HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2012

 

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY & MILITARY AFFAIRS

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino, Chair

Rep. Ty Cullen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. K. Mark Takai

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Scott K. Saiki

Rep. George R. Fontaine

Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 16, 2012

TIME:

9:00 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2598

Status

RELATING TO PRE-SENTENCE REPORTS.

Amends the law to delete the Intake Service Center as an agency responsible for preparing the pre-sentence diagnosis and report.

 

PBM, FIN

HB 2599

Status

RELATING TO REENTRY INTAKE SERVICE CENTERS.

Amends the law to define how pretrial assessments are generated and to provide statutory authority to the Department of Public Safety to supervise person ordered released from custody by the courts.

 

PBM, FIN

HB 2313

Status

RELATING TO RESISTING ARREST.

Makes resisting arrest in the first degree a felony for attempting to deprive a law enforcement officer of their firearm.

 

PBM, JUD

HB 1874

Status

RELATING TO VOG.

Expands membership on the Task Force on Vog to include any representative or senator representing a district on the Island of Hawaii that is impacted by vog.

 

PBM, FIN

HB 2113

Status

RELATING TO FIRE PROTECTION.

Bans the ignition, possession, selling, and use of aerial luminaries.

 

PBM, JUD

HB 2642

Status

RELATING TO FIREWORKS.

Corrects the definition of "display fireworks". Restricts the importation of display fireworks to amounts necessary for a permitted display, except for qualified importers of certain fireworks. Amends fireworks shipment documentation requirements. Amends labeling requirements for imported display fireworks.

 

PBM, FIN

HB 679

Status

RELATING TO FIREARMS.

Exempts National Rifle Association certified firearms instructors from absolute liability for injury or damage caused by discharge of their firearms during the course of providing training required to obtain a permit to acquire firearms.

 

PBM, JUD

HB 2358, HD1

(HSCR191-12)

Status

RELATING TO THE BUILDING CODE.

Establishes the Hawaii State Building Code, Hawaii State Building Code Council, and Natural Disaster Preparedness Commission. Effective July 1, 2012. (HB2358 HD1)

 

WLO, PBM, FIN

HB 2769

Status

RELATING TO ENHANCED 911 SERVICES.

Amends the definition of "public safety agency" to refer to state and county divisions and not federal government entities.

 

PBM

 

 

 

 

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 316 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-8494(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 PBMtestimony@captiol.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 586-6520 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. Henry J.C. Aquino

Chair