Bills Pending Hawaii Senate Human Services Committee

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HIHCR122Engross

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Urging The State Commission On The Status Of Women To Work With The Domestic Violence Action Center, The Filipino Chamber Of Commerce Of Hawaii, And Other Chambers Of Commerce In Hawaii, As Appropriate, To Develop And Implement An Outreach Program Ai...
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2022-04-12
To Senate Human Services Committee
HIHCR155Engross

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Urging The City And County Of Honolulu And Honolulu Police Department To Address The Ongoing Houselessness Crisis And Develop Solutions For Providing Care And Services For These Individuals While Ensuring Community Safety.
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2022-03-31
To Senate Human Services Committee
HISR179Intro

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Requesting The Auditor To Conduct A Comprehensive Performance And Management Audit Of The Child Welfare Services Branch Of The Department Of Human Services.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Human Services Committee
HISR103Intro

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Requesting The Auditor To Conduct A Financial And Performance Assessment Of The Managed-care Organizations That Administer The State's Medicaid Program.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Human Services Committee
HISCR186Intro

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Requesting The Auditor To Conduct A Comprehensive Performance And Management Audit Of The Child Welfare Services Branch Of The Department Of Human Services.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Human Services Committee
HISCR116Intro

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Requesting The Auditor To Conduct A Financial And Performance Assessment Of The Managed-care Organizations That Administer The State's Medicaid Program.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Human Services Committee
HIHB2208Engross

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Expands the time period by which a civil action for childhood sexual abuse may be initiated, including an otherwise timebarred action. Adopts certain procedural requirements prior to the filing of a civil action for childhood sexual abuse or naming o...
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2022-03-11
To Senate Human Services Committee
HISR64Intro

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Requesting The Department Of Human Services To Establish A One-year Pilot Program To Provide A Basic Income To Qualified Adults Who Are Verified Victims Of Sex Trafficking Or Who Are Female Or Sexual And Gender Minority Individuals Seeking To Exit Th...
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2022-03-11
To Senate Human Services Committee
HISCR71Intro

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Requesting The Judiciary Conduct A Study On The Necessity Of Mandatory Referrals To The Department Of Human Services For Investigation Or Intervention In All Cases Of Alleged Domestic Abuse Involving A Family Or Household Member Who Is A Minor Or Inc...
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2022-03-11
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HISR65Intro

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Requesting The Judiciary Conduct A Study On The Necessity Of Mandatory Referrals To The Department Of Human Services For Investigation Or Intervention In All Cases Of Alleged Domestic Abuse Involving A Family Or Household Member Who Is A Minor Or Inc...
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2022-03-11
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HISCR70Intro

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Requesting The Department Of Human Services To Establish A One-year Pilot Program To Provide A Basic Income To Qualified Adults Who Are Verified Victims Of Sex Trafficking Or Who Are Female Or Sexual And Gender Minority Individuals Seeking To Exit Th...
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2022-03-11
To Senate Human Services Committee
HISB3245Intro

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Requires the Department of Human Services to develop, and certain businesses and establishments to post, a notice containing information about the National Human Trafficking Hotline. Requires the Department of the Attorney General to establish a Stat...
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2022-02-17
To Senate Human Services Committee
HISB2810Intro

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Requires the governor's coordinator on homelessness to collect and maintain a database of private property owners who give prior consent for homeless service providers to enter an owner's private property, for purposes of administering homeless servi...
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2022-02-15
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HISB3258Intro

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Requires the auditor to conduct a comprehensive study of managed care organizations that administer the medicaid program in the State.
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2022-02-08
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HISB2557Intro

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Decriminalizes the act of engaging in, or agreeing or offering to engage in, sexual conduct with another person in return for a fee or anything of value. Authorizes civil claims to be made against a business, owner or operator of a transient accommod...
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2022-02-08
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HISB2194Intro

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Specifies that anxiety and emotional disorders are disabilities for which service animals may be trained to assist. Permits animals that provide emotional support to qualify as service animals.
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2022-02-01
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HISB3253Intro

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Removes the "imminent" requirement from the standard for emergency mental health examinations and requires mental health workers to consider a person's history of mental illness in determining whether the person requires an emergency mental health ex...
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2022-01-28
To Senate Human Services Committee
HISB3278Intro

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Creates a statutory right of victims and witnesses of sexual offenses under part V of chapter 707, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to a speedy trial in criminal cases involving adult defendants. Requires the court and the prosecution to take appropriate act...
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2022-01-28
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HISB3327Intro

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Authorizes the Department of Human Services and Department of Health to appoint an existing employee to apply for and manage grants, request grant writing assistance from other state agencies, or contract or employ a dedicated capture manager for thi...
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2022-01-28
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HISB3108Intro

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Extends the Ohana Zones pilot program to June 30, 2026. Appropriates funds.
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2022-01-26
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HISB3166Intro

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Clarifies that, notwithstanding chapter 706, HRS, or any other law to the contrary, sentences for domestic violence intervention for abuse-related offenses shall be imposed, with or without probation.
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2022-01-26
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HISB3171Intro

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Requires certain amounts of child support moneys collected by the Department of Human Services for public assistance of a child to pass through to the family receiving public assistance. Requires the Department of Human Services to disregard passed-t...
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2022-01-26
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HISB735Intro

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Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Luana Kai A Life Plan Community with the planning, design, construction, equipping, and operating of facilities for health-related services.
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2022-01-25
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HISB411Intro

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Amends the offenses of sexual assault in the first and third degree, when perpetrated against someone who is mentally defective, to remove the standard of proof regarding knowledge that the other person was mentally defective, as that term is defined...
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2022-01-25
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HISB2245Intro

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Creates the Statewide Homelessness Solutions Program and the Statewide Homelessness Solutions Program Special Fund.
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2022-01-24
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HISB2224Intro

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Creates the transition aged youth housing special fund to provide homes for youth ages twelve through twenty-six who face homelessness. Appropriates funds.
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2022-01-24
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HISB2937Intro

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Relating To Aging. Short form bill.
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2022-01-24
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HISB2746Intro

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Appropriates moneys to extend Medicaid postpartum coverage to 12 months following the end of pregnancy.
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2022-01-24
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HISB2811Intro

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Establishes the short-term rental assistance fund and short-term rental assistance program. Makes an appropriation.
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2022-01-24
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HISB2527Intro

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Requires certain persons to immediately report a potential tort claim to the family court when that person has reason to believe that a child in foster custody has suffered an injury that may give rise to a tort claim. Establishes procedures for the ...
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2022-01-24
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HISB2540Intro

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Requires private businesses selling goods and services to the public, including retail malls and shopping centers, to provide a minimum of 6 per cent of its parking spaces for persons with disabilities. Imposes a penalty for failure to comply. Conven...
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2022-01-24
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HISB2868Intro

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Excludes persons who help to mitigate the harm and dangers of prostitution from the definition of "advancing prostitution".
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2022-01-24
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HISB2890Intro

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Establishes the early childhood education scholarship program within the University of Hawaii to assist students with school tuition in return for a service commitment to teach in a preschool classroom of the executive office on early learning public...
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2022-01-24
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HISB2526Intro

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Amends provisions relating to criteria and procedures in family court determinations regarding custody and visitation rights. Clarifies that a parent's felony conviction for a violent or sexual offense in which the victim was a minor, or requirement ...
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2022-01-24
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HISB2416Intro

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Establishes definitions of "immediate harm" and "protective custody warrant" for the purpose of the Child Protective Act. Requires a police officer who assumes protective custody of a child who is subject to immediate harm to provide a written report...
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2022-01-24
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HISB2394Intro

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Provides that a school counselor, domestic violence victim advocate, or other mental health professional licensed by the State may petition for a protective order on a minor's behalf when the minor's parent or guardian is unwilling or unable to submi...
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2022-01-24
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HISB2867Intro

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Offers legal immunity to persons who buy or sell sexual services who report criminal activity that leads to an investigation of potential felonies.
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2022-01-24
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HISB2571Intro

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Excludes Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-eligible grocery staples from general excise tax assessment.
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2022-01-24
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HISB2469Intro

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Creates a task force to conduct a census of COFA residents in Hawaii.
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2022-01-24
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HISB2643Intro

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Repeals referral and reporting requirements for the Family Courts and the Department of Human Services that apply to cases in which a temporary restraining order is sought for alleged domestic abuse involving an incapacitated or minor family or house...
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2022-01-24
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HISB2462Intro

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Specifies that ten per cent of the moneys in the Hawaii Tobacco Settlement Special Fund shall be allocated to and expended by the Department of Health for purposes of the Kupuna Care Program and the Kupuna Caregivers Program. Specifies that the allot...
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2022-01-24
To Senate Human Services Committee
HISB2935Intro

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Relating To Human Services. Short form bill.
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2022-01-24
To Senate Human Services Committee
HISB2691Intro

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Allows individual taxpayers sixty-five years of age or older with lower incomes to claim an additional exemption for purposes of the food/excise tax credit thereby providing relief from the general excise tax on food purchases.
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2022-01-24
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HISB2968Intro

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Requires the court appointed attorney for the legal parent or party in child welfare cases to practice pursuant to the American Bar Association Standards of Practice for Attorneys Representing Parents in Abuse and Neglect Cases and to provide a copy ...
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2022-01-24
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HISB2936Intro

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Relating To Homelessness. Short form bill.
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2022-01-24
To Senate Human Services Committee
HISB2717Intro

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Expands the time period by which a civil action for childhood sexual abuse may be initiated. Extends the period during which a victim of childhood sexual abuse may bring an otherwise time-barred action against the victim's abuser or a legal entity ha...
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2022-01-24
To Senate Human Services Committee
HISB2454Intro

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Specifies that the penalty for sex trafficking shall be payment of a fine of no less than $50,000 but no more than $100,000, and a definite term of imprisonment of up to 20 years without the possibility of a suspended sentence, probation, or parole. ...
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2022-01-24
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HISB2151Intro

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Establishes and appropriates funds for a supportive housing task force to develop a new monitoring and forecasting system, bring stakeholders together to develop a roadmap for implementing supportive housing, address financing opportunities, bridge h...
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2022-01-21
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HISB608Intro

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Establishes a general excise tax exemption for the gross proceeds or income from the sale of groceries that are eligible under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, r...
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2021-12-10
To Senate Human Services Committee
HIHB175Engross

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Amends section 712-1202, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to include coercion as a means of committing the offense of sex trafficking. (HD1)
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2021-12-10
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