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SB886 SD1       (?)

Report Title: Penal Code; Criminal Procedure; Victims and Witnesses of Sexual Offenses; Right to Speedy Trial; Child Abuse; Expedited Criminal Proceedings
Description: Creates a statutory right of victims and witnesses of sexual offenses under part V of chapter 707, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to a speedy trial in criminal cases involving adult defendants. Requires the court and the prosecution to take appropriate action to ensure a prompt trial in order to minimize the length of time a child abuse victim or minor witness must endure the stress of the proceedings. Effective 5/1/2029. (SD1)
Package: None
Current Referral: HMS, JDC
Introducer(s): SHIMABUKURO, ACASIO, CHANG, GABBARD, KIM, MISALUCHA, Baker, Kidani, Nishihara

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1/25/2021SPassed First Reading.
1/29/2021SReferred to HMS, JDC.
2/10/2021SThe committee(s) on HMS has scheduled a public hearing on 02-16-21 3:00PM; CR 225 & Videoconference.
2/16/2021SThe committee(s) on HMS recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in HMS were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) San Buenaventura, Ihara, Misalucha, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Acasio ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/19/2021SReported from HMS (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 420) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to JDC.
2/19/2021SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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SB886 SD1

HMS 2/16/21 3:00P
CR 225 & Videoconference