Hawaii State Legislature
2010 List of Veto Overrides
Bills that were vetoed by the Governor but overridden by the Legislature to become law.
   
Measure Text pdfMeasure StatusCurrent StatusIntroducer(s)Current ReferralCompanion
HB1642 HD1 SD2 CD1
Purchases of Health and Human Services; Request for Proposals
RELATING TO THE PURCHASES OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Requires proposals for purchases of health and human services to be submitted by providers licensed to provide the services being bid on. Requires proposals to include all costs, fees, and taxes, including any insurance premium taxes or general excise taxes. Prohibits awards or contracts to include any other payment, rebate, or direct or indirect consideration not included in the proposal. (HB1642 CD1)
(H ) 4/30/2010 - Act 69, on 4/29/2010, veto override. SHIMABUKURO, HANOHANO, NISHIMOTO, YAMANE, Belatti, Cabanilla, Carroll, Choy HLT/HUS, FIN  SB1191
HB1868 HD1
Civil Service; Leaves of Absence
RELATING TO CIVIL SERVICE.
Prohibits civil service employees who accept an appointed position from returning to their civil service positions more than one year later. Provides an exemption for employees covered by collective bargaining agreements that allow for a longer leave of absence to be granted. (HB1868 HD1)
(H ) 4/30/2010 - Act 70, on 4/29/2010, veto override. RHOADS LBR
HB2085 HD1 SD2
QUEST Contracting
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Establishes limits on requests for proposals from health and human services providers for QUEST contracts that exceed $100,000,000 and commence after the term of the agency director expires. Effective upon approval. (SD2)
(H ) 4/30/2010 - Act 71, on 4/29/2010, veto override. YAMANE, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, YAMASHITA, Brower, Chong, Herkes, Tsuji HMS/HTH, JGO  SB2099
HB2086 HD2 SD2
Clinical Laboratory Test Results; Privacy
RELATING TO HEALTH CARE DATA.
Allows clinical laboratory test results to be provided to authorized persons or any covered entity for any purpose permitted under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. Effective upon approval. (SD2)
(H ) 4/30/2010 - Act 72, on 4/29/2010, veto override. YAMANE, AQUINO, CHONG, HERKES, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, B. OSHIRO, TSUJI, YAMASHITA, Manahan HTH, JGO  SB2100
HB2421 HD2 SD2 CD1
Food and Energy Security
RELATING TO GOVERNMENT.
Establishes various initiatives to promote economic development for local food and energy businesses, ensures Hawaii is energy and food self-sufficient and sustainable to the maximum extent feasible, and helps Hawaii's natural resources and humankind adapt and be resilient to the inevitable challenges brought on by climate change.  Increases and changes the name of the environmental response tax, and sunsets the tax on June 30, 2015. (HB2421 CD1)
(H ) 4/30/2010 - Act 73, on 4/29/2010, veto override. COFFMAN, AQUINO, AWANA, BELATTI, BERG, BROWER, CHANG, CHONG, CHOY, EVANS, HANOHANO, ITO, KEITH-AGARAN, C. LEE, MCKELVEY, MORITA, NAKASHIMA, B. OSHIRO, M. OSHIRO, SAIKI, SAY, TAKAI, TAKUMI, TSUJI, Tokioka, Wooley WTL/ENE/EDT, WAM  SB2875
HB2866 HD1 SD1 CD1
Taxation; Income Tax Rates
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Taxes the transfer of a taxable estate located in Hawaii by a nonresident who is not a citizen of the United States. Specifies that a decedent shall be entitled to all applicable exclusion or exemption amounts as determined under the Internal Revenue Code as of December 31, 2009, before being subject to any taxes, including up to a $3,500,000 applicable exclusion amount. Amends the definition of "Internal Revenue Code" to include certain federal tax principles. Adds definitions of "nonresident not a citizen" and "noncitizen transfer". Retains the State's ability to "pick-up" the state death tax credit as it existed in the Internal Revenue Code on December 31, 2000. (HB2866 CD1)
(H ) 4/30/2010 - Act 74, on 4/29/2010, veto override. SAY WAM
SB2159 HD1
Traffic Abstract Fee
RELATING TO TRAFFIC ABSTRACT FEE.
Increases the fee for a traffic abstract from $7 to $20, and increases the amount of the fee deposited into the general fund from $5 to $18. (SB2159 HD1)
(S ) 4/30/2010 - Act 064, 4/29/2010, veto override. HANABUSA (BR) JUD, FIN
SB2394 HD1
Deferred Compensation Plan; Board of Trustees
RELATING TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN.
Makes the Director of Human Resources Development one of two ex officio members on the Board of Trustees of the Deferred Compensation Plan and deletes the requirement for the Director to serve as the Chairperson. Requires the Board to have five employee members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. (SB2394 HD1)
(S ) 4/30/2010 - Act 065, 4/29/2010, veto override. TAKAMINE, CHUN OAKLAND, KIDANI, Fukunaga, Sakamoto, Taniguchi, Tokuda, Tsutsui LAB, FIN  HB2259
SB2501 SD1 HD1
Peer Review for Public Accountancy
RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY.
Requires peer reviews as a condition of certified public accountancy permits to practice. (SB2501 HD1)
(S ) 4/30/2010 - Act 066, 4/29/2010, veto override. ESPERO, Ihara CPC, FIN
SB2650 SD2 HD2 CD1
Department of Human Services
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
Authorizes the governor to develop and implement an eligibility-processing operations division pilot project for counties with a population of 500,000 or more. Prohibits any department of human services reorganization plan proposed prior to the effective date of the bill or other than the pilot project proposed by the bill. Sunsets June 30, 2011. (CD1)
(S ) 4/30/2010 - Act 067, 4/29/2010, veto override. BUNDA HUS/HLT, FIN
SB2840 SD2 HD1
Procurement; Construction Projects; Resident
RELATING TO PUBLIC PROCUREMENT.
Requires at least eighty per cent of workers on construction procurements to be Hawaii residents; provides sanctions for noncompliance including temporary suspension of contract work, payment withholding, disqualification from the project, recovery of contract payments, and disbarment or suspension. (SB2840 HD1)
(S ) 4/30/2010 - Act 068, 4/29/2010, veto override. BUNDA, ESPERO, Ihara, Takamine EBM/LAB, FIN