HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

Rep. Tommy Waters, Chair

Rep. Blake K. Oshiro, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Rep. Josh Green, M.D.

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

Rep. Hermina M. Morita

Rep. Kymberly Marcos Pine

Rep. Alex M. Sonson

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

 

NOTICE OF DECISION MAKING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 8th, 2008

TIME:

2:05pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on Thursday, February 07, 2008.

 

HB 3355

RELATING TO ELECTRIC GUNS.

Permits the investigators of the county liquor authorities to possess electric guns.

 

JUD

HB 2772, HD1

(HSCR55-08)

RELATING TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

Extends the sunset date for the Hawaii Anti-trafficking Task Force to 2010.  Amends composition of the Task Force.  Appropriates funds.  (HB2772 HD1)

 

HSH, JUD, FIN

HB 3377

(HSCR121-08)

RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.

Requires installation of ignition interlock device on the vehicle of a person arrested for driving under the influence that prevents the person from starting or operating a motor vehicle with more than a minimal alcohol concentration while their case is pending and while their license is revoked pursuant to chapter 291E, HRS.  Provides for certification of devices and vendors and funds installation of devices for the indigent with surcharges on offenders and fees on vendors.  Effective 7/1/10.  Establishes a task force to prepare for implementation.  Appropriates funds for the task force.  Effective 7/1/08.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

HB 3293

RELATING TO A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION.

Appropriates funding for the Office of Elections to provide in print, radio, television, and other media education on the pros and cons of holding a constitutional convention.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 3294

RELATING TO A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION.

Provides that if voters in the 2008 general election approve a constitutional convention, there shall be a special election for 102 delegates to be held in August 2009; voters will elect two nonpartisan delegates for each district of the house of representatives by mail-ballots; the constitutional convention will convene on September 1, 2009; constitutional amendments proposed by the convention will be submitted for ratification by the voters in the 2010 general election.  Appropriates funds for the special election, convention expenses and compensation of delegates, a citizen education program, and updating of the constitutional convention studies.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 2693

RELATING TO THE JUDICIAL SELECTION COMMISSION.

Amends certain statutory provisions to facilitate the judicial selection commission's independent status.  Appropriates funds.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 3009, HD1

(HSCR115-08)

RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

Establishes mandatory minimum and maximum fines for abuse of a family or household member.  Requires fines to be deposited into the Judiciary's Spouse and Child Abuse Special Account.  (HB3009 HD1)

 

HSH, JUD, FIN

 

As this is a decision making meeting only, no public testimony will be accepted.

 

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Rep. Tommy Waters

Chair