Hawaii Senator Dru Kanuha [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.
HISB2262EnrollAmends the powers and duties of the Hawaii teacher standards board to authorize the issuance of certificates for teachers at private schools and extending the expiration dates for licenses, permits, and certificates when a state of emergency is decla...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2386EnrollProhibits any waste or disposal facility from being located in a conservation district except in emergency circumstances to mitigate significant risks to public safety and health. Requires no less than a one-half mile buffer zone around residences, s...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2486EnrollRequires the department of education to establish a standardized data collection process; collect and analyze data relating to, among other things, student discipline, seclusion, and restraint, school climate, and student achievement; and annually re...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2629EnrollProhibits, after 6/30/2020, the approval of a new or renewed power purchase agreement for electricity generated from coal. Prohibits, after 6/30/2020, the modification of a coal power purchase agreement that proposes to extend the term or increase th...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2993EnrollAligns the commercial driver's license qualification standards with federal regulations by repealing language related to medical waivers due to diabetes. Makes conforming amendments to Code of Federal Regulations citations. Effective 9/1/2020. (HD2)
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3158EnrollProhibits intentionally or knowingly manufacturing, importing, installing, reinstalling, distributing, selling, or offering for sale any counterfeit supplemental restraint system component, nonfunctional air bag, or air bag that does not meet federal...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3103EnrollEstablishes the school facilities agency to be responsible for all public school development, planning, and construction, related to capital improvement projects assigned by the legislature, governor, or board of education. Places management of schoo...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
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
HISR129PassRequesting The Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands To Conduct An Analysis And Provide Data On The Number Of Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands Beneficiaries Who Have Applied For And Need Housing In Each County, By Income Classification And Unit Type.
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2020-07-08
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISR130PassUrging The Hawaiian Homes Commission To Improve Access To Hawaiian Home Lands And Other Trust Assets To Its Native Hawaiian Beneficiaries.
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2020-07-08
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISB2260EnrollRepeals the minimum age requirement to obtain a civil identification card in the State.
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2020-07-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISR69PassUrging The Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands To Convene A Task Force With The Department Of Land And Natural Resources, Department Of Agriculture, Invasive Species Council, And Other Interested Parties To Develop A Comprehensive Mitigation Plan With ...
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2020-07-02
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISCR54EngrossStrongly Urging Various Government Agencies To Take Appropriate Actions To Protect The Wahi Pana Of Waimakaohiiaka And Preserve The Traditional And Customary Practice Of Making Salt Beds And Gathering Paakai (salt) In Hanapepe, Kauai.
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2020-07-01
To House Finance Committee
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
HISR124PassUrging The Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands, Department Of Transportation Highways Division, And Hawaii County To Collectively Develop A Plan To Improve Mealani Road And Establish A Protocol To Use Mealani Road As An Emergency Bypass Route When Mama...
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2020-07-01
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
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).
HISB3180EngrossMakes an emergency appropriation to provide funds for the state public charter school commission to pay the claim and settlement amount pursuant to Miller-Potter v. State of Hawaii, et al., Civil No. 16-1-0385K. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-29
To House Finance Committee
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
HISB2038EngrossAuthorizes, until June 30, 2021, boards to exclude the public from the meeting locations where board members are physically present if the board meetings are held by interactive conference technology during a state of emergency due to a contagious il...
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2020-06-25
To House Finance 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
HISB2500EngrossAppropriates funds to the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation for the Hawaii Small Business Innovation Research Program, Manufacturing Assistance Program, and Excelerator Program. Establishes and appropriates funds for a working group to develo...
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2020-06-25
To House Finance Committee
HISB2697EngrossDisallows dividends paid deduction for real estate investment trusts, except for real estate investment trusts that provide affordable housing in the State. Effective 7/1/2050. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2020. Sunsets 12/31/2023. ...
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2020-06-25
To House Finance Committee
HISB3007EngrossRequires the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to make a public disclosure identifying the names of the taxpayers who are receiving tax credits and the total amount of tax credit received for specific economic activities. Effe...
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2020-06-25
To House Finance Committee
HISCR57IntroUrging The State Of Hawaii To Provide Native Hawaiians With Their Fair Share Of The Public Land Trust Revenue.
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2020-06-23
To Senate Ways and Means 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).
HISB1310EngrossEstablishes the individual housing accounts savings program, board, and administrative fund. Imposes a ten per cent penalty on certain distributions. Allows individual housing accounts for dependent children. Expands authorized uses of individual hou...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB908EngrossEstablishes a Statewide Sustainability Division within the Office of Planning to ensure long-term planning, coordination, and implementation of Hawaii's sustainability goals and policies. Appropriates funds. (SB908 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
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).
HISB1539EngrossCodifies the right to a prompt bail hearing upon formal charge and detention. Establishes right to counsel at the bail hearing. (SB1539 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB911EngrossAppropriates funds to improve health care services related to cardiac care at Hilo Medical Center. (SB911 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
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).
HISB752EngrossMakes an appropriation to the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources for research and prevention of the spread of ornamental ginger pathogens. (SB752 HD1)
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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).
HISB1297EngrossRequires an application for motor vehicle registration to include additional identifying information. Requires the counties to fine the legal or registered owner of an abandoned or derelict vehicle. Requires the legal or registered owner to have up-t...
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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).
HISB1436EngrossRequires the Department of Agriculture to conduct a feasibility study on the establishment of agricultural technology zones, or ag-tech zones, within the City and County of Honolulu. Appropriates funds to conduct the feasibility study. (SB1436 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1526EngrossAppropriates funds for one DLNRTip app administrator position, software upgrades, and app enhancements to improve the DLNRTip app. (SB1526 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1371EngrossProhibits the abandonment of lay nets used for fishing. Authorizes DLNR to issue permits for the use and possession of lay nets. Requires DLNR to establish a comprehensive, statewide lay net education and enforcement program. (SB1371 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HISR198PassEstablishing The Senate Special Investigating Committee On Covid-19.
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2020-05-28
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 05-28-20.
HISR27PassRequesting The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency To Provide To The Senate A Formal Plan And Monthly Accounting For Federal Funds Allocated To The Agency To Address The Coronavirus Pandemic.
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2020-05-21
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISCR68IntroRequesting That The City And County Of Honolulu Prohibit Electric Scooters, Electric Bicycles, And Electric Trikes On Sidewalks.
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2020-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISR35IntroRequesting That The City And County Of Honolulu Prohibit Electric Scooters, Electric Bicycles, And Electric Trikes On Sidewalks.
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2020-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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