Hawaii Senator Les Ihara [D]

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HISB157PassAuthorizes the issuance of a civil license to solemnize marriage and allows solemnization by any individual at least eighteen years of age. (CD1)
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2021-07-07
Act 211, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1339).
HISB764PassAdds a permanent commercial driver's license disqualification for a commercial driver's license or commercial learner's permit holder who is convicted of a felony involving severe forms of trafficking in persons, without the possibility of reinstatem...
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2021-07-07
Act 215, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1343).
HISB1270PassReplaces the Director of Human Services with the Administrator of the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Department of Human Services, as an ex officio, voting member on the Workforce Development Council.
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2021-07-07
Act 235, 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1363).
HISB936PassAuthorizes the department of health to disseminate information on seizure first aid. Authorizes employers to disseminate information on seizure first aid provided by the department of health to their employees at the employer's workplace. Sunsets 6/3...
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2021-07-02
Act 150, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1252).
HISB1402PassRequires the department of transportation to create motor vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian highway and pathway networks. Creates annual reporting requirements. (CD1)
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2021-07-01
Act 131, on 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1233).
HISB159PassMakes an application for voter registration part of all state identification card and driver's license applications. Requires qualified applicants to choose to be registered to vote. Requires updating of names and addresses of qualified applicants wh...
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2021-06-29
Act 126, on 06/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1228).
HISB1421PassCreates a dual use technology task force within the department of business, economic development, and tourism to explore how dual use technology can be used to promote economic recovery and diversify the State's economy. Requires the task force to su...
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2021-06-29
Act 121, on 06/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1223).
HISB489PassIncreases 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 1/1/2022. (CD1)
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2021-06-28
Act 100, on 06/25/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1202).
HISB599PassBeginning 7/1/2024, requires massage therapy licensees to complete twelve hours of continuing education within the twoyear period preceding the renewal date, of which two hours shall include first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or other emergenc...
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2021-06-28
Act 102, on 06/25/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1204).
HISB696PassExtends the date on which the temporary commission on the thirteenth festival of pacific arts shall cease to exist to August 31, 2025. Permits less than a quorum of commission members to discuss matters relating to official board business outside a c...
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2021-06-28
Act 103, on 06/25/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1205).
HISB697PassDesignates January of each year as "Kalaupapa Month". (CD1)
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2021-06-21
Act 052, 06/16/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1152).
HISR52PassRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Sunrise Analysis On Licensing And/or Certification Of Community Health Workers.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR55PassUrging The State Of Hawaii Department Of Defense To Continue To Operate The Hawaii National Guard Youth Challenge Academy Hilo Campus.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR54PassRequesting The Department Of Business, Economic Development And Tourism To Establish A Working Group To Develop Funding Sources For Rural Broadband Improvements.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR67PassSupporting And Adopting The Goals Set Forth In The Digital Equity Declaration For Hawaii Adopted By The Broadband Hui.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR76PassRequesting The Convening Of A Retirement Savings Program Task Force To Assess The Feasibility Of Establishing A Hawaii Retirement Savings Program For Private Sector Employees Without Access To Employer-sponsored Retirement Plans.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR123PassUrging The United States Congress, The Federal Aviation Administration, And The Hawaii Department Of Transportation To Take Every Action Necessary To Address Rapidly Increasing Safety Risks And Community Disruption Resulting From Insufficient Regulat...
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR148PassRequesting The University Of Hawaii To Convene A Task Force To Examine And Assess Its Arrangement For Services With The Research Corporation Of The University Of Hawaii.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR150PassRecognizing The Centennial Celebration Of The Hawaiian Homes Commission Act Of 1920, As Amended.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR140PassRequesting The Hawaii Tourism Authority To Develop An Implementation Plan Based On Tourism Hot Spots Identified In County Destination Management Action Plans.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISCR173PassRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Initiate Three Innovative Pilot Projects Of Meaningful Scale To Modernize Transportation Infrastructure In Underserved Communities.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR138PassRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Initiate Three Innovative Pilot Projects Of Meaningful Scale To Modernize Transportation Infrastructure In Underserved Communities.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR183PassRequesting The Legislative Reference Bureau To Conduct A Study To Examine The Use And Effects Of Transaction Medium Equity, Which Includes Electronic Transactions And Cash Transactions, On Consumers And Businesses In The State Of Hawaii.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR214PassRequesting That June 27 Of Each Year Be Recognized As Post-traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day And Designating The Month Of June Of Each Year As Post-traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month In Hawaii.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR179PassUrging The Executive Office On Aging To Form A Working Group And Develop A Plan For Outreach To Kupuna To Remediate A Lack Of Digital Literacy, Broadband Access, And Computer Equipment.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISCR219PassUrging The Broadband Hui To Include A Representative Of The Executive Office On Aging As A Member Of The Hui To Represent The Needs Of Kupuna With Regard To Digital Literacy, Broadband Access, And Computer Equipment.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISCR241PassEstablishing A Sister-state Relationship Between The State Of Hawaii, United States Of America, And The Prefecture Of Yamaguchi, Japan.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR163PassUrging The Department Of Education To Include Civic Online Reasoning And Media Literacy In Its Information Technology Curriculum.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR222PassConvening A Public Racing Facility Working Group To Locate And Establish Public Racing Facilities On Oahu To Improve Safety, Boost Economic Activity, And Provide For Recreation.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISCR263PassConvening A Public Racing Facility Working Group To Identify A Location And Develop A Plan For The Establishment And Operation Of Public Racing Facilities On Oahu To Improve Safety, Boost Economic Activity, And Provide For Recreation.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISB714PassClarifies the right of publicity includes the rights of individuals who died before the enactment of the Hawaii Publicity Rights Act. Effective retroactive to 7/15/2009. (HD3)
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2021-06-10
Act 037, 06/07/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1137).
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Establishes green infrastructure objectives, policies, and priority guidelines for state facility systems, infrastructure, and transit projects in the Hawaii State Planning Act to improve the quality of life for residents and visitors. Adds definitio...
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2021-04-23
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 629).
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Beginning with the 2022-2023 school year, requires the department of education to include the teaching of financial literacy in the personal/transition plan requirement for each student. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD2)
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2021-04-23
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-23-21 at 5:00 PM in CR 309.
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Requires the department of transportation to report on the complete streets policy and principles. Requires the department of transportation to establish standards relating to safe travel along state roadways and a complete streets checklist. Require...
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2021-04-23
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-23-21 at 2:30PM in Conference Room CR 329.
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Establishes an expeditious adjudication system for the processing of fireworks infractions. Increases the fireworks display permit fee and the fine for certain fireworks violations. Clarifies what constitutes a separate violation. Increases the penal...
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2021-04-21
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-23-21 10:00AM; CR 229.
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Allows the executive office of aging to relax the thirty-hour employment requirement for qualified caregivers under the kupuna caregivers program during a governor-declared state of emergency. Allows the kupuna caregivers program to be delivered thro...
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2021-04-21
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-22-21 2:30PM; CR 329.
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Requesting The Auditor To Conduct A Sunrise Analysis On Licensing And/or Certification Of Community Health Workers.
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2021-04-15
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
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Urging The State Of Hawaii Department Of Defense To Continue To Operate The Hawaii National Guard Youth Challenge Academy Hilo Campus.
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2021-04-08
To House Finance Committee
HISCR88Engross

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Supporting And Adopting The Goals Set Forth In The Digital Equity Declaration For Hawaii Adopted By The Broadband Hui.
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2021-04-08
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HISCR183Engross

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Requesting The University Of Hawaii To Convene A Task Force To Examine And Assess Its Arrangement For Services With The Research Corporation Of The University Of Hawaii.
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2021-04-08
To House Finance Committee
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Urging The Department Of Education To Include Civic Online Reasoning And Media Literacy In Its Information Technology Curriculum.
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2021-04-08
To House Finance Committee
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Requesting The Director Of Labor And Industrial Relations To Convene A Task Force On Paid Family Leave.
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2021-04-07
To House Finance Committee
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Ratifying A Proposed Amendment To The Constitution Of The United States Giving The Congress Of The United States Power To Limit, Regulate, And Prohibit The Labor Of Persons Under Eighteen Years Of Age.
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2021-04-07
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
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Recognizing The Centennial Celebration Of The Hawaiian Homes Commission Act Of 1920, As Amended.
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2021-04-07
To House Finance Committee
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Allows selection committees for procurement of professional services to weigh the selection criteria in the order of importance relevant to their agency and project. Beginning 12/31/2022, requires the state procurement office to develop a vendor past...
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2021-04-01
To House Finance Committee
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Requesting The Department Of Business, Economic Development And Tourism To Establish A Working Group To Develop Funding Sources For Rural Broadband Improvements.
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2021-04-01
To House Economic Development Committee
HISCR97Engross

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Requesting The Convening Of A Retirement Savings Program Task Force To Assess The Feasibility Of Establishing A Hawaii Retirement Savings Program For Private Sector Employees Without Access To Employer-sponsored Retirement Plans.
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2021-04-01
To House Labor & Tourism Committee
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Urging The United States Congress, The Federal Aviation Administration, And The Hawaii Department Of Transportation To Take Every Action Necessary To Address Rapidly Increasing Safety Risks And Community Disruption Resulting From Insufficient Regulat...
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2021-04-01
To House Transportation Committee
HISCR175Engross

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Requesting The Hawaii Tourism Authority To Develop An Implementation Plan Based On Tourism Hot Spots Identified In County Destination Management Action Plans.
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2021-04-01
To House Labor & Tourism Committee
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Requesting The Legislative Reference Bureau To Conduct A Study To Examine The Use And Effects Of Transaction Medium Equity, Which Includes Electronic Transactions And Cash Transactions, On Consumers And Businesses In The State Of Hawaii.
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2021-04-01
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
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