It looks like the legislature will be reconvening on Tuesday, July 6, to consider the governor’s vetoes. The convene times and Orders of the Day haven’t been posted yet, but once they are you should see a Special Session link on the legislature’s homepage (capitol.hawaii.gov) that will bring you to all the documents. You’ll be able to watch the proceedings on the House and
The Legislature’s webmasters have set up a special page for information on the 2017 Special Session called for Monday, August 28th. It can be found here: https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/splsession.aspx?year=2017a.
This is where you’ll find links to the rail funding bill, “SB1 Relating to Transportation Financing” (link to bill) and the notice for Monday’s 11:30 a.m. WAM hearing (link to hearing notice). The hearing notice lists special email addresses for submitting your…
Read more… Special Session Called; Opportunity to Testify on Rail Funding Bill
Here’s the link to the Governor’s Intent to Veto list.
Lawmakers are clearing their calendars for a Special Session tentatively scheduled to begin August 28th to consider additional funding for Honolulu’s rail transit project. This is subject to final confirmation and an agreement on proposed language of bill(s) to be discussed during the session. Please don’t hesitate to call or email PAR, and we’ll be happy to provide whatever information we can.
The 2013 Second Special Session is underway, and measures being considered and their hearing notices are posted on the website. Please let the Public Access Room know if you need help finding anything, or have questions about the legislative process. (808/587-0478 or [email protected]).
The bill regarding same sex marriage, Read more… 2013 Second Special Session Underway
A bill regarding same sex marriage (SB1 Relating to Equal Rights) and its first public hearing notice are now posted on the Second Special Session’s webpage. The Senate Committee on Judiciary and Labor (JDL) has scheduled the hearing for Monday, October 28, at 10:30 a.m. in the Capitol Auditorium (located on the Chamber level). Information on submitting testimony is available…
Read more… Special Session Hearing Scheduled
The Governor has announced that he will be calling the Legislature to convene in special session on Monday, October 28th, to consider marriage equality legislation.
Please don’t hesitate to contact the Public Access Room (587-0478 or [email protected]) for assistance as the special session approaches. As always, we’ll be happy to help you find the information and resources you need.
The Senate Committee on Judiciary and Labor (JDL) has posted the hearing notice for the Friday, August 2, at 12 noon hearing to consider the appointment of James H. Ashford to fill a vacancy for Judge of the District Court of the First Circuit. Details on how to offer testimony appear on the hearing notice. Additional information…
Read more… JDL Hearing August 2nd
There will be a two-day Special Session of the Senate on August 5 and 6 to consider the appointment of James H. Ashford to fill a vacancy for Judge of the District Court of the First Circuit. A hearing that welcomes public input will be held the week prior.
If you’d like to contribute to the discussion, you’ll want to keep your eye open for the Read more… Senate Special Session (August 5-6) to Advise/Consent Judicial Appointment — Hearing on August 2