THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY AND LABOR

Senator Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran, Chair

Senator Maile S.L. Shimabukuro, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

TIME:

9:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 016

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

A G E N D A

 

 

SB 1208

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Authorizes the employees' retirement system board of trustees to hold a meeting closed to the public to discuss or decide upon certain matters.

 

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SB 1012

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT.

Allows an employee who has suffered a tangible adverse employment action resulting from a supervisor's discriminatory actions to sue the employee's employer.  Allows an employer to raise an affirmative defense.

 

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SB 1210

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PUBLIC AGENCY MEETINGS.

Allows more than two members of a board to discuss official board business as long as no commitment to vote is made and the number of members do not constitute a quorum of the board.

 

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SB 1156

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO STATUTORY REVISION:  AMENDING OR REPEALING VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE HAWAII REVISED STATUTES AND THE SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII FOR THE PURPOSES OF CORRECTING ERRORS AND REFERENCES, CLARIFYING LANGUAGE, AND DELETING OBSOLETE OR UNNECESSARY PROVISIONS.

Amending or repealing various provisions of the Hawaii Revised Statutes and the Session Laws of Hawaii for the purposes of correcting errors and references, clarifying language, and deleting obsolete or unnecessary provisions.

 

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SB 1022

      Status & Testimony

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO REPEAL THE ONE-YEAR MINIMUM HAWAII RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT TO QUALIFY FOR APPOINTMENT PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V, SECTION 6, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.

Proposes a constitutional amendment to repeal the minimum one-year Hawaii residency requirement for appointment as an executive of a principal department pursuant to article V, section 6, of the Constitution of the State of Hawaii.

 

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SB 615

      Status & Testimony

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE VI, SECTION 3, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.

Proposes a constitutional amendment to provide that the senate receive written notice of the governor's or the chief justice's appointment, as applicable, to fill a vacancy in the office of chief justice, supreme court, intermediate appellate court, circuit courts, and district courts concurrently with the appointment.

 

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SB 242

      Status & Testimony

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III, SECTION 15, OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION TO ALLOW ELECTRONIC COPIES, AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO PRINTED COPIES, OF A BILL TO BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR MEMBERS OF A HOUSE IN WHICH THE BILL IS BEING VOTED UPON FOR THIRD OR FINAL READING IN FULFILLMENT OF THE FORTY-EIGHT HOUR AVAILABILITY REQUIREMENT.

Allows electronic copies, as an alternative to printed copies, of a bill to be made available for members of a house in which the bill is being voted upon for third or final reading in fulfillment of the 48-hour availability requirement.

 

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SB 679

      Status & Testimony

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE I OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII RELATING TO THE RIGHTS OF VICTIMS OF CRIME.

Proposes an amendment to the Hawaii State Constitution guaranteeing that victims of crime and their surviving immediate family members have specific rights related to information pertaining to and participation in the criminal justice process. 

 

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DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW, IF TIME PERMITS.

 

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Testimony may be submitted up to 24 hours prior to the start of the hearing.

 

FOR AMENDED NOTICES:  Measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored.  If a measure is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

 

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Senator Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran

Chair