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SB7 HD1 CD1
School Facilities Authority; References; Clarification
RELATING TO THE SCHOOL FACILITIES AUTHORITY.
Makes necessary amendments to clarify certain references to the School Facilities Authority used in section 302A-1151.1, Hawaii Revised Statutes. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. RHOADS EDN, FIN
SB19 HD1 CD1
Cast Ballots; Elections; Ineligible Voters
RELATING TO CAST BALLOTS.
Guarantees the vote of eligible voters who cast their ballot and then subsequently die or otherwise become ineligible before election day. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. RHOADS JHA
SB44 SD2 HD3
State Water Code; Commission on Water Resource Management; Penalties; Positions; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO STATE WATER CODE PENALTIES.
Creates a minimum penalty and raises the maximum penalty for every violation of the State Water Code. Clarifies that each day a violation exists or continues is a separate offense. Requires the Commission on Water Resource Management to determine the amount of the penalty based on the circumstances of the violation. Appropriates funds for positions in the Commission on Water Resource Management. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD3)
(S) 4/24/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 840). RHOADS WAL, JHA, FIN  HB153HB362
SB45 SD1 HD2
Domestic Abuse; Protective Orders; Petition; Minors; Emancipated Minors
RELATING TO MINORS.
Allows minors sixteen years of age or older and emancipated minors to petition for domestic abuse protective orders. (HD2)
(S) 4/18/2023- Enrolled to Governor. RHOADS HUS, JHA  HB205
SB47 HD2
Elections; Ballot; Arrangement of Candidate Names; Randomization
RELATING TO ARRANGEMENT OF CANDIDATE NAMES ON BALLOTS.
Requires that any new contract entered into by the Office of Elections for equipment or services relating to preparing ballots or counting votes include the capability to randomize the names of candidates appearing on the ballot if technologically possible. Requires candidate names to be randomized on ballots, to the greatest extent possible. Requires the Office of Elections to inform voters and candidates, by a method suited for the voting system, that the names of candidates may not be in alphabetical order. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(H) 4/24/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 976). RHOADS JHA
SB51 SD1 HD1 CD1
Campaign Finance; Advertisements; Noncandidate Committees; Violations; Fines
RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
Increases the amount of fines that may be assessed against noncandidate committees for violations of organizational report and advertisement disclosure requirements. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. RHOADS, KEITH-AGARAN JHA, FIN  HB65
SB57 SD2 HD2
Judiciary; ‘Olelo Hawai‘i Initiatives; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY'S `ŌLELO HAWAI`I INITIATIVES.
Appropriates funds to the judiciary to support the ‘Olelo Hawai‘i Initiatives. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309. RHOADS, Awa, Shimabukuro JHA, FIN  HB267
SB62 SD2 HD1
UH; John A. Burns School of Medicine; Medical Residencies and Training; Hawaii Medical Education Special Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO MEDICAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING.
Reestablishes the Hawaii medical education special fund. Appropriates funds into and out of the Hawaii medical education special fund to the John A. Burns School of Medicine for graduate medical education and training programs, to create more residencies and training opportunities on the neighbor islands for medical students, and for medical student and residency training opportunities in partnership with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/26/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-23 2:00PM; Conference Room 229. KEOHOKALOLE, FUKUNAGA, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Shimabukuro, Wakai HLT/HET, FIN
SB63 SD2 HD3
Nurses; Registered Nurses; Licensed Practical Nurses; Board of Nursing; Licenses; Endorsement; Temporary Permits; Exceptions; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO NURSES.
Authorizes the board of nursing to issue temporary permits for six-month periods to out-of-state licensed practical nurses and registered nurses or who hold a multistate license issued by another state, territory, or foreign country, under certain circumstances. Provides an exception from licensing requirements to nurses who are licensed in another state, territory, or foreign country and accompanying a patient from out-of-state for a period of less than two weeks and who are not employed or affiliated with a health care entity in the State. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD3)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. KEOHOKALOLE, ELEFANTE, FUKUNAGA, KEITH-AGARAN, RHOADS, Dela Cruz, Shimabukuro HLT, CPC, FIN
SB67 SD1 HD2 CD1
DLNR; Beaches; Commercial Beach Equipment; Presetting; Removal; Commercial Vendors
RELATING TO COMMERCIAL ACTIVITIES ON BEACHES.
Prohibits commercial vendors from presetting commercial beach equipment on certain beaches under the jurisdiction of the Department of Land and Natural Resources, unless the customer is physically present. Requires commercial vendors to expeditiously remove commercial beach equipment after the customer has finished using it. Allows the Department of Land and Natural Resources to grant exemptions through rules. Establishes administrative fines for violations. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, Dela Cruz, Wakai WAL, JHA, FIN
SB75 SD2 HD1
State Historic Preservation Division; DLNR; Inventory; Burial Sites; Historic Properties; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to inventory historic properties and burial sites in the State, collect data on burial site locations, and conduct an archaeological surface survey. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 5:00PM in conference room 229. INOUYE, AQUINO, KANUHA, KEOHOKALOLE, MCKELVEY, Elefante, Shimabukuro WAL, FIN  HB766
SB86 SD1 HD1
HDOA; State Agriculture Functional Plan; Office of Planning and Sustainable Development
RELATING TO FOOD SUSTAINABILITY.
Requires the Department of Agriculture, in coordination with the Office of Planning and Sustainable Development, to update the State Agriculture Functional Plan to include other agricultural economic updates that expand the State's priority on food by increasing local food self-sufficiency and exports. Requires the Governor to submit the updated plan to the Legislature prior to the Regular Session of 2025. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/27/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 2:30PM; Conference Room 016. INOUYE, KANUHA, KEOHOKALOLE, Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Shimabukuro, Wakai AGR, FIN
SB105 HD1 CD1
Department of Education; Report; Autism Spectrum Disorder
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Changes the Department of Education's quarterly report requirement on autism spectrum disorder to an annual report. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KIDANI, KANUHA, Fevella, Kim, Richards EDN, JHA
SB106 SD2 HD2
DOH; DOE; Report; COVID-19; Schools
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Authorizes the Department of Health to require the Department of Education to report coronavirus disease 2019 potential outbreaks or other public health emergencies and related information in a manner most appropriate to public health and safety, as determined by the Department of Health. Repeals the requirement to publish the report on the Department of Education's website. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 KIDANI, KANUHA, Fevella, Kim, Richards HLT, EDN, FIN
SB107 SD1 HD1
Education; Board of Education; Chairperson
RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
Authorizes a majority of the members of the Board of Education to elect a chairperson from among the members of the Board. Allows the members to annually elect a chairperson upon the start of the next confirmed term for members. Removes the requirement that the chairperson be an at-large member. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/17/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 893). KIDANI, KANUHA, KIM, Fevella, Richards EDN, FIN
SB109 SD1 HD1 CD1
Gender-Neutral Terminology; Statutory Interpretation; Parents; Spouses
RELATING TO GENDER-NEUTRAL TERMINOLOGY.
Replaces gender-specific terminology used in certain parental and marital matters with gender-neutral terminology. Takes effect 1/1/2024. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. SAN BUENAVENTURA JHA
SB110 SD1 HD1 CD1
Gender-Neutral Terminology; Statutory Interpretation; Adoption; Annulment, Divorce, and Separation
RELATING TO GENDER-NEUTRAL TERMINOLOGY.
Requires gender-specific terminology used in adoption and annulment, divorce, and separation matters to be construed in a gender-neutral manner. Takes effect 1/1/2024. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. SAN BUENAVENTURA JHA
SB129 SD1 HD2
Department of Human Services; No Cost Emergency Shelter and Related Services; Minors; Consent; Providers
RELATING TO MINORS.
Requires providers of no cost emergency shelter and related services to take steps to ensure pertinent youth obtain and receive services from the juvenile justice or child welfare systems and maintain separation for unrelated adults and minor children. Makes permanent the amendments to the definition of "provider" as it relates to entities eligible to provide no cost emergency shelter and related services to consenting minors. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-28-23 at 04:30pm in Conference Room 309. CHANG, AQUINO, LEE, MCKELVEY, Inouye, Kidani, Richards HUS, JHA, FIN
SB141 SD1 HD1 CD1
Uniform Faithful Presidential Electors Act; Pledge; Certification; Voting; Replacement; Faithless Electors
RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Updates rules for certification of electors and their votes to be in full compliance with federal law. Provides procedures for the replacement of electors. Requires presidential electors to take a pledge that they will vote for their party's nominee. Invalidates the vote of any faithless elector. Removes any faithless elector from the position of elector. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, LEE, RHOADS, Kidani, Richards JHA
SB151 SD2 HD2 CD1
Law Enforcement Officers; Use of Force; Policies; Reports; Training
RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT REFORM.
Requires any department or agency employing law enforcement officers to maintain publicly available policies on minimum standards on the use of force. Allows use of force policies and training to be introduced as evidence in proceedings. Requires law enforcement officers to report the use of excessive force by another law enforcement officer. Requires that law enforcement officers receive training designed to minimize the use of excessive force. Effective 1/1/2024. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. CHANG, RHOADS, Shimabukuro JHA, FIN
SB155 SD1 HD1
University of Hawaii Maui College; Office of International and Regional Partnerships; Study Abroad; Report; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Appropriates funds for the University of Hawaii Maui college's office of international and regional partnerships for students to participate in study abroad programs. Requires reports to the Legislature. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/25/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 868). KEITH-AGARAN, DECOITE, MCKELVEY HET, FIN  HB844
SB156 SD1 HD1
Board of Education; Community Forums; Public Meetings; Oral Testimony
RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
Requires the Board of Education to hold no less than six community forums annually, with at least one community forum in each county. Requires the Board to include an open forum for public comments on non-agenda items. Requires a report to the Legislature on implementing open forums. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 KEITH-AGARAN, DECOITE, KANUHA, MCKELVEY, Dela Cruz, Richards EDN, FIN  HB845
SB162 SD2 HD2 CD1
Dentistry; Dental Hygiene; Community Health Centers; Rural Health Clinics; Mobile Dental Outreach Programs; Community Service License; Temporary License; Licensure Requirements
RELATING TO DENTISTRY LICENSES.
Adds community health centers, rural health clinics, and mobile dental outreach programs to the list of eligible organizations at which persons with community service licenses may practice. Allows dental hygiene and dental college graduates who have graduated from educational programs that have a reciprocal agreement with the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation to apply for temporary or community service licenses. Expands eligibility for a community service license to practice dentistry to those candidates who have passed the Integrated National Board Dental Examination within five years of the date of request. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. SAN BUENAVENTURA HLT, CPC
SB164 SD2 HD1
Hawaii State Loan Repayment Program; Health Care Professionals; Health Professional Shortage Areas; University of Hawaii; John A. Burns School of Medicine; Department of Health; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO LOAN REPAYMENT FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Health for the Hawaii State Loan Repayment Program for health care professionals. Requires funds to be expended in coordination with the John A. Burns School of Medicine of the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Requires matching funds. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/26/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 3:30PM; Conference Room 329. SAN BUENAVENTURA HLT, FIN  HB661
SB182 SD1 HD1 CD1
Ethics Commission Package; Disclosures; Financial Interests
RELATING TO DISCLOSURES OF FINANCIAL INTERESTS.
Amends the filing deadline for disclosures of financial interests by certain candidates. Amends the penalty for the unauthorized release of confidential financial disclosure information. Amends the fines imposed and procedures relating to disclosures of financial interests. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA, FIN  HB135
SB193 SD1 HD1 CD1
State Fire Council Package; Composition; Members
RELATING TO THE STATE FIRE COUNCIL.
Adds to the membership of the State Fire Council, and to the membership of advisory committees that the Council may appoint, representatives from the Hawaii State Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Unit and the Division of Forestry and Wildlife of the Department of Land and Natural Resources to reflect all nonfederal fire fighting agencies in the State. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LGO, WAL, FIN  HB146
SB203 SD1 HD1 CD1
Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission Package; Complaints; Violations; Rebuttable Presumption
RELATING TO COMPLAINTS ALLEGING VIOLATIONS OF CAMPAIGN SPENDING LAWS.
Allows the Campaign Spending Commission to treat a respondent's failure to explain or otherwise respond to a complaint alleging a violation of campaign spending laws as a rebuttable presumption that a violation has occurred. Provides the respondent with thirty days from the mailing of the complaint to explain or otherwise respond before the rebuttable presumption takes effect. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA  HB98
SB210 SD2 HD1 CD1
City and County of Honolulu Package; Criminal Justice Data Sharing; Working Group
RELATING TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE DATA SHARING.
Establishes a Criminal Justice Data Sharing Working Group to make recommendations for a statewide criminal justice data repository. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA, FIN  HB100
SB211 SD2 HD2 CD1
City and County of Honolulu Package; Retirement Benefits; Employees' Retirement System
RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
Ensures that employment, work, and pay eligibility for the purpose of calculating retirement benefits includes retroactive reinstatement, retroactive rescission of suspension, and retroactive payments that are restored to an employee as part of a judicial, administrative, or arbitral proceeding, or pursuant to a settlement of claims. (CD1)
(S) 6/1/2023- Act 046, 06/01/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1146). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LGO, JHA, FIN  HB101
SB214 SD1 HD1 CD1
City and County of Honolulu Package; Penal Code; Public Transit; Interference; Offense
RELATING TO PUBLIC TRANSIT.
Establishes the offense of interference with the operation of a public transit vehicle. Makes clarifying and conforming amendments to the offense of interference with the operator of a public transit vehicle. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA  HB104
SB224 SD2 HD1
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Noise Pollution; County Ordinances; Civil Penalties
RELATING TO NOISE CONTROL.
Allows for noise control infractions to be processed under the traffic and emergency period infractions adjudication process. Grants the district court concurrent jurisdiction over noise control infractions committed by minors. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/25/2023- Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-26-23 2:45PM; Conference Room 325. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA  HB123
SB228 SD1 HD1 CD1
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Public Corruption; Fraud; Criminal Offenses; Penalties
RELATING TO FRAUD.
Establishes the offense of fraud as a class B felony. Establishes the offense of making a false, fictitious, or fraudulent claim against the State or a county as a class C felony. Establishes the offense of the use of false statements or entries in matters within the jurisdiction of the executive, legislative, or judicial branches of the State as a class C felony. (CD1)
(S) 4/28/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA  HB127
SB239 SD2 HD3 CD1
Early Learning; Preschool Open Doors; Child Care Accreditation Program; Child Care Grant Program Special Fund; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING ACCREDITATION.
Requires the Department of Human Services to establish a Child Care Accreditation Program to assist licensed and registered child care providers obtain accreditation. Authorizes the use of the Child Care Grant Program Special Fund for Child Care Accreditation Program grants. Extends the deadlines by which existing Preschool Open Doors Program service providers are required to commence the accreditation process and obtain accreditation. Appropriates funds for the Child Care Accreditation Program, including the establishment of one full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) position for the program. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KIDANI HUS, CPC, FIN  HB583
SB281 SD2 HD1
College Savings Program; Income Tax Deduction
RELATING TO THE COLLEGE SAVINGS PROGRAM.
Establishes a state income tax deduction for eligible contributions made to a college savings program established under chapter 256, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Effective 6/30/3000. Applies to taxable years beginning after an unspecified date. (HD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-28-23 at 4:30pm in Conference Room 309. DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, KIM, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, Kidani, Moriwaki, Richards, Wakai HET, FIN
SB291 SD2 HD1
Governor; Budget-Related Reports; Program Memoranda; Variance Reports; Program Size Indicators; Effectiveness Measures; Reviews; Updates
RELATING TO BUDGET-RELATED REPORTS.
Requires the Governor to ensure that the Governor's program memoranda and variance reports accurately reflect the current responsibilities of certain state programs, address the current and future needs of the State, and align with budget-related submittals. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/18/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 904). DELA CRUZ, CHANG, DECOITE, INOUYE, KANUHA, Moriwaki, Wakai LGO, FIN
SB295 SD2 HD2 CD1
Child Welfare System; Child Welfare Services; Office of Wellness and Resilience; Office of the Governor; Malama Ohana Working Group; Report
RELATING TO THE CHILD WELFARE SERVICES.
Establishes within the Office of Wellness and Resilience the Malama Ohana Working Group to seek, design, and recommend transformative changes to the State's existing child welfare system. Allows the Office to contract with an administrative facilitator to provide necessary support for the working group. Requires the Malama Ohana Working Group to report to the Legislature. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, CHANG, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, LEE, MCKELVEY, MORIWAKI, RHOADS, Kidani, Richards, Wakai HUS, FIN  HB330
SB296 SD2 HD1
Reports to Legislature; Governor; Principal Departments; Deadline; Streamlining; Consolidation
RELATING TO SUBMISSION DEADLINES.
Requires the Governor and state agencies to recommend a date by which statutorily required reports must be submitted to the Legislature, and to identify any reports that should not be subject to that uniform date and the reasons therefor. Requires the Governor to propose legislation to implement the proposed deadline and streamline existing reporting requirements by repealing or consolidating any duplicative, obsolete, or extraneous reports. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/18/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 904). DELA CRUZ, CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, LEE, MCKELVEY, Kim, Moriwaki, Richards, Wakai LMG, FIN
SB297 SD2 HD1
Grant-In-Aid; Land Transfer
RELATING TO GRANTS-IN-AID.
Requires organizations to obtain legislative approval prior to the disposition of land that was acquired using state grants, but only if the land was acquired after the enactment of this Act. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/20/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 915). DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, CHANG, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, KIM, MCKELVEY, MORIWAKI, RHOADS, Kidani, Richards, Wakai JHA, FIN
SB299 SD2 HD1
OHA; Proposed Budget; Governor; Judiciary; Legislature
RELATING TO BUDGET-RELATED SUBMISSIONS TO THE LEGISLATURE.
Authorizes the legislature, upon the agreement of form by the speaker of the house of representatives and the president of the senate, to specify the form in which the proposed budgets of the executive branch, judicial branch, and office of Hawaiian affairs are submitted to the legislature. Requires the executive branch, judicial branch, and office of Hawaiian affairs to conform no later than 12/1/2023. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/18/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 904). DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, CHANG, DECOITE, INOUYE, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, KEOHOKALOLE, LEE, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Kidani, Kim, Moriwaki, Richards, Wakai LGO, FIN
SB303 SD1 HD1
Chapter 42F; Grants; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO THE FUNDING OF GRANTS PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 42F, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
Appropriates operating and capital improvement grants for fiscal year 2023-2024. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/17/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 891). DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, CHANG, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, KEOHOKALOLE, MCKELVEY, Kidani, Richards, Wakai FIN
SB304 SD2 HD3
DLNR; Visitor Impact Fee; Report; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO VISITOR IMPACT FEES.
Effective 7/1/2025, establishes the visitor impact fee program within the department of land and natural resources, through which the department will collect a fee from visitors for a license to visit a state park, forest, hiking trail, or other state natural area. Establishes the visitor impact fee special fund effective 7/1/2023. Requires report to the legislature on strategic plan and timetable for objectives and implementation of the visitor impact fee program. Appropriates funds for the visitor impact fee strategic plan and positions for the visitor impact fee program. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD3)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 5:00PM in conference room 229. DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, AWA, CHANG, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, KIM, LEE, MCKELVEY, MORIWAKI, RHOADS, Kidani, Richards, Shimabukuro, Wakai TOU, WAL, FIN  HB1162
SB306 SD1 HD1
Administrative Rulemaking; Electronic Notice; Office of the Lieutenant Governor
RELATING TO PUBLIC INFORMATION.
Requires that prior to the adoption, amendment, or repeal of an administrative rule, electronic notice of the proposed rulemaking be provided to all persons who have made a timely written request to, and provided a valid working email address to, the adopting agency for advance notice of its rulemaking proceedings. Requires that alterations to administrative rules be displayed in Ramseyer format and the full text of rules be made available in a digitally accessible and searchable format. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/18/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 904). DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Awa, Ihara, Kidani, Richards, Wakai LGO, FIN
SB316 HD2
Dogs; Agricultural Land; Liability; Penalty
RELATING TO DOGS.
Establishes additional penalties for dog owners whose dog injures or destroys property of another while on private property zoned for agricultural use without consent of the owner of the property. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(S) 4/18/2023- Senate Conferees Appointed: Gabbard Chair; San Buenaventura Co-Chair; Richards. SAN BUENAVENTURA (Introduced by request of another party) AGR, JHA
SB318 SD2 HD1 CD1
DOH; Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder; Pilot Program; Public Awareness Campaign; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDERS.
Requires the Department of Health to establish and administer a three-year pilot program to implement a co-management system of care for the diagnosis and treatment of persons with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Appropriates funds for the pilot program and an annual public awareness campaign. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. SAN BUENAVENTURA (Introduced by request of another party) HLT, FIN
SB372 SD1 HD1
Law Enforcement Officers; Arrests; Unnecessary or Excessive Force; Duty to Intervene and Report
RELATING TO GOVERNMENT SERVICES RELATING TO THE LAW.
Provides that a law enforcement officer has a duty to intervene if the law enforcement officer reasonably believes that another law enforcement officer is using unnecessary or excessive force on an arrestee. Requires the law enforcement officer to report the incident to the other law enforcement officer's supervisor. Requires relevant departments to submit annual reports to the Legislature. (HD1)
(S) 6/5/2023- Act 055, 06/05/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1155). LEE, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Kim JHA
SB384 SD1 HD2
Persons with Disabilities; Parking Enforcement; Counties; Ordinances
RELATING TO ACCESS FOR DISABLED PERSONS.
Authorizes each county to adopt ordinances to enforce the design and construction requirements for the provision of accessible parking spaces, including the establishment of penalties for failure to comply with the ordinance. Authorizes officials appointed by a county to enter the property of places of public accommodation to enforce violations of the county ordinances. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. LEE, AQUINO, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Shimabukuro HLT, JHA, FIN
SB390 SD1 HD2 CD1
Emergency Medical Responders; Emergency Ambulance Service Personnel; Licensure; Hawaii Medical Board
RELATING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.
Repeals the sunset date of section 2 of Act 119, Session Laws of Hawaii 2021, making permanent the requirement that the Hawaii Medical Board issue licenses in four levels of emergency response practice in counties with a population of five hundred thousand or greater and the creation of an additional licensure category for Emergency Medical Technicians 1 who are certified at a higher practice level than Emergency Medical Technicians but do not provide ambulance services. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. DELA CRUZ, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, RHOADS, Kidani, Richards HLT, CPC
SB393 SD1 HD3
Pre-litigation Mediation Pilot Program; Landlord; Tenant; Judiciary; Hawaii Public Housing Authority; Emergency Rent Relief Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.
Establishes and appropriates funds for a pre-litigation mediation pilot program. Requires landlords to participate in mediation before filing an action for summary possession. Creates and appropriates funds for an emergency rent relief program to be made available to participants in the pre-litigation mediation pilot program. Sunsets 6/30/2025. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD3)
(H) 4/18/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 904). DELA CRUZ (Introduced by request of another party) HSG, CPC, FIN
SB397 SD2 HD1
Medicaid; Reimbursements; Medicare Fee Schedule Rates; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL MEDICAID SERVICES.
Appropriates funds to increase medicaid payments to eligible health care providers in the State up to one hundred per cent of the current medicare fee schedule rates. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-28-23 at 04:40pm in Conference Room 329. SAN BUENAVENTURA, AQUINO, KEITH-AGARAN, KEOHOKALOLE, MCKELVEY, RHOADS HUS/HLT, FIN  HB1367
SB398 SD1 HD2
Department of Human Services; Adoption; Adoption Assistance Program; Post-permanency Services; Report; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CHILD WELFARE.
Requires the Department of Human Services to collect and analyze data to determine the impact of expanding post-permanency services to families receiving benefits from the adoption assistance program and report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-28-23 at 04:30pm in Conference Room 309. SAN BUENAVENTURA, AQUINO, KEOHOKALOLE, MCKELVEY, Keith-Agaran, Wakai HUS, JHA, FIN
SB404 SD2 HD2 CD1
Hospital Sustainability Program; Hospital Sustainability Fee; Hospital Trade Association; DHS; Hospital Sustainability Program Special Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
Makes various updates to the Hospital Sustainability Program, including amending the definition of "private hospital"; clarifying the uses of the Hospital Sustainability Program Special Fund; increasing various hospital sustainability fee caps; requiring the Department of Human Services to consult and negotiate with the hospital trade association regarding fee participation and rates; clarifying when the hospital sustainability fee shall be discontinued and the distribution of remaining funds; repealing the sunset dates of Act 217, SLH 2012, and Act 123, SLH 2014, to make the program permanent and permanently exempting the program from the central service and administrative expenses assessments; and appropriating funds out of the Hospital Sustainability Program Special Fund. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. SAN BUENAVENTURA, KEITH-AGARAN, KEOHOKALOLE, MCKELVEY HUS/HLT, FIN  HB1368
SB406 SD1 HD2
Child Custody; Grandparent Visitation; Best Interest of the Child
RELATING TO CHILD VISITATION.
Allows the court to award reasonable visitation rights to a petitioning grandparent of a minor child when the child's parent is unable to exercise parental visitation due to death or incarceration and denial of reasonable grandparent visitation rights would cause significant harm to the child. Requires the court to follow best interest of the child procedures, considerations, and standards when granting grandparent visitation rights. Specifies that any person who violates the terms and conditions of a court order granting reasonable grandparent visitation rights are subject to sanctions. (HD2)
(S) 4/18/2023- Enrolled to Governor. SAN BUENAVENTURA, AQUINO, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, Dela Cruz, Ihara, Wakai HUS, JHA
SB410 SD1 HD2 CD1
Driver's Record; Public Record; Expungement; Judiciary
RELATING TO EXPUNGEMENT.
Requires the court to automatically seal or remove from the judiciary's publicly accessible databases any information relevant to the arrest or case of a person for whom an expungement order has been entered and transmitted to the court. Effective 7/1/2025. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. SHIMABUKURO, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, Kidani, Wakai CPC, JHA  HB301
SB415 SD2 HD2
Wages; Timely Payment; General Contractors; Subcontractors; Liability
RELATING TO WAGES.
Makes general contractors entering into or under contracts in the State for work on buildings, structures, or other private construction works liable for debt incurred by subcontractors for wages due to claimants, including interest owed, for performance of labor in the contract between the general contractor and owner. (HD2)
(S) 6/1/2023- Act 047, 06/01/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1147). RHOADS LGO, JHA  HB167
SB419 SD1 HD1
Hawaii Carbon Smart Land Management Assistance Pilot Program; Department of Land and Natural Resources; Carbon Sequestration; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CARBON SEQUESTRATION.
Appropriates funds for the Hawaii carbon smart land management assistance pilot program. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 GABBARD, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, Fukunaga EEP, FIN  HB188
SB430 SD2 HD1
Hawaii Farm to Food Bank Program; Hawaii Food Assistance Program; Special Fund; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII FARM TO FOOD BANK PROGRAM.
Establishes the Hawaii Farm to Food Bank Program and Hawaii food assistance program special fund to alleviate food shortages in the State. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30pm; Conference Room 309. GABBARD, AWA, CHANG, Kidani, Kim, Moriwaki AGR, FIN
SB435 SD1 HD2 CD1
Wages and Hours of Employees on Public Works; Violations; Penalties; Suspension; DLIR
RELATING TO PUBLIC WORKS.
Orders the person or firm found to be in violation of the state law governing wages and hours of employees on public works to be jointly and severally liable for the penalty, with the penalty increasing for repeat violations. Requires each notice of violation to contain the names of the person and the firm. Defines a "person" and "firm" for purposes of violations of the state law governing wages and hours of employees on public works, and related penalties and suspension. Requires the director of labor and industrial relations to suspend the person and firm under specified conditions. (CD1)
(S) 6/1/2023- Act 051, 06/01/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1151). KEOHOKALOLE LGO, JHA, FIN
SB445 SD2 HD2
Pollution; Penalties; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO POLLUTION ABATEMENT.
Increases civil penalties for the violation of various pollution provisions. Establishes and appropriates funds for an environmental health specialist position within the clean water branch of the department of health. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. KEOHOKALOLE, LEE, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Keith-Agaran, Moriwaki, Wakai EEP, JHA, FIN
SB449 SD2 HD2
DBEDT; Governor; Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture; Appropriation; Reports ($)
RELATING TO THE FESTIVAL OF PACIFIC ARTS.
Appropriates funds to the department of business, economic development, and tourism for the governor to plan and coordinate the festival of pacific arts and culture to be held in Honolulu from 6/6/2024 to 6/16/2024. Requires the department of business, economic development, and tourism to submit, prior to the release of the funds appropriated by this Act, a report detailing how previous state funds that were appropriated for the festival were expended and, no later than twenty days prior to each regular session until the funds appropriated by this Act are fully expended or lapse, a report on the governor's festival expenses for the preceding year. Dissolves the commission on the 13th festival of pacific arts. Assigns to the governor the duties for planning and coordinating all state-sponsored and other celebration events staged for the festival of pacific arts and culture. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(S) 4/24/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 840). KEOHOKALOLE, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Ihara, Keith-Agaran, Wakai CAI, FIN  HB394
SB458 SD2 HD3
Geothermal Resources; Royalties; Geothermal Energy Resources Development Special Fund; DLNR; DBEDT; Hawaii State Energy Office; OHA; Reports
RELATING TO GEOTHERMAL ROYALTIES.
Establishes the geothermal energy resources development special fund. Requires annual reports to the Legislature. Redistributes geothermal royalties to the counties for specific purposes, geothermal energy resources development special fund, department of land and natural resources, and office of Hawaiian affairs. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD3)
(H) 4/13/2023- Received notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 888). WAKAI, CHANG, Fukunaga, Kidani, Shimabukuro EEP/WAL, CPC, FIN
SB459 SD2 HD1
Hydrogen Fueling System Subaccount; Zero-Emission Vehicle Fueling System Rebate Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HYDROGEN FUELING SYSTEM SUBACCOUNT.
Appropriates funds from the Hydrogen Fueling System Subaccount within the Public Utilities Commission Special Fund for the Zero-Emission Vehicle Fueling System Rebate Program. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. WAKAI EEP, CPC, FIN
SB473 SD1 HD2 CD1
Practice of Pharmacy; Dialysate Drugs or Devices; Manufacturers; Wholesalers; Third-Party Logistics Providers; Exemption
RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF PHARMACY.
Exempts manufacturers, wholesale distributors, manufacturers engaged in direct distribution to qualified persons, and third-party logistics providers of home dialysate drugs or devices from the license, registration, and permit requirements for pharmacies, under certain conditions. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. SHIMABUKURO, CHANG, INOUYE HLT, CPC
SB477 SD1 HD1
PUC; Deadlines; Merger, Consolidation, Acquisition, or Other Change of Control; Applications; Report
RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Requires the public utilities commission to make every effort to complete its review for a merger, consolidation, acquisition, or other change of control and issue a decision within nine months or twelve months from the date of a completed application. Requires the public utilities commission to establish standards for deeming an application complete. Specifies the process for objections and amendments to submitted applications. Allows for waiver or extension of the applicable time period. Requires the public utilities commission to submit a report to the legislature if those timelines are not met. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/24/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 976). KEOHOKALOLE CPC  HB370
SB478 SD2 HD1 CD1
Telecommunications and Cable Industry Information Reporting Requirements; Repeal; Broadband; Broadband Service Providers
RELATING TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND CABLE INDUSTRY INFORMATION REPORTING.
Repeals chapter 440J, HRS, relating to telecommunications and cable industry information reporting requirements for broadband service providers. Makes conforming amendments. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KEOHOKALOLE HET, CPC  HB371
SB483 SD1 HD2 CD1
Judiciary Package; Probate Code
RELATING TO THE UNIFORM PROBATE CODE.
Updates articles I through IV of the Uniform Probate Code to adjust for inflation, provide additional clarity, resolve issues that have arisen in probate practice, and address societal changes in familial relations. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA, FIN  HB383
SB497 SD1 HD1 CD1
Oversized Commercial Vehicles; Left Lane; Prohibition
RELATING TO COMMERCIAL VEHICLES.
Prohibits certain oversized commercial vehicles from driving in the far left lane on roadways with three or more lanes for traffic moving in the same direction, subject to certain exceptions. Effective 1/1/2024. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. ELEFANTE, LEE, Inouye JHA
SB500 SD1 HD2
UH; Mental Health Practitioners; Division of Student Success; Counseling and Student Development Center ($)
RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii at Manoa to establish additional permanent mental health practitioner positions within the Division of Student Success' Counseling and Student Development Center. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. ELEFANTE, AQUINO, KANUHA, KIM, SHIMABUKURO, Fukunaga, Ihara, Wakai HET, FIN
SB504 SD1 HD3
PFAS; Food Packaging; Food Service Ware; Cosmetics; Personal Care Products; Prohibition
RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
Prohibits the manufacture, sale, offer for sale, distribution for sale, and distribution for use of any food packaging, food service ware, cosmetic, or personal care product that contains intentionally added perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, with certain exceptions. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD3)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. GABBARD, CHANG, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Keith-Agaran EEP, CPC, FIN  HB748
SB516 SD1 HD2 CD1
Hemp Producers; Commercial Hemp Production; Labeling; Advertising; Hawaii-Grown Hemp; Hawaii-Processed Hemp
RELATING TO HEMP.
Requires that the identity statement used for labeling or advertising hemp products identify the percentage of Hawaii-grown and Hawaii-processed hemp and hemp of other origins contained in hemp products. Allows the use of the term "All Hawaiian" for hemp products in which one hundred per cent of the hemp is grown and processed in the State. (CD1)
(H) 5/2/2023- Received notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 993). GABBARD, CHANG, SAN BUENAVENTURA, Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran AGR, CPC  HB1424
SB531 SD2 HD1 CD1
School Facilities Authority; Executive Director; Appointment
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Authorizes the School Facilities Authority Board, rather than the Governor, to appoint an Executive Director of the School Facilities Authority. (CD1)
(S) 6/5/2023- Act 061, 06/05/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161). KANUHA EDN, FIN
SB586 SD2 HD1
Mufflers; Exhaust System; Motorcycle; Moped; Motor Vehicle; Certificate of Inspection; Motor Vehicle Repair; Penalties
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Conditions the issuance of a certificate of inspection upon a vehicle not being equipped with a noisy muffler or exhaust system. Requires rules regarding safety check inspections to ensure that a motorcycle, moped, or motor vehicle is not equipped with a noisy muffler or exhaust system. Suspends, revokes, or refuses renewal of a permit for an official inspection station upon a third or subsequent wilful violation of any rule regarding inspecting a noisy muffler or exhaust system. Increases the maximum fine for violating noisy muffler and exhaust system laws. Includes repairing or installing a noisy muffler or exhaust system as a prohibited practice for motor vehicle repair laws. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/24/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 976). MORIWAKI, CHANG, KEOHOKALOLE, RHOADS, Dela Cruz, Kidani, Wakai JHA  HB468
SB587 SD2 HD1
Noisy Exhaust Pipes and Mufflers; Fine Increase; Probable Cause; Police Officer
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Increases the fines for violating provisions relating to the installation of noisy exhaust pipes and mufflers. Authorizes police officers to conduct examinations and inspections if the officer has probable cause to believe that a vehicle's excessively noisy muffler is evidence of a violation. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/24/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 976). MORIWAKI, CHANG, KEOHOKALOLE, RHOADS, Dela Cruz, Elefante, Ihara, Kidani, Wakai JHA
SB588 SD2 HD1 CD1
DOT; Noise Detection Cameras; Excessive Noise; Pilot Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO EXCESSIVE NOISE.
Requires and appropriates funds from the State Highway Fund for the Department of Transportation, in conjunction with counties having a population greater than 500,000, to develop and implement a pilot program to use noise detection traffic cameras to address excessive traffic noise in urban areas in each participating county. Requires the Department of Transportation to submit a report to the Legislature. Sunsets 12/31/2025. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. MORIWAKI, CHANG, KIM, RHOADS, McKelvey, Wakai TRN, FIN  HB471
SB599 SD1 HD2 CD1
Respiratory Therapists; Supervision; Physician Assistants; Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Allows certain physician assistants to sign orders for respiratory therapy and plans of care. Expands the class of health care providers under whom respiratory therapists may practice respiratory care to include physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. SAN BUENAVENTURA HLT, CPC, FIN  HB664
SB602 SD2 HD1 CD1
Pharmacy Scope of Practice; CLIA-Waived Tests; Pharmacists; Permit; Education Requirements; Reporting Requirements
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Authorizes pharmacists to order, perform, and report the results of certain Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988-waived tests. Specifies educational and permitting requirements for the ordering, performance, and reporting the results of certain CLIA-waived tests. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. SAN BUENAVENTURA CPC  HB659
SB627 HD2
Elections; Campaign Finance; Use of Campaign Funds; Child Care; Vital Household Dependent Care
RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
Allows an election candidate, treasurer, or candidate committee to use campaign funds for the candidate's child care and vital household dependent care costs under certain conditions. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(S) 4/27/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 1:45PM; Conference Room 325. KIM, AQUINO, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, KEOHOKALOLE, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Ihara JHA, FIN  HB555
SB629 SD1 HD1
Hawaii Tourism Authority; Contracts; Marketing; Hawaii Convention Center; Authority; Powers
RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
Requires contracts entered into by the Hawaii Tourism Authority for management of the Hawaii Convention Center facility to include marketing for all uses of the facility. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 at 4:45 PM; Conference Room 225. KIM, AQUINO, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, Dela Cruz, Kidani TOU, FIN  HB229
SB637 SD1 HD2 CD1
Commercial Hemp Processing; Structures and Buildings; Registration Applications
RELATING TO HEMP.
Requires persons applying to register as hemp processors to include with their application form documentation that the processing does not include heat or volatile compounds or gases under pressure, such as cold-water extraction and is exempt from certain building permit and building code requirements, or documentation that the planned hemp processing operation is in a food hub or agricultural park. (CD1)
(H) 5/2/2023- Received notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 993). GABBARD AGR, CPC
SB652 SD1 HD1
Invasive Species; Control and Mitigation; Two-lined Spittlebug; Feral Chickens and Pigs; Pilot Program; Department of Agriculture; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
Appropriates funds to the department of agriculture to mitigate and control infestations of the two-lined spittlebug, undertake recovery efforts for lands damaged by the two-lined spittlebug, and establish a five-year pilot program to mitigate and control the significant increase in the population of feral chickens and pigs throughout the State. Requires reports to the Legislature. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309. GABBARD, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Inouye, Keith-Agaran AGR, FIN
SB655 SD1 HD2 CD1
Hemp Producers; Commercial Hemp Production; Cultivation
RELATING TO HEMP.
Authorizes the Department of Agriculture to align state hemp production administrative rules with federal exemptions for fiber, fuel, and seed grain hemp crops. (CD1)
(H) 5/2/2023- Received notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 993). GABBARD, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, Dela Cruz, Ihara AGR, JHA  HB1421
SB667 SD2 HD1
Nonprofit Organizations; GET; Fundraising; Exemption; Unrelated Trade or Business Activities
RELATING TO NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS.
Clarifies the application of the general excise tax law with regard to gross income derived from unrelated trade or business activities of nonprofit organizations. Effective 6/30/3000. Sunsets 12/31/2028. (HD1)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309. SAN BUENAVENTURA, DECOITE, MCKELVEY ECD, CPC, FIN
SB671 SD1 HD1
Drug Paraphernalia; Testing Products; Fentanyl Testing Strips; Uniform Controlled Substances Act; Exclusion
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Excludes fentanyl testing strips from the definition of drug paraphernalia in the uniform Controlled Substances Act. Defines fentanyl test strip. (HD1)
(S) 4/18/2023- Enrolled to Governor. SAN BUENAVENTURA, CHANG, MCKELVEY, RHOADS JHA
SB674 SD1 HD2 CD1
Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; Adoption; Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs; Rules; Hawaii Medical Board
RELATING TO THE INTERSTATE MEDICAL LICENSURE COMPACT.
Adopts the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact to create a comprehensive process that complements the existing licensing and regulatory authority of state medical boards and provides a streamlined process that allows physicians to become licensed in multiple states. Requires the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to adopt rules to implement and administer the Compact. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. SAN BUENAVENTURA, KEITH-AGARAN, Inouye, Keohokalole, Wakai HLT, CPC, FIN  HB666
SB682 SD1 HD2
Animal Fur Products; Trade; Prohibition; Department of Land and Natural Resources
RELATING TO ANIMAL FUR PRODUCTS.
Prohibits the sale, offer for sale, display for sale, trade, or distribution of certain animal fur products in the State. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 KEOHOKALOLE, MCKELVEY, RHOADS JHA, FIN
SB691 SD2 HD2 CD1
Minimum Efficiency Standards; Appliances; Chief Energy Officer; Hawaii State Energy Office
RELATING TO EFFICIENCY STANDARDS.
Allows the chief energy officer of the Hawaii state energy office to enforce minimum efficiency standards and adopt or amend efficiency standards. Sets minimum efficiency standards for portable electric spas, residential ventilating fans, toilets, urinals, and water coolers. Allows manufacturers to utilize the Home Ventilating Institute's certified products directory certification program to meet certain standards. Effective 6/30/2023. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KEOHOKALOLE, CHANG, DECOITE, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, Ihara, Kim EEP, CPC  HB194
SB693 SD1 HD2
Auditor; Impact Study; Insurance Coverage; Pharmacists; Reimbursement; Report; Appropriation
RELATING TO PHARMACISTS.
Requires the auditor to conduct an assessment on the social and financial impacts of mandating health insurance coverage for care provided by a participating registered pharmacist practicing within the scope of the pharmacist's license. Requires a report to the legislature before the 2024 regular session. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(S) 4/24/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 840). LEE HLT, CPC, FIN
SB696 SD1 HD1 CD1
Workers' Compensation; Average Weekly Wages; Volunteers
RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.
Authorizes wages of other employees in comparable employment to be considered when computing the average weekly wages of an injured public board member, reserve police officer, police chaplain, reserve public safety law enforcement officer, sheriffs' chaplain, volunteer firefighter, volunteer boating enforcement officer, or volunteer conservation and resources enforcement officer. Clarifies computation of average weekly wages of an injured volunteer firefighter for workers' compensation benefits purposes. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. RICHARDS, AQUINO, CHANG, KANUHA, Fukunaga, Keith-Agaran, Kidani, McKelvey LGO, CPC, FIN  HB57
SB699 SD2 HD1
State Capitol Tours; Governor; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO STATE CAPITOL TOURS.
Establishes a state capitol tours program within the office of the governor. Establishes two full-time equivalent positions. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/20/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 915). KIM, CHANG, ELEFANTE, KEITH-AGARAN, LEE, MCKELVEY, Keohokalole, San Buenaventura LMG, FIN
SB710 SD2 HD1
UH; Windward Community College; Education; Incarcerated Women; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO INCARCERATED WOMEN.
Appropriates moneys for an education and reentry program for incarcerated women. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 WAKAI, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, Ihara CMV, FIN  HB1129
SB712 SD2 HD1 CD1
Adult Corrections Officers; UH; Windward Community College; Trauma-Informed Certification Program
RELATING TO CORRECTIONS.
Establishes a trauma-informed certification program at the Windward Community College campus of the University of Hawaii for adult corrections officers. Requires the curriculum to include a level I trauma-informed care course designed for adult corrections officers. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. WAKAI, CHANG, KEOHOKALOLE, MCKELVEY, Awa, Elefante, Keith-Agaran CMV, FIN  HB1130
SB717 SD1 HD1
Alcohol; Beer; Liquor Tax Law; Liquor Law; Brewpubs
RELATING TO ALCOHOL.
Expands the definition of "beer" under the liquor tax laws and liquor laws to mean any alcoholic beverage containing no less than 0.5 per cent alcohol by volume obtained by fermentation of any infusion or decoction of malt or any substitute, including alcohol seltzer beverages and excluding sake, cooler beverages, and other distilled products. Authorizes brewpubs to sell beer they manufacture, or beer manufactured on their premises, subject to certain conditions. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/27/2023- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 888). MORIWAKI, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, Dela Cruz, Wakai CPC  HB374
SB725 SD2 HD2
DHRD; Teleworking; Telework Monitoring System; Pilot; Annual Report; Manager Training; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO TELEWORKING.
Requires and appropriates moneys for the department of human resources development to submit an annual report to the legislature on the telework policies of the executive branch. Establishes requirements for a pilot telework monitoring system to assess the productivity of telework employees. Appropriates funds for the annual report, pilot telework monitoring system, positions to manage the pilot telework monitoring system, and manager training. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(H) 4/24/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 976). MORIWAKI, CHANG, SHIMABUKURO, WAKAI, Ihara LGO, FIN
SB726 SD1 HD1 CD1
Department of Human Resources Development; Director; Administrative Assistant Position; Repeal
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT.
Repeals the administrative assistant position within the Department of Human Resources Development. Reassigns the responsibilities of the administrative assistant to the Director of Human Resources Development. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. MORIWAKI LGO, FIN
SB729 SD1 HD2 CD1
Real Estate Commission; Condominium Associations; Boards of Directors; Members; Leadership Training; Report
RELATING TO BOARD MEMBERS.
Requires the real estate commission to develop a curriculum for leadership training to be made available to board members of a condominium association and submit a progress report to the legislature. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. MORIWAKI HSG, CPC, FIN  HB1161
SB732 SD2 HD1 CD1
Indigenous Peoples' Day; Observed Day
RELATING TO STATE HOLIDAYS.
Designates the second Monday in October of each year as Indigenous Peoples' Day. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KANUHA, AQUINO, AWA, DECOITE, FEVELLA, INOUYE, KEOHOKALOLE, LEE, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, Kidani CAI, FIN
SB735 SD1 HD2
Water Rights; Commercial Kalo Farming; Native Hawaiian Practices; Exemptions
RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF WATER RIGHTS.
Exempts the instream use of water for commercial kalo cultivation conducted in a manner consistent with traditional and customary Native Hawaiian practices and on traditional kalo lands from the existing process for the disposition of water rights. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(H) 4/27/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 9:45AM in conference room 229. INOUYE, AQUINO, AWA, DECOITE, FEVELLA, KANUHA, KEOHOKALOLE, Kidani WAL, JHA, FIN  HB621
SB739 HD1
Native Hawaiian Caucus; Penal Code; Desecration; State of Mind; Definition
RELATING TO DESECRATION.
Expanding the requisite state of mind for the criminal offense of desecration to include "knowingly". Simplifies the definition of "desecrate". (HD1)
(S) 4/19/2023- Enrolled to Governor. DECOITE, AQUINO, INOUYE, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, Fevella, Kidani JHA
SB743 SD1 HD1 CD1
HDOA; Coffee Berry Borer; Coffee Leaf Rust; Pesticide Subsidy Program; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO COFFEE PEST CONTROL.
Extends the sunset date for the Coffee Berry Borer and Coffee Leaf Rust Pesticide Subsidy Program to 6/30/2025 and the program manager position, including the position's civil service and collective bargaining laws exemption, to 6/30/2026. Requires the Department of Agriculture to report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds for the operation and implementation of the Pesticide Subsidy Program. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KANUHA, AQUINO, CHANG, ELEFANTE, MCKELVEY, RICHARDS, Keith-Agaran, Kidani, Kim, Wakai AGR, FIN
SB744 SD1 HD1
Hawaii Invasive Species Council; Administrative Rules; Coffee Leaf Rust
RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
Requires the Hawaii Invasive Species Council to classify the fungal pathogen that causes coffee leaf rust as an invasive species in its administrative rules and to direct available funding for mitigation efforts, research, and prevention or control actions for coffee leaf rust. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 KANUHA, AQUINO, CHANG, MCKELVEY, RICHARDS, Awa, Dela Cruz, Elefante, Keith-Agaran, Kidani, Kim, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Wakai AGR, FIN
SB746 SD1 HD2 CD1
Coffee Labeling; Advertising; Requirements; Coffee Blends; Hawaii-grown Coffee; Hawaii-processed Coffee; Ready-to-Drink Coffee Beverages
RELATING TO COFFEE LABELING.
Expands the coffee labeling and advertising requirements to include ready-to-drink coffee beverages and the inner packages and inner wrapping labels of roasted coffee, instant coffee, and ready-to-drink coffee beverages. Specifies that the coffee labeling and advertising requirements apply if the applicable products are produced in whole or in part from Hawaii-grown and Hawaii-processed green coffee beans. Requires disclosure on the label of coffee blends of the respective geographic and regional origins and per cent by weight of the blended coffees. Prohibits use of the term "All Hawaiian" in labeling or advertising for roasted coffee or instant coffee not produced entirely from green coffee beans grown and processed in Hawaii. Effective 7/1/2024. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KANUHA, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Dela Cruz, Keohokalole, Kidani, Kim, Shimabukuro, Wakai AGR, CPC  HB559
SB759 SD2 HD2 CD1
Office of Primary Care and Rural Health; Rural Residents; Family Health Services Division; Department of Health; Report
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Requires the Office of Primary Care and Rural Health to oversee and support community efforts to collaboratively address the health and wellness needs of the State's most underserved rural residents to develop plans that align with appropriate providers' goals and objectives. Requires the Office of Primary Care and Rural Health to include a one-time summary of community plans with the report that is to be submitted to the Legislature prior to the Regular Session of 2024. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KANUHA, AQUINO, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, RICHARDS, Awa, Shimabukuro, Wakai HLT, FIN
SB764 SD1 HD3 CD1
Affordable Housing; Banks; Assets; Capital and Surplus; Commissioner of Financial Institutions; Aggregate Investments; Notice; Approval
RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
Allows a bank to invest, in aggregate, up to fifteen per cent of the bank's capital and surplus in limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations formed to invest in affordable housing residential properties without the prior approval of the Commissioner of Financial Institutions or an after-the-fact notice. Authorizes an eligible bank to make an investment exceeding fifteen per cent, but not exceeding twenty per cent, of the bank's capital and surplus without prior notification to, or approval by, the Commissioner if the eligible bank submits an after-the-fact notice. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KANUHA HSG, CPC, FIN  HB1236
SB775 SD1 HD2
Hunting Guides; Private Land; Annual Reports; DLNR; Written Permission
RELATING TO HUNTING GUIDES.
Requires hunting guides who take their clients to hunt on private lands to first obtain written permission from the owner, occupier, holder, or duly appointed agent of the private land, where appropriate. Requires hunting guides to provide copies of the written permissions and other information as part of their annual reports to the Department of Land and Natural Resources. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(S) 4/18/2023- Senate Conferees Appointed: Inouye Chair; Gabbard Co-Chair; Elefante. DECOITE, AQUINO, CHANG, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, RHOADS, Awa, Kanuha, Kidani, Kim, Richards, Shimabukuro, Wakai WAL, JHA
SB781 SD2 HD2
Solar Distributed Energy Resource Systems; Online Building Permitting Tools; Work on Certain Structures; Professional Engineer, Architect, Surveyor, and Landscape Architects; Licensure Exemption
RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
Requires government entities in the State that issue building permits to implement SolarAPP+ or a functionally equivalent online automated permitting platform that verifies code compliance and issues permits to licensed contractors for solar distributed energy resource systems in real time by 1/1/2024. Requires government entities in the State that issue building permits in territories served by an investor-owned electric utility to adopt self-certification for residential and commercial on-site solar distributed energy resource systems that are not SolarAPP+ compatible. Makes the professional engineers, architects, surveyors, and landscape architects licensure law inapplicable to work with respect to residential distributed energy resource systems. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. DECOITE, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, Kidani, Wakai EEP/WAL, CPC, FIN  HB195
SB782 SD2 HD1
HDOA; Taro Farmers; Grants; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO TARO.
Establishes and appropriates funds for a grant program in the Department of Agriculture to provide grants to taro farmers in meeting the costs of cultivating taro for consumption. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30pm; Conference Room 309. DECOITE, AQUINO, AWA, CHANG, KANUHA, MCKELVEY, RICHARDS, Fukunaga, Kidani, Wakai AGR, FIN  HB275
SB784 SD1 HD2
Airlines; Subsidy; Pilot Program; Molokai Airport; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AIRLINES.
Requires the department of transportation to establish and implement a two-year airline subsidy pilot program at Molokai airport to assist airlines in offsetting the costs of operation. Appropriates funds. Sunsets 7/1/2025. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(H) 4/20/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 915). DECOITE, CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, MCKELVEY, Elefante, Keohokalole, Kidani, Kim, Shimabukuro, Wakai TRN, JHA, FIN
SB786 SD1 HD2
Hiking Trails; Search and Rescue; Trespassing; Reimbursement; Signage
RELATING TO SEARCH AND RESCUE.
Requires government entities to seek reimbursement for all or a portion of search or rescue expenses for persons who require rescue after leaving a hiking trail to enter an area closed to the public or hiking on a trail closed to the public, and there is a sign giving notice of the closure. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(H) 4/26/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 985). DECOITE, AQUINO, AWA, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, KIM, MCKELVEY, MORIWAKI, WAKAI, Dela Cruz, Kidani, Shimabukuro WAL, JHA, FIN
SB795 SD2 HD1
Motion Picture, Digital Media, and Film Production Income Tax Credit; Compliance; Cure
RELATING TO TAXES.
Requires productions to provide evidence of reasonable efforts to comply with all applicable requirements to qualify for the motion picture, digital media, and film production income tax credit. Requires taxpayers be given notice of and an opportunity to cure requirements for the motion picture, digital media, and film production income tax credit within thirty days of receiving the notice. Takes effect 1/6/2050. (HD1)
(H) 4/20/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 915). DECOITE ECD, FIN  HB1314
SB797 SD1 HD2
Time Share Plans; Disclosure Statement; Primary Plan Documents; Supplementary Plan Documents; Material Liens; Title Defects; Encumbrances; Contracted Private Consultant
RELATING TO TIME SHARING PLANS.
Specifies that primary plan documents be listed in the public disclosure statement of a time share plan. Specifies when supplementary plan documents are to be considered primary plan documents subject to disclosure. 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 review of encumbrances by a contracted private consultant shall be waived upon the certification from the developer that the developer reviewed all encumbrances on title and determined that the time share interest is free and clear of blanket liens or that identifies all blanket liens. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(S) 4/21/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 829). DECOITE TOU, CPC  HB11
SB798 SD1 HD1 CD1
Time Sharing; Time Share; Out-of-State Time Share Units; Zoning Requirements
RELATING TO TIME SHARING.
Requires a developer's application for registration or annexation to include a list of projects containing out-of-state time share units and a statement that the developer has verified that those units are in compliance or not prohibited under the laws of the jurisdiction where the units are located. Clarifying that a developer is not required to submit any other evidence of such compliance to register in Hawaii. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. DECOITE TOU, CPC  HB12
SB799 SD1 HD2 CD1
Time Share Plans; Title Reports; Blanket Liens
RELATING TO TIME SHARING PLANS.
For time share plans that use title holding trusts, requires the developer to submit a title report evidencing that the title is vested in the trustee. For time share plans that use a notice of time share plan, requires the recordation of the notice and its submission. For time share plans that use alternative arrangements, requires the recordation of any alternative arrangement documents. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. DECOITE TOU, CPC  HB13
SB811 SD2 HD2 CD1
Department of Health; Department of Labor and Industrial Relations; Department of Human Services; County Police Departments; Demographic Data; State Agencies; Publication; Ethnicities; Task Force
RELATING TO DEMOGRAPHIC DATA.
Establishes a task force to assess demographic data collection, processing, retention, and sharing procedures, needs, and challenges. Requires a report to the Legislature. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. AQUINO, CHANG, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, SAN BUENAVENTURA, Wakai LGO, FIN
SB813 SD1 HD2 CD1
Court Interpreters; Study; Hourly Fees; Judiciary; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO COURT INTERPRETERS.
Beginning in 2026 and every three years thereafter, requires the Judiciary to conduct a study on interpreter fees. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. INOUYE, AQUINO, CHANG, ELEFANTE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIM, MCKELVEY, RHOADS JHA, FIN  HB219
SB814 SD2 HD2 CD1
Electronic Information Technology; Accessibility; Multilingual; Limited English Proficiency; Standards; Office of Enterprise Technology Services; Office of Language Access; Working Group; Procurement; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO ELECTRONIC INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACCESSIBILITY FOR PERSONS WITH LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY.
Requires the Office of Enterprise Technology Services, in consultation with the Office of Language Access and a working group comprising stakeholders, to develop and publish, and periodically review and update, electronic information technology multilingual accessibility standards to be implemented by all state entities. Appropriates funds for one full-time equivalent (1.00 FTE) position. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. RHOADS, AQUINO, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, Inouye LGO, FIN
SB818 SD1 HD2
Agribusiness Development Corporation; Department of Agriculture; Aquaculture Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO AQUACULTURE.
Transfers the business, processing, distribution, and marketing functions of the Aquaculture Program from the Department of Agriculture to the Agribusiness Development Corporation. Appropriates moneys. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(H) 4/18/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 904). DELA CRUZ, AQUINO, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, Kidani, Wakai AGR, WAL, FIN
SB821 SD1 HD2 CD1
Illegal Fireworks Task Force; DLE; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
Establishes the Illegal Fireworks Task Force within the Department of Law Enforcement to stop the importation of illegal fireworks and explosives into the State, promote compliance with the fireworks control laws, and ensure the safety and security of facilities and institutions in the State against the discharge of illegal fireworks and explosives. Requires reports to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. Sunsets 6/30/2025. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. DELA CRUZ, CHANG, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, KEOHOKALOLE, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, Elefante, Kidani, Kim, Wakai JHA, FIN
SB830 SD2 HD1 CD1
Critical Emergency Response; Pilot Program; DOE; State Public Charter School Commission; Safety; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONSE.
Establishes within the Department of Education, a one-year Critical Emergency Response Pilot Program to establish a critical emergency response team for each department school located in central Oahu selected by the Department of Education to participate in the Pilot Program. Establishes within the State Public Charter School Commission, a one-year Critical Emergency Response Pilot Program to establish a critical emergency response team for each public charter school selected by the Commission to participate in the Pilot Program. Requires the Department of Education and State Public Charter School Commission to report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. DELA CRUZ EDN, FIN  HB942
SB833 SD2 HD3 CD1
Wahiawa Irrigation System; Land Purchase; Office of the Governor; HDOA; ADC; DLNR; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO THE WAHIAWA IRRIGATION SYSTEM.
Requires the Office of the Governor to negotiate the State's fee simple acquisition of the Wahiawa Irrigation System on the island of Oahu. Authorizes and appropriates funds for the Department of Agriculture, Agribusiness Development Corporation, and Department of Land and Natural Resources to purchase, repair, and maintain the Wahiawa Irrigation System and the associated spillway. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. DELA CRUZ WAL, JHA, FIN
SB844 SD2 HD1
Special Number Plates; Malama Puuloa; Motor Vehicles
RELATING TO SPECIAL NUMBER PLATES.
Authorizes the issuance of special number plates to commemorate Malama Puuloa. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/24/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 840). AQUINO CAI, FIN
SB855 SD1 HD2 CD1
Condominiums; Budgets; Fire Safety Equipment; Fire Safety Installation; Replacement Reserves Assessments Study
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUM RESERVE REQUIREMENTS.
Authorizes a condominium association to provide a summary of the required information in its budget. Authorizes a condominium association's reserve study to forecast a loan or special assessment to fund life safety equipment or installations for any building located in a county with a population greater than five hundred thousand. Authorizes a condominium association to use a third party to conduct a reserves study on behalf of the condominium. Clarifies the information to be included in the description of how the estimated replacement reserves assessments are computed. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2023- Enrolled to Governor. FUKUNAGA, CHANG, MORIWAKI, RHOADS CPC, FIN  HB803
SB865 SD2 HD1 CD1
HCDA; Affordable Housing; Ninety-Nine Year Leasehold Program; Positions; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO HOUSING.
Establishes the Ninety-Nine Year Leasehold Program to develop low-cost residential condominium units on state-owned and county-owned land in urban redevelopment sites to be sold in leasehold by the Hawaii Community Development Authority to qualified residents. Provides for the disposition of lands that are acquired by the Hawaii Community Development Authority but no longer needed for the program. Establishes positions. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. CHANG, AQUINO, KEOHOKALOLE, Kidani HSG/WAL, FIN
SB869 SD2 HD1
Youth Commission; Quorum
RELATING TO THE YOUTH COMMISSION.
Clarifies that a majority of the members appointed to the Youth Commission shall constitute a quorum to do business. (HD1)
(S) 4/21/2023- Enrolled to Governor. CHANG, LEE, Elefante, Kidani JHA
SB894 SD2 HD2 CD1
Office of Wellness and Resilience; Advisory Board; Traumainformed Care Task Force; Office of the Governor; DHS
RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF WELLNESS AND RESILIENCE.
Transfers the Office of Wellness and Resilience from the Office of the Governor to the Department of Human Services on 7/1/2025. Extends the Trauma-Informed Care Task Force dissolution date to 6/30/2025 and establishes the Task Force as an advisory board to the Office of Wellness and Resilience until its dissolution. Reconstitutes the membership of the Trauma-Informed Care Task Force into a permanent advisory board to the Office of Wellness and Resilience to be called the Wellness and Resilience Advisory Board. Effective 1/1/2024. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. SAN BUENAVENTURA, MCKELVEY, Keith-Agaran HUS/HLT, FIN  HB487
SB898 SD2 HD1 CD1
HPHA; State Rent Supplement Program for Kupuna; Reports; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO KUPUNA HOUSING.
Temporarily expands the State Rent Supplement Program specifically for qualified persons who are sixty-two years of age or older and are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless. Requires the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to submit annual reports to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. Sunsets 6/30/2026. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. MORIWAKI, CHANG, DECOITE, FEVELLA, INOUYE, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, KIM, LEE, MCKELVEY, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SHIMABUKURO, Ihara HSG, FIN  HB648
SB900 SD2 HD2 CD1
Kupuna Caucus; Hawaii State Health Insurance Assistance Program; Executive Office on Aging; Annual Reports; Program Specialists; Positions; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE HEALTH INSURANCE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
Requires the Executive Office on Aging to submit to the Legislature annual progress reports on the Hawaii State Health Insurance Assistance Program. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. MORIWAKI, CHANG, DECOITE, FEVELLA, INOUYE, KANUHA, KIM, LEE, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, Ihara, Keith-Agaran, San Buenaventura HLT, FIN  HB649
SB911 SD1 HD1
Juror; Qualifications; Felon; Conviction; Finally Discharged; Pardoned
RELATING TO JURORS.
Clarifies that a prospective juror is disqualified to serve as a juror if they have been convicted of a felony and have not been finally discharged, in addition to not being pardoned. Effective 1/1/2024. (HD1)
(S) 4/21/2023- Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 831). RHOADS, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN JHA  HB751
SB926 SD1 HD1
Pedestrians; Safety; Street Crossing
RELATING TO PEDESTRIANS.
Authorizes pedestrians to act contrary to the statewide traffic code when a reasonably careful pedestrian would determine that there is no immediate danger of a collision with a moving vehicle. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/24/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 976). RHOADS JHA
SB930 SD1 HD2 CD1
Residential Landlord-Tenant Code; Application Screening Fee; Tenant Report; Credit Report; Informational Materials; Office of Consumer Protection
RELATING TO THE RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.
Beginning 5/1/2024, allows a landlord or landlord's agent to charge an application screening fee for certain applicants at the time a rental application is processed for a dwelling unit; requires the landlord or landlord's agent to provide a receipt for payment of the application screening fee and a breakdown of the fee; and requires the landlord or landlord's agent to return any unauthorized fee amounts to the applicant. Requires the office of consumer protection to produce and make available informational materials and publicize requirements regarding application fees and related rights and obligations. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. RHOADS, CHANG, Keith-Agaran HSG, CPC  HB644
SB933 SD1 HD1 CD1
Temporary Restraining Orders; Remote Attendance; Domestic Abuse
RELATING TO TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDERS.
Authorizes the family courts to allow petitioners to attend TRO hearings remotely upon request. Requires the courts to consider certain factors. Requires the courts to allow petitioners who allege domestic abuse to attend TRO hearings remotely. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. RHOADS JHA  HB352
SB941 SD2 HD1 CD1
Department of Education; School Facilities Authority; Teacher Housing; Workforce Housing; Classrooms; School Facilities Special Fund; Rules; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE SCHOOL FACILITIES AUTHORITY.
Authorizes the School Facilities Authority to partner with public and private agencies to develop housing on or off campus for teachers, educators, and staff and develop classrooms. Authorizes the School Facilities Authority to request any state or county agency to render services to the Authority. Authorizes the School Facilities Authority to contract to manage the leasing and property management of housing projects or transfer the property to another public agency. Authorizes the School Facilities Authority to transfer appropriated funds to partner state agencies for the development of housing and classrooms, subject to approval by the Governor. Appropriates funds out of the School Facilities Special Fund to be expended by the School Facilities Authority for the construction of housing and classrooms. Authorizes the School Facilities Authority to adopt administrative rules to lease vacant housing. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KIDANI HSG/EDN, FIN
SB944 SD1 HD2 CD1
Uniform Parentage Act; Attorney General; Task Force; Report
RELATING TO THE UNIFORM PARENTAGE ACT.
Requires the Department of the Attorney General to convene a task force to recommend amendments to update existing parentage laws that reflect outdated concepts of families, parenthood, conception and gestation, and parental rights. Requires an interim and final report to the Legislature. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KEOHOKALOLE, MCKELVEY, Shimabukuro HLT, JHA  HB665
SB945 SD2 HD2 CD2
DCCA; Division of Financial Institutions; Special Purpose Digital Currency Companies; Licensure; Digital Currency Innovation Lab; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE DIGITAL CURRENCY LICENSURE.
Beginning 1/1/2024, establishes within the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Division of Financial Institutions a program for the licensure, regulation, and oversight of special purpose digital currency companies. Extends operations of companies in the Digital Currency Innovation Lab under certain circumstances. Appropriates funds. (CD2)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KEOHOKALOLE, SHIMABUKURO, McKelvey CPC, FIN
SB966 HD1 CD1
Solid Waste; Felony Disposal; Petty Misdemeanor Disposal; Penalties; Imprisonment; Forfeiture of Vehicle
RELATING TO DISPOSAL OF SOLID WASTE.
Subjects to forfeiture any vehicle used in the commission of felony disposal of solid waste or petty misdemeanor disposal of solid waste. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. LEE, CHANG, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, Keith-Agaran, Moriwaki EEP, JHA
SB968 SD2 HD1 CD1
DAGS; DOT; Parking Stall Sharing; Bicycle Storage Locker; Public Employee Parking
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Requires the Department of Accounting and General Services to collaborate with the Department of Transportation to develop, implement, administer, and manage a program to enable parking stall sharing among public employees of the State and a pilot project to provide bicycle storage lockers at facilities where parking is made available to public employees. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. LEE, CHANG, ELEFANTE, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, Ihara TRN/LGO, FIN  HB1419
SB971 SD2 HD2
DOE; State Public Charter School Commission; Student Transportation; Bus Passes; Public High School Students; Charter High School Students; Report; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO STUDENT TRANSPORTATION.
Requires the department of education and state public charter school commission to collect certain data on county bus pass usage for public high school and charter high school students. Requires annual reports to the Legislature. Appropriates funds to the department of education and to the state public charter school commission to provide public high school and charter high school students with bus passes. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 LEE, CHANG, MCKELVEY EDN, FIN
SB975 SD2 HD3 CD1
Electronic Smoking Devices; Unlawful Shipment of Tobacco Products; Penalties; E-Liquids; Tobacco Products; License Fees; Permit Fees; Tax
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Establishes the offense of unlawful shipment of tobacco products. Includes electronic smoking devices and e-liquids under the definition of "tobacco products" for purposes of the cigarette tax and tobacco tax law. Amends the license and permit fees for wholesalers, dealers, and retailers. Beginning 1/1/2024, imposes an excise tax on each electronic smoking device or e-liquid sold, used, or possessed by a wholesaler or dealer. Repeals the electronic smoking device retailer registration unit under the department of the attorney general. Repeals provisions governing delivery sales. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. RHOADS, CHANG, KEOHOKALOLE, SHIMABUKURO, Awa, Elefante, Kidani HLT, JHA, FIN  HB833
SB989 HD2
Drones; Unmanned Aircraft System; Trespass; Penalty
RELATING TO UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS.
Establishes the offense of trespass with an unmanned aircraft system as a misdemeanor. (HD2)
(S) 6/5/2023- Act 058, 06/05/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1158). RHOADS TRN, JHA
SB1005 SD2 HD1
Primary Election; President; Establishment; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF THE PRESIDENT.
Establishes presidential preference primary elections. Makes an appropriation. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309. RHOADS, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN JHA, FIN  HB1485
SB1016 SD1 HD1
Hawaii Health Systems Corporation; Maui Regional System Facilities; Public-Private Partnerships; Private Entity; Agreements
RELATING TO PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE DELIVERY OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES.
Expands the definition of "private entity" to include business organizations that are authorized to transact business in the State, including nonprofit management entities that have a certificate of need or license to operate one or more community hospitals or hospitals serving a rural population licensed under the laws of any state. Beginning 1/1/2024, require the chief executive officer of the Hawaii health systems corporation to provide written comments to the governor before the State enters into any new agreement with a private entity or modifies or terminates any existing agreement to transfer the right and responsibility to manage, operate and otherwise provide health care services at one or more facilities of the Maui regional system. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. KEITH-AGARAN, AQUINO, DECOITE, MCKELVEY HLT, CPC, FIN  HB1460
SB1022 HD1 CD1
Early Learning Board; Appointment; Governor
RELATING TO THE EARLY LEARNING BOARD.
Amends the composition and qualifications of the Early Learning Board to consist of individuals from each county, instead of from particular entities or types of providers. Establishes general qualifications for the members of the Early Learning Board appointed by the Governor. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. DELA CRUZ EDN, FIN
SB1024 SD2 HD1 CD1
Department of Transportation; Zero-Emissions Transportation Goals; Ground Transportation; Interisland Transportation; Transpacific Transportation; Working Groups; Reports
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Establishes long-term goals for zero-emissions transportation in Hawaii and abroad to reduce and eliminate transportation emissions. Establishes the clean ground transportation working group and the interisland and clean transportation working group. Requires reports to the Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission and the Legislature. Effective 7/1/2023. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. LEE TRN/EEP, FIN
SB1027 SD1 HD1
Combat Sports Contests; Combat Sports Commission of Hawaii; Prohibitions; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO COMBAT SPORTS.
Establishes the combat sports commission of Hawaii. Provides for regulation of combat sports. Prohibits no rules combat or similar contests. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/26/2023- Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-27-23 2:06PM; Conference Room 224. INOUYE, SHIMABUKURO, Wakai CPC, FIN
SB1044 SD2 HD2
DOE; Behavioral Health Services; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
Appropriates funds to hire complex-based licensed behavioral health specialists for Hawaii's rural public schools. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 SHIMABUKURO, CHANG, ELEFANTE, MCKELVEY, Ihara, Keith-Agaran, San Buenaventura EDN, HLT, FIN  HB603
SB1057 SD2 HD2 CD1
Employment; Job Listing; Disclosure; Equal Pay; Discrimination
RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT EARNINGS.
Requires certain job listings to include an hourly rate or salary range. Prohibits an employer from discriminating between employees because of any protected category established under state law, by paying wages to employees in an establishment at a rate less than the rate at which the employer pays wages to other employees in the establishment for substantially similar work. Effective 1/1/2024. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. LEE, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, RHOADS, Ihara ECD/LGO, JHA
SB1064 SD2 HD2 CD1
DLNR; BLNR; Dam and Reservoirs; Grant Program; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO DAM AND APPURTENANCE SAFETY.
Establishes the Dam and Appurtenance Improvement or Removal Grant Program for plans, design, construction, and equipment that is used to improve or remove deficient dams and appurtenances as determined by the Department of Land and Natural Resources. Specifies eligibility requirements for dam and appurtenance improvement or removal grants. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KEITH-AGARAN, CHANG, MCKELVEY WAL, FIN  HB750
SB1068 SD2 HD1
Hawaii State Planning Act; OPSD; Beach Assessment Study; Beach and Shoreline Adaptation, Restoration, and Conservation Plan; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO BEACHES.
Includes in the State's policies for the physical environment under the Hawaii State Planning Act, the promotion of statewide beach assessments and beach and shoreline adaptation, restoration, and conservation and the pursuit of compatible relationships among activities, facilities, Native Hawaiian traditional practices mauka to makai, and natural resources. Appropriates funds to the Office of Planning and Sustainable Development for the development of a statewide beach assessment study and shoreline adaptation, restoration, and conservation plan. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 5:00PM in conference room 229. KEITH-AGARAN, CHANG, ELEFANTE, KEOHOKALOLE, LEE, MCKELVEY, Richards, Wakai WAL, FIN  HB589
SB1076 SD2 HD2 CD1
Digital Voter Information Guide; Ballot; Office of Elections; AG; Counties; Corporation Counsel; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Requires the Office of Elections to prepare a digital voter information guide; post the guide on its website in compliance with certain accessibility standards; and mail each ballot with a notice that states a voter information guide may be found on its website. Requires the Attorney General and county corporation counsels to draft explanations of proposed constitutional or charter amendment ballot questions and translate them into certain languages for purposes of the digital voter information guide. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, RHOADS JHA, FIN  HB1476
SB1079 SD1 HD1 CD1
Expungement; Operating a Vehicle After Consuming a Measurable Amount of Alcohol; Property Offenses; Judiciary
RELATING TO EXPUNGEMENT.
Requires courts to, upon application to the court, expunge records of convictions, if the sentencing occurred before 1998, for first-time offenses involving: (1) operating a vehicle after consuming a measurable amount of alcohol while under the age of twenty-one years; and (2) certain property offenses. Takes effect 7/1/2025. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY JHA  HB1470
SB1086 SD2 HD2 CD1
State Highway Safety and Modernization Council; Composition; Duties
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Renames the State Highway Safety Council to the State Highway Safety and Modernization Council. Amends the composition and duties of the State Highway Safety and Modernization Council. Effective 7/1/2023. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. LEE, CHANG, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Keith-Agaran, Wakai TRN, JHA
SB1129 SD2 HD2
Department of Accounting and General Services; Procurement Threshold; Small Purchases
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
Amends the procurement threshold for small purchases. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:00PM; Conference Room 225 MCKELVEY, CHANG, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, Fukunaga, Kidani LGO, FIN
SB1135 HD2
Hawaii Public Procurement Code; Administrative Proceedings for Review; Cash or Protest Bond; Return to Party; Forfeiture
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
Requires cash or protest bonds to be returned to the initiating party, less twice the amount of the administrative costs, except in cases where the appeal was frivolous or made in bad faith. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:00PM; Conference Room 225 MCKELVEY LGO, FIN  HB1164
SB1136 SD1 HD1
Makena State Park; Carrying Capacity; Study; Office of Planning and Sustainable Development; Report to Legislature; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO STATE PARKS.
Requires the Office of Planning and Sustainable Development to conduct a study of the carrying capacity of Makena State Park in Maui County. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/24/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 840). MCKELVEY, Keith-Agaran, Wakai WAL, FIN  HB702
SB1138 HD2
Hawaii Public Procurement Code; Protest; Debriefing; Disclosure of Competing Proposals
RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
Prohibits a procurement officer from disclosing a competing offeror's proposal or evaluation score, except the summary of scores, during a debriefing requested by a non-selected offeror. Authorizes the disclosure of a competing offeror's proposal or evaluation score after a protest is resolved and the contract is executed. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(S) 4/18/2023- Senate Conferees Appointed: McKelvey Chair; Elefante Co-Chair; Awa. MCKELVEY LGO, FIN
SB1141 SD2 HD2 CD1
DOE; DHRD; Workers' Compensation; Hawaii State Public Library System; Position; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.
Transfers the rights, powers, functions, duties, resources, and individual budget of the Hawaii State Public Library System relating to workers' compensation for its employees from the Department of Education to the Department of Human Resources Development. Transfers one full-time equivalent permanent position from the Hawaii State Public Library System to the Department of Human Resources Development. Appropriates funds for the salary and benefits of a human resources specialist position to the Department of Human Resources Development. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. MCKELVEY, KEITH-AGARAN LGO/EDN, FIN
SB1151 SD2 HD1 CD1
Hawaii Community College Promise Program; Certificate Programs; FAFSA; Exemption
RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROMISE PROGRAM.
Exempts University of Hawaii community college students who are enrolled in certificate programs from the requirement to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid each academic year to be considered eligible for the Hawaii Community College Promise Program. (CD1)
(S) 6/5/2023- Act 057, 06/05/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1157). MCKELVEY, AQUINO, CHANG, LEE, SAN BUENAVENTURA HET, FIN
SB1163 SD1 HD1 CD1
Hawaii Emergency Management Agency; Department of Defense; Civil Air Patrol; Civilian Auxiliary Aviation Services; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO CIVIL AIR PATROL.
Appropriates funds for civilian auxiliary aviation services of the type performed by the civil air patrol. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KEITH-AGARAN, ELEFANTE, MCKELVEY CMV, FIN  HB903
SB1166 SD2 HD2 CD1
Driver's Licenses; Online Renewal
RELATING TO THE RENEWAL OF DRIVER'S LICENSES.
Allows for the renewal of driver's licenses online in addition to by mail. Effective 7/1/2025. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. LEE, CHANG, ELEFANTE, KEITH-AGARAN, KEOHOKALOLE, MCKELVEY, SAN BUENAVENTURA, Dela Cruz, Wakai JHA, FIN
SB1173 SD1 HD2
Vehicles; Exhaust Emissions; Penalty
RELATING TO VEHICLES.
Prohibits a person from causing a diesel- or gas-powered vehicle to discharge clearly visible smoke, soot, or other exhaust emissions onto another person or motor vehicle. Establishes a minimum $500 fine for violators. (HD2)
(S) 4/18/2023- Enrolled to Governor. LEE, CHANG, MCKELVEY, MORIWAKI, RHOADS, Elefante, San Buenaventura, Wakai TRN, JHA
SB1189 SD1 HD1 CD1
Campaign Finance; Reports; Candidates
RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
Requires candidates, or the treasurer of their candidate committee, to file a preliminary campaign finance report on February 28 of the year of a general election. Effective 1/1/2026. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. IHARA, AWA JHA
SB1196 SD1 HD1
Boards; Commissions; Holdover Member; Limitation
RELATING TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.
Clarifies that the authorization for board and commission holdover members to continue in office until a successor is nominated and appointed, but not beyond the end of the second regular legislative session following the expiration of the member's term of office, takes precedence over all conflicting statutes concerning holdover members. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/18/2023- Senate Conferees Appointed: McKelvey Chair; Rhoads Co-Chair; Awa. KIM, CHANG, DELA CRUZ, KEITH-AGARAN, KEOHOKALOLE, MORIWAKI, WAKAI, Ihara LGO, JHA  HB545
SB1230 SD2 HD1 CD1
Firearms; Permits; Licenses; Enforcement
RELATING TO FIREARMS.
Prohibits firearms in certain locations and premises. Requires possession and disclosure of a license to carry. Prohibits leaving an unsecured firearm in a vehicle unattended. Prohibits consuming or being under the influence of alcohol, an intoxicating liquor, or a controlled substance when carrying a firearm. Prohibits carrying or possessing firearms on certain private property without express authorization. Requires annual reports from the department of the attorney general on carry licenses. Amends the requirements for, and revocation of, firearms permits and licenses. Amends the disqualification of persons from owning, possessing, or controlling a firearm. Expands the qualified immunity for health care providers who provide information on firearms applicants to include physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses. (CD1)
(S) 6/2/2023- Act 052, 06/02/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1152). WAKAI, CHANG, RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, Keohokalole, Moriwaki JHA, FIN
SB1232 SD1 HD1 CD1
Board of Education; State Library System; State Librarian; Fees; Assessment
RELATING TO THE STATE LIBRARY SYSTEM.
Authorizes the State Librarian, with approval from the Board of Education, to impose and collect rates, rents, fees, fines and charges for the use of state library facilities and revise rates, rents, fees, and charges as necessary without regard to chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Sunsets 6/30/2028. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. WAKAI, AQUINO, CHANG, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, San Buenaventura EDN, FIN
SB1254 SD2 HD2 CD1
Kaiwi Coast State Park; DLNR; Appropriation
RELATING TO THE KAIWI COAST.
Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to petition the Board of Land and Natural Resources to designate certain lands as the "Kaiwi Coast State Park". Establishes certain conditions for the Kaiwi Coast State Park. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. LEE WAL, JHA, FIN
SB1267 SD1 HD1
Protective Orders; Jurisdiction; Domestic Abuse; Harassment
RELATING TO PROTECTIVE ORDERS.
Expands the jurisdiction for where petitions for domestic abuse protective orders and temporary restraining orders may be filed. (HD1)
(S) 4/19/2023- Enrolled to Governor. INOUYE, AQUINO, CHANG, MCKELVEY, Dela Cruz, Elefante, Keohokalole, Moriwaki, San Buenaventura, Wakai JHA  HB752
SB1268 SD1 HD2
Agricultural Enterprise Lands Program; Non-Agricultural Park Lands Program
RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
Makes technical changes to the statutory definitions of "agricultural enterprise lands" and "non-agricultural park lands" for clarification and consistency purposes. (HD2)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) AGR, JHA  HB970
SB1277 SD2 HD2 CD1
Claims Against the State; Appropriations; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE, ITS OFFICERS, OR ITS EMPLOYEES.
Makes appropriations and approves payments for claims against the State, its officers, and its employees. (CD1)
(S) 6/1/2023- Act 039, 06/01/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1139). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JHA, FIN  HB979
SB1286 SD1 HD2
Affordable Housing; HCDA; Lease of State Land; Kakaako Community Development District; Pilot Program
RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.
Increases options to build affordable housing by allowing the Hawaii community development authority to conduct a pilot program to lease real property for one project in the Kakaako community development district for a term of ninety-nine years. Requires reports to legislature. Repeals 6/30/2122. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(S) 4/27/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 10:30AM; Conference Room 229. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) WAL, JHA, FIN  HB988
SB1291 SD1 HD1
Office of Planning and Sustainable Development, Sea Level Rise Adaptation; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO SEA LEVEL RISE ADAPTATION.
Requires the Office of Planning and Sustainable Development, in cooperation with each state agency having operational responsibilities over state facilities to develop a standardized process to conduct vulnerability assessments for facilities at risk from sea level rise and guidance to agencies on how to conduct the vulnerability assessments for their facilities. Makes an appropriation. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/27/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 9:45AM in conference room 229. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) WAL, FIN  HB993
SB1296 SD2 HD2
OPSD; DBEDT; Hawaii Economic Development District Planning Organization; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO DESIGNATED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT.
Establishes the Hawaii Economic Development District Planning Organization and governing board within the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism. Designates the Office of Planning and Sustainable Development to organize the Hawaii Economic Development District Planning Organization. Establishes full-time equivalent temporary, exempt positions. Makes an appropriation. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 3:30PM in conference room 325. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) ECD, FIN  HB998
SB1311 SD2 HD1
Employees' Retirement System; Repeal; Act 192, Session Laws of Hawaii 2007
RELATING TO THE REPEAL OF ACT 192, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2007.
Repeals Act 192, Session Laws of Hawaii 2007, which requires the employees' retirement system to divest itself of investments in companies that provide support for genocide in Darfur, Sudan, and provide annual reports to the legislature on the status of divestment. (HD1)
(S) 4/25/2023- This measure has been deferred. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LGO, FIN  HB1013
SB1313 SD1 HD1 CD1
Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund; Salary Determination
RELATING TO THE HAWAII EMPLOYER-UNION HEALTH BENEFITS TRUST FUND.
Enables the board of trustees of the Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund to establish appropriate salaries for the Administrator and Chief Investment Officer of the Trust Fund. (CD1)
(S) 6/1/2023- Act 038, 06/01/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1138). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LGO, FIN  HB1015
SB1314 SD2 HD1
Hawaii Employer-union Health Benefits Trust Fund; Spousal Medicare Part B Premium Reimbursement
RELATING TO THE HAWAII EMPLOYER-UNION HEALTH BENEFITS TRUST FUND SPOUSAL MEDICARE PART B PREMIUM REIMBURSEMENT.
Amends section 87A-23, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to exclude medicare reimbursement by the State and counties for the spouses of retired employees hired after 6/30/2023. (HD1)
(S) 6/1/2023- Act 040, 06/01/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1140). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB1016
SB1315 SD2 HD1
Hawaii Employer-union Health Benefits Trust Fund Medicare Part B Premium Reimbursement; Income-related Monthly Adjustment Amount
RELATING TO THE HAWAII EMPLOYER-UNION HEALTH BENEFITS TRUST FUND MEDICARE PART B PREMIUM REIMBURSEMENT.
Excludes state and county retired employees hired after 6/30/2023, and their spouses from receiving reimbursements for Medicare income-related monthly adjustment amounts as part of their Medicare Part B reimbursement payments. (HD1)
(S) 6/1/2023- Act 041, 06/01/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1141). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB1017
SB1317 SD3 HD1
Broadband Funds; Office of the Lieutenant Governor; Broadband Infrastructure Development; Working Group; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO BROADBAND.
Transfers the Hawaii broadband and digital equity office from the department of business, economic development, and tourism to the office of the lieutenant governor on a temporary, four-year basis. Appropriates general funds to provide required matching funds for the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program. Appropriates funds received by the State from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act for the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program. Requires the office of the lieutenant governor to convene and lead the working group established pursuant to Act 231, Session Laws of Hawaii 2022. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(S) 4/24/2023- Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 840). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HET, FIN  HB1019
SB1327 SD1 HD1 CD1
Public Utilities Commission; Public Utilities; Motor Carriers; Hawaii Water Carrier Act; Documents; Electronic Filing
RELATING TO THE USE OF ELECTRONIC FILING BY THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Authorizes the Public Utilities Commission to use electronic filing processes, including electronic service of documents, under the statutory chapters regulating public utilities, motor carriers, and water carriers. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, FIN  HB1029
SB1332 SD1 HD2
Emergency Management; State of Emergency; Price Control
RELATING TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
Clarifies that emergency management powers must be consistent with the state constitution. Clarifies the scope of the Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan. Clarifies the powers of the Governor and mayors to extend or terminate a state of emergency or local state of emergency, respectively. Delineates allowable uses of Major Disaster Fund moneys. Amends the amount of additional funds that may be made available for the purpose of matching federal disaster relief fund. Shortens the duration of price control periods from 96 hours to 72 hours. Defines "severe warning" to recognize that entities other than the National Weather Service may issue warnings that may require the activation of the emergency management system. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 3:55PM; Conference room 016. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) WAL, FIN  HB1034
SB1340 SD2 HD2 CD1
Practice of Behavior Analysis; Licensing; Behavior Analysts; Psychologists; Medicaid; Exemptions; Department of Education; Report
RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS.
Reinstates the exemption from the behavior analyst licensing requirements for certain teachers working in collaboration with a licensed behavior analyst or licensed psychologist. Expands the exemption for registered behavior technicians to implement applied behavior analysis services under the direction of a licensed psychologist. Reinstates the exemption from the behavior analyst licensing requirements for individuals who implement applied behavior analysis services to participants in the Medicaid home and community-based services waiver program. Requires the Department of Education to report to the Legislature on the implementation of Medicaid reimbursements for applied behavior analysis services. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) EDN/HLT, CPC  HB1042
SB1344 SD2 HD2 CD1
DOE; DOH; 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. Allows 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, Department of Health, or a health care service pursuant to a written agreement with the Department of Education. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) EDN, CPC  HB1046
SB1351 SD2 HD2
DOH; Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Program; Establishment; Positions; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO INFANT AND EARLY CHILDHOOD MENTAL HEALTH.
Establishes the infant and early childhood mental health program within the department of health to provide and coordinate mental health services for children from birth up to age five. Appropriates funds for the establishment of the program, including for an unspecified number of permanent full-time equivalent (FTE) positions. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-28-23 at 04:30pm in Conference Room 309. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HUS/HLT, FIN  HB1053
SB1357 SD1 HD1 CD1
Hawaiian Home Lands; Affordable Housing Credits
RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING ON HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
Extends the sunset dates for the issuance of county affordable housing credits to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands pursuant to Act 141, Session Laws of Hawaii 2009, as amended, and Act 98, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012, as amended, to 7/1/2030. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HSG, FIN  HB1059
SB1370 SD1 HD1 CD1
Licenses to Solemnize Marriages; Fees
RELATING TO LICENSES TO SOLEMNIZE MARRIAGES.
Establishes a standard license to solemnize marriages, valid for one year from the date of issuance. Establishes a short-term license to solemnize marriages, valid for sixty days from the date of issuance. Establishes a fee of $100 per year for the issuance of a standard license. Establishes a fee of $25 per sixty-day period for a short-term license. Specifies in what amount and to which fund license fees shall be deposited. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HLT, FIN  HB1072
SB1373 SD1 HD1 CD1
Executive Office on Aging Administrative Claiming Special Fund
RELATING TO THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE ON AGING ADMINISTRATIVE CLAIMING SPECIAL FUND.
Clarifies the allowable revenues to be deposited into the Executive Office on Aging Administrative Claiming Special Fund and the purposes for which the fund may be used. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) FIN  HB1075
SB1378 SD1 HD1 CD1
Care Homes; Uncertified Care Facilities; Unlicensed Care Facilities; Landlord Exclusion; Repeal
RELATING TO UNLICENSED CARE HOMES.
Clarifies that any person, corporation, or entity is prohibited from knowingly referring or transferring patients to an uncertified or unlicensed care facility. Repeals the landlord exclusion. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HLT, CPC  HB1080
SB1381 SD1 HD1 CD1
DOH; Pharmacy Benefit Managers; Maximum Allowable Cost; Repeal
RELATING TO THE REPEAL OF SECTION 328-106, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
Repeals section 328-106, Hawaii Revised Statutes, which requires the Department of Health to regulate business practices between private entities engaged in the selling, billing, and reimbursement of pharmaceuticals. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HLT, CPC  HB1083
SB1383 SD1 HD1 CD1
Hawaii Employment Security Law; Unemployment Insurance Technology Special Fund; Unemployment Insurance Technology Assessment; Department of Labor and Industrial Relations
RELATING TO THE HAWAII EMPLOYMENT SECURITY LAW.
Creates the Unemployment Insurance Technology Special Fund to be funded by an unemployment insurance technology assessment at a rate of a .01 per cent of taxable wages to support the information technology operating and maintenance expenses for the payment of benefits and contributions under Hawaii's employment security law. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LGO, FIN  HB1085
SB1384 SD2 HD2
Hawaii Workforce Development Council; Hawaii Workforce Development Board; Conflict of Interest; Chairperson of Board; K-12 Agriculture Workforce Development Pipeline Initiative
RELATING TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.
Amends chapter 202, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to be consistent with the General Appropriations Act of 2021, Act 88, Session Laws of Hawaii 2021. Renames "Hawaii workforce development council" to "Hawaii workforce development board". Requires the Hawaii workforce development board and local workforce development boards to develop written conflict of interest policies consistent with federal law and regulations. Requires the governor to select the chairperson of the board from among the seventeen private sector members. Requires the Hawaii workforce development board to assist the governor in coordinating local workforce development boards to improve the workforce development system. Repeals the requirement for the department of labor and industrial relations to submit an annual report to the legislature on the activities of the k-12 agriculture workforce development pipeline initiative. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LGO, FIN  HB1086
SB1391 SD1 HD2 CD1
Administrative Penalties; Lien on Private Lands
RELATING TO ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES ON PUBLIC LANDS.
Authorizes the Board of Land and Natural Resources to place a lien on property for noncompliance with certain administrative enforcement actions related to land use violations and certain unauthorized structures encroaching on public lands. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) WAL, JHA, FIN  HB1093
SB1413 SD2 HD1
University of Hawaii; Residence for Tuition Purposes
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII RESIDENT TUITION FEE.
Requires the University of Hawaii to grant resident tuition fees for enrollment at any University of Hawaii campus to individuals who have graduated from a Hawaii high school and are enrolling in an undergraduate degree program, under certain conditions. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HET, FIN  HB1115
SB1417 SD1 HD1 CD1
Climate Change; Sea Level Rise; Climate-resilient Development; Hawaii Community Development Authority; Kakaako; Kalaeloa; Guidance
RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
Requires the Hawaii Community Development Authority to consider the impacts of climate change, sea level rise, and climate-resilient development in the design and siting of buildings in the Kakaako and Kalaeloa community development districts. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. MORIWAKI WAL, JHA, FIN  HB1159
SB1437 SD1 HD2 CD1
Taxation; Pass-through Entity; S Corporations; Partnerships
RELATING TO PASS-THROUGH ENTITY TAXATION.
Authorizes certain pass-through entities to elect to pay Hawaii income tax at the entity level. (CD1)
(S) 6/1/2023- Act 050, 06/01/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1150). KEITH-AGARAN ECD, FIN  HB1362
SB1442 SD2 HD2
Ohana Zones Pilot Program; Construction; Facilities; General Excise Tax Exemption; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO OHANA ZONES.
Establishes positions within the Office of the Governor to be responsible for the deployment of the capital improvement funds appropriated by this Act. Appropriates funds for the ohana zones pilot program for expenses relating to operations, upkeep of facilities, provision of services, administrative costs, and the construction of facilities. Makes the ohana zones pilot program a government assistance program for purposes of a general excise tax exemption. Specifies that certain exemptions shall apply to the ohana zone construction. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(S) 4/25/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-23 10:35AM; Conference Room 224. SAN BUENAVENTURA, AQUINO, CHANG, DECOITE, FUKUNAGA, KEOHOKALOLE, MCKELVEY, MORIWAKI, SHIMABUKURO, Wakai HSG, FIN
SB1468 SD2 HD2 CD1
Professional Land Surveyors; Right of Entry; Private Property; Trespass
RELATING TO RIGHT OF ENTRY FOR PROFESSIONAL SURVEYORS.
Authorizes professional land surveyors, and any assistant under the direct supervision of the professional land surveyor, to enter any private property to perform land surveying, subject to certain provisions regarding notice, objections, and identification. Shields professional land surveyors and their assistants from prosecution under criminal trespass laws when performing their duties. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, JHA  HB1241
SB1473 SD2 HD2
Medicaid; Coverage; Autism Spectrum Disorder; Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders; Applied Behavior Analysis; Department of Health; Department of Human Services; Department of Education; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Requires DOH, DHS, and DOE to research rules, policies, and plan amendments necessary to ensure that medically necessary services, including applied behavior analysis services, for individuals twenty-six years of age or younger with neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorder and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, are covered under the early and periodic screening, diagnostic, and treatment benefit; state special education services and programs; and the medicaid section 1915(c) home and community based waiver for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-28-23 at 04:40pm in Conference Room 329. KEOHOKALOLE HUS/HLT, FIN
SB1488 SD2 HD3
UH; CTAHR; Beef Cattle Interisland Ocean Transportation Study; Livestock; Report; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO LIVESTOCK.
Requires the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, in consultation with livestock industry stakeholders, to conduct a study to assess the effects of heat stress on beef cattle during interisland ocean transportation. Requires a report. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD3)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 RICHARDS, AQUINO, CHANG, DECOITE, KANUHA, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, Elefante, Ihara, Inouye, Keith-Agaran, San Buenaventura AGR, HET, FIN
SB1490 SD1 HD2
State Employees; Professionally Licensed; Certified; Duty to Defend
RELATING TO STATE EMPLOYEES.
Requires the attorney general to defend professionally licensed or certified state employees from civil actions or proceedings, subject to certain circumstances. Establishes certain filing and hearing requirements for when the attorney general refuses to defend a state employee. Requires that if the State refuses to defend a state employee from civil actions on certain grounds, that the State file a motion to be heard with the court. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309 RHOADS JHA, FIN
SB1492 SD2 HD2
DOH; AG; Mental Health; Judiciary; Assisted Community Treatment; Reports; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
Requires the department of health to track and publicly report certain data relating to crisis reports, emergency mental health transports, and court-ordered treatments. Requires the department of health to respond to reports about persons having severe mental illness who are in need of assistance, assess whether those persons may fulfill the criteria for assisted community treatment, and coordinate the process for an assisted community treatment order if indicated. Establishes that a court's denial of a petition for involuntary commitment shall serve as notification to the department of health that the person should be evaluated for assisted community treatment. Requires the department of the attorney general to assist with the preparation and filing of petitions for assisted community treatment, unless declined by the petitioner. Appropriates funds to the department of health for software and data collection and publication. Appropriates funds for statewide education and training on policies related to emergency examination and hospitalization and assisted community treatment. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. RHOADS, FUKUNAGA, KEITH-AGARAN, MORIWAKI, San Buenaventura HLT, JHA, FIN  HB1503
SB1493 SD1 HD1 CD1
Lobbyist Contributions; Legislative Session; Elected Officials; Candidates; Prohibited
RELATING TO LOBBYISTS.
Prohibits, during legislative sessions and shortly before and after, lobbyist contributions and expenditures, and promises of contributions or expenditures, to any elected official, candidate, candidate committee, or individual who is required to file an organizational report with the Campaign Spending Commission. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. RHOADS, AWA, KEITH-AGARAN, Ihara, Kidani JHA
SB1502 SD2 HD2 CD1
Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing; DOT; Airports; Counties; Highways; Parking; Regulation; Insurance; Shared Cars
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Authorizes the Department of Transportation to regulate the parking of shared cars at state airports. Authorizes the counties to regulate the parking utilized by shared cars. Amends the required coverage for shared cars that are made available through a peer-to-peer car-sharing program during the car-sharing period. Makes permanent peer-to-peer car-sharing insurance requirements. Effective 1/1/2024. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. LEE, KEITH-AGARAN, Fukunaga, Ihara, Kidani, San Buenaventura, Shimabukuro, Wakai CPC, FIN
SB1505 SD2 HD2
Department of Transportation; Mooring; Permits; Prohibitions
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Authorizes the department of transportation to delay or deny approval for port entry or departure in instances when the department has received notice from a federal agency or other agency that a vessel or its crew has engaged in activity that has violated certain laws. Authorizes the department of transportation to grant approvals for use of any commercial harbor facility by a vessel in coordination with a federal agency or other agency. (HD2)
(S) 6/5/2023- Act 059, 06/05/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1159). LEE TRN, JHA
SB1518 SD2 HD3 CD1
DOE; Procurement; Exemptions
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
Provides procurement exemptions for the Department of Education for certain goods, services, and construction. Sunsets 6/30/2026. (CD1)
(S) 5/4/2023- Enrolled to Governor. KIDANI EDN, LGO, FIN
SB1520 SD2 HD1
UH; Hawaii Pacific Hydrogen Hub; DBEDT; Workforce Development; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE HAWAII PACIFIC HYDROGEN HUB.
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 and other related aspects of the State's hydrogen energy industry. Appropriates funds to the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism for the Hawaii Pacific Hydrogen Hub. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. DELA CRUZ EEP/HET, FIN
SB1522 SD2 HD2
HTA; Repeal; DBEDT; Office of Destination Management; Regenerative Tourism; Destination Management Action Plans; Convention Center Enterprise Special Fund; Tourism Liaison Officer; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Establishes an Office of Destination Management within the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism. Requires the Office of Destination Management to implement certain county destination management action plans. Repeals the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Establishes and appropriates funds for a tourism liaison officer within the office of the governor. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(H) 4/20/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 915). DELA CRUZ TOU/ECD, WAL, FIN  HB1376
SB1527 SD2 HD1 CD1
Address Confidentiality; DLE; Office of the Lieutenant Governor; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO ADDRESS CONFIDENTIALITY.
Changes the governmental entity responsible for the administration of the Address Confidentiality Program from the Office of the Lieutenant Governor to the Department of Law Enforcement. Allows the Department of Law Enforcement to contract with a third party for the mail forwarding and acceptance of service of legal process aspects of the program. Appropriates funds for full-time equivalent positions, operating costs, and equipment to support the Department of Law Enforcement in administering the Address Confidentiality Program. Effective 1/1/2024. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. SAN BUENAVENTURA, CHANG, Fukunaga, Wakai JHA, FIN  HB1260
SB1532 SD2 HD1
State Foundation on Culture and the Arts; Awards; Hawaii Leadership Awards Program; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CULTURE AND ARTS.
Establishes the Hawaii leadership awards program to honor persons from Hawaii who have made considerable and outstanding contributions to the State and who serve as an inspiration to others. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. LEE, CHANG, FUKUNAGA, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, San Buenaventura CAI, FIN
SB1534 SD2 HD3 CD1
DOT; Electric Vehicles; Road Usage Charge System; Mileage-Based Road Usage Fees; Reports; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Creates a mileage-based road usage charge to replace state motor fuel taxes beginning on 7/1/2025, for electric vehicles. Eliminates the $50 annual state vehicle registration surcharge for electric vehicles. Allows electric vehicle owners to pay a registration surcharge or a per-mile road usage fee until 6/30/2028. Requires certificates of inspection to state the odometer reading of vehicles. Requires motor vehicle registration applications to specify whether the type of fuel for which the vehicle is adapted is battery electricity. Requires the Department of Transportation to plan for the deployment of a state mileage-based road user charge program by 2033 and submit a report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. LEE TRN, CPC, FIN
SB1535 SD1 HD1
Traffic Safety; Department of Transportation; Construction Projects; Exemptions; Historic Preservation; Archeological Review; Environmental Impact Statement Law
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Allows the director of transportation to exempt certain ground transportation facility projects from historic preservation review and the environmental impact statement law, subject to certain conditions. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/19/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 911). LEE TRN, WAL, FIN  HB1347
SB1541 HD1
Elections; Voting Multiple Times
RELATING TO VOTING MORE THAN ONCE DURING AN ELECTION.
Specifies that Hawaii voters are prohibited from casting more than one ballot during an election, even if one of those ballots is cast in an election outside of Hawaii. (HD1)
(S) 4/19/2023- Enrolled to Governor. RHOADS, KEITH-AGARAN JHA
SB1543 SD2 HD2
Comprehensive Public Funding; Campaign Spending Commission; Report; Appropriations ($)
RELATING TO PUBLIC FINANCING FOR CANDIDATES TO ELECTED OFFICE.
Establishes a comprehensive system of public financing for all candidates seeking election to state and county public offices in the State, to begin with the 2026 general election year. Requires the Campaign Spending Commission to submit a progress and final report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
(S) 4/28/2023- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-23 4:30PM; Conference Room 309. RHOADS, CHANG, FUKUNAGA, KEITH-AGARAN, LEE, MCKELVEY, Ihara, Kidani, San Buenaventura, Shimabukuro JHA, FIN  HB967
SB1552 SD2 HD1 CD1
DLNR; Hawaii Ant Lab; Little Fire Ant; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to support the Hawaii Ant Lab in mitigating the effects of little fire ants in the State. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. GABBARD, AQUINO, INOUYE, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SHIMABUKURO, Wakai AGR, FIN  HB1150
SB1586 SD1 HD2 CD1
UH; CTAHR; University of Hawaii Tuition and Fees Special Fund; Positions; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES.
Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii to establish five administrative, professional, and technical full-time equivalent (5.0 APT FTE) positions at the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. RICHARDS, CHANG, KANUHA, MCKELVEY, Elefante, Ihara, Keith-Agaran HET, FIN
SB1588 SD2 HD2 CD1
GroupGAP; DOA; Certification; Training; U.S. Food and Drug Administration; Food Safety Modernization Act; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO FOOD SAFETY.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture to establish and implement a GroupGAP food safety training and certification program. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. RICHARDS, AQUINO, MCKELVEY, Fukunaga, San Buenaventura AGR, FIN  HB1350
SB1592 SD2 HD1 CD1
Senior Medicare Patrol Hawaii Program; Program Specialists; Positions; Executive Office on Aging; Appropriation; Expenditure Ceiling ($)
RELATING TO THE SENIOR MEDICARE PATROL PROGRAM.
Appropriates funds for the establishment of three additional Program Specialist positions within the Executive Office on Aging for the State's Senior Medicare Patrol Program. (CD1)
(S) 5/5/2023- Enrolled to Governor. MORIWAKI HUS, FIN  HB1487
SB1594 SD2 HD1
DOH; Crisis Intervention; Diversion; Crisis Centers; Crisis Intervention Officers; Crisis Intervention Team; Mental Health First Aid; Certifications; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO CRISIS INTERVENTION.
Establishes an expanded crisis intervention and diversion activities program within the department of health to expand existing activities to divert those with mental health issues to appropriate health care services. Defines "crisis center" and "crisis intervention officer". Authorizes a person believed to be imminently dangerous to self or others by a law enforcement officer to be assisted by a crisis intervention officer and transported to a designated crisis center. Appropriates funds for the expanded crisis intervention and diversion activities program and for certification of law enforcement officers in mental health first aid by the department of health. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/28/2023- Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-28-23 4:30PM in conference room 309. MORIWAKI, AQUINO, MCKELVEY, SAN BUENAVENTURA, Fukunaga, Ihara, Kidani, Wakai HLT, FIN
SB1596 SD1 HD1
DOE; HPHA; School Facilities Authority; Schools; Employees; Maui Campus Housing Pilot Program; Housing ($)
RELATING TO SCHOOL CAMPUSES.
Establishes and appropriates funds for a Maui campus housing pilot program. Requires the School Facilities Authority and Department of Education to submit reports to the Legislature. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
(H) 4/20/2023- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 915). MCKELVEY, CHANG HSG, EDN, FIN  HB1256