Hawaii Representative Chris Lee [D]

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HIHB1602PassRequires the inclusion of a label warning of the risks of addiction and death on the packaging of any opioid drug dispensed by a health care professional or pharmacist. (HB1602 CD1)
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2018-07-11
Act 151, 07/09/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1260).
HIHB2025PassAuthorizes the Department of Education to issue grants to establish a composting grant pilot project in Department of Education schools. Authorizes a composting grant pilot project working group. Requires report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds...
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2018-07-11
Act 207, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1316).
HIHB2110PassDirects the Public Utilities Commission to establish a microgrid services tariff to encourage and facilitate the development and use of energy resilient microgrids. Takes effect on 7/1/2018. (SD2)
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2018-07-11
Act 200, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1309).
HIHB2271PassUpdates and standardizes the terminology used to refer to behavior analysts and applied behavior analysis. Clarifies the licensing exemptions for certain individuals who provide behavior analysis services. Requires the Department of Education to crea...
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2018-07-11
Act 205, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1314).
HIHB2507PassMakes housekeeping amendments to remove preschools from the Superintendent's scope of authority and to clarify that the Executive Office on Early Learning Director may authorize preschool personnel access to a student's immunization registry informat...
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2018-07-11
Act 175, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1284).
HIHB2684PassAppropriates funds for the Public Utilities Commission to hire two full-time enforcement personnel. (HB2684 CD1)
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2018-07-11
Act 201, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1310).
HIHB2694PassRequires the Department of Health to furnish, free of charge, certified copies of birth certificates for any individual who is homeless, provided the individual's homeless status is corroborated by a verification letter issued by a homeless service p...
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2018-07-11
Act 174, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1283).
HIHB1802PassAmends the cesspool upgrade, conversion, or connection income tax credit pilot program by repealing the provision that restricts DOH from certifying more than two residential large capacity cesspools as qualified cesspools. (HB1802 CD1)
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2018-07-10
Act 133, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1234).
HIHB2043PassAuthorizes counties to inspect sewer laterals located on private property under certain conditions. Authorizes counties to compel property owners to inspect sewer laterals under certain conditions and to make repairs as necessary. (SD1)
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2018-07-10
Act 130, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1231).
HIHB2169PassAppropriates moneys for youth suicide early intervention, prevention, and education initiatives in Maui county. (HB2169 CD1)
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2018-07-10
Act 129, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1230).
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)
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2018-07-10
Act 131, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1232).
HIHB2204PassRequires the Department of Human Services to reestablish the Exit and Retention Bonus Program to encourage welfare recipients to transition back into the workforce. Appropriates funds. (HB2204 CD1)
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2018-07-10
Act 128, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1229).
HIHB2594PassAppropriates funds for the Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission to restore, preserve, and determine the appropriate uses of Kahoolawe island, and to fund one full-time equivalent permanent cultural resource project coordinator position for the Kahoola...
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2018-07-10
Act 140, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1241).
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 ...
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2018-07-10
Act 116, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1217).
HIHB1577PassRequires the Department of Agriculture to establish a 3-year compost reimbursement pilot program to provide reimbursements to farmers and ranchers when purchasing compost from a certified processor, dealer, retailer, or wholesaler licensed to do busi...
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2018-07-05
Act 089, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1190).
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)
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2018-07-05
Act 073, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1174).
HIHB2414PassRequires the county liquor commissions to reduce submission requirements for the issuance of temporary licenses for the sale of liquor for a period not to exceed one day for fundraising events by nonprofit organizations. Permits nonprofit organizatio...
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2018-07-05
Act 092, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1193).
HIHB2410PassPermits brewpub and small craft producer pub licensees to allow minors, who are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian of legal drinking age, on the licensee's premises. (SD1)
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2018-07-05
Act 093, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1194).
HIHB2607PassRequires the Department of Education to develop and implement a statewide computer science curricula plan for public school students in K-12 that may include design thinking as part of the curricula and ensure each public high school offers at least ...
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2018-06-22
Act 051, 06/21/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1151).
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...
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2018-06-21
Act 048, 06/20/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1148).
HIHB635PassAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist the Board of Water Supply in upgrading Nuuanu reservoir #4 to meet state dam safety standards, as a component of the Nuuanu hydroelectricity project. (HB635 CD1)
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2018-06-13
Act 036, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1136).
HIHB634PassAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist the Board of Water Supply in upgrading Nuuanu reservoir #1 to meet state dam safety standards, as a component of the Nuuanu hydroelectricity project. (HB634 CD1)
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2018-06-13
Act 035, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1135).
HIHB2108PassExtends the authorization to issue special purpose revenue bonds to assist Kaiuli Energy, LLC, with the financing of the planning, design, and construction of a seawater air conditioning district cooling facility and chilled water distribution system...
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2018-06-13
Act 037, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1137).
HIHB2106PassRequires the Environmental Council to adopt and maintain rules requiring all environmental assessments and environmental impact statements prepared pursuant to chapter 343, HRS, to include consideration of sea level rise based upon the best available...
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2018-06-05
Act 017, 06/04/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1117).
HIHB2182PassRenames the Carbon Farming Task Force established by Act 33, Session Laws of Hawaii 2017, as the Greenhouse Gas Sequestration Task Force and makes the task force and Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Initiative permanent. Aligns the Sta...
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2018-06-05
Act 015, 06/04/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1115).
HIHB2501PassEstablishes the University of Hawaii Community College Promise Program to provide scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of qualified students enrolled at any community college campus of the University of Hawaii system. Appropriates funds to es...
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2018-06-05
Act 014, 06/01/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1114).
HIHB2114PassProvides that negotiations over the implementation of management decisions affecting the terms and conditions of employment that are subject to collective bargaining are not precluded from collective bargaining negotiations. Specifies that negotiatio...
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2018-05-01
Act 010, 05/01/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1110).
HIHB2247EngrossClarifies that certain disclosure requirements for campaign advertisements apply to advertisements communicated by electronic or digital means. (HB2247 CD1)
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2018-05-01
Recommitted to Conference committee as amended in CD 1 with none voting no and none excused.
HIHCR130PassUrging State Agencies To Evaluate, Collaborate, And Implement Best Management Practices, Technologies, And Regulations To Address Vessel Biofouling In Hawaii Harbors.
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2018-05-01
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR123PassRequesting A Study Of Potential Projects That Would Reduce Energy Costs For All State Departments And Agencies.
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2018-05-01
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB1570EngrossRequires lessors of rental motor vehicles to include an option for the lessee in the motor vehicle rental agreement to contribute a sum to DLNR for the preservation and protection of the environment, commencing on January 1, 2020. (HB1570 HD1)
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2018-04-27
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 689).
HIHB1830EngrossAllows the deposit of moneys appropriated by the Legislature into the University of Hawaii Green Special Fund. Requires notice to the Legislature for any expenditure from the fund. Effective 1/1/2100. (SD2)
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2018-04-27
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 5:01PM in Conference Room 225.
HIHB2019EngrossEstablishes a 3-year homeless employment grant program that provides homeless individuals with work opportunities and connects them with service providers to begin 7/1/2020. Requires the Department of Human Services to submit a report to the Legislat...
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2018-04-27
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 2:00pm in Conference Room 325.
HIHB2072EngrossProhibits certain restraints and tethers that endanger, or deny sustenance, to a dog. Authorizes the court to assess fines, order performance of community service, require mental health counseling, or order attendance at educational classes concernin...
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2018-04-27
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 5:30 PM in Conference Room 224.
HIHB1984EngrossRequires the commission on water resource management to conduct an update of the statewide framework for updating the Hawaii water plan to provide additional guidance for updating the Hawaii water plan. Makes an appropriation. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD...
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2018-04-27
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 687).
HIHB2014EngrossRequires the Governor to identify available state land for the establishment of a homelessness village. Establishes the Puuhonua Homeless Villages program. Requires the Department of Human Services, in conjunction with the Governor, to hold a public ...
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2018-04-27
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 2:00pm in Conference Room 325.
HIHB1974EngrossTransfers funds from the natural area reserve fund to the firefighter's contingency fund, to be expended for the sole purpose of upgrading firefighting equipment to be used jointly by the State and counties. Establishes the marine debris special fund...
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2018-04-27
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 687).
HIHB1987EngrossRequires the commission on water resource management to contract with the United States Geological Survey to conduct a five-year study on streamflow in the State and submit progress reports to the legislature prior to the convening of each regular se...
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2018-04-27
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 687).
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...
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2018-04-27
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 687).
HIHB2118EngrossAllows a condominium board to borrow money for the installation of equipment or improvements to the common elements for the health and safety of residents and unit owners in the event of a government mandate without the consent of owners where at lea...
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2018-04-27
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 691).
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)
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2018-04-27
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 4:00pm in Conference Room 325.
HIHCR30PassUrging The Department Of Transportation To Include The "dutch Reach" Or Far Hand Method In Driver's Education Curricula.
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2018-04-27
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR34PassUrging The Division Of State Parks Of The Department Of Land And Natural Resources To Assess Potentially Hazardous Ocean Conditions At Beach Parks And Ensure That Safety Concerns Are Addressed Prior To Undertaking Access Improvements That Will Increa...
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2018-04-27
Resolution adopted in final form.
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...
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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...
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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...
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2018-04-26
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 679).
HIHB2162EngrossClarifies that funds for bonuses required by statute or collective bargaining shall not be paid out of a charter school's facilities funding or per-pupil funds. Beginning with fiscal year 2018-2019, requires that such bonuses be separate line items i...
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2018-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 1:00PM in conference room 312.
HIHB2105EngrossAppropriates moneys to the Department of Agriculture to support local food production projects in the State. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2018-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-27-18 10:05AM in conference room 224.
HIHB2249EngrossEstablishes the 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 th...
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2018-04-26
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Friday, 04-27-18 9:30AM in conference room 225.
HIHB2411EngrossClarifies the definition of growler. Permits a class 18 small craft producer pub licensee to manufacture not more than one hundred twenty-five thousand barrels of malt beverages on the licensee's premises during the license year. Clarifies that a cla...
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2018-04-26
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 682).
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