Hawaii Representative John Mizuno [D]

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HIHB1529IntroAllows student journalists at public schools to exercise freedom of speech and freedom of the press in school-sponsored media. Takes effect on July 1, 2050. (HD1)
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2020-02-21
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Wildberger, McDermott.
HIHB141IntroRequires public schools and public charter schools to have an employee trained to administer seizure disorder rescue medication. Exempts schools that do not have a student with a seizure disorder. Requires a seizure action plan for every diagnosed st...
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2020-02-21
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Wildberger, McDermott.
HIHB933IntroCreates a crisis intervention and diversion program in the department of health to divert those in need to appropriate health care and away from the criminal justice system. Appropriates funds. Sunsets on 6/30/2023. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD2)
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2020-02-21
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, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Wildberger, McDermott.
HIHB35IntroAuthorizes expenditures from the mental health and substance abuse special fund to be used for capital improvement projects. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-02-21
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, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Wildberger, McDermott.
HIHB1637IntroRepeals the ceiling for using moneys in the civil monetary penalty special fund by DOH for compliance activities approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Appropriates funds to DOH for the establishment of a medicare administrator p...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1662IntroAmends the statewide newborn hearing screening program to require reporting of diagnostic audiologic evaluation results of infants who do not pass the hearing screening test to DOH to improve hearing follow-up treatment and support of infants. Update...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1661IntroAmends criteria for emergency examination, release from emergency examination, emergency hospitalization, and release from emergency hospitalization for individuals suffering from a behavioral health crisis. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (HD2)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1798IntroRequires the AG to convene a working group to examine laws relating to corporal punishment as a form of discipline in the State, and submit a report to the legislature prior to the 2021 regular session. Takes effect on 12/31/2059. (HD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1864IntroAmends the definition of renewable portfolio standard to be a percentage of electrical energy generation, rather than sales. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD2)
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2020-02-21
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, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Wildberger, McDermott.
HIHB1847IntroRequires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to adopt rules to protect herbivorous fish in all state waters. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1859IntroEstablishes a 3-year pilot project by the University of Hawaii Water Resources Research Center to demonstrate new toilet and sewage treatment technologies and to expedite demonstration projects. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. Repeals on 6/30...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1851IntroCommencing January 1, 2022, prohibits the issuance of building permits for new multi-unit dwellings that do not include grid-interactive water heater systems. Requires the PUC to establish standards for the systems. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD2)
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2020-02-21
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, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Wildberger, McDermott.
HIHB1846IntroRequires an energy audit for all state facilities with an area over 10,000 square feet, except facilities at the Aloha Stadium, by 1/1/2022, and dates for energy efficiency implementation. Beginning 7/1/2020, allow for new state building construction...
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2020-02-21
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, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Wildberger, McDermott.
HIHB1850IntroAllows the chief energy officer to contract with Hawaii not-for-profit entities to administer expenditures from the energy security special fund for the purposes set forth in section 201-12.8, HRS. Increases the allocation from the state environmenta...
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2020-02-21
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, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Wildberger, McDermott.
HIHB1907IntroProhibits the operation of a helicopter for commercial purposes without a valid instrument rating from the Federal Aviation Administration. Subject both a violating individual and an individual's employer to penalties. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1977IntroAddresses the State's physician shortage by establishing a Medical Student Sponsorship Program within DOH for medical students who successfully graduate from a high-quality but lower-cost school of medicine and make a ten-year service commitment to p...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:30 pm]
To House Health Committee
HIHB1955IntroEstablishes a framework for the regulation of electric foot scooters by the State and counties. Amends definitions of "moped" to exclude electric foot scooters. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1978IntroSpecifies that the family court has jurisdiction in proceedings concerning the custody or guardianship of an immigrant child pursuant to a motion for Special Immigrant Juvenile factual findings requesting a determination that the child was abused, ne...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB1921IntroRequires any hunting guide or hunter to obtain and submit to the Department of Land and Natural Resources written permission from any private landowner upon which the hunting guide or hunter is engaged in guide or hunting activities. Requires the Div...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1915IntroEstablishes within the department of education a workforce readiness program to provide opportunities for students to earn associate degrees, workforce development diplomas, pre-apprenticeship certificates, and other industry-recognized certificates....
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1956IntroEstablishes a requirement that persons under 21 years of age who use tobacco at a public school or public school function attend a tobacco education course. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1950IntroRequires the Department of Transportation to conduct a study on the feasibility of a private-public partnership to design, build, and operate an underwater tunnel for vehicle traffic to provide a more direct connection between Ewa and downtown Honolu...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2004IntroAmends requirements for child passengers. Requires rear facing child safety seats for children under two years of age. Raises certain fines for violations. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB2022IntroAuthorizes expenditures from the mental health and substance abuse special fund to be used for certain capital improvement projects. Limits the expenditures for capital improvement projects at 15 per cent of total expenditures from the special fund a...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1975IntroRequires that any county of the State with a population greater than 500,000 provide emergency medical services in a transparent and fiscally responsible manner. Requires any impacted county to conduct an evaluation regarding the finances and operati...
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2020-02-21
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, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Wildberger, McDermott.
HIHB2101IntroRequires circuit courts to apply special sentencing considerations when sentencing a minor for a nonviolent offense. Allows the courts, in their discretion, to impose a sentence up to fifty per cent shorter than the mandatory minimum or to decline to...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB2047IntroEstablishes a task force within the Department of Health to identify therapies and home- and community-based care services that may benefit persons having fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, including therapies and treatments that may benefit them as a...
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2020-02-21
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, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Wildberger, McDermott.
HIHB2099IntroAmends the description for the appropriation for the Alzheimer's disease and related dementia services coordinator in Act 127, SLH 2019. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-02-21
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, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Wildberger, McDermott.
HIHB2110IntroClarifies the group of professionals who are prohibited from knowingly referring or transferring patients to an uncertified or unlicensed care facility. Repeals landlord exclusion. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-02-21
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, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Wildberger, McDermott.
HIHB2061IntroRequires the AG to convene a study group to examine the impacts, costs, and impediments of allowing child support payments to pass through to TANF recipients and submit a report to the legislature prior to the 2021 Regular Session. Effective 12/31/20...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2125IntroMakes various amendments to the State Ethics Code. Repeals exemption from certain financial disclosure requirements granted to members of the Hawaii Correctional System Oversight Commission. Takes effect on 1/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB2120IntroAmends the certain parts of the conflicts of interests provision of the state ethics code to include members of the legislature and justices and judges of all state courts. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB2069IntroProhibits civil asset forfeiture unless the covered offense is a felony for which the property owner has been convicted. Excludes the forfeiture proceedings for an animal pending criminal charges. Requires the Attorney General to deposit the net proc...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2124IntroProhibits certain state officials and employees from representing certain interests before the State for 12 months after termination from their respective positions. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB2057IntroMakes consistent the types of documents accepted as proof of domestic or sexual violence victim status. Takes effect 12/31/2059. (HD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB2128IntroMakes housekeeping amendments to Hawaii's elections laws to clarify and improve the administration of elections by mail. Establishes a process, beginning on January 1, 2021, for preregistering or registering public school- and charter school-enrolled...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2250IntroEstablishes the University of Hawaii promise program plus to provide scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of qualified students enrolled in bachelor's degree programs in teaching, health care, social work, or engineering at the University of ...
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2020-02-21
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, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Wildberger, McDermott.
HIHB2177IntroAmends statutory limitations on the time period in which a survivor of childhood sexual abuse may file a civil suit. Allows punitive damages up to two times the amount of compensatory damages. Permits the court to order restorative justice measures, ...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2236IntroRequires and appropriates funds for the department of health to conduct comprehensive workforce and cost analysis reviews with federal partners to improve efficiency, quality, and cost-effectiveness. Requires the auditor to conduct a comprehensive ma...
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2020-02-21
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Wildberger, McDermott.
HIHB2249IntroAppropriates funds to restore diagnostic, preventive, and restorative dental benefits to adult Medicaid enrollees, provided DHS obtains maximum federal matching funds available. Takes effect on December 31, 2059. (HD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2188IntroEstablishes a one-mile setback from the nearest existing farm dwelling or residential dwelling unit for certain wind energy facilities in agricultural districts. Requires a study on the effects of noise production by wind energy facilities on the hea...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2254IntroAppropriates funds for fiscal year 2020-2021 for the health care provider loan repayment program administered through the John A. Burns School of Medicine of the University of Hawaii at Manoa; provided that the funds are matched on a dollar-to-dollar...
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2020-02-21
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, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Wildberger, McDermott.
HIHB2255IntroExpands the Hawaii community college promise program to provide scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of qualified students at any fouryear University of Hawaii campus who meet certain eligibility criteria. Appropriates funds for the program. ...
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2020-02-21
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2270IntroAllows a court to prohibit persons convicted of a crime against minors or sexual offense on 7/1/2020, and thereafter, from residing, permanently or temporarily, within 500 feet of any public or private school, child care facility, playground, or park...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2253IntroAmends the statewide traffic code to allow for the chairperson of the BLNR and county chiefs of police to designate state or county employees or contractors to issue citations for traffic violations. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB2257IntroExpands the scope of the University of Hawaii at Hilo conference center revolving fund to all programs conducted by the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Requires an annual report to the Legislature regarding the fund. Gives the chancellor of the Univers...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Finance 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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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2420IntroClarifies the meaning of "program or activity receiving state financial assistance". Excludes cases within the scope of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act from the jurisdiction of the Hawaii civil rights commission. Effective 12/31/2059....
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB2421IntroCreates a board of trustees for the Hawaii school for the deaf and blind to establish an independent governance structure for the school. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (HD2)
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2020-02-21
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Gates.
HIHB2422IntroRequires the auditor to conduct a performance and management audit of DLNR's division of boating and ocean recreation. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
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