HB 336 HD 1 SD 1

RELATING TO PLANT AND NON-DOMESTIC ANIMAL QUARANTINE

By Representative(s) ABINSAY / AHU ISA / CHANG / SAIKI / SUZUKI / ITO / KAHO`OHALAHALA / WHALEN; Halford, Herkes, Luke, Morihara, Rath

Keywords: AGRICULTURE, ANIMALS, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, IMPORTS AND EXPORTS, QUARANTINE

Report Title: Quarantine

Description: Requires the department of agriculture (DOA) to maintain lists of nonrestricted, restricted, and prohibited microorganisms. Provides a procedure for allowing the importation and possession of prohibited microorganisms and the importation of microorganisms not on any list on a case-by-case basis. Requires DOA to publish interim rules at least once statewide and increases the number of days currently required for publishing from the date of issuance. (HB336 SD1)

 1-22-99        H Introduced and passed First Reading                      
 1-25-99        H Referred to the committee on AGR, referral sheet 3       
 2-24-99        H Bill scheduled to be heard by AGR on Wednesday,
                  03-03-99 at 9:00 - 11:30 A.M. in House conference
                  room 325.
 3- 3-99        H The committee(s) recommends that the measure be
                  deferred until 03-05-99.
 3- 5-99        H Bill scheduled for decision making on Friday,
                  03-05-99 at 9:00 A.M. in House conference room 325.
 3- 5-99        H The committee on AGR recommends that the measure be         
                  PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS.
 3- 5-99        H The votes in AGR were as follows:9 Ayes: Rep.(s)
                  Abinsay, Saiki, Ito, Kaho`ohalahala, Luke, Morihara,        
                  Suzuki, Halford, Rath; Ayes with reservations:
                  Rep.(s) ; none Noes: Rep.(s) ; and 4 Excused:
                  Rep.(s) Ahu Isa, Chang, Herkes, Whalen
 3- 5-99        H Reported from the committee on AGR (Stand. Com. Rep.        
                  No. 914) as amended in (HD 1), recommending passage         
                  on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for         
                  Third Reading
 3- 5-99        H Passed Second Reading as amended in (HD 1); placed
                  on the calendar for Third Reading  with
                  Representative(s) None voting no and
                  Representative(s) Moses, Okamura, Takamine excused
 3- 9-99        H Passed Third Reading as amended in (HD 1)                
 3- 9-99        H The vote was as follows:  48 aye(s), with none
                  voting no and Representative(s) Moses, Okamura,
                  Yoshinaga excused
 3- 9-99        H Transmitted to Senate                                    
 3-11-99        S Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 321)                  
 3-11-99        S Passed First Reading and referred to 1. ECD 2. WAM       
 3-19-99        S Bill scheduled to be heard by ECD on 03-24-99 at
                  2:00 p.m. in conference room 224
 3-24-99        S The committee on ECD recommends that the measure be         
                  PASSED, UNAMENDED.
 3-24-99        S The votes in ECD were as follows: 4 Ayes: Senator(s)        
                  Inouye, Buen, M. Ige, Slom; Ayes with reservations:         
                  Senator(s) ; none Noes: Senator(s) ; and 2 Excused:         
                  Senator(s) Kawamoto, Taniguchi
 3-25-99        S Reported from ECD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1139) with
                  recommendation of passage on Second Reading and
                  referral to WAM
 3-25-99        S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred
                  to WAM.
 3-27-99        S Notice of public decision making by WAM on 03-30-99         
                  at 9:00 a.m. in conference room 211.
 3-30-99        S The measure is deferred.                                 
 4- 3-99        S Notice of public decision making by WAM on 04-06-99         
                  at 9:00 a.m. in conference room 211.
 4- 6-99        S The measure is deferred until 04-08-99 at 1:30 p.m.         
                  in conference room 211.
 4- 8-99        S The committee on WAM recommends that the measure be         
                  PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS.
 4- 8-99        S The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Ayes:
                  Senator(s) Fukunaga, Levin, Buen, Chun, Chun
                  Oakland, Kawamoto, Nakata, Tam, Taniguchi; Ayes with        
                  reservations: Senator(s) Iwase; 1 Noes: Senator(s)
                  M. Ige; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) D. Ige, Anderson
 4- 9-99        S Reported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1593) with
                  recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as
                  amended (SD 1)
 4- 9-99        S 48 hours notice 04-13-99                                 
 4-13-99        S Report adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD        
                  1). Ayes, 22.  Noes, 1 (M. Ige).  Excused, 2
                  (Fukunaga, Matsuura).
 4-13-99        S Transmitted to House                                     
 4-14-99        H Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 539) in amended         
                  form (SD 1)
 4-15-99        H House disagrees with Senate amendment(s)                 
 4-16-99        S Received notice of disagreement on 04-15-99, (Hse.
                  Com. No. 617)
 4-17-99        H House conferees appointed: Abinsay,
                  Saiki(Co-)Chairman; Morihara, Suzuki, Rath
 4-19-99        S Received notice of appointment of House conferees
                  (Hse. Com. No. 618).
 4-19-99        H Re-referred to the committees on 1.AGR 2.FIN,
                  referral sheet 48
 4-19-99        S Senate Conferees appointed:  Inouye, Levin, (Co-)
                  Chair; Buen, D. Ige, Slom
 4-19-99        H Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No.
                  743)