HI Legislation | 2018 | Regular Session

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HB2058IntroAmends the practicum experience requirements for qualification for licensure as a mental health counselor.
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2018-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HB1794IntroTransfers certain fines and forfeitures collected for uncontested traffic infractions to the counties.
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2018-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
SB2353IntroProhibits discrimination on the basis of sex, including gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation, in any state educational program or activity, or in any educational program or activity that receives state financial assistance. Takes effe...
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2018-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HB1753IntroProhibits an employer from discriminating against an employee who holds a valid prescription for the medical use of cannabis.
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2018-01-22
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
HB2067IntroProhibits the operation of refuse vehicles near or within residential zones except between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. on any weekday and Saturday and between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. on Sunday and any state or federal holiday.
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2018-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
SB2598IntroRequires each department to deduct the department's total salary overpayment from the department's budget request for the following fiscal biennium. Requires that employees who exhaust their sick leave be placed on a manual accounting system. Removes...
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2018-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HB2011IntroIncreases the revenue threshold for the tax administration special fund and allocates the additional moneys to the special enforcement section for the enforcement of the transient accommodations tax.
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2018-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HB1812IntroShort form bill relating to health.
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2018-01-22
To House Health & Human Services Committee
SB2408IntroDeletes the requirements that a liquor commission employee notify the commission of intent to support, advocate, or aid in the election or defeat of any candidate for public office and take a leave of absence if the employee is a candidate for public...
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2018-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HB1887IntroReinstates the President of the University of Hawaii as the chief procurement officer for contracts for construction and construction related professional services provided that the contract does not exceed a certain amount.
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2018-01-22
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
HB1990IntroProhibits appointment of lobbyists to government positions that are directly responsible for approval, authorization, or oversight of matters in which the former lobbyist participated as a lobbyist.
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2018-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HB1977IntroRequires the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency to develop a strategic regional flood plan.
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2018-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HB1776IntroRequires persons arrested for certain felony offenses to provide a DNA sample. Provides for the destruction of DNA samples and expungement of a DNA database profile when appropriate. Makes an appropriation for the costs of DNA collection, processing,...
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2018-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
HB1766IntroAppropriates funds to DHS and DOH to continue to administer programs for individuals or families who require assistance to avoid or escape homelessness including outreach, Rapid Rehousing, Housing First, Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion, and the Fa...
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2018-01-22
To House Housing Committee
HB1796IntroImplements the recommendations of the state-county functions working group to restructure the revenue distribution of the transient accommodations tax revenues to ensure a minimum amount in the tourism special fund, maintain the allocations at presen...
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2018-01-22
To House Tourism Committee
SB2358IntroLimits physician-dispensed prescription drugs in workers' compensation claims to the first 30 days from the work injury date. Lowers the reimbursement rates of prescription drugs in workers' compensation claims.
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2018-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HB1998IntroRequires counties to provide for the establishment of Hawaiian cultural reserves as a condition for approval and development of subdivisions and of condominium property regimes on agricultural and rural lands that allow for construction of at least t...
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2018-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HB1810IntroShort form bill relating to public education.
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2018-01-22
To House Education Committee
HB2056IntroEstablishes the criminal offense of Assault Against a Child in a Child Care Facility.
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2018-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HB1941IntroEstablishes one full-time equivalent (1.00 FTE) world languages institutional support position within the Department of Education. Appropriates funds to fund the position.
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2018-01-22
To House Education Committee
HB1991IntroImposes a tax of $10 for every ton of carbon dioxide emitted from the use of fossil fuel. Requires 20% of the tax collected to be deposited into the Environmental Response Revolving Fund.
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2018-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HB1808IntroShort form bill relating to public education.
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2018-01-22
To House Education Committee
HB1815IntroShort form bill relating to human services.
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2018-01-22
To House Health & Human Services Committee
HB2016IntroProvides that a county shall not impose an exaction or inclusionary zoning requirement on a housing development offered exclusively for sale to buyers earning less than 140 per cent of the area median income.
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2018-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HB1944IntroEstablishes the Filipino-American Veterans of World War II burial assistance program. Establishes the Filipino-American veterans of World War II burial assistance program special fund. Makes an appropriation.
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2018-01-22
To House Veterans, Military, & International Affairs, & Culture and the Arts Committee
HB1798IntroClarifies county zoning authority by distinguishing single-family residential use from single-family vacation rental use and allowing amortization by ordinance for single-family transient vacation rentals over a reasonable period.
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2018-01-22
To House Tourism Committee
HB1761IntroEstablishes the Emergency Department Homelessness Assessment Pilot Program to identify a possible correlation between social worker interventions and the use of hospital emergency departments by individuals experiencing homelessness and makes an appr...
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2018-01-22
To House Health & Human Services Committee
HB2028IntroRequires DBEDT to adopt rules authorizing distributors to sell gasoline containing up to 10% ethanol.
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2018-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HB1750IntroProhibits variances for installation of shoreline hardening structures in shoreline areas without a public hearing and a showing that the shoreline hardening structure is necessary to protect an existing legal object, structure, or activity from dama...
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2018-01-22
To House Ocean, Marine Resources, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HB1735IntroThis Act allows private businesses, employment agencies, or labor organizations to adopt preferential hiring policies for honorably discharged veterans in accordance with Section 11 of Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act.
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2018-01-22
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
SB2383IntroAmends provisions of the national certification incentive program within the department of education to include school psychologists who have achieved national certification. Amends provisions related to eligible schools where teachers or school psyc...
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2018-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HB1797IntroProvides a taxpayer who hires an elderly individual a nonrefundable tax credit for the 6-month period after the individual is initially hired by the taxpayer. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2018.
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2018-01-22
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
HB1809IntroShort form bill relating to public education.
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2018-01-22
To House Education Committee
HB1814IntroShort form bill relating to health.
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2018-01-22
To House Health & Human Services Committee
HB1789IntroEstablishes a refundable income tax credit of 25% of the total costs, including installation costs, of an automatic fire suppression system in any new detached 1- or 2-family dwelling unit in a structure used only for residential purposes. Sunsets on...
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2018-01-22
To House Housing Committee
HB1997IntroEstablishes a task force to review the process that the Department of Land and Natural Resources uses to respond to vessels stranded in nearshore waters and report to the Legislature on its findings.
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2018-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HB2014IntroRequires the Governor to make available state land for the establishment of a homelessness village and establishes the Puuhonua Homeless Villages program. Provides limitation on liability for government entity and volunteers providing services. Makes...
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2018-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HB1813IntroShort form bill relating to health.
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2018-01-22
To House Health & Human Services Committee
HB1802IntroAmends the cesspool upgrade, conversion, or connection income tax credit pilot program by repealing the provision that restricts DOH from certifying more than two residential large capacity cesspools as qualified cesspools.
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2018-01-22
To House Health & Human Services Committee
HB1769IntroClarifies applicable expert witness fees for testimony, preparation, and in-court attendance in state court criminal proceedings.
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2018-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
HB2065IntroEstablishes an emergency response vehicle noise task force to determine the impact of the emergency response vehicle sirens in terms of excessive noise, the effect on public safety, and the relative effectiveness of the use of emergency lights instea...
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2018-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HB1778IntroImproves access for firefighters to comprehensive medical benefits upon diagnosis of cancer that is presumed to arise out of and in the course of employment.
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2018-01-22
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
HB2092IntroProvides that the Legislature shall have standing to intervene in any court proceeding involving a claim based upon a constitutional or statutory provision.
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2018-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HB2050IntroRequires the attorney general to condemn parts of Auld Lane, Rawlins Lane, 'Iao Lane, and Akau Lane.
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2018-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HB1792IntroEstablishes a new chapter to regulate the use of unmanned aerial vehicles. Requires the director of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to adopt rules as necessary. Establishes prohibited uses of unmanned aerial vehicles and penalties, an...
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2018-01-22
To House Transportation Committee
HB1770IntroAppropriates funds to the Department of the Prosecuting Attorney of the City and County of Honolulu for the career criminal prosecution unit.
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2018-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
HB1786IntroIncreases the conveyance tax on the sale of condominiums and single-family residences with a value of $2,000,000 or greater. Allocates the revenue to a county's affordable housing fund.
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2018-01-22
To House Housing Committee
SB2263IntroEstablishes a provisional license for speech pathologists.
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2018-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HB1781IntroProvides for additional use of the Reduced Ignition Propensity Cigarette certification fees to support the state fire council and its programs and activities.
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2018-01-22
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
HB2062IntroMakes permanent the regulation of athletic trainers. Clarifies that an individual who accompanies an athlete or team of athletes into this State for a temporary period is not required to possess a valid license, registration, or certification from an...
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2018-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
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