HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION & COMMERCE

Rep. Roy M. Takumi, Chair

Rep. Linda Ichiyama, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. John M. Mizuno

Rep. Rida Cabanilla Arakawa

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Lauren Matsumoto

Rep. Sharon E. Har

 

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

Rep. Chris Lee, Chair

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Dee Morikawa

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 21, 2019

TIME:

2:15 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 273

Status

RELATING TO PRIVACY NOTICE FOR INSURANCE.

Establishes an exemption for insurers to the required annual privacy notice to customers under certain circumstances.

 

CPC/JUD

HB 295

Status

RELATING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE.

Amends the definition of domestic abuse under Hawaii's insurance laws and domestic abuse protective orders to include emotional abuse between family or household members. Defines emotional abuse.

 

CPC/JUD

HB 253, HD1

(HSCR371)

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.

Prohibits a person from intentionally or knowingly manufacturing, importing, installing, reinstalling, distributing, selling, or offering for sale any counterfeit supplemental restraint system component, nonfunctional airbag, or airbag that does not meet federal safety requirements. Prohibits a person from intentionally or knowingly selling, offering for sale, installing, or reinstalling in a motor vehicle any device that causes the motor vehicle's diagnostic systems to fail to warn that the motor vehicle is equipped with a counterfeit supplemental restraint system component or nonfunctional airbag or that no airbag is installed, as applicable. (HB253 HD1)

 

TRN, CPC/JUD

HB 1166, HD1

(HSCR364)

Status

RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION.

Caps the service charges for a primary and secondary ticket seller. Requires website operators to guarantee refunds in certain circumstances and disclose that the website is not the primary ticket seller. Prohibits speculative tickets and the usage of bots. Makes conforming amendments. (HB1166 HD1)

 

EDB, CPC/JUD

HB 797

Status

RELATING TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS CARRIERS.

Requires telecommunications carriers to block calls to residential phone lines and personal mobile phone lines made from telephone numbers that do not match any of the telephone numbers of certain excepted entities as a means to curb scam calls.

 

CPC/JUD

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

    Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

    The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

    The date and time of the hearing; and

    Measure number.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 25 copies (including an original) to Room 426 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6221 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through the website); or

WEB: For testimony less than 20MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6170 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Chris Lee

Chair

 

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Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Chair