Hawaii Senator Sharon Moriwaki [D]

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HISB296Intro
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Establishes a submission deadline for various reports to the Legislature that currently do not have a deadline. (SD1)
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2023-02-06
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB467Intro
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Proposes an amendment to the Hawaii State Constitution to allow the Legislature to enact laws establishing limitations on moneys expended by any noncandidate committee making only independent expenditures to influence the outcome of a state election....
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2023-02-06
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB588Intro
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Appropriates funds for the Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the counties, to develop a pilot program to use noise detection traffic cameras to address excessive traffic noise in urban areas in counties with a population greater than ...
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2023-02-06
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB786Intro
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Requires government entities to seek reimbursement for search and rescue expenses for persons who require rescue after ignoring warning signs, leaving a hiking trail to enter a prohibited area, or hiking on a trail closed to the public. Takes effect ...
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2023-02-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB744Intro
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Requires the Hawaii Invasive Species Council to classify coffee leaf rust as an invasive species in its administrative rules and to direct available funding for mitigation efforts, research, and prevention or control actions for coffee leaf rust.
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2023-02-05
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB777Intro
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For taxable years beginning after 12/31/2023, provides a temporary income tax credit for the cost of upgrading or converting a qualified cesspool to a wastewater system approved by the Director of Health, or connecting to a sewerage system. Sunsets 1...
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2023-02-05
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB966Intro
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Allows as punishment for felony disposal of solid waste, imprisonment of not more than five years. Allows as punishment for felony disposal of solid waste and petty misdemeanor disposal of solid waste, forfeiture of any vehicle used in the commission...
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2023-02-05
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB114Intro
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Requires the Animal Industry Division of the Department of Agriculture to administer an assessment and approval process to import and move aquatic livestock in the State. Requires the Animal Industry Division to develop a risk-based framework for the...
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2023-02-03
The committee(s) on AEN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in AEN were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, Richards, DeCoite, Rhoads, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB391Intro
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Appropriates funds for University of Hawaii Community Colleges Workforce Training.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 7 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Higher Education Committee
HISB432Intro
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Designates Hawaii coral reefs as critical natural infrastructure.
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2023-02-03
The committee(s) on WTL recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in WTL were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Inouye, Elefante, Chang, McKelvey, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB366Intro
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Establishes penalties for the failure to comply with a director of finance's request that a vehicle number plate or special number plate be returned.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB374Intro
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Creates license plates to honor veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB376Intro
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Prohibits the mining, extraction, and removal of minerals from the seabed in all state marine waters. Prohibits the issuance of any permit for or in connection with the development or operation of any facility or infrastructure associated with the mi...
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2023-02-03
The committee(s) on AEN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in AEN were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, Richards, DeCoite, Rhoads, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB417Intro
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Establishes a Hawaii Near Shore Waters Quality Program to monitor and test for the quality of waters near coral reefs to assess and ensure health of reef ecosystems. Appropriates funds.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 6 @ 1:05 pm]
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB498Intro
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Establishes the shipping container inspection program and shipping container inspection program special fund. Increases the maximum fine for each violation of the fireworks law. Requires PSD to submit reports to the legislature on implementation of t...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Transportation and Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB591Intro
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Establishes the operation of an illegal gambling business as a class C felony.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 9:35 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB901Intro
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Requires the Department of Health to post on its website separate reports for various visits, violations, plans, and confirmations the Department performs or issues of certain care facilities. Establishes deadlines for each report type. Requires the ...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
HISB861Intro
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Directs the Legislative Reference Bureau to conduct a study of a housing savings account system.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 7 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Housing Committee
HISB875Intro
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Authorizes counties, after adoption of an ordinance, to sell private property after all notices, orders, and appeal proceedings are exhausted and to use those revenues to pay unpaid civil fines related to that property.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 6 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB898Intro
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Temporarily expands the state rent supplement program to specifically target qualified individuals who are sixty-two years of age or older and are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless. Requires HPHA to submit annual reports to the legisl...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 7 @ 2:15 pm]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
HISB900Intro
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Appropriates funds for three program specialist positions within the Executive Office on Aging for Hawaii's State Health Insurance Assistance Program.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
HISB902Intro
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Requires the Executive Office on Aging to establish a caregiver workforce support and development center. Appropriates funds for the center's establishment.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
HISB761Intro
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Beginning July 1, 2024, provides a general excise tax exemption for medical services performed by health care providers.
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2023-02-03
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
HISB881Intro
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Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds to the Hawaii Public Housing Authority for the development and construction of permanent supportive housing for certain vulnerable individuals. Requires the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Co...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 7 @ 2:00 pm]
To Senate Housing Committee
HISB879Intro
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Appropriates funds for the retention of employees of the Unemployment Insurance Division of the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.
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2023-02-03
The committee(s) on LBT recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in LBT were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Moriwaki, Lee, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Ihara, Keith-Agaran.
HISB1045Intro
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Establishes a career and technical education working group to strengthen career and technical education in the State's public schools. Makes an appropriation.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
HISB1118Intro
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Reduces and eliminates the general excise tax for the sale of groceries that are eligible under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children over a four-year period. Reduces ...
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2023-02-03
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
HISB1196Intro
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Clarifies that board and commission holdover members shall not hold office beyond the end of the second regular legislative session following the expiration of the member's term of office regardless of any conflicting statutes.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISB1230Intro
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Prohibits issuing authorities from issuing permits to acquire the ownership of a firearm to any person where the issuance would not be in the interest of the public health, safety, or welfare because the person is found to be lacking the essential ch...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 6 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB1528Intro
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Amends the Hawaii State Constitution to prohibit the State from denying or interfering with an individual's reproductive freedom, including the right to choose or obtain an abortion or to choose to obtain or use contraceptives.
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2023-02-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB1591Intro
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Creates a Public Places Special Fund to fund hiring private security to work with county law enforcement to enforce state or county laws, rules, ordinances, or regulations prohibiting camping, loitering, nuisance, or other violations in public places...
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 6 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB1592Intro
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Appropriates funds for three program specialist positions within the Executive Office on Aging for the State's Senior Medicare Patrol Program.
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2023-02-03
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
HISB280Intro
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Allows the Department of Education to create temporary positions under certain conditions. Amends the requirement that the Department of Education report the creation of temporary positions to the Department of Budget and Finance by requiring that th...
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2023-02-02
[Hearing: Feb 6 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
HISB281Intro
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Establishes a state income tax deduction for eligible contributions made by residents of the State into the HI529Hawaii's College Savings Program.
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2023-02-02
The committee(s) on HRE recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in HRE were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Kim, Fukunaga, Keith-Agaran, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Kidani.
HISB299Intro
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Authorizes the Legislature to specify the form for which the proposed budgets of the Executive branch, Judiciary branch, and Office of Hawaiian Affairs are submitted to the Legislature.
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2023-02-02
The committee(s) on GVO recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in GVO were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) McKelvey, Gabbard, San Buenaventura, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Wakai.
HISB297Intro
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Requires organizations to obtain legislative approval prior to the disposition of land that was acquired with state grants.
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2023-02-02
The committee(s) on GVO recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in GVO were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) McKelvey, Gabbard, San Buenaventura, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Wakai.
HISB387Intro
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Requires governmental bodies to obtain written approval from the Administrator of the State Procurement Office to cancel invitations for bids, requests for proposals, or other solicitations, or reject bids or proposals. Prohibits post-award remedial ...
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2023-02-02
[Hearing: Feb 7 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISB509Intro
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Requires each executive branch department to: identify existing and planned facilities that are vulnerable to sea level rise, flooding impacts, and natural hazards; assess options for mitigation impacts of sea level rise to existing and planned facil...
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2023-02-02
[Hearing: Feb 7 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISB720Intro
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Adds an exception to mandatory disclosure of government records for deliberative and pre-decisional government inter-agency or intra-agency records concerning an agency decision about a government action. From July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2027, req...
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2023-02-02
[Hearing: Feb 7 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISB816Intro
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Allows students to complete computer science courses as a substitute for science credits at the high school level to count towards graduation requirements. Requires a computer science course credit as a graduation requirement at the high school level...
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2023-02-02
[Hearing: Feb 6 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
HISB749Intro
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Requires the Public Access Room to establish and maintain an outreach and engagement program for primary, secondary, post-secondary, and community education and appropriates funds for one full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) position to assist in effectuat...
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2023-02-02
[Hearing: Feb 7 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISB752Intro
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Requires the Office of Enterprise Technology Services to establish a working group to conduct a study to identify state office buildings that can provide equitable telecommunication access to allow certain residents, including residents with disabili...
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2023-02-02
[Hearing: Feb 6 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Labor and Technology Committee
HISB1173Intro
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Prohibits a person from causing a diesel or gas-powered vehicle to discharge clearly visible smoke, soot, or other exhaust emissions onto another person or motor vehicle. Establishes penalties.
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2023-02-02
The committee(s) on TCA recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in TCA were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Lee, Inouye, Elefante, Keohokalole, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB1569Intro
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Establishes a temporary Telework Working Group. Requires interim and final reports to the Legislature. Makes an appropriation.
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2023-02-02
[Hearing: Feb 6 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Labor and Technology Committee
HISB125Intro
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Beginning January 1, 2024, increases the tip credit to be twenty per cent of the minimum wage.
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2023-02-01
To Senate Labor and Technology Committee
HISB430Intro
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Establishes the Hawaii Farm to Food Bank Program and Hawaii Food Assistance Program Special Fund to alleviate food shortages in the State. Makes an appropriation.
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2023-02-01
The committee(s) on AEN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in AEN were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, Richards, DeCoite, Rhoads, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB445Intro
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Increases civil penalties for the violation of various pollution provisions. Appropriates funds for one full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) environmental health specialist position.
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2023-02-01
The committee(s) on AEN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in AEN were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, Richards, DeCoite, Rhoads, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB683Intro
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Extends the State's energy-efficiency portfolio standards from 2030 to 2045. Authorizes the public utilities commission to establish interim goals. Clarifies that certain demand response programs and related activities count toward the portfolio stan...
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2023-02-01
To Senate Energy, Economic Development, and Tourism Committee
HISB725Intro
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Requires the Department of Human Resources Development to submit an annual report to the Legislature on the telework policies of the executive branch. Appropriates funds.
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2023-02-01
The committee(s) on LBT recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in LBT were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Moriwaki, Lee, Ihara, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Keith-Agaran.
HISB724Intro
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Appropriates funds and authorizes general obligation bonds for the enhancement of technology resources for the Department of Human Resources Development.
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2023-02-01
The committee(s) on LBT recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in LBT were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Moriwaki, Lee, Ihara, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Keith-Agaran.
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