Hawaii Representative Cedric Gates [D] | Engrossed

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HIHB613EngrossEstablishes 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.
HIHB402EngrossRequires that all grants and contracts awarded by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs shall be subject to be individually approved by the board of trustees. Reduces the University of Hawaii's portion of receipts from the use, sale, lease, or other disposi...
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2019-04-25
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 868).
HIHB1116EngrossAmends ballot requirements to display candidates for the Board of Trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs by residency and non-residency requirements. Requires the names of the candidates in each group to be randomized on individual ballots and on...
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2019-04-25
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-26-19 1:30PM in conference room 325.
HIHB316EngrossRequires, as a prerequisite for a vehicle to be deemed derelict, that the removal of a part must render the vehicle inoperable. Includes vehicles valued at less than $1,000 in the list of derelict vehicles that may be removed by a county or Hawaii Pu...
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2019-04-24
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-19 3:15PM in conference room 325.
HIHB615EngrossRequires 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).
HIHB558EngrossAppropriates 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.
HIHB1530EngrossEstablishes 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.
HIHB159EngrossIncreases 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).
HIHB1192EngrossConforms 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).
HIHB467EngrossChanges the kupuna caregivers program allocation cap from $70 per day to $350 per week. Appropriates funds for the continued implementation of the kupuna caregivers program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 917).
HIHB530EngrossEstablishes linked investments to provide loan funds for agriculture and authorizes the State to invest in linked investments. Appropriates funds to the Department of Budget and Finance to hire one position to administer the linked investment program...
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2019-04-12
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 804).
HIHCR158EngrossUrging The Department Of Commerce And Consumer Affairs And The Commissioner Of Securities To Be Notified Of And Authorized To Attend Any Meeting At Which Public Employees Are Subject To A Broker-dealer Offering Brokerage Services To Those Public Empl...
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2019-04-09
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HIHB334EngrossExpands eligibility for state-funded individual development accounts to households with income up to 100 percent of the area median income. Expands allowable uses of account funds for costs associated with rental housing, public transportation, and p...
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2019-03-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB550EngrossAmends the definition of renewable portfolio standard to be a percentage of electrical energy generation, rather than sales. Effective 7/1/2100. (SD1)
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2019-03-22
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HIHB413EngrossEstablishes the Education Innovation Grants Program to support school-level innovation. Authorizes the Board of Education to adopt guiding principles and measures of success for the Grants Program and the Department of Education to implement the Gran...
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2019-03-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB460EngrossProhibits a county from accepting a discounted payment of a fine levied by the county planning and permitting department or agency. Requires the State Auditor to conduct an annual audit of the fines levied and collected by the counties. (HB460 HD1)
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2019-03-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB562EngrossRequires the Department of Health to convene a construction waste reuse and recycling working group to determine how to implement a requirement for the reuse, recycling, or donation of construction waste. (SD1)
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2019-03-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB878EngrossExempts from jury duty any active member of the Hawaii emergency management agency or a county emergency management agency. (HB878 HD1)
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2019-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB854EngrossIncludes education about exemption from food donation liability in the health inspection process for food establishments. Provides an exception from liability for good-faith donors and distributors of perishable and nonperishable food who comply with...
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2019-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1195EngrossEstablishes the Federal Furlough Loan Program to provide loans to eligible federal workers affected by the federal shutdown furlough. Provides an emergency appropriation to carry out the purposes of the loan program. (HB1195 HD1)
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2019-03-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1381EngrossProhibits former legislators and executive branch employees subject to senate confirmation from engaging in lobbying for twelve months after termination of employment as a legislator or executive branch employee. Takes effect 7/1/2020. (SD1)
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2019-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB309EngrossAppropriates funds for the extension of the zipper lane on the H-1 Freeway to Kapolei in the vicinity of the Kualakai parkway on/off ramp. (HB309 HD1)
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2019-03-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB327EngrossDirects the Department of Transportation to develop and implement a single occupant vehicle access fee to use a zipper lane. Requires that revenues generated from the single occupant vehicle access fee be deposited in the state highway fund. Effectiv...
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2019-03-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB813EngrossEstablishes the University of Hawaii Promise Program Plus to provide scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of qualified students enrolled in a bachelor's degree at the University of Hawaii who are (1) graduates of a University of Hawaii commun...
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2019-03-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1277EngrossProvides scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of qualified students at any four-year University of Hawaii campus who meet certain eligibility criteria. Makes an appropriation for the Hawaii Promise Program. (HB1277 HD1)
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2019-03-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB549EngrossRequires new developments to plan for the impacts of projected sea level rise and prohibits development in areas significantly affected by projected sea level rise. Amends policies and objectives related to coastal zone management to reduce residenti...
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2019-03-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB462EngrossExempts residence or occupancy in a structure or on property directly controlled, owned, or managed by the Department of Agriculture from the Residential Landlord-Tenant Code. (SD1)
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2019-03-20
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1346EngrossProhibits the suspension or expulsion of children participating in the Executive Office on Early Learning's Public Prekindergarten Program, except under limited circumstances. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-03-20
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1325EngrossRequires DLNR to work collaboratively with the Game Management Advisory Commission to develop and implement sustainable game management practices in areas of watershed protection. Requires BLNR to give prior notice to the Game Management Advisory Com...
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2019-03-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1465EngrossAppropriates funds to be used by the Department of Education for the repair and maintenance of public school buildings, grounds, and facilities in the State. (HB1465 HD2)
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2019-03-20
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1380EngrossCreates a comprehensive public funding program for candidates for county elections beginning in 2022. Appropriates funds to the Campaign Spending Commission. Effective 1/28/2081. (SD1)
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2019-03-20
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1177EngrossAppropriates funds to purchase the Honolulu Federal Detention Center. (HB1177 HD1)
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2019-03-19
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HIHB616EngrossExempts locally grown produce and locally raised livestock food products from the general excise tax. (HB616 HD1)
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2019-03-18
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1460EngrossDefines "state boating facility" to include any day-use mooring buoy system. Authorizes funds from the Boating Special Fund to be used for any day-use mooring buoy system in the State. (HB1460 HD1)
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2019-03-15
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HIHB332EngrossRequires check cashers to be registered with DCCA and to offer a voluntary payment plan to customers under certain circumstances. Establishes the terms of voluntary payment plans. Clarifies that a customer may only have one outstanding deferred depos...
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2019-03-14
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HIHB320EngrossRequires the Department of Public Safety to issue certificates to inmates who complete rehabilitation programs. (HB320 HD2)
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2019-03-12
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HIHB1551EngrossEstablishes a minimum-security housing program in a county with a population of more than 750,000 for short-term adult offenders. Provides capacity for a furlough program. Appropriates funds. (HB1551 HD1)
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2019-03-12
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HIHB251EngrossAppropriates funds for laptop or tablet computers to be used by teachers and students for digital teaching and learning. (HB251 HD1)
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2019-03-05
To Senate Education Committee
HIHB428EngrossRequires an automatic recount of votes cast for a candidate or on a ballot question when the difference in the number of votes cast for the top two candidates or on the question is equal to or less than 100 votes or 0.5 percent, whichever is greater....
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2019-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB721EngrossAllows the University of Hawaii to enter into public service ventures and establishes an Office of Strategic Partnerships and Development (OSPD) to specifically oversee and manage public service ventures to benefit the University of Hawaii. Appropria...
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2019-03-05
To Senate Higher Education Committee
HIHB799EngrossEstablishes a wind resistive device tax credit for the purchase and installation of wind resistive devices in a non-condominium residential dwelling. Requires the Insurance Commissioner to develop and determine the requirements for the wind resistive...
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2019-03-05
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1154EngrossRequires owner-builders to provide proof of withholding taxes and workers' compensation insurance. Amends fines for failure to comply with statute. (HB1154 HD1)
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2019-03-05
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HIHB1216EngrossEstablishes an income tax credit for taxpayers who own and operate a business from their principal residence. (HB1216 HD1)
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2019-03-05
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1347EngrossRequires that annual charter school audits be performed by an auditor selected by the authorizer. Requires charter schools to provide access to all or any part of its records to its authorizer without payment of a fee. (HB1347 HD1)
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2019-03-05
To Senate Education Committee
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