2018 Acts

ACT 220, HB2071 HD2 SD2 CD1, 7/10/2018
RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT. Establishes a Law Enforcement Standards Board for the certification of county police officers, state public safety officers, and employees of the Departments of Transportation, Land and Natural […]
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ACT 219, SB2027 SD2 HD1 CD1, 7/10/2018
RELATING TO APPROPRIATIONS TO ADDRESS HOMELESSNESS. Appropriates funds to the Department of Human Services for the Coordinated Statewide Homeless Initiative. Requires the Department to procure the services of a master contractor […]
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ACT 218, HB2589 HD2 SD1 CD1, 7/10/2018
RELATING TO MOTORCYCLES. Authorizes the Department of Transportation under certain conditions to designate shoulders upon which the Department may authorize the driving of motorcycles. Takes effect on 1/1/2019. Repeals on 12/31/2020. 
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ACT 217, SB2461 SD1 HD1 CD1, 7/10/2018
RELATING TO SERVICE ANIMALS. Establishes a civil penalty for knowingly misrepresenting an animal as a service animal. Conforms Hawaii law with the definition of “service animal” under the Americans with Disabilities […]
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ACT 216, HB1876 HD1 SD1 CD1, 7/10/2018
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE. Allows a motor vehicle insurer to satisfy the requirement that an insurer provide a complete sales and claims office in the State through the establishment and […]
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ACT 215, HB2601 HD1 SD2 CD2, 7/10/2018
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION. Increases the rental motor vehicle surcharge from $3 to $5 for lessees without a valid Hawaii driver’s license from the rental motor vehicle surcharge. Requires that the revenues […]
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ACT 214, HB1646 HD1 SD1 CD1, 7/10/2018
RELATING TO MEMBERS OF CONGRESS. Provides that when a candidate other than the incumbent is elected to the office of United States Senator, and the incumbent vacates the office prior to […]
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ACT 213, HB1614 HD1 SD1 CD1, 7/10/2018
RELATING TO AUTOMATIC RESTRAINING ORDERS. Automatically imposes a restraining order upon parties filing for annulment, divorce, or separation to preserve the financial assets of the parties and their dependents and maintain […]
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ACT 212, SB2861 SD2 HD1 CD1, 7/10/2018
RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY. Requires the Department of Public Safety to establish performance indicators. Requires annual reports of the established performance indicators, criminal offender treatment programs, and programs established pursuant to […]
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ACT 211, SB2868 SD3 HD1, 7/10/2018
RELATING TO TAXATION. Imposes registration requirements and the transient accommodations tax on transient accommodations brokers, travel agencies, and tour packagers that enter into arrangements to furnish transient accommodations at noncommissioned negotiated […]
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ACT 210, SB2237 SD2 HD1 CD1, 7/10/2018
RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS. Requires the City and County of Honolulu to transfer to the Department of Education all property upon which a public elementary or intermediate school is situated. Gives […]
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ACT 209, SB2401 SD2 HD1 CD1, 7/10/2018
RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS. Establishes the Ohana Zones Pilot Program, the Emergency Department Homelessness Assessment Pilot Program, and the Medical Respite Pilot Program. Makes appropriations.
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ACT 208, SB2791 SD2 HD1 CD1, 7/10/2018
RELATING TO JUVENILE JUSTICE REFORM. Permits the establishment of the Kawailoa Youth and Family Wellness Center within the Department of Human Services under the supervision of the Office of Youth Services […]
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ACT 207, HB2025 HD1 SD2 CD1, 7/10/2018
RELATING TO RESOURCE RECOVERY. Authorizes the Department of Education to issue grants to establish a composting grant pilot project in Department of Education schools. Authorizes a composting grant pilot project working […]
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ACT 206, HB1895 HD1 SD1 CD1, 7/10/2018
RELATING TO HEALTH. Establishes positions and appropriates funds to assist in the review, certification, and recertification of dialysis centers and other health care facilities under the purview of the Department of […]
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ACT 205, HB2271 HD2 SD1 CD1, 7/10/2018
RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS. Updates and standardizes the terminology used to refer to behavior analysts and applied behavior analysis. Clarifies the licensing exemptions for certain individuals who […]
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ACT 204, HB2357 SD1 CD1, 7/10/2018
RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY. Creates an eviction process for the Hawaii public housing authority’s state low-income housing projects or programs and elder or elderly housing.
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ACT 203, SB2201 SD1 HD2, 7/10/2018
RELATING TO BOARDS. Renames the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Board of Dental Examiners, Board of Examiners in Optometry, and Board of Veterinary Examiners with names that more accurately reflect […]
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ACT 202, SB208 SD2 HD1 CD1, 7/10/2018
RELATING TO UNCLAIMED LIFE INSURANCE BENEFITS. Adopts the National Conference of Insurance Legislators’ Model Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Act, which requires life insurers to conduct database searches using the federal […]
Read More ACT 202, SB208 SD2 HD1 CD1, 7/10/2018
ACT 201, HB2684 HD1 SD1 CD1, 7/10/2018
RELATING TO MOTOR CARRIERS. Appropriates funds for the Public Utilities Commission to hire two full-time enforcement personnel.
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