Hawaii Senator Joy San Buenaventura [D]

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HISB589PassPART I - Establishes the University of Hawaii (UH) Cancer Research Center in statute as the Cancer Research Center of Hawaii. Requires the Director of the Cancer Research Center to be appointed in accordance with the Board of Regents policy. Requires...
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2021-07-21
Act 008, 2021 Special Session, on 07-20-21 (Gov. Msg. No. 2).
HISB615PassRequires all moped and motor scooter rental companies to ensure that mopeds and motor scooters are equipped with flags and that riders wear safety helmets, subject to certain circumstances. Amends the definition of motor scooter. Prohibits the rental...
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2021-07-07
Act 214, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1342).
HISB1329PassRequires procurement protests to be addressed as expeditiously as possible. Establishes time limits to resolve certain procurement protests. Amends the cash or protest bond amount for parties initiating administrative proceedings for review of certai...
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2021-07-07
Act 224, 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1352).
HISB242PassRequires that public and charter schools offer education in computer science. Requires annual reports. (CD1)
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2021-07-02
Act 158, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1260).
HISB244PassExpands liability protection for donors to include donations of food and similar donations made to needy persons by organizations. Authorizes the donation of expired food when the donor reasonably believes in good faith that the food remains fit for ...
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2021-07-02
Act 159, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1261).
HISB538PassClarifies 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 7/1/2022. (...
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2021-07-02
Act 164, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1266).
HISB814PassRequires members of the charter school commission to collectively possess experience and expertise in various fields. Clarifies authorizer compliance requirements in cases of an appeal. (CD1)
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2021-07-02
Act 167, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1269).
HISB813PassRequires authorizers to provide to each charter schools it oversees a list of approved independent auditors. (CD1)
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2021-07-02
Act 166, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1268).
HISB936PassAuthorizes the department of health to disseminate information on seizure first aid. Authorizes employers to disseminate information on seizure first aid provided by the department of health to their employees at the employer's workplace. Sunsets 6/3...
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2021-07-02
Act 150, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1252).
HISB57PassCodifies certain certification, renewal, and violation processes of vehicle inspectors who conduct vehicle safety inspections under the department of transportation. Makes inoperable the requirement for reconstructed vehicles to obtain a special insp...
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2021-07-01
Act 129, on 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1231).
HISB336PassAmends the maximum amount that the Chairperson of the Board of Agriculture is authorized to approve for agricultural loans and aquacultural loans not to exceed $50,000 of state funds, rather than $25,000. (CD1)
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2021-07-01
Act 136, on 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1238).
HISB934PassExempts hydrogen fuels from petroleum product measurement requirements. (CD1)
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2021-07-01
Act 135, on 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1237).
HISB932PassEstablishes the clean energy and energy efficiency revolving loan fund. Repeals the building energy efficiency revolving loan fund. Authorizes moneys in the green infrastructure special fund to be used to finance the option to purchase solar energy s...
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2021-06-29
Act 107, on 06/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1209).
HISB1421PassCreates a dual use technology task force within the department of business, economic development, and tourism to explore how dual use technology can be used to promote economic recovery and diversify the State's economy. Requires the task force to su...
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2021-06-29
Act 121, on 06/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1223).
HISB489PassIncreases the maximum area for each agricultural shade cloth structure, cold frame, and greenhouse that could qualify the structure for an exemption from building permit and building code requirements. Effective 1/1/2022. (CD1)
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2021-06-28
Act 100, on 06/25/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1202).
HISB599PassBeginning 7/1/2024, requires massage therapy licensees to complete twelve hours of continuing education within the twoyear period preceding the renewal date, of which two hours shall include first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or other emergenc...
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2021-06-28
Act 102, on 06/25/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1204).
HISB664PassAppropriates funds for the Hawaii correctional system oversight commission. (CD1)
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2021-06-24
Act 062, 06/23/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1163).
HISB793PassRepeals the exemption of individuals with disabilities from minimum wage requirements. (CD1)
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2021-06-21
Act 055, 06/16/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1155).
HISB697PassDesignates January of each year as "Kalaupapa Month". (CD1)
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2021-06-21
Act 052, 06/16/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1152).
HISR8PassConvening A Task Force To Address Implementation Of Hawaii's State Law Corollary To Title Ix To Strengthen Hawaii's Efforts To End Campus-based Sexual Violence And Gender Discrimination.
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2021-06-21
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HISR6PassUrging 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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2021-06-21
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HISR5PassRequesting The Office Of Enterprise Technology Services, In Collaboration With The National Federation Of The Blind Of Hawaii, To Convene A Working Group On Accessible Government Documents.
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2021-06-21
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HISCR25PassRequesting The Department Of Public Safety To Allow Faith Pods Based On Kapu Aloha To Be Established Within Each Correctional Center.
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2021-06-21
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HISR14PassRequesting The Department Of Public Safety To Allow Faith Pods Based On Kapu Aloha To Be Established Within Each Correctional Center.
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2021-06-21
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HISR15PassUrging The Empowerment Of Young Women By Annually Recognizing October 11 As The International Day Of The Girl.
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2021-06-21
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HISCR26PassUrging The Empowerment Of Young Women By Recognizing October 11, 2021, As The International Day Of The Girl.
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2021-06-21
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HISR28PassUrging The County Of Hawaii To Utilize The Data Resulting From The 2020 United States Census To Establish, If Allowable, A Metropolitan Planning Organization For The County Of Hawaii.
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2021-06-21
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HISR26PassRequesting The Department Of Health To Survey And Report On Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Instruction Being Offered Throughout State Departments.
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2021-06-21
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HISR25PassRequesting The Governor's Coordinator On Homelessness To Provide A Status Update On Kukui'ola Village And Work With The Hawaii Interagency Council On Homelessness To Further Fund The Ka Lamaku Shelter Until The Construction Of Kukui'ola Village Is Co...
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2021-06-21
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HISR23PassRequesting The Department Of Business, Economic Development, And Tourism; The Executive Office Of Aging; And The County Of Hawaii Office Of Aging To Conduct A Study On The Necessity And Feasibility Of A Senior Living Center In The Ka'u District.
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2021-06-21
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HISR41PassUrging The Hawaiian Homes Commission To Appropriate One Hundred Per Cent Of Lease Revenues From Commercial Property Uses To Homeland Lot Development.
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2021-06-21
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HISR39PassUrging The Counties To Expand Property Tax Relief For Lands Purchased Pursuant To The Kuleana Act.
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2021-06-21
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HISR36PassRequesting The Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands To Conduct An Analysis And Provide Data On The Number Of Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands Beneficiaries Who Have Applied For And Need Housing In Each County, By Income Classification, And Unit Type.
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2021-06-21
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HISR43PassReaffirming The State's Commitment To Combat Climate Change And Prioritize Climate Change Legislation.
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2021-06-21
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HISR45PassRequesting The Department Of Education To Convene A Working Group To Create A Model Statewide School Policy On Student Suicide Prevention, Intervention, And Postvention In Grades K-12.
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2021-06-21
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HISR51PassRequesting The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency To Develop An Evacuation Plan For The Areas Within Lava Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, And 6.
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2021-06-21
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HISR48PassCondemning And Denouncing All Forms Of Anti-asian Sentiment And All Acts Of Racism, Xenophobia, Intolerance, Discrimination, Hate Crime, And Hate Speech Against Asian Americans And Asian Individuals In The United States And Requesting The Hawaii Civi...
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2021-06-21
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HISCR66PassCondemning And Denouncing All Forms Of Anti-asian Sentiment And All Acts Of Racism, Xenophobia, Intolerance, Discrimination, Hate Crime, And Hate Speech Against Asian Americans And Asian Individuals In The United States And Requesting The Hawaii Civi...
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2021-06-21
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HISR56PassRequesting That The City And County Of Honolulu Protect Pedestrians On Sidewalks By Creating Separate Facilities For Electric Scooters, Electric Bicycles, And Electric Trikes.
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2021-06-21
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HISR55PassUrging The State Of Hawaii Department Of Defense To Continue To Operate The Hawaii National Guard Youth Challenge Academy Hilo Campus.
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2021-06-21
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HISR54PassRequesting The Department Of Business, Economic Development And Tourism To Establish A Working Group To Develop Funding Sources For Rural Broadband Improvements.
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2021-06-21
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HISR61PassUrging The Department Of Education To Include The Teaching Of Financial Literacy In The Existing Personal Transition Plan Course Requirement For Each Student.
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2021-06-21
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HISR67PassSupporting And Adopting The Goals Set Forth In The Digital Equity Declaration For Hawaii Adopted By The Broadband Hui.
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2021-06-21
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HISR77PassRequesting The Department Of Education To Provide Free Menstrual Products To Students On All Hawaii Public School Campuses.
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2021-06-21
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HISR76PassRequesting The Convening Of A Retirement Savings Program Task Force To Assess The Feasibility Of Establishing A Hawaii Retirement Savings Program For Private Sector Employees Without Access To Employer-sponsored Retirement Plans.
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2021-06-21
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HISR74PassRequesting The Governor To Convene A Working Group To Develop Recommendations For Effective Communications With Limited English Proficient Persons And Persons With Disabilities Before, During, And After Emergencies And Natural Disasters.
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2021-06-21
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HISR126PassRequesting The Auditor To Assess The Social And Financial Effects Of Requiring Health Insurers To Provide Coverage For Health Care Services Related To Gender Transition Treatments.
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2021-06-21
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HISR88PassRequesting The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency To Convene A Task Force To Study And Identify Appropriate Stockpile Storage Facility Options To Store And Distribute Emergency Supplies In The State Of Hawaii.
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2021-06-21
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HISR85PassUrging The Department Of Public Safety To Increase Its Investment In Comprehensive Offender Reentry Training Programs For Individuals Exiting Correctional Facilities.
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2021-06-21
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HISCR108PassUrging The Department Of Public Safety To Increase Its Investment In Comprehensive Offender Reentry Training Programs For Individuals Exiting Correctional Facilities.
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2021-06-21
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