Hawaii Senator Russell Ruderman [D]

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HISB2206EnrollAuthorizes the Board of Land and Natural Resources to issue revocable month-to-month temporary permits for the temporary emergency sheltering of and facilities for homeless persons on state lands, under certain conditions. Repeals 90 days after the l...
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2020-08-31
Notice of Intent to veto dated 08-31-20 (Gov. Msg. No. 1119)
HISB3117EnrollExtends the emergency department homelessness assessment pilot program and medical respite pilot program to 06/30/2021. Clarifies the lapse date for encumbered resources for the pilot programs that were previously appropriated pursuant to Act 209, SL...
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2020-07-15
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2386EnrollProhibits any waste or disposal facility from being located in a conservation district except in emergency circumstances to mitigate significant risks to public safety and health. Requires no less than a one-half mile buffer zone around residences, s...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB2629EnrollProhibits, after 6/30/2020, the approval of a new or renewed power purchase agreement for electricity generated from coal. Prohibits, after 6/30/2020, the modification of a coal power purchase agreement that proposes to extend the term or increase th...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB3158EnrollProhibits intentionally or knowingly manufacturing, importing, installing, reinstalling, distributing, selling, or offering for sale any counterfeit supplemental restraint system component, nonfunctional air bag, or air bag that does not meet federal...
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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
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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2020-07-13
Enrolled to Governor.
HISR125PassRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Provide Funding To Water Carriers For The Purpose Of Providing Financial Assistance To Maintain Routes And Lines Of Services Within The State And To Convene A Working Group To Recommend Mid- And Long-ter...
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2020-07-08
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISR183IntroRequesting The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency To Conduct Disaster Preparedness Outreach And Education Throughout The State.
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2020-07-06
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISR69PassUrging The Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands To Convene A Task Force With The Department Of Land And Natural Resources, Department Of Agriculture, Invasive Species Council, And Other Interested Parties To Develop A Comprehensive Mitigation Plan With ...
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2020-07-02
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISCR13EngrossUrging Congress To Pass The Clinical Treatment Act To Amend Title Xix Of The Social Security Act To Require Medicaid To Cover The Routine Costs Of Care For Patients With Life-threatening Conditions Who Are Enrolled In Clinical Trials.
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2020-07-01
To House Finance Committee
HISCR54EngrossStrongly Urging Various Government Agencies To Take Appropriate Actions To Protect The Wahi Pana Of Waimakaohiiaka And Preserve The Traditional And Customary Practice Of Making Salt Beds And Gathering Paakai (salt) In Hanapepe, Kauai.
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2020-07-01
To House Finance Committee
HISCR78EngrossRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Study The Feasibility Of Using Recycled Plastic To Repair Roadways.
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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
HISR45PassRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Study The Feasibility Of Using Recycled Plastic To Repair Roadways.
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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).
HISR159IntroUrging The Native Hawaiian Convention To Convene A Working Group To Develop Recommendations And Strategies To Create Hawaiian Nationality As A Protected Class For Purposes Of Hawaii's Anti-discrimination Laws.
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2020-06-30
The recommendation was not adopted.
HISCR38EngrossRequesting The Office Of The Lieutenant Governor To Establish A Multi-stakeholder Task Force To Advance State Procurement Of Locally Produced Food.
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2020-06-26
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
HISB2038EngrossAuthorizes, until June 30, 2021, boards to exclude the public from the meeting locations where board members are physically present if the board meetings are held by interactive conference technology during a state of emergency due to a contagious il...
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2020-06-25
To House Finance Committee
HISB2313EngrossProhibits an employer from requiring an employee to enter into a nondisclosure agreement pertaining to sexual harassment or sexual assault. Prohibits an employer from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing sexual harassment or s...
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2020-06-25
To House Finance Committee
HISB2781EngrossProhibits the intentional release of balloons inflated with a gas that is lighter than air.
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2020-06-25
To House Judiciary Committee
HISB2717EngrossEstablishes an offense of knowingly capturing, possessing, abusing, entangling, or killing a shark in state marine waters, along with penalties and fines. Provides certain exemptions. (HD1)
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2020-06-24
To House Judiciary Committee
HISCR57IntroUrging The State Of Hawaii To Provide Native Hawaiians With Their Fair Share Of The Public Land Trust Revenue.
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2020-06-23
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB1351EngrossAuthorizes the Department of Agriculture to allow temporary inspectors to perform industrial hemp inspections and to deposit fees from inspections into the Certification Services Revolving Fund. Authorizes the Department of Agriculture to adopt an al...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1150EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for feral pig control. (SB1150 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1395EngrossAppropriates funds for the State Rent Supplement Program. (SB1395 HD2)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB908EngrossEstablishes a Statewide Sustainability Division within the Office of Planning to ensure long-term planning, coordination, and implementation of Hawaii's sustainability goals and policies. Appropriates funds. (SB908 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HISB417EngrossAuthorizes the Department of Health to establish fees for transportation and provision of emergency medical services. Authorizes transportation to certain medical facilities. Appropriates funds to meet collective bargaining requirements and personnel...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB911EngrossAppropriates funds to improve health care services related to cardiac care at Hilo Medical Center. (SB911 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HISB530EngrossExempts from the general excise tax gross receipts from the sale of mobility enhancing equipment, hearing aids, prosthetic devices, durable medical equipment, and prescription drugs sold pursuant to a doctor's prescription. Amends the definition of "...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB541EngrossSimplifies the list of manufactured cannabis products that may be manufactured and distributed by dispensaries. Updates transdermal patches to department-approved transdermal devices in the medical cannabis dispensary laws, thereby including non-patc...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HISB485EngrossIncreases the amount of barrel tax deposited into the agricultural development and food security special fund. (SB485 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HISB1034EngrossClarifies that the existing health insurance mandate for coverage of low-dose mammography includes coverage for advancing methodologies of digital mammography and breast tomosynthesis. Sunsets June 30, 2024. (SB1034 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HISB470EngrossAuthorizes the use of private lands for the Ohana Zones Pilot Program. Extends the Ohana Zones Pilot Program to June 30, 2022. Extends the Emergency Department Homelessness Assessment Pilot Program and the Medical Respite Pilot Program to June 30, 20...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1297EngrossRequires an application for motor vehicle registration to include additional identifying information. Requires the counties to fine the legal or registered owner of an abandoned or derelict vehicle. Requires the legal or registered owner to have up-t...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1515EngrossEstablishes the Hawaii three to six out-of-school program for grades kindergarten through twelve. Authorizes the department of education to contract with private providers to furnish out-of-school programs for grades kindergarten through twelve, cond...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB242EnrollEstablishes a task force to review policy issues and opportunities relating to the navigation, access, and coverage of medicaid services by individuals with autism or fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and make a recommendation on whether a waiver or ot...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB768EngrossPermits certain minors to consent to treatment or counseling by a mental health professional. Requires, as part of the standard of care, the minor patient to be informed about confidentiality. Restricts disclosure of a minor's payment information for...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1151EngrossIncreases the amount of state funds that the Chairperson of the Board of Agriculture may approve for any agricultural and aquacultural loan. (SB1151 HD2)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1436EngrossRequires the Department of Agriculture to conduct a feasibility study on the establishment of agricultural technology zones, or ag-tech zones, within the City and County of Honolulu. Appropriates funds to conduct the feasibility study. (SB1436 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB493EngrossProhibits a health care insurer from requiring an insured diagnosed with stage two cancer to undergo step therapy prior to covering the insured for the drug prescribed by the insured's health care provider, under certain conditions. Requires analysis...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HISB412EngrossMakes an application for voter registration, including an affidavit, part of all driver's license and identification card applications. Automatically registers each applicant who elects to register for voting unless the applicant affirmatively declin...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HISB1371EngrossProhibits the abandonment of lay nets used for fishing. Authorizes DLNR to issue permits for the use and possession of lay nets. Requires DLNR to establish a comprehensive, statewide lay net education and enforcement program. (SB1371 HD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HISB2722EngrossRequires the Department of Agriculture to establish a 5-year food hub pilot program to increase access to local food. Provides for the award of grant funding to qualified applicants wishing to establish or expand a food hub. Requires reports to the L...
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2020-06-22
To House Economic Development & Business Committee
HISCR68IntroRequesting That The City And County Of Honolulu Prohibit Electric Scooters, Electric Bicycles, And Electric Trikes On Sidewalks.
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2020-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISR35IntroRequesting That The City And County Of Honolulu Prohibit Electric Scooters, Electric Bicycles, And Electric Trikes On Sidewalks.
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2020-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISR174PassRequesting The Governor To Establish Advance Travel Quarantine And Statewide Stay-at-home Orders To Ensure Rapid And Effective Response To Any Resurgence Of The Coronavirus Disease 2019 In Hawaii.
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2020-05-21
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISCR11IntroRequesting The United States Congress To Authorize The National Transportation Safety Board To Adopt And Enforce Regulations For Increased Safety Standards For Helicopters And Small Aircraft That Charge Fees For Carrying Passengers On Recreational Fl...
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2020-05-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISR12IntroRequesting The United States Congress To Authorize The National Transportation Safety Board To Adopt And Enforce Regulations For Increased Safety Standards For Helicopters And Small Aircraft That Charge Fees For Carrying Passengers On Recreational Fl...
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2020-05-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB2469EngrossAppropriates funds for the Department of Human Services to purchase, staff, and operate mobile clinics to serve homeless persons; provided that an unspecified number of the mobile clinics shall be allocated to the county with the largest land mass. R...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2342EngrossAppropriates funds for the proper implementation of the kupuna caregivers program. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
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