Hawaii Senator Henry Aquino [D]

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HISB738Intro
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Authorizes beneficiaries on the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands waiting list, who are sixty years or older or terminally ill, to receive a lease award and to designate a qualified successor. Authorizes qualified successors of beneficiaries on the w...
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2023-02-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB140Intro
25%
Requires the Office of Planning and Sustainable Development to identify and analyze existing and projected housing needs and identify adequate sites for housing sufficient to meet housing demands for all income levels each year.
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2023-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:15 pm]
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB278Intro
25%
Requires certain public buildings near mass transit projects and on Hawaiian home lands to display portraits of Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole. (SD1)
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2023-02-06
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB454Intro
25%
Requires the Hawaii Correctional System Oversight Commission to review and recommend amendments to the Department of Public Safety's operating budget request and any capital improvement project appropriation requests prior to each legislative session...
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2023-02-06
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB730Intro
25%
Appropriates funds to support the Department of Land and Natural Resources in providing fingerlings and limu for restoration and restocking of fishponds and establishing one full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) Aquaculture Coordinator Biologist VI position...
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2023-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 10:30 am]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-09-23 10:30AM; Conference Room 211 & Videoconference.
HISB786Intro
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Requires government entities to seek reimbursement for search and rescue expenses for persons who require rescue after ignoring warning signs, leaving a hiking trail to enter a prohibited area, or hiking on a trail closed to the public. Takes effect ...
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2023-02-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB734Intro
25%
Establishes an inter-division program between the State Historic Preservation Division, Land Division, Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands, Island Burial Councils, and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs that addresses the location, movement, and res...
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2023-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 10:30 am]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-09-23 10:30AM; Conference Room 211 & Videoconference.
HISB1193Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to establish a grant program to assist persons who use albizia trees to create usable commercial products or are developing ways to use albizia trees to create usable products. Re...
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2023-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:04 pm]
To Senate Energy, Economic Development, and Tourism Committee
HISB782Intro
25%
Appropriates funds to the department of agriculture to provide grants to Hawaii farming groups to be disbursed to taro farmers.
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2023-02-05
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB744Intro
25%
Requires the Hawaii Invasive Species Council to classify coffee leaf rust as an invasive species in its administrative rules and to direct available funding for mitigation efforts, research, and prevention or control actions for coffee leaf rust.
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2023-02-05
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB75Intro
25%
Appropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to inventory historic properties and burial sites in the State, collect data on burial site locations, and conduct an archaeological surface survey. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2023-02-03
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB77Intro
25%
Before the transfer of non-agricultural park lands, authorizes the Department of Agriculture to request information from the Department of Land and Natural Resources related to the establishment of necessary and reasonable easements upon the lands. A...
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2023-02-03
The committee(s) on WTL recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WTL were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Inouye, Elefante, Chang, McKelvey, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB99Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Agriculture to establish, implement, and administer a meat and poultry inspection program. Appropriates funds for the establishment, implementation, and administration of the program.
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2023-02-03
The committee(s) on AEN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in AEN were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, Richards, DeCoite, Rhoads, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB93Intro
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Requires nonpotable water users and developers within a certain distance of wastewater treatment plants to use R-1 water. Appropriates funds.
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2023-02-03
The committee(s) on AEN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in AEN were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, Richards, DeCoite, Rhoads, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB116Intro
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Authorizes the issuance of special number plates to commemorate Duke Kahanamoku.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Transportation and Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB115Intro
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Establishes within the Department of Agriculture, an Aquacultural Area Lease Program for the purpose of identifying state facilities, state lands, and state marine waters that are suitable for use and lease as commercial aquacultural areas. Allows ag...
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2023-02-03
The committee(s) on AEN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in AEN were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, Richards, DeCoite, Rhoads, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB117Intro
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Authorizes the issuance of special number plates to commemorate Carissa Kainani Moore.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Transportation and Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB154Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Education to develop and implement a School Meal Subsidy Program to provide school lunch subsidies to children whose families do not otherwise qualify for free lunch under the federal Free and Reduced Price Lunch Program, s...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
HISB391Intro
25%
Appropriates funds for University of Hawaii Community Colleges Workforce Training.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 7 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Higher Education Committee
HISB397Intro
25%
Appropriates funds to increase Medicaid payments to eligible health care professionals in the State up to one hundred per cent of the current Medicare rates.
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2023-02-03
The committee(s) on HHS recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in HHS were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) San Buenaventura, Aquino, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB374Intro
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Creates license plates to honor veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB466Intro
25%
Prohibits noncandidates committee from making expenditures on the day of any election and the two-week period preceding any election.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 9:35 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB494Intro
25%
Requires counties to establish expedited procedures to approve demolition permits for vacant and abandoned residential properties. Allows the Department of Taxation to satisfy certain tax liens through the nonjudicial foreclosure of vacant and abando...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 7 @ 9:30 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB498Intro
25%
Establishes the shipping container inspection program and shipping container inspection program special fund. Increases the maximum fine for each violation of the fireworks law. Requires PSD to submit reports to the legislature on implementation of t...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Transportation and Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB517Intro
25%
Authorizes operators of motorcycles to utilize the lane shoulders that are at least three feet wide with the concurrent use of emergency flashers. Requires the Department of Transportation to create and implement traffic control devices to designate ...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 7 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Transportation and Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB499Intro
25%
Clarifies that the conviction of a crime by a person holding a license to practice professional engineering, architecture, land surveying, or landscape architecture in the State, that is substantially related to the qualifications, functions, and dut...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 7 @ 9:15 am]
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB446Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Health to conduct a study to determine the feasibility of implementing a pilot program to integrate prescription digital therapeutic products approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration in outpatient treatment prog...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
HISB591Intro
25%
Establishes the operation of an illegal gambling business as a class C felony.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 9:35 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB767Intro
25%
Prohibits the Governor or a Mayor from suspending requests for public records or vital statistics during a declared state of emergency. Allows for a reasonable delay in an agency's response to a request as a result of extenuating circumstances.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 9:35 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB739Intro
25%
Reduces the requisite state of mind for the criminal offense of desecration from "intentionally" to "knowingly". Simplifies the definition of "desecrate".
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 9:35 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB742Intro
25%
Establishes an Educational Support Associate position within the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources' Kona cooperative extension. Makes an appropriation.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 7 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Higher Education Committee
HISB766Intro
25%
Beginning 7/1/2025, requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources State Historic Preservation Division to contract its review of proposed state projects, and projects affecting historic properties to third party consultants if the projects in...
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2023-02-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB861Intro
25%
Directs the Legislative Reference Bureau to conduct a study of a housing savings account system.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 7 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Housing Committee
HISB865Intro
25%
Establishes the ALOHA Homes Program to develop low-cost homes on state-owned and county-owned land in urban redevelopment sites to be sold in leasehold by the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to qualified residents. Exempts certain land from the defin...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 7 @ 1:15 pm]
To Senate Housing Committee
HISB853Intro
25%
Appropriates funds to the Executive Office of Aging for the Hawaii Healthy Aging Partnership.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
HISB736Intro
25%
Allows the Hawaii Community Development Authority to approve the residential development on the nine parcels conveyed to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs pursuant to Act 15, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012. Raises the building height limit and increases th...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 1:05 pm]
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB811Intro
25%
Requires state agencies to disaggregate data consistent with federal standards and requires publication of the data.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISB818Intro
25%
Transfers the aquaculture program from the Department of Agriculture to the Agribusiness Development Corporation. Appropriates moneys.
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2023-02-03
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB743Intro
25%
Extends the sunset date for the Coffee Berry Borer Pesticide Subsidy Program to 6/30/2025 and the program manager position, including the position's civil service and collective bargaining laws exemption, to 6/30/2026. Requires the Department of Agri...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB762Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Health to regulate water catchment systems used for business activity, provide water testing to businesses that utilize captured water, and establish a nonregulatory program that provides technical assistance to business ow...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
HISB748Intro
25%
Appropriates funds for the construction and operation of non-chemical sunscreen dispensers on all state beaches to alleviate the damaging effects of chemical-based sunscreen on reef ecosystems. Allows the Department of Land and Natural Resources to c...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB761Intro
25%
Beginning July 1, 2024, provides a general excise tax exemption for medical services performed by health care providers.
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2023-02-03
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
HISB862Intro
25%
Requires that each county agency responsible for enforcing its respective building code be accredited by the International Accreditation Service.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 6 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB919Intro
25%
Requires the independent medical examination and permanent impairment rating examination of an injured employee under the Workers' Compensation Law to be conducted by a qualified chiropractor or physician selected by the mutual agreement of the parti...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Labor and Technology Committee
HISB1045Intro
25%
Establishes a career and technical education working group to strengthen career and technical education in the State's public schools. Makes an appropriation.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
HISB1046Intro
25%
Amends the vehicle weight tax exemption for noncommercial vehicles by removing the exemption for military reserves and other active duty military personnel and adding an exemption for certain veterans.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 7 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Transportation and Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB1121Intro
25%
Requires the Legislative Reference Bureau to conduct a study to determine an appropriate increase to the homestead exemption in bankruptcy proceedings.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISB1040Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to establish the Kauhale Pilot Program on the Leeward Coast of Oahu to provide individual or shared micro housing units and services to homeless Native Hawaiian individuals and families who meet the defi...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 1:05 pm]
To Senate Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISB959Intro
25%
Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii Pamantasan Council for three full-time equivalent academic and support services specialist positions.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 7 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Higher Education Committee
HISB1055Intro
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Specifies that the practice of election fraud intimidation includes, among other actions (1) The carrying of any firearm or weapon and (2) The act of photographing the face of any voter without permission from both the voter and an appropriate electi...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 6 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
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