Hawaii Senator Mike Gabbard [D]

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HISB589PassPART I - Establishes the University of Hawaii (UH) Cancer Research Center in statute as the Cancer Research Center of Hawaii. Requires the Director of the Cancer Research Center to be appointed in accordance with the Board of Regents policy. Requires...
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2021-07-21
Act 008, 2021 Special Session, on 07-20-21 (Gov. Msg. No. 2).
HISB1387PassRequires dog and cat owners to microchip their pets. Takes effect 1/1/2022. (CD1)
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2021-07-08
Act 005, Special Session 2021, 07/06/21.
HISB157PassAuthorizes the issuance of a civil license to solemnize marriage and allows solemnization by any individual at least eighteen years of age. (CD1)
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2021-07-07
Act 211, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1339).
HISB222PassBeginning 7/1/2022, requires the comptroller's annual report to the governor and legislature to include a list of all accounts that were closed by the comptroller during the immediately preceding fiscal year, and a list of accounts that remain open b...
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2021-07-07
Act 202, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1330).
HISB474PassRequires that mandatory seller disclosures in real estate transactions include identification of residential real properties lying within the sea level rise exposure area. Takes effect 5/1/22. (CD1)
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2021-07-07
Act 179, on 07/02/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1307).
HISB512PassRemoves 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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2021-07-07
Act 177, on 07/02/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1305).
HISB764PassAdds a permanent commercial driver's license disqualification for a commercial driver's license or commercial learner's permit holder who is convicted of a felony involving severe forms of trafficking in persons, without the possibility of reinstatem...
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2021-07-07
Act 215, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1343).
HISB765PassEstablishes sentencing guidelines for highly intoxicated drivers. Requires that ignition interlock devices be installed on all vehicles operated by a person upon license revocation. Increases the license revocation period and extends the applicable l...
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2021-07-07
Act 216, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1344).
HISB791PassClarifies removal processes for unauthorized vessels. Clarifies the criteria for determining whether a vessel is abandoned. Reduces the allowable time frame to claim an unauthorized vessel that is impounded by the department of land and natural resou...
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2021-07-07
Act 218, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1346).
HISB1015PassExpands the 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 occupy...
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2021-07-07
Act 219, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1347).
HISB1329PassRequires procurement protests to be addressed as expeditiously as possible. Establishes time limits to resolve certain procurement protests. Amends the cash or protest bond amount for parties initiating administrative proceedings for review of certai...
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2021-07-07
Act 224, 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1352).
HISB1409VetoProhibits newly appointed or reappointed council, board, and commission members from serving if the member has not completed, within the requisite time, the required training course related to native Hawaiian rights. Requires the Office of Hawaiian A...
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2021-07-06
Vetoed on 07/06/2021 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1302).
HISB242PassRequires that public and charter schools offer education in computer science. Requires annual reports. (CD1)
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2021-07-02
Act 158, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1260).
HISB244PassExpands 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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2021-07-02
Act 159, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1261).
HISB367PassWaives the requirement for section 401 water quality certification for certain small-scale beach restoration projects authorized by the department of land and natural resources. (CD1)
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2021-07-02
Act 162, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1264).
HISB348PassUpdates the federal law reference to standards established by the United States Food and Drug Administration regarding product quality standards for bottled water. Repeals the requirement that noncarbonated bottled water be transported, stored, proce...
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2021-07-02
Act 161, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1263).
HISB345PassBans the import for profit, sale, and offer for sale of any cosmetic in the State if the final product or any component of the final product was developed or manufactured using animal testing performed on or after 1/1/2022 in a cruel manner. Effectiv...
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2021-07-02
Act 160, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1262).
HISB516PassBeginning 7/1/2022, requires the state board for career and technical education to oversee and review annually certain statewide processes, requirements, and rules related to the student attainment of industry-recognized credentials. Requires an annu...
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2021-07-02
Act 163, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1265).
HISB814PassRequires members of the charter school commission to collectively possess experience and expertise in various fields. Clarifies authorizer compliance requirements in cases of an appeal. (CD1)
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2021-07-02
Act 167, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1269).
HISB813PassRequires authorizers to provide to each charter schools it oversees a list of approved independent auditors. (CD1)
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2021-07-02
Act 166, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1268).
HISB936PassAuthorizes the department of health to disseminate information on seizure first aid. Authorizes employers to disseminate information on seizure first aid provided by the department of health to their employees at the employer's workplace. Sunsets 6/3...
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2021-07-02
Act 150, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1252).
HISB57PassCodifies certain certification, renewal, and violation processes of vehicle inspectors who conduct vehicle safety inspections under the department of transportation. Makes inoperable the requirement for reconstructed vehicles to obtain a special insp...
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2021-07-01
Act 129, on 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1231).
HISB336PassAmends the maximum amount that the Chairperson of the Board of Agriculture is authorized to approve for agricultural loans and aquacultural loans not to exceed $50,000 of state funds, rather than $25,000. (CD1)
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2021-07-01
Act 136, on 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1238).
HISB934PassExempts hydrogen fuels from petroleum product measurement requirements. (CD1)
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2021-07-01
Act 135, on 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1237).
HISB1402PassRequires the department of transportation to create motor vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian highway and pathway networks. Creates annual reporting requirements. (CD1)
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2021-07-01
Act 131, on 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1233).
HISB159PassMakes an application for voter registration part of all state identification card and driver's license applications. Requires qualified applicants to choose to be registered to vote. Requires updating of names and addresses of qualified applicants wh...
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2021-06-29
Act 126, on 06/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1228).
HISB932PassEstablishes the clean energy and energy efficiency revolving loan fund. Repeals the building energy efficiency revolving loan fund. Authorizes moneys in the green infrastructure special fund to be used to finance the option to purchase solar energy s...
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2021-06-29
Act 107, on 06/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1209).
HISB1412PassAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist HK Management LLC, in planning, designing, constructing, reconstructing, renovating, acquiring, equipping, and improving surf industry center facilities. (CD1)
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2021-06-29
Act 120, on 06/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1222).
HISB489PassIncreases the maximum area for each agricultural shade cloth structure, cold frame, and greenhouse that could qualify the structure for an exemption from building permit and building code requirements. Effective 1/1/2022. (CD1)
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2021-06-28
Act 100, on 06/25/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1202).
HISB696PassExtends the date on which the temporary commission on the thirteenth festival of pacific arts shall cease to exist to August 31, 2025. Permits less than a quorum of commission members to discuss matters relating to official board business outside a c...
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2021-06-28
Act 103, on 06/25/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1205).
HISB828PassGrants 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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2021-06-25
Act 069, on 06/24/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1171).
HISB834PassEstablishes the offense of importation, sale, or possession of one or more childlike sex dolls. (CD1)
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2021-06-25
Act 067, on 06/24/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1169).
HISB664PassAppropriates funds for the Hawaii correctional system oversight commission. (CD1)
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2021-06-24
Act 062, 06/23/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1163).
HISR8PassConvening A Task Force To Address Implementation Of Hawaii's State Law Corollary To Title Ix To Strengthen Hawaii's Efforts To End Campus-based Sexual Violence And Gender Discrimination.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISB939PassEstablishes June 19 of each year as Juneteenth. (CD1)
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2021-06-21
Act 053, 06/16/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1153).
HISCR25PassRequesting The Department Of Public Safety To Allow Faith Pods Based On Kapu Aloha To Be Established Within Each Correctional Center.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR14PassRequesting The Department Of Public Safety To Allow Faith Pods Based On Kapu Aloha To Be Established Within Each Correctional Center.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR15PassUrging The Empowerment Of Young Women By Annually Recognizing October 11 As The International Day Of The Girl.
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2021-06-21
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HISCR26PassUrging The Empowerment Of Young Women By Recognizing October 11, 2021, As The International Day Of The Girl.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISCR38PassUrging The Hawaii State Department Of Education School Food Services Branch To Adopt An Addendum To Its Agreements For The aina Pono Hawaii State Farm To School Program Requiring The Procurement Of Goods And/or Services From Food Hubs.
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2021-06-21
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HISR27PassUrging The Hawaii State Department Of Education School Food Services Branch To Adopt An Addendum To Its Agreements For The aina Pono Hawaii State Farm To School Program Requiring The Procurement Of Goods And/or Services From Food Hubs.
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2021-06-21
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HISR35PassRequesting The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation To Convene A Task Force To Conduct A Feasibility Study For Construction Of A Hospital In North Kona And A Health Care Needs Assessment Of The West Hawaii Region.
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2021-06-21
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HISCR44PassDeclaring A Climate Emergency And Requesting Statewide Collaboration Toward An Immediate Just Transition And Emergency Mobilization Effort To Restore A Safe Climate.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISCR47PassUrging The Department Of Veterans Affairs To Recognize A Presumptive Service Connection For Chronically Ill Veterans Who Were Stationed At Kunia Field On The Island Of Oahu.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR30PassDeclaring A Climate Emergency And Requesting Statewide Collaboration Toward An Immediate Just Transition And Emergency Mobilization Effort To Restore A Safe Climate.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR34PassRequesting The Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation And Adaptation Commission And The County Of Hawaii To Collaborate To Identify Sea Level Rise At Kahaluu Bay And Jointly Pursue A Master Plan To Relocate The Pavilion At Kahaluu Bay, Hawaii.
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
HISR31PassRequesting The Department Of Agriculture To Establish A Kona Area Agricultural Working Group To Promote Agriculture, Economic Development, And Housing.
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2021-06-21
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HISR45PassRequesting The Department Of Education To Convene A Working Group To Create A Model Statewide School Policy On Student Suicide Prevention, Intervention, And Postvention In Grades K-12.
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2021-06-21
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HISR48PassCondemning And Denouncing All Forms Of Anti-asian Sentiment And All Acts Of Racism, Xenophobia, Intolerance, Discrimination, Hate Crime, And Hate Speech Against Asian Americans And Asian Individuals In The United States And Requesting The Hawaii Civi...
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2021-06-21
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HISCR66PassCondemning And Denouncing All Forms Of Anti-asian Sentiment And All Acts Of Racism, Xenophobia, Intolerance, Discrimination, Hate Crime, And Hate Speech Against Asian Americans And Asian Individuals In The United States And Requesting The Hawaii Civi...
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2021-06-21
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-21-21.
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