Bills Pending Hawaii House Economic Development Committee

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HISB2020Engross

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Clarifies that, under the general excise tax law, sales to a licensed retail merchant, jobber, or other licensed seller for resale are only eligible for the wholesale tax rate if the resale is subject to the highest general excise tax rate. Adds a si...
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2022-03-16
To House Economic Development Committee
HISB2888Engross

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Establishes the Access to Local Food Act to allow cottage food operations to sell cottage food products, under certain conditions, upon receiving a permit from the Department of Health. Effective 1/1/2023. (SD2)
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2022-03-14
To House Economic Development Committee
HISB3099Engross

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Extends the availability of the state earned income tax credit until tax year 2028. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2022-03-10
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1407Intro

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Clarifies that, under the general excise tax law, sales to a licensed retail merchant, jobber, or other licensed seller for resale are only eligible for the wholesale tax rate if the resale is subject to the highest general excise tax rate. Adds a si...
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2022-02-15
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1702Intro

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Exempts the net capital gain from the sale of a residential property by a taxpayer who is sixty-five years of age or older from the capital gains tax.
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2022-02-11
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB2215Intro

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Establishes an income tax credit for employers who create on-site early childhood facilities, to be applicable to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2022. Establishes and appropriates funds for an on-site early childhood facility coordinator positio...
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2022-02-10
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB2325Intro

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Authorizes a GET exemption for businesses investing more than $750,000 over a 10-year period and creating a minimum of 50 job positions for the purpose of business development in the Pearl-City Aiea and Waipahu opportunity zones. Establishes a tax cr...
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2022-02-09
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1926Intro

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Retroactively restores the foreign-trade zones exemption from taxation under the general excise tax law, use tax law, fuel tax law, liquor tax law, and cigarette tax and tobacco tax law.
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2022-02-09
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1919Intro

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Exempts certain foods, medical services, and feminine hygiene products from the general excise tax.
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2022-02-04
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB2004Intro

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Establishes an online fantasy sports contests registration and monitoring program under the department of the attorney general. Exempts registered online fantasy sports contests from state gambling laws. Appropriates funds.
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2022-02-04
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB2402Intro

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Requires DBEDT to provide support services to new businesses. Establishes a separate general excise tax rate for a business's first five years of operation. Exempts a business from paying any fees related to licensing and registration within its firs...
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2022-02-02
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1618Intro

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Beginning July 1, 2022, establishes a $0.10 per drink surcharge in addition to the liquor tax.
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2022-02-02
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1815Intro

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Creates the online sports wagering corporation to regulate and administer sports wagering in the State over the internet.
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2022-01-31
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB2370Intro

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Expands the definition of "beer" to specify an alcohol by volume of no less than 0.5 per cent and to include alcohol seltzer beverages. Takes effect 1/1/2023.
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2022-01-28
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB2389Intro

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Eliminates the individual income tax for single filers and heads of households making less than $20,000 or joint filers making less than $40,000 and increases the income tax rate more slowly for low- and medium-income filers.
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2022-01-28
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1820Intro

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Grants a 10-year license for 1 stand-alone, members-only casino in Waikiki, not in a hotel. Allows guests 21 years of age or older who register to stay 1 day and night at a hotel on Oahu for each day of admission at $20-per-day pass. Establishes the ...
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2022-01-28
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB2236Intro

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Requires that new income tax credits established or renewed after 12/31/2022 include a five-year sunset or an annual one-third reduction.
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2022-01-28
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB2371Intro

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Requires the Legislative Reference Bureau to conduct a study to determine an appropriate increase to the homestead exemption in bankruptcy proceedings.
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2022-01-28
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB2189Intro

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Allows direct shipment of beer and distilled spirits by certain licensees. Requires the liquor commission of each county to adopt rules and regulations.
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2022-01-28
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1973Intro

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Allows for the regulation of sports wagering by the department of business, economic development, and tourism. Establishes licensing requirements for sports wagering operators and sports wagering suppliers. Specifies that sports wagering shall not be...
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2022-01-28
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB2508Intro

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A bill to repeal inheritance and estate taxes that act as a form of double taxation on individual tax payers.
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2022-01-28
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB2040Intro

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Establishes the Hawaii Lottery and Gaming Corporation for the purpose of conducting and regulating wagering and gaming in the State. Establishes the Lottery and Gaming Special Fund and allocates certain percentages of the fund to various community be...
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2022-01-28
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1904Intro

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Establishes a general excise tax exemption to the amounts received from the sale of fresh fruits and vegetables.
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2022-01-28
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB2485Intro

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Establishes a state lottery commission to implement a lottery of which excess proceeds are deposited into the pest inspection, quarantine, and eradication fund to prevent the introduction of, and control the spread of, invasive species. Authorizes th...
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2022-01-28
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB2132Intro

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Creates a one-time income tax refund for resident taxpayers that shall be refunded to implement the provision of article VII, section 6, of the Constitution of the State of Hawaii.
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2022-01-28
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB2506Intro

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Proposing amendments to articles viii of the constitution of the state of hawaii to authorize the legislature to freeze any increase in state residential property tax.
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2022-01-28
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB2374Intro

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Includes tips or gratuities paid directly to an individual by a customer of the individual's employer and reported or declared to the employer in the definition of income used to calculate the amount of child support and from which assignments and wi...
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2022-01-28
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB2087Intro

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Extends current sunset date of the motion picture, digital media, and film production income tax credit from January 1, 2026, to January 1, 2032.
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2022-01-28
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB2487Intro

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Establishes the position of Special Assistant to the Governor for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the office of the Governor.
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2022-01-28
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB2083Intro

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Consolidates the survey and the certification requirements for the research activities tax credit, requires the certification based on the date a complete application is received subject to certain conditions, and adds a cap for an eligible taxpayer ...
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2022-01-28
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1636Intro

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Exempts the sale of feminine hygiene products from the general excise tax.
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2022-01-26
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1532Intro

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Grants the Stadium Authority the ability to sell naming rights to Aloha Stadium and its facilities.
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2022-01-26
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1533Intro

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Requiring State purchases to prioritize goods "made in America", "made in America from domestic and foreign parts", and "assembled in America", prior to those of foreign origin, in cases where Hawaii products are unavailable.
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2022-01-26
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1505Intro

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Increases personal income tax revenues for high earning taxpayers by establishing new income tax brackets and rates that are applied against a broader level of taxable income for taxable years beginning after 12/31/2021. Increases the tax on capital ...
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2022-01-26
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1205Intro

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Requires a public investment fund to develop, publish, and implement socially responsible investment policies applicable to the management of all public funds under the public investment fund's control and submit an annual report to the legislature o...
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2021-12-10
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB638Intro

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Exempts certain foods, medical services, and feminine hygiene products from the general excise tax.
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2021-12-10
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB316Intro

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Provides that up to $50,000 per year in income earned and proceeds derived from stock options or stock by an employee from a qualified high technology business, as defined therein, or an investor who qualifies for a high technology business investmen...
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2021-12-10
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1167Intro

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Short form bill relating to business.
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2021-12-10
To House Economic Development Committee
HISB56Engross

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Increases the personal income tax rate for high earners for taxable years beginning after 12/31/2020. Increases the tax on capital gains. Increases the corporate income tax and establishes a single corporate income tax rate. From 7/1/2021 through 6/3...
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2021-12-10
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1145Intro

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Requires that new income tax credits include a 5-year sunset or a gradual reduction.
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2021-12-10
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1153Intro

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Authorizes a GET exemption for businesses investing more than $500,000 over a 10-year period and creating a minimum of 50 job positions for the purpose of business development at Barbers Point in the Kalaeloa opportunity zone. Establishes a tax credi...
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2021-12-10
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1393Intro

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Grants the Stadium Authority the ability to sell naming rights to Aloha Stadium and its facilities.
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2021-12-10
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB682Intro

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Establishes a task force in the department of taxation to discuss the need to rebalance and repurpose the tax programs created by the general excise tax, income tax, and property tax laws.
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2021-12-10
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB263Intro

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Allows direct shipment of all forms of liquor, rather than just wine, by certain licensees. Requires the county liquor commissions to adopt rules and regulations.
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2021-12-10
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1175Intro

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Establishes the micro enterprise assistance program on Hawaiian home lands revolving fund to provide grants and loans through the implementation of the micro enterprise assistance program to qualified native Hawaiians, native Hawaiian-controlled home...
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2021-12-10
To House Economic Development Committee
HISB645Engross

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Extends the period in which a county may adopt a surcharge on state tax, under certain conditions. Authorizes the use of county surcharge revenues for affordable and workforce housing infrastructure. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2021-12-10
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1396Intro

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Proposes amendments to the Constitution of the State of Hawaii to authorize the legislature to make amendments to the management of Hawaiian home lands. Prohibits the construction and operation of casino gaming and wagering on Hawaiian home lands.
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2021-12-10
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB83Intro

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Requires the public utilities commission to ensure consumers are provided with access to information services, including internet services, that are available at just, reasonable, and nondiscriminatory uncapped rates.
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2021-12-10
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB9Intro

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Establishes the Hawaii 2030 economic diversification task force to develop a plan to diversify the State's economy by 2030. Requires the task force and the auditor to submit reports to the legislature.
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2021-12-10
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1046Intro

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Changes the fees for permits and licenses issued under chapters 243, 244D, and 245, Hawaii Revised Statutes, from specified amounts to reasonable fees established by rule adopted by the Department of Taxation. Establishes authority to charge a reason...
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2021-12-10
To House Economic Development Committee
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