Reps. Ward and Fale Address HB619 – RELATING TO FERAL BIRDS

RELATING TO FERAL BIRDS.
Report Title: Feral Birds; Knowingly Feeding; Offense
Description: Makes knowingly feeding wild or feral birds a violation under the Penal Code. Makes a second or subsequent offense a petty misdemeanor. (HB619 HD1)

3/1/2013 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1; placed on the calendar for Third Reading with Representative(s) Belatti, Jordan, McKelvey, Oshiro, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Evans, Fale voting no (2) and Representative(s) Coffman, Hanohano, Morikawa, Nakashima, Takumi excused (5).

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Reps Thielen and Ward Address HB865 PUBLIC SCHOOL REDEVELOPMENT

Measure Title: RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOL REDEVELOPMENT.

Report Title: Twenty-first Century Schools; DOE; Appropriation ($)
Description: Establishes framework for the development of twenty-first century schools through the redevelopment of public school lands by the DOE. Makes an appropriation. Effective 7/1/2112. (HD1)

3/1/2013 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1; placed on the calendar for Third Reading with Representative(s) Belatti, Carroll, Cheape, Fale, Fukumoto, Johanson, Jordan, Lowen, McKelvey voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) McDermott, Thielen, Ward voting no (3) and Representative(s) Coffman, Hanohano, Morikawa, Nakashima, Takumi excused (5).

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Rep. Ward Addresses HB1443 -HURRICANE RELIEF FUND

RELATING TO THE HAWAII HURRICANE RELIEF FUND.
Report Title: Hawaii Hurricane Relief Fund ($)
Description: Authorizes the Hawaii Hurricane Relief Fund to conduct itself as a private entity to participate in the insurance market. Reactivates the special mortgage recording fee. Replenishes the Hawaii Hurricane Relief Fund. Effective July 1, 2030. (HB1443 HD1)

3/1/2013 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1; placed on the calendar for Third Reading with Representative(s) Fale, Johanson, Onishi, Thielen, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Cheape, Cullen, Fukumoto, Ichiyama, Jordan, Kawakami, McDermott, Takayama, Tokioka voting no (9) and Representative(s) Coffman, Hanohano, Morikawa, Nakashima, Takumi excused (5).

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Rep. McDermott Addresses HB 1443 HURRICANE RELIEF FUND

RELATING TO THE HAWAII HURRICANE RELIEF FUND.
Report Title: Hawaii Hurricane Relief Fund ($)
Description: Authorizes the Hawaii Hurricane Relief Fund to conduct itself as a private entity to participate in the insurance market. Reactivates the special mortgage recording fee. Replenishes the Hawaii Hurricane Relief Fund. Effective July 1, 2030. (HB1443 HD1)

3/1/2013 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1; placed on the calendar for Third Reading with Representative(s) Fale, Johanson, Onishi, Thielen, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Cheape, Cullen, Fukumoto, Ichiyama, Jordan, Kawakami, McDermott, Takayama, Tokioka voting no (9) and Representative(s) Coffman, Hanohano, Morikawa, Nakashima, Takumi excused (5).

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Reps. Ward, Fale and Johanson Address HB1257- TAXATION

Measure Title: RELATING TO TAXATION.
Report Title: General Excise Tax; Use Tax
Description: Expands application of the general excise tax to business activities in the State that are significantly associated with a seller’s ability to establish or maintain a market in the State. Creates a presumption under the general excise tax law for sellers of tangible personal property where the seller’s activities in the State demonstrate a significant business nexus with the State. Creates a presumption under the use tax law that a seller is engaged in business in the State if the seller’s activities in the State demonstrate a significant business nexus with the State. Effective July 1, 2030. (HB1257 HD1)

3/1/2013 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1; placed on the calendar for Third Reading with Representative(s) Cheape, Johanson voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Fale, Fukumoto, McDermott, Thielen, Ward voting no (5) and Representative(s) Coffman, Hanohano, Morikawa, Nakashima, Takumi excused (5).

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Reps. McDermott and Fale Address HB1203 – NATIONAL GUARD

RELATING TO THE NATIONAL GUARD.
Report Title: National Guard; Adjutant General; Requirements
Description: Provides preference for a person who has had at least five years of service as an active commissioned officer in the Hawaii National Guard, whether army, air, or both for eligibility to serve as adjutant general. Provides second preference for national guard members to serve as adjutant general over members of the armed forces of the United States or a reserve component thereof. Grandfathers the current adjutant general. (HB1203 HD1)

3/1/2013 H Passed Third Reading with Representative(s) Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Cabanilla, Fale, McDermott voting no (3) and Representative(s) Coffman, Hanohano, Morikawa, Nakashima, Takumi excused (5). Transmitted to Senate.

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Rep. Ward Addresses HB 1287 – PERSONAL INFORMATION

RELATING TO PERSONAL INFORMATION.
Report Title: ID Card; Driver’s License
Description: Allows a business to scan an individual’s driver’s license or identification card to verify age when providing age-restricted goods or services regardless of reasonable doubt of the person’s age. Effective January 1, 2100. (HB1287 HD1)

3/1/2013 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1; placed on the calendar for Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Cabanilla, Evans, Fale, McDermott, Thielen, Ward voting no (6) and Representative(s) Coffman, Hanohano, Morikawa, Nakashima, Takumi excused (5).

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