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

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 17, 2011

TIME:

2:00 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 110, SD2

(SSCR579)

Status

RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR VIOLATIONS INVOLVING MINORS.

Establishes immunity from prosecution for consumption of intoxicating liquor by a minor if the minor summons medical treatment for another minor who requires such treatment as a result of consuming liquor. Also provides that immunity may be provided to the intoxicated minor and one or two other minors assisting the summoning minor. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

JUD

SB 1068, SD1

(SSCR559)

Status

RELATING TO ANIMAL CRUELTY.

Provides that killing, or attempting to kill, the animal of another person without that person's consent constitutes animal cruelty in the first degree. Adds exemptions for animal cruelty in the first degree. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

JUD

SB 1069, SD1

(SSCR562)

Status

RELATING TO CRUELTY TO ANIMALS.

Establishes the offense of cruelty to animals by fighting dogs in the second degree. Increases penalty for cruelty to animals by fighting dogs in the first degree. Clarifies dog fighting and animal cruelty laws. (SD1)

 

JUD

SB 1533, SD1

(SSCR474)

Status

RELATING TO CRUELTY TO ANIMALS.

Clarifies that a person commits the offense of cruelty to animals in the second degree if the person kills without need any animal other than insects or rodents, deleting "vermin or other pests" from this exception. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

JUD

SB 52, SD1

(SSCR616)

Status

RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF SEX OFFENDERS.

Requires persons convicted of violation of privacy in the first degree to register as sex offenders. Applies retroactively. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

JUD, FIN

 

 

 

 

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.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6210 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

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Rep. Gilbert Keith-Agaran

Chair