Hawaii State Legislature
2005 Legislative Session

SB433 SD2 HD1

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Measure Title: RELATING TO ELECTIONS BY MAIL.
Report Title: Voting; Elections by Mail ($)
Description: Requires the Office of Elections to establish a Vote-by-Mail Pilot Program for the 2006 elections in the three representative districts with the lowest voter turnout rate in the last two election cycles. Requires the Chief Election Officer to submit a report on the pilot program to the Legislature prior to the Regular Session of 2007. Appropriates funds for the pilot program. (SB433 HD1)
Package: None
Companion:
Introducer(s): NISHIHARA, INOUYE, Kokubun, Espero, Chun Oakland
Current Referral:JUD, FIN

Date Status Text
1/24/2005SIntroduced and passed First Reading.
1/31/2005SReferred to JHW, WAM.
2/7/2005SThe committee on JHW has scheduled a public hearing on 02-11-05 at 9:00 am in conference room 229.
2/11/2005SThe committee on JHW deferred the measure until 02-15-05 at 9:00 am in conference room 229.
2/15/2005SThe committee(s) on JHW recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JHW were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Hanabusa, Chun Oakland, English, Whalen; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Hee, Ihara.
2/18/2005SReported from JHW (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 453) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
2/18/2005SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
2/23/2005SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-05 at 9:30 am in conference room 211.
2/25/2005SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 13 Aye(s): Senator(s) Taniguchi, Tsutsui, English, Espero, Fukunaga, Hooser, Inouye, Kanno, Kim, Kokubun, Nishihara, Sakamoto, Trimble; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 2 No(es): Senator(s) Hemmings, Slom; and 0 Excused: none.
3/4/2005SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 834) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
3/4/2005S48 Hrs. Notice 03-08-05.
3/8/2005SPassed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 20; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 4 (Senator(s) Hemmings, Hogue, Slom, Trimble). Excused, 1 (Senator(s) Ihara). Transmitted to House.
3/8/2005HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 71) in amended form (SD 2).
3/10/2005HPass First Reading.
3/10/2005HReferred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 30
3/12/2005HBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Tuesday, 03-15-05 at 2:00 pm in House conference room 325.
3/15/2005HThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, B. Oshiro, Caldwell, Herkes, Kanoho, Morita; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Marumoto; 1 Noes: Representative(s) Thielen; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Sonson, Souki.
3/23/2005HReported from the committee on JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1166) as amended in (HD 1), recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to the committee on FIN.
3/24/2005HPassed Second Reading as amended in (HD 1) and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Finnegan, Meyer, Moses, Stonebraker, Thielen voting no and Representative(s) Fox, Takamine excused.
3/31/2005HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Monday, 04-04-05 at 2:00 pm in House conference room 308.
4/4/2005HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 17 Ayes: Representative(s) Takamine, Kawakami, Carroll, Evans, Karamatsu, Lee, Magaoay, Nakasone, Nishimoto, Tanaka, Tsuji, Wakai, Yamane, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Fox, Meyer, Pine; 1 Noes: Representative(s) Moses; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Chong.
4/8/2005HReported from the committee on FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1570), recommending passage on Third Reading.
4/12/2005HPassed Third Reading with Representative(s) Ching, Finnegan, Halford, Meyer, Moses, Pine, Stonebraker, Thielen voting no and none excused.
4/12/2005HTransmitted to Senate.
4/14/2005SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 515).
4/14/2005SSenate disagrees with House amendments.
4/14/2005HReceived notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 649).
4/18/2005HHouse conferees appointed: Luke, Magaoay Co-Chairs; Marumoto.
4/20/2005SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 663).
4/18/2005SSenate Conferees appointed: Hanabusa, Chair; Taniguchi, Co-Chair(s); English, Hee, Hooser, Whalen.
4/18/2005HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 718).
4/19/2005SConference committee meeting scheduled for 04-20-05 at 2:00 pm in conference room 325.
4/20/2005SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-05 at 2:00 pm in conference room 325.
4/25/2005SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-05 at 2:00 pm in conference room 325.
4/26/2005SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-05 at 2:00 pm in conference room 325.
4/28/2005SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-29-05 at 11:00 am in conference room 325.
4/28/2005SThe Conference committee has deleted the measure scheduled for 04-29-05 at 11:00 am in conference room 325.
4/28/2005SThe Conference committee deferred the measure.

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