Hawaii Representative Henry Aquino [D]

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HIHB251IntroAppropriates funds for laptop or tablet computers to be used by teachers and students for digital teaching and learning. (HB251 HD1)
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2019-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 12:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB245IntroExpands the powers of the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board to include approving professional development courses and programs necessary for teacher reclassification. (HB245 HD1)
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2019-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 12:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB247IntroAppropriates funds for the Department of Education to install air conditioning in public schools that prioritize the project. (HB247 HD1)
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2019-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 12:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB415IntroRepeals the requirement that each UH campus prepare an operations plan for each fiscal year. Repeals the automatic lapse of moneys in the UH Tuition and Fees Special Fund. (HB415 HD1)
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2019-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 12:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB453IntroExcludes lands set aside by the Governor to the Hawaii Public Housing Authority and lands to which HPHA holds title from the definition of public lands in section 171-2, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Requires prior legislative approval for the sale of lan...
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2019-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB549IntroRequires new developments to plan for the impacts of projected sea level rise and prohibits development in areas significantly affected by projected sea level rise. (HB549 HD1)
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2019-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Todd.
HIHB471IntroEstablishes quorum requirements for the Policy Advisory Board for Elder Affairs. (HB471 HD1)
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2019-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB449IntroEstablishes 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. (HB449 HD1)
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2019-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Todd.
HIHB456IntroRequires the Director of Public Safety to develop policies and procedures to govern the use of force, including training and equipment, by deputy sheriffs. Requires the PSD Director to require less than lethal use of force training. Encourages PSD to...
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2019-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB414IntroExtends for two additional years, the sunset date of Act 42, SLH 2018, which restores authority to the UH President to act as UH's Chief Procurement Officer for all procurement contracts under Chapter 103D, HRS. (HB414 HD1)
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2019-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Todd, McDermott.
HIHB756IntroRequires the DOT, after consultation with the counties, to adopt rules prescribing uniform standards and specifications for all official traffic control devices placed pursuant to the Statewide Traffic Code. Specifies the factors the DOT and the coun...
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2019-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 2:05 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB812IntroIncludes a definition for low-speed electric bicycles to the definition of bicycle. Prohibits anyone under the age of fifteen from operating a low-speed electric bicycle. Requires low-speed electric bicycles to be registered and implements a $30 regi...
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2019-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 2:05 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB754IntroEstablishes a framework for the Department of Transportation and the counties to regulate electric foot scooters. Adds definition of electric foot scooter. Amends definitions of moped, motor vehicle, rental motor vehicle, and vehicle to exclude elect...
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2019-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 2:05 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB857IntroProhibits operating a bicycle or motor scooter within the pedestrian mall that abuts the grounds of the State Capitol and Iolani Palace. (HB857 HD1)
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2019-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 2:05 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1089IntroDirects the DOH to perform a study to develop a pilot program to provide state-provided financial support to individuals pursuing a doctor of medicine degree in exchange for a commitment to practice medicine in Hawaii after they graduate. (HB1089 HD1...
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2019-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1093IntroEstablishes rules, regulations, and permitting procedures for transportation network companies operating in the State. Specifies that transportation network companies and drivers are excluded from the Motor Carrier Law. Makes permanent insurance requ...
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2019-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1465IntroAppropriates funds to be used by the Department of Education for the repair and maintenance of public school buildings, grounds, and facilities in the State. (HB1465 HD1)
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2019-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 12:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB469IntroRequires health insurance policies and contracts issued after 12/31/19 to provide coverage for the cost of hearing aids for each hearing-impaired ear every thirty-six months in their base plans. (HB469 HD1)
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2019-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB253IntroProhibits a person from intentionally or knowingly manufacturing, importing, installing, reinstalling, distributing, selling, or offering for sale any counterfeit supplemental restraint system component, nonfunctional airbag, or airbag that does not ...
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2019-02-21
The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Brower, Creagan, Lowen, Morikawa, Say, Takayama, Yamane, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) McKelvey.
HIHB312IntroRequires the University of Hawaii, West Oahu, to offer a Bachelor of Arts degree in creative media. (HB312 HD1)
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2019-02-21
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Todd.
HIHB378IntroAppropriates funds for burial grants for qualifying Filipino-American World War II veterans to provide funeral and burial services and transportation of their remains to the Philippines. Provides that funds shall not lapse to the general fund and rem...
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2019-02-21
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Todd.
HIHB246IntroProvides funding for rental or lease of facilities under legislative appropriations and bond authorizations to the State Public Charter School Commission for the design, planning, construction, repair, and maintenance of public charter school improve...
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2019-02-21
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Todd.
HIHB466IntroAppropriates funds to the department of health for the aging and disability resource center. (HB466 HD1)
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2019-02-21
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Todd.
HIHB413IntroEstablishes the Education Innovation Grants Program to support school-level innovation. Authorizes the Board of Education to adopt guiding principles and measures of success for the Grants Program and the Department of Education to implement the Gran...
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2019-02-21
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Todd.
HIHB467IntroRequires the Executive Office on Aging to include details on outcomes of the Kupuna Caregivers Program in its annual report. Requires Office on Aging to create a plan to maximize number of participants in the program and offer core services, requires...
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2019-02-21
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Todd.
HIHB465IntroMakes an appropriation to the department of health to provide full funding for the kupuna care program. Requires Executive Office on Aging to adopt rules for administration and disbursement of funds. (HB465 HD1)
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2019-02-21
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Todd.
HIHB421IntroEstablishes a five-year general excise tax exemption starting January 1, 2020, for amounts received from the servicing and maintenance of helicopters in an aircraft service and maintenance facility or from the construction of a facility that services...
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2019-02-21
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, Nishimoto, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) B. Kobayashi, Nakamura; 1 Noes: Representative(s) Matayoshi; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Todd.
HIHB1277IntroProvides scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of qualified students at any four-year University of Hawaii campus who meet certain eligibility criteria. Makes an appropriation for the Hawaii Promise Program. (HB1277 HD1)
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2019-02-21
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Todd.
HIHB468IntroAppropriates funds for the healthy aging partnership program to further the program's role in improving the health and well-being of Hawaii's kupuna. (HB468 HD1)
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2019-02-21
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Todd.
HIHB241IntroEstablishes a task force in DCCA to develop proposed legislation for the regulation of peer-to-peer motor vehicle sharing companies. (HB241 HD2)
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2019-02-20
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Gates, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 6 Excused: Representative(s) Eli, Hashimoto, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, McDermott.
HIHB304IntroRequires the posting of depth gauge signs on any portion of a public highway that lies within a special flood hazard area and is prone to flooding. Requires that the signs be posted in a manner consistent with the Federal Highway Administration's Man...
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2019-02-20
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Gates, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 6 Excused: Representative(s) Eli, Hashimoto, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, McDermott.
HIHB303IntroCreates a Patient Lift Task Force to address employee health and safety in lifting and transporting patients in a hospital setting. Requires a report, including proposed legislation, to the Legislature. (HB303 HD1)
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2019-02-20
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB323IntroClassifies certain former military vehicles as special interest vehicles. Enables owners of former military vehicles to apply for registration. Makes conforming amendments. (HB323 HD1)
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2019-02-20
The committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Takumi, Ichiyama, Aquino, Belatti, Cachola, Har, Kong, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Mizuno, Onishi.
HIHB309IntroAppropriates funds for the extension of the zipper lane on the H-1 Freeway to Kapolei in the vicinity of the Kualakai parkway on/off ramp. (HB309 HD1)
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2019-02-20
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Gates, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 6 Excused: Representative(s) Eli, Hashimoto, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, McDermott.
HIHB327IntroDirects the Department of Transportation to develop and implement a single occupant vehicle access fee to use a zipper lane on Oahu. Requires that revenues generated from the single occupant vehicle access fee be deposited in the state highway fund. ...
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2019-02-20
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Gates, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 6 Excused: Representative(s) Eli, Hashimoto, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, McDermott.
HIHB305IntroRequires the Department of Transportation to establish a Community Crosswalks Pilot Program to design and implement specially painted crosswalks in neighborhoods. Appropriates funds for the pilot program. Creates a Community Crosswalks Pilot Program ...
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2019-02-20
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Gates, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 6 Excused: Representative(s) Eli, Hashimoto, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, McDermott.
HIHB299IntroRequires grantees to publicly recognize state support of project that have been awarded grants.
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2019-02-20
Passed Second Reading; placed on the calendar for Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Mizuno, Nakamura, Onishi excused (3).
HIHB314IntroRequires a certificate issuer to redeem the remaining value of a gift certificate for cash if the gift certificate has a value less than $5. (HB314 HD1)
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2019-02-20
The committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Takumi, Ichiyama, Aquino, Belatti, Cachola, Har, Kong; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Matsumoto; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Mizuno, Onishi.
HIHB454IntroAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to support native dryland forest restoration, management, and maintenance on Kahoolawe Island Reserve. (HB454 HD1)
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2019-02-20
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Gates, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nishimoto, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Representative(s) Eli, Hashimoto, Nakamura, Todd.
HIHB451IntroMakes an appropriation for the operational expenses and staffing costs of the Hawaii Association of Conservation Districts. (HB451 HD1)
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2019-02-20
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Gates, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nishimoto, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Representative(s) Eli, Hashimoto, Nakamura, Todd.
HIHB445IntroAuthorizes general obligation bonds for capital improvements to the State's water reuse systems. (HB445 HD1)
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2019-02-20
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Gates, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nishimoto, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Representative(s) Eli, Hashimoto, Nakamura, Todd.
HIHB753IntroRequires compliance with the ignition interlock program before an interlock device is removed. Allows for a constant sobriety program. Authorizes rulemaking. (HB753 HD2)
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2019-02-20
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Gates, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 6 Excused: Representative(s) Eli, Hashimoto, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, McDermott.
HIHB757IntroRequires DOT and county transportation departments to adopt Vision Zero policies to prevent and eliminate traffic fatalities. Establishes and funds a temporary working group in DOT to review traffic policies and recommendations to prevent traffic fat...
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2019-02-20
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Gates, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 6 Excused: Representative(s) Eli, Hashimoto, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, McDermott.
HIHB755IntroAppropriates funds for the fiscal biennium 2019-2021 operating budget of the Department of Transportation. (HB755 HD1)
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2019-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB243IntroRequires the Department of Education to contract with a consulting firm that specializes in school finance, particularly with respect to adequacy studies of public education systems in multiple states, to perform a study on the adequacy of funding fo...
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2019-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB250IntroFormally establishes the Hawaii Keiki: Healthy and Ready to Learn program and special fund within the Department of Education. Appropriates funds for positions and a vision screening and eye assessment tool, and to implement, expand, and sustain the ...
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2019-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB402IntroEstablishes the OHA's pro rata share of the public land trust. Transfers funds to OHA for underpayment of the public land trust funds for 7/1/2012 to 6/30/2019. Requires the DLNR to provide an annual accounting of receipts from public land trust land...
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2019-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB406IntroRequires DBEDT to develop annual regional economic plans for each county to provide K-16 pathways and qualified internship programs to meet each region's specific industry needs. Appropriates funds. (HB406 HD2)
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2019-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB446IntroEstablishes a near shore fishing tour guide license requirement. Expands permitted fishing areas for near shore fishing tour guides. (HB446 HD1)
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2019-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB411IntroRequires the Board of Education to hold no less than six community forums annually, with at least one forum in each county. Requires the Board to include an open forum for public comments on non-agenda items at the end of each public meeting through ...
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2019-02-15
To House Finance Committee
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