Hawaii Senator Kalani English [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).
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).
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).
HISB48VetoMerges the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation into the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation and renames the resulting entity as the Hawaii Innovation, Technology, and Research Corporation. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
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2018-07-10
Vetoed on 07-10-18 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1253).
HISB203PassAmends the membership of the State Council on Mental Health, defines quorum for the Council, and specifies number of votes required to constitute valid acts of the Council. Designates the State Council on Mental Health within the department of health...
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2018-07-10
Act 137, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1238).
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).
HISB2693PassMakes an appropriation to the temporary commission on the thirteenth Festival of Pacific Arts to plan for the Festival of Pacific Arts to be held in Honolulu from 6/11 - 6/27/2020. Effective 7/1/2018. (CD1)
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2018-07-10
Act 142, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1243).
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).
HISB3000PassEstablishes the research and development program in the Hawaii technology development corporation to help Hawaii-based small businesses optimize research and development performed in Hawaii. Establishes the research and development special fund. Appr...
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2018-07-10
Act 141, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1242).
HISB2346PassEstablishes the Address Confidentiality Program in the Department of the Attorney General to help survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault, and stalking to relocate and keep the location of their physical address confidential. (CD1)
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2018-07-06
Act 115, 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1216).
HISB2351PassProhibits prospective employers from requesting or considering a job applicant's wage or salary history as part of an employment application process or compensation offer. Prohibits enforced wage secrecy and retaliation or discrimination against empl...
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2018-07-06
Act 108, 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1209).
HISB2340PassEnsures certain benefits under the federal Affordable Care Act are preserved under Hawaii law, including: extending dependent coverage for adult children up to 26 years of age; prohibiting health insurance entities from imposing a preexisting conditi...
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2018-07-06
Act 111, 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1212).
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).
HISB2297PassExtends the sunset date of Act 65, Session Laws of Hawaii 2013, which provides a limited exemption to the licensing requirements for certain individuals in situations when an electric utility must retain qualified individuals to work with high voltag...
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2018-06-29
Act 060, 06/27/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161).
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).
HISB2298PassAllows advanced practice registered nurses, pharmacists, and physicians to receive income tax credits for acting as preceptors in volunteer-based supervised clinical training rotations provided to eligible students that enable the students to obtain ...
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2018-06-14
Act 043, 06/13/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1143).
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).
HISR145IntroReturning All Bills, Concurrent Resolutions, And Resolutions To The Clerk's Desk.
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2018-05-03
Adopted.
HISR144IntroRegarding Completion Of The Work Of The Twenty-ninth Legislature, Regular Session Of 2018, Subsequent To The Adjournment Thereof.
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2018-05-03
Adopted.
HISR146IntroInforming The House And Governor That The Senate Is Ready To Adjourn Sine Die.
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2018-05-03
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 05-03-18.
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).
HISB2333EngrossRequires the Legislative Reference Bureau to conduct a study on the feasibility of implementing the Hawaii Retirement Savings Program and to submit to the Legislature a report detailing its findings and proposals. If the results of the study are posi...
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2018-04-27
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 688).
HISB2364EngrossRequires employers to pay for all medical services required for the employee for the compensable injury and the process of recovery, even when claims are disputed. Establishes negotiation, notice, and review procedures for disputed claims. Imposes fi...
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2018-04-27
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 3:00 pm in conference room 329.
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).
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.
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).
HISB3001EngrossAuthorizes the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation to provide grants to certain business conducting research and development of alternative energy projects. Appropriates funds. (SB3001 HD1)
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2018-04-27
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 2:01 pm in conference room 225.
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).
HISCR81PassRequesting The Establishment Of A Working Group To Examine How The Department Of Education Can Maximize Medicaid Reimbursement For Support Services Offered To Eligible Students During School Hours.
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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).
HISB2654EngrossProhibits the shipment of tobacco products, and the transport of tobacco products ordered or purchased through a remote sale, to anyone other than a licensee. Makes all provisions of the cigarette tax and tobacco tax law that relate to tobacco produc...
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2018-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 9:00AM in conference room 229.
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.
HISB2363EngrossRequires the Department of Human Resources Development to establish a working group to establish and implement a supervisory and professional job shadowing pilot project in which candidates for promotion to supervisory or professional positions recei...
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2018-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-25-18 9:30AM in conference room 329.
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.
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.
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.
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).
HISR48IntroUrging The Hawaii Chapter Of The American Judicature Society And The Hawaii State Bar Association To Analyze And Assess The Role Of The Judiciary Within The Constitutional Framework Of Government In The State Of Hawaii.
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2018-04-23
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Taniguchi, K. Rhoads, L. Thielen; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Kim.
HISCR25EngrossRequesting The Department Of Education To Report To The Legislature On The Status Of Physical Education In Hawaii's Public Schools.
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2018-04-16
To House Finance Committee
HISCR54EngrossRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Study To Assess The Impact Of Medical Bill Review Costs On The State's Workers' Compensation System.
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2018-04-16
To House Finance Committee
HISCR65EngrossRequesting The Honolulu Police Department To Report On How Much Funding Is Required For On-campus School Resource Officers.
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2018-04-16
To House Finance Committee
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