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, February 22, 2018

TIME:

2 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1850

Status

RELATING TO PORNOGRAPHY.

Clarifies that the offense of promoting pornography for minors does not apply to a legal guardian of a minor.

 

JUD

HB 1851, HD1

Proposed HD2

Status

RELATING TO PORNOGRAPHY.

Proposed HD2: Defines "in loco parentis" for purposes of exemption under Hawaii's obscenity laws.

 

Copies of the proposed HD2 are available in room 421 and on the Legislature's Web site: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

EDN, JUD

HB 1852

Status

RELATING TO PORNOGRAPHY.

Clarifies that the prurient interest referenced in the definition of "pornographic for minors" does not relate specifically to the minor.

 

JUD

HB 1632

(HSCR668-18)

Status

RELATING TO BICYCLES.

Requires all individuals driving a bicycle to ride within a bicycle lane, if a bicycle lane is available for use, and provides for the assessment of fines for each violation.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2436

(HSCR357-18)

Status

RELATING TO MOPEDS.

Establishes a fine not to exceed $100 for mopeds owners who fail to comply with moped registration requirements.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2442, HD1

(HSCR700-18)

Status

RELATING TO ABANDONED VEHICLES.

Requires the counties to remove and dispose of abandoned vehicles on public roads within ten business days. Removes the requirement of written notice to the legal and registered owner. Requires the counties to, upon custody, give the legal and registered owner of the vehicle twenty business days to claim the vehicle, unless the vehicle is reported as stolen. Allows the counties to waive the requirement to dispose of the vehicle via public auction. Specifies that if there is no current registration for the vehicle, it is considered "derelict". (HB2442 HD1)

 

TRN, JUD

HB 2003

(HSCR291-18)

Status

RELATING TO DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED.

Allows permits that authorize the defendant to operate an employer's vehicle during the period of license revocation to be supported by the employer's sworn statement attesting to the period of the specified assigned hours of work that the defendant will drive the vehicle for purposes of employment.

 

TRN, JUD

HB 1849, HD1

(HSCR611-18)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Requires police departments to disclose to the Legislature the identity of an officer upon the officer's second suspension in a five‑year period or discharge. Requires disclosure under the Uniform Information Practices Act after a police officer's second suspension in a five-year period. (HB1849 HD1)

 

LAB, JUD

HB 2072, HD1

(HSCR723-18)

Status

RELATING TO SECTION 711-1109, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.

Prohibits certain restraints and tethers that endanger or deny sustenance to a dog. Specifies penalties. (HB2072 HD1)

 

AGR, JUD

HB 2588

Status

RELATING TO EXTENDED TERMS OF IMPRISONMENT.

Establishes a gross negligence standard for the imposition of an extended term of imprisonment for a defendant convicted of a felony that resulted in the death, disability, or serious disfigurement of another person because of the defendant's wilful and wanton disregard of the need to exercise reasonable care.

 

JUD

HB 2200, HD1

(HSCR604-18)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Allows an employer to seek a temporary restraining order and injunction against further harassment of an employee or invitee who may be harassed at the employer's premises or worksite, provided that the provisions do not apply to the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations or any of its employees with investigatory duties and responsibilities. (HB2200 HD1)

 

LAB, JUD

HB 2033, HD1

(HSCR703-18)

Status

RELATING TO MANNER OF SERVICE.

Authorizes service on nonresident property owners for actions involving the property owned by the nonresident through a summons mailed to the mailing address on record with the real property tax office in the county in which the property is located. (HB2033 HD1)

 

CPC, JUD

HB 2420, HD1

(HSCR672-18)

Status

RELATING TO ETHICS.

Establishes restrictions on the participation in political activities of certain state employees and officers. (HB2420 HD1)

 

LAB, JUD

HB 2247

Status

RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.

Clarifies that certain disclosure requirements for campaign advertisements apply to advertisements communicated by digital means or through the Internet or online social media.

 

JUD

HB 2410, HD1

(HSCR137-18)

Status

RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.

Permits brewpub and small craft producer pub licensees to allow minors, who are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian of legal drinking age, on the licensee's premises. (HB2410 HD1)

 

CPC, JUD

HB 2414, HD1

(HSCR139-18)

Status

RELATING TO LIQUOR LICENSES.

Requires the liquor commission to streamline procedures to provide for the issuance of temporary licenses for the sale of liquor for a period not to exceed one day for fundraising events by nonprofit organizations. Removes the liquor commission's discretion to take into account other considerations when deciding whether to grant a previously denied, refused, or withdrawn application. (HB2414 HD1)

 

CPC, JUD

 

 

 

 

 

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