[§134C-3]  Gun violence and violent crimes commission; powers and duties.  (a)  The purpose of the gun violence and violent crimes commission shall be to address gun violence and violent crimes in Hawaii.

     (b)  The gun violence and violent crimes commission shall provide coordination, facilitation, and planning among state and county agencies, federal agencies, and other partners as appropriate to carry out its purpose.

     (c)  The gun violence and violent crimes commission shall endeavor to:

     (1)  Identify relevant data that may be used to reduce gun violence and violent crimes;

     (2)  Identify areas in which relevant data is not available;

     (3)  Maximize the sharing between the agencies represented on the commission and other appropriate stakeholders of data relevant to reducing gun violence and violent crimes; and

     (4)  Coordinate and conduct research on gun violence and violent crimes.

     (d)  The gun violence and violent crimes commission may work with and engage stakeholders for the purposes of this chapter.

     (e)  The gun violence and violent crimes commission shall submit a report of its findings and recommendations, including any proposed legislation, to the legislature no later than forty days prior to the convening of the regular session of 2022 and each regular session thereafter, on policy relating to preventing gun violence and violent crimes. [L 2020, c 74, pt of §1]

 

 

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