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.
   
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1 HB2661 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 ) 5/18/2020 - Act 001, 05/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1101). SAIKI WAM
2 HB117 SD1
State Funds; Deferred Salary Adjustments
RELATING TO STATE FUNDS.
Defers further implementation of the executive and judicial branch salary increases that are scheduled for July 1, 2020, as well as planned raises for members of the legislature scheduled for January 1, 2021. (SD1)
(S ) 7/6/2020 - Act 002, 07/06/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1103). LUKE WAM
3 HB2500 SD1
State Bonds; State Budget
RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET.
Authorizes issuance of general obligation bonds. Authorizes issuance of instruments of indebtedness in an amount that may be necessary to finance any permitted purpose under the House Bill No. 2200, H.D. 1, S.D. 1 and section 13(3) of the Federal Reserve Act. Makes findings required by article VII, section 13, of the state constitution regarding the issuance of authorized bonds and the debt limit. (SD1)
(S ) 7/6/2020 - Act 003, 07/06/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1104). LUKE WAM
4 SB3139 SD1 HD1
State Budget; Emergency and Budget Reserve Fund; Appropriations
RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET.
Makes deposits into the emergency and budget reserve fund by replacing general fund appropriations with general obligation bond proceeds and transferring savings from the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020. Transfers excess funds from other sources into the emergency and budget reserve fund. Effective 5/27/2020; provided that the general obligation bond authorization is effective 7/1/2020. (SB3139 HD1)
(S ) 7/10/2020 - Vetoed on 07-06-20 (Gov. Msg. No. 1110) - Statement of Objections for the line item appropiration veto in Gov. Msg. No. 1105. KEITH-AGARAN FIN
5 SB3080 SD3 HD1
Judiciary; Supplemental Appropriations; Budget
RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY.
Appropriates supplemental funds for the Judiciary for the fiscal biennium beginning 7/1/2019, and ending 6/30/2021. (HD1)
(H ) 7/13/2020 - Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 005, 07/07/2020, (Gov. Msg. No. 1106). KEITH-AGARAN FIN
6 HB2725 HD1 SD1
Supplemental Capital Improvement Projects; Executive Branch
RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS.
Appropriates funds for supplemental capital improvement projects for fiscal biennium 2019–2021.
(H ) 7/14/2020 - Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 006, 07/07/2020, (Gov. Msg. No. 1107). YAMASHITA WAM
7 HB2200 HD1 SD1
State Executive Budget
RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET.
Adjusts and makes additional appropriations for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 to fund the operations of executive branch agencies and programs. (SD1)
(H ) 7/14/2020 - Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 007, 07/15/2020, (Gov. Msg. No. 1108). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WAM SB2075
8 SB75 SD2 HD1
CARES Act; Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act; Coronavirus Disease 2019; Municipal Liquidity Facility; Counties; Appropriation
RELATING TO APPROPRIATIONS.
Appropriates funds designated for the State by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) to the counties of Hawaii, Maui, and Kauai; the departments of Defense, Labor and Industrial Relations, and Human Services; and the Office of the Governor for the public health response to the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, outbreak. Transfers remaining CARES Act funding to the emergency and budget reserve fund. Authorizes the issuance of instruments of indebtedness for the purpose of municipal liquidity facility under section 13(3) of the Federal Reserve Act. Appropriates funds designated for the State by the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act to the departments of Transportation and Health for testing, contact tracing, thermal screening, and other efforts. Effective 5/1/2020; provided that the authorization for the issuance of instruments of indebtedness is effective 7/1/2020. (SB75 HD1)
(H ) 7/15/2020 - Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 008, 07/15/2020, (Gov. Msg. No. 1109). ENGLISH FIN
9 SB126 SD1 HD1 CD1
Coronavirus Relief; State Budget; CARES Act; Emergency and Budget Reserve Fund; Hawaii Hurricane Relief Fund; Appropriations
RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET.
Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020, Supplemental Improvements Act of 2020, Judiciary Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020, and other measures affecting the fiscal biennium beginning 7/1/2019, and ending 6/30/2021. Appropriates funds designated for the State by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) to: provide assistance to renters and homeowners; purchase and distribute personal protective equipment to hospitals, childcare facilities, elderly care facilities, businesses, non-profits, and schools; improve airport screening and health assurance security initiatives; support retraining and workforce development programs; provide grants to support the development of a supply chain for cleaning supplies and personal protective equipment; provide food assistance to families in need; support the commercial fishing industry; support public high school seniors who were adversely affected by school closures; and provide additional weekly unemployment benefits to eligible recipients; and other eligible programs as determined by the Governor. Transfers funds from the emergency and budget reserve fund into the general fund. Provides the Governor the option of using funds available in the Hawaii hurricane relief fund. (SB126 CD1)
(H ) 7/31/2020 - Act 009, on 07/31/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1113). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) FIN HB964
10 HB1637 HD1 SD2
DOH; Medicare; Civil Monetary Penalties; Civil Monetary Penalty Special Fund
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Repeals the spending ceiling for moneys in the civil monetary penalty special fund for use by the Department of Health for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services-approved compliance activities. (SD2)
(S ) 8/7/2020 - Act 010, 08/06/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1114). MIZUNO CPH, WAM
11 SB2844 SD2 HD2
Claims Against the State
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. Effective retroactive to 6/30/2020. (HD2)
(H ) 8/10/2020 - Act 011, on 08/07/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1115). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD, FIN HB2288
12 SB2871 SD2 HD3
Contractors Recovery Fund; Contractors Education Fund; Real Estate Recovery Fund; Real Estate Education Fund; Condominium Education Trust Fund; Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL AND VOCATIONAL LICENSING TRUST FUNDS.
Allows the contractors license board and real estate commission to adjust recovery fund and education fund fees to maintain a reasonable relation between the fees generated and the cost of services rendered by the funds. Caps the funds at amounts determined biennially by the contractors license board and real estate commission. Applies retroactively to 7/1/2020. Supersedes contrary amendments made by Act 29, Session Laws of Hawaii 2019. (HD3)
(S ) 8/13/2020 - Act 012, 08/12/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1116). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) IAC, CPC, FIN HB2315
13 SB2920 SD1 HD1
Conformity to the Internal Revenue Code for 2019; Income Tax; Estate and Generation-skipping Transfer Tax
RELATING TO CONFORMITY TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.
Conforms Hawaii income and estate and generation-skipping transfer tax laws to the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended as of 3/27/2020, with special provisions to conform to parts of federal Public Law 116-136, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, which took effect on 3/27/2020. Conforms Hawaii estate and generation-skipping transfer tax laws to the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended as of 12/31/2019. (HD1)
(S ) 8/13/2020 - Act 013, 08/12/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1117). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) FIN HB2364
14 HB1819 HD2 SD3
Hemp; Agriculture
RELATING TO HEMP.
Legalizes the growth of hemp in the State through the United States Department of Agriculture hemp production program. Allows the processing and sale of hemp products in the State through State licensing. Expedites the substitution of the USDA hemp production program for the existing industrial hemp pilot program as required by federal law. (SD3)
(H ) 8/28/2020 - Act 014, on 08/27/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1118). NAKASHIMA, CREAGAN, C. LEE, MORIKAWA, SAIKI, THIELEN AEN/CPH, JDC/WAM
15 HB1678 HD1 SD1
Truth in Music Advertising Act; Deceptive Advertising; Musical Performance; Right of Action; Musical Production
RELATING TO MUSICAL PERFORMANCES.
Prohibits a person from advertising or conducting a live musical performance or production through the use of a deceptive affiliation under certain conditions. Enables action against deceptive practices by imposing penalties and private right of action. (SD1)
(S ) 9/10/2020 - Act 015, 09/10/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1120). SAIKI, ONISHI CPH, JDC
16 SB2060 SD2 HD2
Office of Planning; Coastal Zone Management; Sea Level Rise; Coastal Erosion
RELATING TO COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT.
Amends coastal zone management laws to further protect against impacts of sea level rise and coastal erosion. (HD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 016, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1121). DELA CRUZ, KANUHA, KIDANI, K. Kahele, Nishihara, Shimabukuro EEP/WLH, FIN
17 HB2054 HD1 SD1
Employment Practices; Sexual Harassment or Assault; Nondisclosure Agreements; Prohibited
RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.
Prohibits an employer from requiring an employee to enter into a nondisclosure agreement pertaining to sexual harassment or sexual assault. Prohibits an employer from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing sexual harassment or sexual assault. Takes effect upon its approval. (SD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 017, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1122). PERRUSO, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, Creagan, Eli, Thielen LCA, JDC SB2313
18 HB2060 HD1 SD1
Domestic Abuse; TRO; Family Courts
RELATING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE.
Provides that family courts may withhold from public inspection any record of a denied temporary restraining order or denied protective order; provided that these records shall remain accessible to law enforcement without a court order. (SD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 018, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1123). BELATTI, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, Creagan, Matsumoto, Perruso, San Buenaventura JDC SB2304
19 SB2638 SD2 HD3
Abuse of Family or Household Member; Petty Misdemeanor; Penalties; Pilot Program; Domestic Violence; Sexual Violence; Victims; Proof of Status
RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
Part I: Establishes a petty misdemeanor offense of abuse of family or household members. Clarifies the penalties for violations. Allows a deferred acceptance of guilty plea for misdemeanor and petty misdemeanor abuse of family or household members offenses. Establishes a probationary period for abuse of family or household members. Part II: Makes consistent the types of documents accepted as proof of domestic or sexual violence victim status. Part III: Requires the judiciary to submit annual reports on the number and outcome of abuse cases. Part I sunsets 6/30/2026. Effective 1/1/2021. (HD3)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 019, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1124). K. RHOADS, Baker, Kidani, Moriwaki HSH, JUD, FIN HB2067
20 HB2425 HD1 SD1
Domestic Abuse; Coercive Control; Insurance Policies; Protective Orders
RELATING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE.
Amends the definition of "domestic abuse" under Hawaii's insurance laws and laws relating to domestic abuse protective orders to include coercive control between family or household members. Defines "coercive control". (SD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 020, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1125). TARNAS, BROWER, CREAGAN, C. LEE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, WARD, YAMANE, Lowen, San Buenaventura, Say CPH, JDC/WAM
21 HB2590 HD2 SD2
Department of Transportation; Autonomous Vehicles Testing Pilot Program
RELATING TO AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES.
Establishes within DOT an autonomous vehicles testing pilot program. Requires report to the legislature. (SD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 021, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1126). AQUINO, BROWER, CULLEN, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, C. LEE, MATAYOSHI, WOODSON, YAMANE, Okimoto TRS, CPH/WAM
22 HB2202 HD1 SD1
Cemetery Authority Exemption; Churches; Exempted Entities
RELATING TO CEMETERIES.
Clarifies that churches granted an exemption from the state laws governing cemeteries and funeral trusts are exempt from all requirements. Allows the director of commerce and consumer affairs to impose any statutory requirement upon an exempt cemetery authority by order. Clarifies that an entity exempt as a church under federal tax law is considered a church for purposes of exemption. (SD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 022, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1127). ELI, CULLEN, OKIMOTO, McDermott CPH SB3130
23 SB2629 SD2 HD1
Electricity Generation; Coal; Prohibition
RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
Prohibits, after 6/30/2020, the approval of a new or renewed power purchase agreement for electricity generated from coal. Prohibits, after 6/30/2020, the modification of a coal power purchase agreement that proposes to extend the term or increase the amount of generation that is allowed to be produced under the existing agreement. Prohibits, after 12/31/2022, the issuance or renewal of covered source air permits for coal-burning electricity generation facilities. (HD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 023, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1128). K. RHOADS, BAKER, KEITH-AGARAN, J.KEOHOKALOLE, NISHIHARA, RUDERMAN, Kanuha, Shimabukuro EEP, FIN
24 HB1346 HD2 SD2
Suspension or Expulsion of Public Prekindergarten Students; Prohibited
RELATING TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION.
Prohibits the suspension or expulsion of children participating in the Executive Office on Early Learning's Public Prekindergarten Program, except under limited circumstances. (SD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 024, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1129). WOODSON, DECOITE, GATES, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, TODD, WILDBERGER, Brower, Matayoshi, San Buenaventura EDU/JDC, WAM
25 HB1352 HD2 SD1
Department of the Attorney General; Medicaid Fraud Unit; DNA Registry Special Fund; Medicaid Investigations Recovery Fund
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OPERATING BUDGET.
Transfers moneys from the DNA registry special fund to the medicaid investigations recovery fund. (SD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 025, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1130). C. LEE JDC, WAM
26 HB1620 HD2 SD2
Fitness to Proceed; Petty Misdemeanors; Department of Health; Penal Responsibility; Mental Health Treatment; Agreements
RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE.
Amends the effect of finding a defendant charged with a petty misdemeanor not involving violence or attempted violence unfit to proceed. Amends the requirements for fitness determination hearings, court-appointed examiners, and examination reports. Authorizes the courts to enter into agreements to divert into residential, rehabilitative, and other treatment those defendants whose physical or mental disease, disorder, or defect is believed to have become or will become an issue in a judicial case. Amends the requirements for appointing qualified examiners to perform examinations for penal responsibility. Removes the time requirement for the ordering of the penal responsibility evaluation. Requires the judiciary, in consultation with county prosecutors, to report to the Legislature on the effectiveness of the Act in 2021, 2022, and 2023. (SD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 026, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1131). SAN BUENAVENTURA, BELATTI, C. LEE, TAKAYAMA CPH, JDC SB2033
27 HB1659 HD3 SD1
Prescription Drugs; Pharmacy; Customized Patient Medication Packages; Schedule I Controlled Substances
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Authorizes a pharmacy to provide a customized patient medication package to any person upon consent, with a valid prescription, and in compliance with labeling and dispensing requirements. Adds certain substances to the list of Hawaii's Schedule I controlled substances. (SD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 027, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1132). MIZUNO CPH
28 HB1661 HD3 SD2
Emergency Examinations; Emergency Hospitalizations; Behavioral Health Crisis
RELATING TO HEALTH.
Amends criteria for emergency examination, release from emergency examination, emergency hospitalization, and release from emergency hospitalization for individuals suffering from a behavioral health crisis. (SD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 028, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1133). MIZUNO CPH
29 HB1673 HD1 SD1
Ethics; Legislators; Fair Treatment; Disclosures
RELATING TO THE STATE ETHICS CODE.
Clarifies that the Hawaii State Ethics Commission and each house of the legislature shall adopt rules regarding disclosure of the nature and extent of any interest or transaction that the legislator believes may be affected by the legislator's official action. (SD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 029, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1134). SAIKI JDC SB2100
30 HB1676 HD1 SD2
Highway Safety; Photo Red Light Imaging; Appropriation
RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.
Establishes the Photo Red Light Imaging Detector Systems Program (Program). Establishes a two year pilot program in the City and County of Honolulu. Authorizes the State and counties to administer the Program. Requires proceeds of fines to be expended in the county from which they were collected for operation of the Program. Establishes a special fund. Makes an appropriation from the state highway fund into the Photo Red Light Imaging Detector Systems special fund. (SD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 030, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1135). SAIKI TRS, JDC/WAM SB3172
31 HB1698 HD1 SD1
Collective Bargaining; State Law Enforcement Officers; State and County Ocean Safety and Water Safety Officers
RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
Amends bargaining unit (14). Retains state law enforcement officers under bargaining unit (14). Creates a separate bargaining unit (15) for state and county ocean safety and water safety officers. Takes effect upon approval. (SD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 031, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1136). JOHANSON, ELI LCA/WAM SB2251
32 HB1854 HD1 SD1
Little Fire Ants; Hawaii Ant Lab; DOA, Pest Control Operators; Best Practices; Website Posting
RELATING TO LITTLE FIRE ANTS.
Authorizes DOA, in conjunction with the Hawaii Ant Lab, to identify best practices for the treatment of little fire ants. Requires DOA to post those best practices on its website. Adds any application that may defeat the best practices for the treatment of little fire ants, as identified by the DOA, to the prohibited acts of pesticides. Clarifies that training for invasive species be based on the best available technology and best practices in a manner consistent with state and federal laws. Effective upon approval. (SD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 032, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1137). LOWEN, C. LEE, NAKAMURA, TAKUMI, Creagan AEN, CPH SB2474
33 HB1912 HD1 SD1
DBEDT; Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems
RELATING TO THE PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL SPACE CENTER FOR EXPLORATION SYSTEMS.
Establishes the Pacific international space center for exploration systems within the department of business, economic development, and tourism for administrative purposes. Amends the composition of the board of directors of the Pacific international space center for exploration systems. Creates an unspecified amount of exempt positions within the Pacific international space center for exploration systems. Transfers the rights, powers, functions, and duties of the employees of the Pacific international space center for exploration systems to the department of business, economic development, and tourism. (SD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 033, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1138). NAKASHIMA, BROWER, JOHANSON, C. LEE, LOWEN, LUKE, MCKELVEY, ONISHI, SAIKI, TARNAS EET, WAM SB2562
34 HB1929 HD2 SD2
HHFDC; Affordable Housing; Front Street Apartments; Extension
RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
Extends the deadline for the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to renegotiate an existing, or issue a new, ground lease for the Front Street Apartments affordable housing project before the corporation's requirement to initiate condemnation proceedings is triggered. (SD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 034, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1139). YAMASHITA, BROWER, HASHIMOTO, MCKELVEY, WOODSON HOU, WAM SB2279
35 HB1942 HD2 SD2
Department of Human Services; Child Abuse and Neglect; Mandatory Reporting
RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE REPORTING.
Adds members of the clergy, commercial computer technicians, and commercial film, and photographic print or image processors to the categories of persons who are required to report child abuse and neglect to DHS or police. Provides a "safe harbor" through February 28, 2021, for reporting by clergy of known or suspected child abuse that was previously unreported. (SD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 035, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1140). ICHIYAMA HMS, JDC SB2502
36 HB1978 HD1 SD1
Special Immigrant Juvenile Status; Family Court Jurisdiction
RELATING TO SPECIAL IMMIGRANT JUVENILE STATUS.
Specifies that the family court has jurisdiction in proceedings concerning the custody or guardianship of an immigrant child pursuant to a motion for Special Immigrant Juvenile factual findings requesting a determination that the child was abused, neglected, or abandoned before the age of 18. (SD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 036, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1141). BELATTI, AQUINO, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, CULLEN, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, C. LEE, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, QUINLAN, SAY, TOKIOKA, WOODSON, YAMANE, Har, San Buenaventura HMS, JDC SB2677
37 HB2043 HD2 SD2
Minors; Minor-initiated Mental Health Treatment or Counseling Services; Confidentiality; Mental Health Professionals
RELATING TO ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH CARE.
Allows an unlicensed mental health professional, working under the supervision of a licensed mental health professional, to provide mental health treatment or counseling services to minors without parental or legal guardian consent, knowledge, or participation. Requires a mental health professional to ensure that the covered entity has been notified that minor-initiated mental health treatment or counseling services should not be disclosed. Requires a covered entity, upon notification that minor-initiated mental health treatment or counseling services should not be disclosed, to maintain the confidentiality of minor-initiated mental health treatment or counseling services. Takes effect 1/30/2021. (SD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 037, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1142). MIZUNO, BROWER, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, GATES, ICHIYAMA, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, NAKAMURA, OHNO, PERRUSO, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER CPH, JDC SB2277
38 HB2097 HD2 SD2
Medical Cannabis; Retail Dispensaries; Testing Standards; Edible Cannabis Products; Educational and Scientific Information
RELATING TO MEDICAL CANNABIS.
Authorizes the Department of Health to consider processes that may allow cannabis or manufactured cannabis products that fail testing to be remediated. Allows the Department of Health to allow licensed dispensaries to provide educational and scientific information and sponsor events related to medical cannabis. Takes effect 1/1/2021. (SD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 038, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1143). MIZUNO, BROWER, CREAGAN, NAKAMURA, TARNAS, THIELEN, San Buenaventura CPH, JDC SB2024
39 HB2125 HD2 SD1
State Ethics Code; State Ethics Commission; Hawaii Correctional System Oversight Commission
RELATING TO THE STATE ETHICS CODE.
Makes various amendments to the State Ethics Code. Repeals exemption from certain financial disclosure requirements granted to members of the Hawaii Correctional System Oversight Commission. (SD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 039, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1144). C. LEE, ELI, JOHANSON, KONG, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, SAIKI, TAKUMI, WILDBERGER, Brower JDC
40 HB2148 HD1 SD1
Family Leave; Grandchildren; Sibling; Child Care
RELATING TO FAMILY LEAVE.
Extends Hawaii family leave to include care for employees' grandchildren. Defines "sibling". Takes effect on 7/1/2020. (SD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 040, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1145). KITAGAWA, BROWER, ELI, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, MATAYOSHI, MCKELVEY, QUINLAN, Yamashita LCA, WAM
41 HB2162 HD2 SD1
Predatory Towing; Towing; Abandoned Vehicles; Unfair or Deceptive Acts or Practices
RELATING TO TOWING.
Clarifies the fees tow companies may charge. Clarifies the duties of tow companies when vehicle owners arrive on the scene while their vehicles are in the process of being hooked up. Requires tow and storage companies to accept credit cards and debit cards. Subjects violations of the towing statute to the penalties and remedies under the State's unfair or deceptive acts or practices law and consumer protection law. Adds definitions for clarity. Effective 10/1/2020. (SD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 041, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1146). TAKUMI TRS/CPH, JDC SB2639
42 HB2183 HD2 SD2
Affordable Rental Housing; Housing Loan and Mortgage Program
RELATING TO THE HOUSING LOAN AND MORTGAGE PROGRAM.
Increases the Hula Mae Multifamily Revenue Bond authorization ceiling amount to continue financing affordable rental housing statewide. (SD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 042, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1147). BROWER, CACHOLA, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LUKE, MATAYOSHI, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, TODD, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, Hashimoto, B. Kobayashi HOU, WAM
43 HB2340 HD2 SD1
Dead Bodies; Anatomical Gifts; Disposition of Bodies; Abuse of a Corpse
RELATING TO DEAD BODIES.
Clarifies prohibited actions related to anatomical gifts and disposition of bodies. Effective 1/1/2021. (SD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 043, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1148). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) CPH, JDC SB2896
44 HB2350 HD2 SD1
Department of Labor and Industrial Relations; Assessments; Violations
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS.
Updates various assessments and penalties under DLIR's jurisdiction by revising the monetary assessments according to changes in the Consumer Price Index. Takes effect on its approval. (SD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 044, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1149). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LCA, JDC/WAM SB2906
45 HB2486 HD2 SD2
Office of Planning; Statewide Planning; COVID-19 Economic Resilience; Climate Change; Sustainability; Statewide Sustainability Branch
RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF PLANNING.
Establishes a statewide sustainability branch within the Office of Planning. Updates and reaffirms the role of the office to coordinate among state agencies regarding climate change adaptation and sustainability. (SD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 045, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1150). YAMANE, AQUINO WTL/AEN, WAM
46 HB2543 HD1 SD2
DHS; DOE; Preschool Open Doors Program; Executive Office on Early Learning; Appropriation
RELATING TO ACCESS TO LEARNING.
Requires parents or guardians of public school and charter school kindergarten students to disclose information on the student's prior child care program or prekindergarten attendance, if any, for the purpose of determining areas having the highest need for prekindergarten and child care programs. Requires assessment of public school and charter school kindergarten students. Removes public charter school prekindergarten programs from the administrative authority of the Executive Office on Early Learning. Establishes that the State Public Charter School Commission has administrative authority over all state-funded early learning programs in public charter schools. Establishes the preschool open doors special fund. Expands Preschool Open Doors Program eligibility from 4-year-old children to all children who are 3 to 4 years old who are in the 2 years prior to kindergarten entry. Requires annual reporting regarding the revenues and expenditures of the early learning special fund. Establishes a program for Department of Human Services to award grants for preschools. Authorizes positions for the Preschool Open Doors Program. Appropriates funds for Department of Human Services to expand its information technology system for the purpose of managing information on prekindergarten attendance and child care need and to contract for and operate preschool and child care programs. Establishes the goal of providing all children who are 3 to 4 years old who are in the 2 years prior to kindergarten entry with enrollment in a preschool program by the year 2032. Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii for building classrooms for Hawaiian language immersion pre-kindergarten programs. Appropriates funds for building early learning services classrooms on public library property. (SD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 046, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1151). SAIKI, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, CULLEN, DECOITE, ELI, GATES, HAR, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, B. KOBAYASHI, D. KOBAYASHI, KONG, C. LEE, LOWEN, LUKE, MATAYOSHI, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, ONISHI, QUINLAN, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, TODD, TOKIOKA, WOODSON, YAMANE, YAMASHITA EDU, WAM SB3101
47 HB285 HD1 SD2 CD1
Police Officers; Disciplinary Action; Public Records; Disclosure; Law Enforcement Standards Board
RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
Requires county police departments to disclose to the Legislature the identity of an officer upon an officer's suspension or discharge. Amends the Uniform Information Practices Act to allow for public access to information about suspended officers. Authorizes the law enforcement standards board to revoke certifications and requires the board to review and recommend statewide policies and procedures relating to law enforcement, including the use of force. Allows the law enforcement standards board, until December 31, 2021, to finalize its standards and certification process. (CD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 047, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1152). NISHIMOTO PSM, JDC
48 SB785 SD1 HD1 CD1
Appropriations for Public Employment Cost Items; Emergency Medical Services
RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
Makes appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of collective bargaining units (2), (3), (4), (7), (8), (9), (13), and (14) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representative, for fiscal biennium 2019-2021. Appropriates moneys to meet collective bargaining requirements under emergency medical services contracts. (CD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 048, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1153). TANIGUCHI LAB, FIN HB392
49 SB2130 SD1 HD1
State Fire Council Package; State Fire Code; Process for Adoption; Sunshine Law
RELATING TO THE STATE FIRE CODE.
Requires the state fire code to be adopted pursuant to Hawaii's open meetings laws, and exempted from the public hearings laws, to be consistent with the process for adopting other Hawaii state building codes. (HD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 049, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1154). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CPC, JUD HB1756
50 SB2188 SD1
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Package; Wildlife Offenses; Penalties
RELATING TO WILDLIFE OFFENSES.
Provides that all animal parts, products, or items containing prohibited animal parts or products involved in the commission of wildlife trafficking or certain hunting offenses shall be considered contraband to be forfeited to and disposed of by the State. (SD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 050, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1155). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD HB1748
51 SB2193 HD2
Office of Hawaiian Affairs Package; Employment Discrimination; Criminal History
RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION.
Limits the convictions that may be used in employment decisions, from all convictions in the most recent ten years, to felony convictions that occurred in the most recent seven years and misdemeanor convictions that occurred in the most recent five years. (HD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 051, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1156). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, JUD HB1782
52 SB2260
Civil Identification Card; Minimum Age; Repeal
RELATING TO CIVIL IDENTIFICATION CARDS.
Repeals the minimum age requirement to obtain a civil identification card in the State.
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 052, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1157). KIDANI, BAKER, KEITH-AGARAN, K. RHOADS, Gabbard, Inouye, K. Kahele, Kanuha, Nishihara, Shimabukuro, Wakai JUD
53 SB2262 SD1 HD2
Hawaii Teacher Standards Board; Powers and Duties; Certificates; Private Schools; State of Emergency; Extension for Expired Licenses
RELATING TO THE HAWAII TEACHER STANDARDS BOARD.
Amends the powers and duties of the Hawaii teacher standards board to authorize the issuance of certificates for teachers at private schools and extending the expiration dates for licenses, permits, and certificates when a state of emergency is declared under section 127A-14, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Allows the department of education and charter schools to employ emergency hires for more than three years if authorized by the Hawaii teacher standards board. (HD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 053, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1158). KIDANI, K. RHOADS, Baker, Inouye, K. Kahele, Kanuha, Keith-Agaran, Nishihara, Shimabukuro, Wakai LHE, FIN
54 SB2275 SD2 HD2
Notaries Public; Remote Notarization; Electronic Documents
RELATING TO NOTARIAL ACTS.
Updates the laws regarding notaries public to conform to the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (2018), the Hawaii Uniform Electronic Transactions Act, other state notary laws, and current notary practices. Effective 1/1/2021. (HD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 054, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1159). BAKER, NISHIHARA, S. Chang, English, Fevella, Ihara, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi JUD, FIN
55 SB2384 SD2 HD2
Motor Vehicles; Disabled Vehicles; Towing Expenses
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.
Authorizes any vehicle involved in a motor vehicle accident that cannot be moved under its own power or is otherwise disabled to be towed away at the expense of the registered owner. Specifies the applicable requirements and fees for towing motor vehicles involved in accidents under certain circumstances. Exempts certain automobile clubs or towing companies from motor vehicle towing and storage requirements. Effective 9/1/2020. (HD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 055, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1160). K. RHOADS, Baker TRN/CPC, JUD
56 SB2421 SD1 HD1
Condominiums; Associations; Cure of Default; Common Expense Assessments; Nonjudicial Foreclosure; Sunset Provision
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATIONS.
Repeals the sunset provision of Act 195, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, permanently codifying the amendments to sections 514B105, 514B-146, and 667-94, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Effective retroactively to 6/29/2020. (HD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 056, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161). BAKER, S. Chang, Fevella, Ihara, Nishihara, Shimabukuro CPC/JUD, FIN
57 SB2425 SD1
Condominiums; Associations; Unit Owners; Mediation; Arbitration; Condominium Education Trust Fund
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
Repeals the sunset provision of Act 196, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, making permanent the amendments to sections 514B-71(a), 514B-72(a), and 514B-161, Hawaii Revised Statutes. (SD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 057, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1162). BAKER, S. Chang, English, Fevella, Ihara, Nishihara, Shimabukuro CPC/JUD, FIN
58 SB2612 SD1 HD1
Sports Officials; Assault; Terroristic Threatening
RELATING TO SPORTS OFFICIALS.
Allows a court to enjoin a defendant convicted of committing certain assault or terroristic threatening offenses against a sports official from attending any sports event of the type at which the sports official was engaged in the lawful discharge of the sports official's duties. (HD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 058, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1163). DELA CRUZ JUD
59 HB2750 HD2 SD2
Traffic Infractions; Driver Licensing; Vehicle Registration; Stoppers
RELATING TO MONETARY OBLIGATIONS.
Prohibits the imposition of restrictions on a person's ability to obtain or renew a driver's license or to register, renew the registration of, or transfer or receive title to a motor vehicle, as a consequence of unpaid monetary obligations under certain circumstances. Allows certain individuals to petition the court for a driver's license or motor vehicle clearance. Applies to monetary assessments incurred on or after November 1, 2020. (SD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 059, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1164). GATES, HOLT, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, QUINLAN, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, TODD, YAMASHITA, Matayoshi TRS, JDC SB2630
60 SB2701 HD2
Agricultural Buildings; Exemptions; Right to Enter; Counties
RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL BUILDINGS.
Grants county agencies the right to enter property to investigate agricultural buildings for violations of and compliance with building permit and building code exemption requirements. (HD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 060, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1165). GABBARD, J.KEOHOKALOLE, RIVIERE, Baker, Ihara WLH, JUD
61 SB2820 SD2 HD2
Renewable Energy Technologies; Income Tax Credit
RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
Amends the requirements for each solar energy system to claim the renewable energy technologies income tax credit. (HD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 061, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1166). WAKAI, HARIMOTO, J.KEOHOKALOLE, Nishihara EEP, FIN
62 SB2866 SD2 HD2
Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund
RELATING TO THE HAWAII EMPLOYER-UNION HEALTH BENEFITS TRUST FUND EMPLOYEE-BENEFICIARY MONTHLY CONTRIBUTIONS.
Requires newly retired employees and surviving employee-beneficiaries to pay their share of health benefits premiums through monthly electronic deductions from their employees' retirement system pension or their financial institution. Requires monthly contributions not electronically withheld, deducted, or transmitted to be paid directly to the employees' retirement system fund by the first day of each month. (HD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 062, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1167). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, FIN HB2310
63 SB2877 SD1 HD2
Mental Health Counselor; License Requirement; Practicum Internship Experience; Post-graduate Experience Supervision
RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELORS.
Clarifies that the practicum internship experience requirement is to be included with the course work in counseling requirement for mental health counselors. Clarifies that the supervised mental health practicum intern experience requirement is a total of 300 hours of supervised client contact across two academic terms. Permits applicants to fulfill all or part of their face-to-face clinical supervision requirement by a videoconference service. (HD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 063, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1168). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) IAC, CPC, FIN HB2321
64 SB2878 HD2
Massage Therapy; Massage Therapy Establishments; Rulemaking Authority; Fines
RELATING TO MASSAGE THERAPY.
Requires the board of massage therapy to adopt and enforce sanitation rules for massage therapy establishments. Repeals existing statutory language that classifies unlicensed activity as a petty misdemeanor in favor of existing statutes that treat unlicensed activity as a misdemeanor. Increases the fines for violations of the laws regulating massage therapy. (HD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 064, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1169). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) IAC, CPC, FIN HB2322
65 SB2893 SD1 HD2
Chronically Homeless; Definition
RELATING TO CHRONICALLY HOMELESS.
Amends the definition of "chronically homeless individual" to provide clarity and improve the delivery and development of homeless services. (HD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 065, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1170). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HSH, FIN HB2337
66 SB2894 SD1 HD2
Child Care; Child Care Facilities; Licensure Exemptions; Violations
RELATING TO CHILD CARE.
Clarifies certain requirements regarding licensure of child care facilities, including exemptions from licensure, health and safety standards, and investigations of violations. (HD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 066, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1171). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HSH, FIN HB2338
67 SB2993 HD2
Commercial Driver's License Qualification Standards; Medical Waivers; Diabetes
RELATING TO COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSES.
Aligns the commercial driver's license qualification standards with federal regulations by repealing language related to medical waivers due to diabetes. Makes conforming amendments to Code of Federal Regulations citations. Effective 9/1/2020. (HD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 067, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1172). INOUYE, Baker, Gabbard, Kanuha, Kim, Taniguchi TRN, JUD
68 SB3054 SD2 HD1
Firearms; Gun Safety; Registration
RELATING TO FIREARM REGISTRATION.
Requires every person who permanently moves firearms out of the State to contact the county police department where the firearms are registered to notify that police department that the firearms have been moved out of State within five days of their removal from the State. Imposes a fine of $100 per firearm for violations. (HD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 068, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1173). K. RHOADS PVM/JUD
69 SB3117 SD1 HD2
Department of Human Services; Emergency Department Homelessness Assessment Pilot Program; Medical Respite Pilot Program
RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
Extends the emergency department homelessness assessment pilot program and medical respite pilot program to 06/30/2021. Clarifies the lapse date for encumbered resources for the pilot programs that were previously appropriated pursuant to Act 209, SLH 2018. Effective retroactively to 06/29/2019. (HD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 069, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1174). RUDERMAN, MORIWAKI, RIVIERE, Ihara, Kim HSH, FIN HB2525
70 SB3119 SD1 HD2
Revision Bill
RELATING TO STATUTORY REVISION: AMENDING OR REPEALING VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE HAWAII REVISED STATUTES OR THE SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII FOR THE PURPOSES OF CORRECTING ERRORS AND REFERENCES, CLARIFYING LANGUAGE, OR DELETING OBSOLETE OR UNNECESSARY PROVISIONS.
Amends or repeals various provisions of the Hawaii Revised Statutes or the Session Laws of Hawaii for the purposes of correcting errors and references, clarifying language, or deleting obsolete or unnecessary provisions. (SB3119 HD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 070, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1175). KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) JUD, FIN HB2650
71 SB3158 SD1 HD1
Motor Vehicles; Counterfeit Air Bags; Restraint Systems
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.
Prohibits intentionally or knowingly manufacturing, importing, installing, reinstalling, distributing, selling, or offering for sale any counterfeit supplemental restraint system component, nonfunctional air bag, or air bag that does not meet federal safety requirements, with the intent that such device replace an air bag in any air-bag-required motor vehicle. Prohibits intentionally or knowingly selling, offering for sale, installing, or reinstalling in an air-bag-required motor vehicle any device that causes the air-bag-required motor vehicle's diagnostic systems to fail to warn that an air bag is not installed or the air-bag-required motor vehicle is equipped with a counterfeit supplemental restraint system component or nonfunctional air bag, as applicable. (HD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 071, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1176). KIM, KIDANI, S. Chang, English, Fevella, Gabbard, Ihara, Inouye, K. Kahele, Kanuha, Keith-Agaran, J.Keohokalole, Moriwaki, Nishihara, Riviere, Ruderman, Shimabukuro, L. Thielen TRN, JUD
72 SB3103 SD2 HD2
School Facilities Agency; BOE; Department of Education; Construction
RELATING TO A SCHOOL FACILITIES AGENCY.
Establishes the school facilities agency to be responsible for all public school development, planning, and construction, related to capital improvement projects assigned by the legislature, governor, or board of education. Places management of school impact fees with the agency. (HD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 072, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1177). KOUCHI, BAKER, S. CHANG, ENGLISH, FEVELLA, GABBARD, IHARA, INOUYE, K. KAHELE, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, J.KEOHOKALOLE, KIDANI, KIM, MORIWAKI, NISHIHARA, RIVIERE, RUDERMAN, SHIMABUKURO, L. THIELEN, WAKAI LHE, FIN HB2544
73 SB2386 SD2 HD2
Waste Management; Landfills; Buffer Zones; Conservation Districts
RELATING TO WASTE MANAGEMENT.
Prohibits any waste or disposal facility from being located in a conservation district except in emergency circumstances to mitigate significant risks to public safety and health. Requires no less than a one-half mile buffer zone around residences, schools, and hospitals for the construction, modification, or expansion of a waste or disposal facility. Specifies that "waste or disposal facility" excludes individual, state certified, non-industrial redemption centers. (HD2)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 073, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1178). K. KAHELE, Fevella, Kanuha, Kidani, Riviere, Ruderman, Shimabukuro, L. Thielen WLH/EEP, FIN HB2442
74 HB2744 HD1 SD2
Gun Violence and Violent Crimes Commission; Firearms; Ghost Guns; Registration
RELATING TO GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION.
Establishes the gun violence and violent crimes commission. Requires reports to the Legislature. Makes it a class C felony to purchase, manufacture, or otherwise obtain firearm parts for the purpose of assembling a firearm having no serial number. Amends certain requirements relating to firearms registration. (SD2)
(S ) 9/16/2020 - Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 074, 09/15/2020, (Gov. Msg. No. 1184). C. LEE, CREAGAN, GATES, HASHIMOTO, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, ONISHI, TAKAYAMA, WILDBERGER PSM, JDC
75 HB361 HD1 SD2
Governor; Mayors; Outside Employment, Controlling Interest, or Emoluments; Prohibited
RELATING TO EMOLUMENTS.
Beginning 11/1/2022, prohibits the governor and each county mayor, while holding those offices, to maintain any other employment, maintain a controlling interest in a business, or receive any emolument, beginning on the sixty-first calendar day after their election or appointment to office. Effective 7/1/2020. (SD2)
(S ) 9/16/2020 - Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 075, 09/15/2020, (Gov. Msg. No. 1185). SAIKI GVO, JDC
76 SB2486 SD1 HD1
DOE; Data Collection; Transparency; Accountability
RELATING TO EDUCATION DATA.
Requires the department of education to establish a standardized data collection process; collect and analyze data relating to, among other things, student discipline, seclusion, and restraint, school climate, and student achievement; and annually report certain information to the board of education, legislature, and the public. (HD1)
(S ) 9/16/2020 - Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 076, 09/15/2020, (Gov. Msg. No. 1186). KIDANI, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, K. RHOADS, Baker, Kanuha, Nishihara, Shimabukuro LHE, FIN HB2093