Hawaii Representative Nicole Lowen [D]

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HIHB1577EnrollRequires the Department of Agriculture to establish a 3-year compost reimbursement pilot program to provide reimbursements to farmers and ranchers when purchasing compost from a certified processor, dealer, retailer, or wholesaler licensed to do busi...
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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
HIHB1489EnrollProhibits discrimination on the basis of sex, including gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation, in any state educational program or activity, or in any educational program or activity that receives state financial assistance. Requires t...
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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
HIHB1614EnrollAutomatically imposes a restraining order upon parties filing for annulment, divorce, or separation to preserve the financial assets of the parties and their dependents and maintain the current island of residence and school of enrollment of a minor ...
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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
HIHB1716EnrollEstablishes a youth commission within the Office of Youth Services to advise the Governor and Legislature on the effects of legislative policies, needs, assessments, priorities, programs, and budgets relating to youth. Appropriates funds. (HB1716 CD1...
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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
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).
HIHB1986EnrollRequires the Office of Planning in partnership with the Greenhouse Gas Sequestration Task Force to establish a framework for a carbon offset program and report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. (HB1986 CD1)
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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
HIHB2110EnrollDirects the Public Utilities Commission to establish a microgrid services tariff to encourage and facilitate the development and use of energy resilient microgrids. Takes effect on 7/1/2018. (SD2)
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2018-05-03
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2133EnrollSpecifies that citizen administrative complaints against a police officer that involve allegations of domestic abuse by the police officer against a family or household member shall not be required to be filed as a notarized or sworn written statemen...
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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
HIHB2134EnrollAmends the offense of violation of privacy in the first degree to prohibit threats or acts to disclose an image or video. Requires that any recording or image made or disclosed be destroyed or sealed and remain confidential. (HB2134 CD1)
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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
HIHB2097EnrollRequires the Attorney General to defend any civil action or proceeding against a county and any person employed by the county to provide lifeguard services at a designated state beach park under an agreement between the State and the county. Appropri...
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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
HIHB2108EnrollExtends the authorization to issue special purpose revenue bonds to assist Kaiuli Energy, LLC, with the financing of the planning, design, and construction of a seawater air conditioning district cooling facility and chilled water distribution system...
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2018-05-03
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2131EnrollCreates a Hawaii Sexual Assault Response and Training Program to address the manner in which sexual assault evidence collection kits are processed and tracked, and to ensure that victims of sexual assault are informed of their rights under the law. R...
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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
HIHB2204EnrollRequires the Department of Human Services to reestablish the Exit and Retention Bonus Program to encourage welfare recipients to transition back into the workforce. Appropriates funds. (HB2204 CD1)
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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
HIHB2215EnrollRequires the driver of a vehicle passing and overtaking a bicycle proceeding in the same direction to allow at least three feet of separation between the right side of the driver's vehicle and the left side of the bicyclist. (HB2215 CD1)
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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).
HIHB2464EnrollRequires the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to conduct a study on the issue of Hawaiian Home Lands lessees selling or transferring their leases for a fee or other personal gain and then applying for a subsequent lease and submit a report of the fi...
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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
HIHB2594EnrollAppropriates funds for the Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission to restore, preserve, and determine the appropriate uses of Kahoolawe island, and to fund one full-time equivalent permanent cultural resource project coordinator position for the Kahoola...
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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).
HIHB2610EnrollAppropriates funds for the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation's manufacturing grant program. (HB2610 CD1)
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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
HIHB2613EnrollAppropriates funds for fiscal year 2018-2019 to maintain the initial staff position and operations necessary to develop and manage Heeia National Estuarine Research Reserve and its programs. (HB2613 CD1)
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2018-05-03
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 705).
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).
HIHB2247EngrossClarifies that certain disclosure requirements for campaign advertisements apply to advertisements communicated by electronic or digital means. (HB2247 CD1)
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2018-05-01
Recommitted to Conference committee as amended in CD 1 with none voting no and none excused.
HIHCR130PassUrging State Agencies To Evaluate, Collaborate, And Implement Best Management Practices, Technologies, And Regulations To Address Vessel Biofouling In Hawaii Harbors.
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2018-05-01
Resolution adopted in final form.
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).
HIHB1830EngrossAllows the deposit of moneys appropriated by the Legislature into the University of Hawaii Green Special Fund. Requires notice to the Legislature for any expenditure from the fund. Effective 1/1/2100. (SD2)
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2018-04-27
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 5:01PM in Conference Room 225.
HIHB1864EngrossAmends the criteria for granting a variance. Takes effect on 1/1/2100. (SD1)
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2018-04-27
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 5:00PM in Conference Room 225.
HIHB2019EngrossEstablishes a 3-year homeless employment grant program that provides homeless individuals with work opportunities and connects them with service providers to begin 7/1/2020. Requires the Department of Human Services to submit a report to the Legislat...
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2018-04-27
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 2:00pm in Conference Room 325.
HIHB2072EngrossProhibits certain restraints and tethers that endanger, or deny sustenance, to a dog. Authorizes the court to assess fines, order performance of community service, require mental health counseling, or order attendance at educational classes concernin...
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2018-04-27
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 5:30 PM in Conference Room 224.
HIHB1984EngrossRequires the commission on water resource management to conduct an update of the statewide framework for updating the Hawaii water plan to provide additional guidance for updating the Hawaii water plan. Makes an appropriation. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD...
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2018-04-27
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 687).
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.
HIHB1987EngrossRequires the commission on water resource management to contract with the United States Geological Survey to conduct a five-year study on streamflow in the State and submit progress reports to the legislature prior to the convening of each regular se...
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2018-04-27
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 687).
HIHB2115EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations for the K-12 agriculture workforce development pipeline initiative. Requires annual reporting on the effectiveness of the initiative. Amends Act 163, SLH 2017, by amending the fun...
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2018-04-27
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 687).
HIHB2753EngrossPart I: Establishes and appropriates funds for the Ohana Zone Pilot Program. Part II: Establishes and appropriate funds for the Emergency Department Homelessness Assessment Pilot Program. Part III: Authorizes DHS to establish the Return-to-Home Pilot...
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2018-04-27
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 2:00pm in Conference Room 325.
HIHCR30PassUrging The Department Of Transportation To Include The "dutch Reach" Or Far Hand Method In Driver's Education Curricula.
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2018-04-27
Resolution adopted in final form.
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.
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).
HIHB2105EngrossAppropriates moneys to the Department of Agriculture to support local food production projects in the State. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2018-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-27-18 10:05AM in conference room 224.
HIHB2084EngrossRequires HTDC to report on outreach and mentorship assistance to neighbor island innovative small businesses. Appropriates funds for the neighbor island innovation initiative program. Takes effect on 7/1/2112. (SD1)
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2018-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-27-18 2:40PM in conference room 423.
HIHB2249EngrossEstablishes the Homeland Security and Resiliency Council to assess the resilience of the State's electric grid and other critical infrastructure to natural disasters and other emergencies and make recommendations. Requires the council to report to th...
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2018-04-26
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Friday, 04-27-18 9:30AM in conference room 225.
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.
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.
HIHB2128EngrossClarifies that clinical victim support services for victims of sexual violence and abuse are a mental health outpatient services benefit required to be covered under health insurance policies offered by health insurers, mutual benefit societies, frat...
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2018-04-25
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-26-18 11:00AM in conference room 229.
HIHB2471EngrossTransitions from lump sum deferred deposit transactions to installment-based small dollar loan transactions. Specifies various consumer protection requirements for small dollar loans. Beginning 1/1/2019, requires licensure for small dollar lenders th...
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2018-04-25
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 835).
HIHCR52PassRequesting The Auditor To Assess Both The Social And Financial Effects Of Proposed Mandated Health Insurance Coverage For The Costs Of Medically Necessary Transportation To The Continental United States For Qualifying Patients.
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2018-04-25
Resolution adopted in final form.
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.
HIHB1968EngrossAppropriates funds to the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources cooperative extension service for four full-time equivalent (4.0 FTE) ornamental plant extension agents. Takes effect 7/1/2112. (SD1)
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2018-04-23
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Wednesday, 04-25-18 9:00AM in conference room 312.
HIHB2041EngrossAppropriates moneys for the Department of Agriculture to establish an aquaculture incubator at the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority and to support the planning and participation of the Hawaii aquaculture industry in the Aquaculture Ameri...
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2018-04-23
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 827).
HIHCR113PassRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Study Ways To Encourage All Police And Fire Stations In The State To Have A Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician Available To Inspect Child Passenger Restraint Systems.
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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).
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