Hawaii Senator Brian Taniguchi [D]

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HISB2275EnrollUpdates the laws regarding notaries public to conform to the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (2018), the Hawaii Uniform Electronic Transactions Act, other state notary laws, and current notary practices. Effective 1/1/2021. (HD2)
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2993EnrollAligns the commercial driver's license qualification standards with federal regulations by repealing language related to medical waivers due to diabetes. Makes conforming amendments to Code of Federal Regulations citations. Effective 9/1/2020. (HD2)
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2561EngrossRequires retailers of household appliances to conspicuously display on certain household appliances that appear in the retailer's showroom floor available energy efficiency rebates funded by the public benefits fee and Hawaii-specific energy operatio...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 629).
HISCR49IntroRequesting The Hawaii Community Development Authority To Update And Report On Transit-oriented Development Planning And Implementation For The Kakaako Community Development District.
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2020-07-08
To Senate Energy, Economic Development, and Tourism Committee
HISR28IntroRequesting The Hawaii Community Development Authority To Update And Report On Transit-oriented Development Planning And Implementation For The Kakaako Community Development District.
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2020-07-08
To Senate Energy, Economic Development, and Tourism Committee
HISCR154EngrossRequesting The Attorney General To Submit Reports On The Reporting, Investigation, And Prosecution Of Hate Crimes In The State.
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2020-07-02
To House Finance Committee
HISCR78EngrossRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Study The Feasibility Of Using Recycled Plastic To Repair Roadways.
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2020-07-01
To House Finance Committee
HISCR86EngrossRequesting The Governor To Recognize And Commemorate August 26, 2020, As Women's Equality Day, Celebrating The Centennial Of, And Honoring Hawaii's Role In, The Women's Suffrage Movement.
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2020-07-01
To House Finance Committee
HISR52PassRequesting The Governor To Recognize And Commemorate August 26, 2020, As Women's Equality Day, Celebrating The Centennial Of, And Honoring Hawaii's Role In, The Women's Suffrage Movement.
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2020-06-30
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISB785EnrollMakes appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of collective bargaining units (2), (3), (4), (7), (8), (9), (13), and (14) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the Sta...
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2020-06-26
Enrolled to Governor.
HISCR38EngrossRequesting The Office Of The Lieutenant Governor To Establish A Multi-stakeholder Task Force To Advance State Procurement Of Locally Produced Food.
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2020-06-26
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
HISB2313EngrossProhibits an employer from requiring an employee to enter into a nondisclosure agreement pertaining to sexual harassment or sexual assault. Prohibits an employer from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing sexual harassment or s...
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2020-06-25
To House Finance Committee
HISB2281EngrossMakes permanent the regulation of behavior analysts. Exempts the behavior analysts licensing program from the auditor's sunset evaluation requirement. (HD2)
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2020-06-25
To House Finance Committee
HISB2500EngrossAppropriates funds to the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation for the Hawaii Small Business Innovation Research Program, Manufacturing Assistance Program, and Excelerator Program. Establishes and appropriates funds for a working group to develo...
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2020-06-25
To House Finance Committee
HISB3008EngrossExempts hydrogen fuels from measurement requirements of petroleum products. (HD2)
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2020-06-25
To House Finance Committee
HISB3088EngrossAppropriates funds for various positions in the DBEDT creative industries division for fiscal year 2020-2021. Makes a housekeeping, technical amendment to the Hawaii film and creative industries special fund and makes an appropriation out of that spe...
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2020-06-25
To House Finance Committee
HISB760EngrossExpands the definition of "qualified agricultural costs" for the Important Agricultural Land Qualified Agricultural Cost Tax Credit. Extends through the 2029 taxable year the time in which the Department of Agriculture may certify the Tax Credit. (SB...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HISB1374EngrossEstablishes a Hawaii Retirement Savings Program for private sector employees. Establishes the Hawaii Retirement Savings Program Administrative Fund. Requires the Department of Budget and Finance to prepare an annual report detailing the Department's ...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1475EngrossDetermines the procedures for when the foreperson classification shall 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 bargain...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB789EngrossChanges minimum wage rates annually from 1/1/2020, to 1/1/2024. Provides lower minimum wage rates for employees who receive employer-sponsored health benefits under the Hawaii Prepaid Health Care Act. Includes persons with disabilities under generall...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
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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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1436EngrossRequires the Department of Agriculture to conduct a feasibility study on the establishment of agricultural technology zones, or ag-tech zones, within the City and County of Honolulu. Appropriates funds to conduct the feasibility study. (SB1436 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISCR68IntroRequesting That The City And County Of Honolulu Prohibit Electric Scooters, Electric Bicycles, And Electric Trikes On Sidewalks.
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2020-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISR66IntroRequesting The Legislative Reference Bureau To Conduct A Study Relating To Statutory Authority To Allow Collective Negotiation Between Physicians And Health Care Insurers In Hawaii To Restrain Or Balance The Monopsonistic Market Power Of Healthcare I...
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2020-05-15
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISCR102IntroRequesting The Legislative Reference Bureau To Conduct A Study Relating To Statutory Authority To Allow Collective Negotiation Between Physicians And Health Care Insurers In Hawaii To Restrain Or Balance The Monopsonistic Market Power Of Healthcare I...
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2020-05-15
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB2249EngrossMakes it a civil and administrative violation for any person to knowingly and intentionally engage in certain archaeological activities without obtaining the required permission or approval from the department of land and natural resources, use explo...
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2020-05-12
To House Finance Committee
HISB2812EngrossClarifies that agriculture activities in non-agricultural park lands may include the care and production of pasture lands. Requires the transfer of certain lands from DLNR to DOA. Requires DLNR to accept and return to its land inventory, any parcel o...
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2020-05-12
To House Finance Committee
HISB2056EngrossRequires the University of Hawaii to collaborate with the department of education; the department of business, economic development, and tourism; and others to develop an interactive web tool to enable degree-seeking individuals to make better-inform...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2077EngrossEstablishes a tree planting program in the State. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2295EngrossRequires the department of education to implement a servicelearning curriculum to develop student character, values, selfesteem, civic responsibility, and knowledge of local community issues and concerns though community service volunteer work. Effec...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2342EngrossAppropriates funds for the proper implementation of the kupuna caregivers program. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2335EngrossAppropriates funds for the healthy aging partnership program to further the program's role in improving the health and well-being of Hawaii's kupuna. Effective 12/31/2059. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2485EngrossBroadens the purposes for which indirect costs incurred by the department of education, state public charter school commission, or a charter authorizer from federal grants may be reimbursed. Effective 7/1/2051. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2488EngrossAppropriates funds for teacher compensation as negotiated and executed in a memorandum of understanding between the superintendent of education and the exclusive representative of collective bargaining unit (5) for an experimental modernization proje...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB3073EngrossAppropriates funds for programs, ceremonies, and activities commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. Effective 7/1/51. (SD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB3072EngrossRequires the Hawaii emergency management agency to inventory all designated emergency shelters and their ability to withstand a category one hurricane or higher. Requires Hawaii emergency management agency to provide a list of shelters and their resp...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB3011EngrossAppropriates funds for the purposes of restoration, repair, maintenance, operation, and one full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) permanent park caretaker II for Iolani Palace and nearby structures on palace grounds. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2072EngrossRequires the governor; DBEDT; and Hawaii state energy office to develop a strategic plan that outlines benchmarks to help achieve the statutory renewable portfolio standard goals and zero emissions clean economy target. Requires the Hawaii state ener...
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2020-03-16
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HISB2057EngrossGives a preference to students who live within the service area of a school or who enrolled in the school the previous school year who apply for participation in a career and technical education program offered by that school. Establishes enrollment ...
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2020-03-16
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HISB2228EngrossEstablishes the offense of unlawful shipment of e-liquid products. Beginning July 1, 2020, prohibits the sale of flavored products for electronic smoking devices, the mislabeling of e-liquid products containing nicotine, and the sale of tobacco produ...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
HISB2251EngrossAmends bargaining unit (14). Retains state law enforcement officers under bargaining unit (14). Creates a separate bargaining unit (15) for state and county ocean safety and water safety officers.
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2020-03-16
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
HISB2227EngrossEstablishes the offense of unlawful shipment of tobacco products. Includes e-liquid and electronic smoking devices within the definition of "tobacco products", as used in the cigarette tax and tobacco tax law. Increases the license fee for persons en...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
HISB2468EngrossAllows community rehabilitation programs for persons with disabilities to be considered qualified under the State's procurement code without requiring federal and state certification that authorizes the payment of a subminimum wage to workers in thei...
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2020-03-16
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
HISB2278EngrossProhibits nonparticipating health care providers from balance billing patients in specific circumstances. Establishes rate calculation requirements for reimbursement of nonparticipating providers. Requires the insurance commissioner to refer certain ...
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2020-03-16
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HISB2306EngrossMakes consistent the types of documents accepted as proof of domestic or sexual violence victim status.
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
HISB2439EngrossRequires health insurers, mutual benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for the cost of auto-injectable epinephrine based on appropriate weight-based dosage for insured persons eighteen years of age or younger, be...
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2020-03-16
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HISB2625EngrossEstablishes an Affordable Homeownership Revolving Fund within the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to provide loans to nonprofit housing development organizations, and community development financial institutions for the development...
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2020-03-16
To House Housing Committee
HISB2519EngrossProhibits the manufacture, possession, sale, barter, trade, gift, transfer, or acquisition of detachable ammunition magazines with a capacity in excess of ten rounds, regardless of the type of firearm with which the magazine is compatible, except for...
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2020-03-16
To House Public Safety, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee
HISB2985EngrossProvides veterinarians who provide emergency care to an animal immunity from civil liability in the absence of gross negligence. Provides veterinarians who render emergency treatment when there is no veterinarian-client-patient relationship, immunity...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
HISB2955EngrossIncludes Hawaii-grown green coffee, cherry coffee, and parchment coffee in the coffee labeling requirements. Requires coffee blend labels to disclose geographic origins and regional origins and per cent by weight of the blended coffees. Prohibits usi...
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2020-03-16
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
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