Hawaii Representative Daynette Morikawa [D]

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HIHB1179PassEstablishes a pilot program within the Aina Mauna legacy program of the department of Hawaiian home lands to remove and harvest gorse from Mauna Kea and develop it as a marketable product to expand economic opportunities for native Hawaiians. Require...
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2022-06-27
Act 204, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1305).
HIHB1517PassDirects the department of agriculture to conduct an independent study to assess the economic impact on local coffee farmers and the local coffee industry from potential changes to coffee labeling requirements. Appropriates funds for the independent s...
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2022-06-27
Act 222, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1323).
HIHB1640PassChanges the Electronic Waste and Television Recycling and Recovery Act to the Electronic Device Recycling and Recovery Act. Establishes electronic device manufacturer recycling goals and record keeping and reporting requirements for manufacturers and...
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2022-06-27
Act 151, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1252).
HIHB1672PassExpands the purpose and rationale for which counties may create special improvement districts to include environmental research, restoration, and maintenance; natural resource management; and natural hazard mitigation to improve environmental conditi...
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2022-06-27
Act 208, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1309).
HIHB1741PassRequires the department of human services to work with the department of public safety, family reunification working group, and other entities serving children and families affected by parental incarceration to establish a pilot visitation and family...
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2022-06-27
Act 125, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1226).
HIHB1885PassEstablishes a chief data officer and data task force within the office of enterprise technology services to develop, implement, and manage statewide data policies, procedures, and standards and to facilitate data sharing across state agencies. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 167, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1268).
HIHB2006PassRequires, for emergency permits to install sandbags, that the Board of Land and Natural Resources include as a condition on the emergency permit a requirement for the attachment of identifying information, including the permittee's contact informatio...
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2022-06-27
Act 209, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1310).
HIHB1980Enroll

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Permits, but does not require or prohibit, medicaid, health insurers, mutual benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations to cover telephonic behavioral health services under certain circumstances. Clarifies that telephonic services do not...
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HIHB1983PassEstablishes the state media industry development liaison to plan, develop, and execute a statewide media industry development strategy for purposes of establishing a collaborative media industry development program. Appropriates funds for the state m...
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2022-06-27
Act 187, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1288).
HIHB1982PassBeginning 1/1/2023, requires every person making payment to a loan-out company and claiming the motion picture, digital media, and film production income tax credit to withhold and remit to DOTAX a portion of all payments to the loan-out company; inc...
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2022-06-27
Act 217, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1318).
HIHB1992PassPermits composting and co-composting operations in agricultural districts, under certain conditions. Establishes and appropriates funds for one full-time equivalent permanent environmental health specialist IV position in the solid and hazardous wast...
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2022-06-27
Act 131, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1232).
HIHB2309PassAppropriates funds to the department of public safety for identification card machines, to the Hawaii paroling authority for community housing for parolees, and to the department of health for a forensic peer specialist program. Requires a report fro...
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2022-06-27
Act 117, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1218).
HIHB2329PassRequires the department of land and natural resources to place historical markers throughout the State to indicate sites in the State that were significant in the life of President Barack Obama that have been identified by the department in consultat...
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2022-06-27
Act 210, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1311).
HIHB2491PassRequires all letterhead of the State and counties to include consistent Hawaiian names, words, and spelling. Requires the governor, lieutenant governor, state legislators, and heads of principal departments to prominently display a Hawaiian translati...
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2022-06-27
Act 170, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1271).
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Exempts the gross proceeds or income received from the sale of any product resulting from the cultivation and production of unprocessed taro from the general excise tax. Repeals 6/30/2027. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
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Expands the investigative authority of DHS to include families with foster children with a pending adoption decree or for whom an adoption decree has been issued but adoption has not yet taken place, children who are placed into legal guardianship an...
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HIHB2416PassSpecifies consent procedures for when 501(c)(4) nonprofit organizations operating as noncandidate committees can use donations for electioneering communications, independent expenditures, or contributions and requires these organizations to provide c...
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2022-06-27
Act 169, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1270).
HIHB2515PassRequires the Department of Health to establish and operate a laboratory capable of testing for diseases, testing for air and water quality issues, and conducting other high complexity testing. (SD2)
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2022-06-27
Act 121, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1222).
HIHB2510PassMakes the state earned income tax credit refundable and permanent. Provides for carryforward of nonrefundable credits previously claimed. Incrementally increases the minimum wage and tip credit beginning on 10/1/2022. (CD1)
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2022-06-23
Act 114, on 06/22/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1214).
HIHB1991PassIn counties with a population of five hundred thousand or more, prohibits the sale of a bicycle that has been reported as stolen and is listed on a publicly available online stolen bicycle database. Requires the county police department or other desi...
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2022-06-17
Act 108, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1208).
HIHB2248PassAmends the definition of "private schools" under the compulsory attendance law to require unlicensed but accredited private schools to annually submit health and safety documentation to the Hawaii Council of Private Schools or the Hawaii Catholic Sch...
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2022-06-17
Act 061, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1161).
HIHB2213PassEstablishes the misdemeanor offense of theft of mail. (SD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 112, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1212).
HIHB2405PassProhibits health insurers, mutual benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations from applying categorical cosmetic or blanket exclusions to gender affirming treatments or procedures when determined to be medically necessary pursuant to appl...
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2022-06-17
Act 039, on 06/16/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1139).
HIHB2422PassClarifies that sentences for domestic violence intervention for abuse-related offenses shall be imposed, with or without probation. (SD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 043, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1143).
HIHB1768PassExempts the instream use of water for traditional and customary kalo cultivation practices from the existing process for disposition of water rights. Recognizes, confirms, and protects traditional and customary and kuleana rights to water, including ...
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2022-05-27
Act 027, 05/25/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1127).
HIHB2511Enroll

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Provides funds to the department of Hawaiian home lands to pursue a multi-pronged approach to eliminating its waitlist. Requires the department of Hawaiian home lands to develop a strategic plan to address applicant preferences. Requires an annual re...
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2022-05-05
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2512Enroll

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Permits recipients of accommodations or services from an ohana zone site to request a ninety-day extension of the accommodations or services. Expands regulatory exemptions for ohana zones pilot program contracts. Extends the sunset date for the ohana...
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2022-05-05
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHCR14PassEstablishing A Sister-state Relationship Between The State Of Hawaii, United States Of America, And The Autonomous Region Of Madeira, Portugal.
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2022-05-05
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB1561Enroll

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Establishes within the department of education a workforce readiness program to provide opportunities for students to earn associate degrees, workforce development diplomas, pre-apprenticeship certificates, and other industry-recognized certificates....
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1787Enroll

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Establishes "employment first" as a policy of the State and counties. Defines "employment first" as the competitive employment and full inclusion of persons with a disability in an integrated setting as a first and preferred option for employment ser...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1752Enroll

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Establishes the housing choice voucher landlord incentive program. Requires HPHA to adopt rules without regard to chapter 91, HRS, to establish specified incentives for landlords who participate in the tenant-based assistance housing choice voucher p...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1775Enroll

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Requires annual reporting by the University of Hawaii, department of education, and state public charter school commission to the legislature on the number and types of Title IX cases and other relevant information. Appropriates funds to the departme...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1837Enroll

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Establishes a statewide working group on affordable housing to foster increased inter-agency coordination on housing and zoning issues, raise public awareness of ongoing state and county efforts to reduce barriers to affordable housing development, a...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2020Enroll

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Establishes a lapse date for any unencumbered moneys appropriated pursuant to Act 227, Session Laws of Hawaii 2021. Effective 6/29/2022. (CD1)
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2026Enroll

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Defines "board business" and "informal gatherings". Allows a board to prepare and circulate amongst members a statement on a position previously adopted for purposes of submission to the legislature, under certain circumstances. Outlines when board p...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2000Enroll

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Appropriates funds to the school facilities authority to expand access to pre-kindergarten to eligible children. (CD1)
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2233Enroll

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Authorizes the Department of Human Services to provide additional housing assistance subsidies of up to $500 per month to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Temporary Assistance for Other Needy Families (TAONF) program participants wh...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2288Enroll

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Authorizes the negotiation of the transfer of certain land to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands. (CD1)
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2312Enroll

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Establishes the women's corrections implementation commission in the judiciary to ensure implementation of the recommendations from the final report of the House Concurrent Resolution No. 85 (2016) task force, to develop and implement an evidence-bas...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2421Enroll

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Establishes a three-year women's court pilot program within the judiciary's first circuit. Establishes temporary positions. Requires a report. Appropriates funds. Sunsets 6/30/2025. (CD1)
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1953Engross

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Provides the Department of Transportation with more flexibility and discretion to address substantial hardship situations that impact airport concession contracts. (SD2)
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2022-04-29
Received notice of change in Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 935).
HIHB1823Engross

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Authorizes advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants to practice medical aid in dying or provide counseling to a qualified patient. Requires an attending provider to make an initial determination in person or via telehealth. Amends...
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2022-04-28
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 801).
HIHB2399Engross

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Establishes an Extended Producer Responsibility Program. Requires certain producers of fast-moving consumer goods to register with the Department of Health and pay an annual fee based on the amount of packaging volume the covered producer places on t...
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2022-04-27
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 922).
HIHB1130Engross

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Requires the Office of Planning to hire a contractor to, among other things, identify and assess alternative financing, project delivery, and cost recovery mechanisms to recapture the State's upfront investment in transit-oriented development infrast...
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2022-04-26
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 797).
HIHB1324Engross

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Establishes a commercial rent relief grant program to be administered by the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism. Requires that the commercial rent relief grants be given priority for moneys received through federal funding. App...
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2022-04-26
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 797).
HIHB826Engross

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Makes unlawful the sale of flavored tobacco products, mislabeling of e-liquid products containing nicotine, and sale of tobacco products other than through retail sales via inperson exchange. Includes e-liquid and electronic smoking devices within th...
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2022-04-26
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 797).
HIHB1988Engross

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Prohibits the sale, import, harvest, or export of certain coral products, with certain exceptions. Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to amend its administrative rules accordingly no later than 12/31/2024. (SD3)
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2022-04-26
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HIHB2514Engross

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Beginning July 1, 2023, prohibits the operation of underground storage tanks with a capacity greater than 100,000 gallons. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2022-04-26
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 794).
HIHCR6PassRequesting The United States Department Of Defense To Prepare A Plan To Decommission The Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, Store Its Fuel Away From The Southern Oahu Basal Aquifer In A Manner Compliant With Federal And State Law, Prepare A Plan To...
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2022-04-26
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR108PassUrging The Hawaii Housing Finance And Development Corporation To Combat Hostile And Harmful Actions By Profit-driven Investors And Aggregators Participating In The State's Low-income Housing Tax Credit Program.
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2022-04-26
Resolution adopted in final form.
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