Hawaii Senator Sharon Moriwaki [D]

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HISB1594Engross
50%
Establishes an expanded crisis intervention and diversion activities program within the department of health to expand existing activities to divert those with mental health issues to appropriate health care services. Defines "crisis center" and "cri...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 766).
HISB2122Engross
50%
Extends the State's energy efficiency portfolio standards from 2030 to 2045. Authorizes the Public Utilities Commission to establish interim goals, and clarifies procedures. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 759).
HISB2132Engross
50%
Amends the deadline related to the repair of conditions that constitute health or safety violations. Increases the amount deducted from a tenant's rent for the tenant's actual expenditures to correct health or safety violations and defective conditio...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 759).
HISB2159Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Agriculture, in coordination with the Office of Planning and Sustainable Development, to prepare a report on freshwater and saltwater aquatic organisms regarding their agricultural and economic impact on the State's food se...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 759).
HISB2182Engross
50%
Amends the persons required to collect the Ocean Stewardship User Fee. Extends the sunset date of the Ocean Stewardship Special Fund to January 1, 2031. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-04-18
House Conferees Appointed: Ichiyama, Poepoe Co-Chairs; Aiu, Garrett, Souza.
HISB2289Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Health to include in its annual report regarding Kalaupapa Settlement details and updated information, as available, regarding the permanent transfer to other qualified governmental or qualified nongovernmental entities of ...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 759).
HISB2345Engross
50%
Authorizes the Department of Law Enforcement to coordinate crisis intervention training for state and county law enforcement agencies. Establishes positions. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD2)
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 766).
HISB2413Engross
50%
Requires the Board of Agriculture to submit a report on the percentage of agricultural lands that are suitable for farming and actively farmed and certain dollar amounts relating to lease transfers between lessees. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 759).
HISB2529Engross
50%
Amends the definition of "patient's provider" in under the law governing Provider Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment by removing language that requires the provider to examine the patient. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 766).
HISB2497Engross
50%
Repeals the provision that made references to the base amount in the Internal Revenue Code inapplicable to the research activities tax credit and allowed credits for all qualified research expenses to be taken without regard to previous years' expens...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 759).
HISB2600Engross
50%
Authorizes the use of electronic mail to deliver certain documents when purchasing a condominium. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 759).
HISB2532Engross
50%
Clarifies that the definition of "dwelling", as it relates to offenses against property rights, includes multi-unit buildings and connected parking or storage areas that are restricted to residents. Allows the owner of a multi-unit building, an owner...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 759).
HISB2557Engross
50%
Allows a court to appoint an attorney for the subject of a petition for assisted community treatment if the interests of justice require one be appointed. Repeals language that entitles the subject of a petition for assisted community treatment to le...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 759).
HISB2721Engross
50%
Clarifies the penalties for violations of ocean recreation laws. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD2)
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 759).
HISB2725Engross
50%
Reduces the pass-through entity level tax rate and allows the tax credit to be carried forward to subsequent years. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2023. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 759).
HISB2845Engross
50%
Prohibits a person from selling ammunition to a person under the age of twenty-one. Prohibits a person under the age of twenty-one from owning, possessing, or controlling ammunition, with exceptions. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 759).
HISB2715Engross
50%
Makes it unlawful for an employer to discharge, discipline, or otherwise penalize or threaten any adverse employment action against an employee because the employee declines to attend or participate in an employer-sponsored meeting that communicates ...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 759).
HISB2885Engross
50%
Establishes a working group to develop a Homeless Triage and Treatment Center Program within the Statewide Office of Homelessness and Housing Solutions in the Department of Human Services. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD2)
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 759).
HISB3011Engross
50%
Makes it unlawful for any entity or agent thereof to operate a weed whacker in or within one hundred feet of a residential zone, subject to certain exceptions. Extends the time for the use of leaf blowers and weed whackers within or near residential ...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 759).
HISB2079Engross
50%
Allows the State of Hawaii Plant and Animal Declaration Form to be distributed, completed, and transmitted electronically. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 690).
HISB2526Engross
50%
Requires the Technology Services Consolidation Working Group to assist the Office of Enterprise Technology Services in working with certain state agencies to inventory and categorize the business criticality of each major state information technology...
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2024-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 690).
HISB3305Engross
50%
Requires all public charter schools that exclusively offer prekindergarten programs to adhere to the public charter school law, with certain exceptions. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD2)
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2024-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 690).
HISCR97Engross
50%
Requesting The Hawaii State Energy Office To Convene A Renewable Liquid Fuels Working Group To Study Local Production, Development, And Incentives For Renewable Liquid Fuels.
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2024-04-17
The committee on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Nakashima, Sayama, Belatti, Hashem, Pierick; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Amato; Noes: none; and 5 Excused: Representative(s) Hussey-Burdick, Gates, Lowen, Onishi, Tam.
HISCR186Engross
50%
Requesting The Insurance Commissioner To Conduct A Comprehensive Study On Wildfire Risk And Insurance, Including Market-based Approaches.
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2024-04-17
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HISB2119Engross
50%
Authorizes out-of-state pharmacists to transfer prescription information for the initial fill of an out-of-state prescription. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 737).
HISB2143Engross
50%
Appropriates funds to the Wildfire Management Branch of the Department of Land and Natural Resources' Division of Forestry and Wildlife to provide nonprofit organizations with grants for wildfire preparedness and mitigation programming. Effective 7/1...
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2024-04-16
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 684).
HISB2245Engross
50%
Adds a definition for "exigent circumstances" and amends the definitions of "harm" and "imminent harm" under the Child Protective Act. Clarifies when the police may take protective custody of a child and when the Department of Human Services may assu...
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2024-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 737).
HISB2322Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Health to continue water sampling and analysis of Tier 1 beaches during brown water advisories, with certain exceptions and under certain conditions. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 737).
HISB2305Engross
50%
Establishes a Silver Alert Program within the Department of Law Enforcement to help locate and safeguard missing persons who are sixty-five years of age or older, cognitively impaired, or developmentally disabled. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/30...
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2024-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 737).
HISB2726Engross
50%
Requires the Legislative Reference Bureau to conduct a study on how certain other states approach the following subjects as they relate to condominiums: an ombudsman, licenses for management, alternative dispute resolution, governmental regulation, o...
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2024-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 737).
HISCR29PassUrging The Department Of Agriculture To Support Efforts To Improve The Aquaculture Development Program Strategic Plan.
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2024-04-16
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR142Engross
50%
Urging The Department Of Education To Study The Impact Of Teacher Salary Step Movements On Salary Schedule Compression.
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2024-04-16
[Hearing: Apr 18 @ 10:45 am]
To House Finance Committee
HISB2133Engross
50%
Authorizes HHFDC to issue bonds for housing project infrastructure and finance the development of regional state infrastructure projects. Exempts bonds issued by HHFDC for improvements by assessments, and the interest thereon, from state, county, and...
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2024-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 678).
HISB2286Engross
50%
Permits the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to enter into contracts with eligible employers or registered apprenticeship programs in the private sector to provide on-the-job training to eligible interns. Requires the Department of Human ...
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2024-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 678).
HISB2291Engross
50%
Establishes advisory boards, focused on workforce development, for the Agribusiness Development Corporation, Hawaii Technology Development Corporation, and Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD2)
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2024-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 678).
HISB2287Engross
50%
Requires the Information Technology Steering Committee to assist the Chief Information Officer to develop a plan to enhance the mobile application developed to enable the public to access the State's website. Requires the Chief Information Officer's ...
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2024-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 678).
HISB2337Engross
50%
Expands the counties' authorization to exercise the same powers as the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation for purposes of developing, constructing, financing, refinancing, or providing mixed-use developments. Applies to bond proceeds ...
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2024-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 678).
HISB2347Engross
50%
Establishes the offense of habitual violent crime. Requires the Department of the Attorney General to submit a report to the Legislature before the Regular Sessions of 2025 and 2026. Requires the prosecuting attorney of each county to submit data to ...
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2024-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 678).
HISB2350Engross
50%
Establishes a separate prohibition on driving motor vehicles with noisy mufflers on public highways in high density population areas. Establishes separate fines for violations of motor scooter and motor vehicle muffler laws. Defines "high density pop...
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2024-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 678).
HISB2308Engross
50%
Authorizes additional fines and penalties for convictions of speeding in a school zone. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD2)
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2024-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 678).
HISB2443Engross
50%
Establishes the Automated Speed Enforcement Systems Program, to be implemented by the State in only those locations where a photo red light imaging detector system has been implemented. Creates a new offense of noncompliance with maximum speed limit ...
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2024-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 678).
HISB2537Engross
50%
Clarifies that the Chief Energy Officer is responsible for supporting the renewable portfolio standards and reporting on certain energy matters. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 678).
HISB2504Engross
50%
Repeals Part II of Act 66, SLH 2023, which requires the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to work with the University of Hawaii on workforce development activities that support the development of the Hawaii Pacific Hydrogen Hu...
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2024-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 678).
HISB2553Engross
50%
Clarifies the definition of "covered employer" under the Hawaii Retirement Savings Act. Requires covered employers to automatically enroll covered employees into the Hawaii Retirement Savings Program unless the employee chooses to opt out. Repeals an...
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2024-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 678).
HISB2841Engross
50%
Designates May 15 of each year as Water Safety Day. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 678).
HISB2943Engross
50%
Establishes a commercial drivers workforce working group within the Department of Transportation to address the workforce shortage of commercial drivers in the State. Requires a report to the Legislature. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 678).
HISB2974Engross
50%
Establishes a Business Revitalization Task Force within the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to identify methods to improve Hawaii's general economic competitiveness and business climate, including the mitigation of regulator...
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2024-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 678).
HISB3364Engross
50%
Requires the Hawaii Tourism Authority to develop destination management action plans for each county and to perform specific actions in each plan. Expands the powers and duties of the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Repeals the exemption of the Hawaii Tour...
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2024-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 678).
HISCR98Engross
50%
Requesting The Department Of Education To Partner With The Hawaii State Teachers Association And Teacher Education Programs At Local Universities And Colleges To Provide Pathways For School Support Personnel To Become Full-time Teachers.
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2024-04-15
To House Finance Committee
HISCR207Engross
50%
Requesting The Auditor To Conduct A Social And Financial Assessment On Mandating Dental And Vision Insurance Coverage.
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2024-04-15
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
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