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Rep. Fale Addresses SB 2196 Energy

May 1, 2014

RELATING TO ENERGY.
Report Title: Energy; Energy Systems Development Special Fund
Description: Re-establishes the energy systems development special fund, which was repealed. Extends the repeal of various allocations of the environmental response, energy, and food security tax from 2015 to 2030. (CD1)

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Reps. Ward and Fale Address the State Budget 2014

April 29, 2014

RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET.
Report Title: State budget. ($)
Description: Adjusts appropriations for fiscal biennium 20132015 operating and capital budgets of executive branch agencies and programs. (CD1)

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Rep. Fale addresses minimum wage amendment

April 10, 2014

RELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE.
Report Title: Labor; Minimum Wage; Tip Credit
Description: Increases minimum wage rate to $7.75 per hour beginning on 1/1/15, $8.50 per hour beginning on 1/1/16, $9.25 per hour beginning on 1/1/17, and $10.00 per hour beginning on 1/1/18. Increases the tip credit to 50 cents per hour beginning on 1/1/15, and 75 cents per hour beginning on 1/1/16; provided that beginning 1/1/15, the combined amount the employee receives in wages and tips is at least $7 more than the applicable minimum wage. (SB2609 HD2)
Floor Amendment No. 7 offered by Rep. Fale.
4/8/2014 H Floor amendment failed following a voicel vote: Noes, 3 (Representative(s) Ing, Luke, Wooley). Excused, 0 (none).
4/8/2014 H Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with Representative(s) Awana, Fale, Fukumoto, Hanohano, Har, Johanson, Kawakami, Matsumoto, Takumi, Tokioka, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) McDermott voting no (1) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.

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Reps. Fale and Ward Address SB 2288 Amendment – Education

April 9, 2014

Amendment addresses Pono choices

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Representative Richard Fale Honors The Polynesian Cultural Center

April 1, 2014

Representative Richard Fale honors The Polynesian Cultural Center on its golden anniversary and commends its 50 years of enchantment, entertainment, and education.

Here are the names of the honorees:

Alfred Grace
Boyd Mossman
Cy Bridges
Tausilinu`u David Hannemann
Kalolaine Mataele Soukop
Fane Harris

PCC honoreers # 3

Contact: repfale@capitol.hawaii.gov

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Rep. Richard Fale Addresses HB 2370 Taxation; Distribution of Partial Payment

March 6, 2014

RELATING TO TAXATION.
Report Title: Taxation; Distribution of Partial Payment
Description: Requires that partial payment of taxes be credited in equal amounts to interest, penalties, and principal. Effective July 1, 2030. (HB2370 HD1)

Passed Third Reading with Representative(s) Rhoads voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Aquino, Awana, Carroll, Choy, Cullen, Hanohano, Har, Hashem, Ichiyama, Ing, Ito, Jordan, Kawakami, McKelvey, Morikawa, Onishi, Oshiro, Say, Takayama, Takumi, Tokioka, Tsuji, Yamashita, Yamane voting no (24) and Representative(s) Wooley excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.

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Rep. Richard Fale Addresses HB 2170 – New Hotel Construction;

March 6, 2014

RELATING TO TAXATION.
Report Title: New Hotel Construction; Income Tax Credit
Description: Provides an income tax credit for costs incurred in new hotel construction. Effective July 1, 2030. (HB2170 HD2)

3/4/2014 H Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with Representative(s) Hanohano, Ing, Jordan, Lowen, Oshiro, Wooley voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Creagan excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.

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Rep. Richard Fale Addresses HB 2533 – Funding for Election

March 5, 2014

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

March 5, 2014

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

March 5, 2014

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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