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SB404 HD2 CD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO ELECTIONEERING COMMUNICATIONS.
Report Title: Campaign Spending Commission Package; Electioneering Communication; Disclosure Date; Advertisement
Description: Lowers the monetary threshold that triggers disclosure of electioneering communications. Repeals the requirement that disclosures of electioneering communications occur on the date of any subsequent expenditures. Classifies election advertisements sent by mail at any postal rate as electioneering communications. Exempts communications that are actual expenditures of an organization from being considered electioneering communications. Excludes candidate and candidate committees from the disclosure requirements. Applies beginning with the 2022 primary election. (CD1)
Companion:  HB144
Package: Campaign Spending Commission
Current Referral: GVR, JHA
Introducer(s): KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party)

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1/22/2021SIntroduced.
1/22/2021SPassed First Reading.
1/25/2021SReferred to JDC .
2/5/2021SThe committee(s) on JDC has scheduled a public hearing on 02-10-21 9:15AM in conference room Via Videoconference.
2/10/2021SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. 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.
3/4/2021SReported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 746) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
3/4/2021SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading.
3/4/2021SOne Day Notice 03-05-21.
3/5/2021SPassed Third Reading. Ayes, 24; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 1 (Senator(s) Fevella). Transmitted to House.
3/5/2021HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 93).
3/9/2021HPass First Reading
3/9/2021HReferred to GVR, JHA, referral sheet 21
3/16/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by GVR on Friday, 03-19-21 11:00AM in House conference room 309 Via Videoconference.
3/19/2021HThe committee(s) on GVR recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 03-24-21.
3/19/2021HBill scheduled for decision making on Wednesday, 03-24-21 11:30AM in conference room 309 Via Videoconference.
3/22/2021HBill re-scheduled for decision making on Wednesday, 03-24-21 10:30AM in conference room 309 Via Videoconference.
3/24/2021HThe committees on GVR recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 5 Ayes: Representative(s) McKelvey, Wildberger, Ichiyama, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Representative(s) Cullen, Eli, Mizuno, Woodson.
3/25/2021HReported from GVR (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1432) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to JHA.
3/25/2021HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JHA with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0).
3/31/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by JHA on Tuesday, 04-06-21 2:00PM in House conference room 325 Via Videoconference.
4/6/2021HThe committees on JHA recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 12 Ayes: Representative(s) Nakashima, Matayoshi, Ichiyama, D. Kobayashi, LoPresti, Lowen, McKelvey, Nakamura, Takumi, Todd, Tokioka, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
4/9/2021HReported from JHA (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1846) as amended in HD 2, recommending passage on Third Reading.
4/9/2021HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 04-13-21.
4/13/2021HPassed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Holt, Ohno excused (2). Transmitted to Senate.
4/15/2021SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 516).
4/15/2021SSenate disagrees with House amendments.
4/15/2021HReceived notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 790).
4/15/2021SSenate Conferees Appointed: Rhoads Chair; Lee, Fevella.
4/16/2021HHouse Conferees Appointed: McKelvey, Nakashima Co-Chairs; D. Kobayashi, Tokioka, Ward.
4/16/2021HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 808).
4/16/2021SConference committee meeting scheduled for 04-19-21 2:45PM; CR 325.
4/19/2021SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 559).
4/19/2021SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-21-21 2:45PM; CR 325.
4/21/2021SThe Conference committee recommends that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Lee, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
4/21/2021HThe Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 5 Ayes: Representative(s) McKelvey, Nakashima, D. Kobayashi, Tokioka, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
4/22/2021SReported from Conference Committee as amended CD 1 (Conf. Com. Rep. No. 61).
4/22/2021S48 Hrs. Notice (as amended CD 1) 04-27-21.
4/22/2021HReported from Conference Committee (Conf Com. Rep. No. 61) as amended in (CD 1).
4/22/2021HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 04-27-21.
4/27/2021SPassed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). Ayes, 24; Aye(s) with reservations: none . 1 No(es): Senator(s) Acasio. 0 Excused: none.
4/27/2021HPassed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) LoPresti excused (1).
4/28/2021HReceived notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 858).
4/28/2021SReceived notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 634).
4/29/2021SEnrolled to Governor.
6/21/2021HNotice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1158)
6/21/2021SNotice of Intent to veto dated 06/21/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1158)
7/6/2021HVetoed (Gov. Msg. No. 1296).
7/6/2021SVetoed on 07/06/2021 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1296).
7/6/2021SVeto overridden - 2/3's vote: Ayes, 20; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Misalucha . Noes, 5 (Senator(s) Acasio, Fevella, Ihara, Inouye, Moriwaki). Excused, 0 (none).
7/6/2021HVeto overridden by 2/3's vote with 43 Ayes; 3 Noes Representative(s) Kapela, D. Kobayashi, Perruso; and 4 Excused Representative(s) Ilagan, McKelvey, Nishimoto, Ohno.
7/6/2021HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 4) motion to override veto that was approved and carried by a 2/3 vote by the members of the Senate.
7/6/2021SReceived notice from House that motion to override veto was approved and carried by a 2/3 vote by the members of the House (Hse. Com. No. 2).
7/8/2021HAct 003, 2021 Special Session, on 07-06-21, veto overrride.
7/8/2021SAct 003, Special Session 2021, 07/06/21.

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SB404 HD2 CD1






CommDate/Time/RoomNotice 
JDC 2/10/21 9:15A
Via Videoconference
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GVR 3/19/21 11:00A
309 Via Videoconference
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GVR 3/24/21 10:30A
309 Via Videoconference
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JHA 4/06/21 2:00P
325 Via Videoconference
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CONF 4/19/21 2:45P
CR 325
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CONF 4/21/21 2:45P
CR 325
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