STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1933

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: S.B. No. 1342

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred S.B. No. 1342 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE PROBATE CODE,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to establish restrictions on donative transfers to protect transferors from coercive, exploitative, or otherwise improper transfers benefitting persons involved with drafting the transfer instrument or persons who have a significant influence over the transferor.

 

The Committee on the Uniform Probate Code and Probate Court Practices of the Hawaii Supreme Court testified in opposition to this measure.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by:

 

(1) Changing its effective date to January 28, 2081; and

 

(2) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity, consistency, and style.

 

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 S.B. No. 1342, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 1342, H.D. 1, and be placed on the calendar for Third Reading.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,

 

 

 

 

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CHRIS LEE, Chair