Hawaii State Legislature
Senate bills that have passed Third Reading and were unamended by the nonoriginating chamber
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SB805
Nursing; Practical Nurse; Registered Nurse
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Removes the sunset provision from Act 255, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012, relating to the definitions of "the practice of nursing as a licensed practical nurse" and "the practice of nursing as a registered nurse".
(S) 3/28/2016- Act 002, 03/24/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1102). GREEN HLT, CPC
SB2107
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Pen Register; Definition
RELATING TO PEN REGISTERS.
Amends the definition of "pen register" to include cell phones and other communications devices among those that the numbers transmitted to and from may be recorded.
(S) 4/28/2016- Act 028, 04/28/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1128). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, JUD  HB1663
SB2246
Driver's Licensing; Penalties; Refusal to Submit to Testing
RELATING TO TESTING FOR INTOXICANTS.
Repeals section 291E-68, Hawaii Revised Statutes, regarding refusing to submit to a breath, blood, or urine test for those arrested for the use of intoxicants while operating a vehicle. Makes conforming amendments to section 291E-15, Hawaii Revised Statutes.
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 017, on 04/26/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1117). KEITH-AGARAN, Baker, Dela Cruz, Galuteria, Nishihara, Shimabukuro TRN, JUD  HB1831
SB2256 SD1
Driver's License; Korean Conflict Veterans
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER LICENSING.
Authorizes issuance of driver's licenses with the notation of "veteran" for persons who are veterans of the Korean conflict and persons who served in the armed forces of the Republic of Korea, who fought under the command of the United Nations led by the United States, during the Korean conflict and are currently United States citizens. (SD1)
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 024, on 04/26/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1124). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) VMI, FIN  HB2196
SB2310
Domestic Abuse; Mutual Protective Orders
RELATING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE PROTECTIVE ORDERS.
Prohibits the court from granting mutual protective orders unless separate petitions are filed.
(H) 4/13/2016- Act 004, on 04/11/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1104). L. THIELEN, BAKER, ESPERO, GREEN, KIDANI, SHIMABUKURO, TOKUDA, Inouye, Kim HUS, JUD  HB1905
SB2333 SD1
Marriage and Family Therapists; Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
RELATED TO LICENSED MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS.
Permits marriage and family therapists licensed pursuant to chapter 451J, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to use the title "licensed marriage and family therapist". Makes conforming amendments. (SD1)
(S) 4/28/2016- Act 029, 04/28/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1129). BAKER, ENGLISH, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, RUDERMAN, Espero, Gabbard, Ihara, Nishihara, Taniguchi CPC, JUD  HB1629
SB2341 SD1
Respiratory Therapists; Regulation
RELATING TO RESPIRATORY THERAPISTS.
Makes permanent the regulation of respiratory therapists under chapter 466D, Hawaii Revised Statutes. (SD1)
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 014, on 04/25/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1114). BAKER, ENGLISH, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, Espero, Gabbard, Ihara, Nishihara, Ruderman HLT, CPC  HB1857
SB2511
Broadband; Broadband Assistance Advisory Council
RELATING TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS.
Includes the Director of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism as a permanent member on the Broadband Assistance Advisory Council. Ensures a member from each county is represented through appointment on the council. Authorizes the chair of the council to designate representatives of other interested public and private sector organizations to serve as members of the council or the work groups of the council on an ad hoc basis as needed.
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 023, on 04/26/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1123). WAKAI, CHUN OAKLAND, INOUYE, KIDANI, Dela Cruz, English, Gabbard, Galuteria, Green, Harimoto, Keith-Agaran, Kim, Nishihara, Riviere, Slom, L. Thielen EDB, CPC  HB2549
SB2541
Information Technology; Chief Information Officer; Authorization to Use or Transfer Funds; State Budget
RELATING TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
Authorizes the State CIO to use or transfer funds, appropriated in the 2015 State budget Act, to executive departments and agencies for projects that have been approved by the governor.
(S) 4/22/2016- Act 011, 04/21/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1111). TOKUDA, KIDANI, Dela Cruz EDB, FIN
SB2554
Constitutional Amendment; Disposition of Excess General Fund Revenues (ConAm)
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE VII, SECTION 6, OF THE HAWAII CONSTITUTION, RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF EXCESS REVENUES.
Proposes a constitutional amendment to add alternatives for the disposition of excess general fund revenues. Allows the appropriation of general funds for the pre-payment of general obligation bond debt service or pension or other post-employment benefit liabilities.
(S) 4/20/2016- Enrolled to Governor. TOKUDA, BAKER, DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, GALUTERIA, HARIMOTO, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, SHIMABUKURO JUD, FIN
SB2565
State Housing Sales Program; Repeal
RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.
Repeals the state housing sales program of the Hawaii public housing authority.
(S) 5/2/2016- Act 041, 04/29/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1141). TOKUDA, BAKER, DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, GALUTERIA, INOUYE, KIDANI, KOUCHI, NISHIHARA HSG, FIN
SB2775
State Innovation Waiver, Affordable Care Act
RELATING TO THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT SECTION 1332 STATE INNOVATION WAIVER.
Authorizes the State to submit and implement a waiver from certain provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 013, on 04/25/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1113). BAKER (Introduced by request of another party) HLT/LAB, FIN  HB2478
SB2807 SD2
Consolidation of the Office of Information Management and Technology and the Information and Communication Services Division
RELATING TO ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES.
Consolidates the Office of Information Management and Technology and the Information and Communication Services Division of the Department of Accounting and General Services, including all related information technology functions, in the Office of Enterprise Technology Services under the direction of the Chief Information Officer. Takes effect on 7/2/2016. (SD2)
(H) 6/8/2016- Act 058, on 06/06/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1159). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  HB2278
SB2813 SD1
Guardianship; Gun Control
RELATING TO GUARDIANSHIP.
Requires the courts to provide information relating to adult guardianships to the Hawaii criminal justice data center to disclose to the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Instant Criminal Background Check System database for gun control purposes. Requires the Hawaii criminal justice data center to maintain orders of appointment or information from orders of appointment for use in firearms permitting and registration. Takes effect January 1, 2017. (SD1)
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 019, on 04/26/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1119). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD  HB2284
SB2825 SD1
Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems; Board of Directors Membership
RELATING TO THE PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL SPACE CENTER FOR EXPLORATION SYSTEMS.
Eliminates the ex officio National Aeronautics and Space Administration representative from the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems Board. (SD1)
(H) 4/4/2016- Act 003, on 03/31/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1103). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) EDB  HB2296
SB2838 SD1
Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund
RELATING TO INVESTMENTS OF THE HAWAII EMPLOYER-UNION HEALTH BENEFITS TRUST FUND.
Repeals certain restrictions on investments that can be made by the Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund. (SD1)
(S) 4/28/2016- Act 030, 04/28/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1130). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB2309
SB2841
Employees' Retirement System; Employer Retirement Contributions
RELATING TO PAYMENTS BY EMPLOYERS TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Confirms that employer contributions to the Employees' Retirement System may be made in advance or on a monthly basis.
(S) 4/28/2016- Act 031, 04/28/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1131). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB2312
SB2851 SD1
Property Insurance; Hawaii Property Insurance Association; Lava Zone; State of Emergency; Moratorium; Determination of Availability of Insurance
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Requires the Insurance Commissioner to determine whether residential property insurance is unavailable due to a moratorium on insurance policies in a lava zone during a state of emergency due to lava flow. (SD1)
(H) 4/13/2016- Act 006, on 04/11/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1106). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC  HB2322
SB2856
Office of Consumer Protection; Service of Process; Subpoena; Investigators
RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION.
Clarifies scope of Office of Consumer Protection investigator powers.
(H) 4/13/2016- Act 005, on 04/11/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1105). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD  HB2327
SB2862
Nursing; Nursys; Licensure; Identifying Information
RELATING TO NURSING.
Allows the Board of Nursing to more fully participate in Nursys, a national database for nurse licensees by sharing license and disciplinary action information.
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 018, on 04/26/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1118). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, JUD  HB2333
SB2873
Orders For Immediate Protection
RELATING TO ORDERS FOR IMMEDIATE PROTECTION.
Amends section 346-231, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to address inconsistencies in statutory requirements regarding orders for immediate protection; and allows the Department of Human Services discretion when to seek an order for immediate protection of vulnerable adults.
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 022, on 04/26/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1122). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HUS, JUD  HB2344
SB2874
Certified Nurse Aides
RELATING TO CERTIFIED NURSE AIDES.
Repeals section 346-47 and amends sections 457A-1.5, 457A-2, and 457A-3, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to delete references to the Department of Human Services as licensing or certifying health care settings; and deletes references to the Department of Human Services investigating and disciplining certified nurse aides employed in health care settings.
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 021, on 04/26/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1121). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HUS/HLT, JUD  HB2345
SB2885 SD1
Birth Defects Program; Use of Data
RELATING TO BIRTH DEFECTS.
Authorizes the use of birth defects data for education of health care providers to reduce morbidity or mortality and to increase physicians' knowledge of resources available for families of persons with birth defects. (SD1)
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 020, on 04/26/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1120). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HLT  HB2356
SB2887 SD1
Developmental Disabilities
RELATING TO DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
Amends the definition of "developmental disabilities" in section 333F-1, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to include children from birth to age 9 who have a substantial developmental delay or specific congenital or acquired condition and without services and supports, have a high probability of meeting criteria for developmental disabilities later in life. (SD1)
(S) 4/28/2016- Act 032, 04/28/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1132). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HUS/HLT, FIN  HB2358
SB2934 SD2
Driver License Renewal; REAL ID Act
RELATING TO DRIVER LICENSING.
Ensures driver license procedures are compliant with the REAL ID Act. (SD2)
(H) 4/26/2016- Act 015, on 04/25/2016 (Gov. Msg. No. 1115). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) TRN, FIN  HB2405