Bills that Passed First Crossover
News Release from Rep Beth Fukumoto Chang March 11, 2016
The Legislative Session has just reached first crossover. The House and Senate debated nearly 200 third reading bills each on Tuesday.
So far this session, 356 bills in the House and 350 bills in the Senate have crossed over into the other Chamber. Click here for a list of some of the key bills that passed the House and crossed over into the Senate. I supported many, but not all of the measures.
LINK >>> Key Bills of First Crossover
The full list of every bill that has passed first crossover can be found here: House Bills and Senate Bills
As a part of Millennial Monday on March 14th, I will be participating in an online town hall held by The Young Invincibles and Indivisible on Twitter.
I will be joined by several of my fellow Millennial legislators from around the country and together we will be answering questions and providing suggestions to young people on how to become civically engaged. To follow and participate in the conversation, use the hashtag: #millennialmon
How a Bill Becomes a Law
Click here to read the second of my four part series on how a bill becomes a law. Part Two explains a bill's journey from First Crossover to Second Crossover in both the House of Representatives and the Senate, along with a legislative timetable.
Click here for Part One of the series.
Click here to listen to my latest interview with Mike Buck of The Answer AM 690 from this past Monday (3/7). This week we talked about Hawaii’s gun control laws, the upcoming national and state elections, and several bills that are currently making their way through the Legislature.
Olaloa Retirement Community
It was great to sit down and talk with the residents of the Olaloa Retirement Community this past Wednesday. We discussed a variety of topics including: the House bills which have crossed over into the Senate, Kupuna issues, reiterated my opposition to the proposed vehicle tax increase, and listened to residents’ concerns and questions regarding a wide range of community issues.
For last week's update, click here.