HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY

Rep. Gregg Takayama, Chair

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

Rep. Jarrett Keohokalole

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 19, 2015

TIME:

10:05 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 193, SD2

(SSCR842)

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 3 per cent of the surcharge that is collected; and requires the amounts collected by the enhanced 911 board to be placed in the enhanced 911 fund. Effective July, 1, 2020. (SD2)

 

PBS, CPC, FIN

SB 213, SD2

(SSCR710)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PENAL CODE.

Requires the department of public safety to send written notice to defendants with terms of imprisonment imposed prior to June 18, 2008, to notify these defendants that the department may recalculate their multiple terms of imprisonment and their right to petition the court for clarification or correction when there is good cause. Effective 01/07/2059. (SD2)

 

PBS, JUD, FIN

SB 564, SD1

(SSCR527)

Status

RELATING TO CORRECTIONS.

Extends the reentry commission expiration date to December 1, 2019. (SD1)

 

PBS, JUD

SB 589, SD2

(SSCR774)

Status

RELATING TO INSURANCE.

Specifies the total number of property insurance policies that an insurer may refuse to renew in a lava zone during a state of emergency due to lava flow in that lava zone, with specific exceptions. Specifies that if residential property insurance is unavailable due to a moratorium on insurance policies in a lava zone during a state of emergency due to lava flow, the Hawaii property insurance association shall remove its moratorium; permits the Hawaii property insurance association to issue new policies and provide a maximum waiting period of six months for the policy coverage to take effect after the moratorium is removed. (SD2)

 

PBS, CPC

SB 913, SD1

(SSCR595)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Requires the department of public safety to collect data relating to the number of incoming offenders into the state correctional system who are parents, the number of children they have that are under the age of eighteen, and any other information that the department of public safety deems useful to facilitate services to incarcerated parents or their children. (SD1)

 

PBS, JUD

SB 1211, SD1

(SSCR754)

Status

RELATING TO THE MAJOR DISASTER FUND.

Increases the expenditure ceiling on major disaster fund moneys. Requires the adjutant general to report any allotment of fund moneys or any expenditure of fund moneys to the legislature within one month of the allotment or expenditure. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

PBS, FIN

SB 1331, SD2

(SSCR689)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Requires pretrial risk assessments, pretrial bail reports, and arraignments to be completed within an unspecified number of working days after an arrest. Obligates the intake service centers to interview lay sponsors within an unspecified number of days of their identification and allows the court to order defendants released on bail, recognizance, or supervised release to report to lay sponsors for supervision. Prohibits judicial officers from denying bail absent a pretrial risk assessment score that reflects a high risk of flight or commission of a new criminal offense. Prohibits judicial officers from relying on a bail schedule or bail amount that would have been necessary to prevent release of a defendant during jail overcrowding. Effective 01/07/2059. (SD2)

 

PBS, 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

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Rep. Gregg Takayama

Chair