Hawaii Representative Sam Kong [D]

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HIHB1674Intro
25%
Authorizes candidates and their candidate committees to donate residual campaign funds to the general fund of the State or to the real property tax general fund of any county of the State. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2192Intro
25%
Authorizes the Director of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to appoint an organization as the limited owner of a cemetery, under certain circumstances, for the purposes of perpetual care and security measures. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-22
The committee on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Yamashita, Kitagawa, Aiu, Chun, Garrett, Kahaloa, Kila, Kobayashi, Lamosao, Morikawa, Poepoe, Takenouchi, Alcos, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Cochran, Nishimoto.
HIHB1675Intro
25%
Beginning 1/1/2026, exempts medical services provided by licensed physicians and advanced practice registered nurses acting in the capacity of primary care providers from the general excise tax. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1950Intro
25%
Designates November 22 of each year as "Kimchi Day" in the State.
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2024-02-16
The committee on JHA recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Tarnas, Evslin, Ganaden, Ichiyama, Ilagan, Kong, Miyake; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Takayama, Holt, Souza.
HIHB1963Intro
25%
Expands the facilities or services that are exempt from certificate of need requirements to include psychiatric facilities, substance abuse treatment facilities, and certain bed change services. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-13
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB2533Intro
25%
Clarifies that persons or minors that enter private property with or without charge by a landowner for recreational purposes have no cause of action, unless exempted under law. Requires a court to award attorneys' fees and costs to landowners if plai...
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2024-01-26
To House Water & Land Committee
HIHB2532Intro
25%
Appropriates funds for capital improvement projects in the thirty-third representative district.
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2024-01-26
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1910Intro
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Establishes a telework tax credit for small business employers who allow telework for at least 30% of their employees.
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2024-01-24
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1909Intro
25%
Establishes the Maui small business rent subsidization grant program to assist small businesses displaced by the 2023 Maui wildfires to pay rent at new locations on Maui. Appropriates moneys. Declares that the appropriation exceeds the state general ...
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2024-01-24
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1962Intro
25%
Repeals provisions relating to the unlawful shipping of tobacco products.
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2024-01-24
To House Health Committee
HIHB1961Intro
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Clarifies that the powers granted for emergency purposes shall not be inconsistent with the Hawaii State Constitution. Provides parameters for the duration of suspension of laws and requires justification for the suspension. Authorizes the Governor t...
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2024-01-24
To House Water & Land Committee
HIHB1139Intro
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Establishes a compliance and enforcement program within the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to investigate complaints, conduct investigations, and cooperate with enforcement authorities to ensure compliance with all state laws and rules and county ...
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2023-12-11
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1305Intro
25%
Authorizes any county with a population of 500,000 or more to form partnerships with certain qualifying nonprofit corporations to execute community-initiated development project within the county. Appropriates moneys.
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2023-12-11
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB156Intro
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Appropriates funds for capital improvement projects in the thirty-third representative district.
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2023-12-11
To House Finance Committee
HIHB514Intro
25%
Requires all businesses engaged in the sale of goods to include the amount of general excise tax owed in any display or tag indicating the price of the goods. Effective 1/1/2024.
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2023-12-11
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB43Intro
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Requires the Auditor to conduct a financial audit of the deposit beverage container program and the Department of Health's expenditures from the deposit beverage container deposit special fund.
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2023-12-11
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB42Engross
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Authorizes candidates and their candidate committees to donate residual campaign funds to the general fund of the State or to the real property tax general fund of any county of the State. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)
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2023-12-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB299Intro
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Requires each member of a cooperative housing corporation board of directors, planned community association board of directors, and condominium association board to attend a training and certification course provided by the Real Estate Commission wit...
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2023-12-11
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB41Intro
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Requires all businesses engaged in the sale of goods to include the amount of general excise tax owed in any display or tag indicating the price of the goods. Effective 1/1/2024.
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2023-12-11
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB155Intro
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Repeals the mandatory minimum number of student instructional hours for Department of Education public schools.
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2023-12-11
To House Education Committee
HIHB44Intro
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Increases from $1,000 to $2,000 the maximum fine for the petty misdemeanor offense of criminal littering.
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2023-12-11
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB298Intro
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Creates licensure and regulation requirements for managers of homeowners' associations, planned community associations, cooperative housing corporations, and unit owners' associations in the State. Establishes an Association Manager Licensing Board w...
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2023-12-11
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB1307Intro
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Beginning with the 2024-2025 school year, requires the Department of Education to include the teaching of financial literacy in the personal transition plan requirement for each student.
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2023-12-11
To House Education Committee
HIHB513Intro
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Establishes a telework tax credit for small business employers who allow telework for at least 30% of their employees.
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2023-12-11
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB154Intro
25%
Exempts state residents from the transient accommodations tax.
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2023-12-11
To House Tourism Committee
HIHB1306Intro
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Authorizes county police departments to issue a person a license to carry a handgun in all counties of the State. Extends the expiration date of a license from 1 year to 5 years. Repeals "proper cause" requirements invalidated by the United States Su...
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2023-12-11
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB613Intro
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Establishes the real property tax exemption special fund and requires that a portion of conveyance tax revenues be deposited into the special fund. Allows the county to use special fund moneys to offset any lost revenue incurred due to property tax e...
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2023-12-11
To House Housing Committee
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