THE SENATE
THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE
REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY AND LABOR
Senator Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran, Chair
Senator Maile S.L. Shimabukuro, Vice-Chair

MEASURES DEFERRED TO TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 03, 2015

DATE:

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

TIME:

9:00 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 016
State Capitol
415 South Beretania Street

DECISION MAKING ON THE FOLLOWING MEASURE(S):

SB143
Status and Testimony

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE HAWAII CONSTITUTION TO CHANGE THE THRESHOLD VALUE IN CONTROVERSY REQUIREMENT FOR JURY TRIALS IN CIVIL CASES AT COMMON LAW FROM $5,000 TO $10,000.
Proposes an amendment to article I, section 13, of the Hawaii Constitution to increase the threshold value in controversy requirement for jury trials in civil cases at common law from $5,000 to $10,000.

JDL

SB144
Status and Testimony

RELATING TO JURY TRIAL.
Increases the threshold value in controversy requirement for jury trials in civil cases at common law from $5,000 to $10,000.

JDL, WAM

SB147
Status and Testimony

RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.
Creates procedural and administrative requirements for law enforcement agencies for eyewitness identifications of suspects in criminal investigations.  Grants a defendant the right to challenge an eyewitness identification to be used at trial in a pretrial evidentiary hearing.  Takes effect 01/01/2016.

JDL, WAM

No testimony will be accepted.

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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