Hawaii Senator Chris Lee [D]

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HISB157PassAuthorizes the issuance of a civil license to solemnize marriage and allows solemnization by any individual at least eighteen years of age. (CD1)
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2021-07-07
Act 211, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1339).
HISB474PassRequires that mandatory seller disclosures in real estate transactions include identification of residential real properties lying within the sea level rise exposure area. Takes effect 5/1/22. (CD1)
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2021-07-07
Act 179, on 07/02/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1307).
HISB512PassRemoves the $10 per visit per day cap on the dollar-for-dollar match received by supplemental nutrition assistance program beneficiaries under the Hawaii healthy food incentive program, also known as the double up food bucks program. Specifies that h...
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2021-07-07
Act 177, on 07/02/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1305).
HISB764PassAdds a permanent commercial driver's license disqualification for a commercial driver's license or commercial learner's permit holder who is convicted of a felony involving severe forms of trafficking in persons, without the possibility of reinstatem...
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2021-07-07
Act 215, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1343).
HISB765PassEstablishes sentencing guidelines for highly intoxicated drivers. Requires that ignition interlock devices be installed on all vehicles operated by a person upon license revocation. Increases the license revocation period and extends the applicable l...
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2021-07-07
Act 216, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1344).
HISB1329PassRequires procurement protests to be addressed as expeditiously as possible. Establishes time limits to resolve certain procurement protests. Amends the cash or protest bond amount for parties initiating administrative proceedings for review of certai...
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2021-07-07
Act 224, 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1352).
HISB153VetoEstablishes the Hawaii impaired driving council to establish comprehensive strategies for preventing and reducing impaired driving. (CD1)
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2021-07-06
Vetoed on 07/06/2021 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1294).
HISB140VetoDefines transit-oriented development zone. Establishes the transit-oriented zone development improvement board. Requires the transit-oriented zone development improvement board to develop a transit-oriented development zone improvement program to fos...
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2021-07-06
Vetoed on 07/06/2021 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1293).
HISB242PassRequires that public and charter schools offer education in computer science. Requires annual reports. (CD1)
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2021-07-02
Act 158, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1260).
HISB244PassExpands liability protection for donors to include donations of food and similar donations made to needy persons by organizations. Authorizes the donation of expired food when the donor reasonably believes in good faith that the food remains fit for ...
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2021-07-02
Act 159, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1261).
HISB367PassWaives the requirement for section 401 water quality certification for certain small-scale beach restoration projects authorized by the department of land and natural resources. (CD1)
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2021-07-02
Act 162, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1264).
HISB348PassUpdates the federal law reference to standards established by the United States Food and Drug Administration regarding product quality standards for bottled water. Repeals the requirement that noncarbonated bottled water be transported, stored, proce...
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2021-07-02
Act 161, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1263).
HISB345PassBans the import for profit, sale, and offer for sale of any cosmetic in the State if the final product or any component of the final product was developed or manufactured using animal testing performed on or after 1/1/2022 in a cruel manner. Effectiv...
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2021-07-02
Act 160, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1262).
HISB516PassBeginning 7/1/2022, requires the state board for career and technical education to oversee and review annually certain statewide processes, requirements, and rules related to the student attainment of industry-recognized credentials. Requires an annu...
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2021-07-02
Act 163, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1265).
HISB936PassAuthorizes the department of health to disseminate information on seizure first aid. Authorizes employers to disseminate information on seizure first aid provided by the department of health to their employees at the employer's workplace. Sunsets 6/3...
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2021-07-02
Act 150, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1252).
HISB336PassAmends the maximum amount that the Chairperson of the Board of Agriculture is authorized to approve for agricultural loans and aquacultural loans not to exceed $50,000 of state funds, rather than $25,000. (CD1)
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2021-07-01
Act 136, on 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1238).
HISB651PassRenames Kahului Airport Access Road on Maui as the Mayor Elmer F. Cravalho Way. (HD1)
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2021-07-01
Act 134, on 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1236).
HISB1402PassRequires the department of transportation to create motor vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian highway and pathway networks. Creates annual reporting requirements. (CD1)
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2021-07-01
Act 131, on 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1233).
HISB159PassMakes an application for voter registration part of all state identification card and driver's license applications. Requires qualified applicants to choose to be registered to vote. Requires updating of names and addresses of qualified applicants wh...
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2021-06-29
Act 126, on 06/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1228).
HISB151PassReplaces the term "accident" with "collision" for purposes of certain provisions of the statewide traffic code. (CD1)
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2021-06-29
Act 124, on 06/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1226).
HISB1421PassCreates a dual use technology task force within the department of business, economic development, and tourism to explore how dual use technology can be used to promote economic recovery and diversify the State's economy. Requires the task force to su...
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2021-06-29
Act 121, on 06/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1223).
HISB766PassAllows a penalty of up to $5,000 for the fourth or subsequent violations of the motor carrier law within one calendar year. (CD1)
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2021-06-28
Act 104, on 06/25/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1206).
HISB696PassExtends the date on which the temporary commission on the thirteenth festival of pacific arts shall cease to exist to August 31, 2025. Permits less than a quorum of commission members to discuss matters relating to official board business outside a c...
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2021-06-28
Act 103, on 06/25/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1205).
HISB828PassGrants exclusive original jurisdiction in matters of divorce to the family court of the circuit in which an applicant is domiciled at the time the application is filed. Repeals the requirement that a person be domiciled or physically present in the S...
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2021-06-25
Act 069, on 06/24/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1171).
HISB793PassRepeals the exemption of individuals with disabilities from minimum wage requirements. (CD1)
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2021-06-21
Act 055, 06/16/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1155).
HISB697PassDesignates January of each year as "Kalaupapa Month". (CD1)
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2021-06-21
Act 052, 06/16/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1152).
HISR8PassConvening A Task Force To Address Implementation Of Hawaii's State Law Corollary To Title Ix To Strengthen Hawaii's Efforts To End Campus-based Sexual Violence And Gender Discrimination.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR44PassUrging Members Of The United States Congress To Enact Federal Legislation Granting Statehood To The People Of Washington, D.c.
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2021-06-21
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HISR45PassRequesting The Department Of Education To Convene A Working Group To Create A Model Statewide School Policy On Student Suicide Prevention, Intervention, And Postvention In Grades K-12.
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2021-06-21
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HISR48PassCondemning And Denouncing All Forms Of Anti-asian Sentiment And All Acts Of Racism, Xenophobia, Intolerance, Discrimination, Hate Crime, And Hate Speech Against Asian Americans And Asian Individuals In The United States And Requesting The Hawaii Civi...
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2021-06-21
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HISCR66PassCondemning And Denouncing All Forms Of Anti-asian Sentiment And All Acts Of Racism, Xenophobia, Intolerance, Discrimination, Hate Crime, And Hate Speech Against Asian Americans And Asian Individuals In The United States And Requesting The Hawaii Civi...
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2021-06-21
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HISR52PassRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Sunrise Analysis On Licensing And/or Certification Of Community Health Workers.
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2021-06-21
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HISR49PassRecognizing October 4 Through October 8, 2021, As Digital Inclusion Week In The State Of Hawaii.
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2021-06-21
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HISR61PassUrging The Department Of Education To Include The Teaching Of Financial Literacy In The Existing Personal Transition Plan Course Requirement For Each Student.
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2021-06-21
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HISR63PassUrging The Department Of Education To Use Coronavirus Aid, Relief, And Economic Security Act And Coronavirus Response And Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act Monies To Retain Teachers And Prevent Furloughs.
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2021-06-21
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HISR60PassRequesting That The Year 2022 Be Designated As The Year Of The Limu.
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2021-06-21
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HISR67PassSupporting And Adopting The Goals Set Forth In The Digital Equity Declaration For Hawaii Adopted By The Broadband Hui.
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2021-06-21
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HISR76PassRequesting The Convening Of A Retirement Savings Program Task Force To Assess The Feasibility Of Establishing A Hawaii Retirement Savings Program For Private Sector Employees Without Access To Employer-sponsored Retirement Plans.
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2021-06-21
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HISR71PassRequesting The Department Of Agriculture To Consider Amending The Eligibility Qualifications And Lease Terms For Its Agricultural Lots To Aid Small Farm Businesses.
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2021-06-21
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HISR126PassRequesting The Auditor To Assess The Social And Financial Effects Of Requiring Health Insurers To Provide Coverage For Health Care Services Related To Gender Transition Treatments.
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2021-06-21
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HISR116PassRequesting The Department Of The Attorney General To Propose Legislation That Criminalizes Any Acts By Eligible Public Officials, Including Local Law Enforcement That Violate Their Oaths To Uphold The United States Constitution And Hawaii State Const...
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2021-06-21
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HISR88PassRequesting The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency To Convene A Task Force To Study And Identify Appropriate Stockpile Storage Facility Options To Store And Distribute Emergency Supplies In The State Of Hawaii.
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2021-06-21
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HISCR102PassAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Perpetual, Non-exclusive Easement Covering Portions Of State Submerged Lands At Maunalua, Oahu, Hawaii, For The Construction And Maintenance Of A Rock Groin To Slow The Rate Of Sediment Deposition Into The Entrance Chann...
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2021-06-21
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HISR118PassUrging The Department Of Education To Coordinate With The Department Of Commerce And Consumer Affairs To Implement A Graduation Requirement Of At Least A Half Credit In Financial Literacy During The Junior Year Or Senior Year.
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2021-06-21
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HISR119PassEncouraging The Governor To Maintain Teachers And School-level Personnel As Essential Workers During A Pandemic When Contemplating Emergency Furloughs And Layoffs.
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2021-06-21
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HISR85PassUrging The Department Of Public Safety To Increase Its Investment In Comprehensive Offender Reentry Training Programs For Individuals Exiting Correctional Facilities.
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2021-06-21
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HISCR108PassUrging The Department Of Public Safety To Increase Its Investment In Comprehensive Offender Reentry Training Programs For Individuals Exiting Correctional Facilities.
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2021-06-21
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HISR120PassRequesting The State Auditor To Perform An Audit Of The Department Of Education's Office Of Curriculum And Instructional Design.
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2021-06-21
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HISR115PassRequesting That The United States Congress Pass A Law That Criminalizes Any Act By A Current Or Former Law Enforcement Officer, Military Personnel, Or Politician That Is Contrary To Their Oath To Uphold The Constitution.
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2021-06-21
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HISR125PassRequesting The Department Of Education To Create A Landscape Management Plan With Goals To Increase Tree Canopies On Public School Grounds, Document Existing Inventory And Talent, And Identify Additional Resources Required To Implement And Sustain Th...
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2021-06-21
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