Hawaii Senator Henry Aquino [D]

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HISB2347Intro
25%
Establishes the offense of habitual violent misdemeanor crime.
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2024-02-21
One Day Notice 02-29-24.
HISB2652Engross
50%
Expands items that may be contained in the state budget. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2024-02-21
Pass First Reading
HISB2091Intro
25%
Requires all telecommunications service providers to communicate relevant information relating to the deenergization of electrical lines to public safety or emergency response offices for the affected areas. Requires all electric utilities to operate...
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2024-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 9:29 am]

The committee(s) on CPN deferred the measure until 02-23-24 9:29AM; Conference Room 229.
HISB2119Intro
25%
Authorizes out-of-state pharmacists to transfer prescription information for the initial fill of a prescription.
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2024-02-20
The committee(s) on CPN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in CPN were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Keohokalole, Fukunaga, Richards, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) McKelvey.
HISB2058Intro
25%
Defines "community outreach board" to mean a board established to serve in a community advisory capacity under a county department. Includes community outreach boards under existing provisions of the Sunshine Law regarding neighborhood boards. Author...
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2024-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 10:00 am]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-28-24 10:00AM; Conference Room 016 & Videoconference.
HISB2132Intro
25%
Amends the deadlines related to the repair of conditions that constitute health or safety violations and the payment of past due rent. Increases the amount deducted from a tenant's rent for the tenant's actual expenditures to correct health or safety...
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2024-02-20
The committee(s) on CPN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPN were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Keohokalole, Fukunaga, McKelvey, Richards; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Awa; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB2094Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to establish a one-year pilot program to allow inmates incarcerated at the women's community correctional center to foster pets while incarcerated. Requires DCR to submit a report to the Legis...
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2024-02-20
Pass First Reading
HISB2245Intro
25%
Adds a definition for "exigent circumstances" and amends the definition of "imminent harm" under the Child Protective Act. Authorizes the child's family to consent to protective custody or temporary foster custody of a child. Clarifies the circumstan...
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2024-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 10:00 am]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-28-24 10:00AM; Conference Room 016 & Videoconference.
HISB2186Intro
25%
Establishes heightened penalties for the assault and terroristic threatening of health care workers. Clarifies the definition of "terroristic threatening" to include the methods of contact. Takes effect 12/31/2050. (SD1)
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2024-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 10:00 am]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-28-24 10:00AM; Conference Room 016 & Videoconference.
HISB2351Intro
25%
Requires the Workforce Development Council and local workforce development boards to develop written conflict of interest policies consistent with federal law and regulations. Requires the Governor to select the chairperson of the council from among ...
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2024-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 9:46 am]

The committee(s) on JDC/WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-22-24 9:46AM; Conference Room 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2308Intro
25%
Establishes additional fines and penalties for convictions of speeding in a school zone.
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2024-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 10:00 am]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-28-24 10:00AM; Conference Room 016 & Videoconference.
HISB2475Intro
25%
Establishes a Harm to Students Registry for all prekindergarten through grade twelve institutions operating in the State to be administered by the Department of Education. Establishes certain exceptions for information shared on the Harm to Students ...
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2024-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 9:46 am]

The committee(s) on WAM/JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-22-24 9:46AM; Conference Room 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2512Intro
25%
Establishes a reporting requirement for the transfer of public moneys by the Governor, pursuant to the Governor's emergency powers. (SD1)
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2024-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 9:46 am]

The committee(s) on WAM/JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-22-24 9:46AM; Conference Room 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2850Intro
25%
Authorizes the DCCA director to appoint an organization as the limited owner of a cemetery, under certain circumstances, for the purposes of perpetual care and security measures.
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2024-02-20
The committee(s) on CPN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPN were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Keohokalole, Fukunaga, McKelvey, Richards, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB2834Intro
25%
Amends the landlord-tenant code to provide for a process to dispense of property and return the premises to a landlord when there is a death of a tenant.
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2024-02-20
The committee(s) on CPN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPN were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Keohokalole, Fukunaga, McKelvey, Richards; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Awa; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB2911Intro
25%
Designates certain snail species as official state snails.
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2024-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Transportation and Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB2945Intro
25%
Establishes a Task Force to conduct a statewide study on the accessibility of ignition interlock devices and any national best practices. (SD1)
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2024-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 10:00 am]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-27-24 10:00AM; Conference Room 016 & Videoconference.
HISB2977Intro
25%
Makes it unlawful for an unlicensed contractor to offer or perform repairs or improvements to a residential or nonresidential structure or property, or add to or subtract from grounds in connection with the structure or property, for damage or destru...
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2024-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 10:00 am]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-27-24 10:00AM; Conference Room 016 & Videoconference.
HISB3016Intro
25%
Allows all United States military reservations and military training facilities in the State to display the Hawaiian flag. (SD1)
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2024-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 10:00 am]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-27-24 10:00AM; Conference Room 016 & Videoconference.
HISB3332Intro
25%
Establishes an alternative process for the termination of the rental agreement that involves mediation. Requires the Governor to notify the Chief Justice, Legislature, and Revisor of Statutes when the final wildfire proclamation will expire. Establis...
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2024-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 9:46 am]

The committee(s) on WAM/JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-22-24 9:46AM; Conference Room 211 & Videoconference.
HISB513Intro
25%
Specifies certain findings the Board of Land and Natural Resources must make for a lease of a government-owned Hawaiian fishpond. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2024-02-16
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB367Intro
25%
Prohibits the sale of tickets at higher price than the original price charged by the primary venue ticket provider. Takes effect 1/1/2050. (SD1)
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2024-02-16
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2079Intro
25%
Allows the State of Hawaii Plant and Animal Declaration Form to be distributed, completed, and transmitted electronically.
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2024-02-16
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB2037Intro
25%
Designates the day of the second new moon after the winter solstice of every year as the Lunar New Year. Establishes the Lunar New Year as a state holiday. Takes effect 1/1/2050. (SD1)
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2024-02-16
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB2060Intro
25%
Makes an appropriation to establish one full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) Educational Support Associate position within the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources' Kona Cooperative Extension. Declares that the general f...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB1590Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Agriculture to assess the steps necessary for the State to supplement federal authority to perform meat inspections within the State. Requires the Department of Agriculture to assess the steps necessary to transfer full aut...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB2057Intro
25%
Appropriates funds for a grant-in-aid to the County of Hawaii to hire an engineering firm to study, plan, assist, and conduct preliminary design and concept work for a two-phase project to restore the Kahaluu Beach Park in the County of Hawaii. Condi...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB263Intro
25%
Requires council members to receive annual training on topics related to Native Hawaiian healing and health. (SD1)
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2024-02-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB1580Intro
25%
Establishes within the Department of Health, the Health Care Facilities Labor Standards Working Group to research, assess, and make recommendations on the best practices in labor standards that can be implemented at hospitals, care homes, and dialysi...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2170Intro
25%
Establishes a new regulatory framework for combat sports contests in Hawaii by renaming the existing Boxing Commission of Hawaii as the Combat Sports Commission of Hawaii, expanding the Commission's jurisdiction to include all combat sports, and repe...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB2288Intro
25%
Requires any travel report submitted by a state employee, officer, or other representative of any state department or agency, including the Judiciary and University of Hawaii, in connection with out-of-state or intra-state travel for purposes of offi...
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2024-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 10:30 am]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-23-24 10:30AM; Conference Room 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2285Intro
25%
Amends the functions and duties of the State Health Planning and Development Agency. Clarifies the definition of "health care". Establishes positions. Declares that the general fund expenditure ceiling is exceeded. Makes an appropriation. Takes effec...
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2024-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 10:30 am]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-23-24 10:30AM; Conference Room 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2289Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Health to include in its annual report regarding Kalaupapa Settlement details and updated information, as available, regarding the permanent transfer to other governmental entities of the powers and duties of the Department...
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2024-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 10:30 am]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-23-24 10:30AM; Conference Room 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2286Intro
25%
Permits and appropriates moneys for the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to enter into contracts with eligible employers or registered apprenticeship programs in the private sector to provide on-the-job training to eligible interns. Decla...
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2024-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 10:05 am]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-22-24 10:05AM; Conference Room 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2287Intro
25%
Requires the Information Technology Steering Committee to assist the Chief Information Officer to develop a plan to enhance the mobile application developed for the public to access the State's website. Requires the Chief Information Officer's annual...
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2024-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 10:05 am]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-22-24 10:05AM; Conference Room 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2284Intro
25%
Establishes a two-year program at the University of Hawaii to develop a wildfire forecast system for the State using artificial intelligence. Makes an appropriation. Declares that the general fund expenditure ceiling is exceeded. (SD1)
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2024-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 10:05 am]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-22-24 10:05AM; Conference Room 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2322Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Health to require continued water testing during brown water advisories under certain circumstances. Declares that the general fund expenditure ceiling is exceeded. Makes an appropriation. Takes effect 12/31/2050. (SD1)
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2024-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 10:30 am]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-23-24 10:30AM; Conference Room 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2317Intro
25%
Requires the Governor to implement a State Capitol Tour Program for volunteer docents to conduct tours of the capitol building and grounds. Declares that the general fund expenditure ceiling is exceeded. Makes an appropriation. Takes effect 7/1/2112....
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2024-02-16
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB2315Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to post the business address and business phone number of each licensed professional on its public website.
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2024-02-16
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB2306Intro
25%
No later than January 1, 2025, requires the Department of Accounting and General Services to install and maintain automated external defibrillators in all state buildings. Requires the Department of Accounting and General Services to provide training...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB2345Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Law Enforcement to coordinate crisis intervention training for state and county law enforcement agencies and crisis intervention officers. Requires the Department of Health to certify crisis intervention officers. Defines "...
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2024-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 10:05 am]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-22-24 10:05AM; Conference Room 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2413Intro
25%
Requires the Board of Agriculture to submit a report on the percentage of agricultural lands that are suitable for farming and actively farmed and certain dollar amounts relating to lease transfers between lessees. (SD1)
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2024-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 10:30 am]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-23-24 10:30AM; Conference Room 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2482Intro
25%
Requires the Comptroller to identify state office buildings that can provide equitable telecommunication access to allow certain residents, including residents with disabilities, to participate remotely in legislative hearings. Requires a report to t...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB2443Intro
25%
Establishes the Automated Speed Enforcement Systems Program for ten school zones. Authorizes the state or counties to administer the Automated Speed Enforcement Systems Program. Requires fines collected beginning 1/1/2025 for violations on a county h...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB2473Intro
25%
Establishes a refundable tax credit for nonpaid family caregivers. Requires the Department of Taxation to report to the Legislature before the convening of each Regular Session. Takes effect 12/31/2050. (SD1)
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2024-02-16
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB2474Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to establish and administer a family leave insurance program. Provides family leave insurance benefits and extends the period of family leave to sixteen weeks for businesses that employ one or...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB2471Intro
25%
Makes an appropriation to support the Department of Health's Senior Fall Prevention Campaign. Declares that the general fund expenditure ceiling is exceeded. (SD1)
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2024-02-16
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB2470Intro
25%
Makes an appropriation to the Executive Office on Aging of the Department of Health for the Hawaii Healthy Aging Partnership. Declares that the general fund expenditure ceiling is exceeded. (SD1)
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2024-02-16
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB2607Intro
25%
Revises the construction defect claims process. Takes effect 7/1/2040. (SD1)
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2024-02-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB2566Intro
25%
Requires lot owners to pay for the repair and maintenance of subdivision roads where the applicable deed does not specify that requirement. Authorizes counties to assess and collect fees for repair and maintenance of subdivision roads if no court-app...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
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