Bills Pending Hawaii House Judiciary Committee

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HIHB2109IntroIncreases certain penalties for the crimes of assault, burglary, criminal property damage, and theft by one grade.
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2294IntroUpdates the laws regarding notaries public including the following: to conform to the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (2018) (RULONA), the Hawaii Uniform Electronic Transactions Act, other state notary laws, and current notary practices.
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2550IntroMakes decisions of the family court appealable to the supreme court instead of the intermediate court of appeals. Requires the supreme court to render a final decision on appeals from family court orders within 180 days. Encourages a reduction in the...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2128IntroMakes housekeeping amendments to Hawaii's elections laws to clarify and improve the administration of elections by mail.
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2237IntroEstablishes the Drug Disposal Program, administered by the Department of the Attorney General, to dispose of prescription and over-the-counter drugs in a safe, secure, and environmentally friendly manner. Establishes the Drug Disposal Special Fund an...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2592IntroAppropriate funds for staff positions in the Department of the Attorney General's organized crime unit.
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2127IntroAuthorizes the issuance of a temporary license to solemnize marriage and allows solemnization by any individual at least eighteen years of age.
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2378IntroRequires counties to expedite demolition permits for vacant and abandoned residential homes. Allows the department of taxation to seek sale of the property through non-judicial foreclosure of vacant and abandoned residential properties with outstandi...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2574IntroImposes a 1% crime prevention reward fee on all persons required to pay a fine for a penal offense. Establishes the crime prevention reward special fund to compensate individuals for the truthful reporting of penal offenses. Establishes the crime pre...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2295IntroAllows the Department of the Attorney General to have law enforcement vehicles, with colored lights, that are recognized authorized emergency vehicles.
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2020-01-27
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HIHB1785IntroAppropriates supplemental funds for the Judiciary for the fiscal biennium beginning 7/1/2019, and ending 6/30/2021.
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2020-01-27
[Hearing: Jan 29 @ 2:05 pm]
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HIHB2479IntroProvides reimbursement of reasonable legal costs to defendants charged with an offense under certain sections of the Penal Code if the defendant is found not guilty because the use of force upon or toward another person is justifiable because of self...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2549IntroRequires the language and meaning of any proposed constitutional amendment and ratification question to be simple, concise, and direct. Allows the presiding officers of the Legislature to request a written opinion of the Supreme Court regarding the l...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2642IntroClarifies what constitutes reasonable proof for a personal injury protection benefits claim under a motor vehicle insurance policy. Blanks out amount of interest charged on unpaid personal injury protection benefits claims. Establishes a monthly pena...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2571IntroCreates the offense of theft of a bicycle as a class C felony.
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2476IntroProhibits the release, outdoors, of balloons made of electrically conductive material and filled with a gas lighter than air, as part of any public or civic event, promotional activity, or product advertisement.
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2607IntroEstablishes the offense of urinating or defecating in public within business districts.
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2072IntroAmends the state constitution to provide for direct initiative, popular referendum, and recall.
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2575IntroRequires the office of elections to establish a pilot program requiring candidates for county election to take the civics practice test published by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. Requires the office of elections to publish w...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2270IntroClassifies as first-degree sexual assault the sexual penetration of a child under 12 by a person 18 or older and mandates a 10-year minimum term of imprisonment without the possibility of parole. Establishes residency restrictions for persons who mus...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2122IntroImposes a criminal penalty on any parent, guardian, or person having custody or control of a minor that offers or agrees for consideration for the purpose of another person having sexual conduct with the minor. Imposes a criminal penalty on any perso...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2545IntroPrecludes aggrieved persons from filing additional appeals with the supreme court arising in contested case hearings of the commission on water resource management, land use commission, public utilities commission, Hawaii community development author...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2231IntroRequires that a mother be informed of whether her fetus has a detectable heartbeat prior to consenting to an abortion. Provides for criminal penalties against a physician or surgeon who performs an abortion without obtaining informed consent relating...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2232IntroProhibits certain individuals who, as a minor, were diagnosed with behavioral, emotional, or mental disorders or adjudicated by the family court to have committed a certain number of crimes of violence from owning firearms unless the person has been ...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2082IntroReinstates the protection for the public by repealing the decriminalization of the possession of three grams or less of marijuana and re-establishes the classification of a petty misdemeanor to deter the harm marijuana causes.
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2738IntroProhibits foreign nationals and foreign corporations from making independent expenditures. Requires every corporation that contributes or expends funds in a state election to file a statement of certification regarding its limited foreign influence. ...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2745IntroLimits the government use of face surveillance except in certain circumstances. Limits the private use of face surveillance unless the subject of the face surveillance has given consent.
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2290IntroRemoves the statute of limitations for sex trafficking offenses.
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2474IntroAmends the definition of "emergency worker" in the Penal Code to include communications dispatchers.
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2379IntroGrants exclusive original jurisdiction in matters of annulment, divorce, and separation and other certain cases to the family court of the circuit in which an applicant is domiciled at the time the application is filed. Repeals the requirement that a...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2377IntroAdds the University of Hawaii to the list of agencies that are authorized to conduct criminal history record checks on current or prospective employees, including student employees and contractors and their employees, whose positions or duties are re...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2613IntroRequires the Campaign Spending Commission to conduct a study of provisions within the Hawaii Revised Statutes and the Hawaii Administrative Rules relating to campaign finance. Requires public hearings on findings and recommendations developed from th...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2730IntroCodifies the courts' option to sentence defendants to probation under pilot programs, including HOPE. Authorizes current impaired offenders to convert the remainder of their terms. Authorizes courts to seal the criminal records of impaired offenders ...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2360IntroUpdates chapter 329, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to make it consistent with amendments in the federal controlled substances law as required under section 329-11.
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2573IntroAuthorizes a prosecution for sex trafficking to be commenced at any time.
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2675IntroRequires an appellate court to conduct a hearing when a conflict of interest pertaining to a judge or justice is alleged by motion of a party to any suit, action, or proceeding of the appellate court.
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2735IntroRequires nomination paper filing fees to be deposited into the Hawaii election campaign fund. Increases the amount of public funds available to candidates who agree to expenditure limits. Adjusts the signature requirement and fee amount for nominatio...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2710IntroPermits a law enforcement officer to search a person convicted of violating certain temporary restraining orders or protective orders, including the person's motor vehicle and the person's residence, for firearms without obtaining a search warrant if...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2572IntroShort form bill relating to privacy.
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2722IntroClarifies that law enforcement may enter private property to enforce EV parking space violations.
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2650IntroAmends or repeals various provisions of the Hawaii Revised Statutes or the Session Laws of Hawaii for the purposes of correcting errors and references, clarifying language, or deleting obsolete or unnecessary provisions.
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2581IntroCreates a new offense, promoting a dangerous drug in the fourth degree, for possession of any amount of any dangerous drug, as a misdemeanor. Amends promoting a dangerous drug in the third degree to possessing 1/16 ounce of specified dangerous drugs....
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2289IntroClarifies that the State shall be exclusively liable for claims for injury or loss of property, or personal injury or death, resulting from the negligent or wrongful act or omission of any professionally licensed or certified employee of the State wh...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2534IntroAppropriates funds for the Career Criminal Prosecution Unit of the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney of the County of Hawaii.
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2749IntroRequires the offices of the prosecuting attorney of the respective counties to collect and publish certain data relating to criminal defendants and prosecutorial decision-making. Requires governor to establish a prosecutorial transparency advisory bo...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2293IntroClarifies membership and certain powers and duties of the Law Enforcement Standards Board, establishes new deadlines for the completion of board responsibilities, and provides appropriate funds and resources to enable the board to accomplish its miss...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2481IntroIncreases the maximum civil fine for littering on a public highway from $500 to $1,000. Increases the maximum civil penalty for violations of litter control from $500 to $1,000. Increases the criminal fine for the offense of criminal littering from $...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2069IntroProhibits civil asset forfeiture unless the covered offense is a felony for which the property owner has been convicted. Excludes the forfeiture proceedings for an animal pending criminal charges. Requires the Attorney General to deposit the net proc...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2380IntroMakes an appropriation to the judiciary to contract with nonprofit organizations to provide legal assistance and legal counsel to immigrants in determining legal status and citizenship, provide diversion to existing services, and otherwise provide co...
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2020-01-27
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HIHB2272IntroAmends the offense of solicitation of a minor for prostitution by specifying that the act of offering or agreeing to any type of consideration, rather than payment of a fee, constitutes solicitation of a minor. Makes solicitation of a minor a class B...
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2020-01-27
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