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, April 07, 2009

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 1183, SD 2, HD 1 ADDED TO AGENDA

 

SB 1, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1261)

Status

RELATING TO OPIHI.

Establishes a five year moratorium on the harvesting of opihi on Oahu. Establishes a ban on taking or harvesting opihi statewide, subject to open and closed seasons and the traditional rights of certain ahupuaa tenants. (SB1 HD1)

 

WLO, JUD

SB 714, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1149)

Status

RELATING TO HIGH OCCUPANCY VEHICLE LANES.

Allows all motor vehicles, regardless of number of persons on board, to use high occupancy vehicle lanes or zipper lanes when one or more lanes of traffic have been shut down by law enforcement officers or emergency services personnel. Allows the director of transportation to declare an emergency to open use of HOV and zipper lanes. (SB714 HD1)

 

TRN, JUD

SB 856

(SSCR478)

Status

RELATING TO IDENTIFICATION.

Extends expiration period on the Hawaii State Identification card from six years to eight years; deletes the provisions for transitioning from expiration dates calculated by issue dates to expiration on the cardholder's birthday.

 

JUD

SB 1005, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1181)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLICITY RIGHTS.

Establishes property rights in the commercial use of a person's name voice, signature, photograph, or likeness. (SB1005 HD1)

 

EBM/TCI, JUD

SB 1056, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1110)

Status

RELATING TO COMMERCIAL DRIVERS.

Conforms penalty for violating an out-of-service order to federal regulation; provides penalty for operating a commercial motor vehicle with an alcohol concentration of an amount of 0.04 percent or more and imposes a penalty for operating a commercial motor vehicle with any amount of alcohol concentration. (SB1056 HD1)

 

TRN, JUD

SB 979, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1201)

Status

RELATING TO COMMERCIAL DRIVERS.

Revises standard for a court-issued license to drive for work‑related purposes. (SB979 HD1)

 

TRN, JUD

SB 1183, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1205)

Status

RELATING TO DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICES.

Requires the Hawaii civil rights commission to define in administrative rules certain definitions for purposes of discriminatory employment practices. (SB1183 HD1)

 

LAB, JUD

 

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

 

DECISION MAKING ONLY ON THE FOLLOWING MEASURES:

Previously heard on Friday, March 27, 2009

No public testimony will be accepted.

 

 

SB 1241, SD2

(HSCR1096)

Status

RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS.

Prohibits a deed restriction or covenant that requires a transferee of real property to pay a transfer fee to the person imposing the deed restriction or covenant, in connection with a transfer of real property. (SD2)

 

CPC, JUD

 

 

 

 

 

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     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.

 

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PAPER: 1 (one) copies (including an original) to Room 302 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-8494 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

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

 

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Rep. Jon Riki Karamatsu

Chair