Hawaii Representative Tom Brower [D]

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HIHB907IntroExempts changes and improvements to existing portions of the Waianae coast emergency access road within the Waianae district of Oahu from environmental assessment requirements under chapter 343, Hawaii Revised Statutes.
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2019-01-28
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB920IntroIncludes advanced practice registered nurses with prescriptive authority in the list of health care professionals authorized to administer medication to public school students. Removes requirement that administration of the medication be approved by ...
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2019-01-28
To House Health Committee
HIHB877IntroProvides that any individual or married couple filing a joint return may designate any portion of a state income tax refund to be paid over to the Hawaiian home general loan fund.
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2019-01-28
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB853IntroEstablishes penalties and fines for the knowing capture, taking, possession, abuse, entanglement, or killing of sharks in state marine waters. Expands existing prohibition on knowingly capturing or killing manta rays to include all rays and to includ...
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2019-01-28
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB835IntroProvides a tax credit to a taxpayer who trades-in a personal motor vehicle and purchases a new motor vehicle in the taxable year. Requires proof of off-street parking for a certificate of registration for a motor vehicle. Requires the director of fin...
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2019-01-28
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB899IntroExempts certain unrelated business taxable income of tax exempt organizations from Hawaii income tax laws.
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2019-01-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHB904IntroProvides that a minor may consent to emergency shelter if a provider of no cost emergency shelter and services is coordinating with child welfare service.
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2019-01-28
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB906IntroRestores basic adult dental health benefits to Medicaid enrollees. Appropriates funds for this purpose.
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2019-01-28
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB890IntroRequires the Department of Transportation to conduct a study that reevaluates the costs and feasibility of constructing a zipper lane along the H-1 freeway in the westbound direction for use during the afternoon hours.
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2019-01-28
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB840IntroRequires the Department of Human Services to include the name of the beneficiary of supplemental nutrition and assistance program (SNAP) benefits on each electronic benefits transfer card. Requires a photo identification to be presented when an elect...
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2019-01-28
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB836IntroProhibits the operation of refuse collection vehicles near or within residential zones except between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. on any weekday and Saturday, and between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. on Sunday and any state or fede...
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2019-01-28
To House Health Committee
HIHB1064IntroRequires that real estate investment trusts file returns reporting their shareholders' pro rata shares of net income and net income attributable to this State. Provides for composite returns and requires withholding for those shareholders who do not ...
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2019-01-28
To House Economic Development & Business Committee
HIHB1105IntroEffective 1/1/2020, prohibits approval of new underground injection wells other than sewage wastewater wells where no alternative means of disposal is available. Effective 1/1/2025, prohibits approval of new underground injection wells in any circums...
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2019-01-28
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB1141IntroEstablishes the ALOHA homes program under the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to facilitate the development of low-cost homes for sale to Hawaii residents on state-owned and county-owned land near rail stations of the Honolulu rail...
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2019-01-28
To House Housing Committee
HIHB1104IntroRepeals the allowance for Oahu-based legislators conducting official business during certain recess and interim periods.
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2019-01-28
To House Legislative Management Committee
HIHB1158IntroRequires that any county-owned street along which are six or more homes include one or more sidewalks. Provides grants-in-aid to the counties for the purpose of building sidewalks along existing county-owned streets.
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2019-01-28
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB1128IntroRequires the Department of Human Services to establish, construct, and operate a transitional shelter comprising micro units beneath the Nimitz Viaduct or other areas on the island of Oahu, and to submit a report on the establishment of the transitio...
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2019-01-28
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB1145IntroRequires the Department of Human Services and the Department of Health to disperse grant-in-aid funds to recipient organizations within ninety days of the effective date of the legislation awarding the grant. Allows the Department of Human Services a...
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2019-01-28
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB1148IntroProhibits health insurers and like entities from making changes to policies or contracts prior to their renewal.
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2019-01-28
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB1129IntroAssists the homeless in reuniting with family in their home states. Appropriates funds.
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2019-01-28
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB1149IntroEstablishes an income tax credit for employers who create on-site early childhood facilities. Establishes and appropriates funds for one on-site Early Childhood Facility Coordinator position.
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2019-01-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1155IntroAmends the offense of unsworn falsification to authorities to include knowingly making a false statement, in oral, written, printed, or electronic form, to a public servant engaged in criminal, civil, or administrative enforcement activity pursuant t...
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2019-01-28
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1108IntroBeginning July 1, 2022, requires persons who use the Na Ala Hele trail system for commercial purposes and applicants for new and renewal commercial use permits in state parks, small boat harbors, and ocean recreation management areas; instructor/oper...
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2019-01-28
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHB1224IntroEstablishes educational requirements of a condominium association director.
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2019-01-28
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB1211IntroShort form bill relating to housing.
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2019-01-28
To House Housing Committee
HIHB1238IntroRequires the family court to terminate parental rights if the court determines, by clear and convincing evidence, that a natural parent committed sexual assault of the other natural parent; the child was conceived as a result of the sexual assault by...
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2019-01-28
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB1237IntroProvides individuals who have demonstrated financial hardship with the option of paying for the registration of their motor vehicles and associated taxes and fees on a monthly basis.
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2019-01-28
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB1210IntroAdds unlicensed sale of liquor as an offense for which property is subject to forfeiture and increases the grade of the offense to a class C felony. Provides an affirmative defense. Amends definitions of "organized crime" and "racketeering activity" ...
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2019-01-28
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1212IntroEstablishes Transit-Oriented Development Community Districts within the Hawaii Community Development Authority along certain rail stations in the Honolulu rail transit corridor. Allows HCDA to enter into public-private partnerships and lease-back agr...
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2019-01-28
To House Housing Committee
HIHB1236IntroEstablishes a Makua Valley Task Force to prepare for the transition of the Makua Military Reservation from the United States Army upon the expiration of the Army's lease for the land.
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2019-01-28
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1208IntroShort form bill relating to housing.
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2019-01-28
To House Housing Committee
HIHB1223IntroEnsures access to information about multiple midwifery pathways. Requires birth practitioners to provide all pertinent birth education information and materials in a manner that is comprehensible by the consumer.
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2019-01-28
To House Health Committee
HIHB1271IntroEstablishes a Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform in the Governor's Office to develop sentencing and corrections policies to reduce the State's incarcerated population, reduce correctional spending, increase public safety, and reduce...
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2019-01-28
To House Public Safety, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee
HIHB1285IntroEducation funding omnibus. Raises the GET and use tax rates. Increases income tax rates for high earning taxpayers. Establishes quality education special fund to supplement education budget. Increases food/excise tax credit and low-income renter's ho...
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2019-01-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1348IntroEstablishes licensing requirements and enforcement provisions for transient vacation rentals to be administered by the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.
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2019-01-28
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHB1454IntroRequires the department of human services to implement an earned income disregard program as an intermediate step to implementing a medicaid buy-in program. Requires reports to the legislature. Takes effect upon approval by the governor and Centers f...
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2019-01-28
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB1443IntroPermits hospitals and clinics with on-site pharmacies, retail pharmacies, and law enforcement agencies to install and maintain take-back collection receptacles for controlled substances.
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2019-01-28
To House Health Committee
HIHB1444IntroEstablishes the Primary Care Payment Reform Collaborative task force in the Department of Health to examine issues related to primary care spending and data collection and to develop recommendations to the legislature.
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2019-01-28
To House Health Committee
HIHB1456IntroAppropriates funds to the UH Maui College Maui Food Innovation Center for three permanent faculty positions and instructional supplies.
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB1419IntroDesignates 9/11 of each year as United States Senator Daniel K. Akaka Day.
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2019-01-28
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHB1459IntroReplaces the environmental response, energy, and food security tax with a carbon emissions tax. Repeals state fuel taxes under the fuel tax law.
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2019-01-28
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB1418IntroDesignates 9/7 of each year as United States Senator Daniel K. Inouye Day.
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2019-01-28
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHB1506IntroAllows incarcerated persons who were Hawaii residents immediately prior to incarceration to vote in Hawaii elections by absentee ballot.
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2019-01-28
To House Public Safety, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee
HIHB1529IntroAllows student journalists at public schools to exercise freedom of speech and freedom of the press in school-sponsored media.
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB1500IntroLimits the counties' authority to grant variances or exceptions to zoning ordinances and to waive or discount any fine or monetary penalty for violation of zoning ordinances. Limits judicial remedy for fines or penalties. Requires strict construction...
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2019-01-28
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1540IntroEstablishes the Hawaii travel industry management promise program to provide scholarships to certain community college graduates enrolled in the bachelor of science program of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, School of Travel Industry Management.
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2019-01-28
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHB724IntroRequires at least one secondary school in a geographic complex area to provide a career and technical education program beginning in the 2020-2021 school year.
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB1235IntroDirects the Department of Education to require each student from kindergarten through grade 12 to take a pedestrian-safety course annually.
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB905IntroRequires the court to appoint counsel to indigent parents and to make every effort to do so at the first hearing attended by the parent.
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2019-01-28
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB633IntroLimits the use of tethers and certain other types of restraints that are known to endanger dogs or prevent dogs from receiving necessary sustenance. Allows tethering for not more than twenty-four consecutive hours but only by means of a chest harness...
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2019-01-24
To House Agriculture Committee
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