Hawaii Senator Karl Rhoads [D]

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HISB200PassClarifies that candidates or other committee representatives as specified who make contributions over a certain amount before an election are required to file a late contribution report only if the candidate is on the ballot in that election. (CD1)
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2021-07-07
Act 195, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1323).
HISB548PassAmends various statutory provisions to clarify and improve the administration of elections by mail. Establishes voters with special needs advisory committees at the state and county levels. Requires the department of public safety and Hawaii paroling...
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2021-07-07
Act 213, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1341).
HISB540PassAllows for lesser emergency period penalties to be adopted by the governor or a mayor. Allows for the emergency period infractions to be processed under the traffic adjudication process. Allows electronic copies of notices of infractions, infraction ...
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2021-07-07
Act 185, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1313).
HISB764PassAdds a permanent commercial driver's license disqualification for a commercial driver's license or commercial learner's permit holder who is convicted of a felony involving severe forms of trafficking in persons, without the possibility of reinstatem...
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2021-07-07
Act 215, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1343).
HISB615PassRequires all moped and motor scooter rental companies to ensure that mopeds and motor scooters are equipped with flags and that riders wear safety helmets, subject to certain circumstances. Amends the definition of motor scooter. Prohibits the rental...
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2021-07-07
Act 214, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1342).
HISB765PassEstablishes sentencing guidelines for highly intoxicated drivers. Requires that ignition interlock devices be installed on all vehicles operated by a person upon license revocation. Increases the license revocation period and extends the applicable l...
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2021-07-07
Act 216, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1344).
HISB538PassClarifies the meaning of "program or activity receiving state financial assistance". Excludes cases within the scope of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act from the jurisdiction of the Hawaii civil rights commission. Effective 7/1/2022. (...
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2021-07-02
Act 164, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1266).
HISB336PassAmends the maximum amount that the Chairperson of the Board of Agriculture is authorized to approve for agricultural loans and aquacultural loans not to exceed $50,000 of state funds, rather than $25,000. (CD1)
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2021-07-01
Act 136, on 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1238).
HISB159PassMakes an application for voter registration part of all state identification card and driver's license applications. Requires qualified applicants to choose to be registered to vote. Requires updating of names and addresses of qualified applicants wh...
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2021-06-29
Act 126, on 06/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1228).
HISB309PassAdds the intentional creation, disclosure, or threat of disclosure of certain types of deep fake images or videos to the offense of violation of privacy in the first degree, subject to specified exemptions. (CD1)
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2021-06-24
Act 059, 06/23/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1160).
HISR6PassUrging The Department Of Education To Develop And Implement A Program To Recruit And Employ Qualified Blind Persons To Serve As Orientation And Mobility Instructors And In Other Positions As Teachers Of Visually Impaired Students.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR5PassRequesting The Office Of Enterprise Technology Services, In Collaboration With The National Federation Of The Blind Of Hawaii, To Convene A Working Group On Accessible Government Documents.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR12PassUrging The Department Of Health's Environmental Management Division To Ensure That Destinations To Which The State's Recyclable Waste Is Transported For Out-of-state Processing Abide By The Environmental Standards As Outlined By The Basel Convention.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR15PassUrging The Empowerment Of Young Women By Annually Recognizing October 11 As The International Day Of The Girl.
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2021-06-21
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HISCR26PassUrging The Empowerment Of Young Women By Recognizing October 11, 2021, As The International Day Of The Girl.
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2021-06-21
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HISR44PassUrging Members Of The United States Congress To Enact Federal Legislation Granting Statehood To The People Of Washington, D.c.
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2021-06-21
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HISR48PassCondemning And Denouncing All Forms Of Anti-asian Sentiment And All Acts Of Racism, Xenophobia, Intolerance, Discrimination, Hate Crime, And Hate Speech Against Asian Americans And Asian Individuals In The United States And Requesting The Hawaii Civi...
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2021-06-21
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HISCR66PassCondemning And Denouncing All Forms Of Anti-asian Sentiment And All Acts Of Racism, Xenophobia, Intolerance, Discrimination, Hate Crime, And Hate Speech Against Asian Americans And Asian Individuals In The United States And Requesting The Hawaii Civi...
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2021-06-21
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HISR116PassRequesting The Department Of The Attorney General To Propose Legislation That Criminalizes Any Acts By Eligible Public Officials, Including Local Law Enforcement That Violate Their Oaths To Uphold The United States Constitution And Hawaii State Const...
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2021-06-21
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HISR119PassEncouraging The Governor To Maintain Teachers And School-level Personnel As Essential Workers During A Pandemic When Contemplating Emergency Furloughs And Layoffs.
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2021-06-21
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HISR115PassRequesting That The United States Congress Pass A Law That Criminalizes Any Act By A Current Or Former Law Enforcement Officer, Military Personnel, Or Politician That Is Contrary To Their Oath To Uphold The Constitution.
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2021-06-21
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HISCR159PassUrging The Department Of Land And Natural Resources To Examine And Consider Purchasing Reef Insurance To Support Nature-based Solutions To Protect Hawaii's Coastlines And Coastal Infrastructure From Natural Disasters.
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2021-06-21
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HISR130PassRequesting The United States Congress To Consent To The Enactment Of Act 80, Session Laws Of Hawaii 2017.
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2021-06-21
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HISR134PassUrging The Governor To Create A Task Force To Develop Recommendations To Enforce The Supplemental Emergency Proclamations To Mitigate The Further Spread Of The Coronavirus Disease 2019 In Hawaii.
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2021-06-21
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HISR131PassUrging State Departments And Attached Agencies To Train Their Boards And Commissions.
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2021-06-21
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HISR136PassUrging All Law Enforcement Officers And Prosecuting Attorneys In The State To Vigorously Enforce And Prosecute Offenses Committed Against Essential Workers While On The Job.
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2021-06-21
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HISCR164PassUrging The United States Senate And President Of The United States To Enact The Protecting The Right To Organize Act As Expeditiously As Possible.
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2021-06-21
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HISR157PassRequesting Statewide Implementation Of The United Nations Universal Periodic Review Recommendations.
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2021-06-21
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HISR127PassRequesting That The Office Of Planning, In Coordination With Each Executive Department, Identify Departmental Facilities And Infrastructure That May Be Vulnerable To Flooding And Other Impacts Of Sea Level Rise And Assess Options For Mitigating The E...
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2021-06-21
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HISR129PassUrging The United States Senate And President Joseph R. Biden To Enact The Protecting The Right To Organize Act.
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2021-06-21
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HISCR165PassRequesting The United States Congress To Consent To The Enactment Of Act 80, Session Laws Of Hawaii 2017.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISCR171PassUrging All Law Enforcement Officers And Prosecuting Attorneys In The State To Vigorously Enforce And Prosecute Offenses Committed Against Essential Workers While On The Job.
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2021-06-21
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HISR133PassUrging The Department Of Human Resources Development To Reexamine The Qualifications For State Positions That Are Currently Vacant And Replace The Qualification Of A Bachelor's Degree With An Associate Degree Or Certificate, Where Applicable
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISB189PassRemoves the requirement to prove that a dog has bitten a person on at least two separate occasions prior to bringing legal action against a dog's owner to determine whether conditions of treatment or confinement have changed so as to remove the dange...
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2021-06-10
Act 030, 06/07/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1130).
HISB343PassEstablishes the offense of sexual assault of an animal. (HD1)
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2021-06-10
Act 031, 06/07/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1131).
HISB630PassEstablishes that every judgment for child support is enforceable until paid in full. (CD1)
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2021-06-10
Act 036, 06/07/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1136).
HISB1350PassPart I: Extends the deferment of further implementation of the executive and judicial branch salary increases as well as planned raises for members of the legislature. Effective 6/29/2021. Part II: Establishes public notice requirements for short for...
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2021-05-19
Act 014, on 05/17/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1114).
HISB280Engross

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Codifies the administrative rule definition of "assistance animal". Clarifies the type of verification an individual may provide to substantiate a reasonable accommodation request for a specific assistance animal. Specifies that possession of a vest ...
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2021-04-21
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-22-21 2:30PM; CR 329.
HISB1260Engross

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Eliminates the use of monetary bail and requires defendants to be released on their own recognizance for traffic offenses; violations; and nonviolent petty misdemeanor, misdemeanor, and class C felony offenses, with certain exceptions. Effective 7/1/...
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2021-04-20
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-21-21 3:00PM; CR 325.
HISB294Engross

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Restricts civil asset forfeiture to cases involving the commission of a felony offense where the property owner has been convicted of the underlying felony offense, subject to certain circumstances. Directs any forfeiture proceeds to the general fund...
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2021-04-19
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-20-21 3:10PM; CR 325.
HISB347Engross

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Prohibits the intentional release of balloons inflated with a gas that is lighter than air. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2021-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 559).
HISB560Engross

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Establishes ranked-choice voting for special federal elections and special elections of vacant county council seats. Effective 7/1/2112. (HD2)
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2021-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 559).
HISCR169Engross

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Urging The Governor To Create A Task Force To Develop Recommendations On The Roles And Responsibilities Of The Department Of The Attorney General And Law Enforcement In Enforcing Emergency Proclamations To Mitigate The Further Spread Of The Coronavir...
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2021-04-14
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISCR23Engross

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Urging The Department Of Health's Environmental Management Division To Ensure That Destinations To Which The State's Recyclable Waste Is Transported For Out-of-state Processing Abide By The Environmental Standards As Outlined By The Basel Convention.
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2021-04-08
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HISCR154Engross

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Encouraging The Governor To Maintain Teachers And School-level Personnel As Essential Workers During A Pandemic When Contemplating Emergency Furloughs And Layoffs.
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2021-04-08
To House Finance Committee
HISCR166Engross

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Urging State Departments And Attached Agencies To Train Their Boards And Commissions.
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2021-04-07
To House Finance Committee
HISCR7Engross

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Requesting The Office Of Enterprise Technology Services, In Collaboration With The National Federation Of The Blind Of Hawaii, To Convene A Working Group On Accessible Government Documents.
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2021-04-01
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HISCR6Engross

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Urging The Department Of Education To Develop And Implement A Program To Recruit And Employ Qualified Blind Persons To Serve As Orientation And Mobility Instructors And In Other Positions As Teachers Of Visually Impaired Students.
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2021-04-01
To House Education Committee
HISCR62Engross

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Urging Members Of The United States Congress To Enact Federal Legislation Granting Statehood To The People Of Washington, D.c.
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2021-04-01
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISCR75Engross

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Requesting The Office Of Planning To Convene An Interdisciplinary Task Force To Develop A Framework For A Sea Level Adaptation And Resilience Plan For The Waikiki District.
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2021-04-01
To House Water & Land Committee
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