Hawaii Senator Dru Kanuha [D]

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HISB589PassPART I - Establishes the University of Hawaii (UH) Cancer Research Center in statute as the Cancer Research Center of Hawaii. Requires the Director of the Cancer Research Center to be appointed in accordance with the Board of Regents policy. Requires...
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2021-07-21
Act 008, 2021 Special Session, on 07-20-21 (Gov. Msg. No. 2).
HISB811PassRequires the department of education to publish a weekly report on schools that have reported positive COVID-19 cases. (CD1)
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2021-07-08
Act 004, Special Session 2021, 07/06/21.
HISB474PassRequires that mandatory seller disclosures in real estate transactions include identification of residential real properties lying within the sea level rise exposure area. Takes effect 5/1/22. (CD1)
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2021-07-07
Act 179, on 07/02/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1307).
HISB808PassRenames the school facilities agency as the school facilities authority. Describes the powers and responsibilities of the school facilities authority by amending chapter 302A, part VI, subpart C and Act 72, Session Laws of Hawaii 2020. Transfers the ...
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2021-07-07
Act 217, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1345).
HISB1015PassExpands the comptroller's duties to include the assessment of office space, including initiating, canceling, and renegotiating current and new leases, office space allocation, and telework infrastructure requirements for agencies and employees occupy...
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2021-07-07
Act 219, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1347).
HISB140VetoDefines transit-oriented development zone. Establishes the transit-oriented zone development improvement board. Requires the transit-oriented zone development improvement board to develop a transit-oriented development zone improvement program to fos...
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2021-07-06
Vetoed on 07/06/2021 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1293).
HISB807VetoRequires each school's academic plan to include a clear accounting of all resources that will be allocated to address and achieve each measurable outcome; the school's priority improvement strategies and measures to determine progress; student growth...
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2021-07-06
Received notice from House that motion to override veto was approved and carried by a 2/3 vote by the members of the House (Hse. Com. No. 2).
HISB242PassRequires that public and charter schools offer education in computer science. Requires annual reports. (CD1)
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2021-07-02
Act 158, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1260).
HISB244PassExpands liability protection for donors to include donations of food and similar donations made to needy persons by organizations. Authorizes the donation of expired food when the donor reasonably believes in good faith that the food remains fit for ...
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2021-07-02
Act 159, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1261).
HISB538PassClarifies the meaning of "program or activity receiving state financial assistance". Excludes cases within the scope of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act from the jurisdiction of the Hawaii civil rights commission. Effective 7/1/2022. (...
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2021-07-02
Act 164, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1266).
HISB806PassRequires the attorney general, on behalf of the department of education, to institute proceedings to acquire certain land owned by the Mililani Town Association by voluntary action or condemnation. (CD1)
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2021-07-02
Act 165, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1267).
HISB873PassAuthorizes contested case hearings to be conducted through the use of interactive conference technology. Effective 10/1/2021. (CD1)
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2021-07-02
Act 168, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1270).
HISB336PassAmends the maximum amount that the Chairperson of the Board of Agriculture is authorized to approve for agricultural loans and aquacultural loans not to exceed $50,000 of state funds, rather than $25,000. (CD1)
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2021-07-01
Act 136, on 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1238).
HISB855PassExtends the sunset date for the coffee berry borer pesticide subsidy program to 6/30/2023 and the program manager position, including the position's civil service and collective bargaining laws exemption, to 6/30/2024. Provides that no single coffee ...
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2021-07-01
Act 138, on 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1240).
HISB696PassExtends the date on which the temporary commission on the thirteenth festival of pacific arts shall cease to exist to August 31, 2025. Permits less than a quorum of commission members to discuss matters relating to official board business outside a c...
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2021-06-28
Act 103, on 06/25/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1205).
HISB828PassGrants exclusive original jurisdiction in matters of divorce to the family court of the circuit in which an applicant is domiciled at the time the application is filed. Repeals the requirement that a person be domiciled or physically present in the S...
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2021-06-25
Act 069, on 06/24/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1171).
HISB793PassRepeals the exemption of individuals with disabilities from minimum wage requirements. (CD1)
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2021-06-21
Act 055, 06/16/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1155).
HISR8PassConvening A Task Force To Address Implementation Of Hawaii's State Law Corollary To Title Ix To Strengthen Hawaii's Efforts To End Campus-based Sexual Violence And Gender Discrimination.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR6PassUrging The Department Of Education To Develop And Implement A Program To Recruit And Employ Qualified Blind Persons To Serve As Orientation And Mobility Instructors And In Other Positions As Teachers Of Visually Impaired Students.
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2021-06-21
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HISR5PassRequesting The Office Of Enterprise Technology Services, In Collaboration With The National Federation Of The Blind Of Hawaii, To Convene A Working Group On Accessible Government Documents.
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2021-06-21
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HISR19PassRequesting 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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2021-06-21
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HISR21PassRequesting The Department Of Business, Economic Development, And Tourism And Department Of Accounting And General Services To Conduct A Cost Analysis Study Of Consolidating West Hawaii State Offices Into A Single Conveniently Located Complex.
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2021-06-21
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HISR22PassRequesting The Office Of Primary Care And Rural Health To Facilitate Discussions With Key Community Health And Social Service Organizations Within West Hawaii And Major Healthcare Stakeholders In Senate District 3 To Address The Health And Wellness N...
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2021-06-21
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HISR24PassRequesting The Department Of Health To Provide A Plan For Improving Its Process For Fulfilling Vital Record Requests By Neighbor Island Residents.
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2021-06-21
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HISR28PassUrging The County Of Hawaii To Utilize The Data Resulting From The 2020 United States Census To Establish, If Allowable, A Metropolitan Planning Organization For The County Of Hawaii.
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2021-06-21
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HISR26PassRequesting The Department Of Health To Survey And Report On Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Instruction Being Offered Throughout State Departments.
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2021-06-21
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HISCR30PassRequesting 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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2021-06-21
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HISR25PassRequesting The Governor's Coordinator On Homelessness To Provide A Status Update On Kukui'ola Village And Work With The Hawaii Interagency Council On Homelessness To Further Fund The Ka Lamaku Shelter Until The Construction Of Kukui'ola Village Is Co...
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2021-06-21
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HISCR38PassUrging The Hawaii State Department Of Education School Food Services Branch To Adopt An Addendum To Its Agreements For The aina Pono Hawaii State Farm To School Program Requiring The Procurement Of Goods And/or Services From Food Hubs.
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2021-06-21
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HISR23PassRequesting The Department Of Business, Economic Development, And Tourism; The Executive Office Of Aging; And The County Of Hawaii Office Of Aging To Conduct A Study On The Necessity And Feasibility Of A Senior Living Center In The Ka'u District.
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2021-06-21
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HISR27PassUrging The Hawaii State Department Of Education School Food Services Branch To Adopt An Addendum To Its Agreements For The aina Pono Hawaii State Farm To School Program Requiring The Procurement Of Goods And/or Services From Food Hubs.
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2021-06-21
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HISR35PassRequesting The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation To Convene A Task Force To Conduct A Feasibility Study For Construction Of A Hospital In North Kona And A Health Care Needs Assessment Of The West Hawaii Region.
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2021-06-21
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HISR34PassRequesting The Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation And Adaptation Commission And The County Of Hawaii To Collaborate To Identify Sea Level Rise At Kahaluu Bay And Jointly Pursue A Master Plan To Relocate The Pavilion At Kahaluu Bay, Hawaii.
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2021-06-21
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HISR45PassRequesting The Department Of Education To Convene A Working Group To Create A Model Statewide School Policy On Student Suicide Prevention, Intervention, And Postvention In Grades K-12.
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2021-06-21
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HISR51PassRequesting The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency To Develop An Evacuation Plan For The Areas Within Lava Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, And 6.
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2021-06-21
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HISR48PassCondemning And Denouncing All Forms Of Anti-asian Sentiment And All Acts Of Racism, Xenophobia, Intolerance, Discrimination, Hate Crime, And Hate Speech Against Asian Americans And Asian Individuals In The United States And Requesting The Hawaii Civi...
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2021-06-21
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HISCR66PassCondemning And Denouncing All Forms Of Anti-asian Sentiment And All Acts Of Racism, Xenophobia, Intolerance, Discrimination, Hate Crime, And Hate Speech Against Asian Americans And Asian Individuals In The United States And Requesting The Hawaii Civi...
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2021-06-21
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HISR52PassRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Sunrise Analysis On Licensing And/or Certification Of Community Health Workers.
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2021-06-21
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HISR49PassRecognizing October 4 Through October 8, 2021, As Digital Inclusion Week In The State Of Hawaii.
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2021-06-21
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HISR76PassRequesting The Convening Of A Retirement Savings Program Task Force To Assess The Feasibility Of Establishing A Hawaii Retirement Savings Program For Private Sector Employees Without Access To Employer-sponsored Retirement Plans.
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2021-06-21
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HISR119PassEncouraging The Governor To Maintain Teachers And School-level Personnel As Essential Workers During A Pandemic When Contemplating Emergency Furloughs And Layoffs.
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2021-06-21
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HISR149PassRequesting The Department Of Business, Economic Development, And Tourism To Convene A Working Group To Produce An Integrated Strategic Plan For Regional Engagement By The State Of Hawaii In The Pacific Islands Region.
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2021-06-21
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HISR131PassUrging State Departments And Attached Agencies To Train Their Boards And Commissions.
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2021-06-21
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HISR127PassRequesting That The Office Of Planning, In Coordination With Each Executive Department, Identify Departmental Facilities And Infrastructure That May Be Vulnerable To Flooding And Other Impacts Of Sea Level Rise And Assess Options For Mitigating The E...
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2021-06-21
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HISR133PassUrging The Department Of Human Resources Development To Reexamine The Qualifications For State Positions That Are Currently Vacant And Replace The Qualification Of A Bachelor's Degree With An Associate Degree Or Certificate, Where Applicable
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2021-06-21
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HISR194PassUrging The Department Of Agriculture To Expand Its Quarantine Facilities Of The Plant Quarantine Branch.
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2021-06-21
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HISR189PassRequesting The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation And The Department Of Health To Convene A Task Force To Develop Better Mission-driven Hiring And Training Of Culturally-accepted Interpreters Employed At Hawaii Health Systems Facilities And To Create ...
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2021-06-21
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HISR191PassRequesting The Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands To Provide Recommendations For The Maintenance Of South Point Access Road For Motor Vehicles And Pedestrian Traffic.
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2021-06-21
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HISR179PassUrging The Executive Office On Aging To Form A Working Group And Develop A Plan For Outreach To Kupuna To Remediate A Lack Of Digital Literacy, Broadband Access, And Computer Equipment.
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2021-06-21
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HISCR219PassUrging The Broadband Hui To Include A Representative Of The Executive Office On Aging As A Member Of The Hui To Represent The Needs Of Kupuna With Regard To Digital Literacy, Broadband Access, And Computer Equipment.
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2021-06-21
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