Hawaii Senator Stanley Chang [D]

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HISB35IntroProhibits landlords from recovering possession of a dwelling unit from tenants if habitability of the premises is significantly impaired. Sets a tenant's liability for rent if habitability of the premises is significantly impaired. Provides remedies ...
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB32IntroRequires public utilities to consider the disruption to transportation as a criterion in planning future maintenance. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB36IntroProhibits discrimination, including in advertisements for available real property, based on participation in a housing assistance program, or requirements related to participation in housing assistance programs, in rental transactions and requirement...
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB57IntroCodifies certain certification, renewal, and violation processes of vehicle inspectors who conduct vehicle safety inspections under the department of transportation. Repeals requirement for reconstructed vehicles to obtain a special inspection and ce...
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB157IntroAuthorizes the issuance of a civil license to solemnize marriage and allows solemnization by any individual at least eighteen years of age.
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2021-03-04
Reported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 690) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
HISB163IntroAmends statutory limitations on the time period in which a survivor of childhood sexual abuse may file a civil suit. Allows punitive damages. Permits the court to order restorative justice measures at its discretion, if requested by the victim. (SD1)
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2021-03-04
Reported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 697) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
HISB251IntroEstablishes requirements and permitting procedures for transportation network companies operating in the State. Makes permanent insurance requirements for transportation network companies and transportation network drivers. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB238IntroAmends ballot requirements to display candidates for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees, by residency and non-residency requirements and to randomize the order of candidate names within those groupings. (SD2)
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB348IntroRepeals the requirement that noncarbonated bottled water be transported, stored, processed, or bottled through lines or equipment through which only water is passed. Updates the requirement that all bottled water shall meet standards prescribed by th...
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB340IntroAmends certain land subdivision and condominium property regime laws related to agricultural land, as recommended pursuant to Act 278, Session Laws of Hawaii 2019, to ensure condominium property regime projects within the agricultural district are us...
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB502IntroProposes a constitutional amendment which guarantees individuals the right to a clean and healthy environment, including pure water, clean air, and healthy ecosystems, and to the preservation of the natural, cultural, scenic, and healthful qualities ...
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB489IntroIncreases the maximum area for each agricultural shade cloth structure, cold frame, and greenhouse that could qualify the structure for an exemption from building permit and building code requirements.
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB550IntroAllows an individual who is seventeen years of age but will be eighteen years of age on or before the next general election to register and vote at the primary election immediately preceding that general election and in any co-occurring or intervenin...
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2021-03-04
Reported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 704) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
HISB551IntroProposes a constitutional amendment to allow individuals who are seventeen years of age but will be eighteen years of age on or before the next general election to vote at the primary election immediately preceding the general election by which the c...
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2021-03-04
Reported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 703) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
HISB811IntroRequires the department of education to publish a weekly report on schools that have reported COVID-19 cases.
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB599IntroBeginning July 1, 2024, requires massage therapy licensees to complete twelve hours of continuing education within the two-year period preceding the renewal date, two hours of which shall include first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or emergency...
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB814IntroClarifies the process for applicants to apply to open and operate a charter school. Provides for penalties for authorizers who fail to timely comply with board decisions. (SD1)
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB726IntroProhibits the issuance of warrants that permit entry by an officer to a house, store, or other building without first audibly declaring the officer's office and business, including no-knock warrants. Requires law enforcement officers serving an arres...
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2021-03-04
Reported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 692) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
HISB828IntroGrants exclusive original jurisdiction in matters of divorce to the family court of the circuit in which an applicant is domiciled at the time the application is filed. Repeals the requirement that a person be domiciled or physically present in the S...
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2021-03-04
Reported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 693) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
HISB764IntroAdds a permanent commercial driver's license disqualification for a commercial driver's license or commercial learner's permit holder who is convicted of a felony involving a severe form of trafficking in persons, without the possibility of reinstate...
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB615IntroRequires all moped and motor scooter rental companies to ensure the rider wears a safety helmet supplied either by the rental company or by the renter prior to operating the moped or motor scooter. Exempts riders with a motorcycle license from this r...
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB703IntroRequires two hours of annual in-service training in suicide prevention for all teachers, principals, and school counselors.
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB602IntroProhibits certain contracts for managed care entered into after June 30, 2021, from containing a provision that authorizes a pharmacy benefit manager to reimburse a contracting pharmacy on a maximum allowable cost basis, and voids any such provisions...
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB582IntroAmends the definition of "water pollutant" as used in chapter 342D, Hawaii Revised Statutes, relating to water pollution, to include plastic. Effective 5/6/2137. (SD2)
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB805IntroMakes the exemption from the behavior analyst licensing requirements permanent for certain teachers working in collaboration with a licensed behavior analyst or licensed psychologist. Clarifies exemptions from licensure as a behavioral analyst for ge...
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB792IntroIncreases the minimum and potential maximum fine for violating certain provisions relating to the installation of a noisy muffler.
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB768IntroEstablishes the rental car modernization task force to develop a plan to ensure that electric vehicle charging infrastructure is installed to support a one hundred per cent zero-emission rental motor vehicle fleet by 2035. Requires the task force to ...
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB934IntroExempts hydrogen fuels from petroleum product measurement requirements.
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB838IntroAllows the executive office of aging to relax the thirty-hour employment requirement for qualified caregivers under the Kupuna Caregivers Program during a state-declared state of emergency. Adds the option of kupuna caregiver-directed services to the...
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB1004IntroBeginning with the 2021-2022 school year, requires the department of education to include the teaching of financial literacy in the personal/transition plan requirement for each student.
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB1008IntroEstablishes a permanent autonomous transportation task force to be placed in the department of transportation. (SD2)
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISB975IntroEstablishes procedures for audits of pharmacies conducted by a health care provider, insurance company, third-party payor, sickness insurance provider, mutual benefit society, dental service corporation, health maintenance organization, or any entity...
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2021-03-04
One Day Notice 03-05-21.
HISB970IntroAuthorizes the establishment of a physician-patient relationship via a telehealth interaction if the physician is licensed to practice medicine in the State. (SD2)
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2021-03-04
48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
HISR35IntroRequesting The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation To Convene A Task Force To Conduct A Feasibility Study For Construction Of A Hospital In North Kona.
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2021-03-04
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HISCR53IntroRequesting The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation To Convene A Task Force To Conduct A Feasibility Study For Construction Of A Hospital In North Kona.
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2021-03-04
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HISB791IntroClarifies removal of unauthorized vessels on state property or in the waters of the State. Clarifies the definition of an "abandoned vessel". Reduces the time limit to claim an unauthorized vessel that is impounded by the department of land and natur...
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2021-03-01
The committee(s) on WAM/JDC will hold a public decision making on 03-03-21 10:35AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB913IntroRequires persons who receive state funds and state financial assistance to donate unnecessary but functioning electronic devices, hardware, and televisions to nonprofit organizations that will refurbish and distribute them to eligible persons in the ...
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2021-03-01
The committee(s) on WAM/JDC will hold a public decision making on 03-03-21 10:35AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB1320IntroIncorporates a regenerative framework into the State Planning Act by establishing objectives and policies for the visitor industry.
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2021-03-01
The committee(s) on WAM/JDC will hold a public decision making on 03-03-21 10:35AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HISB1IntroEstablishes the ALOHA homes program to develop low-cost homes on state-owned and county-owned land in urban redevelopment sites to be sold in leasehold by the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation (HHFDC) to qualified residents. Exempts ...
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2021-02-26
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Moriwaki, Taniguchi, Wakai; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Kidani, Fevella ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Shimabukuro.
HISB2IntroClarifies that lands set aside to the Hawaii housing finance and development corporation by the governor or leased to the corporation by other state departments and agencies are exempt from the definition of "public lands". Requires the Hawaii housin...
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2021-02-26
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 9 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Taniguchi, Wakai; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Fevella; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Shimabukuro.
HISB142IntroExempts affordable housing units, additions to existing dwelling units, accessory dwelling units, ohana dwelling units, and affordable housing projects developed by the Hawaii Public Housing Authority from school impact fee requirements. (SD1)
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2021-02-26
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Shimabukuro.
HISB56IntroIncreases the personal income tax rate and implements a rate recapture mechanism that phases out lower tax brackets for high earners for taxable years beginning after 12/31/2020. Increases the tax on capital gains. Increases the corporate income tax ...
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2021-02-26
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISB229IntroRequires departments to submit their annual reports concerning their non-general fund accounts to the Auditor in addition to the Legislature. Requires departments to include the status of implementing any recommendations made by the Auditor, and if n...
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2021-02-26
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Shimabukuro.
HISB221IntroAllows the governor's coordinator on homelessness, in conjunction with the Hawaii interagency council on homelessness, to develop plans for the City and County of Honolulu and the counties of Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui to coordinate the services and she...
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2021-02-26
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Shimabukuro.
HISB222IntroRequires the Comptroller's annual report to the Governor and to the Legislature to include a list of all accounts that were closed by the Comptroller during the immediately preceding fiscal year, and a list of accounts that remain open but that are s...
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2021-02-26
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Shimabukuro.
HISB141IntroTransfers the State Building Code Council from the Department of Accounting and General Services to the Hawaii State Energy Office. (SD1)
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2021-02-26
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Taniguchi, Wakai; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Fevella ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Shimabukuro.
HISB140IntroRequires the Hawaii community development authority (HCDA) to develop a transit-oriented development (TOD) zone improvement program to foster community development by strategically investing in public facilities. Appropriates funds to HCDA for staff ...
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2021-02-26
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Shimabukuro.
HISB361IntroEstablishes a general excise tax exemption for the gross proceeds or income from the sale of groceries that are eligible under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), regardless of the means of purchase and the SNAP eligibility of the p...
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2021-02-26
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Taniguchi ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Shimabukuro.
HISB358IntroEstablishes a state income tax deduction for eligible contributions made by residents of the State into the HI529Hawaii's College Savings Program. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2020. (SD1)
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2021-02-26
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Shimabukuro.
HISB369IntroEstablishes the time of transfer wastewater system inspection program in the Department of Health to oversee the inspection and repair of any individual wastewater system at the time of sale or transfer of residential real property attached to the wa...
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2021-02-26
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Shimabukuro.
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