Hawaii State Legislature
Bills vetoed by the Governor
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GM1327 HB540 HD1 SD2 CD1
University of Hawaii; Accounting; Fiscal Management
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM.
Extends sunset provisions with respect to accounting and fiscal management requirements relating to the University of Hawaii. Makes conforming amendments. (HB540 CD1)
(S) 7/14/2015- Vetoed on 07/13/2015 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1327). CHOY, AQUINO, ICHIYAMA, KONG, TUPOLA, LoPresti, Say HEA, WAM
GM1328 HB553 HD1 SD2 CD1
Collective Bargaining Units; UH Graduate Students
RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
Allows part-time and full-time graduate student assistants employed by UH to collectively bargain their wages, hours, and other terms; provided that no collective bargaining agreement shall take effect prior to July 1, 2016. Requires UH and the relevant exclusive representatives to meet and report to the legislature. (HB553 CD1)
(S) 7/14/2015- Vetoed on 07/13/2015 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1328). CHOY HEA/JDL, WAM  SB638
GM1329 SB105 SD1 HD1 CD1
Budget Documents; CIP Estimated Debt Service
RELATING TO THE BUDGET.
Requires the inclusion, in the six-year program and financial plan and budget, of a summary of the annual debt service for bonds issued to finance capital improvement projects. States intent that the provisions also apply to the judiciary budget by operation of existing law. Effective 7/1/2016. (CD1)
(S) 7/14/2015- Vetoed on 07/13/2015 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1329). TOKUDA FIN
GM1330 SB218 SD1 HD1
Order of Succession; Lieutenant Governor
RELATING TO ORDER OF SUCCESSION.
Clarifies the order of succession to the office of lieutenant governor when the office of lieutenant governor becomes vacant. (SB218 HD1)
(S) 7/14/2015- Vetoed on 07/13/2015 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1330). KEITH-AGARAN, Baker, Shimabukuro JUD
GM1331 SB265 SD1 HD1 CD1
Sex Trafficking
RELATING TO SEX TRAFFICKING.
Replaces the term "promoting prostitution in the first degree" with the term "sex trafficking," a class A felony. Includes the offense of sex trafficking in the department of the attorney general's statewide witness program. Includes the offense of sex trafficking in the list of violent crimes for which victims may be eligible for criminal injury compensation. Amends portions of certain sections, subsections, and a definition in chapter 663J, Hawaii Revised Statutes, relating to civil liability in specific cases of coercion into prostitution. Establishes a violation if the person who engaged in, or agreed or offered to engage in, sexual conduct with another person for a fee was less than eighteen years of age at the time of the offense of prostitution. Amends the offense of promoting prostitution in the second degree and the law relating to the motion to vacate a conviction of certain prostitution offenses. Includes the offense of sex trafficking in the list of covered offenses for which property is subject to forfeiture. Adds the offense of sex trafficking to the list of crimes for which an order to intercept wire, oral, or electronic communications is permitted. Amends the law relating to tier 2 offenses for the registration of sex offenders. Includes the offense of sex trafficking in the list of offenses to which deferred acceptance of guilty plea or nolo contendere plea does not apply. (CD1)
(S) 7/14/2015- Vetoed on 07/13/2015 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1331). CHUN OAKLAND, ESPERO, NISHIHARA, Keith-Agaran JUD
GM1332 SB349 SD2 HD2 CD1
Tax Credit; Renewable Fuels Production; Ethanol Facility Tax Credit Repeal
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Establishes a five-year renewable fuels production tax credit and repeals the ethanol facility tax credit. Allows qualifying taxpayers to claim a refundable income tax credit equal to 20 cents per seventy-six thousand British thermal units of qualifying renewable fuel, capped at $3,000,000 per taxable year. Caps the credit at $3,000,000 per year in aggregate. Requires DBEDT to certify all tax credits and submit a report regarding the production and sale of qualifying renewable fuels to the governor and legislature each year. Directs DOTAX to create forms for the tax credit. Applies to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2015. Repeals the tax credit on 7/1/20. (CD1)
(S) 7/14/2015- Vetoed on 07/13/2015 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1332). GABBARD, GALUTERIA, GREEN, IHARA, Espero, Keith-Agaran, Ruderman EEP, FIN  HB618
GM1333 SB569 SD1 HD1 CD1
Theft in the Second Degree; Value of Property or Services
RELATING TO THEFT.
Increases the monetary threshold to $750 with respect to property or services for theft in the second degree. (CD1)
(S) 7/14/2015- Vetoed on 07/13/2015 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1333). ESPERO, Baker, Galuteria, Shimabukuro JUD  HB366
GM1334 SB1324 SD2 HD1 CD1
Employees' Retirement System Benefits; Direct Payment to Former Spouse; Divorce
RELATING TO DIVORCE.
Provides statutory authority for the ERS to make direct payment of benefits to a former spouse of a member pursuant to valid court judgment, order, or decree for divorce. Allows for the ERS board to adopt rules to assess fees for filing, for processing costs, and a ten per cent administrative fee. Effective January 1, 2018. Requires the ERS to adopt rules pursuant to chapter 91, HRS, upon the approval of this Act. (CD1)
(S) 7/14/2015- Vetoed on 07/13/2015 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1334). SHIMABUKURO LAB, JUD, FIN  HB1370