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HB1191 HD1 SD2       (?)

Report Title: Minimum Wage; Employment; Tax Credit
Description: Provides an income tax credit for qualifying small businesses to offset the increase in the minimum hourly wage that employers must pay employees. Increases the minimum wage to $12.00 per hour beginning 1/1/2020 and $15.00 per hour beginning 1/1/2023. Establishes a minimum wage of $17.00 per hour for any person employed in a full-time position with the State of Hawaii beginning upon approval of the Act. Tax credit applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2019. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
Package: None
Current Referral: LCA, WAM

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1/23/2019HPending introduction.
1/24/2019HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/28/2019HReferred to LAB, FIN, referral sheet 6
1/28/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by LAB on Thursday, 01-31-19 9:30AM in House conference room 309.
1/31/2019HThe committees on LAB recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Johanson, Eli, Ichiyama, Kitagawa, McKelvey, Quinlan, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Matsumoto; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/15/2019HReported from LAB (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 690) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
2/15/2019HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Har, Kong, Matsumoto, Okimoto, Tokioka voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5).
2/20/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Friday, 02-22-19 12:30PM in House conference room 308.
2/22/2019HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nishimoto, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Nakamura; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Todd, McDermott.
3/1/2019HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 997), recommending passage on Third Reading.
3/1/2019HPassed Third Reading with Representative(s) Kong, Matsumoto, Tokioka voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Har, Okimoto, Quinlan, Ward voting no (4) and Representative(s) DeCoite excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
3/5/2019SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 268).
3/5/2019SPassed First Reading.
3/5/2019SReferred to LCA, WAM.
3/11/2019SThe committee(s) on LCA has scheduled a public hearing on 03-14-19 2:45PM in conference room 224.
3/14/2019SThe committee(s) on LCA recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in LCA were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Taniguchi, S. Chang; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Ihara, Fevella ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard.
3/21/2019SReported from LCA (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1359) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
3/21/2019SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
3/22/2019SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-28-19 10:15AM in conference room 211.
3/28/2019SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Harimoto, Inouye, K. Kahele, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Taniguchi; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Fevella ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Riviere; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Shimabukuro.
4/5/2019SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1926) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
4/5/2019S48 Hrs. Notice 04-09-19.
4/9/2019SReport Adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Fevella, Ihara, Kim, K. Rhoads, Riviere, Ruderman, L. Thielen. Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
4/9/2019HReturned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 836) in amended form (SD 2).
4/11/2019HHouse disagrees with Senate amendment (s).
4/12/2019SReceived notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 804).

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HB1191 HD1 SD2

LAB 309 1/31/2019 9:30 AM View
FIN 308 2/22/2019 12:30 PM View
LCA 224 3/14/2019 2:45 PM View
WAM 211 3/28/2019 10:15 AM View