HI HB291 | 2016 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 26 2015 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2015-12-17 - Carried over to 2016 Regular Session.
Pending: House Finance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]


Establishes exclusive jurisdiction of the Small Claims Division of the District Court over cases in which the amount claimed is $1,000 or less. Expands the Small Claims Division's jurisdiction over personal property cases to include any personal property worth $5,000 or less. (HB291 HD1)

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Judiciary Package; Small Claims Division of the District Court; Jurisdiction



2015-12-17 Carried over to 2016 Regular Session.
2015-02-10HousePassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0).
2015-02-10HouseReported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 60) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
2015-02-03HouseThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 12 Ayes: Representative(s) Rhoads, San Buenaventura, Brower, Creagan, Hashem, Kawakami, C. Lee, Morikawa, Nakashima, Takayama, Woodson, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Belatti, McDermott.
2015-01-30HouseBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Tuesday, 02-03-15 2:00PM in House conference room 325.
2015-01-26HouseReferred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 1
2015-01-26HouseIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
2015-01-23HousePending introduction.

Same As/Similar To

SB430 (Same As) 2015-12-17 - Carried over to 2016 Regular Session.

Hawaii State Sources

Bill Comments 750