HI Legislation | 2019 | Regular Session

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SB1173PassAmends 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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2019-06-12
Act 067, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1168).
SB753PassAppropriates funds for operational expenses for revitalizing the Aquaculture Development Program within HDOA. (CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 063, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1164).
HB999PassPermanently exempts nine positions in the Department of Human Services from civil service. Temporarily exempts from civil service three positions in the Department of Human Services. (HB999 CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 081, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1182).
SB1263PassAmends 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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2019-06-12
Act 095, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1196).
HB990PassAllows the Department of Defense to recoup operating costs when the Adjutant General permits temporary use of department facilities to the public and requires remaining net proceeds to be deposited into the general fund. (HB990 CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 076, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1177).
SB1241PassPermits 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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2019-06-12
Act 092, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1193).
SB1231PassAmends 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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2019-06-12
Act 084, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1185).
SB1237PassRequires 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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2019-06-12
Act 088, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1189).
SB1176PassAmends 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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2019-06-12
Act 068, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1169).
HB809PassAppropriates operating and capital improvement grants for fiscal year 2020. Effective 7/1/2019. (CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 039, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1140).
HB1417PassRequires the Department of Human Services to use an integrated and multigenerational approach to delivering human services to reduce the incidence of intergenerational poverty and dependence on public benefits. (HB1417 CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 082, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1183).
HB340PassAppropriates funds to HTDC for the Small Business Innovation Research Program, Manufacturing Assistance Program, and Excelerator Program. (HB340 CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 055, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1156).
SB1204PassAmends 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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2019-06-12
Act 051, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1152).
SB1240PassAdds 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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2019-06-12
Act 091, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1192).
HB944PassProhibits a public benefits corporation from purchasing its own memberships. Clarifies functions, duties, and composition of nonprofit boards of directors. Permits boards to take action without a meeting through electronic means. Clarifies time limit...
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2019-06-12
Act 065, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1166).
HB988PassImplements section 106 of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, P.L. 115-174, by providing a 120-day temporary authority to originate loans in this State for loan originators moving from a depository institution to a no...
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2019-06-12
Act 074, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1175).
HB1413PassAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds (SPRB) to assist E Ola Mau Na Leo O Kekaha with the acquisition, remediation, and development of the old Kekaha Sugar Mill in Kekaha, Kauai, Hawaii. (HB1413 CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 043, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1144).
HB510PassAppropriates funds for the Judiciary for the fiscal biennium beginning 7/1/2019 and ending 6/30/2021. Effective 7/1/2019. (CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 038, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1139).
HB1013PassEstablishes an involuntary hospitalization task force to examine existing law and make recommendations to the legislature to reduce unnecessary emergency department admissions and improve access for MH-1 patients to the most appropriate level of care...
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2019-06-12
Act 090, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1191).
SB25PassAmends 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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2019-06-12
Act 070, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1171).
SB494PassMakes a deposit into the emergency and budget reserve fund pursuant to article VII, section 6, of the Hawaii Constitution. Appropriates funds. (SB494 CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 044, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1145).
HB1033PassRequires owners of vessels over 26 feet and registered with DLNR or with a Coast Guard document number and owners of grounded vessels to obtain vessel insurance coverage of at least $100,000. Permits exemption for certain transient vessels. Requires ...
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2019-06-12
Act 094, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1195).
HB981PassSpecifies that overpayments of refunds and retirement benefits constitute a debt due and owing to the ERS by recipients of overpayments. Authorizes the ERS to adopt and enforce rules to recover retirement benefit overpayments. Authorizes waiver of re...
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2019-06-12
Act 053, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1154).
SB1210PassMeets 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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2019-06-12
Act 071, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1172).
HB1375PassAppropriates funds to support the work of the State of Hawaii Museum of Natural and Cultural History (State Museum), including the hiring of staff, which sums shall be in addition to and not supplant any portion of the Department of Budget and Financ...
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2019-06-12
Act 042, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1143).
HB945PassClarifies requirements for submission of financial reports by professional solicitors and commercial co-venturers that raise funds for a charitable organization. Eliminates audit report requirements for charitable organizations not otherwise subject ...
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2019-06-12
Act 066, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1167).
HB1028PassExpands the type of revenue that can be deposited into the Endangered Species Trust Fund. (HB1028 CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 093, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1194).
SB1201PassAppropriates 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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2019-06-12
Act 050, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1151).
HB888PassAppropriates funds to support the operations of the Maui Health System. (HB888 CD2)
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2019-06-12
Act 058, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1159).
SB1440PassAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Trevi Systems, Inc., or its related entity, Kona Coast Water LLC, to fund the planning, designing, construction, equipping, land leases, and other assets for two or more plants to des...
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2019-06-12
Act 052, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1153).
SB1223PassExtends the sunset date of Act 141, Session Laws of Hawaii 2009, as amended, which requires each county to issue affordable housing credits to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, until July 1, 2024. Extends the sunset date of Act 98, Session Laws ...
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2019-06-12
Act 080, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1181).
HB942PassMakes appropriations for claims against the State, its officers, and its employees. (HB942 CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 099, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1200).
HB250PassAppropriates funds to implement, expand, and sustain the program. Appropriates funds to license electronic school records. (HB250 CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 054, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1155).
SB1130PassSpecifies that the Internal Revenue Code section 512(a)(7), with respect to increases in unrelated business taxable income by disallowed fringe, is not operative in Hawaii income tax law. Conforms Hawaii income and estate and generation-skipping tran...
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2019-06-12
Act 069, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1170).
SB1226PassRequires criminal history record checks of adult relatives who provide care for a child whose family receives a child care subsidy from the Department of Human Services. Clarifies the role and response of the child care licensing program when it rece...
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2019-06-12
Act 083, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1184).
HB172PassAppropriates funds for Fiscal Biennium 2019-2021 for the Office of the Trustees (OHA150), Office of Hawaiian Affairs Administration (OHA160), and Beneficiary Advocacy (OHA175). Requires an expenditure of general funds to pay for the auditor to conduc...
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2019-06-12
Act 037, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1138).
HB993PassImproves the effectiveness of the State Emergency Management Program through modifications and additions to chapter 127A, Hawaii Revised Statutes. (HB993 CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 078, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1179).
HB1319PassAuthorizes special purpose revenue bonds for Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc. and its subsidiaries Maui Electric Company and Hawaii Electric Light Company for multi-project capital improvement programs. (HB1319 CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 041, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1142).
SB1271PassClarifies that tax refund offsets may be performed by the Department of Accounting and General Services and the Department of Taxation. (SB1271 HD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 097, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1198).
HB329PassAmends the Kauai flooding disaster relief appropriation made in Act 12, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, to include flood mitigation measures. Extends the lapse date of the appropriation to June 30, 2020. Exempts the appropriation from certain restrictio...
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2019-06-12
Act 035, 06/05/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1136).
SB281PassAppropriates funds to the Department of Health for collective bargaining requirements for ambulance providers and other current expenses. Requires the Department of Health to contract with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration under the ...
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2019-06-12
Act 060, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161).
HB655PassDesignates the month of September of each year as Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. (SD1)
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2019-06-12
HB655 HD1 became law without the Governor's signature, Act 036, 04/23/2019, (Gov. Msg. No. 1137).
SB1213PassRequires a party initiating a bid challenge to pay the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs a non-refundable filing fee for contracts with an estimated value of $500,000 or more. (CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 073, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1174).
HB901PassReduces the number of paper copies of government publications required to be deposited with the State Publications Distribution Center. Requires state and county agencies to deposit two paper copies and one electronic copy with the State Publications...
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2019-06-12
Act 100, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1201).
HB1259PassAppropriates capital improvement projects for fiscal biennium 20192021.
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2019-06-12
Act 040, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1141).
HB1007PassAllow participants to make both pre-tax contributions and post-tax contributions to the State Deferred Compensation Plan. (SD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 086, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1187).
SB1002PassExtends the authorization to issue special purpose revenue bonds to assist Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning, LLC, until June 30, 2024. (CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 046, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1147).
SB1238PassCreates the Executive Office on Aging Administrative Claiming Special Fund to enhance the drawdown of federal funds. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 089, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1190).
HB991PassApplies the protections of civil relief for state military forces to persons serving on full time National Guard duty under title 32 United States Code and aligns the HRS with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, codified in 50 United States Code cha...
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2019-06-12
Act 077, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1178).
SB316PassAppropriates funds to the University of Hawaii for additional funding for the Hawaii Community College Promise Program. Requires a report to the Legislature. (SB316 HD2)
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2019-06-12
Act 061, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1162).
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