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HB11 HD2 SD1 CD1
Time Share Plans; Primary Plan Documents; Liens; Disclosure
RELATING TO TIME SHARING PLANS.
Clarifies when the disclosure of pertinent provisions of condominium project instruments must occur. Specifies that primary plan documents be listed in the public disclosure statement of a time share plan. Clarifies the manner in which the required disclosure of liens, title defects, or encumbrances on the titles of units may be made. Provides that a consultant's review of encumbrances shall be waived upon the certification from the developer that the time share interest is free and clear of blanket liens or that identifies all blanket liens. (CD1)
(S) 7/5/2023- Act 176, 07/03/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1279). QUINLAN CPN  SB797
HB16 HD2 SD1
Liquor Licenses; Sales; Off-Premises Consumption; Curbside Delivery
RELATING TO LIQUOR.
Authorizes liquor licensees engaged in meal service to sell unopened beer, wine, and prepackaged cocktails with food for pick up, delivery, take out, or other means to be consumed off-premises. Authorizes liquor licensees holding class 4 retail dealer licenses to deliver purchased liquor to a customer's vehicle. (SD1)
(S) 6/7/2023- Act 065, 06/07/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1165). TODD (Introduced by request of another party) CPN
HB24 HD1 SD2 CD1
Common Carriers; Water Carriers; Public Utilities Commission; Long Term Leases
RELATING TO WATER COMMON CARRIERS.
Clarifies that a common water carrier may enter into vessel leases longer than five years or enter into leverage leases for vessels upon prior approval of the Public Utilities Commission. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2023- Act 138, 06/29/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1241). TODD TCA, CPN  SB841
HB27 HD1 SD1
State Budget
RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET.
Relating to the state budget. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 4/24/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 839). YAMASHITA WAM
HB28 HD1 SD1 CD1
DOTAX; DBEDT; UH; Hydrogen Hub; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling
RELATING TO STATE PROGRAMS.
Appropriates funds to the department of taxation for upgrades to software and computer systems. Requires the department of business, economic development, and tourism to work with the University of Hawaii on workforce development activities that support the development of the Hawaii Pacific Hydrogen Hub. Appropriates funds for the Hawaii Pacific Hydrogen Hub. (CD1)
(S) 6/7/2023- Act 066, 06/07/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1166). YAMASHITA WAM
HB33 HD1 SD1 CD1
State Bonds; State Budget
RELATING TO STATE BONDS.
Authorizes issuance of general obligation bonds. Makes findings required by Article VII, Section 13, of the Hawaii State Constitution to declare that the issuance of authorized bonds will not cause the debt limit to be exceeded. (CD1)
(S) 6/1/2023- Act 049, 06/01/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1149). YAMASHITA, NISHIMOTO WAM
HB40 SD1
Mandatory Tax Credit; Emergency and Budget Reserve Fund; Other Post-Employment Benefits Trust Fund; Constitution; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO THE GENERAL FUND.
Provides a tax credit to taxpayers and makes deposits to the emergency and budget reserve fund and other post-employment benefits trust fund pursuant to article VII, section 6, of the Hawaii State Constitution. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/27/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 2:00PM in conference room 309. YAMASHITA LBT, WAM
HB67 HD1 SD2
UH; Windward Community College; Pu`uhonua Program; Women's Community Correctional Center; Halawa Correctional Facility; Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility; Positions; Appropriations ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE PU`UHONUA PROGRAM.
Appropriates funds to establish an unspecified number of fulltime equivalent positions for the University of Hawaii Windward Community College's Pu`uhonua Program. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. MATAYOSHI, KITAGAWA, MARTEN, QUINLAN HRE/PSM, WAM
HB68 HD1 SD1 CD1
Criminal Justice Research Institute; Centralized Data System; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE.
Requires that ongoing staff support for the centralized statewide criminal pretrial justice data reporting and collection system be conducted by the Criminal Justice Research Institute's staff and not be contracted to another entity. Requires the Criminal Justice Research Institute to protect any information and data that may be shared. Requires the Criminal Justice Research Institute to submit an annual report regarding the creation of the centralized statewide criminal pretrial justice data reporting and collection system to the Legislature for two years. Appropriates funds to establish a centralized statewide criminal pretrial justice data reporting and collection system pursuant to state law. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2023- Act 147, 06/29/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1250). MATAYOSHI, CHUN, COCHRAN, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, LOWEN, MARTEN, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, TAKAYAMA, TAM, TARNAS, Kobayashi, Poepoe JDC, WAM
HB69 HD1 SD1
Department of Education; R.E.A.C.H. Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS.
Appropriates funds for the Department of Education's Resources for Enrichment, Athletics/Academics, Culture, and Health program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 MATAYOSHI, GANADEN, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, KAPELA, KITAGAWA, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, SAYAMA, TAM, TARNAS, TODD, Cochran EDU, WAM
HB74 HD1 SD2
General Excise Tax; Helicopters; Service and Maintenance Facility; Quiet Technology; Exemption; Sunset
RELATING TO THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX.
Establishes a temporary general excise tax exemption for amounts received from the servicing and maintenance of helicopters in an aircraft service and maintenance facility outside any Hawaii airport or from the construction of a facility that services and maintains helicopters where at least 75% of the helicopters serviced and maintained annually in the facility are equipped with quiet technology. Effective 7/1/3000. Sunsets 12/31/2028. (SD2)
(S) 4/24/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 839). TODD, HASHIMOTO, MARTEN, ONISHI TCA, WAM
HB91 HD1 SD1
Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission Package; Orders; Judgments; Enforcement of Judgments; Fines
RELATING TO ORDERS OF THE CAMPAIGN SPENDING COMMISSION.
Deems the right to a contested case hearing waived if a person fails to request the hearing within thirty days after receipt of the Campaign Spending Commission's preliminary determination. Allows the Commission to file its order in the First Circuit Court for confirmation as a civil judgment. (SD1)
(S) 6/23/2023- Act 120, 06/23/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1221). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC  SB196
HB92 SD1
Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission Package; Fines; Noncandidate Committees; Independent Expenditures
RELATING TO VIOLATIONS OF CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAW.
Increases the amount of fine from $1,000 to $5,000 that may be assessed against a noncandidate committee making only independent expenditures that has received at least 1 contribution of more than $10,000, or spent more than $10,000 in an election period, for campaign spending law violations. Allows the Campaign Spending Commission to order the fine be up to 3 times the amount of the unlawful contribution or expenditure, and 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 candidate or the funds of the noncandidate committee or if the noncandidate committee cannot pay, the personal funds of the candidate or officers of the noncandidate committee. (SD1)
(S) 6/23/2023- Act 121, 06/23/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1222). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC  SB197
HB97 HD1 SD1
Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission Package; Preliminary Determination; Method of Service
RELATING TO PRELIMINARY DETERMINATION OF PROBABLE CAUSE.
Requires the Campaign Spending Commission to serve preliminary determinations of probable cause via first-class mail. Establishes a presumption of receipt when mailed to the address contained in the candidate or committee organizational report. (SD1)
(S) 6/7/2023- Act 069, 06/07/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1169). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC  SB202
HB110 HD1 SD1
Special Number Plates; Duke Kahanamoku; Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation
RELATING TO LICENSE PLATES.
Authorizes the issuance of special number plates to commemorate Duke Kahanamoku. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 4/25/2023- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 858). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CAI, JHA, FIN  SB220
HB118 SD2
Hawaii State Association of Counties Package; Statewide Traffic Code; Exception; Ordinances; County Highways
RELATING TO TRAFFIC FINES.
Clarifies that each county may, by ordinance, designate certain sections of county highways as areas in which stopping, standing, or parking vehicles is prohibited or restricted. Provides that any federal or state agency authorizing a road closure shall supersede a county ordinance. (SD2)
(S) 7/6/2023- Act 239, 07/06/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1342). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) TCA/PSM, JDC  SB209
HB126 HD1 SD1
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Public Corruption; Bribery; Offenses; Penalties
RELATING TO PUBLIC CORRUPTION.
Specifies that a person convicted of the offense of bribery shall be sentenced to pay a fine of up to $250,000, in addition to a sentence of imprisonment or probation. Requires the Commission on Salaries to consider certain factors to retain qualified individuals and deter corruption and bribery. Amends the effective dates of recommended salary increases. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(H) 4/17/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 892). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC  SB227
HB133 HD1 SD2 CD1
Office of Hawaiian Affairs Package; Budget; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO THE BUDGET OF THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.
Appropriates moneys to fund the operating expenses of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs for the fiscal biennium beginning on 7/1/2023 and ending on 6/30/2025. (CD1)
(S) 6/7/2023- Act 071, 06/07/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1171). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HWN, WAM  SB205
HB141 HD1 SD1
State Ethics Commission Package; Financial Disclosures; Legislators; Lobbyists; Relationships
RELATING TO FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES.
Beginning 1/1/2025, requires each state legislator to include within the legislator's disclosure of financial interests the names of certain lobbyists with whom the legislator has a relationship. Effective 1/1/2025. (SD1)
(S) 6/23/2023- Act 123, 06/23/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1224). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC  SB188
HB153 HD1 SD1 CD1
State Water Code; Commission on Water Resource Management; Penalties ($)
RELATING TO STATE WATER CODE PENALTIES.
Adds a minimum penalty of $50 and a maximum penalty of $60,000 per violation of the State Water Code and makes each day that a violation exists or continues to exist a separate offense. Requires the Commission on Water Resource Management to determine the amount of the penalty based on the circumstances of the violation. (CD1)
(S) 7/7/2023- Vetoed on 07-07-23 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1367). ICHIYAMA, POEPOE, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS WTL, JDC/WAM  SB44
HB161 HD1 SD1 CD1
Collective Bargaining; HLRB; Labor
RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
Establishes that the representative of labor on the Hawaii Labor Relations Board shall be a person selected by a majority of the exclusive representatives of the collective bargaining units. (CD1)
(S) 7/12/2023- Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 260, 07/11/2023, (Gov. Msg. No. 1374). MATAYOSHI, GARRETT LBT, JDC  SB1080
HB163 HD1 SD1
Department of Human Resources Development; Collective Bargaining in Public Employment; Repricing of Classes; Study
RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
Requires the Department of Human Resources Development to conduct a study to review the repricing processes in section 89-9, Hawaii Revised Statutes, and submit a report to the Legislature prior to the convening of the Regular Session of 2024. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(S) 4/24/2023- Senate Conferees Appointed: Moriwaki Chair; Shimabukuro, Rhoads Co-Chairs; Fevella. MATAYOSHI, GARRETT LBT, WAM/JDC  SB1058
HB192 HD2 SD1 CD1
Fluorescent Lamps; Mercury-containing Lighting; Sales; Compact Fluorescent Lamps; Linear Fluorescent Lamps; Prohibition
RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
Prohibits the sale of certain fluorescent lamps as a new manufactured product, with certain exemptions. (CD1)
(S) 7/5/2023- Act 225, 07/05/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1328). LOWEN, GANADEN, HUSSEY-BURDICK, KAPELA, KILA, MARTEN, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, POEPOE, TODD, WARD, Cochran EET, CPN  SB690
HB193 HD1 SD1
Energy-efficiency Portfolio Standards; Extension; Public Utilities Commission
RELATING TO ENERGY-EFFICIENCY PORTFOLIO STANDARDS.
Extends the State's energy-efficiency portfolio standards from 2030 to 2045. Authorizes the public utilities commission to establish interim goals. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. LOWEN, COCHRAN, GANADEN, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, KAPELA, KILA, KITAGAWA, MARTEN, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, POEPOE, QUINLAN, TARNAS, TODD, WOODSON EET, CPN/WAM  SB683
HB197 HD1 SD1
Refrigerant Management Program; High Global Warming Potential Refrigerants; Ozone Depletion Substances; Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction; State Building Code; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION.
Requires the Department of Health to establish a Refrigerant Management Program to reduce emissions of high global warming potential refrigerants and any refrigerant that is an ozone depleting substance from stationary, commercial, and industrial refrigeration systems and air conditioning systems and adopt rules for the regulation of the use of such refrigerants. Requires the State Building Code Council to establish codes and standards consistent with the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions associated with hydrofluorocarbons when updating the State Building Code. Specifies that no law, rule, ordinance, or code, including the State Building Code, shall prohibit or limit the use of a refrigerant deemed acceptable under federal law. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. LOWEN, COCHRAN, GANADEN, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, KAPELA, KILA, MARTEN, MIZUNO, PERRUSO, POEPOE, QUINLAN, TAM, TARNAS, TODD, WOODSON AEN, CPN/WAM  SB503
HB201 HD2 SD1
State Historic Preservation Program; Historic Property
RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
Expands the definition of "historic property" for purposes of the Historic Preservation Program. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(S) 4/24/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 837). ICHIYAMA, AIU, HASHIMOTO WTL, JDC
HB217 HD1 SD2 CD1
Home Renovations; Cost Valuations for Work; Construction Projects; Professional Engineers; Architects; Exemption
RELATING TO HOME RENOVATIONS.
Updates the cost valuations of work on certain residences for the work to qualify for an exemption from the requirement that plans and specifications for construction projects be prepared by a licensed engineer or architect. Clarifies work that is not exempt from these requirements. (CD1)
(S) 7/5/2023- Act 177, 07/03/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1280). TAKAYAMA, AMATO, CHUN, COCHRAN, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KILA, KITAGAWA, KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, TAKENOUCHI HOU, CPN
HB218 HD2 SD2 CD1
Deaf and Blind Task Force; Prescription Drug Label Information; Accessibility; Pharmacies; Board of Pharmacy; Administrative Rules
RELATING TO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.
Requires certain pharmacies to provide accessible prescription drug label information to individuals who have difficulty seeing or reading standard printed labels on prescription drug containers and inform the public that prescription drug label information is available in alternate accessible formats for individuals who have difficulty seeing or reading prescription drug container labels. Requires the Board of Pharmacy to adopt certain rules by 12/31/2024. (CD1)
(S) 7/7/2023- Act 256, 07/07/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1359). TAKAYAMA HHS, CPN  SB608
HB222 HD2 SD2
DHS; Medical Care Payments; Long-Term Supports and Services; Provider Reimbursements; Calculations; Adjustment of Method; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
Adjusts the method by which the Department of Human Services shall calculate payments to providers of medical care and longterm supports and services. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-28-23 at 04:30pm in Conference Room 309. MIZUNO HHS, WAM
HB224 HD2 SD2
Public Housing Tenant Upward Mobility Pilot Program; Workforce Training; HPHA; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
Establishes the Hawaii Public Housing Authority public housing tenant upward mobility pilot program. Permits the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to contract with outside parties to implement the program. Requires interim and final reports to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 4/24/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 839). MIZUNO HOU/HHS, WAM
HB259 HD1 SD1
Consumer Protection; Coffee Labeling; Geographic Origins; Prohibitions
RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION.
Prohibits using geographic origins of coffee in labeling or advertising for roasted or instant coffee that contains less than a certain percentage of coffee by weight from that geographic origin, phased in to a minimum of fifty-one per cent on or after 7/1/2026. Excludes roasted or instant coffee produced in whole or in part from Hawaii-grown green coffee beans that are not offered for retail sale directly to consumers from labeling requirements. Prohibits use of the term "All Hawaiian" in labeling or advertising for roasted or instant coffee not produced entirely from green coffee beans grown and processed in the State. Authorizes retailers who, by 6/30/2024, purchase roasted or instant coffee blends that use a geographic origin in labeling or advertising containing less than twenty per cent Hawaii-grown coffee by weight to sell-off coffee inventory until 12/31/2024. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(H) 4/24/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 975). KAHALOA, CHUN, GARRETT, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, KAPELA, KILA, LOWEN, NAKASHIMA, TAKENOUCHI, TODD CPN  SB747
HB264 SD1
Sports Official; Intentionally or Knowingly Causing Bodily Injury; Felony Assault in the Second Degree
RELATING TO CRIMES AGAINST SPORTS OFFICIALS.
Makes intentionally or knowingly causing bodily injury to a sports official a class C felony. Authorizes a court to enjoin the offender from attending any sports event of the type at which the sports official was engaged in the lawful discharge of the sports official's duties. (SD1)
(S) 6/30/2023- Act 140, 06/29/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1243). HOLT, GARRETT, GATES, HASHIMOTO, KILA, KITAGAWA, KOBAYASHI, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, SAYAMA, TARNAS, TODD, Chun, Cochran, Matayoshi JDC
HB278 HD1 SD2 CD1
Executive Office on Aging; Department of Health; Alzheimer's Disease; Related Dementias; Public Health Campaign; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Appropriates funds for the executive office on aging to create and implement an Alzheimer's disease and related dementias public health campaign. (CD1)
(S) 7/7/2023- Act 257, 07/07/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1360). KILA, CHUN, GARRETT, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KAHALOA, KITAGAWA, LAMOSAO, NISHIMOTO, POEPOE, TAKENOUCHI, TAM HHS, WAM  SB595
HB300 HD1 SD1 CD1
State Budget ($)
RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET.
Appropriates funds for the operating and capital improvement budget of the Executive Branch for fiscal years 2023-2024 and 2024-2025. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2023- Act 164, 06/30/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1267). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAM  SB354
HB306 HD2 SD1 CD1
Ornamental Ginger; Pathogens; Research and Prevention; UH; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO ORNAMENTAL GINGER.
Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii for statewide research into ornamental ginger pathogens, prevention of the spread of ornamental ginger pathogens, production and distribution of pathogen-free ornamental ginger plants, and outreach to ornamental ginger producers. (CD1)
(S) 7/7/2023- Act 258, 07/07/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1361). GATES, KILA, KITAGAWA, LAMOSAO, MARTEN, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, TODD, Cochran AEN/HRE, WAM  SB646
HB307 HD1 SD1 CD1
HDOA; Agricultural Park Leases; Extension
RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL PARK LEASES.
Allows the department of agriculture to extend the agricultural park lease of any lessee who holds a lease with a remaining term of fifteen years or less, if the land covered by the lease is twenty-five acres or less and located in a county with a population of less than five hundred thousand. (CD1)
(S) 7/5/2023- Act 213, 07/05/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1316). GATES, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, KILA, LAMOSAO, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, ONISHI, TARNAS, TODD AGR, WAL, CPC, FIN
HB308 HD1 SD2
Sustainable Food Systems Working Group; HDOA; Plan; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS.
Establishes the sustainable food systems working group within the Department of Agriculture. Requires the working group to submit a plan, any recommendations for implementing the plan, and any proposed legislation to the Legislature. Appropriates funds to establish the working group and develop the plan and for an unspecified number of sustainability specialist positions to be employed by the Department of Agriculture. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD2)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 GATES, GARRETT, HOLT, HUSSEY-BURDICK, KILA, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, SAYAMA, TAM, TARNAS AEN, WAM  SB420
HB313 HD1 SD2
HDOA; UH; Foreign Agriculture Small Equipment Pilot Program; Report; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Establishes and appropriates funds for the Foreign Agriculture Small Equipment Pilot Program at a University of Hawaii community college, to be administered by the Department of Agriculture in collaboration with the University of Hawaii. Appropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for the Pilot Program. Requires a report to the Legislature. Effective 7/1/3000. (SD2)
(S) 4/27/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 877). GATES, HUSSEY-BURDICK, KILA, KITAGAWA, LAMOSAO, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, PERRUSO, TAM, TARNAS, TODD HRE/AEN, WAM
HB314 HD1 SD2
Food Banks; United States Department of Agriculture; The Emergency Food Assistance Program; Department of Labor and Industrial Relations; Office of Community Services; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO FOOD BANKS.
Appropriates funds to the Office of Community Services to fund the purchase, storage, and transportation of food for distribution to the food banks in the State. (SD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. GATES, CHUN, COCHRAN, HOLT, KAHALOA, KITAGAWA, LAMOSAO, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, TAM, TARNAS, TODD, WOODSON HHS, WAM
HB339 HD2 SD1 CD1
Department of Human Services; Civil Service; Exemptions
RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM CIVIL SERVICE FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
Permanently exempts nine positions in the Department of Human Services from civil service. (CD1)
(S) 6/1/2023- Act 042, 06/01/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1142). MIZUNO LBT/HHS, WAM
HB340 HD2 SD1
Brother Joseph Dutton Day
RELATING TO BROTHER JOSEPH DUTTON DAY.
Designates April 27 of each year as Brother Joseph Dutton Day. Effective 6/30/2050. (SD1)
(S) 4/24/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 837). MIZUNO TCA
HB346 HD2 SD2
HSEO; DOT; DAGS; Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure; State Buildings; Retrofitting; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING INFRASTRUCTURE.
Requires that new state facilities be designed to be electric vehicle charger-ready. Requires that 25% of parking stalls be electric vehicle charger-ready. Requires the Hawaii State Energy Office, in consultation with the Department of Accounting and General Services and Department of Transportation, to conduct a survey and identify certain high-priority state facilities. Establishes a goal of the State to retrofit state facilities to be electric vehicle charger-ready. Requires a report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/3000. (SD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 5:05PM in conference room 224. LOWEN TCA/EET, WAM
HB349 HD2 SD1 CD1
Emancipation of Minors; Family Court; Jurisdiction
RELATING TO CHILDREN.
Expands the original jurisdiction of family court to include proceedings for declarations of emancipation of minors. Specifies the rights of an emancipated minor. Establishes procedures for the emancipation of minors. Effective 1/1/2024. (CD1)
(S) 6/14/2023- Act 079, 06/14/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1180). ICHIYAMA JDC
HB350 HD2 SD1
Department of Human Services; Child Abuse and Neglect; Mandatory Reporting; Penitential Communications; Exception
RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE REPORTING.
Establishes that the exemption from mandatory reporting by members of the clergy does not apply when the clergy member believes that there exists a substantial risk that child abuse or neglect that is especially heinous, atrocious, or cruel, manifesting exceptional depravity, may occur in the reasonably foreseeable future. (SD1)
(S) 6/14/2023- Act 080, 06/14/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1181). ICHIYAMA HHS, JDC  SB912
HB353 HD1 SD1 CD1
UH; Maui College; Certified Nurse Aides; Licensed Practical Nurses; Certified Nurse Aide to Practical Nurse Bridge Program; Appropriations; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH CARE EDUCATION.
Appropriates funds for the expansion of the certified nurse aide to practical nurse bridge program at the University of Hawaii Maui college, including funding for instructional costs and student aid. (CD1)
(S) 6/13/2023- Act 074, 06/13/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1174). HASHIMOTO, AMATO, COCHRAN, POEPOE HRE/HHS, WAM  SB1015
HB361 HD1 SD1
Green Jobs Youth Corps; DLNR; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE GREEN JOBS YOUTH CORPS.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources and its partner, or partners, for the continuation of benefits of the Green Jobs Youth Corps. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 5:00PM in conference room 229. ICHIYAMA, POEPOE WTL, WAM  SB87
HB364 SD1
Trespass; Public Land; Ownership; Enforcement
RELATING TO TRESPASS.
Clarifies that when trespass involves public land, all state and county law enforcement officers may enforce trespass laws, without regard to whether the land is owned by the State or by a county. (SD1)
(S) 7/6/2023- Act 228, 07/06/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1331). ICHIYAMA WTL, JDC  SB353
HB365 HD1 SD2
Special Management Areas; Development; Definition; Exclusions
RELATING TO SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AREAS.
Expands 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. (SD2)
(S) 7/6/2023- Act 229, 07/06/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1332). ICHIYAMA, HASHIMOTO, POEPOE WTL, JDC
HB369 HD1 SD1 CD1
PUC; Water Carrier; Exception; Authorization; Fully Depreciated Assets or Property; Zero Net Book Value
RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Exempts a public utility and water carrier from obtaining the required public utilities commission authorization when: disposing of a fully depreciated asset or property with a zero net book value, if the disposal is made to an unaffiliated entity and results in a zero or net reduction to the public utility's or water carrier's rate base; or donating a fully depreciated asset or property with zero net book value to a charitable or nonprofit organization. (CD1)
(S) 7/5/2023- Act 178, 07/03/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1281). SAIKI CPN  SB476
HB378 HD2 SD2
Substance Use Disorder Services Clinic Working Group; Report
RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.
Establishes a Substance Use Disorder Services Clinic Working Group to develop recommendations to balance the needs of persons receiving treatment for substance use disorders with the needs of public safety. Requires a report to the Legislature. Effective 6/30/2050. (SD2)
(S) 4/21/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 830). SAIKI HHS, CPN  SB983
HB382 HD1 SD3 CD1
Judiciary Package; Budget; Appropriations; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY.
Appropriates funds for the Judiciary for the fiscal biennium beginning 7/1/2023 and ending 6/30/2025. (CD1)
(S) 6/7/2023- Act 070, 06/07/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1170). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC, WAM  SB482
HB384 HD2 SD1
Judiciary Package; Uniform Parentage Act
RELATING TO PARENTAGE.
Enacts portions of the Uniform Parentage Act of 2017 to replace the Uniform Parentage Act of 1973. Effective 3/22/2075. (SD1)
(H) 4/24/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 975). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC  SB484
HB388 HD1 SD2 CD1
Education; DOE; National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Adopts the National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard. Requires the Department of Education to obtain instructional materials in accessible formats for eligible students. (CD1)
(S) 7/7/2023- Act 254, 07/07/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1357). WOODSON, AMATO, BELATTI, COCHRAN, GATES, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, KAPELA, KILA, LOWEN, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, PERRUSO, TAKENOUCHI, TAM, TARNAS EDU, WAM
HB406 HD2 SD2
Oahu Regional Health Care System; DOH; DOD; Strategic Plan; Daniel K. Akaka State Veterans Home; Transfer; Progress Report; Leahi Hospital; CIP; City and County of Honolulu; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Requires the Department of Health and Oahu Regional Health Care System to develop a strategic plan for the utilization of all Oahu Regional Health Care System facilities and report to the Legislature before the Regular Session of 2024. Extends the deadline to assimilate the Daniel K. Akaka State Veterans Home from the Department of Defense to the Oahu Regional Health Care System to 6/30/2024. Requires the Oahu Regional Health Care System and the Department of Defense to provide a joint progress report to the Legislature regarding construction of, and the hiring of an operator for, the Daniel K. Akaka State Veterans Home. Appropriates funds for the capital improvement project to construct a transitional treatment and housing facility on the Leahi Hospital campus. Effective 6/30/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/27/2023- Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Friday, 04-28-23 3:00PM in conference room 329. BELATTI HHS/PSM, WAM
HB415 HD2 SD2
Health; Task Force on Mobility Management; DOT; Appropriations ($)
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO IMPLEMENT THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE TASK FORCE ON MOBILITY MANAGEMENT, ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO ACT 214, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2013.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Transportation to implement the recommendations of the task force on mobility management established pursuant to Act 214, SLH 2013. (SD2)
(H) 4/27/2023- Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Friday, 04-28-23 11:25AM in conference room 329. TODD, HASHIMOTO, MARTEN HHS/TCA, WAM  SB101
HB451 HD1 SD1 CD1
Incarcerated Individuals; Pilot Visitation and Family Resource Center; Waiawa Correctional Facility ($)
RELATING TO INCARCERATED INDIVIDUALS.
Amends Act 125, Session Laws of Hawaii 2022, to extend the time to expend appropriations for the establishment of a pilot visitation and family resource center at Waiawa Correctional Facility on Oahu and makes conforming amendments related to the establishment of the department of corrections and rehabilitation. Effective 6/29/2023. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2023- Act 133, 06/29/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1236). MIZUNO PSM, WAM
HB463 SD1 CD1
Campaign Expenditures; Reporting Requirement; Noncandidate Committees
RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Lowers the threshold for disclosure of campaign expenditures for noncandidate committees to $500. (CD1)
(S) 6/23/2023- Act 122, 06/23/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1223). KITAGAWA, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, MATAYOSHI, TARNAS JDC
HB473 HD1 SD1
SFCA; Creative Workforce Grant Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS.
Appropriates funds for the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Creative Workforce Grant program for the awarding of grants to eligible nonprofit arts and culture organizations to support a living wage for creative workers. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. TAM TCA, WAM
HB475 HD1 SD2 CD1
SFCA; Art in Private Places Pilot Program; Special Account ($)
RELATING TO THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS.
Establishes the Art in Private Places Pilot Program and Special Account. Clarifies the scope of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts' responsibilities to include administration of the pilot program. Requires annual reports to the Legislature. (CD1)
(S) 7/7/2023- Vetoed on 07-07-23 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1368). TAM, AMATO, GANADEN, HASHIMOTO, KAPELA, LOWEN, MARTEN, PERRUSO, TARNAS, TODD, WOODSON TCA, WAM
HB478 HD1 SD2 CD1
State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Commission; Membership; Qualifications ($)
RELATING TO THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS.
Specifies the membership and qualifications for membership of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Commission. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2023- Act 139, 06/29/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1242). TAM, AMATO, COCHRAN, GANADEN, HUSSEY-BURDICK, KAPELA, KILA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MARTEN, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, TAKENOUCHI, TARNAS, TODD, Kobayashi TCA, WAM
HB485 HD3 SD2
Department of Health; Certificates of Marriage; Changes; Gender and Sex Identifiers
RELATING TO MARRIAGE.
Provides for the replacement of certificates of marriage for individuals who have changed their gender, sex, and, if applicable, name. Effective 1/1/2024. (SD2)
(S) 7/5/2023- Act 179, 07/03/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1282). ICHIYAMA, AMATO, HASHIMOTO, KAHALOA, KAPELA, KILA, LOWEN, MARTEN, PERRUSO, TAM, TODD HHS, JDC  SB956
HB494 HD1 SD1 CD1
Motor Vehicles; Transfer; Charitable Donations
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.
Subjects organizations that receive motor vehicles as charitable donations to the rights, responsibilities, and liabilities of transferees of the motor vehicle title or interest. (CD1)
(S) 6/5/2023- Act 060, 06/05/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1160). LAMOSAO, AMATO, BELATTI, COCHRAN, GARRETT, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, KILA, KITAGAWA, MARTEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, POEPOE JDC
HB503 HD2 SD1 CD1
Computer Science; Board of Education; Department of Education; Graduation Requirements; Analysis; Report; Teacher Development ($)
RELATING TO COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION.
Requires the Board of Education to work with the Department of Education to conduct an analysis on the necessary timeline and appropriate process for making computer science a graduation requirement by no later than the 2030-2031 school year. Requires the Board of Education to determine whether making computer science a graduation requirement would be in the best interests of public school students and the public. Requires the Board of Education to make a determination on how students could be allowed to complete computer science courses as a substitute for core academic courses to satisfy graduation credit requirements, beginning with the 2024-2025 school year. Requires a report to the Legislature. (CD1)
(S) 7/3/2023- Act 174, 07/03/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1277). WOODSON, AMATO, COCHRAN, GATES, HASHIMOTO, KILA, LOWEN, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, TARNAS, TODD, Poepoe, Takenouchi, Tam EDU, WAM  SB816
HB522 HD1 SD1
Emergency Management; State of Emergency; Electronic Media Transmission
RELATING TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
Removes the ability of the governor or a mayor to suspend electronic media transmission during a state of emergency. Effective 3/22/2075. (SD1)
(H) 4/26/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 983). NAKASHIMA, AMATO, BELATTI, GATES, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, KAPELA, KILA, KITAGAWA, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, PERRUSO, TAKAYAMA, TAKENOUCHI, TARNAS, TODD, Cochran, Kobayashi PSM, JDC  SB103
HB525 HD2 SD2
Uniform Commercial Code
RELATING TO THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE.
Implements the 2022 Uniform Commercial Code Amendments set forth by the Uniform Law Commission. (SD2)
(S) 6/30/2023- Act 132, 06/29/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1235). NAKASHIMA CPN, JDC  SB352
HB541 HD1 SD1 CD1
DOT; Rules; Motor Vehicles; Evidence of Registration; Certificate of Inspection; Head Lamps
RELATING TO VEHICLE SAFETY.
Requires proper head lamp specifications for vehicle safety inspections. Requires the Department of Transportation to amend its administrative rules to allow motor vehicle owners whose motor vehicle registration and safety inspection are both expired to obtain a motor vehicle safety inspection without evidence of a motor vehicle's registration before registering the motor vehicle. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2023- Act 144, 06/29/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1247). MATAYOSHI, AMATO, COCHRAN, KILA, KITAGAWA, LAMOSAO, MARTEN, TODD TCA, CPN
HB546 HD1 SD1
Fuel Tank Advisory Committee; Regular Meetings; Frequency; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE FUEL TANK ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
Requires the Fuel Tank Advisory Committee to hold no fewer than one regular meeting in each quarter of a calendar year. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:35PM in conference room 329. AIU HHS, WAM
HB547 HD1 SD2
DHS; Infant and Toddler Child Care Worker Subsidy Pilot Program; Infant and Toddlers; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EARLY CHILD CARE.
Requires the Department of Human Services to establish and implement a two-year Infant and Toddler Child Care Worker Subsidy Pilot Program to retain the existing early child care workforce in licensed infant and toddler child care center settings. Appropriates funds for the pilot program. Requires reports to the Legislature. Sunsets 7/1/2025. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-28-23 at 04:30pm in Conference Room 309. MARTEN, AMATO, CHUN, COCHRAN, GANADEN, GARRETT, GATES, ICHIYAMA, KAPELA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, TAKENOUCHI, TAM, TARNAS, TODD, Kobayashi, Matayoshi HHS/LBT, WAM
HB554 HD2 SD2 CD2
Campus Safety; UH; Training; Sexual Misconduct; Trauma-Informed; Disciplinary Process; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CAMPUS SAFETY.
Requires that the University of Hawaii ensure that any individual who participates in implementing the University's disciplinary process has training or experience in handling sexual misconduct complaints and the University's disciplinary process. Requires that the University provide mandatory annual trauma-informed, gender-inclusive, LGBTQ+-inclusive sexual misconduct primary prevention and awareness programming for students and employees of the University. Prohibits the University from taking certain disciplinary action against individuals reporting sexual misconduct unless certain exceptions apply. Establishes positions and appropriates funds. (CD2)
(S) 6/14/2023- Act 076, 06/14/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1177). KAPELA, AMATO, COCHRAN, GANADEN, GARRETT, HUSSEY-BURDICK, LAMOSAO, PERRUSO, TAM, TARNAS, TODD HRE, WAM/JDC
HB564 HD1 SD1
DHRD; Office of Enterprise Technology Services; Information Technology; Positions; Upgrades; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT.
Appropriates moneys to establish an unspecified number of fulltime equivalent information technology specialist positions within the Department of Human Resources Development and upgrade information technology systems within the Department of Human Resources Development, including network upgrades; purchase and install desktop computers, workstations, and laptops; and train personnel. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. YAMASHITA LBT, WAM
HB579 HD2 SD1 CD1
Department of the Attorney General; Human Trafficking; Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children; Human Trafficking Prevention Program; Reports
RELATING TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING.
Establishes the statewide human trafficking prevention program within the department of the attorney general to provide services and assistance to victims of human trafficking and victims of the commercial sexual exploitation of children. Requires reports to the legislature. (CD1)
(S) 6/14/2023- Act 083, 06/14/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1184). KITAGAWA, AMATO, BELATTI, COCHRAN, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, KAPELA, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MATSUMOTO, MORIKAWA, PERRUSO, POEPOE, TAKENOUCHI HHS, JDC/WAM  SB235
HB580 HD1 SD1
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. (SD1)
(S) 6/14/2023- Act 084, 06/14/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1185). PERRUSO, AMATO, BELATTI, COCHRAN, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, KAPELA, KITAGAWA, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MARTINEZ, MATSUMOTO, MORIKAWA, POEPOE, TAKENOUCHI HRE, JDC  SB236
HB581 HD2 SD2
Judiciary; Family Court; Child Custody Evaluators; Training
RELATING TO CHILD CUSTODY.
Requires certain individuals attempting to serve as child custody evaluators to complete a training course on the dynamics of domestic violence every three years. Requires individuals to submit a letter or certificate of completion to the family court. (SD2)
(S) 6/14/2023- Act 085, 06/14/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1186). LAMOSAO, AMATO, BELATTI, COCHRAN, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, KAPELA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MARTEN, MARTINEZ, MATSUMOTO, MORIKAWA, PERRUSO, POEPOE, TAKENOUCHI HHS, JDC  SB237
HB600 HD1 SD2 CD2
DOT; Safe Routes to School; Advisory Committee; Safe Routes to School Program Coordinator; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL.
Establishes the Safe Routes to School Advisory Committee. Requires the Safe Routes to School Advisory Committee to develop a comprehensive, statewide Safe Routes to School Plan. Amends the duties of the Department of Transportation's Safe Routes to School Program. Deposits state highway funds into the safe routes to school program special fund. Appropriates funds from the safe routes to school program special fund. (CD2)
(S) 7/6/2023- Act 244, 07/06/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1347). GANADEN, AMATO, COCHRAN, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, KAPELA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, POEPOE, TAM, WARD TCA, WAM  SB1025
HB606 HD1 SD1
HDOA; Meat Processing Capacity; Expansion; Food Distribution Services; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO MEAT PROCESSING.
Requires the Department of Agriculture, in collaboration with other state agencies, to develop and implement a plan by 7/1/2025 to expand the meat processing capacity in the State to allow for meat from axis deer and other wild game to be processed for distribution by nonprofit food distribution services. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 GATES, COCHRAN, HOLT, HUSSEY-BURDICK, KAHALOA, KILA, LAMOSAO, MARTEN, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, TODD AEN, WAM
HB607 HD2 SD2
Producers; Agricultural Goods; Interisland Shipping; Income Tax Credit
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Creates an income tax credit for transportation costs incurred by certain taxpayers who ship produce and agricultural goods between counties. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-28-23 at 04:30pm in Conference Room 309. GATES, BELATTI, COCHRAN, HUSSEY-BURDICK, KAHALOA, KILA, LAMOSAO, MARTEN, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, PERRUSO, TAM, TARNAS, TODD AEN, WAM
HB609 HD2 SD1
HDOA; Meat Inspection; Meat Processing; Inspectors; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for costs for its meat inspection program, including the establishment of 1 full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) inspector program supervisor position and 3 full-time equivalent (3.0 FTE) inspector positions to perform meat inspection services. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 GATES, COCHRAN, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, HUSSEY-BURDICK, KAHALOA, KILA, LAMOSAO, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, MORIKAWA, PERRUSO, TAM, TARNAS, TODD, WOODSON AEN, WAM
HB610 HD2 SD1
Farm Workforce Retention Tax Credit; Farm Employment
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Establishes the farm workforce retention tax credit for farm employers or owners of farm employers who employ eligible farm employees. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 GATES, BELATTI, HOLT, KILA, KITAGAWA, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MARTINEZ, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, TODD AEN, WAM
HB612 HD2 SD2
Agriculture; Farmers; Ranchers; Fishers; Income Tax Credit
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Establishes an income tax credit to alleviate the high costs of production for farmers, ranchers, and fishers and incentivize growth in the agricultural sector in the State. Effective 6/30/3000. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2023. (SD2)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 GATES, COCHRAN, HOLT, KILA, KITAGAWA, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, TAM, TARNAS, TODD AEN, WAM
HB615 HD1 SD1
Agricultural Lands; Expired Private Agreements; Restrictions
RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON AGRICULTURAL USES AND ACTIVITIES.
Clarifies that any provision in a private agreement contained in a conveyance of land recorded on or before 7/8/2003 that have since expired but have not been renewed and recorded in the bureau of conveyances are prohibited from restricting bona fide agricultural uses and activities on agricultural land. (SD1)
(S) 7/5/2023- Act 219, 07/05/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1322). NAKAMURA, AIU, AMATO, CHUN, COCHRAN, GANADEN, GATES, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, HUSSEY-BURDICK, KAHALOA, KAPELA, KILA, KITAGAWA, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, PERRUSO, POEPOE, QUINLAN, TAKENOUCHI, TAM, TARNAS, TODD AEN/WTL, JDC  SB488
HB617 HD1 SD2
Oral Health; Task Force; Department of Health; Positions; Reports; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO ORAL HEALTH.
Establishes an oral health task force to review the status of oral health in the State and make recommendations to improve the State's oral health infrastructure. Requires reports to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050 and 7/1/2051. (SD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. NAKAMURA, AMATO, BELATTI, COCHRAN, GANADEN, GARRETT, GATES, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, ILAGAN, KAPELA, KILA, KITAGAWA, KOBAYASHI, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, POEPOE, QUINLAN, SAYAMA, TAKAYAMA, TAKENOUCHI, TAM, TARNAS, TODD, WOODSON HHS, WAM  SB679
HB622 HD2 SD2
Prevent Suicide Hawaii Working Group; Native Hawaiians; Pacific Islanders; Farmers; Youth; LGBTQIA+; Veterans; Report
RELATING TO SUICIDE PREVENTION.
Establishes a Prevent Suicide Hawai‘i Working Group within the Office of Wellness and Resilience. Requires the working group to focus on preventing suicides in the State, particularly among Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, farmers, youth, LGBTQIA+, veterans, and other populations identified by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a high-risk population for suicide; implement recommendations in the Prevent Suicide Hawai‘i Task Force's interim report; and report to the Legislature before the Regular Session of 2025. Effective 6/30/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/24/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 975). POEPOE HHS, JDC/WAM
HB647 HD1 SD1
Alcohol; Beer; Low Alcohol by Volume Spirits Beverage; Liquor Tax; Liquor Law; Definition
RELATING TO ALCOHOL.
Establishes a definition of "low alcohol by volume spirits beverage". Establishes a tax on low alcohol by volume sprits beverages at a rate of $1.98 per wine gallon. Expands the definition of "beer" under the State's liquor tax and liquor regulatory laws, to specify that the term includes an alcohol by volume of no less than 0.5 per cent, but excludes certain other forms of distillation. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(H) 4/24/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 975). NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, SAYAMA CPN, JDC/WAM  SB159
HB650 HD2 SD1
Kupuna Caucus; Our Care, Our Choice Act; Medical-Aid-In-Dying; Advanced Practice Registered Nurses; Clinical Nurse Specialists; Marriage and Family Therapists; Mandatory Waiting Period; Waiver
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Authorizes advanced practice registered nurses to practice medical-aid-in-dying. Authorizes licensed advanced practice registered nurses and clinical nurse specialists with psychiatric or mental health training and licensed marriage and family therapists to provide counseling to a qualified patient. Reduces from twenty to five days, the mandatory waiting period between the two oral requests required for a qualified patient to obtain a prescription for medication. Waives the mandatory waiting period for terminally ill qualified patients who are not expected to survive the mandatory waiting period. (SD1)
(S) 6/1/2023- Act 043, 06/01/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1143). HASHIMOTO, AIU, AMATO, BELATTI, COCHRAN, GARRETT, GATES, HASHEM, HOLT, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, KAPELA, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, PERRUSO, POEPOE, SAYAMA, TAKAYAMA, TAKENOUCHI, TAM, TARNAS, TODD HHS/CPN, JDC  SB899
HB660 HD1 SD2 CD1
SPRB; Hawaii Pacific Health; Straub Medical Center ($)
RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATIONS THAT PROVIDE HEALTH CARE FACILITIES TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.
Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Hawaii Pacific Health and one or more of its nonprofit affiliates in financing the costs of the construction of, improvements to, and equipping of their health care facilities at Straub Medical Center. (CD1)
(S) 6/22/2023- Act 105, 06/22/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1206). BELATTI, AMATO, GARRETT, GATES, KAPELA, KOBAYASHI, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, TAKENOUCHI HHS, WAM  SB601
HB668 HD1 SD1
Infrastructure Dedication; Affordable Housing; Counties
RELATING TO HOUSING.
Conditions the authority of a county whose population is greater than five hundred thousand to exercise state housing powers upon a county's continued compliance with provisions regarding acceptance of the dedication of infrastructure and public highways in affordable housing developments. Amends various provisions relating to the dedication of infrastructure to a county. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/19/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 909). HASHIMOTO, AIU, ICHIYAMA HOU/PSM, JDC
HB674 HD1 SD1 CD1
Hawaii Public Housing Authority; General Powers; Low-income Public Housing; Preferences
RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.
Repeals the percentage requirements for the Hawaii public housing authority related to the admission of applicants, with or without preferences, into federal and state low-income public housing units. (CD1)
(S) 6/21/2023- Act 099, 06/21/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1200). HASHIMOTO, AIU HOU, WAM
HB675 HD1 SD2 CD1
HHFDC; Applications for Financing; Application Periods; Affordable Housing
RELATING TO THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
Requires, if sufficient funding is available, the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to open at minimum two application periods each year for the receipt of applications for financing for the development of affordable housing in the State from the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program, Hula Mae Multi-Family Program, Rental Housing Revolving Fund Program, and Dwelling Unit Revolving Fund Program. (CD1)
(S) 6/21/2023- Act 091, 06/21/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1192). HASHIMOTO, AIU HOU, WAM
HB676 HD1 SD2 CD2
Counties; District Boundary Amendments; County Ordinances; Affordable Housing; Report
RELATING TO DISTRICT BOUNDARY AMENDMENTS.
Authorizes the appropriate county land use decision-making authority to determine district boundary amendments involving land areas over fifteen acres but not over one hundred acres, except lands that are designated as important agricultural land or lands where the soil is classified by the Land Study Bureau's detailed land classification as overall (master) productivity class A or B if the county has adopted an ordinance that meets certain requirements. Requires each county land use decision-making authority whose county adopted an ordinance to submit a report to the Legislature. (CD2)
(S) 5/4/2023- Recommitted to Conference Committee. HASHIMOTO, AIU HSG/WAL, JHA, FIN  SB769
HB677 HD1 SD2 CD1
HHFDC; Computation of Interest; Real Property; Dwelling Unit Revolving Fund Equity Pilot Program; Reports ($)
RELATING TO THE DWELLING UNIT REVOLVING FUND.
Changes the computation of interest that a purchaser of certain real property is required to pay to the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation upon the purchaser's sale or assignment of the real property after a specified period of time. Authorizes the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to establish a five year dwelling unit revolving fund equity pilot program and report to the Legislature regarding the pilot program. Authorizes the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to use up to $10,000,000 of existing funds in the dwelling unit revolving fund for the pilot program. Sunsets 6/30/2028. (CD1)
(S) 6/21/2023- Act 092, 06/21/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1193). HASHIMOTO, AIU, KILA, KITAGAWA, MARTEN, TODD HOU, WAM  SB1114
HB678 HD1 SD2
HHFDC; Affordable Housing Development; Study; Report; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HOUSING.
Provides a new source of interim financing for affordable housing projects using housing program in Chapter 201H, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Requires and appropriates moneys for the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to conduct a study assessing the efficacy of housing credit programs. Requires a report to the Legislature. Sunsets 7/1/2028. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/27/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 11:05AM in conference room 224. HASHIMOTO, AIU HOU, WAM
HB690 HD1 SD2
Hawaii Agricultural Investment Program; ADC; Reports; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Establishes the Hawaii agricultural investment program within the Agribusiness Development Corporation to support local agricultural producers. Requires annual reports. Appropriates funds for program and positions. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD2)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 GATES, HOLT, HUSSEY-BURDICK, MARTEN, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, TARNAS, TODD AEN, WAM
HB692 HD1 SD1 CD1
Pesticides; Violations; Penalty; Fines
RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
Increases the maximum administrative and criminal penalties for violators of the Hawaii pesticides law. (CD1)
(S) 7/5/2023- Act 220, 07/05/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1323). GATES, HUSSEY-BURDICK, LOWEN, MARTEN, MIZUNO, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, TARNAS, TODD AEN, JDC
HB694 HD1 SD1
UH; CTAHR; Aquaculture Disease Diagnostic Laboratory; HDOA; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Appropriates funds to support the Aquaculture Disease Diagnostic Laboratory at the Department of Agriculture Animal Industry Division Veterinary Laboratory Services Branch, in partnership with the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. GATES, BELATTI, HUSSEY-BURDICK, MARTEN, ONISHI, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, TAM, TODD AEN/HRE, WAM
HB695 HD2 SD1 CD1
Battery-charged Security Fences; Non-agricultural Purposes
RELATING TO FENCES.
Allows the use of battery-charged security fences used for non-agricultural purposes, under certain circumstances. (CD1)
(S) 7/5/2023- Act 214, 07/05/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1317). GATES, HOLT, KILA, LAMOSAO AEN/PSM, JDC
HB704 HD1 SD1 CD1
Motor Vehicle Registration; Flatbed Trucks; Exemption
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION.
Provides an exemption for flatbed trucks from registration renewals and initial registrations of motor carrier vehicles when used as marine terminal equipment temporarily moving in or between certain terminals. Adds new terminal locales and roadways to be covered under the exemption. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2023- Act 145, 06/29/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1248). SAIKI TCA, CPN  SB823
HB707 HD1 SD1
Commission to Improve Standards of Conduct; False, Fictitious, or Fraudulent Claims; State; Counties; Penalties; Public Financing; Conviction
RELATING TO FALSE CLAIMS.
Makes it a class C felony to make false, fictitious, or fraudulent claims against the government. Disqualifies a person convicted of making a false, fictitious, or fraudulent claim from holding elected office for five years. Takes effect 3/22/2075. (SD1)
(H) 4/19/2023- Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-20-23 2:10PM in conference room 325. SAIKI JDC
HB710 HD1 SD2 CD1
Commission to Improve Standards of Conduct; Penal Code; Government; Obstruction of Justice
RELATING TO GOVERNMENT.
Provides that a person commits a class B felony offense of obstruction of justice if the person intentionally influences; obstructs; impedes; or endeavors to influence, obstruct, or impede, the due administration of justice by means of force, threat of force, coercion, fraud, or deception. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2023- Act 137, 06/29/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1240). SAIKI GVO, JDC  SB1422
HB711 HD1 SD1
Commission to Improve Standards of Conduct; Fraud; Disqualification; Conviction
RELATING TO FRAUD.
Establishes the offense of fraud as a class B felony. Disqualifies a person charged with fraud from holding elected office for ten years. Takes effect 3/22/2075. (SD1)
(H) 4/19/2023- Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-20-23 2:10PM in conference room 325. SAIKI JDC  SB1421
HB712 HD1 SD1
Recordings of Public Meetings; Meeting Minutes; Public Record; Boards
RELATING TO RECORDINGS OF PUBLIC MEETINGS.
Encourages boards to maintain recordings of board meetings on the board's website regardless of whether the written minutes of the meeting have been posted. Requires boards to provide the State Archives with a copy of any recording of a board meeting before removing the recording from the board's website. Requires the written minutes of board meetings to include a link to the electronic audio or video recording, if available online. Effective 10/1/2023. (SD1)
(S) 6/23/2023- Act 125, 06/23/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1226). SAIKI GVO, CPN/JDC  SB1426
HB714 HD1 SD1
Mooring Lines; Department of Transportation; Stevedoring Companies
RELATING TO MOORING LINES.
Requires that the securing of mooring lines from vessels requiring tug assistance to commercial docks, wharves, piers, quays, and landings be performed by a stevedoring company. Defines "stevedoring company". Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 4/14/2023- Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 800). SAIKI TCA, WAM  SB824
HB717 HD1 SD2 CD1
Commission to Improve Standards of Conduct; Nepotism; State Employees; Administrative Fine
RELATING TO NEPOTISM.
Prohibits under certain circumstances state employees from appointing, hiring, promoting, or retaining relatives and household members and from making or participating in certain other employment-related decisions and from awarding a contract to or otherwise taking official action on a contract with a business if the employee's relative or household member is an executive officer of or holds a substantial ownership interest in that business. Imposes administrative fines for violations. (CD1)
(S) 7/12/2023- Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 261, 07/11/2023, (Gov. Msg. No. 1375). SAIKI LBT, JDC
HB719 HD1 SD2
Commission to Improve Standards of Conduct; Public Records; Costs; Disclosure; Public Interest; Waiver; Office of Information Practices; Positions; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC RECORDS.
Imposes a cap on charges for the reproduction of certain government records. Waives the cost of duplication of government records provided to requestors in an electronic format. Allows agencies to withhold certain deliberative documents before a decision is made. Imposes a cap on charges for searching for, reviewing, and segregating records. Provides for a waiver of fees when the public interest is served by a record's disclosure. Appropriates funds for positions in the Office of Information Practices. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. SAIKI GVO, WAM/JDC
HB724 SD1
Commission to Improve Standards of Conduct; State and County Contractors; State and County Grantees; Campaign Contributions; Prohibitions
RELATING TO CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS.
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. (SD1)
(H) 4/24/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 975). SAIKI JDC
HB727 HD1 SD1
Commission to Improve Standards of Conduct; Campaign Funds; Permitted Uses
RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FUNDS.
Disallows a ballot issue committee to donate surplus funds to a community service, educational, youth, recreational, charitable, scientific, or literary organization. Disallows the use of campaign funds to purchase up to two tickets for an event or fundraiser held by another candidate or committee. Allows a candidate, treasurer, or candidate committee to make contributions to another candidate in an amount of not more than $2,000 per election period. Takes effect 3/22/2075. (SD1)
(H) 4/19/2023- Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-20-23 2:10PM in conference room 325. SAIKI JHA, FIN  SB1425
HB732 HD1 SD1
Commission to Improve Standards of Conduct; Campaign Spending Commission Package; Complaints; Campaign Spending 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 that the respondent shall have thirty days from the mailing of the complaint to respond before the presumption arises. (SD1)
(H) 5/2/2023- Postponed Indefinitely with 50 Ayes Representative(s) Aiu, Alcos, Amato, Belatti, Chun, Cochran, Evslin, Ganaden, Garcia, Garrett, Gates, Hashem, Hashimoto, Holt, Hussey-Burdick, Ichiyama, Ilagan, Kahaloa, Kapela, Kila, Kitagawa, Kobayashi, Kong, La Chica, Lamosao, Lowen, Marten, Martinez, Matayoshi, Matsumoto, Mizuno, Morikawa, Nakamura, Nakashima, Nishimoto, Onishi, Perruso, Pierick, Poepoe, Saiki, Sayama, Souza, Takayama, Takenouchi, Tam, Tarnas, Todd, Ward, Woodson, Yamashita; 0 Noes none; and 1 Excused Representative(s) Quinlan. SAIKI JDC
HB777 HD2 SD2 CD1
DHS; Employees; Volunteers; Contractors; Subcontractors; Criminal History Background Checks; Minors; Young Adults; Vulnerable Adults; Employment Practices; Conviction Records
RELATING TO BACKGROUND CHECKS.
Authorizes the department of human services to conduct background checks for current and prospective employees, volunteers, contractors, contractors' employees and volunteers, subcontractors, and subcontractors' employees and volunteers whose position places them or would place them in close proximity to certain minors, young adults, or vulnerable adults. Clarifies that any state law permitting a more extensive inquiry into an individual's criminal history by the State and any of its branches, political subdivisions, agencies, or semi-autonomous public bodies corporate and politic will prevail over conflicting conviction record inquiries under the State's employment practices law. (CD1)
(S) 6/14/2023- Act 088, 06/14/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1189). MIZUNO HHS/LBT, JDC
HB781 HD2 SD1 CD1
Children; Custody; Custodial Interrogation; Constitutional Rights
RELATING TO CHILDREN.
Requires that when an officer has custody of a child under the age of eighteen for an alleged violation of law, the child shall have contact with legal counsel and, to the extent practicable, a parent, guardian, or legal custodian before the child waives any right against self-incrimination and before any custodial interrogation. (CD1)
(S) 7/5/2023- Act 180, 07/03/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1283). MIZUNO, GANADEN HHS, JDC
HB794 HD1 SD1
Disability Awareness Month; October
RELATING TO DISABILITY AWARENESS.
Designates the month of October as "Disability Awareness Month: Employment, Enrichment, and Inclusion" in recognition of the employment challenges and successes of persons with disabilities in the State. (SD1)
(S) 7/7/2023- Act 245, 07/07/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1348). MIZUNO, AMATO, CHUN, COCHRAN, GATES, HASHIMOTO, KAPELA, KOBAYASHI, LAMOSAO, MARTEN, ONISHI, PERRUSO, POEPOE, TAM HHS/TCA
HB819 HD2 SD1
State Designation; Limu; Limu Kala; Sargassum Echinocarpum; Official Limu of Hawaii
RELATING TO LIMU KALA.
Designates limu kala (Sargassum echinocarpum) as the official Hawaii state limu. (SD1)
(S) 7/6/2023- Act 230, 07/06/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1333). KAHALOA, AIU, AMATO, BELATTI, CHUN, COCHRAN, GANADEN, GARCIA, GARRETT, GATES, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, KAPELA, KILA, KITAGAWA, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, POEPOE, QUINLAN, SOUZA, TAKAYAMA, TAKENOUCHI, TAM, TARNAS, TODD, Alcos TCA, JDC  SB1037
HB834 HD1 SD1
Deaf and Blind Task Force; American Sign Language; Recognition
RELATING TO AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE.
Recognizes American Sign Language as a fully developed, autonomous, natural language with its own grammar, syntax, vocabulary, and cultural heritage. (SD1)
(S) 7/7/2023- Act 246, 07/07/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1349). KOBAYASHI, AMATO, BELATTI, COCHRAN, GANADEN, GARCIA, HASHIMOTO, HUSSEY-BURDICK, KAPELA, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, POEPOE, SOUZA, TAKENOUCHI, TAM, TODD, WOODSON HHS, JDC  SB610
HB837 HD1 SD2
State Plan; Green Infrastructure; Office of Planning and Sustainable Development; Greenhouse Gas Sequestration Task Force; Report; Positions; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE STATE PLAN.
Establishes green infrastructure objectives, policies, and priority guidelines for state facility systems, infrastructure, transit projects, and other areas in the Hawaii State Planning Act to improve the quality of life for residents and visitors. Adds definition of "green infrastructure". Requires the Office of Planning and Sustainable Development, in partnership with the Greenhouse Gas Sequestration Task Force, to submit a report to the Legislature making recommendations for implementing the green infrastructure objectives, policies, and priority guidelines. Establishes full-time equivalent ( .0 FTE) policy analyst positions within the Office of Planning and Sustainable Development. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. GARRETT, CHUN, GATES, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, KAPELA, LOWEN, MARTEN, MORIKAWA, PERRUSO, POEPOE, TAKAYAMA AEN/WTL, WAM
HB848 HD2 SD1 CD1
Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology; University of Hawaii; Support Staff; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII INSTITUTE FOR MARINE BIOLOGY.
Appropriates funds for the establishment of three support staff positions for the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology. (CD1)
(S) 7/5/2023- Act 181, 07/03/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1284). KITAGAWA, CHUN, COCHRAN, KAPELA, KILA, LAMOSAO, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, POEPOE, TAKENOUCHI, TODD, WOODSON HRE, WAM
HB852 HD1 SD1
Enterprise Zones; Eligibility; Eligible Business Activities; Renewable Energy
RELATING TO STATE ENTERPRISE ZONES.
Amends the definition of "eligible business activity" to include the processing of value-added agricultural products grown within an enterprise zone and the development or production of renewable energy. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/20/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 914). HOLT, BELATTI, COCHRAN, HASHIMOTO, KITAGAWA, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, ONISHI, QUINLAN, TAKENOUCHI, TODD EET, WAM  SB817
HB870 HD2 SD1 CD2
Deaf and Blind Task Force; Department of Human Services; Neighbor Islands Blind and Visually Impaired Service Pilot Program; Working Group; Implementation Plan; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO THE NEIGHBOR ISLANDS BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED SERVICE PILOT PROGRAM.
Requires the department of human services to establish a neighbor islands blind and visually impaired service pilot program that supplements existing statewide services by providing training and other services to neighbor island residents who are blind or visually impaired. Requires the department of human services to establish a working group to develop a pilot program implementation plan and submit the plan to the legislature before the regular session of 2024. Requires a report to the legislature on the pilot program before the regular session of 2029. Appropriates funds. Sunsets 6/30/2029. (CD2)
(S) 7/7/2023- Act 253, 07/07/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1356). TAKAYAMA, AMATO, CHUN, COCHRAN, GANADEN, GATES, HASHIMOTO, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, KAPELA, KITAGAWA, LAMOSAO, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, PERRUSO, PIERICK, POEPOE, TAKENOUCHI, TAM, TODD HHS, WAM  SB614
HB872 HD1 SD1
Hawaii Healthy Aging Partnership; Executive Office on Aging; Department of Health; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTHY AGING PARTNERSHIP.
Appropriates funds to the Executive Office on Aging of the Department of Health for the Hawaii Healthy Aging Partnership. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. TAKAYAMA, AMATO, BELATTI, CHUN, COCHRAN, GANADEN, GATES, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, HUSSEY-BURDICK, KAPELA, KITAGAWA, KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, PERRUSO, POEPOE, TAKENOUCHI, TAM, TARNAS, TODD, WOODSON HHS, WAM  SB1419
HB884 HD1 SD2 CD1
Traveling Team Physicians; Sports Teams; Licensure; Exemption
RELATING TO TRAVELING TEAM PHYSICIANS.
Exempts from state physician licensure requirements out-of-state traveling team physicians who accompany a sports team to Hawaii, under certain conditions. (CD1)
(S) 6/22/2023- Act 106, 06/22/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1207). MORIKAWA, AMATO, GATES, HUSSEY-BURDICK, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, SAYAMA, TAKENOUCHI, TAM, Kobayashi CPN, JDC
HB907 HD2 SD2
Telehealth; Accident and Health or Sickness Insurance; Mutual Benefit Societies; Health Maintenance Organizations; Interactive Telecommunications System; Mental Health Disorders
RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
Temporarily allows for the reimbursement of services provided through telehealth via an interactive telecommunications system and two-way, real-time audio-only communications in certain circumstances. Defines "interactive telecommunications system". Repeals 12/31/2025. (SD2)
(S) 6/22/2023- Act 107, 06/22/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1208). POEPOE, AMATO, CHUN, GANADEN, HASHIMOTO, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, KAHALOA, KAPELA, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MARTINEZ, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, PERRUSO, PIERICK, TAM, TARNAS, TODD HHS, CPN
HB908 HD2 SD1
Conveyance Tax; Land Conservation Fund
RELATING TO THE LAND CONSERVATION FUND.
Amends the maximum amount of conveyance tax revenues allocated to the Land Conservation Fund. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 5:00PM in conference room 229. POEPOE, AMATO, GANADEN, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, KAPELA, KILA, LOWEN, MARTEN, MARTINEZ, PERRUSO, TODD WTL, WAM
HB923 HD1 SD1 CD1
State Bonds; Annual Ceiling; Private Activity Bonds; HHFDC; Counties
RELATING TO BONDS.
Requires counties with a private activity bond issuance program to exhaust their allotment before applying to the State for the state allocation. Requires the State, if it receives a county allocation, to award that same amount to project or projects in that county. Authorizes the department of budget and finance and Hawaii housing finance and development corporation to enter into a cooperative agreement with a county to coordinate the award of private activity bonds and low-income housing tax credits for new rental housing projects in the county. Requires the directors of finance of each county to report to the department of budget and finance and Hawaii housing finance and development corporation any county amount of unused or unassigned allocation. Clarifying that no special purpose revenue bonds requiring an allocation of annual state ceiling shall be authorized after 6/30/2023 and before 12/31/2028. (CD1)
(S) 7/12/2023- Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 262, 07/11/2023, (Gov. Msg. No. 1376). HASHIMOTO, AIU HOU, WAM  SB1256
HB933 HD2 SD1 CD2
Deaf and Blind Task Force; Public Utilities Commission; Print Disabilities; Telecommunications Access; Appropriation
RELATING TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACCESS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH PRINT DISABILITIES.
Appropriates funds to the Public Utilities Commission to provide free telecommunications access to certain information for individuals with a print disability. (CD2)
(S) 7/7/2023- Act 247, 07/07/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1350). LAMOSAO, AMATO, CHUN, KOBAYASHI, TAM CPN, WAM  SB611
HB947 HD1 SD2
Food Manufacturer Tax Credit
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Establishes a food manufacturer tax credit. Defines "qualified taxpayer" as a manufacturer that produces value-added processed, agricultural, or food products. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2023. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD2)
(H) 4/24/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 975). GATES, HASHIMOTO, HUSSEY-BURDICK, KILA, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, TODD AEN, WAM  SB1266
HB948 HD2 SD2 CD1
Crisis Mobile Outreach Team Pilot Program; Children and Adolescents; At-Risk Youth; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH.
Establishes a two-year child and adolescent crisis mobile outreach team pilot program on Oahu and one neighbor island site to expand existing crisis response services. Appropriates funds. Sunsets 12/31/2025. (CD1)
(S) 6/14/2023- Act 089, 06/14/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1190). SAIKI, AIU, AMATO, BELATTI, CHUN, COCHRAN, GANADEN, GARRETT, GATES, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, ILAGAN, KAHALOA, KAPELA, KILA, KITAGAWA, KOBAYASHI, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MARTINEZ, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, PERRUSO, POEPOE, QUINLAN, SAYAMA, TAKAYAMA, TAKENOUCHI, TAM, TARNAS, TODD, WOODSON, YAMASHITA HHS, WAM
HB950 HD1 SD1 CD1
DOH; Assisted Community Treatment; Attorney General; Petitions; Extensions of Treatment; Family Court; Online Hearings
RELATING TO ASSISTED COMMUNITY TREATMENT ORDERS.
Authorizes psychiatrists or advanced practice registered nurses, after examination of a person for assisted community treatment indication, to request assistance from the attorney general to file an assisted community treatment petition. Authorizes the family court to use online hearings for assisted community treatment petitions. Clarifies provision of notice for assisted community treatment petitions. Authorizes any interested party to request assistance from the attorney general to file a petition for an extension of assisted community treatment. Extends the time period that a family court may order continued assisted community treatment. Reduces the time period that a family court needs to determine whether assisted community treatment should continue. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2023- Act 153, 06/29/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1256). SAIKI, AIU, AMATO, BELATTI, CHUN, COCHRAN, GANADEN, GARRETT, GATES, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, ILAGAN, KAHALOA, KAPELA, KILA, KITAGAWA, KOBAYASHI, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MARTINEZ, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, PERRUSO, POEPOE, QUINLAN, SAYAMA, TAKAYAMA, TAKENOUCHI, TAM, TARNAS, TODD, WOODSON, YAMASHITA HHS, JDC  SB981
HB951 HD1 SD1
Rental Housing Revolving Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HOUSING.
Deposits funds into the Rental Housing Revolving Fund to be used to provide grants or loans to mixed-income rental projects or units qualifying individuals and families. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 4/24/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 839). SAIKI, AIU, AMATO, BELATTI, CHUN, COCHRAN, GANADEN, GARRETT, GATES, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, ILAGAN, KAHALOA, KAPELA, KILA, KITAGAWA, KOBAYASHI, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MARTINEZ, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, PERRUSO, POEPOE, QUINLAN, SAYAMA, TAKAYAMA, TAKENOUCHI, TAM, TARNAS, TODD, WOODSON, YAMASHITA HOU, WAM
HB953 HD1 SD1 CD1
Department of Land and Natural Resources; Recreational Activities; Commercial Activities; Permits; Licenses; Reservations; Fees; Website; Mobile Application; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
Requires DLNR to develop and publish a website and mobile application that includes the application processes, including a means of collecting any fees, for a permit, license, or reservation needed to conduct recreational and commercial activities in the State. Requires DLNR to make available existing application processes in a digital format to be used on the website and mobile application. Appropriates funds for the establishment of the website and mobile application. (CD1)
(S) 7/5/2023- Act 182, 07/03/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1285). SAIKI, AIU, AMATO, BELATTI, CHUN, COCHRAN, GANADEN, GARRETT, GATES, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, ILAGAN, KAHALOA, KAPELA, KILA, KITAGAWA, KOBAYASHI, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MARTINEZ, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, PERRUSO, POEPOE, QUINLAN, SAYAMA, TAKAYAMA, TAKENOUCHI, TAM, TARNAS, TODD, WOODSON, YAMASHITA WAL, TOU, FIN
HB954 HD2 SD2 CD1
Household and Dependent Care Services Tax Credit; Earned Income Tax Credit; Refundable Food/excise Tax Credit
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Increases the household and dependent care services tax credit for five years. Increases the refundable earned income tax credit for five years. Increases the income thresholds and credit amounts of the refundable food/excise tax credit for five years. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2023- Act 163, 06/30/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1266). SAIKI, AIU, AMATO, BELATTI, CHUN, COCHRAN, GANADEN, GARRETT, GATES, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, ILAGAN, KAHALOA, KAPELA, KILA, KITAGAWA, KOBAYASHI, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MARTINEZ, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, PERRUSO, POEPOE, QUINLAN, SAYAMA, TAKAYAMA, TAKENOUCHI, TAM, TARNAS, TODD, WOODSON, YAMASHITA WAM
HB960 HD1 SD2 CD1
School Facilities Authority; DOE; Prekindergarten Facilities; Fund Transfers; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO THE SCHOOL FACILITIES AUTHORITY.
Explicitly includes prekindergarten facilities within the scope of authority of the School Facilities Authority. Transfers $200,000,000 of general funds previously appropriated to the School Facilities Authority of the Department of Education to the School Facilities Special Fund for FY 2023-2024. Appropriates funds out of the School Facilities Special Fund for the School Facilities Authority to expand access to eligible children for prekindergarten. (CD1)
(S) 7/3/2023- Act 175, 07/03/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1278). YAMASHITA, CHUN, COCHRAN, GARRETT, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, ILAGAN, KAHALOA, KILA, KITAGAWA, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MORIKAWA, ONISHI, POEPOE, SAYAMA, TAKAYAMA, TAKENOUCHI, TARNAS, TODD EDU, WAM  SB826
HB961 HD1 SD2 CD1
Preschool Open Doors; Executive Office on Early Learning ($)
RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING.
Expands the types of entities from which a Preschool Open Doors service provider may obtain accreditation. Beginning 1/1/2024, expands the Preschool Open Doors Program application process to eligible 3year-old children. (CD1)
(S) 7/3/2023- Act 171, 07/03/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1274). YAMASHITA, COCHRAN, GARRETT, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KAHALOA, KILA, KITAGAWA, KOBAYASHI, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, POEPOE, SAYAMA, TAKAYAMA, TAKENOUCHI, TARNAS, TODD EDU, WAM  SB1023
HB963 HD1 SD1
Department of Budget and Finance; Broadband Funds; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO BROADBAND.
Appropriates general fund moneys that are required to match federal moneys for broadband programs. Appropriates moneys received by the State from the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act for the broadband equity, access, and deployment program. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(H) 4/25/2023- Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Wednesday, 04-26-23 3:40PM in conference room 229. YAMASHITA EET, WAM  SB829
HB964 HD1 SD2 CD1
Apostilles; Certifications; Fees; Special Fund; Appropriations; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO THE CERTIFICATION OF DOCUMENTS.
Establishes a fee of $10 for the issuance of an apostille or non-apostille certification and establishes the apostilles and certifications special fund. Authorizes the Office of the Lieutenant Governor to expend moneys in the fund for operational expenses. Appropriates funds into the special fund. Effective 1/1/2024. (CD1)
(S) 7/7/2023- Vetoed on 07-07-23 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1369). YAMASHITA GVO, WAM  SB828
HB968 HD1 SD1 CD1
UH; Pamantasan Council; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Appropriates funds to establish positions for the University of Hawaii Pamantasan Council. (CD1)
(S) 6/7/2023- Act 064, 06/07/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1164). BELATTI, AMATO, GANADEN, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ILAGAN, KAPELA, KILA, KOBAYASHI, LAMOSAO, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, POEPOE, TAM HRE, WAM  SB959
HB971 HD2 SD1
Agricultural Emergency Loans; HDOA; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LOANS.
Establishes the agricultural emergency loan revolving fund, to be administered by the Department of Agriculture, to fund Class "D" loans. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) AEN, WAM  SB1269
HB972 HD1 SD1 CD1
Revenue; Animal Industry Special Fund; State Veterinary Laboratory
RELATING TO THE ANIMAL INDUSTRY SPECIAL FUND.
Adds revenue generated by the State Veterinary Laboratory and Animal Disease Control Branch as sources for the Animal Industry Special Fund and clarifies that the funds from the special fund may be expended to make laboratory improvements. (CD1)
(S) 7/5/2023- Act 215, 07/05/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1318). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) AEN, WAM  SB1270
HB973 HD2 SD1 CD1
Hemp; Department of Agriculture; Administrative Rules
RELATING TO HEMP.
Repeals the requirement for additional rules by the Department of Agriculture to address nuisance issues, including smell, noise, and excessive lighting arising out of the activities of hemp growers. (CD1)
(H) 5/2/2023- Recommitted to Conference committee as amended in CD 1 with none voting no and none excused. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) AEN, CPN  SB1271
HB974 HD1 SD1
HDOA; Program Specialist Position; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Establishes a program specialist position within the Department of Agriculture and appropriates moneys to fund the position. Requires the grant specialist to prioritize assistance for farmers and ranchers who produce local food, at least some portion of which is consumed within the State. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) AEN, WAM  SB1272
HB977 HD1 SD1
Purchases of Health and Human Services; Community Council
RELATING TO PURCHASES OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Abolishes the Community Council on Purchase of Health and Human Services. (SD1)
(S) 6/1/2023- Act 044, 06/01/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1144). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHS/GVO, JDC  SB1275
HB978 HD2 SD2 CD1
Procurement; Treatment Purchase of Services; Small Purchase Threshold
RELATING TO PURCHASES OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Transfers certain duties from the administrator of the State Procurement Office to the heads of health and human services purchasing agencies. Changes the small purchase threshold for health and human services. (CD1)
(S) 6/1/2023- Act 045, 06/01/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1145). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) GVO/HHS, WAM  SB1276
HB980 SD1
Forfeiture; Bond or Recognizance
RELATING TO FORFEITURE PURSUANT TO SECTION 804-51, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
Allows notice of a bond or recognizance forfeiture to be sent to either the surety (bond company) or surety insurer (insurance company), by certified mail, to start the thirty-day forfeiture countdown for the surety or surety insurer to locate and surrender a principal (criminal defendant) or file a motion or application to set aside the bond or recognizance forfeiture. Provides the State with an avenue to appeal when the court grants a motion or application to set aside a bail bond forfeiture. (SD1)
(S) 6/30/2023- Act 154, 06/29/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1257). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC  SB1278
HB982 HD1 SD2
Cigarette Tax Stamp Fees; Tobacco Enforcement Special Fund; Hawaii Tobacco Settlement Special Fund
RELATING TO FUNDING FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TOBACCO ENFORCEMENT UNIT.
Amends the amount of funding for the tobacco enforcement special fund administered by the Department of the Attorney General by: amending the amount of funds that the tobacco enforcement special fund can carry over at the end of the fiscal year; increasing the cigarette tax stamp fee and concurrently increasing the percentage of the cigarette tax stamp fee deposited to the tobacco enforcement special fund; and amending the amount of funds to be deposited to the credit of the tobacco enforcement special fund from the Hawaii tobacco settlement special fund. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHS, WAM/JDC  SB1280
HB983 SD2
Criminal Proceedings; Public Servant; Government; Time Limitations
RELATING TO TIME LIMITATIONS.
Defines the term "public servant" in section 701-108, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to clarify the scope and applicability of provisions related to the time limitations to bring prosecution based on misconduct in office. (SD2)
(S) 6/23/2023- Act 124, 06/23/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1225). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LBT, JDC  SB1281
HB986 HD1 SD1 CD1
Penal Code; Official Misconduct; Offenses Against Public Administration
RELATING TO OFFICIAL MISCONDUCT.
Establishes the class C felony offense of official misconduct to prohibit a person, in the person's official capacity, from acting or refraining from performing an official duty with the intent to obtain a benefit other than the person's lawful compensation, or submitting or inviting reliance on any false statement, document, or record. (CD1)
(S) 6/23/2023- Act 130, 06/23/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1231). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC  SB1284
HB989 HD1 SD1
DBEDT; Building Renovations; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM.
Makes an appropriation to authorize general funds for the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism for expenses related to building renovations. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 4/24/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 839). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) EET, WAM  SB1287
HB991 HD1 SD1
HTDC; Small Business Innovation Research Grant Program; Small Business Technology Transfer Grant Program; Manufacturing Development Grant Program
RELATING TO THE HAWAII TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
Amends the composition of the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation Board of Directors to include the Chairperson of the Board of Regents of the University of Hawaii, unless the Chairperson, with the approval of the Board of Regents, designates another Regent to serve. Changes the cap for awards to assist businesses applying for the Small Business Innovation Research Grant Program and the Small Business Technology Transfer Grant Program of the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation to an unspecified amount. Adds purchasing of renewable energy systems as an eligible expense, and clarifies that training on both new and existing manufacturing equipment is an eligible expense, for the Manufacturing Development Grant Program of the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(S) 4/25/2023- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 858). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) EET, WAM  SB1289
HB992 HD1 SD1 CD1
Affordable Homeownership Revolving Fund; Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation
RELATING TO THE AFFORDABLE HOMEOWNERSHIP REVOLVING FUND.
Clarifies that certain funds appropriated pursuant to Act 88, SLH 2021, as amended by Act 248, SLH 2022, shall be deposited into the affordable homeownership revolving fund for the purposes for which the revolving fund was established. (CD1)
(S) 6/21/2023- Act 093, 06/21/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1194). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HOU, WAM  SB1290
HB994 HD1 SD1
Office of Planning and Sustainable Development; Land Use; Rural District Study; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO LAND USE.
Requires the Office of Planning and Sustainable Development to conduct a study to refine rural district policies and make recommendations to facilitate the reclassification of lands from the agricultural district to the rural district. Requires reports to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 5:00PM in conference room 229. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL, WAM  SB1292
HB995 HD2 SD1
Important Agricultural Lands; Adoption of County Maps; Land Use Commission; Farm Cluster Housing
RELATING TO IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
Clarifies the decision-making process for the adoption by the Land use Commission of county maps for the designation of important agricultural lands. Repeals the provision for farm dwelling and employee housing on important agricultural lands and adopts a new provision for farm cluster housing to incentivize the designation of lands as important agricultural lands. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAL, JHA, FIN  SB1293
HB999 HD1 SD2 CD1
HTDC; Board of Directors; Economic Diversification; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
Amends the composition of the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation Board of Directors to include the Chairperson of the Board of Regents of the University of Hawaii, unless the Chairperson, with the approval of the Board of Regents, designates another Regent to serve. Establishes a public policy framework that addresses state goals in the area of economic diversification. Appropriates funds to the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation to implement specific projects that address those goals. Requires the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation to submit annual reports to the Legislature. (CD1)
(S) 7/7/2023- Vetoed on 07-07-23 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1370). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) EET, WAM  SB1297
HB1000 HD1 SD1 CD1
Public Employment Cost Items; BU-1 and BU-10; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining units (1) and (10) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2023-2025. (CD1)
(S) 6/1/2023- Act 030, 06/01/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1130). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LBT, WAM  SB1298
HB1001 HD1 SD1 CD1
Public Employment Cost Items; BU-2, BU-3, BU-4, BU-6, BU-8, BU9, BU-13, and BU-14; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining units (2), (3), (4), (6), (8), (9), (13), and (14) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2023-2025. (CD1)
(S) 6/1/2023- Act 031, 06/01/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1131). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LBT, WAM  SB1299
HB1002 HD1 SD1
Public Employment Cost Items; BU-3 ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (3) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2023-2025. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(S) 4/24/2023- Senate Conferees Appointed: Moriwaki Chair; Keith-Agaran Co-Chair; Fevella. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LBT, WAM  SB1300
HB1003 HD1 SD1
Public Employment Cost Items; BU-4 ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (4) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2023-2025. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(S) 4/24/2023- Senate Conferees Appointed: Moriwaki Chair; Keith-Agaran Co-Chair; Fevella. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LBT, WAM  SB1301
HB1004 HD1 SD1 CD1
Public Employment Cost Items; BU-5; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (5) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2023-2025. (CD1)
(S) 6/1/2023- Act 032, 06/01/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1132). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LBT, WAM  SB1302
HB1005 HD1 SD1
Public Employment Cost Items; BU-6 ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (6) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2023-2025. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(S) 4/24/2023- Senate Conferees Appointed: Moriwaki Chair; Keith-Agaran Co-Chair; Fevella. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LBT, WAM  SB1303
HB1006 HD1 SD1 CD1
Public Employment Cost Items; BU-7; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (7) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2023-2025. (CD1)
(S) 6/1/2023- Act 033, 06/01/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1133). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LBT, WAM  SB1304
HB1007 HD1 SD1
Public Employment Cost Items; BU-8 ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (8) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2023-2025. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(S) 4/24/2023- Senate Conferees Appointed: Moriwaki Chair; Keith-Agaran Co-Chair; Fevella. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LBT, WAM  SB1305
HB1008 HD1 SD1
Public Employment Cost Items; BU-9 ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (9) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2023-2025. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(S) 4/24/2023- Senate Conferees Appointed: Moriwaki Chair; Keith-Agaran Co-Chair; Fevella. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LBT, WAM  SB1306
HB1009 HD1 SD1
Public Employment Cost Items; BU-10 ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (10) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2023-2025. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(S) 4/24/2023- Senate Conferees Appointed: Moriwaki Chair; Keith-Agaran Co-Chair; Fevella. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LBT, WAM  SB1307
HB1010 HD1 SD1 CD1
Public Employment Cost Items; BU-11; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (11) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2023-2025. (CD1)
(S) 6/1/2023- Act 034, 06/01/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1134). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LBT, WAM  SB1308
HB1011 HD1 SD1
Public Employment Cost Items; BU-13; Legislative Branch ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (13) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2023-2025. Provides appropriations for public employment cost items of the Legislative Branch for fiscal biennium 2023-2025. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(S) 4/24/2023- Senate Conferees Appointed: Moriwaki Chair; Keith-Agaran Co-Chair; Fevella. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LBT, WAM  SB1309
HB1012 HD1 SD1
Public Employment Cost Items; BU-14 ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (14) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative for fiscal biennium 2023-2025. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(S) 4/24/2023- Senate Conferees Appointed: Moriwaki Chair; Keith-Agaran Co-Chair; Fevella. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LBT, WAM  SB1310
HB1018 HD1 SD1 CD1
State Funds; Governor; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO STATE FUNDS.
Amends various general fund appropriations to help the State meet its American Rescue Plan Act maintenance of effort obligations. Effective 6/29/2023. (CD1)
(S) 6/1/2023- Act 035, 06/01/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1135). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAM  SB1316
HB1020 SD1 CD1
Department of Budget and Finance; Unclaimed Property Program
RELATING TO PAYMENT OF CLAIMS OF THE UNCLAIMED PROPERTY PROGRAM.
Increases from $1,300,000 to $3,000,000 the amount of moneys that may be carried over on June 30 of each fiscal year in the unclaimed property trust fund. Effective 6/29/2023. (CD1)
(S) 6/1/2023- Act 036, 06/01/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1136). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAM  SB1318
HB1022 HD1 SD1 CD1
Funds; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO FUNDING ADJUSTMENTS FOR STATE PROGRAMS.
Appropriates funds to various programs to cover anticipated operating shortfalls due to the limited ability of a department to transfer funds between programs of that department. (CD1)
(S) 6/1/2023- Act 037, 06/01/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1137). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAM  SB1320
HB1027 HD2 SD1 CD1
Money Transmitter; Money Transmission; Permissible Investments; Tangible Net Worth; Division of Financial Institutions
RELATING TO MONEY TRANSMITTERS MODERNIZATION ACT.
Enables timely, coordinated, and efficient regulation of money transmission companies to achieve financial stability and economic growth, while providing consumer protection. Allows the State to share resources, data, and technology tools with other states to create a stronger multi-state system of financial regulation. (CD1)
(S) 7/5/2023- Act 183, 07/03/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1286). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPN  SB1325
HB1033 HD1 SD1 CD1
State Building Code Council; HI-EMA; Members
RELATING TO THE STATE BUILDING CODE COUNCIL.
Adds to the state building code council a voting member representing the Hawaii emergency management agency. (CD1)
(S) 7/5/2023- Act 184, 07/03/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1287). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  SB1331
HB1035 HD1 SD1
Homeland Security; Confidentiality of Critical Infrastructure Information
RELATING TO HOMELAND SECURITY.
Establishes protections for critical infrastructure information that is received or maintained by the Office of Homeland Security for use regarding the security of critical infrastructure. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(H) 4/26/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-27-23 10:45AM in conference room 229. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) PSM, JDC  SB1333
HB1036 HD1 SD1
Office of Homeland Security; Hawaii State Fusion Center; Department of Law Enforcement
RELATING TO HOMELAND SECURITY.
Formally establishes the Hawaii State Fusion Center as a program under the Office of Homeland Security to be transferred to the Department of Law Enforcement on 1/1/2024, and delineates its roles and responsibilities. (SD1)
(S) 7/5/2023- Act 185, 07/03/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1288). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) PSM, JDC/WAM  SB1334
HB1037 HD2 SD1 CD1
Statewide Interoperable Communications Executive Committee; Department of Law Enforcement
RELATING TO STATEWIDE INTEROPERABLE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS.
Amends provisions related to the Statewide Interoperable Communications Executive Committee to reflect the migration of the Office of Homeland Security from the Department of Defense to the Department of Law Enforcement on 1/1/2024. Effective 1/1/2024. (CD1)
(S) 7/5/2023- Act 186, 07/03/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1289). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) PSM/GVO, WAM  SB1335
HB1045 HD1 SD1 CD1
Department of Education; Enrollment; Certificate of Release
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Requires a minor student's parent or legal guardian, rather than the student, to produce the required student records when transferring schools. Clarifies that emancipated minors may produce the required student records when transferring schools. Clarifies that the transfer process is the same whether a transfer is within the same complex area or to another complex area. Exempts students eligible for assistance provided under the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act of 1987 from producing required student records when transferring schools. Effective 1/1/2024. (CD1)
(S) 7/3/2023- Act 168, 07/03/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1271). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) EDU, JDC  SB1343
HB1046 HD2 SD2
Educational Health Services; Medication Administration; School Health Assistants; Exceptions
RELATING TO EDUCATIONAL HEALTH SERVICES.
Replaces the term "school health aides" with "school health assistants" to reflect recent changes to the job title. Authorizes the administration of medication to public school students by school health assistants with the approval of a health care professional within the Department of Education, the Department of Health, or a health care service pursuant to a written agreement with the Department of Education. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 4/24/2023- Senate Conferees Appointed: Kidani Chair; Keohokalole Co-Chair; Richards. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) EDU, CPN  SB1344
HB1049 HD2 SD2
Income Tax; Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit; Refundable Earned Income Tax Credit; Refundable Food/Excise Tax Credit
RELATING TO INCOME TAX.
Increases the applicable percentage of employment-related expenses that is used to calculate the amount of the child and dependent care tax credit. Increases the cap amount on employment-related expenses that may be used to claim the child and dependent care tax credit. Annually adjusts the threshold amount of the child and dependent care tax credit by a cost-of-living adjustment factor. Increases the amount of the refundable earned income tax credit. Increases the income thresholds and credit amounts of the refundable food/excise tax credit. Sunsets these tax credits on December 31, 2028. (SD2)
(H) 4/26/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 983). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAM  SB1347
HB1058 HD1 SD1
Department of Hawaiian Home Lands; Adoption
RELATING TO ADOPTION.
Requires an adopted individual to be considered a child of both the adopted and natural parents for the sole purpose of determining familial relationships for purposes of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act. (SD1)
(S) 7/5/2023- Act 187, 07/03/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1290). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HWN, JDC  SB1356
HB1079 HD2 SD2 CD1
Water Pollution Control; State Waters; Water Quality Certifications
RELATING TO WATER POLLUTION CONTROL.
Revises chapter 342D, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to add definitions that are consistent with federal Clean Water Act regulations. Clarifies the Director of Health's role as a certifying agency, including enforcement of water quality certifications, and increases certain statutory civil penalties. (CD1)
(S) 7/6/2023- Act 233, 07/06/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1336). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL, JDC/WAM  SB1377
HB1081 HD1 SD1
Care Homes; Penalties; Unlicensed Operators; Department of Health
RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR UNLICENSED CARE HOMES.
Clarifies the penalty to be assessed on any person who intentionally operates a care facility without a certificate or license. (SD1)
(S) 7/7/2023- Act 251, 07/07/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1354). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPN, JDC  SB1379
HB1082 HD3 SD2 CD1
Medical Cannabis; Medical Cannabis Dispensaries; Written Certification; Waiting Rooms; Rulemaking Authority; Fee Structure; Signage; Security; Retail Dispensing Locations; Production Centers; Education and Training; Violations
RELATING TO MEDICAL CANNABIS.
Authorizes the department of health to allow a patient's written certification to be valid for three years. Defines "waiting room" within a medical cannabis retail dispensing location and clarifies public access to the waiting room. Amends the rulemaking authority for dispensary-to-dispensary sales. Permits a selling dispensary to transport an amount other than eight hundred ounces of cannabis or manufactured cannabis products with prior approval of the department of health. Amends the dispensary program licensing fee structure. Adds or clarifies requirements for the dispensary program related to signage, packaging, security requirements and restrictions regarding waiting rooms, permitted types of manufactured cannabis products, supervision of certain personnel while onsite at retail dispensing locations or medical cannabis production centers, and the department of health's education and training program. Clarifies penalties for violations of the dispensary law. Makes various housekeeping amendments. (CD1)
(S) 6/22/2023- Act 108, 06/22/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1209). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) HHS/CPN, JDC/WAM  SB1380
HB1087 HD2 SD2
Wage and Hour Law; Employee; Guaranteed Compensation; Employer Recordkeeping
RELATING TO THE WAGE AND HOUR LAW.
Amends the definition of "employee" in Hawaii's wage and hour law by repealing the definition's categorical exclusion of any employee who receives guaranteed compensation totaling $2,000 or more a month. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LGO, JHA, FIN  SB1385
HB1088 HD1 SD1 CD1
Commission on Water Resource Management; Water Shortage and Emergency; Declaration; Notice
RELATING TO DECLARATION OF WATER SHORTAGE AND EMERGENCY.
Amends the conditions, manner, and areas in which the Commission on Water Resource Management of the Department of Land and Natural Resources can declare and provide notice of water shortages and emergencies. (CD1)
(S) 7/7/2023- Vetoed on 07-07-23 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1371). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL, JDC  SB1386
HB1090 HD1 SD1 CD1
Ocean Recreation Commercial Permits; Department of Land and Natural Resources
RELATING TO OCEAN RECREATION COMMERCIAL PERMITS.
Specifies the methods by which the Department of Land and Natural Resources can issue new ocean recreation commercial permits and renew existing ocean recreation commercial permits. Specifies that new permits for ocean recreation management areas and facilities where a permit limit is implemented shall be issued by the method and order set specified, until the limit is reached. For renewal of existing permits in ocean recreation management areas and facilities where a permit limit is implemented, bases renewal of a commercial permit on seniority, until the limit is reached. (CD1)
(S) 7/7/2023- Vetoed on 07-07-23 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1372). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL, JDC/WAM  SB1388
HB1091 HD2 SD2 CD1
Residential Real Property Transactions; Mandatory Seller Disclosures; Shoreline Erosion Control Structures
RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY DISCLOSURES WITHIN SHORELINE AREAS.
Requires disclosure of all existing permitted and unpermitted erosion control structures on the parcel in real estate transactions when residential real property lies adjacent to the shoreline. Effective 11/1/2023. (CD1)
(S) 7/6/2023- Act 231, 07/06/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1334). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL, CPN  SB1389
HB1097 HD2 SD1
Uniform Controlled Substances Act
RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT.
Updates the Uniform Controlled Substances Act by adding substances scheduled under federal law. (SD1)
(S) 6/30/2023- Act 162, 06/29/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1265). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC  SB1395
HB1100 HD1 SD2
Conformity to the Internal Revenue Code for 2022; Income Tax; Estate and Generation-skipping Transfer Tax
RELATING TO CONFORMITY TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.
Conforms Hawaii income and estate and generation-skipping transfer tax laws to the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended as of 12/31/2022. (SD2)
(S) 6/5/2023- Act 056, 06/05/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1156). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC, WAM  SB1398
HB1101 HD1 SD1 CD1
Stormwater Fees; Department of Transportation; Aggregate Fee Cap Amount
RELATING TO STORMWATER FEES.
Establishes a fee cap amount for county stormwater user fees that may be charged against or collected from the Department of Transportation of $1,500,000 in the aggregate per year. Prohibits any county from denying services to the Department of Transportation by reason of nonpayment of user fees. (CD1)
(S) 7/6/2023- Act 234, 07/06/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1337). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WTL/AEN, JDC/WAM  SB1399
HB1104 HD1 SD1
Motor Vehicles; Vehicle Weight Enforcement; Violations
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES ENFORCEMENT.
Repeals exemption relating to the issuance of citations for violations of section 291-35, HRS, relating to vehicle gross weight, axle, and wheel loads. (SD1)
(S) 7/6/2023- Act 240, 07/06/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1343). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) TCA, JDC  SB1402
HB1108 HD1 SD1
Commercial Motor Vehicle; Penalties and Fines
RELATING TO COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE FINES.
Amends the law relating to vehicle weight violations by replacing the fine schedule and increasing the potential fines based on multitude and magnitude of vehicle weight violations. (SD1)
(S) 7/6/2023- Act 241, 07/06/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1344). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) TCA, JDC/WAM  SB1406
HB1113 HD1 SD1 CD1
Drug and Alcohol Toxicology Testing Laboratory; Special Fund; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO THE DRUG AND ALCOHOL TOXICOLOGY TESTING LABORATORY.
Authorizes moneys in the state highway fund to be expended to maintain the drug and alcohol toxicology testing laboratory. Authorizes moneys in the drug and alcohol toxicology testing laboratory special fund to be administered and expended by the Department of Transportation or appropriated as a grant-in-aid to a qualifying county emergency services department to support the laboratory. Appropriates funds for the laboratory. Requires reports to the Legislature. (CD1)
(S) 6/30/2023- Act 148, 06/29/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1251). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) TCA, WAM  SB1411
HB1131 HD1 SD2
Hawaii Correctional System Oversight Commission; Corrections; Inmates; Programming; Gender Parity; Study; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO GENDER PARITY IN PROGRAMS FOR INCARCERATED WOMEN.
Appropriates funds to the Hawaii Correctional System Oversight Commission to study all programming offered to persons incarcerated at correctional facilities and convene a group of incarcerated women for the purpose of identifying gaps in the programming offered to female inmates. Requires that the study be submitted to the Legislature by 6/30/2024. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 HASHEM, CHUN, GANADEN, ICHIYAMA, MORIKAWA, POEPOE PSM/HRE, WAM  SB711
HB1132 HD1 SD1
Corrections; Oversight; Coordinator; Meetings; Investigations
RELATING TO THE HAWAII CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM OVERSIGHT COMMISSION.
Requires members of the Hawaii Correctional System Oversight Commission be subject to the advice and consent of the Senate. Extends the term of the Oversight Coordinator for the Hawaii Correctional System Oversight Commission. Requires the Commission to publish a summary of an investigation and any action taken by the Commission in response. Authorizes the Commission to hold a meeting closed to the public to discuss with the Oversight Coordinator a complaint investigated when necessary to maintain confidentiality, under certain conditions. Broadens the Oversight Coordinator's power to make inquiries, obtain information, and inspect the premises of agencies and correctional facilities. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 HASHEM, CHUN, GANADEN, ICHIYAMA, KILA, KITAGAWA, LAMOSAO, MORIKAWA, POEPOE, TAKAYAMA, TAKENOUCHI, Garrett, Kobayashi PSM, JDC  SB455
HB1134 HD2 SD1 CD1
Kaneohe Bay; Restrictions; Commercial Ocean Use Activities; Commercial Ocean Recreational Equipment; Permits
RELATING TO KANEOHE BAY.
Prohibits commercial ocean use activity in Kaneohe Bay waters without a permit. Prohibits any person from advertising any commercial ocean use activity or equipment for such activity in Kaneohe Bay waters for which the person does not have a permit. Establishes enforcement mechanisms for the prohibitions. (CD1)
(S) 7/6/2023- Act 232, 07/06/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1335). KITAGAWA, ICHIYAMA, MATAYOSHI, NAKASHIMA, Amato, Poepoe WAL, JHA, FIN  SB1265
HB1148 HD1 SD2
Mental Health Technician Certificate of Competence Program; Governor; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
Appropriates moneys to the Office of the Governor to establish 1 temporary full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) mental health technician certificate of competence program coordinator position. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. MARTEN, AMATO, GANADEN, GARRETT, HUSSEY-BURDICK, KAPELA, KILA, KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, PERRUSO, PIERICK, POEPOE, TAKENOUCHI, TAM, TARNAS, TODD HHS/HRE, WAM  SB436
HB1149 HD2 SD1
Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle; Prevention; University of Hawaii; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE COCONUT RHINOCEROS BEETLE PROGRAM.
Appropriates funds for positions and activities related to coconut rhinoceros beetle infestation control. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 MARTEN, AMATO, GANADEN, GATES, HUSSEY-BURDICK, KAPELA, KILA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, POEPOE, TAM, TARNAS, TODD, Kobayashi AEN, WAM  SB1553
HB1156 HD2 SD2
Assisted Community Treatment; Petitions; Attorney General; Judiciary; Report; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Requires the Department of the Attorney General to assist with the preparation and filing of assisted community treatment petitions and related court proceedings for private petitioners, unless the petitioner declines the assistance. Authorizes the Family Court to use online hearings for assisted community treatment petitions. Requires the Department of the Attorney General to report to the Legislature prior to the Regular Sessions of 2024 and 2025 on the number of requests for assistance with petitions for assisted community treatment. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/30/2050. (SD2)
(S) 4/25/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 867). SAIKI HLT, JHA, FIN
HB1183 HD1 SD2 CD1
State Parks; Parking Lot Operations; Concessions; Bidding Requirements Exemptions
RELATING TO STATE PARKS.
Exempts parking lot operations at state parks and the operation of concessions at certain state parks from the bidding requirements for concessions operating on public property. (CD1)
(S) 6/8/2023- Act 072, 06/08/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1172). NAKAMURA, AIU, AMATO, BELATTI, GANADEN, GARRETT, GATES, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, KAHALOA, KAPELA, KILA, KITAGAWA, KOBAYASHI, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, POEPOE, SAYAMA, TAKAYAMA, TAKENOUCHI, TAM, TARNAS, TODD, Chun, Cochran WTL, WAM  SB963
HB1184 HD1 SD1 CD1
Procurement; Professional Services; Ranking; Qualified Persons
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
Allows agencies to rank fewer than three persons for professional services when fewer than three qualified persons respond to the solicitation or request to use alternative procurement procedures when no qualified person responds to the solicitation. (CD1)
(S) 7/5/2023- Act 188, 07/03/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1291). NAKAMURA, AMATO, CHUN, COCHRAN, GANADEN, GARRETT, HOLT, HUSSEY-BURDICK, KAHALOA, KAPELA, KILA, KOBAYASHI, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, POEPOE, TAKENOUCHI, TODD GVO, WAM  SB1465
HB1193 HD1 SD2
DBEDT; Tax Credit for Research Activities; Requirements; Survey; Certification; Caps
RELATING TO THE TAX CREDIT FOR RESEARCH ACTIVITIES.
Adds a cap for the amount of tax credits for research activities that an eligible taxpayer and the taxpayer's related entities may receive per taxable year. Consolidates the survey and certification requirements for tax credits for research activities. Amends the annual aggregate cap on tax credits for research activities that the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism may certify. Requires certification of the tax credits for research activities on a first-come, firstserved basis to be based on the date that a complete application is received, subject to certain conditions. Extends from December 31, 2024 to December 31, 2029, the sunset date for tax credits for research activities. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/20/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 914). HOLT, GATES, HASHIMOTO, KILA, KITAGAWA, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, TODD EET, WAM
HB1194 HD2 SD1
Office of Planning and Sustainable Development; Hawaii Economic Development District Planning Organization; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT PLANNING ORGANIZATION.
Establishes the Hawaii Economic Development District Planning Organization. Designates the Hawaii Economic Development District Planning Organization as the district organization for purposes of implementing the United States Economic Development Administration-approved comprehensive economic development strategy. Establishes positions. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 4/27/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 883). HOLT, BELATTI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, KAHALOA, KILA, LAMOSAO, MARTEN, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, TODD EET, WAM
HB1200 HD1 SD2 CD1
DLNR; Conservation and Resources Enforcement; Unmanned Aircraft Systems; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO THE CONSERVATION AND RESOURCES ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM.
Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to establish an unmanned aircraft systems program. Authorizes Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement officers to use unmanned aircraft systems. Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to submit an annual report of the effectiveness of the unmanned aircraft systems program to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
(S) 7/6/2023- Act 237, 07/06/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1340). TARNAS WTL, WAM/JDC
HB1205 HD1 SD1
Collective Bargaining; Recognition and Representation
RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
Specifies that exclusive representatives of public employees are not required to provide grievance representation to collective bargaining unit members who do not pay dues or dues equivalents and who decline to pay reasonable costs of the representation. (SD1)
(S) 6/30/2023- Act 150, 06/29/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1253). MATAYOSHI, BELATTI, GARRETT, HASHIMOTO, HUSSEY-BURDICK, KAPELA, KILA, MARTEN, MARTINEZ, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, TAM, Amato, Cochran, Poepoe LBT, JDC
HB1217 HD2 SD1
Cannabis; Medical Use; Patients; Caregivers; Cultivation; Grow Sites
RELATING TO MEDICAL CANNABIS.
Prohibits any person other than those authorized pursuant to chapter 329, part IX or chapter 329D, Hawaii Revised Statutes, from cultivating, producing, manufacturing, distributing, possessing, or dispensing cannabis for medical use. Clarifies that the definition of "distribution" within the definition of "medical use" is limited to the transfer of cannabis and cannabis paraphernalia from the qualifying patient's registered primary caregiver to the qualifying patient. Clarifies that the authorization for the medical use of cannabis does not apply to the cultivation, handling, or possession of a qualifying patient's cannabis for medical use, unless the person is the qualifying patient or the qualifying patient's registered primary caregiver. Increases the restriction on the number of qualifying patients who may use a grow site to fifty, unless an exemption is obtained by the Department of Health, and authorizes the Department of Public Safety to inspect grow sites for compliance. Establishes that a person who is not a qualifying patient, primary caregiver, qualifying out-of-state patient, or caregiver of a qualifying out-of-state patient or medical cannabis dispensary under chapter 329D, Hawaii Revised Statutes, shall not be afforded certain protections. Authorizes only a qualifying patient or their designated primary caregiver to cultivate cannabis after December 31, 2024. Repeals a provision in existing law that exempts certain qualifying patients from obtaining medical cannabis or manufactured cannabis products from authorized sources. Prohibits the mischaracterization or disguise of transactions arising out of the production, manufacture, sale, or distribution of cannabis intended for medical use as another type of compensation or expense. Clarifies that no qualifying patient, primary caregiver, qualifying out-of-state patient, or caregiver of a qualifying out-of-state patient shall use butane or any other...(see document for full description) (SD1)
(H) 4/19/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 909). BELATTI, AMATO, COCHRAN, GANADEN, KAPELA, LOWEN, MARTEN, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, TAKENOUCHI, TARNAS HHS, JDC/WAM  SB1570
HB1245 HD1 SD1
Emergency Medical Services; Advanced Life Support Ambulance; Central Maui; Statewide Air Ambulance Network System; Department of Health; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AMBULANCES.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Health to purchase of one advanced life support ambulance and related equipment to be based in central Maui, fund pay-related personnel costs for state-certified emergency medical services personnel, and increase the predictability and stability of available air ambulance services for all islands in the State. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(H) 4/19/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 909). HASHIMOTO, AMATO, POEPOE HHS, WAM  SB1435
HB1246 HD1 SD2
HHFDC; General Obligation Bonds; Dwelling Unit Revolving Fund; Infrastructure; Report; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HOUSING.
Authorizes the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to issue bonds for housing project infrastructure and to finance the development of regional state infrastructure projects. Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds with the funds to be deposited into the Dwelling Unit Revolving Fund. Appropriates funds into and out of the Dwelling Unit Revolving Fund. Requires a report to the Legislature on the housing units to be generated by the infrastructure projects. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(S) 4/24/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 839). HASHIMOTO, AIU HOU, WAM
HB1248 HD1 SD1
HDOA; Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; Hawaii Healthy Food Incentive Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM INCENTIVES.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for the continued administration of the Hawaii healthy food incentive program and to provide matching funds to beneficiaries who participate in the supplemental nutrition assistance program. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 KAHALOA, AMATO, GANADEN, GARRETT, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, KAPELA, KILA, KITAGAWA, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MARTINEZ, MATAYOSHI, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, PERRUSO, PIERICK, POEPOE, SAYAMA, TAM, TARNAS, TODD, Matsumoto AEN, WAM  SB1259
HB1250 HD1 SD1
HDOA; Mamaki Tea; Labeling Requirements; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO MAMAKI TEA.
Imposes labeling requirements for mamaki tea grown in the State. Appropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture to administer the mamaki tea labeling requirements. Effective 7/1/3000. (SD1)
(H) 4/18/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 903). KAHALOA, AMATO, BELATTI, GANADEN, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, KAPELA, KILA, KITAGAWA, KOBAYASHI, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, PIERICK, TAM CPN/AEN, WAM  SB1487
HB1255 HD1 SD1 CD1
SPRBs; West Maui Hospital Foundation; West Maui Hospital and Medical Center; County of Maui ($)
RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS.
Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist West Maui Hospital Foundation, Inc. in the construction of West Maui Hospital and Medical Center in the county of Maui, including any necessary infrastructure. (CD1)
(S) 6/13/2023- Act 073, 06/13/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1173). COCHRAN, AMATO, GANADEN, HUSSEY-BURDICK, POEPOE, WOODSON HHS, WAM  SB1476
HB1263 HD2 SD2
Hawaii ABLE Savings Program; Director of Finance; State Council on Developmental Disabilities; Department of Health; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII ABLE SAVINGS PROGRAM.
Repeals language that gives the director of finance discretion to use moneys in the Hawaii ABLE savings program trust fund if the director elects to accept deposits from contributors instead of sending deposits directly to the ABLE program manager. Authorizes the director of finance to expend moneys in the Hawaii ABLE savings program trust fund to provide incentive payments to Hawaii public school ABLE account owners. Appropriates moneys to fund incentive payments. Establishes and appropriates moneys to fund one full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) permanent position to provide statewide outreach, advocacy, and relationship management for the Hawaii ABLE savings program. Effective 6/30/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. SAYAMA, AMATO, BELATTI, COCHRAN, GANADEN, GARRETT, GATES, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, KAPELA, KILA, KITAGAWA, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MARTINEZ, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, PERRUSO, POEPOE, QUINLAN, TAKAYAMA, TAKENOUCHI, TAM, TODD, WOODSON, Kobayashi HHS, WAM
HB1294 HD1 SD1 CD1
Elections; Candidates; Legal Name
RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Requires the office of elections and campaign spending commission to include a candidate's legal name wherever the name requested to be printed on the ballot is used, except on the ballot. (CD1)
(S) 6/23/2023- Act 117, 06/23/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1218). KILA, AIU, BELATTI, GARRETT, KAHALOA, LAMOSAO, PERRUSO, POEPOE, QUINLAN, TAKENOUCHI, TAM, TODD, Chun JDC
HB1296 HD1 SD1
DOH; Early Intervention Services; Working Group; Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES.
Establishes an Early Intervention Services Working Group within the Department of Health to study and recommend ways to assist and support deaf and hard of hearing children, including implementation strategies. Requires a report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. KILA, AIU, CHUN, GARRETT, KAHALOA, LAMOSAO, POEPOE, TAKENOUCHI HHS, WAM
HB1300 HD2 SD1
Mental Health; Provisional Licensure; Associate Licensure; Marriage and Family Therapists; Mental Health Counselors; Psychologists; Examinations; Social Work Interns; Insurance Reimbursements; Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
Establishes provisional or associate-level licensure requirements for marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, and psychologists and authorizes insurance reimbursements in certain circumstances. Requires psychologist license applicants to possess a doctoral degree and complete certain supervised experience requirements before sitting for the licensing examination. Authorizes insurance reimbursements for services provided by a supervised social work intern in certain circumstances. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/30/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. CHUN, AMATO, COCHRAN, GANADEN, GATES, HOLT, KAHALOA, KILA, KOBAYASHI, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, NAKASHIMA, PIERICK, POEPOE, Matsumoto HHS/CPN, WAM  SB343
HB1301 HD1 SD1
University of Hawaii; Cancer Center; Multiethnic Cohort Study; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CANCER.
Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii Cancer Center to conduct a multiethnic cohort study focusing on the social determinants of health, lifestyles, environmental exposures, and resilience factors of Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, and Filipinos. Requires the Cancer Center to seek federal funding to complete the study. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-28-23 at 4:30pm in Conference Room 309. CHUN, AMATO, BELATTI, COCHRAN, GANADEN, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, KAHALOA, KAPELA, KILA, KITAGAWA, KOBAYASHI, MARTEN, MARTINEZ, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, TAKAYAMA, TAKENOUCHI, TAM HRE, WAM
HB1327 HD2 SD1
Educational Supplies; Tax Credit; Schools; Educators
RELATING TO TAX CREDITS.
Establishes a state income tax credit for qualified expenses incurred by certain individuals employed by the Department of Education, Hawaii state public library system, or as part of a head start program in a school. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(S) 4/14/2023- Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 800). WOODSON, AMATO, BELATTI, CHUN, COCHRAN, GANADEN, GARCIA, GARRETT, HASHIMOTO, KAPELA, KILA, KITAGAWA, KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, MARTEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, POEPOE, TAKENOUCHI, TAM, TARNAS, TODD, WARD WAM
HB1329 HD1 SD2 CD1
DOE; Active Shooter Training
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Requires the Department of Education to work with certain organizations to develop and implement an active shooter training program in all public and charter schools. Allows public and charter school students to decline to participate in active shooter training. (CD1)
(S) 6/2/2023- Act 053, 06/02/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1153). WOODSON, AMATO, BELATTI, GANADEN, GARCIA, GARRETT, GATES, HASHIMOTO, KAHALOA, KILA, KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, MARTEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, ONISHI, TAKENOUCHI, TAM, TARNAS, TODD, WARD, Cochran, Poepoe EDU, WAM
HB1340 HD2 SD2
Temporary Breakthrough Therapy Designation Advisory Council; Department of Health; Mental Health
RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
Requires the Director of Health to establish a Temporary Breakthrough Therapy Designation Advisory Council within 3 months of certain breakthrough therapy designation approvals by the United States Food and Drug Administration. (SD2)
(H) 4/27/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 2:30PM in conference room 329. TAM, AMATO, BELATTI, COCHRAN, GANADEN, GATES, HASHIMOTO, KAPELA, KILA, LOWEN, MARTEN, MIZUNO, POEPOE, Matayoshi HLT, CPC, FIN  SB1531
HB1356 HD1 SD1
Adult Residential Care Homes; Developmental Disabilities Domiciliary Homes; Medicaid; Enhanced Payments; COVID-19 Costs; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO MEDICAID PATIENT CARE.
Appropriates funds to provide enhanced payments for coronavirus disease 2019-related costs and lost revenues to adult residential care homes and developmental disabilities domiciliary homes that are caring for residents who receive Medicaid benefits, under certain conditions. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(H) 4/24/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 975). LAMOSAO, MARTINEZ HHS, WAM
HB1357 HD1 SD2
CCFFH; ARCH; DDDOM; Adult Foster Homes; Department of Human Services; State Supplemental Payments
RELATING TO CARE HOMES.
Beginning on 7/1/2023, requires that the state supplemental payment for type 1 adult residential care homes, licensed developmental disabilities domiciliary homes, community care foster family homes, and certified adult foster homes not exceed $767. Beginning on 7/1/2023, requires that the state supplemental payment for type II adult residential care homes not exceed $875. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-28-23 at 04:30pm in Conference Room 309. LAMOSAO, MARTINEZ HHS, WAM
HB1359 HD2 SD2 CD1
Hemp Producers; Cannabis; Licensing; Labeling; Appropriations; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO HEMP.
Repeals redundant regulations on hemp production to reduce costs for the State and Hawaii farmers. Amends the hemp law in a manner that recognizes the unique constraints of Hawaii farmers, while protecting human health. Allows licensed hemp producers to sell hemp biomass. Requires transparency in labeling of hemp products to identify the percentage of Hawaiigrown hemp or hemp from outside the State in all hemp products. Establishes the Hawaii Hemp Task Force. Requires and appropriates funds for the Department of Agriculture to hire a hemp consultant to recommend infrastructure improvements on each island. Requires and appropriates moneys for the Department of Health to hire or consult a toxicologist or consultant familiar with hemp industry standards for the purpose of setting defined action limits or exposure levels for different types of hemp products. Extends the State's hemp processor law through 7/1/2027. Repeals on 7/1/2027. (CD1)
(S) 7/12/2023- Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 263, 07/11/2023, (Gov. Msg. No. 1377). MORIKAWA, AMATO, COCHRAN, HUSSEY-BURDICK, LOWEN, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO AEN/CPN, WAM/JDC  SB1548
HB1363 HD3 SD2 CD1
Surcharge on State Tax; Extension; Amendment; Housing Infrastructure
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Extends the period within which a county may adopt a surcharge on state tax, under certain conditions, from 3/31/2019 to 12/31/2023. Authorizes, in certain instances, the use of county surcharge revenues for housing infrastructure in counties having a population of 500,000 or less. Temporarily authorizes counties that have previously adopted a surcharge on state tax to amend the uses of the surcharge. (CD1)
(S) 6/1/2023- Act 048, 06/01/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1148). YAMASHITA HOU/PSM, WAM  SB1568
HB1366 HD1 SD2 CD2
DHS; Homelessness; Return-to-Home Pilot Program; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
Requires the department of human services to establish a three-year return-to-home pilot program to provide eligible homeless individuals with assistance in being reunited with family and relatives in their home state. Sunsets 1/1/2026. Appropriates funds. (CD2)
(S) 6/21/2023- Act 094, 06/21/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1195). MIZUNO, AMATO, GANADEN, KAHALOA, KILA, MARTEN, POEPOE, Cochran, Kobayashi HHS, WAM
HB1369 HD1 SD2 CD1
Nursing Facility Sustainability Program; Nursing Facility Sustainability Fee; Special Fund; Nursing Facility Tax; Long-Term Care; Department of Human Services; Repeal; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO NURSING FACILITIES.
Repeals the sunset dates of Act 156, SLH 2012, and Act 124, SLH 2014, to make the nursing facility sustainability program permanent and permanently exempt the nursing sustainability program special fund from the central service and administrative expenses assessments. Makes various amendments to the nursing facility sustainability program and nursing facility sustainability special fund. Repeals the nursing facility tax. Appropriates funds out of the nursing facility sustainability program special fund. (CD1)
(S) 6/22/2023- Act 109, 06/22/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1210). MIZUNO, AMATO, BELATTI, COCHRAN, GANADEN, GARRETT, GATES, KAHALOA, KAPELA, KILA, KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, MARTEN, MATSUMOTO, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, PIERICK, POEPOE, SOUZA, TODD HHS, WAM  SB314
HB1371 HD1 SD1
DLNR; Sand Island State Recreation Area; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE SAND ISLAND STATE RECREATION AREA.
Appropriates funds to the department of land and natural resources to prepare a master plan for the Sand Island state recreation area. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(S) 4/24/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 839). HOLT, HUSSEY-BURDICK, KAHALOA, KILA, MARTINEZ, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, TODD WTL, WAM
HB1373 HD2 SD2
Creative Industries; Workforce Development Incentive; Rebate Program; DBEDT; Tax Credits; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.
Beginning 1/1/2024, requires the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to administer a Workforce Development Incentive Rebate Program that incentivizes local independent film and television productions. Establishes a new Film Studio Tax Credit. Amends the administration of the Motion Picture, Digital Media, and Film Production Income Tax Credit by increasing the tax credit cap from $50,000,000 to $75,000,000 for calendar year 2024 and eliminating the ability for credits exceeding the tax cap to be allowed to be claimed after December 31, 2024. Appropriates funds. (SD2)
(S) 4/24/2023- Senate Conferees Appointed: DeCoite Chair; Dela Cruz Co-Chair; Kim, Fevella. HOLT, COCHRAN, HASHIMOTO, KAHALOA, KILA, LAMOSAO, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, TODD, Chun, Matayoshi EET/WAM  SB1616
HB1375 HD3 SD3
HTA; Board of Directors; Repeal; DBEDT; Office of Tourism and Destination Management; Establishment; Regenerative Tourism; Destination Management Action Plans; Positions; Convention Center Enterprise Special Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO TOURISM.
Establishes an Office of Tourism and Destination Management within the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism that encompasses regenerative tourism and best practice destination management. Transfers the functions, duties, appropriations, and positions of the Hawaii Tourism Authority to the Office of Tourism and Destination Management. Requires the Office of Tourism and Destination Management to implement certain county destination management action plans. Dissolves the Hawaii Tourism Authority and the Board of Directors for the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Appropriates funds. (SD3)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 3:00PM in conference room 325. QUINLAN, AMATO, HUSSEY-BURDICK, KAPELA, KOBAYASHI, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, PERRUSO, POEPOE, Ganaden, Martinez EET/PSM, WAM
HB1382 HD2 SD1 CD1
Department of Agriculture; Meat Processing Capacity; Expansion; Food Distribution Services; Task Force; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO MEAT DONATION.
Provides for donation of wild game to under-resourced communities. Establishes a task force for development and implementation to expand meat processing capacity in the State. Task force sunsets 6/30/2025. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
(S) 6/5/2023- Act 054, 06/05/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1154). ONISHI AEN, WAM  SB1603
HB1385 HD2 SD2
Public Lands; Hilo Community Economic District; Lease Extension; Department of Land and Natural Resources; BLNR; OHA; Temporary Public Land Trust Working Group; Office of the Governor; Public Land Trust Inventory; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
Part I: Clarifies that the Board of Land and Natural Resources shall not unilaterally amend the terms and conditions of any lease of public lands being extended pursuant to Act 149, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, except as otherwise provided therein; and if the Board of Land and Natural Resources wishes to amend the terms and conditions of any lease of public lands being extended to reflect the Board's most current lease form and leasing practices and policies, such lease form and leasing practices and policies must be included in the rules of the Board. Defines "lease of public lands". Part II: Establishes a temporary public land trust working group within the Office of the Governor for administrative purposes only. Provides that the working group's sole purpose shall be to compile a definitive inventory of public land trust lands. Authorizes the working group to hire staff. Part III: Appropriates moneys to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs to be used for making repairs to bulkheads and revetments located in certain parcels conveyed to the Office. PART IV: Requires and appropriates moneys for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs to conduct a programmatic environmental impact statement for any development projects within the Kakaako Makai area of the public land trust. Part V: Appropriates moneys to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs for certain construction costs for the development of Kukaniloko.
(S) 4/25/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 863). ONISHI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KAHALOA, LOWEN, NAKASHIMA, SAYAMA, TARNAS, TODD, Amato, Belatti WTL, WAM
HB1394 HD1 SD1
DLNR; Na Ala Hele Program; Trails; Operating Costs; Positions; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for operating costs and personnel to manage certain trailheads as part of the Na Ala Hele trail and access program. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(H) 4/27/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 9:45AM in conference room 229. NAKAMURA, CHUN, COCHRAN, GANADEN, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, LOWEN, PERRUSO, POEPOE, TODD WTL, WAM  SB1549
HB1395 HD1 SD2
HPHA; Kapaa Public Housing; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HOUSING.
Appropriates funds to the Hawaii Public Housing Authority for the planning and design for new housing units at the Kapaa public housing project site in Kapaa, Kauai. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H) 4/19/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 913). NAKAMURA, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, KILA, KITAGAWA, TODD HOU, WAM  SB1467
HB1396 HD2 SD2
Cesspools; Pilot Program; Counties; Priority Area; DOH; Cesspool Conversion Section; Positions; Income Tax Credit; Real Property; Mandatory Disclosures; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CESSPOOLS.
Part I: Establishes and appropriates funds for a county cesspool pilot program in the Department of Health to work with each county to identify a priority area to expand the county sewage system or other centralized treatment system to connect individual properties in the priority area and reduce or eliminate cesspools in the identified area. Part II: Creates a cesspool conversion section in the Department of Health to facilitate the conversion of cesspools within the State. Establishes and appropriates funds for positions. Part III: Requires the Department of Health to retain qualified consultants to identify necessary public outreach and education resources and tools, and develop a comprehensive public outreach strategy and educate homeowners regarding the State's cesspool upgrade, conversion, and connection requirements and deadlines. Part IV: Establishes, for all taxable years after December 31, 2023, an income tax credit for the cost of upgrading or converting a qualified cesspool to a Director of Health-approved wastewater system or connecting to a sewerage system. Requires that, effective 11/1/23, certain information regarding cesspools on real property be included in seller mandatory disclosures for real property transactions. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-28-23 at 4:30pm in Conference Room 309. NAKAMURA, CHUN, COCHRAN, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, KAHALOA, LOWEN, MORIKAWA, PERRUSO, TAKAYAMA, TODD AEN/PSM, WAM  SB1466
HB1397 HD1 SD2 CD1
Statewide Office on Homelessness and Housing Solutions; HHFDC; HPHA; Supportive Housing Pilot Program; Rental Housing Revolving Fund; Appropriations; Appropriations Exceed General Fund Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO SUPPORTIVE HOUSING.
Establishes a supportive housing pilot program in the Statewide Office on Homelessness and Housing Solutions. Appropriates funds. Declares that appropriations exceed general fund expenditure ceiling. Effective 7/1/2023. Sunsets 6/30/2025. (CD1)
(S) 6/21/2023- Act 095, 06/21/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1196). NAKAMURA, AMATO, BELATTI, CHUN, COCHRAN, GANADEN, GARRETT, GATES, HASHIMOTO, HUSSEY-BURDICK, KAHALOA, KILA, KITAGAWA, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAYAMA, TAKAYAMA, TAKENOUCHI, TAM, TARNAS, TODD HOU/HHS, WAM  SB1551
HB1408 HD3 SD1
Digital Equity Grant Program; Digital Literacy; Broadband Access; Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism; Hawaii Broadband and Digital Equity Office; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO DIGITAL EQUITY.
Establishes the digital equity grant program to award grants to applicants to deploy digital equity projects to covered populations in the State. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. TAKENOUCHI, AMATO, BELATTI, CHUN, COCHRAN, GANADEN, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, KAHALOA, KILA, KITAGAWA, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, POEPOE, QUINLAN, TAKAYAMA, TAM, TARNAS, TODD, WOODSON, Kobayashi EET, WAM  SB1231
HB1409 HD2 SD2
Family Leave; Childbirth; Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; Kangaroo Care; Breast Milk Expression
RELATING TO EMPLOYEE BENEFITS.
Extends under certain conditions, the family leave period for up to eight weeks for employees who are unable to perform their employment duties due to the birth of a child who is required to stay in a neonatal intensive care unit. Requires the Civil Rights Commission to amend its rules to include neonatal care as a related medical condition wherever the phrase "pregnancy, childbirth, or other related condition" or any similar phrase is used. Effective 6/30/2032. (SD2)
(S) 4/24/2023- Senate Conferees Appointed: Moriwaki Chair; Aquino, Kim Co-Chairs; Fevella. TAKENOUCHI, AMATO, BELATTI, CHUN, COCHRAN, GANADEN, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, HUSSEY-BURDICK, ICHIYAMA, KAHALOA, KILA, KITAGAWA, LAMOSAO, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, POEPOE, TAM, TARNAS, TODD, WOODSON LBT/HHS, WAM  SB1007
HB1412 HD1 SD2
Libraries; Publishers; Electronic Books; Contracts; Licensing Agreements; Unfair or Deceptive Acts or Practices; Printed Copies; Prohibition; Existing Contracts
RELATING TO LIBRARIES.
Prohibits any contract or license agreement between a publisher and library in the State from precluding, limiting, or otherwise restricting the library from performing customary operational and lending functions; restricting the library from disclosing any terms of its license agreements to other libraries; and requiring, coercing, or enabling a library to violate rules regarding confidentially of a patron's library records. Deems contracts that contain prohibited provisions an unfair or deceptive act or practice and void and unenforceable. Prohibits libraries from copying or printing purchased electronic literary material. Exempts existing contracts that provide libraries with electronic literary products from vendors and aggregators. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD2)
(S) 4/27/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 879). TAKENOUCHI EDU, JDC
HB1426 HD1 SD1
ADC; Economic Development; Food and Product Innovation Network; Food Security; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO VALUE-ADDED PRODUCTS.
Establishes a food and product innovation network within the Agribusiness Development Corporation. Appropriates funds for food and product innovation facilities on the islands of Molokai, Oahu, and Hawaii. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(S) 4/11/2023- Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 666). KAHALOA, GATES, LAMOSAO AEN/EET, WAM  SB1547
HB1430 HD1 SD1
University of Hawaii at Hilo; Imiloa Astronomy Center; Hawaiian Language College; Institute of Indigenous Education, Science, and Outreach; Establishment
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO.
Establishes the institute of indigenous education, science, and outreach within the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-28-23 at 4:30pm in Conference Room 309. NAKASHIMA, KAPELA, PERRUSO, TARNAS, TODD HRE/HWN, WAM  SB1546
HB1439 HD2 SD2
Judiciary; Pre-litigation Mediation Pilot Program; Landlords; Tenants; HPHA; Emergency Rent Relief Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EVICTION MEDIATION.
Beginning 11/1/2023, establishes a pre-litigation mediation pilot program that extends the period for a notice of termination of the rental agreement from 5 business days to 10 calendar days, requires landlords to participate in mediation before filing an action for summary possession, and requires landlords to provide specific information in the 10-calendar-day notice to tenants and a mediation center that offers free mediation for residential landlord-tenant disputes. Appropriates funds for a pre-litigation mediation pilot program. Creates and appropriates funds for an emergency rent relief program. Repeals on 11/1/2025. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD2)
(H) 4/27/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 11:00AM in conference room 224. HASHIMOTO, KITAGAWA, MATAYOSHI, SAYAMA CPN/JDC, WAM  SB1439
HB1442 HD2 SD1
Mental Health Treatment Diversion; Probation Violators; Behavioral Health Crisis Centers; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO REHABILITATION.
Amends the Criminal Justice Diversion Program including allowing examination of defendants via telehealth. Requires the Judiciary, in consultation with other stakeholders, to submit monthly and annual reports to the Legislature on the effectiveness of agreements for post-booking jail diversion programs for district and circuit court in the first circuit. Amends the allowable period of court-ordered assisted community treatment and considerations for extensions. Allows courts to require certain probation violators to undergo mental health evaluation and treatment as a condition of continued probation. Requires the Department of Health to contract with behavioral health crisis centers and to establish a statewide Hawaii Urgency Response Center. Restores funding for probation officer services for the mental health court. Effective 7/1/3023. (SD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. BELATTI, AMATO, CHUN, COCHRAN, GANADEN, GARRETT, HASHIMOTO, HUSSEY-BURDICK, KAPELA, KILA, KITAGAWA, KOBAYASHI, LAMOSAO, LOWEN, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, PERRUSO, SAYAMA, TAKAYAMA, TAKENOUCHI, TAM, TARNAS, TODD JDC/HHS, WAM  SB1540
HB1458 HD1 SD1
Intoxicating Liquor; Licenses and Permits; Manufacturer License; Small Craft Producer Pub License; Manufacturing Limit; Increase
RELATING TO LIQUOR LICENSES.
Increases the liquor manufacturing limits for Class 18 small craft producer pub license holders. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(H) 4/24/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 975). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPN  SB1103
HB1486 HD1 SD1
Kupuna Care; Executive Office on Aging; DOH; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE KUPUNA CARE PROGRAM.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Health for the Kupuna Care Program within the Executive Office on Aging. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H) 4/24/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 975). SAIKI HHS, WAM
HB1502 HD1 SD1 CD1
Journalists and Newscasters; Disclosure
RELATING TO EVIDENCE.
Limits compelled disclosure of sources or unpublished information for journalists, newscasters, and persons participating in collection or dissemination of news or information of substantial public interest. Establishes exceptions. (CD1)
(S) 6/23/2023- Act 126, 06/23/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1227). SAIKI JDC  SB1451
HB1508 HD1 SD1
Native Hawaiian Communities; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO NATIVE HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.
Appropriates funds to certain departments to improve Native Hawaiian communities and cultural practice and preservation through various assistance services. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. SAIKI HWN, WAM  SB1609
HB1509 HD2 SD1 CD1
Planned Community Association Oversight Task Force; Condominium Property Regime Task Force; DCCA; Condominium Associations; Planned Community Associations; Alternative Dispute Resolution
RELATING TO COMMON-INTEREST DEVELOPMENTS.
Establishes a Planned Community Association Oversight Task Force to examine the rights afforded to owners in condominium property regimes and determine the feasibility of extending any of those rights to members of planned community associations. Establishes a Condominium Property Regime Task Force to examine and evaluate issues regarding condominium property regimes and conduct an assessment of the alternative dispute resolution systems that have been established by the Legislature. Requires interim and final reports to the Legislature. Task forces sunset 6/30/2025. (CD1)
(S) 7/5/2023- Act 189, 07/03/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1292). SAIKI CPN
HB1511 HD1 SD2
Honolulu Board of Water Supply; Drinking Water; Construction; Wells; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO WATER RESOURCES.
Appropriates funds as a grant-in-aid to the City and County of Honolulu Board of Water Supply to plan, design, and construct, after consultation with the Department of Health and the Commission on Water Resource Management, 7 monitoring wells and an exploratory well. Requires the City and County of Honolulu to provide matching funds. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD2)
(H) 4/26/2023- Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-27-23 9:30AM in conference room 229. SAIKI WTL/PSM, WAM