HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2016

 

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY

Rep. Gregg Takayama, Chair

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

Rep. Jarrett Keohokalole

 

 

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 17, 2016

TIME:

10:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2914, SD1

(SSCR2604)

Status

RELATING TO COURT ORDERS TO PROVIDE MEDICAL TREATMENT IN CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.

Allows for a declaration to be filed with the petition as an alternative to an affidavit; expands the court's ability to continue the hearing on the petition for good cause; gives the court more flexibility in deciding when a guardian ad litem is necessary; changes the time requirement for filing for a court order for medical treatment from a period of within two days of an examination of the person to within five days; redefines the persons who must be notified of the petition; clarifies the effective expiration date of the order for persons who return to custody after release; and provides the ability for the department to seek an extension of an order to treat if necessary. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)

 

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DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

 

SB 2193, SD2

(SSCR2533)

Status

RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.

Defines "person in custody" as used in the offenses of sexual assault in the second degree and third degree to mean a person who is stopped by or under the control of a law enforcement officer for official purposes. (SD2)

 

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SB 2484

(SSCR2559)

Status

RELATING TO FIREWORKS.

Raises the permit fee for aerial devices, display fireworks, or articles pyrotechnic.

 

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SB 2630, SD1

(SSCR2797)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Requires PSD to annually report on the amount of moneys that have been deposited into the correctional industries revolving fund from the sale of products and crafts to the public through the correctional industries program. Requires PSD to annually report on the nexus between the workforce opportunities provided through the correctional industries program during incarceration and life after incarceration. Allows committed persons to create approved products and crafts that may be sold through the correctional industries program to the public. Requires that all moneys collected from the sale of products and crafts to be used for victim restitution, paying debts to PSD, deposit into the correctional industries revolving fund, deposit into PSD inmate activity fund, or deposit into the committed person's account. Repeals the prohibition of the sale of such products on the open market. (SD1)

 

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SB 2916, SD1

(SSCR2706)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Includes misdemeanor offenses under chapter 134, Hawaii Revised Statutes, relating to firearms, ammunition, and dangerous weapons, to the offenses that disqualify retaken and reimprisoned parolees from provisions regarding reincarceration and credit for time served. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)

 

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HCR 85 / HR 47 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TASK FORCE TO STUDY EFFECTIVE INCARCERATION POLICIES TO IMPROVE HAWAII'S CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM.

 

 

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HCR 200 / HR 146 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE REENTRY COMMISSION TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING THE REENTRY ACADEMY FOR TRAINING AND ENTREPRENEURIAL RESOURCES (RAFTER) TRAINING AND MENTORING PROGRAM FOR INMATES.

 

 

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HCR 68 / HR 32 /

Status / Status

ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO CONTINUE AND EXPAND ITS COMMUNITY-BASED WORK FURLOUGH PROGRAMS TO ASSIST FORMERLY INCARCERATED FEMALE INMATES TRANSITION BACK INTO SOCIETY.

 

 

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HCR 80 / HR 42 /

Status / Status

URGING THE STATE TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A STATEWIDE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SIMULATION EXERCISE.

 

 

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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

 

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Rep. Gregg Takayama

Chair