HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2011

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

Rep. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran, Chair

Rep. Karl Rhoads, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Hermina M. Morita

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Blake K. Oshiro

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Rep. Robert N. Herkes

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. George R. Fontaine

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

TIME:

2:05 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

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

 

The following measure(s) has been ADDED to the agenda: HB1200, HB845, HD1, HB1221

 

 

HB 1456

(HSCR548)

Status

RELATING TO THE PETROLEUM INDUSTRY.

Makes unfair trade practices by the petroleum industry subject to administrative rather than criminal penalties. Decreases the amount of fines imposed for each violation. Imposes fines for each day of violation.

 

CPC/EEP, JUD

HB 1230, HD1

(HSCR272)

Status

RELATING TO BUILDING PERMITS.

Exempts from county building permit requirements construction of low risk nonresidential and aquacultural structures, under certain conditions. Effective July 1, 2020. (HB1230 HD1)

 

AGR/WLO, JUD

HB 139

(HSCR45)

Status

RELATING TO REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS.

Expands the scope of the current law to include the regulation of real estate appraisal management companies in order to comply with the federal Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 ("FIRREA") and the federal rules adopted thereunder.

 

CPC, JUD

HB 663, HD1

(HSCR399)

Status

RELATING TO CONTRACTS.

Requires clear and conspicuous language disclosing any automatic renewal clauses and language explaining how to cancel the contract in all contracts and offers where the contract automatically renews. Effective July 1, 2020. (HB663 HD1)

 

CPC, JUD

HB 1407

(HSCR478)

Status

RELATING TO ADOPTION RECORDS.

Amends provisions of the code relating to adoption records and the secrecy of proceedings and records, allowing access to adoption records by parties to the proceedings under certain circumstances.

 

HUS, JUD

HB 922

(HSCR65)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.

Allows 999-year homestead leases to be assigned to land trusts that are created for purposes of managing and holding the homestead leasehold estate for the benefit of the lessee and lessee's family members.

 

JUD

HB 1200

Status

RELATING TO INFORMATION PRACTICES.

Authorizes the release of names and salaries of undercover officers after five years from when the undercover officer ceases to work in an undercover capacity. Defines "undercover capacity" and "undercover officer".

 

JUD

HB 845, HD1

(HSCR497)

Status

RELATING TO GROUND LEASES.

Requires lessors who do not extend a ground lease to offer to sell the leased fee interest in the land to the lessee who requests the extension. Effective July 1, 2112. (HB845 HD1)

 

ERB, JUD

HB 1221

Status

RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.

Exempts liquor licensees from certain violations when licensees have a security plan approved by the liquor commission to prevent minors from consuming alcohol on the licensee's premises and the licensee acts in good faith in implementing that plan.

 

JUD

 

 

 

 

 

RECONSIDERATION OF PRIOR DECISION

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on Tuesday, 02-22-11 at 2:00PM. NO TESTIMONY WILL BE ACCEPTED.

HB 241

Status

RELATING TO PROMOTING PROSTITUTION.

Increases the grade of offense for promoting prostitution in the first, second, and third degree to a class A, B, and C felony, respectively.

 

JUD

 

 

 

 

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 (three) copies (including an original) to Room 302 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6211(for Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islanders without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web);

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

WEB: For comments less than 4MB in size, transmit from the Web page at http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/emailtestimony.

 

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.

 

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Rep. Gilbert Keith-Agaran

Chair