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HB1944 HD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
Report Title: Transient Accommodations Tax Revenue; Hawaii Tourism Authority; Special Land and Development Fund
Description: Allocates funds from TAT revenue directly to the Hawaii Tourism Authority, rather than through the Special Land and Development Fund, to improve certain state resources and services. Requires DLNR to submit an annual list to HTA of proposed projects for the HTA Strategic Plan. Requires HTA to submit an annual report of certain projects undertaken in accordance with the HTA Strategic Plan. Effective on 7/1/2099. (HD1)
Companion:  SB3112
Package: None
Current Referral: EET, WAM
Introducer(s): ONISHI, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, HOLT, LOWEN, LUKE, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, TODD, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Wildberger

Sort by Date Status Text
1/17/2020HPending introduction.
1/21/2020HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/23/2020HReferred to TIA, FIN, referral sheet 4
2/6/2020HBill scheduled to be heard by TIA on Tuesday, 02-11-20 9:30AM in House conference room 312.
2/11/2020HThe committees on TIA recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Onishi, Holt, Cabanilla Arakawa, Cachola, Creagan, DeCoite; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Perruso; 1 Noes: Representative(s) Okimoto; and Excused: none.
2/13/2020HReported from TIA (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 471-20) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
2/13/2020HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Perruso voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Okimoto, Thielen voting no (2) and Representative(s) Eli, Har excused (2).
2/14/2020HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Wednesday, 02-19-20 4:00PM in House conference room 308.
2/19/2020HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 12 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Todd, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Eli, Nakamura, Nishimoto.
2/28/2020HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 909-20), recommending passage on Third Reading.
2/28/2020HPassed Third Reading with Representative(s) Okimoto voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, DeCoite, Holt, Thielen excused (4). Transmitted to Senate.
3/3/2020SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 150).
3/3/2020SPassed First Reading.
3/3/2020SReferred to EET, WAM.

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

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HB1944 HD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
TIA 312 2/11/2020 9:30 AM View
FIN 308 2/19/2020 4:00 PM View