Hawaii Representative David Tarnas [D]

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HIHB1383PassProvides for the expungement of criminal records pertaining solely to the possession of three grams or less of marijuana. Decriminalizes the possession of three grams or less of marijuana and establishes that the possession is a violation punishable ...
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2019-07-12
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 273, 07/10/2019, (Gov. Msg. No. 1393).
HIHB314PassRequires a certificate issuer to redeem the remaining value of a gift certificate for cash if the gift certificate has a balance of less than $5. Takes effect 1/1/2020. (SD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 236, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1338).
HIHB336PassRequires the Director of Public Safety, in the event of the death of an inmate who is in a state or contracted correctional facility, or death of a correctional facility or community correctional center employee, to report to the Governor, who shall ...
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2019-07-09
Act 234, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1336).
HIHB333PassEstablishes the State Highway Enforcement Program. Establishes a parking violation surcharge to be imposed by courts in addition to other penalties and fines for parking violations on State highways. (HB333 CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 250, 07/05/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1352).
HIHB437PassAuthorizes crime victim compensation for mental health services for survivors in cases involving a death and for children who witness domestic violence. (SD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 237, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1339).
HIHB1163PassAuthorizes a financial institution that is a depository institution to conduct savings promotion or prizelinked savings contests in which its account holders are contestants. (HB1163 CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 253, 07/05/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1355).
HIHB1276VetoEstablishes a working group to consider and develop best practices for collaborative planning by teachers and expanded learning time for students in public schools. (HB1276 CD1)
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2019-07-09
Vetoed on 07-09-19 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1380).
HIHB1547PassAppropriates funds to the University of Hawaii for athletics. (HB1547 CD2)
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2019-07-09
Act 264, 07/08/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1366).
HIHB452PassAuthorizes the Public Utilities Commission to establish preferential electricity rates for agricultural activities that utilize protected agriculture to produce fruits or vegetables for distribution. (HB452 CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 203, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1305).
HIHB330PassAppropriates moneys for youth suicide early intervention, prevention, and education initiatives. (HB330 CD1)
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2019-07-05
Act 180, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1282).
HIHB483PassEffective 1/1/2020, incorporates federal law regarding social groups and youth services organizations, same-sex living facilities, and sex-restricted scholarships and other forms of financial assistance into Act 110, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018. Exte...
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2019-07-05
Act 177, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1279).
HIHB1272PassAuthorizes pharmacies to accept the return of any prescription drug for disposal via collection receptacles or mail-back programs; prohibits pharmacies from redispensing returned prescription drugs or accepting returned prescription drugs in exchange...
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2019-07-05
Act 183, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1285).
HIHB1552PassPart I: Establishes the Hawaii Correctional System Oversight Commission. Creates a position for an Oversight Coordinator for the Commission. Extends the sunset date of the Reentry Commission to 1/1/2020. Repeals the Reentry Commission and Corrections...
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2019-07-05
Act 179, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1281).
HIHB398PassAmends the composition of the Board of Regents of the University of Hawaii and reduces the number of board members from 15 members to 11 members. Specifies terms of holdover board members. (HB398 CD1)
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2019-07-03
Act 172, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1274).
HIHB551PassExtends various reporting deadlines and the sunset date of the cesspool conversion working group established pursuant to Act 132, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018. Extends the lapse date on appropriations for the comprehensive statewide study of sewage co...
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2019-07-03
Act 170, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1272).
HIHB843PassAppropriates funds for one Applied Technical Education position at Hawaii Community College. (HB843 CD2)
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2019-07-03
Act 168, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1270).
HIHB1273PassCreates the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Medicaid Waiver Administrative Claiming Special Fund to capture federal moneys resulting from DOH's participation in the SSA 1915(c) waiver program. Requires DOH and DHS to work with stakeholder...
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2019-07-03
Act 165, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1267).
HIHB1270PassExtends the hospital sustainability program for two years. Clarifies exemptions from the hospital sustainability fee and increases the allowable aggregate fees to be charged. Appropriates funds out of the hospital sustainability special fund for fisc...
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2019-07-03
Act 173, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1275).
HIHB1449PassExtends the nursing facility sustainability program to 2021. Allows the nursing facility sustainability fee to be used to enhance capitated rates for the purpose of paying quality incentives. Increases the nursing facility sustainability fee limit fr...
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2019-07-03
Act 163, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1265).
HIHB401PassRequires all public agencies to identify and evaluate vehicle fleet energy efficiency programs to be implemented using vehicle fleet performance contracts, whereby the agencies may contract for the provision of vehicles or associated capital investme...
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2019-07-01
Act 144, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1246).
HIHB556PassRequires the department of business, economic development, and tourism to adopt minimum appliance efficiency standards for certain products sold or installed in the State that are substantially equivalent to existing appliance efficiency standards es...
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2019-07-01
Act 141, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1243).
HIHB1165PassRequires a license or state identification card to include a person's full legal name, date of birth, gender designation, residence address, and license number. Specifies gender designation options of F, M, or X. Effective 7/1/2020. (SD2)
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2019-07-01
Act 148, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1250).
HIHB1548PassAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to study and combat rapid ohia death. (HB1548 CD1)
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2019-07-01
Act 147, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1249).
HIHB471PassEstablishes quorum requirements for the Policy Advisory Board for Elder Affairs. (HB471 CD1)
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2019-06-28
Act 125, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1227).
HIHB465PassMakes an appropriation to the department of health to provide funding for the kupuna care program. (SD2)
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2019-06-28
Act 123, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1225).
HIHB1453PassAuthorizes the DOH to establish fees for ground transportation to medical facilities and for provision of emergency medical services that do not include transport. Authorizes transportation by ambulance to medical facilities other than hospital emerg...
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2019-06-28
Act 140, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1242).
HIHB468PassAppropriates funds for the healthy aging partnership program to further the program's role in improving the health and well-being of Hawaii's kupuna. (SD2)
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2019-06-28
Act 124, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1226).
HIHB297PassDirects DOA to review the Aedes aegypti mosquito with Wolbachia bacteria, including Aedes aegypti mosquitoes originating from Hawaii stock that could be imported for landscape scale mosquito control, and render a determination to place it on the appr...
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2019-06-25
Act 106, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1208).
HIHB903PassRequires the Judiciary to establish a financial hardship task force. (HB903 CD1)
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2019-06-25
Act 112, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1214).
HIHB1070PassProvides that a public school shall not be required by the Department of Education to expend its own school funds to maintain any geographically disadvantageous land on or adjacent to its property. Appropriates funds for teacher stipends for the Grow...
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2019-06-25
Act 116, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1218).
HIHB1417PassRequires the Department of Human Services to use an integrated and multigenerational approach to delivering human services to reduce the incidence of intergenerational poverty and dependence on public benefits. (HB1417 CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 082, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1183).
HIHCR168PassUrging The Convening Of A Task Force To Evaluate And Identify Potential Sources And Means Of Funding Available To Provide Support For And Help Maintain The Hawaii Wildlife Center Facility And Hawaii's Endangered Wildlife.
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2019-05-02
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR193PassRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Follow-up Study To Its 2015 Study Of Departmental Engineering Sections That Manage Capital Improvement Projects.
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2019-05-02
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR56PassRequesting The Department Of Education To Establish Training Programs To Empower Parents, Teachers, Students, And Administrators On How To Prevent, Identify, Report, And Mitigate All Forms Of Child Abuse That May Take Place.
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2019-04-30
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR220PassRequesting The Attorney General To Convene An Autonomous Vehicle Legal Preparation Task Force.
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2019-04-30
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR216PassSupporting The Development Of College Esports At The University Of Hawaii.
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2019-04-30
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB613EngrossEstablishes the state youthBuild Program to assist non-profit and public entities in applying and qualifying for federal YouthBuild Program grants. Authorizes the department of labor and industrial relations to award grants eligible non-profit or pub...
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2019-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-19 at 2:00PM in Conference Room 423.
HIHB1146EngrossRequires procurement officers to complete past performance evaluations of contractors. Requires past performance to be considered in all sole source procurement and any competitive contracts that exceeds the small purchase threshold. Establishes an i...
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2019-04-25
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-26-19 1:00PM in conference room 325.
HIHB316EngrossRequires, as a prerequisite for a vehicle to be deemed derelict, that the removal of a part must render the vehicle inoperable. Includes vehicles valued at less than $1,000 in the list of derelict vehicles that may be removed by a county or Hawaii Pu...
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2019-04-24
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-19 3:15PM in conference room 325.
HIHB615EngrossRequires the Board of Education to invite the exclusive representative for Bargaining Unit (5) (teachers and other personnel of the Department of Education) to appoint a nonvoting public school teacher representative to the Board. Effective 7/1/2050....
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2019-04-24
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 958).
HIHB558EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for employing lifeguards and purchasing life-saving equipment at Kua Bay in Kekaha Kai State Park on the island of Hawaii. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 10:30AM in conference room 312.
HIHB1343EngrossProvides grandparents with 1 week of family leave to care for a grandchild with a serious health condition. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2019-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 10:00AM in conference room 423.
HIHB486EngrossPermits persons convicted of certain prostitution offenses to file a motion to vacate the conviction if the defendant is not convicted of another offense under the Penal Code within three years of the prostitution offense. (SD1)
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2019-04-24
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-19 3:15PM in conference room 325.
HIHB295EngrossAmends the definition of domestic abuse under Hawaii's insurance laws and domestic abuse protective order statutes to include emotional abuse between family or household members. Defines emotional abuse. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-04-23
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 953).
HIHB1193EngrossAmends the income tax credit for expenses for household and dependent care services necessary for gainful employment by changing the taxpayer's applicable percentage of employment-related expenses that constitutes the tax credit and cap amount. Effec...
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2019-04-23
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 953).
HIHB765EngrossRequires incorporation of sea level rise projections in all new plans and updates to existing state plans generated under the Hawaii State Planning Act and the plans of the Public Utilities Commission. Appropriates funds for the facilitation of stake...
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2019-04-22
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 948).
HIHB838EngrossExempts an eleemosynary organization that meets certain conditions and intends to engage in a public works project or operation involving the installation or maintenance of a mooring system for vessels under one hundred gross tons from licensure and ...
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2019-04-22
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 948).
HIHB1274EngrossEstablishes a collective bargaining unit for graduate student assistants employed by the University of Hawaii. Effective 1/1/2051. (SD1)
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2019-04-22
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 948).
HIHB1416EngrossEstablishes a Suicide Prevention Commission to develop a strategic plan to reduce suicides within Hawaii's correctional system. Appropriates moneys to the Department of Health to develop a centralized assessment and treatment program. (SD1)
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2019-04-22
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 948).
HIHCR36PassUrging The Governor's Coordinator On Homelessness And The City And County Of Honolulu To Come Together And Prioritize Their Homelessness Efforts In The Area Surrounding The Hawaii Children's Discovery Center By Convening A Task Force.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
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