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HB2715 HD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY GRANTS.
Report Title: Research and Technology Grant Program; Hawaii Technology Development Corporation; Appropriation ($)
Description: Establishes the research and technology grant program within the Hawaii technology development corporation to provide grants to qualified research and technology companies in Hawaii for eligible projects. Establishes program guidelines and eligibility criteria for research and technology companies. Requires eligible projects to foster science, technology, engineering, or mathematics education at the K-12 or university levels. Appropriates funds to the program. Takes effect on 7/1/2112. (HD1)
Companion:  SB2944
Package: None
Current Referral: EDB, LHE, FIN
Introducer(s): MCKELVEY, WOODSON

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1/23/2020HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/27/2020HReferred to EDB, LHE, FIN, referral sheet 5
1/28/2020HBill scheduled to be heard by EDB on Friday, 01-31-20 8:30AM in House conference room 309.
1/28/2020HBill re-scheduled to be heard by EDB on Friday, 01-31-20 9:30AM in conference room 309.
1/31/2020HThe committee(s) on EDB recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 02-05-20.
1/31/2020HBill scheduled for decision making on Wednesday, 02-05-20 9:30AM in conference room 309.
2/5/2020HThe committees on EDB recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 5 Ayes: Representative(s) McKelvey, Kitagawa, Ichiyama, Quinlan, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Eli, Johanson, Matsumoto.
2/7/2020HReported from EDB (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 220-20) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to LHE.
2/7/2020HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on LHE with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) McDermott, Yamashita excused (2).
2/10/2020HBill scheduled to be heard by LHE on Wednesday, 02-12-20 2:10PM in House conference room 309.
2/12/2020HThe committees on LHE recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. 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; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
2/14/2020HReported from LHE (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 576-20), 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).

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

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HB2715 HD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
EDB 309 1/31/2020 9:30 AM View
EDB 309 2/05/2020 9:30 AM View
LHE 309 2/12/2020 2:10 PM View