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

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 22, 2013

TIME:

2:00 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 DELETED from the agenda: HB402, HD1

 

HB 21, HD1

(HSCR561)

Status

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.

Repeals the prioritization of liens for unpaid mortgages over subsequently recorded liens for unpaid condominium association fees. Clarifies the obligations of the acquirer of a foreclosed unit under the lien for unpaid association fees. Effective July 1, 2112. (HB21 HD1)

 

CPC, JUD

HB 25, HD1

(HSCR360)

Status

RELATING TO SUSPENSION OF FORECLOSURE ACTIONS BY JUNIOR LIENHOLDERS.

Allows a condominium association, as a junior lienholder, to commence or continue a nonjudicial foreclosure action on a property subject to a judicial foreclosure. Removes requirement to stay power of sale foreclosure process pending a circuit court foreclosure action. (HB25 HD1)

 

CPC, JUD

HB 92

(HSCR258)

Status

RELATING TO VOTING.

Provides that the ballot of an absentee or military-overseas voter is valid even if the voter becomes ineligible to vote after casting the ballot.

 

VMI, JUD

HB 146, HD1

(HSCR334)

Status

RELATING TO THE TRAFFIC CODE.

Defines and prohibits the use of dangerous wheels. Effective July 1, 2020. (HB146 HD1)

 

TRN, JUD

HB 252, HD1

(HSCR270)

Status

RELATING TO GOVERNMENT.

Requires annual reports from the Native Hawaiian Roll Commission. Amends the definition of "qualified Native Hawaiian" to include individuals who meet certain expanded ancestry requirements. Repeals directive to amend the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act. (HB252 HD1)

 

OMH, JUD

HB 402, HD1

(HSCR8)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.

Requires the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to conduct a study on the feasibility of installing clotheslines in all public housing projects and state low-income housing projects in the State. (HB402 HD1)

 

HSG, JUD

HB 411, HD1

(HSCR533)

Status

RELATING TO HOSPITAL EMERGENCY COMPASSIONATE CARE FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS.

Establishes a new part in chapter 321, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to ensure that sexual assault victims are provided with medically and factually unbiased information about and access to emergency contraception when receiving emergency medical care at Hawaii's hospitals. (HB411 HD1)

 

HLT, 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