Ka Aha Kenekoa

THE SENATE

 

Ka Aha Ōlelo Kanakolu

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

 

Aha Kau Kānāwai 2020

REGULAR SESSION OF 2020

 

 

Ke Kōmike Hookolokolo

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

Kenekoa/Senator Karl Rhoads, Luna Hoomalu/Chair

Kenekoa/Senator Jarrett Keohokalole, Hope Luna Hoomalu/Vice Chair

 

 

Ōlelo Hoolaha No Ka Aha Hoolohe

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

Lā / DATE:

ʻalima, Pepeluali 7, 2020 / Friday, February 7, 2020

Hola / TIME:

10:00 a.m.

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

 

SB 4

Status & Testimony

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION TO AMEND THE QUALIFYING AGE OF VOTERS FOR ANY STATE OR LOCAL ELECTION.

Proposes a constitutional amendment to lower the qualifying age of voters for any state or local election to sixteen years of age.

 

JDC, WAM

SB 2829

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO IMMIGRATION.

Makes an appropriation to the judiciary to contract with nonprofit organizations to provide legal assistance and legal counsel to immigrants in determining legal status and citizenship, provide diversion to existing services, and otherwise provide counsel for existing rights.

 

JDC, WAM

SB 2989

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.

Allows candidates seeking election for state- and county-level offices to use campaign funds for child care costs, under certain conditions.

 

JDC, WAM

SB 3070

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.

Increases the maximum amount of public funds available to certain state candidates in each election. Increases the amount of voluntary state income tax check-off contributions that may be designated for the Hawaii election campaign fund beginning on 1/1/2021.

 

JDC

SB 3074

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.

Part I: Increases the maximum amount of public funds available in each election to certain state candidates by ten percent annually. Part II: Increases the amount of voluntary state income tax check-off contributions that may be designated for the Hawaii election campaign fund beginning on January 1, 2021.

 

JDC, WAM

SB 2187

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO SEX TRAFFICKING.

Includes coercion as a means of committing the offense of sex trafficking.

 

JDC

SB 2513

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO ANIMAL CRUELTY.

Includes use of a castration band to inhumanely neuter a dog, cat, or other domesticated pet under the offense of cruelty to animals in the second degree.

 

JDC

SB 677

Proposed SD1

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO ANIMAL CRUELTY.

Prohibits specified trolleys, pulleys, cables, or running lines designed to attach a dog to two stationary objects in a configuration that endangers the dog, including by depriving the dog of sustenance. Prohibits tethering or restraining a dog under the age of six months unless the dog is engaged in an activity supervised by its owner or an agent of its owner. Prohibits tethering or restraining a dog with a tow or log chain if the tow or log chain inhibits the free movement of the dog. Prohibits tethering or restraining a dog with a choke collar, pinch collar, or prong collar unless the dog is engaged in an activity supervised by its owner or an agent of its owner. Effective 10/1/2020. (Proposed SD1).

 

Aia nō he mau kope o ka SD1 i hoʻolale ʻia ma ka Hale Palapala ʻAha Kenekoa a ma ke kaha pūnaewele o ka ʻAha Kau Kānāwai: www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

Copies of the proposed SD1 are available from the Senate Document Center and on the Legislature's website: www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

JDC

SB 2793

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO DRUG OFFENSES.

Establishes a new misdemeanor offense of promoting a dangerous drug in the fourth degree, to include possession of dangerous drugs in the smallest amounts. Limits the class C felony offense of promoting a dangerous drug in the third degree to include possession of certain dangerous drugs in an amount or weight equal to one-sixteenth of one ounce or more. Retroactive to 6/1/1972.

 

JDC

 

Inā lawa ka manawa, e hooholo manao ma hope pono.

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

E waiho mai i kāu ōlelo hōike no ke Kōmike Hookolokolo ma o ke kaomi ana ma anei.

Click here to submit testimony.

 

Hiki ke waiho mai i ka ōlelo hōike a hiki i 24 hola ma mua o ka hoomaka ana o ka aha hoolohe.

Testimony may be submitted up to 24 hours prior to the start of the hearing.

 

Inā makemake e waiho i ōlelo hōike hai waha, he elua minuke wale nō ka lōihi loa.

Those wishing to provide oral testimony will be limited to two minutes.

 

No Nā Papa Ōlelo Hoolaha I Hoololi Ia: Kahawaena ia nā mea i kāpae ia a kahalalo ia nā mea i pākui ia. Kahawaena ia me ke kahalalo pū ia nā mea 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.

 

Inā pono ka mahele ōlelo, a i ole kekahi mau mea lawelawe ē ae no ke komo ana i nā hanana ma ka aha hoolohe, e hai mai 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., interpretive services (oral or written), ASL 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) 587-7211.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT (808) 587-7211.

 

 

 

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Kenekoa/Senator Karl Rhoads

Luna Hoomalu/Chair