Senate Votes to Pass More Than 300 Measures on Third Reading Ahead of First Crossover Deadline

On March 5, 2013, the Hawaii State Senate voted to pass 348 measures on third reading, ahead of Thursday’s First Crossover deadline. Today marked the 25th day of the 27th Legislature and the Senate and House are taking final votes on bills for third reading before the measures transfer chambers on First Crossover.

The First Crossover deadline is on Thursday, March 7, 2013. This is the last day for a final vote on a bill to occur in its originating chamber before it is passed on to the other chamber for further consideration. During First Crossover, all Senate bills that pass Third Reading must crossover to the House and all House bills that pass Third Reading must crossover to the Senate by the March 7 deadline.

To view a complete list of measures passed third reading today by the Senate, click here.