HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2023

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY & HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS

Rep. David A. Tarnas, Chair

Rep. Gregg Takayama, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Sonny Ganaden

Rep. Greggor Ilagan

Rep. Daniel Holt

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Troy N. Hashimoto

Rep. John M. Mizuno

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Kanani Souza

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

TIME:

2:00 PM

PLACE:

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

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A G E N D A

 

HB 37

Status

RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS.

Abolishes the Native Hawaiian rights fund of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs pursuant to the recommendation contained in Auditor's Report No. 22‑02.

 

JHA, FIN

HB 42

Status

RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.

Authorizes candidates of inactive campaigns and their candidate committees to donate residual campaign funds to the State or the counties.

 

JHA, FIN

HB 106

Status

RELATING TO THE COUNTIES.

Authorizes a county to proceed with a power of sale on real property subject to a recorded lien.

 

JHA, FIN

HB 108

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC NOTICE.

Allows government agencies to publish public notices on their official websites as an alternative to publishing them in the newspaper.

 

JHA, FIN

HB 120

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU.

Appropriates funds to the Department of the Prosecuting Attorney of the City and County of Honolulu for the victim witness assistance program.

 

JHA, FIN

HB 121

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU.

Appropriates funds to the Department of the Prosecuting Attorney of the City and County of Honolulu for the career criminal prosecution unit.

 

JHA, FIN

HB 122

Status

RELATING TO PROBATION.

Establishes the Hawaii Opportunity Probation with Enforcement Program to be administered by the Judiciary.

 

JHA, FIN

HB 126

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC CORRUPTION.

Increases the penalties for bribery under certain circumstances. Amends the offense of obstruction of justice to include obstruction by force, threat of force, coercion, fraud, or deception.

 

JHA, FIN

HB 383

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM PROBATE CODE.

Updates articles I through IV of the Uniform Probate Code to adjust for inflation, provide additional clarity, resolve issues that have arisen in probate practice, and address societal changes in familial relations.

 

JHA, FIN

HB 68

Status

RELATING TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE.

Appropriates funds to establish a centralized statewide criminal pretrial justice data reporting and collection system pursuant to state law.

 

JHA, FIN

 

 

 

 

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Rep. David A. Tarnas

Chair