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Legislators Position on Legalized Gambling

 

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

2017 Gambling Bills

2016 Gambling Bills

2015 Gambling Bills

2013 Gambling Bills carried over to 2014

2012 Gambling Bills

2012 Gambling Resolutions

2011 Gambling Bills

2011 Gambling Resolutions

2009 Gambling Bills carried over to 2010

2017 GAMBLING BILLS

Bill #

Measure and Report Title

Introducer

Description

Status

HB 348

RELATING TO A STATE LOTTERY.

Report Title:

State Lottery; Appropriation ($)

SOUKI, MIZUNO

Establishes a state lottery commission to implement a lottery, the proceeds of which would be deposited into the state general fund. Appropriates funds.

1/20/2017 H Pending introduction.

1/23/2017 H Pass First Reading

1/23/2017 H Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 2

HB 766

RELATED TO SHIPBOARD GAMING.

Report Title: Shipboard Gaming, Appropriation ($)

SOUKI, KONG, MIZUNO, DeCoite

Establishes regulatory framework for licensed shipboard gaming in state waters. Makes an appropriation.

1/20/2017 H Pending introduction.

1/23/2017 H Pass First Reading

1/25/2017 H Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 3

HB855

(Companion Bill: SB 204)

RELATING TO ONLINE FANTASY SPORTS.

Report Title:

Online Fantasy Sports; Gambling; Exemption; Department of the Attorney General; Appropriation ($)

NISHIMOTO

Establishes an online fantasy sports contests registration and monitoring program under the department of the attorney general. Exempts registered online fantasy sports contests from state gambling laws. Appropriates funds to the department of the attorney general to establish and implement a registration and monitoring program for online fantasy sports contests.

1/23/2017 H Pending introduction.

1/25/2017 H Pass First Reading

1/27/2017 H Referred to JUD, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 4

HB 927

RELATING TO GAMING.

Report Title:

Gaming; Commission; Study; Appropriation ($)

MIZUNO

Establishes a commission to analyze the possibility of gaming in Hawaii. Requires a preliminary and a final report to the Governor and Legislature. Dissolves the commission on 12/31/2018. Appropriates funds to undertake the analysis, including contracts for services.

1/23/2017 H Pending introduction.

1/25/2017 H Pass First Reading

1/27/2017 H Referred to EDB, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 4

SB204

(Companion Bill: HB 855)

RELATING TO ONLINE FANTASY SPORTS.

Report Title:

Online Fantasy Sports; Gambling; Exemption; Department of the Attorney General; Appropriation ($)

KIDANI, ESPERO, Galuteria, Shimabukuro

Establishes an online fantasy sports contests registration and monitoring program under the department of the attorney general. Exempts registered online fantasy sports contests from state gambling laws. Appropriates funds to the department of the attorney general to establish and implement a registration and monitoring program for online fantasy sports contests.

1/20/2017 S Introduced.

1/20/2017 S Pass First Reading

1/20/2017 S Referred to JDL, WAM.

SB677

RELATING TO INTERNET GAMING.

Report Title:

Internet Gambling; Hawaii Internet Lottery and Gambling Corporation

KIDANI (Introduced by request of another party)

Establishes the Hawaii internet lottery and gaming corporation for the purpose of conducting internet gambling in Hawaii. Allocates proceeds to capital improvements at public schools and the University of Hawaii system, scholarships and educational loan repayments for medical students who practice in Hawaii for ten years, support for the family practice rural residency program, watershed protection, and reduction and prevention of problem gambling.

1/20/2017 S Pending introduction.

1/23/2017 S Pass First Reading

1/23/2017 S Referred to GVO/CPH, JDL/WAM.

2016 GAMBLING BILLS

Bill #

Measure and Report Title

Introducer

Description

Status

HB 91

RELATING TO AMUSEMENT CONCESSIONS.

Amusement Concessions; Airport; Gambling: Slot Machines

EVANS

 

Authorizes the implementation of amusement concessions to provide slot machines at state airports for departing passengers. Revenues to be deposited into the airport revenue fund.

1/22/2015 H

Introduced and Passed First Reading

1/26/2015 H Referred to TRN, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 1

12/17/2015 D Carried over to 2016 Regular Session

HB 156

RELATING TO NUISANCE ABATEMENT.

Offenses Against Public Health and Morals; Nuisance Abatement; Gambling

SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party)

Includes gambling among the types of offenses that are subject to the nuisance abatement laws.

1/22/2015 H

Introduced and Passed First Reading

1/23/2015 H Introduced and Passed First Reading

1/26/2015 H

Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 1

12/17/2015 D Carried over to 2016 Regular Session

HB364

RELATING TO NUISANCE ABATEMENT.

Nuisance Abatement; Gambling Offenses

TAKAYAMA, AQUINO, HAR, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, TAKUMI, YAMASHITA

 

Adds a building, premise, and place in which a gambling offense is committed as a nuisance that is subject to abatement.

1/26/2015 H Introduced and Pass First Reading.

1/26/2015 H Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 1

2/2/15 H Bill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Thursday, 02-05-15 2:00PM in House conference room 325.

2/5/15 H The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Rhoads, San Buenaventura, Belatti, Brower, Creagan, Hashem, Kawakami, C. Lee, Morikawa, Nakashima, Takayama, Woodson, McDermott, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.

2/10/15 H Reported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 59), recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.

2/10/2015 H Passed Second Reading and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) McKelvey voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0).

12/17/2015 D Carried over to 2016 Regular Session.

HB 1557

RELATING TO TAX RELIEF.

Wagering Winnings; Tax Exemption; Waiver Program

CHOY

Establishes a waiver program to exempt from income taxation gambling winnings legally acquired outside of the State during a consecutive 5-day period.

1/13/2016 H Prefiled.

1/20/2016 H Introduced and Pass First Reading.

1/25/2016 H Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 1

HB 1830

RELATING TO A LOTTERY.

Lottery; DCCA

SOUKI, ITO, MIZUNO, DeCoite, Ing, Luke, McKelvey, San Buenaventura

Authorizes DCCA to license a single operator for a lottery, including keno, in the State.

1/22/2016 H Pending introduction.

1/25/2016 H Introduced and Pass First Reading.

1/27/2016 H Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 2

HB 1838

RELATING TO FANTASY CONTESTS.

Fantasy Contests; Authorization; Regulation

SOUKI, MIZUNO, TOKIOKA, YAMASHITA

Provides for the authorization and regulation of fantasy contests. Establishes consumer protections for participants. Clarifies that fantasy contests shall not be considered gambling or games of chance.

1/22/2016 H Pending introduction.

1/25/2016 H Introduced and Pass First Reading.

1/27/2016 H Referred to CPC, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 2

HB 2111

RELATING TO FANTASY COMPETITIONS.

Fantasy Competition; Penal Code

.

SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party)

Establishes fantasy competition as a violation of the gambling laws. Provides an affirmative defense under limited situations

1/22/2016 H Pending introduction.

1/25/2016 H Introduced and Pass First Reading.

1/27/2016 H Referred to CPC, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 2

HB 2536

RELATING TO A STATE LOTTERY.

State Lottery; Homelessness ($)

MIZUNO

Establishes a state lottery commission to implement a lottery, the proceeds of which would be used to address homelessness. Appropriates funds.

1/26/2016 H Pending introduction.

1/272016 H Introduced and Pass First Reading.

2/1/2016 H Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 5

SB 108

RELATING TO NUISANCE ABATEMENT.

Nuisance Abatement; Gambling Offenses

ESPERO, BAKER, KEITH-AGARAN

 

Specifies that property upon which gambling offenses occur shall constitute nuisances.

1/22/2015 S Introduced.

1/22/2015 S Passed First Reading.

1/22/2015 S Referred to JDL.

12/17/2015 D Carried over to 2016 Regular Session.

SB 609

RELATING TO TAX RELIEF.

Wagering Winnings; Tax Exemption; Waiver

NISHIHARA, Espero, Galuteria, Inouye

 

Establishes a waiver program to exempt from income taxation gambling winnings legally acquired outside of the State during a consecutive 5-day period. Effective 1/1/16.

1/23/2015 S Introduced.

1/26/2015 S Passed First Reading.

1/26/2015 S Referred to WAM.

12/17/2015 D Carried over to 2016 Regular Session

SB 1373

RELATING TO A PARIMUTUEL WAGERING PILOT PROJECT.

Horse Racing; Wagering; Authorization; Regulation; 5-Year Pilot Project

DELA CRUZ, GALUTERIA, KEITH-AGARAN, Kahele, Kidani, Nishihara, Shimabukuro

Establishes a horse racing board in DCCA. Authorizes a pari-mutuel wagering pilot project for 5 years. Establishes a formula to distribute wagering proceeds.

1/29/2015 S Introduced.

2/2/2015 S Passed First Reading.

2/2/2015 S Referred to EDT/CPN/JDL, WAM.

12/17/2015 D Carried over to 2016 Regular Session

1/21/2016 S Re-Referred to EET/CPH/JDL, WAM.

SB 2094

RELATING TO TAX RELIEF.

Wagering Winnings; Tax Exemption; Waiver Program

NISHIHARA, Espero, Slom, Wakai

Establishes a waiver program to exempt from income taxation gambling winnings legally acquired outside of the State during a consecutive 5-day period.

1/21/2016 S Introduced.

1/21/2016 S Passed First Reading.

1/21/2016 S Referred to JDL, WAM.

SB 2429

RELATING TO FANTASY COMPETITIONS.

Fantasy Competition; Penal Code

KEITH-AGARAN, Gabbard

Establishes fantasy competition as a violation of the gambling laws. Provides an affirmative defense under limited situations.

1/22/2016 S Introduced.

1/25/2016 S Passed First Reading.

1/27/2016 S Referred to JDL.

2/4/2016 S The committee(s) on JDL has scheduled a public hearing on 02-11-16 9:00AM in conference room 016.

2/11/2016 S The committee(s) on JDL recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDL were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Keith-Agaran, Shimabukuro, Gabbard, Kim; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) L. Thielen ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Slom.

3/3/2016 S Reported from JDL (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2524) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.

3/3/2016 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1).

3/3/2016 S 48 Hrs. Notice 03-08-16.

3/8/2016 S Recommitted to JDL.

SB 2626

RELATING TO A LOTTERY.

Lottery; DCCA

ESPERO

Authorizes DCCA to license a single lottery operator to operate a lottery in the State to serve community betterment purposes including addressing homelessness and healthcare issues, as well as funding public education needs in technology, professional development, and heat abatement. Requires the licensure of lottery workers and manufacturer-distributors of lottery equipment or supplies. Exempts the lottery from the definition of "gambling" in chapter 712, HRS.

1/22/2016 S Introduced.

1/25/2016 S Pass First Reading.

1/27/2016 S Referred to CPH/JDL, WAM.

SB2722

RELATING TO FANTASY CONTESTS.

Fantasy Contests; Authorization; Regulation

KEITH-AGARAN

Provides for the authorization and regulation of fantasy contests. Establishes consumer protections for participants. Clarifies that fantasy contests shall not be considered gambling or games of chance.

1/27/2016 S Introduced.

1/27/2016 S Pass First Reading.

1/27/2016 S Referred to CPH/JDL, WAM.

2/3/2016 S Re-Referred to JDL, WAM.

2/4/2016 S The committee(s) on JDL has scheduled a public hearing on 02-11-16 9:00AM in conference room 016.

2/9/2016 S The committee(s) on JDL deleted the measure from the public hearing scheduled on 02-11-16 9:00AM in conference room 016.

 

 

 

2015 GAMBLING BILLS

Bill #

Measure and Report Title

Introducer

Description

Status

HB 91

RELATING TO AMUSEMENT CONCESSIONS.

Amusement Concessions; Airport; Gambling: Slot Machines

EVANS

 

Authorizes the implementation of amusement concessions to provide slot machines at state airports for departing passengers. Revenues to be deposited into the airport revenue fund.

1/22/2015 H

Introduced and Passed First Reading

1/26/2015 H Referred to TRN, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 1

HB 156

RELATING TO NUISANCE ABATEMENT.

Offenses Against Public Health and Morals; Nuisance Abatement; Gambling

SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party)

Includes gambling among the types of offenses that are subject to the nuisance abatement laws.

1/22/2015 H

Introduced and Passed First Reading

1/26/2015 B

Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 1

HB364

RELATING TO NUISANCE ABATEMENT.

Nuisance Abatement; Gambling Offenses

TAKAYAMA, AQUINO, HAR, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, TAKUMI, YAMASHITA

 

Adds a building, premise, and place in which a gambling offense is committed as a nuisance that is subject to abatement.

1/26/2015 H Introduced and Pass First Reading.

1/26/2015 H Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 1

2/2/15 H Bill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Thursday, 02-05-15 2:00PM in House conference room 325.

2/5/15 H The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Rhoads, San Buenaventura, Belatti, Brower, Creagan, Hashem, Kawakami, C. Lee, Morikawa, Nakashima, Takayama, Woodson, McDermott, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.

2/10/15 H Reported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 59), recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.

2/10/2015 H Passed Second Reading and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) McKelvey voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0).

SB 108

RELATING TO NUISANCE ABATEMENT.

Nuisance Abatement; Gambling Offenses

ESPERO, BAKER, KEITH-AGARAN

 

Specifies that property upon which gambling offenses occur shall constitute nuisances.

1/22/2015 S Introduced.

1/22/2015 S Passed First Reading.

1/22/2015 S Referred to JDL.

SB 148

RELATING TO NUISANCE ABATEMENT.

Offenses Against Public Health and Morals; Nuisance Abatement; Gambling

KEITH-AGARAN (Introduced by request of another party)

Description: Includes gambling among the types of offenses that are subject to the nuisance abatement laws. Effective

Exempts social gambling. (SB148 HD1)

1/22/2015 S Introduced.

1/22/2015 S Passed First Reading.

1/22/2015 S Referred to JDL.

2/2/2015 S The committee(s) on JDL has scheduled a public hearing on 02-05-15 9:00AM in conference room 016.

2/5/2015 S

The committee(s) on JDL recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDL were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Keith-Agaran, Shimabukuro, Espero, Gabbard, Ihara, L. Thielen, Slom; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.

3/5/2015 S Reported from JDL (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 596) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.

3/5/2015 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1).

3/10/2015 S Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 1). Ayes, 24; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 1 (Senator(s) Shimabukuro). Transmitted to House.

3/10/2015 H Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 71) in amended form (SD 1).

3/12/2015 H Pass First Reading

3/12/2015 H Referred to JUD, referral sheet 30

3/20/2015 H Bill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Friday, 03-27-15 3:00PM in House conference room 325.

3/27/2015 H Broadcast of hearing/briefing available. See: www.capitoltv.org

3/27/2015 H The committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 03-31-15 at 2:10 PM in room 325.

3/27/2015 H Bill scheduled for decision-making on Tuesday 03-31-15, at 2:10PM in conference room 325.

3/31/2015 H Broadcast of hearing/briefing available. See: www.capitoltv.org

3/31/2015 H The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Rhoads, Belatti, Brower, Creagan, Hashem, Kawakami, C. Lee, Morikawa, Nakashima, Takayama, Woodson, McDermott, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) San Buenaventura.

4/9/2015 H Reported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1492) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.

4/9/2015 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1; placed on the calendar for Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Tokioka excused (1).

4/14/2015 H Passed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.

4/16/2015 S Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 486).

4/16/2015 S Senate disagrees with House amendments.

4/16/2015 H Received notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 638).

4/20/2015 S Senate Conferees Appointed: Keith-Agaran Chair; Shimabukuro, Slom.

4/20/2015 H House Conferees Appointed: Rhoads Chair; Brower, Thielen.

4/20/2015 H Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 642).

4/21/2015 S Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 624).

4/22/2015 S  Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-23-15 2:02 PM in conference room 325.

4/23/2015 S The Senate Conference Managers recommend that the Senate agree to the House amendments. The votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 2 Aye(s): Senator(s) Keith-Agaran, Shimabukuro; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Slom.

4/24/2015 S Reconsideration of action taken on 04-16-15 in disagreeing to the House amendments.

4/24/2015 S Senate agrees with House amendments. Placed on the calendar for Final Reading on 04-27-15.

4/24/2015 S One Day Notice 04-27-15.

4/27/2015 S Passed Final Reading. 22 Aye(s); Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Slom . 0 No(es): none. 3 Excused: Senator(s) English, Kidani, Nishihara.

4/27/2015 H Received notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 680).

4/27/2015 S Enrolled to Governor.

SB 609

RELATING TO TAX RELIEF.

Wagering Winnings; Tax Exemption; Waiver

NISHIHARA, Espero, Galuteria, Inouye

 

Establishes a waiver program to exempt from income taxation gambling winnings legally acquired outside of the State during a consecutive 5-day period. Effective 1/1/16.

1/23/2015 S Introduced.

1/26/2015 S Passed First Reading.

1/26/2015 S Referred to WAM.

SB 1373

RELATING TO A PARIMUTUEL WAGERING PILOT PROJECT.

Horse Racing; Wagering; Authorization; Regulation; 5-Year Pilot Project

DELA CRUZ, GALUTERIA, KEITH-AGARAN, Kahele, Kidani, Nishihara, Shimabukuro

Establishes a horse racing board in DCCA. Authorizes a parimutuel wagering pilot project for 5 years. Establishes a formula to distribute wagering proceeds.

1/29/2015 S Introduced.

2/2/2015 S Passed First Reading.

2/2/2015 S Referred to EDT/CPN/JDL, WAM.

 

 

 

 

2013 GAMBLING BILLS carried over to 2014

Bill #

Measure and

Report Title

Introducer

 

Description

 

Status

 

HB123

Gambling Machines; Sweepstakes

CHOY (Introduced by request of another party)

Defines "sweepstakes". Amends the definition of "gambling device" and "something of value" to include the use of gambling devices to play sweepstakes. Establishes a class C felony for furnishing any gambling device for use in gambling.

1/17/2013 H Pending introduction.

1/22/2013 H Introduced and Passed First Reading

1/22/2013 H Referred to JUD, referral sheet 2

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

HB145

Stand-Alone Casino Gaming; Waikiki; Appropriation ($)

SOUKI, Saiki

Grants 20-year license for one stand-alone casino in Waikiki not in a hotel. Establishes Hawaii Gaming Control Commission. Imposes 15% wagering tax on gross receipts. Creates State Gaming Fund and Compulsive Gambler Program. Appropriates funds. Effective 07/01/2013.

1/17/2013 H Pending introduction.

1/22/2013 H Introduced and Passed First Reading

1/22/2013 H Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 2

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

HB343

RELATING TO GAMBLING OFFENSES.

Gambling Machines and Devices; Gambling Activities Offered Incident to Purchase of Goods or Services

AQUINO, CULLEN, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, ING, MCDERMOTT, NAKASHIMA, TSUJI, YAMASHITA

Amends definitions in the gambling laws to address gambling activities offered incident to the purchase of goods or services.

1/18/2013 H Pending introduction.

1/22/2013 H Introduced and Passed First Reading

1/22/2013 H Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 3

2/5/2013 H Bill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Friday, 02-08-13 2:00PM in House conference room 325

2/8/2013 H The committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 02-12-13 at 2:00pm.

2/8/213 H Bill scheduled for decision making on Tuesday, 02-12-13 2:00PM in conference room 325.

20/12/2013 H The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) Rhoads, Har, Belatti, Brower, Ito, C. Lee, Tsuji, Wooley, McDermott, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Cabanilla, Carroll, Kawakami.

2/15/2013 H Reported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 566) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN

2/15/2013 H 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 Representative(s) Carroll, Coffman, Hanohano, Har, Kawakami, Ward excused (6).

2/20/2013 H Bill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Friday, 02-22-13 1:30PM in House conference room 308.

2/22/2013 H The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 17 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Nishimoto, Johanson, Cullen, Hashem, Ing, Jordan, Kobayashi, Lowen, Morikawa, Onishi, Takayama, Tokioka, Woodson, Yamashita, Fukumoto, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.

3/1/2013 H Reported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 762) as amended in HD 2, recommending passage on Third Reading.

3/1/2013 H Forty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 03-05-13.

3/5/2013 H Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.

3/7/2013 S Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 204).

3/7/2013 S Passed First Reading.

3/7/2013 S Referred to JDL.

3/28/2013 S The committee(s) on JDL has scheduled a public hearing on 04-02-13 9:30AM in conference room 016.

4/02/2013 S The committee(s) on JDL deferred the measure until 04-03-13 3:00PM in conference room 016.

4/13/2013 H The committee on JDL deferred the measure.

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

HB613

RELATING TO GAMBLING.

Gambling; Gambling Devices; Sweepstakes Machines

TAKAYAMA, CULLEN, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, ITO, OSHIRO, THIELEN, Yamashita

Amends various definitions in the gambling law to address contests of chance played to win something of value where the wager consists of an incidental purchase of goods or services.

 

1/18/2013 H Pending introduction.

1/22/2013 H Introduced and Passed First Reading

1/22/2013 H Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 3

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

 

HB614

RELATING TO GAMBLING.

Offenses Against Public Health and Morals; Nuisance Abatement; Gambling

 

TAKAYAMA, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, OSHIRO, THIELEN

Includes gambling among the types of offenses that are subject to the nuisance abatement laws. Entitles citizens who bring nuisance abatement suits against a place used for gambling to the rights and protections of victims and witnesses in criminal proceedings.

1/18/2013 H Introduced.

1/22/2013 H Introduced and Passed First Reading

1/22/2013 H Referred to JUD, referral sheet 3

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

01/09/2014 H Bill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Thursday, 01-16-14 2:00PM in House conference room 325.

01/16/14 H

The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Rhoads, Creagan, Kawakami, C. Lee, Nakashima, Tsuji, Wooley, McDermott, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Representative(s) Har, Belatti, Brower, Ito.

HB685

 

RELATING TO GAMBLING.

Gambling; Gambling Devices; Sweepstakes

MCDERMOTT, FALE, WARD

Amends various definitions in the gambling law to clarify that gambling includes playing or entering sweepstakes or other contests of chance played to win something of value, where the wager consists of an incidental purchase of goods or services

1/22/2013 H

Pending introduction.

1/24/2013 H Introduced and Passed First Reading

1/24/2013 H

Referred to JUD, referral sheet 4

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

HB1015

RELATING TO NUISANCE ABATEMENT.

Nuisance Abatement; Gambling

AQUINO, ICHIYAMA, NAKASHIMA, OSHIRO, SAY, Cullen, Har, Hashem, Tsuji

Adds gambling offenses to the nuisance abatement law

1/22/2013 H

Pending introduction.

1/24/2013 H Introduced and Passed First Reading

1/28/2013 H Referred to PBS, JUD, referral sheet 6

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

HB1063

RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

Hawaii Gaming Control Commission; Casino Gaming ($)

SOUKI

Establishes the Hawaii Gaming Control Commission and the framework of casino gaming in Waikiki and Kapolei

1/23/2013 H Pending introduction.

1/24/2013 H Introduced and Passed First Reading

1/28/2013 H

Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 6

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

HB1065

RELATING TO GAMBLING

Gambling; Task Force

AWANA, HANOHANO, MIZUNO, Nakashima

Establishes a gambling task force to perform a comprehensive social and financial analysis of the different types of gambling and their impact on the State in order for legislators to make informed policy decisions. Dissolves on June 30, 2014.

1/23/2013 H

Pending introduction.

1/24/2013 H Introduced and Passed First Reading

1/28/2013 H Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 6

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

HB1312

RELATING TO GAMBLING. Gambling; Product Sweepstakes Gambling; Prohibition

LUKE

Establishes the offense of product sweepstakes gambling as a misdemeanor. Defines product sweepstakes gambling and prize.

1/24/2013 H Introduced and Passed First Reading

1/28/2013 H

Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 7

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

HB1320

RELATING TO A LOTTERY

Lottery; DCCA

SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party)

Authorizes DCCA to license a single lottery operator to operate a lottery, including keno, in the State.

1/24/2013 H Introduced and Passed First Reading

1/28/2013 H Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 7

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

HB1334

RELATING TO GAMING.

Gaming; Bingo; Raffles

CARROLL, EVANS, HANOHANO, MCKELVEY

Establishes requirements for the conduct of bingo games and raffle drawings by licensed nonprofit and religious organizations. Expressly exempts authorized bingo game and raffle drawing activities from the gambling laws.

1/24/2013 H Introduced and Passed First Reading

1/28/2013 H Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 7

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

HB1341

RELATING TO ANTIQUE GAMBLING DEVICES.

Antique Gambling Devices; Slot Machines

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HASHEM, TOKIOKA, Choy, Rhoads

Defines "antique slot machine". Clarifies that the possession of an antique slot machine is not unlawful where the device is not used or intended for use in any prohibited gambling activity.

1/24/2013 H Introduced and Passed First Reading

1/28/2013 H Referred to JUD, referral sheet 7

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session

1/17/2014 H Bill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Thursday, 01-23-14 2:00PM in House conference room 325.

1/23/14 H The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 12 Ayes: Representative(s) Rhoads, Belatti, Brower, Creagan, Ito, Kawakami, C. Lee, Nakashima, Tsuji, Wooley, McDermott, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Har.

1/31/14 H Reported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 58-14), recommending passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.

1/31/14 H Passed Second Reading; placed on the calendar for Third Reading with Representative(s) Fale, Fukumoto, Johanson voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Say excused (1).

2/03/14 H Passed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Fukumoto, Johanson, Matsumoto, Ward voting no (4) and Representative(s) Say excused (1). Transmitted to Senate

2/4/14 S Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 14).

2/4/14 S Passed First Reading.

02/6/14 S Referred to JDL.

 

 

HB1425

RELATING TO A LOTTERY

Lottery ($)

MIZUNO, SOUKI

Establishes the Hawaii state lottery commission and authorizes the lottery commission to establish lottery gaming.

1/24/2013 H Introduced and Passed First Reading

1/28/2013 H Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 7

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

Bill #

Measure and Report Title

Introducer

Description

Status

SB124

RELATING TO GAMING.

Gaming; EGH

GALUTERIA

Short form bill.

1/17/2013 S

Passed First Reading.

1/22/2013

Referred to EGH.

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

SB333

RELATING TO NUISANCE ABATEMENT. Nuisance Abatement; Gambling Offenses

KEITH-AGARAN (Introduced by request of another party)

Amends section 712-1270, HRS, to include every building, premises, or place used to commit a gambling offense and in or upon which a gambling offense occurred, as a nuisance under the State's nuisance abatement law.

1/18/2013 S Introduced.

1/18/2013 S Passed First Reading.

1/22/2013 S Referred to JDL.

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

SB397

(Companion: HB614)

RELATING TO GAMBLING. Offenses Against Public Health and Morals; Nuisance Abatement; Gambling

CHUN OAKLAND, Baker, Ige, Shimabukuro, L. Thielen

Includes gambling among the types of offenses that are subject to the nuisance abatement laws. Entitles citizens who bring nuisance abatement suits against a place used for gambling to the rights and protections of victims and witnesses in criminal proceedings.

1/18/2013 S Introduced.

1/22/2013 S Passed First Reading

1/22/2013 S Referred to JDL.

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

SB398

(Companion: HB613)

RELATING TO GAMBLING. Gambling; Gambling Devices; Sweepstakes Machines

CHUN OAKLAND, Baker, Ige, Kidani, Shimabukuro

Amends various definitions in the gambling law to address contests of chance played to win something of value where the wager consists of an incidental purchase of goods or services.

1/18/2013 S Introduced.

1/22/2013 S Passed First Reading.

1/22/2013 S

Referred to JDL.

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

SB636

RELATING TO GAMBLING OFFENSES. Gambling; Incidental Goods and Services

KEITH-AGARAN, BAKER, TOKUDA, Espero, Wakai

Amends various definitions under the gambling offenses statute to clarify that gambling includes the use of a gambling device that is incidentally offered for use at no additional charge to a person who purchases other goods or services.

1/18/2013 S Introduced.

1/22/2013 S Passed First Reading.

1/22/2013 S

Referred to JDL.

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

SB674

RELATING TO GAMBLING.

Nuisance Abatement; Gambling

ESPERO, CHUN OAKLAND, Baker

Includes gambling in the nuisance abatement law. Grants citizens who bring nuisance abatement suits against a place used for gambling the same rights and protections as victims and witnesses in criminal proceedings.

1/18/2013 S Introduced.

1/22/2013 S Passed First Reading.

1/22/2013 S

Referred to JDL.

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

SB675

RELATING TO GAMBLING OFFENSES.

Gambling; Gambling Device; Something of Value

ESPERO, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, Galuteria, L. Thielen

 

Clarifies the definitions of "gambling", "gambling device", and "something of value" to include the purchase of goods or services incidental to play or operation of a machine which may deliver or entitle the participant to a payout of value

1/18/2013  S Introduced.

1/22/2013 S Passed First Reading.

1/22/2013 S Referred to JDL.

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

SB766

RELATING TO A STATE LOTTERY. State Lottery; Study

SOLOMON, Dela Cruz, Kahele

Requires the department of business, economic development, to investigate the feasibility for Hawaii to participate in the multi-state Powerball lottery operated by the Multi-State Lottery Association or the Mega Millions lottery operated by the Mega Millions consortium, or both. Requires a report to the legislature.

1/18/2013 S Introduced.

1/22/2013 S

Passed First Reading

1/22/2013 S

Referred to EGH/JDL, WAM.

2/11/2013 S The committee(s) on EGH/JDL has scheduled a public hearing on 02-14-13 10:30AM in conference room 016.

2/11/2013 S The committee(s) on EGH/JDL deleted the measure from the public hearing scheduled on 02-14-13 10:30AM in conference room 016.

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

SB767

RELATING TO SHIPBOARD GAMBLING.

Shipboard Gaming

SOLOMON, Dela Cruz, Kahele

Authorizes shipboard gaming on vessels in state waters. Establishes the Hawaii gaming board within DBEDT, an admission tax and a wagering tax, and a gaming fund for the deposit of fees, taxes, and fines.

1/18/2013 S Introduced.

1/22/2013 S Passed First Reading..

1/22/2013 S

Referred to EGH/JDL, WAM

1/28/2013 S Re-Referred to EGH/THA/JDL, WAM.

2/11/2013 S The committee(s) on EGH/THA/JDL has scheduled a public hearing on 02-14-13 10:00AM in conference room 016.

2/11/2013 S The committee(s) on EGH/THA/JDL deleted the measure from the public hearing scheduled on 02-14-13 10:00AM in conference room 016.

2/12/2013 S

Re-Referred to THA, WAM.

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

SB768

RELATING TO INTERNET GAMBLING.

Internet Gambling; Hawaii Internet Lottery and Gambling Corporation

SOLOMON, Dela Cruz, Kahele

Establishes the Hawaii internet lottery and gaming corporation for the purpose of conducting internet gambling in Hawaii. Allocates proceeds to capital improvements at public schools and the University of Hawaii system, scholarships and educational loan repayments for medical students who practice in Hawaii for 10 years, support for the family practice rural residency program, watershed protection, and reduction and prevention of problem gambling.

1/18/2013 S Introduced.

1/22/2013 S Passed First Reading.

1/22/2013 S

Referred to EGH/THA/JDL, WAM.

2/11/2013 S The committee(s) on EGH/TEC/JDL has scheduled a public hearing on 02-14-13 10:30AM in conference room 016.

2/11/2013 S

The committee(s) on EGH/TEC/JDL deleted the measure from the public hearing scheduled on 02-14-13 10:30AM in conference room 016.

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

 

 

SB769

(Companion: HB145)

RELATING TO GAMING.

Stand-Alone Casino Gaming; Waikiki; Appropriation ($)

SOLOMON, Dela Cruz, Kahele

Grants 20-year license for one stand-alone casino in Waikiki not in a hotel. Establishes Hawaii Gaming Control Commission. Imposes 15% wagering tax on gross receipts. Creates State Gaming Fund and Compulsive Gambler Program. Appropriates funds. Effective 07/01/2013.

1/18/2013 S Introduced.

1/22/2013 S Passed First Reading.

1/22/2013

Referred to EGH/THA/JDL, WAM.

2/11/2013 S The committee(s) on EGH/THA/JDL has scheduled a public hearing on 02-14-13 10:00AM in conference room 016.

2/11/2013 S The committee(s) on EGH/TEC/JDL deleted the measure from the public hearing scheduled on 02-14-13 10:30AM in conference room 016.

2/12/2013 S Re-Referred to THA, WAM.

2/12/2013 S The committee(s) on THA has scheduled a public hearing on 02-13-13 3:45PM in conference room 224

2/12/2013 S The committee(s) on THA deleted the measure from the public hearing scheduled on 02-13-13 3:45PM in conference room 224.

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

SB852

(Companion: HB685)

RELATING TO GAMBLING.

Gambling; Gambling Devices; Sweepstakes

IHARA, CHUN OAKLAND, Kidani, Tokuda

Amends various definitions in the gambling law to clarify that gambling includes playing or entering sweepstakes or other contests of chance played to win something of value, where the wager consists of an incidental purchase of goods or services.

1/18/2013 S Introduced.

1/22/12013 S

Passed First Reading.

1/22/2013 S

Referred to JDL.

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

SB855

RELATING TO COUNTY GAMBLING ORDINANCES. Gambling; County Regulation

IHARA, Solomon

Clarifies the authority of counties to adopt gambling laws that do not conflict with state laws.

1/22/2013 S Passed First Reading

1/22/2013 S Referred to PSM, JDL.

1/29/2013 S The committee(s) on PSM has scheduled a public hearing on 02-05-13 2:45PM in conference room 224.

2/5/2013 S The committee(s) on PSM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in PSM were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Espero, Baker, Green; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Galuteria, Slom.

2/15/2013 S Reported from PSM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 224) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading and referral to JDL.

2/13/2013 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to JDL.

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

SB918

RELATING TO A PILOT PARIMUTUEL WAGERING.

5-Year Pilot Parimutuel Horse Racing Program

DELA CRUZ, Solomon

Authorizes a pilot parimutuel horse racing facility in Hawaii for 5 years. Creates board in DCCA. Of wagers, deposits: 4% into general fund, 4% into special fund for education, 0.5% for administration.

1/24/2013 S Introduced.

1/24/2013 S

Passed First Reading

1/24/2013 S

Referred to EGH/EDU/CPN, WAM/JDL.

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

SB920

RELATING TO HORSE RACING.

PariMutuel Horse Racing

DELA CRUZ

 

Establishes parimutuel horse racing in Hawaii. Establishes regulatory board in DCCA. Requires bonding of board members and certain employees. Establishes licensed wagering facilities. Requires board to adopt and publish rules at least annually in pamphlet form. Exempts parimutuel horse racing from gambling laws. Limits wagering and racing to counties with populations under 150,000. Prohibits wagering and racing unless county approves. Prohibits parimutuel wagering until horse racing facility is actually constructed and in operation.

1/24/2013 S Introduced.

1/24/2013 S

Passed First Reading

1/24/2013 S

Referred to

EGH/PSM/CPN, WAM/JDL

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

SB1250

RELATING TO GAMING

Gaming; Bingo; Raffles; Licensing; Recreation Activities Control Board

HEE

Establishes laws to strictly regulate bingo games and raffles in the State. Authorizes any religious, charitable, service, fraternal, tax-exempt, or veterans' organization to apply for a license to conduct bingo games and raffles. Establishes a recreational activities control board to regulate organizations licensed to conduct bingo games and raffles. Repeals 6/30/2018

1/24/2013 S Introduced.

1/24/2013 S

Passed First Reading

1/28/2013 S

Referred to EGH/CPN, JDL/WAM.

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

 

SB1251

RELATING TO LOTTERY.

Lottery; Commission ($)

HEE

Establishes the Hawaii state lottery commission and authorizes the lottery commission to establish lottery gaming

1/24/2013 S Introduced.

1/24/2013 S

Passed First Reading

1/28/2013 S

Referred to EGH/PSM/JDL, WAM.

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

SB1376

(Companion: HB1320)

RELATING TO A LOTTERY

Lottery; DCCA

KIM (Introduced by request of another party)

 

Authorizes DCCA to license a single lottery operator to operate a lottery, including keno, in the State.

1/24/2013 S Introduced.

1/28/2013 S

Passed First Reading.

1/28/2013 S

Referred to EGH/CPN, WAM/JDL.

12/18/2013 D Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2012 GAMBLING BILLS

 

 

Bill #

Measure and Report Title

 

Introducer

 

Description

 

     Status

 

 

 

 

 

HB394 HD1

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO LEGALIZE SLOT MACHINE GAMBLING AND GAMBLING BY VIDEO POKER MACHINES.

Gambling; Slot Machine; Video Poker Gambling; Constitutional Amendment

SOUKI

Proposes a constitutional amendment to legalize slot machine and video poker gambling that are not visible from the street in designated resort areas on the island of Oahu as provided by law. (HB394 HD1)

12/01/11 D Carried over to 2012 Regular Session.

Current Referral:

TOU, JUD, FIN

HB543

RELATING TO GAMBLING.

Gambling; Lottery; Sweepstakes

B. OSHIRO, Keith-Agaran, Rhoads

Amends definition of gambling to clarify that purchase of sweepstakes entry that also provides nominal non-gambling value constitutes gambling even if sweepstakes entry can be obtained without payment of consideration. Eliminates free play as a defense under certain circumstances.

12/01/11 D

Carried over to 2012 Regular Session.

Current Referral: JUD

HB781

 

RELATING TO GAMING

Stand-Alone Casino Gaming; Waikiki

SAY (BR)

Grants ten-year license for one stand-alone casino in Waikiki not in a hotel. Establishes Hawaii Gaming Control Commission. Imposes fifteen percent wagering tax on gross receipts. Creates State Gaming Fund and Compulsive Gambler Program. Effective January 7, 2059. (HB781 HD1)

12/01/11 D Carried over to 2012 Regular Session.

Current Referral: JUD, FIN

HB938

RELATING TO A NON-BINDING REFERENDUM ON GAMBLING.

Non-binding Referendum; Permit Gambling

BROWER

Proposes a non-binding referendum to permit gambling in the State, in accordance with law.

12/01/11 D Carried over to 2012 Regular Session

Current Referral: JUD, FIN

HB1171

RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ORDER.

Offenses against public order

FONTAINE (BR)

Criminalizes attendance at animal fights.

12/01/11 D Carried over to 2012 Regular Session

Current Referral: JUD

HB1197

RELATING TO A NON-BINDING REFERENDUM FOR A STATE LOTTERY.

Non-binding Referendum; State Lottery

BROWER, Chang, Souki

Proposes a non-binding referendum to allow for a lottery within the State.

12/01/2011 D  Carried over to 2012 Regular Session.

Current Referral: JUD, FIN

HB1225

RELATING TO BINGO.

Bingo; One Location; Department of Hawaiian Home Lands

CARROLL,

HANOHANO,

MCKELVEY,

Evans,

Morikawa

Allows bingo to be conducted by 1 licensee at 1 location on lands designated by the Hawaiian homes commission. Creates Hawaii bingo commission within department of commerce and consumer affairs to regulate bingo. Allocates 20% of general excise tax on gross receipts to the state general fund; 1% for a compulsive gambler program; up to 4% for administrative expenses; and the balance for deposit into the Hawaiian home lands trust fund.

12/01/11 D Carried over to 2012 Regular Session

Current Referral: HAW, JUD, FIN

HB1227

RELATING TO GAMING.

Hawaiian Home Lands; Gaming

CARROLL, HANOHANO, MCKELVEY

Authorizes the Hawaiian homes commission to allow gaming on Hawaiian home lands and to consult with the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920 beneficiaries and designate specific Hawaiian home lands parcels for the purposes of establishing casino gaming operations. Creates the Hawaii gaming commission to regulate casino gaming operations. Imposes a wagering tax on gross receipts of casino gaming operations and provides for distribution to the general fund and Hawaiian home lands trust fund.

12/01/11 D Carried over to 2012 Regular Session.

Current Referral: HAW, JUD, FIN

HB1301

RELATING TO GAMBLING.

Gambling; Exemption for Games of Skill; Poker; Golf; Bowling; Chess; Backgammon; Bridge

MCKELVEY, Souki

Exempts from gambling offenses, any game where the outcome is predominantly determined by the skill of the players, including chess, bridge, backgammon, poker, rummy, golf, and bowling, but excluding games that are determined in part by a computer program.

12/01/11 D Carried over to 2012 Regular Session

Current Referral: JUD

HB1533

RELATING TO A NON-BINDING REFERENDUM ON GAMBLING.

Non-binding Referendum; Permit Gambling

SOUKI, CHANG, HAR, ITO, MCKELVEY, SAY, B. Oshiro

Non-binding Referendum; Permit Gambling in the State, in accordance with law.

12/01/11 D Carried over to 2012 Regular Session.

Current Referral: ERB, JUD, FIN

HB1536

RELATING TO GAMING.

Casino Gaming; Funding for Fixed Guideway Transportation System; Repeal of Excise Tax Increase

SOUKI, AWANA

CHANG, HAR,

MCKELVEY,

SAY,

Keith-Agaran,

Yamashita

Establishes Hawaii Gaming Control Commission and framework for casino gaming on Oahu. Levies ten per cent tax, of which five per cent is to be remitted to the City and County of Honolulu to fund the fixed guideway transportation system on Oahu. Repeals general excise tax surcharge to fund transit on Oahu.

12/01/11 D

Carried over to 2012 Regular Session.

Current Referral: JUD, FIN

 

HB1651 HD1  

RELATING TO SHIPBOARD GAMING.

Shipboard Gaming

CHANG

Establishes regulatory framework for licensed shipboard gaming in state waters. (HB1651 HD1)

12/01/11 D

Carried over to 2012 Regular Session.

Current Referral: ERB, JUD, FIN

HB1825

RELATING TO BINGO

Bingo; Non-profit Organizations

SAY (BR)

Allows non-profit organizations to conduct bingo games. Creates Hawaii bingo commission within department of commerce and consumer affairs to regulate bingo. Allocates 1% of general excise tax revenues on gross receipts for a compulsive gambler program; up to 4% for administrative expenses; and the balance for deposit into the state general fund.

1/13/2012 H Prefiled

1/18/2012 H Introduced and Pass First Reading.

01/19/12 H

Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 2

HB2241

RELATING TO ANTIQUE

GAMBLING DEVICES Antique Gambling Devices; Slot Machines

HASHEM, CARROLL, EVANS, MCKELVEY, TSUJI, YAMASHITA

Defines “antique slot machine.” Clarifies that the possession of an antique slot machine is not unlawful where the device is not used or intended for use in any gambling activy that is not social gambling.

1/20/2012 H Pending introduction.

1/23/2012 H Introduced and Pass First Reading.

1/23/2012 H Referred to Jud, referral sheet 6

2/07/2012 H Bill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Thursday, 02-09-12 2:00PM in House conference room 325.

2/09/12 H The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 12 Ayes: Representative(s) Keith-Agaran, Rhoads, Brower, Carroll, Herkes, Ito, Luke, McKelvey, Tsuji, Fontaine; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Marumoto, Thielen; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Cabanilla, Coffman, Souki.

3/1/2012 H Reported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 678-12) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.

3/1/2012 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1; placed on the calendar for Third Reading with Representative(s) Ching, Ward voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Herkes excused (1).

3/6/2012 H Passed Third Reading with Representative(s) Ching, Ward voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.

3/8/2012 S Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 151).

3/8/2012 S Passed First Reading.

3/8/2012 S Referred to JDL.

HB2316

RELATING TO A LOTTERY.

Lottery

MCKELVEY, CARROLL, HANOHANO, SOUKI

 

Establishes the Hawaii state lottery commission and authorizes the lottery commission to establish lottery gaming.

1/20/2012 H Pending introduction.

1/23/2012 H Introduced and Pass First Reading

1/23/2012 H Referred to EDN, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 6

HB2379

RELATING TO GAMING,

Hawaiian Home lands; Gaming

CARROLL, Chong, McKelvey

Authorizes the Hawaiian homes commission to allow gaming on Hawaiian home lands and to consult with the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920 beneficiaries and designate specific Hawaiian home lands parcels for the purposes of establishing gaming operations.  Creates the Hawaii gaming commission to regulate gaming operations.  Imposes a wagering tax on gross receipts of gaming operations and provides for distribution to the general fund and Hawaiian home lands trust fund.

1/23/2012 H Pending introduction.

1/25/12 H Introduced and Pass First Reading.

1/25/2012 H Referred to HAW, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 7

1/26/2012 H Bill scheduled to be heard by HAW on Wed, 02-01012 8:30AM in House conf room 329.

2/1/2012 H The committee(s) on HAW recommend(s) that the measure be deferred.

HB2422

 

Companion Bill SB2980

RELATING TO INTERNET GAMING

Internet Gambling; Hawaii Internet Lottery and Gambling Corporation

MCKELVEY, HANOHANO, Souki

Establishes the Hawaii internet lottery and gaming corporation for the purpose of conducting internet gambling in Hawaii. Allocates proceeds to capital improvements at public schools and the University of Hawaii system, scholarships and educational loan repayments for medical students who practice in Hawaii for 10 years, support for the family practice rural residency program, watershed protection, and reduction and prevention of problem gambling.

01/23/2012 H Pending introduction.

01/23/2012 H Referred to EDN, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 6

1/25/2012 H Introduced and Pass First Reading.

1/25/2012 H Referred to ERB, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 7

HB2788

RELATING TO GAMING.

Stand-Alone Casino Gaming; Waikiki

SOUKI, CARROLL, CHANG, HANOHANO, HAR, HERKES, ITO, MCKELVEY, TSUJI, Chong

Grants twenty-year license for one stand-alone casino in Waikiki not in a hotel. Establishes Hawaii Gaming Control Commission. Imposes fifteen per cent wagering tax on gross receipts. Creates State Gaming Fund and Compulsive Gambler Program. Effective July 1, 2012.

1/25/2012 H Introduced and passed first reading

1/27/2012 H Referred to TOU/ERB, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 9

2/06/2012 H Re-referred to TOU, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 17

2/08/2012 H Re-referred to TOU, FIN, referral sheet 21

2/08/2012 H Bill scheduled to be heard by TOU on Monday, 02-13-12 9:15AM in House conference room 312.

2/13/2012 - The committee(s) on TOU recommend(s) that the measure be deferred

HB2828

RELATING TO GAMBLING.

Gambling; Task Force

AWANA, BROWER, CARROLL, MCKELVEY, Tsuji

Establishes a gambling task force to perform a comprehensive social and financial analysis of the different types of gambling and their impact on the State in order for legislators to make informed policy decisions.

1/25/12 H Introduced and passed first reading.

01/27/12 H Referred to ERB, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 9

SB3

RELATING TO A STATE LOTTERY.

Multi-State Lotteries; DBEDT Investigate and Report

SOLOMON, Galuteria

Requires DBEDT to investigate the possibility for Hawaii to participate in the multi-state Powerball lottery operated by the Multi-State Lottery Association or the Mega Millions lottery operated by the Mega Millions consortium, or both. Report to legislature.

12/01/11 D Carried over to 2012 Regular Session

Current Referral: WAM

SB4

 

RELATING TO GAMBLING.

Gambling; Lottery; Sweepstakes

NISHIHARA, CHUN OAKLAND, Espero, Wakai

Amends definition of advance gambling activity to clarify that purchase of sweepstakes entry that also provides nominal non-gambling value advances gambling even if sweepstakes entry can be obtained without payment of consideration. Eliminates free play, beginning 01/01/2013, as a defense under certain circumstances. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

12/01/11 D Carried over to 2012 Regular Session

Current Referral: ERB/JUD, FIN

SB602

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO LEGALIZE SLOT MACHINE GAMBLING AND GAMBLING BY VIDEO POKER MACHINES.

Gambling; Slot Machine; Video Poker Gambling; Constitutional Amendment

KIM, ESPERO, Galuteria, Hee, Ryan, Solomon

Proposes a constitutional amendment to legalize slot machine and video poker gambling that are not visible from the street in designated resort areas within Waikiki on the island of Oahu as provided by law.

12/01/11 D Carried over to 2012 Regular Session

Current Referral: TSM, JDL

SB755

SD2, HD3

RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

FUKUNAGA, CHUN OAKLAND, SHIMABUKURO, Baker, Galuteria, Slom, Solomon, Tokuda, Wakai

SB755 was introduced on January 21, 2011. It was originally established to exempt certain back to school items from the general excise tax. The bill was gutted in March 2011 and given a new report title, "Gambling; Peer-to-Peer Entertainment"and redrafted as SB755, SD2, HD1 to legalize poker and allow internet gambling in Hawaii. In March 2012 the bill was gutted again and redrafted as SB755, SD2, HD3 to eliminate environmental protection requirements for various state construction projects. The bill died after the Senate disagreed with House amendments in April 2012.

SB1097

RELATING TO GAMING.

Stand-Alone Casino Gaming; Waikiki; Appropriations

HEE

Grants 10-year license for 1 stand-alone casino in Waikiki not in a hotel. Establishes Hawaii gaming control commission. Imposes 6.75 per cent wagering tax on gross receipts. Creates state gaming fund and compulsive gambler program. Appropriates $5,000,000 to establish the gaming commission and its operations. Appropriation to be reimbursed by the casino licensee.

12/01/11 D Carried over to 2012 Regular Session

Current Referral: JDL, WAM

SB1528

RELATING TO SHIPBOARD GAMING.

Shipboard Gaming

SOLOMON, Hee, Ryan

Authorizes shipboard gaming on vessels in state waters. Establishes the Hawaii gaming board within DBEDT, an admission tax and a wagering tax, and a gaming fund for the deposit of fees, taxes, and fines.

12/01/11 D Carried over to 2012 Regular Session

Current Referral: JDL/EDT, WAM

SB2032

RELATING TO GAMBLING

Gambling; Slot Machines; Video Poker; Counties

KIM

Legalizes slot machine gambling and video poker gambling machines in gambling establishments located in hotels in urban areas zoned resort and security areas within international airports located in a county with a resident population greater than 500,000; restricts gambling in a hotel to registered guests of the hotel; requires gambling establishments to hold a special slot machine license issued by the county in which they are located as a condition precedent to allowing slot machines or video poker gambling machines on its premises; prohibits advertising the gambling establishment; requires an unspecified portion of the revenues payable to the State to be expended for the department of education and the department of human services.

1/18/2012 S Introduced.

1/18/2012 S Passed First Reading 1/19/2012 S Referred to TSM/PGM/EDT, JDL/WAM.

 

SB2156

RELATING TO A STATE LOTTERY.

State Lottery; Nonresidents

KIDANI (BR)

Creates a state lottery limited to nonresidents. Requires deposits of unspecified percentages of lottery proceeds to an education fund and the general fund.

1/19/2012 S Introduced.

1/19/2012 S Passed first reading.

01/20/12  S Referred to EDT/EDU/CPN, JDL/WAM.

SB2210

RELATING TO GAMING

Stand-Alone Casino Gaming; Waikiki

HEE

Grants twenty-year license for one stand-alone casino in Waikiki not in a hotel. Establishes Hawaii Gaming Control Commission. Imposes fifteen per cent wagering tax on gross receipts. Creates State Gaming Fund and Compulsive Gambler Program. Effective July 1, 2012.

1/20/2012 S Introduced.

1/20/2012 S Passed First Reading.

1/23/2012 S Referred to EDT/TSM/JDL, WAM.

SB2634

RELATING TO CONTESTS OF SKILL

Contests of Skill

TSUTSUI (BR)

Authorizes contests of skill in which the outcome of the contest is predominantly determined by the skill of the player. Establishes the contests of skill commission.

1/25/2012 S Introduced.

1/25/2012 S Passed First Reading.

1/25/2012 S Referred to CPN/JDL, WAM.

SB2893

RELATING TO GAMBLING

Gambling; Task Force

RYAN, GALUTERIA, Dela Cruz, Espero, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Kahele, Kouchi, Nishihara, Wakai

Establishes a gambling task force to perform a comprehensive social and financial analysis of the different types of gambling and their impact on the State in order for legislators to make informed policy decisions.

1/25/2012 S Introduced.

1/25/2012 S Passed first reading.

1/27/2012 Referred to EDT, WAM

2/25/2012 S The committee(s) on EDT/WAM has scheduled a public hearing on 02-29-12 10:15AM in conference room 211.

2/29/2012 S The committee(s) on EDT/WAM deferred the measure until 03-01-12 3:00PM in conference room 211.

3/1/2012 S Re-Referred to EDT/WAM.

3/1/20/12 S The committee(s) on EDT recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in EDT were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Fukunaga, Wakai, Baker, Solomon; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Slom; and 0 Excused: none.

3/1/2012 S The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 9 Aye(s): Senator(s) Ige, Kidani, Dela Cruz, Fukunaga, Kahele, Kim, Kouchi, Ryan, Wakai; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Slom; and 4 Excused: Senator(s) Chun Oakland, English, Espero, Tokuda.

3/2/2012 S Reported from EDT/WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2541) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.

3/2/2012 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1).

3/2/2012 S 48 Hrs. Notice 03-06-12.

3/6/2012 S Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 1). Ayes, 18; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 6 (Senator(s) Chun Oakland, Gabbard, Ihara, Slom, Taniguchi, Tokuda). Excused, 1 (Senator(s) English). Transmitted to House.

3/6/2012 H Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 355) in amended form (SD 1).

3/8/2012 H Pass First Reading

3/8/2012 H Referred to ERB, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 41

3/30/2012 H Re-referred to FIN, referral sheet 57

SB2980

 

Companion

Bill HB2422

RELATING TO INTERNET GAMING.

Internet Gambling; Hawaii Internet Lottery and Gambling Corporation

SOLOMON

Establishes the Hawaii internet lottery and gaming corporation for the purpose of conducting internet gambling in Hawaii. Allocates proceeds to capital improvements at public schools and the University of Hawaii system, scholarships and educational loan repayments for medical students who practice in Hawaii for 10 years, support for the family practice rural residency program, watershed protection, and reduction and prevention of problem gambling.

1/25/2012 S Introduced

1/25/2012 S Passed First Reading.

1/27/2012 S Referred to EDT/EDU/CPN, JDL, WAM.

SB 2984

RELATING TO GAMING

Stand-Alone Casino Gaming; Banyan Drive

SOLOMON

Establishes the Banyan Drive gaming establishment development district and grants a renewable 20-year license for one stand-alone casino within the district.  Allocates casino net profits between the licensee and a nonprofit organization.  Imposes 15% wagering tax on gross receipts.

1/25/2012 S Introduced

1/25/2012 S Passed First Reading.

1/27/2012 S Referred to EDT/EDU/CPN/JDL/WAM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012 GAMBLING RESOLUTIONS

 

Bill #

Measure and Report Title

 

Introducer

 

Status

 

 

 

 

HR 53

Companion: HCR75

Study; Single Stand-Alone Casino; Waikiki
REQUESTING A STUDY OF THE SOCIAL IMPACTS OF A SINGLE STAND-ALONE CASINO IN WAIKIKI.

Report Title: Study; Single Stand-Alone Casino; Waikiki

SOUKI, CARROLL, CHANG, HANOHANO, HERKES, ITO, TSUJI, Chong, Kawakami, Keith-Agaran, McKelvey, Say

3/9/2012 H Referred to ERB/TOU, FIN, referral sheet 42

HCR75

Companion:

HR53

Study; Single Stand-Alone Casino; Waikiki
REQUESTING A STUDY OF THE SOCIAL IMPACTS OF A SINGLE STAND-ALONE CASINO IN WAIKIKI.
Report Title: Study; Single Stand-Alone Casino; Waikiki

SOUKI, CARROLL, CHANG, HANOHANO, HERKES, ITO, TSUJI, Chong, Kawakami, Keith-Agaran, McKelvey, Say

3/9/2012 H Referred to ERB/TOU, FIN, referral sheet 42

SCR41

Gambling Task Force
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO CONVENE A GAMBLING TASK FORCE.

Report Title: Gambling Task Force

RYAN, GALUTERIA, Espero, Fukunaga, Ige, Kidani, Nishihara, Tsutsui,Wakai

2/16/2012 S Referred to EDT/JDL, WAM.

HR26

Companion:

HCR47

Gambling; Prohibition
EXPRESSING CONTINUED SUPPORT FOR THE PROHIBITION OF GAMBLING IN HAWAII, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE 2011 HAWAII SECONDARY STUDENT CONFERENCE.

Report Title: Gambling; Prohibition

MANAHAN, AQUINO, CULLEN

2/14/2012 H Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 27

HCR47

Companion:

HR26

Gambling; Prohibition
EXPRESSING CONTINUED SUPPORT FOR THE PROHIBITION OF GAMBLING IN HAWAII, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE 2011 HAWAII SECONDARY STUDENT CONFERENCE.

Report Title: Gambling; Prohibition

MANAHAN, AQUINO, CULLEN

2/14/2012 H Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 27

 

 

 

 

2011 GAMBLING BILLS

Bill #

Measure and Report Title

Introducer

Description

Status

SB3

RELATING TO A STATE LOTTERY Multi-State Lotteries; DBEDT Investigate and Report

SOLOMON, Galuteria

Multi-State Lotteries; DBEDT Investigate and Report. Requires DBEDT to investigate the possibility for Hawaii to participate in the multi-state Powerball lottery operated by the Multi-State Lottery Association or the Mega Millions lottery operated by the Mega Millions consortium, or both. Report to legislature.

1/20/2011 Referred to EDT/JDL, WAM.

2/17/2011 S Re-Referred to WAM.

HCALG supports this bill.

SB4 SD1

RELATING TO GAMBLING

Gambling; Lottery; Sweepstakes

NISHIHARA, CHUN OAKLAND, Espero, Wakai

Amends definition of advance gambling activity to clarify that purchase of sweepstakes entry that also provides nominal non-gambling value advances gambling even if sweepstakes entry can be obtained without payment of consideration. Eliminates free play, beginning 01/01/2013, as a defense under certain circumstances. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

1/20/2011 Referred to JDL.

2/5/2011 S The committee(s) on JDL has scheduled a public hearing on 02-09-11 9:00AM in conference room 016.

2/9/2011 S The committee(s) on JDL recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDL were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Hee, Shimabukuro, Gabbard, Ihara; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Slom.

3/3/2011 Reported from JDL (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 473) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.

3/3/2011 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1).

3/3/2011 S 48 Hrs. Notice 03-08-11.

3/8/2011 S Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 1). Ayes, 24; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 1 (Shimabukuro). Transmitted to House

3/8/2011 H Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 51) in amended form (SD 1).

3/10/2011 H Pass First Reading

3/10/2011 H Referred to ERB, JUD, referral sheet 33

3/18/2011 H Re-referred to ERB/JUD, FIN referral sheet 41

SB602

(Companion Bill: HB394)

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO LEGALIZE SLOT MACHINE GAMBLING AND GAMBLING BY VIDEO POKER MACHINES.
Report Title: Gambling; Slot Machine; Video Poker Gambling; Constitutional Amendment

KIM, ESPERO, Galuteria, Hee, Ryan, Solomon

Proposes a constitutional amendment to legalize slot machine and video poker gambling that are not visible from the street in designated resort areas within Waikiki on the island of Oahu as provided by law. (ConAm)


1/24/2011 Referred to TSM, JDL

2/2/2011 S The committee(s) on TSM has scheduled a public hearing on 02-10-11 1:20PM in conference room 224.

2/10/2011 S The committee(s) on TSM deferred the measure until 02-15-11 1:15PM in conference room 224.

2/15/2011 S The committee on TSM deferred the measure.

SB755 SD2 HD1

RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

Original bill, SB755, gutted by House.

The following proposed by House:

Report Title: Gambling; Peer-to-Peer Entertainment

Introducers of

original bill:

FUKUNAGA,

CHUN OAKLAND,

SHIMABUKURO,

Baker, Galuteria,

Slom, Solomon,

Tokuda, Wakai

Authorizes events featuring peer-to-peer entertainment, including poker, in which each player receives the player's personal winnings but in which no other person or entity derives any proceeds based on the outcome. Authorizes issuance of not more than two licenses to operate infrastructure for online peer-to-peer entertainment for a minimum fee of $100,000,000 per year, 20% of total wagers, and free advertising for State. Prohibits operator of events or licensee from participating, directly or indirectly, in peer-to-peer entertainment and prohibits participation by computer. Establishes peer-to-peer entertainment commission. Effective 7/1/2112. (HD1)

3/21/2011 H Proposed draft of Bill scheduled to be heard by ERB/JUD on Wednesday, 03-23-11 11:25AM in House conference room 312. Copy of proposed draft available at www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

3/21/2011 H Re-referred to ERB/JUD, FIN, referral sheet 44

3/23/2011 H The committees on ERB recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) McKelvey, Choy, Evans, Hashem, Tokioka, Tsuji; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Brower; 1 Noes: Representative(s) Marumoto; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Awana, Nishimoto, Pine.

3/23/2011 H The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Keith-Agaran, Herkes, Ito, Luke, McKelvey, Souki, Tsuji; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Rhoads, Brower; 3 Noes: Representative(s) Fontaine, Marumoto, Thielen; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Cabanilla, Carroll, B. Oshiro.

3/24/2011 H Reported from ERB/JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1193) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.

3/24/2011 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Aquino, Ching, Cullen, Fontaine, Johanson, M. Lee, Marumoto, Pine, Rhoads, Saiki, Takumi, Thielen, Ward, Yamane voting no (14) and Representative(s) Har, Riviere, Wooley excused (3).

SB1097

(Companion Bill: HB781)

RELATING TO GAMING.
Report Title: Stand-Alone Casino Gaming; Waikiki; Appropriations

HEE

Grants 10-year license for 1 stand-alone casino in Waikiki not in a hotel. Establishes Hawaii gaming control commission. Imposes 6.75 per cent wagering tax on gross receipts. Creates state gaming fund and compulsive gambler program. Appropriates $5,000,000 to establish the gaming commission and its operations. Appropriation to be reimbursed by the casino licensee.

1/24/2011 S Referred to JDL, WAM.

2/5/2011 S The committee(s) on JDL has scheduled a public hearing on 02-09-11 9:00AM in conference room 016.

2/9/2011 S The committee on JDL deferred the measure.

SB1528 (Companion Bill: HB 1651)

RELATING TO SHIPBOARD GAMING.

Report Title: Shipboard Gaming

SOLOMON, Hee, Ryan

Authorizes shipboard gaming on vessels in state waters. Establishes the Hawaii gaming board within DBEDT, an admission tax and a wagering tax, and a gaming fund for the deposit of fees, taxes, and fines.

1/28/2011 S Referred to JDL/EDT, WAM

2/5/2011 S The committee(s) on JDL/EDT has scheduled a public hearing on 02-09-11 11:00AM in conference room 016.

2/9 /2011 S The committee on JDL deferred the measure. The committee on EDT deferred the measure.

HB394

HD1

(Companion Bill: SB602)

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO LEGALIZE SLOT MACHINE GAMBLING AND GAMBLING BY VIDEO POKER MACHINES.
Report Title: Gambling; Slot Machine; Video Poker Gambling; Constitutional Amendment

SOUKI

Proposes a constitutional amendment to legalize slot machine and video poker gambling that are not visible from the street in designated resort areas on the island of Oahu as provided by law. (HB394 HD1)


1/24/2011 H Referred to TOU, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 1

1/28/2011 H Bill scheduled to be heard by TOU on Monday, 01-31-11 9:15AM in House conference room 312.

1/31/2011 H The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred.

2/4/2011 H Bill scheduled for decision making on Monday, 02-07-11 10:30AM in conference room 312.

2/7/2011 H The committees on TOU recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Brower, Tokioka, Awana, Choy, Evans, Hashem, McKelvey, Tsuji; Ayes with reservations: none; 2 Noes: Representative(s) Ching, Marumoto; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Nishimoto.

2/10/2011 H Reported from TOU (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 196) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to JUD.

2/10/2011 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with Representative(s) Aquino, Belatti, Ching, Choy, Cullen, Fontaine, Johanson, C. Lee, M. Lee, Marumoto, Morita, Nishimoto, Pine, Rhoads, Riviere, Saiki, Takai, Takumi, Thielen, Ward, Wooley, Yamane voting no (22) and none excused (0).

HCALG supports this bill.

HB543

RELATING TO GAMBLING.
Report Title: Gambling; Lottery; Sweepstakes

B. OSHIRO, Keith-Agaran, Rhoads

Amends definition of gambling to clarify that purchase of sweepstakes entry that also provides nominal non-gambling value constitutes gambling even if sweepstakes entry can be obtained without payment of consideration. Eliminates free play as a defense under certain circumstances.

1/24/2011 S Referred to JUD, referral sheet 1

HB781 HD1

(Companion Bill: SB1097)

RELATING TO GAMING.
Report Title: Stand-Alone Casino Gaming; Waikiki

SAY (BR)

Grants ten-year license for one stand-alone casino in Waikiki not in a hotel. Establishes Hawaii Gaming Control Commission. Imposes fifteen percent wagering tax on gross receipts. Creates State Gaming Fund and Compulsive Gambler Program. Effective January 7, 2059. (HB781 HD1)

1/24/2011 H Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 1

2/15/2011 H Bill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Thursday, 02-17-11 3:00PM in House conference room 325.

2/17/2011 H The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Keith-Agaran, Carroll, Herkes, Ito, Luke, McKelvey, B. Oshiro, Souki, Tsuji; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Rhoads, Cabanilla; 3 Noes: Representative(s) Fontaine, Marumoto, Thielen; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Brower, Morita.

2/18/2011 H Reported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 585) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.

2/18/2011 H Recommitted to JUD with Representative(s) Ward voting no and Representative(s) Carroll, Herkes, McKelvey excused.

HB938

RELATING TO A NON-BINDING REFERENDUM ON GAMBLING.

Report Title: Non-binding Referendum; Permit Gambling

BROWER

Proposes a non-binding referendum to permit gambling in the State, in accordance with law.

1/26/2011 H Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 2

HB1197

RELATING TO A NON-BINDING REFERENDUM FOR A STATE LOTTERY.

Report Title: Non-binding Referendum; State Lottery

BROWER, Chang, Souki

Proposes a non-binding referendum to allow for a lottery within the State.

1/26/2011 H Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 2

HB1225

RELATING TO BINGO. Report Title: Bingo; One Location; Department of Hawaiian Home Lands

CARROLL, HANOHANO, MCKELVEY, Evans, Morikawa

Allows bingo to be conducted by 1 licensee at 1 location on lands designated by the Hawaiian homes commission. Creates Hawaii bingo commission within department of commerce and consumer affairs to regulate bingo. Allocates 20% of general excise tax on gross receipts to the state general fund; 1% for a compulsive gambler program; up to 4% for administrative expenses; and the balance for deposit into the Hawaiian home lands trust fund.

1/26/2011 H Referred to HAW, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 2

2/4/2011 H Bill scheduled to be heard by HAW on Wednesday, 02-09-11 8:30AM in House conference room 329.

2/9/2011 H The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Keith-Agaran, Carroll, Herkes, Ito, Luke, McKelvey, B. Oshiro, Souki, Tsuji; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Rhoads, Cabanilla; 3 Noes: Representative(s) Fontaine, Marumoto, Thielen; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Brower, Morita.

2/11/2011 H Reported from HAW (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 222), recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to JUD.

2/11/2011 H Passed Second Reading and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with Representative(s) Aquino, Ching, Choy, Cullen, Fontaine, Johanson, M. Lee, Marumoto, Morita, Nishimoto, Takai, Takumi, Thielen, Ward, Yamane voting no (15) and Representative(s) Cabanilla, Hashem excused (2).

2/15/2011 H Bill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Thursday, 02-17-11 3:00PM in House conference room 325.

2/17/2011 H The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Keith-Agaran, Rhoads, Cabanilla, Carroll, Herkes, Ito, Luke, McKelvey, B. Oshiro, Souki, Tsuji; Ayes with reservations: none; 3 Noes: Representative(s) Fontaine, Marumoto, Thielen; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Brower, Morita.

2/18/2011 H Reported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 581), recommending referral to FIN.

2/18/2011 H Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Aquino, Ching, Choy, Cullen, Fontaine, Hashem, Johanson, M. Lee, Marumoto, Morita, Nishimoto, Saiki, Takumi, Thielen, Ward, Yamane voting no and Representative(s) Carroll, Herkes, McKelvey excused.

HB1227

RELATING TO GAMING. Report Title: Hawaiian Home Lands; Gaming

CARROLL, HANOHANO, MCKELVEY

Authorizes the Hawaiian homes commission to allow gaming on Hawaiian home lands and to consult with the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920 beneficiaries and designate specific Hawaiian home lands parcels for the purposes of establishing casino gaming operations. Creates the Hawaii gaming commission to regulate casino gaming operations. Imposes a wagering tax on gross receipts of casino gaming operations and provides for distribution to the general fund and Hawaiian home lands trust fund.

1/26/2011 H Referred to HAW, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 2

2/4/2011 H Bill scheduled to be heard by HAW on Wednesday, 02-09-11 8:30AM in House conference room 329.

2/9/2011 H The committees on HAW recommend that the measure be HELD. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) Hanohano, C. Lee, Belatti, Jordan, Mizuno, Morikawa, Wooley, Yamane, Pine, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.

HB1301

RELATING TO GAMBLING. Report Title: Gambling; Exemption for Games of Skill; Poker; Golf; Bowling; Chess; Backgammon; Bridge

MCKELVEY, Souki

Exempts from gambling offenses, any game where the outcome is predominantly determined by the skill of the players, including chess, bridge, backgammon, poker, rummy, golf, and bowling, but excluding games that are determined in part by a computer program.

1/28/2011 H Referred to JUD, referral sheet 3.

HB1533

RELATING TO A NON-BINDING REFERENDUM ON GAMBLING.

Report Title: Non-binding Referendum; Permit Gambling

SOUKI, CHANG, HAR, ITO, MCKELVEY, SAY, B. Oshiro

Proposes a non-binding referendum to permit gambling in the State, in accordance with law.

1/28/2011 H Referred to ERB, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 3

2/3/2011 H Bill scheduled to be heard by ERB on Tuesday, 02-08-11 8:00AM in House conference room 312.

2/8/2011 H The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred.

HB1536

RELATING TO GAMING. Casino Gaming; Funding for Fixed Guideway Transportation System; Repeal of Excise Tax Increase

SOUKI, AWANA, CHANG, HAR, MCKELVEY, SAY, Keith-Agaran, Yamashita

Establishes Hawaii Gaming Control Commission and framework for casino gaming on Oahu. Levies ten per cent tax, of which five per cent is to be remitted to the City and County of Honolulu to fund the fixed guideway transportation system on Oahu. Repeals general excise tax surcharge to fund transit on Oahu.

1/28/2011 H Referred to TRN, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 3

2/1/2011 H Re-referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 6

 

 

2011 GAMBLING RESOLUTIONS

Resolution #

Measure Title

Report Title

Introducer

Status

HR110

Companion: HCR130

Resolution:

Urging the united states congress and president of the united states to enact legislation that would legalize and regulate online poker.

Urging the enactment of legislation by Congress and the President that would legalize and regulate online pok

BROWER

3/16/2011 H Referred to JUD, referral sheet 39

HCR130

Companion:HR110

Resolution:

Urging the united states congress and president of the united states to enact legislation that would legalize and regulate online poker.

Report Title: Urging the enactment of legislation by Congress and the President that would legalize and regulate online poker

BROWER

3/16/2011 H Referred to JUD, referral sheet 39

HR236

Companion: HCR270

Resolution:

Requesting the department of hawaiian home lands to establish a gaming task force to study the economic and social impacts of allowing gaming and establishing casino operations on hawaiian home lands.

Hawaiian Home Lands Gaming Task Force

CARROLL

3/16/2011 H Offered

3/21/2011 H Referred to HAW, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 43

3/24/2011 H Resolution scheduled to be heard by HAW on Wednesday, 03-30-11 8:30AM in conference room 329

3/30/2011 The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred.

SCR155 SD2

Resolution:

Requesting a study on the feasibility of implementing a powerball state lottery, mega millions lottery, or both, in the state.

Lottery Study

SOLOMON, Dela Cruz

4/15/2011 S Reported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1295) with recommendation of adoption, as amended (SD 2).

4/15/2011 S Report and Resolution Adopted as amended (SD 2). Aye(s) with reservations: none. Noes, 5 (Senator(s) Baker, Chun Oakland, English, Ihara, Slom). Transmitted to House.

4/15/2011 Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 635) in amended form (SD 2).

4/18/2011 H Referred to JUD, LMG, FIN, referral sheet 61

HCR262

Resolution:

Requesting a study on the feasibility of implementing a powerball state lottery.

Lottery Study

CHANG, HANOHANO, HERKES, ITO, MCKELVEY, SOUKI, Chong, Evans

3/16/2011 H Offered

3/21/2011 H Referred to JUD, LMG, FIN, referral sheet 43

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2009 GAMBLING BILLS Carried Over to 2010

Bill #

Measure and Report Title

Introducer

Description

Status

HB 146

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE HAWAII CONSTITUTION TO PERMIT GAMBLING IN THE STATE.

Constitutional Amendment; Allow Gambling

SOUKI, CHANG, HERKES, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, SAGUM, Har, Ito, Say, Yamashita

Proposes to add a new section to article XVI of the state constitution to permit gambling in the State, in accordance with law. Proposes to add a new section to article XVI of the state constitution to permit gambling in the State, in accordance with law.

1/26/2009 H Referred to EBM/TCI, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 2
5/11/2009 D Carried over to 2010 Regular Session.

2/3/2010 H Re-referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 16

2/5/2010 H Bill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Tuesday, 02-09-10 2:30pm in House conference room 325.
2/9/2010 H The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred.

HB 195

RELATING TO GAMBLING

Gambling; Lottery; Sweepstakes

B. OSHIRO, CHOY

Amends definition of gambling to clarify that purchase of sweepstakes entry that also provides nominal non-gambling value constitutes gambling even if sweepstakes entry can be obtained without payment of consideration. Eliminates free play as a defense under certain circumstances.

1/26/2009 H Referred to JUD, referral sheet 2
5/11/2009 D Carried over to 2010 Regular Session.

HB 512

RELATING TO GAMING

Gambling; Lottery; Sweepstakes

SAY

Amends definition of gambling to clarify that purchase of sweepstakes entry that also provides nominal non-gambling value constitutes gambling even if sweepstakes entry can be obtained without payment of consideration. Eliminates free play as a defense under certain circumstances.

1/26/2009 H Referred to JUD, referral sheet 2
5/11/2009 D Carried over to 2010 Regular Session.

HB 924

RELATING TO BINGO GAMES

Bingo games

SOUKI, CHANG, HERKES, ITO, Har, McKelvey, Mizuno, Sagum

Establishes requirements for the conduct of bingo games for lawful purposes.

1/28/2009 H Referred to EBM, JUD/CPC, FIN, referral sheet 3

5/11/2009 D Carried over to 2010 Regular Session.

HB 1517

RELATING TO GAMING

Casino Gaming; Funding for Fixed Guideway Transportation System; Repeal of Excise-tax Increase

SOUKI, CABANILLA, CHANG, HERKES, KARAMATSU, Har, Ito, McKelvey, Mizuno, Sagum

Establishes Hawaii gaming control commission and framework for casino gaming on Oahu only. Levies 10 percent tax, of which 5 percent is to be remitted to the City and County of Honolulu to fund the fixed guideway transportation system on Oahu. Repeals general excise tax surcharge to fund transit on Oahu.

1/30/2009 H Referred to EBM/TCI, TRN, JUD, FIN,

referral sheet 4
5/11/2009 D Carried over to 2010 Regular Session.

HB 1616

RELATING TO GAMING

Casino Gaming

CHANG, KARAMATSU, Ito, Nakashima, Sagum, Say, Souki, Tsuji

Establishes a state gaming commission; provides for casino gaming; permits casino gaming at the option of counties.

1/30/2009 H Referred to EBM/TCI, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 5
5/11/2009 D Carried over to 2010 Regular Session.

HB 1698 (Companion: SB1237)

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO LEGALIZE SLOT MACHINE GAMBLING AND GAMBLING BY VIDEO POKE MACHINES.

Gambling; Slot Machine; Video Poker Gambling; Constitutional Amendment

SOUKI, CHANG


Proposes a constitutional amendment to legalize slot machine and video poker gambling in designated resort areas and airports within a county as determined by the legislature by law.

1/30/2009 H Referred to TRN/TCI, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 5

5/11/2009 D Carried over to 2010 Regular Session.

HB 1699
(Companion: SB 1238)

RELATING TO GAMING

Gambling; Slot Machines; Video Poker; Counties

SOUKI, CHANG

Legalizes slot machine gambling and video poker gambling machines in designated resort areas and to security areas of international airports located in Honolulu.

1/30/2009 H Referred to TRN/TCI, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 5

5/11/2009 D Carried over to 2010 Regular Session.

HB 1700

RELATING TO GAMING

Gambling; Slot Machines in Airports

SOUKI

Allows slot machines in state airports. Creates Hawaii gaming control commission. Imposes a 10% wagering tax on gross receipts. Reserves % of state gaming fund for administration and % for problem gambler services; of remainder, reserves % and % to fund unspecified programs.

1/30/2009 H Referred to TRN/TCI, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 5

5/11/2009 D Carried over to 2010 Regular Session.

HB 1786

RELATING TO GAMING

GAMING

Gaming; One County; One Casino; Nonresident Adults; Deposit Taxes & Fees into General Fund

KARAMATSU, HERKES, Chang, Souki

Allows casino gaming at 1 location on a 5-year license in a county having a population of more than 500,000 admitting only persons over 21, nonresidents, or who have round-trip tickets for travel to a final destination outside Hawaii. Creates a gaming commission and imposes a 7% tax on the casino's monthly gross receipts and an annual $250 fee on each gaming device for deposit into the general fund except % and % for administrative costs and administering a problem gamblers program.

1/30/2009 H Referred to TCI, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 5
5/11/2009 D Carried over to 2010 Regular Session.

SB 14

RELATING TO GAMING

Gambling; Lottery; Sweepstakes

TANIGUCHI

Amends definition of gambling to clarify that purchase of sweepstakes entry that also provides nominal non-gambling value constitutes gambling even if sweepstakes entry can be obtained without payment of consideration. Eliminates free play as a defense under certain circumstances.

1/23/2009 S Referred to JGO. 5/11/2009 D Carried over to 2010 Regular Session.

SB 260

RELATING TO GAMING

Gambling; Lottery; Sweepstakes

NISHIHARA

Amends definition of gambling to clarify that purchase of sweepstakes entry that also provides nominal non-gambling value constitutes gambling even if sweepstakes entry can be obtained without payment of consideration. Eliminates free play, beginning 1/1/2011, as a defense under certain circumstances. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

1/28/2009 S Referred to JGO.
2/6/2009 S The committee(s) on JGO has scheduled a public hearing on 02-10-09 9:00am in conference room 016.
2/10/2009 S The committee(s) on JGO recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS.
3/6/2009 S Reported from JGO (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 565) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
3/6/2009 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1).
3/6/2009 S 48 Hrs. Notice 03-10-09.
3/10/2009 S Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 1).
3/10/2009 H Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 130) in amended form (SD 1).
3/12/2009 H Pass First Reading
3/12/2009 H Referred to JUD, referral sheet 28 5/11/2009 D Carried over to 2010 Regular Session.

SB 641

RELATING TO LOTTERMIT

Lottermit

HEE (BR)

Legalizes "Lottermit"

1/28/2009 S Referred to JGO, WAM.
5/11/2009 D Carried over to 2010 Regular Session.

SB 1237 (Companion: HB 1698)

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO LEGALIZE SLOT MACHINE GAMBLING AND GAMBLING BY VIDEO POKER.

Gambling; Slot Machine; Video Poker Gambling; Constitutional Amendment

KIM

Proposes a constitutional amendment to legalize slot machine and video poker gambling in designated resort areas and airports within a county as determined by the legislature by law

1/30/2009 S Referred to TSM/CPN, JGO.
5/11/2009 D Carried over to 2010 Regular Session.

SB 1238 (Companion: HB 1699)

RELATING TO GAMING

Gambling; Slot Machines; Video Poker; Counties

KIM

Legalizes slot machine gambling and video poker gambling machines in designated resort areas and to security areas of international airports located in Honolulu.

1/30/2009 S Referred to TSM/TIA/CPN, WAM/JGO.

5/11/2009 D Carried over to 2010 Regular Session.

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2010 GAMBLING BILLS

Bill #

Measure and Report Title

Introducer

Description

Status

HB 2038

RELATING TO STATE LOTTERY Multistate Lotteries; Powerball; Mega Millions; Education Fund

NISHIMOTO (BR)

Creates state education lottery commission to authorize entry into agreement with the Multi-State Lottery Association, the Mega Millions consortium, or both, operate and promote a Hawaii lottery as a member state of multistate lotteries operated by either or both of those organizations. Creates education fund to receive a certain percentage of lottery revenues.

1/20/2010 H Referred to EDN, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 2

HB 2251

RELATING TO GAMING
Casino Gaming

KARAMATSU

Establishes a gaming commission to oversee casino gaming. Allows the gaming commission to issue one 5-year license to a casino gaming operation in a county with a population of more than 500,000. Limits casino gaming to persons over 21 who are either nonresidents or have round-trip tickets with a final destination outside of Hawaii. Creates a wagering tax on casino gaming.

1/22/2010 H Referred to JUD/CPC, FIN, referral sheet 3
2/2/2010 H Bill scheduled to be heard by JUD/CPC on Thursday, 02-04-10 2:15 PM in House conference room 325.
2/4/2010 H The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. 2/4/2010 H The committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. 2/9/2010 H Reported from JUD/CPC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 213-10) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
2/9/2010 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN. 2/9/2010 H Reported from JUD/CPC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 213-10) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
2/9/2010 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN 2/22/2010 H Bill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Wednesday, 02-24-10 12:30PM in House conference room 308

HB 2342

RELATING TO A STATE LOTTERY

SAY (BR)

Creates state lottery, state lottery commission, and state lottery account. Deposits certain percentages of lottery revenues into the lottery administrative account administered by the commission and into the education fund administered by the department of education

1/21/2010 H Pending introduction.

1/22/2010 H Introduced and Pass First Reading.

1/22/2010 H Referred to EDN, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 4

HB 2396

RELATING TO GAMING Stand-Alone Casino Gaming; Waikiki

SAY (BR)

Grants 10-year license for 1 stand-alone casino in Waikiki not in a hotel. Establishes Hawaii gaming control commission. Imposes 6.75% wagering tax on gross receipts. Creates state gaming fund and compulsive gambler program. ($)

1/25/2010 H Referred to TCI/EBM, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 5

HB 2759

RELATING TO GAMING Hawaii Home Lands; Gaming

CARROLL, HANOHANO, SHIMABUKURO, Cabanilla, Chang

Authorize the Hawaiian homes commission to allow gaming on Hawaiian home lands and to designate specific Hawaiian home lands for the purposes of establishing gaming operations. Creates a gaming commission to regulate all gaming on Hawaiian home lands. Imposes a wagering tax on gross receipts of casino gaming operations and provides for distribution to the general fund and Hawaiian home lands trust fund.

1/27/2010 H Referred to HAW, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 8 2/9/2010 H The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. 2/12/2010 H Reported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 350-10) as amended in HD 2, recommending referral to FIN. 2/12/2010 H Reported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 350-10) as amended in HD 2, recommending referral to FIN.
2/12/2010 H Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 2

SB 2004

RELATING TO GAMBLING
Gambling; Lottery; Sweepstakes

NISHIHARA

Amends definition of gambling to clarify that purchase of sweepstakes entry that also provides nominal non-gambling value constitutes gambling even if sweepstakes entry can be obtained without payment of consideration. Eliminates free play, beginning 01/01/2012, as a defense under certain circumstances.

1/20/2010 S Referred to JGO

SB 2448

RELATING TO A STATE SCRATCH CARD GAME

NISHIHARA (BR)

Creates state scratch card game, state scratch card game commission, and state scratch card game account. Deposits certain amounts of scratch care game revenues into the scratch card game administrative account administered by the commission and into the education fund administered by the department of education.

1/25/2010 S Referred to JGO/EDH, WAM

SB 2867 (Companion HB 2396)

RELATING TO GAMING Stand-Alone Casino Gaming; Waikiki

HEE, Kim

Grants 10-year license for 1 stand-alone casino in Waikiki not in a hotel. Establishes Hawaii gaming control commission. Imposes 6.75% wagering tax on gross receipts. Creates state gaming fund and compulsive gambler program. ($)

HB 2038

RELATING TO STATE LOTTERY Multistate Lotteries; Powerball; Mega Millions; Education Fund

NISHIMOTO (BR)

Creates state education lottery commission to authorize entry into agreement with the Multi-State Lottery Association, the Mega Millions consortium, or both, operate and promote a Hawaii lottery as a member state of multistate lotteries operated by either or both of those organizations. Creates education fund to receive a certain percentage of lottery revenues.

1/20/2010 H Referred to EDN, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 2

HB 2251

RELATING TO GAMING
Casino Gaming

KARAMATSU

Establishes a gaming commission to oversee casino gaming. Allows the gaming commission to issue one 5-year license to a casino gaming operation in a county with a population of more than 500,000. Limits casino gaming to persons over 21 who are either nonresidents or have round-trip tickets with a final destination outside of Hawaii. Creates a wagering tax on casino gaming.

1/22/2010 H Referred to JUD/CPC, FIN, referral sheet 3
2/2/2010 H Bill scheduled to be heard by JUD/CPC on Thursday, 02-04-10 2:15 PM in House conference room 325.
2/4/2010 H The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. 2/4/2010 H The committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. 2/9/2010 H Reported from JUD/CPC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 213-10) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
2/9/2010 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN. 2/9/2010 H Reported from JUD/CPC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 213-10) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
2/9/2010 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN 2/22/2010 H Bill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Wednesday, 02-24-10 12:30PM in House conference room 308

HB 2342

RELATING TO A STATE LOTTERY

SAY (BR)

Creates state lottery, state lottery commission, and state lottery account. Deposits certain percentages of lottery revenues into the lottery administrative account administered by the commission and into the education fund administered by the department of education

+

HB 2396

RELATING TO GAMING Stand-Alone Casino Gaming; Waikiki

SAY (BR)

Grants 10-year license for 1 stand-alone casino in Waikiki not in a hotel. Establishes Hawaii gaming control commission. Imposes 6.75% wagering tax on gross receipts. Creates state gaming fund and compulsive gambler program. ($)

1/25/2010 H Referred to TCI/EBM, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 5

HB 2759

RELATING TO GAMING Hawaii Home Lands; Gaming

CARROLL, HANOHANO, SHIMABUKURO, Cabanilla, Chang

Authorize the Hawaiian homes commission to allow gaming on Hawaiian home lands and to designate specific Hawaiian home lands for the purposes of establishing gaming operations. Creates a gaming commission to regulate all gaming on Hawaiian home lands. Imposes a wagering tax on gross receipts of casino gaming operations and provides for distribution to the general fund and Hawaiian home lands trust fund.

1/27/2010 H Referred to HAW, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 8 2/9/2010 H The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. 2/12/2010 H Reported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 350-10) as amended in HD 2, recommending referral to FIN. 2/12/2010 H Reported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 350-10) as amended in HD 2, recommending referral to FIN.
2/12/2010 H Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 2

SB 2004

RELATING TO GAMBLING
Gambling; Lottery; Sweepstakes

NISHIHARA

Amends definition of gambling to clarify that purchase of sweepstakes entry that also provides nominal non-gambling value constitutes gambling even if sweepstakes entry can be obtained without payment of consideration. Eliminates free play, beginning 01/01/2012, as a defense under certain circumstances.

1/20/2010 S Referred to JGO

SB 2448

RELATING TO A STATE SCRATCH CARD GAME

NISHIHARA (BR)

Creates state scratch card game, state scratch card game commission, and state scratch card game account. Deposits certain amounts of scratch care game revenues into the scratch card game administrative account administered by the commission and into the education fund administered by the department of education.

1/25/2010 S Referred to JGO/EDH, WAM

SB 2867 (Companion HB 2396)

 

RELATING TO GAMING Stand-Alone Casino Gaming; Waikiki

HEE, Kim

Grants 10-year license for 1 stand-alone casino in Waikiki not in a hotel. Establishes Hawaii gaming control commission. Imposes 6.75% wagering tax on gross receipts. Creates state gaming fund and compulsive gambler program. ($)

 

LEGISLATORS POSITION ON LEGALIZED GAMBLING

Hawaii Candidates for Public Office

FROM HCALG 2016 SURVEY

GENERAL ELECTION

CANDIDATE

UNSURE ABOUT LEGALIZED GAMBLING

OPPOSE LEGALIZED GAMBLING  

SUPPORT LEGALIZED GAMBLING -TYPE OF GAMBLING 

U.S. SENATOR

(C) ALLISON, Joy J.

 

 

 

(R) CARROLL, John

 

 

(L) KOKOSKI, Michael A.

 

 

 

(D) SCHATZ, Brian

 

 

 

(A) GIUFFRE, John M.

 

 

 

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 1

(N) GRIFFIN, Calvin

 

 

 

(D) HANABUSA, Colleen

 

 

 

(R) OSTROV, Shirlene

 

 

 

(L) YIM, Alan J.K.

 

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 2

(D) GABBARD, Tulsi

 

X

 

(R) KAAIHUE, Angela

 

 

 

STATE SENATOR DISTRICTS

SENATE DISTRICT 1 - Hilo

(D) KAHELE, Kaiali'i

X

 

 

(L) ARIANOFF, Kimberly

 

 

 

SENATE DISTRICT 2 - Puna, Kau

(L) FOGEL, Frederick F.

 

 

 

(D) RUDERMAN, Russell

 

 

 

SENATE DISTRICT 3 - Kona, Kau

SENATE DISTRICT 5 - Wailuku, Waihee, Kahului

(D) KEITH-AGARAN, Gil S. Coloma

 

 

 

SENATE DISTRICT 8 - Kauai, Niihau

(D) KOUCHI, Ronald Dan

 

 

 

SENATE DISTRICT 9 - Hawaii Kai, Kuliouou, Niu, Aina Haina, Waialae-Kahala, Diamond Head

(D) CHANG, Stanley

 

 

(R) SLOM, Sam M.

 

X

 

SENATE DISTRICT 10 - Palolo

(D) IHARA, Les, Jr.

X

 

(L) PHILLIPS, Arnold T., II

 

 

 

SENATE DISTRICT 11 - Manoa, Punchbowl

AMSTERDAM, C. Kaui Jochanan

 

X

 

(D) TANIGUCHI, Brian T.

 

 

(L) KENT, Joe

 

 

 

SENATE DISTRICT 13 - Nuuanu, Iwilei

(D) RHOADS, Karl

 

 

(L) OZOLS, Harry

 

 

 

(R) TAM, Rod

 

 

 

SENATE DISTRICT 14 - Kapalama, Alewa, Kalihi Valley, Ft. Shafter, Moanalua Gardens & Valley, portions of Halawa and Aiea

(D) KIM, Donna Mercado

 

 

 

SENATE DISTRICT 15 - Hickam, Airport, Salt Lake, Kalihi, Foster Village, Aliamamu, Mapunpuna, Pearl Harbor

(D) WAKAI, Glenn

(L) KALINOWSKI, Roman

 

SENATE DISTRICT 19 - Ewa Gentry, Ocean Pointe, Ewa Beach, Iroquois Point

(D) ESPERO, Will

 

 

(R) FEVELLA, Kurt

 

 

 

SENATE DISTRICT 20 - Kapahulu, McCully, Moiliili

(D) Gabbard, Mike

 

X

 

SENATE DISTRICT 22 - Mililani Mauka, Waipio Acres, Wheeler, Wahiawa, Whitmore Village, portion of Poamoho

(D) DELA CRUZ, Donovan

 

 

 

SENATE DISTRICT 25 - Kailua, Lanikai, Enchanted Lake, Keolu Hills, Maunawili, Waimanalo, Hawaii Kai, Portlock

(R) NAGAMINE, Robert K.

 

X

 

(D) THIELEN, Laura H.

 

X

 

SENATE DISTRICT 27 - Nuuanu, Liliha, Puunui, Alewa Heights

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICTS

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 1 - Hamakua, North Hilo, South Hilo

(D) NAKASHIMA, Mark M.

 

 

(R) YOUNG, Byron

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 2 - Keaukaha, parts of Hilo, Panaewa, Waiakea

(D) TSUJI, Clifton K.

 

 

 

(NP) LARSON, Grace Dei

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 3 - Hilo, Keaau, Kurtistown, Volcano

(D) ONISHI, Richard H.K.

 

 

(L) ARIANOFF, Gregory

 

 

 

(G) PISCIOTTA, Kealoha

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 4 - Puna

(D) SAN BUENAVENTURA, Joy A.

 

 

 

(NP) JONES, Luana

 

 

 

(C) STEPHENS, Moke

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 5 - Naalehu, Ocean View, Capt. Cook, Kealakekua, Kailua-Kona

(D) CREAGAN, Richard P.

 

 

(L) LAST, Michael L.

 

 

X - Any and all

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 6 - Kailua-Kona, Holualoa, Kalaoa, Honokohau

(D) LOWEN, Nicole E.

X

 

(R) PRATT, Bruce C.

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 7 - North Kona, North Kohala, South Kohala

(D) EVANS, Cindy

 

 

(R) COAKLEY, Jeffrey

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 8 - Kahakuloa, Waihee, Waiehu, Puuohala, Wailuku, Waikapu

(D) SOUKI, Joseph M.

 

 

(R) REBOLLEDO, Gilbert

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 9 - Kahului, Puunene, Old Sands Hill, Maui Lani

(D) WOODSON, Justin H.

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 10 - West Maui, Maalaea, North Kihei

(R) MARTEN, Chayne

 

 

 

(D) McKELVEY, Angus L.K.

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 11 - Kihei, Makena, Wailea

(D) ING, Kaniela

 

 

(R) PEKUS, Daniel A.

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 12 - Spreckelsville, Pukalani, Makawao, Kula, Keokea, Ulupalakua, Kahului

(D) YAMASHITA, Kyle T.

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 13 - Haiku, Hana, Kaupo, Kipahulu, Nahiku, Paia, Kahoolawe, Lanai, Molokai, Molokini

(D) DECOITE, Lynn

 

 

(G) NIKHILANANDA, Nick

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 14 - Hanalei, Princeville, Kilauea, Anahola, Kapaa, Wailua

(R) COMBS, Sandra A.

 

 

(D) NAKAMURA, Nadine K.

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 15 - Wailua, Homesteads, Hanamaulu, Lihue, Puhi, Old Koloa Town, Omao

(D) TOKIOKA, James Kunane

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 16 - Niihau, Lehua, Koloa, Waimea

(D) MORIKAWA, Dee

 

 

(R) FRANKS, Victoria

 

X

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 17 - Hawaii Kai, Kalama Valley

(R) WARD, Gene

X

 

(D) ROSS, Karlen

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 18 - Hahaione, Kuliouou, Niu Valley, Aina Haina, Waialea, Kahala

HASHEM, Mark Jun

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 19 - Waialae, Kahala, Diamond Head, Kaimuki, Kapahulu

(D) KOBAYASHI, Bertrand

X

 

(R) BISCHOFF, Stephen N.

 

X

 

(L) HIGA, Anthony J.L.

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 20 - St. Louis Heights, Palolo, Maunalani Heights, Wilhelmina Rise, Kaimuki

(R) ALLEN, Julia E.

 

 

(D) SAY, Calvin K.Y.

 

X

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 21 - Kapahulu, McCully, Moiliili

(D) NISHIMOTO, Scott Y.

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 22 - Waikiki, Ala Moana

(D) BROWER, Tom

 

 

(R) HENSKI, Kathryn

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 23 - Manoa, Punahou, University, Moiliili

(D) CHOY, Issac W.

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 24 - Makiki, Tantalus, Papakolea, McCully, Pawaa, Manoa

(D) BELATTI, Della Au

 

 

(R) FENTON, Larry

 

 

 

(L) TIPPENS, Michelle Rose

 

 

X Table games, lottery

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 25 - Makiki, Punchbowl, Nuuanu, Dowsett Highlands, Pacific Heights, Pauoa

(D) LUKE, Sylvia

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 26 - McCully, Kaheka, Kakaako, Downtown

(D) SAIKI, Scott K.

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 27 - Nuuanu, Liliha, Puunui, Alewa Heights

(D) OHNO, Takashi

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 28 - Kalihi Valley, Kamehameha Heights, portion of Lower Kalihi

(R) KAAPU, Carole Kauhiwai

 

 

 

(D) MIZUNO, John M.

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 29 - Kalihi, Palama, Iwilei, Chinatown

(R) COAKLEY, Kaiwiola

 

 

 

(D) HOLT, Daniel

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 30 - Kalihi Kai, Sand Island, Hickam, Pearl Harbor, Ford Island, Halawa Valley Estate

(D) CACHOLA, Romy M.

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 31 - Moanalua, Red Hill, Foster Village, Aiea, Fort Shafter, Moanalua Gardens, Aliamanu, Lower Pearlridge

(R) CHING, Eric H.L.

 

 

 

(D) JOHANSON, Aaron Ling

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 32 - Moanalua Valley, Salt Lake, Aliamanu

(D) ICHIYAMA, Linda E.

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 33 - Aiea

(D) KONG, Sam Satoru

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 34 - Pearl City, Waimalu, Pacific Palisades

(R) AGUSTIN, Jaci

 

 

(D) TAKAYAMA, Gregg

 

X

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 35 - Pearl City, Manana, Waipio

(R) CLEMENTE, Roger

 

 

(D) TAKUMI, Roy M.

 

X

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 36 - Mililani Mauka, Mililani

(R) FUKUMOTO CHANG, Beth

 

 

(D) LEE, Marilyn B.

 

X

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 37 - Mililani, Waipio Gentry, Waikele

(D) YAMANE, Ryan I.

 

 

(R) KUPUKAA, Katherine T.

 

X

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 38 - Waipahu

(D) AQUINO, Henry J. C.

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 39 - Royal Kunia, Village Park, Waipahu, Makakilo, West Loch

(D) CULLEN, Ty J. K.

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 40 - Ewa, Ewa Beach, Ewa Gentry, Iroquois Point

(D) MARTINEZ, Rose

 

 

(R) MCDERMOTT, Bob

 

X

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 41 - Ewa Villages, Ewa Beach, Ewa Gentry, Ocean Pointe

(R) JEREMIAH, Bryan E.

 

 

(D) LOPRESTI, Matthew S.

X

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 42 - Kapolei, Makakilo

(D) HAR, Sharon

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 43 - Ewa Villages, Kalaeloa, Honokai Hale, Nanakai Gardens, Ko Olina, Kahe Point, Nanakuli, Lualualei, Maili

(R) TUPOLA, Andria

X

 

(D) ELI, Stacelynn K.M.

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 44 - Waianae, Makaha, Makua, Maili

(D) GATES, Cedric Asuega

 

 

 

(R) PA'ALUHI, Marc K.

 

X

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 45 - Schofield, Mokuleia, Waialua, Kunia, Waipio Acres, Mililani

(R) CHEAPE MATSUMOTO, Lauren

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 46 - Wahiawa, Whitmore Village

(R) NOLTIE, Scott A.

 

 

(D) OSHIRO, Marcus R.

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 47 - Waialua, Haleiwa, Pupukea, Kahuku, Laie, Hauula, Waiahole, Waikane, Sunset Beach, Punaluu, Kaaawa

(R) POUHA, Feki

X

 

 

(D) QUINLAN, Sean

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 48 - Kaneohe, Kahaluu, Waiahole

(D) KEOHOKALOLE, Jarrett K.

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 49 - Kaneohe, Heeia, Ahuimanu, Kahaluu, Haiku Valley, Mokuoloe

(D) ITO, Ken

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 50 - Kailua, Kaneohe Bay

(R) THIELEN, Cynthia

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 51 - Kailua, Waimanalo

(D) LEE, Chris

 

 

 

 

 

LEGISLATORS POSITION ON LEGALIZED GAMBLING FROM HCALG 2014 SURVEY

CANDIDATE

OPPOSE

LEGALIZED

GAMBLING

FOR

LEGALIZED

GAMBLING

NOT

SURE

GENERALLY OPPOSED

EXCEPT FOR

U.S. SENATOR

(D) BRIAN SCHATZ

No response to survey

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 1

(D) MARK TAKAI

No response to survey

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 2

(D) TULSI GABBARD

X

 

 

 

STATE SENATOR DISTRICTS

SENATE DISTRICT 1 - Hilo

(D) GILBERT KAHELE

No response to survey

SENATE DISTRICT 3 - Kona, Kau

(D) JOSHUA B. GREEN

No response to survey

SENATE DISTRICT 4 - Hilo, Hamakua, Kohala, Waimea, Waikoloa, Kona

(D) LORRAINE RODERO INOUYE

X

 

 

 

SENATE DISTRICT 5 - Wailuku, Waihee, Kahului

(D)GILBERT S.C. KEITH-AGARAN

No response to survey

SENATE DISTRICT 6 - South and West Maui

(D) ROSALYN H. BAKER

X

 

 

 

SENATE DISTRICT 7 - Hana, East and Upcountry Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe

(D) JAMIE KALANI ENGLISH

No response to survey

SENATE DISTRICT 12 - Waikiki, Ala Moana, Kakaako, McCully, Moiliili

(D) BRICKWOOD M. GALUTERIA

No response to survey

SENATE DISTRICT 16 - Pearl City, Momilani, Pearlridge, Aiea, Royal Summit, Aiea Heights, Newtown, Waimalu, Halawa, Pearl Harbor

(D) BREENE Y. HARIMOTO

X

 

 

 

SENATE DISTRICT 17 - Waipahu, Crestview, Manana, Pearl City, Pacific Palisades

(D) NISHIHARA, CLARENCE

No response to survey

SENATE DISTRICT 18 - Mililani Town, portion of Waipio Gentry, Waikele, Village Park, Royal Kunia

(D) MICHELLE N. KIDANI

No response to survey

SENATE DISTRICT 21 - Kalaeloa, Honokai Hale, Ko Olina, Nanakuli, Maili, Waianae, Makaha, Makua

(D) MAILE S. L. SHIMABUKURO

 

 

 

Possibly a state-run lottery, and maybe off-shore/shipboard gambling.

SENATE DISTRICT 23 - Kaaawa, Hauula, Laie, Kahuku, Waialua, Haleiwa, Wahiawa, Schofield Barracks, Kunia

(D) GIL RIVIERE

No response to survey

SENATE DISTRICT 24 - Kaneohe, Kaneohe MCAB, Kailua, Heeia,‘Ahuimanu

(D) JILL N. TOKUDA

X

 

 

 

 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICTS

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 1 Hamakua, North Hilo, South Hilo

(D) NAKASHIMA, Mark M.

No response to survey

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 2 Keaukaha, parts of Hilo, Panaewa, Waiakea

(D) TSUJI, Clift

No response to survey

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 3 Hilo, Keaau, Kurtistown, Volcano

(D) RICHARD H.K. ONISHI

No response to survey

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 4 Puna

(D) JOY A. SANBUENAVENTURA