Hawaii Representative Beth Fukumoto Chang [R]

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HIHB2025PassAuthorizes 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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2018-07-11
Act 207, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1316).
HIHB2694PassRequires the Department of Health to furnish, free of charge, certified copies of birth certificates for any individual who is homeless, provided the individual's homeless status is corroborated by a verification letter issued by a homeless service p...
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2018-07-11
Act 174, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1283).
HIHB2204PassRequires the Department of Human Services to reestablish the Exit and Retention Bonus Program to encourage welfare recipients to transition back into the workforce. Appropriates funds. (HB2204 CD1)
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2018-07-10
Act 128, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1229).
HIHB2133PassSpecifies that citizen administrative complaints against a police officer that involve allegations of domestic abuse by the police officer against a family or household member shall not be required to be filed as a notarized or sworn written statemen...
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2018-07-06
Act 112, 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1213).
HIHB2134PassAmends the offense of violation of privacy in the first degree to prohibit threats or acts to disclose an image or video. Requires that any recording or image made or disclosed be destroyed or sealed and remain confidential. (HB2134 CD1)
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2018-07-06
Act 114, 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1215).
HIHB2131PassCreates 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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2018-07-06
Act 113, 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1214).
HIHB2010PassCancels the debt owed to the State by the Hawaii Tourism Authority for convention center construction costs and related interest. Amends the allocations of transient accommodations tax revenues to the convention center enterprise special fund and tou...
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2018-07-05
Act 086, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1187).
HIHB2414PassRequires the county liquor commissions to reduce submission requirements 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. Permits nonprofit organizatio...
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2018-07-05
Act 092, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1193).
HIHB2651PassEstablishes a process to upgrade and support next-generation wireless broadband infrastructure throughout the State. Establishes a permitting, application, review, and approval process for small wireless providers or communications service providers ...
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2018-06-22
Act 049, 06/21/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1149).
HIHB2114PassProvides 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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2018-05-01
Act 010, 05/01/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1110).
HIHB2247EngrossClarifies that certain disclosure requirements for campaign advertisements apply to advertisements communicated by electronic or digital means. (HB2247 CD1)
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2018-05-01
Recommitted to Conference committee as amended in CD 1 with none voting no and none excused.
HIHB2753EngrossPart I: Establishes and appropriates funds for the Ohana Zone Pilot Program. Part II: Establishes and appropriate funds for the Emergency Department Homelessness Assessment Pilot Program. Part III: Authorizes DHS to establish the Return-to-Home Pilot...
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2018-04-27
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 2:00pm in Conference Room 325.
HIHCR34PassUrging 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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2018-04-27
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB2249EngrossEstablishes the Homeland Security and Resiliency Council to assess the resilience of the State's electric grid and other critical infrastructure to natural disasters and other emergencies and make recommendations. Requires the council to report to th...
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2018-04-26
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Friday, 04-27-18 9:30AM in conference room 225.
HIHB2257EngrossExtends the money transmitters act to expressly apply to persons engaged in the transmission of virtual currency. Requires licensees dealing with virtual currency to provide a warning to customers prior to entering into an agreement with the customer...
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2018-04-26
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 682).
HIHB2411EngrossClarifies the definition of growler. Permits a class 18 small craft producer pub licensee to manufacture not more than one hundred twenty-five thousand barrels of malt beverages on the licensee's premises during the license year. Clarifies that a cla...
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2018-04-26
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 682).
HIHB2656EngrossEstablishes a small craft beer producer income tax credit. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2112. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2018. (SD2)
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2018-04-26
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 682).
HIHB2012EngrossAllocates 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, as designa...
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2018-04-25
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-26-18 11:30AM in conference room 423.
HIHB2128EngrossClarifies that clinical victim support services for victims of sexual violence and abuse are a mental health outpatient services benefit required to be covered under health insurance policies offered by health insurers, mutual benefit societies, frat...
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2018-04-25
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-26-18 11:00AM in conference room 229.
HIHB2605EngrossAllows a transient accommodations broker to register as a tax collection agent for its operators and plan managers. Requires operators and plan managers to provide a statement to the transient accommodations broker confirming compliance with all appl...
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2018-04-25
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-26-18 11:30AM in conference room 423.
HIHB2077EngrossEstablishes 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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2018-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-25-18 9:30AM in conference room 329.
HIHB2598EngrossRequires the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to establish paid family leave for all workers by January 1, 2021. Requires reports to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2030. (SD2)
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2018-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-25-18 9:30AM in conference room 329.
HIHCR20PassRequesting An Increased Honolulu Police Department Presence In Waianae, The North Shore Of Oahu, Chinatown And Downtown Honolulu Areas.
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2018-04-20
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR96PassUrging The Department Of Transportation To Engage In Public Education And Outreach To Reduce Littering, Promote And Encourage Participation In The Adopt-a-highway Program To Keep Roads Litter-free, And Work With The Counties To Expand The Adopt-a-hig...
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2018-04-20
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB2659EngrossEstablishes a temporary Kapolei jobs initiative tax credit that offers incentives to increase the number of businesses willing to establish themselves or open new locations in the Kapolei region. For taxable years beginning after 12/31/2018. Effectiv...
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2018-04-19
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 801).
HIHB2238EngrossEstablishes the Safe Keiki Grant program to award funds to qualified DOE schools to purchase supplies for students to remain at school shelters for 48 hours in the event of an emergency. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2018-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 793).
HIHB2747EngrossChanges the annual contribution and deduction amounts, aggregate contribution amount, and deadline for distributing the entire interest for individual housing accounts established after 12/31/2018; allows community development financial institutions ...
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2018-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 793).
HIHCR109PassUrging The President Of The United States And The United States Congress To Grant Full Veterans Benefits To Filipino Veterans Who Fought In World War Ii But Were Subsequently Denied The Benefits To Which They Were Entitled.
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2018-04-18
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR220PassUrging Congress And The Federal Communications Commission To Codify A Definition Of The "public Interest Standard" For The Broadcasting Industry.
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2018-04-18
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB2026EngrossRequires the Legislative Reference Bureau to update its 1985 study on environmental reorganization for Hawaii and assess the feasibility of implementing the findings and recommendations of the 1991 Department of Environmental Protection Task Force. M...
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2018-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609).
HIHB2099EngrossRequires 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. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2018-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609).
HIHB2745EngrossExpands 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 percent to 30 percent. Decreases the qualifying maximum ceiling from 80 perce...
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2018-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609).
HIHB2703EngrossAllocates 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. Increases the income tax credit for low-income household renters to an unspecif...
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2018-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609).
HIHB2746EngrossAmends 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 for the purpose of addressing issues related to extremely low-income hous...
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2018-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609).
HIHR91IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Supply Each Public Kindergarten And Elementary School Student In The State With Meals, Ready-to-eat, For Consumption When Natural Disasters Or Other Emergency Incidents Occur.
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2018-04-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR217EngrossUrging The President Of The United States And The United States Congress To Mitigate The Disproportionate Adverse Effects Of The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act Of 2017 On Hawaii Citizens By Increasing Federal Support Of Hawaii Housing Initiatives.
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2018-04-10
To Senate Housing Committee
HIHCR216EngrossUrging The City And County Of Honolulu To Create Inclusive Playgrounds.
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2018-04-10
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HIHR195PassRequesting The Hawaii Veterinary Medical Association To Conduct A Survey Of Its Membership On The Frequency Of Cases Of Rat Lungworm Disease In Animal Companions.
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2018-04-05
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR16PassRequesting An Increased Honolulu Police Department Presence In Waianae, The North Shore Of Oahu, Chinatown And Downtown Honolulu Areas.
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2018-04-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR28PassUrging 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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2018-04-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR81PassUrging The Department Of Transportation To Engage In Public Education And Outreach To Reduce Littering, Promote And Encourage Participation In The Adopt-a-highway Program To Keep Roads Litter-free, And Work With The Counties To Expand The Adopt-a-hig...
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2018-04-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR97PassUrging The President Of The United States And The United States Congress To Grant Full Veterans Benefits To Filipino Veterans Who Fought In World War Ii But Were Subsequently Denied The Benefits To Which They Were Entitled.
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2018-04-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR187PassUrging The President Of The United States And The United States Congress To Mitigate The Disproportionate Adverse Effects Of The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act Of 2017 On Hawaii Citizens By Increasing Federal Support Of Hawaii Housing Initiatives.
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2018-04-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR186PassUrging The City And County Of Honolulu To Create Inclusive Playgrounds.
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2018-04-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB2631EngrossEnhances the electronic prescription accountability system to inform practitioners of the percentile ranking of their opiate prescription practices as compared to their peers. Takes effect on 7/1/2021. (SD1)
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2018-03-28
The committee on CPH deferred the measure.
HIHR32IntroRequesting The State To Include In Its List Of First Responders A Network Of Organizations Contracted To Immediately Provide Food, Beverages, And Ice To Citizens During A Natural Disaster.
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2018-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR44IntroRequesting The State To Include In Its List Of First Responders A Network Of Organizations Contracted To Immediately Provide Food, Beverages, And Ice To Citizens During A Natural Disaster.
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2018-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHR82IntroRequesting The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency To Conduct A Systematic, Transparent, And Data-driven Assessment To Determine Where New Warning Sirens Are Needed In The State, Based On Hazard Risks, Population Density, Vulnerable Populations, And O...
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2018-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR97IntroRequesting The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency To Conduct A Systematic, Transparent, And Data-driven Assessment To Determine Where New Warning Sirens Are Needed In The State, Based On Hazard Risks, Population Density, Vulnerable Populations, And O...
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2018-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR93IntroUrging The Department Of Land And Natural Resources To Allow The Counties To Use Vacant State Lands As Storage For Abandoned Vehicles.
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2018-03-28
To House Judiciary Committee
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