Hawaii Senator Lorraine Inouye [D]

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HISB255IntroAuthorizes the department of land and natural resources to establish rules and fees for the issuance of a commercial marine vessel license. Provides that a single valid commercial marine vessel license satisfies the licensure requirement for all pers...
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB251IntroEstablishes requirements and permitting procedures for transportation network companies operating in the State. Makes permanent insurance requirements for transportation network companies and transportation network drivers. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB238IntroAmends ballot requirements to display candidates for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees, by residency and non-residency requirements and to randomize the order of candidate names within those groupings. (SD2)
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB244IntroExpands liability protection for donors to include donations of food and similar donations made to needy persons by organizations. Authorizes the donation of expired food when the donor reasonably believes in good faith that the food remains fit for ...
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB340IntroAmends certain land subdivision and condominium property regime laws related to agricultural land, as recommended pursuant to Act 278, Session Laws of Hawaii 2019, to ensure condominium property regime projects within the agricultural district are us...
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB601IntroProhibits roofing contractors from offering to pay, in any monetary form, an insured's insurance deductible as an incentive to encourage the insured to hire the contractor. Allows insureds to rescind contracts with roofing contractors within five bus...
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB814IntroClarifies the process for applicants to apply to open and operate a charter school. Provides for penalties for authorizers who fail to timely comply with board decisions. (SD1)
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB829IntroAdds coercive control as part of the petty misdemeanor offense of abuse of a family or household member to the pilot program to strengthen state and county responses to domestic violence and increase violator accountability established by Act 19, Reg...
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2021-03-04
Reported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 754) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
HISB828IntroGrants 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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2021-03-04
Reported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 693) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
HISB827IntroIncreases 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 to...
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB596IntroProhibits holdover board members of the Hawaii Tourism Authority from holding office beyond the commencement of the next legislative session following the expiration of the member's term of office. (SD1)
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB582IntroAmends the definition of "water pollutant" as used in chapter 342D, Hawaii Revised Statutes, relating to water pollution, to include plastic. Effective 5/6/2137. (SD2)
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB912IntroAuthorizes a court to order the forfeiture of one-half of the Employees' Retirement System (ERS) benefits of an ERS member, former member, or retirant upon conviction of the individual for a felony related to the State or county employment of the ind...
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB838IntroAllows 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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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB946IntroEstablishes a Commercial Rent Relief Grant Program. Requires that the commercial rent relief grants be given priority for moneys received through federal funding. Appropriates an unspecified amount to the emergency and budget reserve fund for the pro...
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB998IntroGrants voting rights to members of the board of directors of the Honolulu authority for rapid transportation appointed by the president of the senate or speaker of the house of representatives. Effective 5/6/2137. (SD1)
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB1258IntroAllows for standard telephone contacts for telehealth purposes. Effective 7/1/50. (SD1)
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB1291IntroIncludes autocycles equipped with handlebars in the definition of motorcycle in the Hawaii Safety Act. Exempts motorcycles and motor scooters with a roll bar, roll cage, or fully enclosed cabs from the safety helmet requirement. (SD1)
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB1287IntroRequires the department of education food services branch to coordinate with the principals and vice principals of department schools to determine which school meal program offered by the USDA is the best fit for the student body and campus of each s...
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB1243IntroRequires the State to phase out the use of private correctional facilities to incarcerate Hawaii inmates. Prohibits the construction of new correctional facilities or the expansion of existing correctional facilities without the approval of the Hawai...
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISCR42IntroAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Lease Covering State Submerged Lands At Pier 27, In Honolulu Harbor, Oahu, To Atlantis Submarines Hawaii, Llc.
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2021-03-04
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISR33IntroRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Conduct A Study Of The Flooding Issues At The Intersection Of Mamalahoa Highway And Meleana Place On The Island Of Hawaii.
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2021-03-04
To Senate Transportation Committee
HISR35IntroRequesting The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation To Convene A Task Force To Conduct A Feasibility Study For Construction Of A Hospital In North Kona.
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2021-03-04
To Senate Health Committee
HISCR53IntroRequesting The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation To Convene A Task Force To Conduct A Feasibility Study For Construction Of A Hospital In North Kona.
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2021-03-04
To Senate Health Committee
HISCR51IntroRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Conduct A Study Of The Flooding Issues At The Intersection Of Mamalahoa Highway And Meleana Place On The Island Of Hawaii.
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2021-03-04
To Senate Transportation Committee
HISB1285IntroRequires any hospital that serves a community including more than five hundred COFA benefit recipients to establish diversity and inclusion training for all staff, and to hire interpreters and community healthcare workers as necessary to bridge the l...
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2021-03-03
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Keohokalole, Acasio, Gabbard, Kim, Lee, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB1329IntroCreates time limits to resolve protests to the awards of competitive sealed proposal contracts and procurements of professional services. (SD1)
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2021-03-03
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Keohokalole, Acasio, Gabbard, Kim, Lee, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB167IntroEstablishes 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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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB257IntroAuthorizes the board of land and natural resources to extend certain leases of public lands for commercial, industrial, resort, mixed-use, or government use upon approval of a proposed development agreement to make substantial improvements to the exi...
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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-04-21 1:35PM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB243IntroRequires the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute to develop a strategic plan that outlines benchmarks to achieve a 100% renewable energy portfolio standard and to submit the strategic plan to the Legislature before the Regular Session of 2023. Requires t...
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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB335IntroRequires the department of agriculture and agribusiness development corporation to annually lease at least fifty per cent of land leased or up for lease renewal to operations whose primary business is, or supports, local food production beginning 1/1...
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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB337IntroEstablishes a cover crop reimbursement pilot program to provide up to seventy-five per cent cost reimbursement to farming operations in the State for acquiring cover crop seeds or green manure. Requires the convening of a review panel to screen and r...
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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB341IntroEstablishes an exemption from state income tax for the first $100,000 of a person's income from the business of taro cultivation or production is excluded from their gross income for Hawaii income tax purposes, provided that the department of agricul...
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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB338IntroRequires the department of agriculture to establish a five-year food hub pilot program to increase access to local food. Provides for the award of grant funding to qualified applicants wishing to establish or expand a food hub. Authorizes the issuanc...
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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB479IntroRequires 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. Requires the department of ag...
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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-04-21 10:00AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB478IntroCreates an exclusion from income tax for the lesser of a percentage of gross annual income or an amount of gross annual income earned by a farmer from farming activities. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2020. (SD1)
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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-04-21 10:00AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB830IntroDirects the department of human resources development to convene a working group of stakeholders to update and create policies and procedures relating to telework and alternative work schedules to address the caregiving responsibilities and other nee...
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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-04-21 10:00AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB820IntroExtends the nursing facility sustainability program to 2024. Allows the nursing facility sustainability fee to be used to enhance capitated rates for the purpose of paying quality incentives. Specifies that the nursing facility sustainability fee lim...
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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on WAM/CPN will hold a public decision making on 03-04-21 9:35AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB717IntroRequires 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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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB651IntroRenames Kahului Airport Access Road on Maui as the Mayor Elmer F. Cravalho Way.
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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-04-21 10:00AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB694IntroCodifies sustainable development goals based on the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals and indicators.
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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB858IntroRequires the Department of Health to establish a task force to plan the certification and training process for community health workers and submit a report to the legislature. (SD1)
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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on WAM/CPN will hold a public decision making on 03-04-21 9:35AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB931IntroProhibits, after December 31, 2035, any new extension, improvements, overhauling, or refurbishing of any fossil fuel electricity generation or fossil-fuel powered electricity use for grid-tied battery energy storage, except for routine maintenance or...
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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on CPN/WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-04-21 9:30AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB850IntroCreates a task force jointly convened by the department of transportation and department of business, economic development, and tourism to provide equitable broadband access for historically marginalized, unserved, and underserved rural communities. ...
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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB1015IntroExpands Comptroller's duties to include the assessment of office space, including initiating, canceling, and renegotiating current and new leases, office space allocation, and telework infrastructure requirements for agencies and employees occupying ...
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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Taniguchi ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB245IntroRequires the Department of Education's existing Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) working group to create a state plan to make completion of the FAFSA or an opt-out waiver a statewide graduation requirement by the 2023-2024 school year...
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2021-02-26
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Shimabukuro.
HISB246IntroEstablishes a state government realignment commission to periodically review the state executive branch's departments, divisions, and agencies, including functions and services, and submit its findings and recommendations to the Legislature. (SD1)
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2021-02-26
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Shimabukuro.
HISB815IntroEstablishes maintenance of effort provisions. Establishes a public education stabilization trust fund. Requires reports. Makes appropriations. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2021-02-26
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Shimabukuro.
HISB589IntroEstablishes the University of Hawaii cancer center (UH cancer center), an organized research unit that conducts cancer research that is administered by a director appointed by the University of Hawaii's board of regents. Requires the UH cancer center...
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2021-02-26
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Taniguchi ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Shimabukuro.
HISB813IntroRequires authorizers to provide to each charter schools it oversees a list of approved independent auditors.
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2021-02-26
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Shimabukuro.
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