Hawaii Representative Lisa Kitagawa [D]

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HIHB265IntroProhibits landlords from recovering possession of a dwelling unit from tenants if habitability of the premises is significantly impaired. Sets a tenant's liability for rent if habitability of the premises is significantly impaired. Provides remedies ...
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2021-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB138IntroRequires the Hawaii medical board to establish standards for health care providers to ensure that a patient's consent to treatment is an informed consent. Requires that informed consent for a proposed medical or surgical treatment or a diagnostic or ...
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2021-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB243IntroRequires each executive branch department to: identify existing and planned facilities that are vulnerable to sea level rise, flooding impacts, and natural hazards; assess options for mitigation impacts of sea level rise to existing and planned facil...
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2021-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB228IntroDesignates 9/7 of each year as United States Senator Daniel K. Inouye Day.
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2021-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB235IntroRemoves the $10 per visit per day cap on the dollar-for-dollar match received by Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program beneficiaries under the Hawaii Healthy Food Incentive Program, also known as the Double Up Food Bucks Program. Specifies that h...
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2021-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB229IntroDesignates 9/11 of each year as United States Senator Daniel K. Akaka Day.
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2021-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB263IntroAllows direct shipment of all forms of liquor, rather than just wine, by certain licensees. Requires the county liquor commissions to adopt rules and regulations.
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2021-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB261IntroAdjusts towing company charges and fees for vehicles left unattended or abandoned. Establishes a clean-up charge and documentation fee.
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2021-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB236IntroExtends the sunset date for the coffee berry borer pesticide subsidy program and the program manager position, including the position's civil service and collective bargaining laws exemption, to 06/30/2024. Provides that no single coffee grower shall...
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2021-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB260IntroAuthorizes the counties to reclassify lands 15 to 100 acres in certain rural, urban, and agricultural districts in which at least 50 percent of the housing units on the land sought to be reclassified are set aside for persons and families with income...
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2021-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB245IntroAmends the definition of "historic property" under the Historic Preservation Law.
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2021-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB227IntroClarifies the group of professionals who are prohibited from knowingly referring or transferring patients to an uncertified or unlicensed care facility. Repeals the landlord exclusion. Requires the department of health to prioritize complaint allegat...
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2021-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB244IntroAmends the data requirements for land recordation by the bureau of conveyances, on land other than fee simple time share interests deregistered by the land court, to include a map and description prepared by a licensed professional surveyor.
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2021-01-22
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB293N/AIncludes the line of voters at a voter service center, place of deposit, or its appurtenances in the prohibition of campaign related activities taking place within the 200-foot perimeter surrounding voter service centers, place of deposits, and appur...
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB292N/AEstablishes a one-time amnesty program for liabilities for taxable years beginning on or transactions occurring on or after 01/01/2010 through taxable periods ending on or transactions occurring on 12/31/2020. Specifies that the amnesty period begins...
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB305N/ARemoves the publication requirement and permits the board of directors of a condominium association to proceed directly to the sale, storage, donation, or disposal of personalty that has been abandoned in or on the common elements of a condominium wh...
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB307N/AAuthorizes planned community associations and condominium associations to conduct electronic meetings and electronic or machine voting in a state of emergency or local state of emergency, regardless of what a planned community association's documents...
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB303N/AAmends provisions concerning fitness to proceed examinations in criminal proceedings to include qualified advanced practice registered nurses or advanced practice registered nurses with prescriptive authority who hold an accredited national certifica...
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB304N/AReduces the maximum fee a check casher may charge under a payday loan agreement for deferring the deposit of a check from fifteen per cent to seven per cent of the face value of the check.
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB302N/AAuthorizes advanced practice registered nurses to certify whether a person is totally disabled under the income tax code. Authorizes advanced practice registered nurses to make capacity determinations. Adds advanced practice registered nurses as prim...
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB306N/AAmends the definition of "preceptor" and "volunteer-based supervised clinical training rotation" to improve accessibility for providers to receive income tax credits for acting as preceptors. Includes the Director of Health on the Preceptor Credit As...
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB331N/AEstablishes green infrastructure objectives and policies for state facility systems in the Hawaii State Planning Act to improve the quality of life for residents and visitors. Adds definition of "green infrastructure". Requires the office of planning...
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB437N/AEstablishes a nonrefundable state child tax credit.
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB485N/AIncreases the amount of the rental motor vehicle surcharge tax from $5 to $8. Effective 1/1/2023.
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB446N/AEstablishes 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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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB412N/AProhibits the importation of shark parts and products containing shark parts. Provides certain exemptions.
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB385N/AAmends the penalties for reckless driving and improperly displayed license plates. Effective 1/1/2022.
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB409N/ARequires the Department of Health to contract with a nonprofit animal rescue group to oversee caretakers of feral cats and mongooses. Exempts registered caretakers of feral cats and mongooses from state laws and county ordinances relating to the feed...
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB414N/AProhibits the sale of coral products in the State and the importing and exporting of coral product.
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB435N/ARequires the Department of Budget and Finance, in consultation with the Department of Accounting and General Services and the Office of Enterprise Technology Services, to develop and procure a uniform financial database for use by all state agencies....
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB420N/AIncreases the maximum fine that may be assessed per fireworks-related violation from $2,000 to $5,000; provided that the fireworks violation does not otherwise have a specific penalty enumerated in chapter 132D, HRS.
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB436N/AEstablishes Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts for all working taxpayers. Defines qualifying individuals and eligible expenses. Outlines the requirements and limitations of the accounts. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2021.
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB408N/AEnsures the collection of the state general excise tax in instances in which the transportation of passengers is furnished by common carriers by the use of aircraft when the collection of the tax is not prohibited by federal law. Limits imposition of...
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB448N/AAdds the improper use of unmanned aircraft systems to the criminal offenses of violation of privacy in the first degree and violation of privacy in the second degree.
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB432N/AExtends the earned income tax credit by five years.
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB443N/ARequires the department of education conduct a comprehensive cost analysis of the department's food services and student meals programs to, in part, increase the use of locally grown agricultural products. Requires a report to the legislature.
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB328N/AAllows for the installation of certain energy-efficient technologies on any privately owned single-family residential dwelling or townhouse, with limited restrictions. Requires private entities to adopt rules regarding the placement of those technolo...
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB531N/ARequires a state contract for the purchase of produce to include an option to lease an appropriate amount of state agricultural lands under the control of the department of agriculture of sufficient area and quality to produce the crops being procure...
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB490N/ALowers 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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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB552N/AEstablishes clean ground transportation goals for state agencies on a staggered basis until achieving a 100 per cent light-duty motor vehicle clean fleet by 12/31/2035, and all light-duty motor vehicles in the State by 12/31/2045. Requires the procur...
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB629N/AEstablishes an enforcement division in the department of the attorney general. Transfers to the department of the attorney general enforcement division the law enforcement activities of the department of land and natural resources, division of conser...
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB488N/ASpecifies 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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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB569N/AExpands 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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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB610N/AAuthorizes the Department of Education to develop programs to encourage the development of gardens on school property. Authorizes the Hawaii Community Development Authority to develop programs that provide incentives to establish gardens in housing p...
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB564N/AIncreases 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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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB567N/ARequires 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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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB608N/ARequires the board of education to hold no less than six community forums annually, with at least one forum in each county. Requires the board to include an open forum for public comments on non-agenda items. Requires a report to the Legislature on i...
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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB527N/AProhibits 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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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB565N/AGrants 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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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
HIHB489N/ARequires 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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2021-01-22
Pending introduction.
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