Hawaii Senator Kalani English [D]

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HISB2281IntroMakes permanent the regulation of behavior analysts. Exempts behavior analysts licensing program from auditor evaluation requirement. (SD1)
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2020-02-27
Reported from CPH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2901) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
HISCR43IntroDeclaring A Climate Emergency And Requesting Statewide Collaboration Toward An Immediate Just Transition And Emergency Mobilization Effort To Restore A Safe Climate.
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2020-02-27
Offered.
HISCR39IntroUrging The State To Implement A Statewide Responsible Tourism Initiative To Help Educate Touring Visitors About Sustainable Behaviors With Respect To Sunscreens, Polystyrene, And Single-use Plastics.
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2020-02-27
Offered.
HISR22IntroDeclaring A Climate Emergency And Requesting Statewide Collaboration Toward An Immediate Just Transition And Emergency Mobilization Effort To Restore A Safe Climate.
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2020-02-27
Offered.
HISB35IntroEstablishes a safe space program within alternative learning centers in the department of education to support students by providing twenty-four hours per day seven days per week emergency crisis services. Makes an appropriation. (SD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
HISB2228IntroEstablishes the offense of unlawful shipment of e-liquid products. Beginning July 1, 2020, prohibits the sale of flavored products for electronic smoking devices, the mislabeling of e-liquid products containing nicotine, and the sale of tobacco produ...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:30 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:30PM in conference room 016.
HISB2425IntroRepeals the sunset provision of Act 196, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, making permanent the amendments to sections 514B-71(a), 514B-72(a), and 514B-161, Hawaii Revised Statutes. (SD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:30 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:30PM in conference room 016.
HISB2275IntroUpdates laws concerning notaries public to conform to the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (2018), the Hawaii Uniform Electronic Transactions Act, other state notary laws, and current notary practices. Effective 7/1/2021. (SD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:30 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:30PM in conference room 016.
HISB2278IntroProhibits nonparticipating health care providers from balance billing patients in specific circumstances. Establishes rate calculation requirements for reimbursement of nonparticipating providers. Repeals January 2, 2025. Effective 1/2/2050. (SD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:30 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:30PM in conference room 016.
HISB2280IntroProhibits certain contracts for managed care entered into after June 30, 2020, from containing a provision that authorizes a pharmacy benefit manager to reimburse a contracting pharmacy on a maximum allowable cost basis, and voids any such provisions...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:30 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:30PM in conference room 016.
HISB2273IntroProvides purchasers of time shares with rescission rights if there is a material change to the information contained in the disclosure statement. Requires developers to provide notice to the purchaser regarding any pertinent or material change made t...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:30 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:30PM in conference room 016.
HISB2276IntroRequires drug manufacturers to notify the insurance commissioner, prescription drug benefit plans, and pharmacy benefit managers if a proposed increase in the wholesale price of certain drugs would result in a per cent or more price increas...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:30 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:30PM in conference room 016.
HISB2422IntroProhibits roofing contractors from offering to pay, in any monetary form, an insured's insurance deductible as an incentive to encourage the insured to hire the contractor. Allows insureds to rescind contracts with roofing contractors within five bus...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:30 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:30PM in conference room 016.
HISB2354IntroProhibits a person from advertising or conducting a live musical performance through the use of deceptive affiliation under certain conditions. Enables action against deceptive practices by imposing penalties and private right of action. (SD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 12:15 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-24-20 12:15PM in conference room 016.
HISB2670IntroRequires a vulnerable coastal property purchaser statement to be executed by the purchaser or transferee with the sale or transfer of vulnerable coastal real estate. Effective 12/31/33. (SD1)
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2020-02-21
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, J.Keohokalole, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Kim.
HISB2573IntroRequires all public meetings of the Board of Regents to be recorded in live digital audio format by May 1, 2020, and in digital video beginning September 1, 2020. Requires all recording to be archived and made available to the public. Requires the Bo...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 12:15 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-24-20 12:15PM in conference room 016.
HISB2671IntroRequires that mandatory seller disclosures in real estate transactions include identification of residential real properties lying within the sea level rise exposure area. Effective 12/31/33. (SD1)
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2020-02-21
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, J.Keohokalole, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Kim.
HISB3158IntroProhibits a person from intentionally or knowingly manufacturing, importing, installing, reinstalling, distributing, selling, or offering for sale any counterfeit supplemental restraint system component, nonfunctional airbag, or airbag that does not ...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:00PM in conference room 016.
HISB3176IntroProvides that any authorization by a county director of finance for an electronic method of motor vehicle registration, including the acceptance of any supplemental documents in electronic form, shall extend to all types of motor vehicles and intermo...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:00PM in conference room 016.
HISB70IntroEstablishes 2.0 FTE positions and appropriates funds to continue small boat harbor saturation enforcement operation pilot testing within the Ala Wai and Keehi small boat harbors and develop effective enforcement for the State's small boat harbors. (S...
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 10:15 am]
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2110IntroRequires the court to appoint counsel to indigent parents and make every effort to do so at the first hearing attended by the parent.
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, J.Keohokalole, Kim; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Fevella.
HISB2379IntroRequires the Sea Grant College Program, with the Department of Health, to develop and conduct a two-year comprehensive statewide outreach program that provides science-based information and understanding of sewage contamination sources in nearshore m...
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) English, K. Kahele, Shimabukuro.
HISB2279IntroExtends the deadline for the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to exercise its power of eminent domain to acquire the Front Street Apartments affordable housing project on Maui unless the ground lease is renegotiated or a new ground ...
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) English, K. Kahele.
HISB2370IntroDesignates January as "Kalaupapa month." Effective 7/1/2051. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:40 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:40PM in conference room 211.
HISB2683IntroAppropriates funds for the climate change mitigation and adaptation commission and coordinator. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) English, K. Kahele.
HISB2576IntroSpecifies exemptions for the University of Hawaii from sections 87A-39 and 88-125, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to enhance transparency and accountability regarding fringe benefit reimbursement exemptions under the cost-sharing agreement between the Univ...
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) English, K. Kahele.
HISB2574IntroAppropriates funding to develop the Charles Atherton House and property into a University of Hawaii kupuna center and support the activities of the University of Hawaii UHealthy Hawaii initiative. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
The committee on CPH deferred the measure.
HISB2711IntroAppropriates funds to the University of Hawaii to establish a foreign agriculture small equipment pilot program at a community college of its choosing. Requires a report to the Legislature. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 9 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 4 Excused: Senator(s) English, Inouye, K. Kahele, Taniguchi.
HISB2710IntroMakes an appropriation to fund one full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) agricultural appraiser position within the Department of Agriculture. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 9 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 4 Excused: Senator(s) English, Inouye, K. Kahele, Taniguchi.
HISB2730IntroAppropriates funds for the research, development, marketing, and conservation of ulu.
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:40 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:40PM in conference room 211.
HISB2713IntroEstablishes the Invasive Species Rapid Response Trust Fund for rapid responses to invasive species emergencies. Requires the Invasive Species Council to include an accounting of moneys expended in its annual report to the Legislature. Appropriates fu...
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:35 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM deferred the measure until 02-25-20 12:35PM in conference room 211.
HISB2719IntroAppropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture to work in collaboration with the Department of Land and Natural Resources to increase feral pig control. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 9 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 4 Excused: Senator(s) English, Inouye, K. Kahele, Taniguchi.
HISB2736IntroMakes an appropriation to the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources for ornamental and landscaping entomologist specialist, plant pathologist extension agent, and pesticide specialist positions.
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 9 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 4 Excused: Senator(s) English, Inouye, K. Kahele, Taniguchi.
HISB2623IntroExtends the sunset date for the Coffee Berry Borer Pesticide Subsidy Program until June 30, 2025, for the purchase of pesticides containing Beauveria bassiana to combat the coffee berry borer. Extends the program manager position to June 30, 2026. Ap...
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:40 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:40PM in conference room 211.
HISB2784IntroMakes an appropriation to the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources for research and prevention of the spread of ornamental ginger pathogens.
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 9 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 4 Excused: Senator(s) English, Inouye, K. Kahele, Taniguchi.
HISB2796IntroAppropriates funds for the design, plans, and construction of the Kalaupapa memorial. Effective 7/1/2051 (SD1)
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:40 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:40PM in conference room 211.
HISB2826IntroRequires DHHL to develop and implement a loan servicing manual. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) English, K. Kahele.
HISB2827IntroExpands the uses of the transaction fee for recordings in the bureau of conveyances and land court authorized under Act 120, Session Laws of Hawaii 2009. Applies the fee to all services rendered by the bureau pursuant to chapters 501 and 502, HRS. Re...
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) English, K. Kahele.
HISB3004IntroRequires commissioners in partition actions to file reports with the court and fully inform all interested parties of any intended applications to be filed with any department, state agency, or county to carry out the partition or division of real pr...
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, J.Keohokalole, Kim; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Fevella.
HISB3100IntroCodifies sustainable development goals based on the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals and indicators. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) English, K. Kahele.
HISB3099IntroImplements the recommendations of the Hawaii Sea Level Rise Vulnerability and Adaptation Report issued by the Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission. Makes appropriations. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Taniguchi; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Fevella ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) English, K. Kahele, Shimabukuro.
HISB3122IntroRequires the Department of Human Services, upon approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, to establish and implement a program for providing home- and community-based services to at-risk individuals having intellectual or developm...
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:35 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM deferred the measure until 02-25-20 12:35PM in conference room 211.
HISB3143IntroRequires the State Procurement Office and the Public Works Division of the Department of Accounting and General Services to develop a ten-year pilot program to enable innovative methods of procurement. Establishes an exempt innovative project deliver...
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Fevella ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) English, K. Kahele.
HISB3171IntroIncludes objectives and policies and implementation guidelines for planning for the lei of green in the Hawaii State Planning Act. Appropriates funds for costs associated with researching, compiling, and submitting the status report on the lei of gre...
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:40 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:40PM in conference room 211.
HISB2224IntroAuthorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds to finance structure improvements for Maui Memorial Medical Center. Requires matching private funds. (SD1)
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2020-02-19
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Kanuha, Moriwaki, Riviere, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 6 Excused: Senator(s) English, Harimoto, Inouye, K. Kahele, Kidani, Shimabukuro.
HISB2423IntroEstablishes billing requirements for unanticipated medical billing and unanticipated coverage gaps of patients for out-of-network emergency services received from non-participating providers. Specifies the circumstances in which health care providers...
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2020-02-19
The committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPH were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, S. Chang, Ruderman, L. Thielen; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Nishihara, Wakai, Fevella.
HISB2430IntroEstablishes and appropriates funds for a climate change and human health adaptation coordinator within the department of health.
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2020-02-19
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 8 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Taniguchi; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Fevella ; 0 No(es): none; and 5 Excused: Senator(s) English, Harimoto, Inouye, K. Kahele, Shimabukuro.
HISB2459IntroMakes an appropriation to restore certain adult dental benefits to medicaid enrollees. Requires maximization of federal matching funds and pursuit of all known funding sources prior to expending general revenue funds appropriated. (SD1)
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2020-02-19
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 8 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 5 Excused: Senator(s) English, Harimoto, Inouye, K. Kahele, Shimabukuro.
HISB2686IntroExtends the period that a county may adopt a surcharge on state tax, under certain conditions, from 3/31/2019 to 9/30/2020. Allows a county with a population equal to or less than five hundred thousand that adopts a surcharge on state tax to use surc...
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2020-02-19
The committee on WAM deferred the measure.
HISB3095IntroEnsures the community health system remains financially viable in the face of healthcare value transformation; ensures access to quality and affordable prescription drugs by vulnerable populations served by community health centers, special needs cli...
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2020-02-19
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
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