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

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

The Conference room number was incorrectly listed on the prior hearing notice. This notice has been corrected and the change has been bolded and underlined below.

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

TIME:

2:25pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

SB 2997, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1295-08)

Status

RELATING TO LAND USE.

Establishes historic agricultural landmarks, designated by law, to be preserved and perpetuated as agricultural land for the benefit of the people of Hawaii. (SB2997 HD1)

 

WLH, JUD

SB 1891, SD1

(HSCR1318-08)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.

Makes violation of chapter 171, relating to public lands and rules adopted thereunder a petty misdemeanor. (SD1)

 

WLH, JUD

SB 2094, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1254-08)

Status

RELATING TO DRIVER LICENSES.

Permits the examiner of drivers to waive the test of knowledge of the rules of the road for applicants holding a valid driver's license from another state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, a province of the Dominion of Canada, or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. (SB2094 HD1)

 

TRN, JUD

SB 3240, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1255-08)

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER'S LICENSE.

Adjusts the length of time a person's license will remain valid based on their age and provides that military personnel whose driver's license has expired while on active duty outside of the country will be authorized to drive for 90 days upon their return to the United States. (SB3240 HD1)

 

TRN/PSM, JUD

SB 2054, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1163-08)

Status

RELATING TO FAMILY COURT.

Amends best interest of the child criteria and procedures to specify what factors the courts shall consider in making a custody or visitation determination concerning a minor child. Effective 7/1/2050. (SB2054 HD1)

 

HSH, JUD

 

THE FOLLOWING MEASURE HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THE HEARING NOTICE BECAUSE IT DID NOT MAKE THE LATERAL DEADLINE

 

SB 2055, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1107-08)

Status

RELATING TO FAMILY COURT.

Establishes procedures and requirements for child custody evaluator training and certification. Effective 7/1/2050. (SB2055 HD1)

 

HSH, JUD, FIN

SB 3092, SD1

(HSCR1191-08)

Status

RELATING TO SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER.

Stipulates that only the last four digits of an individual's social security number shall be listed on judgments, orders, or decrees endorsed and recorded in the bureau of conveyances or land court. Effective 1/1/50. (SB3092 SD1)

 

CPC, JUD

SB 6, HD1

(HSCR1230-08)

Status

RELATING TO OPIHI.

Prohibits the selling or offering for sale of 'opihi, except in certain circumstances.

 

WLH, JUD

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing with a transmittal cover indicating:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee the comments are directed to;

     The date and time of the hearing;

     Measure number; and

     The number of copies the Committee is requesting.

 

While every effort will be made to copy, organize, and collate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed to the incorrect office, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 5 copies (including an original) to Room 302 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-9456 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to JUDtestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the Legislative Web site after the hearing adjourns. This public posting of testimony on the Web site should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-9450 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

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Rep. Tommy Waters

Chair