Appendix F 2

           2.  RECORD OF MEASURES INTRODUCED, ENACTED AND VETOED
                       HAWAII LEGISLATURE 1959-1996

___________________________________________________________________________

                       MEASURES INTRODUCED       ENACTMENTS            VETOES           
                             Bills         Total        Total          Over-
  SESSION          House Senate  Both Houses     Acts        Regular   ridden
___________________________________________________________________________

1959 (1st Spec.)a 180   107       287          30             1         0
1959 (2nd Spec.)    1     0         1           1             0         0
1960 (Budget)b    656   251       907           26c           2         0
1960 (Spec.)       21    14        35          12             0         0
1961             1489  1132      2621         195             4         0
1962 (Budget)     725   114       839          32             0         0
1963             1451  1225      2676         207             3         0
1964 (Budget)     588   365       953          64             3         0
1964 (Spec.)        9    34        43           1             0         0
1965             1370  1072      2442         281             9         0
1966 (Budget)     548   356       904          50             0         0
1967             1014  1148      2162         307            17         0
1968 (Budget)     502   460       962          75             4         0
1969             1259  1129      2388         281            10         0
1970d             903   873      1776          214e           7         0
1971             1635  1315      2950         215            10         0
1972              985   791      1776          205e          12         0
1973             2043  1390      3433         220            12         0
1974             1054   840      1894          255e          14         0
1974 (Spec.)f      --    --        --           1            --        --
1974 (2nd Spec.)g  --    --        --          --            --        --
1975             1990  1733      3723         199             7         0
1976             1468  1285      2753         242             9         0
1977             1765  1532      3297         212            15         0
1977 (Spec.)h      16     5        21          21             0         0
1978             1339  1092      2431          248d           9         0
1979             1759  1825      3584         230            14         0
1980             1295  1321      2616          309e           6         0
1981             1942  2131      4073         243            33         0
1981 (Spec.)       20     4        24          22             0         0
1982             1273   863      2136          308e           0         0
1982 (Spec.)i      --    --        --          --            --        --
1983             1628  1491      3119         301            10         0
1983 (Spec.)i      --    --        --          --            --        --
1984              987   760      1747          291e          17         0
1984 (1st Spec.)j   1     1         2           1             0         0
1985             1660  1487      3147         306            24         0
1986             1199  1040      2239          348e          19         0
1986 (Spec.)k       9     3        12           2             0         0
1987             1937  1779      3716         384            34         0
1988             1660  1425      3085          404e          28         0
1988 (Spec.)f       1     1         2           2             0         0
1989             1923  2047      3970         397            35         0
1990             1459  1425      2884          349e          31         0
1991             2232  2147      4379          335l          31         0
1991 (Spec.)m       0     1         1           1             0         0
1992             1684  1287      2971          323n          37         0
1993             2158  1928      4086         365            18         0
1993 (Spec.)o      10     5        15           8             0         0
1994             1592  1330      2922          283p          16         0
1995             2354  1951      4305          243q          83         0
1995 (Spec.)r      22    15        37          34             1         0
1995 (Spec.)i       0     0         0           0             0         0
1996             1793  1271      3064          315s          27         0
___________________________________________________________________________

Note: Unless otherwise indicated all figures appearing in this report
      are based upon the official Journals of the House and Senate or
      on the collections of vetoed bills which can be examined at the
      State Archives.  Joint Resolutions in chart 1 had the force and
      effect of law before statehood; however, they are no longer used
      under Article III, section 14, of the Constitution of the State
      of Hawaii.  Pocket vetoes in chart 1 are not used under the
      Constitution of the State of Hawaii.

  a.  First state legislature.
  b.  Budget sessions in even-numbered years.
  c.  Of which 15 were urgency measures.
  d.  Budget sessions were eliminated in the revised Constitution;
      since 1969 the Legislature has met in annual regular
      sessions.
  e.  Includes carried-over bills from the previous (odd-numbered
      year) session.
  f.  Legislature met to consider bills vetoed by the Governor and
      to amend the measures to meet the objections of the Governor.
  g.  Senate convened by Governor to consider appointments of
      public officers.
  h.  Legislature convened to consider the general appropriations
      bill and other legislative matters.
  i.  Senate convened itself to carry out responsibility
      established by Article VI, section 3, of the Constitution
      relating to the appointment of justices and judges.
  j.  Legislature convened specifically to enact a new liquor tax
      law.
  k.  Legislature convened specifically to consider legislation
      regarding tort reform and the general fund expenditure
      ceiling.
  l.  Act total includes HB139 (contains vetoed item).
  m.  Special session was convened to pass administrative
      revocation license bill.
  n.  Act total includes SB3278 (contains vetoed item).
  o.  Special session was convened to pass convention center,
      procurement, collective bargaining, and no-fault insurance
      legislation.
  p.  Act total includes HB2692 and HB3657 which also contain
      constitutional amendments.
  q.  Act total includes HB1220 (contains vetoed item).
  r.  Convened to pass legislation that violated Article VII,
      section 9, of the Hawaii Constitution (bills not transmitted
      to the governor in the appropriate order) and to pass the
      nursing facility tax legislation.
  s.  Act total includes HB2800 (contains vetoed item).
  
  


Table of Contents LRB Library HomePage LRB Reports