Hawaii Senator Breene Harimoto [D]

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HISB409PassEstablishes an annual vehicle registration surcharge fee for electric vehicles and alternative fuel vehicles to be deposited into the State Highway Fund. Effective 1/1/2020. (CD1)
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2019-07-12
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 280, 07/10/2019, (Gov. Msg. No. 1400).
HISB388PassRequires DOE to establish a task force to create a system for evaluating and assessing all children and those who are exhibiting emergent or persistent behaviors, academic challenges, or chronic absenteeism and are in need of appropriate supports and...
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2019-07-12
Act 271, 07/09/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1391).
HISB817PassEstablishes regulations for the sale of stored property insurance by self-service storage facility owners. Requires owners to hold a limited lines license to sell, solicit, or offer coverage under a stored property insurance policy. Effective 1/1/202...
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2019-07-12
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 284, 07/10/2019, (Gov. Msg. No. 1404).
HISB1058PassRequires the Attorney General to prepare a statement for each proposed constitutional amendment. Requires the Office of Elections and county clerks to make the statement available to the public. (CD1)
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2019-07-12
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 286, 07/10/2019, (Gov. Msg. No. 1406).
HISB9PassRequires the Hawaii public housing authority to adopt rules without regard to chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to reimburse Section 8 landlords for repair costs of tenant-caused property damage under certain circumstances. Appropriates funds. (CD...
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2019-07-09
Act 215, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1317).
HISB335PassRequires public meeting notices to include instructions regarding accommodations for persons with disabilities. Requires boards to post a notice in the board's office and to retain a copy of proof of filing the notice with the Lieutenant Governor's o...
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2019-07-09
Act 244, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1346).
HISB540PassAllows the board of pharmacy to approve pilot and demonstration projects for innovative applications in the practice of pharmacy under certain conditions. (CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 222, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1324).
HISB522PassCreates the plastic source reduction working group to make recommendations to reuse, reduce, recycle, and recover plastic waste. (CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 254, 07/05/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1356).
HISB411PassExempts marine terminal equipment temporarily moving in or between marine terminals at Hilo Harbor, Kawaihae Harbor, Kahului Harbor, and Nawiliwili Harbor from inspection, registration, and licensing requirements. (SB411 HD2)
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2019-07-09
Act 220, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1322).
HISB330PassRequires the Department of Human Services to implement an earned income disregard program as an intermediate step to implementing a medicaid buy-in program. Requires reports to the legislature. Takes effect upon approval by the Centers for Medicare a...
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2019-07-01
Act 155, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1257).
HISB1466PassEstablishes a process by which a law enforcement officer, family or household member, medical professional, educator, or colleague may obtain a court order to prevent a person from accessing firearms and ammunition when the person poses a danger of c...
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2019-07-01
Act 150, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1252).
HISB1025PassRequires the Executive Office on Aging (EOA) to develop and implement a plan to maximize the number of Kupuna Caregivers Program (Program) participants and submit a copy of the Program plan to the 2020 Legislature. Authorizes EOA to adopt administrat...
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2019-06-28
Act 126, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1228).
HISB471PassAppropriates funds for core homelessness services, including the outreach program, rapid re-housing program, housing first program, family assessment centers, stored property and debris removal services, and the state rent supplemental program. (CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 062, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1163).
HISB242EnrollEstablishes a task force to review policy issues and opportunities relating to the navigation, access, and coverage of medicaid services by individuals with autism or fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and make a recommendation on whether a waiver or ot...
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2019-05-01
Received notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 968).
HISB752EngrossMakes an appropriation to the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources for research and prevention of the spread of ornamental ginger pathogens. (SB752 HD1)
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2019-04-24
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-19 10:01AM in conference room 224.
HISB485EngrossIncreases the amount of barrel tax deposited into the agricultural development and food security special fund. (SB485 HD1)
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2019-04-23
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 954).
HISCR136PassUrging The Department Of Land And Natural Resources, Division Of Forestry And Wildlife To Document The History Of Exemplary Contributions Made By Community Members, Including Kupuna, Conservationists, And Citizens.
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2019-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR7PassRequesting The Department Of Human Services, In Consultation With The Department Of Public Safety, To Work With The Family Reunification Working Group And Other Community Stakeholders To Develop A Plan To Establish Visitation Centers At All State Cor...
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISB1020EngrossAppropriates funds to the Hawaii Public Housing Authority for its Rent Supplement Program to assist families at imminent risk of homelessness due to domestic violence with obtaining and maintaining permanent housing. (SB1020 HD1)
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2019-04-22
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-24-19 1:15PM in conference room 423.
HISCR11PassReaffirming The Use Of The Term "deaf-blind" By The State Of Hawaii And The Counties.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISB1395EngrossAppropriates funds for the State Rent Supplement Program. (SB1395 HD2)
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2019-04-22
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-23-19 3:00PM in conference room 225.
HISCR56EngrossRequesting The Department Of Education To Convene A School Impact Fee Review Task Force To Review The School Impact Fees Law, Including Enforcement Of Existing Law, And Make Any Recommendations To Address Current And Future Needs For The Development ...
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2019-04-15
To House Finance Committee
HISR15PassRequesting The Department Of Agriculture And Hawaii Tourism Authority To Report To The Legislature On The Processing Of State Of Hawaii Plant And Animal Declaration Forms, Including The Costs Involved, And Convene A Task Force To Review The Efficacy ...
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2019-04-12
Report and Resolution Adopted.
HISB992EngrossRequires that the management contract for the Hawaii Convention Center be separate from the contract for marketing for all uses of the facility. (SB992 HD2)
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2019-04-09
Received notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 885).
HISB1009EngrossBans the sale of flavored tobacco products except for menthol or mentholated products. Prohibits mislabeling of e-liquid products containing nicotine. Establishes fines and penalties for violations. (SB1009 HD2)
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2019-04-04
To House Finance Committee
HISCR35EngrossUrging The United States Environmental Protection Agency And The Hawaii State Department Of Health To Reject The Approval Of A Single Wall Tank Upgrade Alternative Option For The Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility And The Conclusions Presented In Th...
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2019-04-03
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HISB94EngrossRequires candidates for president and vice president of the United States to post their most recent income tax return on the Internet at least sixty days prior to and continuing through the date of the general election for free access by the public i...
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2019-04-01
To House Judiciary Committee
HISR7PassRequesting The Department Of Human Services, In Consultation With The Department Of Public Safety, To Work With The Family Reunification Working Group And Other Community Stakeholders To Develop A Plan To Establish Visitation Centers At All State Cor...
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2019-03-29
Report and Resolution Adopted.
HISB331EngrossMakes permanent the requirement that certain motion picture theater owners and operators provide open movie captioning during at least two showings per week, including at least one showing on a Saturday or Sunday. Repeals the requirement that certain...
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB392EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Education to provide up to $1,690 to each special education classroom teacher for instructional materials and equipment. (SB392 HD1)
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB553EngrossEstablishes the broadband service infrastructure grant program to award grants to applicants to extend deployment of facilities used to provide broadband service to unserved and underserved areas of the State. Makes an appropriation. (SB553 HD2)
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB666EngrossEstablishes the Hawaii Airports Corporation (HAC)to assume the authority, functions, and duties of the DOT related to airports and aeronautics. Makes HAC subject to Chapters 103D and 104, HRS. Provides for project labor agreements. Appropriates funds...
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB1023EngrossMakes an appropriation to the department of health to provide full funding for the kupuna care program. (SB1023 HD1)
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB1465EngrossRequires health insurance policies and plan contracts to cover certain expenses related to petitions and hearings for persons obtaining assisted community treatment. Establishes task force to study assisted community treatment benefit costs. (SB1465 ...
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB1451EngrossRecognizes La Kuokoa, Hawaiian Recognition Day, as an official state holiday. (SB1451 HD1)
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISCR57IntroRequesting The Department Of Business, Economic Development, And Tourism To Conduct A Study On Population Decline In The State.
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2019-03-22
To Senate Economic Development, Environment, and Technology Committee
HISB695EngrossRequires the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to digitize its applicant, beneficiary, and lessee records. Requires that the digital database be completed and available no later than July 1, 2020. (SB695 HD1)
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2019-03-21
To House Finance Committee
HISB1031EngrossEstablishes the long-term rental assistance pilot program to be administered by the Hawaii Public Housing Authority for individuals over sixty years old who are homeless, or at imminent risk of becoming homeless. Appropriates funds. (SB1031 HD1)
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2019-03-21
To House Finance Committee
HISB1019EngrossRequires the Judiciary to collaborate with the Office of Youth Services to establish a task force to determine existing diversion programs statewide that can assist the State's youth, and to consider the post-youth needs of the eighteen to twenty-fou...
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2019-03-21
To House Finance Committee
HISB504EngrossAppropriates funds for the repair, restoration, and maintenance of Iolani Palace's coronation pavilion, two pergolas, and fountain, and for the implementation of mitigation measures to protect the Palace's collection of artifacts from the threat of f...
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2019-03-20
To House Finance Committee
HISB955EngrossRequires financial disclosure statements of state agency executive directors to be public records available for inspection and duplication.
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2019-03-20
To House Finance Committee
HISB251EngrossProvides a limited exemption from state licensure requirements to out-of-state physicians who accompany a sports team to a specific sporting event in Hawaii or are invited to provide services at a national sport training center, event, or competition...
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2019-03-19
To House Intrastate Commerce Committee
HISB867EngrossRemoves certain limits on costs eligible for a GET exemption for certain renovated affordable rental housing projects. Makes permanent certain GET and prevailing wages exemptions for the construction of certain rental housing projects by removing the...
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2019-03-19
To House Finance Committee
HISB1121EngrossRequires the Department of Health to establish a working group to examine and advise on amendments that can be made to the statutory description of the Department's powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities. Authorizes the working group to eval...
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2019-03-19
To House Finance Committee
HISCR10IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Explore The Possibility Of Updating "hawaii School For The Deaf And The Blind" To "hawaii School For The Deaf" To Reduce Confusion And Identify Where Students Who Are Blind May Access Appropriate Resources An...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Committee
HISB818EngrossEstablishes licensure requirements for school psychologists to be administered by the Hawaii teacher standards board. Prohibits private practice by school psychologists. Amends the name of the Hawaii teacher standards board to the Hawaii teacher stan...
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2019-03-15
To House Intrastate Commerce Committee
HISB609EngrossEstablishes a Homeland Security and Resiliency Council to identify electric grid and other critical infrastructure needs and provide recommendations for enhancing the State's grid and critical infrastructure resiliency. Appropriates funds. (SB609 HD1...
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2019-03-15
To House Public Safety, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee
HISB944EngrossRequires the Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission to prioritize nature-based solutions in its climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts and assess risk transfer market mechanisms that promote investments in nature to redu...
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2019-03-14
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISB940EngrossGrants county agencies the explicit right to enter property to investigate agricultural buildings and structures for violations of, and compliance with, building permit and code exemption qualifications. (SD1)
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2019-03-13
To House Agriculture Committee
HISCR150IntroUrging The Hawaii Congressional Delegation To Investigate Complaints Filed Against The Transportation Security Administration Regarding Its Enhanced Screening Procedures And To Take Corrective Action To Address The Complaints.
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2019-03-13
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
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