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SB1220 SD2     
Measure Title: RELATING TO CHAPTER 245, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
Report Title: Tobacco Products; Excise Tax; Hawaii Cancer Research Special Fund
Description: Expands the definition of "tobacco products" to include any product containing nicotine, but not containing tobacco. Imposes an excise tax equal to eighty per cent of the wholesale price of any tobacco product, other than large cigars, sold by a wholesaler or dealer on and after January 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 the additional moneys collected under the excise tax to be deposited to the credit of the Hawaii cancer research special fund. Effective 7/1/2053. (SD2)
Companion:  HB1164
Package: None
Current Referral: HLT, CPC, FIN
Introducer(s): BAKER, Kidani, Ruderman, Wakai

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1/28/2015SIntroduced.
1/28/2015SPassed First Reading.
1/28/2015SReferred to HTH/CPN, WAM.
2/2/2015SThe committee(s) on CPN added the measure to the public hearing scheduled on 02-05-15 9:00AM in conference room 229.
2/2/2015SRe-Referred to CPN, WAM.
2/5/2015SThe committee(s) on CPN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPN were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, Kahele, Kidani, Nishihara, Wakai; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Slom; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Taniguchi.
2/12/2015SReported from CPN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 80) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
2/12/2015SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
2/25/2015SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-27-15 1:00PM in conference room 211.
2/27/2015SThe 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, English, Galuteria, Harimoto, Riviere; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Inouye ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Slom; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Chun Oakland, Ruderman.
3/6/2015SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 756) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
3/6/2015S48 Hrs. Notice 03-10-15.
3/10/2015SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 23; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Shimabukuro . Noes, 2 (Senator(s) Inouye, Slom). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
3/10/2015HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 340) in amended form (SD 2).
3/12/2015HPass First Reading
3/12/2015HReferred to HLT, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 30

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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SB1220 SD2




CommRoomDate/TimeNotice
CPN 229 2/05/2015 9:00 AM View
WAM 211 2/27/2015 1:00 PM View