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SR198PassEstablishing The Senate Special Investigating Committee On Covid-19.
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2020-05-28
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 05-28-20.
SCR244PassRelating To The Recess Of The Thirtieth Legislature, Regular Session Of 2020.
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2020-05-22
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 05-22-20.
HB2447EngrossTemporarily exempts affordable housing projects from specific state and county fees and exactions related to discretionary approval or ministerial permitting, except application fees; provided that the units are affordable for households with incomes...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
SB3139EnrollMakes deposits into the emergency and budget reserve fund by replacing general fund appropriations with general obligation bond proceeds and transferring savings from the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020. Transfers excess funds from other sour...
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2020-05-21
Enrolled to Governor.
SR150PassRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Formalize And Make Mandatory The Submission Of The Order For Self-quarantine, Safe Travels Application, And Interisland Declaration Forms.
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2020-05-21
Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 2).
HB117EnrollDefers further implementation of the executive and judicial branch salary increases that are scheduled for July 1, 2020, as well as planned raises for members of the legislature scheduled for January 1, 2021. (SD1)
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2020-05-21
Transmitted to Governor.
HB2470EngrossDirects the HHFDC to take title to a specified 15.418-acre parcel in Honokaa, Hawaii county, if HHFDC finds, after its due diligence, that the parcel is suitable for residential development. Requires HHFDC to document any change in title. Requires HH...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
SCR68IntroRequesting That The City And County Of Honolulu Prohibit Electric Scooters, Electric Bicycles, And Electric Trikes On Sidewalks.
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2020-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB1631EnrollAuthorizes issuance of general obligation bonds. Authorizes issuance of instruments of indebtedness in an amount that may be necessary to finance any permitted purpose under the House Bill No. 2200, H.D. 1, S.D. 1 and section 13(3) of the Federal Res...
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2020-05-21
Transmitted to Governor.
SR151PassRequesting The Department Of Transportation, In Collaboration With The Hawaii Tourism Authority, To Develop A Travel Restriction Notification Procedure For Adoption By Any Passenger Airline Operating In The State.
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2020-05-21
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
SR35IntroRequesting That The City And County Of Honolulu Prohibit Electric Scooters, Electric Bicycles, And Electric Trikes On Sidewalks.
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2020-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB2101EngrossRequires circuit courts to apply special sentencing considerations when sentencing a minor for a nonviolent offense. Allows the circuit courts, in their discretion, to impose a sentence up to fifty per cent shorter than the mandatory minimum or to de...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SR174PassRequesting The Governor To Establish Advance Travel Quarantine And Statewide Stay-at-home Orders To Ensure Rapid And Effective Response To Any Resurgence Of The Coronavirus Disease 2019 In Hawaii.
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2020-05-21
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HB2066EngrossCreates a downpayment guarantee program for certain first-time homebuyers. Creates the loan loss reserve fund subaccount to fund the program. Creates two full time equivalent positions (2.0 FTE) to administer the program. Appropriates funds. Takes ef...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
SR144PassRequesting The Hawaii Department Of Education To Develop A Strategy To Implement A Reopening Plan For The Upcoming School Year Based On Guidelines Established By The Centers For Disease Control And Prevention.
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2020-05-21
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HB2547EngrossConsolidates the administration of low- and moderate-income housing into a single program by authorizing the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to administer new reserved housing and workforce housing units in community development di...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HB1799EngrossRequires a specialty contractor to obtain a C-48 specialty license (structural steel contractor) or sublicense if the performance of work on a contract requires a C-48 specialty license or sublicense and the specialty contractor does not have that sp...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HB2527EngrossSpecifies that certain provisions of the Internal Revenue Code related to at-risk rules and deductions and passive activity loss do not apply to the state low-income housing tax credit allocations after 12/31/2019. Extends the time period in which to...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
SR84PassConvening A Restaurant Reopening Task Force To Assist In The Safe Reopening Of Restaurants Throughout The State That Were Closed Due To The Covid-19 Pandemic.
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2020-05-21
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
SR27PassRequesting The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency To Provide To The Senate A Formal Plan And Monthly Accounting For Federal Funds Allocated To The Agency To Address The Coronavirus Pandemic.
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2020-05-21
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HB2411EngrossAppropriates funds to the Hawaii Public Housing Authority for rent subsidy payments, which sums shall be added to the Authority's base budget, and additional staff. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-05-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HB2725EnrollAppropriates funds for supplemental capital improvement projects for fiscal biennium 20192021.
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2020-05-21
Transmitted to Governor.
HB2526EngrossAppropriates funds for the operating budget of the department of human services for fiscal year 2020-2021. Takes effect on December 31, 2059. (SD1)
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2020-05-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HB2675EngrossRequires an appellate court to conduct a hearing when a conflict of interest pertaining to a judge or justice is alleged by motion of a party to any suit, action, or proceeding of the appellate court. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB1902EngrossExtends the prohibition for large capacity magazines to all firearms, rather than just pistols. Provides an exception to the prohibition for law enforcement agencies and duly authorized officers. Prohibits certain individuals from owning firearms who...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB2687EngrossEstablishes a downpayment loan loss reserve program to address downpayment loan defaults under the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation's downpayment loan assistance program. Establishes one downpayment loan loss reserve administrator p...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
SB75EnrollAppropriates funds designated for the State by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) to the counties of Hawaii, Maui, and Kauai; the departments of Defense, Labor and Industrial Relations, and Human Services; and the Offi...
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2020-05-21
Enrolled to Governor.
SB3080EnrollAppropriates supplemental funds for the Judiciary for the fiscal biennium beginning 7/1/2019, and ending 6/30/2021. (HD1)
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2020-05-21
Enrolled to Governor.
HB2183EngrossIncreases the Hula Mae Multifamily Revenue Bond authorization ceiling amount to continue financing affordable rental housing statewide. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-05-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HB1959EngrossRequires a studio teacher to accompany, supervise, and advocate on behalf of a minor whenever the minor is on set and a variance from the work hour restrictions to allowable theatrical employment is granted, when employed for theatrical purposes. Req...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SR94PassUrging Restaurants Throughout The State To Adopt The Recommended Best Practices And Safety Guidelines Developed By The United States Food And Drug Administration And National Restaurant Association In Response To The Covid-19 Pandemic.
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2020-05-21
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HB2448EngrossProvides that an exemption from the general excise tax established by section 201H-36, Hawaii Revised Statutes, that has been approved by the Hawaii housing finance and development corporation shall be provided once the qualified person or firm has f...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HB2449EngrossAuthorizes cash payments made by developers in lieu of providing the required reserved housing units in the development of residential projects for the Hawaii community development authority to be deposited into the rental housing revolving fund. Eff...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HB2200EnrollAdjusts and makes additional appropriations for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 to fund the operations of executive branch agencies and programs. (SD1)
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2020-05-21
Transmitted to Governor.
HB1929EngrossExtends the deadline for the Hawaii housing finance and development corporation to exercise its power of eminent domain to acquire the Front Street Apartments affordable housing project on Maui unless the ground lease is renegotiated or a new ground ...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
SCR243PassRelating To An Additional Date Of Recess For The Regular Session Of 2020.
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2020-05-20
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 05-20-20.
HB2054EngrossProhibits an employer from requiring an employee to enter into a nondisclosure agreement pertaining to sexual harassment or sexual assault. Prohibits an employer from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing sexual harassment or s...
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2020-05-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SR13IntroUrging The Federal Aviation Administration To Take Action Regarding Commercial Helicopter Tour Operations In Hawaii.
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2020-05-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB2148EngrossExtends Hawaii family leave to include care for employees' grandchildren. Defines "sibling". Takes effect on 7/1/2020. (SD1)
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2020-05-19
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HB2292EngrossRepeals the existing law that bans electric guns, and replaces it with a law that restricts the ownership, use, storage, and disposal of electric guns, regulates the sale, distribution, and transfer of electric guns, requires training and education o...
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2020-05-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SCR12IntroUrging The Federal Aviation Administration To Take Action Regarding Commercial Helicopter Tour Operations In Hawaii.
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2020-05-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB2744EngrossEstablishes the gun violence and violent crimes commission. Requires reports to the Legislature. Makes it a class C felony to purchase, manufacture, or otherwise obtain firearm parts for the purpose of assembling a firearm having no serial number. Am...
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2020-05-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB2709EngrossRequires a personal representative of a decedent appointed under the Uniform Probate Code to notify the police department of the appropriate county of any and all firearms in an estate. Requires the police department to certify that all registered fi...
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2020-05-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB1701EngrossConforms statutory prohibitions against wage discrimination with other prohibitions on employment discrimination. Clarifies allowable justifications for compensation differentials and remedies for pay disparity. Requires employers to disclose wage ra...
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2020-05-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB2661PassAppropriates funds to provide for the expenses of the Legislature, Auditor, Legislative Reference Bureau, Ombudsman, and Ethics Commission. (HD1)
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2020-05-18
Act 001, 05/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1101).
HB1782EngrossLimits the convictions that may be used in employment decisions from all convictions in the most recent ten years to felony convictions that occurred in a certain time period and misdemeanor convictions that occurred in a certain time period. Takes e...
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2020-05-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB1700EngrossSpecifies that each EUTF trustee, in addition to the EUTF board, shall administer health and other benefit plans for the sole and exclusive benefit of EUTF beneficiaries. Repeals provisions requiring health and other benefit plans to be provided at a...
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2020-05-18
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HB2273EngrossIncreases the penalty for violation of wages and hours laws to a class C felony. Effective 1/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-05-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB2350EngrossUpdates various assessments and penalties under DLIR's jurisdiction by revising the monetary assessments according to changes in the Consumer Price Index. Takes effect on its approval. (SD1)
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2020-05-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB2753EngrossEstablishes the state YouthBuild Program to assist non-profit and public entities in applying and qualifying for federal YouthBuild Program grants. Authorizes DLIR to award grants to eligible non-profit or public entities to meet the matching funds r...
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2020-05-18
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
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