Hawaii Senator Karl Rhoads [D]

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HISB2046PassProhibits manufacture, importation, sale, transfer, and possession of bump fire stocks, multiburst trigger activators, and trigger cranks. (SB2046 HD1)
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2018-07-11
Act 157, 07/09/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1266).
HISB2247PassAuthorizes pharmacists to prescribe, dispense, and provide related education on opioid antagonists to individuals at risk of opioid overdose and to family members and caregivers of individuals at risk of opioid overdose without the need for a written...
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2018-07-11
Act 154, 07/09/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1263).
HISB2436PassRequires voluntary surrender of firearms and ammunition, upon disqualification from ownership, possession, or control, within seven days of disqualification. Shortens the time period after failing to voluntarily surrender or dispose of all firearms a...
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2018-07-11
Act 158, 07/09/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1267).
HISB2646PassRequires prescribers of certain controlled substances to consult the State's Electronic Prescription Accountability System before issuing a prescription for the controlled substance, under certain circumstances. Provides that a violation by a prescri...
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2018-07-11
Act 153, 07/09/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1262).
HISB122PassProvides designated family members and other interested persons with notice when an individual with a mental health emergency is subject to certain procedures and actions. Provides designated family members and other interested persons with the right...
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2018-07-10
Act 144, on 07/06/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1245).
HISB508PassAmends the taxes withheld on the amount realized by nonresidents from the disposition of Hawaii real property from 5% to 7.25%. Applies to real estate dispositions that occur on or after 9/15/2018. (CD1)
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2018-07-10
Act 122, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1223).
HISB2293PassRequires the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to institute proceedings to condemn the ground lease for the Front Street Apartments affordable housing project. Appropriates general funds for the appraisal and other preparations for t...
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2018-07-10
Act 150, on 07/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1251).
HISB3077PassExpands the renewable fuel tax credit cap by lowering the production threshold and expanding the types of renewable fuel eligible for the credit. Applies to taxable years after 12/31/2017. (CD1)
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2018-07-10
Act 143, on 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1244).
HISB2990PassRequires the legislative reference bureau to conduct a sunrise analysis of the impacts of and best framework for the establishment of paid family leave. Requires a report and proposed legislation be submitted to the legislature by 9/1/2019. Appropria...
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2018-07-06
Act 109, 07/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1210).
HISB2854PassEstablishes a fine not to exceed $100 for moped owners who fail to comply with moped registration requirements. (CD1)
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2018-07-05
Act 077, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1178).
HISB2298PassAllows advanced practice registered nurses, pharmacists, and physicians to receive income tax credits for acting as preceptors in volunteer-based supervised clinical training rotations provided to eligible students that enable the students to obtain ...
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2018-06-14
Act 043, 06/13/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1143).
HISB3095PassBeginning 1/1/2019, requires all users of restricted use pesticides to be subject to a requirement to report on their use of restricted use pesticides to the Department of Agriculture (DOA). Prohibits the use of a restricted use pesticide on or withi...
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2018-06-14
Act 045, 06/13/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1145).
HISB270PassProhibits specific state-licensed persons who are licensed to provide professional counseling from engaging in, attempting to engage in, or advertising sexual orientation change efforts on minors. Establishes the sexual orientation counseling task fo...
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2018-05-29
Act 013, 05/25/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1113).
HISB2922EnrollProposes amendments to the Constitution of the State of Hawaii to authorize the Legislature to establish, as provided by law, a surcharge on investment real property to support public education. (SB2922 HD1)
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2018-05-03
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2996EngrossAuthorizes establishment of the Hawaii Airports Corporation within the Department of Transportation for administrative purposes. Sets out appointment of members to the board of directors and powers and duties of the Hawaii Airports Corporation. Trans...
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2018-05-01
Received notice of change in conferees (Hse. Com. No. 699).
HISB2334EngrossRequires the State and counties to incorporate predictions of sea level rise and other climate change hazards and mitigation opportunities into applicable plans, strategies, and mapping. Requires PUC to consider the findings in the Hawaii Sea Level R...
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2018-04-27
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 3:57 pm in conference room 429.
HISB2497EngrossRequires the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to establish a program to offer insurance policies to landlords who rent to tenants using the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. Requires the Authority to report to the Legislature. Appropriates mon...
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2018-04-27
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 689).
HISB2661EngrossCodifies sustainable development goals based on all seventeen of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and Indicators. (SB2661 HD1)
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2018-04-27
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 687).
HISCR11PassUrging The Department Of Education, Department Of Health, Department Of Human Services, And Judiciary To Permanently Establish And Participate In The Hawaii Interagency State Youth Network Of Care (hisync) To Better Serve Youth And Families With Comp...
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2018-04-27
Received notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Adopted (Sen. Com. No. 847).
HISCR81PassRequesting The Establishment Of A Working Group To Examine How The Department Of Education Can Maximize Medicaid Reimbursement For Support Services Offered To Eligible Students During School Hours.
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2018-04-27
Received notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Adopted (Sen. Com. No. 847).
HISB2047EngrossRequires the Auditor to conduct a performance audit of the Department of Public Safety's mental health services to inmates and pre-trial detainees. Appropriates funds. (SB2047 HD1)
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2018-04-26
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 681).
HISB2472EngrossEstablishes the Homeownership Housing Revolving Fund to provide loans or grants for affordable housing projects or units in projects that are allocated low-income housing credits or that are funded by certain federal programs or agencies. Makes an ap...
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2018-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 2:00PM in conference room 325.
HISB2654EngrossProhibits the shipment of tobacco products, and the transport of tobacco products ordered or purchased through a remote sale, to anyone other than a licensee. Makes all provisions of the cigarette tax and tobacco tax law that relate to tobacco produc...
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2018-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 9:00AM in conference room 229.
HISB2972EngrossRequires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to allocate 10 percent of revenues collected from commercial properties within the Banyan Drive redevelopment area to the Banyan Drive Hawaii Redevelopment Agency. Appropriates funds to the Agency...
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2018-04-26
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 681).
HISB3030EngrossEstablishes a Farmer Apprentice Mentoring Program to teach and train farmers to utilize a whole farm system approach to agriculture. Makes an appropriation to the Department of Agriculture for the Farmer Apprentice Mentoring Program. (SB3030 HD1)
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2018-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 10:00AM in conference room 224.
HISB3100EngrossConsolidates the Department of Budget and Finance and the Department of Human Resources Development into the Department of Budget, Finance, and Human Resources. Transfers functions and duties accordingly. Transfers to the Department of Business, Econ...
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2018-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 2:30PM in conference room 429.
HISB648EngrossAllocates additional transient accommodations tax revenues from July 1, 2018 until December 31, 2030 to the counties of Kauai, Hawaii, and Maui. Sunsets 12/31/2030. (SB648 HD1)
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2018-04-24
Received notice of change in conferees (Hse. Com. No. 662).
HISB2257EngrossRequires that revenue estimates provided by the Department of Taxation to the Legislature or to any executive or administrative office with respect to proposed legislation be accompanied by a description of the methodology used and assumptions made i...
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2018-04-24
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-25-18 2:15PM in conference room 309.
HISCR27PassRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Sunrise Review Of The Licensure And Regulation Of Home Inspectors.
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2018-04-24
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR48PassRequesting The Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands To Provide Multi-family, High-density Development In Transient-oriented Development Zones And Tiny Homes For Native Hawaiians.
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2018-04-24
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR79PassAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement And Issuance Of Immediate Right Of Entry Covering A Portion Of State Land At Kaanapali, Lahaina, Maui, For Beach Walk, Trench Drain, Sign, And Public Beach Shower Purposes.
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2018-04-24
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISB535EngrossRequires health insurance policies and contracts issued after 12/31/18 to provide coverage for the cost of hearing aids at least a minimum amount per hearing aid for each hearing-impaired ear every thirty-six months. (SB535 HD1)
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2018-04-23
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-25-18 2:15PM in conference room 229.
HISB2926EngrossRequires the Board of Dental Examiners to adopt rules to establish a regulatory structure for the regulation of dental assistants in Hawaii. (SB2926 HD2)
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2018-04-23
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-24-18 9:00AM in conference room 229.
HISB2989EngrossExpands eligibility and credit amount of the low-income household renters' income tax credit and adjusts the credit for inflation. Appropriates funds for the Family Assessment Center. Establishes and appropriates funds for the Homeless Children Renta...
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2018-04-23
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-24-18 2:30PM in conference room 325.
HISR48IntroUrging The Hawaii Chapter Of The American Judicature Society And The Hawaii State Bar Association To Analyze And Assess The Role Of The Judiciary Within The Constitutional Framework Of Government In The State Of Hawaii.
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2018-04-23
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) Taniguchi, K. Rhoads, L. Thielen; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Kim.
HISB872EngrossAllows the State Ethics Commission to employ or retain its own attorneys. (SB872 HD1)
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2018-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 610).
HISCR13EngrossRequesting The Department Of Education To Convene A Working Group To Review Afterschool Programs In Hawaii's Public Schools And To Establish An Afterschool Program Advisory Council.
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2018-04-16
To House Finance Committee
HISCR21EngrossEndorsing And Adopting, And Urging The Several Counties To Endorse And Use, The United Nations Seventeen Sustainable Development Goals As Components Of A Framework For Addressing And Assessing Hawaii's Efforts Toward Social Justice And Sustainability...
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2018-04-16
To House Finance Committee
HISCR54EngrossRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Study To Assess The Impact Of Medical Bill Review Costs On The State's Workers' Compensation System.
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2018-04-16
To House Finance Committee
HISCR69EngrossUrging School Administrators, Teachers, Parents, And Students To Be Educated About The Potential Health Impacts Of Heavy Backpacks And To Take Proactive Measures To Avoid Injury.
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2018-04-16
To House Finance Committee
HISCR91EngrossRequesting The Department Of Business, Economic Development, And Tourism To Report To The Legislature On How To Incorporate Renewable Fuels Into The Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative.
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2018-04-16
To House Finance Committee
HISCR156EngrossRequesting The Department Of Health To Review Existing Research On Certain Impacts Of Screen Time And Provide Recommendations On Reducing Screen Time And Increasing Rates Of Physical Activity And Nutrition Of Children And Adolescents In Hawaii.
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2018-04-16
To House Finance Committee
HISCR154EngrossRequesting The Department Of The Attorney General To Convene A Workplace Safety Working Group.
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2018-04-16
To House Finance Committee
HISCR192EngrossRequesting That The Department Of Accounting And General Services, The Department Of Budget And Fiscal Services Of The City And County Of Honolulu, And The Departments Of Finance Of The Counties Of Hawaii, Maui, And Kauai Eliminate The Payroll Lag De...
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2018-04-16
To House Finance Committee
HISB287EngrossProhibits all health insurers from requiring a medical treatment or service preauthorization that causes undue delay in the receipt of the treatment or service. Requires all health insurers to disclose the medical policies that the insurer uses for p...
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2018-04-12
Received notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 784).
HISR114PassUrging Hawaii's Congressional Delegation To Oppose Any Proposed Federal Right-to-work Legislation.
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2018-04-12
Report and Resolution Adopted.
HISCR180EngrossRequesting The Department Of Education To Reexamine The Menu Schedules For School Meals To Give Local Produce Suppliers The Ability To Provide Locally Grown Produce In Each Meal, In Keeping With United States Department Of Agriculture Standards.
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2018-04-12
To House Education Committee
HISR116PassRequesting The Department Of Health To Review Existing Research On Certain Impacts Of Screen Time And Provide Recommendations On Reducing Screen Time And Increasing Rates Of Physical Activity And Nutrition Of Children And Adolescents In Hawaii.
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2018-04-12
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISCR20EngrossRequesting The Department Of Business, Economic Development, And Tourism To Identify Possible State-owned Land And Establish A Public-private Partnership To Build A Race Track Facility On The Island Of Oahu.
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2018-04-10
To House Economic Development & Business Committee
HISCR31EngrossRequesting The State Foundation On Culture And The Arts To Commission A Monument To President Barack Obama.
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2018-04-10
To House Veterans, Military, & International Affairs, & Culture and the Arts Committee
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