Hawaii Representative Kyle Yamashita [D]

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HIHB2725PassAppropriates funds for supplemental capital improvement projects for fiscal biennium 20192021.
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2020-07-14
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 006, 07/07/2020, (Gov. Msg. No. 1107).
HIHB1929EnrollExtends the deadline for the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to renegotiate an existing, or issue a new, ground lease for the Front Street Apartments affordable housing project before the corporation's requirement to initiate conde...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2060EnrollProvides that family courts may withhold from public inspection any record of a denied temporary restraining order or denied protective order; provided that these records shall remain accessible to law enforcement without a court order. (SD1)
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2054EnrollProhibits an employer from requiring an employee to enter into a nondisclosure agreement pertaining to sexual harassment or sexual assault. Prohibits an employer from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing sexual harassment or s...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2148EnrollExtends Hawaii family leave to include care for employees' grandchildren. Defines "sibling". Takes effect on 7/1/2020. (SD1)
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2183EnrollIncreases the Hula Mae Multifamily Revenue Bond authorization ceiling amount to continue financing affordable rental housing statewide. (SD2)
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2543EnrollRequires parents or guardians of public school and charter school kindergarten students to disclose information on the student's prior child care program or prekindergarten attendance, if any, for the purpose of determining areas having the highest n...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2750EnrollProhibits the imposition of restrictions on a person's ability to obtain or renew a driver's license or to register, renew the registration of, or transfer or receive title to a motor vehicle, as a consequence of unpaid monetary obligations under cer...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1651EngrossCodifies certain certification, renewal, and violation processes of vehicle inspectors who conduct vehicle safety inspections under the DOT. Repeals section 286-85, HRS, which requires reconstructed vehicles to obtain a special inspection and certifi...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB1928EngrossEstablishes the Pulehunui Community Development Authority on the island of Maui as an autonomous community development authority under the Hawaii Community Development Authority for the purposes of developing the Pulehunui community development distr...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2061EngrossRequires the AG and DHS to convene a study group to examine the impacts, costs, and impediments of allowing child support payments to pass through to TANF recipients and submit a report to the legislature prior to the 2022 Regular Session. (SD2)
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2035EngrossRequires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to transfer to the Department of Agriculture certain non-agricultural park lands by a specified date. Requires lessees, permittees, and other occupants to develop and implement a watershed partner...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2420EngrossClarifies 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. (SD2)
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2457EngrossBans the sale of flavored tobacco products. Prohibits mislabeling of e-liquid products containing nicotine. Establishes fines and penalties for violations. Authorizes a court to impose, as a penalty on a person eighteen to twenty-one years of age who...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2527EngrossSpecifies that certain provisions of the Internal Revenue Code related to at-risk rules and deductions and passive activity loss do not apply to the state low-income housing tax credit allocations after 12/31/2019. Extends the time period in which to...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2573EngrossIncludes coercion as a means of committing the offense of sex trafficking. Removes the criminal statute of limitations for sex trafficking. Specifies that sex trafficking of a minor is a strict liability offense. Repeals the offense of solicitation o...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2565EngrossEstablishes the Pesticide Disposal Collection Program within the Department of Agriculture to provide a one-time, affordable, and environmentally accessible means for the disposal of restricted and nonrestricted use pesticides from a bona fide agricu...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2738EngrossProhibits foreign nationals and foreign corporations from making independent expenditures. Requires every corporation that contributes or expends funds in a state election to file a statement of certification regarding its limited foreign influence. ...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2709EngrossRequires a personal representative of a decedent appointed under the Uniform Probate Code to notify the police department of the appropriate county of any and all firearms in an estate. Requires the police department to certify that all registered fi...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB1529EngrossAllows student journalists at public schools to exercise freedom of speech and freedom of the press in school-sponsored media. Takes effect on 7/1/2055. (SD1)
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2020-06-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1880EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for the operations of the Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission and for 2 full-time equivalent positions to support the Commission. Appropriates funds to the Kahoolawe island reserve co...
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2020-06-26
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1901EngrossIncludes any count department of the prosecuting attorney in the definition of "law enforcement officer". Requires the law enforcement standards board to review and recommend policies regarding the use of force and receive and investigate complaints ...
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2020-06-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2036EngrossEstablishes a pilot project to plan and design an expansion of the Hawaii Coral Restoration Nursery, including improvements to the sea urchin hatchery. Requires a report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-06-26
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2211EngrossProvides that a single commercial marine vessel license satisfies the licensure requirement for all persons aboard the licensed vessel. Requires any person who provides fishing charter services to obtain a commercial marine license. Effective 7/1/205...
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2020-06-26
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2475EngrossAuthorizes the Public Utilities Commission to address any situation where the condition of a regulated water carrier of cargo may result in the disruption, reduction, or cessation of essential services. Amends the bases upon which the Public Utilitie...
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2020-06-26
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2591EngrossAppropriates funds to provide DLNR with necessary resources associated with the marine 30x30 initiative, including funds for team and staff travel, strategic communication and outreach, professional facilitation, and management plan development. Effe...
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2020-06-26
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1874EngrossLowers the age at which enhanced penalties apply for crimes against seniors from sixty-two years of age to an unspecified age. Makes commission of certain criminal offenses against a senior's person or property applicable regardless of the perpetrato...
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2020-06-25
The committee on JDC deferred the measure.
HIHB2699EngrossEstablishes clean ground transportation goals for state agencies on a staggered basis until achieving a 100 per cent light-duty motor vehicle clean fleet by 12/31/2035. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-25
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1994EngrossEstablishes, and appropriates funds for, a network improvement community task force to develop a K-12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics teacher education degree for the University of Hawaii. Appropriates funds for the office of intern...
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2020-06-23
The committee on HRE deferred the measure.
HIHB2208EngrossAppropriates funds to DHHL for the acquisition of land to be developed by DHHL for affordable housing units.
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2020-06-23
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB626EngrossRequires vacancies in the office of United States Representative to be filled by special election that is conducted using ranked choice voting. (SD2)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB1593EngrossRequires the department of education, in consultation with the office of enterprise technology services, to develop and procure a uniform financial database, with parameters, benefits, and features that are compatible to the software system being imp...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB889EngrossEstablishes the publicprivate partnership working group and requires an annual report to be submitted to the legislature. Adds public-private partnership project delivery methods and related conditions and requirements to the Hawaii Public Procuremen...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB615EngrossRequires the Board of Education to invite the exclusive representative for Bargaining Unit (5) (teachers and other personnel of the Department of Education) to appoint a nonvoting public school teacher representative to the Board. Effective 7/1/2050....
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB1193EngrossAmends the income tax credit for expenses for household and dependent care services necessary for gainful employment by changing the taxpayer's applicable percentage of employment-related expenses that constitutes the tax credit and cap amount. Effec...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB469EngrossRequires health insurance policies and contracts issued after 12/31/19 to provide coverage for the cost of hearing aids at a minimum of $1,500 per hearing aid for each hearing-impaired ear every thirty-six months in their base plans. Exempts mandator...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB467EngrossChanges the kupuna caregivers program allocation cap from $70 per day to $350 per week. Appropriates funds for the continued implementation of the kupuna caregivers program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB713EngrossEstablishes a three-year Homeless Employment Grant Program that provides homeless individuals with work opportunities and connects them with service providers. Requires the Department of Human Services to submit a report to the Legislature prior to t...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB318EngrossRequires the Department of Education to convene a Staggered School Start Times Task Force to study and evaluate the issues and implications of instituting a staggered school start times program, including effects on school bus schedules. Requires a r...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB618EngrossEstablishes the repair and maintenance special fund for the repair and maintenance of state department facilities. Prohibits fund moneys from funding employee salaries and costs or from being considered as part of the employer's ability to pay those ...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB533EngrossEstablishes the Hawaii Broadband Office within HTDC. Establishes the position of State Broadband Strategy Officer. Renames the Broadband Assistance Advisory Council as the Broadband Advisory Council and amends its purpose and membership. Requires the...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB1343EngrossProvides grandparents with 1 week of family leave to care for a grandchild with a serious health condition. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB532EngrossEstablishes a Chief Data Officer and Data Task Force in the Office of Enterprise Technology Services to develop, implement, and manage statewide data set policies, procedures, and standards. Appropriates moneys. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB402EngrossRequires that all grants and contracts awarded by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs shall be subject to be individually approved by the board of trustees. Reduces the University of Hawaii's portion of receipts from the use, sale, lease, or other disposi...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB486EngrossPermits persons convicted of certain prostitution offenses to file a motion to vacate the conviction if the defendant is not convicted of another offense under the Penal Code within three years of the prostitution offense. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB613EngrossEstablishes the state youthBuild Program to assist non-profit and public entities in applying and qualifying for federal YouthBuild Program grants. Authorizes the department of labor and industrial relations to award grants eligible non-profit or pub...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB1996EngrossRequires the BOE to include evaluation of the most current strategic plan indicators as a component of the superintendent of education's annual performance evaluation. Requires improvements in at least one-half of those indicators for any salary incr...
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2020-06-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2215EngrossEstablishes a workforce development coordinator position within the department of education. Specifies the duties of the coordinator and P-20 agriculture education working group. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2753EngrossEstablishes the state YouthBuild Program to assist non-profit and public entities in applying and qualifying for federal YouthBuild Program grants. Authorizes DLIR to award grants to eligible non-profit or public entities to meet the matching funds r...
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2020-05-18
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2181EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture to establish a foreign agriculture small equipment pilot program. Requires a report to the Legislature. Effective 7/1/2020. (SD1)
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2020-05-13
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
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