Hawaii Representative Justin Woodson [D]

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HIHB1720IntroAllows for a state income tax deduction for teacher supplies purchased for use in the classroom and for professional development courses; provided that the teacher obtains a written certification from the Department of Education. (HB1720 HD1)
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1802IntroAmends the cesspool upgrade, conversion, or connection income tax credit pilot program by repealing the provision that restricts DOH from certifying more than two residential large capacity cesspools as qualified cesspools. (HB1802 HD1)
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1882IntroAppropriates funds for laptop computers or tablets to be used by teachers and students for digital teaching and learning. (HB1882 HD1)
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2016IntroProvides that a county shall not impose an exaction or inclusionary zoning requirement on a housing development offered exclusively for sale to buyers earning less than 140 percent of the area median income. Repeals this prohibition in five years. (H...
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2046IntroAppropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for outreach and education efforts in West Hawaii county regarding the detection and treatment of little fire ants. (HB2046 HD1)
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2018-02-16
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Todd, Yamashita, Tupola, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) DeCoite, Nakamura.
HIHB2161IntroChanges the penalty for improper conduct of motor vehicle inspections at inspection stations from revocation or suspension of the station's operating permit to a fine.
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2018-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2174IntroEstablishes the high-growth grant program and special fund to provide grants to qualified businesses for certain business development activities. Makes an appropriation. (HB2174 HD1)
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2018-02-16
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Todd, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 5 Excused: Representative(s) DeCoite, Fukumoto, Nakamura, Yamashita, Tupola.
HIHB2102IntroEstablishes and appropriates funds for a Regional Nutrient Cycling Pilot Program on Maui. Requires DOA to report on the efficacy of the pilot program. (HB2102 HD2)
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2089IntroPermits the Adjutant General to extend the University of Hawaii tuition assistance awards to qualified retired Hawaii National Guard enlisted persons, warrant officers, and company grade officers. (HB2089 HD1)
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2165IntroEstablishes the University of Hawaii Promise Program to provide scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of qualified students enrolled at any campus of the University of Hawaii system or any community college campus. Appropriates funds to establ...
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2018-02-16
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HIHB2170IntroAppropriates funds to the Executive Office on Early Learning for an online platform to facilitate professional learning for Executive Office on Early Learning public pre-kindergarten program educators. (HB2170 HD1)
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2080IntroAppropriates funds for grants to participants in software application challenges so that the proofs of concept created during the challenges can be developed into prototypes suitable for local and state government. Appropriates funds. Requires matchi...
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2018-02-16
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Todd, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 5 Excused: Representative(s) DeCoite, Fukumoto, Nakamura, Yamashita, Tupola.
HIHB2271IntroClarifies the provision of behavioral analysis services to students in public schools. (HB2271 HD2)
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2296IntroProhibits internet service providers from using the personal information of customers for specific purposes without the prior written consent of customers. (HB2296 HD1)
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2018-02-16
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB2508IntroAppropriates general funds for infrastructure costs, rental or lease assistance, and the repair and maintenance of network infrastructure for charter schools. (HB2508 HD1)
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2510IntroAppropriates funds to the Department of Education to install air conditioning in public schools that prioritize the project. (HB2510 HD1)
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2607IntroRequires the Department of Education (DOE) to develop and implement a statewide computer science curricula plan for public school students in K-12 and ensure each public high school offers at least one computer science course each school year. Author...
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2605IntroProvides that a county shall be eligible to receive $1,000,000 from the State for the purpose of enforcing all applicable laws and ordinances relating to transient accommodations, provided that no funds shall be released to a county until it has sati...
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2656IntroEstablishes a small craft beer producers income tax credit. Appropriates funds. (HB2656 HD1)
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2018-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2573IntroRequires that the existence of any cesspool on real property be considered a material fact and be included in a seller's disclosure statement if disclosure of the existence of a cesspool on real property is determined to be mandatory. (HB2573 HD2)
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2598IntroRequires the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to establish paid family leave for all workers by January 1, 2020. Authorizes DLIR to adopt interim rules. Establishes the Paid Family Leave Implementation Board to assist DLIR and report to t...
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2601IntroCreates a supplemental daily rental motor vehicle user fee to be levied, assessed, and collected for rental motor vehicles rented from a rental motor vehicle concession located in any airport. Uses revenues to pay for certain highway projects. Requir...
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2747IntroChanges the annual contribution amount, aggregate contribution amount, and number of taxable months for an individual housing account. Allows immediate family members to contribute to an individual housing account. Allows Community Development Financ...
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2679IntroTransfers fee interest in certain public school lands from City and County of Honolulu and the Department of Land and Natural Resources, as applicable, to the Department of Education. (HB2679 HD1)
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2018-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHR28IntroUrging The Division Of State Parks Of The Department Of Land And Natural Resources To Assess Potentially Hazardous Ocean Conditions At Beach Parks And Ensure That Safety Concerns Are Addressed Prior To Undertaking Access Improvements That Will Increa...
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2018-02-16
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HIHCR34IntroUrging The Division Of State Parks Of The Department Of Land And Natural Resources To Assess Potentially Hazardous Ocean Conditions At Beach Parks And Ensure That Safety Concerns Are Addressed Prior To Undertaking Access Improvements That Will Increa...
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2018-02-16
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HIHB1723IntroEstablishes a working group to identify high priority areas that are in need of marine protection management for potential designation as marine protected areas. (HB1723 HD1)
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1806IntroRequires DOH to educate food establishments about liability protections. Expands liability protection for donors to include donations of food and similar donations made directly to needy persons. Authorizes the donation of expired food when the donor...
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2018-02-15
The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Nishimoto, San Buenaventura, Brower, Morikawa, Takayama, McDermott, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) C. Lee.
HIHB1941IntroEstablishes one full-time equivalent (1.00 FTE) world languages institutional support position within the Department of Education. Appropriates funds to fund the position. (HB1941 HD1)
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2018-02-15
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HIHB2044IntroAppropriates funds to employ four full-time equivalent (4.0 FTE) state lifeguards at Kua Bay, Kekaha Kai State Park, and purchase lifeguard equipment. (HB2044 HD1)
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2048IntroAuthorizes individual Department of Education schools and career pathways, academies, or programs operated within a school to engage in commercial enterprises related to the primary educational purposes of the school, career pathway, academy, or prog...
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2014IntroRequires the Governor to identify available state land for the establishment of a homelessness village and establishes the Puuhonua Homeless Villages program. Provides limitation on liability for government entity and volunteers providing services. M...
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2162IntroClarifies that funds for bonuses required by statute or collective bargaining shall not be paid out of a charter school's facilities funding or per-pupil funds. Beginning with fiscal year 2018-2019, requires that such bonuses be separate line items i...
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2018-02-15
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HIHB2166IntroAuthorizes the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to establish a housing voucher program for full-time classroom teachers employed by the Department of Education or by a public charter school. (HB2166 HD1)
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2163IntroAppropriates funds to the Executive Office on Early Learning for additional operational costs, including equipment, supplies, and personnel costs. (HB2163 HD1)
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2117IntroLimits the number of standardized tests students take in a school year. Requires the Board of Education to conduct a statewide survey of school administrators and teachers to determine the time spent on preparing for standardized tests and the impact...
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2114IntroProvides that negotiations over the implementation of management decisions affecting the terms and conditions of employment that are subject to collective bargaining are not precluded from collective bargaining negotiations. Specifies that negotiatio...
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2018-02-15
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HIHB2164IntroAppropriates funds to the Department of Education for school-level funding. (HB2164 HD1)
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2160IntroRequires the establishment of a pilot visitation center for children of incarcerated parents at one or more correctional facilities in the State and a plan for visitation centers at all state-operated correctional facilities. Appropriates funds to th...
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2238IntroEstablishes the safe keiki grant program to award funds to qualified DOE schools to purchase supplies for students to remain at school shelters for 48 hours in the event of an emergency. Appropriates funds. (HB2238 HD1)
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2259IntroRequires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to allow applications for marine event permits up to one year in advance and to adopt rules to mitigate hazards posed by vessels, thrill craft, drones, and other means used by spectators to observ...
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2484IntroRequires the Department of Education to establish and maintain a priority list of schools in need of classroom cooling; provided that at least fifty percent of all funds appropriated for classroom cooling projects be made available for grants to scho...
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2441IntroAmends conveyance tax rates. Requires that a percentage of conveyance taxes collected be deposited into the Housing Finance Revolving Fund. (HB2441 HD1)
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2507IntroMakes housekeeping amendments to remove preschools from the Superintendent's scope of authority and to clarify that the Executive Office on Early Learning Director may authorize preschool personnel access to a student's immunization registry informat...
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2018-02-15
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HIHB2603IntroEstablishes a special fund to provide the State with self-insurance against the State's property and casualty risks. Appropriates moneys. (HB2603 HD1)
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2018-02-15
To House Intrastate Commerce Committee
HIHB2602IntroProvides three categories and twelve factors for the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to apply to determine independent contractor status. (HB2602 HD1)
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2745IntroExpands the rental assistance program by increasing the minimum percentage of affordable units a rental housing project is required to maintain for eligible tenants from 20% to 30%. Appropriates funds to support new rental assistance program contract...
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2743IntroAuthorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds with the funds to be deposited into the Dwelling Unit Revolving Fund and the Rental Housing Revolving Fund. (HB2743 HD1)
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2703Intro(1) Allocates a portion of the conveyance tax revenues to the rental assistance revolving fund to be used to subsidize rents for persons who meet certain income requirements; (2) Increases the income tax credit for low-income household renters to an ...
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2746IntroAmends Act 127, Session Laws of Hawaii 2016, to clarify the duties of the Special Action Team on Affordable Rental Housing and add additional members to the Special Action Team. Makes an appropriation. (HB2746 HD1)
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2018-02-15
To House Finance Committee
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