Hawaii Senator Jill Tokuda [D]

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HISB2244PassRequires health care providers in the workers' compensation system who are authorized to prescribe opioids to adopt and maintain policies for informed consent to opioid therapy in circumstances that carry elevated risk of dependency. Establishes limi...
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2018-07-11
Act 155, 07/09/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1264).
HISB2247PassAuthorizes pharmacists to prescribe, dispense, and provide related education on opioid antagonists to individuals at risk of opioid overdose and to family members and caregivers of individuals at risk of opioid overdose without the need for a written...
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2018-07-11
Act 154, 07/09/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1263).
HISB2488PassEstablishes the Medical Cannabis Insurance Reimbursement Working Group to address the complexities surrounding the topic of making medical cannabis reimbursable by health insurance. (CD1)
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2018-07-11
Act 161, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1270).
HISB2647PassAmends the practicum experience requirements for qualification for licensure as a mental health counselor. (SB2647 HD3)
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2018-07-11
Act 185, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1294).
HISB2490PassSpecifies certain recall reimbursement or repair requirements for manufacturers where a stop-sale order has been issued. Authorizes a license holder to engage in business at motor vehicle dealer locations that are affiliated by common ownership under...
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2018-07-11
Act 163, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1272).
HISB2087PassAmends Hawaii's Good Samaritan Law to provide civil liability exemption for persons who in good faith, without remuneration or expectation of remuneration, attempt to rescue a person with a rescue tube and for owners and operators of any premises, pr...
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2018-07-10
Act 145, on 07/06/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1246).
HISB2293PassRequires the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to institute proceedings to condemn the ground lease for the Front Street Apartments affordable housing project. Appropriates general funds for the appraisal and other preparations for t...
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2018-07-10
Act 150, on 07/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1251).
HISB2487PassAmends the definition of "quality assurance committee" to include committees established by long-term care facilities, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, home care agencies, hospices, and authorized state agencies. Allows for the...
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2018-07-10
Act 136, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1237).
HISB2909PassRequires the Legislative Reference Bureau to conduct a study that examines consolidating the law enforcement activities and responsibilities of various state divisions and agencies under a single, centralized state enforcement division or agency. (CD...
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2018-07-10
Act 124, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1225).
HISB2346PassEstablishes the Address Confidentiality Program in the Department of the Attorney General to help survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault, and stalking to relocate and keep the location of their physical address confidential. (CD1)
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2018-07-06
Act 115, 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1216).
HISB2351PassProhibits prospective employers from requesting or considering a job applicant's wage or salary history as part of an employment application process or compensation offer. Prohibits enforced wage secrecy and retaliation or discrimination against empl...
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2018-07-06
Act 108, 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1209).
HISB2340PassEnsures certain benefits under the federal Affordable Care Act are preserved under Hawaii law, including: extending dependent coverage for adult children up to 26 years of age; prohibiting health insurance entities from imposing a preexisting conditi...
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2018-07-06
Act 111, 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1212).
HISB2990PassRequires the legislative reference bureau to conduct a sunrise analysis of the impacts of and best framework for the establishment of paid family leave. Requires a report and proposed legislation be submitted to the legislature by 9/1/2019. Appropria...
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2018-07-06
Act 109, 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1210).
HISB2714PassExcludes the weight of disability access modifications from the determination of net weight for non-commercial vehicles for purposes of levying the state and county motor vehicle weight tax. Takes effect on 7/1/2019. (CD1)
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2018-07-05
Act 076, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1177).
HISB2691PassAllows boards, under Hawaii' Sunshine Law, to provide a copy of the public notice of a meeting to the Office of the Lieutenant Governor or appropriate county clerk's office via electronic mail. (CD1)
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2018-06-29
Act 063, 06/28/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1164).
HISB2361PassAppropriates funds for Fiscal Biennium 2017-2019 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for public employees in Collective Bargaining Unit (14) and for their excluded counterparts. (CD1)
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2018-06-06
Act 020, 06/04/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1120).
HISB2364EngrossRequires employers to pay for all medical services required for the employee for the compensable injury and the process of recovery, even when claims are disputed. Establishes negotiation, notice, and review procedures for disputed claims. Imposes fi...
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2018-04-27
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 3:00 pm in conference room 329.
HISB2661EngrossCodifies sustainable development goals based on all seventeen of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and Indicators. (SB2661 HD1)
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2018-04-27
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 687).
HISCR149PassRequesting The Executive Office On Aging And The University Of Hawaii Center On Aging To Convene A Working Group To Review In-home Care Services And Make Recommendations To Improve The Quality Of Care And Urging The Department Of Health To Adopt Admi...
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2018-04-27
Received notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Adopted (Sen. Com. No. 847).
HISB2905EngrossEstablishes an income tax credit for employers who create on-site early childhood facilities. Establishes and appropriates funds for one On-site Early Childhood Facility Coordinator position. (SB2905 HD1)
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2018-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-18 2:15PM in conference room 312.
HISB3100EngrossConsolidates the Department of Budget and Finance and the Department of Human Resources Development into the Department of Budget, Finance, and Human Resources. Transfers functions and duties accordingly. Transfers to the Department of Business, Econ...
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2018-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 2:30PM in conference room 429.
HISB2363EngrossRequires the Department of Human Resources Development to establish a working group to establish and implement a supervisory and professional job shadowing pilot project in which candidates for promotion to supervisory or professional positions recei...
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2018-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-25-18 9:30AM in conference room 329.
HISB2906EngrossEstablishes the position of the Governor's Coordinator on Homelessness in statute. Attaches the Governor's Coordinator on Homelessness to the Department of Human Services for administrative purposes, but requires the position to report to the Governo...
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2018-04-24
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Wednesday, 04-25-18 9:30AM in conference room 329.
HISCR39PassAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Heeia, Koolaupoko, Oahu, For The Existing Seawall And Landscaped Area And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of The Existing Improvements Construc...
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2018-04-24
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR48PassRequesting The Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands To Provide Multi-family, High-density Development In Transient-oriented Development Zones And Tiny Homes For Native Hawaiians.
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2018-04-24
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR79PassAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement And Issuance Of Immediate Right Of Entry Covering A Portion Of State Land At Kaanapali, Lahaina, Maui, For Beach Walk, Trench Drain, Sign, And Public Beach Shower Purposes.
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2018-04-24
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR95PassSupporting The Purchase, Preservation, And Restoration Of Agricultural And Conservation Lands In Maunawili Valley, Oahu, And Urging Various Federal, State, And County Entities To Acquire And Protect Important Ancient And Historic Sites And Trails And...
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2018-04-24
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR142PassRequesting The Department Of Health To Convene A Working Group To Examine Palliative Care Services And Develop Recommendations To Expand Palliative Care Services In Hawaii.
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2018-04-24
Received notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Adoption (Sen. Com. No. 830).
HISB2989EngrossExpands eligibility and credit amount of the low-income household renters' income tax credit and adjusts the credit for inflation. Appropriates funds for the Family Assessment Center. Establishes and appropriates funds for the Homeless Children Renta...
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2018-04-23
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-24-18 2:30PM in conference room 325.
HISR48IntroUrging The Hawaii Chapter Of The American Judicature Society And The Hawaii State Bar Association To Analyze And Assess The Role Of The Judiciary Within The Constitutional Framework Of Government In The State Of Hawaii.
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2018-04-23
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) Taniguchi, K. Rhoads, L. Thielen; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Kim.
HISB3070EngrossEstablishes the Hawaii Teacher Stipend Program to be administered by the Department of Education to address the shortage of teachers in the Hawaii public school system. Creates the Hawaii Teacher Stipend Program Special Fund to provide ongoing fundin...
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2018-04-20
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-24-18 1:45PM in conference room 312.
HISCR74PassRequesting Papa Ola Lokahi To Assess The Impact On Social, Financial, And Cultural Integrity Of Providing Health Coverage For Certain Native Hawaiian Culture-based Activities.
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2018-04-18
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR54EngrossRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Study To Assess The Impact Of Medical Bill Review Costs On The State's Workers' Compensation System.
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2018-04-16
To House Finance Committee
HISCR73EngrossRequesting The United States Congress To Amend The Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act To Ensure That The Act Receives Permanent Authority.
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2018-04-16
To House Finance Committee
HISCR176EngrossUrging The Department Of Transportation To Assess The Dangers Of Pedestrian Use Of The Shoulder Of Haleakala Highway Between Upper Kimo Drive And Ainakula Road And To Examine Potential Pedestrian Safety Countermeasures.
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2018-04-16
To House Finance Committee
HISCR108EngrossUrging The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency To Work With The Federal Communications Commission, The Federal Emergency Management Agency, And The National Weather Service To Make Necessary Updates To Ensure That Textual And Audible Information From ...
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2018-04-16
To House Finance Committee
HISCR143EngrossRequesting The Department Of Business, Economic Development, And Tourism And Applied Research Laboratory At The University Of Hawaii To Convene A Working Group To Develop Recommendations Regarding The Safe, Legal, And Beneficial Use Of Unmanned Aircr...
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2018-04-16
To House Finance Committee
HISCR192EngrossRequesting That The Department Of Accounting And General Services, The Department Of Budget And Fiscal Services Of The City And County Of Honolulu, And The Departments Of Finance Of The Counties Of Hawaii, Maui, And Kauai Eliminate The Payroll Lag De...
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2018-04-16
To House Finance Committee
HISCR129EngrossRequesting The Department Of Health To Convene A Task Force To Examine How A Statewide Use Of Domestic Violence Assessments And Response Protocol By Emergency Medical Services Personnel Can Help To Strengthen The State's Overall Response To Domestic ...
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2018-04-13
To House Finance Committee
HISCR180EngrossRequesting The Department Of Education To Reexamine The Menu Schedules For School Meals To Give Local Produce Suppliers The Ability To Provide Locally Grown Produce In Each Meal, In Keeping With United States Department Of Agriculture Standards.
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2018-04-12
To House Education Committee
HISR43PassRequesting Papa Ola Lokahi To Assess The Impact On Social, Financial, And Cultural Integrity Of Providing Health Coverage For Certain Native Hawaiian Culture-based Activities.
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2018-04-05
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISR44PassRequesting The United States Congress To Amend The Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act To Ensure That The Act Receives Permanent Authority.
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2018-04-05
Report and Resolution Adopted.
HISR55PassSupporting The Purchase, Preservation, And Restoration Of Agricultural And Conservation Lands In Maunawili Valley, Oahu, And Urging Various Federal, State, And County Entities To Acquire And Protect Important Ancient And Historic Sites And Trails And...
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2018-04-05
Report and Resolution Adopted.
HISR94PassRequesting The Executive Office On Aging And The University Of Hawaii Center On Aging To Convene A Working Group To Review In-home Care Services And Make Recommendations To Improve The Quality Of Care.
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2018-04-05
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISB2199EngrossAuthorizes the State to apply for and implement a waiver from certain provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, as amended. (SB2199 HD1)
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2018-04-03
To House Finance Committee
HISR105PassUrging The Department Of Transportation To Assess The Dangers Of Pedestrian Use Of The Shoulder Of Haleakala Highway Between Upper Kimo Drive And Ainakula Road And To Examine Potential Pedestrian Safety Countermeasures.
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2018-04-03
Report and Resolution Adopted.
HISCR122EngrossRequesting An Increased Honolulu Police Department Presence On Oahu's North Shore.
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2018-04-02
To House Public Safety Committee
HISR81PassRequesting An Increased Honolulu Police Department Presence On Oahu's North Shore.
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2018-03-29
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISB2360EngrossRequires public employees in collective bargaining units to provide written notification to the employee's exclusive representative to discontinue the employee's payroll assignments within a certain time period. Requires the employee's exclusive repr...
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2018-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HISB2339EngrossAuthorizes pharmacies to accept for disposal the return of any unused, remaining, or expired prescription drugs that the pharmacy previously dispensed, via collection receptacles or mail-back programs. (SB2339 HD1)
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2018-03-28
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
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