HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

Rep. Karl Rhoads, Chair

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 20, 2015

TIME:

4:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 147

Status

RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.

Creates procedural and administrative requirements for law enforcement agencies for eyewitness identifications of suspects in criminal investigations. Grants a defendant the right to challenge an eyewitness identification to be used at trial in a pretrial evidentiary hearing. Takes effect 01/01/2016.

 

JUD

HB 87

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Shields process servers from prosecution under criminal trespass statutes when performing their duties.

 

JUD

HB 152, HD1

(HSCR139)

Status

RELATING TO PARTITION OF HEIRS PROPERTY.

Adopts Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act. Establishes procedures and remedies for use in actions for partition of real property involving heirs property (real property held in tenancy in common that meets certain requirements). (HB152 HD1)

 

CPC, JUD

HB 268, HD1

(HSCR111)

Status

RELATING TO DENTISTRY.

Allows the board of dental examiners to summarily suspend a license upon a specific determination that the failure to take such action may result in an immediate and unreasonable threat to personal safety or of fraud that jeopardizes or endangers the health or safety of patients. (HB268 HD1)

 

CPC, JUD

HB 295

Status

RELATING TO EVIDENCE.

Limits compelled disclosure of sources or unpublished information by journalists, newscasters and persons participating in collection or dissemination of news or information of substantial public interest. Establishes exceptions.

 

JUD

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Karl Rhoads

Chair