HI Legislation | 2012 | Regular Session | Engrossed

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SB2927EngrossEstablishes planning districts and creates a process for developers to apply for residential and commercial qualified projects. Establishes the transit-oriented or main-street redevelopment district program. Authorizes state and county incentives for...
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2012-05-03
(H) Recommitted to Conference committee as amended in CD 2 with none voting no and Representative(s) Nishimoto excused.
SB2235EngrossRequires the State and counties to approve, approve with modification, or disapprove all broadband-related permits within sixty business days or the application will be deemed approved on the sixty-first business day. Prior to any public notice and p...
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2012-04-27
(S) Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-12 5:15PM in conference room 423.
SB2784EngrossMakes general fund appropriations of unspecified amounts for fiscal years 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 to recapitalize the Hawaii Hurricane Relief Fund. Effective July 1, 2030. (SB2784 HD1)
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2012-04-27
(H) Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-27-12 4:30PM in conference room 309.
SB2248EngrossRequires the Department of Public Safety (DPS) to assess and refer inmates to the Hawaii Paroling Authority (HPA) for possible medical release. Provides that an inmate in DPS's custody shall be eligible to be considered for medical release if the inm...
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2012-04-27
(S) The conference committee deferred the measure.
SB2579EngrossEstablishes a new chapter for the safe harbor of sexually exploited children. Expands the scope of the domestic violence and sexual assault special fund annual report to the legislature. Establishes that persons who are under eighteen and suspected o...
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2012-04-27
(S) Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-12 4:00PM in conference room 229.
SB1142EngrossAuthorizes the Department of Agriculture to establish a program to audit and certify that producers are following good agricultural practices. Specifies that the program is voluntary for producers. Requires the charge of fees and expenses. Establishe...
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2012-04-27
(S) Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-12 5:42PM in conference room 229.
SB2568EngrossEstablishes the return-to-home program to assist eligible homeless individuals return to their home state if there is a support network available and the support network is able to receive them. Appropriates funds. Effective July 1, 2030. (SB2568 HD2...
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2012-04-27
(H) Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-27-12 5:45PM in conference room 229.
SB2528EngrossPlaces the Hawaii 3Ts school technology laboratories fund under the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism. Requires the University of Hawaii to extend its current land lease with the high technology development corporation for no ...
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2012-04-27
(S) The conference committee deferred the measure.
SB2123EngrossRequires establishments to post in a conspicuous place a poster that provides specified information relating to human trafficking and the National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline. Defines "establishment". Establishes penalties for violation...
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2012-04-27
(S) Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-12 4:00PM in conference room 229.
SB1197EngrossAuthorizes the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to establish a grid reliability rate surcharge to electric utility companies to encourage the negotiation of new or existing power purchase agreements with renewable energy producers that do not contai...
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2012-04-26
(S) Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-12 5:40PM in conference room 225.
SB2398EngrossRestricts the sale of tattoo supplies. Requires blood borne pathogen test as a prerequisite for tattoo licensure beginning January 1, 2013, and every two years after initial test to continue to hold a license. Prohibits tattoo trade shows under the a...
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2012-04-26
(S) Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-12 5:00PM in conference room 312.
SB1332EngrossExtends the exemption granted to the University of Hawaii (UH) from certain provisions of the Hawaii public procurement code to December 31, 2012. Requires additional reporting requirements. Permits review and investigation of complaints of UH procur...
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2012-04-26
(S) The conference committee deferred the measure.
SB2394EngrossAuthorizes the Director of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to enforce certain federal laws to protect military members and their families from abusive lending practices. Establishes a distressed residential properties program. Appropriates funds. Autho...
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2012-04-26
(S) Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-12 12:45PM in conference room 312.
SB2782EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for the immediate protection of priority watershed forests. Statutorily establishes the Division of Aquatic Resources within the Department of Land and Natural Resources. Establishes ...
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2012-04-26
(S) Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-12 1:15PM in conference room 224.
SB1168EngrossProhibits use of tobacco products by minors. Authorizes law enforcement officer to confiscate tobacco products used by minors. Effective January 1, 2050. (SB1168 HD1)
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2012-04-26
(S) The conference committee deferred the measure.
SB2584EngrossBroadens the scope of the tuition assistance to Hawaii National Guard members attending the University of Hawaii and appropriates funds for that purpose. Effective July 1, 2030. (SB2584 HD1)
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2012-04-26
(S) Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-12 12:45PM in conference room 312.
SB2030EngrossAllows the procurement officer to expand the scope of work in a bid for a listed subcontractor, with certain conditions, after bid opening. Effective July 1, 2112. (SB2030 HD1)
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2012-04-26
(S) Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-12 9:30AM in conference room 423.
SB2489EngrossAllows the Adjutant General to order the National Guard into active service for nonemergency purposes that are necessary and attendant to the mission of the Department of Defense. Expands the powers of the Governor and Governor's designee in calling ...
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2012-04-26
(S) Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-12 12:45PM in conference room 312.
SB3011EngrossRequires the Department of Agriculture to transfer TMKs (1) 9-4-012:001, (1) 9-4-012:002, and (1) 9-4-012:003 located in Kunia, Oahu to the Agribusiness Development Corporation no later than January 1, 2013. Effective January 20, 2020. (SB3011 HD2)
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2012-04-26
(S) Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-12 1:15PM in conference room 224.
SB1065EngrossCreates bargaining unit (14) to represent state law enforcement officers. Clarifies that no election shall be directed by the Hawaii labor relations board in any newly created bargaining unit of employees who are currently covered by a valid collecti...
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2012-04-25
(S) Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-12 2:00PM in conference room 325.
SCR111EngrossUrging The City And County Of Honolulu To Preserve Existing Affordable Housing And Create New Affordable Housing Opportunities, Family-oriented Support Services, Health Centers, Community Centers, Retail Services Related To Healthy Living, And Commun...
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2012-04-25
(H) Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on HSG/WLO with Representative(s) Marumoto, Thielen voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Oshiro excused (1).
SCR140EngrossUrging The Honolulu Authority For Rapid Transportation To Determine Cost-effective And Revenue-generating Ridership Levels For The Rail Transit System.
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2012-04-25
(H) Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Oshiro excused (1).
SCR36EngrossRequesting Development Of A Plan To Examine The Long-term Uses Of The Hawaii Film Studio Diamond Head Campus.
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2012-04-25
(H) Re-referred to HED/ERB, FIN, referral sheet 72
SB3039EngrossRequires the Department of Health to submit a report to the legislature no later than twenty days prior to the convening of the Regular Session of 2013 on the total number of individuals and the number of persons with human immunodeficiency virus, ac...
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2012-04-25
(S) Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-12 3:00PM in conference room 229.
SB2434EngrossRequires the Hawaii Health Connector to conduct an assessment before establishing a program to serve the individual and the small group markets. Establishes a navigator program. Clarifies the conduct of board meetings. Establishes staggered terms for...
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2012-04-25
(H) Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 805).
SB2713EngrossSets lien requirements for the liens for restitution from a third party. For community care foster family homes, temporarily delays loss of license upon departure of last Medicaid client and lowers substitute caregiver minimum age. Effective July 1, ...
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2012-04-24
(S) The conference committee deferred the measure.
SB2712EngrossDefines "medical institution". Provides for the development of a fair and equitable reimbursement system for all clients under the Medicaid program for home- and community-based caregiver services and a fair and equitable referral system for clients ...
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2012-04-24
(S) The conference committee deferred the measure.
SCR155EngrossUrging The Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission To Require Each Stewardship Program Conducting Activities On The Kahoolawe Island Reserve To Obtain Liability And Property Damage Insurance And List The State As An Additional Insured.
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2012-04-23
(H) Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Ching, Thielen, Ward voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Marumoto, Oshiro, Tokioka excused (3).
SB2288EngrossApplies the renewable energy technologies tax credit on a per-property basis. Prohibits a taxpayer from claiming the renewable energy technologies income tax credit for a renewable energy system installed for, a power purchase agreement with any gove...
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2012-04-23
(H) Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 797).
SCR121EngrossRequesting The Board Of Education And Department Of Education To Review And Evaluate Compliance With And Effectiveness Of The Reinventing Education Act Of 2004, As Amended.
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2012-04-20
(H) The committee(s) on EDN recommend(s) that the measure be deferred.
SCR139EngrossEncouraging The Military Strategy Of Forward-basing A Visible Military Force In Hawaii And Urging The Military Affairs Council Of The Chamber Of Commerce Of Hawaii To Continue With Its Work As The Liaison For Hawaii In Matters Relating To The Militar...
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2012-04-20
(H) The committee(s) on PBM recommend(s) that the measure be deferred.
SCR34EngrossRequesting The Auditor To Conduct Audits Of State Department Operations That Result In High Non-base Compensation Of State Employees, Pay For Not Working, And Salary Overpayments.
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2012-04-20
(H) Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN/LMG as amended in HD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Saiki excused (1).
SB2967EngrossCreates a new bargaining unit (14) for ocean safety officers and water safety officers employed by the State or counties effective July 1, 2030. (SB2967 HD1)
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2012-04-20
(H) Received notice of change in Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 784).
SB2213EngrossRequires the consideration of transfer or demotion to another position for which an employee is qualified within the same department before the employee is considered for discharge due to failure to meet performance requirements. Effective July 1, 20...
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2012-04-20
(S) Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-12 2:45PM in conference room 325.
SB2750EngrossPrevents unexpected increases in pension benefits and in the unfunded actuarial accrued liability of the Employees' Retirement System by limiting the amount of compensation included in "average final compensation" and requires employers to pay the ad...
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2012-04-20
(S) Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-12 2:45PM in conference room 325.
SCR134EngrossRequesting The Department Of Agriculture To Implement An Incentive Program To Promote The Purchase Of Hawaii-grown Agricultural Commodities.
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2012-04-19
(H) The committees on AGR recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Tsuji, Hashem, Awana, Choy, Evans, McKelvey, Nishimoto, Marumoto, Riviere; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Brower, Tokioka.
SCR151EngrossUrging The Department Of Land And Natural Resources, Department Of Health, And Office Of Planning To Streamline The Permitting Process For The Restoration Of Hawaiian Fishponds.
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2012-04-19
(H) Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on WLO/EEP with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Ching, Tokioka excused (2).
SCR91EngrossEstablishing A Working Group To Discuss The Creation Of A Strategic Plan For The Development And Marketing Of The Hawaii Tea Industry And Make Recommendations For Labeling Requirements Of Hawaii-grown Tea.
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2012-04-19
(H) The committees on HED recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Nishimoto, Nakashima, Aquino, Awana, Chang, Hanohano, Takai, Johanson; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 6 Excused: Representative(s) Belatti, Mizuno, Saiki, Takumi, Wooley, Ching.
SCR74EngrossUrging The Counties To Preserve Property Tax Exemptions For Kuleana Lands.
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2012-04-19
(H) Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Marumoto voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Souki voting no (1) and Representative(s) Ching, Tokioka excused (2).
SCR171EngrossRequesting The Agribusiness Development Corporation To Acquire Land For Improvements To Its Infrastructure Necessary To Achieve Its Mission.
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2012-04-19
(H) The committees on AGR recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Tsuji, Hashem, Awana, Choy, Evans, McKelvey, Nishimoto, Marumoto, Riviere; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Brower, Tokioka.
SB2354EngrossRequires proof of identification from sellers of agricultural commodities. Makes theft of agricultural commodities an offense of theft in the second degree and establishes lack of ownership or movement certificates as prima facie evidence of the thef...
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2012-04-19
(S) Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-23-12 9:30AM in conference room 224.
SB2429EngrossServes as a vehicle to implement the 2011 recommendations of the mortgage foreclosure task force. Effective July 1, 2030. (SB2429 HD1)
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2012-04-18
(S) Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-20-12 10:00AM in conference room 016.
SB2457EngrossImposes time limits on administrative and judicial review decisions. Limits protests to those that are a minimum percentage of the contract value. Temporarily authorizes the governor or a county mayor to exempt a procurement from protest. Makes perma...
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2012-04-18
(S) Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 619).
SB3053EngrossEstablishes aha moku advisory committee within the Department of Land and Natural Resources. Makes an appropriation. Effective July 1, 2030. (SB3053 HD2)
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2012-04-17
(H) Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 757).
SB2703EngrossIncludes the date that services for remuneration were first performed as information to be provided to the child support enforcement agency through the new hire reporting process. Requires employers or unions to provide the appropriate health plan pr...
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2012-04-17
(S) Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 611).
SB3050EngrossAuthorizes the Department of Land and Natural Resources to lease public lands for purposes of developing creative media production and post-production facilities by negotiation, without public auction. Effective July 1, 2112. (SB3050 HD1)
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2012-04-17
(H) Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 757).
SB2941EngrossAuthorizes the establishment of aerospace high technology enterprise zones. Requires report to the Legislature on pilot aerospace high technology enterprise zone. Authorizes aerospace high technology parks by special permit within certain agricultura...
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2012-04-17
(S) Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 611).
SB3048EngrossProvides an income tax credit for hotel construction and renovation for taxable years beginning on January 1, 2013, and ending on December 31, 2018. Repeals the sunset of the additional two per cent transient accommodations tax collected by the State...
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2012-04-17
(H) Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 757).
SB2256EngrossAllows condominium boards to authorize the installation of separate utility meters for each unit in any project; provided that the association pays the cost of installing the meters. (SB2256 HD2)
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2012-04-17
(S) Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 611).
SB2981EngrossAllows the public utilities commission to direct electric utilities to include specific scenarios and resource options as part of their integrated resource plans, to develop a framework to replace oil-based power generation facilities, and to examine...
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2012-04-17
(H) Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 757).
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