Hawaii Senator Chris Lee [D]

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HISB152PassAmends requirements for the restraint of child passengers. Requires a rear-facing child passenger restraint system with harness for children under two years of age. Repeals exceptions for compliance. Raises certain fines for violations. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 122, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1223).
HISB339PassExtends the period during which the important agricultural land qualified agricultural cost tax credit is available. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2021. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 139, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1240).
HISB2081PassEstablishes the Department of Education Commercial Enterprises Revolving Fund for funds to be expended in the operation of commercial enterprises by the Department of Education. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 145, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1246).
HISB2144PassRequires the Office of Enterprise Technology Services, in consultation with the Disability and Communication Access Board and a working group composed of stakeholders, to develop and publish, and periodically review and update, electronic information...
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2022-06-27
Act 172, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1273).
HISB2076VetoRequires University of Hawaii and the Hawaii Broadband and Digital Equity Office (Office) to convene a working group to determine the appropriate governance structure to operate, maintain, and oversee broadband assets. Appropriates funds for three fu...
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2022-06-27
Vetoed on 06-29-22 (Gov. Msg. No. 1331), line-item appropriations veto.
HISB2008PassClarifies that the State and counties may only be held jointly and severally liable for acts or omissions relating to a condemned road that occurred after condemnation. Allows the State and counties to apply flexibility in highway design. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 123, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1224).
HISB2359PassRequires the University of Hawaii to establish K-12 expanded teaching cohort programs in each county for students who are pursuing undergraduate degrees in education. Requires interim reports to the legislature prior to the regular sessions of 2023, ...
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2022-06-27
Act 141, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1242).
HISB2290PassBeginning 7/1/2022, bans the manufacture of a personal care product, except a non-prescription drug, that contains plastic microbeads. Beginning 7/1/2023, bans the sale or offer for sale of a personal care product, except a non-prescription drug, tha...
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2022-06-27
Act 156, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1257).
HISB2600PassBeginning 7/1/2022, prohibits issuance of permits for future large capacity underground storage tank systems mauka of the underground injection control line. Beginning 7/1/2022, prohibits operation of, and renewal of permits for, large capacity under...
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2022-06-27
Act 157, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1258).
HISB2679PassExtends the renewal period from two years to four years for licensees who are seventy-two years of age or older but younger than eighty years of age. Takes effect 1/1/2023. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 159, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1260).
HISB2720PassAllows new electric vehicle charging stations and certain upgrades having a single port to qualify for a rebate. Removes the $500,000 cap on the electric vehicle charging station rebate program. Specifies that no rebates shall be approved after avail...
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2022-06-27
Act 202, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1303).
HISB2826PassEstablishes a career development success program within the Department of Education to provide financial incentives for participating public high schools to encourage students enrolled in grades nine through twelve to enroll in and successfully compl...
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2022-06-27
Act 143, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1244).
HISB2819PassRepeals sections 302A-624(c) and 302A-627(a), HRS. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 146, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1247).
HISB2822PassAuthorizes the Department of Education to offer optional asthma education instruction to students and provide asthma training to teachers and other department employees who interact with students. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 147, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1248).
HISB2893PassEstablishes a one-year school supply subsidy pilot program at all schools composed entirely of students eligible for participation in Title I, Part A, of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act. Approp...
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2022-06-27
Act 142, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1243).
HISB2808PassAppropriates funds to the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation for the State Small Business Credit Initiative Program. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 192, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1293).
HISB2857PassEstablishes within the Department of Human Services, a five-year Child Wellness Incentive Pilot Program that pays $50 to each state medicaid benefit recipient for each completed well-child examination of that recipient parent's child. Requires the De...
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2022-06-27
Act 127, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1228).
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Requires the Director of Transportation to adopt rules to require tour aircraft operations to report details of each flight taken by the tour aircraft operation on a monthly basis. Establishes the Air Noise and Safety Task Force. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HISB3379PassAppropriates funds for a ports-of-entry biosecurity program. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 138, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1239).
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Establishes long-term goals for zero emissions transportation in Hawaii and abroad to reduce and eliminate transportation emissions. Establishes the interisland transportation working group. Establishes the electric vehicle sales growth working group...
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HISB3357PassRequires certain departments and agencies to provide grants to tax-exempt nonprofit organizations that have experience and expertise in supporting and advancing Native Hawaiian communities. Makes appropriations. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 195, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1296).
HISB2821PassRequires the Department of Education to provide menstrual products free of charge to all students on all public school campuses. (CD1)
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2022-06-21
Act 113, on 06/20/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1213).
HISB2136PassProhibits juror exclusion based on gender identity or expression. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 040, on 06/16/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1140).
HISB2163PassMakes negligent homicide in the first degree a class A felony if the person causes the death of another by operating a vehicle in a negligent manner while under the influence of drugs or alcohol and the person has prior convictions for operating a ve...
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2022-06-17
Act 048, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1148).
HISB2162PassEstablishes ranked-choice voting for special federal elections and special elections of vacant county council seats. Effective 1/1/2023. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 047, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1147).
HISB2202PassDesignates the month of April of each year as the State's Volunteer Month; provided that the month is not construed as a state holiday. Takes effect 7/1/2022. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 081, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1181).
HISB2185PassRequires the auditor of fireworks and articles pyrotechnic records for each county fire department to submit to the Legislature an annual report detailing inventory, recordkeeping, and sales of fireworks to license or permit holders. Effective 1/1/20...
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2022-06-17
Act 049, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1149).
HISB2279PassRegulates the purchase of catalytic converters by used motor vehicle parts dealers and palladium, platinum, and rhodium by scrap dealers and recyclers. Subjects persons who violate related provisions to a class C felony. Establishes the felony offens...
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2022-06-17
Act 088, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1188).
HISB2379PassAuthorizes the Special Enforcement Section of the Department of Taxation to examine any sector of Hawaii's economy, initiate civil investigations, use enforcement and education to deter and prevent non-compliance with tax laws, and refer and recommen...
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2022-06-17
Act 079, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1179).
HISB2475PassClarifies that amounts received or accrued for stevedoring services, wharfage, and demurrage services are exempt under the general excise tax law. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 080, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1180).
HISB2695PassEstablishes a blockchain and cryptocurrency task force. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 070, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1170).
HISB2670PassEstablishes the Hawaii state lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, plus commission to provide for a statewide program, on a permanent and continuing basis, on the status of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, plus individuals in Hawaii....
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2022-06-17
Act 041, on 06/16/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1141).
HISB2798PassAuthorizes the Hawaii Board of Veterinary Medicine to grant temporary courtesy and relief permits for out-of-state veterinarians. Permits licensed veterinarians to practice veterinarian telemedicine. Creates a permit surcharge. Allows for internation...
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2022-06-17
Act 071, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1171).
HISB2923PassIncreases the generally applicable fine and the fine for homeowner liability under the Fireworks Control Act from $2,000 to $5,000. Effective 7/1/2022. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 104, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1204).
HISB2768PassAuthorizes the Governor to designate the Department of Land and Natural Resources to administer or enter into an agreement for the administration of a green jobs youth corps to provide temporary work and training opportunities in the fields of natura...
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2022-06-13
Act 033, on 06/08/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1133).
HISB2767PassProvides funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to support the deployment, replacement, and maintenance of fish aggregation devices. (CD1)
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2022-06-13
Act 034, on 06/08/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1134).
HISR61PassRequesting The Department Of Agriculture To Submit A Report On Pesticide Inspections Conducted Within The Past Five Years And Strengthen Statewide Enforcement Of Restricted Use Pesticide Violations.
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2022-06-06
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06/06/22.
HISR84PassRequesting The Hawaii State Energy Office To Engage The United States Department Of Energy To Establish A Permanent Presence Within The State Of Hawaii.
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2022-06-06
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06/06/22.
HISR86PassRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Increase Local Funding For Metropolitan Planning Organizations And To Pursue Further Funding Opportunities Under The Federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
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2022-06-06
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06/06/22.
HISCR102PassRequesting The Office Of The Auditor To Conduct A Performance Audit Of The Child Welfare Services Branch Of The Department Of Human Services.
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2022-06-06
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06/06/22.
HISR124PassUrging The State Sustainability Coordinator To Work With The State And County Film Offices To Develop Protocols To Ensure That Film And Television Productions In Hawaii Are Utilizing Sustainable Practices.
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2022-06-06
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06/06/22.
HISR91PassRequesting The Hawaii State Energy Office To Convene A Working Group To Examine Issues And Barriers To The Installation Of Electric Vehicle Charging Systems In Multi-unit Dwellings And Make Recommendations Regarding Changes To Statutes, Rules, And Ot...
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2022-06-06
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06/06/22.
HISR155PassRequesting The Department Of Accounting And General Services To Fund The Establishment Of One Full-time Equivalent Program Director Position, One Full-time Staff Member Position, And Costs Necessary To Establish A Full-time State Building Code Counci...
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2022-06-06
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HISR132PassRequesting The Convening Of A Task Force To Determine How The Department Of Transportation Can Better Address The Rapidly Escalating Costs Of Transportation In Hawaii.
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2022-06-06
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HISR90PassRequesting The Office Of The Auditor To Update Its Child Welfare Services Branch Assessment Standard Pursuant To House Concurrent Resolution No. 165, Regular Session Of Hawaii 2010.
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2022-06-06
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06/06/22.
HISR130PassRequesting The Director Of Transportation To Convene A Task Force On Green Transportation And Public Infrastructure.
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2022-06-06
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06/06/22.
HISCR215PassRequesting The University Of Hawaii To Investigate And Address The Feasibility And Accessibility Of Developing And Implementing A Nursing Program At Honolulu Community College.
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2022-06-06
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HISCR140PassUrging The State Sustainability Coordinator To Work With The State And County Film Offices To Develop Protocols To Ensure That Film And Television Productions In Hawaii Are Utilizing Sustainable Practices.
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2022-06-06
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06/06/22.
HISR133PassRequesting The Public Utilities Commission, In Collaboration With The Department Of Commerce And Consumer Affairs' Division Of Consumer Advocacy, To Convene A Working Group To Create A Hawaii Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program To Assist Low-in...
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2022-06-06
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06/06/22.
HISR126PassUrging The Government Of Hawaii To Establish A Safe Routes To School Advisory Group To Develop A Comprehensive Statewide Safe Routes To School Strategic Plan.
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2022-06-06
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06/06/22.
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