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SB2723 SD1 HD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Report Title: GoFarm Hawaii; Food Sustainability; University of Hawaii; Beginning Farmer Training Program; Appropriations ($)
Description: Requires GoFarm Hawaii to provide the chairperson of the board of agriculture with an annual report of the program's goals and a semi-annual report outlining program outputs and outcomes. Establishes a five-year beginning farmer training program to be administered by the University of Hawaii West Oahu sustainable community food systems program. Appropriates funds for the GoFarm Hawaii program and the beginning farmer training program. Effective 7/1/2150. Repeals the beginning farmer training program on 6/30/2025. (HD1)
Companion:  HB2568
Package: None
Current Referral: AGR, LHE, FIN
Introducer(s): GABBARD, Baker, Ihara, Keith-Agaran, J.Keohokalole, Riviere, L. Thielen

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1/17/2020SIntroduced.
1/21/2020SPassed First Reading.
1/27/2020SReferred to HRE/AEN, WAM.
2/3/2020SThe committee(s) on HRE/AEN has scheduled a public hearing on 02-11-20 3:00PM in conference room 229.
2/11/2020SThe committee(s) on AEN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in AEN were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, K. Rhoads, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Ruderman, L. Thielen.
2/11/2020SThe committee(s) on HRE recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in HRE were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Kim, Kidani, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran.
2/14/2020SReported from HRE/AEN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2716) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading and referral to WAM.
2/14/2020SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM.
2/14/2020SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-20-20 10:35AM in conference room 211.
2/20/2020SThe 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, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) English, K. Kahele.
2/28/2020SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 3052) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 1).
2/28/2020S48 Hrs. Notice 03-03-20.
3/3/2020SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 1). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
3/3/2020HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 356) in amended form (SD 1).
3/5/2020HPass First Reading
3/9/2020HReferred to AGR, LHE, FIN , referral sheet 36
3/9/2020HBill scheduled to be heard by AGR on Wednesday, 03-11-20 9:00AM in House conference room 312.
3/11/2020HThe committees on AGR recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Creagan, DeCoite, Cabanilla Arakawa, Perruso, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Onishi; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Cachola, Holt.
3/13/2020HReported from AGR (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1030-20) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to LHE.
3/13/2020HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on LHE with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Gates, McDermott, Thielen excused (3).

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

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SB2723 SD1 HD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
HRE/AEN 229 2/11/2020 3:00 PM View
WAM 211 2/20/2020 10:35 AM View
AGR 312 3/11/2020 9:00 AM View