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SB673 SD1     
Measure Title: PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO AMEND THE MANNER IN WHICH JUSTICES AND JUDGES ARE APPOINTED, CONSENTED TO, AND RETAINED.
Report Title: Constitutional Amendment; Justices; Judges; Senate Consent Procedures; Term Renewals (ConAm)
Description: Proposes amendments to the Constitution of the State of Hawaii relating to the appointment and retention of justices and judges. Authorizes the senate to approve or reject subsequent terms of office for justices and judges. Changes the required time frames from thirty to ninety days for the process to appoint and consent to a justice or judge. Harmonizes the senate consent procedures for district court judgeship nominees to mirror the senate consent procedures relating to supreme court justices and intermediate court of appeals and circuit court judges. (SD1)
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: JDL, WAM
Introducer(s): KEITH-AGARAN, TOKUDA

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1/20/2017SIntroduced.
1/23/2017SPassed First Reading.
1/23/2017SReferred to JDL, WAM.
2/1/2017SThe committee(s) on JDL has scheduled a public hearing on 02-08-17 9:00AM in conference room 016.
2/8/2017SThe committee(s) on JDL recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDL were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Keith-Agaran, Kim; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) K. Rhoads ; 2 No(es): Senator(s) Gabbard, L. Thielen; and 0 Excused: none.
2/16/2017SReported from JDL (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 357) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
2/16/2017SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM, with Senators Ruderman and Thielen voting "No".

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

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SB673 SD1




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