Hawaii Representative Aaron Johanson [D]

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HIHB1517PassDirects the department of agriculture to conduct an independent study to assess the economic impact on local coffee farmers and the local coffee industry from potential changes to coffee labeling requirements. Appropriates funds for the independent s...
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2022-06-27
Act 222, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1323).
HIHB1672PassExpands the purpose and rationale for which counties may create special improvement districts to include environmental research, restoration, and maintenance; natural resource management; and natural hazard mitigation to improve environmental conditi...
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2022-06-27
Act 208, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1309).
HIHB1758PassAllows for temporary permits to be issued to registered nurses and licensed practical nurses from a territory or foreign country who are seeking a state license by endorsement. (SD2)
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2022-06-27
Act 203, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1304).
HIHB1885PassEstablishes a chief data officer and data task force within the office of enterprise technology services to develop, implement, and manage statewide data policies, procedures, and standards and to facilitate data sharing across state agencies. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 167, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1268).
HIHB1980Enroll

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Permits, but does not require or prohibit, medicaid, health insurers, mutual benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations to cover telephonic behavioral health services under certain circumstances. Clarifies that telephonic services do not...
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HIHB1974PassEstablishes the small business assistance initiative within the state procurement office, to consist of a small business procurement coordinator and small business office. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 168, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1269).
HIHB1983PassEstablishes the state media industry development liaison to plan, develop, and execute a statewide media industry development strategy for purposes of establishing a collaborative media industry development program. Appropriates funds for the state m...
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2022-06-27
Act 187, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1288).
HIHB2195PassEstablishes a cesspool compliance pilot grant project to assist low- and moderate-income property owners, including lessees on Hawaiian home lands, with the costs of upgrading, converting, or connecting certain cesspools. Appropriates funds. Sunsets ...
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2022-06-27
Act 153, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1254).
HIHB2309PassAppropriates funds to the department of public safety for identification card machines, to the Hawaii paroling authority for community housing for parolees, and to the department of health for a forensic peer specialist program. Requires a report fro...
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2022-06-27
Act 117, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1218).
HIHB2466Enroll

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Exempts the gross proceeds or income received from the sale of any product resulting from the cultivation and production of unprocessed taro from the general excise tax. Repeals 6/30/2027. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HIHB2416PassSpecifies consent procedures for when 501(c)(4) nonprofit organizations operating as noncandidate committees can use donations for electioneering communications, independent expenditures, or contributions and requires these organizations to provide c...
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2022-06-27
Act 169, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1270).
HIHB2515PassRequires the Department of Health to establish and operate a laboratory capable of testing for diseases, testing for air and water quality issues, and conducting other high complexity testing. (SD2)
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2022-06-27
Act 121, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1222).
HIHB2510PassMakes the state earned income tax credit refundable and permanent. Provides for carryforward of nonrefundable credits previously claimed. Incrementally increases the minimum wage and tip credit beginning on 10/1/2022. (CD1)
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2022-06-23
Act 114, on 06/22/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1214).
HIHB1486PassAmends the offense of theft in the first degree to specifically include theft of a motor vehicle or motorcycle. (SD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 054, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1154).
HIHB1619PassEstablishes peer-to-peer car-sharing insurance requirements. Effective 1/1/2023. Sunsets 6/30/2025. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 056, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1156).
HIHB1681PassEstablishes requirements and permitting procedures for transportation network companies operating in the State. Makes permanent insurance requirements for transportation network companies and transportation network company drivers. Takes effect 1/1/2...
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2022-06-17
Act 057, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1157).
HIHB1971PassAuthorizes and regulates peer-to-peer car-sharing programs. Imposes the general excise tax and rental motor vehicle surcharge tax on peer-to-peer car-sharing programs. Requires those persons engaging or continuing in a peer-to-peer car-sharing progra...
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2022-06-17
Act 077, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1177).
HIHB1991PassIn counties with a population of five hundred thousand or more, prohibits the sale of a bicycle that has been reported as stolen and is listed on a publicly available online stolen bicycle database. Requires the county police department or other desi...
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2022-06-17
Act 108, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1208).
HIHB2197PassAmends the definition of "advance gambling activity" to repeal playing or participating in any form of gambling activity. Amends the requisite state of mind for promoting gambling in the first and second degree to recklessness and criminal negligence...
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2022-06-17
Act 111, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1211).
HIHB2248PassAmends the definition of "private schools" under the compulsory attendance law to require unlicensed but accredited private schools to annually submit health and safety documentation to the Hawaii Council of Private Schools or the Hawaii Catholic Sch...
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2022-06-17
Act 061, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161).
HIHB2213PassEstablishes the misdemeanor offense of theft of mail. (SD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 112, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1212).
HIHB2272PassClarifies that sixty-seven per cent of unit owners may amend a condominium declaration at any time by vote or written consent, unless the declaration specifies a higher percentage. Requires developers to include annual reserve contributions based on ...
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2022-06-17
Act 062, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1162).
HIHB2405PassProhibits health insurers, mutual benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations from applying categorical cosmetic or blanket exclusions to gender affirming treatments or procedures when determined to be medically necessary pursuant to appl...
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2022-06-17
Act 039, on 06/16/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1139).
HIHB1800Enroll

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Establishes a goal for the statewide greenhouse gas emissions limit to be at least fifty per cent below 2005 levels by 2030. Requires the Hawaii state energy office to conduct a study to determine Hawaii's pathway to decarbonization and identify chal...
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2022-05-05
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 826).
HIHB2511Enroll

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Provides funds to the department of Hawaiian home lands to pursue a multi-pronged approach to eliminating its waitlist. Requires the department of Hawaiian home lands to develop a strategic plan to address applicant preferences. Requires an annual re...
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2022-05-05
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2512Enroll

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Permits recipients of accommodations or services from an ohana zone site to request a ninety-day extension of the accommodations or services. Expands regulatory exemptions for ohana zones pilot program contracts. Extends the sunset date for the ohana...
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2022-05-05
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1575Enroll

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Expands the scope of practice for physician assistants. Requires a sampling of medical records that includes certain amounts of controlled substance prescriptions, rather than all medical records, to be reviewed when physician assistants prescribe co...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1801Enroll

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Requires and establishes deadlines for state facilities, except smaller facilities, to implement cost-effective energy efficiency measures. Directs the Hawaii State Energy Office to collect utility bill and energy usage data for state-owned buildings...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1752Enroll

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Establishes the housing choice voucher landlord incentive program. Requires HPHA to adopt rules without regard to chapter 91, HRS, to establish specified incentives for landlords who participate in the tenant-based assistance housing choice voucher p...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1775Enroll

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Requires annual reporting by the University of Hawaii, department of education, and state public charter school commission to the legislature on the number and types of Title IX cases and other relevant information. Appropriates funds to the departme...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1761Enroll

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Authorizes the issuance of limited purpose identification cards for certain residents. (CD1)
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1872Enroll

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Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to recognize that game mammals and game birds provide a food source, that striking an appropriate balance between the management of game mammal and game bird populations and sustainability of the ...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2020Enroll

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Establishes a lapse date for any unencumbered moneys appropriated pursuant to Act 227, Session Laws of Hawaii 2021. Effective 6/29/2022. (CD1)
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1894Enroll

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Accommodates the use of both traditional Native Hawaiian burial practices and environmentally-friendly burial practices by including water cremation in the treatment and disposal of human remains. (SD2)
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2233Enroll

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Authorizes the Department of Human Services to provide additional housing assistance subsidies of up to $500 per month to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Temporary Assistance for Other Needy Families (TAONF) program participants wh...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1488Engross

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Requires the tuition residency rules for the University of Hawaii to grant the resident tuition fee for enrollment at any University of Hawaii campus, including any community college, to individuals who have obtained a Hawaii high school diploma or e...
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2022-04-29
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 816).
HIHB835Engross

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Appropriates funds to support the ongoing operations of the Hawaii national guard youth challenge program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2022-04-26
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 797).
HIHB826Engross

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Makes unlawful the sale of flavored tobacco products, mislabeling of e-liquid products containing nicotine, and sale of tobacco products other than through retail sales via inperson exchange. Includes e-liquid and electronic smoking devices within th...
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2022-04-26
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 797).
HIHB1552Engross

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Clarifies the composition of the stadium authority as added by Act 146, Session Laws of Hawaii 2021. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2022-04-26
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 798).
HIHB1762Engross

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Requires the Executive Director of the Office of Language Access to submit an annual report to the Governor and Legislature on the compliance of state agencies and certain entities with state and federal language access laws, complaints of noncomplia...
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2022-04-26
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Wednesday, 04-27-22 3:30PM in conference room 329.
HIHB1988Engross

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Prohibits the sale, import, harvest, or export of certain coral products, with certain exceptions. Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to amend its administrative rules accordingly no later than 12/31/2024. (SD3)
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2022-04-26
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HIHB2514Engross

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Beginning July 1, 2023, prohibits the operation of underground storage tanks with a capacity greater than 100,000 gallons. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2022-04-26
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 794).
HIHCR6PassRequesting The United States Department Of Defense To Prepare A Plan To Decommission The Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, Store Its Fuel Away From The Southern Oahu Basal Aquifer In A Manner Compliant With Federal And State Law, Prepare A Plan To...
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2022-04-26
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB2513Engross

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Deposits funds into the Rental Housing Revolving Fund to be used to provide loans or grants to mixed-income rental projects or units for persons and families with incomes between 60 and 100% of the median family income. Enables the Hawaii Housing Fin...
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2022-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-22 1:35PM; Conference Room 329.
HIHCR73PassUrging Each County To Curb The Proliferation Of Illegal Vacation Rentals.
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2022-04-25
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB598Engross

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Establishes the offense of unlawful shipment of tobacco products. Increases the license fee for persons engaged as a wholesaler or dealer of cigarettes and tobacco products. Increases the retail tobacco permit fee for retailers engaged in the retail ...
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2022-04-22
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 893).
HIHB1903Engross

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Requires first responders to record in the incident report for each water rescue event the type of snorkel and mask, if any, worn by the person who was rescued or recovered. (SD2)
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2022-04-22
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 747).
HIHB2495Enroll

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Prohibits an employer from entering into or requiring an employee to enter into a nondisclosure agreement pertaining to sexual harassment or sexual assault occurring in the workplace, at work-related events, between employees, or between the employer...
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2022-04-22
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2471Enroll

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Amends the definition of "Adequate Reserve Fund" to exclude the benefit cost rate from June 2020 through August 2021, for calendar years 2023 through 2030. (SD2)
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2022-04-22
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1548Engross

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Appropriates funds to the John A. Burns School of Medicine to expand medical school and residency training through the Department of Veterans Affairs graduate medical education programs. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2022-04-19
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 879).
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