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HISB381PassDirects the Office of Planning, Land Use Commission, Real Estate Commission, and Honolulu Department of Planning and Permitting to study land subdivision and condominium property regime laws related to agricultural land and report findings and recomm...
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2019-07-12
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 278, 07/10/2019, (Gov. Msg. No. 1398).
HISB383PassRequires DOE to establish a mandatory youth suicide awareness and prevention training program and model risk referral protocol, based on existing materials created by DOH, for all public schools, including charter schools. Requires charter schools to...
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2019-07-12
Act 270, 07/09/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1390).
HISB976PassEstablishes 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 Board of Education to report to the Legislature. Appropriates...
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2019-07-12
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 285, 07/10/2019, (Gov. Msg. No. 1405).
HISB770PassRequires a high school education or its equivalent as a condition for new applicants to obtain a license as a real estate broker or real estate salesperson. Effective 7/1/2020. (CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 246, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1348).
HISB600PassProhibits individuals who are less than 21 years of age from bringing or causing to be brought into the State any firearm. (SB600 HD2)
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2019-07-09
Act 257, 07/05/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1359).
HISB980PassDefines, for the purpose of compulsory education, a private school to be an education institution that teaches kindergarten through grade twelve and that is licensed or accredited by specified licensing or accrediting organizations. Effective 7/1/202...
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2019-07-09
Act 227, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1329).
HISB991PassCaps annual utility rate increases without PUC approval for counties with a population of less than 500,000. Provides telecommunications service providers with flexibility from certain regulatory oversight requirements including issuance of securitie...
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2019-07-09
Act 229, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1331).
HISB989PassRenames the Hawaii Television and Film Development Special Fund as the Hawaii Film and Creative Industries Development Special Fund and expands its funding sources and purposes. Appropriates funds for the UH creative media program. (CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 228, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1330).
HISB1314PassAmends the research activity tax credit so that references to the base amount in section 41 of the Internal Revenue Code shall not apply, and credit for all qualified research expenses may be taken without regard to the amount of expenses for previou...
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2019-07-09
Act 261, 07/05/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1363).
HISB1442PassRequires the Public Utilities Commission to consider the value of improving electric power systems data access and transparency in order to make informed decisions. Establishes guiding principles. (CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 239, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1341).
HISB1348PassClarifies the intent of the Small Business Regulatory Review Board's powers when reviewing state and county administrative rules that impact small businesses. (CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 247, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1349).
HISB1486PassAllows the DPS Narcotics Enforcement Division Administrator to disclose confidential information from the Electronic Prescription Accountability System to the U.S. Department of Defense health agency prescription monitoring program and authorized emp...
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2019-07-09
Act 230, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1332).
HISB988PassAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to Mele Associates, Inc., a renewable energy developer, for the provision of electric energy and installation of renewable energy projects in Hawaii. (SB988 HD2)
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2019-07-03
Act 160, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1262).
HISB981PassRepeals the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board Special Fund and transfers the remaining balance to the general fund. Amends related HRS sections. (CD1)
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2019-07-03
Act 161, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1263).
HISB390PassRequires the Department of Agriculture to create a dollar-for-dollar matching program for beneficiaries of the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to purchase Hawaii-grown produce. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
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2019-07-01
Act 153, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1255).
HISB375PassRequires the Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the Office of the Governor, to develop a strategic plan to double local food production and increase food exports by 2030. Requires the Department of Agriculture to submit the strategic plan...
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2019-07-01
Act 151, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1253).
HISB216PassRequires a mandatory recount of election votes and ballot measures when the margin of victory for election contests or tabulation for ballot measures is equal to or less than one hundred or one-quarter of one per cent of the votes cast, whichever is ...
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2019-06-28
Act 135, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1237).
HISB1002PassExtends the authorization to issue special purpose revenue bonds to assist Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning, LLC, until June 30, 2024. (CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 046, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1147).
HISB985PassAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Pearl Harbor Floating Drydock, LLC, for the construction of a purpose-built floating drydock at Pearl Harbor to service submarines and surface ships. (CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 045, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1146).
HISB1440PassAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Trevi Systems, Inc., or its related entity, Kona Coast Water LLC, to fund the planning, designing, construction, equipping, land leases, and other assets for two or more plants to des...
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2019-06-12
Act 052, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1153).
HISCR38PassUrging Restaurants To Donate Any Leftover Food To Homeless Shelters At The End Of Their Business Day And Urging The Department Of Health To Develop And Disseminate Temperature Controlled For Safety Food Donation Guidelines.
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2019-04-24
Received notice of Senate agreement and Adoption (Sen. Com No. 957).
HISCR49PassUrging The Board Of Land And Natural Resources To Transfer Management Of All Submerged Lands, The Boat Launch Ramp, And Any Related Boat Launch Ramp Facilities Located At The Wahiawa Freshwater State Recreation Area From The Division Of Aquatic Resou...
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2019-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR70PassRequesting The Office Of Hawaiian Affairs To Conduct An Independent Fiscal Audit Of All Limited Liability Corporations Created Or Controlled By The Office.
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2019-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR136PassUrging The Department Of Land And Natural Resources, Division Of Forestry And Wildlife To Document The History Of Exemplary Contributions Made By Community Members, Including Kupuna, Conservationists, And Citizens.
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2019-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISR15PassRequesting 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
Report and Resolution Adopted.
HISR31PassRequesting 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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2019-04-12
Report and Resolution Adopted.
HISR35PassUrging The Board Of Land And Natural Resources To Transfer Management Of All Submerged Lands, The Boat Launch Ramp, And Any Related Boat Launch Ramp Facilities Located At The Wahiawa Freshwater State Recreation Area From The Division Of Aquatic Resou...
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2019-04-12
Report and Resolution Adopted.
HISR48PassRequesting The Office Of Hawaiian Affairs To Conduct An Independent Fiscal Audit Of All Limited Liability Corporations Created Or Controlled By The Office.
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2019-04-12
Report and Resolution Adopted.
HISR49PassUrging 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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2019-04-12
Report and Resolution Adopted.
HISR50PassUrging 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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2019-04-12
Report and Resolution Adopted.
HISR148PassRequesting 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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2019-04-12
Report and Resolution Adopted, with Senator Fevella voting "Aye, with reservations".
HISR11PassRequesting Members Of The United States Congress To Amend Federal Law To Ensure That Victims Of Sexual Harassment And Sexual Assault Who Might Otherwise Be Forced Into Arbitration And Silence Instead Have Access To The Courts.
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2019-04-04
Report and Resolution Adopted.
HISR26PassUrging Restaurants To Donate Any Leftover Food To Homeless Shelters At The End Of Their Business Day And Urging The Department Of Health To Develop And Disseminate Temperature Controlled For Safety Food Donation Guidelines.
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2019-04-04
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISR161PassUrging The Department Of Human Services To Create A Compact Of Free Association Advisory Body.
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2019-04-04
Report and Resolution Adopted.
HISR142PassRequesting 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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2019-04-03
Report and Resolution Adopted.
HISR82PassUrging The Department Of Health To Work With The Hawaii Restaurant Association To Inform Food Establishments Of Recently Updated Food Safety Rules And Industry Standards To Ensure All Proper Safety Measures Are Taken In All Food Establishments In Haw...
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2019-04-03
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISR105PassRequesting 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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2019-04-03
Report and Resolution Adopted.
HISR47PassRequesting 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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2019-04-02
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISR41PassRequesting 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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2019-03-29
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
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