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1 HB2353 SD1
Emergency Appropriation; Honolulu International Airport; Security Services ($)
MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR SECURITY AT HONOLULU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
Makes an emergency appropriation to replenish security funds that were used to cover the costs associated with the operations and maintenance of the outbound baggage handling and explosive detection systems. (SD1)
(H) 4/14/2014- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 677). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAM  SB2903
2 HB2650 HD1
Legislative Appropriations ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPENSES OF THE LEGISLATURE, THE AUDITOR, THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU, THE OMBUDSMAN, AND THE ETHICS COMMISSION.
Appropriates funds to provide for the expenses of the Legislature, Auditor, Legislative Reference Bureau, Ombudsman, and Ethics Commission. (HB2650 HD1)
(S) 3/11/2014- Act 002, 3/10/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1102). SOUKI, SAIKI, Johanson WAM
3 HB2539
Saint Marianne Cope Day; Non-state Holiday
RELATING TO SAINT MARIANNE COPE DAY.
Designates January 23 of each year as Saint Marianne Cope Day in Hawaii.
(S) 4/2/2014- Act 003, 4/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1103). MIZUNO, BELATTI, BROWER, CABANILLA, CARROLL, HANOHANO, ING, KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, RHOADS, SAIKI, SOUKI, TAKAI, WARD, Woodson TEC
4 HB2585
Foreclosure; Association Assessments; Notice
RELATING TO FORECLOSURES.
Specifies parties other than unit owners who may be served notice by publication and posting of nonjudicial foreclosure.
(S) 4/2/2014- Act 004, 4/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1104). MCKELVEY (Introduced by request of another party) CPN
5 HB1634
Judiciary Package; Uniform Mediation Act
RELATING TO THE UNIFORM MEDIATION ACT.
Clarifies the scope of the Uniform Mediation Act.
(S) 4/2/2014- Act 005, 4/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1105). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL
6 HB1770 HD1
Veterans; Driver's License; State Identification Card
RELATING TO VETERANS.
Requires notation of veteran status on state driver's licenses and identification cards if desired by the applicant. Effective October 1, 2014. (HB1770 HD1)
(S) 4/10/2014- Act 006, 4/7/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1106). TAKAI, AWANA, BELATTI, BROWER, CABANILLA, CACHOLA, ITO, C. LEE, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, ONISHI, TAKAYAMA, WOOLEY, YAMANE, Say PSM/TIA
7 HB2071 HD1
Gold Star Family Day; Armed Forces
RELATING TO GOLD STAR FAMILY DAY.
Designates the last Sunday in September as "Gold Star Family Day". (HB2071 HD1)
(S) 4/10/2014- Act 007, 4/7/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1107). TAKAI, AQUINO, AWANA, BELATTI, BROWER, CABANILLA, CACHOLA, CULLEN, EVANS, HANOHANO, HASHEM, ITO, KAWAKAMI, C. LEE, LOWEN, LUKE, MCDERMOTT, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, ONISHI, SAIKI, SAY, SOUKI, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TOKIOKA, TSUJI, WOOLEY, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Kobayashi PSM/TEC  SB3046
8 SB3038
Hawaii Labor Relations Board; Electronic Service
RELATING TO THE HAWAII LABOR RELATIONS BOARD.
Authorizes notice of hearings to be served by electronic service through a company designated by the Hawaii labor relations board. Clarifies the process to replace a recused Hawaii labor relations board member representing labor.
(S) 4/10/2014- Act 008, 4/7/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1108). HEE LAB
9 HB1650
Revision Bill
RELATING TO STATUTORY REVISION: AMENDING OR REPEALING VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE HAWAII REVISED STATUTES AND THE SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII FOR THE PURPOSE OF CORRECTING ERRORS AND REFERENCES, CLARIFYING LANGUAGE, AND DELETING OBSOLETE OR UNNECESSARY PROVISIONS.
Amending or repealing various provisions of the Hawaii Revised Statutes and the Session Laws of Hawaii for the purpose of correcting errors and references, clarifying language, and deleting obsolete or unnecessary provisions.
(S) 4/10/2014- Act 009, 4/7/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1109). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL
10 HB2387
Small Boat Harbors; Permit; Requirements; Age
RELATING TO SMALL BOAT HARBORS.
Requires that a person be 18 years or older prior to obtaining or being placed on a waitlist to obtain a permit to moor a vessel in a state small boat harbor.
(S) 4/16/2014- Act 010, 4/15/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1110). EVANS WTL
11 HB1664 HD1
Fireworks Storage
RELATING TO FIRE PROTECTION FOR FIREWORKS.
Requires that permanent and temporary fireworks storage buildings or structures and buildings or facilities where redistribution activities are performed comply with currently adopted county building or fire codes or latest edition of nationally recognized standards. (HB1664 HD1)
(S) 4/16/2014- Act 011, 4/15/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1111). YAMANE, AQUINO, CULLEN PSM, CPN
12 HB1903 HD1
Outdoor Heritage Month; Established
RELATING TO OUTDOOR HERITAGE MONTH.
Designates June as "Outdoor Heritage Month" to celebrate Hawaii's natural environment and recreational activities. (HB1903 HD1)
(S) 4/16/2014- Act 012, 4/15/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1112). EVANS, AQUINO, AWANA, CABANILLA, CARROLL, CHOY, CREAGAN, CULLEN, HANOHANO, ING, KAWAKAMI, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, OSHIRO, SAIKI, TAKAI, TSUJI, Souki, Yamashita ENE/EGH/TEC
13 HB2142
Post-Secondary Education; Authorization; Financial Integrity; University of Hawaii; Complaints
RELATING TO POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION.
Repeals the requirement that a private college or university show that it maintains profitability as a means of demonstrating financial integrity to the department of commerce and consumer affairs. Repeals section 304A-3153, HRS, relating to procedures for complaints concerning institutions of higher education in the State.
(S) 4/16/2014- Act 013, 4/15/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1113). ICHIYAMA, Choy HRE, CPN
14 SB2839 SD1
Hawaiian Homes Commission Act; Native Hawaiian Roll Commission
RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT, 1920, AS AMENDED.
Repeals the directive to amend the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920, as amended, to accomplish the purposes of Act 195, Session Laws of Hawaii 2011. (SD1)
(S) 4/16/2014- Act 014, 4/15/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1114). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) OMH, JUD  HB2289
15 SB1065 SD1
Collective Bargaining Cost Items; Bargaining Unit (11); Emergency Appropriation ($)
MAKING EMERGENCY APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.
Provides fund authorizations and appropriations for all collective bargaining cost items for salary increases and other wage related costs in the arbitrated settlement for bargaining unit (11) and its excluded counterparts for fiscal biennium 2013-2015. (SD1)
(S) 4/16/2014- Act 015, 4/15/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1115). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB834
16 SB2136 SD1
Department of Education; Attendance; Enrollment
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Amends chapter 302A, HRS, to add new definitions of "attend", "attendance", "enroll", and "enrollment". Makes clarifying amendments throughout chapter 302A, HRS. (SD1)
(S) 4/16/2014- Act 016, 4/15/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1116). TOKUDA EDN
17 SB2137
Board of Education; Members; Terms
RELATING TO THE TERMS OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
Clarifies the maximum number of consecutive terms that members of the board of education may serve.
(S) 4/16/2014- Act 017, 4/15/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1117). TOKUDA EDN
18 SB2420 SD1
Criminal History Record Checks; State and County Employees
RELATING TO CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD CHECKS FOR STATE AND COUNTY EMPLOYEES.
Allows the State and counties to perform criminal history record checks on employees, prospective employees, volunteers, and contractors whose positions allow them access to sensitive information, firearms for other than law enforcement purposes, and secured areas related to a traffic management center. Allows the counties to perform criminal history record checks prior to making an employment offer, and be exempt from the ten year look-back period, for prospective employees whose positions involve the handling or use of firearms for other than law enforcement purposes. (SD1)
(S) 4/16/2014- Act 018, 4/15/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1118). DELA CRUZ, ESPERO, KIDANI, SOLOMON LAB, JUD  HB1975
19 HB1579
Judgment Liens; Money Judgments
RELATING TO JUDGMENT LIENS.
Clarifies that money judgments are considered valid liens against all real property, including registered property, when recorded in the bureau of conveyances.
(S) 4/16/2014- Act 019, 4/15/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1119). RHOADS (Introduced by request of another party) CPN, JDL
20 SB2033 HD1
Dentists
RELATING TO DENTISTS.
Makes technical nonsubstantive amendments to the rulemaking authority of the board of dentistry. (HD1)
(S) 4/16/2014- Act 020, 4/15/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1120). KIM CPC
21 SB2803 SD1
Thrill Craft Operations
RELATING TO THRILL CRAFT OPERATION.
Makes permanent the exemption from the prohibition on operation of thrill craft in state waters for film production permit holders, authorized government personnel conducting operations approved by the department of land and natural resources, and ocean cleanup purposes. Takes effect on June 29, 2014. (SD1)
(S) 4/22/2014- Act 021, 4/17/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1121). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) EDB  HB2254
22 SB2229 SD2
Uniform Power of Attorney Act; Authority; Principals; Agents
RELATING TO THE UNIFORM POWER OF ATTORNEY ACT.
Establishes the Uniform Power of Attorney Act. Defines the levels of authority granted in a power of attorney to the principal's agent. Requires the agent to act in good faith and within the scope of authority granted in the power of attorney. Provides sample documents to be used to create a statutory form power of attorney. Repeals Chapter 551D, Hawaii Revised Statutes, the Uniform Durable Power of Attorney Act. (SD2)
(S) 4/22/2014- Act 022, 4/17/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1122). CHUN OAKLAND, IHARA, Baker, Espero, Galuteria, Nishihara, Shimabukuro CPC, JUD  HB2054
23 SB2138 SD1
Neighborhood Electric Vehicles; Definition; Passenger Capacity; Weight Rating
RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES.
Aligns the definitions of "neighborhood electric vehicle" in sections 286-2 and 291C-1, HRS, for consistency, and increases the maximum weight rating requirement in both definitions to 3,000 pounds. (SD1)
(S) 4/22/2014- Act 023, 4/17/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1123). TOKUDA, ESPERO, Dela Cruz, English, Gabbard, Kahele, Kouchi, Slom, Solomon TRN  HB1649
24 HB1846
District Court; Jurisdiction
RELATING TO DISTRICT COURT JURISDICTION.
Increases the maximum claim amount that determines district court jurisdiction in civil cases from $25,000 to $40,000.
(S) 4/22/2014- Act 024, 4/17/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1124). LUKE, AQUINO, AWANA, BROWER, CULLEN, FALE, FUKUMOTO, ING, JOHANSON, KAWAKAMI, KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, RHOADS, TAKAI, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, WOODSON, Jordan, Nakashima JDL
25 HB2579
Workers' Compensation; Compromise
RELATING TO LABOR.
Provides that compromises for workers' compensation claims reached as a result of a third-party liability claim or action do not require the approval of the Director of Labor and Industrial Relations. Effective July 1, 2014. Repealed June 30, 2016.
(S) 4/22/2014- Act 025, 4/17/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1125). NAKASHIMA, CARROLL, HANOHANO, ICHIYAMA, LUKE, NISHIMOTO, TAKAYAMA, Aquino, Ing, Yamashita JDL
26 HB2275
Mortgage Rescue Fraud Prevention; Distressed Property Consultant; Attorney Exception
RELATING TO MORTGAGE RESCUE FRAUD.
Clarifies definition of "distressed property consultant" and specifies that attorneys must be licensed by, and engaged in the practice of law in, the State of Hawaii in order to fall within the class of exceptions to the definition of "distressed property consultant".
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 026, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1126). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPN, JDL  SB2825
27 HB2262 HD2
Vital Records; Reporting Deaths to State Agencies
RELATING TO REPORTING DEATHS TO STATE AGENCIES.
Authorizes the Department of Health to disclose, including through electronic means, lists of names of persons whose deaths have been recorded by DOH, to state agencies that maintain official lists of persons and are prohibited by federal law from sharing information from the lists. Sunsets on July 1, 2016. (HB2262 HD2)
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 027, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1127). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HTH, JDL  SB2811
28 SB2466 SD1 HD1
Marriage and Family Therapists; Continuing Education
RELATING TO CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS.
Requires licensed marriage and family therapists to complete a minimum of forty-five hours of continuing education courses, including six hours in ethic courses, during each licensing renewal period, for the period beginning 1/1/2017, and thereafter. Effective 7/1/2014. (HD1)
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 028, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1128). BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, Taniguchi CPC  HB2031
29 SB2475
Contractors; Licensees; Aiding and Abetting; Discipline
RELATING TO ASSISTING UNLICENSED CONTRACTORS.
Clarifies that a contractor licensee who aids and abets an unlicensed contractor may be subject to additional discipline by the contractors license board.
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 029, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1129). BAKER, WAKAI, Nishihara, Taniguchi CPC, JUD  HB2583
30 SB2818
Mortgage Servicers
RELATING TO MORTGAGE SERVICERS.
Changes the annual license renewal date for mortgage servicers from June 30 to December 31 of each calendar year.
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 030, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1130). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) CPC  HB2268
31 SB3074
Hotel Class Liquor License; Liquor Commission
RELATING TO HOTEL CLASS LIQUOR LICENSES.
Amends the definition of "hotel" for purposes of qualification for a hotel class liquor license by deleting requirement that a hotel have a kitchen and dining room.
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 031, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1131). BAKER, GALUTERIA, Ihara, Kahele, Kouchi CPC  HB2568
32 HB570
Unlicensed Contractors; Increased Penalties; Elders
RELATING TO CONTRACTORS.
Increases the fine against unlicensed contractors who commit licensing violations against elders.
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 032, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1132). ICHIYAMA, BROWER, CHOY, HAR, HASHEM, ITO, KAWAKAMI, MORIKAWA, OHNO, TAKAYAMA, TSUJI, YAMASHITA, Cullen CPN, WAM
33 HB2242 HD1
Crime; False Statements; False Documents; False Records
RELATING TO CRIME.
Updates the offenses of falsifying business records, obtaining a government-issued identification document under false pretenses in the first and second degree, tampering with a government record, and unsworn falsification to authorities, to address the use of new technology and make the offenses applicable to electronic or digital statements, documents, or records. (HB2242 HD1)
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 033, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1133). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) TEC/CPN, JDL  SB2791
34 HB2248 HD1
Department of the Attorney General; Emergency Appropriation ($)
MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
Makes an emergency appropriation to the Department of the Attorney General for retention of expert counsel, expert witnesses, and other legal services to assist in the handling of major litigation against the State of Hawaii. (HB2248 HD1)
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 034, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1134). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL/WAM  SB2797
35 HB2264
Employees' Retirement System; Investments
RELATING TO INVESTMENT AUTHORITY OF THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Repeals the limitation on the holding period for real estate acquired by the Employees' Retirement System by foreclosure, enforcement of security, or in satisfaction of debts.
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 035, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1135). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL, WAM  SB2813
36 HB2298 HD1
Notice to Children; Child Protective Act; Hearing
RELATING TO NOTICE TO CHILDREN PURSUANT TO THE CHILD PROTECTIVE ACT.
Provides that a summons under the Child Protective Act shall be served upon all parties, except the child, after petition has been filed. Requires the petitioner to notify the child of a hearing no less than 24 hours prior to a temporary foster custody hearing or no less than 48 hours prior to any other hearing. (HB2298 HD1)
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 036, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1136). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HMS, JDL  SB2848
37 HB2513
Mortgage Foreclosures; Affirmation Required When Action Commenced
RELATING TO MORTGAGE FORECLOSURES.
Requires that an affirmation be filed with the court at the time a mortgage foreclosure action is commenced.
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 037, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1137). LOWEN, McKelvey CPN, JDL
38 SB2822 SD1 HD1
Criminal Background Checks; Criminal History Record Checks; Real Estate Appraisers
RELATING TO CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD CHECKS FOR REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS.
Authorizes criminal background checks for real estate appraiser licensure or certification. (SB2822 HD1)
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 038, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1138). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, JUD  HB2272
39 SB2331 SD2 HD1
Hawaii Teacher Standards Board; Department of Education; State Public Charter School Commission; Teacher Licensing
RELATING TO TEACHERS.
Repeals a public-school employer's authority to refuse or revoke a teaching license based on a criminal background check. Amends membership, qualification, and appointment requirements for the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board. Clarifies the powers and duties of the Department of Education, State Public Charter School Commission, and charter schools with respect to teacher licensing and the HTSB. Makes housekeeping and conforming amendments. (SB2331 HD1)
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 039, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1139). TOKUDA, KIDANI, Gabbard EDN
40 SB2329 SD1 HD1
Provisional and Drivers Licenses; Requirement Waivers; Out-of-State
RELATING TO PROVISIONAL LICENSES.
Authorizes the examiner of drivers to waive the actual demonstration of ability to operate a motor vehicle for persons who have a valid provisional license from another state and who have completed the same requirements for a provisional license in Hawaii. (SB2329 HD1)
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 040, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1140). TOKUDA TRN, JUD  HB1773
41 SB2072 HD1
Service of Process; Assumpsit
RELATING TO SERVICE OF PROCESS.
Specifies the manner of serving summons for civil actions in the nature of assumpsit within the State. (SB2072 HD1)
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 041, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1141). HEE JUD  HB1656
42 SB2896 SD1
General Excise Tax; Wholesale Rate Imposed Upon Sale of Tangible Personal Property
RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX WHOLESALE RATE IMPOSED UPON SALE OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY.
Clarifies that wholesale sales of tangible personal property are subject to the one-half of one per cent general excise tax rate. (SD1)
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 042, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1142). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB2346
43 SB2890 SD1
Taxes; Application of the Internal Revenue Code
RELATING TO APPLICATION OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE TO HAWAII INCOME TAX LAW.
Technical correction to reflect that the term "estate taxes" means taxes imposed under either chapter 236D or chapter 236E, HRS, as applicable based on the date of death. Applies the technical correction retroactively to 01/26/2012. (SD1)
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 043, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1143). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB2340
44 SB2887 SD1
Estate and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Reform Act
RELATING TO THE ESTATE AND GENERATION-SKIPPING TRANSFER TAXES.
Conforms the State's estate and generation-skipping transfer tax law to the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended as of December 31, 2013; and amends the definition of the applicable exclusion amount to close an existing loophole. (SD1)
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 044, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1144). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB2337
45 SB2492 SD1
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse; Scope of Practice
RELATING TO ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES.
Amends various sections of the Hawaii Revised Statutes to enable advanced practice registered nurses to practice to the fullest extent of their training and education. (SD1)
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 045, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1145). BAKER, GALUTERIA, GREEN, Espero, Ige, Ihara, Nishihara, Taniguchi, Wakai HLT, CPC  HB2099
46 SB2491
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses; Licensure
RELATING TO NURSING.
Replaces references to advanced practice registered nurse recognition with advanced practice registered nurse licensure to align Hawaii's law with national standards.
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 046, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1146). BAKER, GREEN, English, Espero, Galuteria, Ige, Ihara, Nishihara, Taniguchi, Wakai HLT, CPC  HB2095
47 SB2233
Deregistration; Bureau of Conveyances; Fee Non-time Share Interests; Fee Time Share Interests
RELATING TO BUREAU OF CONVEYANCES.
Extends the sunset date of Act 119, Session Laws of Hawaii 2013, relating to the deregistration of fee non-time share interests. Clarifies the actions taken after a certificate of title for a fee time share interest is deregistered and marked canceled by the assistant registrar.
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 047, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1147). BAKER WAL, CPC  HB2044
48 SB2120
Campaign Spending; Contribution Limits; Exemption
RELATING TO CAMPAIGN SPENDING.
Corrects mistaken reference to section of Hawaii Revised Statutes that was meant to exempt from contribution limits contributions from immediate family, rather than from contractors.
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 048, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1148). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) JUD, FIN  HB1605
49 SB2078 SD1
Condominiums; Condominium Projects; Agricultural Uses and Activities
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
Clarifies the applicability of section 205-4.6, HRS, relating to private restrictions on agricultural uses and activities, to condominium projects on lands classified as agricultural. (SD1)
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 049, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1149). BAKER, SOLOMON, L. THIELEN, Espero, Galuteria, Ige, Kidani, Nishihara, Taniguchi, Wakai AGR, WAL, CPC  HB2017
50 HB33 SD1
Public Order; Urination and Defecation
RELATING TO PUBLIC ORDER.
Extends the sunset date for the prohibition against urinating or defecating in public within the boundaries of downtown Honolulu to December 31, 2016. (SD1)
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 050, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1150). RHOADS PSM, JDL
51 HB1660 HD1 SD1
Obstruction of Public Passage; Sidewalks
RELATING TO SIDEWALKS.
Specifies that the offense of obstructing includes, in addition to obstructing a highway or public passage, providing less than thirty-six inches of space for passage on any paved public sidewalk, except as authorized by law, or failing to obey a law enforcement officer's order or request to cease any of the foregoing activities. (SD1)
(S) 4/25/2014- Act 051, 4/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1151). RHOADS, BROWER, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI JDL
52 SB2775 SD1 HD1
Solar Energy Facility; Roads; Class A Agricultural Land; Tax Dedication Status; Agricultural Conservation Easement
RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
Permits a solar energy facility on class A agricultural lands if the facility is located on a paved or unpaved road that is established by December 31, 2013, and the parcel upon which the facility is located has a valid agricultural conservation easement or county tax dedication status; the road allows for vehicular traffic, and the facility has a special use permit. Provides for continued operations after the repeal date. Repeals June 30, 2019. (SB2775 HD1)
(S) 4/30/2014- Act 052, 4/28/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1152). DELA CRUZ, KIDANI, Nishihara, Solomon AGR, EEP/WAL
53 SB2875 HD1
Endangered Species Recovery Committee Membership; Native Hawaiian Traditional and Customary Practices
RELATING TO THE ENDANGERED SPECIES RECOVERY COMMITTEE.
Amends the composition of the Endangered Species Recovery Committee by requiring inclusion of a member possessing a background in native Hawaiian traditional and customary practices. Describes ways in which background requirement may be met. (SB2875 HD1)
(S) 4/30/2014- Act 053, 4/28/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1153). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) WAL, OMH, JUD  HB2325
54 SB2882 SD2 HD2
Uniform Controlled Substances Act; Federal Conformity
RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT.
Updates chapter 329, Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS), to make it consistent with amendments to federal law on controlled substances, as required under section 329-11, HRS. (SB2882 HD2)
(S) 4/30/2014- Act 054, 4/28/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1154). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, JUD  HB2332
55 SB2658 SD3 HD2
Solar Energy; Agricultural Land
RELATING TO SOLAR ENERGY.
Allows solar energy facilities to occupy no more than 10% of a parcel, or 20 acres of land, within agricultural lands with soil classified as overall productivity rating class B or C if a special use permit has been granted and the area occupied by the solar energy facilities is also made available for compatible agricultural activities. Requires that solar energy facilities be decommissioned and removed within 12 months of the conclusion of operation. (SB2658 HD2)
(S) 4/30/2014- Act 055, 4/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1155). GABBARD, CHUN OAKLAND, Galuteria, Ihara AGR, EEP/WAL
56 SB2175 SD2 HD2
Industrial Hemp; Two-year Industrial Hemp Remediation and Biofuel Crop Research Program; College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources; University of Hawaii
RELATING TO INDUSTRIAL HEMP.
Authorizes the Dean of the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources at the University of Hawaii at Manoa to establish a two-year industrial hemp remediation and biofuel research program. Requires a final report to the legislature prior to the convening of the regular session of 2016. Defines industrial hemp. Repeals 07/01/2016. (SB2175 HD2)
(S) 4/30/2014- Act 056, 4/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1156). GABBARD, ESPERO, Baker, Chun Oakland, Green, Nishihara, L. Thielen AGR, JUD  HB2358
57 HB286 HD1 SD1
Hotel Class Liquor License; Condominium Hotel Class Liquor License
RELATING TO TOURISM.
Deletes the requirement that a condominium hotel or hotel have a commercial kitchen and dining room for liquor licensing purposes. (SD1)
(S) 4/30/2014- Act 057, 4/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1157). BROWER PSM/TSM
58 HB716 SD1
Public Accountancy; Board of Public Accountancy; Disciplinary Actions; Administrative Fine
RELATING TO THE DISCIPLINARY AUTHORITY OF THE BOARD OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY.
Clarifies that the board of public accountancy may take one or more disciplinary actions against any person for violations of public accountancy regulatory law, repeals the maximum amount of time for which the board may suspend or refuse to renew a license or permit, and increases the amount of the administrative fine that may be imposed for any violation. (SD1)
(S) 4/30/2014- Act 058, 4/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1158). CHOY CPN, JDL
59 HB1300 HD1 SD1
Directed Trusts; Standard of Care and Performance for Trustee Actions Under an Advisor
RELATING TO A FIDUCIARY'S STANDARD OF CARE AND PERFORMANCE.
Accommodates the formation of directed trusts by specifying standards of care and performance for fiduciary actions subject to an advisor's authority under the terms of the trust. (SD1)
(S) 4/30/2014- Act 059, 4/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1159). CHOY JDL
60 HB1503 HD1 SD1
Residential Landlord-Tenant Code; Medical Marijuana; Eviction; Rental Agreement; Voided Provisions
RELATING TO THE RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.
Voids any rental agreement provision that allows for eviction of a tenant who has a valid certificate for the medical use of marijuana unless: (1) the rental agreement allows for eviction for smoking tobacco and the medical marijuana is smoked; or (2) the documents of a condominium property regime or planned community association prohibit the medical use of marijuana. Effective 11/01/2014. (SD1)
(S) 4/30/2014- Act 060, 4/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1160). RHOADS CPN, JDL
61 HB1866 HD2 SD2
Hawaii Community Development Authority
RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.
Amends requirements for notice, hearing, approval, and vesting of rights for development permits. Amends HCDA membership and appointment. Permits sale of reserved housing units. Permits cash-in-lieu payments for reserved housing requirements. Establishes legislative oversight of HCDA bond authority. Prohibits HCDA acquisition of public land by set aside. Creates height limit for Kakaako. Effective 7/1/2014. (SD2)
(S) 4/30/2014- Act 061, 4/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161). SAIKI, BELATTI, BROWER, KOBAYASHI, MCKELVEY, NISHIMOTO EGH, WAM  SB3029
62 HB1881 SD1
Center for Nursing; Advisory Board; Members; Powers and Duties
RELATING TO THE CENTER FOR NURSING.
Amends the composition of the center for nursing advisory board by decreasing the number of voting members on the center for nursing advisory board to nine; specifying the membership of the advisory board to better facilitate the center for nursing's mission; and clarifying term limits and appointments to the advisory board. Amends certain powers and duties of the advisory board. (SD1)
(S) 4/30/2014- Act 062, 4/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1162). KOBAYASHI, BELATTI, CARROLL, MATSUMOTO, OSHIRO HRE, CPN
63 HB1882 HD2 SD1
Podiatrists; Podiatry; Minimum Residency Requirements; Licensure
RELATING TO PODIATRISTS.
Adopts the national standard of a minimum of twenty-four months in an accredited podiatric residency prior to licensure as a podiatrist, beginning on 01/01/2015. Specifies separate requirements for out-of-state podiatrists who graduated from an approved college before 01/01/2004, who are seeking initial licensure in Hawaii. (SD1)
(S) 4/30/2014- Act 063, 4/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1163). KOBAYASHI, BELATTI, CARROLL, MATSUMOTO, OSHIRO CPN
64 HB1938 SD1
Measurement Standards; Measurement Rules; Adoption; Ethanol-blended Fuel
RELATING TO MEASUREMENT STANDARDS.
Clarifies that the rules adopted by the Board of Agriculture referring to American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) D4814, relating to standard specification for automotive spark-ignition engine fuel, shall be deemed to refer to version ASTM D4814-13b adopted in 2013, as modified by the National Institute of Standards and Technology Handbook 130, part IV, subpart G, section 2.1 adopted in 2013. (SD1)
(S) 4/30/2014- Act 064, 4/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1164). C. LEE AGL/CPN
65 HB2045 HD1 SD1
Community Associations; Unpaid Assessments
RELATING TO PLANNED COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS.
Provides a remedy for community associations to recover unpaid assessments for a share of common expenses up to the time of a grant or conveyance of property. Entitles both parties to a statement from the board of directors, either directly or through its managing agent or resident manager, setting forth the amount of the unpaid assessments. Relieves the grantee of liability for any unpaid assessments against the grantor in excess of the amount set forth in the statement, except as to the amount of subsequently dishonored checks mentioned in the statement as having been received within the thirty day period immediately preceding the date of such statement. (SD1)
(S) 4/30/2014- Act 065, 4/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1165). MCKELVEY CPN  SB2484
66 HB2269 HD1 SD1
Health Insurance Premiums; Publication; Insurance Commissioner
RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.
Authorizes the Insurance Commissioner to collect and annually publish health premium information from health insurers on the official website of the Insurance Division. (SD1)
(S) 4/30/2014- Act 066, 4/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1166). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPN  SB2819
67 HB2666 HD1 SD2
ID Card; Driver's License; Scan; Age-restricted Goods
RELATING TO PERSONAL INFORMATION.
Makes permanent the amendments allowing a business to scan an individual's driver's license or identification card to verify age when providing age-restricted goods or services. Removes reference to "the business" from the reasonable doubt standard for proof of age. (SD2)
(S) 5/1/2014- Act 067, 4/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1167). SOUKI TEC/CPN, JDL
68 SB2249 SD1 HD1
Public Agency Meetings; Agenda; Administrative Rules
RELATING TO PUBLIC AGENCY MEETINGS.
Amends public agency meeting agenda requirements to clarify how proposed adoption, amendment, or repeal of administrative rules may be described in the agendas. (HD1)
(S) 5/1/2014- Act 068, 4/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1168). HEE JUD, FIN
69 SB2467 HD1
Podiatrists; Podiatry; Surgery; Definitions
RELATING TO PODIATRISTS.
Allows a qualified podiatric physician to perform ankle fracture surgery. Conforms the definition of "podiatric medicine" to national standards regarding diagnosis and treatment of the foot and ankle. (SB2467 HD1)
(S) 5/1/2014- Act 069, 4/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1169). BAKER, Ige, Taniguchi HLT, CPC  HB1880
70 SB2481 SD1 HD1
Time Shares; Disclosure Statement; Nonprofit Entities; Not-for-profit Entities; Foreign Time Share Plans
RELATING TO TIME SHARES.
Eliminates requirement that a manager of a time share plan located outside of Hawaii register in Hawaii as a time share plan manager. Requires the disclosure statement for an offering of a time share plan to disclose that the manager of a time share plan located outside of Hawaii is not registered under Hawaii's time share law. Recognizes that an association of time share owners may be any kind of nonprofit or not-for-profit entity. Makes housekeeping amendments. (SB2481 HD1)
(S) 5/1/2014- Act 070, 4/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1170). BAKER, Espero, Ihara, Wakai CPC, FIN  HB2018
71 SB2726 SD2 HD1
All-terrain Vehicles; Utility-terrain Vehicles; Permitted Use
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Allows all-terrain vehicles (ATV) and utility-terrain vehicles (UTV) used as farm equipment or in the course of official city, county, or state business to be driven on a street if certain conditions are met. Provides that ATVs and UTVs used as farm equipment or in the course of official city, county, or state business shall not be regulated as motor vehicles. Establishes a penalty for a violation. (SB2726 HD1)
(S) 5/1/2014- Act 071, 4/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1171). ENGLISH, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, DELA CRUZ, GREEN, KAHELE, KEITH-AGARAN, SHIMABUKURO, SOLOMON, Hee, Kouchi, Slom TRN, JUD
72 SB2898 SD2 HD1
Highway; Safety; Motor Vehicle; Commercial Driver's Licensing
RELATING TO COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSING.
Amends or deletes statutes containing federal commercial driver's licensing requirements that are addressed in Hawaii Administrative Rules. (SB2898 HD1)
(S) 5/1/2014- Act 072, 4/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1172). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) TRN, CPC/JUD  HB2348
73 HB1830 HD2 SD1
Real Estate Appraisers; Arbitration Awards; Recordation; Non-confidentiality
RELATING TO REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS.
Requires arbitration awards, records of awards, and related supporting materials under chapter 466K, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to be public records. Requires licensed or certified real estate appraisers who are named or appointed in a submission agreement to appraise or arbitrate entered into after July 1, 2014, to record with the bureau of conveyances all arbitration awards; records of awards, if separately issued; and any supplementary, dissenting, or explanatory opinions on awards within ninety days of the notification of the determination of the award to the parties. Specifies that no agreement between the parties or the appraisers acting as arbitrators may preclude or deny the requirement to record an award, the record of the award, or any supplementary, dissenting, or explanatory opinions. Clarifies that failure to comply is a violation of real estate appraiser license or certification requirements. (SD1)
(S) 5/1/2014- Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 073, 4/30/2014, (Gov. Msg. No. 1173). ONISHI, NAKASHIMA, SAIKI CPN
74 HB2496 HD1 SD1
Hawaii Labor Relations Board; Member Selection
RELATING TO HAWAII LABOR RELATIONS BOARD.
Amends the procedures by which regular and acting members of the Hawaii labor relations board are appointed by requiring the governor to appoint the representative of the public; the representative of management, after first considering, if the governor chooses to consider, a list of nominees submitted by the counties; and the representative of labor from a list submitted by mutual agreement from a majority of the exclusive representatives. (SD1)
(S) 5/1/2014- Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 074, 4/30/2014, (Gov. Msg. No. 1174). JOHANSON, C. LEE, LUKE, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, SAIKI, TAKAI, Nakashima, Rhoads JDL
75 HB1977 HD2 SD1
Collective Bargaining; Arbitration
RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
Requires any further provisions each party is proposing for inclusion in the final position in a collective bargaining arbitration to be limited to those specific proposals that were submitted in writing to the other party and were the subject of collective bargaining up to the time of impasse. Provides the arbitration panel with authority to determine if final positions submitted are compliant with statutory requirements. (SD1)
(S) 5/1/2014- Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 075, 4/30/2014, (Gov. Msg. No. 1175). NAKASHIMA, Ing JDL, WAM
76 SB2768 SD2 HD2 CD1
Kindergarten
RELATING TO KINDERGARTEN.
Makes kindergarten mandatory for children who will be at least five years of age on July 31 of the school year, unless otherwise exempt. (CD1)
(S) 5/2/2014- Act 076, 5/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1176). TOKUDA, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, ESPERO, GALUTERIA, GREEN, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, KIM, RUDERMAN, SOLOMON, Hee, Ige, Kahele, Kouchi, Nishihara, Taniguchi, Wakai EDN, FIN
77 SB2073 SD1 HD1 CD1
Collective Bargaining Cost Items; Bargaining Unit (6); Appropriations ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.
Provides fund authorizations and appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for collective bargaining unit (6) and its excluded counterparts. (CD1)
(S) 5/14/2014- Act 077, 5/12/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1177). HEE LAB, FIN
78 SB2074 SD1 HD1 CD1
Collective Bargaining Cost Items; Bargaining Unit (9); Appropriations ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.
Provides fund authorizations and appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for collective bargaining unit (9) and its excluded counterparts. (CD1)
(S) 5/14/2014- Act 078, 5/12/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1178). HEE LAB, FIN
79 SB2866 SD1 HD1 CD1
Hawaii Health Systems Corporation; Emergency Appropriation ($)
MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.
Makes an emergency appropriation to the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation. (CD1)
(S) 5/14/2014- Act 079, 5/12/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1179). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) HLT, FIN  HB2316
80 SB2246 SD2 HD2 CD1
Claims Against the State; Appropriations ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE, ITS OFFICERS, OR ITS EMPLOYEES.
Makes appropriations for claims against the State, its officers, and its employees. (CD1)
(S) 5/15/2014- Act 080, 5/13/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1180). HEE JUD, FIN
81 HB2434 HD2 SD2 CD1
Transient Accommodations Tax Revenues; Turtle Bay Conservation Easement
RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
Establishes a method to use transient accommodations tax revenues to pay the debt service on revenue bonds issued by the Hawaii tourism authority to acquire a conservation easement in Turtle Bay, Oahu. (CD1)
(S) 5/23/2014- Act 081, 5/19/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1181). BROWER, AQUINO, AWANA, CACHOLA, CARROLL, EVANS, HANOHANO, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, KOBAYASHI, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, YAMASHITA TSM/WTL, WAM  SB2430
82 SB2609 SD1 HD2 CD1
Labor; Minimum Wage; Tip Credit
RELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE.
Increases minimum wage rate to $7.75 per hour beginning on 1/1/15, $8.50 per hour beginning on 1/1/16, $9.25 per hour beginning on 1/1/17, and $10.10 per hour beginning on 1/1/18. Increases the tip credit to 50 cents per hour beginning on 1/1/15, and 75 cents per hour beginning on 1/1/16; provided that beginning 1/1/15, the combined amount the employee receives in wages and tips is at least $7 more than the applicable minimum wage. (CD1)
(S) 5/30/2014- Act 82, 5/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1182). HEE LAB, FIN
83 HB1714 HD1 SD2 CD1
Majority Package; Climate Change Adaptation Planning; Interagency Climate Adaptation Committee; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
Addresses climate change adaptation by establishing the interagency climate adaptation committee under the DLNR to develop a sea level rise vulnerability and adaptation report that addresses sea level rise impacts statewide to 2050. Tasks the office of planning with establishing and implementing strategic climate adaptation plans and policy recommendations using the sea level rise vulnerability and adaptation report as a framework for addressing other statewide climate impacts identified under Act 286, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012. Appropriates funds for staffing and resources. (HB1714 CD1)
(S) 6/13/2014- Act 083, 6/9/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1183). SOUKI, AQUINO, AWANA, BELATTI, BROWER, CABANILLA, CACHOLA, CARROLL, CHOY, CREAGAN, CULLEN, EVANS, HANOHANO, HAR, ICHIYAMA, ING, KAWAKAMI, KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, LUKE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, ONISHI, OSHIRO, RHOADS, SAIKI, SAY, TAKAI, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TOKIOKA, TSUJI, WOODSON, WOOLEY, YAMANE, YAMASHITA ENE/WTL, WAM  SB2344
84 SB2877 SD1 HD1 CD1
Use Permits; Small Boat Harbors
RELATING TO USE PERMITS FOR SMALL BOAT HARBOR FACILITIES.
Prohibits transfer of use permit for a state small boat harbor facility unless specifically provided by law. Allows certain changes in control by parent-subsidiary, brother-sister, or constructive owner possessing permit without loss of right to retain or renew permit. Exempts seller who transfers interest between spouses and children for estate planning from paying Department of Land and Natural Resources passenger-carrying capacity business transfer fee. (CD1)
(S) 6/18/2014- Act 084, 6/16/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1185). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) WAL, FIN  HB2327
85 SB2330 SD1 HD1 CD1
Kaneohe Bay Regional Council; Membership; Functions; Report
RELATING TO THE KANEOHE BAY REGIONAL COUNCIL.
Amends membership and leadership of the Kaneohe Bay Regional Council. Requires the Council to hold quarterly meetings on the status of the master plan. Requires the council to review and report on the continued relevance and need for changes in its powers, duties, and functions. (CD1)
(S) 6/18/2014- Act 085, 6/16/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1186). TOKUDA OMH, WAL  HB2441
86 SB1007 SD2 HD2
Public Land Liability
RELATING TO PUBLIC LAND LIABILITY.
Makes permanent liability protections for warning signs for outdoor recreation on public lands. (SB1007 HD2)
(S) 6/18/2014- Act 086, 6/16/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1187). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) WAL/OMH, JUD, FIN  HB777
87 HB2246 HD1 SD1 CD1
Mental Health; Gun Control
RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
Provides for a court-based relief program for persons federally prohibited from owning a firearm based on a finding of mental illness or civil commitment. Requires the courts to provide information relating to involuntary civil commitments to the Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center to disclose to the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Instant Criminal Background Check System database for gun control purposes. (HB2246 CD1)
(S) 6/18/2014- Act 087, 6/16/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1188). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD, FIN  SB2795
88 SB2886 SD1 HD1
Income Tax; Conformity to the Internal Revenue Code for 2013
RELATING TO CONFORMITY OF THE HAWAII INCOME TAX LAW TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.
Conforms Hawaii income tax law with amendments made to the Internal Revenue Code as of December 31, 2013, and makes various technical amendments. (SB2886 HD1)
(S) 6/18/2014- Act 088, 6/16/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1189). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB2336
89 SB2895 SD1 HD1 CD1
Taxation; Taxpayer Education
RELATING TO TAXPAYER EDUCATION.
Allows the department of taxation to use funds from the tax administration special fund for taxpayer education purposes. (CD1)
(S) 6/18/2014- Act 089, 6/16/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1190). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB2345
90 HB2257 HD2 SD2 CD1
Board of Education; Superintendent's Salary
RELATING TO DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SUPERINTENDENT'S SALARY.
Adjusts the salary cap of the Superintendent of Education. Requires an annual evaluation of the Superintendent of Education based on outcomes determined by the Board of Education. Repeals June 30, 2024. (HB2257 CD1)
(S) 6/18/2014- Act 090, 6/16/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1191). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) EDU, WAM  SB2806
91 SB651 SD2 HD2 CD1
Public Housing; State Low-income Housing; Elder or Elderly Households; Smoking Prohibited
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Prohibits smoking in and around public housing projects and state low-income housing projects under the jurisdiction of the Hawaii public housing authority and in and around elder or elderly households. (CD1)
(S) 6/18/2014- Act 091, 6/16/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1192). GREEN, CHUN OAKLAND, RUDERMAN, Nishihara, Shimabukuro HSG, JUD
92 SB2082 SD1 HD2 CD1
Judiciary Package; Land Court; Fees
RELATING TO LAND COURT.
Clarifies that the fee schedule in section 501-218, HRS, is not intended to be a comprehensive schedule of all fees payable under chapter 501, HRS. Authorizes additional land court fees to be established by court or administrative rule. (CD1)
(S) 6/18/2014- Act 092, 6/16/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1193). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) WAL, JUD, FIN  HB1636
93 SB2048 SD1 HD2 CD1
Cable Television Systems; Access Organizations; Public, Educational, and Governmental Channels
RELATING TO CABLE TELEVISION SYSTEMS.
Deletes the requirement that the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs conduct annual management and financial audits of designated public, educational, or governmental access channels. Removes the sunset provision in Act 19, Session Laws of Hawaii 2011, thereby permanently allowing the Director of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to designate access organizations in each franchise area to oversee public, educational, and governmental channels and requiring the Cable Advisory Committee to advise the director and access organizations on certain matters. Amends definition of "service area". (CD1)
(S) 6/18/2014- Act 093, 6/16/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1194). BAKER, Espero, Galuteria, Ige, Nishihara, Taniguchi, L. Thielen CPC, JUD  HB2004
94 SB2486 SD1 HD1 CD1
Private Guards; Continuing Education; Registration; Licensure
RELATING TO PRIVATE GUARDS.
Amends various provisions relating to private guards and individuals acting in a guard capacity by: reducing the continuing education requirement to four hours every two years; delaying the continuing education requirement to prior to the June 30, 2016, renewal cycle; and making permanent the registration and licensure requirements for private guards and individuals acting in a guard capacity by repealing the sunset date of Act 208, Session Laws of Hawaii 2010. (CD1)
(S) 6/18/2014- Act 094, 6/16/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1195). BAKER, KEITH-AGARAN, KOUCHI, English, Gabbard, Nishihara, Ruderman, Solomon CPC, FIN  HB2020
95 SB2809 SD1 HD1 CD1
Public Utilities Commission; Utility Ratemaking; Used; Useful
RELATING TO UTILITIES REGULATION.
Aligns statutory language regarding utility ratemaking with widely accepted utility ratemaking principles and ratemaking practices already applied in Hawaii by allowing utilities in the State the opportunity to earn a fair return on utility property that is "used and useful" for public utility purposes. (CD1)
(S) 6/18/2014- Act 095, 6/16/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1196). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) EEP, CPC, FIN  HB2260
96 SB2411 SD1 HD1 CD1
Subsidy; Deletion
RELATING TO SUBSIDIES.
Deletes references to "subsidy" in the chapters establishing standards and criteria for the award of grants to private organizations and individuals. Makes conforming amendments. (CD1)
(S) 6/18/2014- Act 096, 6/16/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1197). IGE FIN
97 HB2611 SD2 CD1
State Capitol; Management Committee; Oversight; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE STATE CAPITOL.
Establishes state capitol management committee to oversee the financing and operational structure of the Hawaii state capitol and its grounds and facilities. (HB2611 CD1)
(S) 6/18/2014- Act 097, 6/16/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1198). NISHIMOTO, AQUINO, LUKE, SAIKI, SOUKI EGH, WAM
98 HB1024 HD1 SD2
Liability; County Lifeguards
RELATING TO LIABILITY.
Extends the sunset date that exempts county lifeguards from liability for any civil damages resulting from any act or omission within the scope of employment as a county lifeguard. (SD2)
(S) 6/18/2014- Act 098, 6/16/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1199). KAWAKAMI, CULLEN, HAR, ICHIYAMA, ITO, OSHIRO, SAY, TOKIOKA, TSUJI PSM, JDL
99 HB1745 HD2 SD2 CD1
Education; Charter Schools
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Authorizes the State Public Charter School Commission to assess fees on non-state entities and individuals to help offset its operating costs. Establishes pre-opening procedures and requirements for charter applicants. Clarifies that beginning with fiscal year 2015-2016, appropriations for the state public charter school commission are separate and in addition to appropriations for charter schools. Makes other amendments to Hawaii's charter school law for clarity and consistency. Requires a report on the Commission's staffing and operational expenditures. (HB1745 CD1)
(S) 6/19/2014- Act 099, 6/18/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1200). TAKUMI, OHNO EDU, WAM  SB2518
100 HB1931 HD1 SD2 CD1
Macadamia Nut Trees; Macadamia Felted Coccid; Agriculture; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Appropriates funds to DOA to research and develop methods for the prevention and treatment of macadamia felted coccid. Makes an appropriation. Effective 7/1/2014. (CD1)
(S) 6/23/2014- Act 100, 6/19/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1201). WOOLEY, BROWER, HASHEM, C. LEE, MCKELVEY AGL/HRE/ENE, WAM  SB2646
101 HB2464 HD1 SD1 CD1
Important Agricultural Land Qualified Agricultural Cost Tax Credit
RELATING TO TAX CREDITS.
Clarifies the amount of the important agricultural land qualified agricultural cost tax credit. (HB2464 CD1)
(S) 6/23/2014- Act 101, 6/19/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1202). YAMASHITA, ITO, TSUJI AGL, WAM  SB3059
102 HB1716
Invasive Species Council; Appropriation ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR INVASIVE SPECIES PREVENTION, CONTROL, OUTREACH, RESEARCH, AND PLANNING.
Appropriates funds to the Hawaii Invasive Species Council for invasive species prevention, control, outreach, research, and planning.
(S) 6/23/2014- Act 102, 6/19/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1203). SOUKI, AQUINO, AWANA, BELATTI, BROWER, CABANILLA, CACHOLA, CARROLL, CHOY, CREAGAN, CULLEN, EVANS, HANOHANO, HAR, ICHIYAMA, ING, KAWAKAMI, KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, LUKE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, ONISHI, OSHIRO, RHOADS, SAIKI, SAY, TAKAI, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TOKIOKA, TSUJI, WOODSON, WOOLEY, YAMANE, YAMASHITA ENE/WTL, WAM  SB2343
103 HB737 HD2 SD1 CD1
Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; Agricultural Enterprises ($)
RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST AGRICULTURAL ENTERPRISES.
Authorizes the State to issue special purpose revenue bonds for all agricultural enterprises in the State, rather than only agricultural enterprises serving important agricultural lands. Contingent upon ratification of constitutional amendment authorizing the State to issue special purpose revenue bonds and use the proceeds from the bonds to assist agricultural enterprises. Effective July 1, 2014, and upon voter ratification. (HB737 CD1)
(S) 6/23/2014- Act 103, 6/19/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1204). WOOLEY, ONISHI AGL, WAM
104 HB1618 HD1 SD1 CD1
OHA Package; Board of Land and Natural Resources; Composition
RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
Requires that at least one member of the board of land and natural resources, other than the member appointed for having a background in conservation and natural resources, have demonstrated expertise in native Hawaiian traditional and customary practices. (HB1618 CD1)
(S) 6/23/2014- Act 104, 6/19/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1205). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL/HWN
105 HB1514 HD1 SD2 CD1
Coffee Berry Borer; Appropriations; Subsidy Program ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Establishes a Pesticide Subsidy Program until June 30, 2019, for the purchase of pesticides containing Beauveria bassiana to combat the coffee berry borer. (HB1514 CD1)
(S) 6/23/2014- Act 105, 6/19/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1206). LOWEN, HANOHANO, ONISHI, Evans, Nakashima, Tsuji AGL/ENE, WAM
106 SB2657 SD2 HD1 CD1
Solar Energy Device; Warranty; Contractors
RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
Requires a contractor that installs a solar energy device to notify the private entity that installation might void the roofing warranties or guarantees. Unless the private entity forgoes the roofing warranty or guarantee, requires a contractor that installs a solar energy device to obtain written approval from the roof manufacturer and follow written instructions for waterproofing roof penetrations from the roof manufacturer. Requires a roofing contractor that waterproofs roof penetrations related to the installation of a solar energy device to honor the roof warranty or guarantee; provided that if either the roofing contractor's guaranty or the roofing manufacturer's warranty is no longer in effect, the contractor who installs the solar energy device and waterproofs the penetrations shall apply the contractor's or lessor's standard labor and workmanship warranty. (CD1)
(S) 6/23/2014- Act 106, 6/20/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1207). GABBARD, English, Espero, Galuteria, Ihara, Kahele, Ruderman, Taniguchi EEP, CPC
107 SB2196 SD2 HD1 CD1
Energy; Energy Systems Development Special Fund
RELATING TO ENERGY.
Re-establishes the energy systems development special fund, which was repealed. Extends the repeal of various allocations of the environmental response, energy, and food security tax from 2015 to 2030. (CD1)
(S) 6/23/2014- Act 107, 6/20/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1208). GABBARD, CHUN OAKLAND, Ige, Ihara, Kahele, Kidani EEP, FIN
108 SB2948 SD1 HD1 CD2
Public Utilities Commission; Transfer of Attached Agency; Personnel; Authority; Expenditures; Public Utilities Commission Special Fund; Division of Consumer Advocacy; Appropriation
RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Transfers the administrative placement of the public utilities commission from the department of budget and finance to the department of commerce and consumer affairs. Clarifies the public utilities commission's authority concerning standard administrative practices, including operational expenditures and the hiring of personnel. Enables the chair of the public utilities commission to appoint, employ, and dismiss an executive officer, fiscal officer, and personnel officer. Establishes that the executive director of the division of consumer advocacy shall be the consumer advocate. Appropriates funds to effectuate the transfer of the public utilities commission and for the hiring of an executive officer, fiscal officer, and personnel officer. (CD2)
(S) 6/23/2014- Act 108, 6/20/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1209). BAKER, KAHELE, Espero, Nishihara CPC, FIN  HB2587
109 HB1943 HD2 SD2 CD1
Grid Modernization; Hawaii Electric System; Public Utilities Commission; ($)
RELATING TO THE MODERNIZATION OF THE HAWAII ELECTRIC SYSTEM.
Amends the public utilities commission principles regarding the modernization of the electric grid. (HB1943 CD1)
(S) 6/23/2014- Act 109, 6/20/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1210). C. LEE, BELATTI, BROWER, CREAGAN, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, ING, JOHANSON, LOWEN, LUKE, MCKELVEY, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, ONISHI, TAKAI, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, THIELEN, WOODSON, WOOLEY, Oshiro, Saiki ENE/CPN, WAM
110 SB2731 SD2 HD2
Car-sharing Vehicle Surcharge Tax
RELATING TO A CAR-SHARING VEHICLE SURCHARGE TAX.
Establishes a car-sharing vehicle surcharge tax. (SB2731 HD2)
(S) 6/23/2014- Act 110, 6/20/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1211). ENGLISH, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, GABBARD, GALUTERIA, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, Ige, Ihara, Shimabukuro, Solomon TRN, FIN  HB1894
111 HB849 HD2 SD2 CD1
Department of Defense; Emergency Management
RELATING TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
Recodifies Hawaii's emergency management statutes by updating the statutes, clarifying the relationship between the state and county emergency management agencies, and delineating the emergency management functions and powers of the Governor and mayors. (HB849 CD1)
(S) 6/23/2014- Act 111, 6/20/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1212). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) PBS/VMI, JUD, FIN  SB1080
112 SB2687 SD1 HD2 CD1
Statute of Limitations; Civil Actions; Sexual Abuse of a Minor
RELATING TO LIMITATION OF ACTIONS.
Extends the period during which a victim of child sexual abuse may bring an otherwise time-barred civil action against the victim's abuser or an entity with a duty of care, including the State and counties. (CD1)
(S) 6/23/2014- Act 112, 6/20/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1213). SHIMABUKURO, CHUN OAKLAND HUS, JUD
113 HB2034 HD2 SD1 CD1
Statute of Limitations; Sexual Assault; Criminal Actions
RELATING TO SEXUAL ASSAULT.
Removes the statute of limitations for criminal actions arising from sexual assault in the first and second degrees and continuous sexual assault of a minor under the age of fourteen years. (HB2034 CD1)
(S) 6/23/2014- Act 113, 6/20/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1214). CARROLL, AWANA, CACHOLA, HANOHANO, HAR, ICHIYAMA, JORDAN, C. LEE, LOWEN, LUKE, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, TAKAI, TAKUMI, THIELEN, WOOLEY, Fukumoto JDL  SB2448
114 HB1926 HD1 SD1 CD1
Prostitution; Sex Crimes
RELATING TO CRIME.
Amends the offense of prostitution to include sadomasochistic abuse under the definition of "sexual conduct" and clarify that a law enforcement officer shall not be exempt from the offense if the law enforcement officer engages in sexual penetration or sadomasochistic abuse while acting in the course and scope of duties. Amends the offense of solicitation of a minor for prostitution. Clarifies sentencing of repeat offenders and enhanced sentences for repeat violent and sexual offenders. Amends the applicability of a deferred acceptance of guilty plea or nolo contendere plea. (HB1926 CD1)
(S) 6/23/2014- Act 114, 6/20/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1215). MIZUNO, AWANA, BROWER, CARROLL JDL  SB2377
115 SB702 SD2 HD2 CD1
Internet Crimes Against Children Fee; Special Fund; Alicia's Law; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE.
Establishes an Internet Crimes Against Children Fee for each felony or misdemeanor conviction. Specifies order of priority for collection of fees. Establishes an Internet Crimes Against Children Special Fund. Requires deposit of fees collected into the Special Fund. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
(S) 6/23/2014- Act 115, 6/20/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1216). ESPERO, CHUN OAKLAND, Baker, Ruderman HUS, JUD, FIN
116 HB1750 HD1 SD1 CD1
Violation of Privacy in the First Degree; Disclosure of an Image or Video of Another with the Intent to Harm
RELATING TO PUBLIC ORDER.
Expands the offense of violation of privacy in the first degree to include knowingly disclosing an image or video of another identifiable person either in the nude or engaging in sexual conduct without the consent of the depicted person with intent to harm substantially the depicted person. (HB1750 CD1)
(S) 6/23/2014- Act 116, 6/20/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1217). MIZUNO, AWANA, BROWER, EVANS, HANOHANO, KAWAKAMI, C. LEE, MCKELVEY, SAIKI, SOUKI, THIELEN, TSUJI, WOOLEY JDL
117 HB1993 SD2 CD1
Domestic Violence; Abuse of Family or Household Member; Mandatory Reasonable Inquiry; Mandatory No-Contact Period; Presence of a Minor; Class C Felony
RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
Requires a police officer to make reasonable inquiry of witnesses and the family or household member upon whom physical abuse or harm is believed to have been inflicted and order a no-contact period of forty-eight hours. Makes the commission of an act of physical abuse in the presence of a family or household member who is a minor under the age of fourteen a class C felony. (HB1993 CD1)
(S) 6/23/2014- Act 117, 6/20/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1218). KAWAKAMI, CARROLL, CULLEN, ICHIYAMA, ITO, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TOKIOKA, TSUJI, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Belatti, Oshiro, Rhoads HUS, JUD, FIN
118 HB2205 HD1 SD1 CD1
Habitual Property Crime
RELATING TO CRIME.
Imposes a mandatory minimum term of one year imprisonment upon conviction for the offense of habitual property crime. Authorizes probation only for a first conviction of the offense of habitual property crime. (HB2205 CD1)
(S) 6/23/2014- Act 118, 6/20/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1219). C. LEE JDL
119 HB2038 HD1 SD2 CD1
Human Trafficking; Department of Labor and Industrial Relations
RELATING TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING.
Establishes the Human Trafficking Victim Services Fund to be administered by the DLIR to provide support and services to human trafficking victims. Also establishes human trafficking victim fees to be imposed upon persons convicted of labor trafficking and prostitution offenses. (HB2038 CD1)
(S) 6/23/2014- Act 119, 6/20/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1220). AWANA, BELATTI, CABANILLA, CACHOLA, FUKUMOTO, HANOHANO, HAR, ICHIYAMA, C. LEE, LOWEN, LUKE, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, TAKAI, TAKUMI, THIELEN, WOOLEY, Carroll, Jordan JDL, WAM  SB2451
120 HB1706 HD1 SD1 CD1
Parking a Vehicle on a Bicycle Lane or Pathway; Fine
RELATING TO ILLEGAL PARKING UPON BIKEWAYS.
Sets a flat fine of $200 for parking a vehicle on a bicycle lane or pathway. (HB1706 CD1)
(S) 6/23/2014- Act 120, 6/20/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1221). YAMANE, AQUINO, NAKASHIMA, TAKAYAMA, YAMASHITA, Hashem TRN, JUD, FIN  SB2732
121 SB2591 SD1 HD1 CD1
Law Enforcement; Police Officer; Misconduct; Annual Report
RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.
Requires additional detail and updating for annual reports to the Legislature of police misconduct; requires retention of disciplinary records for the later of eighteen months after reporting or the date according to the county police department's record retention policy; permits disclosure under the Uniform Information Practices Act of certain information regarding misconduct by a police officer only in cases that result in the discharge of an officer and if specific factors are met, including the passing of ninety calendar days following the issuance of a decision sustaining the discharge. (CD1)
(S) 6/23/2014- Act 121, 6/20/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1222). ESPERO, GALUTERIA, IHARA JUD  HB1812
122 HB1700 HD1 SD1 CD1
State budget. ($)
RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET.
Adjusts appropriations for fiscal biennium 20132015 operating and capital budgets of executive branch agencies and programs. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 122, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1225). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAM  SB2815
123 HB2293 HD2 SD2 CD1
Hospital Sustainability Program; Special Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
Continues the Hospital Sustainability Program by extending its sunset date to June 30, 2015, updating the referral dates in the statute, and revising the funding amount for the Hospital Sustainability Program for fiscal year 2014-2015. (HB2293 CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 123, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1226). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HTH/HMS, WAM  SB2843
124 SB2057 SD2 HD1 CD1
Nursing Facility Sustainability Program; Nursing Facility Sustainability Program Special Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE NURSING FACILITY SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
Amends Act 156, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012, as amended by Act 142, Session Laws of Hawaii 2013, to continue the Nursing Facility Sustainability Program by extending the sunset date of the Act, updating the referral dates in the statute, and appropriating funding out of the nursing facility sustainability program special fund for fiscal year 2014-2015. Exempts the nursing facility program special fund from central service expenses assessed under section 36-27, Hawaii Revised Statutes. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 124, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1227). GREEN, CHUN OAKLAND, Ige, Ruderman, L. Thielen HUS, HLT, FIN
125 HB2094 HD1 SD1 CD1
Home Care Licensing; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HOME CARE LICENSING.
Extends by five years the repeal date of Act 21, Special Session Laws of Hawaii 2009, which requires the department of health to license home care agencies. Appropriates funds to establish a full-time equivalent permanent position in the Department of Health to facilitate the licensing of home care agencies. (HB2094 CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 125, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1228). BELATTI, CARROLL, MIZUNO HMS/CPN, WAM  SB2005
126 HB1811 HD1 SD1 CD1
Department of Transportation; Airport; Concessions
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Extends Department of Transportation's authority to extend the term of an airport concession, and to modify and amend the terms of any concession contracts, leases, and permits in exchange for revenue-enhancing improvements that are made or paid for by the concession. (HB1811 CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 126, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1229). YAMANE, AQUINO, BROWER, NAKASHIMA, TAKAYAMA, TSUJI, YAMASHITA TIA, WAM  SB2727
127 HB1638 HD2 SD2 CD1
Judiciary Package; Supplemental Appropriations; Budget ($)
RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY.
Appropriates funds to the judiciary for FY 2014-2015. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 127, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1230). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL, WAM
128 HB452 HD1 SD1 CD1
Election Fraud; Polling Misinformation; Advertisements
RELATING TO ELECTION FRAUDS.
Deems any person who provides false information regarding the details of voting to be guilty of election fraud. Makes conforming amendments to clarify that advertisements shall not contain false information about the time, date, place, or means of voting. (HB452 CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 128, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1231). C. LEE, BELATTI, BROWER, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, RHOADS, SAIKI, THIELEN JDL
129 HB2003 HD1 SD1 CD1
Cybersecurity; Coordinator; Established ($)
RELATING TO CYBERSECURITY.
Establishes the Hawaii cybersecurity, economic, education, and infrastructure security coordinator to assist with the development of methods to improve the State's cybersecurity and cyber resiliency. Appropriates funds. (HB2003 CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 129, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1232). MCKELVEY, AQUINO, ICHIYAMA, NAKASHIMA, TSUJI, WARD, Choy WAM  SB2474
130 SB2260 SD2 HD2 CD1
Public Works; Prevailing Wage; Penalties; Suspension
RELATING TO WAGES AND HOURS ON PUBLIC WORKS.
Specifies that no provision of chapter 104, Hawaii Revised Statutes, may be contravened or set aside by private contract. Updates definitions. Increases the penalties imposed on a contractor who interferes with or delays an investigation to determine compliance with wage and hour laws of employees on public works. Clarifies the effective date of suspension. Specifies that suspension for falsification of records or delay or interference with an investigation is immediate. Specifies who the director of labor and industrial relations must notify of any suspension order. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 130, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1233). HEE LAB, FIN
131 HB1692 HD2 SD2 CD1
Hawaii Tourism Authority; Marketing Plan; Annual Report
RELATING TO TOURISM.
Requires a single-document Hawaii tourism marketing plan and amends related HTA functions to incorporate, among other things, a Hawaii brand focus. Makes housekeeping amendments to HTA's functions and duties. Clarifies public disclosure requirements for competitively sensitive information and amends annual report requirements. (HB1692 CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 131, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1234). CACHOLA, BROWER, CARROLL, EVANS, HANOHANO, MIZUNO, Aquino, Awana, Belatti, Cabanilla, Ichiyama, Ing, C. Lee, McKelvey, Nakashima, Ohno, Saiki, Souki, Takumi, Tsuji TSM, WAM
132 HB2188 HD1 SD1 CD1
Waialua Loan and Subsidy Program; Kikala-Keokea Housing Revolving Fund; Kikala-Keokea Infrastructure Development Fund
RELATING TO STATE FUNDS.
Repeals the Waialua Loan and Subsidy Program, Kikala-Keokea Housing Revolving Fund, and Kikala-Keokea Infrastructure Development Fund. (HB2188 CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 132, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1235). LUKE, AQUINO, BROWER, CACHOLA, EVANS, HANOHANO, ING, JOHANSON, C. LEE, LOWEN, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, TAKAI, WOODSON, YAMANE EGH, WAM
133 SB2981 SD2 HD1 CD1
State Plan; Economy; Innovation
RELATING TO THE ECONOMY.
Amends the state plan policies, objectives, and priority guidelines to promote and encourage innovative activity in the economy. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 133, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1236). IGE, BAKER, KIDANI, SOLOMON, Espero, Kahele, Kouchi, Wakai EDB, FIN
134 HB648 HD1 SD1 CD1
Specific 2013 Appropriations; Repeal ($)
RELATING TO STATE FINANCES.
Repeals or reduces certain appropriations in legislative acts passed during the regular session of 2013 that the designated expending agency does not plan to expend in fiscal year 2013-2014. Authorizes the transfer of excess funds from the medicaid investigations recovery fund to the general fund until June 30, 2014. (HB648 CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 134, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1237). MIZUNO WAM
135 SB2410 SD1 HD1 CD1
Capital Improvement Projects; Operational Costs
RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS.
Requires B&F to report the operational costs of capital improvement projects to the governor. Requires all agencies submitting a capital improvement project proposal to furnish B&F with an estimate and documents that support the estimate of operational costs. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 135, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1238). IGE, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, ENGLISH, ESPERO, GABBARD, GALUTERIA, GREEN, IHARA, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, KOUCHI, NISHIHARA, RUDERMAN, SLOM, SOLOMON, L. THIELEN, TOKUDA, Dela Cruz, Kahele, Wakai FIN
136 SB2779 SD1 HD1 CD1
Auditor; Access to Tax Information
RELATING TO FINANCIAL AUDIT OF THE STATE OF HAWAII BY THE LEGISLATIVE AUDITOR.
Specifically authorizes the Auditor to access information in the possession of the Department of Taxation for purposes of conducting financial audits of the State of Hawaii. Requires the Auditor to keep the information confidential. Specifies that intentional and willful disclosure of confidential information is punishable as a class C felony. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 136, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1239). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB2230
137 HB2051 HD1 SD2 CD1
Public Art; State Foundation on Culture and the Arts; Daniel Inouye; Patsy Mink; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC WORKS OF ART.
Amends the criteria for the works of art to be commissioned to honor the late U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye and the late U.S. Representative Patsy T. Mink pursuant to Act 281, SLH 2013. Amends the appropriation to $250,000 for fiscal year 2014-2015 only. Amends the expending agency. (HB2051 CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 137, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1240). TAKAI, AQUINO, AWANA, BELATTI, CABANILLA, CULLEN, EVANS, HANOHANO, KAWAKAMI, KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, LUKE, MCDERMOTT, MCKELVEY, NISHIMOTO, TAKUMI, TSUJI, YAMANE, Souki TEC, WAM  SB2617
138 SB3125 SD2 HD2 CD1
Financial and Management Audit; State Foundation on Culture and the Arts
RELATING TO THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS.
Requires the Auditor to conduct a financial and management audit of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 138, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1241). WAKAI, ESPERO, IHARA, KIM, Baker, Dela Cruz, Gabbard, Ige, Kahele, Nishihara, Ruderman, Shimabukuro, Slom, Solomon, L. Thielen VMI, FIN  HB2134
139 HB1604 HD2 SD1 CD1
Campaign Spending Commission Package; Elections
RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Provides that certificates of election shall be delivered to a person elected only after the person has filed all required candidate committee reports and paid any fine assessed by the Campaign Spending Commission. (HB1604 CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 139, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1242). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL
140 SB2118 HD1
Campaign Spending Commission Package; Expenditure Limits
RELATING TO CAMPAIGN SPENDING.
Makes housekeeping amendments to the Partial Public Campaign Financing laws by requiring notice to the Office of Elections upon exceeding campaign expenditure limits and repealing references to an obsolete tax credit for campaign contributors. (SB2118 HD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 140, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1243). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) JUD, FIN  HB1603
141 HB2147 HD1 SD2 CD1
Contracts for Concessions; Public Concessions; Airports; Stadium Authority
RELATING TO CONCESSIONS.
Exempts the airport and stadium authority operation of concessions for electronic communication services and solely for advertising from the public concession bidding process. Repeals June 30, 2021. (HB2147 CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 141, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1244). YAMANE, AQUINO, KAWAKAMI, NAKASHIMA, TAKAYAMA, YAMASHITA TRN, CPC, FIN  SB2751
142 SB2901 SD1 HD1 CD1
Highway Safety; Motor Vehicle Safety Law
RELATING TO MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY.
Amends or deletes statutes containing federal requirements that are addressed in Hawaii Administrative Rules or are unnecessary. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 142, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1245). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) TRN, JUD  HB2351
143 HB1772 HD1 SD1 CD1
GET; Exemption; Patient-Centered Community Care; Veterans Affairs
RELATING TO THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX.
Exempts from the general excise tax amounts received by a contractor of the Patient-Centered Community Care Program established by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs for costs or advances to third party health care providers. (HB1772 CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 143, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1246). TAKAI, BELATTI PSM/HTH, WAM
144 SB2634 SD1 HD2 CD1
Lobbyists; Expenditure Reporting
RELATING TO LOBBYISTS.
Requires individuals who spend more than $750 on lobbying during a statement period to itemize each expenditure in certain categories, as applicable. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 144, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1247). IHARA, Ige JUD, FIN
145 SB2391 SD2 HD1 CD1
DLNR; Recreational Land; User Conflicts; Working Group
RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
Requires DLNR to establish a 2-year pilot project to resolve user conflicts on public recreational lands by convening a working group on the island of Oahu to identify and implement management strategies through the execution of a written agreement between interested parties. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 145, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1248). L. THIELEN, GALUTERIA, KEITH-AGARAN, Kouchi, Ruderman WAL, FIN
146 SB3121 SD1 HD1 CD1
Public Land Exchange; Legislative Approval
RELATING TO PUBLIC LAND.
Amends the legislative approval requirement for any exchange of public land for private land to require a majority vote in both houses. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 146, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1249). GALUTERIA, Hee WAL, FIN  HB1507
147 SB2315 SD1 HD1 CD1
Appropriation; Department of Public Safety; Substance Abuse Treatment ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO PROVIDE SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT SERVICES.
Appropriates funds to the PSD to provide substance abuse treatment services to Halawa Correctional Facility inmates. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 147, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1250). ESPERO, BAKER, GREEN, Galuteria, Slom PBS, FIN
148 SB2308 SD1 HD1 CD1
Incarcerated Parents; Children; Programs and Services; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CHILDREN.
Makes an appropriation to the department of public safety for programs and services for children of incarcerated parents and to assist with family reunification. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 148, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1251). ESPERO, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, GREEN, Galuteria PBS, FIN
149 HB2363 HD2 SD2 CD1
Reentry Pilot Project; Nonviolent, Low-risk Drug Offenders; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
Provides systematic reentry programming for nonviolent, low-risk drug offenders by establishing and funding a reentry pilot project for nonviolent, low-risk drug offenders. (HB2363 CD1)
(S) 6/26/2014- Act 149, 6/24/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1252). AQUINO PSM, WAM
150 HB1951 HD1 SD2 CD1
Special Purpose Revenue Bond; SPRB; Seawater Air Conditioning ($)
RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST SEAWATER AIR CONDITIONING PROJECTS ON OAHU.
Extends the authorization of the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning, LLC, for the purpose of design and construction of a seawater air conditioning district cooling system in downtown Honolulu, for an additional five years. (HB1951 CD1)
(S) 6/27/2014- Act 150, 6/27/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1253). SAIKI ENE, WAM  SB2702
151 SB2346 SD1 HD2 CD1
Aging; Long-term Care Education; Appropriations; Majority Package ($)
RELATING TO AGING.
Appropriates general funds to the Department of Health for community-based services and programs for older persons. Requires the Department of Health Executive Office on Aging to conduct a public education and awareness campaign on long-term care and appropriates funds for this purpose. (CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 151, 6/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1254). KIM, CHUN OAKLAND, DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, ESPERO, GABBARD, GALUTERIA, GREEN, HEE, IGE, IHARA, KAHELE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, KOUCHI, NISHIHARA, RUDERMAN, SHIMABUKURO, SOLOMON, L. THIELEN, TOKUDA, WAKAI, Baker, Taniguchi HLT, FIN  HB1713
152 SB2345 SD1 HD1 CD1
Office of the Securities Commissioner; Investor Education Program; Kupuna; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE INVESTOR EDUCATION PROGRAM.
Appropriates funds for educational outreach targeted at kupuna, based on DCCA's existing investor education programs. (CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 152, 6/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1255). KIM, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, ESPERO, GABBARD, GALUTERIA, GREEN, HEE, IGE, IHARA, KAHELE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, KOUCHI, NISHIHARA, RUDERMAN, SHIMABUKURO, SOLOMON, TANIGUCHI, L. THIELEN, TOKUDA, WAKAI CPC, FIN  HB1715
153 HB2053 HD1 SD1 CD1
Kupuna Caucus; Fall Prevention and Early Detection Coordinator; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGING.
Establishes a Fall Prevention and Early Detection Coordinator position within the Department of Health's Emergency Medical Services and Injury Prevention System Branch. Appropriates funds. (HB2053 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 153, 6/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1256). TAKAYAMA, AQUINO, BELATTI, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, CULLEN, FUKUMOTO, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, OSHIRO, SAY, THIELEN, TOKIOKA, WARD, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, Jordan HMS/HTH, WAM  SB2531
154 HB2052 HD2 SD2 CD1
Provider Orders for Life-sustaining Treatment; Advanced Practice Registered Nurses; Legally Authorized Representatives
RELATING TO PROVIDER ORDERS FOR LIFE-SUSTAINING TREATMENT.
Increases access to Provider Orders for Life-sustaining Treatment (POLST) by updating references from "physician orders for life-sustaining treatment" to "provider orders for life-sustaining treatment". Expands health care provider signatory authority to include advanced practice registered nurses. Corrects inconsistencies of terms describing who may sign a POLST form on behalf of a patient. (HB2052 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 154, 6/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1257). TAKAYAMA, BELATTI, CABANILLA, CACHOLA, CARROLL, CREAGAN, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, KOBAYASHI, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, OSHIRO, SAY, TOKIOKA, TSUJI, WARD, YAMASHITA, Jordan HTH, JDL  SB2227
155 HB1616 HD1 SD1
OHA Package; State Planning Act; Health Disparities
RELATING TO HEALTH PLANNING.
Adds to the Hawaii State Planning Act's objectives and policies for health, the identification of social determinants of health and prioritization of programs, services, interventions, and activities that address identified social determinants of health to improve Native Hawaiian health in accordance with federal law and reduce health disparities of disproportionately affected demographics. (SD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 155, 6/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1258). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HWN/HTH
156 HB1723 HD2 SD1 CD1
Psychiatric Facilities; Notice of Intent to Discharge
RELATING TO PSYCHIATRIC FACILITIES.
Amends the notice requirements for the discharge of an involuntary patient committed pursuant to legal proceeding involving fitness to proceed, including those arising under sections 704-406, 704-411, or 706-607, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Requires the family court to conduct a timely hearing prior to the termination of a standing commitment order. (HB1723 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 156, 6/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1259). NISHIMOTO HTH/CPN, JDL
157 HB2320 HD1 SD1
Department of Health Goals; Health Equity; Social Determinants of Health
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Establishes health equity as a goal for the Department of Health. Requires the Department to consider social determinants of health in assessing health needs in the State. (SD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 157, 6/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1260). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HTH  SB2870
158 HB2581 HD3 SD2 CD1
State Innovation Waiver; State Innovation Waiver Task Force; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Establishes the State Innovation Waiver Task Force. Requires the task force to submit two interim reports and a final report to the Legislature. (HB2581 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 158, 6/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1261). MCKELVEY HLT, CPC, FIN
159 SB2469 SD2 HD3 CD1
Telehealth; Insurance; Health Care Providers; Reimbursement
RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
Requires equivalent reimbursement for services, including behavioral health services, provided through telehealth as for the same services provided via face-to-face contact between a health care provider and a patient. Clarifies that health care providers for purposes of telehealth include primary care providers, mental health providers, oral health providers, physicians and osteopathic physicians, advanced practice registered nurses, psychologists, and dentists. Changes statutory references to "telemedicine" to "telehealth" for consistency. (CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 159, 6/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1262). BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, ENGLISH, GREEN, IGE, KEITH-AGARAN, Ihara, Wakai HLT, CPC, FIN  HB2411
160 HB2400 SD1 CD1
Temporary disability benefits; organ donors
RELATING TO TEMPORARY DISABILITY BENEFITS.
Provides temporary disability benefits to employees who suffer disabilities as a result of donating organs. (HB2400 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 160, 6/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1263). NISHIMOTO, AQUINO, AWANA, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CARROLL, CHOY, CULLEN, EVANS, FUKUMOTO, HANOHANO, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, ING, ITO, JOHANSON, KAWAKAMI, KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, LUKE, MATSUMOTO, MCDERMOTT, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, RHOADS, SAIKI, SOUKI, TAKAI, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, THIELEN, TOKIOKA, TSUJI, WARD, WOODSON, WOOLEY, YAMANE JDL, WAM
161 SB1233 HD1 CD1
Employment; Leave of Absence; Organ, Bone Marrow, or Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Donation
RELATING TO LEAVES OF ABSENCE.
Requires certain private employers to allow employees to take leaves of absence for organ, bone marrow, or peripheral blood stem cell donation. Unused sick leave, vacation, or paid time off, or unpaid time off, may be used for these leaves of absence. Requires employers to restore an employee returning from leave to the same or equivalent position. Establishes a private right of action for employees seeking enforcement of provisions. (CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 161, 6/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1264). WAKAI, GREEN, Kahele, Keith-Agaran, Kidani, Nishihara HLT/LAB, FIN
162 HB2251 HD1 SD1 CD1
Housing; Hula Mae Multifamily Revenue Bonds ($)
RELATING TO THE HOUSING LOAN AND MORTGAGE PROGRAM.
Increases the Hula Mae Multifamily Revenue Bond authorization limit. (HB2251 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 162, 6/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1265). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HMS, WAM  SB2800
163 SB2542 SD1 HD1 CD1
Rental Housing Trust Fund; Conveyance Tax
RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF THE CONVEYANCE TAX COLLECTIONS TO THE RENTAL HOUSING TRUST FUND.
Restores the allocation of conveyance tax collections to the rental housing trust fund to 50% beginning July 1, 2014. (CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 163, 6/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1266). CHUN OAKLAND, BAKER, IHARA, Galuteria HSG, WAL, FIN  HB2500
164 SB2581 SD2 HD1 CD1
Hawaii State Building Code Council; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE STATE BUILDING CODE.
Modifies the composition, quorum, and duties of the Hawaii state building code council and revises the state building code, including clarifying terminology, the code adoption process, and the staggering of code adoptions. Prohibits the adoption of code provisions that conflict with laws governing contractors. Makes appropriation. (CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 164, 6/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1267). ESPERO, Baker, Galuteria, Green CPC, FIN
165 SB2300 SD1 HD1 CD1
Fire Protection; State Fire Council
RELATING TO FIRE PROTECTION.
Authorizes the State Fire Council to establish statewide qualifications and procedures for testing, certifying, and credentialing individuals who conduct maintenance and testing of portable fire extinguishers, fire protection systems, and fire alarm systems. (CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 165, 6/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1268). ESPERO, Baker, Galuteria, Green, Slom PBS, CPC
166 HB2590 HD1 SD2 CD1
Voting; Late Registration; Absentee Polling Places ($)
RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Allows voter registration at absentee polling places beginning in 2016 and late voter registration, including on election day, beginning in 2018. Appropriates funds. (HB2590 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 166, 6/30/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1269). ING, BROWER, FUKUMOTO, KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, OHNO, RHOADS, Choy JDL, WAM
167 SB3093 SD1 HD1 CD1
University of Hawaii at Hilo; ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center; RISE 21st Century After School Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO.
Makes an appropriation to the University of Hawaii at Hilo to support its memorandum of agreement with RISE 21st Century After School Program. (CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 167, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1270). KAHELE, HEE, SOLOMON, WAKAI, Galuteria, Kidani, Shimabukuro, Tokuda HED, FIN
168 HB1823 HD1 SD1 CD1
Public Lands; Reopening Lease; Mediation; Arbitration
RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
Requires mediation in disputes regarding the fair market value or fair market rental of public lands. Provides for binding arbitration in the event of unsuccessful mediation. (HB1823 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 168, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1271). ONISHI, EVANS, HANOHANO, LOWEN, NAKASHIMA, Creagan WAL, CPC/JUD, FIN  SB2966
169 HB2152 HD1 SD2 CD1
Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems; Strategic Program Initiatives; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL SPACE CENTER FOR EXPLORATION SYSTEMS.
Appropriates funds to the Pacific international space center for exploration systems to support administrative and general tasks and strategic program initiatives. (HB2152 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 169, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1272). TSUJI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CHOY, EVANS, HANOHANO, ITO, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, SAY, TAKAYAMA, WARD, YAMASHITA PSM, WAM
170 SB2953 SD1 HD3 CD1
Geothermal Resources; DHHL; Counties; Mining Leases; Royalties
RELATING TO STATE RESOURCES ON HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
Provides that all royalties from geothermal resources on DHHL lands shall be paid to DHHL. (CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 170, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1273). SOLOMON, KAHELE WAL, OMH, FIN
171 SB2583 SD1 HD1 CD1
Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems; National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Laser Communications Ground Station Initiative; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL SPACE CENTER FOR EXPLORATION SYSTEMS AND NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION LASER COMMUNICATIONS GROUND STATION INITIATIVE.
Appropriates funds for an engineering assessment of a proposal to establish a laser optical communications ground station in Hawaii. (CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 171, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1274). ESPERO, BAKER, GALUTERIA, GREEN, IGE, Slom, Wakai EDB, FIN  HB2151
172 HB1712 SD1 CD1
State Bonds
RELATING TO STATE BONDS.
Authorizes issuance of general obligation bonds. Makes findings required by Article VII, section 13 of the State Constitution to declare that issuance of authorized bonds will not cause debt limit to be exceeded. (HB1712 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 172, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1275). LUKE WAM
173 HB2288 HD1 SD1 CD1
HHCA; DHHL; Disposition of Improvements
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
Amends the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act to permit the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to dispose of department-owned or department-controlled improvements, or space within an improvement, on Hawaiian home lands through direct negotiations. (HB2288 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 173, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1276). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HWN/WTL, WAM  SB2838
174 HB1671 HD1 SD1 CD1
Transient Accommodations Tax; Counties; Revenues
RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
Increases the current cap on transient accommodations tax revenues to be distributed to the counties for two fiscal years. Establishes a working group to determine future county allocation ceiling amounts and the appropriate division of the provision of public services between the State and counties. (CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 174, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1277). SOUKI, CARROLL, ING, MCKELVEY, WOODSON, YAMASHITA TSM/PSM, WAM
175 SB2729 SD2 HD1 CD1
Mobile Electronic Devices; Highway Safety
RELATING TO MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICES.
Amends the law prohibiting operation of a motor vehicle while using a mobile electronic device by adding an exemption for completely stopped drivers, amending the definition of "operate", amending the penalties for violations, and deeming a violation to be a traffic infraction. (CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 175, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1278). ENGLISH, BAKER, ESPERO, GALUTERIA, KAHELE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, RUDERMAN, SOLOMON, Dela Cruz, Green, Hee, Kouchi, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, L. Thielen, Wakai TRN, JUD  HB1896
176 HB2009 SD1 CD1
Milk Control Special Fund; Milk Control Act
RELATING TO THE MILK CONTROL.
Establishes a minimum reserve requirement in the Milk Control Special Fund to cover contingency costs in the administration of the State's Milk Control Act. Specifically includes audits as a contingency cost. (HB2009 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 176, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1279). ONISHI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CHOY, TSUJI, Matsumoto AGL, WAM
177 HB2543 SD1 CD1
BioTork Hawaii LLC; Biofuels; Special Purpose Revenue Bonds ($)
RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST BIOTORK HAWAII LLC.
Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds of up to $50,000,000 for BioTork Hawaii LLC for the development and operation of a facility to convert agricultural crops and by-products to biofuels and high-protein feed. (HB2543 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 177, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1280). CULLEN, AQUINO, KAWAKAMI, LUKE, TOKIOKA, YAMANE, Onishi AGL/ENE, WAM
178 HB1539 HD1 SD2 CD1
Hawaii Public Housing Authority; Housing Choice Voucher Program
RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY'S ADMINISTRATION OF THE HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAM.
Requires the return of a housing choice voucher to the Hawaii Public Housing Authority upon the death or removal from assistance of the last original household member or upon the youngest minor of the family reaching the age of twenty-one or twenty-three if the minor is a full-time student. Prohibits adding legal guardians to the household unless the legal guardian is also eligible for participation in the program. (HB1539 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 178, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1281). CABANILLA, BROWER, CACHOLA, HASHEM, ITO, LUKE, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, SOUKI, TAKAYAMA, TOKIOKA, Nakashima, Saiki HMS, WAM
179 HB1752 HD1 SD2 CD1
Quality, Cost-effective Healthcare; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Appropriates funds to provide adult dental benefits to medicaid enrollees. (HB1752 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 179, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1282). CARROLL, BELATTI, KOBAYASHI, OSHIRO, Creagan, Jordan, Woodson HMS/HTH, WAM
180 HB1635 SD1 CD1
Judiciary Package; Administrative Director and Deputy; Salaries
RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY.
Requires the salary of the administrative director of the courts to be equal to the salary of the administrative director of the State and the salary of the deputy administrative director of the courts to be equal to ninety-five per cent of the salary of the administrative director of the courts. (HB1635 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 180, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1283). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL, WAM  SB2081
181 SB3099 SD1 HD1 CD1
Civil Service Conversion; State Historic Preservation Division
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT.
Makes hiring of technical and professional staff in accordance with civil service laws by the state historic preservation division mandatory. Sunsets civil service exemptions for positions created after July 1, 2014, three years after enactment unless affirmatively extended by the legislature. (CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 181, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1284). HEE LAB, FIN  HB2218
182 HB2213 HD1 SD1 CD1
Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; West Maui Hospital Foundation, Inc. ($)
RELATING TO A WEST MAUI HOSPITAL.
Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist West Maui Hospital Foundation, Inc. in establishing a hospital in west Maui. (HB2213 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 182, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1285). MCKELVEY, SOUKI HTH, WAM  SB3043
183 HB1942 HD1 SD1 CD1
Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; Princeton Energy Group or Related Special Purpose Entity; Renewable Energy Project; Energy Storage Technology ($)
RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST WITH THE PLANNING, DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, EQUIPPING, LAND LEASES, AND OTHER TANGIBLE ASSETS FOR A RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECT WITH ENERGY STORAGE TECHNOLOGY ON THE ISLAND OF MOLOKAI.
Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Princeton Energy Group or Princeton Energy Group's related entity, Ikehu Molokai LLC, with the financing and refinancing costs relating to the planning, design, and construction of a renewable energy project with energy storage technology on the island of Molokai. (HB1942 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 183, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1286). C. LEE, CARROLL ENE, WAM  SB2754
184 SB2321 SD1 HD1
Unclaimed Property; Unclaimed Property Trust Fund; Periods of Limitation
RELATING TO UNCLAIMED PROPERTY.
Requires claims for funds of less than $100 in the unclaimed property trust fund to be filed within ten years of deposit into the trust fund, or the funds will escheat to the State and be transferred to the general fund. (SB2321 HD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 184, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1287). KIDANI, DELA CRUZ, KAHELE, SHIMABUKURO, Baker, English, Espero, Gabbard, Galuteria, Green, Hee, Ige, Ihara, Keith-Agaran, Kouchi, Nishihara, Solomon, Tokuda FIN
185 SB2054 SD3 HD3 CD1
Actuarial Analysis; Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; Autism Spectrum Disorders; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Requires the Insurance Commissioner to contract for an actuarial analysis of the projected costs of providing insurance coverage for screening, diagnosis, and treatment of autism spectrum disorders. Makes an appropriation for the performance of the actuarial analysis. (CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 185, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1288). GREEN, CHUN OAKLAND, RUDERMAN HLT, CPC, FIN  HB2225
186 SB2820 SD2 HD2 CD1
Insurance; Rescission of Coverage; Health Benefit Plans; General Casualty Insurance; Tax Records; Insurance Fraud Investigations; Long-term Care Insurance; Captive Insurance
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Prohibits rescission of coverage under health benefit plans in most circumstances; requires written notice prior to rescission. Clarifies the authority of insurers with general casualty insurance authority. Clarifies retention requirements. Allows the insurance fraud investigations branch to take appropriate action in certain instances. Includes long-term care insurance as part of limited benefit health insurance. Makes housekeeping amendments to the State's Insurance Code. Makes other amendments to conform to National Association of Insurance Commissioners model laws and the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 186, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1289). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) HLT, CPC, FIN  HB2270
187 SB2465 SD2 HD2
Psychologists; Continuing Education; Licensure
RELATING TO CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR PSYCHOLOGISTS.
Requires psychologists in the State, beginning July 1, 2016, to complete a minimum of 18 credit hours of continuing education courses for each licensing renewal biennium. (SB2465 HD2)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 187, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1290). BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, Taniguchi HLT, CPC, FIN  HB2030
188 HB2401 HD2 SD2 CD1
Condominiums; Unit Owners; Documents, Records, and Information; Required Disclosures; Owner's Right to Receive Documents, Records, and Information
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
Consolidates into one section under chapter 514B, Hawaii Revised Statutes, the documents, records, and information that must be made available to any unit owner and the unit owner's authorized agents and specifies that these documents, records, and information shall be provided to the unit owner or owner's authorized agent no later than thirty days after receipt of a unit owner's or owner's authorized agent's written request. (HB2401 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 188, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1291). NISHIMOTO CPN, JDL
189 HB2482 HD1 SD1
Condominiums; Cumulative Voting; Associations; Board of Directors; Unit Owners; Majority Vote; Clarifying Amendments
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
Clarifies the process for cumulative voting for an election at an association meeting. Amends the definition of "majority" or "majority of the unit owners" and makes corresponding technical amendments associated with this amended definition. Clarifies that directors who are appointed to fill vacancies on a board of directors must stand for election at the next annual meeting or a duly noticed special meeting. Clarifies that the approval of a lease rent collection system and an annual audit of an association's financial accounts and cash balance may be waived at an association meeting by a vote of a majority of all the unit owners if the association is composed of less than twenty owners. Makes other technical amendments to the State's condominium law for purposes of clarity and consistency. (SD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 189, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1292). MCKELVEY (Introduced by request of another party) CPN
190 HB2509 HD1 SD2 CD1
Motor Vehicle Tires; Abandoned Tires; Removal; Appropriation ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO ASSIST COMMUNITIES WITH THE REMOVAL OF MOTOR VEHICLE TIRES.
Appropriates funds to assist communities affected by discarded or abandoned tires by providing funds for programs promoting the removal of abandoned tires that have been illegally dumped from the landscape, including funding county abandoned tire removal programs. (HB2509 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 190, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1293). RHOADS ENE, WAM
191 HB2304 HD2 SD2 CD1
Neurotrauma; Advisory Board; Brain Injury; Spinal Cord Injury
RELATING TO THE NEUROTRAUMA ADVISORY BOARD.
To facilitate meeting quorum requirements, reduces Neurotrauma Advisory Board membership from twenty-one to eleven members while maintaining representation of all existing parties. Clarifies quorum and voting requirements and allows the Director of Health to add members from state and county who work in neurotrauma. (HB2304 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 191, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1294). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HTH, WAM  SB2854
192 SB1141 SD2 HD2 CD1
Records for Mental Health Examinations; Hawaii State Hospital
RELATING TO FORENSIC MENTAL HEALTH.
Requires public agencies in possession of medical, mental health, social, and juvenile records, and any other pertinent records of a defendant ordered to be examined under chapter 704, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to provide those records to the court, notwithstanding any other state statute. (CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 192, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1295). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) HLT/PBS, JUD  HB910
193 HB2224 HD2 SD2 CD1
Registry of Clean and Sober Homes; Appropriation; County Zoning ($)
RELATING TO GROUP HOMES.
Establishes a registry for clean and sober homes within the Department of Health. Appropriates funds. Amends the county zoning statute to better align functions of state and county jurisdictions with federal law. (HB2224 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 193, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1296). CARROLL, JORDAN HTH/PSM, WAM
194 HB2448 HD2 SD1 CD1
Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation; Infrastructure Bonds ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
Authorizes HHFDC to issue bonds for infrastructure for land owned by an eligible developer for the construction of affordable housing. (HB2448 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 194, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1297). HASHEM, BELATTI, CREAGAN, ING, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, TOKIOKA, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, Fukumoto HMS, WAM
195 HB238 HD1 SD2 CD1
Honolulu Prosecutor Package; Witnesses in Criminal Cases; Per Diem Payments
RELATING TO WITNESSES.
Increases the per diem payments to $145 for out-of-state witnesses in criminal cases. Provides an additional $90 as a per diem payment for witnesses from any island other than the island on which the court is located, when that witness is required to stay overnight. (HB238 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 195, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1298). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL, WAM
196 HB2243 HD1 SD1 CD1
Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center; Criminal History Checks
RELATING TO CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD CHECKS.
Allows qualified entities to conduct state and national fingerprint-based criminal history record checks on their applicants, employees, and volunteers who provide care for children, vulnerable adults, or individuals with disabilities, and to receive the results directly. (HB2243 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 196, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1299). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HMS, JDL  SB2792
197 HB1564 HD1 SD1 CD1
Veterans' Services; Cemeteries; Counties; Federal Funding
RELATING TO VETERANS.
Requires the counties to obtain approval from the office of veterans' services prior to any action that may impact the State's obligation to establish and maintain veterans cemeteries. (HB1564 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 197, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1300). EVANS PSM, WAM
198 SB2817 SD2 HD1
Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act; Mortgage Loan Origination; Mortgage Loan Originator Companies
RELATING TO SECURE AND FAIR ENFORCEMENT FOR MORTGAGE LICENSING ACT.
Requires a mortgage loan originator company to be open during specified regular business hours to the public and for examination or investigation by the commissioner. Deletes exemptions for individuals facilitating mortgage loans for their family members and family property. Clarifies that a branch manager may not oversee more than one branch office or principal place of business. Excludes certain information included in NMLS from confidentiality provisions of the law. (SB2817 HD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 198, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1301). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  HB2267
199 HB1966 HD1 SD2 CD1
Public Employees; Civil Service Exemption; State Auditor
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYEES.
Requires the State Auditor to review the current civil service exemption process and recommend procedures, guidelines, and criteria to ensure that the civil service exemption process is used appropriately and only in extraordinary circumstances. Requires the State Auditor to submit a report to the legislature prior to the regular session of 2015. (HB1966 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 199, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1302). NAKASHIMA LAB, FIN
200 HB1702 HD2 SD2 CD1
Capital Infrastructure Tax Credit; Kapalama Container Terminal Project; Displaced Tenants
RELATING TO THE CAPITAL INFRASTRUCTURE TAX CREDIT.
Creates a capital infrastructure tax credit for investors who invest in qualified infrastructure tenants who are displaced by the Kapalama container terminal project. Allows allocations of the capital infrastructure tax credit to a partner under a partnership agreement even if the allocation does not have substantial economic effect. Recaptures an unspecified percentage of the capital infrastructure tax credit if the qualified infrastructure tenant does not meet certain conditions at the close of any taxable year. (HB1702 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2014- Act 200, 7/1/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1303). NISHIMOTO EGH, WAM  SB2322
201 HB2490 HD2 SD2 CD2
Juvenile Justice; Juvenile Probation; Juvenile Justice Oversight Advisory Council; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO JUVENILE JUSTICE.
Enhances the juvenile justice system by concentrating secure bed space on serious juvenile offenders. Strengthens disposition, adjustment, diversion, and services available for juvenile offenders to ensure family court judges, court staff, departmental staff, and service providers have the tools needed to keep youth safely and effectively in their communities. Increases interagency collaboration. Establishes a temporary Juvenile Justice Oversight Advisory Council. Makes an appropriation. (HB2490 CD2)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 201, 7/2/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1311). CARROLL HUS, JUD, FIN
202 HB2116 HD2 SD1 CD1
Juvenile Offenders; Sentencing
RELATING TO SENTENCING FOR JUVENILE OFFENDERS.
Eliminates sentences of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for juvenile offenders. (HB2116 CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 202, 7/2/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1312). AWANA, BROWER, EVANS, MIZUNO, Ichiyama, Takumi, Tsuji JDL
203 SB2853 SD2 HD2
Developmental Disabilities Foster Homes
RELATING TO DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ADULT FOSTER HOMES.
Permits exemptions from two-resident limit for certified adult foster homes for adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities by waiver and for foster children who turn 18. Permits dual certification as child and adult foster home to accommodate children who turn 18 or specific children. (SB2853 HD2)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 203, 7/2/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1313). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) HLT, JUD, FIN  HB2303
204 HB2037 HD1 SD1 CD1
Department of Health; Project Kealahou; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO PROJECT KEALAHOU.
Appropriates funds for the continued funding of Project Kealahou within the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division of the Department of Health. (HB2037 CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 204, 7/2/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1314). CABANILLA, AWANA, CACHOLA, CARROLL, FUKUMOTO, HANOHANO, HAR, ICHIYAMA, JORDAN, C. LEE, LOWEN, LUKE, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, TAKAI, THIELEN, WOOLEY HTH/HMS, WAM  SB2449
205 HB611 HD1 SD1 CD1
Tanning Facilities; Minors; Penalties
RELATING TO TANNING.
Makes it unlawful for tanning facility owners, lessees, and operators to allow use of tanning beds by anyone under the age of eighteen. (HB611 CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 205, 7/2/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1315). TAKAYAMA, CULLEN, ICHIYAMA, OSHIRO, YAMANE, YAMASHITA HTH/CPN, JDL/WAM
206 HB1796 HD2 SD1 CD1
Restraint and Seclusion; Public Schools; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Prohibits the use of seclusion in public schools; establishes conditions and procedures for the use of restraint in public schools; and requires collection and review of data. Requires reports. Makes an appropriation. (HB1796 CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 206, 7/2/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1316). MIZUNO, EVANS, HANOHANO EDN, JUD, FIN  SB2371
207 HB2598 HD1 SD2 CD1
Hawaii 3R's; School Repair and Maintenance
RELATING TO HAWAII 3R'S.
Renames the Hawaii 3R's School Repair and Maintenance Fund the Hawaii 3R's School Improvement Fund. Requires the transfer of moneys collected pursuant to section 235-102.5(b), Hawaii Revised Statutes, and authorizes the transfer of any other moneys received in the form of grants and donations for school-level improvements and minor repairs and maintenance to the Hawaii 3R's School Improvement Fund. (HB2598 CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 207, 7/2/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1317). OHNO, BROWER, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, ING, C. LEE, LOWEN, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, Rhoads EDU, WAM  SB2425
208 HB1814 HD2 SD2 CD1
Pay Cards; Direct Deposit; Electronic Transfer; Methods of Wage Payment
RELATING TO PAYMENT OF WAGES.
Requires employers to meet certain requirements before paying wages to an employee using a pay card. Clarifies that employers may pay wages by direct deposit under certain conditions. Makes employers responsible for any fees incurred if an employer has insufficient funds in the employer's bank account for the electronic transfer. (HB1814 CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 208, 7/2/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1318). RHOADS JDL, CPN
209 SB2472 SD2 HD3 CD1
Occupational Therapy; Occupational Therapists; Occupational Therapy Assistants; Regulation; Licensing; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PRACTICE.
Improves the regulation of occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants by establishing an occupational therapy program and licensing requirements for occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants. Makes an appropriation out of the compliance resolution fund to implement an occupational therapy licensure program. (CD1)
(H) 7/8/2014- Act 209, on 7/2/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1319). BAKER, Chun Oakland, Taniguchi, Wakai HLT, CPC, FIN  HB2042
210 HB2560 HD2 SD2 CD1
Family Child Care Homes; Agriculturally Designated Districts
RELATING TO FAMILY CHILD CARE HOMES.
Permits family child care homes in agriculturally designated districts if located in a farm dwelling. Amends definition of "family child care home" to allow for care of one to six unrelated children. (HB2560 CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 210, 7/5/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1320). TAKUMI HMS/AGL, PSM
211 SB3042 SD2 HD1 CD1
Liquor; Liquor License Classes; Brewpubs; Small Craft Producer Pubs
RELATING TO LIQUOR LICENSE CLASSES.
Removes thirty-thousand-barrel per year manufacturing cap for malt beverages for class 14 brewpub licensees. Increases the manufacturing limit for class 16 winery licensees to not more than twenty thousand barrels of wine on the licensee's premises during the license year. Establishes a new class 18 liquor license class for small craft producer pubs. Prohibits brewpubs from selling intoxicating liquor from class 1 manufacturer licensees for consumption on the premises. Makes conforming amendments relating to liquor license classes and federal labeling and bottling requirements. (CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 211, 7/5/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1321). BAKER, Ruderman, Taniguchi, Wakai CPC, FIN  HB2484
212 SB1249 SD2 HD1
Compensation of Trustees
RELATING TO THE COMPENSATION OF TRUSTEES.
Clarifies and updates trustee compensation by setting out several categories of fees to which trustees are entitled. Effective January 1, 2015. (SB1249 HD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 212, 7/7/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1322). HEE JUD, FIN  HB1241
213 SB2094 SD1 HD1
Honolulu Prosecutor's Package; Computer Damage
RELATING TO COMPUTER DAMAGE.
Redefines the offense of computer damage in the first degree as intentionally causing or attempting to cause damage to a computer, computer system, or computer network that manages or controls critical infrastructure and increases it to a class A felony. Redefines the offense of computer damage in the second degree. Creates a new offense of computer damage in the third degree. (SB2094 HD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 213, 7/7/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1323). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) JUD  HB1640
214 SB2869 SD2 HD1
Privacy of Health Care Information; Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
RELATING TO PRIVACY OF HEALTH CARE INFORMATION.
Amends the statutes to protect the privacy of developmental disability and mental health information, while allowing reasonable use and disclosure as provided by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. (SB2869 HD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 214, 7/7/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1324). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) HLT, JUD  HB2319
215 SB2134 SD1 HD1 CD1
Education; Special Education; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Amends various sections of chapter 302A, HRS, relating to Department of Education schools, to comply with the requirements of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. (CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 215, 7/7/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1325). TOKUDA, CHUN OAKLAND, Gabbard, Ige, Kidani, Ruderman, Slom EDN, FIN
216 HB2413 HD1 SD1 CD1
Public Works; Prevailing Wages; Public-private Partnerships; Little Davis-Bacon
RELATING TO LABOR.
Applies provisions relating to prevailing wages for public construction work to public-private partnerships. (HB2413 CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 216, 7/7/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1326). WOODSON, AQUINO, CABANILLA, EVANS, ICHIYAMA, ING, KOBAYASHI, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, RHOADS, SAIKI, TOKIOKA, YAMASHITA, Belatti, Cachola, Creagan, Mizuno, Ohno, Souki JDL, WAM
217 SB2368 SD1 HD1 CD1
Protection of Charitable Assets; Attorney General
RELATING TO THE PROTECTION OF CHARITABLE ASSETS.
Grants oversight authority to the attorney general over charitable assets regardless of the form in which they are held. Authorizes the attorney general to enforce the application of the charitable asset to prevent or remedy the misapplication, diversion, waste, or breach of duty in management of a charitable asset. (CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 217, 7/7/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1327). HEE CPC, JUD, FIN
218 SB632 SD2 HD1 CD1
Environmental Court; Judicial Review
RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL COURTS.
Establishes environmental courts as divisions of the circuit courts and district courts to hear proceedings, including certain chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes, proceedings arising from certain environmental laws. Requires the Judiciary to convene a working group and report to the Legislature the total number of environmental-related cases filed in the last five years and recommendations for implementing environmental courts in the State. (CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 218, 7/7/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1328). KEITH-AGARAN, BAKER, ENGLISH, Kidani, Ruderman, Wakai EEP, JUD, FIN
219 SB1015 SD1 HD1 CD1
Records; Production; Out of State Service of Process
RELATING TO PRODUCTION OF RECORDS.
Clarifies the criminal process records law relating to the service of process issued by or in another state upon a Hawaii recipient by specifying upon whom the service of process may be made, the type of process applicable, and information that shall be provided. Requires that the requesting state has a statute authorizing the production of records held by out-of-state persons or businesses. (CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 219, 7/7/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1329). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) PBS, JUD  HB785
220 SB2223 HD2 CD1
Name Change; Children; Divorce
RELATING TO CHANGE OF NAME.
Allows the family court in a divorce proceeding to change the name of a minor child of at least one of the parties if it is in the best interest of the child. (CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 220, 7/7/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1330). SHIMABUKURO, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND HUS, JUD  HB1799
221 HB2139 HD1 SD1 CD1
Public Agency Meetings; County Council Members; Limited Meeting; Sunshine Law
RELATING TO PUBLIC AGENCY MEETINGS.
Authorizes a limited meeting where any number of county council members may attend a board's or community group's meeting to discuss council business, provided that certain requirements are met. Repeals 6/30/2016. (HB2139 CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 221, 7/7/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1331). YAMASHITA PSM, JDL  SB2962
222 SB2577 SD2 HD2 CD1
Naturopathic Medicine; Naturopathic Physicians; Continuing Education
RELATING TO NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS.
Requires naturopathic physicians to complete a minimum of thirty-five hours of continuing education courses, including a minimum of fifteen hours of pharmacology, during each licensing renewal biennium, beginning December 31, 2017. (CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 222, 7/7/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1332). GREEN HLT, CPC, JUD
223 HB2179 HD1 SD1 CD1
Lower Hamakua Ditch; Irrigation; Temporary Toll Cap
RELATING TO LOWER HAMAKUA DITCH.
Limits the toll that the Board of Agriculture may charge for water from Lower Hamakua Ditch. Takes effect on 7/1/2015. Repeals on 6/30/2025. (HB2179 CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 223, 7/7/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1333). ONISHI, NAKASHIMA, TOKIOKA, Brower AGL, WAM
224 SB2629 SD1 HD1
Lobbyists; Statement of Expenditures; Special Session
RELATING TO LOBBYISTS.
Requires lobbyists and specified individuals to report to the Hawaii State Ethics Commission, within 30 days of adjournment sine die of a special session of the Legislature, on contributions and expenditures made to lobby on legislative matters considered during that special session. (SD2629 HD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 224, 7/7/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1334). IHARA JUD, FIN  HB2201
225 HB2273 SD2 CD1
Motor Vehicle Repair Industry; Motor Vehicle Mechanic Certification Program
RELATING TO THE MOTOR VEHICLE MECHANIC CERTIFICATION PROGRAM.
Authorizes the Motor Vehicle Repair Industry Board to enter into agreements with entities, educational institutions, or other organizations to ensure that motor vehicle mechanics' knowledge of motor vehicle repairs are current and in line with industry standards. (HD2273 CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 225, 7/7/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1335). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) TRN, CPC, FIN  SB2823
226 HB1641 SD1 CD1
Honolulu Prosecutor's Package; Stored Communications; Governmental Access
RELATING TO GOVERNMENTAL ACCESS TO STORED COMMUNICATIONS.
Requires law enforcement to obtain: (1) a search warrant to compel production of the contents of electronic communications; and (2) a court order to compel production of historical transactional records. (HB1641 CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 226, 7/7/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1336). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) TEC, JDL
227 HB866 HD2 SD2 CD1
Sewer Systems Servicing; Hawaiian Home Lands
RELATING TO SEWER SYSTEMS SERVICING ON HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
Clarifies counties' ownership of and responsibility for certain existing sewer systems and facilities servicing Hawaiian Home Lands. Requires the counties to accept dedication or license of and responsibility for certain other sewer systems and facilities servicing Hawaiian Home Lands. (HB866 CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 227, 7/7/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1337). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAL, OMH, FIN  SB1097
228 HB2019 HD2 SD1
Time Share; Disclosure Statement; Electronic Documents; Renewal Registration; Developers
RELATING TO TIME SHARE.
Allows prospective time share purchasers to receive printed or electronic copies of the disclosure statement. Amends developer registration renewal requirements by: permitting the developer to disclose in its renewal application either the total number of time share interests registered for sale in each unit or the total number of points registered for sale in each property; eliminating the requirement that developers provide title insurance and title reports; and eliminating the requirement that developers file a financial statement. (SD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 228, 7/7/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1338). MCKELVEY CPN  SB2480
229 SB2742 SD1 HD1 CD1
Pacific-Asia Institute for Resilience and Sustainability
RELATING TO ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PACIFIC-ASIA INSTITUTE FOR RESILIENCE AND SUSTAINABILITY.
Establishes the Pacific-Asia institute for resilience and sustainability to provide the structure and opportunity for a new generation of leaders to emerge who possess the ability to address Hawaii and the Pacific-Asia region's risks from natural and man-made hazards and to develop solutions for sustainable economic growth within the region's unique physical and cultural diversity. (CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Act 229, 7/7/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1339). ENGLISH, CHUN OAKLAND, GALUTERIA, SOLOMON, Baker, Dela Cruz, Gabbard, Ige, Ihara, Kahele, Keith-Agaran, Kouchi, Nishihara, Shimabukuro, Tokuda, Wakai VMI, FIN
230 SB2682 SD1 HD2 CD1
Financial Disclosures; Public Records
RELATING TO FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS.
Requires the financial disclosure statements of members of certain boards, commissions, and agencies to be made available for public inspection and duplication. Limits information on the source of income of the spouse and dependent children of those whose financial disclosures are public to the name of the income source. (CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 230, 7/8/2014, (Gov. Msg. No. 1340). SHIMABUKURO CPC, JUD
231 SB2365 SD2 HD2 CD1
Insurance Claims; Prescription Drugs; Reimbursement Rates; Workers' Compensation; Motor Vehicle Insurance Benefits
RELATING TO INSURANCE CLAIMS.
Limits the reimbursement payments of prescription medications, including relabeled, repackaged, or compounded prescription medications, in workers' compensation claims. Requires motor vehicle insurance benefits to automatically adopt the prescription drug pricing protections associated with the workers' compensation supplemental medical fee schedule, unless otherwise modified by the Insurance Commissioner through rulemaking. (CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 231, 7/8/2014, (Gov. Msg. No. 1341). HEE LAB, CPC, FIN
232 SB2288 SD2 HD1 CD1
Education; Housekeeping
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Amends or repeals various provisions of Chapter 302A, Hawaii Revised Statutes, governing the Department of Education, for housekeeping and other purposes. (CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 232, 7/8/2014, (Gov. Msg. No. 1342). TOKUDA EDN, FIN
233 SB2470 SD1 HD1 CD1
Hawaii Health Connector; Connector Legislative Oversight Committee; Annual Report; Sustainability Plan; Agents and Brokers; Hawaii Health Connector Board of Directors; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH CONNECTOR.
Establishes the connector legislative oversight committee and requires the committee to annually review a report and annual sustainability plan prepared and submitted by the board of directors of the Hawaii health connector. Permits connector-certified insurance agents and brokers to enroll individuals and employers in qualified plans through the connector. Clarifies that the connector must submit the results of the connector's annual audit to the legislature and requires the annual audit to comply with standard accounting practices for reviewing nonprofit corporations. Provides the connector with the means to generate non-insurer based revenue. Amends the composition and procedures of the board of directors of the connector beginning on 10/1/2014. Repeals requirement for the Department of Human Services to determine medicaid eligibility for purposes of purchasing plans from the connector. Appropriates funds for the operations of the connector. (CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 233, 7/8/2014, (Gov. Msg. No. 1343). BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, GREEN, Ige, Wakai HLT/CPC, FIN  HB2530
234 SB2821 SD2 HD1 CD1
Insurance; Model Laws; Reinsurance; Insurance Valuation; Life Insurance; Insurance Holding Companies
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Adopts revisions to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' model laws on Credit for Reinsurance Model Act (Part I), Standard Valuation Law (Part II), Standard Nonforfeiture for Life Insurance (Part III), and Insurance Holding Company System Regulatory Act (Part IV). Part I takes effect 01/01/2015. Part IV takes effect 01/01/2016. (CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 234, 7/8/2014, (Gov. Msg. No. 1344). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  HB2271
235 SB2483 SD1 HD1 CD1
Condominium Association; Fiscal Matters; Unpaid Common Fees Assessments; Real Property Tax; Board Elections
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATIONS.
Clarifies that a condominium association's lien is subordinate to real property taxes, rather than all taxes. Clarifies that a condominium association may assess unpaid common fees against any purchaser who purchases a delinquent unit in a foreclosure. Specifies that a condominium board may only fill board vacancies temporarily until a duly noticed election. (CD1)
(S) 7/8/2014- Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 235, 7/8/2014, (Gov. Msg. No. 1345). BAKER, KIDANI, Gabbard, Nishihara CPC, JUD, FIN