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HB124 HD2 SD2     
Measure Title: RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Report Title: Elections; Voting; Elections by Mail; Absentee Voting; Appropriation ($)
Description: Requires the office of elections to implement elections by mail in a county with a population of less than 100,000, beginning with the 2016 primary election; and in each county with a population of less than 500,000, beginning with the 2018 primary election. Beginning in 2020, requires all federal, state, and county primary, special primary, general, special general, and special elections to be conducted by mail. Provides places of deposit for personal delivery of mail-in ballots and ensures a limited number of voter service centers in each county to remain open on the day of election to allow voters with special needs to vote and receive personal delivery of absentee, permanent absentee, and mail-in ballots. Makes conforming amendments. Requires annual reports on implementation. Appropriates funds for the implementation and administration of the election-by-mail system. Takes effect 01/07/2059. (SD2)
Companion:  SB219
Package: None
Current Referral: JDL, WAM
Introducer(s): SOUKI, LUKE, Rhoads

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1/22/2015HPending introduction.
1/23/2015HIntroduced and Passed First Reading
1/26/2015HReferred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 1
2/13/2015HBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Tuesday, 02-17-15 2:00PM in House conference room 325.
2/17/2015HThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 12 Ayes: Representative(s) Rhoads, San Buenaventura, Brower, Creagan, Hashem, C. Lee, Morikawa, Nakashima, Takayama, Woodson, McDermott, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Belatti, Kawakami.
2/20/2015HReported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 563) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
2/20/2015HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Ito excused (1).
2/24/2015HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Friday, 02-27-15 1:30PM in House conference room 308.
2/27/2015HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Nishimoto, Cachola, Cullen, DeCoite, Johanson, Jordan, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Onishi, Yamashita, Pouha; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Ward; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Tokioka.
3/6/2015HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 812) as amended in HD 2, recommending passage on Third Reading.
3/6/2015HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 03-10-15.
3/10/2015HPassed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with Representative(s) Fukumoto Chang, Keohokalole, LoPresti, Matsumoto, Ward voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
3/12/2015SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 145).
3/12/2015SPassed First Reading.
3/12/2015SReferred to JDL, WAM.
3/20/2015SThe committee(s) on JDL has scheduled a public hearing on 03-24-15 9:00AM in conference room 016.
3/24/2015SThe committee(s) on JDL recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDL were as follows: 6 Aye(s): Senator(s) Keith-Agaran, Shimabukuro, Espero, Gabbard, Ihara, L. Thielen; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Slom.
3/27/2015SReported from JDL (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1103) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
3/27/2015SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
3/31/2015SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 04-02-15 9:00AM in conference room 211.
4/2/2015SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 8 Aye(s): Senator(s) Tokuda, Kouchi, Chun Oakland, Dela Cruz, English, Inouye, Riviere, Ruderman; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Galuteria, Harimoto, Slom.
4/10/2015SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1550) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
4/10/2015S48 Hrs. Notice 04-14-15.
4/14/2015SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 24; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 1 (Senator(s) Slom). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
4/14/2015HReturned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 507) in amended form (SD 2).
4/16/2015HHouse disagrees with Senate amendment (s).
4/17/2015SReceived notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 616).
4/20/2015HHouse Conferees Appointed: Rhoads, DeCoite Co-Chairs; C. Lee, McDermott.
4/20/2015SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 617).
4/20/2015SSenate Conferees Appointed: Keith-Agaran Chair; Tokuda Co-Chair; Gabbard, Kouchi, Shimabukuro.
4/20/2015HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 641).
12/17/2015DCarried over to 2016 Regular Session.
4/12/2016SSenate Conferee(s) discharged.
4/13/2016HReceived notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 647).
4/14/2016HHouse Conferee(s) discharged.
4/15/2016SReceived notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 610).

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