31st Legislature, 2021
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HB1079       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO THE MODERNIZATION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE.
Report Title: Criminal Justice Reform; Pretrial Procedures; Bail; Judicial Council; Penal Code Review
Description: Eliminates the use of monetary bail, with certain exceptions, and requires defendants to be released on their own recognizance for traffic offenses, violations, non-violent petty misdemeanor offenses, and non-violent misdemeanor offenses. Creates a rebuttable presumption regarding both release and detention for certain offenses and specifies circumstances in which these presumptions apply. Requires the judicial council to appoint a committee to review and recommend changes to the Hawaii penal code.
Companion:  SB1244
Package: None
Current Referral: JHA, FIN
Introducer(s): GANADEN, KAPELA, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, MARTEN, MORIKAWA, OHNO, TAM, TARNAS, WILDBERGER

Sort by Date Status Text
1/26/2021HPending introduction.
1/27/2021HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
2/1/2021HReferred to JHA, FIN, referral sheet 3

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HB1079




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