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:

Thursday, March 18, 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

 

SB 1039, SD1

(SSCR920)

Status

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE, ITS OFFICERS, OR ITS EMPLOYEES.

Makes appropriations and approves payments for claims against the State, its officers, and its employees. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

JHA, FIN

SB 639, SD1

(SSCR701)

Status

RELATING TO COURTS OF APPEAL.

Prohibits courts of appeal from affirming, modifying, reversing, or vacating a matter on grounds other than those raised by the parties to the proceeding, unless the parties are provided the opportunity to brief the court. (SD1)

 

JHA

SB 159, SD1

(SSCR752)

Status

RELATING TO VOTING.

Requires any person who is eligible to vote and applies for a motor vehicle driver's license or identification card to be automatically registered to vote unless the applicant affirmatively declines. Prohibits the Examiner of Drivers from transmitting information if the applicant presents a document demonstrating a lack of United States Citizenship. Authorizes access to and electronic transmission of databases maintained or operated by the counties or the department of transportation that contains driver's license or identification card information to election officials and the online voter registration system. (SD1)

 

JHA, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Chair