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 Hooholo Manao Ana

NOTICE OF DECISION MAKING

 

 

Lā / DATE:

ʻakahi, Pepeluali 24, 2020 / Monday, February 24, 2020

Hola / TIME:

12:15 p.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

 

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:

 

SB 2076, SD1

(SSCR2873)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION REVIEWS.

Allows the Office of Hawaiian Affairs consultation with State Historic Preservation Division to delegate to the impacted counties the responsibility for historic preservation project reviews, provided that certain requirements are met. (SD1)

 

 

LCA/WTL, JDC

SB 2111, SD1

(SSCR2483)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION.

Adds the chairperson of the Hawaiian Homes Commission or the chairperson's designee and the chairperson of the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to serve as ex officio, voting members of the Commission on Water Resource Management. (SD1)

 

WTL/HWN, JDC

SB 2118

(SSCR2614)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO DISCRETIONARY TRANSFERS TO THE SUPREME COURT.

Allows child custody appeals to be transferred from the Intermediate Court of Appeals to the Supreme Court, except in cases brought under the Child Protective Act.

 

HMS, JDC

SB 2119

(SSCR2611)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE ROOM CONFINEMENT OF CHILDREN AT DETENTION AND SHELTER FACILITIES.

Limits the circumstances under which children and minors at shelters may be subject to room confinement, and specifies the conditions and time limits for which room confinement may be imposed.

 

HMS, JDC

SB 2136

(SSCR2620)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Requires the sellers of residential real property to provide smoke alarms in the building.

 

PSM/CPH, JDC

SB 2139

(SSCR2428)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO VACANCIES.

Amends filing deadlines for candidates attempting to fill vacant state senate seats.

 

GVO, JDC

SB 2180, SD1

(SSCR2325)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO EXECUTIVE PARDONS.

Establishes a comprehensive process for the consideration of executive pardons. (SD1)

 

PSM, JDC

SB 2188, SD1

(SSCR2648)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO WILDLIFE OFFENSES.

Provides that all animal parts, products, or items containing prohibited animal parts or products involved in the commission of wildlife trafficking or certain hunting offenses shall be considered contraband to be forfeited to and disposed of by the State. (SD1)

 

WTL, JDC

SB 2192, SD1

(SSCR2615)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO HAWAIIAN EXPERTISE IN LAND USE AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.

Prohibits council, board, and commission members from serving if the member has not completed, within the requisite time, the required training course related to native Hawaiian and Hawaiian traditional and customary rights, native Hawaiian and Hawaiian natural resource protection and access rights, and the public trust, including the State's trust responsibility. Requires that at least 4 members each of the board of land and natural resources and the state land use commission be appointed from a list submitted by the office of Hawaiian affairs. (SD1)

 

HWN/WTL, JDC

SB 2193

(SSCR2390)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION.

Limits the convictions that may be used in employment decisions from all convictions in the most recent ten years to felony convictions that occurred in the most recent five years and misdemeanor convictions that occurred in the most recent three years.

 

LCA, JDC

SB 2249, SD1

(SSCR2849)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.

Makes it a civil and administrative violation for any person to engage in certain archaeological activities without obtaining the required permission or approval from the department of land and natural resources. (SD1)

 

LCA, JDC

SB 2260

(SSCR2344)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO CIVIL IDENTIFICATION CARDS.

Repeals the minimum age requirement to obtain a civil identification card in the State.

 

TRS, JDC

SB 2354, SD1

(SSCR2603)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO DECEPTIVE PRACTICES.

Prohibits a person from advertising or conducting a live musical performance through the use of deceptive affiliation under certain conditions. Enables action against deceptive practices by imposing penalties and private right of action. (SD1)

 

CPH, JDC

SB 2402, SD1

(SSCR2857)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Authorizes a court to order the forfeiture of Employees' Retirement System benefits of an ERS member, former member, or retirant upon conviction of the individual for a felony related to the State or county employment of the individual. Authorizes designated beneficiaries to receive ERS benefits upon the death of the ERS member, former member, or retirant convicted of the felony. (SD1)

 

LCA, JDC

SB 2512, SD1

(SSCR2846)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO VETERINARY MEDICINE.

Prohibits the owner of an animal, and the owner's employees, from performing any surgical procedure, including but not limited to surgical birth, ear cropping, tail docking, or debarking on the animal without being licensed as a veterinarian. Makes intentionally or knowingly performing any surgical procedure on a pet animal by any person not licensed as a veterinarian guilty of a class C felony. Specifies that accepted veterinary practices and cropping or docking as customarily practiced, shall not be considered cruelty to animals in the first degree if performed by a licensed veterinarian. (SD1)

 

CPH, JDC

SB 2554, SD1

(SSCR2874)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PUBLIC HEALTH.

Requires employers to educate employees regarding seizure first aid with information provided by department of labor and industrial relations. (SD1)

 

LCA, JDC

SB 2573, SD1

(SSCR2715)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII BOARD OF REGENTS.

Requires all public meetings of the Board of Regents to be recorded in live digital audio format by May 1, 2020, and in digital video beginning September 1, 2020. Requires all recording to be archived and made available to the public. Requires the Board of Regents to determine its accessibility obligations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act and comply with those obligations. (SD1)

 

HRE/TEC, JDC

SB 2664, SD1

(SSCR2366)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

Requires the Board of Education to hold no less than six community forums annually, with at least one forum in each county. Requires the Board to include an open forum for public comments on non-agenda items. Requires a report to the Legislature on implementing open forums. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

EDU, 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 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. 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) 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