30th Legislature, 2019
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Measure Title: RELATING TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS.
Report Title: Telecommunications; Basic Exchange Service; Pricing Flexibility; Sale, Lease, Encumbrance of Assets; Financing; Affiliate Transactions; Issuance of Stock
Description: Caps annual utility rate increases without PUC approval for counties with a population of less than 500,000. Provides telecommunications service providers with flexibility from certain regulatory oversight requirements including issuance of securities and other evidences of indebtedness, and sales or disposition of property or equipment, if the utility is providing fully competitive retail services and specific conditions are met. Specifies other requirements related to flexibility for telecommunications service providers. (CD1)
Companion:  HB272
Package: None
Current Referral: IAC, CPC, FIN
Introducer(s): WAKAI, ENGLISH, KEITH-AGARAN, S. Chang, Nishihara, Taniguchi

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1/18/2019SIntroduced.
1/22/2019SPassed First Reading.
1/24/2019SReferred to CPH.
2/20/2019SThe committee(s) on CPH has scheduled a public hearing on 02-26-19 9:00AM in conference room 229.
2/22/2019SThe committee(s) on CPH has rescheduled its public hearing to 02-26-19 8:30AM in conference room 229.
2/26/2019SThe committee(s) on CPH deferred the measure until 02-27-19 10:15AM in conference room 229.
2/27/2019SThe committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPH were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, S. Chang, J.Keohokalole, L. Thielen, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Nishihara, Ruderman.
3/1/2019SReported from CPH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 841) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
3/1/2019SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1).
3/1/2019S48 Hrs. Notice 03-05-19.
3/5/2019SPassed Third Reading, as amended (SD 1). Ayes, 24; Aye(s) with reservations: none. Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 1 (Senator(s) Harimoto). Transmitted to House.
3/5/2019HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 322) in amended form (SD 1).
3/7/2019HPass First Reading
3/7/2019HReferred to IAC, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 27
3/8/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by IAC on Tuesday, 03-12-19 10:00AM in House conference room 430.
3/12/2019HThe committees on IAC recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Ohno, D. Kobayashi, Gates, Kong, Nishimoto, Takayama, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
3/15/2019HReported from IAC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1330) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to CPC.
3/15/2019HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with Representative(s) San Buenaventura voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) McKelvey, Nakamura, Quinlan, Takumi excused (4).
3/15/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by CPC on Tuesday, 03-19-19 2:00PM in House conference room 329.
3/19/2019HThe committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Takumi, Ichiyama, Aquino, Cachola, Har, Kong, Onishi, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; 1 Noes: Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Belatti, Mizuno.
3/22/2019HReported from CPC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1587), recommending referral to FIN.
3/22/2019HReport adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) San Buenaventura, Ward voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Quinlan, Yamane excused (2).
3/27/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Friday, 03-29-19 3:30PM in House conference room 308.
3/29/2019HThe committee(s) on FIN recommend(s) that the measure be deferred.
4/3/2019HBill scheduled for decision making on Thursday, 04-04-19 2:15PM in conference room 308.
4/4/2019HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Todd, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Nishimoto.
4/5/2019HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2189), recommending passage on Third Reading.
4/9/2019HPassed Third Reading with Representative(s) San Buenaventura, Tokioka voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Ward voting no (1) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
4/11/2019SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 763).
4/11/2019SSenate disagrees with House amendments.
4/11/2019HReceived notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 893).
4/22/2019SSenate Conferees Appointed: Baker Chair; S. Chang, Fevella.
4/22/2019HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 951).
4/23/2019HHouse Conferees Appointed: Ohno, Takumi, Nishimoto Co-Chairs; McDermott.
4/24/2019SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 852).
4/24/2019SConference committee meeting scheduled for 04-25-19 1:15PM in conference room 229.
4/25/2019SThe Conference committee recommends that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 2 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) S. Chang.
4/25/2019HThe Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 3 Ayes: Representative(s) Ohno, Takumi, Nishimoto; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) McDermott.
4/26/2019SReported from Conference Committee as amended CD 1 (Conf. Com. Rep. No. 101).
4/26/2019S48 Hrs. Notice (as amended CD 1) 04-30-19.
4/26/2019HReported from Conference Committee (Conf Com. Rep. No. 101) as amended in (CD 1).
4/26/2019HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 04-30-19.
4/30/2019HPassed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with Representative(s) DeCoite, Tokioka voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0).
4/30/2019SPassed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 0 Excused: none.
5/1/2019HReceived notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 968).
5/2/2019SReceived notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 883).
5/6/2019SEnrolled to Governor.
7/9/2019HAct 229, on 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1331).
7/9/2019SAct 229, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1331).

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

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SB991 SD1 HD1 CD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
CPH 229 2/26/2019 8:30 AM View
CPH 229 2/27/2019 10:15 AM View
IAC 430 3/12/2019 10:00 AM View
CPC 329 3/19/2019 2:00 PM View
FIN 308 3/29/2019 3:30 PM View
FIN 308 4/04/2019 2:15 PM View
CONF 229 4/25/2019 1:15 PM View