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

 

Ōlelo Hoolaha No Ka Hooholo Manao Ana

NOTICE OF DECISION MAKING

 

 

Lā / DATE:

Pōʻalua, Pepeluali 26, 2019 / Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Hola / TIME:

9:00am

Wahi / PLACE:

Lumi Aha Kūkā 016 / Conference Room 016

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 141

(SSCR48)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO DISCLOSURE OF ATTORNEY-CLIENT AND ATTORNEY WORK-PRODUCT PRIVILEGED COMMUNICATIONS TO THE OMBUDSMAN.

Specifies that disclosure of communications by an agency to the ombudsman does not waive any existing attorney-client or attorney work-product privilege pertaining to those communications. Prohibits the ombudsman from disclosing privileged communications to others.

 

GVO, JDC

SB 331

(SSCR29)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO MOVIE THEATERS.

Makes permanent the requirement for certain motion picture theater owners and operators to provide open movie captioning for at least two showings per week, one of which occurs on a Saturday or Sunday. Repeals the requirement to provide an option of personal closed captioning screenings by means of lightweight eyewear.

 

CPH, JDC

SB 464, SD1

(SSCR597)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PRIVATE PROPERTY.

Authorizes a property owner or agent to enter adjacent property with albizia trees under certain conditions, including consulting with a tree arborist and providing written notice, to eradicate albizia trees before they become hazardous. Provides a defense to criminal prosecution. (SD1)

 

PSM/WTL, JDC

SB 674

(SSCR474)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO GENDER IDENTITY.

Prohibits both sexual orientation and gender identity change efforts under Chapter 453J, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

CPH, JDC

SB 807, SD1

(SSCR381)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE ELECTRONIC PRESCRIPTION ACCOUNTABILITY SYSTEM.

Specifies that a health care provider shall not be required to consult the electronic prescription accountability system for patients when the prescription will be directly administered under the supervision of a health care provider, provided that the system is consulted when the patients are initially admitted at a hospital; for patients in post-operative care with a prescription limited to a three-day supply; or for patients with a terminal disease receiving hospice or other palliative care. Clarifies that an informed consent agreement is not necessary for patients whose prescription will be directly administered under the supervision of a health care provider. (SD1)

 

CPH, JDC

SB 947, SD1

(SSCR234)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO FAMILIES.

Prohibits the disability of a parent or caregiver from being the sole factor in determining fitness as a foster parent, adoptive parent, guardian, parent seeking custody or visitation, or provider of a safe family home. (SD1)

 

HMS, JDC

SB 1082, SD1

(SSCR455)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO WAGES.

Makes general contractors entering into or under contracts in Hawaii for work on buildings or structures liable for debt incurred by subcontractors for wages due to claimants for performance of labor in the contract between the general contractor and owner. Takes effect 1/1/2051. (SD1)

 

LCA, JDC

SB 1124, SD1

(SSCR641)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.

Facilitates the treatment of individuals with mental health issues. Provides that any interested party may file a petition for a mental health order for involuntary hospitalization or assisted community treatment alleging that another person has a mental illness and qualifies for assistance. Requires the court to assess whether a person meets the criteria for assisted community treatment before discharging a person who has been involuntarily hospitalized. Authorizes the court to order a person to obtain assisted community treatment as an alternative to involuntary hospitalization. Clarifies the criteria for assisted community treatment. (SD1)

 

CPH, JDC

SB 1135, SD1

(SSCR224)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE LAND USE COMMISSION.

Provides the Land Use Commission with the power to amend, revise, or modify a decision and order granting a district boundary amendment, or fine a petitioner, when there has been a finding by the Land Use Commission that a petitioner or its successors or assigns have not adhered to a representation made by the petitioner or a condition imposed by the commission, regardless of whether there has been substantial commencement of use of the land. Defines "substantial commencement". Takes effect 12/31/2050. (SD1)

 

WTL, JDC

SB 1237, SD1

(SSCR539)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Requires health insurance providers that provide medicare advantage (medicare part C) health benefit plans to submit administrative data, including health care service claims and payment data, to the State Health Planning and Development Agency, or its designee. (SD1)

 

CPH, JDC

SB 1241

(SSCR551)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO ENERGY DATA.

Permits the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to share energy data with the Department of Health for purposes of regulating greenhouse gas emissions.

 

EET/CPH, JDC

SB 1244, SD1

(SSCR562)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS.

Clarifies that liability for illegally selling tobacco products and electronic smoking devices to persons under 21 is borne by the retail entity, entity that holds a retail tobacco permit, or entity registered to sell electronic smoking devices, as opposed to an employee. (SD1)

 

CPH, JDC

SB 1261, SD1

(SSCR253)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE INTERSTATE WILDLIFE VIOLATOR COMPACT.

Authorizes the Department of Land and Natural Resources to enter into the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact or similar agreement for mutual assistance in the enforcement of wildlife laws. Takes effect 12/31/2050. (SD1)

 

WTL, JDC

SB 1348

(SSCR421)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE SMALL BUSINESS REGULATORY REVIEW BOARD.

Clarifies the intent of the small business regulatory review board's powers when reviewing state and county administrative rules that impact small business.

 

EET, JDC

SB 1495

(SSCR197)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO ACTIONS FOR QUIET TITLE.

Provides that where a quiet title action involves kuleana land, at the request of any defendant at the time the action was brought, the court shall order mandatory mediation with a goal of resolving the dispute and consolidation of separate actions commenced by the same plaintiff or multiple plaintiffs for the same real property in interest. Requires the plaintiff in a quiet title action involving kuleana land to bear the costs of required mediation and only recover certain costs, expenses, or attorney's fees as the court may deem equitable.

 

HWN, JDC

 

 

 

 

 

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 Karl Rhoads

Luna Hoomalu/Chair