31st Legislature, 2021
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HB553 HD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO THE PROTECTION OF SHARKS.
Report Title: Sharks; Prohibitions; Penalties; Exemptions
Description: Establishes an offense of knowingly capturing, entangling, or killing a shark in state marine waters, and provides penalties and fines. Provides certain exemptions. Requires the department of land and natural resources to establish rules to achieve certain objectives. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD1)
Companion:  SB504
Package: Environmental Legislative Caucus
Current Referral: WAL, JHA
Introducer(s): LOWEN, BRANCO, DECOITE, GANADEN, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, ILAGAN, KAPELA, LOPRESTI, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, PERRUSO, TAKAYAMA, WILDBERGER

Sort by Date Status Text
1/22/2021HPending introduction.
1/25/2021HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/27/2021HReferred to AGR, JHA, referral sheet 1
1/29/2021HRe-referred to WAL, JHA, referral sheet 2
2/16/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by WAL on Thursday, 02-18-21 8:30AM in House conference room 430 Via Videoconference.
2/18/2021HThe committees on WAL recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Tarnas, Branco, Ganaden, B. Kobayashi, Morikawa, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; 1 Noes: Representative(s) Kong; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Ohno.
2/19/2021HReported from WAL (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 596) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to JHA.
2/19/2021HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JHA with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Har, Kong, Matayoshi excused (3).
2/22/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by JHA on Wednesday, 02-24-21 2:00PM in House conference room 325 Via Videoconference.
2/24/2021HThe committees on JHA recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) Nakashima, Matayoshi, D. Kobayashi, LoPresti, Lowen, Nakamura, Takumi, Todd, Ward; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) McKelvey; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Ichiyama, Tokioka.

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

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HB553 HD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
WAL 430 Via Videoconference
2/18/2021 8:30 AM View
JHA 325 Via Videoconference
2/24/2021 2:00 PM View