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, March 31, 2016

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2408, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1301-16)

Status

RELATING TO PARTITION OF HEIRS PROPERTY.

Adopts Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act. Establishes procedures and remedies for use in actions for partition of real property involving heirs property, real property held in tenancy in common that meets certain requirements. (SB2408 SD1 HD1)

 

CPC, JUD

SB 2873

(HSCR1149-16)

Status

RELATING TO ORDERS FOR IMMEDIATE PROTECTION.

Amends section 346-231, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to address inconsistencies in statutory requirements regarding orders for immediate protection; and allows the Department of Human Services discretion when to seek an order for immediate protection of vulnerable adults.

 

HUS, JUD

SB 2811, SD2

(HSCR1148-16)

Status

RELATING TO PARENTAL RIGHTS.

Provides that a parent's rights may be terminated if the court determines, by clear and convincing evidence, that the child was conceived during an act of rape or sexual assault. Creates a presumption that termination of parental rights is in the best interest of the child if the child was conceived as a result of the rape or sexual assault. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD2)

 

HUS, JUD

SB 2675, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1308-16)

Status

RELATING TO LICENSING.

Authorizes the board of dental examiners, Hawaii medical board, and board of pharmacy to deny a license to an applicant who has been disciplined by another state or federal agency and the board of nursing to deny a license to an applicant who has been disciplined by another state agency. Authorizes the board of dental examiners, Hawaii medical board, board of nursing, and board of pharmacy to impose the same disciplinary action against a licensee as was taken by another state or federal agency. Establishes conditions for the disciplinary action. Prohibits a licensee from practicing until a final order of discipline is issued if the licensee has been prohibited from practicing in another state. Requires any final order of discipline taken to be public record. (SB2675 HD1)

 

HLT, CPC, JUD

SB 2862

(HSCR1200-16)

Status

RELATING TO NURSING.

Allows the Board of Nursing to more fully participate in Nursys, a national database for nurse licensees by sharing license and disciplinary action information.

 

CPC, JUD

SB 2874

(HSCR1028-16)

Status

RELATING TO CERTIFIED NURSE AIDES.

Repeals section 346-47 and amends sections 457A-1.5, 457A-2, and 457A-3, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to delete references to the Department of Human Services as licensing or certifying health care settings; and deletes references to the Department of Human Services investigating and disciplining certified nurse aides employed in health care settings.

 

HUS/HLT, JUD

SB 2315, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1127-16)

Status

RELATING TO JURY DUTY.

Exempts from jury duty parents for the active care and custody of natural born or adopted children while the children are six months old and younger. (SB2315 HD1)

 

HUS, JUD

SB 2163, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1177-16)

Status

RELATING TO SERVICE OF PROCESS.

Allows notice of a water pollution and solid waste pollution violation to be given via a posting on a searchable government website or a sign conspicuously posted on the property, if appropriate, when attempts to serve the notice in person and by mail have been unsuccessful. (SB2163 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