Saturday, January 26, 2008

Selected Bills of Interest for Monday, January 28th

MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2008

COMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, Room 329, 8:30 a.m.

HB2032 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM. Prohibits the employees' retirement system from acquiring securities of companies that have active business operations with Uganda. (Mizuno)

COMMITTEE ON TOURISM & CULTURE, Room 325, 10:00 a.m.

HB2986 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE COMMUNITY COLLEGES. Requires community colleges to establish a pilot program in cultural sensitivity training for hospitality industry workers. (Yamane)

HB3348 RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION. Directs a portion of transient accommodations tax moneys to initially capitalize the Hawaii preservation fund. (Evans)

HB3428 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE. Requires DAGS to prepare and submit a plan to the 2009 legislature to have all signs at the State Capitol in both English and Hawaiian. (Carroll)

COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION & COMMERCE, Room 325, 2:05 p.m.

HB2591 RELATING TO GIFT CERTIFICATES. Requires retailers to pay out in cash the balance of any gift card worth less than $5, if requested by the consumer. (Magaoay)

2 comments:

MLee said...

transportation also has some interesting bills this week--especially the one which would establish best practices for public private partnerships on roads. M

Hawaii House Blog - GD said...

Thanks Rep. Lee. Appreciate the heads up. We're all trying to help each other stay on top of these bills.