Hawaii Representative Scott Nishimoto [D]

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HIHB1517PassDirects the department of agriculture to conduct an independent study to assess the economic impact on local coffee farmers and the local coffee industry from potential changes to coffee labeling requirements. Appropriates funds for the independent s...
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2022-06-27
Act 222, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1323).
HIHB1570Enroll

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Bans the sale of flavored tobacco products and mislabeled eliquid products. Establishes fines. (SD2)
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HIHB1644PassBans the manufacture, sale, or distribution for sale or use of wraps and liners, plates, food boats, pizza boxes, and firefighting foams that contain perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, in certain circumstances. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 152, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1253).
HIHB1640PassChanges the Electronic Waste and Television Recycling and Recovery Act to the Electronic Device Recycling and Recovery Act. Establishes electronic device manufacturer recycling goals and record keeping and reporting requirements for manufacturers and...
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2022-06-27
Act 151, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1252).
HIHB1885PassEstablishes a chief data officer and data task force within the office of enterprise technology services to develop, implement, and manage statewide data policies, procedures, and standards and to facilitate data sharing across state agencies. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Act 167, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1268).
HIHB1980Enroll

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Permits, but does not require or prohibit, medicaid, health insurers, mutual benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations to cover telephonic behavioral health services under certain circumstances. Clarifies that telephonic services do not...
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HIHB1983PassEstablishes the state media industry development liaison to plan, develop, and execute a statewide media industry development strategy for purposes of establishing a collaborative media industry development program. Appropriates funds for the state m...
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2022-06-27
Act 187, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1288).
HIHB2195PassEstablishes a cesspool compliance pilot grant project to assist low- and moderate-income property owners, including lessees on Hawaiian home lands, with the costs of upgrading, converting, or connecting certain cesspools. Appropriates funds. Sunsets ...
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2022-06-27
Act 153, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1254).
HIHB2309PassAppropriates funds to the department of public safety for identification card machines, to the Hawaii paroling authority for community housing for parolees, and to the department of health for a forensic peer specialist program. Requires a report fro...
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2022-06-27
Act 117, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1218).
HIHB2466Enroll

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Exempts the gross proceeds or income received from the sale of any product resulting from the cultivation and production of unprocessed taro from the general excise tax. Repeals 6/30/2027. (CD1)
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2022-06-27
Notice of intent to veto (Gov. Msg. No. 1216)
HIHB2416PassSpecifies consent procedures for when 501(c)(4) nonprofit organizations operating as noncandidate committees can use donations for electioneering communications, independent expenditures, or contributions and requires these organizations to provide c...
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2022-06-27
Act 169, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1270).
HIHB2515PassRequires the Department of Health to establish and operate a laboratory capable of testing for diseases, testing for air and water quality issues, and conducting other high complexity testing. (SD2)
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2022-06-27
Act 121, on 06/27/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1222).
HIHB2510PassMakes the state earned income tax credit refundable and permanent. Provides for carryforward of nonrefundable credits previously claimed. Incrementally increases the minimum wage and tip credit beginning on 10/1/2022. (CD1)
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2022-06-23
Act 114, on 06/22/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1214).
HIHB1486PassAmends the offense of theft in the first degree to specifically include theft of a motor vehicle or motorcycle. (SD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 054, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1154).
HIHB1991PassIn counties with a population of five hundred thousand or more, prohibits the sale of a bicycle that has been reported as stolen and is listed on a publicly available online stolen bicycle database. Requires the county police department or other desi...
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2022-06-17
Act 108, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1208).
HIHB2213PassEstablishes the misdemeanor offense of theft of mail. (SD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 112, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1212).
HIHB2272PassClarifies that sixty-seven per cent of unit owners may amend a condominium declaration at any time by vote or written consent, unless the declaration specifies a higher percentage. Requires developers to include annual reserve contributions based on ...
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2022-06-17
Act 062, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1162).
HIHB2405PassProhibits health insurers, mutual benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations from applying categorical cosmetic or blanket exclusions to gender affirming treatments or procedures when determined to be medically necessary pursuant to appl...
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2022-06-17
Act 039, on 06/16/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1139).
HIHB2422PassClarifies that sentences for domestic violence intervention for abuse-related offenses shall be imposed, with or without probation. (SD1)
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2022-06-17
Act 043, on 06/17/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1143).
HIHB1653PassEstablishes a tiered administrative fine system for each specimen of aquatic life taken, killed, or injured. Establishes a criminal fine structure on a per-specimen basis for violations involving aquatic life. Authorizes the Department of Land and Na...
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2022-06-13
Act 035, on 06/08/2022 (Gov. Msg. No. 1135).
HIHB2511Enroll

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Provides funds to the department of Hawaiian home lands to pursue a multi-pronged approach to eliminating its waitlist. Requires the department of Hawaiian home lands to develop a strategic plan to address applicant preferences. Requires an annual re...
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2022-05-05
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2512Enroll

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Permits recipients of accommodations or services from an ohana zone site to request a ninety-day extension of the accommodations or services. Expands regulatory exemptions for ohana zones pilot program contracts. Extends the sunset date for the ohana...
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2022-05-05
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHCR14PassEstablishing A Sister-state Relationship Between The State Of Hawaii, United States Of America, And The Autonomous Region Of Madeira, Portugal.
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2022-05-05
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB1561Enroll

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Establishes within the department of education a workforce readiness program to provide opportunities for students to earn associate degrees, workforce development diplomas, pre-apprenticeship certificates, and other industry-recognized certificates....
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1801Enroll

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Requires and establishes deadlines for state facilities, except smaller facilities, to implement cost-effective energy efficiency measures. Directs the Hawaii State Energy Office to collect utility bill and energy usage data for state-owned buildings...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1775Enroll

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Requires annual reporting by the University of Hawaii, department of education, and state public charter school commission to the legislature on the number and types of Title IX cases and other relevant information. Appropriates funds to the departme...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1872Enroll

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Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to recognize that game mammals and game birds provide a food source, that striking an appropriate balance between the management of game mammal and game bird populations and sustainability of the ...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2020Enroll

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Establishes a lapse date for any unencumbered moneys appropriated pursuant to Act 227, Session Laws of Hawaii 2021. Effective 6/29/2022. (CD1)
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2233Enroll

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Authorizes the Department of Human Services to provide additional housing assistance subsidies of up to $500 per month to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Temporary Assistance for Other Needy Families (TAONF) program participants wh...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2307Enroll

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Appropriates moneys to the department of agriculture to provide education and support to local businesses regarding the United States Food and Drug Administration's industry guidance on colored sea salt. (CD1)
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2312Enroll

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Establishes the women's corrections implementation commission in the judiciary to ensure implementation of the recommendations from the final report of the House Concurrent Resolution No. 85 (2016) task force, to develop and implement an evidence-bas...
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2421Enroll

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Establishes a three-year women's court pilot program within the judiciary's first circuit. Establishes temporary positions. Requires a report. Appropriates funds. Sunsets 6/30/2025. (CD1)
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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1953Engross

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Provides the Department of Transportation with more flexibility and discretion to address substantial hardship situations that impact airport concession contracts. (SD2)
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2022-04-29
Received notice of change in Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 935).
HIHCR35PassRequesting The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency To Develop A Preliminary Draft Evacuation Plan For The Areas Within Lava Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, And 6.
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2022-04-29
Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 931).
HIHB1823Engross

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Authorizes advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants to practice medical aid in dying or provide counseling to a qualified patient. Requires an attending provider to make an initial determination in person or via telehealth. Amends...
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2022-04-28
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 801).
HIHB835Engross

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Appropriates funds to support the ongoing operations of the Hawaii national guard youth challenge program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2022-04-26
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 797).
HIHB2514Engross

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Beginning July 1, 2023, prohibits the operation of underground storage tanks with a capacity greater than 100,000 gallons. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2022-04-26
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 794).
HIHCR6PassRequesting The United States Department Of Defense To Prepare A Plan To Decommission The Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, Store Its Fuel Away From The Southern Oahu Basal Aquifer In A Manner Compliant With Federal And State Law, Prepare A Plan To...
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2022-04-26
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB2513Engross

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Deposits funds into the Rental Housing Revolving Fund to be used to provide loans or grants to mixed-income rental projects or units for persons and families with incomes between 60 and 100% of the median family income. Enables the Hawaii Housing Fin...
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2022-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-27-22 1:35PM; Conference Room 329.
HIHB1550Engross

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Establishes the Hawaii Medical Education Special Fund to be administered by the John A. Burns School of Medicine for graduate medical education and training programs. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2022-04-22
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 893).
HIHB2471Enroll

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Amends the definition of "Adequate Reserve Fund" to exclude the benefit cost rate from June 2020 through August 2021, for calendar years 2023 through 2030. (SD2)
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2022-04-22
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1548Engross

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Appropriates funds to the John A. Burns School of Medicine to expand medical school and residency training through the Department of Veterans Affairs graduate medical education programs. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2022-04-19
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 879).
HIHB1888Engross

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Increases the threshold amount that requires disclosure of electioneering communications. Requires that disclosures of electioneering communications occur on the date the electioneering communications are publicly distributed. Specifies the disclosur...
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2022-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 718).
HIHB1635Engross

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Establishes the Rural Health Task Force within the Center for Nursing to prepare and develop solutions and make recommendations on registered nurse recruitment and retention in rural areas of Maui, Molokai, and Lanai. Requires the Rural Health Task F...
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2022-04-18
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 715).
HIHCR76Engross

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Convening A Working Group To Determine Any Circumstances Under Which Government Entities Should Be Reimbursed For Search And Rescue Services On Land For Trail Users And What Constitutes Proper Public Notice Of A Trail User's Illegal Presence On Land ...
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2022-04-12
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HIHR2PassRequesting The United States Department Of Defense To Prepare A Plan To Decommission The Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, Store Its Fuel Away From The Southern Oahu Basal Aquifer In A Manner Compliant With Federal And State Law, Prepare A Plan To...
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2022-04-07
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR69PassConvening A Working Group To Determine Any Circumstances Under Which Government Entities Should Be Reimbursed For Search And Rescue Services On Land For Trail Users And What Constitutes Proper Public Notice Of A Trail User's Illegal Presence On Land ...
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2022-04-07
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHCR39Intro

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Requesting The State And City And County Of Honolulu To Convene A Working Group To Collaborate On Multi-jurisdictional Stream Maintenance.
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2022-04-05
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
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Requesting The State And City And County Of Honolulu To Convene A Working Group To Collaborate On Multi-jurisdictional Stream Maintenance.
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2022-04-05
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHCR94Engross

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Requesting The Department Of Health To Examine Issues And Barriers To Enforcement To Reduce Noise From Two-stroke Engines, Mopeds, And Small Off-road Engines.
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2022-04-04
To Senate Health Committee
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