HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2010

 

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

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 11, 2010

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2383

Status

RELATING TO FLAGS.

Recognizes and requires the prisoner of war/missing in action flag to be flown with the U.S. and Hawaiian flags.

 

EBM, JUD

HB 2804, HD1

(HSCR116-10)

Status

RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT.

Authorizes the child support enforcement agency to receive and investigate complaints of the misuse of child support. Provides that complaints may be filed by the child for whom child support is ordered or by a guardian ad litem. (HB2804 HD1)

 

HUS, JUD

HB 2349

Status

RELATING TO VIOLENCE AGAINST HEALTH CARE PERSONNEL.

Extends protection from assault and terroristic threatening to emergency room personnel.

 

HLT, JUD

SB 466, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1287)

Status

RELATING TO POLLUTION.

Prohibits the use of leaf blowers on or near residential zones, except within allowed time periods. Prohibits leaf blowing operations from blowing debris onto adjacent property without permission. Prohibits certain other actions related to leaf blowing. (SB466 HD1)

 

EEP, JUD

HB 2020, HD1

(HSCR9-10)

Status

RELATING TO COUNTIES.

Expands county enforcement of traffic regulations on public streets, roads, or highways whose ownership is in dispute between the State and the county, and on private streets, highways, or thoroughfares, to include laws relating to county vehicular taxes, motor vehicle safety responsibility, traffic violations, use of intoxicants while operating a vehicle, motor vehicle insurance, motorcycle and motor scooter insurance, and odometers. (HB2020 HD1)

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2284

Status

RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY.

Extends repeal date of Act 189, SLH 2009, to 6/30/2010.

 

EBM, JUD

HB 1942, HD1

(HSCR100-10)

Status

RELATING TO VETERANS COURT.

Establishes a temporary Hawaii Veterans Court within the Judiciary to help address prison overcrowding. (HB1942 HD1)

 

EBM, JUD, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

DECISION MAKING

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on January 22, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.

 

HB 1752

Status

RELATING TO REPEAT OFFENDERS.

Excludes non-violent offenders from repeat offenders statute requiring mandatory minimum prison terms.

 

JUD

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Jon Riki Karamatsu

Chair