HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY

Rep. Gregg Takayama, Chair

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Kaniela Ing

Rep. Lynn DeCoite

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Cedric Asuega Gates

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 23, 2017

TIME:

10:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 976

(HSCR1097)

Status

RELATING TO TIER II FILING FEES FOR REPORTING OF HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES.

Changes the Hawaii Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act, Tier II filing fee from $100 to $200 to provide needed preparedness resources to Local Area Planning Committees.

 

HLT, PBS, FIN

HCR 126 / HR 77 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THAT THE RISK MANAGEMENT OFFICE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES ASSESS AND REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE REGARDING THE FEASIBILITY OF A THREE-YEAR PARAMETRIC DISASTER INSURANCE PILOT PROGRAM FOR THE STATE OF HAWAII.

 

 

PBS, FIN

HCR 134

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 156 / HR 102 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO INCLUDE SITES THAT ARE 4.5 ACRES OR LARGER IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT PROCESS FOR THE OAHU COMMUNITY CORRECTIONAL CENTER RELOCATION.

 

 

PBS, FIN

HCR 157

Status

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

 

 

PBS, JUD

HCR 158

Status

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

 

 

PBS, JUD

 

 

 

 

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. Gregg Takayama

Chair