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HB1854 HD1 SD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO LITTLE FIRE ANTS.
Report Title: Little Fire Ants; Hawaii Ant Lab; DOA, Pest Control Operators; Best Practices; Website Posting
Description: Authorizes DOA, in conjunction with the Hawaii Ant Lab, to identify best practices for the treatment of little fire ants. Requires DOA to post those best practices on its website. Adds any application that may defeat the best practices for the treatment of little fire ants, as identified by the DOA, to the prohibited acts of pesticides. Clarifies that training for invasive species be based on the best available technology and best practices in a manner consistent with state and federal laws. Effective upon approval. (SD1)
Companion:  SB2474
Package: None
Current Referral: AEN, CPH
Introducer(s): LOWEN, C. LEE, NAKAMURA, TAKUMI, Creagan

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1/16/2020HPending introduction.
1/17/2020HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/23/2020HReferred to EEP/AGR, FIN, referral sheet 3
1/30/2020HRe-referred to EEP, FIN, referral sheet 9
2/7/2020HBill scheduled to be heard by EEP on Thursday, 02-13-20 8:30AM in House conference room 325.
2/13/2020HThe committees on EEP recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Lowen, Wildberger, Tarnas, Todd, Yamane, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Har.
2/14/2020HReported from EEP (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 607-20) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
2/14/2020HPassed 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 Representative(s) Holt, Takayama excused (2).
2/19/2020HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Friday, 02-21-20 12:00PM in House conference room 308.
2/21/2020HThe 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, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Wildberger, McDermott.
2/27/2020HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 720-20), recommending passage on Third Reading.
2/27/2020HPassed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
2/28/2020SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 31).
2/28/2020SPassed First Reading.
3/3/2020SReferred to AEN, CPH.
3/5/2020SThe committee(s) on AEN has scheduled a public hearing on 03-11-20 1:15PM in conference room 224.
3/11/2020SThe committee(s) on AEN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in AEN were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, Ruderman, K. Rhoads, L. Thielen; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Fevella.
5/12/2020SReported from AEN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 3439) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to CPH.
5/12/2020SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to CPH.
6/26/2020SThe committee(s) on CPH will hold a public decision making on 06-30-20 9:30AM in conference room 229.
6/30/2020SThe committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in CPH were as follows: 6 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, S. Chang, Nishihara, L. Thielen, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Ruderman.
7/1/2020SReported from CPH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 3731) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading.
7/1/2020SOne Day Notice 07-02-20.
7/2/2020SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading. Ayes, 24; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
7/2/2020HReturned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 558) in amended form (SD 1).
7/6/2020HHouse disagrees with Senate amendment (s).
7/6/2020SReceived notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 384).
7/8/2020HReconsideration of action taken on 07-06-20.
7/8/2020SReceived notice of House reconsideration of action in disagreeing to the amendments proposed by the Senate (Hse. Com. No. 420).
7/10/2020HHouse agrees to Senate amendment(s).
7/10/2020HPassed Final Reading as amended in SD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Ohno excused (1).
7/10/2020SReceived notice of House agreement and passage on Final Reading (Hse. Com. No. 425).
7/10/2020HTransmitted to Governor.

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

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HB1854 HD1 SD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
EEP 325 2/13/2020 8:30 AM View
FIN 308 2/21/2020 12:00 PM View
AEN 224 3/11/2020 1:15 PM View
CPH 229 6/30/2020 9:30 AM View