Bills Pending Hawaii House Agriculture Committee

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HISB2703EngrossCreates a grant program and appropriates funds for a program to assist beginning farmers or ranchers to start commercial farm or ranch operations. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-03-16
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB3038EngrossExcludes up to $100,000 of income derived from taro production from the state income tax. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2020-03-16
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB3041EngrossExtends the deadline for submitting the strategic plan required by Act 151, Session Laws of Hawaii 2019. Extends the lapse date for funds appropriated by the Act to 6/30/2021. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-03-16
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB2704EngrossEstablishes a cover crop reimbursement pilot program to provide up to one hundred per cent cost reimbursement to farming operations in the State for acquiring cover crop seeds or green manure. Establishes a cover crop reimbursement pilot program mana...
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2020-03-16
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB2712EngrossUpdates the laws on agricultural cooperative associations and consumer cooperative associations with regard to, among other things, operations as resale agents, and conversions. (SD1)
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2020-03-16
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB3090EngrossEstablishes an agricultural production tax credit. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2020. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2020-03-16
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB677EngrossProhibits specified trolleys, pulleys, cables, or running lines designed to attach a dog to two stationary objects in a configuration that endangers the dog, including by depriving the dog of sustenance. Prohibits tethering or restraining a dog under...
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2020-03-16
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB2939EngrossImposes extended terms of imprisonment for certain offenses against property rights committed on agricultural lands. Takes effect 6/18/2050. (SD1)
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2020-03-16
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB2713EngrossEstablishes the Invasive Species Rapid Response Trust Fund for rapid responses to invasive species emergencies. Requires the Invasive Species Council to include an accounting of moneys expended in its annual report to the Legislature. Appropriates fu...
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2020-03-16
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB3114EngrossGives preference rights for an agricultural park lot and a non-agricultural park land lease to lessees who have made a significant improvement to the land that furthers commercial agricultural operations. Adds the same preferences for a non-agricultu...
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2020-03-11
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHR142IntroUrging The Department Of Agriculture To Eradicate The State's Feral Chicken Population And Requesting The Head Of The Department Of Agriculture Plant Industry Division To Provide A Pest Designation For Feral Chickens.
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2020-03-11
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB2282EngrossEstablishes the agricultural enforcement program and agricultural enforcement special fund within the Department of Agriculture. Authorizes the Board of Agriculture and agricultural enforcement officers to exercise police powers. Extends to the agric...
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2020-03-11
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHCR200IntroUrging The Department Of Land And Natural Resources, Department Of Agriculture, And Hawaii Cattlemens Council, Inc., To Form A State Pasture And Forest Lands Task Force And To Include Any Additional Stakeholders In Their Discussions.
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2020-03-11
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HIHCR163IntroUrging The Department Of Agriculture To Eradicate The State's Feral Chicken Population And Requesting The Head Of The Department Of Agriculture Plant Industry Division To Provide A Pest Designation For Feral Chickens.
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2020-03-11
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB2708EngrossAuthorizes the Department of Agriculture to plan, design, construct, operate, manage, maintain, repair, demolish, and remove infrastructure on any lands under the jurisdiction of the department, to support and promote agriculture. Establishes the agr...
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2020-03-11
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHR181IntroUrging The Department Of Land And Natural Resources, Department Of Agriculture, And Hawaii Cattlemens Council, Inc., To Form A State Pasture And Forest Lands Task Force And To Include Any Additional Stakeholders In Their Discussions.
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2020-03-11
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB2718EngrossAmends the Penal Code to establish the crime of sexual assault of an animal. Provides that the sexual assault of an animal is a class C felony or a class B felony if the offense subjects a minor to sexual contact with an animal or is committed in the...
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2020-03-09
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB2719EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture to work in collaboration with the Department of Land and Natural Resources to increase feral pig control. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2020-03-09
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB2094EngrossAmends the important agricultural land qualified agricultural cost tax credit by changing the cap amounts of the tax credit to unspecified amounts. Changes to unspecified amounts the percentage of qualified agricultural costs that may be claimed as a...
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2020-03-09
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB2622EngrossAppropriates funds to the department of land and natural resources division of forestry and wildlife for invasive species technician positions in the county of Hawaii to address invasive plants and animals. Effective 12/31/33. (SD2)
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2020-03-09
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB2623EngrossExtends the sunset date for the Coffee Berry Borer Pesticide Subsidy Program until 6/30/2025, for the purchase of pesticides containing Beauveria bassiana to combat the coffee berry borer. Extends the program manager position to 6/30/2026. Appropriat...
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2020-03-09
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB2702EngrossTemporarily authorizes the Board of Agriculture to decide on a case-by-case basis which entities qualify for a non-agricultural park lease. Establishes conditions and qualifications for a lease. Includes reporting requirements. Effective 7/1/2050. (S...
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2020-03-09
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB2711EngrossAppropriates funds to the University of Hawaii to establish a foreign agriculture small equipment pilot program. Requires a report to the Legislature. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2020-03-09
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB2710EngrossMakes an appropriation to fund one full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) agricultural appraiser position within the Department of Agriculture. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2020-03-09
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB3153EngrossBeginning 12/31/2025, prohibits the confinement of specified farm animals in a cruel manner and prohibits business owners and operators from selling certain products made from those animals. (SD2)
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2020-03-09
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HISB2705EngrossExtends the time that the department of agriculture may certify important agricultural lands qualified agricultural costs from 2021 to 2030. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-03-09
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB2824EngrossAppropriates moneys to the Department of Agriculture for 3 full time equivalent (3.0 FTE) inspectors to perform meat inspection services. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2020-03-09
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB3042EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for its efforts to mitigate and control two-lined spittlebug infestations in the State. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-03-09
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB1894IntroEstablishes a five-year beginning farmer training program to be administered by DOA. Appropriates moneys. Sunsets the training program on 6/30/2025. Takes effect on 1/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-02-12
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB1888IntroAppropriates moneys to DOA for the pesticide subsidy program.
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2020-02-12
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB2156IntroEstablishes an income tax credit for locally produced, organic food. Exempts locally produced, organic food from the general excise tax.
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2020-02-12
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB1893IntroEnlarges the restricted use pesticide buffer zone around schools. Amends the times during which the buffer zone is in effect. Effective 1/1/21.
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2020-02-06
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB2643IntroRequires the department of agriculture to conduct preclearance quarantine inspections prior to direct travel to or from the State. Appropriates funds to implement a preclearance quarantine inspection.
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2020-02-05
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB1665IntroProhibits the use of any pesticide containing glyphosate as an active ingredient.
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2020-02-05
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB2114IntroRequires the Department of Agriculture to prepare and submit an annual report concerning pesticide use. Increases fines for pesticide use violations.
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2020-02-05
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB1890IntroExpands the permitted activities and uses within the state land use agricultural district to include livestock production.
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2020-02-05
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB2723IntroRequires the Department of Agriculture to collaborate with agricultural growers and researchers to develop and implement a program to safely distribute disease- and insect-free tropical plant materials to Hawaii farmers. Appropriates funds.
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2020-02-05
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB2030IntroMakes an appropriation to fund 1 full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) agricultural appraiser position within the Department of Agriculture.
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2020-02-05
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB2163IntroProhibit an animal's owner, and the owner's employees, from performing any surgical procedure, including surgical birth, ear cropping, tail docking, or debarking, without being licensed as a veterinarian. Makes it a class C felony to intentionally or...
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2020-02-03
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB2569IntroBeginning 1/1/2021, prohibits the confinement of specified farm animals in a cruel manner and prohibits business owners and operators from selling certain products made from those animals.
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2020-02-03
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB2444IntroTemporarily authorizes the Board of Agriculture to decide on a case-by-case basis which entities qualify for a non-agricultural park lease. Establishes conditions and qualifications for a lease. Sunsets 6/30/2025.
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2020-01-31
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB2129IntroAuthorizes the agricultural development and food security special fund to be used to award grants to individuals proposing to engage in afforestation, reforestation, soil carbon sequestration, or local organic plant food production in the State. Requ...
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2020-01-31
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB2189IntroEstablishes the agricultural theft enforcement program and agricultural theft enforcement special fund within the Department of Agriculture. Authorizes the Board of Agriculture and agricultural theft enforcement officers to exercise police powers. Ex...
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2020-01-31
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB1887IntroProhibits the importation of unroasted coffee into the State, makes it a class C felony, and imposes a fine for violation of the prohibition. Authorizes DOA to adopt rules to allow for the importation of partially roasted coffee into the State.
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2020-01-29
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB1898IntroRequires the Department of Agriculture to adopt rules to protect the welfare of livestock transported to, from, or between any island of Hawaii. Requires the department to adopt interim rules.
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2020-01-29
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB2453IntroProvides veterinarians who provide emergency care to an animal immunity from civil liability in the absence of gross negligence. Provides veterinarians who render emergency treatment when there is no veterinarian-client-patient relationship, immunity...
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2020-01-27
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB2131IntroProhibits community associations from adapting any rule over residential agricultural lands that restricts the use of that land for agricultural purposes.
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2020-01-27
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB2214IntroAuthorizes the sale of raw milk and raw milk products with restrictions.
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2020-01-27
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB2130IntroProvides veterinarians who provide emergency care to an animal immunity from civil liability in the absence of gross negligence. Provides veterinarians who render emergency treatment when there is no veterinarian-client-patient relationship, immunity...
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2020-01-27
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB2198IntroAllows bed and breakfast accommodations on class C, D, E, or U agricultural lands in a county with an area greater than 4,000 square miles.
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2020-01-27
To House Agriculture Committee
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