Hawaii State Legislature
2005 Legislative Session

SB621 HD1

Generated on 8/9/2005 10:58:35 AM

Report Title: Traffic Infractions; Court Adjudication; Notice
Description: Eliminates inconsistencies in adjudication of traffic offenses. Clarifies application of section 291D-3(b) (applicability of administrative adjudication law) by providing that infractions not resulting in a criminal charge do not require court adjudication. Extends the time for answering a notice of traffic infraction from 15 to 21 days. Clarifies that no penal sanction that includes imprisonment applies to a traffic infraction. Requires a person answering a notice of traffic infraction to request a hearing if the person wishes to personally appear before a judge. Allows credit and debit card payments over the Internet or by telephone for admitted traffic infractions. (SB621 HD1)
Package: Judiciary
Introducer(s): BUNDA (BR)
Current Referral:JUD

Date Status Text
1/26/2005SPassed First Reading.
1/31/2005SReferred to JHW.
2/3/2005SThe committee on JHW has scheduled a public hearing on 02-07-05 at 9:00 am in conference room 229.
2/7/2005SThe committee on JHW deferred the measure until 02-11-05 at 9:00 am in conference room 229.
2/11/2005SThe committee(s) on JHW recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in JHW were as follows: 6 Aye(s): Senator(s) Hanabusa, Hee, Chun Oakland, English, Ihara, Whalen; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/17/2005SReported from JHW (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 131) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
2/17/2005SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading.
2/17/2005S48 Hrs. Notice 02-22-05.
2/22/2005SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading. Ayes, 22; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 3 (Senator(s) Espero, Fukunaga, Inouye). Transmitted to House.
2/22/2005HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 20).
2/23/2005HPass First Reading
3/3/2005HReferred to JUD, referral sheet 27
3/29/2005HBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Thursday, 03-31-05 at 2:00 pm in House conference room 325.
3/31/2005HThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, B. Oshiro, Herkes, Morita, Sonson, Souki, Marumoto, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Caldwell, Kanoho.
4/5/2005HReported from the committee on JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1486) as amended in (HD 1), recommending passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
4/6/2005HPassed Second Reading as amended in (HD 1); placed on the calendar for Third Reading with none voting no and Chang, Halford, Hiraki, Kahikina, Takai, Waters excused.
4/8/2005HPassed Third Reading with none voting no and Berg, Souki excused.
4/8/2005HTransmitted to Senate.
4/12/2005SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 482).
4/12/2005SSenate disagrees with House amendments.
4/12/2005HReceived notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 648).
4/18/2005SReconsideration of action taken on 04-12-05 in disagreeing to the House amendments.
4/18/2005SSenate agrees with House amendments. Placed on the calendar for Final Reading on 04-20-05.
4/18/2005SOne Day Notice 04-20-05.
4/20/2005SPassed Final Reading. 23 Aye(s); Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 2 Excused: Senator(s) Ihara, Menor.
4/20/2005SEnrolled to Governor.
4/20/2005HReceived notice of reconsideration and Senate agreement (Sen. Com. No. 725).
4/20/2005HReceived notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 725).
5/11/2005HAct 048, on 5/11/2005 (Gov. Msg. No. 242).
5/12/2005SAct 48, 5/11/2005 (Gov. Msg. No. 867).

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