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Measure Title: RELATING TO INDUSTRIAL HEMP.
Report Title: Industrial Hemp; State Plan; Appropriations ($)
Description: Requires the Department of Agriculture to establish a permanent industrial hemp program pursuant to federal law, and a corresponding special fund. Reduces or repeals certain regulatory requirements under the existing industrial hemp pilot program. Establishes monetary penalties for the unauthorized cultivation of hemp. Establishes authorized cultivation of hemp as an affirmative defense to certain criminal offenses pertaining to marijuana. Excludes hemp from statutory definitions of marijuana. Requires the Chairperson of the Board of Agriculture to prepare a state plan for approval by the federal Secretary of Agriculture and report on the approval process to the Legislature and Governor. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: AGR, JUD, FIN
Introducer(s): GABBARD, BAKER, RUDERMAN, S. Chang, English, Ihara, Shimabukuro

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1/24/2019SIntroduced.
1/24/2019SPassed First Reading.
1/28/2019SReferred to AEN/JDC, WAM.
1/31/2019SThe committee(s) on AEN/JDC has scheduled a public hearing on 02-08-19 2:00PM in conference room 224.
2/8/2019SThe committee(s) on AEN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in AEN were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, Ruderman, K. Rhoads, L. Thielen; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Fevella.
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, Gabbard, Kim; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Wakai, Fevella.
2/15/2019SReported from AEN/JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 661) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
2/15/2019SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
2/15/2019SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-19-19 9:30AM in conference room 211.
2/19/2019SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 8 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 5 Excused: Senator(s) English, Harimoto, K. Kahele, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi.
3/1/2019SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1053) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
3/1/2019S48 Hrs. Notice 03-05-19.
3/5/2019SFloor Amendment No. 4 offered.
3/5/2019SFloor amendment adopted as amended (SD 3).
3/5/2019SSeparated Committee Report.
3/5/2019SReport filed.
3/5/2019S48 Hrs. Notice 03-07-19.
3/7/2019SPassed Third Reading, as amended (SD 3). Ayes, 23; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 2 (Senator(s) Harimoto, L. Thielen). Transmitted to House.
3/7/2019HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 527) in amended form (SD 3).
3/7/2019HPass First Reading
3/7/2019HReferred to AGR, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 28
3/8/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by AGR on Wednesday, 03-13-19 8:30AM in House conference room 312.
3/13/2019HThe committees on AGR recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Creagan, DeCoite, Cabanilla Arakawa, Cachola, Holt, Onishi, Perruso, Okimoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
3/15/2019HReported from AGR (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1359) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to JUD.
3/15/2019HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) McKelvey, Nakamura, Quinlan, Takumi excused (4).
3/15/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Monday, 03-18-19 2:05PM in House conference room 325.
3/18/2019HThe committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 03-19-19.
3/18/2019HBill scheduled for decision making on Tuesday, 03-19-19 2:00PM in conference room 325.
3/19/2019HThe committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 03-21-19.
3/19/2019HBill scheduled for decision making on Thursday, 03-21-19 2:00PM in conference room 325.
3/21/2019HThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Brower, Creagan, McKelvey, Morikawa, Say, Takayama, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Lowen, Yamane.
3/22/2019HReported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1696) as amended in HD 2, recommending referral to FIN.
3/22/2019HReport adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 2 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Quinlan, Yamane excused (2).
3/25/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Thursday, 03-28-19 3:00PM in House conference room 308.
3/28/2019HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Holt, Todd.
4/5/2019HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2143) as amended in HD 3, recommending passage on Third Reading.
4/5/2019HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 04-09-19.
4/9/2019HPassed Third Reading as amended in HD 3 with Representative(s) DeCoite, Har voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
4/11/2019SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 788).
4/11/2019SSenate disagrees with House amendments.
4/11/2019HReceived notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 893).
4/15/2019HHouse Conferees Appointed: Creagan, C. Lee, Holt Co-Chairs; Wildberger, Thielen.
4/15/2019SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 809).
4/15/2019SSenate Conferees Appointed: Gabbard Chair; K. Rhoads, English Co-Chairs; Fevella.
4/15/2019HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 901).
4/18/2019SConference committee meeting scheduled for 04-22-19 10:00AM in conference room 224.
4/22/2019SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-24-19 10:00AM in conference room 224.
4/24/2019SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-19 10:00AM in conference room 224.
4/25/2019SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-19 4:15PM in conference room 224.
4/25/2019HConference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday, 04-25-19 at 4:15PM in Conference Room 224.
4/25/2019SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-19 10:03AM in conference room 224.
4/26/2019HHouse Conferees Changed: Representative Luke added as Co-Chair. Representative Holt discharged as Co-Chair.
4/26/2019SThe Conference committee recommends that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, K. Rhoads, English, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
4/26/2019HThe Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 5 Ayes: Representative(s) Creagan, C. Lee, Luke, Wildberger, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
4/26/2019SReceived notice of change in conferees (Hse. Com. No. 873).
4/26/2019SReported from Conference Committee as amended CD 1 (Conf. Com. Rep. No. 186).
4/26/2019S48 Hrs. Notice (as amended CD 1) 04-30-19.
4/26/2019HReported from Conference Committee (Conf Com. Rep. No. 186) as amended in (CD 1).
4/26/2019HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 04-30-19.
4/30/2019SPassed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 0 Excused: none.
4/30/2019HPassed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0).
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.
6/24/2019HNotice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1202)
6/24/2019SNotice of Intent to veto dated 06-24-19 (Gov. Msg. No. 1202)
7/9/2019HVetoed (Gov. Msg. No. 1384).
7/9/2019SVetoed on 07-09-19 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1384).

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SB1353 SD3 HD3 CD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
AEN/JDC 224 2/08/2019 2:00 PM View
WAM 211 2/19/2019 9:30 AM View
AGR 312 3/13/2019 8:30 AM View
JUD 325 3/18/2019 2:05 PM View
JUD 325 3/19/2019 2:00 PM View
JUD 325 3/21/2019 2:00 PM View
FIN 308 3/28/2019 3:00 PM View
CONF 224 4/22/2019 10:00 AM View
CONF 224 4/24/2019 10:00 AM View
CONF 224 4/25/2019 10:00 AM View
CONF 224 4/26/2019 10:03 AM View