Hawaii Senator Jarrett Keohokalole [D]

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HISCR43IntroDeclaring A Climate Emergency And Requesting Statewide Collaboration Toward An Immediate Just Transition And Emergency Mobilization Effort To Restore A Safe Climate.
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2020-02-27
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HISR21IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Convene An Advisory Committee To Make Recommendations To Develop And Implement A Plan To Teach Digital Citizenship And Media Literacy In Grades K-12 In Public Schools, Including Charter Schools And Hawaiian L...
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2020-02-27
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HISCR41IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Convene An Advisory Committee To Make Recommendations To Develop And Implement A Plan To Teach Digital Citizenship And Media Literacy In Grades K-12 In Public Schools, Including Charter Schools And Hawaiian L...
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2020-02-27
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HISCR38IntroRequesting The Office Of The Lieutenant Governor To Establish A Multi-stakeholder Task Force To Advance State Procurement Of Locally Produced Food.
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2020-02-27
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HISR22IntroDeclaring A Climate Emergency And Requesting Statewide Collaboration Toward An Immediate Just Transition And Emergency Mobilization Effort To Restore A Safe Climate.
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2020-02-27
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HISR24IntroUrging The United States Environmental Protection Agency And Hawaii State Department Of Health To Reject The Approval Of A Single Wall Tank Upgrade Alternative Option For The Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility And Support The Secondary Containment T...
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2020-02-27
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HISCR45IntroUrging The United States Environmental Protection Agency And Hawaii State Department Of Health To Reject The Approval Of A Single Wall Tank Upgrade Alternative Option For The Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility And Support The Secondary Containment T...
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2020-02-27
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HISB2010IntroEstablishes The Uniform Employee and Student Online Privacy Protection Act that adopts uniform laws on protecting the online accounts of employees, prospective employees, unpaid interns, applicants, students, and prospective students from employers a...
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2020-02-21
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, J.Keohokalole, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Kim.
HISB2105IntroAuthorizes the examiner of drivers to accept driver's license renewal applications from civilian employees and contractors of the federal Department of Defense more than six months prior to the date of expiration under certain conditions.
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:00PM in conference room 016.
HISB2228IntroEstablishes the offense of unlawful shipment of e-liquid products. Beginning July 1, 2020, prohibits the sale of flavored products for electronic smoking devices, the mislabeling of e-liquid products containing nicotine, and the sale of tobacco produ...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:30 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:30PM in conference room 016.
HISB2311IntroStrengthens campus safety and accountability procedures and protocols, including those relating to sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and related issues, at the University of Hawaii. Takes steps to extend...
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2020-02-21
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, J.Keohokalole, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Kim.
HISB2402IntroAuthorizes a court to order the forfeiture of Employees' Retirement System benefits of an ERS member, former member, or retirant upon conviction of the individual for a felony related to the State or county employment of the individual. Authorizes de...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 12:15 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-24-20 12:15PM in conference room 016.
HISB2313IntroProhibits an employer from requiring an employee to enter into a nondisclosure agreement pertaining to sexual harassment or sexual assault. Prohibits an employer from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing sexual harassment or s...
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2020-02-21
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, J.Keohokalole, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Kim.
HISB2670IntroRequires a vulnerable coastal property purchaser statement to be executed by the purchaser or transferee with the sale or transfer of vulnerable coastal real estate. Effective 12/31/33. (SD1)
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2020-02-21
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, J.Keohokalole, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Kim.
HISB2502IntroAdds members of the clergy, commercial computer technicians, commercial film and photographic print or image processors, and persons employed by organizations that have direct contact with or supervision of children to the categories of persons who a...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-24-20 12:00PM in conference room 016.
HISB2701IntroGrants county agencies the right to enter property to investigate agricultural buildings and structures for violations of and compliance with building code exemption qualifications.
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-24-20 12:00PM in conference room 016.
HISB2671IntroRequires that mandatory seller disclosures in real estate transactions include identification of residential real properties lying within the sea level rise exposure area. Effective 12/31/33. (SD1)
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2020-02-21
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, J.Keohokalole, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Kim.
HISB2631IntroPermits judicial discretion for referral to a diversion program or treatment court should the defendant have serious and persistent mental health illness. (SD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-24-20 12:00PM in conference room 016.
HISB2994IntroEstablishes the Photo Red Light Imaging Detector Systems Program (Program). Authorizes counties to administer the Program. Requires proceeds of fines to be expended in the county from which they were collected for operation of the Program. (SD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:00PM in conference room 016.
HISB3158IntroProhibits 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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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:00PM in conference room 016.
HISB2103IntroAuthorizes the issuance of special number license plates for the Polynesian Voyaging Society for electric vehicles.
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) English, K. Kahele.
HISB2308IntroEstablishes within the Department of Human Services a sexually exploited children statewide coordinator and program and a commercial sexual exploitation of children steering committee to address the needs of sexually exploited children in the State. ...
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 9 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 4 Excused: Senator(s) English, Inouye, K. Kahele, Taniguchi.
HISB2279IntroExtends the deadline for the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to exercise its power of eminent domain to acquire the Front Street Apartments affordable housing project on Maui unless the ground lease is renegotiated or a new ground ...
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) English, K. Kahele.
HISB2722IntroRequires the Department of Agriculture to establish a five-year food hub pilot program to increase access to local food. Provides for the award of grant funding to qualified applicants wishing to establish or expand a food hub. Requires reports to th...
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:40 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:40PM in conference room 211.
HISB2627IntroIncreases the amount of the tax credit for individuals and households and the adjusted gross income eligibility cap for the income tax credit for low-income household renters using tax brackets for individuals and different categories of households a...
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) English, K. Kahele.
HISB2501IntroAmends the definition of "variance" under water pollution statutes. Prohibits permits to be issued for continuing discharge of point source pollution into highest quality waters, except for temporary construction. Allows the director to grant a varia...
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2020-02-20
The committee on JDC deferred the measure.
HISB2609IntroIncludes agents of candidates listed on ballots among the persons prohibited from providing voting assistance at voter service centers and in the use of absentee ballots.
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, J.Keohokalole, Kim; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Fevella.
HISB2724IntroProhibits the use of lead-based paint on outdoor structures after 12/31/21.
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in CPH were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, S. Chang, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Nishihara, Ruderman, L. Thielen.
HISB2668IntroIncreases the percentage of the land conservation fund that may be used for costs related to the operation, maintenance, and management of lands acquired by the fund. Increases the maximum dollar amount of the conveyance tax distribution to the land ...
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) English, K. Kahele.
HISB2532IntroEstablishes a class of artisan-scale composting operations exempt from department of health regulations to divert organic materials from Hawaii's landfills. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPH were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, S. Chang, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Nishihara, Ruderman, L. Thielen.
HISB2723IntroAppropriates funds for the GoFarm Hawaii program. Requires GoFarm Hawaii to provide the Chairperson of the Board of Agriculture with an annual report of the program's goals and a semi-annual report outlining program outputs and outcomes.
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) English, K. Kahele.
HISB2495IntroRequires a used motor vehicle dealer to deliver at least two operable sets of keys, including keys fobs, to the consumer at the time of sale. Includes keys and key fobs as covered parts under required written warranties.
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2020-02-20
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB2622IntroAppropriates funds to the department of land and natural resources division of forestry and wildlife for invasive species technician positions in the county of Hawaii to address invasive plants and animals. Effective 12/31/33. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:40 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:40PM in conference room 211.
HISB2504IntroCommences the transfer of the Oahu Regional Health Care System in its entirety from the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation to the Department of Health, beginning with the transfer of the Oahu Regional Health Care System's budget into the Department of...
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:40 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:40PM in conference room 211.
HISB2820IntroIncrease the renewable energy technology tax credit cap per unit per solar energy system for multi-family residential properties from $350 to $750. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2020. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) English, K. Kahele, Shimabukuro.
HISB2818IntroRequires the Hawaii State Energy Office to conduct a study regarding renewable gas to determine economic and technical feasibility of the use of renewable gas by gas utility companies. Appropriates funds for the study. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) English, K. Kahele, Shimabukuro.
HISB3007IntroRequires the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to make a public disclosure identifying the names of the taxpayers who are receiving tax credits and the total amount of tax credit received for specific economic activities. (SD1...
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:40 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:40PM in conference room 211.
HISB3042IntroAppropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for its efforts to mitigate and control two-lined spittlebug infestations in the State.
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:40 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:40PM in conference room 211.
HISB3038IntroExempts taro production from the state income tax. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:40 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:40PM in conference room 211.
HISB3041IntroExtends the deadline for submitting the strategic plan required by Act 151, Session Laws of Hawaii 2019. Extends the lapse date for funds appropriated by the Act to 6/30/2021.
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:40 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:40PM in conference room 211.
HISB3061IntroAmends the nominating authority of the representatives of the Heeia community development district, Kalaeloa community development district, and Kakaako community development district on the Hawaii community development authority. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:40 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:40PM in conference room 211.
HISB3099IntroImplements the recommendations of the Hawaii Sea Level Rise Vulnerability and Adaptation Report issued by the Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission. Makes appropriations. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Taniguchi; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Fevella ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) English, K. Kahele, Shimabukuro.
HISB3143IntroRequires the State Procurement Office and the Public Works Division of the Department of Accounting and General Services to develop a ten-year pilot program to enable innovative methods of procurement. Establishes an exempt innovative project deliver...
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Fevella ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) English, K. Kahele.
HISB3130IntroAllows any cemetery authority to be exempted from licensing, bonding, and fee requirements when selling or offering use of its property or portion thereof for the inurnment of cremated remains of its members, adherents, and their families.
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2020-02-20
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB3126IntroEstablishes a four-year pilot program to reduce recidivism through educational programs and initiatives. Appropriates funds.
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:40 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:40PM in conference room 211.
HISB2624IntroCreates income brackets for the low-income renter tax credit. Provides for adjustment of the tax credit amount based on the consumer price index.
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2020-02-19
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) K. Kahele, Kidani, Taniguchi.
HISCR10IntroRequesting That The Department Of Human Services Provide An Estimate Of The Budget Appropriation And Legislative Action Necessary To Fund An Expansion Of Med-quest Coverage To All Post-partum Women For A Period Of Twelve Months Following Childbirth.
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2020-02-19
The committee(s) on HMS recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in HMS were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Ruderman, K. Rhoads, Riviere, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Ihara.
HISB2505IntroRequires and appropriates funds for the Department of Health to establish a continuum of stabilization beds statewide for non-forensic patients with substance abuse or mental health disorders, or both, by repurposing unused state facilities. (SD1)
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2020-02-19
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Kanuha, Moriwaki, Riviere, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 6 Excused: Senator(s) English, Harimoto, Inouye, K. Kahele, Kidani, Shimabukuro.
HISB2506IntroAuthorizes the mental health and substance abuse special fund to be used for certain capital improvements. Requires the Department of Health to identify, among other things, capital improvement projects that should be made with moneys from the mental...
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2020-02-19
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Kanuha, Moriwaki, Riviere, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 6 Excused: Senator(s) English, Harimoto, Inouye, K. Kahele, Kidani, Shimabukuro.
HISB3103IntroEstablishes 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. Places management of schoo...
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2020-02-19
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Harimoto, Taniguchi ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Inouye, K. Kahele.
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