HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Sylvia Luke, Chair

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura

Rep. Lynn DeCoite

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Cedric Asuega Gates

Rep. Sean Quinlan

Rep. Daniel Holt

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Jarrett Keohokalole

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

TIME:

2:30 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A #  4

 

HB 1246, HD1

Proposed HD2

Status

RELATING TO ALTERNATIVES TO INCARCERATION.

Proposed HD2:  Authorizes electronic monitoring of offenders in programs that offer alternative to incarceration.  Effective 7/1/2050.

 

 

PBS, FIN

HB 1305, HD1

(HSCR449)

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Appropriates funds for the construction of a westbound shoulder lane on the H-1 Freeway between the Kunia/Waipahu/Ewa (Exit 5) off-ramp and the Kualakai Parkway on-ramp.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1580, HD1

(HSCR220)

Status

RELATING TO ENERGY.

Establishes a clean ground transportation benchmark framework to maximize consumer fuel savings, including a near term 2025 target encouraging electric vehicle infrastructure buildout supporting Hawaii’s goal for the reduction and ultimate elimination of the use of imported fuels for ground transportation.  Directs the department of transportation to collaborate with the state energy office to develop recommendations to achieve those benchmarks.

 

EEP, FIN

HB 208, HD2

(HSCR528)

Status

RELATING TO LABOR.

Authorizes the Director of Labor and Industrial Relations or the Director's designee to issue and serve on an employer a stop-work order prohibiting the use of employee labor by the employer until the employer complies with certain provisions regarding security for payments of compensation to employees.  Establishes penalties, enforcement, and protest procedures related to stop-work orders.

 

LAB, JUD, FIN

HB 1457, HD1

(HSCR617)

Status

RELATING TO AQUATIC LIFE.

Requires the Division of Aquatic Resources to promote education about nearshore reef wildlife and to develop a comprehensive plan, programs, and policies for its sustainable management.  Places a temporary moratorium on the issuance of new aquarium fish permits.

 

OMH, FIN

HB 508, HD1

(HSCR531)

Status

RELATING TO ETHICS.

Increases administrative fines for ethics violations and for violations of the lobbyist law.  Clarifies the assessment of fines in the context of a settlement agreement.  Removes the intent of the respondent as an element of civil violations for chapter 97, HRS.

 

JUD, FIN

 

 

 

Copies of the proposed HD2 are available in room 306 and on the Legislature's Web site:  http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

 

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. 

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER:  2 copies to Room 306 in the State Capitol;

FAX:       For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

WEB:     For testimony less than 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

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 you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6200 or email your request for an interpreter to [email protected] at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements.  Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

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Rep. Sylvia Luke

Chair