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SB1244 SD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO THE MODERNIZATION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE.
Report Title: Criminal Justice Reform; Pretrial Procedures; Bail; Judicial Council; Penal Code Review
Description: Defines serious crime as murder or attempted murder in the first degree or class A felony, or a call B or C felony involving violence of threat of violence. Allows the court to determine if bail may be denied where the charge is for a serious crime. Requires the judicial council to appoint a committee to review and recommend changes to the Hawaii penal code. Takes effect 7/1/25. (SD1)
Companion:  HB1079
Package: None
Current Referral: PSM, JDC
Introducer(s): NISHIHARA, ACASIO, CHANG, GABBARD, LEE, RHOADS, SAN BUENAVENTURA, English, Fevella, Kidani, Riviere, Shimabukuro

Sort by Date Status Text
1/27/2021SIntroduced.
1/27/2021SPassed First Reading.
1/29/2021SReferred to PSM, JDC.
2/5/2021SThe committee(s) on PSM has scheduled a public hearing on 02-09-21 1:20PM in conference room Via Videoconference.
2/9/2021SThe committee(s) on PSM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in PSM were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Nishihara, English, Baker, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Riviere.
2/17/2021SReported from PSM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 288) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to JDC.
2/17/2021SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC.
2/18/2021SThe committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-23-21 9:45AM; Via Videoconference.
2/23/2021SThe committee on JDC deferred the measure.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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SB1244 SD1






CommDate/Time/RoomNotice 
PSM 2/09/21 1:20P
Via Videoconference
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JDC 2/23/21 9:45A
Via Videoconference
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