Hawaii Representative Romy Cachola [D]

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HIHB655VetoDesignates the month of September of each year as Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. (SD1)
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2019-07-09
Vetoed (SD1) on 07-09-19 - (SD1) Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1375).
HIHB437PassAuthorizes crime victim compensation for mental health services for survivors in cases involving a death and for children who witness domestic violence. (SD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 237, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1339).
HIHB1272PassAuthorizes pharmacies to accept the return of any prescription drug for disposal via collection receptacles or mail-back programs; prohibits pharmacies from redispensing returned prescription drugs or accepting returned prescription drugs in exchange...
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2019-07-05
Act 183, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1285).
HIHB1273PassCreates the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Medicaid Waiver Administrative Claiming Special Fund to capture federal moneys resulting from DOH's participation in the SSA 1915(c) waiver program. Requires DOH and DHS to work with stakeholder...
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2019-07-03
Act 165, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1267).
HIHB1270PassExtends the hospital sustainability program for two years. Clarifies exemptions from the hospital sustainability fee and increases the allowable aggregate fees to be charged. Appropriates funds out of the hospital sustainability special fund for fisc...
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2019-07-03
Act 173, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1275).
HIHB556PassRequires the department of business, economic development, and tourism to adopt minimum appliance efficiency standards for certain products sold or installed in the State that are substantially equivalent to existing appliance efficiency standards es...
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2019-07-01
Act 141, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1243).
HIHB471PassEstablishes quorum requirements for the Policy Advisory Board for Elder Affairs. (HB471 CD1)
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2019-06-28
Act 125, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1227).
HIHB465PassMakes an appropriation to the department of health to provide funding for the kupuna care program. (SD2)
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2019-06-28
Act 123, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1225).
HIHB1453PassAuthorizes the DOH to establish fees for ground transportation to medical facilities and for provision of emergency medical services that do not include transport. Authorizes transportation by ambulance to medical facilities other than hospital emerg...
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2019-06-28
Act 140, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1242).
HIHB468PassAppropriates funds for the healthy aging partnership program to further the program's role in improving the health and well-being of Hawaii's kupuna. (SD2)
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2019-06-28
Act 124, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1226).
HIHB903PassRequires the Judiciary to establish a financial hardship task force. (HB903 CD1)
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2019-06-25
Act 112, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1214).
HIHB1157PassExempts students in post-secondary education programs from immunization requirements if they attend classes exclusively online or through distance learning, under certain conditions. (HB1157 CD1)
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2019-06-25
Act 101, 06/20/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1203).
HIHB1417PassRequires the Department of Human Services to use an integrated and multigenerational approach to delivering human services to reduce the incidence of intergenerational poverty and dependence on public benefits. (HB1417 CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 082, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1183).
HIHCR113PassConvening The Multiple Languages Emergency Notification Working Group.
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2019-05-02
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB613EngrossEstablishes the state youthBuild Program to assist non-profit and public entities in applying and qualifying for federal YouthBuild Program grants. Authorizes the department of labor and industrial relations to award grants eligible non-profit or pub...
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2019-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-19 at 2:00PM in Conference Room 423.
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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2019-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday, 04-26-19 at 4:30PM in Conference Room 224.
HIHB402EngrossRequires that all grants and contracts awarded by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs shall be subject to be individually approved by the board of trustees. Reduces the University of Hawaii's portion of receipts from the use, sale, lease, or other disposi...
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2019-04-25
Received notice of discharge of conferees (Hse. Com. No. 868).
HIHB31PassAmends the voter information requirements for election nomination papers and the withdrawal of a nominating voter's signature by requiring only the month and date portions of a voter's date of birth. Repeals the social security number requirements. (...
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2019-04-24
Act 022, 04/23/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1123).
HIHB316EngrossRequires, as a prerequisite for a vehicle to be deemed derelict, that the removal of a part must render the vehicle inoperable. Includes vehicles valued at less than $1,000 in the list of derelict vehicles that may be removed by a county or Hawaii Pu...
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2019-04-24
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-19 3:15PM in conference room 325.
HIHB615EngrossRequires the Board of Education to invite the exclusive representative for Bargaining Unit (5) (teachers and other personnel of the Department of Education) to appoint a nonvoting public school teacher representative to the Board. Effective 7/1/2050....
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2019-04-24
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 958).
HIHB558EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for employing lifeguards and purchasing life-saving equipment at Kua Bay in Kekaha Kai State Park on the island of Hawaii. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 10:30AM in conference room 312.
HIHB889EngrossEstablishes the publicprivate partnership working group and requires an annual report to be submitted to the legislature. Adds public-private partnership project delivery methods and related conditions and requirements to the Hawaii Public Procuremen...
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2019-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 3:15PM in conference room 423.
HIHB1416EngrossEstablishes a Suicide Prevention Commission to develop a strategic plan to reduce suicides within Hawaii's correctional system. Appropriates moneys to the Department of Health to develop a centralized assessment and treatment program. (SD1)
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2019-04-22
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 948).
HIHCR36PassUrging The Governor's Coordinator On Homelessness And The City And County Of Honolulu To Come Together And Prioritize Their Homelessness Efforts In The Area Surrounding The Hawaii Children's Discovery Center By Convening A Task Force.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR136PassRequesting The United States Postal Service To Issue A Commemorative Postage Stamp In Honor Of Alfred Aholo Apaka.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR155PassUrging The Establishment Of A Native Hawaiian Intellectual Property Task Force To Develop A Sui Generis Legal System To Recognize And Protect Native Hawaiian Cultural Intellectual Property, Traditional Cultural Expressions, And Genetic Resources.
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2019-04-22
Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 939) in amended form (SD 1).
HIHCR202PassDeclaring April As Child Abuse Prevention Month.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR205PassRequesting The Department Of Human Services, In Consultation With The Department Of Public Safety, To Work With The Family Reunification Working Group And Other Community Stakeholders To Develop A Plan To Establish Visitation Centers At All State Cor...
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR232PassApproving The Selection Of George Ryoichi Ariyoshi To Be Inducted Into The Aloha Order Of Merit.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB467EngrossChanges the kupuna caregivers program allocation cap from $70 per day to $350 per week. Appropriates funds for the continued implementation of the kupuna caregivers program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 917).
HIHB469EngrossRequires health insurance policies and contracts issued after 12/31/19 to provide coverage for the cost of hearing aids at a minimum of $1,500 per hearing aid for each hearing-impaired ear every thirty-six months in their base plans. Exempts mandator...
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2019-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 909).
HIHCR201EngrossDesignating April As Organ Donor Awareness Month In Hawaii.
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2019-04-11
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HIHCR15EngrossUrging United States Customs And Border Protection And The Hawaii Narcotics Enforcement Division To Increase Canine Narcotic Contraband Detection Teams At The State's Ports Of Entry.
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2019-04-09
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HIHR142PassUrging The Establishment Of A Native Hawaiian Intellectual Property Task Force To Develop A Sui Generis Legal System To Recognize And Protect Native Hawaiian Cultural Intellectual Property, Traditional Cultural Expressions, And Genetic Resources.
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2019-04-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR105PassConvening The Multiple Languages Emergency Notification Working Group.
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2019-04-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR117IntroRequesting The Department Of Labor And Industrial Relations To Convene An Interagency Enforcement Task Force To Combat Illegal Activities Related To The Construction And Operations Of "monster Homes" In The State.
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2019-04-03
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHCR127IntroRequesting The Department Of Labor And Industrial Relations To Convene An Interagency Enforcement Task Force To Combat Illegal Activities Related To The Construction And Operations Of "monster Homes" In The State.
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2019-04-03
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHR64IntroRequesting The Office Of The Auditor To Conduct A Study On Whether The Scope Of Persons Authorized To Work As Insurance Appraisers And Insurance Umpires In The State Needs To Be Regulated.
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2019-04-02
To House Intrastate Commerce Committee
HIHCR63IntroRequesting The Office Of The Auditor To Conduct A Study On Whether The Scope Of Persons Authorized To Work As Insurance Appraisers And Insurance Umpires In The State Needs To Be Regulated.
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2019-04-02
To House Intrastate Commerce Committee
HIHR160IntroUrging The Real Estate Commission To Develop Training For Condominium Association Board Members.
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2019-04-01
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHCR178IntroUrging The Real Estate Commission To Develop Training For Condominium Association Board Members.
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2019-04-01
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHCR37IntroUrging The Board Of Education And Department Of Education To Reduce The Use Of Standardized Testing In Hawaii's Public Education System.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHR39IntroUrging The Board Of Education And Department Of Education To Reduce The Use Of Standardized Testing In Hawaii's Public Education System.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR66IntroRequesting The State And Counties To Expand Efforts For Community Input Regarding Adoption Of Administrative Rules, Statewide Plans, And Plans That Affect Rural Communities.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR74IntroReaffirming The Use Of The Term "deaf-blind" By The State Of Hawaii And The Counties.
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2019-03-28
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHR65IntroRequesting The Department Of Agriculture To Study And Make Recommendations On How To Increase Compliance With The Various Requirements For Agricultural Lands And To Prevent Abuse Of Agricultural Land Leases.
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2019-03-28
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHCR151IntroUrging The Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands To Build Alternative Housing Options For Lessees.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHR138IntroUrging The Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands To Build Alternative Housing Options For Lessees.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHR188IntroRequesting That The Hawaii State Executive Office On Aging Update The 2013 White Paper On Active Aging And Provide A Final Report On Its Updated Version No Later Than The Start Of The Regular Session Of 2022.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR209IntroRequesting That The Hawaii State Executive Office On Aging Update The 2013 White Paper On Active Aging And Provide A Final Report On Its Updated Version No Later Than The Start Of The Regular Session Of 2022.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
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