Hawaii Representative Richard Creagan [D]

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HIHB2025PassAuthorizes the Department of Education to issue grants to establish a composting grant pilot project in Department of Education schools. Authorizes a composting grant pilot project working group. Requires report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds...
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2018-07-11
Act 207, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1316).
HIHB2145PassAllows the synchronization of plan participants' medications. Requires plans, policies, contracts, or agreements that are offered by health insurers, mutual benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations and provide prescription drug benefit...
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2018-07-11
Act 197, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1306).
HIHB2081PassAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to provide assistance and supplemental funding to the National Wildlife Research Center of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to conduct pilot field studies to evaluate control tools,...
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2018-07-11
Act 180, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1289).
HIHB2271PassUpdates 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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2018-07-11
Act 205, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1314).
HIHB2259PassRequires 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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2018-07-11
Act 156, 07/09/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1265).
HIHB2507PassMakes 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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2018-07-11
Act 175, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1284).
HIHB2694PassRequires the Department of Health to furnish, free of charge, certified copies of birth certificates for any individual who is homeless, provided the individual's homeless status is corroborated by a verification letter issued by a homeless service p...
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2018-07-11
Act 174, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1283).
HIHB1911PassAuthorizes the Department of Health to investigate care facilities reported to be operating without an appropriate certificate or license issued by the Department. Establishes penalties for violations and for knowingly referring or transferring patie...
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2018-07-10
Act 148, on 07/06/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1249).
HIHB1916PassRequires 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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2018-07-10
Act 146, on 07/06/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1247).
HIHB2043PassAuthorizes counties to inspect sewer laterals located on private property under certain conditions. Authorizes counties to compel property owners to inspect sewer laterals under certain conditions and to make repairs as necessary. (SD1)
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2018-07-10
Act 130, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1231).
HIHB2219PassMakes eligible for membership on a county arborist advisory committee certified arborists, horticulturists with specialization in trees, and persons who have received a master's degree in botany. (SD1)
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2018-07-10
Act 118, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1219).
HIHB1577PassRequires 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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2018-07-05
Act 089, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1190).
HIHB2161PassChanges 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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2018-07-05
Act 073, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1174).
HIHB2144PassRequires the Department of Public Safety to inform inmates of the availability of assistance to secure or verify applicable medicaid eligibility prior to an inmate's release. (HB2144 CD1)
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2018-07-05
Act 078, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1179).
HIHB2299PassFacilitates the process by which the University of Hawaii obtains approval to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless a county agency, its officers, agents, and employees, for university purposes and university functions on county property. (HB2299 CD1)
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2018-07-05
Act 103, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1204).
HIHB1971PassAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Kunoa Cattle Company, LLC, to fund the construction of a multi-species livestock farm, expansion of the slaughter and processing infrastructure, development of distribution assets and...
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2018-06-13
Act 034, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1134).
HIHCR75PassUrging State Agencies To Collaborate With Farmers, Other Landowners, And Private Organizations To Mitigate The Impacts Of Invasive Animals On Kauai.
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2018-05-01
Resolution adopted in final form.
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.
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.
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.
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.
HIHB1974EngrossTransfers funds from the natural area reserve fund to the firefighter's contingency fund, to be expended for the sole purpose of upgrading firefighting equipment to be used jointly by the State and counties. Establishes the marine debris special fund...
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2018-04-27
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 687).
HIHB2281EngrossEstablishes an Ohana Zones program to provide housing to homeless individuals and families based on principles similar to the housing first program and appropriates unspecified funds for the program. Appropriates unspecified funds to the Department o...
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2018-04-27
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 2:00pm in Conference Room 325.
HIHB2528EngrossRequires criminal history checks of adult relatives who provide care for a child whose family receives a child care subsidy from the Department of Human Services. Clarifies that the Department of Human Services may take administrative and judicial ac...
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2018-04-27
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 689).
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.
HIHB1883EngrossEstablishes a two-year Agricultural Theft and Vandalism Pilot Project to examine the effectiveness of prosecuting agricultural theft and agricultural vandalism in the County of Hawaii. Appropriates funds. Appropriates moneys to the Agribusiness Devel...
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2018-04-26
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 681).
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.
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.
HIHB2257EngrossExtends the money transmitters act to expressly apply to persons engaged in the transmission of virtual currency. Requires licensees dealing with virtual currency to provide a warning to customers prior to entering into an agreement with the customer...
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2018-04-26
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 682).
HIHB2426EngrossAuthorizes the director of finance to issue general obligation bonds and appropriates funds for the acquisition of certain farm lands in west Kauai by the agribusiness development corporation. (SD1)
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2018-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-27-18 10:05AM in conference room 224.
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).
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).
HIHB2670EngrossRequires and appropriates funds for the Department of Agriculture to create a local produce dollar-for-dollar matching program for beneficiaries of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. (SD1)
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2018-04-26
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 681).
HIHB1969EngrossRequires the Department of Land and Natural Resources, in coordination with the Office of Planning and Department of Agriculture, to prepare and periodically update a seafood management study that expands the State's priority on food by including wil...
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2018-04-25
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-26-18 3:30PM in conference room 423.
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.
HIHB474EngrossAppropriates funds to the University of Hawaii at Hilo for testing, studies, outreach, research, and other activities related to the prevention and eradication of rat lungworm disease. (SD1)
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2018-04-24
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 831).
HIHB1172EngrossEstablishes property owner liability for illegal aerial devices possessed or set off on their property by others. Allows probable cause for fireworks offenses to be established from statements from witnesses and photographs, video, and other recordin...
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2018-04-24
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 831).
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).
HIHB1474EngrossMakes an appropriation for the Department of Agriculture to host the 2020 state agriculture and rural leaders legislative agriculture chairs summit. Effective 7/1/2018. (SD1)
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2018-04-24
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 831).
HIHB2493PassRemoves the cap on the number of epidemiologists that the Department of Health may employ. (HB2493 HD2)
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2018-04-24
Act 004, 04/24/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1104).
HIHB1270EngrossDirects the Board of Land and Natural Resources to enter into negotiations to acquire the property identified as Tax Map Key: (3) 6-8-001:030 Kamuela, Hawaii. Authorizes the director of finance to issue general obligation bonds for the purchase of th...
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2018-04-23
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 827).
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.
HIHCR140PassDesignating The First Week Of December As Cancer Screen Week To Urge The People Of Hawaii To Talk With Their Healthcare Providers About Appropriate Screenings For Prevention And Early Detection Of Cancer.
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2018-04-20
Resolution adopted in final form.
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).
HIHB2172EngrossEstablishes and appropriates funds for an Office of Strategic Partnerships and Development to specifically analyze, evaluate, recommend, coordinate, oversee, and manage public-private partnerships that benefit the University of Hawaii. Removes refere...
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2018-04-19
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 801).
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