Mike Buck with guest Rep. Fukumoto Chang on Monday, March 07, 2016

Mike Buck speaks with Minority Caucus Leader,  Representative Fukumoto Chang (Mililani Mauka, Mililani) about Hawaii’s gun control laws and the upcoming national and state elections.

Proposed Legislation in the Current Session:
Senate Bill 2956 and House Bill 2632 would require that gun owners who have been disqualified from owning a firearm because of mental illness immediately surrender their firearms.

House Bill 2629 would establish “continuous background checks” to alert police when Hawaii gun owners have been arrested in another county or state.

House Bill 626 would prohibit a person carrying a firearm from consuming alcohol outside of their home, temporary residence, or a place they are staying temporarily, such as a hotel room.

House Bill 1813 would prohibit people who are on the FBI’s Terrorist Screening Database from legally obtaining a firearm in Hawaii.

Contact: repfukumoto@capitol.hawaii.gov   Audio Only

Hawaii House of Representatives Minority Caucus Introductions 2015

In order of appearance:
Representative Beth Fukumoto Chang – Minority Leader; Representative Feki Pouha, Representative,  Representative Cynthia Thielen, Representative Lauren Matsumoto, Representative Gene Ward, Representative Bob McDermott and
Representative Andria Tupola  Floor Leader

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Left to Right: Representatives Bob McDermott, Feki Pouha, Gene Ward, Andria Tupola, Beth Fukumoto Chang, Lauren Matasumoto and Cynthia Thielen

Contact: repfukumoto@capitol.hawaii.gov; reptupola@capitol.hawaii.gov; repmatumoto@capitol.hawaii.gov; repmcdermott@capitol.hawaii.gov; reppouha@capitol.hawaii.gov; repthielen@capitol.hawaii.gov and repward@capitol.hawaii.gov

Rep. Fukumoto Chang addresses HB 321 – Medical Marijuana; Dispensaries and Production

Report Title:  Medical Marijuana; Dispensaries and Production Centers; Appropriation ($)
Description:  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. (HD1)
3/10/2015 H Passed Third Reading with Representative(s) Aquino, Cachola, Choy, DeCoite, Fukumoto Chang, Ichiyama, Johanson, Jordan, Kawakami, Keohokalole, Matsumoto, Oshiro, Say, Tsuji, Yamane, Yamashita voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Cullen, Har, Kong, McDermott, Pouha, Tokioka, Tupola, Ward voting no (8) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate. 3/12/2015 S Referred to HTH/PSM, JDL/WAM.

BethContact: repfukumoto@capitol.hawaii.gov

Excerpt from Capitol TV