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SB1 SD2
Abortion; Physician Assistants; Consent by Minors; Reproductive Health Care Services; Disclosures; Subpoenas; Licensing Authorities; Disciplinary Action; Investigations; Proceedings
RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.
Allows licensed physician assistants to perform certain abortions. Repeals the requirement that abortions be performed at certain locations. Clarifies that the State shall not deny or interfere with a pregnant person's right to choose to (1) obtain an abortion or (2) if necessary to protect the life or health of the patient terminate the pregnancy. Defines "abortion" and "nonviable fetus". Prohibits a covered entity from disclosing information relating to reproductive health care services. Prohibits the issuance of a subpoena in connection with an out-of-state or interstate proceeding relating to reproductive health care services legally performed in the State. Prohibits agencies from providing information or expending resources in the furtherance of out-of-state or interstate investigations or proceedings relating to reproductive health care services. Prohibits the State from taking adverse action based on pregnancy outcomes or for aiding or assisting a pregnant individual with accessing reproductive health care services. Requires the Governor to deny any demand for surrender of a person charged with a crime involving reproductive health care services unless the conduct constitutes a crime in the State or is made under Article IV, section 2, of the U.S. Constitution. Enumerates laws contrary to public policy and prohibits their application. Prohibits the issuance of a summons for persons to testify in another state with regard to lawful reproductive health care services. Clarifies under various licensing statutes that the provision or assistance in receipt or provision of certain services related to the human reproductive system cannot form a basis for disciplinary action. Prohibits the enforcement of a judgment or order arising from a foreign penal civil action or other penal law with respect to reproductive health care services. Amends the definition of "medical care and services" so that a minor may...(see document for full description) (SD2)
(H) 3/22/2023- Act 002, on 03/22/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1102). KEITH-AGARAN, KEOHOKALOLE, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Kidani, Shimabukuro, Wakai HLT/JHA
SB7 HD1 CD1
School Facilities Authority; References; Clarification
RELATING TO THE SCHOOL FACILITIES AUTHORITY.
Makes necessary amendments to clarify certain references to the School Facilities Authority used in section 302A-1151.1, Hawaii Revised Statutes. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. RHOADS EDN, FIN
SB9 SD1
Elections; Boards of Registration; Political Parties
RELATING TO BOARDS OF REGISTRATION.
Requires members of each board of registration be a registered voter in the respective county of the board to which the member is appointed and remain a registered voter in that county for their term of office. Establishes methods for determining and verifying a board member's political party membership. Takes effect 1/1/2024. (SD1)
(S) 4/20/2023- Act 013, 04/19/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1113). RHOADS JHA
SB16 HD1
Hawaiian Language; State Law
RELATING TO HAWAIIAN AS AN OFFICIAL LANGUAGE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.
Requires that the Hawaiian version of a law be held binding if the law in question was originally drafted in Hawaiian and then translated into English and if the law has not been subsequently amended, codified, recodified, or reenacted in English. (HD1)
(H) 3/20/2023- 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) Cochran, Gates, Lowen excused (3). RHOADS JHA, FIN
SB18 SD1
Corporation Reports; Independent Campaign Expenditures and Political Contributions
RELATING TO CORPORATIONS.
Requires domestic and foreign corporations to provide their shareholders with reports of independent expenditures and political contributions. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to ECD, JHA, referral sheet 17 RHOADS, KEITH-AGARAN, LEE ECD, JHA
SB19 HD1 CD1
Cast Ballots; Elections; Ineligible Voters
RELATING TO CAST BALLOTS.
Guarantees the vote of eligible voters who cast their ballot and then subsequently die or otherwise become ineligible before election day. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. RHOADS JHA
SB22 SD1
Bed Bugs; Landlords; Rental Dwelling Units; Infestations
RELATING TO BED BUGS.
Prohibits landlords, including those operating in public housing and educational dorm settings, from renting a dwelling unit that the landlord knows has a current bed bug infestation. Establishes procedures that landlords shall take upon receiving notice of an actual or suspected bed bug infestation. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to HSG, JHA, referral sheet 17 RHOADS HSG, JHA
SB26 SD1
Landlord-Tenant Code; Habitability; Retaliatory Evictions
RELATING TO THE LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.
Prohibits a landlord from recovering possession of a dwelling unit from a tenant if the habitability of the premises is significantly impaired. Caps a tenant's liability for rent if the habitability of the premises is significantly impaired. Provides remedies for retaliatory evictions. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to HSG, JHA, referral sheet 17 RHOADS HSG, JHA  HB524
SB35 SD2
Civil Legal Services; Judiciary; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CIVIL LEGAL SERVICES.
Appropriates funds for the Judiciary to purchase civil legal services for low- and moderate-income persons. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 3/20/2023- Passed Second Reading and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cochran, Gates, Lowen excused (3). RHOADS, ELEFANTE, KEITH-AGARAN, LEE, SHIMABUKURO JHA, FIN  HB811
SB36
Criminal Procedure; Prosecution; Felonies; Complaint; Information; Preliminary Hearing; Grand Jury
RELATING TO THE INITIATION OF FELONY PROSECUTIONS.
Specifies that a person may be tried and sentenced for certain alleged felony offenses through the complaint and preliminary hearing process, indictment by grand jury, or by written information. Specifies that multiple attempts to initiate a felony prosecution for the same offense, either through the same initial charging method or an alternative method, or in different forums, shall not be permitted, except in certain circumstances.
(H) 3/22/2023- Act 001, on 03/22/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1101). RHOADS, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, Kidani, Kim, Shimabukuro JHA  HB810
SB40 SD1
Discriminatory Reporting; Protected Class; Law Enforcement Officer; Civil Remedy
RELATING TO DISCRIMINATION.
Establishes provisions relating to civil remedies for discriminatory reporting to a law enforcement officer. Provides that a person who contacts a law enforcement officer to come to a location to contact a person on the basis of the person's actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, ethnicity, national origin, place of birth, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity with the specific intent to infringe upon the person's rights under the Hawaii State Constitution or United State Constitution; discriminate against the person; cause the person to feel harassed, humiliated, or embarrassed; cause the person to be expelled from a place that the person is lawfully located; damage the person's reputation or standing within the community; or damage the person's financial, economic, consumer, or business prospects or interest shall be civilly liable. Requires the Department of the Attorney General, in consultation with the Hawaii Civil Rights Commission, to provide guidance to the public on the enactment of this Act. Effective January 1, 2024, requires the Department of Law Enforcement to also provide guidance on this Act. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to LGO, JHA, FIN, referral sheet 17 RHOADS, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, Shimabukuro LGO, JHA, FIN  HB807
SB44 SD2 HD3
State Water Code; Commission on Water Resource Management; Penalties; Positions; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO STATE WATER CODE PENALTIES.
Creates a minimum penalty and raises the maximum penalty for every violation of the State Water Code. Clarifies that each day a violation exists or continues is a separate offense. Requires the Commission on Water Resource Management to determine the amount of the penalty based on the circumstances of the violation. Appropriates funds for positions in the Commission on Water Resource Management. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD3)
(S) 4/24/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 840). RHOADS WAL, JHA, FIN  HB153HB362
SB45 SD1 HD2
Domestic Abuse; Protective Orders; Petition; Minors; Emancipated Minors
RELATING TO MINORS.
Allows minors sixteen years of age or older and emancipated minors to petition for domestic abuse protective orders. (HD2)
(S) 4/18/2023- Enrolled to Governor. RHOADS HUS, JHA  HB205
SB47 HD2
Elections; Ballot; Arrangement of Candidate Names; Randomization
RELATING TO ARRANGEMENT OF CANDIDATE NAMES ON BALLOTS.
Requires that any new contract entered into by the Office of Elections for equipment or services relating to preparing ballots or counting votes include the capability to randomize the names of candidates appearing on the ballot if technologically possible. Requires candidate names to be randomized on ballots, to the greatest extent possible. Requires the Office of Elections to inform voters and candidates, by a method suited for the voting system, that the names of candidates may not be in alphabetical order. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(H) 4/24/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 976). RHOADS JHA
SB51 SD1 HD1 CD1
Campaign Finance; Advertisements; Noncandidate Committees; Violations; Fines
RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
Increases the amount of fines that may be assessed against noncandidate committees for violations of organizational report and advertisement disclosure requirements. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. RHOADS, KEITH-AGARAN JHA, FIN  HB65
SB54 SD1 HD1
Gasoline-Powered Leaf Blowers; Prohibition; Fines; Government Agency Exemption; Repeal
RELATING TO GASOLINE-POWERED LEAF BLOWERS.
Prohibits the operation of gasoline-powered leaf blowers in any urban land use districts. Increases the amounts of fines for violations of leaf blower restrictions and provides for the forfeiture of gasoline-powered leaf blowers upon a third violation. Removes the exemption on leaf blower restrictions for government agencies and their agents. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/24/2023- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Garcia, Pierick voting no (2) and Representative(s) Ilagan excused (1). RHOADS EEP, CPC  HB575
SB55 SD2
Income Tax Credit for Low-Income Household Renters; Adjustments
RELATING TO TAX CREDITS.
Increases the income thresholds and credit amounts of the income tax credit for low-income household renters by using tax brackets for individuals and different categories of households. Annually adjusts the income thresholds and credit amounts for inflation, based on the consumer price index. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to ECD/HSG, FIN, referral sheet 17 RHOADS ECD/HSG, FIN
SB56 SD2
Audible Reverse Warning Systems; Broadband Sound; Department of Transportation
RELATING TO AUDIBLE VEHICLE REVERSE WARNING SYSTEMS.
Requires the use of broadband audible reverse warning systems (back-up beepers) on state and county-owned vehicles purchased on or after 1/1/2026. Authorizes the Director of Transportation to provide an exemption in the event broadband sirens are unavailable. (SD2)
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to LGO, CPC, referral sheet 17 RHOADS LGO, CPC
SB57 SD2 HD2
Judiciary; ‘Olelo Hawai‘i Initiatives; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY'S `ŌLELO HAWAI`I INITIATIVES.
Appropriates funds to the judiciary to support the ‘Olelo Hawai‘i Initiatives. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309. RHOADS, Awa, Shimabukuro JHA, FIN  HB267
SB62 SD2 HD1
UH; John A. Burns School of Medicine; Medical Residencies and Training; Hawaii Medical Education Special Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO MEDICAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING.
Reestablishes the Hawaii medical education special fund. Appropriates funds into and out of the Hawaii medical education special fund to the John A. Burns School of Medicine for graduate medical education and training programs, to create more residencies and training opportunities on the neighbor islands for medical students, and for medical student and residency training opportunities in partnership with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/26/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-23 2:00PM; Conference Room 229. KEOHOKALOLE, FUKUNAGA, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Shimabukuro, Wakai HLT/HET, FIN
SB63 SD2 HD3
Nurses; Registered Nurses; Licensed Practical Nurses; Board of Nursing; Licenses; Endorsement; Temporary Permits; Exceptions; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO NURSES.
Authorizes the board of nursing to issue temporary permits for six-month periods to out-of-state licensed practical nurses and registered nurses or who hold a multistate license issued by another state, territory, or foreign country, under certain circumstances. Provides an exception from licensing requirements to nurses who are licensed in another state, territory, or foreign country and accompanying a patient from out-of-state for a period of less than two weeks and who are not employed or affiliated with a health care entity in the State. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD3)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. KEOHOKALOLE, ELEFANTE, FUKUNAGA, KEITH-AGARAN, RHOADS, Dela Cruz, Shimabukuro HLT, CPC, FIN
SB64 SD1 HD1
Medicare Supplement Insurance; Medigap Insurance; Guaranteed-Issue Open Enrollment Period; Insurance Commissioner; Rules
RELATING TO MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT INSURANCE.
Requires the insurance commissioner to establish an annual enrollment period for medigap insurance plans. Requires issuers of Medigap insurance in the State to accept an eligible individual's application for coverage during the open enrollment period. Prohibits issuers from denying the applicant a Medigap policy or certificate or making any premium rate distinctions due to various reasons, including health status. Requires the insurance commissioner to amend or adopt rules accordingly. Effective 12/31/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/17/2023- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cochran excused (1). KEOHOKALOLE, FUKUNAGA, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Ihara HLT, CPC, FIN  HB539
SB67 SD1 HD2 CD1
DLNR; Beaches; Commercial Beach Equipment; Presetting; Removal; Commercial Vendors
RELATING TO COMMERCIAL ACTIVITIES ON BEACHES.
Prohibits commercial vendors from presetting commercial beach equipment on certain beaches under the jurisdiction of the Department of Land and Natural Resources, unless the customer is physically present. Requires commercial vendors to expeditiously remove commercial beach equipment after the customer has finished using it. Allows the Department of Land and Natural Resources to grant exemptions through rules. Establishes administrative fines for violations. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, Dela Cruz, Wakai WAL, JHA, FIN
SB70 SD1 HD1
Department of Land and Natural Resources; Conservation and Resources Enforcement Program; Law Enforcement; Accreditation; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE CONSERVATION AND RESOURCES ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM.
Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to pursue and obtain accreditation for the Conservation and Resources Enforcement Program from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/24/2023- 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) Ilagan excused (1). INOUYE, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, Elefante, Shimabukuro EEP, FIN  HB767
SB72 SD2
Renewable Energy; Public Utilities Commission; Electric Public Utilities
RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
For applications filed on or after July 1, 2023, requires the Public Utilities Commission to render decisions on certain renewable projects, power purchase agreements, and cost recovery applications within one hundred eighty days of the filing of the application and establishes procedures and requirements for the applications. Exempts certain power purchase agreement amendments from the Public Utilities Commission review and approval process in certain circumstances. Requires a public utility requesting an amendment to a power purchase agreement to submit an informational filing to the Public Utilities Commission. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to EEP, CPC, FIN , referral sheet 17 INOUYE, DELA CRUZ, Wakai EEP, CPC, FIN
SB73 SD1
HDOA; Agricultural Park Leases; Extension
RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL PARK LEASES.
Allows the Department of Agriculture to extend the agricultural park lease of any lessee who holds a lease with a remaining term of 15 years or less; provided that the land covered by the lease is 25 acres or less and located in a county with a population of less than 500,000. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to AGR/WAL, FIN , referral sheet 17 INOUYE, MCKELVEY, Fukunaga, Kanuha AGR/WAL, FIN
SB74 SD1
Special Management Areas; Development; Definition; Exclusions; Office of Planning and Sustainable Development
RELATING TO SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AREAS.
Establishes additional exclusions from the definition of "development" as it applies to special management areas to reduce the need for special management area permits for certain activities. Repeals the 7,500 square foot threshold for single-family residence and authorizes the counties to further define single-family residence by ordinance for purposes of "development". Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to WAL, JHA , referral sheet 17 INOUYE, AQUINO, MCKELVEY, Gabbard, Keith-Agaran WAL, JHA
SB75 SD2 HD1
State Historic Preservation Division; DLNR; Inventory; Burial Sites; Historic Properties; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to inventory historic properties and burial sites in the State, collect data on burial site locations, and conduct an archaeological surface survey. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 5:00PM in conference room 229. INOUYE, AQUINO, KANUHA, KEOHOKALOLE, MCKELVEY, Elefante, Shimabukuro WAL, FIN  HB766
SB77 SD1
Hawaii Department of Agriculture; Department of Land and Natural Resources; Non-Agricultural Park Lands; Transfer; Easements
RELATING TO THE TRANSFER OF NON-AGRICULTURAL PARK LANDS.
Before the transfer of non-agricultural park lands, authorizes the Department of Agriculture to request information from the Department of Land and Natural Resources related to the establishment of necessary and reasonable easements upon the lands. Amends legislative findings regarding non-agricultural park lands. Requires the Department of Agriculture to accept the transfer of and manage certain qualifying non-agricultural park lands. Requires the Department of Agriculture, prior to offering a lease, to inquire with the Department of Land and Natural Resources regarding any easements required for access to landlocked forest reserves or other assets on the lands subject to the lease. Continue to require the lessee to maintain a conservation plan. Requires approval from the Board of Land and Natural Resources and the Board of Agriculture before removing pasture lands for reforestation, or other public purposes. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to WAL/AGR, JHA, FIN , referral sheet 17 INOUYE, AQUINO, GABBARD, KANUHA, Dela Cruz, Fukunaga, Keith-Agaran WAL/AGR, JHA, FIN
SB81 SD2
Mauna Kea Stewardship and Oversight Authority; Board of Land and Natural Resources; Conservation District
RELATING TO NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.
Clarifies that the Board of Land and Natural Resources' authority shall supersede the Mauna Kea Stewardship and Oversight Authority for all lands designated under the state conservation district. Specifying that the Chairperson of the University of Hawaii Board of Regents, with approval of the Board of Regents subject to quorum and majority requirements, may designate a member of the Board of Regents or past member of the Board of Regents with experience with Mauna Kea, to serve as the Chairperson of the University of Hawaii Board of Regents' Designee. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 3/17/2023- Passed Second Reading and referred to the committee(s) on JHA with Representative(s) Hussey-Burdick voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Ganaden, Kapela, Perruso voting no (3) and Representative(s) Cochran excused (1). INOUYE WAL, JHA, FIN
SB86 SD1 HD1
HDOA; State Agriculture Functional Plan; Office of Planning and Sustainable Development
RELATING TO FOOD SUSTAINABILITY.
Requires the Department of Agriculture, in coordination with the Office of Planning and Sustainable Development, to update the State Agriculture Functional Plan to include other agricultural economic updates that expand the State's priority on food by increasing local food self-sufficiency and exports. Requires the Governor to submit the updated plan to the Legislature prior to the Regular Session of 2025. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/27/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 2:30PM; Conference Room 016. INOUYE, KANUHA, KEOHOKALOLE, Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Shimabukuro, Wakai AGR, FIN
SB89 SD1
Marine Management Areas; Department of Land and Natural Resources
RELATING TO MARINE MANAGEMENT AREAS.
Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to comply with Chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes, when designating marine management areas. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 3/16/2023- The committee(s) on WAL recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. INOUYE, AQUINO, ELEFANTE, GABBARD, MCKELVEY, Dela Cruz WAL, JHA
SB93 SD1 HD1
Recycled Water; Water Reuse Zones; County Agencies; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO REUSE ZONES.
Requires county agencies producing recycled water to establish water reuse zones within their service areas by January 1, 2024. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/23/2023- 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) Martinez, Nakashima excused (2). INOUYE, AQUINO, GABBARD, MCKELVEY WAL, FIN  HB768
SB94 SD2 HD1
Special Activity Permit; Aquatic Research; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO SPECIAL ACTIVITY PERMITS.
Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to approve or deny an application for a special activity permit for aquatic research within ninety days from the date that it was submitted. Appropriates an unspecified amount of funds for the establishment of two full-time equivalent (2.0 FTE) positions within the Division of Aquatic Resources to support the special activity permit review process. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/22/2023- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Pierick voting no (1) and Representative(s) Kitagawa excused (1). INOUYE, GABBARD, Dela Cruz WAL, FIN  HB769
SB98 SD2
DLNR; Aquatic Resources Division; Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program; Federal Funding; Reports
RELATING TO WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT.
Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources' Division of Aquatic Resources to submit an annual report to the Legislature, beginning in 2025, summarizing the Division's expenditure of funds received from the federal Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration program for the preceding year and providing the recipient and purpose of each expenditure. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to WAL, FIN, referral sheet 17 INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, Gabbard, San Buenaventura, Wakai WAL, FIN
SB99 SD1 HD1
HDOA; Meat and Poultry Inspection Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO MEAT AND POULTRY INSPECTION.
Requires the Department of Agriculture to establish, implement, and administer a meat and poultry inspection program. Appropriates funds for the establishment, implementation, and administration of the program. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/21/2023- 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) Quinlan excused (1). INOUYE, AQUINO, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, Wakai AGR, FIN
SB105 HD1 CD1
Department of Education; Report; Autism Spectrum Disorder
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Changes the Department of Education's quarterly report requirement on autism spectrum disorder to an annual report. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KIDANI, KANUHA, Fevella, Kim, Richards EDN, JHA
SB106 SD2 HD2
DOH; DOE; Report; COVID-19; Schools
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Authorizes the Department of Health to require the Department of Education to report coronavirus disease 2019 potential outbreaks or other public health emergencies and related information in a manner most appropriate to public health and safety, as determined by the Department of Health. Repeals the requirement to publish the report on the Department of Education's website. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 KIDANI, KANUHA, Fevella, Kim, Richards HLT, EDN, FIN
SB107 SD1 HD1
Education; Board of Education; Chairperson
RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
Authorizes a majority of the members of the Board of Education to elect a chairperson from among the members of the Board. Allows the members to annually elect a chairperson upon the start of the next confirmed term for members. Removes the requirement that the chairperson be an at-large member. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/17/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 893). KIDANI, KANUHA, KIM, Fevella, Richards EDN, FIN
SB109 SD1 HD1 CD1
Gender-Neutral Terminology; Statutory Interpretation; Parents; Spouses
RELATING TO GENDER-NEUTRAL TERMINOLOGY.
Replaces gender-specific terminology used in certain parental and marital matters with gender-neutral terminology. Takes effect 1/1/2024. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. SAN BUENAVENTURA JHA
SB110 SD1 HD1 CD1
Gender-Neutral Terminology; Statutory Interpretation; Adoption; Annulment, Divorce, and Separation
RELATING TO GENDER-NEUTRAL TERMINOLOGY.
Requires gender-specific terminology used in adoption and annulment, divorce, and separation matters to be construed in a gender-neutral manner. Takes effect 1/1/2024. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. SAN BUENAVENTURA JHA
SB113 SD2 HD1
Hawaii Made Program; DBEDT; Production; Made in Hawaii Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE LABELING OF PRODUCTS.
Clarifies that calculations to determine whether a non-perishable good labeled "Hawaii Made" has met the requirement that at least 51% of the wholesale value of the product is added by production within the State include operating and overhead expenses incurred and spent within the State. Appropriates funds to promote and develop the "Made in Hawaii" brand. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/22/2023- The committee(s) on CPC recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. WAKAI, INOUYE, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, RHOADS, Awa, Kidani, Kim, Shimabukuro ECD, CPC, FIN  HB266
SB116 SD1
Special Number Plates; Duke Kahanamoku; Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation
RELATING TO SPECIAL NUMBER PLATES.
Authorizes the issuance of special number plates to commemorate Duke Kahanamoku. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to CAI, FIN, referral sheet 17 WAKAI, AQUINO, INOUYE, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, LEE, Dela Cruz, Kidani, Kim CAI, FIN  HB499
SB129 SD1 HD2
Department of Human Services; No Cost Emergency Shelter and Related Services; Minors; Consent; Providers
RELATING TO MINORS.
Requires providers of no cost emergency shelter and related services to take steps to ensure pertinent youth obtain and receive services from the juvenile justice or child welfare systems and maintain separation for unrelated adults and minor children. Makes permanent the amendments to the definition of "provider" as it relates to entities eligible to provide no cost emergency shelter and related services to consenting minors. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-28-23 at 04:30pm in Conference Room 309. CHANG, AQUINO, LEE, MCKELVEY, Inouye, Kidani, Richards HUS, JHA, FIN
SB130 SD1
Uniform Child-Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act; Foreign Court; Family Court; Apostasy; Religion; Homosexuality; Capital Punishment; Application
RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CHILD-CUSTODY JURISDICTION AND ENFORCEMENT ACT.
Allows state courts discretion to not enforce a child-custody determination of a foreign country if the child-custody law of the foreign country imposes capital punishment for apostasy, religious or political beliefs, or homosexuality, and a parent or child demonstrates risk of being subject to the law. Defines "apostasy". Takes effect 03/22/2075. (SD1)
(H) 3/24/2023- The committee(s) on JHA recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. CHANG, MCKELVEY, Kidani JHA
SB139 SD2 HD1
HPHA; OHA; Study; Affordable Housing; State-Owned Lands; Mass Transit; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO IMPORTANT HOUSING LANDS.
Requires the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to conduct a study identifying certain state-owned lands located within a one-half mile radius of any rail mass transit station, including lands owned by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs and excluding lands under the jurisdiction of the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, that are most suitable for constructing at least one hundred thousand housing units. Appropriates funds to the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to conduct the study, or contract services to conduct the study. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/24/2023- 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) Ilagan excused (1). CHANG, AQUINO, ELEFANTE, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, RHOADS, Kidani, Richards HSG/WAL, FIN
SB141 SD1 HD1 CD1
Uniform Faithful Presidential Electors Act; Pledge; Certification; Voting; Replacement; Faithless Electors
RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Updates rules for certification of electors and their votes to be in full compliance with federal law. Provides procedures for the replacement of electors. Requires presidential electors to take a pledge that they will vote for their party's nominee. Invalidates the vote of any faithless elector. Removes any faithless elector from the position of elector. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, LEE, RHOADS, Kidani, Richards JHA
SB151 SD2 HD2 CD1
Law Enforcement Officers; Use of Force; Policies; Reports; Training
RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT REFORM.
Requires any department or agency employing law enforcement officers to maintain publicly available policies on minimum standards on the use of force. Allows use of force policies and training to be introduced as evidence in proceedings. Requires law enforcement officers to report the use of excessive force by another law enforcement officer. Requires that law enforcement officers receive training designed to minimize the use of excessive force. Effective 1/1/2024. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. CHANG, RHOADS, Shimabukuro JHA, FIN
SB154 SD1 HD1
Department of Education; School Meal Subsidy Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Requires the Department of Education to develop and implement a School Meal Subsidy Program to provide school lunch subsidies to children whose families do not otherwise qualify for free lunch under the federal Free and Reduced Price Lunch Program, subject to income eligibility. Appropriates funds. Effective 3/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/21/2023- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Pierick voting no (1) and Representative(s) Quinlan excused (1). KEITH-AGARAN, AQUINO, DECOITE, KANUHA, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Richards, Shimabukuro, Wakai EDN, FIN  HB1462
SB155 SD1 HD1
University of Hawaii Maui College; Office of International and Regional Partnerships; Study Abroad; Report; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Appropriates funds for the University of Hawaii Maui college's office of international and regional partnerships for students to participate in study abroad programs. Requires reports to the Legislature. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/25/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 868). KEITH-AGARAN, DECOITE, MCKELVEY HET, FIN  HB844
SB156 SD1 HD1
Board of Education; Community Forums; Public Meetings; Oral Testimony
RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
Requires the Board of Education to hold no less than six community forums annually, with at least one community forum in each county. Requires the Board to include an open forum for public comments on non-agenda items. Requires a report to the Legislature on implementing open forums. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 KEITH-AGARAN, DECOITE, KANUHA, MCKELVEY, Dela Cruz, Richards EDN, FIN  HB845
SB158 SD1
Deceptive Trade Practices; Shipping Charges; Delivery Charges; Consumer Commodities; Consumer Packages
RELATING TO DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES.
Establishes that charging shipping and delivery charges that exceed the actual cost charged to the seller to ship or deliver a consumer commodity or consumer package to a consumer in Hawaii constitutes an unfair and deceptive practice. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 3/10/2023- Re-referred to CPC/JHA, referral sheet 18 KEITH-AGARAN, KANUHA, KIM, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, WAKAI, Richards CPC/JHA  HB643
SB160
Blood Alcohol Concentration; Operating a Vehicle While Under the Influence of an Intoxicant
RELATING TO THE USE OF INTOXICANTS WHILE OPERATING A VEHICLE.
Lowers the threshold blood alcohol concentration for the offense of operating a vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant.
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to JHA, referral sheet 17 KEITH-AGARAN, DELA CRUZ, MCKELVEY, RHOADS JHA  HB1469
SB162 SD2 HD2 CD1
Dentistry; Dental Hygiene; Community Health Centers; Rural Health Clinics; Mobile Dental Outreach Programs; Community Service License; Temporary License; Licensure Requirements
RELATING TO DENTISTRY LICENSES.
Adds community health centers, rural health clinics, and mobile dental outreach programs to the list of eligible organizations at which persons with community service licenses may practice. Allows dental hygiene and dental college graduates who have graduated from educational programs that have a reciprocal agreement with the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation to apply for temporary or community service licenses. Expands eligibility for a community service license to practice dentistry to those candidates who have passed the Integrated National Board Dental Examination within five years of the date of request. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. SAN BUENAVENTURA HLT, CPC
SB163 SD1
Alzheimer's Disease; Dementias; Public Health Campaign; Executive Office on Aging; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Appropriates funds to be expended by the Executive Office on Aging for an Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Public Health Campaign. Effective 12/31/2050. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to HLT, FIN, referral sheet 17 SAN BUENAVENTURA (Introduced by request of another party) HLT, FIN
SB164 SD2 HD1
Hawaii State Loan Repayment Program; Health Care Professionals; Health Professional Shortage Areas; University of Hawaii; John A. Burns School of Medicine; Department of Health; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO LOAN REPAYMENT FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Health for the Hawaii State Loan Repayment Program for health care professionals. Requires funds to be expended in coordination with the John A. Burns School of Medicine of the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Requires matching funds. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/26/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 3:30PM; Conference Room 329. SAN BUENAVENTURA HLT, FIN  HB661
SB179
Office of Elections Package; Elections Accessibility; Disability; Accommodations; Advisory Committees
RELATING TO ADVISORY COMMITTEES.
Renames the statewide and county-level voters with special needs advisory committees to elections accessibility needs advisory committees. Recognizes that voting accessibility needs may arise from disabilities other than those of a physical nature.
(S) 4/20/2023- Act 014, 04/19/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1114). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA  HB131
SB182 SD1 HD1 CD1
Ethics Commission Package; Disclosures; Financial Interests
RELATING TO DISCLOSURES OF FINANCIAL INTERESTS.
Amends the filing deadline for disclosures of financial interests by certain candidates. Amends the penalty for the unauthorized release of confidential financial disclosure information. Amends the fines imposed and procedures relating to disclosures of financial interests. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA, FIN  HB135
SB193 SD1 HD1 CD1
State Fire Council Package; Composition; Members
RELATING TO THE STATE FIRE COUNCIL.
Adds to the membership of the State Fire Council, and to the membership of advisory committees that the Council may appoint, representatives from the Hawaii State Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Unit and the Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the Department of Land and Natural Resources to reflect all nonfederal fire fighting agencies in the State. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LGO, WAL, FIN  HB146
SB197 SD1 HD1
Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission Package; Fines; Noncandidate Committees; Independent Expenditures
RELATING TO VIOLATIONS OF CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAW.
Increases the amount of fines for campaign spending law violations that may be assessed against certain noncandidate committees making only independent expenditures. Allows the Campaign Spending Commission to order that the payment of the fine assessed against a noncandidate committee, or any portion thereof, be paid from the personal funds of the officers of the noncandidate committee, if the noncandidate committee does not have the funds to pay the fine. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/22/2023- 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) Kitagawa excused (1). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA, FIN  HB92
SB201 SD1 HD1
Commission to Improve Standards of Conduct; State and County Contractors; State and County Grantees; Campaign Contributions; Prohibitions
RELATING TO CONTRIBUTIONS BY STATE AND COUNTY CONTRACTORS AND GRANTEES OF THE STATE.
Amends the prohibition against contributions to a candidate committee or noncandidate committee by state and county contractors to include state and county grantees and the owners, officers, and immediate family members of a state or county contractor or state or county grantee. (HD1)
(H) 3/22/2023- 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) Kitagawa excused (1). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA, FIN  HB96
SB203 SD1 HD1 CD1
Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission Package; Complaints; Violations; Rebuttable Presumption
RELATING TO COMPLAINTS ALLEGING VIOLATIONS OF CAMPAIGN SPENDING LAWS.
Allows the Campaign Spending Commission to treat a respondent's failure to explain or otherwise respond to a complaint alleging a violation of campaign spending laws as a rebuttable presumption that a violation has occurred. Provides the respondent with thirty days from the mailing of the complaint to explain or otherwise respond before the rebuttable presumption takes effect. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA  HB98
SB210 SD2 HD1 CD1
City and County of Honolulu Package; Criminal Justice Data Sharing; Working Group
RELATING TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE DATA SHARING.
Establishes a Criminal Justice Data Sharing Working Group to make recommendations for a statewide criminal justice data repository. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA, FIN  HB100
SB211 SD2 HD2 CD1
City and County of Honolulu Package; Retirement Benefits; Employees' Retirement System
RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Ensures that employment, work, and pay eligibility for the purpose of calculating retirement benefits includes retroactive reinstatement, retroactive rescission of suspension, and retroactive payments that are restored to an employee as part of a judicial, administrative, or arbitral proceeding, or pursuant to a settlement of claims. (CD1)
(S) 6/1/2023- Act 046, 06/01/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1146). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LGO, JHA, FIN  HB101
SB214 SD1 HD1 CD1
City and County of Honolulu Package; Penal Code; Public Transit; Interference; Offense
RELATING TO PUBLIC TRANSIT.
Establishes the offense of interference with the operation of a public transit vehicle. Makes clarifying and conforming amendments to the offense of interference with the operator of a public transit vehicle. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA  HB104
SB221 SD1 HD1
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Victim Witness Assistance Program; Grant-In-Aid; Appropriation ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU.
Appropriates funds as a grant-in-aid to the Department of the Prosecuting Attorney of the City and County of Honolulu for the Victim Witness Assistance Program. Effective 06/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/21/2023- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Quinlan excused (1). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA, FIN  HB120
SB222 SD1 HD1
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Career Criminal Prosecution Unit; Grant-In-Aid; Appropriation ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU.
Appropriates funds as a grant-in-aid to the department of the prosecuting attorney of the city and county of Honolulu for the career criminal prosecution unit. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/21/2023- 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) Quinlan excused (1). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA, FIN  HB121
SB224 SD2 HD1
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Noise Pollution; County Ordinances; Civil Penalties
RELATING TO NOISE CONTROL.
Allows for noise control infractions to be processed under the traffic and emergency period infractions adjudication process. Grants the district court concurrent jurisdiction over noise control infractions committed by minors. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/25/2023- Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-26-23 2:45PM; Conference Room 325. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA  HB123
SB228 SD1 HD1 CD1
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Public Corruption; Fraud; Criminal Offenses; Penalties
RELATING TO FRAUD.
Establishes the offense of fraud as a class B felony. Establishes the offense of making a false, fictitious, or fraudulent claim against the State or a county as a class C felony. Establishes the offense of the use of false statements or entries in matters within the jurisdiction of the executive, legislative, or judicial branches of the State as a class C felony. (CD1)
(S) 4/28/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA  HB127
SB235 SD1 HD1
Attorney General; Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children; Human Trafficking; Prevention; Victim Assistance
RELATING TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING.
Establishes a statewide human trafficking prevention program overseen by the department of the attorney general to provide services and assistance to commercially sexually exploited children and victims of human trafficking. Requires reports to the legislature. Effective 12/31/2050. (HD1)
(H) 3/17/2023- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JHA with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cochran excused (1). KIDANI HUS, JHA, FIN  HB579
SB236
Rules of Evidence; Victim-Counselor Privilege; University of Hawaii; Confidential Advocates
RELATING TO VICTIM-COUNSELOR PRIVILEGE.
Expands the victim-counselor privilege under the Hawaii Rules of Evidence to include confidential advocates employed by the University of Hawaii. Increases the minimum number of hours of training a domestic violence victims' counselor must complete to be considered a victim counselor.
(H) 3/17/2023- Passed Second Reading and referred to the committee(s) on JHA with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cochran excused (1). KIDANI HET, JHA, FIN  HB580
SB239 SD2 HD3 CD1
Early Learning; Preschool Open Doors; Child Care Accreditation Program; Child Care Grant Program Special Fund; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING ACCREDITATION.
Requires the Department of Human Services to establish a Child Care Accreditation Program to assist licensed and registered child care providers obtain accreditation. Authorizes the use of the Child Care Grant Program Special Fund for Child Care Accreditation Program grants. Extends the deadlines by which existing Preschool Open Doors Program service providers are required to commence the accreditation process and obtain accreditation. Appropriates funds for the Child Care Accreditation Program, including the establishment of one full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) position for the program. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KIDANI HUS, CPC, FIN  HB583
SB261 SD2
DHHL; Hawaiian Home Lands; Beneficiaries; Monthly Reports
RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
Requires the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to provide to beneficiaries of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920, monthly accountability reports that contain certain information on leases and fiscal matters. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 3/14/2023- The committee(s) on JHA recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. FEVELLA, Kidani JHA, FIN
SB262 SD1 HD1
Medical Residency; Physician Shortage; JABSOM; UH; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO MEDICAL RESIDENCY PROGRAMS.
Appropriates moneys to support and expand physician residency training programs in state teaching hospitals. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/17/2023- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on HLT with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cochran excused (1). FEVELLA HET, HLT, FIN
SB270 SD1
Tip Credit; Department of Labor and Industrial Relation; Wage and Hour Law; Investigative Standards; Education Program; Annual Report
RELATING TO INCOME.
Requires the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to submit an annual report on the enforcement of the wage and hour law in the State to the Legislature. Requires the Director of Labor and Industrial Relations to establish: (1) investigation standards that protect the identity of an employee who files a complaint with the Wage Standards Division to report any wage and hour violations by their employer; and (2) an education program for employees and employers on federal and state wage and hour laws, including tip credit and prohibitions against employer retaliation. Effective 1/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to LGO, FIN , referral sheet 17 FEVELLA, AQUINO, Kidani LGO, FIN
SB278 SD2
DHHL; Hawaiian Home Lands; Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole; Mass Transit; Portraits
RELATING TO PRINCE JONAH KUHIO KALANIANAOLE.
Requires certain public buildings near mass transit projects and on Hawaiian home lands to display portraits of Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 3/15/2023- The committee(s) on CAI recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. FEVELLA, AQUINO CAI, JHA, FIN
SB281 SD2 HD1
College Savings Program; Income Tax Deduction
RELATING TO THE COLLEGE SAVINGS PROGRAM.
Establishes a state income tax deduction for eligible contributions made to a college savings program established under chapter 256, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Effective 6/30/3000. Applies to taxable years beginning after an unspecified date. (HD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-28-23 at 4:30pm in Conference Room 309. DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, KIM, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, Kidani, Moriwaki, Richards, Wakai HET, FIN
SB283
Charter Schools; Per-Pupil Funding; DOE
RELATING TO PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL PER-PUPIL FUNDING.
Excludes from the charter school per-pupil funding calculation all amounts relating to programs that provide comparable benefits for all public school students regardless of whether the student is a Department of Education school student or a public charter school student.
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to EDN, FIN , referral sheet 17 DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, CHANG, KANUHA, MCKELVEY, Awa, Kidani, Richards EDN, FIN
SB284 SD2 HD1
Office of Enterprise Technology Services; Technology Services Consolidation Working Group; Kalanimoku Data Center; Data Centers; Information Technology; Procurement; Storage; Decommissioning
RELATING TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
Requires the technology services consolidation working group to, by 6/30/2024, decommission the office of enterprise technology services' data center located in the Kalanimoku building; relocate the entire office of enterprise technology services data center to an interim primary, secure, and resilient facility; and, by 6/30/2028, use cloud storage to securely store all state electronic data, with any cloud storage servers or other systems or hardware having their primary production system located within the State; provided that software-as-a-service solutions provided only outside the State are not subject to this restriction. Requires a report by the technology services consolidation working group. Extends to 6/30/2028 the dissolution date of the technology services consolidation working group. Establishes requirements for procurement contracts for information technology-related projects. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 3/24/2023- 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) Ilagan excused (1). DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, MORIWAKI, Kidani LGO/HET, FIN
SB285 SD2 HD2
Department of Health; Wastewater Branch; Cesspool Conversion Section; Cesspools; New Wastewater System Demonstration Pilot Project; Report; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO WASTEWATER SYSTEMS.
Creates within the Department of Health's wastewater branch a cesspool conversion section, which will be responsible for facilitating the conversion of cesspools within the State. Establishes and appropriates funds for three full-time equivalent positions within the cesspool conversion section in fiscal years 2023-2024 and 2024-2025 and three additional full-time equivalent positions within the section in fiscal year 2024-2025. Establishes a three-year New Wastewater System Demonstration Pilot Program within the University of Hawaii Water Resources Research Center to examine and demonstrate new wastewater technology systems; implement those technologies in demonstration projects in areas across the State that are identified as Priority Level 1; and establish a similar ranking system for prioritization levels for the islands of Molokai, Lanai, and Niihau. Requires the University of Hawaii Water Resources Research Center to submit reports to the Legislature. Appropriates funds for the pilot program. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(H) 3/24/2023- 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) Ilagan excused (1). DELA CRUZ, CHANG, FUKUNAGA, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, KEOHOKALOLE, MCKELVEY, MORIWAKI, RHOADS, Kidani, Kim, Richards, Shimabukuro, Wakai EEP/WAL, CPC, FIN
SB287 SD1 HD1
Agricultural Districts; Condominium Property Regimes; Counties; Condominium Maps; Zoning
RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL DISTRICTS.
Authorizes counties to require their approval for condominium projects located in agricultural districts that are greater than ten acres prior to the creation of the condominium property regime. Requires a condominium map to be accompanied by a letter certifying that the condominium property regime will conform to the applicable County's zoning laws. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/24/2023- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Ilagan excused (1). DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, CHANG, MCKELVEY, Fukunaga, Kidani, Richards, Shimabukuro WAL/AGR, CPC
SB290 SD2
DOE; Funds Carryover; Budgeting; Temporary Positions; Legislature; Reporting Requirement
RELATING TO DIRECT INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES TO STUDENTS.
Requires that appropriations allocated to Department of Education programs that provide instructional services directly to students shall remain within the budget of the program to which the funds were originally allocated and that the retention of an appropriation shall not be used by the Department as a basis for reducing a program's future budget requirements. Requires the Department of Education to report the creation of temporary positions to the Legislature. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to EDN, FIN , referral sheet 17 DELA CRUZ, CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, Richards, Wakai EDN, FIN
SB291 SD2 HD1
Governor; Budget-Related Reports; Program Memoranda; Variance Reports; Program Size Indicators; Effectiveness Measures; Reviews; Updates
RELATING TO BUDGET-RELATED REPORTS.
Requires the Governor to ensure that the Governor's program memoranda and variance reports accurately reflect the current responsibilities of certain state programs, address the current and future needs of the State, and align with budget-related submittals. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/18/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 904). DELA CRUZ, CHANG, DECOITE, INOUYE, KANUHA, Moriwaki, Wakai LGO, FIN
SB292 SD2 HD1
Governor; Budget-Related Reports; Variance Reports; Program Size Indicators; Effectiveness Measures; Reviews; Updates
RELATING TO BUDGET-RELATED REPORTS.
Requires the Governor to ensure that the Governor's variance reports accurately reflect the current responsibilities of certain state programs, address the current and future needs of the State, and align with budget-related submittals. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/24/2023- 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) Ilagan excused (1). DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, CHANG, DECOITE, INOUYE, KANUHA, KEOHOKALOLE, MCKELVEY, Kidani, Moriwaki, Wakai LGO, FIN
SB293 SD2 HD1
Governor; Budget-Related Reports; Program Memoranda; Reviews; Updates
RELATING TO BUDGET-RELATED REPORTS.
Requires the Governor to ensure that the Governor's program memoranda accurately reflect the current responsibilities of certain state programs, address the current and future needs of the State, and align with budget-related submittals. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/24/2023- 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) Ilagan excused (1). DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, CHANG, DECOITE, INOUYE, KANUHA, MCKELVEY, Kidani, Kim, Moriwaki, Richards LGO, FIN
SB295 SD2 HD2 CD1
Child Welfare System; Child Welfare Services; Office of Wellness and Resilience; Office of the Governor; Malama Ohana Working Group; Report
RELATING TO THE CHILD WELFARE SERVICES.
Establishes within the Office of Wellness and Resilience the Malama Ohana Working Group to seek, design, and recommend transformative changes to the State's existing child welfare system. Allows the Office to contract with an administrative facilitator to provide necessary support for the working group. Requires the Malama Ohana Working Group to report to the Legislature. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, CHANG, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, LEE, MCKELVEY, MORIWAKI, RHOADS, Kidani, Richards, Wakai HUS, FIN  HB330
SB296 SD2 HD1
Reports to Legislature; Governor; Principal Departments; Deadline; Streamlining; Consolidation
RELATING TO SUBMISSION DEADLINES.
Requires the Governor and state agencies to recommend a date by which statutorily required reports must be submitted to the Legislature, and to identify any reports that should not be subject to that uniform date and the reasons therefor. Requires the Governor to propose legislation to implement the proposed deadline and streamline existing reporting requirements by repealing or consolidating any duplicative, obsolete, or extraneous reports. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/18/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 904). DELA CRUZ, CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, LEE, MCKELVEY, Kim, Moriwaki, Richards, Wakai LMG, FIN
SB297 SD2 HD1
Grant-In-Aid; Land Transfer
RELATING TO GRANTS-IN-AID.
Requires organizations to obtain legislative approval prior to the disposition of land that was acquired using state grants, but only if the land was acquired after the enactment of this Act. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/20/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 915). DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, CHANG, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, KIM, MCKELVEY, MORIWAKI, RHOADS, Kidani, Richards, Wakai JHA, FIN
SB298 SD1 HD1
Hawaii Emergency Management Agency; Property; Acquisition; Condemnation; Public Lands
RELATING TO THE HAWAII EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY.
Authorizes the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency to acquire any real, personal, or mixed property for immediate or future use; own, hold, improve, rehabilitate, sell, assign, exchange, transfer, convey, lease, or dispose of any real, personal, or mixed property acquired; and acquire by condemnation real property for immediate or future use. Amends the definition of "public lands" to exclude non-ceded lands to which the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency holds title. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/21/2023- The committee(s) on JHA recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, CHANG, KANUHA, MORIWAKI, Keith-Agaran, Kidani, Richards, Wakai WAL, JHA, FIN
SB299 SD2 HD1
OHA; Proposed Budget; Governor; Judiciary; Legislature
RELATING TO BUDGET-RELATED SUBMISSIONS TO THE LEGISLATURE.
Authorizes the legislature, upon the agreement of form by the speaker of the house of representatives and the president of the senate, to specify the form in which the proposed budgets of the executive branch, judicial branch, and office of Hawaiian affairs are submitted to the legislature. Requires the executive branch, judicial branch, and office of Hawaiian affairs to conform no later than 12/1/2023. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/18/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 904). DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, CHANG, DECOITE, INOUYE, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, KEOHOKALOLE, LEE, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Kidani, Kim, Moriwaki, Richards, Wakai LGO, FIN
SB300 SD2 HD1
Public Moneys; Land; Improvement
RELATING TO THE EXPENDITURE OF PUBLIC FUNDS FOR LAND IMPROVEMENTS.
Requires generally that the expenditure of public moneys for any improvement to land not owned or leased by the State must be appropriated by the legislature for that specific purpose and include a declaration in the same act of the public purpose regarding the appropriation of the public moneys. Provides that any expenditure of public moneys for the improvement to land not owned or leased by the State and involving natural or cultural resource management or a state grant is unauthorized unless the expending agency approves a restrictive covenant that acknowledges the State's right to receive compensation for its expenditure if the improvement to the land is abandoned or not completed. Requires the recipient of the appropriation or grant to file and execute the restrictive covenant. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/24/2023- 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) Ilagan excused (1). DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, CHANG, KANUHA, MCKELVEY, Kidani, Kim, Richards, Wakai WAL, FIN
SB302 SD2 HD1
Technology Infrastructure Renovation Tax Credit; Reinstatement; Data Servers; Report
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Temporarily reinstates the technology infrastructure renovation tax credit. Expands the definition of "technology-enabled infrastructure" to include data servers. Requires a report from the department of taxation analyzing the tax implications for specified exemptions and exclusions from chapters 237 and 238, HRS. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/22/2023- 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) Kitagawa excused (1). DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, LEE, MCKELVEY, Ihara, Kidani, Moriwaki HET, FIN
SB303 SD1 HD1
Chapter 42F; Grants; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO THE FUNDING OF GRANTS PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 42F, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
Appropriates operating and capital improvement grants for fiscal year 2023-2024. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/17/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 891). DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, CHANG, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, KEOHOKALOLE, MCKELVEY, Kidani, Richards, Wakai FIN
SB304 SD2 HD3
DLNR; Visitor Impact Fee; Report; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO VISITOR IMPACT FEES.
Effective 7/1/2025, establishes the visitor impact fee program within the department of land and natural resources, through which the department will collect a fee from visitors for a license to visit a state park, forest, hiking trail, or other state natural area. Establishes the visitor impact fee special fund effective 7/1/2023. Requires report to the legislature on strategic plan and timetable for objectives and implementation of the visitor impact fee program. Appropriates funds for the visitor impact fee strategic plan and positions for the visitor impact fee program. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD3)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 5:00PM in conference room 229. DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, AWA, CHANG, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, KIM, LEE, MCKELVEY, MORIWAKI, RHOADS, Kidani, Richards, Shimabukuro, Wakai TOU, WAL, FIN  HB1162
SB306 SD1 HD1
Administrative Rulemaking; Electronic Notice; Office of the Lieutenant Governor
RELATING TO PUBLIC INFORMATION.
Requires that prior to the adoption, amendment, or repeal of an administrative rule, electronic notice of the proposed rulemaking be provided to all persons who have made a timely written request to, and provided a valid working email address to, the adopting agency for advance notice of its rulemaking proceedings. Requires that alterations to administrative rules be displayed in Ramseyer format and the full text of rules be made available in a digitally accessible and searchable format. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/18/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 904). DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Awa, Ihara, Kidani, Richards, Wakai LGO, FIN
SB313
State Rehabilitation Council; Membership; Quorum
RELATING TO THE STATE REHABILITATION COUNCIL.
Reduces the number of members on the State Rehabilitation Council from twenty-one to fifteen. Authorizes the State Rehabilitation Council to establish a quorum and conduct business without regard to vacancies.
(S) 4/20/2023- Act 015, 04/19/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1115). SAN BUENAVENTURA (Introduced by request of another party) HUS, JHA
SB314 SD2
Department of Human Services; Nursing Facility Sustainability Program; Special Fund; Nursing Facility Tax; Repeal; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO NURSING FACILITIES.
Makes permanent and amends the Nursing Facility Sustainability Program. Makes certain assessment exemptions permanent as to the Nursing Facility Sustainability Program Special Fund. Repeals chapter 346E, HRS, relating to the Nursing Facility Tax. Appropriates funds from the Nursing Facility Sustainability Program Special Fund. Effective 12/31/2050. (SD2)
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to HUS/HLT, FIN, referral sheet 17 SAN BUENAVENTURA HUS/HLT, FIN  HB1369
SB316 HD2
Dogs; Agricultural Land; Liability; Penalty
RELATING TO DOGS.
Establishes additional penalties for dog owners whose dog injures or destroys property of another while on private property zoned for agricultural use without consent of the owner of the property. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(S) 4/18/2023- Senate Conferees Appointed: Gabbard Chair; San Buenaventura Co-Chair; Richards. SAN BUENAVENTURA (Introduced by request of another party) AGR, JHA
SB318 SD2 HD1 CD1
DOH; Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder; Pilot Program; Public Awareness Campaign; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDERS.
Requires the Department of Health to establish and administer a three-year pilot program to implement a co-management system of care for the diagnosis and treatment of persons with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Appropriates funds for the pilot program and an annual public awareness campaign. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. SAN BUENAVENTURA (Introduced by request of another party) HLT, FIN
SB319 SD1
Recognition of Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact; Working Group; Report
RELATING TO THE RECOGNITION OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL LICENSURE INTERSTATE COMPACT.
Establishes a working group to study the feasibility and effects of the State adopting the Recognition of Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact. Requires a report to the Legislature. Effective 12/31/2050. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to HLT, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 17 SAN BUENAVENTURA HLT, CPC, FIN
SB320 SD1 HD1
Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact; Working Group; Report
RELATING TO THE PSYCHOLOGY INTERJURISDICTIONAL COMPACT.
Establishes a working group to study the feasibility and effects of the State adopting the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact. Requires a report to the Legislature. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/17/2023- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cochran excused (1). SAN BUENAVENTURA HLT, CPC, FIN
SB321 SD1
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Compact; Working Group; Report
RELATING TO THE ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE COMPACT.
Establishes a working group to study the feasibility and effects of the State adopting the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Compact. Requires a report to the Legislature. Effective 12/31/2050. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to HLT, CPC, FIN , referral sheet 17 SAN BUENAVENTURA HLT, CPC, FIN
SB327 SD1
Counties; Income; Rental Discrimination; Prohibition
RELATING TO HOUSING DISCRIMINATION.
Allows counties to prohibit discrimination against renters based on their source of income. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to HSG, JHA, referral sheet 17 CHANG HSG, JHA
SB330 SD2
HHFDC; Development; Right of First Refusal
RELATING TO THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
Authorizes the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation the right of first refusal for the development of property for all development on state lands, excluding the Stadium Development District and lands under Hawaii Public Housing Authority and Department of Hawaiian Home Land lands, that are within county-designated transit-oriented development zones, or within a one-half mile radius of a proposed or existing transit station if the county has not designated transit-oriented development zones, which shall be triggered by a proposed development or proposed transfer of fee simple or leasehold property interest. Requires state departments or agencies to provide sixty days advance written notice of any approval of a proposed development or proposed transfer of such lands. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 3/15/2023- The committee(s) on HSG recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. CHANG, RHOADS, Fukunaga, Keohokalole, Kidani HSG, CPC, FIN
SB340 SD2 HD1
Hawaii Public Housing Authority; Rehabilitation; Housing Units; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HOUSING.
Appropriates funds to the Hawaii Public Housing Authority for the rehabilitation, remodeling, renovation, and repair of housing units without regard to civil service law. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/21/2023- 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) Quinlan excused (1). CHANG, AQUINO, ELEFANTE, FUKUNAGA, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, KEOHOKALOLE, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Ihara, Kidani, Kim, Richards, Wakai HSG, FIN  HB614
SB346 SD1
Emergency Vehicles; Siren Use
RELATING TO EMERGENCY VEHICLES.
Makes it discretionary for authorized emergency vehicles to use sirens when responding to an emergency or in other specified situations if the siren is not reasonably necessary under the circumstances. (SD1)
(S) 4/20/2023- Act 016, 04/19/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1116). RHOADS HLT, JHA  HB175
SB352 SD2
Uniform Commercial Code
RELATING TO THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE.
Implements amendments to the Uniform Commercial Code set forth by the Uniform Law Commission. (SD2)
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to CPC, JHA, FIN , referral sheet 17 RHOADS CPC, JHA, FIN  HB525
SB353 SD2
Trespass; Public Land; Ownership; Enforcement
RELATING TO TRESPASS.
Clarifies that when trespass involves public land, all state and county law enforcement officers are authorized to and shall enforce trespass laws, without regard to whether the land is owned by the State or by a county. (SD2)
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to JHA, referral sheet 17 RHOADS JHA  HB364
SB360 SD2
DLIR; Insurance Commissioner; Family Leave Insurance Program; Family Leave; Positions; Procedural Manual; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO FAMILY LEAVE.
Requires the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, in consultation with the Insurance Commissioner, to develop a procedural manual to implement a family leave insurance program that pays family leave insurance benefits. Appropriates funds. Effective 1/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 3/16/2023- The committee(s) on LGO recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. CHANG LGO, CPC, FIN  HB236
SB362 SD2 HD1
Conveyance Tax Rates and Exemptions; Homeless Services Fund; Land Conservation Fund; Rental Housing Revolving Fund; Allocations
RELATING TO THE CONVEYANCE TAX.
Increases the conveyance tax rate for certain properties. Exempts conveyances of certain real property from the conveyance tax. Establishes the homeless services fund. Eliminates the cap on the amount of conveyance tax collections allocated to the land conservation fund and rental housing revolving fund. Allocates ten percent of conveyance tax collections to the homeless services fund. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/24/2023- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Tam voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Alcos, Garcia, Pierick, Ward voting no (4) and Representative(s) Ilagan excused (1). CHANG WAL, FIN  HB286
SB366 SD1
Vehicles; Number Plates; Special Number Plates; Returns; Penalties
RELATING TO NUMBER PLATES.
Establishes penalties for the failure to comply with a County Director of Finance's request that a vehicle number plate or special number plate be returned. Effective 3/22/2075. (SD1)
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to TRN, JHA , referral sheet 17 LEE, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, WAKAI, Elefante, Ihara, Moriwaki TRN, JHA
SB372 SD1 HD1
Law Enforcement Officers; Arrests; Unnecessary or Excessive Force; Duty to Intervene and Report
RELATING TO GOVERNMENT SERVICES RELATING TO THE LAW.
Provides that a law enforcement officer has a duty to intervene if the law enforcement officer reasonably believes that another law enforcement officer is using unnecessary or excessive force on an arrestee. Requires the law enforcement officer to report the incident to the other law enforcement officer's supervisor. Requires relevant departments to submit annual reports to the Legislature. (HD1)
(S) 6/5/2023- Act 055, 06/05/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1155). LEE, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Kim JHA
SB376 SD2 HD1
Environmental Protection; Seabed Mining; Permits; Prohibition
RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
Prohibits the mining, extraction, and removal of minerals from the seabed in all state marine waters. Prohibits the issuance of any permit for or in connection with the development or operation of any facility or infrastructure associated with the mining, extraction, or removal of minerals from the seabed within state marine waters. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/24/2023- Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Ilagan excused (1). LEE, CHANG, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Dela Cruz, Fukunaga, Moriwaki EEP, WAL, FIN  HB186
SB382 SD2
Motor Vehicles; Manufacturers; Subscriptions; Prohibition
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.
Prohibits motor vehicle manufacturers from charging subscription fees for certain services that employ equipment already installed in the motor vehicle at the time of sale as a new motor vehicle. Provides that the prohibition shall not apply to entertainment streaming subscription services, vehicle navigation, traffic information, and safety-related services. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to TRN, CPC , referral sheet 17 LEE, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, RHOADS TRN, CPC
SB383
Automatic Voter Registration; Driver's License; Identification Card; Opt-Out
RELATING TO VOTER REGISTRATION.
Requires that any person who applies for an identification card or driver's license be automatically registered to vote. Requires that the applicant be provided the opportunity to opt-out of voter registration.
(H) 3/9/2023- Referred to LGO, JHA , referral sheet 17 LEE, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, RHOADS, Ihara LGO, JHA
SB384 SD1 HD2
Persons with Disabilities; Parking Enforcement; Counties; Ordinances
RELATING TO ACCESS FOR DISABLED PERSONS.
Authorizes each county to adopt ordinances to enforce the design and construction requirements for the provision of accessible parking spaces, including the establishment of penalties for failure to comply with the ordinance. Authorizes officials appointed by a county to enter the property of places of public accommodation to enforce violations of the county ordinances. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. LEE, AQUINO, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Shimabukuro HLT, JHA, FIN
SB385 SD1 HD1
Electric Rickshaw; Transportation; Registration; Operation
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Establishes registration and driver's licensing requirements for operation of electric rickshaws. Defines electric rickshaw. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/16/2023- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Perruso excused (1). LEE, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, Elefante, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro TRN, CPC, JHA
SB388 HD1
Waste or Disposal Facilities; Landfills; Solid Waste; Hazardous Waste; Aquifers; Prohibition
RELATING TO WASTE DISPOSAL FACILITIES.
Prohibits the construction, modification, or expansion of any waste or disposal facility for hazardous waste or solid waste on land that is near or above a significant aquifer as determined by the Department of Health in consultation with the Commission on Water Resource Management. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/29/2023- The committee(s) on JHA recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, AWA, CHANG, KANUHA, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Ihara, Keith-Agaran, Kidani, Moriwaki, Wakai EEP/WAL, JHA
SB389 SD1 HD2
Equity; Universal Changing Accommodations; Place of Public Accommodation; State Building Construction; Family Restrooms
RELATING TO EQUITY.
Requires all places of public accommodation constructed after 12/31/23, and state building construction projects bid after 6/30/24, to provide one or more universal changing accommodations at each family restroom; provided that state building construction projects shall only be required to provide universal changing accommodations where feasible and cost effective. Provides exemptions for hardship. Makes a violation of the universal changing accommodations requirement an unlawful discriminatory practice. Creates a private cause of action for a violation, with defined remedies. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(H) 3/24/2023- 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) Ilagan excused (1). DELA CRUZ, CHANG, KANUHA, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Keith-Agaran, Kidani LGO, JHA, FIN  HB1145
SB390 SD1 HD2 CD1
Emergency Medical Responders; Emergency Ambulance Service Personnel; Licensure; Hawaii Medical Board
RELATING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.
Repeals the sunset date of section 2 of Act 119, Session Laws of Hawaii 2021, making permanent the requirement that the Hawaii Medical Board issue licenses in four levels of emergency response practice in counties with a population of five hundred thousand or greater and the creation of an additional licensure category for Emergency Medical Technicians 1 who are certified at a higher practice level than Emergency Medical Technicians but do not provide ambulance services. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. DELA CRUZ, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, RHOADS, Kidani, Richards HLT, CPC
SB391 SD2 HD1
UH; Community Colleges; Workforce Development; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGE WORKFORCE TRAINING.
Appropriates funds for the University of Hawaii community colleges' workforce development programs. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/22/2023- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Pierick voting no (1) and Representative(s) Kitagawa excused (1). DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, KEITH-AGARAN, KEOHOKALOLE, MORIWAKI, RHOADS, Elefante, Kidani, Richards, Wakai HET, FIN
SB393 SD1 HD3
Pre-litigation Mediation Pilot Program; Landlord; Tenant; Judiciary; Hawaii Public Housing Authority; Emergency Rent Relief Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.
Establishes and appropriates funds for a pre-litigation mediation pilot program. Requires landlords to participate in mediation before filing an action for summary possession. Creates and appropriates funds for an emergency rent relief program to be made available to participants in the pre-litigation mediation pilot program. Sunsets 6/30/2025. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD3)
(H) 4/18/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 904). DELA CRUZ (Introduced by request of another party) HSG, CPC, FIN
SB395 SD1 HD1
Residential Real Property; Mandatory Disclosure; United States Postal Service Delivery
RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS.
Requires a seller or its agent in a residential real property transaction to disclose to prospective buyers that the United States Postal Service is unable to deliver mail or packages to the location of the residential real property being offered for sale. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 3/21/2023- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Quinlan excused (1). SAN BUENAVENTURA, AQUINO, MCKELVEY, RHOADS HSG, CPC
SB397 SD2 HD1
Medicaid; Reimbursements; Medicare Fee Schedule Rates; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL MEDICAID SERVICES.
Appropriates funds to increase medicaid payments to eligible health care providers in the State up to one hundred per cent of the current medicare fee schedule rates. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-28-23 at 04:40pm in Conference Room 329.