Legislation

Legislation Transform Hawaii Government identified several technology-related bills during its time advocating in the Hawaii legislative sessions. Please use this page as a resource to update yourself on legislative measures that have the greatest potential to move the needle of transforming government, from improving management and sharing of government data to facilitating long-term IT strategic planning.

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IT Governance

Introduced

House Bill | 2020

HB1020 : Relating To Telehealth.


Establishes goals for the adoption and proliferation of telehealth to increase health care access. Establishes the Strategic Telehealth Advisory Council and permanent full-time State Telehealth Coordinator position.

Status: Carried over to 2020 Regular Session

IT Governance

Passed

House Bill | 2020

HB2200 : Relating To The State Budget


Adjusts and makes additional appropriations for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 to fund the operations of executive branch agencies and programs.

Status: Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 007, 07/15/2020

Business Process Re-engineering

Failed

House Bill | 2020

HB1690 : Relating To Telehealth


Establishes goals for the adoption and proliferation of telehealth to increase health care access. Establishes the State Strategic Telehealth Advisory Council and permanent State Telehealth and Health Care Access Coordinator position. Dissolves the Advisory Council on 7/1/2023. Establishes the Telehealth Administrative Simplification Working Group to research, make recommendations, and report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds.

Status: Referred to HLT, FIN, referral sheet 1

Modernizing IT Infrastructure

Failed

House Bill | 2020

HB1832 : Relating To Information Technology


Requires the department of education, in consultation with the office of enterprise technology services, to develop and procure a uniform financial database, with parameters, benefits, and features that are compatible to the software system being implemented by the office of enterprise technology services for use by all state agencies. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2112.

Status: Referred to LHE/LAB, FIN, referral sheet 2

Business Process Re-engineering

Failed

House Bill | 2020

HB1926 : Relating To State Forms


Requires any state agency that requires a person to submit information, data, or other materials to create a form, including instructions, that is written in plain language, to facilitate the collection of that information, data, or material.

Status: Referred to LAB, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 3

Citizen Engagement

Failed

House Bill | 2020

HB2077 : Relating To Business


Establishes the position of chief entrepreneurial advisor to the governor.

Status: Referred to EDB, FIN, referral sheet 5

Business Process Re-engineering

Failed

House Bill | 2020

HB2119 : Relating To Voting


Requires that any person who is eligible to vote and applies for a new or renewal motor vehicle driver's license, provisional license, or instruction permit, or a new, renewal, or duplicate identification card be automatically registered to vote if that person is not already registered to vote unless the applicant affirmatively declines to be registered to vote. Authorizes access to and electronic transmission of databases maintained or operated by the counties or the department of transportation containing driver's license or identification card information to election officials and the statewide voter registration system. Effective 1/1/2021.

Status: Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 2 with none voting aye with reservations

Business Process Re-engineering

Failed

House Bill | 2020

HB2128 : Relating To Elections


Makes housekeeping amendments to Hawaii's elections laws to clarify and improve the administration of elections by mail.

Status: The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.

Citizen Engagement

Failed

House Bill | 2020

HB2139 : Relating To Hawaii Technology Development Corporation


Appropriates funds to support the programs of the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation.

Status: The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.

Business Process Re-engineering

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB2005 : Relating To Voting


Requires that any person who is eligible to vote and applies for a new or renewal motor vehicle driver's license, provisional license, or instruction permit, or a new, renewal, or duplicate identification card be automatically registered to vote if that person is not already registered to vote unless the applicant affirmatively declines to be registered to vote. Authorizes access to and electronic transmission of databases maintained or operated by the counties or the department of transportation containing driver's license or identification card information to election officials and the statewide voter registration system. Effective 7/1/2050.

Status: Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting aye with reservations

Business Process Re-engineering

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB2006 : Relating To Ranked Choice Voting


Establishes ranked choice voting for special federal elections and special elections of vacant county council seats.

Status: This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled

Business Process Re-engineering

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB2027 : Relating To Voting


Requires that any person who is eligible to vote but is not already registered to vote and applies for a new or renewed motor vehicle driver's license, provisional license, or instruction permit, or a new, renewed, or duplicate civil identification card be automatically registered to vote unless the applicant affirmatively declines to be registered to vote. Authorizes access to and electronic transmission of databases maintained or operated by the counties or the department of transportation containing driver's license or civil identification card information to election officials and the statewide voter registration system. Takes effect 1/1/2021.

Status: Referred to TRS, JDC/WAM.

Citizen Engagement

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB2055 : Relating To Government


Establishes a state government realignment commission to periodically review the state executive branch's departments, divisions, and agencies, including functions and services, and submit its findings and recommendations to the legislature.

Status: Referred to GVO, JDC.

Citizen Engagement

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB2056 : Relating To Post-Secondary Education


Requires the University of Hawaii to collaborate with the Department of Education and the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to develop and implement an interactive web tool that will enable degree-seeking individuals to make better-informed decisions regarding their post-secondary education and career choices. Appropriates funds.

Status: Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations

Open Government

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB 2075 : Relating To The State Budget


To adjust and request appropriations for Fiscal Biennium 2019-21 funding requirements for operations and capital improvement projects of Executive Branch agencies and programs and to include appropriations from other departmental budget acts deemed necessary for program operations and capital improvements.

Status: Referred to WAM.

Business Process Re-engineering

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB2090 : Relating To Judicial Enforcement Of The Uniform Information Practices Act


Provides procedural requirements for judicial review of an agency's denial of access to a government record. Provides procedural requirements and standards of review upon appeal.

Status: This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled

Open Government

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB2243 : Relating To Legislative Testimony


Requires the house and senate to permit remote testimony, via telephone, at public hearings.

Status: The committee on TEC deferred the measure.

Open Government

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB2375 : Relating To State Forms


Requires any state agency that requires a person to submit information, data, or other materials to create a form, including instructions, that is written in plain language, to facilitate the collection of that information, data, or material.

Status: Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC.

Modernizing IT Infrastructure

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB2433 : Relating To Broadband Service Infrastructure


Establishes the broadband service infrastructure grant program to award grants to applicants to extend deployment of facilities used to provide broadband service to unserved and underserved areas of the State.

Status: Re-Referred to TEC/CPH, WAM.

Modernizing IT Infrastructure

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB2452 : Relating To Government Publications


Amends provisions relating to the distribution of government publications to require deposit of electronic or digital copies, unless printed copies are requested.

Status: The committee on GVO deferred the measure.

Citizen Engagement

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB2484 : Relating To Education


Establishes in the department of education an education research and development revolving fund to support the research and development of innovative curriculum, instructional materials, and related technologies. Appropriates $1,000,000 to the fund.

Status: This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled

IT Governance

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB2527 : Relating To Broadband Service Infrastructure


Establishes the broadband infrastructure grant program within DBEDT to award grants to applicants to extend deployment of infrastructure used to provide broadband service to unserved and underserved areas of the State. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

Status: Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations.

Business Process Re-engineering

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB2566 : Relating To Digital Identification


Establishes a digital identification pilot program to be implemented by the director of transportation and administered by the examiner of drivers for each county. Requires the director of transportation to acquire or develop a mobile application that displays digital identification required for drivers' licenses and civil identification cards. Repeals on June 30, 2021.

Status: Re-Referred to TRS/JDC, WAM.

Open Government

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB2567 : Relating To Government Accountability


Requires the legislative reference bureau to develop a spreadsheet informing members of the legislature on the status and content of all reports to be submitted to the legislature as required by law or requested by legislative concurrent resolution. Requires the legislative reference bureau to inform the legislature of all annual and other reports required by law to be submitted to the legislature or requested by legislative concurrent resolution that were not timely submitted. Requires reporting entities to submit a copy of all reports submitted to the legislature to the legislative reference bureau.

Status: Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.

Open Government

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB2568 : Relating To Government Accountability


Requires any report of a study or an audit enacted with a legislative appropriation or adopted by concurrent resolution and conducted by an executive department or agency, including the Hawaii health systems corporation, and by the legislative reference bureau, auditor, judiciary, or office of Hawaiian affairs, to be submitted to the senate president, speaker of the house, chairs of the appropriate subject matter committee of each house, and the legislative reference bureau library. Requires a public hearing or informational briefing within one year of receipt of report, except if extension granted to the hearing or briefing requirement by the senate president or speaker of the house of representatives or if the requirement is waived by the senate president or speaker of the house of representative. Exempts financial and other regularly occurring audits.

Status: Referred to GVO, WAM.

Open Government

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB2573 : Relating To The University Of Hawaii Board Of Regents


Requires all public meetings of the Board of Regents to be recorded in digital video format, webcast live, and archived and made available to the public.

Status: This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled

Open Government

Failed

House Bill | 2020

HB2170 : Relating To The University Of Hawaii Board Of Regent


Requires all public meetings of the Board of Regents to be recorded in digital video format, webcast live, and archived and made available to the public.

Status: Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations

Modernizing IT Infrastructure

Failed

House Bill | 2020

HB2264 : Relating To Broadband Development


Establishes the Executive Office on Broadband Development within the Office of the Governor. Establishes the Hawaii Broadband Advisory Council. Establishes the Hawaii Broadband Advisory Council special fund. Appropriates funds.

Status: Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with none voting aye with reservations

Modernizing IT Infrastructure

Failed

House Bill | 2020

HB2280 : Relating To The Access Hawaii Committee


Gives agencies more flexibility and online options to provide enhanced digital services to the public in order to better serve the public and businesses.

Status: Referred to LAB/IAC, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 5

Open Government

Failed

House Bill | 2020

HB2281 : Relating To Information Technology Steering Committee [PRIORITY]


Preserves the continuity of the Information Technology Steering Committee to properly administer 27-43, Hawaii Revised Statutes, while redefining the composition of the committee.

Status: Referred to LAB/EDB, FIN, referral sheet 5

IT Governance

Failed

House Bill | 2020

HB2284 : Relating To Procurement


Authorizes the state procurement administrator to hire an exempt position and incrementally funds this position. Authorizes a three-year pilot creating an innovative project delivery partnership between the state procurement office and the office of public works under the department of accounting and general services. Requires the office to provide services to agencies state-wide on construction and innovative projects.

Status: Referred to LAB, FIN, referral sheet 5

IT Governance

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB2837 : Relating To Information Technology Steering Committee [PRIORITY]


Preserves the continuity of the Information Technology Steering Committee to properly administer 27-43, Hawaii Revised Statutes, while redefining the composition of the committee.

Status: Referred to LAB/EDB, FIN, referral sheet 36

IT Governance

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB3031 : Relating To Information Technology [PRIORITY]


Requires the department of accounting and general services and the department of budget and finance, in consultation with the office of enterprise technology services, to develop and implement a uniform financial database, with parameters, benefits, and features that are compatible to the software system currently being implemented by the office of enterprise technology services at other agencies for use by all state agencies. Appropriates funds.

Status: Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.

Open Government

Failed

House Bill | 2020

HB2342 : Relating To Public Notices


Allows government agencies to publish public notice on their official website as an alternative to the newspaper.

Status: Referred to LAB, JUD, LMG, FIN, referral sheet 5

Citizen Engagement

Failed

House Bill | 2020

HB2418 : Relating To Legislative Testimony


Requires the house and senate to permit remote testimony, via telephone, at public hearings.

Status: Referred to LMG, FIN, referral sheet 5

Citizen Engagement

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB2836 : Relating To The Access Hawaii Committee


Gives agencies more flexibility and online options to provide enhanced digital services to the public in order to better serve the public and businesses.

Status: Referred to LAB/IAC, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 36

Modernizing IT Infrastructure

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB2840 : Relating To Procurement


Authorizes the state procurement administrator to hire an exempt position and incrementally funds this position. Authorizes a three-year pilot creating an innovative project delivery partnership between the state procurement office and the office of public works under the department of accounting and general services. Requires the office to provide services to agencies state-wide on construction and innovative projects.

Status: Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.

Open Government

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB2898 : Relating To Public Notices


Allows government agencies to publish public notice on their official website as an alternative to the newspaper. Effective 1/1/2050.

Status: Referred to LAB, JUD, LMG, FIN, referral sheet 36

Modernizing IT Infrastructure

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB3015 : Relating To Procurement


Makes an appropriation to the Department of Accounting and General Services for the purposes of funding training, development, and consulting services for innovative project delivery. Effective 7/1/2050.

Status: This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled

Modernizing IT Infrastructure

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB3143 : Relating To Procurement


Requires the State Procurement Office and the Public Works Division of the Department of Accounting and General Services to develop a ten-year pilot program to enable innovative methods of procurement. Establishes an exempt innovative project delivery officer position within the Public Works Division. Makes an appropriation. Repeals 7/1/2031.

Status: This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled

IT Governance

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

SB2594 : Relating To Blockchain Technology


Classifies digital assets under the Uniform Commercial Code. Specifies the manner of perfecting a security interest in digital assets. Authorizes banks to hold digital assets in their custody. Authorizes courts to hear claims relating to digital assets.

Status: The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.

Modernizing IT Infrastructure

Failed

House Bill | 2020

HB2596 : Relating To Broadband Service Infrastructure


Establishes the broadband service infrastructure grant program to award grants to applicants to extend deployment of facilities used to provide broadband service to unserved and underserved areas of the State.

Status: Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with none voting aye with reservations

Open Government

Failed

Senate Bill | 2020

HB2624 : Relating To Environmental Impact Statements


Requires the Office of Environmental Quality Control to establish, implement, and maintain an interactive website available to the public at no cost that provides certain information and notifications regarding environmental assessment and environmental impact statement actions. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2020.

Status: Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.

IT Governance

Introduced

Senate Bill | 2019, 2020

SB291 : Relating to Enterprise Technology Services


Appropriates funds for the Office of Enterprise Technology Services.

Status: Carried over to 2020 Regular Session.

Open Government

Introduced

House Bill | 2019, 2020

HB733 : Relating to the Chief Data Officer


Establishes the Chief Data Officer within the Office of Enterprise Technology Services to oversee and manage the sharing of state data sets.

Status: Carried over to 2020 Regular Session.

Citizen Engagement

Introduced

House Bill | 2019, 2020

HB1217 : Relating To Voter Registration


Makes inclusion of an affidavit application for voter registration mandatory for all driver's license and identification card applications. Automatically registers each applicant who elects to register for voting. Requires sharing of information among the counties, DOT, and election personnel. (HB1217 HD1)

Status: Carried over to 2020 Regular Session.

IT Governance

Introduced

House Bill | 2019, 2020

HB821 : Relating To Telecommunications


Requires the Hawaii technology development corporation to seek to establish a public-private partnership to plan, build, and manage key strategic broadband infrastructure and attract cloud based companies to Hawaii. Makes an appropriation for the Hawaii broadband initiative and to establish an open access, carrier neutral cable landing station. Takes effect 7/1/2112. (SD1)

Status: Carried over to 2020 Regular Session.

Citizen Engagement

Introduced

Senate Bill | 2019, 2020

SB113 : Relating To Videoconferencing


Requires both chambers of the legislature to implement rules to permit residents to present testimony through audiovisual technology. Appropriates moneys to establish audiovisual systems throughout the State.

Status: Carried over to 2020 Regular Session.

Modernizing IT Infrastructure

Introduced

Senate Bill | 2019, 2020

SB218 : Relating To Broadband


Requires the Hawaii technology development corporation to seek to establish a public-private partnership to plan, build, and manage key strategic broadband infrastructure and attract cloud based companies to Hawaii. Makes an appropriation to establish an open access, carrier neutral cable landing station. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)

Status: Carried over to 2020 Regular Session.

IT Governance

Introduced

Senate Bill | 2019, 2020

SB1313 : Relating To The Legislature


Requires both chambers of the legislature to establish rules for live streaming public hearings and informational briefings at the state capitol to the public through audiovisual technology.

Status: Carried over to 2020 Regular Session.

Open Government

Introduced

Senate Bill | 2019, 2020

SB461 : Relating To Videoconferencing


Requires LRB to conduct a feasibility study associated with the implementation of audiovisual technology in both chambers of the legislature and submit a report of its findings and recommendations to the legislature. Makes an appropriation.

Status: Carried over to 2020 Regular Session.

Open Government

Introduced

Senate Bill | 2019, 2020

SB337 : Relating To The Legislature


Establishes a Remote Legislative Access Program to allow for the submission of testimony remotely. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

Status: Carried over to 2020 Regular Session.

Open Government

Introduced

Senate Bill | 2019, 2020

SB811 : Relating To Legislative Access Through Remote Testimony


Requires each house of the Legislature to establish, by rule, procedures that enable the legislature to use remote testimony at legislative committee hearings to enable the public to present oral testimony at committee hearings and accommodate persons with disabilities. Appropriates funds.

Status: Carried over to 2020 Regular Session.

IT Governance

Introduced

Senate Bill | 2019, 2020

SB667 : Relating to Education


Requires the Office of Enterprise Technology Services, in collaboration with the Department of Education, to establish a working group to study the Department of Education's information technology infrastructure, operations, and services. Establishes the members and duties of the working group

Status: Carried over to 2020 Regular Session.

IT Governance

Pending

Senate Bill | 2019, 2020

SB219 SD1 HD1 : Relating to Enterprise Technology Services


Requires the chief information officer, in conjunction with the information technology steering committee, to review, refresh, and submit to the state information technology strategic plan every four years.

Status: Passed Second Chamber

IT Governance

Passed

| 2019

GM581 : Chief Information Officer of the Department of Accounting and General Services


Submitting for consideration and confirmation as the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Accounting and General Services, Gubernatorial Nominee, DOUGLAS G. MURDOCK, for a term to expire at noon on 12-05-2022.

Status: Confirmed. Ayes, 25. Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Kidani, Kim. Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none).

IT Governance

Pending

House Bill | 2019, 2020

HB532 HD1 SD1 : Relating to Government Data


Establishes a Chief Data Officer and Data Task Force to develop, implement, and manage statewide data set policies, procedures, and standards. Appropriates moneys.

Status: Passed Second Chamber

Open Government

Pending

Senate Bill | 2019, 2020

SB1001 SD2 HD1 : Relating to Government Data


Establishes a chief data officer and data task force, within the office of enterprise technology services, to develop, implement, and manage statewide data set policies, procedures, and standards.

Status: Passed Second Chamber

Modernizing IT Infrastructure

Pending

House Bill | 2019, 2020

HB1593 HD1 SD1 : Relating to Information Technology


Requires the department of education, in consultation with the office of enterprise technology services, to develop and procure a uniform financial database, with parameters, benefits, and features that are compatible to the software system being implemented by the office of enterprise technology services for use by all state agencies. Appropriates moneys. Takes effect on 7/1/2112. (SD1)

Status: Passed Second Chamber

Modernizing IT Infrastructure

Failed

Resolution | 2019, 2020

SCR175 HD1 : Artificial Intelligence; Advisory Committee


Requesting the State to Convene an Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee to Investigate How to Implement, Develop, and Regulate Artificial Intelligence in the State.

Status: The committee(s) on FIN recommend(s) that the measure be deferred.

Open Government

Pending

House Bill | 2019, 2020

HB1153 : Relating To Remote Testimony In Legislative Hearings


Establishes the remote legislative access program, to be supervised by the joint legislative access committee. Specific requirements that the joint legislative access committee must consider when developing the program. Requires each house of the Legislature to establish, by rule, procedures for the public to present oral testimony at legislative committee hearings through remote testimony. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2022. (SD1)

Status: Passed Second Chamber

IT Governance

Pending

House Bill | 2019, 2020

HB533 : Relating To Broadband


Establishes the Hawaii Broadband Office within HTDC. Establishes the position of State Broadband Strategy Officer. Renames the Broadband Assistance Advisory Council as the Broadband Advisory Council and amends its purpose and membership. Requires the CEO of HTDC to convene and chair the Broadband Advisory Council. Appropriates funds. Takes effect 7/1/3000. (SD1)

Status: Passed Second Chamber

Business Process Re-engineering

Introduced

House Bill | 2019

HB635 : Relating To Legislative Access Through Remote Testimony


Requires each house of the Legislature to establish, by rule, procedures that enable the legislature to use remote testimony at legislative committee hearings to enable the public to present oral testimony at committee hearings and accommodate persons with disabilities. Appropriates funds.

Status: Carried over to 2020 Regular Session.

Modernizing IT Infrastructure

Pending

Senate Bill | 2019, 2020

SB966 : Relating To Mililani Technology Park


Requires the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation to enter into negotiations to acquire the properties identified as Tax Map Keys: (1) 9-5-046:041 and (1) 9-5-046:042, parcels that are within or near Mililani Technology Park, to facilitate the redevelopment of those parcels for community benefit and the benefit of the Mililani Technology Park. Appropriates funds. (SB966 HD2)

Status: Passed Second Chamber

IT Governance

Passed

Resolution | 2018

HCR94 : Requesting the Development of a State Information Technology Strategic Plan to Include Data Goals and Objectives


Recognizes that the commitment of the government leadership of the State of Hawaii to strategic business and information technology transformation over the long term is essential to successfully harnessing the power of technology.

Status: Resolution adopted in final form

IT Governance

Failed

Resolution | 2018

SCR41 : Requesting the Chief Information Officer, in Conjunction with the Information Technology Steering Committee, to Develop State Strategic Open Data Goals and Objectives


Recognizes that access to empirical data is critical for decision makers to make informed decisions in the interest of citizens.

Status: Failed to cross over

IT Governance

Failed

House Bill | 2018

HB2225 : Relating to Information Technology


Provides the Chief Information Officer with full discretion to require independent verification and validation of the information technology projects if certain criteria are met.

Status: Failed to move forward

IT Workforce Development

Passed

House Bill | 2018

HB2607 : Relating to Education


Requires the Department of Education to develop and implement a statewide computer science curricula plan for public school students in K-12 and ensure each public high school offers at least 1 computer science course each school year. Authorizes the Department of Education to contract for computer science teacher development programs. Appropriates funds.

Status: Bill enacted (Act 51)

Citizen Engagement

Failed

House Bill | 2018

HB2080 : Relating to Technology Development


Appropriates funds for grants to participants in software application challenges so that the proofs of concept created during the challenges can be developed into prototypes suitable for local and state government.

Status: Failed to move forward

Citizen Engagement

Passed

House Bill | 2018

HB2395 : Relating to Electronic Filing


Authorizes the Department of Taxation to require certain taxpayers to file returns electronically, subject to exceptions for reasonable cause as provided by administrative rules.

Status: Bill enacted (Act 66)

Modernizing IT Infrastructure

Failed

Senate Bill | 2018

SB2788 : Relating to Health Analytics


Establishes the Health Analytics Program in the Med-QUEST Division of the Department of Human Services and authorizes the Department of Human Services to maintain an all-payers medical claims data base.

Status: Failed to move forward

Modernizing IT Infrastructure

Failed

Senate Bill | 2018

SB2879 : Relating to Education


Requires the office of enterprise technology services, in collaboration with the Department of Education, to establish a working group to study the Department of Education’s information technology infrastructure, operations, and services.

Status: Failed to move forward

Business Process Re-engineering

Passed

House Bill | 2018

HB2373 : Relating to the Sharing of Vital Statistics Records with Department of Health Program Employees for Approved Research Purposes


Authorizes the Department of Health to disclose public health statistics records internally within the Department of Health for approved research purposes.

Status: Bill enacted (Act 135)

Business Process Re-engineering

Failed

Resolution | 2018

SCR10 : Urging State and County Agencies to Compile Digital Records of Existing Analog Data and Adopt Digital Data Storage Methods


Recognizes that access to agency data is imperative to the State’s commitment to solving Hawaii’s issues.

Status: Failed to move forward

Open Government

Failed

Senate Bill | 2018

SB3092 : Relating to Open Government


Requires the Office of Information Practices to resolve all public complaints about noncompliance with chapter 92F and part I of chapter 92 within six months from the date the Office of Information Practices receives the complaint.

Status: Failed to cross over

IT Governance

Passed

House Bill |

HB531 HD1 SD1 : Relating to Enterprise Technology Services


Requires the Office of Enterprise Technology Services Chief Information Officer to update the state information technology strategic plan every four years, with the first update to be completed in advance of the 2021 regular session.

Status: Transmitted to Governor.

Modernizing IT Infrastructure

Passed

House Bill |

HB2651 : Relating to Wireless Broadband Facilities


Establishes a process to upgrade and support next generation wireless broadband infrastructure throughout the State.

Status: Bill enacted (Act 49)