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HB889EngrossEstablishes the publicprivate partnership working group and requires an annual report to be submitted to the legislature. Adds public-private partnership project delivery methods and related conditions and requirements to the Hawaii Public Procuremen...
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2019-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 3:15PM in conference room 423.
HB558EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for employing lifeguards and purchasing life-saving equipment at Kua Bay in Kekaha Kai State Park on the island of Hawaii. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 10:30AM in conference room 312.
HB764PassClarifies that the requirement for a motor vehicle insurer to maintain a complete sales and claims service office does not apply to the county of Kalawao.
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2019-04-24
Act 019, 04/23/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1120).
HB754EngrossEstablishes a framework for the Department of Transportation and the counties to regulate electric foot scooters. Amends definitions of moped to exclude electric foot scooters. Prohibits use of electric foot scooters to individuals under the age of f...
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2019-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 10:35AM in conference room 225.
HB122PassAbolishes the Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Trust Fund of the Department of Defense and transfers the unencumbered balance to the general fund.
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2019-04-24
Act 018, 04/23/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1119).
HB267EngrossRequires drug manufacturers to notify prescription drug benefit plans and pharmacy benefit managers if a proposed increase in the wholesale price of certain drugs would result in a sixteen per cent or more price increase over a twoyear period. Requir...
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2019-04-24
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-25-19 4:00PM in conference room 229.
HB615EngrossRequires the Board of Education to invite the exclusive representative for Bargaining Unit (5) (teachers and other personnel of the Department of Education) to appoint a nonvoting public school teacher representative to the Board. Effective 7/1/2050....
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2019-04-24
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 958).
HB720PassRequires firearm owners to report lost, stolen, or destroyed firearms. (HB720 HD1)
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2019-04-24
Act 023, 04/24/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1124).
HB1188EngrossAppropriates funds for fiscal year 2019-2020 to the State Procurement Office to advance the Small Business Assistance Initiative established by Act 42, Session Laws of Hawaii 2017. Effective 1/1/2061. (SD1)
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2019-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 3:15PM in conference room 423.
HB1043EngrossReplaces the tax boards of review with a single tax appeal review panel comprised of members who shall devote full time to their duties. Amends the grounds upon which an appeal to the administrative appeals and dispute resolution program may be made ...
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2019-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-26-19 2:00PM in conference room 309.
HCR161PassRequesting The Hawaii Community Development Authority To Study Properties In Or Around Kakaako To Recommend Appropriate Sites For A New Fire Station Or, Alternatively, To Identify Existing Fire Stations That May Be Relocated Or Expanded To More Effec...
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2019-04-24
Resolution adopted in final form.
HB221EngrossEstablishes minimum requirements for dental assistants. Clarifies the allowable and prohibited practices by dental assistants. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-04-24
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-19 9:30AM in conference room 229.
HB1530EngrossEstablishes and appropriates funds for the Teacher Mentor Incentive Program within the Department of Education. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2019-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 3:10PM in conference room 329.
HB121PassAbolishes the Captain Cook memorial fund, custodial services special fund, donations for voter registration drive trust account, and information technology trust fund of the Department of Accounting and General Services and transfers unencumbered bal...
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2019-04-24
Act 021, 04/23/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1122).
HB318EngrossRequires the Department of Education to convene a Staggered School Start Times Task Force to study and evaluate the issues and implications of instituting a staggered school start times program, including effects on school bus schedules. Requires a r...
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2019-04-24
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-25-19 3:05PM in conference room 329.
HB1093EngrossEstablishes rules, regulations, and permitting procedures for transportation network companies operating in the State. Makes permanent insurance requirements for transportation network companies and transportation network drivers. Appropriates funds....
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2019-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 10:35AM in conference room 225.
HB159EngrossIncreases criminal penalties for anyone who knowingly keeps or maintains any structure or place for the purpose of using controlled substances or which is used for keeping or selling them in violation of controlled substance laws. Increases certain c...
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2019-04-23
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 953).
HB307EngrossBroadens the definition of "renewable energy" as used in the public utilities commission law to include other self-replenishing non-fossil fuel, non-nuclear resources. Amends the renewable energy technologies income tax credit by, among other things,...
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2019-04-23
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 828).
HB532EngrossEstablishes a Chief Data Officer and Data Task Force in the Office of Enterprise Technology Services to develop, implement, and manage statewide data set policies, procedures, and standards. Appropriates moneys. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-04-23
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-24-19 2:30PM in conference room 224.
HB747EngrossEstablishes employment first as a state policy with respect to disabled persons. Requires state and county agencies to implement this policy in hiring and all programs and services administered or funded by the State or counties. Applies employment f...
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2019-04-23
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 953).
HB295EngrossAmends the definition of domestic abuse under Hawaii's insurance laws and domestic abuse protective order statutes to include emotional abuse between family or household members. Defines emotional abuse. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-04-23
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 953).
HB1193EngrossAmends the income tax credit for expenses for household and dependent care services necessary for gainful employment by changing the taxpayer's applicable percentage of employment-related expenses that constitutes the tax credit and cap amount. Effec...
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2019-04-23
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 953).
HB312EngrossRequires the University of Hawaii, West Oahu campus, to offer a Bachelor of Arts degree in creative media by the start of the 2020 spring semester. Repeals the annual $35,000,000 rolling cap and extends the repeal date for the motion picture, digital...
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2019-04-23
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 2:30PM in conference room 329.
HB217EngrossRequires that when an officer has custody of a child under the age of 16 for an alleged violation of law, the child shall have contact with legal counsel or a parent or legal guardian before the child waives any constitutional rights and before any c...
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2019-04-23
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Wednesday, 04-24-19 3:30PM in conference room 325.
HB627EngrossRequires noncandidate committees and other persons who make independent expenditures supporting or opposing a candidate to report expenditures in support or opposition. Requires the Campaign Spending Commission to post independent expenditure informa...
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2019-04-23
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 955).
HB1062EngrossEstablishes a broadband infrastructure grant program to be administered by the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism. Takes effect 7/1/3000. (SD1)
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2019-04-23
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 825).
HCR19PassAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Kaalawai, Honolulu, Oahu, For The Existing Seawall And Steps, And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of The Existing Improvements Constructed Ther...
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HB765EngrossRequires incorporation of sea level rise projections in all new plans and updates to existing state plans generated under the Hawaii State Planning Act and the plans of the Public Utilities Commission. Appropriates funds for the facilitation of stake...
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2019-04-22
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 948).
HCR36PassUrging The Governor's Coordinator On Homelessness And The City And County Of Honolulu To Come Together And Prioritize Their Homelessness Efforts In The Area Surrounding The Hawaii Children's Discovery Center By Convening A Task Force.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HCR214PassUrging The United States Department Of The Treasury To Maintain The Original Timeline To Introduce Harriet Tubman And Other Female And Civil Rights Leaders Onto United States Currency By 2020 To Celebrate One Hundred Years Of Women's Suffrage.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HB1582EngrossIncreases the maximum length of concession contracts from 15 years to 20 years. Replaces requirements that certain concessions shall be operated by nonprofit corporations in order to be exempt from the sealed bid requirements of section 102-2(a), Haw...
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2019-04-22
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 948).
HB272EngrossCaps 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 securiti...
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2019-04-22
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 950).
HR156PassUrging The Public Utilities Commission To Consider The Impacts Of The Palehua Wind Project On The Surrounding Community.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HB1192EngrossConforms statutory prohibitions against wage discrimination with other prohibitions on employment discrimination. Clarifies allowable justifications for compensation differentials and remedies for pay disparity. Requires employers to disclose wage ra...
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2019-04-22
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 948).
HCR43PassUrging Hawaii's Congressional Delegation And The Governor To Collaborate With The Legislature To Ensure Expedited Burials For Veterans, Deceased Active Duty Members Of The United States Armed Forces, And Their Spouses At Veterans Cemeteries Throughou...
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HB1356EngrossAppropriates funds to the Office of Elections operating budget for the 2020 election voting contract, 2021 reapportionment, and 4 temporary positions. (SD1)
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2019-04-22
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 948).
HCR6PassAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Kukuiula, Koloa, Kona, Kauai, For A Seawall And Steps, And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of The Existing Improvements Constructed Thereon.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HCR232PassApproving The Selection Of George Ryoichi Ariyoshi To Be Inducted Into The Aloha Order Of Merit.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HCR202PassDeclaring April As Child Abuse Prevention Month.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HCR179PassRequesting The University Of Hawaii Board Of Regents To Continue To Support And Fund The Industrial Relations Center As A Valuable Labor-management Relations Resource For The Public And Private Sectors.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HCR205PassRequesting The Department Of Human Services, In Consultation With The Department Of Public Safety, To Work With The Family Reunification Working Group And Other Community Stakeholders To Develop A Plan To Establish Visitation Centers At All State Cor...
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HCR96PassUrging The City And County Of Honolulu To Work With State In Developing Strategies To Provide Assistance To The Homeless And Reduce The Number Of Homeless Individuals In Waipahu.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HB1274EngrossEstablishes a collective bargaining unit for graduate student assistants employed by the University of Hawaii. Effective 1/1/2051. (SD1)
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2019-04-22
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 948).
HB931EngrossProhibits landlords from recovering possession of a dwelling unit from tenants if habitability of the premises is significantly impaired. Sets a tenant's liability for rent if habitability of the premises is significantly impaired. Provides remedies ...
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2019-04-22
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 948).
HCR112PassAuthorizing The Amendment Of A Lease Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Piers 24 To 26, Identified As "lot 12", In Honolulu Harbor, Oahu, For Pacific Shipyards International.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HB1187EngrossAuthorizes from other funds of the Employees' Retirement System Pension Trust (BUF141) for fiscal biennium 2019-2021, the additional sum of $ for fiscal year 2019-2020, and the additional sum of $ for fiscal year 2020-2021 for various ERS operating c...
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2019-04-22
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 948).
HB158EngrossSpecifies requirements for contractor or subcontractor payment to all mechanics and laborers employed on a government service contract job site. Permits governmental contracting agencies to withhold accrued payments as necessary to pay mechanics and ...
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2019-04-22
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 948).
HB1487EngrossEstablishes the Honolulu shoreline climate protection pilot project to develop a plan to protect urban Honolulu from the impacts of sea level rise, floodwater, storms, and other impacts of a rapidly changing climate. Appropriates funds to the Departm...
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2019-04-22
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 948).
HB838EngrossExempts an eleemosynary organization that meets certain conditions and intends to engage in a public works project or operation involving the installation or maintenance of a mooring system for vessels under one hundred gross tons from licensure and ...
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2019-04-22
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 948).
HCR133PassRequesting The Probate Court To Increase Transparency Regarding The Kamehameha Schools Trustee Selection Process.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
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