THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2014

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY AND LABOR

Senator Clayton Hee, Chair

Senator Maile S.L. Shimabukuro, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF DECISION MAKING

 

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

TIME:

10:30 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 016

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard by the committee on: Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs; Transportation and International Affairs; Health:

 

SB 2591

      (SSCR2210)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.

Requires the chief of each county police department to submit an annual report to the legislature of misconduct incidents that resulted in suspension or discharge of a police officer from the calendar year immediately prior to the year of the report submission.  Requires the county police departments to provide updated information in each successive annual report until the highest non-judicial grievance adjustment procedure has concluded.  Requires the county police departments to retain the disciplinary records in accordance with its record retention policy or for at least six months, whichever period is longer.

 

PSM, JDL

SB 2329, SD1

      (SSCR2348)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PROVISIONAL LICENSES.

Authorizes the examiner of drivers to waive the actual demonstration of ability to operate a motor vehicle for persons who have a valid provisional license from another state and who have completed the same requirements of a provisional license in Hawaii.  (SD1)

 

TIA/PSM, JDL

SB 2064

      (SSCR2017)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.

Entitles injured employees to up to twenty visits for psychological and psychiatric services under workers' compensation.  Requires the visits to take place over a sixty-day period.

 

HTH, JDL

SB 2227

      (SSCR2224)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PROVIDER ORDERS FOR LIFE-SUSTAINING TREATMENT.

Increases access to POLST by updating references from "physician orders for life-sustaining treatment" to "provider orders for life-sustaining treatment" throughout chapter 327K, HRS; expanding health care provider signatory authority to include advanced practice registered nurses; and correcting inconsistencies over terms used to describe who may sign a POLST form on behalf of a patient.

 

HTH, JDL

SB 2729, SD1

      (SSCR2160)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICES.

Amends section 291C-137, HRS, to prohibit the operation of a motor vehicle while using a mobile electronic device held in a person's hand for making or receiving a non-emergency call, texting, or receiving a text message.  Adds exemptions to prohibition.  Amends the penalties for violations.  Deems a violation to be a traffic infraction.  Takes effect retroactive to 5/20/2013.  (SD1)

 

TIA, JDL

 

 

 

 

Decision making meeting only, no public testimony will be accepted.

 

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FOR AMENDED NOTICES:  Measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored.  If a measure is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

 

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Senator Clayton Hee

Chair