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SB2955 HD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO COFFEE LABELING.
Report Title: Coffee Labeling; Blended Coffee; Geographic Origins; Regional Origins; Percent of Coffee By Weight; Appropriation
Description: Includes Hawaii-grown green coffee, cherry coffee, and parchment coffee in the coffee labeling requirements. Requires coffee blend labels to disclose geographic origins and regional origins and per cent by weight of the blended coffees. Prohibits using geographic origins of coffee in labeling or advertising for roasted coffee, instant coffee, Hawaii-grown green coffee, cherry coffee, or parchment coffee that contains less than a certain percentage of coffee by weight from that geographic origin, phased in to a minimum of 51 per cent on or after 7/1/2022. Prohibits use of the term "All Hawaiian" in labeling or advertising for roasted coffee, instant coffee, Hawaii-grown green coffee, cherry coffee, or parchment coffee not produced entirely from green coffee beans grown and processed in Hawaii. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2150. (HD1)
Companion:  HB1897
Package: None
Current Referral: AGR, CPC, FIN
Introducer(s): RUDERMAN, S. Chang, Harimoto, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, L. Thielen

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1/23/2020SIntroduced.
1/23/2020SPassed First Reading.
1/27/2020SReferred to AEN, CPH.
2/4/2020SThe committee(s) on AEN has scheduled a public hearing on 02-12-20 1:30PM in conference room 224.
2/12/2020SThe committee(s) on AEN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in AEN were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, Ruderman, K. Rhoads, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) L. Thielen.
2/14/2020SReported from AEN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2800) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading and referral to CPH.
2/14/2020SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to CPH.
2/14/2020SThe committee(s) on CPH will hold a public decision making on 02-20-20 10:00AM in conference room 229.
2/20/2020SThe committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in CPH were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, S. Chang, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Nishihara, Ruderman, L. Thielen.
2/27/2020SReported from CPH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2967) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading.
2/27/2020SOne Day Notice 02-28-20.
2/28/2020SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading. Ayes, 23; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 2 (Senator(s) Gabbard, Ihara). Transmitted to House.
2/28/2020HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 50).
3/3/2020HPass First Reading
3/9/2020HReferred to AGR, CPC, 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, Cabanilla Arakawa, Perruso, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) DeCoite, Onishi; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Cachola, Holt.
3/13/2020HReported from AGR (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1035-20) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to CPC.
3/13/2020HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Gates, McDermott, Thielen excused (3).
3/13/2020HBill scheduled to be heard by CPC on Monday, 03-16-20 2:00PM in House conference room 329.
3/16/2020HThis measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Monday 03-16-20 2:00PM in conference room 329.

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

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SB2955 HD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
AEN 224 2/12/2020 1:30 PM View
CPH 229 2/20/2020 10:00 AM View
AGR 312 3/11/2020 9:00 AM View