Next Step for Bills That Passed Legislature
Wondering what happens next for the hundreds of bills on the Governor’s desk? Wondering when you’ll know whether the bill becomes law? You may have to wait — we may not know the fate of some of them until July 11, 2023!
If a bill introduced during the 2023 Regular Session did not pass out of the Legislature, it carries over to the 2024 Regular Session (which starts on January…
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Extension of Decking Deadline
Final reading votes for 170 bills are scheduled for tomorrow (session at 10a). The fiscal filing deadline has been extended until 6p tonight, May 1, which means there should be more to come!
The Senate President and House Speaker have extended the deadline to file the fiscal bills and committee reports that were agreed upon by Friday’s 6 p.m. deadline to conclude negotiations. The conference drafts (CD1s) of those bills, and accompanying committee…
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Conference Workshop Video
If you missed our workshops on the conference stage of the legislative process, you can view the 4/12/2023 session here: Conference Workshop Video
Some Helpful Information
Conference, when the House and Senate will attempt to come to agreement on the final draft of hundreds of bills, will take place this year between Monday, 4/17, and Friday, 4/28. The conference procedures have been posted: https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/Docs/2023CommitteesOnConferenceProcedures.pdf….
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Zoom Workshop on the Conference Process
It’s that time of year! The conference period (this year, April 17 – April 28) is when select legislators meet to determine whether and in what form surviving legislation should be presented for a final vote in each chamber. Conference meetings are open to the public, but the whole process can be a bit confusing. Join us over Zoom to discuss what’s next for bills that have already made it…
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A Heavy Third Reading Day
To view the bills coming up for Third Reading tomorrow, April 11, 2023, use the Legislature’s “Reports and Lists” page, then select the “Pending Actions” bar.
In the Senate: https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/advreports/advreport.aspx?year=2023&report=pending&rpt_type=pend3rdRead&chamber=S&title=Measures%20Pending%20Third%20Reading%20in%20the%20Senate .
In the House: https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/advreports/advreport.aspx?year=2023&report=pending&rpt_type=pend3rdRead&chamber=H&title=Measures%20Pending%20Third%20Reading%20in%20the%20House .
It’s Time for Second Decking!
It’s the last week of bill hearings here at the Capitol! Questions? Contact PAR at 808/587-0478 or [email protected]
Get ready for session and learn more about getting involved at the State legislature! You can sign up for one of our Zoom workshops by emailing us at [email protected] or calling 808/587-0478.
“Your Voice”: Tuesday, January 11, 5:00 p.m. Overview of the legislature and how to add your voice to the process“The Bill to Law Process”: Wednesday, January 19, 5:00 p.m. Walk through the process with an…
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Second Decking Deadline
Here’s a brief video about the Second Decking deadline and what’s ahead…
Second Decking and what’s ahead…
Finding Bills that have Survived the First Crossover Deadline
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…
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Latest PAR Newsletter
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!