Hawaii Representative Daynette Morikawa [D]

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HIHB499PassAuthorizes the board of land and natural resources to extend certain leases of public lands for commercial, industrial, resort, mixed-use, or government use upon approval of a proposed development agreement to make substantial improvements to the exi...
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2021-07-08
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 236, 07/06/2021, (Gov. Msg. No. 1364).
HIHB566PassAdds coercive control between family or household members to the pilot program to strengthen state and county responses to domestic violence and increase violator accountability established by Act 19, Regular Session of 2020. Sunsets 6/30/2026. (SD1)
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2021-07-08
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 238, 07/06/2021, (Gov. Msg. No. 1366).
HIHB33PassAmends the terms and composition of members of the information technology steering committee. Requires the chief information officer to present an annual report to the information technology steering committee for public comment prior to submitting t...
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2021-07-07
Act 186, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1314).
HIHB80PassClarifies when and how members or partners of a taxpayer may claim the low-income housing tax credit. Requires a Form 8609 for purposes of claiming the tax credit. Specifies the application of tax provisions with respect to buildings or projects plac...
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2021-07-07
Act 226, 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1354).
HIHB79PassEstablishes an affordable homeownership revolving fund within HHFDC to provide loans to nonprofit community development financial institutions and nonprofit housing development organizations for the development of affordable homeownership housing pro...
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2021-07-07
Act 227, 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1355).
HIHB119PassReplaces E Ola Mau Na Leo O Kekaha with Kaunalewa as the entity authorized to receive special purpose revenue bonds issued to assist with the acquisition, remediation, and development of the old Kekaha Sugar Mill in Kekaha, Kauai, Hawaii. (CD1)
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2021-07-07
Act 228, 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1356).
HIHB243PassRequires the Office of Planning, in cooperation with each state agency having operational responsibilities over state facilities, to: identify existing and planned facilities that are vulnerable to sea level rise, flooding impacts, and natural hazard...
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2021-07-07
Act 178, on 07/02/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1306).
HIHB244PassAmends the data requirements for land recordation by the bureau of conveyances, on land other than fee simple time share interests deregistered by the land court, to include a map and description prepared by a licensed professional surveyor. (CD1)
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2021-07-07
Act 187, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1315).
HIHB683PassEstablishes the sustainable aviation fuel program to provide matching grants to any small business in Hawaii that is developing products related to sustainable aviation fuel or greenhouse gas reduction from commercial aviation operations. (CD1)
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2021-07-07
Act 180, on 07/02/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1308).
HIHB863PassAppropriates funds for the forest stewardship program of the department of land and natural resources to build and expand facilities of the state tree nurseries. (CD1)
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2021-07-07
Act 192, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1320).
HIHB1191PassEstablishes the broadband infrastructure grant program to award grants to applicants to extend deployment of infrastructure used to provide broadband service to unserved and underserved areas of the State. Renames the Hawaii technology loan revolving...
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2021-07-07
Act 225, 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1353).
HIHB1276PassAllows the board of land and natural resources to adopt, amend, or repeal administrative fee schedules for certain activities related to state parks through regular or special board meetings rather than through administrative rulemaking. (CD1)
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2021-07-07
Act 194, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1322).
HIHB546VetoRequires complex area superintendents to report directly to the superintendent of education. Requires reports. (CD1)
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2021-07-06
Vetoed (Gov. Msg. No. 1283).
HIHB72PassEstablishes a framework for the regulation of electric foot scooters by the State and counties. Amends definitions of "moped" to exclude electric foot scooters. Retains personal injury protection benefits for any individual sustaining injuries while ...
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2021-07-02
Act 174, 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1276).
HIHB490PassLowers the age at which enhanced penalties apply for crimes against seniors from sixty-two years of age to sixty years of age. Makes commission of certain criminal offenses against a senior's person or property applicable if the perpetrator knows or ...
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2021-07-02
Act 147, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1249).
HIHB1149PassReorganizes and integrates the land use commission within a modified office of planning, which is renamed as the office of planning and sustainable development. (CD1)
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2021-07-02
Act 153, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1255).
HIHB1291PassAllows applicants to the University of Hawaii who earned a high school diploma from a public high school in the State with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and also provides evidence that they qualified for and received special education servi...
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2021-07-02
Act 156, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1258).
HIHB237PassAppropriates $350,000 for fiscal year 2021-2022 to the department of agriculture for the mitigation and control of the two-lined spittlebug and recovery of the rangelands damaged by the invasive pest. (CD1)
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2021-07-01
Act 137, on 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1239).
HIHB469PassEstablishes a working group to: (1) Ascertain the process and status of the transfer of non-agricultural park lands from the department of land and natural resources to the department of agriculture pursuant to Act 90, SLH 2003 (Act 90) and chapter 1...
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2021-07-01
Act 139, 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1241).
HIHB601PassAmends the statewide traffic code to allow for the county chiefs of police to designate county employees to issue citations for traffic violations. (SD1)
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2021-07-01
Act 128, on 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1230).
HIHB1081PassRequires the department of transportation and each county's transportation department to maintain a priority list of sidewalk installation and pedestrian improvement projects and to publish the priority list on their respective websites. (CD1)
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2021-06-29
Act 125, on 06/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1227).
HIHB1086PassProvides veterinarians who provide emergency care to an animal immunity from civil liability in the absence of gross negligence. Provides veterinarians who render emergency treatment when there is no veterinarian-client-patient relationship immunity ...
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2021-06-28
Act 091, on 06/25/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1193).
HIHB1333PassRequires the Hawaii natural energy institute, in consultation with the department of health, to conduct a comprehensive study to determine best practices for disposal, recycling, or secondary use of clean energy products in the State. (CD1)
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2021-06-28
Act 092, on 06/25/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1194).
HIHB247PassAmends certain land subdivision and condominium property regime laws related to agricultural land, as recommended pursuant to Act 278, Session Laws of Hawaii 2019, to ensure certain condominium property regime projects within the agricultural distric...
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2021-06-25
Act 077, on 06/24/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1179).
HIHB631PassProvides courts with greater discretion to adjust the payment of fees or fines for violations of certain traffic offenses based on the person's inability to pay or financial circumstances. Decreases the imprisonment term to contumacious nonpayment ra...
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2021-06-25
Act 081, on 06/24/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1183).
HIHB869PassAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Luana Kai A Life Plan Community with the development and operation of a continuing care retirement community. (CD1)
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2021-06-25
Act 086, on 06/24/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1188).
HIHB73PassRequires the department of human resources development to review the classification and compensation schedules for telephone and emergency dispatchers and similar employees and to submit a report to the legislature recommending modifications to those...
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2021-06-24
Act 063, 06/23/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1164).
HIHB78PassEliminates the requirement for a public utility to seek approval from the public utilities commission for the underground construction of high-voltage electric transmission lines if certain conditions are met. (SD1)
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2021-06-24
Act 065, 06/23/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1166).
HIHB77PassExempts the sale of the leased fee interest in certain affordable leasehold developments by the HHFDC from legislative approval. (SD1)
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2021-06-24
Act 064, 06/23/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1165).
HIHB1376PassExtends the required period for a notice of termination of the rental agreement from five days to fifteen days. Requires landlords to provide notice with specified terms and enter into mediation. Delays when a landlord may seek possession of a dwelli...
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2021-06-21
Act 057, 06/16/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1157).
HIHB311PassExtends the nursing facility sustainability program to 2024. Specifies that the nursing facility sustainability fee limit is 5.5 per cent of overall net patient service revenue. Removes the per resident daily maximum fee of $20 for each facility. Spe...
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2021-06-01
Act 024, 05/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1124).
HIHCR30PassRequesting The Department Of Land And Natural Resources To Establish A Community Advisory Committee For Polihale State Park On The Island Of Kauai.
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2021-04-29
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR37PassRequesting The Department Of Transportation And Kauai Department Of Public Works To Conduct A Study To Identify And Recommend Methods To Alleviate Traffic Congestion At Certain Intersections Along The Kaumualii Highway.
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2021-04-27
Received notice of Adoption in House (Hse. Com. No. 631).
HIHCR11PassRequesting The Hawaii State Commission On The Status Of Women To Convene A Task Force To Study Missing And Murdered Native Hawaiian Women And Girls.
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2021-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR69PassRequesting The Department Of Land And Natural Resources To Submit A Petition To List The Pueo As A Threatened Or Endangered Species Under The Endangered Species Act.
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2021-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR166PassAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Kapaa, Kawaihau, Kauai, For Construction Of A Sandbag Groin And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of The Improvements Constructed Thereon.
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2021-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR163PassRequesting The Board Of Land And Natural Resources To Enter Into A Long-term Water Lease With The Waioli Valley Taro Hui For The Hui's Existing Use Of Water From Waioli Stream Via Direct Negotiation, Upon Its Completion Of Requirements Pursuant To Ch...
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2021-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR162PassUrging The Department Of Public Safety And The Department Of Human Services To Work With The Department Of Health, Department Of Education, And Judiciary To Submit A Plan To Account For Gender Identity With Respect To Incarcerated And Court-involved ...
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2021-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR154PassCondemning All Forms Of Anti-asian Sentiment As Related To Covid-19; Urging Greater Investment In Federal, State, And Local Resources To Develop And Support Communitywide Solutions; And Requesting The Civil Rights Division Of The United States Depart...
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2021-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB608Engross

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Requires the board of education to hold no less than six community forums annually, with at least one forum in each county. Requires the board to include an open forum for public comments on non-agenda items. Requires a report to the legislature on i...
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2021-04-22
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday, 04-22-21 at 5:00 PM in CR 309.
HIHB550Engross

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Requires and establishes deadlines for state facilities, except smaller facilities and facilities within the stadium development district, to implement cost-effective energy efficiency measures. Allows the department of accounting and general service...
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2021-04-22
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-23-21 10:00AM in conference room CR 325.
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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2021-04-21
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-23-21 9:50AM in conference room CR 229.
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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2021-04-20
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 842).
HIHB95Engross

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Authorizes the issuance of special license plates for recognition and protection of the State's natural resources. Effective 7/1/2051. (SD1)
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2021-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560).
HIHB474Engross

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Extends the hospital sustainability program through 6/30/2024. Increases the maximum fee for inpatient care services to 5.5%. Increases the amount of time hospitals have to pay the hospital sustainability fee from 30 days to 60 days. Increases the po...
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2021-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560).
HIHB606Engross

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Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds with the funds to be deposited into the dwelling unit revolving fund and the rental housing revolving fund. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2021-04-19
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Tuesday, 04-20-21 3:31PM in conference room CR 329.
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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2021-04-19
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Wednesday, 04-21-21 2:00PM in conference room CR 329.
HIHB1088Engross

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Bans 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 1/1/2024. (SD2)
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2021-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560).
HIHB1132Engross

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Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds to be appropriated into and out of the rental housing revolving fund for construction of phase I of a senior affordable housing project on Hawaii public housing authority property on School street, ...
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2021-04-19
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Tuesday, 04-20-21 3:31PM in conference room CR 329.
HIHB1326Engross

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Allows a narrow hearsay exception for statements made by domestic violence victims during the course of the first interaction with the responding law enforcement officers and before the arrest of the defendant, as long as the statement bears sufficie...
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2021-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560).
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