HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

31

TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE, 2015

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 421J, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"421J-   Medical marijuana; discrimination. A provision in any association documents allowing for any of the discriminatory practices listed in paragraphs (1) to (7) of section 515-3 against a person residing in a unit who has a valid certificate for the medical use of marijuana as provided in section 329-123 in any form is void, unless the association documents prohibit smoking tobacco and the medical marijuana is used by means of smoking."

SECTION 2. Chapter 514A, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"514A-   Medical marijuana; discrimination. A provision in any articles of incorporation, declaration, bylaws, administrative rules, house rules, association documents, or a similar document of a condominium property regime allowing for any of the discriminatory practices listed in paragraphs (1) to (7) of section 515-3 against a person residing in an apartment who has a valid certificate for the medical use of marijuana as provided in section 329-123 in any form is void, unless such documents prohibit smoking tobacco and the medical marijuana is used by means of smoking."

SECTION 3. Chapter 514B, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"514B-   Medical marijuana; discrimination. A provision in any articles of incorporation, declaration, bylaws, administrative rules, house rules, or association documents allowing for any of the discriminatory practices listed in paragraphs (1) to (7) of section 515-3 against a person residing in a unit who has a valid certificate for the medical use of marijuana as provided in section 329-123 in any form is void, unless such documents prohibit smoking tobacco and the medical marijuana is used by means of smoking."

SECTION 4. This Act does not affect rights and duties that matured, penalties that were incurred, and proceedings that were begun before its effective date.

SECTION 5. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 6. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Condominiums; Medical Marijuana; Discrimination

 

Description:

Voids any provision that discriminates against a person who holds a valid medical marijuana certificate and resides in an apartment or unit of a condominium property regime, condominium, or planned community association, unless the association documents prohibit smoking tobacco and the medical marijuana is used by means of smoking.

 

 

 

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