HI Legislation | 2017 | Regular Session

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HB571PassAppropriates moneys for the University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program to develop a communication and outreach plan for emergency management and disaster preparedness, update and publish the Homeowner's Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards, an...
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2017-06-26
Act 061, 06/23/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1162).
SB885PassPermits the Comptroller to acquire risk management, investigative, claims adjustment, actuarial, and other services on a fixed fee basis. Exempts a broker submitting a proposal in response to a fixed fee solicitation by the Comptroller and the broker...
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2017-06-26
Act 062, 06/23/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1163).
HB575EnrollEstablishes a process for the re-leasing or renegotiation of a lease for public lands classified as commercial or industrial use near the end of the life of the lease. Permits DLNR to extend public land leases to school or government entities without...
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2017-06-23
Notice of Intent to veto dated 06-23-17 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161)
HB1588EnrollProhibits the issuance of GO bonds to finance the repair and maintenance of a capital asset where the repair or maintenance costs incurred add value to and prolong the life of the asset for a period of less than 10 years. Requires the Director of Fin...
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2017-06-23
Notice of Intent to veto dated 06-23-17 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161)
HB852PassAuthorizes the state ethics commission to post on its website for public inspection, the names of legislators, delegates to the constitutional convention, or certain employees who fail to file their financial disclosure statements by the statutory de...
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2017-06-23
Act 052, on 06/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1152).
SB410EnrollClarifies the allowable scope of collective bargaining negotiations regarding the rights and obligations of a public employer. (SB410 HD1)
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2017-06-23
Notice of Intent to veto dated 06-23-17 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161)
HB523EnrollAllows DAGS to establish a recycling pilot program to reasonably provide and maintain onsite collection methods at buildings and facilities it manages, maintains, or services for the collection of recyclable materials. Appropriates funds. (HB523 CD1)
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2017-06-23
Notice of Intent to veto dated 06-23-17 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161)
HB845PassRequires the Department of Public Safety, in collaboration with various agencies and upon request of the inmates, to issue civil identification cards to inmates and to assist inmates in obtaining the inmates' birth certificate, social security card, ...
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2017-06-23
Act 056, on 06/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1156).
SB1074EnrollAppropriates funds to the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts to fund celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the Hawaii state capitol. (CD1)
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2017-06-23
Notice of Intent to veto dated 06-23-17 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161)
SB1240EnrollRequires DLNR to submit proposed legislation to the legislature by the 2019 regular session including a definition of "sustainable", a policy for sustainable collection practices of near shore aquatic life, a process for determining limits on collect...
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2017-06-23
Notice of Intent to veto dated 06-23-17 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161)
SB722EnrollRecommences the efficiency measures pilot project first required under Act 67, Session Laws of Hawaii 2015. (CD1)
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2017-06-23
Notice of Intent to veto dated 06-23-17 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161)
SB713EnrollRequires the six-year program and financial plan and budget to include information on tax expenditures. (CD1)
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2017-06-23
Notice of Intent to veto dated 06-23-17 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161)
SB1073EnrollAppropriates funds to the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Artist Fellowship Program for the awarding of one-time fellowships to promising artists. (CD1)
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2017-06-23
Notice of Intent to veto dated 06-23-17 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161)
HB89PassContinues the Hospital Sustainability Program for two years. Increases the cap on the inpatient and outpatient hospital sustainability fees to not more than three and one-half percent of the hospital's net inpatient and outpatient service revenue, re...
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2017-06-23
Act 059, on 06/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1159).
HB90PassExtends the Nursing Facility Sustainability Program for two years. Appropriates funds out of the Nursing Facility Sustainability Program Special Fund for fiscal year 2017-2018 and fiscal year 2018-2019. (SD2)
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2017-06-23
Act 060, on 06/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1160).
HB2EnrollAuthorizes tiny homes of less than 500 square feet for farm workers in agricultural districts in a county with a population of more than 180,000 but less than 250,000. County council may adopt ordinances for the oversight of tiny homes, as defined in...
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2017-06-23
Notice of Intent to veto dated 06-23-17 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161)
HB1179PassExpands the types of rental housing projects that can be exempt from general excise taxes. Allows the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to exempt certain affordable rental housing projects from general excise tax and use tax costs. A...
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2017-06-23
Act 054, on 06/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1154).
HB727EnrollAuthorizes the Department of Transportation to allow motorcycles and motor scooters on shoulder lanes, as determined by the Department, in times of traffic congestion. (HB727 CD1)
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2017-06-23
Notice of Intent to veto dated 06-23-17 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161)
HB957PassAuthorizes the Department of Education to borrow moneys interest-free from the Hawaii Green Infrastructure Loan Program for heat abatement measures at public schools. Requires the Department of Education to make payments on the loan from revenues sav...
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2017-06-23
Act 057, on 06/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1157).
HB627EnrollAuthorizes establishment of a State Public-Private Partnership Coordinator position within the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to manage public-private partnerships entered into by the State and associated contracts, proposa...
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2017-06-23
Notice of Intent to veto dated 06-23-17 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161)
HB916PassMakes an appropriation for the health care provider loan repayment program administered through the John A. Burns School of Medicine. (HB916 CD1)
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2017-06-23
Act 058, on 06/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1158).
SB562EnrollRequires the Attorney General to defend any civil action against the county based on negligence, wrongful act, or omission of a county lifeguard for services at a designated state beach park under an agreement between the State and a county. (SB562 H...
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2017-06-23
Notice of Intent to veto dated 06-23-17 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161)
HB508PassIncreases the maximum administrative fines for ethics violations. Clarifies the assessment of fines in the context of a settlement agreement. (HB508 CD1)
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2017-06-23
Act 050, on 06/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1150).
HB100PassAppropriates funds for the operating and capital improvement budget of the Executive Branch for fiscal years 2017-2018 and 2018-2019. (CD1)
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2017-06-23
Act 049, on 06/21/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1149).
HB1414EnrollRequires the Auditor to investigate and report on the problems of the tax system modernization project of the department of taxation. Appropriates funds. (HB1414 CD1)
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2017-06-23
Notice of Intent to veto dated 06-23-17 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161)
HB511PassClarifies the laws governing lobbyists by amending the definitions of "expenditure," "lobbyist," and "lobbying." Allows a former employer of a lobbyist to file a notice of termination of employment. Amends requirements for expenditure reports coverin...
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2017-06-23
Act 051, on 06/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1151).
HB1309EnrollAdds grants for planning, design, construction, renovation, operations, and equipment of facilities to the types of grants for which repayment to the State is required if the grantee discontinues the activities or services approved in the grant. Desi...
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2017-06-23
Notice of Intent to veto dated 06-23-17 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161)
SB611PassExtends the prohibition on county requirements for automatic sprinklers or sprinkler systems in one- and two-family detached dwelling units and non-residential agricultural and aquacultural structures located outside urban areas. (CD1)
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2017-06-23
Act 053, on 06/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1153).
SB718PassEstablishes a community court outreach project in the City and County of Honolulu, subject to the availability of funds. (CD1)
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2017-06-23
Act 055, on 06/22/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1155).
HB552PassEstablishes the Affordable Health Insurance Working Group to plan for and mitigate adverse effects of the potential repeal of the federal Affordable Care Act by Congress. (HB552 CD1)
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2017-06-22
Act 043, 06/20/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1143).
SB850PassRequires the Chief Information Officer to identify the information technology projects of the executive branch, including DOE and UH, that shall be subject to independent verification and validation. (CD1)
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2017-06-22
Act 037, 06/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1137).
SB1016PassTemporarily exempts the Department of Transportation and its contractors from certain state requirements for certain bridge rehabilitation projects by extending the end date to June 30, 2022. (CD1)
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2017-06-22
Act 048, 06/20/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1148).
SB900PassAmends the definition of "community-based organization." Amends the qualifications for community-based economic development grants to include technical assistance to community-based organizations. Reduces the number of Community-Based Economic Develo...
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2017-06-22
Act 047, 06/20/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1147).
SB949PassClarifies the money transmitters law, including updating requirements for money transmitter license and change in control applications, criminal background checks, security devices, permissible investments, records, and voluntary surrender of license...
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2017-06-22
Act 045, 06/20/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1145).
SB950PassUpdates requirements relating to licensed mortgage servicers by requiring approval by the commissioner of financial institutions for a change in control; and clarifying which persons associated with a mortgage servicer are presumed to exercise contro...
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2017-06-22
Act 046, 06/20/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1146).
HB1444PassRequires pharmacy benefit managers to register with the Insurance Commissioner. (HB1444 CD1)
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2017-06-22
Act 044, 06/20/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1144).
HB847PassEstablishes the Innovation and Commercialization Initiative Program to expressly give the University of Hawaii the legal authority to create, promote, and participate in new economic enterprises and expand workforce opportunities based on inventions ...
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2017-06-22
Act 039, 06/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1139).
HB1488PassAdds additional qualifying medical conditions for medical marijuana patients and permits possession of additional plants. Amends requirements for and access to testing. Extends deadlines related to implementation of the dispensary system. Amends secu...
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2017-06-22
Act 041, 06/20/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1141).
HB1382PassAssists small business in the state procurement process by establishing a temporary small business assistance initiative, small business advisory group, small business office, and small business procurement coordinator position within the State Procu...
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2017-06-22
Act 042, 06/20/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1142).
HB425PassMakes certain sections of the Code of Ethics inapplicable to technology transfer activities sponsored by University of Hawaii if the activities comply with the regulatory framework and research compliance program approved by the Board of Regents. Req...
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2017-06-22
Act 038, 06/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1138).
HB428PassAllows the John A. Burns School of Medicine to continue to receive a portion of the physician workforce assessment fee for ongoing physician workforce assessment and planning to support the recruitment and retention of physicians in the State, partic...
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2017-06-22
Act 040, 06/20/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1140).
HB942PassAuthorizes the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts to commission an artist to design and build a monument to honor and commemorate Filipino veterans of World War II, with all costs to be expended from the Works of Art Special Fund. (HB942 CD1)
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2017-06-22
Act 035, 06/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1135).
HB1534PassAllows a waiver of the one-year residency requirement for certain appointive officers when the officer is employed as the head of a county police department. Clarifies that all appointed officers in the service of state or county government, other th...
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2017-06-22
Act 036, 06/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1136).
HB1578PassEstablishes the Carbon Farming Task Force within the Office of Planning to identify agricultural and aquacultural practices to improve soil health and promote carbon sequestration in the State's agricultural and aquacultural sectors. Appropriates fun...
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2017-06-08
Act 033, 06/06/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1133).
SB559PassRequires the State to expand strategies and mechanisms to reduce greenhouse gas emissions statewide in alignment with the principles and goals adopted in the Paris Agreement. Renames the Interagency Climate Adaptation Committee as the Hawaii Climate ...
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2017-06-08
Act 032, 06/06/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1132).
SB149PassRepeals the requirement that certain applicants for procurement contracts for health and human services possess all licenses necessary to conduct the subject business. Repeals the requirement that all contracts include only costs, fees, and taxes ref...
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2017-06-08
Act 034, 06/07/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1134).
HB655PassAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to assist and provide supplemental funds to the National Wildlife Research Center of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to research the adverse effects of the rose-ringed parakeet on ...
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2017-06-06
Act 031, 06/01/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1131).
HB1396PassAuthorizes the Department of Health, working in consultation with the Department of Human Services, to allow two private-pay individuals to be cared for in the same community care foster family home after consideration of specified relevant factors. ...
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2017-06-01
Act 030, 05/31/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1130).
SR40PassRequesting The Department Of Land And Natural Resources, In Collaboration With The National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration, To Explore The Possibility Of Using Autonomous Unmanned Surface Vessel Technology To Detect And Clean Up Ocean Debris ...
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2017-05-30
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 05-30-17.
SR26PassRequesting The Department Of Agriculture And Department Of Land And Natural Resources To Identify Economic, Environmental, And Regulatory Consequences Of Crop Degradation Caused By Invasive And Endangered Species In Hawaii.
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2017-05-30
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 05-30-17.
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