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Governor’s Intent to Veto List

Interested in which bills are on the Governor’s Intent to Veto List? Go to the Legislature’s website, capitol.hawaii.gov Click on the “Reports and Lists” button in center screen Scroll down to the “Governor’s Actions” section and click on the link … Continue reading

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If There’s a Bill You’d Like to See Vetoed…

You’ve got just a few days left to ask that it gets on the Governor’s “Intent to Veto” list, which is due to the Legislature on Monday, June 26th. How to share your thoughts with the Governor? Click on this … Continue reading

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Gearing up for the 2017 Legislative Session

The 2017 Regular Session opens at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 18! The session calendar has been issued, and committees and chairs named — check out PAR’s Information Sheets page for convenient lists and handouts.  

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Large Volume of Third Reading Votes Makes for Long Session Day

The Second Crossover deadline for bills is Thursday, April 14th — to survive, a bill must pass its Third Reading (“vote”) on the floor of its non-originating chamber (the House floor for Senate bills, and the Senate floor for House bills). Some … Continue reading

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A Long Session of Third Readings

The First Decking deadline for bills is Friday, March 4th — to survive, a bill must pass out of all the committees it was referred to in its originating chamber and be scheduled (“decked”) for a Third Reading vote on … Continue reading

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Session Begins! Where are the Bills?

The 2016 Legislative Session started on 1/20 — it’s the second year of the 28th Legislature. While bills that carried over from last year can still be acted upon, new bills are also being introduced. Where to find them? On … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season… Apply for Work at the Capitol!

It’s that time of year! Offices at the Capitol are looking for capable temporary staff to help in a wide variety of positions during the 2016 legislative session. For more information and to apply: House of Representatives: capitol.hawaii.gov/hjobs.aspx Senate 2016 Session … Continue reading

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