Hawaii Senator Lorraine Inouye [D]

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HISB2262EnrollAmends the powers and duties of the Hawaii teacher standards board to authorize the issuance of certificates for teachers at private schools and extending the expiration dates for licenses, permits, and certificates when a state of emergency is decla...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2486EnrollRequires the department of education to establish a standardized data collection process; collect and analyze data relating to, among other things, student discipline, seclusion, and restraint, school climate, and student achievement; and annually re...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2993EnrollAligns the commercial driver's license qualification standards with federal regulations by repealing language related to medical waivers due to diabetes. Makes conforming amendments to Code of Federal Regulations citations. Effective 9/1/2020. (HD2)
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3158EnrollProhibits intentionally or knowingly manufacturing, importing, installing, reinstalling, distributing, selling, or offering for sale any counterfeit supplemental restraint system component, nonfunctional air bag, or air bag that does not meet federal...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3103EnrollEstablishes the school facilities agency to be responsible for all public school development, planning, and construction, related to capital improvement projects assigned by the legislature, governor, or board of education. Places management of schoo...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2329EngrossRequires proof of compliance with ignition interlock laws to be eligible for a driver's license. Requires any person operating a vehicle with an ignition interlock to have valid government-issued photo identification in their immediate possession. Am...
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2020-07-09
Received notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 629).
HISB2561EngrossRequires retailers of household appliances to conspicuously display on certain household appliances that appear in the retailer's showroom floor available energy efficiency rebates funded by the public benefits fee and Hawaii-specific energy operatio...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 629).
HISR125PassRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Provide Funding To Water Carriers For The Purpose Of Providing Financial Assistance To Maintain Routes And Lines Of Services Within The State And To Convene A Working Group To Recommend Mid- And Long-ter...
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2020-07-08
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISR190PassUrging The Board Of Land And Natural Resources To Expedite The Disposition Of The Long-term Water Rights Leases For Hawaiian Electric's Non-consumptive Water Use Along The Wailuku River.
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2020-07-08
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISB2260EnrollRepeals the minimum age requirement to obtain a civil identification card in the State.
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2020-07-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISR69PassUrging The Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands To Convene A Task Force With The Department Of Land And Natural Resources, Department Of Agriculture, Invasive Species Council, And Other Interested Parties To Develop A Comprehensive Mitigation Plan With ...
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2020-07-02
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISCR54EngrossStrongly Urging Various Government Agencies To Take Appropriate Actions To Protect The Wahi Pana Of Waimakaohiiaka And Preserve The Traditional And Customary Practice Of Making Salt Beds And Gathering Paakai (salt) In Hanapepe, Kauai.
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2020-07-01
To House Finance Committee
HISCR78EngrossRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Study The Feasibility Of Using Recycled Plastic To Repair Roadways.
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2020-07-01
To House Finance Committee
HISCR86EngrossRequesting The Governor To Recognize And Commemorate August 26, 2020, As Women's Equality Day, Celebrating The Centennial Of, And Honoring Hawaii's Role In, The Women's Suffrage Movement.
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2020-07-01
To House Finance Committee
HISR124PassUrging The Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands, Department Of Transportation Highways Division, And Hawaii County To Collectively Develop A Plan To Improve Mealani Road And Establish A Protocol To Use Mealani Road As An Emergency Bypass Route When Mama...
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2020-07-01
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISR44PassRequesting The Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands, In Conjunction With The County Of Hawaii Department Of Water Supply, To Provide A Progress Report Regarding The Development Of The Kau Water System.
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2020-06-30
Report and Resolution Adopted.
HISR52PassRequesting The Governor To Recognize And Commemorate August 26, 2020, As Women's Equality Day, Celebrating The Centennial Of, And Honoring Hawaii's Role In, The Women's Suffrage Movement.
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2020-06-30
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISB3180EngrossMakes an emergency appropriation to provide funds for the state public charter school commission to pay the claim and settlement amount pursuant to Miller-Potter v. State of Hawaii, et al., Civil No. 16-1-0385K. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-29
To House Finance Committee
HISCR230IntroUrging The Board Of Land And Natural Resources To Dispose Of The Long-term Water Rights Leases For Hawaiian Electric's Non-consumptive Water Use Along The Wailuku River By Direct Negotiation And Provide Guidance On Determining The Value Of The Annual...
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2020-06-29
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB2313EngrossProhibits an employer from requiring an employee to enter into a nondisclosure agreement pertaining to sexual harassment or sexual assault. Prohibits an employer from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing sexual harassment or s...
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2020-06-25
To House Finance Committee
HISB2500EngrossAppropriates funds to the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation for the Hawaii Small Business Innovation Research Program, Manufacturing Assistance Program, and Excelerator Program. Establishes and appropriates funds for a working group to develo...
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2020-06-25
To House Finance Committee
HISB2717EngrossEstablishes an offense of knowingly capturing, possessing, abusing, entangling, or killing a shark in state marine waters, along with penalties and fines. Provides certain exemptions. (HD1)
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2020-06-24
To House Judiciary Committee
HISCR57IntroUrging The State Of Hawaii To Provide Native Hawaiians With Their Fair Share Of The Public Land Trust Revenue.
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2020-06-23
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB983EngrossRenames the teacher national board certification incentive program the national certification incentive program. Expands program eligibility to include school psychologists. Clarifies requirements and incentives of the program. Clarifies that teacher...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB537EngrossTransitions from lump sum deferred deposit transactions to installment-based small dollar loan transactions. Specifies various consumer protection requirements for small dollar loans. Beginning 1/1/2020, requires licensure for small dollar lenders th...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HISB341EngrossClarifies exemptions from licensure as a behavioral analyst for general education teachers, direct support workers, special education teachers, and teacher trainees working in collaboration with or under the supervision of licensed professionals. Req...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HISB1539EngrossCodifies the right to a prompt bail hearing upon formal charge and detention. Establishes right to counsel at the bail hearing. (SB1539 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB652EngrossAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Keahole FBO I LLC with planning, designing, constructing, equipping, and operating facilities for aviation services and aviation-related services at Ellison Onizuka Kona International...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB365EngrossChanges the annual $35,000,000 rolling cap and $15,000,000 per qualified production cap for the Motion Picture, Digital Media, and Film Production Income Tax Credit. Authorizes an additional percentage of the Tax Credit for certain qualified post-pro...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB530EngrossExempts from the general excise tax gross receipts from the sale of mobility enhancing equipment, hearing aids, prosthetic devices, durable medical equipment, and prescription drugs sold pursuant to a doctor's prescription. Amends the definition of "...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1041EngrossProhibits written nondisclosure agreements involving sexual assault and sexual harassment as part of an employee's conditions of employment. Prohibits employers from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing sexual harassment or se...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1034EngrossClarifies that the existing health insurance mandate for coverage of low-dose mammography includes coverage for advancing methodologies of digital mammography and breast tomosynthesis. Sunsets June 30, 2024. (SB1034 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HISB856EngrossRequires the Auditor to perform an operational audit of the academic and financial plans of the Department of Education. Requires the Department of Education to contract with a third-party consultant that specializes in school finance to study the ad...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1297EngrossRequires an application for motor vehicle registration to include additional identifying information. Requires the counties to fine the legal or registered owner of an abandoned or derelict vehicle. Requires the legal or registered owner to have up-t...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB978EngrossAmends the disposition of unclaimed funds in the Unclaimed Property Trust Fund to allocate funds under a certain amount to the Libraries Special Fund and to amend the threshold amount for funds transferred to the General Fund. Amends the time limit f...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1515EngrossEstablishes the Hawaii three to six out-of-school program for grades kindergarten through twelve. Authorizes the department of education to contract with private providers to furnish out-of-school programs for grades kindergarten through twelve, cond...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1436EngrossRequires the Department of Agriculture to conduct a feasibility study on the establishment of agricultural technology zones, or ag-tech zones, within the City and County of Honolulu. Appropriates funds to conduct the feasibility study. (SB1436 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB493EngrossProhibits a health care insurer from requiring an insured diagnosed with stage two cancer to undergo step therapy prior to covering the insured for the drug prescribed by the insured's health care provider, under certain conditions. Requires analysis...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HISB1371EngrossProhibits the abandonment of lay nets used for fishing. Authorizes DLNR to issue permits for the use and possession of lay nets. Requires DLNR to establish a comprehensive, statewide lay net education and enforcement program. (SB1371 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HISCR68IntroRequesting That The City And County Of Honolulu Prohibit Electric Scooters, Electric Bicycles, And Electric Trikes On Sidewalks.
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2020-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISR35IntroRequesting That The City And County Of Honolulu Prohibit Electric Scooters, Electric Bicycles, And Electric Trikes On Sidewalks.
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2020-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISR84PassConvening A Restaurant Reopening Task Force To Assist In The Safe Reopening Of Restaurants Throughout The State That Were Closed Due To The Covid-19 Pandemic.
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2020-05-21
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISR94PassUrging Restaurants Throughout The State To Adopt The Recommended Best Practices And Safety Guidelines Developed By The United States Food And Drug Administration And National Restaurant Association In Response To The Covid-19 Pandemic.
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2020-05-21
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISR150PassRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Formalize And Make Mandatory The Submission Of The Order For Self-quarantine, Safe Travels Application, And Interisland Declaration Forms.
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2020-05-21
Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 2).
HISR151PassRequesting The Department Of Transportation, In Collaboration With The Hawaii Tourism Authority, To Develop A Travel Restriction Notification Procedure For Adoption By Any Passenger Airline Operating In The State.
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2020-05-21
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISR174PassRequesting The Governor To Establish Advance Travel Quarantine And Statewide Stay-at-home Orders To Ensure Rapid And Effective Response To Any Resurgence Of The Coronavirus Disease 2019 In Hawaii.
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2020-05-21
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISB2061EngrossEstablishes the no child left inside grant program for the awarding of grants promoting outdoor education and recreation programs. Establishes the no child left inside grant program special fund. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2051. (HD1)
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2020-05-12
To House Finance Committee
HISB2065EngrossEstablishes a Workforce Readiness Program within the Department of Education to allow students to graduate from an extended high school enrollment with an industry-recognized associate's degree to complement the student's high school diploma. Appropr...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2063EngrossEstablishes the Hawaii after school program for youth within the Department of education to provide after school programs for public school and public charter school students in grades six through eight. Establishes the Hawaii after school program fo...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2103EngrossAuthorizes the issuance of special number electric vehicle license plates to commemorate the Polynesian Voyaging Society. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
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