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:

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2082, HD1

(HSCR427-16)

Status

RELATING TO ADOPTION RECORDS.

Amends requirements relating to adoption records. Allows adopted individuals who have attained the age of eighteen and their natural parents access to the adopted individual's sealed adoption records upon submission to the family court of a written request for inspection. (HB2082 HD1)

 

HLT, JUD

HB 2559, HD1

(HSCR388-16)

Status

RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.

Requires the family court to consider assisted community treatment as an alternative to commitment to a psychiatric facility for a person subject to a petition for involuntary hospitalization. (HB2559 HD1)

 

HLT, JUD

HB 2632, HD1

(HSCR389-16)

Status

RELATING TO FIREARMS.

Requires firearms owners who have been disqualified from owning a firearm and ammunition due to mental illness to immediately surrender their firearms and ammunition to the Chief of Police. (HB2632 HD1)

 

HLT, JUD

HB 1756, HD2

(HSCR499-16)

Status

RELATING TO NURSING.

Requires all nurse licensure applicants and nurse license renewal applicants to comply with state and federal criminal history record checks. Authorizes the Board of Nursing to develop and adopt rules to implement required criminal history record checks. (HB1756 HD2)

 

HLT, CPC, JUD

HB 1672, HD2

(HSCR601-16)

Status

RELATING TO PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFITS.

Authorizes a beneficiary of a prescription drug benefit plan to obtain a prescription without penalty from a non-network retail community pharmacy located within fourteen miles of the beneficiary's residence, if the nearest network retail community pharmacy is located more than fourteen miles away. (HB1672 HD2)

 

HLT, CPC, JUD

 

 

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on Friday, February 5, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. No public testimony will be accepted.

 

HB 2645

Status

RELATING TO THEFT OF BICYCLE.

Establishes the offense of theft of bicycle.

 

JUD

 

 

 

 

The following bill(s) is for decision-making purposes only to insert substantive provisions into the short form bill. A public hearing will be scheduled at a later date, at which time testimony will be accepted.

 

HB 1581

Status

RELATING TO JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS.

Short form bill relating to judicial proceedings.

 

JUD

 

 

 

 

 

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: 19 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