Hawaii Representative Gene Ward [R]

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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.
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).
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.
HIHCR166PassRequesting The Governor To Establish A Hawaii Commission On The United States Semiquincentennial By Executive Order.
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2022-05-05
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB1768Enroll

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Exempts the instream use of water for traditional and customary kalo cultivation practices from the existing process for disposition of water rights. Recognizes, confirms, and protects traditional and customary and kuleana rights to water, including ...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1837Enroll

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Establishes a statewide working group on affordable housing to foster increased inter-agency coordination on housing and zoning issues, raise public awareness of ongoing state and county efforts to reduce barriers to affordable housing development, a...
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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).
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).
HIHB2213Enroll

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Establishes the misdemeanor offense of theft of mail. (SD1)
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2022-04-21
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHCR119Engross

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Requesting The State Foundation On Culture And The Arts To Report Information Relating To Expenditures From The Works Of Art Special Fund For The Curation And Preservation Of Native Hawaiian Art.
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2022-04-12
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HIHCR130PassApologizing To The Native Hawaiian People For The Effective Prohibition In Hawaii Schools Of The Instructional Use Of The Hawaiian Language From 1896 To 1986.
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2022-04-08
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR93PassRequesting The Early Learning Board To Prepare A Report Containing A Road Map, Including Proposed Legislation, For The Implementation Of Act 46, Session Laws Of Hawaii 2020.
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2022-04-07
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR166PassRequesting The Governor To Establish A Hawaii Commission On The United States Semiquincentennial By Executive Order.
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2022-04-07
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR119PassRequesting The State Foundation On Culture And The Arts To Report Information Relating To Expenditures From The Works Of Art Special Fund For The Curation And Preservation Of Native Hawaiian Art.
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2022-04-07
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR94Engross

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Requesting The Department Of Health To Examine Issues And Barriers To Enforcement To Reduce Noise From Two-stroke Engines, Mopeds, And Small Off-road Engines.
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2022-04-04
To Senate Health Committee
HIHR88PassRequesting The Department Of Health To Examine Issues And Barriers To Enforcement To Reduce Noise From Two-stroke Engines, Mopeds, And Small Off-road Engines.
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2022-04-01
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR137PassUrging 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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2022-04-01
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR82PassRequesting The Office Of Planning And Sustainable Development's Environmental Review Program To Form A Task Force To Recommend User-friendly Improvements To The Program's Website.
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2022-03-31
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR86PassUrging The Department Of Agriculture To Assist Coffee Farmers In Purchasing Organic Fertilizer To Prevent Coffee Leaf Rust.
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2022-03-31
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR45Engross

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Encouraging All Counties Of Hawaii To Create A Special Number Plate Design For Motor Vehicles To Commemorate The Accomplishments Of Carissa Kainani Moore.
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2022-03-30
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HIHR112Intro

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Establishing A Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands Housing Construction Oversight Committee To Oversee And Regulate The Use Of The $600,000,000 Pledged To Assist In The Development Of Affordable Housing.
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2022-03-30
Failed to adopt report with 20 Ayes Representative(s) Aquino, Clark, Costales, Eli, Har, Hashimoto, Ichiyama, Johanson, Kitagawa, Kong, Luke, Matsumoto, McDermott, Mizuno, Nakashima, Okimoto, Onishi, Saiki, Ward, Yamashita; 27 Noes Representative(s) Belatti, Branco, Ganaden, Gates, Ilagan, Kapela, B. Kobayashi, D. Kobayashi, LoPresti, Lowen, Marten, Matayoshi, McKelvey, Morikawa, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Perruso, Quinlan, Sayama, Takayama, Takumi, Tam, Tarnas, Tokioka, Wildberger, Woodson, Yamane; and 4 Excused Representative(s) Hashem, Holt, Ohno, Todd.
HIHR40PassEncouraging All Counties Of Hawaii To Create A Special Number Plate Design For Motor Vehicles To Commemorate The Accomplishments Of Carissa Kainani Moore.
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2022-03-29
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR160Intro

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Celebrating The Ties Between Hawaii And The Freely Associated States And Urging The President Of The United States And United States Congress To Appoint A Lead Negotiator To Revitalize And Finalize The Stalled Renegotiation Of The Compacts Of Free As...
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2022-03-29
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHR160Intro

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Celebrating The Ties Between Hawaii And The Freely Associated States And Urging The President Of The United States And United States Congress To Appoint A Lead Negotiator To Revitalize And Finalize The Stalled Renegotiation Of The Compacts Of Free As...
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2022-03-29
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHR130PassApologizing To The Native Hawaiian People For The Effective Prohibition In Hawaii Schools Of The Instructional Use Of The Hawaiian Language From 1896 To 1986.
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2022-03-29
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB1749Engross

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Establishes and appropriates funds for a supportive housing task force to improve data collection on supportive housing needs in the State. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2022-03-24
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1865Engross

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Requires authorizers to timely provide certain information received from the Department of Education to charter schools. Amends the manner in which per-pupil funds are disbursed to public charter schools. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2022-03-24
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2023Engross

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Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds and appropriates funds for certain transit-oriented development projects identified in the state Strategic Plan for Transit-Oriented Development. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2022-03-23
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2444Engross

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Conditions the authority of a county whose population is greater than five hundred thousand to exercise state housing powers upon a county's continued compliance with provisions regarding the acceptance of the dedication of infrastructure and public ...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHCR12Intro

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Urging The Judiciary To Assign One Judge For The Hope Probation Program.
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2022-03-23
To House Corrections, Military, & Veterans Committee
HIHR10Intro

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Urging The Judiciary To Assign One Judge For The Hope Probation Program.
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2022-03-23
To House Corrections, Military, & Veterans Committee
HIHB1769Engross

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Appropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to study and combat rapid ohia death in the State. (SD1)
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2022-03-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHCR32PassCondemning Russia's Attack On Ukraine And Supporting Swift And Severe Economic Sanctions Imposed On Russia.
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2022-03-14
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 357).
HIHCR100Intro

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Urging 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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2022-03-14
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHR96Intro

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Urging 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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2022-03-14
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHCR123Intro

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Requesting The Legislative Reference Bureau To Conduct A Study Of The Necessity For Hawaii's Certificate Of Need Program Under Chapter 323d, Hawaii Revised Statutes.
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2022-03-14
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHR111Intro

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Urging The Honolulu City Council To Fund The Core Services For The People Of Oahu Before Funding The Rail With Its New Hotel Room Tax.
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2022-03-14
To House Finance Committee
HIHR114Intro

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Urging Fair Treatment Of Hawaii Kai's Elderly Farmers By Kamehameha Schools By Extending Their Farm Leases And/or Postponing The Deadline For Capping Their Cesspools.
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2022-03-14
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHCR120Intro

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Requesting The University Of Hawaii To Investigate And Address The Feasibility And Accessibility Of A Nursing Program At Honolulu Community College.
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2022-03-14
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHR113Intro

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Evaluating The Frequency Of Untoward Criminal Events In Psychiatric Patients And The Crucial Role Of An Interprofessional Team In Preserving Public Safety.
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2022-03-14
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHR120Intro

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Requesting The University Of Hawaii To Investigate And Address The Feasibility And Accessibility Of A Nursing Program At Honolulu Community College.
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2022-03-14
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHR123Intro

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Requesting The Legislative Reference Bureau To Conduct A Study Of The Necessity For Hawaii's Certificate Of Need Program Under Chapter 323d, Hawaii Revised Statutes.
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2022-03-14
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHB1657Engross

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Requires as a condition precedent for any valid withdrawal of lands out of pasture leases for reforestation purposes that the division of forestry and wildlife submit a funded action plan detailing the planned reforestation process for those lands an...
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2022-03-11
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HIHB1860Engross

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Requires licensed used motor vehicle parts dealers to keep certain records of catalytic converter purchases and shipments. Establishes the felony offense of theft of catalytic converter. Increases the penalty for engaging in certain business related ...
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2022-03-11
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HIHR39Intro

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Requesting The Hawaii Housing Finance And Development Corporation To Conduct An Analysis On The Feasibility Of Factory-built Housing As A Cost-effective And Practical Answer To Address The State's Housing Shortage.
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2022-03-10
To House Housing Committee
HIHCR44Intro

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Requesting The Hawaii Housing Finance And Development Corporation To Conduct An Analysis On The Feasibility Of Factory-built Housing As A Cost-effective And Practical Answer To Address The State's Housing Shortage.
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2022-03-10
To House Housing Committee
HIHCR22Intro

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Urging The Department Of Education To Convene A Working Group To Address The State's School Bus Driver Shortage.
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2022-03-04
To House Education Committee
HIHR20Intro

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Urging The Department Of Education To Convene A Working Group To Address The State's School Bus Driver Shortage.
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2022-03-04
To House Education Committee
HIHR28PassCondemning Russia's Attack On Ukraine And Supporting Swift And Severe Economic Sanctions Imposed On Russia.
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2022-03-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB2442Intro

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Updates the cost valuations of work on buildings for the work to qualify for an exemption from the requirement that plans and specifications for construction projects be prepared by a licensed engineer or architect. (HD1)
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2022-03-02
To House Finance Committee
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