Hawaii Representative Richard Onishi [D]

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HIHB1678EnrollProhibits a person from advertising or conducting a live musical performance or production through the use of a deceptive affiliation under certain conditions. Enables action against deceptive practices by imposing penalties and private right of acti...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1912EnrollEstablishes the Pacific international space center for exploration systems within the department of business, economic development, and tourism for administrative purposes. Amends the composition of the board of directors of the Pacific international...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2543EnrollRequires parents or guardians of public school and charter school kindergarten students to disclose information on the student's prior child care program or prekindergarten attendance, if any, for the purpose of determining areas having the highest n...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2750EnrollProhibits the imposition of restrictions on a person's ability to obtain or renew a driver's license or to register, renew the registration of, or transfer or receive title to a motor vehicle, as a consequence of unpaid monetary obligations under cer...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2744EnrollEstablishes the gun violence and violent crimes commission. Requires reports to the Legislature. Makes it a class C felony to purchase, manufacture, or otherwise obtain firearm parts for the purpose of assembling a firearm having no serial number. Am...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHCR147EngrossUrging The Board Of Land And Natural Resources To Dispose Of The Long-term Water Rights Leases For Hawaiian Electric's Non-consumptive Water Use Along The Wailuku River By Direct Negotiation And Provide Guidance On Determining The Value Of The Annual...
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2020-07-10
This measure has been deferred.
HIHB2035EngrossRequires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to transfer to the Department of Agriculture certain non-agricultural park lands by a specified date. Requires lessees, permittees, and other occupants to develop and implement a watershed partner...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2457EngrossBans the sale of flavored tobacco products. Prohibits mislabeling of e-liquid products containing nicotine. Establishes fines and penalties for violations. Authorizes a court to impose, as a penalty on a person eighteen to twenty-one years of age who...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2565EngrossEstablishes the Pesticide Disposal Collection Program within the Department of Agriculture to provide a one-time, affordable, and environmentally accessible means for the disposal of restricted and nonrestricted use pesticides from a bona fide agricu...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2709EngrossRequires a personal representative of a decedent appointed under the Uniform Probate Code to notify the police department of the appropriate county of any and all firearms in an estate. Requires the police department to certify that all registered fi...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2192EngrossIncreases 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. Adds language granting county enforcement author...
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2020-07-06
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 379).
HIHB2091EngrossAllows the University of Hawaii to conduct criminal history record checks on current or prospective employees, and contractors and their employees, whose duties include ensuring security of campus facilities and persons. (SD1)
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2020-06-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHR127IntroUrging The Board Of Land And Natural Resources To Dispose Of The Long-term Water Rights Leases For Hawaiian Electric's Non-consumptive Water Use Along The Wailuku River By Direct Negotiation And Provide Guidance On Determining The Value Of The Annual...
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2020-06-30
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2036EngrossEstablishes a pilot project to plan and design an expansion of the Hawaii Coral Restoration Nursery, including improvements to the sea urchin hatchery. Requires a report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-06-26
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2739EngrossTransfers lands to DLNR and establishes that land and adjacent, state-owned land as the Ka Iwi coast state park. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-26
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2699EngrossEstablishes clean ground transportation goals for state agencies on a staggered basis until achieving a 100 per cent light-duty motor vehicle clean fleet by 12/31/2035. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-25
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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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
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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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
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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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
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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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB1622EngrossAmends the allocation of TAT for operation of a Hawaiian center and a museum of Hawaiian music and dance to also include development of the center and museum. Extends the date on which the temporary commission on the thirteenth festival of pacific ar...
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2020-06-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1945EngrossAllocates TAT revenues into the tourism special fund and appropriates funds for the Hawaii tourism authority (HTA) and Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association to address homelessness in tourist and resort areas, subject to private matching funds. Requ...
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2020-06-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2088EngrossEstablishes a working group to create a state plan to make FAFSA completion a statewide graduation requirement and an opt-out waiver for FAFSA completion by the 2022-2023 school year. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2681EngrossAuthorizes the issuance of revenue bonds pursuant to part III of chapter 39, HRS, and appropriates funds to the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation for the purpose of constructing one Oahu and one neighbor island electrolysis hydrogen productio...
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2020-06-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2448EngrossProvides that an exemption from the general excise tax established by section 201H-36, Hawaii Revised Statutes, that has been approved by the Hawaii housing finance and development corporation shall be provided once the qualified person or firm has f...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2449EngrossAuthorizes cash payments made by developers in lieu of providing the required reserved housing units in the development of residential projects for the Hawaii community development authority to be deposited into the rental housing revolving fund. Eff...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2447EngrossTemporarily exempts affordable housing projects from specific state and county fees and exactions related to discretionary approval or ministerial permitting, except application fees; provided that the units are affordable for households with incomes...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2753EngrossEstablishes the state YouthBuild Program to assist non-profit and public entities in applying and qualifying for federal YouthBuild Program grants. Authorizes DLIR to award grants to eligible non-profit or public entities to meet the matching funds r...
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2020-05-18
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2533EngrossAuthorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds to finance plans for a state archives master plan. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 1/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-05-15
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2181EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture to establish a foreign agriculture small equipment pilot program. Requires a report to the Legislature. Effective 7/1/2020. (SD1)
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2020-05-13
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2532EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for its efforts to mitigate and control two-lined spittlebug infestations in the State. Takes effect on 7/1/2020. (SD1)
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2020-05-13
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2718EngrossEstablishes and appropriates funds for a climate change and human health adaptation coordinator within the department of health and related operating expenses. (SD1)
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2020-05-13
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1891EngrossEstablishes and appropriates $110,000 for one full-time equivalent (1.00 FTE) permanent veterinary medical officer position within the department of health and operating costs. Effective July 1, 2020. (SD1)
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2020-05-12
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2151EngrossEstablishes a cesspool compliance pilot grant project to assist low- and moderate-income property owners with the costs of upgrading or converting a cesspool. Applies to cesspools identified as failing by the Department of Health. Appropriates funds....
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2020-05-12
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2541EngrossMakes the state earned income tax credit refundable and permanent. Increases and amends the refundable food/excise tax credit by basing the amount of the credit on a taxpayer's Hawaii earned income and federal adjusted gross income. Increases minimum...
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2020-05-12
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHCR47IntroRequesting The Criminal Justice Research Institute To Conduct A Study On The Effects Of Felony Disenfranchisement, Particularly The Effects On Minority Groups.
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2020-05-11
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHR32IntroRequesting The Criminal Justice Research Institute To Conduct A Study On The Effects Of Felony Disenfranchisement, Particularly The Effects On Minority Groups.
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2020-05-11
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1817EngrossAuthorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds and appropriates funds for deposit into the rental housing revolving fund for its authorized purposes. Takes effect on 7/1/2025. (HD2)
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB1947EngrossAppropriates funds for programs, ceremonies, and activities commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. Effective July 1, 2050. (HD1)
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB1921EngrossRequires any hunting guide or hunter to obtain and submit to the Department of Land and Natural Resources written permission from any private landowner upon which the hunting guide or hunter is engaged in guide or hunting activities. Requires the Div...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB1915EngrossEstablishes within the department of education a workforce readiness program to provide opportunities for students to earn associate degrees, workforce development diplomas, pre-apprenticeship certificates, and other industry-recognized certificates....
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB1892EngrossRequires the Department of Agriculture to establish a five-year food hub pilot program to increase access to local food. Provides for the award of grant funding by qualified applicants wishing to establish or expand a food hub. Requires reports to th...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2422EngrossRequires the auditor to conduct a performance and management audit of DLNR's division of boating and ocean recreation. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2682EngrossEstablishes the agricultural technology transfer and workforce development program and provides for a coordinator position to provide support for secondary agricultural education and Future Farmers of America programs. Appropriates funds. Effective 1...
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHB2697EngrossEstablishes a no time to lose commission to examine how the State's public schools can be internationally competitive. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-03-16
The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
HIHCR79IntroUrging The Hawaii Tourism Authority To Issue Requests For Proposals For Redevelopment Of The Hawaii Convention Center.
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2020-03-16
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHR62IntroUrging The Hawaii Tourism Authority To Issue Requests For Proposals For Redevelopment Of The Hawaii Convention Center.
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2020-03-16
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHR69IntroUrging The Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands, Department Of Transportation Highways Division, And Hawaii County To Collectively Develop A Plan To Improve Mealani Road And Establish A Protocol To Use Mealani Road As An Emergency Bypass Route When Mama...
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2020-03-16
To House Transportation Committee
HIHCR88IntroUrging The Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands, Department Of Transportation Highways Division, And Hawaii County To Collectively Develop A Plan To Improve Mealani Road And Establish A Protocol To Use Mealani Road As An Emergency Bypass Route When Mama...
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2020-03-16
To House Transportation Committee
HIHCR98IntroConvening A Task Force To Create A Plan For The Establishment Of A Hawaii State Theater System.
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2020-03-16
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
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