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HIHB2420EngrossClarifies 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. (SD2)
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2421EngrossCreates a board of trustees for the Hawaii school for the deaf and blind to establish an independent governance structure for the school. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (HD2)
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2020-03-16
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HIHCR113IntroRequesting The Disability And Communication Access Board, In Collaboration With The Office Of Enterprise Technology Services, To Convene A Working Group On Accessible Government Documents.
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2020-03-11
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHR94IntroRequesting The Disability And Communication Access Board, In Collaboration With The Office Of Enterprise Technology Services, To Convene A Working Group On Accessible Government Documents.
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2020-03-11
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HISCR4IntroRequesting The Disability And Communication Access Board, In Collaboration With The Office Of Enterprise Technology Services, To Convene A Working Group On Accessible Government Documents.
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2020-03-10
The committee(s) on HMS recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in HMS were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Ruderman, K. Rhoads, Ihara; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Riviere, Fevella.
HISR3IntroRequesting The Disability And Communication Access Board, In Collaboration With The Office Of Enterprise Technology Services, To Convene A Working Group On Accessible Government Documents.
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2020-03-10
The committee(s) on HMS recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in HMS were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Ruderman, K. Rhoads, Ihara; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Riviere, Fevella.
HISB2244EngrossClarifies 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.
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2020-03-09
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB2417EngrossRequires DHS to establish a neighbor islands blind and visually impaired service pilot program to provide services and training for blind and visually impaired neighbor island residents. Appropriates funds. Repeals on 6/30/2021. Takes effect on 12/31...
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2020-03-03
To Senate Human Services Committee
HISB2248IntroRequires DHS to establish a neighbor islands blind and visually impaired service pilot program to provide services and training for blind and visually impaired neighbor island residents. Appropriates funds. Repeals 06/30/2022. (SD1)
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2020-02-13
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2419IntroEstablishes Employment First as a policy of the State and counties for persons with disabilities. Requires state and county agencies to implement Employment First in hiring and in all programs and services administered or funded by the State or count...
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2020-02-13
To House Finance Committee
HISB2243IntroRequires the house and senate to permit remote testimony, via telephone, at public hearings.
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2020-02-04
To Senate Technology and the Arts Committee
HISB2246IntroCreates a Board of Trustees for the Hawaii School for the Deaf and Blind to establish an independent governance structure for the school.
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2020-01-27
To Senate Education Committee
HIHB2418IntroRequires the house and senate to permit remote testimony, via telephone, at public hearings.
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2020-01-27
To House Legislative Management Committee
HISB2247IntroEstablishes Employment First as a state policy for persons with disabilities. Requires state and county agencies to implement Employment First in hiring and in all programs and services administered or funded by the State or counties. Applies Employm...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Human Services Committee
HIHB632EngrossExempts the sales of mobility enhancing equipment sold by prescription, prosthetic devices, prescription drugs sold pursuant to a prescription, diabetic supplies, medical oxygen, human blood and its derivatives, and durable medical equipment, from th...
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2019-12-01
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB331EngrossMakes permanent the requirement that certain motion picture theater owners and operators provide open movie captioning during at least two showings per week, including at least one showing on a Saturday or Sunday. Repeals the requirement that certain...
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2019-12-01
To House Finance Committee
HISB336IntroRepeals the exemption of persons with disabilities from minimum wage requirements. Takes effect on 1/1/2020.
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2019-12-01
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB333IntroProhibits child custody determinations from being based solely on a disability of a parent.
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2019-12-01
To Senate Human Services Committee
HIHB1411IntroProhibits child custody determinations from being based solely on a disability of a parent.
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2019-12-01
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB1454IntroRequires the department of human services to implement an earned income disregard program as an intermediate step to implementing a medicaid buy-in program. Requires reports to the legislature. Takes effect upon approval by the governor and Centers f...
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2019-12-01
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HISB332IntroExempts the sales of mobility enhancing equipment sold by prescription, prosthetic devices, prescription drugs sold pursuant to a prescription, diabetic supplies, medical oxygen, and human blood and its derivatives from the general excise tax for tax...
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2019-12-01
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HIHB1074IntroCodifies the administrative rule definition of "assistance animal". Clarifies the type of verification of a reasonable accommodation request for an assistance animal that the individual may provide.
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2019-12-01
To House Health Committee
HISB334EngrossCodifies 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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2019-12-01
To House Health Committee
HIHB1340IntroMakes permanent the requirement for certain motion picture theater owners and operators to provide open movie captioning for at least two showings per week, one of which occurs on a Saturday or Sunday. Repeals the requirement to provide an option of ...
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2019-12-01
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
HIHB1341IntroRepeals the exemption of persons with disabilities from minimum wage requirements. Takes effect on 1/1/2020.
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2019-12-01
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
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