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SB287 SD2 HD2     
Measure Title: RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Report Title: Elections; Voting; Elections by Mail; Absentee Voting; Postponed Elections and Election Results; Election Expenses; Appropriation ($)
Description: Beginning with the primary election in 2016, requires the office of elections to implement election by mail in a county with a population of fewer than 100,000. Beginning with the 2018 primary election, implement election by mail in each county with a population of fewer than 500,000. Thereafter, election by mail is required for all elections. 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. Beginning on January 1, 2018, the voter service center shall enable the eligible voter to register to vote on the day of the election. Makes conforming amendments for procedures to postpone elections and the disclosure of the election result in the event of a natural disaster; and the allocation of election expenses between the State and counties. Appropriates funds for the implementation and administration of the election by mail program. (SB287 HD2)
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: JUD, FIN
Introducer(s): KIM, CHUN OAKLAND, ESPERO, HARIMOTO, IHARA, KEITH-AGARAN, Ruderman

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1/23/2015SIntroduced.
1/23/2015SPassed First Reading.
1/23/2015SReferred to JDL, WAM.
1/30/2015SThe committee(s) on JDL has scheduled a public hearing on 02-04-15 9:00AM in conference room 016.
2/4/2015SThe committee(s) on JDL deferred the measure until 02-10-15 9:00AM in conference room 016.
2/10/2015SThe committee(s) on JDL recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDL were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Keith-Agaran, Shimabukuro, Espero, Ihara, L. Thielen; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Slom; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard.
2/19/2015SReported from JDL (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 278) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
2/19/2015SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
2/24/2015SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-27-15 9:00AM 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: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Tokuda, Kouchi, Chun Oakland, Dela Cruz, English, Harimoto, Inouye, Riviere, Ruderman, Slom; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Galuteria.
3/6/2015SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 706) 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, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Galuteria, Inouye, Kahele, Kidani, Kouchi, Nishihara, Shimabukuro, Slom . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
3/10/2015HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 103) in amended form (SD 2).
3/12/2015HPass First Reading
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.
3/27/2015HReported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1197) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
3/27/2015HPassed 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 Choy, Ing, Lowen, Luke, McKelvey, Pouha excused (6).
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, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Nishimoto, Cachola, Cullen, DeCoite, Johanson, Jordan, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Onishi, Tokioka, Yamashita, Pouha; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Ward.
4/10/2015HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1590) as amended in HD 2, recommending passage on Third Reading.
4/10/2015HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 04-14-15.
4/14/2015HPassed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with Representative(s) Fukumoto Chang, Keohokalole, LoPresti, Oshiro voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
4/16/2015SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 501).
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; Tokuda Co-Chair; Kouchi, Shimabukuro, Slom.
4/20/2015HHouse Conferees Appointed: Rhoads, Cullen Co-Chairs; C. Lee, 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 2:01PM in conference room 325.
4/23/2015SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-15 2:00PM in conference room 325.
4/28/2015SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-30-15 2:00PM in conference room 325.
4/30/2015SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 05-01-15 2:00PM in conference room 325.

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

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SB287 SD2 HD2




CommRoomDate/TimeNotice
JDL 016 2/04/2015 9:00 AM View
JDL 016 2/10/2015 9:00 AM View
WAM 211 2/27/2015 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 2:01 PM View
CONF 325 4/28/2015 2:00 PM View
CONF 325 4/30/2015 2:00 PM View
CONF 325 5/01/2015 2:00 PM View