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General Contractors Association of Hawaii Legislative Action Center

 
 
 

Welcome to GCA's Legislative Action Center!

GCA's Legislative Action Center is a great tool for members to get updates from the Legislative Committee and an opportunity to get more involved in Hawaii's legislative process. Please check out our TAKE ACTION (must be logged in as Member) page for the latest updates on legislative related matters or contact Shannon Alivado at (808) 833-1681, ext. 26.

2016 Legislative Session ended on May 5, 2016

The GCA Legislative Committee is preparing for the 2017 Legislative Session and is seeking your input in identifying priorities. GCA continues to promote efficiency in government spending with focus on improving procurement laws particularly affecting public work construction and also ensuring that unnecessary legislation is defeated. The GCA's mission is to represent its members in all matters related to the construction industry, while improving the quality of construction and protecting the public interest.

Every year the GCA Legislative Committee and members of the Board of Directors do a Capitol Walk Around and meet with legislators to educate them of industry matters - please consider your participation in early February 2017. Also this year before the session starts GCA will be hosting a Mock Bid Day presentation and we hope you will join us to teach others what it is like on bid day for a public works project.

The GCA Legislative Committee will continue to meet twice a month during the session months, January through May in order to adequately track the thousands of bills set to be introduced and bills that carried over from last session. We look forward to working with our members toward a successful legislative session.

2016 Legislative Session Summary

Hawaii State Legislature Regular Session of 2016

Legislative Statistics as of July 12, 2016

Bills

Introduced

Passed

Acts

Vetoes

House bills

1260 149 144 5

Senate bills

1127

123 119 3

Total

2387

272 263 8

Resolutions

Introduced

Adopted

House Concurrent Resolutions

207

34

House Resolutions

177

             73

Senate Concurrent Resolutions

165

26

Senate Resolutions

130

51

Total

679

184

 

For other helpful links:

To view 2016 Reports and any other Annual Reports visit the Capitol Website and find the Archives for the appropriate year.

Get active and get involved in the Legislative Process!

To get involved join GCA's Legislative Committee or call Shannon for more information. For state legislative updates or information on past state legislation please visit the State of Hawaii's Capitol website at www.capitol.hawaii.gov. Also visit the County Council websites at City and County of Honolulu Council, Kauai Council, Maui County Council, Hawaii Island County Council.