Hawaii Senator Dru Kanuha [D]

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HISB210IntroRequires the family court to terminate parental rights if the court determines, by clear and convincing evidence, that a natural parent committed sexual assault of the other natural parent; the child was conceived as a result of the sexual assault by...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB357IntroAppropriates funds to upgrade the sound system in the auditorium and conference rooms at the state capitol.
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2019-02-12
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISB591IntroIncreases the amount of damages allowed for public school restitution agreements from $3,500 to $10,000.
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2019-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB588IntroRequires the department of education to report the creation of any temporary positions to the legislature at least twenty days prior to the convening of each regular session.
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2019-02-12
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB583IntroBeginning with the 2019-2021 fiscal year, reduces the percentage from 6.5 per cent to 5.0 per cent of the total department of education's operating budget that can be expended for the department's administrative expenditures. Increases the per cent o...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB584IntroRequires 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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2019-02-12
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB1068IntroMakes an appropriation to improve na ala hele, the Hawaii statewide trail and access program, by improving access to and maintaining state controlled recreational trails statewide and promoting hiker safety and education and outreach regarding hiker ...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB977IntroRequires each state government branch to establish a shared leave program for state employees. Allows the chief executive of a county to establish a shared leave program for county employees. Precludes a state government branch from prohibiting leave...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB969IntroBeginning in the 2022-2023 school year, requires each public elementary school or public charter elementary school to offer instruction in the basics of computer science and computational thinking. Beginning in the 2023-2024 school year, requires eac...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB873IntroRequires priority be given to affordable, reserved, and workforce housing applicants who work within twenty-five miles of the housing sought.
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2019-02-12
To Senate Housing Committee
HISB936IntroEstablishes the Mauna Kea special fund and Mauna Kea natural area reserve special fund. Reallocates funds from the Mauna Kea lands management special fund to the Mauna Kea special fund and Mauna Kea natural area reserve special fund.
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2019-02-12
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB1309IntroAuthorizes the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to enter into ninety-nine-year leases of units in residential condominiums located on state lands.
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2019-02-12
To Senate Housing Committee
HISB1527IntroBans the sale of beverage containers connected to each other with plastic connecting devices. Establishes fines. Establishes the plastic reduction special fund. Takes effect 1/1/2021. (SD1)
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2019-02-12
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISCR17IntroRequesting The Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands To Perform An Actuarial Study On The Size Of The Current And Projected Future Populations Of Hawaiians Eligible To Lease Hawaiian Home Lands.
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2019-02-12
To Senate Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISR12IntroRequesting The Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands To Perform An Actuarial Study On The Size Of The Current And Projected Future Populations Of Hawaiians Eligible To Lease Hawaiian Home Lands.
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2019-02-12
To Senate Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISB906IntroAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for the Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation to make improvements at Wailoa small boat harbor. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-02-12
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB830IntroProvides that where public access is required as a condition of a subdivision, either the county must accept dedication of and maintain the access or identify an entity to own and maintain the access. Authorizes the county to require the subdivider t...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB912IntroAllows charter schools to use appropriated funds for facilities improvement, rental, and construction and other infrastructure improvements. Appropriates funds for facilities and infrastructure improvement. (SD1)
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2019-02-11
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB872IntroRequires the Hawaii Community Development Authority to develop a transit-oriented development (TOD) zone improvement program to foster community development by strategically investing in public facilities. Appropriates funds to HCDA for staff necessa...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Housing Committee
HISB1052IntroConverts the earned income tax credit from a nonrefundable to a refundable tax credit.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB937IntroAppropriates funds to the state public charter school commission to allocate to charter schools for meal service costs. (SD1)
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2019-02-11
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB1295IntroRequires that of the four seats on the OHA board of trustees without an island residency requirement, two shall require residency in an urban district and two shall require residency in a rural district. Requires one urban district candidate and one ...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB1532IntroEstablishes the landlord-tenant courts.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1053IntroEstablishes a general excise tax exemption for the gross proceeds or income from the sale of groceries that are eligible under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, regardless of the means of purchase and the SNAP eligibility of the purchase...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB350IntroAuthorizes the Hawaii community development authority to prepare a programmatic environmental impact statement for housing development projects on all lands within the Kakaako community development district. Allows the programmatic environmental impa...
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2019-02-08
To Senate Housing Committee
HISB742IntroIncreases the cap amounts of the tax deduction for individual housing accounts. Repeals requirement for the payment of taxes on distributions used for the purchase of a first principal residence. Requires each employer in the State to provide its emp...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Housing Committee
HISB1311IntroAllows taxpayers to open an individual housing account in the name of the taxpayer's dependent. Authorizes low-income residents to establish an individual housing account to make payments for first month's rent or a rental deposit or to provide fundi...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Housing Committee
HISB451IntroAllows consumers to obtain unpasteurized milk by entering into herdshare agreements with producers. (SD1)
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2019-02-06
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB389IntroAuthorizes the Public Utilities Commission to establish preferential electricity rates for agricultural activities that utilize protected agriculture to produce fruits or vegetables for distribution.
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2019-02-06
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB879IntroAppropriates funds to the office of the prosecuting attorney for Hawaii county for the career criminal prosecution unit.
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2019-02-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB870IntroMakes an appropriation for the Hawaii rural health care provider loan repayment program administered through the John A. Burns School of Medicine.
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2019-02-05
To Senate Higher Education Committee
HISB16IntroAppropriates funds for capital improvement projects of the Hawaii public housing authority. (SD1)
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2019-02-04
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB214IntroRequires the court to appoint counsel to indigent parents and make every effort to do so at the first hearing attended by the parent. (SD1)
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2019-02-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB516IntroAmends the definition of eligible project loan to allow loans to be made for certain rent-to-own housing projects. Requires HHFDC to implement the homebuyers' club and rent-to-own housing programs. Authorizes the issuance of revenue bonds to finance ...
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2019-02-04
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB455IntroAppropriates $5,000,000 to the county of Hawaii for the study, design, engineering, and land acquisition for a wastewater treatment plant for Pahoa, Hawaii. (SD1)
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2019-02-04
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB982IntroChanges the kindergarten start age from five years of age by July 31 to five years of age by December 31.
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2019-02-04
To Senate Education Committee
HISB877IntroMakes an appropriation to establish and fund two advanced life support ambulances based in Puna and Makalei on the island of Hawaii, including acquisition of vehicles, equipment, and personnel costs.
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2019-02-01
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1541IntroEstablishes a minimum-security housing program in a county with a population of more than 750,000 for short-term adult offenders. Provides capacity for a furlough program. Appropriates funds.
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2019-02-01
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB400IntroEstablishes the ALOHA homes authority to facilitate the development of low-cost homes for sale to Hawaii residents on state-owned and county-owned land near rail stations of the Honolulu rail transit system, to be known as the urban redevelopment dis...
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2019-01-31
To Senate Housing Committee
HISB904IntroLimits medical malpractice liability for residents and fellows in accredited residency and fellowship programs acting under the supervision of a licensed physician.
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2019-01-30
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB889IntroRequires the director of health to convene a mental health and substance abuse parity working group to determine how the State can come into compliance with federal mental health and substance abuse parity laws and regulations and enhance existing st...
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2019-01-30
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1030IntroRequires the executive office on aging to coordinate with the University of Hawaii center on aging to implement an active aging initiative. Establishes an active aging advisory committee. Appropriates funds.
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2019-01-30
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB892IntroProhibits doctors, advanced practice registered nurses with prescriptive authority, and physician assistants, when providing emergency services at a hospital from: prescribing any long-acting opioid painkiller, prescribing more than a seven-day suppl...
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2019-01-30
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1159IntroEstablishes the homeland security and resiliency council to assess the resilience of the State's electric grid and other critical infrastructure to natural disasters and other emergencies and make recommendations. Requires the council to report to th...
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2019-01-30
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB913IntroEstablishes a task force within the University of Hawaii to assess the advisability and feasibility of transitioning Hilo medical center into a John A. Burns school of medicine teaching hospital and requires a report to be submitted to the legislatur...
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2019-01-30
To Senate Higher Education Committee
HISB263IntroRequires and appropriates funds for the climate change mitigation and adaptation commission to assist state and county agencies to develop sea level rise adaptation plans and to implement climate change mitigation efforts. Appropriates funds for one ...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB1049IntroEstablishes a Hawaii retirement savings program and the Hawaii retirement savings program administrative fund. Requires the department of budget and finance to annually report to the governor and legislature. Appropriates moneys.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB890IntroAmends Act 127, Session Laws of Hawaii 2016, to clarify the duties of the Special Action Team on Affordable Rental Housing and add additional members to the Special Action Team for the purpose of addressing issues related to extremely low-income hous...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Housing Committee
HISB1294IntroAuthorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds and appropriates moneys for capital improvement projects to install, repair, and maintain air conditioning systems in the Nanakuli-Waianae complex area.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB1156IntroEstablishes a general excise tax holiday for consumers and businesses for hurricane preparation retail goods sold on the condition that businesses pass the savings on to consumers.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
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