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SB1219 SD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
Report Title: Hawaii Emergency Management Agency; Emergency Management Reserve Corps; Comprehensive Emergency Plan; Emergency Funding Authorization
Description: Transfers personnel employment responsibilities, coordination duties, and emergency management reserve corps responsibilities from the director to the administrator. Amends county emergency operations plan requirements. Increases the maximum amount the governor may expend from the major disaster fund during a single emergency or disaster. Authorizes the administrator to pay emergency management reserve corps members for emergency response activities, rather than training only. Requires the Hawaii emergency management agency to prepare a comprehensive emergency plan, adopt standards for county emergency management plans, and recommend emergency prevention and mitigation measures related to building codes, zoning, and land use controls to the Legislature, among other requirements. (SD1)
Companion:  HB993
Package: Governor
Current Referral: PSM, WAM
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 PSM, WAM.
2/1/2019SThe committee(s) on PSM has scheduled a public hearing on 02-07-19 2:00PM in conference room 229.
2/7/2019SThe committee(s) on PSM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in PSM were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Nishihara, Wakai, Baker, Harimoto; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Fevella.
2/14/2019SReported from PSM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 346) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
2/14/2019SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.

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

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SB1219 SD1






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