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SB1911/30/17 SB19: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB19.xmlRequires the department of agriculture to establish a mandatory disclosure program for pesticide use by all persons or entities under certain circumstances. Defines the term "crops" as used in chapter 149A, HRS. Increases the pesticide use revolving fund balance ceiling to $500,000.Relating to the Health Impacts of PesticidesPesticides; Disclosure; Pesticide Use Revolving FundNone AEN/CPH, WAMGREEN, S. Chang, K. Rhoads
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SB291/17/18 SB29: Re-Referred to AEN, CPH/JDC.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB29.xmlEstablishes pesticide buffer zones for sensitive areas beginning on July 1, 2018. Establishes penalties for violations. Requires the Department of Agriculture, based on input from the Advisory Committee on Pesticides, to adopt rules that determine amounts, distances, and wind speeds relating to pesticide buffer zones, within 18 months of the effective date. (SD1)Relating to PesticidesEnvironmental Protection; Pesticides; Buffer Zones; PenaltiesNone AEN, CPH/JDCGREEN, S. Chang, Ihara, K. Rhoads, Ruderman
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SB1051/17/18 SB105: Re-Referred to AEN/GVO/WTL, WAM/LBR.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB105.xmlRequires state agencies to participate in a carbon offset program to offset carbon emissions caused by their employees' air travel. Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to establish and administer a carbon offset program.Relating to the environment.State Employees; Air Travel; Department of Land and Natural Resources; Carbon Offset ProgramNone AEN/GVO/WTL, WAM/LBRK. Rhoads
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SB109
11/30/17 SB109: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.
https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB109.xmlEstablishes a permit that exempts sustainable living research and sites from certain county codes, ordinances, and rules. Appropriates funds.Relating to Sustainable LivingSustainable Living Research; Permit; Appropriations ($)None WTL/PSM/CPH, WAMK. RHOADS (Introduced by request of another party)
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SB1103/15/18 SB110: Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385).https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB110.xmlAuthorizes 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. (SB110 HD1)Relating to Aquatic ResourcesDepartment of Land and Natural Resources; Aquatic Mitigation Banking; Aquatic In-lieu Fee MitigationNone OMH/WAL, FINK. RHOADS
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SB11711/30/17 SB117: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB117.xmlRequires the department of transportation to implement an intra-island or inter-island ferry system. Makes an appropriation.Relating to Ferry SystemsFerry System; Environmental Impact Statement; Appropriation ($)None TRE/WTL, WAMK. RHOADS
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SB14311/30/17 SB143: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB143.xmlExempt 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".Relating to Energy Modernization at the University of Hawaii systemUniversity of Hawaii; MicrogridNone HRE/TRE, CPH/WAMK. KAHELE (Introduced by request of another party)
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SB15511/30/17 SB155: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB155.xmlRequire gas utility companies to establish renewable energy portfolio standard for gas. Provides means for gas utility companies to achieve the renewable energy portfolio standards for gas. Requires the public utilities commission to conduct a study of the renewable portfolio standards.Relating to Renewable EnergyRenewable Energy; Gas; Renewable Portfolio StandardNone CPH/TRE, WAMK. RHOADS
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SB36111/30/17 SB361: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB361.xmlEstablishes an income tax credit for taxpayers who purchase and install eligible energy storage systems. The amount of credit depends on type of system installed, filing status, and federal AGI of taxpayer. Excess credit may carry-over to subsequent tax years or is refundable under certain conditions. Applies to taxable years after 12/31/2017. Sunsets tax credit 12/31/2035. Requires the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to conduct a study and submit a report to the Legislature regarding the usage of energy storage systems. Amends reusable energy technologies tax credit to harmonize definitions. (SD1)Relating to Energy StorageEnergy Storage System Tax CreditNone TRE, WAMINOUYE, Baker, K. Rhoads, Shimabukuro
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SB36511/30/17 SB365: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB365.xmlProvides an investment income tax credit for energy storage property that receives, stores, and delivers energy. Requires DOTAX and DBEDT to submit annual reports to the legislature regarding the energy storage income tax credit. Requires DBEDT to complete a study on the impacts and benefits of the tax credit and its contribution to the State reaching its energy goals. Applies to taxable years after 12/31/16.Relating to Energy StorageEnergy Storage System Tax CreditNone TRE, WAMINOUYE, GREEN, IHARA, KIDANI, Keith-Agaran
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SB41811/30/17 SB418: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB418.xmlClarifies purposes for which moneys from the electronic device recycling fund may be expended. Makes an appropriation as a grant-in-aid to the counties of Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui for expenses related to the collection services associated with handling and collecting electronic devices for recycling. (SD1)Relating to the Electronic Devices Recycling FundElectronic Device Recycling Fund; Uses; Appropriation ($)None AEN/CPH, WAMKEITH-AGARAN, BAKER, ENGLISH, TOKUDA, K. Kahele, Wakai
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SB43411/30/17 SB434: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB434.xmlRequires the governor, DBEDT, and the Hawaii state energy office to develop a strategic plan that outlines benchmarks to achieve a one hundred per cent renewable energy portfolio standard. Requires DBEDT to submit the strategic plan to the legislature no later than twenty days prior to the convening of the regular session of 2018.Relating to Renewable EnergyEnergy; Renewable Energy; Strategic Plan; GuidelinesNone TRE, WAM
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SB612 SD2 HD13/15/18 SB612: Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385).https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB612.xmlMakes housekeeping amendment to the Livestock Revitalization Program. Appropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for the feed developer grant program and reimbursements to qualified producers for feed costs. Authorizes GO bonds for the planning, designing, and purchasing of a livestock feed mill.Relating to AgricultureDepartment of Agriculture; Qualified Feed Developer Grants; Livestock Revitalization Program; Appropriation; GO Bonds ($)NoneAGR, FINNISHIHARA, KIDANI, Baker, Dela Cruz, K. Kahele
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SB65011/30/17 SB650: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB650.xmlRepeals the renewable energies technology income tax credit. Takes effect on 1/1/2018.Relating to the Renewable Energy Technologies Income Tax CreditRenewable Energy Technologies Income Tax CreditNone TRE, WAMINOUYE, KIDANI
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SB6653/15/18 SB665: Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385).https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB665.xmlReplaces the current renewable energy technology systems tax credit with tax credits for solar or wind energy property and energy storage property and is applicable to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2017. Establishes a demonstration project for building energy efficiency designs within the Department of Transportation. (SB665 HD1)Relating to Renewable EnergyRenewable Energy; Solar and Wind Energy Property; Tax Credit; State Building Design; Energy Efficiency; AppropriationNone EEP, FININOUYE, Dela Cruz, K. Kahele, Shimabukuro
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SB78211/30/17 SB782: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB782.xmlAmends the "renewable portfolio standard" definition to more accurately reflect the amount of renewable energy generation in Hawaii by amending the renewable portfolio standard calculation to be based on electrical energy generation as opposed to electrical energy sales.Relating to "Renewable Energy"Renewable Portfolio Standard; DefinitionNone TRE, CPHGABBARD, KIDANI, Espero, Riviere, Wakai
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SB90611/30/17 SB906: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB906.xmlAmends the "renewable portfolio standard" calculation to more accurately reflect the amount of grid-connected renewable energy generation in Hawaii.Relating to Portfolio Standard; DefinitionRenewable Portfolio Standard; Definition.None TRE/CPH, WAMKOUCHI (Introduced at request by another party)
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SB109411/30/17 SB1094: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1094.xmlRequires that in order to qualify for the renewable energy technologies income tax credit, solar water heater systems meet the standards for solar water heater systems established by the public utilities commission. Requires the public utilities commission to establish standards for hot water heater systems that are ENERGY STAR qualified and listed or systems certified to the Solar Rating and Certification Corporation (SRCC) standard 3000. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2017.Relating to the Renewable EnergyRenewable Energy Technologies Income Tax Credit; Solar Water Heater System StandardsNone TRE/CPH, WAMINOUYE, DELA CRUZ, GALUTERIA, HARIMOTO, KIDANI, Baker, S. Chang
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SB112111/30/17 SB1121: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1121.xmlAmends the solar water heater mandate to ensure that the variance for a demand water heater may only be granted if solar water heating is impracticable and cost-prohibitive, and if no renewable energy technology system can be substituted for use as the primary energy source for heating water. Clarifies that a request for a variance for a demand water heater may only be granted if the applicant attests that the applicant will also be the resident-owner of the home.Relating to Energy EfficiencyEnergy; Solar Water Heater Mandate; VarianceNone TRE/CPHS. CHANG
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SB117611/30/17 SB1176: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1176.xmlExtends each county's authority to establish and collect a surcharge on state general excise and use taxes. Requires a county's share of the county surcharge on state tax to be paid to the county on a monthly basis. Deletes the repeal date for Act 247, Session Laws of Hawaii 2005, authorizing counties to levy a surcharge to fund public transportation systems.Relating to TaxationTaxation; General Excise Tax; CountiesNone TRE/PSM, WAMKOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party)
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SB11773/23/18 SB1177: Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Matsumoto, Thielen voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) C. Lee, Lowen, McDermott, Souki, Tokioka excused (5).https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1177.xmlEstablishes common interest agricultural communities. Exempts offers or dispositions of interests of land registered as common interest agricultural community from the uniform land sales practices act. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)Relating to Common Interest Agricultural CommunitiesCommon Interest Agricultural CommunitiesNone FINKOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party)
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SB1179#REF!https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1179.xmlRequires the department of land and natural resources to develop a department telephone hotline intake training program and upgrade its telephone hotline to enable the department to efficiently and effectively receive information and respond to information and reports relating to the department's duties and responsibilities. Requires the division of conservation and resource enforcement of the department of land and natural resources to enter into memoranda of understanding with other law enforcement agencies to provide twenty-four-hour service through an existing law enforcement dispatch center. Appropriates funds to the department of land and natural resources to upgrade its telephone hotline and establish four full-time equivalent (4.0 FTE) permanent civil service positions to provide intake services for the department of land and natural resources' telephone hotline twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.Relating to the Department of Land and Natural ResourcesIntake Training; Hotline; Civil Service Position; Department of Land and Natural Resources; Appropriation ($)None WTL/PSM, WAMRIVIERE, GREEN, S. Chang, Espero, Galuteria, Harimoto, Ihara, Inouye, Keith-Agaran, Kim, Nishihara, Ruderman, Taniguchi, L. Thielen, Wakai
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SB118011/30/17 SB1180: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1180.xmlAmends the cesspool upgrade, conversion, or connection income tax credit for taxable years beginning after 12/31/17 to: make the tax credit refundable; disallow the tax credit for taxpayers whose federal adjusted gross income exceeds certain amounts; expand the criteria for cesspools that qualify for the tax credit; and extend the sunset date to 12/31/2022. Requires that all cesspools in the State be upgraded or converted to septic or aerobic treatment unit systems or connected to sewer systems by 01/01/2050. Establishes a grant program to assist with cesspool upgrade or conversion costs. Appropriates funds for the grant program. Requires the department of health to develop guidelines for the mandatory disclosure of cesspools on real property. (SD1)Relating to CesspoolsCesspools; Income Tax Credit; Mandatory Upgrade, Conversion, or Connection; Grant Program; Mandatory Disclosure; Real Property; Appropriation ($)None CPH/AEN, WAMRIVIERE, ESPERO, HARIMOTO, INOUYE, KIDANI, K. RHOADS, S. Chang, Galuteria, Ihara, Nishihara
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SB118111/30/17 SB1181: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1181.xmlRequires DOH to develop guidelines for the mandatory disclosure of cesspools on real property.Relating to CesspoolsCesspools; Mandatory Disclosure; Real PropertyNone CPH/AEN, WAMRIVIERE, HARIMOTO, INOUYE, KIDANI, S. Chang, Espero, Galuteria, Ihara, Nishihara, K. Rhoads, Wakai
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SB118211/30/17 SB1182: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1182.xmlAdds a new definition of parked lunch wagons or food trucks to apply in special management areas. Amends the definition of development in a special management area to include placement of any structure. Amends the definition of structure in relation to shoreline setbacks to include parked lunch wagons or food trucks.Relating to Special Management AreasFood Trucks; Special Management Area; Coastal Zone Management; Shoreline SetbackNone WTL/CPHRIVIERE, INOUYE, S. Chang, Espero, Harimoto, Ihara, Kidani, Ruderman
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SB11833/15/18 SB1183: Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385).https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1183.xmlRelating to TaxationCounty Surcharge on State TaxNone TRN, FININOUYE, S. CHANG, DELA CRUZ, GALUTERIA, HARIMOTO, K. KAHELE, KIDANI
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SB118511/30/17 SB1185: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1185.xmlEstablishes 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.Relating to Public LandsPublic Lands; Redevelopment; Redevelopment Districts; Boundaries; Planning Committees; Powers and Duties; District Redevelopment Plans; Designated Redevelopment District Revolving Funds; Establishment; Lease Restrictions; Appropriations ($)None WTL/ETT, WAMNOUYE, DELA CRUZ, GREEN, Baker, Galuteria, Nishihara, Wakai
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SB118611/30/17 SB1186: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1186.xmlEstablishes the objective of eliminating all imported fossil fuels for ground transportation by 2045. Updates the State's clean energy initiative program to reflect the State's target of achieving a one hundred per cent renewable energy economy by 2045.Relating to Energy Imported Fossil Fuels; Elimination; Clean Energy Initiative ProgramNone TRE, WAM INOUYE, S. CHANG, ESPERO, IHARA, K. KAHELE, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, SHIMABUKURO, Harimoto, Wakai
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SB118711/30/17 SB1187: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1187.xmlEstablishes a clean transportation fee to be paid from a tax on fuel sales. Establishes the zero emissions vehicle infrastructure special fund to be funded by a percentage of the clean transportation fee for the purpose of expediting the development of electric charging and hydrogen fueling infrastructure throughout the State to enable and promote the use of zero emissions vehicles. Establishes the zero emissions vehicle rebate special fund to provide rebates for the purchase of new zero emissions vehicles within the State so long as funds are available.Relating to Clean TransportationClean Transportation Fee; Zero Emissions Vehicle Infrastructure Special Fund; Zero Emissions Vehicle Rebate Special Fund; Fuel TaxNone TRE, WAM INOUYE, RUDERMAN, S. Chang, Espero, Harimoto, K. Kahele, Nishihara, Shimabukuro
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SB119311/30/17 SB1193: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1193.xmlEstablishes an income tax credit for certain producers who sell agricultural commodities directly to consumers. (SD1)Relating to AgricultureAgriculture; Agricultural Commodities; Producers; Income Tax CreditNone AEN, WAMGABBARD, HARIMOTO, NISHIHARA, Ihara, Kim, Riviere
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SB119411/30/17 SB1194: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1194.xmlExempts gross income from agricultural commodities sold directly to consumers from the general excise tax up to a limit of $50,000 per year. (SD1)Relating to AgricultureAgricultural Commodity; Exemption; General Excise TaxNone AEN, WAMGABBARD, HARIMOTO, NISHIHARA, Ihara, Kim, Riviere
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SB11951/17/18 SB1195: Re-Referred to AEN/EDU, LBR/WAM.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1195.xmlAppropriates funds to the department of labor and industrial relations for the K-12 agriculture workforce development pipeline initiativeRelating to AgricultureAgriculture; K-12 Agriculture Workforce Development Pipeline Initiative; Appropriation ($)None AEN/EDU, LBR/WAMGABBARD, HARIMOTO, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, S. Chang, Ihara, Kim, Riviere, Wakai
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SB119811/30/17 SB1198: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1198.xmlPhases in a prohibition on the manufacture and sale of personal care products containing synthetic plastic microbeads.Relating to Environmental ProtectionHealth; Environmental Protection; Synthetic Plastic Microbeads; Marine LifeNone CPH, WAMGALUTERIA, ESPERO, HARIMOTO, IHARA, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, SHIMABUKURO, Kim
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SB120711/30/17 SB1207: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1207.xmlAppropriates moneys to the Agribusiness Development Corporation for a study to be conducted in cooperation with the United States Army Corps of Engineers on the merits of acquiring Lake Wilson dam and spillway to upgrade the dam and develop pumped-storage hydroelectricity. Requires federal matching funds.Relating to Lake WilsonHydroelectricity; Lake Wilson; Study; Appropriation ($)None AEN/PSM/TRE, WAMDELA CRUZ, GALUTERIA, INOUYE, KIDANI, K. Kahele, Wakai
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SB12086/13/18 SB1208: Act 038, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1138).https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1208.xmlEstablishes the agribusiness land and facilities special fund to acquire, operate, and maintain large tracts of former agricultural land in the State for purposes of agricultural economic development. (SD1)Relating to AgricultureAgribusiness Land and Facilities Special Fund; Former Agriculture Land; Economic DevelopmentNone AEN/WTL, WAMDELA CRUZ, GALUTERIA, INOUYE, K. KAHELE, KIDANI, Wakai
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SB29SD11/17/18 SB29: Re-Referred to AEN, CPH/JDC.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB29.xmlEstablishes pesticide buffer zones for sensitive areas beginning on July 1, 2018. Establishes penalties for violations. Requires the Department of Agriculture, based on input from the Advisory Committee on Pesticides, to adopt rules that determine amounts, distances, and wind speeds relating to pesticide buffer zones, within 18 months of the effective date. (SD1)Relating to PesticidesEnvironmental Protection; Pesticides; Buffer Zones; PenaltiesNoneAEN, CPH/JDCGREEN, S. Chang, Ihara, K. Rhoads, Ruderman
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SB1051/17/18 SB105: Re-Referred to AEN/GVO/WTL, WAM/LBR.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB105.xmlRequires state agencies to participate in a carbon offset program to offset carbon emissions caused by their employees' air travel. Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to establish and administer a carbon offset program.Relating to the EnvironmentState Employees; Air Travel; Department of Land and Natural Resources; Carbon Offset ProgramNoneAEN/GVO/WTL, WAM/LBRK. RHOADS
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SB2101/17/18 SB210: Re-Referred to WTL, JDC.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB210.xmlProhibits the use or application of sunscreen or sunblock containing oxybenzone or cosmetics with sunscreen containing oxybenzone while on a beach.Relating to Marine Life ConservationSunscreen; Oxybenzone; BeachesNoneWTL, JDCKIDANI, S. CHANG, ESPERO, GALUTERIA, NISHIHARA, RUDERMAN, Baker, Inouye, Keith-Agaran, K. Rhoads, Riviere
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SB 4111/17/18 SB411: Re-Referred to WTL/JDC, WAM.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB411.xmlAmends fines for the destroying or harvesting of koa trees and other trees and plants on state lands to an amount up to the current market value of each tree or plant at that location and the cost of restoration or replacement of the habitat. Clarifies that any person that violates a provision of part II of chapter 183, HRS (forest reserves), or any rule adopted pursuant thereto, other than section 183-17, HRS, shall be guilty of a petty misdemeanor. Repeals the general penalty provision of chapter 183, HRSRelating to Chapter 183, Hawaii Revised Statutes Penalties; Timber Trespass in Forest Reserves; Destruction or Harvesting of Trees and Plants on State Lands; Koa Trees; Forest Reserve ViolationsNoneWTL/JDC, WAMKEITH-AGARAN, K. RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, English
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SB6611/17/18 SB661: Re-Referred to TRE/PSM/WTL, JDC.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB661.xmlClarifies that county ordinances shall not conflict or interfere with DLNR rules related to the issuance of permits in support of geothermal resources development and geothermal resources exploration. Requires the lessee of a mining lease to comply with all water and air pollution control laws. Requires the rules of the board of land and natural resources regarding mining operations, geothermal resource development, and geothermal resource exploration, including drilling conditions and restrictions, to be uniform throughout the State.Relating to Land ResourcesLand Resource Development and Exploration; Drilling; County AuthorityNoneTRE/PSM/WTL, JDCINOUYE, KIDANI, Dela Cruz, K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran, Nishihara
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SB665 SD2 HD13/15/18 SB665: Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385).https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB665.xmlReplaces the current renewable energy technology systems tax credit with tax credits for solar or wind energy property and energy storage property and is applicable to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2017. Establishes a demonstration project for building energy efficiency designs within the Department of Transportation. (SB665 HD1)Relating to Renewable EnergyRenewable Energy; Solar and Wind Energy Property; Tax Credit; State Building Design; Energy Efficiency; AppropriationNoneEEP, FININOUYE, Dela Cruz, K. Kahele, Shimabukuro
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SB6921/17/18 SB692: Re-Referred to WTL, JDC.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB692.xmlProhibits the use or application of sunscreen or sunblock containing oxybenzone or cosmetics with sunscreen containing oxybenzone while in a marine life conservation district.Relating to Marine Life ConservationSunscreen; Oxybenzone; Marine Life Conservation DistrictNoneWTL, JDCRIVIERE, ESPERO, HARIMOTO, IHARA, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, SHIMABUKURO, Baker, Green, Inouye
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SB6942/14/18 SB694: Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to CPH.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB694.xmlRequires a purchaser or transferee to execute an oceanfront purchaser statement with every sale or transfer of oceanfront real estate. Requires the statement to be recorded with the bureau of conveyances. Establishes mandatory provisions for every oceanfront purchaser statement. Takes effect 11/1/17.Relating to Real Property TransactionsOceanfront Property; Oceanfront Purchaser Statement; Bureau of ConveyancesNoneWTL, CPHRIVIERE, ESPERO, Baker, Green, Harimoto, Ihara, Inouye, Ruderman, Shimabukuro
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SB7441/17/18 SB692: Re-Referred to WTL, JDC.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB692.xmlRequires all state agencies to rely on nonchemical methods of controlling vegetation growth in the maintenance of the state park system. Requires state and county governments to maintain public highways with nonchemical methods of controlling vegetation growth. Appropriates funds to each county.Relating to Herbicide UseHerbicide Use; Public Parks; Public Highways; Appropriation ($)NoneWTL/PSM, WAMGREEN, RUDERMAN
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SB776 SD2 HD13/15/18 SB776: Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385).https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB776.xmlRestructures the Hawaii Invasive Species Council as the Hawaii Invasive Species Authority, administratively attached to the Department of Agriculture, to coordinate implementation of the Hawaii Interagency Biosecurity Plan and to improve coordination of the State's invasive species prevention, early detection, rapid response, control, enforcement, and outreach programs. Appropriates funds to implement the authority and relevant interagency invasive species projects. (SB776 HD1)Relating to Invasive Species Program AdministrationHawaii Invasive Species Authority; Establishment; Appropriation ($)NoneAGR, FINGABBARD, KEITH-AGARAN, RUDERMAN, Baker, Harimoto, Nishihara, Riviere, Wakai
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SB778 SD11/17/18 SB778: Re-referred to HHS/EEP, AGR/CPC, FIN, referral sheet 1https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB778.xmlMakes an appropriation to implement the recommendations of the joint fact finding study group's report on pesticide use by large agribusinesses on Kauai. Effective 3/9/2092. (SD1)Relating to PesticidesPesticide Use; Large Agribusinesses; Appropriation ($)NoneHHS/EEP, AGR/CPC, FINGABBARD, Riviere, Ruderman, Shimabukuro
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SB7801/17/18 SB780: Re-Referred to AEN/ETT/TRE, JDC/WAM.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB780.xmlExpands the definition of an eligible business activity to include businesses that provide renewable energy infrastructure to agricultural producers. Extends the tax credit eligibility periods in enterprise zones for agricultural producers and for businesses providing renewable energy infrastructure to agricultural producers until the Hawaii constitutional mandate of "self-sufficiency" is fulfilled. Expands the qualifications of a qualified business to include those businesses that increase gross volume of agricultural products or gross volume of renewable energy infrastructures to agricultural producers within enterprise zones located within the same county by two percent annually. Specifies the kinds of agricultural investments that are eligible for the business tax credit.Relating to Enterprise ZonesEnterprise Zones; Agriculture; Renewable Energy; Tax CreditNoneAEN/ETT/TRE, JDC/WAMGABBARD, ESPERO, S. Chang, Riviere
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SB8091/17/18 SB809: Re-Referred to PSM/AEN, JDC.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB809.xmlAllows a county to enact and adopt local laws, rules, and policies that regulate pesticides use within its own jurisdiction under certain conditions.Relating to PesticidesCounties; Pesticide Use; PreemptionNonePSM/AEN, JDCRUDERMAN, GREEN, IHARA
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SB8101/17/18 SB810: Re-Referred to PSM/AEN, CPH/JDC.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB810.xmlProhibits application of neonicotinoid insecticides without a permit after 6/30/18 to protect honeybees and other pollinating animals.Relating to Environmental ProtectionNeonicotinoid Insecticide; Pesticides; AgricultureNonePSM/AEN, CPH/JDCRUDERMAN, ESPERO, GREEN, K. RHOADS, Baker, S. Chang, Galuteria, Ihara, Keith-Agaran
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SB8441/17/18 SB844: Re-Referred to AEN/CPH, JDC.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB844.xmlProhibits the use of pesticides containing the active ingredient chlorpyrifos.Relating to PesticidesPesticides; Prohibition; ChlorpyrifosNoneAEN/CPH, JDCRUDERMAN, GREEN, Shimabukuro
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SB84811/30/17 SB848: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB848.xmlProhibits the use of pesticides containing the active ingredient chlorpyrifos.Relating to PesticidesPesticides; Prohibition; ChlorpyrifosNonePSM/JDC, CPHRUDERMAN, Gabbard
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SB909 SD2 HD23/15/18 SB909: Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385).https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB909.xmlAddresses 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. (SB909 HD2)Relating to Energy AssuranceEnergy Assurance; Energy Resources; Energy Emergency Preparedness; Petroleum ShortageGovernorEEP, FINKOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party)
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SB9861/17/18 SB986: Re-Referred to WTL/JDC, WAM.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB986.xmlProvides the Board of Land and Natural Resources discretion to grant easements for less than fair market value for structures that were authorized by a governmental authority and located landward of the shoreline within the record boundary of the property at the time of construction, but are now located seaward of the valid certified shoreline on public land.RELATING TO SPECIAL SHORELINE ENCROACHMENT EASEMENTS.Special Shoreline Encroachment EasementsGovernorWTL/JDC, WAMKOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party)
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SB108811/30/17 SB1088: Carried over to 2018 Regular Session.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1088.xmlAppropriates 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. Effective 7/1/2050. (SB1088 HD1)Relating to Carbon Forestry Certification Forest Restoration; Carbon Forestry Certification; Appropriation ($)NoneWAL, FINWAKAI, ENGLISH, GABBARD, K. RHOADS, S. Chang, Galuteria, Harimoto, Kim, Nishihara, Taniguchi
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SB1104 HD13/15/18 SB1104: Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385).https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1104.xmlAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Maui All Natural Alternative, LLC with the development of a project to provide municipal sludge processing and renewable energy at the Wailuku-Kahului wastewater reclamation facility on Maui. (SB1104 HD1)RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST MAUI ALL NATURAL ALTERNATIVE, LLC.SPRB; Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; Sludge Processing; Renewable Energy; Maui All Natural Alternative, LLC ($NoneEEP, FINKOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party)
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SB1150 SD2 HD31/17/18 SB1232: Re-Referred to JDC/WTL, WAM.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1150.xmlRequires the University of Hawaii to conduct a study on the effects of sunscreen on Hawaii's coral reefs and report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. (SB1150 HD3)RELATING TO PRESERVING CORAL REEFS.Coral Reefs; Sunscreen; Study; Report; AppropriationNoneEEP, OMH, CPC, FINENGLISH, S. CHANG, ESPERO, HARIMOTO, KEITH-AGARAN, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, RIVIERE, SHIMABUKURO, Galuteria, Inouye, L. Thielen, Wakai
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SB11951/17/18 SB1195: Re-Referred to AEN/EDU, LBR/WAM.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1195.xmlAppropriates funds to the department of labor and industrial relations for the K-12 agriculture workforce development pipeline initiative.Relating to AgricultureAgriculture; K-12 Agriculture Workforce Development Pipeline Initiative; Appropriation ($)NoneAEN/EDU, LBR/WAMGABBARD, HARIMOTO, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, S. Chang, Ihara, Kim, Riviere, Wakai
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SB1208 SD16/13/18 SB1208: Act 038, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1138).https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1208.xmlEstablishes the agribusiness land and facilities special fund to acquire, operate, and maintain large tracts of former agricultural land in the State for purposes of agricultural economic development. (SD1)Relating to AgricultureAgribusiness Land and Facilities Special Fund; Former Agriculture Land; Economic DevelopmentNoneAEN/WTL, WAMDELA CRUZ, GALUTERIA, INOUYE, K. KAHELE, KIDANI, Wakai
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SB12321/17/18 SB1232: Re-Referred to JDC/WTL, WAM.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1232.xmlDeclares the intent of the legislature that a contested case hearing shall not be required for land leases, lease extensions, consents to subleases, or any other dispositions of public land.Relating to Public LandsDisposition of Public Lands; Contested Case HearingsNoneJDC/WTL, WAMKOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party)
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SB12331/17/18 SB1233: Re-Referred to TRE, JDC.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1233.xmlProhibits administrative contested case hearings on applications for approvals for renewable energy production projects unless specifically required by law and requested by the applicant or another party with a constitutional right to do so for the matter. Provides for judicial review and specifies exceptions.RELATING TO ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE.Renewable Energy; Administrative Approval; Contested Case HearingNoneTRE, JDCKOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party)
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SB1275 SD11/17/18 SB1275: Re-Referred to AEN/CPH, JDC/WAM.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1275.xmlClarifies that the BOA has the power to acquire property by eminent domain for the construction and maintenance of water facilities that convey, distribute, and transmit water for agricultural uses, but not for domestic use. Amends the definition of "public utility" in chapter 269, HRS, to exclude any person who controls, operates, or manages plants, facilities, or projects for conveying, distributing, and transmitting non-potable or irrigation water. (SD1)Relating to IrrigationIrrigation; Water; BOA; Public UtilityNoneAEN/CPH, JDC/WAMKOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party)
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SB12831/17/18 SB1283: Re-Referred to WTL/PSM, JDC/WAM.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1283.xmlProhibits DLNR from issuing a commercial use permit on lands or waters contiguous between state and county jurisdictions when DLNR has reasonable belief that use of the permit will violate a county ordinance.Relating to Commercial ActivityDepartment of Land and Natural Resources; Commercial Activity; Commercial Use Permit; County OrdinanceNoneWTL/PSM, JDC/WAML. THIELEN, Gabbard, Kim
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SB1290 SD2 HD23/15/18 SB1290: Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 385).https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB1290.xmlAllocates funds from transient accommodations tax revenues to the Hawaii Tourism Authority in conjunction with the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association for the implementation of initiatives to address homelessness in tourist and resort areas. (SB1290 HD2)Relating to the Transient Accomodations TaxTransient Accommodations Tax; Allocation; Homelessness; Resorts; Tourist AreasNoneTOU, FINK. KAHELE, GALUTERIA, GREEN, RUDERMAN, Dela Cruz, Nishihara, Shimabukuro, Wakai
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SB20032/15/18 SB2003: Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2003.xmlRestricts the taking of aquatic life by any method for commercial purposes to individuals who hold a valid, non-lapsed aquarium fish permit and commercial marine license. Prohibits DLNR from issuing new aquarium fish permits. Requires DLNR to renew existing aquarium fish permits that have not lapsed for commercial marine licenses and transfer existing aquarium fish permits to commercial marine licenses prior to July 1, 2023. Allows for the taking of aquatic life for non-commercial purposes to a limit of five aquatic life specimens per permit per day, subject to certain conditions.Relating to Aquatic LifeAquarium Fish Permits; Commercial Marine License; Transfer or RenewalNoneWTL, JDCK. RHOADS, BAKER
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SB20162/1/18 SB2016: Re-Referred to TRE, WAM.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2016.xmlEstablishes an income tax credit for energy storage.Relating to Energy StorageEnergy Storage; Income Tax CreditNoneWAMINOUYE, S. CHANG, GABBARD, GALUTERIA, HARIMOTO, IHARA, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, Baker, Kim, K. Rhoads, Riviere
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SB20172/22/18 SB2017: The committee on CPH deferred the measure.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2017.xmlRequires climate vulnerability assessments for permit applications filed after December 31, 2019, to construct, modify, relocate, or operate any regulated air pollutant source.Relating to Climate ChangeClimate Change; Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Climate Vulnerability Assessments; Paris Climate AgreementNoneAEN/PSM, CPHINOUYE, S. CHANG, GALUTERIA, HARIMOTO, KIDANI, K. RHOADS, Baker, Dela Cruz, Gabbard, Ihara, Kim, Nishihara
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SB20181/19/18 SB2018: Referred to TRE/GVO, WAM.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2018.xmlCreates a $50,000,000 revolving line of credit sub-fund under the umbrella of the green energy market securitization loan fund for any state agency or department to finance energy efficiency measures.Relating to Energy EfficiencyEnergy Efficiency; Green Infrastructure Loan Program; Green Energy Market Securitization Loan Fund; Sub-Fund ($)NoneTRE/GVO, WAMINOUYE, ESPERO, GABBARD, KIM, S. Chang, Ihara, Nishihara
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SB20192/23/18 SB2019: The committee on WAM deferred the measure.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2019.xmlRequires fuel sold in the State to contain no less than ten per cent biofuel by volume that is produced in the State from agriculture products grown or sourced in the State; provided certain quantities of biofuel produced in the State are available. Sets amount of fine for violating biofuel requirement. Amends definition of "biofuels" to include ethanol and biodiesel.Relating to Biofuel.Biofuels; Motor Vehicle Fuel; FineNoneTRE/AEN/CPH, WAMINOUYE, S. CHANG, Espero
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SB20522/28/18 SB2052: The committee on WAM deferred the measure.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2052.xmlRequires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to license non-commercial marine fishing along with freshwater fishing, engage in public outreach prior to implementing the combined non-commercial freshwater and marine fishing license, and submit reports to the legislatureRelating to FishingDepartment of Land and Natural Resources; Non-commercial Freshwater and Marine LicenseNone
WTL, WAM
K. RHOADS, S. Chang
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SB20631/22/18 SB2063: Referred to WTL, JDC.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2063.xmlProhibits the DLNR from issuing new recreational aquarium fish collection permits to take aquatic life and from transferring or renewing existing permits until the completion of an environmental impact statement.Relating to Aquatic LifeAquarium Fish; Recreational Aquarium Fish Permits; Moratorium; Environmental Impact StatementsNoneWTL, JDCS. CHANG
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SB20693/20/18 SB2069: 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) Ing, C. Lee, Souki excused (3).https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2069.xmlAppropriates funds for the research, development, marketing, and conservation of ‘ulu.Relating to "UluAgriculture; Breadfruit; ‘Ulu; Appropriation; University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources($)NoneAEN/HRE, WAMGABBARD, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, RIVIERE, RUDERMAN, S. Chang, Galuteria, L. Thielen
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SB20747/5/18 SB2074: Act 087, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1188).https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2074.xmlExtends through 2028 tax year the time that the department of agriculture may certify important agricultural lands qualified agricultural cost tax credits.RELATING TO THE IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL LAND QUALIFIED AGRICULTURAL COST TAX CREDIT.Important Agricultural Land Qualified Agricultural Cost Tax Credit; ExtensionNoneAEN, WAMGABBARD, KEITH-AGARAN, KIM, S. Chang, English, Green, Nishihara, Ruderman, Taniguchi
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SB20754/26/18 SB2075: Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 681).https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2075.xml
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SB20773/16/18 SB2077: Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) DeCoite, Fukumoto, Har, Holt, Nakashima, Souki, Tokioka excused (7).https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2077.xmlAuthorizes the department of land and natural resources to enter into the interstate wildlife violator compact or similar agreement for mutual assistance in the enforcement of wildlife laws. Appropriates funds.Relating to WildlifeWildlife; DLNR; Multi-jurisdictional Agreement; Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact; Appropriation ($)NoneWTL/JDC, WAMGABBARD, GREEN, KEITH-AGARAN, RUDERMAN, Baker, S. Chang, Inouye, Riviere, L. Thielen, Wakai
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SB20793/22/18 SB2079: Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Fukumoto, Johanson, C. Lee, Souki, Todd excused (5).https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2079.xmlEstablishes penalties and fines for any person who knowingly captures, kills, or takes any shark within state marine waters and makes it a misdemeanor. Provides exemptions for native Hawaiian gathering rights and cultural practices, special activity permits, research purposes, and public safety. Expands the existing prohibition on knowingly capturing or killing a manta ray to all rays.Related to Shark and Ray ProtectionSharks; Rays; ProhibitionsNoneWTL/JDC, WAMGABBARD, RUDERMAN, Baker, Green, Inouye, Riviere, Wakai
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SB20841/22/18 SB2084: Referred to AEN/WTL, WAM.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=2084Establishes the agricultural land acquisition fund to provide funding for the acquisition, administration, maintenance, and management of agricultural lands and irrigation systems to improve food security. Specifies sources of deposits into the fund. Appropriates funds.Related to AgricultureAgriculture; Food Security; Agricultural Land Acquisition Fund; Appropriation ($)NoneAEN/WTL, WAMDELA CRUZ, GALUTERIA, INOUYE, K. KAHELE, NISHIHARA, WAKAI, S. Chang, Harimoto, Kidani, Riviere, Shimabukuro
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SB21004/27/18 SB2100: Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 5:01PM in Conference Room 225.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2100.xmlReplaces the current renewable energy technology systems tax credit with tax credits for solar or wind energy property and energy storage property and is applicable to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2018. Establishes a demonstration project for building energy efficiency designs within the Department of Transportation.Relating to Renewable EnergyRenewable Energy; Solar and Wind Energy Property; Tax Credit; State Building Design; Energy Efficiency; Appropriation ($)NoneTRE, WAM INOUYE, ESPERO, KIDANI, Baker, S. Chang, Galuteria, Keith-Agaran, Wakai
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SB21012/9/18 SB2101: Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2101.xmlProvides an income tax credit of thirty-five per cent of the actual cost, up to $1,500,000, for each ocean thermal energy conversion system constructed for the purpose of research and development. Applies to taxable years after December 31, 2017.Relating to Renewable Energy TechnologiesRenewable Energy Technologies; Income Tax Credit; Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion; Research and DevelopmentNoneTRE, WAM INOUYE, ESPERO, KIDANI, Baker, S. Chang, Galuteria, Keith-Agaran, Riviere
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SB21071/30/18 SB2107: Re-Referred to AEN/CPH, JDC.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2107.xmlProhibits the use of pesticides containing the active ingredient chlorpyrifos.Relating to PesticidesPesticides; Prohibition; ChlorpyrifosNoneAEN, CPHGREEN, RUDERMAN, S. Chang
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SB21091/31/18 SB2109: The committee on AEN deferred the measure.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2109.xmlRequires the department of health to investigate the improper disposal of household and consumer products containing volatile organic compounds as a nuisance and requires the department to abate, destroy, remove, or prevent the nuisance. Requires the director of health to consider the improper disposal of household and consumer products containing volatile organic compounds when identifying categories of nonpoint sources that add significant pollution to certain state waters. Requires the department of health to develop and provide information to the public on the potential dangers of volatile organic compounds, proper disposal of household and consumer products containing volatile organic compounds, and alternative unscented household and consumer products.Relating to Volatile Organic CompoundsVolatile Organic Compounds; Disposal of Household and Consumer Products; Nuisance; Nonpoint Source PollutionNoneAEN, CPHGREEN, RUDERMAN, S. Chang, Riviere
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SB21103/20/18 SB2110: Passed Second Reading and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Ing, C. Lee, Souki excused (3).https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2110.xmlRequires retail automotive parts stores to accept used motor oil for recycling or disposal. Defines retail automotive parts store. Allows a retail automotive parts store to collect a fee for the actual cost of disposal or recycling.Relating to Hazardous WasteHazardous Waste; Used Motor Oil; Retail Automotive Parts StoresNoneAEN, CPHGREEN, RUDERMAN, S. Chang
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SB 21121/22/18 SB2112: Referred to TRE/CPH, WAM.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2112.xmlAuthorizes the public benefits fee to be used to install and upgrade electric power infrastructure to facilitate the use of electric vehicles. Authorizes the public benefits fee administrator to establish procedures for the administration of public benefits fee programs that install or upgrade electric power infrastructure to facilitate the use of electric vehicles. Sunsets on 6/30/2022.Relating to Electric VehiclesElectric Vehicles; Public Benefits FeeNoneTRE/CPH, WAMGABBARD, ESPERO, GALUTERIA, GREEN, KIM, RUDERMAN, Baker, Kidani, L. Thielen, Wakai
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SB21163/23/18 SB2116: Passed Second Reading and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) C. Lee, Lowen, McDermott, Souki, Tokioka excused (5).https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2116.xmlEstablishes the biosecurity emergency response special fund within the Department of Agriculture. Establishes procedures for emergency declarations and expenditures. Appropriates moneys into the special fund.Relating to BiosecurityBiosecurity Emergency Response; Mitigation and Eradication; Special Fund; Appropriation ($)NoneAEN, WAMGABBARD, NISHIHARA, RIVIERE, RUDERMAN, TOKUDA, S. Chang, Galuteria, L. Thielen
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SB21171/22/18 SB2117: Referred to CPH/AEN/WTL, WAM.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2117.xmlEstablishes the cesspool compliance grant program for low and moderate income cesspool owners to mitigate the costs of upgrading to septic or other advanced treatment systems or connecting to sewers. Provides funds for grants by requiring the director of health to propose cesspool operating fees by rule by June 30, 2020. Authorizes the department to order cesspools to be upgraded, converted, or connected to sewerage systems by July 1, 2028, in specific areas that are needed for protecting public health and the environment. Requires the director to establish a program on nonpoint source pollution and cesspool outreach and assistance. Appropriates funds.Relating to Water PollutionCesspools; Cesspool Compliance Grant Program; Cesspool Upgrades; Outreach Program; Appropriation ($)NoneCPH/AEN/WTL, WAMGABBARD, HARIMOTO, INOUYE, K. RHOADS, S. Chang, Espero, Keith-Agaran, Kim, Nishihara, Riviere
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SB21201/22/18 SB2120: Referred to PSM/AEN/GVO, CPH.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2120.xmlRequires the state building codes to incorporate the International Green Construction Code. Sets specific targets for the recycling, reuse, donation, and resale of non-hazardous construction waste.Relating to Construction WasteConstruction Waste; Environmental Protection; RecyclingNonePSM/AEN/GVO, CPHGABBARD, HARIMOTO, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIM, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, S. Chang
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SB21224/27/18 SB2122: Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 5:00PM in Conference Room 225.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2122.xmlLimits parking fee exemptions for electric vehicles for non-metered parking at all state airports under the jurisdiction of the department of transportation.Relating to Electric VehiclesElectric Vehicles; Parking Fee; Exemptions; Airport Parking LimitationsNoneTRE, WAM GABBARD, BAKER, GREEN, Espero, Galuteria, Kim, Wakai
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SB21241/22/18 SB2124: Referred to AEN/HRE, WAM.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2116.xmlAppropriates funds to the Hawaii ant lab for personnel and equipment to support mitigation of the little fire ant.Relating to Invasive SpeciesUniversity of Hawaii; Hawaii Ant Lab; Little Fire Ant; Appropriation ($)NoneAEN/HRE, WAMGABBARD, K. KAHELE, KEITH-AGARAN, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, RIVIERE, RUDERMAN, TOKUDA
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SB21263/20/18 SB2126: 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) Ing, C. Lee, Souki excused (3).https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2126.xmlIncreases the pesticide use revolving fund balance threshold from $250,000 to $1,000,000.Relating to the Pesticide Use Revolving FundPesticide Use Revolving Fund; Balance Threshold IncreaseNoneAEN, WAMGABBARD, KEITH-AGARAN, NISHIHARA, RIVIERE, RUDERMAN, TOKUDA, K. Kahele
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SB21271/22/18 SB2127: Referred to GVO/AEN, WAM.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2127.xmlProhibits the expenditure of state funds by state agencies for the purchase of beverages in plastic bottles or rigid plastic containers, except under certain circumstances.Relating to ProcurementProcurement; Plastic Bottles; Rigid Plastic ContainersNoneGVO/AEN, WAMGABBARD, BAKER, ESPERO, GALUTERIA, HARIMOTO, KEITH-AGARAN, NISHIHARA, S. Chang
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SB21372/2/18 SB2137: The committee on PSM deferred the measure.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2137.xmlExpands the taxing authority of the counties.Relating to County Taxing AuthorityTaxation; County Tax AuthorityHI Council of MayorsPSM, WAMKOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party)
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SB21871/22/18 SB2187: Referred to WTL/AEN, CPH.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=2187Prohibits the use, sale, and distribution of sunscreens and personal care products that contain oxybenzone or octinoxate. Effective 7/1/19.Relating to Oxybenzone and OctinoxateMaui County Package; Sunscreen; Oxybenzone; OctinoxateCounty of MauiWTL/AEN, CPHKOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party)
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SB22521/29/18 SB2252: Re-Referred to WTL, WAM.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2252.xmlCreates a tax credit for taxpayers who engage in reforestation using native plants. Appropriates funds for reforestation using native plants on state and county lands.Relating to Native PlantsNative Plants; Reforestation; Tax Credit; Appropriation ($)NoneWTL, WAMS. CHANG (Introduced by request of another party)
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SB22831/22/18 SB2283: Referred to TRE/HOU, WAM.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2283.xmlRequires applicants to provide further documentation for using a demand water heater device in lieu of a solar water heater or renewable energy technology system. Allows coordinator to exercise discretion in denying variance applications.Relating to Energy EfficiencyEnergy Efficiency; Solar Water Heater; VarianceNoneTRE/HOU, WAMS. CHANG, KIDANI, Galuteria, Inouye, Shimabukuro
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SB22852/5/18 SB2285: Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC/WAM.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2285.xmlProhibits the distribution and selling of plastic straws. Establishes a fine and requires individual and business violators to pick up litter or perform community service.Relating to Plastic StrawsPlastic Straws; Fine; Community ServiceNoneAEN, JDC/WAMK. RHOADS
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SB22951/22/18 SB2295: Referred to AEN/HRE, WAM.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2295.xmlIncreases the pesticide licensing fee and requires annual renewal of the license. Amends authorized uses for moneys in the pesticide use revolving fund. Requires memorandum of understanding between the department of agriculture and the University of Hawaii college of tropical agriculture and human resources regarding the expenditure of funds from the pesticide use revolving fund and a report to the legislature. Establishes an environmental toxicologist position within the department of agriculture and a pesticide extension specialist, through a contract with the department of agriculture, within the University of Hawaii college of tropical agriculture and human resources. Appropriates funds out of the pesticide use revolving fund for specific purposes.Relating to PesticidesPesticides; Licensing; Fees; Pesticide Use Revolving Fund; Appropriation ($)NoneAEN/HRE, WAMBAKER, NISHIHARA, TOKUDA, S. Chang, Galuteria, Inouye, Taniguchi
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SB23272/14/18 SB2327: The committee on WTL deferred the measure.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2327.xmlEstablishes the global warming and erosion reserve branch within the insurance division of the department of commerce and consumer affairs. Beginning June 1, 2019, requires authorized property insurers that cover losses resulting from an environmental event, including global warming, erosion, or both, to establish a Hawaii mandatory global warming and erosion reserve, to fund the payment of claims associated with global warming and erosion in the State's shoreline areas. Appropriates funds.Relating to InsuranceInsurance; Global Warming and Erosion; Mandatory Reserve Fund; Appropriation ($)NoneAEN/WTL, CPH/WAMK. KAHELE, S. CHANG, INOUYE, KIDANI, Galuteria, Shimabukuro
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SB23313/8/18 SB2331: Referred to WAL, FIN, referral sheet 35https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2331.xmlMakes an appropriation to improve na ala hele, the Hawaii statewide trail and access program, by improving access to and maintaining state controlled recreational trails statewide and promoting hiker safety and hiker etiquette education and outreach. Beginning with the 2019-2020 fiscal year, requires funds necessary to improve na ala hele to be included in the base budget of the department of land and natural resources.Relating to TrailsNa Ala Hele; Hawaii Statewide Trail and Access System; Trail Maintenance and Improvement; Hiker Safety and Etiquette Education and Outreach; Department of Land and Natural Resources; Appropriation ($)NoneWTL, WAML. THIELEN, S. CHANG, ESPERO, GALUTERIA, GREEN, HARIMOTO, INOUYE, KIM, K. RHOADS, RIVIERE, RUDERMAN, Ihara, K. Kahele
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SB23344/27/18 SB2334: Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 3:57PM in Conference Room 429.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2334.xmlRequires the State and counties to incorporate predictions of sea level rise and other climate change hazards and mitigation opportunities into applicable plans, strategies, and mapping. (SD1)Relating to PlanningDisasters; Planning; Recovery; Climate ChangeNoneGVO/WTL/PSM, WAML. THIELEN, S. CHANG, DELA CRUZ, ESPERO, HARIMOTO, INOUYE, KIM, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, Green, Ihara, K. Kahele
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SB23351/22/18 SB2335: Referred to CPH/AEN, WAM.https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/rss/SB2335.xmlExtends the duration of an existing temporary tax credit for cesspool replacement from December 2020 to December 2025.Relating to CesspoolsTax Credit; Cesspool; ExtensionNoneCPH/AEN, WAML. THIELEN, ESPERO, GABBARD, HARIMOTO, INOUYE, RIVIERE, RUDERMAN, TOKUDA, Baker, S. Chang, English, Kim
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