HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2020

 

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:

Monday, February 10, 2020

TIME:

2:05pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2694, HD1

(HSCR61-20)

Status

MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE STATE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL COMMISSION.

Makes an emergency appropriation to provide funds for the state public charter school commission to pay the claim and settlement amount pursuant to Miller-Potter v. State of Hawaii, et al., Civil No. 16-1-0385K. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

LHE, JUD, FIN

HB 2656, HD1

(HSCR64-20)

Status

RELATING TO ACCESS TO JUSTICE.

Establishes the Hawaii justice league program to provide partial loan repayments on behalf of eligible lawyers that pursue public interest work in Hawaii. Provides for loan repayments by the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law. Establishes the Hawaii justice league revolving fund. Makes an appropriation. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

LHE, JUD, FIN

HB 2090, HD1

(HSCR71-20)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Removes the sunset provision of Act 39, Session Laws of Hawaii 2017, making permanent the innovation and commercialization initiative program. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

LHE, JUD, FIN

HB 2258, HD1

(HSCR145-20)

Status

RELATING TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION.

Prohibits the suspension or expulsion of children participating in the executive office on early learning's public prekindergarten program, except under limited circumstances. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

LHE, JUD, FIN

HB 2256, HD1

(HSCR70-20)

Status

RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Extends the sunset provision in Act 38, Session Laws of Hawaii 2017, for certain exemptions from the Ethics Code as related to UH technology transfer from 6/30/2022 to 6/30/2025. Takes effect on July 1, 2050. (HD1)

 

LHE, JUD

HB 2170, HD1

(HSCR67-20)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII BOARD OF REGENTS.

Requires all public meetings of the Board of Regents to be recorded in digital video format, webcast live, and archived and made available to the public. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

LHE, JUD, FIN

HB 2510, HD1

(HSCR69-20)

Status

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 at the end of each public meeting through June 30, 2025. Requires a report to the legislature on implementing open forums. Takes effect on July 1, 2050. (HD1)

 

LHE, JUD, FIN

HB 2703, HD1

(HSCR179-20)

Status

RELATING TO PREVENTING SCHOOL VIOLENCE.

Establishes a pilot program to prevent targeted school violence. Appropriates funds to the office of homeland security for resources to prevent targeted school violence. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. Repeals on 6/30/2024. (HD1)

 

LHE, JUD, FIN

HB 2091, HD1

(HSCR63-20)

Status

RELATING TO CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD CHECKS.

Allows the University of Hawaii to conduct criminal history record checks on current or prospective employees, and contractors and their employees, whose duties include ensuring security of campus facilities and persons. Takes effect on July 1, 2050. (HD1)

 

LHE, JUD, FIN

HB 1988, HD1

(HSCR72-20)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Extends the requirement that the Board of Education release from school attendance students observing holy days to the observation of other religious practices. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

LHE, JUD, FIN

HB 1529, HD1

(HSCR58-20)

Status

RELATING TO STUDENT JOURNALISTS.

Allows student journalists at public schools to exercise freedom of speech and freedom of the press in school-sponsored media. Takes effect on July 1, 2050. (HD1)

 

LHE, JUD, FIN

HB 2169, HD1

(HSCR68-20)

Status

RELATING TO THE REGENTS CANDIDATE ADVISORY COUNCIL.

Transfers the candidate advisory council for the board of regents of the University of Hawaii from the University of Hawaii to the office of the governor. Amends other provisions relating to the candidate advisory council. Takes effect 7/1/2050. Sunsets 6/30/2024. (HD1)

 

LHE, JUD, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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    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.

 

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Rep. Chris Lee

Chair