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 HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

TIME:

2:00pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2040, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1326-08)

Status

RELATING TO CANCER SURVEILLANCE.

Allows a cancer patient to be contacted directly without initial physician contact for purposes of cancer surveillance. Adds pre-cancer to diseases about which data are authorized for collection. Adds biological specimens to the materials that may be collected to assist cancer research. (SB2040 HD1)

 

HLT/HED, JUD

SB 1337

(HSCR1354)

Status

RELATING TO CONTEMPT OF COURT.

Facilitates the enforcement of an order compelling a parent to pay child support, medical support, or other remedial care for his or her child, by providing that proof that the parent was present in court at the time the order was pronounced or that parent was served with said order, and proof that the parent did not comply with said order, constitutes prima facie evidence of a civil contempt of court.

 

HSH, JUD

SB 2341, SD1

(HSCR1121-08)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Requires out-of-state detention facilities holding Hawaii prisoners under a contract with the State to make public information about the operation of the prison; provides exemptions pursuant to chapter 92, HRS. (SD1

 

PSM, JUD, FIN

Pending Rereferral to PSM, JUD

HCR 39, HD1

(HSCR1062-08)

Status

 

HR 39, HD1

(HSCR1061-08)

Status

CONDEMNING THE HUMAN RIGHTS ATROCITIES AND VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN IN NORTHERN UGANDA AND URGING CONGRESS TO LEAD THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY IN EFFORTS TO PROTECT THE CHILDREN OF UGANDA.

 

 

 

INT, JUD

HCR 173

Status

 

HR 146

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO STUDY AND RECOMMEND WHETHER LEGISLATION ESTABLISHING A REVOCABLE BENEFICIARY DEED SHOULD BE ENACTED IN HAWAII.

 

 

 

JUD

HCR 372

Status

 

HR 308

Status

REQUESTING THE JUDICIARY TO REPORT ON THE FEASIBILITY OF CREATING A FIFTH JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND CIRCUIT AND HOLDING SESSIONS ON MOLOKAI UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.

 

 

 

JUD, FIN

HCR 369

Status

 

HR 305

Status

URGING THE MAYOR AND THE COUNTY COUNCIL OF MAUI COUNTY TO CREATE A SEPARATE COUNTY CODE SPECIFICALLY FOR THE ISLAND OF MOLOKAI.

 

 

 

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