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SB502 SD2 HD1       (?)


Measure Title: PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE I OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO GUARANTEE ALL INDIVIDUALS THE RIGHT TO HAVE A CLEAN AND HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT.
Report Title: Constitutional Amendment; Green Amendment; Environmental Protection (ConAm)
Description: Proposes a constitutional amendment that guarantees individuals the right to a clean and healthy environment, including pure water, clean air, and healthy ecosystems, and to the preservation of the natural, cultural, scenic, and healthful qualities of the environment. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
Companion:  HB551
Package: Environmental Legislative Caucus
Current Referral: EEP, JHA, FIN
Introducer(s): GABBARD, ACASIO, CHANG, MISALUCHA, RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, Fevella, Moriwaki

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1/22/2021SIntroduced.
1/25/2021SPassed First Reading.
1/27/2021SReferred to AEN, JDC.
1/28/2021SThe committee(s) on AEN has scheduled a public hearing on 02-03-21 1:00PM in conference room Via Videoconference.
2/3/2021SThe committee(s) on AEN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in AEN were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, Nishihara, Acasio, Rhoads, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/3/2021SRe-Referred to AEN, JDC/WAM.
2/8/2021SReported from AEN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 28) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to JDC/WAM.
2/8/2021SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC/WAM.
2/19/2021SThe committee(s) on JDC/WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-23-21 10:30AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
2/23/2021SThe 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) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Kanuha, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Inouye, Kidani, Fevella ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Wakai.
2/23/2021SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Keohokalole, Acasio, Gabbard, Lee; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Kim, Fevella ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
3/4/2021SReported from JDC/WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 637) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
3/4/2021S48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
3/9/2021SReport Adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Fevella, Inouye, Keohokalole, Kidani, Kim, Moriwaki, Nishihara, Riviere, San Buenaventura. Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
3/9/2021HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 222) in amended form (SD 2).
3/11/2021SNotice of bill proposing constitutional amendment transmitted to Governor pursuant to Article XVII, Section 3 (Sen. Com. No. 2).
3/11/2021HPass First Reading
3/11/2021HReferred to EEP/WAL, JHA, FIN, referral sheet 22
3/12/2021HRe-referred to EEP, JHA, FIN, referral sheet 23
3/12/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by EEP on Tuesday, 03-16-21 9:00AM in House conference room 325 Via Videoconference.
3/16/2021HThe committees on EEP recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Lowen, Marten, Hashem, Perruso, Todd, Tokioka, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Matayoshi.
3/18/2021HReported from EEP (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1006) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to JHA.
3/18/2021HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JHA with Representative(s) Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) McDermott, Okimoto voting no (2) and none excused (0).

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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SB502 SD2 HD1






CommDate/Time/RoomNotice 
AEN 2/03/21 1:00P
Via Videoconference
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JDC/WAM 2/23/21 10:30A
CR 211 & Videoconference
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EEP 3/16/21 9:00A
325 Via Videoconference
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