Hawaii Senator Kurt Fevella [R]

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HISB57IntroCodifies certain certification, renewal, and violation processes of vehicle inspectors who conduct vehicle safety inspections under the department of transportation. Repeals requirement for reconstructed vehicles to obtain a special inspection and ce...
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB219IntroImposes extended terms of imprisonment for certain offenses against property rights negligently committed on agricultural lands. Effective 5/6/2137. (SD2)
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB232IntroIncreases the maximum civil penalty for littering from $500 to $1,000. Increases the maximum fine for the offense of criminal littering from $1,000 to $5,000.
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB244IntroExpands liability protection for donors to include donations of food and similar donations made to needy persons by organizations. Authorizes the donation of expired food when the donor reasonably believes in good faith that the food remains fit for ...
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB348IntroRepeals the requirement that noncarbonated bottled water be transported, stored, processed, or bottled through lines or equipment through which only water is passed. Updates the requirement that all bottled water shall meet standards prescribed by th...
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB376IntroProhibits use, sale, alteration, or installation of motor vehicle mufflers that emit more than 95 decibels of sound.
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB382IntroIncludes tips or gratuities paid directly to an individual by a customer of the employer and reported or declared to the employer under the definition of income withheld by employers for payments of child or spousal support.
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB502IntroProposes a constitutional amendment which guarantees individuals the right to a clean and healthy environment, including pure water, clean air, and healthy ecosystems, and to the preservation of the natural, cultural, scenic, and healthful qualities ...
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB510IntroAuthorizes the Department of Land and Natural Resources, in consultation with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, to delegate to the impacted counties the responsibility for certain historic preservation project reviews, provided that certain requirement...
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB513IntroIncreases the fireworks display permit fee from $110 to $150 and the fine for certain fireworks violations from $2,000 per violation to $5,000 per violation. Clarifies that each aerial device, display firework, or article pyrotechnic having a total w...
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB811IntroRequires the department of education to publish a weekly report on schools that have reported COVID-19 cases.
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB599IntroBeginning July 1, 2024, requires massage therapy licensees to complete twelve hours of continuing education within the two-year period preceding the renewal date, two hours of which shall include first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or emergency...
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB814IntroClarifies the process for applicants to apply to open and operate a charter school. Provides for penalties for authorizers who fail to timely comply with board decisions. (SD1)
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB828IntroGrants exclusive original jurisdiction in matters of divorce to the family court of the circuit in which an applicant is domiciled at the time the application is filed. Repeals the requirement that a person be domiciled or physically present in the S...
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2021-03-04
Reported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 693) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
HISB764IntroAdds 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 a severe form of trafficking in persons, without the possibility of reinstate...
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB597IntroAllows candidates seeking election to use campaign funds for child and vital household dependent care costs under certain conditions. Effective 5/1/2029. (SD2)
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB696IntroExtends the date on which the temporary commission on the thirteenth festival of pacific arts shall cease to exist to August 31, 2025. Permits less than a quorum of commission members to discuss matters relating to official board business outside a c...
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB703IntroRequires two hours of annual in-service training in suicide prevention for all teachers, principals, and school counselors.
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB827IntroIncreases the categories of women required to be covered for mammogram screenings. Requires the existing health insurance mandate for coverage of low-dose mammography to include digital mammography and breast tomosynthesis. Defines "digital breast to...
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB596IntroProhibits holdover board members of the Hawaii Tourism Authority from holding office beyond the commencement of the next legislative session following the expiration of the member's term of office. (SD1)
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB602IntroProhibits certain contracts for managed care entered into after June 30, 2021, 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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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB805IntroMakes the exemption from the behavior analyst licensing requirements permanent for certain teachers working in collaboration with a licensed behavior analyst or licensed psychologist. Clarifies exemptions from licensure as a behavioral analyst for ge...
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB912IntroAuthorizes a court to order the forfeiture of one-half of the Employees' Retirement System (ERS) benefits of an ERS member, former member, or retirant upon conviction of the individual for a felony related to the State or county employment of the ind...
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB838IntroAllows the executive office of aging to relax the thirty-hour employment requirement for qualified caregivers under the Kupuna Caregivers Program during a state-declared state of emergency. Adds the option of kupuna caregiver-directed services to the...
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB1004IntroBeginning with the 2021-2022 school year, requires the department of education to include the teaching of financial literacy in the personal/transition plan requirement for each student.
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB975IntroEstablishes 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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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB970IntroAuthorizes the establishment of a physician-patient relationship via a telehealth interaction if the physician is licensed to practice medicine in the State. (SD2)
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB1248IntroAuthorizes the department of agriculture to plan, design, construct, operate, manage, maintain, repair, demolish, and remove infrastructure on any lands under the jurisdiction of the department, to support and promote agriculture. Establishes the agr...
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB1258IntroAllows for standard telephone contacts for telehealth purposes. Effective 7/1/50. (SD1)
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB1287IntroRequires the department of education food services branch to coordinate with the principals and vice principals of department schools to determine which school meal program offered by the USDA is the best fit for the student body and campus of each s...
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB1243IntroRequires the State to phase out the use of private correctional facilities to incarcerate Hawaii inmates. Prohibits the construction of new correctional facilities or the expansion of existing correctional facilities without the approval of the Hawai...
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB1384IntroProvides that the prohibition against serving two consecutive terms not to exceed eight consecutive years pursuant to section 26-34(a), Hawaii Revised Statutes, shall not apply to the representative of Hawaiian medium early learning providers' term l...
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB789IntroEstablishes a special procurement process for the procurement of goods and services. Requires the procurement policy board to establish rules and procedures for the special procurement process by December 31, 2021. Requires the head of a purchasing a...
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2021-03-03
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Keohokalole, Gabbard, Kim, Lee; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Acasio, Fevella ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB791IntroClarifies removal of unauthorized vessels on state property or in the waters of the State. Clarifies the definition of an "abandoned vessel". Reduces the time limit to claim an unauthorized vessel that is impounded by the department of land and natur...
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2021-03-03
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Keohokalole, Acasio, Gabbard, Kim, Lee, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB576IntroRequires licensed used motor vehicle part dealers to obtain a written statement by a seller of a catalytic converter that the seller has the lawful right to sell and dispose of the catalytic converter. Requires a seller of a catalytic converter to pr...
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2021-03-03
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Keohokalole, Acasio, Gabbard, Kim, Lee, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB913IntroRequires persons who receive state funds and state financial assistance to donate unnecessary but functioning electronic devices, hardware, and televisions to nonprofit organizations that will refurbish and distribute them to eligible persons in the ...
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2021-03-03
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Keohokalole, Acasio, Gabbard, Kim, Lee, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB1285IntroRequires any hospital that serves a community including more than five hundred COFA benefit recipients to establish diversity and inclusion training for all staff, and to hire interpreters and community healthcare workers as necessary to bridge the l...
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2021-03-03
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Keohokalole, Acasio, Gabbard, Kim, Lee, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB243IntroRequires the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute to develop a strategic plan that outlines benchmarks to achieve a 100% renewable energy portfolio standard and to submit the strategic plan to the Legislature before the Regular Session of 2023. Requires t...
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2021-03-02
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, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB375IntroRequires the department of transportation to conduct a study to determine the feasibility of repairing or renovating the Kalaeloa airport air traffic control tower. Appropriates funds. (SD1)
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2021-03-02
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, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB350IntroRequires the Department of Health to fill the vacant division chief staff position within the Environmental Management Division by 10/1/2021, and consider environmental justice issues when making certain assessments and determinations. Requires the C...
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2021-03-02
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, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB830IntroDirects the department of human resources development to convene a working group of stakeholders to update and create policies and procedures relating to telework and alternative work schedules to address the caregiving responsibilities and other nee...
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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-04-21 10:00AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB820IntroExtends the nursing facility sustainability program to 2024. Allows the nursing facility sustainability fee to be used to enhance capitated rates for the purpose of paying quality incentives. Specifies that the nursing facility sustainability fee lim...
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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on WAM/CPN will hold a public decision making on 03-04-21 9:35AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB809IntroAppropriates funds for public school positions and the Hawaii teacher standards board. (SD1)
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2021-03-02
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, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB717IntroRequires the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to digitize its applicant, beneficiary, and lessee records and create a usable digital database no later than 7/1/2022.
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2021-03-02
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, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB578IntroProhibits commercial shark tour operations from operating without a permit. Requires the department of land and natural resources to adopt rules to regulate commercial shark tours. Effective 1/1/2022. (SD1)
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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on CPN/WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-04-21 9:30AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB762IntroRequires the department of accounting and general services to develop and implement an enhanced security plan for the state capitol and surrounding grounds. Amends provisions regarding the internal governance of the state capitol management committee...
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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-04-21 1:40PM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB694IntroCodifies sustainable development goals based on the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals and indicators.
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2021-03-02
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, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB804IntroAuthorizes the Hawaii Public Housing Authority and Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to provide rental housing projects for teachers employed by the Department of Education and public charter schools. Appropriates funds for the Hawai...
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2021-03-02
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, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB905IntroRequires the state council on mental health to include an unspecified number of members with demonstrated knowledge of or work experience involving native Hawaiian health practices.
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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Keohokalole, Acasio, Gabbard, Kim, Lee, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB1015IntroExpands Comptroller's duties to include the assessment of office space, including initiating, canceling, and renegotiating current and new leases, office space allocation, and telework infrastructure requirements for agencies and employees occupying ...
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2021-03-02
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, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Taniguchi ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
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