THE SENATE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

INTERIM OF 2009

 

COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

Senator Carol Fukunaga, Chair

Senator Rosalyn H. Baker, Vice Chair

 

Sen. Clayton Hee

Sen. Sam Slom

Sen. David Y. Ige

 

 

COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION, BUSINESS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey, Chair

Rep. Isaac W. Choy, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Lyla B. Berg

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Glenn Wakai

Rep. Joey Manahan

Rep. Jessica Wooley

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Gene Ward

 

NOTICE OF INFORMATIONAL BRIEFING

 

DATE:

Thursday, September 3, 2009

TIME:

10:00a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room †229

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

 

Part I.†† The purpose of this informational briefing is to gather information relating to the potential impacts on Hawaii businesses and the local film industry, arising from the anticipated reduction and possible elimination of most of the Film Industry Branch, the Community Economic Development (CBED) and Enterprise Zone/Partnership programs.  The reduction of staffing and consequent potential elimination of the Film Industry Branch and CBED/Enterprise Zone programs would occur as a result of Governor Linda Lingleís announced intention to lay off staff in these programs.

Part II.† The purpose of this informational briefing is to gather information regarding the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourismís role in the decision to lay off branch/program staff, and the departmentís plans regarding functions carried out by branch/program staff.

 

Testimony

Late Testimony

Testimony/DBEDT Programs

Briefing Video

 

Persons wishing to testify should submit testimony in one of the following ways by 4:00 p.m. the day prior to the hearing:

 

By Email: Testimony may be emailed if less than 5 pages in length, to the EDT Committee at EDTTestimony@capitol.hawaii.gov

 

In person: 1 copy of their testimony to the Committee Clerk, Room 216, State Capitol.

 

By FAX: Testimony may be faxed if less than 5 pages in length, to the Senate Sergeant-At-Arms Office at 586-6659 or

1-800-586-6659 (toll free for neighbor islands), at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. When faxing, please indicate to which committee the testimony is being submitted and the date and time of the hearing.

 

Please note: If you submit your written testimony after 4:30 p.m. the day prior to the hearing, please sign-in at the staff table to testify orally. ††A copy of your testimony may not be available during the hearing but will be posted online for the public after the hearing.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the informational briefing† (i.e., sign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the EBM Committee Clerk at 586-6160 to make a request for arrangements at least 24 hours prior to the briefing.† Prompt requests help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

For further information, please call the Committee Clerk at 586-6160.

 

 

 

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Senator Carol Fukunaga††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Chair††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chair

 

 

 

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Senator Colleen Hanabusa†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Representative Calvin K.Y. Say

Senate President †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† House Speaker