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SB2729 SD2 HD1 CD1     
Measure Title: RELATING TO MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICES.
Report Title: Mobile Electronic Devices; Highway Safety
Description: Amends the law prohibiting operation of a motor vehicle while using a mobile electronic device by adding an exemption for completely stopped drivers, amending the definition of "operate", amending the penalties for violations, and deeming a violation to be a traffic infraction. (CD1)
Companion:  HB1896
Package: None
Current Referral: TRN, JUD
Introducer(s): ENGLISH, BAKER, ESPERO, GALUTERIA, KAHELE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, RUDERMAN, SOLOMON, Dela Cruz, Green, Hee, Kouchi, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, L. Thielen, Wakai

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1/17/2014SIntroduced.
1/21/2014SPassed First Reading.
1/21/2014SReferred to TIA, JDL.
2/3/2014SThe committee(s) on TIA has scheduled a public hearing on 02-06-14 1:16PM in conference room 224.
2/6/2014SThe committee(s) on TIA recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in TIA were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) English, Kahele, Keith-Agaran, Kouchi; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Gabbard; and 4 Excused: Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Espero, Solomon, Slom.
2/11/2014SReported from TIA (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2160) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to JDL.
2/11/2014SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDL.
2/21/2014SThe committee(s) on JDL will hold a public decision making on 02-25-14 10:30AM in conference room 016.
2/25/2014SThe committee(s) on JDL recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDL were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Hee, Shimabukuro, Galuteria, Ihara; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Gabbard; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Solomon, Slom.
2/28/2014SReported from JDL (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2698) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
2/28/2014S48 Hrs. Notice 03-04-14.
3/4/2014SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 24; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Taniguchi . Noes, 1 (Senator(s) Gabbard). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
3/4/2014HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 272) in amended form (SD 2).
3/6/2014HPass First Reading
3/6/2014HReferred to TRN, JUD, referral sheet 28
3/7/2014HBill scheduled to be heard by TRN on Wednesday, 03-12-14 10:30AM in House conference room 309.
3/12/2014HThe committee(s) on TRN recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 03-17-14.
3/14/2014HBill scheduled for decision making on Monday, 03-17-14 10:30AM in conference room 309.
3/17/2014HThe committees on TRN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Yamane, Takayama, Aquino, Ichiyama, Nakashima, Takumi, Yamashita, Fukumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Har, Ing.
3/20/2014HReported from TRN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1072-14) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to JUD.
3/20/2014HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with Representative(s) Cachola, Hanohano, Har, Jordan, Oshiro voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Lowen, Nakashima, Souki, Takai, Wooley excused (5).
3/21/2014HBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Tuesday, 03-25-14 4:00PM in House conference room 325.
3/25/2014HThe committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 04-01-14.
3/28/2014HBill scheduled for decision making on Tuesday, 04-01-14 2:00PM in conference room 325.
4/1/2014HThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Rhoads, Creagan, Kawakami, C. Lee, Nakashima, Tsuji, Wooley, McDermott, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Representative(s) Har, Belatti, Brower, Ito.
4/4/2014HReported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1626-14), recommending passage on Third Reading.
4/8/2014HPassed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Jordan voting no (1) and Representative(s) Belatti, Oshiro excused (2). Transmitted to Senate.
4/10/2014SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 606).
4/10/2014SSenate disagrees with House amendments.
4/10/2014HReceived notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 670).
4/14/2014SSenate Conferees Appointed: English Chair; Hee Co-Chair; Keith-Agaran, Kouchi, Slom Members.
4/14/2014HHouse Conferees Appointed: Yamane, Rhoads Co-Chairs; Yamashita, McDermott Members.
4/14/2014HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 674).
4/15/2014SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 685).
4/15/2014SConference committee meeting scheduled for 04-16-14 2:45PM in conference room 225.
4/16/2014SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-22-14 2:45PM in conference room 225.
4/22/2014SConference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-24-14 1:30PM in conference room 225.
4/24/2014SThe Conference committee recommends that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) English, Hee, Keith-Agaran, Kouchi; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Slom.
4/24/2014HThe Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 3 Ayes: Representative(s) Yamane, Rhoads, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) McDermott.
4/24/2014SReported from Conference Committee as amended CD 1 (Conf. Com. Rep. No. 30-14).
4/24/2014HReported from Conference Committee (Conf Com. Rep. No. 30-14) as amended in (CD 1).
4/24/2014HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 04-29-14.
4/24/2014S48 Hrs. Notice (as amended CD 1) 04-29-14.
4/29/2014HPassed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Jordan, Oshiro voting no (2) and Representative(s) Ito excused (1).
4/29/2014SPassed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). 25 Aye(s); Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 0 Excused: none.
4/30/2014HReceived notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 720).
5/1/2014SReceived notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 751).
5/2/2014SEnrolled to Governor.
7/3/2014HAct 175, on 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1278).
7/3/2014SAct 175, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1278).

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CommRoomDate/TimeNotice
TIA 224 2/06/2014 1:16 PM View
JDL 016 2/25/2014 10:30 AM View
TRN 309 3/12/2014 10:30 AM View
TRN 309 3/17/2014 10:30 AM View
JUD 325 3/25/2014 4:00 PM View
JUD 325 4/01/2014 2:00 PM View
CONF 225 4/16/2014 2:45 PM View
CONF 225 4/22/2014 2:45 PM View
CONF 225 4/24/2014 1:30 PM View