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SB1405 SD2 HD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO ELECTRONIC SMOKING PRODUCTS.
Report Title: Eliquid; Tobacco Products; Tax
Description: Establishes the offense of unlawful shipment of e-liquid products. Includes e-liquid and electronic smoking devices in regulatory and taxation requirements applicable to tobacco products. Increases tobacco wholesaler or dealer license fees and retail permit fees. Allocates portions of tobacco tax revenues to the Hawaii Tobacco Prevention and Control Trust Fund and to support tobacco and cancer prevention research. Repeals statutory provisions made obsolete. (SB1405 HD1)
Companion:  HB1574
Package: None
Current Referral: HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN
Introducer(s): BAKER, S. CHANG, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, Fevella, Kanuha, Keith-Agaran, Kim, Nishihara, Shimabukuro

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1/24/2019SIntroduced.
1/24/2019SPassed First Reading.
1/28/2019SReferred to CPH, JDC/WAM.
2/6/2019SThe committee(s) on CPH has scheduled a public hearing on 02-13-19 9:10AM in conference room 229.
2/13/2019SThe committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPH were as follows: 6 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, S. Chang, Nishihara, Ruderman, L. Thielen, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) J.Keohokalole.
2/15/2019SReported from CPH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 590) 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.
2/22/2019SThe committee(s) on JDC/WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-26-19 10:05AM in conference room 211.
2/26/2019SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, Wakai, Gabbard, Kim, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/26/2019SThe 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, English, Harimoto, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 4 Excused: Senator(s) Keith-Agaran, Inouye, K. Kahele, Riviere.
3/1/2019SReported from JDC/WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1000) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
3/1/2019S48 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. 475) in amended form (SD 2).
3/7/2019HPass First Reading
3/7/2019HReferred to HLT, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 27
3/8/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by HLT on Tuesday, 03-12-19 9:00AM in House conference room 329.
3/12/2019HThe committees on HLT recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Mizuno, B. Kobayashi, Belatti, Nakamura, San Buenaventura, Tokioka; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Say; 1 Noes: Representative(s) Ward; and Excused: none.
3/14/2019HReported from HLT (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1304) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to JUD.
3/14/2019HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with Representative(s) Cachola, Gates, D. Kobayashi, Kong, McKelvey, Okimoto, San Buenaventura, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, McDermott voting no (2) and Representative(s) Takumi excused (1).
3/14/2019HRe-referred to HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN, referral sheet 34
3/15/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by CPC/JUD on Wednesday, 03-20-19 2:00PM in House conference room 329.
3/20/2019HThe committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Takumi, Ichiyama, Aquino, Cachola, Har, Kong, Mizuno, Onishi, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; 1 Noes: Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Belatti.
3/20/2019HThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, Creagan, Lowen, McKelvey, Morikawa, Say, Takayama, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) San Buenaventura; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Brower, Yamane.
3/22/2019HReported from CPC/JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1600), recommending referral to FIN.
3/22/2019HReport adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) D. Kobayashi, Okimoto voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Ward voting no (2) and Representative(s) Quinlan, Yamane excused (2).

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SB1405 SD2 HD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
CPH 229 2/13/2019 9:10 AM View
JDC/WAM 211 2/26/2019 10:05 AM View
HLT 329 3/12/2019 9:00 AM View
CPC/JUD 329 3/20/2019 2:00 PM View