Hawaii State Legislature
2004 Legislative Session

HB2379 HD1 SD1

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Report Title: Testimony
Description: Revises sections of the Hawaii Rules of Evidence regarding expert witness testimony to conform them with federal counterparts. Requires opinion testimony by experts to meet new requirements for reliability. (SD1)
Package: Governor's Package
Introducer(s): SAY (BR)
Current Referral:JHW

Date Status Text
1/28/2004HPass First Reading
1/30/2004HReferred to JUD, referral sheet 5
2/10/2004HBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Thursday, 02-12-04 at 2:00 pm in House conference room 325.
2/12/2004HThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Hamakawa, B. Oshiro, Caldwell, Chang, Herkes, Ito, Kanoho, Lee, M. Oshiro, Souki, Finnegan, Marumoto, Pendleton, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Sonson; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
3/2/2004HReported from the committee on JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 548-04) as amended in (HD 1), recommending passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
3/2/2004HPassed Second Reading as amended in (HD 1); placed on the calendar for Third Reading with none voting no and Representative(s) Schatz, Takamine excused.
3/4/2004HPassed Third Reading as amended in (HD 1) with none voting no and none excused.
3/4/2004HTransmitted to Senate.
3/5/2004SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 83).
3/5/2004SPassed First Reading.
3/5/2004SDeferred until 03-09-04.
3/9/2004SReferred to JHW.
3/9/2004SThe committee on JHW has scheduled a public hearing on 03-16-04 at 9:00 am in conference room 229.
3/12/2004SThe committee on JHW has rescheduled its public hearing to 03-23-04 at 9:00 am in conference room 229.
3/23/2004SThe committee on JHW deferred the measure until 03-25-04 at 9:00 am in conference room 229.
3/25/2004SThe committee(s) on JHW recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JHW were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Hanabusa, Chun Oakland, English, Fukunaga, Kawamoto; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Ihara, Hogue.
3/31/2004SReported from JHW (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 3080) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
3/31/2004SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1).
3/31/2004S48 Hrs. Notice 04-02-04.
4/2/2004SPassed Third Reading, as amended (SD 1). Ayes, 24; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 1 (Senator(s) Whalen). Transmitted to House.
4/2/2004HReturned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 408) in amended form (SD 1).
4/2/2004HHouse disagrees with Senate amendment (s).
4/5/2004SReceived notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 318).
4/8/2004SSenate Conferees appointed: Hanabusa, Chair; Chun Oakland, Fukunaga, Whalen.
4/8/2004HHouse conferees appointed: B. Oshiro Chair; Hamakawa, Caldwell, Thielen.
4/8/2004HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 448).
4/13/2004SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 364).

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