HI HB1197 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 27 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-02-01 - Referred to PDP, JHA, referral sheet 3
Pending: House Pandemic & Disaster Preparedness Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Allows for lesser emergency period penalties to be adopted and promulgated by the governor or a mayor. Authorizes the county prosecutors to exercise discretion with the offense charged and the penalty sought for certain first-time violations of COVID-19 emergency orders incurred since March 4, 2019.

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Relating To Emergency Rules.



2021-02-01HouseReferred to PDP, JHA, referral sheet 3
2021-01-27HouseIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
2021-01-26HousePending introduction.

Same As/Similar To

SB540 (Same As) 2021-04-13 - Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Holt, Ohno excused (2). Transmitted to Senate.


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