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HB2656 HD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO ACCESS TO JUSTICE.
Report Title: Hawaii Justice League; Loan Repayment; Public Interest; Access to Justice; Appropriation ($)
Description: Establishes the Hawaii justice league program to provide partial loan repayments on behalf of eligible lawyers that pursue public interest work in Hawaii. Provides for loan repayments by the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law. Establishes the Hawaii justice league revolving fund. Makes an appropriation. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (HD1)
Companion:  SB2479
Package: None
Current Referral: HRE, WAM/JDC
Introducer(s): SAIKI

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1/23/2020HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/27/2020HReferred to LHE, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 5
1/29/2020HBill scheduled to be heard by LHE on Friday, 01-31-20 2:00PM in House conference room 309.
1/31/2020HThe committees on LHE recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Woodson, Hashem, Quinlan, DeCoite, Johanson, D. Kobayashi, Morikawa, Ohno, Tarnas, Tokioka, Okimoto; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/4/2020HReported from LHE (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 64-20) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to JUD.
2/4/2020HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0).
2/7/2020HBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Monday, 02-10-20 2:05PM in House conference room 325.
2/10/2020HThe committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 02-11-20 2:01pm.
2/10/2020HBill scheduled for decision making on Tuesday, 02-11-20 2:01PM in conference room 325.
2/11/2020HThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Brower, Creagan, Lowen, McKelvey, Perruso, Say, Yamane, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Nakashima, Takayama.
2/14/2020HReported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 541-20), recommending referral to FIN.
2/14/2020HReport adopted; 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 11:00AM 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; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Wildberger, McDermott.
2/27/2020HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 764-20), 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. 106).
2/28/2020SPassed First Reading.
3/3/2020SReferred to HRE, WAM/JDC.

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

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HB2656 HD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
LHE 309 1/31/2020 2:00 PM View
JUD 325 2/10/2020 2:05 PM View
JUD 325 2/11/2020 2:01 PM View
FIN 308 2/21/2020 11:00 AM View