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:

ʻalua, Malaki 10, 2020 / Tuesday, March 10, 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

 

HB 2067, HD1

(HSCR826-20)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

Amends the offense of abuse of family or household members to provide for a lesser included petty misdemeanor offense. Allows a deferred acceptance of guilty plea in cases involving misdemeanor and petty misdemeanor abuse offenses. Requires the judiciary to submit annual reports to the legislature on the number and outcome of abuse of family or household members cases. Sunsets pilot program 6/30/2023. Takes effect 12/31/2059. (HD1)

 

JDC, WAM

HB 2069, HD1

(HSCR1000-20)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PROPERTY FORFEITURE.

Prohibits civil asset forfeiture unless the covered offense is a felony for which the property owner has been convicted. Excludes the forfeiture proceedings for an animal pending criminal charges. Requires the Attorney General to deposit the net proceeds of the forfeited property to the credit of the state general fund. Effective 7/1/2030. (HD1)

 

JDC, WAM

HB 2294, HD1

(HSCR940-20)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO NOTARIES PUBLIC.

Updates the laws regarding notaries public to conform to the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (2018), the Hawaii Uniform Electronic Transactions Act, other state notary laws, and current notary practices. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

JDC, WAM

HB 2549

(HSCR941-20)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS.

Requires the language and meaning of any proposed constitutional amendment and ratification question to be simple, concise, and direct. Allows the presiding officers of the Legislature to request a written opinion of the Supreme Court regarding the legality of a proposed amendment to the Hawaii State Constitution and the corresponding constitutional ratification question. Requires the court to provide a written opinion within 48 hours of receipt of the request. Requires, for any written opinion by the court that invalidates a constitutional ratification question, a detailed and specific explanation of the reasons for this opinion. Prohibits any appeal of a written opinion.

 

JDC, WAM

HB 2610, HD2

(HSCR1003-20)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

Allows a narrow hearsay exception for statements made by domestic violence victims to certain government officials within 24 hours of an incident of domestic violence and prior to the arrest of the defendant, even if the statement is testimonial in nature, as long as the statement bears sufficient indicia of reliability. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD2)

 

JDC, WAM

HB 2679, HD2

(HSCR821-20)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PENALTIES.

Requires the Judiciary to conduct a study regarding income-based fines and how other states address habitual offenders who have low incomes. Takes effect on 1/1/2050. (HD2)

 

 

JDC, WAM

HB 2738, HD1

(HSCR904-20)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.

Prohibits foreign nationals and foreign corporations from making independent expenditures. Requires every corporation that contributes or expends funds in a state election to file a statement of certification regarding its limited foreign influence. Requires noncandidate committees making only independent expenditures to obtain a statement of certification from each top contributor required to be listed in an advertisement. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

JDC, WAM

HB 2747, HD3

(HSCR976-20)

Status & Testimony

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE XVI, SECTION 2, OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION, TO AUTHORIZE THE LEGISLATURE TO REQUIRE THE FORFEITURE OR REDUCTION OF PENSION BENEFITS OF A MEMBER, FORMER MEMBER, OR RETIRANT OF THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO IS CONVICTED OF A FELONY RELATED TO THE MEMBER'S, FORMER MEMBER'S, OR RETIRANT'S EMPLOYMENT WITH THE STATE OR ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION THEREOF.

Proposes a constitutional amendment to article XVI, section 2, of the state constitution to authorize the legislature to enact laws to require the forfeiture or reduction of benefits of any member, former member, or retirant of the employees' retirement system who is convicted of a felony related to the member's, former member's, or retirant's employment with the State or any political subdivision thereof. Effective 7/1/2030. (HD3)

 

JDC, WAM

SCR 13

(SSCR3017)

Status & Testimony

URGING CONGRESS TO AMEND TITLE XIX OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT TO REQUIRE MEDICAID TO COVER THE ROUTINE COSTS OF CARE FOR PATIENTS WITH LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS WHO ARE ENROLLED IN CLINICAL TRIALS.

 

 

HMS, JDC

SR 14

(SSCR3018)

Status & Testimony

URGING CONGRESS TO AMEND TITLE XIX OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT TO REQUIRE MEDICAID TO COVER THE ROUTINE COSTS OF CARE FOR PATIENTS WITH LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS WHO ARE ENROLLED IN CLINICAL TRIALS.

 

HMS, 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