HI HB1902 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 16-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 27 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-05-21 - Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC.
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]


Extends the prohibition for large capacity magazines to all firearms, rather than just pistols. Provides an exception to the prohibition for law enforcement agencies and duly authorized officers. Prohibits certain individuals from owning firearms who: (1) as a minor, were diagnosed with behavioral, emotional, or mental disorders, unless the person has been medically documented to be no longer either adversely affected by the behavioral, emotional, or mental disorder or deemed a danger to themselves or others; or (2) were adjudicated by the family court to have committed a certain number of crimes of violence. Requires records of these diagnoses or adjudications to be made available to law enforcement officials. Provides an exemption for blank-firing weapons used as props for theatrical purposes. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

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Relating To Firearms.


Roll Calls

2020-03-12 - Senate - Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs: Passed, With Amendments (Y: 2 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2020-02-06 - House - House Judiciary: Passed, With Amendments (Y: 9 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2020-02-06 - House - House Public Safety, Veterans, & Military Affairs: Passed, With Amendments (Y: 4 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2020-05-21SenateReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC.
2020-05-21SenateReported from PSM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 3621) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to JDC.
2020-03-12SenateThe committee(s) on PSM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in PSM were as follows: 2 Aye(s): Senator(s) Wakai, Baker; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Fevella; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Nishihara, Harimoto.
2020-03-09SenateThe committee(s) on PSM has scheduled a public hearing on 03-12-20 1:30PM in conference room 229.
2020-03-03SenateReferred to PSM, JDC.
2020-02-28SenatePassed First Reading.
2020-02-28SenateReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 38).
2020-02-27HousePassed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with Representative(s) Hashimoto, Kitagawa, McKelvey voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Aquino, Cullen, DeCoite, Eli, Gates, Har, D. Kobayashi, Kong, Matsumoto, McDermott, Okimoto, Quinlan, Say, Tokioka, Ward, Yamane voting no (16) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
2020-02-19HouseForty-eight (48) hours notice Thursday, 02-27-20.
2020-02-19HouseFloor amendment adopted as amended HD 2 with none voting no and Representative(s) Ichiyama excused.
2020-02-19HouseFloor Amendment No. 2 offered by Rep. Takayama
2020-02-18HouseDeferred one day 02-19-20.
2020-02-14HousePassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1; placed on the calendar for Third Reading with Representative(s) Aquino, Cullen, Gates, Har, Kitagawa, D. Kobayashi, Matsumoto, McKelvey, Okimoto, Say, Tokioka, Ward, Yamane voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) DeCoite, Eli, McDermott voting no (3) and Representative(s) Quinlan, Takayama excused (2).
2020-02-14HouseReported from PVM/JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 679-20) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
2020-02-06HouseThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Brower, Lowen, Nakashima, Perruso, Takayama; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) McKelvey, Say; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Creagan, Yamane, Thielen.
2020-02-06HouseThe committees on PVM recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 4 Ayes: Representative(s) Takayama, Gates, Nishimoto, Ohno; Ayes with reservations: none; 2 Noes: Representative(s) D. Kobayashi, McDermott; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Kong.
2020-02-04HouseBill scheduled to be heard by PVM/JUD on Thursday, 02-06-20 2:15PM in House conference room 325.
2020-01-31HouseRe-referred to PVM/JUD, referral sheet 12
2020-01-23HouseReferred to PVM, JUD, referral sheet 3
2020-01-21HouseIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
2020-01-17HousePending introduction.


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