Hawaii Representative Gene Ward [R]

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HIHB654PassAppropriates funds to the University of Hawaii Cancer Center to determine the etiologies of the high incidence of liver and bile duct cancer in Hawaii. Establishes reporting requirements. (HB654 CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 265, 07/08/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1367).
HIHB655VetoDesignates the month of September of each year as Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. (SD1)
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2019-07-09
Vetoed (SD1) on 07-09-19 - (SD1) Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1375).
HIHB1272PassAuthorizes pharmacies to accept the return of any prescription drug for disposal via collection receptacles or mail-back programs; prohibits pharmacies from redispensing returned prescription drugs or accepting returned prescription drugs in exchange...
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2019-07-05
Act 183, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1285).
HIHB471PassEstablishes quorum requirements for the Policy Advisory Board for Elder Affairs. (HB471 CD1)
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2019-06-28
Act 125, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1227).
HIHB465PassMakes an appropriation to the department of health to provide funding for the kupuna care program. (SD2)
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2019-06-28
Act 123, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1225).
HIHB468PassAppropriates funds for the healthy aging partnership program to further the program's role in improving the health and well-being of Hawaii's kupuna. (SD2)
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2019-06-28
Act 124, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1226).
HIHB1157PassExempts students in post-secondary education programs from immunization requirements if they attend classes exclusively online or through distance learning, under certain conditions. (HB1157 CD1)
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2019-06-25
Act 101, 06/20/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1203).
HIHB1417PassRequires the Department of Human Services to use an integrated and multigenerational approach to delivering human services to reduce the incidence of intergenerational poverty and dependence on public benefits. (HB1417 CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 082, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1183).
HIHCR113PassConvening The Multiple Languages Emergency Notification Working Group.
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2019-05-02
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR225PassAuthorizing And Empowering The Speaker To Perform And Carry Out Any Official Legislative Business During The Interim Between The 2019 And 2020 Regular Sessions.
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2019-05-02
Resolution adopted in final form.
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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2019-04-25
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 868).
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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2019-04-22
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 948).
HIHCR36PassUrging The Governor's Coordinator On Homelessness And The City And County Of Honolulu To Come Together And Prioritize Their Homelessness Efforts In The Area Surrounding The Hawaii Children's Discovery Center By Convening A Task Force.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR202PassDeclaring April As Child Abuse Prevention Month.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR205PassRequesting The Department Of Human Services, In Consultation With The Department Of Public Safety, To Work With The Family Reunification Working Group And Other Community Stakeholders To Develop A Plan To Establish Visitation Centers At All State Cor...
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
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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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 917).
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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2019-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 909).
HIHCR201EngrossDesignating April As Organ Donor Awareness Month In Hawaii.
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2019-04-11
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HIHR105PassConvening The Multiple Languages Emergency Notification Working Group.
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2019-04-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB144EngrossDirects and appropriates funds for UHERO to conduct an economic impact study regarding the impact of potential changes to coffee labeling laws on the local coffee industry. Establishes and appropriates funds for a coffee labeling task force. (SD1)
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2019-04-02
The committee on WAM deferred the measure.
HIHCR46IntroRequesting The Department Of Health To Conduct A Study On The State Comprehensive Emergency Medical Services System To Identify Issues And Problems And Propose Initiatives To Improve The System.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHR44IntroRequesting The Department Of Health To Conduct A Study On The State Comprehensive Emergency Medical Services System To Identify Issues And Problems And Propose Initiatives To Improve The System.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHR188IntroRequesting That The Hawaii State Executive Office On Aging Update The 2013 White Paper On Active Aging And Provide A Final Report On Its Updated Version No Later Than The Start Of The Regular Session Of 2022.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR209IntroRequesting That The Hawaii State Executive Office On Aging Update The 2013 White Paper On Active Aging And Provide A Final Report On Its Updated Version No Later Than The Start Of The Regular Session Of 2022.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR229IntroSupporting The Intent Of The International Moonbase Alliance To Advance Space Exploration And Space Settlement In The State By Building An International Lunar Research And Development Park On The Island Of Hawaii.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHR204IntroSupporting The Intent Of The International Moonbase Alliance To Advance Space Exploration And Space Settlement In The State By Building An International Lunar Research And Development Park On The Island Of Hawaii.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR206IntroStrongly Urging The United States Department Of The Interior And The United States Congress To Provide Additional Federal Aid And Support To The State Of Hawaii For Financial, Medical, And Other Federal Assistance For Migrants Covered By The Compact ...
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHR182IntroDeclaring April As Child Abuse Prevention Month.
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2019-03-28
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHR184IntroRequesting The Department Of Human Services, In Consultation With The Department Of Public Safety, To Work With The Family Reunification Working Group And Other Community Stakeholders To Develop A Plan To Establish Visitation Centers At All State Cor...
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2019-03-28
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHR185IntroStrongly Urging The United States Department Of The Interior And The United States Congress To Provide Additional Federal Aid And Support To The State Of Hawaii For Financial, Medical, And Other Federal Assistance For Migrants Covered By The Compact ...
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR131IntroRequesting The Governor Report On The Status Of And Propose Future Plans For The Hawaii Health Authority.
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2019-03-27
To House Finance Committee
HIHR180IntroDesignating February Of Each Year As Liver And Bile Duct Cancer Awareness Month In The State Of Hawaii.
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2019-03-27
To House Finance Committee
HIHR121IntroRequesting The Governor Report On The Status Of And Propose Future Plans For The Hawaii Health Authority.
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2019-03-27
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR200IntroDesignating February Of Each Year As Liver And Bile Duct Cancer Awareness Month In The State Of Hawaii.
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2019-03-27
To House Finance Committee
HIHR190IntroDeclaring June 27 Of Each Year As Post-traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day And Designating The Month Of June Of Each Year As Post-traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month In Hawaii.
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2019-03-27
To House Finance Committee
HIHR181IntroDesignating April As Organ Donor Awareness Month In Hawaii.
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2019-03-27
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHCR211IntroDeclaring June 27 Of Each Year As Post-traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day And Designating The Month Of June Of Each Year As Post-traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month In Hawaii.
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2019-03-27
To House Finance Committee
HIHR218PassHonoring Oswald K. Stender For A Lifetime Of Dedicated Service To The Native Hawaiian Community.
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2019-03-27
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB378EngrossEstablishes the Filipino-American World War II veterans burial assistance special fund and appropriates funds for burial grants for qualifying Filipino-American World War II veterans to provide funeral and burial services and transportation of their ...
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2019-03-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHCR35IntroRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Comprehensive And Management Audit Of Each Contract That Exceeds $1,000,000 And Has Been Entered Into During The Past Five Years Between The Department Of Human Services And Any Domestic Violence Nonprofit Organiza...
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2019-03-22
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHR38IntroRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Comprehensive And Management Audit Of Each Contract That Exceeds $1,000,000 And Has Been Entered Into During The Past Five Years Between The Department Of Human Services And Any Domestic Violence Nonprofit Organiza...
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2019-03-22
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHR84IntroUrging The Executive Office On Aging To Work With The University Of Hawaii Center On Aging To Establish An Active Aging Initiative And Active Aging Advisory Committee.
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2019-03-22
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHCR87IntroUrging The Executive Office On Aging To Work With The University Of Hawaii Center On Aging To Establish An Active Aging Initiative And Active Aging Advisory Committee.
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2019-03-22
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHCR203IntroRequesting The Department Of Human Services To Examine The Implementation Of Act 217, Session Laws Of Hawaii 2018, Regarding Misrepresentation Of Service Animals.
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2019-03-22
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHR183IntroRequesting The Department Of Human Services To Examine The Implementation Of Act 217, Session Laws Of Hawaii 2018, Regarding Misrepresentation Of Service Animals.
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2019-03-22
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB466EngrossAppropriates funds to the department of health for the aging and disability resource center. Takes effect on 1/1/2059. (SD1)
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2019-03-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1277EngrossProvides scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of qualified students at any four-year University of Hawaii campus who meet certain eligibility criteria. Makes an appropriation for the Hawaii Promise Program. (HB1277 HD1)
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2019-03-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHCR53IntroRequesting The John A. Burns School Of Medicine In Collaboration With The University Of Hawaii Community Design Center To Conduct A Feasibility Study For A Teaching Hospital In West Hawaii.
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2019-03-14
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHR54IntroRequesting The John A. Burns School Of Medicine In Collaboration With The University Of Hawaii Community Design Center To Conduct A Feasibility Study For A Teaching Hospital In West Hawaii.
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2019-03-14
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHR76IntroRequesting The Department Of Health To Provide Analysis And Recommendations On The Establishment Of A Certification Process, Oversight Board, And Reimbursement Process For Community Health Workers.
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2019-03-14
To House Health Committee
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