Hawaii State Legislature
2005 Legislative Session

HB573 HD1

Generated on 8/9/2005 10:38:05 AM

Report Title: Tobacco ($)
Description: Requires businesses engaged in the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products at the retail level to acquire a retail tobacco permit from the Department of Taxation. Provides criminal penalties for the retail sale of cigarettes or other tobacco products without a valid retail tobacco permit, and for the seizure and for forfeiture of cigarettes and other tobacco products sold, possessed, acquired, distributed, or transported without a valid retail tobacco permit. (HD1)
Package: Governor
Introducer(s): SAY (BR)
Current Referral:HLT, JUD, FIN

Date Status Text
1/24/2005HPending introduction.
1/26/2005HIntroduced and Pass First Reading
1/27/2005HReferred to HLT, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 5
2/7/2005HBill scheduled to be heard by HLT on Thursday, 02-10-05 at 9:00 am in House conference room 329.
2/10/2005HThe committees on HLT recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Arakaki, Green, Hale, Nishimoto, Finnegan; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Cabanilla, Sonson; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/10/2005HReported from the committee on HLT (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 209) as amended in (HD 1), recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to the committee on JUD.
2/11/2005HPassed Second Reading as amended in (HD 1) and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting no and Representative(s) Herkes, Kanoho, Morita, Souki, Takamine excused.

$ = Appropriation measure
ConAm = Constitutional Amendment