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1 HB26 HD1
Legislative Appropriations ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPENSES OF THE LEGISLATURE, THE AUDITOR, THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU, THE OMBUDSMAN, AND THE ETHICS COMMISSION.
Appropriates funds to provide for the expenses of the Legislature, Auditor, Legislative Reference Bureau, Ombudsman, and Ethics Commission. (HB26 HD1)
(S) 2/19/2013- Act 001, 2/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1101). SOUKI, JOHANSON, SAIKI WAM
2 SB1174 SD1
Office of the Lieutenant Governor; Emergency Appropriation ($)
MAKING EMERGENCY APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE OPERATIONS OF THE OFFICE OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR.
Makes emergency appropriations for costs associated with the operations of the office of the lieutenant governor. Appropriations for LTG100, PSD503, and AGS221. (SD1)
(S) 3/18/2013- Act 002, 3/15/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1102). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB943
3 HB915
Employment Security Law
RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY LAW.
Prohibits noncharging of an employer's account when the employer (or agent) is at fault and imposes a fifteen per cent penalty on fraudulent benefit overpayments effective October 1, 2013; provides for deductions from federal income tax refunds to recover delinquent debts effective April 1, 2013; and allows the withdrawal of fees from the unemployment trust fund effective April 1, 2013
(S) 4/3/2013- Act 003, 4/1/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1103). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAM  SB1146
4 HB941
Natural Area Reserves System Commission; Membership
RELATING TO THE NATURAL AREA RESERVES SYSTEM COMMISSION.
Amends the composition of the Natural Area Reserves System Commission by adding a member possessing a background in native Hawaiian traditional and customary practices, and removing the Superintendent of Education as a member.
(S) 4/4/2013- Act 004, 4/3/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1104). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL/THA  SB1172
5 HB373
Breast Density Mammography Results; Notification
RELATING TO MAMMOGRAPHY REPORTING.
Beginning January 1, 2014, requires health care facilities performing mammography exams to provide to patients with dense breast tissue, a mammography report and notification about associated cancer risks and supplemental screening benefits.
(S) 4/4/2013- Act 005, 4/4/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1105). YAMANE, AQUINO, CULLEN HTH
6 HB425 HD1
Tax Administration; Offers in Compromise
RELATING TO OFFERS IN COMPROMISE.
Requires offers in compromise submitted to the department of taxation to be accompanied by certain payments. (HD1)
(S) 4/10/2013- Act 006, 4/5/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1106). SAIKI WAM
7 HB1089 HD1
Kalo Appreciation Month
RELATING TO KALO APPRECIATION MONTH.
Designates October as "Kalo Appreciation Month". (HB1089 HD1)
(S) 4/10/2013- Act 007, 4/9/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1107). HANOHANO THA/TEC
8 HB1258 HD1
Policy Advisory Board for Elder Affairs; Lifetime Membership
RELATING TO AGING.
Allows Policy Advisory Board for Elder Affairs to honor a non ex-officio member with an honorary kupuna title; requires Governor to consider honorary title when considering honoree's reappointment; authorizes Governor to reappoint honoree for continued terms over the honoree's lifetime. (HB1258 HD1)
(S) 4/10/2013- Act 008, 4/10/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1108). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HMS/HTH
9 HB1282 HD1
Hawaii Medal of Honor; Title 10 Status
RELATING TO MILITARY SERVICE.
Expands the scope of eligibility requirements for the Hawaii Medal of Honor to include additional service members. (HB1282 HD1)
(S) 4/10/2013- Act 009, 4/10/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1109). TAKAI, ITO PSM
10 HB527 HD1
Enlisted Personnel; Uniform Maintenance Allowance
RELATING TO UNIFORM MAINTENANCE ALLOWANCE.
Repeals the uniform maintenance allowance for enlisted personnel of the Hawaii National Guard. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB527 HD1)
(S) 4/16/2013- Act 010, 4/11/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1110). TAKAI, MCKELVEY, Morikawa, Ohno, Onishi, Thielen, Tsuji PSM, WAM
11 SB32
Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act
RELATING TO THE UNIFORM ELECTRONIC LEGAL MATERIAL ACT.
Establishes authentication and other requirements for selected legal materials if they are published exclusively in electronic form. Does not require electronic publication.
(S) 4/16/2013- Act 011, 4/11/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1111). HEE JUD/CPC  HB18
12 SB479 SD2
Statewide Transportation Planning; Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization
RELATING TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF A METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION.
Updates the membership of the Metropolitan Planning Organization policy committee to comply with the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, Public Law 112-141. (SD2)
(S) 4/17/2013- Act 012, 4/16/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1112). ENGLISH TRN
13 HB872
Emergency Appropriation; Nursing Facility Sustainability Program Special Fund ($)
MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES FROM THE NURSING FACILITY SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM SPECIAL FUND.
Appropriates the sum of $12,000,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2012–2013, out of the Nursing Facility Sustainability Program Special Fund with such moneys to be used consistent with the Nursing Facility Sustainability Program Special Fund, including the reimbursement of moneys advanced for those purposes in fiscal year 2012-2013 from the health care payments program (HMS 401).
(S) 4/17/2013- Act 013, 4/16/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1113). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HMS, WAM  SB1103
14 HB921
Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board Proceedings
RELATING TO PROCEEDINGS BEFORE THE LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS APPEALS BOARD.
Affirms the authority of the Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board to issue orders or take other appropriate action to enforce its rules and orders and allows parties to electronically file appeals to the appellate court.
(S) 4/17/2013- Act 014, 4/16/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1114). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL, WAM  SB1152
15 HB925
Employment Security Appeals Referee's Office; Electronic Filing
RELATING TO THE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY APPEALS REFEREE'S OFFICE.
Modifies the notice period for unemployment appeal hearings from fifteen days to twelve days and authorizes notices and correspondence to be sent electronically in lieu of notice by mail.
(S) 4/17/2013- Act 015, 4/16/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1115). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL, WAM  SB1156
16 SB511
Uniform Commercial Code Article 4A; Electronic Fund Transfer Act
RELATING TO UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE ARTICLE 4A.
Clarifies the relationship between the Uniform Commercial Code article 4A and the federal Electronic Fund Transfer Act.
(S) 4/17/2013- Act 016, 4/16/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1116). BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, English, Espero, Kahele, Keith-Agaran, Nishihara, Solomon CPC, FIN  HB135
17 SB341 SD2
Dispositions of Remains; Right of Disposition
RELATING TO DISPOSITION OF REMAINS.
Establishes the disposition of remains act. Determines the priority of the persons who may direct the disposition of a decedent's remains and the arrangements for funeral goods and services; permits funeral establishments, cemeteries, mortuaries, and crematories to rely and act upon written directions from the decedent or persons who have the right of disposition without liability in certain circumstances and control the disposition and dispose of a decedent's remains in certain circumstances. (SD2)
(S) 4/17/2013- Act 017, 4/16/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1117). BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, ENGLISH, GALUTERIA, KEITH-AGARAN, SOLOMON, Espero, Ige, Ihara, Nishihara, Wakai CPC  HB134
18 HB868
Asset Limit; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program
RELATING TO ELIMINATING THE ASSET LIMIT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT FOR THE TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES PROGRAM.
Eliminates the asset limit for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.
(S) 4/19/2013- Act 018, 4/18/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1118). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HMS, WAM  SB1099
19 HB79 HD1
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse; Education Requirements
RELATING TO ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES.
Changes the degree requirement for advanced practice registered nurse recognition from a master's degree in nursing to a graduate degree in nursing. (HB79 HD1)
(S) 4/19/2013- Act 019, 4/18/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1119). MCKELVEY, BELATTI, KOBAYASHI, MORIKAWA HTH, CPN  SB198
20 HB651 HD1
Electronic Prescriptions; Controlled Substances; Drug Enforcement Administration
RELATING TO ELECTRONIC PRESCRIPTIONS.
Amends the Uniform Controlled Substances Act in chapter 329, Hawaii Revised Statutes, by adding definitions consistent with federal law, clarifying the conditions for electronic transmittal of prescriptions, and adding and clarifying violations of prohibited acts. (HB651 HD1)
(S) 4/19/2013- Act 020, 4/18/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1120). BELATTI HTH/TEC, CPN  SB972
21 SB1000 SD1
Access Hawaii Committee; Chief Information Officer; Reporting
RELATING TO THE ACCESS HAWAII COMMITTEE.
Designates the chief information officer or the chief information officer's designee to serve on and chair the access Hawaii committee. Requires the access Hawaii committee to include the portal manager's financial reports in its annual report to the legislature. (SD1).
(S) 4/19/2013- Act 021, 4/18/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1121). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) EDB, FIN  HB764
22 SB1001
Enhanced 911 Board
RELATING TO THE ENHANCED 911 BOARD.
Replaces the Comptroller with the Chief Information Officer as a member of the Enhanced 911 Board.
(S) 4/19/2013- Act 022, 4/18/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1122). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) EDB, FIN  HB765
23 SB1036
Employees' Retirement System; Personnel
RELATING TO EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM PERSONNEL.
Allows the Board of Trustees of the Employees' Retirement System, through its Administrator, to appoint one or more investment officers and changes the title of the "Administrator" of the system to "Executive Director."
(S) 4/19/2013- Act 023, 4/18/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1123). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB806
24 SB1039
Reporting; Public Utilities Commission
RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Consolidates the submission of reports made by the Public Utilities Commission on a fiscal year basis to the Legislature within the Commission's annual report required under section 269-5, Hawaii Revised Statutes.
(S) 4/19/2013- Act 024, 4/18/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1124). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  HB809
25 HB927
Department of Labor and Industrial Relations; Employment and Training Fund; Small Businesses
RELATING TO THE EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING FUND.
Strengthens the use of the Employment and Training Fund to assist local small businesses through training programs identified in the State's economic development strategy as identified by the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism and local Workforce Investment Boards.
(S) 4/19/2013- Act 025, 4/18/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1125). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL, WAM  SB1158
26 SB633
Unlicensed Contracting Activity; Unlicensed Contractor Fraud
RELATING TO UNLICENSED CONTRACTING ACTIVITIES.
Prohibits the value of any work done by a unlicensed contractor to be used as an offset for the value of the property calculated in unlicensed contractor fraud cases.
(S) 4/19/2013- Act 026, 4/18/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1126). KEITH-AGARAN, Baker, Ruderman, Taniguchi, Tokuda, Wakai CPC, FIN
27 HB411 HD2
Hospital Emergency Compassionate Care; Emergency Contraception
RELATING TO HOSPITAL EMERGENCY COMPASSIONATE CARE FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS.
Establishes a new part in chapter 321, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to ensure that female sexual assault victims are provided with medically and factually accurate and unbiased information about and access to emergency contraception when receiving emergency medical care at Hawaii's hospitals. (HB411 HD2)
(S) 4/23/2013- Act 027, 4/22/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1127). BELATTI, CABANILLA, CARROLL, HANOHANO, ICHIYAMA, JORDAN, LOWEN, LUKE, MORIKAWA, THIELEN, WOOLEY HTH, JDL  SB526
28 SB409 SD1
OHA Package; Hawaiian Language; ‘Olelo Hawaii Month
RELATING TO MAHINA ‘OLELO HAWAI‘I.
Designates the month of February as "‘Olelo Hawaii Month" to celebrate and encourage the use of Hawaiian language. (SD1)
(S) 4/23/2013- Act 028, 4/22/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1128). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) OMH, FIN  HB223
29 SB891
Notaries Public
RELATING TO NOTARIES PUBLIC.
Clarifies the information required to be on notary seals, authorizes the attorney general to adjust notary commission and renewal fees, and authorizes other fees related to the regulation of notaries public to be established and adjusted by rules.
(S) 4/23/2013- Act 029, 4/22/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1129). HEE JUD, FIN
30 HB919
Civil Service; Exemptions; State Employment
RELATING TO STATE EMPLOYMENT.
Clarifies exemptions from civil service for federally funded work experience programs and temporary public service employment; allows persons with criminal conviction of a controlled-substance-related offense to participate in such programs provided reasonable safeguards are in place.
(S) 4/23/2013- Act 030, 4/22/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1130). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL, WAM  SB1150
31 SB870 SD1 HD1
Use of Force by Persons with Special Responsibility for Care, Discipline, or Safety of Others
RELATING TO USE OF FORCE BY PERSONS WITH SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR CARE, DISCIPLINE, OR SAFETY OF OTHERS.
Establishes a rebuttable presumption for specified types of physical force used against minors that are presumed unjustifiable for purposes of responding to charges of use of force by a parent, guardian, or other person responsible for the care and supervision of a minor without due regard to certain factors. Effective July 1, 2013. (SB870 HD1)
(S) 4/23/2013- Act 031, 4/22/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1131). HEE JUD
32 SB306 SD1
Medicaid Buy-in; Department of Human Services; Task Force; Extension
RELATING TO MEDICAID.
Extends the termination date of the Medicaid buy-in task force to 6/30/2014. Requires submission of an interim and final report. Takes effect 6/29/2013. (SD1)
(S) 4/23/2013- Act 032, 4/22/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1132). CHUN OAKLAND, Ihara, Solomon, Taniguchi HUS, FIN  HB176
33 SB1187 SD1
Delinquent Taxes
RELATING TO DELINQUENT TAXES.
Establishes a reasonableness standard for determining when a tax is uncollectible. (SD1)
(S) 4/23/2013- Act 033, 4/22/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1133). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB956
34 SB1040
Grid Infrastructure Modernization Technology; Electric Utilities; Electric Systems; Public Utilities Commission
RELATING TO ELECTRIC SYSTEMS.
Authorizes the Public Utilities Commission to consider the value of implementing advanced grid modernization technology in the State.
(S) 4/23/2013- Act 034, 4/22/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1134). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) EEP, CPC  HB810
35 SB1075
Physical Therapy; Continuing Competence
RELATING TO PHYSICAL THERAPY.
Amends chapter 461J, Hawaii Revised Statutes, by mandating that physical therapists practicing in the State of Hawaii shall submit evidence of continuing competence at each renewal period.
(S) 4/23/2013- Act 035, 4/22/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1135). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) HLT, CPC  HB844
36 SB1076
Acupuncturists; Doctor of Acupuncture Title
RELATING TO THE USE OF THE DOCTOR OF ACUPUNCTURE TITLE.
Requires acupuncture applicants for the use of the doctor of acupuncture title to complete their doctoral studies from an institution recognized by the United States acupuncture accrediting body or from a foreign institution that is licensed, approved, or accredited by the applicable governmental authority in that respective foreign jurisdiction and also requires applicants for the use of the doctor of acupuncture title who complete their doctoral studies from a doctoral program at an educational institution in a foreign jurisdiction to have their doctoral education credentials evaluated by professional evaluators designated by the Board of Acupuncture.
(S) 4/23/2013- Act 036, 4/22/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1136). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) HLT, CPC  HB845
37 SB120 SD1
Public Utilities Commission; Electric Utilities; Economic Incentives; Cost Recovery
RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES.
Authorizes the public utilities commission to establish a policy to implement economic incentives and cost recovery regulatory mechanisms to induce and accelerate electric utilities' cost reduction efforts, encourage greater utilization of renewable energy, accelerate the retirement of utility fossil generation, and increase investments to modernize the State's electrical grids. (SD1)
(S) 4/23/2013- Act 037, 4/22/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1137). GALUTERIA EEP, CPC
38 HB1133 SD2
Public Land Development Corporation; Repeal
RELATING TO PUBLIC LAND.
Repeals chapter 171C, HRS, relating to the PLDC. Transfers PLDC assets to the DLNR. Deposits funds appropriated to the DLNR pursuant to Act 55, SLH 2011, into the land conservation fund. Deposits proceeds in the stadium facilities special fund and the school facilities special fund into the general fund. (SD2)
(S) 4/23/2013- Act 038, 4/22/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1138). EVANS, AWANA, BROWER, CHEAPE, COFFMAN, FALE, FUKUMOTO, HANOHANO, HASHEM, ING, JOHANSON, C. LEE, MCDERMOTT, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, SAIKI, TAKUMI, THIELEN, Aquino, Cachola, Nishimoto WTL, WAM
39 SB1102
Emergency appropriation; Department of Human Services ($)
MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES FROM THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM SPECIAL FUND.
Appropriates the sum of $43,000,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2012–2013, out of the Hospital Sustainability Program Special Fund with such moneys to be used consistent with the Hospital Sustainability Program Special Fund, including the reimbursement of moneys advanced in fiscal year 2012-2013 from the health care payments program (HMS 401).
(S) 4/24/2013- Act 039, 4/23/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1139). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) HLT/HUS, FIN  HB871
40 SB1112
Public Housing; Hawaii Public Housing Authority; State Public Housing; Delinquent Accounts
RELATING TO DELETING STATE PUBLIC HOUSING DELINQUENT ACCOUNTS.
Authorizes the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to delete delinquent accounts receivable records for state low-income public housing projects that have been delinquent at least ninety days and also authorizes the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to assign delinquent accounts to a collection agency.
(S) 4/24/2013- Act 040, 4/23/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1140). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) HSG, FIN  HB881
41 SB540
Armed Services; Veterans; Burial
RELATING TO VETERANS.
Makes permanent provisions relating to residency requirements for the burial in veterans cemeteries of armed service members and their dependents.
(S) 4/24/2013- Act 041, 4/23/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1141). ESPERO, BAKER, Slom VMI, FIN  HB160
42 HB998
Real Property; Private Transfer Fees
RELATING TO PRIVATE TRANSFER FEES.
Makes permanent the prohibition of private fees for a future transfer of real property.
(S) 4/24/2013- Act 042, 4/23/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1142). MCKELVEY, KOBAYASHI, Cabanilla CPN, JDL  SB503
43 SB1184 SD1
Income Tax; Conformity to the Internal Revenue Code for 2012
RELATING TO CONFORMITY OF THE HAWAII INCOME TAX LAW TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.
Conforms Hawaii income tax law with amendments made to the Internal Revenue Code as of 1/2/2013. (SD1)
(S) 4/24/2013- Act 043, 4/23/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1143). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB953
44 SB1192 SD1
Taxes; Delinquent, Collection; Sale of Seized Property; Timing
RELATING TO COLLECTION OF TAXES.
Increases the amount of time that the department of taxation has within which to sell property that has been seized due to a failure of the taxpayer to pay the tax delinquency and provides for a tolling of the time period if any party commences an action concerning the seized property. (SD1)
(S) 4/24/2013- Act 044, 4/23/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1144). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB961
45 SB1203 SD1
Estate and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax; Conformity to the Internal Revenue Code for 2012
RELATING TO CONFORMITY OF THE HAWAII ESTATE AND GENERATION-SKIPPING TRANSFER TAX LAW TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.
Amends the Hawaii estate and generation-skipping transfer tax law to conform to the Internal Revenue Code in existence on 01/02/2013. (SD1)
(S) 4/24/2013- Act 045, 4/23/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1145). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB972
46 SB1190 SD1
Use Tax Imposition on Imported Contracting
RELATING TO THE IMPOSITION OF USE TAX ON IMPORTED CONTRACTING.
Clarifies taxation of contracting under use and general excise tax laws. (SD1)
(S) 4/24/2013- Act 046, 4/23/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1146). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB959
47 SB423
In Vitro Fertilization; Insurance Coverage
RELATING TO IN VITRO FERTILIZATION INSURANCE COVERAGE.
Amends references to the "American College of Obstetric and Gynecology" to "American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists".
(S) 4/24/2013- Act 047, 4/23/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1147). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) HLT, CPC  HB202
48 HB944
Uniform Controlled Substances Act
RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT.
Updates chapter 329, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to make it consistent with amendments in federal law on controlled substances; amends section 329-14 to add new controlled substances emergency scheduled by the State under section 329-11; and amends section 329-75(h) to limit the penalty to violations of section 329-75(g) relating to pseudoephedrine.
(S) 4/24/2013- Act 048, 4/23/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1148). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) PSM, JDL  SB1175
49 SB913 SD1
Time Shares; Disclosures; Prohibited Activities
RELATING TO TIME SHARES.
Requires a time share plan's disclosure of the financial obligation of the purchaser to consist of: (1) A statement that the purchaser is obligated to pay the initial price in the purchase agreement; and (2) A list or description of any additional charges. Clarifies that a sales or acquisition agent is not required to provide any promotional device or instrument to a prospective purchaser prior to making a sales presentation. (SD1)
(S) 4/24/2013- Act 049, 4/23/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1149). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  HB1192
50 HB530
Homelessness Awareness Month
RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
Designates November as homelessness awareness month.
(S) 4/26/2013- Act 050, 4/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1150). CABANILLA, HAR, ICHIYAMA, OSHIRO HMS/TEC
51 HB696 HD1
Lieutenant Governor; Allowance for Expenses
RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR.
Authorizes the payment of an allowance for expenses to a lieutenant governor whose legal residence is on an island other than Oahu who is required to remain away from the island of the lieutenant governor's legal residence but within the State overnight or longer while on official business. (HB696 HD1)
(S) 4/26/2013- Act 051, 4/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1151). SOUKI JDL, WAM
52 SB1185 SD1
General Excise Tax; Nonprofit Organizations
RELATING TO DENIAL OF GENERAL EXCISE TAX BENEFITS.
Mandates that nonprofit organizations receive notice before denial of general excise tax benefit; limits liability of persons having control of certain amounts held in trust for nonprofit organizations; and defines "nonprofit organization". (SD1)
(S) 4/26/2013- Act 052, 4/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1152). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB954
53 SB194 SD1 HD1
Criminal Procedure; Deferred Acceptance of Guilty Pleas
RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.
Adds offenses related to solicitation of prostitution to list of offenses ineligible for deferred acceptance of guilty plea. (SB194 HD1)
(S) 4/26/2013- Act 053, 4/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1153). CHUN OAKLAND, ESPERO, Hee, Ihara, Nishihara, Shimabukuro JUD  HB640
54 SB442 SD1 HD1
Intoxicating Liquor; Minors
RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.
Amends the misdemeanor offense of promoting intoxicating liquor to a person under age twenty-one to apply to persons who recklessly, rather than knowingly, commit the offense. Effective July 1, 2013. (SB442 HD1)
(S) 4/26/2013- Act 054, 4/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1154). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) JUD
55 SB327 SD1 HD1
Economic Policies; Agriculture; Hawaii State Plan
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Amends the Hawaii State Planning Act objectives and policies for the economy to support the purchase and consumption of locally grown food and food products. (SB327 HD1)
(S) 4/26/2013- Act 055, 4/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1155). GALUTERIA, KAHELE, KEITH-AGARAN, NISHIHARA, SOLOMON, Gabbard AGR/EDB, FIN
56 SB1079 HD1
Health Insurance
RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.
Prepares for implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 by applying the producer licensing requirements of chapter 431:9A, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to insurance producers selling health insurance products offered by mutual benefit societies and health maintenance organizations. Effective July 1, 2013. (SB1079 HD1)
(S) 4/26/2013- Act 056, 4/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1156). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) CPC  HB848
57 SB1045 SD1 HD2
Electric Cooperatives; Waiver; Exemption; Public Utilities Commission; Division of Consumer Advocacy
RELATING TO ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES.
Authorizes the Public Utilities Commission to waive or exempt an electric cooperative operating in the State from compliance with the provisions of chapter 269, Hawaii Revised Statutes, as well as any other applicable charters, franchises, rules, decisions, orders, or any other laws. (SB1045 HD2)
(S) 5/1/2013- Act 057, 4/30/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1157). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) EEP, CPC  HB815
58 SB1197 SD1 HD1
Department of Taxation; Special Enforcement Section
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION SPECIAL ENFORCEMENT SECTION.
Deletes the sunset provisions for the special enforcement section of the department of taxation. (HD1)
(S) 5/1/2013- Act 058, 4/30/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1158). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB966
59 SB1191 SD1 HD1
Taxation District; Boards of Review
RELATING TO BOARDS OF REVIEW.
Allows for up to 3 boards of review per taxation district and allows members of one board to be temporarily assigned to another board within the same district for purposes of establishing and maintaining quorum. Eliminates the April 9 deadline for each board to commence public meetings; requires meetings at least once annually. (HD1)
(S) 5/1/2013- Act 059, 4/30/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1159). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB960
60 SB1188 SD1 HD1
Estate and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Reform Act
RELATING TO THE ESTATE AND GENERATION-SKIPPING TRANSFER TAXES.
Amends the applicable exclusion amount by adding a definition for "nonresident not citizen". Clarifies the application of estate and generation-skipping taxes for civil union couples. Makes technical, housekeeping amendments to chapter 236E, HRS, for consistency. (HD1)
(S) 5/1/2013- Act 060, 4/30/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1160). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB957
61 SB1020 SD1 HD1
Charitable Solicitation; Commercial Co-venturers
RELATING TO CHARITABLE SOLICITATION.
Extends reporting and recordkeeping requirements to commercial co-venturers. Allows penalties to be imposed on commercial co-venturers who fail to comply with reporting requirements. Clarifies the exemption from registration for organizations who receive less than $25,000 in contributions annually. (SB1020 HD1)
(S) 5/1/2013- Act 061, 4/30/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) CPC  HB790
62 SB61 SD1 HD1
Juveniles; Informal Adjustment; Restorative Justice
RELATING TO JUVENILES.
Provides the option of participating in a restorative justice program for children who are undergoing informal adjustment by a court or other designated agency, which may involve the child and the child's parents or guardian meeting with the victim harmed by the child's law violation and that victims supporters. (SB61 HD1)
(S) 5/1/2013- Act 062, 4/30/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1162). SHIMABUKURO HUS, JUD  HB183
63 SB30 SD1 HD1
Campaign Spending; Voluntary Candidate Expenditure Limits; Prosecuting Attorney
RELATING TO CAMPAIGN SPENDING.
Requires affidavits to voluntarily limit campaign expenditures to be filed no later than the time of filing nomination papers. Limits the base amount for a candidate for prosecuting attorney who voluntarily agrees to limit campaign expenditures to be the same amount as for the offices of state senator, state representative, and county council member. (SB30 HD1)
(S) 5/1/2013- Act 063, 4/30/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1163). HEE JUD
64 SB1016 SD1 HD2
Covered Offenders; Registration
RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF COVERED OFFENDERS.
Adds comparable foreign convictions and tribal convictions to covered offenses; makes offenders who are subject to sex offender registration or notification in their jurisdiction of conviction, covered offenders under Hawaii law; makes it clear that a covered offender must register and report the offender's permanent residence, current temporary residence, or if an address is not available, a description of the place or area in which the covered offender resides; amends the definition of "conviction" in section 846E-1, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to clarify that conviction, for purposes of sex offender registration, occurs on the date judgment is entered; creates a tier classification for any covered sexual offenses that are not clearly included within the current tier classification law; addresses the problem of covered offenders who do not have registered residences to which the post office can deliver mail and cannot receive the ninety-day verification mailings by requiring these offenders to report in person during the first weeks of the months of January, April, July, and October; and repeals the definitions of "mental abnormality", "personality disorder", and "predatory". Makes conforming amendments. (SB1016 HD2)
(S) 5/1/2013- Act 064, 4/30/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1164). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) PBS, JUD  HB786
65 SB512 SD1 HD2
Electrical Contractors; Licensing; Exemptions; High Voltage
RELATING TO ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS.
Provides a limited exemption to the licensing requirements for certain individuals contracted with an electric utility to work with high voltage (six hundred volts or more), who are not licensed in Hawaii but satisfy specified requirements. Sunsets June 30, 2018. (SB512 HD2)
(S) 5/1/2013- Act 065, 4/30/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1165). BAKER, Keith-Agaran LAB/EEP, CPC  HB1129
66 SB1177 HD1
Reentry Commission
RELATING TO THE REENTRY COMMISSION.
Replaces the Reentry Coordinator with the Director of Public Safety, of the Director's designee, as an ex officio nonvoting member of the Reentry Commission. (SB1177 HD1)
(S) 5/1/2013- Act 066, 4/30/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1166). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) PBS, JUD  HB946
67 SB1183 SD2 HD1
Intake Service Centers; Pretrial Bail Reports
RELATING TO INTAKE SERVICE CENTERS.
Requires intake service centers to provide pretrial bail reports to the courts on adult offenders that are consented to by the defendant or that are ordered by the court and amends the law to provide statutory authority to the courts to treat information contained in the pretrial bail reports as confidential. Repeals the intake service centers' duty to provide pretrial assessments on adult offenders that are consented to by the defendant or ordered by the court and assist in the conduct of presentence assessments on adult offenders and the preparation of presentence reports when requested by the courts. (SB1183 HD1)
(S) 5/1/2013- Act 067, 4/30/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1167). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) PBS, JUD  HB952
68 SB1180 HD1
Emergency Scheduling of Controlled Substances
RELATING TO EMERGENCY SCHEDULING OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.
Sets certain criteria for consideration in determining whether to emergency schedule a substance. Requires the Department of Public Safety to post a public notice thirty days prior to the effective date of the emergency scheduling action, at the State Capitol, in the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, and on the department's website for public inspection. (SB1180 HD1)
(S) 5/1/2013- Act 068, 4/30/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1168). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) PBS, JUD  HB949
69 SB888 HD1
Child Support Enforcement
RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT.
Defines the term "new hire" for the purposes of child support enforcement. Effective upon its approval. (SB888 HD1)
(S) 5/1/2013- Act 069, 4/30/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1169). HEE HUS, JUD
70 SB332 SD1 HD2
Wages; Payment of Compensation
RELATING TO WAGES.
Requires employers to provide employees with specific wage and employer information in employees' pay records; requires employers to maintain accurate and timely wage recordkeeping. Effective January 1, 2014. (SB332 HD2)
(S) 5/1/2013- Act 070, 4/30/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1170). HEE LAB, FIN  HB59
71 SB400 SD1 HD1
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome; Sudden Unexpected Infant Death; Safe Sleep Policy
RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
Requires child care facilities that care for children younger than one or younger to implement and maintain safe sleep policies to prevent sudden unexpected infant deaths and sudden infant death syndrome in accordance with rules adopted by the Department of Human Services. (SB400 HB1)
(S) 5/1/2013- Act 071, 4/30/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1171). GALUTERIA, CHUN OAKLAND, Baker, Ige, L. Thielen HUS, CPC  HB398
72 SB563 SD3 HD2 CD1
University of Hawaii Board of Regents; Candidate Advisory Council
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Amends the form and function of the Candidate Advisory Council for the Board of Regents of the University of Hawaii. Repeals the existing statutory provisions regarding the Regents Candidate Advisory Council. (CD1)
(S) 5/14/2013- Act 72, 5/13/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1172). TOKUDA, KAHELE, Kidani, Taniguchi HED, FIN
73 SB4 HD2
Motor Vehicles; Seat Belts; Passengers
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.
Requires all front and back seat passengers to be restrained by a seat belt assembly or child passenger restraint while the motor vehicle is being operated upon any public highway. (SB4 HD2)
(S) 5/24/2013- Act 73, 5/20/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1173). HEE TRN, JUD
74 HB980 HD2 SD2
Highway Safety; Use of Mobile Electronic Devices
RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.
Prohibits the use of mobile electronic devices while operating a motor vehicle in the State and establishes monetary penalties. Effective 7/1/13. (SD2)
(S) 5/24/2013- Act 74, 5/20/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1174). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) TRN, JUD, FIN  SB1211
75 HB877 HD1 SD1
Hawaii Health Insurance Exchange; Hawaii Health Connector; Board of Directors; Designee's Voting Authority
RELATING TO THE DESIGNEES FOR THE DIRECTORS OF THE DEPARTMENTS OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS, OF HEALTH, OF HUMAN SERVICES, AND OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS FOR THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE HAWAII HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE.
Allows the directors of the Departments of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Health, Human Services, and Labor and Industrial Relations to delegate voting authority to their designees for a specified meeting or meetings. (SD1)
(S) 5/24/2013- Act 75, 5/20/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1175). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPN, JDL  SB1108
76 SB94 HD2 CD1
Hawaii Interagency Council on Homelessness; Composition
RELATING TO THE HAWAII INTERAGENCY COUNCIL ON HOMELESSNESS.
Provides for the appointment of a House of Representatives member and a Senate member to serve as alternate members on the Hawaii Interagency Council on Homelessness in the absence of the House and Senate member, respectively. Provides for the appointment of a representative of the Hawaii public housing authority on the Hawaii Interagency Council on Homelessness. (CD1)
(S) 5/24/2013- Act 76, 5/20/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1176). CHUN OAKLAND, GALUTERIA, GREEN, RUDERMAN, Dela Cruz, Gabbard, Kahele, Shimabukuro, L. Thielen HSG, FIN  HB520
77 HB785 HD1 SD1 CD1
Native Hawaiians; Recognition; Native Hawaiian Roll Commission
RELATING TO PRODUCTION OF RECORDS.
Amends the definition of "qualified Native Hawaiian" to include individuals who meet certain expanded ancestry requirements. Specifies that the Native Hawaiian Roll Commission is responsible for certifying as qualified Native Hawaiians for enrollment purposes all individuals already registered as Hawaiians or Native Hawaiians through the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB785 CD1)
(S) 5/24/2013- Act 77, 5/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1177). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL  SB1015
78 HB800 HD1 SD2
Emergency Appropriation; DBEDT; Hawaii Refinery Task Force ($)
MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM FROM THE ENERGY SECURITY SPECIAL FUND.
Makes an emergency appropriation from the Energy Security Special Fund to staff and support the Hawaii Refinery Task Force. (SD2)
(S) 5/24/2013- Act 78, 5/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1178). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) EGH/ENE, WAM  SB1030
79 HB816 SD1 CD1
Collective Bargaining; Cost Items; Salary Increases; Collective Bargaining Unit (1); Appropriations ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.
Provides fund authorizations and appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for unit (1) and its excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2013-2015. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB816 CD1)
(S) 5/24/2013- Act 79, 5/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1179). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL/WAM  SB1046
80 HB820 SD1 CD1
Collective Bargaining; Cost Items; Salary Increases; Collective Bargaining Unit (5); Appropriations ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.
Appropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2013-2015 for public employees in collective bargaining unit (5) and for employees excluded from collective bargaining who are on the same compensation plan as those officers and employees within collective bargaining unit (5). Effective July 1, 2013. (HB820 CD1)
(S) 5/24/2013- Act 80, 5/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1180). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL/WAM  SB1050
81 HB833 HD1 SD1 CD1
Appropriations for Collective Bargaining Cost Items ($)
MAKING EMERGENCY APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.
Provides fund authorizations and appropriations for all collective bargaining cost items for salary increases and other wage related costs in the arbitrated settlement for unit (10) and its excluded counterparts for fiscal year 2012-2013. (HB833 CD1)
(S) 5/24/2013- Act 81, 5/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1181). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL, WAM  SB1064
82 SB895 SD1 HD1 CD1
Collective Bargaining Units (2), (3), and (4); Appropriation; Salary Increases and Other Cost Items ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.
Provides fund authorizations and appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for collective bargaining units (2), (3), and (4) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2013-2015. (CD1)
(S) 5/24/2013- Act 82, 5/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1182). HEE LAB, FIN  HB1164
83 SB902 SD1 HD1 CD1
Appropriation for Collective Bargaining Cost Items ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.
Provides fund authorizations and appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for unit (8) and its excluded counterparts, including Hawaii EUTF costs and the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2013-2015. Effective 7/1/13. (CD1)
(S) 5/24/2013- Act 83, 5/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1183). HEE LAB, FIN  HB432
84 SB908 SD1 HD1 CD2
Collective Bargaining; Cost Items; Arbitrated Award; Carryover Costs; Unit (9); Emergency Appropriation; Appropriation ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.
Makes an emergency appropriation of funds for fiscal year 2012-2013 for public employees in collective bargaining unit (9) and for employees excluded from collective bargaining that are on the same compensation plans as those officers and employees within collective bargaining unit (9). Appropriates funds for carryover costs for officers and employees within collective bargaining unit (9) and their excluded counterparts for the 2013-2015 fiscal biennium. (CD2)
(S) 5/24/2013- Act 84, 5/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1184). HEE LAB, FIN  HB1160
85 SB1171 SD1 HD2
Historic Preservation Project Reviews
RELATING TO THE REVIEW OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION PROJECTS.
Authorizes the phased review of certain projects by the Department of Land and Natural Resources' State Historic Preservation Division to ensure consistency between state and federal law. Removes language that provided the Governor with the option to request the Hawaii Advisory Council on Historic Preservation to report in cases where an agency, officer, or other person is dissatisfied with a decision of the Hawaii Historic Places Review Board. (SB1171 HD2)
(S) 5/24/2013- Act 85, 5/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1185). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) TRN/WAL, FIN  HB940
86 SB1207 HD2 CD1
Submerged Lands; Department of Transportation Exemption
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Amends chapter 266, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to exempt the Department of Transportation, Harbors Division, from the permit and site plan approval requirements established for lands within the conservation district. (CD1)
(S) 5/24/2013- Act 86, 5/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1186). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) TRN, WAL  HB976
87 HB114 HD3 SD2 CD1
University of Hawaii; Procurement; Independent Audit Committee
RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION.
Requires the Administrator of the State Procurement Office, rather than the University of Hawaii President, to serve as the chief procurement officer for specified procurement for construction. Requires procurement for professional services for construction projects to be coordinated with the Department of Accounting and General Services. Establishes an Independent Audit Committee within the Board of Regents of the University of Hawaii. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB114 CD1)
(H) 6/3/2013- Act 087, on 5/31/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1187). CHOY HRE/EGH, WAM
88 SB997 SD2 HD2 CD1
State Archives; Preservation; Electronic Records
RELATING TO PUBLIC ARCHIVES.
Clarifies the duties of the state archivist to enable the department of accounting and general services to address the management of the digital archives and protection of electronic records of enduring value. Establishes the state archives preservation and long-term access special fund. Establishes the state archives preservation fee of an unspecified amount. (CD1)
(H) 6/3/2013- Act 088, on 5/31/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1188). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  HB761
89 HB726 HD1 SD2 CD1
Film Tax Credit; Reporting; Amendments
RELATING TO FILM AND DIGITAL MEDIA INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT.
Amends the motion picture, digital media, and film production income tax credit by, among other things: 1) Extending the repeal of the credit from January 1, 2016, to January 1, 2019; 2) Increasing the credit ceiling to $15,000,000 per qualified production; 3) Changing the credit amount from fifteen per cent of qualified production costs to twenty per cent in a county with a population of over seven hundred thousand, and from twenty per cent of qualified production costs to twenty five per cent in a county with a population of seven hundred thousand or less; 4) Adding a reporting requirement. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB726 CD1)
(S) 6/3/2013- Act 89, 5/31/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1189). TSUJI, HAR, ITO, OSHIRO, SAY, Nakashima EGH/TEC, WAM  SB463
90 HB775 HD2 SD2 CD1
Appropriations; Claims Against the State ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE, ITS OFFICERS, OR ITS EMPLOYEES.
Makes appropriations for claims against the State, its officers, and its employees. (HB775 CD1)
(H) 6/3/2013- Act 090, on 5/31/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1190). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL, WAM  SB1005
91 HB908 HD2 SD1 CD1
Hawaii Home Visiting Program ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII HOME VISITING PROGRAM.
Establishes the Hawaii Home Visiting Program, a statewide hospital-based early identification and home visiting system. Appropriates $3,000,000 out of the Hawaii Tobacco Settlement Special Fund for Fiscal Year 2012-2013. Effective June 30, 2013. (HB908 CD1)
(S) 6/3/2013- Act 91, 5/31/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1191). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HTH, WAM  SB1139
92 SB1070 SD2 HD1 CD1
Mortgage Servicers; NMLS; Fees
RELATING TO MORTGAGE SERVICERS.
Authorizes the commissioner of financial institutions to conduct examinations and investigations and adjust the fees for mortgage servicer licensees to use NMLS. (CD1)
(S) 6/3/2013- Act 92, 5/31/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1192). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  HB839
93 SB1206 SD1 HD1 CD1
Tax Collection
RELATING TO TAX COLLECTION.
Clarifies that the authority of the Director of Taxation includes the collection and general administration of all taxes, and not only delinquent taxes. Requires reports to the Legislature regarding the effect of this measure on the assessment, enforcement, and collection of taxes. Repeals on 6/30/2017. (CD1)
(S) 6/3/2013- Act 93, 5/31/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1193). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB975
94 SB856 HD1
Civil Liberties and the Constitution Day; Established
RELATING TO HOLIDAYS.
Establishes January 30 of each year as "Civil Liberties and the Constitution Day" to celebrate, honor, and educate the public about various individuals' commitment to preserving civil liberties. (SB856 HD1)
(S) 6/13/2013- Act 094, 6/7/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1194). IHARA, Ruderman, Solomon VMI
95 SB890 SD1 HD1 CD1
Hawaii Labor Relations Board; Temporary Member
RELATING TO THE HAWAII LABOR RELATIONS BOARD.
Authorizes the governor to appoint an acting member of the Hawaii Labor Relations Board if a regular member is temporarily unable to act due to absence from the state, recusal, or illness. Requires the governor to first consider persons to serve as acting members from a list of names submitted by employee organizations if the regular member is the representative of management or labor and by public employers if the regular member is the representative of management. Clarifies that an acting member shall be appointed for the case in which the recusal occurred, and that the acting member's appointment shall terminate when the final decision is filed or the case is withdrawn. (CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 095, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1195). HEE LAB
96 SB877 SD1 HD2 CD1
Occupational Safety and Health; Hawaii Labor Relations Board
RELATING TO OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH HEARINGS.
Authorizes the Hawaii Labor Relations Board to provide written notice of hearing to all parties by first class mail at least fifteen days before the hearing and clarifies the Board's powers for conducting appeals under Hawaii laws relating to occupational safety and health. (CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 096, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1196). HEE LAB, FIN
97 HB152 HD1 SD2 CD1
Workers' Compensation; Medical Fee Schedules ($)
RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION MEDICAL FEE SCHEDULES.
Requires the auditor to assist DLIR in adjusting and periodically reviewing the adequacy of the medical fee schedule. Makes an appropriation. Effective 7/1/13. (CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 097, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1197). SOUKI, BELATTI, LUKE, NAKASHIMA JDL, WAM
98 HB924 HD1 SD2 CD1
Collective Bargaining; Hawaii Labor Relations Board; Hearing Notice
RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
Requires the Hawaii Labor Relations Board to provide written notice of a hearing to all parties by first class mail at least fifteen days before the scheduled hearing. Makes housekeeping amendments to the law relating to the scope of negotiations between the public employer and the exclusive representative to conform to existing law. (HB924 CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 098, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1198). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL, WAM  SB1155
99 HB749 HD2 SD2 CD1
Agriculture; Hawaii Agriculture Workforce Advisory Board
RELATING TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.
Establishes the Hawaii Agriculture Workforce Advisory Board to promote agricultural self-sufficiency in the State. (HB749 CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 099, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1199). NAKASHIMA, BELATTI, EVANS, HANOHANO, C. LEE, LOWEN, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, SAIKI, TAKUMI, Luke AGL/JDL, WAM
100 HB928 HD1 SD1 CD1
Trust Funds; Reclassification
RELATING TO CERTAIN FUNDS UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS.
Reclassifies certain special funds under the department of labor and industrial relations as trust funds as recommended by the state auditor. (HB928 CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 100, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1200). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL, WAM  SB1159
101 HB918 HD1 SD1
Workforce Investment Act; Department of Labor and Industrial Relations; Employment and Training Fund
RELATING TO THE EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING FUND.
Allows employment and training fund moneys collected for the purpose of paying interest assessments on loans to the unemployment trust fund to be used for a period of one year for costs to administer, manage, report, and oversee Title I programs funded under the federal Workforce Investment Act of 1998. (SD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 101, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1201). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL, WAM  SB1149
102 HB929 SD1
Employment and Training Assessment
RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ASSESSMENT.
Beginning 1/1/2014, exempts the employment and training assessment on contributory employers with zero per cent and the maximum rate according to the applicable contribution rate schedule in section 383-68, HRS.
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 102, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1202). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAM  SB1160
103 HB1137 HD1 SD2 CD1
Family Court; Child Custody Evaluators
RELATING TO FAMILY COURT.
Clarifies the appointment requirements and qualifications for child custody evaluators. Requires the Judiciary to establish a referral process regarding a child custody evaluator appointed by the court. (HB1137 CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 103, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1203). RHOADS HUS, JUD, FIN
104 SB1042 SD2 HD1 CD1
Public Utilities Commission; Staffing
RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Improves the flexibility of the public utilities commission to hire professional staff. Clarifies staff who may be appointed by the chairperson of the commission. Repeals existing position staff descriptions for the commission under Act 177, Session Laws of Hawaii 2007. (CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 104, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1204). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  HB812
105 HB673 HD2 SD2 CD1
Restricted Use Pesticide Reporting; DOA
RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
Requires the DOA to post certain information regarding restricted use pesticides on its website. Requires LRB study on other states' reporting requirements for non-restricted use pesticides. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB673 CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 105, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1205). MORIKAWA, HANOHANO, MIZUNO, Ing, Jordan, Kawakami, Luke AGL/ENE, WAM
106 SB326 SD1 HD1 CD1
Good Agricultural Practices Task Force; Food Safety
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Creates a Good Agricultural Practices Task Force to identify and develop food safety guidelines for locally farmed products. (CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 106, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1206). GALUTERIA, KAHELE, KEITH-AGARAN, NISHIHARA, SOLOMON, Gabbard AGR/HLT, FIN
107 SB995 HD1 CD1
Irrigation Water Development
RELATING TO IRRIGATION WATER DEVELOPMENT.
Allows for an Engineering Program Administrator to oversee the responsibilities mandated by chapter 167, Hawaii Revised Statutes, for irrigation water development. (CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 107, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1207). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) WAL  HB773
108 SB697 HD1 CD1
Aerospace Advisory Committee; Terms
RELATING TO AEROSPACE.
Extends the terms of members of the aerospace advisory committee from two to four years. (CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 108, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1208). ESPERO EDB, FIN
109 HB471 HD1 SD1 CD1
Starlight Reserve; Extension of Advisory Committee
RELATING TO STARLIGHT RESERVE.
Extends from June 30, 2013, to June 30, 2015, the termination date of the temporary Starlight Reserve Committee, which advises DBEDT on the development of a statewide starlight reserve strategy. Effective June 29, 2013. (HB471 CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 109, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1209). WARD EGH/PSM
110 SB722 SD2 HD1 CD1
Facilities; DAGS; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO GOVERNMENT.
Requires the Department of Accounting and General Services to coordinate an inventory of public buildings, facilities, and sites on public trust lands. Requires state agencies to provide inventory information by December 1, 2013. Makes an appropriation for $250,000. (CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 110, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1210). DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, GALUTERIA, TOKUDA, Solomon WAL/OMH, FIN  HB583
111 SB31 HD1 CD1
Campaign Spending; Noncandidate Committee Reports; Filing Dates
RELATING TO CAMPAIGN SPENDING.
Requires noncandidate committee reports to disclose contributions received and contributions made, and for independent expenditures, the identity of the candidate supported or opposed by the expenditure and whether the expenditure supports or opposes the candidate. Requires the January supplemental noncandidate committee report to be filed annually. (CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 111, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1211). HEE JUD
112 HB1147 HD2 SD2 CD1
Campaign Finance; Electioneering Communications; Reporting
RELATING TO CAMPAIGN SPENDING.
Requires noncandidate committees to identify certain top contributors in advertisements. Amends reporting requirements for persons and organizations. Repeals corporate campaign contribution reporting requirements that are redundant with filing requirements for noncandidate committees that are extended to corporations by this measure. Effective November 5, 2014. (HB1147 CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 112, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1212). C. LEE, BELATTI, HANOHANO, JOHANSON, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI, Tsuji JDL, WAM
113 HB762 HD2 SD1 CD1
Washington Place
RELATING TO WASHINGTON PLACE.
Designates the Department of Accounting and General Services as the entity responsible for management and operations of Washington Place and establishes a trust fund for its operations. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB762 CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 113, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1213). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) TEC, WAM  SB998
114 HB977 HD2 SD2 CD1
Transportation; Federal Regulations; Conformity
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Conforms state law to the most recent federal regulations to ensure that the Hawaii laws parallel the federal regulations relating to commercial driver licensing. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB977 CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 114, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1214). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) TIA/PSM, WAM  SB1208
115 SB1209 SD1 HD1 CD1
Vending from Highways; Airspace
RELATING TO HIGHWAYS.
Authorizes the director of transportation, upon application, to issue a written permit authorizing the applicant to vend in the airspace above a highway. (CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 115, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1215). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) TRN, FIN  HB978
116 HB951 HD1 SD2 CD1
Department of Public Safety; Judiciary; Service of Process
RELATING TO THE SERVICE OF PROCESS.
Specifies the persons authorized to serve civil legal process. Mandates the Director of Public Safety to maintain a list of independent civil process servers. Shields the State and the Department of Public Safety from liability arising from the acts of independent civil process servers. Establishes a working group to consider various aspects how process servers should be dealt with in the State. (HB951 CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 116, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1216). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) PSM, JDL  SB1182
117 SB1176 SD1 HD2 CD1
Hawaii Paroling Authority; Panel Members
RELATING TO THE HAWAII PAROLING AUTHORITY.
Allows certain members of the panel that nominates members for the Hawaii Paroling Authority to appoint a designee. Requires certain parole hearing information to be made public in a specified time frame. Requires three Paroling Authority panel members for quorum, unless it is determined that a sitting panel member must be recused due to a conflict of interest or illness, then the panel may proceed with two members. (CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 117, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1217). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) PBS, JUD  HB945
118 SB319 HD1
Thrill Craft; Use; Exception; Ocean Cleanup
RELATING TO THRILL CRAFT.
Allows thrill craft to be used to conduct ocean cleanup activities. Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to adopt rules to implement such use of thrill craft. (SB319 HD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 118, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1218). SHIMABUKURO, Dela Cruz, Ihara EEP/OMH, CPC  HB664
119 HB423 SD1 CD1
Bureau of Conveyances; Sunset Provision; Repeal; Deregistration of Registered Land Other than Fee Time Share Interests
RELATING TO BUREAU OF CONVEYANCES.
Separates voluntary deregistration of fee non-time share interests from deregistration of time share interests in order to sunset only voluntary deregistration of non-time share interests on December 31, 2014. (HB423 CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 119, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1219). SAIKI WAL, CPC, JUD
120 HB17 HD1 SD2
Coastal Areas; Public Access
RELATING TO COASTAL AREAS.
Deletes the "one gallon per person per day" exception to the prohibition against the removal of sand and other beach or marine deposits, except for materials inadvertently taken, and creates an exemption for public emergencies and traditional cultural practices. Ensures public lateral access along the shoreline by making permanent the requirement that landowners remove human-induced, enhanced, or unmaintained vegetation interfering with such access and maintaining DLNR's enforcement duty to maintain such access. Clarifies that Act 160, SLH 2010 does not alter or modify any agreement of the DLNR existing or executed on the effective date of Act 160. Effective 06/29/13. (SD2)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 120, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1220). EVANS, COFFMAN, HANOHANO, KAWAKAMI, C. LEE, LOWEN, NISHIMOTO, TAKUMI, THIELEN WTL, JDL
121 SB1161 SD1 HD2 CD1
Impounded Vessels; Vessel Registration
RELATING TO VESSELS.
Clarifies that all costs and expenses associated with the impoundment and disposal of an unauthorized vessel by the Department of Land and Natural Resources shall be borne by the vessel owner and clarifies circumstances when no vessel registration shall be renewed or transferred. (CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 121, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1221). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) TRN, OMH, FIN  HB930
122 HB1136 HD2 SD1 CD1
Department of Defense; Civil Air Patrol; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CIVIL AIR PATROL.
Appropriates $150,000 for fiscal year 2013-2014 to the DOD for the civil air patrol. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB1136 CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 122, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1222). EVANS, AQUINO, LOWEN, MCKELVEY PSM, WAM  SB1328
123 HB808 HD1 SD1
Employees' Retirement System; Civil Unions
RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Amends provisions governing the public employee pension and retirement system, to preserve the tax-qualified status of the Employees' Retirement System and to clarify the application of the retirement system law to civil unions. (SD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 123, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1223). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL, WAM  SB1038
124 HB805 HD1 SD2 CD1
Employees' Retirement System; Federal Tax Qualification
RELATING TO FEDERAL TAX QUALIFICATION OF THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Amends the employees' retirement system laws to comply with Internal Revenue Code requirements and vesting rules in order to maintain the system's status as a tax-qualified retirement plan. (HB805 CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 124, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1224). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL, WAM  SB1035
125 HB1132 HD1 SD1 CD1
State Ethics Commission; Disclosure of Financial Interests by Legislators
RELATING TO PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF FINANCIAL INTERESTS STATEMENTS.
Requires certain state employees, except members of the Legislature, to file a disclosure of financial interests with the State Ethics Commission between January 1 and May 31 annually. Requires a Legislator to file a disclosure of financial interests with the State Ethics Commission between January 1 and January 31 annually. (HB1132 CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 125, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1225). OHNO JDL
126 HB791 HD1 SD1
Nonprofit Corporations; Inspection of Records by Directors
RELATING TO NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS.
Explicitly provides that directors of a nonprofit corporation shall have access to the books, records, and documents of the corporation to the extent reasonably related to their duties as directors at any reasonable time. (SD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 126, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1226). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPN, JDL  SB1021
127 HB653 SD1 CD1
Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; Hawai‘i Pacific Health ($)
RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR HAWAI‘I PACIFIC HEALTH.
Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds for Hawai‘i Pacific Health. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB653 CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 127, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1227). BELATTI, MORIKAWA HTH, WAM
128 HB1388 HD1 SD1
Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; Processing Enterprises; Shrimp Hatchery Facility ($)
RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST A PROCESSING ENTERPRISE.
Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Sunrise Capital, Inc. in protecting its shrimp hatchery facility and its salt water well and relocating them further inland to avoid shoreline erosion. Effective 7/1/13. (SD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 128, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1228). MORIKAWA AGL, WAM
129 SB23 SD1 HD1 CD1
Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; Kaiuli Energy, LLC; Seawater Air Conditioning District Cooling Facility and Chilled Water Distribution System ($)
RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST A SEAWATER AIR CONDITIONING PROJECT.
Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Kaiuli Energy, LLC, with the financing of the planning, design, and construction of a seawater air conditioning district cooling facility and chilled water distribution system. (CD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 129, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1229). GABBARD, IHARA, Ige, Wakai EEP/EDB, FIN
130 HB504 HD1 SD1
Special funds; Revolving Funds; Auditor Report
RELATING TO STATE FUNDS.
Amends criteria to be used in establishing and evaluating new special or revolving funds, requiring nexus between benefits sought and charges on users, and a clear link between program and revenue source. Effective 06/30/2013. (SD1)
(S) 6/18/2013- Act 130, 6/14/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1230). JORDAN, CABANILLA, HANOHANO, ICHIYAMA, ING, ITO, OSHIRO, SAY, YAMASHITA WAM
131 SB482 SD1 HD1
Agricultural Products; Honey; Department of Health
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Clarifies the maximum number of gallons of honey that can be sold by a certified honey house or food processing establishment without obtaining a permit from the Department of Health. Exempts from the permit requirement sales of honey directly to retail stores that in turn sell the honey directly to consumers. Requires honey producers to include certain wording on labels of each container of honey, take a food safety class, and make records available to the Department of Health. Exempts the State and counties from liability. (SB482 HD1)
(S) 6/19/2013- Act 131, 6/17/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1231). ENGLISH, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, ESPERO, GREEN, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, RUDERMAN, TOKUDA, Dela Cruz, Gabbard, Ige, Ihara, Kahele, Shimabukuro, Slom, Solomon, Wakai AGR, CPC  HB181
132 HB51 SD1 CD1
State Bonds
RELATING TO STATE BONDS.
Authorizes issuance of general obligation bonds. Makes findings required by article VII, section 13 of the state constitution to declare that issuance of authorized bonds will not cause debt limit to be exceeded. (HB51 CD1)
(S) 6/20/2013- Act 132, 6/18/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1232). LUKE WAM
133 HB197 HD2 SD2 CD1
Judiciary; Appropriations; Budget ($)
RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY.
Appropriates funds for the judiciary for the fiscal biennium beginning on July 1, 2013, and ending on June 30, 2015. Effective on July 1, 2013. (HB197 CD1)
(S) 6/20/2013- Act 133, 6/18/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1233). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL, WAM
134 HB200 HD1 SD1 CD1
State Budget ($)
RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET.
Appropriates positions and funds for the operating and capital improvements program budget of the Executive Branch for fiscal years 20132014 and 20142015. Effective 7/1/2013. (HB200 HD1 SD1 CD1)
(S) 6/20/2013- Act 134, 6/18/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1234). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAM
135 SB1025 HD3 CD1
Housing Loan and Mortgage Program; Hula Mae Program
RELATING TO THE HOUSING LOAN AND MORTGAGE PROGRAM.
Updates the Hula Mae Single Family Mortgage Loan Program to allow broader program participation by potential homeowners, add down payment and other cost assistance as a program feature, and make housekeeping and conforming amendments. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 135, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1238). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) HSG, CPC, FIN  HB795
136 SB516 SD1 HD1
Paternity; Removal of Time Bar to Actions
RELATING TO PATERNITY.
Removes time bar on paternity actions. Effective July 1, 2013. (SB516 HD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 136, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1239). SHIMABUKURO, CHUN OAKLAND, Galuteria, Ige, L. Thielen HLT/HUS, JUD  HB615
137 SB883 SD2 HD2
Collective Bargaining; Bargaining Unit (14); State Law Enforcement Officers and State and County Ocean and Water Safety Officers
RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
Creates a new bargaining unit (14) for state law enforcement officers and state and county ocean safety and water safety officers. Effective July 1, 2013. (SB883 HD2)
(S) 6/25/2013- Act 137, 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1240). HEE LAB/PBS, FIN
138 HB697 SD1 CD1
Legislative Officers and Employees; Appropriation ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Appropriates specific sums for fiscal biennium 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 for the public employment cost items of and cost adjustments for employees of legislative agencies. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB697 CD1)
(S) 6/25/2013- Act 138, 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1241). SOUKI JDL/WAM
139 SB551 SD2 HD1 CD1
Memorial; Persian Gulf War; Operation Desert Storm; Operation Iraqi Freedom; Operation Enduring Freedom; Operation New Dawn; Global War on Terrorism; Homeland Defense; Operation Noble Eagle
RELATING TO A MEMORIAL.
Directs the Office of Veterans Services, with the assistance of DAGS, state DOD, and the State Historic Preservation Division, to develop a plan to establish a memorial honoring the veterans of the Persian Gulf War, Operation Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation New Dawn, Global War on Terrorism, Homeland Defense, and Operation Noble Eagle, and those who have protected our borders by land, sea, and air. Requires a report to the Legislature. (CD1)
(S) 6/25/2013- Act 139, 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1242). ESPERO, Baker, Slom VMI, FIN  HB163
140 SB1106 SD2 HD2
Child Care Licensing; Exemptions
RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM CHILD CARE LICENSING.
Allows a child care program licensed by the United States Department of Defense or the Hawaii Council of Private Schools to be exempt from licensing by the Department of Human Services; provided that for child care programs licensed by the Hawaii Council of Private Schools, the child care licensing standards of the Hawaii Council of Private Schools meet or exceed licensing standards of the Department of Human Services. Effective July 1, 2013. (SB1106 HD2)
(S) 6/25/2013- Act 140, 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1243). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) HUS, CPC, JUD  HB875
141 HB879 HD2 SD1
Hospital Sustainability Program; Special Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
Amends Act 217, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012, to continue the Hospital Sustainability Program by extending the sunset date of the Act from 6/30/13 to 6/30/14, updating the referral dates in the statute, and appropriating funds for the program for Fiscal Year 2013-2014. Effective 6/29/13. (SD1)
(S) 6/25/2013- Act 141, 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1244). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HTH/HMS, WAM  SB1110
142 HB880 HD2 SD2
Nursing Facility Sustainability Program; Special Fund ($)
RELATING TO THE NURSING FACILITY SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
Continues the Nursing Facility Sustainability Program by extending the sunset date of Act 156, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012; appropriates funds for the program for fiscal year 2013-2014. Effective 06/29/2013. Section 4 effective 07/01/2013. (SD2)
(S) 6/25/2013- Act 142, 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1245). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HMS, WAM  SB1111
143 SB1336 SD2 HD1 CD1
Rural Hospital; Critical Access Hospital; Kahuku Medical Center
RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.
Designates the Kahuku Medical Center as a rural hospital for a period of ten years beginning on July 1, 2013. Repeals June 30, 2023. (CD1)
(S) 6/25/2013- Act 143, 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1246). HEE, GREEN HLT, FIN
144 SB1339 SD1 HD1 CD1
Rural Areas; Federal Programs
RELATING TO RURAL AREAS.
Creates a state definition for a rural area for purposes of federal programs only so that certain areas that would not otherwise be considered rural pursuant to a federal definition will be eligible for federal funds designated for rural areas. (CD1)
(S) 6/25/2013- Act 144, 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1247). HEE, GREEN HLT, FIN
145 HB87 SD2 CD1
Criminal Trespass; Public Housing Project
RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.
Broadens the petty misdemeanor crime of criminal trespass in the second degree to include a person who enters or remains unlawfully in or upon the premises of a public housing project or state low-income housing project after a reasonable request or warning to leave by housing authorities or a police officer; provided that no warning or request is necessary when property is closed and signage appropriately placed and using certain letter size provides notification of closure. Effective January 1, 2014. (HB87 CD1)
(S) 6/25/2013- Act 145, 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1248). RHOADS HMS, JDL
146 HB514 HD2 SD1
Hawaii Public Housing Authority; Public Housing Agency; Tax Exemption
RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.
Establishes the state income tax and obligations exemption for public housing agencies among the laws governing the Hawaii Public Housing Authority. (SD1)
(S) 6/25/2013- Act 146, 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1249). JORDAN, ITO, OSHIRO, SAY, YAMASHITA HMS, WAM
147 HB888 HD2 SD1 CD1
Public Housing; Disposition of Abandoned or Seized Property
RELATING TO DISPOSITION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY ON PUBLIC HOUSING PROPERTIES.
Establishes a process whereby the Hawaii Public Housing Authority may dispose of abandoned or seized property that it has acquired on state low-income housing projects. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB888 CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 147, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1250). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HMS/JDL, WAM  SB1119
148 SB82 SD1 HD2 CD1
Hawaii Public Housing Authority; General Powers
RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.
Authorizes Hawaii Public Housing Authority to receive, use, and dispose of property and sell real property subject to legislative approval; receive gifted property to benefit public housing residents; and use volunteer services. Directs the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to make available not less than fifty per cent of available federal and state low-income housing units for applicants without preference and up to fifty per cent of available federal and state low-income housing units for applicants with preference. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 148, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1251). CHUN OAKLAND, GALUTERIA, GREEN, Dela Cruz, Gabbard, Kahele, Ruderman, Wakai HSG, FIN
149 SB84 HD2 CD1
Hawaii Public Housing Authority; Public Housing Project; Definition
RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.
Expands the scope of the definition of "public housing project" to include any housing project controlled or managed by the Hawaii Public Housing Authority pursuant to federally assisted housing. Excludes state-owned public housing. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 149, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1252). CHUN OAKLAND, GALUTERIA, RUDERMAN, Dela Cruz, Gabbard, Green, Kahele, L. Thielen, Wakai HSG, FIN  HB513
150 SB88 SD1 HD2 CD1
Liquor Prohibitions; Public Housing
RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUORS IN PUBLIC HOUSING.
Prohibits possessing open liquor containers in the common areas in state and federal public housing projects. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 150, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1253). CHUN OAKLAND, DELA CRUZ, GALUTERIA, RUDERMAN, Shimabukuro, L. Thielen HSG, JUD  HB515
151 SB305 SD1 HD1 CD1
Public Housing Projects; Development
RELATING TO DEVELOPMENT OF PUBLIC HOUSING.
Authorizes the Hawaii public housing authority to develop public housing projects. Authorizes the Hawaii public housing authority to develop commercial and industrial properties and sell or lease other properties in connection with the development of public housing dwelling units. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 151, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1254). CHUN OAKLAND, Ihara HSG, WAL, FIN
152 SB1118 SD1 HD1 CD1
Hawaii Public Housing Authority; Personnel
RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.
Authorizes the Hawaii Public Housing Authority (HPHA) Board of Directors to set the salaries, not to exceed the Governor's salary, of the HPHA executive director, executive assistant, chief financial management advisor, property management branch chief, chief planner, and redevelopment officer. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 152, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1255). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) HSG/LAB, FIN  HB887
153 HB1279 HD1 SD2 CD1
Reintegration of Offenders; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
Appropriates $250,000 and authorizes the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to receive monetary donations and to expend moneys for programs related to the reintegration of offenders into the general population. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB1279 CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 153, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1256). AQUINO, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, ING, TAKUMI, YAMASHITA, Nakashima PSM, WAM  SB204
154 HB218 HD1 SD2 CD1
OHA Package; Corrections Population Management Commission
RELATING TO THE CORRECTIONS POPULATION MANAGEMENT COMMISSION.
Adds the OHA administrator and a member of the public, who is knowledgeable about issues relating to the criminal justice system and has substantial experience or expertise in traditional Native Hawaiian practices, to the corrections population management commission. (HB218 CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 154, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1257). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) PSM/THA, WAM
155 SB237 SD2 HD1 CD1
Twenty-first Century Schools; DOE; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOL LANDS.
Establishes a pilot program to generate revenue through the lease of public school lands for public purposes. Establishes the school facilities subaccount. Requires the department of education to report to the legislature. Makes an appropriation for the pilot program. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 155, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1258). TOKUDA, ENGLISH, KIDANI, RUDERMAN, SHIMABUKURO, Dela Cruz, Kim, Kouchi WAL/EDN/FIN  HB278
156 SB239 SD1 HD2 CD1
Education; Secondary School Students Conference
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Moves the framework for establishing an annual conference of secondary school students into Chapter 302A, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Amends the framework of the annual conference and student conference committee. Clarifies the role of the student conference advisory committee. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 156, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1259). TOKUDA, CHUN OAKLAND, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, RUDERMAN, Shimabukuro, Slom EDN, FIN
157 SB458 SD1 HD1 CD1
State Educational Facilities Improvement Special Fund
RELATING TO THE STATE EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT SPECIAL FUND.
Removes the requirement that general excise tax revenues be deposited to the credit of the state educational facilities improvement special fund. Limits expenditures from the special fund to projects authorized by the legislature for fiscal years ending prior to July 1, 2016. Limits lease payments required by financing agreements paid from the special fund to those entered into prior to July 1, 2013. Repeals the special fund on July 1, 2023. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 157, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1260). IGE, BAKER, ESPERO, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, TOKUDA, Green, Ihara, Kahele, Ruderman, Solomon, Wakai EDN, FIN
158 SB48 HD1 CD1
Department of Education; Aerospace Advisory Committee; Marine and Coastal Management
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
Removes a representative from the department of education from the membership of the aerospace advisory committee. Amends section 205A-62, HRS, to remove the department of education from the list of state agencies with responsibilities relating to marine and coastal zone management. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 158, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1261). TOKUDA EDN, OMH, EDB
159 SB244 SD2 HD1 CD1
Education; Charter Schools
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Establishes provisions for charter schools relating to annual independent financial audits, criminal history record checks, enrollment, conflicts of interest and disclosure, facilities funding, and hiring. Makes amendments to the State's charter school law for clarity and consistency. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 159, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1262). TOKUDA, KIDANI, RUDERMAN, Ige, Slom EDN, JUD, FIN  HB674
160 SB1193 SD1 HD1
General Excise Tax; Exemptions
RELATING TO SECTION 237-24.3, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
Eliminates the general excise tax exemption for liquor, tobacco, and food sold to common carriers. (HD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 160, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1263). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB962
161 SB1194 SD2 HD1 CD1
Transient Accommodations Tax
RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
Repeals the additional transient accommodations tax imposed by Act 61, SLH 2009. Repeals the daily tax on transient accommodations furnished on a complimentary or gratuitous basis imposed by Act 103, SLH 2011. Makes permanent allocations of the Transient Accommodation Tax revenue to the convention center enterprise special fund, tourism special fund, and the counties. Makes permanent the transient accommodation tax rate of 9.25 per cent. Allocates funds from the tourism special fund for the operation of a Hawaiian center and the museum of hawaiian music and dance at the Hawaii convention center. Removes allocations to the State parks special fund and the special land and development fund. Allocates certain excess transient accommodations tax revenues deposited into the general fund for natural resources important to the visitor industry, facilities, and public lands connected with enhancing the visitor experience. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 161, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1264). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) FIN, TOU  HB963
162 SB1196 SD1 HD1 CD1
Cash Economy Enforcement
RELATING TO CASH ECONOMY ENFORCEMENT.
Assists with enforcement of cash economy laws by the department of taxation. Effective 7/1/13. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 162, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1265). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) EDB, FIN  HB965
163 SB1360 SD1 HD1 CD1
General Excise Tax Exemption; Hotel Operators; Timeshare Projects
RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX.
Makes permanent the general excise tax exemptions for condominium common expenses paid by managers, submanagers, and suboperators and for hotel employee expenses paid by hotel operators and timeshare projects. Eliminates the aggregate cap of $400,000 for taxpayers eligible for the exemptions. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 163, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1266). GALUTERIA FIN
164 SB933 SD1 HD1 CD1
TRICARE Program; Health Care; General Excise Tax; Exemption Extension
RELATING TO THE TRICARE PROGRAM.
Extends for 5 years the general excise tax exclusion for amounts received by a managed care support contractor of the TRICARE program for the actual cost or advancement to third-party health care providers pursuant to a contract with the United States. Effective 07/01/2013. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 164, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1267). GREEN, CHUN OAKLAND, Nishihara, Ruderman VMI, HLT, FIN  HB1219
165 SB1066 HD1 CD1
Uniform Securities Act
RELATING TO SECURITIES LAW.
Clarifies, corrects errors, and amends Hawaii's securities laws. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 165, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1268). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  HB835
166 SB1067 SD2 HD1 CD1
Escrow Depositories; Commissioner of Financial Institutions; Fees; Bond; Powers
RELATING TO ESCROW DEPOSITORIES.
Requires escrow depositories to report any change of their corporate designated escrow officer or branch manager to the Commissioner of Financial Institutions; establishes a statutory fee for the transfer or change in control of an escrow depository license; increases the fidelity bond maintained by escrow depositories to a minimum of $100,000 beginning 1/1/2014; increases the errors and omissions policy amount escrow depositories are required to carry to not less than $250,000 beginning 1/1/2014; increases fees; provides powers for the commissioner to supervise and regulate the industry; increases net capital requirement to $100,000 beginning 1/1/2014. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 166, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1269). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  HB836
167 SB1068 SD2 HD1 CD1
Money Transmitters; Fees; Bond; Division of Financial Institutions
RELATING TO MONEY TRANSMITTERS.
Authorizes the Commissioner of Financial Institutions to require money transmitters to register with NMLS. Establishes procedures for a licensed money transmitter to surrender its license. Amends the bond requirement, the fee structure for services provided by the Division of Financial Institutions of the DCCA for the regulation of money transmitters, and the fine for violations of money transmitter regulations. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 167, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1270). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) EDB, CPC, FIN  HB837
168 SB1069 SD2 HD2 CD1
Mortgage Servicers; Registration; Fees; NMLS
RELATING TO MORTGAGE LOAN ORIGINATION.
Raises application and renewal fees for individuals and companies that conduct mortgage loan origination activities. Updates licensure and regulatory requirements. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 168, on 6/21/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1271). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  HB838
169 SB1093 SD2 HD2 CD1
School Readiness; Preschool Open Doors Program; Appropriation
RELATING TO SCHOOL READINESS.
Establishes the preschool open doors program within the department of human services. Requires reporting to the legislature. Makes an appropriation. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 169, on 6/24/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1272). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) EDN, FIN  HB862
170 HB222 HD2 SD2 CD1
Office of Hawaiian Affairs; Appropriations; Budget ($)
RELATING TO THE BUDGET OF THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.
Appropriates funds for the office of Hawaiian affairs for the fiscal biennium beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2015. Effective July 1, 2013. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 170, on 6/24/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1273). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) THA, WAM
171 SB403 SD2 HD2 CD1
Office of Hawaiian Affairs; Bonds; Loan Program
RELATING TO BONDS.
Authorizes the Office of Hawaiian Affairs to issue revenue bonds to fund loan programs. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 171, on 6/24/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1274). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) OMH, FIN  HB217
172 SB1071 SD2 HD1 CD1
Financial Institutions; Hawaii Banks; Powers; Fees
RELATING TO FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.
Modernizes the State's financial institutions law, codified as chapter 412, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Establishes certain fees for financial institutions and financial institution applicants until 1/1/2014. Replaces individual fees for Hawaii banks and nondepositories for specific regulatory items with one assessment beginning on 1/1/2014. Increases and clarifies bank powers. Clarifies the authority of the commissioner of financial institutions. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 172, on 6/24/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1275). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  HB840
173 SB909 SD1 HD1 CD1
Appropriation for Collective Bargaining Cost Items ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.
Provides fund authorizations and appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for collective bargaining unit (13) and its excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2013-2015. (CD1)
(H) 6/25/2013- Act 173, on 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1276). HEE LAB, FIN  HB431
174 HB144 HD2 SD2 CD1
Professional Employer Organizations; Registration; Fees; Bond ($)
RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYER ORGANIZATIONS.
Repeals chapter 373K, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Clarifies professional employer organization responsibilities with respect to meeting the statutory requirements of the repealed chapter 373K, Hawaii Revised Statutes, and the nexus between the registration of professional employer organizations and qualification for the state general excise tax exemption. Requires professional employer organizations to obtain a bond or irrevocable letter of credit equivalent on a sliding scale that is based on total payroll amount. Appropriates $13,000. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB144 CD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 174, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1277). SOUKI, MCKELVEY, NAKASHIMA CPN, WAM  SB813
175 SB680 SD1 HD1 CD1
State Department of Defense; Homeland Security
RELATING TO HOMELAND SECURITY.
Enacts a homeland security law to establish a State Office of Homeland Security within the State Department of Defense. Authorizes the establishment of county organizations for homeland security. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 175, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1278). ESPERO, GREEN, Dela Cruz, Gabbard, Kahele PBS/VMI, FIN
176 SB1077 SD2 HD2 CD1
Owner-builders; Owner-builder Exemption; Fines
RELATING TO THE OWNER-BUILDER EXEMPTION.
Sets forth specific responsibilities of and protections for owner-builders exempted from contractor licensing and other requirements; amends the fine schedule to be based on the circumstances of each case. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 176, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1279). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) WAL/AGR, CPC  HB846
177 HB668 HD2 SD2 CD1
Medical Marijuana Program; Transfer of Responsibilities ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Authorizes transfer of the medical use of marijuana program from the Department of Public Safety to the Department of Health. Requires joint reports to the Legislature. Establishes Medical Marijuana Registry Special Fund. Makes appropriation. (HB668 CD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 177, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1280). BELATTI, C. LEE, Brower, Kobayashi, Morikawa, Nakashima, Saiki HTH/PSM, JDL/WAM  SB690
178 SB642 HD2 CD1
Medical Use of Marijuana
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Amends the definitions of "adequate supply", "medical use", "primary caregiver", "usable marijuana", and "written certification". Allows the medical use of marijuana if the amount of marijuana possessed by the qualifying patient does not exceed an adequate supply. Amends registration requirements. Allows inquiries by law enforcement agencies regarding registration status to be made 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Requires DOH to immediately verify, upon inquiry, whether the subject of an inquiry is registered with DOH. Takes effect 1/2/2015. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 178, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1281). GREEN, CHUN OAKLAND, Nishihara, Ruderman, Shimabukuro HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN  HB722
179 SB682 SD2 HD1
Fire Protection; Fire and Life Safety Standards; Construction Permits
RELATING TO FIRE PROTECTION.
Clarifies the authority of the county fire chiefs to examine building plans and documentation to ensure that they are in compliance with the county's adopted fire code. Requires the issuance of permits before work may begin. Effective July 1, 2013. (SB682 HD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 179, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1282). ESPERO, Baker, Galuteria, Green, Slom PBS, CPC
180 SB46 SD2 HD3 CD1
Post-secondary Education Authorization Program; Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Establishes the Post-secondary Education Authorization Program within the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs. Creates the Post-secondary Education Authorization Special Subaccount of the Compliance Resolution Fund. Includes provisions for transition and implementation. Makes an appropriation. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 180, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1283). TOKUDA, BAKER, Taniguchi HED, CPC, FIN  HB1200
181 SB960 SD1 HD1 CD1
Foreclosures; Postponement or Cancellation of Public Sale; Zombie Title
RELATING TO FORECLOSURES.
Establishes a notice of postponement or cancellation of sale requirement under part IA, chapter 667, Hawaii Revised Statutes, relating to judicial foreclosures. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 181, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1284). ENGLISH, BAKER, KAHELE, KEITH-AGARAN, NISHIHARA, SOLOMON, Kouchi, Slom CPC, JUD
182 HB1202 HD1 SD1
Licensees; Contractors; Unlicensed Contracting Offenses; Unlicensed Activity
RELATING TO BUSINESS.
Clarifies that a professional or vocational licensee who inadvertently fails to maintain licensing requirements but who subsequently corrects the failure so that there was no lapse in licensure shall not be guilty of unlicensed activity. Clarifies that a contractor who inadvertently fails to maintain licensing requirements and who subsequently corrects the failure so that there was a lapse of no more than sixty days in licensure shall not be guilty of unlicensed contracting activity. (SD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 182, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1285). ITO, HAR, OSHIRO CPN, JDL
183 HB178 HD1 SD1
Social Workers; Continuing Education
RELATING TO CONTINUING EDUCATION.
Requires licensed social workers to complete a minimum of 15 credit hours of continuing education courses for the licensing renewal period beginning 07/01/2013, through 06/30/2016, and 45 credit hours of continuing education courses during each licensing renewal period, for the period beginning 07/01/2016, and thereafter. (SD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 183, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1286). CARROLL, AWANA, EVANS, LOWEN, MIZUNO, Souki HMS, CPN  SB200
184 HB652 SD2 CD1
Pharmacies; Remote Dispensing Pharmacies
RELATING TO REMOTE DISPENSING.
Prohibits remote dispensing pharmacies from operating within the State, excepting the two existing remote dispensing pharmacies operated by the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center in Nanakuli and Waianae until June 1, 2014. Extends the repeal date of Act 212, Session Laws of Hawaii 2008, to January 1, 2016. (HB652 CD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 184, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1287). BELATTI HLT, CPC  SB971
185 HB1381 HD2 SD2 CD1
Licensure; Veterans; Military Spouses; Endorsement; Reciprocity; Military Education, Training, or Service
RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL AND VOCATIONAL LICENSING.
Limits licensure by endorsement or reciprocity for military spouses to those spouses who are present in the State for at least one year pursuant to military orders. Specifies that a license issued to a military spouse by endorsement or reciprocity shall be valid for the same time period as other similar licenses. Limits the validity of the license to a maximum of five years in the aggregate. (HB1381 CD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 185, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1288). TAKAI PSM, CPN
186 SB502 SD1 HD1 CD1
Real Estate; Seller Disclosure; Required Documents
RELATING TO REAL ESTATE SELLER DISCLOSURE.
Establishes a uniform standard for disclosure for condominium projects, cooperative housing corporations, and other community associations and clarifies the types of documents that are required to be disclosed. Requires the disclosure of documents within ten days after the title report is received. Allows for the electronic receipt of documents with the buyer's consent. Effective 11/01/13. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 186, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1289). BAKER, Chun Oakland, English, Espero, Kahele, Keith-Agaran, Nishihara, Solomon, Wakai CPC  HB138
187 SB505 SD2 HD1 CD1
Condominiums; Condominium Education Trust Fund; Mediation ($)
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
Adds support for mediation of condominium related disputes as one of the educational purposes supported by the condominium education trust fund. Beginning with the July 1, 2015, biennium registration, imposes an additional annual condominium education trust fund fee dedicated to supporting mediation of condominium related disputes. Specifies the total fee payable into the condominium education trust fund. Requires the real estate commission to make adjustments to the condominium education trust fund to ensure adequate funds are available for mediation of condominium related disputes and any mediation requests are fully accommodated prior to the commencement of the additional annual condominium education trust fund fee. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 187, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1290). BAKER, KEITH-AGARAN, Espero, Galuteria, Ige, Ihara, Nishihara, Solomon, Wakai CPC, FIN  HB24
188 SB507 SD1 HD1 CD1
Planned Community Associations; Notice Requirements; Regular and Special Meetings
RELATING TO PLANNED COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS.
Creates notice requirements for regular annual meetings and special meetings of a planned community association. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 188, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1291). BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, GABBARD, KEITH-AGARAN, NISHIHARA, Solomon HSG, CPC  HB475
189 SB548 SD1 HD2 CD1
Telemedicine; Behavioral Health; License Exemption; Military Patients
RELATING TO TELEMEDICINE.
Exempts from licensing requirements in the State any commissioned medical officer or psychologist employed by the U.S. Department of Defense, who is credentialed by Tripler Army Medical Center, while providing direct telemedicine support or services to neighbor island beneficiaries within a Hawaii national guard armory on the island of Kauai, Hawaii, Molokai, or Maui. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 189, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1292). ESPERO, BAKER, Slom VMI, HLT, CPC  HB162
190 HB841 HD1 SD1
Insurance; Insurance Code
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Updates the Insurance Code by streamlining and improving the operations of the Insurance Division of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs and ensuring that the Insurance Division retains its accreditation with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. (SD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 190, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1293). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  SB1072
191 SB1073 SD2 HD2 CD1
Dental Service Corporations; Dental Insurers; Insurance
RELATING TO DENTAL SERVICE CORPORATIONS.
Establishes certification and financial solvency requirements for dental insurers, including compliance with the requirements of chapter 423, Hawaii Revised Statutes, relating to dental service corporations. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 191, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1294). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) HLT, CPC  HB842
192 HB848 HD2 SD1 CD1
Health Insurance; Network Adequacy; Small Employer
RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.
Creates a uniform network adequacy standard to be applied to all health insurers doing business in the State. For consistency with federal health insurance laws, defines "small employer" in the Hawaii insurance code to consist of employers with fifty employees or less. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB848 CD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 192, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1295). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPN  SB1079
193 HB999 HD2 SD1
Captive Insurance; Reinsurance; Credits
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Clarifies when a risk retention group is allowed to qualify for credit for reinsurance. (SD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 193, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1296). MCKELVEY CPN
194 SB345 SD1 HD1 CD1
Portable Electronics Insurance; Licensing Fees
RELATING TO PORTABLE ELECTRONICS INSURANCE.
Raises fees related to portable electronics insurance licenses to $5,000 for the issuance of the initial portable electronics limited lines licenses and $2,500 per year for the initial or renewal term. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 194, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1297). BAKER, ENGLISH, GALUTERIA, Chun Oakland, Ige, Ihara, Keith-Agaran, Nishihara, Solomon, Taniguchi EDB, FIN  HB142
195 HB1287 HD1 SD1 CD1
ID Card; Driver's License
RELATING TO PERSONAL INFORMATION.
Allows a business to scan an individual's driver's license or Hawaii identification card to verify age when providing age-restricted goods or services if the business has a reasonable doubt of the individual having reached the minimum age required for purchasing the age-restricted goods or services. (HB1287 CD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 195, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1298). SOUKI TEC/CPN
196 HB21 HD2 SD2 CD1
Condominiums; Condominium Associations; Common Assessments; Liens
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
Permits the board of directors of a condominium association to collect a six-month special assessment from the mortgagee or other purchaser of a unit with a recorded lien for delinquent common assessments. Specifies how excess rental income received by a condominium association shall be paid to existing lien holders. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 196, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1299). EVANS CPN, JDL
197 HB25 HD2 SD2 CD1
Foreclosure Actions; Junior Lienholders; Condominium Associations
RELATING TO SUSPENSION OF FORECLOSURE ACTIONS BY JUNIOR LIENHOLDERS.
Allows a condominium association, as a junior lienholder, to commence or continue a nonjudicial foreclosure action on a property subject to a judicial foreclosure even if the lender has filed for foreclosure. Preserves the right of owner-occupants to require the foreclosing mortgagee to participate in the dispute resolution process in situations where an association forecloses on residential real property occupied by one or more owner-occupant mortgagors for whom the unit is and has been the person's primary residence for a continuous period of not less than two hundred days immediately preceding the date on which the notice is served and the mortgagee subsequently forecloses its lien on the same property. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB25 CD1)
(S) 6/26/2013- Act 197, 6/25/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1300). EVANS CPN, JDL  SB508
198 HB353 HD1 SD2 CD1
Agriculture; Coffee Berry Borer; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Appropriates $250,000 in matching funds for each year of the 2013-2015 fiscal biennium for the Department of Agriculture to research and develop methods for the prevention and treatment of coffee berry borer infestations. Appropriates $300,000 in matching funds for the 2013-2014 fiscal year for the Department of Agriculture to fund efforts to control and mitigate the damage from coffee berry borer infestation. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB353 CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 198, 6/26/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1301). LOWEN, COFFMAN, HANOHANO, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, TSUJI, WOOLEY, Cheape, Evans, Ohno AGL, WAM
199 HB1263 HD2 SD2 CD1
Irrigation; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO IRRIGATION.
Appropriates funds to finance improvements to various irrigation systems. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB1263 CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 199, 6/26/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1302). WOOLEY AGL/WTL, WAM
200 SB593 SD2 HD1 CD1
Agriculture; Livestock Industry; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Expands livestock feed subsidies to include milking goats, goats raised for meat, sheep, lambs, fish, and crustaceans. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 200, 6/26/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1303). NISHIHARA, Ige, Ruderman AGR, FIN  HB487
201 SB993 SD2 HD1 CD1
Agricultural Loans; New Farmer; Farm Innovation
RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LOANS.
Expands the Department of Agriculture's agricultural loan program by adding farm innovation loan and expanding the definition of a new farmer. (CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 201, 6/26/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1304). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) AGR/EDB, FIN  HB771
202 HB560 HD1 SD1 CD1
Urban Gardening; Housing Projects
RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING URBAN GARDENING.
Authorizes the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation and Hawaii Community Development Authority to develop programs that provide incentives for the development of housing projects that incorporate urban gardening programs. (HB560 CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 202, 6/26/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1305). HAR, AQUINO, CABANILLA, CARROLL, CULLEN, FALE, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, ITO, JORDAN, KAWAKAMI, OSHIRO, SAY, TAKAYAMA, YAMANE, Choy, Coffman, Yamashita EGH/HRE, WAM
203 SB586 SD1 HD2 CD1
Agricultural Buildings; Permits; Building Code; Exemptions; Counties
RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL BUILDING PERMITS.
Provides, under certain circumstances, an exemption from building code requirements and an expansion of existing building permit exemptions for nonresidential buildings or structures, including indigenous Hawaiian hale, on commercial farms and ranches located outside the urban district. (CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 203, 6/26/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1306). NISHIHARA, WAKAI, Dela Cruz, English AGR/WAL, CPC  HB489
204 SB757 SD2 HD2 CD1
Agriculture; Future Farmers of America Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Education to operate and implement the Future Farmers of America program. (CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 204, 6/26/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1307). SOLOMON, Dela Cruz, Kahele, Taniguchi AGR, FIN
205 SB635 SD1 HD3 CD1
Animal Cruelty; Law Enforcement Animal
RELATING TO ANIMAL CRUELTY.
Amends offenses of causing injury or death to a service dog and intentional interference with the use of a service dog to include law enforcement animals. Adds a definition of "law enforcement animal" to the Penal Code. (CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 205, 6/26/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1308). KEITH-AGARAN, ESPERO PBS, JUD, FIN
206 SB328 SD1 HD2 CD1
Residential Landlord-tenant Code; Security Deposit; Animals; Pet Animals
RELATING TO ANIMALS.
Amends the Residential Landlord-tenant Code to provide for security deposits that include an additional amount to pay for damages caused by any pet animal, other than an assistance animal, allowed to reside in the premises pursuant to the rental agreement. Effective for rental agreements entered into on or after 11/01/2013. (CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 206, 6/26/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1309). HEE CPC, JUD
207 HB235 HD1 SD1 CD1
Victim Restitution; Humane Society
RELATING TO COLLECTION OF RESTITUTION FOR CRIME VICTIMS.
Amends the definition of "victim" in the victim restitution law to include certain duly incorporated humane societies or duly incorporated societies for the prevention of cruelty to animals for the purpose of receiving restitution except where restitution has already been contracted for by the counties or State. (HB235 CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 207, 6/26/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1310). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL
208 SB6 SD1 HD1 CD1
Animal Cruelty; Trapping
RELATING TO ANIMAL CRUELTY.
Requires dogs or cats that are captured or killed in a snare or trap to be reported to a county animal control officer. Establishes a misdemeanor animal cruelty offense for the use of steel-jawed leg-hold traps, and the use of snares, conibear, and foot- or leg-hold traps in residential or other prohibited areas; provides exemptions for activities carried out by state and federal agencies. (CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 208, 6/26/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1311). HEE JUD
209 SB9 SD1 HD2 CD1
Animal Cruelty
RELATING TO ANIMALS.
Prohibits a person convicted of cruelty to animals in the first degree from possessing or owning any pet animal or equine animal for a minimum of five years from the conviction date. (CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 209, 6/26/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1312). HEE CPC, JUD  HB1186
210 SB978 HD1 CD1
Penal Code; Animal Cruelty; Sentencing
RELATING TO THE PENAL CODE.
Prohibits sentencing to a term of probation if the defendant is convicted of cruelty to animals in the first or second degree where the crime involves ten or more pet animals. Makes the offense of cruelty to animals in the second degree involving ten or more pet animals in any one instance a class C felony. (CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 210, 6/26/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1313). HEE JUD
211 SB1087 SD2 HD3 CD1
Green Infrastructure Loan Program; Public Benefits Fee; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE.
Establishes a regulatory financing structure that authorizes the PUC and DBEDT to provide low-cost loans for green infrastructure equipment to achieve measurable cost savings and Hawaii's clean energy goals. Appropriates funds. Requires a report by DBEDT to the legislature. Requires a report by the Hawaii green infrastructure authority to the Legislature. (CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 211, 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1314). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) EEP, CPC, FIN  HB856
212 HB529 HD1 SD2
Care Home Operators; Liability Insurance
RELATING TO CARE HOMES.
Requires all operators of adult foster homes, assisted living facilities, expanded adult residential care homes, community care foster family homes, and developmental disabilities domiciliary homes to hold a sufficient amount of liability insurance and automobile liability insurance. Permits the director of health to waive the two adult limit for certification of a home as an adult foster home; provided that the number of adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities in the certified home shall not exceed three adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities. (SD2)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 212, 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1315). MIZUNO HMS, CPN
213 HB120 HD2 SD2 CD1
Department of Health; Care Facility Inspections; Website Information; Working Group; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Requires the Department of Health to post on its website reports of all inspections at state-licensed care facilities occurring on or after January 1, 2015. Establishes a Working Group on Licensed Care Facilities. Appropriates funds. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB120 CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 213, 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1316). MORIKAWA, CARROLL, FUKUMOTO, KOBAYASHI, THIELEN HMS/HTH, WAM  SB358
214 SB106 SD1 HD1 CD1
Aging; Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Services Coordinator; Task Force on Mobility Management; Kupuna Care Program; Healthy Aging Partnership; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO AGING.
Establishes and funds a position for an Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia Services coordinator. Appropriates funds for programs and services that support the State's elderly population. Establishes the Task Force on Mobility Management. (CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 214, 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1317). CHUN OAKLAND, ESPERO, GALUTERIA, GREEN, IHARA, Baker, Shimabukuro HLT, FIN  HB4
215 HB398 HD1 SD2 CD1
Working Group; Transition of Oversight of Home and Community-Based Facilities; Department of Health; Department of Human Services
RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
Establishes a working group to: (1) review issues relating to the transition of oversight of home and community-based facilities from the Department of Human Services to the Department of Health; and (2) submit a report prior to the 2014 Regular Session. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB398 CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 215, 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1318). MIZUNO, BROWER, CARROLL, HANOHANO, ING HMS/HTH, CPN  SB400
216 SB102 SD2 HD1 CD1
Financial Abuse; Elder; Notification; Department of Human Services; County Police Department
RELATING TO THE ELDERLY.
Requires financial institutions to report instances of suspected financial abuse of an elder directly to the appropriate county police department and the Department of Human Services. (CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 216, 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1319). CHUN OAKLAND, BAKER, ESPERO, GALUTERIA, GREEN, IHARA, Nishihara, Shimabukuro, L. Thielen HUS, CPC, FIN  HB3
217 HB266 HD1 SD2 CD1
Statewide Language Access Resource Center; Multilingual Website Pilot Project; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO LANGUAGE ACCESS.
Establishes and provides appropriations for a Statewide Language Access Resource Center and Multilingual Website Pilot Project to be administered by the Office of Language Access. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB266 CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 217, 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1320). AQUINO, AWANA, CABANILLA, CHEAPE, CULLEN, FALE, HANOHANO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, TOKIOKA, WARD, YAMANE, Ing HMS, WAM  SB58
218 HB1430 HD2 SD2 CD1
Comprehensive Service Center; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
Appropriates funds to establish and operate a comprehensive service center for deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind individuals. Appropriates $400,000 for fiscal year 2013-2014. (HB1430 CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 218, 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1321). MIZUNO, CARROLL, HANOHANO HMS, WAM
219 HB847 HD2 SD1
Hawaii Medical Board; Summary Suspension of a License; Physical and Mental Examination Order
RELATING TO ENFORCEMENT TOOLS TO IMPROVE PATIENT SAFETY.
Authorizes the Hawaii medical board to summarily suspend a license and order a licensee to submit to a physical and mental examination under specific circumstances. Specifies immunities for licensees who provide certain information to the Hawaii medical board. (SD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 219, 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1322). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPN, JDL  SB1078
220 SB1074 SD2 HD1 CD1
Physical Therapy; Physical Therapist Assistants; Required Licensure; Board of Physical Therapy; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO PHYSICAL THERAPY.
Regulates physical therapist assistants by limiting the use of certain titles and requiring licensure. Specifies criteria for licensure. Adds a physical therapist assistant to the composition of the Board of Physical Therapy. Appropriates funds out of the compliance resolution fund beginning 7/1/2014. (CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 220, 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1323). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, HLT, FIN  HB843
221 SB310 SD2 HD2 CD1
Mental Health; Involuntary Outpatient Treatment; Assisted Community Treatment
RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT.
Establishes an assisted community treatment program in lieu of the involuntary outpatient treatment program for severely mentally ill individuals who meet specified criteria. Amends procedures for determination of order to and discharge from a treatment program. Requires an entity designated by the department of health to submit an annual report to the legislature about hospitalization of persons who are under an order for assisted community treatment. Prohibits state-operated providers from filing a petition for assisted community treatment until July 1, 2015. Allows private providers to file a petition for assisted community treatment after January 1, 2014. Allows any interested party to file a petition for assisted community treatment after January 1, 2014. Repeals on 7/1/2020. (CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 221, 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1324). CHUN OAKLAND, Dela Cruz, Ihara, Ruderman, Shimabukuro, Solomon HLT/PBS, JUD  HB991
222 SB515 SD2 HD1 CD1
Homelessness; Housing; Return-to-Home Pilot Program; Homeless Assistance Working Group; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HOUSING.
Part I: Appropriates funds to the department of health for substance abuse treatment, mental health support services, and clean and sober housing services. Part II: Appropriates funds for a rental assistance program, also known as a shallow subsidy program. Parts III and IV: Appropriates funds to the Hawaii public housing authority to continue to administer housing first programs for chronically homeless individuals and to reestablish the homeless prevention and rapid re-housing program. Part V: Appropriates matching funds for the federal shelter plus care program to provide rental assistance in connection with supportive services. Part VI: Establishes a three-year return-to-home pilot program beginning no later than 12/31/13. Part VII: Establishes homeless assistance working group. (CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 222, 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1325). CHUN OAKLAND HUS/HSG, FIN  HB1345
223 HB536 HD1 SD2 CD1
Public Housing Authority; Home Ownership; Eligibility
RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.
Clarifies preference in state low-income housing for disabled veterans. Authorizes the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to disqualify any applicant or tenant from state low-income housing if the applicant, tenant, or a household member owns or acquires a home within the State. (HB536 CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 223, 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1326). CABANILLA, COFFMAN, CULLEN, ICHIYAMA, ITO, KAWAKAMI, OSHIRO, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TOKIOKA, YAMASHITA HMS, WAM
224 HB656 HD2 SD2 CD1
Health Care; Health Care Transformation Program
RELATING TO HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATIVE UNIFORMITY.
Establishes the health care transformation program within the Office of the Governor. Requires a progress and final report to the legislature no later than twenty days prior to the convening of the Regular Sessions of 2014 and 2015, respectively. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB656 CD1)
(S) 7/2/2013- Act 224, 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1327). BELATTI, KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, ONISHI, WOOLEY, Ing, Nakashima, Saiki HTH/CPN, WAM  SB344
225 HB62 HD2 SD2 CD1
Pharmacy Benefits Managers; Health Information; Right to Privacy; Prohibited Practices
RELATING TO PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGERS.
Prohibits pharmacy benefits managers, or their partially or wholly owned subsidiaries, from using a patient's medical health information to market or advertise to that patient the services of a preferred pharmacy network that is owned by the pharmacy benefits manager, without the express consent of the patient. Permits specific exceptions. (HB62 CD1)
(H) 7/2/2013- Act 225, on 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1328). EVANS, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, Ing HTH, CPN
226 HB65 HD2 SD2 CD1
Prescription Drugs; Prescription Drug Benefits; Retail Community Pharmacy; Retail Pharmacy Network; Mail Order Pharmacy; Opt Out
RELATING TO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.
Specifies that an otherwise qualified retail community pharmacy that requests to enter into a contractual retail pharmacy network agreement shall be considered part of a pharmacy benefit manager's retail pharmacy network for purposes of a beneficiary's right to choose where to purchase covered prescription drugs. Requires specified entities to permit beneficiaries to fill any covered prescription that may be obtained by mail order at any pharmacy of the beneficiary's choice within the pharmacy benefit manager's retail pharmacy network. Requires specified entities to file an annual report with the insurance commissioner disclosing certain amounts, terms, and conditions associated with a prescription drug benefit plan. Requires affected entities to report to the legislature prior to the regular sessions of 2014 and 2015. Prohibits application to community retail pharmacies with a rural pharmacy designation. (CD1)
(H) 7/2/2013- Act 226, on 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1329). EVANS, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, Ing HLT, CPC, JUD
227 HB672 HD2 SD2 CD1
Tobacco; Electronic Smoking Device; Minors; Sale or Purchase Prohibited; Tobacco Sales
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Prohibits the sale and purchase of electronic smoking devices to minors under eighteen years of age. Requires retailers to sell tobacco only in a direct face-to-face exchange between the retailer and consumer, except for in-bond concessions (duty-free retail), retail tobacco stores, bars, or establishments where the minimum age for admission is eighteen. (HB672 CD1)
(H) 7/2/2013- Act 227, on 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1330). MORIKAWA, BELATTI, BROWER, ING, C. LEE, MIZUNO, WOOLEY, Kobayashi, Saiki HLT, CPC, FIN  SB652
228 HB899 HD2 SD2 CD1
Central Services Deduction; Exemption; Deposit Beverage Container Deposit Special Fund
RELATING TO RECYCLING.
Restores the exemption from the central services fee deduction for the deposit beverage container deposit special fund. Effective upon its approval. (HB899 CD1)
(H) 7/2/2013- Act 228, on 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1331). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) ENE, WAM  SB1130
229 SB1124 SD1 HD1 CD1
Dietitian Licensure Special Fund
RELATING TO THE DIETITIAN LICENSURE SPECIAL FUND.
Authorizes the Department of Health to expend fees from the Dietitian Licensure Special Fund to offset the expenses incurred relating to the licensing of dietitians. (CD1)
(H) 7/2/2013- Act 229, on 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1332). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) HLT, CPC, FIN  HB893
230 SB1133 SD2 HD2 CD1
Deposit Beverage Container Program; Dietary Supplements
RELATING TO THE DEPOSIT BEVERAGE CONTAINER PROGRAM.
Exempts a container of liquid which DOH finds to be the sole item of a meal or diet from the Deposit Beverage Container Program. Limits the exemption for dietary supplement beverage containers from the Deposit Beverage Container Program to a single serving of one ounce or less of a dietary supplement. Effective July 1, 2014. (CD1)
(H) 7/2/2013- Act 230, on 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1333). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) EEP, CPC, FIN  HB902
231 SB1138 HD1
Vaccination Guidelines
RELATING TO VACCINATION GUIDELINES.
Authorizes the Department of Health to adopt, amend, or repeal rules to establish a list of specific vaccines and the immunization recommendations of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. (SB1138 HD1)
(H) 7/2/2013- Act 231, on 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1334). KIM (Introduced by request of another party) HLT  HB907
232 SB44 SD1 HD1
Mental Health; Law Enforcement Officer; Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
Defines "law enforcement officer" in chapter 334, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Authorizes advanced practice registered nurses to assess whether there is probable cause to believe a person is mentally ill or suffering from substance abuse or is otherwise in need of care, treatment, or both, and to administer treatment as is medically necessary with respect to transportation to a psychiatric facility. (SB44 HD1)
(H) 7/2/2013- Act 232, on 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1335). CHUN OAKLAND, GREEN, Baker, Espero, Gabbard, Nishihara, Shimabukuro, Wakai PBS, HLT  HB995
233 SB454 SD1 HD1
Water Pollution; Gray Water; Irrigation
RELATING TO WATER CONSERVATION.
Encourages the widespread use of gray water in the interests of water conservation. Requires use of gray water to conform to the State Plumbing Code. Defines gray water. (SB454 HD1)
(H) 7/2/2013- Act 233, on 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1336). SOLOMON, DELA CRUZ, Kahele, Shimabukuro EEP, WAL
234 SB5 SD1 HD1 CD1
Public Lands; Leases; Takings; Compensation
RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
Provides several means of compensation in addition to rent reductions when the State withdraws, condemns, or takes public land leased for intensive agricultural or pastoral uses and renders the land unusable for the original purposes of the lease. (CD1)
(H) 7/2/2013- Act 234, on 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1337). HEE AGR/WAL, FIN
235 SB827 SD1 HD1
Election Offenses; Misdemeanor
RELATING TO ELECTION OFFENSES.
Prohibits employers, unions, and candidates or their agents from assisting voters with completing absentee ballots. Subjects special elections by mail to the same voter assistance prohibitions as for absentee ballots. Requires absentee voters to affirm by signature that the ballot was completed without influence from others. Requires absentee ballots to include information regarding election fraud, voter fraud, and related penalties. (SB827 HD1)
(H) 7/2/2013- Act 235, on 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1338). IHARA, Baker, Ruderman, Shimabukuro JUD
236 HB1268 HD1 SD1
Public Land Trust Lands; 999-Year Homestead Lease; Assignment
RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
Allows 999-year homestead leases to be assigned to trustees of land trusts that are created for managing and holding the homestead leasehold estate for the benefit of the lessee and lessee's family members. (SD1)
(H) 7/2/2013- Act 236, on 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1339). WOOLEY WTL/THA/JDL
237 SB606 SD2 HD2 CD1
University of Hawaii; Appropriation; Student Employees ($)
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii to pay student employees at new or expanded worksites on each campus. (CD1)
(H) 7/2/2013- Act 237, on 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1340). TANIGUCHI, KIM HED