Bills Passed - Regular Session

Hawaii State Legislature
1997 Session

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MEASURE   SB0717 SD2 HD2 CD1   (CCR 98)
TITLE     RELATING TO PARENT EDUCATION FOR SEPARATING PARTIES.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Establishes a parent education special account to be funded by a
           surcharge of 35 dollars for each party on filing fees for a divorce,
           annulment, or separation action.  Requires the account to be used by
           the judiciary for the education of parents involved in a separation.
           Annual report to the legislature.  Appropriation. ($$) -- SB0717 CD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 443 (JDC)  SSCR 872 (WAM)  HSCR 1295 (JUD)  HSCR 1690 (FIN)
           CCR 98
STATUS    Apr-29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB0718 HD1 CD1   (CCR 72)
TITLE     RELATING TO PRE-SENTENCE DIAGNOSIS AND REPORT.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Provides exceptions to the requirement that the court order a
           pre sentence diagnosis and report.  Provides criteria. -- SB0718 CD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 741 (JDC)  HSCR 1650 (JUD)  CCR 72
STATUS    Apr-29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB0727 SD2 HD1   (HSCR 1638)
TITLE     RELATING TO THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES HEALTH FUND.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Amends provision relating to the public employees health fund to
           allow the fund to be used to stabilize health benefits plan or long
           term care benefits plan rates, and other expenses with legislative
           approval.  Requires any rate credits or reimbursements in excess of
           funds used for the above purpose to be returned to the appropriate
           State or county fund.  Provides criteria. -- SB0727 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 487 (HRE)  SSCR 837 (WAM)  HSCR 1275 (LAB)  HSCR 1638 (FIN)
STATUS    Apr=29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB0817 SD1 HD1 CD1   (CCR 87)
TITLE     RELATING TO EDUCATION.
INTRODCR  Chumbley A (586-6030)
DESCRIPT  Requires the board of education to establish guidelines to foster
           volunteer relationships between public school students and service
           providers. -- SB0817 CD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 651 (EDU)  HSCR 1590 (EDN)  CCR 87
STATUS    Apr-29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB0818 SD1 HD1   (HSCR 1620)
TITLE     RELATING TO TRADEMARK COUNTERFEITING.
INTRODCR  Chumbley A (586-6030)
DESCRIPT  Establishes the crime of trademark counterfeiting and makes it a
           class C felony for which forfeiture of property is authorized.
           -- SB0818 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 197 (CPI)  SSCR 759 (JDC)  HSCR 1620 (CPC/ JUD/)
STATUS    Apr-24 97  Received by the Governor
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB0823 SD1 HD1   (HSCR 1218)
TITLE     RELATING TO FIREARMS.
INTRODCR  Chumbley A (586-6030)
DESCRIPT  Amends provision relating to permits to acquire to allow an heir or
           legatee to transfer a firearm directly to a dealer licensed under
           firearms law or by the US Department of Treasury without complying
           with permit to acquire requirements.  Provides criteria.
           -- SB0823 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 696 (JDC)  HSCR 1218 (JUD)
STATUS    Apr-24 97  Received by the Governor
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB0835 SD1 HD1 CD1   (CCR 60)
TITLE     RELATING TO PHYSICIANS.
INTRODCR  Matsunaga M (586-7100)
DESCRIPT  Amends provision relating to proceedings and records of peer review
           committees and quality assurance committees to extend peer review
           protection to physicians in a managed care organization.  Adds
           definitions of licensed health maintenance organization, peer review
           committee, preferred provider organization, and preferred provider
           network. -- SB0835 CD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 94 (HEV)  SSCR 590 (CPI)  HSCR 1203 (HLT)  HSCR 1705 (CPC)
COMM REPT  CCR 60
STATUS    Apr-29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB0843 SD1 HD2   (HSCR 1639)
TITLE     RELATING TO SMALL BUSINESS TAXATION.
INTRODCR  Matsunaga M (586-7100)
DESCRIPT  Provides a small business income tax credit for any small business
           equal to the amount paid by the taxpayer to the US Small Business
           Administration as a guaranty fee pursuant to the obtaining of
           guaranteed financing for the 1st time.  Act to take effect when the
           federal income tax credit for small businesses becomes effective and
           shall be repealed 3 years after (sunset). -- SB0843 HD2
COMM REPT  SSCR 57 (ECD)  SSCR 808 (WAM)  HSCR 1168 (EDB)  HSCR 1639 (FIN)
STATUS    Apr=29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB0846 SD1 HD2   (HSCR 1629)
TITLE     RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.
INTRODCR  Matsunaga M (586-7100)
DESCRIPT  Allows department of public safety temporary emergency powers to add
           controlled substances to schedules.  Provides for automatic
           forfeiture of registrations for failures to renew registrations or
           pay for fees.  Allows physicians to dispense scheduled narcotic
           drugs as an incident to treatment of conditions other than
           addiction.  Specifies procedures and requirements for the partial
           filling of controlled substance prescriptions.  Prohibits
           unauthorized use of prescription forms. -- SB0846 HD2
COMM REPT  SSCR 388 (HEV)  SSCR 769 (JDC)  HSCR 1227 (HLT)  HSCR 1629 (CPC/
           JUD/)
STATUS    Apr=29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB0870 SD2 HD2 CD1   (CCR 88)
TITLE     RELATING TO PICKUP TRUCKS.
INTRODCR  Kawamoto C (586-6970)
DESCRIPT  Prohibits operator of a pickup truck from operating a vehicle with
           any passenger 12 years of age or younger in the bed or load carrying
           area of the vehicle.  Exemptions and penalty. -- Increases the gross
           vehicle weight rating for pickup trucks from 10,000 pounds to 11,000
           pounds. -- SB0870 CD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 278 (TIA)  SSCR 753 (JDC)  HSCR 1201 (TRN)  HSCR 1643 (JUD)
           CCR 88
STATUS    Apr-29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB0910 SD1   (SSCR 558)
TITLE     RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
INTRODCR  Ige M (586-9405)
DESCRIPT  Amends number of persons review committee for professional services
           recommends to head of purchasing agency to a minimum of 3 persons.
           -- SB0910 SD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 558 (GOH)  HSCR 1329 (FIN)
STATUS    Mar-27 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-14 97  Approved by Governor (Act 21 1997)





MEASURE   SB0927 SD1 HD2 CD1   (CCR 100)
TITLE     RELATING TO TAXATION.
INTRODCR  Fernandes Salling L (586-6850)
DESCRIPT  Increases tax on cigarettes from 3 cents to 4 cents after August 31,
           1997 and to 5 cents after June 30, 1998. -- SB0927 CD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 801 (WAM)  HSCR 1207 (HLT)  HSCR 1584 (FIN)  CCR 100
STATUS    Apr-29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB0938 SD1 HD1   (HSCR 1330)
TITLE     RELATING TO NONRESIDENT INCOME TAX.
INTRODCR  Fernandes Salling L (586-6850)
DESCRIPT  Establishes that there shall be imposed on the entire taxable income
           of every nonresident or part year resident which is derived from
           sources in this State a tax which shall be equal to the tax as a
           resident. -- SB0938 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 819 (WAM)  HSCR 1330 (FIN)
STATUS    Apr=29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB0952 SD1 HD1   (HSCR 1669)
TITLE     RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION.
INTRODCR  Ige D (586-6230)
DESCRIPT  Establishes assistive technology warranty law.  Requires manufacturer
           who sells or leases a new assistive device to a consumer to furnish
           the consumer with a written warranty under which the manufacturer
           warrants that the assistive device is fit for the ordinary purposes
           for which the device is used.  Requires manufacturer directly or
           through its agent to repair or reimburse a consumer for the
           reasonable costs of repairing any nonconformity in an assistive
           device.  Assistive device includes devices used for major life
           activity like mobility, vision, hearing, speech, communication,
           maneuvering, and manipulation of a person's environment.
           -- SB0952 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 792 (CPI)  HSCR 1669 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-24 97  Received by the Governor
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB0958
TITLE     RELATING TO THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE.
INTRODCR  Ige D (586-6230)
DESCRIPT  Makes housekeeping amendments to the uniform commercial code to bring
           it up to date. -- SB0958
COMM REPT  SSCR 72 (CPI)  HSCR 1610 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-08 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-22 97  Approved by Governor (Act 32 1997)





MEASURE   SB0959 HD1   (HSCR 1216)
TITLE     RELATING TO THE UNIFORM PRUDENT INVESTOR ACT.
INTRODCR  Ige D (586-6230)
DESCRIPT  Establishes Hawaii uniform prudent investor act.  Requires a trustee
           who invests and manages trust assets to comply with the prudent
           investor rule.  Establishes provisions relating to standard of care,
           diversification, duties at inception of trusteeship, loyalty,
           impartiality, investment costs, reviewing compliance, and delegation
           of investment and management functions.  Provides criteria.
           -- SB0959 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 73 (CPI)  HSCR 1216 (JUD)
STATUS    Apr-03 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-14 97  Approved by Governor (Act 26 1997)





MEASURE   SB0969 HD2   (HSCR 1691)
TITLE     RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
INTRODCR  Ige D (586-6230)
DESCRIPT  Increases the limits on parking fines the board of regents of the
           university of Hawaii may impose from 25 dollars to 100 dollars.
           -- SB0969 HD2
COMM REPT  SSCR 21 (EDU)  SSCR 881 (WAM)  HSCR 1134 (HED)  HSCR 1294 (JUD)
           HSCR 1691 (FIN)
STATUS    Apr-24 97  Received by the Governor
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB0985 SD1   (SSCR 150)
TITLE     RELATING TO THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE.
INTRODCR  Ige D (586-6230)
DESCRIPT  Establishes within the uniform commercial code a new article
           regarding investment securities. -- SB0985 SD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 150 (CPI)  HSCR 1603 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-08 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-22 97  Approved by Governor (Act 33 1997)





MEASURE   SB0986 SD1 HD1 CD1   (CCR 73)
TITLE     RELATING TO NONCONSENSUAL COMMON LAW LIENS.
INTRODCR  Chumbley A (586-6030)
DESCRIPT  Amends the nonconsensual common law liens law to add the definition
           of party in interest, and amends the definitions of lien, lien
           claimant, and nonconsensual common law lien. -- Requires that, if
           the circuit court finds the purported lien invalid, the lien shall
           be voided from its inception, and provides for awards to the
           prevailing party.  Provides for injunctive relief against the lien
           claimant if the court finds the purported lien is frivolous.
           -- SB0986 CD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 703 (JDC)  HSCR 1183 (JUD)  CCR 73
STATUS    Apr-29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB0989 SD1 HD1 CD1   (CCR 74)
TITLE     RELATING TO TORTS.
INTRODCR  Chumbley A (586-6030)
DESCRIPT  Provides that any person who enters school grounds for the purpose of
           committing or attempting to commit an offense against property
           rights is deemed to assume the risk of liability for any injuries or
           death resulting from the person's use of the school's grounds,
           facilities, or equipment.  Also provides that the assumption of risk
           shall not apply if the person who enters school grounds suffers
           injury or death as a result of gross negligence, or wilful, or
           wanton misconduct on the part of the State. -- SB0989 CD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 714 (JDC)  HSCR 1398 (JUD)  CCR 74
STATUS    Apr-29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB0991 SD2 HD2 CD1   (CCR 67)
TITLE     RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.
INTRODCR  Chumbley A (586-6030)
DESCRIPT  Establishes revocation of the privilege to drive a motor vehicle upon
           refusal to submit to testing for driving under the influence of
           drugs.  Requires affidavit by the arresting officer for refusal.
           Allows hearing before a district judge.  Provides that results
           reflecting the presence of drugs or metabolic products obtained from
           a blood or urine specimen under traffic safety provisions shall not
           be admissible evidence in proceedings brought under controlled
           substances or offense against public health provisions. -- Changes
           the implied consent of drivers of motor vehicles to submit to
           testing to determine alcohol content of blood to include blood or
           urine tests to determine alcohol concentration or drug content.
           -- Allows roadblocks for drug control. -- Changes mandatory testing
           in the event of a collision resulting in injury or death to include
           urine tests and tests for influence of drugs. -- Requires the
           department of health to establish and administer a statewide program
           relating to chemical testing of blood to determine alcohol content
           or drug content for highway safety, traffic safety, and traffic code
           provisions.  Requires consultation with the county police chiefs and
           the department of the attorney general. -- SB0991 CD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 279 (TIA)  SSCR 774 (JDC)  HSCR 1196 (TRN)  HSCR 1569 (JUD)
COMM REPT  CCR 67
STATUS    Apr-29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION


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