Hawaii Representative Richard Onishi [D]

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HIHB1938PassIncreases the fine to not more than $1,000 for passing or overtaking a school bus on a state highway while the bus is stopped and its visual signals are turned on. Effective upon approval. (HB1938 CD1)
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2018-07-11
Act 172, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1281).
HIHB2464PassRequires the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to conduct a study on the issue of Hawaiian Home Lands lessees selling or transferring their leases for a fee or other personal gain and then applying for a subsequent lease and submit a report of the fi...
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2018-07-11
Act 179, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1288).
HIHB2507PassMakes housekeeping amendments to remove preschools from the Superintendent's scope of authority and to clarify that the Executive Office on Early Learning Director may authorize preschool personnel access to a student's immunization registry informat...
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2018-07-11
Act 175, on 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1284).
HIHB2684PassAppropriates funds for the Public Utilities Commission to hire two full-time enforcement personnel. (HB2684 CD1)
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2018-07-11
Act 201, 07/10/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1310).
HIHB2010PassCancels the debt owed to the State by the Hawaii Tourism Authority for convention center construction costs and related interest. Amends the allocations of transient accommodations tax revenues to the convention center enterprise special fund and tou...
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2018-07-05
Act 086, 06/29/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1187).
HIHB2607PassRequires the Department of Education to develop and implement a statewide computer science curricula plan for public school students in K-12 that may include design thinking as part of the curricula and ensure each public high school offers at least ...
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2018-06-22
Act 051, 06/21/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1151).
HIHB1971PassAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Kunoa Cattle Company, LLC, to fund the construction of a multi-species livestock farm, expansion of the slaughter and processing infrastructure, development of distribution assets and...
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2018-06-13
Act 034, 06/07/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1134).
HIHB2114PassProvides that negotiations over the implementation of management decisions affecting the terms and conditions of employment that are subject to collective bargaining are not precluded from collective bargaining negotiations. Specifies that negotiatio...
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2018-05-01
Act 010, 05/01/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1110).
HIHCR75PassUrging State Agencies To Collaborate With Farmers, Other Landowners, And Private Organizations To Mitigate The Impacts Of Invasive Animals On Kauai.
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2018-05-01
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB2014EngrossRequires the Governor to identify available state land for the establishment of a homelessness village. Establishes the Puuhonua Homeless Villages program. Requires the Department of Human Services, in conjunction with the Governor, to hold a public ...
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2018-04-27
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 2:00pm in Conference Room 325.
HIHB2753EngrossPart I: Establishes and appropriates funds for the Ohana Zone Pilot Program. Part II: Establishes and appropriate funds for the Emergency Department Homelessness Assessment Pilot Program. Part III: Authorizes DHS to establish the Return-to-Home Pilot...
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2018-04-27
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-27-18 at 2:00pm in Conference Room 325.
HIHB1883EngrossEstablishes a two-year Agricultural Theft and Vandalism Pilot Project to examine the effectiveness of prosecuting agricultural theft and agricultural vandalism in the County of Hawaii. Appropriates funds. Appropriates moneys to the Agribusiness Devel...
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2018-04-26
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 681).
HIHB1882EngrossAppropriates moneys for laptop computers or tablets to be used by teachers and students for digital teaching and learning. Appropriates moneys for after-school programs at Kalanianaole Elementary and Intermediate School, Kapaa Middle School, Konawaen...
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2018-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 1:00PM in conference room 312.
HIHB2007EngrossAmends the definition of "aircraft" under section 237-24.9, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to remove language that limits the definition to craft that operate with 2 or more jet engine, thereby expanding the types of aircraft eligible for the aircraft serv...
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2018-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 10:00AM in conference room 225.
HIHB2162EngrossClarifies that funds for bonuses required by statute or collective bargaining shall not be paid out of a charter school's facilities funding or per-pupil funds. Beginning with fiscal year 2018-2019, requires that such bonuses be separate line items i...
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2018-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-18 1:00PM in conference room 312.
HIHB2105EngrossAppropriates moneys to the Department of Agriculture to support local food production projects in the State. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2018-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-27-18 10:05AM in conference room 224.
HIHB1969EngrossRequires the Department of Land and Natural Resources, in coordination with the Office of Planning and Department of Agriculture, to prepare and periodically update a seafood management study that expands the State's priority on food by including wil...
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2018-04-25
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-26-18 3:30PM in conference room 423.
HIHB2012EngrossAllocates funds from transient accommodations tax revenues to the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) to implement initiatives, in conjunction with the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association, to address homelessness in tourist and resort areas, as designa...
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2018-04-25
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-26-18 11:30AM in conference room 423.
HIHB2178EngrossEstablishes a $25,000 maximum limit on a cash or protest bond that must be posted for a procurement award protest. Establishes that the prevailing party in an administrative protest hearing is entitled to attorneys' fees and costs. Takes effect on 1/...
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2018-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-18 2:30PM in conference room 429.
HIHB2605EngrossAllows a transient accommodations broker to register as a tax collection agent for its operators and plan managers. Requires operators and plan managers to provide a statement to the transient accommodations broker confirming compliance with all appl...
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2018-04-25
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Thursday, 04-26-18 11:30AM in conference room 423.
HIHCR95PassRequesting The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation Regional Boards For Oahu, East Hawaii, West Hawaii, And Kauai To Assess The Availability Of Long-term Care Beds In Each Region And Its Impact On Wait Times For Acute Care Hospital Beds.
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2018-04-25
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR94PassRequesting The Development Of A State Information Technology Strategic Plan To Include Data Goals And Objectives.
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2018-04-25
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB474EngrossAppropriates funds to the University of Hawaii at Hilo for testing, studies, outreach, research, and other activities related to the prevention and eradication of rat lungworm disease. (SD1)
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2018-04-24
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 831).
HIHB1172EngrossEstablishes property owner liability for illegal aerial devices possessed or set off on their property by others. Allows probable cause for fireworks offenses to be established from statements from witnesses and photographs, video, and other recordin...
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2018-04-24
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 831).
HIHB2077EngrossEstablishes the Public Employees Training Program within the Department of Human Resources Development to provide training programs to improve and enhance state employees' understanding of their job duties. Allocates one percent of collective bargain...
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2018-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-25-18 9:30AM in conference room 329.
HIHB2598EngrossRequires the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to establish paid family leave for all workers by January 1, 2021. Requires reports to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2030. (SD2)
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2018-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Wednesday 04-25-18 9:30AM in conference room 329.
HIHB1968EngrossAppropriates funds to the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources cooperative extension service for four full-time equivalent (4.0 FTE) ornamental plant extension agents. Takes effect 7/1/2112. (SD1)
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2018-04-23
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Wednesday, 04-25-18 9:00AM in conference room 312.
HIHB2176EngrossAppropriates funds for existing alternative learning centers or alternative learning schools, a new alternative learning school within the Nanakuli-Waianae school complex area, the planning and designing of alternative learning schools in each of the...
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2018-04-23
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 827).
HIHB1976EngrossAuthorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds and appropriates funds to finance capital improvements to the Waiahole Irrigation System. (SD1)
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2018-04-20
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Tuesday 04-24-18 10:31AM in conference room 224.
HIHCR96PassUrging The Department Of Transportation To Engage In Public Education And Outreach To Reduce Littering, Promote And Encourage Participation In The Adopt-a-highway Program To Keep Roads Litter-free, And Work With The Counties To Expand The Adopt-a-hig...
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2018-04-20
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB2172EngrossEstablishes and appropriates funds for an Office of Strategic Partnerships and Development to specifically analyze, evaluate, recommend, coordinate, oversee, and manage public-private partnerships that benefit the University of Hawaii. Removes refere...
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2018-04-19
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 801).
HIHB2238EngrossEstablishes the Safe Keiki Grant program to award funds to qualified DOE schools to purchase supplies for students to remain at school shelters for 48 hours in the event of an emergency. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2018-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 793).
HIHB2747EngrossChanges the annual contribution and deduction amounts, aggregate contribution amount, and deadline for distributing the entire interest for individual housing accounts established after 12/31/2018; allows community development financial institutions ...
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2018-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 793).
HIHB2073EngrossEstablishes the Kanoelehua industrial area and Banyan drive region as a redevelopment district until June 30, 2028. Authorizes a local redevelopment agency to contract with a developer for construction of non-residential uses on public land within th...
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2018-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 787).
HIHB2745EngrossExpands the rental assistance program by increasing the minimum percentage of affordable units a rental housing project is required to maintain for eligible tenants from 20 percent to 30 percent. Decreases the qualifying maximum ceiling from 80 perce...
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2018-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609).
HIHB2746EngrossAmends Act 127, Session Laws of Hawaii 2016, to clarify the duties of the Special Action Team on Affordable Rental Housing and add additional members to the Special Action Team for the purpose of addressing issues related to extremely low-income hous...
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2018-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 609).
HIHR91IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Supply Each Public Kindergarten And Elementary School Student In The State With Meals, Ready-to-eat, For Consumption When Natural Disasters Or Other Emergency Incidents Occur.
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2018-04-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR51EngrossRequesting The Department Of Health To Adopt Administrative Rules Regarding Noise Level Standards For Residential And Commercial Areas Of The State.
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2018-04-10
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HIHCR81EngrossRequesting The Judiciary To Study The Feasibility Of Opening Community Outreach Courts In Puna And Kau.
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2018-04-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHCR84EngrossRequesting An Audit Of Various Funds And Programs Of The Department Of Land And Natural Resources.
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2018-04-10
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HIHCR131EngrossUrging The International Olympic Committee, International Paralympic Committee, United States Olympic Committee, And The Tokyo Organising Committee Of The Olympic And Paralympic Games To Encourage Olympic And Paralympic Athletes To Train In Hawaii Fo...
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2018-04-10
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Technology Committee
HIHCR162EngrossRequesting The Hawaii State Judiciary And Department Of Human Services To Not Use Blindness As A Basis For Denying Parental Rights.
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2018-04-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHR69PassRequesting An Audit Of Various Funds And Programs Of The Department Of Land And Natural Resources.
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2018-04-05
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR138PassRequesting The Hawaii State Judiciary And Department Of Human Services To Not Use Blindness As A Basis For Denying Parental Rights.
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2018-04-05
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR39PassRequesting The Department Of Health To Adopt Administrative Rules Regarding Noise Level Standards For Residential And Commercial Areas Of The State.
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2018-04-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR60PassRequesting The Department Of Agriculture To Establish A Kauai Invasive Species Task Force To Study The Issues Of Invasive Animals In Kauai.
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2018-04-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR79PassRequesting The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation Oahu Regional Board To Assess The Availability Of Long-term Care Beds On Oahu And To Develop Recommendations Regarding The Closure Of Leahi Hospital And Maluhia Long-term Care Health Center.
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2018-04-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR81PassUrging The Department Of Transportation To Engage In Public Education And Outreach To Reduce Littering, Promote And Encourage Participation In The Adopt-a-highway Program To Keep Roads Litter-free, And Work With The Counties To Expand The Adopt-a-hig...
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2018-04-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR78PassRequesting The Development Of A State Information Technology Strategic Plan To Include Data Goals And Objectives.
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2018-04-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR117PassUrging The International Olympic Committee, International Paralympic Committee, United States Olympic Committee, And The Tokyo Organising Committee Of The Olympic And Paralympic Games To Encourage Olympic And Paralympic Athletes To Train In Hawaii Fo...
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2018-04-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
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