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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