Hawaii Senator Russell Ruderman [D] | Introduced

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HISB2808IntroEstablishes rules, regulations, and permitting procedures for transportation network companies operating in the State. Makes permanent insurance requirements for transportation network companies and transportation network drivers.
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2020-01-23
Introduced.
HISB2805IntroRequires the office of planning to prepare a comprehensive renewable energy siting plan. Requires report to the legislature.
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2020-01-23
Introduced.
HISB2804IntroRequires each county to adopt ordinances that require wind turbines and other wind-powered energy systems to be setback at least fifteen feet for each one foot of height, measured from the highest vertical extension of the system, from all property l...
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2020-01-23
Introduced.
HISB2957IntroAppropriates moneys to DOA for the pesticide subsidy program.
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2020-01-23
Introduced.
HISB2955IntroExpands the coffee labeling and advertising requirements to include ready-to-drink coffee beverages and inner wrapping or packaging labels. Effective 7/1/2021.
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2020-01-23
Introduced.
HISB2949IntroAuthorizes a civil cause of action by a vulnerable adult for financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult. Allows attorney's fees and costs and punitive damages. Establishes degrees and classes of felonies for financial exploitation of an elderly per...
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2020-01-23
Introduced.
HISB2935IntroAuthorizes the department of land and natural resources management to co-enforce, with the United States Coast Guard, rules, standards, and requirements related to ballast-water, vessel biofouling, vessel hull in-water cleaning, and any other inciden...
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2020-01-23
Introduced.
HISB2954IntroRequires all retail food establishments using any food service ware for any food prepared or packaged on premises to use biodegradable, compostable, recyclable, or reusable food service ware.
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2020-01-23
Introduced.
HISB2956IntroProhibits the importation of unroasted coffee into the State, makes it a class C felony, and imposes a fine for violation of the prohibition. Authorizes DOA to adopt rules to allow for the importation of partially roasted coffee into the State.
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2020-01-23
Introduced.
HISB2989IntroAllows candidates seeking election for state- and county-level offices to use campaign funds for child care costs, under certain conditions.
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2020-01-23
Introduced.
HISB2946IntroEstablishes the ALOHA homes program to develop low-cost homes on state-owned and county-owned land in urban redevelopment sites to be sold in leasehold by the Hawaii housing finance and development corporation (HHFDC) to qualified residents. Exempts ...
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2020-01-23
Introduced.
HISB2952IntroAppropriates funds for the state rent supplement program.
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2020-01-23
Introduced.
HISB2951IntroCreates the short-term rental assistance fund; establishes the short-term rental assistance program.
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2020-01-23
Introduced.
HISB2990IntroAllows the usage of supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits by means of electronic benefits transfer cards in all cafeterias in four-year university and community college campuses in the University of Hawaii system.
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2020-01-23
Introduced.
HISB2937IntroRequires each county to establish a procedure to ensure that an asbestos survey and any necessary abatement are performed prior to the issuance of any permit for the renovation or demolition of a residential property.
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2020-01-23
Introduced.
HISB2934IntroRequires the college of tropical agriculture and human resources cooperative extension division to develop a strategic plan for promoting and supporting the development of small scale certified organic family farms. Appropriates money for organic fam...
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2020-01-23
Introduced.
HISB2988IntroLengthens the time by which a vehicle must have a safety inspection.
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2020-01-23
Introduced.
HISB3060IntroRequires the director of transportation to establish the autonomous vehicles testing program. Requires the program to authorize the testing of a vehicle in the State by an automated driving system. Exempts a vehicle with an engaged automated driving ...
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2020-01-23
Introduced.
HISB3063IntroProposes an amendment to article IX, section 5, of the Constitution of the State of Hawaii, to require the State to assure that each resident has access to housing as provided by law.
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2020-01-23
Introduced.
HISB2222IntroReactivates the individual development account contribution income tax credit for the five-year period from 2021 through 2025. Amends provisions regarding state-funded individual development accounts. Appropriates funds to the department of human ser...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Human Services Committee
HISB2204IntroProvides that certain pregnant women receiving substance abuse treatment are eligible for substance abuse treatment and mental health services for an additional twelve months following childbirth.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Human Services Committee
HISB2216IntroEstablishes an empty homes tax against certain residential property owners who own a vacant residential unit in the State.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Housing Committee
HISB2206IntroAuthorizes issuance of $200,000,000 in general obligation bonds and appropriates funds for capital improvement projects consistent with the purposes of the rental housing revolving fund.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Housing Committee
HISB2205IntroEstablishes that important housing lands are public lands owned by the State that are located within 0.5 miles of any rail mass transit station and needed to promote the expansion of available housing for the future. Requires the State and counties t...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Housing Committee
HISB2201IntroRequires the department of public safety to establish a firearm buyback center in each county in the State. Makes an appropriation.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB2223IntroProhibits landlords from increasing rent above a certain percentage over any twelve-month period. Establishes provisions for rent control. Excludes certain properties from rent control. Requires a report regarding the effectiveness of rent control in...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB2220IntroExpands the circumstances where a minor may consent to no cost emergency shelter and related services to include cases where the provider is coordinating with child welfare services.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Human Services Committee
HISB2219IntroExpands authorized expenditures from the Hawaii green infrastructure special fund to include energy-efficient air conditioning. Appropriates funds and authorizes the department of education to borrow funds from the green infrastructure loan program f...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Education Committee
HISB2221IntroRequires the department of accounting and general services to develop and implement a public transportation subsidy program for state employees. Appropriates funds for the public transportation subsidy program.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISB2199IntroEstablishes registration requirements and driver's licensing requirements for operation of electric rickshaws. Defines electric rickshaw.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Transportation Committee
HISB2202IntroPrevents predatory towing by requiring documented approval authorizing removal of a vehicle from private property by the property owner or a designated representative.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB2271IntroRequires Department of Education school football programs to ensure that each non-new football helmet used in a football program is reconditioned and recertified at least once every 2 years. Establishes fines and other penalties for failure to proper...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Education Committee
HISB2245IntroExempts gross receipts from the sale of auditory devices, such as hearing aids, from the general excise tax. Amends the definition of "prosthetic device" to include devices worn on the body. Exempts gross receipts from the repair of prosthetic device...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB2248IntroRequires DHS to establish a neighbor islands blind and visually impaired service pilot program to provide services and training for blind and visually impaired neighbor island residents. Appropriates funds. Repeals 06/30/2021.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Human Services Committee
HISB2230IntroProhibits restaurants and hotels from applying service charges for the sale of food or beverage services unless they are distributed as tip income directly to their employees.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB2246IntroCreates a Board of Trustees for the Hawaii School for the Deaf and Blind to establish an independent governance structure for the school.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Education Committee
HISB2247IntroEstablishes Employment First as a state policy for persons with disabilities. Requires state and county agencies to implement Employment First in hiring and in all programs and services administered or funded by the State or counties. Applies Employm...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Human Services Committee
HISB2244IntroClarifies the meaning of "program or activity receiving state financial assistance". Excludes cases within the scope of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act from the jurisdiction of the Hawaii civil rights commission.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB2225IntroClarifies the scope of practice for licensed physical therapists to include the practice of dry needling. Expands other competence related activities to include certain dry needling specific knowledge.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB2269IntroClarifies that a motor vehicle dealer or salesperson license may be suspended, revoked, or denied if the dealer or salesperson withholds the return of a buyer's downpayment or trade-in when the buyer's motor vehicle purchase or lease agreement is con...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB2270IntroAuthorizes conscientious beliefs as a basis for exemption from vaccination requirements. Requires that the first option for quarantine of an individual be quarantined inside that individual's residence.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB2243IntroRequires the house and senate to permit remote testimony, via telephone, at public hearings.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Technology and the Arts Committee
HISB2226IntroEstablishes business practice and transparency reporting requirements for pharmacy benefit managers. Replaces the registration requirement for pharmacy benefit managers with a licensing requirement. Increases penalties for violations of the pharmacy ...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB2229IntroRequires that advertisements for rates for transient accommodations include all mandatory fees, except for taxes imposed by the State or county.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB2266IntroProhibits a sex offender from residing within two thousand feet of the sex offender's former victim or the victim's immediate family members.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB2460IntroProhibits the deployment of 5G in the State until a definitive research base exists finding that 5G poses no significant public health hazard.
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2020-01-21
Passed First Reading.
HISB2396IntroRequires inclusion of an unspecified minimum percentage of affordable housing units in state agencies' development and redevelopment plans along the rail transit corridor. Allows the Office of Planning to make exceptions to the affordable housing req...
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2020-01-21
Passed First Reading.
HISB2468IntroAllows community rehabilitation programs for persons with disabilities to be considered qualified under the State's procurement code without requiring federal and state certification that authorizes the payment of subminimum wage to workers in their ...
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2020-01-21
Passed First Reading.
HISB2469IntroAppropriates funds for the Department of Human Services to purchase, staff, and operate 2 mobile clinics to serve homeless persons; provided that 1 of the mobile clinics shall be allocated to the county of Hawaii. Requires matching funds.
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2020-01-21
Passed First Reading.
HISB2477IntroRequires that schools where students are required to eat meals at school provide a vegetarian option as a school meal under the school meals program.
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2020-01-21
Passed First Reading.
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