Hawaii Representative Justin Woodson [D]

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HIHB1960Intro
25%
Establishes and appropriates funds for temporary positions within OPSD to support the activities of a district organization for a statewide economic development district. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 10:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2758Intro
25%
Facilitates the control and eradication of invasive species and pests. Establishes a plant nursery licensing program. Requires the Board of Agriculture to designate certain species as pests for control or eradication. Imposes certain limits on import...
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2024-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1662Intro
25%
Establishes a refundable child tax credit. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2024.
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2024-02-18
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB470Engross
50%
Clarifies the definition of "provider" as it relates to the entities eligible to provide no cost emergency shelter and related services to a consenting minor to include certain organizations who are not considered child placing organizations or child...
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2024-02-16
48 Hrs. Notice 02-20-24.
HIHB1580Intro
25%
Amends the criminal penalties for various animal cruelty offenses by increasing the category of offense.
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2024-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1653Intro
25%
Pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement negotiated for Bargaining Unit (5), provides annual salary step increases for public school teachers and educational officers who have completed a year's satisfactory service and comply with specified req...
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2024-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1651Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Education and public charter schools to take certain steps to report incidents of harassment and implement procedures for handling harassment of educational workers. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD2)
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2024-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1654Intro
25%
Establishes the qualified internship grant program within the Department of Education to provide grants to businesses and organizations that employ qualified interns participating in work-based learning through a qualified internship program. Appropr...
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2024-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1688Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Health to conduct a statewide needs assessment and establish an advisory council to determine what would be needed to transition to a more circular system with less waste generation, more reuse, and an extended producer res...
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2024-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1767Intro
25%
Authorizes the use of motorcoaches, small buses, and vans for school bus services if certain conditions are met. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-16
The committee on JHA recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Tarnas, Evslin, Ganaden, Ichiyama, Ilagan, Kong, Miyake; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Takayama, Holt, Souza.
HIHB1836Intro
25%
Allows pharmacists, during declared states of emergency and for prescriptions of up to a thirty-day supply, to refill prescriptions of controlled substances if the practitioner is unavailable or cannot be contacted to authorize the refill and if, in ...
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2024-02-16
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB1831Intro
25%
Establishes the behavioral health crisis center pilot program. Authorizes the Department of Health to establish or contract with behavioral health crisis centers in each county. Appropriates funds for the pilot program. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1829Intro
25%
Requires the design of all new state building construction where parking is to be included to provide that at least twenty-five per cent of parking stalls be electric vehicle charger-ready. Requires the Hawaii State Energy Office, in consultation wit...
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2024-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1843Intro
25%
Establishes the office of the state fire marshal to direct fire protection efforts statewide. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1844Intro
25%
Appropriates funds for temporary adjunct faculty positions at the University of Hawaii Maui College. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1830Intro
25%
Establishes provisional or associate-level licensure requirements for marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, and psychologists and authorizes insurance reimbursements in certain circumstances. Requires psychologist license applican...
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2024-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1944Intro
25%
Authorizes certain types of radiographical coverage and specialist consultations without a treatment plan within the context of workers' compensation coverage for employees with cervical and lumbar spinal injuries, or suspected cervical and lumbar sp...
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2024-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2138Intro
25%
Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii for the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources to establish an agriculture education coordinator position. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2139Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Agriculture to establish and implement an invasive species inspection placard program to enhance the control, removal, and eradication of invasive species on the premises of an agricultural producer and inform the public of...
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2024-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2130Intro
25%
Establishes and appropriates funds for the sustainable food systems working group and positions within the Department of Agriculture. Requires report to the legislature. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2137Intro
25%
Establishes the Hawaii farm to food bank program to alleviate food shortages in the State. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2297Intro
25%
Requires the Hawaii state energy office to adopt rules governing a clean fuel standard for alternative fuels in the State. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-16
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB2514Intro
25%
Establishes the Teacher Home Assistance Program to provide housing vouchers to certain eligible teachers. Appropriates funds out of the Teachers' Housing Revolving Fund. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2544Intro
25%
Establishes within the Department of Health a 2-year pilot project to charter flights from rural islands to an urban island to provide rural island residents with reliable transportation to medical care on urban islands. Appropriates funds. Sunsets 6...
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2024-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2620Intro
25%
Exempts Department of Education purchases of local edible produce and packaged food products less than $100,000 from the electronic procurement system requirement. Requires at least three written quotes for Department of Education purchases of local ...
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2024-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2757Intro
25%
By 1/1/2027, requires the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to establish a family and medical leave insurance program and begin collecting payroll contributions to finance payment of benefits. By 1/1/2028, requires the Department to start ...
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2024-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2720Intro
25%
Establishes a collective bargaining unit for graduate assistants employed by the University of Hawaii and its community college system. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD2)
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2024-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2771Intro
25%
Appropriates funds for the continued administration of the Hawaii healthy food incentive program and to provide matching funds to beneficiaries who participate in the supplemental nutrition assistance program. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2774Intro
25%
Modifies certain benchmark goals and timeline for the department of education to provide locally-sourced agricultural and food products. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD2)
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2024-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1650Intro
25%
Requires the board of education to invite the exclusive representative for bargaining unit (5) (teachers and other personnel of the department of education) to appoint a nonvoting public school teacher representative to the board and the exclusive re...
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2024-02-15
The committee on JHA recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Tarnas, Evslin, Ganaden, Holt, Ichiyama, Ilagan, Kong, Miyake, Souza; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Takayama.
HIHB1839Intro
25%
Appropriates funds for long-term monitoring of air quality for communities impacted by the Maui wildfires, as well as support for research efforts to better understand the environmental concerns linked to urban fires. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1834Intro
25%
Appropriates funds to increase the department of human services' homeless programs office base budget. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1904Intro
25%
Provides a process for school placement for a child whose parent or guardian has transferred or is pending transfer from another state to a military installation in Hawaii while on active military duty pursuant to an official military order. Effectiv...
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2024-02-15
The committee on EDN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Woodson, La Chica, Kapela, Marten, Martinez, M. Mizuno, Todd, Garcia; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Matayoshi, Perruso, Quinlan.
HIHB1954Intro
25%
Permanently establishes and appropriates funds for the Community Outreach Court as a division of the District Court of the First Circuit. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2107Intro
25%
Appropriates funds to establish the position of Limited English Proficiency Language Access Coordinator within the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2131Intro
25%
Appropriates funds for the Department of Agriculture to mitigate and control the spread of the two-lined spittlebug and to fund recovery efforts for areas affected by it. Requires a report to the Legislature. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2104Intro
25%
Appropriates funds to support the Hawaii Invasive Species Council to ensure its long-term viability and prevent future problems. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2644Intro
25%
Appropriates funds to support the Hawaii ant lab in mitigating the effects of little fire ants in the State. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-15
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1535Intro
25%
Provides scholarships for the unmet needs of qualified students at any four-year University of Hawaii campus who meet certain criteria. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-14
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1676Intro
25%
Appropriate funds to the University of Hawaii to fulfill the requirements of Act 141, Session Laws of Hawaii 2022. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-14
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1677Intro
25%
Specifies conditions for exemptions for the University of Hawaii from sections 87A-39(a) and 88-125(a), HRS. Amends the formulation of general fund budget appropriation in proportion to the amount of regular tuition and related fee revenues estimated...
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2024-02-14
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1841Intro
25%
Appropriates funds to DLNR for operating expenses, equipment, the establishment of positions, and capital improvement projects to support wildfire emergency response. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-14
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1835Intro
25%
Establishes the distribution management advisory board to develop and advise on the statewide distribution management plan. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-14
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1837Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Education to grant public access to emergency action plans that do not pose a security risk to students, staff, or guests of school campuses. Requires each Department school to have a comprehensive school evacuation communi...
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2024-02-14
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1826Intro
25%
Appropriates funds for temporary positions to support the statewide expansion of the University of Hawaii Windward Community College's mental health-related programs. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-14
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1840Intro
25%
Appropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to support long-term water quality monitoring and pollution source detection. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-14
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1779Intro
25%
Establishes a three-year summer tuition pilot program to provide funding to UH community colleges to offset the costs aligning the resident tuition rates for the summer semester with the resident tuition rates for the spring and fall semesters at the...
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2024-02-14
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1896Intro
25%
Prohibits the manufacture, sale, offer for sale, distribution for sale, and distribution for use of any food packaging, food service ware, cosmetic, or personal care product that contains intentionally added perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substan...
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2024-02-14
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB2082Intro
25%
Establishes comprehensive standards for the department of education related to school bus services to ensure equitable access, timely communication, and accountability. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-14
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2129Intro
25%
Includes single-ingredient products as a purchasing option for certain state departments and entities to fulfill their local food purchasing requirements. Defines "single-ingredient product".
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2024-02-14
To House Agriculture Committee
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