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HB340       (?)


Measure Title: PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO REQUIRE THE JUDICIAL SELECTION COMMISSION TO BE GUIDED BY PRINCIPLES OF MERIT IN THE SELECTION OF JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS AND THE RETENTION OF JUDGES AND JUSTICES.
Report Title: Constitutional Amendment; Judicial Selection Commission; Merit Principles (ConAm)
Description: Proposes an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Hawaii to require the judicial selection commission to be guided by principles of merit in the selection of judicial nominations and the retention of judges and justices.
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: JDC/WAM
Introducer(s): SAIKI

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1/22/2021HPending introduction.
1/25/2021HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/27/2021HReferred to JHA, FIN, referral sheet 1
2/2/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by JHA on Thursday, 02-04-21 2:00PM in House conference room Via Videoconference.
2/4/2021HThe committees on JHA recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) Nakashima, Matayoshi, Ichiyama, D. Kobayashi, LoPresti, Lowen, McKelvey, Nakamura, Takumi, Todd; Ayes with reservations: none; 1 Noes: Representative(s) Ward; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Tokioka.
2/11/2021HReported from JHA (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 185), recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
2/11/2021HPassed Second Reading and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Okimoto voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Ward voting no (1) and Representative(s) Ohno excused (1).
2/23/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Friday, 02-26-21 11:00AM in House conference room 308 Via Videoconference.
2/26/2021HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Nishimoto.
3/5/2021HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 797), recommending passage on Third Reading.
3/5/2021HPassed Third Reading with Representative(s) Ward voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) McKelvey excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
3/9/2021SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 117).
3/9/2021SPassed First Reading.
3/9/2021SReferred to JDC/WAM.

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

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HB340






CommDate/Time/RoomNotice 
JHA 2/04/21 2:00P
Via Videoconference
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FIN 2/26/21 11:00A
308 Via Videoconference
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