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SB144 SD2 HD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO LOBBYISTS.
Report Title: State Ethics Commission Package; Transcripts; Lobbyists; Fines
Description: Removes restriction on access to transcripts from public contested hearings. Removes statutory remnants from when violations of the lobbyist law resulted in criminal penalties. Allows the state ethics commission to assess an administrative fine pursuant to a settlement agreement. (SB144 HD1)
Companion:  HB171
Package: State Ethics Commission
Current Referral: JUD, FIN
Introducer(s): KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party)

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1/18/2019SIntroduced.
1/18/2019SPassed First Reading.
1/22/2019SReferred to JDC, WAM.
2/1/2019SThe committee(s) on JDC has scheduled a public hearing on 02-07-19 9:00AM in conference room 016.
2/7/2019SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, Wakai, Gabbard, Kim; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Fevella.
2/13/2019SReported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 256) 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.
2/15/2019SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-20-19 10:05AM in conference room 211.
2/20/2019SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, K. Kahele, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Harimoto, Riviere.
3/1/2019SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 852) 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. 54) 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. 1516) 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).
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, UNAMENDED. 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.
4/4/2019HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2078), recommending passage on Third Reading.
4/4/2019HDeferred one day 04-05-19.
4/5/2019HPassed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Eli, Mizuno, Nishimoto excused (3). Transmitted to Senate.
4/9/2019SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 642).
4/9/2019SSenate disagrees with House amendments.
4/9/2019HReceived notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 885).
4/15/2019HHouse Conferees Appointed: C. Lee, Matayoshi Co-Chairs; Thielen.
4/15/2019SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 809).
4/17/2019SReconsideration of action taken on 04-09-19 in disagreeing to the House amendments.
4/17/2019SSenate agrees with House amendments. Placed on the calendar for Final Reading on 04-18-19.
4/17/2019SOne Day Notice 04-18-19.
4/18/2019SPassed Final Reading. Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 0 Excused: none.
4/18/2019HReceived notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 915).
4/18/2019SEnrolled to Governor.
6/25/2019HAct 109, on 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1211).
6/25/2019SAct 109, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1211).

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SB144 SD2 HD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
JDC 016 2/07/2019 9:00 AM View
WAM 211 2/20/2019 10:05 AM View
JUD 325 3/11/2019 2:00 PM View
JUD 325 3/18/2019 2:00 PM View
FIN 308 3/28/2019 3:00 PM View