2015 Acts

Act 034, SB987 SD1 HD1, 5/5/2015

Posted on May 6, 2015 in 2015 Acts

Post-Secondary Education; Authorization; Administrative Hearing. RELATING TO POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION. Clarifies that under the Hawaii Post-Secondary Education Authorization Program, institutions may request an administrative hearing pursuant to chapter 91, HRS, for proceedings concerning denials, suspensions, or terminations. (SB987 HD1)

Act 033, SB736 SD1 HD2, 5/5/2015

Posted on May 6, 2015 in 2015 Acts

Insurance; Reimbursement for Benefits; Recoupment. RELATING TO INSURANCE. Requires at least 30 days written notice prior to recoupment or offset demand efforts for health insurance payments to health care providers. Prohibits recoupment or offset efforts more than 18 months after an initial claim payment was received, with specific exceptions. (SB736 HD2)

Act 032, SB589 SD2 HD2, 5/5/2015

Posted on May 6, 2015 in 2015 Acts

Property Insurance; Hawaii Property Insurance Association; Policies; Non-renewal; Lava Zone; State of Emergency; Moratorium. RELATING TO INSURANCE. Specifies the total percentage of property insurance policies that an insurer may non-renew in a lava zone during a state of emergency due to lava flow in that lava zone, with specific exceptions. Specifies that if residential property ...
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Act 031, SB434 SD2 HD1, 5/5/2015

Posted on May 6, 2015 in 2015 Acts

OHA Package; Agriculture; Hawaii State Plan. RELATED TO AGRICULTURE. Includes traditional Hawaiian farming systems, traditional Hawaiian crops, and small-scale farming to the Hawaii state plan objectives and policies for the economy. (SB434 HD1)

Act 030, SB388 HD1, 5/5/2015

Posted on May 6, 2015 in 2015 Acts

County Police Departments; Domestic Violence Policies; Standards of Conduct. RELATING TO POLICE DEPARTMENTS. Requires each county police department to post its policies relating to domestic violence, officer-involved domestic violence, and standards of conduct on its official website. (SB388 HD1)

Act 029, SB14 SD1 HD2, 5/5/2015

Posted on May 6, 2015 in 2015 Acts

Residential Landlord-Tenant Code; Security Deposit; Utility Service. RELATING TO THE RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT CODE. Amends the Residential Landlord-Tenant Code to allow use of the security deposit to: replace keys, including key fobs, parking cards, garage door openers, and mail box keys; and pay for utility service provided by the landlord under the rental agreement but not ...
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Act 028, SB114 SD1, 5/1/2015

Posted on May 5, 2015 in 2015 Acts

Dentistry; Dentists; Continuing Education; Ethics; Board of Dental Examiners. RELATING TO DENTISTRY. Requires, after January 1, 2016, the continuing education program for dentists to include three hours of ethics training per year. Specifies that the board of dental examiners may suspend or revoke any license issued under chapter 448, Hawaii Revised Statutes, for conduct or ...
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Act 027, SB729, 5/1/2015

Posted on May 5, 2015 in 2015 Acts

Mental Health; Advanced Practice Registered Nurse; Emergency Hospitalization; Involuntary Treatment. RELATING TO ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES. Clarifies the role of advanced practice registered nurses in sections of the Hawaii Revised Statutes relating to emergency hospital admission and involuntary hospitalization.(SB729)

Act 026, SB1098 SD1, 5/1/2015

Posted on May 5, 2015 in 2015 Acts

Hawaii State Public Library System; State Librarian. RELATING TO LIBRARIES. Updates chapter 312, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to accurately reflect long-standing board of education and Hawaii state public library system practice. (SB1098 SD1)

Act 025, SB1118 SD1, 5/1/2015

Posted on May 5, 2015 in 2015 Acts

Emergency Appropriation; Hazard Evaluation and Emergency Response Preparedness. ($) MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FOR HAZARD EVALUATION AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE PREPAREDNESS. Makes an emergency appropriation to the Department of Health to support public health and environmental hazard evaluation and emergency response preparedness. (SB1118 SD1)