HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

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 14, 2019

TIME:

2:05pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 673, HD1

(HSCR231)

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAL CANNABIS.

Allows physician assistants to provide written certification for qualifying patients. Allows licensed dispensaries to have up to two additional manufacturing or processing facilities separate from their production facilities. Provides a process for the voluntary or involuntary sale or transfer of an individual dispensary license. Allows retail dispensaries to operate on state and federal holidays. Allows a licensed dispensary to purchase medical cannabis or manufactured cannabis products from another licensed dispensary, with department approval, in the event of a crop failure. Allows licensed retail dispensaries to sell edible cannabis and cannabidiol products. (HB673 HD1)

 

HLT, JUD, FIN

HB 578, HD1

(HSCR78)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Authorizes the State Health Planning and Development Agency to mandate the submission of Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) administrative data and healthcare services claims. (HB578 HD1)

 

HLT, JUD, FIN

HB 690, HD1

(HSCR228)

Status

RELATING TO PRESCRIPTIONS.

Clarifies that existing law intended to curb over-access to and abuse of opioids, including the time frame for filling prescriptions, supply limitations, and requirements to check the state electronic prescription accountability system and execute an informed consent process, do not apply to qualifying patients who are prescribed or issued prescriptions pursuant to the State's our care, our choice act. (HB690 HD1)

 

HLT, JUD, FIN

HB 132, HD1

(HSCR76)

Status

RELATING TO FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION.

Establishes the class B felony offense of prohibited acts related to female genital mutilation. Includes commission of prohibited acts related to female genital mutilation in the statutory definition of child abuse or neglect and as a prohibited act under the State's Child Protective Act. (HB132 HD1)

 

HLT, JUD, FIN

HB 1116

Status

RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.

Amends ballot requirements to display candidates for the board of trustees, office of Hawaiian affairs, by residency and non-residency requirements and to randomize the order of candidate names within those groupings.

 

JUD

HB 453, HD1

(HSCR3)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.

Excludes lands set aside by the Governor to the Hawaii Public Housing Authority and lands to which HPHA holds title from the definition of public lands in section 171-2, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Requires prior legislative approval for the sale of lands to which HPHA holds title. (HB 453 HD1)

 

WLH, JUD, FIN

HB 448, HD1

(HSCR12)

Status

RELATING TO LAND RECORDATION.

Specifies that the data requirements for land recordation by the Bureau of Conveyances, on land other than fee simple timeshare interests deregistered by the land court, shall include a map and description prepared by a licensed surveyor.

 

WLH, JUD, FIN

HB 1557, HD1

(HSCR59)

Status

RELATING TO UNOCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES.

Imposes fines on a homeowner, foreclosing party, or prevailing purchaser in foreclosure actions when a vacant residential property subject to foreclosure remains unoccupied during the foreclosure process. Establishes conditions under which a property may be rented. (HB1557 HD1)

 

CPC, JUD, FIN

HB 342, HD1

(HSCR168)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

Prohibits the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation from investing in fossil fuel or firearm companies. Earmarks a portion of the Corporation's profits to be deposited into a subaccount of the Corporation's Revolving Fund. (HB342 HD1)

 

EDB, JUD, FIN

HB 1553

(HSCR72)

Status

RELATING TO HOMELAND SECURITY.

Establishes the Hawaii State Fusion Center as a program under the Office of Homeland Security and establishes the position of Hawaii State Fusion Center Director who shall be state-funded, responsible to the Director of Homeland Security, and accountable to manage the operations of the Center.

 

PVM, JUD, FIN

HB 1436, HD1

(HSCR202)

Status

RELATING TO PRETRIAL RELEASE.

Requires courts to order any person charged with a criminal offense to be released on personal recognizance or on the execution of an unsecured bond, unless the person is unlikely to appear for trial. Requires the Judiciary to establish statewide court appearance reminder system. (HB1436 HD1)

 

PVM, JUD, FIN

HB 494

Status

RELATING TO THE STATE BUILDING CODE.

Repeals the requirement for administrative rules in the adoption process of the state building codes.

 

JUD

HB 1098

Status

RELATING TO FIREWORKS.

Authorizes the sheriff and the sheriff's deputies to assist each county in its enforcement of section 132D-20, HRS.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 497

Status

RELATING TO FIREWORKS.

Imposes a statewide limitation on consumer fireworks, except by permit for cultural events.

 

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: 15 copies (including an original) to Room 442 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6531 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

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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 586-9450 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