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. Blake K. Oshiro

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Robert N. Herkes

Rep. George R. Fontaine

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, April 07, 2011

TIME:

2:00 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 MEASURES HAVE BEEN ADDED TO THE AGENDA: SB892, SD2, HD1, HR169, AND SB1079, SD2, HD1.

 

THE FOLLOWING MEASURE HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THE AGENDA: HR82.

 

HCR 30 / HR 26

(HSCR1246) /

(HSCR1245)

Status / Status

URGING THE MAYOR OF HONOLULU AND THE HONOLULU CITY COUNCIL TO ALLOW AN EXEMPTION FROM SECTION 15-14.1(2) OF THE REVISED ORDINANCES OF HONOLULU TO ALLOW FOR STREET PARKING IN THE COMMUNITY OF HO'OKEA IN EWA VILLAGES.

 

 

TRN, JUD

HCR 275 / HR 242

Status / Status

URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY FOR NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD MEMBERS ACTING IN THEIR OFFICIAL CAPACITY OR TO ENSURE THAT NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD MEMBERS WILL BE DEFENDED.

 

 

JUD

HCR 5, HD1

(HSCR1058)

Status

REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON WHETHER THE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES OF HAWAII'S SEX OFFENDER LAWS ARE BEING MET AND WHETHER SEX OFFENDER LAWS ARE BEING IMPLEMENTED IN THE WAY THEY WERE INTENDED.

 

 

HUS, JUD

HCR 51 / HR 44

Status / Status

URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION FOR THE STATES' CONSIDERATION TO PROVIDE THAT CORPORATIONS ARE NOT PERSONS UNDER THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OR ANY OF ITS JURISDICTIONAL SUBDIVISIONS.

 

 

JUD

HCR 156

Status

URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO UPHOLD THE CITIZENSHIP CLAUSE OF THE FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.

 

 

JUD

HCR 132 / HR 112

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW CONFIDENTIALITY LAWS PERTAINING TO COURT INVOLVED, MULTI-AGENCY YOUTH.

 

 

HUS, JUD

HR 7

Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO ESTABLISH A WORKING GROUP TO REVIEW LEGISLATION TO IDENTIFY OBSOLETE PROVISIONS AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO ADDRESS OBSOLETE PROVISIONS.

 

 

JUD

HCR 195 / HR 82

Status / Status

AFFIRMING THE INTENT OF THE LEGISLATURE THAT AMENDMENTS TO THE STATE HEALTH SERVICES AND FACILITIES PLAN BE DONE THROUGH THE PUBLIC HEARINGS PROCESS.

 

 

HLT, JUD

HCR 195 / HR 169

(HSCR1389) /

Status / Status

AFFIRMING THE INTENT OF THE LEGISLATURE THAT AMENDMENTS TO THE STATE HEALTH SERVICES AND FACILITIES PLAN BE DONE THROUGH THE PUBLIC HEARINGS PROCESS.

 

 

HLT, JUD

 

 

 

 

RECONSIDERATION OF PRIOR DECISION MAKING

The following measure was previously heard on Thursday, March 31st at 2:00PM. No public testimony will be accepted.

 

SB 892, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1192)

Status

RELATING TO SERVICE ANIMALS.

Amends certain laws regarding the use of service animals in statutes relating to dog licensing, public conveyances, and discriminatory practices in real estate transactions to address issues with obsolescence and inconsistency with the ADA and FHA. (SB892 HD1)

 

HLT, JUD

 

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

 

DECISION MAKING ONLY

 

The following measure was previously heard on Tuesday, April 5th, at 2:00PM. No public testimony will be accepted.

SB 1079, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1131)

Status

PROPOSED DRAFT: Establishes that an owner of range land owes no duty of care, under certain conditions, toward a trespasser for injury suffered by the trespasser that occurs on range land or to warn the trespasser of dangerous natural conditions or range activities or uses. Clarifies the offense of criminal trespass in the second degree as it relates to land that is fallow or has evidence of livestock-raising, and authorizes a $10,000 fine for this offense. Effective January 1, 2012 and sunsets December 31, 2017. (SB1079 SD2 HD2 Proposed

 

AGR, JUD

 

 

 

 

 

 

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     The Committee the comments are directed to;

     The date and time of the hearing;

     Measure number; and

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Rep. Gilbert Keith-Agaran

Chair