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HB50 HD3 SD2 CD1
Appraisal Management Companies; Registration; Real Property; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO APPRAISAL MANAGEMENT COMPANIES.
Establishes an appraisal management company registration program within the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to conform to minimum standards of the Appraisal Management Companies Final Rule and federal Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Establishes registration requirements, standards, and penalties for violations. Appropriates funds from the Compliance Resolution Fund. (HB50 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 118, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1219). MCKELVEY CPH, WAM
HB73 HD1 SD1 CD1
Judicial Proceedings; Contested Case Hearings; Supreme Court; Expedited Review
RELATING TO JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS.
Makes housekeeping amendments to section 14 of Act 48, Session Laws of Hawaii 2016, by removing reference to subsections. (HB73 CD1)
(S) 7/7/2017- Act 099, 07/05/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1200). SAIKI JDL
HB89 HD1 SD1 CD1
Hospital Sustainability Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
Continues the Hospital Sustainability Program for two years. Increases the cap on the inpatient and outpatient hospital sustainability fees to not more than three and one-half percent of the hospital's net inpatient and outpatient service revenue, respectively. Appropriates $70,000,000 out of the Hospital Sustainability Program Special Fund for Fiscal Years 2017-2018 and 2018-2019. (HB89 CD1)
(H) 6/23/2017- Act 059, on 06/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1159). BELATTI, EVANS, HASHEM, ITO, KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, OSHIRO, TAKAYAMA, DeCoite, LoPresti, San Buenaventura HMS/CPH, WAM
HB90 HD1 SD2
Nursing Facility Sustainability Program; Extension; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE NURSING FACILITY SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
Extends the Nursing Facility Sustainability Program for two years. Appropriates funds out of the Nursing Facility Sustainability Program Special Fund for fiscal year 2017-2018 and fiscal year 2018-2019. (SD2)
(H) 6/23/2017- Act 060, on 06/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1160). BELATTI, DECOITE, EVANS, HASHEM, ITO, KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OSHIRO, TAKAYAMA, LoPresti, Onishi, San Buenaventura HMS/CPH, WAM
HB91 HD1 SD1
Acute Care Hospitals; Health Care Facility; Clean Claims; Insurance
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Clarifies that acute care hospitals are covered under the State's clean claims statute. (SD1)
(S) 7/7/2017- Act 090, 07/05/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1191). BELATTI, DECOITE, EVANS, HASHEM, ITO, KOBAYASHI, LOPRESTI, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, OSHIRO, TAKAYAMA, San Buenaventura CPH
HB100 HD1 SD1 CD1
State Budget ($)
RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET.
Appropriates funds for the operating and capital improvement budget of the Executive Branch for fiscal years 2017-2018 and 2018-2019. (CD1)
(H) 6/23/2017- Act 049, on 06/21/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1149). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAM
HB110 HD1 SD2 CD1
Public Employment; Legislative Branch; Ethics Commission; Auditor; Legislative Reference Bureau; Ombudsman; Legislative Officers and Employees; Collective Bargaining; Raises; Salary Increases; Appropriation ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Makes an appropriation for the public employment cost items and cost adjustments for employees of the various legislative agencies who are excluded from collective bargaining. (HB110 CD1)
(H) 5/23/2017- Act 021, on 05/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1121). SOUKI JDL, WAM
HB141 HD1
Repeal of Non-General Funds; Transfer of Balances; Governor; Office of Hawaiian Affairs; Department of Education
RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS.
Repeals and abolishes various non-general funds of GOV, OHA, and DOE, as recommended by the Auditor in Auditor's Report Nos. 16-09, 16-10, and 16-11, and transfers unencumbered balances. (HB141 HD1)
(H) 4/26/2017- Act 002, on 04/26/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1102). LUKE WAM
HB143 SD1 CD1
State Bonds
RELATING TO STATE BONDS.
Authorizes issuance of general obligation bonds. Makes findings required by Article VII, Section 13, of the State Constitution to declare that issuance of authorized bonds will not cause the debt limit to be exceeded. (HB143 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 127, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1228). LUKE, CULLEN WAM
HB144 HD1 SD1 CD1
Mitigation of Hazardous Situations Statewide ($)
RELATING TO THE MITIGATION OF HAZARDOUS SITUATIONS STATEWIDE.
Appropriates moneys for the mitigating of hazardous situations based on an appropriation that is scheduled to lapse on 6/30/2017. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 121, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1222). LUKE PSM, WAM  SB604
HB147 HD1
Net Income Tax; Tax Credit
RELATING TO AMENDING OR REPEALING HAWAII NET INCOME TAX LAWS FOR THE PURPOSE OF DELETING OBSOLETE OR UNNECESSARY PROVISIONS.
Repeals various sections of Hawaii net income tax laws for the purpose of deleting obsolete and unnecessary provisions. (HB147 HD1)
(H) 4/26/2017- Act 003, on 04/26/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1103). LUKE WAM
HB165 HD1 SD2 CD1
Sunshine Law; Public Agency Meetings and Records
RELATING TO PUBLIC MEETINGS.
Requires state and county boards to make meeting documents available to the public. Clarifies notice requirements. Accounts for electronic documents and notices. (HB165 CD1)
(S) 6/29/2017- Act 064, 06/30/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1165). NISHIMOTO JUD, FIN
HB186 HD1 SD2 CD1
Coffee Berry Borer; Subsidy Program
RELATING TO COFFEE BERRY BORER BEETLE.
Extends the sunset date for the Coffee Berry Borer Pesticide Subsidy Program until June 30, 2021, for the purchase of pesticides containing Beauveria bassiana to combat the coffee berry borer. Provides that no single coffee grower shall receive more than $6,000 per year in subsidies between June 30, 2018, and July 1, 2021. (HB186 CD1)
(S) 7/6/2017- Act 065, 06/30/3017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1166). Enactment date amended to 06/30/2017 by Gov. Msg. No. 1332. LOWEN, CREAGAN, EVANS, ING, KEOHOKALOLE, C. LEE, LUKE, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, San Buenaventura AEN, WAM
HB192 HD2 SD1 CD1
Homeowners' Associations; Planned Community Associations; Meetings; Voting; Proxies
RELATING TO HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATIONS.
Expands the law on planned community associations to apply to certain homeowners' associations. Clarifies that if a proxy is a standard proxy form authorized by an association, and the proxy is returned with no box checked or more than one box checked, the proxy shall be counted for quorum purposes only. (HB192 CD1)
(S) 7/7/2017- Act 101, 07/05/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1202). SAN BUENAVENTURA, LOPRESTI, MCKELVEY, NAKASHIMA, Creagan, Evans, Lowen CPC, IAC, JUD
HB208 HD2 SD2 CD1
Workers' Compensation; Order of Wage Payment Violation; Establishment; Enforcement; Penalties
RELATING TO LABOR.
Amends the requirements for a court to enjoin an employer who has not secured compensation coverage for employees. Authorizes the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to issue an order of wage payment violation to the employer in violation of provisions regarding payment of wages and other compensation. Establishes penalties, enforcement, and appeal procedures related to orders of wage payment violations. (HB208 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 135, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1236). JOHANSON, HOLT JDL, WAM
HB209 HD1 SD1 CD1
Earned Income Tax Credit; Income Tax Rates; Refundable Food/Excise Tax Credit
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Establishes a state earned income tax credit. Changes income tax rates after 12/31/17. Repeals the sunset date for amendments made to the refundable food/excise tax credit by Act 223, SLH 2015. (HB209 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 107, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1208). JOHANSON, BELATTI, CULLEN, HOLT, C. LEE, LOWEN, LUKE, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, QUINLAN, SAIKI WAM
HB213 HD1 SD1 CD1
Family Leave; Sibling
RELATING TO FAMILY LEAVE.
Permits an employee to take family leave in order to care for the employee's sibling with a serious health condition. Specifies notice and certification requirements. (HB213 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 128, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1229). JOHANSON, BELATTI, HOLT, LUKE JDL, WAM
HB235 HD1 SD1 CD1
Motor Vehicle Insurance; Personal Injury Protection Benefits; Acupuncture Treatments
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Specifies that the authorized benefit for acupuncture treatments allowed under personal injury protection benefits provided through motor vehicle insurance shall be tied to the charges, and any subsequent increases in charges, permissible under the workers' compensation supplemental medical fee schedule. (HB235 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 124, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1225). MCKELVEY (Introduced by request of another party) CPH, WAM
HB239 HD2 SD1 CD1
Condominiums; Associations; Meetings; Voting; Proxies
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
Clarifies that if a proxy is a standard proxy form authorized by a condominium association, and the proxy is returned with no box checked or more than one box checked, the proxy shall be counted for quorum purposes only. (HB239 CD1)
(S) 7/6/2017- Act 073, 07/03/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1174). MCKELVEY CPH
HB279 HD1 SD1 CD1
Campaign Spending Commission Package; Campaign Expenditures; Coordinated Activity; Dissemination; Distribution; Republication; Campaign Material
RELATING TO CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS AND EXPENDITURES.
Specifies that certain types of dissemination, distribution, republication, and use of certain types of campaign materials or the financing of such by any person shall not be considered a contribution to a candidate. (HB279 CD1)
(S) 7/7/2017- Act 098, 07/05/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1199). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL
HB280 HD1 SD1 CD1
Campaign Spending Commission Package; Candidate Committee Reports
RELATING TO CANDIDATE COMMITTEE REPORTS.
Clarifies the due dates of preliminary, final, and supplemental reports of candidate committees to be submitted to the Campaign Spending Commission. Requires that a candidate who is elected and is sworn into office prior to thirty calendar days after a general, subsequent, subsequent special, or subsequent nonpartisan election file the final election period report three business days before the date the candidate is to be sworn into office. Requires that the supplemental report for candidate committees due on January 31 be filed annually. (HB280 CD1)
(S) 7/7/2017- Act 097, 07/05/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1198). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL
HB281 HD1 SD1 CD1
Failure to File a Report or Corrected Report; Publishing Names of Violators
RELATING TO THE FAILURE TO FILE A REPORT WITH THE CAMPAIGN SPENDING COMMISSION.
Requires the Campaign Spending Commission to publish on its website the names of all candidate and noncandidate committees that fail to file a report or to correct a report within two weeks of the Commission's notice to correct. (HB281 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 108, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1209). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL
HB282 HD1 SD1 CD1
Campaign Spending Commission Package; Noncandidate Committees; Second Preliminary General Report
RELATING TO CAMPAIGN SPENDING.
Clarifies that increased fines may apply if a noncandidate committee fails to timely file a second preliminary general report. (HB282 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 109, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1210). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL
HB301 HD1 SD1 CD1
Certiorari; Writ; Response; Time; Extension
RELATING TO RESPONSE TO WRIT FOR CERTIORARI.
Requires the clerk of the court to grant a single extension of not more than fifteen days to file with the Supreme Court a response to an application for writ of certiorari upon a party's timely written request. (HB301 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 112, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1213). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL
HB306 HD2 SD2 CD1
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Continuous Alcohol Monitoring; Driving Under the Influence
RELATING TO CONTINUOUS ALCOHOL MONITORING FOR REPEAT OFFENDERS.
Authorizing the fitting of a continuous alcohol monitoring device on persons charged for operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant or habitually operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant if the person: (1) Is a repeat intoxicated driver; or (2) Is currently awaiting a pending criminal investigation or prosecution for one or more prior charges of operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant or habitually operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant. Establishes a process for certain persons to receive financial relief for the cost of the monitoring devices. Requires the administrative director of the courts to submit a report to the legislature evaluating the effectiveness of the alcohol monitoring devices and any known effect on the ignition interlock devices. (HB306 CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 201, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1315). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) TRN, JUD, FIN
HB335 HD2 SD1 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 fiscal years 2017-2018 and 2018-2019. (CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 131, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1232). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HWN, WAM
HB374 HD2 SD2
Dental Assistants; Certification; Auditor
RELATING TO DENTAL ASSISTANTS.
Requires the auditor to conduct a study on the effects of regulation of dental assistants in the State via the certification requirements for dental assistants offered by Kapiolani community college. (SD2)
(S) 7/7/2017- Act 084, 07/05/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1185). EVANS HLT/IAC, CPC, FIN
HB423 HD2 SD2 CD1
Film; Digital Media Industry; Tax Credit
RELATING TO FILM AND DIGITAL MEDIA INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT.
Amends the qualifications a production must meet in order to claim the credit. Caps the annual amount of tax credits that may be claimed at $35,000,000. Extends the sunset date to January 1, 2026. Requires DBEDT to submit an annual report to the Legislature regarding the activities and expenditures of the tax credit. Clarifies that no rule shall be adopted to expand the scope of the tax credit where the rule conflicts with legislative intent. Requires certain film productions claiming the tax credit to hire an independent third party certification of qualified production costs eligible for the credit. Requires DBEDT, in collaboration with DOTAX, to submit to the Governor and the Legislature a report on the number of jobs created in the State and the fiscal impact of every film production receiving the tax credit in the State. (HB423 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 143, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1244). WOODSON, AQUINO, EVANS, HASHEM, KONG, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, YAMANE, Ichiyama, LoPresti, Oshiro ETT, WAM/JDL  SB1060
HB425 HD1 SD3 CD1
Code of Ethics; University of Hawaii; Technology Transfer Activities
RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Makes certain sections of the Code of Ethics inapplicable to technology transfer activities sponsored by University of Hawaii if the activities comply with the regulatory framework and research compliance program approved by the Board of Regents. Requires the Board of Regents to submit written status reports to the Legislature every year. Repeals on June 30, 2022. (HB425 CD1)
(S) 6/22/2017- Act 038, 06/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1138). WOODSON, CREAGAN, EVANS, HAR, HASHEM, MATSUMOTO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, ONISHI, SAIKI, SAY, SOUKI, Todd HRE, JDL  SB138
HB427 HD2 SD1 CD1
Light Pollution; Dark Night Skies Protection Advisory Committee; University of Hawaii
RELATING TO DARK NIGHT SKIES PROTECTION.
Establishes a Dark Night Skies Protection Advisory Committee to assist the University of Hawaii in developing a statewide dark night skies protection strategy. (HB427 CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 185, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1299). WOODSON, CREAGAN, EVANS, HAR, HASHEM, ING, MATSUMOTO, OHNO, SAIKI, SOUKI, TODD EEP, HED, FIN  SB140
HB428 HD1 SD1 CD1
Physician Workforce Assessment Fee; John A. Burns School of Medicine
RELATING TO PHYSICIAN WORKFORCE ASSESSMENT.
Allows the John A. Burns School of Medicine to continue to receive a portion of the physician workforce assessment fee for ongoing physician workforce assessment and planning to support the recruitment and retention of physicians in the State, particularly those in rural and medically underserved areas. (HB428 CD1)
(S) 6/22/2017- Act 040, 06/20/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1140). WOODSON, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, EVANS, HAR, HASHEM, ING, MATSUMOTO, MORIKAWA, OHNO, ONISHI, SAIKI, SAY, SOUKI, TODD HRE/CPH, WAM  SB141
HB451 HD1 SD2 CD1
Hawaiian Home Lands; Successors; Blood Quantum
RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
Reduces the minimum Hawaiian blood quantum requirement of certain successors to lessees of Hawaiian home lands from one-quarter to one thirty-second. (HB451 CD1)
(S) 7/7/2017- Act 080, 07/05/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1181). DECOITE, CREAGAN, EVANS, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, ING, KEOHOKALOLE, KONG, MORIKAWA, TOKIOKA, TUPOLA, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, Gates, San Buenaventura HWN, JDL  SB849
HB453 HD1 SD1 CD1
Department of Agriculture; Grant; Food Safety; Certification Costs; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Requires the Department of Agriculture to provide grants to farmers to assist them in paying for the costs of compliance with the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, FDA regulations, and state food safety laws. Appropriates funds. (HB453 CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 183, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1297). DECOITE, CREAGAN, EVANS, HAR, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, KONG, LOPRESTI, ONISHI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, TOKIOKA, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, Gates, Ing AEN, WAM
HB459 HD1 SD1 CD1
Firearms; Denial of Permit; Written Notice
RELATING TO FIREARMS.
Requires written notice to certain law enforcement agencies, the court that issued a protective or restraining order on an applicant, and the applicant's probation or parole officer, as applicable, upon the denial of a permit because of federal or state law. (HB459 CD1)
(S) 6/30/2017- Act 063, 06/29/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1164). TAKAYAMA, BELATTI, CREAGAN, DECOITE, LOPRESTI, QUINLAN, Gates JDL
HB478 HD1 SD1 CD1
Kulani Correctional Facility; Waiawa Correctional Facility; Agriculture Operations; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
Appropriates funds for full-time temporary agricultural management positions and equipment expenses for Kulani and Waiawa correctional facilities' agriculture operations. (HB478 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 119, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1220). ONISHI, CREAGAN, DECOITE, HAR, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, OSHIRO, TAKAYAMA, TODD PSM/AEN, WAM  SB613
HB498 HD1 SD1 CD1
Executive Office on Early Learning; Early Learning System; Early Learning Advisory Board
RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING.
Broadens the scope of the Early Learning Program to include early childhood development. Expands the function of the Early Learning Board beyond an advisory capacity and amends the composition and powers of some board members. Allows the Early Learning Board to appoint the director of the Executive Office on Early Learning. (HB498 CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 202, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1316). TAKUMI, OHNO EDU, WAM  SB687
HB508 HD1 SD1 CD1
Government; Ethics; Fine Increases; Settlement Agreement
RELATING TO ETHICS.
Increases the maximum administrative fines for ethics violations. Clarifies the assessment of fines in the context of a settlement agreement. (HB508 CD1)
(H) 6/23/2017- Act 050, on 06/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1150). NISHIMOTO JDL
HB511 HD1 SD1 CD1
State Ethics Commission; Lobbyist Law; Lobbying; Enforcement
RELATING TO LOBBYISTS.
Clarifies the laws governing lobbyists by amending the definitions of "expenditure," "lobbyist," and "lobbying." Allows a former employer of a lobbyist to file a notice of termination of employment. Amends requirements for expenditure reports covering special sessions of the legislature. Requires the posting of lobbyist registration statements on the state ethics commission's website within a reasonable time after filing and the posting shall remain on the website for at least four years. Increases the maximum administrative fine from $500 to $1,000 for each violation of the lobbying law. (HB511 CD1)
(H) 6/23/2017- Act 051, on 06/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1151). NISHIMOTO JDL  sb853
HB530 HD2 SD2 CD1
Downpayment Loan Assistance Program
RELATING TO HOMEBUYER ASSISTANCE.
Updates the Downpayment Loan Program of the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation. (HB530 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 123, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1224). OHNO, AQUINO, BROWER, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KEOHOKALOLE, KONG, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, OSHIRO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, San Buenaventura HOU, WAM
HB552 HD1 SD2 CD1
Health Insurance; Affordable Care Act; Working Group
RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.
Establishes the Affordable Health Insurance Working Group to plan for and mitigate adverse effects of the potential repeal of the federal Affordable Care Act by Congress. (HB552 CD1)
(S) 6/22/2017- Act 043, 06/20/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1143). BELATTI, CREAGAN, CULLEN, FUKUMOTO, GATES, ING, JOHANSON, LOWEN, LUKE, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, QUINLAN, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SOUKI, WOODSON, Oshiro CPH, WAM  SB403
HB554 HD1 SD2 CD1
Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment; Administrative Order; Report
RELATING TO ORDERS FOR TREATMENT OVER OBJECTION.
Authorizes and establishes criteria for administrative orders to provide inpatient psychiatric treatment to an involuntarily committed patient over the patient's objection. Requires DOH and DPS to make recommendations for an administrative process applicable to persons subject to DPS jurisdiction. (HB554 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 111, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1212). BELATTI CPH, JDL  SB146
HB558 HD1 SD1 CD1
Infectious and Communicable Diseases; Examination; Treatment; Repeal
RELATING TO THE REPEAL OF SECTION 325-15, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
Repeals Section 325-15, Hawaii Revised Statutes, which requires United States citizens or nationals to submit a medical examination report to the Department of Health within sixty days of returning to the State under certain conditions. (HB558 CD1)
(S) 7/6/2017- Act 079, 07/03/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1180). BELATTI CPH  SB147
HB561 HD2 SD1 CD1
Dentistry; Anesthesia; Sedation; Inspections; "Finley's Law"
RELATING TO DENTISTRY.
Requires dentists who administer anesthesia or sedation to post contact information to verify licensure and authorization to administer anesthesia and sedation. Specifies requirements, including inspections, for written authorization or permit to administer anesthesia or sedation. (HB561 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 106, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1207). BELATTI, AQUINO, EVANS, C. LEE, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, THIELEN CPH
HB563 HD1 SD1
Dental Hygienists; Dentists; Supervision
RELATING TO DENTAL HYGIENISTS.
Permits licensed dental hygienists in the State to operate under general, rather than direct, supervision of a licensed dentist in specified circumstances that protect patient health and safety. (SD1)
(S) 7/7/2017- Act 083, 07/05/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1184). BELATTI, AQUINO, EVANS, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI CPH
HB571 HD1 SD1 CD1
Emergency Management and Disaster Preparedness; University of Hawaii; Sea Grant College Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Appropriates moneys for the University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program to develop a communication and outreach plan for emergency management and disaster preparedness, update and publish the Homeowner's Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards, and conduct education and outreach throughout the State. (HB571 CD1)
(S) 6/26/2017- Act 061, 06/23/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1162). NAKASHIMA, BROWER, CHOY, JOHANSON, LOWEN, LUKE, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, SAIKI, WOODSON HRE/PSM, WAM  SB543
HB599 HD1 SD2
Hawaii State Planning Act; Rental and for-Sale Affordable Housing; Extremely Low- to Above Moderate- Income Housing
RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE PLAN.
Amends Hawaii State Planning Act to prioritize housing opportunities for extremely low- to above moderate- income households, require periodic updates to functional plans, and amend member nomination process for advisory committees for the functional plans. (SD2)
(S) 7/7/2017- Act 082, 07/05/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1183). NAKASHIMA HOU, WAM
HB605 HD1 SD1
Wastewater; Household Aerobic Units; Department of Health
RELATING TO WASTEWATER.
Prohibits the installation or use of household aerobic units that discharge directly to groundwater unless approved by the Director of Health. (SD1)
(S) 7/7/2017- Act 089, 07/05/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1190). LOWEN AEN, CPH/WAM
HB606 HD2 SD2 CD1
Invasive Species; Pests; Control; Removal; Private Property; Counties
RELATING TO COUNTY ACCESS TO PRIVATE PROPERTY.
Authorizes the counties, through their employees or authorized agents, to enter private property to control or eradicate invasive species and pests. (HB606 CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 182, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1296). LOWEN PSM/AEN, JDL  SB637
HB607 HD1 SD2 CD1
Kupuna Care Program; Kupuna Caregivers Program; Executive Office on Aging; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO KUPUNA CARE.
Authorizes the Executive Office on Aging to establish the Kupuna Caregivers Program to assist community members in obtaining care for elders while remaining in the workforce. Clarifies the kupuna service and support options provided by area agencies on aging within the program. Appropriates funds for establishing and implementing the Kupuna Caregivers Program. (HB607 CD1)
(S) 7/10/2017- Act 102, 07/06/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1203). TAKAYAMA, AQUINO, BELATTI, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, EVANS, GATES, HAR, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, KEOHOKALOLE, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, SAY, SOUKI, TAKUMI, THIELEN, TODD, WOODSON, Oshiro CPH/HMS, WAM  SB534
HB615 HD1 SD1 CD1
Kupuna Caucus; Healthy Aging Partnership; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HEALTHY AGING PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM.
Appropriates funds for the Healthy Aging Partnership Program to further the program's important role in improving the health and well-being of Hawaii's kupuna. (HB615 CD1)
(S) 7/10/2017- Act 103, 07/06/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1204). TAKAYAMA, AQUINO, BELATTI, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, EVANS, GATES, HAR, HASHEM, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KEOHOKALOLE, LOPRESTI, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, OSHIRO, SAY, SOUKI, TAKUMI, THIELEN, San Buenaventura HMS, CPH/WAM  SB531
HB632 HD1 SD1 CD1
Water Infrastructure Loans; Water Utilities; Water Tanks
RELATING TO WATER INFRASTRUCTURE LOANS.
Broadens the Water Infrastructure Loan Program to include loans made to water utilities and for water tanks. (HB632 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 133, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1234). YAMANE, AQUINO, CREAGAN, CULLEN, ICHIYAMA, KONG, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, YAMASHITA, DeCoite WTL/CPH, WAM
HB633 HD1 SD1 CD1
Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; Dam and Reservoir Owners; Appurtenant Works
RELATING TO ASSISTING DAM AND RESERVOIR OWNERS.
Clarifies that aboveground freshwater storage tanks are included in the definition of "appurtenant works" for the purpose of authorizing the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist dam and reservoir owners. (HB633 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 134, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1235). YAMANE, AQUINO, CREAGAN, CULLEN, DECOITE, EVANS, ICHIYAMA, KONG, C. LEE, LOWEN, SAY WTL, WAM
HB637 HD2 SD2 CD1
State Building Codes; Adoption; Interim Building Codes; Appropriation
RELATING TO THE STATE BUILDING CODES.
Requires the State Building Code Council to adopt codes or standards within two years of official publication, otherwise automatic adoption into Hawaii State Building Code will occur until such adoption is effectuated. Deletes requirement for Council adoption of new model building codes within 18 months of official publication date. Authorizes Council to receive private funds for code adoption. Appropriates funds to Council. (HB637 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 141, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1242). YAMANE, AQUINO, CULLEN, EVANS, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KONG, C. LEE, LOWEN, SAY PSM/GVO, CPH/WAM  sb634
HB651 HD2 SD1
Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies; Identity Theft; Protected Consumer; Security Freeze; Credit Report; Record
RELATING TO CONSUMER CREDIT REPORTING AGENCIES.
Requires a consumer credit reporting agency to create a record for protected consumers, including minors under the age of sixteen and incapacitated persons, who do not have an existing credit file. Permits a representative of a protected consumer to place a security freeze on the protected consumer's credit report or any record created for the protected consumer. Effective 1/1/2018. (SD1)
(S) 7/7/2017- Act 092, 07/05/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1193). MCKELVEY CPH
HB655 HD1 SD1 CD1
Rose-ringed Parakeet; Department of Land and Natural Resources; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE ROSE-RINGED PARAKEET.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to assist and provide supplemental funds to the National Wildlife Research Center of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to research the adverse effects of the rose-ringed parakeet on Kauai and develop and begin implementation of a control plan to reduce the negative impacts. (HB655 CD1)
(S) 6/6/2017- Act 031, 06/01/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1131). NAKAMURA, CREAGAN, CULLEN, DECOITE, KONG, MORIKAWA, TOKIOKA, YAMANE WTL/AEN, WAM  SB772
HB674 HD2 SD2 CD1
Child Care Providers; Liability Insurance; Department of Human Services; Wiley Kaikou Muir Act
RELATING TO CHILD CARE PROVIDERS.
Requires all child care providers to obtain and maintain liability insurance as a condition of licensure, temporary permission, or registration and disclosure of insurance-related information to certain parents or guardians. Requires the Department of Human Services to submit a report to the Legislature prior to the 2018 Regular Session. (HB674 CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 161, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1275). SAN BUENAVENTURA, EVANS, ICHIYAMA, LOWEN, LUKE, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, OSHIRO, SAY, THIELEN, DeCoite, LoPresti, Nakamura, Todd HUS, CPC, FIN  SB512
HB733 HD1 SD2
Marine Terminal Equipment; Safety Inspection; Vehicle Registration; License
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Provides exemptions from vehicle registration, safety inspection, and driver licensure requirements for tractor trucks, forklifts, and top picks being used as marine terminal equipment when operating on Sand Island Parkway and Sand Island Access Road between terminal locations under specific conditions. (SD2)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 115, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1216). AQUINO TRN, CPC, FIN  SB1030
HB735 HD2 SD2 CD1
Motor Vehicle Rentals; Pass-on Costs
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE RENTAL INDUSTRY.
Defines vehicle license recovery fees. Expands the base of government fees and taxes that a motor vehicle lessor may pass on to a lessee on a prorated basis to be the vehicle license recovery fees. Amends the prorated amount of vehicle license recovery fees that rental car companies may pass on to lessees. Requires all rental car companies to submit an annual audit to the Office of Consumer Affairs. Requires the motor vehicle rental industry to report to the legislature prior to the regular session of 2019. (HB735 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 137, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1238). AQUINO TRE/CPH, WAM
HB775 HD2
Department of Agriculture; Chicken Eggs; Certification
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Repeals the requirement that the DOA must: (1) grant permission prior to the removal of eggs from any dock or landing; and (2) certify that eggs contained in a shipment are properly marked. Requires importation and other documents to be furnished to the DOA before imported eggs are offered for sale. Provides that a violation of section 147-75, Hawaii Revised Statutes, shall be considered an unfair and deceptive act or practice for which a person may bring an action. (HB775 HD2)
(S) 4/27/2017- Act 013, 04/27/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1113). CREAGAN AEN, CPH
HB794 HD1 SD2 CD1
University of Hawaii; Green Special Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO ENERGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Establishes the University of Hawaii (UH) Green Special Fund to support energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainability projects and services, and planning, design, and implementation of sustainability projects for UH's benefit. Requires UH to submit an annual report to the Legislature. (HB794 CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 186, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1300). C. LEE, BROWER, EVANS, JOHANSON, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, LUKE, MORIKAWA, THIELEN, YAMANE, Creagan HRE/TRE, WAM
HB832 HD1 SD1 CD1
Condominiums; Condominium Association Members; Board Members; Board Meetings; Notice
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
Specifies that condominium boards may be in violation of fiduciary duty for violating the mediation and arbitration requirements of the condominium law. Allows association member participation in board meetings pursuant to rules established therefor. Requires board meeting notices to list items on the meeting agenda. Requires unapproved final drafts of meeting minutes to be available within 30 days after the meeting. (HB832 CD1)
(S) 7/7/2017- Act 081, 07/05/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1182). KONG CPH  SB627
HB845 HD2 SD2 CD1
Inmates; Identification Cards; Reentry; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO IDENTIFICATION.
Requires the Department of Public Safety, in collaboration with various agencies and upon request of the inmates, to issue civil identification cards to inmates and to assist inmates in obtaining the inmates' birth certificate, social security card, and other relevant identification necessary for successful reentry into society. Requires the Department of Public Safety to initiate the process of assisting inmates released to work furlough, extended furlough, or community placement programs at least ninety days prior to the inmates' release. (HB845 CD1)
(H) 6/23/2017- Act 056, on 06/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1156). GATES, CREAGAN, ING, C. LEE, LOWEN, OHNO, TAKAYAMA, DeCoite, LoPresti, Nakamura, Quinlan, Todd, Woodson PSM, JDL/WAM
HB847 HD1 SD1 CD1
University of Hawaii; Innovation and Commercialization Initiative Program
RELATING TO UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII RESEARCH.
Establishes the Innovation and Commercialization Initiative Program to expressly give the University of Hawaii the legal authority to create, promote, and participate in new economic enterprises and expand workforce opportunities based on inventions and discoveries generated by or at the University. Repeals on June 30, 2021. (HB847 CD1)
(S) 6/22/2017- Act 039, 06/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1139). WOODSON, BELATTI, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, EVANS, HAR, HASHEM, ING, KONG, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, ONISHI, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, SOUKI, TAKAYAMA, TODD HRE/ETT, JDL/WAM  SB137
HB849 HD1 SD1
University of Hawaii; Accounting and Financial Management System
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM.
Reinstates the authority of the University of Hawaii System to maintain a separate accounting and financial management system that is compatible with the State of Hawaii accounting and financial system. (SD1)
(S) 7/7/2017- Act 091, 07/05/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1192). WOODSON, BELATTI, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, EVANS, HAR, HASHEM, ING, KONG, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, OHNO, ONISHI, SAIKI, SAY, SOUKI, TAKAYAMA, TODD, San Buenaventura HRE, WAM  SB144
HB850 HD2
University of Hawaii; Legislative Reports
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Repeals requirements for the University of Hawaii to prepare certain annual reports to the Legislature. (HB850 HD2)
(S) 4/27/2017- Act 014, 04/27/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1114). WOODSON, BELATTI, HASHEM, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, OHNO, SAIKI, SAY, SOUKI, TAKAYAMA, TODD, Creagan, Evans, Matsumoto HRE, WAM  SB142
HB852 HD2 SD1 CD1
State Ethics Commission; Financial Disclosure Statements; Notice; Administrative Fine
RELATING TO ETHICS.
Authorizes the state ethics commission to post on its website for public inspection, the names of legislators, delegates to the constitutional convention, or certain employees who fail to file their financial disclosure statements by the statutory deadline. Allows the state ethics commission to use in-person service, electronic mail, or first-class mail to notify legislators, delegates to the constitutional convention, or certain employees who fail to timely file their financial disclosure statements. Increases the administrative fine and late penalty fee for failure to timely file financial disclosure statements. (HB852 CD1)
(H) 6/23/2017- Act 052, on 06/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1152). NISHIMOTO JDL
HB880 HD1 SD2 CD1
Mark Licensing Agreement; Department of Education
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
Establishes a Mark Licensing Agreement Program within the Department of Education and authorizes the Department of Education to register trademarks and service marks for department programs and individual department schools and enter into licensing agreements for their use. (HB880 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 140, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1241). OHNO, TAKUMI EDN, CPC, FIN
HB912 HD2 SD1
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses; Psychiatric Specialization; Health Care Practitioners; Minors; Assisted Community Treatment; Health Services
RELATING TO NURSING.
Allows advanced practice registered nurses who hold an accredited national certification in an advanced practice registered nurse psychiatric specialization to offer care and services to minors and patients in assisted community treatment programs similar to care and services offered by physicians and other health care service providers. Requires advanced practice registered nurses proving care and services to patients in assisted community treatment to hold prescriptive authority. (SD1)
(S) 7/7/2017- Act 088, 07/05/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1189). BELATTI, BROWER, EVANS, JOHANSON, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, TAKUMI, Yamashita CPH
HB916 HD1 SD2 CD1
Health Care Professionals; Loan Repayment; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO LOAN REPAYMENT FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.
Makes an appropriation for the health care provider loan repayment program administered through the John A. Burns School of Medicine. (HB916 CD1)
(H) 6/23/2017- Act 058, on 06/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1158). BELATTI, BROWER, EVANS, JOHANSON, KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, TAKUMI, Yamashita CPH/HRE, WAM  SB1078
HB937 HD1 SD1 CD1
Executive Office on Early Learning; Family-Child Interaction Learning Programs; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING.
Makes an appropriation for the Executive Office on Early Learning to enter into contracts with third-party providers for family-child interaction learning programs. (HB937 CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 203, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1317). TAKUMI EDU, WAM  SB711
HB942 HD1 SD1 CD1
World War II Filipino Veterans Monument; State Foundation on Culture and the Arts ($)
RELATING TO FILIPINO VETERANS.
Authorizes the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts to commission an artist to design and build a monument to honor and commemorate Filipino veterans of World War II, with all costs to be expended from the Works of Art Special Fund. (HB942 CD1)
(S) 6/22/2017- Act 035, 06/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1135). CULLEN, AQUINO, SAY, YAMANE IAA/PSM, WAM
HB957 HD1 SD2 CD1
Public Schools; Heat Abatement; Hawaii Green Infrastructure Special Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HEAT ABATEMENT.
Authorizes the Department of Education to borrow moneys interest-free from the Hawaii Green Infrastructure Loan Program for heat abatement measures at public schools. Requires the Department of Education to make payments on the loan from revenues saved by energy efficiency measures. (HB957 CD1)
(H) 6/23/2017- Act 057, on 06/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1157). C. LEE, EVANS, JOHANSON, LOWEN, NAKASHIMA EDU/TRE, WAM
HB997 HD2 SD2 CD1
Airport Concessions; Contracts; Lease Terms; Bidding
RELATING TO CONCESSIONS.
Clarifies that the grant of concession or concession space shall not exceed fifteen years of a remaining term plus any agreed extension of the term. Removes the limitations on the types of airport concessions that are exempt from public bidding requirements. (HB997 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 138, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1239). SOUKI, AQUINO TRE, WAM  SB1254
HB1009 HD3 SD1 CD1
Landlord Tenant Code; Hawaii Public Housing Authority; Exemption
RELATING TO THE LANDLORD TENANT CODE.
Exempts residence or occupancy in a structure or on a property directly controlled, owned, or managed by the Hawaii Public Housing Authority from the requirements of the Residential Landlord-Tenant Code. (HB1009 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 114, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1215). HASHEM HOU, CPH
HB1022 HD1 SD2 CD1
Claims Against the State; Appropriations ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE, ITS OFFICERS, OR ITS EMPLOYEES.
Makes appropriations for claims against the State, its officers, and its employees. (HB1022 CD1)
(H) 5/23/2017- Act 019, on 05/18/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1119). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL, WAM  SB888
HB1027 HD1 SD2
Nonprofit Corporations; Conversion; Duty of Loyalty; Directors; Officers
RELATING TO NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS.
Amends the nonprofit corporations law to: restore procedures that allow nonprofit corporations to convert into and out of domestic nonprofit corporations; impose a duty of loyalty on directors and officers of nonprofit corporations; and increase the length of time the attorney general has to review proposed dissolutions of public benefit corporations. (SD2)
(S) 7/7/2017- Act 087, 07/05/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1188). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPH, JDL  SB893
HB1028 HD2 SD1
Charitable Organizations; Attorney General; Reports; Enforcement
RELATING TO CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS.
Clarifies the Attorney General's regulatory authority over charitable organizations and charitable assets. Establishes procedures for deactivation of an obsolete charitable organization. Clarifies requirements for financial reports for solicitation campaigns and charitable organizations' annual reports. Makes housekeeping amendments to exemptions from registration and reporting requirements. (SD1)
(S) 7/7/2017- Act 086, 07/05/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1187). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPH, JDL  SB894
HB1031 HD1 SD1 CD1
Criminal History Record Checks; Federal Tax Information; Child Support Enforcement Agency; Department of Taxation; Department of Human Services; Department of Labor and Industrial Relations
RELATING TO CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD CHECKS.
Adds the Child Support Enforcement Agency and the Departments of Taxation, Human Services, and Labor and Industrial Relations to the list of agencies that are authorized to conduct criminal history record checks on employees, prospective employees, and contractors who have access to federal tax information. (HB1031 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 132, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1233). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL, WAM  SB897
HB1033 HD1 SD1 CD1
Administrative Procedures; State and County Agencies
RELATING TO ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE.
Allows state and county agencies to participate in administrative procedures under chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes, by including "agencies" within the definition of "persons" in section 91-1, Hawaii Revised Statutes. (HB1033 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 110, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1211). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL  SB899
HB1041
Hawaii Natural Energy Institute
RELATING TO REPORTING BY THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM.
Deletes "every fifth year reporting" requirement by the greenhouse gas emissions reduction task force to the Legislature and changes who is authorized to appoint the panel to conduct the evaluation of the energy systems development special fund projects.
(S) 4/27/2017- Act 015, 04/27/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1115). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) ETT  SB907
HB1044 HD1 SD2 CD1
Tax Credit; Renewable Fuels Production.
RELATING TO RENEWABLE FUELS TAX CREDIT.
Replaces the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism requirements related to the certification, administration, and verification of the renewable fuels production tax credit with a process that requires the taxpayer to file a third-party certified statement with the Department. Applies to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017. (HB1044 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 142, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1243). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) TRE/ETT, WAM  SB910
HB1079 HD2
Post-Secondary Education; Provisional Authorization; Candidate for Accreditation
RELATING TO POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION AUTHORIZATION.
Creates a framework for authorizing post-secondary degree-granting educational institutions that have applied for accreditation by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. (HB1079 HD2)
(H) 4/26/2017- Act 004, on 04/26/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1104). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HRE, CPH/WAM  SB945
HB1098 HD2 SD1 CD1
Homeless Shelters; Requirements
RELATING TO HOMELESS SHELTERS.
Provides that emergency shelters may have partitioned space for homeless persons or families based on Department of Human Services (DHS) guidelines. Delays the emergency or transitional shelter compliance requirements per Act 234, Session Laws of Hawaii (SLH) 2016, for contracts between DHS and emergency or transitional shelter provider agencies. Delays the effective date of Act 234, SLH 2016, except section 6(c) of the Act. (HB1098 CD1)
(S) 7/7/2017- Act 100, 07/05/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1201). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HUS, JUD, FIN  SB964
HB1099 HD1 SD2 CD1
Child Abuse; Reports
RELATING TO REPORTS OF CHILD ABUSE.
Brings the State into compliance with the federal Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 and the federal Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act of 2010. Amends the definition of "child abuse or neglect" to include sex trafficking or severe forms of trafficking in persons. Clarifies that records and information contained in child abuse and neglect reports that are expunged from the State's central registry may be retained by the Department of Human Services solely for future risk and safety assessment purposes. Deletes the child abuse investigation disposition of "unsubstantiated" and replaces it with "not confirmed". (HB1099 CD1)
(H) 5/23/2017- Act 016, on 05/18/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1116). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) HMS, JDL  SB965
HB1114 HD1 SD2 CD1
Occupational Safety and Health Penalties; Director of Labor and Industrial Relations
RELATING TO OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH PENALTIES.
Amends fines for Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health violations and requires the Director of Labor and Industrial Relations to adjust the penalties each year pursuant to federal law. Requires the Director of Labor and Industrial Relations to report to the Legislature each year. (HB1114 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 126, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1227). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL, WAM  SB980
HB1115 HD1 SD1 CD1
Hawaii Labor Relations Board; Electronic Service; Transcripts
RELATING TO THE HAWAII LABOR RELATIONS BOARD.
Allows the Hawaii Labor Relations Board to send notices of hearing electronically; requires the party seeking judicial review to bear the cost of preparing a transcript, except as provided by law, in which case the Board shall bear the cost of preparing the transcript. (HB1115 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 122, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1223). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, JUD, FIN  SB981
HB1129 HD1 SD1 CD1
Deputy Sheriffs; Special Duty
RELATING TO SPECIAL DUTY FOR DEPUTY SHERIFFS.
Requires the Department of Public Safety to develop policies and procedures to govern the processing of requests for special duty and to establish a compensation schedule for law enforcement services provided by deputy sheriffs performing special duty. Requires a report to the legislature. Repeals on June 30, 2018. (HB1129 CD1)
(S) 7/6/2017- Act 075, 07/03/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1176). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) PSM, WAM  SB995
HB1130 HD1 SD1 CD1
Employment Practices; Department of Public Safety
RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.
Authorizes the Department of Public Safety to administer lie detector and psychological tests to determine the suitability of candidates for corrections employment. (HB1130 CD1)
(S) 7/6/2017- Act 076, 07/03/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1177). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) PBS, JUD, FIN  SB996
HB1135 HD1 SD2 CD1
Public Safety; Justice Reinvestment Initiative; Crime Victims Restitution; Collection; Enforcement
RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
Amends Act 139, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012, to make permanent certain provisions of the Justice Reinvestment Initiative relating to pretrial risk assessments, parole, and parole hearings. Amends the definition of "debt" relating to the recovery of money owed to the State to include court-ordered restitution subject to civil enforcement. Extends victims' access to adult probation records to include access to payment compliance records. Requires that any bail posted by a defendant be applied toward payment of any court-ordered restitution in the same case. (HB1135 CD1)
(S) 7/6/2017- Act 077, 07/03/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1178). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) PBS, JUD, FIN  SB1001
HB1152 HD1 SD2 CD1
Department of Transportation; Airports Division; Project Adjustment Fund
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, AIRPORTS DIVISION, PROJECT ADJUSTMENT FUND.
Adds to the General Appropriations Act of 2015 a budget proviso to permit the utilization of the Department of Transportation, Airports Division, Project Adjustment Fund. Requires the Governor to report to Legislature prior to the 2018 Regular Session. (HB1152 CD1)
(H) 5/23/2017- Act 029, on 05/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1129). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) TRE, WAM  SB1018
HB1179 HD2 SD2 CD1
Rental Housing Projects; Construction; General Excise Tax Exemption; Collective Bargaining Agreement; Prevailing Wages
RELATING TO HOUSING.
Expands the types of rental housing projects that can be exempt from general excise taxes. Allows the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to exempt certain affordable rental housing projects from general excise tax and use tax costs. Allows the terms of the section 201H-36(a)(5) prevailing wages to be deemed the prevailing wages serving as the basis of compliance with chapter 104, Hawaii Revised Statutes, for the construction of certain rental housing projects. (HB1179 CD1)
(H) 6/23/2017- Act 054, on 06/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1154). JOHANSON, BROWER, SAIKI HOU, JDL/WAM
HB1182 HD1 SD2
ERS; Stress Test
RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Requires the ERS actuary to conduct annual stress tests of the system. Directs the ERS board to submit annual reports of the tests to the legislature. Takes effect 7/1/2017. (SD2)
(S) 7/7/2017- Act 085, 07/05/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1186). JOHANSON, HOLT, LUKE, SAIKI JDL, WAM
HB1230 HD1 SD2
Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; Maui; MauiGrown Coffee, Inc. ($)
RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST MAUIGROWN COFFEE, INC.
Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist MauiGrown Coffee, Inc. with the operation and expansion of its farm and mill. (SD2)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 116, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1217). MCKELVEY, CREAGAN, DeCoite AEN, WAM
HB1231 HD1 SD1 CD1
Disaster Relief; Department of Education; Reimbursement; Carryover Funds
RELATING TO DISASTER RELIEF.
Specifies instances in which the Department of Education may retain disaster relief funds. Clarifies that the Department of Education may carry over funds received as disaster relief appropriation or reimbursement. (HB1231 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 139, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1240). TAKUMI EDU, WAM  SB1101
HB1235 HD1 SD1 CD1
Uniform Family Law Arbitration Act; Arbitration; Conditions
RELATING TO THE UNIFORM FAMILY LAW ARBITRATION ACT.
Authorizes the use of arbitration to resolve certain family law disputes and child-related disputes. Specifies law and procedures applicable to arbitrations. (HB1235 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 113, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1214). NISHIMOTO JDL
HB1244 HD1 SD2 CD1
Cesspools; Upgrade, Conversion, or Connection; Tax Credit
RELATING TO CESSPOOLS.
Requires upgrade, conversion, or sewer connection of all cesspools in the State before 2050 unless exempted. Broadens eligibility criteria for tax credit to offset costs. Requires the Department of Health to investigate existing cesspools, assess incentive programs, and report to the Legislature. (HB1244 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 125, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1226). KEOHOKALOLE, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, LOWEN, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TODD, DeCoite, Gates CPH/AEN, WAM
HB1246 HD2 SD2 CD1
Criminal Offenders; Alternative Programs; Electronic Monitoring and Surveillance
RELATING TO ALTERNATIVES TO INCARCERATION.
Authorizes electronic monitoring and surveillance of offenders in programs that offer alternatives to incarceration. (HB1246 CD1)
(S) 7/6/2017- Act 074, 07/03/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1175). TAKAYAMA, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, EVANS, GATES, KEOHOKALOLE, LOPRESTI, MCDERMOTT, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI, SOUKI, DeCoite, Ichiyama, Kobayashi, Todd PBS, JUD, FIN
HB1325 HD1 SD1 CD1
Department of Agriculture; Biosecurity Program; Import Replacements; Appropriations; Clift Tsuji Act ($)
RELATING TO BIOSECURITY.
Requires the Department of Agriculture to establish and report to the Legislature on parameters and construction requirements for biosecurity facilities that provide for and ensure the safety of agricultural and food commodities. Makes appropriations for the biosecurity program, including projects for import replacements of high risk crops. (HB1325 CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 163, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1277). YAMASHITA, CHOY, DECOITE, HASHEM, KONG, ONISHI, SAY, TOKIOKA AEN, WAM
HB1333 HD1 SD1
Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; Honokaa Land Company ($)
RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO HONOKAA LAND COMPANY, LLC.
Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to provide financing to assist the Honokaa Land Company, LLC, with acquiring, developing, and renovating agricultural facilities and structures. (SD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 117, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1218). EVANS WAM  SB1255
HB1351 HD1 SD2 CD1
Electronic Device Recycling Fund
RELATING TO THE ELECTRONIC DEVICE RECYCLING FUND.
Authorizes the Director of Health to expend moneys to support county electronics recycling collection. (HB1351 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 130, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1231). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) AEN/CPH, WAM  SB418
HB1382 HD1 SD1 CD1
Procurement; Small Business; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
Assists small business in the state procurement process by establishing a temporary small business assistance initiative, small business advisory group, small business office, and small business procurement coordinator position within the State Procurement Office. Appropriates funds. (HB1382 CD1)
(S) 6/22/2017- Act 042, 06/20/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1142). JOHANSON, HOLT, C. LEE, LUKE, NAKASHIMA, QUINLAN, SAIKI GVO/ETT, WAM/JDL
HB1396 HD2 SD2 CD1
Community Care Foster Family Homes; Private-pay Clients; Medicaid Clients
RELATING TO COMMUNITY CARE FOSTER FAMILY HOMES.
Authorizes the Department of Health, working in consultation with the Department of Human Services, to allow two private-pay individuals to be cared for in the same community care foster family home after consideration of specified relevant factors. (HB1396 CD1)
(S) 6/1/2017- Act 030, 05/31/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1130). MIZUNO, BROWER, CACHOLA, EVANS, GATES, LUKE, OHNO, SAIKI, SOUKI, TUPOLA, Woodson HUS, JUD, FIN
HB1418 SD1
Land Use; National Flood Insurance Program; Counties
RELATING TO LAND.
Amends the county exemptions from building permit and building code requirements to ensure that Hawaii's communities are not suspended from participation in the National Flood Insurance Program. (SD1)
(S) 7/6/2017- Act 070, 07/03/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1171). YAMANE, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, CHOY, CREAGAN, CULLEN, DECOITE, EVANS, GATES, HAR, HASHEM, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, ING, ITO, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, KOBAYASHI, KONG, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, LUKE, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, ONISHI, QUINLAN, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, SOUKI, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TODD, TOKIOKA, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, Cachola, McKelvey, Nishimoto, Oshiro PSM/AEN, CPH
HB1420 HD1 SD1 CD1
Filipino-American Veterans; Burial Grants; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO FILIPINO VETERANS BURIAL ASSISTANCE.
Appropriates funds for burial grants for qualifying Filipino-American veterans to provide funeral and burial services and transportation of their remains to the Philippines. (HB1420 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 105, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1206). CACHOLA, AQUINO, CHOY, DECOITE, EVANS, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, OSHIRO, SAIKI, WARD, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, Ito PSM, WAM
HB1436 HD2 SD1 CD1
Emergency Mitigation; Federal Emergency Management Agency Reimbursement Grant; Updated Statewide Standards for Hurricane Mitigation; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AWARDED FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY HAZARD MITIGATION GRANT.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Accounting and General Services to update statewide standards for hurricane mitigation and secure a reimbursement grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. (HB1436 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 120, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1221). ITO, ICHIYAMA, TAKAYAMA, TODD WAM  SB1297
HB1444 HD2 SD2 CD1
Pharmacy Benefit Managers; Registration; Insurance Commissioner
RELATING TO PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS.
Requires pharmacy benefit managers to register with the Insurance Commissioner. (HB1444 CD1)
(S) 6/22/2017- Act 044, 06/20/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1144). MORIKAWA, BELATTI, KOBAYASHI, MCKELVEY, OSHIRO, TODD HLT, CPC, FIN  sb1158
HB1465 HD2 SD2 CD1
Liquor License; Liquor Commission
RELATING TO LIQUOR.
Amends statutory language on liquor license application and operating procedures for clarity. (HB1465 CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 184, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1298). TODD, BROWER, CACHOLA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, SAY, YAMASHITA PSM/CPH, JDL  sb1291
HB1475 HD2 SD2 CD1
Agricultural Lands; Farmers' Markets; Food Hubs
RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
Permits farmers' markets and food hubs on lands in agricultural districts. Effective upon its approval. (HB1475 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 129, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1230). CREAGAN, ING, DeCoite, Thielen AEN/WTL, CPH
HB1488 HD1 SD1 CD1
Medical Marijuana; Qualifying Patients; Dispensaries; Production Centers
RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.
Adds additional qualifying medical conditions for medical marijuana patients and permits possession of additional plants. Amends requirements for and access to testing. Extends deadlines related to implementation of the dispensary system. Amends security, information tracking, and access requirements for licensed facilities. Clarifies DOH regulatory authority. Authorizes additional retail dispensing locations and plants for existing licensees. Requires DOH to report to Legislative Oversight Working Group. (HB1488 CD1)
(S) 6/22/2017- Act 041, 06/20/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1141). BELATTI, KEOHOKALOLE, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, SOUKI, WOODSON, DeCoite, San Buenaventura CPH, JDL/WAM  SB1159
HB1498 HD1 SD1 CD1
Condominium Associations; Contracts; Resident Managers; General Managers; Operations Managers; Site Managers; Owners; Board of Directors; Mixed-use Projects; Elections; Board Members
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
Part I: requires copies of contracts, written job descriptions, and compensation between the association and any person retained to manage the operation of the property on-site to be made available to any unit owner, and allows certain personal information to be redacted from the contracts. Part II: clarifies that in cases where the removal or replacement of a director elected by a class of unit owners is authorized, such removal or replacement may be by a majority of only the members of that class; and specifies that, for an election in a mixed-use condominium project where directors are elected by different classes of owners, an association may cast the vote or votes allocated to any nonresidential unit owned by the association where those eligible to vote in the election are limited to owners of one or more nonresidential units, including the nonresidential unit owned by the association. Part III: clarifies that tenants are prohibited from serving as board members of a condominium association. (HB1498 CD1)
(S) 7/6/2017- Act 071, 07/03/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1172). ICHIYAMA, MCKELVEY, OHNO CPH
HB1501 HD2 SD1 CD1
Drug Paraphernalia; Possession; Delivery; Civil Violations
RELATING TO DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.
Reclassifies drug paraphernalia possession and delivery offenses from felonies to violations subject to a fine of no more than $500. (HB1501 CD1)
(S) 7/6/2017- Act 072, 07/03/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1173). SAN BUENAVENTURA, CREAGAN, EVANS, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, TODD, WOODSON, Brower, DeCoite JDL  SB1248
HB1509
Water; Storm Water Management; Water Resource Protection Plan
RELATING TO WATER MANAGEMENT.
Requires the State and counties to consider storm water management in the development of the Hawaii Water Resource Protection Plan.
(H) 4/26/2017- Act 005, on 04/26/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1105). CULLEN WTL/AEN/PSM
HB1516 HD1 SD1 CD1
Forfeiture; Pet Animals; Equine Animals; Duly Incorporated Humane Societies and Duly Incorporated Societies for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals; Petition
RELATING TO ANIMAL FORFEITURE.
Permits duly incorporated humane societies and duly incorporated societies for the prevention of cruelty to animals to petition for full custody of an impounded pet animal or equine animal prior to the filing of certain criminal charges against the owner or custodian of the pet animal or equine animal. Allows a pet animal or equine animal to be destroyed by the petitioner prior to final disposition of certain criminal charges if the pet animal or equine animal is a danger to itself or others. Clarifies that an acquittal or dismissal in a criminal proceeding does not preclude civil proceedings under animal cruelty offenses. (HB1516 CD1)
(S) 7/6/2017- Act 078, 07/03/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1179). SAIKI, CREAGAN, CULLEN JDL
HB1530 HD1
Legislative Appropriations ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPENSES OF THE LEGISLATURE, THE AUDITOR, THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU, THE OMBUDSMAN, AND THE ETHICS COMMISSION.
Appropriates funds to provide for the expenses of the Legislature, Auditor, Legislative Reference Bureau, Ombudsman, and Ethics Commission. (HB1530 HD1)
(S) 2/28/2017- Act 001, 02/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1101). SOUKI WAM
HB1534 HD1 SD2
Appointed Officers; Residency Requirement; Police Departments; Police Chief
RELATING TO RESIDENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTED OFFICERS.
Allows a waiver of the one-year residency requirement for certain appointive officers when the officer is employed as the head of a county police department. Clarifies that all appointed officers in the service of state or county government, other than the head or deputy or assistant to the head of a state or county department, be residents of the State at the time of their appointment, and citizens, nationals, permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States. (SD2)
(S) 6/22/2017- Act 036, 06/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1136). SOUKI GVO/PSM, JDL
HB1578 HD1 SD2 CD1
Carbon Farming Task Force; Climate Change; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
Establishes the Carbon Farming Task Force within the Office of Planning to identify agricultural and aquacultural practices to improve soil health and promote carbon sequestration in the State's agricultural and aquacultural sectors. Appropriates funds. (HB1578 CD1)
(S) 6/8/2017- Act 033, 06/06/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1133). C. LEE, CREAGAN, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, LOWEN, QUINLAN, SAIKI ETT/AEN, WAM
SB26 SD1 HD1 CD1
Office of the Prosecuting Attorney for Hawaii County; Career Criminal Prosecution Unit; Subsidy; Appropriation ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE OFFICE OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY FOR HAWAII COUNTY.
Appropriates funds as a subsidy to the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney for Hawaii County Career Criminal Prosecution Unit. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 204, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1318). GREEN, RUDERMAN, Inouye JUD, FIN
SB99 SD1 HD1 CD1
Housing Choice Voucher Program; Legal Nonconforming Dwelling Units; Counties
RELATING TO THE HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAM.
Prohibits any county from disqualifying a legal nonconforming dwelling unit from the Housing Choice Voucher Program if the unit meets zoning and building code requirements and other program standards such as health and safety standards. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 176, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1290). SHIMABUKURO, ESPERO, HARIMOTO HSG, FIN  HB82
SB100 SD2 HD1 CD1
Review of Tax Exemptions, Exclusions, Credits, and Deductions; Amendments
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Delays the reviews by the Auditor of tax exemptions, exclusions, credits, and deductions. Provides the Auditor with access to DOTAX records for the reviews and establishes confidentiality requirements concerning the data. Requires the reviews be made on a calendar year basis. Adds the organic foods production income tax credit to the schedule of review. Amends the review criteria regarding the legislative purpose of an exemption, exclusion, credit, or deduction to provide more discretion to the Auditor. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 177, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1291). TOKUDA FIN
SB102 HD1 CD1
Federal Funding Policy Study; Department of Budget and Finance; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE FEDERAL FUNDING POLICY STUDY.
Changes the agency responsible for preparing the federal funding policy study required under Act 225, Session Laws of Hawaii 2016, from the Office of the Governor to B&F. Makes an appropriation. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 178, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1292). TOKUDA FIN
SB103 SD2
Disposition of Excess General Fund Revenues; Implementing Legislation
RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF EXCESS GENERAL FUNDS AUTHORIZED UNDER ARTICLE VII, SECTION 6, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.
Implements the state constitutional amendment of Senate Bill No. 2554 of the Regular Session of 2016 that authorizes the disposition of excess general fund revenues to pre-pay general obligation bond debt service or pension or other post-employment benefit liabilities. Takes effect 6/30/2017. (SD2)
(H) 4/26/2017- Act 006, on 04/26/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1106). TOKUDA FIN
SB119 SD1 HD1 CD1
Landlord-tenant Code; Rent; Rental Agreements; Late Fees
RELATING TO PAYMENT OF RENT.
Establishes a cap of eight per cent on late rent payment fees, applicable to all new rental agreements and rental agreement renewals entered into on or after the effective date of this measure. Effective 11/1/2017. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 179, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1293). K. RHOADS CPC
SB133 SD2 HD2
ERS; EUTF; Experience Studies; Valuation Reports
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' FRINGE BENEFITS.
Requires EUTF's actuary to prepare a valuation report annually. Requires the annual valuation to include an update of assumptions specific to the EUTF, as deemed necessary by the actuary, at least once in a three-year period. Reduces the maximum period between experience studies of the ERS from five years to three years. (SB133 HD2)
(S) 7/7/2017- Act 093, 07/05/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1194). TOKUDA LAB, FIN
SB149 HD1 CD1
Procurement; Child Care Programs
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
Repeals the requirement that certain applicants for procurement contracts for health and human services possess all licenses necessary to conduct the subject business. Repeals the requirement that all contracts include only costs, fees, and taxes reflected on the face of the proposal. (CD1)
(S) 6/8/2017- Act 034, 06/07/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1134). BAKER LAB, FIN  HB557
SB194 HD2 CD1
Tuberculosis Testing; Department of Education; Department of Health
RELATING TO TUBERCULOSIS TESTING.
Authorizes the Department of Health and Department of Education to accept the results of any tuberculosis blood test approved by the Food and Drug Administration and recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for purposes of a certificate of tuberculosis examination and clearance to attend public school. (CD1)
(S) 7/7/2017- Act 094, 07/05/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1195). KIDANI, BAKER, ENGLISH, ESPERO, INOUYE, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, S. Chang, Dela Cruz, Galuteria, K. Kahele, Riviere, Ruderman, Shimabukuro HLT, EDN
SB207 SD2 HD2 CD1
Maui Region Hospitals Transfer; Severance Benefit
RELATING TO EMPLOYEES.
Authorizes the expenditure of general funds for a one-time lump sum cash bonus severance benefit to affected Maui region hospital employees. Repeals chapter 89E, HRS, and Act 1, Second Special Session, Session Laws of Hawaii 2016, retroactively to 7/20/2016. (CD1)
(H) 5/23/2017- Act 018, on 05/18/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1118). KIDANI, BAKER, ENGLISH, ESPERO, GALUTERIA, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, K. RHOADS, RIVIERE, S. Chang, Dela Cruz LAB, JUD, FIN  HB1402
SB283
Mokulele Highway
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Renames Mokulele highway on Maui as the Maui veterans highway.
(H) 4/26/2017- Act 011, on 04/26/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1111). BAKER, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, K. RHOADS, S. Chang, Green, Harimoto, Nishihara VMI  HB545
SB288 SD2 HD2 CD1
Self-service Storage Facilities; Owners; Occupants; Notice; Towing
RELATING TO SELF-SERVICE STORAGE FACILITIES.
Authorizes motor vehicle and boat towing options for self-service storage facilities after sixty or more days of delinquency; provided that an occupant is provided notice. Requires owners to notify occupants via electronic mail or regular mail, except for the final demand and notice of sale, which must be provided via electronic mail and certified mail. Allows owners to publish notices of sales in any commercially reasonable manner, and conduct sales online. Requires limitations on value provisions to be provided for in a contract. Requires owners to notify occupants of the changes in the law. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 180, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1294). BAKER, IHARA, S. Chang, Espero, Nishihara CPC, JUD  HB240
SB292 SD1 HD1 CD1
Condominiums; Condominium Property Regimes; Repeal
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
Repeals chapter 514A, Hawaii Revised Statutes, relating to condominium property regimes, and ensures that all condominiums in the State are governed under chapter 514B, Hawaii Revised Statutes, relating to condominiums. Effective 1/1/2019. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 181, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1295). BAKER, IHARA, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, S. Chang, K. Rhoads, L. Thielen CPC/JUD, FIN  HB384
SB314 SD1 HD1 CD1
Arbitration; Required Disclosure by Arbitrator
RELATING TO ARBITRATION.
Clarifies provisions relating to required disclosures by arbitrators. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 187, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1301). KEITH-AGARAN, K. RHOADS, Gabbard, Kim JUD  HB1234
SB322 SD1 HD1 CD1
Courts; Jurisdiction; Concurrent Jurisdiction
RELATING TO COURT JURISDICTION.
Provides that circuit and family courts shall have concurrent jurisdiction over certain felonies under certain circumstances involving the offense of endangering the welfare of a minor in the first degree, endangering the welfare of a minor in the second degree, or endangering the welfare of an incompetent person. Provides that district and family courts shall have concurrent jurisdiction regarding the offense of endangering the welfare of a minor in the second degree and endangering the welfare of an incompetent person under certain conditions. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 188, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1302). KEITH-AGARAN, Gabbard, Kim, Nishihara JUD  HB1236
SB339 SD1 HD1 CD1
Criminal Procedure; Crimes; Information Charging; Felonies
RELATING TO INFORMATION CHARGING.
Authorizes all class B and C felony charges to be instituted by written information subject to specified exceptions. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 189, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1303). KEITH-AGARAN, Dela Cruz JUD  HB1352
SB369 SD1 HD1 CD1
Condominiums; Associations; Board of Directors; Owners; Violations; Retaliation; Prohibition
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
Prohibits associations of apartment owners, boards of directors, managing agents, resident managers, unit owners, and persons acting on behalf of associations or unit owners from retaliating against a unit owner, board member, managing agent, resident manager, or association employee who files a complaint; acts in furtherance of a complaint, report, or investigation of an alleged violation of the State's condominium laws or a condominium's governing documents; or exercises or attempts to exercise any right as a unit owner. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 190, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1304). GALUTERIA, BAKER, ESPERO, GREEN, HARIMOTO, INOUYE, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, SHIMABUKURO, S. Chang, Dela Cruz, Gabbard, Taniguchi CPC, JUD  HB177
SB382 SD2 HD1 CD2
Public Utilities Commission; Audit
RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Requires a management audit of the Public Utilities Commission. (CD2)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 198, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1312). BAKER, ENGLISH, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, RUDERMAN, Green, Nishihara CPC, FIN
SB387 SD1 HD1 CD1
Health Insurance; Network Access and Adequacy
RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.
Requires a health carrier with a network plan to maintain a network that includes sufficient numbers of appropriate types of providers to ensure that covered persons have access to covered services. Specifies contract, disclosure, continuity of care, and directory publication requirements. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 191, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1305). BAKER HLT, CPC, FIN  HB914
SB396 SD1 HD1 CD1
Security Interests; Reassignment or Release of Security Interests; Leases and Rents
RELATING TO SECURITY INTERESTS IN REAL PROPERTY.
Clarifies public records by amending the procedure for clearing titles by adding a reference to recorded assignments of leases and rents for which the underlying debt has been fully paid or satisfied. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 192, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1306). BAKER, S. Chang, English, Espero, Nishihara, Wakai IAC/CPC, FIN  HB403
SB407 SD1 HD1 CD1
County Administration; County Moneys; Short Term Investment
RELATING TO COUNTIES.
Allows the counties to make short term investments with similar authority as the state director of finance. Requires counties' investments in bonds of any improvement district to be of investment grade or supported by the general obligation pledge of the county in which the improvement district is located. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 193, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1307). KEITH-AGARAN, BAKER, DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, GREEN, INOUYE, RUDERMAN, TOKUDA FIN  HB1361
SB423 SD1 HD1 CD1
Department of Education; Meals; Students
RELATING TO STUDENT MEALS.
Prohibits denying a student a meal for failure to pay within: (1) The first 21 days of the first semester of a school year while the student's application for free or reduced lunch is being processed; or (2) 7 days after the student's meal fund account balance is zero or negative. Authorizes the Department of Education to adopt rules or policies for the collection of funds for negative student meal balances. Requires a report to the Legislature. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 194, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1308). KEITH-AGARAN, ENGLISH, KIDANI, K. RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, TOKUDA EDN, FIN  HB992
SB469 SD2 HD1 CD1
Judiciary Package; Appropriations; Budget ($)
RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY.
Appropriates funds for the judiciary for the fiscal biennium beginning 7/1/2017 and ending 6/30/2019. Effective 7/1/2017. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 195, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1309). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD, FIN  HB320
SB488 SD1 HD1 CD1
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Search Warrants; Technical Assistance
RELATING TO SEARCH WARRANTS.
Allows courts to authorize an individual or entity other than a sheriff deputy or an officer to provide technical assistance to the deputy sheriff or officer in examining an electronic device or storage media that is the subject of a search warrant. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 196, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1310). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD  HB300
SB491 SD1 HD1 CD1
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Grant-in-Aid; Career Criminal Prosecution Unit; Appropriation ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU.
Appropriates moneys to the Department of the Prosecuting Attorney of the City and County of Honolulu for the career criminal prosecution unit. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 197, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1311). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD, FIN  HB303
SB501 SD1 HD2 CD1
Limited Service Pregnancy Centers; Disclosures; Privacy; Remedy
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Requires all limited service pregnancy centers to disclose the availability of and enrollment information for reproductive health services. Defines limited service pregnancy center. Establishes privacy and disclosure requirements for individual records and information. Authorizes civil penalties and civil actions for enforcement and remedy. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 200, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1314). INOUYE, BAKER, GREEN, KIDANI, K. RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, TOKUDA, S. Chang, English, Espero, Ihara, Keith-Agaran, Kim, Kouchi, L. Thielen HLT, JUD, FIN  HB663
SB505 SD1 HD2 CD1
Opioid Therapy; Informed Consent; Prescription Limits; Nurses
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Requires prescribing healthcare providers to adopt and maintain policies for informed consent to opioid therapy in circumstances that carry elevated risk of dependency. Establishes limits for concurrent opioid and benzodiazepine prescriptions. Clarifies Board of Nursing authority to enforce compliance with Uniform Controlled Substances Act. Repeals 6/30/2023. (CD1)
(S) 7/6/2017- Act 066, 07/03/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1167). BAKER, ESPERO, GREEN, IHARA, INOUYE, KIDANI, RUDERMAN, SHIMABUKURO, L. THIELEN, TOKUDA, S. Chang, Keith-Agaran, Kim, Kouchi HLT, CPC  HB667
SB513 SD1 HD2 CD1
Pharmacists; Prescriptive Authority; Contraceptive Supplies; Reimbursement
RELATING TO CONTRACEPTIVE SUPPLIES.
Authorizes pharmacists to prescribe and dispense self-administered hormonal contraceptive supplies to patients regardless of a previous prescription, subject to specified education and procedural requirements. Enables pharmacists to be reimbursed for prescribing and dispensing contraceptive supplies. (CD1)
(S) 7/6/2017- Act 067, 07/03/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1168). BAKER, INOUYE, KIDANI, SHIMABUKURO, TOKUDA, Kim HLT, CPC  HB675
SB514 SD1 HD1 CD1
Health; Vaccines; Pharmacists; Training
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Authorizes pharmacists to administer the human papillomavirus, Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis), meningococcal, or influenza vaccine to persons between eleven and seventeen years of age. Specifies requirements pharmacists must meet prior to administering the human papillomavirus, Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis), meningococcal, or influenza vaccine. (CD1)
(S) 7/6/2017- Act 068, 07/03/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1169). BAKER, KIDANI, Harimoto, Inouye, Kim, Shimabukuro HLT, CPC  HB676
SB545 SD2 HD1 CD1
Festival of Pacific Arts; Temporary Commission; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE FESTIVAL OF PACIFIC ARTS.
Creates and appropriates money to a temporary commission on the thirteenth festival of pacific arts to plan for the historic event to be held in Honolulu from June 11 to June 27, 2020. (CD1)
(S) 7/10/2017- Act 104, 07/06/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1205). ENGLISH, S. CHANG, DELA CRUZ, ESPERO, GABBARD, GREEN, IHARA, K. KAHELE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, RIVIERE, SHIMABUKURO, TOKUDA, WAKAI, Taniguchi VMI/TOU, FIN
SB559 SD1 HD2 CD1
Climate Change; Paris Agreement; Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
Requires the State to expand strategies and mechanisms to reduce greenhouse gas emissions statewide in alignment with the principles and goals adopted in the Paris Agreement. Renames the Interagency Climate Adaptation Committee as the Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission. Clarifies the duties of the Commission. Repeals the Commission effective 7/1/2022. Makes appropriations for purposes of this Act and a climate change mitigation and adaptation coordinator position. (CD1)
(S) 6/8/2017- Act 032, 06/06/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1132). ENGLISH, S. CHANG, DELA CRUZ, ESPERO, GABBARD, GREEN, K. KAHELE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, RIVIERE, SHIMABUKURO, Ihara, Taniguchi EEP/WAL, FIN
SB572 SD1 HD1 CD1
Office of Information Practices; Freedom of Information; Disclosure Rules
RELATING TO INFORMATION PRACTICES.
Authorizes the Office of Information Practices to adopt administrative rules regarding protection of state and county agency records subject to disclosure and other rules necessary to administer the Uniform Information Practices Act. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 165, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1279). ESPERO, IHARA, Gabbard, Keith-Agaran, Kim JUD
SB584 SD1 HD1 CD1
Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation; Co-mortgagor; Extended or Hanai Family Members
RELATING TO MORTGAGES.
Allows an extended or hanai family member to act as a co-mortgagor in assisting a qualified resident in securing a mortgage to purchase a dwelling unit from the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 166, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1280). ESPERO, S. Chang, Harimoto, K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran, Nishihara HSG, CPC  HB870
SB609 HD1 CD1
Public Accountancy; Peer Reviews; Attestation Engagements
RELATING TO ATTESTATION ENGAGEMENTS.
Requires that peer reviews performed on public accounting firms are performed in accordance with the entirety of the Statements on Standards for Attestation Engagements adopted by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 167, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1281). NISHIHARA, Dela Cruz, Inouye, Kidani IAC, CPC
SB611 SD1 HD2 CD1
Counties; Automatic Fire Sprinklers; Residences; Agricultural and Aquacultural Structures
RELATING TO FIRE SPRINKLERS.
Extends the prohibition on county requirements for automatic sprinklers or sprinkler systems in one- and two-family detached dwelling units and non-residential agricultural and aquacultural structures located outside urban areas. (CD1)
(H) 6/23/2017- Act 053, on 06/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1153). NISHIHARA, KIDANI, Dela Cruz, K. Kahele, Wakai HSG, CPC
SB655 SD2 HD2 CD1
Emergency Management; News Media Access
RELATING TO MEDIA ACCESS.
Allows the news media, under certain conditions, to access areas that are closed pursuant to emergency management powers of the Governor and Mayor. Limits the liability of the Senate and counties. Specifies that the State, counties, and designated emergency management authority are not responsible for providing logistical support to media accessing emergency areas. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 168, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1282). INOUYE, RUDERMAN, TOKUDA, S. Chang, Green PBS, JUD
SB712 HD1 CD1
B&F; Variance Report; Expenditures; Position Counts
RELATING TO THE VARIANCE REPORT.
Requires the Governor to submit summarized comparisons by department of the following for fiscal year 2017-2018 and fiscal year 2018-2019: (1) budgeted and actual/estimated expenditures for operating costs, with breakdowns by cost elements and means of financing; and (2) the position ceiling and number of positions filled or estimated to be filled. Requires this information to be submitted with the variance report for 2019, with a recommendation of whether similar information should be required in future variance reports. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 169, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1283). TOKUDA FIN
SB715 SD2 HD1 CD1
Special Action Team on Affordable Rental Housing; Membership
RELATING TO THE SPECIAL ACTION TEAM ON AFFORDABLE RENTAL HOUSING.
Adds the Executive Director of the Hawaii Community Development Authority and the Executive Director of the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to the Special Action Team on Affordable Rental Housing. (CD1)
(S) 7/7/2017- Act 096, 07/05/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1197). TOKUDA, K. RHOADS, Kouchi HSG/WAL, FIN
SB718 SD1 HD1 CD1
Community Court Outreach Project; Nonviolent Criminal Offenders; Appropriation
RELATING TO THE COMMUNITY COURT OUTREACH PROJECT.
Establishes a community court outreach project in the City and County of Honolulu, subject to the availability of funds. (CD1)
(H) 6/23/2017- Act 055, on 06/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1155). TOKUDA, K. RHOADS, Kouchi JUD, FIN
SB773 SD2 HD1 CD1
Industrial Hemp Pilot Program; Department of Agriculture
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Amends the Industrial Hemp Pilot Program by restricting cultivation of industrial hemp under the pilot project to agricultural lands and requires counties to recognize it as an agricultural product, use, or activity. Allows license application year-round. Repeals certain physical facility requirements. Repeals the requirement for a movement permit to transport industrial hemp grain or plant material. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 199, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1313). GABBARD, RUDERMAN, SHIMABUKURO, Nishihara, Riviere, Wakai AGR/EDB, FIN
SB786 SD1 HD1 CD1
Medical Marijuana; Medical Cannabis; Change of Terminology
RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.
Amends Hawaii Revised Statutes and Hawaii Administrative Rules to substitute references to "medical marijuana" and like terms with "medical cannabis" and like terms. Requires the Department of Health to make all conforming revisions to Administrative Rules upon their next amendment and to other documents and items by December 31, 2019. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 170, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1284). GABBARD, KIDANI, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, Baker, S. Chang, Ihara, Kim, Nishihara, Riviere HLT, JUD  HB37
SB808 SD1 HD1 CD1
Hawaii Association of Conservation Districts; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII ASSOCIATION OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.
Makes an appropriation from the special land and development fund to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for the operational expenses and staffing costs of the Hawaii Association of Conservation Districts. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 171, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1285). GABBARD, K. RHOADS, RIVIERE, RUDERMAN, Nishihara, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi WAL, FIN  HB785
SB850 HD2 CD1
Independent Verification and Validation of Information Technology Projects; Chief Information Officer
RELATING TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
Requires the Chief Information Officer to identify the information technology projects of the executive branch, including DOE and UH, that shall be subject to independent verification and validation. (CD1)
(S) 6/22/2017- Act 037, 06/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1137). TOKUDA EDB, FIN
SB859 SD1 HD1 CD1
Workers' Compensation; Medical Examination; Chaperone; Recording Devices
RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.
Grants an employee the right to have a chaperone present during an independent medical examination relating to a work injury for workers' compensation purposes and, with the approval of the examining physician or surgeon, to record the medical examination. Specifies that if an employee or employee's chaperone obstructs the medical exam, the employee's right to workers' compensation shall be suspended until the obstruction ceases. Repeals on 6/30/2019. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 172, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1286). KEITH-AGARAN, K. RHOADS LAB, FIN  HB978
SB865 SD1 HD1 CD1
Contractors; Performance of Electrical or Plumbing Work; Licensing
RELATING TO CONTRACTORS.
Permits persons licensed as an electrical or plumbing contractor under this chapter to enter into contracts to perform electrical or plumbing work; provided that if a contractor's responsible managing employee, which includes a sole proprietor, is not licensed in accordance with chapter 448E, HRS, then the contractor shall employ individuals licensed in accordance with chapter 448E, HRS, to actually perform the electrical or plumbing work. Exempts employees of public utilities and community antennae television companies. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 173, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1287). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC  HB976
SB882
Farm to School Month in Hawaii
RELATING TO FARM TO SCHOOL MONTH IN HAWAII.
Designates the month of October as "Farm to School Month in Hawaii."
(H) 4/26/2017- Act 010, on 04/26/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1110). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) AGR, EDN  HB1016
SB885 SD2 HD2 CD1
Risk Management and Insurance Administration; Department of Accounting and General Services
RELATING TO THE STATE RISK MANAGEMENT AND INSURANCE ADMINISTRATION.
Permits the Comptroller to acquire risk management, investigative, claims adjustment, actuarial, and other services on a fixed fee basis. Exempts a broker submitting a proposal in response to a fixed fee solicitation by the Comptroller and the broker's performance of the activities in accordance with the proposal from certain provisions of the Insurance Code. (CD1)
(S) 6/26/2017- Act 062, 06/23/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1163). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  HB1019
SB895 SD1 HD2 CD1
Criminal Trespass; State Lands; State Highways
RELATING TO CRIMINAL TRESPASS.
Establishes the offense of criminal trespass onto state lands to the penal code. Amends the offense of criminal trespass in the second degree to apply to government agricultural property regardless of whether it is fenced, enclosed, or otherwise secured. (CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 136, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1237). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) WAL, JUD  HB1029
SB900 SD1 HD1 CD1
Hawaii Community-based Economic Development Technical and Financial Assistance Program
RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY-BASED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TECHNICAL AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
Amends the definition of "community-based organization." Amends the qualifications for community-based economic development grants to include technical assistance to community-based organizations. Reduces the number of Community-Based Economic Development Advisory Council members from twelve to ten. (CD1)
(S) 6/22/2017- Act 047, 06/20/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1147). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) EDB, FIN  HB1034
SB902 SD1 HD1 CD1
High Technology Development Corporation; Hawaii Technology Development Corporation; Repeal Hawaii Software Service Center
RELATING TO THE HIGH TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
Changes the name of the High Technology Development Corporation to the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation. Changes all references in Chapter 206M, Hawaii Revised Statutes, from "high technology" to "technology." Repeals the Hawaii Software Service Center established within the High Technology Development Corporation. (CD1)
(S) 7/6/2017- Act 069, 07/03/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1170). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) EDB, FIN  HB1036
SB908 SD1 HD2 CD1
Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Act
RELATING TO THE SMALL BUSINESS REGULATORY FLEXIBILITY ACT.
Adopts a more explicit definition of "small business"; clarifies the powers of the Small Business Regulatory Review Board; increases the number of board members, with two nominated by the Board; clarifies when agencies are required to report to the Board and when the Board is required to report to the Legislature. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 174, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1288). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) EDB, FIN  HB1042
SB911 SD1 HD1 CD1
Hula Mae Multifamily Revenue Bond Authorization ($)
RELATING TO THE HOUSING LOAN AND MORTGAGE PROGRAM.
Increases the Hula Mae Multifamily Revenue Bond authorization amount from $1,000,000,000 to $1,500,000,000. Requires the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to submit annual reports to the Legislature describing the activity of the revenue bond. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 175, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1289). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HSG, FIN  HB1045
SB914 SD1 HD1 CD1
Collective Bargaining; Cost Items; Benefits; Collective Bargaining Units (2), (8), (9), and (13); Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Appropriates and authorizes funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining units (2), (8), (9), and (13) and their excluded counterparts. (CD1)
(H) 5/23/2017- Act 022, on 05/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1122). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB1048
SB915 SD1 HD1 CD1
Collective Bargaining; Cost Items; Benefits; Collective Bargaining Units (3) and (4); Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Appropriates and authorizes funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining units (3) and (4) and their excluded counterparts. (CD1)
(H) 5/23/2017- Act 023, on 05/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1123). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB1049
SB917 SD1 HD1 CD1
Collective Bargaining; Cost Items; Benefits; Collective Bargaining Unit (5); Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Appropriates and authorizes funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for public employees in collective bargaining unit (5) and their excluded counterparts. (CD1)
(H) 5/23/2017- Act 024, on 05/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1124). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB1051
SB918 SD1 HD1 CD1
Collective Bargaining; Cost Items; Benefits; Collective Bargaining Unit (6); Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Appropriates and authorizes funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for public employees in collective bargaining unit (6) and their excluded counterparts. (CD1)
(H) 5/23/2017- Act 025, on 05/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1125). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB1052
SB919 SD1 HD1 CD1
Collective Bargaining; Cost Items; Benefits; Collective Bargaining Units (7), (1), and (10); Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Appropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for Hawaii employer-union health benefits trust fund costs for public employees in collective bargaining units (7), (1), and (10) and their excluded counterparts. (CD1)
(H) 5/23/2017- Act 026, on 05/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1126). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB1053
SB923 SD1 HD1 CD1
Collective Bargaining; Cost Items; Benefits; Collective Bargaining Unit (11); Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Appropriates and authorizes funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for public employees in collective bargaining unit (11) and their excluded counterparts. (CD1)
(H) 5/23/2017- Act 027, on 05/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1127). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB1057
SB926 SD1 HD1 CD1
Collective Bargaining; Cost Items; Benefits; Collective Bargaining Unit (14); Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Appropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for Hawaii employer-union health benefits trust fund costs for public employees in collective bargaining unit (14) and their excluded counterparts. (CD1)
(H) 5/23/2017- Act 028, on 05/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1128). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB1060
SB930 SD2 HD1 CD1
Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund; Forfeiture
RELATING TO UNCLAIMED PROPERTY OF THE HAWAII EMPLOYER-UNION HEALTH BENEFITS TRUST FUND.
Provides a means for the EUTF to void claims for reimbursement of medicare part B premiums or any other debt payable that totals less than $500 and is older than ten years. (CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 144, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1245). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB1064
SB935 SD2 HD1 CD1
Hawaii Employer-union Health Benefits Trust Fund; Public Employment; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO STAFF OF THE HAWAII EMPLOYER-UNION HEALTH BENEFITS TRUST FUND.
Authorizes the Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund to employ staff through the civil service system. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 145, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1246). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB1069
SB936 SD2 HD1 CD1
Employees' Retirement System
RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Extends benefit finalization period for December 31 retirements; changes interest rate for late benefit finalizations; extends deadline for employer payments under section 88-100, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Allows delegation of certain disability retirement and service connected death benefit approval functions. Incrementally increases the rates for employer contributions to the Employees' Retirement System. (CD1)
(H) 5/23/2017- Act 017, on 05/18/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1117). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB1070
SB939 SD1
Investment and Deposit of State Funds
RELATING TO STATE FUNDS.
Clarifies the investment and funds management functions of the Department of Budget and Finance. (SD1)
(H) 4/26/2017- Act 009, on 04/26/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1109). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB1073
SB941 HD1 CD1
Electronic Funds Transfers
RELATING TO ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFERS.
Updates statute relating to electronic funds transfers to allow Automated Clearing House account debit transactions in certain situations as may be approved by the Director of Finance. (CD1)
(H) 7/11/2017- Act 146, on 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1247). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB1075
SB942
Emergency and Budget Reserve Fund
RELATING TO THE EMERGENCY AND BUDGET RESERVE FUND.
Amends section 328L-3, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to remove the specific percentage of tobacco settlement moneys that is to be deposited to the Emergency and Budget Reserve Fund.
(H) 4/26/2017- Act 008, on 04/26/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1108). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB1076
SB946 SD1 HD1 CD1
State Service Fees; Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs; Professional and Vocational Licensing Areas
RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY TO ADJUST PROFESSIONAL AND VOCATIONAL LICENSING FEES.
Updates the existing authority of the department of commerce and consumer affairs to adjust licensing fees, subject to the approval of the governor, to include licensing regulatory areas not currently referenced in section 92-28, Hawaii Revised Statutes, and all future licensing regulatory areas statutorily assigned to or placed within the department. (CD1)
(S) 7/11/2017- Act 147, 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1248). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) IAC, CPC, FIN  HB1080
SB947 SD2 HD1 CD1
Citations; Beauty Culture Violations; Fines; Licensees; Permittees
RELATING TO CITATIONS FOR BEAUTY CULTURE VIOLATIONS.
Authorizes the issuance of a citation for specific violations of beauty culture laws by licensees and permittees. Sets forth a process for licensees and permittees to contest the citation and provides for the assessment of fines for each violation. (CD1)
(S) 7/11/2017- Act 148, 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1249). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) IAC, CPC, JUD, FIN  HB1081
SB948 HD1 CD1
Attorneys; Division of Financial Institutions
RELATING TO GOVERNMENTAL RETENTION OF ATTORNEYS.
Revises the Division of Financial Institution's exemption from the general prohibition against departmental employment or retention of attorneys by removing the reference to mortgage loan recovery fund actions. (CD1)
(S) 7/11/2017- Act 149, 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1250). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) IAC, LAB, FIN  HB1082
SB949 SD1 HD1 CD1
Money Transmitters; Change in Control; Division of Financial Institutions; Criminal History Record Check; Outstanding Payment Instruments
RELATING TO MONEY TRANSMITTERS.
Clarifies the money transmitters law, including updating requirements for money transmitter license and change in control applications, criminal background checks, security devices, permissible investments, records, and voluntary surrender of license. Updates various definitions. Takes effect 09/01/2017; annual licensee report requirements effective 11/01/2017, for licenses as of 7/1/2017. (CD1)
(S) 6/22/2017- Act 045, 06/20/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1145). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) IAC/CPC, FIN  HB1083
SB950 SD2 HD1 CD1
Mortgage Servicers; Division of Financial Institutions; Presumption of Control; Change in Control
RELATING TO MORTGAGE SERVICERS.
Updates requirements relating to licensed mortgage servicers by requiring approval by the commissioner of financial institutions for a change in control; and clarifying which persons associated with a mortgage servicer are presumed to exercise control and are subject to interviews, examination, and disclosure requirements. Effective 9/1/2017. (CD1)
(S) 6/22/2017- Act 046, 06/20/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1146). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) IAC, CPC, FIN  HB1084
SB951 SD2 HD1 CD1
Mortgage Loan Originators; Division of Financial Institutions; Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act; Change in Control; Background Checks
RELATING TO MORTGAGE LOAN ORIGINATION.
Updates the State's mortgage loan origination law to clarify: persons subject to criminal history disclosures and criminal history background checks on applications for licensure and change in control of the licensee; procedures for change in control of a licensee; persons who must disclose their relevant criminal history and criminal history background checks upon application for licensure and change of control of the licensee; criminal background check fee requirements; and conditions under which an employee performing mortgage loan origination activities for a nonprofit is exempt from registration and licensure as a mortgage loan originator. Effective 9/1/2017. (CD1)
(S) 7/11/2017- Act 150, 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1251). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) IAC, CPC, FIN  HB1085
SB952 SD1 HD1 CD1
Insurance Commissioner; Prior Approval Authority; Long-term Care Insurance; Insurance Rates; Rate Regulation
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Provides the insurance commissioner express prior approval authority over long-term care insurance rates. Effective 1/1/2018. (CD1)
(S) 7/11/2017- Act 151, 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1252). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  HB1086
SB953 SD2 HD1 CD1
Insurance Fraud; Certificate of Authority; Fees; Motor Vehicle Self-insurance; Nonresident Adjusters; Producer Licensing Model Act; Motor Vehicle Insurance; Third-party Claimant; General Excise Tax; Supervision
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Requires a motor vehicle insurer to pay the applicable general excise tax and certificate of ownership fee when settling with a third-party claimant in a total loss claim. Increases monetary penalties for insurance fraud for a class C felony and misdemeanor. Clarifies process for insurers applying for an original certificate of authority and transferring insurers amending corporate documents after a transfer. Specifies fee for a certificate of authority for an application for motor vehicle self-insurance. Permits insurance commissioner to issue a declaration before an event that may require the use of nonresident adjusters. Beginning 1/1/2019, conforms producer licensing requirements to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' Producer Licensing Model Act. Requires certain costs and expenses incurred by the commissioner during supervisory procedures to be paid or reimbursed by insurer assets. Makes housekeeping amendments. (CD1)
(S) 7/11/2017- Act 152, 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1253). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  HB1087
SB969 HD2
Emergency Appropriation; Department of Human Resources Development ($)
MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT.
Makes an emergency appropriation to provide funds for the Department of Human Resources Development to pay claims as required by the Hawaii Workers' Compensation Law. (SB969 HD2)
(H) 5/23/2017- Act 020, on 05/18/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1120). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB1103
SB976 HD1 CD1
Hawaii Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act; Tier II Fee Increase
RELATING TO TIER II FILING FEES FOR REPORTING OF HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES.
Changes the Hawaii Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act, Tier II filing fee from $100 to $200, to provide needed preparedness resources to Local Emergency Planning Committees. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 162, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1276). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HLT, PBS, FIN  HB1110
SB984 HD1 CD1
Workers' Compensation; Physician
RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION PHYSICIAN.
Amends the definition of "physician" in Workers' Compensation Law to include advanced practice registered nurses. (CD1)
(S) 7/11/2017- Act 153, 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1254). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, CPC  HB1118
SB992 SD2 HD1 CD1
Vessels Aground; Department of Land and Natural Resources Control of Vessels; Costs of Removal
RELATING TO VESSELS AGROUND.
Clarifies that the Department of Land and Natural Resources (Department) may assume immediate control of a vessel that is grounded on state submerged land, a shoreline, or a coral reef, or in imminent danger of breaking up, if the vessel cannot be removed by the owner within 24 hours from the time the vessel is grounded. Clarifies that the Department may assume immediate control of a vessel grounded on a sand beach, sand bar, or mudflat not in imminent danger of breaking up after the owner has been given 72 hours' notice to remove the vessel and has not done so. Effective 9/1/17. (CD1)
(S) 7/11/2017- Act 154, 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1255). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) OMH, JUD, FIN  HB1126
SB997 SD1 HD2 CD1
Uniform Controlled Substances Act
RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT.
Updates the Uniform Controlled Substances Act to make it consistent with amendments in federal controlled substances law as required under the authority to schedule controlled substances. (CD1)
(S) 7/11/2017- Act 155, 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1256). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HLT, JUD  HB1131
SB1002 SD1 HD1
Conformity to the Internal Revenue Code for 2016; Income Tax; Estate and Generation-skipping Transfer Tax
RELATING TO CONFORMITY TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.
Conforms Hawaii income and estate and generation-skipping transfer tax laws to the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended as of December 31, 2016. (SB1002 HD1)
(S) 7/7/2017- Act 095, 07/05/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1196). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB1136
SB1006 SD1 HD1 CD1
Estate and Generation-skipping Transfer Tax
RELATING TO THE ESTATE AND GENERATION-SKIPPING TRANSFER TAXES.
Clarifies the situs of property where the property is held by the decedent through a single member limited liability company that has not elected to be taxed as a corporation. (CD1)
(S) 7/11/2017- Act 156, 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1257). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD, FIN  HB1140
SB1007 SD1
Withholding Tax Returns
RELATING TO WITHHOLDING TAX.
Changes the frequency of filing returns of taxes withheld on wages paid from monthly to quarterly for all employers. (SD1)
(H) 4/26/2017- Act 007, on 04/26/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1107). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB1141
SB1016 SD1 HD1 CD1
Transportation; Bridges; Exemptions
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Temporarily exempts the Department of Transportation and its contractors from certain state requirements for certain bridge rehabilitation projects by extending the end date to June 30, 2022. (CD1)
(S) 6/22/2017- Act 048, 06/20/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1148). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) TRN, FIN  HB1150
SB1171 SD1 HD1 CD1
Health Care Privacy Harmonization Act; De-identified Protected Health Information; Disclosures, Uses, and Production
RELATING TO THE HEALTH CARE PRIVACY HARMONIZATION ACT.
Identifies certain circumstances under which the State has a compelling interest in the disclosure, use, and production of de-identified protected health information under the Health Care Privacy Harmonization Act; provided that the information has been de-identified pursuant to title 45 Code of Federal Regulations part 164. (CD1)
(S) 7/11/2017- Act 157, 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1258). BAKER, ENGLISH, KEITH-AGARAN HLT, JUD  HB1404
SB1218 SD1
Revision Bill
RELATING TO STATUTORY REVISION: AMENDING 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.
Amends 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. (SD1)
(H) 4/26/2017- Act 012, on 04/26/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1112). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD  HB1357
SB1227 HD2 CD1
Foreclosures; Attorney Affirmation; Judicial Foreclosure
RELATING TO FORECLOSURES.
Makes permanent the affirmation requirement and form that is filed by an attorney on behalf of a mortgagee who is seeking to foreclose on a residential property under a judicial foreclosure action. Repeals the affirmation requirement of an attorney who files a complaint in a mortgage foreclosure action that would have been effective on 07/01/2017. (CD1)
(S) 7/11/2017- Act 158, 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1259). KEITH-AGARAN, BAKER CPC, JUD
SB1244 SD2 HD2 CD1
Affordable Housing Units; Transfer; Qualified Nonprofit Housing Trusts
RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
Authorizes qualified nonprofit housing trusts to repurchase affordable units developed with government assistance when a government entity waives its first right of refusal to repurchase the unit. Authorizes counties to waive a first right of refusal to repurchase a privately-developed affordable housing unit built pursuant to a unilateral agreement or similar instrument. (CD1)
(S) 7/11/2017- Act 159, 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1260). ESPERO, HARIMOTO, K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran, Nishihara HSG, FIN
SB1264 SD1 HD2 CD1
Security Guards; Registration; Renewal; Continuing Education
RELATING TO SECURITY GUARDS.
Amends the process for registration, registration renewal, instruction, and training for security guards. Triennial registration period for security guards effective beginning on 6/30/2018. (CD1)
(S) 7/11/2017- Act 160, 07/10/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1261). BAKER, DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, ESPERO, KEITH-AGARAN, K. Kahele, Kim, Kouchi, Nishihara IAC, CPC  HB1515
SB1286 SD2 HD2 CD1
Private Trade, Vocational, and Technical Schools; Licensing; Licensing Fee; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO PRIVATE TRADE, VOCATIONAL, AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS.
Clarifies the scope of the private trade, vocational, and technical school licensure program within the department of education. Establishes a licensing fee to ensure the sustainability of the licensure program. Establishes a license renewal process and fee. Creates the private trade, vocational, and technical school licensure special fund. Appropriates moneys for one full-time equivalent position within the department of education to administer licensing. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 164, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1278). KIDANI, BAKER, ESPERO, HARIMOTO, KEITH-AGARAN, S. Chang, Dela Cruz, Inouye, Nishihara, Ruderman, Wakai EDN, CPC, FIN  HB494