HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON VETERANS, MILITARY, & INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, & CULTURE AND THE ARTS

Rep. Ken Ito, Chair

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Lynn DeCoite

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Gene Ward

 

NOTICE OF DECISION MAKING

 

DATE:

Monday, March 23, 2015

TIME:

11:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D  A G E N D A

 

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on March 16, 2015. 

The following measure has been ADDED to the agenda:  SB 1159, SD2

 

SB 559, SD2

(SSCR739)

Status

RELATING TO THE MILITARY.

Expands the office of veterans' services to include military affairs and establishes additional duties of the office; and appropriates funds.  Effective 7/1/2050.  (SD2)

 

VMI, FIN

SB 825, SD2

(SSCR707)

Status

RELATING TO CULTURAL EXCHANGES BETWEEN HAWAII AND PUERTO RICO.

Establishes the temporary Puerto Rican exchange commission to coordinate a cultural exchange program between Hawaii and Puerto Rico to honor and recognize the contributions of the Puerto Rican people and commemorate the arrival of the Puerto Ricans to Hawaii.  Takes effect on 7/1/2050.  (SD2)

 

VMI, FIN

SB 1159, SD2

(SSCR691)

Status

RELATING TO VETERANS DISABILITY BENEFITS.

Exempts federal veterans disability benefits from claims of creditors and attachment, levy, and seizure to enforce a court judgment, except for certain child and spousal support cases.  Effective 01/07/2059.  (SD2)

 

VMI, JUD

 

As this is a decision making meeting only, no public testimony will be accepted.

 

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Rep. Ken Ito

Chair