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Legislative Update

The Judiciary submitted the following testimony to the 2019 Legislature:

Measure No. Title: Description Committee Hearing Date Testimony

January 2019

HB506 Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; DOE; Alternative Schools; Juvenile Justice System; At-Risk Youth; Appropriation LHE 1/29/19 View
HB491 Abuse of Family or Household Members; Penalties; Protective Orders; Enforcement; Pilot Project HSH 1/30/19 View
HB653 Land Court; Partition; Priority WLH 1/30/19 View
SB210 Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights; Involuntary Suspension of Parental Rights; Sexual Assault HMS 1/30/19 View

February 2019

HB634 Restorative Justice; Pilot Program; Judiciary; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Appropriation PVM 2/1/19 View
HB903 Hardship Program; Driver’s License; Motor Vehicle Registration and Title JUD 2/1/19 View
HB1061 Criminal Procedure; Eyewitness Identification; Remedies JUD 2/1/19 View
SB3 Guardianship; Incapacitated Persons; Petition Respondent; Court-Appointed Attorney JDC 2/1/19 View
SB130 Civil Legal Services; Judiciary; Appropriation JDC 2/1/19 View
SB449 Child Abuse; Attorney General; Investigation Unit; Expedited Criminal Proceedings; Uniform Child Witness Testimony by Alternative Methods Act HMS 2/1/19 View
SB790 Child Abuse; Attorney General; Investigation Unit; Expedited Criminal Proceedings; Uniform Child Witness Testimony by Alternative Methods Act (deleted from hearing notice on 2/4/19) HMS 2/4/19 View
HB369 Court Proceedings; Constitutional and Statutory Claims; Legislature; Standing to Intervene JUD 2/5/19 View
HB1260 ERS; Judges LAB 2/5/19 View
SB860 Court Proceedings; Constitutional and Statutory Claims; Legislature; Standing to Intervene JDC 2/5/19 View
SB1018 Keiki Caucus; Hawaii Zero to Three Court; Appropriation JDC 2/5/19 View
SB1286 Raises the district courts’ jurisdictional limit for civil actions involving specific performance. JDC 2/5/19 View
SB1421 Criminal Pretrial Reform; Criminal Pretrial Practices and Procedures; Criminal Pretrial Task Force PSM 2/5/19 View
SB1464 AG; JUD; DOH; Judicial Proceedings; Assisted Community Treatment; Petitions; Appropriations JDC 2/5/19 View
SB1538 Bail; Reasonable Amounts; Financial Circumstances PSM 2/5/19 View
SB1539 Criminal Pretrial Practices; Right to Prompt Bail Hearing PSM 2/5/19 View
SB1540 Corrections; Department of Public Safety; Intake Service Centers; Pretrial Risk Assessments PSM 2/5/19 View
HB175 OHA Package; Office of Hawaiian Affairs; Courts; Unsecured Bail PVM 2/6/19 View
HB510 Judiciary Package; Appropriations; Budget JUD 2/6/19 View
HB786 Mental Health Evaluations; Fitness to Proceed; Involuntary Commitment PVM 2/6/19 View
HB1289 Criminal Pretrial Reform; Criminal Pretrial Practices and Procedures; Criminal Pretrial Task Force PVM 2/6/19 View
HB1436 Pretrial Release; Court Appearance Reminder System; Risk Assessment PVM 2/6/19 View
HB353 Family Court; Supreme Court; Direct Appeal JUD 2/7/19 View
HB512 Judiciary Package; Children’s Justice Program; Purpose; Confidentiality JUD 2/7/19 View
HB513 Judiciary Package; Intermediate Court of Appeals; Panels; Substitute Judges JUD 2/7/19 View
HB1261 Judicial Proceedings; Contested Case Hearings; Supreme Court; Expedited Review JUD 2/7/19 View
HB1452 Hawaiʻi Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable; Civil Legal Services JUD 2/7/19 View
SB187 Judiciary Package; District Court Judges; First Circuit; Second Circuit JDC 2/7/19 View
SB192 OHA Package; Office of Hawaiian Affairs; Courts; Unsecured Bail JDC 2/7/19 View
SB416 Judicial Proceedings; Contested Case Hearings; Supreme Court; Expedited Review  JDC 2/7/19 View
SB1079, Proposed SD1 Deferred Maintenance; Task Force; Backlog; Appropriation GVO 2/7/19 View
SB1117 Jury Duty; Exemptions; Emergency Management PSM 2/7/19 View
SB1466 Firearms; Gun Violence; Protective Orders PSM 2/7/19 View
HB878 Jury Duty; Exemptions; Emergency Management PVM 2/8/19 View
SB1051 Individuals with Severe Mental Illness; Individuals with Severe Co-occurring Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders; Homeless; Facility; DHS; DOH; Court-ordered Assisted Community Treatment; Court-ordered Guardianship; Appropriation HMS/CPH 2/8/19 View
SB1422 Law Enforcement; Police; Discretion; Citation; Class C Felony PSM/JDC 2/8/19 View
SB1423 Bail Posting; Payment; Law Enforcement; Pre-trial Defendants; Detention; Release PSM/JDC 2/8/19 View
HB388 Keiki Caucus; Hawaii Zero to Three Court; Appropriation JUD 2/11/19 View
HB491, HD1 Abuse of Family or Household Members; Penalties; Protective Orders; Enforcement; Pilot Project JUD 2/11/119 View
SB1154 Landlord-tenant Code; Landlords; Holdover Tenants; Summary Possession Proceedings; Writ of Possession CPH 2/11/19 View
SB1532 Landlord and Tenant Courts; Jurisdiction; Appeals CPH 2/11/19 View
HB509 Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Criminal Procedure; Dismissal; Court Congestion JUD 2/12/19 View
HB511 Judiciary Package; District Court Judges; First Circuit; Second Circuit JUD 2/12/19 View
HB1164 Deferred Maintenance; Task Force; Backlog; Appropriation  LAB 2/12/19 View
HB1311 Constitutional Amendment; Justices; Judges; Senate Consent Procedures; Term Renewals JUD 2/12/19 View
HB1478 Judiciary; Uniform Information Practices Act; Public Records JUD 2/12/19 View
SB130 Civil Legal Services; Judiciary; Appropriation WAM 2/12/19 View
SB414 Criminal Procedure; Eyewitness Identification; Remedies JDC 2/12/19 View
HB175, HD1 OHA Package; Office of Hawaiian Affairs; Courts; Unsecured Bail JUD 2/13/19 View
HB506, HD1 Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; DOE; Alternative Schools; Juvenile Justice System; At-Risk Youth; Appropriation JUD 2/13/19 View
HB653, HD1 Land Court; Partition; Priority JUD 2/13/19 View
HB1543 Gun Violence; Protective Orders PVM 2/13/19 View
SB164 Hawaii State Association of Counties Package; Uncontested Traffic Fines; Transfer to Counties TRS/PSM 2/13/19 View
HB713, HD1 Homeless Employment Grant Program; Appropriation LAB 2/14/19 View
HB1436, HD1 Pretrial Release; Court Appearance Reminder System; Risk Assessment JUD 2/14/19 View
SB723 Uniform Parentage Act; Filings; Minutes; Judiciary; Website; Attorney General; Siblings; Combined Case JDC 2/14/19 View
SB917 Land Court; Proof of Name; Name Change GVO/WTL 2/14/19 View
SB1047 Abuse of Family or Household Members; Penalties; Degrees of Offense; Protective Orders; Enforcement; Pilot Project JDC 2/14/19 View
HB786, HD1 Mental Health Evaluations; Fitness to Proceed; Involuntary Commitment JUD 2/19/19 View
HB878, HD1 Jury Duty; Exemptions; Emergency Management JUD 2/19/19 View
SB1079, SD1 Asset Management; Task Force; Deferred Maintenance; Backlog; Appropriation WAM 2/19/19 View
SB1453 Judiciary; Uniform Information Practices Act; Public Records JDC 2/20/19 View
SB1539 Criminal Pretrial Practices; Right to Prompt Bail Hearing JDC 2/20/19 View
HB295 Domestic Abuse; Emotional Abuse; Insurance Policies; Protective Orders CPC/JUD 2/21/19 View
HB713, HD1 Homeless Employment Grant Program; Appropriation FIN           2/21/19 View
HB903, HD1 Judiciary; Task Force; Financial Hardship FIN 2/21/19 View
HB1289, HD2 Criminal Pretrial Reform; Criminal Pretrial Practices and Procedures; Criminal Pretrial Task Force FIN 2/21/19 View
HB1452 Hawaii Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable; Civil Legal Services FIN 2/21/19 View
SB187, SD1 Judiciary Package; District Court Judges; First Circuit; Second Circuit; Appropriation WAM 2/21/19 View
SB188 Judiciary Package; Children’s Justice Program; Purpose; Confidentiality JDC 2/21/19 View
SB189 Judiciary Package; Intermediate Court of Appeals; Panels; Substitute Judges JDC 2/21/19 View
SB866 Decree of Foreclosure; Final Judgment; Minute Order; Appeals; Order Confirming Sale JDC 2/21/19 View
SB1466, SD1 Firearms; Gun Violence; Protective Orders JDC 2/22/19 View
HB510, HD1 Judiciary Package; Appropriations; Budget FIN 2/25/19 View
SB1464, SD1 AG; JUD; Department of Health; Judicial Proceedings; Assisted Community Treatment; Petitions; Appropriations WAM 2/28/19 View

March 2019

SB1286 District Courts; Civil Actions; Jurisdiction; Specific Performance WAM 3/1/19 View
SB723, SD1 Uniform Parentage Act; Filings; Minutes; Judiciary; Website; Attorney General; Siblings; Combined Case JUD 3/11/19 View
HB713, HD1 Homeless Employment Grant Program; Appropriation HMS 3/11/19 View
HB903, HD1 Judiciary; Task Force; Financial Hardship JDC 3/12/19 View
HB1289, HD2 Criminal Pretrial Reform; Criminal Pretrial Practices and Procedures; Criminal Pretrial Task Force PSM 3/12/19 View
SB192, SD1 OHA Package; Office of Hawaiian Affairs; Courts; Unsecured Bail PVM 3/13/19 View
SB1047, SD1 Abuse of Family or Household Members; Penalties; Enforcement; Pilot Project HSH 3/13/19 View
SB1422 Law Enforcement; Police; Discretion; Citation; Class C Felony PVM 3/13/19 View
SB1423 Bail Posting; Payment; Law Enforcement; Pre-trial Defendants; Detention; Release PVM 3/13/19 View
SB1494, SD2 Behavioral Health Care; Continuum of Care; Substance Abuse; Mental Health; Homelessness; Working Group; Appropriation HLT/HSH 3/13/19 View
HB295, HD1 Domestic Abuse; Emotional Abuse; Insurance Policies; Protective Orders JDC 3/14/19 View
HB878, HD1 Jury Duty; Exemptions; Emergency Management PSM 3/14/19 View
SB130, SD1 Civil Legal Services; Judiciary; Appropriation JUD 3/14/19 View
SB187, SD2 Judiciary Package; District Court Judges; First Circuit; Second Circuit; Appropriation JUD 3/14/19 View
SB1079, SD2 Asset Management; Task Force; Deferred Maintenance; Backlog; Appropriation LAB 3/14/19 View
SB1286, SD1 District Courts; Civil Actions; Jurisdiction; Specific Performance JUD 3/14/19 View
SB1342 Probate Code; Donative Transfers; Restrictions JUD 3/14/19 View
HB510, HD2 Judiciary Package; Appropriations; Budget JDC 3/15/19 View
HB1261, HD1 Judicial Proceedings; Contested Case Hearings; Supreme Court; Expedited Review JDC 3/15/19 View
HB1452, HD1 Hawaii Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable; Civil Legal Services JDC 3/15/19 View
SB1466, SD2 Firearms; Gun Violence; Protective Orders PVM 3/15/18 View
SB227, SD12, HD1 Immigrants; Immigration Proceedings; Legal Counsel; Judiciary; Appropriation JUD 3/18/19 View
HB1383, HD2 Marijuana; Decriminalization; Dismissal of Charges; Expungement JDC/PSM 3/19/19 View
SB471, SD2 Homelessness; Housing; Department of Health; Department of Human Services; Appropriations HSH/HSG 3/19/19 View
SB189, SD1 Judiciary Package; Intermediate Court of Appeals; Panels; Substitute Judges JUD 3/21/19 View
SB192, SD1, HD1 OHA Package; Office of Hawaiian Affairs; Courts; Unsecured Bail JUD 3/21/19 View
SB1539, SD1 Criminal Pretrial Practices; Right to Prompt Bail Hearing JUD 3/21/19 View
SCR121 Fellowship; Pilot Program; State Job; Training; Department of Human Resources Development LCA/GVO 3/21/19 View
SB2, Proposed HD1 Criminal Defense
JUD 3/27/19 View
SB471, SD2, HD1 Homelessness; HPHA; Department of Human Services; Appropriations FIN 3/27/19 View
HB510, HD2, SD1 Judiciary Package; Appropriations; Budget FIN 3/28/19 View
HB1552, HD2, SD1 Hawaii Correctional System Oversight Commission WAM 3/28/19 View
SB130, SD1 Civil Legal Services; Judiciary; Appropriation FIN 3/28/19 View
SB723, SD1, HD1 Uniform Parentage Act; Filings; Minutes; Judiciary; Website; Attorney General; Siblings; Combined Case FIN 3/28/19 View
SB192, SD1, HD2 Criminal Pretrial Reform; Criminal Pretrial Practices and Procedures; Criminal Pretrial Task Force; Courts; Unsecured Bail FIN 3/29/19 View
SB1539, SD1 Criminal Pretrial Practices; Right to Prompt Bail Hearing FIN

3/29/19

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April 2019

SCR121, SD1 Fellowship; Pilot Program; State Job; Training; Department of Human Resources Development WAM 4/1/19 View
HB89, HD2, SD1 Fireworks; Disposal; Fines; Separate Offenses; Honolulu Police Department; Appropriation JDC/WAM 4/3/19 View
HB1261, HD1, SD1 Judicial Proceedings; Contested Case Hearings; Supreme Court; Expedited Review WAM 4/3/19 View
SB187, SD2 Judiciary Package; District Court Judges; First Circuit; Second Circuit; Appropriation FIN 4/3/19 View