Hawaii Representative Richard Onishi [D]

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HIHB418EngrossAppropriates funds for the fiscal biennium 2019-2021 operating budget of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts. (SD1)
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2019-12-01
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB419EngrossAuthorizes transient accommodations in the State, subject to certain conditions. Requires all operators and plan managers and their respective properties to be listed on a registry created, published, and updated by each county, except in any county ...
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2019-12-01
Carried over to 2020 Regular Session.
HIHB612IntroEstablishes fines for any county that fails to comply with any provision of Hawaii's abandoned vehicles law or any lawful rule adopted by the Director of Finance under the authority of the law. Requires the Department of Taxation to collect and depos...
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2019-12-01
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB1220IntroEliminates the requirement that a time share developer (1) file copies of all encumbrances affecting title to all time share units in a time share plan as part of the registration process; and (2) include in the time share disclosure statement a list...
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2019-12-01
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHB1447EngrossRequires the Department of Health to establish a culturally competent Palliative Care Pilot Program to promote public education on palliative care and establish home- or community-based palliative care projects. (HB1447 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HIHB1481IntroEstablishes a five-year pilot program within the Department of Agriculture for agricultural loans that do not incur interest or require payments for three years. (HB1481 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To House Finance Committee
HIHB910EngrossRequires the Office of Planning to conduct a study on the infrastructure of the Banyan Drive area on the Waiakea Peninsula on the island of Hawaii. Appropriates funds. Takes effect 12/31/2050. (SD1)
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2019-12-01
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1448IntroEstablishes a working group to evaluate current behavioral health care and related system gaps related to the continuum of care for persons experiencing substance abuse, mental health conditions, and homelessness. Makes an appropriation. (HB1448 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To House Finance Committee
HIHB423IntroAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to combat rapid ohia death in the State. Requires matching funds.
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2019-12-01
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB911EngrossEstablishes the Convention Center Repair and Maintenance Special Fund and the Convention Center Emergency Special Fund. Allocates a portion of transient accommodations tax revenue to those funds. Removes repair and maintenance as permissible uses of ...
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2019-12-01
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB48IntroShort form bill relating to taxation.
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2019-12-01
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHB904IntroProvides that a minor may consent to emergency shelter if a provider of no cost emergency shelter and services is coordinating with child welfare service.
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2019-12-01
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB597IntroRequires a mandatory manual recount of election ballots in any election for any office when the margin of victory is equal to or less than one-half of one per cent of the ballots cast. Makes an appropriation.
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2019-12-01
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1084IntroSpecifies who may be granted a temporary permit to practice public accountancy. Specifies the requirements that must be met prior to obtaining a temporary permit to practice. Requires a person to obtain a temporary permit to practice from the board o...
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2019-12-01
To House Intrastate Commerce Committee
HIHB1066IntroRequires at least fifty percent of crops developed by Agribusiness Development Corporation (ADC) to be distributed to local markets, and requires at least fifty percent of lands managed by ADC to be leased for operations that support local food produ...
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2019-12-01
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB1107IntroEstablishes a task force to examine and make recommendations on policy issues regarding the benefits and harms of online gaming. (HB1107 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB739EngrossAppropriates funds for the fiscal biennium 2019-2021 operating budget of the Hawaii Tourism Authority. (HB739 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB299EngrossRequires grantees to publicly recognize state support of project that have been awarded grants.
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2019-12-01
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1540IntroEstablishes the Hawaii travel industry management promise program to provide scholarships to certain community college graduates enrolled in the bachelor of science program of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, School of Travel Industry Management.
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2019-12-01
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHB908EngrossAllocates and appropriates funds from transient accommodations tax revenues to the Hawaii Tourism Authority to implement initiatives, in conjunction with the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association and the governor's coordinator on homelessness, to ad...
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2019-12-01
Carried over to 2020 Regular Session.
HIHB1452EngrossEstablishes and appropriates funds for the Hawaii Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable to facilitate cooperation between various state agencies regarding civil legal services and access to justice. Appropriates funds for the Judiciary to purchase civil l...
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2019-12-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1277EngrossProvides scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of qualified students at any four-year University of Hawaii campus who meet certain eligibility criteria. Makes an appropriation for the Hawaii Promise Program. (HB1277 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1460EngrossDefines "state boating facility" to include any day-use mooring buoy system. Authorizes funds from the Boating Special Fund to be used for any day-use mooring buoy system in the State. (HB1460 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HIHB1390IntroPhases out parking of motor vehicles on the grounds of Iolani Palace. Requires DAGS to remove the blacktop, parking area, and parking meters adjacent to Iolani Palace. Requires DLNR to develop and maintain a pedestrian area adjacent to Iolani Palace....
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2019-12-01
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1218EngrossAppropriates funds out of the works of art special fund to the State foundation on culture and the arts for the integration of works of art projects into several major capital improvement projects. (SD1)
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2019-12-01
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB266IntroLegalizes hemp to the extent legalized under federal law. Imposes a penalty for the production of hemp unless produced as authorized under federal law or under the state industrial hemp pilot program. Requires the Chairperson of Agriculture to prepar...
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2019-12-01
To House Agriculture Committee
HIHB146EngrossEstablishes and appropriates funds for one full-time equivalent (1.00 FTE) permanent veterinary medical officer position within the Department of Health. (HB146 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HIHB1156IntroEstablishes the broadband service infrastructure grant program to award grants to applicants to extend deployment of facilities used to provide broadband service to unserved and underserved areas of the State. Makes an appropriation. (HB1156 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB261IntroAuthorizes claims for Important Agricultural Lands Qualified Agricultural Cost tax credit based on costs of rehabilitating former sugar or pineapple plantation lands. Extends sunset on certification of credits to 2029. (HB261 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1219EngrossAuthorizes the designation of areas or regions of public lands classified as commercial, industrial, resort and hotel, and the establishment and implementation of guidelines for the redevelopment of the areas or regions that will: (1) modernize the p...
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2019-12-01
Carried over to 2020 Regular Session.
HIHB1193EngrossAmends the income tax credit for expenses for household and dependent care services necessary for gainful employment by changing the taxpayer's applicable percentage of employment-related expenses that constitutes the tax credit and cap amount. Effec...
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2019-12-01
Carried over to 2020 Regular Session.
HIHB873IntroAppropriates funds to the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii to study the impact and feasibility of creating a teaching hospital on West Hawaii. (HB873 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB1151EngrossRequires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to adopt rules pursuant to Chapter 91, HRS, to require certain safety measures for commercial ocean operators that take customers into state waters for activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving,...
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2019-12-01
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HIHB50IntroShort form bill relating to the arts.
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2019-12-01
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHB1462EngrossRequires the State Auditor to study the feasibility of providing health benefits to state and county employees using a self-insured model. Appropriates funds. Establishes the Rate Stabilization Reserve Fund. Caps employer contributions to the Other P...
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2019-12-01
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HIHB1347EngrossRequires that annual charter school audits be performed by an auditor selected by the authorizer. Requires charter schools to provide access to all or any part of its records to its authorizer without payment of a fee. (HB1347 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To Senate Education Committee
HIHB1374IntroAppropriates funds for a capital improvement project for the fiscal biennium beginning 7/1/2019, and ending 6/30/2021, for the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts. (HB1374 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To House Finance Committee
HIHB735IntroRequires the Department of Health to establish and enforce rules for the regulation of opioid treatment programs.
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2019-12-01
To House Health Committee
HIHB1155IntroAmends the offense of unsworn falsification to authorities to include knowingly making a false statement, in oral, written, printed, or electronic form, to a public servant engaged in criminal, civil, or administrative enforcement activity pursuant t...
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2019-12-01
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1325EngrossRequires DLNR to work collaboratively with the Game Management Advisory Commission to develop and implement sustainable game management practices in areas of watershed protection. Requires BLNR to give prior notice to the Game Management Advisory Com...
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2019-12-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1101IntroEstablishes the Agricultural Housing Task Force to study existing county and state laws and processes relating to on-farm workforce housing units within agricultural districts to identify barriers to construction, propose one master use application p...
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2019-12-01
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB909IntroExpands the offense of false labeling of Hawaii-grown coffee to include grade standard violations and all stages of production of Hawaii-grown coffee. (HB909 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB547IntroCreates an exclusion from income tax for the lesser of an unspecified per cent of gross annual income or an unspecified flat rate amount of gross annual income earned by a farmer from farming activities. (HB547 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1376IntroAuthorizes each county to impose a surcharge on transient accommodations tax. Changes the transient accommodations tax rate to 7%. Repeals the distribution of transit accommodations tax revenues to the counties.
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2019-12-01
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHB1465EngrossAppropriates funds to be used by the Department of Education for the repair and maintenance of public school buildings, grounds, and facilities in the State. (HB1465 HD2)
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2019-12-01
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB49IntroShort form bill relating to international affairs.
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2019-12-01
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHB52IntroShort form bill relating to tourism.
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2019-12-01
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHB616EngrossExempts locally grown produce and locally raised livestock food products from the general excise tax. (HB616 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB53IntroAppropriates funds as a subsidy to the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney for Hawaii County for the Career Criminal Prosecution Unit. (HB53 HD1)
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2019-12-01
To House Finance Committee
HIHB51IntroShort form bill relating to tourism.
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2019-12-01
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
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