Hawaii Representative David Tarnas [D]

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HIHB1846EnrollRequires and establishes deadlines for all state facilities with an area of 10,000 square feet and over, except facilities at Aloha Stadium, to implement all cost-effective energy efficiency measures. Provides that certain agencies that perform energ...
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2020-08-31
Notice of Intent to veto dated 08-31-20 (Gov. Msg. No. 1119)
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.
HIHB917EngrossRequires the attorney general of the State of Hawaii, on behalf of the Department of Education, to institute proceedings to acquire certain land owned by the Mililani Town Association by voluntary action or condemnation. Effective upon approval. (SD1...
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2020-07-10
Deferred one day.
HIHB1912EnrollEstablishes the Pacific international space center for exploration systems within the department of business, economic development, and tourism for administrative purposes. Amends the composition of the board of directors of the Pacific international...
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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.
HIHB2097EnrollAuthorizes the Department of Health to consider processes that may allow cannabis or manufactured cannabis products that fail testing to be remediated. Allows the Department of Health to allow licensed dispensaries to provide educational and scientif...
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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.
HIHB2183EnrollIncreases the Hula Mae Multifamily Revenue Bond authorization ceiling amount to continue financing affordable rental housing statewide. (SD2)
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2425EnrollAmends the definition of "domestic abuse" under Hawaii's insurance laws and laws relating to domestic abuse protective orders to include coercive control between family or household members. Defines "coercive control". (SD1)
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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.
HIHCR147EngrossUrging The Board Of Land And Natural Resources To Dispose Of The Long-term Water Rights Leases For Hawaiian Electric's Non-consumptive Water Use Along The Wailuku River By Direct Negotiation And Provide Guidance On Determining The Value Of The Annual...
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2020-07-10
This measure has been deferred.
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).
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).
HIHB2457EngrossBans the sale of flavored tobacco products. Prohibits mislabeling of e-liquid products containing nicotine. Establishes fines and penalties for violations. Authorizes a court to impose, as a penalty on a person eighteen to twenty-one years of age who...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2610EngrossAllows a narrow hearsay exception for non-testimonial statements made by domestic violence victims to certain government officials within 24 hours of an incident of domestic violence and prior to the arrest of the defendant, as long as the statement ...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2709EngrossRequires a personal representative of a decedent appointed under the Uniform Probate Code to notify the police department of the appropriate county of any and all firearms in an estate. Requires the police department to certify that all registered fi...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB1469EngrossEstablishes a state income tax deduction for eligible contributions made to any college savings program under section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2020. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2020-07-06
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2192EngrossIncreases the maximum area for each agricultural shade cloth structure, cold frame, and greenhouse that could qualify the structure for an exemption from building permit and building code requirements. Adds language granting county enforcement author...
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2020-07-06
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 379).
HIHB2102EngrossEstablishes a hemp processor registry for hemp-derived products that consists of labeling and independent laboratory testing to ensure products do not contain contaminants unfit for human consumption. Prohibits hemp processors, distributors, and reta...
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2020-07-02
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
HIHR127IntroUrging The Board Of Land And Natural Resources To Dispose Of The Long-term Water Rights Leases For Hawaiian Electric's Non-consumptive Water Use Along The Wailuku River By Direct Negotiation And Provide Guidance On Determining The Value Of The Annual...
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2020-06-30
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1880EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for the operations of the Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission and for 2 full-time equivalent positions to support the Commission. Appropriates funds to the Kahoolawe island reserve co...
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2020-06-26
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1901EngrossIncludes any count department of the prosecuting attorney in the definition of "law enforcement officer". Requires the law enforcement standards board to review and recommend policies regarding the use of force and receive and investigate complaints ...
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2020-06-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2211EngrossProvides that a single commercial marine vessel license satisfies the licensure requirement for all persons aboard the licensed vessel. Requires any person who provides fishing charter services to obtain a commercial marine license. Effective 7/1/205...
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2020-06-26
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2207EngrossRequires the office of planning to conduct a land use study for Hauula, Oahu, that assesses the viability and cost of maintaining the transit corridor. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-26
To Senate Ways and Means 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
HIHB1844EngrossCreates the clean energy and energy efficiency revolving loan fund under the administration of the Hawaii Green Infrastructure Authority. Repeals the building energy efficiency revolving loan fund. Appropriates funds. (SD1)
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2020-06-24
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
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
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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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB1146EngrossRequires procurement officers to complete past performance evaluations of contractors. Requires past performance to be considered in all sole source procurement and any competitive contracts that exceeds the small purchase threshold. Establishes an i...
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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).
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).
HIHB1193EngrossAmends the income tax credit for expenses for household and dependent care services necessary for gainful employment by changing the taxpayer's applicable percentage of employment-related expenses that constitutes the tax credit and cap amount. Effec...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB469EngrossRequires health insurance policies and contracts issued after 12/31/19 to provide coverage for the cost of hearing aids at a minimum of $1,500 per hearing aid for each hearing-impaired ear every thirty-six months in their base plans. Exempts mandator...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB1394EngrossAuthorizes any county with a population equal to or less than 500,000 that adopts a county surcharge on state tax ordinance to use the surcharges received from the State for infrastructure and public safety. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB765EngrossRequires incorporation of sea level rise projections in all new plans and updates to existing state plans generated under the Hawaii State Planning Act and the plans of the Public Utilities Commission. Appropriates funds for the facilitation of stake...
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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).
HIHB838EngrossExempts an eleemosynary organization that meets certain conditions and intends to engage in a public works project or operation involving the installation or maintenance of a mooring system for vessels under one hundred gross tons from licensure and ...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB1274EngrossEstablishes a collective bargaining unit for graduate student assistants employed by the University of Hawaii. Effective 1/1/2051. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB1343EngrossProvides grandparents with 1 week of family leave to care for a grandchild with a serious health condition. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB486EngrossPermits persons convicted of certain prostitution offenses to file a motion to vacate the conviction if the defendant is not convicted of another offense under the Penal Code within three years of the prostitution offense. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
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).
HIHB295EngrossAmends the definition of domestic abuse under Hawaii's insurance laws and domestic abuse protective order statutes to include emotional abuse between family or household members. Defines emotional abuse. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
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
HIHB1996EngrossRequires the BOE to include evaluation of the most current strategic plan indicators as a component of the superintendent of education's annual performance evaluation. Requires improvements in at least one-half of those indicators for any salary incr...
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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
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