STAND. COM. REP. NO. 739
RE: H.B. No. 753
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred H.B. No. 753, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE IGNITION INTERLOCK PROGRAM,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to augment the State's existing ignition interlock program and to establish rulemaking authority within the Department of Transportation to develop, implement, and manage compliance-based provisions.
The Department of Transportation, Council Vice Chair of the City Council of the City and County of Honolulu, Honolulu Police Department, Smart Start LLC, Hawaii Strategic Highway Safety Plan, and Mothers Against Drunk Driving testified in support of this measure. The Hawaii Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys testified in opposition.
Your Committee has amended this measure by changing its effective date to January 28, 2081, to facilitate further discussion.
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. 753, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Finance in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 753, H.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,
CHRIS LEE, Chair