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HB895 HD2 SD2 CD1     
Measure Title: RELATING TO TAX ON TOBACCO PRODUCTS OTHER THAN CIGARETTES.
Report Title: Tobacco Products Tax Increase
Description: Increases the tobacco tax on tobacco products other than cigarettes and cigars from 40 percent to 70 percent of the wholesale price beginning on September 30, 2009; increases the tax on cigars to 50 percent beginning September 30, 2009; and defines "little cigars" and taxes them as cigarettes; deposits all additional taxes into the general fund. (HB895 CD1)
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: HTH, WAM
Introducer(s): YAMANE

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1/26/2009HPending introduction.
1/28/2009HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/28/2009HReferred to HLT, FIN, referral sheet 3
2/10/2009HBill scheduled to be heard by HLT on Friday, 02-13-09 8:30am in House conference room 329.
2/13/2009HThe committees on HLT recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Yamane, Nishimoto, Belatti, Bertram, Brower, Carroll, Mizuno, Shimabukuro; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Finnegan; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
2/18/2009HReported from HLT (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 468) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
2/19/2009HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no (0) and Takai, Takumi, Ward excused (3).
2/24/2009HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Friday, 02-27-09 12:00pm in House conference room 308.
2/27/2009HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: M. Oshiro, M. Lee, Aquino, Awana, Brower, Choy, Coffman, Har, Keith-Agaran, C. Lee, Nishimoto, Sagum, Wooley, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: Pine; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Tokioka, Ward.
3/6/2009HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 807) as amended in HD 2, recommending passage on Third Reading.
3/6/2009HForty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 03-10-2009.
3/10/2009HPassed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Takai excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
3/12/2009SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 161).
3/12/2009SPassed First Reading.
3/12/2009SReferred to HTH, WAM.
3/13/2009SThe committee(s) on HTH has scheduled a public hearing on 03-16-09 3:00 PM in conference room 016.
3/16/2009SThe committee(s) on HTH deferred the measure until 03-18-09 2:40pm in conference room 016.
3/18/2009SThe committee(s) on HTH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in HTH were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Ige, Green, Baker, Espero, Nishihara; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Hemmings.
3/27/2009SReported from HTH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1035) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.
3/27/2009SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.
3/30/2009SThe committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 04-02-09 9:30 AM in conference room 211.
4/2/2009SThe committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Kim, Tsutsui, Chun Oakland, English, Fukunaga, Galuteria, Hee, Hooser, Kidani, Tokuda; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Kokubun, Hemmings.
4/9/2009SReported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1254) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
4/9/2009S48 Hrs. Notice 04-14-09.
4/14/2009SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 22; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Hooser . Noes, 1 (Senator(s) Slom). Excused, 2 (Senator(s) Bunda, Sakamoto). Transmitted to House.
4/14/2009HReturned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 547) in amended form (SD 2).
4/16/2009HHouse disagrees with Senate amendment (s).
4/17/2009SReceived notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 567).
4/17/2009SSenate Conferees appointed: Ige, Chair; Kim, Co-Chair(s); Hemmings.
4/17/2009HHouse conferees appointed: Yamane, M. Oshiro Co-Chairs; Chong, Choy, M. Lee, Ward.
4/17/2009HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 656).
4/17/2009HBill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Saturday, 04-18-09 4:00pm in conference room 309.
4/18/2009HThe Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Yamane, M. Oshiro, Chong, Choy, M. Lee; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Ward; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
4/18/2009SThe Conference committee recommends that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Ige, Kim, Hemmings; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
4/20/2009SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 587).
4/20/2009HReported from Conference Committee (Conf Com. Rep. No. 4) as amended in (CD 1).
4/20/2009HForty-eight (48) hours notice Wednesday, 4-22-09.
4/20/2009SReported from Conference Committee as amended CD 1 (Conf. Com. Rep. No. 4).
4/20/2009S48 Hrs. Notice (as amended CD 1) 04-22-09.
4/22/2009SPassed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). 23 Aye(s); Aye(s) with reservations: none . 1 No(es): Senator(s) Slom. 1 Excused: Senator(s) Sakamoto.
4/22/2009HPassed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with Representative(s) Finnegan, Marumoto, Pine, Ward, Wooley voting no (5) and Representative(s) Bertram, Takai excused (2).
4/23/2009SReceived notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 670).
4/22/2009HReceived notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 727).
4/22/2009HTransmitted to Governor.
5/7/2009HVetoed (Gov. Msg. No. 346).
5/8/2009SVetoed on 05-07-09 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 677).
5/8/2009SVeto overridden - 2/3's vote: Ayes, 23; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 2 (Senator(s) Hemmings, Slom). Excused, 0 (none).
5/8/2009HVeto overridden by 2/3's vote with 42 Ayes; 6 Noes Representative(s) Finnegan, Marumoto, Pine, Thielen, Ward, Wooley; and 3 Excused Representative(s) Bertram, Ching, Takai.
5/8/2009HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 792) motion to override veto that was approved and carried by a 2/3 vote by the members of the Senate.
5/8/2009SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 732) motion to override veto that was approved and carried by a 2/3 vote by the members of the House.
5/8/2009SAct 058, 5/8/2009, veto override.
5/8/2009HAct 058, on 5/8/2009, veto override.

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HB895 HD2 SD2 CD1



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CommRoomDate/TimeNotice
HLT 329 2/13/2009 8:30 AM View
FIN 308 2/27/2009 12:00 PM View
HTH 016 3/16/2009 3:00 PM View
HTH 016 3/18/2009 2:40 PM View
WAM 211 4/02/2009 9:30 AM View
CONF 309 4/18/2009 4:00 PM View