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  • Writer's pictureHawaiʻi State Senate

Senate adjourns veto override session

The Hawaiʻi State Senate adjourned its veto override session that began on July 6. In addition to the actions taken on Tuesday, the Senate approved three floor amendments to meet the Governor’s objections in his veto messages for HB54, HB1299 and SB589.

The chamber also moved to override the veto for HB53.

Since convening on Tuesday, the Hawaiʻi State Legislature has taken the following actions:

Six Veto Overrides:

Three Floor Amendments:

“Of the twenty-six bills that were vetoed by the Governor, the Senate and House overrode six vetoed bills,” said Senate President Ronald D. Kouchi (District 8 – Kauaʻi and Niʻihau). The Governor has until Thursday, July 22 to act on HB1299 and SB589.


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