31st Legislature, 2021
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Measure Title: RELATING TO STATE GOVERNMENT.
Report Title: Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems; University of Hawaii at Hilo; Challenger Center Hawaii Program; Tourism Special Fund; Hawaii Tourism Authority; County Transient Accommodations Tax; Appropriation ($)
Description: Abolishes the office of aerospace development, aerospace advisory committee, and Hawaii unmanned aerial systems test site advisory board. Transfers administration of the Pacific international space center for exploration systems from DBEDT to the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Transfers the administration of and the budget for the Challenger center Hawaii program from the office of aerospace development to DOE. Decreases transient accommodations tax allocation to the convention center enterprise special fund. Repeals transient accommodation tax allocation to the counties. Authorizes the counties to establish a county transient accommodations tax at a rate not to exceed three per cent. Effective 1/1/2022, repeals the tourism special fund and repeals certain compensation package limits for the president and chief executive officer of HTA. Repeals the HTA's exemption from the public procurement code. Makes an appropriation for HTA. (CD1)
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: ECD, LAT, FIN
Introducer(s): MARTEN, TAM, WILDBERGER

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1/25/2021HPending introduction.
1/27/2021HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/29/2021HReferred to ECD, FIN, referral sheet 2
2/9/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by ECD on Friday, 02-12-21 9:30AM in House conference room 312 Via Videoconference.
2/12/2021HThe committees on ECD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Quinlan, Holt, D. Kobayashi, Onishi, Takayama; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Sayama, Okimoto; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Belatti.
2/18/2021HReported from ECD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 440) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
2/18/2021HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Okimoto, Wildberger voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Ward voting no (1) and Representative(s) Gates 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 committee(s) on FIN recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 03-02-21.
3/1/2021HBill scheduled for decision making on Tuesday, 03-02-21 1:00PM in conference room 308 Via Videoconference.
3/2/2021HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) McDermott.
3/5/2021HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 937) as amended in HD 2, recommending passage on Third Reading.
3/5/2021HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 03-09-21.
3/9/2021HPassed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with Representative(s) Okimoto voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Ward voting no (1) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
3/11/2021SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 255).
3/11/2021SPassed First Reading.
3/11/2021SReferred to EET/HRE, WAM.
3/19/2021SThe committee(s) on EET/HRE has scheduled a public hearing on 03-22-21 3:15PM; CR 224 & Videoconference.
3/22/2021SThe committee(s) on EET recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in EET were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Wakai, Misalucha, Lee, Riviere, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
3/22/2021SThe committee(s) on HRE recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in HRE were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Kim, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Kidani, Keith-Agaran.
3/25/2021SReported from EET/HRE (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1132) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
3/25/2021SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
4/5/2021SRe-Referred to EET/HRE, WAM/CPN.
4/7/2021SThe committee(s) on WAM/CPN has scheduled a public hearing on 04-09-21 10:30AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
4/9/2021SThe committee(s) on WAM/CPN deferred the measure until 04-09-21 2:15PM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
4/9/2021SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Moriwaki, Taniguchi, Wakai; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Fevella; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Kanuha, Kidani, Shimabukuro.
4/9/2021SThe committee(s) on CPN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPN were as follows: 6 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, Chang, Misalucha, Nishihara, Riviere, San Buenaventura; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Fevella; and 0 Excused: none.
4/9/2021SReported from WAM/CPN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1711) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
4/9/2021S48 Hrs. Notice 04-13-21.
4/13/2021SReport Adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 24; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Acasio, Ihara. Noes, 1 (Senator(s) Fevella). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
4/13/2021HReturned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 717) in amended form (SD 2).
4/15/2021SSenate Conferees Appointed: Wakai Chair; Kim, Dela Cruz, Baker Co-Chairs; Misalucha, Fevella.
4/15/2021HHouse disagrees with Senate amendment (s).
4/15/2021HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 791).
4/16/2021HRe-referred to ECD, LAT, FIN, referral sheet 36
4/16/2021SReceived notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 558).
4/16/2021HHouse Conferees Appointed: Quinlan, Onishi, Luke Co-Chairs; Okimoto.
4/19/2021SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560).
4/19/2021HBill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Tuesday, 04-20-21 10:30AM in conference room CR 325.
4/20/2021HConference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-22-21 11:30AM in conference room CR 325.
4/22/2021HConference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-22-21 7:30PM in conference room CR 325.
4/22/2021HThe Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 4 Ayes: Representative(s) Quinlan, Onishi, Luke, Okimoto; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
4/22/2021SThe Conference committee recommends that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Wakai, Kim, Dela Cruz, Baker, Misalucha; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Fevella; and 0 Excused: none.
4/23/2021HReported from Conference Committee (Conf Com. Rep. No. 184) as amended in (CD 1).
4/23/2021HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday 04-27-21.
4/23/2021SReported from Conference Committee as amended CD 1 (Conf. Com. Rep. No. 184).
4/23/2021S48 Hrs. Notice (as amended CD 1) 04-27-21.
4/27/2021SPassed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). Ayes, 23; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Chang, Ihara, Taniguchi . 2 No(es): Senator(s) Acasio, Fevella. 0 Excused: none.
4/27/2021HPassed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with Representative(s) Har, Tam, Tokioka voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Hashem, Kong, McKelvey, Takumi, Ward, Wildberger voting no (6) and none excused (0).
4/28/2021HReceived notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 858).
4/28/2021SReceived notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 634).
4/28/2021HTransmitted to Governor.
6/21/2021HNotice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1158)
6/21/2021SNotice of Intent to veto dated 06/21/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1158)
7/6/2021SVetoed on 07/06/2021 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1288).
7/6/2021HVetoed (Gov. Msg. No. 1288).
7/6/2021SVeto overridden - 2/3's vote: Ayes, 17; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Moriwaki . Noes, 8 (Senator(s) Acasio, Baker, Chang, L. DeCoite, Fevella, Ihara, Inouye, Taniguchi). Excused, 0 (none).
7/6/2021HVeto overridden by 2/3's vote with 38 Ayes; 8 Noes Representative(s) Har, Kong, McDermott, Okimoto, Takumi, Tokioka, Ward, Wildberger; and 4 Excused Representative(s) Ilagan, McKelvey, Nishimoto, Ohno.
7/6/2021HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 2) motion to override veto that was approved and carried by a 2/3 vote by the members of the Senate.
7/6/2021SReceived notice from House that motion to override veto was approved and carried by a 2/3 vote by the members of the House (Hse. Com. No. 2).
7/8/2021HAct 001, 2021 Special Session, on 07-06-21, veto overrride.
7/8/2021SAct 001, Special Session 2021, 07/06/21.

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

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HB862 HD2 SD2 CD1






CommDate/Time/RoomNotice 
ECD 2/12/21 9:30A
312 Via Videoconference
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FIN 2/26/21 11:00A
308 Via Videoconference
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FIN 3/02/21 1:00P
308 Via Videoconference
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EET/HRE 3/22/21 3:15P
CR 224 & Videoconference
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WAM/CPN 4/09/21 10:30A
CR 211 & Videoconference
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CONF 4/20/21 10:30A
CR 325
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CONF 4/22/21 11:30A
CR 325
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CONF 4/22/21 7:30P
CR 325
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