STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1430
RE: S.B. No. 600
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Public Safety, Veterans, & Military Affairs, to which was referred S.B. No. 600 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO FIREARMS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to require an individual to be at least twenty-one years old to bring a firearm into the State.
The Honolulu Police Department and a few concerned individuals supported this measure. The Hawaii Rifle Association, Hawaii Firearms Coalition, National Rifle Association of America, Hawaii Cattlemen's Council, Institute for Rational and Evidence-Based Legislation, and many concerned individuals opposed this measure.
Your Committee has amended this measure by changing its effective date to July 1, 2050, to encourage further discussion on this measure.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Public Safety, Veterans, & Military Affairs that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 600, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 600, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Judiciary.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Public Safety, Veterans, & Military Affairs,
GREGG TAKAYAMA, Chair