HI Legislation | 2019 | Regular Session | Senate

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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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
SB1195PassAppropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining unit (5) and their excluded counterparts. (CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 048, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1149).
SB1212PassRequires third party administrators to be licensed and regulated by the Insurance Commissioner. Effective 1/1/2020. (CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 072, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1173).
SB1236PassClarifies that the exemption from payment of parking fees is an exception for drivers who are unable to reach or operate a parking meter or unattended pay station because of a physical disability, and who display a disabled paid parking exemption per...
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2019-06-12
Act 087, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1188).
SB1197PassAppropriates 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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2019-06-12
Act 049, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1150).
SB394PassAmends the rules for sourcing the sales factor for net income tax to impose market sourcing for sales of other than tangible personal property. Provides specific rules for intangibles and services. (CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 096, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1197).
SB985PassAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Pearl Harbor Floating Drydock, LLC, for the construction of a purpose-built floating drydock at Pearl Harbor to service submarines and surface ships. (CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 045, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1146).
SB1232PassAuthorizes the Department of Human Services to disclose, upon consent, confirmed reports of child abuse or neglect to any parent or guardian of a child enrolled in an exempt or excluded child care facility. (CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 085, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1186).
SB471PassAppropriates funds for core homelessness services, including the outreach program, rapid re-housing program, housing first program, family assessment centers, stored property and debris removal services, and the state rent supplemental program. (CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 062, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1163).
SB1221PassClarifies delegation of powers to the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board's Executive Director to timely approve license and permit applications. Clarifies reporting of data from Hawaii Department of Education, Charter School Commission, and Charter Schoo...
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2019-06-12
Act 079, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1180).
SB166PassAppropriates funds for a vote counting system contract. (SB166 HD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 059, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1160).
SB1192PassAppropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining units (2), (3), (4), (6), (8), (9), (13), and (14) and their excluded counterparts. (CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 047, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1148).
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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