Hawaii Representative Ernesto Ganaden [D]

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HIHB1800Enroll
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Establishes a goal for the statewide greenhouse gas emissions limit to be at least fifty per cent below 2005 levels by 2030. Requires the Hawaii state energy office to conduct a study to determine Hawaii's pathway to decarbonization and identify chal...
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2022-05-05
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 826).
HIHB2466Enroll
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Exempts the gross proceeds or income received from the sale of any product resulting from the cultivation and production of unprocessed taro from the general excise tax. Repeals 6/30/2027. (CD1)
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2022-05-05
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 826).
HIHB2424Enroll
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Expands the investigative authority of DHS to include families with foster children with a pending adoption decree or for whom an adoption decree has been issued but adoption has not yet taken place, children who are placed into legal guardianship an...
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2022-05-05
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 826).
HIHB2511Enroll
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Provides funds to the department of Hawaiian home lands to pursue a multi-pronged approach to eliminating its waitlist. Requires the department of Hawaiian home lands to develop a strategic plan to address applicant preferences. Requires an annual re...
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2022-05-05
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 826).
HIHB2512Enroll
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Permits recipients of accommodations or services from an ohana zone site to request a ninety-day extension of the accommodations or services. Expands regulatory exemptions for ohana zones pilot program contracts. Extends the sunset date for the ohana...
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2022-05-05
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHCR14PassEstablishing A Sister-state Relationship Between The State Of Hawaii, United States Of America, And The Autonomous Region Of Madeira, Portugal.
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2022-05-05
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR69PassDesignating The Month Of September 2022 As Child Care Provider Appreciation Month.
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2022-05-05
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR92PassUrging The Department Of Agriculture To Assist Coffee Farmers In Purchasing Organic Fertilizer To Prevent Coffee Leaf Rust.
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2022-05-05
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB1517Enroll
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Directs the department of agriculture to conduct an independent study to assess the economic impact on local coffee farmers and the local coffee industry from potential changes to coffee labeling requirements. Appropriates funds for the independent s...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1561Enroll
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Establishes within the department of education a workforce readiness program to provide opportunities for students to earn associate degrees, workforce development diplomas, pre-apprenticeship certificates, and other industry-recognized certificates....
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1570Enroll
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Bans the sale of flavored tobacco products and mislabeled eliquid products. Establishes fines. (SD2)
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1567Enroll
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Eliminates the use of monetary bail and requires defendants to be released on their own recognizance for certain nonviolent offenses, subject to certain exclusions. Requires the department of public safety to take steps to provide videoconferencing t...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1801Enroll
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Requires and establishes deadlines for state facilities, except smaller facilities, to implement cost-effective energy efficiency measures. Directs the Hawaii State Energy Office to collect utility bill and energy usage data for state-owned buildings...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1741Enroll
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Requires the department of human services to work with the department of public safety, family reunification working group, and other entities serving children and families affected by parental incarceration to establish a pilot visitation and family...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1752Enroll
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Establishes the housing choice voucher landlord incentive program. Requires HPHA to adopt rules without regard to chapter 91, HRS, to establish specified incentives for landlords who participate in the tenant-based assistance housing choice voucher p...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1775Enroll
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Requires annual reporting by the University of Hawaii, department of education, and state public charter school commission to the legislature on the number and types of Title IX cases and other relevant information. Appropriates funds to the departme...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1761Enroll
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Authorizes the issuance of limited purpose identification cards for certain residents. (CD1)
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1758Enroll
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Allows for temporary permits to be issued to registered nurses and licensed practical nurses from a territory or foreign country who are seeking a state license by endorsement. (SD2)
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2020Enroll
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Establishes a lapse date for any unencumbered moneys appropriated pursuant to Act 227, Session Laws of Hawaii 2021. Effective 6/29/2022. (CD1)
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1983Enroll
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Establishes the state media industry development liaison to plan, develop, and execute a statewide media industry development strategy for purposes of establishing a collaborative media industry development program. Appropriates funds for the state m...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1991Enroll
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In counties with a population of five hundred thousand or more, prohibits the sale of a bicycle that has been reported as stolen and is listed on a publicly available online stolen bicycle database. Requires the county police department or other desi...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1992Enroll
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Permits composting and co-composting operations in agricultural districts, under certain conditions. Establishes and appropriates funds for one full-time equivalent permanent environmental health specialist IV position in the solid and hazardous wast...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2233Enroll
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Authorizes the Department of Human Services to provide additional housing assistance subsidies of up to $500 per month to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Temporary Assistance for Other Needy Families (TAONF) program participants wh...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2309Enroll
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Appropriates funds to the department of public safety for identification card machines, to the Hawaii paroling authority for community housing for parolees, and to the department of health for a forensic peer specialist program. Requires a report fro...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2312Enroll
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Establishes the women's corrections implementation commission in the judiciary to ensure implementation of the recommendations from the final report of the House Concurrent Resolution No. 85 (2016) task force, to develop and implement an evidence-bas...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2329Enroll
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Requires the department of land and natural resources to place historical markers throughout the State to indicate sites in the State that were significant in the life of President Barack Obama that have been identified by the department in consultat...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2421Enroll
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Establishes a three-year women's court pilot program within the judiciary's first circuit. Establishes temporary positions. Requires a report. Appropriates funds. Sunsets 6/30/2025. (CD1)
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2491Enroll
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Requires all letterhead of the State and counties to include consistent Hawaiian names, words, and spelling. Requires the governor, lieutenant governor, state legislators, and heads of principal departments to prominently display a Hawaiian translati...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2515Enroll
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Requires the Department of Health to establish and operate a laboratory capable of testing for diseases, testing for air and water quality issues, and conducting other high complexity testing. (SD2)
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2510Enroll
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Makes the state earned income tax credit refundable and permanent. Provides for carryforward of nonrefundable credits previously claimed. Incrementally increases the minimum wage and tip credit beginning on 10/1/2022. (CD1)
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1488Engross
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Requires the tuition residency rules for the University of Hawaii to grant the resident tuition fee for enrollment at any University of Hawaii campus, including any community college, to individuals who have obtained a Hawaii high school diploma or e...
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2022-04-29
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 816).
HIHB1953Engross
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Provides the Department of Transportation with more flexibility and discretion to address substantial hardship situations that impact airport concession contracts. (SD2)
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2022-04-29
Received notice of change in Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 935).
HIHCR56PassRequesting The Department Of Education To Implement A Filipino History, Culture, And Identity Social Studies Course For High School Students.
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2022-04-29
Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 939).
HIHCR182PassRequesting That The City And County Of Honolulu Convene A Working Group To Develop Recommendations To Improve Sidewalk Maintenance.
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2022-04-29
Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 943).
HIHB1823Engross
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Authorizes advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants to practice medical aid in dying or provide counseling to a qualified patient. Requires an attending provider to make an initial determination in person or via telehealth. Amends...
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2022-04-28
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 801).
HIHB2399Engross
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Establishes an Extended Producer Responsibility Program. Requires certain producers of fast-moving consumer goods to register with the Department of Health and pay an annual fee based on the amount of packaging volume the covered producer places on t...
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2022-04-27
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 922).
HIHB1762Engross
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Requires the Executive Director of the Office of Language Access to submit an annual report to the Governor and Legislature on the compliance of state agencies and certain entities with state and federal language access laws, complaints of noncomplia...
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2022-04-26
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Wednesday, 04-27-22 3:30PM in conference room 329.
HIHB1988Engross
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Prohibits the sale, import, harvest, or export of certain coral products, with certain exceptions. Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to amend its administrative rules accordingly no later than 12/31/2024. (SD3)
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2022-04-26
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HIHB2514Engross
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Beginning July 1, 2023, prohibits the operation of underground storage tanks with a capacity greater than 100,000 gallons. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2022-04-26
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 794).
HIHCR6PassRequesting The United States Department Of Defense To Prepare A Plan To Decommission The Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, Store Its Fuel Away From The Southern Oahu Basal Aquifer In A Manner Compliant With Federal And State Law, Prepare A Plan To...
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2022-04-26
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR108PassUrging The Hawaii Housing Finance And Development Corporation To Combat Hostile And Harmful Actions By Profit-driven Investors And Aggregators Participating In The State's Low-income Housing Tax Credit Program.
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2022-04-26
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB2513Engross
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Deposits funds into the Rental Housing Revolving Fund to be used to provide loans or grants to mixed-income rental projects or units for persons and families with incomes between 60 and 100% of the median family income. Enables the Hawaii Housing Fin...
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2022-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-22 1:35PM; Conference Room 329.
HIHCR73PassUrging Each County To Curb The Proliferation Of Illegal Vacation Rentals.
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2022-04-25
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR137PassUrging The Department Of Human Services To Establish Or Contract With A Victim Service Provider To Operate And Maintain An Emergency Shelter For Children Who Are Survivors Of Sex Trafficking.
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2022-04-25
Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 902) in amended form (SD 1).
HIHB1550Engross
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Establishes the Hawaii Medical Education Special Fund to be administered by the John A. Burns School of Medicine for graduate medical education and training programs. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2022-04-22
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 893).
HIHB1841Engross
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Increases the rate of compensation and maximum allowable amounts per case for court-appointed counsel and guardian ad litem. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2022-04-22
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Tuesday 04-26-22 2:00PM in conference room 325.
HIHB1903Engross
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Requires first responders to record in the incident report for each water rescue event the type of snorkel and mask, if any, worn by the person who was rescued or recovered. (SD2)
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2022-04-22
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 747).
HIHB2495Enroll
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Prohibits an employer from entering into or requiring an employee to enter into a nondisclosure agreement pertaining to sexual harassment or sexual assault occurring in the workplace, at work-related events, between employees, or between the employer...
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2022-04-22
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1672Enroll
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Expands the purpose and rationale for which counties may create special improvement districts to include environmental research, restoration, and maintenance; natural resource management; and natural hazard mitigation to improve environmental conditi...
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2022-04-21
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1682Engross
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Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Next Level Solutions Group Inc., in developing a wasteto-energy facility. Effective 7/1/2100. (SD1)
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2022-04-21
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 889).
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