Hawaii Senator Brian Taniguchi [D]

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HISB1IntroEstablishes the ALOHA homes program under the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation (HHFDC) to facilitate the development of low-cost homes for sale to Hawaii residents on state-owned and county-owned land near rail stations of the Honol...
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 10:05 am]
The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-20-19 10:05AM in conference room 211.
HISB228IntroRequires the department of land and natural resources to place historical markers in the State to indicate significant sites in the life of President Barack Obama. Appropriates funds.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB248IntroRequires government entities that engage in search and rescue operations to seek reimbursement when the rescued person required search and rescue efforts because that person acted in disregard of that person's safety, including intentionally disregar...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB251IntroProvides 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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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB267IntroDesignates June 21 of each year as International Yoga Day.
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 2:45 pm]
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB272IntroAmends the definition of "solar energy devices" to include building-applied photovoltaics and building-integrated photovoltaics and clarify that the term excludes passive solar skylights or windows.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB292IntroRequires that a contractor contracting for services with a civil servant submit certified payrolls and comply with certain wages and hours laws.
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 2:45 pm]
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB521IntroCreates the plastic marine debris working group to research best practices of plastic marine debris disposal and report to the legislature. Appropriates funds. (SD1)
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB407IntroAppropriates funds as a subsidy to the office of the prosecuting attorney for Hawaii county for the career criminal prosecution unit.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB752IntroMakes 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.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB792IntroEstablishes the public employees training program to provide training to state employees. Requires all new employees to be provided with a general orientation on their benefits and rights. Takes effect 1/1/2051. (SD1)
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 19 @ 9:30 am]
The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-19-19 9:30AM in conference room 211.
HISB791IntroAllows the Hawaii labor relations board to admit and consider hearsay evidence in unfair labor practices proceedings.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB662IntroProhibits vehicle lessors from renting, leasing, or offering for rent or lease, vehicles subject to a manufacturer's recall, until appropriate repairs are made. Defines peer-to-peer vehicle sharing related terms. Requires persons in the peer-to-peer ...
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 19 @ 9:30 am]
The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-19-19 9:30AM in conference room 211.
HISB789IntroProvides an income tax credit for qualifying small businesses to offset the increase in the minimum hourly rate that employers must pay employees. Increases the minimum wage to $12.00 per hour beginning 1/1/2020 and $15.00 per hour beginning 1/1/2023...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB794IntroAppropriates funds for capital improvement projects of the department of accounting and general services. (SD1)
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB660IntroCreates a non-compliant identification card for individuals that are not able to provide an updated photograph and documentation in-person as required by the REAL ID Act of 2005.
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 9:00 am]
The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-22-19 9:00AM in conference room 016.
HISB799IntroAppropriates funds out of the works of art special fund to the State foundation on culture and the arts for the integration of works of art projects into several major capital improvement projects.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB639IntroSpecifies that ten per cent of the moneys in the Hawaii tobacco settlement special fund shall be appropriated to the executive office on aging for purposes of the kupuna care program and the kupuna caregivers program. (SD1)
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB802IntroAppropriates funds for capital improvement projects of the department of land and natural resources.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB698IntroCodifies sustainable development goals based on the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals and indicators. (SD1)
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2019-02-15
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 12 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Harimoto, Inouye, K. Kahele, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Taniguchi.
HISB751IntroEstablishes a line item in the budget of the department of land and natural resources for the operational expenses and staffing costs of the Hawaii association of conservation districts. Takes effect 12/31/2050. (SD1)
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB760IntroClarifies definition of "qualified agricultural costs." Extends through the 2029 taxable year the time in which the Department of Agriculture may certify important agricultural lands qualified agricultural cost tax credits. Applies to taxable years b...
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2019-02-15
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 12 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Harimoto, Inouye, K. Kahele, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Taniguchi.
HISB798IntroAppropriates funds for the digitization of records, files, and other materials of the state historic preservation division to be expended by the department of land and natural resources.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB785IntroAllows the scope of collective bargaining negotiations to include benefits. Allows collective bargaining parties to resolve impasses related to contribution disputes through binding arbitration. Takes effect 1/1/2051. (SD1)
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 19 @ 9:30 am]
The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-19-19 9:30AM in conference room 211.
HISB795IntroAppropriates funds for operating expenses of the department of budget and finance.
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB1002IntroExtends the authorization to issue special purpose revenue bonds to assist Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning, LLC, until June 30, 2024.
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 19 @ 9:30 am]
The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-19-19 9:30AM in conference room 211.
HISB1024IntroAppropriates funds to the department of health for the aging and disability resource center.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB1026IntroAppropriates funds for the healthy aging partnership program to further the program's role in improving the health and well-being of Hawaii's kupuna.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB940IntroGrants county agencies the implicit right to enter property to investigate agricultural buildings and structures for violations of, and compliance with, building permit and code exemption qualifications.
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 9:00 am]
The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-22-19 9:00AM in conference room 016.
HISB1031IntroEstablishes the long-term rental assistance pilot program to be administered by the department of health. Appropriates funds for the administration of the pilot program. (SD1)
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2019-02-15
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HISB998IntroAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc.; Maui Electric Company, Limited; and Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc., to fund multi-project capital improvement programs and assist utilities servi...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB996IntroRequires rental motor vehicle lessors to incorporate zero-emission vehicles into their fleets. Creates a Hawaii zero-emissions vehicle infrastructure special fund and grant program to promote development of zero-emission vehicle infrastructure. Effec...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB1293IntroAuthorizes the State to enter into a mutual assistance agreement with an out of state utility or other energy provider in order to restore power and utility service to the State, without regard to any regulatory law, in times of an emergency or natur...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB1292IntroPart I: Describes the purpose of this Act. Part II: Adds definitions to the TAT law. Amends the definition of "transient accommodations" to include additional forms of transient accommodations. Part III: Makes it unlawful for a hosting platform to pr...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB1314IntroAmends the research activity tax credit so that references to the base amount in section 41 of the Internal Revenue Code shall not apply, and credit for all qualified research expenses may be taken without regard to the amount of expenses for previou...
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB1436IntroRequires 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 to conduct the feasibility study. (SD1)
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB1375IntroConforms statutory prohibitions against wage discrimination with other prohibitions on employment discrimination. Clarifies allowable justifications for compensation differentials and remedies for pay disparity. Requires employers to disclose wage ra...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB1394IntroEstablishes a historic preservation income tax credit. Appropriates funds for one temporary position to assist with the establishment and administration of the Hawaii historic preservation income tax credit program. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 19 @ 9:30 am]
The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-19-19 9:30AM in conference room 211.
HISB1440IntroAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Trevi Systems, Inc., or its related entity, Kona Coast Water LLC, to fund the planning, designing, construction, equipping, land leases, and other assets for two or more plants to des...
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB1389IntroAuthorizes the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation (HHFDC), at the request of the Hawaii Community Development Authority (HCDA), to establish and operate transit-oriented development infrastructure improvement zone subaccounts within t...
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 10:05 am]
The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-20-19 10:05AM in conference room 211.
HISB1376IntroAppropriates funds as a grant to the Hawaii labor heritage council for a documentary film on the life of Ah Quon McElrath.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB1386IntroRequires the department of land and natural resources to develop a state 2030 natural resources conservation goal action plan and allocates one per cent of the revenues of the transient accommodations tax for deposit into the special land and develop...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB1451IntroReestablishes La Kuokoa, Hawaiian Recognition Day, as an official state holiday.
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 9:00 am]
The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-21-19 9:00AM in conference room 016.
HISB1474IntroIncreases the general excise tax and use tax by 0.5% to provide a dedicated funding source for the department of education and the University of Hawaii. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB1501IntroAppropriates funds for deposit into and out of the cesspool compliance grant program special fund to implement the cesspool compliance grant program. Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds for capital improvement projects including lot d...
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 10:05 am]
The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-20-19 10:05AM in conference room 211.
HISB1475IntroRequires that the foreperson classification be recognized in Hawaii's Davis-Bacon Act and the requirements in the collective bargaining agreement be followed when the basic hourly rate is established by a collective bargaining agreement. Takes effect...
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 19 @ 9:30 am]
The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-19-19 9:30AM in conference room 211.
HISB467IntroMakes an appropriation to the department of human services to restore adult dental benefits to medicaid enrollees. Requires federal matching funds.
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 10:05 am]
The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-20-19 10:05AM in conference room 211.
HISB269IntroEnables condominium associations to adopt rules and regulations that: require unit owners to prohibit smoking inside a condominium unit as part of a lease agreement; and prohibit smoking on a lanai of a condominium unit and in all common elements.
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2019-02-15
The committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPH were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, J.Keohokalole, Ruderman, L. Thielen, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) S. Chang, Nishihara.
HISB801IntroMakes an appropriation for the renovation, expansion, and modernization of the Waikiki aquarium structure.
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2019-02-14
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB665IntroDefines electric foot scooters and clarifies that laws relating to bicycles in general also apply to electric foot scooters. Requires an operator of an electric foot scooter to be at least fourteen years of age. (SD1)
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2019-02-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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