Hawaii Representative Tom Brower [D]

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HIHB628IntroSubjects the service retirement allowance, ordinary disability retirement allowance, and service-connected disability retirement allowance, as adjusted by any post retirement allowances, of employees who become contributory, non-contributory, and hyb...
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2019-01-24
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
HIHB619IntroRequires the State Auditor to select school complex areas for a determination of each complex area's compliance with its academic plan and financial plan.
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2019-01-24
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB697IntroBeginning with the 2020-2021 school year, requires all public, private, and charter schools in the State to establish a program within the health education curriculum for students grades nine through twelve to provide instruction in cardiopulmonary r...
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2019-01-24
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB694IntroAuthorizes general obligation bonds for the design and construction of a new athletic facility for the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Requires a one-third private sector funding match. Appropriates funds.
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2019-01-24
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB647IntroRequires persons who manufacture, sell, offer for sale, lease, or distribute a product that makes content accessible on the internet to include digital content blocking capability that renders inaccessible human trafficking websites, child pornograph...
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2019-01-24
To House Economic Development & Business Committee
HIHB698IntroIncludes severe autism within the definition of debilitating medical condition for the purposes of the medical use of cannabis.
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2019-01-24
To House Health Committee
HIHB14IntroShort form bill relating to housing.
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2019-01-22
To House Housing Committee
HIHB29IntroRequires members in planned community associations subject to HRS 421J and unit owners in condominiums subject to HRS 514B to register units leased as transient accommodations. Requires associations to submit annual reports to county planning departm...
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2019-01-22
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHB28IntroAllows authorized emergency vehicles, including fire department vehicles, discretion to use either authorized audible or visual signals when responding to an emergency. Requires vehicles to yield to an authorized emergency vehicle using either an aud...
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2019-01-22
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB30IntroRequires renewal of driver's licenses every four years, rather than every two years, for licensees who are seventy-two years of age or older.
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2019-01-22
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB25IntroProhibits any person, including a hotel guest, from storing, keeping, carrying, or possessing any firearm or ammunition in any hotel room assigned to a guest with certain exceptions.
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2019-01-22
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHB16IntroShort form bill relating to housing.
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2019-01-22
To House Housing Committee
HIHB27IntroRequires any person who charges any fee for the use of a private street that has been continuously used by the general public for a period of not less than six months to be responsible for the costs to conform and maintain the private street to count...
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2019-01-22
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB15IntroShort form bill relating to housing.
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2019-01-22
To House Housing Committee
HIHB145IntroRequires a two-year motor vehicle inspection safety check for vehicles six years of age or newer. Doubles the inspection fee for the two-year motor vehicle inspection safety check.
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2019-01-22
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB234IntroRequires the Department of Human Services, in consultation with the Department of Health, to issue request for proposals to contract for services and housing for homeless individuals with severe mental illness who have been discharged from acute care...
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2019-01-22
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB228IntroEstablishes the home ownership housing revolving fund to provide loans and grants for the development of affordable for-sale housing projects. Makes an appropriation into and out of the fund.
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2019-01-22
To House Housing Committee
HIHB231IntroIncreases the state tax credit for renters earning less than $60,000 per year and links future increases to the Consumer Price Index. Makes Hawaii's earned income tax credit refundable. Increases the state food/excise tax credit by specified amounts ...
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2019-01-22
To House Finance Committee
HIHB344IntroProvides that where public access is required as a condition of a subdivision, either the county must accept dedication of and maintain the access or identify an entity to own and maintain the access. Authorizes the county to require the subdivider t...
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2019-01-22
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB292IntroSpecifies that at least two members of the State Council on Mental Health shall have demonstrated knowledge of or work experience involving native Hawaiian concepts of well-being, culturally-grounded mental health methodologies, or traditional healin...
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2019-01-22
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB291IntroAuthorizes the counties to adopt ordinances to legalize marijuana cultivation, possession, sale, transfer, and use, for persons over the age of twenty-one. Clarifies that medical use of cannabis laws and penal code provisions pertaining to drug and i...
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2019-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB464IntroEstablishes a nuclear energy commission within the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to study the feasibility, risks, and benefits of developing nuclear energy generation facilities in Hawaii. Requires report to 2020 Regular S...
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2019-01-22
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB571IntroProvides a temporary, refundable tax credit to owners of real property for albizia tree trimming or removal performed under certain conditions. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2019, but shall not be available for taxable years beginnin...
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2019-01-22
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB572IntroExempts recipients of gold star family member license plates from paying a fee for the license plates.
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2019-01-22
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB575IntroAppropriates funds to the City and County of Honolulu for the purposes of curb painting to indicate areas where parking is prohibited beside driveway entrances in Congressional District 1.
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2019-01-22
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB459IntroProposes amendments to the Constitution of the State of Hawaii to provide for referendum by the electorate.
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2019-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB470IntroRequires the legislative reference bureau to conduct a feasibility study to determine the feasibility of establishing a Hawaii retirement savings program. Subject to a positive finding in the feasibility study, establishes the Hawaii retirement savin...
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2019-01-22
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB599IntroEstablishes the Teacher Home Assistance Program to be administered by the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to provide housing vouchers to certain teachers who are employed by the Department of Education and commit to teach at hard-t...
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2019-01-22
To House Housing Committee
HIHB436IntroEstablishes a Homeland Security and Resiliency Council to identify electric grid and other critical infrastructure needs and provide recommendations for enhancing the State's grid and critical infrastructure resiliency. Appropriates funds.
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2019-01-22
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB478IntroClarifies that lands set aside to the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation by the Governor or leased to the Corporation by other state departments and agencies are exempt from the definition of "public lands".
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2019-01-22
To House Housing Committee
HIHB598IntroAdds knowingly making a false statement to a county inspector a crime within the offense of unsworn falsification to authorities.
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2019-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB473IntroEstablishes the long-term rental assistance pilot program to be administered by the department of health. Appropriates funds for the administration of the pilot program.
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2019-01-22
To House Housing Committee
HIHB553IntroEstablishes a statewide anti-littering public education and awareness campaign to be administered by the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Authorizes the Hawaii Tourism Authority to enter into contracts and agreements relating to a statewide anti-littering p...
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2019-01-22
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB431IntroRepeals the requirement for special inspection and certification of reconstructed vehicles prior to operation upon a public highway.
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2019-01-22
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB474IntroAppropriates funds to establish a pilot program for dementia screening and outreach with an emphasis on the Native Hawaiian and uninsured populations.
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2019-01-22
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB569IntroIncreases the maximum civil penalty for littering from $500 to $1,000. Increases the maximum fine for the offense of criminal littering from $1,000 to $5,000.
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2019-01-22
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB564IntroEstablishes the opae ula as the state shrimp to protect anchialine pool ecosystems throughout Hawaii.
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2019-01-22
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHB319IntroAmends the conveyance tax by adding a fee schedule for foreign entity-owned investment properties sold within five years.
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2019-01-22
To House Finance Committee
HIHB397IntroEstablishes expedited county approvals for district boundary amendments for affordable housing projects on land areas fifteen acres or less. Requires consultation with the Hawaii Community Development Authority for affordable housing development with...
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2019-01-22
To House Housing Committee
HIHB479IntroEstablishes the ALOHA homes authority 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 transit system, to be known as the urban redevelopment dis...
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2019-01-22
To House Housing Committee
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