THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON TOURISM AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Senator Gilbert Kahele, Chair

Senator J. Kalani English, Vice Chair

 

COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION

Senator Rosalyn H. Baker, Chair

Senator Brian T. Taniguchi, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

TIME:

9:10am

PLACE:

Conference Room 229

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 1246

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Amends Act 326, SLH 2012, to exclude resort time share vacation plans, resort time share vacation interests, and transient occupancy on a day-to-day basis in a hotel or motel from provisions governing transient accommodations and local contacts, relevant information, and advertisements.  Postpones the repeal date of Act 326.

 

TSI/CPN, WAM

SB 1031

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS.

Amends Act 326, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012, by (1) Replacing the term "local contact" with "on-island agent"; (2) Defining the term "on-island agent"; (3) Clarifying that an association's duty to report to DOTAX is limited to the relevant information an association actually receives from a transient accommodation operator; (4) Amending penalties imposed on associations for failure to report; and (5) Repealing the sunset date.

 

CPN/TSI, WAM

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

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Senator Rosalyn H. Baker

Chair

 

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Senator Gilbert Kahele

Chair