HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2013

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

Rep. Karl Rhoads, Chair

Rep. Sharon E. Har, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Jessica Wooley

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

TIME:

2:05 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 197

Status

RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY.

Appropriates funds for the judiciary for the fiscal biennium beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2015. Effective

 

JUD, FIN

HB 775

Status

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

Makes appropriations for claims against the State, its officers, and its employees.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 1147

Status

RELATING TO CAMPAIGN SPENDING.

Requires noncandidate committees to identify certain top contributors for advertisements. Requires the campaign spending commission to maintain public records in a searchable database. Amends reporting requirements for persons and organizations. Authorizes the commission to monitor and penalize all persons failing to report campaign spending. Mandates the commission to implement rules for campaign spending consistent with campaign spending laws within 360 days of the effective date of this Act. Effective 11/05/14.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 1481

Status

RELATING TO CAMPAIGN SPENDING.

Exempts the offices of governor and lieutenant governor from the scope of the partial public financing law. Changes the law on qualifying contributions, voluntary expenditure limits, and maximum amount of available public funds for candidates for the office of state senator or state representative. Requires the campaign spending commission to submit a report on further statutory amendments to facilitate the implementation of this Act. Appropriates funds to the campaign spending commission to prepare for the partial public financing of elections in 2014.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 15

Status

RELATING TO FERAL BIRDS.

Provides a civil cause of action for personal injury or property damage proximately caused by a person who feeds feral birds.

 

JUD

HB 619

Status

RELATING TO FERAL BIRDS.

Makes feeding feral birds that cause a common nuisance subject to a fine. Makes a second offense within five years a petty misdemeanor.

 

JUD

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 3 copies (including an original) to Room 438 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-8504 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

WEB: For testimony less than 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website after the hearing adjourns. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6437or email your request for an interpreter to [email protected] at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

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Rep. Karl Rhoads

Chair