Hawaii Senator Ronald Kouchi [D]

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HISB1105Enroll

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Allows a person aggrieved by the fraud, misrepresentation, or deceit of a mortgage loan originator company licensee to receive restitution payment upon a final court order. Repeals fees paid by mortgage loan originator companies and their branch offi...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB1112Enroll

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Amends the minimum appointment eligibility requirement for the adjutant general to be an officer that holds or has held a commission of the rank of Colonel in the military grade of O6 or above in the Army or Air National Guard, state defense force, o...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB1211Enroll

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Repeals the exemption for certain vehicles used by farmers from the motor carrier safety law. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB1137Enroll

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Allows the Spouse and Child Abuse Special Fund to retain up to $5,000,000 of federal reimbursements received from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, in the year following the fiscal year in whi...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB1138Enroll

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Establishes the annual expenditure ceiling of the Office of Health Care Assurance Special Fund through the state budget process. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB1107Enroll

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Establishes the Hazard Mitigation Special Fund for the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency. Appropriates funds. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB416Enroll

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Clarifies applicable reimbursement to the State or defendant for expert witness fees, as it pertains to testimony, preparation, and in-court attendance in state court criminal proceedings. Increases per diem payments for all witnesses. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2118Enroll

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Requires the driver of a moped to be in immediate possession of a valid driver's license or instruction permit at all times. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2017Enroll

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Repeals existing law that limits licensure as an emergency medical technician 1 to individuals whose practice is performed in a county with a population of 500,000 or greater. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2091Enroll

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Establishes a comprehensive application process for executive pardons. Takes effect 1/1/2023. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2115Enroll

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Requires certain children under family court jurisdiction to be taken without unnecessary delay to the court or place of shelter designated by the court. Establishes conditions and time limits for placing a minor in room confinement at a detention or...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3087Enroll

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Creates a new Emergency Management Assistance Compact. Repeals the existing Emergency Management Assistance Compact. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3089Enroll

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Clarifies that powers granted for emergency purposes shall not inconsistent with the state constitution. Provides for greater clarity and specificity regarding the scope of suspensions of law. Authorizes the governor to require counties to obtain app...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3134PassStreamlines the process for completing the department of land and natural resources' required annual payment of debt service on the reimbursable general obligation bonds for Turtle Bay. (HD1)
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2022-05-06
Act 023, 05/05/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1123).
HISB3090Enroll

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Broadens the purposes for which indirect costs incurred by the Department of Education, State Public Charter School Commission, or a charter authorizer from federal grants may be reimbursed. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3040Enroll

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Authorizes the state procurement administrator to develop and administer procurement automation systems including methods to assess, charge, and collect a transaction fee for the use of the procurement automation systems to cover procurement automati...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3110Enroll

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Renames the Preschool Grant Program Special Fund as the Child Care Grant Program Special Fund. Authorizes the Child Care Grant Program Special Fund to be used to give grants to child care facilities. Changes the legislative report due date for the Pr...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3121Enroll

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Establishes an Accessible Parking Special Account within the Disability and Communication Access Board Special Fund. Increases the state annual vehicle registration fee by $1 and requires that $1 from each annual vehicle registration fee be deposited...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3048Enroll

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Authorizes the transfer of excess funds from the Rental Housing Revolving Fund to the Dwelling Unit Revolving Fund. Appropriates funds into and out of the Rental Housing Revolving Fund. Provides that the Rental Housing Revolving Fund may be used for ...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3085Enroll

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Adopts a new Hawaii Code of Military Justice to promote order and discipline in the state military forces by fostering an independent military justice system and updating nonjudicial punishment and courts-martial procedures. Effective 1/1/2023. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3098PassMakes an emergency appropriation for lead abatement measures at Department of Education elementary schools. (HD1)
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2022-05-06
Act 022, 05/05/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1122).
HISB3141Enroll

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Amends the schedules for controlled substances under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act for purposes of conforming with updates in federal law. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3092Enroll

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Deems student interns engaging in commercial enterprises to be employees of the State of Hawaii. Allows the Department of Education to use revenue generated from commercial enterprises. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3091Enroll

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Broadens the scope of profit-making operations students may engage in at schools to include commercial enterprises, while ensuring that engagement in commercial enterprises shall be related to the primary educational purposes of the school, career pa...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3075Enroll

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Ensures that the Compliance Resolution Fund receives $2,000,000 of the revenues collected under the franchise tax for use by the Division of Financial Institutions of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs. Requires excess revenues collected...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3041Enroll

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Makes appropriations and approves payments for claims against the State, its officers, and its employees. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3111Enroll

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Establishes the Family Resource Centers Pilot Program within the Department of Human Services. Requires the Departments of Human Services, Education, and Health to coordinate with public and private entities to develop and implement family resource c...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3140Enroll

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Requires the holder of a controlled substances registration to immediately verbally report the theft, embezzlement, fraud, or diversion of a controlled substance in the holder's inventory, with a subsequent written report. Establishes a misdemeanor p...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3072Enroll

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Exempts the Hawaii employer-union health benefits trust fund from being required to disclose certain types of alternative investment fund information under the Uniform Information Practices Act. (HD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3046PassMakes an emergency appropriation to the department of the attorney general for use in major litigation involving the State. Extends the lapsing date to 6/30/2023. (HD2)
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2022-05-06
Act 021, 05/05/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1121).
HISB3084Enroll

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Amends the composition of the Elevator Mechanics Licensing Board to replace the ex-officio Department of Labor and Industrial Relations member with a licensed elevator mechanic member. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3152PassMakes an emergency appropriation to authorize additional funds for the department of transportation highways division's special maintenance program. (HD1)
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2022-05-06
Act 020, 05/05/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1120).
HISB3054Enroll

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Expands the funding sources and authorized uses of the Hawaii film and creative industries development special fund. Makes an appropriation out of the special fund. (CD1)
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3142Enroll

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Amends the title of chapter 386, part V, subpart C, HRS, to add reserve public safety law enforcement officers, and amends section 386-181, HRS, to include reserve public safety law enforcement officers to the list of volunteer occupations covered un...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3126Enroll

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Requires the Director of Labor and Industrial Relations to appoint a Chief Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspector. Allows the Director to authorize qualified boiler inspectors who are in the exclusive employment of an owner-user inspection organization...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3077Enroll

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Adds and updates definitions to satisfy current industry practice needs. Aligns and remedies inconsistencies between chapters on barbering and beauty culture. Removes the five-year license requirement for barber and beauty operator board of barbering...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3289Enroll

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Establishes the Hawaii Retirement Savings Program, administered by the Hawaii Retirement Savings Board, in consultation with the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations and Department of Budget and Finance, to provide a state-facilitated payroll...
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2022-05-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3124Enroll

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Makes an emergency appropriation to the department of health for response activities and enforcement relating to the petroleum leaks at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility. (HD1)
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2022-04-29
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB1121Engross

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Exempts housing developed by the department of Hawaiian home lands from general excise and use taxes. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2022-04-28
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-29-22 1:30PM; Conference Room 325.
HISB3114Engross

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Establishes a $25 fee for all licenses to solemnize a marriage to be deposited into the vital statistics improvement special fund. Requires the department of health to account for the collection and deposit of the fee into the vital statistics improv...
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2022-04-28
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-29-22 3:00PM; Conference Room 325.
HISB1128Engross

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Permits individual vocational programs within the purview of the office of youth services to engage in commercial enterprises, including the sale of goods and services, for self-sustainability purposes, for young adults only. Establishes the office o...
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2022-04-27
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-22 3:40PM; Conference Room 329.
HISB179Engross

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Transfers operational authority over portions of the east Kauai irrigation system operated and maintained by the east Kauai water users' cooperative before 12/15/20 to the Department of Agriculture. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2022-04-27
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-22 6:10PM; Conference Room 325.
HISB1048PassProvides authority for the Hawaii criminal justice data center to set and collect fees for services provided. (SD1)
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2022-04-27
Act 019, 04/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1119).
HISB2082PassAdds abuse of family or household members to those felonies that qualify for repeat offender sentencing.
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2022-04-27
Act 018, 04/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1118).
HISB2114PassUpdates the purpose of the children's justice program to include investigation and management of cases involving suspected or confirmed child sex trafficking, commercial sexual exploitation of children, other child maltreatment, and child witnesses t...
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2022-04-27
Act 017, 04/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1117).
HISB3078Engross

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Applies the existing advance warning requirements to excavators operating on residential properties and clarifies various excavation requirements and reporting procedures. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD1)
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2022-04-27
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-28-22 1:30PM; Conference Room 224.
HISB3106Engross

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Permanently exempts certain positions in the department of human services from civil service. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD1)
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2022-04-27
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-29-22 11:00AM; Conference Room 224.
HISB3038PassAmends section 487N-5(a), Hawaii Revised Statutes, to allow for each member of the Information Privacy and Security Council to designate a designee to act on the member's behalf in order to ensure quorum.
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2022-04-27
Act 011, 04/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1111).
HISB172Enroll

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Allows an organization to qualify for grants under chapter 42F, Hawaii Revised Statutes, if the organization is incorporated under the laws of the State or spends at least ninety per cent of its operating budget in the State and is registered with th...
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2022-04-26
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB421Engross

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Requires vacancies in the offices of United States Senator, United States Representative, State Senator, and State Representative to be filled by special election. (HD1)
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2022-04-26
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 797).
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