2017 Acts

ACT 217, HB523 SD1 CD1, 7/12/2017
RELATING TO RECYCLING Allows DAGS to establish a recycling pilot program to reasonably provide and maintain onsite collection methods at buildings and facilities it manages, maintains, or services for the collection of recyclable materials. Appropriates funds.  ACT 217, HB523 SD1 CD1
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ACT 216, HB1258 HD2 SD2 CD1, 7/12/2017
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION Establishes registration requirements and driver’s licensing requirements for operation of autocycles. ACT 216, HB1258 HD2 SD2 CD1
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ACT 215, HB575 HD1 SD1 CD1, 7/12/2017
RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS Establishes a process for the re-leasing or renegotiation of a lease for public lands classified as commercial or industrial use near the end of the life of the lease. Permits DLNR to extend public land leases to school or government entities without recourse to auction, with certain exceptions.  ACT 215, HB575 HD1 […]
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ACT 214, HB375 HD1 SD1 CD1, 7/12/2017
RELATING TO TAXATION Appropriates moneys for the Hawaii tourism authority, working in conjunction with the Hawaii lodging and tourism association for projects to address homelessness in tourist and resort areas.  ACT 214, HB375 HD1 SD1 CD1
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ACT 213, HB591 HD1 SD2 CD1, 7/12/2017
RELATING TO THE CAPITAL INFRASTRUCTURE TAX CREDIT. Includes structures, machinery, equipment, and capital assets in the definition of capital infrastructure costs for the Capital Infrastructure Tax Credit. Sets cap on credit per taxable year per qualified infrastructure tenant including all partners and members of the qualified infrastructure tenant and its special purpose entities. Specifies that […]
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ACT 212, HB83 HD1 SD2 CD1, 7/12/2017
RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS Requires the Hawaii Interagency Council on Homelessness, in conjunction with and with the advisement of the Department of Human Services and Department of Land and Natural Resources, to establish a working group to examine and develop recommendations related to the establishment of safe zones for persons experiencing homelessness. Requires the working group […]
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ACT 211, HB475 HD1 SD2 CD1, 7/12/2017
RELATING TO MOVIE THEATRES Provides for the use of personal closed captioning systems as an alternative means of ensuring that closed captioning is provided by movie theatres with at least two locations. Extends the sunset date of the law that requires closed captioning at such movie theatres and requires a study of the impact of […]
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ACT 210, SB724 HD1 CD1, 7/12/2017
RELATING TO NON-DISCRETIONARY COSTS Requires the Department of Budget and Finance to submit to the Legislature before the 2019 regular session a report with estimates for fiscal year 2018-2019 and fiscal year 2019-2020 of general fund appropriations and expenditures for non-discretionary costs. Requires the Director of Finance to recommend whether the information should be provided […]
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ACT 209, HB839 HD1 SD1 CD1, 7/12/2017
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES Requires the Auditor to conduct an audit of the Special Land and Development Fund and Land Conservation Fund of the Department of Land and Natural Resources. Appropriates funds.  ACT 209, HB839 HD1 SD1 CD1
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ACT 208, HB115 HD1 SD1 CD1, 7/12/2017
RELATING TO HIGHWAYS. Requires each county with a population of over five hundred thousand or greater to take ownership and jurisdiction over all disputed roads under certain circumstances. Defines disputed roads.  ACT 208, HB115 HD1 SD1 CD1
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ACT 207, HB471 HD1 SD1 CD1, 7/12/2017
RELATING TO THE EMERGENCY AND BUDGET RESERVE FUND. Prohibits the legislature from appropriating from the Emergency and Budget Reserve Fund: (1) more than 50% of the balance of the fund in a single fiscal year; (2) to expend for discretionary costs in a fiscal year, an amount that exceeds 10% of the total discretionary funds […]
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ACT 206, HB116 HD1 SD1 CD1, 7/12/2017
RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS. Requires the City and County of Honolulu to transfer to the Department of Land and Natural Resources all property upon which certain public high schools are situated. Extends the twenty-first century schools pilot program by an additional five years. ACT 206, HB116 HD1 SD1 CD1
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ACT 205, SB376 SD1 HD1 CD1, 7/12/2017
RELATING TO THE INTERISLAND TRANSMISSION SYSTEM. Repeals chapter 269, part VIII, Hawaii Revised Statutes, relating to the interisland transmission system. ACT 205, SB376 SD1 HD1 CD1
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ACT 204, SB26 SD1 HD1 CD1, 7/11/2017
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE OFFICE OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY FOR HAWAII COUNTY Appropriates funds as a subsidy to the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney for Hawaii County Career Criminal Prosecution Unit.  ACT 204, SB26 SD1 HD1 CD1 
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ACT 203, HB937 HD1 SD1 CD1, 7/11/2017
RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING Makes an appropriation for the Executive Office on Early Learning to enter into contracts with third-party providers for family-child interaction learning programs.  ACT 203, HB937 HD1 SD1 CD1 
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ACT 202, HB498 HD1 SD1 CD1, 7/11/2017
RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING Broadens the scope of the Early Learning Program to include early childhood development. Expands the function of the Early Learning Board beyond an advisory capacity and amends the composition and powers of some board members. Allows the Early Learning Board to appoint the director of the Executive Office on Early Learning.  […]
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ACT 201, HB306 HD2 SD2 CD1, 7/11/2017
RELATING TO CONTINUOUS ALCOHOL MONITORING FOR REPEAT OFFENDERS Authorizing the fitting of a continuous alcohol monitoring device on persons charged for operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant or habitually operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant if the person: (1) Is a repeat intoxicated driver; or (2) Is currently awaiting […]
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ACT 200, SB501 SD1 HD2 CD1, 7/11/2017
RELATING TO HEALTH Requires all limited service pregnancy centers to disclose the availability of and enrollment information for reproductive health services. Defines limited service pregnancy center. Establishes privacy and disclosure requirements for individual records and information. Authorizes civil penalties and civil actions for enforcement and remedy. ACT 200, SB501 SD1 HD2 CD1 
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ACT 198, SB382 SD2 HD1 CD2, 7/11/2017
RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION Requires a management audit of the Public Utilities Commission.  ACT 198, SB382 SD2 HD1 CD2 
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ACT 199, SB773 SD2 HD1 CD1, 7/11/2017
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE Amends the Industrial Hemp Pilot Program by restricting cultivation of industrial hemp under the pilot project to agricultural lands and requires counties to recognize it as an agricultural product, use, or activity. Allows license application year-round. Repeals certain physical facility requirements. Repeals the requirement for a movement permit to transport industrial hemp […]
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