Hawaii Representative Sharon Har [D]

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HIHB2424Enroll

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Expands the investigative authority of DHS to include families with foster children with a pending adoption decree or for whom an adoption decree has been issued but adoption has not yet taken place, children who are placed into legal guardianship an...
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2022-05-05
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 826).
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
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 826).
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.
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.
HIHB2515Enroll

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Requires 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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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2510Enroll

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Makes 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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2022-05-04
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHCR87PassUrging The City And County Of Honolulu To Establish A New Police District In Leeward Oahu To Provide Adequate Police Services And Law Enforcement Response For Growing Leeward Oahu Communities.
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2022-04-29
Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 932).
HIHB1130Engross

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Requires the Office of Planning to hire a contractor to, among other things, identify and assess alternative financing, project delivery, and cost recovery mechanisms to recapture the State's upfront investment in transit-oriented development infrast...
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2022-04-26
Received notice of discharge of all conferees (Hse. Com. No. 797).
HIHB1324Engross

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Establishes a commercial rent relief grant program to be administered by the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism. Requires that the commercial rent relief grants be given priority for moneys received through federal funding. App...
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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.
HIHB2422Enroll

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Clarifies that sentences for domestic violence intervention for abuse-related offenses shall be imposed, with or without probation. (SD1)
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2022-04-21
Transmitted to Governor.
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.
HIHR78PassUrging The City And County Of Honolulu To Establish A New Police District In Leeward Oahu To Provide Adequate Police Services And Law Enforcement Response For Growing Leeward Oahu Communities.
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2022-04-07
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB1747Engross

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Requires the state building code council to consult with building industry trade associations to gather cost data on the implementation of certain building codes or standards and calculate the financial impact of those codes and standards, including ...
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2022-03-24
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1824Engross

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Appropriates an unspecified amount of funds for five full-time equivalent (5.0 FTE) Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program Specialist positions within the Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman, assigned to each county as follows: one for the City and Coun...
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2022-03-24
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1749Engross

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Establishes and appropriates funds for a supportive housing task force to improve data collection on supportive housing needs in the State. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2022-03-24
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1754Engross

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Appropriates an unspecified amount of funds to restore diagnostic, preventive, and restorative dental benefits to adult medicaid enrollees; provided that the department of human services obtains maximum federal matching funds available and pursues al...
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2022-03-24
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2023Engross

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Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds and appropriates funds for certain transit-oriented development projects identified in the state Strategic Plan for Transit-Oriented Development. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2022-03-23
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2444Engross

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Conditions the authority of a county whose population is greater than five hundred thousand to exercise state housing powers upon a county's continued compliance with provisions regarding the acceptance of the dedication of infrastructure and public ...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1748Engross

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Authorizes, and appropriates funds for, the issuance of general obligation bonds into and out of the rental housing revolving fund for low-income rental housing projects or units that are allocated low-income housing tax credits and developed for fam...
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2022-03-18
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1753Engross

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Allows the Hawaii housing finance and development corporation greater flexibility to use the funds in the rental housing revolving fund for necessary expenses in administering the corporation's housing finance programs. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2022-03-15
To Senate Housing Committee
HIHCR32PassCondemning Russia's Attack On Ukraine And Supporting Swift And Severe Economic Sanctions Imposed On Russia.
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2022-03-14
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 357).
HIHB1822Engross

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Extends the renewal period from two years to four years for licensees who are seventy-two years of age or older but younger than eighty years of age. Effective 1/1/2222. (HD1)
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2022-03-11
To Senate Transportation Committee
HIHB2482Engross

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Beginning 1/1/2024, authorizes public schools and public charter schools to have an employee trained to administer or assist with the self-administration of seizure disorder rescue medication, with certain exemptions. Authorizes all principals, guida...
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2022-03-11
To Senate Education Committee
HIHR28PassCondemning Russia's Attack On Ukraine And Supporting Swift And Severe Economic Sanctions Imposed On Russia.
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2022-03-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB2442Intro

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Updates the cost valuations of work on buildings for the work to qualify for an exemption from the requirement that plans and specifications for construction projects be prepared by a licensed engineer or architect. (HD1)
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2022-03-02
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1751Intro

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Authorizes the counties to adopt ordinances that allow up to one dwelling per quarter-acre in rural districts; provided that the dwellings are consistent with the county general plan and community development plans. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD2)
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2022-02-24
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1826Intro

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Establishes the long-term rental assistance pilot program for kupuna to be administered by the Hawaii public housing authority for individuals who are sixty-two years of age or older and are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless. Appropri...
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2022-02-24
To House Finance Committee
HIHB2427Intro

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Designates sports as being cocurricular activities. Requires the department of education to submit a report on the cost of implementing sports as co-curricular activities. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2022-02-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1750Intro

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Makes the new construction of affordable housing eligible for exemption from environmental impact statement and environmental assessment requirements if it meets certain requirements.
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2022-02-15
To House Housing Committee
HIHB2481Intro

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Amends the child abuse and neglect reporting requirement to specify that a member of the clergy shall not be required to report information gained solely during a penitential communication, unless exigent circumstances exist that justify disclosure o...
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2022-02-15
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2349Intro

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Establishes a working group within the department of accounting and general services to study and recommend to the legislature improvements to the management of the state procurement office and methods of procurement, particularly in the area of natu...
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2022-02-11
To House Government Reform Committee
HIHB2215Intro

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Establishes an income tax credit for employers who create on-site early childhood facilities, to be applicable to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2022. Establishes and appropriates funds for an on-site early childhood facility coordinator positio...
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2022-02-10
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB2021Intro

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Authorizes state-licensed and credentialed physicians, advanced practice registered nurses, and physician assistants, who are not physically in the State, to issue prescriptions for certain controlled substances under a limited circumstance. Authoriz...
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2022-02-03
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHB2212Intro

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Implementation of IRS pre-tax savings plans to assist first time home buyers with saving for down payment and closing costs.
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2022-02-03
To House Housing Committee
HIHB2402Intro

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Requires DBEDT to provide support services to new businesses. Establishes a separate general excise tax rate for a business's first five years of operation. Exempts a business from paying any fees related to licensing and registration within its firs...
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2022-02-02
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHR4PassEstablishing The House Special Committee On Red Hill To Address Issues Related To The Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, Water Contamination And Remediation, And All Related Impacts.
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2022-01-31
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB2207Intro

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Appropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for feral pig control.
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2022-01-28
To House Water & Land Committee
HIHB2216Intro

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Establishes Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts for all working taxpayers. Defines qualifying individuals and eligible expenses. Outlines the requirements and limitations of the accounts. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2022
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2022-01-28
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHB2316Intro

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Establishes within the Department of Health a temporary Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility Defueling Commission to monitor the compliance of the United States Department of Defense or other agencies with any orders or laws relating to the Red Hill B...
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2022-01-28
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHB2334Intro

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Temporarily reduces employer contribution rates for unemployment insurance. Repeals 1/1/2025.
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2022-01-28
To House Labor & Tourism Committee
HIHB2484Intro

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Makes an appropriation to expand access to broadband in the State.
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2022-01-28
To House Higher Education & Technology Committee
HIHB2483Intro

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Creates a digital divide task force. Requires a report the Legislature.
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2022-01-28
To House Higher Education & Technology Committee
HIHB2428Intro

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Appropriates $75,000,000 to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands for infrastructure.
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2022-01-28
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB2401Intro

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Establishes a shortage differential salary incentive program within the department of education to provide shortage differential pay for teachers working in special education, hard-to-staff locations, and Hawaiian immersion positions. Provides automa...
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2022-01-28
To House Education Committee
HIHB1636Intro

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Exempts the sale of feminine hygiene products from the general excise tax.
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2022-01-26
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB1825Intro

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Appropriates funds to expand the Hawaii State Health Insurance Assistance Program by: (1) contracting with third party service providers and staffing consultants and (2) recruiting more volunteers.
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2022-01-26
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHB1310Intro

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Requires public schools, private schools, and public charter schools to have an employee trained to administer seizure disorder rescue medication. Exempts schools that do not have a student with a seizure disorder. Requires a seizure action plan for ...
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2021-12-10
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
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