Hawaii Legislature | 2019 | Regular Session

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Active Hawaii Bills (Introduced, Engrossed, Enrolled, Passed)

BillSummaryAction
HB178Makes an exemption from tort liability for the State and counties arising from lifeguard services, except for gross negligence or wanton acts or omissions.2019-01-18
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HB186Allows counties to set their own minimum wage at a rate that is higher than the state minimum wage rate. Increases the minimum wage in the State to $15 per hour beginning 1/1/2020. Authorizes the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to annual...2019-01-18
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
SB260Prohibits the distribution and selling of plastic straws. Establishes a fine for individual and business violators. Requires individual violators to additionally pick up litter or perform community service. Effective 1/1/2020.2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HB209Requires the state board on geographic names to consult community members with direct traditional, cultural, and familial ties to the district of Puna to establish appropriate names for the fissure 8 vent and other features of the 2018 eruption of Ki...2019-01-18
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
SB268Allows probable cause for fireworks offenses to be established from statements from witnesses and photographs, video, and other recordings authenticated by witnesses. Simplifies definitions of aerial device, articles pyrotechnics, consumer fireworks,...2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HB204Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Kona Coast Water, LLC, with the financing of the planning, design, and construction of solar thermal facilities to desalinate water using renewable energy.2019-01-18
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HB145Requires a two-year motor vehicle inspection safety check for vehicles six years of age or newer. Doubles the inspection fee for the two-year motor vehicle inspection safety check.2019-01-18
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HB187Establishes the photo red light imaging detector systems program. Authorizes counties to administer the program. Requires fines collected for violations on a county highway to be transmitted to the appropriate county after expenses are deducted.2019-01-18
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HB193Allows counties with populations less than 100,000 to enact a zoning ordinance to amortize or phase out nonconforming single-family transient vacation rental units over a reasonable period of time.2019-01-18
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HB190Makes an exemption from tort liability for the State and counties arising from lifeguard services, except for gross negligence or wanton acts or omissions.2019-01-18
Introduced and Pass First Reading.

Top Hawaii Sponsors

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Rep. Scott Saiki [D]44Syndicate content
Rep. Roy Takumi [D]42Syndicate content
Rep. John Mizuno [D]38Syndicate content
Rep. Linda Ichiyama [D]37Syndicate content
Rep. Aaron Johanson [R]23Syndicate content
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Sen. Kalani English [D]94Syndicate content
Sen. Gil Keith-agaran [D]72Syndicate content
Sen. Karl Rhoads [D]71Syndicate content
Sen. Ronald Kouchi [D]70Syndicate content
Sen. Stanley Chang [D]68Syndicate content

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Finance1Syndicate content
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Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health18Syndicate content
Education16Syndicate content
Judiciary14Syndicate content
Housing11Syndicate content
Ways and Means8Syndicate content

Most Viewed Hawaii Bills

BillSummaryText
SB88Creates a state lottery to begin by 1/1/2020. Creates the state lottery commission, state lottery account, and lottery administration account. Requires certain amounts of lottery revenues to be deposited into the administrative account, general fund,...Bill Text
SB1Establishes the ALOHA homes program under the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to facilitate the development of low-cost homes for sale to Hawaii residents on state-owned and county-owned land near rail stations of the Honolulu rail...Bill Text
SB253Requires a provider of broadband internet access services to be transparent. Prohibits a provider of these services from blocking lawful websites, impairing or degrading lawful internet traffic, engaging in paid prioritization, or interfering with or...Bill Text
SB78Requires the department of education to contract with a firm that specializes in school finance to study the adequacy of education in Hawaii. Appropriates moneys for the study.Bill Text
SB97Requires the office of elections to join the Electronic Registration Information Center and share information with counties to encourage voter participation and ensure integrity of voter registration rolls. Appropriates moneys.Bill Text
HB25Prohibits any person, including a hotel guest, from storing, keeping, carrying, or possessing any firearm or ammunition in any hotel room assigned to a guest with certain exceptions.Bill Text
SB3Requires the court to appoint an attorney to represent the respondent in a guardianship petition. Requires the court appointed attorney to meet with the respondent at least once prior to the guardianship petition hearing.Bill Text
SR2Adopting The Rules Of The Senate Of The Thirtieth Legislature.Bill Text
HCR1Relating To Recess Days For The Regular Session Of 2019.Bill Text
HR2Electing The Speaker And Vice Speaker Of The House Of Representatives Of The Thirtieth Legislature.Bill Text

Most Monitored Hawaii Bills

BillSummaryText
SR2Adopting The Rules Of The Senate Of The Thirtieth Legislature.Bill Text
HR2Electing The Speaker And Vice Speaker Of The House Of Representatives Of The Thirtieth Legislature.Bill Text
HR1Electing The Temporary Chair Of The House Of Representatives Of The Thirtieth Legislature.Bill Text
HR3Electing The Officers Of The House Of Representatives Of The Thirtieth Legislature.Bill Text
HCR2Requesting The Governor To Address The Legislature Assembled In Joint Session.Bill Text
HB4Makes completion of a voter registration application affidavit a mandatory part of all driver's license and identification card applications. Automatically registers each applicant for voting unless the applicant affirmatively declines to register. R...Bill Text
SR1Electing Officers Of The Thirtieth Legislature.Bill Text
SCR1Requesting The Chief Justice Of The Hawaii Supreme Court To Address The Legislature Assembled In Joint Session For The State Of The Judiciary Address.Bill Text
SB88Creates a state lottery to begin by 1/1/2020. Creates the state lottery commission, state lottery account, and lottery administration account. Requires certain amounts of lottery revenues to be deposited into the administrative account, general fund,...Bill Text
SB253Requires a provider of broadband internet access services to be transparent. Prohibits a provider of these services from blocking lawful websites, impairing or degrading lawful internet traffic, engaging in paid prioritization, or interfering with or...Bill Text

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