HI Legislation | 2019 | Regular Session

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SB1188PassMakes an emergency appropriation to provide funds for the Hawaii Community Development Authority for its payroll, fringe benefits, and administrative costs. (CD1)
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2019-05-15
Act 034, 05/15/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1135).
HB456PassAppropriates funds for the immediate needs of Maui Community Correctional Center. Exempts the funds appropriated for the immediate needs of Maui Community Correctional Center from the procurement code. Appropriates funds for six months of housing cos...
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2019-05-14
Act 033, 05/13/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1134).
SB1292EnrollRequires hosting platforms that collect fees for booking services to register as tax collection agents and collect GET and TAT for transient accommodation bookings from operators and plan managers. Converts penalties for violation of TAT requirements...
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2019-05-08
Enrolled to Governor.
SB78EnrollEstablishes the Executive Office on Early Learning (EOEL) as the administrative authority for state-funded prekindergarten programs, and private partnership-funded prekindergarten programs in the public schools, except for special education and Title...
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2019-05-07
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1405EnrollRequires public school teachers and educators to confiscate electronic cigarettes from students under 21 years of age. Requires the Department of Health to establish a Safe Harbor Program by which persons under the age of 21 may dispose of electronic...
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2019-05-07
Enrolled to Governor.
SB976EnrollEstablishes a pilot program to generate revenue through the lease of public library lands to meet the mission of the public libraries. Establishes the library facilities fund. Requires the Board of Education to report to the Legislature. Appropriates...
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2019-05-07
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1342EnrollRequires the Chief Justice to study and analyze the national landscape of donative transfer statutes and suggest revisions to Hawaii's donative transfer law. (SB1342 CD2)
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2019-05-07
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1197EnrollAppropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining units (1), (7), and (10) and their excluded counterparts. (CD1)
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2019-05-07
Enrolled to Governor.
SB551EnrollRequires associations to offer mediation with a notice of default and intention to foreclose. Clarifies that the explicit grant of power of sale to associations is not required for the purposes of enforcing association liens under the association alt...
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HCR223PassUrging The Department Of Education To Offer Vegetarian Lunch Meals In All Public Schools At Least Once Weekly.
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2019-05-06
Resolution adopted in final form.
SB522EnrollCreates the plastic source reduction working group to make recommendations to reuse, reduce, recycle, and recover plastic waste. (CD1)
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1173EnrollAmends the income withholding requirements to impose a fine against any employer who (1) discharges from employment, refuses to employ, or takes disciplinary action against any noncustodial parent subject to income withholding, or (2) fails to withho...
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1442EnrollRequires the Public Utilities Commission to consider the value of improving electric power systems data access and transparency in order to make informed decisions. Establishes guiding principles. (CD1)
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB753EnrollAppropriates funds for operational expenses for revitalizing the Aquaculture Development Program within HDOA. (CD1)
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1404EnrollAppropriates funds for the Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Program administered through the John A. Burns School of Medicine of the University of Hawaii at Manoa; provided that the funds are matched on a dollar-for-dollar basis by a private or an...
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1263EnrollAmends the Uniform Controlled Substance Act by updating Schedule V and amending requirements for electronic prescriptions, for consistency with federal law. (CD1)
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1241EnrollPermits the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to share energy data with the Department of Health for purposes of regulating greenhouse gas emissions. (CD1)
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1314EnrollAmends the research activity tax credit so that references to the base amount in section 41 of the Internal Revenue Code shall not apply, and credit for all qualified research expenses may be taken without regard to the amount of expenses for previou...
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB552EnrollRevives for one year specified sections of the repealed chapter 514A, HRS, to allow developers whose condominium property regimes were issued an effective date pursuant to sections 514A-40 and 514A-41, HRS, to update their public reports without revi...
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1231EnrollAmends the name and purpose of the Spouse and Child Abuse Special Account to allow the Department of Human Services to retain federal reimbursements for expenditure of funds for child and spousal abuse prevention and intervention under Title IV-E of ...
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB383EnrollRequires DOE to establish a mandatory youth suicide awareness and prevention training program and model risk referral protocol, based on existing materials created by DOH, for all public schools, including charter schools. Requires charter schools to...
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB991EnrollCaps annual utility rate increases without PUC approval for counties with a population of less than 500,000. Provides telecommunications service providers with flexibility from certain regulatory oversight requirements including issuance of securitie...
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1237EnrollRequires health insurance providers that provide medicare advantage (medicare part C) health benefit plans to submit administrative data, including health care services claims and payment data, to the State Health Planning and Development Agency, or ...
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1246EnrollEstablishes goals for the adoption and proliferation of telehealth to increase health care access. Establishes the State Strategic Telehealth Advisory Council and permanent State Telehealth and Health Care Access Coordinator position. Dissolves the A...
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1176EnrollAmends the false claims statute, section 661-21(a), Hawaii Revised Statutes, to increase civil monetary penalty minimum and maximum amounts to maintain consistency with federal law so that the State can continue to maximize its recoveries in cases wh...
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1148EnrollAppropriates funds into and out of the agricultural loan revolving fund for the Department of Agriculture to provide loans to support local ranchers and farmers. (CD1)
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1058EnrollRequires the Attorney General to prepare a statement for each proposed constitutional amendment. Requires the Office of Elections and county clerks to make the statement available to the public. (CD1)
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1498EnrollRequires the Hawaii Labor Relations Board to determine qualifications for grievance arbitrators. Requires the Hawaii Labor Relations Board to resolve the disputes over the qualifications and criteria for potential arbitrators selected under certain c...
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1204EnrollAmends the definitions of "dependent-beneficiary" and "employee-beneficiary" as used in the Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund, chapter 87A, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Clarifies the eligibilities of surviving children to receive benefits....
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1240EnrollAdds an exception to the department of health home care agency licensing requirements for medicaid waiver provider agencies providing services to medicaid waiver participants. (CD1)
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1348EnrollClarifies the intent of the Small Business Regulatory Review Board's powers when reviewing state and county administrative rules that impact small businesses. (CD1)
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB414EnrollCreates procedural and administrative requirements for law enforcement agencies for eyewitness identifications of suspects in criminal investigations. Effective 6/1/2020. (CD1)
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB754EnrollEnacts produce safety rules in accordance with the federal Food and Drug Administration Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption. (CD1)
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB567EnrollAppropriates funds for program ID HTH420 for the Department of Health to contract for legal assistance with petitions for assisted community treatment and related court proceedings. (CD1)
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB398EnrollDirects the department of human services, in partnership with the state procurement office, to provide training on government procurement and other relevant procedures to nonprofit organizations that offer homeless outreach services or manage homeles...
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB535EnrollAuthorizes pharmacists, acting in good faith and exercising reasonable care, to prescribe and dispense an opioid antagonist to patients at risk of overdose, and family members and caregivers of patients at risk of overdose. Sunsets 6/30/2024. (CD1)
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1039EnrollPermits persons convicted of certain prostitution offenses to file a motion to vacate the conviction if the defendant is not convicted of another offense under the Penal Code within three years of the prostitution offense and without regard to the de...
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB25EnrollAmends various portions of the Hawaii Insurance Code under title 24, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to update and improve existing Insurance Code provisions. Establishes requirements for proposed name changes and use of a trade name or assumed name, effect...
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB9EnrollRequires the Hawaii public housing authority to adopt rules without regard to chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to reimburse Section 8 landlords for repair costs of tenant-caused property damage under certain circumstances. Appropriates funds. (CD...
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1210EnrollMeets National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) accreditation requirements by adopting the NAIC Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure Model Act and adopting revisions to the NAIC Insurance Holding Company System Regulatory Act. Takes ef...
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB409EnrollEstablishes an annual vehicle registration surcharge fee for electric vehicles and alternative fuel vehicles to be deposited into the State Highway Fund. Effective 1/1/2020. (CD1)
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB33EnrollIncreases the annual rolling cap for the Motion Picture, Digital Media, and Film Production Income Tax Credit. Requires the University of Hawaii, West Oahu campus and HTDC to execute a memorandum of understanding that commits the parties to enter int...
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1353EnrollRequires the Department of Agriculture to establish a permanent industrial hemp program pursuant to federal law, and a corresponding special fund. Reduces or repeals certain regulatory requirements under the existing industrial hemp pilot program. Es...
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1530EnrollMakes the conversion of the means of financing for the Hawaii Community Development Authority staff from the Hawaii community development revolving fund to the general fund contingent upon the Hawaii Community Development Authority developing and sub...
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB390EnrollRequires the Department of Agriculture to create a dollar-for-dollar matching program for beneficiaries of the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to purchase Hawaii-grown produce. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB767EnrollRaises the threshold under the contractor licensing law's handyman exemption from $1,000 to $1,500 and makes it applicable only to the cost of labor and materials. (CD1)
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB723EnrollRequires the Judiciary to post the titles of all filings and all minutes in paternity cases to the Judiciary's website after redacting any information in which an individual has a significant privacy interest, subject to certain circumstances. Establ...
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1394EnrollEstablishes a historic preservation income tax credit. Repeals on 12/31/2024. (CD1)
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB225EnrollSpecifies that a certified ocularist, certified by a nationally recognized ocularistry certifying board, may perform duties within the scope of that certification. (CD1)
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
SB1201EnrollAppropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining unit (11) and their excluded counterparts. (CD1)
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2019-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
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