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Measure Title: RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Report Title: University of Hawaii; Cancer Research Center of Hawaii; John A. Burns School of Medicine; Tuition and Fees Special Fund; Research and Training Revolving Fund; Technology Transfer; Innovation and Commercialization Initiative Program; Procurement
Description: PART I - Establishes the University of Hawaii (UH) Cancer Research Center in statute as the Cancer Research Center of Hawaii. Requires the Director of the Cancer Research Center to be appointed in accordance with the Board of Regents policy. Requires the Cancer Research Center to be administratively affiliated with the John A. Burns School of Medicine to achieve greater efficiency. PART II - Requires UH to develop a plan for the School of Medicine and Cancer Research Center to achieve greater operational efficiencies. Requires the UH President to submit a progress report to the Legislature before the 2023 regular session. PART III - Extends the sunset of Act 38, SLH 2017, exempting UH's technology transfer activities from certain provisions of the state ethics code to 6/30/2024. Prohibits technology transfer activities in which UH employees have a conflict of interest. Requires Board of Regents to report employee conflicts to the Legislature. PART IV - Temporarily reenacts provisions of Act 39, SLH 2017, reestablishing UH's innovation and commercialization initiative program to 6/30/2024. Prohibits program activities in which UH employees have a conflict of interest. Requires UH to report employee conflicts to the Legislature. PART V - Temporarily repeals changes made by Act 42, SLH 2018, allowing the UH president to act as UH's Chief Procurement Officer for procurement contracts under chapter 103D, HRS, until 6/30/2024. (AD1)
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: HHH, HET, FIN
Introducer(s): KIM, DELA CRUZ, FEVELLA, INOUYE, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, MISALUCHA, Gabbard, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, San Buenaventura, Shimabukuro, Wakai

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1/22/2021SIntroduced.
1/25/2021SPassed First Reading.
1/27/2021SReferred to HRE, WAM.
2/5/2021SThe committee(s) on HRE has scheduled a public hearing on 02-11-21 3:05PM in conference room 229.
2/11/2021SThe committee(s) on HRE deferred the measure until 02-16-21 3:05PM; CR 229 & Videoconference.
2/16/2021SThe committee(s) on HRE recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in HRE were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Kim, Kidani, Keith-Agaran, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/19/2021SReported from HRE (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 505) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
2/19/2021SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
2/24/2021SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-26-21 9:30AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
2/26/2021SThe 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, Kidani, Moriwaki, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Taniguchi ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Shimabukuro.
3/5/2021SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 785) 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, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Acasio, Chang, Ihara, Taniguchi. Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
3/9/2021HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 235) in amended form (SD 2).
3/11/2021HPass First Reading
3/11/2021HReferred to HHH, HET, FIN, referral sheet 22
3/11/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by HHH on Tuesday, 03-16-21 9:30AM in House conference room 329 Via Videoconference.
3/16/2021HThe committees on HHH recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Yamane, Tam, Gates, Har, Nishimoto, Ward; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Kapela; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) LoPresti.
3/19/2021HReported from HHH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1047) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to HET.
3/19/2021HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on HET with Representative(s) Kapela, LoPresti voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) D. Kobayashi voting no (1) and Representative(s) Todd excused (1).
3/22/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by HET on Wednesday, 03-24-21 2:15PM in House conference room 309 Via Videoconference.
3/24/2021HThe committees on HET recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 12 Ayes: Representative(s) Takayama, DeCoite, Belatti, Ganaden, Gates, Hashimoto, Kapela, Ohno, Quinlan, Woodson, Yamane, Okimoto; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
3/25/2021HReported from HET (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1492) as amended in HD 2, recommending referral to FIN.
3/25/2021HReport adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 2 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0).
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: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) McDermott.
4/8/2021HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1678), recommending passage on Third Reading.
4/8/2021HPassed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) D. Kobayashi voting no (1) and Representative(s) McDermott excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
4/9/2021SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 418).
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: Kim Chair; Moriwaki Co-Chair; Fevella.
4/15/2021HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 792).
4/16/2021HHouse Conferees Appointed: Yamane, Takayama, Tam Co-Chairs; DeCoite, Okimoto.
4/19/2021SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 559).
4/19/2021SConference committee meeting scheduled for 04-21-21 1:35PM; CR 309.
4/21/2021HThe Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 5 Ayes: Representative(s) Yamane, Takayama, Tam, DeCoite, Okimoto; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
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) Kim, Moriwaki, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
4/23/2021SReported from Conference Committee as amended CD 1 (Conf. Com. Rep. No. 87).
4/23/2021S48 Hrs. Notice (as amended CD 1) 04-27-21.
4/23/2021HReported from Conference Committee (Conf Com. Rep. No. 87) as amended in (CD 1).
4/23/2021HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 04-27-21.
4/27/2021SPassed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1) Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Acasio. Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none).
4/27/2021HPassed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) D. Kobayashi voting no (1) 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. 1297).
7/6/2021SVetoed on 07/06/2021 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1297).
7/6/2021SFloor Amendment No. 3 offered.
7/6/2021SFloor amendment adopted as amended (AD 1).
7/6/2021S48 Hrs. Notice (as amended AD 1) 07-08-21.
7/6/2021HFloor Amendment No. 3 offered by Rep. Belatti.
7/6/2021HFloor amendment adopted as amended AD 1 with none voting no and Representative(s) Ilagan, McKelvey, Nishimoto excused.
7/6/2021HForty-eight (48) hours notice Thursday, 07-08-21.
7/8/2021SPassed Final Reading, as amended (AD 1). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 0 Excused: none.
7/8/2021HPassed Final Reading as amended in AD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Ilagan, McKelvey, Todd excused (3).
7/8/2021HReceived notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 9).
7/8/2021SReceived notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 5).
7/9/2021SEnrolled to Governor.
7/21/2021SAct 008, Special Session 2021, 07/20/21 (Gov. Msg. No. 2).
7/21/2021HAct 008, 2021 Special Session, on 07-20-21 (Gov. Msg. No. 2).

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

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SB589 SD2 HD2 CD1






CommDate/Time/RoomNotice 
HRE 2/11/21 3:05P
229
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HRE 2/16/21 3:05P
CR 229 & Videoconference
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WAM 2/26/21 9:30A
CR 211 & Videoconference
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HHH 3/16/21 9:30A
329 Via Videoconference
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HET 3/24/21 2:15P
309 Via Videoconference
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FIN 3/31/21 2:30P
308 Via Videoconference
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CONF 4/21/21 1:35P
CR 309
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