Hawaii Representative Cedric Gates [D]

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HIHB614IntroAppropriates funds to the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center for operation of its twenty-four-hour emergency room. (HB614 HD1)
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2019-02-14
To House Finance Committee
HIHB653IntroRequires that land court actions for partition by the State be given priority. (HB653 HD1)
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2019-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1436IntroRequires courts to order any person charged with a criminal offense to be released on personal recognizance or on the execution of an unsecured bond, unless the person is unlikely to appear for trial. Requires the Judiciary to establish statewide cou...
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2019-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB792IntroJustifies the use of deadly force if an actor is in the actor's home when another person remains unlawfully in the home, and there is an imminent threat of physical harm, bodily injury, or assault.
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2019-02-13
To House Public Safety, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee
HIHB796IntroAppropriates funds for the planning and design of a memorial to honor service members of the recent conflicts in the Persian Gulf, Iraq, Afghanistan, and the various theaters of the Global War on Terrorism, to be located at the Hawaii State Veterans ...
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2019-02-13
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1097IntroProhibits any person from setting off, igniting, discharging, or otherwise causing to explode any fireworks or articles pyrotechnic from any public way without a permit. Imposes penalties. Provides a person who causes property damage or bodily injury...
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2019-02-13
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1280IntroLowers the right to vote in state and local elections to those who are sixteen years of age or older per the Hawaii Constitution.
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2019-02-13
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1215IntroEstablishes an income tax credit for taxpayers who live within 10 miles of their place of employment to offset expenses incurred for motor vehicle registration and inspection.
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2019-02-13
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB557IntroAmends the criteria for granting a solar water heater system variance. Authorizes the Director of DBEDT to impose penalties and fines for false statements on variance applications. (HB557 HD1)
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2019-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB260IntroRequires that food scales be located within 100 feet of self-serve food items sold by weight.
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2019-02-08
To House Economic Development & Business Committee
HIHB565IntroRequires that a vulnerable coastal property statement accompany the sale of every vulnerable coastal property. Requires that mandatory seller disclosures in real property transactions include identification of residential real properties located with...
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2019-02-08
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB554IntroRequires payment of travel expenses and a $225 per diem allowance to Public Utilities Commission members who are residents of a county other than the City and County of Honolulu for travel authorized by the PUC. (HB554 HD1)
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2019-02-08
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB732IntroEstablishes an income tax credit for the purchase of household disaster preparedness supplies.
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2019-02-08
To House Public Safety, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee
HIHB834IntroRequires the Department of Public Safety to establish a temporary sheriff patrol program and the Governor's Coordinator on Homelessness to establish a program contracting private security for the enforcement of laws and rules prohibiting trespassing,...
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2019-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB1156IntroEstablishes the broadband service infrastructure grant program to award grants to applicants to extend deployment of facilities used to provide broadband service to unserved and underserved areas of the State. Makes an appropriation. (HB1156 HD1)
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2019-02-08
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB1085IntroAuthorizes the county of Kauai to manage the deposit beverage container program within its jurisdiction as a pilot project for three years. (HB1085 HD1)
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2019-02-08
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB1107IntroEstablishes a task force to examine and make recommendations on policy issues regarding the benefits and harms of online gaming. (HB1107 HD1)
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2019-02-08
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHR21PassHonoring And Celebrating Hawaiian Civic Club Of Honolulu's Centennial Anniversary And The Hawaiian Civic Club Movement.
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2019-02-08
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB265IntroAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for the management of the axis deer population and substantial reduction and eradication of other invasive species in Maui County. (HB265 HD1)
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2019-02-07
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB850IntroProhibits sale of polystyrene foam food service containers and the sale or service of food using polystyrene containers statewide. Authorizes the Department of Health to adopt rules for implementation including for enforcement, exemptions, and consum...
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2019-02-07
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB1284IntroLimits the State's preemption of local ordinances that regulate the sale of cigarettes, tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices to allow the counties to enact ordinances more protective of public health than state law. (HB1284 HD1)
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2019-02-07
To House Health Committee
HIHR20PassCommending The Honpa Hongwanji Mission Of Hawaii For Their Contributions To Advancing Hawaiian Culture.
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2019-02-07
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB648IntroMakes it an unfair and deceptive practice to charge mileage or travel fees to customers for the delivery of goods and services except as otherwise specified.
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2019-02-06
To House Economic Development & Business Committee
HIHB1415IntroRequires the Department of Human Services to conduct a study on the need for the Hawaii Care Plan to provide health insurance for any individual who is not otherwise eligible for medicaid. (HB1415 HD1)
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2019-02-06
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB880IntroSpecifies that ten per cent of the moneys in the Hawaii tobacco settlement special fund shall be allocated to and expended by the department of health for purposes of the kupuna care program and the kupuna caregivers program. Specifies that the allot...
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2019-02-06
To House Health Committee
HIHB649IntroEstablishes the teacher home assistance program within HHFDC to provide housing vouchers to full-time DOE teachers (including public charter school teachers) who teach in hard-to-fill schools and whose household income does not exceed eighty percent ...
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2019-02-05
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB602IntroExempts from the vehicle weight tax a military member who is assigned to a unit outside of the State, is a member in good standing, and claims Hawaii as the member's state of legal residence for purposes of withholding state income taxes from the mem...
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2019-02-05
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB794IntroRequires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to establish the Hauula Beach Park Marine Life Conservation District.
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2019-02-05
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB795IntroRequires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to establish the Laniakea Beach Marine Life Conservation District. Prohibits certain ocean recreation activities within the District.
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2019-02-05
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB847IntroEstablishes the Ocean-friendly Capitol Program to encourage offices within the State Capitol to commit to ocean-friendly practices. Appropriates funds for the installation of ocean-friendly measures in the State Capitol. (HB847 HD1)
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2019-02-04
To House Legislative Management Committee
HIHB249IntroEstablishes licensure requirements for school psychologists to be administered by the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board. Specifies that certain school psychologists shall be exempt from licensure under chapter 465, Hawaii Revised Statutes. (HB249 HD1)
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2019-02-01
To House Intrastate Commerce Committee
HIHB634IntroRequires the Judiciary to establish a 5-year pilot program for restorative justice. Requires the judiciary to inform various criminal attorneys of the existence of the pilot program. Appropriates funds.
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2019-02-01
To House Public Safety, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee
HIHB612IntroEstablishes fines for any county that fails to comply with any provision of Hawaii's abandoned vehicles law or any lawful rule adopted by the Director of Finance under the authority of the law. Requires the Department of Taxation to collect and depos...
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2019-02-01
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB424IntroProhibits the Department of Public Safety from using for-profit prisons to house inmates by 2035.
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2019-02-01
To House Public Safety, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee
HIHB433IntroProvides, under certain circumstances, amnesty for used car purchasers from paying unpaid vehicle registration fees or penalties if the purchaser had no knowledge of the delinquent fees or penalties upon the purchase of the vehicle.
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2019-02-01
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB1119IntroReestablishes La Kuokoa, Hawaiian Recognition Day, as an official state holiday.
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2019-02-01
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HIHB1283IntroRequires certain mortgages or automobile loans of at least $1000 to include an option for the borrower to miss a monthly payment without penalty.
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2019-02-01
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB563IntroProhibits the issuance of covered source air permits for coal-burning electricity generation facilities after 2022. Prohibits the approval of a new, modified, or renewed power purchase agreement for electricity generated from coal. (HB563 HD1)
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2019-01-31
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HIHB1379IntroBeginning on 1/1/2020, requires that any person who is eligible to vote and applies for a new or renewed motor vehicle driver's license, provisional license, instruction permit, limited purpose driver's license, limited purpose provisional driver's l...
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2019-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHB427IntroRequires the board of land and natural resources to prepare all studies to determine the safe removal or retirement of a dam or reservoir upon the request of a homeowner association or homeowner of property where a dam or reservoir is situated.
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2019-01-30
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB793IntroProhibits the sale of polystyrene foam containers and serving of prepared foods using polystyrene foam containers statewide. Authorizes the Department of Health to adopt rules to implement the prohibition and include within its administrative rules a...
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2019-01-29
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HIHB727IntroIncreases the minimum wage annually starting January 1, 2020. Beginning September 30, 2024, and thereafter, requires the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to calculate an adjusted minimum wage rate to the nearest five cents using the Honol...
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2019-01-28
To House Labor & Public Employment Committee
HIHB781IntroRequires the Auditor to perform a financial and management audit of the Department of Education, Superintendent, Board of Education, and complex areas every three years.
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB814IntroAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife to purchase heavy equipment for use on Kauai.
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2019-01-28
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB879IntroClarifies that failure to register a firearm within the required time period does not relieve the owner of the duty to register the firearm. Allows the owner of an unregistered firearm to register the firearm thereafter without penalty.
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2019-01-28
To House Public Safety, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee
HIHB907IntroExempts changes and improvements to existing portions of the Waianae coast emergency access road within the Waianae district of Oahu from environmental assessment requirements under chapter 343, Hawaii Revised Statutes.
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2019-01-28
To House Transportation Committee
HIHB916IntroRequires that any sign that is permanently affixed to the interior or exterior of a public school include both English and Hawaiian text.
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB853IntroEstablishes penalties and fines for the knowing capture, taking, possession, abuse, entanglement, or killing of sharks in state marine waters. Expands existing prohibition on knowingly capturing or killing manta rays to include all rays and to includ...
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2019-01-28
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB904IntroProvides that a minor may consent to emergency shelter if a provider of no cost emergency shelter and services is coordinating with child welfare service.
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2019-01-28
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
HIHB906IntroRestores basic adult dental health benefits to Medicaid enrollees. Appropriates funds for this purpose.
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2019-01-28
To House Human Services & Homelessness Committee
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