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, March 29, 2016

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2242, SD1

(SSCR2162)

Status

RELATING TO ELECTIONS.

Allows a voter to distribute or share an electronic or digital image of the voter's own marked ballot via social media or other means. Establishes that distributing or sharing the image of a voter's own marked ballot is not a defense for any election offenses or related offenses under the Penal Code. (SD1)

 

JUD

SB 2121, SD1

(SSCR2512)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC AGENCY MEETINGS AND RECORDS.

Makes Act 221, SLH 2014, permanent, which allows county councils to hold limited meetings for the purpose of attending the meetings of other boards or community groups within the State; provided that the county council gives notice of the limited meeting, that such meetings take place no more than once per month, and that the county councils comply with other requirements under chapter 92, HRS. Requires that the county councils submit annual reports to the legislature on the effectiveness of the new procedures. Effective July 1, 2050. (SD1)

 

JUD

SB 2607, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1311-16)

Status

RELATING TO STUDENT DATA MANAGEMENT.

Limits the ways in which the operator of a website, online service, online application, or mobile application working with the DOE can use student data. (HD1)

 

EDN, CPC, JUD

SB 2886, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1164-16)

Status

RELATING TO AGE OF CONSENT FOR ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES.

Reduces barriers in accessing mental health services for minors by lowering the age of consent to receive treatment from 18 years old to 12 years old. (SB2886 HD1)

 

HLT, JUD

SB 2912, SD2

(SSCR2705)

Status

RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE INTEGRATED SEX OFFENDER TREATMENT PROGRAM.

Amends chapter 353E, Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS), to reflect nationally recognized best practices in the statewide, integrated program for sex offenders, and to identify the coordinating body for the sex offender treatment program as the "sex offender management team". Exempts the statewide integrated sex offender treatment program from the requirements of chapter 92, HRS. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD2)

 

JUD

SB 2246

(HSCR1284-16)

Status

RELATING TO TESTING FOR INTOXICANTS.

Repeals section 291E-68, Hawaii Revised Statutes, regarding refusing to submit to a breath, blood, or urine test for those arrested for the use of intoxicants while operating a vehicle. Makes conforming amendments to section 291E-15, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

TRN, JUD

SB 2813, SD1

(SSCR2689)

Status

RELATING TO GUARDIANSHIP.

Requires the courts to provide information relating to adult guardianships to the Hawaii criminal justice data center to disclose to the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Instant Criminal Background Check System database for gun control purposes. Requires the Hawaii criminal justice data center to maintain orders of appointment or information from orders of appointment for use in firearms permitting and registration. Takes effect January 1, 2017. (SD1)

 

JUD

SB 2802, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1151-16)

Status

RELATING TO HUNTING ON PRIVATE LANDS.

Requires hunters to obtain written permission from landowners or occupiers or holders of private lands to hunt on private lands. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)

 

WAL, JUD

SB 2647, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1254-16)

Status

RELATING TO NATURAL RESOURCES.

Prohibits the sale, offer to sell, purchase, trade, possession with intent to sell, or barter of any part or product from various animal and marine species. Provides exceptions to this prohibition, including for traditional cultural practices protected under the State Constitution. Imposes penalties for violations of the prohibition on trafficking animal parts and products. (SB2647 HD1)

 

WAL, 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.

 

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Rep. Karl Rhoads

Chair