Hawaii Representative Sylvia Luke [D]

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HIHB1614PassAutomatically 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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2018-07-12
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 213, 07/10/2018, (Gov. Msg. No. 1322).
HIHB2601PassIncreases the rental motor vehicle surcharge from $3 to $5 for lessees without a valid Hawaii driver's license from the rental motor vehicle surcharge. Requires that the revenues from the increase in motor vehicle surcharge tax be expended for state ...
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2018-07-12
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 215, 07/10/2018, (Gov. Msg. No. 1324).
HIHB1605PassRemoves unnecessary or redundant provisions of the general excise tax laws. (SD1)
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2018-07-11
Act 166, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1275).
HIHB1602PassRequires the inclusion of a label warning of the risks of addiction and death on the packaging of any opioid drug dispensed by a health care professional or pharmacist. (HB1602 CD1)
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2018-07-11
Act 151, 07/09/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1260).
HIHB1652PassAbolishes various non-general funds and accounts of the Department of Taxation and transfers the unencumbered balances to the general fund. (HB1652 CD1)
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2018-07-11
Act 164, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1273).
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).
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).
HIHB2416PassClarifies that intangible property shall be exempt from the general excise tax used outside the State. Subjects intangible property acquired from an unlicensed seller and used in the State to the use tax at 4 percent of the value of the property. (HB...
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2018-07-11
Act 183, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1292).
HIHB2418PassAuthorizes the Department of Education to expend previously appropriated funds to satisfy the settlement of class counsel attorney's fees related to a class action lawsuit against the State. (HB2418 CD1)
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2018-07-11
Act 165, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1274).
HIHB2464PassRequires 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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2018-07-11
Act 179, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1288).
HIHB2742PassEstablishes the Office of Medical Cannabis Control and Regulation in the Department of Health to regulate and administer the registration of qualifying patients and primary caregivers and medical cannabis dispensaries. Extends civil service exemption...
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2018-07-11
Act 159, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1268).
HIHB1802PassAmends 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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2018-07-10
Act 133, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1234).
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).
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).
HIHB2204PassRequires 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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2018-07-10
Act 128, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1229).
HIHB2133PassSpecifies 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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2018-07-06
Act 112, 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1213).
HIHB2134PassAmends 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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2018-07-06
Act 114, 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1215).
HIHB2131PassCreates 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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2018-07-06
Act 113, 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1214).
HIHB2010PassCancels the debt owed to the State by the Hawaii Tourism Authority for convention center construction costs and related interest. Amends the allocations of transient accommodations tax revenues to the convention center enterprise special fund and tou...
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2018-07-05
Act 086, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1187).
HIHB2414PassRequires the county liquor commissions to reduce submission requirements for the issuance of temporary licenses for the sale of liquor for a period not to exceed one day for fundraising events by nonprofit organizations. Permits nonprofit organizatio...
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2018-07-05
Act 092, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1193).
HIHB2410PassPermits brewpub and small craft producer pub licensees to allow minors, who are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian of legal drinking age, on the licensee's premises. (SD1)
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2018-07-05
Act 093, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1194).
HIHB1604PassAuthorizes issuance of general obligation bonds. Makes findings required by Article VII, Section 13, of the State Constitution to declare that the issuance of authorized bonds will not cause the debt limit to be exceeded. Amends the titles and descri...
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2018-06-25
Act 054, 06/22/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1154).
HIHB635PassAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist the Board of Water Supply in upgrading Nuuanu reservoir #4 to meet state dam safety standards, as a component of the Nuuanu hydroelectricity project. (HB635 CD1)
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2018-06-13
Act 036, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1136).
HIHB634PassAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist the Board of Water Supply in upgrading Nuuanu reservoir #1 to meet state dam safety standards, as a component of the Nuuanu hydroelectricity project. (HB634 CD1)
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2018-06-13
Act 035, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1135).
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).
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.
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.
HIHB2602EngrossProvides three categories and twelve factors for the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to apply to determine independent contractor status. Takes effect on 1/1/3000. (SD1)
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2018-04-27
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 691).
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).
HIHB2411EngrossClarifies the definition of growler. Permits a class 18 small craft producer pub licensee to manufacture not more than one hundred twenty-five thousand barrels of malt beverages on the licensee's premises during the license year. Clarifies that a cla...
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2018-04-26
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 682).
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).
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.
HIHB2605EngrossAllows a transient accommodations broker to register as a tax collection agent for its operators and plan managers. Requires operators and plan managers to provide a statement to the transient accommodations broker confirming compliance with all appl...
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2018-04-25
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-26-18 11:30AM in conference room 423.
HIHCR95PassRequesting The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation Regional Boards For Oahu, East Hawaii, West Hawaii, And Kauai To Assess The Availability Of Long-term Care Beds In Each Region And Its Impact On Wait Times For Acute Care Hospital Beds.
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2018-04-25
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR94PassRequesting The Development Of A State Information Technology Strategic Plan To Include Data Goals And Objectives.
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2018-04-25
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB1653PassAbolishes the revolving funds for correctional facility stores account of the Department of Public Safety and transfers the unencumbered balance to the administrator/inmate activity account trust account. (HB1653 HD2)
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2018-04-24
Act 003, 04/24/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1103).
HIHB1654PassAbolishes the office of community services special fund of the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations and transfers unencumbered balance to the general fund.
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2018-04-24
Act 006, 04/24/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1106).
HIHB2077EngrossEstablishes the Public Employees Training Program within the Department of Human Resources Development to provide training programs to improve and enhance state employees' understanding of their job duties. Allocates one percent of collective bargain...
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2018-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-25-18 9:30AM in conference room 329.
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.
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.
HIHCR177PassUrging Various Government Entities To Develop, Update, And Introduce Policies Related To Helicopter Air Tours At The State And National Level.
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2018-04-23
Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 824) in amended form (SD 1).
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).
HIHB1655EngrossClarifies that a person or company who meets the qualifications of being a marketplace facilitator is the seller of tangible personal property for general excise tax and use tax purposes. Defines "marketplace facilitator" and "referrer". Establishes ...
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2018-04-20
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-25-18 2:00PM in conference room 309.
HIHB2626EngrossEstablishes a Cesspool Conversion Working Group within the Department of Health to develop a comprehensive plan for the conversion of all statewide cesspools by 2050. Requires the University of Hawaii to conduct a comprehensive statewide study of sew...
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2018-04-20
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 804).
HIHB2238EngrossEstablishes the Safe Keiki Grant program to award funds to qualified DOE schools to purchase supplies for students to remain at school shelters for 48 hours in the event of an emergency. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2018-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 793).
HIHB2073EngrossEstablishes the Kanoelehua industrial area and Banyan drive region as a redevelopment district until June 30, 2028. Authorizes a local redevelopment agency to contract with a developer for construction of non-residential uses on public land within th...
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2018-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 787).
HIHB2703EngrossAllocates a portion of the conveyance tax revenues to the rental assistance revolving fund to be used to subsidize rents for persons who meet certain income requirements. Increases the income tax credit for low-income household renters to an unspecif...
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2018-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609).
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