Hawaii State Legislature
2004 Legislative Session

HB2968 HD2

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Report Title: Deposit beverage container program
Description: Clarifies and increases the effectiveness of the Deposit Beverage Container Program by exempting containers exported for sale from the container fee after 10/1/04, determining the redemption rate on an annual basis, allowing the 5-cent deposit value to be charged starting 11/1/04, exempting beverage container deposits from income tax, and extending the implementation date for redemption centers to 7/1/05, among other provisions. (HB2968 HD2)
Package: None
Current Referral:ENE/HTH/WLA/TMG, WAM

Date Status Text
1/28/2004HIntroduced and Pass First Reading
2/2/2004HReferred to EEP, FIN, referral sheet 6
2/6/2004HBill scheduled to be heard by EEP on Monday, 02-09-04 at 9:00 am in House conference room 312.
2/9/2004HThe committees on EEP recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Morita, Waters, Kaho`ohalahala, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Evans, Bukoski; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Kanoho.
2/13/2004HReported from the committee on EEP (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 168-04) as amended in (HD 1), recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to the committee on FIN.
2/13/2004HPassed Second Reading as amended in (HD 1) and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Jernigan, Marumoto, Meyer, Ontai voting no and Representative(s) Tamayo excused.
2/24/2004HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Friday, 02-27-04 at 3:00 pm in House conference room 308.
3/1/2004HBill scheduled for decision making on Tuesday, 03-02-04 at 5:00 pm in conference room 308.
3/2/2004HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Takamine, Kawakami, Kaho`ohalahala, Karamatsu, Nakasone, Nishimoto, Shimabukuro, Wakai, Waters, Bukoski; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Jernigan; 0 Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Representative(s) Magaoay, Mindo, Meyer, Moses.
3/5/2004HReported from the committee on FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 760-04) as amended in (HD 2), recommending passage on Third Reading.
3/5/2004HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 3/9/2004.
3/9/2004HPassed Third Reading as amended in (HD 2) with Representative(s) Marumoto, Mindo voting no and Representative(s) Morita excused.
3/9/2004HTransmitted to Senate.
3/11/2004SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 286).
3/11/2004SPassed First Reading.
3/11/2004SDeferred until 03-12-04.
3/12/2004SReferred to ENE/HTH/WLA/TMG, WAM.

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