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#1HB2395PassedAuthorizes the Department of Taxation to require certain taxpayers to file returns electronically, subject to exceptions for reasonable cause. (SD1)
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2018-07-05
Act 066, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1167).
#2HB2306PassedAppropriates $500,000 of general revenues of the State for the Food Safety Certification Costs Grant Program for fiscal year 2018-2019. Effective June 29, 2018. (HB2306 CD1)
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2018-06-29
Act 057, 06/27/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1158).
#3HB2377PassedEstablishes training options as part of vocational rehabilitation for injured employees when training for employment in another occupational field is required for the employee and as part of the employee's rehabilitation plan. Provides that all profe...
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2018-07-11
Act 188, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1297).
#4SB2384PassedAllows the Department of Education to develop a comprehensive plan to integrate design thinking and coding in middle, intermediate, and high school curriculums. Requires that any such plan developed by the Department of Education, including any propo...
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2018-07-11
Act 168, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1277).
#5HB1604PassedAuthorizes 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).
#6HB2075PassedAuthorizes the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation to provide fifty per cent matching grants to Hawaii awardees of alternative energy research grants from the United States Department of Defense, Office of Naval Research. Makes appropriations. ...
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2018-07-05
Act 067, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1168).
#7SB2099PassedChanges 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).
#8HB1577PassedRequires 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).
#9HB1958PassedAuthorizes the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation to issue grants to phase III federal grant awardees of up to 50 percent of the amount of the award or contract funded by the private sector or government sources outside of the Small Business I...
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2018-07-05
Act 068, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1169).
#10SB2714PassedExcludes 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).
#11HB2161PassedChanges 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).
#12HB2507PassedMakes 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).
#13HB2610PassedAppropriates funds for the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation's manufacturing grant program. (HB2610 CD1)
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2018-06-29
Act 061, 06/28/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1162).
#14HB2204PassedRequires 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).
#15HB2149PassedAmends the ethics training requirement for dentists in the continuing education program to be six hours of ethics training within the previous two years for each biennial renewal period. (SD1)
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2018-07-11
Act 198, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1307).
#16SB2801PassedEstablishes the Labor Law Enforcement Special Fund to finance the collection of penalties and fees for violations of labor law; establishes two positions, including an attorney and legal assistant, in the Department of the Attorney General to represe...
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2018-07-11
Act 187, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1296).
#17HB1906PassedMakes intentionally or knowingly causing bodily injury to certain health care workers a Class C felony. (HB1906 CD1)
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2018-07-10
Act 147, on 07/06/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1248).
#18HB2043PassedAuthorizes 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).
#19HB2464PassedRequires 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).
#20HB2596PassedRequires certain vessel owners to apply for a certificate of title within twenty days of becoming an owner or within twenty days of establishing principal use of the vessel in waters of the State. Establishes what information is required to be includ...
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2018-06-21
Act 046, 06/20/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1146).
#21HB2442PassedRequires the counties to take into custody any abandoned vehicle on a public road within ten business days. Amends the conditions that constitute a derelict vehicle. Allows, rather than requires, that abandoned vehicles be disposed of by public aucti...
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2018-06-21
Act 048, 06/20/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1148).
#22HB2097PassedRequires the Attorney General to defend any civil action or proceeding against a county and any person employed by the county to provide lifeguard services at a designated state beach park under an agreement between the State and the county. Appropri...
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2018-07-11
Act 181, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1290).
#23SB208PassedAdopts 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).
#24HB2271PassedUpdates 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).
#25HB2352PassedIncreases membership on the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board to include a member of the Native Hawaiian Education Council and a non-voting public university student teacher. Clarifies that a permit is required for non-licensed teachers serving in publi...
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2018-06-22
Act 050, 06/21/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1150).
#26HB2607PassedRequires the Department of Education to develop and implement a statewide computer science curricula plan for public school students in K-12 that may include design thinking as part of the curricula and ensure each public high school offers at least ...
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2018-06-22
Act 051, 06/21/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1151).
#27SB2053PassedMakes permanent the regulation of athletic trainers. (CD1)
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2018-06-29
Act 058, 06/27/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1159).
#28SB2146PassedAllows an election officer who is required to issue a public notice in a statewide or county publication to satisfy the publication requirement by submitting the notice to the publication and conspicuously posting the notice on the website associated...
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2018-06-29
Act 062, 06/28/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1163).
#29SB2556PassedEstablishes 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).
#30HB1667PassedMakes a housekeeping amendment to clarify that eligibility for probation does not apply to certain drug paraphernalia violations that have been decriminalized. (SD1)
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2018-07-05
Act 102, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1203).
#31SB2074PassedExtends through the 2021 taxable year the time in which the Department of Agriculture may certify important agricultural lands qualified agricultural cost tax credits. (CD1)
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2018-07-05
Act 087, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1188).
#32HB1850PassedClarifies that the offense of promoting pornography for minors does not apply to a legal guardian of a minor. Deletes the exemption for other persons in loco parentis to a minor. (HB1850 CD1)
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2018-07-05
Act 096, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1197).
#33SB2153PassedRepeals the requirement that candidate committee organizational reports include the name and address of each contributor who contributed an aggregate amount of more than $100 to the candidate committee since the last election. (CD1)
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2018-07-05
Act 080, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1181).
#34SB2174PassedAuthorizes specified courts to issue material witness orders in cases initiated through felony complaint. Includes the family courts in the authorization to issue material witness orders. (CD1)
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2018-07-05
Act 099, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1200).
#35HB2003PassedAllows requests for permits that authorize the respondent or defendant to operate an employer's vehicle during the period of license revocation to be supported by the employer's sworn statement attesting to the period of the specified assigned hours ...
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2018-07-05
Act 074, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1175).
#36SB2382PassedRequires the Department of Accounting and General Services to conduct biennial surveys of all departments regarding unused facilities or under utilized Department of Education schools that may be used by public charter schools and to maintain an inve...
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2018-07-05
Act 085, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1186).
#37SB2581PassedIncreases the number of members on the King Kamehameha celebration commission from thirteen to fifteen. Establishes an executive director to be appointed by the commission. (CD1)
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2018-07-05
Act 083, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1184).
#38SB2612PassedAllows 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).
#39HB2362PassedExempts Administrative Appeals Hearing Officers in the Department of Human Services from civil service requirements. (HB2362 CD1)
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2018-07-05
Act 071, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1172).
#40SB2790PassedReplaces the guiding principles for children in foster care under the Child Protective Act with the rights of children in foster care, which preserves the current rights of children in foster care and provides certain additional rights. Clarifies tha...
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2018-07-06
Act 105, 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1206).
#41SB203PassedAmends 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).
#42HB1508PassedCreates a revolving line of credit sub-fund within the Hawaii green infrastructure special fund for a state agency to finance cost-effective energy-efficiency measures. (HB1508 CD1)
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2018-07-10
Act 121, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1222).
#43HB1812PassedAuthorizes a health care surrogate to act as a medicaid authorized representative to assist a patient with a medicaid application and eligibility process and in communications with the Department of Human Services. Specifies the duties and obligation...
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2018-07-10
Act 125, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1226).
#44HB1802PassedAmends 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).
#45HB1936PassedProvides that the environmental courts shall not have exclusive, original jurisdiction over any proceedings relating to parking violations under certain administrative rules and laws. (SD1)
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2018-07-10
Act 119, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1220).
#46SB2487PassedAmends 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).
#47SB2567PassedEstablishes 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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2018-07-10
Act 132, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1233).
#48SB2693PassedMakes 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).
#49HB2373PassedAuthorizes the Department of Health, under specified circumstances, to disclose information in public health statistics records to Department employees acting within the scope of their employment for approved research purposes upon approval by the De...
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2018-07-10
Act 135, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1236).
#50HB2396PassedIncreases the limit on revenues collected by the Special Enforcement Section of the Department of Taxation that are deposited into the Tax Administration Special Fund. Authorizes the use of Tax Administration Special Fund moneys to fund support staff...
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2018-07-10
Act 123, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1224).
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