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SB1256 SD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO CERTAIN PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF SUBTITLE 4.
Report Title: Destruction or Harvesting of Trees including Koa on State Lands; Forest Reserves Violations; Penalties
Description: Amends fines for destroying or harvesting trees or tree products, including koa, on state forest reserves lands to an amount up to $10,000 or three times the market value at the time and place of the violation for each tree, whichever is greater, in addition to any costs associated with restoration or replacement of the habitat and damages to public land or natural resources, or any combination thereof. Clarifies that any person violating any provision of part II (Forest Reserves) of chapter 183, Hawaii Revised Statutes, or any rule adopted pursuant thereto, other than section 183-17, Hawaii Revised Statutes, shall be guilty of a petty misdemeanor. Decriminalizes traffic infractions within forest reserves and sets fine amounts. Repeals the general penalty provision of section 183-4, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Takes effect 12/31/2050. (SD1)
Companion:  HB1030
Package: Governor
Current Referral: WLH, 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 WTL/TRS, JDC/WAM.
2/5/2019SThe committee(s) on WTL/TRS has scheduled a public hearing on 02-08-19 1:15PM in conference room 229.
2/8/2019SThe committee(s) on TRS recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in TRS were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Inouye, Harimoto, Shimabukuro, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) English.
2/8/2019SThe committee(s) on WTL recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WTL were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Kahele, Nishihara, Riviere, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Keith-Agaran.
2/15/2019SReported from WTL/TRS (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 500) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to JDC/WAM.
2/15/2019SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC/WAM.
12/1/2019DCarried over to 2020 Regular Session.
2/24/2020SThe committee(s) on JDC/WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-26-20 1:10PM in conference room 211.
2/26/2020SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Harimoto, K. Kahele, Taniguchi.
2/26/2020SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in JDC were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, J.Keohokalole, Kim, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard.
2/28/2020SReported from JDC/WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 3170) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading.
2/28/2020SOne Day Notice 03-03-20.
3/3/2020SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading. Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
3/3/2020HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 79) in amended form (SD 1).
3/5/2020HPass First Reading
3/9/2020HReferred to WLH, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 36

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

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SB1256 SD1






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