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HB1133VetoProhibits the issuance of more than 40 commercial use permits for any marine life conservation district not accessible by land and limits access by commercial use permittees to no more than 50 percent of permittees. Requires DLNR to immediately initi...
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2019-07-09
Vetoed on 07-09-19 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1379).
HB452PassAuthorizes the Public Utilities Commission to establish preferential electricity rates for agricultural activities that utilize protected agriculture to produce fruits or vegetables for distribution. (HB452 CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 203, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1305).
HB1163PassAuthorizes a financial institution that is a depository institution to conduct savings promotion or prizelinked savings contests in which its account holders are contestants. (HB1163 CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 253, 07/05/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1355).
HB330PassAppropriates moneys for youth suicide early intervention, prevention, and education initiatives. (HB330 CD1)
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2019-07-05
Act 180, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1282).
HB710PassAdds reproductive health decisions to the list of categories that are protected against discriminatory employment practices. (HB710 CD1)
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2019-07-05
Act 178, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1280).
HB1272PassAuthorizes pharmacies to accept the return of any prescription drug for disposal via collection receptacles or mail-back programs; prohibits pharmacies from redispensing returned prescription drugs or accepting returned prescription drugs in exchange...
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2019-07-05
Act 183, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1285).
HB1312PassAuthorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds to be appropriated into and out of the rental housing revolving fund. (HB1312 CD1)
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2019-07-05
Act 189, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1291).
HB1176PassAuthorizes law enforcement officers of the Department of Transportation to use electric guns while performing their duties. Requires law enforcement officers of DOT to be accredited by June 30, 2024, for the use of electric guns. (SD1)
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2019-07-05
Act 187, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1289).
HB501PassClarifies the authorization of the use of fireworks by permit for movie, television, and theatrical productions and for activities for testing, disposal, and destruction of illegal fireworks by law enforcement. Allows the jurisdictional authority to ...
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2019-07-05
Act 186, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1288).
HB1552PassPart I: Establishes the Hawaii Correctional System Oversight Commission. Creates a position for an Oversight Coordinator for the Commission. Extends the sunset date of the Reentry Commission to 1/1/2020. Repeals the Reentry Commission and Corrections...
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2019-07-05
Act 179, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1281).
HB497PassRequires the Legislative Reference Bureau to update its Report of the Illegal Fireworks Task Force to the Legislature for the Regular Session of 2011. (SD2)
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2019-07-05
Act 184, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1286).
HB499PassCorrects the labeling dimensions for a label affixed to display fireworks from nine inches by nine inches to nine square inches. (SD1)
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2019-07-05
Act 185, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1287).
HB483PassEffective 1/1/2020, incorporates federal law regarding social groups and youth services organizations, same-sex living facilities, and sex-restricted scholarships and other forms of financial assistance into Act 110, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018. Exte...
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2019-07-05
Act 177, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1279).
HB601PassRepeals the requirement that disabled veterans be in receipt of disability retirement pay from the Armed Forces to be exempt from payment of annual motor vehicle registration fees. (SD1)
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2019-07-05
Act 188, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1290).
HB551PassExtends various reporting deadlines and the sunset date of the cesspool conversion working group established pursuant to Act 132, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018. Extends the lapse date on appropriations for the comprehensive statewide study of sewage co...
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2019-07-03
Act 170, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1272).
HB1449PassExtends the nursing facility sustainability program to 2021. Allows the nursing facility sustainability fee to be used to enhance capitated rates for the purpose of paying quality incentives. Increases the nursing facility sustainability fee limit fr...
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2019-07-03
Act 163, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1265).
HB398PassAmends the composition of the Board of Regents of the University of Hawaii and reduces the number of board members from 15 members to 11 members. Specifies terms of holdover board members. (HB398 CD1)
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2019-07-03
Act 172, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1274).
HB1273PassCreates the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Medicaid Waiver Administrative Claiming Special Fund to capture federal moneys resulting from DOH's participation in the SSA 1915(c) waiver program. Requires DOH and DHS to work with stakeholder...
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2019-07-03
Act 165, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1267).
HB1455PassAppropriates funds for the University of Hawaii Maui College's International Office. (HB1455 CD1)
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2019-07-03
Act 164, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1266).
HB420PassRemoves a provision from the Transient Accommodations Tax law designating the Hawaii Convention Center as the location for operation of a Hawaiian Center and the Museum of Hawaiian Music and Dance. (HB420 CD1)
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2019-07-03
Act 171, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1273).
HB820PassRequires the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to study and formulate a plan to implement an ALOHA homes program to provide low-cost, high-density leasehold homes for sale to Hawaii residents on state-owned lands within a one-half mi...
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2019-07-03
Act 167, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1269).
HB1270PassExtends the hospital sustainability program for two years. Clarifies exemptions from the hospital sustainability fee and increases the allowable aggregate fees to be charged. Appropriates funds out of the hospital sustainability special fund for fisc...
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2019-07-03
Act 173, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1275).
HB703PassAmends the sentencing requirements for OVUII and HOVUII offenses. Amends the threshold for HOVUII offenses. Requires the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to convene a task force to examine and propose legislatio...
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2019-07-03
Act 169, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1271).
HB843PassAppropriates funds for one Applied Technical Education position at Hawaii Community College. (HB843 CD2)
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2019-07-03
Act 168, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1270).
HB1068PassMakes an appropriation for a Heeia State Park community-based long-range plan for the Heeia National Estuarine Research Reserve System. Requires the Hawaii Community Development Authority to consult with various entities in developing the plan. (HB10...
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2019-07-03
Act 166, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1268).
HB1548PassAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to study and combat rapid ohia death. (HB1548 CD1)
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2019-07-01
Act 147, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1249).
HB401PassRequires all public agencies to identify and evaluate vehicle fleet energy efficiency programs to be implemented using vehicle fleet performance contracts, whereby the agencies may contract for the provision of vehicles or associated capital investme...
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2019-07-01
Act 144, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1246).
HB560PassRequires UH community colleges to establish energy systems and technology training courses for county officers and employees responsible for permitting, inspecting, licensing, and approving construction projects and an advisory committee of industry ...
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2019-07-01
Act 145, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1247).
HB1585PassEstablishes a rebate program for installation of eligible new or upgraded multi-user electric vehicle charging systems. Authorizes the Public Utilities Commission to contract for third-party administration of the rebate program. Appropriates funds. (...
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2019-07-01
Act 142, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1244).
HB556PassRequires the department of business, economic development, and tourism to adopt minimum appliance efficiency standards for certain products sold or installed in the State that are substantially equivalent to existing appliance efficiency standards es...
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2019-07-01
Act 141, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1243).
HB1009PassRequires a movie theater to provide at least two showings per week per movie offered with open movie captioning. Removes the option for a movie theater to provide eyewear to fulfill the open movie captioning requirement. Makes the open captioning req...
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2019-07-01
Act 154, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1256).
HB1165PassRequires a license or state identification card to include a person's full legal name, date of birth, gender designation, residence address, and license number. Specifies gender designation options of F, M, or X. Effective 7/1/2020. (SD2)
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2019-07-01
Act 148, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1250).
HB711PassAmends the affirmative defense of extreme mental or emotional disturbance to murder or attempted murder by prohibiting explanations based solely on the defendant's discovery, defendant's knowledge, or the disclosure of the victim's gender, gender ide...
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2019-07-01
Act 149, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1251).
HB664PassClarifies that the ban on sexual orientation change efforts applies to conversion therapy practices or treatments that seek to change an individual's sexual orientation or gender identity. (SD1)
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2019-07-01
Act 157, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1259).
HB1558PassRequires the Office of Planning to update the Hawaii 2050 Sustainability Plan and submit the updated plan to the Legislature prior to the Regular Session of 2021 and every tenth session thereafter, using the goals and priority guidelines of the Hawai...
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2019-07-01
Act 146, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1248).
HB257PassAuthorizes the use of private lands for the Ohana Zones Pilot Program. Provides additional time for the implementation of the Ohana Zones Pilot Program to June 30, 2023. Extends the Emergency Department Homelessness Assessment Pilot Program and the M...
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2019-06-28
Act 128, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1230).
HB468PassAppropriates funds for the healthy aging partnership program to further the program's role in improving the health and well-being of Hawaii's kupuna. (SD2)
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2019-06-28
Act 124, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1226).
HB1248PassEnacts voting by mail uniformly across all counties for all elections commencing in 2020. Establishes a limited number of voter service centers that would remain open from the tenth business day preceding an election through the day of the election t...
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2019-06-28
Act 136, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1238).
HB168PassAuthorizes a voter with special needs, including a disability, to request that a ballot be forwarded by electronic transmission at any time. (SD1)
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2019-06-28
Act 137, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1239).
HB757PassRequires DOT and county transportation departments to adopt Vision Zero policies to prevent and eliminate traffic fatalities. Requires the State Highway Safety Council, in consultation with the counties, to review traffic policies and recommendations...
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2019-06-28
Act 134, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1236).
HB465PassMakes an appropriation to the department of health to provide funding for the kupuna care program. (SD2)
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2019-06-28
Act 123, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1225).
HB471PassEstablishes quorum requirements for the Policy Advisory Board for Elder Affairs. (HB471 CD1)
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2019-06-28
Act 125, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1227).
HB1453PassAuthorizes the DOH to establish fees for ground transportation to medical facilities and for provision of emergency medical services that do not include transport. Authorizes transportation by ambulance to medical facilities other than hospital emerg...
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2019-06-28
Act 140, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1242).
HB1070PassProvides that a public school shall not be required by the Department of Education to expend its own school funds to maintain any geographically disadvantageous land on or adjacent to its property. Appropriates funds for teacher stipends for the Grow...
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2019-06-25
Act 116, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1218).
HB546PassAllows a class 18 small craft producer pub licensee to manufacture not more than 70,000 barrels of malt beverages on the licensee's premises during the license year. Clarifies that a class 14 brewpub licensee or class 18 small craft producer pub lice...
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2019-06-25
Act 115, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1217).
HB116PassAppropriates funds for the operating budget of the Executive Branch for fiscal years 20192020 and 20202021. (HB116 CD1)
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2019-06-25
Act 113, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1215).
HB807PassAmends the misdemeanor offense of unsworn falsification to authorities to include knowingly making a false statement to a state investigator or county inspector in certain circumstances. (SD1)
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2019-06-25
Act 114, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1216).
HB507PassAuthorizes a judge or magistrate to approve a search warrant based on sworn oral statements or electronic communications. Effective 1/1/2020. (SD1)
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2019-06-25
Act 117, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1219).
HB1157PassExempts students in post-secondary education programs from immunization requirements if they attend classes exclusively online or through distance learning, under certain conditions. (HB1157 CD1)
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2019-06-25
Act 101, 06/20/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1203).
HB903PassRequires the Judiciary to establish a financial hardship task force. (HB903 CD1)
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2019-06-25
Act 112, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1214).
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