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

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 20, 2014

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 ADDED to the agenda: SB 2876, SD2, HD1.

 

SB 225, SD1

(SSCR642)

Status

RELATING TO ELECTIONS.

Adds a definition of "residency" to rules for determining residency. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

JUD, FIN

SB 1038, SD2

(HSCR919-14)

Status

RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Allows the court to decree a forfeiture by the member, former member, or retirant of all or a portion of any interest, hypothetical account balance (in excess of the amount representing any employee contributions made by or on behalf of the member, former member, or retirant), pension, annuity, or retirement allowance that the member, former member, or retirant may otherwise be entitled to if a member, former member, or retirant is convicted of a felony and the court finds that the felony is related to the employment of the member, former member, or retirant by the State or any county. Requires the employees' retirement system to comply with the court order and suspend or deny payment to the member, former member, or retirant as provided in the order. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD2)

 

LAB, JUD, FIN

SB 1179, SD1

(HSCR985)

Status

RELATING TO COURT ORDERS TO PROVIDE MEDICAL TREATMENT FOR INMATES AND DETAINEES IN CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.

Provides for the filing of a petition for involuntary medical treatment in either the district or circuit court; allows for a declaration to be filed with the petition as an alternative to an affidavit; expands the court's ability to continue the hearing on the petition for good cause; gives the court more flexibility in deciding when a guardian ad litem is necessary; changes the time within which a person must be examined from two days to five days prior to filing of the petition; amends the list of persons who must be notified of the petition; and clarifies the effective expiration date of the order for persons who return to custody after release. (SD1)

 

PBS, JUD, FIN

SB 2120

(SSCR2060)

Status

RELATING TO CAMPAIGN SPENDING.

Corrects mistaken reference to section of Hawaii Revised Statutes that was meant to exempt from contribution limits contributions from immediate family, rather than from contractors.

 

JUD, FIN

SB 2211, SD2, HD1

(HSCR957-14)

Status

RELATING TO YOUTH.

Requires the office of youth services to coordinate a five-year safe places for youth pilot program to establish a network of safe places where youth can access safety and services. Establishes the position of safe places for youth program coordinator. Allows minors age fourteen and older to consent to enter the safe places program. Makes an appropriation. Effective July 1, 2050. (SB2211 HD1)

 

HUS, JUD, FIN

SB 2839, SD1

(HSCR982-14)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT, 1920, AS AMENDED.

Repeals the directive to amend the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920, as amended, to accomplish the purposes of Act 195, Session Laws of Hawaii 2011. (SD1)

 

OMH, JUD

SB 2876, SD2, HD1

(HSCR934-14)

Status

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE VII, SECTION 12, OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION TO ASSIST DAM AND RESERVOIR OWNERS.

Proposes a constitutional amendment to authorize the State to issue special purpose revenue bonds and use the proceeds from the bonds to assist dam and reservoir owners. Effective July 1, 2050. (SB2876 HD1)

 

WAL, JUD, FIN

 

 

 

 

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