HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2021

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY & HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima, Chair

Rep. Scot Z. Matayoshi, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura

Rep. Dale T. Kobayashi

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti

Rep. Chris Todd

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Gene Ward

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

TIME:

2:00 PM

PLACE:

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

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A G E N D A

 

HB 184

Status

RELATING TO TAX APPEALS.

Clarifies that filing fees for tax appeals are nonrefundable and that no deposits are required for tax appeals.

 

JHA, FIN

HB 186

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM TRUST CODE.

Enacts the Uniform Trust Code (2018). Repeals the Uniform Trustees' Powers Act, Uniform Prudent Investors Act, and article VII (trust administration) of the Uniform Probate Code.

 

JHA, FIN

HB 189

Status

RELATING TO DESIGNATING SUBSTITUTE JUDGES ON THE INTERMEDIATE COURT OF APPEALS.

Authorizes the Chief Justice to designate circuit court judges, retired intermediate appellate judges, or retired supreme court justices to temporarily fill a vacancy on the Intermediate Court of Appeals.

 

JHA, FIN

HB 563

Status

RELATING TO SEX OFFENDERS.

Prohibits a sex offender from residing within two thousand feet of the sex offender's former victim or the victim's immediate family members. Requires the covered offender to receive approval from the Attorney General prior to a change in address.

 

JHA

HB 356

Status

RELATING TO THE JUDICIAL COUNCIL.

Requires meetings of the judicial council to be open to the public.

 

JHA

HB 481

Status

RELATING TO INFORMAL MEETINGS.

Exempts members of a county council from the limitation on the number of members that may attend an informational meeting or presentation on matters relating to official county council business for purposes of permitted interactions. Clarifies that such meetings shall be meetings that are open to the public.

 

JHA, FIN

HB 529

Status

RELATING TO RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY.

Authorizes county police and planning or permitting agencies to enter privately owned residential real property, under certain specified conditions, to address imminent threats to health and safety or violations of county zoning laws. Specifies that a property owner who receives a notice of violation and fails to remediate the violation within the county planning or permitting agency's specified time frame shall be fined a minimum of $5,000 per day and subject to foreclosure proceedings if the fine is not paid within 90 days.

 

JHA, FIN

HB 72

Status

RELATING TO ELECTRIC FOOT SCOOTERS.

Establishes a framework for the regulation of electric foot scooters by the State and counties. Amends definitions of "moped" to exclude electric foot scooters.

 

JHA, FIN

HB 350

Status

RELATING TO ATTACHMENT OF REAL PROPERTY.

Increases the real property exemption amount for attachment or execution.

 

JHA, FIN

HB 201

Status

RELATING TO ELECTIONS.

Amends or clarifies certain statutory deadlines relating to elections by mail, including the date to which the clerk must continue mailing ballot packages to voters who update their voter registration address and the date on which ballots may begin to be tabulated. Authorizes a county clerk to operate additional voter service centers with varying days or hours of operation. Provides that voters standing in line at a voter service center at the time the voter service center closes may vote or register to vote, if eligible. Authorizes a county clerk to open places for ballot deposit not earlier than the initial day that ballots are mailed.

 

JHA, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Chair