HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2021

 

COMMITTEE ON CORRECTIONS, MILITARY, & VETERANS

Rep. Takashi Ohno, Chair

Rep. Sonny Ganaden, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Patrick Pihana Branco

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. David A. Tarnas

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Bob McDermott

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

TIME:

10:00 a.m.

PLACE:

VIA VIDEO CONFERENCE

Conference Room 430

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

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A G E N D A

 

HB 958

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.

Amends the minimum appointment eligibility requirement for the Adjutant General to be an officer that holds or has held a commission of the rank of Colonel in the military grade of O6 or above in the Army or Air National Guard, state defense force, or the Army or Air Force active component of the United States or a reserve component thereof, and has no administrative actions that would prevent promotion to the rank of a general officer in the military grade of O7 or O8 through amendment to section 121-7, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

CMV, FIN

HB 959

Status

RELATING TO HAWAII NATIONAL GUARD.

Improves and enhances the ability to have Hawaii National Guard personnel who can serve on active duty in the service of the State without financial hardship through modifications and additions to chapter 121, Hawaii Revised Statutes by authorizing the Hawaii National Guard to add the payment of Tricare Reserve Select or other government funded premium payments to the authorized service member who are not otherwise covered by the State or federally funded medical insurance.

 

CMV, CPC, FIN

HB 391

Status

RELATING TO THE RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.

Establishes a process for the early termination of a rental agreement for certain active duty servicemembers who receive military orders to vacate civilian housing and move into on-post government quarters; become eligible to live in on-post government quarters and failure to move into on-post government quarters will result in a forfeiture of basic allowance for housing; or die while serving on active duty.

 

CMV, CPC, JHA

 

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Rep. Takashi Ohno

Chair