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Report Title: Emergency Powers; State of Emergency; Local State of Emergency; Termination; Extension; Legislative Override; Price Control
Description: Clarifies that the powers granted for emergency purposes shall not be inconsistent with the state constitution. Provides parameters for the duration of suspension of laws and requires justification for the suspension. Authorizes the governor to require counties to obtain approval prior to issuing any emergency order, rule, or proclamation. Clarifies that a state of emergency may be extended or terminated by a separate or supplementary proclamation. Authorizes the legislature to terminate a state of emergency, in part or in whole, by an affirmative two-thirds vote. Specifies that prohibitions on price increases of essential commodities during a severe weather warning expire seventy-two hours after the effective date and time of the initial declaration or any supplemental proclamation.
Companion:  HB1585
Package: None
Current Referral: PSM/GVO, JDC/WAM
Introducer(s): MORIWAKI, KEITH-AGARAN, KIM, MISALUCHA, Dela Cruz, Fevella, Gabbard, Kidani, Riviere, Wakai

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1/28/2022SReferred to PSM/GVO, JDC/WAM.
1/26/2022SPassed First Reading.

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

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