HI Legislation | 2020 | Regular Session

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SB2523EnrollRequires the Department of Public Safety to expend certain appropriated funds during fiscal year 2020-2021 solely for the community-based work furlough program for female inmates. Effective retroactively to 6/30/2020. (HD2)
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2020-08-31
Notice of Intent to veto dated 08-31-20 (Gov. Msg. No. 1119)
SB2206EnrollAuthorizes the Board of Land and Natural Resources to issue revocable month-to-month temporary permits for the temporary emergency sheltering of and facilities for homeless persons on state lands, under certain conditions. Repeals 90 days after the l...
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2020-08-31
Notice of Intent to veto dated 08-31-20 (Gov. Msg. No. 1119)
HB1846EnrollRequires and establishes deadlines for all state facilities with an area of 10,000 square feet and over, except facilities at Aloha Stadium, to implement all cost-effective energy efficiency measures. Provides that certain agencies that perform energ...
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2020-08-31
Notice of Intent to veto dated 08-31-20 (Gov. Msg. No. 1119)
HB1523EnrollSpecifies that the costs of devices for certain Department of Education schools shall be covered using Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) funds. (SD2)
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2020-08-31
Notice of Intent to veto dated 08-31-20 (Gov. Msg. No. 1119)
SB2638EnrollPart I: Establishes a petty misdemeanor offense of abuse of family or household members. Clarifies the penalties for violations. Allows a deferred acceptance of guilty plea for misdemeanor and petty misdemeanor abuse of family or household members of...
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2020-08-31
Notice of Intent to veto dated 08-31-20 (Gov. Msg. No. 1119)
HB2124EnrollProhibits certain former State employees from representing certain interests in a legislative or administrative action before the State for twelve months after the termination of their employment. Effective 1/1/2021. (SD2)
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2020-08-31
Notice of Intent to veto dated 08-31-20 (Gov. Msg. No. 1119)
HB1819PassLegalizes the growth of hemp in the State through the United States Department of Agriculture hemp production program. Allows the processing and sale of hemp products in the State through State licensing. Expedites the substitution of the USDA hemp p...
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2020-08-28
Act 014, on 08/27/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1118).
SB2871PassAllows the contractors license board and real estate commission to adjust recovery fund and education fund fees to maintain a reasonable relation between the fees generated and the cost of services rendered by the funds. Caps the funds at amounts det...
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2020-08-13
Act 012, 08/12/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1116).
SB2920PassConforms Hawaii income and estate and generation-skipping transfer tax laws to the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended as of 3/27/2020, with special provisions to conform to parts of federal Public Law 116-136, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and ...
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2020-08-13
Act 013, 08/12/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1117).
SB2844PassMakes appropriations and approves payments for claims against the State, its officers, and its employees. Effective retroactive to 6/30/2020. (HD2)
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2020-08-10
Act 011, on 08/07/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1115).
HB1637PassRepeals the spending ceiling for moneys in the civil monetary penalty special fund for use by the Department of Health for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services-approved compliance activities. (SD2)
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2020-08-07
Act 010, 08/06/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1114).
SB126PassAmends the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020, Supplemental Improvements Act of 2020, Judiciary Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020, and other measures affecting the fiscal biennium beginning 7/1/2019, and ending 6/30/2021. Appropriates fund...
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2020-07-31
Act 009, on 07/31/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1113).
SB2893EnrollAmends the definition of "chronically homeless individual" to provide clarity and improve the delivery and development of homeless services. (HD2)
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2020-07-15
Enrolled to Governor.
SB2894EnrollClarifies certain requirements regarding licensure of child care facilities, including exemptions from licensure, health and safety standards, and investigations of violations. (HD2)
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2020-07-15
Enrolled to Governor.
SB75PassAppropriates funds designated for the State by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) to the counties of Hawaii, Maui, and Kauai; the departments of Defense, Labor and Industrial Relations, and Human Services; and the Offi...
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2020-07-15
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 008, 07/15/2020, (Gov. Msg. No. 1109).
SB3117EnrollExtends the emergency department homelessness assessment pilot program and medical respite pilot program to 06/30/2021. Clarifies the lapse date for encumbered resources for the pilot programs that were previously appropriated pursuant to Act 209, SL...
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2020-07-15
Enrolled to Governor.
HB2725PassAppropriates funds for supplemental capital improvement projects for fiscal biennium 20192021.
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2020-07-14
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 006, 07/07/2020, (Gov. Msg. No. 1107).
HB2200PassAdjusts and makes additional appropriations for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 to fund the operations of executive branch agencies and programs. (SD1)
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2020-07-14
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 007, 07/15/2020, (Gov. Msg. No. 1108).
SB3119EnrollAmends or repeals various provisions of the Hawaii Revised Statutes or the Session Laws of Hawaii for the purposes of correcting errors and references, clarifying language, or deleting obsolete or unnecessary provisions. (SB3119 HD2)
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
SB2386EnrollProhibits any waste or disposal facility from being located in a conservation district except in emergency circumstances to mitigate significant risks to public safety and health. Requires no less than a one-half mile buffer zone around residences, s...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
SB2384EnrollAuthorizes any vehicle involved in a motor vehicle accident that cannot be moved under its own power or is otherwise disabled to be towed away at the expense of the registered owner. Specifies the applicable requirements and fees for towing motor veh...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
SB2193EnrollLimits the convictions that may be used in employment decisions, from all convictions in the most recent ten years, to felony convictions that occurred in the most recent seven years and misdemeanor convictions that occurred in the most recent five y...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
SB2612EnrollAllows a court to enjoin a defendant convicted of committing certain assault or terroristic threatening offenses against a sports official from attending any sports event of the type at which the sports official was engaged in the lawful discharge of...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
SB2262EnrollAmends the powers and duties of the Hawaii teacher standards board to authorize the issuance of certificates for teachers at private schools and extending the expiration dates for licenses, permits, and certificates when a state of emergency is decla...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
SB2629EnrollProhibits, after 6/30/2020, the approval of a new or renewed power purchase agreement for electricity generated from coal. Prohibits, after 6/30/2020, the modification of a coal power purchase agreement that proposes to extend the term or increase th...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
SB2993EnrollAligns the commercial driver's license qualification standards with federal regulations by repealing language related to medical waivers due to diabetes. Makes conforming amendments to Code of Federal Regulations citations. Effective 9/1/2020. (HD2)
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
SB3158EnrollProhibits intentionally or knowingly manufacturing, importing, installing, reinstalling, distributing, selling, or offering for sale any counterfeit supplemental restraint system component, nonfunctional air bag, or air bag that does not meet federal...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
SR201IntroInforming The House And Governor That The Senate Is Ready To Adjourn Sine Die.
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2020-07-13
Certified copies of resolution sent, 07-13-20.
SB2130EnrollRequires the state fire code to be adopted pursuant to Hawaii's open meetings laws, and exempted from the public hearings laws, to be consistent with the process for adopting other Hawaii state building codes. (HD1)
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
SB3103EnrollEstablishes the school facilities agency to be responsible for all public school development, planning, and construction, related to capital improvement projects assigned by the legislature, governor, or board of education. Places management of schoo...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
SB2486EnrollRequires the department of education to establish a standardized data collection process; collect and analyze data relating to, among other things, student discipline, seclusion, and restraint, school climate, and student achievement; and annually re...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
SB3080PassAppropriates supplemental funds for the Judiciary for the fiscal biennium beginning 7/1/2019, and ending 6/30/2021. (HD1)
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2020-07-13
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 005, 07/07/2020, (Gov. Msg. No. 1106).
SB2421EnrollRepeals the sunset provision of Act 195, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, permanently codifying the amendments to sections 514B105, 514B-146, and 667-94, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Effective retroactively to 6/29/2020. (HD1)
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
SB2820EnrollAmends the requirements for each solar energy system to claim the renewable energy technologies income tax credit. (HD2)
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
SB2060EnrollAmends coastal zone management laws to further protect against impacts of sea level rise and coastal erosion. (HD2)
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
SB2275EnrollUpdates the laws regarding notaries public to conform to the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (2018), the Hawaii Uniform Electronic Transactions Act, other state notary laws, and current notary practices. Effective 1/1/2021. (HD2)
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
SB2866EnrollRequires newly retired employees and surviving employee-beneficiaries to pay their share of health benefits premiums through monthly electronic deductions from their employees' retirement system pension or their financial institution. Requires monthl...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
SB3139VetoMakes deposits into the emergency and budget reserve fund by replacing general fund appropriations with general obligation bond proceeds and transferring savings from the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020. Transfers excess funds from other sour...
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2020-07-10
Vetoed on 07-06-20 (Gov. Msg. No. 1110) - Statement of Objections for the line item appropiration veto in Gov. Msg. No. 1105.
HB2054EnrollProhibits an employer from requiring an employee to enter into a nondisclosure agreement pertaining to sexual harassment or sexual assault. Prohibits an employer from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing sexual harassment or s...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HB2425EnrollAmends the definition of "domestic abuse" under Hawaii's insurance laws and laws relating to domestic abuse protective orders to include coercive control between family or household members. Defines "coercive control". (SD1)
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HB917EngrossRequires the attorney general of the State of Hawaii, on behalf of the Department of Education, to institute proceedings to acquire certain land owned by the Mililani Town Association by voluntary action or condemnation. Effective upon approval. (SD1...
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2020-07-10
Deferred one day.
HB1678EnrollProhibits a person from advertising or conducting a live musical performance or production through the use of a deceptive affiliation under certain conditions. Enables action against deceptive practices by imposing penalties and private right of acti...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HB1673EnrollClarifies that the Hawaii State Ethics Commission and each house of the legislature shall adopt rules regarding disclosure of the nature and extent of any interest or transaction that the legislator believes may be affected by the legislator's offici...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HB1676EnrollEstablishes the Photo Red Light Imaging Detector Systems Program (Program). Establishes a two year pilot program in the City and County of Honolulu. Authorizes the State and counties to administer the Program. Requires proceeds of fines to be expende...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
SB2185EngrossExcludes violations of privacy in the first degree and certain violations of privacy in the second degree, from qualifying for deferred acceptance of a guilty plea or nolo contendere plea. Limits the government use of facial recognition systems, exce...
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2020-07-10
This measure has been deferred.
HB2148EnrollExtends Hawaii family leave to include care for employees' grandchildren. Defines "sibling". Takes effect on 7/1/2020. (SD1)
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HB1978EnrollSpecifies that the family court has jurisdiction in proceedings concerning the custody or guardianship of an immigrant child pursuant to a motion for Special Immigrant Juvenile factual findings requesting a determination that the child was abused, ne...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HB2543EnrollRequires parents or guardians of public school and charter school kindergarten students to disclose information on the student's prior child care program or prekindergarten attendance, if any, for the purpose of determining areas having the highest n...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HB2486EnrollEstablishes a statewide sustainability branch within the Office of Planning. Updates and reaffirms the role of the office to coordinate among state agencies regarding climate change adaptation and sustainability. (SD2)
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HCR26PassAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Kaneohe, Koolaupoko, Oahu, For The Existing Pier, And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of The Existing Improvements Constructed Thereon.
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2020-07-10
Resolution adopted in final form.
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