The following “Bills of Interest” are set to come before various Senate committees in Honolulu, tomorrow:
RELATING TO PUBLIC FINANCE.
Allows the Department of Budget and Finance to enter into agreements with other bond issuers to pool qualified energy conservation bond allocations. Authorizes the Department to assess fees. Establishes the qualified energy conservation bond fee special account within the energy security special fund of Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism. Requires proceeds from the special account to be expended pursuant to legislative appropriation. Requires reports for the 2013 Regular Session from the Director of Finance and the Director of Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism. (Proposed SD2)
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Extends the reporting date of the 2010 – 2012 tax review commission and appropriates funds. (Proposed SD1
other bills: food self sufficiency, children and youth, workers’ comp, native Hawaiians, public works
Confirmation hearings for several positions: Board of Directors of the Hawai’i Health Connector, State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Contractors License Board, Board of Private Detectives and Guards
Resolution: URGING THE CREATION OF AN EXPLORATORY COMMITTEE TO CONSIDER THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INTERNATIONAL AVIATION TRAINING CENTER AT THE HILO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND AN ADVANCED AVIATION DEGREE TRAINING PROGRAM AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO.
Confirmation hearing for several positions: Medical Advisory Board, State Highway Safety Council
EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR LA‘I‘OPUA 2020 AND ITS EFFORTS TO CONSTRUCT THE LA‘I‘OPUA COMMUNITY CENTER COMPLEX.
For more information on bills and hearings: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/