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Measure Title: RELATING TO FALSE CLAIMS TO THE STATE.
Report Title: False Claims to the State; Civil Penalties; Increase; Federal Law
Description: Amends the false claims statute, section 661-21(a), Hawaii Revised Statutes, to increase civil monetary penalty minimum and maximum amounts to maintain consistency with federal law so that the State can continue to maximize its recoveries in cases where state money is taken illegally and False Claims Act prosecution is successful. (CD1)
Companion:  HB949
Package: Governor
Current Referral: JUD, FIN
Introducer(s): KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party)

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1/24/2019SIntroduced.
1/24/2019SPassed First Reading.
1/28/2019SReferred to JDC, WAM.
2/4/2019SThe committee(s) on JDC has scheduled a public hearing on 02-08-19 9:00AM in conference room 016.
2/8/2019SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, Wakai, Kim; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Fevella.
2/13/2019SReported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 262) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
2/13/2019SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
2/19/2019SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-21-19 10:00AM in conference room 211.
2/21/2019SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 9 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 4 Excused: Senator(s) English, Harimoto, K. Kahele, Riviere.
2/28/2019SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 728) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
2/28/2019S48 Hrs. Notice 03-05-19.
3/5/2019SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 24; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 1 (Senator(s) Harimoto). Transmitted to House.
3/5/2019HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 384) in amended form (SD 2).
3/7/2019HPass First Reading
3/7/2019HReferred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 27
3/8/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Monday, 03-11-19 2:00PM in House conference room 325.
3/11/2019HThe committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 03-18-19.
3/11/2019HBill scheduled for decision making on Monday, 03-18-19 2:00PM in conference room 325.
3/18/2019HThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Brower, Creagan, Morikawa, Say, Takayama, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Lowen, McKelvey, Yamane.
3/21/2019HReported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1519) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
3/21/2019HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Belatti, Cabanilla Arakawa, Holt, Tokioka, Yamane excused (5).
4/1/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Wednesday, 04-03-19 2:00PM in House conference room 308.
4/3/2019HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Todd, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Holt, Nishimoto.
4/5/2019HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2180), recommending passage on Third Reading.
4/9/2019HPassed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
4/11/2019SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 777).
4/11/2019SSenate disagrees with House amendments.
4/11/2019HReceived notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 893).
4/15/2019HHouse Conferees Appointed: San Buenaventura, Matayoshi Co-Chairs; Thielen.
4/15/2019SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 809).
4/16/2019SSenate Conferees Appointed: K. Rhoads Chair; Shimabukuro Co-Chair; Kim, Fevella.
4/16/2019HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 903).
4/22/2019SConference committee meeting scheduled for 04-23-19 3:10PM in conference room 325.
4/23/2019SThe Conference committee recommends that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, Shimabukuro, Kim; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Fevella.
4/23/2019HThe Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 2 Ayes: Representative(s) San Buenaventura, Matayoshi; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Thielen.
4/25/2019SReported from Conference Committee as amended CD 1 (Conf. Com. Rep. No. 34).
4/25/2019S48 Hrs. Notice (as amended CD 1) 04-30-19.
4/25/2019HReported from Conference Committee (Conf Com. Rep. No. 34) as amended in (CD 1).
4/25/2019HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 04-30-19.
4/30/2019HPassed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0).
4/30/2019SPassed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 0 Excused: none.
5/1/2019HReceived notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 968).
5/2/2019SReceived notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 883).
5/6/2019SEnrolled to Governor.
6/12/2019HAct 068, on 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1169).
6/12/2019SAct 068, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1169).

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

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SB1176 SD2 HD1 CD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
JDC 016 2/08/2019 9:00 AM View
WAM 211 2/21/2019 10:00 AM View
JUD 325 3/11/2019 2:00 PM View
JUD 325 3/18/2019 2:00 PM View
FIN 308 4/03/2019 2:00 PM View
CONF 325 4/23/2019 3:10 PM View