Hawaii Senator Lorraine Inouye [D]

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HISB2461PassEstablishes a civil penalty for knowingly misrepresenting an animal as a service animal. Conforms Hawaii law with the definition of "service animal" under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Takes effect on 1/1/2019. (CD1)
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2018-07-12
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 217, 07/10/2018, (Gov. Msg. No. 1326).
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).
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).
HISB2237PassRequires 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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2018-07-11
Act 210, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1319).
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).
HISB2384PassAllows the Department of Education to develop a comprehensive plan to integrate design thinking and coding in middle, intermediate, and high school curriculums. Requires that any such plan developed by the Department of Education, including any propo...
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2018-07-11
Act 168, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1277).
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).
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).
HISB202PassAmends statutory provisions relating to quorum and voting requirements for service area boards on mental health and substance abuse. Designates service area boards on mental health and substance abuse within the department of health for administrativ...
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2018-07-10
Act 138, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1239).
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).
HISB2524VetoFor purposes of a county with a population of 750,000 or more: for planned community associations, requires the owner of any parcel of land subdivided as a condominium property regime in agricultural or preservation lands to provide public notice of ...
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2018-07-10
Vetoed on 07-10-18 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1256).
HISB2519VetoAuthorizes the Agribusiness Development Corporation to enter into contracts with private businesses to remove select municipal solid waste, glass, and food and green waste from the waste stream for use in other business sectors, including agriculture...
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2018-07-10
Vetoed on 07-10-18 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1255).
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).
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).
HISB3058PassDefines the Hilo community economic district. Authorizes BLNR to extend or modify the terms of certain public land leases within the economic district upon approval by BLNR of a lessee's development agreement to make substantial improvements to or co...
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2018-07-10
Act 149, on 07/06/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1250).
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).
HISB2013PassRequires the Director of Transportation to adopt rules to allow an individual who has a letter from a licensed primary care provider certifying that a severe disability causes the individual to be homebound to renew a State identification card by mea...
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2018-07-05
Act 075, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1176).
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).
HISB2714PassExcludes the weight of disability access modifications from the determination of net weight for non-commercial vehicles for purposes of levying the state and county motor vehicle weight tax. Takes effect on 7/1/2019. (CD1)
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2018-07-05
Act 076, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1177).
HISB2854PassEstablishes a fine not to exceed $100 for moped owners who fail to comply with moped registration requirements. (CD1)
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2018-07-05
Act 077, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1178).
HISB2053PassMakes permanent the regulation of athletic trainers. (CD1)
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2018-06-29
Act 058, 06/27/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1159).
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).
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).
HISB3095PassBeginning 1/1/2019, requires all users of restricted use pesticides to be subject to a requirement to report on their use of restricted use pesticides to the Department of Agriculture (DOA). Prohibits the use of a restricted use pesticide on or withi...
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2018-06-14
Act 045, 06/13/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1145).
HISB1208PassAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Twin Bridge Farms, Inc., to purchase certain lands. (CD1)
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2018-06-13
Act 038, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1138).
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.
HISB2334EngrossRequires the State and counties to incorporate predictions of sea level rise and other climate change hazards and mitigation opportunities into applicable plans, strategies, and mapping. Requires PUC to consider the findings in the Hawaii Sea Level R...
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2018-04-27
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 3:57 pm in conference room 429.
HISB2522EngrossEstablishes the Agriculture Accelerator Program (Program) to authorize the Agribusiness Development Corporation (ADC) to invest in existing or new agriculture businesses approved by the Board of Directors of ADC in return for equity in those agricult...
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2018-04-27
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 689).
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).
HISB2705EngrossEstablishes the Office of Public-Private Partnership and the position of State Office of Public-Private Partnership Coordinator. Adds public-private partnership project delivery methods to the Procurement Code and related conditions and requirements....
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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.
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.
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).
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).
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).
HISB2239EngrossAppropriates moneys for the payment of SAT or ACT registration fees for public school students in the twelfth grade, and public charter school students in the eleventh or twelfth grade, who have not taken the SAT or ACT. (SB2239 HD1)
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2018-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 1:00PM in conference room 312.
HISB2472EngrossEstablishes the Homeownership Housing Revolving Fund to provide loans or grants for affordable housing projects or units in projects that are allocated low-income housing credits or that are funded by certain federal programs or agencies. Makes an ap...
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2018-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 2:00PM in conference room 325.
HISB2494EngrossUpdates requirements for apprenticeship and licensure of elevator mechanics, including examination, license renewal, continuing education, scope of work, exemptions, remote interaction, and qualifications for licensure. Clarifies powers and duties of...
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2018-04-26
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 682).
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