HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2022

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Sylvia Luke, Chair

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Patrick Pihana Branco

Rep. Amy A. Perruso

Rep. Stacelynn K.M. Eli

Rep. Jackson D. Sayama

Rep. Daniel Holt

Rep. Adrian K. Tam

Rep. Greggor Ilagan

Rep. Chris Todd

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Tina Wildberger

Rep. Lisa Marten

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

 

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

TIME:

2:45 p.m.

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VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

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A M E N D E D A G E N D A #2

 

 

 

The following measure has been ADDED to the agenda: SB 3335 .

 

 

SB 3090, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1060-22)

Status

RELATING TO FEDERAL INDIRECT OVERHEAD REIMBURSEMENTS.

Broadens the purposes for which indirect costs incurred by the department of education, state public charter school commission, or a charter authorizer from federal grants may be reimbursed. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 3091, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1232-22)

Status

RELATING TO OPTIONS FOR STUDENTS IN DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SCHOOLS.

Broadens the scope of profit-making operations students may engage in at schools to include commercial enterprises, while ensuring that engagement in commercial enterprises shall be related to the primary educational purposes of the school, career pathway, academy, or program. Allows students to receive school credit, compensation, or both, when they engage in profit-making operations. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 3092, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1233-22)

Status

RELATING TO COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISES IN SCHOOLS.

Classifies student interns engaging in commercial enterprises to be employees of the State for purposes of the State Tort Liability Act. Allows the department of education to use revenue generated from commercial enterprises. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 2928, SD3, HD1

(HSCR1310-22)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Establishes an agricultural careers working group to study and prepare an implementation plan for agricultural career pathways. Requires reports to the legislature. Makes an appropriation. Effective 7/1/2051. (HD1)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 2371, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1373-22)

Status

RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.

Establishes a statewide homelessness information system working group to assess the feasibility of establishing a statewide information system to collect and track real-time data related to homelessness in the State, including availability of services, shelters, and low-cost housing in various regions of the State. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD1)

 

HHH, FIN

SB 3168, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1370-22)

Status

RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.

Expands regulatory exemptions for ohana zones pilot program contracts. Extends the sunset date for the ohana zones pilot program to 6/30/2026. Appropriates funds to the governor for the ohana zones pilot program. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD1)

 

HHH/HSG, FIN

SB 1294, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1272-22)

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAID BENEFITS.

Appropriates funds to reinstate the basic package of diagnostic, preventive, and restorative dental benefits to adult medicaid enrollees. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD1)

 

HHH, FIN

SB 2280, SD2, HD2

(HSCR1411-22)

Status

RELATING TO DENTAL ASSISTANTS.

Allows dental assistants to perform limited duties under the general supervision of a dentist licensed in the State in public health settings and under the direction of a dental hygienist licensed in the State. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD2)

 

HHH, CPC, FIN

SB 2624, SD2, HD2

(HSCR1437-22)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Requires the department of health to implement a telehealth pilot project and publish an evaluation report on the telehealth pilot project outcomes. Requires the department to implement and administer a rural health care pilot project to provide physicians and nurse practitioners serving selected rural areas with an availability fee and reimbursements for certain expenses and submit to the legislature an evaluation report on the rural health care pilot project outcomes. Appropriates funds to support the pilot projects. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD2)

 

HHH, CPC, FIN

SB 2678, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1414-22)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE HEALTH INSURANCE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.

Appropriates funds to expand the Hawaii state health insurance assistance program by contracting with third-party service providers and staffing consultants and recruiting more volunteers. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD1)

 

HHH, CPC, FIN

SB 3367, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1284-22)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Creates an early lung cancer screening task force to research the steps and resources necessary to increase early lung cancer screening in Hawaii. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD1)

 

HHH, FIN

SB 2375, SD1, HD2

(HSCR1436-22)

Status

RELATING TO SOCIAL WORK.

Requires the department of public safety, in collaboration with the department of human services, to develop and establish a social work training program to assist nonviolent incarcerated individuals in the area of social work. Requires progress reports on the program to the legislature. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD2)

 

HHH, CPC, FIN

SB 2276, SD2, HD2

(HSCR1435-22)

Status

RELATING TO ACUPUNCTURE.

Makes comprehensive updates to chapter 436E, Hawaii Revised Statutes, regarding acupuncture practitioners to reflect modernized scopes of practice, titles, and licensing and renewal requirements. Beginning with the renewal for the licensing biennium commencing 7/1/2025, requires licensees to obtain thirty hours of continuing education per licensing biennium. Allows the board of acupuncture to issue licenses by reciprocity. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD2)

 

HHH, CPC, FIN

SB 3235, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1283-22)

Status

RELATING TO SAFE SPACES FOR YOUTH PILOT PROGRAM.

Establishes the safe spaces for youth pilot program within the department of human services. Requires the program to collaborate with all state and county departments that offer services to ensure the well-being of youth in Hawaii to coordinate the identification of youth who are experiencing homelessness and placement of these youth at a shelter for homeless youth. Requires the department of human services to contract with nonprofit organizations to provide shelters for homeless youth. Requires the department of human services to submit a report to the legislature before the regular session of 2025. Appropriates funds. Repeals 6/30/2025. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD1)

 

HHH, FIN

SB 2144, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1367-22)

Status

RELATING TO ELECTRONIC INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACCESSIBILITY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.

Requires the office of enterprise technology services, in consultation with the disability and communication access board and a working group comprised of stakeholders, to develop and publish, and periodically review and update, electronic information technology accessibility standards to be implemented by all state entities. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD1)

 

HHH/HET, FIN

SB 2125, HD1

(HSCR1216-22)

Status

RELATING TO LIQUOR LICENSES.

Increases the maximum allowable fine for violation of liquor control laws by a licensee from $2,000 to $5,000. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD1)

 

CPC, FIN

SB 2923, HD1

(HSCR1223-22)

Status

RELATING TO FIREWORKS.

Increases the generally applicable fine and fine for homeowner liability under the Fireworks Control Act from $2,000 to $5,000. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

CPC, FIN

SB 2376, SD1

(HSCR1192-22)

Status

RELATING TO TOBACCO TAXES.

Repeals and eliminates the deferred payment purchase option for cigarette tax stamps. Requires licensees to pay for stamps at the time of purchase using cash, certified check, or bank transfer. Effective 1/1/2023. (SD1)

 

ECD, FIN

SB 2377, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1203-22)

Status

RELATING TO STATE TAX EXAMINATIONS.

Establishes a penalty for failure to respond to an inquiry or request during an official state tax inspection or examination of records. (HD1)

 

ECD, FIN

SB 2378, SD1, HD2

(HSCR1288-22)

Status

RELATING TO THE TAXATION BOARD OF REVIEW.

Adjusts membership of the state taxation board of review and sets quorum. Requires the chair of the board to have certain qualifications. Authorizes board members to validate board actions by a majority of the members who heard the appeal. Establishes a compensation schedule for board members. Clarifies that board meetings are contested case hearings and provides notice requirements. Clarifies the legal and evidentiary framework the board may use in reaching its decisions. Appropriates funds. Effective 10/18/2050. (HD2)

 

ECD, JHA, FIN

SB 2379, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1201-22)

Status

RELATING TO THE SPECIAL ENFORCEMENT SECTION.

Authorizes the special enforcement section of the department of taxation to examine any sector of Hawaii's economy, initiate civil investigations, and refer and recommend cases or examinations of segments of the economy to the auditors within the department for auditing. (HD1)

 

 

 

 

ECD, FIN

SB 3337, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1245-22)

Status

RELATING TO THE ECONOMY.

Establishes a public policy framework that addresses state goals in the areas of economic disaster mitigation and economic diversification. Appropriates funds to DBEDT to implement specific projects that address those goals. Requires DBEDT to submit annual reports to the legislature summarizing project outcomes. Appropriates funds to staff the Hawaii center for advanced transportation technologies. Effective 10/18/2050. (HD1)

 

ECD, FIN

SB 2457, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1392-22)

Status

RELATING TO IMMIGRANT RESOURCE CENTERS.

Appropriates funds to the department of labor and industrial relations, office of community services to restore funding for immigrant resource centers. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

LAT, FIN

SB 3142, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1432-22)

Status

RELATING TO THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW.

Amends the title of chapter 386, part V, subpart C, HRS, to add reserve public safety law enforcement officers, and amends section 386-181, HRS, to include reserve public safety law enforcement officers to the list of volunteer occupations covered under the workers' compensation law. Allows reserve public safety law enforcement officers who are injured under the conditions specified in section 386-3, HRS, to receive workers' compensation. Adds reserve public safety law enforcement officers to the list of volunteers who are covered under the conditions for computing average weekly wages. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD1)

 

LAT, CPC, FIN

SB 3113, SD2

(SSCR3095)

Status

RELATING TO KUPUNA CARE PROGRAM.

Incorporates the kupuna caregivers program into the kupuna care program and adds services for care recipients, caregivers, and employed caregivers. (SD2)

 

FIN

SB 2670, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1077-22)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER, QUEER, PLUS COMMISSION.

Establishes the Hawaii state lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, plus commission. Requires each county mayor to appoint a county committee on the status of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, plus affairs. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD1)

 

HHH, FIN

SB 1107, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1442)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY.

Establishes the hazard mitigation special fund for the Hawaii emergency management agency. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

PDP, JHA, FIN

SB 1112, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1335)

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.

Amends the minimum appointment eligibility requirement for the adjutant general to be an officer that holds or has held a commission of the rank of Colonel in the military grade of O6 or above in the Army or Air National Guard, state defense force, or the Army or Air Force active component of the United States or a reserve component thereof who has served as a commissioned officer for at least ten years, and has no administrative actions that would prevent promotion to the rank of a general officer in the military grade of O7 or O8. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

CMV, FIN

SB 3335, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1073-22)

Status

RELATING TO THE CIVIL AIR PATROL.

Appropriates funds for operational expenses of the Hawaii Wing of the Civil Air Patrol. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

PDP, FIN

 

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Rep. Sylvia Luke

Chair