Hawaii Representative Kyle Yamashita [D]

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HIHB1383PassProvides for the expungement of criminal records pertaining solely to the possession of three grams or less of marijuana. Decriminalizes the possession of three grams or less of marijuana and establishes that the possession is a violation punishable ...
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2019-07-12
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 273, 07/10/2019, (Gov. Msg. No. 1393).
HIHB34PassAmends the "public work" definition under Chapter 104, HRS, wages and hours of employees on public works law, to include projects for which funds or resources used are to any extent derived from State or county public revenues, or from the sale of se...
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2019-07-09
Act 191, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1293).
HIHB531PassRequires the Office of Enterprise Technology Services Chief Information Officer to update the state information technology strategic plan every four years, with the first update to be completed in advance of the 2021 regular session. (SD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 238, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1340).
HIHB629VetoCreates a medical release program within the Department of Public Safety for certain ill, disabled, or impaired inmates who pose a low risk to public safety. Takes effect on 3/1/2020. (SD2)
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2019-07-09
Vetoed on 07-09-19 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1374).
HIHB437PassAuthorizes crime victim compensation for mental health services for survivors in cases involving a death and for children who witness domestic violence. (SD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 237, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1339).
HIHB702VetoProhibits the sale or offering for sale of location data collected using satellite navigation technology without the explicit consent of the individual who is the primary user of the satellite navigation technology-equipped device. (SD2)
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2019-07-09
Vetoed on 07-09-19 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1376).
HIHB1276VetoEstablishes a working group to consider and develop best practices for collaborative planning by teachers and expanded learning time for students in public schools. (HB1276 CD1)
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2019-07-09
Vetoed on 07-09-19 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1380).
HIHB483PassEffective 1/1/2020, incorporates federal law regarding social groups and youth services organizations, same-sex living facilities, and sex-restricted scholarships and other forms of financial assistance into Act 110, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018. Exte...
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2019-07-05
Act 177, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1279).
HIHB710PassAdds reproductive health decisions to the list of categories that are protected against discriminatory employment practices. (HB710 CD1)
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2019-07-05
Act 178, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1280).
HIHB398PassAmends the composition of the Board of Regents of the University of Hawaii and reduces the number of board members from 15 members to 11 members. Specifies terms of holdover board members. (HB398 CD1)
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2019-07-03
Act 172, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1274).
HIHB1449PassExtends the nursing facility sustainability program to 2021. Allows the nursing facility sustainability fee to be used to enhance capitated rates for the purpose of paying quality incentives. Increases the nursing facility sustainability fee limit fr...
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2019-07-03
Act 163, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1265).
HIHB1455PassAppropriates funds for the University of Hawaii Maui College's International Office. (HB1455 CD1)
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2019-07-03
Act 164, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1266).
HIHB711PassAmends the affirmative defense of extreme mental or emotional disturbance to murder or attempted murder by prohibiting explanations based solely on the defendant's discovery, defendant's knowledge, or the disclosure of the victim's gender, gender ide...
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2019-07-01
Act 149, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1251).
HIHB471PassEstablishes quorum requirements for the Policy Advisory Board for Elder Affairs. (HB471 CD1)
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2019-06-28
Act 125, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1227).
HIHB465PassMakes an appropriation to the department of health to provide funding for the kupuna care program. (SD2)
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2019-06-28
Act 123, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1225).
HIHB1453PassAuthorizes the DOH to establish fees for ground transportation to medical facilities and for provision of emergency medical services that do not include transport. Authorizes transportation by ambulance to medical facilities other than hospital emerg...
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2019-06-28
Act 140, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1242).
HIHB468PassAppropriates funds for the healthy aging partnership program to further the program's role in improving the health and well-being of Hawaii's kupuna. (SD2)
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2019-06-28
Act 124, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1226).
HIHB546PassAllows a class 18 small craft producer pub licensee to manufacture not more than 70,000 barrels of malt beverages on the licensee's premises during the license year. Clarifies that a class 14 brewpub licensee or class 18 small craft producer pub lice...
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2019-06-25
Act 115, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1217).
HIHB903PassRequires the Judiciary to establish a financial hardship task force. (HB903 CD1)
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2019-06-25
Act 112, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1214).
HIHB1157PassExempts students in post-secondary education programs from immunization requirements if they attend classes exclusively online or through distance learning, under certain conditions. (HB1157 CD1)
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2019-06-25
Act 101, 06/20/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1203).
HIHB250PassAppropriates funds to implement, expand, and sustain the program. Appropriates funds to license electronic school records. (HB250 CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 054, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1155).
HIHB340PassAppropriates funds to HTDC for the Small Business Innovation Research Program, Manufacturing Assistance Program, and Excelerator Program. (HB340 CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 055, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1156).
HIHB543PassDirects the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to initiate negotiations and exercise its power of eminent domain to acquire the Front Street Apartments affordable housing project on Maui unless the ground lease is renegotiated, or a n...
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2019-06-12
Act 098, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1199).
HIHB624PassPart I: Purpose section. Part II: Establishes the strategic development programs revolving fund and transfers powers, duties, and programs of the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation (HSDC) under Hawaii Technology Development Corporation (HTDC). ...
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2019-06-12
Act 056, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1157).
HIHB888PassAppropriates funds to support the operations of the Maui Health System. (HB888 CD2)
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2019-06-12
Act 058, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1159).
HIHB1259PassAppropriates capital improvement projects for fiscal biennium 20192021.
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2019-06-12
Act 040, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1141).
HIHCR223PassUrging The Department Of Education To Offer Vegetarian Lunch Meals In All Public Schools At Least Once Weekly.
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2019-05-06
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR193PassRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Follow-up Study To Its 2015 Study Of Departmental Engineering Sections That Manage Capital Improvement Projects.
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2019-05-02
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR56PassRequesting The Department Of Education To Establish Training Programs To Empower Parents, Teachers, Students, And Administrators On How To Prevent, Identify, Report, And Mitigate All Forms Of Child Abuse That May Take Place.
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2019-04-30
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR218PassRequesting A Task Force To Review And Report On The Establishment Of Fair And Proportional Fines For Certain Penalties In Hawaii To Ensure A Fair And Meaningful Deterrent To Illegal Behavior For Individuals Across The Economic Spectrum.
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2019-04-30
Resolution adopted in final form.
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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2019-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-19 at 2:00PM in Conference Room 423.
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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2019-04-25
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 868).
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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2019-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-19 2:22PM in conference room 224.
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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2019-04-25
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-26-19 3:20PM in conference room 325.
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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2019-04-25
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-26-19 2:15PM in conference room 225.
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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2019-04-24
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-25-19 3:05PM in conference room 329.
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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2019-04-24
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 958).
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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2019-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 3:15PM in conference room 423.
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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2019-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 10:00AM in conference room 423.
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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2019-04-24
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-19 3:15PM in conference room 325.
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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2019-04-23
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-24-19 2:30PM in conference room 224.
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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2019-04-23
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 953).
HIHCR36PassUrging The Governor's Coordinator On Homelessness And The City And County Of Honolulu To Come Together And Prioritize Their Homelessness Efforts In The Area Surrounding The Hawaii Children's Discovery Center By Convening A Task Force.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR175PassRequesting The Hawaii State Commission On The Status Of Women To Maintain A Database On Sex Trafficking Offenses.
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2019-04-22
Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 940) in amended form (SD 1).
HIHCR137PassRequesting The Department Of Budget And Finance To Inform The President Of The Senate And The Speaker Of The House Of Representatives Within Seven Days Of The Issuance Of Special Purpose Revenue Bonds.
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2019-04-22
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR214PassUrging The United States Department Of The Treasury To Maintain The Original Timeline To Introduce Harriet Tubman And Other Female And Civil Rights Leaders Onto United States Currency By 2020 To Celebrate One Hundred Years Of Women's Suffrage.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR232PassApproving The Selection Of George Ryoichi Ariyoshi To Be Inducted Into The Aloha Order Of Merit.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
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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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 917).
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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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 919).
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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2019-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 909).
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