HI Legislation | 2013 | Regular Session

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SB640IntroProhibits the manufacture, sale, or distribution of child care products and toys for young children that contain bisphenol-A or phthalates beginning 1/1/2014. Requires manufacturers to choose safe alternatives. Prohibits the use of packages and packa...
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2013-12-18
Carried over to 2014 Regular Session.
SB3PassProvides for the election of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs board members through a system of nonpartisan primary and general elections to begin with the 2014 elections. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 287, 7/9/2013, (Gov. Msg. No. 1393).
HB1405PassRequires the Public Utilities Commission to include a summary of the power purchase agreements in effect during the fiscal year in its annual report to the Governor. Clarifies the use of the public benefits fee under section 269-121, Hawaii Revised S...
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2013-07-09
Act 260, 7/3/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1363).
HB1396PassAppropriates funds for the planning and design of the Nisei Veterans Legacy Center, subject to matching funds. Requires a report to the legislature no later than twenty days prior to the convening of the regular session of 2014. Effective July 1, 201...
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2013-07-09
Act 275, 7/9/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1381).
SB867PassSets the base monthly contributions for health benefit plans, including two-party plans, paid by the State and counties for retired employees to specified amounts beginning 01/01/14. Effective 01/01/14. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 282, 7/9/2013, (Gov. Msg. No. 1388).
SB1349PassReenacts the tax credit for qualified research activities to apply to taxable years from 2013 to 2019. Adds, amends, and deletes definitions. Establishes new reporting requirements. Requires DBEDT to conduct studies to measure the effectiveness of th...
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2013-07-09
Act 270, 7/9/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1376).
HB811PassAmends the responsibilities and powers of the Public Utilities Commission in receiving energy industry data information registrations, and authorizes the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to receive such registrations; and eli...
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2013-07-09
Act 259, 7/3/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1362).
HB417PassAddresses primary care physician shortages by appropriating funds for the interdisciplinary Hawaii Health Systems Corporation Primary Care Training Program at Hilo Medical Center. Appropriation. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB417 CD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 271, 7/9/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1377).
SB655PassAllows health professionals, subject to certain requirements, to treat the partners of patients diagnosed as having certain sexually transmitted diseases by dispensing or prescribing medication to the partners without examining the partners. Provides...
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2013-07-09
Act 250, 7/1/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1353).
HB858PassAppropriates funds to the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation for the HI Growth Initiative, an investment program to develop an ecosystem to support high-growth entrepreneurial companies in the State. Requires report to Legislature. Appropriatio...
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2013-07-09
Act 274, 7/9/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1380).
SB1340PassEstablishes the young adult voluntary foster care program to care for and supervise eligible foster youth until age twenty-one. Takes effect 7/1/2014. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 252, 7/1/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1355).
HB424PassAuthorizes the governor to appoint commissioners of deeds to administer oaths, take acknowledgements, and take proofs of execution outside of the United States in connection with the execution of conveyance documents relating to a time share interest...
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2013-07-09
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 277, 7/9/2013, (Gov. Msg. No. 1383).
HB430PassExempts charitable income tax deductions from the itemized deduction caps. (HB430 CD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 256, 7/2/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1359).
HB988VetoAmends Environmental Response Revolving Fund to support the operations of an environmental disaster standby and response facility in the State for the recovery and rehabilitation of native wildlife due to oil- or fuel-related disaster. Effective July...
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2013-07-09
Vetoed on 07-08-13 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1374).
HB1130PassMakes the five regional chief executive officers on the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) Board, ex-officio, nonvoting members. Adds five regional system board members appointed by the governor to serve as voting members on the HHSC Board. (SD...
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2013-07-09
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 278, 7/9/2013, (Gov. Msg. No. 1384).
SB966PassAdopts the Uniform Mediation Act of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 284, 7/9/2013, (Gov. Msg. No. 1390).
HB635PassRequires the State and the counties to take action within sixty days for broadband-related permit applications, or the application will be deemed approved. Requires the State to take action within one hundred forty-five days for use applications for ...
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2013-07-09
Act 264, 7/3/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1367).
HB632PassRequires executive branch departments to make electronic data sets available to the public. Absolves the State from liability for certain deficiencies or incomplete data. Requires the Chief Information Officer to develop policies and procedures to im...
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2013-07-09
Act 263, 7/3/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1366).
SB1221PassAppropriates $100,000 for fiscal year 2013-2014 for a Program Coordinator and technical support staff member for the proposed international flight training center and associated degree programs at the University of Hawaii at Hilo and Hawaii Community...
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2013-07-09
Act 272, 7/9/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1378).
HB619PassCreates feeding of feral birds as a nuisance, which the director of health is authorized to examine and order to be abated, destroyed, removed, or prevented. Allows the public to report a nuisance to the department of health. (SD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 269, on 7/8/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1375).
HB1149PassRequires a wind energy facility owner to be responsible for facility decommissioning and to provide evidence of financial security unless the owner has an existing lease or other agreement that provides for decommissioning. Effective upon approval. (...
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2013-07-09
Act 262, 7/3/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1365).
SB2PassAmends the offenses of terroristic threatening in the first degree and robbery in the first degree to include the use of simulated firearms. (SB2 HD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 255, 7/2/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1358).
HB1059PassRequires the court to advise a criminal defendant of the effects of a guilty or no contest plea on alien status in certain criminal proceedings at the commencement of arraignment and plea hearings and prior to the commencement of trial. (SD2)
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2013-07-09
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 279, 7/9/2013, (Gov. Msg. No. 1385).
SB1003PassAuthorizes the Chief Information Officer to conduct or cause to be conducted security audits, which may include reviews of physical security practices, of all executive branch agencies regarding the protection of government information and data commu...
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2013-07-09
Act 265, 7/3/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1368).
SB529PassProhibits family courts from awarding custody of or visitation with a child to a natural parent who has been convicted of rape or sexual assault that resulted in the child's conception. Authorizes the family courts to terminate parental rights of the...
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2013-07-09
Act 253, 7/1/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1356).
SB532PassRequires certain employers to provide reasonable time and private location for breastfeeding employees to express breast milk. Requires covered employers to post a notice. Establishes a civil fine for each violation. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 249, 7/1/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1352).
SB535PassEstablishes basic rights and protections for domestic workers. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 248, 7/1/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1351).
HB587PassAmends the penal code to include persons in a dating relationship as family or household members for purposes of prohibiting physical abuse of family or household members. Increases the period of separation from twenty-four to forty-eight hours that ...
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2013-07-09
Act 251, 7/1/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1354).
HB1187PassDesignates January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Specifically includes minor victims of sex and labor trafficking within the scope of the Child Protective Act and laws relating to the State's child abuse law. (HB1187 CD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 246, 7/1/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1349).
SB1214PassRepeals the commission on transportation. Prohibits any person or entity or the police from applying a wheel boot to a motor vehicle located on any public or private street, roadway, or highway, or on any public or private property. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 285, 7/9/2013, (Gov. Msg. No. 1391).
HB1068PassRequires certain employers to display a poster that provides specified information relating to human trafficking and the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline. Establishes penalties for violations of the poster requirement. (HB1068 CD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 245, 7/1/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1348).
SB1388PassAmends the composition of the Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii's Board of Directors. Modifies the procurement exemption for certain construction contracts. Removes the University President as the President of the Research Corporation....
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2013-07-09
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 288, 7/9/2013, (Gov. Msg. No. 1394).
HB546PassEstablishes the Hawaii employer-union health benefits trust fund (EUTF) task force to examine the unfunded liability of the EUTF. Requires the EUTF to establish a separate trust fund for public employer contributions with separate accounts for each p...
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2013-07-09
Act 268, 7/3/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1371).
HB654VetoAmends the membership of the center of nursing advisory board to include three members that are representatives of professional organization relating to health rather than from the Hawaii Nurses' Association. Requires the department of commerce and c...
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2013-07-09
Vetoed on 07-08-13 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1372).
SB68PassAllows judges discretion in setting incarceration terms when sentencing drug offenders in certain class B and class C felony. Excludes certain offenses cases. (SB68 HD1)
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2013-07-09
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 280, 7/9/2013, (Gov. Msg. No. 1386).
SB69PassRequires county police departments under certain conditions to fingerprint, photograph, and perform background checks on individuals who wish to register a firearm that was procured out-of-state. Authorizes the police departments to assess a fee for ...
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2013-07-09
Act 254, 7/2/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1357).
SB1256PassAppropriates $400,000 for operations, personnel costs, and the purchase of equipment required to support the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems' activities. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 273, 7/9/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1379).
SB1082PassDeletes statutory language specifying considerations and provisions for contracting transportation for school children. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 257, 7/2/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1360).
SB1083PassExempts contracts for student transportation services from statutory wage certification requirements. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 258, 7/2/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1361).
SB192PassMakes solicitation of a minor for prostitution a crime. Increases the statute of limitations to bring a cause of action for coercion into prostitution from two to six years. Clarifies the minimum and maximum fine for a person convicted of committing ...
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2013-07-09
Act 247, 7/1/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1350).
SB614PassRequires the Comptroller and the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts to commission permanent works of art to honor the late U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye and the late U.S. Representative Patsy T. Mink. Appropriates $250,000 for each year of the ...
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2013-07-09
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 281, 7/9/2013, (Gov. Msg. No. 1387).
SB1092PassMakes a general fund appropriation of $50,000,000 for fiscal year 2013-2014 to recapitalize the hurricane reserve trust fund. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 266, 7/3/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1369).
SB1094PassMakes a general fund appropriation of $50,000,000 for fiscal year 2013-2014 to recapitalize the emergency and budget reserve fund. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 267, 7/3/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1370).
SB911PassAppropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2013-2015 as a subsidy for Hawaii Health Systems Corporation for employment costs. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 283, 7/9/2013, (Gov. Msg. No. 1389).
SB1265PassSpecifies that an owner's agreement to locate and recover property that is presumed abandoned, shall be unenforceable and may be subject to an action to reduce the compensation amount if the agreement provides for compensation exceeding twenty-five p...
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2013-07-09
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 286, 7/9/2013, (Gov. Msg. No. 1392).
SB19PassExempts landlords and lessors who install renewable energy systems on their property and provide, sell, or transmit electricity generated from those renewable energy systems to tenants or lessees on the premises from the definition of public utility,...
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2013-07-09
Act 261, 7/3/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1364).
HB763VetoModifies the composition and quorum of the Hawaii State Building Code Council and revises the State Building Code. Authorizes the Hawaii Hurricane Relief Fund to provide funding for the State Building Code Council for activities that are a part of a ...
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2013-07-09
Vetoed on 07-08-13 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1373).
SB407PassClarifies statutory provisions relating to composition and quorum of island burial councils. (CD1)
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2013-07-09
Act 276, 7/9/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1382).
SB6PassRequires dogs or cats that are captured or killed in a snare or trap to be reported to a county animal control officer. Establishes a misdemeanor animal cruelty offense for the use of steel-jawed leg-hold traps, and the use of snares, conibear, and f...
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2013-07-02
Act 208, 6/26/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1311).
SB5PassProvides several means of compensation in addition to rent reductions when the State withdraws, condemns, or takes public land leased for intensive agricultural or pastoral uses and renders the land unusable for the original purposes of the lease. (C...
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2013-07-02
Act 234, on 6/27/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1337).
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