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Governor Signs More than Seventy Bills Before End of Session
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Governor Signs More than Seventy Bills Before End of Session

News Release from Senate Democratic Caucus May 10, 2013

Governor Neil Abercrombie signed more than 70 Bills into law before the end of the 2013 Legislative Session.  The Legislature passed 293 bills, 170 of which were Senate Bills.  Below are statistics of measures from the Hawaii State Legislature’s 2013 Regular Session as of May 2, 2013.  The 2013 Legislative Session ended on May 2.

 

Hawaii State Legislature Regular Session of 2013 Legislative Statistics as of May 2, 2013

  Introduced Passed Acts Vetoes
House bills

1484

123

23

0

Senate bills

1388

170

48

0

Total

2872

293

71

0

*Passed total includes SB0886 & SB1084 which propose to amend the Constitution of the State of Hawaii.

 

Resolutions

Introduced

Adopted

House Concurrent Resolutions

241

44

House Resolutions

219

96

Senate Concurrent Resolutions

202

45

Senate Resolutions

154

76

Total

816

261

 

Important Dates

35th day after adjournment sine die June 24, 2013 Ten days’ notice of plans to return a bill with objections

deadline.

45th day after adjournment sine die July 9, 2013 The governor shall have forty-five days, after the adjournment of the legislature sine die, to consider bills presented to the governor less than ten days before such adjournment, or presented after adjournment, and any such bill shall become law on the forty-fifth day unless the governor by proclamation shall have given ten days’ notice to the legislature that the governor plans to return such bill with the governor’s objections on that day.

(Source: Hawaii State Constitution, Article III , section XVI)

The above statistics are courtesy of the Hawaii Legislative Reference Bureau (LRB). You can view other helpful reports about the 2013 Legislative Session on their website at: http://hawaii.gov/lrb/ .

 

For other helpful links:

To view a list of bills that passed the Legislature:  http://go.usa.gov/T6Gw

To view a list of resolutions that passed the Legislature: http://go.usa.gov/T6Ge

To view a list of bills signed by the Governor: http://go.usa.gov/T67x

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