Bills Pending Hawaii House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee

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HIHB1601Intro
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Requires law enforcement officers to issue citations in lieu of arrest for certain offenses.
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2024-02-28
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2466Intro
25%
Abolishes the Task Force on Beach and Water Safety and the Risk Assessment Working Group. Requires the design and placement of warning signs, devices, and systems to be approved by the Chairperson of the Board of Land and Natural Resources for state ...
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2024-02-23
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1562Intro
25%
Adds forfeiture of a vehicle as a maximum penalty on a third conviction for operating a motor vehicle without a license within a five-year period. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-22
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1603Intro
25%
Amends various provisions related to pretrial release.
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2024-02-22
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2531Intro
25%
Allows a person who employs or contracts with a health care worker who suffers an act of violence to report the event to law enforcement and petition for a temporary restraining order and injunction under certain circumstances.
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2024-02-21
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1689Intro
25%
Amends conservation and resources law to prohibit: (1) Commercial sales of parrotfish that have been caught by spearing; and (2) The spearing of parrotfish in state waters after sunset or before sunrise.
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2024-02-21
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1629Intro
25%
Requires contested cases, environmental assessment cases, or environmental impact statement cases involving large-scale renewable energy projects over twenty megawatts in size to be appealed from an agency's decision directly to the Hawaii Supreme Co...
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2024-02-16
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2476Intro
25%
Designates all ocean waters of the State within 3,000 feet from shore as ocean recreation management areas (ORMAs). Prohibits commercial activity in ORMAs unless authorized by use permit. Prohibits commercial activities originating from the shoreline...
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2024-02-16
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2274Intro
25%
Requires the family court circuit of where a person resides is living, or is found, or in which the offense is alleged to have occurred to take jurisdiction for offenses concerning any person who is alleged to have committed an act before achieving e...
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2024-02-16
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2465Intro
25%
Clarifies that failure to comply with approved mitigation commitments, conduct an archaeological inventory survey, or comply with other administrative requirements pertaining to archaeology approved by the Department of Land and Natural Resources sha...
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2024-02-15
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1518Intro
25%
Clarifies that a member of the Board of Directors of the Hawaii Tourism Authority shall hold office as a holdover until a successor is appointed by the Governor and repeals the successor's requirement for Senate confirmation. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1...
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2024-02-15
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1576Intro
25%
Allows owners of vehicles to display the front number plate on the inside of the front windshield as an alternative to being securely fastened to the front of the vehicle. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-14
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1901Intro
25%
Amends the definition of "historic property" for purposes of the historic preservation program. Exempts state projects on state-owned buildings from state historic preservation division review unless the affected property is more than one hundred yea...
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2024-02-14
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2280Intro
25%
Mandates Department of Education school bus contracts to require contractors to consider the use of smaller vehicles that do not require drivers to hold a commercial driver's license for routes with low ridership or specific geographical limitations,...
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2024-02-14
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2213Intro
25%
Expands the required contents of a notice of claim of construction defect served on a contractor. Requires the claimant to provide actual evidence of the nature and cause of the construction defect and extent of necessary repairs along with the notic...
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2024-02-14
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2350Intro
25%
Authorizes law enforcement officers of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to effect arrests under the Hawaii Penal Code in limited circumstances.
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2024-02-14
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1579Intro
25%
Lowers the level of light transmittance allowed on sun screening glazing on motor vehicle windows from thirty-five per cent to twenty per cent. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-14
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2703Intro
25%
Replaces the position of Deputy to the Chairperson of the Commission on Water Resource Management with the position of Executive Officer, who shall be appointed and managed by the Commission. Authorizes the Commission on Water Resource Management to ...
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2024-02-14
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2346Intro
25%
Amends the offense of manslaughter to include cases where a person knowingly and unlawfully distributes a dangerous drug in any amount and thereby recklessly causes the death of another person who ingested that drug.
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2024-02-14
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2116Intro
25%
Requires the examiner of drivers of a county to conduct the testing of an applicant for a driver's license to demonstrate the ability to exercise ordinary and reasonable control in the operation of a motor vehicle in English or in certain other langu...
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2024-02-14
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1531Intro
25%
Makes mandatory the suspension of the driver's license of a driver or registered owner of a vehicle for operating a motor vehicle without a motor vehicle insurance policy. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-14
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1594Intro
25%
Prohibits any person convicted of operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant or habitually operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant from purchasing or publicly consuming alcohol for a certain period. Effective 7/1/3000. ...
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2024-02-12
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2267Intro
25%
Establishes the Automated Speed Enforcement Systems Program. Authorizes the state or counties to administer the Automated Speed Enforcement Systems Program. Requires fines collected beginning 1/1/2025 for violations on a county highway to be expended...
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2024-02-09
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2638Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Agriculture to contract a third-party entity to compile a report evaluating the agricultural land use potential of certain parcels of state-owned lands. Makes an appropriation. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-08
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2724Intro
25%
Creates the Kona Community Development District to allow for planning, development, and maintenance of public lands in Kona, on the island of Hawaii. Amends the Hawaii Community Development Authority membership to include members of Kona. Requires th...
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2024-02-08
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2549Intro
25%
Establishes within the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism the Interagency Council for Maui Housing Recovery to coordinate and facilitate Maui's permanent housing recovery and facilitate consultation and collaboration between st...
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2024-02-08
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2266Intro
25%
Permanently reinstates the liability protections previously afforded to county lifeguards providing services at state beach parks or in the ocean.
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2024-02-08
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2694Intro
25%
Establishes an income tax credit to incentivize the voluntary relinquishment of private water systems. Directs the Attorney General to commence eminent domain proceedings in certain counties. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-08
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2093Intro
25%
Beginning 1/1/2025, requires rental watercraft to be registered and numbered with the Department of Land and Natural Resources before being provided or offered to be used by the public for transiting the navigable waters of a state park. Sunsets 12/3...
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2024-02-08
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2725Intro
25%
Establishes the Correction Facilities Authority to be responsible for all public corrections development, planning, and construction related to capital improvement projects. Requires the Correction Facilities Authority to apply for a loan or grant fr...
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2024-02-08
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2459Intro
25%
Amends chapter 132D, HRS, to strengthen county and state agencies' ability to address the illegal use of fireworks in Hawaii.
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2024-02-07
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1610Intro
25%
Imposes a cap on costs charged to reproduce certain government records. Waives reproduction costs charged for the first one hundred pages if disclosure serves the public interest. Waives costs charged to duplicate certain government records in an ele...
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2024-02-07
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1975Intro
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Establishes accessibility standards for the distribution of public documents and media presentations by boards as defined in section 92-2, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Declares that the general fund expenditure ceiling is exceeded. Makes an appropriation...
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2024-02-07
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2349Intro
25%
Amends section 663-10.5, HRS, to abolish joint and several liability for government entities in claims and cases relating to the maintenance and design of highways under chapter 663, HRS, so that government entities are only liable in certain cases f...
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2024-02-07
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1571Intro
25%
Requires the State to share in the cost of county first responder personnel fulfilling state-imposed new mandates or increases in the level of service under existing programs.
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2024-02-06
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2487Intro
25%
Provides deadlines for taxpayers under audit to comply with demands to produce documents and evidence. Authorizes the tax appeal court to preclude documents or information not produced pursuant to a demand from being introduced in evidence in a tax a...
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2024-02-06
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1663Intro
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Expands eligibility for, and automates, the expungement of conviction records if certain criteria are met. Beginning 12/1/2026, requires the Attorney General to issue automatic expungement orders and the Judiciary to seal or remove information from p...
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2024-02-06
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1883Intro
25%
Adjusts the reporting period for gift disclosures filed with the state Ethics Commission to conform with the fiscal year. Provides for electronic filing of documents required by the Ethics Commission.
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2024-02-01
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1848Intro
25%
Amends section 11-364, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to provide that an excess contribution of more than $100 in cash, in the aggregate, from a single person during an election period to a candidate, candidate committee, or noncandidate committee shall es...
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2024-02-01
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1888Intro
25%
Imposes a statewide limitation on consumer fireworks, except by permit for use at cultural events.
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2024-02-01
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1965Intro
25%
Establishes a court's authority to issue an order restricting abusive litigation.
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2024-01-31
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2445Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Health to implement a post-market testing program to verify the labeling on cannabis and manufactured cannabis products and monitor the shelf lives of cannabis and manufactured cannabis products.
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2024-01-31
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1626Intro
25%
Requires the Judiciary to establish a compliance credits pilot program for probationers that comply with their conditions of supervision.
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2024-01-31
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1606Intro
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Requires that any new contract entered into by the Office of Elections for equipment or services relating to preparing ballots or counting votes include the capability to randomize the names of candidates appearing on the ballot if technologically po...
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2024-01-30
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1678Intro
25%
Designates all University of Hawaii system campuses as voter registration agencies as defined in the National Voter Registration Act. Requires the Chief Election Officer to use data concerning voter registration and election participation to study vo...
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2024-01-30
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1605Intro
25%
Requires that each vote cast for a question on a ballot for the ratification of a constitutional amendment be counted in the negative only if the ballot properly indicates that the vote is in the negative.
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2024-01-30
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2612Intro
25%
Abolishes the boards of registration.
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2024-01-30
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2560Intro
25%
Establishes a rebuttable presumption that a person established a new residence in a place if that person has been absent for a prolonged period of time during which the person has only been in one place.
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2024-01-30
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1846Intro
25%
Amends section 11-381, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to eliminate the use of campaign funds to purchase up to 2 tickets for an event or fundraiser held by another candidate or committee.
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2024-01-29
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2062Intro
25%
Increases the exemption from attachment or execution for homesteads to $150,000 for heads of family and persons sixty-five years of age or older and to $100,000 for everyone else.
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2024-01-29
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
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