Wanting to get in touch with a legislator’s office, but not sure who to speak to? The Office Manager is often a good bet! We’ve updated our office managers list, and you can find it on our website under the “Current Legislature” tab.
Session is over but that doesn’t mean the work is over. In this Edition, We talk about:
Regrouping and Assessing after SessionThe Governor’s “Intent to Veto” ListMeeting with LegislatorsSaying “Thank You”
As always, please contact us at (808) 587-0478 or [email protected] with any questions or suggestions.
The 2021 Regular Session has come to an end… but PAR will remain open and continue to be available to assist you! Tomorrow we’ll return to our interim hours of operation, 8:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. By the way, the next Regular Session will begin on Jan 19, 2022.
There are a lot of bills up for their Final Reading vote tomorrow (4/27/2021) in the House and Senate chambers. Wondering which bills will be on their agendas (their Orders of the Day)? It’s pretty easy to find out…
Numerous bills are scheduled to open in conference this week. Here’s a quick overview of the process. Feel free to call 808/587-0478 or email [email protected] with any questions and we’ll be happy to try to make sense of it all!
Here’s a brief video about the Second Decking deadline and what’s ahead…
Second Decking and what’s ahead…
We’ve reached the First Crossover deadline for concurrent resolutions. Today is the last day for concurrent resolutions to pass a floor vote in their originating chamber and be adopted before crossing over to the opposite chamber for further consideration. You can find more information about resolutions on the “Learn” portion of our website: https://lrb.hawaii.gov/par/overview-of-the-legislative-process/types-of-measures-bills-resolutions-messages/resolutions
Today is the First Crossover Deadline. It’s the last day for bills to move from their originating chamber to the non-originating chamber. On average, approximately 25% of all bills introduced each year make this deadline. To see the bills that have made it, visit the “Reports and Lists” page of the Legislature’s website and click on the “Senate Bills Crossed Over to the…
Read more… Finding Bills that have Survived the First Crossover Deadline
Now that we’re in the depths of session, take a look at our latest newsletter. We talk about:
The “Second” ChamberResolutions… “Be It Resolved…”Money, Money, MoneyRecommittal — Taking a Step Back
As always, give us a call if you’d like to discuss!
The 2021 session is moving quickly! We’re already coming up on the deadline for bills to be out of their originating chamber’s committees.
March 5 is the First Decking deadline. By this date, a bill needs to:
pass through all of the committees it was referred to in its chamber of origin; andbe submitted (in its final form) to the House or Senate clerk to be considered for passage on…
Read more… First Decking Deadline Fast Approaching