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, February 17, 2011

TIME:

2:30 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 397, HD1

(HSCR30)

Status

RELATING TO LANDS CONTROLLED BY THE STATE.

Requires more specificity in all concurrent resolutions for the review of proposed exchanges, sales, or gifts of state land, including whether the land was classed as government or crown lands prior to August 15, 1895. Requires a copy of the concurrent resolution be submitted to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs at least three months prior to the appropriate legislative session. (HB397 HD1)

 

WLO/HAW, JUD, FIN

HB 399

(HSCR18)

Status

RELATING TO THE PORTION OF INCOME AND PROCEEDS FROM THE LANDS OF THE PUBLIC LAND TRUST FOR USE BY THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.

Requires the transfer of cash or land to OHA as income and proceeds that OHA is to receive from the public trust pursuant to article XII, sections 4 and 6, of the state constitution, for the period from 11/7/1978 to 7/1/2010.

 

HAW/WLO, JUD, FIN

HB 396

(HSCR221)

Status

RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.

Requires certain council, board, and commission members to take a training course offered by OHA relating to native Hawaiian traditional and customary rights, natural resource protection and access rights, and the public trust.

 

HAW, JUD, FIN

HB 1627, HD1

(HSCR224)

Status

RELATING TO GOVERNMENT.

Establishes procedures for state recognition of a first nation government. (HB1627 HD1)

 

HAW, 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.

 

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Rep. Gilbert Keith-Agaran

Chair