Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Bills that passed conference today

HB2003 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCING
Updates, organizes, and clarifies current campaign financing laws. Requires that corporations file a report with the campaign spending commission for contributions from its own treasury that aggregate more than $1000 per two year election period made directly to a candidate or candidate committee. (Introduced by Rep. Calvin Say By Request)

HB2129 RELATING TO GRAFFITI
Requires a person convicted of criminal property damage involving graffiti to remove the graffiti within 30 days of sentencing and to perform community service removing graffiti from within 100 yards of the site of the offense. (Introduced by Rep. Henry Aquino)

HB2239 RELATING TO THE DEPOSIT BEVERAGE CONTAINER PROGRAM.
Removes the exemption for dietary supplements from the deposit beverage container program. (Introduced by Rep. Hermina Morita)

HB2283 RELATING TO PUBLIC PROCUREMENT (passed out of conference on 4/19/10)
Requires government purchasers and private entities offering goods and services for sale to government purchasers to follow ethical principles in matters relating to procurement. (Introduced by Rep. Blake Oshiro)

HB2688 RELATING TO HEALTH.
Changes the name of the environmental health education fund to the sanitation and environmental health special fund and allows the funds to be used for sanitation program activities and functions, including hiring of inspectors. Increases the amount that can be used for administrative costs and the amount that the fund may accumulate before the excess is transferred into the general fund. (Introduced by Rep. Marcus Oshiro)

SB2169 RELATING TO SHARK FINS
Prohibits the harvest, possession, sale, or distribution of a shark or shark parts unless landed whole and harvested under a commercial marine license. Prohibits under Hawaii Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, possession or sale of shark fins. (Introduced by Sen. Clayton Hee)

SB2937 RELATING TO INFORMATION PRACTICES
Exempts disclosure of government records in response to duplicate requests from a single requestor, provided that the agency to which the request was made satisfies specified requirements. (Introduced by Sen. Will Espero)

1 comment:

Brad Parsons said...

Not a single energy bill in the lot.