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

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 21, 2019

TIME:

2:05pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) has been ADDED to the agenda: SB1226 SD2

 

SB 1069, SD1

(SSCR748)

Status

RELATING TO REDUCTION OF NOISE FROM HELICOPTER OPERATIONS.

Establishes a tax credit for taxpayers who install a helicopter noise-canceling technology system on a helicopter owned by the taxpayer and operated primarily within the State during the taxable year. Prohibits commercial flights of tour helicopters within one mile of a residential neighborhood except between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Monday through Saturday, or between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Sunday or a state holiday. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

JUD, FIN

SB 189, SD1

(SSCR779)

Status

RELATING TO DESIGNATING SUBSTITUTE JUDGES ON THE INTERMEDIATE COURT OF APPEALS.

Authorizes the Chief Justice to designate circuit court judges, retired intermediate appellate judges, or retired supreme court justices to temporarily fill a vacancy on the Intermediate Court of Appeals. (SD1)

 

JUD, FIN

SB 335, SD2

(SSCR1021)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC MEETINGS.

Requires public meeting notices to include instructions regarding accommodations for persons with disabilities. Requires boards to post public meeting notices on an electronic calendar on a state maintained website, file a copy with the office of the lieutenant governor or the appropriate county clerk's office, retain a copy of proof of filing, and post a notice in the board's office. Requires the office of the lieutenant governor or the appropriate clerk's office to timely post paper or electronic copies of all meeting notices in a central location in a public building. Requires a meeting to be canceled when the written public notice is posted on an electronic calendar less than six days prior to the meeting. Requires an emergency meeting agenda to be filed with the office of the lieutenant governor or the appropriate county clerk's office and posted in the board's office. (SD2)

 

JUD, FIN

SB 1077, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1320)

Status

RELATING TO HAWAII STATE AND CONTRACTED CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.

Requires the Director of Public Safety, in the event of the death of an inmate who is in a state or contracted correctional facility, or death of a correctional facility or community correctional center employee, to provide a report to the Governor and Legislature with certain information regarding the death, subject to state and federal laws. Requires the collection and preservation of any human biological specimens if there is any indication of sexual assault leading to the death. (SB1077 HD1)

 

PVM, JUD, FIN

SB 921, SD2

(SSCR885)

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.

Creates a division within the Department of the Attorney General to provide legal advice regarding Hawaiian shoreline public access rights. Makes an appropriation. Effective 3/15/2094. (SD2)

 

JUD, FIN

SB 1539, SD1

(SSCR803)

Status

RELATED TO BAIL HEARINGS.

Adds provision that, upon formal charge and detention, and upon motion by either party, defendants shall have the right to a prompt bail hearing concerning release or detention and whether any condition will reasonably assure the defendant's appearance. Allows defendants to be represented by counsel at the hearing, or have one appointed if they are financially unable to obtain representation. Allows defendants to present evidence and witnesses and to cross-examine witnesses who appear at the hearing. Effective 3/15/2094. (SD1)

 

JUD, FIN

SB 192, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1319)

Status

RELATING TO BAIL.

Authorizes a defendant in custody to petition a court for unsecured bail. (SB192 HD1)

 

PVM, JUD, FIN

SB 898, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1355)

Status

RELATING TO LAND RECORDATION.

Requires submission of a map and description of the relevant land prepared by a licensed surveyor along with an application for the voluntary deregistration of land from the Land Court and recordation of title in the Bureau of Conveyances. Exempts transactions that involve time shares, condominiums, planned communities, or deregistration of an undivided interest in registered land. (SB898 HD1)

 

WLH, JUD, FIN

SB 1226, SD2

(HSCR1337)

Status

RELATING TO CHILD CARE.

Requires criminal history record checks of adult relatives who provide care for a child whose family receives a child care subsidy from the Department of Human Services. Clarifies the role and response of the child care licensing program when it receives a report of death or injury of a child in a child care setting. Addresses the release of information pending an investigation. Increases penalties and clarifies that the Department of Human Services may take administrative and judicial action to enforce child care licensing requirements. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HSH, JUD, FIN

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.

 

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Rep. Chris Lee

Chair