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:

Pōʻalima, Malaki 29, 2019 / Friday, March 29, 2019

Hola / TIME:

9:30am

Wahi / PLACE:

Lumi Aha Kūkā 016 / Conference Room 016

Ke Kapikala Mokuāina / State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

Papa Kumuhana

A M E N D E D 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:

 

HB 6, HD3, SD1

(SSCR1508)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM EMPLOYEE AND STUDENT ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT.

Establishes The Uniform Employee and Student Online Privacy Protection Act that adopts uniform laws on protecting the online accounts of employees, prospective employees, unpaid interns, applicants, students, and prospective students from employers and educational institutions. Takes effect 1/1/2050. (SD1)

 

LCA/HRE, JDC

HB 89, HD2, SD1

(SSCR1405)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO FIREWORKS.

Allows law enforcement agencies to safely dispose of confiscated fireworks except for a sample that is to be retained for evidentiary purposes. Authorizes the court to establish a step-up fine structure based on the amount of fireworks confiscated and to impose a disposal fine to reimburse the counties for the costs of safely disposing of confiscated fireworks. Establishes that each type of fireworks unlawfully imported, purchased, possessed, ignited, or discharged constitutes a separate offense. Appropriates funds as a grant to the Honolulu Police Department for a secure container in which to store confiscated fireworks. (SD1)

 

PSM, JDC

[Measure deleted on 03-27-19]

HB 159, HD1

(SSCR1370)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO CRIME.

Increases criminal penalties for anyone who knowingly keeps or maintains any structure or place for the purpose of using controlled substances or which is used for keeping or selling them in violation of controlled substance laws. Increases criminal penalties for those who knowingly profit from, advance, or participate in gambling. (HB159 HD1)

 

PSM, JDC

HB 169, HD1, SD1

(SSCR1242)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE STATE ETHICS CODE.

Clarifies provisions of the State Ethics Code regarding gift disclosure statements, retention of financial disclosure statements, transcripts from contested case hearings, and ethics training. (SD1)

 

GVO, JDC

HB 201, HD1, SD1

(SSCR1255)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.

Clarifies that a state department that is a member of the invasive species council, counties, and its employees and authorized agents, have authority to enter private property to control and eradicate invasive species when there is a reasonable suspicion that invasive species are present on the property. (SD1)

 

AEN, JDC

HB 285, HD1, SD1

(SSCR1408)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Requires county police departments to disclose to the Legislature the identity of an officer upon an officer's suspension or discharge. Amends the Uniform Information Practices Act to allow for public access to information about suspended officers. Takes effect 1/1/2050. (SD1)

 

PSM, JDC

HB 290, HD1, SD1

(SSCR1302)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT.

Updates the Uniform Controlled Substances Act to make it consistent with amendments in federal controlled substances law as required under the authority to schedule controlled substances. Authorizes qualifying patients or qualifying out-of-state patients to transport medical cannabis between islands for their personal medical use. (SD1)

 

CPH, JDC

HB 497, HD1, SD1

(SSCR1410)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO FIREWORKS.

Establishes a task force to examine the illegal import of fireworks and contraband into Hawaii. (SD1)

 

PSM, JDC

HB 501, HD2, SD1

(SSCR1407)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO FIREWORKS.

Clarifies the authorization of the use of fireworks by permit for movie, television, and theatrical productions and for activities for testing, disposal, and destruction of illegal fireworks by law enforcement. Allows the jurisdictional authority to approve the purchase and use of consumer fireworks, aerial devices, display fireworks, or articles pyrotechnic for movie and television productions. Takes effect 4/11/2112. (SD1)

 

PSM/EET, JDC

HB 699, HD1, SD1

(SSCR1471)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.

Allows the Hawaii Public Housing Authority (HPHA) to evict a tenant convicted of a misdemeanor or felony committed during the term of the tenancy and related to the HPHA's property or funds or its employees and their property. Effective 7/1/2075. (SD1)

 

HOU, JDC

HB 931, HD2, SD1

(SSCR1309)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.

Prohibits landlords from recovering possession of a dwelling unit from tenants if habitability of premises is significantly impaired. Sets a tenant's liability for rent if habitability of premises is significantly impaired. Provides remedies for retaliatory evictions. (SD1)

 

CPH, JDC

HB 941, HD1, SD1

(SSCR1505)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO EMPLOYEE'S DESIGNATION OF BENEFICIARY FORM.

Allows an employee's designation of beneficiary form to be kept in the department where the employee is employed. Permits the designation of beneficiary information to be filed and maintained electronically. Takes effect 1/1/2050. (SD1)

 

LCA, JDC

HB 988, HD1, SD1

(SSCR1311)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO TRANSITIONAL AUTHORITY IN THE MORTGAGE INDUSTRY.

Implements section 106 of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, P.L. 115-174, by providing a one hundred twenty-day temporary authority to originate loans in this State for loan originators moving from a depository institution to a non-depository institution and state-licensed loan originators moving interstate. Takes effect 11/24/2019. (SD1)

 

CPH, JDC

HB 989, HD1, SD1

(SSCR1313)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO MORTGAGE SERVICERS.

Authorizes the Commissioner of Financial Institutions to modify requirements and make new requirements in chapter 454M, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to implement changes and improvements made to NMLS. Authorizes the Commissioner of Financial Institutions to issue cease and desist orders against licensees and unlicensed persons and to enter into consent orders. (SD1)

 

CPH, JDC

HB 1163, HD1, SD1

(SSCR1449)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO SAVINGS PROMOTION CONTESTS.

Authorizes a financial institution that is a depository institution to conduct savings promotion or prize‑linked savings contests in which its account holders are contestants. Effective 7/1/3000. (SD1)

 

CPH, JDC

HB 1532, HD1

(SSCR1239)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES.

Allows the Hawaii Labor Relations Board to admit and consider hearsay evidence in unfair labor practices proceedings. (HB1532 HD1)

 

LCA, 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