Hawaii Representative Joy San Buenaventura [D]

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HIHB1902EngrossExtends the prohibition for large capacity magazines to all firearms, rather than just pistols. Provides an exception to the prohibition for law enforcement agencies and duly authorized officers. Prohibits certain individuals from owning firearms who...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2101EngrossRequires circuit courts to apply special sentencing considerations when sentencing a minor for a nonviolent offense. Allows the circuit courts, in their discretion, to impose a sentence up to fifty per cent shorter than the mandatory minimum or to de...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2526EngrossAppropriates funds for the operating budget of the department of human services for fiscal year 2020-2021. Takes effect on December 31, 2059. (SD1)
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2020-05-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2054EngrossProhibits 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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2020-05-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2709EngrossRequires a personal representative of a decedent appointed under the Uniform Probate Code to notify the police department of the appropriate county of any and all firearms in an estate. Requires the police department to certify that all registered fi...
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2020-05-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2753EngrossEstablishes the state YouthBuild Program to assist non-profit and public entities in applying and qualifying for federal YouthBuild Program grants. Authorizes DLIR to award grants to eligible non-profit or public entities to meet the matching funds r...
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2020-05-18
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2110EngrossClarifies the group of professionals who are prohibited from knowingly referring or transferring patients to an uncertified or unlicensed care facility. Repeals landlord exclusion. Requires the Department of Health to triage complaint allegations bas...
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2020-05-13
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2097EngrossAuthorizes the Department of Health to consider processes that may allow cannabis or manufactured cannabis products that fail testing to be remediated. Allows the Department of Health to allow licensed dispensaries to provide educational and scientif...
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2020-05-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2420EngrossClarifies 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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2020-05-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2457EngrossBans the sale of flavored tobacco products. Prohibits mislabeling of e-liquid products containing nicotine. Establishes fines and penalties for violations. Authorizes a court to impose, as a penalty on a person eighteen to twenty-one years of age who...
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2020-05-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2532EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for its efforts to mitigate and control two-lined spittlebug infestations in the State. Takes effect on 7/1/2020. (SD1)
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2020-05-13
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2624EngrossRequires the Office of Environmental Quality Control to establish, implement, and maintain an interactive website available to the public at no cost that provides certain information and notifications regarding environmental assessment and environmen...
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2020-05-13
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2718EngrossEstablishes and appropriates funds for a climate change and human health adaptation coordinator within the department of health and related operating expenses. (SD1)
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2020-05-13
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB917EngrossRequires the attorney general of the State of Hawaii, on behalf of the Department of Education, to institute proceedings to acquire certain land owned by the Mililani Town Association by voluntary action or condemnation. Effective upon approval. (SD1...
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2020-05-12
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2004EngrossAmends requirements for child passengers. Requires rear facing child safety seats for children under two years of age. Raises certain fines for violations. Effective upon approval. (SD1)
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2020-05-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1891EngrossEstablishes and appropriates $110,000 for one full-time equivalent (1.00 FTE) permanent veterinary medical officer position within the department of health and operating costs. Effective July 1, 2020. (SD1)
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2020-05-12
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2151EngrossEstablishes a cesspool compliance pilot grant project to assist low- and moderate-income property owners with the costs of upgrading or converting a cesspool. Applies to cesspools identified as failing by the Department of Health. Appropriates funds....
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2020-05-12
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2407EngrossRequires DOH to adopt rules to establish a classification system for composting facilities or operations for the purposes of regulating them for health purposes. Allows composting and co-composting in the agricultural district, including on lands wit...
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2020-05-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2541EngrossMakes the state earned income tax credit refundable and permanent. Increases and amends the refundable food/excise tax credit by basing the amount of the credit on a taxpayer's Hawaii earned income and federal adjusted gross income. Increases minimum...
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2020-05-12
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2630EngrossCommence 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 and position count into...
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2020-05-12
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHCR47IntroRequesting The Criminal Justice Research Institute To Conduct A Study On The Effects Of Felony Disenfranchisement, Particularly The Effects On Minority Groups.
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2020-05-11
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHR32IntroRequesting The Criminal Justice Research Institute To Conduct A Study On The Effects Of Felony Disenfranchisement, Particularly The Effects On Minority Groups.
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2020-05-11
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1346EngrossProhibits the suspension or expulsion of children participating in the Executive Office on Early Learning's Public Prekindergarten Program, except under limited circumstances. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB933EngrossCreates 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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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB1817EngrossAuthorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds and appropriates funds for deposit into the rental housing revolving fund for its authorized purposes. Takes effect on 7/1/2025. (HD2)
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB1846EngrossRequires 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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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB1955EngrossEstablishes 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. (HD2)
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB1978EngrossSpecifies 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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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB1892EngrossRequires 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 by qualified applicants wishing to establish or expand a food hub. Requires reports to th...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB1901EngrossClarifies that the comprehensive offender reentry system provides programs and services that result in the timely release of inmates on parole when the minimum term, rather than the maximum term, has been served by the inmate.
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB1975EngrossRequires that any county of the State with a population greater than 500,000 adopt the recommendations of the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration and submit a report to the Legislature on steps taken to improve efficiency and revenu...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2067EngrossAmends the offense of abuse of family or household members to provide for a lesser included petty misdemeanor offense. Allows a deferred acceptance of guilty plea in cases involving misdemeanor and petty misdemeanor abuse offenses. Requires the judic...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHCR18IntroRequesting The Counties To Develop Procedures To Accept Donations Of Certain Lands.
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2020-03-16
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2060EngrossProvides that family courts may withhold from public inspection any record of a denied temporary restraining order or denied protective order; provided that these records shall remain accessible to law enforcement without a court order. Takes effect ...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHR11IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Submit A Report To The Legislature On The Implementation Of The Amended Chapters 19 And 89 Of Title 8, Hawaii Administrative Rules.
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2020-03-16
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB2091EngrossAllows the University of Hawaii to conduct criminal history record checks on current or prospective employees, and contractors and their employees, whose duties include ensuring security of campus facilities and persons. Takes effect on July 1, 2050....
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHCR13IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Submit A Report To The Legislature On The Implementation Of The Amended Chapters 19 And 89 Of Title 8, Hawaii Administrative Rules.
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2020-03-16
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHCR15IntroConvening A Task Force To Address Implementation Of Hawaii's State Law Corollary To Title Ix In Light Of Anticipated Changes To Federal Title Ix Regulations.
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2020-03-16
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB2061EngrossRequires the AG and DHS 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 ...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHR16IntroRequesting The Counties To Develop Procedures To Accept Donations Of Certain Lands.
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2020-03-16
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2062EngrossEstablishes a statewide coordinator and program within DHS to address the needs of sexually exploited children. Establishes the commercial sexual exploitation of children steering committee. Requires the steering committees to submit reports to the l...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2069EngrossRestricts asset forfeiture to cases involving the commission of a covered criminal misdemeanor or felony offense. Requires seized property to be forfeited only when the property owner has been convicted of an underlying covered criminal misdemeanor o...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHR13IntroConvening A Task Force To Address Implementation Of Hawaii's State Law Corollary To Title Ix In Light Of Anticipated Changes To Federal Title Ix Regulations.
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2020-03-16
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB2250EngrossEstablishes 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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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2236EngrossAppropriates funds for collective bargaining increases and other current expenses. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2220EngrossEstablishes the offense of financial exploitation of an elder and provides enhanced penalties. Amends mandatory reporting requirements for suspected financial abuse of an elder. Requires DHS to share records with the appropriate county police departm...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2270EngrossAllows 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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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2272EngrossAmends the offense of solicitation of a minor for prostitution by specifying that the act of offering or agreeing to any type of consideration, rather than payment of a fee, constitutes solicitation of a minor. Makes solicitation of a minor a class B...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2380EngrossMakes 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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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2421EngrossCreates 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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2020-03-16
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
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