Hawaii Representative Lisa Kitagawa [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).
HIHB34PassAmends the "public work" definition under Chapter 104, HRS, wages and hours of employees on public works law, to include projects for which funds or resources used are to any extent derived from State or county public revenues, or from the sale of se...
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2019-07-09
Act 191, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1293).
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).
HIHB531PassRequires the Office of Enterprise Technology Services Chief Information Officer to update the state information technology strategic plan every four years, with the first update to be completed in advance of the 2021 regular session. (SD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 238, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1340).
HIHB407VetoRequires board of education approval prior to the termination of a complex area superintendent. (HB407 CD1)
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2019-07-09
Vetoed on 07-09-19 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1373).
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).
HIHB702VetoProhibits the sale or offering for sale of location data collected using satellite navigation technology without the explicit consent of the individual who is the primary user of the satellite navigation technology-equipped device. (SD2)
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2019-07-09
Vetoed on 07-09-19 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1376).
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).
HIHB710PassAdds reproductive health decisions to the list of categories that are protected against discriminatory employment practices. (HB710 CD1)
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2019-07-05
Act 178, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1280).
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).
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).
HIHB1068PassMakes an appropriation for a Heeia State Park community-based long-range plan for the Heeia National Estuarine Research Reserve System. Requires the Hawaii Community Development Authority to consult with various entities in developing the plan. (HB10...
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2019-07-03
Act 166, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1268).
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).
HIHB1455PassAppropriates funds for the University of Hawaii Maui College's International Office. (HB1455 CD1)
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2019-07-03
Act 164, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1266).
HIHB711PassAmends the affirmative defense of extreme mental or emotional disturbance to murder or attempted murder by prohibiting explanations based solely on the defendant's discovery, defendant's knowledge, or the disclosure of the victim's gender, gender ide...
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2019-07-01
Act 149, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1251).
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).
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).
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).
HIHB250PassAppropriates funds to implement, expand, and sustain the program. Appropriates funds to license electronic school records. (HB250 CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 054, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1155).
HIHCR223PassUrging The Department Of Education To Offer Vegetarian Lunch Meals In All Public Schools At Least Once Weekly.
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2019-05-06
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.
HIHCR218PassRequesting A Task Force To Review And Report On The Establishment Of Fair And Proportional Fines For Certain Penalties In Hawaii To Ensure A Fair And Meaningful Deterrent To Illegal Behavior For Individuals Across The Economic Spectrum.
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2019-04-30
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB476EngrossProhibits advertising of public housing units and housing subject to an owner or renter occupancy requirement under chapters 201H, 206E, and 356D, Hawaii Revised Statutes, for rental purposes and requires county police departments to enforce the proh...
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2019-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-19 at 4:40PM in Conference Room 423.
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.
HIHB1191EngrossProvides an income tax credit for qualifying small businesses to offset the increase in the minimum hourly wage that employers must pay employees. Increases the minimum wage to $12.00 per hour beginning 1/1/2020 and $15.00 per hour beginning 1/1/2023...
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2019-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-19 at 3:00PM in Conference Room 423.
HIHB533EngrossEstablishes the Hawaii Broadband Office within HTDC. Establishes the position of State Broadband Strategy Officer. Renames the Broadband Assistance Advisory Council as the Broadband Advisory Council and amends its purpose and membership. Requires the...
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2019-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-19 2:22PM in conference room 224.
HIHB713EngrossEstablishes a three-year Homeless Employment Grant Program that provides homeless individuals with work opportunities and connects them with service providers. Requires the Department of Human Services to submit a report to the Legislature prior to t...
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2019-04-25
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-26-19 2:15PM in conference room 225.
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).
HIHB889EngrossEstablishes the publicprivate partnership working group and requires an annual report to be submitted to the legislature. Adds public-private partnership project delivery methods and related conditions and requirements to the Hawaii Public Procuremen...
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2019-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 3:15PM in conference room 423.
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).
HIHB532EngrossEstablishes a Chief Data Officer and Data Task Force in the Office of Enterprise Technology Services to develop, implement, and manage statewide data set policies, procedures, and standards. Appropriates moneys. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-04-23
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-24-19 2:30PM in conference room 224.
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).
HIHB1192EngrossConforms statutory prohibitions against wage discrimination with other prohibitions on employment discrimination. Clarifies allowable justifications for compensation differentials and remedies for pay disparity. Requires employers to disclose wage ra...
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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.
HIHCR214PassUrging The United States Department Of The Treasury To Maintain The Original Timeline To Introduce Harriet Tubman And Other Female And Civil Rights Leaders Onto United States Currency By 2020 To Celebrate One Hundred Years Of Women's Suffrage.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR232PassApproving The Selection Of George Ryoichi Ariyoshi To Be Inducted Into The Aloha Order Of Merit.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB467EngrossChanges the kupuna caregivers program allocation cap from $70 per day to $350 per week. Appropriates funds for the continued implementation of the kupuna caregivers program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 917).
HIHB1593EngrossRequires the department of education, in consultation with the office of enterprise technology services, to develop and procure a uniform financial database, with parameters, benefits, and features that are compatible to the software system being imp...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 919).
HIHB469EngrossRequires health insurance policies and contracts issued after 12/31/19 to provide coverage for the cost of hearing aids at a minimum of $1,500 per hearing aid for each hearing-impaired ear every thirty-six months in their base plans. Exempts mandator...
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2019-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 909).
HIHB709EnrollProposes an amendment to the Hawaii State Constitution to allow a recount of votes cast at an election to be conducted in a manner as provided by the Legislature. Effective 01/28/2081. (SD1)
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2019-04-16
Notice of bill proposing constitutional amendment transmitted to Governor pursuant to Article XVII, Section 3 (Sen. Com. No. 2).
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