HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008

 

COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES & HOUSING

Rep. Maile S. L. Shimabukuro, Chair

Rep. Karl Rhoads, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Karen Leinani Awana

Rep. Josh Green, M.D.

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. John Mizuno

Rep. Joe Bertram, III

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Gene Ward, Ph.D.

 

NOTICE OF DECISION MAKING

 

DATE:

March 13, 2008

TIME:

10:00AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on March 11, 2008. No public testimony will be accepted.

 

SB 3050, SD1

(SSCR2671)

Status

RELATING TO ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES.

Expands the list of persons mandated to report known or suspected abuse of vulnerable adults to include caregivers and the entity or agency designated by the governor to provide advocacy services to persons with developmental disabilities and mental illness.  (SD1)

 

HSH, JUD

SB 2886, SD1

(SSCR2706)

Status

RELATING TO CHILD ABANDONMENT.

Increases child abandonment to a class C felony and renames the offense to child abandonment in the first degree.  Establishes the offense of child abandonment in the second degree and makes it a misdemeanor to abandon a child by leaving the child with a person in reckless disregard of the risk that the person is not who the person claims to be or has no ascertainable address. Eff. July 1, 2050.  (SD1)

 

HSH, JUD

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Maile Shimabukuro

Chair