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Measure Title: RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Report Title: Voting by Mail; Voter Service Centers; Places of Deposit; Appropriations ($)
Description: Enacts voting by mail uniformly across all counties for all elections commencing in 2020. Establishes a limited number of voter service centers that would remain open from the tenth business day preceding an election through the day of the election to receive personal delivery of mail-in ballots, accommodate voters with special needs, offer same day registration and voting, and provide other election services. Allows for additional places of deposit for personal delivery of mail-in ballots. Appropriates funds for the implementation and administration of the election by mail program. Requires the Office of Elections to submit a report to the legislature before the convening of each regular session from 2020 through 2025, regarding the implementation of a vote by mail system. (HB1248 CD1)
Companion:  SB560
Package: None
Current Referral: JDC, WAM
Introducer(s): SAIKI

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1/23/2019HPending introduction.
1/24/2019HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/28/2019HReferred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 6
1/29/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Thursday, 01-31-19 2:00PM in House conference room 325.
1/31/2019HThe committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 02-01-19.
1/31/2019HBill scheduled for decision making on Friday, 02-01-19 2:01PM in conference room 325.
2/1/2019HThe committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 02-08-19.
2/5/2019HBill scheduled for decision making on Friday, 02-08-19 2:00PM in conference room 325.
2/8/2019HThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Brower, Creagan, Lowen, Morikawa, Say, Takayama, Yamane; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) McKelvey, Thielen.
2/15/2019HReported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 755) 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) Okimoto voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5).
2/16/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Thursday, 02-21-19 1:30PM in House conference room 308.
2/20/2019HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Hashimoto; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Todd.
3/1/2019HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 971), recommending passage on Third Reading.
3/1/2019HPassed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Matsumoto, Okimoto, Ward voting no (3) and Representative(s) DeCoite excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
3/5/2019SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 273).
3/5/2019SPassed First Reading.
3/5/2019SReferred to JDC, WAM.
3/11/2019SThe committee(s) on JDC has scheduled a public hearing on 03-14-19 9:30AM in conference room 016.
3/14/2019SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, Wakai, Gabbard, Kim; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Fevella.
3/22/2019SReported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1377) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
3/22/2019SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
4/1/2019SThe committee(s) on WAM has scheduled a public hearing on 04-04-19 1:40PM in conference room 211.
4/4/2019SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 9 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Inouye, K. Kahele, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 4 Excused: Senator(s) English, Harimoto, Taniguchi, Fevella.
4/5/2019SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2015) 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, 23; Aye(s) with reservations: none. Noes, 1 (Senator(s) Fevella). Excused, 1 (Senator(s) Kidani). Transmitted to House.
4/9/2019HReturned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 840) in amended form (SD 2).
4/11/2019HHouse disagrees with Senate amendment (s).
4/12/2019SReceived notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 804).
4/15/2019HHouse Conferees Appointed: C. Lee, Luke Co-Chairs; Cullen, Thielen.
4/15/2019SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 808).
4/16/2019SSenate Conferees Appointed: K. Rhoads Chair; Keith-Agaran Co-Chair; Kim, Fevella.
4/16/2019HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 902).
4/17/2019HBill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-18-19 3:35PM in conference room 325.
4/18/2019HConference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Tuesday 04-23-19 3:01PM in conference room 325.
4/23/2019HThe Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 4 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, Luke, Cullen, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
4/23/2019SThe Conference committee recommends that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, Keith-Agaran, Kim; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Fevella; and 0 Excused: none.
4/26/2019HReported from Conference Committee (Conf Com. Rep. No. 154) as amended in (CD 1).
4/26/2019HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 04-30-19.
4/26/2019SReported from Conference Committee as amended CD 1 (Conf. Com. Rep. No. 154).
4/26/2019S48 Hrs. Notice (as amended CD 1) 04-30-19.
4/30/2019SPassed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 0 Excused: none.
4/30/2019HPassed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with Representative(s) Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Matsumoto, Okimoto voting no (2) and none excused (0).
5/1/2019HReceived notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 968).
5/2/2019SReceived notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 883).
5/1/2019HTransmitted to Governor.
6/28/2019HAct 136, on 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1238).
6/28/2019SAct 136, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1238).

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

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HB1248 HD1 SD2 CD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
JUD 325 1/31/2019 2:00 PM View
JUD 325 2/01/2019 2:01 PM View
JUD 325 2/08/2019 2:00 PM View
FIN 308 2/21/2019 1:30 PM View
JDC 016 3/14/2019 9:30 AM View
WAM 211 4/04/2019 1:40 PM View
CONF 325 4/18/2019 3:35 PM View
CONF 325 4/23/2019 3:01 PM View