HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

Rep. Karl Rhoads, Chair

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, April 02, 2015

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 has been DELETED from the agenda: SB 826, SD1.

 

 

SB 1166, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1078)

Status

RELATING TO THE PENAL CODE.

Clarifies that preparation, burial, or cremation of a corpse in a manner consistent with traditional Hawaiian cultural customs and practices shall not constitute the offense of abuse of a corpse. (SB1166 HD1)

 

OMH, JUD

SB 273, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1175)

Status

RELATING TO IDENTIFICATION CARDS.

Allows the examiner of drivers to accept a sworn statement from a victim services organization, an attorney, a member of the clergy, correctional institution staff, or a medical or health professional as documentary evidence of a homeless person's address. Establishes a working group to enable homeless individuals in the State to obtain identification certification. (SB273 HD1)

 

HUS, JUD

SB 225, SD1

(HSCR1096)

Status

RELATING TO DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE.

Amends the offense of habitually operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant to include operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant after at least one conviction within the previous ten years for habitually operating a motor vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant. (SD1)

 

TRN, JUD

SB 982, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1167)

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAL AMNESTY.

Establishes limited immunity for individuals who seek medical assistance for themselves or others experiencing a drug or alcohol overdose. (SB982 HD1)

 

HLT, JUD

SB 611, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1119)

Status

RELATING TO USE OF INTOXICANTS WHILE OPERATING A VEHICLE.

Allows an ignition interlock permit holder to take necessary tests to apply for relicensing during the final 30 days of the revocation period. Prohibits operating a vehicle with an ignition interlock permit without a state identification card. Prohibits operating a vehicle once a notice of administrative revocation that serves as a temporary permit has expired unless the driver has a valid driver's license. Effective July 1, 2015. (SB611 HD1)

 

TRN, JUD

SB 1291, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1232)

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

Prohibits discrimination against medical marijuana patients and caregivers by schools, landlords, and courts with regard to medical care or parental rights. Effective 1/7/2112. (HD1)

 

HLT, JUD

SB 826, SD1

(HSCR1201)

Status

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.

Enhances effectiveness and efficiency of self-governance in condominium living. (SB826 HD1)

 

CPC, JUD

SB 736, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1014)

Status

RELATING TO INSURANCE.

Requires at least 30 days written notice prior to recoupment or offset demand efforts for health insurance payments to health care providers. Prohibits recoupment or offset efforts more than 18 months after an initial claim payment was received, with specific exceptions. (SB736 HD1)

 

HLT, JUD

SB 1217, SD1, HD2

(HSCR1205)

Status

RELATING TO INSURANCE.

Aligns state law with the requirements of section 2706 of the federal Public Health Service Act by prohibiting insurers from discriminating against any health care provider who is acting within the scope of that provider's license or certification.

 

HLT, CPC, JUD

SB 415

(HSCR1116)

Status

RELATING TO BICYCLE SIGNALS.

Clarifies bicycle turn and stop signals.

 

TRN, JUD

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Karl Rhoads

Chair