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Senate Bill 318

Website: http://capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/lists/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=318
Location: Hawaii
Members: 67
Latest Activity: Nov 29, 2017

Senate Bill: SB 318
Report Title: Business development in Hawaii; Motion Picture, digital Media and film production tax credit.

RELATING TO BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT IN HAWAII.

Amends the motion picture, digital media, and film production tax credits to increase the tax credits to unspecified percentages and dollar amounts and to provide additional non-refundable tax credits for qualified media infrastructure projects in certain qualifying counties; provides an additional tax credit for qualified special or visual effects and animation production costs; raises the tax credit caps to unspecified amounts. Effective 7/1/2011

***WE NEED your Testimony and your presense for this to work!***
 
Submit testimony as follows:
EMAIL:  For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to:
sb318@hawaiiactors.com

                Or

Click Here to submit testimony

 Downloadable Template for your testimony.

 

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Lace Up for the Next Round!

It's very important that we don't get discouraged! Significant legislation often takes more than one session.  Let's address any "weaknesses" in the bill and submit a "new and improved version in…Continue

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Comment by Hawaii Film Industry on April 4, 2011 at 9:18pm

Relativity Media and Hawaii State Legislators have already made several moves. Now is our turn to make a move.

Aloha HAN members,

          This news is HOT off the press, just in today. SB318 IS ON THE MOVE AGAIN.

Wednesday April 6, 2011 @ 4pm will be the LAST public hearing for SB318. This will be the last chance we have for them to hear from the actors. The time is here for us to be seen and heard. Your support is needed in order to make a powerful statement to our state legislators so they will see how many actors and filmmakers want to have more productions come to Hawaii creating more jobs for all of us. 

Here's what we need to make sure this bill stays on course to being passed. 

1.) All HAN members to submit a testimony via the Hawaii State Legislator Website or send to SB318@hawaiiactors.com and we will make sure they get there. If you have already submitted a testimony to HAN via email, you do not have to do again. We still have them ready for submission. 


Downloadable Sample Template for your testimony.

2.) We need as many HAN members to meet us at the state capitol on Wednesday April 6, 2011 @ 3pm by house conference room 308.

3.) If anyone will have challenges getting there because of transportation, please post in the Senate Bill 318 group and some of our members will help you to get there. Let's all pull together HAN members to make this happen.

We want all of you to be there to share and witness this historic piece of legislation that will help build the future of Hawaii's film industry.

The press will most likely be there so dress for an interview.

Be ready to celebrate with us after it has passed this step, guided by the HAWAII ACTORS. 

See all of you at the state capitol building 
Wednesday April 6, 2011 @ 3pm. 

Remember: Our state legislators will always make sure they do the right thing for the people of Hawaii. When they are working on a bill as important as this one, they like to hear from the taxpayers in order to assure them that they are on the right track to doing the job you want them to do. If they don't hear from YOU then that could possibly give them a message that there is little to no intrest of film productions bringing work to Hawaii. Your presence and testimony is EXTREMELY important.    

 

The Wells Brothers

              &

HAN Administrative Staff

 

Comment by Teddy Wells on March 24, 2011 at 1:15pm
Comment by Teddy Wells on March 24, 2011 at 10:12am
Good point Jo-ann, would you be so kind to write something for us that may work better. I can change the template anytime. Looking forward to your response. Thank You
Comment by Jo-Ann Marie Adams on March 24, 2011 at 9:40am
If you want to get more people to testify in writing, you should give them something they can cut, paste and modify.  Your template requires too much work.  Those of us who testify a lot share our testimony and/or a list of talking points.  The easier you make it, the more likely people are to participate.
Comment by Wayne Ward on March 22, 2011 at 9:10pm

Bravo!  It's all moving forward! Thank you for keeping us informed!

Wayne

Comment by Andrea Stephanie McPherson on March 22, 2011 at 5:26pm
GREAT NEWS!!!
 

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