HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2012

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

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

Rep. Karl Rhoads, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. George R. Fontaine

Rep. Robert N. Herkes

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Sylvia Luke

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, January 26, 2012

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 measure(s) has been DELETED from the agenda: HB1927

 

 

HB 556

Status

RELATING TO STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS.

Removes the statute of limitations for any felony offense under chapter 707, part V relating to sexual offenses and part VI relating to child abuse.

 

JUD

HB 573

Status

RELATING TO OBSCENITY.

Creates the misdemeanor offense of a minor electronically communicating indecent material. Creates the offense of possession of indecent material electronically communicated by a minor, which is a misdemeanor if committed by a minor and a class C felony if committed by an adult.

 

JUD

HB 1672

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Establishes monetary awards for whistleblowers providing information that is the basis for any DOTAX administrative or judicial action for violations of tax laws.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 1695

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Prohibits penalties for substantial understatements or misstatements and for erroneous claims for refund or credit from being added to tax underpayments on which certain other penalties are already imposed.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 1785

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Establishes a 4-year amnesty program for certain delinquent tax obligations.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 1892

Status

RELATING TO THE REAPPORTIONMENT COMMISSION.

Places the reapportionment commission within the office of elections for administrative purposes. Directs the chief election officer to request an appropriation from the general fund to support the commission, to be effective in the year in which the commission is constituted.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 1927

Status

RELATING TO CAMPAIGN SPENDING COMMISSION LAW.

Changes certain deadlines for campaign spending preliminary and supplemental reports.

 

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/submittestimony.aspx.

 

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