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Legislative Update

The Judiciary submitted the following testimony to the 2018 Legislature:

Measure No. Title: Description Committee Hearing Date Testimony

January 2018

HB1667

Judiciary Package; Probation; Drug Paraphernalia; Housekeeping Amendment

JUD  1/25/18 View
HB1885 Family Court; Minors; Foster Custody; Tort Action HHS  1/25/18 View 
SB2273 Family Court; Minors; Foster Custody; Tort Action HMS  1/26/18 View 
SB2687 University of Hawai‘i; Hawaiian Language Translation of State Constitution; Appropriation HWN/HRE/ JDC 1/30/18 View
SB2814 Release of Misdemeanants PSM 1/30/18 View
SB2860 Pretrial Release; Court Appearance Reminder System; Risk Assessment PSM 1/30/18 View 
SB2208 Blind Persons; Parental Rights HMS 1/31/18 View

February 2018

HB1936
Environmental Courts; Original Jurisdiction; Parking Violations; Administrative Rules
JUD 2/1/18 View
HB1965 Veterans Treatment Court; Appropriation VMI 2/1/18 View
HB1996 Pretrial Release; Pretrial Risk Assessment; Bail PBS 2/1/18 View
HB2024 Gun Violence; Protective Orders JUD 2/1/18 View
HB2129 Abuse of Family or Household Members; Penalties; Degrees of Offense; Protective Orders; Enforcement; Family Court; Jurisdiction JUD 2/1/18 View
HB2221 Pretrial Release; Court Appearance Reminder System; Risk Assessment JUD  2/1/18 View
HB2387 Release of Misdemeanants PBS  2/1/18 View
SB2343 Abuse of Family or Household Members; Penalties; Degrees of Offense; Protective Orders; Enforcement; Family Court; Jurisdiction PSM 2/1/18 View
SB2790 Rights of Children in Foster Care HMS 2/5/18 View
HB1928 Blind Persons; Parental Rights HHS 2/6/18 View
HB2527 Rights of Children in Foster Care HHS 2/6/18 View
SB2511 Office of Language Access; Program Specialist Positions; Appropriation CPH 2/6/18 View
HB1965,HD1 Veterans Treatment Court; Appropriation  JUD 2/7/18 View
HB2242 Seniors; Senior Advocate Program; Judiciary; Feasibility Study HHS 2/7/18 View
HB2586 Hawaii Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable; Access to Justice; Attorney General JUD 2/7/18 View
HB2752 Community Court Outreach; Evaluation Study; Appropriation JUD 2/7/18 View
HB2077 Public Employee Training; Collective Bargaining LAB 2/8/18 View
HB1943 Office of Language Access; Program Specialist Positions; Appropriation  HHS 2/9/18  View
SB2749 Child Support Guidelines HMS

2/12/18

View
HB1668 Judiciary Package; District Court; Second Judicial Circuit; Judges JUD 2/13/18 View
HB2191 Courts; Appellate Jurisdiction JUD 2/13/18 View
HB2194 Courts; Supreme Court; Certified Questions JUD 2/13/18 View
HR21 Hawaii Chapter of the American Judicature Society; Hawaii State Bar Association; Role of the Judiciary JUD 2/13/98 View
SB2149 Judiciary Package; District Court; Second Judicial Circuit; Judges JDC 2/13/98 View
SB2150 Judiciary Package; Supplemental Appropriations; Budget JDC 2/13/98 View
SB2447 Environmental Courts; Original Jurisdiction; Parking Violations; Administrative Rules JDC 2/13/18 View
SB3018  Payment Plan; Driver’s License; Motor Vehicle Registration and Title JDC/TRE 2/13/18 View 
HB1943, HD1 Office of Language Access; Program Specialist Positions; Appropriation FIN 2/16/18 View
HB2077, HD1 Public Employee Training; Collective Bargaining FIN 2/22/18 View
HB2200, HD1 Public Safety; Workplace Violence; Restraining Orders JUD 2/22/18 View
HB2752 Community Court Outreach; Evaluation Study; Appropriation FIN 2/23/18 View
SB2150, SD1  Judiciary Package; Supplemental Appropriations; Budget WAM 2/23/18 View
SB2511, SD1 Office of Language Access; Program Specialist Positions; Appropriation WAM 2/23/18 View 
SB2749, SD1 Child Support Guidelines; Guidelines Reviewing Committee; Public Involvement JDC/WAM 2/23/18 View 
HB1936, HD1 Environmental Courts; Original Jurisdiction; Parking Violations; Administrative Rules FIN 2/27/18 View
HB2191, HD1 Courts; Appellate Jurisdiction FIN 2/27/18 View
HB2194, HD1 Courts; Supreme Court; Certified Questions FIN 2/27/18 View
SB2343, SD1 Abuse of Family or Household Members; Penalties; Degrees of Offense; Protective Orders; Enforcement; Family Court; Jurisdiction  JDC 2/27/18 View 
SB2790, SD1 Rights of Children in Foster Care JDC 2/27/18 View
SB1293, Proposed SD2 Corrections Population Management Commission; PSD; Judiciary WAM 2/28/18 View
SB2149, SD1 Judiciary Package; District Court; Second Judicial Circuit; Judges WAM 2/28/18 View
SB3079 Law Enforcement; Sheriff Division; Kona Unit; Permanent Lieutenant Position; Appropriation WAM 2/28/18 View

March 2018

HB1667, HD1 Judiciary Package; Probation; Drug Paraphernalia; Housekeeping Amendment JDC 3/13/18 View
SB2790, SD2 Rights of Children in Foster Care HHS 3/13/18 View
HB1943, HD1 Office of Language Access; Program Specialist Positions; Appropriation CPH 3/15/18 View
HB2077, HD1 Public Employee Training; Collective Bargaining LBR 3/15/18 View
SB2511, SD2 Office of Language Access; Program Specialist Positions; Appropriation HHS 3/15/18 View
HB1936, HD1 Environmental Courts; Original Jurisdiction; Parking Violations; Administrative Rules JDC 3/16/18 View
HB2752 Community Court Outreach; Evaluation Study; Appropriation JDC 3/16/18 View
SCR102 Requesting the Hawaii State Judiciary and Department of Human Services to Not Use Blindness as a Basis for Denying Parental Rights HMS  3/19/18 View
HCR81 / HR66 Requesting the Judiciary to Study the Feasibility of Opening Community Outreach Courts in Puna and Kau JUD  3/21/18 View
HCR141 / HR126 Urging the Department of Human Services and the Department of the Attorney General to Convene and Participate in the Hawaii Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable HHS 3/21/18 View
HCR162 / HR138 Requesting the Judiciary and Department of Human Services to Not Use Blindness as a Basis for Denying Parental Rights HHS 3/21/18 View
SB2149, SD2 Judiciary Package; District Court; Second Judicial Circuit; Judges JUD 3/21/18 View
SB2150, SD2 Judiciary Package; Supplemental Appropriations; Budget JUD 3/21/18 View
SB2343, SD2 Abuse of Family or Household Members; Penalties; Degrees of Offense; Protective Orders; Enforcement; Family Court; Jurisdiction JUD 3/21/18 View
SB2790, SD2, HD1 Rights of Children in Foster Care JUD 3/21/18 View
SB3079, SD1 Law Enforcement; Sheriff Division; Kona Unit; Permanent Lieutenant Position; Appropriation LBR/PBS 3/22/18 View
HB2200, HD1 Public Safety; Workplace Violence; Restraining Orders LBR 3/27/18 View
HCR107 / HR93 Prosecutors; Victim Protocols  JUD 3/27/18 View
HCR108 / HR96 State Priority; Limited English Proficiency; Services LAB 3/27/18 View
HCR199 Gender Equity; Judicial Vacancies JUD 3/27/18 View
SB2150, SD2, HD1 Judiciary Package; Supplemental Appropriations; Budget FIN 3/28/18 View
SB2790, SD2, HD2 Rights of Children in Foster Care FIN 3/28/18 View
SB2619, SD2, HD1 Aeronautics; Administrative Rules; Penalties JUD 3/29/18 View

April 2018

HB2021, HD2, SD1 Individuals with Severe Mental Illness; Homeless; Facility; Appropriation; Department of Human Services; Department of Health; Assisted Community Treatment Order; Court Ordered Guardianship WAM 4/3/18 View
HB2077, HD1 Public Employee Training; Collective Bargaining WAM 4/3/18 View
HB2277, HD1, SD1 Department of Human Services; Child Welfare Services; East Hawaii Service Section; Caseload; Appropriation WAM 4/3/18 View
SB2511, SD2, HD1 Office of Language Access; Program Specialist Positions; Appropriation FIN 4/3/18 View
HB1936, HD1, SD1 Environmental Courts; Original Jurisdiction; Parking Violations; Administrative Rules WAM 4/4/18 View
HB1943, HD1, SD1 Office of Language Access; Program Specialist Positions; Appropriation WAM 4/4/18 View
HCR141 / HR126 Hawaii Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable  JUD 4/4/18 View
HCR162, HD1 / HR138, HD1 Right to Parent; Blind Person JUD 4/4/18 View
HB1999, HD2, SD1 Training; Native Hawaiian and Hawaiian Rights; Office of Hawaiian Affairs; Appropriation WAM 4/5/18 View
HB2176, HD2, SD1 Alternative Learning Schools; Appropriation WAM 4/5/18 View