Category Archives: Liquor (HRS 244D)

SB 1203, HD1

SUBJECT:  ADMINISTRATION, INCOME, GENERAL EXCISE, USE, LIQUOR, TOBACCO, FUEL, RENTAL MOTOR VEHICLE, Technical Cleanup

BILL NUMBER:  SB 1203, HD1

INTRODUCED BY:  House Committee on Economic Development

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:  Amends title 14, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to make nonsubstantive changes for clarity and to delete obsolete provisions.

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SB 1203, SD1

SUBJECT:  ADMINISTRATION, INCOME, GENERAL EXCISE, USE, LIQUOR, TOBACCO, FUEL, RENTAL MOTOR VEHICLE, Technical Cleanup

BILL NUMBER:  SB 1203, SD1

INTRODUCED BY:  Senate Committee on Ways and Means

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:  Amends title 14, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to make nonsubstantive changes for clarity and to delete obsolete provisions.

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HB 137, HD1

SUBJECT:  LIQUOR, Withdraw Powers of County Liquor Inspectors to Enforce Tax Laws

BILL NUMBER:  HB 137, HD1

INTRODUCED BY:  House Committee on Consumer Protection and Commerce

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:  Provides that violations of liquor tax law shall be referred to the director of taxation for investigation. Repeals the general right of inspection without a warrant for potential violations of liquor tax law. Repeals the discretionary power of the liquor commission to deny a license to any person the commission finds is not fit and proper to hold a license. Requires applications for liquor licenses to be notarized. Provides the administrator of the liquor commission discretion over whether to refer applications for investigation. Repeals the requirement that investigative reports to the liquor commission include any and all matters that are relevant to the application or license in the judgment of the investigator.

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HB 137

SUBJECT:  LIQUOR, Withdraw Powers of County Liquor Inspectors to Enforce Tax Laws

BILL NUMBER:  HB 137

INTRODUCED BY:  TODD by request

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:  Provides that violations of liquor tax law shall be referred to the director of taxation for investigation. Repeals the general right of inspection without a warrant for potential violations of liquor tax law. Repeals the discretionary power of the liquor commission to deny a license to any person the commission finds is not fit and proper to hold a license. Requires applications for liquor licenses to be notarized. Provides the administrator of the liquor commission discretion over whether to refer applications for investigation. Repeals the requirement that investigative reports to the liquor commission include any and all matters that are relevant to the application or license in the judgment of the investigator.

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