STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1003-18
RE: H.B. No. 2200
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred H.B. No. 2200, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to allow employers to obtain temporary restraining orders and injunctions to protect employees or invitees from further harassment at the employer's premises and worksites.
The Chamber of Commerce Hawaii, Society for Human Resource Management – Hawaii Chapter, Retail Merchants of Hawaii, Maui Chamber of Commerce, and one individual testified in support of this measure. The Domestic Violence Action Center and Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence testified in opposition. The Judiciary provided comments.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 2200, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,
SCOTT Y. NISHIMOTO, Chair