Hawaii Representative Bob McDermott [R]

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HIHB817PassRequires and establishes benchmarks for each state department to ensure that a certain percentage of the produce purchased by that department consists of fresh local agricultural products or local value-added, processed, agricultural, or food product...
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2021-07-07
Act 176, on 07/02/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1304).
HIHB490PassLowers the age at which enhanced penalties apply for crimes against seniors from sixty-two years of age to sixty years of age. Makes commission of certain criminal offenses against a senior's person or property applicable if the perpetrator knows or ...
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2021-07-02
Act 147, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1249).
HIHB1333PassRequires the Hawaii natural energy institute, in consultation with the department of health, to conduct a comprehensive study to determine best practices for disposal, recycling, or secondary use of clean energy products in the State. (CD1)
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2021-06-28
Act 092, on 06/25/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1194).
HIHCR11PassRequesting The Hawaii State Commission On The Status Of Women To Convene A Task Force To Study Missing And Murdered Native Hawaiian Women And Girls.
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2021-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR97PassRequesting The Formation Of A Task Force On North Road Management.
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2021-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR12PassRequesting The Hawaii State Commission On The Status Of Women To Convene A Task Force To Study Missing And Murdered Native Hawaiian Women And Girls.
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2021-03-31
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR38Intro

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Urging The Creation Of A Safe Graduation Task Force.
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2021-03-18
To House Pandemic & Disaster Preparedness Committee
HIHCR108Intro

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Urging The Congress Of The United States To Call A Convention For Proposing Amendments Pursuant To Article V Of The United States Constitution Limited To Proposing Amendments That Impose Fiscal Restraints On The Federal Government, Limit The Power An...
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2021-03-15
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHR82Intro

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Urging The State, City And County Of Honolulu, And Ewa Beach Community To Address The Issue Of Feral Cats In The Ewa Beach Area.
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2021-03-15
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHCR98Intro

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Urging The State, City And County Of Honolulu, And Ewa Beach Community To Address The Issue Of Feral Cats In The Ewa Beach Area.
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2021-03-15
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHCR114Intro

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Requesting The Department Of Health To Designate Pornography As A Public Health Crisis And Take Action Accordingly.
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2021-03-15
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHCR116Intro

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Requesting The Board Of Regents Of The University Of Hawaii And The Athletics Director Of The University Of Hawaii At Manoa To Take Immediate Action To Seek Membership In The Pac-12 Conference For The University Of Hawaii At Manoa's Rainbow Warriors ...
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2021-03-15
To House Higher Education & Technology Committee
HIHCR115Intro

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Urging The Department Of Land And Natural Resources And County Law Enforcement To Increase The Enforcement Of Laws Within Beach Transit Corridors.
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2021-03-15
To House Water & Land Committee
HIHR88Intro

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Urging The Congress Of The United States To Call A Convention For Proposing Amendments Pursuant To Article V Of The United States Constitution Limited To Proposing Amendments That Impose Fiscal Restraints On The Federal Government, Limit The Power An...
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2021-03-15
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHR93Intro

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Urging The United States Congress To Amend The Constitution To Specify That Nine Justices Shall Serve On The Supreme Court.
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2021-03-15
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHR92Intro

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Requesting The Board Of Regents Of The University Of Hawaii And The Athletics Director Of The University Of Hawaii At Manoa To Take Immediate Action To Seek Membership In The Pac-12 Conference For The University Of Hawaii At Manoa's Rainbow Warriors ...
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2021-03-15
To House Higher Education & Technology Committee
HIHCR117Intro

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Urging The United States Congress To Amend The Constitution To Specify That Nine Justices Shall Serve On The Supreme Court.
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2021-03-15
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHCR165Intro

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Requesting The Hawaii Tourism Authority To Develop An Implementation Plan Based On Tourism Hot Spots Identified In County Destination Management Action Plans.
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2021-03-15
To House Labor & Tourism Committee
HIHR141Intro

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Requesting The Hawaii Tourism Authority To Develop An Implementation Plan Based On Tourism Hot Spots Identified In County Destination Management Action Plans.
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2021-03-15
To House Labor & Tourism Committee
HIHB571Engross

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Establishes the felony offense of importation, sale, or possession of a childlike sex doll. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD2)
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2021-03-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHCR48Intro

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Requesting The Legislative Reference Bureau To Conduct A Study Of The Benefits And Drawbacks Of Implementing Term Limits For Members Of The Legislature.
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2021-03-04
To House Legislative Management Committee
HIHB568Intro

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Authorizes a prosecution for sex trafficking to be commenced at any time. Includes coercion as a means of committing the offense of sex trafficking. Makes the solicitation of a minor for sex a strict liability offense of sex trafficking. Repeals the ...
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2021-02-23
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB565Intro

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Grants exclusive original jurisdiction in matters of divorce to the family court of the circuit in which an applicant is domiciled at the time the application is filed. Repeals the requirement that a person be domiciled or physically present in the S...
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2021-02-19
To House Finance Committee
HIHB569Intro

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Expands the victim-counselor privilege under Rule 505.5 of the Hawaii Rules of Evidence to include victims of dating violence, stalking, and sexual harassment and confidential advocates employed by the University of Hawaii. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD2)
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2021-02-18
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1332Intro

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Requires the department of land and natural resources to regularly maintain trails and streams under its jurisdiction on a regular or scheduled basis.
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2021-02-18
To House Water & Land Committee
HIHCR39Intro

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Requesting The University Of Hawaii To Undertake A Broadly Based Economic And Sociological Study To Identify Factors That Contribute To Crime In The State.
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2021-02-18
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB842Intro

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Requires the Office of Environmental Quality Control to establish, implement, and maintain an interactive website available to the public at no cost that provides certain information and notifications regarding environmental assessment and environmen...
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2021-02-17
To House Finance Committee
HIHR31PassRelating To Caucus Leaders And Committee Membership Of The House Of Representatives Of The Thirty-first Legislature.
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2021-02-17
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB461Intro

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Expands the coffee labeling and advertising requirements to include inner packaging or wrapping labels. Requires coffee blend labels to disclose geographic and regional origins with the percent by weight of each origin. Clarifies that the use of the ...
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2021-02-08
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB489Intro

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Requires the thirty-day lapse or termination notices for long-term care policies to be sent by certified mail, priority mail, or commercial delivery service, or other method of delivery requiring proof of delivery.
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2021-02-05
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB1152Intro

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Requires the counties to have medical examiners who are licensed physicians and certified anatomic or forensic pathologists. Repeals section providing for coroners.
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2021-02-04
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHB1160Intro

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Prohibits the eviction of any tenant of Kawaihapai Airfield from being evicted from the airfield until the expiration of the department of transportation and the U.S. Department of the Army's lease, so long as the tenant remains in good standing. Req...
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2021-02-01
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB1155Intro

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Requires and appropriates funds to the department of agriculture to apply to register the term "Kona Coffee Blend" as a geographical indication or a similar intellectual property registration with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Establ...
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2021-02-01
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB1154Intro

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Requires towing companies to release vehicles, without a fee, to an authorized driver if the authorized driver appears at the scene of the towing. Defines "authorized driver."
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2021-02-01
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB1156Intro

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Removes the cap on the amount that may be claimed per qualified production. Removes the limit for the total amount of tax credits allowed per year for the motion picture, digital media, and film production income tax credit.
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2021-02-01
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1153Intro

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Authorizes a GET exemption for businesses investing more than $500,000 over a 10-year period and creating a minimum of 50 job positions for the purpose of business development at Barbers Point in the Kalaeloa opportunity zone. Establishes a tax credi...
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2021-02-01
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1157Intro

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Authorizes the department of business, economic development, and tourism to maintain airfields. Requires the department of transportation to transfer the lease of Kawaihapai Airfield to the department of business, economic development, and tourism.
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2021-02-01
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB1158Intro

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Requires the Department of Transportation to allow its lease with the U.S. Department of the Army to expire on its agreed upon termination date and to not terminate the agreement prior to that date.
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2021-02-01
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB1151Intro

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Requires the agribusiness development corporation to lease agricultural land under its control at the rate of $1 per year until use of the land has resulted in a profit, at which time an annual supplemental lease rent equivalent to an unspecified per...
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2021-02-01
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB1159Intro

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Requires the department of education to establish and administer a career and technology program that will provide aviation and aviation mechanics education and training to high school students.
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2021-02-01
To House Education Committee
HIHB1249Intro

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Establishes a special intergovernmental task force to eradicate illegal gambling and drug activities and to establish community safe zones across the State. Requires a report to the legislature.
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2021-02-01
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1248Intro

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Amends the criteria used for admitting an individual for evaluation and care by a psychiatric facility to include individuals having a mental illness that prevents them from seeking adequate shelter. Allows psychiatric facilities to transfer homeless...
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2021-02-01
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHB1247Intro

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Authorizes recreational athletic venues and cultural activities on existing golf courses within agricultural districts.
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2021-02-01
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB1378Intro

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Authorizes the Hawaii housing finance and development corporation to reimburse any qualified person or firm for any predevelopment costs of certain affordable rental housing projects. Includes reimbursement for predevelopment costs for certain afford...
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2021-02-01
To House Housing Committee
HIHB1368Intro

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Removes the cap on the amount that may be claimed per qualified production. Removes the limit for the total amount of tax credits allowed per year for the motion picture, digital media, and film production income tax credit. Deducts a percentage to b...
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2021-02-01
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB853Intro

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Defines official observes. Updates procedures to ensure ballots are properly handled and counted. Promotes fair election process. Provides for places of deposit to be open ten business days prior to election day.
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2021-01-29
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB852Intro

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Prohibits discrimination by employers based on political affiliation. Prohibits unfair discriminatory practices that deny, or attempt to deny, a person the full and equal enjoyment of the goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages, and accom...
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2021-01-29
To House Labor & Tourism Committee
HIHB845Intro

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Removes the cap on the amount that may be claimed per qualified production. Removes the limit for the total amount of tax credits allowed per year for the motion picture, digital media, and film production income tax credit. Deducts a percentage to b...
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2021-01-29
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB846Intro

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Increases the limit for the total amount of tax credits allowed per year for the motion picture, digital media, and film production income tax credit.
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2021-01-29
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB811Intro

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Allows home-schooled, high school-age students to participate as unattached competitors in individual sports available to the public school that the student would otherwise be required to attend.
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2021-01-29
To House Education Committee
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