HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2016

 

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

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 04, 2016

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2493

Status

RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

Requires the use of a domestic violence identification code for violent crimes between family or household members. Requires the number of domestic violence incidents to be reported monthly to the Attorney General, posted to the counties' and agencies' websites, and made available to the public.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 2448

Status

RELATING TO STATUTORY REVISION: AMENDING VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE HAWAII REVISED STATUTES AND THE SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII FOR THE PURPOSES OF CORRECTING ERRORS AND REFERENCES, CLARIFYING LANGUAGE, AND DELETING OBSOLETE OR UNNECESSARY PROVISIONS.

Amends various provisions of the Hawaii Revised Statutes and the Session Laws of Hawaii for the purposes of correcting errors and references, clarifying language, and deleting obsolete or unnecessary provisions.

 

JUD

HB 2671

Status

RELATING TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE DATA.

Requires chiefs of police and agencies of State and county government that have the power of arrest to report crime incident reports to the Attorney General. Counties shall be fined for noncompliance by county police departments.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 2560

Status

RELATING TO CORPORATIONS.

Requires domestic and foreign corporations to provide their shareholders with detailed reports of independent expenditures and political contributions.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 2694

Status

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE IV, SECTION 2, OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION TO ADDRESS THE SELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE REAPPORTIONMENT COMMISSION.

Ensures participation of all political parties on the reapportionment commission by providing that if there are no members belonging to the minority party or parties in a house of the legislature, the members belonging to the same minority party or parties in the other house of the legislature shall nominate persons to serve on the commission.

 

JUD, FIN

The following measure(s) were previously heard on Friday, January 22, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. No public testimony will be accepted.

 

HB 518, HD1

(HSCR151)

Status

RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF PUBLIC LANDS.

Establishes within the department of land and natural resources, a four-year public land lease pilot project in counties with a population between 170,000 and 200,000. Authorizes lessees of public land to relinquish a lease. Provides for the disposition of the land and improvements at public auction after relinquishment. (HB518 HD1)

 

WAL, JUD, FIN

The following measure(s) were previously heard on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 2:01 p.m. No public testimony will be accepted.

 

HB 1517

Status

RELATING TO SENTENCING.

Provides that the commission of certain offenses of assault in the presence of the victim's minor child is an aggravating factor in the sentencing of the defendant convicted of the offense.

 

JUD

HB 1550

Status

RELATING TO CAMPAIGN SPENDING.

Increases the amounts of fines that may be assessed against persons other than individuals for campaign spending violations. Allows the campaign spending commission to recover its costs from violators. Directs moneys collected for costs to be deposited in the Hawaii election campaign fund.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 1590

Status

RELATING TO ELECTIONS.

Requires the Chief Election Officer to select a letter of the alphabet by lot and arrange candidate names on ballots in alphabetical order by last name, beginning with the randomly selected letter. Requires notice to voters that the candidates may not necessarily be listed in alphabetical order on the ballot by a method suited for all voting systems. Directs the Chief Election Officer to establish procedures to implement this new procedure applicable to elections in the next two year election cycle following the effective date.

 

JUD, 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: 5 copies (including an original) to Room 305 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6531 (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. Those wishing to provide oral testimony will be limited to two minutes

 

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 586-6437 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. Karl Rhoads

Chair