THE SENATE

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY, INTERGOVERNMENTAL, AND MILITARY AFFAIRS

Senator Clarence K. Nishihara, Chair

Senator Glenn Wakai, Vice Chair

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 14, 2019

TIME:

1:15 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 229

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

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

 

 

 

HB 213, HD1

(HSCR944)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PRIVATE PROPERTY.

Authorizes a property owner or agent to enter vacant adjacent property under certain conditions to control albizia trees before they become hazardous. Provides defense to criminal prosecution. (HB213 HD1)

 

PSM, JDC

HB 1305, HD2

(HSCR1195)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO MUTUAL ASSISTANCE AGREEMENT.

Authorizes the State and electrical and gas utilities to enter into a mutual assistance agreement with an out-of-state utility to assist in the restoration of electrical or natural gas power following a natural disaster or emergency. (HB1305 HD2)

 

PSM, CPH

HB 878, HD1

(HSCR884)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM JURY DUTY.

Exempts from jury duty any active member of the Hawaii emergency management agency or a county emergency management agency. (HB878 HD1)

 

PSM, JDC

HB 329, HD1

(HSCR1205)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO DISASTER RELIEF.

Amends the Kauai flooding disaster relief appropriation made in Act 12, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, to include flood mitigation measures. Extends the lapse date of the appropriation to June 30, 2020. Exempts the appropriation from certain restrictions on transfers of or changes to appropriations. (HB329 HD1)

 

PSM, WAM

HB 1180, HD1

(HSCR904)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO NATURAL DISASTERS.

Appropriates funds for disaster relief, recovery, mitigation, and remediation activities for the County of Hawaii. Requires reporting of monthly expenditures to the Department of Budget and Finance. (HB1180 HD1)

 

PSM, WAM

HB 993, HD2

(HSCR1257)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.

To improve and enhance the effectiveness of the State Emergency Management Program through modifications and additions to the Hawaii Revised Statute Chapter 127A. (HB993 HD2)

 

PSM, WAM

 

 

 

 

 

 

HB 1334, HD1

(HSCR1023)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE OPERATING BUDGET.

Relates to the Department of Defense budget.

 

PSM, WAM

Removed 3/13/19

HB 990, HD1

(HSCR1256)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE FACILITIES.

Allows the Department of Defense to recoup operating costs when the Adjutant General permits temporary facility use of department facilities to the public and requires remaining net proceeds to be deposited into the general fund. (HB990 HD1)

 

PSM, WAM

HB 991, HD1

(HSCR886)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO STATE MILITARY FORCES.

Applies the protections of civil relief for state military forces to persons serving on full time National Guard duty under title 32 United States Code and to bring provisions in line with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, codified in 50 United States Code chapter 50 (3901-4043). (HB991 HD1)

 

PSM, WAM

Removed 3/13/19

HB 1553, HD1

(HSCR907)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO HOMELAND SECURITY.

Establishes the Hawaii State Fusion Center as a program under the Office of Homeland Security and establishes the position of Hawaii State Fusion Center Director who shall be state-funded, responsible to the Director of Homeland Security, and accountable to manage the operations of the Center. Effective 1/28/2081. (HB1553 HD1)

 

PSM, WAM

Removed 3/11/19

 

 

 

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

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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.

 

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Senator Clarence K. Nishihara

Chair