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:

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

TIME:

2 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2174, SD1

(SSCR2111)

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. (SD1)

 

JUD

SB 2180, SD1

(SSCR2161)

Status

RELATING TO LESSER INCLUDED OFFENSES.

Clarifies the definition of an included offense to expressly include offenses charged via felony complaint. Effective 7/1/2035. (SD1)

 

JUD

SB 2582, SD1

(SSCR2157)

Status

RELATING TO EXTENDED TERMS OF IMPRISONMENT.

Adds certain cases of negligent homicide to the felonies that may be subject to an extended term of imprisonment. Effective 7/1/2035. (SD1)

 

JUD

SB 2742, SD1

(SSCR2589)

Status

RELATING TO CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD INFORMATION.

Resolves inconsistencies in the processing of expungements and public dissemination of criminal history record information relating to cases in which the defendant is acquitted or charges are dismissed by reason of physical or mental disease, disorder, or defect under chapter 704, Hawaii Revised Statutes, or is involuntarily hospitalized under section 706-607, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Effective 7/1/2035. (SD1)

 

JUD

SB 2745, SD1

(SSCR2163)

Status

RELATING TO CONFIDENTIAL PERSONAL INFORMATION.

Amends the definition of "confidential personal information," in section 708-800, Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS), to eliminate unconstitutionally vague provisions in the law as determined by the Hawaii Supreme Court, in its decision of State v. Pacquing, 139 Haw. 302, 389 P.3d 897 (2016). (SD1)

 

JUD

SB 2146

(SSCR2108)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLICATION OF ELECTION NOTICES.

Provides that whenever an election officer is required to issue a public notice in a statewide or county publication, the publication requirement is satisfied upon the submission of the notice to the publication, provided that the notice is also posted on the website associated with the election officer.

 

JUD

SB 2154

(SSCR2545)

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

SB 2992, SD1

(SSCR2590)

Status

RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.

Exempts signs and banners from the requirement that campaign advertisements contain the name and address of the candidate, candidate committee, noncandidate committee, or other person paying for the advertisement and notice of whether that the sign or banner has the approval of the candidate; provided that signs and banners advocating passage or defeat of an issue or question on the ballot are required to contain the name and address of the candidate, candidate committee, or noncandidate committee paying for the sign or banner. (SD1)

 

JUD

SB 2740, SD1

(SSCR2922)

Status

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE, ITS OFFICERS, OR ITS EMPLOYEES.

Makes appropriations for claims against the State, its officers, and its employees. (SD1)

 

JUD, FIN

SB 2744, SD2

(SSCR2739)

Status

RELATING TO FALSE CLAIMS TO THE STATE.

Amends false claims to the State statute by increasing penalties to maintain consistency with the federal False Claims Act and in order to comply with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990. (SD2)

 

JUD, FIN

SB 2851, SD1

(SSCR2643)

Status

RELATING TO STATUTORY REVISION: AMENDING OR REPEALING VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE HAWAII REVISED STATUTES AND THE SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII FOR THE PURPOSES OF CORRECTING ERRORS AND REFERENCES, CLARIFYING LANGUAGE, AND DELETING OBSOLETE OR UNNECESSARY PROVISIONS.

Amends or repeals various provisions of the Hawaii Revised Statutes and the Session Laws of Hawaii for the purposes of correcting errors and references, clarifying language, and deleting obsolete or unnecessary provisions. Effective 7/1/2035. (SD1)

 

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.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 3 copies (including an original) to Room 302 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6531 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

WEB: For testimony less than 20MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-8515 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Chair