Hawaii Representative Scott Nishimoto [D]

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HIHB1632IntroRequires all individuals driving a bicycle to ride within a bicycle lane, if a bicycle lane is available for use, and provides for the assessment of fines for each violation.
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2018-02-22
The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Nishimoto, San Buenaventura, Brower, C. Lee, Morikawa, Takayama, McDermott, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
HIHB1850IntroClarifies that the offense of promoting pornography for minors does not apply to a legal guardian of a minor.
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2018-02-22
The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Nishimoto, San Buenaventura, Brower, C. Lee, Morikawa, Takayama, McDermott, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
HIHB1882IntroAppropriates funds for laptop computers or tablets to be used by teachers and students for digital teaching and learning. (HB1882 HD1)
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Tupola.
HIHB1851IntroDefines "in loco parentis" for purposes of exemption under Hawaii's obscenity laws. Clarifies that the offense of promoting pornography for minors does not apply to a person who acts within the person's capacity and scope of employment as a member of...
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2018-02-22
The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Nishimoto, San Buenaventura, Brower, C. Lee, Morikawa, Takayama; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) McDermott, Thielen; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
HIHB1886IntroEstablishes a temporary, five-year Senior Citizen Higher Education Access Pilot Program at the University of Hawaii systemwide. (HB1886 HD1)
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Tupola.
HIHB1852IntroClarifies that the prurient interest referenced in the definition of "pornographic for minors" does not relate specifically to the minor.
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2018-02-22
The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Nishimoto, San Buenaventura, Brower, C. Lee, Morikawa, Takayama, McDermott, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
HIHB1849IntroRequires police departments to disclose to the Legislature the identity of an officer upon the officer's second suspension in a fiveyear period or discharge. Requires disclosure under the Uniform Information Practices Act after a police officer's sec...
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2018-02-22
The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Nishimoto, San Buenaventura, Brower, C. Lee, Morikawa, Takayama, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) McDermott; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
HIHB1968IntroAppropriates funds to the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources cooperative extension service for four full-time ornamental plant extension agents. (HB1968 HD1)
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Tupola.
HIHB2072IntroProhibits certain restraints and tethers that endanger or deny sustenance to a dog. Specifies penalties. (HB2072 HD1)
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2018-02-22
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB2033IntroAuthorizes service on nonresident property owners for actions involving the property owned by the nonresident through a summons mailed to the mailing address on record with the real property tax office in the county in which the property is located. ...
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2018-02-22
The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Nishimoto, San Buenaventura, Brower, C. Lee, Morikawa, Takayama, McDermott, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
HIHB2071IntroEstablishes a Law Enforcement Standards Board for the certification of county police officers, state public safety officers, and employees of the Departments of Transportation, Land and Natural Resources, Taxation, and Attorney General with police po...
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Keohokalole, Tupola.
HIHB2162IntroClarifies that funds for bonuses required by statute or collective bargaining shall not be paid out of a charter school's facilities funding or per-pupil funds. Beginning with fiscal year 2018-2019, requires that such bonuses be separate line items i...
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Tupola.
HIHB2163IntroAppropriates funds to the Executive Office on Early Learning for additional operational costs, including equipment, supplies, and personnel costs. (HB2163 HD1)
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Tupola.
HIHB2139IntroProhibits discrimination on the basis of sex, including gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation, in any state educational program or activity, or in any educational program or activity that receives state financial assistance. (HB2139 HD...
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Tupola.
HIHB2165IntroEstablishes the University of Hawaii Promise Program to provide scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of qualified students enrolled at any campus of the University of Hawaii system or any community college campus. Appropriates funds to establ...
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Tupola.
HIHB2077IntroEstablishes the Public Employees Training Program within the Department of Human Resources Development to provide training programs to improve and enhance state employees' understanding of their job duties. Allocates one percent of collective bargain...
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Keohokalole, Tupola.
HIHB2114IntroProvides that negotiations over the implementation of management decisions affecting the terms and conditions of employment that are subject to collective bargaining are not precluded from collective bargaining negotiations. Specifies that negotiatio...
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Keohokalole, Tupola.
HIHB2170IntroAppropriates funds to the Executive Office on Early Learning for an online platform to facilitate professional learning for Executive Office on Early Learning public pre-kindergarten program educators. (HB2170 HD1)
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Tupola.
HIHB2164IntroAppropriates funds to the Department of Education for school-level funding. (HB2164 HD1)
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Tupola.
HIHB2247IntroClarifies that certain disclosure requirements for campaign advertisements apply to advertisements communicated by digital means or through the Internet or online social media.
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2018-02-22
The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Nishimoto, San Buenaventura, Brower, C. Lee, Morikawa, Takayama, McDermott, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
HIHB2414IntroRequires the liquor commission to streamline procedures to provide for the issuance of temporary licenses for the sale of liquor for a period not to exceed one day for fundraising events by nonprofit organizations. Removes the liquor commission's dis...
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2018-02-22
The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Nishimoto, San Buenaventura, Brower, C. Lee, Morikawa, Takayama, McDermott, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
HIHB2236IntroTransfers to the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism (DBEDT) jurisdiction over cable TV and the Broadband Assistance Advisory Council from the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs and telecommunications carriers from the ...
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Keohokalole, Tupola.
HIHB2411IntroClarifies that a class 14 brewpub licensee or class 18 small craft producer pub licensee may conduct liquor sales at multiple, appropriately licensed premises. Specifies that brewpubs and small craft producer pubs may sell malt beverages in growlers ...
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Fukumoto, Tupola.
HIHB2420IntroEstablishes restrictions on the participation in political activities of certain state employees and officers. (HB2420 HD1)
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2018-02-22
The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Nishimoto, San Buenaventura, Brower, C. Lee, Morikawa, Takayama, McDermott, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
HIHB2508IntroAppropriates general funds for infrastructure costs, rental or lease assistance, and the repair and maintenance of network infrastructure for charter schools. (HB2508 HD1)
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Tupola.
HIHB2507IntroMakes housekeeping amendments to remove preschools from the Superintendent's scope of authority and to clarify that the Executive Office on Early Learning Director may authorize preschool personnel access to a student's immunization registry informat...
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2018-02-22
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Keohokalole, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Tupola.
HIHB885IntroProhibits health insurance preauthorization requirements that cause undue delay in receipt of medical treatment or services. Specifies that insurers, but not health care providers, are liable for civil damages caused by undue delays for preauthorizat...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1602IntroPermits the inclusion of a label warning of the risks of addiction and death on the packaging of any opioid drug dispensed by a health care professional or pharmacist. (HB1602 HD1)
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2018-02-21
The committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Takumi, Ichiyama, Aquino, Ito, Johanson, LoPresti, Mizuno, Say, Tokioka, Yamane, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
HIHB1646EngrossProvides that when a candidate other than the incumbent is elected to the office of United States senator, and the incumbent vacates the office prior to the expiration of the incumbent's term, the Governor must temporarily appoint the member-elect to...
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2018-02-21
Passed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Yamane excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
HIHB1647IntroRequires DHS to compile information regarding employers with employees who receive public assistance. Requires DHS to submit an annual report to legislature on the 50 employers with the highest number of employees receiving public assistance. Require...
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2018-02-21
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Keohokalole, Tupola.
HIHB1805IntroRequires UH community colleges to establish energy systems and technology training courses for county officers and employees responsible for permitting, inspecting, licensing, and approving construction projects and an advisory committee of industry ...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1802IntroAmends the cesspool upgrade, conversion, or connection income tax credit pilot program by repealing the provision that restricts DOH from certifying more than two residential large capacity cesspools as qualified cesspools. (HB1802 HD1)
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1895EngrossEstablishes positions and appropriates funds to assist in the review, certification, and recertification of dialysis centers and other health care facilities under the purview of DOH. (HB1895 HD1)
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2018-02-21
Passed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Yamane excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
HIHB1908IntroProhibits multiburst trigger activators. (HB1908 HD1)
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2018-02-21
The committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Takumi, Ichiyama, Aquino, Ito, Johanson, LoPresti, Mizuno, Say, Tokioka, Yamane, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
HIHB1969EngrossRequires the Department of Agriculture, in coordination with the Office of Planning, to prepare and periodically update a functional plan for seafood sustainability that expands the State's priority on food by including wild seafood as a viable food ...
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2018-02-21
Passed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Yamane excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
HIHB2019IntroEstablishes a 3-year homeless employment grant program that provides homeless individuals with work opportunities and connects them with service providers. Requires the Department of Human Services to submit a report to the Legislature prior to the 2...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2073IntroAuthorizes a local redevelopment agency to contract with a developer for construction of non-residential uses on public land within the Kanoelehua Industrial Area and Banyan Drive region until 6/30/2028. Exempts construction of works or improvements ...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2161IntroChanges the penalty for improper conduct of motor vehicle inspections at inspection stations from revocation or suspension of the station's operating permit to a fine.
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2018-02-21
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 13 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, DeCoite, Fukumoto, Gates, Holt, Kobayashi, Lowen, Nakamura, Todd, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Keohokalole, Tupola.
HIHB2128IntroRequires that health insurance policies include coverage for clinical victim support services for victims of sexual violence and abuse who suffer from mental disorders. Defines "clinical victim support service" and "victim of sexual violence or abuse...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2169IntroAppropriates moneys for youth suicide early intervention, prevention, and education initiatives in Maui county. (HB2169 HD1)
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2204IntroRequires the Department of Human Services to establish a task force to develop a restructured welfare payment system. Re-establishes the exit and retention bonus program to encourage welfare recipients to transition back into the workforce. Appropria...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2472IntroSpecifies that certain provisions of the Internal Revenue Code related to at-risk rules and deductions and to passive activity loss do not apply with respect to claims for the state low-income housing tax credit. (HB2472 HD1)
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2498IntroEstablishes and appropriates funds for one full-time equivalent (1.00 FTE) permanent veterinary medical officer position within the Department of Health. (HB2498 HD1)
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2018-02-21
To House Health & Human Services Committee
HIHB2745IntroExpands the rental assistance program by increasing the minimum percentage of affordable units a rental housing project is required to maintain for eligible tenants from 20% to 30%. Appropriates funds to support new rental assistance program contract...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2747IntroChanges the annual contribution amount, aggregate contribution amount, and number of taxable months for an individual housing account. Allows immediate family members to contribute to an individual housing account. Allows Community Development Financ...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2742IntroEstablishes the Office of Medical Cannabis Control and Regulation in the Department of Health to administer cannabis patient registration and dispensary licensing and regulation. Extends civil service exemptions. Extends interim rulemaking authority....
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2729IntroAmends the reciprocity program and adds a visiting patient certifying fee. Extends expiration of a written certification to 3 years for chronic conditions. Permits retesting of a failed batch of medical cannabis or products. Permits dispensary licens...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2703Intro(1) Allocates a portion of the conveyance tax revenues to the rental assistance revolving fund to be used to subsidize rents for persons who meet certain income requirements; (2) Increases the income tax credit for low-income household renters to an ...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2753IntroEstablishes the Ohana Zone Pilot Program. Defines the intent of the pilot program, and sets preliminary milestones that shall be met by the Department of Human Services Office Homeless Programs Office in establishing the pilot program. Appropriates f...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 3:30 pm]
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2738IntroCreates a three-year pilot program to expand availability of health care services coverage for infants and children living in Hawaii. Appropriates funds. (HB2738 HD1)
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 11:00 am]
To House Finance Committee
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