Hawaii Senator Glenn Wakai [D]

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HISB589PassPART I - Establishes the University of Hawaii (UH) Cancer Research Center in statute as the Cancer Research Center of Hawaii. Requires the Director of the Cancer Research Center to be appointed in accordance with the Board of Regents policy. Requires...
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2021-07-21
Act 008, 2021 Special Session, on 07-20-21 (Gov. Msg. No. 2).
HISB811PassRequires the department of education to publish a weekly report on schools that have reported positive COVID-19 cases. (CD1)
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2021-07-08
Act 004, Special Session 2021, 07/06/21.
HISB1387PassRequires dog and cat owners to microchip their pets. Takes effect 1/1/2022. (CD1)
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2021-07-08
Act 005, Special Session 2021, 07/06/21.
HISB157PassAuthorizes the issuance of a civil license to solemnize marriage and allows solemnization by any individual at least eighteen years of age. (CD1)
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2021-07-07
Act 211, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1339).
HISB222PassBeginning 7/1/2022, requires the comptroller's annual report to the governor and legislature to include a list of all accounts that were closed by the comptroller during the immediately preceding fiscal year, and a list of accounts that remain open b...
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2021-07-07
Act 202, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1330).
HISB764PassAdds a permanent commercial driver's license disqualification for a commercial driver's license or commercial learner's permit holder who is convicted of a felony involving severe forms of trafficking in persons, without the possibility of reinstatem...
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2021-07-07
Act 215, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1343).
HISB765PassEstablishes sentencing guidelines for highly intoxicated drivers. Requires that ignition interlock devices be installed on all vehicles operated by a person upon license revocation. Increases the license revocation period and extends the applicable l...
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2021-07-07
Act 216, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1344).
HISB808PassRenames the school facilities agency as the school facilities authority. Describes the powers and responsibilities of the school facilities authority by amending chapter 302A, part VI, subpart C and Act 72, Session Laws of Hawaii 2020. Transfers the ...
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2021-07-07
Act 217, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1345).
HISB1015PassExpands the comptroller's duties to include the assessment of office space, including initiating, canceling, and renegotiating current and new leases, office space allocation, and telework infrastructure requirements for agencies and employees occupy...
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2021-07-07
Act 219, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1347).
HISB1329PassRequires procurement protests to be addressed as expeditiously as possible. Establishes time limits to resolve certain procurement protests. Amends the cash or protest bond amount for parties initiating administrative proceedings for review of certai...
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2021-07-07
Act 224, 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1352).
HISB140VetoDefines transit-oriented development zone. Establishes the transit-oriented zone development improvement board. Requires the transit-oriented zone development improvement board to develop a transit-oriented development zone improvement program to fos...
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2021-07-06
Vetoed on 07/06/2021 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1293).
HISB807VetoRequires each school's academic plan to include a clear accounting of all resources that will be allocated to address and achieve each measurable outcome; the school's priority improvement strategies and measures to determine progress; student growth...
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2021-07-06
Received notice from House that motion to override veto was approved and carried by a 2/3 vote by the members of the House (Hse. Com. No. 2).
HISB224PassGives 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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2021-07-02
Act 157, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1259).
HISB242PassRequires that public and charter schools offer education in computer science. Requires annual reports. (CD1)
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2021-07-02
Act 158, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1260).
HISB244PassExpands liability protection for donors to include donations of food and similar donations made to needy persons by organizations. Authorizes the donation of expired food when the donor reasonably believes in good faith that the food remains fit for ...
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2021-07-02
Act 159, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1261).
HISB814PassRequires members of the charter school commission to collectively possess experience and expertise in various fields. Clarifies authorizer compliance requirements in cases of an appeal. (CD1)
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2021-07-02
Act 167, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1269).
HISB806PassRequires the attorney general, on behalf of the department of education, to institute proceedings to acquire certain land owned by the Mililani Town Association by voluntary action or condemnation. (CD1)
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2021-07-02
Act 165, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1267).
HISB813PassRequires authorizers to provide to each charter schools it oversees a list of approved independent auditors. (CD1)
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2021-07-02
Act 166, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1268).
HISB936PassAuthorizes the department of health to disseminate information on seizure first aid. Authorizes employers to disseminate information on seizure first aid provided by the department of health to their employees at the employer's workplace. Sunsets 6/3...
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2021-07-02
Act 150, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1252).
HISB57PassCodifies certain certification, renewal, and violation processes of vehicle inspectors who conduct vehicle safety inspections under the department of transportation. Makes inoperable the requirement for reconstructed vehicles to obtain a special insp...
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2021-07-01
Act 129, on 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1231).
HISB934PassExempts hydrogen fuels from petroleum product measurement requirements. (CD1)
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2021-07-01
Act 135, on 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1237).
HISB159PassMakes an application for voter registration part of all state identification card and driver's license applications. Requires qualified applicants to choose to be registered to vote. Requires updating of names and addresses of qualified applicants wh...
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2021-06-29
Act 126, on 06/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1228).
HISB932PassEstablishes the clean energy and energy efficiency revolving loan fund. Repeals the building energy efficiency revolving loan fund. Authorizes moneys in the green infrastructure special fund to be used to finance the option to purchase solar energy s...
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2021-06-29
Act 107, on 06/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1209).
HISB1412PassAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist HK Management LLC, in planning, designing, constructing, reconstructing, renovating, acquiring, equipping, and improving surf industry center facilities. (CD1)
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2021-06-29
Act 120, on 06/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1222).
HISB1421PassCreates a dual use technology task force within the department of business, economic development, and tourism to explore how dual use technology can be used to promote economic recovery and diversify the State's economy. Requires the task force to su...
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2021-06-29
Act 121, on 06/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1223).
HISB225PassSpecifies that the cost of regional infrastructure improvements made by the Hawaii housing finance and development corporation may be assessed against transit-oriented development projects specially benefiting from the improvements, as determined by ...
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2021-06-28
Act 095, on 06/25/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1197).
HISB696PassExtends the date on which the temporary commission on the thirteenth festival of pacific arts shall cease to exist to August 31, 2025. Permits less than a quorum of commission members to discuss matters relating to official board business outside a c...
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2021-06-28
Act 103, on 06/25/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1205).
HISB939PassEstablishes June 19 of each year as Juneteenth. (CD1)
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2021-06-21
Act 053, 06/16/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1153).
HISR35PassRequesting The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation To Convene A Task Force To Conduct A Feasibility Study For Construction Of A Hospital In North Kona And A Health Care Needs Assessment Of The West Hawaii Region.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR44PassUrging Members Of The United States Congress To Enact Federal Legislation Granting Statehood To The People Of Washington, D.c.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR45PassRequesting The Department Of Education To Convene A Working Group To Create A Model Statewide School Policy On Student Suicide Prevention, Intervention, And Postvention In Grades K-12.
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2021-06-21
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HISR48PassCondemning And Denouncing All Forms Of Anti-asian Sentiment And All Acts Of Racism, Xenophobia, Intolerance, Discrimination, Hate Crime, And Hate Speech Against Asian Americans And Asian Individuals In The United States And Requesting The Hawaii Civi...
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2021-06-21
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HISCR66PassCondemning And Denouncing All Forms Of Anti-asian Sentiment And All Acts Of Racism, Xenophobia, Intolerance, Discrimination, Hate Crime, And Hate Speech Against Asian Americans And Asian Individuals In The United States And Requesting The Hawaii Civi...
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2021-06-21
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HISR52PassRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Sunrise Analysis On Licensing And/or Certification Of Community Health Workers.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR49PassRecognizing October 4 Through October 8, 2021, As Digital Inclusion Week In The State Of Hawaii.
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2021-06-21
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HISR55PassUrging The State Of Hawaii Department Of Defense To Continue To Operate The Hawaii National Guard Youth Challenge Academy Hilo Campus.
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2021-06-21
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HISR54PassRequesting The Department Of Business, Economic Development And Tourism To Establish A Working Group To Develop Funding Sources For Rural Broadband Improvements.
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2021-06-21
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HISR61PassUrging The Department Of Education To Include The Teaching Of Financial Literacy In The Existing Personal Transition Plan Course Requirement For Each Student.
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2021-06-21
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HISR63PassUrging The Department Of Education To Use Coronavirus Aid, Relief, And Economic Security Act And Coronavirus Response And Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act Monies To Retain Teachers And Prevent Furloughs.
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2021-06-21
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HISR67PassSupporting And Adopting The Goals Set Forth In The Digital Equity Declaration For Hawaii Adopted By The Broadband Hui.
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2021-06-21
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HISR76PassRequesting The Convening Of A Retirement Savings Program Task Force To Assess The Feasibility Of Establishing A Hawaii Retirement Savings Program For Private Sector Employees Without Access To Employer-sponsored Retirement Plans.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR71PassRequesting The Department Of Agriculture To Consider Amending The Eligibility Qualifications And Lease Terms For Its Agricultural Lots To Aid Small Farm Businesses.
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2021-06-21
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HISR116PassRequesting The Department Of The Attorney General To Propose Legislation That Criminalizes Any Acts By Eligible Public Officials, Including Local Law Enforcement That Violate Their Oaths To Uphold The United States Constitution And Hawaii State Const...
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2021-06-21
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HISR118PassUrging The Department Of Education To Coordinate With The Department Of Commerce And Consumer Affairs To Implement A Graduation Requirement Of At Least A Half Credit In Financial Literacy During The Junior Year Or Senior Year.
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2021-06-21
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HISR119PassEncouraging The Governor To Maintain Teachers And School-level Personnel As Essential Workers During A Pandemic When Contemplating Emergency Furloughs And Layoffs.
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2021-06-21
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HISR120PassRequesting The State Auditor To Perform An Audit Of The Department Of Education's Office Of Curriculum And Instructional Design.
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2021-06-21
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HISR115PassRequesting That The United States Congress Pass A Law That Criminalizes Any Act By A Current Or Former Law Enforcement Officer, Military Personnel, Or Politician That Is Contrary To Their Oath To Uphold The Constitution.
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2021-06-21
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HISR125PassRequesting The Department Of Education To Create A Landscape Management Plan With Goals To Increase Tree Canopies On Public School Grounds, Document Existing Inventory And Talent, And Identify Additional Resources Required To Implement And Sustain Th...
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2021-06-21
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HISR123PassUrging The United States Congress, The Federal Aviation Administration, And The Hawaii Department Of Transportation To Take Every Action Necessary To Address Rapidly Increasing Safety Risks And Community Disruption Resulting From Insufficient Regulat...
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2021-06-21
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HISCR152PassUrging The Department Of Education To Coordinate With The Department Of Commerce And Consumer Affairs To Implement A Graduation Requirement Of At Least A Half Credit In Financial Literacy During The Junior Year Or Senior Year.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
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