2018 Acts

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING. Provides that negotiations over the implementation of management decisions affecting the terms and conditions of employment that are subject to collective bargaining are not precluded from collective bargaining negotiations. Specifies that negotiations over the procedures and criteria of certain s

RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY. Requires certain private streets, highways, or thoroughfares in a development district of the HCDA to conform to county construction and maintenance standards. Makes owners who charge a fee to use private roads responsible for the costs of conforming and maintaining the private roads. Exempts private roads used solely ...
Read More ACT 009, HB 2275 HD2 SD2, 05/01/2018

RELATING TO INSURANCE. Delays the implementation of the producer licensing requirements amended by Act 152, Session Laws of Hawaii 2017, until January 1, 2020.

ACT 007, HB1725 HD2, 4/24/2018

Posted on Apr 26, 2018 in 2018 Acts

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING. Requires public employees in collective bargaining units to provide written notification to the exclusive representative to discontinue payroll assignments within a certain time period. Requires the exclusive representative to forward the notification to the employer within ten business days of receipt.

ACT 006, HB 1654, 4/24/2018

Posted on Apr 26, 2018 in 2018 Acts

RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS. Abolishes the office of community services special fund of the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations and transfers unencumbered balance to the general fund.

ACT 005, SB2939 SD2, 4/24/2018

Posted on Apr 26, 2018 in 2018 Acts

RELATING TO ENERGY. On or before January 1, 2020, requires the PUC to establish performance incentive and penalty mechanisms that directly tie electric utility revenues to the utility’s achievement on performance metrics. Exempts member-owned cooperative electric utilities. Effective 7/1/2018. PHOTOS

ACT 004, HB2493 HD2, 4/24/2018

Posted on Apr 26, 2018 in 2018 Acts

RELATING TO EPIDEMIOLOGISTS. Removes the cap on the number of epidemiologists that the Department of Health may employ.

ACT 003, HB1653 HD2, 4/24/2018

Posted on Apr 26, 2018 in 2018 Acts

RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS. Abolishes the revolving funds for correctional facility stores account of the Department of Public Safety and transfers the unencumbered balance to the administrator/inmate activity account trust account.

ACT 002, HB2739 HD1, 4/5/2018

Posted on Apr 9, 2018 in 2018 Acts

RELATING TO HEALTH. Establishes a regulated process under which an adult resident of the State with a medically confirmed terminal disease and less than six months to live may choose to obtain a prescription for medication to end the patient’s life. Imposes criminal sanctions for tampering with a patient’s request for a prescription or coercing ...
Read More ACT 002, HB2739 HD1, 4/5/2018

ACT 001, HB2600, 2/20/2018

Posted on Feb 20, 2018 in 2018 Acts

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPENSES OF THE LEGISLATURE, THE AUDITOR, THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU, THE OMBUDSMAN, AND THE ETHICS COMMISSION. Appropriates funds to provide for the expenses of the Legislature, Auditor, Legislative Reference Bureau, Ombudsman, and Ethics Commission.