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#1HB1536EngrossedClarifies that the BOA has the power to acquire property by eminent domain for the construction and maintenance of water facilities that convey, distribute, and transmit water for agricultural uses, but not for domestic use. Amends the definition of ...
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2017-03-24
The committee(s) on JDL/WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-30-17 9:50AM in conference room 211.
#2SCR117IntroducedEncouraging The Continuation And Expansion Of Community-based Work Furlough Programs To Assist Female Inmates Transition Back Into Society.
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2017-03-24
#3SCR75IntroducedRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Construct A Roundabout At The Intersection Of Kamehameha Highway And Kahekili Highway In Kahaluu On The Island Of Oahu.
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2017-03-23
#4SCR132IntroducedRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Comprehensive Management Audit Of The Public Utilities Commission.
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2017-03-22
#5HB891EngrossedRequires the Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the office of the governor, to develop a strategic plan to double local food production and exports by 2020. Requires the Department of Agriculture to submit the strategic plan to the legisl...
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2017-03-17
#6SR31IntroducedRequesting The Legislative Reference Bureau To Study The Feasibility Of Establishing A Condominium Ombudsman.
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2017-03-24
#7HB1142EngrossedAdds the offense of criminal trespass onto State Department of Transportation lands to the penal code.
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2017-03-15
#8HB527EngrossedAppropriates funds to purchase, staff, and operate two mobile clinics to serve the homeless population. Takes effect on 7/1/2075. (SD1)
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2017-03-24
The committee(s) on CPH/WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-30-17 9:30AM in conference room 211.
#9SR66IntroducedUrging The Department Of Transportation To Update The Kalaeloa Airport Master Plan.
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2017-03-23
#10HB1444EngrossedRequires pharmacy benefit managers to register with the insurance commissioner. (SD1)
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2017-03-24
#11SCR32IntroducedRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Study Regarding Professional Licensure Of American Sign Language Interpreters And Regulation Of Interpreter Referral Agencies.
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2017-03-22
The committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPH were as follows: 6 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, Nishihara, S. Chang, Espero, Kidani, Ruderman; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Ihara.
#12SCR42IntroducedAuthorizing The Issuance Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Kaneohe, Koolaupoko, Oahu, For The Maintenance And Repair Of The Existing Seawall, Boat Ramp, And Pier, And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of ...
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2017-03-15
#13HR30IntroducedUrging The Board Of Education To Create Guidelines For Incorporation Of Climate Change Education Into The Curriculum Of Hawaii's Public Schools.
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2017-03-21
The committees on EEP recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, Lowen, Cullen, Evans, Say, Yamane, Fukumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Ichiyama, Kong.
#14SR47IntroducedRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Conduct A Study On The Need For And Feasibility Of A Ferry Service Between Aloha Tower Marketplace And Sand Island State Recreation Area.
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2017-03-23
#15HCR181IntroducedUrging The Board Of Education To Restrict Any Person From Applying For The Position Of Superintendent Of Education If That Person Was A Member Of The Board Of Education When The Search And Hiring Process Was Developed Or Initiated.
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2017-03-14
#16SB719EngrossedRequires the Governor to prepare a deferred maintenance plan to gradually eliminate the deferred maintenance costs of all state-owned buildings, facilities, and other improvements. Requires the initial plan to be submitted to the Legislature with the...
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2017-03-21
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Cachola, Choy, DeCoite, Gates, Holt, Kobayashi, LoPresti, Lowen, Nakamura, Tokioka, Quinlan, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Keohokalole, Tupola.
#17SB1082EngrossedMakes appropriations for personnel and equipment for the Hawaii Community College Agriculture Program. (SB1082 HD1)
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2017-03-24
#18HCR138IntroducedRequesting The Department Of Health To Study The Effectiveness Of Suicide Prevention Training.
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2017-03-14
#19SR87IntroducedUrging The Governor To Develop A Strategic Plan With Benchmarks To Double Local Food Production By 2020.
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2017-03-24
#20SB614EngrossedDeletes the sunset provision for Act 139, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012, to make permanent provisions of the Act regarding pretrial risk assessments and parole.
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2017-03-09
#21HB796EngrossedEstablishes a class C felony for an assault against a utility worker that causes serious or substantial bodily injury or an assault against a utility worker with a dangerous instrument that causes bodily injury. (HB796 HD1)
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2017-03-24
#22SB1277EngrossedAllows the minutes at public agency meetings to be kept by written or recorded by analog or digital means. If the minutes are recorded, requires that a written summary accompany minutes, and that the written summary include any significant actions ta...
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2017-03-09
#23SR36IntroducedRequesting The State Auditor To Conduct A Study Comparing The Costs Of Using Elevated Rail Versus Street-level Rail To Complete The Middle Street To Downtown Honolulu Portion Of The Honolulu Rail Project.
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2017-03-16
#24HR118IntroducedRequesting The Department Of Education To Encourage All High School Health Academies To Develop Feral Cat Overpopulation Programs That Would Provide Students With Real-world Learning Experiences To Better Prepare Them To Transition Out Of The High-sc...
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2017-03-14
#25HR95IntroducedRequesting The Convening Of A Working Group To Examine And Develop Recommendations To Address The Issue Of Squatting In The State.
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2017-03-22
The committees on HUS recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 5 Ayes: Representative(s) Morikawa, Todd, Belatti, Kobayashi, Tupola; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Har, Oshiro.
#26SB849EngrossedReduces the minimum Hawaiian blood quantum requirement of certain successors to lessees of Hawaiian home lands from one-quarter to one thirty-second. (SB849 HD1)
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2017-03-17
#27HB633EngrossedClarifies that aboveground freshwater storage tanks are included in the definition of "appurtenant works" for the purpose of authorizing the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist dam and reservoir owners. Effective 3/15/2099. (SD1)
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2017-03-24
The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-28-17 9:30AM in conference room 211.
#28HB1339EngrossedRestructures the Hawaii Invasive Species Council as the Hawaii Invasive Species Authority to coordinate implementation of the Hawaii Interagency Biosecurity Plan and related duties. Appropriates funds. (SD1)
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2017-03-17
#29HB1326EngrossedAppropriates funds for a market study to evaluate and assess the feasibility of developing a basalt fiber facility in Hawaii. (HB1326 HD2)
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2017-03-22
#30SB657EngrossedAmends the prorated amount of vehicle license and registration fee and weight taxes that rental car companies may pass on to lessees. Requires the motor vehicle rental industry to report to the legislature prior to the regular session of 2019 and def...
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2017-03-09
#31HB1246EngrossedAuthorizes electronic monitoring and surveillance of offenders, separate from curfew, in programs that offer alternatives to incarceration. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2017-03-24
The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-28-17 1:30PM in conference room 211.
#32HB660EngrossedEstablishes the infrastructure development loan subaccount within the dwelling unit revolving fund to make loans to developers to finance the costs of the infrastructure of housing developments. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2030. (SD1)
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2017-03-24
#33HB591EngrossedIncludes structures, machinery, equipment, and capital assets in the definition of capital infrastructure costs for the Capital Infrastructure Tax Credit. Sets cap on credit per taxable year per qualified infrastructure tenant. Specifies that excess ...
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2017-03-24
The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-28-17 9:30AM in conference room 211.
#34SCR88IntroducedUrging The United States Army Corps Of Engineers And The Department Of Land And Natural Resources To Collaborate To Create A Mechanism For Generating Water Circulation In Pokai Bay On Leeward Oahu.
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2017-03-24
The committee(s) on AEN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in AEN were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Gabbard, Riviere, K. Rhoads; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Nishihara, Ruderman.
#35HCR86IntroducedRequesting The Department Of Taxation To Upgrade And Modernize Its Communication System.
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2017-03-13
#36HR6IntroducedRequesting Hawaii's Congressional Delegation To Introduce Legislation For And To Support An Amendment To Article V Of The United States Constitution To Permit Two-thirds Of The States To Directly Propose Specific Constitutional Amendments, In Substit...
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2017-03-23
#37SB276EngrossedAuthorizes the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court to establish district family courts. Increases the number of judges of the District Court of the Second Circuit from three to four judges. Makes housekeeping amendments to laws relating to the composi...
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2017-03-24
#38HB997EngrossedClarifies that the grant of concession or concession space shall not exceed fifteen years of a remaining term plus any agreed extension of the term. Removes the limitations on the types of airport concessions that are exempt from public bidding requi...
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2017-03-24
The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-28-17 9:30AM in conference room 211.
#39HB1420EngrossedAppropriates funds for burial grants for qualifying Filipino-American veterans to provide funeral and burial services and transportation of their remains to the Philippines. (HB1420 HD1)
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2017-03-22
#40HCR46IntroducedRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Study To Assess The Impact Of Using Medicaid Funds To Provide Coverage For The Treatment For Homelessness.
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2017-03-22
#41HB1396EngrossedAuthorizes the Department of Health, working in consultation with the Department of Human Services, to allow two private-pay individuals to be cared for in the same community care foster family home if certain requirements are met. Takes effect 7/1/2...
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2017-03-24
The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-28-17 1:30PM in conference room 211.
#42HCR156IntroducedRequesting The Department Of Public Safety To Include Sites That Are 4.5 Acres Or Larger In The Environmental Impact Statement Process For The Oahu Community Correctional Center Relocation.
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2017-03-23
The committees on PBS recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Takayama, LoPresti, Creagan, DeCoite, Gates, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Ing.
#43HB455EngrossedProhibits the Department of Agriculture from charging agricultural producers for the costs of food safety certification activities conducted by the department. (HB455 HD1)
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2017-03-13
#44SB1312EngrossedEstablishes the board of midwifery to regulate the practice of midwifery by certified midwives and certified professional midwives. Requires licensing of certified midwives and certified professional midwives to commence beginning on July 1, 2020. Re...
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2017-03-16
The committee(s) on HLT recommend(s) that the measure be deferred.
#45HB110EngrossedMakes an appropriation for the public employment cost items and cost adjustments for employees of the various legislative agencies who are excluded from collective bargaining. Takes effect 1/7/2059. (SD1)
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2017-03-24
The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 03-28-17 1:30PM in conference room 211.
#46HB232EngrossedClarifies the allowable scope of collective bargaining negotiations regarding the rights and obligations of a public employer. Takes effect 1/7/2059. (SD1)
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2017-03-22
#47HB446EngrossedMakes an appropriation for the acquisition of land, planning, design, and construction of an agricultural park in South Maui. (SD1)
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2017-03-21
#48HB1248EngrossedAuthorizes the establishment of a NELHA microgrid demonstration project for the generation, storage, and distribution of renewable energy on property controlled by NELHA. (HB1248 HD2)
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2017-03-21
#49SCR83IntroducedRequesting The Legislative Reference Bureau To Study The Feasibility Of Establishing A Condominium Ombudsman.
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2017-03-24
#50SR77IntroducedUrging The Public Utilities Commission To Require That All Documents, Testimony, And Visual Displays Submitted To The Commission, In Connection With A Docket Include Accurate Information On The Net Or Projected Energy Generation In Addition To The Na...
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2017-03-16
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