Hawaii State Legislature
Measures by Introducer
Measures with Thielen as a Primary Introducer
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Measure Text pdfMeasure StatusCurrent StatusIntroducer(s)Current ReferralCompanion
HB18 HD1 SD1
Childhood Sexual Abuse; Civil Actions; Statute of Limitations
RELATING TO CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE.
Repeals statutory limitations on the time period in which a survivor of childhood sexual abuse may file suit. (SD1)
(H) 4/25/2019- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-26-19 3:21PM in conference room 325. THIELEN JDC, WAM
HB19
Climate Change; Sea Level Rise; Malama Makalae Coast Council; Lieutenant Governor; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
Establishes a Malama Makalae Coast Council, which shall: (1) Study, provide analysis, and develop Malama Makalae coast siting criteria and design criteria for certain state-funded construction projects; (2) Establish a plan regarding saltwater intrusion; and (3) Establish a plan to address nuisance flooding in each county with a population of 500,000 or more. Appropriates funds for administrative and operating expenses. Dissolves the council on 6/30/2023.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to EEP/WLH, FIN, referral sheet 2 THIELEN EEP/WLH, FIN
HB20
Health Care Coverage; Cannabidiol Oil; Industrial Hemp
RELATING TO CANNABIDIOL OIL.
Requires health insurers to provide coverage of cannabidiol oil derived from industrial hemp.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to HLT, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 2 THIELEN HLT, CPC, FIN
HB21
Condemnation; Pali Lanes; DLNR; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO THE PALI LANES BOWLING ALLEY PROPERTY IN KAILUA.
Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to initiate condemnation proceedings to acquire the Pali Lanes property in Kailua and to operate it as a bowling alley. Appropriates funds.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to WLH, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 2 THIELEN, C. LEE WLH, JUD, FIN
HB22
State Capitol Tours; Lieutenant Governor; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO STATE CAPITOL TOURS.
Requires the Lieutenant Governor to administer and facilitate a Hawaii state capitol tour program. Appropriates funds.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to LMG, FIN, referral sheet 2 THIELEN LMG, FIN  SB1060
HB23 HD1
Condominiums; Disaster Preparedness; Managing Agents
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
Requires a disaster preparedness plan to accompany each declaration for a new condominium property regime submitted for recordation after December 31, 2019. Requires each managing agent for each condominium property regime created before January 1, 2020, to prepare a disaster preparedness plan. (HB23 HD1)
(H) 2/13/2019- The committee(s) on CPC recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. THIELEN, TAKAYAMA PVM, CPC, FIN
HB35
Mental Illness; Involuntary Hospitalization; Criteria
RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
Restores the categories of "gravely disabled" and "obviously ill" to the criteria for involuntary hospitalization that were deleted by Act 221, SLH 2013. Increases the maximum period of emergency hospitalization from 48 hours to 72 hours.
(H) 1/31/2019- The committee(s) on HLT recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. MIZUNO, B. KOBAYASHI, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, THIELEN HLT, CPC, FIN
HB37
Medical Cannabis; Opioid Use; Substance Use; Prescription Medication Dependence; Debilitating Medical Condition
RELATING TO MEDICAL CANNABIS.
Allows the use of medical cannabis to treat opioid use, substance use, and withdrawal symptoms resulting from the treatment of those conditions or a medical condition that is normally treated with a prescription medication that could lead to physical or psychological dependence, but can be treated more effectively and safely through medical cannabis.
(H) 2/5/2019- The committee(s) on HLT recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. MIZUNO, B. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, NAKAMURA, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, THIELEN, Tokioka HLT, CPC, JUD
HB87
Industrial Hemp; Financial Institutions; Conducting Business
RELATING TO INDUSTRIAL HEMP.
Clarifies that financial institutions are authorized to conduct business with persons and entities that lawfully deal with industrial hemp.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to IAC, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 2 TAKUMI, LUKE, THIELEN IAC, CPC, FIN  SB1352
HB131 HD2
Hemp; Cannabis; Controlled Substances; Legalization; Hemp Genetics
RELATING TO HEMP.
Legalizes hemp to the extent legalized under federal law. Requires the Chairperson of the Board of Agriculture to prepare and submit a proposed state plan to monitor and regulate hemp production, including commercial production and research, to the federal Secretary of Agriculture pursuant to section 297B of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946, as amended. Authorizes the Department of Agriculture to monitor and regulate hemp production. Allows Industrial Hemp Pilot Project licensee to utilize hemp genetics. Requires reports to the Governor and Legislature. Effective 9/22/2050. (HB131 HD2)
(S) 3/5/2019- Referred to PSM/AEN, JDC/WAM. CREAGAN, BROWER, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, DECOITE, JOHANSON, C. LEE, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER, Matayoshi PSM/AEN, JDC/WAM  SB1335
HB143 HD1
Coffee; Labeling; Ready-to-Drink Coffee Beverages
RELATING TO COFFEE LABELING.
Expands the coffee labeling requirements to include ready-to-drink coffee beverages. (HB143 HD1)
(H) 2/13/2019- 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) Holt, McDermott, Mizuno, Nakamura, Ward excused (5). CREAGAN, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, LOWEN, MCDERMOTT, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WARD, Belatti, DeCoite, Okimoto, San Buenaventura AGR, CPC  SB894
HB144 HD1 SD1
Coffee Labeling Economic Impact Study; Coffee Labeling Task Force; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO COFFEE LABELING.
Directs and appropriates funds for UHERO to conduct an economic impact study regarding the impact of potential changes to coffee labeling laws on the local coffee industry. Establishes and appropriates funds for a coffee labeling task force. (SD1)
(S) 4/2/2019- The committee on WAM deferred the measure. CREAGAN, ICHIYAMA, LOWEN, MCDERMOTT, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WARD, Belatti, Okimoto AEN, CPH/WAM  SB888
HB146 HD1
Veterinary Medical Officer; Department of Health; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Establishes and appropriates funds for one full-time equivalent (1.00 FTE) permanent veterinary medical officer position within the Department of Health. (HB146 HD1)
(S) 3/5/2019- Referred to CPH, WAM. CREAGAN, LOWEN, MCDERMOTT, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, OKIMOTO, ONISHI, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WARD, DeCoite, San Buenaventura CPH, WAM
HB201 HD1 SD1
Invasive Species; Private Property; Entry; Reasonable Suspicion
RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
Clarifies that a state department that is a member of the invasive species council, counties, and its employees and authorized agents, have authority to enter private property to control and eradicate invasive species when there is a reasonable suspicion that invasive species are present on the property. (SD1)
(S) 7/9/2019- Act 197, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1299). LOWEN, BROWER, CREAGAN, JOHANSON, C. LEE, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OHNO, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER, YAMANE AEN, JDC
HB251 HD1
Public Schools; Laptop and Tablet Computers; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Appropriates funds for laptop or tablet computers to be used by teachers and students for digital teaching and learning. (HB251 HD1)
(S) 3/5/2019- Referred to EDU, WAM. WOODSON, AQUINO, CREAGAN, GATES, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, THIELEN, YAMASHITA EDU, WAM
HB265 HD1
DLNR; Invasive Species; Maui County; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for the management of the axis deer population and substantial reduction and eradication of other invasive species in Maui County. (HB265 HD1)
(H) 2/7/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on EEP with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Nakamura, Thielen excused (2). DECOITE, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, MORIKAWA, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER AGR, EEP, FIN  SB697
HB266
Hemp; Cannabis; Controlled Substances; Legalization
RELATING TO HEMP.
Legalizes hemp to the extent legalized under federal law. Imposes a penalty for the production of hemp unless produced as authorized under federal law or under the state industrial hemp pilot program. Requires the Chairperson of Agriculture to prepare and submit a proposed state plan to monitor and regulate hemp production, including commercial production and research, to the federal Secretary of Agriculture pursuant to section 297B of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946, as amended. Requires a report to the Legislature.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to AGR, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 3 TARNAS, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ONISHI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, WILDBERGER AGR, JUD, FIN
HB290 HD1 SD2 CD1
Uniform Controlled Substances Act; Medical Cannabis; Interisland Transportation
RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT.
Authorizes qualifying patients or qualifying out-of-state patients to transport medical cannabis between islands for their personal medical use. (HB290 CD1)
(S) 7/9/2019- Vetoed on 07-09-19 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1371). SAN BUENAVENTURA, BROWER, C. LEE, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, THIELEN CPH, JDC
HB297 HD1 SD1
DOA; Aedes Aegypti Mosquito; Wolbachia Bacteria; Vector Control; Animal Importation; Report
RELATING TO MOSQUITO VECTOR CONTROL.
Directs DOA to review the Aedes aegypti mosquito with Wolbachia bacteria, including Aedes aegypti mosquitoes originating from Hawaii stock that could be imported for landscape scale mosquito control, and render a determination to place it on the appropriate animal import list. Requires DOA, DOH, and DLNR to collaborate on a report to the Legislature with recommendations for appropriate vector control programs. (SD1)
(S) 6/25/2019- Act 106, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1208). TARNAS, CREAGAN, DECOITE, HAR, HOLT, LOWEN, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER AEN/CPH, WAM
HB298 HD1
Public Utilities Commission; Intra-governmental Wheeling
RELATING TO INTRA-GOVERNMENTAL WHEELING.
Authorizes any government agency to engage in the wheeling of electricity that is produced at its own facilities from renewable energy resources, subject to disallowance by the Public Utilities Commission. Designates the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority as a microgrid demonstration project. Authorizes the Public Utilities Commission to allow wheeling within the boundaries of the Hawaii Ocean Science and Technology Park. (HB298 HD1)
(S) 3/5/2019- Referred to EET, CPH. TARNAS, HAR, LOWEN, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER EET, CPH
HB379 HD1
Mental Health Training; Complex Area Superintendents; School Nurses; School Health Aides; Akayla-Jeremiah-Vanna's Law; Autism; Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Authorizes the Department of Education to develop and coordinate mental health training to be offered annually to complex area superintendents, registered school nurses, and school health aides. Includes autism and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder training. (HB379 HD1)
(H) 2/7/2019- 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) Nakamura, Thielen excused (2). MIZUNO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, OHNO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER HLT, LHE, FIN
HB380
Human Services; Pregnant Women; Substance Abuse Treatment; Mental Health
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Provides that certain pregnant women receiving substance abuse treatment are eligible for substance abuse treatment and mental health services for an additional ten months following childbirth.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to HLT/CPC, FIN, referral sheet 3 MIZUNO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, OHNO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Okimoto HLT/CPC, FIN
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
HB382
Department of Education; Bullying and Cyberbullying; Audit
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
Requires the Auditor to conduct a management and program audit of the Department of Education's policies relating to bullying and cyberbullying, especially as they apply to students who are members of certain minority groups.
(H) 1/29/2019- The committee(s) on LHE recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. MIZUNO, AQUINO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, OHNO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Matayoshi, Okimoto LHE, LMG, JUD, FIN  SB1011
HB383 HD1
Child Welfare Services; Task Force
RELATING TO CHILD WELFARE SERVICES.
Establishes or merges with an existing task force a Child Welfare Services Task Force to review the Child Welfare Services Branch and examine best practices that will help to improve child care safety through the Branch. (HB383 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, DECOITE, HAR, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, OHNO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Okimoto HSH, FIN  SB1022
HB384
School Psychologists; Licensure; Board of Psychology
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Establishes licensure requirements for school psychologists to be administered by the board of psychology. Amends the composition of the board to include 2 school psychologists.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to HLT/LHE, IAC, CPC, referral sheet 3 MIZUNO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, OHNO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Okimoto HLT/LHE, IAC, CPC
HB385
BOE; DOE; Comprehensive Sexuality Health Education; Working Group
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Adds specific requirements to Hawaii's sexuality health education law. Requires the Board of Education to collaborate with the Department of Education and the Sexuality Health Education Working Group to provide curricula information to the public. Requires students to be excused from the provided instruction upon written request by a parent or guardian. Establishes the Sexuality Health Education Working Group.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to HLT/LHE, CPC, referral sheet 3 MIZUNO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, MATAYOSHI, MORIKAWA, OHNO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER HLT/LHE, CPC
HB386
Keiki Caucus; Erin's Law Task Force; Education; Sexual Abuse; Sex Trafficking; Prevention; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO SEXUAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION EDUCATION.
Establishes the Erin's law task force to review policies, programs, and curricula for educating public school students about sexual abuse and sex trafficking prevention, report recommendations for the establishment of a program to educate public school children on sexual abuse prevention through age appropriate curricula, provide relevant training to school teachers and staff, and inform parents and guardians about important child sexual abuse topics. Requires the Department of Education to establish and implement a systemwide sexual abuse prevention education program at the conclusion of the task force. Appropriates funds.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to LHE, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 3 MIZUNO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, OHNO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Say LHE, JUD, FIN  SB1017
HB387 HD1
Unlawful Shipment and Transport of Tobacco Products; Tax; Permit; License; Excise Tax; Department of the Attorney General
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Prohibits the shipment of tobacco products, and the transport of tobacco products ordered or purchased through a remote sale, to anyone other than a licensee. Increases the license fee for wholesalers or dealers and the retail tobacco permit fee. Increases the excise tax for each cigarette sold, used, or possessed by a wholesaler or dealer. Increases the excise tax on the wholesale price of each article or item of tobacco products sold by the wholesaler or dealer. (HB387 HD1)
(H) 2/13/2019- The committee(s) on CPC recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. MIZUNO, AQUINO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, CULLEN, DECOITE, HAR, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, MATAYOSHI, MORIKAWA, OHNO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMANE, Okimoto HLT, CPC, FIN
HB388 HD1
Keiki Caucus; Hawaii Zero to Three Court; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII ZERO TO THREE COURT.
Appropriates funds for the Hawaii Zero to Three Court. (HB388 HD1)
(H) 2/15/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5). MIZUNO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, MATAYOSHI, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, OHNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER JUD, FIN  SB1018
HB402 HD1 SD2
OHA; Public Land Trust; Pro Rata Share; Department of Budget and Finance; Auditor; Appropriations ($)
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
HB413 HD2 SD1
Education Innovation Grants Program; Special Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EDUCATION INNOVATION GRANTS.
Establishes the Education Innovation Grants Program to support school-level innovation. Authorizes the Board of Education to adopt guiding principles and measures of success for the Grants Program and the Department of Education to implement the Grants Program. Establishes the Education Innovation Grants Special Fund. Makes appropriations. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/22/2019- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. WOODSON, AQUINO, CREAGAN, GATES, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, THIELEN, YAMASHITA EDU, WAM
HB416
DAGS; Child Care Centers for Eligible Children of State Employees; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO CHILD CARE.
Requires the Department of Accounting and General Services to establish and operate two child care centers on Oahu for eligible children of state employees, one in or near the state capitol and one in Kapolei. Appropriates funds.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to HSH/LAB, FIN, referral sheet 3 THIELEN HSH/LAB, FIN  SB1021
HB417
Health Insurance; Topical Eye Medications; Refills
RELATING TO EYE CARE MEDICATION COVERAGE.
Prohibits health insurers from denying coverage for early refills of topical eye medication prescriptions under certain conditions.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to HLT, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 3 THIELEN (Introduced by request of another party) HLT, CPC, FIN
HB434
Marijuana; Offenses; Civil Violation; Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division Special Fund ($)
RELATING TO MARIJUANA.
Establishes the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division Special Fund (Special Fund) within the Department of Health. Reclassifies specific low-level marijuana offenses as non-criminal violations subject to a fine, which shall be deposited into the Special Fund for public education and awareness programs aimed at reducing the use of harmful drugs.
(H) 2/5/2019- The committee(s) on HLT/PVM recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. TAKAYAMA, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HASHEM, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA HLT/PVM, JUD, FIN
HB465 HD1 SD2
Kupuna Caucus; Kupuna Care; Appropriation ($)
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
HB470
Kupuna Caucus; Hawaii Retirement Savings Program; Hawaii Retirement Savings Board; Feasibility Study; Legislative Reference Bureau; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO RETIREMENT SAVINGS.
Requires the legislative reference bureau to conduct a feasibility study to determine the feasibility of establishing a Hawaii retirement savings program. Subject to a positive finding in the feasibility study, establishes the Hawaii retirement savings board to establish, implement, and maintain the Hawaii retirement savings program to cover private sector employees who are not provided a retirement savings plan by their employers. Appropriates funds to the legislative reference bureau to conduct a market analysis. Prohibits employers that offer retirement savings plans or programs to employees from canceling these plans or programs for an unspecified number of years after July 1, 2019.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to HSH/LAB, IAC/CPC, FIN, referral sheet 3 TAKAYAMA, AQUINO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HAR, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, Ward HSH/LAB, IAC/CPC, FIN  SB1028
HB471 HD1 SD1 CD1
Kupuna Caucus; Policy Advisory Board for Elder Affairs; Quorum
RELATING TO AGING.
Establishes quorum requirements for the Policy Advisory Board for Elder Affairs. (HB471 CD1)
(S) 6/28/2019- Act 125, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1227). TAKAYAMA, AQUINO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HAR, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WARD, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMASHITA CPH/HMS  SB1029
HB472
Active Aging Initiative; Health; Older Adults; Executive Office on Aging; University of Hawaii Center on Aging; Kupuna Caucus; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO ACTIVE AGING.
Requires the executive office on aging to coordinate with the University of Hawaii center on aging to implement an active aging initiative. Establishes an active aging advisory committee. Appropriates funds.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to HSH, FIN, referral sheet 3 TAKAYAMA, AQUINO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HAR, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WARD, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMASHITA HSH, FIN  SB1030
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
HB482
Sexual Violence; Child Sexual Abuse; Civil Action; Statute of Limitations
RELATING TO SEXUAL VIOLENCE.
Extends the amount of time from the date an act of child sexual abuse occurred for a victim to bring a civil cause of action.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 3 ICHIYAMA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HASHIMOTO, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OHNO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA JUD, FIN  SB1035
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
HB488 HD2 SD1
Employment Practices; Sexual Misconduct; Nondisclosure Agreement
RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.
Prohibits written nondisclosure agreements involving sexual assault and sexual harassment as part of an employee's condition of employment under certain conditions. Prohibits employers from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing sexual harassment or sexual assault. Takes effect 1/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/21/2019- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC. PERRUSO, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OHNO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, B. Kobayashi LCA, JDC  SB1041
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
HB490 HD1
Licensure; Midwives; Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE LICENSURE OF MIDWIVES.
Establishes licensure of midwives including scope of practice, professional code of conduct, continuing education requirements, and prescriptive drug authority. Appropriates funds from the compliance resolution fund. Exempts traditional birth attendants and Native Hawaiian healers from licensure requirements. (HB490 HD1)
(H) 2/15/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Cachola, McKelvey, Perruso, San Buenaventura, Wildberger voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) McDermott, Tokioka, Ward voting no (3) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5). BELATTI, DECOITE, ELI, HAR, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OHNO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA HLT, CPC  SB1033
HB549 HD1 SD1
Climate Change; Sea Level Rise; Barriers; Flooding; Coastal Zone Management
RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
Requires new developments to plan for the impacts of projected sea level rise and prohibits development in areas significantly affected by projected sea level rise. Amends policies and objectives related to coastal zone management to reduce residential exposure to coastal hazards and protect state beaches and public shoreline access. Defines "beach" and "coastal hazards". (SD1)
(S) 3/20/2019- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC/WAM. LOWEN, AQUINO, CREAGAN, DECOITE, GATES, JOHANSON, B. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMANE, Belatti, Brower AEN/WTL, JDC/WAM
HB550 HD1 SD1
Renewable Portfolio Standard; Electricity
RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
Amends the definition of renewable portfolio standard to be a percentage of electrical energy generation, rather than sales. Effective 7/1/2100. (SD1)
(S) 3/22/2019- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to CPH/WAM. LOWEN, CREAGAN, GATES, B. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, MIZUNO, OHNO, SAIKI, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, Brower, DeCoite EET, CPH/WAM
HB551 SD1 CD1
DOH; UH; Cesspool Conversion Working Group; Cesspool Study; Appropriations; Extension
RELATING TO CESSPOOLS.
Extends various reporting deadlines and the sunset date of the cesspool conversion working group established pursuant to Act 132, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018. Extends the lapse date on appropriations for the comprehensive statewide study of sewage contamination in nearshore marine areas and for research and technical assistance necessary for completion of the comprehensive cesspool conversion plan. (HB551 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2019- Act 170, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1272). LOWEN, BELATTI, CULLEN, DECOITE, GATES, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, B. KOBAYASHI, LUKE, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, OHNO, SAIKI, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER AEN/HRE, WAM
HB553
Hawaii Tourism Authority; HDOT; Litter Control; Public Awareness Campaign; Adopt-A-Highway; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO LITTER CONTROL.
Establishes a statewide anti-littering public education and awareness campaign to be administered by the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Authorizes the Hawaii Tourism Authority to enter into contracts and agreements relating to a statewide anti-littering public education and awareness campaign. Establishes a pilot program for the Hawaii Tourism Authority to assume management of the Department of Transportation's Adopt-A-Highway program in certain geographic areas. Appropriates funds.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to EEP/TIA, FIN, referral sheet 4 LOWEN, BROWER, CREAGAN, DECOITE, GATES, JOHANSON, B. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, MIZUNO, QUINLAN, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER, YAMANE, San Buenaventura EEP/TIA, FIN
HB554 HD1
PUC; Neighbor Island Commissioners; Travel Expenses; Per Diem
RELATING TO EXPENSES OF NEIGHBOR ISLAND RESIDENT PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSIONERS.
Requires payment of travel expenses and a $225 per diem allowance to Public Utilities Commission members who are residents of a county other than the City and County of Honolulu for travel authorized by the PUC. (HB554 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). LOWEN, BELATTI, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, GATES, ICHIYAMA, B. KOBAYASHI, MIZUNO, OHNO, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER, YAMANE, San Buenaventura LAB, CPC, FIN
HB555
State Employees; Air Travel; DLNR; Carbon Offset Program
RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
Requires state agencies to participate in a carbon offset program to offset carbon emissions caused by their employees' air travel. Requires DLNR to establish and administer a carbon offset program.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to EEP, FIN , referral sheet 4 LOWEN, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, GATES, ICHIYAMA, B. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER EEP, FIN  SB129
HB556 HD1 SD2 CD1
Appliance Efficiency Standards; Energy Efficiency; Rules
RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
Requires the department of business, economic development, and tourism to adopt minimum appliance efficiency standards for certain products sold or installed in the State that are substantially equivalent to existing appliance efficiency standards established in California and by the federal government. (HB556 CD1)
(S) 7/1/2019- Act 141, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1243). LOWEN, BROWER, CACHOLA, DECOITE, GATES, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, B. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, NAKAMURA, OHNO, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER, YAMANE EET, CPH
HB559
Electric Vehicle; Charging Infrastructure; Parking Facilities
RELATING TO AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE-READY HAWAII.
Requires that, effective January 1, 2020, 25% of parking stalls for all residential multi-family buildings that have twenty or more parking stalls and commercial buildings that have forty or more parking stalls are electric vehicle charger ready.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to EEP/TRN, CPC, referral sheet 4 LOWEN, AQUINO, BELATTI, CACHOLA, DECOITE, GATES, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, B. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, TAKUMI, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER EEP/TRN, CPC
HB560 HD1 SD1 CD1
Energy Systems and Technology; Training; County Officers and Employees; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO ENERGY TRAINING.
Requires UH community colleges to establish energy systems and technology training courses for county officers and employees responsible for permitting, inspecting, licensing, and approving construction projects and an advisory committee of industry stakeholders and to submit a report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. (HB560 CD1)
(S) 7/1/2019- Act 145, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1247). LOWEN, CULLEN, GATES, JOHANSON, C. LEE, MIZUNO, OHNO, QUINLAN, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER, Belatti, Brower, DeCoite HRE, WAM
HB561 HD1
Invasive Species; Mitigation; Special Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
Establishes the invasive species rapid response special fund. Establishes procedures for emergency declarations and expenditures. Appropriates money. (HB561 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). LOWEN, BROWER, CACHOLA, CULLEN, DECOITE, GATES, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, B. KOBAYASHI, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, OHNO, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER, YAMANE EEP, FIN
HB562 HD1 SD1
Construction Waste; Recycling; Working Group
RELATING TO CONSTRUCTION WASTE.
Requires the Department of Health to convene a construction waste reuse and recycling working group to determine how to implement a requirement for the reuse, recycling, or donation of construction waste. (SD1)
(S) 3/22/2019- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. LOWEN, BELATTI, BROWER, CULLEN, DECOITE, GATES, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, B. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, OHNO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMANE CPH/AEN, WAM
HB563 HD1
Electricity Generation; Coal; Prohibition
RELATING TO A COAL-FREE HAWAII.
Prohibits the issuance of covered source air permits for coal-burning electricity generation facilities after 2022. Prohibits the approval of a new, modified, or renewed power purchase agreement for electricity generated from coal. (HB563 HD1)
(H) 1/31/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, DeCoite, Har, Kong, McDermott, Okimoto, Say, Ward voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Thielen, Tokioka excused (2). LOWEN, CREAGAN, DECOITE, GATES, B. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, MIZUNO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER EEP, CPC, FIN
HB564
Wai ‘Opae; ‘Opae ‘Ula; Ecosystem; Conservation
RELATING TO THE STATE SHRIMP.
Establishes the ‘opae ‘ula as the state shrimp to protect anchialine pool ecosystems throughout Hawaii.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to TIA, FIN, referral sheet 4 LOWEN, BROWER, CREAGAN, DECOITE, GATES, KITAGAWA, B. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, OHNO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMANE TIA, FIN
HB565 HD1
Real Property Transactions; Coastal Hazards; Sea Level Rise
RELATING TO DISCLOSURE OF COASTAL HAZARDS.
Requires that a vulnerable coastal property statement accompany the sale of every vulnerable coastal property. Requires that mandatory seller disclosures in real property transactions include identification of residential real properties located within a sea level rise exposure area. (HB565 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). LOWEN, BELATTI, BROWER, CREAGAN, DECOITE, GATES, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, B. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, OHNO, QUINLAN, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER, WOODSON WLH/EEP, CPC, FIN
HB597
Elections; Mandatory Manual Recount of Ballots; Margin of Victory; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Requires a mandatory manual recount of election ballots in any election for any office when the margin of victory is equal to or less than one-half of one per cent of the ballots cast. Makes an appropriation.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 4 HASHEM, AQUINO, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, DECOITE, HAR, ICHIYAMA, B. KOBAYASHI, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, MORIKAWA, ONISHI, QUINLAN, SAY, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, WARD, Cachola JUD, FIN  SB359
HB598
Penal Code; False Statements; County Inspector
RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION.
Adds knowingly making a false statement to a county inspector a crime within the offense of unsworn falsification to authorities.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 4 HASHEM, BROWER, DECOITE, GATES, ICHIYAMA, LOWEN, MCDERMOTT, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, YAMASHITA, Matayoshi JUD, FIN  SB747
HB605
Qualified returning resident down payment program; real estate investment trusts; special fund ($)
RELATING TO DOWN PAYMENTS.
Establishes a qualified returning resident down payment program funded by revenues collected from real estate investment trusts.
(H) 1/24/2019- Referred to EDB, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 5 WARD, MATSUMOTO, MCDERMOTT, OKIMOTO, THIELEN EDB, CPC, FIN
HB607
Private Trade, Vocational, and Technical School Special Fund ($)
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
HB633
Cruelty to Animals; Dogs; Tethers and Other Restraints; Electric Shock Dog Collars
RELATING TO ANIMAL CRUELTY.
Limits the use of tethers and certain other types of restraints that are known to endanger dogs or prevent dogs from receiving necessary sustenance. Allows tethering for not more than twenty-four consecutive hours but only by means of a chest harness around a dog. Prohibits the sale, distribution, or use of electric shock dog collars. Specifies penalties.
(H) 1/24/2019- Referred to AGR, JUD, referral sheet 5 WILDBERGER, BROWER, CREAGAN, ELI, ICHIYAMA, C. LEE, MIZUNO, PERRUSO, TAKUMI, THIELEN, Hashimoto, Kitagawa, Yamashita AGR, JUD  SB677
HB634
Restorative Justice; Pilot Program; Judiciary; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO RESTORATIVE JUSTICE.
Requires the Judiciary to establish a 5-year pilot program for restorative justice. Requires the judiciary to inform various criminal attorneys of the existence of the pilot program. Appropriates funds.
(H) 2/1/2019- The committee(s) on PVM recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. WILDBERGER, AQUINO, ELI, GATES, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, KONG, C. LEE, MCDERMOTT, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, PERRUSO, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, Yamashita PVM, JUD, FIN  SB737
HB635
Remote Testimony; Legislature; Public Participation; Persons With Disabilities ($)
RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE ACCESS THROUGH REMOTE TESTIMONY.
Requires each house of the Legislature to establish, by rule, procedures that enable the legislature to use remote testimony at legislative committee hearings to enable the public to present oral testimony at committee hearings and accommodate persons with disabilities. Appropriates funds.
(H) 1/24/2019- Referred to LMG, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 5 WILDBERGER, AQUINO, CREAGAN, GATES, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, KONG, C. LEE, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, PERRUSO, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, Yamashita LMG, JUD, FIN  SB811
HB636
Mopeds; Motor Scooters; Lexi's Law; Aftermarket Motor Modification; Rental Companies; Helmet Requirements; Violation
RELATING TO RENTALS OF MOPEDS AND MOTOR SCOOTERS.
Prohibits operating a moped or motor scooter from any rental company unless the person wears a safety helmet that the rental company is required to provide or the person wears a safety helmet that is provided by the person; provided that this requirement does not apply to any person who possesses a valid license from any state to operate a motorcycle. Prohibits the rental of any moped or motor scooter with an aftermarket modification to its motor.
(H) 1/24/2019- Referred to TRN, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 5 WILDBERGER, CREAGAN, GATES, HOLT, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, PERRUSO, THIELEN, Eli, Hashimoto, D. Kobayashi TRN, JUD, FIN  SB824
HB637
HCDA; Department of Education; School Gardens; Community Gardens
RELATING TO GARDENS.
Authorizes the department of education and Hawaii community development authority to develop programs that provide incentives to establish gardens on school campuses and within housing projects and communities.
(H) 1/24/2019- Referred to AGR/LHE/WLH, FIN, referral sheet 5 WILDBERGER, AQUINO, ELI, GATES, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, KONG, C. LEE, LOWEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, D. Kobayashi, Tokioka AGR/LHE/WLH, FIN  SB303
HB656
Child Care Facilities; DHS; Inspections; Reports; Oversight; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CHILD CARE FACILITIES.
Requires the Department of Human Services to post on its website reports of child care facility inspections beginning with inspections occurring after 12/31/2019, and suspected or actual complaint violations, including the Department of Human Services' findings and corrective actions. Appropriates funds to implement and comply with the reporting requirements for child care facilities.
(H) 1/24/2019- Referred to HSH, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 5 MIZUNO, AQUINO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, HAR, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, MCKELVEY, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Matayoshi, Morikawa, Say HSH, JUD, 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
HB709 HD1 SD1
Constitutional Amendment; Elections; Recount (ConAm)
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE II OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.
Proposes an amendment to the Hawaii State Constitution to allow a recount of votes cast at an election to be conducted in a manner as provided by the Legislature. Effective 01/28/2081. (SD1)
(S) 4/16/2019- Notice of bill proposing constitutional amendment transmitted to Governor pursuant to Article XVII, Section 3 (Sen. Com. No. 2). C. LEE, BROWER, ELI, KITAGAWA, LUKE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKUMI, THIELEN, YAMASHITA, Matayoshi JDC, WAM  SB842
HB710 HD1 SD1 CD1
Employment Practices; Reproductive Health Decisions
RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.
Adds reproductive health decisions to the list of categories that are protected against discriminatory employment practices. (HB710 CD1)
(S) 7/5/2019- Act 178, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1280). C. LEE, BROWER, ELI, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LUKE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, TAKUMI, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, San Buenaventura LCA/JDC, WAM
HB712 HD1
Elections; Executive Branch Candidates; Tax Returns
RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Requires candidates for President, Vice President, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, or Mayor to disclose their federal income tax returns to be listed on a general election ballot. Prohibits electors from voting for candidates for President or Vice President if those candidates have not disclosed their federal income tax returns. (HB712 HD1)
(S) 4/9/2019- Failed to pass Third Reading. Ayes, 10; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Ruderman, Taniguchi . Noes, 15 (Senator(s) S. Chang, Dela Cruz, English, Fevella, Ihara, Inouye, Kanuha, J.Keohokalole, Kidani, Kim, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, L. Thielen, Wakai). Excused, 0 (none). C. LEE, BROWER, ELI, KITAGAWA, LUKE, MATAYOSHI, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, TAKUMI, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, San Buenaventura JDC
HB713 HD1 SD1
Homeless Employment Grant Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
Establishes a three-year Homeless Employment Grant Program that provides homeless individuals with work opportunities and connects them with service providers. Requires the Department of Human Services to submit a report to the Legislature prior to the 2020 Regular Session. Appropriates funds. Takes effect 1/1/2059. (SD1)
(H) 4/25/2019- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-26-19 2:15PM in conference room 225. C. LEE, BROWER, ELI, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LUKE, MATAYOSHI, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKUMI, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Yamashita HMS, WAM
HB723 HD1
Schools Our Keiki Deserve Act; Education Omnibus; Whole Child Education; Special Education; Classroom Supplies; Class Size; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Encourages whole child education through expanding arts, culture, and native Hawaiian educational curricula in public schools. Supports the Department of Education and teachers through special education, academic and financial planning, classroom supplies, and reducing class size. Appropriates funds. (HB723 HD1)
(H) 2/15/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Okimoto, Tokioka voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5). PERRUSO, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, KONG, C. LEE, LOWEN, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER 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
HB734
Opioid; Mail-Back Envelope; Drug Disposal
RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.
Requires a health care professional or pharmacist who dispenses any opioid drug to include with the drug instructions for disposing of any unused portion, along with a pre-addressed envelope or package that can be used to mail any unused portion to a medication disposal program in the State at no cost to the person to whom the drug was dispensed.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to HLT, CPC, referral sheet 6 MATSUMOTO, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KONG, C. LEE, MCDERMOTT, MIZUNO, OHNO, SAY, THIELEN, WARD, WOODSON, Belatti, Brower, Cabanilla Arakawa, Eli, D. Kobayashi, San Buenaventura, Tokioka, Yamashita HLT, CPC
HB737
Med-QUEST; Autism Waiver; Home and Community-Based Services
RELATING TO AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER.
Requires Med-QUEST to seek a state plan waiver to establish a home and community-based services program for individuals with an autism spectrum disorder.
(H) 2/1/2019- Re-referred to HSH/HLT, FIN, referral sheet 10 MATSUMOTO, BROWER, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, KONG, MCDERMOTT, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, ONISHI, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, THIELEN, WARD, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, Cabanilla Arakawa, Cachola, Eli, Hashimoto HSH/HLT, FIN
HB738
Landlord-Tenant Code; Application Screening Fees
RELATING TO THE RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.
Establishes criteria and limits for the assessment of application screening fees for residential rental property.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to CPC, FIN, referral sheet 6 THIELEN, BROWER CPC, FIN
HB765 HD1 SD2
Hawaii State Planning Act; Sea Level Rise; PUC; Ala Wai Watershed; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO COASTAL PLANNING.
Requires incorporation of sea level rise projections in all new plans and updates to existing state plans generated under the Hawaii State Planning Act and the plans of the Public Utilities Commission. Appropriates funds for the facilitation of stakeholder communications and public engagement related to environmental protection, clean waters, ecosystem preservation and restoration, and community and cultural consideration of the Ala Wai watershed and surrounding areas. Effective 7/1/2035. (SD2)
(H) 4/22/2019- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 948). TARNAS, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER WTL/AEN, WAM
HB767
Temporary Restraining Orders; Family Court Judges; Enforcement
RELATING TO TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDERS.
Authorizes family court judges to enforce certain temporary restraining orders upon a finding of civil contempt of court.
(H) 2/8/2019- The committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. TARNAS, BROWER, CREAGAN, C. LEE, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN JUD, FIN
HB837
Environmental Response Revolving Fund; Native Wildlife; Environmental Disaster Standby and Response Facility ($)
RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSE.
Specifies the required and permitted uses of the environmental response revolving fund. Appropriates funds for the environmental disaster standby and response facility for native wildlife affected by an oil-or fuel-related disaster.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to EEP, FIN, referral sheet 6 TARNAS, HAR, LOWEN, QUINLAN, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, THIELEN, TODD, Wildberger EEP, FIN
HB847 HD1
State Capitol; Ocean-friendly Capitol Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE STATE CAPITOL.
Establishes the Ocean-friendly Capitol Program to encourage offices within the State Capitol to commit to ocean-friendly practices. Appropriates funds for the installation of ocean-friendly measures in the State Capitol. (HB847 HD1)
(H) 2/4/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on LMG with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Quinlan, Say, Thielen, Tokioka excused (4). WILDBERGER, GATES, HAR, ICHIYAMA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MIZUNO, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, SAY, TAKUMI, THIELEN, TODD, Cachola, Eli, Hashem, Kitagawa, D. Kobayashi EEP, LMG, FIN  SB1067
HB849
Public Access to South Maui Shoreline; Master Plan; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCESS TO THE SHORELINE IN SOUTH MAUI.
Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources, in collaboration with the county councilmember representing the south Maui residency area, Kihei Community Association, and ‘Aha Moku O Kula Makai, to develop a master plan to expand public access to the shoreline in south Maui, particularly state-owned land. Appropriates funds.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 6 WILDBERGER, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, QUINLAN, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, Cachola WLH, FIN  SB1327
HB850 HD1
Environment; Polystyrene Foam; Prohibition; Food Service
RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
Prohibits sale of polystyrene foam food service containers and the sale or service of food using polystyrene containers statewide. Authorizes the Department of Health to adopt rules for implementation including for enforcement, exemptions, and consumer education. (HB850 HD1)
(H) 2/7/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC/JUD with Representative(s) Cachola, Har, Kong, Okimoto, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) McDermott voting no (1) and Representative(s) Nakamura, Thielen excused (2). WILDBERGER, ELI, GATES, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, B. KOBAYASHI, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, THIELEN, TODD, Kitagawa EEP, CPC/JUD, FIN  SB769
HB853
Sharks; Rays; Prohibitions; Exemptions
RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
Establishes penalties and fines for the knowing capture, taking, possession, abuse, entanglement, or killing of sharks in state marine waters. Expands existing prohibition on knowingly capturing or killing manta rays to include all rays and to include taking, possession, abuse, and entanglement of rays.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to WLH, JUD, referral sheet 6 LOWEN, BROWER, CREAGAN, DECOITE, GATES, B. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, QUINLAN, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMANE, San Buenaventura WLH, JUD
HB917 HD1
DOE; Property; Title; Transfer; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOL LANDS.
Requires the City and County of Honolulu to transfer to the Department of Education fee simple title to the property on which the Department's Student Transportation Service Office - Young Street is located. Appropriates funds. (HB917 HD1)
(S) 3/5/2019- Referred to PSM/EDU, WAM. WOODSON, BROWER, ELI, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, D. KOBAYASHI, MCDERMOTT, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, San Buenaventura PSM/EDU, WAM
HB918 HD1
Public School Lands; Ninety-nine-year Leases
RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOL LANDS.
Extends the lease term for public-school lands from 55 to 99 years. (HB918 HD1)
(H) 2/6/2019- 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) Nakamura, Thielen excused (2). WOODSON, BROWER, ELI, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, D. KOBAYASHI, MCDERMOTT, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD WLH/LHE, JUD, FIN
HB920
School Based Health Services; Public Schools; Prescription Medications; Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
RELATING TO SCHOOL BASED HEALTH SERVICES.
Includes advanced practice registered nurses with prescriptive authority in the list of health care professionals authorized to administer medication to public school students. Removes requirement that administration of the medication be approved by the department of health.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to HLT/LHE, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 6 WOODSON, BROWER, ELI, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD HLT/LHE, CPC, FIN  SB984
HB921 HD2 SD2
DOE; Executive Office on Early Learning; State Public Charter School Commission; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Defines the roles and responsibilities of the executive office on early learning and the department of education as they relate to the implementation of the public prekindergarten program. Establishes the executive office on early learning as the administrative authority for state funded prekindergarten programs and a support for and with the department of education special education, Title I, and private partnership funded prekindergarten programs to ensure high quality early education programs in department of education school classrooms. Ensures that agreements and services are clearly articulated in a memorandum of understanding between the executive office on early learning and the department of education, including a resolution protocol to settle disputes should either party not be able to come to an agreement. Establishes reporting requirements. Authorizes the state public charter school commission to establish and fund charter school prekindergarten classrooms. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 4/12/2019- Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 804). WOODSON, BROWER, ELI, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, D. KOBAYASHI, NISHIMOTO, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, McDermott, McKelvey, Mizuno, Morikawa, San Buenaventura EDU, WAM
HB1065
Pesticides; Penalties
RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
Deletes the provision authorizing the issuance of a written warning notice for a first violation of Hawaii's pesticide laws. Increases the administrative penalties. Enhances the criminal penalties for violations involving bodily injury.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to AGR, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 6 PERRUSO, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER, Gates, Lowen AGR, JUD, FIN
HB1066
Agribusiness Development Corporation; Audit; Reporting Requirements
RELATING TO THE AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
Requires at least fifty percent of crops developed by Agribusiness Development Corporation (ADC) to be distributed to local markets, and requires at least fifty percent of lands managed by ADC to be leased for operations that support local food production. Specifies ADC annual reporting requirements and requires an audit of ADC.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to AGR, FIN, referral sheet 6 PERRUSO, KONG, LOWEN, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Belatti, Nakashima AGR, FIN
HB1082
Trails; Na Ala Hele Program; Positions; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO TRAILS.
Appropriates moneys for the establishment of a permanent full-time equivalent abstractor position and a permanent full-time equivalent land and access specialist within the Na Ala Hele Program for trail access.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 6 TARNAS, CREAGAN, CULLEN, GATES, HAR, KITAGAWA, PERRUSO, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, Yamashita WLH, FIN
HB1083
Ohia Forests; Rapid Ohia Death Disease; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO RAPID OHIA DEATH DISEASE.
Protects the State's ohia forests for future generations by appropriating funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for ongoing research, survey and control, expedited removal of hooved animals, and public outreach.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 6 TARNAS, CREAGAN, CULLEN, GATES, HAR, KITAGAWA, PERRUSO, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, Yamashita WLH, FIN
HB1087
Health Insurance; Required Benefits; Covered Benefits; Reproductive Health Care
RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.
Requires health insurers, mutual benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for a comprehensive category of reproductive health services, drugs, devices, products, and procedures. Prohibits discrimination in the provision of reproductive health care services.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to HLT, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 6 ICHIYAMA, DECOITE, LOWEN, MORIKAWA, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, THIELEN, WILDBERGER HLT, CPC, FIN  SB1043
HB1120
CIP; 50th Representative District ($)
RELATING TO THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE FIFTIETH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
Appropriates funds for capital improvement projects for the benefit of the 50th Representative District.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to FIN, referral sheet 6 THIELEN FIN
HB1146 HD1 SD1
Procurement; Past Performance; Appropriation; Working Group; Database ($)
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
Requires procurement officers to complete past performance evaluations of contractors. Requires past performance to be considered in all sole source procurement and any competitive contracts that exceeds the small purchase threshold. Establishes an initial procurement working group that will evaluate and make recommendations to the legislature about the effectiveness of existing procurement methods. Requires the development and implementation of a statewide past performance database. Appropriates funds. Effective 1/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/25/2019- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-26-19 1:00PM in conference room 325. MATSUMOTO, BROWER, HASHEM, KITAGAWA, MCDERMOTT, MCKELVEY, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Eli, San Buenaventura GVO, WAM
HB1147 HD1
Board of Barbering and Cosmetology; Intimate Partner Violence; Training; Licensing
RELATING TO INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE.
Requires barber, beauty operator, and instructor licensees under the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology to complete a one-time, one-hour training program on intimate partner violence awareness and education, which may be administered electronically. (HB1147 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). MATSUMOTO, BROWER, HASHEM, MCDERMOTT, QUINLAN, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER, Cachola, Kitagawa, Matayoshi, McKelvey, Okimoto, Perruso IAC, CPC, JUD  SB1045
HB1148
Health Care Coverage; Contract Changes
RELATING TO HEALTH CARE COVERAGE.
Prohibits health insurers and like entities from making changes to policies or contracts prior to their renewal.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to CPC, FIN, referral sheet 6 MATSUMOTO, BROWER, CACHOLA, HASHEM, JOHANSON, MCDERMOTT, MCKELVEY, ONISHI, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER, Eli CPC, FIN
HB1149
On-site Early Childhood Facilities; Income Tax Credit; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO ON-SITE CHILDHOOD FACILITIES.
Establishes an income tax credit for employers who create on-site early childhood facilities. Establishes and appropriates funds for one on-site Early Childhood Facility Coordinator position.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to FIN, referral sheet 6 MATSUMOTO, BROWER, ELI, HASHEM, KITAGAWA, MCDERMOTT, MCKELVEY, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, SAY, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, San Buenaventura FIN
HB1152
Marine Resources; Marine 30x30 Initiative; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO MARINE RESOURCES.
Appropriates funds to establish a full-time temporary Program Specialist V position to support the coordination and implementation of the Marine 30x30 Initiative. Appropriates funds for the Marine 30x30 Initiative strategic communication and stakeholder engagement process.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 6 TARNAS, GATES, HAR, HASHIMOTO, KITAGAWA, D. KOBAYASHI, PERRUSO, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA WLH, FIN
HB1153 HD1 SD1
Remote Testimony; Remote Legislative Access Program; Legislature; Committee Hearings; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO REMOTE TESTIMONY IN LEGISLATIVE HEARINGS.
Establishes the remote legislative access program, to be supervised by the joint legislative access committee. Specific requirements that the joint legislative access committee must consider when developing the program. Requires each house of the Legislature to establish, by rule, procedures for the public to present oral testimony at legislative committee hearings through remote testimony. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2022. (SD1)
(S) 3/21/2019- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. TARNAS, CREAGAN, HASHIMOTO, KITAGAWA, D. KOBAYASHI, MCKELVEY, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER GVO, WAM
HB1154 HD1
Owner-Builder Exemption; Withholding Taxes; Workers' Compensation; Fines
RELATING TO THE OWNER-BUILDER EXEMPTION.
Requires owner-builders to provide proof of withholding taxes and workers' compensation insurance. Amends fines for failure to comply with statute. (HB1154 HD1)
(S) 3/5/2019- Referred to CPH, JDC/WAM. OHNO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, GATES, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, B. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, QUINLAN, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, THIELEN, TODD, WOODSON, Hashimoto, Matayoshi, Yamashita CPH, JDC/WAM
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
HB1156 HD1
Broadband Service Infrastructure Grant Program; Unserved and Underserved Areas; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO BROADBAND SERVICE INFRASTRUCTURE.
Establishes the broadband service infrastructure grant program to award grants to applicants to extend deployment of facilities used to provide broadband service to unserved and underserved areas of the State. Makes an appropriation. (HB1156 HD1)
(H) 2/8/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Nakamura, Thielen excused (3). OHNO, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MCDERMOTT, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, QUINLAN, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, THIELEN, TODD, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, Okimoto EDB/IAC, CPC, FIN  SB553
HB1177 HD1
Honolulu Federal Detention Center; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
Appropriates funds to purchase the Honolulu Federal Detention Center. (HB1177 HD1)
(S) 3/19/2019- The committee on GVO deferred the measure. TAKAYAMA, BROWER, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, D. KOBAYASHI, KONG, C. LEE, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, OHNO, ONISHI, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA PSM/GVO, WAM
HB1192 HD2 SD2
Equal Pay; Salary or Wage History; Employment
RELATING TO EQUAL PAY.
Conforms statutory prohibitions against wage discrimination with other prohibitions on employment discrimination. Clarifies allowable justifications for compensation differentials and remedies for pay disparity. Requires employers to disclose wage ranges to employees and prospective employees. (SD2)
(H) 4/22/2019- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 948). JOHANSON, BELATTI, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, GATES, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, KONG, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MORIKAWA, OHNO, PERRUSO, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, San Buenaventura LAB, JUD, FIN  SB1375
HB1270 HD1 SD2 CD1
Hospital Sustainability Program; Department of Human Services; Medicaid; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
Extends the hospital sustainability program for two years. Clarifies exemptions from the hospital sustainability fee and increases the allowable aggregate fees to be charged. Appropriates funds out of the hospital sustainability special fund for fiscal years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021. (HB1270 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2019- Act 173, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1275). MIZUNO, BELATTI, BROWER, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, GATES, HASHIMOTO, B. KOBAYASHI, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, MATAYOSHI, MORIKAWA, OHNO, QUINLAN, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, Nakashima, San Buenaventura HMS/CPH, WAM  SB463
HB1273 HD1 SD1 CD1
Medicaid Waiver Administrative Claiming Special Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Creates the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Medicaid Waiver Administrative Claiming Special Fund to capture federal moneys resulting from DOH's participation in the SSA §1915(c) waiver program. Requires DOH and DHS to work with stakeholders to develop and distribute information about accessing Medicaid services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. (HB1273 CD1)
(S) 7/3/2019- Act 165, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1267). MIZUNO, BROWER, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, GATES, HASHIMOTO, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, OHNO, QUINLAN, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, WOODSON, San Buenaventura CPH, WAM
HB1274 HD1 SD1
Collective Bargaining; Graduate Student Assistants; UH ($)
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Establishes a collective bargaining unit for graduate student assistants employed by the University of Hawaii. Effective 1/1/2051. (SD1)
(H) 4/22/2019- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 948). WOODSON, BROWER, ELI, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, D. KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, MCDERMOTT, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, San Buenaventura EDU, WAM
HB1275 HD1
Salaries; Teachers and Educational Officers; Annual Increases
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement negotiated for Bargaining Unit (5), provides annual salary step increases for public school teachers and educational officers who have completed a year's satisfactory service and comply with specified requirements. (HB1275 HD1)
(S) 3/5/2019- Referred to LCA/EDU, WAM. WOODSON, CREAGAN, HOLT, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, THIELEN, TODD, YAMASHITA, Hashimoto LCA/EDU, WAM  SB1445
HB1277 HD1
University of Hawaii Promise Program; Scholarships; Appropriation; Four-year University of Hawaii Campus ($)
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PROMISE PROGRAM.
Provides scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of qualified students at any four-year University of Hawaii campus who meet certain eligibility criteria. Makes an appropriation for the Hawaii Promise Program. (HB1277 HD1)
(S) 3/21/2019- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM. WOODSON, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, HAR, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, B. KOBAYASHI, D. KOBAYASHI, KONG, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MCDERMOTT, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, ONISHI, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, TOKIOKA, WARD, WILDBERGER, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Cabanilla Arakawa, DeCoite, Nakashima, Okimoto HRE, WAM
HB1284 HD1
Smoking; Public Health; Preemption; Local Regulation
RELATING TO PUBLIC HEALTH.
Limits the State's preemption of local ordinances that regulate the sale of cigarettes, tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices to allow the counties to enact ordinances more protective of public health than state law. (HB1284 HD1)
(H) 2/7/2019- Re-referred to HLT, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 17 C. LEE, BROWER, ELI, GATES, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, TAKUMI, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER HLT, JUD, FIN
HB1327 HD2
Elections; Absentee Ballots; Request Form; Hawaiian Language; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Permits a request for an absentee ballot or for permanent absentee voter status to be submitted in English or Hawaiian. Requires absentee ballots to be available to absentee voters in English or Hawaiian. Appropriates funds. (HB1327 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). YAMANE, CULLEN, DECOITE, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER WLH, JUD, FIN
HB1383 HD2 SD1 CD1
Marijuana; Decriminalization; Expungement
RELATING TO MARIJUANA.
Provides for the expungement of criminal records pertaining solely to the possession of three grams or less of marijuana. Decriminalizes the possession of three grams or less of marijuana and establishes that the possession is a violation punishable by a monetary fine of $130. Establishes a marijuana evaluation task force to make recommendations on changing marijuana use penalties and outcomes in the State. (HB1383 CD1)
(S) 7/12/2019- Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 273, 07/10/2019, (Gov. Msg. No. 1393). C. LEE, CREAGAN, GATES, KITAGAWA, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, Brower, D. Kobayashi, San Buenaventura JUD, FIN
HB1396
Governmental Wheeling; Renewable Energy
RELATING TO GOVERNMENTAL WHEELING.
Authorizes government agencies to engage in the wheeling of electricity that is produced at a government facility from renewable energy sources in order to power other government facilities.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to EEP, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 6 THIELEN, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, Lowen EEP, CPC, FIN
HB1435 HD2
Gender Equity; Baby Diaper-Changing Accommodations; Baby Feeding Accommodations
RELATING TO GENDER EQUITY.
Requires all places of public accommodation and state building construction constructed or substantially modified after 12/31/20 to provide baby diaper-changing accommodations and baby feeding accommodations that are equally accessible to men and women. (HB1435 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). ICHIYAMA, BELATTI, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, DECOITE, ELI, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MORIKAWA, PERRUSO, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Okimoto, San Buenaventura LAB, LMG, FIN
HB1460 HD1
Statewide Boating Program; Boating Special Fund; State Boating Facility; Day-Use Mooring Buoy System
RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE BOATING PROGRAM.
Defines "state boating facility" to include any day-use mooring buoy system. Authorizes funds from the Boating Special Fund to be used for any day-use mooring buoy system in the State. (HB1460 HD1)
(S) 3/15/2019- The committee on WTL deferred the measure. TARNAS, BROWER, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, SAY, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER, YAMANE WTL, WAM
HB1501
Molokai Ranch; Acquisition; Public Land Trust; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO MOLOKAI RANCH.
Appropriates moneys for the acquisition of Molokai Ranch. Requires that lands acquired pursuant to this Act be held in the public land trust.
(H) 2/1/2019- The committee(s) on WLH recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. CREAGAN, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGER, Cachola WLH, JUD, FIN
HB1504
Hemp; Controlled Substances; Administrative Rules
RELATING TO INDUSTRIAL HEMP.
Makes void the existing administrative rules of the industrial hemp pilot program.
(H) 2/6/2019- The committee(s) on AGR recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. CREAGAN, THIELEN AGR, JUD, FIN
HB1509
Cigarettes; Displays; Sales; Minimum Age
RELATING TO CIGARETTES.
Progressively bans the sale of cigarettes by raising the minimum age of persons to whom cigarettes may be legally sold to 30 years of age in 2020, 40 years of age in 2021, 50 years of age in 2022, 60 years of age in 2023, and then 100 years of age in 2024.
(H) 2/7/2019- The committees on HLT recommend that the measure be HELD. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Mizuno, B. Kobayashi, Belatti, San Buenaventura, Say, Tokioka, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Nakamura. CREAGAN, MIZUNO, THIELEN HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN
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
HB1568
UH; Pilot Program; Pacific Islanders; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Establishes a pilot program at UH to offer assistance and support to students of Pacific Islander ancestry in obtaining their general educational development diplomas, completing vocational training at a UH community college, and obtaining employment. Appropriates funds.
(H) 2/8/2019- The committee(s) on LHE recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. KONG, DECOITE, KITAGAWA, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, QUINLAN, SAY, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER LHE, FIN
HB1577
Detector-Dog; Cargo; Invasive Species; Fireworks; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO DETECTOR-DOGS.
Appropriates funds for detector-dogs for the State's biosecurity program. Authorizes and funds a pilot program using dogs to detect fireworks in inbound cargo from state harbors and inter-island transport.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to PVM/TRN, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 6 WILDBERGER, ELI, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, LUKE, MATAYOSHI, OHNO, THIELEN, TODD PVM/TRN, JUD, FIN
HB1592
General Excise Tax; Food, Medical Services, and Feminine Hygiene Product Tax Exemption
RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX EXEMPTIONS.
Exempts certain foods, medical services, and feminine hygiene products from the general excise tax.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to FIN, referral sheet 6 MATSUMOTO, CREAGAN, DECOITE, HASHEM, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, MCDERMOTT, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, OHNO, QUINLAN, SAY, THIELEN, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER, YAMANE, D. Kobayashi, San Buenaventura FIN
HB1593 HD1 SD1
Information Technology; State Agencies; Financial Database; Development; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
Requires the department of education, in consultation with the office of enterprise technology services, to develop and procure a uniform financial database, with parameters, benefits, and features that are compatible to the software system being implemented by the office of enterprise technology services for use by all state agencies. Appropriates moneys. Takes effect on 7/1/2112. (SD1)
(H) 4/18/2019- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 919). MATSUMOTO, CREAGAN, DECOITE, HASHEM, KITAGAWA, KONG, C. LEE, MCDERMOTT, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, OHNO, QUINLAN, SAY, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMANE, San Buenaventura, Yamashita TEC/GVO, WAM
HB1594
Crisis Residential Shelter; Mental Health; Appropriation
RELATING TO LICENSED CRISIS RESIDENTIAL SHELTERS.
Appropriates funds to increase the number of residential beds available for those experiencing mental health crisis. Gives the department of health the funds to expand these programs to all counties.
(H) 1/28/2019- Referred to HLT, FIN, referral sheet 6 MATSUMOTO, CREAGAN, HASHEM, KITAGAWA, D. KOBAYASHI, KONG, C. LEE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, OHNO, QUINLAN, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, DeCoite HLT, FIN
HCR5
Sexual Harassment and Assault; Access to Courts; Safe Work Places
REQUESTING MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO AMEND FEDERAL LAW TO ENSURE THAT VICTIMS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SEXUAL ASSAULT WHO MIGHT OTHERWISE BE FORCED INTO ARBITRATION AND SILENCE INSTEAD HAVE ACCESS TO THE COURTS.
(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). ICHIYAMA, BELATTI, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HASHIMOTO, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OHNO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA JUD, FIN  HR6
HCR20
Elections; Congress; Limited National Convention
REQUESTING CONGRESS TO CONVENE A LIMITED NATIONAL CONVENTION UNDER ARTICLE V FOR THE EXCLUSIVE PURPOSE OF PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION THAT WILL LIMIT THE INFLUENCE OF MONEY IN OUR ELECTORAL PROCESS.
(H) 3/7/2019- Referred to JUD, referral sheet 27 PERRUSO, BROWER, KONG, C. LEE, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, SAIKI, SAY, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Eli, Lowen, McKelvey, Todd, Woodson JUD
HCR21
Cannabidiol Oil
REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A SUNRISE ANALYSIS OF MANDATING HEALTH CARE COVERAGE FOR CANNABIDIOL OIL DERIVED FROM INDUSTRIAL HEMP.
(H) 3/7/2019- Referred to HLT/IAC, CPC, referral sheet 27 THIELEN, MIZUNO HLT/IAC, CPC
HCR22
UH; CBD Oil; Hemp Plants; Study
REQUESTING A STUDY BY THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF MORE POTENT CANNABIDIOL.
(H) 3/7/2019- Referred to LHE/AGR, FIN, referral sheet 27 NAKASHIMA, CREAGAN, HOLT, LOWEN, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WOODSON, Cabanilla Arakawa, Cachola, DeCoite LHE/AGR, FIN  HR27
HCR28 HD1
Erin's Law; Department of Education; Working Group
ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS TO MEET AS A WORKING GROUP FOR SEXUAL-VIOLENCE PREVENTION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
(S) 4/9/2019- Referred to EDU. WOODSON, DECOITE, MCKELVEY, THIELEN, YAMANE, YAMASHITA EDU  HR33
HCR31
Smithsonian Institution; Urging Name Change; Opioid Crisis
URGING THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION TO IMMEDIATELY RENAME THE ARTHUR M. SACKLER GALLERY.
(H) 3/7/2019- Referred to LMG, JUD, referral sheet 27 MIZUNO, CREAGAN, C. LEE, LUKE, NAKASHIMA, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKUMI, THIELEN, WILDBERGER LMG, JUD  HR36
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
HCR40
Department of Land and Natural Resources; Division of Forestry and Wildlife; Conservation; Community Member Contributions
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, DIVISION OF FORESTRY AND WILDLIFE TO DOCUMENT THE HISTORY OF EXEMPLARY CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY COMMUNITY MEMBERS, INCLUDING KUPUNA, CONSERVATIONISTS, AND CITIZENS.
(H) 3/14/2019- Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 THIELEN, C. LEE, MATAYOSHI WLH, FIN
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
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
HCR88
State Council on Mental Health; Native Hawaiians
URGING THE GOVERNOR TO APPOINT AS MEMBERS TO THE STATE COUNCIL ON MENTAL HEALTH AT LEAST TWO INDIVIDUALS WITH DEMONSTRATED KNOWLEDGE OF OR WORK EXPERIENCE INVOLVING NATIVE HAWAIIAN CONCEPTS OF WELL-BEING, CULTURALLY-GROUNDED MENTAL HEALTH METHODOLOGIES, OR TRADITIONAL HEALING OR HEALTH PRACTICES.
(H) 3/14/2019- Referred to HLT/WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 SAN BUENAVENTURA, DECOITE, ELI, LOWEN, MIZUNO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WARD, WILDBERGER HLT/WLH, FIN  HR85
HCR89
Cannabis; Banking Services; Congress
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT LEGISLATION REMOVING CANNABIS FROM THE FEDERAL CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT AND FACILITATE THE FULL SPECTRUM OF PRIVATE BANKING SERVICES FOR CANNABIS-RELATED BUSINESS.
(H) 4/22/2019- Resolution adopted in final form. SAN BUENAVENTURA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, PERRUSO, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Brower PSM  HR86
HCR90
Marijuana; Legalization; Study; Legislative Reference Bureau
REQUESTING A STUDY ON THE EFFECTS OF MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION IN CERTAIN STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
(H) 3/14/2019- Referred to JUD, referral sheet 33 SAN BUENAVENTURA, CREAGAN, C. LEE, MCKELVEY, TARNAS, THIELEN, Nakashima JUD  HR87
HCR93
Auditor
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR CLINICAL VICTIM SUPPORT SERVICES FOR VICTIMS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND ABUSE.
(S) 4/9/2019- Referred to CPH/WAM. ICHIYAMA, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, DECOITE, ELI, HASHIMOTO, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Har CPH/WAM  HR88
HCR103
Kaelepulu Watershed; Total Maximum Daily Load; Water Quality
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO COMPLETE THE REQUIRED ASSESSMENT AND TOTAL MAXIMUM DAILY LOAD PROCESS FOR KAELEPULU WATERSHED TO RESTORE AND PROTECT THE KAILUA WATERWAYS.
(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). C. LEE, MATAYOSHI, THIELEN WLH, FIN  HR97
HCR104
Kailua, Oahu; Vision Zero Community
DESIGNATING KAILUA, OAHU, AS A VISION ZERO COMMUNITY WHERE NO LOSS OF LIFE OR SERIOUS INJURY ON ROADS IS ACCEPTABLE AND URGING GOVERNMENT TO ADOPT AND IMPLEMENT VISION ZERO POLICIES AND PLANNING.
(S) 4/3/2019- Referred to TRS/PSM. C. LEE, MATAYOSHI, THIELEN TRS/PSM  HR98
HCR118
Pollinators; Insecticide; Neonicotinoids
RECOGNIZING THE IMPORTANCE OF THE STATE'S POLLINATOR SPECIES, THE THREAT THAT SYSTEMIC INSECTICIDES POSE TO SUCH SPECIES, AND URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO TAKE MEASURES TO LIMIT POLLINATOR EXPOSURE TO NEONICOTINOIDS.
(H) 3/14/2019- Referred to EEP/AGR, FIN, referral sheet 33 CREAGAN, GATES, C. LEE, PERRUSO, THIELEN EEP/AGR, FIN  HR108
HCR123
Full-Face Snorkel Mask; Ban
URGING THE COUNTY COUNCILS TO ENACT ORDINANCES TO BAN THE SALE AND RENTAL OF FULL-FACE SNORKEL MASKS IN HAWAII.
(H) 3/14/2019- Referred to TIA, JUD, referral sheet 33 QUINLAN, AQUINO, CREAGAN, GATES, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, D. KOBAYASHI, KONG, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, Okimoto, Yamashita TIA, JUD  HR113
HCR127 HD1
DLIR; Interagency Enforcement Task Force; Monster Homes
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO CONVENE AN INTERAGENCY ENFORCEMENT TASK FORCE TO COMBAT ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES RELATED TO THE CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATIONS OF "MONSTER HOMES" IN THE STATE.
(H) 4/3/2019- The committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. OHNO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, ELI, HAR, ICHIYAMA, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, MATAYOSHI, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, QUINLAN, TARNAS, THIELEN, YAMASHITA, Wildberger HSG, JUD  HR117
HCR129
Artificial Intelligence; Advisory Committee
REQUESTING THE STATE TO CONVENE AN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE HOW TO IMPLEMENT, DEVELOP, AND REGULATE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN THE STATE.
(H) 3/14/2019- Referred to EDB, FIN, referral sheet 33 OHNO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, ELI, HAR, ICHIYAMA, C. LEE, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, QUINLAN, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, YAMASHITA, DeCoite, D. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Tokioka, Wildberger EDB, FIN  HR119
HCR137 SD1
Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; Issuance; Notification to Legislature
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND FINANCE TO INFORM THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES WITHIN SEVEN DAYS OF THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS.
(H) 4/22/2019- Re-referred to FIN, referral sheet 57 SAN BUENAVENTURA, ELI, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA FIN  HR126
HCR138
Puna; Lava; Bypass Routes; Roads
URGING THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO CREATE ALTERNATE ROUTES TO PROPERTIES IN THE PUNA DISTRICT THAT WERE AFFECTED, BUT NOT DESTROYED, BY THE 2018 KILAUEA ERUPTION.
(S) 4/9/2019- Referred to TRS/PSM. SAN BUENAVENTURA, BROWER, CREAGAN, NAKASHIMA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Onishi TRS/PSM  HR127
HCR146
County of Hawaii; United States Army; Aeromedical Evacuation
URGING THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO EXPLORE A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH THE UNITED STATES ARMY TO PROVIDE AEROMEDICAL EVACUATION SERVICES FOR UNDERSERVED RURAL AREAS.
(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). SAN BUENAVENTURA, CREAGAN, LOWEN, NAKASHIMA, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN HLT, FIN
HCR166
Student Loan Forgiveness; Task Force; Rural Communities; Legal Services
REQUESTING THE WILLIAM S. RICHARDSON SCHOOL OF LAW TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY AND REPORT ON A LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM FOR LAW STUDENTS TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR LEGAL ASSISTANCE IN RURAL COMMUNITIES IN HAWAII.
(H) 3/14/2019- Referred to LHE, FIN, referral sheet 33 TARNAS, CREAGAN, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKUMI, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Brower LHE, FIN  HR148
HCR167
Aarhus Convention; UN Paris Agreement; Universal Declaration of Human Rights
ENGAGING, ENDORSING, ACCEPTING, AND ADOPTING THE AARHUS CONVENTION TO ACHIEVE THE UNITED NATIONS PARIS AGREEMENT, THE 2030 AGENDA, AND THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS.
(H) 3/14/2019- Referred to EEP, JUD, referral sheet 33 TARNAS, CREAGAN, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Brower, Takumi EEP, JUD  HR149
HCR168 SD1
Department of Health; Task Force; Environmental Response Facility
URGING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO EVALUATE AND IDENTIFY POTENTIAL SOURCES AND MEANS OF FUNDING AVAILABLE TO PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR AND HELP MAINTAIN THE HAWAII WILDLIFE CENTER FACILITY AND HAWAII'S ENDANGERED WILDLIFE.
(H) 5/2/2019- Resolution adopted in final form. TARNAS, BROWER, CREAGAN, HASHIMOTO, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, THIELEN, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER AEN  HR150
HCR178
Training for Condominium Association Board Members
URGING THE REAL ESTATE COMMISSION TO DEVELOP TRAINING FOR CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION BOARD MEMBERS.
(H) 4/1/2019- This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Wednesday 04-03-19 2:00PM in conference room 325. MATSUMOTO, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, DECOITE, ELI, KITAGAWA, KONG, C. LEE, MATAYOSHI, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, McDermott CPC, JUD  HR160
HCR183
Counties; Real Property Taxes; Foreclosure
URGING EACH COUNTY TO CURB THE PROLIFERATION OF ILLEGAL VACATION RENTALS.
(H) 3/14/2019- Referred to TIA, FIN, referral sheet 33 MATAYOSHI, BROWER, ELI, HOLT, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, TARNAS, THIELEN TIA, FIN  HR165
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
HCR195
Zero Waste; Environment
CONVENING A WORKING GROUP TO DISCUSS LOCAL ISSUES SURROUNDING WASTE REDUCTION.
(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). WILDBERGER, BELATTI, BROWER, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, KITAGAWA, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, MIZUNO, PERRUSO, SAY, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, Hashimoto, Ichiyama, Morikawa, Nakashima, Okimoto EEP, FIN  HR176
HCR196
Public Trust; Water Resources; Streams; Rivers; Diversion
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO PRIORITIZE STREAM RESTORATION AND PROTECTION WHEN DISCUSSING AND MAKING WATER AND LAND USE DECISIONS AFFECTING THE ENVIRONMENT AND DRINKING WATER.
(H) 3/14/2019- Referred to EEP/WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 WILDBERGER, BELATTI, BROWER, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, SAY, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, San Buenaventura EEP/WLH, FIN  HR177
HCR197 HD1
5G; Cellular; Cancer; Study: Public Utilities Commission; Biological Life
REQUESTING A STUDY THAT SUMMARIZES THE PUBLISHED REPORTS AND STUDIES ON THE EFFECTS OF 5G WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY ON BIOLOGICAL LIFE.
(H) 3/27/2019- Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on CPC as amended in HD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Creagan, DeCoite, Holt, McKelvey excused (4). WILDBERGER, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, DECOITE, ELI, GATES, SAY, THIELEN, Hashimoto, Matsumoto EEP/IAC, CPC  HR178
HCR214
United States Department of Treasury redesign of U.S. currency to include Harriett Tubman and other women's and civil rights leaders
URGING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY TO MAINTAIN THE ORIGINAL TIMELINE TO INTRODUCE HARRIET TUBMAN AND OTHER FEMALE AND CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS ONTO UNITED STATES CURRENCY BY 2020 TO CELEBRATE ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE.
(H) 4/22/2019- Resolution adopted in final form. C. LEE, AQUINO, BELATTI, CREAGAN, CULLEN, DECOITE, ELI, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LUKE, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Brower, Onishi PSM/JDC  HR192
HCR232
George Ryoichi Ariyoshi, Aloha Order of Merit; Former Governor
APPROVING THE SELECTION OF GEORGE RYOICHI ARIYOSHI TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE ALOHA ORDER OF MERIT.
(H) 4/22/2019- Resolution adopted in final form. SAIKI, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, CULLEN, DECOITE, ELI, HAR, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, B. KOBAYASHI, D. KOBAYASHI, KONG, LOWEN, LUKE, MATAYOSHI, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, ONISHI, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WOODSON, YAMANE, YAMASHITA
HR6
Sexual Harassment and Assault; Access to Courts; Safe Work Places
REQUESTING MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO AMEND FEDERAL LAW TO ENSURE THAT VICTIMS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SEXUAL ASSAULT WHO MIGHT OTHERWISE BE FORCED INTO ARBITRATION AND SILENCE INSTEAD HAVE ACCESS TO THE COURTS.
(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). ICHIYAMA, BELATTI, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HASHIMOTO, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OHNO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA JUD, FIN  HCR5
HR27
UH; CBD Oil; Hemp Plants; Study
REQUESTING A STUDY BY THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF MORE POTENT CANNABIDIOL.
(H) 3/7/2019- Referred to LHE/AGR, FIN, referral sheet 27 NAKASHIMA, CREAGAN, HOLT, LOWEN, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WOODSON, Cabanilla Arakawa, Cachola, DeCoite LHE/AGR, FIN  HCR22
HR33 HD1
Erin's Law; Department of Education; Working Group
ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS TO MEET AS A WORKING GROUP FOR SEXUAL-VIOLENCE PREVENTION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
(H) 4/4/2019- Resolution adopted in final form. WOODSON, DECOITE, MCKELVEY, THIELEN, YAMANE, YAMASHITA LHE, JUD  HCR28
HR36
Smithsonian Institution; Urging Name Change; Opioid Crisis
URGING THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION TO IMMEDIATELY RENAME THE ARTHUR M. SACKLER GALLERY.
(H) 3/7/2019- Referred to LMG, JUD, referral sheet 27 MIZUNO, CREAGAN, C. LEE, LUKE, NAKASHIMA, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKUMI, THIELEN, WILDBERGER LMG, JUD  HCR31
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
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
HR85
State Council on Mental Health; Native Hawaiians
URGING THE GOVERNOR TO APPOINT AS MEMBERS TO THE STATE COUNCIL ON MENTAL HEALTH AT LEAST TWO INDIVIDUALS WITH DEMONSTRATED KNOWLEDGE OF OR WORK EXPERIENCE INVOLVING NATIVE HAWAIIAN CONCEPTS OF WELL-BEING, CULTURALLY-GROUNDED MENTAL HEALTH METHODOLOGIES, OR TRADITIONAL HEALING OR HEALTH PRACTICES.
(H) 3/14/2019- Referred to HLT/WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 SAN BUENAVENTURA, DECOITE, ELI, LOWEN, MIZUNO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WARD, WILDBERGER HLT/WLH, FIN  HCR88
HR86
Cannabis; Banking Services; Congress
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT LEGISLATION REMOVING CANNABIS FROM THE FEDERAL CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT AND FACILITATE THE FULL SPECTRUM OF PRIVATE BANKING SERVICES FOR CANNABIS-RELATED BUSINESS.
(H) 4/1/2019- Resolution adopted in final form. SAN BUENAVENTURA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Brower, Perruso JUD  HCR89
HR87
Marijuana; Legalization; Study; Legislative Reference Bureau
REQUESTING A STUDY ON THE EFFECTS OF MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION IN CERTAIN STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
(H) 3/14/2019- Referred to JUD, referral sheet 33 SAN BUENAVENTURA, CREAGAN, C. LEE, MCKELVEY, TARNAS, THIELEN JUD  HCR90
HR88
Auditor
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR CLINICAL VICTIM SUPPORT SERVICES FOR VICTIMS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND ABUSE.
(H) 4/4/2019- Resolution adopted in final form. ICHIYAMA, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, DECOITE, ELI, HASHIMOTO, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Har LMG, FIN  HCR93
HR97
Kaelepulu Watershed; Total Maximum Daily Load; Water Quality
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO COMPLETE THE REQUIRED ASSESSMENT AND TOTAL MAXIMUM DAILY LOAD PROCESS FOR KAELEPULU WATERSHED TO RESTORE AND PROTECT THE KAILUA WATERWAYS.
(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). C. LEE, MATAYOSHI, THIELEN WLH, FIN  HCR103
HR98
Kailua, Oahu; Vision Zero Community
DESIGNATING KAILUA, OAHU, AS A VISION ZERO COMMUNITY WHERE NO LOSS OF LIFE OR SERIOUS INJURY ON ROADS IS ACCEPTABLE AND URGING GOVERNMENT TO ADOPT AND IMPLEMENT VISION ZERO POLICIES AND PLANNING.
(H) 4/2/2019- Resolution adopted in final form. C. LEE, MATAYOSHI, THIELEN JUD  HCR104
HR108
Pollinators; Insecticide; Neonicotinoids
RECOGNIZING THE IMPORTANCE OF THE STATE'S POLLINATOR SPECIES, THE THREAT THAT SYSTEMIC INSECTICIDES POSE TO SUCH SPECIES, AND URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO TAKE MEASURES TO LIMIT POLLINATOR EXPOSURE TO NEONICOTINOIDS.
(H) 3/14/2019- Referred to EEP/AGR, FIN, referral sheet 33 CREAGAN, GATES, C. LEE, PERRUSO, THIELEN EEP/AGR, FIN  HCR118
HR113
Full-Face Snorkel Mask; Ban
URGING THE COUNTY COUNCILS TO ENACT ORDINANCES TO BAN THE SALE AND RENTAL OF FULL-FACE SNORKEL MASKS IN HAWAII.
(H) 3/14/2019- Referred to TIA, JUD, referral sheet 33 QUINLAN, AQUINO, GATES, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, KITAGAWA, KONG, MATAYOSHI, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, THIELEN, TOKIOKA, Okimoto, Yamashita TIA, JUD  HCR123
HR117 HD1
DLIR; Interagency Enforcement Task Force; Monster Homes
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO CONVENE AN INTERAGENCY ENFORCEMENT TASK FORCE TO COMBAT ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES RELATED TO THE CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATIONS OF "MONSTER HOMES" IN THE STATE.
(H) 4/3/2019- The committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. OHNO, BROWER, CREAGAN, ELI, HAR, ICHIYAMA, D. KOBAYASHI, MATAYOSHI, NISHIMOTO, TARNAS, THIELEN, YAMASHITA, Cachola, Wildberger HSG, JUD  HCR127
HR119
Artificial Intelligence; Advisory Committee
REQUESTING THE STATE TO CONVENE AN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE HOW TO IMPLEMENT, DEVELOP, AND REGULATE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN THE STATE.
(H) 3/14/2019- Referred to EDB, FIN, referral sheet 33 OHNO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, ELI, HAR, ICHIYAMA, D. KOBAYASHI, NISHIMOTO, THIELEN, YAMASHITA, DeCoite, Matayoshi, Wildberger EDB, FIN  HCR129
HR126
Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism; Feasibility Study; Solar Panel; Glass; Recycling
REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE ENERGY OFFICE TO PERFORM A STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY OF INCENTIVIZING THE CREATION OF A GLASS AND SOLAR PANEL RECYCLING PLANT USING FUNDS FROM A FEE TO BE ATTACHED TO EACH SOLAR PANEL SOLD IN THE STATE.
(H) 4/4/2019- Resolution adopted in final form. SAN BUENAVENTURA, ELI, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, MCKELVEY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, Lowen EEP, FIN  HCR137
HR127
Puna; Lava; Bypass Routes; Roads
URGING THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO CREATE ALTERNATE ROUTES TO PROPERTIES IN THE PUNA DISTRICT THAT WERE AFFECTED, BUT NOT DESTROYED, BY THE 2018 KILAUEA ERUPTION.
(H) 4/4/2019- Resolution adopted in final form. SAN BUENAVENTURA, CREAGAN, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Onishi PVM, FIN  HCR138
HR148
Student Loan Forgiveness; Task Force; Rural Communities; Legal Services
REQUESTING THE WILLIAM S. RICHARDSON SCHOOL OF LAW TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY AND REPORT ON A LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM FOR LAW STUDENTS TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR LEGAL ASSISTANCE IN RURAL COMMUNITIES IN HAWAII.
(H) 3/14/2019- Referred to LHE, FIN, referral sheet 33 TARNAS, CREAGAN, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, PERRUSO, TAKUMI, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Brower, San Buenaventura LHE, FIN  HCR166
HR149
Aarhus Convention; UN Paris Agreement; Universal Declaration of Human Rights
ENGAGING, ENDORSING, ACCEPTING, AND ADOPTING THE AARHUS CONVENTION TO ACHIEVE THE UNITED NATIONS PARIS AGREEMENT, THE 2030 AGENDA, AND THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS.
(H) 3/14/2019- Referred to EEP, JUD, referral sheet 33 TARNAS, CREAGAN, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKUMI, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Brower EEP, JUD  HCR167
HR150
Department of Health; Task Force; Environmental Response Facility
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO EVALUATE AND IDENTIFY POTENTIAL SOURCES AND MEANS OF FUNDING AVAILABLE TO PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR AND HELP MAINTAIN THE HAWAII WILDLIFE CENTER FACILITY AND HAWAII'S ENDANGERED WILDLIFE.
(H) 4/4/2019- Resolution adopted in final form. TARNAS, BROWER, CREAGAN, HASHIMOTO, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, PERRUSO, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, THIELEN, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER EEP, FIN  HCR168
HR160
Training for Condominium Association Board Members
URGING THE REAL ESTATE COMMISSION TO DEVELOP TRAINING FOR CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION BOARD MEMBERS.
(H) 4/1/2019- This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Wednesday 04-03-19 2:00PM in conference room 325. MATSUMOTO, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, DECOITE, ELI, KITAGAWA, KONG, C. LEE, MATAYOSHI, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, McDermott CPC, JUD  HCR178
HR165
Counties; Real Property Taxes; Foreclosure
URGING EACH COUNTY TO CURB THE PROLIFERATION OF ILLEGAL VACATION RENTALS.
(H) 3/14/2019- Referred to TIA, FIN, referral sheet 33 MATAYOSHI, BROWER, ELI, HOLT, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, TARNAS, THIELEN TIA, FIN  HCR183
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
HR176
Zero Waste; Environment
CONVENING A WORKING GROUP TO DISCUSS LOCAL ISSUES SURROUNDING WASTE REDUCTION.
(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). WILDBERGER, BELATTI, BROWER, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, GATES, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, MIZUNO, PERRUSO, SAY, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, Hashimoto, Morikawa, Okimoto EEP, FIN  HCR195
HR177
Public Trust; Water Resources; Streams; Rivers; Diversion
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO PRIORITIZE STREAM RESTORATION AND PROTECTION WHEN DISCUSSING AND MAKING WATER AND LAND USE DECISIONS AFFECTING THE ENVIRONMENT AND DRINKING WATER.
(H) 3/14/2019- Referred to EEP/WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 WILDBERGER, BELATTI, BROWER, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, PERRUSO, SAY, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, San Buenaventura EEP/WLH, FIN  HCR196
HR178 HD1
5G; Cellular; Cancer; Study: Public Utilities Commission; Biological Life
REQUESTING A STUDY THAT SUMMARIZES THE PUBLISHED REPORTS AND STUDIES ON THE EFFECTS OF 5G WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY ON BIOLOGICAL LIFE.
(H) 3/27/2019- Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on CPC as amended in HD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Creagan, DeCoite, Holt, McKelvey excused (4). WILDBERGER, CACHOLA, DECOITE, ELI, GATES, SAY, THIELEN, Hashimoto, Matsumoto EEP/IAC, CPC  HCR197
HR192
United States Department of Treasury redesign of U.S. currency to include Harriett Tubman and other women's and civil rights leaders
URGING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY TO MAINTAIN THE ORIGINAL TIMELINE TO INTRODUCE HARRIET TUBMAN AND OTHER FEMALE AND CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS ONTO UNITED STATES CURRENCY BY 2020 TO CELEBRATE ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE.
(H) 4/2/2019- Resolution adopted in final form. C. LEE, AQUINO, BELATTI, CREAGAN, CULLEN, DECOITE, ELI, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LUKE, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Brower, Onishi JUD  HCR214