Hawaii Senator Karl Rhoads [D]

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HISR5IntroUrging The Department Of Human Services To Increase The Reimbursement Rate For Home Child Care Facilities.
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2019-01-22
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HISR10IntroReaffirming The Use Of The Term "deaf-blind" By The State Of Hawaii And The Counties.
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2019-01-22
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HISR7IntroRequesting The Department Of Human Services, In Consultation With The Department Of Public Safety, To Work With The Family Reunification Working Group And Other Community Stakeholders To Develop A Plan To Establish Visitation Centers At All State Cor...
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2019-01-22
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HISCR6IntroUrging The Department Of Human Services To Increase The Eligibility Criteria For Receiving Child Care Subsidies.
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2019-01-22
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HISCR9IntroRequesting The Department Of Human Services To Examine The Implementation Of Act 217, Session Laws Of Hawaii 2018, Regarding Misrepresentation Of Service Animals.
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2019-01-22
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HISCR10IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Explore The Possibility Of Updating "hawaii School For The Deaf And The Blind" To "hawaii School For The Deaf" To Reduce Confusion And Identify Where Students Who Are Blind May Access Appropriate Resources An...
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2019-01-22
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HISCR5IntroUrging The Department Of Human Services To Increase The Reimbursement Rate For Home Child Care Facilities.
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2019-01-22
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HISR6IntroUrging The Department Of Human Services To Increase The Eligibility Criteria For Receiving Child Care Subsidies.
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2019-01-22
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HISCR7IntroRequesting The Department Of Human Services, In Consultation With The Department Of Public Safety, To Work With The Family Reunification Working Group And Other Community Stakeholders To Develop A Plan To Establish Visitation Centers At All State Cor...
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2019-01-22
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HISR4IntroUrging The Hawaii State Department Of The Attorney General To Conduct A Statewide Investigation Of Sexual Abuse Of Minors In The State Of Hawaii By Clergy Of The Roman Catholic Church.
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2019-01-22
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HISR8IntroRequesting The Department Of Human Services To Examine The Implementation Of Act 217, Session Laws Of Hawaii 2018, Regarding Misrepresentation Of Service Animals.
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2019-01-22
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HISCR8IntroUrging The Hawaii State Department Of The Attorney General To Conduct A Statewide Investigation Of Sexual Abuse Of Minors In The State Of Hawaii By Clergy Of The Roman Catholic Church.
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2019-01-22
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HISCR12IntroRequesting Members Of The United States Congress To Amend Federal Law To Ensure That Victims Of Sexual Harassment And Sexual Assault Who Might Otherwise Be Forced Into Arbitration And Silence Instead Have Access To The Courts.
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2019-01-22
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HISR11IntroRequesting Members Of The United States Congress To Amend Federal Law To Ensure That Victims Of Sexual Harassment And Sexual Assault Who Might Otherwise Be Forced Into Arbitration And Silence Instead Have Access To The Courts.
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2019-01-22
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HISCR4IntroUrging The Departments Of Health And Human Services To Adopt The Canadian Diagnostic Guideline For Diagnosis Of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, As Published In The Canadian Medical Association Journal.
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2019-01-22
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HISR9IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Explore The Possibility Of Updating "hawaii School For The Deaf And The Blind" To "hawaii School For The Deaf" To Reduce Confusion And Identify Where Students Who Are Blind May Access Appropriate Resources An...
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2019-01-22
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HISCR11IntroReaffirming The Use Of The Term "deaf-blind" By The State Of Hawaii And The Counties.
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2019-01-22
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HISR3IntroUrging The Departments Of Health And Human Services To Adopt The Canadian Diagnostic Guideline For Diagnosis Of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, As Published In The Canadian Medical Association Journal.
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2019-01-22
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HISB115IntroProvides that the submission of a voter registration application either to register to vote or update the voter's registration information constitutes a request for permanent absentee voter status unless the applicant specifically indicates the appli...
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB122IntroProhibits discrimination, including in advertisements for available rental units, based on receipt of income from a housing assistance program, or requirements related to participation in housing assistance programs, in rental transactions and requir...
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB124IntroRequires the Comptroller to annually adjust the threshold amount for which settlements for claims against the State must be approved by the legislature for inflation.
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB123IntroAppropriates funds into and out of the rental housing revolving fund for the purposes for which the fund was established, such as providing loans or grants for the development, pre-development, construction, acquisition, preservation, and substantial...
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB132IntroRepeals the date of birth and social security number requirements for election nomination papers and the withdrawal of a nominating voter's signature.
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB133IntroAmends the definition of "employer" in chapter 388, HRS, to include the State and counties when a provision in that chapter has no comparable provision in chapter 78, HRS.
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB227IntroMakes an appropriation to the Department of Human Services to contract with non-profit providers to provide access to legal counsel to immigrants in immigration proceedings.
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB194IntroRequires candidate names to be randomized on individual ballots and randomly rotated across precincts.
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB195IntroRequires that the Hawaiian version of a law be held binding if the law in question was originally drafted in Hawaiian and then translated into English. Requires that okina and kahako be used, when appropriate, in documents prepared by or for state or...
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB130IntroAppropriates funds for the judiciary to purchase civil legal services for low and moderate income persons.
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB231IntroEstablishes that the youth commission administrator shall administer the youth commission. Makes an appropriation to fund one full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) permanent youth commission administrator position.
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB216IntroRequires a mandatory recount of election votes when the margin of victory is equal to or less than one-half of one per cent of the votes cast.
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB129IntroRequires state agencies to participate in a carbon offset program to offset carbon emissions caused by their employees' air travel. Requires DLNR to establish and administer a carbon offset program.
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB196IntroRequires a supplemental environmental assessment or supplemental environmental impact statement after the passage of 15 years from the date of the acceptance of the statement or the determination of a finding of no significant impact, if the proposed...
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB217IntroRequires candidate names to be randomized on individual ballots and across precincts.
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB229IntroAuthorizes $125,000,000 in general obligation bonds to be expended for purposes set forth in section 201H-202, Hawaii Revised Statutes; appropriates $75,000,000 from the general fund to be expended by the Hawaii housing finance and development corpor...
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB207IntroAmends requirements for medical examinations in workers' compensation claims by requiring that the examining physician be mutually selected by the employer and employee or appointed by the Director of Labor. Provides for document distribution, cost a...
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB128IntroClarifies that the attorney general shall not represent the legislature and individual legislators acting in their official capacity. Requires the respective house to provide legal representation for any member who is sued in the member's official ca...
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB215IntroMakes completion of a voter registration application affidavit a mandatory part of all driver's license and identification card applications. Automatically registers each applicant for voting unless the applicant affirmatively declines to register. R...
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB214IntroRequires the court to appoint counsel to indigent parents and to make every effort to do so at the first hearing attended by the parent.
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB206IntroIncreases the amount of fines that may be assessed against a noncandidate committee for violations of organizational report requirements. Increases the amount of fines that may be assessed for violations of advertisement requirements.
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB210IntroRequires the family court to terminate parental rights if the court determines, by clear and convincing evidence, that a natural parent committed sexual assault of the other natural parent; the child was conceived as a result of the sexual assault by...
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB205IntroAuthorizes a county to adopt rules or ordinances that place stricter limitations on a passenger seated in the bed or load-carrying area of a pickup truck while the vehicle is in operation.
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB203IntroClarifies that pharmacists may perform certain vaccinations or immunizations and are required to maintain immunization records.
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB230IntroProvides that a minor may consent to emergency shelter if a provider of no cost emergency shelter and services is coordinating with child welfare service.
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB131IntroProhibits the distribution, sale, and provision of plastic straws. Establishes a fine for violators. Takes effect 1/1/2020.
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB197IntroEstablishes an exemption from the prohibition against using election campaign funds to make charitable donations or to award scholarships during the period from the filing of nomination papers to the date of the general election for candidates who ar...
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB199IntroAuthorizes forfeiture of certain ERS benefits, pursuant to court order, for state or county employees and designated beneficiaries who are convicted of an employment-related felony.
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB263IntroRequires and appropriates funds for the climate change mitigation and adaptation commission to assist state and county agencies to develop sea level rise adaptation plans and to implement climate change mitigation efforts. Appropriates funds for one ...
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB265IntroAppropriates funds for the research, development, marketing, and conservation of ulu.
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB246IntroRepeals the criminal forfeiture fund and requires fifty per cent of the total forfeited property and the sale proceeds thereof collected pursuant to state forfeiture laws to be deposited into the general fund.
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
HISB248IntroRequires government entities that engage in search and rescue operations to seek reimbursement when the rescued person required search and rescue efforts because that person acted in disregard of that person's safety, including intentionally disregar...
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2019-01-18
Passed First Reading.
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