HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2010

 

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

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane, Chair

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. John M. Mizuno

Rep. Joe Bertram, III

Rep. Maile S.L. Shimabukuro

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Lynn Finnegan

Rep. Mele Carroll

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 4, 2010

TIME:

8:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1930

Status

RELATING TO THE MEDICAL USE OF MARIJUANA.

Allows probationers and parolees who meet the requirements of qualifying patients to request that the terms of their probation or parole be modified to be allowed the medical use of marijuana.

 

PBS/HLT, JUD

HB 2092

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Establishes the Reduced Ignition Propensity Cigarettes Program Special Fund and authorizes the establishment of staff positions for the state fire council to accomplish its duties and responsibilities.

 

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HB 247

Status

RELATING TO DISASTER PREPAREDNESS.

Establishes a disaster preparedness interagency task force to develop a disaster preparedness and mitigation plan for Hawaii. Directs the task force to take various actions to study and mitigate the effects of vog.

 

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HB 1888

Status

RELATING TO DISASTER PREPAREDNESS.

Establishes the Office of Disaster Preparedness and a Disaster Preparedness Commission to develop a disaster preparedness plan for Hawaii that includes the identification of hazards and hazard impact zones, disaster mitigation policies, requirements, incentives, and best responses.

 

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HB 2692

Status

RELATING TO DISASTER PREPAREDNESS PLANNING.

Requires the director of civil defense to prepare a disaster preparedness plan for the 44th and 45th House of Representatives districts and to report to the legislature in 2011.

 

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HB 2657

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Requires the department of public safety to plan for a model wellness center to be built in East Hawaii. Report to legislature in 2011.

 

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HB 2068

Status

RELATING TO FIREWORKS.

Allows the counties to enact or adopt more restrictive fireworks ordinances or rules than the state law under fireworks law.

 

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HB 2114

Status

RELATING TO FIREWORKS.

Temporarily allows counties to enact ordinances or adopt rules regulating fireworks that are more restrictive than state law. Repeal and reenactment on 6/30/12.

 

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HB 2271

Status

RELATING TO EXPLOSIVES.

Prohibits dry ice bombs.

 

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HB 2909

Status

RELATING TO DANGEROUS WEAPONS.

Prohibits any person from setting off, igniting, discharging, or otherwise causing to explode any homemade explosive device. Establishes a violation as a Class C felony.

 

PBS, JUD

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

DECISION MAKING

 

The following measure was previously heard on January 29th, 2009.

 

HB 335

Status

RELATING TO AN AUTOMATED VICTIM NOTIFICATION SYSTEM.

Establishes a statewide automated victim notification system to provide victims of crime with current information regarding the custody status of the offender in the victim's case.

 

PBS, JUD, FIN

 

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Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Chair

 

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Rep. Faye Hanohano

Chair