Hawaii Senator Glenn Wakai [D]

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HISB2032Enroll

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Establishes the Hawaii Genetic Information Privacy Act. Requires direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to adhere to certain requirements pertaining to the collection, use, and disclosure of genetic data. Establishes fines for violations. Allow...
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HISB2081PassEstablishes the Department of Education Commercial Enterprises Revolving Fund for funds to be expended in the operation of commercial enterprises by the Department of Education. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 145, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1246).
HISB2076VetoRequires University of Hawaii and the Hawaii Broadband and Digital Equity Office (Office) to convene a working group to determine the appropriate governance structure to operate, maintain, and oversee broadband assets. Appropriates funds for three fu...
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2022-06-27
Vetoed on 06-29-22 (Gov. Msg. No. 1331), line-item appropriations veto.
HISB2142Enroll

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Allows Department of Education students to fulfill graduation requirements by taking world language, fine arts, career and technical education, or computer science courses. Establishes a scholarship at the University of Hawaii to encourage students m...
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HISB2137PassRequires the department of health and pertinent county agencies to work together to resolve problems and complaints regarding clean and sober homes. Requires the department of health to educate the public on certain matters related to clean and sober...
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2022-06-27
Act 155, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1256).
HISB2284PassEstablishes provisions relating to the Department of Agriculture's governing of the business of aquaculture. Grants exclusive property rights to persons who lawfully obtain the cultured progeny of wild plants and animals by brood stock acquisition. A...
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2022-06-27
Act 134, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1235).
HISB2283PassRequires the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute to conduct a study to examine the potential for the production and use of renewable hydrogen in the State and the potential role of renewable hydrogen in achieving a local, affordable, reliable, and decarb...
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2022-06-27
Act 140, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1241).
HISB2398PassCreates the Pulehunui community development district to allow for planning, development, and maintenance of public lands in Pulehunui, Maui. Amends the Hawaii community development authority membership to include the director of business, economic de...
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2022-06-27
Act 190, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1291).
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Establishes a state energy policy that requires at least 33.33 per cent of renewable energy to be generated by firm renewable energy. Establishes requirements for the State to maintain a diversified renewable energy portfolio. Amends statutory provis...
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HISB2473PassAmends the focus, scope, responsibilities, and powers of the Agribusiness Development Corporation (ADC). Amends the definition of the term "agriculture" as the term relates to the ADC. Transfers the administrative attachment of the ADC from the Depar...
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2022-06-27
Act 219, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1320).
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Expands the renewable energy technologies income tax credit to include firm renewable energy systems and long-duration renewable energy storage systems. Caps the amount of credit that may be claimed by a tax payer and the total amount of tax credits ...
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HISB2600PassBeginning 7/1/2022, prohibits issuance of permits for future large capacity underground storage tank systems mauka of the underground injection control line. Beginning 7/1/2022, prohibits operation of, and renewal of permits for, large capacity under...
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2022-06-27
Act 157, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1258).
HISB2679PassExtends the renewal period from two years to four years for licensees who are seventy-two years of age or older but younger than eighty years of age. Takes effect 1/1/2023. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 159, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1260).
HISB2621PassAppropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture to establish bovine tuberculosis control operations on Molokai, including staff, land, and equipment. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 135, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1236).
HISB2624PassRequires the Department of Health to implement a telehealth pilot project and publish an evaluation report on the telehealth pilot project outcomes. Requires the Department to implement and administer a rural health care pilot project to provide phys...
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2022-06-27
Act 158, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1259).
HISB2720PassAllows new electric vehicle charging stations and certain upgrades having a single port to qualify for a rebate. Removes the $500,000 cap on the electric vehicle charging station rebate program. Specifies that no rebates shall be approved after avail...
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2022-06-27
Act 202, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1303).
HISB2826PassEstablishes a career development success program within the Department of Education to provide financial incentives for participating public high schools to encourage students enrolled in grades nine through twelve to enroll in and successfully compl...
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2022-06-27
Act 143, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1244).
HISB2817PassRepeals certain Department of Education annual reporting requirements. (HD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 224, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1325).
HISB2819PassRepeals sections 302A-624(c) and 302A-627(a), HRS. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 146, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1247).
HISB2898PassEstablishes the Transit-Oriented Development Infrastructure Improvement District under the Hawaii Community Development Authority. Requires the Transit-Oriented Development Infrastructure Improvement District Board to develop a program to identify ne...
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2022-06-27
Act 184, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1285).
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Amends the minimum qualifications for Board of Education members. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HISB2822PassAuthorizes the Department of Education to offer optional asthma education instruction to students and provide asthma training to teachers and other department employees who interact with students. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 147, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1248).
HISB2893PassEstablishes a one-year school supply subsidy pilot program at all schools composed entirely of students eligible for participation in Title I, Part A, of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act. Approp...
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2022-06-27
Act 142, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1243).
HISB2808PassAppropriates funds to the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation for the State Small Business Credit Initiative Program. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 192, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1293).
HISB2857PassEstablishes within the Department of Human Services, a five-year Child Wellness Incentive Pilot Program that pays $50 to each state medicaid benefit recipient for each completed well-child examination of that recipient parent's child. Requires the De...
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2022-06-27
Act 127, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1228).
HISB2865PassAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist DIBSHawaii LLC in the construction of a net-zero carbon capture storage utilization platform that will recover vented carbon dioxide emissions and scrub and liquify the emissions into...
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2022-06-27
Act 198, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1299).
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Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources' Division of Forestry and Wildlife to adopt rules and issue funds to licensed hunters at a per unit rate for feral axis deer herd management. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HISB3195PassAppropriates funds to the department of Hawaiian home lands for the investigation, exploration, and identification of geothermal resources on Hawaiian home lands. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 205, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1306).
HISB3298PassEstablishes a working group consisting of the Chairperson of the Board of Land and Natural Resources, Director of Public Safety, and hunters and recreational shooters to determine potential locations and requirements for a shooting facility in the Co...
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2022-06-27
Act 214, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1315).
HISB3284PassEstablishes a technology services consolidation working group to develop a plan for the phased consolidation of all state executive branch information technology services and staff, where determined practicable by the working group, within five years...
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2022-06-27
Act 179, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1280).
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Caps the amount of royalties from geothermal resources that are to be paid to the State and to the county in which the geothermal resources are located. Deposits royalties into the University Innovation and Commercialization Initiative Special Fund, ...
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HISB3235PassEstablishes the Safe Spaces for Youth Pilot Program within the Department of Human Services. Requires the pilot program to collaborate with all state and county departments that offer services to ensure the well-being of youth in Hawaii to coordinate...
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2022-06-27
Act 130, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1231).
HISB3372PassAuthorizes the office of administrative hearings, where it is determined that an award of a contract is in violation of law and the award is rescinded and the contract, if executed, is terminated or declared null and void, to award the government con...
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2022-06-27
Act 180, on 06/27/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1281).
HISB3324PassEstablishes a working group to examine and address the problem of infrastructure repair and maintenance in planned housing subdivisions that do not have compulsory homeowner associations. Requires a report to the legislature before the 2024 regular s...
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2022-06-27
Act 200, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1301).
HISB3334PassEstablishes the Director of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism, or a designee of the director, as an ex-officio voting member of the Hawaii Tourism Authority and Stadium Authority boards. Transfers the Stadium Authority from the Department o...
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2022-06-27
Act 220, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1321).
HISB2821PassRequires the Department of Education to provide menstrual products free of charge to all students on all public school campuses. (CD1)
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2022-06-21
Act 113, on 06/20/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1213).
HISB2185PassRequires the auditor of fireworks and articles pyrotechnic records for each county fire department to submit to the Legislature an annual report detailing inventory, recordkeeping, and sales of fireworks to license or permit holders. Effective 1/1/20...
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2022-06-17
Act 049, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1149).
HISB2279PassRegulates the purchase of catalytic converters by used motor vehicle parts dealers and palladium, platinum, and rhodium by scrap dealers and recyclers. Subjects persons who violate related provisions to a class C felony. Establishes the felony offens...
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2022-06-17
Act 088, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1188).
HISB2382PassProhibits the issuance of cabaret liquor licenses to premises located within an apartment mixed use subprecinct within a special improvement or special district in which the economy is primarily based on tourism. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 089, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1189).
HISB2379PassAuthorizes the Special Enforcement Section of the Department of Taxation to examine any sector of Hawaii's economy, initiate civil investigations, use enforcement and education to deter and prevent non-compliance with tax laws, and refer and recommen...
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2022-06-17
Act 079, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1179).
HISB2695PassEstablishes a blockchain and cryptocurrency task force. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 070, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1170).
HISB2869PassAllows obligees under an order solely for spousal support to elect to enforce the order pursuant to chapters 651, 652, and 653, Hawaii Revised Statutes, rather than through the clerk of the court. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 092, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1192).
HISB2923PassIncreases the generally applicable fine and the fine for homeowner liability under the Fireworks Control Act from $2,000 to $5,000. Effective 7/1/2022. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 104, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1204).
HISB2768PassAuthorizes the Governor to designate the Department of Land and Natural Resources to administer or enter into an agreement for the administration of a green jobs youth corps to provide temporary work and training opportunities in the fields of natura...
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2022-06-13
Act 033, on 06/08/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1133).
HISCR2PassRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Sunrise Review Of The Certification And Regulation Of Community Health Workers.
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2022-06-06
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06/06/22.
HISR2PassRequesting The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency To Develop A Preliminary Draft Evacuation Plan For The Areas Within Lava Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, And 6.
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2022-06-06
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06/06/22.
HISR4PassRequesting The Department Of Human Services To Study The Feasibility Of Increasing The Medicaid Reimbursement Rates For Community Care Foster Family Homes, Expanded Adult Residential Care Homes, And Other Types Of Home And Community Based Service Car...
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2022-06-06
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06/06/22.
HISR7PassRequesting The Legislative Reference Bureau To Conduct A Study On The Feasibility Of The State Establishing A Universal, No-cost Pre-kindergarten Program.
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2022-06-06
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06/06/22.
HISR9PassRequesting That The Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands Implement Programs To Support Very Low Income Native Hawaiian Beneficiaries.
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2022-06-06
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06/06/22.
HISR12PassRequesting That The Governor Create A Citizen Advisory Council On Federal Affairs.
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2022-06-06
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06/06/22.
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