HI Legislation | 2019 | Regular Session

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HCR220PassRequesting The Attorney General To Convene An Autonomous Vehicle Legal Preparation Task Force.
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2019-04-30
Resolution adopted in final form.
HCR216PassSupporting The Development Of College Esports At The University Of Hawaii.
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2019-04-30
Resolution adopted in final form.
SR166PassRequesting The United States Postal Service To Issue A Commemorative Postage Stamp In Honor Of Alfred Aholo Apaka.
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2019-04-30
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HCR56PassRequesting The Department Of Education To Establish Training Programs To Empower Parents, Teachers, Students, And Administrators On How To Prevent, Identify, Report, And Mitigate All Forms Of Child Abuse That May Take Place.
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2019-04-30
Resolution adopted in final form.
HCR226EngrossRequesting That The Comptroller Convene A Working Group To Review And Recommend Improvements To State Facilities To Maximize Health And Cognitive Function.
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2019-04-29
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HB1561PassAppropriates funds for the fiscal biennium 2019-2021 operating budget of the Agribusiness Development Corporation (ADC). Requires the Auditor to conduct a performance audit of the ADC. Appropriates funds for the Auditor to contract with an accounting...
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2019-04-29
Act 028, 04/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1129).
SB812PassEstablishes the operating budget for certain programs of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs. Establishes or amends certain special fund ceilings and provides for suspension or refund of fees if the ceiling is exceeded. (SB812 HD2)
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2019-04-29
Act 029, 04/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1130).
SB1378PassClarifies that owners of chassis used for transporting shipping containers are exempt from the requirement to keep a certificate of registration within the chassis. Authorizes these businesses to keep the original certificate of registration, motor v...
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2019-04-29
Act 031, 04/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1132).
SB491PassAppropriates funds for operating expenses of the Department of Agriculture. Effective on 6/28/2019. (SB491 HD2)
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2019-04-29
Act 030, 04/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1131).
SCR3PassConvening A Task Force To Study The Issue Of Residential Sprinkler Costs In New One- And Two-family Dwellings.
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2019-04-27
Received notice of Senate agreement and Adoption (Sen. Com No. 966).
SB1374EngrossEstablishes a Hawaii Retirement Savings Program for private sector employees. Establishes the Hawaii Retirement Savings Program Administrative Fund. Requires the Department of Budget and Finance to prepare an annual report detailing the Department's ...
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2019-04-26
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 869).
HB908EngrossAllocates and appropriates funds from transient accommodations tax revenues to the Hawaii Tourism Authority to implement initiatives, in conjunction with the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association and the governor's coordinator on homelessness, to ad...
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2019-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-19 at 4:30PM in Conference Room 224.
SB1297EngrossRequires an application for motor vehicle registration to include additional identifying information. Requires the counties to fine the legal or registered owner of an abandoned or derelict vehicle. Requires the legal or registered owner to have up-t...
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2019-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-19 1:30PM in conference room 225.
SB1325PassClarifies that condominium associations may invest in government money market funds.
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2019-04-26
Act 027, 04/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1128).
HB336EnrollRequires the Director of Public Safety, in the event of the death of an inmate who is in a state or contracted correctional facility, or death of a correctional facility or community correctional center employee, to report to the Governor, who shall ...
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2019-04-26
Transmitted to Governor.
SB313EngrossMakes an appropriation for 2 full-time equivalent positions for the wayfinding education program Imiloa Astronomy Center. (SB313 HD1)
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2019-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-26-19 4:30PM in conference room 329.
SB530EngrossExempts from the general excise tax gross receipts from the sale of mobility enhancing equipment, hearing aids, prosthetic devices, durable medical equipment, and prescription drugs sold pursuant to a doctor's prescription. Amends the definition of "...
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2019-04-26
The conference committee deferred the measure.
HB748EnrollProhibits civil asset forfeiture unless the covered offense is a felony for which the property owner has been convicted. Excludes the forfeiture proceedings for an animal pending criminal charges. Requires the Attorney General to deposit the net proc...
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2019-04-26
Transmitted to Governor.
HB582EngrossEstablishes and amends provisions relating to the care of the elderly and disabled in state-licensed care facilities. Requires adult day care centers to be licensed or certified by the department of health. Expands the department of health's unannoun...
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2019-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-19 4:30PM in conference room 229.
SB762EngrossEstablishes and appropriates funds for 1 FTE P-20 agriculture education coordinator position within the University of Hawaii at Manoa College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources. Specifies duties of the coordinator and P-20 agriculture educat...
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2019-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-26-19 4:30PM in conference room 329.
HB1272EnrollAuthorizes 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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2019-04-26
Transmitted to Governor.
HB1025EngrossAuthorizes the Board of Land and Natural Resources to extend certain leases of public lands for commercial, industrial, resort, or government use upon approval of a proposed development agreement to make substantial improvements to the existing impro...
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2019-04-26
Received notice of change in conferees (Hse. Com. No. 870).
HB477EngrossEstablishes a Homeownership Housing Revolving Fund within HHFDC to provide loans to nonprofit housing development organizations and community development financial institutions for the development of affordable homeownership housing projects under a ...
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2019-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-19 at 4:40PM in Conference Room 423.
HB807EnrollAmends 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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2019-04-26
Transmitted to Governor.
HB507EnrollAuthorizes 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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2019-04-26
Transmitted to Governor.
SB785EngrossRequires the scope of collective bargaining negotiations to include benefits related to the Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund. Repeals the prohibition of using arbitration to resolve impasses or disputes relating to EUTF State and coun...
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2019-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-19 2:00PM in conference room 423.
HB1539EngrossRequires Oahu regional system board approval to privatize, sell or change services at all Oahu regional health care system facilities. Amends the membership of the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation board. Requires the Oahu regional system board to cr...
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2019-04-26
Received notice of change in conferees (Hse. Com. No. 875).
HB1219EngrossAuthorizes the designation of areas or regions of public lands classified as commercial, industrial, resort and hotel, and the establishment and implementation of guidelines for the redevelopment of the areas or regions that will: (1) modernize the p...
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2019-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-19 at 5:55PM in Conference Room 312.
HB1191EngrossProvides an income tax credit for qualifying small businesses to offset the increase in the minimum hourly wage that employers must pay employees. Increases the minimum wage to $12.00 per hour beginning 1/1/2020 and $15.00 per hour beginning 1/1/2023...
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2019-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-19 at 3:00PM in Conference Room 423.
HB393EngrossCreates a fiduciary duty on Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund trustees. Prohibits transactions where the trustee has a conflict of interest. Establishes liabilities for breach of fiduciary duty. Takes effect 1/1/2050. (SD2)
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2019-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-19 at 2:00PM in Conference Room 423.
HB1408EngrossEstablishes the Office of the Housing Advocate to work with all state agencies that manage land to advocate for solutions to the State's housing shortage, and monitor, comment, and report on the State's production of affordable housing units and the ...
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2019-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-19 at 4:40PM in Conference Room 423.
HB476EngrossProhibits advertising of public housing units and housing subject to an owner or renter occupancy requirement under chapters 201H, 206E, and 356D, Hawaii Revised Statutes, for rental purposes and requires county police departments to enforce the proh...
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2019-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-19 at 4:40PM in Conference Room 423.
HB711EnrollAmends 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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2019-04-26
Transmitted to Governor.
HB241EngrossProhibits vehicle lessors from renting, leasing, or offering for rent or lease, vehicles subject to a manufacturer's recall, until appropriate repairs are made. Defines peer-to-peer vehicle sharing related terms. Requires persons engaging in peer-to-...
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2019-04-26
The conference committee deferred the measure.
HB664EnrollClarifies 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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2019-04-26
Transmitted to Governor.
HB1053PassAmends the mandatory inscription for civil identification cards to conform with the inscription currently in use. (HB1053 HD1)
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2019-04-26
Act 024, 03/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1125).
SB1401EngrossProvides that a pharmacy benefit manager may not prohibit the sharing of an insured individual's cost share for a prescription drug and clinical efficacy of a more affordable alternative drug and prevents penalization of a pharmacy or pharmacist for ...
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2019-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-19 3:00PM in conference room 229.
HB170EnrollClarifies application of the fair treatment and conflict of interest laws with respect to legislators and task force members. (HB170 CD1)
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2019-04-26
Transmitted to Governor.
HB218EngrossGrants a circuit court, when sentencing a minor for a nonviolent criminal offense, the discretion to: (1) impose a sentence that includes a period of incarceration that is as much as fifty per cent shorter than any mandatory minimum; and (2) in certa...
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2019-04-26
Received notice of change in conferees (Hse. Com. No. 873).
HB422PassAuthorizes contracts entered by the Hawaii Tourism Authority for the marketing of all uses of the Hawaii Convention Center to be issued separately from the management, use, operation, or maintenance of the facility.
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2019-04-26
Act 026, 04/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1127).
SB1371EngrossProhibits the abandonment of lay nets used for fishing. Authorizes DLNR to issue permits for the use and possession of lay nets. Requires DLNR to establish a comprehensive, statewide lay net education and enforcement program. (SB1371 HD1)
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2019-04-26
Received notice of change in conferees (Hse. Com. No. 870).
HB220EngrossAppropriates funds for operating expenses of the department of health. (SD1)
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2019-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-19 3:00PM in conference room 229.
HB123PassAbolishes the Hawaii Department of Agriculture Biocontrol Foreign Exploration Special Fund and transfers the unencumbered balances to the general fund. (HB123 HD2)
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2019-04-26
Act 025, 04/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1126).
SB412EngrossMakes an application for voter registration, including an affidavit, part of all driver's license and identification card applications. Automatically registers each applicant who elects to register for voting unless the applicant affirmatively declin...
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2019-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-19 1:45PM in conference room 225.
SB768EngrossPermits certain minors to consent to treatment or counseling by a mental health professional. Requires, as part of the standard of care, the minor patient to be informed about confidentiality. Restricts disclosure of a minor's payment information for...
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2019-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-19 4:30PM in conference room 229.
SB652EngrossAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Keahole FBO I LLC with planning, designing, constructing, equipping, and operating facilities for aviation services and aviation-related services at Ellison Onizuka Kona International...
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2019-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-19 1:30PM in conference room 225.
HB201EnrollClarifies that a state department that is a member of the invasive species council, counties, and its employees and authorized agents, have authority to enter private property to control and eradicate invasive species when there is a reasonable suspi...
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2019-04-26
Transmitted to Governor.
HB613EngrossEstablishes the state youthBuild Program to assist non-profit and public entities in applying and qualifying for federal YouthBuild Program grants. Authorizes the department of labor and industrial relations to award grants eligible non-profit or pub...
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2019-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-19 at 2:00PM in Conference Room 423.
SB1150EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for feral pig control. (SB1150 HD1)
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2019-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-19 10:01AM in conference room 224.
SB1230EngrossPermits individual vocational programs within the purview of the Office of Youth Services to engage in commercial enterprises, including the sale of goods and services, for self-sustainability purposes. Establishes the Office of Youth Services Revolv...
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2019-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-19 2:00PM in conference room 225.
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