HI Legislation | 2013 | Regular Session

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HB487EnrollExpands livestock feed subsidy to include feed for goats, sheep, lambs, fish, and crustaceans. Creates a subsidy for qualified feed developers. Appropriates funds. Authorizes the DOA to dispose of lands to and negotiate and enter into leases with the...
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2013-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-13 at 5:45PM in Conference Room 224.
SB524EngrossEstablishes an agricultural development and food security program. Establishes state planning objectives to increase demand and access to locally grown foods. Establishes state planning objectives to increase production of locally grown foods. Makes ...
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2013-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-13 4:30PM in conference room 224.
HB747EnrollLeaves unspecified the agribusiness development corporation's limit on investments in qualified securities of any one enterprise. Makes an appropriation for the agribusiness development corporation to purchase agricultural land. Effective July 1, 205...
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2013-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-13 at 4:30PM in Conference Room 224.
SB1010EngrossPermits a deputy attorney general, except for the Attorney General's First Deputy, to provide pro bono legal services in the sole discretion of the Attorney General. (SB1010 HD2)
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2013-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-13 4:15PM in conference room 325.
HB909EnrollCreates a task force that is to be convened by the department of health to study and make recommendations on elective pre-term pregnancy deliveries and point-of-care newborn screening. Appropriates funds to reimburse members of the task force for tra...
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2013-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-13 4:30PM in conference room 229.
HB1264EnrollAllows for agricultural loans to be administered for livestock biosecurity projects. Modifies new farmer loans and establishes a farm innovation loan program in the Department of Agriculture to promote the development of innovative technologies and t...
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2013-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-13 at 5:10PM in Conference Room 224.
HB914EnrollEstablishes the Hawaii Interagency Obesity Prevention Council. Makes an appropriation to support child and adult obesity prevention programs. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2013-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-13 4:30PM in conference room 229.
HB109EnrollRequires that all Hawaiian names and words included in letterheads, symbols, and emblems of the State and counties include accurate and appropriate Hawaiian spelling and punctuation. Establishes references for accurate, appropriate, and authentic Haw...
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2013-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-13 at 5:00PM in Conference Room 312.
HB530PassDesignates November as homelessness awareness month.
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2013-04-26
Act 050, 4/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1150).
HB321EnrollProvides a process for voter registration at absentee polling places. Effective 07/01/50. (SD2)
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2013-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-13 at 5:00PM in Conference Room 325.
SB49EngrossAmends or repeals various provisions of Hawaii's public education law to resolve conflicting and inconsistent language and for housekeeping and efficiency. Repeals the Department of Education's authority to create temporary positions and to transfer ...
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2013-04-26
The conference committee deferred the measure.
SB753EngrossAuthorizes the Department of Agriculture to enter into leases and other land transactions with the Agribusiness Development Corporation (ADC) for food production or organic livestock feed development. Creates a program under the ADC, with assistance ...
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2013-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-13 5:00PM in conference room 224.
SB105EngrossEstablishes a Fall Prevention and Early Detection Program within Department of Health's Emergency Medical Services and Injury Prevention System Branch. Appropriates unspecified sums for FY 2013-2014 and 2014-2015. Effective July 1, 2030. (SB105 HD1)
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2013-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-13 4:30PM in conference room 229.
HCR47PassRequesting The Extension Of The Government Contracting Task Force To Develop Recommendations To Address Issues That Affect Procurement For Goods And Services Purchased Through Nonprofit Organizations, Including Human Service Nonprofit Organizations T...
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2013-04-26
Received notice of Agreement and Adoption in House (Hse. Com. No. 748).
HB696PassAuthorizes the payment of an allowance for expenses to a lieutenant governor whose legal residence is on an island other than Oahu who is required to remain away from the island of the lieutenant governor's legal residence but within the State overni...
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2013-04-26
Act 051, 4/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1151).
HB694EnrollRepeals the temporary increase in income tax rates established by Act 60, SLH 2009, one year ahead of schedule by changing the sunset date of the increased tax rates from 12/31/2015 to 12/31/2014. Changes income tax rates after 12/31/2014. Effective ...
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2013-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-13 at 4:30PM in Conference Room 309.
HB1227EnrollAppropriates funds to DAGS for maintenance of Iolani Palace grounds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2013-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-13 at 5:15pm in Conference Room 224.
HB1483EnrollEstablishes a task force to study, among other things, the feasibility of allowing the operations of the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation regional systems and their facilities to transition to public-private partnership status. Requires report to th...
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2013-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-13 4:30PM in conference room 229.
HB1481EnrollCreates public funding program of candidates for the offices of state representative. Repeals provisions under the existing partial public financing program specifically applicable to candidates for the offices of governor, lieutenant governor, state...
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2013-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-13 at 5:00PM in Conference Room 325.
SB1254EngrossAppropriates funds to increase the on-call availability of emergency medical services and ambulance services in Ewa Beach. Effective July 1, 2030. (SB1254 HD1)
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2013-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-13 4:30PM in conference room 229.
SB1079PassPrepares for implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 by applying the producer licensing requirements of chapter 431:9A, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to insurance producers selling health insurance products offered by mutu...
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2013-04-26
Act 056, 4/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1156).
SB1258EngrossRequires real estate appraisers, acting as arbitrators, to record arbitration awards, the records of the awards, if separately issued, and any supplementary, dissenting, or explanatory opinions with the bureau of conveyances within ninety days of the...
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2013-04-26
The conference committee deferred the measure.
SB381EngrossChanges funding formula for the comprehensive public funding pilot project to the average of the amount spent by the winning candidates in the previous two county council elections of every district. Limits the number of candidates in the pilot progr...
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2013-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-13 4:15PM in conference room 325.
SB1261EngrossDefines "barrel" and "small brewery or brewpub." Establishes a tax rate of $0.23 per wine gallon on draft beer and beer other than draft beer that are brewed or produced by a small brewery or brewpub. Effective July 1, 2030. (SB1261 HD1)
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2013-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-13 2:30PM in conference room 016.
SB327PassAmends the Hawaii State Planning Act objectives and policies for the economy to support the purchase and consumption of locally grown food and food products. (SB327 HD1)
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2013-04-26
Act 055, 4/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1155).
SB1095EngrossEstablishes the Early Childhood Education Program within the Early Learning System. Effective July 1, 2030. (SB1095 HD2)
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2013-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-13 4:00PM in conference room 329.
SB910EngrossAppropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2013-2015 for public employees in collective bargaining unit (3) and for employees excluded from collective bargaining that are on the same compensation plans as those officers and employees within collective ba...
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2013-04-26
The conference committee deferred the measure.
SB391EngrossRequires the office of youth services to coordinate a two-year safe places for youth pilot program to establish a network of safe places where youth can access safety and services. Establishes the position of safe places for youth program coordinator...
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2013-04-26
The conference committee deferred the measure.
SB1100EngrossAuthorizes the Department of Human Services to draw from other funds appropriated by the legislature to maintain the level of general assistance benefits payments set at the beginning of each fiscal year for the entire fiscal year. Requires a report ...
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2013-04-26
The conference committee deferred the measure.
HCR204PassRequesting The Director Of Business, Economic Development, And Tourism To Establish A Working Group To Study, Consider, And Recommend Ways To Reduce The Transport Time And Cost Of Shipping Goods To Oahu From Molokai, Lanai, And Hana, Maui.
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2013-04-26
Received notice of Agreement and Adoption in House (Hse. Com. No. 748).
SB1101EngrossEstablishes the Interim Assistance Reimbursement Special Fund into which interim assistance reimbursements from the Social Security Administration will be deposited for reimbursements for state-funded financial assistance payments for qualified recip...
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2013-04-26
The conference committee deferred the measure.
SB194PassAdds offenses related to solicitation of prostitution to list of offenses ineligible for deferred acceptance of guilty plea. (SB194 HD1)
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2013-04-26
Act 053, 4/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1153).
SB331EngrossIncreases the hourly minimum wage to $7.75 on January 1, 2014, $8.25 on January 1, 2015, $8.75 on January 1, 2016, and $9.00 on January 1, 2017. Effective July 1, 2050. (SB331 HD1)
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2013-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-13 4:00PM in conference room 325.
HB1419EnrollAppropriates an unspecified amount in general funds to PISCES. Requires report to the Legislature by September 1, 2013. Effective 7/1/2030. (SD1)
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2013-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-13 at 4:15PM in Conference Room 312.
HCR92PassRequesting The Department Of Education To Expand The Mandarin Chinese Language Curriculum In Public High Schools.
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2013-04-25
Received notice of Agreement and Adoption in House (Hse. Com. No. 738).
HB799EnrollEstablishes a workforce development training program that provides wage reimbursement for on-the-job training by entities who receive a motion picture, digital media, and film production income tax credit. Amends the motion picture, digital media, an...
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2013-04-25
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-26-13 11:00AM in conference room 423.
SB1141EngrossAmends the Penal Code to establish limits to the length of conditional release for certain charges, clarifies circumstances under which conditional release may be tolled, and requires information-sharing among public agencies. Requires report to the ...
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2013-04-25
The Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 4 Ayes: Representative(s) Belatti, Rhoads, Morikawa, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Aquino.
SB1361EngrossEstablishes the Banyan Drive Community Development Board to advise the DLNR on the redevelopment and maintenance of Banyan Drive in Hilo on Hawaii Island. Effective through June 31, 2020. (SB1361 HD1)
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2013-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-13 1:00PM in conference room 224.
HCR178PassRequesting The Board Of Education To Review And Modify Board Policy No. 6710 To Identify Ways To Incorporate Sustainability Education And Environmental Stewardship At The Classroom Level.
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2013-04-25
Received notice of Agreement and Adoption in House (Hse. Com. No. 738).
SB858EngrossRequires the governor or appointing authority to strive for equal gender representation when appointing members to boards and commissions. Prohibits members of boards and commissions whose reappointment to a second consecutive term has failed to rece...
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2013-04-25
The conference committee deferred the measure.
SB853EngrossRequires the elections commission to conduct a performance evaluation of the chief election officer every six months. (SB853 HD1)
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2013-04-25
The Conference committee recommends that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 2 Aye(s): Senator(s) Hee, Slom; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Shimabukuro.
HB1375EnrollRequests the financial assistance advisory council to assist the department of human services in proposing recommendations to restructure the welfare payment system and report any findings to the legislature. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2013-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-13 1:45PM in conference room 229.
HCR130PassUrging Congress To Support The Construction Of A Memorial Commemorating The War In The Pacific At The Pearl Harbor Visitor Center.
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2013-04-25
Received notice of Agreement and Adoption in House (Hse. Com. No. 738).
SB1293EngrossRequires any sole proprietor electrical contractor, pole and line contractor, high voltage electrical contractor, or electronic systems contractor to possess a trade license to perform electrical work in the State. Exempts employees of a public utili...
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2013-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-13 5:30PM in conference room 016.
HCR46PassAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Lanikai, Koolaupoko, Oahu, For Seawall And Revetment Purposes.
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2013-04-25
Received notice of Agreement and Adoption in House (Hse. Com. No. 738).
SB623EngrossReplaces the current renewable energy technology systems tax credit with tax credits for solar energy property and wind energy property. Requires the Department of Taxation and Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to report tax c...
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2013-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-13 11:30AM in conference room 225.
SB506EngrossClarifies and establishes various professional and vocational licensing requirements for military veterans. Effective July 1, 2050. (SB506 HD2)
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2013-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-13 5:00PM in conference room 016.
HB1298EnrollProvides a taxpayer who hires an individual with a disability with a nonrefundable income tax credit at 50% of qualified wages for the 6-month period for which the individual is initially hired by the taxpayer. Effective 07/01/2030. (SD2)
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2013-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-13 1:45PM in conference room 229.
SB803EngrossEstablishes a four-year pilot program requiring DAGS to implement irrigation water conservation best management practices, as established by the Landscape Industry Council of Hawaii and report to the Legislature. Makes an appropriation. Effective Jul...
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2013-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-13 1:00PM in conference room 224.
HB1163EnrollAppropriates funds for the employer-union health benefits trust fund costs for officers and employees within collective bargaining unit (10) and their excluded counterparts. Effective 07/01/50. (SD1)
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2013-04-25
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-26-13 10:30AM in conference room 325.
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