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SB2 SD2 HD1
Homelessness; Treatment; Auditor; Study; Medicaid; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
Requires the Auditor, with the assistance of the Department of Human Services, to conduct a study to assess the impact of using Medicaid funds to provide coverage for the treatment for homelessness. Requires the Auditor to submit a report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. (SB2 HD1)
(H) 1/17/2018- Re-referred to HHS, FIN, referral sheet 2 GREEN, S. CHANG, RUDERMAN, K. Rhoads HHS, FIN
SB7 SD2 HD1
Supportive Housing Services; Medicaid; Homelessness; Department of Human Services; Department of Health; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO MEDICAID.
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 efforts to use Medicaid to provide supportive housing services for chronically homeless individuals. Appropriates funds to restore basic adult dental benefits to Medicaid enrollees; provided DHS obtains maximum federal matching funds available for the expenditure. Requires DHS to submit a report to the Legislature before the 2019 Regular Session. (SB7 HD1)
(H) 3/23/2018- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) C. Lee, Lowen, McDermott, Souki, Tokioka excused (5). GREEN, S. CHANG, K. RHOADS HHS, FIN
SB21 SD2 HD1
Child Care; Penalties; Department of Human Services
RELATING TO CHILD CARE.
Increases monetary penalties for violating the laws relating to child care facilities. Authorizes the Department of Human Services to refer to the Attorney General or respective county police department any intentional, knowing, or reckless violation of the laws relating to child care facilities or certain criminal offenses. (SB21 HD1)
(H) 1/17/2018- Re-referred to HHS, JUD, referral sheet 2 GREEN, Baker, Keith-Agaran HHS, JUD
SB27 SD1 HD1
Medicaid; Adult Dental Benefits; Appropriation ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO RESTORE BASIC ADULT DENTAL BENEFITS TO MEDICAID ENROLLEES.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Human Services (DHS) to restore basic adult dental benefits to Medicaid enrollees. Requires DHS to obtain the maximum federal matching funds available for this expenditure. (SB27 HD1)
(H) 1/17/2018- Re-referred to HHS, FIN, referral sheet 2 GREEN, S. CHANG, K. RHOADS, Galuteria HHS, FIN
SB48 SD3 HD2 CD1
Hawaii Innovation, Technology, and Research Corporation; Hawaii Technology Development Corporation; Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation; Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY.
Merges the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation into the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation and renames the resulting entity as the Hawaii Innovation, Technology, and Research Corporation. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
(S) 7/10/2018- Vetoed on 07-10-18 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1253). ENGLISH FIN, EDB, HED
SB80 SD2
Daniel K. Inouye International Airport; Radio Aerial Relocation; Emergency Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Makes an emergency appropriation to finance the relocation of transmission facilities for the "I Heart Radio" aerial. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/3/2018- The committee(s) on FIN recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. ENGLISH TRN, FIN
SB104 SD1
Condominiums; Governing Instruments; Declarations; Bylaws; Votes
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUM GOVERNING INSTRUMENTS.
Clarifies the procedures to amend condominium association declarations, bylaws, and other governing instruments that are not of a material adverse nature to condominium owners or do not imperil the viability or stability of the condominium association. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2017- Referred to CPC, referral sheet 27 K. RHOADS CPC  HB897
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) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). K. RHOADS OMH/WAL, FIN
SB111 SD1
Elections; Absentee Voting; Military-overseas Voting; Validity of Ballot Cast by Voter Who Becomes Ineligible
RELATING TO VOTING.
Provides that the ballot of an absentee or military-overseas voter is valid even if the voter becomes ineligible to vote after casting the ballot. Repeals the requirement that an absentee voter's ballot be deemed invalid if the voter returns the return envelope but dies prior to the opening of polls. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2017- Referred to JUD, referral sheet 27 K. RHOADS JUD  HB157
SB122 SD2 HD2 CD1
Mental Health; Notice; Hearings
RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
Provides designated family members and other interested persons with notice when an individual with a mental health emergency is subject to certain procedures and actions. Provides designated family members and other interested persons with the right to be present for the individual's hearings and receive a copy of the hearing transcript or recording unless the court determines otherwise. Requires a court to adjourn or continue a hearing for failure to timely notify a person entitled to be notified or for failure by the individual to contact an attorney, with certain exceptions. (CD1)
(H) 7/10/2018- Act 144, on 07/06/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1245). K. RHOADS HHS, JUD, FIN  HB250
SB123 SD1
Marriage; Civil Union; Name Change
RELATING TO NAMES.
Allows parties to a marriage or civil union to choose any middle or last name to use upon the marriage or civil union. Takes effect on 1/7/59. (SD1)
(H) 2/16/2017- Referred to JUD, referral sheet 21 K. RHOADS JUD  HB799
SB134 SD1 HD2 CD1
University of Hawaii; Smoking; Tobacco; Electronic Smoking Devices; Prohibition
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Prohibits smoking and tobacco use, including the use of electronic smoking devices, by any person on the premises of the University of Hawaii. (CD1)
(H) 7/11/2018- Act 160, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1269). K. KAHELE (Introduced by request of another party) HHS/HED, JUD  HB429
SB137 SD2 HD1
University of Hawaii; Innovation and Commercialization Initiative Program; Special Fund
RELATING TO UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII RESEARCH.
Establishes the Innovation and Commercialization Initiative Program to expressly give the University of Hawaii the legal authority to create, finance, and participate in new economic enterprises and expand workforce opportunities based on inventions and discoveries generated by or at the University. Creates Special Fund. (SB137 HD1)
(H) 3/24/2017- Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Har, Ichiyama, C. Lee, Thielen excused (6). K. KAHELE (Introduced by request of another party) HED, JUD, FIN  HB847
SB141 SD2 HD1
Physician Workforce Assessment Fee; John A. Burns School of Medicine
RELATING TO PHYSICIAN WORKFORCE ASSESSMENT.
Allows the John A. Burns School of Medicine to continue receiving revenues from the physician workforce assessment fee until June 30, 2027, for ongoing physician workforce assessment and planning to support the recruitment and retention of physicians in the State, particularly those in rural and medically underserved areas. (SB141 HD1)
(H) 3/23/2017- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, Ichiyama, Souki excused (3). K. KAHELE (Introduced by request of another party) HED, FIN  HB428
SB150 SD1
Presidential Ballots; General Election; Income Tax Return
RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Requires candidates for president and vice president of the United States to post their most recent income tax return on the Internet at least sixty days prior to and continuing through the date of the general election for free access by the public in order to be included on the state ballot, subject to certain conditions. Prohibits electors from voting for a candidate for president or vice president of the United States unless both candidates have posted their most recent income tax return on the Internet at least sixty days prior to and continuing through the date of the general election for free access by the public, subject to certain conditions. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2017- Referred to JUD, referral sheet 27 K. RHOADS, S. CHANG JUD
SB151 SD1
Condominiums; Associations; Rules and Regulations; Smoking; Prohibitions; Owners; Lease Agreements
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
Enables condominium associations to adopt rules and regulations that: require unit owners to prohibit smoking inside a condominium unit as part of a lease agreement; and prohibit smoking on a lanai of a condominium unit and in all common elements. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2017- Referred to CPC, referral sheet 27 K. RHOADS, BAKER CPC  HB267
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) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). ESPERO, ENGLISH, RUDERMAN, S. Chang, Dela Cruz, Gabbard, Galuteria, Kidani HHS, 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) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). GREEN, S. CHANG, Baker HHS, CPC
SB192 SD1 HD1 CD1
State Budget; Natural Area Reserve Fund; Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement; Tobacco Settlement Special Fund; Hawaii Tobacco Prevention and Control Trust Fund; University Revenue-Undertakings Fund; Disaster Relief Appropriation; DOD; County of Kauai Flooding and Flooding in Other Areas of the State ($)
RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET.
Deposits moneys received in 2018 pursuant to the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement into the Emergency and Budget Reserve Fund. Specifies that Tobacco Settlement Special Fund excess moneys shall be used to supplant any losses that result from any discount or reduction taken against regular Master Settlement Agreement payments received by the State between calendar years 2018 and 2022. Authorizes the Director of Finance to transfer excess balances from the Natural Area Reserve Fund into the general fund. Appropriates moneys in fiscal year 2017-2018 to the Department of Defense for disaster and flood relief for the County of Kauai and other areas of the State. (CD1)
(S) 5/10/2018- Act 012, 05/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1112). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB100
SB195 SD1 HD1
Hawaii Teacher Standards Board; Staff; Personnel Specialist II; Educational Specialist II; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII TEACHER STANDARDS BOARD.
Appropriates moneys from the general fund for two specialist II positions within the Hawaii teacher standards board. (SB195 HD1)
(H) 3/23/2017- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, Ichiyama, Souki excused (3). KIDANI, Baker, S. Chang, Dela Cruz, English, Espero, Galuteria, Inouye, K. Kahele, Nishihara, Ruderman, Shimabukuro EDN, FIN  HB492
SB197 SD1 HD1
State Public Charter School Commission; New Charter Schools; Start-Up Grants; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.
Appropriates moneys for start-up grants for one or more new pre-opening public charter schools. (SB197 HD1)
(H) 3/23/2017- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, Ichiyama, Souki excused (3). KIDANI, ESPERO, RUDERMAN, SHIMABUKURO, S. Chang, Dela Cruz, English, Galuteria, Inouye, K. Kahele, Nishihara, Riviere EDN, FIN  HB493
SB199 SD1 HD1
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. (SB199 HD1)
(H) 3/23/2017- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, Ichiyama, Souki excused (3). KIDANI, NISHIHARA, RUDERMAN, Baker, S. Chang, Dela Cruz, Galuteria, Inouye, K. Kahele, Riviere, Shimabukuro EDN, FIN  HB936
SB202 HD1 CD1
Service Area Boards; Mental Health and Substance Abuse
RELATING TO SERVICE AREA BOARDS.
Amends statutory provisions relating to quorum and voting requirements for service area boards on mental health and substance abuse. Designates service area boards on mental health and substance abuse within the department of health for administrative purposes. (CD1)
(H) 7/10/2018- Act 138, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1239). KIDANI, BAKER, INOUYE, S. Chang, Galuteria, Shimabukuro HHS, JUD
SB203 HD1 CD1
State Council on Mental Health; Quorum; Membership
RELATING TO STATE COUNCIL ON MENTAL HEALTH.
Amends the membership of the State Council on Mental Health, defines quorum for the Council, and specifies number of votes required to constitute valid acts of the Council. Designates the State Council on Mental Health within the department of health for administrative purposes. (CD1)
(H) 7/10/2018- Act 137, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1238). KIDANI, BAKER, ENGLISH, INOUYE, S. Chang, Galuteria, Shimabukuro HHS, JUD
SB208 SD2 HD1 CD1
Life Insurance; Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits; Model Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Act
RELATING TO UNCLAIMED LIFE INSURANCE BENEFITS.
Adopts the National Conference of Insurance Legislators' Model Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Act, which requires life insurers to conduct database searches using the federal Social Security Administration's death master file or similar database to determine whether an insured has died. Requires life insurers to use good faith efforts to locate any beneficiaries to a policy, contract, or retained asset account. Authorizes the insurance commissioner to use discretion to limit, exempt, or phase-in compliance with requirements under certain circumstances. (CD1)
(S) 7/11/2018- Act 202, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1311). KIDANI, BAKER, ENGLISH, ESPERO, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, S. Chang, Dela Cruz, Galuteria, Riviere CPC, FIN
SB215
Education; Education Research and Development Revolving Fund
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Repeals the Education Research and Development Revolving Fund and transfers the unencumbered balances to the general fund as recommended by the Auditor in Auditor's Report No. 16-11.
(H) 3/31/2017- The committee(s) on FIN recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. TOKUDA, Baker, Dela Cruz, Kidani EDN, FIN
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) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). BAKER, INOUYE, K. RHOADS, S. Chang, Keith-Agaran, Tokuda TRN, FIN  HB736
SB222 SD2 HD1
General Excise Tax; Medical Devices; Exemption
RELATING TO THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX.
Exempts the sales of mobility enhancing equipment, durable medical equipment, prosthetic devices, prescription drugs sold pursuant to a doctor's prescription, diabetic supplies, medical oxygen, and human blood and its derivatives from the general excise tax for the taxable years beginning after December 31, 2018. Amends the definitions of "prosthetic device" and "prescription drugs". (SB222 HD1)
(H) 3/23/2018- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) C. Lee, Lowen, McDermott, Souki, Tokioka excused (5). BAKER, S. Chang, Gabbard, Ruderman HHS, FIN  HB21
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) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). BAKER, IHARA, INOUYE, KIDANI, TOKUDA, S. Chang, Gabbard EDN, IAC/CPC, FIN  HB241
SB229 SD1 HD1
DOH; Vector Control Branch; Permanent Full-Time Equivalent Positions; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO VECTOR CONTROL.
Appropriates moneys for program costs and 12 permanent full-time equivalent positions in the vector control branch of the Department of Health. (SB229 HD1)
(H) 3/22/2018- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Fukumoto, Johanson, C. Lee, Souki, Todd excused (5). GABBARD, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, S. Chang, Espero, Green, Ihara, Kim, Riviere, Shimabukuro HHS, FIN
SB245 SD2 HD1
Government Records; Maintenance; Duty to Exercise Reasonable Care; Public Inspection
RELATING TO GOVERNMENT RECORDS.
Requires each unit of government of the State and its political subdivisions to exercise reasonable care in the maintenance of all government records under its control that are required to be made available for public inspection. (SB245 HD1)
(H) 3/24/2017- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Har, Ichiyama, C. Lee, Thielen excused (6). KEITH-AGARAN, DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, IHARA, K. RHOADS, TOKUDA JUD, FIN  HB988
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) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). KEITH-AGARAN, INOUYE, Dela Cruz, Kim LAB, FIN  HB987
SB251 SD1
Elections; Campaign Finance; Restrictions on Use of Campaign Funds
RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
Establishes an exemption from the prohibition against using election campaign funds to make charitable donations or to award scholarships during the period from the filing of nomination papers to the date of the general election, for candidates who are already declared elected to office after running unopposed in an election or who would be unopposed in the general election. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(H) 3/24/2017- Passed Second Reading and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Har, Ichiyama, C. Lee, Thielen excused (6). KEITH-AGARAN, KIM, Dela Cruz, English, Inouye, Shimabukuro, Wakai JUD, FIN  HB1189
SB270 SD1 HD2 CD1
Sexual Orientation Change Efforts; Conversion Therapy; Prohibition; Minors; Licensed Professionals; Sexual Orientation Counseling Task Force
RELATING TO MINORS.
Prohibits specific state-licensed persons who are licensed to provide professional counseling from engaging in, attempting to engage in, or advertising sexual orientation change efforts on minors. Establishes the sexual orientation counseling task force to address the concerns of minors seeking counseling on sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expressions, and related behaviors. (CD1)
(S) 5/29/2018- Act 013, 05/25/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1113). S. CHANG, BAKER, K. RHOADS CPC, JUD, FIN  HB1266
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) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). 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) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). KEITH-AGARAN JUD, FIN  HB1252
SB284 SD1 HD1
Maalaea Small Boat Harbor; Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2016
RELATING TO MAALAEA SMALL BOAT HARBOR.
Corrects an error in the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2016 to clarify that the CIP project for Maalaea small boat harbor on Maui was for plans, design, and construction for pier improvements, rather than dredging. (SB284 HD1)
(H) 3/21/2017- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Ichiyama excused (1). BAKER, S. Chang, English, Green, Keith-Agaran, Nishihara WAL, FIN  HB400
SB285 SD2 HD1
Nursing Facility Sustainability Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE NURSING FACILITY SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
Continues the nursing facility sustainability program for two years. Appropriates funds out of the nursing facility sustainability program special fund for fiscal years 2017-2018 and 2018-2019. (SB285 HD1)
(H) 1/17/2018- Re-referred to HHS, FIN, referral sheet 1 BAKER, TOKUDA, S. Chang, English, Espero, Gabbard, Harimoto, Ihara, K. Rhoads HHS, FIN  HB90
SB287 SD1 HD2
Preauthorization; Disclosure; Health Insurance; Medical Policies
RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.
Prohibits all health insurers from requiring a medical treatment or service preauthorization that causes undue delay in the receipt of the treatment or service. Requires all health insurers to disclose the medical policies that the insurer uses for preauthorization decisions. (SB287 HD2)
(H) 4/12/2018- Received notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 784). BAKER, ESPERO, KIDANI, K. RHOADS, S. Chang, English, Nishihara, Wakai HHS, CPC, FIN  HB248
SB298 SD1 HD2
Workforce Readiness School Program; Department of Education; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO SCHOOLS.
Establishes a Workforce Readiness Program within the Department of Education to allow students to graduate from an extended high school enrollment with a high school diploma and an industry-recognized associate's degree. Appropriates moneys to develop and implement the program. (SB298 HD2)
(H) 3/24/2017- Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 2 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Har, Ichiyama, C. Lee, Thielen excused (6). DELA CRUZ, GABBARD, INOUYE, K. KAHELE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, SHIMABUKURO, WAKAI EDN/HED, EDB, FIN
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) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). BAKER, Nishihara HHS, JUD
SB306 SD1 HD1
Real Property; Condominiums; Time Share Projects; Association Documents; Board of Directors; Fiduciary Duty
RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY.
Clarifies that projects that contain a combination of time share interests, transient vacation rentals, and private residential units located in the same project are required to provide basic documents that will enable an owner to sell the owner's time share interest. Specifies that a plan manager of a time share owners association or vacation club board of directors must provide specific information to owners regarding candidates for election to the board of directors within thirty days prior to the election and shall not have a controlling interest on the board of directors. (SB306 HD1)
(H) 3/24/2017- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Say voting no (1) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Har, Ichiyama, C. Lee, Thielen excused (6). BAKER, Gabbard, Ihara, Nishihara CPC, JUD  HB650
SB308 SD1 HD1
Long-term Care Facilities; Medicaid; Cost Increase; Inflationary Adjustment; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES.
Providing an annual inflationary adjustment in the methodology used to reimburse facilities for the long-term care of Medicaid recipients beginning with fiscal year 2017-2018. Appropriates funds to provide an inflationary adjustment to long-term care facilities' provider-specific prospective payment rates. (SB308 HD1)
(H) 1/17/2018- Re-referred to HHS, FIN, referral sheet 1 BAKER, ENGLISH, KIDANI, K. RHOADS, S. Chang, Espero, Nishihara, Wakai HHS, FIN  HB92
SB312 SD2
Public Agency Meetings; Meeting Notice; Emergency Meetings; Board Packets; Open Meetings
RELATING TO OPEN GOVERNMENT.
Until 7/8/2019, requires certain boards to make board packets available for public inspection and provide notice, upon request, of the availability of board packets. Requires boards to allow oral testimony to be presented on agenda items separately and at the time the item is first brought up for discussion at the meeting. Adds emergency meetings to the public meeting notice requirements. Allows the electronic mailing of meeting notices; requires the posting of the notice on the State's or appropriate county's electronic calendar; and clarifies posting requirements and potential posting disputes. Establishes a board packet working group to develop board packet disclosure requirements. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD2)
(H) 3/9/2017- Referred to JUD, referral sheet 27 KEITH-AGARAN, Gabbard JUD
SB318 SD2
Home Schooling; Extracurricular Activities
RELATING TO EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES.
Allows home-schooled students to participate in extracurricular activities offered at the public school that they would otherwise be required to attend. Establishes a task force to determine criteria for prioritizing students who attend a public school over home-schooled students when determining which students may participate in an extracurricular activity. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 3/23/2018- Passed Second Reading and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) C. Lee, Lowen, McDermott, Souki, Tokioka excused (5). KEITH-AGARAN, DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, GABBARD, SHIMABUKURO, S. Chang, Kidani EDN, FIN  HB1194
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) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). KEITH-AGARAN, Gabbard, Kim, K. Rhoads JUD  HB1235
SB336 SD1
Electioneering Communications; Advertisements
RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Excludes from the definitions of "advertisement" and "electioneering communication" the communications of a candidate's name on clothing or other attire not directly associated with that candidate's campaign committee. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2017- Referred to JUD, referral sheet 27 KEITH-AGARAN, Kim, K. Rhoads JUD  HB1237
SB337 SD1
Elections; Electioneering Communications; Candidate Committees; Advertisements
RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Provides that a candidate committee shall not be required to file a statement of information for an electioneering communication made by a candidate committee that clearly identifies the communication as being paid for by the candidate committee. Repeals the requirement that a candidate committee file a statement of information of the names and addresses of all persons who contributed to the committee or the organization for the purpose of publishing or broadcasting the electioneering communications. Excludes any advertisement by a candidate or candidate committee from the reporting requirements for electioneering communication, provided that the advertisement is in compliance with the law regarding advertisements. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2017- Referred to JUD, referral sheet 27 KEITH-AGARAN, English, Kim JUD  HB1238
SB340 SD1 HD1
County Zoning; Urban Agriculture
RELATING TO URBAN AGRICULTURE.
Requires the counties to incorporate urban agriculture principles and policies in land use planning. (SB340 HD1)
(H) 3/21/2017- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on WAL with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Ichiyama excused (1). KEITH-AGARAN, ENGLISH, ESPERO, GABBARD, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS AGR, WAL  HB715
SB347 SD1 HD1
Mobile Clinic; Homeless; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO MOBILE CLINICS.
Appropriates funds for establishing, staffing, and operating two mobile clinics to serve the homeless population. (SB347 HD1)
(H) 1/17/2018- Re-referred to HHS, FIN, referral sheet 1 S. CHANG, GREEN, K. KAHELE, K. RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, Inouye, Ruderman HHS, FIN  HB527
SB351 SD2 HD1
Aha Moku Advisory Committee; Department of Land and Natural Resources; Budget; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE AHA MOKU ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
Amends various provisions related to the Aha Moku Advisory Committee, including budgetary requirements. Appropriates funds for expenses of the Aha Moku Advisory Committee and the annual Puwalu event. (SB351 HD1)
(H) 3/23/2018- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) C. Lee, Lowen, McDermott, Souki, Tokioka excused (5). GABBARD, IHARA, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, Harimoto, Kim, Nishihara OMH/WAL, FIN
SB352 SD1 HD1
Agricultural Loan Revolving Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE AGRICULTURAL LOAN REVOLVING FUND.
Appropriates moneys to and from the Agricultural Loan Revolving Fund. (SB352 HD1)
(H) 3/21/2017- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Ichiyama excused (1). GABBARD, ENGLISH, KEITH-AGARAN, K. RHOADS, RIVIERE, RUDERMAN, Kim, Nishihara AGR, FIN
SB371 SD1 HD1
Board of Dental Examiners; Dental Hygienists
RELATING TO THE BOARD OF DENTISTRY AND DENTAL HYGIENE.
Amends the composition of the Board of Dental Examiners to add an additional dental hygienist member and specify that two hygienist members shall reside in the City and County of Honolulu and one shall reside in the County of Hawaii, Maui, or Kauai. (SB371 HD1)
(H) 1/17/2018- Re-referred to HHS/IAC, CPC, referral sheet 1 BAKER, INOUYE, NISHIHARA, S. Chang, Espero, Gabbard, Ihara HHS/IAC, CPC  HB564
SB372 SD1
Motor Vehicle Insurance; Claims Service; Sales; Physical Presence
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE.
Requires motor vehicle insurers to make satisfactory arrangements with the insurance commissioner to handle claims and service policies within the State. Specifies that motor vehicle insurers are required to maintain at least one physical sales and claims service office in each county. Requires the insurance commissioner to submit a report to the legislature, each year for five years, regarding any consumer complaints received as a result of changing the requirements for motor vehicle insurers to maintain a field presence in Hawaii. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. Repeals on 6/30/2022. (SD1)
(H) 3/30/2017- The committee(s) on CPC recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. BAKER, S. Chang, Espero, Ihara, Nishihara CPC
SB384 SD2 HD1
Clinical Psychologists; Prescriptive Authority Privilege
RELATING TO PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY FOR CERTAIN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS.
Authorizes and establishes procedures and criteria for prescriptive authority for clinical psychologists who meet specific education, training, and registration requirements.  Requires the Board of Psychology to report to the Legislature prior to the Regular Session of 2021. (SB384 HD1)
(H) 3/6/2018- This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Thursday 03-08-18 9:30AM in conference room 312. BAKER, ENGLISH, ESPERO, GABBARD, KEITH-AGARAN, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, Harimoto, Ihara, Inouye, Kidani, Nishihara, Riviere HHS, FIN  HB767
SB389 SD1 HD1
Transportation; Speed Limit; Lahaina Bypass
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Establishes speed limits for Hawaii Route 3000, also known as the Lahaina Bypass or the Honoapiilani Highway Bypass. (SB389 HD1)
(H) 3/24/2017- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Har, Ichiyama, C. Lee, Thielen excused (6). BAKER TRN, JUD  HB402
SB390 SD2 HD1
Appraisal Management Companies; Registration; Appraisal Management Company Registration Program; Real Property; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO APPRAISAL MANAGEMENT COMPANIES.
Establishes an Appraisal Management Company Registration Program (Program) within the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) to conform to minimum standards established under federal law and regulations. Establishes registration requirements, standards, and penalties for violations. Appropriates funds to the DCCA for costs associated with the Program. (SB390 HD1)
(H) 3/24/2017- Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Har, Ichiyama, C. Lee, Thielen excused (6). BAKER, ESPERO, S. Chang, Dela Cruz, English, Galuteria, Nishihara, K. Rhoads IAC, CPC, FIN  HB50
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) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). BAKER, K. RHOADS, S. Chang, Espero, Nishihara IAC, CPC  HB239
SB393 HD1
Condominiums; Associations; Board of Directors; Mixed-use Projects; Elections
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
Clarifies that the removal or replacement of a director elected by a class of unit owners shall be by a majority of only the members of that class. Specifies that for an election in a mixed-use condominium project where directors are elected by different classes of owners, an association may cast a vote or votes allocated to any nonresidential unit owned by the association where those eligible to vote in the election are limited to owners of one or more nonresidential units, including the nonresidential unit owned by the association. (SB393 HD1)
(H) 3/24/2017- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Har, Ichiyama, C. Lee, Thielen excused (6). BAKER, Espero, Nishihara CPC, JUD  HB648
SB394 SD1
Real Estate Brokers; Client Trust Accounts; Criminal Penalties; Real Estate Commission; Registration; Renewal; Enforcement
RELATING TO REAL ESTATE BROKERS.
Creates criminal penalties for real estate brokers for improper deposit, segregation, or disposition of client trust account funds. Requires the principal broker to report the client trust account number and name of the managing institution to the real estate commission. Specifies that the principal broker must report changes in the account number and account location within ten days of a change. Authorizes the real estate commission to take action in circuit court to enforce client trust account requirements. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(H) 3/24/2017- Passed Second Reading and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Har, Ichiyama, C. Lee, Thielen excused (6). BAKER, ESPERO, RUDERMAN, S. Chang, English, Nishihara CPC, JUD  HB238
SB397 SD1 HD1
Hospital Sustainability Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
Extends the Hospital Sustainability Program for two years. Appropriates funds out of the Hospital Sustainability Program Special Fund for fiscal years 2017-2018 and 2018-2019. (SB397 HD1)
(H) 1/17/2018- Re-referred to HHS, FIN, referral sheet 1 BAKER, S. Chang, English, Nishihara HHS, FIN  HB89
SB404 SD2 HD1
Electronic Smoking Devices; E-liquid; Tax; Permit; License
RELATING TO CHAPTER 245, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
Requires sellers of electronic smoking devices or eliquid to obtain a retail tobacco permit or dealer or wholesale license. Increases the license fee for wholesalers or dealers and the retail tobacco permit fee. Applies the cigarette and tobacco product excise tax to electronic smoking devices and e-liquid. (SB404 HD1)
(H) 1/17/2018- Re-referred to HHS/CPC, FIN, referral sheet 1 BAKER, GABBARD, HARIMOTO, Inouye, Keith-Agaran, Kidani, Nishihara HHS/CPC, FIN  HB246
SB417 HD1
Children; Schools; Truancy; Informal Adjustment; Priority
RELATING TO CHILDREN.
Provides that informal adjustment shall be prioritized over formal action for a child under family court jurisdiction solely as a result of truancy. (SB417 HD1)
(H) 3/24/2017- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Har, Ichiyama, C. Lee, Thielen excused (6). KEITH-AGARAN, Kidani, Shimabukuro JUD, FIN  HB1344
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) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). KEITH-AGARAN, DELA CRUZ, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, K. Kahele TRN, JUD  HB1348
SB422 SD1 HD1
Child Custody; Grandparent Visitation
RELATING TO CHILD VISITATION.
Requires a finding that denial of reasonable grandparent visitation rights would cause significant harm to the child as a condition of awarding grandparent visitation rights. Clarifies procedures for an order awarding reasonable grandparent visitation rights. Specifies that a violation of the terms and conditions of such an order is punishable as contempt of court. (SB422 HD1)
(H) 1/17/2018- Re-referred to HHS, JUD, referral sheet 2 KEITH-AGARAN, SHIMABUKURO, Dela Cruz, English, K. Kahele HHS, JUD  HB983
SB424 SD1
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 discharge or second suspension in a five-year period. Requires disclosure of certain information under the Uniform Information Practices Act after a police officer's second suspension in a five-year period. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2017- Referred to JUD, referral sheet 27 KEITH-AGARAN, BAKER, ENGLISH, K. RHOADS, TOKUDA, Dela Cruz, Green, Kidani, Nishihara, Wakai JUD  HB456
SB426 SD1
Abuse of Family or Household Members
RELATING TO ABUSE OF FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS.
Makes physical abuse consisting of intentionally or knowingly impeding normal breathing or circulation of blood of a family or household member by any means a class C felony. Takes effect on 01/07/2059. (SD1)
(H) 2/16/2017- Referred to JUD, referral sheet 21 KEITH-AGARAN, BAKER, INOUYE, Gabbard, Kidani, Kim, Shimabukuro JUD  HB702
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) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). KEITH-AGARAN, K. RHOADS, Gabbard, K. Kahele, Kidani, Kim, Wakai LAB, JUD, FIN  HB814
SB438
Campaign Spending Commission Package; Failure to File a Report; Publishing on Campaign Spending Commission Website; Fine; Second Preliminary General Report
RELATING TO THE FAILURE TO FILE A REPORT WITH THE CAMPAIGN SPENDING COMMISSION.
Requires the Campaign Spending Commission to publish on its website the names of all noncandidate committees that fail to file a report or to correct a report within the time allowed by the Commission.
(H) 3/7/2017- Referred to JUD, referral sheet 26 KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD  HB281
SB439 SD1
Campaign Spending Commission Package; Noncandidate Committees; Second Preliminary General Report
RELATING TO CAMPAIGN SPENDING.
Clarifies that increased fines may apply if a noncandidate committee fails to timely file a second preliminary general report. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2017- Referred to JUD, referral sheet 27 KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD  HB282
SB442 SD1
Campaign Spending Commission Package; Criminal Prosecution; Period of Limitation
RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROSECUTION UNDER CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAW.
Provides that the period of limitation for a prosecution under the law relating to falsifying a campaign spending report shall commence upon discovery of the alleged offense by the campaign spending commission. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2017- Referred to JUD, referral sheet 27 KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD  HB285
SB443
Campaign Spending Commission Package; Candidate Committee; Organizational Report
RELATING TO ORGANIZATIONAL REPORTS OF CANDIDATE COMMITTEES.
Deletes the requirement in section 11-322(a), HRS, of reporting contributions of more than $100 in the organizational reports of candidate committees.
(H) 3/7/2017- Referred to JUD, referral sheet 26 KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD  HB286
SB444
Campaign Spending Commission Package; Noncandidate Committee; Organizational Report
RELATING TO ORGANIZATIONAL REPORTS OF NONCANDIDATE COMMITTEES.
Deletes the requirement in Section 11-323(a), HRS, of reporting contributions in the organizational reports of noncandidate committees and noncandidate committees making only independent expenditures.
(H) 3/7/2017- Referred to JUD, referral sheet 26 KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD  HB287
SB445 SD1
Campaign Spending Commission Package; Candidate Committees; Noncandidate Committees; Treasurer
RELATING TO TREASURERS OF CANDIDATE AND NONCANDIDATE COMMITTEES.
Requires the treasurer of a candidate or noncandidate committee to maintain itemized records showing the name and address of each contributor, regardless of the contribution amount. Requires that the information regarding the employer and occupation of the contributors be collected and maintained for a candidate committee or noncandidate committee to report certain required information on each candidate committee's or noncandidate committee's schedules. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2017- Referred to JUD, referral sheet 27 KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD  HB288
SB462
Office of Elections Package; Election Petitions; Nomination Papers; Social Security Number
RELATING TO ELECTION DOCUMENTS.
Repeals the requirement that voters include their social security numbers when signing nomination papers or when petitioning the chief election officer to withdraw their signatures on nomination papers or other petitions.
(H) 3/9/2017- Referred to JUD, referral sheet 27 KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD  HB294
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) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD  HB325
SB481 SD2 HD1
Important Agricultural Lands; Definitions; Land Use Commission ($)
RELATING TO IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
Adds the definition of "landowner" to the provisions relating to the identification and designation of important agricultural lands. (SB481 HD1)
(S) 4/27/2018- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 4:31PM in conference room 224. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) WAL, FIN  HB328
SB489 SD1
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Certiorari; Writ; Response; Time; Extension
RELATING TO RESPONSE TO WRIT FOR CERTIORARI.
Authorizes the clerk of the court to grant a single extension of no more than fifteen days for filing with the supreme court a response to an application for writ of certiorari upon timely written request of a party. Clarifies what constitutes a timely request for an extension. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2017- Referred to JUD, referral sheet 27 KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD  HB301
SB490 SD1
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Material Witness Orders; Courts
RELATING TO MATERIAL WITNESS ORDERS.
Allows the circuit court or family court to issue a material witness order in cases initiated through felony complaint, indictment, or information. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(H) 3/24/2017- Passed Second Reading and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Har, Ichiyama, C. Lee, Thielen excused (6). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD, FIN  HB302
SB492 SD1
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Trespass; Definitions; Enter or Remain Unlawfully
RELATING TO CRIMINAL TRESPASS.
Amends the conditions under which the definition of "enter or remain unlawfully" shall apply with reference to criminal trespass in the second degree. Amends the offense of criminal trespass in the second degree to repeal the definition of "reasonable warning or request" and clarify that a reasonable warning or request by an owner or lessee of the commercial premises, the owner's or lesee's authorized agency, or a police officer may be communicated in writing at any time within a one-year period inclusive of the date the incident occurred with certain exceptions. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2017- Referred to JUD, referral sheet 27 KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD  HB304
SB500 SD2 HD1
After-school Programs; Resources for Enrichment, Athletics, Culture, and Health Program; Department of Education; R.E.A.C.H. Program Special Fund
RELATING TO AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS.
Establishes the R.E.A.C.H (Resources for Enrichment, Athletics, Culture, and Health) Program in the Department of Education (DOE) to provide a standardized framework and funding for after-school programs in public middle and intermediate schools. Requires the DOE to submit a report to the Legislature. Establishes the R.E.A.C.H. Special Fund to supplement the costs of administering and operating the R.E.A.C.H. Program. (SB500 HD1)
(H) 1/17/2018- Re-referred to HHS/EDN, FIN, referral sheet 2 K. RHOADS, GABBARD, K. KAHELE, KEITH-AGARAN, RUDERMAN, SHIMABUKURO, S. Chang, Green, Kim, Riviere HHS/EDN, FIN  HB385
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) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). SHIMABUKURO, BAKER, ENGLISH, ESPERO, GREEN, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, K. RHOADS, TOKUDA, S. Chang, Inouye, Kouchi, L. Thielen HHS, CPC, FIN  HB664
SB508 SD1 HD1 CD1
Hawaii Real Property Tax Law; Income Taxation; Nonresidents
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Amends the taxes withheld on the amount realized by nonresidents from the disposition of Hawaii real property from 5% to 7.25%. Applies to real estate dispositions that occur on or after 9/15/2018. (CD1)
(H) 7/10/2018- Act 122, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1223). KIM, BAKER, ENGLISH, GREEN, IHARA, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, K. RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, L. THIELEN, S. Chang, Inouye, Kouchi FIN  HB670
SB510 SD2 HD2
Hawaii Keiki: Healthy and Ready to Learn; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH SERVICES.
Formally establishes the Hawaii Keiki: Healthy and Ready to Learn program and special fund within the Department of Education. Appropriates funds for positions and a vision screening and eye assessment tool, and to implement, expand, and sustain the program. (SB510 HD2)
(H) 1/17/2018- Re-referred to HHS, EDN, FIN, referral sheet 1 BAKER, ENGLISH, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, K. RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, TOKUDA, S. Chang, Espero, Green, Ihara, Kouchi, L. Thielen HHS, EDN, FIN  HB672
SB511 SD2 HD1
Child Care Facilities; Inspections; Reports; Oversight; Appropriation ($)
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) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). KIDANI, ESPERO, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, K. RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, L. THIELEN, TOKUDA, S. Chang, Green, Ihara, Kim, Kouchi HHS, FIN  HB673
SB519 SD2 HD1
County Police Departments; Police Officers; Citizen Complaints; Officer-involved Domestic Violence
RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
Specifies that citizen complaints against a police officer that involve allegations of domestic violence against a family or household member on the part of the police officer shall not be required to be in writing or sworn to by the complainant. (SB519 HD1)
(H) 1/17/2018- Re-referred to HHS, JUD, referral sheet 2 L. THIELEN, BAKER, Inouye, Kim, Shimabukuro, Tokuda HHS, JUD  HB681
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) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). SHIMABUKURO, Baker, Inouye, Kidani, Kim, L. Thielen, Tokuda HHS, FIN  HB684
SB530 SD2 HD1
Long-term Care Ombudsman; Long-term Care Ombudsman Program; Appropriation; Kupuna Caucus ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE OFFICE OF THE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM.
Appropriates funds to support the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program on Oahu by establishing one full-time equivalent (1.00 FTE) permanent program specialist IV position for the City and County of Honolulu and for contracted services through the Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman in the counties of Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui. (SB530 HD1)
(H) 1/17/2018- Re-referred to HHS, FIN, referral sheet 1 IHARA, GREEN, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, Baker, S. Chang, Espero, Galuteria, Harimoto, Inouye, K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran, Kim, Riviere, Ruderman HHS, FIN  HB610
SB533 SD1 HD1
Kupuna Caucus; Aging and Disability Resource Center; Appropriation ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER.
Appropriates funds for the Aging and Disability Resource Center. (SB533 HD1)
(H) 1/17/2018- Re-referred to HHS, FIN, referral sheet 1 IHARA, BAKER, GREEN, HARIMOTO, KEITH-AGARAN, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, S. Chang, Espero, Galuteria, Inouye, K. Kahele, Kim, Riviere, Taniguchi HHS, FIN  HB612
SB534 SD2 HD1
Kupuna Care; Caregivers; Executive Office on Aging; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO KUPUNA CARE.
Requires the executive office on aging to establish the kupuna caregivers program, subject to available funds, to assist community members in obtaining care for elders while remaining in the workforce. Makes establishment of the kupuna care program mandatory, subject to available funds. Clarifies the kupuna service and support options provided by area agencies on aging within the kupuna care program. Appropriates funds for establishing and implementing the kupuna caregivers program. (SB534 HD1)
(H) 1/17/2018- Re-referred to HHS, FIN, referral sheet 2 BAKER, S. CHANG, GALUTERIA, GREEN, HARIMOTO, IHARA, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIM, NISHIHARA, Espero, K. Kahele, Taniguchi HHS, FIN  HB607
SB535 SD2 HD1
Hearing Aids; Health Insurance; Mandated Coverage
RELATING TO HEARING AIDS.
Requires health insurance policies and contracts issued after 12/31/18 to provide coverage for the cost of hearing aids at least a minimum amount per hearing aid for each hearing-impaired ear every thirty-six months. (SB535 HD1)
(H) 4/23/2018- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-25-18 2:15PM in conference room 229. IHARA, ESPERO, GREEN, INOUYE, NISHIHARA, RUDERMAN, Baker, S. Chang, Galuteria, Harimoto, K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran, K. Rhoads, Riviere, Taniguchi CPC, FIN  HB613
SB536 SD1 HD1
Kupuna Caucus; Fall Prevention; DOH; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO FALL PREVENTION.
Makes an appropriation to the Department of Health for the full-time equivalent fall prevention and early detection coordinator position established by Act 153, Session Laws of Hawaii 2014. (SB536 HD1)
(H) 1/17/2018- Re-referred to HHS, FIN, referral sheet 1 IHARA, GREEN, HARIMOTO, K. RHOADS, Baker, S. Chang, Galuteria, Inouye, K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran, Nishihara, Ruderman, Taniguchi HHS, FIN  HB614
SB553 SD1 HD1
Weighted Student Formula; Remote Schools; Supplemental Categorical Funding; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Authorizes allocation of supplemental categorical funding to remote schools, subject to legislative appropriation. Appropriates funds. (SB553 HD1)
(H) 3/24/2017- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Har, Ichiyama, C. Lee, Thielen excused (6). ENGLISH, Baker, S. Chang, Gabbard, Galuteria, Green, Inouye, Keith-Agaran, Nishihara, Shimabukuro EDN, FIN
SB558 SD1 HD1
Invasive Species; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources' Division of Forestry and Wildlife for invasive species technician positions to control invasive plants and animals statewide. (SB558 HD1)
(H) 3/23/2017- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, Ichiyama, Souki excused (3). ENGLISH, S. Chang, Gabbard, Green, Ihara, Nishihara, Taniguchi, Wakai WAL, FIN
SB560 SD1 HD1
UH; Appropriation; Hawaiian Language Translation of State Constitution ($)
RELATING TO HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE.
Appropriates funds to the University of Hawai‘i to translate the Hawai‘i State Constitution into the Hawaiian language. (SB560 HD1)
(H) 3/24/2017- Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Har, Ichiyama, C. Lee, Thielen excused (6). ENGLISH, BAKER, GREEN, IHARA, K. RHOADS, S. Chang, Gabbard, Wakai OMH, HED, FIN  HB1303
SB601 SD2 HD1
King Kamehameha Celebration Commission; DAGS; Special Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE KING KAMEHAMEHA CELEBRATION COMMISSION.
Amends the membership, mission, and purpose of the King Kamehameha Celebration Commission. Adds representation for the island of Lana‘i. Authorizes the Chairperson to appoint an advisory committee for historical and archival matters. Authorizes the Commission to appoint an Executive Director. Creates the King Kamehameha celebration special fund. Makes an appropriation. Effective 12/24/88. (SB601 HD1)
(H) 3/24/2017- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Har, Ichiyama, C. Lee, Thielen excused (6). ESPERO, GREEN, Kidani, Shimabukuro OMH/VMI, FIN
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) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). 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)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). NISHIHARA, ESPERO, Baker, Dela Cruz, K. Kahele, Kidani, Wakai PBS, JUD
SB612 SD2 HD1
Department of Agriculture; Qualified Feed Developer Grants; Livestock Revitalization Program; Appropriation; GO Bonds ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Makes housekeeping amendment to the Livestock Revitalization Program. Appropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for the feed developer grant program and reimbursements to qualified producers for feed costs. Authorizes GO bonds for the planning, designing, and purchasing of a livestock feed mill. (SB612 HD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). NISHIHARA, KIDANI, Baker, Dela Cruz, K. Kahele AGR, FIN  HB483
SB618 HD1
Board of Education; Meetings; Agenda Items; Public Petition
RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
Requires the board of education to establish a process whereby the public may petition the board to add items to the agenda of the next meeting. (SB618 HD1)
(H) 3/24/2017- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Har, Ichiyama, C. Lee, Thielen excused (6). DELA CRUZ, Kidani, Nishihara, Shimabukuro EDN, JUD
SB619 SD1 HD1
Education; Workforce Development; K-12 Curriculum to Career Pipeline Initiative; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Requires the DOE, in collaboration and consultation with DBEDT, DLIR, and UH, to develop and implement a K-12 curriculum to career pipeline initiative to ensure that the State's public school students are adequately trained and prepared to enter the State's workforce upon graduation from high school. Appropriates funds. (SB619 HD1)
(H) 3/23/2017- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, Ichiyama, Souki excused (3). DELA CRUZ, K. KAHELE, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, Inouye, Shimabukuro, Wakai EDN/EDB, FIN
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) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). DELA CRUZ, KIDANI, Inouye, Nishihara, Wakai CPC, FIN  HB345
SB624 SD2 HD1
Agriculture; Increased Local Food Production; Strategic Plan; Department of Agriculture; Governor; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Requires the Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the Office of the Governor, to develop a strategic plan to double local food production and increase food exports by 2020. Requires the Department of Agriculture to submit the strategic plan to the Legislature prior to the Regular Session of 2018 to codify the strategic plan and benchmarks. Makes an appropriation. (SB624 HD1)
(H) 3/22/2017- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Ichiyama, C. Lee, Lowen excused (3). DELA CRUZ, GABBARD, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, SHIMABUKURO, Inouye, K. Kahele, K. Rhoads AGR, FIN  HB891
SB627 SD1 HD1
Condominiums; Condominium Association Members; Board Members; Board Meetings; Notice
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
Makes violation of a mandatory provision of the State's condominium law by a condominium board of directors or its officers and members a per se violation of the board's fiduciary duty, but provides a safe harbor from liability for a board member who votes against the action that constitutes a violation. Authorizes board to adopt rules for owner participation in deliberations and discussions of the board and requires notification to owners of the rules. Requires the notice for board meetings to include a list of items expected to be on the meeting agenda. Requires unapproved final drafts of the board minutes to be available within fourteen days after the meeting. (SB627 HD1)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). IHARA, INOUYE, S. Chang, Keith-Agaran, Kim, Ruderman CPC  HB832
SB628 SD2
Boards and Commissions; Vacancy; Governor; Database; Listing; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.
Requires department heads to inform the governor of any vacancy in any board or commission. Requires the governor to maintain a listing of all boards and commissions including specified information. Appropriates funds for 1.0 FTE position to manage listing information for boards and commissions. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 3/9/2017- Referred to FIN, referral sheet 27 IHARA, INOUYE, KIM, S. Chang, Galuteria, Keith-Agaran, Ruderman FIN
SB631 SD1 HD1
Ethics; Gift Reporting; Elected Officials
RELATING TO ETHICS.
Exempts tangible and nonperishable gifts received by an elected or appointed official on behalf of the State from gift reporting requirements under the ethics code. Requires the gift to be publicly recorded and maintained as property of the State and allows the gift to remain with the official's state agency or be transferred to the state archives or state foundation on culture and the arts at the end of the official's term. (HB631 HD1)
(H) 3/21/2017- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with Representative(s) Tupola voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Ichiyama excused (1). IHARA, S. Chang, Keith-Agaran, Kim LAB, JUD
SB648 SD1 HD1
Transient Accommodations Tax; Counties ($)
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Allocates additional transient accommodations tax revenues from July 1, 2018 until December 31, 2030 to the counties of Kauai, Hawaii, and Maui. Sunsets 12/31/2030. (SB648 HD1)
(S) 4/24/2018- Received notice of change in conferees (Hse. Com. No. 662). SHIMABUKURO, ESPERO, K. RHOADS FIN
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) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). INOUYE, Dela Cruz, English, K. Kahele, Kidani, Nishihara, Shimabukuro TRN, LAB, FIN  HB1443
SB663 HD1
Highway Safety; Speeding; School Zone; Construction Area; Fines
RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.
Increases the fines for speeding violations occurring in a school zone or construction area. (SB663 HD1)
(H) 3/24/2017- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Har, Ichiyama, C. Lee, Thielen excused (6). INOUYE, ESPERO, GREEN, K. RHOADS, K. Kahele TRN, FIN
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)
(S) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). INOUYE, Dela Cruz, K. Kahele, Shimabukuro EEP, FIN
SB675 SD1 HD1
Employment Practices; Discriminatory Practices
RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT.
Clarifies the grounds under which an employer may take employment action without committing a discriminatory practice. (SB675 HD1)
(H) 3/21/2017- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Ichiyama excused (1). KEITH-AGARAN, Wakai LAB, JUD  HB809
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) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). 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) 3/15/2018- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385). KIDANI, K. RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, Dela Cruz, Espero, Gabbard, Inouye, K. Kahele EDN, JUD, FIN  HB180
SB687 SD2 HD1
Executive Office on Early Learning; Early Learning System; Early Learning Advisory Board
RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING.
Broadens the scope of the Early Learning Program to include early childhood development. Expands the function of the Early Learning Board beyond an advisory capacity and amends the composition and powers of some board members. Allows the Early Learning Board to appoint the director of the Executive Office on Early Learning. (SB687 HD1)
(H) 3/24/2017- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Har, Ichiyama, C. Lee, Thielen excused (6). KIDANI, Dela Cruz, Riviere, Shimabukuro EDN, FIN  HB498
SB698 SD2 HD1
Agricultural Lands; Subdivision; Right to Enter; Notice
RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
Requires an owner or occupier of agricultural land to notify the Land Use Commission of the agricultural uses for which land was subdivided. Grants the Commission enforcement authority over conditions, restrictions, uses, and subdivision of agricultural lands, including the right to enter and inspect lands, issue or