Hawaii Senator Bennette Misalucha [D]

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HISB589PassPART I - Establishes the University of Hawaii (UH) Cancer Research Center in statute as the Cancer Research Center of Hawaii. Requires the Director of the Cancer Research Center to be appointed in accordance with the Board of Regents policy. Requires...
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2021-07-21
Act 008, 2021 Special Session, on 07-20-21 (Gov. Msg. No. 2).
HISB1387PassRequires dog and cat owners to microchip their pets. Takes effect 1/1/2022. (CD1)
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2021-07-08
Act 005, Special Session 2021, 07/06/21.
HISB512PassRemoves the $10 per visit per day cap on the dollar-for-dollar match received by supplemental nutrition assistance program beneficiaries under the Hawaii healthy food incentive program, also known as the double up food bucks program. Specifies that h...
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2021-07-07
Act 177, on 07/02/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1305).
HISB764PassAdds a permanent commercial driver's license disqualification for a commercial driver's license or commercial learner's permit holder who is convicted of a felony involving severe forms of trafficking in persons, without the possibility of reinstatem...
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2021-07-07
Act 215, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1343).
HISB615PassRequires all moped and motor scooter rental companies to ensure that mopeds and motor scooters are equipped with flags and that riders wear safety helmets, subject to certain circumstances. Amends the definition of motor scooter. Prohibits the rental...
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2021-07-07
Act 214, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1342).
HISB765PassEstablishes sentencing guidelines for highly intoxicated drivers. Requires that ignition interlock devices be installed on all vehicles operated by a person upon license revocation. Increases the license revocation period and extends the applicable l...
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2021-07-07
Act 216, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1344).
HISB1015PassExpands the comptroller's duties to include the assessment of office space, including initiating, canceling, and renegotiating current and new leases, office space allocation, and telework infrastructure requirements for agencies and employees occupy...
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2021-07-07
Act 219, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1347).
HISB1329PassRequires procurement protests to be addressed as expeditiously as possible. Establishes time limits to resolve certain procurement protests. Amends the cash or protest bond amount for parties initiating administrative proceedings for review of certai...
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2021-07-07
Act 224, 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1352).
HISB1409VetoProhibits newly appointed or reappointed council, board, and commission members from serving if the member has not completed, within the requisite time, the required training course related to native Hawaiian rights. Requires the Office of Hawaiian A...
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2021-07-06
Vetoed on 07/06/2021 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1302).
HISB242PassRequires that public and charter schools offer education in computer science. Requires annual reports. (CD1)
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2021-07-02
Act 158, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1260).
HISB244PassExpands liability protection for donors to include donations of food and similar donations made to needy persons by organizations. Authorizes the donation of expired food when the donor reasonably believes in good faith that the food remains fit for ...
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2021-07-02
Act 159, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1261).
HISB814PassRequires members of the charter school commission to collectively possess experience and expertise in various fields. Clarifies authorizer compliance requirements in cases of an appeal. (CD1)
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2021-07-02
Act 167, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1269).
HISB813PassRequires authorizers to provide to each charter schools it oversees a list of approved independent auditors. (CD1)
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2021-07-02
Act 166, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1268).
HISB873PassAuthorizes contested case hearings to be conducted through the use of interactive conference technology. Effective 10/1/2021. (CD1)
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2021-07-02
Act 168, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1270).
HISB936PassAuthorizes the department of health to disseminate information on seizure first aid. Authorizes employers to disseminate information on seizure first aid provided by the department of health to their employees at the employer's workplace. Sunsets 6/3...
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2021-07-02
Act 150, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1252).
HISB336PassAmends the maximum amount that the Chairperson of the Board of Agriculture is authorized to approve for agricultural loans and aquacultural loans not to exceed $50,000 of state funds, rather than $25,000. (CD1)
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2021-07-01
Act 136, on 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1238).
HISB934PassExempts hydrogen fuels from petroleum product measurement requirements. (CD1)
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2021-07-01
Act 135, on 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1237).
HISB1402PassRequires the department of transportation to create motor vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian highway and pathway networks. Creates annual reporting requirements. (CD1)
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2021-07-01
Act 131, on 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1233).
HISB159PassMakes an application for voter registration part of all state identification card and driver's license applications. Requires qualified applicants to choose to be registered to vote. Requires updating of names and addresses of qualified applicants wh...
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2021-06-29
Act 126, on 06/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1228).
HISB932PassEstablishes the clean energy and energy efficiency revolving loan fund. Repeals the building energy efficiency revolving loan fund. Authorizes moneys in the green infrastructure special fund to be used to finance the option to purchase solar energy s...
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2021-06-29
Act 107, on 06/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1209).
HISB973PassAmends the Money Transmitters Act. Incorporates definitions of key terms provided in the Model Money Services Business Law. Adds supporting documentation required to be submitted by an applicant for licensure. Extends the period of an applicant's lit...
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2021-06-29
Act 108, on 06/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1210).
HISB1421PassCreates a dual use technology task force within the department of business, economic development, and tourism to explore how dual use technology can be used to promote economic recovery and diversify the State's economy. Requires the task force to su...
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2021-06-29
Act 121, on 06/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1223).
HISB489PassIncreases the maximum area for each agricultural shade cloth structure, cold frame, and greenhouse that could qualify the structure for an exemption from building permit and building code requirements. Effective 1/1/2022. (CD1)
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2021-06-28
Act 100, on 06/25/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1202).
HISB599PassBeginning 7/1/2024, requires massage therapy licensees to complete twelve hours of continuing education within the twoyear period preceding the renewal date, of which two hours shall include first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or other emergenc...
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2021-06-28
Act 102, on 06/25/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1204).
HISB766PassAllows a penalty of up to $5,000 for the fourth or subsequent violations of the motor carrier law within one calendar year. (CD1)
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2021-06-28
Act 104, on 06/25/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1206).
HISB696PassExtends the date on which the temporary commission on the thirteenth festival of pacific arts shall cease to exist to August 31, 2025. Permits less than a quorum of commission members to discuss matters relating to official board business outside a c...
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2021-06-28
Act 103, on 06/25/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1205).
HISB828PassGrants exclusive original jurisdiction in matters of divorce to the family court of the circuit in which an applicant is domiciled at the time the application is filed. Repeals the requirement that a person be domiciled or physically present in the S...
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2021-06-25
Act 069, on 06/24/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1171).
HISB834PassEstablishes the offense of importation, sale, or possession of one or more childlike sex dolls. (CD1)
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2021-06-25
Act 067, on 06/24/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1169).
HISB664PassAppropriates funds for the Hawaii correctional system oversight commission. (CD1)
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2021-06-24
Act 062, 06/23/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1163).
HISB793PassRepeals the exemption of individuals with disabilities from minimum wage requirements. (CD1)
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2021-06-21
Act 055, 06/16/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1155).
HISB697PassDesignates January of each year as "Kalaupapa Month". (CD1)
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2021-06-21
Act 052, 06/16/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1152).
HISR8PassConvening A Task Force To Address Implementation Of Hawaii's State Law Corollary To Title Ix To Strengthen Hawaii's Efforts To End Campus-based Sexual Violence And Gender Discrimination.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISB939PassEstablishes June 19 of each year as Juneteenth. (CD1)
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2021-06-21
Act 053, 06/16/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1153).
HISR15PassUrging The Empowerment Of Young Women By Annually Recognizing October 11 As The International Day Of The Girl.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISCR26PassUrging The Empowerment Of Young Women By Recognizing October 11, 2021, As The International Day Of The Girl.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR23PassRequesting The Department Of Business, Economic Development, And Tourism; The Executive Office Of Aging; And The County Of Hawaii Office Of Aging To Conduct A Study On The Necessity And Feasibility Of A Senior Living Center In The Ka'u District.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISCR44PassDeclaring A Climate Emergency And Requesting Statewide Collaboration Toward An Immediate Just Transition And Emergency Mobilization Effort To Restore A Safe Climate.
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2021-06-21
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HISR30PassDeclaring A Climate Emergency And Requesting Statewide Collaboration Toward An Immediate Just Transition And Emergency Mobilization Effort To Restore A Safe Climate.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR43PassReaffirming The State's Commitment To Combat Climate Change And Prioritize Climate Change Legislation.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR44PassUrging Members Of The United States Congress To Enact Federal Legislation Granting Statehood To The People Of Washington, D.c.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR45PassRequesting The Department Of Education To Convene A Working Group To Create A Model Statewide School Policy On Student Suicide Prevention, Intervention, And Postvention In Grades K-12.
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2021-06-21
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HISR48PassCondemning And Denouncing All Forms Of Anti-asian Sentiment And All Acts Of Racism, Xenophobia, Intolerance, Discrimination, Hate Crime, And Hate Speech Against Asian Americans And Asian Individuals In The United States And Requesting The Hawaii Civi...
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2021-06-21
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HISCR66PassCondemning And Denouncing All Forms Of Anti-asian Sentiment And All Acts Of Racism, Xenophobia, Intolerance, Discrimination, Hate Crime, And Hate Speech Against Asian Americans And Asian Individuals In The United States And Requesting The Hawaii Civi...
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2021-06-21
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HISR52PassRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Sunrise Analysis On Licensing And/or Certification Of Community Health Workers.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR49PassRecognizing October 4 Through October 8, 2021, As Digital Inclusion Week In The State Of Hawaii.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR56PassRequesting That The City And County Of Honolulu Protect Pedestrians On Sidewalks By Creating Separate Facilities For Electric Scooters, Electric Bicycles, And Electric Trikes.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR54PassRequesting The Department Of Business, Economic Development And Tourism To Establish A Working Group To Develop Funding Sources For Rural Broadband Improvements.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR61PassUrging The Department Of Education To Include The Teaching Of Financial Literacy In The Existing Personal Transition Plan Course Requirement For Each Student.
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2021-06-21
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HISR63PassUrging The Department Of Education To Use Coronavirus Aid, Relief, And Economic Security Act And Coronavirus Response And Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act Monies To Retain Teachers And Prevent Furloughs.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR67PassSupporting And Adopting The Goals Set Forth In The Digital Equity Declaration For Hawaii Adopted By The Broadband Hui.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
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