Hawaii Representative Tom Brower [D]

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HIHR24PassCongratulating The 2018 Hawaii Healthcare Heroes For The Outstanding And Exemplary Care They Have Delivered To Patients And Their Families Across The State.
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2019-02-13
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB695IntroAuthorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds for the design and construction of a new stadium. Requires a one-third private sector funding match. Appropriates funds.
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2019-02-12
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHB557IntroAmends the criteria for granting a solar water heater system variance. Authorizes the Director of DBEDT to impose penalties and fines for false statements on variance applications. (HB557 HD1)
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2019-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHR10IntroRequesting The State Auditor To Perform An Audit Of The Department Of Education's Progress Toward An Alternative Certification Program For School Leaders.
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2019-02-11
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHR9IntroRequesting The State Auditor To Perform An Audit On The Use Of Geographic Exceptions Within The Department Of Education, Including Reporting On Equity Implications Based On The Information Contained In The Audit.
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2019-02-11
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB24IntroEstablishes the criminal offense of sexual assault of an animal. Provides for impoundment and forfeiture of a sexually assaulted animal.
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2019-02-08
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB565IntroRequires that a vulnerable coastal property statement accompany the sale of every vulnerable coastal property. Requires that mandatory seller disclosures in real property transactions include identification of residential real properties located with...
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2019-02-08
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB733IntroEstablishes the Chief Data Officer within the Office of Enterprise Technology Services to oversee and manage the sharing of state data sets.
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2019-02-08
To House Economic Development & Business Committee
HIHB767IntroAuthorizes family court judges to enforce certain temporary restraining orders upon a finding of civil contempt of court.
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2019-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB834IntroRequires the Department of Public Safety to establish a temporary sheriff patrol program and the Governor's Coordinator on Homelessness to establish a program contracting private security for the enforcement of laws and rules prohibiting trespassing,...
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2019-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1156IntroEstablishes the broadband service infrastructure grant program to award grants to applicants to extend deployment of facilities used to provide broadband service to unserved and underserved areas of the State. Makes an appropriation. (HB1156 HD1)
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2019-02-08
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB1147IntroRequires barber, beauty operator, and instructor licensees under the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology to complete a one-time, one-hour training program on intimate partner violence awareness and education, which may be administered electronically. ...
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2019-02-08
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB1085IntroAuthorizes the county of Kauai to manage the deposit beverage container program within its jurisdiction as a pilot project for three years. (HB1085 HD1)
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2019-02-08
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB662IntroDesignates the month of October as "Disability Awareness Month: Employment, Enrichment, and Inclusion" to annually recognize the immense contributions and achievements of persons with disabilities in the State.
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2019-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB155IntroRequires the Department of Health to promptly send personnel to a source, or immediate vicinity of a source, that is reported to have air pollution and conduct an investigation and tests to determine the validity of the report.
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2019-02-07
To House Health Committee
HIHB1088IntroExempts affordable housing units, additions to existing dwelling units, accessory dwelling units, ohana dwelling units, housing developed by the Hawaii Public Housing Authority, and certain housing units developed by self-help housing nonprofit organ...
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2019-02-07
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB1284IntroLimits the State's preemption of local ordinances that regulate the sale of cigarettes, tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices to allow the counties to enact ordinances more protective of public health than state law. (HB1284 HD1)
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2019-02-07
To House Health Committee
HIHB918IntroExtends the lease term for public-school lands from 55 to 99 years. (HB918 HD1)
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2019-02-06
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1338IntroEstablishes within the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism the China-Hawaii Economic Council to further economic relations between China and Hawaii. Appropriates funds.
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2019-02-06
To House Economic Development & Business Committee
HIHB1415IntroRequires the Department of Human Services to conduct a study on the need for the Hawaii Care Plan to provide health insurance for any individual who is not otherwise eligible for medicaid. (HB1415 HD1)
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2019-02-06
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB649IntroEstablishes the teacher home assistance program within HHFDC to provide housing vouchers to full-time DOE teachers (including public charter school teachers) who teach in hard-to-fill schools and whose household income does not exceed eighty percent ...
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2019-02-05
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB434IntroEstablishes the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division Special Fund (Special Fund) within the Department of Health. Reclassifies specific low-level marijuana offenses as non-criminal violations subject to a fine, which shall be deposited into the Special Fu...
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2019-02-05
To House Health Committee
HIHB794IntroRequires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to establish the Hauula Beach Park Marine Life Conservation District.
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2019-02-05
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB800IntroEstablishes an income tax credit for taxpayers who lease housing to certain low-income tenants.
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2019-02-05
To House Housing Committee
HIHB795IntroRequires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to establish the Laniakea Beach Marine Life Conservation District. Prohibits certain ocean recreation activities within the District.
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2019-02-05
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB435IntroEstablishes an uninsured motorist identification database program and special fund within the Insurance Division to verify motorist compliance with insurance requirements and reduce the number of uninsured motorists.
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2019-02-04
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB620IntroProposes a constitutional amendment to change the Board of Education back to an elected board. (HB620 HD1)
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2019-02-04
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB621IntroImplements an elected Board of Education. (HB621 HD1)
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2019-02-04
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB817IntroAuthorizes Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to enter into ninety-nine year leases of units in residential condominiums located on state lands. (HB817 HD1)
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2019-02-04
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB84IntroProhibits the parking of vehicles in front of a mailbox facing a state highway to which the United States Postal Service delivers mail from Monday through Saturday between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. in any county with a population of 500,000 or more.
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2019-02-01
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB612IntroEstablishes fines for any county that fails to comply with any provision of Hawaii's abandoned vehicles law or any lawful rule adopted by the Director of Finance under the authority of the law. Requires the Department of Taxation to collect and depos...
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2019-02-01
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB433IntroProvides, under certain circumstances, amnesty for used car purchasers from paying unpaid vehicle registration fees or penalties if the purchaser had no knowledge of the delinquent fees or penalties upon the purchase of the vehicle.
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2019-02-01
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB735IntroRequires the Department of Health to establish and enforce rules for the regulation of opioid treatment programs.
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2019-02-01
To House Health Committee
HIHB737IntroRequires Med-QUEST to seek a state plan waiver to establish a home and community-based services program for individuals with an autism spectrum disorder.
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2019-02-01
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB1283IntroRequires certain mortgages or automobile loans of at least $1000 to include an option for the borrower to miss a monthly payment without penalty.
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2019-02-01
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB1463IntroExempts health care providers from civil liability in the case of the provider's patient receiving any injury or worsening of a health condition while awaiting insurer preauthorization for medical services or treatment.
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2019-02-01
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB819IntroMakes technical and housekeeping amendments to Act 150, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018 for development of affordable housing on Maui. Authorizes expenditure of funds from the Dwelling Unit Revolving Fund to acquire the Front Street Apartments ground lea...
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2019-01-31
To House Housing Committee
HIHB1379IntroBeginning on 1/1/2020, requires that any person who is eligible to vote and applies for a new or renewed motor vehicle driver's license, provisional license, instruction permit, limited purpose driver's license, limited purpose provisional driver's l...
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2019-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1576IntroRequires a retailer of certain batteries to implement a program in which the retailer accepts used batteries for reuse, recycling, or other means of disposal. Requires the Department of Health to expand its recycling operations to accommodate the rec...
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2019-01-31
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB480IntroProposes an amendment to the State constitution to prohibit a person who has been appointed by the governor to fill a vacant seat in the legislature from seeking election to that seat for the term immediately following the person's appointment.
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2019-01-29
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB793IntroProhibits the sale of polystyrene foam containers and serving of prepared foods using polystyrene foam containers statewide. Authorizes the Department of Health to adopt rules to implement the prohibition and include within its administrative rules a...
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2019-01-29
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB26IntroMakes it a misdemeanor for a hosting platform to collect a fee for booking services regarding transient vacation rentals that are not lawfully certified, registered, or permitted under applicable county ordinance.
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2019-01-28
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHB727IntroIncreases the minimum wage annually starting January 1, 2020. Beginning September 30, 2024, and thereafter, requires the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to calculate an adjusted minimum wage rate to the nearest five cents using the Honol...
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2019-01-28
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
HIHB738IntroEstablishes criteria and limits for the assessment of application screening fees for residential rental property.
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2019-01-28
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB736IntroAuthorizes residents of adult residential care homes and expanded adult residential care home to install electronic monitoring of their own rooms.
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2019-01-28
To House Health Committee
HIHB824IntroAppropriates funds for the Office of the Governor to award the Aloha Order of Merit to highly accomplished honorees who have provided extraordinary service to the State.
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2019-01-28
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHB772IntroRequires harbors under the jurisdiction of the DLNR and DOT to provide entry and mooring for small vessels during times of inclement weather and dangerous ocean conditions.
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2019-01-28
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB816IntroRequires operators and passengers of motorcycles, motor scooters, mopeds, and bicycles to wear safety helmets.
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2019-01-28
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB823IntroRequires and funds the Office of Veterans' Services to establish a Filipino Veterans Legacy Exhibit at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.
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2019-01-28
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB734IntroRequires a health care professional or pharmacist who dispenses any opioid drug to include with the drug instructions for disposing of any unused portion, along with a pre-addressed envelope or package that can be used to mail any unused portion to a...
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2019-01-28
To House Health Committee
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