Hawaii State Legislature
List of Vetoed Measures
Bills passed by the Legislature that have been rejected by the Governor.
   
Measure Text pdfRelated GMMeasure StatusCurrent StatusIntroducer(s)Current ReferralCompanion
GM1179 HB1523 HD1 SD2
DOE; Devices; Costs; CARES Act
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION BUDGET.
Specifies that the costs of devices for certain Department of Education schools shall be covered using Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) funds. (SD2)
(S ) 9/15/2020 - Vetoed on 09-15-20 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1179). WOODSON, LUKE EDU, WAM
GM1102 HB1631 SD1
State Bonds; State Budget
RELATING TO STATE BONDS.
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. (HB1631 SD1)
(S ) 6/23/2020 - Vetoed on 06-22-20 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1102). LUKE, CULLEN WAM
GM1180 HB1846 HD2 SD2
Energy Efficiency; State Facilities; Building Design
RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
Requires and establishes deadlines for all state facilities with an area of 10,000 square feet and over, except facilities at Aloha Stadium, to implement all cost-effective energy efficiency measures. Provides that certain agencies that perform energy efficiency retrofitting may continue to receive appropriations for energy expenditures at an amount that accounts for any costs or debt service for the implementation and management of energy efficiency measures. Beginning 7/1/2020, requires, where feasible and cost-effective, the design of all new state building construction to maximize energy and water efficiency, maximize energy generation potential, and use building materials that reduce the carbon footprint of the project. Directs the Hawaii State Energy Office to collect utility bill and energy usage data for state-owned buildings and to make the data publicly available. (SD2)
(S ) 9/15/2020 - Vetoed on 09-15-20 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1180). LOWEN, DECOITE, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, B. KOBAYASHI, LUKE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, TODD, WILDBERGER, Morikawa, Nakamura EET/GVO, WAM
GM1181 HB2124 HD1 SD2
Ethics; Officials; Employees; Executive; Legislative; Judiciary
RELATING TO THE CODE OF ETHICS.
Prohibits certain former State employees from representing certain interests in a legislative or administrative action before the State for twelve months after the termination of their employment. Effective 1/1/2021. (SD2)
(S ) 9/15/2020 - Vetoed on 09-15-20 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1181). C. LEE, BROWER, ELI, HOLT, JOHANSON, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, SAIKI, TAKUMI, WILDBERGER GVO, JDC
GM1112 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
GM1182 SB2206 SD2 HD2
Homelessness; Department of Land and Natural Resources; Department of Agriculture; Emergency Shelter; Revocable Permits
RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
Authorizes the Board of Land and Natural Resources to issue revocable month-to-month temporary permits for the temporary emergency sheltering of and facilities for homeless persons on state lands, under certain conditions. Repeals 90 days after the last day of the disaster emergency relief period specified in the Governor's final Supplementary Proclamation relating to the COVID-19 emergency, irrespective of any separate proclamation terminating the disaster emergency relief period in the Governor's final Supplementary Proclamation relating to the COVID-19 emergency. (HD2)
(S ) 9/15/2020 - Vetoed on 09-15-20 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1182). S. CHANG, K. KAHELE, MORIWAKI, RUDERMAN, Shimabukuro HSG, FIN HB1817
GM1183 SB2523 SD1 HD2
PSD; Director of Public Safety; Corrections; Correctional Facilities; Community Correctional Centers; Work Furlough Program
RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
Requires the Department of Public Safety to expend certain appropriated funds during fiscal year 2020-2021 solely for the community-based work furlough program for female inmates. Effective retroactively to 6/30/2020. (HD2)
(S ) 9/15/2020 - Vetoed on 09-15-20 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1183). NISHIHARA, BAKER, S. CHANG, Dela Cruz, Ihara, K. Kahele, Kanuha, Keith-Agaran, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, L. Thielen, Wakai PVM, FIN
GM1110 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
GM1110 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