July 8, 2019 •
Hawaii Lawmakers Won’t Convene a Special Session to Override Gov.’s Vetoes
Leaders in the state Senate and House of Representatives announced on July 5 that lawmakers will not attempt to override any vetoes issued by Gov. David Ige.
House Speaker Scott Sakiki said the Legislature would not convene an override session due to a lack of consensus between the Senate and the House.
Gov. Ige has identified 20 bills that he intends to veto of the 303 passed by lawmakers this year.
Ige has until Tuesday, July 9 to make his final decision on issuing vetoes.
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