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, March 17, 2021

TIME:

10:30 a.m.

PLACE:

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 430

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

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A G E N D A

 

SB 1112, SD2

(SSCR809)

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. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

CMV, FIN

SB 1187, SD2

(SSCR967)

Status

MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.

Makes an emergency appropriation to provide funds for the department of public safety to cover the costs of the personnel services shortfall at all correctional institutions statewide and health care services. Appropriates funds to establish 9 permanent full-time equivalent (9.0 FTE) positions for PSD 410 (intake service centers). Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

CMV, FIN

SB 744, SD1

(SSCR719)

Status

RELATING TO CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.

Repeals the authorization for the governor to negotiate with any person for the development or expansion of private correctional facilities. Prohibits the establishment of private correctional facilities in the State. Effective 5/6/2137. (SD1)

 

CMV, JHA, FIN

SB 1243, SD2

(SSCR735)

Status

RELATING TO THE PHASEOUT OF PRIVATE CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.

Requires the State to phase out the use of private correctional facilities to incarcerate Hawaii inmates. Prohibits the construction of new correctional facilities or the expansion of existing correctional facilities without the approval of the Hawaii correctional system oversight commission. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

CMV, JHA, FIN

SB 664, SD1

(SSCR725)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Requires the Department of Public Safety to develop the new Oahu Community Correctional Center. Takes effect 5/6/2137. (SD1)

 

CMV, JHA, FIN

 

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Rep. Takashi Ohno

Chair