2 Bills in Senate Health/Public Safety Committees on Fri. 3/20

ACTION ALERTFRIDAY, MARCH 20th, the Senate Health and Public Safety Committees will hear 2 bills: new OCCC for minimum and medium populations and medical marijuana dispensaries.

HB 840 HD1  DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION PLAN FOR NEW OCCC
http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2015/bills/HB840_HD1_.pdf

Directs the Director of Public Safety to prepare preliminary design and request for proposals for the design, construction, and operation of a community correctional facility. Appropriates funds.

CAP POSITION: COMMENTS

To weigh in on this one, go to www.capitol.hawaii.gov, sign in and go to:  http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=840

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HB 321 HD1  REGULATED STATEWIDE MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARY SYSTEM
http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2015/bills/HB321_HD1_.pdf

Establishes a system of medical marijuana dispensaries and production centers. Prohibits counties from enacting zoning regulations that discriminate against licensed dispensaries and production centers. Clarifies the right of qualifying patients and primary caregivers to transport medical marijuana. Appropriates funds.

CAP POSITION: SUPPORT

As Rep. Takayama said on the floor last week, “this bill fulfills a promise we made to patients 15 years ago.” 

To SUPPORT, go to www.capitol.hawaii.gov, sign in and go to: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=321

 

 

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