HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION & COMMERCE

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey, Chair

Rep. Justin H. Woodson, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

Rep. Beth Fukumoto Chang

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Bob McDermott

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

Rep. Karl Rhoads, Chair

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, March 02, 2015

TIME:

2:15pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) has been ADDED to the agenda: HB1194HD2 Proposed

The following measure(s) has been DELETED from the Agenda: HB1194HD1, HB1011

 

HB 25, HD1

(HSCR49)

Status

RELATING TO DISCRIMINATION.

Prohibits discrimination in the rental of real property based on lawful source of income. (HB25 HD1)

 

HSG, CPC/JUD

HB 1176, HD1

(HSCR544)

Status

RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION.

Establishes a Narcotics Advisory Committee and mandatory continuing medical education program for prescribing practitioners. Mandates a pain medication agreement between a patient and any prescriber of a narcotic drug within the State. Requires practitioners to register to administer, prescribe, or dispense a controlled substance. Requires the request of patient information by practitioners and practitioner delegates from a central repository. Establishes the Overdose Prevention and Emergency Response Act. Appropriates funds. (HB1176 HD1)

 

HLT, CPC/JUD

HB 1194, HD1

(HSCR568)

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL COMMERCE.

Repeals provision requiring counties to adopt ordinances regulating agricultural tourism as a precondition for allowing agricultural tourism activities in an agricultural district. Allows agricultural commerce, rather than agricultural tourism, in an agricultural district. (HB1194 HD1)

 

TOU, CPC/JUD

HB 1194, HD1

Proposed HD2

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL COMMERCE.

Proposed HD2: Clarifies legislative intent that agricultural-based commercial operations of bona-fide agricultural operations shall be expressly allowed without undue limitations or restrictions by either land use commission rules or by county ordinances.

 

Copies of the proposed HD1194HD2 are available on the Legislature's Web site: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

TOU, CPC/JUD

HB 1213, HD1

(HSCR92)

Status

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY.

Allows the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to set criteria for independent contractor status and when that status is presumed. Establishes certification procedures. Places the burden of proving an employee-employer relationship on the certified independent contractor if the contractor files an unemployment insurance benefits claim against a customer. (HB1213 HD1)

 

LAB, CPC/JUD

HB 1468, HD1

(HSCR407)

Status

RELATING TO THE INTERISLAND HIGH-VOLTAGE ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION CABLE SYSTEM.

Removes the authorization granted to the public utilities commission to establish a regulatory structure for the installation and implementation of an interisland high-voltage electric transmission cable system. (HB1468 HD1)

 

EEP, CPC/JUD

HB 1011

(HSCR283)

Status

RELATING TO THE TRAFFIC CODE.

Defines dangerous wheels and prohibits their use.

 

TRN, JUD/CPC

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony no later than 24 hours prior to the hearing. Persons submitting testimony on the day of the hearing MUST submit 26 copies. Staff will not be able to make copies. 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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Rep. Karl Rhoads

Chair

 

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Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Chair