Bills Pending Hawaii Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee

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HISB3287Intro
25%
Changes the fees that a towing company may charge to tow vehicles left unattended on private and public property. Allows a towing company or parking management company to charge a fee for the placement or removal of vehicle immobilization devices. Ta...
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2024-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 10:01 am]
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB3195Intro
25%
Amends the definition of "renewable energy producer" in section 171-95, HRS, to allow renewable energy producers to sell to entities other than an electric utility company regulated under chapter 269, HRS. Takes effect 1/1/2060. (SD1)
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2024-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 10:01 am]
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB524Intro
25%
Authorizes the Insurance Commissioner to require the Commissioner's pre-approval for certain salary increases granted to any person receiving a salary from an insurer. (SD1)
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2024-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB279Intro
25%
Requires medicaid and insurance coverage of ketamine therapy to treat depression. Appropriates moneys for costs resulting from medicaid coverage ketamine therapy.
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2024-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 9:55 am]
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB3320Intro
25%
Prohibits any articles of incorporation, declaration, bylaws, administrative rules, house rules, or association documents of a condominium property regime, planned community association, or homeowners' association from prohibiting or restricting the ...
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2024-02-20
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB3222Intro
25%
Repeals the requirement that a corporation's list of members entitled to notice of a meeting include the members' addresses.
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2024-02-20
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB1580Intro
25%
Establishes within the Department of Health, the Health Care Facilities Labor Standards Working Group to research, assess, and make recommendations on the best practices in labor standards that can be implemented at hospitals, care homes, and dialysi...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2769Intro
25%
Requires the state and counties to upgrade to zero emission buses by 2045. (SD1)
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2024-02-16
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2822Intro
25%
By 8/1/24, requires the Public Utilities Commission to open a docket and set a procedural schedule to determine whether and by which rules the Department of Accounting and General Services may engage in wheeling of electricity that is produced by ren...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB367Intro
25%
Prohibits the sale of tickets at higher price than the original price charged by the primary venue ticket provider. Takes effect 1/1/2050. (SD1)
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2024-02-16
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2349Intro
25%
Prohibits the sale, offer for sale, or operation of gasoline-powered leaf blowers. Increases the amounts of fines for offenses against leaf blower restrictions and provides for the forfeiture of gasoline-powered leaf blowers on a third violation. Rem...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2369Intro
25%
Establishes a working group to investigate the existence and environmental dangers of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances and related chemicals. Requires reports to the Legislature. (SD1)
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2024-02-16
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2545Intro
25%
Authorizes manufacturers of electronic devices to coordinate collection activities for the purpose of recycling electronic devices. Allows manufacturers of electronic devices to be considered to have satisfied its recycling goals by providing only co...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2967Intro
25%
Mandates that fifty per cent of all heavy-duty motor vehicles in the State's fleet be hydrogen or battery electric vehicles by an unspecified date. Mandates that one hundred per cent of all heavy-duty motor vehicles in the State's fleet be hydrogen o...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2315Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to post the business address and business phone number of each licensed professional on its public website.
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2024-02-16
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2366Intro
25%
Classifies neonicotinoid pesticides as restricted use pesticides and establishes a list of chemicals that belong to the neonicotinoid class of chemicals.
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2024-02-16
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2130Intro
25%
Before filing a report of abandoned property with the Department of Budget and Finance, requires a financial organization to provide to each person listed on the organization's records as potentially having an interest in the property notice that the...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2827Intro
25%
Requires cash or protest bonds to be returned to the initiating parties, minus administrative costs as determined by the Office of Administrative Hearings of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, except in cases where the appeal was frivol...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB3096Intro
25%
Creates a process for electric utilities to develop and submit wildfire protection plans to the Public Utilities Commission for approval and allow the recovery of related costs and expenses through securitization, while avoiding a disproportionate im...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB3079Intro
25%
Amends section 269-6, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to clarify that the Public Utilities Commission shall consider the effect of the State's reliance on fossil fuels on lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions and may require a lifecycle greenhouse gas emission...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2100Intro
25%
Prohibits landlords from discriminating against a potential tenant based on the tenant's credit history, credit score, or creditworthiness. Expands prohibition on employers from discriminating against an individual in compensation or in the terms, co...
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2024-02-15
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2097Intro
25%
Establishes a task force to study the regulation of motor carriers in the State. Requires a report to the Legislature. (SD1)
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2024-02-15
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB760Intro
25%
Requires the Board of Psychology to grant prescriptive authority to qualified psychologist applicants statewide. Requires a report to the Legislature. Takes effect 12/31/2050. (SD1)
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2024-02-15
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB3115Intro
25%
Clarifies when a relative seeking to be a resource caregiver for a child is entitled to an administrative appeal for denial of a foster home license issued by the Department of Human Services. (SD1)
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2024-02-15
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2309Intro
25%
Establishes the Hawaii Age-Appropriate Design Code to promote privacy protections for children and ensure that online products, services, or features that are likely to be accessed by children are designed in a manner that recognizes the distinct nee...
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2024-02-15
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2572Intro
25%
Establishes the Office of Artificial Intelligence Safety and Regulation within the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to regulate the development, deployment, and use of artificial intelligence technologies in the State. Prohibits the deploy...
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2024-02-15
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2259Intro
25%
Requires each employer group health policy, contract, plan, or agreement and each individual and group hospital or medical service plan, policy, contract, or agreement issued or renewed by health insurers in the State after December 31, 2024, that pr...
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2024-02-15
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2680Intro
25%
Prohibits the charging of a fee for a lessee's spouse by a lessor under certain conditions.
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2024-02-14
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2664Intro
25%
Amends the law governing interest and usury by defining "debt" to include any amount that a consumer agrees to pay under certain conditions; requiring "annual percentage rates" to be calculated pursuant to the Truth in Lending Act and requiring certa...
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2024-02-14
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB371Intro
25%
Defines "incidental and supplemental work" for purposes of specialty contractors under the contractors law. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2024-02-14
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2454Intro
25%
Prohibits certain entities from distributing unsolicited mail that is reasonably likely to cause the recipient to believe that a governmental agency has approved of the distribution.
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2024-02-14
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2993Intro
25%
Prohibits any operator, transient accommodations broker, or person from offering, listing, advertising, and displaying a rate that does not include all resort fees. Requires all operators, transient accommodations brokers, and persons to include all ...
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2024-02-14
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2012Intro
25%
Requires a business that provides an online service, product, or feature likely to be accessed by children to comply with certain data privacy requirements. Requires a business to complete a data protection impact assessment for any online service, p...
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2024-02-14
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2141Intro
25%
Establishes a Homeland Security and Resiliency Council to assess the resilience of the State's electric grid and other critical infrastructure to natural disasters and other emergencies and make recommendations. Requires the Council to report to Legi...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB1461Intro
25%
Amends the exemption from the requirement that plans and specifications for construction projects be prepared and construction observed by a licensed engineer, architect, or landscape architect to be determined by floor area of work rather than estim...
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2024-02-09
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2087Intro
25%
Requires the Insurance Commissioner to conduct a study on wildfire risk and insurance and submit a report regarding the study to the Legislature prior to the Regular Session of 2025.
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2024-02-09
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB958Intro
25%
Establishes a working group to research and explore the idea of establishing a regulatory framework and licensure requirements for school psychologists. Requires a report to the Legislature. Takes effect on 12/31/2050. (SD1)
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2024-02-08
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB3331Intro
25%
Establishes an alternative process for the termination of the rental agreement that involves mediation. Requires the Governor to notify the Chief Justice, Legislature, and Revisor of Statutes when the final wildfire proclamation will expire. Declares...
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2024-02-07
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2539Intro
25%
Requires government entities in the State that issue building permits to implement SolarAPP+ or a functionally equivalent online automated permitting platform that verifies code compliance and issues permits to licensed contractors for solar distribu...
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2024-02-07
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB3337Intro
25%
Reestablishes the appraisal management company registration program within the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs. Clarifies that chapter 466L, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is repealed. Applies registration requirements retroactively to 6/30/202...
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2024-02-07
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB3205Intro
25%
Establishes the Ombudsman's Office for condominium associations within the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs. Establishes the Ombudsman's Office Special Fund. Requires condominium association board members to meet certain educational requir...
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2024-02-06
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2534Intro
25%
Prohibits a condominium unit owner, resident, tenant, or their guests, or any person acting on behalf of the unit owner, from harassing or interfering with board members, managing agents, resident managers, association employees, or vendors contracte...
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2024-02-06
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2720Intro
25%
Establishes a process by which a neighbor of a tenant may seek relief from the tenant's landlord for acts of harassment by the tenant. Includes an alternative process for the eviction of tenants.
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2024-02-02
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB343Intro
25%
Establishes provisional or associate-level licensure requirements for marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, and psychologists and authorizes insurance reimbursements in certain circumstances. Allows psychologist license applicants...
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2024-02-02
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB3233Intro
25%
Establishes a statute of repose for land surveyors, after which time a complaint cannot be made.
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2024-01-29
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB3276Intro
25%
Requires the rental motor vehicle surcharge tax to be pro-rated if the vehicle is rented or leased for a portion of the day.
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2024-01-29
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB3372Intro
25%
Establishes certain disclosure and labelling requirements for food, products, and dietary supplements containing kratom. Prohibits the distribution and sale of kratom products to minors. Imposes civil and criminal penalties for violations. Takes effe...
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2024-01-29
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB3288Intro
25%
Establishes a definition for "premium cigar" that is distinct from a "large cigar" and adds a definition for "characterizing flavor" in the Cigarette Tax and Tobacco Tax Law. Excludes premium cigars from percentage excise tax. Establishes an excise t...
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2024-01-29
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB3262Intro
25%
Renames the John A. Burns School of Medicine special fund as the physician and veterinarian special fund. Expands the authorized uses of the special fund to include providing loan repayments to veterinarians and scholarships for students attending a ...
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2024-01-29
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB3204Intro
25%
Prohibits retaliatory actions against a unit owner, board member, managing agent, resident manager, or association employee who takes lawful action in an effort to address, prevent, or stop a violation of the condominium law, the governing documents ...
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2024-01-29
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
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