Hawaii State Legislature
2005 Legislative Session


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Report Title: Identification
Description: Provides for identification by means of DNA testing of all felons, and provides for less intrusive and more economical methods of testing. Requires DNA testing of each person arrested for a felony. Extends the statute of limitations in cases where DNA has been recovered as evidence. Provides for post-conviction DNA testing, and funding ($750,000) to implement the new DNA testing program.
Package: Governor
Introducer(s): BUNDA (BR)
Current Referral:JHW, WAM

Date Status Text
1/26/2005SPassed First Reading.
1/31/2005SReferred to JHW, WAM.
2/3/2005SThe committee on JHW has scheduled a public hearing on 02-08-05 at 9:45 am in conference room 229.
2/8/2005SThe committee on JHW deferred the measure until 02-11-05 at 9:00 am in conference room 229.
2/11/2005SThe committee(s) on JHW recommend(s) that the measure be HELD. The votes in JHW were as follows: 6 Aye(s): Senator(s) Hanabusa, Hee, Chun Oakland, English, Ihara, Whalen; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.

$ = Appropriation measure
ConAm = Constitutional Amendment