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
Take a moment and find an easy way to quickly locate bills on the Legislature’s website:
Today is the Triple Referral Filing Deadline. This is the deadline for bills with three referrals to be reported out of the first committee to which they are referred. This deadline gives the second committee time to work on a bill before the First Lateral Deadline on Feb 19th.
By the First Lateral Deadline, all bills must move to their final committee. If you’re in support of a bill…
Read more… Deadlines!
A silver lining to the Capitol building being closed is the opportunity this year to testify from your home, work, or wherever you may be. In addition to your written testimony, you now have the option of offering remote testimony at hearings that allow oral testimony.
We’ve created a new “How to submit testimony” video and informational handout that walks you through the process. Visit the Engagement 101 page of…
Read more… Remote Testimony procedures have been released
Interested in the State budget? The Senate Ways and Means (WAM) and House Finance (FIN) committees have started their budget briefings with the Executive departments. All of the briefings are being streamed and saved — look on the “Broadcasts/Videos” calendar for links. (https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/broadcasts.aspx)
Join us! “Coffee Hour with PAR” takes place each Friday at 3 p.m. HST. Just open Zoom and enter the meeting ID 990 4865 9652. PAR staff will be available to talk story, answer questions, and discuss the legislative process.