Hawaii Senator Rosalyn Baker [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).
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).
HISB2436PassRequires voluntary surrender of firearms and ammunition, upon disqualification from ownership, possession, or control, within seven days of disqualification. Shortens the time period after failing to voluntarily surrender or dispose of all firearms a...
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2018-07-11
Act 158, 07/09/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1267).
HISB2488PassEstablishes the Medical Cannabis Insurance Reimbursement Working Group to address the complexities surrounding the topic of making medical cannabis reimbursable by health insurance. (CD1)
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2018-07-11
Act 161, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1270).
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).
HISB2490PassSpecifies certain recall reimbursement or repair requirements for manufacturers where a stop-sale order has been issued. Authorizes a license holder to engage in business at motor vehicle dealer locations that are affiliated by common ownership under...
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2018-07-11
Act 163, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1272).
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).
HISB2861PassRequires the Department of Public Safety to establish performance indicators. Requires annual reports of the established performance indicators, criminal offender treatment programs, and programs established pursuant to the Community Safety Act. (CD1...
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2018-07-11
Act 212, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1321).
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).
HISB2087PassAmends Hawaii's Good Samaritan Law to provide civil liability exemption for persons who in good faith, without remuneration or expectation of remuneration, attempt to rescue a person with a rescue tube and for owners and operators of any premises, pr...
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2018-07-10
Act 145, on 07/06/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1246).
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).
HISB2487PassAmends the definition of "quality assurance committee" to include committees established by long-term care facilities, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, home care agencies, hospices, and authorized state agencies. Allows for the...
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2018-07-10
Act 136, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1237).
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).
HISB2699VetoImposes the transient accommodations tax on additional resort fees that must be included in gross rental proceeds. (CD1)
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2018-07-10
Vetoed on 07-10-18 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1257).
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).
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).
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).
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).
HISB2858PassRequires the State to consider hurricane resistant criteria when designing and constructing new public schools for the capability of providing shelter refuge. (CD1)
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2018-07-05
Act 084, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1185).
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).
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).
HISB2556PassEstablishes an Industrial Hemp Special Fund within the Department of Agriculture to deposit fees and expend funds necessary for the Industrial Hemp Pilot Program. (CD1)
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2018-06-29
Act 059, 06/27/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1160).
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).
HISB270PassProhibits specific state-licensed persons who are licensed to provide professional counseling from engaging in, attempting to engage in, or advertising sexual orientation change efforts on minors. Establishes the sexual orientation counseling task fo...
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2018-05-29
Act 013, 05/25/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1113).
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.
HISB2122EngrossRequires 25% of parking for certain residential multi-unit buildings and commercial buildings built after 7/1/2018 be electric vehicle charger ready. Clarifies the existing parking fee exemption for electric vehicles and specifies application at stat...
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2018-04-27
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 5:00PM in Conference Room 225.
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.
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.
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).
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).
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