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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1SB537EngrossedTransitions from lump sum deferred deposit transactions to installment-based small dollar loan transactions. Specifies various consumer protection requirements for small dollar loans. Beginning 1/1/2020, requires licensure for small dollar lenders th...
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2019-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 907).
#2SB1394EngrossedEstablishes a historic preservation income tax credit. Appropriates funds for one temporary position to assist with the establishment and administration of the historic preservation income tax credit program. (SB1394 HD2)
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2019-04-15
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 809).
#3SB536EngrossedClarifies that existing law intended to curb over-access to and abuse of opioids, including the time frame for filling prescriptions, supply limitations, and requirements to check the state electronic prescription accountability system and execute an...
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2019-04-18
The Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 4 Ayes: Representative(s) Mizuno, C. Lee, B. Kobayashi, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
#4SB9EngrossedRequires the Hawaii public housing authority to adopt rules without regard to chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes to reimburse Section 8 landlords for repair costs of tenant-caused property damage under certain circumstances. Appropriates funds and e...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
#5SB2EngrossedEstablishes a post-conviction relief task force to review and propose potential updates to Hawaii's laws and court rules regarding post-conviction relief. (SB2 HD1)
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2019-04-15
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 809).
#6SB1130EnrolledSpecifies that the Internal Revenue Code section 512(a)(7), with respect to increases in unrelated business taxable income by disallowed fringe, is not operative in Hawaii income tax law. Conforms Hawaii income and estate and generation-skipping tran...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 914).
#7SB1401EngrossedProvides that a pharmacy benefit manager may not prohibit the sharing of an insured individual's cost share for a prescription drug and clinical efficacy of a more affordable alternative drug and prevents penalization of a pharmacy or pharmacist for ...
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2019-04-18
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-22-19 9:30AM in conference room 229.
#8HB1326EngrossedAllows for ten consecutive one-year holdovers of water permits under section 171-58(c), HRS. Makes conforming amendments to the reporting requirement in Act 126 (2016). Extends the repeal and reenactment provision for Act 126 (2016) by seven years, f...
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2019-04-04
The committee on WAM deferred the measure.
#9HB747EngrossedEstablishes employment first as a state policy with respect to disabled persons. Requires state and county agencies to implement this policy in hiring and all programs and services administered or funded by the State or counties. Applies employment f...
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2019-04-15
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 808).
#10HB307EngrossedBroadens the definition of "renewable energy" as used in the public utilities commission law to include other self-replenishing non-fossil fuel, non-nuclear resources. Amends the renewable energy technologies income tax credit by, among other things,...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 917).
#11HB267EngrossedRequires drug manufacturers to notify prescription drug benefit plans and pharmacy benefit managers if a proposed increase in the wholesale price of certain drugs would result in a sixteen per cent or more price increase over a twoyear period. Requir...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 814).
#12HB285EngrossedRequires county police departments to disclose to the Legislature the identity of an officer upon an officer's suspension or discharge beginning with the annual report of 2021. Amends the Uniform Information Practices Act to allow for public access t...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 917).
#13HB993EngrossedImproves the effectiveness of the State Emergency Management Program through modifications and additions to chapter 127A, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 919).
#14HB1043EngrossedReplaces the tax boards of review with a single tax appeal review panel comprised of members who shall devote full time to their duties. Amends the grounds upon which an appeal to the administrative appeals and dispute resolution program may be made ...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 917).
#15HB1192EngrossedConforms 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
Senate Conferees Appointed: Taniguchi Chair; K. Rhoads, Moriwaki Co-Chairs; Fevella.
#16HCR60EngrossedRequesting The Harbors Division Of The Department Of Transportation To Convene A Task Force To Study The Feasibility Of Establishing A Hawaii Commercial Harbors Authority.
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2019-04-09
#17HB748EngrossedProhibits civil asset forfeiture unless the covered offense is a felony for which the property owner has been convicted. Excludes the forfeiture proceedings for an animal pending criminal charges. Requires the Attorney General to deposit the net proc...
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2019-04-15
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 808).
#18SB600EnrolledProhibits individuals who are less than 21 years of age from bringing or causing to be brought into the State any firearm. (SB600 HD2)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 914).
#19SB412EngrossedMakes an application for voter registration, including an affidavit, part of all driver's license and identification card applications. Automatically registers each applicant who elects to register for voting unless the applicant affirmatively declin...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
#20HB200EngrossedProhibits specified trolleys, pulleys, cables, or running lines designed to attach a dog to two stationary objects in a configuration that endangers the dog, including by depriving the dog of sustenance. Prohibits tethering or restraining a dog under...
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2019-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 909).
#21SB388EngrossedRequires DOE to provide specified assessments and evaluations, upon parent or guardian request, to vulnerable students exhibiting behavioral issues and to students who have been suspended for the purpose of providing appropriate services that allow t...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
#22HB664EngrossedClarifies that the ban on sexual orientation change efforts applies to conversion therapy practices or treatments that seek to change an individual's sexual orientation or gender identity. (SD1)
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2019-04-11
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 719).
#23HR6IntroducedRequesting 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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2019-03-28
#24SB1124EngrossedRequires the administrator or attending physician to assess whether an assisted community treatment plan is indicated and to make certain arrangements if so indicated. Specifies the role of the AG for petitions of involuntary hospitalizations and ass...
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2019-04-18
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-22-19 9:30AM in conference room 229.
#25SB1526EngrossedAppropriates funds for one DLNRTip app administrator position, software upgrades, and app enhancements to improve the DLNRTip app. (SB1526 HD1)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 813).
#26SR143PassedUrging The Department Of Health To Complete The Total Maximum Daily Load Process For Kaelepulu Watershed In Kailua, Oahu.
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2019-04-04
Report and Resolution Adopted.
#27HB622EngrossedTransfers control of public funds disbursed to a charter school to the State Public Charter School Commission upon filing of criminal charges against an employee of the charter school for actions taken in the course of employment at the charter schoo...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 917).
#28SB19EnrolledAmends the calculation of surplus lines insurance premium tax to tax the entirety of the premium using the rate established by Hawaii statute regardless of location of risk. (SB19 HD1)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 916).
#29HB18EngrossedRepeals statutory limitations on the time period in which a survivor of childhood sexual abuse may file suit. (SD1)
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2019-04-12
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 804).
#30SB107PassedProvides that the ballot of an absentee or military-overseas voter is valid even if the voter becomes ineligible to vote after casting the ballot. Repeals the requirement that an absentee voter's ballot be deemed invalid if the voter returns the retu...
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2019-04-18
Act 010, on 04/17/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1111).
#31HB34EngrossedDetermines the procedures for when the foreperson classification shall be recognized in Hawaii's Davis-Bacon Act and when the basic hourly rate is established by a collective bargaining agreement. Takes effect 1/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-04-15
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 808).
#32SB78EngrossedEstablishes the Executive Office on Early Learning (EOEL) as the administrative authority for state-funded prekindergarten programs, and private partnership-funded prekindergarten programs in the public schools, except for special education and Title...
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2019-04-16
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 903).
#33HB118EngrossedRepeals the requirement that the state auditor conduct an annual review of certain rapid transit authorities in the State. Provides the auditor with specific direction and scope to complete the audit authorized by Act 1, SSLH 2017. Appropriates funds...
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2019-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 900).
#34HB66EngrossedRepeals the existing Uniform Athlete Agents Act and replaces it with the Revised Uniform Athlete Agents Act, which applies to certain financial advisers and makes other changes to the Uniform Act to increase effectiveness and enforceability. Effectiv...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 917).
#35SB126EngrossedAppropriates funds and positions to fulfill requests made by the Governor. Appropriates funds. (SB126 HD1)
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2019-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 901).
#36HB120EngrossedAuthorizes issuance of general obligation bonds. Makes findings required by Article VII, Section 13, of the State Constitution to declare that the issuance of authorized bonds will not cause the debt limit to be exceeded. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 900).
#37HB122EnrolledAbolishes the Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Trust Fund of the Department of Defense and transfers the unencumbered balance to the general fund.
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2019-04-04
Transmitted to Governor.
#38HB68EngrossedProhibits a merchant in the State from adopting a warranty policy that requires a purchaser to pay an additional fee to obtain a repair, replacement, or refund for goods returned pursuant to the warranty. (SD1)
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2019-04-12
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 898).
#39SB223EngrossedTransfers operational authority over portions of the East Kauai Irrigation System operated and maintained by the East Kauai Water Users' Cooperative as of July 1, 2019, to the Department of Agriculture. Provides a conditional extension to acquire req...
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2019-04-18
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-22-19 10:00AM in conference room 224.
#40HB172EngrossedAppropriates funds for Fiscal Biennium 2019-2021 for the Office of the Trustees (OHA150), Office of Hawaiian Affairs Administration (OHA160), and Beneficiary Advocacy (OHA175). Requires an expenditure of general funds to pay for the auditor to conduc...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 814).
#41SB192EngrossedImplements recommendations of the Criminal Pretrial Task Force convened pursuant to House Concurrent Resolution No. 134, House Draft 1, Regular Session of 2017. Authorizes a defendant in custody to petition a court for unsecured bail. (SB192 HD2)
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2019-04-22
House Conferees Appointed: Takayama, C. Lee, Gates Co-Chairs; McDermott.
#42HB158EngrossedSpecifies requirements for contractor or subcontractor payment to all mechanics and laborers employed on a government service contract job site. Permits governmental contracting agencies to withhold accrued payments as necessary to pay mechanics and ...
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2019-04-15
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 808).
#43SB138EnrolledAdds campaign spending report filing deadlines of April 30 and October 1 of a general election year for candidates and candidate committees. (SB138 HD1)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 914).
#44HB168EngrossedAuthorizes a voter with special needs, including a disability, to request that a ballot be forwarded by electronic transmission at any time. (SD1)
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2019-04-12
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 898).
#45SB162EngrossedAmends the amount of the rental motor vehicle surcharge tax. Repeals the additional surcharge tax for lessees who do not possess a valid Hawaii driver's license. Deposits the surcharge tax revenues into the state highway fund, for statewide use, and ...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 920).
#46HB169EngrossedClarifies provisions of the State Ethics Code regarding gift disclosure statements, retention of financial disclosure statements, transcripts from contested case hearings, and ethics training. (SD2)
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2019-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 900).
#47SB130EngrossedAppropriates funds for the judiciary to purchase civil legal services for low-income and moderate-income persons. (SB130 HD1)
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2019-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 901).
#48SB216EngrossedRequires a mandatory recount of election votes and ballot measures when the margin of victory for election contests or tabulation for ballot measures is equal to or less than one hundred or one-half of one per cent of the votes cast, whichever is gre...
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2019-04-22
House Conferees Appointed: C. Lee, Cullen Co-Chairs; Thielen.
#49HB164EngrossedRequires all persons and committees that make electioneering communication expenditures to a single vendor of more than $2,000 in aggregate within one week to file a report with the Campaign Spending Commission within thirty days of a primary electio...
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2019-04-18
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Tuesday 04-23-19 3:03PM in conference room 325.
#50HB165PassedRequires candidates who do not intend to receive or spend more than $1,000 in an election period to notify the Campaign Spending Commission of this intention by 6/30 of an election year, and noncandidate committees that do not intend to receive or sp...
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2019-04-16
Act 008, 04/15/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1109).
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