CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REP. NO. 22

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                 , 2015

 

RE:    H.B. No. 87

       S.D. 2

       C.D. 1

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Honorable Donna Mercado Kim

President of the Senate

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Sir and Madam:

 

     Your Committee on Conference on the disagreeing vote of the House of Representatives to the amendments proposed by the Senate in H.B. No. 87, S.D. 2, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY,"

 

having met, and after full and free discussion, has agreed to recommend and does recommend to the respective Houses the final passage of this bill in an amended form.

 

     The purpose of this measure is to:

 

(1)  Require independent civil process servers to provide additional documentation of relevant training, general excise tax license, and bond or errors and omissions insurance to be placed on the Director of Public Safety's list of qualified civil process servers;

 

(2)  Shield process servers performing their duties from prosecution under criminal trespass statutes when they enter premises that are not secured by a fence or a locked gate; and

 

(3)  Make permanent Act 116, Session Laws of Hawaii 2013, relating to persons authorized to serve legal process.

 

     Your Committee on Conference has amended this measure to:

 

(1)  Delete the documentation of relevant training and bond or errors and omissions insurance from the requirements to be placed on the Director of Public Safety's list of qualified civil process servers;

 

(2)  Extend the effective date of Act 116, Session Laws of Hawaii 2013, relating to persons authorized to serve legal process, to June 30, 2020; and

 

(3)  Make technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity and consistency.

 

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the managers of your Committee on Conference that is attached to this report, your Committee on Conference is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 87, S.D. 2, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Final Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 87, S.D. 2, C.D. 1.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the managers:

 

ON THE PART OF THE SENATE

 

ON THE PART OF THE HOUSE

 

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WILL ESPERO, Chair

 

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KARL RHOADS, Chair

 

 

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GILBERT S.C. KEITH-AGARAN, Co-Chair