Ka Aha Kenekoa

THE SENATE

 

Ka Aha Ōlelo Kanakolu

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

 

Aha Kau Kānāwai 2019

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

Ke Kōmike Hookolokolo

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

Kenekoa/Senator Karl Rhoads, Luna Hoomalu/Chair

Kenekoa/Senator Glenn Wakai, Hope Luna Hoomalu/Vice Chair

 

Ke Kōmike Kiina Hana a me nā Kumuwaiwai

COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS

Senator Donovan M. Dela Cruz, Chair

Senator Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran, Vice Chair

 

 

Ōlelo Hoolaha No Ka Hooholo Manao Ana

NOTICE OF DECISION MAKING

 

 

Lā / DATE:

alua, Pepeluali 26, 2019 / Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Hola / TIME:

10:05 am

Wahi / PLACE:

Lumi Aha Kūkā 211 / Conference Room 211

Ke Kapikala Mokuāina / State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

Papa Kumuhana

A G E N D A

 

Ua pau ka/nā pila ma lalo nei i ka hoolohe ia e nā kōmike i pili i ke/nā kumuhana o ia (mau) pila:

The following measure(s) were previously heard in their respective subject matter committees:

 

SB 1529, SD1

(SSCR662)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE HAWAII ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE OFFICE.

Establishes the Hawaii state energy office. Establishes the deputy director of energy. Makes the Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission permanent and places it within DBEDT. Repeals the energy security special fund and ends funding for the Hawaii clean energy initiative from the energy security special fund. Appropriates funds from the general fund for the Hawaii state energy office. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

AEN/EET/WTL, JDC/WAM

SB 367, SD1

(SSCR290)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

Prohibits food service businesses and stores from the sale, use, or distribution of polystyrene foam containers, expanded polystyrene food service products, plastic straws, and plastic bags. Takes effect 7/1/2021. (SD1)

 

AEN/CPH, JDC/WAM

SB 522, SD1

(SSCR292)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PLASTIC.

Prohibits the purchase, use, sale, or distribution of plastic beverage bottles, utensils, stirring sticks, polystyrene foam containers, and straws by state and county agencies after July 1, 2021, and by businesses selling food and beverages after July 1, 2022. Bans the distribution or sale of plastic bags after July 1, 2023. Creates the plastic source reduction working group to make recommendations for eliminating single-use plastic packaging. Appropriates funds. (SD1)

 

AEN/CPH, JDC/WAM

SB 931, SD1

(SSCR657)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO MARINE AQUARIUM FISHING.

Prohibits any person from possessing a fine-mesh net or fine-mesh trap on their person or within a vessel within state marine waters or on or about the shore where fish can be taken and imposes a $5,000 fine for violations. Places a two-year moratorium on the commercial capture of aquatic life for aquarium purposes or under a commercial marine license through use of fine-mesh nets or fine-mesh traps. Requires the research corporation of the university of Hawaii (RCUH) to evaluate the impacts of the department of land and natural resources' issuance of commercial aquarium permits on the island of Oahu and West Hawaii. Requires a cultural impact assessment in coordination with the office of Hawaiian affairs and Native Hawaiian cultural organizations. Requires the RCUH to submit a progress report to the Legislature no later than twenty days prior to the regular session of 2020. Requires the governor to accept the EIS no later than twenty days prior to the regular session of 2021. Requires the department of land and natural resources to establish a marine aquarium fishing advisory group. Makes an appropriation. Repeals 6/30/2021. (SD1)

 

WTL, JDC/WAM

SB 1405, SD1

(SSCR590)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO ELECTRONIC SMOKING PRODUCTS.

Establishes the offense of unlawful shipment of e-liquid products. Includes e-liquid and electronic smoking devices containing e-liquid within the definition of "tobacco products", as used in the cigarette tax and tobacco tax law. Increases the license fee for persons engaged as a wholesaler or dealer of cigarettes and tobacco products. Increases the retail tobacco permit fee for retailers engaged in the retail sale of cigarettes and tobacco products. Allocates a portion of funds collected from excise taxes on tobacco products to health education and prevention programs about the risks and dangers of the use of electronic smoking devices for youth. Repeals certain provisions of the Hawaii Revised Statutes relating to electronic smoking devices. Effective 1/1/2020. (SD1)

 

CPH, JDC/WAM

 

 

 

He hālāwai hooholo manao wale nō, aohe ōlelo hōike hai waha e ae ia.

Decision making meeting only, no oral testimony will be accepted.

 

O nā kānaka i makemake e waiho mai i ōlelo hōike i kikokiko/kākau ia, hiki nō a hiki i 24 hola ma mua o ka hoomaka ana o ka hālāwai hooholo manao.

Persons wishing to submit written testimony may do so up to 24 hours prior to the hearing.

 

E waiho mai i kāu ōlelo hōike no ke Kōmike Hookolokolo ma o ke kaomi ana ma anei.

Click here to submit testimony to the Senate Committee on Judiciary.

 

No Nā Papa Ōlelo Hoolaha I Hoololi Ia: Kahawaena ia nā pila i kāpae ia a kahalalo ia nā pila i pākui ia. Kahawaena ia me ke kahalalo pū ia nā pila i kāpae ia mai ka papa kumumanao.

FOR AMENDED NOTICES: Measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored. If a measure is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

 

No nā mea pono kōkua unuhi, a i ole kekahi mau mea lawelawe ē ae no ke komo ana i nā hanana ma ka aha hoolohe, e kāhea aku i ke kākau ōlelo kōmike he 24 hola ma ka liilii loa ma mua o ka aha hoolohe i mea e hiki ai ke hoomākaukau pono.

If you require auxiliary aids or services to participate in the public hearing process (i.e. ASL or foreign language interpreter, or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the committee clerk at least 24 hours prior to the hearing so that arrangements can be made.

 

No Ka Ike Ē Ae, E Kelepona Aku I Ke Kākau Ōlelo Kōmike Ma (808) 586-6130.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT (808) 586-6130.

 

 

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Kenekoa/ Senator Donovan M. Dela Cruz

Luna Hoomalu/Chair

 

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Kenekoa/Senator Karl Rhoads

Luna Hoomalu/Chair