Hawaii Representative Bertrand Kobayashi [D] | House

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HIHB654PassAppropriates funds to the University of Hawaii Cancer Center to determine the etiologies of the high incidence of liver and bile duct cancer in Hawaii. Establishes reporting requirements. (HB654 CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 265, 07/08/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1367).
HIHB655VetoDesignates the month of September of each year as Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. (SD1)
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2019-07-09
Vetoed (SD1) on 07-09-19 - (SD1) Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1375).
HIHB551PassExtends various reporting deadlines and the sunset date of the cesspool conversion working group established pursuant to Act 132, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018. Extends the lapse date on appropriations for the comprehensive statewide study of sewage co...
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2019-07-03
Act 170, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1272).
HIHB1270PassExtends the hospital sustainability program for two years. Clarifies exemptions from the hospital sustainability fee and increases the allowable aggregate fees to be charged. Appropriates funds out of the hospital sustainability special fund for fisc...
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2019-07-03
Act 173, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1275).
HIHB556PassRequires the department of business, economic development, and tourism to adopt minimum appliance efficiency standards for certain products sold or installed in the State that are substantially equivalent to existing appliance efficiency standards es...
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2019-07-01
Act 141, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1243).
HIHB1453PassAuthorizes the DOH to establish fees for ground transportation to medical facilities and for provision of emergency medical services that do not include transport. Authorizes transportation by ambulance to medical facilities other than hospital emerg...
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2019-06-28
Act 140, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1242).
HIHB903PassRequires the Judiciary to establish a financial hardship task force. (HB903 CD1)
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2019-06-25
Act 112, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1214).
HIHB1417PassRequires the Department of Human Services to use an integrated and multigenerational approach to delivering human services to reduce the incidence of intergenerational poverty and dependence on public benefits. (HB1417 CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 082, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1183).
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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2019-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-19 at 2:00PM in Conference Room 423.
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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2019-04-24
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 958).
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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2019-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 10:30AM in conference room 312.
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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2019-04-23
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 953).
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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2019-04-22
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 948).
HIHCR19PassAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Kaalawai, Honolulu, Oahu, For The Existing Seawall And Steps, And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of The Existing Improvements Constructed Ther...
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR36PassUrging The Governor's Coordinator On Homelessness And The City And County Of Honolulu To Come Together And Prioritize Their Homelessness Efforts In The Area Surrounding The Hawaii Children's Discovery Center By Convening A Task Force.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR232PassApproving The Selection Of George Ryoichi Ariyoshi To Be Inducted Into The Aloha Order Of Merit.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
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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2019-04-15
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 808).
HIHCR15EngrossUrging United States Customs And Border Protection And The Hawaii Narcotics Enforcement Division To Increase Canine Narcotic Contraband Detection Teams At The State's Ports Of Entry.
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2019-04-09
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HIHR73PassRequesting The Department Of Land And Natural Resources And The City And County Of Honolulu To Conspicuously Post Clearly Legible Signs At Each Public Park Or Beach Within The Area Of Oahu Bounded By Kalaeloa And Makaha That Display The Telephone Num...
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2019-04-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR24IntroRequesting The United States Government To Lease Federally Owned Vacant Land To The Counties Of The State Of Hawaii To Be Used As Tow Yards To Store Abandoned Vehicles.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHR29IntroRequesting The United States Government To Lease Federally Owned Vacant Land To The Counties Of The State Of Hawaii To Be Used As Tow Yards To Store Abandoned Vehicles.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR46IntroRequesting The Department Of Health To Conduct A Study On The State Comprehensive Emergency Medical Services System To Identify Issues And Problems And Propose Initiatives To Improve The System.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHR44IntroRequesting The Department Of Health To Conduct A Study On The State Comprehensive Emergency Medical Services System To Identify Issues And Problems And Propose Initiatives To Improve The System.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHR158IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Include Mental Health Education For Students In Its Curriculum And Suicide Prevention As Part Of The In-service Training Of Teachers And Principals.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR209IntroRequesting That The Hawaii State Executive Office On Aging Update The 2013 White Paper On Active Aging And Provide A Final Report On Its Updated Version No Later Than The Start Of The Regular Session Of 2022.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR16IntroDesignating March As Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month.
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2019-03-27
To House Finance Committee
HIHR17IntroDesignating March As Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month.
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2019-03-27
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR39IntroRequesting The Hawaii State Foundation On Culture And The Arts To Commission A Monument To President Barack Obama.
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2019-03-27
To House Finance Committee
HIHR190IntroDeclaring June 27 Of Each Year As Post-traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day And Designating The Month Of June Of Each Year As Post-traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month In Hawaii.
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2019-03-27
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR211IntroDeclaring June 27 Of Each Year As Post-traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day And Designating The Month Of June Of Each Year As Post-traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month In Hawaii.
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2019-03-27
To House Finance Committee
HIHB550EngrossAmends the definition of renewable portfolio standard to be a percentage of electrical energy generation, rather than sales. Effective 7/1/2100. (SD1)
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2019-03-22
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HIHB481EngrossClarifies that the existing health insurance mandate for coverage of low-dose mammography includes coverage for advancing methodologies of digital mammography and breast tomosynthesis. Sunsets June 30, 2024. (SD1)
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2019-03-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB562EngrossRequires the Department of Health to convene a construction waste reuse and recycling working group to determine how to implement a requirement for the reuse, recycling, or donation of construction waste. (SD1)
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2019-03-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB854EngrossIncludes education about exemption from food donation liability in the health inspection process for food establishments. Provides an exception from liability for good-faith donors and distributors of perishable and nonperishable food who comply with...
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2019-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1381EngrossProhibits former legislators and executive branch employees subject to senate confirmation from engaging in lobbying for twelve months after termination of employment as a legislator or executive branch employee. Takes effect 7/1/2020. (SD1)
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2019-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHCR35IntroRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Comprehensive And Management Audit Of Each Contract That Exceeds $1,000,000 And Has Been Entered Into During The Past Five Years Between The Department Of Human Services And Any Domestic Violence Nonprofit Organiza...
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2019-03-22
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHR38IntroRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Comprehensive And Management Audit Of Each Contract That Exceeds $1,000,000 And Has Been Entered Into During The Past Five Years Between The Department Of Human Services And Any Domestic Violence Nonprofit Organiza...
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2019-03-22
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHCR69IntroUrging The Holy See, The Supreme Pontiff, And The Bishops Of The Catholic Church To Explore The Widespread Adoption Of Viri Probati, Or The Ordination To The Priesthood Of Certain Qualified Married Men.
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2019-03-22
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHR69IntroUrging The Holy See, The Supreme Pontiff, And The Bishops Of The Catholic Church To Explore The Widespread Adoption Of Viri Probati, Or The Ordination To The Priesthood Of Certain Qualified Married Men.
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2019-03-22
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB394EngrossMakes the motor vehicle registration fee for U-drive motor vehicles consistent with the fee for all other motor vehicles. Makes any county ordinance that increases a motor vehicle registration fee applicable to U-drive vehicles. (HB394 HD1)
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2019-03-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB488EngrossProhibits written nondisclosure agreements involving sexual assault and sexual harassment as part of an employee's condition of employment under certain conditions. Prohibits employers from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing...
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1277EngrossProvides scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of qualified students at any four-year University of Hawaii campus who meet certain eligibility criteria. Makes an appropriation for the Hawaii Promise Program. (HB1277 HD1)
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2019-03-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHCR23IntroUrging The Department Of Health To Work With The Hawaii Restaurant Association To Establish Industry Standards To Address Certain Unsanitary Food Handling Conditions In Food Establishments And Adopt Rules.
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2019-03-21
To House Health Committee
HIHR28IntroUrging The Department Of Health To Work With The Hawaii Restaurant Association To Establish Industry Standards To Address Certain Unsanitary Food Handling Conditions In Food Establishments And Adopt Rules.
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2019-03-21
To House Health Committee
HIHB549EngrossRequires new developments to plan for the impacts of projected sea level rise and prohibits development in areas significantly affected by projected sea level rise. Amends policies and objectives related to coastal zone management to reduce residenti...
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2019-03-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1380EngrossCreates a comprehensive public funding program for candidates for county elections beginning in 2022. Appropriates funds to the Campaign Spending Commission. Effective 1/28/2081. (SD1)
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2019-03-20
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHCR117IntroRequesting The Department Of Taxation To Issue An Assessment Report On Fiscal Implications Of Historic, Current, And Projected Tobacco Revenues.
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2019-03-19
To House Legislative Management Committee
HIHR107IntroRequesting The Department Of Taxation To Issue An Assessment Report On Fiscal Implications Of Historic, Current, And Projected Tobacco Revenues.
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2019-03-19
To House Legislative Management Committee
HIHB616EngrossExempts locally grown produce and locally raised livestock food products from the general excise tax. (HB616 HD1)
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2019-03-18
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHCR30IntroRequesting The Department Of Land And Natural Resources To Acquire By Eminent Domain The Seawall And The Real Property Underneath The Seawall That Is Located On Or Near The Seaward Boundaries Of Property Between 2943 Kalakaua Avenue And 3019 Kalakaua...
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2019-03-15
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
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