Hawaii Representative Cedric Gates [D] | Bills

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HIHB1383PassProvides for the expungement of criminal records pertaining solely to the possession of three grams or less of marijuana. Decriminalizes the possession of three grams or less of marijuana and establishes that the possession is a violation punishable ...
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2019-07-12
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 273, 07/10/2019, (Gov. Msg. No. 1393).
HIHB336PassRequires 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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2019-07-09
Act 234, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1336).
HIHB333PassEstablishes the State Highway Enforcement Program. Establishes a parking violation surcharge to be imposed by courts in addition to other penalties and fines for parking violations on State highways. (HB333 CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 250, 07/05/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1352).
HIHB629VetoCreates a medical release program within the Department of Public Safety for certain ill, disabled, or impaired inmates who pose a low risk to public safety. Takes effect on 3/1/2020. (SD2)
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2019-07-09
Vetoed on 07-09-19 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1374).
HIHB702VetoProhibits the sale or offering for sale of location data collected using satellite navigation technology without the explicit consent of the individual who is the primary user of the satellite navigation technology-equipped device. (SD2)
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2019-07-09
Vetoed on 07-09-19 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1376).
HIHB1163PassAuthorizes 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).
HIHB1547PassAppropriates funds to the University of Hawaii for athletics. (HB1547 CD2)
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2019-07-09
Act 264, 07/08/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1366).
HIHB1272PassAuthorizes 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).
HIHB1552PassPart 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).
HIHB398PassAmends 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).
HIHB551PassExtends 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).
HIHB1273PassCreates 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).
HIHB1270PassExtends 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).
HIHB560PassRequires 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).
HIHB401PassRequires 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).
HIHB556PassRequires 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).
HIHB463PassRequires and appropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture to partner with the Hawaii agricultural community to establish a Food Safety Certification Training Program to assist small to medium sized farms to comply with the United States Depart...
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2019-06-25
Act 104, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1206).
HIHB903PassRequires 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).
HIHB1157PassExempts 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).
HIHB250PassAppropriates funds to implement, expand, and sustain the program. Appropriates funds to license electronic school records. (HB250 CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 054, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1155).
HIHB1417PassRequires the Department of Human Services to use an integrated and multigenerational approach to delivering human services to reduce the incidence of intergenerational poverty and dependence on public benefits. (HB1417 CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 082, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1183).
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).
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
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