Bills Pending Hawaii Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee

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HISR189IntroUrging The Department Of Agriculture To Designate Kunia, Leilehua Plateau, And Poamoho As The Central Oahu Agricultural Corridor And To Establish A List Prioritizing Potential Agricultural Infrastructure Improvement Projects That Would Provide The Mo...
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2020-03-10
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISCR206IntroUrging The State And The City And County Of Honolulu To Work In Partnership To Complete The Lei Of Green From Waikiki To West Oahu As A Working Model For The Statewide Expansion Of Green Spaces.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISR164IntroAffirming That The Continued Participation Of The United States In The Paris Agreement Is Of Paramount Importance To The State Of Hawaii And To The Nation, Requesting The President Of The United States To Refrain From Withdrawing The United States Fr...
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2020-03-10
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HISR173IntroUrging The State And The City And County Of Honolulu To Work In Partnership To Complete The Lei Of Green From Waikiki To West Oahu As A Working Model For The Statewide Expansion Of Green Spaces.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISCR184IntroAffirming That The Continued Participation Of The United States In The Paris Agreement Is Of Paramount Importance To The State Of Hawaii And To The Nation, Requesting The President Of The United States To Refrain From Withdrawing The United States Fr...
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2020-03-10
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISCR215IntroRequesting The Department Of Agriculture To Update Lease Agreements For Lands Used Pursuant To Act 90, Session Laws Of Hawaii 2003, Hold Public Hearings To Review And Update Leases Related To The Management Of Existing Non-agricultural Park Lands, An...
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2020-03-10
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISCR200IntroUrging The Department Of Agriculture To Designate Kunia, Leilehua Plateau, And Poamoho As The Central Oahu Agricultural Corridor And To Establish A List Prioritizing Potential Agricultural Infrastructure Improvement Projects That Would Provide The Mo...
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2020-03-10
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISR182IntroRequesting The Department Of Agriculture To Update Lease Agreements For Lands Used Pursuant To Act 90, Session Laws Of Hawaii 2003, Hold Public Hearings To Review And Update Leases Related To The Management Of Existing Non-agricultural Park Lands, An...
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2020-03-10
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HIHB2167EngrossEstablishes a three year cover crop reimbursement pilot program to provide up to one hundred per cent cost reimbursement to farming operations in the State for acquiring cover crop seeds or green manure. Establishes a cover crop reimbursement pilot p...
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2020-03-03
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HIHB2275EngrossEstablishes the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Grant Program under the Department of Agriculture. Allows the Department to make grants to start new commercial farms and ranches. Makes an appropriation. Takes effect on 7/1/2150. (HD1)
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2020-03-03
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISR26IntroDeclaring A Climate Emergency And Requesting Immediate And Accelerated Action To Address The Climate Crisis And Limit Global Warming To 1.5 Degrees Celsius.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISCR47IntroDeclaring A Climate Emergency And Requesting Immediate And Accelerated Action To Address The Climate Crisis And Limit Global Warming To 1.5 Degrees Celsius.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB3121IntroRequires DOH to periodically update its solid waste rules. Requires DOH to establish a multi-tiered registration and permitting system for composting facilities. Allows solid waste composting in agricultural districts. Establishes and appropriates fu...
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2020-02-14
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB3129IntroRequires the Department of Health to convene a construction waste reuse and recycling working group to determine how to implement a requirement for the reuse, recycling, or donation of construction waste. Makes an appropriation. (SD1)
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2020-02-14
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB3077IntroExempts applications for a class 1 manufacturer license on land designated as agricultural by state or county zoning laws if the majority of the agricultural products used in the manufacturing of the liquor are grown and produced in the State by the ...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB2976IntroRequires the department of agriculture to conduct preclearance quarantine inspections prior to direct travel to or from the State. Appropriates funds to implement a preclearance quarantine inspection.
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2020-02-10
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB2715IntroRequires the Department of Agriculture to adopt rules to protect the welfare of livestock transported to, from, or between any island of Hawaii. Requires the department to adopt interim rules.
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2020-02-10
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB2957IntroAppropriates moneys to DOA for the pesticide subsidy program.
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2020-02-10
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB2834IntroEstablishes programs for the production and processing of hemp in Hawaii.
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2020-02-10
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB3081IntroEstablishes an income tax credit for locally produced, organic food. Exempts locally produced, organic food from the general excise tax.
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2020-02-10
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB3133IntroEstablishes the air freight inspection, quarantine, and eradication service fee and charge and corresponding fund to finance inspection, quarantine, and eradication activities relating to air freight that arrives at the State's airports. Transfers pl...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB2757IntroAuthorizes the agricultural development and food security special fund to be used to award grants to individuals proposing to engage in afforestation, reforestation, soil carbon sequestration, or local organic plant food production in the State. Requ...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB2533IntroAuthorizes the department of land and natural resources management to co-enforce, with the United States Coast Guard, rules, standards, and requirements related to ballast-water, vessel biofouling, vessel hull in-water cleaning, and any other inciden...
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2020-02-03
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB2956IntroProhibits the importation of unroasted coffee into the State, makes it a class C felony, and imposes a fine for violation of the prohibition. Authorizes DOA to adopt rules to allow for the importation of partially roasted coffee into the State.
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2020-01-30
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB2831IntroEstablishes the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Grant Program under the Department of Agriculture. Allows the Department to make grants to start new commercial farms and ranches. Makes appropriation.
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2020-01-27
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB3039IntroAuthorizes transfers of moneys in the industrial hemp special fund to the Department of Public Safety and the Department of Health to help defray costs associated with enforcement and certification requirements of the industrial hemp pilot program.
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2020-01-27
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB3149IntroReplaces the environmental response, energy, and food security tax with a carbon emissions tax. Repeals state fuel taxes under the fuel tax law. Takes effect 1/1/2021; provided that repeal of the fuel tax credit for commercial fishers takes effect be...
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2020-01-27
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB2830IntroEstablishes a new agricultural enterprise program within the Department of Agriculture to plan, design, construct, operate, manage, maintain, repair, demolish, and remove infrastructure on any lands under the jurisdiction of the department, to suppor...
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2020-01-27
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB3125IntroAppropriates funds for research and development of specialized equipment for effectively and efficiently removing plastic marine debris from beaches and shorelines.
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2020-01-27
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HISB2833IntroExtending through the 2030 tax year, the time that the Department of Agriculture may certify important agricultural lands qualified agricultural costs.
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2020-01-27
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB2832IntroAdding new sources of revenue generated by the state veterinary laboratory and animal disease control that can be deposited into the animal Industry Special Fund.
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2020-01-27
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HISB3049IntroRequires habitat conservation plans to identify available funding from the applicants in an amount sufficient to transport, treat, rehabilitate, and reintroduce into its original habitat any endangered, threatened, proposed, or candidate species inju...
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2020-01-27
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HISB2954IntroRequires all retail food establishments using any food service ware for any food prepared or packaged on premises to use biodegradable, compostable, recyclable, or reusable food service ware.
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2020-01-27
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB3168IntroRequires coffee blend labels to disclose regional origins and percent by weight of the blended coffees. Prohibits using geographic origins of coffee in labeling or advertising for roasted or instant coffee that contains less than 51 percent coffee by...
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2020-01-27
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB2363IntroProhibits the planting of a genetically engineered seed or plant part in an open field. Allows the chairperson of the board of agriculture to grant an exception where such planting is done in a controlled environment.
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2020-01-23
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB2555IntroRequires the fuel tank advisory committee to meet at least twice a year.
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2020-01-23
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB2577IntroAdds definitions of "biomass" and "fossil fuels", and amends the definition of "power generating facility".
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2020-01-23
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB2579IntroAmends and clarifies "renewable feedstocks" to conform with federal statutes and the Environmental Protection Agency's directive.
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2020-01-23
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB2364IntroMandates the Department of Agriculture to take precautionary measures to anticipate, prevent, or minimize the adverse effects of biotechnology and genetic engineering.
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2020-01-23
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB2371IntroAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for efforts to substantially reduce and eradicate certain invasive species in the county of Maui.
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2020-01-23
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB2377IntroAppropriates funds to DLNR for the proper management, rather than eradication, of the axis deer population in Maui county.
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2020-01-23
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB2365IntroEstablishes, beginning January 1, 2021, labeling requirements for any food or raw agricultural commodity sold in the State that contains a genetically engineered material, or was produced with a genetically engineered material; establishes exceptions...
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2020-01-23
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB2045IntroRequires public water or sewer utilities to consider the disruption to transportation as a criterion in planning future maintenance.
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2020-01-23
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HISB2362IntroRequires a biotechnology company that sells a genetically modified animal, plant, or seed that the company knows or has reason to believe will be used to produce an agricultural commodity to provide written disclosure of possible risks from the use o...
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2020-01-23
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB2374IntroProhibits certain food labeling practices with regard to foods with non-genetically-modified-organisms, organic foods, and gluten-free foods.
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2020-01-23
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB2161IntroEstablishes the invasive species rapid response special fund. Establishes procedures for emergency declarations and expenditures. Appropriates money.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB2141IntroAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for the management of the axis deer population in the county of Maui.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB2062IntroProhibits the use and distribution in the State of certain single-use plastics. Requires all moneys collected for the provision of reusable or recyclable bags to be deposited in the environmental management special fund.
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2020-01-17
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB265IntroAppropriates funds for the research, development, marketing, and conservation of ulu.
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2019-12-01
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB260IntroProhibits the distribution and selling of plastic straws. Establishes a fine for individual and business violators. Requires individual violators to additionally pick up litter or perform community service. Effective 1/1/2020.
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2019-12-01
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
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