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

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

TIME:

2:00 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2971

(HSCR1101-12)

Status

RELATING TO VEHICLES.

Defines "vehicle" in HRS chapter 707. Amends negligent injury offenses to include bodily injury to another person caused by the operation of a moped or vessel in a negligent manner.

 

TRN, JUD

SB 2221, SD1

(HSCR1163-12)

Status

RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE.

Provides greater protection for children by amending the offense of promoting child abuse in the second degree to include possession of thirty or more images of child pornography and the content of at least one image contains a minor younger than the age of twelve, sadomasochistic abuse of a minor, or bestiality involving a minor. Effective 07/01/50. (SD1)

 

HUS, JUD

SB 2222, SD2

(HSCR1164-12)

Status

RELATING TO SEXUAL IMAGES PRODUCED BY MINORS.

Prohibits adults from soliciting minors to electronically transmit nude images of minors; prohibits minors from electronically transmitting nude images of themselves or other minors, or soliciting other minors to do so; prohibits persons from possessing a nude image transmitted by a minor, but makes it an affirmative defense that the recipient made reasonable efforts to destroy the transmitted nude image. Effective 07/01/50. (SD2)

 

HUS, JUD

SB 2703, SD1

(HSCR1123-12)

Status

RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT.

Includes the date that services for remuneration were first performed as information to be provided to the child support enforcement agency through the new hire reporting process. Requires employers to provide the appropriate health care provider a notice of medical support within a certain time frame. Effective 07/01/50. (SD1)

 

HUS, JUD

SB 2871, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1139-12)

Status

RELATING TO COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE.

Prohibits driving a commercial motor vehicle without possession of commercial driver's license; prohibits the use of mobile electronic devices, including for texting, while operating a commercial motor vehicle. Exempts certain drivers and "911" communication. Effective January 7, 2059. (SB2871 HD1)

 

TRN, JUD

SB 2419, SD2, HD2

(HSCR1264-12)

Status

RELATING TO PERSONAL INFORMATION.

Allows the scanning and retention of personal information contained in a Hawaii identification card or driver's license for limited purposes only. Effective January 7, 2059. (SB2419 HD2)

 

TRN, ERB, JUD

SB 2873, SD1, HD2

(HSCR1285-12)

Status

RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS.

Permanently amends chapter 343, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to clarify current exemptions for secondary actions and require that applicants prepare environmental assessments when required. (SB2873 HD2)

 

TRN, EEP, JUD

SB 2518, SD1

(HSCR1253-12)

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES.

Authorizes military dependents as well as active duty military members deployed outside the U.S. to use an expired driver's license for up to ninety days after the return to the U.S. of the active duty member. (SD1)

 

PBM/TRN, JUD

SB 2640, SD1

(SSCR2524)

Status

RELATING TO WASTEWATER.

Requires counties to permit the use of an otherwise authorized individual wastewater treatment system when it pre-dates a county-operated wastewater treatment system and the county determines that allowing the individual wastewater treatment system is fair and equitable. Requires counties to adopt rules or ordinances no later than 12/31/13. (SD1)

 

JUD

SB 2698, SD1

(SSCR2440)

Status

RELATING TO THE INFORMATION PRIVACY AND SECURITY COUNCIL.

Designates the chief information officer as chair of the information privacy and security council. (SD1)

 

JUD

SB 3039, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1243-12)

Status

RELATING TO ANATOMICAL TRANSPLANTS.

Requires the Department of Health to submit a report to the legislature no later than twenty days prior to the convening of the Regular Session of 2013 on the total number of individuals and the number of persons with human immunodeficiency virus, acquired immune deficiency syndrome, and acquired immune deficiency syndrome-related complex, who have received organ transplants from a medical facility or center in the State since 2009, including kidney and liver transplants. Effective July 1, 2050. (SB3039 HD1)

 

HLT, 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.

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PAPER: 3 copies (including an original) to Room 302 in the State Capitol;

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Rep. Gilbert Keith-Agaran

Chair