Hawaii State Legislature
2001 Regular Session

SB759 SD1 HD1

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Report Title: Joint Tortfeasors: Effect of Release of claims
Description: Enacts a new joint tortfeasor release statute, including rights of contribution; repeals existing joint tortfeasor release statute and right of contribution statute; enacts good faith settlement law for joint tortfeasors and co-obligors. (SB759 HD1)
Package: None
Introducer(s): KANNO
Current Referral:JHA

Date Status Text
1/19/01SIntroduced and passed First Reading.
1/25/01SReferred to JDC.
2/16/01SBill scheduled to be heard by JDC on 02-21-01 at 10:00 am in conference room 229.
2/21/01SThe measure is deferred.
2/28/01SNotice of public decision making by JDC on 03-01-01 at 10:15 am in conference room 229.
3/1/01SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS.
3/1/01SThe votes in JDC were as follows: 6 Aye(s): Senator(s) Kanno, Matsuura, Fukunaga, Ihara, Kokubun; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Nakata; 0 No(es): None; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Chun, Hanabusa, Slom.
3/2/01SReported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 828) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading. Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1).
3/2/01S48 Hrs. Notice 03-06-01.
3/6/01SPassed Third Reading. Ayes, 22. Noes, 2 (Senator(s) Hemmings, Slom). Excused, 1 (Senator(s) Ihara). Transmitted to House.
3/6/01HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 161) in amended form (SD 1).
3/8/01HPass First Reading
3/12/01HReferred to the committee on JHA, referral sheet 29.
3/31/01HBill scheduled to be heard by JHA on Tuesday, 04-03-01 at 2:00pm in House conference room 325.
4/3/01HThe committees on JHA recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Rep.(s) Hamakawa, Chang, Morita, Souki, Gomes, Whalen; Ayes with reservations: Rep.(s) B. Oshiro, Auwae, Marumoto 0 Noes: None; and 5 Excused: Rep.(s) Ahu Isa, Case, Kanoho, Yoshinaga, Thielen.
4/6/01HReported from the committee on JHA (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1230) as amended in (HD 1), recommending passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
4/6/01HPassed Second Reading as amended in (HD 1); placed on the calendar for Third Reading with None voting no and Rep.(s) Ahu Isa, Marumoto, Rath excused.
4/10/01HPassed Third Reading as amended in (HD 1) with None voting no and Rep.(s) Bukoski, Meyer, Yoshinaga excused.
4/10/01HTransmitted to Senate.
4/12/01SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 472).
4/12/01SSenate disagrees with House amendments.
4/12/01HReceived notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 670).
4/16/01HHouse conferees appointed: Rep.(s) Hamakawa Chair; Rep.(s) B. Oshiro, Auwae.
4/16/01HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 728).
4/16/01SSenate Conferees appointed: Senator(s) Kanno, Chair; Senator(s) Matsuura, Hogue.
4/18/01SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 599).
4/18/01SBill scheduled for conference committee meeting on Thursday, 04-19-01 at 3:30 PM in conference room 325.
4/19/01SThe Senate Conference Managers recommend that the Senate agree to the House amendments.
4/19/01SThe votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 2 Aye(s): Senator(s) Kanno, Matsuura; Aye(s) with reservations: None; 0 No(es): None; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Hogue.
4/24/01SReconsideration of action taken on 04-12-01; agree to House amendments.
4/24/01SDeferred until 05-01-01.
5/1/01SPassed Final Reading. Ayes, 25. Noes, 0 (None). Excused, 0 (None).
5/2/01SEnrolled to Governor.
5/2/01HReceived notice of reconsideration and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 793).
7/2/01SAct 300, 06-28-2001 (Gov. Msg. No. 355).
7/2/01HAct 300, on 6-28-01 (Gov. Msg. No. 242).

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