2019 Vetoes

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GM1388, SB1530 SD3 HD2 CD1, 7/9/2019
RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY. Makes the conversion of the means of financing for the Hawaii Community Development Authority staff from the Hawaii community development revolving fund to the general fund contingent upon the Hawaii Community Development Authority developing and submitting a plan to transfer its control of the Kakaako Community Development District […]
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GM1387, SB1459 SD2 HD2 CD1, 7/9/2019
RELATING TO THE STATE SURFING COMMISSION. Establishes the temporary State Commission on Surfing. (CD1)
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GM1386, SB1423 HD1, 7/9/2019
RELATING TO PAYMENT OF BAIL. Permits defendants for whom a monetary amount of bail has been set to pay the bail amount seven-days-a-week on a 24-hour basis and be released from custody upon posting or payment of bail. (SB1423 HD1)
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GM1385, SB1405 SD2 HD2 CD2, 7/9/2019
RELATING TO ELECTRONIC SMOKING PRODUCTS. Requires public school teachers and educators to confiscate electronic cigarettes from students under 21 years of age. Requires the Department of Health to establish a Safe Harbor Program by which persons under the age of 21 may dispose of electronic cigarettes in their possession. Increases administrative fines for persons under […]
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GM1384, SB1353 SD3 HD3 CD1, 7/9/2019
RELATING TO INDUSTRIAL HEMP. Requires the Department of Agriculture to establish a permanent industrial hemp program pursuant to federal law, and a corresponding special fund. Reduces or repeals certain regulatory requirements under the existing industrial hemp pilot program. Establishes monetary penalties for the unauthorized cultivation of hemp. Establishes authorized cultivation of hemp as an affirmative […]
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GM1383, SB1292 SD2 HD3, 7/9/2019
RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS. Requires hosting platforms that collect fees for booking services to register as tax collection agents and collect GET and TAT for transient accommodation bookings from operators and plan managers. Converts penalties for violation of TAT requirements from misdemeanor to civil fines. Specifies that “transient accommodations” includes accommodations subject to county regulations […]
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GM1382, SB301 SD1 HD1 CD1, 7/9/2019
RELATING TO TAXATION OF REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS. Disallows dividends paid deduction for real estate investment trusts. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2019. Sunsets 12/31/2023. (CD1)
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GM1381, SB92 SD1 HD1, 7/9/2019
RELATING TO POLICE REPORTS. Allows surviving immediate family members of murder or manslaughter victims to receive a copy of the closing report prepared by the investigating police department upon the conclusion of all criminal and civil proceedings that arose from the offense. (SB92 HD1)
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GM1380, HB1276 HD1 SD2 CD1, 7/9/2019
RELATING TO EDUCATION. Establishes a working group to consider and develop best practices for collaborative planning by teachers and expanded learning time for students in public schools. (HB1276 CD1)
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GM1379, HB1133 HD2 SD2 CD1, 7/9/2019
RELATING TO MARINE LIFE CONSERVATION DISTRICTS. Prohibits the issuance of more than 40 commercial use permits for any marine life conservation district not accessible by land and limits access by commercial use permittees to no more than 50 percent of permittees. Requires DLNR to immediately initiate rulemaking for Molokini Shoal. (HB1133 CD1)
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GM1378, HB1032 HD2 SD2 CD1, 7/9/2019
RELATING TO STATE BOATING FACILITIES. Establishes a state boating facility lease pilot program to allow the Board of Land and Natural Resources to lease Manele Small Boat Harbor in its entirety, and fast lands and submerged lands within it. (HB1032 CD1)
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GM1377, HB748 HD2 SD2, 7/9/2019
RELATING TO PROPERTY FORFEITURE. Prohibits civil asset forfeiture unless the covered offense is a felony for which the property owner has been convicted. Excludes the forfeiture proceedings for an animal pending criminal charges. Requires the Attorney General to deposit the net proceeds of the forfeited property to the credit of the state general fund. (SD2)
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GM1376, HB702 HD1 SD2, 7/9/2019
RELATING TO SATELLITE NAVIGATION TECHNOLOGY. Prohibits the sale or offering for sale of location data collected using satellite navigation technology without the explicit consent of the individual who is the primary user of the satellite navigation technology-equipped device. (SD2)
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GM1375, HB655 HD1 SD1, 7/9/2019
RELATING TO HEALTH. Designates the month of September of each year as Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. (SD1)
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GM1374, HB629 HD2 SD2, 7/9/2019
RELATING TO MEDICAL RELEASE. Creates a medical release program within the Department of Public Safety for certain ill, disabled, or impaired inmates who pose a low risk to public safety. Takes effect on 3/1/2020. (SD2)
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GM1373, HB407 HD1 SD1 CD1, 7/9/2019
RELATING TO EDUCATION. Requires board of education approval prior to the termination of a complex area superintendent. (HB407 CD1)
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GM1372, HB323 HD1 SD1 CD1, 7/9/2019
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION. Classifies certain former military vehicles as special interest vehicles. Enables owners of former military vehicles to apply for registration. Makes conforming amendments. (HB323 CD1)
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GM1371, HB290 HD1 SD2 CD1, 7/9/2019
RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT. Authorizes qualifying patients or qualifying out-of-state patients to transport medical cannabis between islands for their personal medical use. (HB290 CD1)
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ACT 222, SB540 SD1 HD1 CD1, 7/2/2019
RELATING TO THE BOARD OF PHARMACY. Allows the board of pharmacy to approve pilot and demonstration projects for innovative applications in the practice of pharmacy under certain conditions. (CD1)
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