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SB749       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO ACTIONS FOR QUIET TITLE.
Report Title: Action for Quiet Title; Kuleana Land
Description: Provides that where a quiet title action involves kuleana land, at the request of any defendant at the time the action was brought, the court shall order mandatory mediation with a goal of resolving the dispute, including any issues that might need to be preliminarily established through an action commenced under chapter 668A, HRS. Allows the court to consolidate separate actions commenced by the same plaintiff or multiple plaintiffs for the same real property in interest. Requires the plaintiff in a quiet title action involving kuleana land to bear the costs of required mediation and only recover costs, expenses, or attorney's fees from the defendant as the court may deem reasonable and equitable under the circumstances.
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: WLH, JUD, FIN
Introducer(s): S. CHANG, Shimabukuro

Sort by Date Status Text
1/18/2019SIntroduced.
1/22/2019SPassed First Reading.
1/24/2019SReferred to JDC.
12/1/2019DCarried over to 2020 Regular Session.
2/21/2020SThe committee(s) on JDC has scheduled a public hearing on 02-25-20 10:01AM in conference room 016.
2/25/2020SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, J.Keohokalole, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Kim.
2/28/2020SReported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 3027) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
2/28/2020SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading.
2/28/2020SOne Day Notice 03-03-20.
3/3/2020SPassed Third Reading. Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
3/3/2020HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 73).
3/5/2020HPass First Reading
3/9/2020HReferred to WLH, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 36

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

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