Hawaii Senator Gil Keith-agaran [D]

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HISB208PassAdopts the National Conference of Insurance Legislators' Model Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Act, which requires life insurers to conduct database searches using the federal Social Security Administration's death master file or similar database t...
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2018-07-11
Act 202, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1311).
HISB2046PassProhibits manufacture, importation, sale, transfer, and possession of bump fire stocks, multiburst trigger activators, and trigger cranks. (SB2046 HD1)
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2018-07-11
Act 157, 07/09/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1266).
HISB2051PassPermits individual department of education schools and career pathways, academies, or programs operated within a department of education school, to engage in commercial enterprises, including the sale of goods produced by or for an individual school,...
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2018-07-11
Act 169, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1278).
HISB2099PassChanges driver's licensing requirement for operation of autocycles. (SB2099 HD1)
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2018-07-11
Act 191, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1300).
HISB2244PassRequires health care providers in the workers' compensation system who are authorized to prescribe opioids to adopt and maintain policies for informed consent to opioid therapy in circumstances that carry elevated risk of dependency. Establishes limi...
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2018-07-11
Act 155, 07/09/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1264).
HISB2201PassRenames the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Board of Dental Examiners, Board of Examiners in Optometry, and Board of Veterinary Examiners with names that more accurately reflect their scope and duties. (SB2201 HD2)
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2018-07-11
Act 203, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1312).
HISB2247PassAuthorizes pharmacists to prescribe, dispense, and provide related education on opioid antagonists to individuals at risk of opioid overdose and to family members and caregivers of individuals at risk of opioid overdose without the need for a written...
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2018-07-11
Act 154, 07/09/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1263).
HISB2258PassClarifies that the licensing requirements for hearing aid dealers and fitters shall not apply to audiologists licensed pursuant to chapter 468E, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Clarifies that to be eligible for licensure as an audiologist, a person shall no...
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2018-07-11
Act 173, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1282).
HISB2488PassEstablishes the Medical Cannabis Insurance Reimbursement Working Group to address the complexities surrounding the topic of making medical cannabis reimbursable by health insurance. (CD1)
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2018-07-11
Act 161, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1270).
HISB2647PassAmends the practicum experience requirements for qualification for licensure as a mental health counselor. (SB2647 HD3)
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2018-07-11
Act 185, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1294).
HISB2490PassSpecifies certain recall reimbursement or repair requirements for manufacturers where a stop-sale order has been issued. Authorizes a license holder to engage in business at motor vehicle dealer locations that are affiliated by common ownership under...
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2018-07-11
Act 163, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1272).
HISB2646PassRequires prescribers of certain controlled substances to consult the State's Electronic Prescription Accountability System before issuing a prescription for the controlled substance, under certain circumstances. Provides that a violation by a prescri...
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2018-07-11
Act 153, 07/09/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1262).
HISB2868PassImposes registration requirements and the transient accommodations tax on transient accommodations brokers, travel agencies, and tour packagers that enter into arrangements to furnish transient accommodations at noncommissioned negotiated contract ra...
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2018-07-11
Act 211, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1320).
HISB508PassAmends the taxes withheld on the amount realized by nonresidents from the disposition of Hawaii real property from 5% to 7.25%. Applies to real estate dispositions that occur on or after 9/15/2018. (CD1)
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2018-07-10
Act 122, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1223).
HISB2293PassRequires the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to institute proceedings to condemn the ground lease for the Front Street Apartments affordable housing project. Appropriates general funds for the appraisal and other preparations for t...
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2018-07-10
Act 150, on 07/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1251).
HISB2487PassAmends the definition of "quality assurance committee" to include committees established by long-term care facilities, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, home care agencies, hospices, and authorized state agencies. Allows for the...
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2018-07-10
Act 136, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1237).
HISB2909PassRequires the Legislative Reference Bureau to conduct a study that examines consolidating the law enforcement activities and responsibilities of various state divisions and agencies under a single, centralized state enforcement division or agency. (CD...
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2018-07-10
Act 124, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1225).
HISB3077PassExpands the renewable fuel tax credit cap by lowering the production threshold and expanding the types of renewable fuel eligible for the credit. Applies to taxable years after 12/31/2017. (CD1)
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2018-07-10
Act 143, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1244).
HISB2990PassRequires the legislative reference bureau to conduct a sunrise analysis of the impacts of and best framework for the establishment of paid family leave. Requires a report and proposed legislation be submitted to the legislature by 9/1/2019. Appropria...
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2018-07-06
Act 109, 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1210).
HISB2074PassExtends through the 2021 taxable year the time in which the Department of Agriculture may certify important agricultural lands qualified agricultural cost tax credits. (CD1)
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2018-07-05
Act 087, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1188).
HISB2613PassAuthorizes the county liquor commissions to issue new class 2 restaurant licenses before restaurants commence operation. Clarifies that class 2 restaurant licenses are transferrable. Requires an applicant for a new class 2 restaurant license or a tra...
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2018-07-05
Act 090, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1191).
HISB2612PassAllows social clubs granted federal tax-exempt status to sell wine from the social club's inventory to club members for off-premises consumption. Waives certain requirements for the issuance of class 10 special licenses. Enables class 10 special lice...
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2018-07-05
Act 091, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1192).
HISB2619PassReplaces criminal penalties for certain airport offenses addressed in the State's aeronautics laws or in certain administrative rules or orders issued pursuant thereto with fines. (CD1)
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2018-07-05
Act 064, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1165).
HISB2691PassAllows boards, under Hawaii' Sunshine Law, to provide a copy of the public notice of a meeting to the Office of the Lieutenant Governor or appropriate county clerk's office via electronic mail. (CD1)
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2018-06-29
Act 063, 06/28/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1164).
HISB2653PassEstablishes requirements for licensure by endorsement for physicians, surgeons, and osteopathic physicians beginning on 12/31/2018. Appropriates moneys. (CD1)
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2018-06-14
Act 044, 06/13/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1144).
HISB2945PassEliminates the requirement that the applicant for a liquor license or renewal of a license, or in the case of transfer of a liquor license, both the transferor and the transferee, produce either a tax clearance certificate from the Internal Revenue S...
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2018-06-13
Act 025, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1125).
HISB2996EngrossAuthorizes establishment of the Hawaii Airports Corporation within the Department of Transportation for administrative purposes. Sets out appointment of members to the board of directors and powers and duties of the Hawaii Airports Corporation. Trans...
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2018-05-01
Received notice of change in conferees (Hse. Com. No. 699).
HISB2100EngrossReplaces the current renewable energy technology systems tax credit with tax credits for solar or wind energy systems and energy storage systems. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2018. (SB2100 HD2)
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2018-04-27
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 5:01PM in Conference Room 225.
HISB2661EngrossCodifies sustainable development goals based on all seventeen of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and Indicators. (SB2661 HD1)
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2018-04-27
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 687).
HISCR11PassUrging The Department Of Education, Department Of Health, Department Of Human Services, And Judiciary To Permanently Establish And Participate In The Hawaii Interagency State Youth Network Of Care (hisync) To Better Serve Youth And Families With Comp...
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2018-04-27
Received notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Adopted (Sen. Com. No. 847).
HISB2910EngrossCreates a $50,000,000 revolving line of credit sub-fund under the umbrella of the Green Energy Market Securitization Loan Fund for any state agency or department to finance energy efficiency measures. Establishes the Grid Resiliency Loan Program and ...
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2018-04-27
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 5:00PM in Conference Room 225.
HISB2911EngrossMakes an appropriation for the Department of Land and Natural Resources to conduct a phase I environmental site assessment and, if necessary, a phase II environmental site assessment and suitable environmental remediation at the former Lalamilo reser...
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2018-04-27
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 4:31PM in conference room 224.
HISB2928EngrossEstablishes and appropriates funds for a Farm to School Grant Pilot Program within the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to provide grants to schools, early care and education centers, nonprofits, soil and water conservation districts, and food produc...
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2018-04-27
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 689).
HISCR64PassRequesting Federal Funding To Provide School Resource Officers In Every Middle Or Intermediate School And High School In The State That Requests School Resource Officers.
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2018-04-27
Received notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Adopted (Sen. Com. No. 847).
HISCR83PassRequesting The Auditor To Assess Both The Social And Financial Effects Of Proposed Mandated Health Insurance Coverage That Requires Insurers, Hospital And Medical Services Plans, And Health Maintenance Organizations To Provide Coverage For Medical Pr...
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2018-04-27
Received notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Adopted (Sen. Com. No. 847).
HISCR149PassRequesting The Executive Office On Aging And The University Of Hawaii Center On Aging To Convene A Working Group To Review In-home Care Services And Make Recommendations To Improve The Quality Of Care And Urging The Department Of Health To Adopt Admi...
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2018-04-27
Received notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Adopted (Sen. Com. No. 847).
HISB2075EngrossAppropriates moneys for three positions and operating expenses of the Sustainable and Organic Agriculture Program administered by the UH College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources. (SB2075 HD1)
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2018-04-26
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 681).
HISB2424EngrossAuthorizes the construction and use of micro housing units on Hawaiian home lands approved by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, and leased to native Hawaiian beneficiaries who meet the minimum Hawaiian blood quantum requirement, notwithstanding ...
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2018-04-26
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 682).
HISB2585EngrossEstablishes a collective bargaining unit for graduate student assistants employed by the University of Hawaii. (SB2585 HD1)
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2018-04-26
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 681).
HISB3030EngrossEstablishes a Farmer Apprentice Mentoring Program to teach and train farmers to utilize a whole farm system approach to agriculture. Makes an appropriation to the Department of Agriculture for the Farmer Apprentice Mentoring Program. (SB3030 HD1)
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2018-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 10:00AM in conference room 224.
HISB3104EngrossEstablishes requirements for pharmacy benefit managers and maximum allowable cost, including the ability of pharmacies to receive comprehensive maximum allowable cost lists and bring complaints within the purview of the Department of Commerce and Con...
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2018-04-26
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 681).
HISB2905EngrossEstablishes an income tax credit for employers who create on-site early childhood facilities. Establishes and appropriates funds for one On-site Early Childhood Facility Coordinator position. (SB2905 HD1)
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2018-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-18 2:15PM in conference room 312.
HISB2257EngrossRequires that revenue estimates provided by the Department of Taxation to the Legislature or to any executive or administrative office with respect to proposed legislation be accompanied by a description of the methodology used and assumptions made i...
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2018-04-24
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-25-18 2:15PM in conference room 309.
HISB2906EngrossEstablishes the position of the Governor's Coordinator on Homelessness in statute. Attaches the Governor's Coordinator on Homelessness to the Department of Human Services for administrative purposes, but requires the position to report to the Governo...
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2018-04-24
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Wednesday, 04-25-18 9:30AM in conference room 329.
HISCR22PassRequesting The Establishment Of A Working Group To Identify Barriers To Improving The State's Hiring Processes.
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2018-04-24
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR27PassRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Sunrise Review Of The Licensure And Regulation Of Home Inspectors.
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2018-04-24
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR48PassRequesting The Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands To Provide Multi-family, High-density Development In Transient-oriented Development Zones And Tiny Homes For Native Hawaiians.
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2018-04-24
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR79PassAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement And Issuance Of Immediate Right Of Entry Covering A Portion Of State Land At Kaanapali, Lahaina, Maui, For Beach Walk, Trench Drain, Sign, And Public Beach Shower Purposes.
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2018-04-24
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR80PassAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Spreckelsville, Wailuku, Maui, For The Existing Seawall And Boulder Revetment And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of The Existing Improvements ...
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2018-04-24
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR142PassRequesting The Department Of Health To Convene A Working Group To Examine Palliative Care Services And Develop Recommendations To Expand Palliative Care Services In Hawaii.
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2018-04-24
Received notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Adoption (Sen. Com. No. 830).
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