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:

Thursday, March 23, 2017

TIME:

2:15 pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HCR 187 / HR 114 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION TO ESTABLISH A CREWMEMBER'S VISA FOR FOREIGN CITIZENS WORKING IN THE COMMERCIAL FISHING INDUSTRY.

 

 

JUD

HCR 116 / HR 70 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF ELECTIONS TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE ON AUTOMATIC VOTER REGISTRATION.

 

 

JUD, FIN

HCR 125 / HR 76 /

Status / Status

DECLARING HAWAII TO BE A HO'OKIPA (WELCOMING) STATE.

 

 

JUD

HCR 79 / HR 44 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING AN INCREASED PRESENCE BY THE HONOLULU POLICE DEPARTMENT IN THE CHINATOWN AND DOWNTOWN HONOLULU AREAS.

 

 

JUD, FIN

HCR 131 / HR 81 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO ESTABLISH A WORKING GROUP TO STUDY FORENSIC LABORATORIES IN THE STATE.

 

 

JUD, FIN

HCR 104 / HR 62 /

Status / Status

EXPRESSING THE SUPPORT OF THE STATE OF HAWAII FOR THE RIGHTS OF THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF NORTH DAKOTA TO PRESERVE THEIR CULTURAL HERITAGE AND ACCESS TO CLEAN WATER.

 

 

JUD

HCR 61

Status

REQUESTING EACH OF THE SEVERAL COUNTIES TO ASSESS THE ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF COUNTY POLICE COMMISSIONS, ESPECIALLY WITH REGARD TO POLICE MISCONDUCT ISSUES.

 

 

JUD, FIN

HCR 64

Status

URGING THE OFFICE OF ELECTIONS AND CLERKS OF THE COUNTIES TO PROVIDE INFORMATION FACTSHEETS ABOUT PROPOSED COUNTY CHARTER AMENDMENTS, STATE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS, AND BALLOT INITIATIVES THAT APPEAR ON THE BALLOT IN STATEWIDE AND COUNTY ELECTIONS.

 

 

JUD, FIN

HCR 3 / HR 6 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO INTRODUCE LEGISLATION FOR AND TO SUPPORT AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION TO PERMIT TWO-THIRDS OF THE STATES TO DIRECTLY PROPOSE SPECIFIC CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS, IN SUBSTITUTION FOR THE STATES' CURRENT AUTHORITY TO CALL FOR A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION BY THE CONGRESS.

 

 

JUD

HCR 48 / HR 23 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF POLICE OFFICER STAFFING LEVELS IN THE THIRTEENTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.

 

 

JUD, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Chair