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HIHB654PassAppropriates 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. (HB654 CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 265, 07/08/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1367).
HIHB407VetoRequires board of education approval prior to the termination of a complex area superintendent. (HB407 CD1)
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2019-07-09
Vetoed on 07-09-19 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1373).
HIHB437PassAuthorizes crime victim compensation for mental health services for survivors in cases involving a death and for children who witness domestic violence. (SD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 237, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1339).
HIHB756PassRequires the DOT, after consultation with the counties, to adopt rules prescribing uniform standards and specifications for all official traffic control devices placed pursuant to the Statewide Traffic Code. Specifies the factors the DOT and the coun...
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2019-07-09
Act 207, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1309).
HIHB1276VetoEstablishes a working group to consider and develop best practices for collaborative planning by teachers and expanded learning time for students in public schools. (HB1276 CD1)
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2019-07-09
Vetoed on 07-09-19 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1380).
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).
HIHB1133VetoProhibits the issuance of more than 40 commercial use permits for any marine life conservation district not accessible by land and limits access by commercial use permittees to no more than 50 percent of permittees. Requires DLNR to immediately initi...
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2019-07-09
Vetoed on 07-09-19 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1379).
HIHB843PassAppropriates funds for one Applied Technical Education position at Hawaii Community College. (HB843 CD2)
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2019-07-03
Act 168, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1270).
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).
HIHB1449PassExtends 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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2019-07-03
Act 163, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1265).
HIHB1455PassAppropriates funds for the University of Hawaii Maui College's International Office. (HB1455 CD1)
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2019-07-03
Act 164, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1266).
HIHB1165PassRequires a license or state identification card to include a person's full legal name, date of birth, gender designation, residence address, and license number. Specifies gender designation options of F, M, or X. Effective 7/1/2020. (SD2)
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2019-07-01
Act 148, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1250).
HIHB1585PassEstablishes a rebate program for installation of eligible new or upgraded multi-user electric vehicle charging systems. Authorizes the Public Utilities Commission to contract for third-party administration of the rebate program. Appropriates funds. (...
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2019-07-01
Act 142, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1244).
HIHB471PassEstablishes quorum requirements for the Policy Advisory Board for Elder Affairs. (HB471 CD1)
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2019-06-28
Act 125, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1227).
HIHB465PassMakes an appropriation to the department of health to provide funding for the kupuna care program. (SD2)
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2019-06-28
Act 123, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1225).
HIHB757PassRequires DOT and county transportation departments to adopt Vision Zero policies to prevent and eliminate traffic fatalities. Requires the State Highway Safety Council, in consultation with the counties, to review traffic policies and recommendations...
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2019-06-28
Act 134, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1236).
HIHB1453PassAuthorizes the DOH to establish fees for ground 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 hospital emerg...
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2019-06-28
Act 140, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1242).
HIHB468PassAppropriates funds for the healthy aging partnership program to further the program's role in improving the health and well-being of Hawaii's kupuna. (SD2)
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2019-06-28
Act 124, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1226).
HIHB546PassAllows a class 18 small craft producer pub licensee to manufacture not more than 70,000 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 lice...
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2019-06-25
Act 115, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1217).
HIHB1070PassProvides that a public school shall not be required by the Department of Education to expend its own school funds to maintain any geographically disadvantageous land on or adjacent to its property. Appropriates funds for teacher stipends for the Grow...
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2019-06-25
Act 116, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1218).
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).
HIHB543PassDirects the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to initiate negotiations and exercise its power of eminent domain to acquire the Front Street Apartments affordable housing project on Maui unless the ground lease is renegotiated, or a n...
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2019-06-12
Act 098, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1199).
HIHB888PassAppropriates funds to support the operations of the Maui Health System. (HB888 CD2)
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2019-06-12
Act 058, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1159).
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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2019-04-25
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-26-19 11:00AM in conference room 329.
HIHB1526EngrossAppropriates funds for the fiscal biennium 2019-2021 operating budget for Department of Education programs relating to charter schools. Effective 7/1/2055. (SD1)
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2019-04-25
This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Friday 04-26-19 3:00PM in conference room 312.
HIHB1583EngrossAuthorizes the Department of Education to evaluate the feasibility and cost-benefit of establishing and implementing a pilot microgrid to provide backup power in the event of a natural disaster or other similar emergency. Authorizes the Department of...
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2019-04-25
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Friday, 04-26-19 1:30PM in conference room 224.
HIHB318EngrossRequires 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.
HIHB889EngrossEstablishes 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.
HIHB312EngrossRequires 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.
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).
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).
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).
HIHB469EngrossRequires health insurance policies and contracts issued after 12/31/19 to provide coverage for the cost of hearing aids at a minimum of $1,500 per hearing aid for each hearing-impaired ear every thirty-six months in their base plans. Exempts mandator...
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2019-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 909).
HIHB921EngrossDefines the roles and responsibilities of the executive office on early learning and the department of education as they relate to the implementation of the public prekindergarten program. Establishes the executive office on early learning as the adm...
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2019-04-12
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 804).
HIHB1527EngrossAppropriates funds for the fiscal biennium 2019-2021 operating budget of the Department of Education's Executive Office on Early Learning program. (SD2)
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2019-04-12
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 804).
HIHB1524EngrossAppropriates funds for the fiscal biennium 2019-2021 operating budget Department of Education programs. Effective 7/1/2055. (SD2)
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2019-04-12
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 804).
HIHB245EngrossExpands the powers of the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board to include approving professional development courses and programs necessary for teacher reclassification. (HB245 HD1)
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2019-03-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB378EngrossEstablishes the Filipino-American World War II veterans burial assistance special fund and appropriates funds for burial grants for qualifying Filipino-American World War II veterans to provide funeral and burial services and transportation of their ...
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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
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
HIHB857EngrossProhibits operating a motor scooter within the pedestrian mall that abuts the grounds of the State Capitol and Iolani Palace. Appropriates funds to develop the pedestrian mall. Directs DAGS, DOT, DLNR to develop a long-term development plan for the p...
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2019-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1457EngrossAppropriates funds to the Office of Planning for the planning and development of the Wailuku-Kahului Transit Corridor Master Plan in the county of Maui. Effective 7/1/2100. (SD1)
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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
HIHB1525EngrossAppropriates funds for the fiscal biennium 2019-2021 operating budget of the Hawaii State Public Library System. Effective 7/1/2055. (SD1)
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2019-03-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1523EngrossAppropriates funds for the fiscal biennium 2019-2021 operating budget of the Department of Education and certain programs of the Department of Accounting and General Services. Effective 7/1/2055. (SD1)
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2019-03-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1142EngrossAmends the Hula Mae Multifamily revenue bond authorization amount. Effective 7/1/2075. (SD1)
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2019-03-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB466EngrossAppropriates funds to the department of health for the aging and disability resource center. Takes effect on 1/1/2059. (SD1)
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2019-03-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
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