Hawaii Representative Nicole Lowen [D]

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HIHB566PassAdds coercive control between family or household members to the pilot program to strengthen state and county responses to domestic violence and increase violator accountability established by Act 19, Regular Session of 2020. Sunsets 6/30/2026. (SD1)
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2021-07-08
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 238, 07/06/2021, (Gov. Msg. No. 1366).
HIHB33PassAmends the terms and composition of members of the information technology steering committee. Requires the chief information officer to present an annual report to the information technology steering committee for public comment prior to submitting t...
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2021-07-07
Act 186, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1314).
HIHB80PassClarifies 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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2021-07-07
Act 226, 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1354).
HIHB79PassEstablishes 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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2021-07-07
Act 227, 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1355).
HIHB243PassRequires the Office of Planning, in cooperation with each state agency having operational responsibilities over state facilities, to: identify existing and planned facilities that are vulnerable to sea level rise, flooding impacts, and natural hazard...
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2021-07-07
Act 178, on 07/02/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1306).
HIHB817PassRequires and establishes benchmarks for each state department to ensure that a certain percentage of the produce purchased by that department consists of fresh local agricultural products or local value-added, processed, agricultural, or food product...
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2021-07-07
Act 176, on 07/02/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1304).
HIHB863PassAppropriates funds for the forest stewardship program of the department of land and natural resources to build and expand facilities of the state tree nurseries. (CD1)
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2021-07-07
Act 192, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1320).
HIHB1176PassAllows the governor to designate the department of land and natural resources to administer or enter into agreements for the administration of a green job youth corps program that provides temporary work and training opportunities to help address the...
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2021-07-07
Act 181, on 07/02/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1309).
HIHB1191PassEstablishes the broadband infrastructure grant program to award grants to applicants to extend deployment of infrastructure used to provide broadband service to unserved and underserved areas of the State. Renames the Hawaii technology loan revolving...
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2021-07-07
Act 225, 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1353).
HIHB1276PassAllows 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. (CD1)
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2021-07-07
Act 194, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1322).
HIHB546VetoRequires complex area superintendents to report directly to the superintendent of education. Requires reports. (CD1)
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2021-07-06
Vetoed (Gov. Msg. No. 1283).
HIHB72PassEstablishes a framework for the regulation of electric foot scooters by the State and counties. Amends definitions of "moped" to exclude electric foot scooters. Retains personal injury protection benefits for any individual sustaining injuries while ...
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2021-07-02
Act 174, 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1276).
HIHB31PassRaises the maximum age of minors for which safe storage of firearms is required from sixteen to eighteen years.
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2021-07-02
Act 148, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1250).
HIHB1149PassReorganizes and integrates the land use commission within a modified office of planning, which is renamed as the office of planning and sustainable development. (CD1)
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2021-07-02
Act 153, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1255).
HIHB1291PassAllows applicants to the University of Hawaii who earned a high school diploma from a public high school in the State with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and also provides evidence that they qualified for and received special education servi...
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2021-07-02
Act 156, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1258).
HIHB1318PassEstablishes the Environmental Advisory Council. Transfers the rights, powers, employees, appropriations, and other personal property from the Office of Environmental Quality Control to the Office of Planning. Transfers all rules adopted or developed ...
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2021-07-02
Act 152, on 07/01/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1254).
HIHB237PassAppropriates $350,000 for fiscal year 2021-2022 to the department of agriculture for the mitigation and control of the two-lined spittlebug and recovery of the rangelands damaged by the invasive pest. (CD1)
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2021-07-01
Act 137, on 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1239).
HIHB601PassAmends the statewide traffic code to allow for the county chiefs of police to designate county employees to issue citations for traffic violations. (SD1)
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2021-07-01
Act 128, on 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1230).
HIHB1333PassRequires the Hawaii natural energy institute, in consultation with the department of health, to conduct a comprehensive study to determine best practices for disposal, recycling, or secondary use of clean energy products in the State. (CD1)
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2021-06-28
Act 092, on 06/25/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1194).
HIHB247PassAmends 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 certain condominium property regime projects within the agricultural distric...
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2021-06-25
Act 077, on 06/24/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1179).
HIHB552PassPart I: Establishes clean ground transportation goals for state agencies to achieve a one hundred per cent light-duty motor vehicles zero-emission fleet by December 31, 2035. Part II: Authorizes the department of accounting and general services to ap...
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2021-06-25
Act 074, on 06/24/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1176).
HIHB561PassRequires the public utilities commission to determine whether analysis of the effect of the State's reliance on fossil fuels is necessary for proceedings involving water, wastewater, or telecommunications providers on an individual basis. Provides th...
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2021-06-25
Act 082, on 06/24/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1184).
HIHB1142PassAllocates three cents of the barrel tax to fund the installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging systems. Establishes a subaccount in the public utilities commission special fund for the EV charging system rebate program. Reallocates a portion of t...
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2021-06-25
Act 075, on 06/24/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1177).
HIHB78PassEliminates the requirement for a public utility to seek approval from the public utilities commission for the underground construction of high-voltage electric transmission lines if certain conditions are met. (SD1)
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2021-06-24
Act 065, 06/23/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1166).
HIHB77PassExempts the sale of the leased fee interest in certain affordable leasehold developments by the HHFDC from legislative approval. (SD1)
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2021-06-24
Act 064, 06/23/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1165).
HIHB1376PassExtends the required period for a notice of termination of the rental agreement from five days to fifteen days. Requires landlords to provide notice with specified terms and enter into mediation. Delays when a landlord may seek possession of a dwelli...
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2021-06-21
Act 057, 06/16/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1157).
HIHB553PassEstablishes an offense of intentionally or knowingly capturing, entangling, or killing a shark in state marine waters, and provides penalties and fines. Provides certain exemptions. Allows the department of land and natural resources to establish rul...
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2021-06-10
Act 051, 06/08/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1151).
HIHCR11PassRequesting The Hawaii State Commission On The Status Of Women To Convene A Task Force To Study Missing And Murdered Native Hawaiian Women And Girls.
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2021-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR81PassUrging The United States Congress, Federal Aviation Administration, And Hawaii Department Of Transportation To Take Every Action Necessary To Address Rapidly Increasing Safety Risks And Community Disruption Resulting From Insufficient Regulation Of T...
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2021-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR154PassCondemning All Forms Of Anti-asian Sentiment As Related To Covid-19; Urging Greater Investment In Federal, State, And Local Resources To Develop And Support Communitywide Solutions; And Requesting The Civil Rights Division Of The United States Depart...
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2021-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB608Engross

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Requires the board of education to hold no less than six community forums annually, with at least one forum in each county. Requires the board to include an open forum for public comments on non-agenda items. Requires a report to the legislature on i...
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2021-04-22
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday, 04-22-21 at 5:00 PM in CR 309.
HIHB550Engross

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Requires and establishes deadlines for state facilities, except smaller facilities and facilities within the stadium development district, to implement cost-effective energy efficiency measures. Allows the department of accounting and general service...
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2021-04-22
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-23-21 10:00AM in conference room CR 325.
HIHB570Engross

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Expands the time period by which a civil action for childhood sexual abuse may be initiated. Extends the period during which a victim of childhood sexual abuse may bring an otherwise time-barred action against the victim's abuser or a legal entity ha...
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2021-04-21
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-22-21 2:45PM in conference room CR 329.
HIHB1324Engross

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Establishes 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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2021-04-21
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-23-21 9:50AM in conference room CR 229.
HIHB558Engross

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Creates the clean energy and energy efficiency revolving loan fund in the Hawaii green infrastructure special fund to be administered by the Hawaii Green Infrastructure Authority. Amends the purpose of the revolving sub-fund to expand financing for s...
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2021-04-20
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 842).
HIHB722Engross

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Establishes a statewide coordinator and program overseen by the department of the attorney general to provide services and assistance to commercially sexually exploited children and victims of human trafficking. Requires the attorney general to submi...
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2021-04-20
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Wednesday, 04-21-21 2:40PM in conference room CR 329.
HIHB1130Engross

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Requires the Office of Planning to hire a contractor to, among other things, identify and assess alternative financing, project delivery, and cost recovery mechanisms to recapture the State's upfront investment in transit-oriented development infrast...
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2021-04-20
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 842).
HIHCR27PassUrging The Department Of Health's Environmental Management Division To Ensure That Destinations To Which The State's Recyclable Waste Is Transported For Out-of-state Processing Abide By The Environmental Standards As Outlined By The Basel Convention.
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2021-04-20
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR45PassUrging The United States Congress To Grant Additional Authority To The Federal Communications Commission To Stop Unwanted And Illegal Robocalls.
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2021-04-20
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB95Engross

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Authorizes the issuance of special license plates for recognition and protection of the State's natural resources. Effective 7/1/2051. (SD1)
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2021-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560).
HIHB606Engross

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Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds with the funds to be deposited into the dwelling unit revolving fund and the rental housing revolving fund. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2021-04-19
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Tuesday, 04-20-21 3:31PM in conference room CR 329.
HIHB826Engross

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Makes unlawful the sale of flavored tobacco products, mislabeling of e-liquid products containing nicotine, and sale of tobacco products other than through retail sales via inperson exchange. Includes e-liquid and electronic smoking devices within th...
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2021-04-19
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Wednesday, 04-21-21 2:00PM in conference room CR 329.
HIHB1088Engross

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Bans 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 1/1/2024. (SD2)
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2021-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560).
HIHB1326Engross

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Allows 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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2021-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560).
HIHCR68PassRequesting The Department Of Education To Create A Landscape Management Plan With Goals To Increase Tree Canopies On Public School Grounds, Document Existing Inventory And Talent, And Identify Additional Resources Required To Implement And Sustain Th...
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2021-04-19
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR95PassUrging Hawaii Helicopter Companies To Avoid Conducting Nonemergency Flights Over Residential Neighborhoods.
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2021-04-19
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR161PassSupporting And Adopting The Goals Set Forth In The Digital Equity Declaration For Hawaii Adopted By The Broadband Hui.
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2021-04-16
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR80Engross

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Requesting The United States Food And Drug Administration To Promote Transparency And Enforcement By Providing Individual Premarket Tobacco Product Application Applicant Information Of Hawaii Sellers To The Department Of The Attorney General For Law ...
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2021-04-09
To Senate Health Committee
HIHB46Engross

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Requires all habitat conservation plans to include an agreement for plan participants to enter into and maintain an annual service contract with a stand-by and response facility available to provide emergency medical and rehabilitation services to na...
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2021-04-06
The committee on WAM deferred the measure.
HIHR12PassRequesting The Hawaii State Commission On The Status Of Women To Convene A Task Force To Study Missing And Murdered Native Hawaiian Women And Girls.
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2021-03-31
Resolution adopted in final form.
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