HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2020

 

COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION & COMMERCE

Rep. Roy M. Takumi, Chair

Rep. Linda Ichiyama, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. John M. Mizuno

Rep. Rida Cabanilla Arakawa

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Lauren Matsumoto

Rep. Sharon E. Har

 

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

Rep. Chris Lee, Chair

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Amy A. Perruso

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

TIME:

2:00 pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1761

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Repeals section 46-19.8, Hawaii Revised Statutes, thereby allowing counties to regulate installation of residential fire protection sprinkler systems.

 

CPC/JUD

HB 1609, HD1

(HSCR55-20)

Status

RELATING TO PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS.

Establishes business practice and transparency reporting requirements for pharmacy benefit managers. Replaces the registration requirement for pharmacy benefit managers with a licensing requirement. Increases penalties for violations of the pharmacy benefit managers law. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN

HB 2097, HD1

(HSCR161-20)

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAL CANNABIS.

Allows for a process to remediate any batch of cannabis that fails laboratory testing standards so long as any final product passes all such laboratory standards. Authorizes licensed retail dispensaries to sell edible cannabis products, under certain conditions, and circulate, sponsor, and promote educational and scientific information and events related to cannabis. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN

HB 2347, HD1

(HSCR205-20)

Status

RELATING TO FLAVORED TOBACCO PRODUCTS.

Bans the sale of flavored tobacco products, except for menthol and liquid or like substances with a distinguishable taste or aroma of tobacco or menthol. Prohibits the mislabeling, sale, or marketing as nicotine-free any e-liquid product that contains nicotine. Specifies penalties for violations. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN

HB 2348, HD1

(HSCR197-20)

Status

RELATING TO THE SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS.

Establishes a schedule of penalties for employees and holders of retail tobacco permits or persons registered to sell electronic cigarette smoking devices who illegally sell tobacco products and electronic smoking devices to persons under 21. Effective July 1, 2050. (HD1)

 

HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN

HB 2451, HD1

(HSCR166-20)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Explicitly recognizes advanced practice registered nurses as attending providers and consulting providers capable of performing all necessary duties under the Our Care, Our Choice Act in accordance with their scope of practice and prescribing authority. Reduces the mandatory waiting period between oral requests made by a terminally ill individual from twenty to fifteen days. Allows an attending provider to waive the waiting period for terminally ill individuals not expected to survive the mandatory waiting period. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN

HB 2633, HD1

(HSCR158-20)

Status

RELATING TO CANNABIS FOR MEDICAL USE.

Authorizes medical cannabis dispensaries to distribute cannabis propagules and cuttings to individuals authorized to cultivate cannabis plants for medical use, subject to quantity limits and quality requirements. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN

HB 1877, HD1

(HSCR21-20)

Status

RELATING TO LAND RECORDATION.

Clarifies the data requirements for land recordation on land deregistered by the land court other than fee simple time share interests. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

WLH, CPC/JUD, FIN

HB 2317, HD1

(HSCR232-20)

Status

RELATING TO SECURITIES.

Protects vulnerable adults from financial exploitation in relation to securities. Effective on 12/31/2059. (HD1)

 

HSH, CPC/JUD, FIN

HB 2711

Status

RELATING TO HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATIONS.

Authorizes the creation of community associations that are not subject to the laws relating to planned community associations. Authorizes the creation of entities to collect contributions or homeowners' association dues or be responsible for the maintenance of common areas such as private roads or parks if the common-interest community subdivisions were created without those entities. Authorizes counties to hear, administer, and decide certain disputes. Appropriates funds to the counties.

 

CPC/JUD, FIN

HB 2552

Status

RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.

Exempts applications for a class 1 license on land designated as agricultural by state or county zoning laws and for which the majority of the agricultural products used in the manufacturing of the liquor are grown and produced in the State by the license holder from the automatic refusal provision that may be invoked by a majority of nearby voters or real estate owners.

 

CPC/JUD, FIN

HB 2425

Status

RELATING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE.

Amends the definition of domestic abuse under Hawaii's insurance laws and domestic abuse protective order statutes to include coercive control between family or household members. Defines coercive control.

 

CPC/JUD, FIN

HB 2724

Status

RELATING TO A PILOT PROGRAM FOR DAILY ELECTRONIC REPORTING OF PAWNBROKER AND SECONDHAND DEALER TRANSACTIONS.

Requires the Maui County Police Department to implement a 5-year pilot program for the daily electronic reporting of pawnbroker and dealer transactions. Requires interim and final reports to the Legislature. Appropriates funds.

 

CPC/JUD, FIN

 

 

 

 

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.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 3 copies (including an original) to Room 426 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6221 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through the website); or

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Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6170 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Chris Lee

Chair

 

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Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Chair