Hawaii Representative Kyle Yamashita [D]

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HIHB627Engross

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Authorizes the issuance of special number motor vehicle license plates to commemorate the Polynesian Voyaging Society. Effective 7/1/2065. (HD1)
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2021-12-10
To Senate Transportation Committee
HIHB505Intro

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Establishes minimum number of district precincts per district. Prohibits campaigning or electioneering within two hundred feet of the last person in line to vote or deposit a ballot at a voter service center or place of deposit. Makes housekeeping am...
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2021-12-10
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1257Intro

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Transfers the invasive species council from the department of land and natural resources to the department of agriculture for administrative purposes.
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2021-12-10
To House Water & Land Committee
HIHB738Intro

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Provides that a voter with special needs shall be provided a means of electronic authentication of an electronic transmission of replacement ballot that does not include the voter's handwritten signature or a waiver of secrecy.
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2021-12-10
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHB811Intro

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Allows home-schooled, high school-age students to participate as unattached competitors in individual sports available to the public school that the student would otherwise be required to attend.
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2021-12-10
To House Education Committee
HIHB489Intro

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Requires the thirty-day lapse or termination notices for long-term care policies to be sent by certified mail, priority mail, or commercial delivery service, or other method of delivery requiring proof of delivery.
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2021-12-10
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB261Intro

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Adjusts towing company charges and fees for vehicles left unattended or abandoned. Establishes a clean-up charge and documentation fee.
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2021-12-10
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB414Intro

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Prohibits the sale of coral products in the State and the importing and exporting of coral product.
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2021-12-10
To House Water & Land Committee
HIHB545Intro

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Requires 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. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD1)
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2021-12-10
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1345Intro

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Requires the department of land and natural resources to purchase within its existing budget an Infrared Unit B2-FO for the Maui branch of the division of forestry and wildlife for game management and collecting and tracking accurate herd counts.
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2021-12-10
To House Water & Land Committee
HIHB487Intro

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Authorizes advanced practice registered nurses, in addition to physicians, to practice medical aid in dying in accordance with their scope of practice and prescribing authority. Authorizes psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners, in addition to...
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2021-12-10
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHB1380Intro

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Authorizes the governor to ensure the continued operation of medical facilities during times of health or pandemic emergencies. Authorizes hospitals to suspend elective surgeries in order to address bed capacity during the period of emergency.
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2021-12-10
To House Pandemic & Disaster Preparedness Committee
HIHB96Engross

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Increases the maximum area for each agricultural shade cloth structure, cold frame, and greenhouse that could qualify the structure for an exemption from building permit and building code requirements. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD1)
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2021-12-10
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HIHB101Intro

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Clarifies that persons that enter private property for recreational purposes have no cause of action, unless exempted under law. Requires a court to award attorneys' fees and costs to landowners if plaintiffs bring unreasonable claims. States that, a...
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2021-12-10
To House Water & Land Committee
HIHB1286Engross

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Exempts any person from the post-arrival mandatory selfquarantine if the person receives a negative test result prior to arrival. Allows the governor to establish statewide conditions for exemption. Requires certain COVID-19 tests for travelers who d...
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2021-12-10
To Senate Energy, Economic Development, and Tourism Committee
HIHB527Intro

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Prohibits certain solar energy facilities on lands with soil classified by the land study bureau's detailed land classification as overall (master) productivity rating class B.
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2021-12-10
To House Water & Land Committee
HIHB571Engross

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Establishes the felony offense of importation, sale, or possession of a childlike sex doll. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD2)
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2021-12-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB838Intro

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Clarifies 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. (HD1)
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2021-12-10
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1312Intro

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Requires the University of Hawaii to include in certain employment agreements that address intellectual property rights a condition requiring the employees to make a good faith effort to sell or license intellectual property to a farmer or agricultur...
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2021-12-10
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB503Intro

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Allows boards to use interactive conference technology to remotely conduct public meetings under the sunshine law in conjunction with in-person meetings, even when no emergency has been declared by government authorities. Authorizes boards to exclude...
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2021-12-10
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1147Engross

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Appropriates funds for capital improvement projects for fiscal biennium 20212023.
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2021-12-10
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1130Engross

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Requires the Office of Planning to hire a contractor to, among other things, identify and assess alternative financing, project delivery, and cost recovery mechanisms to recapture the State's upfront investment in transit-oriented development infrast...
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2021-12-10
Carried over to 2022 Regular Session.
HIHB1145Intro

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Requires that new income tax credits include a 5-year sunset or a gradual reduction.
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2021-12-10
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB483Intro

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Increases the amount of the rental motor vehicle surcharge tax from $5 to $8 for any county with a resident population of more than 125,000, but less than 195,000. Sets aside the revenue from the increased surcharge tax for capacity projects in that ...
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2021-12-10
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB504Intro

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Authorizes the counties to adopt an ordinance regulating the operation of hosting platforms that provide booking services for transient accommodation operators.
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2021-12-10
To House Labor & Tourism Committee
HIHB1361Intro

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Establishes a working group to determine if a full-time state fire marshal's office would be more effective than the existing state fire council in planning, executing, and promoting fire safety-related programs and topics in the State. Requires the ...
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2021-12-10
To House Labor & Tourism Committee
HIHB97Intro

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Permits charitable organizations to hold online fundraising events, including online raffles. Excludes online fundraising by charitable organizations from the definition of "gambling" in the Hawaii penal code.
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2021-12-10
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB604Intro

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Requires the Department of Transportation to implement a vision zero program in Hawaii by 7/1/2022. Establishes a goal of no traffic fatalities or serious injuries by 2030.
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2021-12-10
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB81Intro

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Exempts lands set aside by the governor to HHFDC for the primary purpose of developing affordable housing from classification as public land subject to DLNR management. Provides that lands set aside to HHFDC and no longer needed for housing, finance,...
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2021-12-10
To House Housing Committee
HIHB486Engross

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Specifies that a government agency does not assume ownership or jurisdiction over a disputed road through any maintenance or repair activities. Authorizes the State to transfer ownership of roads in favor of counties by quitclaim if requested by the ...
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2021-12-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB112Intro

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Establishes the time of transfer wastewater system inspection program in the Department of Health to oversee the inspection and repair of any individual wastewater system at the time of sale or transfer of residential real property attached to the wa...
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2021-12-10
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB602Intro

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Amends the procedure of transferring the title or ownership interest in a vehicle. Requires the transferor, or transferor's representative with the appropriate documentation, and transferee to be appear in person before the clerk of the respective co...
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2021-12-10
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB314Intro

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Requires that providers of health or human services that receive state funds file annual financial reports and that the reports be disclosed to the department of taxation. Exempts certain contracts with existing reporting requirements. Effective 7/1/...
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2021-12-10
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB570Engross

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Expands the time period by which a civil action for childhood sexual abuse may be initiated. Extends the period during which a victim of childhood sexual abuse may bring an otherwise time-barred action against the victim's abuser or a legal entity ha...
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2021-12-10
Carried over to 2022 Regular Session.
HIHB686Engross

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Amends the offense of burglary in the second degree to include intentionally entering or remaining unlawfully on a critical electrical infrastructure. (HD2)
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2021-12-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB100Intro

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Beginning 7/1/2022, establishes an air cargo pest inspection, quarantine, and eradication fee, to be assessed on each air carrier delivering air cargo into the State. Establishes the air cargo pest inspection, quarantine, and eradication fund, to be ...
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2021-12-10
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1324Engross

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Establishes a commercial rent relief grant program to be administered by the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism. Requires that the commercial rent relief grants be given priority for moneys received through federal funding. App...
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2021-12-10
Carried over to 2022 Regular Session.
HIHB413Intro

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Proposes an amendment to article V, section 2, of the Hawaii State Constitution to require that each gubernatorial nominee appoint a person from the same political party as a running mate for lieutenant governor in the general election.
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2021-12-10
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB569Intro

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Expands the victim-counselor privilege under Rule 505.5 of the Hawaii Rules of Evidence to include victims of dating violence, stalking, and sexual harassment and confidential advocates employed by the University of Hawaii. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD2)
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2021-12-10
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1223Intro

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Requires the state board for career and technical education to oversee and review annually statewide data collection processes and reporting requirements related to the student attainment of industry-recognized credentials. Requires certain agencies ...
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2021-12-10
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB568Intro

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Authorizes a prosecution for sex trafficking to be commenced at any time. Includes coercion as a means of committing the offense of sex trafficking. Makes the solicitation of a minor for sex a strict liability offense of sex trafficking. Repeals the ...
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2021-12-10
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB844Intro

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Requires past performance be considered in future bid selection of contractors for sole source contracts and any competitive sealed bid or proposal contracts that exceed the small purchase threshold. Requires procurement officers to consider specific...
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2021-12-10
To House Government Reform Committee
HIHB612Intro

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Requires the superintendent of education, or the superintendent's designee, to serve as the summer learning coordinator and coordinate all summer programs for children. Requires the summer learning coordinator to work with the department of human ser...
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2021-12-10
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1314Intro

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Authorizes each county to levy a county surcharge on transient accommodations tax if the county satisfies certain real property tax requirements and requires those counties to remit certain real property tax revenues to the State to offset the reduct...
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2021-12-10
To House Finance Committee
HIHB816Intro

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Requires a contract for the purchase of local produce having a value of more than $250 to be for a term of at least 5 years.
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2021-12-10
Carried over to 2022 Regular Session.
HIHB1379Intro

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Clarifies implied consent law to make an exception for giving a breath, blood, or urine test pursuant to a search warrant or any other basis permissible under the Constitution of the State of Hawaii and state law.
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2021-12-10
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1148Intro

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Authorizes the board of land and natural resources to adopt, amend, and repeal administrative fee schedules without regard to chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Establishes a process for the board to adopt, amend, and repeal administrative fee sche...
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2021-12-10
To House Finance Committee
HIHB775Engross

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Renames Kahului Airport Access Road on Maui as the Mayor Elmer F. Cravalho Way. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2021-12-10
Carried over to 2022 Regular Session.
HIHB1377Enroll

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Creates an electronic citation program under the judiciary and establishes a temporary electronic citation surcharge. Effective 1/1/2022. (CD1)
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2021-12-10
Carried over to 2022 Regular Session.
HIHB488Intro

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Specifies that plans of correction and the status of corrective actions for care facilities shall be added to reports by the department of health within five working days. Clarifies, for reporting purposes, that the conclusion of an inspection occurs...
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2021-12-10
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
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