Hawaii Representative Richard Onishi [D]

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HIHB1567Enroll

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Eliminates the use of monetary bail and requires defendants to be released on their own recognizance for certain nonviolent offenses, subject to certain exclusions. Requires the department of public safety to take steps to provide videoconferencing t...
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HIHB1672PassExpands the purpose and rationale for which counties may create special improvement districts to include environmental research, restoration, and maintenance; natural resource management; and natural hazard mitigation to improve environmental conditi...
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2022-06-27
Act 208, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1309).
HIHB1705Enroll

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Allows the Department of Agriculture to extend the agricultural park lease of any lessee who holds a lease with a remaining term of 15 years or less; provided that the land covered by the lease is 25 acres or less and located in a county with a popul...
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HIHB1789Enroll

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Requires the representative of labor on the Hawaii Labor Relations Board to be a person whose name has been selected by a simple majority of the exclusive representatives of the collective bargaining units and submitted to the Governor for appointmen...
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HIHB1885PassEstablishes a chief data officer and data task force within the office of enterprise technology services to develop, implement, and manage statewide data policies, procedures, and standards and to facilitate data sharing across state agencies. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 167, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1268).
HIHB1980Enroll

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Permits, but does not require or prohibit, medicaid, health insurers, mutual benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations to cover telephonic behavioral health services under certain circumstances. Clarifies that telephonic services do not...
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HIHB1983PassEstablishes the state media industry development liaison to plan, develop, and execute a statewide media industry development strategy for purposes of establishing a collaborative media industry development program. Appropriates funds for the state m...
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2022-06-27
Act 187, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1288).
HIHB1982PassBeginning 1/1/2023, requires every person making payment to a loan-out company and claiming the motion picture, digital media, and film production income tax credit to withhold and remit to DOTAX a portion of all payments to the loan-out company; inc...
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2022-06-27
Act 217, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1318).
HIHB2309PassAppropriates funds to the department of public safety for identification card machines, to the Hawaii paroling authority for community housing for parolees, and to the department of health for a forensic peer specialist program. Requires a report fro...
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2022-06-27
Act 117, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1218).
HIHB2424Enroll

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Expands the investigative authority of DHS to include families with foster children with a pending adoption decree or for whom an adoption decree has been issued but adoption has not yet taken place, children who are placed into legal guardianship an...
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HIHB2515PassRequires the Department of Health to establish and operate a laboratory capable of testing for diseases, testing for air and water quality issues, and conducting other high complexity testing. (SD2)
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2022-06-27
Act 121, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1222).
HIHB2510PassMakes the state earned income tax credit refundable and permanent. Provides for carryforward of nonrefundable credits previously claimed. Incrementally increases the minimum wage and tip credit beginning on 10/1/2022. (CD1)
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2022-06-23
Act 114, on 06/22/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1214).
HIHB1991PassIn counties with a population of five hundred thousand or more, prohibits the sale of a bicycle that has been reported as stolen and is listed on a publicly available online stolen bicycle database. Requires the county police department or other desi...
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2022-06-17
Act 108, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1208).
HIHB2197PassAmends the definition of "advance gambling activity" to repeal playing or participating in any form of gambling activity. Amends the requisite state of mind for promoting gambling in the first and second degree to recklessness and criminal negligence...
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2022-06-17
Act 111, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1211).
HIHB2405PassProhibits health insurers, mutual benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations from applying categorical cosmetic or blanket exclusions to gender affirming treatments or procedures when determined to be medically necessary pursuant to appl...
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2022-06-17
Act 039, on 06/16/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1139).
HIHB2422PassClarifies that sentences for domestic violence intervention for abuse-related offenses shall be imposed, with or without probation. (SD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 043, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1143).
HIHB1653PassEstablishes a tiered administrative fine system for each specimen of aquatic life taken, killed, or injured. Establishes a criminal fine structure on a per-specimen basis for violations involving aquatic life. Authorizes the Department of Land and Na...
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2022-06-13
Act 035, on 06/08/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1135).
HIHB2511Enroll

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Provides funds to the department of Hawaiian home lands to pursue a multi-pronged approach to eliminating its waitlist. Requires the department of Hawaiian home lands to develop a strategic plan to address applicant preferences. Requires an annual re...
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2022-05-05
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2512Enroll

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Permits recipients of accommodations or services from an ohana zone site to request a ninety-day extension of the accommodations or services. Expands regulatory exemptions for ohana zones pilot program contracts. Extends the sunset date for the ohana...
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2022-05-05
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHCR14PassEstablishing A Sister-state Relationship Between The State Of Hawaii, United States Of America, And The Autonomous Region Of Madeira, Portugal.
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2022-05-05
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB1787Enroll

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Establishes "employment first" as a policy of the State and counties. Defines "employment first" as the competitive employment and full inclusion of persons with a disability in an integrated setting as a first and preferred option for employment ser...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1775Enroll

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Requires annual reporting by the University of Hawaii, department of education, and state public charter school commission to the legislature on the number and types of Title IX cases and other relevant information. Appropriates funds to the departme...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1872Enroll

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Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to recognize that game mammals and game birds provide a food source, that striking an appropriate balance between the management of game mammal and game bird populations and sustainability of the ...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1837Enroll

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Establishes a statewide working group on affordable housing to foster increased inter-agency coordination on housing and zoning issues, raise public awareness of ongoing state and county efforts to reduce barriers to affordable housing development, a...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2312Enroll

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Establishes the women's corrections implementation commission in the judiciary to ensure implementation of the recommendations from the final report of the House Concurrent Resolution No. 85 (2016) task force, to develop and implement an evidence-bas...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2421Enroll

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Establishes a three-year women's court pilot program within the judiciary's first circuit. Establishes temporary positions. Requires a report. Appropriates funds. Sunsets 6/30/2025. (CD1)
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1488Engross

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Requires the tuition residency rules for the University of Hawaii to grant the resident tuition fee for enrollment at any University of Hawaii campus, including any community college, to individuals who have obtained a Hawaii high school diploma or e...
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2022-04-29
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 816).
HIHB1953Engross

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Provides the Department of Transportation with more flexibility and discretion to address substantial hardship situations that impact airport concession contracts. (SD2)
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2022-04-29
Received notice of change in Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 935).
HIHCR35PassRequesting The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency To Develop A Preliminary Draft Evacuation Plan For The Areas Within Lava Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, And 6.
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2022-04-29
Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 931).
HIHB1823Engross

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Authorizes advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants to practice medical aid in dying or provide counseling to a qualified patient. Requires an attending provider to make an initial determination in person or via telehealth. Amends...
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2022-04-28
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 801).
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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2022-04-26
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 797).
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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2022-04-26
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 797).
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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2022-04-26
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 797).
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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2022-04-26
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 797).
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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2022-04-26
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 797).
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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2022-04-26
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 797).
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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2022-04-26
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 797).
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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2022-04-26
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 797).
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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2022-04-26
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 797).
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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2022-04-26
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 797).
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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2022-04-26
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 797).
HIHB2514Engross

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Beginning July 1, 2023, prohibits the operation of underground storage tanks with a capacity greater than 100,000 gallons. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2022-04-26
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 794).
HIHCR6PassRequesting The United States Department Of Defense To Prepare A Plan To Decommission The Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, Store Its Fuel Away From The Southern Oahu Basal Aquifer In A Manner Compliant With Federal And State Law, Prepare A Plan To...
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2022-04-26
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB2513Engross

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Deposits funds into the Rental Housing Revolving Fund to be used to provide loans or grants to mixed-income rental projects or units for persons and families with incomes between 60 and 100% of the median family income. Enables the Hawaii Housing Fin...
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2022-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-22 1:35PM; Conference Room 329.
HIHB1550Engross

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Establishes the Hawaii Medical Education Special Fund to be administered by the John A. Burns School of Medicine for graduate medical education and training programs. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2022-04-22
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 893).
HIHB2471Enroll

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Amends the definition of "Adequate Reserve Fund" to exclude the benefit cost rate from June 2020 through August 2021, for calendar years 2023 through 2030. (SD2)
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2022-04-22
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHCR17PassRequesting The Department Of Land And Natural Resources To Convene A Task Force To Develop A Feral Ungulate Management Plan For West Hawaii.
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2022-04-21
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB1239Engross

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Amends the term for members of the Law Enforcement Officer Independent Review Board to four years. Makes the Law Enforcement Officer Independent Review Board permanent. (SD2)
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2022-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 718).
HIHB1548Engross

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Appropriates funds to the John A. Burns School of Medicine to expand medical school and residency training through the Department of Veterans Affairs graduate medical education programs. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2022-04-19
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 879).
HIHB1785Engross

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Requires the Legislative Reference Bureau to conduct a study that identifies and analyzes alternative tourism governance systems. Appropriates general funds for the study. Establishes 4 pillars under which the Hawaii Tourism Authority shall operate p...
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2022-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 718).
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