Hawaii State Legislature
2003 Legislative Session

SB42 SD1 HD1

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Report Title: EPIRB/VHF-FM Radio; Mandatory Use on Watercraft
Description: Requires vessels more than one mile off shore to be equipped with a properly functioning Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) or VHF-FM radio. Exempts canoes, thrill craft, surfboards, and paddleboards. Exempts kayaks and training sailboats accompanied by a vessel with an EPIRB or VHF-FM radio. (SB42 HD1)
Package: None
Introducer(s): KAWAMOTO, Espero, Aduja, Kanno, Baker
Current Referral:WLH, JUD

Date Status Text
1/15/2003SIntroduced and passed First Reading.
1/22/2003SReferred to TMG/ECD.
2/5/2003SBill scheduled to be heard by TMG/ECD on 02-10-03 at 2:45 pm in conference room 229.
2/10/2003SThe committee on TMG/ECD deferred the measure until 02-12-03 at 2:45 pm in conference room 229.
2/12/2003SThe committee(s) on ECD recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS.
2/12/2003SThe votes in ECD were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Fukunaga, Aduja, Ige, Ihara, Kawamoto; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Kanno, Trimble.
2/12/2003SThe committee(s) on TMG recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS.
2/12/2003SThe votes in TMG were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Kawamoto, Espero, Aduja, Menor; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Baker, Kanno, Whalen.
2/27/2003SReported from TMG/ECD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 578) 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).
2/27/2003S48 Hrs. Notice 03-04-03.
3/4/2003SPassed Third Reading, as amended (SD 1). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
3/4/2003HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 31) in amended form (SD 1).
3/6/2003HPass First Reading.
3/10/2003HReferred to WLH, JUD, referral sheet 23.
3/14/2003HBill scheduled to be heard by WLH on Monday, 03-17-03 at 9:00 am in House conference room 423.
3/17/2003HThe committees on WLH recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Kanoho, Kaho`ohalahala, Evans, Morita, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Waters, Bukoski; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
3/21/2003HReported from the committee on WLH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1029), recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to the committee on JUD.
3/21/2003HPassed Second Reading and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting no and Representative(s) Bukoski, Finnegan, Fox, Pendleton, Say, Shimabukuro, Takamine excused.
3/25/2003HBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Thursday, 03-27-03 at 2:00 pm in House conference room 325.
3/27/2003HThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 12 Ayes: Representative(s) Hamakawa, B. Oshiro, Caldwell, Chang, Herkes, Kanoho, Lee, Sonson, Souki, Finnegan, Marumoto, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Ito, M. Oshiro, Pendleton.
4/2/2003HReported from the committee on JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1328) as amended in (HD 1), recommending passage on Third Reading.
4/2/2003HForty-eight (48) hours notice Thursday, 4-04-03.
4/4/2003HPassed Third Reading as amended in (HD 1) with Representative(s) Waters voting no and Representative(s) Blundell, Hiraki, Pendleton excused.
4/4/2003HTransmitted to Senate.
4/8/2003SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 383).
4/8/2003SSenate disagrees with House amendments.
4/8/2003HReceived notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 506).
4/14/2003SReconsideration of action taken on 04-08-03 in disagreeing to the House amendments.
4/14/2003SSenate agrees with House amendments. Placed on the calendar for Final Reading on 4/16/2003.
4/14/2003SOne Day Notice 04-16-03.
4/13/2003HHouse conferees appointed: Kanoho, Hamakawa Co-Chairs; Kaho`ohalahala, Thielen.
4/16/2003SPassed Final Reading. 20 Aye(s); Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 5 Excused: Senator(s) Ihara, Inouye, Kanno, Sakamoto, Whalen.
4/16/2003HReceived notice of reconsideration and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 729).
4/17/2003SEnrolled to Governor.
5/16/2003HAct 054, on 5/13/2003 (Gov. Msg. No. 295).
5/16/2003SAct 054, 5/13/2003 (Gov. Msg. No. 496).

$ = Appropriation measure
ConAm = Constitutional Amendment