Hawaii Representative Bertrand Kobayashi [D]

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HIHB1846EnrollRequires and establishes deadlines for all state facilities with an area of 10,000 square feet and over, except facilities at Aloha Stadium, to implement all cost-effective energy efficiency measures. Provides that certain agencies that perform energ...
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2020-08-31
Notice of Intent to veto dated 08-31-20 (Gov. Msg. No. 1119)
HIHB2183EnrollIncreases the Hula Mae Multifamily Revenue Bond authorization ceiling amount to continue financing affordable rental housing statewide. (SD2)
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2543EnrollRequires parents or guardians of public school and charter school kindergarten students to disclose information on the student's prior child care program or prekindergarten attendance, if any, for the purpose of determining areas having the highest n...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2420EngrossClarifies the meaning of "program or activity receiving state financial assistance". Excludes cases within the scope of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act from the jurisdiction of the Hawaii civil rights commission. (SD2)
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2457EngrossBans the sale of flavored tobacco products. Prohibits mislabeling of e-liquid products containing nicotine. Establishes fines and penalties for violations. Authorizes a court to impose, as a penalty on a person eighteen to twenty-one years of age who...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2709EngrossRequires a personal representative of a decedent appointed under the Uniform Probate Code to notify the police department of the appropriate county of any and all firearms in an estate. Requires the police department to certify that all registered fi...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2739EngrossTransfers lands to DLNR and establishes that land and adjacent, state-owned land as the Ka Iwi coast state park. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-26
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2699EngrossEstablishes clean ground transportation goals for state agencies on a staggered basis until achieving a 100 per cent light-duty motor vehicle clean fleet by 12/31/2035. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-25
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1416EngrossEstablishes a Suicide Prevention Commission to develop a strategic plan to reduce suicides within Hawaii's correctional system. Appropriates moneys to the Department of Health to develop a centralized assessment and treatment program. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB615EngrossRequires the Board of Education to invite the exclusive representative for Bargaining Unit (5) (teachers and other personnel of the Department of Education) to appoint a nonvoting public school teacher representative to the Board. Effective 7/1/2050....
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB558EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for employing lifeguards and purchasing life-saving equipment at Kua Bay in Kekaha Kai State Park on the island of Hawaii. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB1193EngrossAmends the income tax credit for expenses for household and dependent care services necessary for gainful employment by changing the taxpayer's applicable percentage of employment-related expenses that constitutes the tax credit and cap amount. Effec...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB613EngrossEstablishes the state youthBuild Program to assist non-profit and public entities in applying and qualifying for federal YouthBuild Program grants. Authorizes the department of labor and industrial relations to award grants eligible non-profit or pub...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB1468EngrossAppropriates moneys to the Department of Health to provide the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center with funding for an advanced practice registered nurse position and various infrastructure improvements for its school-based health center at Nan...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB2718EngrossEstablishes and appropriates funds for a climate change and human health adaptation coordinator within the department of health and related operating expenses. (SD1)
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2020-05-13
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2151EngrossEstablishes a cesspool compliance pilot grant project to assist low- and moderate-income property owners with the costs of upgrading or converting a cesspool. Applies to cesspools identified as failing by the Department of Health. Appropriates funds....
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2020-05-12
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2541EngrossMakes the state earned income tax credit refundable and permanent. Increases and amends the refundable food/excise tax credit by basing the amount of the credit on a taxpayer's Hawaii earned income and federal adjusted gross income. Increases minimum...
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2020-05-12
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2701EngrossRequires agencies allotted a portion of the environmental response, energy, and food security tax to consider actions in achieving the zero emissions clean economy target and climate change resilience. Requires these agencies to report on how expendi...
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2020-05-12
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2020EngrossRequires the state procurement office to establish a past performance database. Requires that the determination of certain contract awards through the procurement process consider a contractor's past performance. Appropriates funds. Effective 1/1/205...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2155EngrossRequires residential and commercial solid waste be separated by source and processed at appropriate facilities. Requires each county to submit a revised integrated solid waste management plan by 1/1/2021. Establishes a 2030 waste stream reduction goa...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2421EngrossCreates a board of trustees for the Hawaii school for the deaf and blind to establish an independent governance structure for the school. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (HD2)
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2020-03-16
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HIHB2525EngrossExtends the emergency department homelessness assessment pilot program and medical respite pilot program to December 31, 2021. Appropriates funds. Effective December 31, 2059. (HD2)
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2511EngrossProvides funding for the rental or lease of facilities through legislative appropriations and bond authorizations to the state public charter school commission for the design, planning, construction, repair, and maintenance of public charter school i...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2707EngrossEstablishes the behavioral health social worker scholarship program at UH, which requires recipients of the scholarship to commit to five years of service with DHS, DOH, PSD, Judiciary, or contracted service providers. Appropriates funds. Takes effec...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2697EngrossEstablishes a no time to lose commission to examine how the State's public schools can be internationally competitive. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHR41IntroUrging Each County To Examine The Feasibility Of Using Downdraft Gasification To Convert Waste Into Fuel And Biochar.
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2020-03-16
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHCR56IntroUrging Each County To Examine The Feasibility Of Using Downdraft Gasification To Convert Waste Into Fuel And Biochar.
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2020-03-16
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHCR89IntroRequesting The Convening Of A Working Group To Examine The Feasibility And Economic Impact Of Creating A Health Policy Institute At The University Of Hawaii At Manoa.
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2020-03-16
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHR70IntroRequesting The Convening Of A Working Group To Examine The Feasibility And Economic Impact Of Creating A Health Policy Institute At The University Of Hawaii At Manoa.
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2020-03-16
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHCR134IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Submit A Report To The Legislature On The Status Of Achieving Act 51, Session Laws Of Hawaii 2018, Mandates For Computer Science Education.
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2020-03-16
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHR117IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Submit A Report To The Legislature On The Status Of Achieving Act 51, Session Laws Of Hawaii 2018, Mandates For Computer Science Education.
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2020-03-16
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHCR162IntroRecognizing And Commemorating The One Hundred Twentieth Anniversary Of The Okinawan Immigration To Hawaii.
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2020-03-16
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHR141IntroRecognizing And Commemorating The One Hundred Twentieth Anniversary Of The Okinawan Immigration To Hawaii.
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2020-03-16
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHR145IntroRequesting The Department Of Education And The Hawaii State Teachers Association To Develop Strategies To Place Experienced Teachers In Hard-to-fill Schools Where Their Experience Is Most Needed.
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2020-03-16
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHCR166IntroRequesting The Department Of Education And The Hawaii State Teachers Association To Develop Strategies To Place Experienced Teachers In Hard-to-fill Schools Where Their Experience Is Most Needed.
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2020-03-16
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB35EngrossAuthorizes expenditures from the mental health and substance abuse special fund to be used for capital improvement projects. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-03-13
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHCR86IntroCommending The Governor Ariyoshi Foundation For Its Vision And Leadership In Advancing Space Education And Research Through The Hawaii Space Industry Innovation Program Which Integrates Space Exploration, Education, Research, And Development Activiti...
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2020-03-11
To House Economic Development & Business Committee
HIHR103IntroRequesting The Director Of Commerce And Consumer Affairs To Determine The Number Of Multiunit Buildings With Smoke-free Policies, Including Condominiums And Apartment Buildings, And Examine The Types Of Smoke-free Policies In Use.
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2020-03-11
To House Housing Committee
HIHCR126IntroUrging The Department Of Health To Request Acknowledgment From The Drug Enforcement Administration That Hawaii's Medical Cannabis Program Is Exempt From Federal Controlled Substance Regulations.
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2020-03-11
To House Health Committee
HIHR105IntroUrging The Department Of Health To Request Acknowledgment From The Drug Enforcement Administration That Hawaii's Medical Cannabis Program Is Exempt From Federal Controlled Substance Regulations.
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2020-03-11
To House Health Committee
HIHCR124IntroRequesting The Director Of Commerce And Consumer Affairs To Determine The Number Of Multiunit Buildings With Smoke-free Policies, Including Condominiums And Apartment Buildings, And Examine The Types Of Smoke-free Policies In Use.
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2020-03-11
To House Housing Committee
HIHCR144IntroRequesting The Hawaii Tourism Authority To Conduct A Study To Identify And Address The Impacts Of Tourism On Communities Throughout The State.
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2020-03-11
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHR138IntroRequesting The Department Of Land And Natural Resources And The Office Of Planning, In Consultation With The Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation And Adaptation Commission, Acting Through Its Coordinator, To Collaborate To Convene A Task Force On Waikiki...
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2020-03-11
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHCR159IntroRequesting The Department Of Land And Natural Resources And The Office Of Planning, In Consultation With The Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation And Adaptation Commission, Acting Through Its Coordinator, To Collaborate To Convene A Task Force On Waikiki...
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2020-03-11
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHR185PassHonoring Robert Lopaka Kapanui For His Dedication And Passion To Perpetuating Hawaii's Rich Cultural Legacy And History Through The Art Of Storytelling.
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2020-03-11
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR19IntroUrging The Federal Aviation Administration To Take Action Regarding Commercial Helicopter Tour Operations In Hawaii.
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2020-03-10
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB2607EngrossEstablishes the offense of urinating or defecating in a public place within business districts. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-03-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHR43IntroSupporting Sustainable Business Corporations, Celebrating And Commending The Practice Of Business As A Force For Good, And Seeking To Increase The Percentage Of Sustainable Business Corporations In The State.
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2020-03-10
To House Economic Development & Business Committee
HIHCR58IntroSupporting Sustainable Business Corporations, Celebrating And Commending The Practice Of Business As A Force For Good, And Seeking To Increase The Percentage Of Sustainable Business Corporations In The State.
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2020-03-10
To House Economic Development & Business Committee
HIHCR57IntroDeclaring 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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2020-03-10
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
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