Bills Pending Hawaii House Judiciary Committee

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HIHCR20IntroApproving The Transfer Of The Leased Fee Interest In A Portion Of 610 Cooke Street, Honolulu, Hawaii, To The City And County Of Honolulu.
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2020-06-30
To House Judiciary Committee
HISB2781EngrossProhibits the intentional release of balloons inflated with a gas that is lighter than air.
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2020-06-25
To House Judiciary Committee
HISB2717EngrossEstablishes an offense of knowingly capturing, possessing, abusing, entangling, or killing a shark in state marine waters, along with penalties and fines. Provides certain exemptions. (HD1)
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2020-06-24
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HISB2513EngrossIncludes use of a castration band to inhumanely neuter a dog, cat, or other pet animal, excluding caged birds, under the offense of cruelty to animals in the second degree. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
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HISB2631EngrossAuthorizes the courts to enter into agreements with the parties where there is reason to believe the defendant has a physical or mental disease, disorder, or defect that will or has become an issue in the criminal case. Requires either one psychiatri...
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2020-05-11
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HISB2992EngrossPermanently authorizes the Department of Transportation under certain conditions to designate shoulders upon which the Department may authorize the driving of motorcycles.
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2020-05-11
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HISB3058EngrossProvide a three-year extension of the sunset provision in Act 38, Session Laws of Hawaii 2017. Effective 7/1/2051. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
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HISB2166EngrossRequires vehicles going less than the speed limit on a two-lane highway, behind which a certain number of vehicles are formed in a line, to pull over where possible to let the trailing vehicles proceed when passing is unsafe. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1...
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2020-05-11
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HISB2508EngrossReplaces the term "accident" with collision for purposes of certain provisions of the statewide traffic code. (SD1)
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2020-05-11
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HISB2512EngrossProhibits the owner of an animal, and the owner's employees, from performing any surgical procedure on the animal without being licensed as a veterinarian. Makes intentionally or knowingly performing any surgical procedure on a pet animal by any pers...
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2020-05-11
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HIHR32IntroRequesting The Criminal Justice Research Institute To Conduct A Study On The Effects Of Felony Disenfranchisement, Particularly The Effects On Minority Groups.
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2020-05-11
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HIHCR47IntroRequesting The Criminal Justice Research Institute To Conduct A Study On The Effects Of Felony Disenfranchisement, Particularly The Effects On Minority Groups.
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2020-05-11
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HISB2603EngrossAmends provisions relating to criteria and procedures in family court determinations regarding custody and visitation rights. Clarifies that a parent's felony conviction for a violent or sexual offense in which the victim was a minor, or requirement ...
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2020-05-11
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HISB2672EngrossRequires a vehicle approaching a crosswalk from the opposite direction of another vehicle stopped at that crosswalk to yield and not proceed until a pedestrian, if any, has crossed the roadway.
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2020-05-11
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HISB2144EngrossProvides that candidate committees may reimburse the candidate or other individuals for expenditures made on the candidate's behalf.
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
HISB217EngrossRequires candidate names to be randomized on individual ballots. (SD1)
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2020-03-16
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HISB2537EngrossProhibits the obstruction of access to beaches and beach parks. Creates a $100 penalty for the first conviction of obstructing access to public property. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-03-16
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HISB2110EngrossRequires the family court to appoint counsel to indigent parents in foster care cases and make every effort to do so at the first hearing attended by the parent. Effective 12/31/2059. (HD1)
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2020-03-16
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HISB2306EngrossMakes consistent the types of documents accepted as proof of domestic or sexual violence victim status.
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2020-03-16
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HISB2146EngrossClarifies that preliminary primary and preliminary general reports are due 10 days before the primary or general election.
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2020-03-16
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HISB1289EngrossProhibits the issuance of building permits beginning on January 1, 2022, for new single-family dwellings, except for households with one hundred per cent or less of the area median income, that are part of a development of twenty or more dwellings an...
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2020-03-16
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HISB2145EngrossProvides that the right to a contested case hearing is deemed waived if a person does not request a hearing within 30 days of receipt of the commission's preliminary determination. Permits an order of the commission to be confirmed as a judgment in t...
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2020-03-16
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HISB2985EngrossProvides veterinarians who provide emergency care to an animal immunity from civil liability in the absence of gross negligence. Provides veterinarians who render emergency treatment when there is no veterinarian-client-patient relationship, immunity...
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2020-03-16
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HISB1056EngrossRequires lobbyists and specified individuals to file two additional reports in general election years to the Hawaii State Ethics Commission, including one report on the second Friday in August and one report on the first Monday in November. (SD1)
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2020-03-16
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HISB2090EngrossClarifies and expands procedural requirements for judicial review of an agency's denial of access to a government record. Provides procedural requirements and standards of review upon appeal. (SD1)
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2020-03-16
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HISB2137EngrossAuthorizes election officials to establish additional voter service centers. (SD2)
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2020-03-16
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HISB3059EngrossRepeals the sunset provision in Act 39, Session Laws of Hawaii 2017. Effective 7/2/2050. (HD1)
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2020-03-16
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HISB2119EngrossEstablishes conditions and time limits in which a child may be placed in room confinement in a detention or shelter facility. Effective 12/31/2059. (HD1)
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2020-03-16
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HISB3040EngrossEstablishes a glyphosate task force to assess the impact of glyphosate on Hawaii's natural environment, human health, and agriculture. Effective 7/31/2150. Repeals 6/30/2022. (HD1)
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2020-03-16
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HISB2665EngrossEstablishes that every judgment for child support is enforceable until paid in full.
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2020-03-16
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HISB2149EngrossApplies the electioneering communication section only to noncandidate committees. Amends the definition of "disclosure date" to mean the date on which the electioneering communication is publicly distributed. Expands the definition of "electioneering...
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2020-03-16
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HISB2228EngrossEstablishes the offense of unlawful shipment of e-liquid products. Beginning July 1, 2020, prohibits the sale of flavored products for electronic smoking devices, the mislabeling of e-liquid products containing nicotine, and the sale of tobacco produ...
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2020-03-16
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HISB840EngrossAllows the elections commission to refer a complaint to the attorney general or county prosecutor in addition to any administrative determination and without the requirement that the commission believes the respondent has recklessly, knowingly, or in...
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2020-03-16
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HISB2420EngrossAuthorizes manslaughter prosecutions of persons who cause the death of another person by recklessly operating a motor vehicle with .08 or more grams of alcohol per two hundred ten liters of breath or .08 or more grams of alcohol per one hundred milli...
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2020-03-16
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HISB2241EngrossRequires the liquor commission to record all complaints against any licensee, regardless of whether the complaint is filed during or after the occurrence of the violation. Requires the liquor commission to review the history of complaints against any...
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2020-03-16
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HISB2033EngrossAmends the effect of finding a defendant charged with a misdemeanor or petty misdemeanor not involving violence or attempted violence unfit to proceed. Amends the requirements for fitness determination hearings, court-appointed examiners, and examina...
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2020-03-16
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HISB2148EngrossIncreases the amount of the fine that may be assessed against a noncandidate committee making only independent expenditures that has received at least one contribution of more than $10,000, or spent more than $10,000 in an election period, for campai...
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2020-03-16
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HISB2006EngrossEstablishes ranked choice voting for special federal elections and special elections of vacant county council seats. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2020-03-16
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HISB2953EngrossMakes clarifications regarding removal of unauthorized vessels on state property or in the waters of the State. Makes clarifications regarding the definition of an abandoned vessel. Changes the time limit to claim an unauthorized vessel that is impou...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
HISB2573EngrossRequires all public meetings of the board of regents to be recorded in live digital audio format by May 1, 2021, for standing committee meetings, and webcast live by September 1, 2021, for all regular board of regents meetings. Requires all recording...
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2020-03-16
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HISB2383EngrossRequires the department of public safety to review and update, at least annually, its policies and procedures governing the use of force, weapons, and equipment. Requires the law enforcement standards board to review the department's use of force tra...
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2020-03-16
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HISB2305EngrossProvides that a court may not grant continuances of an order to show cause hearing in domestic abuse cases, absent a finding of good cause. (SD1)
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2020-03-16
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HISB2664EngrossRequires the board of education to hold no less than six community forums annually, with at least one forum in each county. Requires the board to include an open forum for public comments on non-agenda items. Requires a report to the Legislature on i...
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2020-03-16
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HISB3151EngrossRequires that restrooms and toilet facilities of public amusement facilities constructed, renovated, retrofitted, or installed after 1/1/2021 have 2 female-use toilets for each male-use toilet or urinal.
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2020-03-16
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HISB2227EngrossEstablishes the offense of unlawful shipment of tobacco products. Includes e-liquid and electronic smoking devices within the definition of "tobacco products", as used in the cigarette tax and tobacco tax law. Increases the license fee for persons en...
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2020-03-16
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HISB2344EngrossExpands the provisions for a minor to consent to no-cost emergency shelter and related services to include requiring a provider to be licensed and in compliance with zoning and safety regulations. Requires DHS to make every effort to have a shelter f...
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2020-03-16
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HISB2619EngrossAppropriates funds as a subsidy to the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney for Hawaii County for the career criminal prosecution unit. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-03-16
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HISB2406EngrossRequires the police department of each county having a population of more than five hundred thousand to establish a working group to study the feasibility of purchasing and deploying explosion detection technology for the purpose of assisting in loca...
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2020-03-16
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HISB2180EngrossEstablishes an application and notification process for the consideration of executive pardons. (SD2)
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2020-03-16
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HISB2156EngrossAmends the offense of theft in the second degree to include theft of property commonly used to store items of personal or monetary value, including any purse, handbag, or wallet.
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2020-03-16
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