HI Legislation | 2018 | Regular Session

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SB3095PassBeginning 1/1/2019, requires all users of restricted use pesticides to be subject to a requirement to report on their use of restricted use pesticides to the Department of Agriculture (DOA). Prohibits the use of a restricted use pesticide on or withi...
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2018-06-14
Act 045, 06/13/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1145).
SB2653PassEstablishes requirements for licensure by endorsement for physicians, surgeons, and osteopathic physicians beginning on 12/31/2018. Appropriates moneys. (CD1)
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2018-06-14
Act 044, 06/13/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1144).
SB2298PassAllows advanced practice registered nurses, pharmacists, and physicians to receive income tax credits for acting as preceptors in volunteer-based supervised clinical training rotations provided to eligible students that enable the students to obtain ...
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2018-06-14
Act 043, 06/13/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1143).
SB2582PassAuthorizes the courts to impose an extended term of imprisonment for an offender who is convicted of negligent homicide in the first degree and did not remain at the scene of the crime and render reasonable assistance to an injured person. (CD1)
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2018-06-13
Act 040, 06/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1140).
HB2318PassSpecifies that certain government records maintained by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands are not required to be publicly disclosed or made open to inspection pursuant to public records requests and may be discussed during an executive meeting of...
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2018-06-13
Act 029, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1129).
HB2305PassExtends the pesticide subsidy program manager position through the fiscal year immediately following the program sunset date. Extends the position's civil service and collective bargaining laws exemption until the expiration of the position. (HB2305 ...
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2018-06-13
Act 032, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1132).
HB2333PassAuthorizes the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to deposit moneys it receives from the repayments of loans and payments of interest or fees from the Hawaii capital loan program in chapter 210, the Hawaii large fishing vessel ...
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2018-06-13
Act 028, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1128).
HB2341PassAmends Act 263, SLH 2016 to allow the Employees' Retirement System to make direct payments to spouses or former spouses of ERS members or retirants, including former former members with vested benefit status when the former spouse has been awarded al...
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2018-06-13
Act 030, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1130).
SB2945PassEliminates the requirement that the applicant for a liquor license or renewal of a license, or in the case of transfer of a liquor license, both the transferor and the transferee, produce either a tax clearance certificate from the Internal Revenue S...
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2018-06-13
Act 025, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1125).
HB2108PassExtends the authorization to issue special purpose revenue bonds to assist Kaiuli Energy, LLC, with the financing of the planning, design, and construction of a seawater air conditioning district cooling facility and chilled water distribution system...
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2018-06-13
Act 037, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1137).
SB1208PassAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Twin Bridge Farms, Inc., to purchase certain lands. (CD1)
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2018-06-13
Act 038, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1138).
HB634PassAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist the Board of Water Supply in upgrading Nuuanu reservoir #1 to meet state dam safety standards, as a component of the Nuuanu hydroelectricity project. (HB634 CD1)
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2018-06-13
Act 035, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1135).
HB1770PassAppropriates funds to the Department of the Prosecuting Attorney of the City and County of Honolulu for the career criminal prosecution unit. (HB1770 CD1)
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2018-06-13
Act 033, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1133).
SB2514PassProvides that a person is engaging in business in the State for the purpose of the general excise tax law if, in the current or immediately preceding calendar year, the person has $100,000 or more in gross income, or two hundred or more separate tran...
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2018-06-13
Act 041, 06/12/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1141).
SB2831PassReinstates the authority of the University of Hawaii President as the Chief Procurement Officer for contracts for construction and construction-related professional services furnished by licensees under chapter 464, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Requires ...
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2018-06-13
Act 042, 06/12/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1142).
HB2359PassProvides that certain areas within Hawaii Public Housing Authority housing projects are closed to the public and amends criminal trespass in the second degree to permit the prosecution of an unauthorized entry or a violation of a written prohibition ...
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2018-06-13
Act 0031, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1131).
SB2821PassConforms Hawaii income and estate and generation-skipping transfer tax laws to the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended as of 12/31/2017, except as provided. (CD1)
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2018-06-13
Act 027, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1127).
HB635PassAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist the Board of Water Supply in upgrading Nuuanu reservoir #4 to meet state dam safety standards, as a component of the Nuuanu hydroelectricity project. (HB635 CD1)
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2018-06-13
Act 036, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1136).
SB2740PassAppropriates funds to satisfy several claims against the State, its officers, or its employees. (CD1)
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2018-06-13
Act 024, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1124).
HB1971PassAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Kunoa Cattle Company, LLC, to fund the construction of a multi-species livestock farm, expansion of the slaughter and processing infrastructure, development of distribution assets and...
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2018-06-13
Act 034, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1134).
SB2150PassAppropriates supplemental funds for the operating and capital improvement costs of the Judiciary for the fiscal biennium beginning 7/1/2017, and ending 6/30/2019. (CD1)
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2018-06-13
Act 026, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1126).
HB2748PassDirects the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation (HHFDC) to study and report on housing for populations with access and functional needs. Extends exemption from general excise tax for development costs of affordable rental housing certi...
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2018-06-08
Act 039, 06/08/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1139).
HB2345PassClarifies certain terminology used within the money transmitters act. Clarifies the powers of the commissioner of financial institutions relating to money transmitters. (SD1)
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2018-06-06
Act 021, 06/04/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1121).
HB2349PassAuthorizes the issuance of a citation for specific violations of the motor vehicle repair laws and rules by licensees. Sets forth a process for licensees to contest the citation and provides for the assessment of fines for each violation. (SD2)
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2018-06-06
Act 023, 06/04/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1123).
HB2342PassExpands the methods by which a consumer may request a security freeze. Specifies that a consumer credit reporting agency shall not charge a fee for placing, lifting, or removing a security freeze on a consumer's credit report or for placing or removi...
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2018-06-06
Act 022, 06/04/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1122).
SB2851PassAmends or repeals various provisions of the Hawaii Revised Statutes and the Session Laws of Hawaii for the purposes of correcting errors and references, clarifying language, and deleting obsolete or unnecessary provisions. (CD1)
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2018-06-06
Act 018, 06/04/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1118).
HB2336PassAllows payment of employer contributions to the Employees' Retirement System in advance of the fiscal year in which the contributions are required; provides for interest on and application of the advance payments. (SD2)
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2018-06-06
Act 019, 06/04/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1119).
SB2361PassAppropriates funds for Fiscal Biennium 2017-2019 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for public employees in Collective Bargaining Unit (14) and for their excluded counterparts. (CD1)
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2018-06-06
Act 020, 06/04/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1120).
HB2106PassRequires the Environmental Council to adopt and maintain rules requiring all environmental assessments and environmental impact statements prepared pursuant to chapter 343, HRS, to include consideration of sea level rise based upon the best available...
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2018-06-05
Act 017, 06/04/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1117).
HB2501PassEstablishes the University of Hawaii Community College Promise Program to provide scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of qualified students enrolled at any community college campus of the University of Hawaii system. Appropriates funds to es...
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2018-06-05
Act 014, 06/01/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1114).
HB2182PassRenames the Carbon Farming Task Force established by Act 33, Session Laws of Hawaii 2017, as the Greenhouse Gas Sequestration Task Force and makes the task force and Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Initiative permanent. Aligns the Sta...
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2018-06-05
Act 015, 06/04/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1115).
HB1986PassRequires the Office of Planning in partnership with the Greenhouse Gas Sequestration Task Force to establish a framework for a carbon offset program and report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. (HB1986 CD1)
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2018-06-05
Act 016, 06/04/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1116).
SB270PassProhibits specific state-licensed persons who are licensed to provide professional counseling from engaging in, attempting to engage in, or advertising sexual orientation change efforts on minors. Establishes the sexual orientation counseling task fo...
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2018-05-29
Act 013, 05/25/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1113).
SB192PassDeposits moneys received in 2018 pursuant to the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement into the Emergency and Budget Reserve Fund. Specifies that Tobacco Settlement Special Fund excess moneys shall be used to supplant any losses that result from any di...
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2018-05-10
Act 012, 05/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1112).
HB2587PassExtends the period in which a county may adopt a surcharge on state tax, under certain conditions, from 3/31/2018 to 3/31/2019. (HB2587 CD1)
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2018-05-08
Act 011, 05/04/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1111).
HB2299EnrollFacilitates the process by which the University of Hawaii obtains approval to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless a county agency, its officers, agents, and employees, for university purposes and university functions on county property. (HB2299 CD1)
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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
HB1614EnrollAutomatically imposes a restraining order upon parties filing for annulment, divorce, or separation to preserve the financial assets of the parties and their dependents and maintain the current island of residence and school of enrollment of a minor ...
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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
SB2053EnrollMakes permanent the regulation of athletic trainers. (CD1)
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2018-05-03
Enrolled to Governor.
HB2134EnrollAmends the offense of violation of privacy in the first degree to prohibit threats or acts to disclose an image or video. Requires that any recording or image made or disclosed be destroyed or sealed and remain confidential. (HB2134 CD1)
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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
SB2801EnrollEstablishes the Labor Law Enforcement Special Fund to finance the collection of penalties and fees for violations of labor law; establishes two positions, including an attorney and legal assistant, in the Department of the Attorney General to represe...
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2018-05-03
Enrolled to Governor.
HB2601EnrollIncreases the rental motor vehicle surcharge from $3 to $5 for lessees without a valid Hawaii driver's license from the rental motor vehicle surcharge. Requires that the revenues from the increase in motor vehicle surcharge tax be expended for state ...
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2018-05-03
Transmitted to Governor.
SB2340EnrollEnsures certain benefits under the federal Affordable Care Act are preserved under Hawaii law, including: extending dependent coverage for adult children up to 26 years of age; prohibiting health insurance entities from imposing a preexisting conditi...
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2018-05-03
Enrolled to Governor.
HB1604EnrollAuthorizes issuance of general obligation bonds. Makes findings required by Article VII, Section 13, of the State Constitution to declare that the issuance of authorized bonds will not cause the debt limit to be exceeded. Amends the titles and descri...
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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
HB2215EnrollRequires the driver of a vehicle passing and overtaking a bicycle proceeding in the same direction to allow at least three feet of separation between the right side of the driver's vehicle and the left side of the bicyclist. (HB2215 CD1)
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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
SB48EnrollMerges the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation into the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation and renames the resulting entity as the Hawaii Innovation, Technology, and Research Corporation. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
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2018-05-03
Enrolled to Governor.
HB2362EnrollExempts Administrative Appeals Hearing Officers in the Department of Human Services from civil service requirements. (HB2362 CD1)
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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
SB2384EnrollAllows the Department of Education to develop a comprehensive plan to integrate design thinking and coding in middle, intermediate, and high school curriculums. Requires that any such plan developed by the Department of Education, including any propo...
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2018-05-03
Enrolled to Governor.
SB2013EnrollRequires the Director of Transportation to adopt rules to allow an individual who has a letter from a licensed primary care provider certifying that a severe disability causes the individual to be homebound to renew a State identification card by mea...
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2018-05-03
Enrolled to Governor.
HB2169EnrollAppropriates moneys for youth suicide early intervention, prevention, and education initiatives in Maui county. (HB2169 CD1)
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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
SB2051EnrollPermits individual department of education schools and career pathways, academies, or programs operated within a department of education school, to engage in commercial enterprises, including the sale of goods produced by or for an individual school,...
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2018-05-03
Enrolled to Governor.
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