Hawaii Representative Richard Onishi [D]

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HIHB468PassSuspends the requirement for public employers to make annual required contributions to the Hawaii employer-union health benefits trust fund through fiscal year 2022-2023. Repeals on 6/30/2023. (CD1)
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2021-07-07
Act 229, 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1357).
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).
HIHB465VetoRequires the representative of labor on the Hawaii labor relations board to be a person whose name has been chosen by the exclusive representatives of the collective bargaining units through a process determined by a simple majority of exclusive repr...
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2021-07-06
Vetoed (Gov. Msg. No. 1281).
HIHB663VetoAmends the manner of appointment of members to the game management advisory commission. (SD1)
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2021-07-06
Vetoed (Gov. Msg. No. 1286).
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).
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).
HIHB469PassEstablishes a working group to: (1) Ascertain the process and status of the transfer of non-agricultural park lands from the department of land and natural resources to the department of agriculture pursuant to Act 90, SLH 2003 (Act 90) and chapter 1...
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2021-07-01
Act 139, 06/30/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1241).
HIHB282PassClarifies the definition of "provider" as it relates to the entities eligible to provide no cost emergency shelter and related services to a consenting minor to include certain organizations who are not considered child placing organizations or child...
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2021-06-01
Act 023, 05/28/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1123).
HIHB325Engross

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Appropriates and authorizes funds for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (1) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representativ...
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2021-04-23
Received from Governor re: Request for Appropriation (Gov. Msg. No. 7).
HIHB712Engross

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Authorizes and appropriates funds for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (2) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments and Hawaii employer-union health benefits trust fund costs negotia...
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2021-04-23
Received from Governor re: Request for Appropriation (Gov. Msg. No. 9).
HIHCR104PassRequesting The Director Of Labor And Industrial Relations To Convene A Task Force To Study, Design, And Develop A Paid Family Leave Pilot Program.
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2021-04-23
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 626).
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.
HIHB321Engross

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Repeals the distribution of transit accommodations tax revenues to the counties. Authorizes each county to impose a surcharge on transient accommodations tax. (SD1)
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2021-04-21
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-22-21 11:30AM 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.
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.
HIHB326Engross

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Appropriates and authorizes funds for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (10) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments negotiated between the State and the bargaining unit representati...
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2021-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560).
HIHB715Engross

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Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (6) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments and Hawaii employer-union health benefits trust fund costs negotiated betwee...
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2021-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560).
HIHB716Engross

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Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (8) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments and Hawaii employer-union health benefits trust fund costs negotiated betwee...
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2021-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560).
HIHB714Engross

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Appropriates and authorizes funds for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (4) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments and Hawaii employer-union health benefits trust fund costs negotia...
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2021-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560).
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.
HIHB713Engross

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Appropriates and authorizes funds for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (3) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments and Hawaii employer-union health benefits trust fund costs negotia...
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2021-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560).
HIHB1126Engross

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Appropriates and authorizes funds for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (13) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments and Hawaii employer-union health benefits trust fund costs negoti...
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2021-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560).
HIHB1127Engross

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Provides appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (14) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments and Hawaii employer-union health benefits trust fund costs negotiated betwe...
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2021-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560).
HIHB1125Engross

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Appropriates and authorizes funds for collective bargaining cost items for the members of bargaining unit (9) and their excluded counterparts, including the cost of salary adjustments and Hawaii employer-union health benefits trust fund costs negotia...
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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).
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
HIHR67PassRequesting 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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2021-03-31
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR86PassRequesting The Director Of Labor And Industrial Relations To Convene A Task Force To Study, Design, And Develop A Paid Family Leave Pilot Program.
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2021-03-31
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB497Engross

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Prohibits the counties from requiring, as part of a county zoning ordinance or county rule, a developer with more than one residential unit to obtain the approval of any state agency unless that approval is expressly required by law. (SD1)
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2021-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHR150Intro

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Requesting The Hawaii Sister-state Committee To Evaluate And Develop Recommendations For The Initiation Of A Sister-state Relationship With The City Of Auckland, New Zealand.
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2021-03-24
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHCR181Intro

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Requesting The Hawaii Sister-state Committee To Evaluate And Develop Recommendations For The Initiation Of A Sister-state Relationship With The City Of Auckland, New Zealand.
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2021-03-24
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHR130PassCondemning All Forms Of Anti-asian Sentiment As Related To Covid-19 And Urging Greater Investment In Federal, State, And Local Resources To Develop And Support Communitywide Solutions.
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2021-03-24
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB486Engross

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Specifies that a government agency does not assume ownership or jurisdiction over a disputed road through any maintenance or repair activities. Authorizes the State to transfer ownership of roads in favor of counties by quitclaim if requested by the ...
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2021-03-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1286Engross

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Exempts any person from the post-arrival mandatory selfquarantine if the person receives a negative test result prior to arrival. Allows the governor to establish statewide conditions for exemption. Requires certain COVID-19 tests for travelers who d...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Energy, Economic Development, and Tourism Committee
HIHCR93Intro

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Urging All Law Enforcement Officers And Prosecuting Attorneys In The State To Vigorously Enforce And Prosecute Offenses Committed Against Essential Workers While On The Job.
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2021-03-15
To House Pandemic & Disaster Preparedness Committee
HIHR78Intro

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Urging All Law Enforcement Officers And Prosecuting Attorneys In The State To Vigorously Enforce And Prosecute Offenses Committed Against Essential Workers While On The Job.
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2021-03-15
To House Pandemic & Disaster Preparedness Committee
HIHCR173Intro

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Requesting All Post-secondary Educational Institutions In The State To Conduct Outreach Among Their International Students And Recent International Graduates.
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2021-03-15
To House Higher Education & Technology Committee
HIHB96Engross

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Increases 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. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD1)
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2021-03-11
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HIHB432Intro

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Extends the earned income tax credit by five years. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2021-03-11
To House Finance Committee
HIHB686Engross

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Amends the offense of burglary in the second degree to include intentionally entering or remaining unlawfully on a critical electrical infrastructure. (HD2)
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2021-03-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB554Engross

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Requires sellers to disclose whether the real property lies within the sea level rise exposure area designated by the Hawaii climate change mitigation and adaptation commission or its successor. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD2)
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2021-03-11
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HIHB1144Intro

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Exempts from general excise tax law amounts received from the interisland transportation and related loading and unloading of agricultural commodities. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD2)
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2021-03-11
To House Finance Committee
HIHB467Engross

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Authorizes 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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2021-03-09
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HIHB784Engross

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Clarifies that when trespass involves public land, all law enforcement officers shall enforce trespass laws, without regard to whether the land is owned by the State or by a county.
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2021-03-09
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HIHB1220Engross

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Requires members of the charter school commission to collectively possess strong experience and expertise in various fields. Allows the authorizer's staff to provide technical support up until the completed charter application is submitted. Clarifies...
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2021-03-09
To Senate Education Committee
HIHB1273Engross

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Requires the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to make a public disclosure identifying the names of the taxpayers who are receiving certain tax credits and the total amount of tax credit received for specific economic activiti...
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2021-03-09
To Senate Energy, Economic Development, and Tourism Committee
HIHB1271Engross

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Dissolves the agribusiness development corporation and transfers all lands and staff, except for the executive director, to the department of agriculture.
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2021-03-09
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HIHCR65Intro

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Urging The Department Of Education To Coordinate With The Department Of Commerce And Consumer Affairs To Implement A Graduation Requirement Of At Least A Half Credit In Financial Literacy During The Junior Year Or Senior Year.
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2021-03-09
To House Education Committee
HIHR54Intro

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Urging The Department Of Education To Coordinate With The Department Of Commerce And Consumer Affairs To Implement A Graduation Requirement Of At Least A Half Credit In Financial Literacy During The Junior Year Or Senior Year.
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2021-03-09
To House Education Committee
HIHB785Intro

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Establishes the offense of a loaded firearm while intoxicated as a petty misdemeanor.
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2021-03-02
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
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