HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2013

 

COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION & COMMERCE

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey, Chair

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Sharon E. Har

 

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

Rep. Karl Rhoads, Chair

Rep. Sharon E. Har, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Jessica Wooley

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, February 11, 2013

TIME:

2:30 p.m.

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 ADDED to the agenda: HB998

 

HB 1342

Status

RELATING TO DEBT COLLECTION.

Requires the Attorney General to collect on accounts delinquent for more than ninety days for executive departments, except the Department of Taxation and University of Hawaii, and retain an unspecified per cent of moneys recovered on delinquent accounts for deposit into a newly-established fund. Allows the Department of Taxation, the University of Hawaii, and the Judiciary to contract with a collection agency to collect on delinquent accounts. Effective July 1, 2013.

 

CPC/JUD, FIN

HB 1343

Status

RELATING TO DEBT COLLECTION.

Requires the Attorney General to service loans for any executive department. Effective July 1, 2013.

 

CPC/JUD, FIN

HB 1417

Status

RELATING TO MEDIATION AFFECTING JUDICIAL FORECLOSURE.

Expands the application of mandatory mortgage foreclosure dispute resolution by requiring mortgagees, at the mortgagor's election, to participate in mediation to avoid foreclosure or mitigate damages from foreclosure prior to filing a judicial foreclosure action for property that has been the mortgagor's primary residence for a specified period. Applies the dispute resolution requirement to judicial foreclosure actions filed prior to the effective date of this bill and pending an initial court hearing.

 

CPC/JUD, FIN

HB 1319

Status

RELATING TO DEBT SETTLEMENT SERVICES.

Requires persons who act as providers of debt settlement services to be registered by DCCA.

 

CPC/JUD, FIN

HB 1068

Status

RELATING TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

Requires certain establishments to post in a conspicuous place a poster that provides specified information relating to human trafficking and the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline. Defines "establishment." Establishes penalties for violations of the poster requirement.

 

JUD/CPC

 

 

 

HB 998

(HSCR156)

Status

RELATING TO PRIVATE TRANSFER FEES.

Makes permanent the prohibition of private fees for a future transfer of real property.

 

WAL, CPC/JUD

 

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

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Rep. Karl Rhoads

Chair

 

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Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Chair