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:

Friday, February 9, 2018

TIME:

2 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1320, HD1

(HSCR489)

Status

RELATING TO POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION.

Requires accredited and non-accredited post-secondary educational institutions that are for-profit entities to disclose in print and electronic media and signage that they are for-profit businesses registered in the State. (HB1320 HD1)

 

HED, JUD

HB 2176, HD1

(HSCR76-18)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Bars judicial review of Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs' decisions on protests to the award of procurement contracts for student transportation or education facility construction. Requires parties who protest the award of a contract to pay attorney fees and costs resulting from the delay of the contract if the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs upholds the Chief Procurement Officer's decision denying the protest. (HB2176 HD1)

 

LAB, JUD, FIN

HB 1656

Status

RELATING TO VIOLATIONS OF CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAW.

Increases the amount of the fine that may be assessed against a noncandidate committee making only independent expenditures for campaign spending violations. Allows the Campaign Spending Commission to order that a fine assessed against a noncandidate committee, or any portion thereof, be paid from the personal funds of officers of the noncandidate committee.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 1659

Status

RELATING TO ORGANIZATIONAL REPORTS OF NONCANDIDATE COMMITTEES.

Repeals reporting requirement regarding contributions in organizational reports of noncandidate committees and noncandidate committees making only independent expenditures.

 

JUD

HB 1661

Status

RELATING TO ELECTION CAMPAIGN REPORTING.

Requires a candidate committee or noncandidate committee to inform the Campaign Spending Commission if the candidate committee or noncandidate committee does not intend to receive or spend contributions and expenditures that aggregate more than $1,000 in an election period.

 

JUD

HB 1855, HD1

(HSCR17-18)

Status

RELATING TO ETHICS.

Empowers the State Ethics Commission to require the payment of restitution for ethics violations after a hearing or agreement between the parties. Effective 1/1/50.

 

LAB, JUD

HB 2357, HD1

(HSCR143-18)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.

Creates an eviction process for the Hawaii Public Housing Authority's state low-income housing and state housing for elders programs. (HB2357 HD1)

 

HSG, JUD, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     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. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Chair