Friday, June 12, 2009

Bills Signed Into Law

Governor Lingle signed the following bills into law yesterday and today:


ACT 109 (09) HB1678 HD1 SD2 CD1 Signed: June 11, 2009 RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS Authorizes the issuance of $80 million in special purpose revenue bonds to LifeGrid Solutions, LLC for the design and construction of a biofuel refinery and research facility on O‘ahu.

ACT 110 (09) HB1628 HD1 SD2 CD1 Signed: June 11, 2009 RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST BIOENERGY HAWAI‘I, LLC Authorizes the issuance of $100 million in special purpose revenue bonds to BioEnergy Hawai‘i, LLC for the establishment of a cogeneration and energy production facility.

ACT 111 (09) HB427 HD1 SD1 CD1 Signed: June 11, 2009 RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST ONE PLANET PACIFIC ENERGY, LLC, A PROCESSING ENTERPRISE Authorizes the issuance of $40 million in special purpose revenue bonds to One Planet Pacific Energy, LLC for the design and construction of a gasification facility in Nānākuli to convert waste into renewable energy.

ACT 112 (09) HB1627 HD2 SD2 CD1 Signed: June 11, 2009 RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS Authorizes the issuance of $40 million in special purpose revenue bonds to Carbon Diversion Inc. for the development of non-fossil fuel energy production facilities.

ACT 113 (09) HB426 HD1 SD1 Signed: June 11, 2009 RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST SEAWATER AIR CONDITIONING PROJECTS ON O‘AHU Authorizes the issuance of $77 million in special purpose revenue bonds to Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning, LLC for the design and construction of a seawater air conditioning system in downtown Honolulu.

ACT 114 (09) HB1483 HD1 SD1 CD1 Signed: June 11, 2009 RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR BETTER PLACE HAWAI‘I, INC. Authorizes the issuance of $45 million in special purpose revenue bonds to Better Place Hawai‘i, Inc. for the planning, design, and construction of transportation infrastructure and equipment to support electric vehicles in Hawai‘i.

ACT 115 (09) SB851 SD1 HD3 CD1 Signed: June 12, 2009 RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT Requires electronic processing of child support payments, eliminates use of the full social security number on child support payment transactions, and strengthens enforcement of child support liens.

ACT 116 (09) SB932 SD2 HD2 CD1 Signed: June 12, 2009 RELATING TO INFECTIOUS DISEASE TESTING Aligns Hawai‘i law with recommendations from the federal Centers for Disease Control on the diagnosis and treatment of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

ACT 117 (09) SB967 SD2 HD3 Signed: June 12, 2009 RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES Updates Hawai‘i’s controlled substance list to conform to federal law, clarifies the requirement for a pharmacy to verify the identity of the individual picking up the controlled substance, and permits electronic record-keeping procedures for these substances.

ACT 118 (09) HB28 HD1 SD2 CD1 Signed: June 12, 2009 RELATING TO DEAD HUMAN BODIES Prohibits the selling and commercial display of dead human bodies, subject to certain exceptions.

ACT 119 (09) SB292 SD1 HD1 CD1 Signed: June 12, 2009 RELATING TO FUNDS Deposits 25.5 percent of Tobacco Settlement Special Fund moneys into the State general fund for six years, from July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2015.

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