2016 Acts

RELATING TO DIVORCE Requires ERS to make direct payments to a spouse of a system member or retirant pursuant to a Hawaii domestic relations order. (HB1370 CD1) ACT 263, HB1370 HD1 SD2 CD1

RELATING TO CONCUSSIONS Expands the concussion educational program established under Act 197, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012, and incorporates additional concussion protocol program requirements. Appropriates funds to develop and implement the concussion monitoring and education program for school athletics and youth athletic activities, administer concussion testing to high school student athletes, and implement a concussion ...
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RELATING TO TAXATION Requires the auditor to periodically review certain exemptions, exclusions, and credits under the general excise and use taxes, public service company tax, and insurance premium tax. Takes effect on 07/01/2017. (SB2547 CD1 Proposed) ACT 261, SB2547 SD1 HD1 CD1

RELATING TO PARTITION OF HEIRS PROPERTY Adopts Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act. Establishes procedures and remedies for use in actions for partition of real property involving heirs property, real property held in tenancy in common that meets certain requirements. Effective 1/1/2017. (CD1) ACT 260, SB2408 SD1 HD2 CD1

ACT 259, HB1853 HD2 SD1, 7/12/2016

Posted on Jul 13, 2016 in 2016 Acts

RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST BIOENERGY HAWAII, LLC Extends the authorization of the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to BioEnergy Hawaii, LLC, for the purpose of establishing a cogeneration facility and related energy production facilities, for an additional five years. (SD1) ACT 259, HB1853 HD2 SD1

RELATING TO TAXATION Establishes an organic foods production tax credit applicable to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2016. Sunsets 12/31/2021. (CD1) ACT 258, HB1689 HD2 SD2 CD1

ACT 257, HB1029 HD1 SD1, 7/12/2016

Posted on Jul 13, 2016 in 2016 Acts

RELATING TO THE ENDANGERED SPECIES RECOVERY COMMITTEE Amends the composition of the Endangered Species Recovery Committee by replacing the University of Hawaii Environmental Center’s Director with the Dean of the University of Hawaii at Manoa College of Natural Sciences. (SD1) ACT 257, HB1029 HD1 SD1

ACT 256, HB1736 HD1 SD2, 7/12/2016

Posted on Jul 13, 2016 in 2016 Acts

RELATING TO THE KONA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Renames the Kona International Airport as the Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport. Effective 1/1/2017. (SD2) ACT 256, HB1736 HD1 SD2

ACT 255, HB1982 SD1, 7/12/2016

Posted on Jul 13, 2016 in 2016 Acts

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST BIG ISLAND DAIRY, LLC Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Big Island Dairy LLC with the operation of its dairy farm in Ookala. (SD1) ACT 255, HB1982 SD1

ACT 254, HB2059 HD2 SD1, 7/12/2016

Posted on Jul 13, 2016 in 2016 Acts

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR KEHALANI OFFSITE RETENTION BASIN Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to provide financing to assist RCFC Kehalani, LLC, with Kehalani offsite retention basin improvement work. (SD1) ACT 254, HB2059 HD2 SD1

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