HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2009

 

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano, Chair

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Karen Leinani Awana

Rep. Scott K. Saiki

Rep. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran

Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Karl Rhoads

Rep. Kymberly Marcos Pine

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, April 02, 2009

TIME:

9:30 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

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

 

Correction to Testimony Drop off : Room #303

 

SB 1073, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1176)

Status

RELATING TO CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.

Repeals the exception that allows smoking in correctional facilities. Effective July 1, 2050. (SB1073 HD1)

 

HLT, PBS

HCR 111/HR 90

Status

 

REQUESTING CONGRESS TO ENACT NECESSARY LEGISLATION TO ALLOW QUALIFIED PATIENTS TO TRANSPORT MEDICAL MARIJUANA AND PARAPHERNALIA FOR PERSONAL USE WHEN TRAVELING INTERSTATE.

 

PBS, JUD

HCR 165/HR 132

Status

REQUESTING THAT THE FEDERAL DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION RECOGNIZE PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA'S POSITION ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA RAIDS AND STOP ENGAGING IN MEDICAL MARIJUANA RAIDS THAT CIRCUMVENT STATE LAWS PERMITTING MEDICAL USE OF MARIJUANA.

 

PBS, HLT

HCR 143/HR 113

Status

URGING THE JUDICIARY, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, AND THE COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENTS TO WORK IN A COORDINATED EFFORT TO DETERMINE A COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO PERMANENTLY ALLEVIATE THE PROBLEM OF A BACKLOG IN UNSERVED ARREST WARRANTS THAT GOES BEYOND ONLY FISCAL AND BUDGETARY DISCUSSIONS OR SOLUTIONS.

 

PBS, JUD

HCR 295/HR 267

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO IDENTIFY A PLAN TO COLLECT UNADJUDICATED FINES AND TO CONSOLIDATE ITS BACKLOG OF WARRANTS.

 

PBS, JUD, FIN

 

 

 

HCR 140

Status

REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE COSTS AND BENEFITS OF BUILDING AN INTAKE CORRECTIONAL FACILITY IN THE DISTRICT OF NORTH OR SOUTH KONA ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII.

 

PBS, LMG

HCR 153/HR 123

Status

REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF CONSTRUCTING A PRISON AT THE STATE QUARANTINE STATION AT HALAWA, OAHU.

PBS, LMG

HCR 139

Status

REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON INMATE REENTRY PROGRAMS THAT HAVE BEEN OR ARE PLANNED TO BE IMPLEMENTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COMMUNITY SAFETY ACT OF 2007.

 

PBS, LMG

HCR 154/HR 124

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO REVIEW ITS EFFORTS OF PROVIDING REENTRY SERVICES TO ALL INMATES RELEASED FROM CUSTODY.

PBS, FIN

 

 

 

HCR 216/HR 186

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO UNDERTAKE A FEASIBILITY STUDY RELATED TO INMATE RE-INTEGRATION.

 

PBS, FIN

HCR 252/HR 221

Status

 

 

 

REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO EXAMINE THE RATIONALE AND MANAGEMENT OF THE HAWAII PAROLING AUTHORITY.

 

PBS, LMG

 

 

 

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: 3 copies (including an original) to Room 303 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6531 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to PBStestimony@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 586-6563 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. Faye Hanohano

Chair