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SB2654 SD2 HD2       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO CHAPTER 245, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
Report Title: Unlawful Shipment and Transport of Tobacco Products; Electronic Smoking Devices; E-liquid; Tax; Permit; License; Excise Tax; Department of the Attorney General; Department of Health; Penal Code
Description: Prohibits the shipment of tobacco products, and the transport of tobacco products ordered or purchased through a remote sale, to anyone other than a licensee. Makes all provisions of the cigarette tax and tobacco tax law that relate to tobacco products applicable to e-liquid. Increases the license fee for wholesalers or dealers and the retail tobacco permit fee. Amends the taxes on cigarettes and tobacco products. Increases the excise tax for each cigarette or little cigar sold, used, or possessed by a wholesaler or dealer. Increases the excise tax on the wholesale price of each article or item of tobacco products, other than large cigars, sold by the wholesaler or dealer. Establishing an electronic smoking device retailer registration unit within the Department of the Attorney General. Amends the Penal Code. Regulates the delivery and sale of electronic smoking devices to purchasers within the State. (SB2654 HD2)
Companion:  HB2737HB2492
Package: None
Current Referral: HHS, CPC, FIN
Introducer(s): BAKER, HARIMOTO, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, English, Espero, Gabbard, Galuteria, Kim, Taniguchi

Sort by Date Status Text
1/19/2018SIntroduced.
1/22/2018SPassed First Reading.
1/24/2018SReferred to CPH, WAM.
1/31/2018SThe committee(s) on CPH has scheduled a public hearing on 02-08-18 9:00AM in conference room 229.
2/2/2018SThe committee(s) on CPH has rescheduled its public hearing to 02-08-18 8:30AM in conference room 229.
2/8/2018SThe committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPH were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, Tokuda, S. Chang, Ruderman; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Espero, Ihara, Nishihara.
2/16/2018SReported from CPH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2506) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
2/16/2018SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
2/20/2018SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-23-18 11:00AM in conference room 211.
2/23/2018SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Galuteria, Harimoto, Inouye, K. Kahele, Kidani, Riviere, Wakai; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Shimabukuro.
3/2/2018SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2696) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
3/2/2018S48 Hrs. Notice 03-06-18.
3/6/2018SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
3/6/2018HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 250) in amended form (SD 2).
3/8/2018HPass First Reading
3/8/2018HReferred to HHS, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 36
3/12/2018HBill scheduled to be heard by HHS on Wednesday, 03-14-18 8:40AM in House conference room 329.
3/14/2018HThe committees on HHS recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 3 Ayes: Representative(s) Mizuno, Kobayashi, Learmont; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Belatti, Tupola.
3/16/2018HReported from HHS (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1206-18) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to CPC.
3/16/2018HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Tupola voting no (1) and Representative(s) DeCoite, Fukumoto, Har, Holt, Nakashima, Souki, Tokioka excused (7).
3/16/2018HBill scheduled to be heard by CPC on Tuesday, 03-20-18 2:00PM in House conference room 329.
3/20/2018HThe committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Takumi, Ichiyama, Aquino, Ito, LoPresti, Say, Tokioka, Yamane; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Johanson, Mizuno, McDermott.
3/23/2018HReported from CPC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1391-18), recommending referral to FIN.
3/23/2018HReport adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Quinlan, Tupola voting no (2) and Representative(s) C. Lee, Lowen, McDermott, Souki, Tokioka excused (5).
4/2/2018HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Wednesday, 04-04-18 1:30PM in House conference room 308.
4/4/2018HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Gates, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Ward; 1 Noes: Representative(s) Tupola; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Fukumoto, Holt, Todd.
4/6/2018HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1982-18) as amended in HD 2, recommending passage on Third Reading.
4/6/2018HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 04-10-18.
4/10/2018HPassed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with Representative(s) Gates voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) McDermott, Tupola voting no (2) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
4/10/2018SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 589).
4/12/2018SSenate disagrees with House amendments.
4/12/2018HReceived notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 784).
4/16/2018HHouse Conferees Appointed: Mizuno, Takumi, Luke Co-Chairs; Ito, Ward.
4/16/2018SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 610).
4/17/2018SSenate Conferees Appointed: Baker Chair; English Co-Chair; S. Chang, Ruderman, Tokuda.
4/17/2018HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 788).
4/17/2018SConference committee meeting scheduled for 04-19-18 9:00AM in conference room 229.
4/19/2018SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-20-18 9:05AM in conference room 229.
4/20/2018SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-23-18 10:45AM in conference room 229.
4/23/2018SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-24-18 9:00AM in conference room 229.
4/24/2018SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-18 9:00AM in conference room 229.
4/25/2018SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-18 9:00AM in conference room 229.
4/26/2018SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 9:00AM in conference room 229.

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

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SB2654 SD2 HD2






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice
CPH 229 2/08/2018 8:30 AM View
WAM 211 2/23/2018 11:00 AM View
HHS 329 3/14/2018 8:40 AM View
CPC 329 3/20/2018 2:00 PM View
FIN 308 4/04/2018 1:30 PM View
CONF 229 4/19/2018 9:00 AM View
CONF 229 4/20/2018 9:05 AM View
CONF 229 4/23/2018 10:45 AM View
CONF 229 4/24/2018 9:00 AM View
CONF 229 4/25/2018 9:00 AM View
CONF 229 4/26/2018 9:00 AM View
CONF 229 4/27/2018 9:00 AM View