Hawaii Senator Dru Kanuha [D]

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HISB70Engross
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Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to pursue and obtain accreditation for the Conservation and Resources Enforcement Program from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/30...
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2023-03-24
To House Finance Committee
HISB139Engross
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Requires the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to conduct a study identifying certain state-owned lands located within a one-half mile radius of any rail mass transit station, including lands owned by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs and excluding lands ...
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2023-03-24
To House Finance Committee
HISB292Engross
50%
Requires the Governor to ensure that the Governor's variance reports accurately reflect the current responsibilities of certain state programs, address the current and future needs of the State, and align with budget-related submittals. Effective 6/3...
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2023-03-24
To House Finance Committee
HISB299Engross
50%
Authorizes the legislature, upon the agreement of form by the speaker of the house of representatives and the president of the senate, to specify the form in which the proposed budgets of the executive branch, judicial branch, and office of Hawaiian ...
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2023-03-24
To House Finance Committee
HISB293Engross
50%
Requires the Governor to ensure that the Governor's program memoranda accurately reflect the current responsibilities of certain state programs, address the current and future needs of the State, and align with budget-related submittals. Effective 6/...
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2023-03-24
To House Finance Committee
HISB284Engross
50%
Requires the technology services consolidation working group to, by 6/30/2024, decommission the office of enterprise technology services' data center located in the Kalanimoku building; relocate the entire office of enterprise technology services dat...
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2023-03-24
To House Finance Committee
HISB291Engross
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Requires the Governor to ensure that the Governor's program memoranda and variance reports accurately reflect the current responsibilities of certain state programs, address the current and future needs of the State, and align with budget-related sub...
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2023-03-24
To House Finance Committee
HISB304Engross
50%
Effective 7/1/2025, establishes the visitor impact fee program within the department of land and natural resources, through which the department will collect a fee from visitors for a license to visit a state park, forest, hiking trail, or other stat...
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2023-03-24
Reported from WAL (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1589) as amended in HD 2, recommending referral to FIN.
HISB296Engross
50%
Requires the Governor and state agencies to recommend a date by which statutorily required reports must be submitted to the Legislature, and to identify any reports that should not be subject to that uniform date and the reasons therefor. Requires th...
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2023-03-24
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HISB285Engross
50%
Creates within the Department of Health's wastewater branch a cesspool conversion section, which will be responsible for facilitating the conversion of cesspools within the State. Establishes and appropriates funds for three full-time equivalent posi...
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2023-03-24
Reported from CPC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1540) as amended in HD 2, recommending referral to FIN.
HISB389Engross
50%
Requires all places of public accommodation constructed after 12/31/23, and state building construction projects bid after 6/30/24, to provide one or more universal changing accommodations at each family restroom; provided that state building constru...
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2023-03-24
Reported from JHA (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1507) as amended in HD 2, recommending referral to FIN.
HISB426Engross
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Requires priority level 1 cesspools to be upgraded, converted, or connected before 1/1/2035, with certain exceptions, and priority level 2 cesspools to be upgraded, converted, or connected before 1/1/2040, rather than before 1/1/2050. Specifies that ...
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2023-03-24
Reported from CPC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1531) as amended in HD 2, recommending referral to FIN.
HISB376Engross
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Prohibits the mining, extraction, and removal of minerals from the seabed in all state marine waters. Prohibits the issuance of any permit for or in connection with the development or operation of any facility or infrastructure associated with the mi...
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2023-03-24
Reported from WAL (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1584), recommending referral to FIN.
HISB388Engross
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Prohibits the construction, modification, or expansion of any waste or disposal facility for hazardous waste or solid waste on land that is near or above a significant aquifer as determined by the Department of Health in consultation with the Commiss...
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2023-03-24
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISB696Engross
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Authorizes wages of other employees in comparable employment to be considered when computing the average weekly wages of an injured public board member, reserve police officer, police chaplain, reserve public safety law enforcement officer, sheriffs'...
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2023-03-24
Reported from CPC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1528), recommending referral to FIN.
HISB763Engross
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Temporarily exempts affordable housing projects under certain circumstances from specific state and county fees and exactions related to discretionary approval or ministerial permitting, except fees and costs payable to the Hawaii Housing Finance and...
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2023-03-24
Reported from JHA (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1517) as amended in HD 2, recommending referral to FIN.
HISB732Engross
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Designates the second Monday in October of each year as Indigenous Peoples' Day. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
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2023-03-24
To House Finance Committee
HISB744Engross
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Requires the Hawaii Invasive Species Council to classify the fungal pathogen that causes coffee leaf rust as an invasive species in its administrative rules and to direct available funding for mitigation efforts, research, and prevention or control a...
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2023-03-24
To House Finance Committee
HISB764Engross
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Allows a bank to invest, in aggregate, up to fifteen per cent of the bank's assets in limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations formed to invest in affordable housing residential properties wi...
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2023-03-24
Reported from CPC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1534) as amended in HD 2, recommending referral to FIN.
HISB775Engross
50%
Requires hunting guides who take their clients to hunt on private lands to first obtain written permission from the owner of the private land, or occupier or holder, where appropriate. Requires hunting guides to provide copies of the written permissi...
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2023-03-24
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISB743Engross
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Extends the sunset date for the coffee berry borer and coffee leaf rust pesticide and fertilizer subsidy program to 6/30/2025 and the program manager position, including the position's civil service and collective bargaining laws exemption, to 6/30/2...
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2023-03-24
To House Finance Committee
HISB784Engross
50%
Requires the department of transportation to establish and implement a two-year airline subsidy pilot program at Molokai airport to assist airlines in offsetting the costs of operation. Appropriates funds. Sunsets 7/1/2025. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
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2023-03-24
Reported from JHA (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1516) as amended in HD 2, recommending referral to FIN.
HISB1488Engross
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Requires the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, in consultation with livestock industry stakeholders, to conduct a study to assess the effects of heat stress on beef cattle during interisland ocean transportatio...
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2023-03-24
Reported from HET (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1498) as amended in HD 2, recommending referral to FIN.
HISB1586Engross
50%
Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii to establish five full-time equivalent (5.0 FTE) positions at the college of tropical agriculture and human resources. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
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2023-03-24
To House Finance Committee
HISB106Engross
50%
Authorizes the Department of Health to require the Department of Education to report coronavirus disease 2019 potential outbreaks or other public health emergencies and related information in a manner most appropriate to public health and safety, as ...
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2023-03-23
The committee on EDN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Woodson, Marten, Evslin, Kapela, La Chica, Matayoshi, Perruso, Quinlan; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Martinez, Todd, Garcia.
HISB300Engross
50%
Prohibits the expenditure of public moneys for any land improvement if the land is not owned or leased by the State, unless the moneys are appropriated by the Legislature and the Legislature makes a declaration of public purpose regarding the appropr...
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2023-03-23
The committee on WAL recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 5 Ayes: Representative(s) Ichiyama, Poepoe, Morikawa, Takayama, Souza; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Chun, Ganaden, Hashem.
HISB755Engross
50%
Requires the State Council on Developmental Disabilities to submit a report to the Legislature prior to the convening of the Regular Session of 2025 focused on the health disparities experienced by persons in the State with developmental or intellect...
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2023-03-23
To House Finance Committee
HISB1573Engross
50%
Establishes a working group within the Office of the Governor for administrative purposes to ascertain the State's available water resources and water system source capacity and streamline well permit approval processes to further plan for the develo...
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2023-03-23
To House Finance Committee
HISR27Intro
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Urging The Counties To Implement And Enforce Regulations That Ensure Car Sharing Services And Operations Do Not Negatively Impact The Traffic, Parking, And Character Of Residential Neighborhoods.
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2023-03-23
The committee(s) on TCA recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in TCA were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Lee, Inouye, Elefante, Keohokalole; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Awa; and 0 Excused: none.
HISCR33Intro
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Urging The Counties To Implement And Enforce Regulations That Ensure Car Sharing Services And Operations Do Not Negatively Impact The Traffic, Parking, And Character Of Residential Neighborhoods.
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2023-03-23
The committee(s) on TCA recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in TCA were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Lee, Inouye, Elefante, Keohokalole; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Awa; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB75Engross
50%
Appropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to inventory historic properties and burial sites in the State, collect data on burial site locations, and conduct an archaeological surface survey. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
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2023-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB62Engross
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Reestablishes the Hawaii medical education special fund. Appropriates funds into and out of the Hawaii medical education special fund to the John A. Burns School of Medicine for graduate medical education and training programs, to create more residen...
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2023-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB86Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Agriculture, in coordination with the Office of Planning and Sustainable Development, to update the State Agriculture Functional Plan to include other agricultural economic updates that expand the State's priority on food b...
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2023-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB113Engross
50%
Clarifies that calculations to determine whether a non-perishable good labeled "Hawaii Made" has met the requirement that at least 51% of the wholesale value of the product is added by production within the State include operating and overhead expens...
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2023-03-22
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HISB306Engross
50%
Requires that prior to the adoption, amendment, or repeal of an administrative rule, electronic notice of the proposed rulemaking be provided to all persons who have made a timely written request to, and provided a valid working email address to, the...
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2023-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB295Engross
50%
Establishes within the office of wellness and resilience the Malama Ohana working group to seek, design, and recommend transformative changes to the State's existing child welfare system and allow the office to contract with an administrative facilit...
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2023-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB302Engross
50%
Temporarily reinstates the technology infrastructure renovation tax credit. Expands the definition of "technology-enabled infrastructure" to include data servers. Requires a report from the department of taxation analyzing the tax implications for sp...
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2023-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB281Engross
50%
Establishes a state income tax deduction for eligible contributions made to a college savings program established under chapter 256, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Effective 6/30/3000. Applies to taxable years beginning after an unspecified date. (HD1)
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2023-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB420Engross
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Establishes the sustainable food systems working group within the department of agriculture. Requires the working group to submit a plan, any recommendations for implementing the plan, and any proposed legislation to the legislature. Appropriates fun...
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2023-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB409Engross
50%
Appropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for the Community Fuels Reduction Project. Beginning with fiscal year 2025-2026 and each fiscal year thereafter, requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to establish the...
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2023-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB576Engross
50%
Requires reports of official out-of-state and intrastate travel by state employees, officers, or other representatives of state departments or agencies, including the judiciary and University of Hawaii, to be made available for public review on the C...
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2023-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB500Engross
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Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii at Manoa to establish three additional permanent mental health practitioner positions within the Division of Student Success' Counseling and Student Development Center. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
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2023-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB782Engross
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Establishes and appropriates funds for a grant program in the Department of Agriculture to provide grants to taro farmers in meeting the costs of cultivating taro for consumption. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
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2023-03-22
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HISB745Engross
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Extends the offense of false labeling of Hawaii-grown coffee to include roasted coffee. Imposes $10,000 fine for each separate offense of false labeling of Hawaii-grown coffee. Makes an appropriation for 1.0 FTE enforcement position. Effective 6/30/3...
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2023-03-22
The committee on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Nakashima, Sayama, Amato, Belatti, Hussey-Burdick, Gates, Lowen, Onishi, Pierick; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Hashem, Tam.
HISB900Engross
50%
Requires the executive office on aging to submit to the legislature annual progress reports on the Hawaii state health insurance assistance program. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
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2023-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB752Engross
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Requires the comptroller to identify state office buildings that can provide equitable telecommunication access to allow certain residents, including residents with disabilities, to participate remotely in legislative hearings. Requires a report to t...
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2023-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB735Engross
50%
Establishes that the public auction requirement for the disposition of water rights shall not be required for a lease of water for commercial kalo cultivation. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
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2023-03-22
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISB759Engross
50%
Requires the office of primary care and rural health to oversee and support community efforts to collaboratively address the health and wellness needs of the State's most underserved rural residents to develop plans that align with appropriate provid...
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2023-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB746Engross
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Expands the coffee labeling and advertising requirements to include ready-to-drink coffee beverages and inner packages and inner wrapping labels. Requires disclosure on the label of coffee blends of the respective geographic and regional origins and ...
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2023-03-22
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HISB730Engross
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Appropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to restore and restock fishponds by providing fingerlings and limu and establishing one full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) aquaculture coordinator biologist VI position. Effective 6/30/30...
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2023-03-22
To House Finance Committee
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