Highway safety, public health, government ethics bills move to SenateHonolulu, Hawaiʻi – In advance of First Crossover next week, the House of Representatives today passed more than 150 measures on third reading including bills on government ethics, highway safety, and public health. These bills now move to the Senate for their consideration.
March 5 is the First Crossover deadline for bills to pass third reading in order to move (or “crossover”) to the other chamber. If successful, House bills are sent to the Senate and Senate bills are sent to the House for further consideration.
Bills passed today include:
HB2678 HD1 Relating to Government Employees
Requires forfeiture of a state or county officer's or employee's compensation and fringe benefits upon a felony conviction.
HB1676 HD1 Relating to Highway Safety
Establishes a three-year photo red light imaging detector system pilot program. Authorizes any affected county to administer the photo red light imaging detector system pilot program. Establishes a photo red light imaging detector systems pilot program account as a special account within the general fund. Requires proceeds of fines expended in the county from which they were collected for operation of the photo red light imaging detector systems pilot program. Appropriates funds. Sunsets 6/30/2023.