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SB305 SD1 HD1
Hawaii Health Systems Corporation; Electronic Smoking Devices; Tobacco Products; Prohibition
RELATING TO USE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND E-CIGARETTES ON HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION PREMISES.
Prohibits the use of tobacco products and electronic smoking devices on the premises of Hawaii Health Systems Corporation facilities. (SB305 HD1)
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 025, on 04/26/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1125). GREEN, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, HARIMOTO, RUDERMAN, WAKAI, Espero, Gabbard, Ihara, Keith-Agaran, Riviere, Shimabukuro CPH
SB805
Nursing; Practical Nurse; Registered Nurse
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Removes the sunset provision from Act 255, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012, relating to the definitions of "the practice of nursing as a licensed practical nurse" and "the practice of nursing as a registered nurse".
(S) 3/28/2016- Act 002, 03/24/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1102). GREEN HLT, CPC
SB911 SD2 HD2 CD1
Latex Gloves; Prohibitions
RELATING TO LATEX.
Prohibits the use of latex gloves by personnel working in food establishments or by personnel providing ambulance services or emergency medical services beginning on 1/1/2017. Prohibits the use of latex gloves, with limited exceptions, by personnel working in dental health facilities or health care facilities beginning on 1/1/2017. (CD1)
(S) 7/1/2016- Act 180, 07/01/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1282). CHUN OAKLAND, BAKER CPH, WAM  HB1238
SB1079 SD1 HD1 CD1
Appropriations for Collective Bargaining Cost Items; Units (3), (4), (14) ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.
Authorizes and appropriates funds for collective bargaining cost items for Bargaining Units (3), (4) and (14) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 20152017. (CD1)
(S) 4/15/2016- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 610). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB910
SB1311 SD2 HD1 CD1
Licensed Behavior Analyst; Practitioner; Direct Support Worker; Psychologist; Healthcare Professional
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Exempts a licensed or credentialed practitioner practicing within the practitioner's own recognized scope of practice from licensure and certification requirements. Temporarily exempts from the licensing requirements for the practice of behavior analysis, direct support workers who provide autism treatment services pursuant to an Individualized Education Plan. Requires the Department of Education to report to the Legislature on implementing measures to comply with the licensure and certification requirements. (CD1)
(S) 6/23/2016- Act 107, 06/22/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1208). TOKUDA, CHUN OAKLAND EDN, HLT/CPC, FIN  HB1440
SB2076 SD2 HD1 CD1
Durable Medical Equipment; Licensure; Office of Health Care Assurance Special Fund
RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.
Establishes a durable medical equipment supplier license program for suppliers of durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and related supplies through the office of health care assurance. Allows license fees to be deposited into the office of health care assurance special fund. Amends the cap on amounts of the office of health care assurance special fund that may be used per fiscal year. Amends the balance of the office of health care assurance special fund above which moneys are deposited into the general fund. Takes effect on 1/1/2017. (CD1)
(H) 6/30/2016- Act 137, on 06/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1239). CHUN OAKLAND, IHARA, Galuteria, Nishihara, L. Thielen HLT, CPC, FIN  HB1673
SB2077 SD1 HD2 CD2
ERS; HHSC; Separation Benefits; Early Retirement; EUTF
RELATING TO SEPARATION BENEFITS.
Authorizes HHSC employees facing position abolishment, reduction-in-force, or workforce restructuring to opt to receive either severance benefits or a special retirement benefit in lieu of exercising any reduction-in-force rights. Requires the State to pay a monthly contribution for employees separated from service as a result of Act 103, Session Laws of Hawaii 2015. (CD2)
(H) 7/28/2016- Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 4) motion to override veto that was approved and carried by a 2/3 vote by the members of the Senate. TANIGUCHI LAB, FIN  HB2446
SB2106 HD1 CD1
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Witnesses in Criminal Cases; Per Diem Payments
RELATING TO WITNESSES.
Increases the per diem payments for out-of-state witnesses in criminal cases. Increases the per diem payment supplement for witnesses from any island other than the island on which the court is located, when that witness is required to stay overnight. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2016- Act 159, 06/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1261). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD, FIN  HB1662
SB2107
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Pen Register; Definition
RELATING TO PEN REGISTERS.
Amends the definition of "pen register" to include cell phones and other communications devices among those that the numbers transmitted to and from may be recorded.
(S) 4/28/2016- Act 028, 04/28/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1128). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, JUD  HB1663
SB2108 HD1 CD1
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Criminal Process Records; Production of Records
RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCESS.
Amends the definition of "criminal process" to include administrative subpoenas issued by the attorney general and county prosecutors for the purposes of production of records. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2016- Act 160, 06/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1262). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD, FIN  HB1664
SB2121 SD1 HD1 CD1
Public Meetings; Sunshine Law; County Council Members
RELATING TO PUBLIC AGENCY MEETINGS AND RECORDS.
Repeals the June 30, 2016, sunset date of limited statutory exemptions from open meeting requirements which permit county council members to attend public meetings of other boards or community groups. Requires the county councils to submit annual reports to the Legislature on the effectiveness of procedural requirements to effectuate the exemption. (CD1)
(H) 6/8/2016- Act 056, on 06/06/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1157). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD  HB1644
SB2131 SD2 HD2 CD1
Naphtha Fuel; Fuel Tax; Power Generation; High Technology Special Fund
RELATING TO ENERGY.
Clarifies that naphtha fuel, used in a power-generating facility, is subject to the fuel tax at a rate of 2 cents per gallon retroactive to January 1, 2016. Clarifies the deposit requirements of the high technology special fund. (CD1)
(S) 6/21/2016- Act 076, 06/20/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1177). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) EEP, FIN
SB2163 SD2 HD2
Service of Process; Water Pollution; Solid Waste Pollution; Notice
RELATING TO SERVICE OF PROCESS.
Allows notice of a water pollution and solid waste pollution violation to be given via a posting on a searchable government website and a sign conspicuously posted on the property, if appropriate, when attempts to serve the notice in person and by mail have been unsuccessful. (SB2163 HD2)
(S) 5/2/2016- Act 045, 04/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1145). SHIMABUKURO, GREEN, INOUYE, RUDERMAN, Espero, Gabbard, Wakai WAL, JUD  HB1933
SB2181 SD2 HD2
Terminally Ill Patients; Investigational Drugs; Biological Products
RELATING TO ACCESS TO TREATMENT FOR TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS.
Permits manufacturers of investigational drugs or biological products beginning on January 1, 2017 to make these drugs and products available to terminally ill patients under certain conditions. (SB2181 HD2)
(S) 5/2/2016- Vetoed on 04/29/2016 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1146). ESPERO, GREEN, Baker, Kidani, Shimabukuro HLT, JUD
SB2196 SD2 HD1 CD1
Law Enforcement Officer Independent Review Board; Establishment; Law Enforcement Officer; Law Enforcement Agency; Department of the Attorney General; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER INDEPENDENT REVIEW BOARD.
Establishes the law enforcement officer independent review board within the department of the attorney general to investigate incidents of officer-involved death. Appropriates funds for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. Effective July 1, 2017. Repeals June 30, 2022. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2016- Act 161, 06/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1263). ESPERO, L. THIELEN, Baker, Shimabukuro JUD, FIN
SB2213 SD2 HD1 CD1
Nursing Facility Sustainability Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE NURSING FACILITY SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
Continues the nursing facility sustainability program for one additional year. Appropriates funds out of the nursing facility sustainability program special fund for fiscal year 2016-2017. (CD1)
(H) 6/8/2016- Act 059, on 06/06/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1160). CHUN OAKLAND, BAKER, GREEN, NISHIHARA HLT/HUS, FIN  HB1942
SB2217 SD2 HD1 CD1
East Kauai Water Users' Cooperative; Agriculture; Irrigation; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Appropriates funds for operation, repair, maintenance, and improvement costs for the East Kauai Irrigation System by the East Kauai Water Users' Cooperative. (CD1)
(S) 7/1/2016- Act 174, 06/30/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1276). KOUCHI WAL, AGR, FIN  HB1872
SB2246
Driver's Licensing; Penalties; Refusal to Submit to Testing
RELATING TO TESTING FOR INTOXICANTS.
Repeals section 291E-68, Hawaii Revised Statutes, regarding refusing to submit to a breath, blood, or urine test for those arrested for the use of intoxicants while operating a vehicle. Makes conforming amendments to section 291E-15, Hawaii Revised Statutes.
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 017, on 04/26/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1117). KEITH-AGARAN, Baker, Dela Cruz, Galuteria, Nishihara, Shimabukuro TRN, JUD  HB1831
SB2256 SD1
Driver's License; Korean Conflict Veterans
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER LICENSING.
Authorizes issuance of driver's licenses with the notation of "veteran" for persons who are veterans of the Korean conflict and persons who served in the armed forces of the Republic of Korea, who fought under the command of the United Nations led by the United States, during the Korean conflict and are currently United States citizens. (SD1)
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 024, on 04/26/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1124). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) VMI, FIN  HB2196
SB2289 SD1 HD1 CD1
Labor; Employers; Records
RELATING TO LABOR.
Requires employers to keep a record of the former physical addresses and current physical address of the employer and the North American Industry Classification System code applicable to the employer. Deletes anachronistic provision pertaining to insurance plan information. (CD1)
(S) 7/1/2016- Act 190, 07/01/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1292). KEITH-AGARAN, Shimabukuro LAB, FIN  HB2014
SB2298 SD1 HD1 CD1
Uniform Acts; Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act; Digital Assets
RELATING TO THE UNIFORM FIDUCIARY ACCESS TO DIGITAL ASSETS ACT.
Adopts the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, which provides authority to plan for the management and disposition of digital assets. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2016- Act 162, 06/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1264). KEITH-AGARAN, English, Shimabukuro CPC, JUD, FIN  HB2115
SB2310
Domestic Abuse; Mutual Protective Orders
RELATING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE PROTECTIVE ORDERS.
Prohibits the court from granting mutual protective orders unless separate petitions are filed.
(H) 4/13/2016- Act 004, on 04/11/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1104). L. THIELEN, BAKER, ESPERO, GREEN, KIDANI, SHIMABUKURO, TOKUDA, Inouye, Kim HUS, JUD  HB1905
SB2312 SD1 HD1
Sexual Conduct; Promotion of Child Abuse; Obscenity
RELATING TO THE PENAL CODE.
Expands the definition of the term "sexual conduct" as that term is used in the offenses of promoting child abuse to include specific types of conduct. Amends the definition of "sexual conduct" as that term is used in the offenses of promoting child abuse and obscenity to repeal references to homosexuality and lesbianism. (SB2312 HD1)
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 016, on 04/26/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1116). L. THIELEN, BAKER, ESPERO, GREEN, INOUYE, SHIMABUKURO, TOKUDA, Kidani, Kim, Riviere JUD  HB1908
SB2315 SD2 HD2
Breastfeeding; Jury Duty; Exemption
RELATING TO JURY DUTY.
Exempts from jury duty a woman who is breastfeeding or expressing breast milk for a period of two years from the birth of the child. (SB2315 HD2)
(S) 5/4/2016- Act 046, 05/03/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1147). SHIMABUKURO, GREEN, Baker, Espero, Inouye, Kidani, Kim, Tokuda HUS, JUD  HB2585
SB2317 SD2 HD1 CD1
Department of Health; Child and Maternal Death Reviews; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Requires the Department of Health to submit annual reports to the Legislature relating to child and maternal deaths and death reviews in the State. Requires, upon written request from the Director of Health, all providers of health care or social services and county and state agencies to disclose child death review information, under certain conditions. Allows the Department of Health to conduct multidisciplinary and multiagency reviews of maternal deaths. Requires, upon written request from the Director of Health, all providers of health care or social services and county and state agencies to, under certain conditions, provide information or other materials relating to the condition and treatment of any person to the Department of Health, or its designee, for studies to reduce maternal morbidity or mortality. Appropriates funds to the Department of Health to conduct child death reviews and implement a program to perform maternal death reviews. (CD1)
(S) 7/6/2016- Act 203, 07/05/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1305). BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, ESPERO, GREEN, INOUYE, KIDANI, SHIMABUKURO, Ihara, Kim, Riviere, L. Thielen, Tokuda HLT, FIN  HB1898
SB2319 SD1 HD3 CD1
Insurance; Prescription Contraceptive Supplies; Reimbursement
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Requires health insurers in the State, including health benefits plans under the Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund and Medicaid managed care programs, to cover reimbursement for contraceptive supplies intended to last for up to a twelve-month period for an insured. (CD1)
(S) 7/6/2016- Act 205, 07/05/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1307). KIDANI, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, GREEN, INOUYE, SHIMABUKURO, TOKUDA, Espero, Ihara HLT, CPC, FIN  HB1895
SB2330 SD2 HD2 CD1
Hospital Sustainability Program; Extension; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
Extends the hospital sustainability program for an additional year. Amends the purposes for which moneys in the hospital sustainability program special fund, may be used. Amends the assessment schedule, scope of application, and rates of the hospital sustainability fee. Appropriates funds out of the hospital sustainability program special fund for fiscal year 2016-2017. (CD1)
(H) 6/8/2016- Act 060, on 06/06/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161). BAKER, ENGLISH, GREEN, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, TOKUDA, Espero, Gabbard, Ihara HLT/HUS, FIN  HB1941
SB2333 SD1
Marriage and Family Therapists; Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
RELATED TO LICENSED MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS.
Permits marriage and family therapists licensed pursuant to chapter 451J, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to use the title "licensed marriage and family therapist". Makes conforming amendments. (SD1)
(S) 4/28/2016- Act 029, 04/28/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1129). BAKER, ENGLISH, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, RUDERMAN, Espero, Gabbard, Ihara, Nishihara, Taniguchi CPC, JUD  HB1629
SB2341 SD1
Respiratory Therapists; Regulation
RELATING TO RESPIRATORY THERAPISTS.
Makes permanent the regulation of respiratory therapists under chapter 466D, Hawaii Revised Statutes. (SD1)
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 014, on 04/25/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1114). BAKER, ENGLISH, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, Espero, Gabbard, Ihara, Nishihara, Ruderman HLT, CPC  HB1857
SB2375 SD1 HD1 CD1
Transportation; Speed Limit; Daniel K. Inouye Highway
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Establishes speed limits for the Daniel K. Inouye highway of sixty miles-per-hour beginning at mile marker 12 and forty-five miles-per-hour or any other speed limit as determined by law beginning at the Pohakuloa training area and ending one-half mile east of the Mauna Kea county park entrance. Effective 1/1/2017. (CD1)
(S) 7/1/2016- Act 197, 07/01/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1299). INOUYE, Gabbard, Kidani TRN
SB2383 SD2 HD2
Hawaii Health Connector; Repeal; Transition
RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH CONNECTOR.
Repeals the Hawaii Health Connector (Connector) as part of the transition to a federally supported, state-based exchange. Specifies that any debts and liabilities of the Connector remain that of the Connector and do not constitute the debts and liabilities of the State. Specifies that the provisions in the measure shall not diminish or limit the consumer protections contained in or alter the provisions of the Hawaii Prepaid Health Care Act. (SB2383 HD2)
(S) 5/2/2016- Act 044, 04/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1144). BAKER, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, RIVIERE, TOKUDA, Ruderman HLT, CPC, FIN  HB2479
SB2384 SD1 HD1 CD1
Licensing; State-licensed Care Facilities; State-certified Care Facilities; Marijuana Dispensaries; Unannounced Visits; Unannounced Inspections; Report
RELATING TO LICENSING INSPECTIONS.
Requires the department of health to: (1) conduct unannounced visits and inspections, including inspections for relicensing and recertification, for certain state-licensed or state-certified care facilities beginning on July 1, 2019, and unannounced inspections for license renewals for medical marijuana production centers and dispensaries beginning on July 1, 2016; and (2) submit reports to the legislature prior to the regular sessions of 2017, 2018, and 2019 on the number of visits and inspections by the department of health on the specified state-licensed or state-certified care facilities and general outcomes and corrective actions taken. (CD1)
(S) 7/1/2016- Act 184, 07/01/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1286). BAKER, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, TOKUDA, Gabbard HLT/JUD, FIN
SB2387 SD2 HD1 CD1
Physical Examination; Education; Health
RELATING TO PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS.
Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year, requires a child to provide written documentation of a physical examination performed within twelve months prior to attending seventh grade at a public school. Requires DOH to provide information to assist students who do not complete the physical exam before December 31 of the seventh grade year and also requires DOH to provide consultations with those students' parents and guardians about health lifestyles and obtaining health insurance. (CD1)
(S) 7/1/2016- Act 185, 07/01/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1287). BAKER, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, TOKUDA, English, Espero, Gabbard, Galuteria, Ihara, Riviere EDN, HLT, FIN  HB1948
SB2392 SD2 HD3 CD1
Opioid Antagonist; Naloxone Hydrochloride; Drug Overdose Prevention; Emergency Response; Medical Immunity
RELATING TO OPIOID ANTAGONISTS.
Takes steps to reduce opioid-related drug related overdoses in the State by encouraging the use of opioid antagonists to assist individuals experiencing or at risk of experiencing an opioid-related drug overdose. (CD1)
(H) 6/17/2016- Act 068, on 06/16/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1169). BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, GALUTERIA, GREEN, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, RUDERMAN, SHIMABUKURO, English, Gabbard HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN  HB1671
SB2395 SD1 HD2 CD1
Telehealth; Insurance; Medicaid; Covered Services; Liability Insurance; Reimbursement; Disclosure; Requirements; EUTF
RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
Requires the State's medicaid managed care and fee-for-service programs to cover services provided through telehealth. Specifies that any telehealth services provided shall be consistent with all federal and state privacy, security, and confidentiality laws. Specifies medical professional liability insurance policy requirements with regard to telehealth coverage. Clarifies that reimbursement for services provided through telehealth shall be equivalent to reimbursement for the same services provided via face-to-face contact between a health care provider and a patient. Requires written disclosure of coverages and benefits associated with telehealth services. Requires that telehealth encompasses store and forward technologies, remote monitoring, live consultation, and mobile health. Ensures telehealth is covered when originating in a patient's home and other non-medical environments. Clarifies requirements for physicians and out-of-state physicians to establish a physician-patient relationship via telehealth. Requires that reimbursement requirements for telehealth services apply to all health benefits plans under chapter 87A, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Takes effect on 1/1/2017. (CD1)
(S) 7/8/2016- Act 226, 07/07/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1328). BAKER, GABBARD, KIDANI, RUDERMAN, SHIMABUKURO, TOKUDA, English, Riviere HLT/HUS, CPC, FIN  HB1944
SB2408 SD1 HD2 CD1
Real Property; Partition; Heirs Property; Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act
RELATING TO PARTITION OF HEIRS PROPERTY.
Adopts Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act. Establishes procedures and remedies for use in actions for partition of real property involving heirs property, real property held in tenancy in common that meets certain requirements. Effective 1/1/2017. (CD1)
(H) 7/13/2016- Act 260, on 07/12/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1369). KEITH-AGARAN, ENGLISH, GALUTERIA, KIDANI, SHIMABUKURO, Nishihara, Wakai CPC, JUD  HB2175
SB2439 SD1 HD1 CD1
Law Enforcement; Obstruction of Government Operations; Violation of Privacy in the Second Degree; Video Recording; Audio Recording; Photograph
RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.
Establishes exceptions to the offense of obstructing government operations and the offense of violation of privacy in the second degree for a person making a video or audio recording or photograph of a law enforcement officer while the officer is in the performance of duties in a public place or under circumstances in which the officer has no reasonable expectation of privacy; provided that the officer may take reasonable action to maintain safety and control, secure crime scenes and accident sites, protect the integrity and confidentiality of investigations, and protect the public safety and order. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2016- Act 164, 06/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1266). KEITH-AGARAN, Baker, Galuteria, Nishihara, Shimabukuro JUD, FIN  HB2105
SB2453 HD1 CD1
Aquatic Resources; Penalties; Educational Class; Community Service
RELATING TO AQUATIC RESOURCES PENALTIES.
Authorizes the court to require a person who violates certain laws pertaining to aquatic resources to: (1) complete an aquatic resources educational class administered by the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) in addition to or in lieu of paying a monetary fine; and (2) perform community service administered by DLNR in lieu of paying a monetary fine. (CD1)
(H) 6/17/2016- Act 067, on 06/16/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1168). KEITH-AGARAN, DELA CRUZ, GABBARD, KIDANI, Shimabukuro, Wakai OMH, JUD, FIN  HB2078
SB2476 SD2 HD2 CD1
Deaf; Hard of Hearing; Deaf-blind; Early Language Services; Working Group
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Enhances early intervention language services for children who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind. Requires the DOH, DOE, and Executive Office on Early Learning to establish a working group for the purposes of investigating issues related to resources and tools for parents of children who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind and improvements to the statewide system of services that support age-appropriate language development for children from birth to age five who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind. Requires working group to report to legislature. (CD1)
(S) 7/1/2016- Act 177, 06/30/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1279). CHUN OAKLAND, HARIMOTO, SHIMABUKURO, Galuteria HLT, EDN, FIN
SB2511
Broadband; Broadband Assistance Advisory Council
RELATING TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS.
Includes the Director of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism as a permanent member on the Broadband Assistance Advisory Council. Ensures a member from each county is represented through appointment on the council. Authorizes the chair of the council to designate representatives of other interested public and private sector organizations to serve as members of the council or the work groups of the council on an ad hoc basis as needed.
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 023, on 04/26/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1123). WAKAI, CHUN OAKLAND, INOUYE, KIDANI, Dela Cruz, English, Gabbard, Galuteria, Green, Harimoto, Keith-Agaran, Kim, Nishihara, Riviere, Slom, L. Thielen EDB, CPC  HB2549
SB2512 SD1 HD2 CD1
Animal Desertion; Penalties; Fines
RELATING TO ANIMALS.
Establishes penalties for the offense of pet animal or equine animal desertion. Imposes a fine not exceeding $1,000 for each desertion of each pet animal and equine animal and a fine not exceeding $2,000 for each recklessly caused death of or substantial bodily injury to each pet animal and equine animal, in addition to any other penalties. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2016- Act 165, 06/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1267). RIVIERE, SHIMABUKURO, Keith-Agaran, Kim, L. Thielen JUD, FIN  HB2245
SB2540 HD1 CD1
Department of Health Forensic Facility; Governor's Negotiation
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
Authorizes the Governor, with the assistance of the Director of Health, to negotiate with any person for the development or expansion of a forensic facility of the Department of Health. Provides for an extended review and comment period for an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. (CD1)
(S) 6/22/2016- Act 090, 06/21/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1191). TOKUDA, BAKER, INOUYE, Dela Cruz, Gabbard HLT, FIN
SB2541
Information Technology; Chief Information Officer; Authorization to Use or Transfer Funds; State Budget
RELATING TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
Authorizes the State CIO to use or transfer funds, appropriated in the 2015 State budget Act, to executive departments and agencies for projects that have been approved by the governor.
(S) 4/22/2016- Act 011, 04/21/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1111). TOKUDA, KIDANI, Dela Cruz EDB, FIN
SB2542 SD2 HD1 CD1
State Facilities; Routine Repair and Maintenance; Funding Policy
RELATING TO REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
Establishes a full funding policy and budgetary procedures for routine repair and maintenance of state-owned buildings, facilities, and improvements, including Judiciary-owned facilities. (CD1)
(S) 7/12/2016- Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 233, 07/11/2016, (Gov. Msg. No. 1342). TOKUDA, DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, GALUTERIA, HARIMOTO, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, SHIMABUKURO, Baker FIN
SB2547 SD1 HD1 CD1
Tax Exemptions, Exclusions, and Credits; Auditor Review
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Requires the auditor to periodically review certain exemptions, exclusions, and credits under the general excise and use taxes, public service company tax, and insurance premium tax. Takes effect on 07/01/2017. (SB2547 CD1 Proposed)
(H) 7/13/2016- Act 261, on 07/12/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1370). TOKUDA, BAKER, DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, GALUTERIA, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, SHIMABUKURO FIN
SB2550 HD1 CD1
Federal Funding Policy Study; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO FEDERAL FUNDS.
Requires the Office of the Governor to prepare a federal funding policy study for the State of Hawaii. Requires an interim report to be submitted before the 2017 Regular Session and the final study to be submitted before the 2018 Regular Session. Makes an appropriation. (CD1)
(S) 7/7/2016- Act 225, 07/06/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1327). TOKUDA, BAKER, DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, GALUTERIA, HARIMOTO, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, SHIMABUKURO FIN
SB2551 HD1 CD1
Judiciary; Non-general Funds; Administratively Created Accounts or Funds; Report
RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS.
Requires the judiciary to submit an annual report to the legislature on the judiciary's management of non-general funds and administratively created accounts or funds. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2016- Act 166, 06/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1268). TOKUDA, BAKER, ENGLISH, GALUTERIA, HARIMOTO, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, SHIMABUKURO, Dela Cruz JUD, FIN
SB2552 SD1 HD1
Non-General Funds; Repeal; Transfer of Balances
RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS.
Repeals and abolishes various non-general funds and accounts, as recommended by the Auditor in Auditor's Report No. 15-17, and transfers unencumbered balances. Requires the Department of Health to conduct a study on the distribution of revenues derived from fees for birth, marriage, divorce, or death certificates. (SB2552 HD1)
(S) 5/2/2016- Act 043, 04/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1143). TOKUDA, BAKER, DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, GALUTERIA, HARIMOTO, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, SHIMABUKURO FIN
SB2553 HD1
Non-General Funds; Repeal; Transfer of Balances
RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS.
Repeals and transfers the unencumbered balances of various non-general funds and accounts recommended by the Auditor in Auditor's Report No. 15-19. (SB2553 HD1)
(S) 5/2/2016- Act 042, 04/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1142). TOKUDA, BAKER, DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, GALUTERIA, HARIMOTO, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, SHIMABUKURO FIN
SB2554
Constitutional Amendment; Disposition of Excess General Fund Revenues (ConAm)
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE VII, SECTION 6, OF THE HAWAII CONSTITUTION, RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF EXCESS REVENUES.
Proposes a constitutional amendment to add alternatives for the disposition of excess general fund revenues. Allows the appropriation of general funds for the pre-payment of general obligation bond debt service or pension or other post-employment benefit liabilities.
(S) 4/20/2016- Enrolled to Governor. TOKUDA, BAKER, DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, GALUTERIA, HARIMOTO, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, SHIMABUKURO JUD, FIN
SB2555 HD1 CD1
Emergency and Budget Reserve Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO STATE FUNDS.
Appropriates funds into the Emergency and Budget Reserve Fund for fiscal year 2015-2016 to comply with Article VII, section 6, of the Hawaii State Constitution, which requires, under certain economic conditions, that the legislature provide a tax credit to state taxpayers or make a deposit into one or more funds. (CD1)
(H) 6/8/2016- Act 064, on 06/06/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1165). TOKUDA, BAKER, DELA CRUZ, INOUYE, SHIMABUKURO, Gabbard FIN
SB2557 SD2 HD1 CD1
Concussions; Youth; Athletics; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CONCUSSIONS.
Expands the concussion educational program established under Act 197, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012, and incorporates additional concussion protocol program requirements. Appropriates funds to develop and implement the concussion monitoring and education program for school athletics and youth athletic activities, administer concussion testing to high school student athletes, and implement a concussion awareness program for youth athletics. (CD1)
(H) 7/13/2016- Act 262, on 07/12/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1371). TOKUDA, BAKER, DELA CRUZ, INOUYE, SHIMABUKURO, Gabbard HLT/EDN, FIN
SB2559 SD1 HD1 CD1
Homeless Shelters; Requirements
RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
Establishes minimum requirements for emergency shelters. Requires homeless shelter stipends to be paid for achievement of performance measures. Repeals the automatic annual adjustment of homeless shelter stipend amounts. Revises existing provisions on the establishment and collection of shelter and service payments from homeless families and individuals. Requires homeless service provider agencies to submit a financial audit to the Department of Human Services at least annually. (CD1)
(S) 7/12/2016- Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 234, 07/11/2016, (Gov. Msg. No. 1343). TOKUDA, DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, GALUTERIA, INOUYE, KIDANI, KOUCHI, Baker, Nishihara HUS, FIN
SB2560 SD2 HD1 CD1
Mental Health System; Homeless Individuals; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
Requires and appropriates funds for the department of health to provide treatment and care for homeless individuals with serious and persistent mental health challenges as a part of its comprehensive mental health system. (CD1)
(S) 7/1/2016- Act 186, 07/01/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1288). TOKUDA, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, GALUTERIA, INOUYE, KOUCHI, NISHIHARA, Kidani HLT/HUS, FIN
SB2561 SD2 HD1 CD1
Affordable Rental Housing Goal; Special Action Team on Rental Housing; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO RENTAL HOUSING.
Establishes a goal of developing or vesting the development of at least 22,500 affordable rental housing units ready for occupancy between 01/01/17 and 12/31/26. Establishes a temporary special action team on rental housing to make recommendations to the Governor, Legislature, and other parties to achieve the goal. Makes an appropriation. (CD1)
(H) 6/30/2016- Act 127, on 06/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1229). TOKUDA, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, GALUTERIA, INOUYE, KIDANI, KOUCHI, NISHIHARA HSG, FIN
SB2565
State Housing Sales Program; Repeal
RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.
Repeals the state housing sales program of the Hawaii public housing authority.
(S) 5/2/2016- Act 041, 04/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1141). TOKUDA, BAKER, DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, GALUTERIA, INOUYE, KIDANI, KOUCHI, NISHIHARA HSG, FIN
SB2566 SD1 HD1 CD1
Rental Housing Revolving Fund; Rental Assistance Revolving Fund; Transfer
RELATING TO HOUSING.
Transfers excess moneys from the rental assistance revolving fund to the rental housing revolving fund. (CD1)
(H) 6/30/2016- Act 128, on 06/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1230). TOKUDA, DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, GALUTERIA, INOUYE, KOUCHI, NISHIHARA, Baker, Kidani HSG, FIN
SB2583 HD1 CD1
Counties; Wastewater; Individual Systems
RELATING TO COMPOSTING TOILETS.
Mandates the counties to approve the installation and use of composting toilets in areas that are inaccessible to municipal wastewater systems. (CD1)
(H) 7/13/2016- Act 239, on 07/12/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1348). ENGLISH, CHUN OAKLAND, SHIMABUKURO, Baker, Dela Cruz, Espero, Galuteria, Inouye, Kim, Nishihara, Riviere HUS, FIN
SB2607 SD2 HD2
Student Data; Computer Services; Information Protection
RELATING TO STUDENT DATA MANAGEMENT.
Limits the ways in which the operator of a website, online service, online application, or mobile application working with the Department of Education can use student data. (SB2607 HD2)
(S) 5/2/2016- Act 040, 04/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1140). KIDANI, DELA CRUZ, HARIMOTO, NISHIHARA, WAKAI, Shimabukuro EDN, CPC, JUD  HB1712
SB2618 SD1 HD2 CD1
Interisland and Intra-island Ferry System; Feasibility Study; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Requires the department of transportation to conduct a feasibility study of establishing an interisland and intra-island ferry system. Makes an appropriation for the study. (CD1)
(S) 7/1/2016- Act 196, 07/01/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1298). KIDANI, GALUTERIA, INOUYE, NISHIHARA, Dela Cruz, Wakai TRN, FIN  HB2225
SB2630 SD1 HD1 CD1
Corrections; Committed Persons; Sale of Crafts; Correctional Industries Program; Reentry Academy for Training and Entrepreneurial Resources; RAFTER; Study; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
Authorizes Hawaii Correctional Industries to sell inmate-made products and services on the open market to the general public. Repeals the prohibition of the sale of such products on the open market. Requires Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to conduct a feasibility study on establishing a reentry academy for training and entrepreneurial resources (RAFTER). Appropriates funds. (CD1)
(S) 7/8/2016- Act 227, 07/07/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1329). ESPERO, NISHIHARA PBS, FIN
SB2645 SD2 HD1 CD1
Water Audits; Public Water Systems; Large Capacity Water Systems; Designated Water Management Areas; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO WATER AUDITS.
Requires the commission on water resource management to establish a program to provide technical assistance to the counties and public water systems to implement standardized water audits of public water systems. Makes an appropriation. (CD1)
(S) 7/1/2016- Act 169, 06/30/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1271). GABBARD, INOUYE, NISHIHARA, Espero, Galuteria, Kidani, Riviere, Ruderman, L. Thielen WAL, FIN  HB2041
SB2647 SD1 HD2
Wildlife; Species; Trafficking; Fines
RELATING TO NATURAL RESOURCES.
Prohibits the sale, offer to sell, purchase, trade, possession with intent to sell, or barter of any part or product from various animal and marine species. Provides exceptions to this prohibition, including for traditional cultural practices protected under the State Constitution. Imposes penalties for violations of the prohibition on trafficking animal parts and products. (SB2647 HD2)
(H) 6/24/2016- Act 125, on 06/23/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1226). GABBARD, Kim WAL, JUD
SB2652 SD2 HD2 CD1
Tax Credit; Renewable Fuels Production
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Establishes a 5-year renewable fuels production tax credit applicable to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2016. Repeals the ethanol facility tax credit. (CD1)
(S) 7/6/2016- Act 202, 07/05/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1304). GABBARD, CHUN OAKLAND, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, Harimoto, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Slom EEP, FIN
SB2659 SD2 HD1 CD1
Industrial Hemp; Agriculture; Pilot Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO INDUSTRIAL HEMP.
Establishes an industrial hemp pilot program to allow the cultivation of industrial hemp and distribution of its seed in Hawaii through limited activities by licensee-agents of the board of agriculture for purposes of agricultural or academic research. Appropriates funds for industrial hemp pilot program administrative costs and program coordinator and inspector positions within the department of agriculture. Repeals on June 30, 2021. (CD1)
(S) 7/8/2016- Act 228, 07/07/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1330). GABBARD, RUDERMAN, SHIMABUKURO, Dela Cruz, Wakai AGR, JUD, FIN
SB2660 HD2
Deregistration; Bureau of Conveyances; Fee Non-time Share Interests
RELATING TO BUREAU OF CONVEYANCES.
Removes the sunset date of Act 119, Session Laws of Hawaii 2013, as amended, thereby making permanent the voluntary deregistration process for fee non-time share interests. (HD2)
(S) 5/2/2016- Act 039, 04/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1139). BAKER, ENGLISH, ESPERO, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, TOKUDA, Ihara, Shimabukuro WAL, CPC, FIN  HB1628
SB2670 HD1 CD1
Licensing; Behavior Analysis; Behavior Analysts; Surcharge; License Fee; Renewal Fee; Direct Support Workers
RELATING TO BEHAVIOR ANALYSTS.
Reduces the surcharge on the license fee and renewal fee for behavior analysts from $100 to $50. Temporarily exempts from the licensing requirements for the practice of behavior analysis direct support workers who provide Medicaid home and community-based services pursuant to the Social Security Act through January 1, 2019. (CD1)
(S) 6/23/2016- Act 123, 06/22/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1224). BAKER, KIDANI, Riviere HLT/CPC, FIN  HB1856
SB2671 SD1 HD2 CD1
Veterinary Technicians; Veterinary Technology Practice; Registration; Titles; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO VETERINARY TECHNICIANS.
Beginning 7/1/2018, establishes requirements for the regulation of veterinary technicians and the practice of veterinary technology. Establishes registration requirements and limitations on use of titles for veterinary technicians. Appropriates funds to implement the registration of veterinary technicians. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2016- Act 147, 06/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1249). BAKER, KIDANI, Gabbard, Taniguchi CPC, FIN  HB1955
SB2672 SD1 HD1 CD1
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
RELATING TO ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES.
Amends various statutes to clarify the role of advanced practice registered nurses with regards to their authority and participation in the health care system. Amends definitions in the statutes to conform with the duties and responsibilities of advanced practice registered nurses. (CD1)
(S) 7/1/2016- Act 183, 07/01/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1285). BAKER, English, Espero, Gabbard, Kidani, Nishihara, Ruderman, Taniguchi, Tokuda HLT, CPC, FIN  HB1755
SB2673 SD2 HD2 CD1
Travel Agency; Activity Desk; Activities; Registration
RELATING TO TRAVEL AGENCIES.
Requires a travel agency that sells activities individually or as part of a tour package to register as an activity desk. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2016- Act 148, 06/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1250). BAKER, KIDANI, Wakai TOU, CPC
SB2675 SD1 HD2
Licensing; Reciprocal Discipline; Board of Dental Examiners; Hawaii Medical Board; Board of Nursing; Board of Pharmacy
RELATING TO LICENSING.
Authorizes the Board of Dental Examiners, Hawaii Medical Board, Board of Nursing, and Board of Pharmacy to deny a license to an applicant or impose disciplinary action against a licensee who has been disciplined by another state or a federal agency. Prohibits a licensee from practicing until a final order of discipline is issued if the licensee has been prohibited from practicing in another state. (SB2675 HD2)
(S) 5/2/2016- Act 038, 04/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1138). BAKER, ESPERO, INOUYE, RUDERMAN, SHIMABUKURO, TOKUDA, Kidani, Riviere HLT, CPC, JUD  HB2430
SB2680 SD1 HD1 CD1
Division of Financial Institutions; Financial Institutions; Fee Schedule
RELATING TO FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.
Clarifies and addresses inconsistencies within the fee schedule for financial institutions in chapter 412, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Repeals the credit union advisory board. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2016- Act 149, 06/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1251). BAKER, KIDANI, Espero, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Tokuda CPC, FIN
SB2723 SD1 HD2 CD1
Wages and Hours Enforcement; Penalties; Public Works; Government Contracts
RELATING TO ENFORCEMENT OF WAGE LAWS.
Amends the monetary penalties for contractors who violate wages and hours laws. (CD1)
(S) 7/1/2016- Act 192, 07/01/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1294). KEITH-AGARAN LAB, JUD, FIN  HB2473
SB2731 SD1 HD1 CD1
School Impact Fees; Housing Projects; Urban Honolulu
RELATING TO SCHOOLS.
Clarifies that developers of certain projects are subject to school impact fees, even when the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation or a corresponding county agency participates in the development of the projects. Provides that in urban Honolulu, fee in lieu funds may be used to purchase completed construction, construct new school facilities, improve or renovate existing structures for school use, or lease land or facilities for school use. (CD1)
(H) 7/13/2016- Act 237, on 07/12/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1346). TOKUDA, KIDANI, Galuteria EDN, FIN
SB2775
State Innovation Waiver, Affordable Care Act
RELATING TO THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT SECTION 1332 STATE INNOVATION WAIVER.
Authorizes the State to submit and implement a waiver from certain provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 013, on 04/25/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1113). BAKER (Introduced by request of another party) HLT/LAB, FIN  HB2478
SB2788 HD1 CD1
Molokai Irrigation System Water Users Advisory Board
RELATING TO THE MOLOKAI IRRIGATION SYSTEM WATER USERS ADVISORY BOARD.
Amends eligibility requirements for membership on the Molokai Irrigation System Water Users Advisory Board. Makes agents, officers, and employees of system users eligible and removes requirement that members be an active general excise tax licensee. (CD1)
(S) 7/1/2016- Act 175, 06/30/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1277). ENGLISH, INOUYE, KIDANI, Ihara, Ruderman, Shimabukuro AGR/WAL, FIN  HB2654
SB2807 SD2
Consolidation of the Office of Information Management and Technology and the Information and Communication Services Division
RELATING TO ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES.
Consolidates the Office of Information Management and Technology and the Information and Communication Services Division of the Department of Accounting and General Services, including all related information technology functions, in the Office of Enterprise Technology Services under the direction of the Chief Information Officer. Takes effect on 7/2/2016. (SD2)
(H) 6/8/2016- Act 058, on 06/06/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1159). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  HB2278
SB2811 SD2 HD1
Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights
RELATING TO PARENTAL RIGHTS.
Provides that parental rights may be terminated if the court determines, by clear and convincing evidence, that the child was conceived as a result of a sexual assault. Creates a presumption that termination of parental rights is in the best interest of the child if the child was conceived as a result of the sexual assault. (SB2811 HD1)
(S) 7/7/2016- Act 213, 07/06/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1315). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HUS, JUD  HB2282
SB2812 SD2 HD2 CD1
Charitable Solicitation; Professional Solicitors; Required Disclosures; Donors; Registration; Reports
RELATING TO CHARITABLE SOLICITATION.
Amends Hawaii's charitable registration and solicitation law to require affirmative disclosures to donors by professional solicitors; clarify exemptions from registration; authorize the Department of the Attorney General to issue cease and desist orders and impose administrative fines; and make other technical amendments. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2016- Act 163, 06/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1265). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC/JUD, FIN  HB2283
SB2813 SD1
Guardianship; Gun Control
RELATING TO GUARDIANSHIP.
Requires the courts to provide information relating to adult guardianships 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. Requires the Hawaii criminal justice data center to maintain orders of appointment or information from orders of appointment for use in firearms permitting and registration. Takes effect January 1, 2017. (SD1)
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 019, on 04/26/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1119). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD  HB2284
SB2816 SD1 HD2
Criminal Trespass; State Lands; State Highways
RELATING TO CRIMINAL TRESPASS.
Adds the offense of criminal trespass onto state lands to the penal code. Amends criminal trespass in the second degree to apply to government agricultural property regardless of whether it is fenced, enclosed, or otherwise secured. (SB2816 HD2)
(S) 5/3/2016- Recommitted to JDL. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) WAL, JUD  HB2287
SB2823 HD1
Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation; Executive Director Salary
RELATING TO THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
Authorizes the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation Board of Directors to set the salary of the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation Executive Director in an amount not to exceed the salary of the Director of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism. (SB2823 HD1)
(S) 6/22/2016- Act 091, 06/21/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1192). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HSG, FIN  HB2294
SB2825 SD1
Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems; Board of Directors Membership
RELATING TO THE PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL SPACE CENTER FOR EXPLORATION SYSTEMS.
Eliminates the ex officio National Aeronautics and Space Administration representative from the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems Board. (SD1)
(H) 4/4/2016- Act 003, on 03/31/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1103). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) EDB  HB2296
SB2833 SD2 HD2 CD1
Low-income Housing Tax Credit
RELATING TO THE LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT.
Increases funding for affordable rental housing development by making the State Low-Income Housing Tax Credit more valuable. Reduces State Tax Credit period from ten to five years. Repeals 12/31/2021. (CD1)
(H) 6/30/2016- Act 129, on 06/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1231). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HSG, FIN  HB2304
SB2835 SD1 HD1
Appropriations for Collective Bargaining Cost Items; Bargaining Unit (8) ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.
To provide fund authorizations and appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for collective bargaining unit (8) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 20152017. (SB2835 HD1)
(S) 5/11/2016- Act 051, 05/10/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1152). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB2306
SB2836 SD1 HD2
Appropriations for Collective Bargaining Cost Items; Bargaining Unit (14) ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.
Authorizes and appropriates funds for collective bargaining cost items for Collective Bargaining Unit 14 and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 20152017. (SB2836 HD2)
(S) 5/11/2016- Act 050, 05/10/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1151). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB2307
SB2838 SD1
Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund
RELATING TO INVESTMENTS OF THE HAWAII EMPLOYER-UNION HEALTH BENEFITS TRUST FUND.
Repeals certain restrictions on investments that can be made by the Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund. (SD1)
(S) 4/28/2016- Act 030, 04/28/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1130). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB2309
SB2841
Employees' Retirement System; Employer Retirement Contributions
RELATING TO PAYMENTS BY EMPLOYERS TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Confirms that employer contributions to the Employees' Retirement System may be made in advance or on a monthly basis.
(S) 4/28/2016- Act 031, 04/28/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1131). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB2312
SB2845 HD1 CD1
Appropriations; Kapalama Military Reservation; Hawaii Health Systems Corporation ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS TO REPAY GENERAL FUND CASH ADVANCES.
Appropriates funds for fiscal year 20162017 to repay prior general fund cash advances for the purchase of lands of the former Kapalama Military Reservation and for the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation. (CD1)
(S) 6/21/2016- Act 077, 06/20/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1178). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB2316
SB2849 SD1 HD1 CD1
Escrow Depositories; Division of Financial Institutions; Change in Control; Controlling Person; NMLS; Principal; Transfer or Sale; Fee; License; Criminal History Record Checks
RELATING TO ESCROW DEPOSITORIES.
Clarifies the escrow depositories law by: adding definitions; authorizing the commissioner of financial institutions to use NMLS for its escrow depositories program; adding criminal history record check and disclosure requirements to licensure and change in control applications; updating the escrow depository license renewal date for consistency with NMLS; clarifying sale or transfer of license or change in control requirements; and updating certain fees. (CD1)
(S) 7/7/2016- Act 224, 07/06/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1326). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC/JUD, FIN  HB2320
SB2850 SD2 HD1 CD1
Division of Financial Institutions; Mortgage Loan Originators; Mortgage Servicers; Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act
RELATING TO MORTGAGE INDUSTRY REGULATION.
Amends laws pertaining to mortgage loan originators and mortgage loan servicers by clarifying the applicable scope of each chapter, making terminology more consistent across both chapters, and updating references to and provisions implementing controlling federal law. (CD1)
(S) 6/23/2016- Act 122, 06/22/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1223). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  HB2321
SB2851 SD1
Property Insurance; Hawaii Property Insurance Association; Lava Zone; State of Emergency; Moratorium; Determination of Availability of Insurance
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Requires the Insurance Commissioner to determine whether residential property insurance is unavailable due to a moratorium on insurance policies in a lava zone during a state of emergency due to lava flow. (SD1)
(H) 4/13/2016- Act 006, on 04/11/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1106). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC  HB2322
SB2853 SD2 HD1 CD1
Insurance; Risk Management and Own Risk and Solvency Assessment Act; Captive Insurance Companies; Model Risk Retention Act
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Adopts the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Risk Management and Own Risk and Solvency Assessment Model Act. Applies certain requirements for risk-based capital provisions, severability, and notice provisions to risk retention captive insurance companies. Incorporates revisions to the NAIC Model Risk Retention Act. (CD1)
(H) 6/30/2016- Act 140, on 06/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1242). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  HB2324
SB2854 SD2 HD1 CD1
Property Insurance; Premium Tax; Electronic Filing; Electronic Payments; Short-term Health Policies; Child Health Supervision Services; Claim Filer; Risk Retention; Captive Insurance; Mental Illness Benefits; Duty to Respond; Visual or Optometric Services Coverage; Surgical or Emergency Services Coverage; Contraceptive Services
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Makes various amendments in the Insurance Code relating to property insurance, market conduct, insurance premium taxes, insurance contracts, accident and health or sickness insurance, claim filing, captive insurance companies, duty to respond, mental health and alcohol and drug abuse treatment insurance benefits, Hawaii hurricane relief fund, covered services, mutual benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations. (CD1)
(H) 6/30/2016- Act 141, on 06/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1243). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  HB2325
SB2856
Office of Consumer Protection; Service of Process; Subpoena; Investigators
RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION.
Clarifies scope of Office of Consumer Protection investigator powers.
(H) 4/13/2016- Act 005, on 04/11/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1105). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD  HB2327
SB2861 SD2 HD1 CD1
Repeal; Joint Formulary Advisory Committee; Board of Nursing
RELATING TO THE JOINT FORMULARY ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
Repeals the Joint Formulary Advisory Committee established by the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs. Allows the Board of Nursing to be the sole authority that determines the exclusionary formulary for qualified advanced practice registered nurses with prescriptive authority. (CD1)
(S) 6/22/2016- Act 092, 06/21/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1193). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HLT, CPC, FIN  HB2332
SB2862
Nursing; Nursys; Licensure; Identifying Information
RELATING TO NURSING.
Allows the Board of Nursing to more fully participate in Nursys, a national database for nurse licensees by sharing license and disciplinary action information.
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 018, on 04/26/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1118). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, JUD  HB2333
SB2863 SD2 HD1 CD1
Massage Therapy; Massage Therapists; Massage Therapist Apprentices; Licensees; Violations; Citation; Fines
RELATING TO CITATIONS FOR MASSAGE THERAPY VIOLATIONS.
Authorizes the issuance of a citation for specific violations of massage therapy laws or rules by licensees. Establishes a process for licensees to contest the citation. Provides for the assessment of fines for each violation. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2016- Act 146, 06/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1248). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, JUD, FIN  HB2334
SB2873
Orders For Immediate Protection
RELATING TO ORDERS FOR IMMEDIATE PROTECTION.
Amends section 346-231, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to address inconsistencies in statutory requirements regarding orders for immediate protection; and allows the Department of Human Services discretion when to seek an order for immediate protection of vulnerable adults.
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 022, on 04/26/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1122). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HUS, JUD  HB2344
SB2874
Certified Nurse Aides
RELATING TO CERTIFIED NURSE AIDES.
Repeals section 346-47 and amends sections 457A-1.5, 457A-2, and 457A-3, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to delete references to the Department of Human Services as licensing or certifying health care settings; and deletes references to the Department of Human Services investigating and disciplining certified nurse aides employed in health care settings.
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 021, on 04/26/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1121). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HUS/HLT, JUD  HB2345
SB2878 SD1 HD1
Youth Transitioning From Foster Care; Deadline Extension; Higher Education Financial Assistance
RELATING TO YOUTH TRANSITIONING FROM FOSTER CARE.
Extends the application deadline for financial assistance for higher education available to foster or former foster youth, clarifies that financial assistance is for related higher education costs, and clarifies eligibility and program requirements of the Young Adult Voluntary Foster Care Program. (SB2878 HD1)
(H) 6/30/2016- Act 134, on 06/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1236). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HUS, FIN  HB2349
SB2885 SD1
Birth Defects Program; Use of Data
RELATING TO BIRTH DEFECTS.
Authorizes the use of birth defects data for education of health care providers to reduce morbidity or mortality and to increase physicians' knowledge of resources available for families of persons with birth defects. (SD1)
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 020, on 04/26/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1120). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HLT  HB2356
SB2886 SD2 HD2 CD1
Adolescent Mental Health Services; Age of Consent
RELATING TO AGE OF CONSENT FOR ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES.
Reduces barriers to accessing mental health services for minors by lowering the age of consent to receive treatment and services, other than prescription medication or out-of-home or residential treatment, from eighteen years of age to fourteen years. (CD1)
(S) 7/1/2016- Act 181, 07/01/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1283). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HLT, JUD, FIN  HB2357
SB2887 SD1
Developmental Disabilities
RELATING TO DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
Amends the definition of "developmental disabilities" in section 333F-1, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to include children from birth to age 9 who have a substantial developmental delay or specific congenital or acquired condition and without services and supports, have a high probability of meeting criteria for developmental disabilities later in life. (SD1)
(S) 4/28/2016- Act 032, 04/28/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1132). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HUS/HLT, FIN  HB2358
SB2888 SD2 HD2 CD1
Forensic Mental Health Procedures; Examinations; Fitness to Proceed; Penal Responsibility
RELATING TO FORENSIC MENTAL HEALTH PROCEDURES.
Ensures the timely administration of mental health examinations. Separates examination for fitness to proceed from examinations to determine capacity for penal responsibility. Clarifies the procedure after a finding of unfit to proceed to reevaluate and restore fitness to proceed. (CD1)
(S) 7/1/2016- Act 198, 07/01/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1300). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HLT, JUD, FIN  HB2359
SB2896 SD1 HD2 CD1
Hawaii Employment Relations Act; Prevention of Unfair Labor Practices
RELATING TO THE PREVENTION OF UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICES.
Allows the Hawaii Labor Relations Board the option of serving complaints and notices of hearings via first class mail or by electronic means. (CD1)
(S) 7/1/2016- Act 191, 07/01/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1293). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, CPC  HB2367
SB2904 HD1 CD1
Aquatic Mitigation Bank
RELATING TO AQUATIC MITIGATION BANKS.
Authorizes the Department of Land and Natural Resources to establish and operate aquatic mitigation banks to restore, create, enhance, or preserve aquatic habitats or resources as compensatory mitigation. (CD1)
(S) 7/6/2016- Act 211, 07/05/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1313). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) OMH, FIN  HB2375
SB2906 HD2
Threatened and Endangered Species
RELATING TO SECTION 13 OF ACT 380, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 1997.
Removes the sunset date on the use of new safe harbor agreements, habitat conservation plans, and incidental take licenses as recovery options for conserving and protecting the State's threatened and endangered species. Requires a biennial report. (SB2906 HD2)
(S) 5/2/2016- Act 037, 04/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1137). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) EEP, JUD, FIN  HB2377
SB2910 SD2 HD1 CD1
Commissioners of Deeds; Rules; Fees; Administrative Fines; Office of the Lieutenant Governor; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO TIME SHARE COMMISSIONERS OF DEEDS.
Clarifies the Lieutenant Governor's rulemaking authority relating to commissioners of deeds. Authorizes the Lieutenant Governor to assess and collect fees and administrative fines. Clarifies that the Lieutenant Governor is responsible for the commissioners of deeds program. Increases the surety bond requirement for commissioners of deeds. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
(S) 6/21/2016- Act 078, 06/20/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1179). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  HB2381
SB2912 SD2 HD1
Statewide Integrated Sex Offender Treatment Program
RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE INTEGRATED SEX OFFENDER TREATMENT PROGRAM.
Aligns state programs with nationally recognized best practices in the assessment, evaluation, treatment, and supervision of adult and certain juvenile sex offenders. Identifies the coordinating body for the sex offender treatment program as the "Sex Offender Management Team" that may consider individual patient files in meetings that are closed to the public. (SB2912 HD1)
(S) 5/2/2016- Act 036, 04/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1136). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD  HB2383
SB2914 SD1 HD1
Correctional Facilities; Court Orders to Provide Medical Treatment
RELATING TO COURT ORDERS TO PROVIDE MEDICAL TREATMENT IN CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.
Amends procedures and criteria for involuntary medical treatment of inmates and detainees in correctional facilities by court order. (SB2914 HD1)
(S) 5/2/2016- Act 035, 04/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1135). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) PBS/JUD, FIN  HB2385
SB2915 SD2 HD1 CD1
Uniform Controlled Substances Act; Electronic Prescriptions
RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT.
Updates the Uniform Controlled Substances Act to make it consistent with amendments in federal controlled substances law. Clarifies existing definitions to be consistent with federal controlled substance law; and adds new definitions to allow the use of "delegates" by practitioners and pharmacists to access the electronic prescription accountability system. Clarifies that individuals that conduct reverse distribution with controlled substances must register with the Department of Public Safety and follow appropriate controlled substance statutes and rules. Allows for the posting of updates to Hawaii's drug schedules on the department's website. Requires that all practitioners, except veterinarians, and pharmacies register to utilize the electronic prescription accountability system when they obtain a controlled substance registration. Authorizes the Department of Public Safety Narcotics Enforcement Division Administrator to allow access to state, county, or federal regulatory agencies to the database when conducting joint regulatory investigations. Deletes the requirement for a pseudoephedrine permit for transporting over 3 packages of pseudoephedrine. (CD1)
(S) 7/7/2016- Act 218, 07/06/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1320). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HLT, JUD, FIN  HB2386
SB2916 SD1 HD1
Public Safety; Firearms; Parole; Reincarceration
RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
Includes misdemeanor offenses under chapter 134, Hawaii Revised Statutes, relating to firearms, ammunition, and dangerous weapons, to the offenses that disqualify retaken and reimprisoned parolees from provisions regarding reincarceration and credit for time served. (SB2916 HD1)
(S) 5/2/2016- Act 034, 04/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1134). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) PBS, JUD  HB2387
SB2921 HD1
Conformity to the Internal Revenue Code for 2015; Income Tax; Estate and Generation-skipping Transfer Tax
RELATING TO CONFORMITY TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.
Conforms Hawaii income and estate and generation-skipping transfer tax laws to the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended as of December 31, 2015, and makes technical, nonsubstantive amendments. (SB2921 HD1)
(S) 5/2/2016- Act 033, 04/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1133). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB2392
SB2922 HD1 CD1
Tax Review Commission ($)
RELATING TO THE TAX REVIEW COMMISSION.
Provides a measure for extending the reporting date of the 2015-2017 tax review commission and appropriates funds for fiscal year 2016-2017 for the commission. (CD1)
(S) 7/7/2016- Act 222, 07/06/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1324). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB2393
SB2934 SD2
Driver License Renewal; REAL ID Act
RELATING TO DRIVER LICENSING.
Ensures driver license procedures are compliant with the REAL ID Act. (SD2)
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 015, on 04/25/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1115). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) TRN, FIN  HB2405
SB2954 SD2 HD1
Criminal History Record Checks; Police; Permits to Acquire Firearms; Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center; Database Management
RELATING TO FIREARMS.
Authorizes county police departments to enroll firearms applicants and individuals who are registering their firearms into a criminal record monitoring service used to alert police when an owner of a firearm is arrested for a criminal offense anywhere in the country. Authorizes the Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center to access firearm registration data. (SB2954 HD1)
(S) 6/23/2016- Act 108, 06/22/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1209). ESPERO, Baker, Inouye, Nishihara JUD
SB2981 SD1 HD1 CD1
American Sign Language; Official World Language; Public Schools; World Language Requirement
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Recognizes American Sign Language as a world language, and allows public school students who pass courses in American Sign Language to receive credit toward world language graduation requirements. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2016- Act 152, 06/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1254). BAKER, KIDANI EDN, FIN
SB2987 SD2 HD2 CD1
Transient Accommodations Tax; Counties' Allocation
RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
Extends the annual $103,000,000 allocation of transient accommodations tax revenues to the counties for fiscal year 2016-2017. (CD1)
(S) 7/7/2016- Act 223, 07/06/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1325). TOKUDA TOU, FIN
SB3077 SD1 HD1 CD1
Hawaii Interagency Council for Transit-oriented Development; Established; Coordinated Statewide Planning; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO STATEWIDE COMMUNITY PLANNING.
Designates the Office of Planning as the lead state agency for transit-oriented development coordination. Establishes the Hawaii Interagency Council for Transit-oriented Development within DBEDT to coordinate effective and efficient transit-oriented development planning on a statewide level. Appropriates moneys. Allows the Department of Education to use school impact fees from projects within a county-designated transit oriented development zone for various purposes, including construction of new school facilities in new or existing sites statewide. (CD1)
(H) 6/30/2016- Act 130, on 06/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1232). HARIMOTO, CHUN OAKLAND, ESPERO, GALUTERIA, GREEN, INOUYE, NISHIHARA, Ihara, Keith-Agaran, Kouchi, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, L. Thielen, Wakai TRN/WAL, FIN
SB3084 SD1 HD2 CD1
Income Tax Credit; Cesspool Upgrade, Conversion, or Connection
RELATING TO CESSPOOLS.
Amends the cesspool upgrade, conversion, or connection income tax credit by making it available for cesspools within a tax map key area in which more than one residence is connected to a large-capacity cesspool. (CD1)
(S) 7/1/2016- Act 182, 07/01/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1284). BAKER EEP/HLT, FIN
SB3102 SD1 HD1 CD1
Inter-agency Agreements; DBEDT; Business Development; Grant Program; Special Fund; Established; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM.
Requires DBEDT to develop, and state agencies to enter into, inter-agency agreements without entering into a memorandum of agreement or memorandum of understanding. Establishes the high-growth grant program and special fund to provide grants to qualified businesses for certain business development activities. Makes an appropriation. (CD1)
(S) 7/11/2016- Vetoed on 07/11/2016 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1337). DELA CRUZ EDB, FIN
SB3109 SD1 HD1 CD1
High Technology Development Corporation; Manufacturing Development Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO MANUFACTURING.
Requires that the fiscal year 2015-2016 appropriation to HTDC for the manufacturing development program shall lapse by 6/30/17 and not at the end of fiscal year 2015-2016. Appropriates funds for the manufacturing development program for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. (CD1)
(H) 6/8/2016- Act 065, on 06/06/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1166). WAKAI, CHUN OAKLAND, ESPERO, GALUTERIA, HARIMOTO, INOUYE, NISHIHARA, SHIMABUKURO, Baker, Keith-Agaran, Kidani, Riviere, Slom, Taniguchi EDB, FIN
SB3110 SD1 HD1 CD1
Small Business Innovation Research Awards; High Technology Development Corporation; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY.
Requires that the fiscal year 2015-2016 appropriation to DBEDT for HTDC to provide grants to businesses with a federal small business innovation research phase II or III award shall lapse by June 30, 2017, and not at the end of fiscal year 2015-2016. Appropriates funds to DBEDT for HTDC to provide grants to businesses with a federal small business innovation research phase II or III award for fiscal year 2016-2017. (CD1)
(H) 6/8/2016- Act 066, on 06/06/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1167). WAKAI, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, ENGLISH, ESPERO, GALUTERIA, HARIMOTO, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, NISHIHARA, SHIMABUKURO, Kidani, Kim, Riviere, Slom EDB, FIN
SB3126 SD2 HD2 CD1
Public Schools; Emergency Appropriation; Air Conditioning; General Funds ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Provides for air conditioning, heat abatement, and related energy efficiency measures at public schools by appropriating general funds to the DOE for these projects. (CD1)
(S) 5/11/2016- Act 047, 05/05/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1148). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) EEP/EDN, FIN  HB2726