Hawaii Representative Val Okimoto [R]

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HIHB786Intro

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Establishes a task force in the office of planning to study the feasibility of developing and implementing a food waste recycling and safe disposal program. Requires a report to the legislature.
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2021-12-10
To House Energy & Environmental Protection 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
HIHB1184Intro

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Exempts the sale of precious metal bullion from the general excise tax. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2021-12-10
To House Finance Committee
HIHB757Intro

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Adds a member of the Hawaiian Homes Commission and an additional public member to the board of directors of the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2021-12-10
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1183Intro

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Repeals election days as designated state holidays. Provides up to 8 hours of paid leave on even-numbered years for public employees whose contract terms extend beyond 6/30/2022, and include election days as paid holidays.
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2021-12-10
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1337Intro

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Establishes the online early learning program within the Executive office on early learning. Appropriates monies.
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2021-12-10
To House Education Committee
HIHB83Intro

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Requires the public utilities commission to ensure consumers are provided with access to information services, including internet services, that are available at just, reasonable, and nondiscriminatory uncapped rates.
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2021-12-10
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB96Engross

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Increases 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. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD1)
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2021-12-10
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HIHB453Intro

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Allows a minor who has reached the age of 16 to petition the Family Court for emancipation, and directs the court regarding investigation of the petition, appointment of legal counsel and a guardian ad litem for the petitioner, and the findings neces...
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2021-12-10
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHB1159Intro

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Requires the department of education to establish and administer a career and technology program that will provide aviation and aviation mechanics education and training to high school students.
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2021-12-10
To House Education Committee
HIHB746Intro

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Establishes that whenever the infrastructure or equipment for electric utility service is required to be installed underground for affordable housing within an area that has been designated by a county as a transit-oriented development area, it shall...
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2021-12-10
To House Housing Committee
HIHB498Engross

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Authorizes the department of land and natural resources to use in-lieu fee mitigation to restore, create, enhance, or preserve aquatic habitats or resources as compensatory mitigation. (SD1)
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2021-12-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1331Intro

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Requires the harbors division of the department of transportation to inspect shipments landing at a commercial harbor within the division's jurisdiction and originating from a geographic location that is known to manufacture, use, or export aerial fi...
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2021-12-10
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB609Intro

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Authorizes supplemental categorical funding for remote schools. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2021-12-10
To House Finance Committee
HIHB790Intro

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Grants eligibility for participation in the State deferred compensation retirement plan for state and county part-time, temporary, and seasonal or casual employees to members of the Hawaii National Guard who have been ordered into active service.
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2021-12-10
To House Corrections, Military, & Veterans Committee
HIHB1335Intro

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Affixes a seal of career technical education to a student's high school diploma and transcript upon completion of a career technical education program approved by the Department of Education.
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2021-12-10
To House Education Committee
HIHB755Intro

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Excludes appropriations to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands for the development of residential buildings from the general requirement that one per cent of capital improvement appropriations for state buildings be transferred to the works of art ...
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2021-12-10
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB594Intro

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Requires any taxpayer claiming an income tax credit to submit documentation verifying that seventy-five per cent of the applicant's employees are residents of Hawaii, including proof of residency for each qualifying employee through a state-issued id...
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2021-12-10
To House Economic Development Committee
HIHB608Engross

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Requires the board of education to hold no less than six community forums annually, with at least one forum in each county. Requires the board to include an open forum for public comments on non-agenda items. Requires a report to the legislature on i...
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2021-12-10
Carried over to 2022 Regular Session.
HIHB1157Intro

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Authorizes the department of business, economic development, and tourism to maintain airfields. Requires the department of transportation to transfer the lease of Kawaihapai Airfield to the department of business, economic development, and tourism.
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2021-12-10
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB131Intro

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Increases the amount of the tax credit for individuals and households and the adjusted gross income eligibility cap for the income tax credit for low-income household renters using tax brackets for individuals and different categories of households. ...
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2021-12-10
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1160Intro

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Prohibits the eviction of any tenant of Kawaihapai Airfield from being evicted from the airfield until the expiration of the department of transportation and the U.S. Department of the Army's lease, so long as the tenant remains in good standing. Req...
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2021-12-10
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB100Intro

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Beginning 7/1/2022, establishes an air cargo pest inspection, quarantine, and eradication fee, to be assessed on each air carrier delivering air cargo into the State. Establishes the air cargo pest inspection, quarantine, and eradication fund, to be ...
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2021-12-10
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1180Intro

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Amends the rate of the environmental response, energy, and food security tax imposed on petroleum products. Amends the portion of environmental response, energy, and food security tax revenues deposited into the energy security special fund.
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2021-12-10
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB1222Intro

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Requires public and charter schools to offer education in computer science. Requires annual reports. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2021-12-10
To House Finance Committee
HIHB745Intro

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Exempts workforce development projects from paying school impact fees for the development of workforce housing if at least 90% of the residential units that are set aside for purchase or rent for residents in the low-income or moderate-income ranges ...
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2021-12-10
To House Education Committee
HIHB84Intro

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Amends the law relating to the use of deadly force to establish under which circumstances a person using deadly force has no duty to retreat and has the right to stand the person's ground. Repeals statutory language that permits an actor to use deadl...
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2021-12-10
To House Pandemic & Disaster Preparedness Committee
HIHB245Intro

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Amends the definition of "historic property" under the historic preservation law to include the requirement that buildings, inclusive of privately owned homes, meet the criteria for being entered into the Hawaii register of historic places. (HD1)
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2021-12-10
To House Finance Committee
HIHB82Intro

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Amends provisions relating to criteria and procedures in family court determinations regarding custody and visitation rights. Clarifies that a parent's felony conviction for a violent or sexual offense in which the victim was a minor, or requirement ...
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2021-12-10
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHB1182Intro

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Temporarily reduces employer contribution rates for unemployment insurance. Repeals 1/1/2024.
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2021-12-10
To House Labor & Tourism Committee
HIHB756Engross

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Designates one of the at-large positions on the board of agriculture as the chairperson of the Hawaiian homes commission. Provides that the chairperson of the Hawaiian homes commission will serve on the board of agriculture upon the expiration of an ...
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2021-12-10
Carried over to 2022 Regular Session.
HIHB98Intro

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Specifies that any equipment, article, instrument, aircraft, vehicle, vessel, business record, or other asset used in fishing, possession, or sale of aquatic life in violation of the aquatic resources law is subject to forfeiture. Authorizes the impo...
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2021-12-10
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1309Intro

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Establishes a suicide prevention task force to examine, evaluate, and determine methods to reduce suicides within state correctional system.
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2021-12-10
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHB791Intro

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Establishes a state income tax credit for certain expenses incurred by pre-kindergarten through grade 12 teachers, instructors, counselors, principals, or aides in a school. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2021. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD...
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2021-12-10
To House Finance Committee
HIHB789Intro

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MANDATES THAT MAIL-IN BALLOTS BE DISTRIBUTED NO EARLIER THAN FIFTEEN DAYS AND NO LATER THAN EIGHT DAYS PRIOR TO ELECTION DAY.
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2021-12-10
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB95Engross

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Authorizes the issuance of special license plates for recognition and protection of the State's natural resources. Effective 7/1/2051. (SD1)
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2021-12-10
Carried over to 2022 Regular Session.
HIHB793Intro

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Requires heavy trucks having a gross vehicle weight rating of more than 10,000 pounds to drive within the right-hand lane of an interstate highway except when the heavy truck is turning left or avoiding an obstruction.
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2021-12-10
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB241Intro

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Prohibits certain discriminatory practices based on an individual's invasive medical test status or vaccination status.
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2021-12-10
To House Labor & Tourism Committee
HIHB792Intro

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Amends the criteria and procedures used by family courts in determining child custody and visitation rights. Addresses the considerations and factors a family court shall consider in determining custody or visitation if one parent has a felony convic...
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2021-12-10
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHB46Engross

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Requires all habitat conservation plans to include an agreement for plan participants to enter into and maintain an annual service contract with a stand-by and response facility available to provide emergency medical and rehabilitation services to na...
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2021-12-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1336Intro

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Authorizes issuance of general obligation bonds and appropriates moneys for capital improvement projects in the 36th representative district.
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2021-12-10
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1181Intro

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Limits compelled disclosure of sources or unpublished information for journalists, newscasters and persons participating in collection or dissemination of news or information of substantial public interest. Establishes exceptions.
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2021-12-10
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB554Engross

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Requires sellers to disclose whether the real property lies within the sea level rise exposure area designated by the Hawaii climate change mitigation and adaptation commission or its successor. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD2)
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2021-12-10
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HIHB426Intro

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Requires UH and the community colleges under certain circumstances to waive tuition for dependent children of service-connected one hundred per cent disability veterans and active or reserve members of the armed forces who were killed in action.
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2021-12-10
To House Corrections, Military, & Veterans Committee
HIHB1158Intro

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Requires the Department of Transportation to allow its lease with the U.S. Department of the Army to expire on its agreed upon termination date and to not terminate the agreement prior to that date.
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2021-12-10
To House Transportation Committee
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