Hawaii Senator Kalani English [D]

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HISB514PassProvides a tax refund to the taxpayers of the State and makes deposits to the emergency and budget reserve fund and pension accumulation fund pursuant to article VII, section 6, of the Hawaii State Constitution. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
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2022-06-23
Act 115, on 06/22/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1215).
HISB76Engross

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Requires that the board of education prioritize for the superintendent of education position candidates that have minimum of ten years of employment in the department of education, with at least five of those years serving in the capacity as a teache...
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2022-04-26
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 797).
HISB91Engross

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Requires the Special Funds of the University of Hawaii and the Hawaii Cancer Research Special Fund to submit annual detailed reports to the Legislature. (SD3)
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2022-03-10
To House Higher Education & Technology Committee
HISB118Intro

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Repeals exemptions provided to certain special funds from the requirement that all special funds pay a pro rata share of administrative expenses incurred by the department responsible for the operations supported by the special fund.
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2022-02-04
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB975Engross

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Establishes procedures for audits of pharmacies conducted by a health care provider, insurance company, third-party payor, sickness insurance provider, mutual benefit society, dental service corporation, health maintenance organization, or any entity...
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2021-12-10
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HISB105Intro

Sine Die
Relating To Campaign Spending. Short form bill.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB120Intro

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Relating To The Capital Improvement Program. Short form bill.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB117Intro

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Relating To Land. Short form bill.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB484Intro

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Relating To Emergencies. Short form bill.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB657Intro

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Allows the counties to exempt permits for certain kinds of repetitive construction projects for facilities under the control of the department of education, University of Hawaii, and school facilities agency.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB121Intro

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Relating To Bonds. Short form bill.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB109Intro

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Relating To Public Safety. Short form bill.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB481Intro

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Authorizes medical cannabis dispensaries to distribute cannabis propagules and cuttings to individuals authorized to cultivate cannabis plants for medical use, subject to quantity limits and quality requirements.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Health Committee
HISB713Intro

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Repeals the Aha Moku Advisory Committee on July 1, 2021. Effective 6/30/2021.
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2021-12-10
Carried over to 2022 Regular Session.
HISB111Intro

Sine Die
Relating To The Department Of Defense. Short form bill.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB1395Engross

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Requires the governor to appoint an individual to fill a vacancy within all boards and commissions within one hundred eighty days. Specifies that holdover appointments are limited to one hundred eighty days, after which time a vacancy is created on t...
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2021-12-10
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISB478Engross

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Creates an exclusion from income tax for the lesser of a percentage of gross annual income or an amount of gross annual income earned by a farmer from farming activities. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2021-12-10
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB371Intro

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Requires each executive branch department to: identify existing and planned facilities that are vulnerable to sea level rise, flooding impacts, and natural hazards; assess options for mitigation impacts of sea level rise to existing and planned facil...
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2021-12-10
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB86Engross

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Requires the Department of Health to issue medical cannabis dispensary licenses to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, allowing for increased revenue for beneficiaries. Requires the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to study the feasibility and re...
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2021-12-10
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HISB100Intro

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Relating To Criminal Procedure. Short form bill.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB485Intro

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Relating To Emergencies. Short form bill.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB971Intro

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Authorizes the governor to ensure the continued operation of medical facilities during times of health or pandemic emergencies. Authorizes hospitals to suspend elective surgeries in order to address bed capacity during the period of emergency.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Health Committee
HISB89Intro

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Amends the implementation date from December 31, 2023, to December 31, 2021, for the requirement that qualifying patients shall obtain medical cannabis or manufactured cannabis products only from a licensed dispensary or by cultivating cannabis as pe...
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2021-12-10
To Senate Health Committee
HISB80Intro

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Requires the bureau of conveyance to amend its rules to establish a new fee schedule for certain general, land court, and regular system fees. (SD1)
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2021-12-10
To Senate Energy, Economic Development, and Tourism Committee
HISB104Intro

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Relating To Elections. Short form bill.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB82Engross

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Requires each new member of a board or commission to participate in an orientation and training session with the head of the department with jurisdiction of that member's board or commission or their designee. Requires each department and agency to t...
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2021-12-10
To House Finance Committee
HISB67Intro

Sine Die
Relating To The Environment. Short form bill.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB649Intro

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Provides that the State or a county that repairs or maintains a street of which the ownership or jurisdiction is in dispute between the State and the county shall be immune from liability for personal injuries or property damage arising out of the re...
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2021-12-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB890Intro

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Requires that, beginning 1/1/2024, of the four seats on the office of Hawaiian affairs board of trustees without an island residency requirement, two shall require residency in an urban district and two shall require residency in a rural district. Re...
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2021-12-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB565Engross

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Expands the definition of "beer" to specify an alcohol by volume of no less than 0.5 per cent and to include alcoholic seltzer beverages. Effective January 1, 2022. (SD1)
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2021-12-10
To House Economic Development Committee
HISB487Intro

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Establishes an ecosystem restoration commission to identify federally owned or controlled lands within Hawaii for environmental remediation and the return of ownership and control of those lands to the State.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB1344Engross

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Requires the department of agriculture, in coordination with the office of planning, to prepare and periodically update the state agriculture functional plan to include other agricultural economic updates, including seafood sustainability, that expan...
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2021-12-10
To House Finance Committee
HISB850Engross

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Creates a task force jointly convened by the department of transportation and department of business, economic development, and tourism to provide equitable broadband access for historically marginalized, unserved, and underserved rural communities. ...
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2021-12-10
To House Higher Education & Technology Committee
HISB124Intro

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Relating To Emergency Appropriations. Short form bill.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB123Intro

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Relating To Emergency Appropriations. Short form bill.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB127Intro

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Relating To Emergency Appropriations. Short form bill.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB1343Engross

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Removes acreage restrictions on leases of Hawaiian home lands for agricultural purposes. Provides that the availability of the foregoing leases shall be subject to the availability of suitable tracts of land. Specifies that the foregoing leases may b...
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2021-12-10
To House Agriculture Committee
HISB108Intro

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Relating To International Affairs. Short form bill.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB719Intro

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Requires the department of agriculture, in consultation with the department of health, to develop and implement a one-time pesticide disposal collection program, for a duration to be determined by the department. Requires the department of agricultur...
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2021-12-10
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB114Intro

Sine Die
Relating To Transportation. Short form bill.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Transportation Committee
HISB711Intro

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Requires all letterheads, documents, symbols, and emblems of the State and other political subdivisions that include Hawaiian words or names to include accurate and appropriate Hawaiian names, spelling, and punctuation. Establishes references for acc...
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2021-12-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB73Intro

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Relating To Financial Institutions. Short form bill.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HISB1244Intro

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Defines serious crime as murder or attempted murder in the first degree or class A felony, or a call B or C felony involving violence of threat of violence. Allows the court to determine if bail may be denied where the charge is for a serious crime. ...
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2021-12-10
Carried over to 2022 Regular Session.
HISB563Intro

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Prohibits a commercial landlord from initiating or continuing any action to evict or collect unpaid rent from a commercial tenant that has been adversely impacted by the economic effects of COVID-19 or official measures intended to mitigate the sprea...
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2021-12-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB1400Intro

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Establishes the Moku Manu marine state monument. Manages certain ocean recreation activities within the monument.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB1258Engross

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Authorizes the establishment of a physician-patient relationship via a telehealth interaction, if the physician is licensed to practice medicine in the State. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD1)
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2021-12-10
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HISB812Intro

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Requires the superintendent to serve as the summer learning coordinator and coordinate all summer programs for children. Requires the summer learning coordinator to leverage certain federal funds for school-based summer programs. Effective 7/1/50. (S...
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2021-12-10
Carried over to 2022 Regular Session.
HISB885Intro

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Requires the family court to appoint counsel to indigent parents in foster care cases and make every effort to do so at the first hearing attended by the parent.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Human Services Committee
HISB914Intro

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Requires the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to conduct a study on the state of broadband access in all public housing projects in the State. Requires the Public Housing Authority to submit a report of its findings and recommendations to the legislat...
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2021-12-10
To Senate Human Services Committee
HISB698Intro

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Exempts members of a county council from the limitation on the number of members that may attend an informational meeting or presentation on matters relating to official board business, including a meeting of another entity, legislative hearing, conv...
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2021-12-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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