Bills Pending Hawaii Senate Judiciary Committee

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HIHCR143Engross

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Urging The Judiciary To Partner With Supporting Agencies And Request Grant Funds Under The Victims Of Crime Act To Establish And Support A Restorative Justice Program In Each County To Allow Victims And Offenders An Opportunity To Participate In Rest...
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2022-04-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1453Engross

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Specifies that refusing to provide identifying information to a police officer when being detained for a traffic offense is a petty misdemeanor. Effective 1/1/2222. (HD1)
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2022-04-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISR49Intro

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Requesting The Judiciary To Permanently Provide An Option Allowing Petitioners Of Temporary Restraining Orders To Remotely Testify For Those Hearings.
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2022-04-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISCR54Intro

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Requesting The Judiciary To Permanently Provide An Option Allowing Petitioners Of Temporary Restraining Orders To Remotely Testify For Those Hearings.
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2022-04-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2177Engross

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Expands the department of taxation's authority to require electronic filings. Requires certain tax return preparers to file returns electronically. Repeals the authorization to require electronic funds transfer or electronic filing if the federal gov...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2069Engross

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Establishes procedures for the custody, inventory, and care of protocol gifts received by members of either house of the legislature or state employees. Effective 7/1/2112. (SD1)
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2022-04-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISCR129Intro

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Requesting The Hawaii Civil Rights Commission To Clarify Claims Within The Scope Of The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act.
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2022-03-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISCR60Intro

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Committing To Provide Greater Public Access To The Legislative Process By Adopting Rules To Allow For Virtual Testimony, Hearing Recordings, And Internet Broadcasts Of Hearings Beyond Periods Of Catastrophic Events.
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2022-03-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISR55Intro

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Committing To Provide Greater Public Access To The Legislative Process By Adopting Rules To Allow For Virtual Testimony, Hearing Recordings, And Internet Broadcasts Of Hearings Beyond Periods Of Catastrophic Events.
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2022-03-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1584Engross

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Updates the list of federal agencies whose law enforcement officers may make arrests for certain offenses under state law by adding United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Homeland Security Investigations and deleting United States Citizens...
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2022-03-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB957Engross

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Establishes the Hawaii State Fusion Center as a program under the Office of Homeland Security as described in chapter 128A, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Establishes the position of Hawaii State Fusion Center Director. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2022-03-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2293Engross

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Codifies the Prevent Suicide Hawaii Task Force and requires it to develop annual recommendations to the Legislature to reduce suicide by twenty-five per cent by 2025. Dissolves the task force on 1/1/2026. (SD1)
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2022-03-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1585Engross

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Clarifies that the powers granted for emergency purposes shall not be inconsistent with the state constitution. Provides parameters for the duration of suspension of laws and requires justification for the suspension. Authorizes the governor to requi...
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2022-03-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1415Engross

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Establishes a program within the Hawaii state fusion center to train, establish, and operate threat assessment teams, including for educational institutions. Appropriates moneys. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD2)
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2022-03-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1562Engross

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Adds the director of Hawaii P-20 Partnerships for Education as an ex officio, nonvoting member to the early learning board. Effective 7/1/2051. (SD1)
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2022-03-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2034Engross

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Amends the membership of the Hawaii Community Development Authority by removing the county council as the nominating authority for the community development district representatives, removing one at-large member, reducing the number of district resid...
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2022-03-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2118Engross

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Codifies the existing Hawaii state cybersecurity program, administered by the office of homeland security in partnership with specified entities, to oversee cybersecurity and cyber resiliency matters. Eliminates the state cybersecurity, economic, edu...
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2022-03-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2084Engross

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Allows landowners and lessees of important agricultural lands to apply to the counties to develop, construct, and maintain farm cluster housing on the lands for rent to farmers and farm employees who actively and currently farm on the land, subject t...
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2022-03-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2444Engross

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Conditions the authority of a county whose population is greater than five hundred thousand to exercise state housing powers upon a county's continued compliance with provisions regarding the acceptance of the dedication of infrastructure and public ...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2037Engross

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Requires the Director of the Office of Information Practices to provide either a ruling or guidance in writing on open records responses and open meetings complaints. Defines "guidance", "opinion", and "ruling". Effective 1/1/2023. (SD1)
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1478Engross

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Requires property owners of residential real property to disclose, as part of the mandatory seller disclosures in real estate transactions, whether the installed smoke alarm is in accordance with existing building or residential codes based on inform...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1739Engross

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Clarifies that the comprehensive offender reentry system provides programs and services that result in the timely release of inmates on parole when the minimum term, rather than the maximum term, has been served by the inmate. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD...
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2022-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2344Engross

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Creates a good time credit system, by which criminal a defendant on probation may reduce their time on probation through compliance with conditions of probation. Requires probation officers to conduct formal reviews of a defendant's progress halfway ...
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2022-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISCR101Intro

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Requesting The Office Of Elections To Establish A Working Group To Conduct A Study On The Implications Of Changing The Minimum Voting Age In Hawaii To Expand Voter Participation.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISCR202Intro

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Urging The City And County Of Honolulu To More Vigorously Enforce Existing Trespass Laws.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISR184Intro

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Requesting The United States Congress, Postal Regulatory Commission, And United States Postal Service To Take Any Actions Necessary For The United States Postal Service To Lease To Private Businesses Advertising Space On Postal Property.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISCR190Intro

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Requesting The Legislative Reference Bureau To Conduct A Study Of Potential Positive And Negative Consequences Of Implementing Term Limits For Members Of The Legislature.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISR180Intro

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Requesting The Legislative Reference Bureau To Conduct A Study Of Potential Positive And Negative Consequences Of Implementing Term Limits For Members Of The Legislature.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISR89Intro

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Requesting The Office Of Elections To Establish A Working Group To Conduct A Study On The Implications Of Changing The Minimum Voting Age In Hawaii To Expand Voter Participation.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISR181Intro

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Requesting The Legislative Reference Bureau To Conduct A Study On The Benefits And Drawbacks Of Implementing A Unicameral Legislature In Hawaii.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISCR191Intro

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Requesting The Legislative Reference Bureau To Conduct A Study On The Benefits And Drawbacks Of Implementing A Unicameral Legislature In Hawaii.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISR188Intro

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Urging Members Of The United States Congress To Enact Federal Legislation Granting Statehood To The People Of Washington, D.c.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISCR187Intro

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Requesting The United States Congress, Postal Regulatory Commission, And United States Postal Service To Take Any Actions Necessary For The United States Postal Service To Lease To Private Businesses Advertising Space On Postal Property.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISR79Intro

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Urging The Judiciary To Partner With Supporting Agencies And Request Grant Funds Under The Victims Of Crime Act To Establish And Support A Restorative Justice Program In Each County To Allow Victims And Offenders An Opportunity To Participate In Rest...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISCR89Intro

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Urging The Judiciary To Partner With Supporting Agencies And Request Grant Funds Under The Victims Of Crime Act To Establish And Support A Restorative Justice Program In Each County To Allow Victims And Offenders An Opportunity To Participate In Rest...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISR195Intro

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Urging The City And County Of Honolulu To More Vigorously Enforce Existing Trespass Laws.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2073Engross

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Makes appropriations and approves payments for claims against the State, its officers, and its employees. (HD1)
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2022-03-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1965Engross

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Restricts civil asset forfeiture to specific, limited cases. Raises the burden of proof for property forfeiture to clear and convincing evidence. Authorizes the use of certain forfeited property by local or state agencies for a limited time. Directs ...
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2022-03-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2025Engross

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Provides that the mandatory disclosure of the names of persons who are physically with a board member attending a remote board meeting applies only to the disclosure of the names of adults, and not minors, who are physically with the board member at ...
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2022-03-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1878Engross

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Requires the legislative reference bureau to conduct a study to consider if the Hawaii supreme court should be a single term like the United States Supreme Court. Requires a report to the legislature. (HD1)
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2022-03-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISCR66Intro

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Urging State Boards To Facilitate Remote Participation In Board Meetings And Provide Board Packets In Advance Of Board Meetings.
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2022-03-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1462Engross

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Clarifies applicable reimbursement to the State or a defendant for expert witness fees, as it pertains to testimony, preparation, and in-court attendance in state court criminal proceedings. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2022-03-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1490Engross

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Establishes a civil penalty for failure to respond to an inquiry or request for information during a state tax examination or investigation. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2022-03-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1866Engross

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Amends the procedures under which a blood, urine, or breath test is administered in the event of certain vehicular collisions. Prohibits state courts from vacating any conviction for a crime that was committed before 12/5/2016, if the only basis for ...
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2022-03-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISR60Intro

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Urging State Boards To Facilitate Remote Participation In Board Meetings And Provide Board Packets In Advance Of Board Meetings.
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2022-03-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1580Engross

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Specifies under the Hawaii Rules of Evidence that a court may order that the testimony of witnesses be taken through a live two-way video connection in certain circumstances. Effective 1/1/2222. (HD1)
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2022-03-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2303Engross

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Clarifies the legislature's intent regarding internal deliberative and pre-decisional materials of government agencies. Specifies that certain deliberative and pre-decisional materials that are a direct part of a government agency's internal decision...
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2022-03-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB2538Intro

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Establishes a criminal statute for the criminal destruction of a tree on state or county property punishable as a misdemeanor.
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2022-02-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB1277Intro

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Establishes the environmental justice mapping task force and an advisory council to develop high-quality data relating to environmental justice concerns, identify environmental justice communities, and devise a method to correct for racist and unjust...
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2022-02-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB3155Intro

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Changes the number of terms that should expire each year from three to two. Adjusts the terms of Board of Regents members appointed between 2022-2026 to realign the number of terms scheduled to expire each year. Reduces the number of board members fr...
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2022-02-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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