STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1915


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2019


RE:   S.B. No. 413

      H.D. 1





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 S.B. No. 413 entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this measure is to streamline the criteria for showing that a prior written warning or request to leave was made for purposes of making a complaint for criminal trespass in the second degree on commercial premises.  Specifically, this measure provides that the reasonable warning or request to leave the premises may be evidenced by a copy of the previously issued written warning or request, whether posted at the premises or retained by the county police department.


     The Retail Merchants of Hawaii testified in support of this measure.  The Office of the Public Defender testified in opposition to this measure.


     Your Committee has amended this measure by changing its effective date to January 28, 2081.


     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. 413, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 413, H.D. 1, and be placed on the calendar for Third Reading.



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