HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2016

 

COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & BUSINESS

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami, Chair

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Lynn DeCoite

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Gene Ward

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 17, 2016

TIME:

10:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2301, SD1

(SSCR2621)

Status

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST KEAHOLE MANAGEMENT GROUP LLC.

Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Keahole Management Group LLC with planning, designing, constructing, and equipping facilities for the manufacturing and processing of products. (SD1)

 

EDB, FIN

SB 3110, SD1

(SSCR2678)

Status

RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY.

Requires that the fiscal year 2015-2016 appropriation to DBEDT for HTDC to provide grants to businesses with a federal small business innovation research phase II or III award shall lapse by 6/30/2017 and not at the end of fiscal year 2015-2016. Takes effect 6/29/2016. (SD1)

 

EDB, FIN

SB 2302, SD1

(SSCR2743)

Status

RELATING TO DARK SKIES PROTECTION.

Establishes an advisory committee to assist the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism in developing and implementing a statewide dark skies protection strategy. Sunsets 6/30/2021. (SD1)

 

EDB, FIN

HCR 59 / HR 26 /

Status / Status

RECOGNIZING AEROSPACE AS A STRATEGIC AND TIMELY GROWTH INDUSTRY FOR HAWAII AND REQUESTING THE STATE ADMINISTRATION TO TAKE PROACTIVE, COORDINATED, AND SUSTAINED ACTION TO FULLY REALIZE THE SIGNIFICANT SCIENTIFIC, EDUCATIONAL, AND COMMERCIAL BENEFITS THE AEROSPACE INDUSTRY CAN BRING TO THE STATE.

 

 

EDB, FIN

HCR 89 / HR 51 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM TO CONDUCT A STUDY ANALYZING THE IMPACTS OF RETAIL ON HAWAII'S ECONOMY, WITH A FOCUS ON THE PURCHASE OF GOODS THROUGH THE INTERNET.

 

 

EDB, FIN

HCR 184 / HR 131 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, WEST OAHU, TO COLLABORATE WITH THE STATE PROCUREMENT OFFICE TO EXPLORE, COLLECT DATA, AND REPORT ON THE VIABILITY OF A WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PILOT PROGRAM IN THE FIELD OF PROCUREMENT.

 

 

EDB, HED

HCR 196 / HR 142 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE STATE PROCUREMENT OFFICE TO REVIEW HAWAII'S PROCUREMENT LAWS IN COMPARISON WITH FEDERAL PROCUREMENT LAWS.

 

 

EDB, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

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Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If during the course of the hearing it appears that there will not be sufficient time to allow every testifier to be heard, the chairperson reserves the right to limit testifiers to 3 minutes.  This three minute policy will be enforced to ensure fairness and adequate consideration of all bills.

 

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Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

Chair