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:

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

TIME:

2:15 pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HCR 6, HD1

(HSCR1533)

Status

RECOGNIZING THE HISTORIC SUCCESS OF COMMUNITY STEWARDSHIP UNDER THE TRADITIONAL KONOHIKI FISHING RIGHTS SYSTEM IN SUSTAINING AN ABUNDANT NEARSHORE ENVIRONMENT AND A THRIVING POPULATION AND CULTURE, AND URGING THE STATE TO SUPPORT AND ADMINISTER THE DEVELOPMENT, ADOPTION, AND IMPLEMENTATION OF CULTURALLY-GROUNDED, COMMUNITY-DRIVEN FISHERIES MANAGEMENT PROPOSALS TO STEWARD, RESTORE, AND PERPETUATE OUR NEARSHORE RESOURCES AND MAINTAIN AND PROTECT ASSOCIATED CULTURAL TRADITIONS AND VALUES.

 

 

OMH/WAL, JUD

HCR 50 / HR 25 /

Status / Status

URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO RESTORE FREE AND FAIR ELECTIONS BY APPLYING FOR A CONVENTION TO PROPOSE AMENDMENTS TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.

 

 

JUD

HCR 55

Status

REQUESTING THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW GUN AMNESTY PROGRAMS IN OTHER STATES AND THEIR POTENTIAL APPLICABILITY IN THIS STATE.

 

 

JUD

HCR 56

(HSCR1085)

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON SURROGACY AND GESTATIONAL CARRIER AGREEMENTS.

 

 

HLT, JUD

HCR 114, HD1 / HR 68, HD1

(HSCR1430) /

(HSCR1429)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY TO CONTINUE TO DOCUMENT VIOLATIONS OF THE PROHIBITION ON SMOKING IN AND AROUND PUBLIC HOUSING.

 

 

HSG, JUD

HCR 133 / HR 83

(HSCR1422) /

(HSCR1421)

Status / Status

URGING LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES DEVELOPED BY THE MALAMA KAKOU PROJECT FOR THE TESTING OF SEXUAL ASSAULT EVIDENCE COLLECTION KITS AND REQUESTING AN ANNUAL REPORT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL ON THE TESTING OF SEXUAL ASSAULT EVIDENCE COLLECTION KITS IN THE STATE.

 

 

HLT, JUD

HCR 134

(HSCR1398)

Status

REQUESTING THE JUDICIARY TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING CRIMINAL PRETRIAL PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES TO MAXIMIZE PUBLIC SAFETY, MAXIMIZE COURT APPEARANCES, AND MAXIMIZE PRETRIAL RELEASE OF THE ACCUSED AND PRESUMED INNOCENT.

 

 

PBS, JUD

HCR 148 / HR 95

(HSCR1406) /

(HSCR1405)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A WORKING GROUP TO EXAMINE AND DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS TO ADDRESS THE ISSUE OF SQUATTING IN THE STATE.

 

 

HUS, JUD

HCR 157, HD1

(HSCR1400)

Status

REQUESTING THAT THE CORRECTIONAL JUSTICE TASK FORCE CONTINUE ITS STUDY OF EFFECTIVE INCARCERATION POLICIES TO REDUCE THE DETAINEE AND INMATE POPULATION WHILE PRESERVING PUBLIC SAFETY, LOWER RECIDIVISM, AND IMPROVE HAWAII'S CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM.

 

 

PBS, JUD

HCR 158

(HSCR1399)

Status

ENCOURAGING THE CONTINUATION AND EXPANSION OF COMMUNITY-BASED WORK FURLOUGH PROGRAMS TO ASSIST FEMALE INMATES TRANSITION BACK INTO SOCIETY.

 

 

PBS, JUD

HR 128

Status

URGING PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP TO RESTORE HIS ADMINISTRATION'S PROPOSED $1,300,000,000 CUT TO THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD'S BUDGET.

 

 

JUD, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Chair