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Proposed Hawaii Firearm Legislation HB2736

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Relating To Firearms Ammunition.

Subject: Ammunition: Purchase: License to Sell

Description: Requires the licensing of sellers of ammunition, and for the identification and proper permitting of purchasers or possessors of ammunition. Regulates ammunition in the same manner that firearms are regulated. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD1)

Session: 2020 Regular Session

Last Action: The committee on PSM deferred the measure.

Last Action Date: March 12, 2020

Companion Bill: SB2635


Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

8 sponsors: Chris Lee (D); Richard Creagan (D); Nicole Lowen (D); John Mizuno (D); Nadine Nakamura (D); Richard Onishi (D); Tina Wildberger (D); Joy San Buenaventura (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 16% (8 of 51)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Mar 12, 2020 The committee on PSM deferred the measure.
Senate Mar 9, 2020 The committee(s) on PSM has scheduled a public hearing on 03-12-20 1:30PM in conference room 229.
Senate Mar 3, 2020 Referred to PSM, JDC.
Senate Feb 28, 2020 Passed First Reading.
Senate Feb 28, 2020 Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 117).
House Feb 27, 2020 Passed Third Reading with Representative(s) Hashimoto, Kitagawa, McKelvey, Quinlan, San Buenaventura voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Aquino, Cullen, DeCoite, Eli, Har, Kong, Matsumoto, McDermott, Okimoto, Say, Tokioka, Ward, Yamane voting no (13) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
House Feb 19, 2020 Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1; placed on the calendar for Third Reading with Representative(s) Cachola, Cullen, Har, Kitagawa, Kong, McKelvey, San Buenaventura voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) DeCoite, Eli, McDermott, Okimoto, Quinlan, Tokioka, Ward voting no (7) and Representative(s) Ichiyama excused (1).
House Feb 19, 2020 Reported from JUD/PVM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 686-20) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
House Feb 6, 2020 The committees on PVM recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 5 Ayes: Representative(s) Takayama, Gates, D. Kobayashi, Nishimoto; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Ohno; 1 Noes: Representative(s) McDermott; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Kong.
House Feb 6, 2020 The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Brower, Lowen, McKelvey, Nakashima, Perruso, Takayama; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Say; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Creagan, Yamane, Thielen.
House Feb 4, 2020 Bill scheduled to be heard by JUD/PVM on Thursday, 02-06-20 2:05PM in House conference room 325.
House Jan 31, 2020 Re-referred to JUD/PVM, referral sheet 13
House Jan 27, 2020 Referred to PVM, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 5
House Jan 23, 2020 Introduced and Pass First Reading.
Type Date State Link Text
Amended Feb 19, 2020 state link bill text
Introduced Jan 24, 2020 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call
Description Vote Date Yea Votes Nay Votes No Votes Absent Passed
02/6/2020 9 0 0 3 Yes
  • Brower, Tom (D) Yea
  • Creagan, Richard (D) Absent
  • Lee, Chris (D) Yea
  • Lowen, Nicole (D) Yea
  • McKelvey, Angus (D) Yea
  • Nakashima, Mark (D) Yea
  • Perruso, Amy (D) Yea
  • San Buenaventura, Joy (D) Yea
  • Say, Calvin (D) Yea
  • Takayama, Gregg (D) Yea
  • Thielen, Cynthia (R) Absent
  • Yamane, Ryan (D) Absent
resort votes by: party yeas nays name
02/6/2020 5 1 0 1 Yes
  • Gates, Cedric (D) Yea
  • Kobayashi, Dale (D) Yea
  • Kong, Sam (D) Absent
  • McDermott, Bob (R) Nay
  • Nishimoto, Scott (D) Yea
  • Ohno, Takashi (D) Yea
  • Takayama, Gregg (D) Yea
resort votes by: party yeas nays name

Link: link to state bill page

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