Hawaii Senator Mike Gabbard [D]

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HISB409PassEstablishes an annual vehicle registration surcharge fee for electric vehicles and alternative fuel vehicles to be deposited into the State Highway Fund. Effective 1/1/2020. (CD1)
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2019-07-12
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 280, 07/10/2019, (Gov. Msg. No. 1400).
HISB522PassCreates the plastic source reduction working group to make recommendations to reuse, reduce, recycle, and recover plastic waste. (CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 254, 07/05/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1356).
HISB763PassRequires the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism, in consultation with the Department of Agriculture, to conduct a study to assess the impact of companies selling products in the United States using place-based marketing without...
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2019-07-09
Act 258, 07/05/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1360).
HISB759PassRequires the Department of Agriculture to establish a 2-year Agricultural Theft and Vandalism Pilot Project to examine the effectiveness of prosecuting agricultural theft and agricultural vandalism in the counties of Hawaii and Maui. Appropriates fun...
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2019-07-09
Act 217, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1319).
HISB592PassUpdates the state librarian's salary cap to $175,000 per year. (CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 224, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1326).
HISB947PassProhibits the disability of a parent or caregiver from being the sole factor in determining fitness as a foster parent, adoptive parent, guardian, parent seeking custody or visitation, or provider of a safe family home. (CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 259, 07/05/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1361).
HISB1353VetoRequires the Department of Agriculture to establish a permanent industrial hemp program pursuant to federal law, and a corresponding special fund. Reduces or repeals certain regulatory requirements under the existing industrial hemp pilot program. Es...
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2019-07-09
Vetoed on 07-09-19 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1384).
HISB1486PassAllows the DPS Narcotics Enforcement Division Administrator to disclose confidential information from the Electronic Prescription Accountability System to the U.S. Department of Defense health agency prescription monitoring program and authorized emp...
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2019-07-09
Act 230, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1332).
HISB1037PassAmends the offense of abuse of family or household member by amending the type of physical abuse that constitutes strangulation to include blocking the nose and mouth or applying pressure to the chest. Clarifies that infliction of a visible bodily in...
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2019-07-05
Act 175, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1277).
HISB390PassRequires the Department of Agriculture to create a dollar-for-dollar matching program for beneficiaries of the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to purchase Hawaii-grown produce. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
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2019-07-01
Act 153, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1255).
HISB375PassRequires the Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the Office of the Governor, to develop a strategic plan to double local food production and increase food exports by 2030. Requires the Department of Agriculture to submit the strategic plan...
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2019-07-01
Act 151, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1253).
HISB1148PassAppropriates funds into and out of the agricultural loan revolving fund for the Department of Agriculture to provide loans to support local ranchers and farmers. (CD1)
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2019-07-01
Act 152, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1254).
HISB693PassClarifies what pedestrians are required to do when in a crosswalk while a countdown timer is operating. (CD1)
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2019-06-28
Act 133, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1235).
HISB754PassEnacts produce safety rules in accordance with the federal Food and Drug Administration Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption. (CD1)
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2019-06-25
Act 103, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1205).
HISB852PassClarifies that lost earnings, mental health treatment, counseling, and therapy are eligible for reimbursement to a crime victim as a result of a defendant's offense. (CD1)
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2019-06-25
Act 108, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1210).
HISB471PassAppropriates funds for core homelessness services, including the outreach program, rapid re-housing program, housing first program, family assessment centers, stored property and debris removal services, and the state rent supplemental program. (CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 062, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1163).
HISB753PassAppropriates funds for operational expenses for revitalizing the Aquaculture Development Program within HDOA. (CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 063, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1164).
HISB242EnrollEstablishes a task force to review policy issues and opportunities relating to the navigation, access, and coverage of medicaid services by individuals with autism or fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and make a recommendation on whether a waiver or ot...
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2019-05-01
Received notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 968).
HISB1033PassEstablishes licensure of midwives. Temporarily exempts birth attendants and exempts Native Hawaiian healers from licensure requirements. Establishes task force. Appropriates funds. (SB1033 HD2)
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2019-05-01
Act 032, 04/30/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1133).
HISB491PassAppropriates 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).
HISB530EngrossExempts 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.
HISB762EngrossEstablishes 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.
HISB130EngrossAppropriates funds for the judiciary to purchase civil legal services for low-income and moderate-income persons. (SB130 HD1)
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2019-04-25
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-26-19 3:20PM in conference room 325.
HISB1150EngrossAppropriates 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.
HISB1526EngrossAppropriates funds for one DLNRTip app administrator position, software upgrades, and app enhancements to improve the DLNRTip app. (SB1526 HD1)
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2019-04-25
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-26-19 3:00PM in conference room 312.
HISCR112EngrossRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Comprehensive Performance And Management Audit Of The City And County Of Honolulu Department Of Environmental Services.
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2019-04-25
Received notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 962).
HISB752EngrossMakes an appropriation to the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources for research and prevention of the spread of ornamental ginger pathogens. (SB752 HD1)
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2019-04-24
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-19 10:01AM in conference room 224.
HISB1041EngrossProhibits written nondisclosure agreements involving sexual assault and sexual harassment as part of an employee's conditions of employment. Prohibits employers from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing sexual harassment or se...
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2019-04-24
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-25-19 2:00PM in conference room 423.
HISB485EngrossIncreases the amount of barrel tax deposited into the agricultural development and food security special fund. (SB485 HD1)
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2019-04-23
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 954).
HISCR28PassUrging The Department Of Land And Natural Resources To Manage The Waianae Kai Forest And Restore Water Flow In Waianae Streams For Native Hawaiian Traditional And Customary Practices And Implementation Of The Waianae Kai Wildfire Preparedness Plan.
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2019-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISR120PassRequesting The University Of Hawaii Office Of Internal Audit To Conduct An Audit Of Various Programs At The University Of Hawaii West Oahu That Receive Extramural Funding, Including Title Iii Grant Funding.
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2019-04-23
Report and Resolution Adopted.
HISCR136PassUrging The Department Of Land And Natural Resources, Division Of Forestry And Wildlife To Document The History Of Exemplary Contributions Made By Community Members, Including Kupuna, Conservationists, And Citizens.
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2019-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISB1131EngrossIncreases the number of Ohana Zone sites. Includes private property owned by non-profit organizations under a public-private partnership as potential Ohana Zone locations. Requires additional information in the reports to the Legislature. Extends the...
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2019-04-22
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-23-19 3:00PM in conference room 225.
HISB1395EngrossAppropriates funds for the State Rent Supplement Program. (SB1395 HD2)
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2019-04-22
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-23-19 3:00PM in conference room 225.
HISB470EngrossAuthorizes the use of private lands for the Ohana Zones Pilot Program. Extends the Ohana Zones Pilot Program to June 30, 2022. Extends the Emergency Department Homelessness Assessment Pilot Program and the Medical Respite Pilot Program to June 30, 20...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISB1151EngrossIncreases the amount of state funds that the Chairperson of the Board of Agriculture may approve for any agricultural and aquacultural loan. (SB1151 HD2)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 920).
HISB1351EngrossAuthorizes the Department of Agriculture to allow temporary inspectors to perform industrial hemp inspections and to deposit fees from inspections into the Certification Services Revolving Fund. Authorizes the Department of Agriculture to adopt an al...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 920).
HISCR175EngrossRequesting The State To Convene An Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee To Investigate How To Implement, Develop, And Regulate Artificial Intelligence In The State.
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2019-04-18
To House Finance Committee
HISB1034EngrossClarifies that the existing health insurance mandate for coverage of low-dose mammography includes coverage for advancing methodologies of digital mammography and breast tomosynthesis. Sunsets June 30, 2024. (SB1034 HD1)
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2019-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 907).
HISB760EngrossExpands the definition of "qualified agricultural costs" for the Important Agricultural Land Qualified Agricultural Cost Tax Credit. Extends through the 2029 taxable year the time in which the Department of Agriculture may certify the Tax Credit. (SB...
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2019-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 901).
HISCR12EngrossRequesting Members Of The United States Congress To Amend Federal Law To Ensure That Victims Of Sexual Harassment And Sexual Assault Who Might Otherwise Be Forced Into Arbitration And Silence Instead Have Access To The Courts.
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2019-04-15
To House Finance Committee
HISCR124EngrossUrging The Governor, In Coordination With The Department Of Land And Natural Resources, To Establish And Implement A Tree Planting Program.
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2019-04-15
To House Finance Committee
HISCR56EngrossRequesting The Department Of Education To Convene A School Impact Fee Review Task Force To Review The School Impact Fees Law, Including Enforcement Of Existing Law, And Make Any Recommendations To Address Current And Future Needs For The Development ...
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2019-04-15
To House Finance Committee
HISCR169EngrossDesignating April As Donate Life Month In Hawaii.
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2019-04-15
To House Judiciary Committee
HISCR130EngrossEngaging, Endorsing, Accepting, And Adopting The Aarhus Convention To Achieve The United Nations Paris Agreement, The 2030 Agenda, And The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights.
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2019-04-15
To House Judiciary Committee
HISCR113EngrossRequesting That The Executive Office On Aging Update The 2013 White Paper On Active Aging And Provide A Final Report On Its Updated Version No Later Than The Start Of The Regular Session Of 2022.
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2019-04-15
To House Finance Committee
HISCR111EngrossRequesting The Medical Cannabis Insurance Reimbursement Working Group To Continue Its Work To Address The Complexities Surrounding Medical Cannabis Reimbursements By Health Insurance.
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2019-04-15
To House Finance Committee
HISR15PassRequesting The Department Of Agriculture And Hawaii Tourism Authority To Report To The Legislature On The Processing Of State Of Hawaii Plant And Animal Declaration Forms, Including The Costs Involved, And Convene A Task Force To Review The Efficacy ...
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2019-04-12
Report and Resolution Adopted.
HISCR20EngrossRequesting The Department Of Agriculture And Hawaii Tourism Authority To Report To The Legislature On The Processing Of State Of Hawaii Plant And Animal Declaration Forms, Including The Costs Involved, And Convene A Task Force To Review The Efficacy ...
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2019-04-12
The committees on TIA recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Onishi, Holt, Cabanilla Arakawa, Cachola, Creagan, DeCoite, Perruso, Okimoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
HISR20PassUrging The Department Of Land And Natural Resources To Manage The Waianae Kai Forest And Restore Water Flow In Waianae Streams For Native Hawaiian Traditional And Customary Practices And Implementation Of The Waianae Kai Wildfire Preparedness Plan.
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2019-04-12
Report and Resolution Adopted.
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