HI SB622 | 2016 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 5 2015 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2015-12-17 - Carried over to 2016 Regular Session.
Pending: House Finance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]


Specifies that the Chief Election Officer is an at-will employee. Requires Elections Commission to provide notice and reason for removal of a Chief Election Officer. Requires a performance evaluation of the Chief Election Officer after a State general election. Requires a public hearing on the Chief Election Officer's performance for purposes of considering reappointment. (SB622 HD1)

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Chief Election Officer; Elections Commission; Evaluation



2015-12-17 Carried over to 2016 Regular Session.
2015-03-27HousePassed 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 Choy, Ing, Lowen, Luke, McKelvey, Pouha excused (6).
2015-03-27HouseReported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1185) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
2015-03-20HouseThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) Rhoads, San Buenaventura, Belatti, Brower, Creagan, Hashem, Morikawa, Nakashima, Takayama, Woodson; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Representative(s) Kawakami, C. Lee, McDermott, Thielen.
2015-03-17HouseBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Friday, 03-20-15 2:00PM in House conference room 325.
2015-03-12HouseReferred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 30
2015-03-06HousePass First Reading
2015-03-05HouseReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 23) in amended form (SD 1).
2015-03-05SenatePassed Third Reading, as amended (SD 1). Ayes, 24; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 1 (Senator(s) Slom). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
2015-02-25Senate48 Hrs. Notice 03-05-15.
2015-02-25SenateReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1).
2015-02-25SenateReported from JDL (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 540) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
2015-02-04SenateThe committee(s) on JDL recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDL were as follows: 6 Aye(s): Senator(s) Keith-Agaran, Shimabukuro, Espero, Ihara, L. Thielen, Slom; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard.
2015-01-30SenateThe committee(s) on JDL has scheduled a public hearing on 02-04-15 9:00AM in conference room 016.
2015-01-26SenateReferred to JDL.
2015-01-26SenatePassed First Reading.

Same As/Similar To

HB42 (Same As) 2015-12-17 - Carried over to 2016 Regular Session.
HB1414 (Same As) 2015-12-17 - Carried over to 2016 Regular Session.

Hawaii State Sources

Bill Comments 750