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HB10 HD2 SD2 CD1
Administering of Auto-injectable Epinephrine; Students with Anaphylaxis; Testing and Management; Students with Diabetes
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Authorizes Department of Education employees and agents to volunteer to administer auto-injectable epinephrine to a student with anaphylaxis in an emergency situation and to assist in the testing and management of diabetes for students. Allows students with diabetes to self-test and self-manage their illness. Requires Department of Education to report on the status of implementation. (HB10 CD1)
(S) 7/6/2015- Act 214, 07/02/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1315). TAKUMI, OHNO EDU, WAM  SB846
HB11 HD2 SD2 CD1
Teachers; Incentives
RELATING TO TEACHERS.
Authorizes an additional per year bonus for teachers who maintain current national board certification under the national board certification incentive program and teach at a school in a focus, priority, or Superintendent's Zone, as determined by the Department of Education. (HB11 CD1)
(S) 6/16/2015- Act 107, 06/12/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1207). TAKUMI, OHNO EDU, WAM  SB847
HB15 HD1 SD1 CD1
Chief Election Officer; Elections Commission; Evaluation; Absentee Ballot Delivery
RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Specifies that the Chief Election Officer is an at-will employee. Requires Elections Commission to provide notice and reason for removal of a Chief Election Officer. Requires a performance evaluation of the Chief Election Officer after a general election. Requires a public hearing on the Chief Election Officer's performance for purposes of considering reappointment. Creates a statewide standard for the distribution of absentee ballots. (HB15 CD1)
(S) 7/2/2015- Act 173, 06/30/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1274). SAIKI JDL
HB26 HD1 SD1 CD1
Compensation of Trustees
RELATING TO THE COMPENSATION OF TRUSTEES.
Clarifies how trustees shall be compensated. (HB26 CD1)
(S) 6/23/2015- Act 133, 06/19/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1233). RHOADS JDL
HB52 HD1
Selective Service Registration Awareness and Compliance Act
RELATING TO THE SELECTIVE SERVICE REGISTRATION AWARENESS AND COMPLIANCE ACT.
Requires compliance with the Military Selective Service Act to be eligible for enrollment in a state-supported post-secondary institution, qualify for state financial assistance for post-secondary education, or be eligible for state or county employment or service. Provides exceptions. (HB52 HD1)
(S) 3/10/2015- Referred to PSM/HEA, JDL. ITO PSM/HEA, JDL  SB468
HB58 HD1 SD2
Protective Order Card Pilot Program; Protective Orders; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO PROTECTIVE ORDERS.
Establishes the protective order card pilot program within the Honolulu family justice center to issue protective order cards upon request of individuals holding a long-term protective order issued by a court of the first circuit of the State, with specified relevant information about the protective orders and all covered parties. Appropriates funds for a grant-in-aid to the Honolulu family justice center. Effective 7/1/2050. Sunsets on 12/31/2018. (SD2)
(H) 5/1/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 05-01-15 at 5:30 PM in Conference Room 325. MIZUNO, CREAGAN, RHOADS, LoPresti, San Buenaventura JDL, WAM  SB471
HB73 SD1 CD1
State Bonds ($)
RELATING TO STATE BONDS.
Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds. Makes findings required by Article VII, Section 13 of the State Constitution to declare that the issuance of authorized bonds will not cause the debt limit to be exceeded. (HB73 CD1)
(H) 7/1/2015- Act 162, on 06/26/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1263). LUKE WAM
HB78
Non-General Fund; Accrued Vacation and Sick Leave Fund
RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS.
Reclassifies the accrued vacation and sick leave fund to a trust fund as recommended by the auditor in report no. 14-04.
(S) 4/20/2015- Act 010, 4/16/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1110). LUKE, NISHIMOTO WAM
HB79 HD1 SD1
Non-General Funds; Reclassification; Repeal
RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS.
Reclassifies and repeals various non-general funds, as recommended by the Auditor in Auditor's Report No. 14-13. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/20/2015- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 641). LUKE, NISHIMOTO WAM
HB83 HD1
Taxation; Deductions
RELATING TO INCOME TAX.
Restores the deduction for state taxes paid for taxpayers with income above specified thresholds. Establishes limitations on claims for itemized tax deductions, based on taxpayers' federal adjusted gross income. Allows corporate taxpayers to claim state and local income tax deductions. (HB83 HD1)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to WAM. LUKE WAM
HB87 SD2 CD1
Process Server; Service of Process; Criminal Trespass
RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
Shields process servers from prosecution under criminal trespass statutes when performing their duties. Extends for five years Act 116, Session Laws of Hawaii 2013, relating to persons authorized to serve civil legal process. (HB87 CD1)
(S) 6/10/2015- Act 101, 06/09/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1201). SAN BUENAVENTURA PSM, JDL
HB95 HD1
Running Start Program; University of Hawaii; Department of Education; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO DUAL CREDIT PROGRAMS.
Replaces the running start program and jump start program with dual credit program; amends definition of "eligible student" to include all high school students; replaces standardized test to determine college readiness with an assessment approved by the college. Appropriates funds. (HB95 HD1)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to EDU/HEA, WAM. CHOY EDU/HEA, WAM
HB96 HD1
University of Hawaii at Manoa; Office of the Ombuds ($)
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Establishes the Office of the Ombuds at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Appropriates funds to establish and operate the office. (HB96 HD1)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to HEA, WAM. CHOY HEA, WAM
HB119 HD2 SD1 CD1
Hawaii ABLE Savings Program; Individuals with a Disability and Families
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Establishes the Hawaii ABLE Savings Program by authorizing the Director of Finance to establish savings accounts that empower individuals with a disability and their families to save private funds to support the individual with a disability. Creates the Hawaii ABLE Savings Program Trust Fund. (HB119 CD1)
(S) 7/6/2015- Act 206, 07/02/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1307). BELATTI HSH, WAM
HB124 HD2 SD2
Elections; Voting; Elections by Mail; Absentee Voting; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Requires the office of elections to implement elections by mail in a county with a population of less than 100,000, beginning with the 2016 primary election; and in each county with a population of less than 500,000, beginning with the 2018 primary election. Beginning in 2020, requires all federal, state, and county primary, special primary, general, special general, and special elections to be conducted by mail. Provides places of deposit for personal delivery of mail-in ballots and ensures a limited number of voter service centers in each county to remain open on the day of election to allow voters with special needs to vote and receive personal delivery of absentee, permanent absentee, and mail-in ballots. Makes conforming amendments. Requires annual reports on implementation. Appropriates funds for the implementation and administration of the election-by-mail system. Takes effect 01/07/2059. (SD2)
(H) 4/20/2015- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 641). SOUKI, LUKE, Rhoads JDL, WAM  SB219
HB126 SD1 CD1
Legislative Officers and Employees; Appropriation ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Makes appropriation for the public employment cost items of and cost adjustments for employees of the various legislative agencies. (HB126 CD1)
(S) 6/1/2015- Act 066, 05/29/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1166). SOUKI WAM  SB119
HB133 HD1
Hotel Construction and Renovation; Income Tax Credit
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Provides an income tax credit for costs incurred in hotel construction or renovation. (HB133 HD1)
(S) 3/24/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM. SOUKI TSI, WAM
HB134 HD1 SD2 CD1
Public Transit; County Surcharge on State Tax
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Reauthorizes the counties' authority to establish a county surcharge on state tax for a limited time period, with the surcharge to be effective until 12/31/2027, if adopted. Requires counties to adopt an ordinance to establish or extend a surcharge prior to 7/1/2016. Limits the use of surcharge revenues by counties that have already established a county surcharge on state tax to capital costs. Expands the definition of capital costs for counties with a population greater than 500,000. Amends the definition of "public lands" to include the air rights over any portion of state land upon which a county mass transit project is developed after 7/11/2005. (HB134 CD1)
(S) 7/15/2015- Act 240, 07/14/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1349). SOUKI TRA/PSM, WAM
HB139 HD1 SD2
Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; Renewable Energy; Anaergia Inc. ($)
RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST ANAERGIA INC.
Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Anaergia Inc., with the development of facilities for renewable non-fossil fuel production on Maui. (SD2)
(S) 6/1/2015- Act 072, 05/29/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1172). SOUKI, LUKE ENE, WAM
HB140 HD1 SD1
Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; Chaminade University of Honolulu ($)
RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR CHAMINADE UNIVERSITY OF HONOLULU.
Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Chaminade University of Honolulu. (SD1)
(S) 6/1/2015- Act 073, 05/29/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1173). SOUKI HEA, WAM  SB4
HB141
Civil Service Law; Qualified Community Rehabilitation Programs
RELATING TO QUALIFIED COMMUNITY REHABILITATION PROGRAMS.
Amends the exemption from the civil service laws for personal services contracts for building, custodial, and grounds maintenance services with qualified community rehabilitation programs at a cost of no more than $850,000 by specifying that the $850,000 maximum applies per contract.
(S) 3/20/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM. SOUKI JDL, WAM
HB142 HD1 SD2 CD1
Hawaiian Home Lands; Affordable Housing Credits
RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING ON HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
Requires that twenty-five per cent of proceeds from the transfer of credits be used by DHHL to develop rentals. Requires Kauai County and City & County of Honolulu to enter into MOA with DHHL to issue credits. Extends the sunset date for affordable housing credits for affordable housing developed on Hawaiian home lands by 4 years. (HB142 CD1)
(S) 6/10/2015- Act 102, 06/09/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1202). SOUKI HWN/PSM/HSH, WAM
HB145 HD1 SD2
Tobacco Products; Large Cigars; Excise Tax; Hawaii Cancer Research Special Fund
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Amends the definition of "tobacco products", to include any product containing nicotine, but not containing tobacco. Imposes an excise tax equal to       % of the wholesale price of any tobacco product, other than large cigars, sold by a wholesaler or dealer on and after 1/1/2016, whether or not sold at wholesale, or if not sold then at the same rate upon the use by the wholesaler or dealer. Requires an unspecified amount of the moneys collected under the increased excise tax rate to be deposited to the credit of the Hawaii cancer research special fund. Amends the excise tax rate on the sale of large cigars beginning on and after 1/1/2016 to the lesser of        cents for each large cigar or       % of the wholesale price of each large cigar. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 5/1/2015- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 05-01-15 5:20PM in conference room 225. SOUKI, LUKE, MCKELVEY CPN, WAM  SB401
HB147 HD1 SD1
Criminal Procedure; Eyewitness Identification
RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.
Creates procedural and administrative requirements for law enforcement agencies for eyewitness identifications of suspects in criminal investigations. Establishes jury instructions when the court determines that the eyewitness identification is admissible. Requires the attorney general to establish procedures for the implementation of uniform statewide eyewitness identification procedures. Requires county police departments to develop and administer to law enforcement officers and recruits training programs regarding the eyewitness identification practices and procedures. (SD1)
(S) 3/27/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. SOUKI JDL, WAM  SB147
HB148 HD2 SD2
Crime; Wrongful Conviction and Imprisonment; Innocence Redress
RELATING TO WRONGFUL IMPRISONMENT.
Provides compensation and services to persons who can demonstrate they were wrongfully convicted of a crime and imprisoned. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 5/1/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 05-01-15 at 5:30 PM in Conference Room 325. SOUKI JDL, WAM  SB145
HB152 HD2
Real Property; Partition; Heirs Property
RELATING TO PARTITION OF HEIRS PROPERTY.
Adopts Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act. Establishes procedures and remedies for use in actions for partition of real property involving heirs property (real property held in tenancy in common that meets certain requirements). (HB152 HD2)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to CPN, JDL. SOUKI CPN, JDL  SB134
HB155 HD1
Department of Accounting and General Services; Wailuku State Office Master Plan; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE WAILUKU STATE OFFICE MASTER PLAN.
Requires the department of accounting and general services to develop a Wailuku state office master plan to address the shortage of space in the Wailuku state office building and old courthouse building. Makes an appropriation. (HB155 HD1)
(S) 3/18/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM. SOUKI, LUKE, NISHIMOTO JDL, WAM  SB142
HB158 SD1 CD1
Department of the Prosecuting Attorney; County of Maui; Appropriation ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY OF THE COUNTY OF MAUI.
Appropriates funds to the department of the prosecuting attorney of the county of Maui for the prosecution of cases under the drug court and mental health court programs. (HB158 CD1)
(S) 6/1/2015- Act 065, 05/29/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1165). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) PSM/JDL, WAM  SB227
HB169 HD1 SD1 CD1
Transient Accommodations Tax; Increase; Resort Time Share Vacation Units
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Amends the definition of fair market rental value. Increases the transient accommodations tax imposed on resort time share vacation units by 1 per cent each year to gradually achieve a rate of 9.25 per cent of the fair market rental value. (HB169 CD1)
(S) 6/10/2015- Act 093, 06/05/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1193). LUKE TSI, WAM
HB171 HD1 SD1
Hurricane Reserve Trust Fund; Appropriation ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE HURRICANE RESERVE TRUST FUND.
Appropriates funds for fiscal year 2015-2016 to be deposited into the hurricane reserve trust fund. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/29/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 05-01-15 2:00PM in conference room 309. LUKE, CACHOLA, CULLEN, JOHANSON, JORDAN, KEOHOKALOLE, KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, TAKUMI, THIELEN, TOKIOKA, TSUJI, YAMASHITA, Onishi WAM
HB172 HD1 SD1
Emergency and Budget Reserve Fund; Deposit; Appropriation ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE EMERGENCY AND BUDGET RESERVE FUND.
Provides for a deposit of general revenues into the emergency and budget reserve fund to comply with the constitutional mandate to provide a tax refund or credit or make such a deposit. Makes an appropriation for deposit into the emergency and budget reserve fund. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/29/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 05-01-15 2:00PM in conference room 309. LUKE, CACHOLA, CULLEN, JOHANSON, JORDAN, KEOHOKALOLE, KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, ONISHI, TAKUMI, THIELEN, TOKIOKA, TSUJI, YAMASHITA WAM
HB173 HD1 SD1
Non-General Funds; Repeal; Accounts
RELATING TO THE REPEAL OF FUNDS AND ACCOUNTS.
Repeals and transfers the unencumbered balances of various funds and accounts to the credit of the general fund. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/20/2015- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 641). LUKE WAM
HB174 HD2 SD1 CD1
Health Insurance; Orthodontic Treatment; Orofacial Anomalies
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Requires health insurance coverage of orthodontic treatment for orofacial anomalies. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 7/6/2015- Act 213, 07/02/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1314). TAKAYAMA, BELATTI, CREAGAN, ICHIYAMA, TSUJI HTH/CPN, WAM  SB306
HB179 HD1 SD1 CD1
Office of Elections Package; Permanent Absentee Ballots
RELATING TO PERMANENT ABSENTEE BALLOTS.
Specifies the in-state mailing address in a voter's registration record as the forwarding address for receiving absentee ballots permanently. Requires voters seeking to have permanent absentee ballots forwarded to another address to re-apply for an absentee ballot. (HB179 CD1)
(S) 7/2/2015- Act 174, 06/30/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1275). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL  SB442
HB180 HD1
Ethics Commission Package; Lobbyists; Expenditures
RELATING TO LOBBYING CONTRIBUTIONS AND EXPENDITURES STATEMENTS.
Clarifies the requirements relating to the statement of expenditures to be filed upon the adjournment sine die of a special session. (HB180 HD1)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to JDL. SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL  SB443
HB197 HD2
HSAC Package; Transient Accommodations Tax; Counties
RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
Amends amount of Transient Accommodations Tax revenues allocated to the counties from a specified sum to a percentage of the revenues collected for the counties to address visitor industry impacts on county services and tourism-related infrastructure. (HB197 HD2)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to TSI/PSM, WAM. SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) TSI/PSM, WAM  SB408
HB205 HD1 SD1
Traditional Hawaiian Farming and Crops; Small-Scale Farming; Hawaii State Plan Policies
RELATED TO AGRICULTURE.
Includes traditional Hawaiian farming and crops and small-scale farming to the state planning objectives and policies for the economy. (SD1)
(S) 4/9/2015- Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 363). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HWN/AGL, WTL  SB434
HB206 HD2 SD1 CD1
OHA Package; Hawaii Plants; Public Landscaping
RELATING TO HAWAIIAN PLANTS.
Subject to exceptions, requires all plans, designs, and specifications for new or renovated landscaping of State-developed buildings, complexes, facilities, or housing to incorporate specified percentages of Hawaiian plants. (HB206 CD1)
(H) 7/14/2015- Act 233, on 07/13/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1342). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) GVO, WAM  SB435
HB207 HD2 SD2 CD1
Office of Hawaiian Affairs Package; Native Hawaiian and Hawaiian Rights; Training Course
RELATING TO TRAINING.
Requires Office of Hawaiian Affairs to administer a training course on native Hawaiian and Hawaiian rights. Requires members of certain state councils, boards, and commissions to attend the training course. (HB207 CD1)
(S) 7/2/2015- Act 169, 06/30/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1270). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HWN/GVO, WAM  SB436
HB209 HD2 SD2 CD1
OHA Package; 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, 2015, and ending June 30, 2017. (HB209 CD1)
(S) 7/2/2015- Act 170, 06/30/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1271). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HWN, WAM  SB438
HB210 HD1
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Grants-in-Aid; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO APPROPRIATIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU.
Appropriates funds to the Department of the Prosecuting Attorney of the City and County of Honolulu for the Career Criminal Prosecution Unit and Victim Witness Assistance Program. (HB210 HD1)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to PSM/JDL, WAM. SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) PSM/JDL, WAM  SB423
HB213
Jury Duty; Transportation Costs; Bus Fare
RELATING TO JURY DUTY.
Provides for the payment of bus fare to jurors and prospective jurors as an alternative to the mileage fee.
(H) 4/23/2015- Act 017, on 4/23/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1117). NISHIMOTO JDL, WAM
HB240 HD1 SD1
Enterprise Zones; Seawater Air Conditioning
RELATING TO SEAWATER AIR CONDITIONING.
Expands the types of businesses qualified to receive benefits under the state enterprise zone law to include service businesses that provide air conditioning project services from seawater air conditioning district cooling systems. (SD1)
(S) 3/27/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. SAIKI ENE/EDT, WAM  SB620
HB241 SD1 CD1
SPRB; Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning LLC ($)
RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST SEAWATER AIR CONDITIONING PROJECTS ON OAHU.
Extends the authorization to issue special purpose revenue bonds for Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning LLC. (HB241 CD1)
(S) 6/1/2015- Act 074, 05/29/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1174). SAIKI ENE, WAM  SB619
HB242 SD1 CD1
Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; Seawater Air Conditioning Projects ($)
RELATING TO SEAWATER AIR CONDITIONING.
Extends the lapsing date to June 27, 2020, of the special purpose revenue bonds issued to assist Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning in building seawater air conditioning projects on Oahu. (HB242 CD1)
(S) 6/1/2015- Act 068, 05/29/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1168). SAIKI ENE, WAM  SB618
HB252 HD1 SD2 CD1
Pharmacy Benefit Manager; Maximum Allowable Cost; Contracting Pharmacy
RELATING TO PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS.
Establishes requirements for a pharmacy benefit manager that reimburses a contracting pharmacy for a drug on a maximum allowable cost basis. Requires pharmacy benefit managers to have a clearly defined process for a contracting pharmacy to appeal the maximum allowable cost for a drug on a maximum allowable cost list and establishes requirements for that process. (HB252 CD1)
(S) 7/2/2015- Act 175, 06/30/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1276). EVANS, MCKELVEY, Belatti, Creagan CPC, HLT, FIN
HB253 HD2 SD1
Pharmacists; Vaccines
RELATING TO VACCINATIONS.
Authorizes pharmacists to administer vaccines to persons between 14 and 17 years of age who have a valid prescription from the patient's medical home. (SD1)
(S) 5/7/2015- Act 036, 5/5/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1136). EVANS, BELATTI, MCKELVEY, Creagan HTH, CPN
HB261 HD2 SD2 CD1
Drug Formulary; Posting Requirements; Insurers; Health Plan
RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION.
Requires health insurers, mutual benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations to post and update information on drug formularies via a public website and toll-free number for the benefit of insureds, potential insureds, and providers. Establishes a formulary accessibility working group. (HB261 CD1)
(S) 7/6/2015- Act 197, 07/02/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1298). MCKELVEY HTH/CPN, WAM
HB264 HD2 SD1
Integrated Energy Districts; Renewable Energy; Microgrids
RELATING TO ENERGY.
Requires the PUC to establish a process for the creation of integrated energy districts. (SD1)
(S) 3/20/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to CPN. MCKELVEY, FUKUMOTO CHANG, JOHANSON, C. LEE, THIELEN ENE, CPN
HB268 HD2 SD1
Dentistry; Board of Dental Examiners; Summary Suspension of License
RELATING TO DENTISTRY.
Authorizes the board of dental examiners to summarily suspend a license. Establishes procedures for the summary suspension of a license. Specifies that continuing to practice dentistry, or attempting to do so, while the summary suspension is in effect is grounds for revocation of the license. (SD1)
(S) 7/6/2015- Act 198, 07/02/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1299). MCKELVEY CPN, JDL  SB725
HB269
Psychologist Licensing; American Psychological Association; Accredited Doctoral Programs
RELATING TO PSYCHOLOGY.
Expands doctoral degree requirement for licensing of psychologists to include additional doctoral programs accredited by the American Psychological Association.
(S) 4/20/2015- Act 009, 4/16/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1109). MCKELVEY, BELATTI CPN  SB13
HB271 HD2 SD1
Time Sharing; Time Share; Short-term Product; Right to Cancel; Purchasers; Developers; Bond; Letter of Credit
RELATING TO TIME SHARING.
Provides cancellation rights to persons who contract to buy a short-term product in Hawaii. Allows, until 7/1/2020, disbursement of purchasers' funds to a developer; provided that the developer first posts a bond or letter of credit. Effective 7/1/2112. (SD1)
(S) 4/20/2015- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 617). MCKELVEY TSI, CPN  SB754
HB277 HD1 SD1 CD1
Infrastructure; Community Facilities Districts
RELATING TO INFRASTRUCTURE.
Allows counties to use community facilities districts as a method for repayment of infrastructure development loans administered by the Hawaii housing finance and development corporation to help support infrastructure for affordable housing developments. (HB277 CD1)
(H) 7/1/2015- Act 156, on 06/26/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1257). HASHEM, KOBAYASHI, OSHIRO, TOKIOKA HSH/PSM, WAM
HB278 HD1 SD1
Dwelling Unit Revolving Fund; County Subaccount; County Projects
RELATING TO THE DWELLING UNIT REVOLVING FUND.
Authorizes the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation, upon request by a county, to establish and operate for the county, a county affordable housing subaccount within the Dwelling Unit Revolving Fund. Effective 7/1/2060. (SD1)
(S) 4/30/2015- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 05-01-15 10:30AM in conference room 229. HASHEM, KOBAYASHI, OSHIRO, TOKIOKA HSH/PSM, WAM
HB279 HD2 SD1
Real Estate Brokers; Salespersons; Buyer; Real Estate Commission
RELATING TO REAL ESTATE BROKERS AND SALESPERSONS.
Allows the real estate commission to take disciplinary action if a real estate broker or salesperson for a seller or purchaser of real estate acts in a manner that prohibits a prospective purchaser or seller from being able to retain a real estate broker or salesperson. Effective 11/2/2015. (SD1)
(S) 5/7/2015- Act 041, 5/6/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1141). HASHEM, KOBAYASHI, MCKELVEY, OSHIRO CPN, JDL
HB283 HD1 SD1
General Excise Tax Exemption; Mixed-Use Projects
RELATING TO A GENERAL EXCISE TAX EXEMPTION FOR MIXED-USE HOUSING PROJECTS.
Establishes an exemption from general excise taxes for the development of mixed-use projects incorporating affordable housing units on state or county lands. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/27/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. HASHEM HSH, WAM
HB285 HD1
John A. Burns School of Medicine Scholarship Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE.
Establishes the John A. Burns School of Medicine Scholarship Program, which covers the cost of tuition and fees for a full course of study at the John A. Burns School of Medicine in exchange for a service commitment of five years in the State upon the completion of residency. (HB285 HD1)
(S) 3/25/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM. SOUKI HTH/HEA, WAM
HB287 HD1 SD1 CD1
Judiciary Package; UIPA; Government Records
RELATING TO THE UNIFORM INFORMATION PRACTICES ACT.
Broadens the individual's significant privacy interest under the UIPA to include records that if disclosed would create a substantial and demonstrable risk of physical harm to an individual. (HB287 CD1)
(S) 6/29/2015- Act 140, 06/25/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1240). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL  SB427
HB290 HD2 SD1 CD1
Judiciary Package; Budget; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY.
Appropriates funds for the judiciary for the fiscal biennium beginning 7/1/15 and ending 6/30/17. Effective 7/1/15. (HB290 CD1)
(S) 6/29/2015- Act 138, 06/25/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1238). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL/WAM  SB428
HB293 HD1 SD1
Liquor Licenses; Delinquent Taxes; Certificate of Vendor Compliance
RELATING TO LIQUOR LICENSES.
Allows those applying for liquor licenses to present a certificate of vendor compliance issued by Hawaii compliance express to establish they do not owe delinquent taxes, penalties, or interest. (SD1)
(H) 5/1/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 05-01-15 at 4:30PM in Conference Room 016. MORIKAWA, AQUINO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CHOY, CREAGAN, EVANS, HAR, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KAWAKAMI, KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, OSHIRO, TAKUMI, TOKIOKA, TSUJI, Rhoads, San Buenaventura PSM/GVO, WAM  SB403
HB295 HD1
Journalists and Newscasters; Disclosure
RELATING TO EVIDENCE.
Limits compelled disclosure of sources or unpublished information by journalists, newscasters and persons participating in collection or dissemination of news or information of substantial public interest. Establishes exceptions. (HB295 HD1)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to JDL. TAKAYAMA, ICHIYAMA, Rhoads, Tsuji JDL
HB314 HD1
State and County Buildings; Outdoor Advertising Devices
RELATING TO GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS.
Authorizes the use of: (1) Any advertising device or billboard erected, placed, or maintained upon a county office building if erected, placed, or maintained by authority of the county agency, department, or officer; and (2) Any outdoor advertising device displayed with the authorization of the Stadium Authority on the exterior of any stadium operated by the Stadium Authority. (HB314 HD1)
(S) 3/16/2015- Re-Referred to PSM/WTL/GVO, CPN. SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) PSM/WTL/GVO, CPN
HB318 HD1 SD1 CD1
Naming Rights; Sponsorship; State and County Buildings; Facilities
RELATING TO GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS.
Exempts the disposition or grant of rights to place one or more names on a state or county building, in accordance with applicable county sign ordinances, from the sealed bid process and the fifteen year limitation on concession contracts. (HB318 CD1)
(S) 7/2/2015- Act 176, 06/30/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1277). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) GVO, WAM
HB321 HD1 SD2 CD1
Medical Marijuana; Patients and Caregivers; Protections; Certifying Physician ($)
RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.
Establishes a licensing system for medical marijuana dispensaries. Prohibits counties from enacting zoning regulations that discriminate against licensed dispensaries and production centers. Allows a qualifying patient, primary caregiver, or an owner or employee of a medical marijuana production center or dispensary to transport medical marijuana in any public place, under certain conditions. Replaces the requirement that a certifying physician be the qualifying patient's primary care physician with a requirement that the physician have a bona fide physician-patient relationship with the qualifying patient. Allows persons authorized to use and possess medical marijuana in other states to be treated similarly to qualifying patients in this State pursuant to rules adopted by the department of health after 1/1/2018. Prohibits primary caregivers from cultivating medical marijuana after 12/31/2018, subject to certain exceptions. Authorizes the department of health to conduct criminal history checks on license applicants, licensees, prospective employees of dispensaries and production centers, subcontractors, and persons authorized to enter and remain on such premises. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
(S) 7/15/2015- Act 241, 07/14/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1350). SOUKI, BELATTI, BROWER, CREAGAN, EVANS, HASHEM, ING, KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LUKE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, RHOADS, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, THIELEN HTH/PSM, JDL/WAM  SB1029
HB345 HD1
Conveyance Tax; Controlling Interest Transfer
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Imposes a conveyance tax on the conveyance of a controlling interest of an entity that has an interest in real property in the State. Applies to conveyances occurring after June 30, 2015. (HB345 HD1)
(S) 3/10/2015- Referred to CPN, JDL/WAM. NISHIMOTO CPN, JDL/WAM  SB122
HB346 HD1 SD2
Service of Civil Process Fees
RELATING TO THE CIVIL PROCESS.
Aligns the district court fee schedule for sheriff, deputy sheriff, police officer, and civil process servers on the Department of Public Safety's list for service of civil process to fee schedule established under section 607-8(a), HRS. Increases service of civil process fees. (SD2)
(S) 6/23/2015- Act 125, 06/19/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1225). NISHIMOTO JDL, WAM
HB354 HD2 SD1
Practical Nurses; Registered Nurses; Licensure; Continuing Competency Requirements; Learning Activities
RELATING TO NURSES.
Beginning with the July 1, 2017, licensing biennium, requires licensed registered nurses and licensed practical nurses to submit evidence of completed continuing competency requirements prior to the renewal of the license. (SD1)
(S) 6/23/2015- Act 127, 06/19/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1227). KOBAYASHI, MCKELVEY, WOODSON HTH, CPN  SB735
HB365 HD1 SD1
HPD; Body Cameras; Appropriation; Grant-in-aid ($)
RELATING TO POLICE.
Appropriates moneys as a grant-in-aid to the City and County of Honolulu to purchase body cameras for their police officers and to establish a Honolulu Police Department Body Camera Pilot Program, provided that the City and County of Honolulu provide matching funds on a 1:1 basis. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 5/1/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 05-01-15 at 4:45 pm in Conference Room 312. TAKAYAMA, ICHIYAMA, TAKUMI, Aquino, Johanson, San Buenaventura PSM, WAM
HB376 HD2
Chief Election Officer; Elections Commission; Evaluation
RELATING TO THE CHIEF ELECTION OFFICER.
Specifies that the Chief Election Officer is an at-will employee. Requires Elections Commission to provide notice and reason for removal of a Chief Election Officer. Requires a performance evaluation of the Chief Election Officer after a general election. Requires a public hearing on the Chief Election Officer's performance for purposes of considering reappointment. (HB376 HD2)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to JDL. SAN BUENAVENTURA, LOPRESTI, MIZUNO, Creagan, Evans, Ichiyama, Keohokalole, Nakashima, Tsuji JDL
HB385 HD1
Electronic Smoking Devices; Tobacco; Cigarettes; Minors
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Increases the minimum age in which one can purchase any tobacco product or electronic smoking device from 18 to 21 years of age. Prohibits the sale or furnishing of tobacco, tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices to persons under 21 years of age. (HB385 HD1)
(S) 3/19/2015- The recommendation was not adopted. MIZUNO, BELATTI, CREAGAN, MCKELVEY, RHOADS HTH/CPN, JDL
HB391 HD1 SD1 CD1
Overtime Compensation; Public Works
RELATING TO WAGES AND HOURS ON PUBLIC WORKS.
Allows overtime compensation on public works projects to exceed time and one-half and specifies that if the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations determines that a prevailing wage is defined by collective bargaining, overtime will be at rates set by the applicable collective bargaining agreement. Specifies that overtime compensation and other premium pay rates are those rates specified in an applicable collective bargaining agreement when the basic hourly rate is established by a collective bargaining agreement. (HB391 CD1)
(H) 7/1/2015- Act 165, on 06/26/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1266). KEOHOKALOLE, AQUINO, HAR, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, NAKASHIMA, WOODSON, YAMANE, YAMASHITA JDL, WAM  SB216
HB393 HD2 SD2
Loko i‘a; Hawaiian Fishponds; Waiver; Water Quality Certification
RELATING TO HAWAIIAN FISHPONDS.
Waives DOH water quality certification requirement for restoration, repair, and operation of Hawaiian loko i‘a (fishponds) that are permitted under the Statewide Programmatic General Permit process, administered by the DLNR. (SD2)
(H) 7/14/2015- Act 230, on 07/13/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1339). KEOHOKALOLE, EVANS, C. LEE, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, SAY, Kong, LoPresti, San Buenaventura HWN/HTH/WTL, JDL
HB401 HD2
Automatic Voter Registration
RELATING TO VOTING.
Provides that all applicants for a new or renewed driver's license, provisional license, instructional permit, or civil identification card must either clearly decline to register to vote or fill out the voter affidavit on their application before their application can be processed. (HB401 HD2)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to JDL, WAM. RHOADS, LOWEN, SAIKI JDL, WAM
HB414 HD1
Appropriation; Grants-in-Aid; County of Kauai; Office of the Prosecuting Attorney ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS TO THE COUNTY OF KAUAI OFFICE OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY.
Appropriates funds to the County of Kauai, Office of the Prosecuting Attorney, for the Career Criminal Prosecution Unit and Victim Witness Assistance Program. (HB414 HD1)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to PSM/JDL, WAM. KAWAKAMI, MORIKAWA, TOKIOKA PSM/JDL, WAM  SB1305
HB436 HD1 SD2 CD1
Emergency Vehicles; Move Over Law; Civil Defense
RELATING TO EMERGENCY VEHICLES.
Amends the definition of "emergency vehicle" to include sheriff division vehicles, Hawaii emergency management agency vehicles, civil defense vehicles, DOT harbors division vehicles, DLNR division of conservation and resources enforcement vehicles, and county emergency management vehicles to require approaching vehicles to slow and change lanes when nearing the emergency vehicle when it is stopped for official duties. (HB436 CD1)
(S) 7/2/2015- Act 192, 07/01/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1293). YAMANE, AQUINO, CULLEN, ITO, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, TAKAYAMA, TOKIOKA, TSUJI, YAMASHITA TRA/PSM, JDL
HB437 HD1
Aloha+ Challenge; Natural Resource Goals; Appropriations ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE NATURAL RESOURCE GOALS OF THE ALOHA+ CHALLENGE.
Appropriates funds for the natural resource goals of the Aloha+ Challenge. (HB437 HD1)
(S) 3/13/2015- Re-Referred to WTL/ENE, WAM. YAMANE, BELATTI, CULLEN, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, ONISHI, SAIKI, TSUJI, YAMASHITA, Nakashima WTL/ENE, WAM
HB438 HD1 SD2
Kaho‘olawe Island Reserve Commission; Self-sufficiency Plan; Appropriation ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE KAHO‘OLAWE ISLAND RESERVE COMMISSION.
Appropriates funds to the Kaho‘olawe Island Reserve Commission for restoration and preservation projects. Requires submission of a financial self-sufficiency and sustainability plan to the legislature twenty days prior to the 2016 Regular Session. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/30/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 05-01-15 3:45PM in conference room 224. YAMANE, AQUINO, CULLEN, ITO, JORDAN, C. LEE, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, OSHIRO, SAY, SOUKI, Yamashita HWN, WAM
HB440 HD1 SD1
Forest Conservation and Access; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
Appropriates funds to DLNR for land and natural resource projects related to watershed management plans; equipment for fire, natural disaster, and emergency response; and forest and outdoor recreation improvement. Effective 07/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/30/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 05-01-15 3:30PM in conference room 224. YAMANE, BELATTI, CULLEN, ITO, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, SAIKI, TSUJI, YAMASHITA, Nakashima, Onishi, Rhoads WTL, WAM
HB441 SD1
Construction; Revolving Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO STATEWIDE INFRASTRUCTURE CAPACITY BUILDING CONSTRUCTION FINANCING.
Establishes the infrastructure capacity construction loan revolving fund to provide loans to counties, state agencies, or private developers for infrastructure improvements. Appropriates funds for the administration and implementation of the infrastructure capacity construction loan revolving fund. (SD1)
(S) 3/27/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. YAMANE, AQUINO, CULLEN, MCKELVEY, NISHIMOTO, SAY, TAKAYAMA, YAMASHITA EDT, WAM
HB443 HD1
Office of Planning; Land Use Commission; Appropriation ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO UPDATE AGRICULTURAL SOIL CLASSIFICATIONS AND MAPS.
Appropriates moneys for the office of planning and LUC to update agricultural soil classification system and maps. (HB443 HD1)
(S) 3/18/2015- The committee on WTL deferred the measure. YAMANE, AQUINO, CULLEN, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, ONISHI, TSUJI WTL, WAM
HB444 HD3 SD2 CD1
Transient Accommodations Tax; Special Land and Development Fund; Appropriation
RELATING TO BEACH PROTECTION.
Authorizes the use of certain transient accommodations tax revenues for beach restoration and conservation. Makes appropriations for fiscal year 2014-2015 and 2015-2016. Effective upon approval, except for part 1 which is effective 7/1/2016. (CD1)
(S) 6/16/2015- Act 117, 06/12/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1217). YAMANE, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, CULLEN, EVANS, ITO, C. LEE, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, THIELEN, TSUJI, Lowen, Yamashita TSI/WTL, WAM  SB617
HB448 HD1 SD1 CD1
Women's Legislative Caucus Package; Domestic Violence Fatality Reviews; Department of Health ($)
RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
Requires the Department of Health (DOH) to conduct reviews of domestic violence fatalities, near-deaths, and suicides. Authorizes DOH to enter into memoranda of understanding to obtain information relating to near-deaths resulting from intimate partner violence. (HB448 CD1)
(S) 7/6/2015- Act 203, 07/02/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1304). BELATTI, CARROLL, EVANS, FUKUMOTO CHANG, HAR, ICHIYAMA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MORIKAWA, SAN BUENAVENTURA, THIELEN HLT, JUD, FIN  SB386
HB452 HD1 SD1
Statewide Sexual Assault Services; Attorney General; Base Budget; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO STATEWIDE SEXUAL ASSAULT SERVICES.
Appropriates funds to the department of the attorney general for statewide sexual assault services for fiscal biennium 2015-2017. (SD1)
(S) 3/27/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. BELATTI, CARROLL, EVANS, LOWEN, LUKE, MORIKAWA, THIELEN, Fukumoto Chang, Har, Ichiyama, Matsumoto, San Buenaventura, Tupola JDL, WAM  SB393
HB456 HD1 SD1
County Police Departments; Police Officers; Citizen Complaints; Officer-involved Domestic Violence
RELATING TO POLICE DEPARTMENTS.
Specifies that citizen complaints against a police officer that involve allegations of domestic abuse against a family or household member on the part of the police officer shall not be required to be in writing or sworn to by the complainant. Takes effect on 3/15/2039. (SD1)
(S) 3/25/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDL. BELATTI, FUKUMOTO CHANG, ICHIYAMA, LOWEN, LUKE, MATSUMOTO, MORIKAWA, THIELEN, San Buenaventura PSM, JDL  SB396
HB457 HD1 SD1
University of Hawaii; Appropriation; Title IX and VAWA Compliance ($)
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Appropriates moneys for positions and materials to comply with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013. Requires a report to the legislature on the use of the appropriation and the status of compliance. Effective 7/1/2525. (SD1)
(H) 4/20/2015- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 641). BELATTI, EVANS, FUKUMOTO CHANG, HAR, LOWEN, LUKE, MATSUMOTO, MORIKAWA, THIELEN, TUPOLA, San Buenaventura HEA/JDL, WAM  SB397
HB458 HD2
Human Papillomavirus; Health Information; Public Schools
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year, requires public schools to annually provide information about the human papillomavirus and other vaccines to parents and guardians of students entering grade 6. Requires the Department of Health to develop the information and produce materials and the Department of Education to disseminate the information. (HB458 HD2)
(S) 3/25/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM. BELATTI, CARROLL, EVANS, ICHIYAMA, JORDAN, LUKE, MORIKAWA, THIELEN, Har, Lowen, San Buenaventura HTH/EDU, WAM  SB394
HB459 HD2 SD1
Comprehensive Sex Education
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Specifies additional elements in Hawaii's existing sexuality health education law, including additional criteria regarding implementation of sexuality health education instruction. Requires the Department of Education to provide certain types of information to the public and parents. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/25/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM, with Senators Harimoto and Riviere voting "No". BELATTI, CARROLL, EVANS, ICHIYAMA, LOWEN, LUKE, MORIKAWA, THIELEN, San Buenaventura EDU/HTH, WAM  SB395
HB461 SD2 CD1
OIP; LG; DAGS; Transfer; Administrative Attachment; Attorneys; Civil Service ($)
RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF INFORMATION PRACTICES.
Transfers OIP from LG to DAGS. Clarifies the independence of OIP as an administratively attached agency. Clarifies the employment status of OIP attorneys and the civil service exemption for OIP personnel. (HB461 CD1)
(S) 6/10/2015- Act 092, 06/05/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1192). SOUKI, LUKE, SAIKI JDL, WAM  SB472
HB464 HD1 SD1
Ambulance Unit for Kakaako; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Appropriates funds for the purchase of one ambulance unit and operational costs for one ambulance unit to service the area of Kakaako. Effective 7/1/2060. (SD1)
(H) 5/1/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 05-01-15 at 2:00PM in Conference Room 229. SAIKI, BELATTI HTH, WAM  SB1006
HB467 HD1 SD1
Pulse Oximetry Screening; Congenital Heart Defects; Birthing Facilities; Newborns
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Requires birthing facilities to perform a pulse oximetry test or other medically accepted screening on newborns to screen for critical congenital heart defects. Requires birthing facilities to report certain critical congenital heart defect screening data to the DOH. (SD1)
(S) 7/6/2015- Act 212, 07/02/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1313). CREAGAN, BELATTI, CARROLL, FUKUMOTO CHANG, KOBAYASHI, MORIKAWA, OSHIRO, Hashem HTH/CPN, WAM  SB337
HB481 HD1 SD1
Emergency Medical Services; Advanced Life Support Ambulance ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Makes an appropriation for one advanced life support ambulance to be based in Makalei on the island of Hawaii and to be used from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., and to include a vehicle, equipment, and personnel costs. Effective 7/1/2060. (SD1)
(H) 5/1/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 05-01-15 at 2:00PM in Conference Room 229. LOWEN, EVANS, ICHIYAMA, KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LUKE, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI, TSUJI, Belatti, Creagan, Onishi, San Buenaventura HTH, WAM  SB298
HB482 HD2 SD1 CD1
Coffee Berry Borer; Pesticide Subsidy Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Establishes a full-time temporary program manager position in DOA for the Pesticide Subsidy Program. Imposes a salary ceiling for the position. Appropriates funds for the position. (HB482 CD1)
(H) 7/1/2015- Act 152, on 06/26/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1253). LOWEN, CREAGAN, ICHIYAMA, ING, JOHANSON, KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, LUKE, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, SAIKI, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, Evans, Hashem, Matsumoto, Onishi, San Buenaventura, Say, Takayama, Tsuji AGL, WAM  SB598
HB483 HD1 SD1
Aquatic Life; West Hawaii; Inspection; DLNR
RELATING TO OCEAN RESOURCES.
Authorizes administrative inspections upon certain conditions within the West Hawaii regional fishery management area. Effective 1/1/2016. (SD1)
(S) 3/27/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDL. LOWEN, BROWER, CREAGAN, EVANS, ING, KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, LUKE, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, SAIKI, TAKUMI, THIELEN, Belatti, Cullen, Ichiyama, Keohokalole, Morikawa, Nakashima, Rhoads, Tsuji, Yamane WTL, JDL
HB484 HD2
Renewable Energy; Tariffs
RELATING TO ENERGY.
Requires PUC to establish community-based renewable energy tariff or tariffs by no later than January 1, 2016, to allow more utility customers to participate in renewable energy production and use. Prohibits cost-shifting to non-participants. (HB484 HD2)
(S) 3/19/2015- The committee on CPN deferred the measure. LOWEN, BELATTI, BROWER, CREAGAN, EVANS, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, ING, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, LUKE, MATSUMOTO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI, SAY, SOUKI, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, THIELEN, TSUJI, WOODSON, Aquino, McKelvey, Onishi, San Buenaventura ENE/CPN, WAM  SB1050
HB485 HD1
Small Boat Harbors; Department of Land and Natural Resources; Emergency Plans
RELATING TO SMALL BOAT HARBORS.
Requires DLNR to develop individual emergency response plans for natural and non-natural emergencies that threaten small boat harbors under DLNR jurisdiction. (HB485 HD1)
(S) 3/16/2015- The committee on WTL deferred the measure. LOWEN, CREAGAN, EVANS, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, ING, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, LUKE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI, SAY, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, TSUJI, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, Cullen, Kawakami, Kobayashi, Morikawa, Onishi, San Buenaventura, Yamane WTL, WAM
HB487
Aloha Grant Program; State-funded; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO A STATE-FUNDED COLLEGE GRANT PROGRAM.
Establishes a state-funded Aloha Grant Program, to be developed and administered by the Department of Education.
(S) 3/10/2015- Referred to EDU, WAM. OHNO, CACHOLA, FUKUMOTO CHANG, ICHIYAMA, ING, KEOHOKALOLE, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, MORIKAWA, THIELEN, WOODSON, San Buenaventura EDU, WAM
HB492 SD1
Judiciary; Community Mediation Centers; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY.
Appropriates funds for the judiciary to enter into contracts with community mediation centers for mediation services. Takes effect 01/07/2059. (SD1)
(S) 3/27/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. TAKAYAMA, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CHOY, CREAGAN, HAR, ICHIYAMA, ITO, JOHANSON, KAWAKAMI, KEOHOKALOLE, KOBAYASHI, LUKE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, SAY, THIELEN, TSUJI, WOODSON, Hashem, Kong, LoPresti, Onishi JDL, WAM  SB295
HB493 HD1
University of Hawaii; Center on Aging; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Appropriates funds for a permanent full-time director (1.0 FTE) and permanent full-time faculty specialist position (1.0 FTE) within the University of Hawaii Center on Aging. (HB493 HD1)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to HSH/HEA, WAM. TAKAYAMA, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CHOY, CREAGAN, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, ITO, KAWAKAMI, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, SAY, THIELEN, Luke, Tsuji, Woodson HSH/HEA, WAM  SB967
HB496 HD1 SD2
Family Leave ($)
RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT.
Requires the office of the lieutenant governor to work with the department of labor and industrial relations to conduct an actuarial study on the cost of implementing a family leave insurance program that would allow employees to take up to 12 weeks of paid family leave, including after any leave available pursuant to the federal Family and Medical Leave Act is exhausted, and the effect that the leave may have on the existing temporary disability insurance program and prepare a report to the legislature. Appropriates funds for the study and report. Provides that service workers shall be authorized to earn and carry over up to 80 hours of paid sick leave. Effective 7/1/2059. (SD2)
(H) 4/29/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-30-15 10:00AM in conference room 325. TAKAYAMA, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CHOY, ICHIYAMA, ITO, LUKE, MIZUNO, ONISHI, SAY, WOODSON, Creagan, Keohokalole LAB, CPC, FIN  SB965
HB498 HD1 SD1
Adult Protective and Community Services Branch; Appropriation ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE ADULT PROTECTIVE AND COMMUNITY SERVICES BRANCH.
Appropriates funding for FY 2015-2016 and FY 2016-2017 from the state general fund to DHS for positions within the Adult Protective and Community Services Branch. Authorizes DHS to extend the federal ceiling to increase the amount of federal funds available for the positions within the adult protective and community services branch. (SD1)
(S) 3/24/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. TAKAYAMA, CHOY HSH, WAM  SB968
HB500 HD1 SD1 CD1
State Budget ($)
RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET.
Appropriates funds for the operating and capital improvement budget of the Executive Branch for fiscal years 20152016 and 20162017. (HB500 CD1)
(S) 6/16/2015- Act 119, 06/12/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1219). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAM
HB501 HD1 SD1
Agriculture; Water, Electricity, and Freight Transport Preferential Rates; Public Utilities
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Allows public utilities to establish certain discounted utility rates for water, electricity, and freight transport for agricultural activities, subject to PUC approval. Requires the PUC to define "qualified agricultural activities" and "bona fide agribusinesses". Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/30/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 05-01-15 1:30PM in conference room 224. TSUJI, BROWER, CACHOLA, ITO, OSHIRO, SAY, YAMASHITA, WOODSON, Onishi AGR, CPC, FIN
HB503 HD1 SD1
Drought Mitigation; Appropriations for County Projects ($)
RELATING TO DROUGHT MITIGATION.
Appropriates funds for county drought mitigation projects and measures. Effective 7/1/2051. (SD1)
(H) 5/1/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 05-01-15 at 4:45PM in Conference Room 224. TSUJI, AQUINO, BROWER, CHOY, EVANS, HASHEM, ITO, KAWAKAMI, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, OSHIRO, TOKIOKA, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, Cachola AGR, WAL, FIN
HB507 HD1 SD1
Macadamia Nut Trees; Macadamia Felted Coccid; Agriculture; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with UH CTAHR, to research and develop methods for the prevention and treatment of macadamia felted coccid. (SD1)
(S) 3/25/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. TSUJI, AQUINO, CHOY, EVANS, ICHIYAMA, ITO, KOBAYASHI, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, SAY, YAMANE, YAMASHITA ENE/AGL, WAM
HB508 HD1 SD2
Qualified Producer and Feed Developer Grants; Livestock Revitalization Program; Local Feed Source Survey; Industrial Hemp; Agriculture; Pilot Program; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Establishes within the livestock revitalization program a grant program for qualified producers of certain products and feed developers. Appropriates funds for the feed developer grant program, reimbursements to qualified producers and feed developers for feed cost, assistance to feed developers in the planning and construction of feed mills, and a survey of local feed ingredient sources. Authorizes the growing of industrial hemp for certain purposes under specified conditions. Appropriates funds for department of agriculture staff to implement the qualified feed developer grant program and assist in registration of industrial hemp growers and seed testing. Effective 01/07/2059. (SD2)
(H) 5/1/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 05-01-15 at 4:56PM in Conference Room 224. ONISHI, EVANS, ITO, NAKASHIMA, SAIKI, SOUKI, TSUJI, Lowen, San Buenaventura AGR, JUD, FIN  SB382
HB515 HD3 SD2
Public Lands; Remnants; Definition; Disposition
RELATING TO REMNANTS.
Prohibits the disposition of land as a remnant if the land contains: resources necessary for the exercise of native Hawaiian subsistence, cultural, or religious practices; resources that should be protected or conserved; or public access to public lands. Effective on 7/1/2030. (SD2)
(H) 4/30/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 05-01-15 3:45PM in conference room 224. EVANS, ING, YAMANE HWN/WTL, WAM
HB525 HD2 SD2
State Park System; Smoking or Use of Tobacco Products Prohibited
RELATING TO STATE PARKS.
Prohibits smoking and the use of tobacco products and electronic smoking devices within the state park system. Requires posting of signage prohibiting smoking and the use of tobacco products. (SD2)
(S) 6/23/2015- Act 123, 06/19/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1223). EVANS, ING HTH/WTL, JDL
HB527 HD1
Lifeguards; Appropriation; Kua Bay; Kekaha Kai State Park; Island of Hawaii ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR STATE LIFEGUARDS.
Appropriates funds for salaries and benefits for lifeguards for Kua bay located in Kekaha Kai State Park on the island of Hawaii, an area under the jurisdiction of DLNR. (HB527 HD1)
(S) 3/25/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM. EVANS, LOWEN, Nakashima, San Buenaventura WTL, WAM
HB538 HD2 SD2 CD1
Domestic Violence; Wireless Telecommunications Service Providers
RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
Requires wireless telecommunications service providers to release domestic violence victims from shared service plans upon request and with documentation. Authorizes the family court to order wireless providers to transfer billing authority for or release domestic violence victims from shared service plans upon petition by a victim. (HB538 CD1)
(S) 7/10/2015- Act 219, 07/09/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1320). BELATTI, CREAGAN, ING, C. LEE, LOWEN, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, TAKUMI, Saiki CPN, JDL  SB752
HB540 HD1 SD2 CD1
University of Hawaii; Accounting; Fiscal Management
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM.
Extends sunset provisions with respect to accounting and fiscal management requirements relating to the University of Hawaii. Makes conforming amendments. (HB540 CD1)
(S) 7/14/2015- Vetoed on 07/13/2015 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1327). CHOY, AQUINO, ICHIYAMA, KONG, TUPOLA, LoPresti, Say HEA, WAM
HB541 HD1 SD2 CD1
University of Hawaii; Special Fund
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TUITION AND FEES SPECIAL FUND.
Requires each UH campus to prepare an operations plan, to be reviewed by the President and VP for Budget and Finance and CFO of UH, for each fiscal year. Requires the moneys in the UH Tuition and Fees Special Fund for each UH campus to lapse to the credit of Program ID No. UOH900 (University of Hawaii, system wide support). (HB541 CD1)
(S) 7/15/2015- Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 236, 07/14/2015, (Gov. Msg. No. 1345). CHOY, ICHIYAMA, KONG, TUPOLA, LoPresti, Say HEA, WAM
HB543
Auditor; University of Hawaii; Faculty Workload
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Requires the auditor to audit the University of Hawaii's management of faculty workload one year prior to the expiration of UHPA agreements. Requires the auditor to conduct an audit of the University of Hawaii's management of faculty workload and report to the 2016 legislature.
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to HEA, WAM. CHOY, ICHIYAMA, SAY, LoPresti HEA, WAM
HB544 SD1
University of Hawaii; Cancer Center; Sale or Lease; Study
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII CANCER CENTER.
Requires the University of Hawaii board of regents to study the feasibility of selling or leasing the building that houses the University of Hawaii Cancer Center, or leasing or selling the underlying land. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/24/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. CHOY, ICHIYAMA, KONG, LOPRESTI, SAY, TUPOLA, Aquino HEA, WAM
HB545 HD1 SD1
University of Hawaii; Non-General Funds; Repeal; Transfer of Balances; Establishment
RELATING TO FUNDS.
Repeals various non-general funds and accounts and transfers the unencumbered balances to the general fund. Establishes the University of Hawaii quasi-endowment trust fund. Makes conforming amendments. (SD1)
(S) 3/27/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. CHOY, ICHIYAMA, KONG, LOPRESTI, SAY HEA, WAM
HB546 HD1
University of Hawaii; Educational Benefits
RELATING TO EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS.
Requires UH to provide nonsupervisory employees in blue collar positions with the same educational benefits provided to faculty. (HB546 HD1)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to HEA/JDL, WAM. CHOY, AQUINO, ICHIYAMA, LOPRESTI, SAY HEA/JDL, WAM
HB547 HD2 SD2 CD1
University of Hawaii; Graduation Pathway System; John A. Burns School of Medicine; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Requires the University of Hawaii to provide guidance to students to increase the rate of on-time graduation through a Graduation Pathway System. Appropriates funds for the Graduation Pathway System and to the John A. Burns School of Medicine for repairs. (HB547 CD1)
(S) 6/16/2015- Act 104, 06/12/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1204). CHOY, ICHIYAMA, SAY, Aquino HEA, WAM
HB549 HD1
Attorneys; Public Service; Loan Repayment; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC SERVICE LEGAL LOAN REPAYMENT ASSISTANCE.
Establishes a loan repayment program for attorneys who practice in an area of law related to public service. Makes an appropriation. (HB549 HD1)
(S) 3/10/2015- Referred to HEA, WAM. CHOY (Introduced by request of another party) HEA, WAM  SB635
HB553 HD1 SD2 CD1
Collective Bargaining Units; UH Graduate Students
RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
Allows part-time and full-time graduate student assistants employed by UH to collectively bargain their wages, hours, and other terms; provided that no collective bargaining agreement shall take effect prior to July 1, 2016. Requires UH and the relevant exclusive representatives to meet and report to the legislature. (HB553 CD1)
(S) 7/14/2015- Vetoed on 07/13/2015 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1328). CHOY HEA/JDL, WAM  SB638
HB561 HD1 SD1
Personal Account; Privacy; Employment; Social Media
RELATING TO SOCIAL MEDIA.
Prohibits employers from requiring or requesting employees and potential employees to grant access to personal account usernames or passwords. Provides civil penalties and allows a civil action for injunctive relief or actual damages, or both. Effective 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(H) 4/29/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 05-01-15 10:00AM in conference room 325. LOPRESTI, BROWER, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, San Buenaventura JDL  SB1269
HB562 HD2 SD1
Crosswalks; Arterial Streets
RELATING TO CROSSWALKS.
Requires installation of a marked crosswalk with adequate lighting at newly constructed, reconstructed, resurfaced, or renovated intersection of two arterial streets. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 5/1/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 05-01-15 at 2:45 PM in Conference Room 225. LOPRESTI, BROWER, KOBAYASHI, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, San Buenaventura TRA/PSM, WAM
HB564
Vietnam War; 50th Anniversary ($)
RELATING TO VIETNAM WAR COMMEMORATION.
Appropriates funds for programs, ceremonies, and activities commemorating the 50TH Anniversary of the Vietnam War.
(S) 3/25/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM. LOPRESTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, ITO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, SOUKI, WARD, WOODSON, San Buenaventura PSM, WAM  SB669
HB573 SD1 CD1
Department of Agriculture; Hawaii Good Agricultural Practices Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HAWAII GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES.
Establishes and appropriates funding for the Hawaii Good Agricultural Practices Program to develop and support good agricultural practices for Hawaii farms growing agricultural food products. (HB573 CD1)
(H) 7/1/2015- Act 153, on 06/26/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1254). BROWER, C. LEE, ONISHI, Belatti, Evans, Ing, Kobayashi, Morikawa, Souki, Takumi AGL, WAM  SB222
HB576 HD1 SD1 CD1
Affordable Care Act Waiver; State Innovation Waiver Task Force ($)
RELATING TO THE STATE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT INNOVATION WAIVER.
Narrows the scope of work of the State Innovation Waiver Task Force to facilitate the development of an Affordable Care Act waiver in a timely manner. (HB576 CD1)
(S) 7/2/2015- Act 184, 07/01/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1285). BELATTI, BROWER, KOBAYASHI, MCKELVEY, San Buenaventura CPN, WAM  SB1341
HB578 HD2 SD1
Education; Physical Examination; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, requires a child to provide written documentation of a physical examination performed within the twelve months prior to attending seventh grade. Provides for provisional attendance if an exam is scheduled. Makes an appropriation. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/20/2015- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 641). BELATTI, KOBAYASHI, Brower, McKelvey, San Buenaventura EDU/HTH, WAM
HB581 HD1 SD2 CD1
Hospital Sustainability Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
Continues the Hospital Sustainability Program for one year. Appropriates funds out of the Hospital Sustainability Program Special Fund for fiscal year 2015-2016. Amends various reimbursement rates under the program to certain private hospitals for uncompensated care and upper limit payments. (HB581 CD1)
(S) 6/1/2015- Act 070, 05/29/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1170). BELATTI HTH/HSH, WAM
HB582 HD1 SD2 CD1
Nursing Facility Sustainability Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE NURSING FACILITY SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
Continues the Nursing Facility Sustainability Program for one additional year. Appropriates funds out of the Nursing Facility Sustainability Program Special Fund for Fiscal Year 2015-2016. (HB582 CD1)
(S) 6/1/2015- Act 069, 05/29/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1169). BELATTI, BROWER, KOBAYASHI, MCKELVEY, San Buenaventura HSH/HTH, WAM
HB583 HD1
Long-Term Care Facility; Inflationary Update
RELATING TO LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES.
Provides for an annual inflationary adjustment to long-term care facility prospective reimbursement rates for care provided to Medicaid recipients. (HB583 HD1)
(S) 3/24/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM. BELATTI HSH, WAM
HB586 HD2 SD1
Tobacco Products; Electronic Smoking Devices; Prohibition; HHSC Facilities
RELATING TO USE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND E-CIGARETTES ON HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION PREMISES.
Prohibits the use of tobacco products and electronic smoking devices on premises of the facilities operated by the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC). Requires HHSC to consult with the exclusive representatives of the public sector collective bargaining units. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 5/1/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 05-01-15 at 2:00PM in Conference Room 229. BELATTI HLT, JUD, FIN
HB589 HD1 SD1
Strokes; Coalition; Database; Stroke System of Care
RELATING TO STROKE CARE.
Requires DOH to participate in a stroke system of care. Requires certain acute care hospitals to report data for the stroke database and requires DOH to participate in the stroke database. (SD1)
(S) 7/6/2015- Act 211, 07/02/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1312). BELATTI, BROWER, KOBAYASHI, MCKELVEY, San Buenaventura HTH, WAM
HB600 HD1 SD2
Community Care Foster Family Homes; Private-Pay Clients; Medicaid Clients
RELATING TO COMMUNITY CARE FOSTER FAMILY HOMES.
Authorizes the DOH to allow two individuals in a relationship with each other as a married or civil union couple to be cared for in the same community care foster family home if certain requirements are met. Effective 7/1/2060. (SD2)
(S) 4/30/2015- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 05-01-15 10:00AM in conference room 229. MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, Brower HSH, WAM
HB604
Sakada Day
RELATING TO SAKADA DAY.
Designates December 20 of each year as Sakada Day in Hawaii.
(H) 4/9/2015- Act 007, on 4/9/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1107). MIZUNO, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, CULLEN, HASHEM, ING, KOBAYASHI, LOPRESTI, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TSUJI, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, Kong HEA
HB607 HD1
Early Learning Advisory Board; Neighbor Island Representation
RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING.
Requires that each neighbor island county is represented on the early learning advisory board for a term of office of three years. Appropriates funds. (HB607 HD1)
(S) 3/10/2015- Referred to EDU/PSM, WAM. EVANS, LOWEN, NAKASHIMA, San Buenaventura EDU/PSM, WAM  SB527
HB608 HD1
Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; Waimea Nui Community Development Corporation ($)
AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO WAIMEA NUI COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds up to $45,000,000 to Waimea Nui Community Development Corporation, a private not-for-profit corporation, for the planning, acquisition, and construction of agriculture, renewable energy, and educational facilities. (HB608 HD1)
(S) 3/10/2015- Referred to AGL, WAM. EVANS, LOWEN, ONISHI, Nakashima, San Buenaventura AGL, WAM  SB521
HB611 HD2 SD1
Digitization; Historic Preservation; DLNR; Special Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE DIGITIZATION OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION RECORDS.
Appropriates funds for the digitization of historic preservation records and positions in the State Historic Preservation Division. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 5/1/2015- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on Friday 05-01-15 5:40PM in conference room 224. EVANS, YAMANE WTL, WAM
HB612 HD2
Emergencies and Disasters; Postponed Elections; Disclosure of Election Results
RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Prohibits disclosure of votes cast in a postponed election. Authorizes discretionary withholding of election results unrelated to postponement. Clarifies Governor's emergency postponement authority. Limits postponement period to seven days after an election. (HB612 HD2)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to JDL. EVANS, NAKASHIMA, Creagan, Lowen, Onishi, San Buenaventura JDL
HB613 HD1
Student data; Computer services
RELATING TO STUDENT DATA MANAGEMENT.
Limits and controls the ways in which a computer service provider working with the DOE can use student data. (HB613 HD1)
(S) 3/16/2015- The committee on EDU deferred the measure. EVANS, TAKUMI EDU, CPN
HB619 HD3
Public Utilities Commission; Division of Consumer Advocacy; Electric Utility Companies; Mergers and Consolidations; Standards; Hearings
RELATING TO THE MERGER, ACQUISITION, AND CONSOLIDATION OF ELECTRIC UTILITIES.
Clarifies standards and criteria for the Public Utilities Commission and Division of Consumer Advocacy to apply when determining whether to approve a sale, lease, assignment, mortgage, disposition, encumbrance, merger, or consolidation, of an electric utility. (HB619 HD3)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to CPN/ENE, WAM. C. LEE, BELATTI, EVANS, LOPRESTI CPN/ENE, WAM  SB1271
HB620 HD2 SD1
Compostable Plastic Products; Biodegradable Plastic Products; Labeling
RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
Prohibits labeling of a plastic product as "compostable" or "biodegradable" unless it meets appropriate ASTM standards. Effective January 1, 2112. (SD1)
(S) 3/27/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. C. LEE, AQUINO, EVANS, ITO, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, Belatti ENE/CPN, WAM
HB621 HD1 SD1
Health; Environmental Protection; Synthetic Plastic Microbeads; Marine Life
RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
Gradually prohibits the manufacture and sale of personal care products containing synthetic plastic microbeads to protect marine life. Effective 7/1/2053. (SD1)
(H) 4/28/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 05-01-15 11:00AM in conference room 225. C. LEE, EVANS, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, Belatti, Keohokalole, Rhoads EEP, CPC, OMH, FIN
HB623 HD2 SD2 CD1
Renewable Portfolio Standards; Clean Energy Initiative; Public Utilities Commission
RELATING TO RENEWABLE STANDARDS.
Increases renewable portfolio standards to 30 percent by December 31, 2020, 70 percent by December 31, 2040, and 100 percent by December 31, 2045. Requires the Public Utilities Commission to include the impact of renewable portfolio standards, if any, on the energy prices offered by renewable energy developers and the cost of fossil fuel volatility in its renewable portfolio standards study and report to the Legislature. (HB623 CD1)
(S) 6/10/2015- Act 097, 06/08/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1197). C. LEE ENE, CPN
HB631 HD2 SD1 CD1
New Birth Certificate; Sex Designation
RELATING TO CERTIFICATES OF BIRTH.
Establishes the documentation required when requesting the Department of Health to issue a new birth certificate with a sex designation change. (HB631 CD1)
(H) 7/14/2015- Act 226, on 07/13/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1335). C. LEE, BELATTI, EVANS, LoPresti, Rhoads HTH, JDL
HB676 HD1 SD2
Collective Bargaining; Nurses; Hawaii Health Systems Corporation; Unit (9)
RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
Requires, for collective bargaining for unit (9), three votes for the governor, two votes for the HHSC board, and one vote for the chief justice. Effective 2/5/2060. (SD2)
(H) 4/29/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 05-01-15 10:00AM in conference room 325. NAKASHIMA JDL, WAM  SB163
HB683 HD1 SD1
Hawaii Civil Rights Commission; Investigation and Conciliation of Complaint
RELATING TO THE HAWAII CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION.
Authorizes the civil rights commission executive director to dismiss a discrimination complaint and issue a notice of right to sue after a determination of a reasonable cause of discrimination is made and conciliation fails. Amends the executive director's authority with respect to fair housing to comply with the federal Fair Housing Act. Effective 01/07/2059. (SD1)
(H) 4/29/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-30-15 10:00AM in conference room 325. NAKASHIMA, AQUINO, ICHIYAMA, LOPRESTI, LUKE, SAIKI, TAKUMI, YAMASHITA, Belatti, Keohokalole JDL
HB696 HD1 SD1 CD1
Hawaii Healthcare Workforce Advisory Board; Workforce Advisory Boards; Department of Labor and Industrial Relations
RELATING TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.
Establishes the Hawaii Healthcare Workforce Advisory Board to help increase and strengthen the healthcare workforce in the State. Allows the director of labor and industrial relations to establish additional workforce advisory boards. (HB696 CD1)
(H) 7/1/2015- Act 166, on 06/26/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1267). NAKASHIMA, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, CREAGAN, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI, TSUJI, WOODSON, Keohokalole, Onishi, San Buenaventura LAB, HLT, FIN  SB166
HB697 HD1 SD2 CD1
Auditor; Department of Accounting and General Services; Leases; Facility Agreements; Inventory; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO STATE FACILITIES.
Requires the auditor to conduct a study of various departmental engineering sections that manage general fund capital improvement projects. Requires the department of accounting and general services to undertake lease buyback processing under the program of centralized engineering and office leasing services, facilitate facility agreements between the State, except the DOT, and private investors, and conduct an inventory of all leases of property between state agencies and private entities. Makes an appropriation. (HB697 CD1)
(S) 7/2/2015- Act 177, 06/30/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1278). NAKASHIMA, BROWER GVO, WAM  SB165
HB707 SD1 CD1
Non-General Funds; Repeal; Transfer of Balances
RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS.
Repeals and transfers the unencumbered balances of various non-general funds and accounts. (HB707 CD1)
(H) 7/1/2015- Act 144, on 06/26/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1245). JORDAN, CHOY, CULLEN, KOBAYASHI, LOPRESTI, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, OSHIRO, SAY, YAMASHITA, Ichiyama WAM
HB715 HD1 SD2
Low-speed Electric Bicycles; Bicycles
RELATING TO LOW-SPEED ELECTRIC BICYCLES.
Clarifies the definition of "bicycles" for purposes of county vehicular taxes, highway safety laws, statewide traffic code, and bicycle laws by adding "low-speed electric bicycles" and defining low-speed electric bicycles. Excludes low-speed electric bicycles from the definitions of "moped", "motor vehicle", and "vehicle". Prohibits low-speed electric bicycle riding on all sidewalks. Effective 3/15/2038. (SD2)
(H) 4/27/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-30-15 10:00AM in conference room 225. MCKELVEY, C. LEE, LOWEN, Keohokalole, LoPresti, San Buenaventura TRA, CPN  SB739
HB716 HD2 SD2
Innovative Business Interaction Program; Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism; Hawaii Tourism Authority; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO INNOVATIVE BUSINESS INTERACTION.
Establishes an innovative business interaction program under DBEDT, with the assistance of the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Allocates a portion of transient accommodations tax revenues for the program. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 2/19/2025. (SD2)
(H) 5/1/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 05-01-15 at 4:03PM in Conference Room 423. MCKELVEY, KAWAKAMI, LUKE, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, TAKAYAMA, LoPresti TSI/EDT, WAM
HB719 HD1
General Obligation Bonds; CIP; Lahaina Flood Control Project ($)
RELATING TO THE LAHAINA FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT.
Authorizes the issuance of GO bonds and appropriates funds for the Lahaina Flood Control Project. Requires the appropriation to be matched by county funds. (HB719 HD1)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to WTL, WAM. MCKELVEY, AQUINO, ING, WOODSON, YAMANE, Souki, Yamashita WTL, WAM  SB718
HB722 HD2
Lipoa Point Management Council; DNLR; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO LIPOA POINT.
Establishes a Lipoa point management council in DLNR for the development of Lipoa point. Appropriates moneys for land surveyor services, maintenance services, and development of a master plan for Lipoa point. (HB722 HD2)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to WTL, WAM. MCKELVEY, ING, KAWAKAMI, C. LEE, SOUKI, WOODSON, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Evans, Lowen, Onishi WTL, WAM  SB738
HB727 HD2
Hawaii Health Insurance Exchange; Connector; Plans
RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE.
Amends the definition of "qualified plan" under the Hawaii Health Connector to specify that a plan must be a bronze, silver, gold, or platinum plan for individual plans and a gold or platinum plan for small business health options program plans. (HB727 HD2)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to CPN/HTH. MCKELVEY, BELATTI, EVANS, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI, WOODSON, Souki CPN/HTH  SB744
HB734 HD1 SD1
Housing First Program Rental Assistance Payments; Homelessness
RELATING TO HOUSING.
Defines "housing first program rental assistance payments". Allows HHFDC to make housing first program rental assistance payments from sums made available from DHS through the housing first program. Defines "chronically homeless individual". Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/27/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. HASHEM HSH, WAM
HB737 HD2
HPIA; Mandatory Issuance of Policies; Removal of Moratorium
RELATING TO PROPERTY INSURANCE.
Limits the total number of property insurance policies that an insurer may annually non-renew in a lava zone in Hawaii County during a state of emergency to five per cent of the insurer's policies in force, except for nonpayment of premiums or impairment of the insurer's financial soundness. Bars moritoria on residential property insurance in a lava zone in Hawaii County during a state of emergency if property insurance would be otherwise unavailable. (HB737 HD2)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to CPN, JDL. MCKELVEY, SAN BUENAVENTURA CPN, JDL
HB746 HD1 SD2
Hawaii Cybersecurity, Economic, Education, and Infrastructure Security Coordinator; Secretary; Civil Service Exempt; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CYBERSECURITY.
Exempts the Hawaii cybersecurity, economic, education, and infrastructure security coordinator from civil service. Authorizes the coordinator to hire a secretary to assist the coordinator. Appropriates moneys. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 5/1/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 05-01-15 at 4:20PM in Conference Room 325. MCKELVEY, KAWAKAMI, NAKASHIMA, Luke, Woodson PSM/EDT, WAM  SB746
HB749
Cigarettes; Fee; Litter; Beach Clean-Up Special Fund ($)
RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
Imposes on wholesalers and dealers a beach clean-up cigarette fee per cigarette sold, used, or possessed. Establishes and allocates moneys generated to the Beach Clean-Up Special Fund for litter removal from beach land.
(S) 3/17/2015- The committee on CPN deferred the measure. BROWER, C. LEE, RHOADS, THIELEN, Belatti, Creagan, Ing, Luke, Morikawa CPN, WAM
HB759 HD1
Public Schools; Ideal Room Temperature; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO COOLING SYSTEMS IN PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES.
Requires DOE and DAGS, in consultation with the State Energy Office of DBEDT and Hawaii Natural Energy Institute of UH, to develop a cooling master strategy and comprehensive retrofitting study for public schools and to report findings to the Legislature. Authorizes general obligation bonds and appropriates funds for efficient classroom-cooling demonstration projects. (HB759 HD1)
(S) 3/17/2015- Re-Referred to EDU/ENE/GVO, WAM. CULLEN, AQUINO, HAR, Yamane EDU/ENE/GVO, WAM
HB763 HD1 SD1
Seniors; Executive Office on Aging; Intergenerational Playground; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE ELDERLY.
Requires the Executive Office on Aging and the city and county of Honolulu to establish a three-year intergenerational playground pilot program. Requires reports to the Legislature and the mayor of the city and county of Honolulu. Appropriates funds. Repeals on June 30, 2019. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/24/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. CULLEN HSH, WAM
HB766 HD1
Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation; Appropriation; Micro Apartment Housing Units ($)
RELATING TO HOUSING.
Makes an appropriation for the construction of micro apartment housing units. (HB766 HD1)
(S) 3/23/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM. HASHEM HSH, WAM  SB155
HB767 HD2 SD1
Hawaii Public Housing Authority; Trespass
RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.
Provides that certain areas within Hawaii Public Housing Authority housing projects are closed to the public and amends criminal trespass in the second degree to permit the prosecution of an unauthorized entry or a violation of a written prohibition to enter into the subject housing projects. Clarifies requirements for signage notifying trespassers of illegal entry. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 4/8/2015- The committee on JDL deferred the measure. HASHEM HSH, JDL/WAM  SB123
HB768 HD2 SD2
Hawaii Public Housing Authority; Disposition of Abandoned Property
RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.
Expands the Hawaii public housing authority's power to dispose of property seized, abandoned, or remaining upon eviction in and at public housing projects, elder or elderly housing, or state low-income housing projects. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 4/30/2015- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 05-01-15 10:30AM in conference room 229. HASHEM HSH/CPN, WAM  SB124
HB770 HD1 SD1
Liquor Licenses; Restaurant; Retail Dealer; Brewpub; Small Craft Producer Pub
RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.
Authorizes restaurants with a liquor license to sell beer, malt beverages, or cider for off-premises consumption, under certain conditions. Authorizes retail dealers with a liquor license to sell beer, malt beverages, or cider in non-original packages, under certain conditions. Authorizes brewpubs and small craft producer pubs with a liquor license to sell malt beverages manufactured on the premises or purchased from another liquor licensee for off-premises consumption. (SD1)
(H) 7/14/2015- Act 227, on 07/13/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1336). LUKE, MCKELVEY CPN, PSM  SB1151
HB774 HD1 SD1
Small Business Regulatory Review Board; Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO SMALL BUSINESS.
Makes an appropriation to the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism for the Small Business Regulatory Review Board to hire additional staff. Effective 7/1/2053. (SD1)
(H) 5/1/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 05-01-15 at 4:46PM in Conference Room 423. KAWAKAMI EDT, WAM  SB1188
HB775 HD1 SD1 CD1
International Marketing and Recruitment; Higher Education; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Appropriates funds to the department of business, economic development, and tourism for marketing Hawaii and Hawaii's higher education institutions to international students. (HB775 CD1)
(H) 7/1/2015- Act 157, on 06/26/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1258). KAWAKAMI, CHOY TSI, WAM  SB1187
HB782 HD1 SD2 CD1
Cytomegalovirus; Newborn; Infants; Pregnancy; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE CYTOMEGALOVIRUS.
Requires the Department of Health to establish a public education program to inform and educate women about cytomegalovirus. (HB782 CD1)
(H) 7/14/2015- Act 232, on 07/13/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1341). WOODSON, CREAGAN, Belatti HLT, JUD, FIN
HB792 HD2
Rules of Evidence; Nonresident Property Crime Victims; Video Testimony by Witnesses
RELATING TO EVIDENCE.
Amends the Hawaii Rules of Evidence to authorize nonresident property crime victims to testify in misdemeanor or petty misdemeanor property criminal proceedings by a live two-way video connection. (HB792 HD2)
(S) 3/24/2015- The committee on JDL deferred the measure. MORIKAWA, BROWER, CREAGAN, EVANS, HASHEM, KAWAKAMI, KOBAYASHI, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, OSHIRO, SAIKI, TAKUMI, Jordan, San Buenaventura, Tokioka JDL, WAM
HB801 HD1
Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; SunStrong LLC; Renewable Energy Developer ($)
AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR SUNSTRONG LLC, A RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPER SERVING THE GENERAL PUBLIC IN PROVIDING ELECTRIC ENERGY.
Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to SunStrong LLC, a renewable energy developer, for the provision of electric energy and installation of renewable energy projects in Hawaii. (HD1)
(S) 3/10/2015- Referred to ENE, WAM. ITO ENE, WAM  SB1042
HB805 HD2 SD1
Veterans Disability Benefits; Attachment; Exemption
RELATING TO VETERANS DISABILITY BENEFITS.
Exempts federal veterans' disability benefits from claims of creditors and attachment, levy, and seizure to enforce a court judgment, except in certain child and spousal support cases. Effective 01/07/2059. (SD1)
(S) 4/30/2015- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 05-01-15 2:30PM in conference room 312. CACHOLA (Introduced by request of another party) PSM, JDL
HB810
Philosophy Education; Public Schools; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Appropriates funds for the P4C Program of the University of Hawaii Uehiro Academy for Philosophy and Ethics in Education and for teachers of the Department of Education to train with the P4C Program.
(S) 3/23/2015- Re-Referred to WAM. LOPRESTI, C. LEE, RHOADS, Brower, Morikawa, San Buenaventura WAM
HB811 HD1
UH; Appropriation; Hawaii Educational Policy Center ($)
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Appropriates moneys for two full-time equivalent graduate assistant positions at the Hawaii educational policy center at UH. (HB811 HD1)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to HEA, WAM. LOPRESTI, BROWER, MIZUNO, C. Lee, Morikawa HEA, WAM  SB1195
HB813 HD3
Ethics Code; Task Force
RELATING TO THE CODE OF ETHICS.
Clarifies the fair treatment law by separating out certain limitations placed on task force members from those placed on legislators. Makes clear that legislators are not prohibited from making statements or taking action in the exercise of their legislative functions. (HB813 HD3)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to JDL. LOPRESTI, MIZUNO, RHOADS, Kong, San Buenaventura JDL
HB819 HD2 SD2
Bullying; Child Safety; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO BULLYING.
Requires state and county agencies and grantees that serve youth to adopt bullying prevention policies. Establishes a task force to assist the Governor with bullying prevention policies in the State. Appropriates funds. Effective 1/7/2059. (SD2)
(S) 5/1/2015- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 05-01-15 4:15PM in conference room 329. TAKUMI, AQUINO, CHOY, ICHIYAMA, ING, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, MCKELVEY, OHNO, TSUJI EDN, JUD, FIN  SB845
HB820 HD2 SD1 CD1
Executive Office on Early Learning Public Prekindergarten Program
RELATING TO PUBLIC EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION.
Establishes the Executive Office on Early Learning Public Prekindergarten Program to be administered by the Executive Office on Early Learning and provided through Department of Education public schools and public charter schools. (HB820 CD1)
(S) 6/16/2015- Act 109, 06/12/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1209). TAKUMI, AQUINO, CHOY, ICHIYAMA, ING, MCKELVEY, OHNO, SAY, TSUJI, LoPresti EDU, WAM  SB844
HB821 HD1 SD1
Early Childhood Education; Housekeeping
RELATING TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION.
Amends or repeals provisions of Chapters 302A and 302L, Hawaii Revised Statutes, as related to early childhood education, to clarify the respective roles of the Department of Education and the Executive Office on Early Learning. (SD1)
(S) 6/16/2015- Act 108, 06/12/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1208). TAKUMI, AQUINO, ICHIYAMA, ING, ITO, KONG, LOPRESTI, OHNO, SAY, TSUJI EDU, WAM  SB843
HB822 HD2
Appropriation; Hawaii Association of Conservation Districts ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE HAWAII ASSOCIATION OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.
Appropriates moneys for the Hawaii Association of Conservation Districts to assist with its staffing and operating costs. (HB822 HD2)
(S) 3/25/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM. TSUJI, BROWER, CACHOLA, ONISHI, OSHIRO, SAY, WOODSON, Yamashita WTL, WAM
HB823 HD1 SD1
Agricultural Theft Pilot Project; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL THEFT.
Establishes a two-year Agricultural Theft Pilot Project in the Department of Agriculture to focus on investigating and prosecuting agricultural theft or agricultural vandalism in the County of Hawaii. Appropriates funds as a grant-in-aid to the office of the prosecuting attorney, county of Hawaii. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 5/1/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 05-01-15 at 4:56PM in Conference Room 224. TSUJI, BROWER, CACHOLA, ONISHI, OSHIRO, SAY, WOODSON, Kong, Yamashita AGL/JDL, WAM  SB1199
HB825 HD1
Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs; Transient Vacation Rentals
RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS.
Establishes licensing requirements and enforcement provisions for transient vacation rentals to be administered by the department of commerce and consumer affairs. (HB825 HD1)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to TSI/CPN, JDL/WAM. SAIKI TSI/CPN, JDL/WAM  SB1237
HB827 HD3
CIP; 902 Alder Street, Honolulu, Oahu ($)
RELATING TO A MIXED-USE RESIDENTIAL PROJECT.
Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds and the appropriation of funds for plans, design, and construction of a juvenile services center as part of a mixed-use residential project at 902 Alder Street. (HB827 HD3)
(S) 3/24/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM. SAIKI, HASHEM HSH/JDL, WAM
HB830 HD1 SD1 CD1
DLNR; Historic Preservation; Review; Private Residence
RELATING TO RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY.
Creates an exemption from DLNR historic review for proposed projects on privately-owned single-family detached dwelling units or townhouses that meet certain criteria. Defines "dwelling unit", "single-family detached dwelling unit", and "townhouse". (CD1)
(S) 7/10/2015- Act 224, 07/09/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1325). YAMANE, AQUINO, CULLEN, HAR, ICHIYAMA, ITO, KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OSHIRO, SAY, SOUKI, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, THIELEN, TOKIOKA, TSUJI, YAMASHITA, Rhoads, Saiki HEA/WTL, WAM
HB831 HD2 SD2 CD1
Public Charter Schools; Financial Insolvency; Closure
RELATING TO PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS.
Construes the financial insolvency of a public charter school to be a surrender of its charter. Requires the authorizer to adopt a closure protocol when a public charter school becomes financially insolvent. (HB831 CD1)
(S) 6/16/2015- Act 110, 06/12/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1210). TAKUMI, OHNO EDU, WAM  SB833
HB832 HD1 SD2 CD1
Public Charter Schools; Public School Service Area
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Allows the university laboratory school to conform its student enrollment profile to the standard prescribed by the University of Hawaii college of education in order to meet the University of Hawaii college of education's research requirements. (HB832 CD1)
(S) 6/16/2015- Act 111, 06/12/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1211). TAKUMI, OHNO EDN, HED, FIN  SB832
HB837 HD2
Ivory; Rhinoceros Horn; Conservation
RELATING TO THE CONSERVATION OF ANIMALS.
Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to enforce and create a registry for ivory and rhinoceros horn items that are intended for sale or purchase within the State; provided the age and species of the items can be documented. Provides that only registered items can be sold or bought. Exempts personal possession, acquisition by inheritance, and certain items with an ivory content of less than twenty percent by volume from registration. (HB837 HD2)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to ENE/CPN, JDL/WAM. RHOADS, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, KAWAKAMI, C. LEE, LUKE, MIZUNO, SAIKI, SAY, TSUJI, Keohokalole, Kong, Matsumoto, Ohno ENE/CPN, JDL/WAM
HB840 HD1 SD1
Department of Public Safety; Oahu Community Correctional Center; Halawa Correctional Facility; Construction; General Obligation Bonds; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.
Requires the department of public safety to construct a multi-story correctional facility at the Halawa correctional facility to replace the existing Oahu community correctional center. Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds and appropriates funds for the planning, design, and construction of the multi-story correctional facility. (SD1)
(S) 4/2/2015- The committee on WAM deferred the measure. RHOADS, MIZUNO, TAKAYAMA PSM/HTH, WAM  SB1190
HB847 HD1
Hawaii Health Systems Corporation; Primary Care Training Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.
Addresses primary care physician shortages by appropriating funds for the Interdisciplinary Hawaii Health Systems Corporation Primary Care Training Program at Hilo Medical Center. (HB847 HD1)
(S) 3/25/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM. NAKASHIMA, CREAGAN, EVANS, LOWEN, MORIKAWA, ONISHI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TSUJI HTH, WAM
HB848
Post-Secondary Education; Authorization; Administrative Hearing
RELATING TO POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION.
Clarifies that under the Hawaii Post-Secondary Education Authorization Program, institutions may request an administrative hearing pursuant to chapter 91, HRS, for proceedings concerning denials, suspensions, or terminations.
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to HEA, JDL. ICHIYAMA, CHOY HEA, JDL  SB987
HB850 HD1 SD2 CD1
CTAHR Cooperative Extension Service; Position Funding; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION SERVICE.
Appropriates funds for four critical positions in the cooperative extension service administered by the UH College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources and to be distributed one position to each county. (HB850 CD1)
(S) 6/16/2015- Act 105, 06/12/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1205). ONISHI, BROWER, CREAGAN, EVANS, ICHIYAMA, ITO, KAWAKAMI, LOWEN, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, SAIKI, SOUKI, TOKIOKA, TSUJI, Cachola, Choy, San Buenaventura HEA/AGL, WAM  SB314
HB851 HD1 SD1
Emergency Medical Services; Advanced Life Support Ambulance; Puna; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Appropriates funds to establish an advanced life support ambulance to be based in Puna on the island of Hawaii, including the acquisition of a vehicle and equipment and personnel costs for state-certified emergency medical services personnel. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 5/1/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 05-01-15 at 2:00PM in Conference Room 229. ONISHI, CREAGAN, EVANS, NAKASHIMA, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TSUJI, Lowen HTH, WAM  SB1016
HB853 HD1 SD1
Agriculture Workforce; Initiative; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Establishes a K-12 Agriculture Workforce Development Pipeline Initiative in DLIR to conduct trainings for teachers and school administrators in agricultural self-sufficiency. Appropriates funds to support the Initiative. Effective 01/20/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/27/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. NAKASHIMA, CREAGAN, EVANS, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, LOWEN, MORIKAWA, ONISHI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TSUJI JDL/AGL/EDU, WAM  SB1207
HB854 HD1
Service Charges; Porterage Services; Hotels
RELATING TO SERVICE CHARGES.
Requires hotels to distribute porterage service charges to employees in full or disclose to customers that the charges are being used for other purposes. (HB854 HD1)
(S) 3/16/2015- The committee(s) on TSI deleted the measure from the public hearing scheduled on 03-18-15 2:45PM in conference room 225. NAKASHIMA, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, Keohokalole TSI, JDL  SB1009
HB858 HD2 SD2 CD1
Landlord-Tenant Code; Domestic Violence; Residential Rental Agreements; Early Termination
RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
Permits the termination of residential rental agreements in cases of domestic violence. Specifies additional procedures under the residential landlord-tenant code for instances of domestic violence. (HB858 CD1)
(S) 7/10/2015- Act 220, 07/09/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1321). MIZUNO, CREAGAN, EVANS, MCKELVEY, Rhoads CPN, JDL
HB859 HD1 SD1
Department of Health; Website; Care-home Vacancy; Working Group; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Authorizes the Department of Health (DOH) to maintain a forum on its website where specified state-licensed care facilities may post vacancy information. Requires DOH to convene a working group to discuss and provide feedback on the implementation and maintenance of the forum and posting of vacancy information. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/27/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. MIZUNO, AQUINO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, EVANS, JOHANSON, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, Belatti, San Buenaventura HSH/HTH, WAM
HB866 HD1
Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act; Seller Exemption
RELATING TO THE SECURE AND FAIR ENFORCEMENT FOR MORTGAGE LICENSING ACT.
Establishes a mortgage license exemption for sellers of real property who offer or negotiate terms of a residential mortgage loan secured by the seller's own real property for which the seller is the mortgagee; provided that the seller provides three or fewer residential mortgage loans in one calendar year and the interest rate for the loan is not above the State's usury limit. (HB866 HD1)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to CPN. MCKELVEY, KAWAKAMI CPN  SB756
HB867 HD1
Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems; Basalt Rebar Initiative; General Obligation Bonds; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL SPACE CENTER FOR EXPLORATION SYSTEMS' BASALT REBAR INITIATIVE.
Authorizes the director of finance to issue general obligation bonds to support the Pacific international space center for exploration systems' basalt rebar initiative, including construction of a basalt rebar plant and engineering assessments of the manufactured basalt rebar. (HB867 HD1)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to PSM/EDT, WAM. MCKELVEY, BROWER, FUKUMOTO CHANG, HASHEM, KAWAKAMI, MATSUMOTO PSM/EDT, WAM  SB671
HB871 HD1 SD2
Department of Agriculture; Biosecurity Program; Objectives; General Actions; Program Charges; Private-Public Partnerships; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO BIOSECURITY.
Establishes the Hawaii biosecurity program as a function of the entire DOA. Requires DOA to establish or participate in private-public partnerships to enhance the biosecurity program and quarantine inspection process. Appropriates funds for specified projects. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 5/1/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 05-01-15 at 4:56PM in Conference Room 224. TSUJI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CHOY, CREAGAN, HASHEM, KOBAYASHI, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, ONISHI, OSHIRO, SAY, WOODSON, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Kong AGL/ENE, WAM
HB874 HD1 SD2
Ka Papahana Kaiapuni; Hawaiian Language Assessments; Report; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAM.
Requires the department of education to report on the status and long-term development and administration of non-translated annual assessments in the Hawaiian language for language arts, mathematics, and science for ka papahana kaiapuni students. Makes an appropriation to carry out the purposes of this Act. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 5/1/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 05-01-15 at 4:15 PM in Conference Room 423. ING HWN/EDU, WAM
HB886 HD1
Income Tax; Refundable Food/Excise Tax Credit; Low-income Household Renters Credit; Taxation
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Extends the high-earner income tax brackets established pursuant to Act 60, Session Laws of Hawaii 2009 by an additional five years. Raises the income tax credits provided to low-income households by the refundable food/excise tax credit and low-income household renters credit. Amends gross income thresholds for households qualifying for the low-income household renters credit. (HB886 HD1)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to WAM. C. LEE, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, LOWEN, LUKE, MIZUNO, RHOADS, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKUMI, McKelvey, Onishi WAM
HB888 HD1 SD1 CD1
Loaded Firearm; Intoxication; Penalty
RELATING TO FIREARMS.
Makes it a petty misdemeanor for a person to recklessly possess a loaded firearm while the person is intoxicated. (HB888 CD1)
(H) 5/5/2015- Received notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 699). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) PSM/JDL  SB1153
HB894 HD2 SD1 CD1
Enhanced 911 Board; Hiring of Employees
RELATING TO THE ENHANCED 911 BOARD.
Provides the Enhanced 911 Board with the authority to hire an executive director and employees. (HB894 CD1)
(S) 7/2/2015- Act 178, 06/30/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1279). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, CPC, FIN  SB1063
HB896 HD1 SD2 CD1
Appropriations; Claims Against State ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE, ITS OFFICERS, OR ITS EMPLOYEES.
Makes appropriations for claims against the State, its officers, and its employees. (HB896 CD1)
(S) 5/19/2015- Act 049, 05/15/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1149). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL, WAM  SB1065
HB906 HD1
General Excise Tax Exemptions for Certified or Approved Housing Projects
RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR CERTIFIED OR APPROVED HOUSING PROJECTS.
Ensures that certain eligible housing projects will remain affordable for certain minimum periods to be certified for exemption from general excise taxes. (HB906 HD1)
(S) 3/23/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM. SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HSH, WAM  SB1075
HB928
Consumer Advocate; Public Utilities Commission; Violations; Regulatory Proceedings
RELATING TO THE CONSUMER ADVOCATE.
Clarifies section 269-15(a), Hawaii Revised Statutes, so that the Public Utilities Commission may order the Consumer Advocate, rather than the Director of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, to appear in regulatory proceedings initiated by the Commission to enforce chapter 269, Hawaii Revised Statutes, and related requirements.
(S) 4/20/2015- Act 008, 4/16/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1108). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPN  SB1097
HB930
Emergency Appropriation for the Office of the Governor ($)
MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR.
Makes an emergency appropriation for fiscal year 2014-2015 for the Office of the Governor to meet payroll shortfalls.
(S) 2/23/2015- Act 002, 2/20/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1102). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAM  SB1099
HB940 HD1
Regulation of Tobacco Products
RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS.
Amends Chapter 328J, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to prohibit the use of electronic smoking devices in places where smoking is prohibited. (HB940 HD1)
(H) 4/23/2015- Act 019, on 4/23/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1119). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HTH, CPN  SB1109
HB943 HD1 SD2 CD1
Civil Monetary Penalty Special Fund; Medicare Penalties; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE CIVIL MONETARY PENALTY SPECIAL FUND.
Establishes the Civil Monetary Penalty Special Fund for the deposit of moneys from federal fines assessed against skilled nursing facilities and home health agencies pursuant to inspections conducted by the Department of Health on behalf of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Appropriates funds to the Department of Health for purposes approved by CMS. (HB943 CD1)
(S) 6/1/2015- Act 071, 05/29/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1171). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HTH/HSH, WAM  SB1112
HB947 SD1
Fitness to Proceed; Hawaii State Hospital; Court Ordered Examination Reports
RELATING TO RECORDS OF FORENSIC EXAMINATIONS.
Creates consistency between statutes pertaining to unfit to proceed and acquit and commit regarding the Hawaii state hospital receiving copies of court ordered examination reports upon commitment to the hospital or conditional release. (SD1)
(H) 4/20/2015- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 641). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL  SB1116
HB951 HD1
Notice of Hearing; Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board
RELATING TO NOTICE OF HEARING BY THE LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS APPEALS BOARD.
Allows the Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board (Board) the option to provide notice of hearing by online posting on the Board's webpage if service by first class mail fails to elicit a response from the party. Requires that the online posting be removed from the webpage no less than five business days after the date of the hearing. (HB951 HD1)
(H) 4/9/2015- Act 004, on 4/9/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1104). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL  SB1120
HB952 HD2 SD1 CD1
Public Works Law; Complaints
RELATING TO WAGES AND HOURS ON PUBLIC WORKS LAW.
Ensures confidentiality of a complainant in an investigation of wage and hour violations for public works projects. (HB952 CD1)
(H) 7/1/2015- Act 167, on 06/26/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1268). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL  SB1121
HB966 HD1
General Excise Tax; Nonprofit Organizations
RELATING TO SECTION 237-23, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
Corrects the inadvertent repeal of wording from section 237-23, Hawaii Revised Statutes and provides a retroactive effective date. (HB 966 HD1)
(H) 4/23/2015- Act 018, on 4/23/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1118). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL, WAM  SB1135
HB968 HD2 SD1
Taxes; Liability for Amounts Passed on as Tax
RELATING TO LIABILITY FOR AMOUNTS PASSED ON AS TAX.
Establishes that a taxpayer is liable for any amounts passed on and separately stated as the tax owed by the taxpayer for the transaction in a receipt, contract, invoice, billing, or other evidence of the business activity. Provides for civil penalty and reporting of violations to the department of commerce and consumer affairs. Takes effect 01/07/2059. (SD1)
(S) 3/27/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL, WAM  SB1137
HB971 HD1 SD2
Aloha Tower Development Corporation; Board of Directors
RELATING TO ALOHA TOWER DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
Amends the composition of the board of directors of the Aloha Tower development corporation. Repeals the position of chief executive officer. (SD2)
(S) 6/23/2015- Act 130, 06/19/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1230). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) TRN, FIN  SB1140
HB995 SD1
Agriculture; Food Sustainability; On-Farm Mentoring; Future Farmers of America; 4-H; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Directs the DOA to provide grants to support existing whole system approach, on-farm mentoring programs. Appropriates funds as a grant for existing whole system approach, on-farm mentoring programs. Appropriates unspecified sums to the Future Farmers of America program and, as a grant, to the Hawaii 4-H Foundation to educate and support youth in agriculture careers. Takes effect 7/1/2112. (SD1)
(S) 3/27/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. ONISHI, CHOY, EVANS, ICHIYAMA, ING, ITO, LOWEN, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SOUKI, TAKUMI, TSUJI AGL, WAM
HB999 HD2
Transient Accommodations Tax; Exemptions; Health Care Services
RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
Exempts from the Transient Accommodations Tax, accommodations provided solely for use as temporary lodging by an individual, or the individual's immediate family members, spouse, or civil union partner while the individual is receiving health care services in a county in which the individual does not reside. (HB999 HD2)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to TSI, WAM. CREAGAN TSI, WAM  SB1252
HB1005 HD1 SD1
Veterans Treatment Court; Appropriation ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE VETERANS TREATMENT COURT.
Appropriates funds to the judiciary and the prosecuting attorney of the city and county of Honolulu to support the Veterans Treatment Court. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 4/30/2015- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 05-01-15 2:30PM in conference room 312. MIZUNO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, ITO, JOHANSON, LOPRESTI, NISHIMOTO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, WARD PSM/JDL, WAM
HB1007 HD1 SD2
Drivers Safety Act; Motor Vehicle Licensing; Proof of Residency; Proof of Identity; REAL ID Act of 2005
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER LICENSING.
Creates a limited purpose driver's license, limited purpose provisional driver's license, and limited purpose instruction permit. Provides that limited purpose driver's licenses, limited purpose provisional driver's licenses, and limited purpose instruction permits shall not be acceptable for federal identification and voting purposes. Requires satisfactory proof of identity and Hawaii residency. Effective 1/1/2016. (SD2)
(S) 7/2/2015- Act 172, 06/30/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1273). AQUINO, ICHIYAMA, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, Yamashita TRA, JDL
HB1008 HD1
Blind Pedestrians; Safety
RELATING TO BLIND PEDESTRIAN SAFETY.
Requires the examination for a driver's license to test the applicant's knowledge of operating a vehicle in a manner that ensures the safety of blind or visually impaired pedestrians. (HB1008 HD1)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to TRA/HSH. AQUINO, HAR, ICHIYAMA, LOPRESTI, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, YAMASHITA, Nakashima TRA/HSH
HB1010 HD1 SD2 CD1
Commuter Benefits; Counties
RELATING TO THE COMMUTER BENEFITS PROGRAM.
Authorizes the counties to adopt an ordinance requiring employers to offer employees specified commuter benefits options. (HB1010 CD1)
(S) 7/6/2015- Act 205, 07/02/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1306). AQUINO, YAMANE, LoPresti, Nakashima, Takayama TRN, JUD, FIN
HB1011 HD1
Traffic Code; Dangerous Wheels; Prohibited
RELATING TO THE TRAFFIC CODE.
Defines dangerous wheels and prohibits their use. (HB1011 HD1)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to TRA, JDL. AQUINO, CULLEN, HAR, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, LOPRESTI, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Nakashima, San Buenaventura TRA, JDL
HB1017 HD1
Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act; Residential Mortgage Loans; Seller Financing
RELATING TO SECURE AND FAIR ENFORCEMENT FOR MORTGAGE LICENSING ACT.
Restores the exemptions from the Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act for individuals who offer or negotiate the terms of a residential mortgage loan with or on behalf of an immediate family member or for the individual's own residence. Effective 01/01/2112. (HD1)
(S) 3/10/2015- Referred to CPN. WOODSON, HASHEM CPN  SB474
HB1025 HD1 SD2
Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation; Executive Director Salary
RELATING TO THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
Authorizes the HHFDC Board of Directors to set the salary of its Executive Director in an amount not to exceed that of the salary of the Director of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 4/30/2015- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 05-01-15 10:30AM in conference room 229. HASHEM HSH/JDL, WAM
HB1028 HD2
Procurement Code; Special Innovative Procurement
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
Provides for the establishment of a special innovative procurement process for the procurement of supplies, services, professional services, or construction. Requires the establishment of procedures by the procurement policy board for use of the special innovative procurement process. (HB1028 HD2)
(S) 3/31/2015- Re-Referred to GVO/WAM. YAMANE, CHOY, CULLEN, KAWAKAMI, NISHIMOTO, SAY, TOKIOKA, YAMASHITA, Rhoads GVO/WAM  SB1282
HB1039
Appropriation; UH; Local and Immigrant Farmer Education Program ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE LOCAL AND IMMIGRANT FARMER EDUCATION PROGRAM.
Appropriates moneys to the Local and Immigrant Farmer Education Program of the UH College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources Cooperative Extension Service to support the growth and sustainability of the agriculture industry.
(S) 3/10/2015- Referred to AGL/HEA, WAM. ONISHI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, EVANS, ICHIYAMA, ITO, KAWAKAMI, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, SAIKI, SAY, SOUKI, TSUJI, Choy, San Buenaventura, Tokioka AGL/HEA, WAM
HB1040 HD1 SD1
Invasive Species; Mitigation; Economic Model Formula; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
Appropriates moneys to the HISC to contract with UHERO to establish an economic model formula to establish the impact and cost of mitigating the most significant invasive species in the State. Directs LRB to update its 2002 study to reflect costs and impact of mitigation efforts. (SD1)
(S) 3/27/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. ONISHI, CHOY, ICHIYAMA, ING, KAWAKAMI, MATSUMOTO, OHNO, SAY, TSUJI ENE, WAM
HB1042 SD1
Important Agricultural Lands; Counties; Grants-in-Aid; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
Appropriates funds for grants-in-aid to the counties for identifying and mapping important agricultural lands, preparing the final submission package to the land use commission, and assistance with exploring county incentives for important agricultural lands. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/24/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-29-15 3:30PM in conference room 224. WOODSON, TSUJI, Onishi AGL/PSM, WAM  SB1289
HB1050
Invasive Species; Department of Agriculture; Hawaii Invasive Species Council; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO INTERISLAND MOVEMENT OF INVASIVE SPECIES.
Mandates the Department of Agriculture and the Hawaii Invasive Species Council to perform specified tasks to address the interisland spread of invasive species. Requires annual reports. Appropriations.
(S) 3/10/2015- Referred to ENE/AGL, WAM. TSUJI, BROWER, CHOY, ITO, KOBAYASHI, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, OSHIRO, SAY, TOKIOKA, WOODSON, YAMASHITA ENE/AGL, WAM
HB1051 HD1 SD1
Department of Agriculture; Rulemaking; Declaration of Hawaii Geographic Indication
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Authorizes the DOA to adopt rules relating to the declaration of Hawaii geographic indication for agricultural commodities. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 4/1/2015- The committee on CPN deferred the measure. TSUJI, BROWER, CHOY, ITO, ONISHI, OSHIRO, SAY, TOKIOKA, YAMASHITA AGL, CPN
HB1063 HD2 SD1
Emergency Medical Care; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE.
Appropriates moneys to operate an additional emergency medical services unit in the Moanalua, Aliamanu, Red Hill, Salt Lake, and Foster Village areas. Effective 7/1/2060. (SD1)
(H) 5/1/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 05-01-15 at 2:00PM in Conference Room 229. JOHANSON, ICHIYAMA HTH, WAM  SB1281
HB1069 HD1 SD2 CD1
Small Business Innovation Research Awards; Technology; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY.
Authorizes and appropriates funds for HTDC to provide grants to businesses with a federal small business innovation research phase II or III award. (HB1069 CD1)
(S) 7/8/2015- Act 216, 07/07/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1317). KAWAKAMI, ICHIYAMA, MCKELVEY, OSHIRO, SAY, WOODSON EDT, WAM
HB1071 HD1
Revision Bill
RELATING TO STATUTORY REVISION: AMENDING OR REPEALING VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE HAWAII REVISED STATUTES AND THE SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII FOR THE PURPOSES OF CORRECTING ERRORS AND REFERENCES, CLARIFYING LANGUAGE, AND DELETING OBSOLETE OR UNNECESSARY PROVISIONS.
Amending or repealing various provisions of the Hawaii Revised Statutes and the Session Laws of Hawaii for the purposes of correcting errors and references, clarifying language, and deleting obsolete or unnecessary provisions. (HB1071 HD1)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to JDL. SOUKI JDL  SB1156
HB1072 HD1
Psychologists; Medical Psychologists; Prescriptive Authority; Certificate of Prescriptive Authority; Board of Psychology
RELATING TO PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY FOR CERTAIN PSYCHOLOGISTS.
Authorizes the board of psychology to issue certificates of prescriptive authority to medical psychologists who meet certain education, training, and registration requirements. (HB1072 HD1)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to HTH/JDL, CPN. SOUKI, NAKASHIMA, McKelvey HTH/JDL, CPN  SB748
HB1075 HD2 SD2 CD1
Maui Regional System Facilities; Public-private Partnership; Transfer to Private Nonprofit Management Entity
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Authorizes the Governor, the Board of Directors of the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation, and Board of the Maui Regional System Board to enter into an agreement with a private entity duly authorized to conduct business in the State to transfer any one or more of the facilities of the Maui Regional System to a new nonprofit management entity to manage, operate, and use to provide health care services. (HB1075 CD1)
(S) 6/16/2015- Act 103, 06/10/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1203). SOUKI, BELATTI, BROWER, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, Creagan, Evans, Hashem, Saiki HTH/CPN, JDL/WAM
HB1086 SD1
Environmental Reorganization; Update LRB Study; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
Requires LRB to update its 1985 study on environmental reorganization for Hawaii and assess the feasibility of implementing the findings and recommendations of the 1992 department of environmental protection task force. Makes an appropriation. (SD1)
(S) 3/23/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. C. LEE, BROWER, EVANS, JOHANSON, KAWAKAMI, KEOHOKALOLE, LOPRESTI, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, RHOADS, SAIKI, SOUKI, TAKUMI, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, San Buenaventura, Tsuji ENE, WAM
HB1087 HD1 SD1
Environmental Response Revolving Fund; Barrel Tax
RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
Changes the amount of the barrel tax deposited into the Environmental Response Revolving Fund from 5 cents per barrel to an unspecified amount to support environmental activities and programs. (SD1)
(S) 3/23/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. C. LEE, JOHANSON, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, RHOADS, SAIKI ENE, WAM
HB1089 HD2
Motor Vehicles; Certificates of Inspection
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Requires motor vehicle safety inspections to be conducted every two years rather than annually for vehicles registered in a county with a population of three hundred thousand or less. (HB1089 HD2)
(S) 3/17/2015- The committee on CPN deferred the measure. C. LEE, BROWER, JOHANSON, KAWAKAMI, KEOHOKALOLE, LOPRESTI, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, SAIKI, SOUKI, TAKUMI, TOKIOKA, YAMASHITA, Nakashima, San Buenaventura TRA/CPN, WAM
HB1090 HD2 SD2 CD1
Technology Businesses; Employment Covenants or Agreements; Noncompete Clause; Nonsolicit Clause
RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENTS.
Prohibits noncompete and nonsolicit clauses in employment contracts relating to employees of a technology business. (HB1090 CD1)
(H) 7/1/2015- Act 158, on 06/26/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1259). C. LEE, EVANS, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, SAIKI, SOUKI EDB, CPC, JUD  SB1279
HB1091 HD1
Income Tax; Standard Deduction; Personal Exemption
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Increases the standard deduction and allowable personal exemption amounts for all filing statuses. Increases the number of exemptions that may be claimed by taxpayers who are 65 years of age or older and meet certain income requirements. (HB1091 HD1)
(S) 3/24/2015- The committee on WAM deferred the measure. ICHIYAMA, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, CHOY, CREAGAN, CULLEN, HAR, HASHEM, ING, ITO, JOHANSON, JORDAN, KAWAKAMI, KONG, LOPRESTI, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, ONISHI, OSHIRO, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TOKIOKA, TSUJI, WOODSON, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Keohokalole, Rhoads WAM
HB1092 HD1
Deferred Compensation Retirement Plans; Income Tax Exclusion
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Excludes income received from deferred compensation retirement plans from the state income tax for taxpayers who meet certain income requirements. (HB1092 HD1)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to WAM. ICHIYAMA, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, CHOY, CULLEN, HAR, HASHEM, ING, ITO, JOHANSON, KAWAKAMI, KONG, LOPRESTI, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, ONISHI, OSHIRO, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TOKIOKA, TSUJI, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Creagan, Keohokalole WAM
HB1098 HD2
Mortgage Loan Origination Licensees; Mortgage Loan Recovery Fund Target Balance and Fee Collection
RELATING TO THE SECURE AND FAIR ENFORCEMENT FOR MORTGAGE LICENSING ACT.
Authorizes the Commissioner of Financial Institutions to make adjustments to the collection of fees for the Mortgage Loan Recovery Fund without regard to chapter 91, HRS, to better maintain the intended $750,000 balance in the Mortgage Loan Recovery Fund. (HB1098 HD2)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to CPN, WAM. MCKELVEY (Introduced by request of another party) CPN, WAM
HB1099 HD2 SD2
Outdoor Advertising; Waipio Peninsula Soccer Stadium
RELATING TO OUTDOOR ADVERTISING.
Authorizes the display of an outdoor advertising device at the Waipio peninsula soccer stadium, subject to appropriate approval; provided that the scoreboard faces the stadium interior and is not visible from any thoroughfare. Specifies placement and size limitations for the device. (SD2)
(S) 5/7/2015- Act 037, 5/5/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1137). MCKELVEY (Introduced by request of another party) WTL, CPN
HB1102 HD1
Department of Taxation; Tax Collection; Study
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Requires DOTAX to conduct a study on modernizing the state tax collection system and submit a report to the legislature. (HB1102 HD1)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to WAM. KEOHOKALOLE WAM
HB1107 HD1
Bookmobile; Big Island; Educational Materials; Hawaii State Public Library System; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Appropriates funds for the establishment and maintenance of a bookmobile that shall serve the rural areas of the island of Hawaii. (HB1107 HD1)
(S) 3/10/2015- Referred to EDU, WAM. SAN BUENAVENTURA, CREAGAN, EVANS, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, MCKELVEY EDU, WAM  SB1196
HB1112 HD2 SD2
Hawaii Health Systems Corporation; Audit; Collective Bargaining; Transition; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.
Repeals certain limits on operational authority. Requires the auditor to conduct a financial and management audit of HHSC every five years. Authorizes HHSC to negotiate master collective bargaining agreements for its employees. Authorizes a regional system of the Hawaii health systems corporation, in collaboration with a private entity, to transition any one or more of its facilities to management and operation by a new nonprofit management entity. Appropriates an unspecified amount to the department of budget and finance for an unspecified number of positions to coordinate the review of documents and examine the fiscal implications posed by a transition of any Hawaii health systems corporation facility to management and operation by a nonprofit management entity. Effective 1/7/2059. (SD2)
(H) 4/20/2015- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 641). BELATTI HTH/CPN, JDL/WAM
HB1119
Filipino Veterans; Burial Grants; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO FILIPINO VETERANS.
Appropriates funds for burial grants for qualifying Filipino veterans to provide funeral and burial services and transportation of their remains to the Philippines.
(S) 3/25/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM. CACHOLA, EVANS, KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, MIZUNO, SAY, TOKIOKA, TSUJI, WOODSON, Nakashima, Saiki, San Buenaventura PSM, WAM
HB1126 HD1
Procurement; State Procurement Office; Database; Oversight ($)
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
Requires the state procurement office to establish a database of all government procurement contracts, accessible to each governmental entity. Requires state procurement office oversight of procurement information. Appropriates funds to establish the database. (HB1126 HD1)
(S) 3/24/2015- The committee on GVO deferred the measure. MATSUMOTO, FUKUMOTO CHANG, MIZUNO, Brower, Cachola, Creagan, Evans, Ichiyama, Ing, Ito, Johanson, Kobayashi, Kong, C. Lee, McKelvey, Morikawa, Onishi, San Buenaventura, Say, Takayama, Tokioka, Woodson GVO, WAM  SB1358
HB1127 HD1 SD1
Procurement; Procurement Officers; Education and Training; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
Requires all procurement officers of state and county governmental bodies to attend initial training by the State Procurement Office and regular follow-up training as determined by the State Procurement Office. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 5/1/2015- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 05-01-15 2:40PM in conference room 016. MATSUMOTO, BROWER, FUKUMOTO CHANG, JOHANSON, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, ONISHI, Cachola, Creagan, Ichiyama, Ing, Ito, Kong, C. Lee, Morikawa, San Buenaventura, Say, Woodson GVO, JDL/WAM  SB1357
HB1140 HD1 SD2 CD1
Income Tax Credit; Cesspool Upgrade, Conversion, or Connection
RELATING TO CESSPOOLS.
Provides a temporary income tax credit for the cost of upgrading or converting a qualified cesspool to a septic system or an aerobic treatment unit system, or connecting to a sewer system. Permits DOH, as a pilot program, to certify no more than 2 residential large capacity cesspools as qualified cesspools. Defines terms. Effective 7/1/2015. Sunsets 12/31/2020. (CD1)
(S) 6/16/2015- Act 120, 06/12/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1220). LOWEN, BELATTI, BROWER, CREAGAN, EVANS, ICHIYAMA, ING, KEOHOKALOLE, KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, LUKE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, SAIKI, SOUKI, TAKUMI, THIELEN, WOODSON, Rhoads, San Buenaventura, Yamashita ENE, WAM  SB1272
HB1141 HD2 SD1
Cesspool; Prohibition; Department of Health
RELATING TO CESSPOOLS.
Prohibits new installation of a cesspool and new construction served by a cesspool after December 31, 2016. Authorizes the department of health to develop rules for exceptions. (SD1)
(S) 3/24/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDL. LOWEN, BELATTI, ING, KEOHOKALOLE, C. LEE, LUKE, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI, SAY, THIELEN, Brower, Evans, LoPresti, San Buenaventura, Souki ENE, JDL
HB1147 HD1
Emergency Services Failsafe Program; Medical Services; Emergency Room; Forum for Patient Advocacy ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Establishes a two-year pilot emergency services failsafe program to assist physicians and patients in obtaining a second medical opinion regarding diagnosis and treatment. Authorizes the Department of Health to convene a committee to create a forum related to patient advocacy in the emergency department setting. Appropriates funds for the pilot program. (HB1147 HD1)
(S) 3/18/2015- The committee on HTH deferred the measure. BELATTI (Introduced by request of another party) HTH, WAM
HB1153 SD2 CD1
State Vehicle Registration Fee; Veterans; Exemption; Report
RELATING TO VETERANS.
Exempts qualifying totally and permanently disabled veterans from paying the state motor vehicle registration fee. Requires the Director of the Office of Veterans Services to report the number of qualifying veterans to the Legislature and Department of Taxation. (HB1153 CD1)
(S) 6/23/2015- Act 128, 06/19/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1228). AQUINO, CULLEN, HAR, JOHANSON, LOPRESTI, TAKUMI, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, San Buenaventura PSM/TRA, WAM
HB1154 HD1
Disabled Persons Parking; Funding
RELATING TO FUNDING FOR PARKING FOR DISABLED PERSONS.
Increases the state vehicle registration fee, with proceeds to be deposited into the Disability and Communication Access Board Special Fund to cover the costs of administering the parking program for persons with disabilities. (HB1154 HD1)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to TRA/HTH, WAM. AQUINO, CULLEN, ICHIYAMA, LOPRESTI, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, YAMASHITA, San Buenaventura TRA/HTH, WAM
HB1161 HD1 SD1
Community Health Centers; Appropriations; Affordable Care Act; Medicaid; Health Homes; Med-QUEST Programs; Healthcare ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Appropriates funds to the department of human services to restore basic adult dental benefits to medicaid enrollees and to provide outreach and eligibility services for individuals and families at federally qualified health centers. Appropriates funds from the community health centers special fund to establish health homes. Appropriates general revenues for administrative support for the health homes program. Appropriates funds to the department of health for direct health care for uninsured and underinsured patients at community health centers. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/24/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. MORIKAWA, AQUINO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, EVANS, HASHEM, JOHANSON, KAWAKAMI, KOBAYASHI, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, OSHIRO, RHOADS, SAIKI, TAKUMI, YAMANE HSH/HTH, WAM  SB908
HB1167 HD1 SD2
Tax Credits; Capital Infrastructure; Honolulu Harbor
RELATING TO THE CAPITAL INFRASTRUCTURE TAX CREDIT.
Sets the maximum amount of capital infrastructure tax credits that may be issued in any taxable year at $2,500,000 per qualified infrastructure tenant. Allows any capital infrastructure costs that would result in a tax credit in excess of the maximum amount to be applied to subsequent tax years. Requires a qualified infrastructure tenant to expend $40,000,000 within a taxable year before becoming eligible for the tax credit. Recaptures the tax credit if the qualified infrastructure tenant fails to relocate within an unspecified amount of time following the execution of a lease with the department of transportation. Requires taxpayers claiming the tax credit to submit information to the legislature. Effective 7/1/2053. (SD2)
(H) 4/21/2015- Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Monday, 04-27-15 1:30PM in conference room 309. NISHIMOTO EDT, WAM
HB1168 HD1 SD1 CD1
DLNR; DOBOR; Boating Special Fund; Hiring of Exempt Positions
RELATING TO THE BOATING SPECIAL FUND.
Authorizes use of the boating special fund for planning, developing, managing, operating, or maintaining lands and improvements under the control and management of BLNR, including but not limited to permanent or temporary civil service exempt positions. (HB1168 CD1)
(S) 6/10/2015- Act 096, 06/05/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1196). YAMANE WTL/WAM  SB1273
HB1172 HD1
Tax Credit; Research Activities
RELATING TO RESEARCH ACTIVITIES.
Provides that, notwithstanding the provisions of the Internal Revenue Code to the contrary, the amount of the state tax credit for research activities shall be calculated based on all qualified research expenses for the taxable year instead of on the increase of expenses over past years. (HB1172 HD1)
(S) 3/25/2015- The committee on EDT deferred the measure. NISHIMOTO EDT, WAM
HB1176 HD2
Consumer Protection; Prescription Drugs ($)
RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION.
Prohibits doctors and podiatrists from prescribing more than three sequential thirty-day prescriptions totaling a ninety-day supply of a schedule II controlled substance. Prohibits refills of a schedule III controlled substance more than five times. (HB1176 HD2)
(S) 3/19/2015- The committee on CPN deferred the measure. YAMASHITA HTH/CPN, JDL
HB1177 SD1
DOA; Grant Writing Position; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Appropriates moneys to establish a grant writer position within the DOA. Prioritizes organic and Korean natural farming. (SD1)
(S) 3/27/2015- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. YAMASHITA, TSUJI, Onishi AGL, WAM
HB1179 HD1
Income Tax; Inflation Adjustments; Report
RELATING TO INFLATION ADJUSTMENTS TO CHAPTER 235, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
Provides for annual adjustments to the Hawaii standard deduction, income tax rate brackets, and personal exemption in response to increases in inflation as documented by the U.S. Department of Labor Consumer Price Index. Requires DOTAX to submit a report to the legislature evaluating the adjustments made by the Act. Sunsets 1/1/2020. (HB1179 HD1)
(S) 3/12/2015- Referred to WAM. JOHANSON, LUKE, NISHIMOTO WAM
HB1180 HD1 SD2 CD1
Procurement ($)
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
Requires each chief procurement officer to coordinate with the administrator of the procurement office regarding procurement policies, innovations, and concerns. Requires the reporting of procurement contract data pursuant to the administrator of the procurement office. (HB1180 CD1)
(S) 7/2/2015- Act 181, 06/30/2015 (Gov. Msg. No. 1282). JOHANSON, LUKE, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI GVO, WAM
HB1181 HD1
Income Tax; Basic Standard Deduction; Personal Exemption<