Hawaii Representative Justin Woodson [D]

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HIHB1802EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
HIHB1916EnrollRequires 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...
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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
HIHB2161EnrollChanges 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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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
HIHB2169EnrollAppropriates moneys for youth suicide early intervention, prevention, and education initiatives in Maui county. (HB2169 CD1)
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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
HIHB2271EnrollUpdates 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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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
HIHB2259EnrollRequires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to allow applications for marine event permits up to one year in advance and authorizes the Department to adopt rules to mitigate hazards posed by vessels, thrill craft, drones, and other means us...
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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
HIHB2607EnrollRequires 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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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
HIHB2601EnrollIncreases the rental motor vehicle surcharge from $3 to $5 for lessees without a valid Hawaii driver's license from the rental motor vehicle surcharge. Requires that the revenues from the increase in motor vehicle surcharge tax be expended for state ...
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2018-05-03
Transmitted to Governor.
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).
HIHB2414EnrollRequires 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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2018-04-30
Transmitted to Governor.
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).
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.
HIHB2419EngrossRequires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to create a strategic plan for maintenance dredging of important port and harbor locations and report the plan to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2018-04-27
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 687).
HIHB2602EngrossProvides three categories and twelve factors for the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to apply to determine independent contractor status. Takes effect on 1/1/3000. (SD1)
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2018-04-27
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 691).
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.
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.
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...
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2018-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-27-18 2:40PM in conference room 423.
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)
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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...
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2018-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 1:00PM in conference room 312.
HIHB2656EngrossEstablishes a small craft beer producer income tax credit. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2112. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2018. (SD2)
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2018-04-26
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 682).
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)
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2018-04-25
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-26-18 10:30AM in conference room 325.
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...
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2018-04-25
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-26-18 11:30AM in conference room 423.
HIHCR94PassRequesting The Development Of A State Information Technology Strategic Plan To Include Data Goals And Objectives.
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2018-04-25
Resolution adopted in final form.
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...
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2018-04-25
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB424EngrossReinstates the President of the University of Hawaii as the chief procurement officer for contracts for construction and construction related professional services furnished by licensees under Chapter 464, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Requires the Univer...
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2018-04-24
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 831).
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)
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2018-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-25-18 9:30AM in conference room 329.
HIHB2176EngrossAppropriates funds for existing alternative learning centers or alternative learning schools, a new alternative learning school within the Nanakuli-Waianae school complex area, the planning and designing of alternative learning schools in each of the...
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2018-04-23
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 827).
HIHCR108PassUrging The State To Address The Lack Of Language Support In Services, Programs, And Activities Offered By State Government For Persons With Limited English Proficiency.
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2018-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB207EngrossIncreases estate taxes for Hawaii net taxable estates valued at over $10,000,000. Raises the conveyance tax rates for single-family residential investment properties with a value of at least $2,000,000. (SD1)
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2018-04-20
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 804).
HIHB2507EnrollMakes 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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2018-04-20
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHCR20PassRequesting An Increased Honolulu Police Department Presence In Waianae, The North Shore Of Oahu, Chinatown And Downtown Honolulu Areas.
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2018-04-20
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR96PassUrging The Department Of Transportation To Engage In Public Education And Outreach To Reduce Littering, Promote And Encourage Participation In The Adopt-a-highway Program To Keep Roads Litter-free, And Work With The Counties To Expand The Adopt-a-hig...
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2018-04-20
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB1941EngrossEstablishes one full-time equivalent (1.00 FTE) world languages institutional support position within the Department of Education. Appropriates moneys for the position. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2018-04-19
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 801).
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...
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2018-04-19
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 801).
HIHCR166PassSupporting The Finalization And Execution Of The University Of Hawaii's Transfer Of The Operation And Lands Of Waialee Livestock Experiment Station To The Agribusiness Development Corporation.
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2018-04-19
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB2238EngrossEstablishes the Safe Keiki Grant program to award funds to qualified DOE schools to purchase supplies for students to remain at school shelters for 48 hours in the event of an emergency. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2018-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 793).
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 ...
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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...
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2018-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 793).
HIHCR109PassUrging The President Of The United States And The United States Congress To Grant Full Veterans Benefits To Filipino Veterans Who Fought In World War Ii But Were Subsequently Denied The Benefits To Which They Were Entitled.
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2018-04-18
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB2073EngrossEstablishes the Kanoelehua industrial area and Banyan drive region as a redevelopment district until June 30, 2028. Authorizes a local redevelopment agency to contract with a developer for construction of non-residential uses on public land within th...
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2018-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 787).
HIHB2174EngrossEstablishes the high-growth grant program and special fund to provide grants to qualified businesses for certain business development activities. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2018-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609).
HIHB2117EngrossLimits the number of standardized tests students take in a school year. Requires the Board of Education to conduct a statewide survey of school administrators and teachers to determine the time spent on preparing for standardized tests and the impact...
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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...
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2018-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609).
HIHB2703EngrossAllocates a portion of the conveyance tax revenues to the rental assistance revolving fund to be used to subsidize rents for persons who meet certain income requirements. Increases the income tax credit for low-income household renters to an unspecif...
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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...
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2018-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609).
HIHR91IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Supply Each Public Kindergarten And Elementary School Student In The State With Meals, Ready-to-eat, For Consumption When Natural Disasters Or Other Emergency Incidents Occur.
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2018-04-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR131EngrossUrging The International Olympic Committee, International Paralympic Committee, United States Olympic Committee, And The Tokyo Organising Committee Of The Olympic And Paralympic Games To Encourage Olympic And Paralympic Athletes To Train In Hawaii Fo...
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2018-04-10
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Technology Committee
HIHR169PassRequesting 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...
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2018-04-05
Resolution adopted in final form.
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