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HISB192IntroAllows the Department of Human Services to administer and provide public assistance to eligible residents of the State during a governor-declared state of emergency.
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2021-03-02
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, Keith-Agaran, English, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB820IntroExtends the nursing facility sustainability program to 2024. Allows the nursing facility sustainability fee to be used to enhance capitated rates for the purpose of paying quality incentives. Specifies that the nursing facility sustainability fee lim...
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2021-03-02
The committee(s) on WAM/CPN will hold a public decision making on 03-04-21 9:35AM; CR 211 & Videoconference.
HIHB1362IntroEstablishes the Hawaii early childhood educator stipend program to address shortage of early childhood education educators. Extends certain effective dates for implementation of Act 46, SLH 2020. Requires the application of a uniform assessment for p...
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2021-03-02
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) McDermott.
HIHB718IntroRequires the department of human services to compile information regarding employers having employees who receive public assistance and to submit an annual report to the legislature on the 50 employers with the highest number of employees receiving p...
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2021-02-26
The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Nishimoto.
HIHB311EngrossExtends the nursing facility sustainability program to 2024. Allows the nursing facility sustainability fee to be used to enhance capitated rates for the purpose of paying quality incentives. Allows nursing facilities sixty days to pay the nursing fa...
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2021-02-24
Passed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Ohno excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
HISB1134IntroBroadens the department of human services employees' right of entry into a vulnerable adult's premises from physical abuse to abuses as defined in section 346-222, Hawaii Revised Statutes. (SD1)
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2021-02-24
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Keohokalole, Acasio, Gabbard, Kim, Lee, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
HIHCR46IntroRequesting The Department Of Human Services To Study The Feasibility Of Increasing The Medicaid Reimbursement Payment Rate For Hawaii's Community Care Foster Family Homes And Expanded Adult Residential Care Homes For Medicaid Recipients.
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2021-02-24
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHR37IntroRequesting The Department Of Human Services To Study The Feasibility Of Increasing The Medicaid Reimbursement Payment Rate For Hawaii's Community Care Foster Family Homes And Expanded Adult Residential Care Homes For Medicaid Recipients.
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2021-02-24
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHB980IntroBroadens the Department of Human Services' right of entry into a vulnerable adult's premises to cover situations in which there is probable cause to believe a vulnerable adult is subject to any type of abuse, regardless of whether there is physical i...
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2021-02-23
The committees on JHA recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 12 Ayes: Representative(s) Nakashima, Matayoshi, Ichiyama, D. Kobayashi, LoPresti, Lowen, McKelvey, Nakamura, Takumi, Todd, Tokioka, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
HIHB450IntroDefines and recognizes rights in trust for children within the Child Protective Act. Requires family court to appoint guardian ad litem in custody cases. Provides that when a child is subject to harm or imminent harm, has been harmed, or may suffer p...
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2021-02-19
To House Finance Committee
HIHB729IntroReallocates moneys to fund and administer core homelessness services (HMS 224), including the housing first program, rapid re-housing program, family assessment centers, and homeless outreach and civil legal services. Effective 7/1/2060. (HD1)
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2021-02-18
To House Finance Committee
HIHB314IntroRequires that providers of health or human services that receive state funds file annual financial reports and that the reports be disclosed to the department of taxation. Exempts certain contracts with existing reporting requirements. Effective 7/1/...
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2021-02-16
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISB822IntroDefines and recognizes rights in trust for children within the Child Protective Act. Requires family court to appoint guardian ad litem in custody cases. Provides that when a child is subject to harm or imminent harm, has been harmed, or may suffer p...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Human Services Committee
HIHB1235IntroAuthorizes health care providers, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and faith-based organizations to distribute supplemental nutrition assistance program applications to prospective applicants.
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2021-02-01
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHB479IntroAllows the Department of Human Services to administer and provide public assistance to eligible residents of the State during a governor-declared state of emergency.
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2021-01-27
To House Pandemic & Disaster Preparedness Committee
HIHB788IntroEstablishes the fifteen-year hale kokua project and hale kokua special fund under the department of human services with the aim of incentivizing homeowners to provide rental units to homeless persons. Amends the basis and rate of tax and disposition ...
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2021-01-27
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
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