Hawaii Representative Cedric Gates [D]

Filter View [Reset All]
Syndicate content
StanceStateBillStatusSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
HIHB1938PassIncreases the fine to not more than $1,000 for passing or overtaking a school bus on a state highway while the bus is stopped and its visual signals are turned on. Effective upon approval. (HB1938 CD1)
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-07-11
Act 172, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1281).
HIHB2081PassAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to provide assistance and supplemental funding to the National Wildlife Research Center of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to conduct pilot field studies to evaluate control tools,...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-07-11
Act 180, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1289).
HIHB2277PassEstablishes the East Hawaii Child Welfare Services Section Pilot Project within the Department of Human Services to increase staff in the East Hawaii Child Welfare Services Section. Appropriates funds. (HB2277 CD1)
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-07-11
Act 177, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1286).
HIHB2464PassRequires the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to conduct a study on the issue of Hawaiian Home Lands lessees selling or transferring their leases for a fee or other personal gain and then applying for a subsequent lease and submit a report of the fi...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-07-11
Act 179, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1288).
HIHB2684PassAppropriates funds for the Public Utilities Commission to hire two full-time enforcement personnel. (HB2684 CD1)
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-07-11
Act 201, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1310).
HIHB1916PassRequires the Executive Office on Aging to biennially update the state plan on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, include an implementation work plan for each goal in the state plan, and include information on progress made toward the goals of...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-07-10
Act 146, on 07/06/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1247).
HIHB1934PassProhibits the director of health from issuing permits for the construction of sewage wastewater injection wells unless alternative wastewater disposal options are not available, feasible, or practical. (SD2)
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-07-10
Act 131, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1232).
HIHB1936PassProvides that the environmental courts shall not have exclusive, original jurisdiction over any proceedings relating to parking violations under certain administrative rules and laws. (SD1)
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-07-10
Act 119, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1220).
HIHB2219PassMakes eligible for membership on a county arborist advisory committee certified arborists, horticulturists with specialization in trees, and persons who have received a master's degree in botany. (SD1)
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-07-10
Act 118, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1219).
HIHB2729PassEstablishes standards and criteria for reciprocity for qualifying out-of-state medical cannabis patients and caregivers including limitations, and safeguards. Authorizes extension of written certifications of a debilitating condition for up to three ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-07-10
Act 116, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1217).
HIHB1716PassEstablishes a youth commission within the Office of Youth Services to advise the Governor and Legislature on the effects of legislative policies, needs, assessments, priorities, programs, and budgets relating to youth. Appropriates funds. (HB1716 CD1...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-07-06
Act 106, 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1207).
HIHB2161PassChanges the penalty for the first three instances of improper conduct of motor vehicle inspections at inspection stations from revocation or suspension of the station's operating permit to an administrative fine. (HB2161 CD1)
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-07-05
Act 073, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1174).
HIHB2442PassRequires the counties to take into custody any abandoned vehicle on a public road within ten business days. Amends the conditions that constitute a derelict vehicle. Allows, rather than requires, that abandoned vehicles be disposed of by public aucti...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-06-21
Act 048, 06/20/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1148).
HIHB2748PassDirects the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation (HHFDC) to study and report on housing for populations with access and functional needs. Extends exemption from general excise tax for development costs of affordable rental housing certi...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-06-08
Act 039, 06/08/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1139).
HIHCR75PassUrging State Agencies To Collaborate With Farmers, Other Landowners, And Private Organizations To Mitigate The Impacts Of Invasive Animals On Kauai.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-05-01
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB2115EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations for the K-12 agriculture workforce development pipeline initiative. Requires annual reporting on the effectiveness of the initiative. Amends Act 163, SLH 2017, by amending the fun...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-27
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 687).
HIHB2281EngrossEstablishes an Ohana Zones program to provide housing to homeless individuals and families based on principles similar to the housing first program and appropriates unspecified funds for the program. Appropriates unspecified funds to the Department o...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-27
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 2:00pm in Conference Room 325.
HIHB2672EngrossExpands the low-income household renters' income tax credit based on adjusted gross income and filing status. Amends the definition of adjusted gross income to match federal definition. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-27
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-27-18 1:55PM in conference room 325.
HIHB2753EngrossPart I: Establishes and appropriates funds for the Ohana Zone Pilot Program. Part II: Establishes and appropriate funds for the Emergency Department Homelessness Assessment Pilot Program. Part III: Authorizes DHS to establish the Return-to-Home Pilot...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-27
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 2:00pm in Conference Room 325.
HIHB2738EngrossCreates a three-year pilot program to expand availability of health care services coverage for infants and children living in Hawaii. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-27
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 4:00pm in Conference Room 325.
HIHB1883EngrossEstablishes a two-year Agricultural Theft and Vandalism Pilot Project to examine the effectiveness of prosecuting agricultural theft and agricultural vandalism in the County of Hawaii. Appropriates funds. Appropriates moneys to the Agribusiness Devel...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-26
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 681).
HIHB1882EngrossAppropriates moneys for laptop computers or tablets to be used by teachers and students for digital teaching and learning. Appropriates moneys for after-school programs at Kalanianaole Elementary and Intermediate School, Kapaa Middle School, Konawaen...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 1:00PM in conference room 312.
HIHB2046EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for outreach and education efforts in West Hawaii county regarding the detection and treatment of little fire ants. Restructures the Hawaii Invasive Species Council as the Hawaii Invasive Species Au...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-26
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 679).
HIHB2105EngrossAppropriates moneys to the Department of Agriculture to support local food production projects in the State. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-27-18 10:05AM in conference room 224.
HIHB2084EngrossRequires HTDC to report on outreach and mentorship assistance to neighbor island innovative small businesses. Appropriates funds for the neighbor island innovation initiative program. Takes effect on 7/1/2112. (SD1)
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-27-18 2:40PM in conference room 423.
HIHB2080EngrossAppropriates funds for grants to participants in software application challenges so that the proofs of concept created during the challenges can be developed into prototypes suitable for local and state government. Appropriates funds. Requires matchi...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-27-18 2:40PM in conference room 423.
HIHB2426EngrossAuthorizes the director of finance to issue general obligation bonds and appropriates funds for the acquisition of certain farm lands in west Kauai by the agribusiness development corporation. (SD1)
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-27-18 10:05AM in conference room 224.
HIHB2462EngrossExempts gross proceeds arising from sales of farm equipment and machinery to certain producers of agricultural products from the general excise tax. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-26
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 681).
HIHB2508EngrossAllows funding for rental or lease of facilities under legislative appropriations and bond authorizations to the State Public Charter School Commission for the design, planning, construction, repair, and maintenance of public charter school improveme...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 1:00PM in conference room 312.
HIHB2670EngrossRequires and appropriates funds for the Department of Agriculture to create a local produce dollar-for-dollar matching program for beneficiaries of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. (SD1)
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-26
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 681).
HIHB1718EngrossProvides a nonrefundable tax credit of up to $3,000 per eligible child per taxable year for eligible taxpayers for child care costs for children up to four years of age. Effective 7/1/3000. (SD1)
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-25
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-26-18 10:30AM in conference room 325.
HIHB2051EngrossAppropriates funds for a grant to Weed and Seed Hawaii, Inc., to maintain the weed and seed strategy, which is a collaborative effort to reclaim, restore, and rebuild communities. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-25
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-26-18 1:30PM in conference room 329.
HIHB2178EngrossEstablishes a $25,000 maximum limit on a cash or protest bond that must be posted for a procurement award protest. Establishes that the prevailing party in an administrative protest hearing is entitled to attorneys' fees and costs. Takes effect on 1/...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-18 2:30PM in conference room 429.
HIHB2605EngrossAllows a transient accommodations broker to register as a tax collection agent for its operators and plan managers. Requires operators and plan managers to provide a statement to the transient accommodations broker confirming compliance with all appl...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-25
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-26-18 11:30AM in conference room 423.
HIHCR198PassRequesting That The Hawaii State Department Of Education Report To The Legislature On Its Compliance With The Patsy Mink Equal Opportunity In Education Act And The Resolution Agreement Between The Hawaii State Department Of Education And The United S...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-25
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB2055EngrossAppropriates funds to the State Procurement Office for two full-time construction procurement specialists to support the State Procurement Office. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-24
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-25-18 2:30PM in conference room 429.
HIHB2077EngrossEstablishes the Public Employees Training Program within the Department of Human Resources Development to provide training programs to improve and enhance state employees' understanding of their job duties. Allocates one percent of collective bargain...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-25-18 9:30AM in conference room 329.
HIHB2598EngrossRequires the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to establish paid family leave for all workers by January 1, 2021. Requires reports to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2030. (SD2)
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-25-18 9:30AM in conference room 329.
HIHB2041EngrossAppropriates moneys for the Department of Agriculture to establish an aquaculture incubator at the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority and to support the planning and participation of the Hawaii aquaculture industry in the Aquaculture Ameri...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-23
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 827).
HIHCR113PassRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Study Ways To Encourage All Police And Fire Stations In The State To Have A Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician Available To Inspect Child Passenger Restraint Systems.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB1976EngrossAuthorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds and appropriates funds to finance capital improvements to the Waiahole Irrigation System. (SD1)
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-20
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Tuesday 04-24-18 10:31AM in conference room 224.
HIHCR20PassRequesting An Increased Honolulu Police Department Presence In Waianae, The North Shore Of Oahu, Chinatown And Downtown Honolulu Areas.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-20
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB2165EngrossEstablishes the University of Hawaii Promise Program to provide scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of qualified students enrolled at any campus of the University of Hawaii system or any community college campus. Appropriates funds to establ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-19
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 801).
HIHB2659EngrossEstablishes a temporary Kapolei jobs initiative tax credit that offers incentives to increase the number of businesses willing to establish themselves or open new locations in the Kapolei region. For taxable years beginning after 12/31/2018. Effectiv...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-19
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 801).
HIHB2747EngrossChanges the annual contribution and deduction amounts, aggregate contribution amount, and deadline for distributing the entire interest for individual housing accounts established after 12/31/2018; allows community development financial institutions ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 793).
HIHB2679EngrossRequires the City and County of Honolulu to transfer to the Department of Education all property upon which a public elementary or intermediate school is situated. Gives the Department of Education power to acquire and hold title to real, personal, o...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 793).
HIHB2099EngrossRequires the Department of Agriculture to conduct a feasibility study on the establishment of ag-tech zones within the City and County of Honolulu. Appropriates funds for conducting the feasibility study. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609).
HIHB2101EngrossMakes an appropriation to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for the operational expenses and staffing costs of the Hawaii Association of Conservation Districts. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609).
HIHB2745EngrossExpands the rental assistance program by increasing the minimum percentage of affordable units a rental housing project is required to maintain for eligible tenants from 20 percent to 30 percent. Decreases the qualifying maximum ceiling from 80 perce...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609).
HIHB2746EngrossAmends Act 127, Session Laws of Hawaii 2016, to clarify the duties of the Special Action Team on Affordable Rental Housing and add additional members to the Special Action Team for the purpose of addressing issues related to extremely low-income hous...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2018-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609).
Syndicate content
feedback