Hawaii Senator Glenn Wakai [D]

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HISB941EngrossRequires an owner or occupier of agricultural land to notify the Land Use Commission of the agricultural uses for which land was subdivided. Grants the Commission enforcement authority over conditions, restrictions, uses, and subdivision of agricultu...
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2019-03-07
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB975EngrossRequires public notice of sale of agricultural or preservation property subdivided as a condominium property regime in a planned community association within 90 days of subdivision and sale. Prohibits any residential use for any period of structures ...
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2019-03-07
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISB907EngrossRequires the University of Hawaii to establish a two-year pilot project to offer a free application day for prospective students who qualify for Hawaii resident tuition. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2019-03-07
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HISB1293EngrossAuthorizes the State to enter into a mutual assistance agreement with an out-of-state utility or other energy provider in order to restore power and utility service to the State, without regard to any regulatory law, in times of an emergency or natur...
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2019-03-07
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HISB1370EngrossEstablishes a grant program to assist lessees on Hawaiian home lands with cesspool upgrade, conversion, or connection costs. Establishes that a recipient of a cesspool upgrade grant shall not be eligible for the cesspool upgrade, conversion, or conne...
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2019-03-07
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISB1389EngrossAuthorizes the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation, at the request of the Hawaii Community Development Authority (HCDA), to establish and operate transit-oriented development infrastructure improvement zone subaccounts within the dwell...
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2019-03-07
To House Transportation Committee
HISB1502EngrossAdds the chairperson of the Hawaiian Homes Commission or the chairperson's designee to serve as an ex officio, voting member of the Commission on Water Resource Management.
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2019-03-07
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISB1500EngrossRequires the Department of Health to collaborate with various agencies to research and develop a plan for a mechanism for increased water circulation in Pokai Bay. Requires the Department of Health to report its activities to the legislature. Takes e...
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2019-03-07
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISB1512EngrossRequires the University of Hawaii, West Oahu campus, to offer a bachelor's of arts degree in creative media. Requires the University of Hawaii system and board of regents to finalize the degree by no later than May 1, 2019. (SD1)
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2019-03-07
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HISB1501EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to implement the cesspool compliance grant program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2019-03-07
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISB909EngrossAppropriates funds for the aeronautical sciences program at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2019-03-07
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HISCR36IntroUrging 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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2019-03-07
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISR30IntroRequesting The Honolulu Board Of Water Supply To Investigate Standards And Procedures For Allowing Event Sponsors To Access Additional State And County Controlled Or Operated Water Supplies.
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2019-03-07
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB458IntroBeginning after December 31, 2021, requires the department of taxation to track the revenues generated by each industry in the State and requires a report of its findings to be submitted to the legislature no later than twenty days prior to the conve...
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2019-02-28
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB747IntroAdds knowingly making a false statement to a county inspector a crime within the offense of unsworn falsification to authorities.
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2019-02-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB952IntroRequires that if an application for pardon is not referred to the Director of Public Safety and the Hawaii Paroling Authority by the Governor, then the Governor shall provide public notice and a waiting period of fourteen days shall apply to the gran...
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2019-02-28
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB340IntroAmends the board of education's membership by inviting the exclusive representative for bargaining unit (5) to appoint a nonvoting public school teacher representative to the board.
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2019-02-26
The committee on JDC deferred the measure.
HISB915IntroProhibits BLNR from approving dispositions that authorize the diversion of water from streams except under specified criteria. Deposits moneys collected via land dispositions that authorize the diversion of water from streams into the forest stewards...
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2019-02-20
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB125IntroAppropriates funds for capital improvement projects of the department of business, economic development, and tourism.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB218IntroRequires the Hawaii technology development corporation to seek to establish a public-private partnership to plan, build, and manage key strategic broadband infrastructure and attract cloud based companies to Hawaii. Makes an appropriation to establis...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB248IntroRequires government entities that engage in search and rescue operations to seek reimbursement when the rescued person required search and rescue efforts because that person acted in disregard of that person's safety, including intentionally disregar...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB255IntroRequires by the end of the 2020-2021 school year that all public schools; public charter schools; and University of Hawaii and its divisions, campuses, and institutions have automated external defibrillators on campus. Requires the public schools; pu...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB241IntroProhibits public establishments from denying shelter to any person when an emergency alert advises the public to immediately seek shelter during the establishments' normal business hours, under certain conditions. Clarifies that remuneration or expec...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB531IntroMakes financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult by a caregiver a Class A felony. (SD1)
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2019-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB604IntroRepeals requirement that a disabled veteran be in receipt of disability retirement pay in order to be exempt from the payment of annual vehicle registration fees.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB607IntroAuthorizes crime victim compensation for mental health services for survivors in cases involving a deceased victim and for children who witness domestic violence in cases of abuse of a family or household member. (SD1)
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2019-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB685IntroAppropriates funds to the department of land and natural resources' division of forestry and wildlife, Maui branch, for invasive species technician positions in east Maui to address invasive plants and animals. Appropriates funds to the department of...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB684IntroExempts members of a county council from the limitation on the number of members that may attend an informational meeting or presentation on matters relating to official board business, including a meeting of another entity, legislative hearing, conv...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB690IntroImplements the recommendations of the Hawaii Sea Level Rise Vulnerability and Adaptation Report issued by the Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission. Makes appropriations. (SD1)
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB688IntroRequires the committee on weights to report to the legislature on any recommendations to the board of education on the weighted student formula. (SD1)
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB1044IntroRequires health insurance plans to cover 3D mammograms for cancer patients.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB958IntroRequires the Chief Election Officer, with assistance from the county clerks for elections involving county offices and countywide ballot issues, to publish an online voters' pamphlet on the Office of Elections' public website and publish and distribu...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB1045IntroRequires barber, beauty operator, and instructor licensees under the board of barbering and cosmetology to complete a one-time, one-hour training program on intimate partner violence awareness and education.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB917IntroRequires the land court to accept a valid government-issued photographic identification issued by the United States, this State, or another state as evidence to prove full name. Requires land court to give full faith and credit to public acts, judgme...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB996IntroRequires rental motor vehicle lessors to incorporate zero-emission vehicles into their fleets. Creates a Hawaii zero-emissions vehicle infrastructure special fund and grant program to promote development of zero-emission vehicle infrastructure. Effec...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB1289IntroProhibits the issuance of building permits beginning on January 1, 2022, for new single-family dwellings that are part of a development of twenty or more dwellings and do not include a rooftop solar energy generation system, unless a variance is gran...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB1421IntroImplements recommendations of the Criminal Pretrial Task Force convened pursuant to House Concurrent Resolution No. 134, House Draft 1, Regular Session of 2017. Takes effect 7/1/2050. Appropriates funds. (SD1)
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2019-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB1443IntroProhibits a company from receiving a grant in consecutive years under the manufacturing development program.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB1446IntroRequires the administrator of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs to receive approval from the board for appointments of the chief financial officer, director of human resources, and attorney. Provides the board the option of having a direct supervisory r...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB1484IntroAppropriates funds for the department of land and natural resources to devise an appropriate plan to create a hiking trail from Malaekahana state park, along the coast, to Turtle Bay Resort passing makai of the James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB261IntroAppropriates funds for the GoFarm Hawaii program. Requires GoFarm Hawaii to provide the chairperson of the board of agriculture with the program's annual goals and a semi-annual report outlining program outputs and outcomes.
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2019-02-14
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB449IntroRequires the court and the prosecution to take appropriate action to ensure a prompt trial in order to minimize the length of time a child abuse victim or minor witness must endure the stress of the child's involvement in the proceedings. (SD1)
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2019-02-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB527IntroRequires the Department of Health to convene a working group to develop a universal symbol, quality control procedures with a focus on a retail product recall system, and standards, regulations, and protocols for the manufacture and sale of edible me...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB636IntroAuthorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds to be appropriated into and out of the rental housing revolving fund, dwelling unit revolving fund, and, contingent upon the enactment of S.B. No. 878 in any form, the home ownership housing revolvi...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB1444IntroAppropriates funds to the Hawaii technology development corporation to continue the small business innovation research program. Requires businesses that receive a small business innovation research grant award to return the award if they move their p...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB1366IntroProvides an appropriation for the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation to support the continuation of business accelerator programs.
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2019-02-14
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB258IntroProhibits the use of lead-based paint on outdoor structures after 12/31/20. (SD1)
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2019-02-13
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB840IntroAllows the elections commission to refer a complaint to the attorney general or county prosecutor in addition to any administrative determination and without the requirement that the commission believes the respondent has recklessly, knowingly, or in...
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2019-02-13
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB704IntroAppropriates funds for various capital improvement projects to be expended by the department of accounting and general services.
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2019-02-13
To Senate Technology and the Arts Committee
HISB1008IntroAuthorizes the development of utility scale solar development projects on certain lands. Effective upon approval and repealed on 6/30/2025.
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2019-02-13
To Senate Water and Land Committee
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