HI SB1559 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future SB1559


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 25 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-02-16 - Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
Pending: Senate Ways and Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]


Amends the State Constitution to allow electronic copies, as an alternative to printed copies, of a bill to be made available for members of a house of the Legislature in which the bill is being voted upon for third or final reading in fulfillment of the 48-hour availability requirement. (SD1)

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Proposing An Amendment To Article Iii, Section 15, Of The Hawaii State Constitution To Allow Electronic Copies, As An Alternative To Printed Copies, Of A Bill To Be Made Available For Members Of A House In Which The Bill Is Being Voted Upon For Third Or Final Reading In Fulfillment Of The Forty-eight Hour Availability Requirement.


Roll Calls

2023-02-09 - Senate - Senate Judiciary: Passed, With Amendments (Y: 5 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-02-16SenateReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
2023-02-16SenateReported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 374) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
2023-02-09SenateThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Gabbard, Elefante, San Buenaventura, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
2023-02-07SenateThe committee(s) on JDC deferred the measure until 02-09-23 9:25AM; Conference Room 016.
2023-02-03SenateThe committee(s) on JDC has scheduled a public hearing on 02-07-23 9:30AM; Conference Room 016 & Videoconference.
2023-01-30SenateReferred to JDC, WAM.
2023-01-27SenatePassed First Reading.

Same As/Similar To

SB1559 (Carry Over) 2023-02-16 - Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.


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