Hawaii State Legislature
List of Acts
Bills which have passed both houses of the Legislature and have been enrolled, certified, signed by the Governor (of if not signed by the Governor, passes the required time period of time without veto), or passed over the Governor’s veto, and published.
   
Measure Text pdfAct#Measure StatusCurrent StatusIntroducer(s)Current ReferralCompanion
1 HB1278 HD1
Employment Security; DLIR
RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY.
Amends the definitions of benefit year and week. Conforms the manner of filing claims for partial benefits to the same as for total or part-total benefits. Provides relief for certain reimbursable employers. Requires the director of labor and industrial relations to omit benefits charged for experience rating for employers due to the event of COVID-19 in calendar years 2021 and 2022. For calendar years 2021 and 2022, sets the employer contribution rate at schedule D. Makes amendments to contribution rate schedule and procedure for determination retroactive to 1/1/2021. (HD1)
(S ) 3/2/2021 - Act 001, 03/02/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1101). ONISHI LCA/WAM
2 HB1 HD1
Legislative Appropriations
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPENSES OF THE LEGISLATURE, THE AUDITOR, THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU, THE OMBUDSMAN, AND THE ETHICS COMMISSION.
Appropriates funds to provide for the expenses of the Legislature, Auditor, Legislative Reference Bureau, Ombudsman, and Ethics Commission. (HD1)
(S ) 4/14/2021 - Act 002, 04/12/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1102). SAIKI WAM
3 HB576 HD3
Aspiration Abortions; Advanced Practice Registered Nurses; Scope of Practice
RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.
Authorizes advanced practice registered nurses to perform medication or aspiration abortions. (HD3)
(S ) 4/14/2021 - Act 003, 04/12/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1103). ICHIYAMA, BELATTI, MARTEN, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA HTH/CPN SB624
4 HB156
Package; County of Kauai; Animal Control Services; Public Contracts
RELATING TO ANIMAL CONTROL SERVICES.
Repeals the requirement that the County of Kauai contract solely with the Kauai Humane Society for the provision of animal control services.
(S ) 4/14/2021 - Act 004, 04/14/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1104). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC SB427
5 HB170 HD1
Honolulu Police Department Package; Penal Code; Theft in the Second Degree
RELATING TO THEFT IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
Amends the offense of theft in the second degree to include theft of property commonly used to store items of monetary value, including but not limited to any purse, handbag, or wallet. (HD1)
(S ) 4/14/2021 - Act 005, 04/14/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1105). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC SB396
6 HB172 HD1
Honolulu Police Department Package; Propelled Vehicles; Unauthorized Control
RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY RIGHTS.
Establishes the offense of unauthorized control of a propelled vehicle in the second degree, which applies if a person recklessly or negligently exerts unauthorized control over another's propelled vehicle by operating the propelled vehicle without the owner's consent or by changing the identity of the propelled vehicle without the owner's consent. (HD1)
(S ) 4/14/2021 - Act 006, 04/14/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1106). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC SB398
7 HB199 HD1
Office of Elections Package; Election Proclamations
RELATING TO ELECTION PROCLAMATIONS.
Repeals the requirement that election proclamations contain a statement of the time and places where an election is to be held. Specifies that the county clerk, not the chief election officer, shall issue an election proclamation listing information on voter service centers and places of deposit. (HD1)
(S ) 4/19/2021 - Act 007, 04/16/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1107). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC SB422
8 SB1127 SD1 HD2
General Support for General Assistance Payments (HMS 204); Emergency Appropriation
MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
Makes an emergency appropriation from the general revenues of the State of Hawaii for fiscal year 2020-2021 to address the budget shortfall for the general support for the general assistance program (HMS 204) in the department of human services. (HD2)
(S ) 4/21/2021 - Act 008, 04/20/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1108). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HHH, FIN HB973
9 HB1115
Emergency and Budget and Reserve Fund; Rainy Day Fund; Moneys Received Through Civil Action
RELATING TO THE STATE FUNDS.
Provides for the deposit into the emergency and budget reserve fund of moneys received by the State through a civil action in which the State is a party and no other law or court order specifically provides for the deposit elsewhere of moneys received through the action.
(S ) 4/22/2021 - Act 009, 04/22/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1109). LUKE WAM
10 HB189
Judiciary Package; Intermediate Court of Appeals; Panels; Substitute Judges
RELATING TO DESIGNATING SUBSTITUTE JUDGES ON THE INTERMEDIATE COURT OF APPEALS.
Authorizes the Chief Justice to designate circuit court judges, retired intermediate appellate judges, or retired supreme court justices to temporarily fill a vacancy on the Intermediate Court of Appeals.
(S ) 4/26/2021 - Act 010, 04/26/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1110). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) JDC, WAM SB388
11 SB60 SD1 HD1 CD1
Special Number Plates; Polynesian Voyaging Society; Motor Vehicles
RELATING TO SPECIAL NUMBER PLATES.
Authorizes the issuance of special number motor vehicle license plates to commemorate the Polynesian Voyaging Society. (CD1)
(H ) 5/7/2021 - Act 011, on 05/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1111). INOUYE, CHANG, KEITH-AGARAN, KEOHOKALOLE, KIDANI, LEE, MISALUCHA, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SHIMABUKURO, Fevella, Gabbard, Kim, Moriwaki CAI, FIN
12 SB1187 SD2 HD2
Emergency Appropriation; PSD
MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.
Makes an emergency appropriation to provide funds for the department of public safety to cover the costs of the personnel services shortfall at all correctional institutions statewide and health care services. (HD2)
(S ) 5/11/2021 - Act 012, 05/07/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1112). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CMV, FIN HB1033
13 SB1194 SD1 HD2
Emergency Appropriations; COVID-19 Expenditures; Department of Public Safety
MAKING EMERGENCY APPROPRIATIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY RELATING TO COVID-19 EXPENDITURES.
Provides emergency appropriations in fiscal year 2020-2021 to the department of public safety to continue funding for various COVID-19 response related programs and activities. (HD2)
(S ) 5/11/2021 - Act 013, 05/07/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1113). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) PDP/CMV, FIN HB1040