Hawaii Senator Donovan Cruz [D]

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HISB665Enroll

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Makes intentionally providing false information concerning the name or address of a person paying for a campaign advertisement a class C felony. Authorizes criminal prosecution for campaign finance law violations in addition to criminal fines. Increa...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB514Enroll

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Provides a tax refund to the taxpayers of the State and makes deposits to the emergency and budget reserve fund and pension accumulation fund pursuant to article VII, section 6, of the Hawaii State Constitution. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2032Enroll

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Establishes the Hawaii Genetic Information Privacy Act. Requires direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to adhere to certain requirements pertaining to the collection, use, and disclosure of genetic data. Establishes fines for violations. Allow...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2144Enroll

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Requires 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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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2125Enroll

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Increases the maximum allowable fine for violation of liquor control laws by a licensee from $2,000 to $5,000. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2065Enroll

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Prohibits the possession or use of unmanned aerial vehicles on, in, or near state marine waters for purposes of fishing, unless permitted by the Department of Land and Natural Resources. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2142Enroll

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Allows Department of Education students to fulfill graduation requirements by taking world language, fine arts, career and technical education, or computer science courses. Establishes a scholarship at the University of Hawaii to encourage students m...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2137Enroll

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Requires the department of health and pertinent county agencies to work together to resolve problems and complaints regarding clean and sober homes. Requires the department of health to educate the public on certain matters related to clean and sober...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2059Enroll

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Designates the ohia lehua as the state endemic tree. Takes effect 7/1/2022. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2186Enroll

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Directs the conveyance to the Department of Education of certain lands used for public schools and held by the counties of Kauai and Maui, the State, and the Department of Land and Natural Resources. Requires legislative approval prior to the sale, g...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2298Enroll

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Increases the penalty for employers who fail to pay the wages of their employees in accordance with the State's wage and hour law and payment of wages and other compensation law, to a class C felony. Adds a minimum penalty of $500 per violation. (CD1...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2274Enroll

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Increases the Center for Nursing fee from $40 to $60 per licensing biennium. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2383Enroll

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Decreases the number of members on the State Procurement Policy Board from seven to five. Amends the appointment and experience requirements for members. Repeals the State Procurement Policy Board Nominating Committee. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2384Enroll

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Amends the procurement preference for Hawaii products to only apply to agricultural goods, value-added products, and commodities. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2387Enroll

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Requires agencies to publicly post the justification for cancelling an invitation for bids or request for proposals, for a minimum of ten days, on a purchasing agency's website, government electronic notification system, or by any other means the pro...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2474Enroll

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Requires the Public Utilities Commission to contract with a qualified consultant conduct a study on the accessibility of Hawaii's electric system and procedures for interconnection to Hawaii's electric system. Requires a report to the Legislature no ...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2479Enroll

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Requires each public housing project and state low-income housing project that is built or reconstructed after 1/1/2023, to include all broadband infrastructure necessary for tenants to have access to broadband service. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2478Enroll

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Reinstates a renewable fuels production tax credit. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2021. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2510Enroll

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Establishes a state energy policy that requires at least 33.33 per cent of renewable energy to be generated by firm renewable energy. Establishes requirements for the State to maintain a diversified renewable energy portfolio. Amends statutory provis...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2473Enroll

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Amends the focus, scope, responsibilities, and powers of the Agribusiness Development Corporation (ADC). Amends the definition of the term "agriculture" as the term relates to the ADC. Transfers the administrative attachment of the ADC from the Depar...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2511Enroll

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Expands the renewable energy technologies income tax credit to include firm renewable energy systems and long-duration renewable energy storage systems. Caps the amount of credit that may be claimed by a tax payer and the total amount of tax credits ...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2482Enroll

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Establishes a temporary office of wellness and resilience within the office of the governor. Authorizes the office of wellness and resilience to address issues and implement solutions to improve wellness and resilience, including issues and solutions...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2475Enroll

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Clarifies 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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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2600Enroll

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Beginning 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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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2570Enroll

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Establishes the zero-emission vehicle fueling system rebate program. Establishes the rebate amount for the installation or upgrade of a hydrogen fueling system at $200,000. Establishes a hydrogen fueling system subaccount within the public utilities ...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2695Enroll

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Establishes a blockchain and cryptocurrency task force. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2821Enroll

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Requires the Department of Education to provide menstrual products free of charge to all students on all public school campuses. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2819Enroll

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Repeals sections 302A-624(c) and 302A-627(a), HRS. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2824Enroll

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Amends the minimum qualifications for Board of Education members. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2822Enroll

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Authorizes 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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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3195Enroll

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Appropriates funds to the department of Hawaiian home lands for the investigation, exploration, and identification of geothermal resources on Hawaiian home lands. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3284Enroll

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Establishes a technology services consolidation working group to develop a plan for the phased consolidation of all state executive branch information technology services and staff, where determined practicable by the working group, within five years...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3372Enroll

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Authorizes the office of administrative hearings, where it is determined that an award of a contract is in violation of law and the award is rescinded and the contract, if executed, is terminated or declared null and void, to award the government con...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3369Enroll

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Establishes a procurement services consolidation working group to develop a plan for the phased in consolidation, under the state procurement office, of all state executive branch procurement services and staff within five years, except those of the ...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISCR35PassRequesting The University Of Hawaii - West Oahu To Re-establish A Pre-nursing Pathway Or Create A Permanent Nursing Program For Students.
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2022-05-05
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR34PassRequesting The Early Learning Board To Evaluate And Report To The Legislature Regarding The Board's Composition And Charter And To Develop A Strategic Plan.
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2022-05-05
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR63PassRequesting The Department Of Education To Name The New Kihei High School In Honor Of United States Congresswoman Patsy T. Mink.
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2022-05-05
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR133PassUrging The State Commission On The Status Of Women To Work With The Domestic Violence Action Center, The Filipino Chamber Of Commerce Of Hawaii, And Other Chambers Of Commerce In Hawaii, As Appropriate, To Develop And Implement An Outreach Program Ai...
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2022-05-05
Resolution adopted in final form.
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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2022-05-05
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR217PassRequesting The Early Learning Board To Prepare A Report Containing A Road Map, Including Proposed Legislation, For The Implementation Of Act 46, Session Laws Of Hawaii 2020.
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2022-05-05
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR216PassRequesting The Department Of Education To Assess And Report To The Legislature Whether And To What Extent Existing Curriculum And Training Align With Erin's Law.
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2022-05-05
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISB3374Engross

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Appropriates moneys for the University of Hawaii community colleges' workforce development programs to fund administration, training, positions, and student support. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2022-04-29
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 816).
HISB2483Engross

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Requires the Hawaii natural energy institute to evaluate the benefits and costs of dispatching renewable energy resources considering the context of ongoing state energy planning efforts. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2022-04-28
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday, 04-28-22 at 5:00PM in Conference Room 325.
HISB2922Engross

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Beginning 7/1/2023, authorizes the counties to adopt ordinances that allow up to one house per quarter-acre in rural districts. Beginning 7/1/2022, requires the office of planning and sustainable development to conduct a study to refine rural distric...
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2022-04-28
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-29-22 2:08PM; Conference Room 329.
HISB2883Engross

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Requires the Hawaii health systems corporation to convene a task force to facilitate improved hiring and training of culturally-accepted interpreters to assist non-English speaking populations seeking care at health care facilities. Appropriates fund...
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2022-04-28
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-29-22 3:40PM; Conference Room 329.
HISB3337Engross

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Establishes a public policy framework that addresses state goals in the areas of economic disaster mitigation and economic diversification. Appropriates funds to DBEDT to implement specific projects that address those goals. Requires DBEDT to submit ...
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2022-04-28
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-29-22 5:30PM; Conference Room 325.
HISB2780PassUpdates the list of federal agencies whose law enforcement officers may make arrests for certain offenses under state law by adding United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Homeland Security Investigations and deleting United States Citizens...
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2022-04-27
Act 013, 04/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1113).
HISB2907Engross

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Requires the Hawaii invasive species council to classify coffee leaf rust as an invasive species in its administrative rules and to direct available funding for mitigation efforts, research, and prevention or control actions for coffee leaf rust. (HD...
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2022-04-27
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-22 6:00PM; Conference Room 325.
HISB513Engross

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Establishes an expeditious adjudication system for the processing of fireworks infractions. Increases the fireworks display permit fee and the fine for certain fireworks violations. Clarifies what constitutes a separate violation. Increases the penal...
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2022-04-26
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 797).
HISB219Engross

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Imposes extended terms of imprisonment for certain offenses against property rights committed when on agricultural land. Appropriates funds to the department of the attorney general to establish a statewide agricultural theft task force. Effective 5/...
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2022-04-26
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 797).
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