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

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, March 01, 2013

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) has been DELETED from the agenda: HB 418, HB1287

 

 

HB 418

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM MEDIATION ACT.

Adopts the Uniform Mediation Act, which provides basic procedural and confidentiality rules for mediations. Provides for confidentiality, disclosure and evidentiary rules, and guidelines for mediators.

 

JUD

HB 1059, HD1

(HSCR404)

Status

RELATING TO COURT ADVISEMENT CONCERNING ALIEN STATUS.

Requires the court to advise criminal defendants of the effects of a guilty or no contest plea on alien status. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB1059 HD1)

 

VMI, JUD

HB 1287

Status

RELATING TO PERSONAL INFORMATION.

Allows for the scanning of identification cards to verify age when providing age-restricted goods or services regardless of reasonable doubt of the person's age.

 

JUD

HB 161

(HSCR212)

Status

RELATING TO VETERANS DISABILITY BENEFITS.

Exempts federal veterans disability benefits from seizure to enforce a court judgment, except for certain child and spousal support cases.

 

VMI, JUD

HB 910, HD1

(HSCR555)

Status

RELATING TO FORENSIC MENTAL HEALTH.

Amends penal code to establish limits to the length of conditional release for certain criminal charges, to clarify circumstances under which the one-year conditional release may be tolled, and to require information-sharing among public agencies. (HB910 HD1)

 

HLT, 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.

 

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Rep. Karl Rhoads

Chair