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:

Thursday, March 03, 2011

TIME:

2:30 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

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: HB 1003, HD1, HB 1008, HD1

 

 

 

 

 

 

HB 254

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC ORDER.

Prohibits urinating and defecating in public places.

 

JUD

HB 42

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC ORDER.

Makes permanent the prohibition against urinating or defecating in public within the boundaries of downtown Honolulu.

 

JUD

HB 443

Status

RELATING TO CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS.

Prohibits a person submitting an offer for a government contract solicitation from making campaign contributions. Includes subcontractors to a government contract in the prohibition of campaign contributions.

 

JUD

HB 1085, HD1

(HSCR554)

Status

RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.

This measure amends Chapter 329, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to bring the Hawaii statutes on controlled substances to be consistent with the federal laws on controlled substances, and increases the fee for the registration certificate for qualifying patients for medical marijuana. (HB1085 HD1)

 

PBM, JUD

HB 1003, HD1

(HSCR477)

Status

RELATING TO THE PENAL CODE.

To provide greater protections to victims of domestic violence who the court is already attempting to keep safe through protective orders. Effective July 1, 2050. (HB1003 HD1)

 

HUS, JUD

HB 1008, HD1

(HSCR551)

Status

RELATING TO THE POWER OF ARREST.

Adds the federal bureau of investigation and the United States immigration and customs enforcement to the list of federal agencies whose officers may make arrests for certain offenses under state law. Removes the citizenship and immigration services from the list. Adds proper titles of the heads of the district offices for the listed federal agencies. (HB1008 HD1)

 

PBM, JUD

HB 1138

Status

RELATING TO ATTORNEY'S LIENS.

Provides that attorney's liens shall attach to judgments, decrees, orders, settlements, and awards pursuant to a court order or arbitration proceeding.

 

JUD

HB 1140

Status

RELATING TO ARBITRATION.

Authorizes a default ruling against any party to an arbitration who fails to pay the arbitration fees or costs directed by an arbitrator or arbitration organization.

 

JUD

HB 1465

Status

RELATING TO POWERS OF ATTORNEY.

Requires that a power of attorney be signed by two witnesses and acknowledged by a notary public.

 

JUD

HB 1241, HD1

(HSCR427)

Status

RELATING TO ABANDONED VEHICLES.

Extends for registered owners with an out-of-state address, the time period during which the owner of an abandoned vehicle may repossess the vehicle before it may be subject to disposal. (HB1241 HD1)

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1524, HD1

(HSCR119)

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL THEFT.

Establishes, under the agricultural theft law, that possession of more than five pounds of an agricultural product grown on the premises is prima facie evidence that the product has been stolen, unless a bill of sale is provided. Effective July 1, 2020. (HB1524 HD1)

 

AGR, JUD

HB 613

(HSCR75)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.

Removes the sunset clause provisions section 5 of Act 227, Session Laws of Hawaii 2008.

 

HLT, JUD

Pending Re-referral

 

 

 

 

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.

 

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Rep. Gilbert Keith-Agaran

Chair