HI HB1491 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-0)
Status: Introduced on January 24 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-28 - Referred to PVM, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 6
Pending: House Public Safety, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Requires state and county law enforcement agencies to prioritize local use of law enforcement resources. Requires that the governor and the county mayors declare that crimes relating to property, methamphetamine use, and operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant are resolved in their respective jurisdictions before state or county law enforcement may assist with certain federal law enforcement matters. Authorizes state and county law enforcement officials to assist federal agencies possessing a warrant or when an individual has been charged with a felony under the Hawaii Penal Code.

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Relating To Law Enforcement.



2019-01-28HouseReferred to PVM, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 6
2019-01-24HouseIntroduced and Pass First Reading.


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