Senators moved to raise income taxes on high earners, and the House passed capital gains and inheritance tax increases.
The only prison and jail deaths that corrections officials have announced recently have been due to COVID-19.
House leaders say they will consider increasing capital gains and state income taxes on high earners in an effort to restore targeted cuts.
Magazines that hold more than 10 rounds are already banned in Hawaii for handguns, but not for rifles.
Corrections chief says planning to replace Oahu Community Correctional Center will continue.
A proposal by House leaders would reduce or eliminate state income taxes, and shift part of the tax burden to non-residents.
Another bill approved by the committee would decriminalize possession of up to an ounce of cannabis.
State Auditor Les Kondo wants House Speaker Scott Saiki to suspend his review of his office’s operations.
The bill would create a commission to plan for a lottery to help pay for the university and public schools.