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:

Thursday, February 21, 2008

TIME:

3:30pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on Tuesday, February 19, 2008.  NO PUBLIC TESTIMONY WILL BE ACCEPTED.

 

HB 2997

(HSCR165-08)

Status

RELATING TO TORTS.

Abolishes joint and several liability for design professionals except when design professional's degree of negligence is twenty-five per cent or more.

 

CPC, JUD

HB 3379, HD1

(HSCR413-08)

Status

RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

Repeals the existing offense of abuse of family or household members and separately recodifies its procedural and substantive provisions.  Establishes three degrees of the offense of abuse of a family or household member.  Makes conforming amendments.  Effective 7/1/2008.

 

HSH, JUD

HB 1984

(HSCR329-08)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.

Prohibits the consumption of any liquor on any public sidewalk or common area within a public housing project.

 

HSH, JUD

HB 1985

(HSCR330-08)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.

Amends criminal trespass in the first degree to include a person who enters or remains unlawfully in or upon the premises of a public housing project after reasonable request or warning to leave by housing authorities or a police officer.  Excludes an invited guest.

 

HSH, JUD

HB 2436, HD1

(HSCR313-08)

Status

RELATING TO FIREWORKS.

Amends the definition of "display fireworks"; clarifies prohibitions; and clarifies that minors are prohibited from selling fireworks. (HB2436 HD1)

 

TAC, JUD

HB 1968

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC MEETINGS.

Permits board members, numbering less than quorum, to:  (1) discuss their individual positions related to official board business at other board meetings and legislative public hearings; (2) attend and participate in discussions at presentations, such as community meetings; and (3) discuss membership to a board's committees in private.  Requires a quorum for discussion prior and related to voting and for voting to validate board actions.

 

JUD

HB 3325, HD2

(HSCR316-08)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM LAND SALES PRACTICES ACT.

Exempts offers or dispositions of interests in time share plans from the Uniform Land Sales Practices Act. (HB3325 HD2)

 

TAC, CPC, JUD

HB 2334

(HSCR250-08)

Status

RELATING TO CRIME.

Establishes mandatory minimum prison terms for certain offenses against pregnant women.

 

HSH/HLT, JUD

HB 2847

(HSCR401-08)

Status

RELATING TO CONDITIONAL LICENSE PERMITS.

Allows conditional license permit for a person's medical needs and caregiving.  Clarifies when a conditional license permit is permissible for certain commercial drivers.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2346, HD1

(HSCR411-08)

Status

RELATING TO ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A MINOR.

Expands the crimes of endangering the welfare of a minor in the first and second degrees to include situations in which an adult causes or permits a minor to inject, ingest, or inhale any controlled substance that was not prescribed for the minor by a physician.  (HB2346 HD1)

 

HSH, JUD

 

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For further information, please call the Committee Clerk at 586-9450.

 

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Rep. Tommy Waters

Chair