Hawaii Senator Joy San Buenaventura [D]

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HISB665PassMakes intentionally providing false information concerning the name or address of a person paying for a campaign advertisement a class C felony. Authorizes criminal prosecution for campaign finance law violations in addition to criminal fines. Increa...
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2022-06-27
Act 181, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1282).
HISB339PassExtends the period during which the important agricultural land qualified agricultural cost tax credit is available. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2021. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 139, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1240).
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Establishes the Hawaii Genetic Information Privacy Act. Requires direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to adhere to certain requirements pertaining to the collection, use, and disclosure of genetic data. Establishes fines for violations. Allow...
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HISB2081PassEstablishes the Department of Education Commercial Enterprises Revolving Fund for funds to be expended in the operation of commercial enterprises by the Department of Education. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 145, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1246).
HISB2076VetoRequires University of Hawaii and the Hawaii Broadband and Digital Equity Office (Office) to convene a working group to determine the appropriate governance structure to operate, maintain, and oversee broadband assets. Appropriates funds for three fu...
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2022-06-27
Vetoed on 06-29-22 (Gov. Msg. No. 1331), line-item appropriations veto.
HISB2359PassRequires the University of Hawaii to establish K-12 expanded teaching cohort programs in each county for students who are pursuing undergraduate degrees in education. Requires interim reports to the legislature prior to the regular sessions of 2023, ...
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2022-06-27
Act 141, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1242).
HISB2284PassEstablishes provisions relating to the Department of Agriculture's governing of the business of aquaculture. Grants exclusive property rights to persons who lawfully obtain the cultured progeny of wild plants and animals by brood stock acquisition. A...
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2022-06-27
Act 134, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1235).
HISB2283PassRequires the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute to conduct a study to examine the potential for the production and use of renewable hydrogen in the State and the potential role of renewable hydrogen in achieving a local, affordable, reliable, and decarb...
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2022-06-27
Act 140, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1241).
HISB2290PassBeginning 7/1/2022, bans the manufacture of a personal care product, except a non-prescription drug, that contains plastic microbeads. Beginning 7/1/2023, bans the sale or offer for sale of a personal care product, except a non-prescription drug, tha...
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2022-06-27
Act 156, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1257).
HISB2378PassBeginning 1/1/2023, adjusts membership of the state taxation board of review; requires the chair of the board to have certain qualifications; and establishes a compensation schedule for board members. Authorizes board members to validate board action...
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2022-06-27
Act 218, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1319).
HISB2387PassRequires agencies to publicly post the justification for cancelling an invitation for bids or request for proposals, for a minimum of ten days, on a purchasing agency's website, government electronic notification system, or by any other means the pro...
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2022-06-27
Act 175, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1276).
HISB2600PassBeginning 7/1/2022, prohibits issuance of permits for future large capacity underground storage tank systems mauka of the underground injection control line. Beginning 7/1/2022, prohibits operation of, and renewal of permits for, large capacity under...
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2022-06-27
Act 157, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1258).
HISB2752PassClarifies the definition of the term "abandoned well". Requires abandoned well owners to seal the well at the owner's expense. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 213, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1314).
HISB2621PassAppropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture to establish bovine tuberculosis control operations on Molokai, including staff, land, and equipment. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 135, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1236).
HISB2624PassRequires the Department of Health to implement a telehealth pilot project and publish an evaluation report on the telehealth pilot project outcomes. Requires the Department to implement and administer a rural health care pilot project to provide phys...
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2022-06-27
Act 158, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1259).
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Excludes from any waiting list maintained by the department of Hawaiian home lands any lessee or successor who sells or transfers their lease on a tract of Hawaiian home lands for personal gain. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HISB2720PassAllows new electric vehicle charging stations and certain upgrades having a single port to qualify for a rebate. Removes the $500,000 cap on the electric vehicle charging station rebate program. Specifies that no rebates shall be approved after avail...
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2022-06-27
Act 202, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1303).
HISB2826PassEstablishes a career development success program within the Department of Education to provide financial incentives for participating public high schools to encourage students enrolled in grades nine through twelve to enroll in and successfully compl...
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2022-06-27
Act 143, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1244).
HISB2960PassRequires the Department of Agriculture to partner with Hawaii's agricultural community to establish and implement a food safety certification training program to help small- to medium-sized farms comply with federal food safety certification mandates...
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2022-06-27
Act 136, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1237).
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Amends the minimum qualifications for Board of Education members. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HISB2822PassAuthorizes the Department of Education to offer optional asthma education instruction to students and provide asthma training to teachers and other department employees who interact with students. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 147, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1248).
HISB2986PassExtends the sunset date of Act 14, Session Laws of Hawaii 2020, which establishes the state hemp processors and commercial hemp production laws, by three years to 2025. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 137, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1238).
HISB2893PassEstablishes a one-year school supply subsidy pilot program at all schools composed entirely of students eligible for participation in Title I, Part A, of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act. Approp...
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2022-06-27
Act 142, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1243).
HISB2808PassAppropriates funds to the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation for the State Small Business Credit Initiative Program. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 192, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1293).
HISB2857PassEstablishes within the Department of Human Services, a five-year Child Wellness Incentive Pilot Program that pays $50 to each state medicaid benefit recipient for each completed well-child examination of that recipient parent's child. Requires the De...
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2022-06-27
Act 127, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1228).
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Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources' Division of Forestry and Wildlife to adopt rules and issue funds to licensed hunters at a per unit rate for feral axis deer herd management. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HISB3298PassEstablishes a working group consisting of the Chairperson of the Board of Land and Natural Resources, Director of Public Safety, and hunters and recreational shooters to determine potential locations and requirements for a shooting facility in the Co...
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2022-06-27
Act 214, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1315).
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Requires the Director of Transportation to adopt rules to require tour aircraft operations to report details of each flight taken by the tour aircraft operation on a monthly basis. Establishes the Air Noise and Safety Task Force. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HISB3284PassEstablishes a technology services consolidation working group to develop a plan for the phased consolidation of all state executive branch information technology services and staff, where determined practicable by the working group, within five years...
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2022-06-27
Act 179, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1280).
HISB3294PassAppropriates moneys for reentry planning circles for incarcerated individuals. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 118, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1219).
HISB3235PassEstablishes the Safe Spaces for Youth Pilot Program within the Department of Human Services. Requires the pilot program to collaborate with all state and county departments that offer services to ensure the well-being of youth in Hawaii to coordinate...
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2022-06-27
Act 130, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1231).
HISB3379PassAppropriates funds for a ports-of-entry biosecurity program. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 138, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1239).
HISB3372PassAuthorizes the office of administrative hearings, where it is determined that an award of a contract is in violation of law and the award is rescinded and the contract, if executed, is terminated or declared null and void, to award the government con...
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2022-06-27
Act 180, on 06/27/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1281).
HISB3324PassEstablishes a working group to examine and address the problem of infrastructure repair and maintenance in planned housing subdivisions that do not have compulsory homeowner associations. Requires a report to the legislature before the 2024 regular s...
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2022-06-27
Act 200, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1301).
HISB3357PassRequires certain departments and agencies to provide grants to tax-exempt nonprofit organizations that have experience and expertise in supporting and advancing Native Hawaiian communities. Makes appropriations. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 195, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1296).
HISB2821PassRequires the Department of Education to provide menstrual products free of charge to all students on all public school campuses. (CD1)
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2022-06-21
Act 113, on 06/20/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1213).
HISB2136PassProhibits juror exclusion based on gender identity or expression. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 040, on 06/16/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1140).
HISB2202PassDesignates the month of April of each year as the State's Volunteer Month; provided that the month is not construed as a state holiday. Takes effect 7/1/2022. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 081, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1181).
HISB2274PassIncreases the Center for Nursing fee from $40 to $60 per licensing biennium. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 066, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1166).
HISB2280PassAllows dental assistants to perform limited duties under the general supervision of a dentist licensed in the State in public health settings and under the direction of a dental hygienist licensed in the State. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 067, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1167).
HISB2279PassRegulates the purchase of catalytic converters by used motor vehicle parts dealers and palladium, platinum, and rhodium by scrap dealers and recyclers. Subjects persons who violate related provisions to a class C felony. Establishes the felony offens...
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2022-06-17
Act 088, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1188).
HISB2475PassClarifies that amounts received or accrued for stevedoring services, wharfage, and demurrage services are exempt under the general excise tax law. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 080, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1180).
HISB2695PassEstablishes a blockchain and cryptocurrency task force. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 070, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1170).
HISB2670PassEstablishes the Hawaii state lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, plus commission to provide for a statewide program, on a permanent and continuing basis, on the status of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, plus individuals in Hawaii....
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2022-06-17
Act 041, on 06/16/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1141).
HISB2644PassExtends until 6/30/2027 Act 65, Session Laws of Hawaii 2013, as amended by Act 60, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, which provides a limited exemption to the licensing requirements for certain individuals in situations when an electric utility must retai...
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2022-06-17
Act 068, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1168).
HISB2663PassChanges the filing fee schedule for paternity actions by establishing an initial filing fee of $100 and eliminating fees to file motions. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 091, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1191).
HISB2798PassAuthorizes the Hawaii Board of Veterinary Medicine to grant temporary courtesy and relief permits for out-of-state veterinarians. Permits licensed veterinarians to practice veterinarian telemedicine. Creates a permit surcharge. Allows for internation...
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2022-06-17
Act 071, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1171).
HISB2768PassAuthorizes the Governor to designate the Department of Land and Natural Resources to administer or enter into an agreement for the administration of a green jobs youth corps to provide temporary work and training opportunities in the fields of natura...
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2022-06-13
Act 033, on 06/08/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1133).
HISB2767PassProvides funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to support the deployment, replacement, and maintenance of fish aggregation devices. (CD1)
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2022-06-13
Act 034, on 06/08/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1134).
HISCR1PassUrging The Department Of Education To Develop And Implement A Program To Recruit And Employ Qualified Blind Persons To Serve As Orientation And Mobility Instructors And In Other Positions As Teachers Of Visually Impaired Students.
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2022-06-06
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06/06/22.
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