Hawaii Representative Gene Ward [R]

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HIHB2425EnrollAmends the definition of "domestic abuse" under Hawaii's insurance laws and laws relating to domestic abuse protective orders to include coercive control between family or household members. Defines "coercive control". (SD1)
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHR189PassAuthorizing And Empowering The Speaker To Perform And Carry Out Any Official Legislative Business During The Interim Between The 2020 And 2021 Regular Sessions.
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2020-07-10
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB2420EngrossClarifies 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. (SD2)
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2102EngrossEstablishes a hemp processor registry for hemp-derived products that consists of labeling and independent laboratory testing to ensure products do not contain contaminants unfit for human consumption. Prohibits hemp processors, distributors, and reta...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1529EngrossAllows student journalists at public schools to exercise freedom of speech and freedom of the press in school-sponsored media. Takes effect on 7/1/2055. (SD1)
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2020-06-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1901EngrossIncludes any count department of the prosecuting attorney in the definition of "law enforcement officer". Requires the law enforcement standards board to review and recommend policies regarding the use of force and receive and investigate complaints ...
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2020-06-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2257EngrossExpands the scope of the University of Hawaii at Hilo conference center revolving fund to all programs conducted by the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Requires an annual report to the Legislature regarding the fund. Gives the chancellor of the Univers...
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2020-06-26
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2739EngrossTransfers lands to DLNR and establishes that land and adjacent, state-owned land as the Ka Iwi coast state park. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-26
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2015EngrossEstablishes a pilot program within the Aina Mauna legacy program of DHHL to remove and harvest gorse from Mauna Kea and develop it as a marketable product to expand economic opportunities for native Hawaiians. Requires reports to the legislature. App...
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2020-06-23
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2256EngrossExtends the sunset provision in Act 38, Session Laws of Hawaii 2017, for certain exemptions from the Ethics Code as related to UH technology transfer from 6/30/2022 to 6/30/2025. Takes effect on July 1, 2050. (HD2)
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2020-06-23
The committee on HRE deferred the measure.
HIHB1416EngrossEstablishes a Suicide Prevention Commission to develop a strategic plan to reduce suicides within Hawaii's correctional system. Appropriates moneys to the Department of Health to develop a centralized assessment and treatment program. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB469EngrossRequires health insurance policies and contracts issued after 12/31/19 to provide coverage for the cost of hearing aids at a minimum of $1,500 per hearing aid for each hearing-impaired ear every thirty-six months in their base plans. Exempts mandator...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB467EngrossChanges the kupuna caregivers program allocation cap from $70 per day to $350 per week. Appropriates funds for the continued implementation of the kupuna caregivers program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB402EngrossRequires that all grants and contracts awarded by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs shall be subject to be individually approved by the board of trustees. Reduces the University of Hawaii's portion of receipts from the use, sale, lease, or other disposi...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB2526EngrossAppropriates funds for the operating budget of the department of human services for fiscal year 2020-2021. Takes effect on December 31, 2059. (SD1)
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2020-05-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2110EngrossClarifies the group of professionals who are prohibited from knowingly referring or transferring patients to an uncertified or unlicensed care facility. Repeals landlord exclusion. Requires the Department of Health to triage complaint allegations bas...
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2020-05-13
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2454EngrossEstablishes the offense of criminal trespass on critical electrical infrastructure. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-05-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1109EngrossSpecifies who may be granted a temporary permit to practice public accountancy. Specifies the requirements that must be met prior to obtaining a temporary permit to practice. Requires a person to obtain a temporary permit to practice from the board o...
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2020-05-12
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2004EngrossAmends requirements for child passengers. Requires rear facing child safety seats for children under two years of age. Raises certain fines for violations. Effective upon approval. (SD1)
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2020-05-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB933EngrossCreates a crisis intervention and diversion program in the department of health to divert those in need to appropriate health care and away from the criminal justice system. Appropriates funds. Sunsets on 6/30/2023. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD2)
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB1947EngrossAppropriates funds for programs, ceremonies, and activities commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. Effective July 1, 2050. (HD1)
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB1922EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for efforts to substantially reduce and eradicate certain invasive species in the county of Maui. Effective 7/1/2150. (HD1)
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB1921EngrossRequires any hunting guide or hunter to obtain and submit to the Department of Land and Natural Resources written permission from any private landowner upon which the hunting guide or hunter is engaged in guide or hunting activities. Requires the Div...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB1975EngrossRequires that any county of the State with a population greater than 500,000 adopt the recommendations of the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration and submit a report to the Legislature on steps taken to improve efficiency and revenu...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHCR18IntroRequesting The Counties To Develop Procedures To Accept Donations Of Certain Lands.
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2020-03-16
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2099EngrossAmends the description for the appropriation for the Alzheimer's disease and related dementia services coordinator in Act 127, SLH 2019. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2139EngrossAppropriates funds to support the programs of the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation. Takes effect on 7/1/2112. (HD1)
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHR16IntroRequesting The Counties To Develop Procedures To Accept Donations Of Certain Lands.
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2020-03-16
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2236EngrossAppropriates funds for collective bargaining increases and other current expenses. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2421EngrossCreates a board of trustees for the Hawaii school for the deaf and blind to establish an independent governance structure for the school. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (HD2)
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2020-03-16
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HIHB2522EngrossRequires DOH to establish a continuum of stabilization beds statewide by repurposing unused state facilities for short-term residential use by non-forensic patients with substance abuse or mental health conditions, and accessing and triaging the pati...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2525EngrossExtends the emergency department homelessness assessment pilot program and medical respite pilot program to December 31, 2021. Appropriates funds. Effective December 31, 2059. (HD2)
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2511EngrossProvides funding for the rental or lease of facilities through legislative appropriations and bond authorizations to the state public charter school commission for the design, planning, construction, repair, and maintenance of public charter school i...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2697EngrossEstablishes a no time to lose commission to examine how the State's public schools can be internationally competitive. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHCR48IntroUrging The United States Congress To Keep The American People Safe And Healthy By Decreasing The Nation's Dependency On Foreign Manufactured Pharmaceutical Ingredients And Medicine, Particularly From China
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2020-03-16
To House Health Committee
HIHR75IntroRequesting The Department Of Health To Convene A Task Force To Review The State's Food Security And Food Safety Practices.
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2020-03-16
To House Health Committee
HIHCR94IntroRequesting The Department Of Health To Convene A Task Force To Review The State's Food Security And Food Safety Practices.
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2020-03-16
To House Health Committee
HIHR69IntroUrging 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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2020-03-16
To House Transportation Committee
HIHCR88IntroUrging 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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2020-03-16
To House Transportation Committee
HIHCR169IntroUrging The Department Of Education To Increase Access And Equity To Dual Credit Programs.
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2020-03-16
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHR148IntroUrging The Department Of Education To Increase Access And Equity To Dual Credit Programs.
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2020-03-16
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHR118IntroUrging The Department Of Health To Amend Its Administrative Rules To Allow For Commercial Sale Of Rabbit Meat For Consumption.
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2020-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHCR135IntroUrging The Department Of Health To Amend Its Administrative Rules To Allow For Commercial Sale Of Rabbit Meat For Consumption.
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2020-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHCR86IntroCommending The Governor Ariyoshi Foundation For Its Vision And Leadership In Advancing Space Education And Research Through The Hawaii Space Industry Innovation Program Which Integrates Space Exploration, Education, Research, And Development Activiti...
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2020-03-11
To House Economic Development & Business Committee
HIHCR127IntroUrging The President Of The United States, United States Congress, United States Department Of Health And Human Services, And United States Centers For Disease Control And Prevention To Fully Support Hawaii In The Screening, Prevention, And Containme...
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2020-03-11
To House Health Committee
HIHR106IntroUrging The President Of The United States, United States Congress, United States Department Of Health And Human Services, And United States Centers For Disease Control And Prevention To Fully Support Hawaii In The Screening, Prevention, And Containme...
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2020-03-11
To House Health Committee
HIHCR130IntroRequesting Approval From The Federal Highway Administration For A Proposed Low-income And Workforce Housing Project Located Within The Footprint Of Federally-funded Interstate Highway, F.a.p. No. I-h1-1(13), Ewa Of Hugh Street In Pearl City And Urgin...
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2020-03-11
To House Transportation Committee
HIHCR132IntroExpressing Support For A Motor Vehicle Racetrack Or Raceway Park On Oahu And Requesting The Department Of Public Safety; Department Of Business, Economic Development, And Tourism; And The City And County Of Honolulu To Facilitate And Approve Its Deve...
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2020-03-11
To House Transportation Committee
HIHR112IntroUrging The Congress Of The United States To Call A Convention For Proposing Amendments Pursuant To Article V Of The United States Constitution Limited To Proposing Amendments That Impose Fiscal Restraints On The Federal Government, Limit The Power An...
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2020-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHCR144IntroRequesting The Hawaii Tourism Authority To Conduct A Study To Identify And Address The Impacts Of Tourism On Communities Throughout The State.
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2020-03-11
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
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