Hawaii Representative Scott Nishimoto [D]

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HIHB131IntroLegalizes hemp to the extent legalized under federal law. Requires the Chairperson of the Board of Agriculture to prepare and submit a proposed state plan to monitor and regulate hemp production, including commercial production and research, to the f...
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2019-01-18
Introduced and Pass First Reading.
HIHB249N/AEstablishes licensure requirements for school psychologists to be administered by the Hawaii teacher standards board. Specifies that school psychologists who are employed by an educational institution and practice only within a school setting shall b...
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB251N/AAppropriates funds for laptop or tablet computers to be used by teachers and students for digital teaching and learning.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB233N/ARemoves the criminal statute of limitations for sex trafficking and promoting prostitution. Exempts minors from criminal liability for prostitution and street solicitation of prostitution. Establishes minimum criminal and regulatory penalties for pro...
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB243N/ARequires the Department of Education to contract with a consulting firm that specializes in school finance, particularly with respect to adequacy studies of public education systems in multiple states, to perform a study on the adequacy of funding fo...
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB250N/AFormally establishes the Hawaii Keiki: Healthy and Ready to Learn program and special fund within the Department of Education. Appropriates funds for positions and a vision screening and eye assessment tool, and to implement, expand, and sustain the ...
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB245N/AExpands the powers of the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board to include approving professional development courses and programs necessary for teacher reclassification.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB339N/AIncreases the state tax credit for research activities to one and one-quarter times the allowable federal tax credit. Amends qualifying tax years.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB244N/AAppropriates funds to the Executive Office on Early Learning for equipment and furniture.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB247N/AAppropriates funds for the Department of Education to install air conditioning in public schools that prioritize the project.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB283N/AProhibits sex offenders from residing within 1,000 feet of a public or private school, child care facility, playground, or park where children may gather.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB340N/AAppropriates funds to the Hawaii technology development corporation for the small business innovation research program.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB338N/AMakes an appropriation into and out of the research and development special fund for the research and development program of the Hawaii technology development corporation.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB284N/ARequires the Department of Human Services to compile information regarding employers with employees who receive public assistance. Requires the Department of Human Services to submit an annual report to the Legislature on the 50 employers with the hi...
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB349N/ADesignates June 21 of each year as International Yoga Day.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB299N/ARequires grantees to publicly recognize state support of project that have been awarded grants.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB246N/AProvides funding for rental or lease of facilities under legislative appropriations and bond authorizations to the State Public Charter School Commission for the design, planning, construction, repair, and maintenance of public charter school improve...
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB248N/AAppropriates funds to support the Executive Office on Early Learning Public Prekindergarten Program by appropriating funds to the Executive Office on Early Learning for additional personnel costs.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB285N/ARequires county police departments to disclose to the Legislature the identity of an officer upon the officer's suspension or discharge. Amends the Uniform Information Practices Act to allow for the disclosure of employment misconduct information tha...
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB526N/AProvides a tax credit to employers who hire an individual with a disability. Applies to the 6-month period after the individual is initially hired.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB623N/ARepeals Act 67, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, relating to alternative energy research and funding. Repeals Act 141, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, relating to the research and development program in the Hawaii technology development corporation.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB466N/AExempts accessory dwelling units within one-half mile of a rail transit station or bus stop from off-street parking or parking stall requirements.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB615N/AAmends the Board of Education membership by inviting the exclusive representative for bargaining unit (5) (teachers and other personnel of the Department of Education) to appoint a nonvoting public school teacher representative to the Board.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB625N/AAbolishes the Department of Human Resources Development and transfers its functions to the Department of Budget and Finance. Replaces the Director of Human Resources Development with the same-tiered Director of Taxation as the new basis for salaries ...
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB485N/ARequires the State Commission on the Status of Women to establish a statewide training program on the state human trafficking laws for criminal justice personnel.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB522N/AClassifies certain former military vehicles as special interest vehicles. Authorizes owners of former military vehicles to apply for registration with the Director of Finance of the county in which the former military vehicle is to be operated.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB469N/ARequires health insurance policies and contracts issued after 12/31/19 to provide coverage for the cost of hearing aids at a minimum of $1,500 per hearing aid for each hearing-impaired ear every thirty-six months in their base plans.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB483N/ARequires the Legislative Reference Bureau to submit by 1/24/2019, a report studying how other jurisdictions oversee Title IX enforcement.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB413N/AEstablishes the Education Innovation Grants Program to support school-level innovation. Authorizes the Board of Education to administer the Grants Program. Establishes the Education Innovation Grants Special Fund. Makes appropriations.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB533N/AEstablishes the Hawaii Broadband Office within the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism. Establishes the position of State Broadband Strategy Officer. Requires the Director of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism, or the D...
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB471N/ARequires the policy advisory board for elder affairs to establish quorum requirements through its bylaws and post its bylaws on the executive office on aging's website.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB614N/AAppropriates funds to the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center for operation of its twenty-four-hour emergency room.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB624N/ATransfers the rights, powers, functions, and duties of the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation and Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation to the University of Hawaii. Appropriates funds.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB613N/ACodifies the state YouthBuild program to provide employment, education, leadership development, and training opportunities to disadvantaged and low-income youth between the ages of 16 and 24. Authorizes the Department of Labor and Industrial Relation...
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB523N/AExempts gross receipts from the sale of mobility enhancing equipment and durable medical equipment from the general excise tax. Amends the definition of "prosthetic device" to include devices worn on the body. Exempts gross receipts from the repair o...
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB435N/AEstablishes an uninsured motorist identification database program and special fund within the Insurance Division to verify motorist compliance with insurance requirements and reduce the number of uninsured motorists.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB467N/AChanges the kupuna caregivers program allocation cap from $70 per day to $350 per week. Appropriates funds for implementation of the kupuna caregivers program.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB575N/AAppropriates funds to the City and County of Honolulu for the purposes of curb painting to indicate areas where parking is prohibited beside driveway entrances in Congressional District 1.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB470N/ARequires the legislative reference bureau to conduct a feasibility study to determine the feasibility of establishing a Hawaii retirement savings program. Subject to a positive finding in the feasibility study, establishes the Hawaii retirement savin...
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB532N/AEstablishes a Chief Data Officer and Data Task Force to develop, implement, and manage statewide data set policies, procedures, and standards. Appropriates moneys.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB620N/AProposes a constitutional amendment to change the Board of Education back to an elected board.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB525N/AProvides to a taxpayer who hires an elderly individual a nonrefundable tax credit for the 6-month period after the individual is initially hired by the taxpayer.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB436N/AEstablishes a Homeland Security and Resiliency Council to identify electric grid and other critical infrastructure needs and provide recommendations for enhancing the State's grid and critical infrastructure resiliency. Appropriates funds.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB616N/AExempts locally grown produce and locally raised livestock food products from the general excise tax.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB629N/ARequires the Department of Public Safety to assess and refer inmates to the Hawaii Paroling Authority (HPA) for possible medical release. Allows an inmate to be considered for medical release at the request of the director, the inmate, or the inmate'...
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB630N/ARepeals the Glass Container Recovery Program.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB628N/ASubjects the service retirement allowance, ordinary disability retirement allowance, and service-connected disability retirement allowance, as adjusted by any post retirement allowances, of employees who become contributory, non-contributory, and hyb...
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB472N/ARequires the executive office on aging to coordinate with the University of Hawaii center on aging to implement an active aging initiative. Establishes an active aging advisory committee. Appropriates funds.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB626N/ARequires vacancies in the offices of United States Senator, State Senator, and State Representative to be filled by special election.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
HIHB465N/AMakes an appropriation to the department of health to provide full funding for the kupuna care program.
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2019-01-18
Pending introduction.
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