Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Bills of interest for Thursday, February 7th

Committee on Human Services & Housing/Committee on Labor & Public Employment, Room 329, 8:30 a.m.

HB2765 RELATING TO CRIME. Enables prosecution of human trafficking under Hawaii law by creating new offense of sexual exploitation of a minor, amending existing kidnapping, extortion, and prostitution offenses, and including sexual exploitation of a minor in definition of racketeering. (Lee)

Committee on Public Safety & Military Affairs, Room 309, 8:45 a.m.

HB2685 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY. Directs the Department of Public Safety and the Office of Planning to plan and design the construction and operation of a new minimum security facility at the site of the existing Oahu Community Correctional facility. (M. Oshiro)

Committee on Economic Development & Business Concerns, Room 325, 9:00 a.m.

HB2784 RELATING TO SHOPPING CARTS. Allows abandoned shopping carts to be confiscated by the refuse division of any county with a population greater than 500,000; allows the county to impose a $50 pickup fee or a $100 recycling fee. (Cabanilla)

Committee on Human Services & Housing, Room 329, 9:15 a.m.

HB3372 RELATING TO SERIOUS OFFENSES COMMITTED BY MINORS. Permits family court to commit a minor who commits an act that constitutes sexual assault or murder, to be incarcerated at a youth correctional facility until age 18 then transferred to the custody of the Director of Public Safety until age 26. (Waters)

Committee on Judiciary, Room 325, 5:30 p.m.

HB3355 RELATING TO ELECTRIC GUNS. Permits the investigators of the county liquor authorities to possess electric guns. (Nakasone)

HB3377 RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY. Requires installation of ignition interlock device on the vehicle of a person arrested for driving under the influence that prevents the person from starting or operating a motor vehicle with more than a minimal alcohol concentration while their case in pending and while their license is revoked pursuant to chapter 291E, HRS. (Har)

HB3294 RELATING TO A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION. Provides that if voters in the 2008 general election approve a constitutional convention, there shall be a special election for 102 delegates to be held in August 2009; the constitutional convention will convene on September 1, 2009; constitutional amendments proposed by the convention will be submitted for ratification by the voters in the 2010 general election. (Belatti)

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