STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1430


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2019


RE:   S.B. No. 600

      H.D. 1





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:




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,