HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto, Chair

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Dee Morikawa

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

TIME:

2:00 pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 26, SD1

(SSCR677)

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE OFFICE OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY FOR HAWAII COUNTY.

Appropriates funds as a grant-in-aid to the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney for Hawaii County Career Criminal Prosecution Unit. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

JUD, FIN

SB 251, SD1

(SSCR614)

Status

RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.

Establishes an exemption from the prohibition against using election campaign funds to make charitable donations or to award scholarships during the period from the filing of nomination papers to the date of the general election, for candidates who are already declared elected to office after running unopposed in an election or who would be unopposed in the general election. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)

 

JUD, FIN

SB 335, SD1

(SSCR552)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM FAMILY LAW ARBITRATION ACT.

Authorizes the use of arbitration to resolve certain family law disputes. Specifies law applicable to arbitrations. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)

 

JUD

SB 478, SD1

(SSCR618)

Status

RELATING TO GOVERNMENT RECORDS.

Allows a member of a board to provide other members of the board any government record that is open to public inspection, subject to certain conditions. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)

 

JUD

SB 488, SD1

(SSCR705)

Status

RELATING TO SEARCH WARRANTS.

Allows courts to authorize a person or entity other than an officer to provide technical assistance in executing a search warrant that pertains to an electronic device or storage media. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)

 

JUD

SB 490, SD1

(SSCR848)

Status

RELATING TO MATERIAL WITNESS ORDERS.

Allows the circuit court or family court to issue a material witness order in cases initiated through felony complaint, indictment, or information. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)

 

JUD, FIN

SB 572, SD1

(SSCR707)

Status

RELATING TO INFORMATION PRACTICES.

Allows the office of information practices to adopt rules that all state and county agencies subject to the Uniform Information Practices Act must follow for consistency in agency record protection responsibilities. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)

 

JUD

SB 718, SD1

(SSCR722)

Status

RELATING TO THE COMMUNITY COURT OUTREACH PROJECT.

Establishes a community court outreach project in the City and County of Honolulu from July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2020. Requires, under the project, the Judiciary to operate a mobile court that travels to community sites where defendants cited or arrested for nonviolent offenses live or congregate and disposes of the cases after plea agreements have been reached by the Honolulu prosecuting attorney and public defender. Appropriates general funds. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)

 

JUD, FIN

SB 1006, SD1

(SSCR611)

Status

RELATING TO THE ESTATE AND GENERATION-SKIPPING TRANSFER TAXES.

Clarifies the situs of property where the property is held by the decedent through a single member limited liability company that has not elected to be taxed as a corporation. Eff. 1/1/2050. (SD1)

 

JUD, FIN

SB 1218, SD1

(SSCR593)

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. (SD1)

 

JUD

SB 1229

(SSCR868)

Status

RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL COURTS.

Exempts all proceedings relating to parking violations under certain administrative rules from the exclusive, original jurisdiction of the environmental courts.

 

JUD, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     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. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Chair