Hawaii Representative Beth Fukumoto Chang [R]

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HIHB2139IntroProhibits discrimination on the basis of sex, including gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation, in any state educational program or activity, or in any educational program or activity that receives state financial assistance. (HB2139 HD...
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Tupola.
HIHB2099IntroRequires the Department of Agriculture to conduct a feasibility study on the establishment of ag-tech zones within the City and County of Honolulu. Appropriates funds for conducting the feasibility study. (HB2099 HD1)
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Fukumoto, Tupola.
HIHB2077IntroEstablishes the Public Employees Training Program within the Department of Human Resources Development to provide training programs to improve and enhance state employees' understanding of their job duties. Allocates one percent of collective bargain...
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Keohokalole, Tupola.
HIHB2114IntroProvides that negotiations over the implementation of management decisions affecting the terms and conditions of employment that are subject to collective bargaining are not precluded from collective bargaining negotiations. Specifies that negotiatio...
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Keohokalole, Tupola.
HIHB2257IntroAdopts certain operative provisions of the Uniform Regulation of Virtual Currency Businesses Act. Extends the money transmitters act to expressly apply to persons engaged in the transmission of virtual currency. Requires licensees dealing with virtua...
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Tupola.
HIHB2247IntroClarifies that certain disclosure requirements for campaign advertisements apply to advertisements communicated by digital means or through the Internet or online social media.
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2018-02-22
The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Nishimoto, San Buenaventura, Brower, C. Lee, Morikawa, Takayama, McDermott, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
HIHB2411IntroClarifies that a class 14 brewpub licensee or class 18 small craft producer pub licensee may conduct liquor sales at multiple, appropriately licensed premises. Specifies that brewpubs and small craft producer pubs may sell malt beverages in growlers ...
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Fukumoto, Tupola.
HIHB2414IntroRequires the liquor commission to streamline procedures to provide for the issuance of temporary licenses for the sale of liquor for a period not to exceed one day for fundraising events by nonprofit organizations. Removes the liquor commission's dis...
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2018-02-22
The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Nishimoto, San Buenaventura, Brower, C. Lee, Morikawa, Takayama, McDermott, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
HIHB2420IntroEstablishes restrictions on the participation in political activities of certain state employees and officers. (HB2420 HD1)
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2018-02-22
The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Nishimoto, San Buenaventura, Brower, C. Lee, Morikawa, Takayama, McDermott, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
HIHB2659IntroEstablishes a five-year Kapolei jobs initiative pilot program that offers incentives to increase the number of businesses willing to establish themselves or open a new location in the Kapolei region. Establishes a tax credit incentive. (HB2659 HD1)
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Fukumoto, Tupola.
HIHB2598IntroRequires the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to establish paid family leave for all workers by January 1, 2020. Authorizes DLIR to adopt interim rules. Establishes the Paid Family Leave Implementation Board to assist DLIR and report to t...
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Keohokalole, Tupola.
HIHB2009IntroClarifies the property types that may be used as transient accommodations and applicable lease terms for purposes of the transient accommodations tax. (HB2009 HD1)
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2025IntroAuthorizes the Department of Education to issue grants to establish a composting grant pilot project in Department of Education schools. Authorizes a composting grant pilot project working group. Requires report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2011IntroIncreases the revenue threshold for the tax administration special fund and allocates the additional moneys to the special enforcement section for the enforcement of the transient accommodations tax. (HB2011 HD1)
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2010IntroForgives the debt owed to the State by the Hawaii Tourism Authority for the convention center construction costs and related interest. Reduces the transient accommodations tax revenue allocation to the convention center enterprise special fund. Estab...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2012IntroAllocates funds from transient accommodations tax revenues to the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) to implement initiatives, in conjunction with the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association, to address homelessness in tourist and resort areas. Requires H...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2027EngrossRequires the Auditor to review the water quality certification process of the Department of Health's Clean Water Branch. (HB2027 HD1)
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2018-02-21
Passed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Yamane excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
HIHB2008IntroImposes registration requirements and transient accommodations tax on travel agencies and tour packagers that enter into arrangements to furnish transient accommodations at noncommissioned negotiated contract rates on their share of the proceeds. App...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2128IntroRequires that health insurance policies include coverage for clinical victim support services for victims of sexual violence and abuse who suffer from mental disorders. Defines "clinical victim support service" and "victim of sexual violence or abuse...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2204IntroRequires the Department of Human Services to establish a task force to develop a restructured welfare payment system. Re-establishes the exit and retention bonus program to encourage welfare recipients to transition back into the workforce. Appropria...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2443EngrossEstablishes a 3-year accessible playgrounds pilot program under the Department of Land and Natural Resources. Requires a report to the Legislature. Appropriates moneys. (HB2443 HD1)
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2018-02-21
Passed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Yamane excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
HIHB2498IntroEstablishes and appropriates funds for one full-time equivalent (1.00 FTE) permanent veterinary medical officer position within the Department of Health. (HB2498 HD1)
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2018-02-21
To House Health & Human Services Committee
HIHB2650EngrossRequires the Department of Human Services to develop a regularly updated, publicly accessible system that tracks appropriations made for contracts with provider agencies that offer services to homeless persons on behalf of the State and measures the ...
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2018-02-21
Passed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Yamane excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
HIHB2651IntroEstablishes a process to upgrade and support next-generation wireless broadband infrastructure throughout the State. Establishes a permitting, application, review, and approval process for broadband or wireless service providers to install broadband ...
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2018-02-21
The committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) Takumi, Ichiyama, Aquino, Ito, Johanson, Mizuno, Yamane, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) LoPresti, Tokioka; 1 Noes: Representative(s) Say; and Excused: none.
HIHB2656IntroEstablishes a small craft beer producers income tax credit. Appropriates funds. (HB2656 HD1)
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2018-02-21
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Keohokalole, Tupola.
HIHB2631IntroEnhances the electronic prescription accountability system to inform prescribers of the percentile ranking of their opiate prescription practices as compared to their peers. (HB2631 HD1)
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2018-02-21
The committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Takumi, Ichiyama, Aquino, Ito, Johanson, LoPresti, Mizuno, Say, Tokioka, Yamane, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
HIHB2745IntroExpands the rental assistance program by increasing the minimum percentage of affordable units a rental housing project is required to maintain for eligible tenants from 20% to 30%. Appropriates funds to support new rental assistance program contract...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2747IntroChanges the annual contribution amount, aggregate contribution amount, and number of taxable months for an individual housing account. Allows immediate family members to contribute to an individual housing account. Allows Community Development Financ...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2703Intro(1) Allocates a portion of the conveyance tax revenues to the rental assistance revolving fund to be used to subsidize rents for persons who meet certain income requirements; (2) Increases the income tax credit for low-income household renters to an ...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2753IntroEstablishes the Ohana Zone Pilot Program. Defines the intent of the pilot program, and sets preliminary milestones that shall be met by the Department of Human Services Office Homeless Programs Office in establishing the pilot program. Appropriates f...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2746IntroAmends Act 127, Session Laws of Hawaii 2016, to clarify the duties of the Special Action Team on Affordable Rental Housing and add additional members to the Special Action Team. Makes an appropriation. (HB2746 HD1)
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2752IntroAppropriates funds to the Judiciary to conduct an evaluation study to assess the impact of the community court outreach project in reducing the administrative burdens within the judicial system and for any staff and technology necessary for conductin...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2744IntroAppropriates funds to provide additional rent supplement subsidies. (HB2744 HD1)
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2724IntroEstablishes the Office of Clean Energy to assume the duties of the energy resources coordinator, presently the director of the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism. Transfers the functions of the State Energy Office to the Office...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHR28IntroUrging The Division Of State Parks Of The Department Of Land And Natural Resources To Assess Potentially Hazardous Ocean Conditions At Beach Parks And Ensure That Safety Concerns Are Addressed Prior To Undertaking Access Improvements That Will Increa...
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2018-02-20
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HIHCR34IntroUrging The Division Of State Parks Of The Department Of Land And Natural Resources To Assess Potentially Hazardous Ocean Conditions At Beach Parks And Ensure That Safety Concerns Are Addressed Prior To Undertaking Access Improvements That Will Increa...
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2018-02-20
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HIHB687IntroRequires insurance coverage after December 31, 2018, for the costs of medically necessary transportation to the continental United States for medical treatment for qualifying patients. Requires the auditor to conduct a study to assess the social and ...
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2087IntroRequires electronic tracking of certain patients who are allowed outside a psychiatric facility. (HB2087 HD1)
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2018-02-16
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB2156IntroAuthorizes the Department of Education to establish a Farm to School Program. Requires the Farm to School Coordinator in the Department of Agriculture to work in collaboration with the Department of Education on any Farm to School Program. Establishe...
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2089IntroPermits the Adjutant General to extend the University of Hawaii tuition assistance awards to qualified retired Hawaii National Guard enlisted persons, warrant officers, and company grade officers. (HB2089 HD1)
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2155IntroCreates and appropriates funds for Erin's Law Task Force to review policies, programs, and curricula for educating public school students about sexual abuse and sex trafficking prevention, and report recommendations for the establishment of a program...
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2131IntroCreates a Hawaii Sexual Assault Response and Training Program to address the manner in which sexual assault evidence collection kits are processed and tracked, and to ensure that victims of sexual assault are informed of their rights under the law. R...
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2249IntroCreates a $30,000,000 revolving line of credit sub-fund under the umbrella of the Green Energy Market Securitization Loan Fund for any state agency or department to finance energy efficiency measures. Establishes the Grid Resiliency Rebate Program an...
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2296IntroProhibits internet service providers from using the personal information of customers for specific purposes without the prior written consent of customers. (HB2296 HD1)
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2018-02-16
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB2468IntroEstablishes a Hawaii Beach Preservation Special Fund. Authorizes the DLNR to expend moneys from the Special Fund to acquire lands for beach preservation with prior authorization of the Legislature. Creates a working group within the Hawaii Climate Ch...
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2605IntroProvides that a county shall be eligible to receive $1,000,000 from the State for the purpose of enforcing all applicable laws and ordinances relating to transient accommodations, provided that no funds shall be released to a county until it has sati...
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2612IntroDirects the University of Hawaii Water Resources Research Center, in cooperation and consultation with the Department of Health, to conduct a statewide study of sewage contamination in nearshore marine areas. Appropriates moneys. (HB2612 HD1)
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2723IntroProhibits the sale, offer for sale, or distribution for sale of non-prescription SPF sunscreen products containing octinoxate or oxybenzone. Violation of the prohibition is a petty misdemeanor. (HB2723 HD2)
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2751IntroExpands eligibility and credit amount of the low income-household renters' income tax credit. Appropriates funds for the continued administration of the family assessment center for homeless families and for a housing homeless children rental assista...
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2727IntroEstablishes certain disclosure requirements for publishers of video games that contain a system of purchasing a randomized reward. Appropriates funds. (HB2727 HD1)
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
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