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HISB538EnrollClarifies the meaning of "program or activity receiving state financial assistance". Excludes cases within the scope of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act from the jurisdiction of the Hawaii civil rights commission. Effective 7/1/2022. (...
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2021-04-29
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB793EnrollRepeals the exemption of individuals with disabilities from minimum wage requirements. (CD1)
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2021-04-29
Enrolled to Governor.
HISB280EngrossCodifies the administrative rule definition of "assistance animal". Clarifies the type of verification an individual may provide to substantiate a reasonable accommodation request for a specific assistance animal. Specifies that possession of a vest ...
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2021-04-21
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-22-21 2:30PM; CR 329.
HIHB381EngrossCodifies the administrative rule definition of "assistance animal". Permits an owner or person engaged in a real estate transaction to request verification if the disability-related need for an assistance animal is not readily apparent. Specifies tha...
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2021-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 560).
HISB537EngrossRecognizes American Sign Language as a fully developed, autonomous, natural language with its own grammar, syntax, vocabulary, and cultural heritage.
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2021-03-19
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1078EngrossRequires the department of education to develop a plan to transition the Hawaii School for the Deaf and Blind to a conversion charter school. Requires a conversion charter school to enroll a student if the student's individualized education program p...
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2021-03-17
To Senate Education Committee
HISB534IntroProvides that a voter with special needs shall be provided a means of electronic authentication of an electronic transmission of replacement ballot that does not include the voter's handwritten signature or a waiver of secrecy. Effective 5/1/2029. (S...
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2021-02-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB838IntroClarifies the meaning of "program or activity receiving state financial assistance". Excludes cases within the scope of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act from the jurisdiction of the Hawaii civil rights commission. (HD1)
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2021-02-19
To House Finance Committee
HIHB840IntroRecognizes American Sign Language as a fully developed, autonomous, natural language with its own grammar, syntax, vocabulary, and cultural heritage. Effective 7/1/2065. (HD1)
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2021-02-12
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB839IntroRequires health insurance policies and contracts issued after 12/31/21 to provide coverage for the cost of hearing aids at a minimum of $1,500 per hearing aid for each hearing-impaired ear every thirty-six months in their base plans. Exempts mandator...
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2021-02-04
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHB837IntroRequires the use of the public utilities commission's universal service fund to provide free telecommunications access to information for individuals with print disabilities.
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2021-01-29
To House Higher Education & Technology Committee
HISB535IntroRequires the department of education to develop a plan to transition the Hawaii School for the Deaf and Blind to a conversion charter school.
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2021-01-27
To Senate Education Committee
HISB539IntroRequires health insurance policies and contracts issued after 12/31/21 to provide coverage for the cost of hearing aids at a minimum of $1,500 per hearing aid for each hearing-impaired ear every thirty-six months in their base plans. Exempts mandator...
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2021-01-27
To Senate Health Committee
HISB536IntroRequires the use of the public utilities commission's universal service fund to provide free telecommunications access to information for individuals with print disabilities.
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2021-01-27
To Senate Human Services Committee
HISB533IntroEstablishes voters with special needs advisory committees at the state and county levels to ensure equal and independent access to voter registration, casting of ballots, and all other office of elections services.
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2021-01-27
To Senate Human Services Committee
HIHB603IntroRepeals the exemption of persons with disabilities from minimum wage requirements. Takes effect on 1/1/2022.
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2021-01-27
To House Labor & Tourism Committee
HIHB738IntroProvides that a voter with special needs shall be provided a means of electronic authentication of an electronic transmission of replacement ballot that does not include the voter's handwritten signature or a waiver of secrecy.
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2021-01-27
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHB737IntroEstablishes voters with special needs advisory committees at the state and county levels to ensure equal and independent access to voter registration, casting of ballots, and all other office of elections services.
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2021-01-27
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
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