HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2014

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

Rep. Karl Rhoads, Chair

Rep. Sharon E. Har, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Richard Creagan

Rep. Jessica Wooley

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Chris Lee

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2246, SD2

(SSCR2790)

Status

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE, ITS OFFICERS, OR ITS EMPLOYEES.

Makes appropriations for claims against the State, its officers, and its employees. (SD2)

 

JUD, FIN

SB 2249, SD1

(SSCR2061)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC AGENCY MEETINGS.

Amends public agency meeting agenda requirements to clarify how proposed adoption, amendment, or repeal of administrative rules may be described in the agendas. Effective 07/01/50.

 

JUD, FIN

SB 2072

(SSCR2047)

Status

RELATING TO SERVICE OF PROCESS.

Specifies the manner of serving summons within the State for a civil action.

 

JUD

SB 651, SD2, HD1

(HSCR927-14)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Prohibits smoking in and around public housing projects and state low-income housing projects under the jurisdiction of the Hawaii Public Housing Authority and in and around elder or elderly households. Effective July 1, 2050. (SB651 HD1)

 

HSG, JUD

SB 632, SD2

(HSCR974-14)

Status

RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL COURTS.

Establishes environmental courts as divisions within the circuit courts to hear all proceedings, including certain chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes, proceedings arising from certain environmental laws. Requires the Judiciary to report to the Legislature on the total number of environmental-related cases filed in the last five years. Takes effect 1/1/2015. (SD2)

 

EEP, JUD, FIN

SB 2082, SD1

(HSCR929-14)

Status

RELATING TO LAND COURT.

Authorizes additional land court fees to be established by court or administrative rule. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD1)

 

WAL, JUD, FIN

SB 702, SD2, HD1

(HSCR956-14)

Status

RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE.

Establishes an Internet Crimes Against Children Fee for each felony or misdemeanor conviction. Specifies order of priority for collection of fees. Establishes an Internet Crimes Against Children Special Fund to provide training and resources for local law enforcement agencies and investigators. Requires deposit of fees collected into the Special Fund. Appropriates funds. Effective July 1, 2050. (SB702 HD1)

 

HUS, JUD, FIN

HCR 192

Status

REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO ESTABLISH STATEWIDE PROCEDURAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR EYEWITNESS IDENTIFICATION AND INTERROGATION OF SUSPECTS IN CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS.

 

 

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.

 

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. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony. Those wishing to provide oral testimony will be limited to two minutes.

 

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.

 

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Rep. Karl Rhoads

Chair