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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
SB110 SD2 HD1
Department of Land and Natural Resources; Aquatic Mitigation Banking; Aquatic In-lieu Fee Mitigation
RELATING TO AQUATIC RESOURCES.
Authorizes the Department of Land and Natural Resources to use in-lieu fee mitigation to restore, create, enhance, or preserve aquatic habitats or resources as compensatory mitigation. (SB110 HD1)
(S) 4/17/2017- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 587). K. RHOADS OMH/WAL, 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
SB174 SD2 HD2
Medical Marijuana; Debilitating Medical Condition
RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.
Amends the definition of debilitating medical condition to include lupus, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and arthritis as conditions that qualify for the legal use of medical marijuana. (SB174 HD2)
(S) 4/21/2017- The conference committee deferred the measure. ESPERO, ENGLISH, RUDERMAN, S. Chang, Dela Cruz, Gabbard, Galuteria, Kidani HLT, JUD
SB185 SD2 HD1
Child Care Providers; Liability Insurance Coverage; Requirement
RELATING TO CHILD CARE PROVIDERS.
Beginning January 1, 2019, requires child care providers licensed or registered by the Department of Human Services to obtain and maintain liability insurance coverage. (SB185 HD1)
(S) 4/24/2017- The conference committee deferred the measure. GREEN, S. CHANG, Baker HUS, CPC
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
SB221 SD2 HD1
Highway Safety; Photo Red Light Imaging; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.
Establishes the Photo Red Light Imaging Detector Systems Program (Program). Authorizes counties to administer the Program. Requires proceeds of fines to be expended in the county from which they were collected for operation of the Program. Makes an appropriation. Establishes a Red Light Running Committee. (SB221 HD1)
(S) 4/27/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-17 2:00PM in conference room 225. BAKER, INOUYE, K. RHOADS, S. Chang, Keith-Agaran, Tokuda TRN, FIN  HB736
SB224 SD2 HD2
School Psychologists; Licensure; Board of Psychology
RELATING TO PSYCHOLOGY.
Establishes licensure requirements for school psychologists to be administered by the board of psychology. Amends the composition of the board to include two school psychologists. (SB224 HD2)
(S) 4/28/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-17 3:00PM in conference room 329. BAKER, IHARA, INOUYE, KIDANI, TOKUDA, S. Chang, Gabbard EDN, IAC/CPC, FIN  HB241
SB249 SD2 HD1
Retirement; Pension; Judges; Employees' Retirement System
RELATING TO RETIREMENT.
Reduces the percentage of average final compensation used to calculate the retirement allowance for a member who first earned credited service as a judge after June 30, 2050, to two per cent. (SB249 HD1)
(S) 4/28/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-17 4:45PM in conference room 309. KEITH-AGARAN, INOUYE, Dela Cruz, Kim LAB, FIN  HB987
SB272 SD2 HD1
Rat Lungworm Disease; University of Hawaii at Hilo; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO RAT LUNGWORM DISEASE.
Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii at Hilo for programs, studies, and activities related to the prevention and eradication of rat lungworm disease. (SB272 HD1)
(S) 4/28/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-17 4:15PM in conference room 329. K. KAHELE, BAKER, GREEN, INOUYE, RUDERMAN AGR, HED, FIN  HB474
SB276 SD1 HD1
Courts; Judges; Circuit Court; District Court; Family Court
RELATING TO JUDGES.
Authorizes the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court to establish district family courts. Increases the number of judges of the District Court of the Second Circuit from three to four judges. Makes housekeeping amendments to laws relating to the composition of judges of the circuit courts, district courts, and family courts. (SB276 HD1)
(S) 4/28/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-17 5:00PM in conference room 325. KEITH-AGARAN JUD, FIN  HB1252
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
SB305 SD1 HD1
Medical Marijuana Premises; Video Monitoring; Retention
RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES.
Specifies that video monitoring and recording of medical marijuana production center and retail dispensing location premises shall be retained for a period of forty-five days. (SB305 HD1)
(S) 4/21/2017- The conference committee deferred the measure. BAKER, Nishihara HLT, JUD
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
SB335 SD1 HD1
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 and child-related disputes. Specifies law and procedures applicable to family law and child-related arbitrations. (SB335 HD1)
(S) 4/24/2017- Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-25-17 10:20AM in conference room 325. KEITH-AGARAN, Gabbard, Kim, K. Rhoads JUD  HB1235
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
SB376 SD1 HD1 CD1
Interisland Transmission System; Repeal
RELATING TO THE INTERISLAND TRANSMISSION SYSTEM.
Repeals chapter 269, part VIII, Hawaii Revised Statutes, relating to the interisland transmission system. (CD1)
(H) 7/13/2017- Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 205, 07/12/2017, (Gov. Msg. No. 1319). BAKER, GREEN, INOUYE, RUDERMAN, S. Chang, Nishihara EEP, CPC
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
SB392 SD1 HD1
Condominiums; Associations; Meetings; Voting; Proxies
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
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. (SB392 HD1)
(S) 4/17/2017- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 587). BAKER, K. RHOADS, S. Chang, Espero, Nishihara IAC, CPC  HB239
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
SB410 SD1 HD1
Collective Bargaining; Negotiations
RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
Clarifies the allowable scope of collective bargaining negotiations regarding the rights and obligations of a public employer. (SB410 HD1)
(S) 7/11/2017- Vetoed on 07-11-17 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1268). KEITH-AGARAN LAB, FIN  HB232
SB420 SD1 HD1
Laser Devices; Aircraft; Criminal Offense
RELATING TO LASER DEVICES.
Makes it a criminal offense to intentionally or knowingly direct a beam from a laser or laser scope at an occupied aircraft under certain circumstances. (SB420 HD1)
(S) 4/26/2017- Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-27-17 4:30PM in conference room 312. KEITH-AGARAN, DELA CRUZ, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, K. Kahele TRN, JUD  HB1348
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
SB429 SD2 HD2
Online Privacy; Employees; Applicants; Students; Prospective Students
RELATING TO THE UNIFORM EMPLOYEE AND STUDENT ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT.
Adopts uniform laws on protecting the online accounts of employees, unpaid interns, applicants, students, and prospective students from employers and educational institutions, respectively. (SB429 HD2)
(S) 4/26/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-17 1:30PM in conference room 325. KEITH-AGARAN, K. RHOADS, Gabbard, K. Kahele, Kidani, Kim, Wakai LAB, JUD, FIN  HB814
SB469 SD2 HD1 CD1
Judiciary Package; Appropriations; Budget ($)
RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY.
Appropriates funds for the judiciary for the fiscal biennium beginning 7/1/2017 and ending 6/30/2019. Effective 7/1/2017. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 195, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1309). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD, FIN  HB320
SB478 SD1 HD1
County Council Records; Required Disclosures; Sunshine Law
RELATING TO GOVERNMENT RECORDS.
Allows a county council member to provide other council members with government records that are public record and created by persons who are not members or employees of the county council, subject to certain conditions. (SB478 HD1)
(S) 4/24/2017- Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-25-17 10:20AM in conference room 325. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD  HB325
SB488 SD1 HD1 CD1
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Search Warrants; Technical Assistance
RELATING TO SEARCH WARRANTS.
Allows courts to authorize an individual or entity other than a sheriff deputy or an officer to provide technical assistance to the deputy sheriff or officer in examining an electronic device or storage media that is the subject of a search warrant. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 196, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1310). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD  HB300
SB491 SD1 HD1 CD1
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Grant-in-Aid; Career Criminal Prosecution Unit; Appropriation ($)
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
SB502 SD1 HD1
In Vitro Fertilization; Required Insurance Coverage
RELATING TO IN VITRO FERTILIZATION INSURANCE COVERAGE.
Removes discriminatory requirements for mandatory insurance coverage of in vitro fertilization procedures to create parity of coverage for same-sex couples, unmarried women, and male-female couples for whom male infertility is the relevant factor. (SB502 HD1)
(S) 4/21/2017- The conference committee deferred the measure. SHIMABUKURO, BAKER, ENGLISH, ESPERO, GREEN, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, K. RHOADS, TOKUDA, S. Chang, Inouye, Kouchi, L. Thielen HLT, CPC, FIN  HB664
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
SB511 SD2 HD1
Child Care Facilities; Inspections; Reports; Oversight; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CHILD CARE FACILITIES.
Requires the Department of Human Services (DHS) to post on its website, reports of child care facility inspections beginning with inspections occurring on January 1, 2019, and suspected or actual complaint violations, including DHS's findings and corrective actions. Appropriates funds to implement and comply with the reporting requirements for child care facilities. (SB511 HD1)
(S) 4/27/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-17 9:00AM in conference room 229. KIDANI, ESPERO, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, K. RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, L. THIELEN, TOKUDA, S. Chang, Green, Ihara, Kim, Kouchi HUS, FIN  HB673
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
SB522 SD1 HD1
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome; Sudden Unexpected Infant Death; Safe Sleep Policy
RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
Requires Department of Human Services (DHS) registered or licensed child care facilities to: (1) Place any child less than a year old on the child's back to sleep; (2) Discuss the Safe Sleep Policy with the child's parent or legal guardian before the child is enrolled in the facility; (3) Complete training in safe sleep practices; and (4) Report the death of a child, employee, or household member, and any illness or injury received at the facility to DHS within one working day of occurrence. (SB522 HD1)
(S) 4/25/2017- The conference committee deferred the measure. SHIMABUKURO, Baker, Inouye, Kidani, Kim, L. Thielen, Tokuda HUS, FIN  HB684
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
SB562 SD1 HD1
County Lifeguards; Attorney General; Defense
RELATING TO TORT LIABILITY.
Requires the Attorney General to defend any civil action against the county based on negligence, wrongful act, or omission of a county lifeguard for services at a designated state beach park under an agreement between the State and a county. (SB562 HD1)
(S) 7/11/2017- Vetoed on 07-11-17 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1269). ENGLISH, BAKER, GREEN, HARIMOTO, KEITH-AGARAN, S. Chang, Espero JUD
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
SB602 HD1
Motor Vehicles; Registration Fees; Disabled Veterans
RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM REGISTRATION FEES.
Repeals the requirement that a disabled veteran be in receipt of disability retirement pay from the armed forces to be exempt from the payment of annual vehicle registration fees. (SB602 HD1)
(S) 4/28/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-17 1:00PM in conference room 312. NISHIHARA, Dela Cruz, Kidani VMI, FIN  HB1222
SB603 SD1 HD2
Corrections; Correctional Facilities; Administrative and Disciplinary Segregation; Oahu Community Correctional Center Relocation; Report
RELATING TO CORRECTIONS.
Requires report to Legislature on solitary confinement in Hawaii and Arizona correctional facilities that house Hawaii inmates. Requires Department of Public Safety to expand the environmental impact statement process for potential sites for the Oahu Community Correctional Center relocation and submit a report to Legislature. (SB603 HD2)
(H) 4/18/2017- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 681). NISHIHARA, ESPERO, Baker, Dela Cruz, K. Kahele, Kidani, Wakai PBS, JUD
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
SB612 SD2 HD1
Department of Agriculture; Qualified Feed Developer Grants; Livestock Revitalization Program; Appropriation; GO Bonds ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Makes housekeeping amendment to the Livestock Revitalization Program. Appropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for the feed developer grant program and reimbursements to qualified producers for feed costs. Authorizes GO bonds for the planning, designing, and purchasing of a livestock feed mill. (SB612 HD1)
(S) 4/24/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-17 10:00AM in conference room 224. NISHIHARA, KIDANI, Baker, Dela Cruz, K. Kahele AGR, FIN  HB483
SB620 SD2 HD2
Taxation; Sales; Out-of-State Retailers or Vendors; Notification; Reporting
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Requires retailers or vendors that are not located in the State and not required to pay or collect general excise or use tax for sales to send certain information to purchasers in the State. Allows the Director of Taxation to require retailers or vendors to submit an annual report to the Department of Taxation. Exempts retailers or vendors who voluntarily collect and pay use tax to the Department of Taxation. Prohibits the Department of Taxation from fining, charging interest on, or penalizing in any way a purchaser who receives notification and does not pay the use tax. Amends the definition of business under Hawaii's general excise tax law. (SB620 HD2)
(S) 4/26/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-17 11:00AM in conference room 016. DELA CRUZ, KIDANI, Inouye, Nishihara, Wakai CPC, FIN  HB345
SB627 SD1 HD1
Condominiums; Condominium Association Members; Board Members; Board Meetings; Notice
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
Makes violation of a mandatory provision of the State's condominium law by a condominium board of directors or its officers and members a per se violation of the board's fiduciary duty, but provides a safe harbor from liability for a board member who votes against the action that constitutes a violation. Authorizes board to adopt rules for owner participation in deliberations and discussions of the board and requires notification to owners of the rules. Requires the notice for board meetings to include a list of items expected to be on the meeting agenda. Requires unapproved final drafts of the board minutes to be available within fourteen days after the meeting. (SB627 HD1)
(H) 4/18/2017- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 681). IHARA, INOUYE, S. Chang, Keith-Agaran, Kim, Ruderman CPC  HB832
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
SB658 SD2 HD2
Tourism; Transportation; Aeronautics; Hawaii Airport Corporation
RELATING TO AN AIRPORT CORPORATION.
Authorizes the establishment of the Hawaii Airport Corporation within the Department of Transportation for administrative purposes on July 1, 2018. Sets out appointment of members to the board of directors and powers and duties of the Hawaii Airport Corporation. Transfers the aeronautics functions of the Department of Transportation to the Hawaii Airport Authority. (SB658 HD2)
(S) 4/27/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-17 2:00PM in conference room 225. INOUYE, Dela Cruz, English, K. Kahele, Kidani, Nishihara, Shimabukuro TRN, LAB, FIN  HB1443
SB665 SD2 HD1
Renewable Energy; Solar and Wind Energy Property; Tax Credit; State Building Design; Energy Efficiency; Appropriation
RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
Replaces the current renewable energy technology systems tax credit with tax credits for solar or wind energy property and energy storage property and is applicable to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2017. Establishes a demonstration project for building energy efficiency designs within the Department of Transportation. (SB665 HD1)
(H) 4/28/2017- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-28-17 at 4:15 PM in Conference Room 225. INOUYE, Dela Cruz, K. Kahele, Shimabukuro EEP, FIN
SB683 SD2 HD1
Public Education; Residential Investment Property Surcharge; Visitor Accommodation Surcharge; Constitutional Amendment (ConAm)
PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLES VII AND X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO AUTHORIZE THE LEGISLATURE TO ESTABLISH A SURCHARGE ON RESIDENTIAL INVESTMENT PROPERTY AND VISITOR ACCOMMODATIONS TO INCREASE FUNDING FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION.
Proposes amendments to the Constitution of the State of Hawaii to advance the State's goal of providing a public education for the children of Hawaii by authorizing the legislature to establish, as provided by law, a surcharge on residential investment property and visitor accommodations. (SB683 HD1)
(S) 4/19/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-20-17 2:00PM in conference room 329. KIDANI, K. RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, Dela Cruz, Espero, Gabbard, Inouye, K. Kahele EDN, JUD, FIN  HB182
SB686 SD2 HD1
Education Surcharge; Residential Investment Properties; Visitor Accommodations
RELATING TO EDUCATION FUNDING.
Establishes education surcharges on residential investment properties and visitor accommodations for the purpose of funding public education. (SB686 HD1)
(S) 4/19/2017- Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-20-17 2:00PM in conference room 329. KIDANI, K. RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, Dela Cruz, Espero, Gabbard, Inouye, K. Kahele EDN, JUD, FIN  HB180
SB704 SD2 HD2
Vacation Rentals; Taxation; Transient Accommodations Brokers; Tax Collection Agents; General Excise Tax; Transient Accommodations Tax ($)
RELATING TO VACATION RENTALS.
Allows transient accommodations brokers to register as tax collection agents to collect and remit general excise and transient accommodations taxes on behalf of operators and plan managers using their services for vacation rentals. Requires that the subject property is in compliance with applicable land use laws. Allocates TAT revenues to each county for FY 2017-2018. Sunsets on 12/31/2022. (SB704 HD2)
(H) 4/28/2017- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-28-17 at 5:00PM in Conference Room 423. L. THIELEN, HARIMOTO, KIM, RIVIERE, RUDERMAN, Ihara TOU, FIN
SB712 HD1 CD1
B&F; Variance Report; Expenditures; Position Counts
RELATING TO THE VARIANCE REPORT.
Requires the Governor to submit summarized comparisons by department of the following for fiscal year 2017-2018 and fiscal year 2018-2019: (1) budgeted and actual/estimated expenditures for operating costs, with breakdowns by cost elements and means of financing; and (2) the position ceiling and number of positions filled or estimated to be filled. Requires this information to be submitted with the variance report for 2019, with a recommendation of whether similar information should be required in future variance reports. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 169, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1283). TOKUDA FIN
SB713 SD1 HD1 CD1
Budget Documents; Tax Expenditures
RELATING TO BUDGET DOCUMENTS.
Requires the six-year program and financial plan and budget to include information on tax expenditures. (CD1)
(S) 7/11/2017- Vetoed on 07-11-17 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1270). TOKUDA FIN
SB714 SD2 HD1
Job Training; Supervisory Experience; Shadowing; Retirement; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO JOB TRAINING.
Requires the Department of Human Resources Development to establish and implement a supervisory and professional job shadowing pilot project. Appropriates funds for the pilot project. (SB714 HD1)
(S) 4/20/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-17 1:30PM in conference room 325. TOKUDA LAB, 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
SB717 SD2 HD2
State Property Cleanup Program; Sheriff Patrol Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC REAL PROPERTY.
Establishes a temporary program to clean up state real property after the departure of persons who have illegally camped or lodged on state real property. Requires the Governor to designate the state executive department responsible for the program. Establishes a temporary sheriff patrol program to enforce laws against illegally camping, trespassing, or being present on state real property. Makes appropriations. (SB717 HD2)
(S) 4/25/2017- Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-26-17 4:10PM in conference room 312. TOKUDA, K. RHOADS, Kouchi WAL, JUD, FIN
SB718 SD1 HD1 CD1
Community Court Outreach Project; Nonviolent Criminal Offenders; Appropriation
RELATING TO THE COMMUNITY COURT OUTREACH PROJECT.
Establishes a community court outreach project in the City and County of Honolulu, subject to the availability of funds. (CD1)
(H) 6/23/2017- Act 055, on 06/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1155). TOKUDA, K. RHOADS, Kouchi JUD, FIN
SB719 SD1 HD1
Deferred Maintenance Plan ($)
RELATING TO DEFERRED MAINTENANCE.
Requires the Governor to prepare a deferred maintenance plan to gradually eliminate the deferred maintenance costs of all state-owned buildings, facilities, and other improvements. Requires the initial plan to be submitted to the Legislature with the executive budget for the fiscal biennium 2019-2021. Requires the Governor to prepare annual updates. Imposes the same requirements on the Chief Justice for Judiciary-owned buildings, facilities, and other improvements. Makes an appropriation to the Office of the Governor and to the Judiciary. (SB719 HD1)
(S) 4/24/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-17 2:30PM in conference room 309. TOKUDA, BAKER, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, K. RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, Dela Cruz, English, Gabbard, K. Kahele, Kouchi, Nishihara, Wakai FIN
SB722 SD1 HD1 CD1
Efficiency Measures Pilot Project; Recommencement ($)
RELATING TO EFFICIENCY MEASURES.
Recommences the efficiency measures pilot project first required under Act 67, Session Laws of Hawaii 2015. (CD1)
(S) 7/11/2017- Vetoed on 07-11-17 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1271). TOKUDA, INOUYE, Baker, Dela Cruz, English, Gabbard, K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran, Kidani, Kouchi, Nishihara, Shimabukuro, Wakai FIN
SB723 SD2 HD1
Rapid Occupational Training and Certification Program; Community College System; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Adds as a purpose of the University of Hawaii community college system the provision of occupational training and certification programs designed to rapidly qualify persons to fill new and hard-to-fill position classes in the State, counties, and private sector that require technical skills. Appropriates funds for the programs. (SB723 HD1)
(S) 4/20/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-17 10:00AM in conference room 329. TOKUDA, BAKER, GABBARD, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, K. RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, Dela Cruz, English, K. Kahele, Kouchi, Nishihara, Wakai HED, FIN
SB724 HD1 CD1
Non-discretionary Costs; Reporting of Data
RELATING TO NON-DISCRETIONARY COSTS.
Requires the Department of Budget and Finance to submit to the Legislature before the 2019 regular session a report with estimates for fiscal year 2018-2019 and fiscal year 2019-2020 of general fund appropriations and expenditures for non-discretionary costs. Requires the Director of Finance to recommend whether the information should be provided annually after 2019. (CD1)
(S) 7/13/2017- Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 210, 07/12/2017, (Gov. Msg. No. 1324). TOKUDA, INOUYE, K. RHOADS, Baker, Dela Cruz, Gabbard, K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran, Kidani, Kouchi, Nishihara, Shimabukuro, Wakai 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
SB776 SD2 HD1
Hawaii Invasive Species Authority; Establishment; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION.
Restructures the Hawaii Invasive Species Council as the Hawaii Invasive Species Authority, administratively attached to the Department of Agriculture, to coordinate implementation of the Hawaii Interagency Biosecurity Plan and to improve coordination of the State's invasive species prevention, early detection, rapid response, control, enforcement, and outreach programs. Appropriates funds to implement the authority and relevant interagency invasive species projects. (SB776 HD1)
(S) 4/28/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-17 4:00PM in conference room 224. GABBARD, KEITH-AGARAN, RUDERMAN, Baker, Harimoto, Nishihara, Riviere, Wakai AGR, FIN
SB786 SD1 HD1 CD1
Medical Marijuana; Medical Cannabis; Change of Terminology
RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.
Amends Hawaii Revised Statutes and Hawaii Administrative Rules to substitute references to "medical marijuana" and like terms with "medical cannabis" and like terms. Requires the Department of Health to make all conforming revisions to Administrative Rules upon their next amendment and to other documents and items by December 31, 2019. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 170, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1284). GABBARD, KIDANI, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, Baker, S. Chang, Ihara, Kim, Nishihara, Riviere HLT, JUD  HB37
SB808 SD1 HD1 CD1
Hawaii Association of Conservation Districts; Appropriation ($)
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
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
SB909 SD2 HD2
Energy Assurance; Energy Resources; Energy Emergency Preparedness; Petroleum Shortage
RELATING TO ENERGY ASSURANCE.
Addresses deficiencies in Hawaii's fuel shortage response and energy emergency (energy assurance) statutes; provides policy guidance on preparing for, responding to, recovering from, and mitigating against any actual or potential energy supply disruption or shortage to preserve the State's energy security and to ensure that fuel products and energy resources are made available to emergency services and the public in an orderly, efficient, and safe manner. (SB909 HD2)
(H) 4/28/2017- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-28-17 at 4:15 PM in Conference Room 225. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) EEP, FIN  HB1043
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 $1,500,000,000. Requires the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to submit annual reports to the Legislature describing the activity of the revenue bond. (CD1)
(H) 7/12/2017- Act 175, on 07/11/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1289). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HSG, FIN  HB1045
SB912 SD2 HD1
Downpayment Loan Program; Downpayment Loan Assistance Program; First-time Homebuyer
RELATING TO THE DOWNPAYMENT LOAN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
Expands the Downpayment Loan Program to assist low- and moderate-income households by providing greater assistance to eligible borrowers to become first-time homebuyers. (SB912 HD1)
(S) 4/26/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-17 1:30PM in conference room 229. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HSG, FIN  HB1046
SB914 SD1 HD1 CD1
Collective Bargaining; Cost Items; Benefits; Collective Bargaining Units (2), (8), (9), and (13); Appropriations ($)
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 ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Appropriates and authorizes funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining units (3) and (4) and their excluded counterparts. (CD1)
(H) 5/23/2017- Act 023, on 05/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1123). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB1049
SB916 SD1 HD1
Collective Bargaining; Cost Items; Benefits; Collective Bargaining Unit (4); Appropriations ($)
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 unit (4) and their excluded counterparts. (SB916 HD1)
(S) 4/28/2017- The conference committee deferred the measure. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB1050
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 ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Appropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for Hawaii employer-union health benefits trust fund costs for public employees in collective bargaining units (7), (1), and (10) and their excluded counterparts. (CD1)
(H) 5/23/2017- Act 026, on 05/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1126). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB1053
SB920 SD1 HD1
Collective Bargaining; Cost Items; Benefits; Collective Bargaining Unit (8); Appropriations ($)
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 (8) and their excluded counterparts. (SB920 HD1)
(S) 4/28/2017- The conference committee deferred the measure. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB1054
SB921 SD1 HD1
Collective Bargaining; Cost Items; Benefits; Collective Bargaining Unit (9); Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Appropriates and authorizes funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining unit (9) and their excluded counterparts. (SB921 HD1)
(S) 4/28/2017- The conference committee deferred the measure. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB1055
SB923 SD1 HD1 CD1
Collective Bargaining; Cost Items; Benefits; Collective Bargaining Unit (11); Appropriations ($)
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
SB925 SD1 HD1
Collective Bargaining; Cost Items; Benefits; Collective Bargaining Unit (13); Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Appropriates and authorizes funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining unit (13) and their excluded counterparts. (SB925 HD1)
(S) 4/28/2017- The conference committee deferred the measure. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN  HB1059
SB926 SD1 HD1 CD1
Collective Bargaining; Cost Items; Benefits; Collective Bargaining Unit (14); Appropriations ($)
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
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
SB944 SD1 HD1
Appropriation; Collective Bargaining Cost Items; Maui Region Hospitals Transfer ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS RELATED TO THE TRANSITION OF MAUI REGION HOSPITALS.
Makes an appropriation to the Department of Budget and Finance for collective bargaining cost items related to the transition of affected Maui region hospital employees to employment with Maui Health System, a Kaiser Foundation Hospitals LLC. (SB944 HD1)
(S) 4/18/2017- Re-Referred to JDL/CPH, WAM. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL/CPH, WAM  HB1078
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
SB987 SD1 HD1
Transaction Fee; Bureau of Conveyances; Land Court
RELATING TO RECORDATION TRANSACTION FEES.
Expands the uses and application of the transaction fee for filings in the Bureau of Conveyances authorized under Act 120, Session Laws of Hawaii 2009. Clarifies that the transaction fee shall be repealed on the effective date of administrative rules adopted by the Department of Land and Natural Resources that include the establishment of a transaction fee or on July 1, 2022, whichever occurs first. (SB987 HD1)
(S) 4/26/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-17 3:00PM in conference room 224. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) WAL, FIN  HB1121
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
SB994 SD1 HD1
Stadium Authority; Powers and Duties; Stadium Complex Area Development
RELATING TO THE STADIUM AUTHORITY.
Expands the powers and duties of the stadium authority to develop the stadium property and establish a stadium complex area. Effective 7/1/2050. (SB994 HD1)
(S) 4/27/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-17 2:30PM in conference room 423. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) TRN/HSG, WAL, FIN  HB1128
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
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
SB1040 SD2 HD1
University of Hawaii System; Campus Master Plan
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Requires the UH system to develop a 5- and 10-year campus master plan that includes academic and facilities plans. Establishes goals that the campus master plan should strive to achieve, and considerations to be integrated into the plan. (SB1040 HD1)
(H) 4/26/2017- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-27-17 1:00PM in conference room 329. DELA CRUZ, GALUTERIA, K. KAHELE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, WAKAI, Inouye, Shimabukuro HED, FIN
SB1068 SD1 HD1
Procurement Officers; Competitive Sealed Bidding; Subcontractors; Licensing
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
Prohibits the disqualification or rejection of a bid that includes a listed subcontractor whose license is not valid at the time of the bid due to a lapse in continuous insurance and bond coverages if the subcontractor meets certain conditions. Requires procurement officers to report any unlicensed activity if a bid is disqualified or rejected because the subcontractor fails to meet certain licensing requirements. (SB1068 HD1)
(S) 4/27/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-17 3:00PM in conference room 309. KIM, HARIMOTO, RIVIERE, Dela Cruz, Espero, Gabbard, Galuteria, Green, Ihara, Keith-Agaran, Nishihara LAB, FIN  HB826
SB1073 SD1 HD1 CD1
State Foundation on Culture and the Arts; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS.
Appropriates funds to the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Artist Fellowship Program for the awarding of one-time fellowships to promising artists. (CD1)
(S) 7/11/2017- Vetoed on 07-11-17 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1272). TANIGUCHI VMI, FIN  HB1439
SB1074 SD1 HD1 CD1
State Capitol; 50th Anniversary; State Foundation on Culture and the Arts; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HAWAII STATE CAPITOL.
Appropriates funds to the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts to fund celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the Hawaii state capitol. (CD1)
(S) 7/11/2017- Vetoed on 07-11-17 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1273). TANIGUCHI VMI, FIN  HB1225
SB1104 HD1
SPRB; Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; Sludge Processing; Renewable Energy; Maui All Natural Alternative, LLC ($)
RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST MAUI ALL NATURAL ALTERNATIVE, LLC.
Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Maui All Natural Alternative, LLC with the development of a project to provide municipal sludge processing and renewable energy at the Wailuku-Kahului wastewater reclamation facility on Maui. (SB1104 HD1)
(S) 4/28/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-17 4:30PM in conference room 224. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) EEP, FIN  HB1355
SB1146 SD2 HD2
School Impact Fees; Affordable Housing
RELATING TO SCHOOL IMPACT FEES.
Exempts the following from school impact fee requirements: housing developments reserved for persons or families with incomes up to 80 percent of the area median income located in a county having a population greater than 500,000; state or federal public housing projects; state low-income housing projects; housing projects certified or approved for a general excise tax exemption under section 201H-36, Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS); and government housing projects and projects processed pursuant to sections 46-15.1 and 201H-38, HRS. (SB1146 HD2)
(S) 4/28/2017- The conference committee deferred the measure. HARIMOTO, ESPERO, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, Baker, Dela Cruz, English, Ihara, Kim, Shimabukuro HSG, EDN, FIN  HB1001
SB1148 SD2 HD2 CD1
Transit-Oriented Development; Hawaii Community Development Authority; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT.
Requires the Hawaii Community Development Authority to develop a transit-oriented development (TOD) zone improvement program to foster community development by strategically investing in public facilities. Appropriates funds to HCDA for staff necessary to develop and manage the TOD zone improvement project. (CD1)
(H) 5/3/2017- Received notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 737). HARIMOTO, ESPERO, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, K. RHOADS, RIVIERE, English, Ihara, K. Kahele, Nishihara, Ruderman, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi HSG/TRN, WAL, FIN  HB999
SB1150 SD2 HD3
Coral Reefs; Sunscreen; Study; Report; Appropriation
RELATING TO PRESERVING CORAL REEFS.
Requires the University of Hawaii to conduct a study on the effects of sunscreen on Hawaii's coral reefs and report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. (SB1150 HD3)
(S) 4/28/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-17 5:45PM in conference room 309. ENGLISH, S. CHANG, ESPERO, HARIMOTO, KEITH-AGARAN, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, RIVIERE, SHIMABUKURO, Galuteria, Inouye, L. Thielen, Wakai EEP, OMH, CPC, FIN
SB1163 SD1 HD1
Aeronautics; Administrative Rules; Penalties
RELATING TO AERONAUTICS.
Replaces the criminal penalty for certain airport offenses relating to aviation practices and to licensing or regulation of commercial activities at public airports with a fine. (SB1163 HD1)
(S) 4/28/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-17 5:00PM in conference room 325. K. KAHELE, ESPERO, INOUYE, Keith-Agaran JUD, FIN  HB1184
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
SB1183 SD2 HD2 CD1
County Surcharge on State Tax
RELATING TO TAXATION.
(See appropriate draft for description)
(H) 5/4/2017- Deferred one day. INOUYE, S. CHANG, DELA CRUZ, GALUTERIA, HARIMOTO, K. KAHELE, KIDANI TRN, FIN  HB1442
SB1200 SD2 HD1
New Aloha Stadium; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO DEVELOPMENT.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Accounting and General Services to create a master plan and environmental impact statement for the construction of a new Aloha Stadium. (SB1200 HD1)
(H) 4/18/2017- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 681). WAKAI, HARIMOTO, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIM, S. Chang, Espero, Gabbard, Galuteria, Ihara, Kidani, K. Rhoads, Taniguchi FIN
SB1201 SD2 HD3
Technology; Broadband; Counties; State Functions and Responsibilities
RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY.
Establishes a Broadband Task Force to create a statewide broadband plan. (SB1201 HD3)
(S) 4/27/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-17 10:30AM in conference room 423. WAKAI, INOUYE, S. Chang, Dela Cruz, Espero, Galuteria, Ihara, Keith-Agaran, Kidani, Kim IAC, WAL, CPC, FIN
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
SB1240 SD2 HD1 CD1
Hawaii Aquatic Life Protection; Sustainability
RELATING TO AQUATIC LIFE.
Requires DLNR to submit proposed legislation to the legislature by the 2019 regular session including a definition of "sustainable", a policy for sustainable collection practices of near shore aquatic life, a process for determining limits on collection practices of near shore aquatic life, and any additional resources required by the department. Prohibits issuance of new aquarium permits. Prohibits transfer of current permits subject to certain provisions. Prohibits renewal of permits that have not been renewed for five or more years. (CD1)
(S) 7/11/2017- Vetoed on 07-11-17 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1274). K. RHOADS, BAKER, KEITH-AGARAN, Espero, Inouye OMH, FIN
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
SB1266 SD2 HD1
HHFDC; Affordable Housing; Maui; Front Street Apartments; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
Directs the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation or any appropriate entity of the State to initiate negotiations to keep the units of the Front Street Apartments on the island of Maui affordable or to acquire the Front Street Apartments property. Appropriates funds. (SB1266 HD1)
(S) 4/28/2017- The conference committee deferred the measure. BAKER, ENGLISH, ESPERO, HARIMOTO, KEITH-AGARAN, K. Kahele, Kim HSG, FIN  HB1553
SB1286 SD2 HD2 CD1
Private Trade, Vocational, and Technical Schools; Licensing; Licensing Fee; Appropriation ($)
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
SB1290 SD2 HD2
Transient Accommodations Tax; Allocation; Homelessness; Resorts; Tourist Areas
RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
Allocates funds from transient accommodations tax revenues to the Hawaii Tourism Authority in conjunction with the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association for the implementation of initiatives to address homelessness in tourist and resort areas. (SB1290 HD2)
(H) 4/28/2017- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-28-17 2:00PM in Conference Room 309. K. KAHELE, GALUTERIA, GREEN, RUDERMAN, Dela Cruz, Nishihara, Shimabukuro, Wakai TOU, FIN  HB1467
SB1294 SD1 HD1
UH; Health Sciences; Native Hawaiians; Pacific Islanders; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO NATIVE HAWAIIAN HIGHER EDUCATION.
Establishes an Undergraduate Health Sciences Academy at the University of Hawaii to increase recruitment and retention of Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, and first generation college students. Appropriates funds. (SB1294 HD1)
(S) 4/27/2017- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-17 1:30PM in conference room 225. K. KAHELE, ENGLISH, GALUTERIA, SHIMABUKURO, Baker, Kidani OMH, HED, FIN  HB1542