2017 Vetoes

DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Department of Health reminds food establishments of law prohibiting use of latex gloves
HONOLULU – Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) food safety inspectors will begin stepping up enforcement of a State law that bans the use of latex gloves by Hawaii’s food service industry. Act 180, which took effect Jan. 1, 2017, prohibits the use of latex gloves by personnel working in food establishments. DOH has asked […]
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GM1274 , SB1240 SD2 HD1 CD1, 7/11/2017
RELATING TO AQUATIC LIFE Requires DLNR to submit proposed legislation to the legislature by the 2019 regular session including a definition of “sustainable”, a policy for sustainable collection practices of near shore aquatic life, a process for determining limits on collection practices of near shore aquatic life, and any additional resources required by the department. […]
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GM1273, SB1074 SD1 HD1 CD1, 7/11/2017
RELATING TO THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HAWAII STATE CAPITOL Appropriates funds to the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts to fund celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the Hawaii state capitol. GM1273, SB1074 SD1 HD1 CD1
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GM1272 , SB1073 SD1 HD1 CD1, 7/11/2017
RELATING TO THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS Appropriates funds to the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Artist Fellowship Program for the awarding of one-time fellowships to promising artists. GM1272 , SB1073 SD1 HD1 CD1
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GM1271, SB722 SD1 HD1 CD1, 7/11/2017
RELATING TO EFFICIENCY MEASURES Recommences the efficiency measures pilot project first required under Act 67, Session Laws of Hawaii 2015.  GM1271, SB722 SD1 HD1 CD1
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GM1270 , SB713 SD1 HD1 CD1, 7/11/2017
RELATING TO BUDGET DOCUMENTS Requires the six-year program and financial plan and budget to include information on tax expenditures.  GM1270 , SB713 SD1 HD1 CD1
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GM1269, SB562 SD1 HD1, 7/11/2017
RELATING TO TORT LIABILITY Requires the Attorney General to defend any civil action against the county based on negligence, wrongful act, or omission of a county lifeguard for services at a designated state beach park under an agreement between the State and a county. GM1269, SB562 SD1 HD1
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GM1268 , SB410 SD1 HD1, 7/11/2017
RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING Clarifies the allowable scope of collective bargaining negotiations regarding the rights and obligations of a public employer. GM1268 , SB410 SD1 HD1
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GM1267, HB1588 HD1 SD1 CD1, 7/11/2017
RELATING TO GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS Prohibits the issuance of GO bonds to finance the repair and maintenance of a capital asset where the repair or maintenance costs incurred add value to and prolong the life of the asset for a period of less than 10 years. Requires the Director of Finance to set a maturity […]
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GM1266, HB1414 HD1 SD1 CD1, 7/11/2017
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION Requires the Auditor to investigate and report on the problems of the tax system modernization project of the department of taxation. Appropriates funds. GM1266, HB1414 HD1 SD1 CD1
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GM1265, HB1309 HD1 SD1, 7/11/2017
RELATING TO GRANTS. Adds grants for planning, design, construction, renovation, operations, and equipment of facilities to the types of grants for which repayment to the State is required if the grantee discontinues the activities or services approved in the grant. Designates the Department of Budget and Finance as the negotiating agency for grant repayments. Requires […]
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GM1264, HB727 HD1 SD2 CD1, 7/11/2017
RELATING TO MOTORCYCLES Authorizes the Department of Transportation to allow motorcycles and motor scooters on shoulder lanes, as determined by the Department, in times of traffic congestion. GM1264, HB727 HD1 SD2 CD1
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GM1263, HB627 HD2 SD2 CD1, 7/11/2017
RELATING TO PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS. Authorizes establishment of a State Public-Private Partnership Coordinator position within the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to manage public-private partnerships entered into by the State and associated contracts, proposals, and negotiations, except public-private partnerships entered into by Hawaii Public Housing Authority. Establishes an Office of Public-private Partnership within the […]
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GM1262, HB2 HD2 SD1 CD1, 7/11/2017
RELATING 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. County council may adopt ordinances for the oversight of tiny homes, as defined in this act.  GM1262, HB2 HD2 SD1 CD1
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