Rep Thielen Addresses HB 2365 – Fire Protection; State Fire Council

RELATING TO THE STATE FIRE COUNCIL.
Report Title: Fire Protection; State Fire Council
Description: Authorizes the State Fire Council to: (1) Establish statewide qualifications and procedures for testing, certifying, and credentialing individuals who conduct maintenance testing of fire extinguishers, fire protection systems, and fire alarm systems; and (2) Implement a statewide system to promote the effective use of fire and life safety resources. (HB2365 HD1)

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Reps. Thielen and Mcdermott Address HB 2666 – D Card; Driver’s License; Scan;

RELATING TO PERSONAL INFORMATION.
Report Title: ID Card; Driver’s License; Scan; Age-Restricted Goods
Description: Makes permanent the amendments allowing a business to scan an individual’s driver’s license or Hawaii identification card to verify age when providing age-restricted goods or services. Removes reference to “the business” from the reasonable doubt standard for proof of age. (HB2666 HD1)
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thielen 2365Contact repthielen@capitol.hawaii.gov or repmcdermott@capitol.hawaii.gov
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Rep. Ward Addresses HB 2092 – Medical Marijuana; Registration

RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.
Report Title: Medical Marijuana; Registration
Description: Makes clarifying housekeeping amendments to the registration requirements regarding the medical use of marijuana. Effective January 2, 2015. Reported from HLT (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 641-14), recommending passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
2/27/2014 H Passed Second Reading; placed on the calendar for Third Reading with Representative(s) Aquino, Cullen, Ichiyama, Ito, Oshiro, Tokioka, Tsuji, Ward, Yamane voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Fale voting no (1) and Representative(s) Har, Woodson excused (2).

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Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson Addresses HB 1973 – Workers’ Compensation

RELATING TO WORKERS’ COMPENSATION.
Report Title: Workers’ Compensation; Penalty; Temporary Partial Disability Benefits; Eligibility Determination
Description: Imposes a penalty on an employer who does not pay an employee temporary partial disability benefits within fourteen calendar days after the end of the employee’s customary work week. Clarifies that an eligibility determination for disability benefits depends on the attending physician to certify the employee’s disability every thirty days. Clarifies that the failure of the employee’s physician to certify does not disqualify the employee from disability benefits. Allows one-time retroactive certification. Effective July 1, 2300. (HB1973 HD1)

2/27/2014 H Passed Third Reading with Representative(s) Fukumoto, Hanohano, Johanson, Kawakami, Matsumoto, Thielen, Ward voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Har, Say excused (2). Transmitted to Senate.

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Reps. Ward and Mckelvey Address HB 1122 – Capitol Gift Shop; Appropriation

RELATING TO A STATE CAPITOL GIFT SHOP.
Report Title: Capitol Gift Shop; Appropriation ($)
Description: Provides funding for a gift shop in the state capitol. Effective July 1, 2014. (HB1122 HD1
2/27/2014 H Passed Third Reading with Representative(s) Hanohano, Jordan, Oshiro voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Har, Say excused (2). Transmitted to Senate.

ward HB 1122Contact: repward@capitol.hawaii.gov or repmckelvey@capitol.hawaii.gov
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Representative Richard Fale Addresses HB 2409 – Disorderly Conduct; Bus Stops

RELATING TO DISORDERLY CONDUCT.
Report Title: Disorderly Conduct; Bus Stops
Description: Makes it a disorderly conduct offense to lie down at a bus stop shelter or structure in a manner that interferes with use of or access to the bus stop. Establishes a fine of $50 for a violation. Effective 7/1/14.

2/27/2014 H Passed Third Reading with Representative(s) Cachola voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Awana, Carroll, Fale, Hanohano, Jordan, Kawakami, McDermott, Oshiro, Tokioka, Tsuji, Ward voting no (11) and Representative(s) Har excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.

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