HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2018

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto, Chair

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, January 25, 2018

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1646

Status

RELATING TO MEMBERS OF CONGRESS.

Provides that when a candidate other than the incumbent is elected to Congress, and the incumbent vacates the office prior to the expiration of the incumbent's term, the Governor must appoint the member-elect to immediately fill the vacancy.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 1614

Status

RELATING TO AUTOMATIC RESTRAINING ORDERS.

Automatically imposes a restraining order upon parties filing for annulment, divorce, or separation to preserve the financial assets of the parties and their dependents.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 1667

Status

RELATING TO PROBATION.

Makes housekeeping amendment to probation statute consistent with decriminalization of the offense of prohibited acts related to drug paraphernalia, section 329-43.5, HRS.

 

JUD

HB 1769

Status

RELATING TO EXPERT WITNESS FEES.

Clarifies applicable expert witness fees for testimony, preparation, and in-court attendance in state court criminal proceedings.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 1770

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU.

Appropriates funds to the Department of the Prosecuting Attorney of the City and County of Honolulu for the career criminal prosecution unit.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 1771

Status

RELATING TO MATERIAL WITNESS ORDERS.

Authorizes the circuit court or family court to issue a material witness order in cases initiated through felony complaint, indictment, or information.

 

JUD

HB 1773

Status

RELATING TO SEARCH WARRANTS.

Authorizes a judge or magistrate to approve a search warrant based on oral statements or electronic communications.

 

JUD

HB 1774

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTION OF RESTITUTION FOR CRIME VICTIMS.

Creates standards and procedures for income withholding for purposes of enforcing restitution orders. Provides appropriations to the Department of the Attorney General.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 1777

Status

RELATING TO LESSER INCLUDED OFFENSES.

Clarifies the definition of an included offense to expressly include offenses charged via felony complaint.

 

JUD

HB 1946

Status

RELATING TO THE CAREER CRIMINAL PROSECUTION PROGRAM.

Appropriates moneys to the Department of the Prosecuting Attorney of the County of Maui for the career criminal prosecution program.

 

JUD, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Chair