HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2009

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

Rep. Jon Riki Karamatsu, Chair

Rep. Ken Ito, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Hermina M. Morita

Rep. Rida Cabanilla

Rep. Blake K. Oshiro

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Rep. Robert N. Herkes

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Glenn Wakai

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

Rep. John M. Mizuno

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

Amend to Correct SB 1137, SD 2, HD1

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 912, SD2

(SSCR771)

Status

RELATING TO PERMANENCY HEARINGS.

Amends chapter 587, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to ensure compliance with federal Title IV-E hearing requirements. Effective July 1, 2050. (SD2)

 

HUS, JUD, FIN

SB 108

(HSCR1010)

Status

RELATING TO FAMILY COURT.

Increases the maximum term of a temporary guardianship of a minor from six months to twelve months.

 

HUS, JUD

SB 109, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1014)

Status

RELATING TO THE INTERSTATE COMPACT FOR JUVENILES.

Adopts the new Interstate Compact for Juveniles and establishes the family court's jurisdiction under the compact. Appropriates funds. (SB109 HD1)

 

HUS, JUD, FIN

SB 1352, SD2

(HSCR1001)

Status

RELATING TO BUREAU OF CONVEYANCES.

Transfers fee time share interest from the land court system to the regular system; establishes a working group to resolve implementation issues. Establishes a pilot program to implement electronic recording of fee time share interests. Allows bureau of conveyances to charge a fee for deregistration of a fee time share interest. (SD2)

 

WLO, JUD, FIN

SB 1137, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1043)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Authorizes Hawaii health systems corporation to conduct criminal history record checks. (SB1137 HD1)

 

HLT, JUD, FIN

SB 851, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1015)

Status

RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT.

Clarifies that all income withholding payments be sent through the Child Support Enforcement Agency; allows the agency to disburse support by electronic deposit or debit card; allows for electronic copy or facsimile of a signature as proof of service for certified mail; clarifies lien payment and enforcement. (SB851 HD1)

 

HUS, JUD, FIN

SB 843, SD1

(HSCR1012)

Status

RELATING TO SENTENCING.

To restore a statutory provision allowing for presentence mental health or medical examination of defendants for purposes of sentencing. (SD1)

 

HUS, JUD, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

 

DECISION MAKING ONLY ON THE FOLLOWING MEASURES:

Previously heard on Tuesday, March 17, 2009.

No public testimony will be accepted.

 

SB 1222, SD1

(SSCR590)

Status

RELATING TO THE HUMANE TREATMENT OF PET ANIMALS.

Clarifies animal cruelty law. Prohibits the confinement of a pet animal in a kennel or cage in cruel or inhumane manner or for an unreasonable period of time. Prohibits the tethering of a dog to a stationary object with a chain, or choke, pinch, chain, or prong collar. Amends the law on animal hoarding. (SD1).

 

JUD

SB 350, SD1

(SSCR593)

Status

RELATING TO USE OF FORCE.

Permits the use of deadly force by the resident of a dwelling against a person not lawfully in the dwelling who uses force against the resident. Expands the exemption from the duty to retreat from the home and workplace to any place where the actor may lawfully be present. Effective July 1, 2050. (SD1)

 

JUD

SB 532, SD1

(SSCR589)

Status

RELATING TO LIMITING CIVIL LIABILITY.

Limits the civil liability of property owners for damages to persons injured or killed on premises while committing certain felony offenses. (SD1)

 

JUD

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Jon Riki Karamatsu

Chair