STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1327
RE: H.C.R. No. 5
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2021
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs, to which was referred H.C.R. No. 5 entitled:
"HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A JOINT COMMITTEE ON JUDICIAL SELECTION,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to establish a Joint Committee on Judicial Selection and to have the Committee work with the Judicial Selection Commission and the Judiciary to create greater transparency within the Commission.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from Kobayashi Sugita & Goda LLP. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Legislative Reference Bureau and the Judiciary.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.C.R. No. 5 and recommends its adoption.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs,
MARK M. NAKASHIMA, Chair