STAND. COM. REP. NO.  589

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2015

 

RE:   H.B. No. 87

 

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

     Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred H.B. No. 87 entitled:

 

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

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose of this measure is to shield process servers performing their legal duties from prosecution under criminal trespass statutes when they enter premises that are not secured by a fence or a locked gate.

 

     The Department of Public Safety, AAA Legal Process Inc., and two concerned individuals testified in support of this measure.

 

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 87 and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be placed on the calendar for Third Reading.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,

 

 

 

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KARL RHOADS, Chair