Bills Pending Hawaii Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee

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HIHB762EngrossProhibits a full-service restaurant from providing a single-use plastic straw to a consumer unless requested by the consumer. Takes effect on 7/1/2100. (SD1)
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2019-03-21
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HIHB630EngrossRepeals the Glass Container Recovery Program. (HB630 HD1)
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2019-03-13
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISR71IntroUrging Hawaii Coffee Growers To Form An Alliance And Initiate A Voluntary Coffee Bean Inspection And Certification Pilot Program To Help Ensure The Grade And Origin Of Green Coffee Beans And Prevent False Claims Of Hawaii-grown Coffee.
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2019-03-12
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISCR94IntroUrging Hawaii Coffee Growers To Form An Alliance And Initiate A Voluntary Coffee Bean Inspection And Certification Pilot Program To Help Ensure The Grade And Origin Of Green Coffee Beans And Prevent False Claims Of Hawaii-grown Coffee.
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2019-03-12
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISCR48IntroUrging The Department Of Agriculture To Restrict The Development Of Another Dairy Farm On The Current Big Island Dairy Site In Ookala, Hawaii.
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2019-03-08
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISR34IntroUrging The Department Of Agriculture To Restrict The Development Of Another Dairy Farm On The Current Big Island Dairy Site In Ookala, Hawaii.
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2019-03-08
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HIHB1016EngrossUpdates the Department of Health's solid waste management goals to align with the Aloha+ Challenge. (HB1016 HD1)
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2019-03-05
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB834IntroPermits the governing body of a county to create, by ordinance, a process for the recordation and enforcement of solar easements. Allows counties to require individuals claiming a solar right to record that right by filing a declaration with the coun...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB1335IntroLegalizes hemp to the extent legalized under federal law. Requires the Chairperson of the Board of Agriculture to prepare and submit a proposed state plan to monitor and regulate hemp production, including commercial production and research, to the f...
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2019-02-08
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB434IntroRequires state agencies to require climate vulnerability assessments for permit applications for projects involving building, transportation, or land use change that may generate significant greenhouse gas emissions. Applies to permit applications fi...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB1429IntroRegulates the operation of pet boarding facilities within the State.
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2019-02-04
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB1290IntroProhibits a full-service restaurant from providing a single-use plastic straw to a consumer unless requested by the consumer. Takes effect 1/1/2020.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB263IntroRequires and appropriates funds for the climate change mitigation and adaptation commission to assist state and county agencies to develop sea level rise adaptation plans and to implement climate change mitigation efforts. Appropriates funds for one ...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB1372IntroRequires, on or before 9/1/2019, that the department of health adopt rules for underground storage tanks and tank systems to conform with certain federal regulations and that include additional requirements for field-constructed underground storage t...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB1166IntroPrevents re-licensing of previously violative entities, requires landowner consent to hemp growth on the land prior to licensure, and allows the Chairperson of the Board of Agriculture to limit the number of licenses allotted for proper program manag...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB561IntroAppropriates funds for the Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Coordinator position and program implementation.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB482IntroRequires the Auditor to conduct a management and financial audit of the Agribusiness Development Corporation.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB683IntroProhibits 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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2019-01-24
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB682IntroEstablishes, beginning January 1, 2020, 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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2019-01-24
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB769IntroProhibits the sale of polystyrene foam food service containers and their use by food providers. Provides for exemptions. Imposes penalties. Requires reports to the Legislature.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB746IntroProhibits the use of polystyrene foam containers or the sale or provision of food or beverages packaged or contained in polystyrene foam containers at public schools.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB420IntroRequires the Department of Agriculture to conduct a feasibility study on the establishment of ag-tech zones within the city and county of Honolulu. Appropriates funds.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB689IntroMandates 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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2019-01-24
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB687IntroRequires 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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2019-01-24
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB520IntroProhibits the sale of polystyrene foam containers and serving of prepared foods using polystyrene foam containers statewide. Requires restaurants to charge customers 20 cents as a malama aina fee per take-out order. Authorizes the Department of Healt...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB368IntroProhibits food service businesses from the sale and distribution of plastic straws.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB369IntroPhases in a prohibition on the manufacture and sale of personal care products containing synthetic plastic microbeads.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB697IntroAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for the substantial reduction and eradication of certain invasive species in Maui County.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB888IntroRequires 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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2019-01-24
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB765IntroPermits the transfer of operational authority over the portions of the East Kauai irrigation system operated and maintained by the East Kauai Water Users' Cooperative as of 7/1/2019, to the Department of Agriculture upon adoption of rules. Establishe...
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2019-01-24
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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2019-01-22
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB131IntroProhibits the distribution, sale, and provision of plastic straws. Establishes a fine for violators. Takes effect 1/1/2020.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB265IntroAppropriates funds for the research, development, marketing, and conservation of ulu.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB289IntroAppropriates funds for the Department of Agriculture. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB196IntroRequires a supplemental environmental assessment or supplemental environmental impact statement after the passage of 15 years from the date of the acceptance of the statement or the determination of a finding of no significant impact, if the proposed...
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2019-01-22
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB20IntroRelating To The Environment. Short form bill.
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2019-01-17
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB21IntroRelating To The Environment. Short form bill.
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2019-01-17
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB22IntroRelating To Agriculture. Short form bill.
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2019-01-17
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
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