Hawaii Representative Kyle Yamashita [D]

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HIHB1130N/ARequires 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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2021-01-26
Pending introduction.
HIHB1208N/AProposes an amendment to the Hawaii State Constitution to repeal the exclusive power of the counties as to the functions, powers, and duties relating to the taxation of real property and authorize the State to also exercise those functions, powers, a...
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2021-01-26
Pending introduction.
HIHB1145N/ARequires that new income tax credits include a 5-year sunset or a gradual reduction.
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2021-01-26
Pending introduction.
HIHB1194N/AProhibits drivers from operating vehicles with more than four wheels and high-passenger cars in the left lane, or close to the left-hand curb or left-hand edge, of a state or county roadway. Exempts drivers operating public transportation vehicles in...
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2021-01-26
Pending introduction.
HIHB1144N/AExempts from general excise tax law amounts received from the interisland transportation and related loading and unloading of livestock. Requires the public utilities commission to authorize preferential water carrier service rates by tariff for rate...
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2021-01-26
Pending introduction.
HIHB1148N/AAuthorizes 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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2021-01-26
Pending introduction.
HIHB1209N/ABy 1/1/2026, requires the department of taxation to suspend and refunds certain income tax amounts received or withheld upon the enactment of a state law specifying real property tax amounts. Takes effect upon the ratification of a constitutional ame...
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2021-01-26
Pending introduction.
HIHB1206N/AInitiates reporting requirements and safeguards to prevent anti-competitive practices in the meat processing industry.
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2021-01-26
Pending introduction.
HIHB1223N/ARequires 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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2021-01-26
Pending introduction.
HIHB1147N/AAppropriates funds for capital improvement projects for fiscal biennium 20212023.
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2021-01-26
Pending introduction.
HIHB1118N/AAmends the definition of noncandidate committee and the contents required in noncandidate committee reports filed with the campaign spending commission.
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2021-01-26
Pending introduction.
HIHB1146N/AExtends the period in which a county may adopt a surcharge on state tax, under certain conditions, from 3/31/2019 to 12/31/2021. Authorizes the use of county surcharge revenues for affordable and workforce housing infrastructure.
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2021-01-26
Pending introduction.
HIHB486IntroSpecifies that a government agency does not assume ownership or jurisdiction over a disputed road solely through maintenance or repair activities. Authorizes the State to transfer ownership of roads in favor of counties by quitclaim if requested by t...
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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB413IntroProposes 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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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB485IntroIncreases the amount of the rental motor vehicle surcharge tax from $5 to $8. Effective 1/1/2023.
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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB446IntroEstablishes a new offense of theft of a catalytic converter. Requires vehicle registration records to be kept for businesses engaged in the selling or negotiating the purchase of used motor vehicle parts or accessories. Specifies that these businesse...
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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB481IntroExempts members of a county council from the limitation on the number of members that may attend an informational meeting or presentation on matters relating to official county council business for purposes of permitted interactions. Clarifies that s...
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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB414IntroProhibits the sale of coral products in the State and the importing and exporting of coral product.
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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB484IntroRequires the Department of Agriculture to collaborate with agricultural growers and researchers to develop and implement a program to safely distribute disease- and insect-free tropical plant materials to Hawaii farmers. Appropriates funds.
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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB483IntroIncreases 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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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB314IntroRequires that providers of services for the department of health or department of human services report any rule or law violations they observe. Requires that providers of health or human services file annual financial reports and that the reports be...
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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB482IntroAuthorizes medical cannabis dispensaries to distribute cannabis propagules and cuttings to individuals authorized to cultivate cannabis plants for medical use, subject to quantity limits and quality requirements.
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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB487IntroAuthorizes 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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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB490IntroLowers the age at which enhanced penalties apply for crimes against seniors from sixty-two years of age to sixty years of age. Makes commission of certain criminal offenses against a senior's person or property applicable if the perpetrator knows or ...
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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB686IntroEstablishes the offense of criminal trespass on critical electrical infrastructure and makes it a class C felony.
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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB549IntroTransfers the oversight and regulation of measurement standards in the State from the department of agriculture to the department of commerce and consumer affairs.
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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB488IntroSpecifies 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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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB569IntroExpands the victim-counselor privilege under Rule 505.5 of the Hawaii Rules of Evidence to include confidential advocates employed by the university of Hawaii.
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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB564IntroIncreases 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 tom...
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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB567IntroRequires each department to establish a telework and alternative work schedule policy. Establishes a minimum percentage of eligible employees who are required to telework or use an alternative work schedule policy. Where feasible, requires department...
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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB497IntroProhibits the counties from requiring, as part of a county zoning ordinance or county rule, a developer with more than one residential unit obtain the approval of any state agency unless that approval is expressly required by law.
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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB527IntroProhibits 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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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB565IntroGrants 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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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB489IntroRequires 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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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB503IntroAllows 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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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB499IntroAuthorizes the Board of Land and Natural Resources to extend certain leases of public lands for commercial, industrial, resort, or government use upon approval of a proposed development agreement to make substantial improvements to the existing impro...
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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB554IntroBeginning 07/01/2022, requires sellers to disclose whether the real property lies within the sea level rise exposure area designated by the Hawaii climate change mitigation and adaptation commission or its successor.
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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB545IntroRequires 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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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB570IntroExpands the time period by which a civil action for childhood sexual abuse must 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 an entity having...
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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHCR12IntroConvening A Task Force To Address Implementation Of Hawaii's State Law Corollary To Title Ix In Light Of Recent Changes To Federal Title Ix Regulations.
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2021-01-25
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HIHB601IntroAmends the statewide traffic code to allow for the chairperson of the BLNR and county chiefs of police to designate state or county employees or contractors to issue citations for traffic violations.
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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHR13IntroConvening A Task Force To Address Implementation Of Hawaii's State Law Corollary To Title Ix In Light Of Recent Changes To Federal Title Ix Regulations.
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2021-01-25
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HIHB491IntroAllows 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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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB505IntroEstablishes 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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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB543IntroExcludes from any waiting list maintained by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands any lessee or successor who sells or transfers their lease on a tract of Hawaiian home lands.
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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB681IntroEstablishes linked investments to provide loan funds for agriculture and authorizes the State to invest in linked investments. Appropriates funds to the department of budget and finance to hire one position to administer the linked investment program...
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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB563IntroProhibits a sex offender from residing within two thousand feet of the sex offender's former victim or the victim's immediate family members. Requires the covered offender to receive approval from the Attorney General prior to a change in address.
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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB568IntroAuthorizes 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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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHR12IntroRequesting The Hawaii State Commission On The Status Of Women To Convene A Task Force To Study Missing And Murdered Native Hawaiian Women And Girls.
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2021-01-25
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HIHB612IntroRequires the superintendent to serve as the summer learning coordinator and coordinate all summer programs for children. Requires the summer learning coordinator to leverage certain federal funds for school-based summer programs.
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2021-01-25
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
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