Hawaii Representative Mark Hashem [D]

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HIHB1517PassDirects the department of agriculture to conduct an independent study to assess the economic impact on local coffee farmers and the local coffee industry from potential changes to coffee labeling requirements. Appropriates funds for the independent s...
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2022-06-27
Act 222, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1323).
HIHB1568PassRequires the department of education, department of health, department of public safety, department of defense, and University of Hawaii system to ensure that a certain percentage of food purchased for public schools, youth campuses, public hospitals...
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2022-06-27
Act 144, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1245).
HIHB1570Enroll

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Bans the sale of flavored tobacco products and mislabeled eliquid products. Establishes fines. (SD2)
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HIHB1829PassRequires any county or other issuer of private activity bonds to submit semi-annual reports to the Department of Budget and Finance and Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation on the status or use of its portion of the allocation of the an...
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2022-06-27
Act 182, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1283).
HIHB1992PassPermits composting and co-composting operations in agricultural districts, under certain conditions. Establishes and appropriates funds for one full-time equivalent permanent environmental health specialist IV position in the solid and hazardous wast...
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2022-06-27
Act 131, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1232).
HIHB2329PassRequires the department of land and natural resources to place historical markers throughout the State to indicate sites in the State that were significant in the life of President Barack Obama that have been identified by the department in consultat...
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2022-06-27
Act 210, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1311).
HIHB2515PassRequires the Department of Health to establish and operate a laboratory capable of testing for diseases, testing for air and water quality issues, and conducting other high complexity testing. (SD2)
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2022-06-27
Act 121, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1222).
HIHB2424Enroll

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Expands the investigative authority of DHS to include families with foster children with a pending adoption decree or for whom an adoption decree has been issued but adoption has not yet taken place, children who are placed into legal guardianship an...
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HIHB2510PassMakes the state earned income tax credit refundable and permanent. Provides for carryforward of nonrefundable credits previously claimed. Incrementally increases the minimum wage and tip credit beginning on 10/1/2022. (CD1)
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2022-06-23
Act 114, on 06/22/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1214).
HIHB1486PassAmends the offense of theft in the first degree to specifically include theft of a motor vehicle or motorcycle. (SD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 054, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1154).
HIHB2511Enroll

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Provides funds to the department of Hawaiian home lands to pursue a multi-pronged approach to eliminating its waitlist. Requires the department of Hawaiian home lands to develop a strategic plan to address applicant preferences. Requires an annual re...
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2022-05-05
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2512Enroll

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Permits recipients of accommodations or services from an ohana zone site to request a ninety-day extension of the accommodations or services. Expands regulatory exemptions for ohana zones pilot program contracts. Extends the sunset date for the ohana...
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2022-05-05
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHCR14PassEstablishing A Sister-state Relationship Between The State Of Hawaii, United States Of America, And The Autonomous Region Of Madeira, Portugal.
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2022-05-05
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB1561Enroll

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Establishes within the department of education a workforce readiness program to provide opportunities for students to earn associate degrees, workforce development diplomas, pre-apprenticeship certificates, and other industry-recognized certificates....
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1837Enroll

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Establishes a statewide working group on affordable housing to foster increased inter-agency coordination on housing and zoning issues, raise public awareness of ongoing state and county efforts to reduce barriers to affordable housing development, a...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2020Enroll

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Establishes a lapse date for any unencumbered moneys appropriated pursuant to Act 227, Session Laws of Hawaii 2021. Effective 6/29/2022. (CD1)
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2307Enroll

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Appropriates moneys to the department of agriculture to provide education and support to local businesses regarding the United States Food and Drug Administration's industry guidance on colored sea salt. (CD1)
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1488Engross

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Requires the tuition residency rules for the University of Hawaii to grant the resident tuition fee for enrollment at any University of Hawaii campus, including any community college, to individuals who have obtained a Hawaii high school diploma or e...
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2022-04-29
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 816).
HIHB1953Engross

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Provides the Department of Transportation with more flexibility and discretion to address substantial hardship situations that impact airport concession contracts. (SD2)
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2022-04-29
Received notice of change in Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 935).
HIHB1823Engross

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Authorizes advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants to practice medical aid in dying or provide counseling to a qualified patient. Requires an attending provider to make an initial determination in person or via telehealth. Amends...
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2022-04-28
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 801).
HIHB835Engross

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Appropriates funds to support the ongoing operations of the Hawaii national guard youth challenge program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2022-04-26
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 797).
HIHB2514Engross

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Beginning July 1, 2023, prohibits the operation of underground storage tanks with a capacity greater than 100,000 gallons. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2022-04-26
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 794).
HIHCR6PassRequesting The United States Department Of Defense To Prepare A Plan To Decommission The Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, Store Its Fuel Away From The Southern Oahu Basal Aquifer In A Manner Compliant With Federal And State Law, Prepare A Plan To...
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2022-04-26
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB2513Engross

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Deposits funds into the Rental Housing Revolving Fund to be used to provide loans or grants to mixed-income rental projects or units for persons and families with incomes between 60 and 100% of the median family income. Enables the Hawaii Housing Fin...
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2022-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-22 1:35PM; Conference Room 329.
HIHB2471Enroll

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Amends the definition of "Adequate Reserve Fund" to exclude the benefit cost rate from June 2020 through August 2021, for calendar years 2023 through 2030. (SD2)
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2022-04-22
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHCR17PassRequesting The Department Of Land And Natural Resources To Convene A Task Force To Develop A Feral Ungulate Management Plan For West Hawaii.
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2022-04-21
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB1548Engross

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Appropriates funds to the John A. Burns School of Medicine to expand medical school and residency training through the Department of Veterans Affairs graduate medical education programs. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2022-04-19
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 879).
HIHB1712Engross

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Prohibits siting of waste disposal facilities on important agricultural lands and agricultural lands with class A and B productivity ratings. Effective 7/30/2075. (SD1)
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2022-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 718).
HIHB1711Engross

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Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii to support 3 additional positions at the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources Kauai Research and Extension Station. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2022-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 718).
HIHB1658Engross

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Exempts easements granted over public lands affecting the transfer of public lands between the Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Department of Agriculture from formal county subdivision process and approval requirements. Before the tra...
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2022-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 872).
HIHR2PassRequesting The United States Department Of Defense To Prepare A Plan To Decommission The Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, Store Its Fuel Away From The Southern Oahu Basal Aquifer In A Manner Compliant With Federal And State Law, Prepare A Plan To...
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2022-04-07
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB2305Engross

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Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii for the college of tropical agriculture and human resources to study diseases affecting the production of ornamental red ginger on Oahu and the neighbor islands. (HD1)
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2022-04-05
The committee on WAM deferred the measure.
HIHB1830Engross

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Establishes the State self-insurance against property and casualty risks special fund to be administered by the comptroller to provide the State with self-insurance against the State's property and casualty risks, to be implemented January 1, 2030. R...
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2022-03-28
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HIHB1526Engross

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Requires each county to incorporate into its next integrated solid waste management plan revision a plan to all organic waste produced within the county by facilities generating more than a certain amount of organic waste per year. Appropriates funds...
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2022-03-24
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1562Engross

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Adds the director of Hawaii P-20 Partnerships for Education as an ex officio, nonvoting member to the early learning board. Effective 7/1/2051. (SD1)
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2022-03-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1824Engross

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Appropriates an unspecified amount of funds for five full-time equivalent (5.0 FTE) Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program Specialist positions within the Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman, assigned to each county as follows: one for the City and Coun...
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2022-03-24
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1419Engross

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Requires the Disability and Communication Access Board to develop, publish, and periodically update information and communication technology disability access standards to be implemented by state entities. Effective 7/1/2060. (SD1)
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2022-03-23
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1717Engross

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Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii to establish a foreign agriculture small equipment pilot program. Requires a report to the legislature. (HD1)
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2022-03-23
To Senate Higher Education Committee
HIHB1669Engross

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Requires the Office of Planning and Sustainable Development to establish a pilot program to develop a Waikiki adaptation and resilience plan to address climate change and sea level impacts in the Waikiki Special District. Requires reports to the Legi...
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2022-03-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1721Engross

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Requires the department of land and natural resources and department of agriculture to collaborate on feral animal management. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2022-03-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1714Engross

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Appropriates funds to the department of agriculture for the mitigation and control of the two-lined spittlebug, recovery of the rangelands and pastures damaged by the invasive pest, and research. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2022-03-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2418Engross

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Amends the focus, scope, and management of the agribusiness development corporation (ADC). Appropriates funds to ADC for a consultant for planning, an accountant, and for security on ADC property. Repeals the requirement that all agricultural project...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2470Engross

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Establishes the director of business, economic development, and tourism, or a designee of the director, as an ex-officio, voting member of the Hawaii tourism authority and the school facilities authority board. Transfers the stadium authority from th...
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2022-03-18
To Senate Energy, Economic Development, and Tourism Committee
HIHB1516Engross

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Prohibits as an unfair and deceptive practice the advertisement of a good or service in the absence of licenses or permits for the good or service, to the extent the licenses or permits are required by applicable state and county laws. Effective 1/1/...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
HIHB1631Engross

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Creates a nonrefundable water catchment income tax credit for homeowners who install a water catchment system meeting certain requirements on residential property in the State owned by the homeowners. (SD1)
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2022-03-16
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2417Engross

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Requires DLNR to review the final report of the house of representatives' investigative committee established under House Resolution No. 164, Regular Session of 2021, for the purpose of conducting a policy analysis and developing proposed legislation...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HIHB1670Engross

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Establishes a boundary review committee to render decisions on district boundary disputes brought before the land use commission. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2022-03-15
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HIHB1598Engross

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Authorizes the Hawaii board of veterinary medicine to grant temporary courtesy permits and relief permits for out-of-state veterinarians. Permits licensed veterinarians to practice veterinarian telemedicine. Allows for international veterinary school...
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2022-03-11
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HIHB1691Engross

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Repeals the requirement that a person only operates category 3 vehicles to qualify to drive commercially in the State. Repeals the requirement that an application for a commercial driver's license or commercial learner's permit include intrastate dri...
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2022-03-11
To Senate Transportation Committee
HIHB1659Engross

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Authorizes the board of land and natural resources to: (1) Amend and extend existing pasture leases for up to sixty-five years; (2) Issue new pasture leases by negotiation, if doing so furthers public purposes and the lands are already under pastoral...
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2022-03-11
To Senate Water and Land Committee
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