Hawaii Representative Tom Brower [D]

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HIHB2124EnrollProhibits certain former State employees from representing certain interests in a legislative or administrative action before the State for twelve months after the termination of their employment. Effective 1/1/2021. (SD2)
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2020-08-31
Notice of Intent to veto dated 08-31-20 (Gov. Msg. No. 1119)
HIHB1346EnrollProhibits the suspension or expulsion of children participating in the Executive Office on Early Learning's Public Prekindergarten Program, except under limited circumstances. (SD2)
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB917EngrossRequires the attorney general of the State of Hawaii, on behalf of the Department of Education, to institute proceedings to acquire certain land owned by the Mililani Town Association by voluntary action or condemnation. Effective upon approval. (SD1...
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2020-07-10
Deferred one day.
HIHB1902EngrossProhibits the manufacture, possession, sale, barter, trade, gift, transfer, or acquisition of detachable ammunition magazines with a capacity in excess of ten rounds, regardless of the type of firearm with which the magazine is compatible. Allows pos...
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2020-07-10
Deferred one day.
HIHB1929EnrollExtends the deadline for the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to renegotiate an existing, or issue a new, ground lease for the Front Street Apartments affordable housing project before the corporation's requirement to initiate conde...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1912EnrollEstablishes the Pacific international space center for exploration systems within the department of business, economic development, and tourism for administrative purposes. Amends the composition of the board of directors of the Pacific international...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2043EnrollAllows an unlicensed mental health professional, working under the supervision of a licensed mental health professional, to provide mental health treatment or counseling services to minors without parental or legal guardian consent, knowledge, or par...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2125EnrollMakes various amendments to the State Ethics Code. Repeals exemption from certain financial disclosure requirements granted to members of the Hawaii Correctional System Oversight Commission. (SD1)
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2097EnrollAuthorizes the Department of Health to consider processes that may allow cannabis or manufactured cannabis products that fail testing to be remediated. Allows the Department of Health to allow licensed dispensaries to provide educational and scientif...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2148EnrollExtends Hawaii family leave to include care for employees' grandchildren. Defines "sibling". Takes effect on 7/1/2020. (SD1)
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2183EnrollIncreases the Hula Mae Multifamily Revenue Bond authorization ceiling amount to continue financing affordable rental housing statewide. (SD2)
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2425EnrollAmends the definition of "domestic abuse" under Hawaii's insurance laws and laws relating to domestic abuse protective orders to include coercive control between family or household members. Defines "coercive control". (SD1)
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2543EnrollRequires parents or guardians of public school and charter school kindergarten students to disclose information on the student's prior child care program or prekindergarten attendance, if any, for the purpose of determining areas having the highest n...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2590EnrollEstablishes within DOT an autonomous vehicles testing pilot program. Requires report to the legislature. (SD2)
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2420EngrossClarifies the meaning of "program or activity receiving state financial assistance". Excludes cases within the scope of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act from the jurisdiction of the Hawaii civil rights commission. (SD2)
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2457EngrossBans the sale of flavored tobacco products. Prohibits mislabeling of e-liquid products containing nicotine. Establishes fines and penalties for violations. Authorizes a court to impose, as a penalty on a person eighteen to twenty-one years of age who...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2527EngrossSpecifies that certain provisions of the Internal Revenue Code related to at-risk rules and deductions and passive activity loss do not apply to the state low-income housing tax credit allocations after 12/31/2019. Extends the time period in which to...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2502EngrossAuthorizes the Director of Health, upon consultation with and authorization from the Governor, to screen, test, and monitor travelers. Provides for penalties for noncompliance. Amends and adds definitions and procedural and administrative provisions ...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2573EngrossIncludes coercion as a means of committing the offense of sex trafficking. Removes the criminal statute of limitations for sex trafficking. Specifies that sex trafficking of a minor is a strict liability offense. Repeals the offense of solicitation o...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2738EngrossProhibits foreign nationals and foreign corporations from making independent expenditures. Requires every corporation that contributes or expends funds in a state election to file a statement of certification regarding its limited foreign influence. ...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2709EngrossRequires a personal representative of a decedent appointed under the Uniform Probate Code to notify the police department of the appropriate county of any and all firearms in an estate. Requires the police department to certify that all registered fi...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2102EngrossEstablishes a hemp processor registry for hemp-derived products that consists of labeling and independent laboratory testing to ensure products do not contain contaminants unfit for human consumption. Prohibits hemp processors, distributors, and reta...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1529EngrossAllows student journalists at public schools to exercise freedom of speech and freedom of the press in school-sponsored media. Takes effect on 7/1/2055. (SD1)
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2020-06-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2091EngrossAllows the University of Hawaii to conduct criminal history record checks on current or prospective employees, and contractors and their employees, whose duties include ensuring security of campus facilities and persons. (SD1)
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2020-06-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1901EngrossIncludes any count department of the prosecuting attorney in the definition of "law enforcement officer". Requires the law enforcement standards board to review and recommend policies regarding the use of force and receive and investigate complaints ...
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2020-06-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2739EngrossTransfers lands to DLNR and establishes that land and adjacent, state-owned land as the Ka Iwi coast state park. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-26
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1820EngrossAmends the nominating authority of the representatives of the Heeia community development district, Kalaeloa community development district, and Kakaako community development district that serve on the Hawaii community development authority. Provides...
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2020-06-25
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1874EngrossLowers the age at which enhanced penalties apply for crimes against seniors from sixty-two years of age to an unspecified age. Makes commission of certain criminal offenses against a senior's person or property applicable regardless of the perpetrato...
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2020-06-25
The committee on JDC deferred the measure.
HIHB2699EngrossEstablishes clean ground transportation goals for state agencies on a staggered basis until achieving a 100 per cent light-duty motor vehicle clean fleet by 12/31/2035. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-25
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB419EngrossAuthorizes transient accommodations in the State, subject to certain conditions. Requires all operators and plan managers and their respective properties to be listed on a registry created, published, and updated by each county, except in any county ...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB1416EngrossEstablishes a Suicide Prevention Commission to develop a strategic plan to reduce suicides within Hawaii's correctional system. Appropriates moneys to the Department of Health to develop a centralized assessment and treatment program. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB1146EngrossRequires procurement officers to complete past performance evaluations of contractors. Requires past performance to be considered in all sole source procurement and any competitive contracts that exceeds the small purchase threshold. Establishes an i...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB626EngrossRequires vacancies in the office of United States Representative to be filled by special election that is conducted using ranked choice voting. (SD2)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB476EngrossProhibits advertising of public housing units and housing subject to an owner or renter occupancy requirement under chapters 201H, 206E, and 356D, Hawaii Revised Statutes, for rental purposes and requires county police departments to enforce the proh...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB747EngrossEstablishes employment first as a state policy with respect to disabled persons. Requires state and county agencies to implement this policy in hiring and all programs and services administered or funded by the State or counties. Applies employment f...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB1541EngrossEstablishes the Hawaii Gun Violence Prevention Center within the University of Hawaii to research strategies to prevent gun violence. Creates a special fund to support the Center. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB842EngrossEstablishes a Hawaii State Planning Act Review Commission to review and make recommendations to the Legislature to update the Hawaii State Planning Act. Removes reference to achieving the viability of Hawaii's sugar and pineapple industries from the ...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB615EngrossRequires the Board of Education to invite the exclusive representative for Bargaining Unit (5) (teachers and other personnel of the Department of Education) to appoint a nonvoting public school teacher representative to the Board. Effective 7/1/2050....
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB1219EngrossAuthorizes the designation of areas or regions of public lands classified as commercial, industrial, resort and hotel, and the establishment and implementation of guidelines for the redevelopment of the areas or regions that will: (1) modernize the p...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB1193EngrossAmends the income tax credit for expenses for household and dependent care services necessary for gainful employment by changing the taxpayer's applicable percentage of employment-related expenses that constitutes the tax credit and cap amount. Effec...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB1533EngrossEstablishes a historic preservation income tax credit. Appropriates funds for one temporary position to assist with the establishment and administration of the historic preservation income tax credit program. Effective on 1/1/2020. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB477EngrossEstablishes a Homeownership Housing Revolving Fund within HHFDC to provide loans to nonprofit housing development organizations and community development financial institutions for the development of affordable homeownership housing projects under a ...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB713EngrossEstablishes a three-year Homeless Employment Grant Program that provides homeless individuals with work opportunities and connects them with service providers. Requires the Department of Human Services to submit a report to the Legislature prior to t...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB618EngrossEstablishes the repair and maintenance special fund for the repair and maintenance of state department facilities. Prohibits fund moneys from funding employee salaries and costs or from being considered as part of the employer's ability to pay those ...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB1274EngrossEstablishes a collective bargaining unit for graduate student assistants employed by the University of Hawaii. Effective 1/1/2051. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB402EngrossRequires that all grants and contracts awarded by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs shall be subject to be individually approved by the board of trustees. Reduces the University of Hawaii's portion of receipts from the use, sale, lease, or other disposi...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB1408EngrossEstablishes the Office of the Housing Advocate to work with all state agencies that manage land to advocate for solutions to the State's housing shortage, and monitor, comment, and report on the State's production of affordable housing units and the ...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB1485EngrossEstablishes a process, beginning on January 1, 2020, for automatically preregistering or registering public school- and charter school-enrolled students who are at least 16 years old to vote. Effective 7/1/2030. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB613EngrossEstablishes the state youthBuild Program to assist non-profit and public entities in applying and qualifying for federal YouthBuild Program grants. Authorizes the department of labor and industrial relations to award grants eligible non-profit or pub...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB1679EngrossAuthorizes the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to give preference to persons impacted by a low-income or elder housing project is constructed for the housing project's initial tenants or residents. Effective on approval. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
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