2019 Acts

ACT 268, HB1586 HD1 SD2 CD1, 7/8/2019
RELATING TO THE STRUCTURE OF GOVERNMENT. Establishes the Stadium Development District comprising all state land under the Stadium Authority’s jurisdiction. Authorizes HCDA to facilitate the development of all state property within the District. Requires a memorandum of agreement for matters affecting the District. Directs DLNR to transfer title of stadium lands to the Stadium Authority. […]
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ACT 267, SB1394 SD2 HD2 CD1, 7/8/2019
RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION. Establishes a historic preservation income tax credit. Repeals on 12/31/2024. (CD1)
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ACT 266, SB1418 SD1 HD1 CD1, 7/8/2019
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII. Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii Pamantasan Council for two full-time equivalent positions to promote access, diversity, and workforce development, including programs and policies related to Philippine courses and Filipino students. (CD1)
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ACT 265, HB654 HD1 SD1 CD1, 7/8/2019
RELATING TO HEALTH. Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii Cancer Center to determine the etiologies of the high incidence of liver and bile duct cancer in Hawaii. Establishes reporting requirements. (HB654 CD1)
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ACT 264, HB1547 HD2 SD3 CD2, 7/8/2019
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII. Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii for athletics. (HB1547 CD2)
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ACT 263, SB1494 SD2 HD1 CD1, 7/5/2019
RELATING TO HEALTH. Establishes a working group within the department of health to evaluate current behavioral health care and related systems and identify steps to promote effective integration to respond to and coordinate care for persons experiencing substance abuse, mental health conditions, and homelessness. (CD1)
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ACT 262, SB1404 SD2 HD1 CD1, 7/5/2019
RELATING TO LOAN REPAYMENT FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS. Appropriates funds for the Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Program administered through the John A. Burns School of Medicine of the University of Hawaii at Manoa; provided that the funds are matched on a dollar-for-dollar basis by a private or another public source. (CD1)
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ACT 261, SB1314 SD1 HD1 CD1, 7/5/2019
RELATING TO TAX CREDITS. Amends the research activity tax credit so that references to the base amount in section 41 of the Internal Revenue Code shall not apply, and credit for all qualified research expenses may be taken without regard to the amount of expenses for previous years. Transfers certification duties from the Department of […]
Read More ACT 261, SB1314 SD1 HD1 CD1, 7/5/2019
ACT 260, SB972 SD1 HD1 CD1, 7/5/2019
RELATING TO SHIP REPAIR INDUSTRY. Establishes the Ship Repair Industry Tax Credit to offset costs incurred to construct and put into service a purpose-built floating drydock at Pearl Harbor for use by the United States Navy. Disallows the Ship Repair Industry Tax Credit after 12/31/2026. Repeals the Capital Infrastructure Tax Credit. Effective 1/1/2020. Applies to […]
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ACT 259, SB947 SD1 HD1 CD1, 7/5/2019
RELATING TO FAMILIES. Prohibits the disability of a parent or caregiver from being the sole factor in determining fitness as a foster parent, adoptive parent, guardian, parent seeking custody or visitation, or provider of a safe family home. (CD1)
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ACT 258, SB763 SD2 HD1 CD1, 7/5/2019
RELATING TO ADVERTISING AND MARKETING. Requires the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism, in consultation with the Department of Agriculture, to conduct a study to assess the impact of companies selling products in the United States using place-based marketing without any material ties to the State. Appropriates funds for the study. (CD1)
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ACT 257, SB600 HD2, 7/5/2019
RELATING TO FIREARMS. Prohibits individuals who are less than 21 years of age from bringing or causing to be brought into the State any firearm. (SB600 HD2)
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ACT 256, SB536 SD2 HD1 CD1, 7/5/2019
RELATING TO PRESCRIPTIONS. Clarifies that existing law intended to curb over-access to and abuse of opioids, including the time frame for filling prescriptions, supply limitations, and requirements to check the state electronic prescription accountability system and execute an informed consent process, do not apply to qualified patients who are prescribed or issued prescriptions pursuant to […]
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ACT 255, SB535 SD1 HD1 CD1, 7/5/2019
RELATING TO PHARMACISTS PRESCRIBING AND DISPENSING OF OPIOID ANTAGONIST. Authorizes pharmacists, acting in good faith and exercising reasonable care, to prescribe and dispense an opioid antagonist to patients at risk of overdose, and family members and caregivers of patients at risk of overdose. Sunsets 6/30/2024. (CD1)
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ACT 254, SB522 SD2 HD2 CD1, 7/5/2019
RELATING TO PLASTIC. Creates the plastic source reduction working group to make recommendations to reuse, reduce, recycle, and recover plastic waste. (CD1)
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ACT 253, HB1163 HD1 SD2 CD1, 7/5/2019
RELATING TO SAVINGS PROMOTION CONTESTS. Authorizes a financial institution that is a depository institution to conduct savings promotion or prize linked savings contests in which its account holders are contestants. (HB1163 CD1)
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ACT 252, HB808 HD1 SD2 CD1, 7/5/2019
RELATING TO SHARK AND RAY PROTECTION. Expands the existing prohibition on knowingly capturing or killing a manta ray in state marine waters to apply to all rays and to also include knowingly taking, possessing, abusing, or entangling a ray. Provides certain exemptions. (HB808 CD1)
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ACT 251, HB665 HD2 SD1 CD1, 7/5/2019
RELATING TO THE ELECTRONIC PRESCRIPTION ACCOUNTABILITY SYSTEM. Specifies that a health care provider shall not be required to consult the electronic prescription accountability system for patients when the prescription will be directly administered under the supervision of a health care provider, provided that the system is consulted when the patients are initially admitted at a […]
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ACT 250, HB333 HD1 SD2 CD1, 7/5/2019
RELATING TO THE STATE HIGHWAY ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM. Establishes the State Highway Enforcement Program. Establishes a parking violation surcharge to be imposed by courts in addition to other penalties and fines for parking violations on State highways. (HB333 CD1)
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ACT 249, HB120 SD1 CD1, 7/5/2019
RELATING TO STATE BONDS. Authorizes issuance of general obligation bonds. Makes findings required by Article VII, Section 13, of the State Constitution to declare that the issuance of authorized bonds will not cause the debt limit to be exceeded. (HB120 CD1)
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