HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE

Rep. Richard P. Creagan, Chair

Rep. Lynn DeCoite, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Rida Cabanilla Arakawa

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Amy A. Perruso

Rep. Daniel Holt

Rep. Val Okimoto

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 8, 2019

TIME:

8:30 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 681

Status

RELATING TO DOGS.

Allows dogs in restaurants at the restaurant owner's or manager's discretion provided that certain conditions are met.

 

AGR, CPC/JUD

HB 1162

Status

RELATING TO PET BOARDING FACILITIES.

Regulates the operation of pet boarding facilities within the State.

 

AGR, JUD

HB 704

Status

RELATING TO COSMETICS.

Bans, beginning January 1, 2020, the import for profit, sale, and offer for sale of any cosmetic in the State, if the final product or any component of the product was developed or manufactured using animal testing performed on or after January 1, 2020. Effective January 1, 2020.

 

AGR, JUD/CPC

HB 716

Status

RELATING TO WILD ANIMALS.

Prohibits the importation of dangerous wild animals for exhibition in a circus, carnival, or other live animal act or performance.

 

AGR, JUD

HB 930

Status

RELATING TO ANIMALS.

Prohibits a pet store operator from selling a dog, cat, or rabbit unless the dog, cat, or rabbit was obtained from certain humane sources.

 

AGR, JUD

HB 1281

Status

RELATING TO ANIMAL CRUELTY.

Prohibits the confinement of specified animals in a cruel manner and prohibits business owners and operators from selling those animals. Prohibits slaughtering cats and dogs for human consumption to conform to federal law.

 

AGR, JUD

HB 200

Status

RELATING TO CRUELTY TO ANIMALS.

Prohibits certain restraints and tethers that endanger, or deny sustenance, to a dog. Specifies penalties and provides that fines for these crimes be paid to the respective county where the crime occurred.

 

AGR, JUD

HB 24

Status

RELATING TO ANIMAL SEXUAL ABUSE.

Establishes the criminal offense of sexual assault of an animal. Provides for impoundment and forfeiture of a sexually assaulted animal.

 

AGR, JUD

HB 127

Status

RELATING TO LITTER CONTROL.

Classifies allowing an animal under a person's care or control to drop fecal matter on public or private property as littering. Subjects any violator to a civil penalty of $500 for each occurrence.

 

AGR, JUD

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

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Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Chair