Bills Pending Hawaii Senate Ways and Means Committee

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HISR183IntroRequesting The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency To Conduct Disaster Preparedness Outreach And Education Throughout The State.
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2020-07-06
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1469EngrossEstablishes a state income tax deduction for eligible contributions made to any college savings program under section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2020. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2020-07-06
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1278EngrossProvides that a law enforcement officer has a duty to intervene if the law enforcement officer reasonably believes that another law enforcement officer is using or is about to use unnecessary or excessive force on an arrestee. Requires the law enforc...
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2020-06-26
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HIHB2036EngrossEstablishes a pilot project to plan and design an expansion of the Hawaii Coral Restoration Nursery, including improvements to the sea urchin hatchery. Requires a report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-06-26
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HIHB2603EngrossRequires the department of education to establish a pilot program that provides grants for high school students enrolled in a career and technical education or career academy program to enroll in college courses through the running start program or o...
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2020-06-26
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HIHB2207EngrossRequires the office of planning to conduct a land use study for Hauula, Oahu, that assesses the viability and cost of maintaining the transit corridor. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-26
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HIHB2033EngrossAppropriates funds to the division of forestry and wildlife to purchase firefighting equipment. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-06-26
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HIHB2257EngrossExpands the scope of the University of Hawaii at Hilo conference center revolving fund to all programs conducted by the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Requires an annual report to the Legislature regarding the fund. Gives the chancellor of the Univers...
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2020-06-26
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HIHB2739EngrossTransfers lands to DLNR and establishes that land and adjacent, state-owned land as the Ka Iwi coast state park. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-26
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HIHB1880EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for the operations of the Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission and for 2 full-time equivalent positions to support the Commission. Appropriates funds to the Kahoolawe island reserve co...
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2020-06-26
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HIHB2591EngrossAppropriates funds to provide DLNR with necessary resources associated with the marine 30x30 initiative, including funds for team and staff travel, strategic communication and outreach, professional facilitation, and management plan development. Effe...
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2020-06-26
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HIHB2484EngrossAppropriates funds to DLNR to purchase ocean safety and rescue equipment for state ocean safety officers at state parks. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-26
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HIHB2211EngrossProvides that a single commercial marine vessel license satisfies the licensure requirement for all persons aboard the licensed vessel. Requires any person who provides fishing charter services to obtain a commercial marine license. Effective 7/1/205...
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2020-06-26
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HIHB2475EngrossAuthorizes the Public Utilities Commission to address any situation where the condition of a regulated water carrier of cargo may result in the disruption, reduction, or cessation of essential services. Amends the bases upon which the Public Utilitie...
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2020-06-26
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HIHB1820EngrossAmends the nominating authority of the representatives of the Heeia community development district, Kalaeloa community development district, and Kakaako community development district that serve on the Hawaii community development authority. Provides...
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2020-06-25
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HIHB2366EngrossAmends the transient accommodations tax law to repeal the misdemeanor for failing to register and replacing it with a fine structure and to make various technical amendments. (SD1)
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2020-06-25
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HIHB1794EngrossExtends the lapse date of the appropriations made by Act 12, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, to June 30, 2023, for flooding disaster relief for Kauai and other areas of the State. Effective 6/29/2020. (HD2)
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2020-06-25
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HIHB2699EngrossEstablishes clean ground transportation goals for state agencies on a staggered basis until achieving a 100 per cent light-duty motor vehicle clean fleet by 12/31/2035. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-25
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HIHB2498EngrossAmends the amount of budget appropriations for energy expenditures that agencies performing energy efficiency or renewable energy system retrofitting are entitled to receive. Repeals the required setting aside of a portion of moneys saved through the...
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2020-06-24
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HIHB1844EngrossCreates the clean energy and energy efficiency revolving loan fund under the administration of the Hawaii Green Infrastructure Authority. Repeals the building energy efficiency revolving loan fund. Appropriates funds. (SD1)
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2020-06-24
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HIHB2466EngrossEstablishes a pilot project for the State to provide lease space for the establishment of child care facilities at any capital district building, except Honolulu Hale, with enrollment priority for children of state employees who work in the building ...
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2020-06-23
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HISCR57IntroUrging The State Of Hawaii To Provide Native Hawaiians With Their Fair Share Of The Public Land Trust Revenue.
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2020-06-23
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HIHB2015EngrossEstablishes a pilot program within the Aina Mauna legacy program of DHHL to remove and harvest gorse from Mauna Kea and develop it as a marketable product to expand economic opportunities for native Hawaiians. Requires reports to the legislature. App...
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2020-06-23
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HIHB2208EngrossAppropriates funds to DHHL for the acquisition of land to be developed by DHHL for affordable housing units.
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2020-06-23
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HIHB2037EngrossEstablishes the Hawaii state lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, plus commission. Appropriates funds. Effective 12/31/2059. (SD1)
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2020-06-23
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HIHB202EngrossRepeals the renewable energy technologies income tax credit for solar energy systems that require a power purchase agreement approved by the Public Utilities Commission and wind-powered energy systems for commercial properties for taxable years begin...
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2020-06-22
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HIHB2188EngrossEstablishes a setback of one foot for every foot of height of a wind turbine from the nearest existing farm dwelling or residential dwelling unit for certain wind energy facilities in agricultural districts. Requires a study on the effects of noise p...
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2020-06-22
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HIHB1974EngrossAmends the minimum qualifications for nominees to the State Public Charter School Commission to require residency in the State. Provides that commission members may be reimbursed for necessary and reasonable travel expenses incurred in the conduct of...
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2020-06-22
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HIHB2088EngrossEstablishes a working group to create a state plan to make FAFSA completion a statewide graduation requirement and an opt-out waiver for FAFSA completion by the 2022-2023 school year. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
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HIHB1833EngrossAuthorizes and regulates peer-to-peer car-sharing. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
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HIHB2412EngrossRequires DOE to establish a threeyear pilot program for the development and implementation of a traumainformed education program in the Castle, Kailua, and Kalaheo complex areas, based on the NanakuliWaianae complex area traumainformed education prog...
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2020-06-22
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HIHB2703EngrossEstablishes a pilot program to prevent targeted school violence. Appropriates funds to the office of homeland security to prevent targeted school violence. Takes effect on 7/1/2055. Repeals on 6/30/2024. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
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HIHB1945EngrossAllocates TAT revenues into the tourism special fund and appropriates funds for the Hawaii tourism authority (HTA) and Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association to address homelessness in tourist and resort areas, subject to private matching funds. Requ...
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2020-06-22
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HIHB2094EngrossEstablishes an early childhood educator stipend program to be administered by the executive office on early learning to address the shortage of qualified early childhood educators in Hawaii. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2055. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
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HIHB2215EngrossEstablishes a workforce development coordinator position within the department of education. Specifies the duties of the coordinator and P-20 agriculture education working group. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
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HIHB1996EngrossRequires the BOE to include evaluation of the most current strategic plan indicators as a component of the superintendent of education's annual performance evaluation. Requires improvements in at least one-half of those indicators for any salary incr...
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2020-06-22
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HIHB1910EngrossEstablishes the sustainable aviation fuel program to provide matching grants to any small business in Hawaii that is developing products related to sustainable aviation fuel or commercial aviation operations greenhouse gas reduction. Appropriates fun...
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2020-06-22
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HIHB2681EngrossAuthorizes the issuance of revenue bonds pursuant to part III of chapter 39, HRS, and appropriates funds to the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation for the purpose of constructing one Oahu and one neighbor island electrolysis hydrogen productio...
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2020-06-22
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HIHB1622EngrossAmends the allocation of TAT for operation of a Hawaiian center and a museum of Hawaiian music and dance to also include development of the center and museum. Extends the date on which the temporary commission on the thirteenth festival of pacific ar...
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2020-06-22
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HIHB1679EngrossAuthorizes the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to give preference to persons impacted by a low-income or elder housing project is constructed for the housing project's initial tenants or residents. Effective on approval. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
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HIHB2447EngrossTemporarily exempts affordable housing projects from specific state and county fees and exactions related to discretionary approval or ministerial permitting, except application fees; provided that the units are affordable for households with incomes...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2470EngrossDirects the HHFDC to take title to a specified 15.418-acre parcel in Honokaa, Hawaii county, if HHFDC finds, after its due diligence, that the parcel is suitable for residential development. Requires HHFDC to document any change in title. Requires HH...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2066EngrossCreates a downpayment guarantee program for certain first-time homebuyers. Creates the loan loss reserve fund subaccount to fund the program. Creates two full time equivalent positions (2.0 FTE) to administer the program. Appropriates funds. Takes ef...
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2020-05-21
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HIHB2547EngrossConsolidates the administration of low- and moderate-income housing into a single program by authorizing the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to administer new reserved housing and workforce housing units in community development di...
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2020-05-21
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HIHB2411EngrossAppropriates funds to the Hawaii Public Housing Authority for rent subsidy payments, which sums shall be added to the Authority's base budget, and additional staff. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-05-21
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HIHB2526EngrossAppropriates funds for the operating budget of the department of human services for fiscal year 2020-2021. Takes effect on December 31, 2059. (SD1)
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2020-05-21
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HIHB2687EngrossEstablishes a downpayment loan loss reserve program to address downpayment loan defaults under the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation's downpayment loan assistance program. Establishes one downpayment loan loss reserve administrator p...
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2020-05-21
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HIHB2448EngrossProvides that an exemption from the general excise tax established by section 201H-36, Hawaii Revised Statutes, that has been approved by the Hawaii housing finance and development corporation shall be provided once the qualified person or firm has f...
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2020-05-21
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HIHB2449EngrossAuthorizes cash payments made by developers in lieu of providing the required reserved housing units in the development of residential projects for the Hawaii community development authority to be deposited into the rental housing revolving fund. Eff...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1700EngrossSpecifies that each EUTF trustee, in addition to the EUTF board, shall administer health and other benefit plans for the sole and exclusive benefit of EUTF beneficiaries. Repeals provisions requiring health and other benefit plans to be provided at a...
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2020-05-18
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
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