HI HB981 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future HB981


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 2 2023 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-03-20 - The committee on PSM deferred the measure.
Pending: Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]


Authorizes a fingerprint-based criminal history record check by the county police departments of applicants for licenses to sell, offer to sell, distribute, or otherwise transfer electric guns or cartridges. (HD1)

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Relating To Criminal History Background Checks.



2023-03-20SenateThe committee on PSM deferred the measure.
2023-03-17SenateThe committee(s) on PSM has scheduled a public hearing on 03-20-23 3:01PM; Conference Room 225 & Videoconference.
2023-03-09SenateReferred to PSM, JDC/CPN.
2023-03-03SenatePassed First Reading.
2023-03-03SenateReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 92).
2023-03-02HousePassed Third Reading with Representative(s) Chun, Lamosao, Matsumoto voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Alcos, Garcia, Kila, Kong, Pierick, Souza, Ward voting no (7) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
2023-02-22HousePassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1; placed on the calendar for Third Reading with Representative(s) Gates, Matsumoto voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Alcos, Garcia, Kila, Kong, Pierick, Souza, Ward voting no (7) and Representative(s) Tam excused (1).
2023-02-22HouseReported from JHA (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 788) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
2023-02-14HouseThe committee on JHA recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Tarnas, Takayama, Holt, Hashimoto, Ichiyama, Ilagan, Mizuno; Ayes with reservations: none; 2 Noes: Representative(s) Kong, Souza; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Ganaden.
2023-02-10HouseBill scheduled to be heard by JHA on Tuesday, 02-14-23 2:00PM in House conference room 325 VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE.
2023-01-30HouseReferred to JHA, referral sheet 3
2023-01-25HouseIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
2023-01-23HousePending introduction.

Same As/Similar To

HB981 (Carry Over) 2023-03-20 - The committee on PSM deferred the measure.
SB1279 (Same As) 2023-01-30 - Referred to PSM, JDC/CPN.


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