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HB145 HD1 SD2     
Measure Title: RELATING TO TAXATION.
Report Title: Tobacco Products; Large Cigars; Excise Tax; Hawaii Cancer Research Special Fund
Description: Amends the definition of "tobacco products", to include any product containing nicotine, but not containing tobacco. Imposes an excise tax equal to       % of the wholesale price of any tobacco product, other than large cigars, sold by a wholesaler or dealer on and after 1/1/2016, whether or not sold at wholesale, or if not sold then at the same rate upon the use by the wholesaler or dealer. Requires an unspecified amount of the moneys collected under the increased excise tax rate to be deposited to the credit of the Hawaii cancer research special fund. Amends the excise tax rate on the sale of large cigars beginning on and after 1/1/2016 to the lesser of        cents for each large cigar or       % of the wholesale price of each large cigar. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
Companion:  SB401
Package: None
Current Referral: CPN, WAM
Introducer(s): SOUKI, LUKE, MCKELVEY

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1/22/2015HPending introduction.
1/23/2015HIntroduced and Passed First Reading
1/26/2015HReferred to CPC, FIN, referral sheet 1
2/9/2015HBill scheduled to be heard by CPC on Wednesday, 02-11-15 2:30PM in House conference room 325.
2/11/2015HThe committee(s) on CPC recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 02-18-15.
2/11/2015HBill scheduled for decision making on Wednesday, 02-18-15 2:00PM in conference room 325.
2/18/2015HThe committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) McKelvey, Woodson, Belatti, Brower, Creagan, Har, Hashem, C. Lee, Nakashima, Oshiro, San Buenaventura, Takayama, Yamane, Fukumoto Chang, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Kawakami.
2/20/2015HReported from CPC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 485) 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; Representative(s) Thielen voting no (1) and Representative(s) Ito excused (1).
2/27/2015HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Wednesday, 03-04-15 11:00AM in House conference room 308.
3/4/2015HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Nishimoto, Cachola, Johanson, Lowen, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Cullen, DeCoite, Jordan, Keohokalole, Onishi, Tokioka, Pouha, Ward; 1 Noes: Representative(s) Kobayashi; and Excused: none.
3/6/2015HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 888), recommending passage on Third Reading.
3/10/2015HPassed Third Reading with Representative(s) Jordan, Keohokalole, LoPresti, Oshiro, Pouha, San Buenaventura, Tokioka, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Fukumoto Chang, Kobayashi, Ohno, Onishi, Rhoads, Thielen, Tupola voting no (7) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
3/12/2015SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 148).
3/12/2015SPassed First Reading.
3/12/2015SReferred to CPN, WAM.
3/18/2015SThe committee(s) on CPN has scheduled a public hearing on 03-23-15 10:00AM in conference room 229.
3/23/2015SThe committee(s) on CPN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPN were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, Kahele, Kidani, Wakai; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Taniguchi, Nishihara, Slom.
3/25/2015SReported from CPN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1061) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
3/25/2015SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
4/6/2015SThe committee(s) on WAM has scheduled a public hearing on 04-09-15 9:00AM in conference room 211.
4/9/2015SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Tokuda, Kouchi, Chun Oakland, Inouye, Riviere, Ruderman; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Harimoto ; 0 No(es): none; and 4 Excused: Senator(s) Dela Cruz, English, Galuteria, Slom.
4/10/2015SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1553) 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. 511) 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: McKelvey, Nishimoto Co-Chairs; Woodson, McDermott.
4/20/2015SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 617).
4/20/2015SSenate Conferees Appointed: Baker Chair; Tokuda Co-Chair; Kouchi, Taniguchi, Wakai.
4/20/2015HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 641).
4/27/2015HBill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Tuesday, 04-28-15 10:00AM in conference room 016.
4/28/2015SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-29-15 10:00AM in conference room 016.
4/29/2015SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-30-15 9:15AM in conference room 016.
4/30/2015SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-30-15 at 4:00 pm in conference room 016.
4/30/2015SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 05-01-15 10:20AM in conference room 016.
5/1/2015SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 05-01-15 2:30PM in conference room 016.
5/1/2015SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 5-01-15 4:40pm in conference room 016.
5/1/2015SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 05-01-15 5:20PM in conference room 225.

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HB145 HD1 SD2




CommRoomDate/TimeNotice
CPC 325 2/11/2015 2:30 PM View
CPC 325 2/18/2015 2:00 PM View
FIN 308 3/04/2015 11:00 AM View
CPN 229 3/23/2015 10:00 AM View
WAM 211 4/09/2015 9:00 AM View
CONF 016 4/28/2015 10:00 AM View
CONF 016 4/29/2015 10:00 AM View
CONF 016 4/30/2015 9:15 AM View
CONF 016 5/01/2015 10:20 AM View