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:

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2129

Status

RELATING TO GRAFFITI.

Requires a person convicted of criminal property damage involving graffiti to remove the graffiti within 30 days of sentencing, to perform community service for 2 years removing graffiti from within 100 yards of the site of the offense, and to reimburse property owners for two years for costs incurred in removing graffiti within 100 yards of the site of the offense.

 

JUD

HB 1756

Status

RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.

Allows for expungement of convictions for non-violent offenses that are over 5 years old.

 

JUD

HB 2904

(HSCR130-10)

Status

RELATING TO COUNTY GENERAL PLANS.

Prohibits the use of county general and development plans from serving as, or replacing the county regulatory powers.

 

WLO, JUD

HB 2796

(HSCR74-10)

Status

RELATING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE ORDERS.

Authorizes a temporary restraining order to remain in effect for 90 days or until service of a protection order, whichever occurs first. Provides for protective orders issued orally in court to be effective upon service of the respondent.

 

HUS, JUD

 

 

 

HB 2271

(HSCR224-10)

Status

RELATING TO EXPLOSIVES.

Prohibits dry ice bombs.

 

PBS, JUD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

DECISION MAKING

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on January 22, 2010.

 

HB 1752

Status

RELATING TO REPEAT OFFENDERS.

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

 

JUD

 

 

 

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on February 4, 2010.

 

HB 2724

Status

RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ORDER.

Permits tethering of an unattended dog if the tether meets certain specifications and the dog is at least 6 months old. Establishes mandatory fines.

 

JUD

HB 2725

Status

RELATING TO ANIMALS.

Amends the definition of necessary sustenance to include a primary pet enclosure that provides shelter; safe construction to prevent injury; room to stand, sit, or lie down; and safe interactions with other animals.

 

JUD

 

 

 

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on February 11, 2010.

 

HB 2383

(HSCR255-10)

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 2349

(HSCR181-10)

Status

RELATING TO VIOLENCE AGAINST HEALTH CARE PERSONNEL.

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

 

HLT, 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

 

 

 

 

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     Measure number; and

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Rep. Jon Riki Karamatsu

Chair