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:

Monday, March 22, 2021

TIME:

2:15 PM

PLACE:

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

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A G E N D A

 

HR 110

Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOMELANDS TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO DETERMINE IF AND WHEN THE REQUIRED HAWAIIAN BLOOD QUANTUM WILL BE SUFFICIENTLY DILUTED AS TO BAR ANY NEW QUALIFYING APPLICANTS FOR THE HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS PROGRAM.

 

 

JHA

HCR 5

Status

ESTABLISHING A JOINT COMMITTEE ON JUDICIAL SELECTION.

 

 

JHA

HCR 63 / HR 52 /

Status / Status

URGING THE COMMISSION TO PROMOTE AND ADVANCE CIVIC EDUCATION TO CONDUCT A COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS OF THE FEASIBILITY AND IMPLICATIONS OF LOWERING THE VOTING AGE FOR STATE AND LOCAL ELECTIONS FROM EIGHTEEN TO SIXTEEN YEARS OF AGE.

 

 

JHA, FIN

HCR 111

Status

ASSERTING THAT RACISM IS A PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS AND URGING THE STATE TO COMMIT TO RECOGNIZING AND ADDRESSING THE RESULTING INEQUITIES.

 

 

JHA, FIN

HCR 154 / HR 130 /

Status / Status

CONDEMNING ALL FORMS OF ANTI-ASIAN SENTIMENT AS RELATED TO COVID-19 AND URGING GREATER INVESTMENT IN FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL RESOURCES TO DEVELOP AND SUPPORT COMMUNITY‑WIDE SOLUTIONS.

 

 

JHA

HCR 169 / HR 143 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO GOVERNMENT SERVICES FOR IMMIGRANTS AND INCREASE IMMIGRANT OPPORTUNITIES TO MAKE CIVIC AND ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COMMUNITY.

 

 

JHA, FIN

HCR 190

Status

STRONGLY URGING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FEDERAL AID AND SUPPORT TO THE STATE OF HAWAII FOR FINANCIAL, MEDICAL, AND OTHER FEDERAL ASSISTANCE FOR MIGRANTS COVERED BY THE COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION.

 

 

JHA, FIN

 

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Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Chair