HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2014

 

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino, Chair

Rep. Kaniela Ing, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Bob McDermott

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 13, 2014

TIME:

10:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2308, SD1

(SSCR2482)

Status

RELATING TO CHILDREN.

Makes an appropriation to the department of public safety for programs and services for children of incarcerated parents and to assist with family reunification. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD1)

 

PBS, FIN

SB 2315, SD1

(SSCR2623)

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO PROVIDE SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT SERVICES.

Appropriates funds to the PSD to provide substance abuse treatment services to Halawa Correctional Facility inmates. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD1)

 

PBS, FIN

SB 2884, SD2

(SSCR2815)

Status

RELATING TO PAROLE.

Specifies that funds for discharged persons be subject to legislative appropriation. Clarifies circumstances under which the paroling authority may grant early discharges. Provides discretion to the paroling authority with respect to initial pardon consideration as it relates to paroled prisoners. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD2)

 

PBS, FIN

SB 2936, SD1

(SSCR2689)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Requires the department of public safety to form a working group to analyze the capitol district security infrastructure and develop a plan to create an integrated camera surveillance system. Requires a report to the legislature. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

PBS, FIN

SB 2305, SD1

(SSCR2565)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Makes an appropriation to the state department of defense civil defense division to assemble twenty-five civilian community teams and the hiring of a coordinator to help establish, train, and assist the teams. Effective July 1, 2050. (SD1)

 

PBS, FIN

SB 2253, SD1

(SSCR2062)

Status

RELATING TO FORENSIC IDENTIFICATION.

Clarifies the grading of the offense of refusal or failure to provide specimen for forensic identification by grading an intentional or knowing violation as a class C felony, and a negligent or reckless violation as a misdemeanor offense. Effective 07/01/50. (SD1)

 

PBS, JUD

SB 2021, SD1

(SSCR2515)

Status

RELATING TO RESISTING ARREST.

Creates the offense of resisting arrest in the first degree as a class C felony if the person intentionally prevents a law enforcement officer acting under color of the law enforcement officer's official authority from effecting an arrest by removing or attempting to remove a firearm from the person of a law enforcement officer. Amends the existing resisting arrest offense to resisting arrest in the second degree. Effective 07/01/50. (SD1)

 

PBS, JUD

SB 2938, SD2

(SSCR2782)

Status

RELATING TO FIREARMS REGISTRATION.

Requires the department of the attorney general, in collaboration with the county police departments, to establish a statewide online firearms registration process, to be fully implemented by July 1, 2015. Appropriates funds for the establishment and implementation of a statewide online firearms registration process. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

PBS, JUD, FIN

SB 3103, SD2

(SSCR2753)

Status

RELATING TO ENHANCED 911 SURCHARGES.

Establishes an unspecified prepaid wireless E911 surcharge per retail transaction of prepaid wireless telecommunications service at the point of sale; allows sellers to deduct and retain three per cent of the surcharge that is collected; allows eHawaii.gov to retain up to two per cent of remitted surcharges to cover administrative costs; and requires the remaining amounts collected by eHawaii.gov to be placed in the enhanced 911 fund. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

PBS, CPC, 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: 2 copies (including an original) to Room 311 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-8529 (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.

 

If during the course of the hearing it appears that there will not be sufficient time to allow everyone to be heard, the chairperson reserves the right to limit the remaining testifiers to two minutes. This two minute policy will be enforced to ensure fairness and adequate consideration to all bills.

 

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 586-6557 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. Henry J.C. Aquino

Chair