Hawaii Representative Joy San Buenaventura [D]

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HIHB1270EngrossExtends 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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2019-04-25
48 Hrs. Notice (as amended CD 1) 04-30-19.
HIHB1449EngrossExtends 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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2019-04-25
48 Hrs. Notice (as amended CD 1) 04-30-19.
HIHB31PassAmends the voter information requirements for election nomination papers and the withdrawal of a nominating voter's signature by requiring only the month and date portions of a voter's date of birth. Repeals the social security number requirements. (...
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2019-04-24
Act 022, on 04/23/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1123).
HIHB290EngrossUpdates the Uniform Controlled Substances Act to make it consistent with amendments in federal controlled substances law as required under the authority to schedule controlled substances. Authorizes qualifying patients or qualifying out-of-state pati...
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2019-04-24
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 11:00 am]
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-19 11:00AM in conference room 229.
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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2019-04-24
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 2:00 pm]
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 2:00PM in conference room 312.
HIHB297EngrossDirects DOA to review the Aedes aegypti mosquito with Wolbachia bacteria, including Aedes aegypti mosquitoes originating from Hawaii stock that could be imported for landscape scale mosquito control, and render a determination to place it on the appr...
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2019-04-24
The House Conference Managers recommend to agree to the Senate Amendments. The votes were as follows: 4 Ayes: Representative(s) Mizuno, Creagan, B. Kobayashi, Tarnas; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Ward.
HIHB624EngrossPart I: Purpose section. Part II: Establishes the Hawaii innovation technology and research corporation (HITRC) and consolidates powers, duties, and programs of Hawaii Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) and Hawaii Strategic Development Corpora...
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2019-04-24
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm]
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-25-19 12:00PM in conference room 329.
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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2019-04-24
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 10:00 am]
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 10:00AM in conference room 423.
HIHB546EngrossAllows a class 18 small craft producer pub licensee to manufacture not more than 125,000 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 lic...
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2019-04-24
[Hearing: Apr 26 @ 1:30 pm]
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Friday 04-26-19 1:30PM in conference room 229.
HIHB664EngrossClarifies 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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2019-04-24
Reconsideration of action taken on 04-09-19.
HIHB626EngrossRequires vacancies in the office of United States Representative to be filled by special election that is conducted using ranked choice voting. (SD2)
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2019-04-24
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 3:20 pm]
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 3:20PM in conference room 325.
HIHB582EngrossEstablishes 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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2019-04-24
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 10:05 am]
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-25-19 10:05AM in conference room 229.
HIHB673EngrossProvides a process for the voluntary or involuntary sale or transfer of an individual dispensary license. Prohibits an employer from discriminating against a person in hiring, termination, or conditions of employment based on the person's status as a...
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2019-04-24
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 9:30 am]
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-19 9:30AM in conference room 229.
HIHB713EngrossEstablishes a three-year Homeless Employment Grant Program that provides homeless individuals with work opportunities and connects them with service providers. Requires the Department of Human Services to submit a report to the Legislature prior to t...
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2019-04-24
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 2:45 pm]
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 2:45PM in conference room 225.
HIHB710EngrossAdds reproductive health decisions to the list of categories that are protected against discriminatory employment practices. Effective 1/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-04-24
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 10:00 am]
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 10:00AM in conference room 423.
HIHB711EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
Reconsideration of action taken on 04-09-19.
HIHB748EngrossProhibits 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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2019-04-24
Reconsideration of action taken on 04-11-19.
HIHB1146EngrossRequires procurement officers to complete past performance evaluations of contractors. Requires past performance to be considered in all sole source procurement and any competitive contracts that exceeds the small purchase threshold. Establishes an i...
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2019-04-24
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 3:15 pm]
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 3:15PM in conference room 423.
HIHB1157EngrossExempts students in post-secondary education programs from immunization requirements if they attend classes exclusively online or through distance learning, under certain conditions. (SD2)
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2019-04-24
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 3:00 pm]
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 3:00PM in conference room 229.
HIHB1273EngrossCreates the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Medicaid Waiver Administrative Claiming Special Fund into which federal moneys may be deposited from DOH's participation in the waiver program established per SSA 1915(c). Requires the Departmen...
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2019-04-24
The Conference committee recommends that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, Moriwaki, S. Chang, L. Thielen, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HIHB1272EngrossAuthorizes 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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2019-04-24
Reconsideration of action taken on 04-09-19.
HIHB1383EngrossDecriminalizes the possession of 3 grams or less of marijuana and establish that the possession is a violation punishable by a monetary fine of $30. Provides for the expungement of criminal records pertaining solely to the possession of 3 grams or le...
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2019-04-24
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 3:20 pm]
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 3:20PM in conference room 325.
HIHB1417EngrossRequires 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. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-04-24
The Conference committee recommends that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Ruderman, Riviere, Moriwaki, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) L. Thielen.
HIHB1453EngrossAuthorizes the department of health to establish fees for 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 hosp...
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2019-04-24
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 9:30 am]
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-19 9:30AM in conference room 229.
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
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 3:10 pm]
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 3:10PM in conference room 329.
HIHB1539EngrossRequires 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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2019-04-24
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 9:30 am]
Received notice of change in Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 960).
HIHB1552EngrossPart 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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2019-04-24
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 4:45 pm]
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-25-19 4:45PM in conference room 016.
HIHB1219EngrossAuthorizes 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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2019-04-24
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 958).
HIHB252EngrossEstablishes a provisional license for speech pathologists. Takes effect on 10/01/19. (SD1)
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2019-04-23
The Conference committee recommends that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, S. Chang, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HIHB257EngrossAuthorizes 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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2019-04-23
The Conference committee recommends that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Ruderman, Riviere, Moriwaki; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) S. Chang, Fevella.
HIHB330EnrollAppropriates moneys for youth suicide early intervention, prevention, and education initiatives. (HB330 CD1)
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2019-04-23
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 846).
HIHB463EngrossRequires 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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2019-04-23
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-24-19 10:30AM in conference room 224.
HIHB654EngrossAppropriates funds to the University of Hawaii Cancer Center to determine the etiologies of the high incidence of liver and bile duct cancer in Hawaii. Establishes reporting requirements. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 2:30 pm]
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 2:30PM in conference room 329.
HIHB629EngrossCreates 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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2019-04-23
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 825).
HIHB655EnrollDesignates the month of September of each year as Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. (SD1)
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2019-04-23
Received notice of House agreement and passage on Final Reading (Hse. Com. No. 829).
HIHB747EngrossEstablishes 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).
HIHB903EngrossRequires the Judiciary to establish a financial hardship task force. Effective 1/28/2081. (SD1)
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 10:00 am]
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-25-19 10:00AM in conference room 325.
HIHB843EngrossAppropriates funds for three Applied Technical Education positions at Hawaii Community College. Effective 7/1/2035. (SD1)
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2019-04-23
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 2:30 pm]
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 2:30PM in conference room 329.
HIHB1062EngrossEstablishes 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).
HIHB1193EngrossAmends 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).
HIHB1485EngrossEstablishes a process, beginning on January 1, 2020, for automatically preregistering or registering public school- and charter school-enrolled students who are at least 16 years old to vote. Effective 7/1/2030. (SD1)
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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).
HIHB1274EngrossEstablishes 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).
HIHB1416EngrossEstablishes a Suicide Prevention Commission to develop a strategic plan to reduce suicides within Hawaii's correctional system. Appropriates moneys to the Department of Health to develop a centralized assessment and treatment program. (SD1)
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2019-04-22
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 948).
HIHCR36EngrossUrging 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
Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 923).
HIHCR89PassRequesting The United States Congress To Enact Legislation Removing Cannabis From The Federal Controlled Substances Act And Facilitate The Full Spectrum Of Private Banking Services For Cannabis-related Business.
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2019-04-22
Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 926).
HIHCR155PassUrging The Establishment Of A Native Hawaiian Intellectual Property Task Force To Develop A Sui Generis Legal System To Recognize And Protect Native Hawaiian Cultural Intellectual Property, Traditional Cultural Expressions, And Genetic Resources.
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2019-04-22
Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 939) in amended form (SD 1).
HIHCR113PassConvening The Multiple Languages Emergency Notification Working Group.
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2019-04-22
Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 938) in amended form (SD 1).
HIHCR137PassRequesting The Department Of Budget And Finance To Inform The President Of The Senate And The Speaker Of The House Of Representatives Within Seven Days Of The Issuance Of Special Purpose Revenue Bonds.
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2019-04-22
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR214PassUrging 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
Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 934).
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