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HB4 HD1 SD1
Employment; Paid Sick Leave
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Requires certain employers to provide a minimum amount of paid sick leave to employees to be used to care for themselves or a family member who is ill or needs medical care. Takes effect 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). TAKUMI JDL, WAM  sb638
HB74 HD1 SD1
Legislature; Attorneys; Senate; House of Representatives
RELATING TO THE EMPLOYMENT OF ATTORNEYS.
Replaces a requirement that the speaker of the house of representatives and the president of the senate must jointly request legal representation for a legislative office before that respective house may receive legal representation with a requirement that allows either the speaker's request or the senate president's request, as appropriate, to constitute a sufficient request. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). SAIKI JDL
HB168 HD1 SD1
Persian Gulf War; Global War on Terrorism; Veterans' Memorial; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO MEMORIALS.
Appropriates funds for the planning and design of a memorial to honor service members of the recent conflicts in the Persian Gulf, Iraq, Afghanistan, and the various theaters of the Global War on Terrorism, to be located at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe, on the island of Oahu, and replicas of the memorial to be located at state veterans cemeteries statewide. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). KONG, HAR, HASHEM, ITO, TAKAYAMA, TOKIOKA, WARD, DeCoite PSM, WAM
HB177 HD2 SD1
Condominiums; Associations; Board of Directors; Condominium Owners; Violations; Retaliation; Prohibition
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
Prohibits associations of apartment owners, boards of directors, managing agents, resident managers, condominium owners, and persons acting on behalf of associations or condominium owners from retaliating or discriminating against a condominium owner, board member, managing agent, resident manager, or association employee who files a complaint; acts in furtherance of a complaint, report, or investigation of an alleged violation of the State's condominium laws or a condominium's governing documents; or exercises or attempts to exercise any right as a condominium owner. Effective 7/1/2070. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). SAIKI CPH  sb369
HB206 HD2 SD2
Prepaid Wireless; Enhanced 911 Services; Surcharge
RELATING TO ENHANCED 911 SERVICES.
Establishes a prepaid wireless E911 surcharge of 1.5 per cent of prepaid wireless service purchased at the point of sale. Allows sellers to deduct and retain 3 per cent of the surcharges collected to offset administrative expenses, but requires sellers to remit the balance of surcharges collected to the Enhanced 911 fund on a specified periodic basis. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPH, WAM
HB207 HD2 SD1
Estate and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax; Conveyance Tax; Investment Property
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Increases estate taxes for Hawaii net taxable estates valued at over $10,000,000. Raises the conveyance tax rates for single-family residential investment properties with a value of at least $2,000,000. (SD1)
(H) 4/20/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 804). JOHANSON, BELATTI, CULLEN, HOLT, C. LEE, LOWEN, LUKE, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, WOODSON WAM
HB223 HD2 SD1
Residential Landlord-tenant Code; Application Screening Fee; Tenant Report; Credit Report
RELATING TO THE RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.
Allows a landlord or landlord's agent to charge an application screening fee as part of the applicant screening process for renting residential property. Limits the amount that may be charged for an application screening fee. Requires the landlord or agent to return any unauthorized fee amounts to the applicant. Effective 7/1/2050. Repeals 6/30/2020. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). TAKUMI CPH  sb130
HB243 HD2 SD1
Condominiums; Condominium Property Regimes; Repeal
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
Repeals chapter 514A, Hawaii Revised Statutes, relating to condominium property regimes, and ensures that all condominiums in the State are governed under chapter 514B, Hawaii Revised Statutes, relating to condominiums. Effective January 1, 2019. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). MCKELVEY, BROWER CPH
HB308 HD1 SD2
Hawaii State Association of Counties Package; Public Agency Meetings; Permitted Interactions; Government Records; County Councils
RELATING TO PUBLIC AGENCY MEETINGS.
Allows county council members to transmit certain government records to other county council members under specified conditions. Effective 7/1/2050. Sunsets on 6/30/2019. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) GVO, JDL
HB347 HD2 SD2
Employment Security; Independent Contractor; Guidelines; Department of Labor and Industrial Relations
RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY.
Clarifies Hawaii's employment security law for independent contractors by requiring the consideration of twenty factors by the Department of Labor Industrial Relations when determining whether an individual is considered an independent contractor. Requires the Director of Labor and Industrial Relations to report to the Legislature prior to the Regular Session of 2018 regarding guidelines developed by the unemployment insurance coverage committee. Requires an annual report to the Legislature regarding covered employment determinations. Takes effect 1/7/2059. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). SOUKI, JOHANSON, MCKELVEY JDL, CPH/WAM  SB345
HB407 HD3 SD1
High Deductible Health Plans; Health Savings Accounts; Insurance
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Authorizes the issuance of employer-sponsored high deductible health plans, if certain conditions are met. Requires maintenance of health savings accounts in conjunction with high deductible health plans. Specifies that employers and insurers that buy or sell high deductible health plans remain subject to the Prepaid Health Care Act. Effective 7/1/2050. Repeals 6/30/2022. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). MCKELVEY HHS, IAC, CPC
HB424 HD1 SD2
UH; Procurement
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Reinstates the President of the University of Hawaii as the chief procurement officer for contracts for construction and construction related professional services furnished by licensees under Chapter 464, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Requires the University of Hawaii to submit an annual report to the Legislature detailing a list of all capital improvement projects approved by the Board of Regents prioritized by each campus no later than 20 days prior to the convening of each Regular Session. Repeals 6/30/2021. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/24/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 831). WOODSON, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, EVANS, HAR, HASHEM, MATSUMOTO, MORIKAWA, OHNO, SAIKI, SAY, SOUKI, TODD, Ing HRE/GVO, WAM  SB136
HB437 HD2 SD2
Shoreline Area; Coastal Zone Management; Seawall; Shoreline Hardening Structure; Variances
RELATING TO COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT.
Prohibits a waiver of a public hearing for action on a variance application for a shoreline hardening structure that will artificially fix the shoreline, including a seawall, revetment, or groin. Establishes findings the authority must make in determining whether a variance may be granted for a shoreline hardening structure that will artificially fix the shoreline. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). ING, Gates OMH, WAL, JUD
HB450 HD1 SD1
Coral Reefs; Sunscreen; Report; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CORAL.
Requires UH to conduct a study on the effects of sunscreen on Hawaii's coral reefs and report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). DECOITE, CREAGAN, HAR, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, KONG, LOPRESTI, MCKELVEY, NAKAMURA, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, TOKIOKA, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, Evans, Gates, Ing HRE/AEN/WTL, WAM
HB461 HD1 SD1
Resisting Arrest in the First Degree
RELATING TO RESISTING ARREST.
Creates the offense of resisting arrest in the first degree as a class C felony. Amends the existing resisting arrest misdemeanor offense to resisting arrest in the second degree. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). TAKAYAMA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, THIELEN, Gates JDL
HB463 HD1 SD1
Hawaii State Identification Card; Satellite City Halls; Issuance
RELATING TO HAWAII STATE IDENTIFICATION CARDS.
Allows any satellite city hall in any county with a population of more than seven hundred thousand persons to issue Hawaii state identification cards. Requires a report to the legislature. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). TAKAYAMA, DECOITE, HAR, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, KONG, TAKUMI, THIELEN JUD, FIN
HB474 HD1 SD1
Rat Lungworm Disease; University of Hawaii at Hilo; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO RAT LUNGWORM DISEASE.
Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii at Hilo for testing, studies, outreach, research, and other activities related to the prevention and eradication of rat lungworm disease. (SD1)
(H) 4/24/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 831). TODD, BELATTI, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, KOBAYASHI, ONISHI, SAN BUENAVENTURA HRE/AEN, WAM  sb272
HB480 HD1 SD1
University of Hawaii at Hilo; Hawaii Community College; Agriculture Programs; Agricultural Study; Island of Hawaii; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Makes an appropriation to the Hawaii community college for the Hawaii community college and University of Hawaii at Hilo, in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture and the Agribusiness Development Corporation, to study agriculture and agricultural learning opportunities on the island of Hawaii. Requires the Hawaii community college to submit a report to the legislature. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). ONISHI, CREAGAN, DECOITE, HAR, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, LOWEN, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, OSHIRO, TAKAYAMA, TODD, WOODSON, Quinlan HRE, WAM  SB1082
HB488 HD2 SD2
Low-income Housing Tax Credit
RELATING TO HOUSING.
Specifies that certain provisions of the Internal Revenue Code related to at-risk rules and deductions and to passive activity losses do not apply with respect to claims from the state low-income housing tax credit. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). BROWER, CULLEN, HASHEM, HOLT, KEOHOKALOLE, KONG, MCKELVEY, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, QUINLAN, San Buenaventura HOU/HMS, WAM  SB1142
HB492 HD2 SD1
Hawaii Teacher Standards Board; Staff; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII TEACHER STANDARDS BOARD.
Appropriates moneys from the general fund for two specialist II positions within the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board. Effective 7/1/2060. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). TAKUMI, HAR EDU, WAM  SB195
HB500 HD1 SD1
Charter Schools; Public Prekindergarten Program; Hawaii State Public Charter School Commission; Executive Office on Early Learning; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC PREKINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS.
Authorizes the Executive Office on Early Learning and State Public Charter School Commission to enter into a memorandum of understanding to administer charter school prekindergarten classrooms. Appropriates moneys to continue funding of public prekindergarten classrooms. Effective 7/1/2051. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). TAKUMI, Ohno EDU, WAM  SB1152
HB501 HD1 SD2
Education; National Certification Incentive Program ($)
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Expands the National Certification Incentive Program to provide monetary incentives to school psychologists. Authorizes continuing bonuses for teachers and school psychologists in certain designated schools that improve and no longer carry a certain designation. Establishes a Hawaii teacher stipend program to be administered by the Department of Education to address the shortage of teachers in the Hawaii public school system. Appropriates funds for the program for 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 fiscal years. Effective 7/1/2051. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). TAKUMI EDU/CPH, WAM
HB521 HD1 SD1
Business Development; High-growth Grant Program; Special Fund; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT.
Establishes the high-growth grant program and special fund to provide grants to qualified businesses for certain business development activities. Makes appropriations. Effective 7/1/2038. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). YAMASHITA, CHOY, DECOITE, HASHEM, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, NAKASHIMA, TAKAYAMA ETT, WAM  SB767
HB527 HD1 SD2
Mobile Clinic; Homeless; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO MOBILE CLINICS.
Appropriates funds to purchase, staff, and operate two mobile clinics to serve the homeless population. Takes effect on 7/1/2075. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). OHNO, BROWER, ICHIYAMA, KONG HHS, FIN  SB347
HB533 HD1 SD1
Charter Schools; Facility Funding ($)
RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.
Appropriates funds for charter school facilities. Effective 7/1/2060. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). OHNO, AQUINO, BROWER, EVANS, KEOHOKALOLE, KONG, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, OSHIRO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKUMI, Ichiyama, Nakashima EDU, WAM
HB538 HD1 SD2
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Medicaid Waiver Administrative Claiming Special Fund; Working Group; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Creates the intellectual and developmental disabilities medicaid waiver administrative claiming special fund into which federal moneys may be deposited from Department of Health's participation in the waiver program under section 1915(c) of the Social Security Act. Establishes a working group to evaluate and examine the existing application process for the section 1915(c) waiver and other services by the developmental disabilities division of the Department of Health. Requires the working group to report to the Legislature prior to the convening of the regular session of 2019. Makes an appropriation. Effective 7/1/3000. (SD2)
(S) 4/16/2018- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609). MIZUNO, CACHOLA, DECOITE, EVANS, MORIKAWA, THIELEN, Aquino, Cullen, LoPresti, San Buenaventura HMS/CPH, WAM
HB547 HD2 SD2
Foreign Exchange Student, Fellow, and Intern; Income Tax Credit
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Establishes an income tax credit for host families of foreign exchange students, fellows, and interns. Effective 7/1/2051. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2051. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). ITO, CACHOLA, CHOY, OHNO, ONISHI, TOKIOKA, Say, Woodson EDU/IAA, WAM
HB573 HD1 SD2
Procurement; Competitive Sealed Bidding; Subcontractor; Public Works Construction Project; Bid Shopping; Bid Peddling
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
Provides a bidder of a public works construction project with two hours after the closing of bids to clarify and correct certain information regarding subcontractors. Prohibits bid shopping and bid peddling for the competitive sealed bidding process. Effective 7/1/2055. Sunsets on 7/1/2019. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). NAKASHIMA, BROWER, HOLT, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, LUKE, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI, TAKUMI GVO, JDL/WAM  SB1070
HB583 HD1 SD1
Technology; Hawaii Technology Development Corporation; Operational Costs; Administrative Costs; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY.
Appropriates moneys to the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation for administrative and operational costs. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/20/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 804). NAKASHIMA ETT, WAM
HB587 HD1 SD1
Small Business Regulatory Review Board; Appropriation
RELATING TO SMALL BUSINESS.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to provide additional resources to the Small Business Regulatory Review Board. Effective 7/1/2060. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). NAKASHIMA ETT, WAM
HB588 HD1 SD2
He‘eia National Estuarine Research Reserve; Staff Hiring; University of Hawaii; Appropriation ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR HE‘EIA NATIONAL ESTUARINE RESEARCH RESERVE.
Appropriates funds for fiscal year 2018-2019 to maintain the initial staff positions that are necessary to develop and manage the He‘eia National Estuarine Research Reserve and its programs. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). KEOHOKALOLE, CREAGAN, ICHIYAMA, C. LEE, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, TODD, QUINLAN, WOODSON, Gates WAL, HED, FIN
HB592 HD1 SD1
Four-Year Alternate Energy Research and Development Pilot Program; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO ENERGY.
Extends the sunset date of the Alternative Energy Research and Development Pilot Program to June 30, 2019. Appropriates funds for the Program. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). NAKASHIMA, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, C. LEE, LUKE, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, ONISHI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKUMI, YAMASHITA TRE/ETT, WAM  SB682
HB595 HD1 SD1
High Technology Development Corporation; Small Business Innovation Research Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HIGH TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
Appropriates funds to continue the Small Business Innovation Research Program within the High Technology Development Corporation. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). NAKASHIMA ETT, WAM
HB598 HD2 SD1
Cyber Ecosystem; Cyber Security; University of Hawaii; Appropriations
RELATING TO CYBERSECURITY.
Authorizes and provides funding for the University of Hawaii to participate in and contribute funding for the development of a Hawaii cyber ecosystem and related aspects of cyber security. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). NAKASHIMA EDB, HED, FIN
HB620 HD1 SD2
Kaho‘olawe Island Reserve Commission; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE KAHO‘OLAWE ISLAND RESERVE COMMISSION.
Appropriates funds to support the Kaho‘olawe Island Reserve Commission. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). YAMANE, AQUINO, CULLEN, ITO, MCKELVEY, SOUKI, YAMASHITA OMH, WAL, FIN
HB625 HD3 SD2
Broadband; Small Wireless or Wireline Facilities; Siting Process; State-owned and County-owned Utility Poles or Light Standards; Permits
RELATING TO INFRASTRUCTURE.
Establishes a collocation permitting, application, review and approval process for telecommunications companies proposing to install broadband infrastructure on solely state-owned or solely county-owned utility poles or light standards. Establishes the siting process. Takes effect on 5/22/2050. Applies to permit applications filed with the State or county after 1/1/2019. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). YAMANE, AQUINO, CHOY, CULLEN, KONG, YAMASHITA IAC, WAL, CPC, FIN
HB628 SD1
Construction; Revolving Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO STATEWIDE INFRASTRUCTURE CAPACITY BUILDING CONSTRUCTION FINANCING.
Establishes the Infrastructure Capacity Construction Loan Revolving Fund to provide loans to counties, state agencies, or private developers for infrastructure improvements. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/01/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). YAMANE, AQUINO, CULLEN, KONG, C. LEE, YAMASHITA WAM
HB634 HD1 SD2 CD1
Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; Nuuanu Managed Aquifer Recharge and Pumped Storage Hydroelectricity Project ($)
RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR THE NUUANU HYDROELECTRICITY PROJECT.
Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist the Board of Water Supply in upgrading Nuuanu reservoir #1 to meet state dam safety standards, as a component of the Nuuanu hydroelectricity project. (HB634 CD1)
(S) 6/13/2018- Act 035, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1135). YAMANE, AQUINO, CULLEN, C. LEE, LUKE TRE/WTL, WAM
HB635 HD1 SD2 CD1
Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; Nuuanu Managed Aquifer Recharge and Pumped Storage Hydroelectricity Project ($)
RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR THE NUUANU HYDROELECTRICITY PROJECT.
Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist the Board of Water Supply in upgrading Nuuanu reservoir #4 to meet state dam safety standards, as a component of the Nuuanu hydroelectricity project. (HB635 CD1)
(S) 6/13/2018- Act 036, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1136). YAMANE, AQUINO, CULLEN, C. LEE, LUKE TRE/WTL, WAM
HB636 HD1 SD1
Water Conservation Rebate Program; County Water Supply Departments; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO WATER CONSERVATION.
Establishes a two-year water conservation financial assistance pilot program to provide financial assistance to county-owned public water systems. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050, repeals 6/30/19. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). YAMANE, AQUINO, CULLEN, ICHIYAMA, C. LEE, LOWEN, SAY WTL/PSM, WAM  sb635
HB672 HD2 SD2
Hawaii Keiki: Healthy and Ready to Learn Program; Department of Education; Department of Health; Department of Human Services; Special Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH SERVICES.
Formally establishes the Hawaii Keiki: Healthy and Ready to Learn Program within the Department of Education. Establishes a dedicated special fund and positions within the Departments of Education, Health, and Human Services to support the program. Makes appropriations. Effective 7/1/2090. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). BELATTI, DECOITE, EVANS, FUKUMOTO, ICHIYAMA, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, LUKE, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OSHIRO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, THIELEN, TODD HHS, EDN, FIN  SB510
HB694 HD2 SD1 CD1
DHS; Med-QUEST Division; State Health Planning and Development Agency; Health and Healthcare Information and Data; Health Analytics Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Establishes the Health Analytics Program in the Med-QUEST Division of the Department of Human Services and authorizes the Department of Human Services to maintain an all-payers medical claims database. Appropriates funds for the establishment of two full-time equivalent positions. (HB694 CD1)
(S) 6/29/2018- Act 055, 06/27/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1156). MIZUNO, THIELEN, Aquino, Cachola, Cullen, DeCoite, Evans, LoPresti, Morikawa, San Buenaventura HMS, WAM
HB696 SD1
Board of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene; Dentists; Dental Hygienists; Dental Assistants; Scope of Practice
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Part I: changes the name of the board of dental examiners to the board of dentistry and dental hygiene; beginning on 7/1/2018, changes the board composition by increasing dental hygienist representation and ensuring Oahu and neighbor island representation among dental hygienist members. Part II: clarifies the allowable and prohibited practices requirements for dental assistants; clarifies that rules shall not infringe upon, overlap with, or conflict with the duties and scope of practice for licensed professionals; and prohibits persons from employing, directing, or ordering a dental assistant or other person to perform services or procedures within the scope of practice of dental hygiene. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). MIZUNO, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CULLEN, EVANS, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, OSHIRO, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, TODD, WOODSON, DeCoite CPH
HB810 HD1 SD1
Collective Bargaining; Impasse; Hawaii Employer-union Health Benefits Trust Fund
RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
Allows collective bargaining parties to resolve impasses related to contribution disputes through binding arbitration. Takes effect 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). JOHANSON, HOLT JDL, WAM
HB844 HD1 SD1
Safe Places for Youth Pilot Program; At-Risk Youth; Coordinator Position; Report; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO YOUTH.
Requires the Office of Youth Services to coordinate a two-year Safe Places for Youth Pilot Program in partnership with private organizations to coordinate a network that youth can access for safety and where youth can obtain advice, guidance, programs, and services. Establishes a Safe Places for Youth Pilot Program Coordinator position. Requires a report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). GATES, BELATTI, BROWER, CREAGAN, EVANS, HAR, HOLT, KEOHOKALOLE, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, OSHIRO, TODD, WOODSON, Johanson, Quinlan, San Buenaventura HHS, FIN
HB848 HD2 SD2
University of Hawaii; Microgrid; Microgrid Plan
RELATING TO ENERGY MODERNIZATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SYSTEM.
Requires UH to develop a microgrid plan for one demonstration project at any property on Oahu owned, leased, or controlled by UH. Authorizes UH to select the location for the project. Requires UH to collaborate with the local electric utility. Requires quarterly status reports to the legislature. Requires UH to submit the microgrid plan to the legislature prior to the regular session of 2019. Defines "microgrid". Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). WOODSON, BELATTI, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, EVANS, HAR, HASHEM, ING, KONG, C. LEE, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, OHNO, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, SOUKI, TAKAYAMA, TODD HRE/TRE, CPH/WAM  SB143
HB860 HD1 SD1
Action for Quiet Title; Kuleana Land
RELATING TO ACTIONS FOR QUIET TITLE.
Provides that where a quiet title action involves kuleana land, at the request of any defendant at the time the action was brought, the court shall order: mandatory mediation with a goal of resolving the dispute, including any issues that might need to be preliminarily established through an action commenced under chapter 668A; and consolidation of separate actions commenced by the same plaintiff or multiple plaintiffs for the same real property in interest. Requires the plaintiff in a quiet title action involving kuleana land to bear the costs of required mediation and only recover costs, expenses, or attorney's fees from the defendant as the court may deem equitable under the circumstances. Takes effect 7/1/2035. (SD1)
(S) 4/16/2018- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609). ING, KEOHOKALOLE, SAIKI, SOUKI JDC
HB884 HD1 SD2
School Impact Fees; Exemption
RELATING TO SCHOOL IMPACT FEES.
Exempts affordable housing units, additions to existing dwelling units, accessory dwelling units, ohana dwelling units, and affordable housing projects developed by the Hawaii Public Housing Authority from school impact fee requirements. Effective 7/1/2051. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). CACHOLA, BROWER, EVANS, ITO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, SAY, TUPOLA, San Buenaventura EDU/HOU, WAM
HB889 HD1 SD2
Pesticides; Pesticide Use Revolving Fund
RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
Increases the cap on the pesticide use revolving fund. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). DECOITE, CREAGAN, EVANS, KEOHOKALOLE, LOPRESTI, TAKAYAMA, YAMANE AEN/HRE, WAM
HB904 HD1 SD1
Invasive Species; Mitigation and Eradication; Special Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
Establishes the invasive species rapid response special fund within DLNR. Establishes procedures for emergency declarations and expenditures. Appropriates moneys into the special fund. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). LOWEN, CREAGAN, DECOITE, FUKUMOTO, ICHIYAMA, C. LEE, SAY AEN/WTL, WAM  SB636
HB909 HD2 SD1
University of Hawaii; Research; Center for Commercialization; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Establishes a Center for Commercialization at the University of Hawaii to commercially use intellectual property generated from research at the University for the benefit of the State and its residents. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). KEOHOKALOLE, CACHOLA, HASHEM, SAY, YAMASHITA HRE/ETT, WAM
HB917 HD1 SD1
Mutual Benefit Societies; Minimum Net Worth; Requirements
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Clarifies that a mutual benefit society shall maintain a minimum net worth calculated based on gross annual premium revenues and gross annual health care expenditures and operating expenses. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). BELATTI, BROWER, EVANS, ING, JOHANSON, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, TAKUMI CPH  SB1077
HB918 HD1 SD1
Early Intervention; Department of Health; Web-based Data System; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EARLY INTERVENTION.
Appropriates funds for the procurement and maintenance of and training for a web-based data system in the Department of Health's Early Intervention Section. Effective 7/1/2090. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). BELATTI, BROWER, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, Evans, Kobayashi, Takumi, Yamashita HHS, FIN  SB405
HB930 SD2
Erin's Law Task Force; Education; Sexual Abuse; Sex Trafficking; Prevention; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Creates and appropriates funds for Erin's Law Task Force to review policies, programs, and curricula for educating public school students about sexual abuse and sex trafficking prevention, and report recommendations for the establishment of a program to educate public school children on sexual abuse prevention through age appropriate curricula. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). MIZUNO, CREAGAN, EVANS, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI, SOUKI EDU, WAM/JDL
HB936 SD1
Charter Schools; Teacher Incentives; Teacher Bonuses; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO TEACHER INCENTIVES.
Clarifies that funds for bonuses required by statute or collective bargaining shall not be paid out of a charter school's facilities funding or per-pupil funds. Requires, beginning with fiscal year 2018-2019, that such bonuses be separate line items in the budget. Appropriates funds for teacher bonuses for hard-to-fill placement incentives and National Board certified teacher incentives for charter school teachers. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). TAKUMI, OHNO EDU, WAM  SB199
HB943 SD2
Kapolei Jobs Initiative Pilot Program; Qualified Business; Income Tax Credit; Unemployment Tax Credit
RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Establishes a Kapolei jobs initiative pilot program that offers incentives to increase the number of businesses willing to establish themselves or open a new location in the Kapolei region. Establishes a tax credit, until 12/31/2022, as part of the Kapolei jobs initiative pilot program. Takes effect 1/7/2059. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). CULLEN, AQUINO, LOPRESTI, SAY, YAMANE JDL, WAM/ETT  sb1192
HB1006 HD1 SD2
University of Hawaii; Hawaii Ant Lab; Little Fire Ant; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
Appropriates funds to the Hawaii ant lab for personnel and equipment to support mitigation of the little fire ant. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). CREAGAN, DECOITE, EVANS, GATES, ING, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, TODD AEN/HRE, WAM
HB1172 HD2 SD2
Fireworks; Property Owner Liability; Arrests; Probable Cause
RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
Establishes property owner liability for illegal aerial devices possessed or set off on their property by others. Allows probable cause for fireworks offenses to be established from statements from witnesses and photographs, video, and other recordings authenticated by witnesses. Takes effect on October 1, 2018. (SD2)
(H) 4/24/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 831). HAR, CREAGAN, CULLEN, ITO, ONISHI, OSHIRO, SAY PSM, JDC
HB1195 HD1 SD1
Homelessness; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Health and Department of Human Services, including the Office of Youth Services, to provide homeless outreach services and rental subsidies to reduce and prevent homelessness. Takes effect on 7/1/2075. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). MORIKAWA, BROWER, CREAGAN, EVANS, KOBAYASHI, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TOKIOKA, WOODSON HHS, FIN  sb1214
HB1229 HD1 SD1
Procurement; Subcontractor Listing
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
Requires public procurement construction bids to list subcontractors and joint contractors only for contracts with an unspecified total value; provided that bids lacking this list may be accepted if in the State's best interest and the value of the work to be performed by the joint contractor or subcontractor is equal to or less than an unspecified per cent of the total bid amount. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). MCKELVEY GVO, JDL/WAM
HB1245 HD2 SD2
Sunset Memorial Park; Repairs; Maintenance; Cemetery; Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
RELATING TO CEMETERIES.
Limits liability for persons maintaining or repairing cemetery grounds. Requires the director of commerce and consumer affairs, in consultation with the comptroller, to develop strategies for repair and maintenance of Sunset Memorial Park in Pearl City, Oahu. Requires report to Legislature. Takes effect 1/7/2059. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). TAKAYAMA, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, GATES, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, KONG, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, MCDERMOTT, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI, TAKUMI, WARD, Belatti, DeCoite, Evans, Kobayashi, Todd CPH, JDL/WAM  SB1113
HB1262 HD2 SD1
Charter Tour Operators; Client Trust Accounts; Federally Insured Financial Institutions
RELATING TO CHARTER TOUR OPERATORS.
Permits charter tour operators to deposit sums subject to section 468L-23, HRS, in a trust account maintained in a federally insured financial institution serving as the depository bank for a public charter program subject to federal regulations. Permits charter tour operators to maintain client trust accounts in a federally insured financial institution located out of the State, if certain conditions are met. Effective 7/1/2112. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). OHNO CPH
HB1270 HD1 SD2
Agricultural Land; Acquisition; BLNR; Appropriation; Food Security ($)
RELATING TO LAND ACQUISITION.
Directs the Board of Land and Natural Resources to enter into negotiations to acquire the property identified as Tax Map Key: (3) 6-8-001:030 Kamuela, Hawaii. Authorizes the director of finance to issue general obligation bonds for the purchase of the property. Appropriates funds for the Board of Land and Natural Resources to engage in negotiations and conduct due diligence of the property. Establishes and appropriates funds out of the agricultural land acquisition fund to provide funding for the acquisition, administration, maintenance, and management of agricultural lands and irrigation systems to improve food security. Specifies sources of deposits into the fund. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/23/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 827). EVANS, CREAGAN WTL, WAM
HB1272 HD1 SD1
Medicaid; Telehealth; Psychiatric Services
RELATING TO IMPROVING ACCESS TO PSYCHIATRIC CARE FOR MEDICAID PATIENTS.
Specifies that coverage for telehealth under the State's medicaid managed care and fee-for-service programs includes psychiatric services delivered via telehealth through a behavioral health care manager who is present in a primary health care provider's office. Takes effect 7/1/2075. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). EVANS, BELATTI, BROWER, CREAGAN, DECOITE, KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, MCDERMOTT, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, ONISHI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SOUKI, TODD, YAMANE HHS, FIN  SB1155
HB1299 HD1 SD1
Prescription Drugs; Pharmacy; Customized Patient Medication Packages
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Authorizes a pharmacy to provide a customized patient medication package to any patient of an institutional facility or any member of the general public, subject to certain conditions. Effective 7/1/2070. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). MIZUNO, EVANS, SOUKI HHS, FIN
HB1322 HD2 SD1
Procurement Code; Construction; Federal Requirements; Analysis ($)
RELATING TO CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS.
Requires the State Procurement Office, in conjunction with DOE, UH, DOT, and DAGS, to conduct an analysis and review of the Hawaii Public Procurement Code, specifically with regard to the awarding of construction contracts. Appropriates an unspecified amount of funds for the analysis and review. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). YAMASHITA WAM
HB1327 HD1 SD1
High Technology Development Corporation; Manufacturing Development Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HIGH TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
Appropriates funds for the Manufacturing Development Program. Effective 7/1/2060. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). NAKASHIMA, FUKUMOTO, HOLT, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, MORIKAWA, SAIKI, YAMASHITA ETT, WAM
HB1329 HD1 SD1
Technology; Application Challenges; Grant; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT.
Appropriates funds for grants to participants in application challenges so that the proof of concepts created during the challenges can be developed into prototypes suitable for local and state government. Requires matching funds. Effective 7/1/2038. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). NAKASHIMA, BROWER, KEOHOKALOLE, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI, TODD, YAMASHITA ETT, WAM  SB1126
HB1339 HD1 SD2
Hawaii Invasive Species Authority; Established; Hawaii Invasive Species Council; Abolished; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION.
Restructures the Hawaii Invasive Species Council as the Hawaii Invasive Species Authority to coordinate implementation of the Hawaii Interagency Biosecurity Plan and related duties. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). CREAGAN, EVANS, GATES, ICHIYAMA, LOPRESTI, SAY, THIELEN, WOODSON AEN, WAM
HB1381 HD2 SD1
Elevator Mechanics; Licensing; Elevator Mechanics Licensing Board
RELATING TO ELEVATOR MECHANICS.
Clarifies the scope of work for elevator mechanics. Amends the licensing requirements for elevator mechanics, and the powers and duties of the Elevator Mechanics Licensing Board. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). JOHANSON LAB, CPC, FIN
HB1389 HD1 SD1
Livestock Harvest Facilities; Department of Agriculture; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO LIVESTOCK HARVEST FACILITIES.
Makes an appropriation for the planning and design of scalable livestock harvest facilities to be expended by the Department of Agriculture. Effective 8/1/2151. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). EVANS, CREAGAN, NAKASHIMA AEN, WAM  SB1257
HB1401 HD1 SD1 CD1
Voting by Mail; Pilot Program; Voter Service Center; Places of Deposit ($)
RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Requires a pilot program for the 2020 primary and general elections in any county with a population of less than 100,000 to be conducted by mail. Establishes a voter service center to provide certain election services. Allows for additional places of deposit for personal delivery of mail-in ballots. Requires the Office of Elections to submit reports to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. (HB1401 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2018- Act 182, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1291). NISHIMOTO JDL/WAM
HB1402 HD2 SD2
Shared Leave Program; State and County Employees; Designation of Beneficiary Form
RELATING TO EMPLOYEES.
Requires each state government branch to establish a shared leave program for state employees. Allows the chief executive of a county to establish a shared leave program for county employees. Precludes a state government branch from prohibiting leave sharing between different departments or bargaining units because of administrative infeasibility. Clarifies that an employee's designation of beneficiary statement may be filed with the department where the employee is employed and eliminates the requirement that it be a verified written statement. Takes effect 1/7/2059. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). NISHIMOTO, BELATTI, JOHANSON, LUKE, SAIKI, SOUKI LAB, JUD, FIN
HB1410 HD2 SD2
Emergency Medical Services; Emergency Medical Services Special Fund; Community Paramedic Services; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.
Repeals the Emergency Medical Services Special Fund and appropriates an equal amount of general funds to the Department of Health for emergency medical services. Appropriates funds for community paramedic services. Effective 7/1/2090. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). LUKE HHS, FIN
HB1435 HD2 SD1
Hawaii Hurricane Relief Fund; Comprehensive Loss Reduction Plan; Building Code Hurricane Standards
RELATING TO THE HAWAII HURRICANE RELIEF FUND COMPREHENSIVE LOSS REDUCTION PLAN.
Clarifies that the comprehensive loss reduction plan of the HHRF shall include implementing building code requirements for hurricane standards in accordance with state building code and design standards. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). ITO, AQUINO, BROWER, HASHEM, MCDERMOTT, TAKAYAMA, San Buenaventura WAL, CPC, FIN  SB1154
HB1469 HD1 SD2 CD1
Public Lands; Redevelopment Districts; Revolving Fund; Waiakea Peninsula ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
Establishes procedures for designating public land redevelopment districts, planning committees, district redevelopment plans, and designated redevelopment district revolving funds. Establishes powers and duties of planning committees. Modifies public land lease restrictions. Establishes the Waiakea Peninsula Redevelopment District, Planning Committee, and Revolving Fund until June 30, 2027. Appropriates funds. (HB1469 CD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). ONISHI, CACHOLA, CHOY, CREAGAN, CULLEN, ICHIYAMA, ITO, KONG, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, TODD, TOKIOKA, YAMASHITA ETT/WTL, WAM  SB1185
HB1471 HD3 SD2
Taxation; Transient Accommodations Brokers; Tax Collection Agents; General Excise Tax; Transient Accommodations Tax
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Allows transient accommodations brokers to register as a tax collection agent on behalf of all of its operators and plan managers. Requires registered transient accommodations broker tax collection agent's operators and plan managers to obtain a GET license and TAT registration. Requires registered transient accommodations broker tax collection agents to file periodic and annual GET and TAT returns. Requires that each periodic return be accompanied by an electronic cover sheet containing required information. Requires all registered transient accommodations broker tax collection agents to inquire with their operators and plan managers whether the transient accommodation is in compliance with all pertinent state and county land use and tax laws. Requires the operator or plan manager to provide verification of and a statement confirming compliance with state and county land use laws in the form of a written certification, verification, or permit, as applicable, issued by the appropriate county agency. Allocates an unspecified per cent of GET and TAT taxes to the counties contingent upon establishment of a process to provide verification of compliance by an operator or plan manager with county land use laws. Applies to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017. Effective date 5/22/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). ONISHI, EVANS, SAY, TODD, TOKIOKA, YAMASHITA, Brower, Creagan, DeCoite, Nakashima ETT/PSM, CPH/WAM
HB1474 HD1 SD1
2020 State Agricultural and Rural Leaders Legislative Agriculture Chairs Summit; DOA; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Makes an appropriation for the Department of Agriculture to host the 2020 state agriculture and rural leaders legislative agriculture chairs summit. Effective 7/1/2018. (SD1)
(H) 4/24/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 831). CREAGAN, ING, THIELEN, DeCoite WAM
HB1478 HD1 SD1
Unmanned Aerial Systems; Development, Testing, and Evaluation; Appropriation ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEM TECHNOLOGIES.
Appropriates funds to advocate, promote, develop, test, and evaluate unmanned aerial system technologies. Effective 7/1/2030. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). NAKASHIMA, EVANS, HOLT, ONISHI, TAKUMI, YAMASHITA ETT/HRE, WAM
HB1479 HD2 SD2
Hilo Community Economic District; HCDA
RELATING TO THE HILO COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DISTRICT.
Establishes the Hilo Community Economic District as a community development district located in East Hawaii under the Hawaii Community Development Authority. Establishes the Hilo Community Economic Revolving Fund. Repeals on the earliest of 6/30/2037, inclusion of lands within the District within a redevelopment area, or establishment of a special improvement district that encompasses the lands within the District. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). NAKASHIMA, TODD ETT/WTL, WAM  SB1292
HB1489 HD1 SD2 CD1
Education; Civil Rights; Discrimination; Sex; Sexual Orientation; Gender Identity; Gender Expression; Study
RELATING TO CIVIL RIGHTS.
Prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, including gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation, in any state educational program or activity, or in any educational program or activity that receives state financial assistance. Requires the Legislative Reference Bureau to study how other jurisdictions oversee Title IX enforcement. Effective 1/1/2020, except study effective 7/1/2018. (HB1489 CD1)
(S) 7/6/2018- Act 110, 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1211). BELATTI, EVANS, ICHIYAMA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, NAKAMURA, NAKASHIMA, SAN BUENAVENTURA, DeCoite LAB, JUD, FIN  SB1265
HB1499 HD1 SD2
Condominiums; Condominium Associations; Owners; Cure of Default; Disputed Charges; Common Expense Assessments; Mediation; Arbitration; Condominium Education Trust Fund
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATIONS.
Parts I through IV: clarifies the process, including payment obligations, mediation requirements, and triggers for further default, where a condominium unit owner and association reach a payment plan to resolve a nonjudicial foreclosure; establishes procedures that provide condominium owners with the right to submit disputed legal fees, penalties or fines, late fees, lien filing fees, or other charges, except for common expense assessments, to the mediation process prior to payment; and makes conforming amendments. Part V: expands the scope of the condominium education trust fund to cover voluntary binding arbitration between interested parties; amends the conditions that mandate mediation and exceptions to mandatory mediation. Takes effect 1/7/2059. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). ICHIYAMA, MCKELVEY, OHNO CPH, JDL/WAM
HB1508 HD2 SD2 CD1
Green Energy Market Securitization; Energy Efficiency; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
Creates a revolving line of credit sub-fund within the Hawaii green infrastructure special fund for a state agency to finance cost-effective energy-efficiency measures. (HB1508 CD1)
(H) 7/10/2018- Act 121, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1222). CULLEN TRE, WAM
HB1518 HD1 SD2
Public Records; Uniform Information Practices Act; Circuit Courts; Vexatious Records Requesters
RELATING TO PUBLIC RECORDS.
Provides that an agency may seek a declaratory judgment in circuit court that a requester is a vexatious records requester if the agency demonstrates that the person has established a clear pattern of conduct that amounts to an abuse of a process established by the Uniform Information Practices Act. Effective 7/1/2050. Repeals on 6/30/2020. (SD2)
(S) 4/25/2018- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 667). SAIKI GVO, JDL
HB1520 HD2 SD1 CD1
Short-term, Limited-duration Health Insurance; Insurers; Renewal or Reenrollment; Prohibition
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Prohibits an insurer from renewing or re-enrolling an individual in a short-term, limited-duration health insurance policy or contract if the individual was eligible to purchase health insurance through the federal health insurance marketplace during an open enrollment period or special enrollment period in the previous calendar year. Specifies that short-term, limited-duration health insurance shall be subject to the same provisions of the insurance code currently applicable to limited benefit health insurance. (HB1520 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2018- Act 192, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1301). MCKELVEY CPH
HB1536 HD2 SD1
Irrigation; Water; BOA; Public Utility
RELATING TO IRRIGATION.
Clarifies that the BOA has the power to acquire property by eminent domain for the construction and maintenance of water facilities that convey, distribute, and transmit water for agricultural uses, but not for domestic use. Amends the definition of "public utility" to exclude entities that convey, transmit, and distribute nonpotable water. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). SOUKI, YAMANE WAL, CPC, FIN  SB1275
HB1559 HD1 SD1
Sea Salt Products; Color Additives; Food and Drug Administration Guidance; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO FOOD SAFETY.
Appropriates funds to DBEDT in each of fiscal years 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 to provide guidance and support regarding the FDA's industry guidance on the use of color additives, as applied to sea salt products cultivated or produced in Hawaii. Effective 7/1/2038. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). HASHEM, BROWER, CREAGAN, GATES, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, NAKASHIMA, TAKAYAMA, TODD, WARD, YAMASHITA, DeCoite EDB, HHS, FIN  SB1221
HB1577 HD1 SD2 CD1
Compost Reimbursement Pilot Program; Compost Reimbursement Pilot Program Manager; Report; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO COMPOSTING.
Requires the Department of Agriculture to establish a 3-year compost reimbursement pilot program to provide reimbursements to farmers and ranchers when purchasing compost from a certified processor, dealer, retailer, or wholesaler licensed to do business in the State. Establishes a temporary compost reimbursement pilot program manager position. Requires the Department to submit a report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. (HB1577 CD1)
(S) 7/5/2018- Act 089, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1190). C. LEE, BROWER, CREAGAN, EVANS, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, LOWEN, QUINLAN, THIELEN EDU/AEN, WAM
HB1580 HD2 SD2
Department of Transportation; Renewable Energy; Working Group
RELATING TO ENERGY.
Establishes a clean ground transportation benchmark framework to maximize consumer fuel savings, including a near term 2025 target encouraging electric vehicle infrastructure buildout supporting Hawaii's goal for the reduction and ultimate elimination of the use of imported fuels for ground transportation by 2045. Directs the department of transportation to collaborate with the state energy office to develop recommendations to achieve those benchmarks. Amends the definition of electric vehicle to include fuel cell electric vehicles. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). C. LEE, AQUINO, CULLEN, FUKUMOTO, GATES, LOWEN, QUINLAN, TODD, Hashem EEP, TRN, FIN
HB1584 HD2 SD2
Important Agricultural Lands; Counties; Land Use Commission; Appropriations; Tax Credit ($)
RELATING TO IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
Requires the counties to make recommendations for important agricultural lands by 6/30/2019 or forfeit that right to the Land Use Commission. Extends the period to claim important agricultural land qualified agricultural cost tax credits by 10 years and limits cumulative tax credit to $1,000,000 per tax payer. Appropriates unspecified funds for identification and mapping of important agricultural lands. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). YAMASHITA, CREAGAN, CULLEN, DECOITE, EVANS, ICHIYAMA, ING, C. LEE, LOWEN, LUKE, OSHIRO, SAY, TAKAYAMA, YAMANE WTL/AEN, WAM
HB1585 HD1 SD3
UH; Mauna Kea; Audit; Management Actions; Environmental Impact Statement; Master Lease; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Requires the Auditor to conduct a financial, performance, and management audit of the University of Hawaii's activities related to Mauna Kea. Requires the University of Hawaii Board of Regents to adopt rules to regulate public and commercial activities on Mauna Kea lands. Requires the University of Hawaii Office of Maunakea Management to complete the management actions established by the various comprehensive management plans, complete an environmental impact statement for land authorizations regarding long-term continuation of astronomy within the Mauna Kea science reserve area, and secure a new master lease regarding Mauna Kea. Prohibits all new construction at Mauna Kea until the requirements of this measure are met. Takes effect on 12/31/2033. (SD3)
(H) 4/20/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 804). YAMASHITA HRE, WAM
HB1593 HD1 SD2
Green Infrastructure Authority; PUC; Loan Program; Clean Energy Savings; Energy Storage System Rebate Pilot Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE.
Establishes the Clean Energy Savings Jump Start Program and Clean Energy Savings Jump Start Fund. Establishes the Energy Storage System Rebate Program as a three-year pilot program and requires the Green Infrastructure Authority to submit annual reports to the legislature on the program's progress and activities. Deletes the Public Utilities Commission's approval authority relative to the Green Infrastructure Loan Program. Appropriates funds. Effective 1/28/2081. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). WOODSON, BELATTI, BROWER, C. LEE, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, SAN BUENAVENTURA TRE/CPH, WAM
HB1594 HD1 SD1
University of Hawaii; Promise Program; Scholarships; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PROMISE PROGRAM.
Establishes the University of Hawaii Promise Program to provide scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of qualified students enrolled at any campus of the University of Hawaii system or any community college campus. Appropriates funds to establish and implement the program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). WOODSON, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CHOY, CREAGAN, CULLEN, DECOITE, EVANS, FUKUMOTO, GATES, HAR, HASHEM, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, ING, ITO, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, KOBAYASHI, KONG, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, LUKE, MCDERMOTT, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, ONISHI, OSHIRO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, SAY, SOUKI, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, THIELEN, TODD, TOKIOKA, TUPOLA, WARD, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Matsumoto, San Buenaventura HRE, WAM  SB1162
HB1602 HD2 SD1 CD1
Opioid; Warning Label
RELATING TO OPIOIDS.
Requires the inclusion of a label warning of the risks of addiction and death on the packaging of any opioid drug dispensed by a health care professional or pharmacist. (HB1602 CD1)
(S) 7/11/2018- Act 151, 07/09/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1260). THIELEN, C. LEE, LUKE, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, TAKUMI CPH
HB1604 SD1 CD1
State Bonds; State Budget; CIP
RELATING TO STATE BONDS.
Authorizes issuance of general obligation bonds. Makes findings required by Article VII, Section 13, of the State Constitution to declare that the issuance of authorized bonds will not cause the debt limit to be exceeded. Amends the titles and descriptions of certain capital improvement projects of executive branch agencies and programs that are established in the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2018. (CD1)
(S) 6/25/2018- Act 054, 06/22/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1154). LUKE, CULLEN WAM
HB1605 HD1 SD1
General Excise Tax; Repeal of Obsolete or Unnecessary Provisions
RELATING TO AMENDING OR REPEALING HAWAII GENERAL EXCISE TAX LAWS FOR THE PURPOSE OF DELETING OBSOLETE OR UNNECESSARY PROVISIONS.
Removes unnecessary or redundant provisions of the general excise tax laws. (SD1)
(H) 7/11/2018- Act 166, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1275). LUKE, CULLEN WAM
HB1614 HD1 SD1 CD1
Automatic Restraining Orders; Annulment; Divorce; Separation
RELATING TO AUTOMATIC RESTRAINING ORDERS.
Automatically imposes a restraining order upon parties filing for annulment, divorce, or separation to preserve the financial assets of the parties and their dependents and maintain the current island of residence and school of enrollment of a minor child of the parties. (HB1614 CD1)
(S) 7/12/2018- Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 213, 07/10/2018, (Gov. Msg. No. 1322). SAN BUENAVENTURA, EVANS, LOWEN, LUKE, MORIKAWA JDC  SB2344
HB1620 HD2 SD1
Vehicle Repair Practices Task Force; Motor Vehicle Insurance; Repair; Original Equipment Manufacturer Parts; Aftermarket Parts
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIRS.
Requires insurers to provide a choice to the insured consumer of authorizing a repair provider to utilize a like kind and quality crash part or the original equipment manufacturer crash part. Specifies that an insured consumer who chooses the use of an original equipment manufacturer crash part that would affect the insured consumer's crash avoidance or safety systems shall not be required to pay the additional cost for repairs using that original equipment manufacturer crash part. Specifies that an insured consumer who chooses the use of an original equipment manufacturer crash part that would not affect the insured consumer's crash avoidance or safety systems shall pay the additional cost of the original equipment manufacturer crash part that is in excess of the equivalent like kind and quality crash part, unless original equipment manufacturer crash parts are required by the vehicle manufacturer's warranty or the use of a like kind and quality crash part would void an existing manufacturer's warranty or the insured consumer's vehicle lease agreement. Effective 7/1/2050. Sunsets 7/1/2023. (SD1)
(S) 4/16/2018- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609). TAKUMI, ICHIYAMA CPH  SB2243
HB1621 HD1 SD1 CD1
Merchandise; Returns; Unfair or Deceptive Trade Acts or Practices; Repair; Replacement; Refund; High Turnover Restaurants; Franchisees; Franchisors; Advertising Campaigns; Non-participation
RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION.
Part I: Prohibits a merchant from charging a purchaser any fee, including a processing fee or an administrative fee, to repair, replace, or refund damaged or defective goods. Part II: Requires high turnover restaurant franchisees to disclose their non-participation in national advertising campaigns of the franchise in which discounts or promotions are offered. Prohibits the high turnover restaurant franchisor from limiting or restricting the disclosures. Part II sunsets on 7/1/2023. (HB1621 CD1)
(S) 7/10/2018- Vetoed on 07-10-18 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1252). TAKUMI, ICHIYAMA CPH  SB2057
HB1624 HD1 SD1
Insurance; Producer Licensing; Producer Licensing Model Act
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Delays the implementation of the producer licensing requirements amended by Act 152, Session Laws of Hawaii 2017, until January 1, 2020. (SD1)
(S) 5/1/2018- Act 008, 05/01/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1108). TAKUMI, ICHIYAMA CPH, WAM
HB1626 HD1 SD1
Sunset Memorial Park; Volunteers; Limited Liability; Repairs; Maintenance; Cemetery; Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
RELATING TO CEMETERIES.
Limits liability for volunteers maintaining or repairing cemetery grounds. Requires the director of commerce and consumer affairs, in consultation with the comptroller, to develop strategies for the upkeep, repair, and maintenance of Sunset Memorial Park in Pearl City, Oahu. Requires report to legislature. (SD1)
(H) 7/11/2018- Act 193, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1302). TAKUMI, KONG, TAKAYAMA, YAMANE CPC, JUD, FIN  SB2082
HB1627 HD1 SD2
Employment; Individuals with Disabilities; Minimum Wage; DLIR
RELATING TO THE MINIMUM WAGE.
Repeals the exemption of persons with disabilities from minimum wage requirements. Requires the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to submit annual reports to the legislature. Effective 1/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 4/27/2018- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 3:00 pm in conference room 329. TAKUMI LBR, WAM  SB2362
HB1646 HD1 SD1 CD1
United States Senator; Members-elect; Vacancies; Governor
RELATING TO MEMBERS OF CONGRESS.
Provides that when a candidate other than the incumbent is elected to the office of United States Senator, and the incumbent vacates the office prior to the expiration of the incumbent's term, the Governor must temporarily appoint the member-elect to immediately fill the vacancy for the unexpired term. (HB1646 CD1)
(S) 7/12/2018- Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 214, 07/10/2018, (Gov. Msg. No. 1323). NISHIMOTO, KOBAYASHI JDC, WAM
HB1647 HD2 SD1
Public Assistance; DHS; Employer; Employee; Report
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Requires the Department of Human Services to compile information regarding employers with employees who receive public assistance. Requires the Department of Human Services to submit an annual report to the Legislature on the 50 employers with the highest number of employees receiving public assistance. Requires the Department of Land and Industrial Relations to share employment data. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/26/2018- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-27-18 1:45PM in conference room 329. NISHIMOTO HMS/LBR, WAM
HB1650 HD2 SD1 CD1
Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Disclosure; Working Group; Reports
RELATING TO CHILD SAFETY.
Authorizes the Department of Human Services to disclose certain information regarding confirmed cases of child abuse or neglect. Establishes a working group to improve safety in child care settings. Requires the working group to report to the Legislature prior to the Regular Sessions of 2019 and 2020. (HB1650 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2018- Act 176, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1285). NISHIMOTO HHS, JUD, FIN  SB2097
HB1652 SD2 CD1
Repeal of Non-General Funds; DOTAX; Transfer of Balances
RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS.
Abolishes various non-general funds and accounts of the Department of Taxation and transfers the unencumbered balances to the general fund. (HB1652 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2018- Act 164, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1273). LUKE, CULLEN WAM
HB1655 SD1
General Excise Tax; Use Tax; Tangible Personal Property; Marketplace Facilitator; Referrer
RELATING TO TAX ON SALES OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY.
Clarifies that a person or company who meets the qualifications of being a marketplace facilitator is the seller of tangible personal property for general excise tax and use tax purposes. Defines "marketplace facilitator" and "referrer". Establishes reporting requirements and penalties for marketplace facilitators and referrers. (SD1)
(H) 4/20/2018- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-25-18 2:00PM in conference room 309. LUKE WAM
HB1667 HD1 SD1
Judiciary Package; Probation; Drug Paraphernalia; Housekeeping Amendment
RELATING TO PROBATION.
Makes a housekeeping amendment to clarify that eligibility for probation does not apply to certain drug paraphernalia violations that have been decriminalized. (SD1)
(S) 7/5/2018- Act 102, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1203). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC  SB2148
HB1669 HD1 SD2
Concessions; Public Property; Bids; Proposals
RELATING TO CONCESSIONS ON PUBLIC PROPERTY.
Allows proposals to be submitted for concessions on public property. Establishes criteria for acceptance and awarding of proposals for concessions on public property. Specifies advertising requirements for bids or proposals and allows for online advertising. Requires that concession contracts be awarded by a procurement officer based on the rankings of a committee of a minimum of three individuals designated by the procurement officer to review and evaluate proposals from offerors. Requires that all persons involved in the review, evaluation, or awarding of concession contracts adhere to all requirements of ethical public procurement under section 103D101, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Takes effect on 7/1/2030. (SD2)
(S) 4/26/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 681). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB/WAL, CPC, FIN  SB2147
HB1716 HD1 SD1 CD1
Youth Commission; Office of Youth Services; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO A YOUTH COMMISSION.
Establishes a youth commission within the Office of Youth Services to advise the Governor and Legislature on the effects of legislative policies, needs, assessments, priorities, programs, and budgets relating to youth. Appropriates funds. (HB1716 CD1)
(S) 7/6/2018- Act 106, 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1207). ING, BROWER, GATES, KEOHOKALOLE, LOWEN, TAKUMI HMS, WAM  SB2089
HB1718 HD1 SD1
Child Care Costs; Income Tax Credit
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Provides a nonrefundable tax credit of up to $3,000 per eligible child per taxable year for eligible taxpayers for child care costs for children up to four years of age. Effective 7/1/3000. (SD1)
(H) 4/25/2018- Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-26-18 10:30AM in conference room 325. ING, GATES, LOWEN, MIZUNO, WOODSON HMS, WAM
HB1726 SD1
Collective Bargaining; Cost Items; Benefits; Collective Bargaining Unit (14); Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Appropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for public employees in collective bargaining unit (14) and for their excluded counterparts. (SD1)
(H) 4/20/2018- Received from Governor re: Arbitration Award (Gov. Msg. No. 13). JOHANSON, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, YAMASHITA LBR, WAM  SB2361
HB1727 HD1 SD1
Employment; Paid Sick Leave; Minimum Wage Workers
RELATING TO LABOR.
Requires employers to provide a minimum amount of paid sick leave to employees to be used to care for themselves or a family member who is ill or needs medical care, or due to a public health emergency. Gives employers flexibility to offer paid sick leave to minimum wage and other employees or to pay minimum wage employees a salary that is more than the minimum wage. Takes effect on 1/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 4/27/2018- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 3:00 pm in conference room 329. JOHANSON, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, Yamashita LBR, WAM  SB2359
HB1767 HD2 SD2
Waipio Valley; Mauna Kea; Roadway; Four-wheel Drive Vehicles; Motor Vehicle Weight Tax; Exemption for Lifts and Ramps
RELATED TO MOTOR VEHICLES.
Prohibits any vehicle, except a low-range, four-wheel drive vehicle, from being driven through or in Waipio Valley or the Mauna Kea Science Reserve, except under certain circumstances. Excludes the weight of disability access modifications from the determination of net weight for non-commercial vehicles for purposes of levying the state and county motor vehicle weight tax. Effective date of 1/1/2100. (SD2)
(H) 4/23/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 827). NAKASHIMA TRE/HRE, WAM
HB1768 HD2 SD2 CD1
Information Practices; Legislative Employees; Salary Ranges
RELATING TO INFORMATION PRACTICES.
Permits public inspection and duplication of salary ranges, for legislative employees in incremental amounts of $15,000, rather than exact compensation amounts. Defines "legislative employees." (HB1768 CD1)
(S) 5/3/2018- Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705). SAIKI, BELATTI, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, Kobayashi LBR, JDC  SB2870
HB1770 HD1 SD1 CD1
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Appropriation; Career Criminal Prosecution Unit ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU.
Appropriates funds to the Department of the Prosecuting Attorney of the City and County of Honolulu for the career criminal prosecution unit. (HB1770 CD1)
(S) 6/13/2018- Act 033, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1133). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC, WAM  SB2173
HB1773 HD1 SD1
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Criminal Procedure; Search Warrants; Oral Statements; Electronic Communications
RELATING TO SEARCH WARRANTS.
Authorizes a judge or magistrate to approve a search warrant based on sworn oral statements or electronic communications. Effective 7/1/2035. (SD1)
(H) 4/23/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 827). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC  SB2176
HB1774 HD1 SD2
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; AG; Crime Victims; Restitution; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO COLLECTION OF RESTITUTION FOR CRIME VICTIMS.
Establishes standards and procedures for withholding income to pay restitution orders. Appropriates funds to the Department of the Attorney General for enhancing restitution collection. Effective 7/1/2035. (SD2)
(H) 4/20/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 804). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC, WAM  SB2177
HB1778 HD1 SD1 CD1
State Fire Council Package; Cancer; Workers' Compensation Medical Benefits; Firefighters
RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION MEDICAL BENEFITS.
Improves access for firefighters to comprehensive medical benefits under the Workers' Compensation Law upon diagnosis of cancer that is presumed to arise out of and in the course of employment. Requires private health care plans to pay for or provide medical care, services, and supplies to injured employees for controverted workers' compensation claims that are accepted or determined to be compensable. (HB1778 CD1)
(S) 7/6/2018- Act 107, 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1208). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LBR/CPH, WAM  SB2181
HB1802 HD1 SD1 CD1
Cesspools; Income Tax Credit
RELATING TO CESSPOOLS.
Amends the cesspool upgrade, conversion, or connection income tax credit pilot program by repealing the provision that restricts DOH from certifying more than two residential large capacity cesspools as qualified cesspools. (HB1802 CD1)
(H) 7/10/2018- Act 133, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1234). LOWEN, BELATTI, BROWER, CULLEN, ING, KEOHOKALOLE, KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LUKE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, TODD, WOODSON, YAMANE EEP, HHS, FIN
HB1812 HD3 SD2
Health Care Surrogate; Medicaid Authorized Representative Application
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Authorizes a health care surrogate to act as a medicaid authorized representative to assist a patient with a medicaid application and eligibility process and in communications with the Department of Human Services. Specifies the duties and obligations of the surrogate. (SD2)
(H) 7/10/2018- Act 125, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1226). MIZUNO HMS, JDC
HB1830 HD2 SD2
UH; University of Hawaii Green Special Fund; Expenditures; Notice
RELATING TO ENERGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Allows the deposit of moneys appropriated by the Legislature into the University of Hawaii Green Special Fund. Requires notice to the Legislature for any expenditure from the fund. Effective 1/1/2100. (SD2)
(H) 4/27/2018- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 5:01PM in Conference Room 225. MCKELVEY, CREAGAN, EVANS, C. LEE, LOWEN TRE/HRE, WAM
HB1849 HD2 SD1
Police Officers; Disciplinary Action; Public Records; Disclosure
RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
Requires police departments to disclose to the Legislature the identity of an officer upon the officer's suspension or discharge. Allows disclosure under the Uniform Information Practices Act of employment misconduct information that results in a county police officer's suspension. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 4/26/2018- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-18 4:00 pm in conference room 329. NISHIMOTO PSM/LBR, JDC
HB1850 HD1 SD1 CD1
Penal Code; Promoting Pornography for Minors
RELATING TO PORNOGRAPHY.
Clarifies that the offense of promoting pornography for minors does not apply to a legal guardian of a minor. Deletes the exemption for other persons in loco parentis to a minor. (HB1850 CD1)
(S) 7/5/2018- Act 096, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1197). NISHIMOTO JDC
HB1852 HD1 SD1 CD1
Penal Code; Obscenity; Pornography; Definition
RELATING TO PORNOGRAPHY.
Clarifies that the prurient interest referenced in the definition of "pornographic for minors" does not relate specifically to the minor. (HB1852 CD1)
(S) 7/5/2018- Act 095, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1196). NISHIMOTO JDC
HB1864 HD2 SD1
Solar Water Heaters; Energy Conservation; DBEDT
RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES.
Amends the criteria for granting a variance. Takes effect on 1/1/2100. (SD1)
(H) 4/27/2018- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 5:00PM in Conference Room 225. EVANS, LOWEN TRE
HB1869 HD1 SD1
Landlord-tenant Code; Holdover Seller; Exemption
RELATING TO THE LANDLORD TENANT CODE.
Provides a specific exemption to the landlord-tenant code for a seller who occupies the residential real property after the transfer of the seller's ownership rights. Takes effect 11/1/2018. (SD1)
(H) 7/11/2018- Act 194, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1303). TAKUMI, ICHIYAMA CPH  SB2640
HB1873 HD1 SD1 CD1
Condominiums; Associations; Unit Owners; Cure of Default; Disputed Charges; Common Expense Assessments
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
Clarifies the process, including payment obligations, mediation requirements, and triggers for further default, where a condominium unit owner and association reach a payment plan to resolve a nonjudicial foreclosure. Establishes procedures that provide condominium owners with the right to submit disputed legal fees, penalties or fines, late fees, lien filing fees, or other charges, except for common expense assessments, to the mediation process prior to payment. Sunsets on 6/30/2020. (HB1873 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2018- Act 195, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1304). TAKUMI, ICHIYAMA CPH  SB2054
HB1874 HD1 SD2 CD1
Condominiums; Associations; Unit Owners; Mediation; Arbitration; Condominium Education Trust Fund
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
Expands the scope of the Condominium Education Trust Fund to cover voluntary binding arbitration between interested parties. Amends the conditions that mandate mediation and exceptions to mandatory mediation. Makes conforming amendments. (HB1874 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2018- Act 196, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1305). TAKUMI, ICHIYAMA CPH, WAM  SB2060
HB1876 HD1 SD1 CD1
Motor Vehicle Insurance; Insurers; Licensed Producers; Offices
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE.
Allows a motor vehicle insurer to satisfy the requirement that an insurer provide a complete sales and claims office in the State through the establishment and maintenance of an office by the insurer's licensed producer in every county the insurer does business. (HB1876 CD1)
(S) 7/12/2018- Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 216, 07/10/2018, (Gov. Msg. No. 1325). TAKUMI, ICHIYAMA CPH  SB2652
HB1880 HD3 SD2
Electrical Contractors; Licensing; Exemptions; High Voltage
RELATING TO ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS.
Extends the sunset date of Act 65, SLH 2013, which provides a limited exemption to the licensing requirements for certain individuals in situations when a public utility must retain qualified individuals to work with high voltage (six hundred volts or higher) who are not licensed in the State but are otherwise deemed qualified by the public utility. Requires the board of electricians and plumbers to submit reports to the legislature regarding high voltage electrical contractors. (SD2)
(H) 4/24/2018- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-25-18 9:30AM in conference room 329. TAKUMI, ICHIYAMA LBR, CPH
HB1882 HD1 SD2
DOE; Public Schools; Access to Technology; Laptop Computers and Tablets; After-school Programs; Native Hawaiian Students; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Appropriates moneys for laptop computers or tablets to be used by teachers and students for digital teaching and learning. Appropriates moneys for after-school programs at Kalanianaole Elementary and Intermediate School, Kapaa Middle School, Konawaena Middle School, and Waimea Canyon Middle School. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 4/26/2018- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 1:00PM in conference room 312. WOODSON, BROWER, CREAGAN, EVANS, GATES, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, KONG, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, ONISHI, QUINLAN, TAKUMI, TODD, YAMASHITA, Learmont EDU, WAM
HB1883 HD2 SD2
Agricultural Theft and Vandalism Pilot Project; Agribusiness Development Corporation; Papaya; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Establishes a two-year Agricultural Theft and Vandalism Pilot Project to examine the effectiveness of prosecuting agricultural theft and agricultural vandalism in the County of Hawaii. Appropriates funds. Appropriates moneys to the Agribusiness Development Corporation to identify factors that affect the quality of local papaya and to develop and establish protocols to enhance the marketability of Hawaiian papayas. (SD2)
(S) 4/26/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 681). CREAGAN, BROWER, EVANS, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, C. LEE, MCKELVEY, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, QUINLAN, SAY, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, Gates, Ing, Learmont, LoPresti, Morikawa, San Buenaventura AEN, JDC/WAM  SB2111
HB1895 HD1 SD1 CD1
DOH; Dialysis Centers; Certification; Health Care Facilities; Appropriation; AG; Electronic Smoking Device Retailer Registration Unit; Tobacco Products; Electronic Smoking Devices; Registration; Displays; Minors; Forfeiture; Delivery Sales ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Establishes positions and appropriates funds to assist in the review, certification, and recertification of dialysis centers and other health care facilities under the purview of the Department of Health. Establishes the Electronic Smoking Device Retailer Registration Unit within the Department of the Attorney General. Requires retailers of electronic smoking devices to register with the unit. Declares that sales of cigarettes, tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices are a statewide concern. Restricts locations where retailers may display cigarettes and tobacco products. Requires that retailers of tobacco products and electronic smoking devices check the identification of tobacco or electronic smoking device purchasers. Makes it unlawful for a person under the age of 21 to possess any tobacco product or electronic smoking device. Establishes procedures for the forfeiture and destruction of tobacco products and electronic smoking devices under certain circumstances. Extends restrictions on the sale of electronic smoking devices to delivery sales of electronic smoking devices. Effective 7/1/2018. (CD1)
(S) 7/11/2018- Act 206, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1315). MIZUNO, CACHOLA, KOBAYASHI, NISHIMOTO, San Buenaventura, Yamashita CPH, WAM
HB1900 HD1 SD2 CD1
State budget. ($)
RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET.
To adjust and request appropriations for Fiscal Biennium 2017-19 funding requirements for operations and capital improvement projects of Executive Branch agencies and programs.
(S) 6/25/2018- Act 053, 06/22/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1153). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAM
HB1906 HD2 SD2 CD1
Health Care Worker; Intentionally or Knowingly Causing Bodily Injury; Felony Assault in the Second Degree
RELATING TO HEALTH CARE WORKERS.
Makes intentionally or knowingly causing bodily injury to certain health care workers a Class C felony. (HB1906 CD1)
(H) 7/10/2018- Act 147, on 07/06/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1248). MIZUNO, CACHOLA, NISHIMOTO, Evans, Kobayashi CPH, JDC  SB2491
HB1911 HD2 SD1 CD1
Care Facilities; Uncertified; Unlicensed; Enforcement; Community-based Care Home; Adult Care Center; Criminal Penalty
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Authorizes the Department of Health to investigate care facilities reported to be operating without an appropriate certificate or license issued by the Department. Establishes penalties for violations and for knowingly referring or transferring patients to uncertified or unlicensed care facilities, with certain exceptions. Excludes landlords from licensure, under certain conditions. (HB1911 CD1)
(H) 7/10/2018- Act 148, on 07/06/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1249). MIZUNO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, CULLEN, KEOHOKALOLE, LUKE, MCKELVEY, OHNO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, Hashem, Takayama CPH, WAM
HB1916 HD2 SD2 CD1
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias; State Plan Updates; Executive Office on Aging ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Requires the Executive Office on Aging to biennially update the state plan on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, include an implementation work plan for each goal in the state plan, and include information on progress made toward the goals of the state plan on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias in its annual report to the legislature. (HB1916 CD1)
(H) 7/10/2018- Act 146, on 07/06/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1247). TAKAYAMA, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, GATES, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KONG, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, SAY, SOUKI, THIELEN, TOKIOKA, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, Ito CPH, WAM  SB2591
HB1926 HD1 SD1
Department of Human Services; Integrated and Multigenerational Approach; Reduction of Intergenerational Poverty
RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
Requires the Department of Human Services to use an integrated and multigenerational approach to delivering human services to reduce the incidence of intergenerational poverty and dependence on public benefits. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/27/2018- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 5:00 PM in Conference Room 325. MIZUNO HMS, WAM
HB1932 HD1 SD2 CD1
Emergency Rules; Administrative Procedures Act; Superseding Law
RELATING TO EMERGENCY RULES BY AGENCIES.
Authorizes agencies to adopt emergency rules to account for changes in controlling and superseding federal statutes or state or federal case law, subject to public hearing and at least 30 days notice. Provides for expiration no later than adjournment sine die of the next regular legislative session following adoption. (HB1932 CD1)
(S) 6/29/2018- Act 056, 06/27/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1157). JOHANSON GVO, JDC  SB2371
HB1934 HD1 SD2
Environmental Protection; Injection Wells; Prohibition
RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
Prohibits the director of health from issuing permits for the construction of sewage wastewater injection wells unless alternative wastewater disposal options are not available, feasible, or practical. (SD2)
(H) 7/10/2018- Act 131, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1232). QUINLAN, GATES, HOLT, JOHANSON, C. LEE, SAIKI, TODD, Nakamura AEN, CPH
HB1936 HD1 SD1
Environmental Courts; Original Jurisdiction; Parking Violations; Administrative Rules
RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL COURTS.
Provides that the environmental courts shall not have exclusive, original jurisdiction over any proceedings relating to parking violations under certain administrative rules and laws. (SD1)
(H) 7/10/2018- Act 119, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1220). QUINLAN, GATES, HOLT, JOHANSON, LOPRESTI, NISHIMOTO, TODD JDC, WAM  SB2447
HB1938 HD1 SD2 CD1
School Bus; Passing; Overtaking; State Highways; Penalty
RELATING TO SCHOOL BUSES.
Increases the fine to not more than $1,000 for passing or overtaking a school bus on a state highway while the bus is stopped and its visual signals are turned on. Effective upon approval. (HB1938 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2018- Act 172, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1281). QUINLAN, AQUINO, EVANS, GATES, NAKAMURA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, TODD, YAMASHITA, Morikawa, San Buenaventura TRN, JUD, FIN  SB2450
HB1941 HD1 SD1
DOE; Education; Multilingualism; World Languages; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Establishes one full-time equivalent (1.00 FTE) world languages institutional support position within the Department of Education. Appropriates moneys for the position. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/19/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 801). WOODSON, AQUINO, BELATTI, CACHOLA, CULLEN, DECOITE, HOLT, LOPRESTI, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, YAMANE, San Buenaventura EDU, WAM  SB2510
HB1943 HD1 SD1
Office of Language Access; Program Specialist Positions; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO LANGUAGE ACCESS.
Appropriates funds for the establishment of two full-time equivalent (2.00 FTE) permanent program specialist positions within the office of language access to assist state agencies and state-funded agencies in implementing the requirements of Hawaii's language access law. Effective 7/1/3000. (SD1)
(S) 4/16/2018- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609). AQUINO, BELATTI, CACHOLA, CULLEN, DECOITE, HOLT, LOPRESTI, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, YAMANE, San Buenaventura CPH, WAM  SB2511
HB1958 HD1 SD1 CD1
HTDC; Small Business Research Grants; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
Authorizes the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation to issue grants to phase III federal grant awardees of up to 50 percent of the amount of the award or contract funded by the private sector or government sources outside of the Small Business Innovation Research Program. Appropriates moneys. (HB1958 CD1)
(S) 7/5/2018- Act 068, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1169). EVANS, HOLT, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, MCKELVEY, NAKASHIMA ETT, WAM
HB1962 HD1 SD2
DBEDT; Automated Manufacturing; Study; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO MANUFACTURING.
Requires the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to conduct an economic development study on automated manufacturing opportunities in Hawaii. Makes an appropriation for the study. Effective 7/1/2112. (SD2)
(H) 4/25/2018- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-26-18 2:50PM in conference room 423. EVANS, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, MCKELVEY, NAKASHIMA, YAMASHITA ETT/LBR, WAM
HB1968 HD1 SD1
University of Hawaii; Cooperative Extension Service; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE.
Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources cooperative extension service for four full-time equivalent (4.0 FTE) ornamental plant extension agents. Takes effect 7/1/2112. (SD1)
(H) 4/23/2018- Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Wednesday, 04-25-18 9:00AM in conference room 312. MORIKAWA, CREAGAN, CULLEN, EVANS, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, TAKAYAMA, TODD, YAMASHITA, Learmont, San Buenaventura HRE, WAM  SB2836
HB1969 HD1 SD2
Seafood Sustainability; Seafood Management Study; DLNR; DOA; Office of Planning; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO FOOD SUSTAINABILITY.
Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources, in coordination with the Office of Planning and Department of Agriculture, to prepare and periodically update a seafood management study that expands the State's priority on food by including wild seafood as a viable food source. Makes an appropriation. (SD2)
(H) 4/25/2018- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-26-18 3:30PM in conference room 423. MORIKAWA, CREAGAN, CULLEN, EVANS, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, LEARMONT, MCKELVEY, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, TAKAYAMA, TODD, YAMASHITA, San Buenaventura AEN, WAM  SB2845
HB1971 HD2 SD1
Kunoa Cattle Company; Capital Improvement Programs; Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO KUNOA CATTLE COMPANY, LLC.
Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Kunoa Cattle Company, LLC, to fund the construction of a multi-species livestock farm, expansion of the slaughter and processing infrastructure, development of distribution assets and agritourism services, and expansion of renewable energy assets. (SD1)
(S) 6/13/2018- Act 034, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1134). MORIKAWA, CREAGAN, CULLEN, EVANS, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, MCKELVEY, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, TAKAYAMA, TODD, YAMASHITA, Learmont, San Buenaventura AEN, WAM  SB2434
HB1974 HD1 SD2
DLNR; Natural Area Reserve Fund; Firefighter's Contingency Fund; Firefighting Equipment; Appropriation; Marine Debris Special Fund; Established ($)
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
Transfers funds from the natural area reserve fund to the firefighter's contingency fund, to be expended for the sole purpose of upgrading firefighting equipment to be used jointly by the State and counties. Establishes the marine debris special fund. Effective 7/1/2018. (SD2)
(S) 4/27/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 687). YAMANE, AQUINO, CREAGAN, CULLEN, EVANS, JOHANSON, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, TAKAYAMA WTL, WAM
HB1976 HD1 SD1
Waiahole Irrigation System; General Obligation Bonds; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO IRRIGATION.
Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds and appropriates funds to finance capital improvements to the Waiahole Irrigation System. (SD1)
(H) 4/20/2018- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Tuesday 04-24-18 10:31AM in conference room 224. YAMANE, AQUINO, CULLEN, GATES, ICHIYAMA, KONG, TODD, Onishi WAL, AGR, FIN  SB2564
HB1977 HD2 SD2
Watershed; Flood Mitigation; Hawaii Emergency Management Agency; BLNR; Plans
RELATING TO FLOOD MITIGATION.
Requires the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency, along with the Board of Land and Natural Resources as support, to convene a working group composed of representatives from appropriate county, state, and federal agencies to develop strategic regional flood plans. Requires the working group to submit to the legislature a written report of its progress in developing plans, including any findings, recommendations, and proposed legislation, no later than twenty days prior to the convening of the regular session of 2019. (SD2)
(S) 4/16/2018- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609). YAMANE PSM/WTL, WAM
HB1984 HD1 SD2
Hawaii Water Plan Statewide Framework Update; Commission on Water Resource Management; Climate Change; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO WATER SECURITY.
Requires the commission on water resource management to conduct an update of the statewide framework for updating the Hawaii water plan to provide additional guidance for updating the Hawaii water plan. Makes an appropriation. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 4/27/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 687). YAMANE, CULLEN, C. LEE, LOWEN WTL, WAM
HB1985 HD1 SD2
Mauna Kea Management Authority; Established; Mauna Kea; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO LAND USE.
Establishes the Mauna Kea Management Authority and membership of the Authority. Establishes and specifies duties of the Mauna Kea candidate advisory council. Limits the number of telescopes that may be authorized on Mauna Kea. Authorizes the renegotiation of leases, subleases, easements, permits, and licenses pertaining to Mauna Kea. Requires that revenue derived from activities on Mauna Kea be shared with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs and the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, as well as used for educational and other community purposes. Excludes Mauna Kea lands from the definition of "public lands". Provides for free access to Mauna Kea for traditional cultural purposes. Establishes police powers and provides for enforcement of laws on land under the jurisdiction of the Mauna Kea Management Authority. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 12/31/2033. (SD2)
(H) 4/19/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 801). YAMANE, CULLEN, C. LEE, LOWEN HRE/WTL/WAM
HB1986 HD2 SD2 CD1
Office of Planning; Carbon Offset Program; Climate Change; Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Initiative; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
Requires the Office of Planning in partnership with the Greenhouse Gas Sequestration Task Force to establish a framework for a carbon offset program and report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. (HB1986 CD1)
(S) 6/5/2018- Act 016, 06/04/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1116). YAMANE, CULLEN, LOWEN ETT/WTL/AEN, WAM
HB1987 HD1 SD2
Commission on Water Resource Management; Streamflow Study; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO STREAMS.
Requires the commission on water resource management to contract with the United States Geological Survey to conduct a five-year study on streamflow in the State and submit progress reports to the legislature prior to the convening of each regular session from 2019 to 2023. Appropriates funds for the commission on water resource management to contract with the United States Geological Survey to conduct the streamflow study. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 4/27/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 687). YAMANE, CULLEN, C. LEE, LOWEN WTL, WAM
HB2003 HD1 SD1 CD1
Administrative Revocation; Driving While Intoxicated; Permit; Employer's Sworn Statement
RELATING TO DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED.
Allows requests for permits that authorize the respondent or defendant to operate an employer's vehicle during the period of license revocation to be supported by the employer's sworn statement attesting to the period of the specified assigned hours of work that the defendant will drive the vehicle for purposes of employment. (HB2003 CD1)
(S) 7/5/2018- Act 074, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1175). AQUINO TRE, JDC
HB2005 HD1 SD2
UH; Authorization of Revenue Bonds; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII REVENUE BONDS.
Authorizes the University of Hawaii to issue revenue bonds for the purpose of financing the construction and maintenance of qualifying capital improvement projects. (SD2)
(H) 7/11/2018- Act 184, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1293). MCKELVEY HRE, WAM
HB2007 HD1 SD2
General Excise Tax; Aircraft Service and Maintenance Facility; Exemption
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Amends the definition of "aircraft" under section 237-24.9, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to remove language that limits the definition to craft that operate with 2 or more jet engine, thereby expanding the types of aircraft eligible for the aircraft service and maintenance facility general excise tax exemption. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 4/26/2018- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 10:00AM in conference room 225. ONISHI, AQUINO, BROWER, QUINLAN, San Buenaventura TRE, WAM
HB2010 HD1 SD2 CD1
HTA; Debt Cancellation; Transient Accommodations Tax; Convention Center Enterprise Special Fund; Tourism Special Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO TOURISM.
Cancels the debt owed to the State by the Hawaii Tourism Authority for convention center construction costs and related interest. Amends the allocations of transient accommodations tax revenues to the convention center enterprise special fund and tourism special fund. Appropriates moneys for the Hawaii Tourism Authority to implement initiatives, in conjunction with the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association, to address homelessness in tourist and resort areas; provided that the funds are matched dollar-for-dollar by the private sector. (CD1)
(S) 7/5/2018- Act 086, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1187). ONISHI, CACHOLA, CULLEN, EVANS, FUKUMOTO, ITO, LUKE, MORIKAWA, SAIKI ETT, WAM  SB2901
HB2012 HD2 SD1
Transient Accommodations Tax; Hawaii Tourism Authority; Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association; Homelessness; Report
RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
Allocates funds from transient accommodations tax revenues to the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) to implement initiatives, in conjunction with the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association, to address homelessness in tourist and resort areas, as designated by each county; provided that the funds be used to provide social services. Requires HTA to report to the Legislature. Requires the data collected from the initiatives to be entered into the Homeless Management Information System. Takes effect on 7/1/3000. (SD1)
(H) 4/25/2018- Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-26-18 11:30AM in conference room 423. ONISHI, AQUINO, BROWER, CACHOLA, FUKUMOTO, ITO, QUINLAN, SAN BUENAVENTURA, WARD ETT/HMS, WAM  SB2700
HB2014 HD2 SD2
Puuhonua Homeless Villages Program; Appropriation; Homelessness; Department of Human Services; Report; Public Meeting ($)
RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
Requires the Governor to identify available state land for the establishment of a homelessness village. Establishes the Puuhonua Homeless Villages program. Requires the Department of Human Services, in conjunction with the Governor, to hold a public meeting prior to the establishment of a homeless village. Requires the Department of Human Services, in consultation with the Governor, to report to the legislature. Makes an appropriation. Effective 7/1/3000. (SD2)
(H) 4/27/2018- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 2:00pm in Conference Room 325. BROWER, CREAGAN, EVANS, ICHIYAMA, KEOHOKALOLE, KOBAYASHI, KONG, LEARMONT, C. LEE, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, ONISHI, TAKAYAMA, TODD, WOODSON, WARD, San Buenaventura HHS/HSG, JUD, FIN
HB2019 HD1 SD1
Homeless Employment Grant Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
Establishes a 3-year homeless employment grant program that provides homeless individuals with work opportunities and connects them with service providers to begin 7/1/2020. Requires the Department of Human Services to submit a report to the Legislature on the program. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/3000. (SD1)
(H) 4/27/2018- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 2:00pm in Conference Room 325. C. LEE, BROWER, CREAGAN, EVANS, ICHIYAMA, KEOHOKALOLE, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, LUKE, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, TAKUMI, THIELEN HMS/LBR, WAM
HB2021 HD2 SD2
Individuals with Severe Mental Illness; Individuals with Severe Co-Occurring Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders; Homeless; Facility; Appropriation; DHS; DOH; Court-ordered Assisted Community Treatment; Court-ordered Guardianship ($)
RELATING TO HOMELESS INDIVIDUALS WITH SEVERE MENTAL ILLNESS.
Requires the Department of Human Services, in consultation with the Department of Health, to establish a pilot project to procure services from a designated service provider to operate a facility to provide shelter and mental health treatment for homeless individuals with severe mental illness or severe co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders who are subject to court-ordered assisted community treatment or court-ordered guardianship. Requires the adult protective and community services branch of the Department of Human Services or a licensed physician employed by the designated service provider to request court-ordered assisted community treatment or court-ordered guardianship for homeless individuals with severe mental illness or severe co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders. Requests that homeless individuals with severe mental illness or severe co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders provide identification documentation prior to receiving shelter and mental health treatment. Requires the designated service provider to locate an unused, suitable facility to operate as a shelter. Makes an appropriation. Effective 7/1/3000. (SD2)
(H) 4/25/2018- Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-26-18 10:30AM in conference room 325. C. LEE, BROWER, ITO, JOHANSON, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, SAN BUENAVENTURA, THIELEN HMS/CPH, WAM  SB2330
HB2025 HD1 SD2 CD1
Composting; DOE; Resource Recovery; Composting Pilot Project; Working Group; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO RESOURCE RECOVERY.
Authorizes the Department of Education to issue grants to establish a composting grant pilot project in Department of Education schools. Authorizes a composting grant pilot project working group. Requires report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. (HB2025 CD1)
(S) 7/11/2018- Act 207, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1316). C. LEE, BROWER, CREAGAN, FUKUMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, MIZUNO, TAKUMI, THIELEN EDU/AEN, WAM
HB2026 HD2 SD2
Environmental Reorganization; LRB; Study; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
Requires the Legislative Reference Bureau to update its 1985 study on environmental reorganization for Hawaii and assess the feasibility of implementing the findings and recommendations of the 1991 Department of Environmental Protection Task Force. Makes an appropriation. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 4/16/2018- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609). C. LEE, FUKUMOTO, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, LOWEN, MIZUNO, TAKUMI, THIELEN GVO/AEN, WAM
HB2033 HD1 SD1 CD1
Real Property; Service of Summons; Nonresident
RELATING TO MANNER OF SERVICE.
Authorizes service on nonresident property owners for actions involving the property owned by the nonresident through a summons mailed to the mailing address on record with the real property tax office in the county in which the property is located. (HB2033 CD1)
(S) 7/5/2018- Act 094, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1195). SAN BUENAVENTURA, BROWER, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO JDC  SB2287
HB2041 HD2 SD2
Aquaculture Incubator; DOA; Aquaculture America 2020 Conference; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AQUACULTURE.
Appropriates moneys for the Department of Agriculture to establish an aquaculture incubator at the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority and to support the planning and participation of the Hawaii aquaculture industry in the Aquaculture America 2020 conference. Effective 7/1/2112. (SD2)
(H) 4/23/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 827). LOWEN, CREAGAN, EVANS, GATES, ING, KEOHOKALOLE, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, LUKE, NAKASHIMA, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, Cullen ETT/AEN, WAM
HB2043 HD1 SD1
Counties; Sewers; Laterals; Inspections; Repairs
RELATING TO WASTEWATER.
Authorizes counties to inspect sewer laterals located on private property under certain conditions. Authorizes counties to compel property owners to inspect sewer laterals under certain conditions and to make repairs as necessary. (SD1)
(H) 7/10/2018- Act 130, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1231). LOWEN, CULLEN, EVANS, KEOHOKALOLE, C. LEE, LUKE, NAKASHIMA, SAIKI, TODD, Creagan PSM/AEN, JDC
HB2046 HD1 SD2
DOA; Little Fire Ants; UH; Hawaii Ant Lab; Invasive Species Authority; Establishment; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for outreach and education efforts in West Hawaii county regarding the detection and treatment of little fire ants. Restructures the Hawaii Invasive Species Council as the Hawaii Invasive Species Authority, to be administratively attached to the Department of Agriculture, to coordinate implementation of the Hawaii Interagency Biosecurity Plan and to improve coordination of the State's invasive species prevention, early detection, rapid response, control, enforcement, and outreach programs. Makes appropriations. Effective 7/1/2050; provided that sections 6, 7, and 8 are effective 7/1/2051. (SD2)
(S) 4/26/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 679). LOWEN, CREAGAN, EVANS, GATES, ING, KEOHOKALOLE, C. LEE, LUKE, NAKASHIMA, SAIKI, TAKAYAMA, WOODSON, THIELEN, San Buenaventura AEN, WAM
HB2051 HD1 SD2
Grant; Weed and Seed Strategy; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE WEED AND SEED STRATEGY.
Appropriates funds for a grant to Weed and Seed Hawaii, Inc., to maintain the weed and seed strategy, which is a collaborative effort to reclaim, restore, and rebuild communities. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/25/2018- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-26-18 1:30PM in conference room 329. HOLT, AQUINO, EVANS, GATES, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, QUINLAN, TODD, YAMANE JDC, WAM
HB2055 HD1 SD1
Procurement; Construction Specialist Positions; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
Appropriates funds to the State Procurement Office for two full-time construction procurement specialists to support the State Procurement Office. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 4/24/2018- Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-25-18 2:30PM in conference room 429. HOLT, AQUINO, BROWER, CULLEN, GATES, JOHANSON, KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, TAKUMI, TODD, YAMANE, YAMASHITA GVO, WAM
HB2060 HD1 SD1
State Board of Chiropractic Examiners; Board of Dental Examiners; Board of Examiners in Optometry; Board of Veterinary Examiners
RELATING TO BOARDS.
Removes the word "examiners" from the state board of chiropractic examiners, board of dental examiners, board of examiners in optometry, and board of veterinary examiners. Renames the boards with titles that more accurately reflect their scope and duties. (SD1)
(H) 4/23/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 827). OHNO CPH  SB2201
HB2071 HD2 SD2 CD1
Law Enforcement Standards Board; Police; Special Fund; Regulation
RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.
Establishes a Law Enforcement Standards Board for the certification of county police officers, state public safety officers, and employees of the Departments of Transportation, Land and Natural Resources, Taxation, and Attorney General with police powers. Establishes the Law Enforcement Standards Board Special Fund. Appropriates funds. (HB2071 CD1)
(S) 7/12/2018- Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 220, 07/10/2018, (Gov. Msg. No. 1329). NISHIMOTO PSM/LBR, JDC/WAM
HB2072 HD2 SD1
Cruelty to Animals; Restraints; Penalties
RELATING TO SECTION 711-1109, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
Prohibits certain restraints and tethers that endanger, or deny sustenance, to a dog. Authorizes the court to assess fines, order performance of community service, require mental health counseling, or order attendance at educational classes concerning animal abuse prevention in addition to or in lieu of other penalties. Effective 7/1/2035. (SD1)
(H) 4/27/2018- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 5:30 PM in Conference Room 224. EVANS, CREAGAN, C. LEE, LOWEN, NISHIMOTO AGR, JUD, FIN
HB2073 HD1 SD1
Urban Redevelopment; Public Lands; Kanoelehua Industrial Area; Banyan Drive
RELATING TO URBAN REDEVELOPMENT.
Establishes the Kanoelehua industrial area and Banyan drive region as a redevelopment district until June 30, 2028. Authorizes a local redevelopment agency to contract with a developer for construction of non-residential uses on public land within the redevelopment district consisting of the Kanoelehua industrial area and Banyan drive region until 6/30/2028. Takes effect on 7/1/2050 and sunsets on 6/30/2028. (SD1)
(H) 4/17/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 787). NAKASHIMA, AQUINO, CULLEN, LUKE, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, SAIKI, TODD, WOODSON, YAMANE, Belatti, Evans, Yamashita HOU, WTL/WAM
HB2075 HD2 SD1 CD1
Alternative Energy Research; Grants; HTDC; Office of Naval Research Matching Grant; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO ENERGY.
Authorizes the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation to provide fifty per cent matching grants to Hawaii awardees of alternative energy research grants from the United States Department of Defense, Office of Naval Research. Makes appropriations. (HB2075 CD1)
(S) 7/5/2018- Act 067, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1168). NAKASHIMA, EVANS ETT, WAM
HB2077 HD1 SD1
Public Employee Training; Collective Bargaining
RELATING TO EMPLOYEE TRAINING.
Establishes the Public Employees Training Program within the Department of Human Resources Development to provide training programs to improve and enhance state employees' understanding of their job duties. Allocates one percent of collective bargaining increases to the Public Employees Training Program. Effective 1/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/24/2018- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-25-18 9:30AM in conference room 329. NAKASHIMA, SAIKI, AQUINO, BELATTI, CULLEN, FUKUMOTO, GATES, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, LUKE, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TODD, YAMANE, YAMASHITA LBR, WAM
HB2080 HD1 SD1
Technology; Software Application Challenges; Grants; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT.
Appropriates funds for grants to participants in software application challenges so that the proofs of concept created during the challenges can be developed into prototypes suitable for local and state government. Appropriates funds. Requires matching funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2112. (SD1)
(H) 4/26/2018- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-27-18 2:40PM in conference room 423. NAKASHIMA, BELATTI, EVANS, GATES, SAN BUENAVENTURA, WOODSON, YAMANE, YAMASHITA ETT, WAM  SB2902
HB2081 HD1 SD2 CD1
Rose-ringed Parakeet; DLNR; National Wildlife Research Center ($)
RELATING TO THE ROSE-RINGED PARAKEET.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to provide assistance and supplemental funding to the National Wildlife Research Center of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to conduct pilot field studies to evaluate control tools, develop a control plan, and support other efforts to reduce the rose-ringed parakeet population on Kauai. (HB2081 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2018- Act 180, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1289). NAKAMURA, BELATTI, CREAGAN, GATES, HOLT, LUKE, MORIKAWA, QUINLAN, SAIKI, TODD, TOKIOKA, DeCoite WTL/AEN, WAM  SB2566
HB2084 HD1 SD1
Hawaii Technology Development Corporation; Neighbor Island Small Business; Innovation; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
Requires HTDC to report on outreach and mentorship assistance to neighbor island innovative small businesses. Appropriates funds for the neighbor island innovation initiative program. Takes effect on 7/1/2112. (SD1)
(H) 4/26/2018- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-27-18 2:40PM in conference room 423. NAKAMURA, EVANS, GATES, HOLT, KEOHOKALOLE, LOWEN, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, QUINLAN, TODD, YAMASHITA ETT, WAM
HB2097 HD1 SD2 CD1
Lifeguards; Tort Liability; Attorney General; Department of Land and Natural Resources; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO LIFEGUARDS.
Requires the Attorney General to defend any civil action or proceeding against a county and any person employed by the county to provide lifeguard services at a designated state beach park under an agreement between the State and the county. Appropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to contract with the counties for county lifeguard services at designated state beach parks under an agreement between the State and a county. (HB2097 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2018- Act 181, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1290). YAMANE, DECOITE, LOWEN WAL, LAB, JUD, FIN
HB2099 HD1 SD2
Feasibility Study; Ag-tech Zones; DOA; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Requires the Department of Agriculture to conduct a feasibility study on the establishment of ag-tech zones within the City and County of Honolulu. Appropriates funds for conducting the feasibility study. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 4/16/2018- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609). CREAGAN, EVANS, FUKUMOTO, GATES, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, TAKAYAMA, MATSUMOTO, SOUKI, THIELEN, Belatti, Nakashima, San Buenaventura, Say PSM/AEN, WAM
HB2101 HD1 SD2
Hawaii Association of Conservation Districts; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII ASSOCIATION OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.
Makes an appropriation to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for the operational expenses and staffing costs of the Hawaii Association of Conservation Districts. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 4/16/2018- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609). CREAGAN, DECOITE, EVANS, GATES, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, NAKASHIMA, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, TODD, Souki WTL, WAM  SB2561
HB2105 HD1 SD2
DOA; Local Food Production; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Appropriates moneys to the Department of Agriculture to support local food production projects in the State. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/26/2018- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-27-18 10:05AM in conference room 224. CREAGAN, DECOITE, EVANS, GATES, C. LEE, JOHANSON, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SOUKI, TAKAYAMA, TODD, THIELEN, Belatti, Say AEN, WAM  SB2562
HB2106 HD3 SD1 CD1
Environment; Environmental Assessments; Environmental Impact Statements; Sea Level Rise; Environmental Council
RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
Requires the Environmental Council to adopt and maintain rules requiring all environmental assessments and environmental impact statements prepared pursuant to chapter 343, HRS, to include consideration of sea level rise based upon the best available scientific data regarding sea level rise. (HB2106 CD1)
(S) 6/5/2018- Act 017, 06/04/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1117). C. LEE AEN/WTL, WAM
HB2107 HD2 SD2
Plastic Pollution Initiative; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
Establishes the plastic pollution initiative with the mission to eliminate plastic waste impacting native species and polluting the State's environment. Establishes the Plastic Pollution Advisory Council to collect data regarding plastic pollution and provide recommendations to eliminate plastic waste. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 4/16/2018- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609). C. LEE, JOHANSON, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, QUINLAN, SAIKI, TAKUMI, THIELEN WTL/AEN, WAM
HB2108 HD1 SD1
Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; Kaiuli Energy, LLC; Seawater Air Conditioning; District Cooling Facility and Chilled Water Distribution System ($)
RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST A SEAWATER AIR CONDITIONING PROJECT IN HAWAII.
Extends the authorization to issue special purpose revenue bonds to assist Kaiuli Energy, LLC, with the financing of the planning, design, and construction of a seawater air conditioning district cooling facility and chilled water distribution system. Effective 6/29/2018. (HB2108 SD1)
(S) 6/13/2018- Act 037, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1137). C. LEE, BROWER, LOPRESTI, QUINLAN, Lowen, Thielen TRE, WAM  SB2715
HB2110 HD2 SD2
Energy Resiliency; Microgrid Services Tariff
RELATING TO RESILIENCY.
Directs the Public Utilities Commission to establish a microgrid services tariff to encourage and facilitate the development and use of energy resilient microgrids. Takes effect on 7/1/2018. (SD2)
(S) 7/11/2018- Act 200, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1309). C. LEE, LOPRESTI, THIELEN, Lowen, Takumi TRE/CPH, WAM  SB2933
HB2114 HD2 SD1
Employment; Collective Bargaining; Scope of Negotiations
RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
Provides that negotiations over the implementation of management decisions affecting the terms and conditions of employment that are subject to collective bargaining are not precluded from collective bargaining negotiations. Specifies that negotiations over the procedures and criteria of certain subjects of bargaining shall not compel either party to agree to a proposal or make a concession. (SD1)
(S) 5/1/2018- Act 010, 05/01/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1110). JOHANSON, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, CULLEN, FUKUMOTO, ICHIYAMA, ING, KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, LUKE, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, ONISHI, SAIKI, TAKUMI, WOODSON, YAMANE, YAMASHITA LBR, WAM  SB2373
HB2115 HD1 SD2
Agriculture; K-12 Agriculture Workforce Development Pipeline Initiative; Clift Tsuji Act; Biosecurity Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations for the K-12 agriculture workforce development pipeline initiative. Requires annual reporting on the effectiveness of the initiative. Amends Act 163, SLH 2017, by amending the funding source for appropriations made to the Department of Agriculture's biosecurity program. Effective 1/1/2050, except section 4 effective 6/30/2050, and section 5 effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 4/27/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 687). JOHANSON, DECOITE, GATES, ING, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN LAB, AGR, EDN, FIN  SB2563
HB2117 HD1 SD1
Standardized Testing; Board of Education; Department of Education
RELATING TO STANDARDIZED TESTING.
Limits the number of standardized tests students take in a school year. Requires the Board of Education to conduct a statewide survey of school administrators and teachers to determine the time spent on preparing for standardized tests and the impact of preparation time on the quality of instruction. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 4/16/2018- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609). JOHANSON, CREAGAN, EVANS, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, ING, KONG, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, QUINLAN, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, Learmont EDU, WAM  SB2080
HB2118 HD1 SD2
Condominiums; Fire Sprinklers; Common Elements; Health and Safety; Government Mandate
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
Allows a condominium board to borrow money for the installation of equipment or improvements to the common elements for the health and safety of residents and unit owners in the event of a government mandate without the consent of owners where at least twenty percent of owners reside outside of the United States. Takes effect 7/1/2035. (SD2)
(S) 4/27/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 691). JOHANSON, BELATTI, BROWER, C. LEE, NISHIMOTO, OHNO CPH, JDC  SB2959
HB2128 HD2 SD1
Insurance; Benefits; Clinical Victim Support Services; Victims of Sexual Violence and Abuse
RELATING TO VICTIMS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE.
Clarifies that clinical victim support services for victims of sexual violence and abuse are a mental health outpatient services benefit required to be covered under health insurance policies offered by health insurers, mutual benefit societies, fraternal benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations. (SD1)
(S) 4/25/2018- Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-26-18 11:00AM in conference room 229. EVANS, BELATTI, DECOITE, FUKUMOTO, ICHIYAMA, LEARMONT, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, LUKE, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, TUPOLA, YAMASHITA CPH, WAM  SB2342
HB2131 HD1 SD2 CD1
Sexual Assault; Evidence; DNA Testing; AG; Hawaii Sexual Assault Response and Training Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO SEXUAL ASSAULT.
Creates a Hawaii Sexual Assault Response and Training Program to address the manner in which sexual assault evidence collection kits are processed and tracked, and to ensure that victims of sexual assault are informed of their rights under the law. Requires annual reports by the Attorney General to the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House. Appropriates funds. (HB2131 CD1)
(S) 7/6/2018- Act 113, 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1214). ICHIYAMA, BELATTI, DECOITE, EVANS, FUKUMOTO, JOHANSON, LEARMONT, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, LUKE, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, YAMASHITA, THIELEN, Tupola JDC, WAM  SB2345
HB2133 HD1 SD1 CD1
County Police Departments; Police Officers; Citizen Administrative Complaints; Officer-involved Domestic Violence
RELATING TO POLICE DEPARTMENTS.
Specifies that citizen administrative complaints against a police officer that involve allegations of domestic abuse by the police officer against a family or household member shall not be required to be filed as a notarized or sworn written statement. (HB2133 CD1)
(S) 7/6/2018- Act 112, 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1213). MORIKAWA, BELATTI, DECOITE, EVANS, FUKUMOTO, ICHIYAMA, LEARMONT, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, LUKE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, YAMASHITA, Matsumoto PSM, JDC  SB2347
HB2134 HD1 SD1 CD1
Violation of Privacy in the First Degree; Revenge or Retribution
RELATING TO VIOLATION OF PRIVACY.
Amends the offense of violation of privacy in the first degree to prohibit threats or acts to disclose an image or video. Requires that any recording or image made or disclosed be destroyed or sealed and remain confidential. (HB2134 CD1)
(S) 7/6/2018- Act 114, 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1215). SAN BUENAVENTURA, BELATTI, DECOITE, EVANS, FUKUMOTO, ICHIYAMA, LEARMONT, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, LUKE, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, TUPOLA, YAMASHITA JDC  SB2348
HB2144 HD1 SD1 CD1
Medicaid; Inmate; Public Institution; Prisons; Jails; Correctional Facilities
RELATED TO MEDICAID.
Requires the Department of Public Safety to inform inmates of the availability of assistance to secure or verify applicable medicaid eligibility prior to an inmate's release. (HB2144 CD1)
(S) 7/5/2018- Act 078, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1179). MIZUNO, BELATTI, CREAGAN, KOBAYASHI, LEARMONT, MCKELVEY, DeCoite PSM/HMS, WAM
HB2145 HD1 SD1 CD1
Health Insurance; Medication Synchronization; Prescription Drug Coverage; Patients; Network Pharmacies
RELATING TO MEDICATION SYNCHRONIZATION.
Allows the synchronization of plan participants' medications. Requires plans, policies, contracts, or agreements that are offered by health insurers, mutual benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations and provide prescription drug benefits, to apply prorated daily cost-sharing rates for prescriptions dispensed by network pharmacies for less than a thirty-day supply. (HB2145 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2018- Act 197, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1306). MIZUNO, BELATTI, CREAGAN, DECOITE, KOBAYASHI, MCKELVEY, Learmont CPH, WAM
HB2149 HD1 SD1
Dentistry; Dentists; Continuing Education; Ethics; Board of Dental Examiners
RELATING TO DENTISTRY.
Amends the ethics training requirement for dentists in the continuing education program to be six hours of ethics training within the previous two years for each biennial renewal period. (SD1)
(H) 7/11/2018- Act 198, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1307). MIZUNO, BELATTI, DECOITE, EVANS, ICHIYAMA, SAIKI, TAKUMI, Nakashima CPH  SB2931
HB2161 SD2 CD1
Vehicles; Vehicle Inspection Stations; Penalties
RELATING TO VEHICLE INSPECTION STATIONS.
Changes the penalty for the first three instances of improper conduct of motor vehicle inspections at inspection stations from revocation or suspension of the station's operating permit to an administrative fine. (HB2161 CD1)
(S) 7/5/2018- Act 073, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1174). WOODSON, BROWER, CREAGAN, EVANS, GATES, JOHANSON, KONG, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, MCKELVEY, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, QUINLAN, TAKUMI, TODD TRE, WAM
HB2162 HD1 SD1
Charter Schools; Teacher Incentives; Teacher Bonuses; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO TEACHER INCENTIVES.
Clarifies that funds for bonuses required by statute or collective bargaining shall not be paid out of a charter school's facilities funding or per-pupil funds. Beginning with fiscal year 2018-2019, requires that such bonuses be separate line items in the budget. Appropriates funds for teacher bonuses for hard-to-fill placement incentives and National Board certified teacher incentives for charter school teachers. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 4/26/2018- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 1:00PM in conference room 312. WOODSON, BROWER, CREAGAN, EVANS, JOHANSON, KONG, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, ONISHI, QUINLAN, SAIKI, TAKUMI, TODD EDU, WAM
HB2165 HD1 SD1
UH; Promise Program; Scholarships; Appropriation; Special Fund ($)
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PROMISE PROGRAM.
Establishes the University of Hawaii Promise Program to provide scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of qualified students enrolled at any campus of the University of Hawaii system or any community college campus. Appropriates funds to establish and implement the program. Creates a special fund. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/19/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 801). WOODSON, BELATTI, BROWER, CREAGAN, DECOITE, GATES, ICHIYAMA, ING, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKUMI, YAMASHITA HRE, WAM
HB2169 HD1 SD1 CD1
Youth Suicide Prevention; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO YOUTH SUICIDE PREVENTION.
Appropriates moneys for youth suicide early intervention, prevention, and education initiatives in Maui county. (HB2169 CD1)
(H) 7/10/2018- Act 129, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1230). WOODSON, BROWER, DECOITE, ICHIYAMA, ING, JOHANSON, C. LEE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, TODD, YAMASHITA, Belatti, Evans, LoPresti, Nakashima, San Buenaventura CPH, WAM
HB2172 HD2 SD2
UH; Public-Private Partnerships; Pilot Project; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS.
Establishes and appropriates funds for an Office of Strategic Partnerships and Development to specifically analyze, evaluate, recommend, coordinate, oversee, and manage public-private partnerships that benefit the University of Hawaii. Removes reference to the Board of Regents having exclusive jurisdiction over the internal structure, management, and operation of the University of Hawaii. Establishes a 5-year University of Hawaii public-private partnership pilot project to allow the university to enter into public-private partnerships, under certain conditions. Effective 1/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/19/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 801). MCKELVEY, KONG, LEARMONT, OHNO, ONISHI, Creagan HRE/ETT, WAM
HB2174 HD1 SD1
DBEDT; Business Development; Grant Program; Special Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM.
Establishes the high-growth grant program and special fund to provide grants to qualified businesses for certain business development activities. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 4/16/2018- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609). YAMASHITA, EVANS, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, MCKELVEY, TAKAYAMA, WOODSON, DeCoite, Souki ETT, WAM  SB2695
HB2175 HD1 SD1
Metropolitan Planning Organizations; Policy Boards; Membership
RELATING TO METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATIONS.
Requires that membership of certain metropolitan planning organization include on its policy board at least one member of the senate and one member of the house of representatives from that metropolitan planning area. (SD1)
(S) 7/5/2018- Act 072, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1173). YAMASHITA, BROWER, HASHEM, MCKELVEY, DeCoite, Nakamura, San Buenaventura, Souki TRE/PSM, WAM  SB2694
HB2176 HD2 SD2
Alternative Learning Schools; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Appropriates funds for existing alternative learning centers or alternative learning schools, a new alternative learning school within the Nanakuli-Waianae school complex area, the planning and designing of alternative learning schools in each of the remaining school complex areas across the State, and one full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) director of alternative schools position. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/23/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 827). YAMASHITA, CULLEN, DECOITE, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KONG, MCKELVEY, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, WOODSON, San Buenaventura EDU, WAM  SB2545
HB2178 HD1 SD2
Procurement; Protest Bond; Maximum
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
Establishes a $25,000 maximum limit on a cash or protest bond that must be posted for a procurement award protest. Establishes that the prevailing party in an administrative protest hearing is entitled to attorneys' fees and costs. Takes effect on 1/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 4/25/2018- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-18 2:30PM in conference room 429. YAMASHITA, CULLEN, DECOITE, EVANS, GATES, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, MCKELVEY, OHNO, ONISHI, TAKAYAMA, LoPresti, Nakamura GVO, WAM  SB2620
HB2182 HD2 SD2 CD1
Environmental Protection; Carbon Farming Task Force; Greenhouse Gas Sequestration Task Force; Sequestration; Emissions; Office of Planning; Task Force; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
Renames the Carbon Farming Task Force established by Act 33, Session Laws of Hawaii 2017, as the Greenhouse Gas Sequestration Task Force and makes the task force and Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Initiative permanent. Aligns the State's clean energy and carbon sequestration efforts with climate initiative goals. Amends membership and duties of the Task Force. Establishes a zero emissions clean economy target for the State. Makes an appropriation. (HB2182 CD1)
(S) 6/5/2018- Act 015, 06/04/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1115). C. LEE AEN/TRE, WAM
HB2202 HD2 SD1
Workers' Compensation; Medical Examination; Duly Qualified Physician; Duly Qualified Surgeon
RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.
Requires a physician or surgeon selected and paid for by an employer to perform a medical examination on an employee, relating to a work injury under workers' compensation, to be duly qualified. Defines "duly qualified". Effective 7/1/2055. (SD1)
(S) 4/27/2018- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 3:00 pm in conference room 329. JOHANSON LBR, CPH
HB2204 HD1 SD1 CD1
Department of Human Services; Welfare; Exit and Retention Bonus Program ($)
RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
Requires the Department of Human Services to reestablish the Exit and Retention Bonus Program to encourage welfare recipients to transition back into the workforce. Appropriates funds. (HB2204 CD1)
(H) 7/10/2018- Act 128, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1229). JOHANSON, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, CULLEN, FUKUMOTO, C. LEE, LOWEN, LUKE, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, SAIKI, YAMANE HMS/LBR, WAM
HB2207 HD2 SD1
Dental Assistants; Certification; Minimum Requirements; Dental Assisting National Board, Inc.
RELATING TO DENTAL ASSISTANTS.
Establishes minimum requirements for all dental assistants hired on or after 7/1/2018. Requires dental assistants employed on or after 7/1/2018 to successfully complete the Dental Assisting National Board, Inc.'s (DANB) National Entry Level Dental Assistant certification within three years of first being hired. Requires dental assistants with four or more years' experience to apply or register for the DANB's Certified Dental Assistant certification. Exempts dental assistants with more than ten years' experience from having to obtain a Certified Dental Assistant certification, but requires these dental assistants to hold a cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification and pass the DANB's Infection Control examination within two years. (SD1)
(H) 4/16/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 785). TAKUMI, ICHIYAMA CPH
HB2208 HD1 SD1 CD1
Association Health Plan Policies; Authorization
RELATING TO ASSOCIATION HEALTH PLANS.
Requires association health plan policies to comply with the laws of this State regardless of the association's domicile. Enables certain voluntary associations, including employer associations that issue association health plans, to qualify for authorization to transact insurance in the State. (HB2208 CD1)
(S) 7/11/2018- Act 199, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1308). TAKUMI, ICHIYAMA CPH
HB2215 HD1 SD1 CD1
Bicyclist; Passing and Overtaking; Motor Vehicle Drivers
RELATING TO BICYCLES.
Requires the driver of a vehicle passing and overtaking a bicycle proceeding in the same direction to allow at least three feet of separation between the right side of the driver's vehicle and the left side of the bicyclist. (HB2215 CD1)
(S) 6/21/2018- Act 047, 06/20/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1147). AQUINO, BROWER, LOWEN, SAN BUENAVENTURA, Cullen, Nakamura TRE, JDC
HB2219 HD1 SD1
Exceptional Trees; County Arborist Advisory Committee; Membership Qualifications
RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
Makes eligible for membership on a county arborist advisory committee certified arborists, horticulturists with specialization in trees, and persons who have received a master's degree in botany. (SD1)
(H) 7/10/2018- Act 118, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1219). SAN BUENAVENTURA, CREAGAN, DeCoite, Gates, LoPresti AEN/PSM
HB2238 HD1 SD1
Emergency Preparedness; Public Schools; Safe Keiki Grant Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS.
Establishes the Safe Keiki Grant program to award funds to qualified DOE schools to purchase supplies for students to remain at school shelters for 48 hours in the event of an emergency. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/18/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 793). FUKUMOTO, BELATTI, CULLEN, HASHEM, JOHANSON, KONG, LUKE, MCKELVEY, OHNO, ONISHI, WOODSON EDU/PSM, WAM
HB2247 HD1 SD1 CD1
Elections; Campaign Finance; Advertisements; Internet; Social Media
RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
Clarifies that certain disclosure requirements for campaign advertisements apply to advertisements communicated by electronic or digital means. (HB2247 CD1)
(H) 5/1/2018- Recommitted to Conference committee as amended in CD 1 with none voting no and none excused. C. LEE, BELATTI, BROWER, FUKUMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, TAKUMI, THIELEN JDC
HB2249 HD2 SD2
Homeland Security and Resiliency Council; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO ELECTRIC GRID RESILIENCY.
Establishes the Homeland Security and Resiliency Council to assess the resilience of the State's electric grid and other critical infrastructure to natural disasters and other emergencies and make recommendations. Requires the council to report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. Effective 1/1/2100. (SD2)
(H) 4/26/2018- Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Friday, 04-27-18 9:30AM in conference room 225. C. LEE, BELATTI, BROWER, FUKUMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, THIELEN TRE/CPH, WAM  SB2910
HB2257 HD2 SD1
Division of Financial Institutions; Money Transmitters Act; Virtual Currency
RELATING TO VIRTUAL CURRENCY.
Extends the money transmitters act to expressly apply to persons engaged in the transmission of virtual currency. Requires licensees dealing with virtual currency to provide a warning to customers prior to entering into an agreement with the customers. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 4/26/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 682). OHNO, BROWER, CREAGAN, FUKUMOTO, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, TAKAYAMA, Keohokalole, San Buenaventura CPH  SB3082
HB2259 HD1 SD3 CD1
DLNR; Ocean Safety; Marine Events; Permits; Event Spectators; Rules
RELATING TO MARINE EVENTS.
Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to allow applications for marine event permits up to one year in advance and authorizes the Department to adopt rules to mitigate hazards posed by vessels, thrill craft, drones, and other means used by spectators to observe or record marine events. Requires a report to the 2019 Legislature. (HB2259 CD1)
(S) 7/11/2018- Act 156, 07/09/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1265). DECOITE, AQUINO, CREAGAN, CULLEN, EVANS, HAR, HASHEM, HOLT, KEOHOKALOLE, LOWEN, LUKE, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, SAY, TODD, TOKIOKA, WOODSON, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, San Buenaventura, Tupola WTL/PSM, WAM
HB2271 HD2 SD1 CD1
Practice of Behavior Analysis; School Setting; Applied Behavior Analysis; Developmental Disabilities; Department of Education; Applied Behavior Analysis; Implementation Plan; Reporting; Scope of Practice; Medicaid
RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS.
Updates and standardizes the terminology used to refer to behavior analysts and applied behavior analysis. Clarifies the licensing exemptions for certain individuals who provide behavior analysis services. Requires the Department of Education to create and implement a plan to provide Medicaid billable applied behavior analysis services to all students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder within the Department. Establishes reporting requirements. (HB2271 CD1)
(S) 7/11/2018- Act 205, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1314). WOODSON, CREAGAN, JOHANSON, C. LEE, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, OHNO, YAMASHITA EDU/CPH  SB2925
HB2274 HD1 SD2
DOT; Parking Facilities; Electric Vehicles; Charging Infrastructure; Working Group
RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING INFRASTRUCTURE.
Expands the State's existing electric vehicle charging requirements to include public parking lots. Creates a ratio to calculate the total number of electric vehicle parking stalls a parking facility built after 2016 with more than 100 stalls must have beginning 7/1/2021. Allows the Director of Transportation to fine properties not in compliance with the electric vehicle parking requirements. Establishes a working group to address mobile charging infrastructure and the feasibility of increasing the number of charging stations at Aloha Stadium. Effective 1/1/2020. (SD2)
(S) 4/16/2018- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609). SAIKI TRE, WAM
HB2275 HD2 SD2
HCDA; Private Street, Highway, or Thoroughfare; County Standards
RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.
Requires certain private streets, highways, or thoroughfares in a development district of the HCDA to conform to county construction and maintenance standards. Makes owners who charge a fee to use private roads responsible for the costs of conforming and maintaining the private roads. Exempts private roads used solely by the owner or its employees. Repeals on 6/30/2023. (SD2)
(S) 5/1/2018- Act 009, 05/01/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1109). SAIKI TRE/PSM, JDC  SB2953
HB2277 HD1 SD2 CD1
DHS; CWS; Judiciary; East Hawaii Service Section; Caseload; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CHILD WELFARE SERVICES.
Establishes the East Hawaii Child Welfare Services Section Pilot Project within the Department of Human Services to increase staff in the East Hawaii Child Welfare Services Section. Appropriates funds. (HB2277 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2018- Act 177, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1286). TODD, GATES, HOLT, KOBAYASHI, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, NAKASHIMA, QUINLAN, SAN BUENAVENTURA HMS, WAM
HB2281 HD1 SD2
Homelessness; Housing; DHS; DOH; HPHA; Outreach; Rapid Rehousing; Housing Homeless Children Pilot Program; Housing First; Ohana Zones; Oahu Family Assessment Center; Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion Program; Emergency Department Homelessness Assessment Pilot Program; Medical Respite Pilot Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
Establishes an Ohana Zones program to provide housing to homeless individuals and families based on principles similar to the housing first program and appropriates unspecified funds for the program. Appropriates unspecified funds to the Department of Human Services and the Department of Health to continue to administer various housing and homelessness programs. Appropriates unspecified funds to the Hawaii Public Housing Authority for public housing improvements and renovations statewide and a housing homeless children pilot program. Establishes and appropriates funds to the Department of Health for an emergency department homelessness assessment pilot program and medical respite pilot program. Effective 7/1/3000. (SD2)
(H) 4/27/2018- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 2:00pm in Conference Room 325. MIZUNO, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, CULLEN, GATES, ICHIYAMA, KEOHOKALOLE, LEARMONT, LUKE, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, SAN BUENAVENTURA, THIELEN HOU/HMS, WAM
HB2299 HD1 SD1 CD1
Indemnification; University of Hawaii
RELATING TO INDEMNIFICATION OF COUNTY AGENCIES.
Facilitates the process by which the University of Hawaii obtains approval to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless a county agency, its officers, agents, and employees, for university purposes and university functions on county property. (HB2299 CD1)
(S) 7/5/2018- Act 103, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1204). MCKELVEY, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, EVANS, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, OHNO, San Buenaventura HRE, JDC/WAM
HB2300 HD1 SD1
Government; Budget; UH
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Requires the University of Hawaii to submit a report to the Legislature within thirty days of certain appropriation transfers or changes between programs. Effective 7/1/2030. (SD1)
(S) 4/26/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 681). MCKELVEY, EVANS HRE, WAM  SB2862
HB2304 HD1 SD1
State Budget; Agriculture; DOA; Capital Improvement Projects; East Maui Water Systems; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Appropriates moneys to the Department of Agriculture for capital improvement projects for the benefit of East Maui. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/23/2018- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Tuesday 04-24-18 10:05AM in conference room 224. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAM  SB2731
HB2305 HD1 SD2 CD1
Coffee Berry Borer; Pesticide Subsidy Program Manager Position Extension
RELATING TO COFFEE BERRY BORER.
Extends the pesticide subsidy program manager position through the fiscal year immediately following the program sunset date. Extends the position's civil service and collective bargaining laws exemption until the expiration of the position. (HB2305 CD1)
(S) 6/13/2018- Act 032, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1132). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) AEN, WAM  SB2732
HB2306 HD1 SD2 CD1
Agriculture; Food Safety Certification Costs Grant Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Appropriates $500,000 of general revenues of the State for the Food Safety Certification Costs Grant Program for fiscal year 2018-2019. Effective June 29, 2018. (HB2306 CD1)
(S) 6/29/2018- Act 057, 06/27/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1158). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) AEN, WAM  SB2733
HB2318 HD1 SD1 CD1
Department of Hawaiian Home Lands; Disclosure of Government Records
RELATING TO CONFIDENTIAL PERSONAL INFORMATION.
Specifies that certain government records maintained by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands are not required to be publicly disclosed or made open to inspection pursuant to public records requests and may be discussed during an executive meeting of the Hawaiian Homes Commission. (HB2318 CD1)
(S) 6/13/2018- Act 029, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1129). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC  SB2745
HB2328 HD1 SD2 CD1
Affordable Housing; HHFDC
RELATING TO HOUSING.
Makes technical and housekeeping amendments to Act 159, Session Laws of Hawaii 2017, to clarify the terms and applicability of the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation's (HHFDC) first option to purchase or transfer to a qualified nonprofit housing trust the first option to purchase affordable housing units developed with the Corporation's financing or assistance. Clarifies that Act 159 does not apply to any rights, duties, or obligations that were extended by the Corporation through contract or preliminary offering statement prior to Act 159's effective date. (HB2328 CD1)
(S) 7/5/2018- Act 065, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1166). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HOU, WAM  SB2755
HB2330 HD1 SD2
Rental Housing Projects; General Excise Tax Exemption; Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers
RELATING TO HOUSING.
Extends exemption from general excise tax for development costs of affordable rental housing certified by HHFDC. Removes limits on costs eligible for exemption and authorizes exemption for substantially renovated projects. Prohibits discrimination against tenants based solely on receipt of Section 8 housing assistance. (SD2)
(H) 4/24/2018- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-25-18 2:00PM in conference room 325. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HOU, WAM  SB2757
HB2332 HD1 SD2
Low-income Housing Tax Credit
RELATING TO THE LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT.
Specifies that certain provisions of the Internal Revenue Code related to at-risk rules and deductions and to passive activity loss do not apply with respect to claims for the state low-income housing tax credit. Caps the state low-income housing tax credit at 50% of the federal low-income housing tax credit. Effective 1/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/17/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 787). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HOU, WAM  SB2759
HB2333 HD1 SD1 CD1
Hawaii Community-Based Economic Development Technical and Financial Assistance Program
RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY-BASED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TECHNICAL AND FINANCIAL ASSIS