HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

971

THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2021

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO THE EXPEDITED AGENCY HEARING.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


Section 1. Certain criminal activity that threatens the health and safety of the community should be expedited for review by each state agency. The purpose of this Act is to provide for an expedited agency hearing.

Section 2. Chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"91- Expedited agency hearing. (a) The expedited agency hearing is authorized for any proceeding that involves:

(1) Any criminal activity that threatens the health and safety of the community; or

(2) Any drug-related criminal activity.

(b) The agency or party shall provide a written request for an expedited agency hearing specifying the criminal activity and the action or relief sought.

(c) The expedited agency hearing shall be promptly scheduled for a time and place reasonably convenient to both the party and the agency. A written notification specifying the time, place, and procedures governing the hearing shall be delivered to the party.

(d) The decision and order of the expedited agency hearing shall be in accordance with section 91-12."

SECTION 3. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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BY REQUEST


 


 

Report Title:

Administrative Procedure; Expedited Agency Hearing

 

Description:

Provides for an expedited agency hearing for any criminal activity that threatens the health and safety of the community or any drug-related criminal activity.

 

 

 

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