HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2013

 

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

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

TIME:

2:05 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 853

(HSCR197)

Status

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE X, SECTION 1, OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION TO PERMIT THE APPROPRIATION OF PUBLIC FUNDS FOR PRIVATE EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAMS.

Proposes a constitutional amendment to permit the appropriation of public funds for private early childhood education programs, as provided by law, to help the State meet its goal of providing an early learning system for the children of Hawaii.

 

EDN, JUD, FIN

HB 864, HD1

(HSCR199)

Status

RELATING TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION.

Establishes the Early Childhood Education Program within the Early Learning System. Effective upon the ratification of the proposed constitutional amendment permitting public funds for private early childhood education programs. (HB864 HD1)

 

EDN, JUD, FIN

HB 596

Status

RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.

Requires noncandidate committee reports to include the name of each candidate whose nomination or election is supported, opposed, or otherwise intended to be influenced by an expenditure of the noncandidate committee, and the expenditure amounts corresponding to each identified candidate.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 1056, HD1

(HSCR224)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Appropriates funds to expand the Restorative Reentry Circles pilot program to correctional facilities statewide. Effective July 1, 2050. (HB1056 HD1)

 

PBS, JUD, FIN

HB 369, HD1

(HSCR116)

Status

RELATING TO FIRE SAFETY.

Establishes a residential kitchen fire task force to develop plans to address the dangers of residential kitchen fires. Report to the 2014 legislature. (HB369 HD1)

 

PBS, JUD, FIN

HB 632, HD1

(HSCR229)

Status

RELATING TO OPEN DATA.

Requires executive branch department to make electronic data sets available to the public. Absolves State for liability for deficiencies or incomplete data. Requires the Chief Information Officer to develop rules to implement the open data initiative. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB632 HD1)

 

CPC, JUD, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     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.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing. Those wishing to provide oral testimony will be limited to two minutes.

 

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 3 copies (including an original) to Room 438 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-8504 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

WEB: For testimony less than 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website after the hearing adjourns. This public posting of testimony on the website 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 586-6437 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.

 

Selected meetings are broadcast live. Check the current legislative broadcast schedule on the "Capitol TV" website at www.capitoltv.org or call 536-2100.

 

 

 

 

 

________________________________________

Rep. Karl Rhoads

Chair