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SB479 SD2       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION.
Report Title: HDOA; Tropical Flowers and Foliage; Plant Materials; Distribution Program; Appropriations ($)
Description: Requires the Department of Agriculture to collaborate with agricultural growers and researchers to develop and implement a program to safely distribute disease- and insect-free tropical plant materials to Hawaii farmers. Requires the Department of Agriculture to adopt rules to specify the plant species and varieties that warrant additional regulations. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
Companion:  HB484
Package: None
Current Referral: AGR, FIN
Introducer(s): KEITH-AGARAN, INOUYE, KANUHA, NISHIHARA, English

Sort by Date Status Text
1/22/2021SIntroduced.
1/25/2021SPassed First Reading.
1/27/2021SReferred to AEN, WAM.
1/28/2021SThe committee(s) on AEN has scheduled a public hearing on 02-05-21 1:00PM in conference room Videoconference.
2/5/2021SThe committee(s) on AEN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in AEN were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, Nishihara, Rhoads, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Acasio ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/10/2021SReported from AEN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 67) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
2/10/2021SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
3/2/2021SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-04-21 10:00AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
3/4/2021SThe 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, Inouye, Kanuha, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Kidani.
3/5/2021SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 955) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
3/5/2021S48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
3/9/2021SReport Adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 22; Aye(s) with reservations: none. Noes, 1 (Senator(s) Acasio). Excused, 2 (Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Shimabukuro). Transmitted to House.
3/9/2021HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 219) in amended form (SD 2).
3/11/2021HPass First Reading
3/11/2021HReferred to AGR, FIN, referral sheet 22

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

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SB479 SD2






CommDate/Time/RoomNotice 
AEN 2/05/21 1:00P
Videoconference
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WAM 3/04/21 10:00A
CR 211 & Videoconference
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