Hawaii Senator Stanley Chang [D]

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HISB2112Intro
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Amends the definition of the term "installment lender" to clarify that the law is not intended to eliminate the ability of lenders to make low interest rate loans under the interest and usury law. Removes the term "consumer loan" to consistently use ...
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2024-02-29
Reported from CPN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2747) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
HISB2132Intro
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Amends the deadlines related to the repair of conditions that constitute health or safety violations and the payment of past due rent. Increases the amount deducted from a tenant's rent for the tenant's actual expenditures to correct health or safety...
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2024-02-29
Reported from CPN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2753) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
HISB2354Intro
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Expands the definition of "beer" under the intoxicating liquor law to mean any alcoholic beverage containing not less than 0.5% alcohol by volume obtained by fermentation of any infusion or decoction of malt or any substitute, including alcohol seltz...
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2024-02-29
Reported from CPN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2752) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
HISB2601Intro
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Expands the time period by which a civil action for childhood sexual abuse may be initiated. Authorizes a court to require personnel of legal entities to undergo training on trauma-informed response.
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2024-02-29
Reported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2768) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
HISB2600Intro
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Authorizes the use of electronic mail to deliver certain documents when purchasing a condominium.
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2024-02-29
Reported from CPN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2748) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
HISB2834Intro
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Amends the Residential Landlord-Tenant Code to provide for a process to dispense of the tenant's personal property and return the premises to a landlord when there is a death of a tenant. Takes effect 7/1/2040. (SD1)
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2024-02-29
Reported from CPN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2750) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
HISR8Intro
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Requesting The Hawaii Property Insurance Association To Expand Coverage To Commercial Properties.
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2024-02-29
Offered.
HISCR16Intro
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Requesting The Hawaii Property Insurance Association To Expand Coverage To Commercial Properties.
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2024-02-29
Offered.
HISCR17Intro
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Requesting The Hawaii Public Housing Authority To Utilize The State's Rental Supplement Program To Provide Homeowners Insurance Premium Assistance To Housing Owners Who Rent Or Lease To Qualified Kupuna A Mortgage Property Within Designated Lava Zone...
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2024-02-29
Offered.
HISR9Intro
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Requesting The Hawaii Public Housing Authority To Utilize The State's Rental Supplement Program To Provide Homeowners Insurance Premium Assistance To Housing Owners Who Rent Or Lease To Qualified Kupuna A Mortgage Property Within Designated Lava Zone...
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2024-02-29
Offered.
HISB2092Intro
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Requires the Public Utilities Commission to direct each electric utility company in the State to file proposals for programs to provide certain benefits to residential property owners in fire-prone areas to reduce or eliminate the impacts of wildfire...
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2024-02-27
The committee(s) on CPN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPN were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Keohokalole, Fukunaga, Richards; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) McKelvey ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Awa.
HISB2011Intro
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Allows the construction of multi-family dwelling units on any lot within certain designated county zoning districts, subject to reasonable standards adopted by each county. (SD1)
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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 10:00 am]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 03-01-24 10:00AM; CR 016 & Videoconference.
HISB370Intro
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Requires owners of multiple parking facilities within any county of the State who aggregate the required parking spaces for electric vehicles to aggregate the spaces within that same county.
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2024-02-27
The committee(s) on TCA recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in TCA were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Lee, Elefante, Kanuha; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Inouye, Awa.
HISB2443Intro
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Establishes the Automated Speed Enforcement Systems Program for ten school zones. Authorizes the state or counties to administer the Automated Speed Enforcement Systems Program. Requires fines collected beginning 1/1/2025 for violations on a county h...
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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 10:31 am]

The committee(s) on JDC/WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-01-24 10:31AM; Conference Room 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2384Intro
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Lowers the blood alcohol concentration threshold for driving while under the influence of alcohol from 0.08 to 0.05.
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2024-02-27
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in JDC were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Gabbard, Elefante, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) San Buenaventura ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB2450Intro
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Authorizes the Department of Transportation to weigh any ocean transport container offloaded at any harbor in the State and fine any company that offloads an ocean transport container having an excessive gross weight. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 10:00 am]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 03-01-24 10:00AM; CR 016 & Videoconference.
HISB2597Intro
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Clarifies that the prohibition against board and commission holdover members from holding office beyond the end of the second regular legislative session following the expiration of the member's term of office takes precedence over any conflicting st...
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2024-02-27
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in JDC were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Gabbard, Elefante, San Buenaventura, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB2615Intro
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Authorizes the counties to adopt labor standards that include but are not limited to standards for living wages, benefits, and requirements for participation in state-approved apprenticeship programs, provided that the labor standards adopted by the ...
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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 10:31 am]

The committee(s) on JDC/WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-01-24 10:31AM; Conference Room 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2721Intro
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Clarifies that violation of part I of chapter 200, HRS, relating to ocean recreation and coastal areas, or any rules adopted thereunder shall be subject to criminal penalties. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2024-02-27
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Gabbard, Elefante, San Buenaventura; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Awa; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB2686Intro
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Exempts certain personal information of public servants from government records that are subject to disclosure under the State's Uniform Information Practices Act. Establishes within the State's Address Confidentiality Program protection for public s...
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2024-02-27
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Gabbard, Elefante; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) San Buenaventura, Awa.
HISB2718Intro
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Allows the Hawaii Labor Relations Board to admit and consider hearsay evidence. Takes effect 7/1 2050. (SD1)
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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 10:00 am]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 03-01-24 10:00AM; CR 016 & Videoconference.
HISB2819Intro
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Requires slow-moving vehicles on a two-lane highway, behind which five vehicles are formed in a line, to pull over where possible to let the trailing vehicles proceed when passing is unsafe. Takes effect 1/1/2050. (SD1)
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2024-02-27
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in JDC were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Gabbard, Elefante, San Buenaventura, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB2841Intro
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Designates May 15 of each year as Water Safety Day, to recognize and spread awareness of the drowning pandemic and to educate Hawaii's youth in becoming safer in and around the water.
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2024-02-27
The committee(s) on TCA recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in TCA were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Lee, Elefante, Kanuha; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Inouye, Awa.
HISB2913Intro
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Establishes a framework to regulate the sale of travel insurance in the State. Takes effect 7/1/2040. (SD1)
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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 10:31 am]

The committee(s) on WAM/JDC will hold a public decision making on 03-01-24 10:31AM; Conference Room 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2919Intro
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Expands the zoning powers of counties. Expands the scope of the transient accommodations tax law to include certain shelters and vehicles with sleeping accommodations. Takes effect 7/1/2040. (SD1)
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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 10:31 am]

The committee(s) on JDC/WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-01-24 10:31AM; Conference Room 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2937Intro
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Repeals the sunset date for the exemption of laboratory school programs of the Hawaiian language college at the University of Hawaii at Hilo from state English-medium standards, assessments, performance ratings, staff qualifications, and staff traini...
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2024-02-27
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Gabbard, Elefante, San Buenaventura, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB2945Intro
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Establishes a Task Force to conduct a statewide study on the accessibility of ignition interlock devices and any national best practices. (SD1)
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2024-02-27
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Gabbard, Elefante, San Buenaventura; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Awa; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB2948Intro
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Authorizes residential uses in areas zoned for commercial to be considered permitted as long as the residential use is limited by ordinance to floors above the ground floor of a building or structure and development standards are met. Exempts areas z...
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2024-02-27
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Gabbard, Elefante, San Buenaventura, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB2977Intro
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Makes it unlawful for an unlicensed contractor to offer or perform repairs or improvements to a residential or nonresidential structure or property, or add to or subtract from grounds in connection with the structure or property, for damage or destru...
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2024-02-27
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in JDC were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Gabbard, Elefante, San Buenaventura, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB3196Intro
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Amends the prohibition on certain assault weapons to include assault rifles, assault shotguns, .50 caliber rifles, and assault weapon attachments. Modernizes the prohibition on assault pistols to include pistols with one or more prohibited feature. E...
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2024-02-27
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Elefante, San Buenaventura; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 2 No(es): Senator(s) Gabbard, Awa; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB3195Intro
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Amends the definition of "renewable energy producer" in section 171-95, HRS, to allow renewable energy producers to sell to entities other than an electric utility company regulated under chapter 269, HRS. Takes effect 1/1/2060. (SD1)
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2024-02-27
The committee(s) on CPN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPN were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Keohokalole, Fukunaga, McKelvey, Richards; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Awa.
HISB3194Intro
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Authorizes independent generators of renewable energy to wheel the renewable electricity they produce to users of renewable energy under administrative rules established by the Public Utilities Commission. Takes effect 1/1/2060. (SD1)
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2024-02-27
The committee(s) on CPN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPN were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Keohokalole, Fukunaga, McKelvey; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Richards ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Awa.
HISB3197Intro
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Exempts billboards and outdoor advertising devices displayed with authorization of the Stadium Authority within the stadium facility, including outdoor advertising devices for naming the stadium facility under certain conditions. Exempts outdoor adve...
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2024-02-27
The committee on CPN deferred the measure.
HISB3236Intro
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Clarifies that if no personal property designation appears in the recorded instrument, the interests of the beneficiaries shall be real property.
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2024-02-27
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in JDC were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Gabbard, Elefante, San Buenaventura, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB3237Intro
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Facilitates the control and eradication of invasive species and pests. Establishes a plant nursery licensing program. Requires the Department of Agriculture to designate certain species as pests for control or eradication. Imposes certain limits on i...
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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 10:31 am]

The committee(s) on JDC/WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-01-24 10:31AM; Conference Room 211 & Videoconference.
HISB3234Intro
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Amends the laws relating to the Hawaii Hurricane Relief Fund and Hawaii Property Insurance Association. Expands the Hawaii Property Insurance Association's authority to include the issuance of property insurance other than fire insurance for certain ...
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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 10:31 am]

The committee(s) on WAM/JDC will hold a public decision making on 03-01-24 10:31AM; Conference Room 211 & Videoconference.
HISB3344Intro
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Establishes the Hawaii Wildfire Relief Fund and Corporation to provide compensation for property damage resulting from catastrophic wildfires in the State. Requires the Corporation's board to report to the Legislature. Declares that the general fund ...
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2024-02-27
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 10:31 am]

The committee(s) on WAM/JDC will hold a public decision making on 03-01-24 10:31AM; Conference Room 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2106Intro
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Establishes the Access to Local Value-Added Products Act to allow homemade food operations to sell homemade food products, under certain conditions, upon registering with and receiving a permit from the Department of Health. (SD1)
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 9:50 am]

The committee(s) on CPN/WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-01-24 9:50AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2122Intro
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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, and clarifies procedures. Takes effect 1/1/2060. (SD1)
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 9:50 am]

The committee(s) on CPN/WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-01-24 9:50AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2406Intro
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Requires contracts entered into by the Hawaii Tourism Authority for management of the Hawaii Convention Center facility to include marketing for all uses of the facility. Requires HTA to submit a report. (SD1)
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 10:01 am]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-28-24 10:01AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2401Intro
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Makes an appropriation to each county as a grant-in-aid for the implementation of feral chicken control programs. Makes an appropriation to the Department of Health for a feeding of feral animals education campaign. Declares that the general fund exp...
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 10:01 am]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-28-24 10:01AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2605Intro
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Beginning 1/1/2025, requires health insurers, mutual benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations to provide health insurance coverage for various sexual and reproductive health care services. Applies this coverage to health benefits plans...
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 9:50 am]

The committee(s) on CPN/WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-01-24 9:50AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2836Intro
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Establishes within the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism the Interagency Council for Maui Housing Recovery to coordinate and facilitate Maui's permanent housing recovery and facilitate consultation and collaboration between st...
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 10:01 am]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-28-24 10:01AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2731Intro
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Creates license plates to honor veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts.
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 10:01 am]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-28-24 10:01AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2890Intro
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Requires the Department of Accounting and General Services to develop or license cloud-based software for use by each state department or agency to track the status of its capital improvement projects and provide training for the software. Requires e...
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 10:01 am]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-28-24 10:01AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB3335Intro
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Establishes the Hawaii Cannabis Authority and Cannabis Control Board within the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to regulate all aspects of the cannabis plant. Establishes the Cannabis Control Implementation Advisory Committee. Beginning J...
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 9:50 am]

The committee(s) on CPN/WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-01-24 9:50AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB2091Intro
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Requires all telecommunications service providers to communicate relevant information relating to the deenergization of electrical lines to public safety or emergency response offices for the affected areas. Requires all electric utilities to operate...
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2024-02-23
The committee(s) on CPN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPN were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Keohokalole, Fukunaga, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Richards ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) McKelvey.
HISB2066Intro
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Requires certain projects meeting the criteria of section 201H-38(a)(1), HRS, to be exclusively for sale or rent to qualified residents as defined in section 201H-32, HRS, who are deemed to be moderate income household. (SD1)
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2024-02-23
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Gabbard, Elefante, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) San Buenaventura.
HISB2133Intro
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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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2024-02-23
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Moriwaki, Aquino, Hashimoto, Kanuha, Kidani, Kim, Lee, Shimabukuro, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) DeCoite, Inouye.
HISB2085Intro
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Re-establishes the Division of the State Fire Marshal within the Department of Law Enforcement. Establishes positions. Declares that the general fund expenditure ceiling is exceeded. Makes an appropriation. (SD1)
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2024-02-23
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Moriwaki, Aquino, Hashimoto, Kanuha, Kidani, Kim, Lee, Shimabukuro, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) DeCoite, Inouye.
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