Hawaii Representative Cedric Gates [D]

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HIHB1346EnrollProhibits the suspension or expulsion of children participating in the Executive Office on Early Learning's Public Prekindergarten Program, except under limited circumstances. (SD2)
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2043EnrollAllows an unlicensed mental health professional, working under the supervision of a licensed mental health professional, to provide mental health treatment or counseling services to minors without parental or legal guardian consent, knowledge, or par...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2060EnrollProvides that family courts may withhold from public inspection any record of a denied temporary restraining order or denied protective order; provided that these records shall remain accessible to law enforcement without a court order. (SD1)
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2054EnrollProhibits 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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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2543EnrollRequires parents or guardians of public school and charter school kindergarten students to disclose information on the student's prior child care program or prekindergarten attendance, if any, for the purpose of determining areas having the highest n...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2750EnrollProhibits the imposition of restrictions on a person's ability to obtain or renew a driver's license or to register, renew the registration of, or transfer or receive title to a motor vehicle, as a consequence of unpaid monetary obligations under cer...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2744EnrollEstablishes the gun violence and violent crimes commission. Requires reports to the Legislature. Makes it a class C felony to purchase, manufacture, or otherwise obtain firearm parts for the purpose of assembling a firearm having no serial number. Am...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB460EngrossProvides the counties with authority to: regulate hosting platforms; require owners or operators to list certain property information on any hosting advertisement or post on a hosting platform; establish short-term rental registries to prohibit hosti...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2061EngrossRequires the AG and DHS to convene a study group to examine the impacts, costs, and impediments of allowing child support payments to pass through to TANF recipients and submit a report to the legislature prior to the 2022 Regular Session. (SD2)
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2253EngrossAmends the statewide traffic code to allow for the chairperson of the BLNR and county chiefs of police to designate state or county employees or contractors to issue citations for traffic violations. Effective upon approval. (SD2)
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2420EngrossClarifies the meaning of "program or activity receiving state financial assistance". Excludes cases within the scope of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act from the jurisdiction of the Hawaii civil rights commission. (SD2)
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB1529EngrossAllows student journalists at public schools to exercise freedom of speech and freedom of the press in school-sponsored media. Takes effect on 7/1/2055. (SD1)
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2020-06-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2091EngrossAllows the University of Hawaii to conduct criminal history record checks on current or prospective employees, and contractors and their employees, whose duties include ensuring security of campus facilities and persons. (SD1)
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2020-06-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2591EngrossAppropriates funds to provide DLNR with necessary resources associated with the marine 30x30 initiative, including funds for team and staff travel, strategic communication and outreach, professional facilitation, and management plan development. Effe...
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2020-06-26
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1874EngrossLowers the age at which enhanced penalties apply for crimes against seniors from sixty-two years of age to an unspecified age. Makes commission of certain criminal offenses against a senior's person or property applicable regardless of the perpetrato...
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2020-06-25
The committee on JDC deferred the measure.
HIHB2699EngrossEstablishes clean ground transportation goals for state agencies on a staggered basis until achieving a 100 per cent light-duty motor vehicle clean fleet by 12/31/2035. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-25
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1994EngrossEstablishes, and appropriates funds for, a network improvement community task force to develop a K-12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics teacher education degree for the University of Hawaii. Appropriates funds for the office of intern...
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2020-06-23
The committee on HRE deferred the measure.
HIHB2015EngrossEstablishes a pilot program within the Aina Mauna legacy program of DHHL to remove and harvest gorse from Mauna Kea and develop it as a marketable product to expand economic opportunities for native Hawaiians. Requires reports to the legislature. App...
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2020-06-23
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB159EngrossIncreases criminal penalties for anyone who knowingly keeps or maintains any structure or place for the purpose of using controlled substances or which is used for keeping or selling them in violation of controlled substance laws. Increases certain c...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB615EngrossRequires the Board of Education to invite the exclusive representative for Bargaining Unit (5) (teachers and other personnel of the Department of Education) to appoint a nonvoting public school teacher representative to the Board. Effective 7/1/2050....
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB1530EngrossEstablishes and appropriates funds for the Teacher Mentor Incentive Program within the Department of Education. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB558EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for employing lifeguards and purchasing life-saving equipment at Kua Bay in Kekaha Kai State Park on the island of Hawaii. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB1192EngrossConforms 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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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB467EngrossChanges the kupuna caregivers program allocation cap from $70 per day to $350 per week. Appropriates funds for the continued implementation of the kupuna caregivers program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB1116EngrossAmends ballot requirements to display candidates for the Board of Trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs by residency and non-residency requirements. Requires the names of the candidates in each group to be randomized on individual ballots and on...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB402EngrossRequires that all grants and contracts awarded by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs shall be subject to be individually approved by the board of trustees. Reduces the University of Hawaii's portion of receipts from the use, sale, lease, or other disposi...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB613EngrossEstablishes the state youthBuild Program to assist non-profit and public entities in applying and qualifying for federal YouthBuild Program grants. Authorizes the department of labor and industrial relations to award grants eligible non-profit or pub...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB316EngrossRequires, as a prerequisite for a vehicle to be deemed derelict, that the removal of a part must render the vehicle inoperable. Includes vehicles valued at less than $1,000 in the list of derelict vehicles that may be removed by a county or Hawaii Pu...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB1945EngrossAllocates TAT revenues into the tourism special fund and appropriates funds for the Hawaii tourism authority (HTA) and Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association to address homelessness in tourist and resort areas, subject to private matching funds. Requ...
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2020-06-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2094EngrossEstablishes an early childhood educator stipend program to be administered by the executive office on early learning to address the shortage of qualified early childhood educators in Hawaii. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2055. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2088EngrossEstablishes a working group to create a state plan to make FAFSA completion a statewide graduation requirement and an opt-out waiver for FAFSA completion by the 2022-2023 school year. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2188EngrossEstablishes a setback of one foot for every foot of height of a wind turbine from the nearest existing farm dwelling or residential dwelling unit for certain wind energy facilities in agricultural districts. Requires a study on the effects of noise p...
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2020-06-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2101EngrossRequires circuit courts to apply special sentencing considerations when sentencing a minor for a nonviolent offense. Allows the circuit courts, in their discretion, to impose a sentence up to fifty per cent shorter than the mandatory minimum or to de...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2753EngrossEstablishes the state YouthBuild Program to assist non-profit and public entities in applying and qualifying for federal YouthBuild Program grants. Authorizes DLIR to award grants to eligible non-profit or public entities to meet the matching funds r...
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2020-05-18
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2718EngrossEstablishes and appropriates funds for a climate change and human health adaptation coordinator within the department of health and related operating expenses. (SD1)
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2020-05-13
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2004EngrossAmends requirements for child passengers. Requires rear facing child safety seats for children under two years of age. Raises certain fines for violations. Effective upon approval. (SD1)
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2020-05-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2541EngrossMakes the state earned income tax credit refundable and permanent. Increases and amends the refundable food/excise tax credit by basing the amount of the credit on a taxpayer's Hawaii earned income and federal adjusted gross income. Increases minimum...
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2020-05-12
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2701EngrossRequires agencies allotted a portion of the environmental response, energy, and food security tax to consider actions in achieving the zero emissions clean economy target and climate change resilience. Requires these agencies to report on how expendi...
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2020-05-12
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1817EngrossAuthorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds and appropriates funds for deposit into the rental housing revolving fund for its authorized purposes. Takes effect on 7/1/2025. (HD2)
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB1947EngrossAppropriates funds for programs, ceremonies, and activities commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. Effective July 1, 2050. (HD1)
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2020EngrossRequires the state procurement office to establish a past performance database. Requires that the determination of certain contract awards through the procurement process consider a contractor's past performance. Appropriates funds. Effective 1/1/205...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB1955EngrossEstablishes a framework for the regulation of electric foot scooters by the State and counties. Amends definitions of "moped" to exclude electric foot scooters. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD2)
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2001EngrossAuthorizes manslaughter prosecutions for wilful and wanton disregard of the need to exercise reasonable care that results in the death of another person. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB1975EngrossRequires that any county of the State with a population greater than 500,000 adopt the recommendations of the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration and submit a report to the Legislature on steps taken to improve efficiency and revenu...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2067EngrossAmends the offense of abuse of family or household members to provide for a lesser included petty misdemeanor offense. Allows a deferred acceptance of guilty plea in cases involving misdemeanor and petty misdemeanor abuse offenses. Requires the judic...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2047EngrossEstablishes a task force within the Department of Health to identify therapies and home- and community-based care services that may benefit persons having fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, including therapies and treatments that may benefit them as a...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHR11IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Submit A Report To The Legislature On The Implementation Of The Amended Chapters 19 And 89 Of Title 8, Hawaii Administrative Rules.
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2020-03-16
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB2099EngrossAmends the description for the appropriation for the Alzheimer's disease and related dementia services coordinator in Act 127, SLH 2019. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHCR13IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Submit A Report To The Legislature On The Implementation Of The Amended Chapters 19 And 89 Of Title 8, Hawaii Administrative Rules.
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2020-03-16
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB2062EngrossEstablishes a statewide coordinator and program within DHS to address the needs of sexually exploited children. Establishes the commercial sexual exploitation of children steering committee. Requires the steering committees to submit reports to the l...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
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