SB 159

  • Hawaii Senate Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Apr 13, 2021
  • Passed Senate Mar 09, 2021
  • Passed House Apr 09, 2021
  • Governor

Relating To Voting.

Abstract

Makes an application for voter registration part of all state identification card and driver's license applications. Requires qualified applicants to choose to be registered to vote. Requires updating of names and addresses of qualified applicants who are already registered to vote unless the applicant declines. Requires the sharing of certain information among the counties, department of transportation, election personnel, and online voter registration system. (CD1)

Bill Sponsors (12)

Votes


Actions


Jun 29, 2021

Senate

Act 126, 06/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1228).

House

Act 126, on 06/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1228).

Apr 29, 2021

Senate

Enrolled to Governor.

Apr 28, 2021

Senate

Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 634).

House

Received notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 858).

Apr 27, 2021

Senate

Passed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1) Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Fevella. Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none).

House

Passed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) McDermott voting no (1) and Representative(s) LoPresti excused (1).

Apr 23, 2021

Senate

48 Hrs. Notice (as amended CD 1) 04-27-21.

House

Forty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 04-27-21.

House

Reported from Conference Committee (Conf Com. Rep. No. 94) as amended in (CD 1).

Senate

Reported from Conference Committee as amended CD 1 (Conf. Com. Rep. No. 94).

Apr 21, 2021

Senate

The Conference committee recommends that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Lee, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.

House

The Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 3 Ayes: Representative(s) Nakashima, Cullen, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.

Apr 20, 2021

Senate

Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-21-21 3:00PM; CR 325.

Apr 19, 2021

Senate

Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-20-21 3:10PM; CR 325.

Senate

Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 559).

Apr 16, 2021

Senate

Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-19-21 2:15PM; CR 325.

House

House Conferees Appointed: Nakashima, Cullen Co-Chairs; Ward.

Apr 15, 2021

House

Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 792).

Senate

Senate Conferees Appointed: Rhoads Chair; Lee, Fevella.

Apr 13, 2021

Senate

Senate disagrees with House amendments.

Senate

Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 447).

House

Received notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 788).

Apr 09, 2021

House

Passed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) McDermott voting no (1) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.

House

Reported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1793), recommending passage on Third Reading.

Apr 01, 2021

House

The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Perruso.

Mar 30, 2021

House

Bill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Thursday, 04-01-21 1:30PM in House conference room 308 Via Videoconference.

Mar 25, 2021

House

Reported from JHA (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1471) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.

House

Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0).

  • Reading-2
  • Referral-Committee
Finance

Mar 18, 2021

House

The committees on JHA recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Nakashima, Matayoshi, Ichiyama, D. Kobayashi, LoPresti, Lowen, McKelvey, Nakamura, Todd, Tokioka; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Ward; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Takumi.

Mar 16, 2021

House

Bill scheduled to be heard by JHA on Thursday, 03-18-21 2:00PM in House conference room 325 Via Videoconference.

Mar 11, 2021

House

Referred to JHA, FIN, referral sheet 22

  • Referral-Committee
Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Finance

House

Pass First Reading

Mar 09, 2021

House

Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 159) in amended form (SD 1).

Senate

Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 1). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Acasio, Fevella, San Buenaventura. Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.

Mar 04, 2021

Senate

Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1).

Senate

48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.

Senate

Reported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 752) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.

Feb 23, 2021

Senate

The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Keohokalole, Acasio, Gabbard, Kim, Lee; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Fevella ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.

Feb 19, 2021

Senate

The committee(s) on JDC deferred the measure until 02-23-21 9:40AM; Via Videoconference.

Feb 16, 2021

Senate

The committee(s) on JDC has scheduled a public hearing on 02-19-21 9:30AM; Via Videoconference.

Jan 22, 2021

Senate

Referred to JDC.

  • Referral-Committee
Judiciary

Jan 21, 2021

Senate

Introduced.

Senate

Passed First Reading.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
SB159_SD1 PDF HTML
SB159_HD1 PDF HTML
SB159_CD1 PDF HTML
SB159 PDF HTML

Related Documents

Document Format
Committee Report SB159_CD1_CCR94_ PDF HTML
Committee Report SB159_HD1_HSCR1793_ PDF HTML
Committee Report SB159_HD1_HSCR1471_ PDF HTML
Committee Report SB159_SD1_SSCR752_ PDF HTML
Testimony SB159_HD1_TESTIMONY_FIN_04-01-21_ PDF
Testimony SB159_SD1_TESTIMONY_JHA_03-18-21_ PDF
Testimony SB159_TESTIMONY_JDC_02-19-21_ PDF

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