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HB200 HD1 SD1 CD1
State Budget ($)
RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET.
Appropriates funds for the operating and capital improvement budget of the Executive Branch for fiscal years 2021-2022 and 2022-2023. (CD1)
(H) 4/27/2021- Transmitted to Governor. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAM  SB1229
HB871 HD1 SD1
Department of Agriculture; Agricultural Enterprises; Agricultural Enterprise Special Fund
RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL ENTERPRISES.
Authorizes the department of agriculture to plan, design, construct, operate, manage, maintain, repair, demolish, and remove infrastructure on any lands under the jurisdiction of the department, to support and promote agriculture. Establishes the agricultural enterprise program. Establishes the agricultural enterprise special fund. Requires the board of agriculture to annually report an accounting of non-agricultural park lessees to the legislature. Effective 1/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/19/2021- Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Wednesday, 04-21-21 8:30AM in conference room CR 325. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) AEN, WAM  SB1025
HB872
Department of Agriculture; Animal Industry Special Fund
RELATING TO THE ANIMAL INDUSTRY SPECIAL FUND.
Adding new sources of revenue generated by the State Veterinary Laboratory and Animal Disease Control Branch that can be deposited into the animal Industry Special Fund.
(H) 2/18/2021- Passed Second Reading and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Gates excused (1). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) AGR, FIN  SB1026
HB873
Hemp Special Fund
RELATING TO HEMP.
Amends section 141-14 to allow the industrial hemp special fund to be utilized for the department of agriculture's responsibilities regarding hemp.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to AGR, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) AGR, FIN  SB1027
HB874 HD1
Important Agricultural Land Qualified Agricultural Costs Tax Credit; Extension
RELATING TO THE IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL LAND QUALIFIED AGRICULTURAL COST TAX CREDIT.
Extends through the 2031 tax year the important agricultural land qualified agricultural cost tax credit. Delays taxpayers from claiming and applying the tax credit for at least three full taxable years after credit is earned, to help address State's current fiscal concerns. Applies to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2021. (HD1)
(H) 2/17/2021- 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) Hashem excused (1). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) AGR, FIN  SB1028
HB875
Department of Agriculture
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.
Short form bill
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to AGR, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) AGR  SB1029
HB876
Department of Agriculture; Advisory Committee on Pesticides
RELATING TO THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON PESTICIDES.
Removes the statutory requirement for representatives of the pineapple and sugar industries and adds the statutory requirement for representatives of the coffee and diversified agriculture industries on the Advisory Committee on Pesticides.
(H) 2/17/2021- Passed Second Reading and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with Representative(s) Tokioka voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Hashem excused (1). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) AGR, CPC  SB1030
HB877
Apprenticeship
RELATING TO THE APPRENTICESHIP AGREEMENT PREFERENCE.
Repeals the public works construction bid performance for parties to registered apprenticeship agreements provided by section 103-55.6, Hawaii Revised Statutes.
(H) 2/5/2021- The committee(s) on GVR recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) GVR, CPC, FIN  SB1031
HB878
Hawaii Products Preference; Construction Procurements
RELATING TO HAWAII PRODUCTS.
Exempts construction procurements from section 103D-1002, Hawaii Revised Statutes, as it applies to construction procurements.
(H) 2/10/2021- The committee(s) on GVR recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) GVR, CPC, FIN  SB1032
HB879
Emergency Appropriation; Stadium Authority ($)
RELATING TO MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE STADIUM AUTHORITY.
Makes an emergency appropriation to provide funds for the Stadium Authority for payroll, various repair and maintenance costs, contracts for services, and operating equipment. Effective upon approval.
(H) 2/26/2021- Received from Governor re: Emergency Appropriation (Gov. Msg. No. 4). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) ECD/WAL, FIN  SB1033
HB880
Sunshine Law; Interactive Conference Technology; Remote Meetings
RELATING TO SUNSHINE LAW BOARDS.
Expands board and public participation by giving boards the option, in conjunction with in-person meetings, to use interactive conference technology to remotely conduct public meetings under the Sunshine Law, even when no emergency has been declared by government authorities. Authorizes boards to exclude the public from nonpublic locations, such as homes, where board members are physically present when remote board meetings are held by interactive conference technology, with members of the public given the option to participate either remotely or at an in-person public location. Establishes requirements for the conduct of remote meetings. Requires remote meetings held by interactive conference technology to recess for a maximum prescribed period when audiovisual communication cannot be maintained by the board (not due to a member of the public's inability to maintain such communication) and allows the meeting to be reconvened even if only audio communication can be reestablished. Establishes a new notice requirement to provide the board's contact information for the submission of written testimony by electronic or postal mail, which also applies to remote meeting agendas. Amends existing option to hold in-person meetings at multiple public meeting sites connected by interactive conference technology to require termination of meeting only if audio communication is lost and cannot be reestablished within an hour and the board had not provided reasonable notice of how the meeting would be continued. Allows for additional courtesy sites open to the public for both remote and in-person meetings held by interactive conference technology. Allows for contact tracing and social distancing in a pandemic.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to PDP, JHA, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) PDP, JHA  SB1034
HB881
State Procurement Automation; Procurement Reviews ($)
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
Authorizes the State Procurement Administrator to develop and administer a procurement automation system, authorizes the State Procurement Administrator to charge and collect an administrative fee to cover the costs of the procurement automation system, establishes a procurement automation system special fund, and supports the State Procurement Administrator’s final decision on investigations of procurement policy and compliance.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to GVR, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) GVR, CPC, FIN  SB1035
HB882 HD1 SD2
Procurement; Purchase of Health and Human Services; Procurement Policy Board; Treatment Services; Community Council
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
Requires purchasing agencies to make a written determination that the amount of a contracting action for purchases of health and human services is fair and reasonable. Amends the selection process and composition of the procurement policy board. Amends the circumstances for when treatment services may be purchased and the procedure to purchase such services. Increases the small purchase threshold. Repeals the establishment of the community council on purchase of health and human services. Requires the chief procurement officer to expeditiously resolve any protest. Creates time limits to resolve protests to the awards of major construction projects valued at or above three million dollars. Effective 7/1/2112. (SD2)
(S) 4/19/2021- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HTH/HMS, GVO/JDC/WAM  SB1036
HB883
Accounting and General Services
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES.
Short form bill.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  SB1037
HB884 HD2
Uniform Information Practices Act; Sunshine Law; OIP
RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF INFORMATION PRACTICES.
Requires the OIP director to rule or provide written guidance on an agency denial or granting of access to information or records. Requires the OIP director to receive and resolve complaints under Hawaii's sunshine law either by determining whether a violation occurred or providing written guidance. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD2)
(S) 3/11/2021- Referred to JDC, WAM. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC, WAM  SB1038
HB885
Claims Against the State ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE, ITS OFFICERS, OR ITS EMPLOYEES.
Makes appropriations and approves payments for claims against the State, its officers, and its employees.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to JHA, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA, FIN  SB1039
HB886
Professionally Licensed or Certified Government Employees; Tort Liability; State Liability
RELATING TO PROFESSIONALLY LICENSED OR CERTIFIED GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES.
Clarifies that the State shall be exclusively liable for claims for injury or loss of property, or personal injury or death, resulting from the negligent or wrongful act or omission of any professionally licensed or certified employee of the State while acting within the course and scope of the employee's office or employment. Precludes civil actions or proceedings for money damages against the employee, except for claims based on liability other than an employee's course and scope of employment with the State or other employer. Clarifies liability when the State agrees to assume full or partial responsibility in a civil action against a professional licensed or certified employee.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to JHA, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA, FIN  SB1040
HB887 HD1 SD2 CD1
Crime; Sex Trafficking, Prostitution, and Related Offenses
RELATING TO CRIME.
Creates a separate offense for those who provide anything of value to engage in sexual conduct with another. Specifies that the offense of sex trafficking may be prosecuted at any time. Specifies that sex trafficking includes advancing or profiting from prostitution by certain means, including through coercion. Makes a person strictly liable for sex trafficking of a minor in terms of the victim's age. Renames offenses involving the solicitation of prostitution to use the more appropriate term of commercial sexual exploitation. Amends the elements for commission of the offense of commercial sexual exploitation of a minor and increases the grade of offense to a class B felony. Includes anything of value as a type of compensation for purposes of engaging in prostitution or other offenses involving commercial sexual exploitation. (CD1)
(H) 4/28/2021- Transmitted to Governor. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HMS, JDC  SB1041
HB888 HD1
Covered Offender Registration; Out-of-State Covered Offender Designations
RELATING TO COVERED OFFENDER REGISTRATION.
Repeals provision that allows persons designated as covered offenders in another state or jurisdiction to petition the attorney general for termination of registration requirements upon demonstrating that the out of state convictions are not covered offenses in the State of Hawaii. Requires certain long-term visitors to Hawaii with out-of-state convictions to register pursuant to section 846E-2(b), HRS. Clarifies how persons required to register pursuant to section 846E-2(b), HRS, can petition to terminate registration. (HD1)
(S) 3/11/2021- Referred to PSM, JDC. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) PSM, JDC  SB1042
HB889
Acquisition of Firearms
RELATING TO THE ACQUISITION OF FIREARMS.
Makes it clear that the police may grant applications to acquire firearms to lawful permanent resident aliens and United States Nationals.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to JHA, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA  SB1043
HB890
The Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act; Department of the Attorney General
RELATING TO THE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS SAFETY ACT.
Establishes within the department of the attorney general a program for issuance of firearm qualification certifications to qualified retired law enforcement officers pursuant to the federal Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004 (Public Law 108-277), codified at title 18 United States Code section 926C.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to JHA, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA  SB1044
HB891 HD2 SD2 CD1
Electric Guns; Cartridges; Regulation
RELATING TO ELECTRIC GUNS.
Regulates the sale and use of electric guns and cartridges. Repeals the prohibition on the possession, sale, offer for sale, give, lend, or delivery of any electric gun. Effective 1/1/2022. (CD1)
(H) 4/28/2021- Transmitted to Governor. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, JHA, FIN  SB1045
HB892
Law Enforcement Standards Board
RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.
Clarifies membership and certain powers and duties of the Law Enforcement Standards Board, establishes new deadlines for the completion of board responsibilities, and provides appropriate funds and resources to enable the board to accomplish its mission.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to JHA, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA, FIN  SB1046
HB893
Law Enforcement Vehicles
RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT VEHICLES.
Allows the Department of the Attorney General to have law enforcement vehicles, with colored lights, that are recognized authorized emergency vehicles.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to JHA, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA, FIN  SB1047
HB894
Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center Fees
RELATING TO HAWAII CRIMINAL JUSTICE DATA CENTER FEES.
Provides authority for the Hawaii criminal justice data center to set and collect fees for services provided.
(H) 2/19/2021- Passed Second Reading and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Har, Kong, Matayoshi excused (3). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA, FIN  SB1048
HB895 SD1
Penal Code; Sentencing; Credit for Time of Detention Prior to Sentence
RELATING TO CREDIT FOR TIME OF DETENTION PRIOR TO SENTENCE.
Clarifies that defendants may not earn credit on a sentence imposed for a subsequent conviction for time being served on a previous felony conviction. (SD1)
(H) 4/23/2021- Transmitted to Governor. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC  SB1049
HB896
Criminal History Record Checks; Department of the Attorney General
RELATING TO CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD CHECKS.
Adds the Department of the Attorney General to the list of agencies that are authorized to conduct criminal history record checks on current or prospective employees or contractors who have access to federal tax information.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to LAT, JHA, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LAT, JHA  SB1050
HB897
Department of the Attorney General
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
Short form bill to effectuate the title of the Act.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to JHA, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA  SB1051
HB898
Statute of Limitations; Inverse Condemnation; State Liability
RELATING TO THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS.
Clarifies that the statute of limitations for an inverse-condemnation claim brought pursuant to section 20 of article I of the Constitution of the State of Hawaii is two years, pursuant to section 661-5, Hawaii Revised Statutes, by amending section 661-1 and making the claim cognizable under chapter 661.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to JHA, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA, FIN  SB1052
HB899
Hawaii Community-Based Economic Development Technical and Financial Assistance Program
RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY-BASED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TECHNICAL AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
Expands the eligibility of organizations that can receive Community-based Economic Development (CBED) technical assistance from not just community-based organizations (non-profits), but also includes businesses, particularly those that currently have CBED loans or may apply for a CBED loan in the future.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to ECD, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) ECD, FIN  SB1053
HB900 HD1
Brownfields Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund
RELATING TO THE BROWNFIELDS CLEANUP REVOLVING LOAN FUND.
Enables the use of funds from the brownfields cleanup revolving loan fund for environmental site assessments and for sub-grants to eligible entities for assessment and cleanup of brownfields sites. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/19/2021- Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Har, Kong, Matayoshi excused (3). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) EEP, ECD, FIN  SB1054
HB901 HD1
Environmental Impact Statements; Discretionary Consent
RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS.
Amends the environmental impact statement law to delete reference to discretionary permits in allowing infrastructure improvements within a highway or public right-of-way to be exempt from environmental impact assessment requirements. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 3/3/2021- The committee(s) on JHA recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) EEP, JHA  SB1055
HB902 HD1 SD2
Public Lands; HHFDC
RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
Exempts land set aside by the governor to the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation and lands leased to the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation from other state departments or agencies from classification as public lands subject to Department of Land and Natural Resources management. Requires the land to be subject to legislative approval prior to the sale or gift of those lands. Requires the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to return any land set aside by the governor or leased lands no longer needed for housing, finance, or development. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/20/2021- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 843). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL/HOU, WAM  SB1056
HB903
Lands Controlled by the State; Exemption from Legislative Approval of Sale or Gift of Lands
RELATING TO LANDS CONTROLLED BY THE STATE.
Exempts from legislative approval the sale of the leased fee interest in certain affordable leasehold developments by the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to HSG, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HSG, FIN  SB1057
HB904 HD1
Hawaii Film and Creative Industries Development Special Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII FILM AND CREATIVE INDUSTRIES DEVELOPMENT SPECIAL FUND.
Makes an appropriation out of the Hawaii film and creative industries development special fund. Amends the Hawaii film and creative industries development special fund to expand its funding sources and the authorized uses of the fund. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/17/2021- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Hashem excused (1). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) ECD, FIN  SB1058
HB905
Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Revolving Loan Fund; Building Energy Efficiency Revolving Loan Fund; Hawaii Green Infrastructure Authority; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CLEAN ENERGY FINANCING.
Creates the clean energy and energy efficiency revolving loan fund under the administration of the Hawaii Green Infrastructure Authority. Repeals the building energy efficiency revolving loan fund. Appropriates loan ceiling. Effective upon approval.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to EEP, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) EEP, CPC, FIN  SB1059
HB906 HD1
Energy Resiliency; Energy Resources; Energy Shortage; State of Emergency
RELATING TO ENERGY ASSURANCE.
Addresses deficiencies in Hawaii's fuel shortage response and energy emergency statutes. Provides policy guidance on energy resiliency and actual or potential energy supply disruptions or shortages to preserve the State's energy resiliency and security and to ensure that fuel products and energy resources are made available to emergency services and the public in an orderly, efficient, and safe manner. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/4/2021- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with Representative(s) Okimoto voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Tokioka excused (1). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) EEP, CPC, FIN  SB1060
HB907 HD1
Housing; Downpayment Loan Assistance Program; Homebuyers' Club
RELATING TO HOUSING.
Repeals the Hawaii housing finance and development corporation's downpayment loan assistance program and homebuyers' club program. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(S) 3/24/2021- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to JDC/WAM. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HOU, JDC/WAM  SB1061
HB908
Low-Income Housing Tax Credit
RELATING TO THE LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT.
Extends the sunset date of amendments to the State Low-Income Housing Tax Credit by an additional five years.
(H) 2/9/2021- The committee(s) on HSG recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HSG, FIN  SB1062
HB909
Aerospace Advisory Committee
RELATING TO THE AEROSPACE ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
Repeals the Aerospace Advisory Committee.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to ECD, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) ECD, FIN  SB1063
HB910
Hawaii Unmanned Aerial Systems Test Site Advisory Board
RELATING TO THE HAWAII UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEMS TEST SITE ADVISORY BOARD.
Repeals the Hawaii Unmanned Aerial Systems Test Site Advisory Board.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to ECD, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) ECD, FIN  SB1064
HB911
Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism; Short Form
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM.
Short form bill relating to the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to ECD, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) ECD  SB1065
HB912 HD1
Tax Credit for Research Activities
RELATING TO TAX CREDIT FOR RESEARCH ACTIVITIES.
Consolidates the survey and certification requirements for the research activities tax credit. Requires the certification on a first come, first served basis by date subject to certain conditions. Adds a cap for the taxpayer and related entities. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/17/2021- 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) Hashem excused (1). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) ECD, FIN  SB1066
HB913 HD1
Hawaii Broadband and Digital Equity Office; Establishment
RELATING TO THE HAWAII BROADBAND AND DIGITAL EQUITY OFFICE.
Establishes the Hawaii broadband and digital equity office within the department of business, economic development, and tourism. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD1)
(H) 2/9/2021- 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 none excused (0). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HET, CPC, FIN  SB1067
HB914 HD1
Emergency Appropriations; COVID-19 Expenditures; HTA ($)
MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY RELATING TO COVID-19 EXPENDITURES.
Provides an emergency appropriation in fiscal year 2020-2021 to the Hawaii tourism authority for COVID-19 response related programs and activities. (HD1)
(H) 2/22/2021- Received from Governor Emergency Appropriation (Gov. Msg. No. 2). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LAT, FIN  SB1068
HB915
Public Employment Cost Items ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of Unit (1) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to LAT, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LAT, FIN  SB1069
HB916
Public Employment Cost Items ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of Unit (2) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to LAT, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LAT, FIN  SB1070
HB917
Public Employment Cost Items ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of Unit (3) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to LAT, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LAT, FIN  SB1071
HB918
Public Employment Cost Items ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of Unit (4) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to LAT, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LAT, FIN  SB1072
HB919 HD1 SD1
Public Employment Cost Items ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of Unit (5) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023. Effective 12/25/2040. (SD1)
(S) 4/19/2021- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LCA, WAM  SB1073
HB920
Public Employment Cost Items ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of Unit (6) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to LAT, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LAT, FIN  SB1074
HB921 HD1 SD1
Public Employment Cost Items ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of Unit (7) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/23/2021- Received from Governor re: Request for Appropriation (Gov. Msg. No. 8). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LCA, WAM  SB1075
HB922
Public Employment Cost Items ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of Unit (8) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to LAT, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LAT, FIN  SB1076
HB923
Public Employment Cost Items ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of Unit (9) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to LAT, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LAT, FIN  SB1077
HB924
Public Employment Cost Items ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of Unit (10) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to LAT, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LAT, FIN  SB1078
HB925 HD1 SD1
Public Employment Cost Items; Bargaining Unit (11) ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Appropriates and authorizes funds for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (11) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023. Effective 12/25/2040. (SD1)
(S) 4/19/2021- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LCA, WAM  SB1079
HB926
Public Employment Cost Items ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of Unit (13) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to LAT, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LAT, FIN  SB1080
HB927
Public Employment Cost Items ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of Unit (14) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2021-2023.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to LAT, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LAT, FIN  SB1081
HB928 HD1
Employees' Retirement System; Compensation
RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Amends the definitions of "base pay" and "compensation" for the purpose of calculating retirement benefits. Effective 12/25/2040. (HD1)
(H) 2/17/2021- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Okimoto voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Kapela, LoPresti, Perruso voting no (3) and Representative(s) Hashem excused (1). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LAT, FIN  SB1082
HB929 HD1 SD1
Employees' Retirement System; Hawaii Domestic Relations Orders
RELATING TO QUALIFIED DOMESTIC RELATIONS ORDERS.
Clarifies benefits to alternate payees, advisory review determinations of Hawaii domestic relations orders and the priority of multiple orders. Applies to domestic relations orders submitted on or after its effective date. (SD1)
(H) 4/23/2021- Transmitted to Governor. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LCA, JDC/WAM  SB1083
HB930 HD1 SD2 CD1
Employees' Retirement System; Investment Records
RELATING TO EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM INVESTMENTS.
Exempts the employees' retirement system from disclosing under chapter 92F, Hawaii Revised Statutes, certain types of alternative investment fund information. (CD1)
(H) 4/28/2021- Transmitted to Governor. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LCA, WAM/JDC  SB1084
HB931 HD1
Employees' Retirement System; Service-Connected Disability Retirement; Accidental Death
RELATING TO EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM BENEFITS.
Clarifies the Employees' Retirement System's eligibility requirement definitions for service-connected disability retirement and accidental death benefits. Effective 12/25/2040. (HD1)
(S) 3/9/2021- Referred to LCA, WAM/JDC. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LCA, WAM/JDC  SB1085
HB932
Hawaii Health Authority; Repeal
RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH AUTHORITY.
Abolishes the Hawaii Health Authority.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to HHH, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH, CPC, FIN  SB1086
HB933
Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund; Annual Required Contribution; Other Post-Employment Benefits Trust (OPEB)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII EMPLOYER-UNION HEALTH BENEFITS TRUST FUND.
Suspends the requirement for public employers to make annual required contributions to the Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund through fiscal year 2024-2025.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to LAT, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LAT, FIN  SB1087
HB934 HD1
COVID-19; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO COVID-19.
Provides appropriations to continue funding for various COVID-19 response related programs and activities. Requires that should any project or program paid for by state funds become eligible for federal reimbursement, those federal funds be deposited into the general fund. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/17/2021- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Hashem excused (1). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) PDP, FIN  SB1088
HB935
Employees’ Retirement System; Post retirement allowances
RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Amends post retirement allowances for new employees.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to LAT, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LAT, FIN  SB1089
HB936
Employees' Retirement System; Unused Sick Leave Credit for Public Employees
RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Changes the formula for crediting unused sick leave to retirement benefits for public employees who become members of the Employees' Retirement System after June 30, 2021.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to LAT, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LAT, FIN  SB1090
HB937
State Funds ($)
RELATING TO STATE FUNDS.
Authorizes transfer of special funds to general fund, replaces special fund appropriations with general obligation bond funds, authorizes transfer of excess moneys from other sources into the dwelling unit revolving fund.
(H) 2/12/2021- Re-referred to FIN, referral sheet 11 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  SB1091
HB938
Conveyance Tax; Disposition of Taxes; Land Conservation Fund; Rental Housing Revolving Fund
RELATING TO THE DISPOSITON OF TAXES.
Suspends the requirement for disposition of the conveyance tax to the Land Conservation Fund and the Rental Housing Revolving Fund for fiscal year 2021-2022 and fiscal year 2022-2023.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to WAL, HSG, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAL, HSG, FIN  SB1092
HB939
Suspension of transient accommodations tax revenue allocation to the counties
RELATING TO SECTION 237D-6.5, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
Amends paragraph (4) of section 237D-6.5(b), Hawaii Revised Statutes, and reenacts it in its current form on July 1, 2023.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to LAT, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LAT, FIN  SB1093
HB940 HD2 SD1
Uniform Securities Act; Elder; Vulnerable Adult; Financial Exploitation; Broker-Dealers; Investment Advisors
RELATING TO SECURITIES.
Mandates reporting of suspected financial exploitation of elders and vulnerable adults in relation to securities. Provides immunity for good faith reporting. Authorizes the delay of disbursements and transactions in situations of suspected financial exploitation. (SD1)
(H) 4/23/2021- Transmitted to Governor. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPN, JDC  SB1094
HB941 HD1 SD2 CD1
PUC; Electronic Filing
RELATING TO THE USE OF ELECTRONIC FILING BY THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Allows the public utilities commission to use electronic filing processes and similar practices. Requires the public utilities commission to conform its electronic forms and electronic filing processes to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other federal laws and regulations to ensure equal access for individuals with disabilities. (CD1)
(H) 4/28/2021- Transmitted to Governor. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPN, WAM  SB1095
HB942 HD1
Insurance; Public Adjuster; Bill Reviewer; Motor Vehicle Rental Company; Portable Electronic; Self-service Storage; Limited Line License; Fee; National Association of Insurance Commissioners; Surplus Line; Hawaii Joint Underwriting Plan; Wellness Program
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Institutes various consumer protections with regard to public adjusters, including requiring contractual terms and disclosures and granting a right to rescind. Imposes a standard of conduct on various entities. Authorizes the insurance commissioner to waive or modify certain fees by order. Reinstates the right to an administrative hearing and appeal from an order. Amends the Hawaii joint underwriting plan board of governors. Clarifies that rewards under wellness programs do not qualify as prohibited rebates. Makes various housekeeping amendments. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/17/2021- 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) Hashem excused (1). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  SB1096
HB943 HD1 SD2 CD1
Financial Institutions; Nondepository Trust Companies; Powers and Duties; Assessments; Fees; Paid-in-capital; Surplus; Agent; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO NONDEPOSITORY TRUSTS.
Establishes provisions concerning nondepository trust companies, including powers and duties, yearly assessment calculations, and paid-in-capital and surplus requirements. Appropriates funds to the division of financial institutions to administer nondepository trusts. (CD1)
(H) 4/28/2021- Transmitted to Governor. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPN, WAM  SB1097
HB944 HD1
Producer; Adjuster; Independent Licensing; Reinsurance; Licensing; National Association of Insurance Commissioners; Fees; Applications; Certificates; Registrations; Renewals
RELATING TO THE REGULATORY AUTHORITY OF THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER.
Adopts certain provisions of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' Producer Licensing Model Act, Public Adjuster Licensing Model Act, Reinsurance Intermediary Model Act, and Independent Adjuster Licensing Model Guidelines to provide consistency and promote efficiency in processing insurance licensing fees, applications, certificates, registrations, and renewals. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/19/2021- 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) Har, Kong, Matayoshi excused (3). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  SB1098
HB945
Practice of Medicine; Medical Physicians; Osteopathic Physicians; Chapter 453
RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE.
Clarifies the definition of the practice of medicine to provide uniformity of practice for both medical physicians and osteopathic physicians.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to HHH, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH, CPC, FIN  SB1099
HB946
Insurance Data Security Law; Data Security; Information Security Program; Nonpublic Information; Cybersecurity Event; Chapter 431
RELATING TO INSURANCE DATA SECURITY.
Adopts the National Conference of Insurance Commissioners' Insurance Data Security Model Law to establish insurance data security standards for Hawaii insurance licensees.
(H) 2/4/2021- Re-referred to CPC, JHA, FIN, referral sheet 6 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, JHA, FIN  SB1100
HB947 HD2
Safe Home Program; Trust Fund; Grant; Wind Resistive Devices; Hawaii Hurricane Relief Fund; DCCA; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS.
Establishes the safe home program to provide matching and nonmatching grants for installation of wind resistive devices to single-family, owner-occupied, residential properties in certain circumstances. Allocates a portion of the moneys earned through interest from the hurricane reserve trust fund for grants under the safe home program. Creates a temporary position within the insurance division of the department of commerce and consumer affairs to implement and administer the safe home program. Appropriates funds. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD2)
(S) 3/11/2021- Referred to CPN/PSM, WAM. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPN/PSM, WAM  SB1101
HB948
Mixed Martial Arts; Additional Payment Option; Cash; Chapter 440E
RELATING TO MIXED MARTIAL ARTS.
Allows mixed martial arts promoters to pay fighters with cash.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to CPC, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  SB1102
HB949
Public Accountancy; Peer Review Oversight Committee; Chapter 466
RELATING TO THE PEER REVIEW OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE.
Clarifies the role of the Board of Public Accountancy in selecting members to serve on the Board's Peer Review Oversight Committee.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to CPC, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  SB1103
HB950
Contractors Recovery Fund; Recovery; Homeowner; Chapter 444
RELATING TO THE CONTRACTORS RECOVERY FUND.
Increases the monetary amount an injured homeowner may recover from the Contractors Recovery Fund.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to CPC, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  SB1104
HB951
Mortgage Loan Recovery Fund; Mortgage Loan Originator; Restitution; Chapter 454F
RELATING TO THE MORTGAGE LOAN RECOVERY FUND.
Allows a person aggrieved by the fraud, misrepresentation, or deceit of a mortgage loan originator company licensee to receive restitution payment upon a final court order. Repeals fees paid by mortgage loan originator companies and their branch office locations to the Mortgage Loan Recovery Fund. Provides the Commissioner of Financial Institutions with the authority to consider applications to recover from the fund.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to CPC, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  SB1105
HB952
Commerce and Consumer Affairs; Short Form
RELATING TO COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS.
Short form bill relating to commerce and consumer affairs.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to CPC, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC  SB1106
HB953 HD1
Hawaii Emergency Management Agency; Hazard Mitigation Special Fund
RELATING TO THE HAWAII EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY.
Establishes the hazard mitigation special fund for the Hawaii emergency management agency. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/9/2021- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JHA with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) PDP, JHA, FIN  SB1107
HB954 HD1 SD2 CD1
Hawaii Emergency Management Agency; Civil Service; Exempt
RELATING TO THE HAWAII EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY.
Converts the executive officer, public information officer, civil defense administrative officer, branch chiefs, and emergency operations center state warning point personnel in the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency from civil service status to exempt status. (CD1)
(S) 6/1/2021- Act 025, 05/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1125). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) PSM/LCA, WAM/JDC  SB1108
HB955 HD1
COVID-19 Statewide Recovery Planning and Coordination; State Disaster Recovery Program and Framework; State Disaster Recovery Coordinator; Hawaii Emergency Management Agency
RELATING TO THE STATE DISASTER RECOVERY PROGRAM.
Establishes a framework for disaster recovery in the State and describes the role of the state disaster recovery coordinator. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/17/2021- 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) Hashem excused (1). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) PDP, FIN  SB1109
HB956 HD1
Statewide Interoperable Public Safety Communications
RELATING TO STATEWIDE INTEROPERABLE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS.
Establishes a statewide interoperable communications executive committee for public safety communications and the position of the statewide interoperable communications coordinator. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/18/2021- 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) Gates excused (1). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) PDP/HET, FIN  SB1110
HB957 HD1
Homeland Security
RELATING TO HOMELAND SECURITY.
Establishes the Hawaii state fusion center as a program under the office of homeland security as described in chapter 128A, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Establishes the position of Hawaii state fusion center director. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/18/2021- 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) Gates excused (1). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) PDP/HET, FIN  SB1111
HB958 HD1
Department of Defense; Adjutant General
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.
Amends the minimum eligibility requirements for appointment to the position of adjutant general. Effective 7/1/3050. (HD1)
(H) 2/9/2021- 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 none excused (0). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CMV, FIN  SB1112
HB959 HD1
National Guard; Pay; Health Insurance
RELATING TO HAWAII NATIONAL GUARD.
Authorizes the payment of an allowance for Tricare Reserve Select or other government-funded premium payments to officers, warrant officers, or enlisted personnel of the Hawaii National Guard. Effective 7/1/3050. (HD1)
(H) 2/9/2021- 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 none excused (0). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CMV, CPC, FIN  SB1113
HB960
Department of Defense
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.
Short form bill to effectuate the title of the Act.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to CMV, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CMV  SB1114
HB961 HD1 SD2
Military Dependents; Military Service Members; Government Employment; Temporary Professional License; Expedited Licensure Process
RELATING TO MILITARY DEPENDENTS.
Exempts dependents of military service members from state residency requirement for government employment if the military service member is in Hawaii on bona fide military orders. Allows a spouse of an active duty service member in the military who accompanies the service member a permanent change of station to Hawaii and holds a current, unencumbered license in another jurisdiction in specific professions to apply for licensure on an expedited basis in the State. Effective 1/1/2022. (SD2)
(H) 5/26/2021- Act 018, on 05/25/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1118). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CMV, CPC, FIN  SB1115
HB962 HD1
Emergency Appropriations Relating to COVID-19 Expenditures; Federal Reimbursement ($)
MAKING EMERGENCY APPROPRIATIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE RELATING TO COVID-19 EXPENDITURES.
Provides emergency appropriations in fiscal year 2020-2021 to the Department of Defense to continue funding for various COVID19 response related programs and activities. Requires that should any project or program paid for by state funds become eligible for federal reimbursement, those federal funds shall be deposited into the general fund. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/17/2021- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Hashem excused (1). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) PDP, FIN  SB1116
HB963 HD1
Emergency Appropriations Relating to COVID-19 Expenditures; Federal Reimbursement ($)
MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR RELATING TO COVID-19 EXPENDITURES.
Provides an emergency appropriation to the Office of the Governor in fiscal year 2020-2021 to continue funding for various COVID-19 response related programs and activities. Requires that should any project or program paid for by state funds become eligible for federal reimbursement, those federal funds shall be deposited into the general fund. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/22/2021- Received from Governor Emergency Appropriation (Gov. Msg. No. 2). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) PDP, FIN  SB1117
HB964
Education Commission of the States; Amendment to Members
RELATING TO THE COMPACT FOR EDUCATION.
Amends section 311-2, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to remove the Governor from the Education Commission of the States and add a fourth member appointed by the Governor.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to EDN, JHA, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) EDN, JHA  SB1118
HB965
Violation of Rules During an Emergency Period ($)
RELATING TO THE VIOLATION OF RULES DURING EMERGENCY PERIODS.
Authorizes the governor and the mayors to establish lesser petty misdemeanor offenses and violations during emergency periods, including non-criminal infractions; and establishes a more expeditious system for the processing of these infractions to reduce the burden on the court system.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to PDP, JHA, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) PDP, JHA, FIN  SB1119
HB966
School Impact Fees; Exemption
RELATING TO HOUSING.
Exempts any housing development for the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands from school impact fee requirements.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to WAL, JHA, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAL, JHA, FIN  SB1120
HB967
Housing; General Excise Tax Exemption
RELATING TO HOUSING.
Exempts any housing development for the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands from general excise taxes.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to JHA, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA, FIN  SB1121
HB968
County Boards of Water Supply; Department of Hawaiian Home Lands
RELATING TO THE COUNTY BOARDS OF WATER SUPPLY.
Clarifies requirements on the County Boards of Water Supply. Adds representation on the County Boards of Water Supply of the interests to be served by the allocation of water for current and foreseeable development and use of Hawaiian Home Lands as set forth in section 221 of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to WAL, JHA, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAL, JHA, FIN  SB1122
HB969
Counties; Department of Hawaiian Home Lands; Infrastructure
RELATING TO COUNTIES.
Requires counties within sixty days to maintain infrastructure, under specified conditions, as part of any housing development for the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands.
(H) 2/4/2021- The committee(s) on HSG recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HSG, WAL, FIN  SB1123
HB970
DHHL; Project Reviews of Proposed State Projects
RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION REVIEWS.
Allows the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to assume review of the effect of any proposed project on historic properties or burial sites for lands under its jurisdiction.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to WAL, JHA, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAL, JHA  SB1124
HB971
Administrative Procedure; Expedited Agency Hearing
RELATING TO THE EXPEDITED AGENCY HEARING.
Provides for an expedited agency hearing for any criminal activity that threatens the health and safety of the community or any drug-related criminal activity.
(H) 2/16/2021- The committee(s) on JHA recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA, FIN  SB1125
HB972 HD1
Contested Cases; Interactive Conference Technology
RELATING TO CONTESTED CASES.
Authorizes contested case hearings to be conducted through the use of interactive conference technology. (HD1)
(H) 2/19/2021- 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) Har, Kong, Matayoshi excused (3). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA, FIN  SB1126
HB973
General Support for General Assistance Payments (HMS 204); Emergency Appropriation ($)
MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
Makes an emergency appropriation from the general revenues of the State of Hawaii for fiscal year 2020-2021 to address the budget shortfall for the general support for the general assistance program (HMS 204) in the Department of Human Services. Effective upon approval.
(H) 2/26/2021- Received from Governor re: Emergency Appropriation (Gov. Msg. No. 4). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH, FIN  SB1127
HB974
Office of Youth Services Revolving Fund; Commercial Enterprise Vocational Programs
RELATING TO OFFICE OF YOUTH SERVICES.
Permits individual vocational programs within the purview of the Office of Youth Services to engage in commercial enterprises, including the sale of goods and services, for self-sustainability purposes, for young adults only. Establishes the Office of Youth Services Revolving Fund.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to HHH, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH, FIN  SB1128
HB975 HD1 SD1
Child Abuse; Reporting; Immunity; Liability; DHS
RELATING TO REPORTS OF CHILD ABUSE.
Adds immunity from civil and criminal liability for individuals who provide information or assistance in child abuse investigations. Effective 6/30/2021. (SD1)
(S) 6/1/2021- Act 026, 05/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1126). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HMS, JDC  SB1129
HB976
Hospital Sustainability Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
Continues the Hospital Sustainability Program for two years.? Appropriates funds out of the Hospital Sustainability Program Special Fund for fiscal years 2021-2022 and 2022-2023.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to HHH, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH, FIN  SB1130
HB977
Nursing Facility Sustainability Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE NURSING FACILITY SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
Continues the nursing facility sustainability program for two additional years. Appropriates funds out of the nursing facility sustainability program special fund for fiscal years 2021-2022 and 2022-2023.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to HHH, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH, FIN  SB1131
HB978
Medicaid Sustainability Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE MEDICAID SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
Establishes the Medicaid Sustainability Program for two years. Appropriates funds out of the Medicaid Sustainability Program Special Fund for fiscal years 2021-2022 and 2022-2023.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to HHH, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH, FIN  SB1132
HB979
Gender-based Analysis Training
RELATING TO GENDER-BASED ANALYSIS TRAINING.
Requires the Commission on the Status of Women to provide biannual gender-based analysis training to government officials.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to JHA, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA, FIN  SB1133
HB980 HD1 SD1
Department of Human Services; Right of Entry; Vulnerable Adults; Abuse
RELATING TO ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES.
Broadens the Department of Human Services' right of entry into a vulnerable adult's premises to cover situations in which there is probable cause to believe a vulnerable adult is subject to any type of abuse, regardless of whether there is physical injury. (SD1)
(S) 3/30/2021- The committee on JDC deferred the measure. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HMS, JDC  SB1134
HB981 HD1
Permanent Supportive Housing; Source of Income; Rental Discrimination; Prohibited Practices; Housing Assistance Program; Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers
RELATING TO RENTAL DISCRIMINATION.
Prohibits discrimination, including in advertisements for rental property, in rental transactions based on participation in a section 8 housing choice program or any permanent supportive housing program or requirements related to participation in these housing assistance programs. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/10/2021- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JHA with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Eli excused (1). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HSG, JHA, FIN  SB1135
HB982
Human Services
RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
Short form bill.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to HHH, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH  SB1136
HB983 HD1
Spouse and Child Abuse Special Fund; DHS; Federal Reimbursements
RELATING TO THE SPOUSE AND CHILD ABUSE SPECIAL FUND.
Amends the spouse and child abuse special fund to allow up to a certain amount of federal reimbursements received from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, in the year following the fiscal year in which Family First Prevention Services funds and the Title IV-E funds were expended to be deposited and retained. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD1)
(H) 2/19/2021- 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) Har, Kong, Matayoshi excused (3). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH, FIN  SB1137
HB984 HD1
Office of Health Care Assurance Special Fund; Ceiling
RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF HEALTHCARE ASSURANCE SPECIAL FUND.
Increases ceiling of the office of health care assurance special fund to meet expanding program needs and diminish dependence on the general fund. Permits the office of health care assurance to use the special fund to enhance the office of health care assurance's capacity to conduct investigations. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD1)
(H) 2/19/2021- 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) Har, Kong, Matayoshi excused (3). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH, FIN  SB1138
HB985
Department of Health; Office of Medical Cannabis Control and Regulation; Fees ($)
RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF MEDICAL CANNABIS CONTROL AND REGULATION.
Increase patient registration fee by $10, add 3.0 FTE, and change means of finance for positions.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to HHH, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH, CPC, FIN  SB1139
HB986 HD1 SD1
Newborns; Hearing Screening; Diagnostic Audiologic Evaluations; DOH
RELATING TO NEWBORN HEARING SCREENING.
Requires diagnostic audiologic evaluation results of newborn hearing screening evaluations, or infants whose hearing status changes, to be provided to the department of health. (SD1)
(S) 3/25/2021- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC/WAM. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HTH, JDC/WAM  SB1140
HB987 HD1 SD1
Hearing and Vision Program; Hearing Screening; Vision Screening; DOH
RELATING TO HEARING AND VISION PROGRAM.
Amends the hearing and vision program statute to increase the early identification of children with hearing or vision loss, by establishing consistent protocols for hearing and vision screening and follow-up, screener training, and data collection for quality improvement. (SD1)
(S) 3/25/2021- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC/WAM. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HTH, JDC/WAM  SB1141
HB988 HD2
Executive Office on Aging; Kupuna Care; Kupuna Caregivers
RELATING TO SERVICES FOR KUPUNA.
Amends the definitions "coach" and "person-centered support plan" under kupuna care and caregiver support services laws. Allows for qualified caregivers to continue providing services even if they work less than thirty hours a week during a declared state of emergency. Adds traditional services and kupuna caregiver-directed services to the kupuna caregivers program. Allows funds allocated to qualified caregivers under the program to be issued directly to a financial management service provider. Effective 07/01/2060. (HD2)
(H) 2/18/2021- 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) Gates excused (1). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH, CPC, FIN  SB1142
HB989
Parking for Persons with a Disability, Funding
RELATING TO FUNDING FOR PARKING FOR DISABLED PERSONS.
Creates an accessible parking special account within the disability and communication access board special fund. Increases the state vehicle registration fee by $1, to be deposited into the accessible parking special account. Requires all costs associated with the statewide parking program for persons with disabilities to be appropriated from the accessible parking special account beginning July 1, 2022.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to HHH, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH, FIN  SB1143
HB990
Birth Defects Program; Birth Defects Special Fund; Vital Statistics Improvement Special Fund; Marriage License Fee
RELATING TO MARRIAGE LICENSE FEES.
Amends the marriage license statute to support the Hawaii Birth Defects Program, modernization of the vital statistics system, and operating costs of marriage license agents.
(H) 2/12/2021- The committee(s) on HHH recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH, FIN  SB1144
HB991 HD2 SD2
Department of Health; Vital Statistics Records; Disclosure; Public Health
RELATING TO THE DISCLOSURE OF VITAL STATISTICS RECORDS.
Authorizes the Department of Health to disclose vital statistics records for public health purposes. Updates eligibility requirements for access to confidential vital statistics records. (SD2)
(H) 4/28/2021- Transmitted to Governor. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HTH, JDC  SB1145
HB992
Flavored Tobacco Products; Sale; Ban
RELATING TO TOBACCO PRODUCTS.
Bans the sale of flavored tobacco products and mislabeled e-liquid products. Effective 1/1/2022.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to HHH, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH, CPC, FIN  SB1146
HB993
Unlawful Shipment of Tobacco Products; Eliquid; Electronic Smoking Devices; License Fee; Retail Permit Fee
RELATING TO TOBACCO PRODUCTS.
Establishes the offense of unlawful shipment of tobacco products. Includes e-liquid and electronic smoking devices within the definition of "tobacco products", as used in the cigarette tax and tobacco tax law. Increases the license fee for persons engaged as a wholesaler or dealer of cigarettes and tobacco products. Increases the retail tobacco permit fee for retailers engaged in the retail sale of cigarettes and tobacco products. Repeals certain provisions of the Hawaii Revised Statutes relating to electronic smoking devices. Effective January 1, 2022.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to TRN, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) TRN, CPC, FIN  SB1147
HB994
Healthy Ohana; Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Fee Program; $ ($)
RELATING TO SUGAR-SWEETENED BEVERAGES.
Imposes a fee for selling sugar-sweetened beverages at the distributor level. Creates a special fund into which revenues are deposited, the proceeds of which shall fund programs to prevent obesity and chronic disease for Hawaii's ohana.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to HHH, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH, CPC, FIN  SB1148
HB995
Dietitian Licensure Special Fund
RELATING TO DIETITIAN LICENSURE SPECIAL FUND.
Authorize establishment of a ceiling for the Dietitian Licensure Special Fund through the state budgeting process to meet expanding program needs and diminish dependence on the general fund.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to HHH, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH, FIN  SB1149
HB996
Skilled Nursing Facility licensing
RELATING TO SKILLED NURSING FACILITY LICENSING.
Authorizes the Department of Health to recognize national accreditation or certification organizations.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to HHH, CPC, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH, CPC  SB1150
HB997
Hospital Licensing
RELATING TO HOSPITAL LICENSING.
Authorizes the Department of Health to recognize additional national accreditation or certification organizations.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to HHH, CPC, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH, CPC  SB1151
HB998
Health; Short Form
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Short form bill relating to health.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to HHH, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH  SB1152
HB999
Emergency Appropriation; Department of Health ($)
MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FOR THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AND INJURY PREVENTION SYSTEM BRANCH.
Makes an emergency appropriation to provide funds for the state comprehensive emergency medical system for expenses related to collective bargaining and other current expenses. Effective upon approval.
(H) 2/26/2021- Received from Governor re: Emergency Appropriation (Gov. Msg. No. 4). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH, FIN  SB1153
HB1000
Emergency Medical System; Cost Sharing
RELATING TO THE STATE COMPREHENSIVE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES SYSTEM.
Requires counties with more than 500,000 residents to share in the costs of the emergency medical services system; sets annual limit on state contributions.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to HHH, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH, FIN  SB1154
HB1001
Secular marriage solemnization.
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Authorizes issuance of licenses to solemnize marriages for persons of a secular or non-religious organization.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to JHA, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA  SB1155
HB1002 HD1
Emergency Appropriation; Department of Health ($)
MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
Makes an emergency appropriation to provide funds for supplies, personnel, equipment and related effects to implement the COVID-19 vaccination plan. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/26/2021- Received from Governor re: Emergency Appropriation (Gov. Msg. No. 4). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) PDP/HHH, FIN  SB1156
HB1003 HD1
Emergency Appropriations Relating to COVID-19 Expenditures
MAKING EMERGENCY APPROPRIATIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH RELATING TO COVID-19 EXPENDITURES.
Provides emergency appropriations in fiscal year 2020-2021 to the department of health to continue funding for various COVID19 response related programs and activities. Authorizes the governor to transfer funds appropriated to other executive departments. Requires unallotted or unencumbered funds to lapse on 6/30/2022. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/25/2021- Received from Governor re: Emergency Appropriation (Gov. Msg. No. 3). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) PDP/HHH, FIN  SB1157
HB1004 HD1 SD2
DLIR; Boiler and Elevator Safety Law; Permits to Operate; Fee Schedule; Fines; Payment
RELATING TO THE BOILER AND ELEVATOR SAFETY LAW.
Authorizes the Director of Labor and Industrial Relations to prohibit the operation of pressure retaining items, amusement rides, and elevators and kindred equipment if inspection fees or fines are not timely paid. Deletes the statutory boiler and elevator fee schedule and requires the director to establish the fees by rules adopted pursuant to chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Defines "amusement ride", "permit to operate", and "pressure retaining item". Replaces "boiler, pressure systems" with "pressure retaining items" throughout chapter 397, Hawaii Revised Statutes. (SD2)
(H) 4/23/2021- Transmitted to Governor. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, LAT, FIN  SB1158
HB1005
Employment Security
RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY.
Amends the definitions of benefit year and week. Conforms the manner of filing partial claims to the same as total or part-total. Allows the Director of Labor and Industrial relations to omit benefits charged for experience rating for employers due to the event of COVID-19 in calendar years 2021 and 2022. Sets, for calendar years 2021, 2022, and 2023, the employer contribution rate at schedule D, F, and G respectively.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to LAT/PDP, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LAT/PDP, FIN  SB1159
HB1006
Labor; Short Form
RELATING TO LABOR.
Short form bill relating to labor.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to LAT, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LAT  SB1160
HB1007 HD1
Traffic Infractions; Decriminalization
RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS ON CERTAIN STATE LANDS.
Decriminalizes traffic infractions within natural area reserves, game management areas, wildlife sanctuaries, and public hunting areas. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/9/2021- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JHA with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAL, JHA, FIN  SB1161
HB1008 HD1
Forest Stewardship Program
RELATING TO FOREST STEWARDSHIP.
Clarifies conditions that must be met by applicants to receive funds under the forest stewardship program. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD1)
(S) 3/11/2021- Referred to WTL, WAM. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL, WAM  SB1162
HB1009 HD1 SD1
Destruction or Harvesting of Trees including Koa on State Lands; Forest Reserves Violations; Penalties
RELATING TO CERTAIN PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF SUBTITLE 4 OF TITLE 12, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
Amends the additional fines and costs for destroying or harvesting trees or tree products, including koa, on state forest reserves lands. Establishes penalties for any person who violates vehicular parking or traffic movement rules adopted by the DLNR under forest reserves, water development, and zoning laws. Authorizes the State to pursue civil legal action and criminal action against a person violating forest reserves, water development, and zoning laws and rules. Establishes criminal penalties for violations of all forest reserves laws or rules. Repeals the general penalty provision for violations of certain forestry and wildlife, recreation areas, and fire protection laws and rules. (SD1)
(H) 4/23/2021- Transmitted to Governor. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL, JDC/WAM  SB1163
HB1010 HD1
Boating Reports; DLNR; Unredacted; Medical Information Exception
RELATING TO BOATING REPORTS.
Requires the fire chief and ocean safety director of each county, in addition to the Director of Public Safety and police chief of each county, to transmit to the Department of Land and Natural Resources a copy of every report relating to boating accidents or the theft, loss, or recovery of vessels. Requires all reports submitted to be unredacted; provided that medical information may be redacted. (HD1)
(S) 3/11/2021- Referred to WTL, JDC. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL, JDC  SB1164
HB1011
Ocean Recreation Commercial Permits; Public Auction
RELATING TO OCEAN RECREATION COMMERCIAL PERMITS.
Authorizes the Department of Land and Natural Resources to issue new ocean recreation commercial permits by public auction.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to WAL, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAL, FIN  SB1165
HB1012 HD1
Board of Land and Natural Resources; Public Lands; Rental Reduction of Waiver
RELATING TO RENTALS FOR PUBLIC LAND LEASES.
Authorizes the board of land and natural resources to approve rental reductions or waivers for leases on public lands that require substantial demolition or infrastructure improvement costs in order for the lessee to utilize the premises. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD1)
(S) 3/11/2021- Referred to WTL, WAM. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL, WAM  SB1166
HB1013
Board of Land and Natural Resources; Public Lands; Lease Extension; Development Agreement
RELATING TO LEASE EXTENSIONS ON PUBLIC LAND.
Authorizes the Board of Land and Natural Resources to extend leases of public lands for commercial, industrial, or resort use upon approval of a proposed development agreement to make substantial improvements to the existing improvements. Repeals on June 30, 2026.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to WAL, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAL, CPC, FIN  SB1167
HB1014 HD2
Public Lands; Leasing for Pasture Use; Board of Land and Natural Resources; Lease Withdrawal; Compensation
RELATING TO AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO LEASE PASTURE LANDS ON TERMS THAT PROMOTE COLLABORATIVE BENEFICIAL USE FOR FORESTRY, WILDLIFE, RECREATIONAL, AND FOOD PRODUCTION PURPOSES.
Authorizes the board of land and natural resources to amend and extend existing pasture leases and to issue new pasture leases by negotiation in furtherance of public purposes the department of land and natural resources is responsible for promoting. Specifies that persons with leases be compensated for the present value of all capital assets located on the land at the time of a lease withdrawal. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD2)
(H) 2/19/2021- Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 2 with Representative(s) DeCoite, Okimoto, Tokioka voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Har, Kong, Matayoshi excused (3). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAL, CPC, FIN  SB1168
HB1015 HD2
Water License; BLNR
RELATING TO DISPOSITION OF WATER LICENSES BY THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
Clarifies the conditions and manner in which the board of land and natural resources may dispose of water by license. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD2)
(H) 3/3/2021- The committee(s) on FIN recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAL, CPC, FIN  SB1169
HB1016 HD1 SD2 CD1
Commercial Marine Licenses; Commercial Marine Vessel Licenses; Charter Services
RELATING TO THE TAKING OF MARINE LIFE.
Provides that a single valid commercial marine vessel license satisfies the licensure requirement for all persons aboard the licensed vessel. Requires any person who provides fishing charter services to obtain a commercial marine license. Allows any vessel used for or engaged in the taking of marine life for commercial purposes to be eligible to obtain a commercial marine vessel license. Requires the commercial marine vessel licensee of a Hawaii longline vessel that satisfies the commercial marine license requirement by obtaining the vessel license to file an annual report with the department of land and natural resources that contains certain information on crew members. Authorizes the department of land and natural resources to establish rules and fees for the issuance of a commercial marine vessel license. Requires the department of land and natural resources to submit a report to the legislature regarding the status of its administrative rules establishing a new commercial marine vessel license category. (CD1)
(S) 6/10/2021- Act 043, 06/08/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1143). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL, JDC/WAM  SB1170
HB1017 HD1 SD1
Crustaceans; Prohibition on Taking or Killing; Administrative Rules
RELATING TO CRUSTACEANS.
Repeals section 188-58.5, Hawaii Revised Statutes, which prohibits the taking or killing of female spiny lobsters, Kona crabs, and Samoan crabs. (SD1)
(S) 6/10/2021- Act 044, 06/08/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1144). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL, JDC  SB1171
HB1018 HD2 SD1
Fishing; Lay Nets; Permit
RELATING TO LAY NETS.
Authorizes the department of land and natural resources to adopt rules to establish a lay net permit for the use or possession of lay nets, including reasonable permit fees and provisions for revocation, suspension, and withholding of permits for noncompliance with lay net rules. (SD1)
(S) 6/10/2021- Act 045, 06/08/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1145). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL, JDC/WAM  SB1172
HB1019 HD2 SD2 CD1
Ocean Stewardship Special Fund; Ocean Stewardship User Fee
RELATING TO OCEAN STEWARDSHIP.
Establishes the ocean stewardship special fund and ocean stewardship user fee for the collection and use of moneys for the conservation, restoration, and enhancement of the State's marine resources. Sunsets the special fund on 1/1/2029. Delays collection of the ocean stewardship user fee until 1/1/2024. (CD1)
(S) 6/10/2021- Act 046, 06/08/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1146). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL, WAM  SB1173
HB1020 HD1 SD2
DLNR; Natural Resource Rules; Adaptive Management
RELATING TO ADAPTIVE NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.
Authorizes the board of land and natural resources (BLNR) to temporarily adopt, amend, and repeal certain natural resource rules by formal action at a public meeting if BLNR finds that such adoption, amendment, or repeal is necessary to implement effective and adaptive management measures in response to rapidly changing resource conditions. Requires legislative and BLNR approval prior to the renewed adoption, amendment, and repeal of certain natural resource rule by formal action at a public meeting. Requires a report to the legislature no later than twenty days prior to the convening of the regular session of 2023. Effective 10/1/2021. (SD2)
(S) 6/10/2021- Act 049, 06/08/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1149). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL, JDC/WAM  SB1174
HB1021 HD1 SD2
Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact; Multi-jurisdictional Agreement
RELATING TO THE INTERSTATE WILDLIFE VIOLATOR COMPACT.
Authorizes the Department of Land and Natural Resources to enter into the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact or similar agreement for mutual assistance in the enforcement of wildlife laws. (SD2)
(H) 4/23/2021- Transmitted to Governor. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL, JDC  SB1175
HB1022 HD1 SD2 CD1
Natural Resources; Hunting; Fishing; Inspection; Penalties
RELATING TO THE TAKING OF NATURAL RESOURCES.
Clarifies that any conservation and resources enforcement officer of the Department of Land and Natural Resources may, in the performance of official duties, stop and temporarily detain any person who the officer reasonably believes is, or recently has been engaged in, hunting or fishing for a natural resource inspection. Establishes penalties. (CD1)
(S) 6/10/2021- Act 047, 06/08/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1147). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) EEP, JHA, FIN  SB1176
HB1023 HD1 SD2 CD1
Nonresident Recreational Marine Fishing License
RELATING TO A NONRESIDENT RECREATIONAL MARINE FISHING LICENSE.
Establishes a nonresident recreational marine fishing license requirement and fees to enable the department of land and natural resources to more effectively manage the marine fisheries resources of the State. Prohibits nonresidents, with certain exceptions, from fishing, taking, or catching marine life without a nonresident recreational marine fishing license. (CD1)
(S) 6/10/2021- Act 048, 06/08/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1148). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL, WAM  SB1177
HB1024
Department of Land and Natural Resources
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
Short form bill to effectuate the title of the Act.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to WAL, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAL  SB1178
HB1025 HD1
Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement; Conveyance Tax
RELATING TO FUNDING FOR THE DIVISION OF CONSERVATION AND RESOURCES ENFORCEMENT.
Allocates a portion of the Conveyance Tax to the Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement of the Department of Land and Natural Resources to partially cover operational costs related to upholding the laws that serve to protect, conserve, and manage Hawaii's unique and limited natural, cultural, and historic resources. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/17/2021- 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) Hashem excused (1). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) EEP, FIN  SB1179
HB1026
Public-Private Partnerships; Leasing State Boating Facilities
RELATING TO THE STATE BOATING PROGRAM.
Clarifies that the Department of Land and Natural Resources (Department) may lease any existing state boating facility in part or in its entirety without the need for prior legislative approval, and amends chapter 76, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to allow a private partner under contract to assist the Department with administrative support services, such as vessel slip management, maintenance, and monitoring.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to WAL, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAL, FIN  SB1180
HB1027 HD2
Marine Life Conservation District Special Fund; Fees ($)
RELATING TO MARINE LIFE CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.
Establishes the marine life conservation district special fund for the collection and use of moneys for the management, protection, restoration, and enhancement of the State's marine life conservation districts and the resources contained within, and authorizes the department of land and natural resources to collect fees for the use of marine life conservation districts and the resources contained within, subject to certain conditions. Sunsets the marine life conservation district special fund in five years. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD2)
(S) 3/15/2021- The committee(s) on WTL deleted the measure from the public hearing scheduled on 03-15-21 1:00PM; CR 229 & Videoconference. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL, WAM  SB1181
HB1028 SD1
Koke‘e State Park Advisory Council; Repeal
RELATING TO THE KOKE'E STATE PARK ADVISORY COUNCIL.
Repeals section 171-8.5, Hawaii Revised Statutes, establishing the Koke‘e State Park Advisory Council. (SD1)
(H) 4/23/2021- Transmitted to Governor. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL, JDC  SB1182
HB1029 SD1
Living Park Planning Councils; Repeal
RELATING TO LIVING PARK PLANNING COUNCILS.
Repeals sections of Act 15, Special Session Laws of Hawaii 2009, that authorized the establishment of living park planning councils. Authorizes the Department of Land and Natural Resources to oversee development and implementation of a master plan for the Kahana community. (SD1)
(H) 4/23/2021- Transmitted to Governor. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL, JDC  SB1183
HB1030 HD2 SD1
Aquatic Life and Wildlife Advisory Committees; Repeal
RELATING TO THE AQUATIC LIFE AND WILDLIFE ADVISORY COMMITTEES.
Repeals the aquatic life and wildlife advisory committees and makes conforming amendments. (SD1)
(H) 4/23/2021- Transmitted to Governor. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL, JDC  SB1184
HB1031
Hawaii Historic Places Review Board; Membership
RELATING TO THE HAWAII HISTORIC PLACES REVIEW BOARD.
Reduces the number of members on the Hawaii Historic Places Review Board.
(H) 4/13/2021- Transmitted to Governor. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL, JDC  SB1185
HB1032 HD1
Uniform Controlled Substances Act
RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT.
Updates the Uniform Controlled Substances Act, chapter 329, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to make it consistent with amendments in the federal controlled substances law as required by section 329-11, Hawaii Revised Statutes. (HD1)
(H) 4/13/2021- Transmitted to Governor. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HTH, JDC  SB1186
HB1033 HD1
Emergency Appropriation; Department of Public Safety ($)
MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.
Makes an emergency appropriation to provide funds for the department of public safety to cover the costs of the personnel services shortfall at all correctional institutions statewide.
(H) 2/26/2021- Received from Governor re: Emergency Appropriation (Gov. Msg. No. 4). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CMV, FIN  SB1187
HB1034
Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification System (SAVIN) Coordinator; Establishment ($)
RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE AUTOMATED VICTIM INFORMATION AND NOTIFICATION SYSTEM.
Amends part VII of chapter 353, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to establish the SAVIN coordinator position, to be responsible for managing the operations of the SAVIN system.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to JHA, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA, FIN  SB1188
HB1035
Intake Service Centers Pretrial Services.
RELATING TO PRETRIAL SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE INTAKE SERVICE CENTERS, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.
Amends Section 353-6.2, Section 353-10, and Section 804-7.1, Hawaii Revised Statutes, enacted as part of Act 179, Session Laws of Hawaii 2019, to delete the additional duties and responsibilities of the Intake Service Centers (ISC), Department of Public Safety, in providing augmented bail reports under the Act's bail reform initiatives, due to the imposition of budget restrictions for the fiscal biennium 2021-23 that defunded the ISC positions responsible for this work.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to JHA, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA, FIN  SB1189
HB1036 HD1 SD2
Department of Public Safety; Independent Civil Process Servers
A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
Authorizes the department of public safety to maintain a list of independent civil process servers and amends several statutes to allow process servers to serve specific types of legal documents. (SD2)
(S) 6/10/2021- Act 041, 06/07/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1141). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) PSM, JDC  SB1190
HB1037
Electronic Prescription Accountability System
RELATING TO THE ELECTRONIC PRESCRIPTION ACCOUNTABILITY SYSTEM.
Updates chapter 329, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to clarify who may access information stored in the electronic prescription accountability system.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to HHH, CPC, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH, CPC  SB1191
HB1038
Electronic Prescription Accountability System
RELATING TO THE ELECTRONIC PRESCRIPTION ACCOUNTABILITY SYSTEM.
Amends section 329-101(b) and (d), Hawaii Revised Statutes, to require that the dispensing of a pharmacist-prescribed opioid antagonist be reported to the State's Electronic Prescription Accountability System.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to HHH, CPC, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH, CPC  SB1192
HB1039
Public Safety; Short Form
RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
Short form bill relating to public safety.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to CMV, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CMV  SB1193
HB1040
Emergency Appropriations Relating to COVID-19 Expenditures ($)
MAKING EMERGENCY APPROPRIATIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY RELATING TO COVID-19 EXPENDITURES.
Provides emergency appropriations in fiscal year 2020-2021 to the Department of Public Safety to continue funding for various COVID-19 response related programs and activities.
(H) 2/22/2021- Received from Governor Emergency Appropriation (Gov. Msg. No. 2). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) PDP/CMV, FIN  SB1194
HB1041 HD1 SD1
Conformity to the Internal Revenue Code for 2020; Income Tax; Estate and Generation-skipping Transfer Tax
RELATING TO CONFORMITY TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.
Conforms Hawaii income and estate and generation-skipping transfer tax laws to the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended as of 12/31/2020. (SD1)
(H) 4/28/2021- Transmitted to Governor. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAM  SB1195
HB1042
Withholding Tax
RELATING TO WITHHOLDING TAX.
Amends the due date for employers to file the wage and tax statement from the last day of February to January 31 following the close of the calendar year. Imposes a penalty on employers that fail to timely furnish and file the wage and tax statement.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to ECD, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) ECD, FIN  SB1196
HB1043 HD3 SD2 CD1
TAT; Fines; Operator or Plan Manager; Personal Liability
RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
Amends chapter 237D, HRS, relating to the transient accommodations tax, to repeal the misdemeanor criminal penalty for failing to register under that chapter and replace it with a monetary fine structure; replace certain references to "operator" or "plan manager" with "person" or "taxpayer"; clarify that a certificate of registration is required for persons advertising transient accommodations; apply the personal liability provision under general excise tax law to the transient accommodations tax; and make various technical amendments. Effective 1/1/2022. (CD1)
(H) 4/28/2021- Transmitted to Governor. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC, WAM  SB1197
HB1044 HD1
Tax Administration; Electronic Filing; Electronic Funds Transfer; Tax Clearances; Interest Rate
RELATING TO TAX ADMINISTRATION.
Authorizes the department of taxation to mandate the electronic filing for certain partnerships, S-corporations, and individual tax returns. Requires certain tax return preparers to file returns electronically. Amends the requirements for filing and payment of taxes by electronic funds transfer. Amends the penalty for failure to file electronically. Removes the fee for certified copies of tax clearances. Authorizes the limited disclosure of liquor licensees' tax clearances. Clarifies the interest rate for payments made to taxpayers out of the litigated claims fund. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/17/2021- 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) Hashem excused (1). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) ECD, FIN  SB1198
HB1045 HD1
Tax Reporting; Rent Collection; Third Parties; Real Property; Reporting
RELATING TO TAX REPORTING.
Revises the manner in which a person authorized to collect rent provides information to the Department of Taxation by specifying conditions and penalties. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/18/2021- 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) Gates excused (1). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) ECD, FIN  SB1199
HB1046
Fees for Fuel Tax, Liquor Tax, Cigarette and Tobacco Tax, and Conveyance Tax
RELATING TO DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION FEES.
Changes the fees for permits and licenses issued under chapters 243, 244D, and 245, Hawaii Revised Statutes, from specified amounts to reasonable fees established by rule adopted by the Department of Taxation. Establishes authority to charge a reasonable fee for providing conveyance tax certificates provided to anyone other than the county real property assessment division by administrative rule.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to ECD, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) ECD, FIN  SB1200
HB1047 HD1
Taxes; General Excise Tax Licenses; Renewal
RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX LICENSES.
Requires that any general excise tax license be renewed biennially. Permits the department of taxation to charge a fee for biennial renewals and requires biennial renewals be applied for electronically. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/17/2021- 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) Hashem excused (1). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) ECD, FIN  SB1201
HB1048 HD1
Taxation
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Makes various technical amendments to chapters 243, 244D, and 245, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/12/2021- 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) Eli, Gates, Hashimoto excused (3). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) ECD, CPC, FIN  SB1202
HB1049 HD1
Taxation
RELATING TO TITLE 14, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
Amends title 14, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to make nonsubstantive changes for clarity and to delete obsolete provisions. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/17/2021- 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) Hashem excused (1). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) ECD, FIN  SB1203
HB1050
Tax Appeals; Tax Board of Review
RELATING TO TAX APPEALS.
Replaces the four district tax boards of review with a single statewide board of review appointed by the Governor, consisting of ten members with three required for quorum. Authorizes board members and taxpayers to appear and conduct official business using cost-saving measures such as teleconferencing.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to ECD, JHA, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) ECD, JHA, FIN  SB1204
HB1051
Department of Transportation; Airports
RELATING TO AIRPORTS.
Clarifies airport jurisdiction with respect to land use compliance and county permits.
(H) 2/17/2021- The committee(s) on TRN recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) TRN, FIN  SB1205
HB1052
Department of Transportation; Airport Hazard; Airport Zoning Act
RELATING TO THE AIRPORT ZONING ACT.
Establishes a five-mile airport hazard area for prevention of potentially hazardous conditions that may be caused by certain land uses or actions. Requires state and county agencies to coordinate land uses and permit approvals with the Hawaii Department of Transportation for land located in the airport hazard area.
(H) 2/17/2021- The committee(s) on TRN recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) TRN, JHA  SB1206
HB1053
Emergency; Procurement; Public Property; Repairs; Equipment Failures; and Government Services
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
Amends section 103D-307, Hawaii Revised Statutes, Emergency Procurements, to add equipment failures, repairs to public property to protect against further loss of, or damage to, public property, to prevent or minimize serious disruption in continued functioning of government services. Replaces Chief Procurement Officer approval with an accounting report to the Legislature within sixty days after the end of the fiscal year in which the procurement was made.
(H) 1/29/2021- Referred to PDP/GVR, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) PDP/GVR, FIN  SB1207
HB1054 HD1
Procurement; Administrative Proceedings; Cash or Protest Bond
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
Amends the cash or protest bond amount for a party initiating an administrative proceeding for review under the Hawaii public procurement code. Effective 7/1/2112. (HD1)
(H) 2/19/2021- 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) Har, Kong, Matayoshi excused (3). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) GVR, FIN  SB1208
HB1055 HD2
Transportation; Highways; Board of Land and Natural Resources
RELATING TO HIGHWAYS.
Provides the director of transportation with authority to acquire real property on behalf of the State for roads and streets without review or approval by the board of land and natural resources and specifies that, upon acquisition, jurisdiction over the real property is immediately transferred to the department of transportation. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD2)
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