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SB143 SD1 HD1     
Measure Title: PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE HAWAII CONSTITUTION TO CHANGE THE THRESHOLD VALUE IN CONTROVERSY REQUIREMENT FOR JURY TRIALS IN CIVIL CASES AT COMMON LAW FROM $5,000 TO $10,000.
Report Title: Constitutional Amendment; Suits at Common Law; Jury Trial; Value in Controversy (ConAm)
Description: Proposes an amendment to article I, section 13, of the Hawaii Constitution to increase the threshold value in controversy requirement for jury trials in civil cases at common law from $5,000 to $10,000. (SB143 HD1)
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: JUD, FIN
Introducer(s): KEITH-AGARAN, Shimabukuro

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1/22/2015SIntroduced.
1/22/2015SPassed First Reading.
1/22/2015SReferred to JDL.
1/26/2015SThe committee(s) on JDL has scheduled a public hearing on 01-30-15 8:30AM in conference room 016.
2/2/2015SThe committee(s) on JDL deferred the measure until 02-03-15 9:00AM in conference room 016.
2/3/2015SThe 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, Ihara, L. Thielen, Slom; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard.
2/25/2015SReported from JDL (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 533) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
2/25/2015SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1).
2/25/2015S48 Hrs. Notice 03-05-15.
3/5/2015SPassed Third Reading, as amended (SD 1). Ayes, 24; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 1 (Senator(s) Slom). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
3/5/2015HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 12) in amended form (SD 1).
3/6/2015HPass First Reading
3/12/2015SNotice of bill proposing constitutional amendment transmitted to Governor pursuant to Article XVII, Section 3 (Sen. Com. No. 1).
3/12/2015HReferred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 30
3/13/2015HBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Tuesday, 03-17-15 2:00PM in House conference room 325.
3/17/2015HThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Rhoads, San Buenaventura, Belatti, Brower, Creagan, Hashem, Kawakami, Morikawa, Nakashima, Takayama, Woodson, McDermott, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) C. Lee.
3/24/2015HReported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1007) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
3/24/2015HPassed 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 Har, Ing, Takumi excused (3).
3/31/2015HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Thursday, 04-02-15 2:00PM in House conference room 308.
4/1/2015HBroadcast of hearing/briefing available. See: www.capitoltv.org
4/2/2015HThe committee on FIN recommend that the measure be deferred until 04-07-15.
4/2/2015HBill scheduled for decision making on Tuesday, 04-07-15 2:45PM in conference room 308.
4/7/2015HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Nishimoto, Cachola, Cullen, DeCoite, Johanson, Jordan, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Onishi, Tokioka, Yamashita, Pouha; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Lowen, Ward.
4/10/2015HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1544), recommending passage on Third Reading.
4/14/2015HPassed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Fukumoto Chang, Matsumoto, Pouha, Tupola voting no (4) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
4/14/2015HNotice of bill proposing constitutional amendment transmitted to Governor pursuant to Article XVII, Section 3.
4/16/2015SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 484).
4/16/2015SSenate disagrees with House amendments.
4/16/2015HReceived notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 638).
4/20/2015SSenate Conferees Appointed: Keith-Agaran Chair; Shimabukuro Co-Chair; Ihara.
4/20/2015HHouse Conferees Appointed: Rhoads, Cullen Co-Chairs; San Buenaventura, McDermott.
4/20/2015HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 642).
4/21/2015SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 624).
4/22/2015SConference committee meeting scheduled for 04-23-15 2:02PM in conference room 325.
4/23/2015SThe Senate Conference Managers recommend that the Senate agree to the House amendments. The votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Keith-Agaran, Shimabukuro, Ihara; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
4/24/2015SReconsideration of action taken on 04-16-15 in disagreeing to the House amendments.
4/24/2015SSenate agrees with House amendments. Placed on the calendar for Final Reading on 04-27-15.
4/24/2015SOne Day Notice 04-27-15.
4/27/2015SPassed Final Reading. 22 Aye(s); Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 3 Excused: Senator(s) English, Kidani, Nishihara.
4/27/2015HReceived notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 680).
4/27/2015SEnrolled to Governor.

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

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SB143 SD1 HD1




CommRoomDate/TimeNotice
JDL 016 1/30/2015 8:30 AM View
JDL 016 2/03/2015 9:00 AM View
JUD 325 3/17/2015 2:00 PM View
FIN 308 4/02/2015 2:00 PM View
FIN 308 4/07/2015 2:45 PM View
CONF 325 4/23/2015 2:02 PM View