Hawaii Representative Scot Matayoshi [D]

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HIHB785IntroEstablishes the offense of a loaded firearm while intoxicated as a petty misdemeanor.
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2021-03-02
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1149IntroReorganizes and integrates the land use commission within a modified office of planning, which is renamed as the office of planning and sustainable development. Reclassifies the coastal zone management program and statewide sustainability branch as d...
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2021-03-02
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 11:00 am]

The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
HIHB389IntroRequires accredited and non-accredited for-profit post-secondary educational institutions that are authorized in the State to disclose in print and electronic media and signage that they are for-profit businesses. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD1)
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2021-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB608IntroRequires the board of education to hold no less than six community forums annually, with at least one forum in each county. Requires the board to include an open forum for public comments on non-agenda items. Requires a report to the legislature on i...
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2021-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1086IntroProvides veterinarians who provide emergency care to an animal immunity from civil liability in the absence of gross negligence. Provides veterinarians who render emergency treatment when there is no veterinarian-client-patient relationship immunity ...
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2021-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHCR61IntroUrging The Department Of Agriculture To Ensure The Inclusion Of Socially Disadvantaged Farmers And Ranchers In The Development, Adoption, Implementation, And Enforcement Of Food And Agriculture Laws, Rules, Policies, And Programs.
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2021-03-01
To be offered.
HIHR50IntroUrging The Department Of Agriculture To Ensure The Inclusion Of Socially Disadvantaged Farmers And Ranchers In The Development, Adoption, Implementation, And Enforcement Of Food And Agriculture Laws, Rules, Policies, And Programs.
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2021-03-01
To be offered.
HIHB73IntroAmends the definition of "emergency worker" in the Penal Code to include Hawaii state on-scene coordinators and communications dispatchers. (HD1)
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB80IntroClarifies when and how members or partners of a taxpayer may claim the low-income housing tax credit. Requires a Form 8609 for purposes of claiming the tax credit. Specifies the application of tax provisions with respect to buildings or projects plac...
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB78IntroEliminates the requirement for a public utility to seek approval from the public utilities commission for the underground construction of high-voltage electric transmission lines if certain conditions are met. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB131IntroIncreases the amount of the tax credit for individuals and households and the adjusted gross income eligibility cap for the income tax credit for low-income household renters using tax brackets for individuals and different categories of households. ...
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB310IntroAmends the definition of "imminently dangerous to self or others". Authorizes the involuntary treatment of up to thirty days of patients who are subject to emergency hospitalization, diagnosed with a serious mental illness or severe substance use dis...
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB497IntroProhibits the counties from requiring, as part of a county zoning ordinance or county rule, a developer with more than one residential unit to obtain the approval of any state agency unless that approval is expressly required by law. Effective 1/1/20...
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB601IntroAmends the statewide traffic code to allow for the county chiefs of police to designate county employees to issue citations for traffic violations. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD2)
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB529IntroAuthorizes county police and planning or permitting agencies to enter privately owned residential real property, under certain specified conditions, to address imminent threats to health and safety or violations of county zoning laws. Specifies that ...
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB535IntroSpecifies that a person commits the offense of manslaughter if the person causes the death of another person by recklessly operating a motor vehicle with .08 or more grams of alcohol per 210 liters of breath or .08 or more grams of alcohol per 100 mi...
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB702IntroRequires the department of education to establish rules for the procurement of goods and services related to the administration of food programs at public schools that incorporate a geographic preference for unprocessed locally grown and locally rais...
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2021-02-26
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Nishimoto.
HIHB803IntroAuthorizes each county to adopt ordinances to enforce section 291-71, HRS, including the establishment of penalties for failure to comply with its requirements or maintain electric vehicle charging stations in working order. Clarifies that certain en...
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB770IntroEstablishes a task force to review and recommend specific actions to ensure that Hawaii's food imports are sourced, transported, stored, and distributed in compliance with the federal Food Safety Modernization Act; and develop specific recommendation...
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB812IntroRequires DOE to establish a threeyear pilot program for the development and implementation of a traumainformed education program in the Castle, Kailua, and Kalaheo complex areas, based on the NanakuliWaianae complex area traumainformed education prog...
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1078IntroRequires the department of education to develop a plan to transition the Hawaii School for the Deaf and Blind to a conversion charter school. Requires a conversion charter school to enroll a student if the student's individualized education program p...
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1119IntroClarifies that social welfare organizations granted tax exempt status under 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code are subject to the same requirements of other charitable organizations that solicit funds from the public. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD1)
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1246IntroSpecifies that certain violations of the Fireworks Control Law shall be considered an activity that causes air pollution under the Hawaii Air Pollution Control Act and a violation of noise control rules under the Hawaii noise pollution laws, and puni...
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1276IntroAllows the board of land and natural resources to adopt, amend, or repeal administrative fee schedules for certain activities related to state parks through regular or special board meetings rather than through administrative rulemaking. Appropriates...
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1352IntroRequires the office of planning to submit a report to the legislature containing: (1) an inventory of lands within the State that are leased or controlled by the federal government; (2) any known contaminants or environmental hazards associated with ...
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1351IntroAuthorizes the department of land and natural resources to establish and operate conservation mitigation banks to restore, create, enhance, or preserve conservation habitats or resources as compensatory mitigation. Clarifies the sale of credits invol...
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1377IntroCreates an electronic citation program under the judiciary and establishes an electronic citation surcharge.
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2021-02-26
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Nishimoto.
HIHB1388IntroEliminates the home mortgage interest deduction for second homes under Hawaii income tax law. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1362IntroEstablishes the Hawaii early childhood educator stipend program to address shortage of early childhood education educators. Extends certain effective dates for implementation of Act 46, SLH 2020. Requires the application of a uniform assessment for p...
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1294IntroTransfers the non-facility general fund per-pupil allocation of a special education student of a department of education school to a charter school upon receipt of the completed intent to enroll form of the student at the charter school subject to ce...
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHR43IntroUrging The Department Of Education To Increase Access To Arts And Cultural Instruction In Public Schools.
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2021-02-26
To be offered.
HIHCR54IntroUrging The Department Of Education To Increase Access To Arts And Cultural Instruction In Public Schools.
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2021-02-26
To be offered.
HIHR45IntroRequesting The Department Of Business, Economic Development, And Tourism To Conduct A Study On The Potential Revenue To Be Generated For The State Through The Legalization And Regulation Of Recreational Cannabis.
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2021-02-26
To be offered.
HIHR42IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Provide A Report To The Legislature On Public School Class Sizes.
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2021-02-26
To be offered.
HIHCR56IntroRequesting The Department Of Business, Economic Development, And Tourism To Conduct A Study On The Potential Revenue To Be Generated For The State Through The Legalization And Regulation Of Recreational Cannabis.
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2021-02-26
To be offered.
HIHCR53IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Provide A Report To The Legislature On Public School Class Sizes.
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2021-02-26
To be offered.
HIHB72IntroEstablishes a framework for the regulation of electric foot scooters by the State and counties. Amends definitions of "moped" to exclude electric foot scooters. Retains personal injury protection benefits for any individual sustaining injuries while ...
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2021-02-25
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Eli, McDermott.
HIHB96IntroIncreases the maximum area for each agricultural shade cloth structure, cold frame, and greenhouse that could qualify the structure for an exemption from building permit and building code requirements.
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2021-02-25
The committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) Johanson, Kitagawa, Aquino, Har, Hashem, Mizuno, Morikawa, Onishi, Tarnas, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Kong.
HIHB95IntroAuthorizes the issuance of special license plates for recognition and protection of the State's natural resources. (HD1)
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2021-02-25
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
HIHB77IntroExempts the sale of the leased fee interest in certain affordable leasehold developments by the HHFDC from legislative approval. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2021-02-25
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Perruso; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Eli.
HIHB133IntroIncreases the capital gains tax threshold from 7.25 per cent to nine per cent. Applies for tax years beginning after 12/31/2020. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2021-02-25
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; 1 Noes: Representative(s) McDermott; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Eli.
HIHB243IntroRequires each executive branch department to: identify existing and planned facilities that are vulnerable to sea level rise, flooding impacts, and natural hazards; assess options for mitigation impacts of sea level rise to existing and planned facil...
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2021-02-25
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
HIHB244IntroAmends the data requirements for land recordation by the bureau of conveyances, on land other than fee simple time share interests deregistered by the land court, to include a map and description prepared by a licensed professional surveyor. Effectiv...
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2021-02-25
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
HIHB286IntroAuthorizes the department of taxation to require real estate investment trusts to notify the department of its presence within the State and to report the assets and revenues generated annually. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2021-02-25
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Eli.
HIHB469IntroEstablishes a mechanism for the transfer of certain nonagricultural park lands from the DLNR to the DOA pursuant to Act 90, SLH 2003, and chapter 166E, HRS. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD1)
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2021-02-25
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Sayama, Tam, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; 2 Noes: Representative(s) Perruso, Wildberger; and Excused: none.
HIHB531IntroRequires a state contract for the purchase of produce to include an option for the contractor supplying the produce to lease of state agricultural lands. Establishes a process for the college of tropical agriculture and human resources of the univers...
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2021-02-25
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Holt, Ilagan, Nishimoto, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) B. Kobayashi, Marten, Perruso; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Eli.
HIHB499IntroAuthorizes the Board of Land and Natural Resources to extend certain leases of public lands for commercial, industrial, resort, mixed-use, or government use upon approval of a proposed development agreement to make substantial improvements to the exi...
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2021-02-25
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 12 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Nishimoto, Sayama, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Marten, Wildberger; 3 Noes: Representative(s) Eli, Perruso, Tam; and Excused: none.
HIHB554IntroBeginning 05/01/2022, requires sellers to disclose whether the real property lies within the sea level rise exposure area designated by the Hawaii climate change mitigation and adaptation commission or its successor. Effective 5/1/2022. (HD1)
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2021-02-25
The committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) Johanson, Kitagawa, Aquino, Har, Hashem, Mizuno, Morikawa, Onishi, Tarnas, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Kong.
HIHB498IntroAuthorizes the department of land and natural resources to use in-lieu fee mitigation to restore, create, enhance, or preserve aquatic habitats or resources as compensatory mitigation. Effective 7/1/3021. (HD1)
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2021-02-25
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
HIHB526IntroRequires the past performance of contractors' positive, negative, or lack of previous experience to be considered in bid selection of a contractor. Requires departments to consider available assessments of previous performance on relevant and recent ...
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2021-02-25
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Eli.
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