Hawaii Senator Clarence Nishihara [D]

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HISR198PassEstablishing The Senate Special Investigating Committee On Covid-19.
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2020-05-28
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 05-28-20.
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
HISR35IntroRequesting 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
HISR150PassRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Formalize And Make Mandatory The Submission Of The Order For Self-quarantine, Safe Travels Application, And Interisland Declaration Forms.
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2020-05-21
Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 2).
HISR151PassRequesting The Department Of Transportation, In Collaboration With The Hawaii Tourism Authority, To Develop A Travel Restriction Notification Procedure For Adoption By Any Passenger Airline Operating In The State.
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2020-05-21
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISR174PassRequesting The Governor To Establish Advance Travel Quarantine And Statewide Stay-at-home Orders To Ensure Rapid And Effective Response To Any Resurgence Of The Coronavirus Disease 2019 In Hawaii.
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2020-05-21
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISR144PassRequesting The Hawaii Department Of Education To Develop A Strategy To Implement A Reopening Plan For The Upcoming School Year Based On Guidelines Established By The Centers For Disease Control And Prevention.
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2020-05-21
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISB2060EngrossAmends coastal zone management laws to further protect against impacts of sea level rise and coastal erosion. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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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
HISB584EngrossRequires the department of education to include source of project funding and amount of legislative appropriations used for some other purpose and the justification for such use in the information posted on the department's website relating to school...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2052EngrossAdds early childhood education teachers, including public charter school teachers, to the Hawaii educator loan program and allows the education loans of participants to be forgiven after 5 years of teaching. Establishes a cap on the total loan forgiv...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2051EngrossIncreases 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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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
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HISB2259EngrossEstablishes a workforce readiness diploma program within the department of education's community school for adults program or adult education program. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2051. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2262EngrossAmends the powers and duties of the Hawaii teacher standards board to authorize the issuance of certificates for teachers at private schools. Effective 7/1/2051. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2264EngrossIncreases the number of days by which students must apply for free or reduced lunch and replenish the student's meal fund. Prohibits serving an alternative meal to students solely for failure to pay within thirty days of the first semester of a schoo...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2417EngrossRequires the department of land and natural resources to recognize that game mammals and game birds provide a food source and play a role in native Hawaiian traditional and customary practices and that striking the right balance between the managemen...
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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
HISB2425EngrossRepeals the sunset provision of Act 196, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, making permanent the amendments to sections 514B-71(a), 514B-72(a), and 514B-161, Hawaii Revised Statutes. (SD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2275EngrossUpdates 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 7/1/2021. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2370EngrossDesignates January as "Kalaupapa Month." Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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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
HISB2337EngrossAppropriates funds to the office of the long-term care ombudsman for an unspecified number of ombudsman specialist positions. Appropriates funds. Effective 12/31/2059. (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
HISB2421EngrossRepeals the sunset provision of Act 195, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, permanently codifying the amendments to the sections 514B105, 514B-146, and 667-94, Hawaii Revised Statutes. (SD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2513EngrossIncludes use of a castration band to inhumanely neuter a dog, cat, or other pet animal, excluding caged birds, under the offense of cruelty to animals in the second degree. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Judiciary Committee
HISB2672EngrossRequires a vehicle approaching a crosswalk from the opposite direction of another vehicle stopped at that crosswalk to yield and not proceed until a pedestrian, if any, has crossed the roadway.
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2020-05-11
To House Judiciary 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
HISB2523EngrossAuthorizes the Director of Public Safety to withhold certain information regarding deaths at correctional facilities or community correctional centers. Requires the director to include in the report regarding the death that is submitted to the govern...
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2020-05-11
To House Judiciary Committee
HISB2512EngrossProhibits the owner of an animal, and the owner's employees, from performing any surgical procedure on the animal without being licensed as a veterinarian. Makes intentionally or knowingly performing any surgical procedure on a pet animal by any pers...
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2020-05-11
To House Judiciary 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
HISB3158EngrossProhibits a person from intentionally or knowingly manufacturing, importing, installing, reinstalling, distributing, selling, or offering for sale any counterfeit supplemental restraint system component, nonfunctional airbag, or airbag that does not ...
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2020-05-11
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HISR146PassUrging The Governor To Create A Color-coded Advisory System To Address The Rapidly Changing Threat Of Covid-19.
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2020-03-18
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 03-18-20.
HISB840EngrossAllows the elections commission to refer a complaint to the attorney general or county prosecutor in addition to any administrative determination and without the requirement that the commission believes the respondent has recklessly, knowingly, or in...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
HISB808EngrossAuthorizes pharmacies to accept the return of any prescription drug for disposal via collection receptacles or mail-back programs; prohibits pharmacies from redispensing returned prescription drugs or from accepting returned prescription drugs in exc...
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2020-03-16
To House Health 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
HISB2085EngrossAppropriates funds to the department of education to provide public school and public charter school students with behavior analysis services. Requires the department to seek any necessary approvals from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...
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2020-03-16
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HISB2086EngrossRequires the comptroller's annual report to the governor and the legislature to include a list of all accounts that were closed by the comptroller and a list of accounts that are still open but that are still open but serving a lapsed program or init...
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2020-03-16
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
HISB2080EngrossEstablishes a pilot project to purchase, install, and maintain emergency evacuation chairs in multi-story state buildings. Requires a report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2020-03-16
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
HISB2110EngrossRequires the family court to appoint counsel to indigent parents in foster care cases and make every effort to do so at the first hearing attended by the parent. Effective 12/31/2059. (HD1)
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
HISB2079EngrossRequires departments to submit their annual reports concerning their non-general fund accounts to the Auditor in addition to the Legislature. Requires departments to include the status of implementing any recommendations made by the Auditor, and if n...
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2020-03-16
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
HISB2224EngrossAuthorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds and appropriates moneys to finance structural improvements for Maui Memorial Medical Center. Requires matching private funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2020-03-16
To House Health 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
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
HISB2296EngrossRequires the Department of Education's existing Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) working group to create a state plan to make completion of the FAFSA or an opt-out waiver a statewide graduation requirement by the 2022-2023 school year...
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2020-03-16
To House Lower and Higher Education 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
HISB2420EngrossAuthorizes manslaughter prosecutions of persons who cause the death of another person by recklessly operating a motor vehicle with .08 or more grams of alcohol per two hundred ten liters of breath or .08 or more grams of alcohol per one hundred milli...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
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