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BadSB1292Land UseRELATING TO THE HILO COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DISTRICT. Provides for the redevelopment of the Hilo area by establishing the framework, requirements, and conditions for redevelopment districts and specifically designating the Waiakea Peninsula Redevelopment District, appropriates funds for the implementation of the redevelopment district program, and makes conforming amendments to lease restrictions on public lands to facilitate the implementation of redevelopment districts. (SB1292 HD1)
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GoodSB665EnergyRELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.Replaces the current renewable energy technology systems tax credit with tax credits for solar energy property_ wind energy property_ and energy storage property. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2017. Sunsets tax credit 12/31/2035. (SD1)H 3/7/2017 Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 228) in amended form (SD 2).INOUYE_ Dela Cruz_ K. Kahele_ ShimabukuroTRE_ WAM<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB665_SD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodSB1313AgRELATING TO HAWAII FOOD RESILIENCY.Makes various appropriations to implement the recommendations of the increased food security and food self-sufficiency strategy. Requires the Department of Agriculture to establish a strategy and goals for increased food security and self-sufficiency in Hawaii.3/22/2017 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Ichiyama, C. Lee, Lowen excused (3).FGALUTERIA_ S. CHANG_ ENGLISH_ GABBARD_ GREEN_ HARIMOTO_ IHARA_ K. KAHELE_ KEITH-AGARAN_ KIDANI_ K. RHOADS_ RIVIERE_ RUDERMAN_ SHIMABUKURO_ Baker_ Espero_ Inouye_ Kim_ Taniguchi_ L. Thielen_ Tokuda_ WakaiAEN_ WAM<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB1313_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB1578Ag ClimateRELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.Establishes the Carbon Farming Task Force within the Office of Planning to identify agricultural practices to improve soil health and promote carbon sequestration in the State's agricultural and aquacultural sectors. Appropriates funds. (HB1578 HD1)The committee(s) on AEN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in AEN were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, Riviere, K. Rhoads; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Nishihara, Ruderman.C. LEE_ CREAGAN_ JOHANSON_ KEOHOKALOLE_ LOWEN_ QUINLAN_ SAIKIEEP/AGR_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB1578_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB100BudgetRELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET.Appropriates funds for the operating and capital improvement budget of the Executive Branch for fiscal years 2017 2018 and 2018 2019.H 3/6/2017 Bill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Wednesday, 03-08-17 9:00AM in House conference room 308SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party)FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB100_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB335BudgetRELATING TO THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.Appropriates funds for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs for the fiscal biennium beginning July 1_ 2017_ and ending June 30_ 2019. Appropriations. (HB335 HD1)H 3/6/2017 Bill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Wednesday, 03-08-17 9:00AM in House conference room 308.SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party)OMH_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB335_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB1570ClimateRELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.Requires lessors of rental motor vehicles to include an option for the lessee in the motor vehicle rental agreement to contribute a sum to DLNR for the preservation and protection of the environment_ commencing on January 1_ 2020. (HB1570 HD1)S 3/7/2017 Passed First Reading.C. LEE_ EVANS_ JOHANSON_ KEOHOKALOLE_ LOWEN_ MCKELVEY_ NISHIMOTO_ QUINLAN_ SAIKI_ WOODSON_ YAMANEEEP_ TRN_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB1570_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodSB1088ClimateRELATING TO CARBON FORESTRY CERTIFICATION.Appropriates funds for certification of a reforestation carbon project at Haleakala_ Maui_ operated by DLNR_ under an established forest carbon standard certification system. Requires DLNR to submit an annual report on the project certification to the governor and legislature.S 3/3/2017 48 Hrs. Notice 03-07-17.WAKAI_ ENGLISH_ GABBARD_ K. RHOADS_ S. Chang_ Galuteria_ Harimoto_ Kim_ Nishihara_ TaniguchiWTL/AEN_ WAM&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=795&year=2017'>HB795</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB1088_.pdf></a>
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GOODSB559ClimateRELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.Enacts relevant provisions of the Paris Agreement as Hawaii state law. Makes an appropriation.H 3/7/2017 Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 199) in amended form (SD 1).<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB559_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB437Climate OceansRELATING TO COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT.Prohibits variances for installation of shoreline hardening structures in shoreline areas_ unless a public hearing is held_ the applicant demonstrates that the shoreline hardening structure is necessary to protect an existing legal object_ structure_ or activity from damage due to seawater inundation or shoreline erosion_ and no reasonable alternative locations exist. (HB437 HD1)S 3/8/2017: Referred to WTL, JDL.ING_ GatesOMH_ JUD<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB437_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB1566EnergyRELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.Establishes "substantial net benefit" as the public utilities commission's standard for a transfer or assignment of an electric utility and specifies certain guidelines to address when examining whether a substantial net benefit exists. (HB1566 HD1)S 3/9/2017 Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 364).C. LEE_ CREAGAN_ JOHANSON_ KEOHOKALOLE_ LOWEN_ MCKELVEY_ QUINLAN_ BrowerEEP_ CPC<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB1566_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB1593EnergyRELATING TO GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE.Establishes the Clean Energy Savings Jump Start Program_ Clean Energy Savings Jump Start Fund_ and Energy Storage System Rebate Program. Deletes the Public Utilities Commission's approval authority relative to the Green Infrastructure Loan Program. Appropriates funds. (HB1593 HD1)S 3/7/2017 Passed First Reading.WOODSON_ BELATTI_ BROWER_ C. LEE_ NISHIMOTO_ OHNO_ SAN BUENAVENTURAEEP_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB1593_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB848EnergyRELATING TO ENERGY MODERNIZATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SYSTEM.Exempt microgrids that promote and serve public higher education institutions from regulation as a public utility by the Public Utilities Commission. Adds a definition for "microgrid". (HB848 HD2)S 3/3/2017 Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 151).WOODSON_ BELATTI_ CACHOLA_ CREAGAN_ EVANS_ HAR_ HASHEM_ ING_ KONG_ C. LEE_ MATSUMOTO_ MCKELVEY_ MORIKAWA_ OHNO_ SAIKI_ SAN BUENAVENTURA_ SAY_ SOUKI_ TAKAYAMA_ TODDEEP_ HED_ FIN&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=143&year=2017'>SB143</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB848_HD2_.pdf></a>
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GOODHB1584Land UseRELATING TO IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL LANDS.Requires the counties to make recommendations for important agricultural lands by 6/30/2019 or forfeit that right to the Land Use Commission. Extends the period to claim important agricultural land qualified agricultural cost tax credits by 10 years and amends qualified agricultural costs and the amount of the credit. Appropriates funds. (HB1584 HD1)S 3/9/2017: Referred to PSM/WTL/AEN, WAM.YAMASHITA_ CREAGAN_ CULLEN_ DECOITE_ EVANS_ ICHIYAMA_ ING_ C. LEE_ LOWEN_ LUKE_ OSHIRO_ SAY_ TAKAYAMA_ YAMANEWAL_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB1584_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodSB1239Native SpeciesRELATING TO RAPID OHIA DEATH.Appropriates funds for research on prevention and mitigation of Rapid Ohia Death.H 3/7/2017 Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 368) in amended form (SD 1).K. RHOADSAEN_ WAM&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=1247&year=2017'>HB1247</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB1239_.pdf></a>
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GoodSB1150OceansRELATING TO PRESERVING CORAL REEFS.Prohibits the use or application of sunscreen_ sunblock_ or cosmetic containing oxybenzone while on a beach or in the ocean.H 3/7/2017 Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 350) in amended form (SD 2).ENGLISH_ S. CHANG_ ESPERO_ HARIMOTO_ KEITH-AGARAN_ NISHIHARA_ K. RHOADS_ RIVIERE_ SHIMABUKURO_ Galuteria_ Inouye_ L. Thielen_ WakaiWTL_ JDL<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB1150_SD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodSB110OceansRELATING TO AQUATIC RESOURCES.Authorizes the Department of Land and Natural Resources to use in-lieu fee mitigation to restore_ create_ enhance_ or preserve aquatic habitats or resources as compensatory mitigation. (SD1)H 3/7/2017 Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 82) in amended form (SD 2).K. RHOADSWTL_ WAM<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB110_SD1_.pdf></a>
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GOODHB861OceansRELATING TO COMMUNITY-BASED SUBSISTENCE FISHING AREAS.Establishes a goal for the Department of Land and Natural Resources to designate and adopt rules for the management of no fewer than five community-based subsistence fishing areas by December 31_ 2025. Establishes designation process and rule requirements. (HB861 HD1)S 3/9/2017: Referred to WTL, WAM.INGOMH_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB861_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB523OpalaRELATING TO RECYCLING.Requires all State agencies to reasonably provide and maintain onsite collection methods at buildings and facilities under an agency's jurisdiction for the collection of recyclable materials. Appropriates funds.S 3/9/2017: Referred to AEN/GVO, WAM.LOPRESTI_ CACHOLA_ EVANS_ HASHEM_ ICHIYAMA_ ING_ KEOHOKALOLE_ C. LEE_ MIZUNO_ NAKAMURA_ OHNO_ SAN BUENAVENTURA_ SAY_ TAKAYAMA_ TODD_ DeCoite_ Gates_ Holt_ Lowen_ QuinlanFIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB523_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB1580Transportation EnergyRELATING TO ENERGY.Establishes a clean ground transportation benchmark framework to maximize consumer fuel savings_ including a near term 2025 target encouraging electric vehicle infrastructure buildout supporting Hawaii’s goal for the reduction and ultimate elimination of the use of imported fuels for ground transportation. Directs the department of transportation to collaborate with the state energy office to develop recommendations to achieve those benchmarks. (HB1580 HD1)S 3/9/2017: Referred to TRE/ETT, WAM.C. LEE_ AQUINO_ CULLEN_ FUKUMOTO_ GATES_ LOWEN_ QUINLAN_ TODD_ HashemEEP_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB1580_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB1244WastewaterRELATING TO CESSPOOLS.Amends the cesspool upgrade_ conversion_ or connection income tax credit to make it assignable and refundable_ applicable to more cesspools_ and applicable through 12/31/2022. Requires upgrade_ conversion_ or connection to the sewer system of all cesspools in the State before 2050. Establishes a grant program to mitigate costs. Appropriates funds. (HB1244 HD1)S 3/7/2017 Passed First Reading.KEOHOKALOLE_ BELATTI_ BROWER_ CACHOLA_ LOWEN_ SAN BUENAVENTURA_ TODD_ DeCoite_ GatesHLT/EEP_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB1244_HD1_.pdf></a>
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BadSB382EnergyRELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.Makes various updates to the structure and operations of the public utilities commission to increase efficiency and effectiveness_ including: establishing guiding principles; establishing docket review and decision-making processes; permitting teleconference and videoconference abilities; specifying senior staff members who must file public financial disclosures; beginning 01/01/18_ increasing the number of commissioners to five; updating the composition of the commission; specifying training requirements; clarifying commissioners' ability to appoint and employ staff; clarifying the roles of the executive officer and chief counsel; permitting neighbor island members to receive per diem compensation and compensation for travel expenses; requiring the commission to report to the legislature regarding certain staff duties; and requiring a management audit of the commission. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD1)H 3/7/2017 Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 141) in amended form (SD 2).BAKER_ ENGLISH_ INOUYE_ KEITH-AGARAN_ RUDERMAN_ Green_ NishiharaCPH_ WAM<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB382_SD1_.pdf></a>
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BADHB1469Land UseRELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.Establishes procedures for designating public land redevelopment districts_ planning committees_ district redevelopment plans_ and designated redevelopment district revolving funds. Establishes powers and duties of planning committees. Modifies public land lease restrictions. Appropriates funds. (HB1469 HD1)S 3/7/2017 Passed First Reading.ONISHI_ CACHOLA_ CHOY_ CREAGAN_ CULLEN_ ICHIYAMA_ ITO_ KONG_ NAKASHIMA_ OHNO_ SAN BUENAVENTURA_ SAY_ TODD_ TOKIOKA_ YAMASHITATOU/WAL_ FIN&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=1185&year=2017'>SB1185</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB1469_HD1_.pdf></a>
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BadHB83Land UseRELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.Allows the Department of Human Services to establish puuhonua safe zones where homeless persons may reside. Appropriates funds for establishing the zones. (HB83 HD1)S 3/7/2017 Passed First Reading.GATES_ AQUINO_ BROWER_ HASHEM_ Morikawa_ Quinlan_ San BuenaventuraHUS_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB83_HD1_.pdf></a>
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BadHB575Land UseRELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.Authorizes the board of land and natural resources to extend commercial_ hotel_ resort_ and industrial leases in the Banyan Drive and Kanoelehua industrial area of Hilo_ Hawaii_ when the lessee makes qualifying substantial improvements to the leased land. (HB575 HD1)S 3/7/2017 Passed First Reading.NAKASHIMAWAL_ FIN&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=274&year=2017'>SB274</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB575_HD1_.pdf></a>
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BadHB998OceanRELATING TO BOTTOMFISH.Requires the DLNR to allow bottomfish fishing in six of the Bottomfish Restricted Fishing Areas and to amend any administrative rules to provide that any restriction on fishing shall be based on scientific evidence of environmental necessity. (HB998 HD1)S 3/9/2017 Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 311).SOUKI_ TOKIOKAOMH_ JUD<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB998_HD1_.pdf></a>
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OG SupportsSB1183TaxRELATING TO TAXATION.Authorizes counties that have established a surcharge on state tax prior to 7/1/2015 to extend the surcharge in perpetuity. Authorizes counties that have not established a surcharge by 7/1/2017 to establish a surcharge on state tax. Provides that the State shall retain an unspecified portion of surcharge proceeds for DOT. Requires a county's share of the county surcharge on state tax to be paid to the county on a monthly basis.H 3/7/2017 Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 358) in amended form (SD 2).INOUYE_ S. CHANG_ DELA CRUZ_ GALUTERIA_ HARIMOTO_ K. KAHELE_ KIDANITRE/PSM_ WAM&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=1442&year=2017'>HB1442</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB1183_SD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB446AgMAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR A DIVERSIFIED AGRICULTURAL PARK.Makes an appropriation for the acquisition of land_ planning_ design_ and construction of an agricultural park in South Maui. (HB446 HD1)S 3/7/2017 Passed First Reading.ING_ CREAGAN_ GATES_ LOPRESTI_ LOWEN_ DeCoiteAGR_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB446_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB891AgRELATING TO AGRICULTURE.Requires the Department of Agriculture_ in cooperation with the office of the governor_ to develop a strategic plan to double local food production and exports by 2020. Requires the Department of Agriculture to submit a report to the legislature prior to the Regular Session of 2018 in order to codify the strategic plan and benchmarks. (HB891 HD1)S 3/7/2017 Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 155).DECOITE_ CREAGAN_ EVANS_ ING_ KEOHOKALOLE_ LOPRESTI_ LOWEN_ TAKAYAMA_ YAMANEAGR_ FIN&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=624&year=2017'>SB624</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB891_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodSB698AgRELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LANDS.Requires an owner or occupier to provide notice and map of the subdivision or lease to the department of health and various county agencies when subdividing and leasing agricultural land. Grants county and state agencies the right to enter property upon reasonable belief of a violation to investigate for violations of and compliance with agricultural subdivision and lease qualifications and issue citations_ fines_ and liens. (SD1)S 3/3/2017 48 Hrs. Notice 03-07-17.RIVIERE_ Espero_ Green_ Harimoto_ Ihara_ Inouye_ Kim_ ShimabukuroWTL/AEN/PSM_ WAM&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=97&year=2017'>HB97</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB698_SD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodSB990ClimateRELATING TO FOREST STEWARDSHIP.Clarifies conditions that must be met by applicants to receive funds under the Forest Stewardship Program.H 3/3/2017 Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 67) in amended form (SD 1).KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party)WTL_ WAM&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=1124&year=2017'>HB1124</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB990_SD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB839DLNRRELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.Requires the Auditor to conduct an audit of specified divisions of the Department of Land and Natural Resources. Appropriates funds. (HB839 HD1)S 3/7/2017 Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 147).YAMANE_ CULLEN_ KONG_ LOWEN_ ONISHI_ SAIKI_ TOKIOKA_ YAMASHITAWAL_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB839_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB840DLNRRELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.Requires the Auditor to conduct a performance audit of the Department of Land and Natural Resources_ Land Division. Appropriates funds for necessary staff positions. (HB840 HD1)S 3/7/2017 Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 148).YAMANE_ CULLEN_ KONG_ LOWEN_ ONISHI_ SAIKI_ TOKIOKA_ YAMASHITAWAL_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB840_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodSB635FreshwaterRELATING TO WATER CONSERVATION.Establishes a two-year water conservation financial assistance pilot program to provide financial assistance to county-owned public water systems. Appropriates funds. (SD1)S 3/3/2017 48 Hrs. Notice 03-07-17.K. RHOADSWTL/PSM/AEN_ WAM&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=636&year=2017'>HB636</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB635_SD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB632FreshwaterRELATING TO WATER INFRASTRUCTURE LOANS.Broadens the Water Infrastructure Loan Program to include loans made to water utilities. Amends the definition of "water infrastructure charge" to include on-bill charges to be imposed on water utilities and the definitions of "water infrastructure equipment"_ "water infrastructure loans"_ and "loan program" to include water tanks.H 3/3/2017 Forty-eight (48) hours notice Tuesday, 03-07-17YAMANE_ AQUINO_ CREAGAN_ CULLEN_ ICHIYAMA_ KONG_ NAKASHIMA_ ONISHI_ YAMASHITA_ DeCoiteWAL_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB632_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB860Land UseRELATING TO ACTIONS FOR QUIET TITLE.Provides that: (1) actions for quiet title of kuleana lands shall be subject to mandatory mediation; (2) court cases by the same plaintiff that seeks quiet title for separate kuleana lands within the same court circuit shall be consolidated; (3) defendant's access for cultural and traditional practices shall not be alienated or extinguished; and (4) plaintiff shall not recover costs_ expenses_ or attorney's fees from the defendant.S 3/9/2017 Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 299)ING_ KEOHOKALOLE_ SAIKI_ SOUKIOMH_ JUD<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB860_.pdf></a>
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GoodSB629Land UseRELATING TO THE LAND USE COMMISSION.Provides the Land Use Commission with the power to amend_ revise_ or modify a decision and order granting a district boundary amendment_ or fine a petitioner_ when there has been a finding by the Land Use Commission that a petitioner or its successors or assigns have not adhered to the conditions imposed by the commission_ regardless of whether there has been substantial commencement of use of the land. Defines "substantial commencement". Effective March 15_ 2094. (SD1)H 3/7/2017 Referred to WAL, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 26IHARA_ S. Chang_ Keith-Agaran_ KimWTL/JDL_ WAM<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB629_SD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB121OceansRELATING TO OCEAN MANAGEMENT.Establishes the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument Program within DLNR-DAR to coordinate and fulfill the State's co-management role with federal authorities. Establishes a goal of effective management of thirty per cent of nearshore waters by 2030 under the Coastal Zone Management Program. (HB121 HD2)S 3/9/2017 Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 219).INGOMH_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB121_HD2_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB1457OceansRELATING TO AQUATIC LIFE.Requires the Division of Aquatic Resources to promote education about nearshore reef wildlife and to develop a comprehensive plan_ programs_ and policies for its sustainable management. Places a temporary moratorium on the issuance of new aquarium fish permits. (HB1457 HD1)S 3/9/2017 Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 353).INGOMH_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB1457_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB1300OceansRELATING TO CORAL.Requires UH Environmental Center to conduct ongoing studies of the environmental impacts of sewage spills on affected coral reefs. Requires UH Environmental Center to submit an annual report to the legislature prior to the convening of regular sessions. Appropriates funds. (HB1300 HD1)S 3/7/2017 Passed First Reading.DECOITE_ CREAGAN_ EVANS_ ING_ KEOHOKALOLE_ LOPRESTI_ LOWEN_ TAKAYAMA_ YAMASHITA_ GatesEEP_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB1300_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB450OceansRELATING TO CORAL.Requires UH to conduct a study on the effects of sunscreen on Hawaii's coral reefs and report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. (HB450 HD1)S 3/7/2017 Passed First Reading.DECOITE_ CREAGAN_ HAR_ HASHEM_ ICHIYAMA_ KONG_ LOPRESTI_ MCKELVEY_ NAKAMURA_ SAN BUENAVENTURA_ TAKAYAMA_ THIELEN_ TOKIOKA_ WOODSON_ YAMASHITA_ Evans_ Gates_ IngHED_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB450_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodSB301OpalaRELATING TO RECYCLING.Mandates the recommendations made by the office of the auditor to the department of health regarding advance disposal fee glass containers and glass recycling. Requires the department of health to report on its implementation of the recommendations to the legislature.H 3/7/2017 Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 118) in amended form (SD 2).K. RHOADS_ RUDERMANCPH/AEN_ WAM&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=184&year=2017'>HB184</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB301_SD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB511ProcessRELATING TO LOBBYISTS.Makes changes to the laws governing lobbyists. Amends the definition of "expenditure_" "lobbyist_" and "lobbying." Allows a person who employs a lobbyist to file a notice of termination. Amends reporting requirements for reports covering special sessions of the legislature. Requires that lobbyist registration statements be posted on the state ethics commission's website within a reasonable time after filing and remain on the website for at least 4 years.S 3/9/2017 Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 268).NISHIMOTOJUD&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=sb&billnumber=853&year=2017'>sb853</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB511_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB165ProcessRELATING TO PUBLIC MEETINGS.Requires_ among other things_ electronic posting of meeting notices_ emergency meeting agendas_ cancellation notices_ and meeting minutes.S 3/9/2017 Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 227).NISHIMOTOJUD<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB165_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB508ProcessRELATING TO ETHICS.Increases administrative fines for ethics violations and for violations of the lobbyist law. Clarifies the assessment of fines in the context of a settlement agreement. Removes the intent of the respondent as an element of civil violations for chapter 97_ HRS. (HB508 HD1)S 3/7/2017 Passed First Reading.NISHIMOTOJUD_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB508_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB77ProcessRELATING TO AN OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS.Requires the Legislative Reference Bureau to study the feasibility and cost effect of establishing an Office of Administrative Hearings that conducts administrative hearings for the State's executive branch agencies. A report of findings and recommendations_ including proposed legislation shall be presented to the Legislature prior to the Regular Session of 2018. (HB77 HD1)S 3/3/2017 Passed First Reading.SAIKI_ LUKE_ NISHIMOTOJUD_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB77_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodSB631ProcessRELATING TO ETHICS.Exempts gifts received by an elected or appointed official on behalf of the State from gift reporting requirements under the ethics code. Requires the gift to be publicly recorded as property of the State and allows the gift to remain with the official's agency or be transferred to the state archives or state foundation on culture and arts at the end of the official's term.H 3/7/2017 Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 216) in amended form (SD 1).IHARA_ S. Chang_ Keith-Agaran_ KimJDL<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB631_.pdf></a>
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GoodSB312ProcessRELATING TO OPEN GOVERNMENT.Allows the electronic mailing of meeting notices; requires the posting of the notice on the State's or appropriate county's electronic calendar; and clarifies potential posting disputes. Adds emergency meetings to the public meeting notice requirements. Requires boards to make board packets available for public inspection and provide notice_ upon request_ of the availability of board packets.H 3/7/2017 Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 122) in amended form (SD 2).KEITH-AGARAN_ GabbardGVO_ JDL<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB312_SD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB1351RecyclingRELATING TO THE ELECTRONIC DEVICE RECYCLING FUND.Authorizes the Director of Health to expend moneys to support county electronics recycling collection. Makes an appropriation to reimburse the counties of Hawaii_ Kauai_ and Maui for expenses incurred during 2015 and 2016 related to the collection services associated with handling and collecting electronic devices for recycling. (HB1351 HD1)S 3/7/2017 Passed First Reading.SOUKI (Introduced by request of another party)EEP_ FIN&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=418&year=2017'>SB418</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB1351_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB209Tax FairnessRELATING TO TAXATION.Expands the low income-household renters' income tax credit based on adjusted gross income and filing status. Establishes a state earned income tax credit. Restores the income tax rates for high income brackets that were repealed on 12/31/15. Removes the sunset for the refundable food/excise tax credit.S 3/9/2017 Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 236).JOHANSON_ BELATTI_ CULLEN_ HOLT_ C. LEE_ LOWEN_ LUKE_ NAKASHIMA_ NISHIMOTO_ QUINLAN_ SAIKIFIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB209_.pdf></a>
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GoodSB648Tax FairnessRELATING TO TAXATION.Expands the low income-household renters' income tax credit based on adjusted gross income and filing status. Establishes a state earned income tax credit. Restores the income tax rates for high income brackets that were repealed on 12/31/15. Removes the sunset for the refundable food/excise tax credit.H 3/7/2017 Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 221) in amended form (SD 1).SHIMABUKURO_ ESPERO_ K. RHOADSWAM<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB648_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB1577WasteRELATING TO COMPOSTING.Authorizes the Department of Agriculture to issue grants to establish a composting grant pilot project in DOE schools. Establishes a composting grant pilot project working group. Requires report to legislature. Appropriates funds. (HB1577 HD1)S 3/7/2017 Passed First Reading.C. LEE_ BROWER_ CREAGAN_ EVANS_ JOHANSON_ KEOHOKALOLE_ LOWEN_ QUINLAN_ THIELENEEP_ EDN_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB1577_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB637WastewaterRELATING TO THE STATE BUILDING CODES.Expedites the review_ update_ and adoption of the Uniform Plumbing Code as it relates to the Hawaii State Building Codes. Appropriates funds. (HB637 HD1)S 3/7/2017 Passed First Reading.YAMANE_ AQUINO_ CULLEN_ EVANS_ ICHIYAMA_ JOHANSON_ KONG_ C. LEE_ LOWEN_ SAYWAL_ CPC_ FIN&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=sb&billnumber=634&year=2017'>sb634</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB637_HD2_.pdf></a>
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GoodSB555WastewaterRELATING TO GRAY WATER.Prohibits the issuance of new building permits unless it is established that the building will be furnished with equipment that allows for the collection and use of gray water for irrigation. Provides for exemptions. Takes effect on 1/1/2018.S 3/7/2017 Recommitted to PSM/AEN (Dead? I cant tell)ENGLISH_ HARIMOTO_ NISHIHARA_ S. Chang_ Gabbard_ Galuteria_ Green_ Ihara_ Riviere_ Shimabukuro_ Taniguchi_ WakaiPSM/AEN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB555_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB1509WastewaterRELATING TO WATER MANAGEMENT.Requires the State and counties to consider storm water management in the development of the Hawaii Water Resource Protection Plan.S 3/7/2017 Passed First Reading.CULLENEEP_ WAL<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB1509_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB1417WaterRELATING TO WATER.Requires the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency to develop a post-disaster fresh drinking water security plan. Makes an appropriation. Requires a report to the legislature prior to the regular session of 2018. (HB1417 HD1)S 3/3/2017 Passed First Reading.YAMANE_ AQUINO_ CULLEN_ ITOPBS_ WAL_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB1417_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB2AgRELATING TO AGRICULTURE.Authorizes 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_ notwithstanding any county ordinance or regulation to the contrary. (HB2 HD1)S 3/9/2017: Referred to PSM/AEN.EVANSAGR_ JUD<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB2_HD1_.pdf></a>
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BadHB1479Land UseRELATING TO THE HILO COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DISTRICT.Establishes the Hilo Community Economic Development District located in East Hawaii under the Hawaii Community Development Authority. Establishes the Hilo Community Economic Revolving Fund for all revenue_ income_ and receipts of the district_ except a portion transferred to the Special Land and Development Fund. Appropriates funds. (HB1479 HD2)S 3/3/2017 Passed First Reading.NAKASHIMA_ TODDEDB/TOU_ WAL_ FIN&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=1292&year=2017'>SB1292</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB1479_HD2_.pdf></a>
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badSB1306ProcessRELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS_ ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT_ AND TOURISM.Establishes an office of public-private partnership within the department of business_ economic development_ and tourism. Requires that the office create a strategic plan; create collaboration amongst state agencies to identify and implement public-private projects; and oversee and implement the public-private projects. Makes an appropriation.H 3/7/2017: Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 385) in amended form (SD 1).DELA CRUZ_ K. KAHELE_ KEITH-AGARAN_ Galuteria_ Inouye_ Kidani_ Nishihara_ WakaiETT_ WAM<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB1306_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB144ClimateRELATING TO THE MITIGATION OF HAZARDOUS SITUATIONS STATEWIDE.Extends the lapse date for the mitigating of hazardous situations appropriation from June 30_ 2017 to June 30_ 2019.S 3/9/2017 Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 221).LUKEFIN&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=604&year=2017'>SB604</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB144_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB630ClimateRELATING TO DROUGHT MITIGATION.Appropriates funds for county drought mitigation projects and measures. Appropriates funds for one full-time equivalent permanent planner IV position within the Commission on Water Resource Management to update the Hawaii drought plan. (HB630 HD1)S 3/7/2017 Passed First Reading.YAMANE_ DECOITE_ EVANS_ ITO_ LOWEN_ NAKASHIMA_ ONISHI_ YAMASHITA_ San Buenaventura_ ToddWAL_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB630_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodSB1271ElectionsPROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE II_ SECTION 1_ OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION TO CHANGE THE AGE QUALIFICATION FOR VOTING IN STATE OR LOCAL ELECTIONS.Proposes a constitutional amendment to allow individuals who are seventeen years of age but will be eighteen years of age on or before the next state or local general election to vote at the state or local primary election immediately preceding the state or local general election by which the citizen will attain the age of eighteen.H 3/7/2017 Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 26IHARA_ S. CHANG_ ESPERO_ GALUTERIA_ INOUYE_ K. KAHELE_ KEITH-AGARAN_ KIM_ RUDERMAN_ TOKUDA_ Dela Cruz_ Nishihara_ Shimabukuro_ L. ThielenJDL&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=1315&year=2017'>HB1315</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB1271_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB1248EnergyRELATING TO MICROGRIDS.Authorizes the establishment of microgrid demonstration projects for the generation_ storage_ and distribution of renewable energy. Establishes a Microgrid Advisory Committee to provide guidelines and advice on the microgrid demonstration project of the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority. (HB1248 HD1)S 3/9/2017 Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 331).LOWEN_ C. LEE_ NAKASHIMAEEP/EDB_ CPC<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB1248_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB152EnergyRELATING TO WHEELING.Requires the Public Utilities Commission to explore the feasibility of implementing retail wheeling in Hawaii. Requires the Commission to report on the status of the investigation and the status of the implementation of retail wheeling annually until the implementation is complete. (HB152 HD1)S 3/9/2017 Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 225).EVANS_ C. LEEEEP_ CPC<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB152_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB1567EnergyRELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.Authorizes the Public Utilities Commission to establish preferential electricity rates for communities that serve as geographic hosts for energy projects. (HB1567 HD1)S 3/9/2017 Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 365).C. LEE_ MCKELVEY_ QUINLANEEP_ CPC<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB1567_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB794EnergyRELATING TO ENERGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.Establishes the University of Hawaii Green Special Fund to fund energy conservation measures to reduce the University's energy consumption and costs. Requires UH to submit an annual report to the Legislature. (HB794 HD1)S 3/3/2017 Passed First Reading.C. LEE_ BROWER_ EVANS_ JOHANSON_ LOPRESTI_ LOWEN_ LUKE_ MORIKAWA_ THIELEN_ YAMANE_ CreaganHED_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB794_HD1_.pdf></a>
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goodSB909EnergyRELATING TO ENERGY ASSURANCE.Addresses deficiencies in Hawaii's fuel shortage response and energy emergency (energy assurance) statutes; provides policy guidance on preparing for_ responding to_ recovering from_ and mitigating against any actual or potential energy supply disruption or shortage to preserve the State's energy security and to ensure that fuel products and energy resources are made available to emergency services and the public in an orderly_ efficient_ and safe manner.H 3/7/2017 Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 293) in amended form (SD 2).KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party)TRE/PSM/CPH_ WAM&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=1043&year=2017'>HB1043</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB909_SD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB606Invasive SpeciesRELATING TO COUNTY ACCESS TO PRIVATE PROPERTY.Authorizes the counties to enter private property to control or eradicate invasive species and pests. (HB606 HD1)S 3/9/2017 Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 277).LOWENEEP_ JUD&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=637&year=2017'>SB637</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB606_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB1301Invasive speciesRELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.Provides that a person or entity that is determined by the Hawaii Invasive Species Council to have introduced an invasive species into the State is financially liable (strict liability) for the eradication of the invasive species. (HB1301 HD1)S 3/9/2017 Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 334).DECOITE_ KEOHOKALOLE_ LOPRESTI_ TOKIOKA_ Creagan_ Evans_ Gates_ YamashitaAGR_ JUD<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB1301_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB655Invasive SpeciesRELATING TO THE ROSE-RINGED PARAKEET.Appropriates funds to the department of land and natural resources to assist with and provide supplemental funds to the National Wildlife Research Center to research the negative impacts of the rose-ringed parakeet on Kauai and develop and implement a control plan to reduce the negative impacts.S 3/9/2017 Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 283).NAKAMURA_ CREAGAN_ CULLEN_ DECOITE_ KONG_ MORIKAWA_ TOKIOKA_ YAMANEAGR_ FIN&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=772&year=2017'>SB772</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB655_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB481Invasive SpeciesRELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.Requires the Department of Agriculture to establish a pilot pesticide treatment coupon project and a little fire ant site map for the county of Hawaii. Requires report to the Legislature on project implementation. Appropriates funds. (HB481 HD1)S 3/7/2017 Passed First Reading.ONISHI_ BROWER_ CHOY_ CREAGAN_ DECOITE_ EVANS_ HAR_ JOHANSON_ KEOHOKALOLE_ KONG_ LOWEN_ MORIKAWA_ NAKASHIMA_ OHNO_ SAN BUENAVENTURA_ TAKAYAMA_ TODD_ TOKIOKA_ Gates_ Nakamura_ QuinlanEEP/AGR_ FIN&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=656&year=2017'>SB656</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB481_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodSB272Invasive SpeciesRELATING TO RAT LUNGWORM DISEASE.Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii at Hilo for programs_ studies_ and activities related to rat lungworm disease. Conditions release of the funds on the University submitting a report to the legislature with specific strategies and objectives that the University_ along with the Department of Health_ Department of Land and Natural Resources_ Department of Agriculture_ and Joint Rat Lungworm Task Force_ plan to implement to further efforts to prevent and eradicate rat lungworm disease. (SD1)H 3/7/2017 Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 109) in amended form (SD 2).K. KAHELE_ BAKER_ GREEN_ INOUYE_ RUDERMANHRE/WTL/AEN_ CPH/WAM&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=474&year=2017'>HB474</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB272_SD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodSB637Invasive SpeciesRELATING TO COUNTY ACCESS TO PRIVATE PROPERTY.Authorizes the counties through their employees or authorized agents to enter private property to control or eradicate invasive species and pests. (SD1)H 3/7/2017 Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 218) in amended form (SD 2).K. RHOADSPSM/AEN_ JDL&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=606&year=2017'>HB606</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB637_SD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB172Invasives SpeciesRELATING TO PRIVATE PROPERTY.Authorizes a property owner or agent to enter adjacent property under certain conditions to eradicate albizia trees before they become hazardous. Provides defense to criminal prosecution. (HB172 HD1)S 3/9/2017 Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 229).SAN BUENAVENTURA_ BELATTI_ KEOHOKALOLE_ KOBAYASHI_ C. LEE_ MORIKAWA_ NAKASHIMA_ OHNO_ LoPrestiEEP/WAL_ JUD&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=843&year=2017'>SB843</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB172_HD1_.pdf></a>
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ConcerningSB1307Land UseRELATING TO LAND USE.Allows county councils to establish Neighborhood Revitalization Boards to be administered by the counties for the purpose of developing neighborhood revitalization plans for areas in each county. Allows Neighborhood Revitalization Boards to request funding and requires the counties to provide at least twenty per cent matching funds for any neighborhood revitalization plan or project that receives state funds. (SD1)H 3/7/2017 Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 386) in amended form (SD 2).DELA CRUZ_ KEITH-AGARAN_ Kidani_ Nishihara_ WakaiPSM/HOU_ WAM<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB1307_SD1_.pdf></a>
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BadSB895TrailsRELATING TO CRIMINAL TRESPASSEstablishes the offense of criminal trespass onto state lands to the penal code. Amends the offenses of criminal trespass in the second degree to apply to government agricultural property regardless of whether it is fenced, enclosed, or otherwise secured. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)H 3/9/2017: Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 287) in amended form (SD 1).KOUCHIJDL
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BadHB1142TrailsRELATING TO CRIMINAL TRESPASSEstablishes the offense of criminal trespass onto state lands to the penal code. Amends the offenses of criminal trespass in the second degree to apply to government agricultural property regardless of whether it is fenced, enclosed, or otherwise secured. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)S 3/9/2017: Received from House.SOUKIJUD
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BadHB574Land UseRELATING TO THE PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL SPACE CENTER FOR EXPLORATION SYSTEMS.Establishes an excise tax on basalt cinder and trap rock sold by wholesalers or dealers. Provides that the excise tax is paid into the Basalt Materials Research Account within the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems Special Fund. Sunsets December 31_ 2030. (HB574 HD1)S 3/9/2017 Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 275).NAKASHIMA_ BROWER_ CREAGAN_ EVANS_ HOLT_ JOHANSON_ LOWEN_ LUKE_ NISHIMOTO_ ONISHI_ SAIKI_ YAMASHITAEDB_ FIN&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=766&year=2017'>SB766</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB574_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB790PesticidesRELATING TO ENVIRONEMENTAL PROTECTION.Establishes disclosure and public notification requirements for outdoor application of restricted use pesticides and insecticides in various sensitive area. (HB790 HD2)DEAD H 3/7/2017 Forty-eight (48) hours notice Thursday, 03-09-17.C.LEE, LOPRESTI, LOWEN, LUKE, SAIKI, THIELEN, Creagan, EvansEEP/AGR, CPC
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shortHB639Land; Short FormRELATING TO LAND.Short form bill relating to land.H 1/25/2017: Referred to WAL_ referral sheet 3YAMANEWAL<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB639_.pdf></a>
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shortHB641Water; Short FormRELATING TO WATER.Short form bill relating to water.H 1/25/2017: Referred to WAL_ referral sheet 3YAMANEWAL<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB641_.pdf></a>
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shortHB642Water; Short FormRELATING TO WATER.Short form bill relating to water.H 1/25/2017: Referred to WAL_ referral sheet 3YAMANEWAL<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB642_.pdf></a>
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shortHB341Housing; Short FormRELATING TO HOUSING.Short form bill relating to housing.H 1/23/2017: Referred to HSG_ referral sheet 2BROWERHSG<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB341_.pdf></a>
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shortHB342Housing; Short FormRELATING TO HOUSING.Short form bill relating to housing.H 1/23/2017: Referred to HSG_ referral sheet 2BROWERHSG<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB342_.pdf></a>
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shortHB343Housing; Short FormRELATING TO HOUSING.Short form bill relating to housing.H 1/23/2017: Referred to HSG_ referral sheet 2BROWERHSG<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB343_.pdf></a>
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shortHB262Energy; Short FormRELATING TO ENERGY.Short form bill relating to energy.H 1/23/2017: Referred to EEP_ referral sheet 1C. LEEEEP<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB262_.pdf></a>
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GoodSB703TrailsRELATING TO VISITOR IMPACTS.Allows use of the special land and development fund for the management_ maintenance_ and development of state parks_ beaches_ and other natural resources. Allocates two per cent of the transient accommodations tax to the special land and development fund category for the management_ maintenance_ and development of trails and trail access_ state parks_ beaches_ and other natural resources. (SD1)DEAD? S 2/17/2017: Reported from ETT/WTL/PSM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 419) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading_ as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.RIVIERE_ ESPERO_ L. THIELEN_ Green_ HarimotoETT/WTL/PSM_ WAM<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB703_SD1_.pdf></a>
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Very bad.SB673CourtsPROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO AMEND THE MANNER IN WHICH JUSTICES AND JUDGES ARE APPOINTED_ CONSENTED TO_ AND RETAINED.Proposes amendments to the Constitution of the State of Hawaii relating to the appointment and retention of justices and judges. Authorizes the senate to approve or reject subsequent terms of office for justices and judges. Changes the required time frames from thirty to ninety days for the process to appoint and consent to a justice or judge. Harmonizes the senate consent procedures for district court judgeship nominees to mirror the senate consent procedures relating to supreme court justices and intermediate court of appeals and circuit court judges. (SD1)Dead? S 2/16/2017: Report adopted; Passed Second Reading_ as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM_ with Senators Ruderman and Thielen voting "No".KEITH-AGARAN_ TOKUDAJDL_ WAM<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB673_SD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodSB1136Land UseRELATING TO THE LAND USE COMMISSION.Appropriates funds for the land use commission to establish a planner IV full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) position to monitor and ensure compliance of any conditions required by the land use commission regarding land use within the four major land use districts.DEAD? S 2/10/2017: Report adopted; Passed Second Reading_ as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.IHARA_ ESPERO_ INOUYE_ K. RHOADS_ RIVIERE_ Baker_ S. Chang_ English_ Galuteria_ K. Kahele_ Keith-Agaran_ Kim_ Ruderman_ L. Thielen_ WakaiWTL_ WAM<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB1136_SD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB1582Basic RightsPROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE I_ SECTION 2_ OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO INCLUDE ACCESS TO CLEAN DRINKING WATER_ EDUCATION AND HEALTH CARE AMONG THE INHERENT AND INALIENABLE RIGHTS OF INDIVIDUALS.Proposes a constitutional amendment to ensure access to clean drinking water_ meaningful health care_ and a quality education are among the inherent and inalienable rights of individuals. (HB1582 HD1)DEAD? H 2/17/2017: Reported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 609) as amended in HD 1_ recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.C. LEE_ CREAGAN_ JOHANSON_ LOWEN_ NISHIMOTO_ QUINLAN_ SAIKI_ TAKUMI_ TODD_ YAMANE_ Brower_ Evans_ KeohokaloleJUD_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB1582_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodHB599Land UseRELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE PLAN.Amends Hawaii State Planning Act to prioritize housing opportunities for extremely low- to above moderate- income households_ require periodic updates to functional plans_ and amend member nomination process for advisory committees for the functional plans. (HB599 HD1)DEAD S 3/7/2017 Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 125).NAKASHIMAEDB_ FIN<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/HB599_HD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodSB366EnergyRELATING TO THE HAWAII RATEPAYER PROTECTION ACT.Requires_ on or before 1/1/2020_ the public utilities commission to establish performance incentive and penalty mechanisms that directly tie electric utility revenues to the utility's achievement on performance metrics.DEAD S 3/1/2017 The committee on CPH deferred the measure.INOUYE_ Baker_ Dela Cruz_ English_ Keith-Agaran_ KidaniCPH<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB366_.pdf></a>
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GoodSB152OceansRELATING TO COMMERCIAL MARINE LICENSES.Requires commercial marine license applicants to appear in front of DLNR in person. Prohbits DLNR from issuing or renewing a commercial marine license to an alien crew member who has not been granted permission to land temporarily pursuant to federal law.DEAD S 3/1/2017 The committee on IAA deferred the measure.K. RHOADS_ GabbardWTL/IAA<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB152_.pdf></a>
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GoodSB690Native SpeciesRELATING TO CONSERVATION.Appropriates funds for a state civil service position to effectively track and monitor funds and expenditures related to habitat conservation plans and perform other tasks to benefit the recovery of threatened and endangered species.DEAD S 2/9/2017: Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM.RIVIERE_ Baker_ Espero_ Green_ Harimoto_ Ihara_ Inouye_ Kim_ K. Rhoads_ Ruderman_ ShimabukuroWTL_ WAM&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=815&year=2017'>HB815</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB690_.pdf></a>
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BadSB328CourtsPROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE VI_ SECTION 3_ OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO AMEND THE TIMEFRAME TO RENEW THE TERM OF OFFICE OF A JUSTICE OR JUDGE AND REQUIRE CONSENT OF THE SENATE FOR A JUSTICE OR JUDGE TO RENEW A TERM OF OFFICE.Proposes a constitutional amendment to amend the timeframe to renew the term of office of a justice or judge and require consent of the senate for a justice or judge to renew a term of office.DEAD S 2/8/2017: The committee on JDL deferred the measure.KEITH-AGARAN_ DELA CRUZ_ INOUYE_ KIMJDL&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=1186&year=2017'>HB1186</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB328_.pdf></a>
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badSB966Land UseRELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.Exempts lands to which Hawaii Public Housing Authority holds title from the definition of "public lands" in section 171-2_ Hawaii Revised Statutes.DEAD S 2/17/2017: Reported from WTL/HOU (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 457) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading_ as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party)WTL/HOU_ WAM&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=1100&year=2017'>HB1100</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB966_SD1_.pdf></a>
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ConcerningSB580Land UseRELATING TO HOUSING AND MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT.Allows the department of land and natural resources to enter into housing_ commercial_ and mixed-use leases for terms in excess of sixty-five years but not exceeding ninety-nine years. Gives the lessee a right of first refusal following a public auction at the termination of the lease; provided that the lessee shall match the highest lease rental bid offered.DEAD S 2/17/2017: Reported from WTL/HOU (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 456) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading_ as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.ESPERO_ S. Chang_ Harimoto_ K. Kahele_ Kidani_ K. RhoadsWTL/HOU_ WAM<a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB580_SD1_.pdf></a>
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BadSB671Land UseRELATING TO LANDS CONTROLLED BY THE STATE.Authorizes the department of land and natural resources and the Hawaii community development authority to negotiate and execute ninety-nine year leases on the department's and authority's lands located within one mile of the city and county of Honolulu's planned rail transit stations_ provided that all housing in the mixed-use development for the lands to be leased is reserved for residents and families earning up to sixty per cent of the area median income. Effective 3/15/2050. Sunsets on 6/30/2050. (SD1)DEAD S 2/17/2017: Reported from WTL/ETT/HOU (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 482) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading_ as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.HARIMOTO_ ESPERO_ KEITH-AGARAN_ Inouye_ RiviereWTL/ETT/HOU_ WAM&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=658&year=2017'>HB658</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB671_SD1_.pdf></a>
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GoodSB636Invasive SpeciesRELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.Establishes the invasive species rapid response special fund within DLNR. Establishes procedures for emergency declarations and expenditures. Appropriates moneys.DEAD S 2/17/2017: Reported from WTL/AEN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 454) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading_ as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.K. RHOADSWTL/AEN_ WAM&nbsp;<a href='http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=HB&billnumber=904&year=2017'>HB904</a><a href=http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/bills/SB636_SD1_.pdf></a>
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