Hawaii Representative Nicole Lowen [D]

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HIHB782IntroAppropriates funds to improve the health care services related to cardiac care at Kona Community Hospital. Funds may be used for the construction of a hybrid catheterization lab and operating room and funding of cardiology staff positions to alleviat...
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2018-02-16
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HIHB1616IntroAppropriates funds for one advanced life support ambulance to be based in Puna on the island of Hawaii and to be used from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., and to include a vehicle, equipment, and personnel costs. (HB1616 HD1)
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2018-02-16
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HIHB1751IntroRequires the Department of Land and Natural Resources, through its Division of Aquatic Resources, to establish a network of marine managed areas in areas identified to provide the most benefit to the State's nearshore marine resources. (HB1751 HD2)
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2018-02-16
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HIHB1757IntroExpands the coffee labeling requirements to include ready-to-drink coffee beverages. (HB1757 HD1)
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2018-02-16
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Todd, Yamashita, Tupola, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) DeCoite, Nakamura.
HIHB1802IntroAmends the cesspool upgrade, conversion, or connection income tax credit pilot program by repealing the provision that restricts DOH from certifying more than two residential large capacity cesspools as qualified cesspools. (HB1802 HD1)
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2018-02-16
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HIHB1801IntroAmends the definition of "renewable portfolio standard" to more accurately reflect the percentage of renewable energy penetration in the State. Establishes renewable portfolio standards and targets for gas utility companies that mirrors those set for...
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2018-02-16
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HIHB1830IntroAllows the deposit of funds appropriated by the Legislature into the University of Hawaii Green Special Fund (Fund). Requires notice to the Legislature for any expenditure from the Fund. (HB1830 HD2)
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2018-02-16
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HIHB1864IntroExpands the income tax credit for renewable energy technologies to include ocean thermal energy conversion research and development facilities. (HB1864 HD2)
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2018-02-16
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Todd, Yamashita, Tupola; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Ward; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) DeCoite, Nakamura.
HIHB1886IntroEstablishes a temporary, five-year Senior Citizen Higher Education Access Pilot Program at the University of Hawaii systemwide. (HB1886 HD1)
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2018-02-16
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HIHB1908IntroProhibits multiburst trigger activators. (HB1908 HD1)
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2018-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB1968IntroAppropriates funds to the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources cooperative extension service for four full-time ornamental plant extension agents. (HB1968 HD1)
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2018-02-16
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HIHB1967IntroAllows advanced practice registered nurses, physicians, dentists, psychologists, pharmacists, and social workers to receive tax credits for acting as preceptors in volunteer-based supervised clinical training rotations provided to eligible students t...
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2018-02-16
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HIHB2019IntroEstablishes a 3-year homeless employment grant program that provides homeless individuals with work opportunities and connects them with service providers. Requires the Department of Human Services to submit a report to the Legislature prior to the 2...
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2018-02-16
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HIHB1997IntroRequires the Legislative Reference Bureau to conduct a study on the process that the Department of Land and Natural Resources uses to remove vessels stranded in nearshore waters and report its findings to the Legislature. (HB1997 HD1)
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2018-02-16
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HIHB2072IntroProhibits certain restraints and tethers that endanger or deny sustenance to a dog. Specifies penalties. (HB2072 HD1)
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2018-02-16
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1995IntroRegulates broadband internet service providers to ensure a free and open Internet. Establishes a task force to examine the costs and benefits of creating a state-owned public utility company to provide broadband internet service. (HB1995 HD1)
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2018-02-16
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HIHB2061IntroProhibits private detectives and guards from self-identifying as law enforcement officers, police, or police officers and from wearing or using any badge, uniform, equipment, vehicle, or other accoutrement capable of being associated with that of a l...
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2018-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm]
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HIHB1983IntroAppropriates funds from a special fund for enforcement officer positions in all counties. (HB1983 HD1)
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2018-02-16
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HIHB1984IntroDirects the Commission on Water Resource Management to conduct a statewide water security study reviewing past water supply, present water use, and future water availability by 2050. Makes an appropriation. (HB1984 HD1)
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2018-02-16
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HIHB1994IntroProhibits state law enforcement agencies from complying with federal immigration detainers or honoring requests for non-public information unless specifically required to do so by a warrant signed by a judge or provisions of federal, state, or local ...
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2018-02-16
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HIHB1986IntroEstablishes a carbon credit revenue program under the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism that administers revenues realized from the sale of any carbon credits in any established carbon registry and uses the resulting proceeds ...
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2018-02-16
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HIHB1999IntroRequires certain government decision-makers at the state and county levels to attend a training course on native Hawaiian and Hawaiian rights. (HB1999 HD2)
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2018-02-16
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HIHB1985IntroRequires the Board of Land and Natural Resources to provide an annual report to the Legislature with information regarding the value, current zoning, and status of resource value public lands held by the Department of Natural Land and Resources. (HB1...
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2018-02-16
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HIHB2046IntroAppropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for outreach and education efforts in West Hawaii county regarding the detection and treatment of little fire ants. (HB2046 HD1)
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2018-02-16
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Todd, Yamashita, Tupola, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) DeCoite, Nakamura.
HIHB2062IntroMakes permanent the regulation of athletic trainers. (HB2062 HD2)
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2018-02-16
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HIHB2027IntroRequires the Auditor to review the water quality certification process of the Department of Health's Clean Water Branch. (HB2027 HD1)
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2018-02-16
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Todd, Yamashita, Tupola, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) DeCoite, Nakamura.
HIHB2013IntroAppropriates funds to upgrade the Department of Land and Natural Resources' Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement's trucks currently in use in Hawaii county. (HB2013 HD1)
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2018-02-16
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Todd, Yamashita, Tupola, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) DeCoite, Nakamura.
HIHB2043IntroAuthorizes counties to inspect sewer laterals located on private property under certain conditions. Authorizes counties to compel property owners to inspect sewer laterals under certain conditions and to make repairs as necessary. (HB2043 HD1)
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2018-02-16
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HIHB1987IntroRequires the Commission on Water Resource Management to conduct a five-year study on streamflows in the State. Appropriates funds to the Commission for the study. (HB1987 HD1)
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2018-02-16
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Todd, Yamashita, Tupola, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) DeCoite, Nakamura.
HIHB2110IntroDirects the Public Utilities Commission to establish a microgrid services tariff to encourage and facilitate the development and use of energy resilient microgrids. (HB2110 HD2)
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2018-02-16
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HIHB2156IntroAuthorizes the Department of Education to establish a Farm to School Program. Requires the Farm to School Coordinator in the Department of Agriculture to work in collaboration with the Department of Education on any Farm to School Program. Establishe...
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2018-02-16
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HIHB2115IntroAppropriates funds to the department of labor and industrial relations for the K-12 agriculture workforce development pipeline initiative. (HB2115 HD1)
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2018-02-16
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HIHB2097IntroAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to hire lifeguards to monitor state and county beach parks. (HB2097 HD1)
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2018-02-16
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HIHB2108IntroExtends the authorization to issue special purpose revenue bonds to assist Kaiuli Energy, LLC, with the financing of the planning, design, and construction of a seawater air conditioning district cooling facility and chilled water distribution system...
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2018-02-16
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Todd, Yamashita, Tupola, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) DeCoite, Nakamura.
HIHB2102IntroEstablishes and appropriates funds for a Regional Nutrient Cycling Pilot Program on Maui. Requires DOA to report on the efficacy of the pilot program. (HB2102 HD2)
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2018-02-16
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HIHB2153IntroDesignates the month of April of each year as the Hawaii Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month.
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2018-02-16
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HIHB2139IntroProhibits discrimination on the basis of sex, including gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation, in any state educational program or activity, or in any educational program or activity that receives state financial assistance. (HB2139 HD...
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2018-02-16
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HIHB2095IntroAuthorizes the agribusiness development corporation to enter into contracts with private businesses to remove select municipal solid waste, glass, and food and green waste from the waste stream for use in other business sectors, including agriculture...
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2018-02-16
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HIHB2105IntroAppropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for the establishment and administration of the Agriculture Grant Program to support local food production in the State. (HB2105 HD1)
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2018-02-16
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Todd, Yamashita, Tupola, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) DeCoite, Nakamura.
HIHB2099IntroRequires the Department of Agriculture to conduct a feasibility study on the establishment of ag-tech zones within the City and County of Honolulu. Appropriates funds for conducting the feasibility study. (HB2099 HD1)
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2018-02-16
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HIHB2165IntroEstablishes the University of Hawaii Promise Program to provide scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of qualified students enrolled at any campus of the University of Hawaii system or any community college campus. Appropriates funds to establ...
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2018-02-16
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HIHB2084IntroRequires HTDC to report outreach and mentorship assistance to Neighbor Island innovative small businesses. Appropriates funds for the Neighbor Island Innovation Initiative Program. Authorizes and provides funding for the Hawaii Technology Development...
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2018-02-16
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Todd, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 5 Excused: Representative(s) DeCoite, Fukumoto, Nakamura, Yamashita, Tupola.
HIHB2170IntroAppropriates funds to the Executive Office on Early Learning for an online platform to facilitate professional learning for Executive Office on Early Learning public pre-kindergarten program educators. (HB2170 HD1)
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2018-02-16
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HIHB2128IntroRequires that health insurance policies include coverage for clinical victim support services for victims of sexual violence and abuse who suffer from mental disorders. Defines "clinical victim support service" and "victim of sexual violence or abuse...
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2018-02-16
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HIHB2155IntroCreates and appropriates funds for Erin's Law Task Force to review policies, programs, and curricula for educating public school students about sexual abuse and sex trafficking prevention, and report recommendations for the establishment of a program...
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2018-02-16
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HIHB2096IntroEstablishes the Emergency Hazard Flood Mitigation Special Fund. Appropriates moneys into the Special Fund. Appropriates moneys from the Special Fund for emergency flood mitigation equipment. (HB2096 HD1)
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2018-02-16
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HIHB2131IntroCreates a Hawaii Sexual Assault Response and Training Program to address the manner in which sexual assault evidence collection kits are processed and tracked, and to ensure that victims of sexual assault are informed of their rights under the law. R...
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2018-02-16
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HIHB2181IntroEstablishes December 7 of each year as Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. (HB2181 HD1)
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2018-02-16
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Todd, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 5 Excused: Representative(s) DeCoite, Fukumoto, Nakamura, Yamashita, Tupola.
HIHB2196IntroEstablishes a pilot program to retrofit various Department of Education buildings to withstand a category 3 hurricane. Requires the Department of Education to work in collaboration with the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency. Appropriates funds. (HB2...
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2018-02-16
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HIHB2249IntroCreates a $30,000,000 revolving line of credit sub-fund under the umbrella of the Green Energy Market Securitization Loan Fund for any state agency or department to finance energy efficiency measures. Establishes the Grid Resiliency Rebate Program an...
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2018-02-16
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