Hawaii Representative Kyle Yamashita [D]

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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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2021-02-18
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHB612IntroRequires 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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2021-02-18
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR11IntroRequesting 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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2021-02-18
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHB1148IntroAuthorizes 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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2021-02-18
To House Finance Committee
HIHB497IntroProhibits the counties from requiring, as part of a county zoning ordinance or county rule, a developer with more than one residential unit to obtain the approval of any state agency unless that approval is expressly required by law. Effective 1/1/20...
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2021-02-17
To House Finance Committee
HIHB775IntroRenames Kahului Airport Access Road on Maui as the Mayor Elmer F. Cravalho Way.
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2021-02-17
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB97IntroPermits 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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2021-02-16
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB414IntroProhibits the sale of coral products in the State and the importing and exporting of coral product.
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2021-02-16
To House Water & Land Committee
HIHB314IntroRequires 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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2021-02-16
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB686IntroEstablishes the offense of criminal trespass on critical electrical infrastructure and makes it a class C felony. (HD1)
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2021-02-16
The committees on JHA recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Nakashima, Matayoshi, Ichiyama, Lowen, McKelvey, Nakamura, Todd, Ward; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) LoPresti; 1 Noes: Representative(s) D. Kobayashi; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Takumi, Tokioka.
HIHB1277IntroEstablishes an office of the housing advocate within the office of the governor.
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2021-02-16
To House Housing Committee
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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2021-02-12
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
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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2021-02-12
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1208IntroProposes 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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2021-02-12
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1209IntroBy 1/1/2026, requires the department of taxation to suspend and refund 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 amen...
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2021-02-12
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1223IntroRequires 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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2021-02-11
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1312IntroRequires 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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2021-02-11
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB567IntroRequires the legislative reference bureau to conduct a study on telework and the use of alternative work schedules for state employees. Requires state departments and agencies to cooperate with the legislative reference bureau. Requires the legislati...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB844IntroRequires 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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2021-02-10
To House Government Reform Committee
HIHB816IntroRequires 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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2021-02-10
The committee(s) on GVR recommend(s) that the measure be deferred.
HIHB1257IntroTransfers the invasive species council from the department of land and natural resources to the department of agriculture for administrative purposes.
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2021-02-09
To House Water & Land Committee
HIHB481IntroProvides that informational meetings and presentations on matters relating to official board business that are attended by a limited number of board members must be open to the public. Exempts members of a county council from the limitation on the nu...
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2021-02-08
To House Finance Committee
HIHB261IntroAdjusts towing company charges and fees for vehicles left unattended or abandoned. Establishes a clean-up charge and documentation fee.
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2021-02-05
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
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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2021-02-05
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
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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2021-02-05
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB1206IntroInitiates reporting requirements and safeguards to prevent anti-competitive practices in the meat processing industry.
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2021-02-05
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB784IntroClarifies that when trespass involves public land, all law enforcement officers shall enforce trespass laws, without regard to whether the land is owned by the State or by a county.
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2021-02-04
The committees on JHA recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Nakashima, Matayoshi, Ichiyama, D. Kobayashi, LoPresti, Lowen, McKelvey, Nakamura, Takumi, Todd, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Tokioka.
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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2021-02-03
To House Transportation Committee
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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2021-02-03
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHB101IntroClarifies 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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2021-02-02
To House Water & Land Committee
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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2021-02-02
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
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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2021-02-02
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1145IntroRequires that new income tax credits include a 5-year sunset or a gradual reduction.
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2021-02-01
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1379IntroClarifies 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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2021-02-01
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1361IntroEstablishes 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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2021-02-01
To House Labor & Tourism Committee
HIHB1380IntroAuthorizes 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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2021-02-01
To House Pandemic & Disaster Preparedness Committee
HIHB1313IntroChanges the assessment of the state fuel tax from a specified cents per gallon to the greater of a specified cents per gallon or a specified percentage of the wholesale price per gallon to the retailer, subject to a minimum monetary amount of tax bas...
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2021-02-01
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB1365IntroRequires persons applying for a commercial marine license to appear in person before DLNR. Prohibits DLNR from issuing or renewing a commercial marine license to an alien crew member who has not been granted permission to land temporarily by federal ...
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2021-02-01
To House Water & Land Committee
HIHB1345IntroRequires 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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2021-02-01
To House Water & Land Committee
HIHB828IntroIncreases the Board of Agriculture Chairperson's authority to approve agricultural loans and aquacultural loans not to exceed $50,000 of state funds, rather than $25,000.
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2021-01-29
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB837IntroRequires the use of the public utilities commission's universal service fund to provide free telecommunications access to information for individuals with print disabilities.
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2021-01-29
To House Higher Education & Technology Committee
HIHB811IntroAllows 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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2021-01-29
To House Education Committee
HIHB81IntroExempts 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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2021-01-27
To House Housing Committee
HIHB34IntroChanges the renewal period for driver licenses from every two years to every four years for persons 72 years of age or older.
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2021-01-27
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB112IntroEstablishes 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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2021-01-27
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB114IntroRemoves the limitation on specific types of wastewater systems to which cesspools must be upgraded or converted, and instead requires a cesspool to be upgraded or converted to a wastewater system approved by the department of health, prior to 1/1/205...
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2021-01-27
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
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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2021-01-27
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
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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2021-01-27
To House Agriculture Committee
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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2021-01-27
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
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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2021-01-27
To House Water & Land Committee
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