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

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

TIME:

3:05pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

 

 

THE STATE CAPITOL IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC DURING THE ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

 

In order to comply with social distancing requirements, only written testimony will be accepted.

 

Proceedings will be broadcast and livestreamed via YouTube. Please refer to House of Reps. YouTube

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SB 2638, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1048-20)

Status

RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

Establishes a petty misdemeanor offense of abuse of family or household members and penalties. Allows a deferred acceptance of guilty or no contest plea in misdemeanor and petty misdemeanor abuse offenses of abuse of family or household members. Requires the judiciary to submit annual reports to the legislature on the number and outcome of abuse of family or household members cases. Sunsets 6/30/2025. Effective 12/31/2059. (HD1)

 

HSH, JUD, FIN

SB 2701, HD1

(HSCR1166-20)

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL BUILDINGS.

Grants county agencies the right to enter property to investigate agricultural buildings, structures, and appurtenances for violations of and compliance with building permit and building code exemption requirements. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

WLH, JUD

SB 2313, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1079-20)

Status

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.

Prohibits an employer from requiring an employee to enter into a nondisclosure agreement pertaining to sexual harassment or sexual assault. Prohibits an employer from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing sexual harassment or sexual assault. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD1)

 

LAB, JUD, FIN

SB 2329, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1029-20)

Status

RELATING TO IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICES.

Establishes a system of graduated penalties for violations of the ignition interlock law. Requires proof of compliance with the ignition interlock law to be eligible to apply for a driver's license. Requires consecutive terms of imprisonment for anyone convicted as a repeat or habitual offender if arising from same conduct as conviction for operating a vehicle without an interlock ignition device. Requires any person operating a vehicle with an ignition interlock to have valid government-issued photo identification in immediate possession. Expands the lookback period under provisions relating to ignition interlock requirements from five to ten years. Amends the sentencing guideline to be between six months and one year. Expands the offense of circumventing or tampering with an ignition interlock to include obscuring the camera lens. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

 

The following measure(s) has been DELETED from the agenda:

SB 2038, SD1

(SSCR2993)

Status

RELATING TO BOARD MEMBERS.

Permits two or more members of a board to attend state of the city, state of the county, state of the State, or state of the judiciary addresses; provided that the board members do not discuss board business and no commitment to vote is made or sought. (SD1)

 

JUD, FIN

 

The following measure(s) has been ADDED to the agenda:

SB 2038, SD1

Proposed HD1

Status

RELATING TO BOARD MEMBERS.

Proposed HD1: Permits 2 or more members of a board to attend state of the city, state of the county, state of the State, or state of the judiciary addresses; provided that the board members do not discuss board business and no commitment to vote is made or sought. Authorizes boards to exclude the public from the meeting locations where board members are physically present if the board meetings are held by interactive conference technology during a state of emergency due to a contagious illness. (SB2038 HD1 PROPOSED)

JUD, FIN

Copies of the proposed HD1 are available on the Legislature's Web site: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

 

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.

 

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FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6201 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through the Web).

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Chris Lee

Chair