Hawaii Senator Ronald Kouchi [D]

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HISB2185EngrossExcludes violations of privacy in the first degree and certain violations of privacy in the second degree, from qualifying for deferred acceptance of a guilty plea or nolo contendere plea. Limits the government use of facial recognition systems, exce...
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2020-07-10
This measure has been deferred.
HISB2193EnrollLimits the convictions that may be used in employment decisions, from all convictions in the most recent ten years, to felony convictions that occurred in the most recent seven years and misdemeanor convictions that occurred in the most recent five y...
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2020-07-10
Received notice of Senate agreement and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 632).
HISB2130EnrollRequires the state fire code to be adopted pursuant to Hawaii's open meetings laws, and exempted from the public hearings laws, to be consistent with the process for adopting other Hawaii state building codes. (HD1)
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2020-07-10
Received notice of Senate agreement and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 632).
HISB2866EngrossRequires newly retired employees and surviving employee-beneficiaries to pay their share of health benefits premiums through monthly electronic deductions from their employees' retirement system pension or their financial institution. Requires monthl...
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2020-07-10
Passed Final Reading. Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 0 Excused: none.
HISB2871EngrossAllows the contractors license board and real estate commission to adjust recovery fund and education fund fees to maintain a reasonable relation between the fees generated and the cost of services rendered by the funds. Caps the funds at amounts det...
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2020-07-10
Passed Final Reading. Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 0 Excused: none.
HISB3103EnrollEstablishes the school facilities agency to be responsible for all public school development, planning, and construction, related to capital improvement projects assigned by the legislature, governor, or board of education. Places management of schoo...
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2020-07-10
Received notice of Senate agreement and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 632).
HISB2139EngrossAmends the deadline for candidates to withdraw in order to fill a state legislative vacancy. Amends filing deadlines for candidates attempting to fill vacant state senate seats. Effective retroactively to 6/17/2020. (HD1)
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2020-07-08
One Day Notice 07-10-20.
HISB2878EnrollRequires the board of massage therapy to adopt and enforce sanitation rules for massage therapy establishments. Repeals existing statutory language that classifies unlicensed activity as a petty misdemeanor in favor of existing statutes that treat un...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of Senate agreement and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 630).
HISB2893EngrossAmends the definition of "chronically homeless individual" to provide clarity and improve the delivery and development of homeless services. (HD2)
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2020-07-08
Deferred One Day 07-10-20.
HISB2877EnrollClarifies that the practicum internship experience requirement is to be included with the course work in counseling requirement for mental health counselors. Clarifies that the supervised mental health practicum intern experience requirement is a tot...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of Senate agreement and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 630).
HISB2844EngrossMakes appropriations and approves payments for claims against the State, its officers, and its employees. Effective retroactive to 6/30/2020. (HD2)
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2020-07-08
One Day Notice 07-10-20.
HISB2894EngrossClarifies certain requirements regarding licensure of child care facilities, including exemptions from licensure, health and safety standards, and investigations of violations. (HD2)
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2020-07-08
Deferred One Day 07-10-20.
HISB2920EngrossConforms Hawaii income and estate and generation-skipping transfer tax laws to the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended as of 3/27/2020, with special provisions to conform to parts of federal Public Law 116-136, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and ...
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2020-07-08
One Day Notice 07-10-20.
HISCR35EngrossAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Waiohuli-keokea Homesteads And Beach Lots, Kihei, Maui, For The Existing Seawall And Rock Revetment, And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of The...
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2020-07-08
Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 627).
HISCR31EngrossAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Perpetual, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Kaneohe, Koolaupoko, Oahu, For The Existing Storm Drain, And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of The Existing Improvements Constructed Ther...
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2020-07-08
Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 623).
HISCR27EngrossAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Kaalawai, Honolulu, Oahu, For The Existing Seawall, And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of The Existing Improvements Constructed Thereon.
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2020-07-08
Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 619).
HISCR32EngrossAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Napili 2 And 3, Lahaina, Maui, For An Existing Walkway, And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of The Existing Improvements Constructed Thereon.
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2020-07-08
Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 624).
HISCR29EngrossAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Kaneohe, Koolaupoko, Oahu, For The Existing Pier, And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of The Existing Improvements Constructed Thereon.
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2020-07-08
Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 621) in amended form (SD 1).
HISCR28EngrossAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Waimanalo, Koolaupoko, Oahu, For The Existing Pier, Seawall, And Steps, And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of The Existing Improvements Constr...
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2020-07-08
Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 620).
HISCR26EngrossApproving The Sale Of The Leased Fee Interest In 94-942 Meheula Parkway, No. 244, Mililani, Hawaii.
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2020-07-08
Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 618) in amended form (SD 1).
HISCR33EngrossAuthorizing The Issuance Of Term, Non-exclusive Easements Covering Portions Of State Submerged Lands At Waiohuli-keokea, Wailuku, Maui, For The Existing Seawall, And For The Use, Maintenance, And Repair Of The Existing Improvements Constructed Thereo...
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2020-07-08
Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 625).
HISCR24EngrossApproving The Sale Of The Leased Fee Interest In 41-613 Inoaole Street, Waimanalo, Hawaii.
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2020-07-08
Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 616) in amended form (SD 1).
HISCR25EngrossApproving The Sale Of The Leased Fee Interest In 95-033 Kuahelani Avenue, No. 133, Mililani, Hawaii.
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2020-07-08
Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 617) in amended form (SD 1).
HISCR34EngrossAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Waiohuli-keokea Homesteads, Kihei, Maui, For The Existing Seawall, Rock Revetment, And Concrete Steps, And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of T...
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2020-07-08
Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 626).
HISCR30EngrossAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Perpetual, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Maunalua, Honolulu, Oahu, For The Existing Storm Drain, And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of The Existing Improvements Constructed There...
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2020-07-08
Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 622).
HISB3119EngrossAmends or repeals various provisions of the Hawaii Revised Statutes or the Session Laws of Hawaii for the purposes of correcting errors and references, clarifying language, or deleting obsolete or unnecessary provisions. (SB3119 HD2)
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2020-07-08
One Day Notice 07-10-20.
HISB2188EnrollProvides that all animal parts, products, or items containing prohibited animal parts or products involved in the commission of wildlife trafficking or certain hunting offenses shall be considered contraband to be forfeited to and disposed of by the ...
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2020-07-06
Enrolled to Governor.
HISCR2EngrossStrongly Urging The United States Department Of Housing And Urban Development And The United States Congress To Provide Additional Federal Funds For Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grants Under The Native American Housing Assistance And Self-determinat...
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2020-07-01
To House Finance Committee
HISCR3EngrossRequesting The Department Of Land And Natural Resources To Adopt Administrative Rules That Better Protect Historic Resources And To Create A Task Force.
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2020-07-01
To House Finance Committee
HISCR50EngrossRequesting The Department Of Transportation And Kauai Department Of Public Works To Conduct A Study To Identify And Recommend Methods To Alleviate Traffic Congestion At Certain Intersections Along The Kaumualii Highway.
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2020-07-01
To House Finance Committee
HISCR86EngrossRequesting The Governor To Recognize And Commemorate August 26, 2020, As Women's Equality Day, Celebrating The Centennial Of, And Honoring Hawaii's Role In, The Women's Suffrage Movement.
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2020-07-01
To House Finance Committee
HISB1427EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Transportation for operations and staff positions to increase hours of operation of the Kuhio Highway contraflow on Kauai. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-30
To House Finance Committee
HISR2PassStrongly Urging The United States Department Of Housing And Urban Development And The United States Congress To Provide Additional Federal Funds For Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grants Under The Native American Housing Assistance And Self-determinat...
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2020-06-30
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISR29PassRequesting The Department Of Transportation And Kauai Department Of Public Works To Conduct A Study To Identify And Recommend Methods To Alleviate Traffic Congestion At Certain Intersections Along The Kaumualii Highway.
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2020-06-30
Report and Resolution Adopted.
HISR52PassRequesting The Governor To Recognize And Commemorate August 26, 2020, As Women's Equality Day, Celebrating The Centennial Of, And Honoring Hawaii's Role In, The Women's Suffrage Movement.
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2020-06-30
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISB126EnrollAmends the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020, Supplemental Improvements Act of 2020, Judiciary Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020, and other measures affecting the fiscal biennium beginning 7/1/2019, and ending 6/30/2021. Appropriates fund...
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2020-06-26
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2120EngrossClarifies that certain county-issued cards and certificates are not subject to the State's unfair and deceptive practices regulations related to gift certificates.
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2020-06-25
To House Finance Committee
HISB2881EngrossClarifies the role of the Board of Public Accountancy in selecting members to serve on the Board's Peer Review Oversight Committee.
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2020-06-25
To House Finance Committee
HISB3084EngrossEstablishes a solid waste management goal of reducing the State's solid waste stream prior to disposal by 70% by 2030. (HD1)
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2020-06-25
To House Finance Committee
HISB1190EngrossAuthorizes HHFDC to enter into 99-year leases for residential condominium units developed on state lands. Exempts certain land from the definition of public land. Subjects certain land to the legislative approval requirement for the sale or gift of t...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1203EngrossAppropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining unit (14) and their excluded counterparts. (SB1203 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1167EngrossEstablishes a new Agricultural Enterprise Program within the Department of Agriculture to plan, design, construct, operate, manage, maintain, repair, demolish, and remove infrastructure on any lands under the jurisdiction of the Department, to suppor...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1198EngrossAppropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining unit (8) and their excluded counterparts. (SB1198 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1227EngrossRequires 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. (SB1227 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1082EngrossMakes general contractors entering into or under contracts in the State for work on buildings, structures, or other private works liable for debt incurred by subcontractors for wages due to claimants for performance of labor in the contract between t...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HISB1199EngrossAppropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining unit (9) and their excluded counterparts. (SB1199 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1257EngrossAmends the various fees the Department of Land and Natural Resources may charge for the usage of state small boat harbors. Amends the manner in which those fees are applied. (SB1257 HD2)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1193EngrossAppropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining unit (3) and their excluded counterparts. (SB1193 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1041EngrossProhibits written nondisclosure agreements involving sexual assault and sexual harassment as part of an employee's conditions of employment. Prohibits employers from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing sexual harassment or se...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1196EngrossAppropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining unit (6) and their excluded counterparts. (SB1196 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
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