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:

Thursday, March 29, 2012

TIME:

2:00 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

 

SB 1500, HD1

(HSCR1186-12)

Status

RELATING TO ANATOMICAL GIFTS.

Requires a person to whom an anatomical gift passes to accept or reject the gift if it is medically suitable for transplantation, therapy, research, or education. Effective July 1, 2050. (SB1500 HD1)

 

HLT, JUD

SB 1168, SD1

(HSCR1130-12)

Status

RELATING TO TOBACCO PRODUCTS.

Prohibits use of tobacco products by minors. Authorizes law enforcement officer to confiscate tobacco products used by minors. Effective 1/1/2050. (SD1)

 

HLT, JUD

SB 223, SD1

(HSCR1204-12)

Status

RELATING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE ORDERS.

Requires a police officer to order a person to have no contact with a family or household member for a twenty-four hour period, or longer if the incident occurs on the weekend, when a police officer has reasonable grounds to believe that there is probable danger of further physical abuse or harm to the family or household member. (SD1)

 

HUS, JUD

SB 2650, SD1

(HSCR1292-12)

Status

RELATING TO PROMOTION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.

Extends prohibition of promoting a controlled substance in, on, or near schools, school vehicles, or public parks to include public housing projects and complexes. (SD1)

 

HSG, JUD

SB 2305, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1255-12)

Status

RELATING TO OCEAN RESOURCES.

Clarifies the prohibition against removal of sand and beach or marine deposits, except for materials inadvertently taken, not to exceed one gallon per person per day. Creates exemptions for public emergencies and traditional cultural practices. Directs the Department of Land and Natural Resources to establish the east Honolulu fishpond heritage area.  Provides state lease preferences for the reconstruction, restoration, repair, or use of Hawaiian and kanaka maoli fishponds.  Creates a preference for the use of traditional names of Hawaiian fishponds. (SB2305 HD1)

 

HAW, JUD

SB 3001, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1160-12)

Status

RELATING TO WILDLIFE.

Prohibits the interisland transfer, transport, or release after transport of wild or feral deer, with certain exceptions. Establishes mandatory fines. (SB3001 HD1)

 

WLO, JUD

SB 2354, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1150-12)

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES.

Requires proof of identification from sellers of agricultural commodities. Establishes criminal penalties for failure to maintain a certificate of ownership or other written proof of ownership of agricultural commodities. Makes theft of agricultural commodities an offense of theft in the second degree and establishes lack of ownership or movement certificates as prima facie evidence of the theft. Effective January 20, 2020. (SB2354 HD1)

 

AGR, JUD

SB 2486, SD1

(SSCR2451)

Status

RELATING TO THE PENAL CODE.

Clarifies that terroristic threatening includes threats of serious damage to another person's pets or livestock. Effective 07/01/50. (SD1)

 

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 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 10MB in size, transmit from 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.

 

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