HI Legislation | 2013 | Regular Session | Senate

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SB640IntroProhibits the manufacture, sale, or distribution of child care products and toys for young children that contain bisphenol-A or phthalates beginning 1/1/2014. Requires manufacturers to choose safe alternatives. Prohibits the use of packages and packa...
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2013-12-18
Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.
SB3PassProvides for the election of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs board members through a system of nonpartisan primary and general elections to begin with the 2014 elections. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 287, 7/9/2013, (Gov. Msg. No. 1393).
SB867PassSets the base monthly contributions for health benefit plans, including two-party plans, paid by the State and counties for retired employees to specified amounts beginning 01/01/14. Effective 01/01/14. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 282, 7/9/2013, (Gov. Msg. No. 1388).
SB1349PassReenacts the tax credit for qualified research activities to apply to taxable years from 2013 to 2019. Adds, amends, and deletes definitions. Establishes new reporting requirements. Requires DBEDT to conduct studies to measure the effectiveness of th...
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2013-07-09
Act 270, 7/9/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1376).
SB655PassAllows health professionals, subject to certain requirements, to treat the partners of patients diagnosed as having certain sexually transmitted diseases by dispensing or prescribing medication to the partners without examining the partners. Provides...
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2013-07-09
Act 250, 7/1/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1353).
SB1340PassEstablishes the young adult voluntary foster care program to care for and supervise eligible foster youth until age twenty-one. Takes effect 7/1/2014. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 252, 7/1/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1355).
SB966PassAdopts the Uniform Mediation Act of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 284, 7/9/2013, (Gov. Msg. No. 1390).
SB1221PassAppropriates $100,000 for fiscal year 2013-2014 for a Program Coordinator and technical support staff member for the proposed international flight training center and associated degree programs at the University of Hawaii at Hilo and Hawaii Community...
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2013-07-09
Act 272, 7/9/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1378).
SB2PassAmends the offenses of terroristic threatening in the first degree and robbery in the first degree to include the use of simulated firearms. (SB2 HD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 255, 7/2/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1358).
SB1003PassAuthorizes the Chief Information Officer to conduct or cause to be conducted security audits, which may include reviews of physical security practices, of all executive branch agencies regarding the protection of government information and data commu...
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2013-07-09
Act 265, 7/3/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1368).
SB529PassProhibits family courts from awarding custody of or visitation with a child to a natural parent who has been convicted of rape or sexual assault that resulted in the child's conception. Authorizes the family courts to terminate parental rights of the...
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2013-07-09
Act 253, 7/1/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1356).
SB532PassRequires certain employers to provide reasonable time and private location for breastfeeding employees to express breast milk. Requires covered employers to post a notice. Establishes a civil fine for each violation. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 249, 7/1/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1352).
SB535PassEstablishes basic rights and protections for domestic workers. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 248, 7/1/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1351).
SB1214PassRepeals the commission on transportation. Prohibits any person or entity or the police from applying a wheel boot to a motor vehicle located on any public or private street, roadway, or highway, or on any public or private property. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 285, 7/9/2013, (Gov. Msg. No. 1391).
SB1388PassAmends the composition of the Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii's Board of Directors. Modifies the procurement exemption for certain construction contracts. Removes the University President as the President of the Research Corporation....
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2013-07-09
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 288, 7/9/2013, (Gov. Msg. No. 1394).
SB68PassAllows judges discretion in setting incarceration terms when sentencing drug offenders in certain class B and class C felony. Excludes certain offenses cases. (SB68 HD1)
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2013-07-09
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 280, 7/9/2013, (Gov. Msg. No. 1386).
SB69PassRequires county police departments under certain conditions to fingerprint, photograph, and perform background checks on individuals who wish to register a firearm that was procured out-of-state. Authorizes the police departments to assess a fee for ...
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2013-07-09
Act 254, 7/2/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1357).
SB1256PassAppropriates $400,000 for operations, personnel costs, and the purchase of equipment required to support the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems' activities. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 273, 7/9/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1379).
SB1082PassDeletes statutory language specifying considerations and provisions for contracting transportation for school children. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 257, 7/2/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1360).
SB1083PassExempts contracts for student transportation services from statutory wage certification requirements. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 258, 7/2/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1361).
SB192PassMakes solicitation of a minor for prostitution a crime. Increases the statute of limitations to bring a cause of action for coercion into prostitution from two to six years. Clarifies the minimum and maximum fine for a person convicted of committing ...
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2013-07-09
Act 247, 7/1/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1350).
SB614PassRequires the Comptroller and the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts to commission permanent works of art to honor the late U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye and the late U.S. Representative Patsy T. Mink. Appropriates $250,000 for each year of the ...
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2013-07-09
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 281, 7/9/2013, (Gov. Msg. No. 1387).
SB1092PassMakes a general fund appropriation of $50,000,000 for fiscal year 2013-2014 to recapitalize the hurricane reserve trust fund. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 266, 7/3/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1369).
SB1094PassMakes a general fund appropriation of $50,000,000 for fiscal year 2013-2014 to recapitalize the emergency and budget reserve fund. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 267, 7/3/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1370).
SB911PassAppropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2013-2015 as a subsidy for Hawaii Health Systems Corporation for employment costs. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 283, 7/9/2013, (Gov. Msg. No. 1389).
SB1265PassSpecifies that an owner's agreement to locate and recover property that is presumed abandoned, shall be unenforceable and may be subject to an action to reduce the compensation amount if the agreement provides for compensation exceeding twenty-five p...
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2013-07-09
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 286, 7/9/2013, (Gov. Msg. No. 1392).
SB19PassExempts landlords and lessors who install renewable energy systems on their property and provide, sell, or transmit electricity generated from those renewable energy systems to tenants or lessees on the premises from the definition of public utility,...
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2013-07-09
Act 261, 7/3/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1364).
SB407PassClarifies statutory provisions relating to composition and quorum of island burial councils. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 276, 7/9/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1382).
SB6PassRequires dogs or cats that are captured or killed in a snare or trap to be reported to a county animal control officer. Establishes a misdemeanor animal cruelty offense for the use of steel-jawed leg-hold traps, and the use of snares, conibear, and f...
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2013-07-02
Act 208, 6/26/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1311).
SB5PassProvides several means of compensation in addition to rent reductions when the State withdraws, condemns, or takes public land leased for intensive agricultural or pastoral uses and renders the land unusable for the original purposes of the lease. (C...
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2013-07-02
Act 234, on 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1337).
SB1133PassExempts a container of liquid which DOH finds to be the sole item of a meal or diet from the Deposit Beverage Container Program. Limits the exemption for dietary supplement beverage containers from the Deposit Beverage Container Program to a single s...
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2013-07-02
Act 230, on 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1333).
SB1138PassAuthorizes the Department of Health to adopt, amend, or repeal rules to establish a list of specific vaccines and the immunization recommendations of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practi...
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2013-07-02
Act 231, on 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1334).
SB1280PassAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Kona SWAC, LLC, in constructing part of a seawater air conditioning district cooling system. (CD1)
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2013-07-02
Act 238, on 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1341).
SB454PassEncourages the widespread use of gray water in the interests of water conservation. Requires use of gray water to conform to the State Plumbing Code. Defines gray water. (SB454 HD1)
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2013-07-02
Act 233, on 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1336).
SB635PassAmends offenses of causing injury or death to a service dog and intentional interference with the use of a service dog to include law enforcement animals. Adds a definition of "law enforcement animal" to the Penal Code. (CD1)
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2013-07-02
Act 205, 6/26/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1308).
SB827PassProhibits employers, unions, and candidates or their agents from assisting voters with completing absentee ballots. Subjects special elections by mail to the same voter assistance prohibitions as for absentee ballots. Requires absentee voters to affi...
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2013-07-02
Act 235, on 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1338).
SB498PassAppropriates funds out of the Emergency Medical Services Special Fund to establish and fund a twenty-four-hour, seven-days-a-week, special emergency medical response vehicle unit based in Maalaea, Maui, including acquisition of a vehicle, equipment, ...
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2013-07-02
Act 242, on 6/28/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1345).
SB310PassEstablishes an assisted community treatment program in lieu of the involuntary outpatient treatment program for severely mentally ill individuals who meet specified criteria. Amends procedures for determination of order to and discharge from a treatm...
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2013-07-02
Act 221, 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1324).
SB978PassProhibits sentencing to a term of probation if the defendant is convicted of cruelty to animals in the first or second degree where the crime involves ten or more pet animals. Makes the offense of cruelty to animals in the second degree involving ten...
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2013-07-02
Act 210, 6/26/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1313).
SB515PassPart I: Appropriates funds to the department of health for substance abuse treatment, mental health support services, and clean and sober housing services. Part II: Appropriates funds for a rental assistance program, also known as a shallow subsidy p...
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2013-07-02
Act 222, 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1325).
SB993PassExpands the Department of Agriculture's agricultural loan program by adding farm innovation loan and expanding the definition of a new farmer. (CD1)
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2013-07-02
Act 201, 6/26/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1304).
SB102PassRequires financial institutions to report instances of suspected financial abuse of an elder directly to the appropriate county police department and the Department of Human Services. (CD1)
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2013-07-02
Act 216, 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1319).
SB757PassAppropriates funds to the Department of Education to operate and implement the Future Farmers of America program. (CD1)
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2013-07-02
Act 204, 6/26/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1307).
SB106PassEstablishes and funds a position for an Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia Services coordinator. Appropriates funds for programs and services that support the State's elderly population. Establishes the Task Force on Mobility Management. (CD1)
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2013-07-02
Act 214, 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1317).
SB44PassDefines "law enforcement officer" in chapter 334, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Authorizes advanced practice registered nurses to assess whether there is probable cause to believe a person is mentally ill or suffering from substance abuse or is otherwise ...
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2013-07-02
Act 232, on 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1335).
SB586PassProvides, under certain circumstances, an exemption from building code requirements and an expansion of existing building permit exemptions for nonresidential buildings or structures, including indigenous Hawaiian hale, on commercial farms and ranche...
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2013-07-02
Act 203, 6/26/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1306).
SB593PassExpands livestock feed subsidies to include milking goats, goats raised for meat, sheep, lambs, fish, and crustaceans. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
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2013-07-02
Act 200, 6/26/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1303).
SB1074PassRegulates physical therapist assistants by limiting the use of certain titles and requiring licensure. Specifies criteria for licensure. Adds a physical therapist assistant to the composition of the Board of Physical Therapy. Appropriates funds out o...
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2013-07-02
Act 220, 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1323).
SB606PassAppropriates funds to the University of Hawaii to pay student employees at new or expanded worksites on each campus. (CD1)
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2013-07-02
Act 237, on 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1340).
SB1087PassEstablishes a regulatory financing structure that authorizes the PUC and DBEDT to provide low-cost loans for green infrastructure equipment to achieve measurable cost savings and Hawaii's clean energy goals. Appropriates funds. Requires a report by D...
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2013-07-02
Act 211, 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1314).
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