Hawaii Representative Bertrand Kobayashi [D]

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HIHB1598Enroll
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Requires boards to make available for public inspection board packets, if created, at the time the board packet is distributed to board members but no later than two business days before the board meeting. Provides that public testimony may be distri...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of House agreement and passage on Final Reading (Hse. Com. No. 764).
HIHB1599Enroll
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Requires public meeting notices to inform members of the public how to provide remote oral testimony in a manner that allows the testifier, upon request, to be visible to board members and other meeting participants. Recognizes a board's authority to...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of House agreement and passage on Final Reading (Hse. Com. No. 764).
HIHB1597Enroll
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Clarifies that members of the public may sue a board or alleged board after receiving an adverse Office of Information Practices decision, and that the decision will be reviewed de novo. Establishes a two-year statute of limitations to bring the laws...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of House agreement and passage on Final Reading (Hse. Com. No. 764).
HIHB1831Engross
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Establishes the Behavioral Health Crisis Center Pilot Program. Authorizes the Department of Health to establish or contract with behavioral health crisis centers in each county. Requires reports to the Legislature. Appropriates funds for the pilot pr...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 767).
HIHB1842Engross
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Increases the maximum fine for violations of the fire protection laws. Specifies that each day a violation exists or continues to exist shall constitute a distinct and separate offense. Raises the criminal penalty for the offense of arson in the four...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of House reconsideration of action in disagreeing to the amendments proposed by the Senate (Hse. Com. No. 763).
HIHB1828Engross
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Extends the State's deadline to achieve its energy-efficiency portfolio standards target from 2030 to 2045 and updates the standards. Requires the Public Utilities Commission to establish interim goals for electricity use reduction to be achieved by ...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 760).
HIHB1830Engross
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Establishes provisional or associate-level licensure requirements for marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, and psychologists and authorizes insurance reimbursements in certain circumstances. Authorizes psychologist license applic...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 767).
HIHB1827Engross
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Appropriates funds to the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations and Department of Education to support health care workforce development programs, specifically the public high school health care workforce certificate program and glidepath prog...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 760).
HIHB1902Engross
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Clarifies that the Governor's and mayors' emergency management powers shall be consistent with the state constitution. Clarifies the scope of the comprehensive emergency management plan. Clarifies the powers of the Governor and mayors to extend or te...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 760).
HIHB1944Engross
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Authorizes certain types of radiographical coverage and specialist consultations without a treatment plan within the context of workers' compensation coverage for employees with cervical and lumbar spinal injuries, or suspected cervical and lumbar sp...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 760).
HIHB2042Engross
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Appropriates funds to address the mental health and wellness needs of youth in the State. Declares that the appropriation exceeds the state general fund expenditure ceiling for 20242025. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 767).
HIHB1964Engross
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Requires the Department of Human Services to establish and implement a child care provider subsidy and bonus program to provide subsidies to retain the existing child care workforce in licensed infant and toddler child care centers, group child care ...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 760).
HIHB2231Enroll
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Establishes as a goal of the State the increased representation of female law enforcement officers in the State by 2030 and nonbinary law enforcement officers in the State. Requires each law enforcement agency to recruit law enforcement officers from...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of House agreement and passage on Final Reading (Hse. Com. No. 764).
HIHB2193Engross
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Authorizes law enforcement and fire officers to enter and inspect any licensee's or permittee's premises, under certain conditions, to verify compliance with the State's Fireworks Control Law. Establishes procedures for the Department of Law Enforcem...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 760).
HIHB2253Engross
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Authorizes the Department of Health to require all restaurants and hotel establishments to maintain an inventory of an opioid antagonist. Expressly permits law enforcement officers to carry an opioid antagonist while on-duty. Requires funds for the p...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 767).
HIHB2553Engross
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Authorizes pharmacists to administer vaccines to persons three years of age or older. Authorizes pharmacy interns and pharmacy technicians under the direct supervision of a pharmacist to administer vaccinations to persons three years of age or older,...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 767).
HIHB2644Engross
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Appropriates funds to support the Hawaii Ant Lab in mitigating the effects of little fire ants in the State. Declares that the appropriation exceeds the state general fund expenditure ceiling for 2024-2025. Effective 7/1/3000. (SD1)
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 760).
HIHCR4Engross
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Requesting The Current Members Of The Northwest Wildland Fire Protection Agreement To Amend The Agreement To Allow Hawaii To Join As A Member.
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2024-04-17
One Day Notice 04-18-24.
HIHCR5Engross
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Urging Retail Stores And Pharmacies Doing Business In The State To Adopt A Policy On A National And Local Level Guaranteeing An Individual's Unhindered Access To All United States Food And Drug Administration-approved Contraceptives.
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2024-04-17
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
HIHB1604Engross
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Allows the court to order substance abuse assessment and treatment of a defendant before trial. Prohibits the revocation or forfeiture of parole or arrest of a parolee solely due to the parolee having one positive test for drug or alcohol use. Takes ...
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2024-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 738).
HIHCR3PassUrging Each County To Establish An Emergency Zoning Code For Post-disaster Use.
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2024-04-16
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB1772Engross
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Appropriates funds to support the Department of Health's Senior Fall Prevention Campaign. Declares that the appropriation exceeds the state general fund expenditure ceiling for 20242025. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2024-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 738).
HIHB2224Engross
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Requires the Executive Office on Aging, in coordination with the State Health Planning and Development Agency, to create a comprehensive long-term care plan to accomplish long-term care policy goals that, when implemented, ensure the availability of ...
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2024-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 738).
HIHB2192Engross
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Authorizes the Director of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to appoint an organization as the limited owner of a cemetery, under certain circumstances, for the purposes of filing complaints and engaging in certain security and perpetual care activities ...
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2024-04-16
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 683).
HIHCR157Engross
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Urging The United States And The State To Recognize And Address The Air Transportation Crisis On Molokai And Lna`i.
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2024-04-16
[Hearing: Apr 19 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Transportation and Culture and the Arts Committee
HIHB1832Engross
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Authorizes a state department, division, or agency, rather than the Department of Human Resources Development, to conduct a minimum qualification review of applicants for vacant positions within the department, division, or agency. Requires the Depar...
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2024-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 677).
HIHCR22Engross
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Authorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, For Construction, Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of Steps.
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2024-04-15
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HIHB1529Engross
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Allows any burial council member whose term has expired to continue in office as a holdover member until the member's reappointment to a second term is confirmed or a successor is nominated and appointed. Prohibits holdover members from holding offic...
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2024-04-12
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 731).
HIHB1838Engross
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Expands the zoning powers of counties. Expands the scope of the transient accommodations tax law to include certain shelters and vehicles with sleeping accommodations. Takes effect 7/1/2040. (SD2)
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2024-04-12
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 731).
HIHB1899PassDesignates certain snail species as official state snails.
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2024-04-12
Act 004, 04/12/2024 (Gov. Msg. No. 1104).
HIHB2159Engross
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Part I: requires the Department of the Attorney General to assist with the preparation and filing of petitions for assisted community treatment and with the presentation of the case, unless declined by the petitioner. Part II: repeals language entitl...
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2024-04-12
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 731).
HIHB1974Engross
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Increases the monthly needs allowance for individuals living in certain long-term care facilities from $50 to $75. Clarifies that the needs allowance is not intended to replace or affect funds received from the federal Supplemental Security Income Pr...
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2024-04-12
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 731).
HIHB2509Enroll
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Proposes a constitutional amendment to increase the mandatory retirement age for state justices and judges from seventy years to seventy-five years. (SD1)
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2024-04-12
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 731).
HIHB2690Engross
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Part I: Establishes a WAI Policy Coordinator and other positions within the Commission on Water Resource Management for coordination of Red Hill WAI initiatives. Creates the Red Hill Remediation Special Fund. Declares that the general fund expenditur...
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2024-04-12
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 731).
HIHB1836Engross
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Allows registered pharmacists during declared states of emergency to refill prescriptions for persons directly impacted by the emergency for up to a thirty-day supply if the practitioner is unavailable or cannot be contacted to authorize the refill a...
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2024-04-09
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 650).
HIHCR198Engross
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Requesting The State's Congressional Delegation To Advocate For The Enforcement Of Existing International Laws To Reduce Ghost Nets Entering The State From International Waters And Take Other Actions To Reduce Marine Debris From Fishing Gear.
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2024-04-08
The committee(s) on WTL recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WTL were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Inouye, Elefante, Chang, McKelvey, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HIHB1541Enroll
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Amends Act 36, SLH 2019, to change the effective date from 7/1/2050 to 7/1/2024.
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2024-04-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHR1PassUrging Retail Stores And Pharmacies Doing Business In The State To Adopt A Policy On A National And Local Level Guaranteeing An Individual's Unhindered Access To All United States Food And Drug Administration-approved Contraceptives.
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2024-04-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB2748Engross
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Establishes statewide vehicular law enforcement pursuit policies. Effective 7/1/3000. (SD1)
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2024-04-04
The committee on JDC deferred the measure.
HIHB1903Engross
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Expands access of early learning programs to other state properties and public lands besides public school campuses. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2024-04-03
The committee on WAM has deleted the measure from decision making scheduled on 04-04-24 10:15AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HIHB1968Engross
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Expands the time period by which a civil action for childhood sexual abuse committed on or after July 1, 2024, may be initiated. Authorizes a court to require personnel of legal entities to undergo training on trauma-informed response. Effective 7/1/...
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2024-04-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHCR6Engross
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Urging The Members Of Hawaii's Congressional Delegation To Monitor The Alliance For Hippocratic Medicine V. U.s. Food And Drug Administration And Take Action To Limit The Case From Further Restricting Access To Safe Abortion Options.
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2024-04-02
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
HIHR178PassRequesting The State's Congressional Delegation To Advocate For The Enforcement Of Existing International Laws To Reduce Ghost Nets Entering The State From International Waters And Take Other Actions To Reduce Marine Debris From Fishing Gear.
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2024-04-01
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB2112Engross
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Requires that moped operators carry an insurance policy by incorporating mopeds into the insurance laws governing motorcycles and motor scooters, including with respect to provisions concerning required licensure, the relationship with tort law, proo...
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2024-03-27
The committee on CPN deferred the measure.
HIHB1408Engross
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Establishes the digital equity grant program to award grants to applicants to deploy digital equity projects to covered populations in the State. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/30/3000. (SD1)
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2024-03-25
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 457).
HIHB547Engross
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Requires the Department of Human Services to establish and implement a two-year Infant and Toddler Child Care Worker Subsidy Pilot Program to retain the existing early child care workforce in licensed infant and toddler child care center settings. Ap...
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2024-03-25
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 457).
HIHB1148Engross
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Appropriates moneys to the Office of the Governor to establish 1 temporary full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) mental health technician certificate of competence program coordinator position. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2024-03-25
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 457).
HIHB1132Engross
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Requires members of the Hawaii Correctional System Oversight Commission be subject to the advice and consent of the Senate. Extends the term of the Oversight Coordinator for the Hawaii Correctional System Oversight Commission. Requires the Commission...
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2024-03-25
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 457).
HIHB1263Engross
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Repeals language that gives the director of finance discretion to use moneys in the Hawaii ABLE savings program trust fund if the director elects to accept deposits from contributors instead of sending deposits directly to the ABLE program manager. A...
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2024-03-25
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 457).
HIHB1375Engross
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Establishes an Office of Tourism and Destination Management within the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism that encompasses regenerative tourism and best practice destination management. Transfers the functions, duties, appropri...
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2024-03-25
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 457).
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