Hawaii Representative Scot Matayoshi [D]

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HIHB252PassEstablishes a provisional license for speech pathologists. Takes effect on 01/01/2022. (HB252 CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 235, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1337).
HIHB314PassRequires a certificate issuer to redeem the remaining value of a gift certificate for cash if the gift certificate has a balance of less than $5. Takes effect 1/1/2020. (SD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 236, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1338).
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).
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).
HIHB1068PassMakes an appropriation for a Heeia State Park community-based long-range plan for the Heeia National Estuarine Research Reserve System. Requires the Hawaii Community Development Authority to consult with various entities in developing the plan. (HB10...
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2019-07-03
Act 166, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1268).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
HIHCR168PassUrging The Convening Of A Task Force To Evaluate And Identify Potential Sources And Means Of Funding Available To Provide Support For And Help Maintain The Hawaii Wildlife Center Facility And Hawaii's Endangered Wildlife.
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2019-05-02
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR220PassRequesting The Attorney General To Convene An Autonomous Vehicle Legal Preparation Task Force.
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2019-04-30
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR216PassSupporting The Development Of College Esports At The University Of Hawaii.
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2019-04-30
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB1191EngrossProvides an income tax credit for qualifying small businesses to offset the increase in the minimum hourly wage that employers must pay employees. Increases the minimum wage to $12.00 per hour beginning 1/1/2020 and $15.00 per hour beginning 1/1/2023...
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2019-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-19 at 3:00PM in Conference Room 423.
HIHB1408EngrossEstablishes the Office of the Housing Advocate to work with all state agencies that manage land to advocate for solutions to the State's housing shortage, and monitor, comment, and report on the State's production of affordable housing units and the ...
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2019-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-19 at 4:40PM in Conference Room 423.
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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2019-04-25
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-26-19 2:15PM in conference room 225.
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.
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.
HIHB1343EngrossProvides grandparents with 1 week of family leave to care for a grandchild with a serious health condition. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2019-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 10:00AM in conference room 423.
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.
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).
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).
HIHCR36PassUrging 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
Resolution adopted in final form.
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
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR232PassApproving The Selection Of George Ryoichi Ariyoshi To Be Inducted Into The Aloha Order Of Merit.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
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).
HIHB709EnrollProposes an amendment to the Hawaii State Constitution to allow a recount of votes cast at an election to be conducted in a manner as provided by the Legislature. Effective 01/28/2081. (SD1)
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2019-04-16
Notice of bill proposing constitutional amendment transmitted to Governor pursuant to Article XVII, Section 3 (Sen. Com. No. 2).
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).
HIHB1190EngrossChanges income tax rates for taxable years beginning after 12/31/2018. Effective 7/1/2035. (SD1)
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2019-04-12
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 804).
HIHB712EngrossRequires candidates for President, Vice President, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, or Mayor to disclose their federal income tax returns to be listed on a general election ballot. Prohibits electors from voting for candidates for President or Vice Pre...
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2019-04-09
Failed to pass Third Reading. Ayes, 10; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Ruderman, Taniguchi . Noes, 15 (Senator(s) S. Chang, Dela Cruz, English, Fevella, Ihara, Inouye, Kanuha, J.Keohokalole, Kidani, Kim, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, L. Thielen, Wakai). Excused, 0 (none).
HIHCR15EngrossUrging United States Customs And Border Protection And The Hawaii Narcotics Enforcement Division To Increase Canine Narcotic Contraband Detection Teams At The State's Ports Of Entry.
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2019-04-09
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HIHCR33IntroEndorsing Taiwan's Participation As An Observer In The United Nations Framework Convention On Climate Change, International Civil Aviation Organization, World Health Organization, And International Criminal Police Organization; Encouraging A U.s.-tai...
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2019-04-09
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HIHCR45EngrossRequesting The City And County Of Honolulu To Extend The No Parking Restriction On Isenberg Street Between South King Street And Young Street From 5:30 P.m. To 6:30 P.m.
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2019-04-09
To Senate Transportation Committee
HIHCR147IntroRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Conduct A Feasibility Study On Universal Pilot Badges For Airports In The State.
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2019-04-09
To Senate Transportation Committee
HIHCR184EngrossUrging The United States Congress, The Federal Communications Commission, And The Federal Trade Commission To Eliminate Fraudulent Telephone Calls.
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2019-04-09
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HIHR42PassRequesting The City And County Of Honolulu To Extend The No Parking Restriction On Isenberg Street Between South King Street And Young Street From 5:30 P.m. To 6:30 P.m.
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2019-04-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR73PassRequesting The Department Of Land And Natural Resources And The City And County Of Honolulu To Conspicuously Post Clearly Legible Signs At Each Public Park Or Beach Within The Area Of Oahu Bounded By Kalaeloa And Makaha That Display The Telephone Num...
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2019-04-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR135IntroRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Conduct A Feasibility Study On Universal Pilot Badges For Airports In The State.
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2019-04-04
Adopted with Representative(s) Okimoto voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Nishimoto, Quinlan excused (2).
HIHR150PassUrging The Department Of Health To Convene A Task Force To Evaluate And Identify Potential Sources And Means Of Funding Available To Provide Support For And Help Maintain The Hawaii Wildlife Center Facility And Hawaii's Endangered Wildlife.
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2019-04-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR166PassUrging The United States Congress, The Federal Communications Commission, And The Federal Trade Commission To Eliminate Fraudulent Telephone Calls.
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2019-04-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
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