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HB2541 HD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Report Title: Voting by Mail; Voter Service Centers; Places of Deposit; Appropriation ($)
Description: Enacts voting by mail uniformly across all counties for all elections commencing in 2020, and allows any election to be conducted by mail prior to the 2020 primary election, in whole or in part, as determined by the chief election officer or county clerk, as appropriate. 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 prior to the convening of each regular session from 2019 through 2023, regarding the implementation of a vote by mail system. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
Companion:  SB3015
Package: None
Current Referral: JDC/WAM
Introducer(s): NISHIMOTO

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1/23/2018HPending introduction.
1/24/2018HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/29/2018HReferred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 9
2/9/2018HBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Tuesday, 02-13-18 2:00PM in House conference room 325.
2/13/2018HThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Nishimoto, San Buenaventura, Brower, C. Lee, Morikawa, Takayama, McDermott, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/16/2018HReported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 711-18) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
2/16/2018HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Ward voting no (1) and Representative(s) DeCoite, Ing, Nakamura, Onishi, Woodson excused (5).
2/23/2018HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Tuesday, 02-27-18 11:00AM in House conference room 308.
2/27/2018HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Representative(s) Kobayashi, Lowen, Tupola, Ward.
3/2/2018HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 979-18), recommending passage on Third Reading.
3/2/2018HPassed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Thielen, Tupola, Ward voting no (3) and Representative(s) Ing, San Buenaventura, Say, Yamane excused (4). Transmitted to Senate.
3/6/2018SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 237).
3/6/2018SPassed First Reading.
3/8/2018SReferred to JDC, WAM.
3/20/2018SRe-Referred to JDC/WAM.

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

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HB2541 HD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice
JUD 325 2/13/2018 2:00 PM View
FIN 308 2/27/2018 11:00 AM View