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SB294 SD1 HD1       (?)

Report Title: Property Forfeiture; Disposition
Description: Restricts civil asset forfeiture to cases involving the commission of a felony offense where the property owner has been convicted of the underlying felony offense, subject to certain circumstances. Directs any forfeiture proceeds to the general fund. Amends the allowable expenses for moneys in the criminal forfeiture fund. Amends the requirements for the attorney general to adopt rules and report on the Hawaii omnibus criminal forfeiture act. Effective 7/1/3021. (HD1)
Companion:  HB659
Package: None
Current Referral: JHA, FIN

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1/22/2021SPassed First Reading.
1/25/2021SReferred to JDC.
1/29/2021SThe committee(s) on JDC has scheduled a public hearing on 02-02-21 9:30AM in conference room Videoconference.
2/2/2021SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Keohokalole, Acasio, Gabbard, Kim, Lee, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/5/2021SReported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 22) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
2/5/2021SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1).
2/5/2021S48 Hrs. Notice 02-08-21.
2/8/2021SPassed Third Reading, as amended (SD 1). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
2/8/2021HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 4) in amended form (SD 1).
2/9/2021HPass First Reading
2/11/2021HReferred to JHA, FIN, referral sheet 10
3/10/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by JHA on Friday, 03-12-21 2:00PM in House conference room 325 Via Videoconference.
3/12/2021HThe committee(s) on JHA recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until Tuesday, 03-16-21 at 2:00 PM in room 325.
3/12/2021HBill scheduled for decision making on Tuesday, 03-16-21 2:00PM in conference room 325 Via Videoconference.
3/16/2021HThe committees on JHA recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Nakashima, Matayoshi, Ichiyama, LoPresti, Lowen, McKelvey, Nakamura, Takumi, Todd, Tokioka, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) D. Kobayashi.
3/24/2021HReported from JHA (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1337) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
3/24/2021HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Okimoto voting no (1) and Representative(s) Quinlan excused (1).
3/29/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Wednesday, 03-31-21 2:30PM in House conference room 308 Via Videoconference.
3/31/2021HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; 1 Noes: Representative(s) Marten; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) McDermott.
4/8/2021HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1700), recommending passage on Third Reading.
4/8/2021HPassed Third Reading with Representative(s) Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Marten, Okimoto voting no (2) and Representative(s) McDermott excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
4/9/2021SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 403).
4/9/2021SDeferred One Day 04-13-21.
4/13/2021SSenate disagrees with House amendments.
4/13/2021HReceived notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 788).
4/15/2021SSenate Conferees Appointed: Rhoads Chair; Lee, Fevella.
4/15/2021HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 792).
4/16/2021HHouse Conferees Appointed: Matayoshi, Cullen Co-Chairs; Ward.
4/16/2021SConference committee meeting scheduled for 04-19-21 2:15PM; CR 325.
4/19/2021SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 559).
4/19/2021SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-20-21 3:10PM; CR 325.

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

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SB294 SD1 HD1

JDC 2/02/21 9:30A
JHA 3/12/21 2:00P
325 Via Videoconference
JHA 3/16/21 2:00P
325 Via Videoconference
FIN 3/31/21 2:30P
308 Via Videoconference
CONF 4/19/21 2:15P
CR 325
CONF 4/20/21 3:10P
CR 325