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#1HB1179PassedExpands the types of rental housing projects that can be exempt from general excise taxes. Allows the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to exempt certain affordable rental housing projects from general excise tax and use tax costs. A...
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2017-06-23
Act 054, on 06/21/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1154).
#2HB89PassedContinues the Hospital Sustainability Program for two years. Increases the cap on the inpatient and outpatient hospital sustainability fees to not more than three and one-half percent of the hospital's net inpatient and outpatient service revenue, re...
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2017-06-23
Act 059, on 06/21/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1159).
#3SB1240EnrolledRequires DLNR to submit proposed legislation to the legislature by the 2019 regular session including a definition of "sustainable", a policy for sustainable collection practices of near shore aquatic life, a process for determining limits on collect...
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2017-06-23
Notice of Intent to veto dated 06-23-17 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161)
#4HB916PassedMakes an appropriation for the health care provider loan repayment program administered through the John A. Burns School of Medicine. (HB916 CD1)
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2017-06-23
Act 058, on 06/21/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1158).
#5HB511PassedClarifies the laws governing lobbyists by amending the definitions of "expenditure," "lobbyist," and "lobbying." Allows a former employer of a lobbyist to file a notice of termination of employment. Amends requirements for expenditure reports coverin...
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2017-06-23
Act 051, on 06/21/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1151).
#6SB718PassedEstablishes a community court outreach project in the City and County of Honolulu, subject to the availability of funds. (CD1)
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2017-06-23
Act 055, on 06/21/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1155).
#7SB950PassedUpdates requirements relating to licensed mortgage servicers by requiring approval by the commissioner of financial institutions for a change in control; and clarifying which persons associated with a mortgage servicer are presumed to exercise contro...
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2017-06-22
Act 046, 06/20/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1146).
#8HB1382PassedAssists small business in the state procurement process by establishing a temporary small business assistance initiative, small business advisory group, small business office, and small business procurement coordinator position within the State Procu...
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2017-06-22
Act 042, 06/20/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1142).
#9SB611PassedExtends the prohibition on county requirements for automatic sprinklers or sprinkler systems in one- and two-family detached dwelling units and non-residential agricultural and aquacultural structures located outside urban areas. (CD1)
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2017-06-23
Act 053, on 06/21/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1153).
#10HB727EnrolledAuthorizes the Department of Transportation to allow motorcycles and motor scooters on shoulder lanes, as determined by the Department, in times of traffic congestion. (HB727 CD1)
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2017-06-23
Notice of Intent to veto dated 06-23-17 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161)
#11HB508PassedIncreases the maximum administrative fines for ethics violations. Clarifies the assessment of fines in the context of a settlement agreement. (HB508 CD1)
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2017-06-23
Act 050, on 06/21/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1150).
#12HB957PassedAuthorizes the Department of Education to borrow moneys interest-free from the Hawaii Green Infrastructure Loan Program for heat abatement measures at public schools. Requires the Department of Education to make payments on the loan from revenues sav...
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2017-06-23
Act 057, on 06/21/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1157).
#13SB713EnrolledRequires the six-year program and financial plan and budget to include information on tax expenditures. (CD1)
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2017-06-23
Notice of Intent to veto dated 06-23-17 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161)
#14SCR32PassedRequesting That The Department Of Health, Office Of Language Access, And Disability And Communication Access Board Jointly Convene A Working Group Of Stakeholders To Examine The Need For Possible Regulation And Oversight Of American Sign Language Int...
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2017-05-30
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#15SR57PassedEncouraging The Department Of Education, Department Of Health, Department Of Human Services, Department Of The Attorney General, And Judiciary To Incorporate Research And Strategies Regarding Adverse Childhood Experiences Into Their Work With Childre...
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2017-05-30
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#16SCR74PassedAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Lahaina, Maui, For The Maintenance And Repair Of The Existing Concrete Seawall, And For The Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of The Existing Improve...
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2017-05-30
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#17SR12PassedRequesting Additional Funding For Education From The United States Department Of Education.
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2017-05-30
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#18HB2EnrolledAuthorizes tiny homes of less than 500 square feet for farm workers in agricultural districts in a county with a population of more than 180,000 but less than 250,000. County council may adopt ordinances for the oversight of tiny homes, as defined in...
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2017-06-23
Notice of Intent to veto dated 06-23-17 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161)
#19HB942PassedAuthorizes the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts to commission an artist to design and build a monument to honor and commemorate Filipino veterans of World War II, with all costs to be expended from the Works of Art Special Fund. (HB942 CD1)
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2017-06-22
Act 035, 06/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1135).
#20HB1534PassedAllows a waiver of the one-year residency requirement for certain appointive officers when the officer is employed as the head of a county police department. Clarifies that all appointed officers in the service of state or county government, other th...
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2017-06-22
Act 036, 06/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1136).
#21SB850PassedRequires the Chief Information Officer to identify the information technology projects of the executive branch, including DOE and UH, that shall be subject to independent verification and validation. (CD1)
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2017-06-22
Act 037, 06/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1137).
#22HB425PassedMakes certain sections of the Code of Ethics inapplicable to technology transfer activities sponsored by University of Hawaii if the activities comply with the regulatory framework and research compliance program approved by the Board of Regents. Req...
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2017-06-22
Act 038, 06/19/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1138).
#23SB149PassedRepeals the requirement that certain applicants for procurement contracts for health and human services possess all licenses necessary to conduct the subject business. Repeals the requirement that all contracts include only costs, fees, and taxes ref...
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2017-06-08
Act 034, 06/07/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1134).
#24SB1073EnrolledAppropriates funds to the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Artist Fellowship Program for the awarding of one-time fellowships to promising artists. (CD1)
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2017-06-23
Notice of Intent to veto dated 06-23-17 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161)
#25SCR22PassedApproving The Sale Of The Leased Fee Interest In 41-659 Inoaole Street, Waimanalo, Hawaii.
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2017-05-30
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#26SCR27PassedApproving The Sale Of The Leased Fee Interest In 94-950 Meheula Parkway, No. 367, Mililani, Hawaii.
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2017-05-30
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#27SCR25PassedApproving The Sale Of The Leased Fee Interest In 94-946 Meheula Parkway, No. 264, Mililani, Hawaii.
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2017-05-30
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#28SCR30PassedApproving Action Taken By The Board Of Land And Natural Resources On A Land Exchange.
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2017-05-30
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#29HB1309EnrolledAdds grants for planning, design, construction, renovation, operations, and equipment of facilities to the types of grants for which repayment to the State is required if the grantee discontinues the activities or services approved in the grant. Desi...
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2017-06-23
Notice of Intent to veto dated 06-23-17 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161)
#30SCR42PassedAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Kaneohe, Koolaupoko, Oahu, For The Maintenance And Repair Of The Existing Seawall, Boat Ramp, And Pier, And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of ...
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2017-05-30
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#31SR26PassedRequesting The Department Of Agriculture And Department Of Land And Natural Resources To Identify Economic, Environmental, And Regulatory Consequences Of Crop Degradation Caused By Invasive And Endangered Species In Hawaii.
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2017-05-30
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#32SR37PassedRequesting The Department Of Taxation To Upgrade And Modernize Its Communication System.
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2017-05-30
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#33SR33PassedRequesting The Office Of Hawaiian Affairs To Convene A Task Force Of Hawaiian Leaders, Legal Scholars, And A Broad Representation Of Members Of The Hawaiian Community To Review And Consider Whether Its Fiduciary Duty To Better The Conditions Of Hawai...
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2017-05-30
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#34SR53PassedRequesting The Department Of Business, Economic Development, And Tourism To Develop A Master Plan For The Hilo International Aerospace And Technology Park.
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2017-05-30
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#35SR61PassedUrging The Board Of Education To Restrict Any Person From Applying For The Position Of Superintendent Of Education If That Person Was A Member Of The Board Of Education When The Search And Hiring Process Was Developed Or Initiated.
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2017-05-30
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#36SR71PassedRequesting The Office Of Hawaiian Affairs To Convene A Study Group To Make Recommendations To The Legislature On An Appropriate Means To Honor Robert William Kalanihiapo Wilcox, Hawaii's First Elected Delegate To The United States Congress.
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2017-05-30
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#37SCR121PassedUrging The Development Of A Hawaii Green Fuels Initiative To Coincide With Increased Local Food Production.
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2017-05-30
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#38HB1444PassedRequires pharmacy benefit managers to register with the Insurance Commissioner. (HB1444 CD1)
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2017-06-22
Act 044, 06/20/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1144).
#39SR83PassedRequesting The Task Force Established To Study Effective Incarceration Policies To Improve Hawaii's Correctional System, Also Identify In Its Final Report Sites For A New Correctional Facility That Are Ten Acres Or Less In Size.
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2017-05-30
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#40SCR41PassedAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Sixty-five Year Term, Non-exclusive Easement For Repair And Maintenance Of The Existing Seawall Seaward Of And Fronting Tax Map Key Number: (2) 3-9-11:7; Waiohulu-keokea Homesteads And Beach Lots, Waiohulu-keokea (kihei)...
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2017-05-30
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#41SR34PassedUrging The United States Army Corps Of Engineers, Department Of Land And Natural Resources, And Others, To Collaborate To Research And Develop A Plan For Increasing Water Circulation And Improving Water Quality In Pokai Bay On Leeward Oahu.
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2017-05-30
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#42SB949PassedClarifies the money transmitters law, including updating requirements for money transmitter license and change in control applications, criminal background checks, security devices, permissible investments, records, and voluntary surrender of license...
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2017-06-22
Act 045, 06/20/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1145).
#43SCR19PassedApproving The Sale Of The Leased Fee Interest In 41-529 Inoaole Street, Waimanalo, Hawaii.
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2017-05-30
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#44SB1074EnrolledAppropriates funds to the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts to fund celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the Hawaii state capitol. (CD1)
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2017-06-23
Notice of Intent to veto dated 06-23-17 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161)
#45SR81PassedUrging The Department Of Education To Establish A Vocational Education Out-of-school Program.
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2017-05-30
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#46SB559PassedRequires the State to expand strategies and mechanisms to reduce greenhouse gas emissions statewide in alignment with the principles and goals adopted in the Paris Agreement. Renames the Interagency Climate Adaptation Committee as the Hawaii Climate ...
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2017-06-08
Act 032, 06/06/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1132).
#47HB1578PassedEstablishes the Carbon Farming Task Force within the Office of Planning to identify agricultural and aquacultural practices to improve soil health and promote carbon sequestration in the State's agricultural and aquacultural sectors. Appropriates fun...
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2017-06-08
Act 033, 06/06/2017 (Gov. Msg. No. 1133).
#48SCR43PassedAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Kaneohe, Koolaupoko, Oahu, For The Maintenance And Repair Of The Existing Pier, And For The Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of The Existing Improve...
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2017-05-30
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#49SR30PassedRecognizing April 15 Through April 22, 2018, As Volunteer Week In The State Of Hawaii.
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2017-05-30
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#50SCR141PassedEstablishing A Task Force To Plan And Coordinate The Celebration Of The One Hundred Fiftieth Anniversary Of The First Arrival Of Japanese Emigrants To Hawaii.
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2017-05-30
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