Hawaii Senator Glenn Wakai [D] | Engrossed

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HISB530EngrossExempts from the general excise tax gross receipts from the sale of mobility enhancing equipment, hearing aids, prosthetic devices, durable medical equipment, and prescription drugs sold pursuant to a doctor's prescription. Amends the definition of "...
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2019-04-26
The conference committee deferred the measure.
HISB1371EngrossProhibits the abandonment of lay nets used for fishing. Authorizes DLNR to issue permits for the use and possession of lay nets. Requires DLNR to establish a comprehensive, statewide lay net education and enforcement program. (SB1371 HD1)
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2019-04-26
Received notice of change in conferees (Hse. Com. No. 870).
HISB1001EngrossEstablishes a chief data officer and data set task force, within the office of enterprise technology services, to develop, implement, and manage statewide data set policies, procedures, and standards. (SB1001 HD1)
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2019-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-19 2:22PM in conference room 224.
HISB1000EngrossProhibits the issuance of building permits pursuant to an application initiated on or after January 1, 2020, for all new residential multi-family buildings that have ten or more parking stalls and new commercial buildings that have twenty or more par...
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2019-04-25
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-26-19 12:15PM in conference room 224.
HISB1436EngrossRequires the Department of Agriculture to conduct a feasibility study on the establishment of agricultural technology zones, or ag-tech zones, within the City and County of Honolulu. Appropriates funds to conduct the feasibility study. (SB1436 HD1)
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2019-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-19 10:01AM in conference room 224.
HISB1526EngrossAppropriates funds for one DLNRTip app administrator position, software upgrades, and app enhancements to improve the DLNRTip app. (SB1526 HD1)
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2019-04-25
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-26-19 3:00PM in conference room 312.
HISCR112EngrossRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Comprehensive Performance And Management Audit Of The City And County Of Honolulu Department Of Environmental Services.
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2019-04-25
Received notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 962).
HISB752EngrossMakes an appropriation to the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources for research and prevention of the spread of ornamental ginger pathogens. (SB752 HD1)
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2019-04-24
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-19 10:01AM in conference room 224.
HISB1041EngrossProhibits written nondisclosure agreements involving sexual assault and sexual harassment as part of an employee's conditions of employment. Prohibits employers from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing sexual harassment or se...
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2019-04-24
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-25-19 2:00PM in conference room 423.
HISB978EngrossAmends the disposition of unclaimed funds in the Unclaimed Property Trust Fund to allocate funds under a certain amount to the Libraries Special Fund and to amend the threshold amount for funds transferred to the General Fund. Amends the time limit f...
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2019-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 3:10PM in conference room 329.
HISB990EngrossRequires the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism (DBEDT) to engage a consulting firm to conduct a study to evaluate policies and organizational changes needed within DBEDT that will enable the State to successfully execute a tec...
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2019-04-24
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-19 12:46PM in conference room 224.
HISB983EngrossRenames the teacher national board certification incentive program the national certification incentive program. Expands program eligibility to include school psychologists. Clarifies requirements and incentives of the program. Clarifies that teacher...
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2019-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 3:10PM in conference room 329.
HISB1291EngrossAppropriates funds into and out of the Alternative Energy Research and Development Revolving Fund for the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation to provide grants. (SB1291 HD1)
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2019-04-24
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-19 12:48PM in conference room 224.
HISB995EngrossRequires HTDC to adopt rules to require businesses to return a technology research and development grant award if the recipient business relocates its principal place of business within 5 years of receiving the grant. Appropriates funding through the...
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2019-04-24
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-19 12:47PM in conference room 224.
HISB219EngrossRequires the Chief Information Officer, in conjunction with the Information Technology Steering Committee, to review, refresh, and submit the State Information Technology Strategic Plan to the Governor and Legislature on 2021 and every four years the...
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2019-04-23
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-24-19 2:30PM in conference room 224.
HISB341EngrossClarifies exemptions from licensure as a behavioral analyst for general education teachers, direct support workers, special education teachers, and teacher trainees working in collaboration with or under the supervision of licensed professionals. Req...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISB856EngrossRequires the Auditor to perform an operational audit of the academic and financial plans of the Department of Education. Requires the Department of Education to contract with a third-party consultant that specializes in school finance to study the ad...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 920).
HISB908EngrossEstablishes a Statewide Sustainability Division within the Office of Planning to ensure long-term planning, coordination, and implementation of Hawaii's sustainability goals and policies. Appropriates funds. (SB908 HD1)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISB911EngrossAppropriates funds to improve health care services related to cardiac care at Hilo Medical Center. (SB911 HD1)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISCR175EngrossRequesting The State To Convene An Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee To Investigate How To Implement, Develop, And Regulate Artificial Intelligence In The State.
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2019-04-18
To House Finance Committee
HISB537EngrossTransitions from lump sum deferred deposit transactions to installment-based small dollar loan transactions. Specifies various consumer protection requirements for small dollar loans. Beginning 1/1/2020, requires licensure for small dollar lenders th...
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2019-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 907).
HISCR50EngrossRenaming The Natural Energy Laboratory Of Hawaii Authority As The George R. Ariyoshi Natural Energy Lab.
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2019-04-15
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HISCR62EngrossUrging The Governor's Coordinator On Homelessness And The City And County Of Honolulu To Collaborate And Prioritize Their Homelessness Efforts In The Area Surrounding The Hawaii Children's Discovery Center By Convening A Task Force.
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2019-04-15
To House Finance Committee
HISCR61EngrossRequesting The Hawaii Community Development Authority To Study Properties In Or Around Kakaako To Recommend Appropriate Sites For A New Fire Station And To Identify Existing Fire Stations That May Be Relocated Or Expanded To More Effectively Serve Th...
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2019-04-15
To House Finance Committee
HISCR69EngrossRequesting Every Commercial Or Public Building Located On Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands Trust Land To Display A Work Of Art Commemorating Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole And A Description Of His Achievements.
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2019-04-15
To House Finance Committee
HISCR108EngrossExpressing Support For A Motor Vehicle Racetrack Or Race Way Park On Oahu And Requesting The Department Of Public Safety, Department Of Business, Economic Development, And Tourism, And The City And County Of Honolulu To Facilitate And Approve Its Dev...
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2019-04-15
To House Judiciary Committee
HISCR184EngrossRequesting The United States Army Corps Of Engineers, State Of Hawaii, And City And County Of Honolulu To Establish A Working Group To Explore Matters Related To The Ala Wai Watershed.
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2019-04-15
To House Finance Committee
HISCR200EngrossRequesting The Public Utilities Commission To Consider Reasonable Ratemaking Treatment And Cost-effective Solutions To Lessen The Burden Of Energy Costs On Low- And Limited-income And Special Medical Needs Customers.
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2019-04-15
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HISCR201EngrossUrging The Department Of Human Services To Create A Compact Of Free Association Advisory Body.
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2019-04-15
To House Finance Committee
HISCR111EngrossRequesting The Medical Cannabis Insurance Reimbursement Working Group To Continue Its Work To Address The Complexities Surrounding Medical Cannabis Reimbursements By Health Insurance.
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2019-04-15
To House Finance Committee
HISCR20EngrossRequesting The Department Of Agriculture And Hawaii Tourism Authority To Report To The Legislature On The Processing Of State Of Hawaii Plant And Animal Declaration Forms, Including The Costs Involved, And Convene A Task Force To Review The Efficacy ...
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2019-04-12
The committees on TIA recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Onishi, Holt, Cabanilla Arakawa, Cachola, Creagan, DeCoite, Perruso, Okimoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
HISB992EngrossRequires that the management contract for the Hawaii Convention Center be separate from the contract for marketing for all uses of the facility. (SB992 HD2)
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2019-04-09
Received notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 885).
HISB928EngrossProposes an amendment to article X, section 6, of the Hawaii State Constitution to repeal the requirement that the Governor make appointments to the University of Hawaii Board of Regents from pools of qualified candidates presented to the Governor by...
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2019-04-05
To House Finance Committee
HISCR19EngrossRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Conduct A Study On The Necessity Of Vehicle Safety Inspections In Hawaii.
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2019-04-05
To House Transportation Committee
HISB919EngrossAmends the composition of the Board of Regents of the University of Hawaii, and reduces the number of board members from 15 members to 11 members. Specifies terms of holdover board members. Specifies that the Board of Regents shall hold the president...
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2019-04-05
To House Finance Committee
HISCR44EngrossRequesting The Auditor To Evaluate The 2017 University Of Hawaii Internal Audit Of Travel Policy Compliance For Fiscal Years 2015-2017 And Report To The Legislature.
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2019-04-05
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HISCR60EngrossUrging The University Of Hawaii At Manoa To Extend Its Rainbow Shuttle Service Into The Kapahulu And Waikiki Communities.
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2019-04-05
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HISCR72EngrossUrging The Counties To Submit A Report To The Legislature On How Many Vehicle Weight Tax Exemptions Are Claimed By Members Of The National Guard, Military Reserves, And Other Armed Services.
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2019-04-05
To House Public Safety, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee
HISCR71EngrossUrging The Executive Office On Early Learning To Examine And Consider A Sliding Scale Tuition Or Fee Schedule For State Pre-kindergarten Programs.
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2019-04-05
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HISCR137EngrossRequesting The Public Utilities Commission To Monitor Compliance With The Federal Communications Commission Mandates For The Deployment Of Backup Power Generators For Wireless Communications Providers And Collect And Publish Data On Cellular Tower Ba...
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2019-04-05
To House Intrastate Commerce Committee
HISCR35EngrossUrging The United States Environmental Protection Agency And The Hawaii State Department Of Health To Reject The Approval Of A Single Wall Tank Upgrade Alternative Option For The Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility And The Conclusions Presented In Th...
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2019-04-03
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HISCR63EngrossRequesting The Real Estate Commission To Conduct A Study On The Implementation Of Recommendations Found In The Condominium Governance An Examination Of Some Issues 1989 Report By The Legislative Reference Bureau.
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2019-04-02
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HISB387EngrossAuthorizes HHFDC to assist DOE in developing teacher housing projects and contract or sponsor with any state department or agency. Appropriates funds for deposit into the Dwelling Unit Revolving Fund. Requires DOE to lease land and contract with priv...
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB526EngrossAppropriates funds for the Department of Human Services to purchase, staff, and operate two mobile outreach services to serve homeless persons; provided that one of the mobile outreach services shall be allocated to the county of Hawaii. Requires mat...
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB666EngrossEstablishes the Hawaii Airports Corporation (HAC)to assume the authority, functions, and duties of the DOT related to airports and aeronautics. Makes HAC subject to Chapters 103D and 104, HRS. Provides for project labor agreements. Appropriates funds...
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB1046EngrossAllows an employee to take family leave in addition to victim leave for leave to seek safety, medical attention, or victim services related to domestic or sexual violence against the employee or the employee's minor child. Requires the employee to su...
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB1036EngrossClarifies that clinical victim support services for victims of sexual violence and abuse are a mental health outpatient services benefit required to be covered under health insurance policies offered by health insurers, mutual benefit societies, frat...
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB921EngrossAppropriates funds for one position within the Department of the Attorney General to provide legal advice regarding the Hawaiian language, Hawaiian culture, and Hawaiian shoreline public access rights. Clarifies membership and certain powers and duti...
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB984EngrossIncludes advanced practice registered nurses with prescriptive authority in the list of health care professionals authorized to administer medication to public school students. Requires administration of the medication to be approved by the departmen...
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB965EngrossIncreases the state tax credit for research activities to an unspecified portion of the allowable federal tax credit. Requires businesses to remain in Hawaii for 5 years after receiving the tax credit. Amends qualifying tax years. (SB965 HD1)
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
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