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:

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

TIME:

11:00 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2771, SD1

(SSCR2417)

Status

MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF COSTS RELATED TO THE ASIA-PACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION MEETINGS.

Appropriates funds to reimburse seven departments for costs for planning, public safety, and security for the November 2011 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings. (SD1)

 

PBM, FIN

SB 2101, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1048-12)

Status

RELATING TO THE TRICARE PROGRAM.

Makes permanent the general excise tax exemption on amounts received by a managed care support contractor of the TRICARE program for the actual cost or advancement to third party health care providers pursuant to a contract with the United States. Effective July 1, 2012. (SB2101 HD1)

 

HLT, PBM, FIN

SB 2865

(SSCR2795)

Status

RELATING TO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY FEDERAL REIMBURSEMENT MAXIMIZATION SPECIAL FUND.

Expands the allowed use of the Federal Reimbursement Maximization Special Fund to reflect United States Department of Justice approved uses.

 

PBM, FIN

SB 2866, SD1

(SSCR2443)

Status

RELATING TO COMPREHENSIVE OFFENDER REENTRY SYSTEM.

Establishes the Offender Reentry Office within the Department of Public Safety to address the goals of chapter 353H, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Reconstitutes the reentry commission under Act 24, Special Session Laws of Hawaii 2009, with the added duty to ensure that the comprehensive offender reentry system is implemented as soon as practicable. Extends sunset of reentry commission to 12/1/2015. (SD1)

 

PBM, FIN

SB 2253

(SSCR2689)

Status

RELATING TO CORRECTIONS.

Establishes a two-year parole pilot program for no more than twenty inmates to be subject to high-intensity parole supervision. Makes an appropriation for the program.

 

PBM, FIN

SB 2397, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1036-12)

Status

RELATING TO FIRE SPRINKLERS.

Prohibits counties from requiring installation or retrofitting of automatic fire sprinklers in new or existing one- or two‑family dwelling units used only for residential purposes, provided that this does not apply to: (1) new homes that require a variance from access road or fire fighting water supply requirements; and (2) non-residential agricultural and aquacultural buildings and structures located outside the urban area. Effective January 1, 2025. (SB2397 HD1)

 

HSG, PBM, FIN

SB 2909

(SSCR2264)

Status

RELATING TO ENHANCED 911 SERVICES.

Establishes that a public safety agency is a functional division of the State or a county that provides or has authority to provide, or a private entity contracted by a state or county agency that provides, firefighting, law enforcement, ambulance, medical, or other emergency services.

 

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@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 586-6520 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