Rep. Richard Fale Addresses HB 2533 – Funding for Election

RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
Report Title: Campaign Spending Commission; Public Funding for Election Candidates; Appropriation ($)
Description: Creates a public funding program for elections to the State House of Representatives. Repeals provisions under the existing partial public financing program specifically applicable to candidates for the Offices of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, State Senator, and State Representative pertaining to campaign expenditure limits, maximum amounts of public funding, and minimum amounts of qualifying contributions. Appropriates funds. Effective July 1, 2030. (HB2533 HD2)

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Reps Ward and Fale Address HB 1675 – Student Instructional Hours

RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Report Title: Department of Education; Student Instructional Hours
Description: Requires all public secondary schools to implement a school year that includes nine hundred ninety student instructional hours beginning with the 2014-2015 school year. Repeals the requirement that by the 2016-2018 school years, all public schools implement a school year of one hundred eighty days, including one thousand eighty student instructional hours for both elementary and secondary school grades. Allows board of education to define “student instructional hours.” Effective July 1, 2030. (HB1675 HD1)

3/4/2014 H Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 1 with Representative(s) Har, Ing, Jordan, Lowen, McKelvey, Morikawa, Oshiro, Takai, Tokioka, Tsuji, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Aquino, Awana, Carroll, Cullen, Fale, Fukumoto, Hanohano, Ito, Johanson, Kawakami, Matsumoto, Say, Thielen, Yamane voting no (14) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.

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Rep. McDermott Addresses HB 14 – Kindergarten Mandatory

RELATING TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION.
Report Title: Kindergarten
Description: Amends the compulsory education law to make kindergarten mandatory. Develops a statewide individualized kindergarten readiness system, and beginning with the 2015-2016 school year, requires all public and charter schools to adopt the system. Appropriates funds. Effective July 1, 2030. (HB14 HD2)

3/4/2014 H Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with Representative(s) Fale, Fukumoto, Hanohano, Jordan, McDermott voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.

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Rep. Gene Ward Addresses HB 1651 – Use Tax; Internet Sales

RELATING TO TAXATION.
Report Title: Use Tax; Internet Sales; Out-of-State Sellers; Affiliates
Description: Unless preempted by federal law, requires the collection of use taxes by sellers of tangible personal property who enter into agreements under which a person in the State refers potential purchasers to the seller, including by an internet link or web site, or performs related services in the State on behalf of the seller. Effective July 1, 2030. (HB1651 HD1)
3/4/2014 H Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 1 with Representative(s) Har voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Evans, Fale, Fukumoto, Johanson, Matsumoto, McDermott, Ohno, Thielen, Ward voting no (9) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.

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Rep. Richard Fale Addresses HB 1651 – Use Tax; Internet Sales

RELATING TO TAXATION.
Report Title: Use Tax; Internet Sales; Out-of-State Sellers; Affiliates
Description: Unless preempted by federal law, requires the collection of use taxes by sellers of tangible personal property who enter into agreements under which a person in the State refers potential purchasers to the seller, including by an internet link or web site, or performs related services in the State on behalf of the seller. Effective July 1, 2030. (HB1651 HD1)

Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 1 with Representative(s) Har voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Evans, Fale, Fukumoto, Johanson, Matsumoto, McDermott, Ohno, Thielen, Ward voting no (9) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.

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