Hawaii Senator Gil Keith-agaran [D]

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HISB134IntroProhibits the governor or the mayor from suspending requests for public records or vital statistics during a declared state of emergency.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB3IntroPromotes the construction of high density housing within a onehalf mile radius of a rail station along a rail transit system.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Energy, Economic Development, and Tourism Committee
HISB10IntroRequires counties to adopt rules allowing religious and educational institutions to build affordable housing units on land they own regardless of current zoning restrictions.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB65IntroAllows direct shipment of all forms of liquor, rather than just wine, by certain licensees. Requires the county liquor commissions to adopt rules and regulations.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB38IntroAuthorizes 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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2021-01-22
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB133IntroRequires at least one Attorney General investigator be based in each county in the State.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB137IntroAuthorizes county land use decisionmaking authorities to amend district boundaries involving land areas greater than fifteen acres, except non important agricultural land or rural land areas greater than fifteen acres but not more than twenty-five ac...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB5IntroEstablishes the procedures for a housing savings account system for all employees in the State.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISB63IntroMakes unlawful the sale of flavored products for electronic smoking devices, mislabeling of e-liquid products containing nicotine, and sale of tobacco products other than through retail sales via in-person exchange. Establishes penalties. Includes e-...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Health Committee
HISB34IntroRequires the state historic preservation division to use a program comment process in its duties. Appropriates funds for the state historic preservation division to conduct a study on buildings built between 1945 and 1970 that would be exempted from ...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB60IntroAuthorizes the issuance of special number license plates representing the Polynesian Voyaging Society for electric vehicles.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Transportation Committee
HISB136IntroRequires the department of education school facilities agency to adopt and publish administrative rules necessary to implement Act 72, Session Laws of Hawaii 2020, by July 1, 2021. Requires the office of the governor to provide a report to the legisl...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Education Committee
HISB18IntroEstablishes an empty homes conveyance tax against certain residential property owners who own a vacant residential unit in the State.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB147IntroRequires the Department of Health to submit an application and a petition for federal exemptions for the state authorized use of cannabis in Hawaii from the Drug Enforcement Administration under title 21 Code of Federal Regulations sections 1307.03 a...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB135IntroRequires the Office of Enterprise Technology Services to conduct a study to determine appropriate state office buildings that can provide equitable telecommunication access to allow residents to remotely participate in legislative hearings for the co...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISB57IntroCodifies certain certification, renewal, and violation processes of vehicle inspectors who conduct vehicle safety inspections under the department of transportation. Repeals requirement for reconstructed vehicles to obtain a special inspection and ce...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Transportation Committee
HISB141IntroAppropriates funds to establish one full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) program director position and one full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) staff member position, and to provide for employee training, materials and supplies, other costs associated with the s...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISB164IntroRequires the State to electrify its motor vehicle fleet by 1/1/2035.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISB158IntroProhibits certain state officials and employees from representing certain interests regarding any state administrative or legislative action for 12 months after termination from their respective positions.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB167IntroEstablishes green infrastructure objectives and policies for state facility systems in the Hawaii State Planning Act to improve the quality of life for residents and visitors. Adds definition of "green infrastructure". Requires the office of planning...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Energy, Economic Development, and Tourism Committee
HISB160IntroChanges the deadline to file nomination papers for public office from the first Tuesday in June to the first Tuesday in May for certain elections.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB161IntroRequires all state building construction that uses concrete to use post-industrial carbon dioxide mineralized concrete unless use of these materials will increase costs or delay construction.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISB169IntroEstablishes ranked choice voting for special federal elections and special elections of vacant county council seats.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB165IntroIncreases the fireworks display permit fee from $110 to $150 and the fine for certain fireworks violations from $2,000 per violation to $5,000 per violation. Clarifies that each aerial device, display firework, or article pyrotechnic having a total w...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB162IntroSpecifies that the amount of damages recoverable by a tenant subjected to an unlawful retaliatory eviction is equal to two months' rent.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB166IntroProhibits foreign nationals and foreign corporations from making independent expenditures. Requires every corporation that contributes or expends funds in a state election to file a statement of certification regarding its limited foreign influence. ...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB157IntroAuthorizes the issuance of a civil license to solemnize marriage and allows solemnization by any individual at least eighteen years of age.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB163IntroAmends statutory limitations on the time period in which a survivor of childhood sexual abuse may file a civil suit. Allows punitive damages. Permits the court to order restorative justice measures at its discretion, if requested by the victim.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB156IntroLimits the government's use of facial recognition systems, except in certain circumstances. Does not apply to personal use of a privately owned facial recognition system when acting in an unofficial capacity.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISB159IntroRequires any person who is eligible to vote and applies for a motor vehicle driver's license or identification card to be automatically registered to vote unless the applicant affirmatively declines. Allows an applicant to affirmatively decline to ha...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB224IntroGives a preference to students who live within the service area of a school or who enrolled in the school the previous school year who apply for participation in a career and technical education program offered by that school. Establishes enrollment ...
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2021-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HISB245IntroRequires the Department of Education's existing Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) working group to create a state plan to make completion of the FAFSA or an opt-out waiver a statewide graduation requirement by the 2023-2024 school year...
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2021-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HISB214IntroEstablishes freedom of press protections for student journalists producing school-sponsored media or university-sponsored media unless subject to certain exceptions.
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2021-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HISB233IntroRequires any person that receives state or county funding who wants to remove a beehive or swarm from the person's property to contract with a beekeeper or pest control operator for removal.
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2021-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HISB228IntroClarifies that work practice standards and notification requirements for the demolition and renovation of facilities containing asbestos apply to single-family residences. Requires the Department of Health to amend its administrative rules in accorda...
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2021-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HISB255IntroProvides that a single commercial marine vessel license satisfies the licensure requirement for all persons aboard the licensed vessel. Requires any person who provides fishing charter services to obtain a commercial marine license.
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2021-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HISB256IntroAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Keahole Hotel & Suites LLC with planning, designing, constructing, and equipping facilities for a hotel at the Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole.
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2021-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HISB220IntroRequires the Department of Education to implement a service-learning curriculum to develop student character, values, self-esteem, civic responsibility, and knowledge of local community issues and concerns though community service volunteer work.
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2021-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HISB234IntroRequires that each state department, board, commission, or agency develop policies under which eligible employees may be authorized to telework.
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2021-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HISB249IntroProhibits the use and distribution in the State of certain single-use plastics. Requires all moneys collected for the provision of reusable or recyclable bags to be deposited in the environmental management special fund.
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2021-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HISB247IntroEstablishes a pilot program to generate revenue through the lease of public library lands to meet the mission of the public libraries. Establishes the library facilities fund. Requires the state librarian and board of education to report to the legis...
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2021-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HISB227IntroRepeals provision requiring light transmittance of no less than 35% on side and rear windows of certain vehicles when using sun screening devices and glazing material. Exempts from the section the side windows of any motor vehicle; provided the vehic...
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2021-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HISB229IntroRequires departments to submit their annual reports concerning their non-general fund accounts to the Auditor in addition to the Legislature. Requires departments to include the status of implementing any recommendations made by the Auditor, and if n...
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2021-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HISB257IntroAuthorizes the Board of Land and Natural Resources to extend certain leases of public lands for commercial, industrial, resort, or government use upon approval of a proposed development agreement to make substantial improvements to the existing impro...
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2021-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HISB219IntroImposes extended terms of imprisonment for certain offenses against property rights committed on agricultural lands.
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2021-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HISB226IntroTemporarily allows the governor to negotiate land exchanges to acquire lands suitable for long-term diversified agricultural production in return for state lands to be developed for affordable, workforce, and other housing. Requires legislative appro...
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2021-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HISB218IntroProhibits a health care insurer, mutual benefit society, or health maintenance organization from requiring an insured, subscriber, member, or enrollee diagnosed with stage two through stage four cancer to undergo step therapy prior to covering the in...
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2021-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HISB232IntroIncreases the maximum civil penalty for littering from $500 to $1,000. Increases the maximum fine for the offense of criminal littering from $1,000 to $5,000.
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2021-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HISB230IntroRequires that mandatory seller disclosures in real estate transactions include identification of residential real properties lying within the sea level rise exposure area, as designated by the Hawaii climate change mitigation and adaptation commissio...
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2021-01-22
Passed First Reading.
HISB248IntroIncreases the procurement preferences for class I and class II Hawaii products.
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2021-01-22
Passed First Reading.
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