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Measure Text pdfMeasure StatusCurrent StatusIntroducer(s)Current ReferralCompanion
HB4 HD1 SD1
Employment; Paid Sick Leave
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Requires certain employers to provide a minimum amount of paid sick leave to employees to be used to care for themselves or a family member who is ill or needs medical care. Takes effect 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). TAKUMI JDL, WAM  sb638
HB14 HD1 SD1
Kua Bay; Kekaha Kai State Park; Lifeguards; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO KEKAHA KAI STATE PARK.
Appropriates funds for the employment of lifeguards and for necessary equipment to be used by state lifeguards in their work at Kua Bay, Kekaha Kai State Park in North Kona on the island of Hawaii. Effective March 15, 2099. (SD1)
(S) 3/23/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. EVANS, Lowen WTL/PSM, WAM  SB1123
HB71 HD1 SD1
Governor; Mayors; Outside Employment; Emoluments; Prohibited
RELATING TO ETHICS.
Prohibits any Governor or county Mayor, while serving in their respective individual capacities as Governor or county Mayor, to maintain any other employment or receive any emolument, beginning on the sixty-first calendar day after their election or appointment to office. Takes effect 1/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/19/2018- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC. SAIKI, JOHANSON, LUKE GVO, JDC
HB74 HD1 SD1
Legislature; Attorneys; Senate; House of Representatives
RELATING TO THE EMPLOYMENT OF ATTORNEYS.
Replaces a requirement that the speaker of the house of representatives and the president of the senate must jointly request legal representation for a legislative office before that respective house may receive legal representation with a requirement that allows either the speaker's request or the senate president's request, as appropriate, to constitute a sufficient request. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). SAIKI JDL
HB76 HD1 SD1
Separation Benefits; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO SEPARATION BENEFITS.
Appropriates funds for severance benefits for separated employees affected by Act 103, SLH 2015, as may be negotiated through collective bargaining supplemental agreements. Takes effect 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(S) 3/24/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. SAIKI, Johanson JDL, WAM
HB80 HD1
Automatic Restraining Order; Annulment; Divorce; Separation
RELATING TO ANNULMENT, DIVORCE, AND SEPARATION.
Imposes a restraining order that preserves the financial assets of the parties and their dependents upon the commencement of annulment, divorce, or separation court action. (HB80 HD1)
(S) 1/17/2018- Re-Referred to JDC. SAN BUENAVENTURA, BELATTI, EVANS, KOBAYASHI, LOPRESTI, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, TAKUMI, Creagan JDC  SB166
HB92 HD1
Long-term Care Facilities; Medicaid; Cost Increase; Inflation Adjustment; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES.
Applies an inflation adjustment factor to long-term care providers' annual costs or basic prospective payment system rates. Appropriates funds. (HB92 HD1)
(H) 1/17/2018- Re-referred to HHS, FIN, referral sheet 2 BELATTI, DECOITE, EVANS, HASHEM, ITO, KOBAYASHI, LOPRESTI, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, OSHIRO, TAKAYAMA, San Buenaventura HMS, WAM
HB113 HD1
Highways; Roads; Vehicles; Asphalt; Hot Loads; Exemption
RELATING TO HIGHWAYS.
Exempts vehicles transporting asphalt or other high temperature loads from the requirement that their loads be covered; provided that the physical characteristics of the load are not susceptible to blowing off during transport. (HB113 HD1)
(S) 3/22/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM. SOUKI, AQUINO TRE, WAM  SB360
HB121 HD3 SD1
Ocean Management; Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO OCEAN MANAGEMENT.
Establishes the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument Program within the Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Aquatic Resources to coordinate and fulfill the State's co-management role with OHA and federal authorities. Makes an appropriation. Effective 7/1/2030. (SD1)
(S) 3/24/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. ING HWN/WTL, WAM
HB145 HD1
Taxation; Deductions
RELATING TO NET INCOME TAX.
Restores the deduction for state taxes paid for taxpayers with income above specified thresholds. Establishes limitations on claims for itemized tax deductions, based on taxpayer's federal adjusted gross income. (HB145 HD1)
(S) 3/9/2017- Referred to WAM. LUKE WAM
HB146 HD1
Income Tax; Internal Revenue Code
RELATING TO CONFORMITY OF THE INCOME TAX LAW TO THE FEDERAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.
Adopts moving date conformity, which will allow changes in the Federal Internal Revenue Code to automatically apply to State income tax law. (HB146 HD1)
(S) 3/9/2017- Referred to WAM. LUKE WAM
HB168 HD1 SD1
Persian Gulf War; Global War on Terrorism; Veterans' Memorial; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO MEMORIALS.
Appropriates funds for the planning and design of a memorial to honor service members of the recent conflicts in the Persian Gulf, Iraq, Afghanistan, and the various theaters of the Global War on Terrorism, to be located at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe, on the island of Oahu, and replicas of the memorial to be located at state veterans cemeteries statewide. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). KONG, HAR, HASHEM, ITO, TAKAYAMA, TOKIOKA, WARD, DeCoite PSM, WAM
HB172 HD2
Private property; Albizia trees; Eradication; Safety
RELATING TO PRIVATE PROPERTY.
Authorizes a property owner or agent to enter adjacent property under certain conditions to eradicate albizia trees before they become hazardous. Provides defense to criminal prosecution. (HB172 HD2)
(S) 1/17/2018- Re-Referred to JDC. SAN BUENAVENTURA, BELATTI, KEOHOKALOLE, KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, LoPresti JDC  SB843
HB177 HD2 SD1
Condominiums; Associations; Board of Directors; Condominium Owners; Violations; Retaliation; Prohibition
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
Prohibits associations of apartment owners, boards of directors, managing agents, resident managers, condominium owners, and persons acting on behalf of associations or condominium owners from retaliating or discriminating against a condominium 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 condominium owner. Effective 7/1/2070. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). SAIKI CPH  sb369
HB179 HD1
Elections; Ranked Choice Voting
RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Establishes ranked choice voting for special elections for Congressional races. (HB179 HD1)
(S) 1/17/2018- Re-Referred to JDC. SAIKI JDC  sb218
HB190 HD3
Department of Education; Flight Schools; Authorization
RELATING TO PRIVATE FLIGHT SCHOOLS.
Requires the Department of Education to authorize private flight schools that: (1) are physically present in the State; (2) are certified by the Federal Aviation Administration; (3) offer flight instructor certificates; (4) request authorization; and (5) meet other requirements established by the rules of the Department. (HB190 HD3)
(S) 3/24/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM. LOWEN, ING, C. LEE, LUKE, SAIKI, WOODSON, Belatti, Nakashima, Takumi EDU/TRE, WAM  SB652
HB199 HD2 SD1
Adult Protective Services; Vulnerable Adult; Physical Isolation
RELATING TO ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES.
Includes physical isolation as a form of abuse, allegations of which the Department of Human Services is authorized to investigate and instances for which the Department may take corrective action, including obtaining judicial relief. Takes effect 1/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 1/17/2018- Re-Referred to HMS, JDC. OHNO HMS, JDC
HB206 HD2 SD2
Prepaid Wireless; Enhanced 911 Services; Surcharge
RELATING TO ENHANCED 911 SERVICES.
Establishes a prepaid wireless E911 surcharge of 1.5 per cent of prepaid wireless service purchased at the point of sale. Allows sellers to deduct and retain 3 per cent of the surcharges collected to offset administrative expenses, but requires sellers to remit the balance of surcharges collected to the Enhanced 911 fund on a specified periodic basis. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPH, WAM
HB207 HD2 SD1
Estate and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax; Conveyance Tax; Investment Property
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Increases estate taxes for Hawaii net taxable estates valued at over $10,000,000. Raises the conveyance tax rates for single-family residential investment properties with a value of at least $2,000,000. (SD1)
(H) 4/20/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 804). JOHANSON, BELATTI, CULLEN, HOLT, C. LEE, LOWEN, LUKE, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, WOODSON WAM
HB223 HD2 SD1
Residential Landlord-tenant Code; Application Screening Fee; Tenant Report; Credit Report
RELATING TO THE RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.
Allows a landlord or landlord's agent to charge an application screening fee as part of the applicant screening process for renting residential property. Limits the amount that may be charged for an application screening fee. Requires the landlord or agent to return any unauthorized fee amounts to the applicant. Effective 7/1/2050. Repeals 6/30/2020. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). TAKUMI CPH  sb130
HB232 HD2 SD1
Collective Bargaining; Negotiations
RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
Clarifies the allowable scope of collective bargaining negotiations regarding the rights and obligations of a public employer. Takes effect 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(S) 3/22/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. JOHANSON, LUKE, SAIKI JDL, WAM
HB233 HD1 SD1
Separation Benefits; Voluntary Severance Benefit; Special Retirement Benefit
RELATING TO SEPARATION BENEFITS.
Offers employees of the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation whose positions will be abolished or directly affected by a reduction-in-force, workforce restructuring plan, or privatization the choice of receiving both special retirement benefits and voluntary severance benefits or exercising a reduction-in-force right. Takes effect 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(S) 3/24/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. JOHANSON, LUKE, SAIKI JDL, WAM
HB234 HD1 SD1
Separation Benefits; Voluntary Severance Benefit; Employees' Retirement System; Hawaii Health Systems Corporation
RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Repeals the voluntary severance benefits option from chapter 89E, HRS. Takes effect 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(S) 3/24/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. JOHANSON, LUKE, SAIKI JDL, WAM
HB243 HD2 SD1
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 January 1, 2019. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). MCKELVEY, BROWER CPH
HB289 HD1
Campaign Spending Commission Package; Candidate Committee; Noncandidate Committee; Contributions and Expenditures; Organizational Report
RELATING TO ELECTION CAMPAIGN REPORTING.
Requires a candidate or noncandidate committee to inform the Campaign Spending Commission if the candidate or noncandidate committee does not intend to receive or spend contributions and expenditures that aggregate more than $1,000 in an election period. (HB289 HD1)
(S) 1/17/2018- Re-Referred to JDC. SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC
HB300 HD1
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Search Warrants; Technical Assistance
RELATING TO SEARCH WARRANTS.
Allows courts to authorize a person or entity other than a deputy or an officer to provide technical assistance in executing a search warrant that pertains to an electronic device or storage media. (HB300 HD1)
(S) 1/17/2018- Re-Referred to JDC. SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC
HB308 HD1 SD2
Hawaii State Association of Counties Package; Public Agency Meetings; Permitted Interactions; Government Records; County Councils
RELATING TO PUBLIC AGENCY MEETINGS.
Allows county council members to transmit certain government records to other county council members under specified conditions. Effective 7/1/2050. Sunsets on 6/30/2019. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) GVO, JDL
HB337
Public Accountancy; Peer Review Process
RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY.
Makes a housekeeping amendment to broaden the standards that peer review reports under section 466-36, HRS, must be performed in accordance with.
(S) 3/9/2017- Referred to CPH. CHOY CPH
HB377 HD1 SD1
County Building Permits; Workers' Compensation Coverage; Self-insurance
RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.
Requires building permit applicants to provide to the county a certificate of liability insurance issued by a workers' compensation insurance carrier or a self-insurance authorization, or a signed declaration verifying an exemption from coverage, for the applicants and their subcontractors as a prerequisite for the issuance of any building permit. Requires building permit holders to file a signed declaration verifying workers' compensation coverage, self-insurance authorization, or exemption from coverage or insurance requirements for any subcontractor hired after issuance of the permit. Requires coordinated communication between county building permitting agencies and the Director of Labor and Industrial Relations to ensure compliance. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 1/17/2018- Re-Referred to PSM, LBR. HOLT, JOHANSON, Gates, Quinlan PSM, LBR  sb1131
HB407 HD3 SD1
High Deductible Health Plans; Health Savings Accounts; Insurance
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Authorizes the issuance of employer-sponsored high deductible health plans, if certain conditions are met. Requires maintenance of health savings accounts in conjunction with high deductible health plans. Specifies that employers and insurers that buy or sell high deductible health plans remain subject to the Prepaid Health Care Act. Effective 7/1/2050. Repeals 6/30/2022. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). MCKELVEY HHS, IAC, CPC
HB415 HD1
Statute of Limitations; Civil Actions; Sexual Abuse of a Minor
RELATING TO LIMITATION OF ACTIONS FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT.
Extends the period during which a victim of child sexual abuse may bring an otherwise time-barred civil action against the victim's abuser or an entity with a duty of care. (HB415 HD1)
(S) 1/17/2018- Re-Referred to JDC. ICHIYAMA JDC
HB420 HD2
Veterans; Disability; Driver's License; Identification Cards
RELATING TO VETERANS.
Establishes the designation of "one hundred per cent disabled veteran" on drivers' licenses, instruction permits, and civil identification cards. (HB420 HD2)
(S) 3/16/2017- The committee on PSM deferred the measure. MCDERMOTT TRE/PSM
HB424 HD1 SD2
UH; Procurement
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Reinstates the President of the University of Hawaii as the chief procurement officer for contracts for construction and construction related professional services furnished by licensees under Chapter 464, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Requires the University of Hawaii to submit an annual report to the Legislature detailing a list of all capital improvement projects approved by the Board of Regents prioritized by each campus no later than 20 days prior to the convening of each Regular Session. Repeals 6/30/2021. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/24/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 831). WOODSON, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, EVANS, HAR, HASHEM, MATSUMOTO, MORIKAWA, OHNO, SAIKI, SAY, SOUKI, TODD, Ing HRE/GVO, WAM  SB136
HB432 HD2 SD1
Kupuna Caucus; Elderly; Caregivers; Financial Exploitation; Elder Abuse; Penal Code
RELATING TO THE ELDERLY.
Makes financial exploitation of an elder by a caregiver a class A felony. Defines "caregiver", "elder", and "financial exploitation". Effective 7/1/2075. (SD1)
(S) 1/17/2018- Re-Referred to HMS/CPH, JDC. MORIKAWA, AQUINO, BELATTI, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, EVANS, GATES, HAR, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, KEOHOKALOLE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, SOUKI, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, Oshiro, Todd HMS/CPH, JDC  SB539
HB437 HD2 SD2
Shoreline Area; Coastal Zone Management; Seawall; Shoreline Hardening Structure; Variances
RELATING TO COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT.
Prohibits a waiver of a public hearing for action on a variance application for a shoreline hardening structure that will artificially fix the shoreline, including a seawall, revetment, or groin. Establishes findings the authority must make in determining whether a variance may be granted for a shoreline hardening structure that will artificially fix the shoreline. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). ING, Gates OMH, WAL, JUD
HB446 HD1 SD1
Maui; Diversified Agriculture; Industrial Hemp; Agricultural Park; Appropriation ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR A DIVERSIFIED AGRICULTURAL PARK.
Makes an appropriation for the acquisition of land, planning, design, and construction of an agricultural park in South Maui. (SD1)
(S) 3/21/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. ING, CREAGAN, GATES, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, DeCoite AEN, WAM
HB450 HD1 SD1
Coral Reefs; Sunscreen; Report; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CORAL.
Requires UH to conduct a study on the effects of sunscreen on Hawaii's coral reefs and report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). DECOITE, CREAGAN, HAR, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, KONG, LOPRESTI, MCKELVEY, NAKAMURA, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, TOKIOKA, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, Evans, Gates, Ing HRE/AEN/WTL, WAM
HB456 HD1
Public Records; Disclosure; Disciplinary Action
RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
Requires police departments to disclose to the Legislature the identity of an officer upon the officer's second suspension in a five-year period or discharge. Requires disclosure under the Uniform Information Practices Act after a police officer's second suspension in a five-year period. (HB456 HD1)
(S) 1/17/2018- Re-Referred to PSM, JDC. TAKAYAMA, BELATTI, CREAGAN, KEOHOKALOLE, LOPRESTI, NISHIMOTO, THIELEN, Gates PSM, JDC  SB424
HB461 HD1 SD1
Resisting Arrest in the First Degree
RELATING TO RESISTING ARREST.
Creates the offense of resisting arrest in the first degree as a class C felony. Amends the existing resisting arrest misdemeanor offense to resisting arrest in the second degree. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). TAKAYAMA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, THIELEN, Gates JDL
HB463 HD1 SD1
Hawaii State Identification Card; Satellite City Halls; Issuance
RELATING TO HAWAII STATE IDENTIFICATION CARDS.
Allows any satellite city hall in any county with a population of more than seven hundred thousand persons to issue Hawaii state identification cards. Requires a report to the legislature. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). TAKAYAMA, DECOITE, HAR, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, KONG, TAKUMI, THIELEN JUD, FIN
HB474 HD1 SD1
Rat Lungworm Disease; University of Hawaii at Hilo; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO RAT LUNGWORM DISEASE.
Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii at Hilo for testing, studies, outreach, research, and other activities related to the prevention and eradication of rat lungworm disease. (SD1)
(H) 4/24/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 831). TODD, BELATTI, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, KOBAYASHI, ONISHI, SAN BUENAVENTURA HRE/AEN, WAM  sb272
HB476 HD1
Physical Abuse; Family or Household Member; Penalty
RELATING TO ABUSE OF FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS.
Makes abuse of a family or household member who is younger than fourteen years of age a class C felony. (HB476 HD1)
(S) 1/17/2018- Re-Referred to JDC. TOKIOKA, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO JDC
HB480 HD1 SD1
University of Hawaii at Hilo; Hawaii Community College; Agriculture Programs; Agricultural Study; Island of Hawaii; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Makes an appropriation to the Hawaii community college for the Hawaii community college and University of Hawaii at Hilo, in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture and the Agribusiness Development Corporation, to study agriculture and agricultural learning opportunities on the island of Hawaii. Requires the Hawaii community college to submit a report to the legislature. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). ONISHI, CREAGAN, DECOITE, HAR, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, LOWEN, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, OSHIRO, TAKAYAMA, TODD, WOODSON, Quinlan HRE, WAM  SB1082
HB481 HD1 SD1
Little Fire Ant; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
Requires the Department of Agriculture to establish a pilot pesticide treatment coupon project for the county of Hawaii. Requires report to the Legislature on project implementation. Appropriates funds. Takes effect 1/28/2081. (SD1)
(S) 3/17/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. ONISHI, BROWER, CHOY, CREAGAN, DECOITE, EVANS, HAR, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, KONG, LOWEN, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TODD, TOKIOKA, Gates, Nakamura, Quinlan AEN, WAM  SB656
HB486 HD2
Income Tax; Mortgage Interest Deduction
RELATING TO THE MORTGAGE INTEREST DEDUCTION.
Eliminates the mortgage interest deduction for second homes under the Hawaii Income Tax Law. Specifies that the revenue gain attributable to this measure be deposited into the Rental Housing Revolving Fund. Requires the Department of Budget and Finance, in consultation with the Department of Taxation, to submit reports on the administration of this measure to the Legislature prior to the 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 Regular Sessions. (HB486 HD2)
(S) 3/9/2017- Referred to WAM. BROWER, HASHEM, HOLT, KEOHOKALOLE, KONG, MCKELVEY, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, QUINLAN, San Buenaventura WAM  sb219
HB488 HD2 SD2
Low-income Housing Tax Credit
RELATING TO HOUSING.
Specifies that certain provisions of the Internal Revenue Code related to at-risk rules and deductions and to passive activity losses do not apply with respect to claims from the state low-income housing tax credit. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). BROWER, CULLEN, HASHEM, HOLT, KEOHOKALOLE, KONG, MCKELVEY, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, QUINLAN, San Buenaventura HOU/HMS, WAM  SB1142
HB492 HD2 SD1
Hawaii Teacher Standards Board; Staff; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII TEACHER STANDARDS BOARD.
Appropriates moneys from the general fund for two specialist II positions within the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board. Effective 7/1/2060. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). TAKUMI, HAR EDU, WAM  SB195
HB499 HD1 SD1
Preschool Open Doors Program; At-risk Children; Underserved Children
RELATING TO THE PRESCHOOL OPEN DOORS PROGRAM.
Clarifies the definition of "underserved" or "at-risk" children as it relates to the priority given to these children for the Preschool Open Doors program. Provides that priority among undeserved or at-risk children shall be given to children whose family income is at or below 250 per cent of the federal poverty level. Takes effect 7/1/2051. (SD1)
(S) 3/23/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. TAKUMI, OHNO HMS/EDU, WAM  SB1189
HB500 HD1 SD1
Charter Schools; Public Prekindergarten Program; Hawaii State Public Charter School Commission; Executive Office on Early Learning; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC PREKINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS.
Authorizes the Executive Office on Early Learning and State Public Charter School Commission to enter into a memorandum of understanding to administer charter school prekindergarten classrooms. Appropriates moneys to continue funding of public prekindergarten classrooms. Effective 7/1/2051. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). TAKUMI, Ohno EDU, WAM  SB1152
HB501 HD1 SD2
Education; National Certification Incentive Program ($)
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Expands the National Certification Incentive Program to provide monetary incentives to school psychologists. Authorizes continuing bonuses for teachers and school psychologists in certain designated schools that improve and no longer carry a certain designation. Establishes a Hawaii teacher stipend program to be administered by the Department of Education to address the shortage of teachers in the Hawaii public school system. Appropriates funds for the program for 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 fiscal years. Effective 7/1/2051. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). TAKUMI EDU/CPH, WAM
HB521 HD1 SD1
Business Development; High-growth Grant Program; Special Fund; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT.
Establishes the high-growth grant program and special fund to provide grants to qualified businesses for certain business development activities. Makes appropriations. Effective 7/1/2038. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). YAMASHITA, CHOY, DECOITE, HASHEM, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, NAKASHIMA, TAKAYAMA ETT, WAM  SB767
HB527 HD1 SD2
Mobile Clinic; Homeless; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO MOBILE CLINICS.
Appropriates funds to purchase, staff, and operate two mobile clinics to serve the homeless population. Takes effect on 7/1/2075. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). OHNO, BROWER, ICHIYAMA, KONG HHS, FIN  SB347
HB533 HD1 SD1
Charter Schools; Facility Funding ($)
RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.
Appropriates funds for charter school facilities. Effective 7/1/2060. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). OHNO, AQUINO, BROWER, EVANS, KEOHOKALOLE, KONG, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, OSHIRO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKUMI, Ichiyama, Nakashima EDU, WAM
HB538 HD1 SD2
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Medicaid Waiver Administrative Claiming Special Fund; Working Group; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Creates the intellectual and developmental disabilities medicaid waiver administrative claiming special fund into which federal moneys may be deposited from Department of Health's participation in the waiver program under section 1915(c) of the Social Security Act. Establishes a working group to evaluate and examine the existing application process for the section 1915(c) waiver and other services by the developmental disabilities division of the Department of Health. Requires the working group to report to the Legislature prior to the convening of the regular session of 2019. Makes an appropriation. Effective 7/1/3000. (SD2)
(S) 4/16/2018- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609). MIZUNO, CACHOLA, DECOITE, EVANS, MORIKAWA, THIELEN, Aquino, Cullen, LoPresti, San Buenaventura HMS/CPH, WAM
HB547 HD2 SD2
Foreign Exchange Student, Fellow, and Intern; Income Tax Credit
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Establishes an income tax credit for host families of foreign exchange students, fellows, and interns. Effective 7/1/2051. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2051. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). ITO, CACHOLA, CHOY, OHNO, ONISHI, TOKIOKA, Say, Woodson EDU/IAA, WAM
HB573 HD1 SD2
Procurement; Competitive Sealed Bidding; Subcontractor; Public Works Construction Project; Bid Shopping; Bid Peddling
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
Provides a bidder of a public works construction project with two hours after the closing of bids to clarify and correct certain information regarding subcontractors. Prohibits bid shopping and bid peddling for the competitive sealed bidding process. Effective 7/1/2055. Sunsets on 7/1/2019. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). NAKASHIMA, BROWER, HOLT, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, LUKE, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI, TAKUMI GVO, JDL/WAM  SB1070
HB583 HD1 SD1
Technology; Hawaii Technology Development Corporation; Operational Costs; Administrative Costs; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY.
Appropriates moneys to the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation for administrative and operational costs. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/20/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 804). NAKASHIMA ETT, WAM
HB587 HD1 SD1
Small Business Regulatory Review Board; Appropriation
RELATING TO SMALL BUSINESS.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to provide additional resources to the Small Business Regulatory Review Board. Effective 7/1/2060. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). NAKASHIMA ETT, WAM
HB588 HD1 SD2
He‘eia National Estuarine Research Reserve; Staff Hiring; University of Hawaii; Appropriation ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR HE‘EIA NATIONAL ESTUARINE RESEARCH RESERVE.
Appropriates funds for fiscal year 2018-2019 to maintain the initial staff positions that are necessary to develop and manage the He‘eia National Estuarine Research Reserve and its programs. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). KEOHOKALOLE, CREAGAN, ICHIYAMA, C. LEE, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, TODD, QUINLAN, WOODSON, Gates WAL, HED, FIN
HB590 HD1 SD1
Creative Media Industry; Creative Media and Film Infrastructure Special Fund; General Excise Tax; Use Tax; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE CREATIVE MEDIA INDUSTRY.
Establishes the Hawaii Creative Industries Advisory Group while retaining the Film Industry Branch and Creative Industries Division of DBEDT. Repeals the Hawaii Television and Film Development Board along with the grant and venture capital programs that were implemented by the Board. Renames the Hawaii Television and Film Development Special Fund as the Creative Media and Film Infrastructure Special Fund. Expands funding sources for the Creative Media and Film Infrastructure Special Fund to support creative industries development within DBEDT. Amends the purposes for which the Creative Media and Film Infrastructure Special Fund may be used. Provides general excise and use tax exemptions for operations and improvements of the Hawaii Film Studio. Requires the University of Hawaii and DBEDT to report to the legislature. Makes an appropriation. Effective 7/1/2038. (SD1)
(S) 3/24/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. NAKASHIMA, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, C. LEE, LUKE, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, ONISHI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, Takumi ETT, WAM
HB592 HD1 SD1
Four-Year Alternate Energy Research and Development Pilot Program; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO ENERGY.
Extends the sunset date of the Alternative Energy Research and Development Pilot Program to June 30, 2019. Appropriates funds for the Program. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). NAKASHIMA, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, C. LEE, LUKE, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, ONISHI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKUMI, YAMASHITA TRE/ETT, WAM  SB682
HB594 HD1 SD1
Workforce Development; Maritime Industry Grant Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE MARITIME INDUSTRY GRANT PROGRAM.
Establishes within the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism the Maritime Industry Grant Program to enhance maritime productivity and workforce development. Takes effect 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(S) 3/21/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. NAKASHIMA, BROWER, JOHANSON, LUKE, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI, TAKUMI JDL, WAM
HB595 HD1 SD1
High Technology Development Corporation; Small Business Innovation Research Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HIGH TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
Appropriates funds to continue the Small Business Innovation Research Program within the High Technology Development Corporation. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). NAKASHIMA ETT, WAM
HB597 HD1
Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism; Broadband Coordinator
RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Establishes within the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism a broadband coordinator to create the state broadband plan. Requires report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. (HB597 HD1)
(S) 3/24/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM. NAKASHIMA ETT, WAM
HB598 HD2 SD1
Cyber Ecosystem; Cyber Security; University of Hawaii; Appropriations
RELATING TO CYBERSECURITY.
Authorizes and provides funding for the University of Hawaii to participate in and contribute funding for the development of a Hawaii cyber ecosystem and related aspects of cyber security. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). NAKASHIMA EDB, HED, FIN
HB604 HD1 SD1
Landscaping; Mosquito Breeding Habitat; DOH; Department of Agriculture
RELATING TO LANDSCAPING.
Requires the department of agriculture, in consultation with the department of health, to create and maintain a list of plants and landscaping-related structures or equipment that are known to be preferred habitats for mosquito breeding and prohibits use of these elements in public landscaping. Exempts routinely maintained botanical gardens. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 1/17/2018- Re-referred to HHS, FIN, referral sheet 1 LOWEN, BELATTI, CREAGAN, EVANS, HASHEM, JOHANSON, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, LUKE, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SOUKI, TODD, WOODSON CPH, WAM
HB620 HD1 SD2
Kaho‘olawe Island Reserve Commission; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE KAHO‘OLAWE ISLAND RESERVE COMMISSION.
Appropriates funds to support the Kaho‘olawe Island Reserve Commission. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). YAMANE, AQUINO, CULLEN, ITO, MCKELVEY, SOUKI, YAMASHITA OMH, WAL, FIN
HB625 HD3 SD2
Broadband; Small Wireless or Wireline Facilities; Siting Process; State-owned and County-owned Utility Poles or Light Standards; Permits
RELATING TO INFRASTRUCTURE.
Establishes a collocation permitting, application, review and approval process for telecommunications companies proposing to install broadband infrastructure on solely state-owned or solely county-owned utility poles or light standards. Establishes the siting process. Takes effect on 5/22/2050. Applies to permit applications filed with the State or county after 1/1/2019. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). YAMANE, AQUINO, CHOY, CULLEN, KONG, YAMASHITA IAC, WAL, CPC, FIN
HB628 SD1
Construction; Revolving Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO STATEWIDE INFRASTRUCTURE CAPACITY BUILDING CONSTRUCTION FINANCING.
Establishes the Infrastructure Capacity Construction Loan Revolving Fund to provide loans to counties, state agencies, or private developers for infrastructure improvements. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/01/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). YAMANE, AQUINO, CULLEN, KONG, C. LEE, YAMASHITA WAM
HB629 SD1
Taxation; Construction Projects; ERS; Study; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Requires the Board of Directors of the Employees' Retirement System to conduct a study into the viability of exempting from income tax and general excise tax an amount up to an unspecified percentage of the costs of the construction and operation of projects entered into under a public-private partnership with the ERS to improve water infrastructure or water supply, or to promote clean energy and the viability of allowing ERS investments in such public-private partnerships. Appropriates funds. (SD1)
(S) 1/17/2018- Re-Referred to TRE, LBR/WAM. YAMANE, CULLEN, ITO, KONG, C. LEE, SAIKI, SAY, SOUKI, Choy, Yamashita TRE, LBR/WAM
HB630 HD1 SD1
Drought Mitigation; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO DROUGHT MITIGATION.
Appropriates funds for county drought mitigation projects and measures. Appropriates funds for one full-time equivalent permanent planner IV position within the Commission on Water Resource Management to update the Hawaii drought plan. Effective 3/15/2099. (SD1)
(S) 3/23/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. YAMANE, DECOITE, EVANS, ITO, LOWEN, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, YAMASHITA, San Buenaventura, Todd WTL, WAM
HB634 HD1 SD2 CD1
Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; Nuuanu Managed Aquifer Recharge and Pumped Storage Hydroelectricity Project ($)
RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR THE NUUANU HYDROELECTRICITY PROJECT.
Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist the Board of Water Supply in upgrading Nuuanu reservoir #1 to meet state dam safety standards, as a component of the Nuuanu hydroelectricity project. (HB634 CD1)
(S) 6/13/2018- Act 035, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1135). YAMANE, AQUINO, CULLEN, C. LEE, LUKE TRE/WTL, WAM
HB635 HD1 SD2 CD1
Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; Nuuanu Managed Aquifer Recharge and Pumped Storage Hydroelectricity Project ($)
RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR THE NUUANU HYDROELECTRICITY PROJECT.
Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist the Board of Water Supply in upgrading Nuuanu reservoir #4 to meet state dam safety standards, as a component of the Nuuanu hydroelectricity project. (HB635 CD1)
(S) 6/13/2018- Act 036, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1136). YAMANE, AQUINO, CULLEN, C. LEE, LUKE TRE/WTL, WAM
HB636 HD1 SD1
Water Conservation Rebate Program; County Water Supply Departments; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO WATER CONSERVATION.
Establishes a two-year water conservation financial assistance pilot program to provide financial assistance to county-owned public water systems. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050, repeals 6/30/19. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). YAMANE, AQUINO, CULLEN, ICHIYAMA, C. LEE, LOWEN, SAY WTL/PSM, WAM  sb635
HB643
Irrigation; General Obligation Bonds; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO IRRIGATION.
Authorizes the Director of Finance to issue general obligation bonds to finance capital improvements to the Waiahole Irrigation System.
(S) 3/21/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM. CULLEN, AQUINO, ONISHI AEN, WAM  SB684
HB660 HD2 SD1
Affordable Housing; Revolving Fund; Subaccount; Loans; Infrastructure Development; Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AN INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT LOAN REVOLVING FUND.
Establishes the infrastructure development loan subaccount within the dwelling unit revolving fund to make loans to developers to finance the costs of the infrastructure of housing developments. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2030. (SD1)
(S) 3/24/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. BROWER, FUKUMOTO, GATES, ICHIYAMA, KONG, LUKE, MCKELVEY, OSHIRO HOU/ETT, WAM
HB669 HD1
Domestic Abuse; Department of Human Services; Family Court; Report
RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
Streamlines the reporting requirements of the Department of Human Services (DHS)and the family courts to require DHS, upon direction of the court, to provide the family court with an oral or written report regarding the safety of a minor child of the parties on or prior to the next regularly scheduled court hearing. Provides that if DHS provides a written report, the DHS need not appear at the hearing unless ordered to do so. Requires the court to provide copies of all written reports to the parties. (HB669 HD1)
(S) 1/17/2018- Re-Referred to HMS, JDC. MORIKAWA, BELATTI, DECOITE, EVANS, FUKUMOTO, ICHIYAMA, LUKE, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OSHIRO, THIELEN, LoPresti, San Buenaventura, Todd HMS, JDC  SB507
HB670 HD1
Tax Credit; Earned Income
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Creates the Hawaii Working Family Tax Credit, a refundable credit capped at 10 percent of the federal earned income tax credit. (HB670 HD1)
(S) 3/9/2017- Referred to WAM. EVANS, BELATTI, DECOITE, FUKUMOTO, HAR, ICHIYAMA, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, LUKE, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, THIELEN, TODD, TUPOLA WAM  SB508
HB672 HD2 SD2
Hawaii Keiki: Healthy and Ready to Learn Program; Department of Education; Department of Health; Department of Human Services; Special Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH SERVICES.
Formally establishes the Hawaii Keiki: Healthy and Ready to Learn Program within the Department of Education. Establishes a dedicated special fund and positions within the Departments of Education, Health, and Human Services to support the program. Makes appropriations. Effective 7/1/2090. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). BELATTI, DECOITE, EVANS, FUKUMOTO, ICHIYAMA, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, LUKE, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OSHIRO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, THIELEN, TODD HHS, EDN, FIN  SB510
HB680 HD2 SD1
Board of Barbering and Cosmetology; Barbering; Cosmetology; Intimate Partner Violence; Training; Licensing
RELATING TO INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE.
Requires barber, beauty operator, and instructor licensees under the board of barbering and cosmetology to complete a one-time, three-hour training program on intimate partner violence awareness and education. (SD1)
(S) 3/9/2018- The committee(s) on CPH deleted the measure from the public hearing scheduled on 03-13-18 9:00AM in conference room 229. BELATTI, ICHIYAMA, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, OSHIRO CPH, JDC  SB518
HB690 HD1
Taxation; Income Tax Rates
RELATING TO INCOME TAX RATES.
Decreases income tax rates by approximately 25 percent for all but the top income earners. Reinstates higher income tax brackets and rates similar to those that were repealed on 12/31/2015. (HB690 HD1)
(S) 3/9/2017- Referred to WAM. FUKUMOTO WAM
HB693 HD1 SD1
Youth; Prevention, Intervention, and Group and Individual Counseling; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO PROGRAMS FOR HIGH RISK YOUTH.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Human Services for the operational costs of an organization providing prevention, intervention, and group and individual counseling for high risk youth. Takes effect 1/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 1/17/2018- Re-referred to HHS, FIN, referral sheet 2 MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, OSHIRO HMS, WAM
HB694 HD2 SD1 CD1
DHS; Med-QUEST Division; State Health Planning and Development Agency; Health and Healthcare Information and Data; Health Analytics Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Establishes the Health Analytics Program in the Med-QUEST Division of the Department of Human Services and authorizes the Department of Human Services to maintain an all-payers medical claims database. Appropriates funds for the establishment of two full-time equivalent positions. (HB694 CD1)
(S) 6/29/2018- Act 055, 06/27/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1156). MIZUNO, THIELEN, Aquino, Cachola, Cullen, DeCoite, Evans, LoPresti, Morikawa, San Buenaventura HMS, WAM
HB696 SD1
Board of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene; Dentists; Dental Hygienists; Dental Assistants; Scope of Practice
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Part I: changes the name of the board of dental examiners to the board of dentistry and dental hygiene; beginning on 7/1/2018, changes the board composition by increasing dental hygienist representation and ensuring Oahu and neighbor island representation among dental hygienist members. Part II: clarifies the allowable and prohibited practices requirements for dental assistants; clarifies that rules shall not infringe upon, overlap with, or conflict with the duties and scope of practice for licensed professionals; and prohibits persons from employing, directing, or ordering a dental assistant or other person to perform services or procedures within the scope of practice of dental hygiene. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). MIZUNO, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CULLEN, EVANS, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, OSHIRO, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, TODD, WOODSON, DeCoite CPH
HB725 HD2
Maritime Cargo; Commercial Vehicle; Highways; Appropriation
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Requires the Department of Transportation to establish a weigh in motion and axle scale system at all commercial harbor facilities. Requires maritime cargo carriers to report to the Department containers or loads subject to highway weight restrictions. Appropriates funds. (HB725 HD2)
(S) 3/19/2018- Re-Referred to TRE/WAM. AQUINO, CULLEN, HASHEM, QUINLAN, SAY, TAKAYAMA, YAMANE, McDermott, San Buenaventura TRE/WAM  SB1031
HB728 HD1 SD1
Agricultural Products; General Excise Tax; Exemption
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Expands the agricultural products general excise tax exemption to include additional types of agricultural products. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2017. (SD1)
(S) 4/3/2018- The committee(s) on WAM deleted the measure from the public hearing scheduled on 04-05-18 10:15AM in conference room 211. AQUINO AEN, WAM
HB783 HD1 SD1
Agricultural Theft and Vandalism Pilot Project; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Requires the department of agriculture to establish a two-year agricultural theft and vandalism pilot project to examine the effectiveness of prosecuting agricultural theft and agricultural vandalism in the county of Hawaii. Appropriates funds. (SD1)
(S) 1/17/2018- Re-Referred to AEN/PSM, JDC/WAM. CREAGAN, EVANS, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, THIELEN, TODD, YAMASHITA, DeCoite, Gates AEN/PSM, JDC/WAM
HB796 HD1
Assault of Utility Worker; Felony
RELATING TO THE ASSAULT OF A UTILITY WORKER.
Establishes a class C felony for an assault against a utility worker that causes serious or substantial bodily injury or an assault against a utility worker with a dangerous instrument that causes bodily injury. (HB796 HD1)
(S) 1/17/2018- Re-Referred to JDC. C. LEE, BROWER, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI JDC
HB801 HD1 SD1
Child Support; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT.
Requires certain amounts of child support moneys collected by the Department of Human Services (DHS) for public assistance of a child to pass through to the family receiving the public assistance. Requires DHS to disregard passed through child support payments when determining the needs of an applicant for or recipient of public assistance. Appropriates funds. Takes effect 1/1/2075. (SD1)
(H) 1/17/2018- Re-referred to HHS, FIN, referral sheet 2 C. LEE HMS, WAM
HB810 HD1 SD1
Collective Bargaining; Impasse; Hawaii Employer-union Health Benefits Trust Fund
RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
Allows collective bargaining parties to resolve impasses related to contribution disputes through binding arbitration. Takes effect 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). JOHANSON, HOLT JDL, WAM
HB844 HD1 SD1
Safe Places for Youth Pilot Program; At-Risk Youth; Coordinator Position; Report; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO YOUTH.
Requires the Office of Youth Services to coordinate a two-year Safe Places for Youth Pilot Program in partnership with private organizations to coordinate a network that youth can access for safety and where youth can obtain advice, guidance, programs, and services. Establishes a Safe Places for Youth Pilot Program Coordinator position. Requires a report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). GATES, BELATTI, BROWER, CREAGAN, EVANS, HAR, HOLT, KEOHOKALOLE, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, OSHIRO, TODD, WOODSON, Johanson, Quinlan, San Buenaventura HHS, FIN
HB848 HD2 SD2
University of Hawaii; Microgrid; Microgrid Plan
RELATING TO ENERGY MODERNIZATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SYSTEM.
Requires UH to develop a microgrid plan for one demonstration project at any property on Oahu owned, leased, or controlled by UH. Authorizes UH to select the location for the project. Requires UH to collaborate with the local electric utility. Requires quarterly status reports to the legislature. Requires UH to submit the microgrid plan to the legislature prior to the regular session of 2019. Defines "microgrid". Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). WOODSON, BELATTI, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, EVANS, HAR, HASHEM, ING, KONG, C. LEE, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, OHNO, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, SOUKI, TAKAYAMA, TODD HRE/TRE, CPH/WAM  SB143
HB860 HD1 SD1
Action for Quiet Title; Kuleana Land
RELATING TO ACTIONS FOR QUIET TITLE.
Provides that where a quiet title action involves kuleana land, at the request of any defendant at the time the action was brought, the court shall order: mandatory mediation with a goal of resolving the dispute, including any issues that might need to be preliminarily established through an action commenced under chapter 668A; and consolidation of separate actions commenced by the same plaintiff or multiple plaintiffs for the same real property in interest. Requires the plaintiff in a quiet title action involving kuleana land to bear the costs of required mediation and only recover costs, expenses, or attorney's fees from the defendant as the court may deem equitable under the circumstances. Takes effect 7/1/2035. (SD1)
(S) 4/16/2018- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609). ING, KEOHOKALOLE, SAIKI, SOUKI JDC
HB861 HD2 SD1
Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Areas; DLNR
RELATING TO COMMUNITY-BASED SUBSISTENCE FISHING AREAS.
Requires DLNR to adopt rules for a community-based subsistence fishing area within two years of receipt of a proposal. Establishes annual reporting requirement. Effective 7/1/2030. (SD1)
(S) 3/23/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. ING WTL, WAM
HB875 HD1 SD1
Historic Preservation; State Historic Preservation Division; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
Appropriates funds for 5 full-time equivalent (5.00 FTE) temporary student intern II positions within the state historic preservation division. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/23/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. EVANS, BROWER, CACHOLA, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, TODD, YAMANE, San Buenaventura IAA, WAM
HB884 HD1 SD2
School Impact Fees; Exemption
RELATING TO SCHOOL IMPACT FEES.
Exempts affordable housing units, additions to existing dwelling units, accessory dwelling units, ohana dwelling units, and affordable housing projects developed by the Hawaii Public Housing Authority from school impact fee requirements. Effective 7/1/2051. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). CACHOLA, BROWER, EVANS, ITO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, SAY, TUPOLA, San Buenaventura EDU/HOU, WAM
HB889 HD1 SD2
Pesticides; Pesticide Use Revolving Fund
RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
Increases the cap on the pesticide use revolving fund. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). DECOITE, CREAGAN, EVANS, KEOHOKALOLE, LOPRESTI, TAKAYAMA, YAMANE AEN/HRE, WAM
HB891 HD1 SD1
Agriculture; Increased Local Food Production; Strategic Plan; Department of Agriculture; Governor
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Requires the Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the office of the governor, to develop a strategic plan to double local food production and exports by 2020. Requires the Department of Agriculture to submit the strategic plan to the legislature prior to the Regular Session of 2018 in order to codify the strategic plan and benchmarks. (SD1)
(S) 4/5/2018- The committee on WAM deferred the measure. DECOITE, CREAGAN, EVANS, ING, KEOHOKALOLE, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, TAKAYAMA, YAMANE AEN, WAM  SB624
HB894 HD1
Self-service storage facilities; Insurance
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Exempts individuals selling only insurance for property stored at a self-service storage facility from obtaining a license as an insurance producer provided that specific requirements are met. (HB894 HD1)
(S) 3/9/2017- Referred to CPH. MCKELVEY CPH
HB904 HD1 SD1
Invasive Species; Mitigation and Eradication; Special Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
Establishes the invasive species rapid response special fund within DLNR. Establishes procedures for emergency declarations and expenditures. Appropriates moneys into the special fund. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). LOWEN, CREAGAN, DECOITE, FUKUMOTO, ICHIYAMA, C. LEE, SAY AEN/WTL, WAM  SB636
HB909 HD2 SD1
University of Hawaii; Research; Center for Commercialization; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Establishes a Center for Commercialization at the University of Hawaii to commercially use intellectual property generated from research at the University for the benefit of the State and its residents. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). KEOHOKALOLE, CACHOLA, HASHEM, SAY, YAMASHITA HRE/ETT, WAM
HB913 HD2 SD1
Cancer; Firefighters; Service Connected Disability; Medical Coverage
RELATING TO MEDICAL COVERAGE FOR FIREFIGHTERS.
Improves access for firefighters to comprehensive medical coverage and service-connected disability retirement benefits upon diagnosis with or death from cancer that is presumed to arise out of and in the course of employment. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 1/17/2018- Re-Referred to CPH/PSM, LBR/WAM. BELATTI, BROWER, EVANS, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TOKIOKA, Yamashita CPH/PSM, LBR/WAM  SB383
HB917 HD1 SD1
Mutual Benefit Societies; Minimum Net Worth; Requirements
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Clarifies that a mutual benefit society shall maintain a minimum net worth calculated based on gross annual premium revenues and gross annual health care expenditures and operating expenses. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). BELATTI, BROWER, EVANS, ING, JOHANSON, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, TAKUMI CPH  SB1077
HB918 HD1 SD1
Early Intervention; Department of Health; Web-based Data System; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EARLY INTERVENTION.
Appropriates funds for the procurement and maintenance of and training for a web-based data system in the Department of Health's Early Intervention Section. Effective 7/1/2090. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). BELATTI, BROWER, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, Evans, Kobayashi, Takumi, Yamashita HHS, FIN  SB405
HB930 SD2
Erin's Law Task Force; Education; Sexual Abuse; Sex Trafficking; Prevention; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Creates and appropriates funds for Erin's Law Task Force to review policies, programs, and curricula for educating public school students about sexual abuse and sex trafficking prevention, and report recommendations for the establishment of a program to educate public school children on sexual abuse prevention through age appropriate curricula. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). MIZUNO, CREAGAN, EVANS, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI, SOUKI EDU, WAM/JDL
HB932 HD1
Taxation; Refundable Food/Excise Tax Credit;
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Gradually increases the credit amounts and amends the income brackets of the refundable food/excise tax credit. Repeals the sunset date of Act 223, SLH 2015, which amended the food/excise tax credit. (HB932 HD1)
(S) 3/9/2017- Referred to WAM. OSHIRO, CACHOLA, CHOY, CREAGAN, EVANS, FUKUMOTO, ITO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, SAIKI, SAY, SOUKI, TAKUMI, THIELEN, TODD, YAMASHITA, Onishi WAM
HB936 SD1
Charter Schools; Teacher Incentives; Teacher Bonuses; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO TEACHER INCENTIVES.
Clarifies that funds for bonuses required by statute or collective bargaining shall not be paid out of a charter school's facilities funding or per-pupil funds. Requires, beginning with fiscal year 2018-2019, that such bonuses be separate line items in the budget. Appropriates funds for teacher bonuses for hard-to-fill placement incentives and National Board certified teacher incentives for charter school teachers. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). TAKUMI, OHNO EDU, WAM  SB199
HB943 SD2
Kapolei Jobs Initiative Pilot Program; Qualified Business; Income Tax Credit; Unemployment Tax Credit
RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Establishes a Kapolei jobs initiative pilot program that offers incentives to increase the number of businesses willing to establish themselves or open a new location in the Kapolei region. Establishes a tax credit, until 12/31/2022, as part of the Kapolei jobs initiative pilot program. Takes effect 1/7/2059. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). CULLEN, AQUINO, LOPRESTI, SAY, YAMANE JDL, WAM/ETT  sb1192
HB946 HD1 SD1
High Occupancy Vehicle Lane; Violations; Penalties; Fine
RELATING TO HIGH OCCUPANCY VEHICLE LANES.
Specifies that an unauthorized person who drives in a high occupancy vehicle lane shall be subject to a $150 fine. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 1/17/2018- Re-Referred to TRE, JDC. FUKUMOTO, AQUINO, NISHIMOTO TRE, JDC
HB954 HD1
Jury Duty; Exemptions; Emergency Management
RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM JURY DUTY.
Exempts active members of the Hawaii emergency management agency and county emergency management agencies from jury duty. (HB954 HD1)
(S) 1/17/2018- Re-Referred to PSM, JDC. TOKIOKA, CREAGAN, ITO, KONG, OSHIRO, SAIKI, SAY, TAKAYAMA, YAMASHITA, Brower PSM, JDC
HB961 HD2 SD1
Economic Diversification; Agriculture; Farmers; Tax Exclusion
RELATING TO FARMERS.
Excludes for state income tax purposes a portion of income earned by farmers who grow or raise food or value–added food products and whose annual gross income does not exceed a certain amount. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2017. (SD1)
(S) 3/21/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. ONISHI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, CULLEN, DECOITE, HAR, ICHIYAMA, ITO, JOHANSON, KONG, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, OSHIRO, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TODD, TOKIOKA, YAMANE, Evans, Lowen, Matsumoto AEN, WAM
HB973 HD1 SD1
Research and Grant Technology Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Establishes and appropriates funds for a Research and Grant Technology Program within the High Technology Development Corporation. Effective 7/1/2038. (SD1)
(S) 4/4/2018- The committee(s) on WAM deleted the measure from the public hearing on 04-05-18 10:15AM in conference room 211. NAKASHIMA, HOLT, JOHANSON, YAMASHITA ETT, WAM
HB975 HD1
Economic Development; Global Competitiveness; Foreign Direct Investment; Exports; Advisory Council
RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Creates an Advisory Council for Global Economic Competitiveness to be attached to DBEDT. Directs the council to recommend policy additions and changes to attract more foreign direct investment and increase state exports abroad. Appropriates funds. (HB975 HD1)
(S) 4/4/2018- The committee(s) on WAM deleted the measure from the public hearing on 04-05-18 10:15AM in conference room 211. NAKASHIMA, HOLT, JOHANSON, YAMASHITA ETT, WAM
HB1006 HD1 SD2
University of Hawaii; Hawaii Ant Lab; Little Fire Ant; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
Appropriates funds to the Hawaii ant lab for personnel and equipment to support mitigation of the little fire ant. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). CREAGAN, DECOITE, EVANS, GATES, ING, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, TODD AEN/HRE, WAM
HB1081 HD2 SD1
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. (SD1)
(S) 1/17/2018- Re-Referred to CPH, JDC/WAM. SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPH, JDC/WAM  SB947
HB1172 HD2 SD2
Fireworks; Property Owner Liability; Arrests; Probable Cause
RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
Establishes property owner liability for illegal aerial devices possessed or set off on their property by others. Allows probable cause for fireworks offenses to be established from statements from witnesses and photographs, video, and other recordings authenticated by witnesses. Takes effect on October 1, 2018. (SD2)
(H) 4/24/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 831). HAR, CREAGAN, CULLEN, ITO, ONISHI, OSHIRO, SAY PSM, JDC
HB1181 HD2 SD1
Workers' Compensation; Prescription Drugs; Opioids; Informed Consent; Reimbursement; Limitation
RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION PRESCRIPTION DRUG REIMBURSEMENT.
Requires an opioid therapy informed consent process agreement to be executed between an injured employee and any prescriber of opioids under certain conditions. Requires the harm reduction services branch of the department of health to develop and make available a template of an opioid therapy informed consent process agreement and advise the department of labor and industrial relations on the contents of the agreement. Restricts the provision of physician-dispensed prescription drugs to an unspecified time following injury. Specifies that the reimbursement rate for prescription drugs in the workers' compensation system shall be one hundred and one percent of the average wholesale price. Restricts the provision of physician-dispensed prescription drugs to a specified time following injury. Specifies that reimbursements for any schedule II drug under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act prescribed by a physician shall be limited to an initial seven-day supply. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 1/17/2018- Re-Referred to CPH, LBR/WAM. JOHANSON, HOLT, QUINLAN, SAIKI CPH, LBR/WAM
HB1184 HD1
Aeronautics; Administrative Rules; Penalties ($)
RELATING TO AERONAUTICS.
Replaces criminal penalties for certain airport offenses addressed in Chapter 261, Hawaii Revised Statutes, or in certain administrative rules or orders issued pursuant thereto, with a civil penalty. (HB1184 HD1)
(S) 1/17/2018- Re-Referred to JDC/TRE. MCKELVEY JDC/TRE  SB1163
HB1195 HD1 SD1
Homelessness; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Health and Department of Human Services, including the Office of Youth Services, to provide homeless outreach services and rental subsidies to reduce and prevent homelessness. Takes effect on 7/1/2075. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). MORIKAWA, BROWER, CREAGAN, EVANS, KOBAYASHI, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TOKIOKA, WOODSON HHS, FIN  sb1214
HB1200 HD1 SD1
Pohoiki; Swim Area; Department of Land and Natural Resources; Appropriation ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR A FEASIBILITY STUDY AND PLANS FOR A SWIM AREA IN POHOIKI.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to conduct a feasibility study to determine the best means to provide a Pohoiki swimming area and develop plans, in cooperation with the United States Army Corps of Engineers, County of Hawaii, and any stakeholders, for a safe swim area. Effective 3/15/2099. (SD1)
(S) 3/23/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. SAN BUENAVENTURA, CREAGAN, EVANS, HASHEM, MCKELVEY, TODD, Aquino, Lowen, Nakashima, Onishi WTL/PSM, WAM  SB841
HB1208 HD2 SD1
Department of Labor and Industrial Relations; Disability Compensation Division; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS.
Appropriates funds for two full-time equivalent (2.0 FTE) enforcement specialist IV positions to be primarily responsible for the enforcement of Hawaii's workers' compensation, temporary disability insurance, and prepaid health care laws. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/21/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. HOLT, JOHANSON JDL, WAM
HB1229 HD1 SD1
Procurement; Subcontractor Listing
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
Requires public procurement construction bids to list subcontractors and joint contractors only for contracts with an unspecified total value; provided that bids lacking this list may be accepted if in the State's best interest and the value of the work to be performed by the joint contractor or subcontractor is equal to or less than an unspecified per cent of the total bid amount. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). MCKELVEY GVO, JDL/WAM
HB1240 HD2 SD1
Homelessness; DHS; Coordinated Statewide Homeless Initiative; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO APPROPRIATIONS TO ADDRESS HOMELESSNESS.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Human Services for the coordinated statewide homeless initiative, subject to certain conditions. Takes effect 7/1/2030. (SD1)
(H) 1/17/2018- Re-referred to HSG/HHS, FIN, referral sheet 2 BROWER, AQUINO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, EVANS, GATES, ICHIYAMA, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, ONISHI, SAY, TAKUMI, TOKIOKA, WOODSON HMS/HOU, WAM  SB1107
HB1245 HD2 SD2
Sunset Memorial Park; Repairs; Maintenance; Cemetery; Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
RELATING TO CEMETERIES.
Limits liability for persons maintaining or repairing cemetery grounds. Requires the director of commerce and consumer affairs, in consultation with the comptroller, to develop strategies for repair and maintenance of Sunset Memorial Park in Pearl City, Oahu. Requires report to Legislature. Takes effect 1/7/2059. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). TAKAYAMA, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, GATES, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, KONG, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, MCDERMOTT, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI, TAKUMI, WARD, Belatti, DeCoite, Evans, Kobayashi, Todd CPH, JDL/WAM  SB1113
HB1249 HD3
Energy Efficiency; Working Group
RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
Requires the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to convene a working group to develop standards for reporting energy consumption to facilitate comparisons of energy consumption and costs by consumers and homebuyers. (HB1249 HD3)
(S) 3/19/2018- Re-Referred to TRE/WAM. LOWEN, ICHIYAMA, C. LEE, LOPRESTI, NAKASHIMA, SAIKI, SAY, WOODSON, Evans, Gates, Quinlan, San Buenaventura, Todd TRE/WAM  SB571
HB1262 HD2 SD1
Charter Tour Operators; Client Trust Accounts; Federally Insured Financial Institutions
RELATING TO CHARTER TOUR OPERATORS.
Permits charter tour operators to deposit sums subject to section 468L-23, HRS, in a trust account maintained in a federally insured financial institution serving as the depository bank for a public charter program subject to federal regulations. Permits charter tour operators to maintain client trust accounts in a federally insured financial institution located out of the State, if certain conditions are met. Effective 7/1/2112. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). OHNO CPH
HB1270 HD1 SD2
Agricultural Land; Acquisition; BLNR; Appropriation; Food Security ($)
RELATING TO LAND ACQUISITION.
Directs the Board of Land and Natural Resources to enter into negotiations to acquire the property identified as Tax Map Key: (3) 6-8-001:030 Kamuela, Hawaii. Authorizes the director of finance to issue general obligation bonds for the purchase of the property. Appropriates funds for the Board of Land and Natural Resources to engage in negotiations and conduct due diligence of the property. Establishes and appropriates funds out of the agricultural land acquisition fund to provide funding for the acquisition, administration, maintenance, and management of agricultural lands and irrigation systems to improve food security. Specifies sources of deposits into the fund. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/23/2018- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 827). EVANS, CREAGAN WTL, WAM
HB1272 HD1 SD1
Medicaid; Telehealth; Psychiatric Services
RELATING TO IMPROVING ACCESS TO PSYCHIATRIC CARE FOR MEDICAID PATIENTS.
Specifies that coverage for telehealth under the State's medicaid managed care and fee-for-service programs includes psychiatric services delivered via telehealth through a behavioral health care manager who is present in a primary health care provider's office. Takes effect 7/1/2075. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). EVANS, BELATTI, BROWER, CREAGAN, DECOITE, KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, MCDERMOTT, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, ONISHI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SOUKI, TODD, YAMANE HHS, FIN  SB1155
HB1276 HD1 SD1
Student Loan Interest; Tax Deduction
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Provides an additional state income tax deduction of up to $5,000 per year for student loan interest paid on qualified education loans. (SD1)
(S) 3/23/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. WOODSON, CREAGAN, LOPRESTI, NISHIMOTO, TOKIOKA HRE, WAM  SB1081
HB1279 HD1 SD1
University of Hawaii; Food Security and Self-Sufficiency Education; Hawaiian Center for Sustainable Community Food Systems ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL FOOD PRODUCTION.
Appropriates funds for the University of Hawaii West Oahu to expand its existing programs and develop new means to increase food security and self-sufficiency in the State. (SD1)
(S) 3/24/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. WOODSON, BROWER, CREAGAN, GATES, HASHEM, ITO, JOHANSON, LOPRESTI, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI, SAY, TOKIOKA HRE/AEN, WAM
HB1281 HD1 SD1
Homeless Employment Pilot Program; Homelessness; Study; Auditor; Medicaid; Housing Services; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
Part I: Establishes a three-year Homeless Employment Pilot Program that provides homeless individuals with work opportunities and connects them with service providers. Requires the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to submit a report to the Legislature prior to the 2018 Regular Session on implementing the program. Appropriates funds to establish the pilot program. Part II: Requires the auditor to conduct a study to assess the impact of using medicaid funds to provide coverage for the treatment for homelessness. Requires the auditor to submit a report to the legislature. Makes an appropriation. Part III: Requires the department of human services, in collaboration with the department of health, to review the progress of the Hawaii pathways project pilot and continue to pursue efforts to utilize medicaid to provide supportive housing services for chronically homeless individuals. Provides considerations for the department in planning for the expansion of supportive housing services provided through medicaid managed care plans. Requires the department to report to the legislature. Makes an appropriation. Takes effect 7/1/2075. (SD1)
(S) 1/17/2018- Re-Referred to HMS, LBR/WAM. C. LEE, BROWER, CREAGAN, EVANS, KEOHOKALOLE, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA HMS, LBR/WAM
HB1299 HD1 SD1
Prescription Drugs; Pharmacy; Customized Patient Medication Packages
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Authorizes a pharmacy to provide a customized patient medication package to any patient of an institutional facility or any member of the general public, subject to certain conditions. Effective 7/1/2070. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). MIZUNO, EVANS, SOUKI HHS, FIN
HB1300 HD1 SD1
Environment; Coral Reefs; Raw Sewage; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CORAL.
Requires the Hawaii institute of marine biology at UH to conduct ongoing studies of the environmental impacts of sewage spills on affected coral reefs. Requires the institute of marine biology to submit an annual report to the legislature prior to the convening of each regular session. Appropriates funds. (SD1)
(S) 3/24/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. DECOITE, CREAGAN, EVANS, ING, KEOHOKALOLE, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, TAKAYAMA, YAMASHITA, Gates HRE/AEN, WAM
HB1304 HD1 SD1
Boating Law; Regattas; Marine Parades; Surfing Contests; Permits; Fees; Deposits
RELATING TO MARINE EVENTS.
Requires a permit from the Department of Land and Natural Resources before holding a regatta, marine parade, or surfing contest. Requires permit applications to be submitted up to one year and at least forty-five days before the start of the proposed event. Allows DLNR to assess and collect a fee for permit processing. Requires DLNR to collect a deposit that is nonrefundable if the event is canceled within sixty days of the start of the event. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/24/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. DECOITE, CREAGAN, WOODSON, Evans, Nakamura, Takayama, Yamashita WTL/CPH, WAM
HB1305 HD1 SD1
H-1 Freeway; Shoulder Lane; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Appropriates funds for the construction of a westbound shoulder lane on the H-1 freeway between the Kunia/Waipahu/Ewa (Exit 5) off-ramp and the Kualakai parkway on-ramp. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/22/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. CULLEN, AQUINO, GATES, SAY, YAMANE TRE, WAM
HB1322 HD2 SD1
Procurement Code; Construction; Federal Requirements; Analysis ($)
RELATING TO CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS.
Requires the State Procurement Office, in conjunction with DOE, UH, DOT, and DAGS, to conduct an analysis and review of the Hawaii Public Procurement Code, specifically with regard to the awarding of construction contracts. Appropriates an unspecified amount of funds for the analysis and review. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). YAMASHITA WAM
HB1326 HD2
Basalt Fiber; Market Study; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.
Appropriates funds for a market study to evaluate and assess the feasibility of developing a basalt fiber facility in Hawaii. (HB1326 HD2)
(S) 3/22/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM. NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI, YAMASHITA, Keohokalole ETT, WAM
HB1327 HD1 SD1
High Technology Development Corporation; Manufacturing Development Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HIGH TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
Appropriates funds for the Manufacturing Development Program. Effective 7/1/2060. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). NAKASHIMA, FUKUMOTO, HOLT, JOHANSON, KEOHOKALOLE, MORIKAWA, SAIKI, YAMASHITA ETT, WAM
HB1328 HD1 SD1
Motion Picture, Digital Media, and Film Production Income Tax Credit
RELATING TO FILM AND DIGITAL MEDIA INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT.
Allows greater flexibility in conditions placed on eligibility requirements for the motion picture, digital media, and film production income tax credit. Amends the amount of the total tax credit that may be claimed per qualified production. Amends the annual aggregate cap placed on the amount of the tax credits that may be claimed by qualified productions. Takes effect on 7/1/2112. (SD1)
(S) 3/23/2018- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. NAKASHIMA ETT, WAM  SB1253
HB1329 HD1 SD1
Technology; Application Challenges; Grant; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT.
Appropriates funds for grants to participants in application challenges so that the proof of concepts created during the challenges can be developed into prototypes suitable for local and state government. Requires matching funds. Effective 7/1/2038. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). NAKASHIMA, BROWER, KEOHOKALOLE, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI, TODD, YAMASHITA ETT, WAM  SB1126
HB1339 HD1 SD2
Hawaii Invasive Species Authority; Established; Hawaii Invasive Species Council; Abolished; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION.
Restructures the Hawaii Invasive Species Council as the Hawaii Invasive Species Authority to coordinate implementation of the Hawaii Interagency Biosecurity Plan and related duties. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). CREAGAN, EVANS, GATES, ICHIYAMA, LOPRESTI, SAY, THIELEN, WOODSON AEN, WAM
HB1341
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."
(S) 3/9/2017- Referred to AEN/EDU. CREAGAN, GATES, LOPRESTI, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, WOODSON AEN/EDU
HB1378 HD1 SD1
Roadways; Waianae District; Secondary Access Routes; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HIGHWAYS.
Requires the Department of Transportation to develop plans for the construction of secondary access roads for the Waianae district of leeward Oahu. Appropriates funds. (SD1)
(S) 3/22/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. GATES, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, DECOITE, EVANS, HASHEM, ICHIYAMA, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, QUINLAN, TODD, TOKIOKA, WOODSON, San Buenaventura TRE, WAM
HB1381 HD2 SD1
Elevator Mechanics; Licensing; Elevator Mechanics Licensing Board
RELATING TO ELEVATOR MECHANICS.
Clarifies the scope of work for elevator mechanics. Amends the licensing requirements for elevator mechanics, and the powers and duties of the Elevator Mechanics Licensing Board. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). JOHANSON LAB, CPC, FIN
HB1389 HD1 SD1
Livestock Harvest Facilities; Department of Agriculture; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO LIVESTOCK HARVEST FACILITIES.
Makes an appropriation for the planning and design of scalable livestock harvest facilities to be expended by the Department of Agriculture. Effective 8/1/2151. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). EVANS, CREAGAN, NAKASHIMA AEN, WAM  SB1257
HB1395 HD1
Economic Development
RELATING TO THE KALIHI 21ST CENTURY COMMISSION.
Establishes a temporary Kalihi 21st Century Commission in the Office of Planning. Requires the Commission to develop a community development plan for the development of the Kalihi area on Oahu. (HB1395 HD1)
(S) 3/20/2018- Re-Referred to WAM. MIZUNO, BROWER, CACHOLA, EVANS, HOLT, LUKE, OHNO, SAIKI, SOUKI, TUPOLA, WOODSON, Nakashima WAM
HB1401 HD1 SD1 CD1
Voting by Mail; Pilot Program; Voter Service Center; Places of Deposit ($)
RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Requires a pilot program for the 2020 primary and general elections in any county with a population of less than 100,000 to be conducted by mail. Establishes a voter service center to provide certain election services. Allows for additional places of deposit for personal delivery of mail-in ballots. Requires the Office of Elections to submit reports to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. (HB1401 CD1)
(H) 7/11/2018- Act 182, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1291). NISHIMOTO JDL/WAM
HB1402 HD2 SD2
Shared Leave Program; State and County Employees; Designation of Beneficiary Form
RELATING TO EMPLOYEES.
Requires each state government branch to establish a shared leave program for state employees. Allows the chief executive of a county to establish a shared leave program for county employees. Precludes a state government branch from prohibiting leave sharing between different departments or bargaining units because of administrative infeasibility. Clarifies that an employee's designation of beneficiary statement may be filed with the department where the employee is employed and eliminates the requirement that it be a verified written statement. Takes effect 1/7/2059. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). NISHIMOTO, BELATTI, JOHANSON, LUKE, SAIKI, SOUKI LAB, JUD, FIN
HB1410 HD2 SD2
Emergency Medical Services; Emergency Medical Services Special Fund; Community Paramedic Services; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.
Repeals the Emergency Medical Services Special Fund and appropriates an equal amount of general funds to the Department of Health for emergency medical services. Appropriates funds for community paramedic services. Effective 7/1/2090. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). LUKE HHS, FIN
HB1435 HD2 SD1
Hawaii Hurricane Relief Fund; Comprehensive Loss Reduction Plan; Building Code Hurricane Standards
RELATING TO THE HAWAII HURRICANE RELIEF FUND COMPREHENSIVE LOSS REDUCTION PLAN.
Clarifies that the comprehensive loss reduction plan of the HHRF shall include implementing building code requirements for hurricane standards in accordance with state building code and design standards. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). ITO, AQUINO, BROWER, HASHEM, MCDERMOTT, TAKAYAMA, San Buenaventura WAL, CPC, FIN  SB1154
HB1438 SD1
World War I Centennial Commemoration; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE WORLD WAR I CENTENNIAL COMMEMORATION.
Appropriates moneys for the commemoration of the centennial anniversary of World War I. (SD1)
(S) 3/23/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. ITO, CACHOLA, CHOY, ONISHI, TOKIOKA, WARD, WOODSON IAA, WAM
HB1449 HD1 SD1
Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation; Impact Loan Fund for Hawaii; HI-impact Loan Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO INNOVATION BUSINESS INTERACTION.
Establishes the impact loan fund for Hawaii, to be known as the HI-impact loan program, in the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation to support dual-use technology small businesses. Establishes the HI-impact special fund. Appropriates funds. Effective July 1, 2038. (SD1)
(S) 3/24/2017- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. KEOHOKALOLE, CACHOLA, DECOITE, GATES, HOLT, LOWEN, NAKASHIMA, QUINLAN, YAMASHITA ETT, WAM
HB1466 HD1 SD1
Youth Advisory Commission; Office of Youth Services; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO A YOUTH ADVISORY COMMISSION.
Establishes a Youth Advisory Commission within the Office of Youth Services to advise the Governor and Legislature on the effects of legislative policies, needs, assessments, priorities, programs, and budgets relating to youth. Appropriates funds. (SD1)
(H) 1/17/2018- Re-referred to HHS, FIN, referral sheet 2 TODD, KEOHOKALOLE, LOPRESTI, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA HMS, WAM
HB1469 HD1 SD2 CD1
Public Lands; Redevelopment Districts; Revolving Fund; Waiakea Peninsula ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
Establishes procedures for designating public land redevelopment districts, planning committees, district redevelopment plans, and designated redevelopment district revolving funds. Establishes powers and duties of planning committees. Modifies public land lease restrictions. Establishes the Waiakea Peninsula Redevelopment District, Planning Committee, and Revolving Fund until June 30, 2027. Appropriates funds. (HB1469 CD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). ONISHI, CACHOLA, CHOY, CREAGAN, CULLEN, ICHIYAMA, ITO, KONG, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, TODD, TOKIOKA, YAMASHITA ETT/WTL, WAM  SB1185
HB1471 HD3 SD2
Taxation; Transient Accommodations Brokers; Tax Collection Agents; General Excise Tax; Transient Accommodations Tax
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Allows transient accommodations brokers to register as a tax collection agent on behalf of all of its operators and plan managers. Requires registered transient accommodations broker tax collection agent's operators and plan managers to obtain a GET license and TAT registration. Requires registered transient accommodations broker tax collection agents to file periodic and annual GET and TAT returns. Requires that each periodic return be accompanied by an electronic cover sheet containing required information. Requires all registered transient accommodations broker tax collection agents to inquire with their operators and plan managers whether the transient accommodation is in compliance with all pertinent state and county land use and tax laws. Requires the operator or plan manager to provide verification of and a statement confirming compliance with state and county land use laws in the form of a written certification, verification, or permit, as applicable, issued by the appropriate county agency. Allocates an unspecified per cent of GET and TAT taxes to the counties contingent upon establishment of a process to provide verification of compliance by an operator or plan manager with county land use laws. Applies to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017. Effective date 5/22/2050. (SD2)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). ONISHI, EVANS, SAY, TODD, TOKIOKA, YAMASHITA, Brower, Creagan, DeCoite, Nakashima ETT/PSM, CPH/WAM
HB1474 HD1 SD1
2020 State Agricultural and Rural Leaders Legislative Agriculture Chairs Summit; DOA; Appropriation ($)