Hawaii Senator Donovan Cruz [D]

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HISB2523EnrollRequires the Department of Public Safety to expend certain appropriated funds during fiscal year 2020-2021 solely for the community-based work furlough program for female inmates. Effective retroactively to 6/30/2020. (HD2)
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2020-08-31
Notice of Intent to veto dated 08-31-20 (Gov. Msg. No. 1119)
HISB2060EnrollAmends coastal zone management laws to further protect against impacts of sea level rise and coastal erosion. (HD2)
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2612EnrollAllows a court to enjoin a defendant convicted of committing certain assault or terroristic threatening offenses against a sports official from attending any sports event of the type at which the sports official was engaged in the lawful discharge of...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2940EngrossEstablishes the stadium development special fund. Defines "stadium development district" and "district". Establishes general development guidance policies for the stadium authority's actions in the stadium development district. Requires the stadium a...
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2020-07-10
This measure has been deferred.
HISCR49IntroRequesting The Hawaii Community Development Authority To Update And Report On Transit-oriented Development Planning And Implementation For The Kakaako Community Development District.
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2020-07-08
To Senate Energy, Economic Development, and Tourism Committee
HISR28IntroRequesting The Hawaii Community Development Authority To Update And Report On Transit-oriented Development Planning And Implementation For The Kakaako Community Development District.
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2020-07-08
To Senate Energy, Economic Development, and Tourism Committee
HISR78PassRequesting The Department Of Business, Economic Development, And Tourism To Work In Conjunction With The Legislature To Create One Hundred Thousand Permanent Jobs In The State By 2022.
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2020-07-08
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISCR77EngrossRequesting The Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands, In Conjunction With The County Of Hawaii Department Of Water Supply, To Provide A Progress Report Regarding The Development Of The Kau Water System.
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2020-07-01
To House Finance Committee
HISCR78EngrossRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Study The Feasibility Of Using Recycled Plastic To Repair Roadways.
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2020-07-01
To House Finance Committee
HISCR86EngrossRequesting The Governor To Recognize And Commemorate August 26, 2020, As Women's Equality Day, Celebrating The Centennial Of, And Honoring Hawaii's Role In, The Women's Suffrage Movement.
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2020-07-01
To House Finance Committee
HISR44PassRequesting The Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands, In Conjunction With The County Of Hawaii Department Of Water Supply, To Provide A Progress Report Regarding The Development Of The Kau Water System.
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2020-06-30
Report and Resolution Adopted.
HISR45PassRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Study The Feasibility Of Using Recycled Plastic To Repair Roadways.
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2020-06-30
Report and Resolution Adopted.
HISR52PassRequesting The Governor To Recognize And Commemorate August 26, 2020, As Women's Equality Day, Celebrating The Centennial Of, And Honoring Hawaii's Role In, The Women's Suffrage Movement.
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2020-06-30
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISCR38EngrossRequesting The Office Of The Lieutenant Governor To Establish A Multi-stakeholder Task Force To Advance State Procurement Of Locally Produced Food.
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2020-06-26
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
HISB2313EngrossProhibits 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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2020-06-25
To House Finance Committee
HISB983EngrossRenames the teacher national board certification incentive program the national certification incentive program. Expands program eligibility to include school psychologists. Clarifies requirements and incentives of the program. Clarifies that teacher...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1460EngrossRequires any express carrier company, common or contract carrier, or other person that transports liquor from outside the State for delivery in the State to prepare and file a monthly report with the liquor commission or liquor control adjudication b...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB341EngrossClarifies exemptions from licensure as a behavioral analyst for general education teachers, direct support workers, special education teachers, and teacher trainees working in collaboration with or under the supervision of licensed professionals. Req...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HISB1131EngrossIncreases the number of Ohana Zone sites. Includes private property owned by non-profit organizations under a public-private partnership as potential Ohana Zone locations. Requires additional information in the reports to the Legislature. Extends the...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB365EngrossChanges the annual $35,000,000 rolling cap and $15,000,000 per qualified production cap for the Motion Picture, Digital Media, and Film Production Income Tax Credit. Authorizes an additional percentage of the Tax Credit for certain qualified post-pro...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1041EngrossProhibits written nondisclosure agreements involving sexual assault and sexual harassment as part of an employee's conditions of employment. Prohibits employers from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing sexual harassment or se...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1034EngrossClarifies that the existing health insurance mandate for coverage of low-dose mammography includes coverage for advancing methodologies of digital mammography and breast tomosynthesis. Sunsets June 30, 2024. (SB1034 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HISB856EngrossRequires the Auditor to perform an operational audit of the academic and financial plans of the Department of Education. Requires the Department of Education to contract with a third-party consultant that specializes in school finance to study the ad...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB978EngrossAmends the disposition of unclaimed funds in the Unclaimed Property Trust Fund to allocate funds under a certain amount to the Libraries Special Fund and to amend the threshold amount for funds transferred to the General Fund. Amends the time limit f...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1515EngrossEstablishes the Hawaii three to six out-of-school program for grades kindergarten through twelve. Authorizes the department of education to contract with private providers to furnish out-of-school programs for grades kindergarten through twelve, cond...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB859EngrossShort form bill relating to capital improvement projects. (SB859 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB711EngrossAmends certain general obligation bond funds appropriated in the General Appropriations Act of 2017 to purchase deep well easements on agricultural land on Oahu. (SB711 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB493EngrossProhibits a health care insurer from requiring an insured diagnosed with stage two cancer to undergo step therapy prior to covering the insured for the drug prescribed by the insured's health care provider, under certain conditions. Requires analysis...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HISB492EngrossRequires the Office of the Auditor to conduct a performance and management audit of the Department of Human Services Disability Determination Branch. Appropriates funds. (SB492 HD2)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISR198PassEstablishing The Senate Special Investigating Committee On Covid-19.
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2020-05-28
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 05-28-20.
HISR84PassConvening A Restaurant Reopening Task Force To Assist In The Safe Reopening Of Restaurants Throughout The State That Were Closed Due To The Covid-19 Pandemic.
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2020-05-21
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISR94PassUrging Restaurants Throughout The State To Adopt The Recommended Best Practices And Safety Guidelines Developed By The United States Food And Drug Administration And National Restaurant Association In Response To The Covid-19 Pandemic.
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2020-05-21
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
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).
HISB2061EngrossEstablishes the no child left inside grant program for the awarding of grants promoting outdoor education and recreation programs. Establishes the no child left inside grant program special fund. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2051. (HD1)
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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
HISB2065EngrossEstablishes a Workforce Readiness Program within the Department of Education to allow students to graduate from an extended high school enrollment with an industry-recognized associate's degree to complement the student's high school diploma. Appropr...
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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
HISB2056EngrossRequires the University of Hawaii to collaborate with the department of education; the department of business, economic development, and tourism; and others to develop an interactive web tool to enable degree-seeking individuals to make better-inform...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2063EngrossEstablishes the Hawaii after school program for youth within the Department of education to provide after school programs for public school and public charter school students in grades six through eight. Establishes the Hawaii after school program fo...
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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
To House Finance Committee
HISB2102EngrossRequires EOA and all agencies and non-profits that receive funding through EOA, including the kupuna care program and kupuna caregivers program, to establish infection control protocols, establish emergency preparedness and response protocols, and im...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2265EngrossEstablishes the micro enterprise assistance program on Hawaiian home lands revolving fund to provide grants and loans through the implementation by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands of the micro enterprise assistance program to qualified native H...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2291EngrossFor taxable years beginning after 12/31/2020, establishes a refundable tax credit equal to an unspecified percentage of eligible child care expenses paid by an employer for its employees' child care needs. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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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
HISB2303EngrossRequires the department of land and natural resources engineering division to develop an emergency intervention plan for the Wahiawa dam and reservoir. Requires the department of land and natural resources to study the feasibility of the State acquir...
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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
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