S.B.2079. RELATED TO SHARK AND RAY PROTECTION.

Hawaii Senate
Last action 9 months ago
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Summary

                    Establishes penalties and fines for any person who knowingly captures, kills, takes, possesses, abuses, or entangles any shark, whether alive or dead, within state marine waters and makes it a misdemeanor.  Expands the existing prohibition on knowingly capturing or killing a manta ray to all rays.  Expands the prohibition on rays to cover knowingly capturing, killing, taking, possessing, abusing, or entangling a ray, whether alive or dead, within state marine waters.  Provides certain exemptions.
                

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Actions

  • Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Fukumoto, Johanson, C. Lee, Souki, Todd excused (5).

    Thu, Mar 22nd 2018
  • Reported from OMH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1293-18) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to JUD.

    Thu, Mar 22nd 2018
  • The committees on OMH recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 5 Ayes: Representative(s) Ing, DeCoite, Creagan, Say, Takayama; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Gates, Thielen.

    Tue, Mar 13th 2018
  • Bill scheduled to be heard by OMH on Tuesday, 03-13-18 9:45AM in House conference room 312.

    Fri, Mar 9th 2018
  • Referred to OMH, JUD, referral sheet 35

    Thu, Mar 8th 2018
  • Pass First Reading

    Thu, Mar 8th 2018
  • Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 87) in amended form (SD 2).

    Tue, Mar 6th 2018
  • Report adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.

    Tue, Mar 6th 2018
  • Reported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2772) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).

    Fri, Mar 2nd 2018
  • 48 Hrs. Notice 03-06-18.

    Fri, Mar 2nd 2018
  • The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Galuteria, Harimoto, Inouye, K. Kahele, Kidani, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Wakai; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.

    Wed, Feb 28th 2018
  • The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-28-18 11:00AM in conference room 211.

    Wed, Feb 21st 2018
  • Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.

    Fri, Feb 16th 2018
  • Reported from WTL/JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2490) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.

    Fri, Feb 16th 2018
  • The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Taniguchi, K. Rhoads, Gabbard, Kim; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) L. Thielen.

    Thu, Feb 8th 2018
  • The committee(s) on WTL recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WTL were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, Gabbard, Riviere; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Inouye, L. Thielen.

    Thu, Feb 8th 2018
  • The committee(s) on WTL/JDC has scheduled a public hearing on 02-08-18 10:15AM in conference room 016.

    Mon, Feb 5th 2018
  • Referred to WTL/JDC, WAM.

    Mon, Jan 22nd 2018
  • Passed First Reading.

    Fri, Jan 19th 2018
  • Introduced.

    Fri, Jan 19th 2018