Hawaii Representative Henry Aquino [D]

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HIHB1667IntroDesignates the month of October as "Disability Awareness Month: Employment, Enrichment, and Inclusion" in recognition of the employment challenges and successes of persons with disabilities in the State.
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2020-01-27
[Hearing: Jan 31 @ 8:30 am]
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB1863IntroRequires the Hawaii State Energy Office to conduct a study to provide recommendations for a comprehensive approach to the development of electric vehicle infrastructure. Appropriates moneys.
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2020-01-27
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:30 am]
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB1845IntroAppropriates funds for the electric vehicles charging systems rebate program.
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2020-01-27
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 8:30 am]
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB1987IntroEstablishes within the Executive Office on Aging the Hawaii Senior Benefits Payment Program to provide qualifying senior citizens in the State with a monthly stipend to defray cost of living expenses. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2020.
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2020-01-27
[Hearing: Jan 31 @ 8:30 am]
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB1958IntroAmends the income tax credit for expenses for household and dependent care services necessary for gainful employment by changing the taxpayer's applicable percentage of employmentrelated expenses that constitutes the tax credit and cap amount.
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2020-01-27
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB2112IntroEstablishes the kauhale pilot program to provide shelter and certain services to homeless individuals. Appropriates funds for the kauhale pilot program.
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2020-01-27
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB2110IntroRequires DOH to investigate care facilities reportedly operating without an appropriate certificate or license, and to take action on confirmed findings of uncertified or unlicensed operation. Includes social workers, navigators, and individual disch...
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2020-01-27
To House Health Committee
HIHB2152IntroRequires additional circumstances under which every vehicle, including motor vehicles, motorcycles, motor scooters, and motorized bicycles, moving on any public highway in the State must display its lighted head lamps.
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2020-01-27
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB2211IntroRequires the DLNR to issue commercial marine licenses. Provides that a commercial marine vessel license satisfies an individual's licensure requirement if aboard a licensed vessel. Requires any person who provides fishing charter services to obtain a...
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2020-01-27
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2173IntroRequires consecutive terms of imprisonment for anyone convicted as a repeat or habitual offender if arising from same conduct as conviction for operating a vehicle without an ignition interlock device. Requires any person operating a vehicle with an ...
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2020-01-27
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB2176IntroRequires DLNR to conduct shoreline remediation at the Sand Island state recreation area. Appropriates funds.
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2020-01-27
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2207IntroAuthorizes the office of planning to conduct a land use study for Hauula, Oahu, that assesses the viability and cost of maintaining the transit corridor. Appropriates funds.
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2020-01-27
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB2174IntroEstablishes penalties for and defines "highly intoxicated operator". Increases license revocation periods and lookback periods for offenses of operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant. Increases penalties for repeat offenders, habitua...
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2020-01-27
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB2172IntroConforms Hawaii law relating to commercial driver's licenses with federal regulations by removing the provision requiring the Director of Transportation to adopt rules to establish a screening process for granting intrastate waivers to persons who ar...
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2020-01-27
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB2171IntroEstablishes a framework for the regulation of electric foot scooters by the State and counties. Amends definitions of "moped" to exclude electric foot scooters.
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2020-01-27
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB2210IntroAppropriates funds for the Office of Planning to conduct a business climate report.
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2020-01-27
To House Economic Development & Business Committee
HIHB2175IntroEstablishes an automated speed enforcement task force. Establishes the automated speed enforcement systems program, effective 7/1/2021. Authorizes the State or counties to administer the program. Requires fines collected for violations on a county hi...
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2020-01-27
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB2380IntroMakes an appropriation to the judiciary to contract with nonprofit organizations to provide legal assistance and legal counsel to immigrants in determining legal status and citizenship, provide diversion to existing services, and otherwise provide co...
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2020-01-27
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB2422IntroRequires the auditor to conduct a performance and management audit of DLNR's division of boating and ocean recreation.
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2020-01-27
To House Legislative Management Committee
HIHB2411IntroAppropriates funds to the Hawaii Public Housing Authority for rent subsidy payments and additional staff.
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2020-01-27
To House Housing Committee
HIHB2497IntroRequires employers doing business with state agencies pursuant to a contract, subcontract, lease, sublease, permit, or license, to pay to each of its employees a wage of not less than $15 per hour worked, adjusted annually for any increase in the cos...
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2020-01-27
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
HIHB2438IntroEstablishes the Hawaii Theatre Center as the Hawaii State Theatre. Appropriates funds.
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2020-01-27
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHB2467IntroRequires the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to study the need for a tourism information center in the Capital District. Appropriates funds.
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2020-01-27
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHB2493IntroEstablishes a clean vehicle special fund to incentivize the purchase of vehicles that produce less carbon emissions by providing a rebate. Creates a graduated gasoline-powered vehicle tax to be paid by purchasers of a passenger car or pickup truck th...
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2020-01-27
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB2464IntroLowers the blood alcohol concentration threshold for the offense of operating a vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant.
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2020-01-27
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB2484IntroAppropriates funds to DLNR to purchase ocean safety and rescue equipment for ocean safety officers at state parks.
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2020-01-27
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2468IntroRequires at least 50% of all general funds appropriated to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs each fiscal year to be distributed directly to beneficiaries. Applies to budget preparation and submissions for fiscal year 2021-2022 and subsequent fiscal year...
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2020-01-27
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2436IntroRequires a certain percentage of the transient accommodations tax to be allocated to provide funding for the Bishop Museum and Iolani Palace.
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2020-01-27
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHB2454IntroEstablishes the offense of criminal trespass on critical electrical infrastructure.
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2020-01-27
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB2485IntroRequires the board of trustees of the employees' retirement system to conduct a study and recommend state retirement benefits for Hawaii national guard members who are activated under state active duty orders. Appropriates funds.
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2020-01-27
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
HIHB2457IntroBans the sale of flavored tobacco products. Prohibits mislabeling of e-liquid products containing nicotine. Establishes fines and penalties for violations. Requires the Department of Education to establish a safe harbor program by which persons under...
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2020-01-27
To House Health Committee
HIHB2456IntroEstablishes the offense of unlawful shipment of e-liquid products. Includes e-liquid and electronic smoking devices containing e-liquid within the definition of "tobacco products", as used in the cigarette tax and tobacco tax law. Allocates a portion...
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2020-01-27
To House Health Committee
HIHB2475IntroAuthorizes the Department of Transportation to expend funds from the harbor special fund to provide subsidies to cargo carriers to offset costs incurred by the cargo carriers as a result of providing cargo carrier services to ports serving counties w...
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2020-01-27
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB2495IntroEstablishes that whenever the infrastructure or equipment for electric utility service is required to be installed underground for affordable housing within an area that has been designated by a county as a transit-oriented development area, it shall...
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2020-01-27
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB2461IntroRequires the Department of Transportation in collaboration with other public agencies, to research and develop methods to reduce traffic congestion and motor vehicle fuel emissions in the State.
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2020-01-27
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB2487IntroRequires the sustainability coordinator of the office of planning to complete a study on implementing a green new deal for the State. Requires the study to identify federal and international polices; review Hawaii's environmental, economic, and cultu...
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2020-01-27
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB2453IntroProvides veterinarians who provide emergency care to an animal immunity from civil liability in the absence of gross negligence. Provides veterinarians who render emergency treatment when there is no veterinarian-client-patient relationship, immunity...
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2020-01-27
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB2463IntroRequires transportation network companies to be registered with the Director of Transportation. Establishes requirements for transportation network company drivers.
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2020-01-27
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB2452IntroAppropriates funds for the state health insurance assistance program.
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2020-01-27
To House Health Committee
HIHB2462IntroEstablishes the electric vehicle rebate program of the Public Utilities Commission to award rebates for the purchase of new electric vehicles. Appropriates funds.
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2020-01-27
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB2486IntroUpdates and reaffirms the role of the office of planning to coordinate among state agencies regarding climate change adaptation and sustainability.
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2020-01-27
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB2483IntroRequires all entities that provide educational or recreational activities to youths to establish, maintain, and enforce written policies and procedures on bullying, harassment, and retaliation, and provide staff with appropriate annual training, rega...
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2020-01-27
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB2455IntroRequires the departments of health and human services to develop and provide dementia training to first responders and investigators from DHS's adult protective services program.
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2020-01-27
[Hearing: Feb 6 @ 8:35 am]
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB2560IntroAmends the definition of "wages" in state law regarding wages and other compensation to include any paid time off or personal time off, or holiday, sick, or vacation pay earned and payable in accordance with the terms of an employer's policy or a wri...
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2020-01-27
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
HIHB2541IntroMakes the state earned income tax credit refundable and permanent. Increases and amends the refundable food/excise tax credit by basing the amount of the credit on a taxpayer's Hawaii earned income, rather than federal adjusted gross income. Increase...
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2020-01-27
[Hearing: Jan 30 @ 9:00 am]
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
HIHB2542IntroAuthorizes the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to lease real property for a period not to exceed 99 years for the development of certain projects that include affordable housing. Requires the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development ...
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2020-01-27
To House Housing Committee
HIHB2544IntroEstablishes the School Facilities Agency to be responsible for all public school development, planning, and construction, related to capital improvement projects assigned by the Legislature, Governor, or Board of Education. Transfers statutes pertain...
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2020-01-27
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB2543IntroTransfers the Executive Office on Early Learning from the Department of Education to the Department of Human Services. Renames the Office as the Learning to Grow Agency. Focuses the jurisdiction of the agency to children who are 3 to 4 years old or w...
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2020-01-27
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB2558IntroLimits the electric vehicle parking fee exemption at airports to drivers of electric vehicles who are airline passengers, as evidenced by a valid airline ticket or boarding pass. Extends the repeal date of Act 168, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012, from 6...
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2020-01-27
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB2559IntroAuthorizes the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to issue an order of wage payment violation to an employer in violation of provisions regarding wage and hour. Establishes penalties, enforcement, and appeal procedures related to orders of ...
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2020-01-27
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
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