Hawaii State Legislature
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Measures with Okimoto as a Primary Introducer
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HB146 HD1
Veterinary Medical Officer; Department of Health; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Establishes and appropriates funds for one full-time equivalent (1.00 FTE) permanent veterinary medical officer position within the Department of Health. (HB146 HD1)
(S) 3/5/2019- Referred to CPH, WAM. CREAGAN, LOWEN, MCDERMOTT, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, OKIMOTO, ONISHI, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WARD, DeCoite, San Buenaventura CPH, WAM
HB155
Air Quality; Air Pollution; Emission; Investigation; Enforcement
RELATING TO AIR QUALITY.
Requires the Department of Health to promptly send personnel to a source, or immediate vicinity of a source, that is reported to have air pollution and conduct an investigation and tests to determine the validity of the report.
(H) 2/7/2019- The committee(s) on HLT recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. OHNO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, ELI, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, TODD, WARD, WILDBERGER, WOODSON HLT, JUD, FIN
HB243 HD1
Education Funding in Hawaii; Study ($)
RELATING TO EDUCATION FUNDING.
Requires the Department of Education to contract with a consulting firm that specializes in school finance, particularly with respect to adequacy studies of public education systems in multiple states, to perform a study on the adequacy of funding for education in Hawaii. Appropriates funds. (HB243 HD1)
(H) 2/15/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5). WOODSON, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, CREAGAN, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, KONG, C. LEE, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, YAMASHITA LHE, FIN
HB244 HD1
Executive Office on Early Learning; Operational Costs; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING.
Appropriates funds to the Executive Office on Early Learning for equipment and furniture. (HB244 HD1)
(H) 2/13/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Holt, McDermott, Nakamura, Ward excused (4). WOODSON, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, CREAGAN, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, KONG, C. LEE, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, OKIMOTO, QUINLAN, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, YAMASHITA LHE, FIN
HB245 HD1
Hawaii Teacher Standards Board; Reclassification; Professional Development
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Expands the powers of the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board to include approving professional development courses and programs necessary for teacher reclassification. (HB245 HD1)
(S) 3/22/2019- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM. WOODSON, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, CREAGAN, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, KONG, C. LEE, LOWEN, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, YAMASHITA, Hashem, Hashimoto, D. Kobayashi EDU, WAM
HB247 HD1
Public Schools; Air Conditioning; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO SCHOOLS.
Appropriates funds for the Department of Education to install air conditioning in public schools that prioritize the project. (HB247 HD1)
(S) 3/5/2019- Referred to EDU, WAM. WOODSON, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, CREAGAN, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, YAMASHITA EDU, WAM
HB248 HD1
Executive Office on Early Learning; Early Learning Public Prekindergarten Program; Staff Positions; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING.
Appropriates funds to support the Executive Office on Early Learning Public Prekindergarten Program by appropriating funds to the Executive Office on Early Learning for additional personnel costs. (HB248 HD1)
(H) 2/13/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Holt, McDermott, Nakamura, Ward excused (4). WOODSON, AQUINO, BROWER, CREAGAN, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS LHE, FIN
HB377 HD1
UH; Hawaii Pamantasan Council; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii Pamantasan Council for 4 full-time equivalent positions to promote access, diversity, and workforce development, including programs and policies related to Philippine courses and Filipino students. (HB377 HD1)
(H) 2/14/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, Nakamura excused (2). WOODSON, AQUINO, BELATTI, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, CULLEN, DECOITE, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, OKIMOTO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TOKIOKA, WARD, WILDBERGER, YAMANE LHE, FIN  SB1418
HB381 HD1
Fuel Tank Advisory Committee; DOH
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Requires the Fuel Tank Advisory Committee to meet biannually. (HB381 HD1)
(H) 2/8/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Nakamura, Thielen excused (3). MIZUNO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, MATAYOSHI, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, OHNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, DeCoite HLT, CPC, FIN  SB1010
HB388 HD1
Keiki Caucus; Hawaii Zero to Three Court; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII ZERO TO THREE COURT.
Appropriates funds for the Hawaii Zero to Three Court. (HB388 HD1)
(H) 2/15/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5). MIZUNO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, MATAYOSHI, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, OHNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER JUD, FIN  SB1018
HB398 HD1 SD2 CD1
University of Hawaii; Board of Regents; Composition
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Amends the composition of the Board of Regents of the University of Hawaii and reduces the number of board members from 15 members to 11 members. Specifies terms of holdover board members. (HB398 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2019- Act 172, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1274). HASHIMOTO, ELI, GATES, HOLT, MATAYOSHI, MCKELVEY, NAKASHIMA, OKIMOTO, ONISHI, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, TODD, YAMASHITA HRE, WAM
HB402 HD1 SD2
OHA; Public Land Trust; Pro Rata Share; Department of Budget and Finance; Auditor; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO INCREASING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS' PRO RATA SHARE OF PUBLIC LAND TRUST FUNDS.
Requires that all grants and contracts awarded by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs shall be subject to be individually approved by the board of trustees. Reduces the University of Hawaii's portion of receipts from the use, sale, lease, or other disposition of lands within the public land trust to be collected during each fiscal year to the amount equal to the University of Hawaii's receipts derived from tuition and special funds utilized for Native Hawaiian programs. Establishes a public land trust revenues negotiating committee to determine the increase to the annual amount of the income and proceeds from the public land trust that the Office of Hawaiian Affairs shall receive annually under the state constitution and other state law. Requires the Department of Budget and Finance to conduct a financial review of the amounts of revenue generated from the public land trust. Requires the Auditor to report to the Legislature on a comprehensive review of programs administered by the State that serve Hawaiians. Appropriates funds. Prohibits any increases proposed by the public land trust revenues negotiating committee that are not already approved for use by or appropriated to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs until the fiscal and comprehensive reviews required by this measure are completed and submitted to the Legislature. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 4/25/2019- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 868). HOLT, AQUINO, BROWER, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, GATES, HAR, HASHIMOTO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, OHNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, SAY, THIELEN, TODD, TOKIOKA, WARD, WILDBERGER, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Cachola, San Buenaventura HWN/HRE, WAM  SB1363
HB414 HD1
UH; UH President; Chief Procurement Officer
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Extends for two additional years, the sunset date of Act 42, SLH 2018, which restores authority to the UH President to act as UH's Chief Procurement Officer for all procurement contracts under Chapter 103D, HRS. (HB414 HD1)
(S) 3/5/2019- Referred to HRE/GVO, WAM. WOODSON, AQUINO, BROWER, CREAGAN, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, OKIMOTO, ONISHI, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, D. Kobayashi HRE/GVO, WAM
HB423
DLNR; Rapid Ohia Death; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO RAPID OHIA DEATH.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to combat rapid ohia death in the State. Requires matching funds.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to EEP/WLH, FIN, referral sheet 3 ONISHI, CREAGAN, DECOITE, HOLT, LOWEN, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OKIMOTO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, TODD, WILDBERGER, YAMANE EEP/WLH, FIN  SB650
HB433
Department of Motor Vehicles; Registration Transfer; Unpaid Fees and Penalties; Waiver
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.
Provides, under certain circumstances, amnesty for used car purchasers from paying unpaid vehicle registration fees or penalties if the purchaser had no knowledge of the delinquent fees or penalties upon the purchase of the vehicle.
(H) 2/1/2019- The committee(s) on TRN recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. ELI, AQUINO, CULLEN, GATES, HASHIMOTO, KITAGAWA, MATAYOSHI, OKIMOTO, Brower, Tarnas TRN, CPC, FIN  SB209
HB436
Critical Infrastructure Resiliency; Electric Grid; Homeland Security and Resiliency Council ($)
RELATING TO CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE RESILIENCY.
Establishes a Homeland Security and Resiliency Council to identify electric grid and other critical infrastructure needs and provide recommendations for enhancing the State's grid and critical infrastructure resiliency. Appropriates funds.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to EEP/PVM, FIN, referral sheet 3 TAKAYAMA, AQUINO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HAR, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, SAY, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, Matayoshi EEP/PVM, FIN  SB609
HB437 HD1 SD1
Crime Victim Compensation for Mental Health Services
RELATING TO CRIME VICTIM COMPENSATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES.
Authorizes crime victim compensation for mental health services for survivors in cases involving a death and for children who witness domestic violence. (SD1)
(S) 7/9/2019- Act 237, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1339). TAKAYAMA, AQUINO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HAR, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMASHITA JDC, WAM  SB607
HB459
Constitutional Amendment; Referendum (ConAm)
PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO PROVIDE FOR REFERENDUM.
Proposes amendments to the Constitution of the State of Hawaii to provide for referendum by the electorate.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 3 OHNO, BROWER, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CREAGAN, LOWEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, TODD, WARD, WILDBERGER JUD, FIN
HB465 HD1 SD2
Kupuna Caucus; Kupuna Care; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGING.
Makes an appropriation to the department of health to provide funding for the kupuna care program. (SD2)
(S) 6/28/2019- Act 123, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1225). TAKAYAMA, AQUINO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HAR, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WARD, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMASHITA CPH, WAM  SB1023
HB466 HD1 SD1
Kupuna Caucus; Aging and Disability Resource Center; Department of Health; Appropriation ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER.
Appropriates funds to the department of health for the aging and disability resource center. Takes effect on 1/1/2059. (SD1)
(S) 3/21/2019- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. TAKAYAMA, AQUINO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HAR, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WARD, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMASHITA CPH, WAM  SB1024
HB467 HD1 SD2
Kupuna Caucus; Kupuna Caregivers Program; Allocation Cap; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE KUPUNA CAREGIVERS PROGRAM.
Changes the kupuna caregivers program allocation cap from $70 per day to $350 per week. Appropriates funds for the continued implementation of the kupuna caregivers program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/18/2019- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 917). TAKAYAMA, AQUINO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, GATES, HAR, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WARD, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMASHITA CPH, WAM  SB1025
HB468 HD1 SD2
Kupuna Caucus; Healthy Aging Partnership; Executive Office on Aging; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HEALTHY AGING PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM.
Appropriates funds for the healthy aging partnership program to further the program's role in improving the health and well-being of Hawaii's kupuna. (SD2)
(S) 6/28/2019- Act 124, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1226). TAKAYAMA, AQUINO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HAR, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WARD, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMASHITA CPH/HMS, WAM  SB1026
HB469 HD1 SD1
Kupuna Caucus; Health Insurance Coverage; Hearing Aids
RELATING TO HEARING AIDS.
Requires health insurance policies and contracts issued after 12/31/19 to provide coverage for the cost of hearing aids at a minimum of $1,500 per hearing aid for each hearing-impaired ear every thirty-six months in their base plans. Exempts mandatory health care coverage from impact assessment report. (SD1)
(H) 4/17/2019- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 909). TAKAYAMA, AQUINO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, HAR, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, WARD, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, Eli CPH  SB1027
HB470
Kupuna Caucus; Hawaii Retirement Savings Program; Hawaii Retirement Savings Board; Feasibility Study; Legislative Reference Bureau; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO RETIREMENT SAVINGS.
Requires the legislative reference bureau to conduct a feasibility study to determine the feasibility of establishing a Hawaii retirement savings program. Subject to a positive finding in the feasibility study, establishes the Hawaii retirement savings board to establish, implement, and maintain the Hawaii retirement savings program to cover private sector employees who are not provided a retirement savings plan by their employers. Appropriates funds to the legislative reference bureau to conduct a market analysis. Prohibits employers that offer retirement savings plans or programs to employees from canceling these plans or programs for an unspecified number of years after July 1, 2019.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to HSH/LAB, IAC/CPC, FIN, referral sheet 3 TAKAYAMA, AQUINO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HAR, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, Ward HSH/LAB, IAC/CPC, FIN  SB1028
HB471 HD1 SD1 CD1
Kupuna Caucus; Policy Advisory Board for Elder Affairs; Quorum
RELATING TO AGING.
Establishes quorum requirements for the Policy Advisory Board for Elder Affairs. (HB471 CD1)
(S) 6/28/2019- Act 125, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1227). TAKAYAMA, AQUINO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HAR, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WARD, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMASHITA CPH/HMS  SB1029
HB473
Kupuna Caucus; Long-Term Rental Assistance Pilot Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
Establishes the long-term rental assistance pilot program to be administered by the department of health. Appropriates funds for the administration of the pilot program.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to HSG/HSH, FIN, referral sheet 3 TAKAYAMA, AQUINO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HAR, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WARD, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMASHITA HSG/HSH, FIN  SB1031
HB474
Dementia Screening; Mental Health Care; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Appropriates funds to establish a pilot program for dementia screening and outreach with an emphasis on the Native Hawaiian and uninsured populations.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to HSH/WLH, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 3 TAKAYAMA, AQUINO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HAR, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WARD, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMASHITA HSH/WLH, CPC, FIN  SB1032
HB481 HD2 SD1
Insurance; Breast Cancer Detection; Covered Services; Digital Mammography; Breast Tomosynthesis
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Clarifies that the existing health insurance mandate for coverage of low-dose mammography includes coverage for advancing methodologies of digital mammography and breast tomosynthesis. Sunsets June 30, 2024. (SD1)
(S) 3/22/2019- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. KITAGAWA, BELATTI, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HAR, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OHNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, B. Kobayashi CPH, WAM  SB1034
HB484 HD2
Insurance; Benefits; Clinical Victim Support Services; Victims of Sexual Violence and Abuse
RELATING TO CLINICAL VICTIM SUPPORT SERVICES.
Clarifies that clinical victim support services for victims of sexual violence and abuse are a mental health outpatient services benefit required to be covered under health insurance policies. Requires the State Auditor to conduct an impact assessment and to report any findings prior to the Regular Session of 2020. (HB484 HD2)
(H) 2/13/2019- Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 2 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Holt, McDermott, Nakamura, Ward excused (4). OKIMOTO, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OHNO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, B. Kobayashi HLT, CPC, FIN  SB1036
HB486 HD1 SD1
Prostitution; Motion to Vacate
RELATING TO PROSTITUTION.
Permits persons convicted of certain prostitution offenses to file a motion to vacate the conviction if the defendant is not convicted of another offense under the Penal Code within three years of the prostitution offense. (SD1)
(S) 4/24/2019- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-19 3:15PM in conference room 325. WILDBERGER, BELATTI, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HAR, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OHNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, YAMASHITA JDC  SB1039
HB489
Abuse of Family Member; Domestic Violence; Intimate Partner Violence; Strangulation
RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
Amends the offense of strangulation of a family or household member to include blocking the nose or mouth of the person or applying excessive pressure to the chest. Clarifies that infliction of visible injury is not required to establish the offense.
(H) 2/13/2019- The committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. DECOITE, BELATTI, CREAGAN, ELI, HAR, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OHNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, B. Kobayashi JUD  SB1037
HB521 HD1
Ocularists; Certification
RELATING TO OCULARISTS.
Specifies that a certified ocularist, certified by a nationally recognized ocularistry certifying board, may perform duties within the scope of that certification. (HB521 HD1)
(H) 2/15/2019- Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5). TOKIOKA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, HAR, OKIMOTO, SAY, YAMANE HLT, IAC/CPC, FIN  SB225
HB522
Department of Transportation; Highway Safety; Motor Vehicle Registration; Special Interest Vehicles; Former Military Vehicles
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION.
Classifies certain former military vehicles as special interest vehicles. Authorizes owners of former military vehicles to apply for registration with the Director of Finance of the county in which the former military vehicle is to be operated.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to TRN, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 4 TOKIOKA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, HAR, KONG, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, SAY, TAKAYAMA, YAMANE TRN, JUD, FIN
HB523 HD1
General Excise Tax; Medical Devices; Exemption
RELATING TO THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX.
Exempts gross receipts from the sale of mobility enhancing equipment and durable medical equipment from the general excise tax. Amends the definition of "prosthetic device" to include devices worn on the body. Exempts gross receipts from the repair of medical devices from the general excise tax. (HB523 HD1)
(H) 2/15/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5). TOKIOKA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, HAR, KONG, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, SAY, TAKAYAMA, YAMANE HLT, FIN
HB524 HD1
Fire Sprinklers; Tax Credit
RELATING TO FIRE SPRINKLERS.
Establishes a non-refundable income tax credit for homeowners who install automatic fire sprinklers or automatic fire sprinkler systems in new detached one- or two-family dwellings in structures used solely for residential purposes. (HB524 HD1)
(H) 2/7/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Nakamura, Thielen excused (2). TOKIOKA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, HAR, KONG, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, SAY, TAKAYAMA, YAMANE HSG, CPC, FIN
HB525
Taxation; Income Tax Credit; Elderly Persons; Employment
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Provides to a taxpayer who hires an elderly individual a nonrefundable tax credit for the 6-month period after the individual is initially hired by the taxpayer.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to LAB, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 4 TOKIOKA, CREAGAN, HAR, KONG, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, SAY, TAKAYAMA, YAMANE, DeCoite LAB, JUD, FIN
HB526
Taxation; Income Tax Credit; Persons with Disabilities; Employment
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Provides a tax credit to employers who hire an individual with a disability. Applies to the 6-month period after the individual is initially hired.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to LAB, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 4 TOKIOKA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, HAR, KONG, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, SAY, TAKAYAMA, YAMANE LAB, JUD, FIN
HB575
City and County of Honolulu; Parking; Curb Painting; Appropriation ($)
RELATED TO PARKING.
Appropriates funds to the City and County of Honolulu for the purposes of curb painting to indicate areas where parking is prohibited beside driveway entrances in Congressional District 1.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to TRN, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 4 SAY, AQUINO, BROWER, CACHOLA, HAR, JOHANSON, KONG, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, OKIMOTO, SAIKI, TAKAYAMA, WARD TRN, JUD, FIN  SB1478
HB605
Qualified returning resident down payment program; real estate investment trusts; special fund ($)
RELATING TO DOWN PAYMENTS.
Establishes a qualified returning resident down payment program funded by revenues collected from real estate investment trusts.
(H) 1/24/2019- Referred to EDB, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 5 WARD, MATSUMOTO, MCDERMOTT, OKIMOTO, THIELEN EDB, CPC, FIN
HB606
Rent to Build Equity Requirement
RELATING TO RENT TO BUILD EQUITY.
Requires all housing projects that receive general excise tax exemptions or other State incentives pursuant to 201H HRS to share profits with rental tenants upon sale of the property.
(H) 1/24/2019- Referred to HSG, FIN, referral sheet 5 WARD, MATSUMOTO, MCDERMOTT, OKIMOTO HSG, FIN
HB607
Private Trade, Vocational, and Technical School Special Fund ($)
RELATING TO CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION.
Amends the Private Trade, Vocational, and Technical School Special Fund within the Department of Education to fund vocational, technical and career pathway classes for public school students and to cover student costs associated with career and technical education classes. Allows individuals to teach vocational, technical or career pathway classes without a bachelor's degree.
(H) 1/24/2019- Referred to LHE, LAB, FIN, referral sheet 5 WARD, MATSUMOTO, MCDERMOTT, OKIMOTO, THIELEN LHE, LAB, FIN
HB608
Works of Art Special Fund; Department of Education ($)
RELATING TO DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FUNDING.
Dedicates one-half of one per cent of all state fund appropriations for capital improvements designated for the construction or renovation of state buildings to student art programs within the Department of Education.
(H) 1/24/2019- Referred to TIA, LHE, FIN, referral sheet 5 WARD, MATSUMOTO, MCDERMOTT, OKIMOTO, THIELEN TIA, LHE, FIN
HB609
John A. Burns School of Medicine; Physician Shortage; Residency; Appropriation; Matching Funds ($)
RELATING TO RESIDENCY PROGRAMS FOR HAWAII MEDICAL SCHOOL GRADUATES.
Appropriates moneys to the graduate medical education program for physician residency programs in Hawaii; provided that the funds are matched dollar-for-dollar by private sector medical hospitals and institutions.
(H) 1/24/2019- Referred to LHE, HLT, FIN, referral sheet 5 WARD, MATSUMOTO, MCDERMOTT, OKIMOTO, THIELEN LHE, HLT, FIN
HB610
General Excise Tax; Food, Medical Services, and Feminine Hygiene Products Tax Exemption
RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX EXEMPTIONS.
Exempts certain foods, medical services, and feminine hygiene products from the general excise tax.
(H) 1/24/2019- Referred to HSH/HLT, FIN, referral sheet 5 WARD, MATSUMOTO, MCDERMOTT, OKIMOTO, THIELEN HSH/HLT, FIN
HB649 HD1
HHFDC; Teacher Home Assistance Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO TEACHER HOUSING SUBSIDIES.
Establishes the teacher home assistance program within HHFDC to provide housing vouchers to full-time DOE teachers (including public charter school teachers) who teach in hard-to-fill schools and whose household income does not exceed eighty percent of the area's median income. (HB649 HD1)
(H) 2/5/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on LHE with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Say, Thielen excused (2). HAR, AQUINO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, CULLEN, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, KONG, OHNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, TOKIOKA, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Gates, McDermott, San Buenaventura HSG, LHE, FIN
HB650 HD1
DOE; Teacher Retention; Advisory Board; Exit Interviews; Mentorship Pilot Program; Annual Reports
RELATING TO TEACHER RETENTION.
Establishes a teacher retention advisory board within the Department of Education for administrative purposes to study and make recommendations regarding teacher retention and recruitment in the State. Requires the advisory board to design a teacher mentorship pilot program to be administered by the Department of Education during the 2019-2020, 2020-2021, and 2021-2022 school years. Requires the Department of Education to conduct detailed exit interviews with teachers who voluntarily leave the employ of the department. Requires annual reports to the legislature. (HB650 HD1)
(H) 2/15/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5). HAR, AQUINO, CULLEN, ELI, KONG, OHNO, OKIMOTO, SAY, TARNAS, TOKIOKA, YAMANE, Johanson, D. Kobayashi, Perruso LHE, FIN
HB651
Hawaii Educator Loan Program Revolving Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII EDUCATOR LOAN PROGRAM.
Appropriates moneys into and out of the Hawaii educator loan program revolving fund to provide loans for students who are completing a state-approved teacher education program and who agree to teach in a hard-to-fill position in the public school system or at a public school located in a rural area of the State.
(H) 1/24/2019- Referred to LHE, FIN, referral sheet 5 HAR, AQUINO, CULLEN, ELI, KONG, OHNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, TOKIOKA, YAMANE, Johanson, D. Kobayashi, Woodson LHE, FIN
HB657
Public Schools; Bullying; Cyberbullying; Action Plan
RELATING TO BULLYING.
Requires the Department of Education to establish a Bullying Prevention and Response Action Plan. Requires the Board of Education or Department of Education to submit an annual report to the Legislature on the Action Plan and reported incidents of alleged bullying and harassment.
(H) 1/24/2019- Referred to LHE, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 5 MIZUNO, AQUINO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER LHE, JUD, FIN  SB1013
HB724
Education; Career and Technical; Secondary Schools
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Requires at least one secondary school in a geographic complex area to provide a career and technical education program beginning in the 2020-2021 school year.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to LHE/LAB, FIN, referral sheet 6 PERRUSO, AQUINO, BROWER, MATAYOSHI, OHNO, OKIMOTO, QUINLAN, Eli, Woodson LHE/LAB, FIN
HB726 HD1
School Teacher Tax Credit; School Expenses
RELATING TO A TEACHER TAX CREDIT.
Establishes a state income tax credit for certain expenses incurred by prekindergarten through twelfth-grade teachers, instructors, school librarians, counselors, principals, registrars, or aides in a school. (HB726 HD1)
(H) 2/15/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5). PERRUSO, GATES, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, OHNO, OKIMOTO, TODD, WOODSON, D. Kobayashi, Yamashita LHE, FIN
HB733
Chief Data Officer; Office of Enterprise Technology Services
RELATING TO THE CHIEF DATA OFFICER.
Establishes the Chief Data Officer within the Office of Enterprise Technology Services to oversee and manage the sharing of state data sets.
(H) 2/8/2019- The committee(s) on EDB recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. MATSUMOTO, BELATTI, CACHOLA, ELI, ICHIYAMA, C. LEE, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TAKUMI, THIELEN, YAMASHITA, Brower, DeCoite, Hashimoto, D. Kobayashi, McDermott, San Buenaventura EDB, FIN
HB736
Adult Residential Care Home; Expanded Adult Residential Care Home; Electronic Monitoring
RELATING TO ADULT CARE HOMES.
Authorizes residents of adult residential care homes and expanded adult residential care home to install electronic monitoring of their own rooms.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to HLT, CPC, JUD, referral sheet 6 MATSUMOTO, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, DECOITE, ELI, ICHIYAMA, C. LEE, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TAKUMI, YAMASHITA, Hashimoto, McDermott, San Buenaventura HLT, CPC, JUD
HB781
Education; Audit
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
Requires the Auditor to perform a financial and management audit of the Department of Education, Superintendent, Board of Education, and complex areas every three years.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to LHE, LMG, FIN, referral sheet 6 DECOITE, CACHOLA, GATES, HAR, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, B. KOBAYASHI, KONG, OHNO, OKIMOTO, QUINLAN, SAY, TARNAS, TODD, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER, D. Kobayashi LHE, LMG, FIN  SB856
HB833
Ornamental Ginger; University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Makes an appropriation to the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources for research and prevention of the spread of ornamental ginger pathogens.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to AGR/LHE, FIN, referral sheet 6 KITAGAWA, JOHANSON, OKIMOTO, ONISHI, PERRUSO, Cachola, DeCoite, Tokioka AGR/LHE, FIN  SB752
HB840
DHS; Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program; Electronic Benefits Transfer Cards; Photo Identification Requirements
RELATING TO THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
Requires the Department of Human Services to include the name of the beneficiary of supplemental nutrition and assistance program (SNAP) benefits on each electronic benefits transfer card. Requires a photo identification to be presented when an electronic benefits transfer card is used.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to HSH, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 6 WARD, BROWER, CACHOLA, ELI, HAR, HASHEM, HOLT, KITAGAWA, KONG, MATSUMOTO, MCDERMOTT, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, OKIMOTO, ONISHI, QUINLAN, SAY, TARNAS, TOKIOKA, Ichiyama, B. Kobayashi, McKelvey, Morikawa, Nakashima, Yamashita HSH, CPC, FIN
HB890
DOT; Highways; Contraflow Lane; Afternoon Zipper Lane
RELATING TO THE PM ZIPPER LANE.
Requires the Department of Transportation to conduct a study that reevaluates the costs and feasibility of constructing a zipper lane along the H-1 freeway in the westbound direction for use during the afternoon hours.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to TRN, FIN, referral sheet 6 OKIMOTO, BROWER, ELI, MATSUMOTO, MCDERMOTT, Har, D. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Woodson TRN, FIN
HB891 HD1
Tax Credit; Teacher Expenses
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Establishes a state income tax credit for certain expenses incurred by pre-kindergarten through grade twelve teachers, instructors, school librarians, counselors, principals, registrars, or aides in a school. (HB891 HD1)
(H) 2/6/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) DeCoite voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Nakamura, Thielen excused (2). OKIMOTO, DECOITE, ELI, HASHIMOTO, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, D. KOBAYASHI, OHNO, QUINLAN, SAY, TARNAS, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER, WOODSON LHE, FIN
HB892
DOE; Career Technical Education Pilot Program
RELATING TO CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION.
Establishes a 5-year career technical education pilot program within the Department of Education to encourage students to study career technical education.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to LHE, FIN, referral sheet 6 OKIMOTO, DECOITE, ELI, HASHIMOTO, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, OHNO, QUINLAN, SAY, TARNAS, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, D. Kobayashi LHE, FIN
HB908 HD2 SD1
HTA; Transient Accommodations Tax; Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association; Homelessness; Report; Governor's Coordinator on Homelessness; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
Allocates and appropriates funds from transient accommodations tax revenues to the Hawaii Tourism Authority to implement initiatives, in conjunction with the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association and the governor's coordinator on homelessness, to address homelessness in tourist and resort areas. Requires the Hawaii Tourism Authority to report to the Legislature. Effective 7/1/2099. (SD1)
(H) 4/26/2019- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-19 at 4:30PM in Conference Room 224. ONISHI, CACHOLA, DECOITE, HAR, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OKIMOTO EET, WAM
HB909 HD1
Hawaii-Grown Coffee; False Labeling
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Expands the offense of false labeling of Hawaii-grown coffee to include grade standard violations and all stages of production of Hawaii-grown coffee. (HB909 HD1)
(H) 2/13/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC/JUD with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Holt, McDermott, Mizuno, Nakamura, Ward excused (5). ONISHI, CACHOLA, DECOITE, HAR, HOLT, LOWEN, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OKIMOTO, TARNAS AGR, CPC/JUD
HB910 HD1 SD1
Office of Planning; Banyan Drive; Waiakea Peninsula; Infrastructure; Development; Study; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO BANYAN DRIVE.
Requires the Office of Planning to conduct a study on the infrastructure of the Banyan Drive area on the Waiakea Peninsula on the island of Hawaii. Appropriates funds. Takes effect 12/31/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/22/2019- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. ONISHI, CACHOLA, HAR, HOLT, LOWEN, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OKIMOTO, TARNAS WTL, WAM
HB1071
General Excise Tax; Holiday
RELATING TO THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX.
Establishes an annual general excise tax holiday for consumers and businesses that sell clothing and bags with a retail price under $60 and school supplies with a retail price under $15; provided that businesses pass savings on to consumers.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to FIN, referral sheet 6 KITAGAWA, ELI, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, JOHANSON, MATAYOSHI, OKIMOTO, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, D. Kobayashi FIN
HB1100 HD1
Emergencies; Disasters; Public Establishments; Shelter; Civil Liability Exemption
RELATING TO EMERGENCY ACCESS TO SHELTER.
Prohibits public establishments from denying shelter to any person when an emergency alert advises the public to immediately seek shelter. Clarifies that any remuneration paid to owners of private property for services or incidental commodities during the disaster does not void the exemption from civil liability afforded to these owners except where owners increase the sale price of any service or incidental commodity. (HB1100 HD1)
(H) 2/8/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Nakamura, Thielen excused (3). HAR, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, CULLEN, DECOITE, KONG, OKIMOTO, ONISHI, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS PVM, JUD, FIN  SB241
HB1101 HD1
Agricultural Housing Task Force; On-farm Workforce Housing; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Establishes the Agricultural Housing Task Force to study existing county and state laws and processes relating to on-farm workforce housing units within agricultural districts to identify barriers to construction, propose one master use application process, and report to the Legislature. (HB1101 HD1)
(H) 2/6/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on WLH with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Nakamura, Thielen excused (2). CREAGAN, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, DECOITE, OKIMOTO, ONISHI, PERRUSO AGR, WLH, FIN  SB755
HB1109 HD1
Certified Public Accountants; State Board of Public Accountancy
RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY.
Establishes procedures and eligibility criteria for a privilege to practice public accountancy in this State for public accountants and certified public accountants licensed in another state with comparable education, examination, and experience requirements. Subjects all holders of a privilege to practice to the regulatory and enforcement jurisdiction of the Board of Accountancy. (HB1109 HD1)
(S) 3/7/2019- Re-Referred to CPH, WAM. D. KOBAYASHI, BELATTI, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, ELI, MATAYOSHI, MCDERMOTT, MORIKAWA, OKIMOTO, TARNAS, WARD, WILDBERGER CPH, WAM  SB208
HB1110
DLNR; Manoa Valley; Flood Mitigation; Task Force
RELATING TO FLOOD MITIGATION.
Establishes a task force within the Department of Land and Natural Resources to research and make recommendations on how to mitigate flooding in Manoa Valley. Requires a report to the Legislature and the Honolulu City Council.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 6 D. KOBAYASHI, ELI, HASHIMOTO, MCDERMOTT, MORIKAWA, OKIMOTO, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, Belatti, Cabanilla Arakawa, Matayoshi WLH, FIN
HB1117 HD2
State Lands; DLNR; DOA; Agribusiness Development Corporation; Lease
RELATING TO STATE LANDS.
Requires the Board of Agriculture and the Agribusiness Development Corporation to ensure the timely collection of lease payments, track lessees that are in arrears of lease payments, and offer payment plans for lessees in arears. Authorizes the BLNR to allow payment plans for a breach or default of a lease or patent. Prohibits land leased by the Agribusiness Development Corporation from being assigned or sublet without Corporation approval. (HB1117 HD2)
(H) 2/15/2019- Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 2 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5). DECOITE, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, CULLEN, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, YAMASHITA, Saiki AGR, JUD, FIN
HB1118
DOE; Environmental Sustainability; Pilot Project; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY.
Establishes a reusable utensil pilot project in Department of Education schools on Molokai. Requires the Department of Education to report to the legislature on the feasibility of statewide implementation. Appropriates funds.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to LHE, FIN, referral sheet 6 DECOITE, HASHEM, MCKELVEY, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, TARNAS, WILDBERGER LHE, FIN
HB1155
Penal Code; False Statements; Public Servant
RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION.
Amends the offense of unsworn falsification to authorities to include knowingly making a false statement, in oral, written, printed, or electronic form, to a public servant engaged in criminal, civil, or administrative enforcement activity pursuant to the public servant's investigative or inspection authority.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to JUD, referral sheet 6 OHNO, BELATTI, BROWER, CREAGAN, GATES, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, B. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, ONISHI, QUINLAN, SAY, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, TODD, WARD, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, Cachola, San Buenaventura, Wildberger JUD
HB1213
DLNR; Homelessness; Signs; Parks; Beaches; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
Requires that the Department of Land and Natural Resources in consultation with the Department of Human Services, post signs in parks and beaches from Kalaeloa to Makaha displaying telephone numbers and hotline numbers of county and state agencies that assist homeless individuals. Appropriates funds.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to HSH/WLH, FIN, referral sheet 6 ELI, GATES, KITAGAWA, B. KOBAYASHI, D. KOBAYASHI, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, Belatti HSH/WLH, FIN  SB735
HB1214
Workforce Training; Education; Income Tax Credit
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Establishes an income tax credit for employers that host a University of Hawaii class at their place of business.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to LHE, FIN, referral sheet 6 ELI, D. KOBAYASHI, LUKE, OHNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, Johanson, Kitagawa, McKelvey LHE, FIN
HB1226
Refundable Food/Excise Tax Credit; Income Brackets; Credits
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Amends the refundable food/excise tax adjusted gross income brackets and the accompanying credit amounts.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to FIN, referral sheet 6 OKIMOTO, ELI, KITAGAWA, SAY, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER, Hashimoto, D. Kobayashi, Yamashita FIN
HB1227
UH; First Amendment; Free Speech; Policies; Complaints; Reports
RELATING TO FREE SPEECH.
Requires each campus of the University of Hawaii to establish a free speech policy that includes a process for students to report alleged violations of free speech rights. Requires the policy to be disseminated to certain employees and be included in the campus's student handbook, student orientation program, and website. Requires annual report summarizing any complaints alleging violation of free speech rights.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to LHE, JUD, referral sheet 6 OKIMOTO, OHNO, QUINLAN, SAY, TARNAS, Kitagawa, D. Kobayashi, Wildberger LHE, JUD
HB1343 HD1 SD2
Family Leave; Grandchildren; Child Care
RELATING TO FAMILY LEAVE.
Provides grandparents with 1 week of family leave to care for a grandchild with a serious health condition. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/24/2019- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 10:00AM in conference room 423. KITAGAWA, ELI, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, D. KOBAYASHI, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, Yamashita LCA, WAM
HB1385
DOE; Hawaii Scientist-to-Teacher Pathway Pilot Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII SCIENTIST-TO-TEACHER PATHWAY PILOT PROGRAM.
Requires the Department of Education to establish a 5-year Hawaii Scientist-to-Teacher Pathway Pilot Program to recruit, train, support, and retain qualified science, technology, engineering, and mathematics professionals as kindergarten through grade twelve teachers of those subjects in the State. Appropriates funds.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to LHE, FIN, referral sheet 6 OKIMOTO, DECOITE, HASHIMOTO, KITAGAWA, OHNO, QUINLAN, SAY, TARNAS, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER, D. Kobayashi LHE, FIN
HB1386
DOE; Online Early Learning; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO ONLINE EARLY EDUCATION.
Establishes the online early learning program within the Department of Education. Appropriates moneys.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to LHE, FIN, referral sheet 6 OKIMOTO LHE, FIN
HB1387
CIP, 36th Representative District; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE THIRTY-SIXTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
Authorizes issuance of general obligation bonds and appropriates moneys for capital improvement projects in the 36th representative district.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to FIN, referral sheet 6 OKIMOTO FIN
HB1388
Juror; exemptions
RELATING TO JURORS.
Allows persons seventy years old or older to claim exemption from service as a juror.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 6 OKIMOTO JUD, FIN
HB1470
Action for Quiet Title; Kuleana Land
RELATING TO ACTIONS FOR QUIET TITLE.
Establishes certain requirements relating to quiet title actions involving kuleana land.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to WLH, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 6 ELI, JOHANSON, D. KOBAYASHI, LUKE, MIZUNO, OHNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, TODD, WILDBERGER, San Buenaventura WLH, JUD, FIN
HB1505 HD1
Farmer Apprentice Mentoring Program; Whole Farm System; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Establishes a Farmer Apprentice Mentoring Program to teach and train farmers to utilize a whole farm system approach to agriculture. Makes an appropriation to the Department of Agriculture to provide mentoring on a whole farm system approach to agriculture. (HB1505 HD1)
(H) 2/15/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5). CREAGAN, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, DECOITE, OKIMOTO AGR, FIN  SB1544
HB1529
Hawaii Student Free Expression Act; Student Journalists; DOE
RELATING TO STUDENT JOURNALISTS.
Allows student journalists at public schools to exercise freedom of speech and freedom of the press in school-sponsored media.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to LHE, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 6 OHNO, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, GATES, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MCDERMOTT, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OKIMOTO, QUINLAN, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, TODD, WARD, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, San Buenaventura LHE, JUD, FIN
HCR36
Children's Discovery Center; Homelessness
URGING THE GOVERNOR'S COORDINATOR ON HOMELESSNESS AND THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO COME TOGETHER AND PRIORITIZE THEIR HOMELESSNESS EFFORTS IN THE AREA SURROUNDING THE HAWAI‘I CHILDREN'S DISCOVERY CENTER BY CONVENING A TASK FORCE.
(H) 4/22/2019- Resolution adopted in final form. KITAGAWA, BELATTI, BROWER, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, B. KOBAYASHI, KONG, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, TOKIOKA, WARD, WILDBERGER, Onishi, Yamashita HMS
HCR56 HD1 SD1
Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Programs
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH TRAINING PROGRAMS TO EMPOWER PARENTS, TEACHERS, STUDENTS, AND ADMINISTRATORS ON HOW TO PREVENT, IDENTIFY, REPORT, AND MITIGATE ALL FORMS OF CHILD ABUSE THAT MAY TAKE PLACE.
(H) 4/30/2019- Resolution adopted in final form. MATSUMOTO, AQUINO, BROWER, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OKIMOTO, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA EDU  HR57
HCR57
Tardive Dyskinesia Awareness Week
DESIGNATING THE FIRST WEEK OF MAY AS TARDIVE DYSKINESIA AWARENESS WEEK.
(H) 3/27/2019- Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Creagan, DeCoite, Holt, McKelvey excused (4). MATSUMOTO, AQUINO, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, MORIKAWA, OKIMOTO, TAKUMI, TARNAS, Brower, McKelvey, Nakashima, Wildberger, Yamashita HLT, JUD  HR58
HCR58
Child Abuse Reporting Mobile Application
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP A MOBILE APPLICATION FOR REPORTING CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT.
(H) 3/28/2019- Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, C. Lee excused (2). MATSUMOTO, AQUINO, BROWER, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OKIMOTO, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Yamashita HSH, JUD  HR59
HCR113 HD1 SD1
Convening the Multiple Languages Emergency Notification Working Group
CONVENING THE MULTIPLE LANGUAGES EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION WORKING GROUP.
(H) 5/2/2019- Resolution adopted in final form. AQUINO, BELATTI, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, CULLEN, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, OKIMOTO, TOKIOKA, WARD, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMANE, San Buenaventura LCA  HR105
HCR190
Department of Accounting and General Services; Energy Efficiency; Jalousie Windows; Air Conditioning; State Buildings; Investigation; Alternatives
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO INVESTIGATE THE COEXISTENCE OF JALOUSIE WINDOWS AND AIR CONDITIONING IN STATE BUILDINGS AND CONSIDER MORE ENERGY EFFICIENT ALTERNATIVES.
(H) 3/25/2019- Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Creagan, Eli, Holt, Nakamura, Quinlan excused (6). KITAGAWA, BELATTI, HASHIMOTO, D. KOBAYASHI, MATAYOSHI, OKIMOTO, TARNAS, THIELEN, Wildberger EEP, FIN  HR171
HCR191
Public Utilities Commission; Wireless Communications Provider; Backup Power Source; Power Resilience; Cellular Tower Backup Capacity
REQUESTING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO MONITOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION MANDATES FOR THE DEPLOYMENT OF BACKUP POWER GENERATORS FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS PROVIDERS AND COLLECT AND PUBLISH DATA ON CELLULAR TOWER BACKUP CAPACITY.
(H) 3/27/2019- The committee(s) on IAC recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. KITAGAWA, AQUINO, BELATTI, CACHOLA, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, D. KOBAYASHI, KONG, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, Onishi IAC, CPC  HR172
HCR192 HD1
Hawaii Teacher Standards Board; Special Education; Blindness; Teacher Certifications; Cane Travel; National Blindness Profession Certification Board
REQUESTING THE HAWAII TEACHER STANDARDS BOARD TO ACCEPT THE NATIONAL ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY CERTIFICATION FOR TEACHERS PROVIDING ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY SERVICES.
(H) 3/28/2019- Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, C. Lee excused (2). KITAGAWA, BELATTI, DECOITE, HASHIMOTO, JOHANSON, D. KOBAYASHI, MATAYOSHI, OKIMOTO, TARNAS, WILDBERGER LHE/LAB, FIN  HR173
HCR200
Resolution; Liver and Bile Duct Cancer Awareness; Designated Month
DESIGNATING FEBRUARY OF EACH YEAR AS LIVER AND BILE DUCT CANCER AWARENESS MONTH IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.
(H) 3/27/2019- Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Creagan, DeCoite, Holt, McKelvey excused (4). MIZUNO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, MCKELVEY, NAKASHIMA, OKIMOTO, SAY, TAKUMI, TARNAS, WARD, WOODSON, D. Kobayashi, San Buenaventura HLT, FIN  HR180
HR57 HD1
Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Programs
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR THE PREVENTION, IDENTIFYING AND REPORTING CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT.
(H) 4/4/2019- Resolution adopted in final form. MATSUMOTO, AQUINO, BROWER, ICHIYAMA, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, OKIMOTO, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, Hashimoto HSH, JUD  HCR56
HR58
Tardive Dyskinesia Awareness Week
DESIGNATING THE FIRST WEEK OF MAY AS TARDIVE DYSKINESIA AWARENESS WEEK.
(H) 3/27/2019- Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Creagan, DeCoite, Holt, McKelvey excused (4). MATSUMOTO, AQUINO, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, MORIKAWA, OKIMOTO, TAKUMI, TARNAS, Brower, McKelvey, Wildberger, Yamashita HLT, JUD  HCR57
HR59
Child Abuse Reporting Mobile Application
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP A MOBILE APPLICATION FOR REPORTING CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT.
(H) 3/28/2019- Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, C. Lee excused (2). MATSUMOTO, AQUINO, BROWER, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, OKIMOTO, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Yamashita HSH, JUD  HCR58
HR105 HD1
Convening the Multiple Languages Emergency Notification Working Group
CONVENING THE MULTIPLE LANGUAGES EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION WORKING GROUP.
(H) 4/4/2019- Resolution adopted in final form. AQUINO, BELATTI, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, CULLEN, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, MIZUNO, OKIMOTO, TOKIOKA, WARD, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMANE, San Buenaventura PVM, FIN  HCR113
HR157
Department of Education; Hawaiian Language; Signs
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DISPLAY THE TEXT OF ANY SIGN THAT IS PERMANENTLY AFFIXED TO THE INTERIOR OR EXTERIOR OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL IN BOTH THE ENGLISH AND HAWAIIAN LANGUAGES.
(H) 3/14/2019- Referred to LHE/WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 ELI, GATES, JOHANSON, D. KOBAYASHI, MATAYOSHI, OKIMOTO, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, WOODSON LHE/WLH, FIN
HR158
Health; Mental Health; Suicide Prevention; Department of Education; Graduation Course; Training; Teachers; Students; Principals
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCLUDE MENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS IN ITS CURRICULUM AND SUICIDE PREVENTION AS PART OF THE IN-SERVICE TRAINING OF TEACHERS AND PRINCIPALS.
(H) 3/28/2019- Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, C. Lee excused (2). ELI, GATES, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, B. KOBAYASHI, D. KOBAYASHI, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, OKIMOTO, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, San Buenaventura HSH, FIN
HR171
Department of Accounting and General Services; Energy Efficiency; Jalousie Windows; Air Conditioning; State Buildings; Investigation; Alternatives
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO INVESTIGATE THE COEXISTENCE OF JALOUSIE WINDOWS AND AIR CONDITIONING IN STATE BUILDINGS AND CONSIDER MORE ENERGY EFFICIENT ALTERNATIVES.
(H) 3/25/2019- Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Creagan, Eli, Holt, Nakamura, Quinlan excused (6). KITAGAWA, BELATTI, HASHIMOTO, D. KOBAYASHI, MATAYOSHI, OKIMOTO, TARNAS, THIELEN, Wildberger EEP, FIN  HCR190
HR172
Public Utilities Commission; Wireless Communications Provider; Backup Power Source; Power Resilience; Cellular Tower Backup Capacity
REQUESTING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO MONITOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION MANDATES FOR THE DEPLOYMENT OF BACKUP POWER GENERATORS FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS PROVIDERS AND COLLECT AND PUBLISH DATA ON CELLULAR TOWER BACKUP CAPACITY.
(H) 3/27/2019- The committee(s) on IAC recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. KITAGAWA, AQUINO, BELATTI, CACHOLA, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, D. KOBAYASHI, KONG, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, McDermott, Onishi IAC, CPC  HCR191
HR173 HD1
Hawaii Teacher Standards Board; Special Education; Blindness; Teacher Certifications; Cane Travel; National Blindness Profession Certification Board
REQUESTING THE HAWAII TEACHER STANDARDS BOARD TO ACCEPT THE NATIONAL ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY CERTIFICATION FOR TEACHERS PROVIDING ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY SERVICES.
(H) 3/28/2019- Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, C. Lee excused (2). KITAGAWA, BELATTI, DECOITE, HASHIMOTO, JOHANSON, D. KOBAYASHI, MATAYOSHI, OKIMOTO, TARNAS, WILDBERGER LHE/LAB, FIN  HCR192
HR180
Resolution; Liver and Bile Duct Cancer Awareness; Designated Month
DESIGNATING FEBRUARY OF EACH YEAR AS LIVER AND BILE DUCT CANCER AWARENESS MONTH IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.
(H) 3/27/2019- Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Creagan, DeCoite, Holt, McKelvey excused (4). MIZUNO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, D. KOBAYASHI, MCKELVEY, OKIMOTO, SAY, TAKUMI, TARNAS, WARD, WOODSON, DeCoite, San Buenaventura HLT, FIN  HCR200