HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

Rep. Chris Lee, Chair

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Dee Morikawa

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, March 25, 2019

TIME:

2:00pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) has been ADDED to the agenda: SB600 HD1, SB1466 SD2 HD1, SB1423, SB1422 HD1, SB1343 SD1

 

SB 600, HD1

(HSCR1430)

Status

RELATING TO FIREARMS.

Provides that no person less than 21 years of age shall bring any firearm into the State. (SB600 HD1)

 

PVM, JUD

SB 1466, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1503)

Status

RELATING TO GUN VIOLENCE PROTECTIVE ORDERS.

Establishes a process by which a law enforcement officer or family or household member may obtain a court order to prevent a person from accessing firearms and ammunition when the person poses a danger of causing bodily injury to oneself or another. (SB1466 HD1)

 

PVM, JUD

SB 1423

(HSCR1387)

Status

RELATING TO PAYMENT OF BAIL.

Permits defendants for whom a monetary amount of bail has been set to pay the bail amount on a twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week basis and be released from custody forthwith upon posting or payment of bail.

 

PVM, JUD

SB 1422, HD1

(HSCR1429)

Status

RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.

Specifies that law enforcement officers have the discretion to issue citations, in lieu of making an arrest, for non-violent class C felonies, misdemeanors, petty misdemeanors, and violations. (SB1422 HD1)

 

PVM, JUD

SB 1343, SD1

(SSCR1126)

Status

RELATING TO SELECTIVE SERVICE.

Requires compliance with the federal Military Selective Service Act to be eligible for enrollment in a state-supported post-secondary institution, qualify for state financial assistance for post-secondary education, or be eligible for state or county employment or service. Provides exceptions. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

JUD

SB 535, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1479)

Status

RELATING TO PHARMACISTS PRESCRIBING AND DISPENSING OF OPIOID ANTAGONIST.

Authorizes pharmacists, acting in good faith and exercising reasonable care, to prescribe and dispense an opioid antagonist to patients at risk of overdose, and family members and caregivers of patients at risk of overdose. (SB535 HD1)

 

HLT/IAC, JUD

SB 1263, SD1

(HSCR1683)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT.

Updates section 329-38(i), Hawaii Revised Statutes, to be consistent with federal law under Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations to allow for the use of either words or figures to indicate quantity where electronic prescriptions are permitted. Updates section 329-22, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to conform Hawaii law with recent changes to the federal controlled substances law. (SD1)

 

HLT, JUD

SB 1525, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1583)

Status

RELATING TO HOME CARE AGENCIES.

Makes permanent the licensure requirements for home care agencies licensed by the Department of Health. (SB1525 HD1)

 

HLT, CPC, JUD

SB 1486, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1522)

Status

RELATING TO ELECTRONIC PRESCRIPTION ACCOUNTABILITY SYSTEM.

Allows the DPS Narcotics Enforcement Division Administrator to disclose confidential information from the Electronic Prescription Accountability System to the US Department of Defense Health Agency prescription monitoring program and authorized employees of the State DOH Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division and the Emergency Medical Services and Injury Prevention Systems Branch. (SB1486 HD1)

 

HLT, JUD

SB 98, HD1

(HSCR1395)

Status

RELATING TO CROSSWALK SAFETY.

Clarifies the requirement that a driver of a motor vehicle yield to or stop for a pedestrian by specifying when a pedestrian is considered to be within an intersection or adjacent crosswalk or crossing the roadway within a crosswalk. (SB98 HD1)

 

TRN, JUD

SB 641, HD1

(HSCR1397)

Status

RELATING TO INTOXICANTS.

Adds the definition of "substance abuse" and amends the definitions of "drug" and "substance" for purposes of operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant violations. (SB641 HD1)

 

TRN, JUD

SB 693, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1396)

Status

RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE TRAFFIC CODE.

Clarifies what pedestrians are required to do when in a crosswalk while a countdown timer is operating. (SB693 HD1)

 

TRN, JUD

SB 1242, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1459)

Status

RELATING TO SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL GOALS.

Amends DOH's solid waste management goals by repealing outdated goals, reducing solid waste stream prior to disposal by seventy per cent by January 1, 2030, and establishing a goal of source reduction of fifty per cent by 2030. (SB1242 HD1)

 

EEP, JUD

SB 1371, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1464)

Status

RELATING TO LAY NETS.

Prohibits the abandonment of lay nets used for fishing. Authorizes DLNR to issue permits for the use and possession of lay nets. Requires DLNR to establish a comprehensive, statewide lay net education and enforcement program. (SB1371 HD1)

 

WLH, 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. Chris Lee

Chair