OFFICE OF THE SPEAKER

TWENTY-NINTH STATE LEGISLATURE

 

COMMITTEE REFERRALS

 

 

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NO. 16

15TH LEGISLATIVE DAY-FEBRUARY 10, 2017

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Committee Abbreviations:

 


AGR -  Agriculture

CPC -   Consumer Protection & Commerce

EDB -  Economic Development & Business

EDN -  Education

EEP -   Energy & Environmental Protection

FIN -    Finance

HED -  Higher Education

HLT -   Health

HSG -  Housing

HUS -  Human Services

IAC -   Intrastate Commerce

JUD -   Judiciary

LAB -  Labor & Public Employment

LMG -  Legislative Management

OMH - Ocean, Marine Resources, & Hawaiian Affairs

PBS -   Public Safety

TOU -  Tourism

TRN -  Transportation

VMI -   Veterans, Military, & International Affairs, & Culture and the Arts

WAL - Water & Land


 

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Committee

 

 

REFERRAL

 

HR12

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

 

OMH/WAL, FIN

HR15

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION TO ADOPT RULES TO REQUIRE THAT ANY ASSESSMENT OF PENALTY OR INTEREST ON TAXES BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN EXPLANATION, INCLUDING CALCULATIONS, OF HOW THE AMOUNT OF THE PENALTY OR INTEREST WAS DETERMINED.

 

FIN

HR16

URGING PRIVATE SCHOOLS IN HAWAI‘I TO CONSIDER OFFERING OR CONTINUE OFFERING HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION AS AN OPTION OR AN ELECTIVE IN THEIR ACADEMIC CURRICULUM.

 

EDN

HCR29

REQUESTING THE CONTRACTORS LICENSE BOARD TO EITHER ELIMINATE OR RECLASSIFY INTERIM SPECIALTY LICENSE.

 

LAB, FIN

HCR30

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

 

OMH/WAL, FIN

HCR31

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION TO ADOPT RULES TO REQUIRE THAT ANY ASSESSMENT OF PENALTY OR INTEREST ON TAXES BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN EXPLANATION, INCLUDING CALCULATIONS, OF HOW THE AMOUNT OF THE PENALTY OR INTEREST WAS DETERMINED.

 

FIN

HCR32

REQUESTING THE COUNTIES TO CONSIDER PROVIDING INCENTIVES, SUCH AS WAIVING INFRASTRUCTURE CAPACITY COSTS AND PERMITTING FEES, FOR DEVELOPERS TO DEVELOP HOUSING FOR HOUSEHOLDS EARNING LESS THAN EIGHTY PERCENT OF THE AREA MEDIAN INCOME.

 

HSG, WAL

HCR33

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A SUNRISE REVIEW OF THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF GERONTOLOGISTS.

 

HLT, CPC

HCR34

REQUESTING THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE ON AGING AND THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII CENTER ON AGING TO ESTABLISH A WORKING GROUP TO REVIEW THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ADULT EDUCATION SERVICES, THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII FREE SENIOR ENROLLMENT OPPORTUNITIES, AND THE POTENTIAL TO PROVIDE NEW LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES TO SENIOR CITIZENS.

 

HUS, HED

HCR35

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII CENTER ON AGING TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO ASSESS CURRENT ELDER AND KUPUNA CARE SERVICES AND THE ANTICIPATED DEMAND FOR THOSE SERVICES IN ORDER TO IMPROVE THOSE SERVICES AND MEET ANTICIPATED DEMAND.

 

HUS, HED

HCR36

REQUESTING THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE ON AGING TO EVALUATE THE NEED FOR SENIOR CENTERS ACROSS THE STATE AND PROPOSE AN EXPANSION OF THE BASE AMOUNT OF FUNDING FOR SENIOR CENTERS IN THE SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018-2019.

 

HLT/HUS, FIN

HCR37

URGING PRIVATE SCHOOLS IN HAWAI‘I TO CONSIDER OFFERING OR CONTINUE OFFERING HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION AS AN OPTION OR AN ELECTIVE IN THEIR ACADEMIC CURRICULUM.

 

EDN

HCR38

CONVENING A LEGISLATIVE WORKING GROUP TO INVESTIGATE AND IDENTIFY STRATEGIES TO PROMOTE GREATER RETIREMENT SAVINGS FOR PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYEES IN HAWAII.

 

CPC, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

Committee

 

 

RE-REFERRAL

 

HB193

RELATING TO PROPERTY.

Increases the amount of the exemption from attachment or execution of (1) real property that is owned by any individual who is not delinquent on income taxes, real property taxes, or mortgages; and (2) a motor vehicle.  Exempts one month of child support and spousal support from attachment or execution.

 

CPC, FIN

HB777, HD1

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Allows gray water systems to be placed on agricultural lands to help farmers use water and gray water nutrients more efficiently. 

 

AGR, EEP

HB884

RELATING TO SCHOOL IMPACT FEES.

Exempts affordable housing units, additions to existing dwelling units, accessory dwelling units, and ohana dwelling units from school impact fee requirements.

 

EDN, FIN

HB1300

RELATING TO CORAL.

Requires UH Environmental Center to conduct ongoing studies of the environmental impacts of sewage spills on affected coral reefs.  Requires UH Environmental Center to submit an annual report to the legislature prior to the convening of regular sessions.  Appropriations.

 

EEP, FIN

HB1304

RELATING TO MARINE EVENTS.

Requires the submission of permit applications for regattas or marine parades to DLNR at least 1 year and 30 days before a proposed event.  Requires DLNR to grant or deny permits no less than 1 year before a proposed event.  Allows DLNR to assess cancellation fees.

 

WAL, FIN

HB1339

RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION.

Restructures the Hawaii Invasive Species Council as the Hawaii Invasive Species Authority to coordinate implementation of the Hawaii Interagency Biosecurity Plan and related duties.  Appropriates funds.

 

AGR/EEP, FIN