Hawaii Representative Chris Lee [D]

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HIHB1105IntroEffective 1/1/2020, prohibits approval of new underground injection wells other than sewage wastewater wells where no alternative means of disposal is available. Effective 1/1/2025, prohibits approval of new underground injection wells in any circums...
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2019-12-01
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB319IntroAmends the conveyance tax by adding a fee schedule for foreign entity-owned investment properties sold within five years.
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2019-12-01
To House Finance Committee
HIHB244IntroAppropriates funds to the Executive Office on Early Learning for equipment and furniture. (HB244 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To House Finance Committee
HIHB907IntroExempts changes and improvements to existing portions of the Waianae coast emergency access road within the Waianae district of Oahu from environmental assessment requirements under chapter 343, Hawaii Revised Statutes.
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2019-12-01
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB291IntroAuthorizes the counties to adopt ordinances to legalize marijuana cultivation, possession, sale, transfer, and use, for persons over the age of twenty-one. Clarifies that medical use of cannabis laws and penal code provisions pertaining to drug and i...
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2019-12-01
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1482IntroProposes amendments to the Constitution of the State of Hawaii to permit the State to manage beach resources statewide and in perpetuity.
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2019-12-01
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB611IntroProposes a constitutional amendment to lower the qualifying age of voters for any state or local election to seventeen years of age.
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2019-12-01
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB705IntroAdds the impounding of a vehicle as a punishment for any vehicle used in the commission of illegal disposal of solid waste.
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2019-12-01
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB569IntroIncreases the maximum civil penalty for littering from $500 to $1,000. Increases the maximum fine for the offense of criminal littering from $1,000 to $5,000.
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2019-12-01
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB317IntroEstablishes a pilot program for a low- or no-cost daycare for children of working parents. Appropriates funds.
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2019-12-01
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB37IntroAllows the use of medical cannabis to treat opioid use, substance use, and withdrawal symptoms resulting from the treatment of those conditions or a medical condition that is normally treated with a prescription medication that could lead to physical...
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2019-12-01
To House Health Committee
HIHB766EngrossEstablishes a task force within the Judiciary to review allowing service of notice and process by electronic mail in civil and administrative proceedings. (SD1)
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2019-12-01
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1281IntroProhibits the confinement of specified animals in a cruel manner and prohibits business owners and operators from selling those animals. Prohibits slaughtering cats and dogs for human consumption to conform to federal law.
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2019-12-01
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB550EngrossAmends the definition of renewable portfolio standard to be a percentage of electrical energy generation, rather than sales. Effective 7/1/2100. (SD1)
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2019-12-01
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HIHB1447EngrossRequires the Department of Health to establish a culturally competent Palliative Care Pilot Program to promote public education on palliative care and establish home- or community-based palliative care projects. (HB1447 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HIHB1416EngrossEstablishes a Suicide Prevention Commission to develop a strategic plan to reduce suicides within Hawaii's correctional system. Appropriates moneys to the Department of Health to develop a centralized assessment and treatment program. (SD1)
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2019-12-01
Carried over to 2020 Regular Session.
HIHB1382EngrossProhibits campaign fundraising on the property of persons that have accepted legislatively appropriated funds that exceed an unspecified aggregate value or received or rendered services to the State. (HB1382 HD2)
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2019-12-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB853IntroEstablishes penalties and fines for the knowing capture, taking, possession, abuse, entanglement, or killing of sharks in state marine waters. Expands existing prohibition on knowingly capturing or killing manta rays to include all rays and to includ...
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2019-12-01
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB799EngrossEstablishes a wind resistive device tax credit for the purchase and installation of wind resistive devices in a non-condominium residential dwelling. Requires the Insurance Commissioner to develop and determine the requirements for the wind resistive...
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2019-12-01
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB887EngrossIncludes certain spirits-based beverages in the definition of cooler beverage. Repeals the definition of draft beer. Applies the same tax rate to all beer. Effective 1/1/2020. (SD1)
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2019-12-01
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB200EngrossProhibits specified trolleys, pulleys, cables, or running lines designed to attach a dog to two stationary objects in a configuration that endangers the dog, including by depriving the dog of sustenance. Prohibits tethering or restraining a dog under...
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2019-12-01
Carried over to 2020 Regular Session.
HIHB1379IntroBeginning on 1/1/2020, requires that any person who is eligible to vote and applies for a new or renewed motor vehicle driver's license, provisional license, instruction permit, limited purpose driver's license, limited purpose provisional driver's l...
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2019-12-01
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB369IntroProvides that the legislature shall have standing to intervene in any court proceeding involving a claim based upon a constitutional or statutory provision.
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2019-12-01
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1346EngrossProhibits the suspension or expulsion of children participating in the Executive Office on Early Learning's Public Prekindergarten Program, except under limited circumstances. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-12-01
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB462EngrossExempts residence or occupancy in a structure or on property directly controlled, owned, or managed by the Department of Agriculture from the Residential Landlord-Tenant Code. (SD1)
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2019-12-01
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1448IntroEstablishes a working group to evaluate current behavioral health care and related system gaps related to the continuum of care for persons experiencing substance abuse, mental health conditions, and homelessness. Makes an appropriation. (HB1448 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1350EngrossProvides funding for the operations of the Campaign Spending Commission for the fiscal biennium beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2021. Effective 7/1/2030. (SD1)
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2019-12-01
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB626EngrossRequires vacancies in the office of United States Representative to be filled by special election that is conducted using ranked choice voting. (SD2)
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2019-12-01
Carried over to 2020 Regular Session.
HIHB549EngrossRequires new developments to plan for the impacts of projected sea level rise and prohibits development in areas significantly affected by projected sea level rise. Amends policies and objectives related to coastal zone management to reduce residenti...
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2019-12-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1284IntroLimits the State's preemption of local ordinances that regulate the sale of cigarettes, tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices to allow the counties to enact ordinances more protective of public health than state law. (HB1284 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To House Health Committee
HIHB620IntroProposes a constitutional amendment to change the Board of Education back to an elected board. (HB620 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1271IntroEstablishes a Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform in the Governor's Office to develop sentencing and corrections policies to reduce the State's incarcerated population, reduce correctional spending, increase public safety, and reduce...
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2019-12-01
To House Public Safety, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee
HIHB424IntroProhibits the Department of Public Safety from using for-profit prisons to house inmates by 2035.
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2019-12-01
To House Public Safety, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee
HIHB1486IntroRequires an applicant to successfully complete a firearms safety or training course within thirty days before applying for or renewing a license to carry a concealed or unconcealed weapon. Repeals the ban on electric guns.
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2019-12-01
To House Public Safety, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee
HIHB559IntroRequires that, effective January 1, 2020, 25% of parking stalls for all residential multi-family buildings that have twenty or more parking stalls and commercial buildings that have forty or more parking stalls are electric vehicle charger ready.
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2019-12-01
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB794IntroRequires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to establish the Hauula Beach Park Marine Life Conservation District.
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2019-12-01
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1234IntroRequires an application for motor vehicle registration to include additional identifying information. Authorizes the counties to assess a fine against the legal or registered owner of a vehicle deemed abandoned. Requires the legal or registered owner...
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2019-12-01
To House Finance Committee
HIHB597IntroRequires a mandatory manual recount of election ballots in any election for any office when the margin of victory is equal to or less than one-half of one per cent of the ballots cast. Makes an appropriation.
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2019-12-01
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB906IntroRestores basic adult dental health benefits to Medicaid enrollees. Appropriates funds for this purpose.
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2019-12-01
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB131EngrossLegalizes hemp to the extent legalized under federal law. Requires the Chairperson of the Board of Agriculture to prepare and submit a proposed state plan to monitor and regulate hemp production, including commercial production and research, to the f...
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2019-12-01
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HIHB707IntroRemoves the capacity to bring an action based upon unfair or deceptive acts or practices from condominium associations in which individuals own fifty per cent or fewer of the units in the project.
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2019-12-01
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB391EngrossEstablishes restrictions on the participation in political activities of certain state employees and officers. Imposes penalties for violations. Takes effect 1/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-12-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB795IntroRequires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to establish the Laniakea Beach Marine Life Conservation District. Prohibits certain ocean recreation activities within the District.
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2019-12-01
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1594IntroAppropriates funds to increase the number of residential beds available for those experiencing mental health crisis. Gives the department of health the funds to expand these programs to all counties.
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2019-12-01
To House Health Committee
HIHB137IntroShort form bill relating to the judiciary.
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2019-12-01
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB931EngrossProhibits landlords from recovering possession of a dwelling unit from tenants if habitability of the premises is significantly impaired. Sets a tenant's liability for rent if habitability of the premises is significantly impaired. Provides remedies ...
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2019-12-01
Carried over to 2020 Regular Session.
HIHB1191EngrossProvides an income tax credit for qualifying small businesses to offset the increase in the minimum hourly wage 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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2019-12-01
Carried over to 2020 Regular Session.
HIHB847IntroEstablishes the Ocean-friendly Capitol Program to encourage offices within the State Capitol to commit to ocean-friendly practices. Appropriates funds for the installation of ocean-friendly measures in the State Capitol. (HB847 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To House Legislative Management Committee
HIHB1488EngrossRequires DAGS, in consultation with the Legislature and appropriate agencies, to develop and implement an enhanced security plan for the State Capitol. Appropriates funds to DAGS for enhanced security measures and security improvements, including veh...
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2019-12-01
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HIHB563IntroProhibits the issuance of covered source air permits for coal-burning electricity generation facilities after 2022. Prohibits the approval of a new, modified, or renewed power purchase agreement for electricity generated from coal. (HB563 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
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