HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2023

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita, Chair

Rep. Lisa Kitagawa, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Micah P.K. Aiu

Rep. Rachele F. Lamosao

Rep. Cory M. Chun

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Elle Cochran

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Andrew Takuya Garrett

Rep. Mahina Poepoe

Rep. Kirstin Kahaloa

Rep. Jenna Takenouchi

Rep. Darius K. Kila

Rep. David Alcos III

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Gene Ward

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, April 3, 2023

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

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A G E N D A #1

 

HCR 30 / HR 31 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION CREATE A SIMPLIFIED N-11 FORM FOR USE BY INDIVIDUALS WITHOUT TAXABLE INCOME THAT IS SUBJECT TO STATE INCOME TAX.

 

 

FIN

HCR 96

Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF MANDATORY HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR FERTILITY PRESERVATION PROCEDURES FOR CERTAIN PERSONS WHO HAVE BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER AND WHOSE CANCER OR CANCER TREATMENT MAY ADVERSELY AFFECT THEIR FERTILITY.

 

 

FIN

 

 

The following measures were previously heard by subject matter committees.† No public testimony will be accepted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HCR 25 / HR 27

(HSCR1712) /

(HSCR1711)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A PERFORMANCE AUDIT OF THE OPERATIONS AND MANAGEMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES' DIVISION OF BOATING AND OCEAN RECREATION.

 

 

WAL, FIN

 

HCR 29, HD1 / HR 30, HD1

(HSCR1714) /

(HSCR1713)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO STUDY POTENTIAL SOLUTIONS AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR A LONG-TERM MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR SUNSET MEMORIAL PARK.

 

 

WAL, FIN

 

HCR 34, HD1 / HR 35, HD1

(HSCR1654) /

(HSCR1653)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF AGING TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE ADEQUACY OF ELDER CARE ON MOLOKAI AND LANAI, AND IN EAST MAUI.

 

 

HLT, FIN

 

 

HCR 37, HD1 / HR 41, HD1

(HSCR1644) /

(HSCR1643)

Status / Status

 

REQUESTING THE COMPTROLLER, IN CONSULTATION WITH OTHER STATE OFFICIALS, TO SUBMIT A REPORT ON THE PROCESS AND PROCEDURES FOR THE TRANSFER OF FUNDS TO THE WORKS OF ART SPECIAL FUND.

 

 

CAI, FIN

 

 

HCR 40 / HR 44

(HSCR1716) /

(HSCR1715)

Status / Status

 

REQUESTING THAT THE HAWAII EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY ESTABLISH A TWO-YEAR TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS KEY FINDINGS VALIDATED BY THE 2022 RESILIENCY ASSESSMENT REPORT OF THE HAWAII MARITIME TRANSPORTATION REGIONAL RESILIENCY ASSESSMENT PROGRAM PROJECT AND PLAN RESILIENCY ENHANCEMENTS.

 

 

WAL, FIN

 

HCR 58 / HR 60

(HSCR1820) /

(HSCR1819)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO COMPLETE A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ITS POLICIES ON YOUTH EMPLOYMENT AND FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR YOUTH EMPLOYMENT UNDER THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT.

 

 

LGO, FIN

 

HCR 63, HD1 / HR 65, HD1

(HSCR1700) /

(HSCR1699)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO RESEARCH THE LAWS, ORDINANCES, AND RULES PROHIBITING CONDUCT ON OR NEAR SCHOOL GROUNDS, OR FOR THE GENERAL PROTECTION OF CHILDREN ATTENDING SCHOOL, AND TO DISTRIBUTE A SUMMARY OF THOSE LAWS TO STATE AND COUNTY BUILDINGS FOR PUBLIC DISPLAY.

 

 

JHA, FIN

 

HCR 82 / HR 87

(HSCR1822) /

(HSCR1821)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO PROVIDE AND PRODUCE UPDATED ACTUARIAL STUDIES REGARDING THE LIFESPAN PROBABILITIES OF SURVIVING DEPENDENT BENEFICIARIES FOR THE PURPOSE OF APPLYING HAWAII'S WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW.

 

 

LGO, FIN

 

HCR 100, HD1 / HR 107, HD1

(HSCR1797) /

(HSCR1796)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT AN ANALYSIS REGARDING THE SCOPE OF PRACTICE FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS.

 

 

CPC/LMG, FIN

 

HCR 104, HD1 / HR 110, HD1

(HSCR1720) /

(HSCR1719)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO INDEPENDENTLY IDENTIFY THE ROADS, MONUMENTS, LANDMARKS, AND PUBLIC PARKS WITHIN THEIR RESPECTIVE JURISDICTIONS THAT USE THE NAME "DIAMOND HEAD" AND IDENTIFY THE PROCESS FOR RENAMING THESE ROADS, MONUMENTS, LANDMARKS, AND PUBLIC PARKS FROM "DIAMOND HEAD" TO "LĒĎAHI".

 

 

WAL, FIN

 

HCR 107, HD1 / HR 113, HD1

(HSCR1722) /

(HSCR1721)

Status / Status

URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO EXEMPT FROM REAL PROPERTY TAX THOSE PROPERTY OWNERS OF RESIDENTIAL UNITS WITHIN ONE-HALF MILE OF AN ACTIVE MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE LANDFILL OR CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION LANDFILL OR DEEMED TO HAVE BEEN IMPACTED BY AN ACTIVE LANDFILL TO A DEGREE THAT WARRANTS SUCH AN EXEMPTION.

 

 

WAL, FIN

 

HCR 109, HD1 / HR 115, HD1

(HSCR1680) /

(HSCR1679)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH'S SOLID WASTE SECTION, SUBJECT TO THE AVAILABILITY OF FUNDING, TO INVESTIGATE STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVED WASTE DIVERSION BY WORKING WITH THE COUNTIES TO ADDRESS EACH COUNTY'S UNIQUE NEEDS ACCORDING TO ITS GEOGRAPHY, POPULATION, AND INDUSTRY MAKE-UP.

 

 

EEP, FIN

 

HCR 112, HD1 / HR 118, HD1

(HSCR1801) /

(HSCR1800)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL ASSESSMENT OF PROPOSED MANDATORY HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR VARIOUS SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE SERVICES.

 

 

CPC/LMG, FIN

 

HCR 115

(HSCR1727)

Status

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT KANEOHE, KOOLAUPOKO, OAHU, FOR THE EXISTING BOAT RAMP AND CONCRETE WALL, AND FOR USE, REPAIR, AND MAINTENANCE OF THE EXISTING IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED THEREON.

 

 

WAL, FIN

 

HCR 116 / HR 121

(HSCR1684) /

(HSCR1683)

Status / Status

URGING THE COMMITTEE ON WEIGHTS TO RECOMMEND, AND THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO ADOPT, A WEIGHTED STUDENT FORMULA THAT GIVES GREATER CONSIDERATION TO SMALL AND REMOTE SCHOOLS.

 

 

EDN, FIN

 

HCR 131 / HR 132

(HSCR1710) /

(HSCR1709)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO RECOMMEND APPROPRIATE LABELING REQUIREMENTS FOR HAWAII-GROWN TEA.

 

 

AGR, FIN

 

HCR 133 / HR 134

(HSCR1810) /

(HSCR1809)

Status / Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO ESTABLISH SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL.

 

 

TRN, FIN

 

HCR 141 / HR 143

(HSCR1706) /

(HSCR1705)

Status / Status

URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO CREATE A PLAN FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A MARITIME COLLEGE AND TO ESTABLISH A MARITIME COLLEGE.

 

 

HET, FIN

 

HCR 142 / HR 144

(HSCR1704) /

(HSCR1703)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO EVALUATE UPDATING ITS EXTENSION SITES.

 

 

HET, FIN

 

HCR 153, HD1 / HR 154, HD1

(HSCR1724) /

(HSCR1723)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TO CONDUCT A STUDY THAT EVALUATES POSSIBLE METHODS OF FLOOD REMEDIATION AND FLOOD AVERSION FOR CERTAIN AREAS OF THE ISLAND OF MOLOKAI.

 

 

WAL, FIN

 

HCR 158 / HR 159

(HSCR1690) /

(HSCR1689)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, TO PRODUCE A REPORT ON INCREASING ACCESS TO TUTORING SERVICES WITHIN AND OUTSIDE OF HAWAII'S K-12 PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

 

 

EDN, FIN

 

HCR 168, HD1 / HR 173, HD1

(HSCR1658) /

(HSCR1657)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO PERFORM A STUDY TO DETERMINE IF THE GOVERNMENT AS A WHOLE IS ADEQUATELY ALLOCATING FUNDING FOR EACH REGION OF OAHU FOR HOMELESS SERVICES.

 

 

HLT, FIN

 

HCR 170, HD1 / HR 175, HD1

(HSCR1726) /

(HSCR1725)

Status / Status

URGING THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO PREPARE A FEASIBILITY PLAN FOR THE TRANSITION OF THE MANAGEMENT OF THE MAKUA MILITARY RESERVATION TO THE STATE FROM THE UNITED STATES ARMY UPON THE EXPIRATION OF GENERAL LEASE NUMBER S-3848.

 

 

WAL, FIN

 

HCR 174 / HR 179

(HSCR1812) /

(HSCR1811)

Status / Status

URGING THE STATE OF HAWAII, CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, FEDERAL ENTITIES, AND PRIVATE LAND OWNERS TO WORK TOGETHER TO IMMEDIATELY OPEN THE SECTION OF THE WAIANAE COAST EMERGENCY ACCESS ROAD EXTENDING PAAKEA ROAD OUT TO LUALUALEI NAVAL ROAD FOR PUBLIC USE ON A PERMANENT BASIS.

 

 

TRN, FIN

 

HCR 177, HD1 / HR 182, HD1

(HSCR1826) /

(HSCR1825)

Status / Status

URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGES TO ESTABLISH BACCALAUREATE DEGREE PROGRAMS IN AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY, FOOD SCIENCE, AND EDUCATION AT LEEWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE.

 

 

AGR/HET, FIN

 

HCR 178, HD1 / HR 183, HD1

(HSCR1608) /

(HSCR1607)

Status / Status

REQUESTING A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON REDEVELOPING LANDS SITUATED AT TMK (1) 2-8-015:001 INTO WORKFORCE HOUSING AND OTHER AFFILIATED USES.

 

 

HSG, FIN

 

 

HCR 179 / HR 184

(HSCR1606) /

(HSCR1605)

Status / Status

 

REAFFIRMING THE COMMITMENT TO INCREASE THE STATE'S AFFORDABLE HOUSING STOCK BY NOT ALLOCATING SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS AND DISCOURAGING THE USE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS.

 

 

HSG, FIN

 

HCR 180 / HR 185

(HSCR1696) /

(HSCR1695)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO REPORT ON WAYS TO INCREASE ACCESS TO EXTENDED LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES OR COURSE CREDITS FOR NON-TRADITIONAL AND EXTERNAL LEARNING EXPERIENCES.

 

 

EDN, FIN

 

HCR 181 / HR 186

(HSCR1799) /

(HSCR1798)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONDUCT A SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL ASSESSMENT OF PROPOSED MANDATORY HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR WEIGHT MANAGEMENT MEDICATION.

 

 

CPC/LMG, FIN

 

HCR 186, HD1 / HR 191, HD1

(HSCR1646) /

(HSCR1645)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DISABILITY AND COMMUNICATION ACCESS BOARD TO ESTABLISH AN AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER WORKFORCE WORKING GROUP TO PROMOTE INCREASING THE NUMBER OF AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS IN THE STATE.

 

 

HLT, FIN

 

HCR 187 / HR 192

(HSCR1648) /

(HSCR1647)

Status / Status

URGING THE HAWAII EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY TO INCLUDE IN ALL LIVE AND RECORDED EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM VIDEO BROADCASTS, AN ON-SCREEN INTERPRETER DISSEMINATING THE EMERGENCY INFORMATION IN AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE AT ALL TIMES, INCLUDING DURING GRAPHIC PRESENTATIONS.

 

 

HLT, FIN

 

HCR 193 / HR 198

(HSCR1682) /

(HSCR1681)

Status / Status

URGING THE GOVERNOR AND STATE DEPARTMENTS TO INVESTIGATE OPPORTUNITIES PROVIDED BY THE DIRECT PAY PROVISION IN THE INFLATION REDUCTION ACT THAT ALLOWS FOR DIRECT PAYMENT OF CLEAN ENERGY INCENTIVES TO STATE GOVERNMENT ENTITIES FOR THE COST OF INSTALLING SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS IN STATE FACILITIES.

 

 

EEP, FIN

 

HCR 203 / HR 207

(HSCR1604) /

(HSCR1603)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES' MED-QUEST DIVISION TO TAKE STEPS NECESSARY TO ENSURE THAT ADEQUATE PROVIDER RATES ARE ESTABLISHED FOR APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS SERVICES.

 

 

HUS, FIN

 

HCR 207 / HR 211

(HSCR1650) /

(HSCR1649)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE AN EARLY LUNG CANCER SCREENING WORKING GROUP TO CONTINUE THE EFFORTS OF THE EARLY LUNG CANCER SCREENING TASK FORCE ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO ACT 162, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2022.

 

 

HLT, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Chair