Hawaii Representative Lynn Decoite [D] | Bills

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HIHB485IntroIncreases the amount of the rental motor vehicle surcharge tax from $5 to an unspecified amount. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2021-03-05
Reported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 813), recommending passage on Third Reading.
HIHB775IntroRenames Kahului Airport Access Road on Maui as the Mayor Elmer F. Cravalho Way.
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2021-03-05
Reported from JHA (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 820), recommending passage on Third Reading.
HIHB1324IntroEstablishes a commercial rent relief grant program to be administered by the department of business, economic development, and tourism. Requires that the commercial rent relief grants be given priority for moneys received through federal funding. App...
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2021-03-05
Reported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 839), recommending passage on Third Reading.
HIHB79EngrossEstablishes an affordable homeownership revolving fund within HHFDC to provide loans to nonprofit community development financial institutions and nonprofit housing development organizations for the development of affordable homeownership housing pro...
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2021-03-04
Passed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Takumi excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
HIHB552EngrossEstablishes clean ground transportation goals for state agencies on a staggered basis until achieving a one hundred per cent light-duty motor vehicle clean fleet by 12/31/2035. Requires all agencies purchasing or leasing medium- and heavy-duty motor ...
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2021-03-04
Passed Third Reading with Representative(s) Okimoto voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) McDermott voting no (1) and Representative(s) Takumi excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
HIHB550EngrossRequires and establishes deadlines for state facilities, except smaller facilities and facilities at Aloha Stadium, to implement cost-effective energy efficiency measures. Directs the Hawaii state energy office to collect utility bill and energy usag...
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2021-03-04
Passed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Takumi excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
HIHB566IntroAdds coercive control between family or household members to the offense of abuse of family or household members as a petty misdemeanor. Effective 7/1/3021. (HD1)
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2021-03-04
Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1; placed on the calendar for Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Takumi excused (1).
HIHB1191EngrossEstablishes the broadband infrastructure grant program to award grants to applicants to extend deployment of infrastructure used to provide broadband service to unserved areas of the State. Amends the Hawaii technology loan revolving fund to change i...
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2021-03-04
Passed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Takumi excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
HIHB1326IntroAllows a narrow hearsay exception for statements made by domestic violence victims during the course of the first interaction with the responding law enforcement officers and before the arrest of the defendant, as long as the statement bears sufficie...
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2021-03-04
Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1; placed on the calendar for Third Reading with Representative(s) Kapela, LoPresti, McKelvey voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) DeCoite, D. Kobayashi, Nakamura, Okimoto, Tokioka voting no (5) and Representative(s) Takumi excused (1).
HIHB1311EngrossRemoves the construction completion deadline for the Leialii affordable housing project. Allows HHFDC to address historic preservation laws when funding is appropriated for each portion of the Leialii affordable housing project. Effective 7/1/2050. (...
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2021-03-04
Passed Third Reading with Representative(s) Kapela, Perruso voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Takumi excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
HIHB1366EngrossAmends the class C felony offense of manufacturing, purchasing, or obtaining firearm parts to assemble a firearm having no serial number to also prohibit possession of those firearm parts. Amends Act 74, Session Laws of Hawaii 2020, to repeal languag...
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2021-03-04
Passed Third Reading with Representative(s) Matsumoto voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) DeCoite, Eli, Har, Kong, McDermott, Okimoto, Tokioka, Ward voting no (8) and Representative(s) Takumi excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
HIHB73IntroAmends the definition of "emergency worker" in the Penal Code to include Hawaii state on-scene coordinators and communications dispatchers. (HD1)
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2021-03-02
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; 1 Noes: Representative(s) Perruso; and Excused: none.
HIHB80IntroClarifies when and how members or partners of a taxpayer may claim the low-income housing tax credit. Requires a Form 8609 for purposes of claiming the tax credit. Specifies the application of tax provisions with respect to buildings or projects plac...
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2021-03-02
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
HIHB776IntroAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds for a master planned development proposed by Pueo Development, LLC, on Hawaiian Home Lands.
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2021-03-02
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) McDermott.
HIHB821IntroAuthorizes the state historic preservation division, in consultation with the office of Hawaiian affairs, to delegate the responsibility of historic preservation project reviews to the impacted county and establish a program for third-party individua...
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2021-03-02
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
HIHB1092IntroEstablishes procedures for the department of transportation, in consultation with the office of planning, to assist and enable a person to voluntarily purchase a verified carbon offset for carbon dioxide emissions resulting from the person's air trav...
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2021-03-02
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
HIHB1090IntroAmends requirements for child passengers. Requires rear facing child safety seats for children less than 2 years of age. Requires the use of child safety seats or booster seats for certain children less than 10 years of age. Raises certain fines for ...
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2021-03-02
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
HIHB1149IntroReorganizes and integrates the land use commission within a modified office of planning, which is renamed as the office of planning and sustainable development. Reclassifies the coastal zone management program and statewide sustainability branch as d...
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2021-03-02
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
HIHB1144IntroExempts from general excise tax law amounts received from the interisland transportation and related loading and unloading of agricultural commodities. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD2)
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2021-03-02
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
HIHB1246IntroSpecifies that certain violations of the Fireworks Control Law shall be considered an activity that causes air pollution under the Hawaii Air Pollution Control Act and a violation of noise control rules under the Hawaii noise pollution laws, and puni...
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2021-03-02
The committees on JHA recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Nakashima, Matayoshi, Ichiyama, LoPresti, Takumi; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) McKelvey, Nakamura, Ward; 2 Noes: Representative(s) D. Kobayashi, Tokioka; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Lowen, Todd.
HIHB1276IntroAllows the board of land and natural resources to adopt, amend, or repeal administrative fee schedules for certain activities related to state parks through regular or special board meetings rather than through administrative rulemaking. Appropriates...
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2021-03-02
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) McDermott; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
HIHB1351IntroAuthorizes the department of land and natural resources to establish and operate conservation mitigation banks to restore, create, enhance, or preserve conservation habitats or resources as compensatory mitigation. Clarifies the sale of credits invol...
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2021-03-02
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
HIHB1291IntroAllows applicants for the University of Hawaii and students enrolled at a community college campus who graduated from a public high school in the State with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and qualified for and received special education serv...
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2021-03-02
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
HIHB1362IntroEstablishes the Hawaii early childhood educator stipend program to address shortage of early childhood education educators. Extends certain effective dates for implementation of Act 46, SLH 2020. Requires the application of a uniform assessment for p...
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2021-03-02
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) McDermott.
HIHB1377IntroCreates an electronic citation program under the judiciary and establishes an electronic citation surcharge.
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2021-02-26
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Nishimoto.
HIHB554IntroBeginning 05/01/2022, requires sellers to disclose whether the real property lies within the sea level rise exposure area designated by the Hawaii climate change mitigation and adaptation commission or its successor. Effective 5/1/2022. (HD1)
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2021-02-25
The committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) Johanson, Kitagawa, Aquino, Har, Hashem, Mizuno, Morikawa, Onishi, Tarnas, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Kong.
HIHB593IntroExpands the definition of "beer" to specify an alcohol by volume of no less than 0.5 percent and to include alcoholic seltzer beverages. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2021-02-25
The committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) Johanson, Kitagawa, Aquino, Har, Hashem, Mizuno, Morikawa, Onishi, Tarnas, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Kong.
HIHB863IntroAuthorizes general obligation bonds for the forest stewardship program of the department of land and natural resources to renovate the equipment and facilities of the state tree nurseries. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD1)
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2021-02-25
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
HIHB553IntroEstablishes an offense of knowingly capturing, entangling, or killing a shark in state marine waters, and provides penalties and fines. Provides certain exemptions. Requires the department of land and natural resources to establish rules to achieve c...
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2021-02-24
The committees on JHA recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) Nakashima, Matayoshi, D. Kobayashi, LoPresti, Lowen, Nakamura, Takumi, Todd, Ward; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) McKelvey; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Ichiyama, Tokioka.
HIHB546IntroAmends the composition of the early learning board to make a representative from Aha Punana Leo a standing member. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2021-02-24
The committees on JHA recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) Nakashima, Matayoshi, D. Kobayashi, LoPresti, Lowen, McKelvey, Nakamura, Todd, Ward; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Takumi; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Ichiyama, Tokioka.
HIHB1376IntroExtends the period for a notice of summary possession from five days to fifteen. Requires landlords to enter into mediation and delays when a landlord may seek possession of a dwelling unit if the tenant schedules or attempts to schedule mediation. R...
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2021-02-24
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
HIHB490IntroLowers 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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2021-02-23
The committees on JHA recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 12 Ayes: Representative(s) Nakashima, Matayoshi, Ichiyama, LoPresti, Lowen, McKelvey, Nakamura, Todd, Tokioka, Ward; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) D. Kobayashi, Takumi; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
HIHB75IntroAllows an organization to qualify for grants under chapter 42F, Hawaii Revised Statutes, if the organization is registered with the department of commerce and consumer affairs and in possession of a valid certificate of vendor compliance issued by th...
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2021-02-19
To House Finance Committee
HIHB229IntroDesignates the fourth day in January of each year as United States Senator Daniel K. Akaka Day. Effective 7/1/2065. (HD1)
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2021-02-19
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB565IntroGrants 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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2021-02-19
To House Finance Committee
HIHB592IntroRequires the public utilities commission to explore, through its docket process, solutions to the problems posed by siting of above-ground electrical infrastructure in high-risk areas. Requires the public utilities commission to submit a report to th...
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2021-02-19
To House Finance Committee
HIHB865IntroDirects the auditor to perform a comprehensive performance and management audit of the state historic preservation division. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD1)
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2021-02-19
To House Finance Committee
HIHB779IntroRequires the department of agriculture, in consultation with the department of health, to develop and implement a one-time pesticide disposal collection program, for a duration to be determined by the department. Requires the department of agricultur...
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2021-02-19
To House Finance Committee
HIHB823IntroRepeals the task force on beach and water safety and risk assessment working group. Requires the design and placement of warning signs, devices, and systems on certain areas of the State to be approved by the chairperson of the board of land and natu...
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2021-02-19
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1346IntroRequires the department of agriculture, in coordination with the office of planning, to prepare and periodically update the agricultural functional plan to include among other agricultural economic updates, seafood sustainability that expands the Sta...
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2021-02-19
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1308IntroEstablishes June 19 of each year as Juneteenth Day. Effective 7/1/2065. (HD1)
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2021-02-19
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB545IntroRequires 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. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD1)
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2021-02-18
To House Finance Committee
HIHB521IntroRequires the committee on weights to submit a report to the legislature detailing any changes to the funding formula within thirty days of the board of education approving any changes to the funding formula. (HD1)
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2021-02-18
To House Finance Committee
HIHB473IntroAuthorizes the establishment of a physician-patient relationship via a telehealth interaction, if the physician is licensed to practice medicine in the State. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD2)
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2021-02-18
To House Finance Committee
HIHB820IntroProvides that where public access is required as a condition of a subdivision, either the county must accept dedication of and maintain the access or identify an entity to own and maintain the access. Authorizes the county to require the subdivider t...
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2021-02-18
To House Water & Land Committee
HIHB1222IntroRequires public and charter schools to offer education in computer science. Requires annual reports. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2021-02-18
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1375IntroExtends the authorization to issue special purpose revenue bonds to assist MauiGrown Coffee, Inc., with the operation and expansion of its farm and mill.
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2021-02-18
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1325IntroRequires public contractors to obtain insurance to cover at least half of a project's construction costs to the State to provide funds for curing construction defects discovered within ten years after the completion of the contract. Authorizes the St...
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2021-02-16
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB1344IntroRemoves acreage restrictions on leases of Hawaiian home lands for agricultural purposes. Provides that the priority of availability of the foregoing leases shall be subject to the availability of suitable tracts of land to native Hawaiians. Specifies...
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2021-02-16
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB551IntroProposes a constitutional amendment that guarantees individuals the right to a clean and healthy environment, including pure water, clean air, healthy ecosystems, and a stable climate, and to the preservation of the natural, cultural, scenic and heal...
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2021-02-12
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
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