Hawaii Senator Les Ihara [D]

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HISB2032Enroll

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Establishes the Hawaii Genetic Information Privacy Act. Requires direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to adhere to certain requirements pertaining to the collection, use, and disclosure of genetic data. Establishes fines for violations. Allow...
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HISB2076VetoRequires University of Hawaii and the Hawaii Broadband and Digital Equity Office (Office) to convene a working group to determine the appropriate governance structure to operate, maintain, and oversee broadband assets. Appropriates funds for three fu...
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2022-06-27
Vetoed on 06-29-22 (Gov. Msg. No. 1331), line-item appropriations veto.
HISB2290PassBeginning 7/1/2022, bans the manufacture of a personal care product, except a non-prescription drug, that contains plastic microbeads. Beginning 7/1/2023, bans the sale or offer for sale of a personal care product, except a non-prescription drug, tha...
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2022-06-27
Act 156, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1257).
HISB2621PassAppropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture to establish bovine tuberculosis control operations on Molokai, including staff, land, and equipment. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 135, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1236).
HISB2624PassRequires the Department of Health to implement a telehealth pilot project and publish an evaluation report on the telehealth pilot project outcomes. Requires the Department to implement and administer a rural health care pilot project to provide phys...
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2022-06-27
Act 158, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1259).
HISB2898PassEstablishes the Transit-Oriented Development Infrastructure Improvement District under the Hawaii Community Development Authority. Requires the Transit-Oriented Development Infrastructure Improvement District Board to develop a program to identify ne...
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2022-06-27
Act 184, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1285).
HISB2822PassAuthorizes the Department of Education to offer optional asthma education instruction to students and provide asthma training to teachers and other department employees who interact with students. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 147, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1248).
HISB2857PassEstablishes within the Department of Human Services, a five-year Child Wellness Incentive Pilot Program that pays $50 to each state medicaid benefit recipient for each completed well-child examination of that recipient parent's child. Requires the De...
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2022-06-27
Act 127, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1228).
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Requires that any electronic audio or video recording of a board meeting be maintained as a public record, regardless of whether the written minutes of the board meeting have been posted. Amends the information that must be included as part of the wr...
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
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Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources' Division of Forestry and Wildlife to adopt rules and issue funds to licensed hunters at a per unit rate for feral axis deer herd management. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HISB3298PassEstablishes a working group consisting of the Chairperson of the Board of Land and Natural Resources, Director of Public Safety, and hunters and recreational shooters to determine potential locations and requirements for a shooting facility in the Co...
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2022-06-27
Act 214, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1315).
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Requires the Director of Transportation to adopt rules to require tour aircraft operations to report details of each flight taken by the tour aircraft operation on a monthly basis. Establishes the Air Noise and Safety Task Force. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HISB3284PassEstablishes a technology services consolidation working group to develop a plan for the phased consolidation of all state executive branch information technology services and staff, where determined practicable by the working group, within five years...
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2022-06-27
Act 179, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1280).
HISB3294PassAppropriates moneys for reentry planning circles for incarcerated individuals. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 118, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1219).
HISB2821PassRequires the Department of Education to provide menstrual products free of charge to all students on all public school campuses. (CD1)
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2022-06-21
Act 113, on 06/20/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1213).
HISB2125PassIncreases the maximum allowable fine for violation of liquor control laws by a licensee from $2,000 to $5,000. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 045, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1145).
HISB2136PassProhibits juror exclusion based on gender identity or expression. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 040, on 06/16/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1140).
HISB2202PassDesignates the month of April of each year as the State's Volunteer Month; provided that the month is not construed as a state holiday. Takes effect 7/1/2022. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 081, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1181).
HISB2185PassRequires the auditor of fireworks and articles pyrotechnic records for each county fire department to submit to the Legislature an annual report detailing inventory, recordkeeping, and sales of fireworks to license or permit holders. Effective 1/1/20...
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2022-06-17
Act 049, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1149).
HISB2274PassIncreases the Center for Nursing fee from $40 to $60 per licensing biennium. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 066, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1166).
HISB2279PassRegulates the purchase of catalytic converters by used motor vehicle parts dealers and palladium, platinum, and rhodium by scrap dealers and recyclers. Subjects persons who violate related provisions to a class C felony. Establishes the felony offens...
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2022-06-17
Act 088, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1188).
HISB2382PassProhibits the issuance of cabaret liquor licenses to premises located within an apartment mixed use subprecinct within a special improvement or special district in which the economy is primarily based on tourism. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 089, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1189).
HISB2379PassAuthorizes the Special Enforcement Section of the Department of Taxation to examine any sector of Hawaii's economy, initiate civil investigations, use enforcement and education to deter and prevent non-compliance with tax laws, and refer and recommen...
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2022-06-17
Act 079, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1179).
HISB2695PassEstablishes a blockchain and cryptocurrency task force. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 070, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1170).
HISB2644PassExtends until 6/30/2027 Act 65, Session Laws of Hawaii 2013, as amended by Act 60, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, which provides a limited exemption to the licensing requirements for certain individuals in situations when an electric utility must retai...
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2022-06-17
Act 068, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1168).
HISB2663PassChanges the filing fee schedule for paternity actions by establishing an initial filing fee of $100 and eliminating fees to file motions. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 091, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1191).
HISB2798PassAuthorizes the Hawaii Board of Veterinary Medicine to grant temporary courtesy and relief permits for out-of-state veterinarians. Permits licensed veterinarians to practice veterinarian telemedicine. Creates a permit surcharge. Allows for internation...
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2022-06-17
Act 071, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1171).
HISB2923PassIncreases the generally applicable fine and the fine for homeowner liability under the Fireworks Control Act from $2,000 to $5,000. Effective 7/1/2022. (CD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 104, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1204).
HISB2768PassAuthorizes the Governor to designate the Department of Land and Natural Resources to administer or enter into an agreement for the administration of a green jobs youth corps to provide temporary work and training opportunities in the fields of natura...
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2022-06-13
Act 033, on 06/08/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1133).
HISB2767PassProvides funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to support the deployment, replacement, and maintenance of fish aggregation devices. (CD1)
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2022-06-13
Act 034, on 06/08/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1134).
HISCR2PassRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Sunrise Review Of The Certification And Regulation Of Community Health Workers.
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2022-06-06
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06/06/22.
HISR52PassRequesting The Governor To Endorse The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment And The Office Of Planning And Sustainable Development To Set Targets To Fulfill The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment.
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2022-06-06
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06/06/22.
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Establishes a School Garden Coordinator position within the Department of Education. Makes an appropriation to fund the position and related expenses. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2184Enroll

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Establishes a Digital Learning Center within the Department of Education. Appropriates funds to staff and administer the Digital Learning Center. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2214Enroll

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Establishes a digital literacy program to be overseen by the Board of Education and implemented by the state librarian to promote digital literacy through programmatic activities, including making digital technology accessible to individuals with dis...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
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Requires the Department of Transportation to plan for sea level rise in all future or amended transportation projects. Requires all Department of Transportation highway, harbor, and airport projects to conform to certain carbon concrete standards exc...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
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Establishes the Office on Homelessness and Housing Solutions within the Department of Human Services to be headed by the Governor's Coordinator on Homelessness. Appropriates funds for the administration of the Office on Homelessness and Housing Solut...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2641Enroll

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Appropriates funds for residential programs that allow minor children to remain with their mothers while participating in the program, to reduce the risk of trauma and multigenerational incarceration, including communitybased furlough programs, resid...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2657Enroll

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Appropriates funds to the John A. Burns School of Medicine to create further medical residency and training opportunities through a partnership between the John A. Burns School of Medicine and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2597Enroll

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Appropriates funds for the Hawaii State Loan Repayment Program administered through the John A. Burns School of Medicine, subject to a matching funds requirement. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2637Enroll

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Mandates that there be a community-based work furlough program for incarcerated women in the State. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2818Enroll

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Establishes the position of Summer Learning Coordinator within the Department of Education. Makes an appropriation to fund the position. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
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Establishes the Hawaii Retirement Savings Program, administered by the Hawaii Retirement Savings Board, in consultation with the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations and Department of Budget and Finance, to provide a state-facilitated payroll...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3236Enroll

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Appropriates funds to provide enhanced payments to state-licensed skilled nursing facilities, community care foster family homes, and expanded adult residential care homes that are caring for Medicaid patients; provided that the Department of Human S...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3338Enroll

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Appropriates funds for the design, planning, and construction of the Kalaupapa Memorial to be expended by the Department of Health. (HD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2678Engross

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Appropriates funds to expand the Hawaii state health insurance assistance program by contracting with third-party service providers and staffing consultants and recruiting more volunteers. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD1)
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2022-04-28
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-29-22 4:31PM; Conference Room 329.
HISB2677Engross

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Temporarily expands the state rent supplement program to specifically target qualified individuals who are sixty-two years of age or older and are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless. Requires HPHA to submit annual reports to the legisl...
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2022-04-28
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-29-22 1:40PM; Conference Room 329.
HISB2635Engross

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Requires health insurers, mutual benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations to cover mandated services for mammography at least as favorably as coverage for other radiological examinations. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD1)
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2022-04-28
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-29-22 4:10PM; Conference Room 329.
HISB2883Engross

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Requires the Hawaii health systems corporation to convene a task force to facilitate improved hiring and training of culturally-accepted interpreters to assist non-English speaking populations seeking care at health care facilities. Appropriates fund...
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2022-04-28
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-29-22 3:40PM; Conference Room 329.
HISB2305PassClarifies that the comprehensive offender reentry system provides programs and services that result in the timely release of inmates on parole when the minimum term, rather than the maximum term, has been served by the inmate.
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2022-04-27
Act 016, 04/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1116).
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