STAND. COM. REP. NO. 665-16
RE: H.B. No. 1726
Honorable Joseph M. Souki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Eighth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2016
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred H.B. No. 1726 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO MURDER,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence; Ho‘omana Pono, LLC; Parents of Murdered Children; and many concerned individuals testified in support of this measure. Honolulu's Department of the Prosecuting Attorney testified in opposition.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1726, and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be placed on the calendar for Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,
KARL RHOADS, Chair