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Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in Latest Department News, Newsroom, Office of the Governor Press Releases

WHAT:        Bill signing ceremonies for the following:

HB 508, HB 511, HB 852: Ethics – Increases administrative fines for

ethics violations, lobbying law and failure to file financial disclosure

statements on time.


SB 611: Fire Sprinklers – Extends prohibition on county requirements

for automatic sprinklers or sprinkler systems


HB 1179: Rental Housing Projects – Expands the types of rental

housing projects that can be exempt from general excise taxes


SB 718: Community Courts – Establishes a community court outreach

project in the City & County of Honolulu


HB 845: Inmate Re-entry IDs – Requires the Dept. of Public Safety,

various agencies, to issue civil ID cards to inmates and assist in

obtaining inmates’ birth certificates, social security cards and other

ID necessary for successful reentry into society


HB 957: Heat Abatement – Authorizes the Dept. of Education to

borrow moneys interest-free from the HI Green Infrastructure Loan

Program for heat abatement measures at public schools


HB 916: Loan Repayment for Health Care Professionals – Makes an

appropriation for the health care provider loan repayment program

administered through the John A. Burns School of Medicine


HB 89, HB 90: Hospital and Nursing Sustainability – Continues the

Hospital Sustainability and Nursing Facility Sustainability Programs

for two years.


WHO:            Governor David Ige

                        Key legislators

Supporters of the bills                              


WHEN:          Thursday June 22, 2017  


9:30 a.m.      Ethics — HB 508, HB 511, HB 852

10:00 a.m.    Fire Sprinklers — SB 611

                        10:30 a.m.    Rental Housing Projects — HB 1179

11:00 a.m.    Community Courts — SB 718

11:30 a.m.    Inmate Re-Entry IDs — HB 845


2:30 p.m.      Heat Abatement — HB 957

3:00 p.m.      Loan Repayment for Health Care Professionals — HB 916

3:30 p.m.      Hospital & Nursing Sustainability — HB 89, HB 90


WHERE:        State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room

This event will be streamed LIVE through the governor’s website.


Media Contacts:

Jodi Leong

Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0043

Mobile: 808-798-3929

[email protected]


Cindy McMillan

Communications Director

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0012

Mobile: 808-265-7974

[email protected]