Hawaii Senator Donna Kim [D]

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HISB388PassRequires DOE to establish a task force to create a system for evaluating and assessing all children and those who are exhibiting emergent or persistent behaviors, academic challenges, or chronic absenteeism and are in need of appropriate supports and...
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2019-07-12
Act 271, 07/09/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1391).
HISB411PassExempts marine terminal equipment temporarily moving in or between marine terminals at Hilo Harbor, Kawaihae Harbor, Kahului Harbor, and Nawiliwili Harbor from inspection, registration, and licensing requirements. (SB411 HD2)
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2019-07-09
Act 220, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1322).
HISB723PassRequires the Judiciary to post the titles of all filings and all minutes in paternity cases to the Judiciary's website after redacting any information in which an individual has a significant privacy interest, subject to certain circumstances. Establ...
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2019-07-09
Act 225, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1327).
HISB763PassRequires the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism, in consultation with the Department of Agriculture, to conduct a study to assess the impact of companies selling products in the United States using place-based marketing without...
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2019-07-09
Act 258, 07/05/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1360).
HISB759PassRequires the Department of Agriculture to establish a 2-year Agricultural Theft and Vandalism Pilot Project to examine the effectiveness of prosecuting agricultural theft and agricultural vandalism in the counties of Hawaii and Maui. Appropriates fun...
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2019-07-09
Act 217, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1319).
HISB947PassProhibits the disability of a parent or caregiver from being the sole factor in determining fitness as a foster parent, adoptive parent, guardian, parent seeking custody or visitation, or provider of a safe family home. (CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 259, 07/05/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1361).
HISB1314PassAmends the research activity tax credit so that references to the base amount in section 41 of the Internal Revenue Code shall not apply, and credit for all qualified research expenses may be taken without regard to the amount of expenses for previou...
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2019-07-09
Act 261, 07/05/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1363).
HISB1442PassRequires the Public Utilities Commission to consider the value of improving electric power systems data access and transparency in order to make informed decisions. Establishes guiding principles. (CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 239, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1341).
HISB1404PassAppropriates funds for the Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Program administered through the John A. Burns School of Medicine of the University of Hawaii at Manoa; provided that the funds are matched on a dollar-for-dollar basis by a private or an...
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2019-07-09
Act 262, 07/05/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1364).
HISB1405VetoRequires public school teachers and educators to confiscate electronic cigarettes from students under 21 years of age. Requires the Department of Health to establish a Safe Harbor Program by which persons under the age of 21 may dispose of electronic...
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2019-07-09
Vetoed on 07-09-19 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1385).
HISB1418PassAppropriates funds to the University of Hawaii Pamantasan Council for two full-time equivalent positions to promote access, diversity, and workforce development, including programs and policies related to Philippine courses and Filipino students. (CD...
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2019-07-09
Act 266, 07/08/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1368).
HISB1486PassAllows the DPS Narcotics Enforcement Division Administrator to disclose confidential information from the Electronic Prescription Accountability System to the U.S. Department of Defense health agency prescription monitoring program and authorized emp...
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2019-07-09
Act 230, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1332).
HISB1037PassAmends the offense of abuse of family or household member by amending the type of physical abuse that constitutes strangulation to include blocking the nose and mouth or applying pressure to the chest. Clarifies that infliction of a visible bodily in...
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2019-07-05
Act 175, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1277).
HISB1039PassPermits persons convicted of certain prostitution offenses to file a motion to vacate the conviction if the defendant is not convicted of another offense under the Penal Code within three years of the prostitution offense and without regard to the de...
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2019-07-05
Act 176, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1278).
HISB398PassDirects the department of human services, in partnership with the state procurement office, to provide training on government procurement and other relevant procedures to nonprofit organizations that offer homeless outreach services or manage homeles...
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2019-07-03
Act 162, 06/27/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1264).
HISB661PassGrants procurement priority for fuel cell electric vehicles for state and county vehicle purchases. Includes fuel cell electric vehicles in the definition of "electric vehicles" for purposes of parking fee exemption, high occupancy vehicle lane use, ...
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2019-07-01
Act 143, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1245).
HISB693PassClarifies what pedestrians are required to do when in a crosswalk while a countdown timer is operating. (CD1)
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2019-06-28
Act 133, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1235).
HISB1025PassRequires the Executive Office on Aging (EOA) to develop and implement a plan to maximize the number of Kupuna Caregivers Program (Program) participants and submit a copy of the Program plan to the 2020 Legislature. Authorizes EOA to adopt administrat...
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2019-06-28
Act 126, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1228).
HISB197PassExempts candidates who are deemed elected, running unopposed, or unsuccessful after a primary or special primary election from the prohibition on donating excess campaign funds for charitable or scholarship purposes before the general election date. ...
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2019-06-25
Act 107, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1209).
HISB754PassEnacts produce safety rules in accordance with the federal Food and Drug Administration Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption. (CD1)
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2019-06-25
Act 103, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1205).
HISB852PassClarifies that lost earnings, mental health treatment, counseling, and therapy are eligible for reimbursement to a crime victim as a result of a defendant's offense. (CD1)
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2019-06-25
Act 108, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1210).
HISB1417PassAppropriates funds for burial grants for qualifying Filipino-American World War II veterans to provide funeral and burial services and transportation of their remains to the Philippines, subject to certain conditions. (CD1)
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2019-06-25
Act 121, 06/21/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1223).
HISB316PassAppropriates funds to the University of Hawaii for additional funding for the Hawaii Community College Promise Program. Requires a report to the Legislature. (SB316 HD2)
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2019-06-12
Act 061, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1162).
HISB753PassAppropriates funds for operational expenses for revitalizing the Aquaculture Development Program within HDOA. (CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 063, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1164).
HISB1440PassAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Trevi Systems, Inc., or its related entity, Kona Coast Water LLC, to fund the planning, designing, construction, equipping, land leases, and other assets for two or more plants to des...
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2019-06-12
Act 052, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1153).
HISB1033PassEstablishes licensure of midwives. Temporarily exempts birth attendants and exempts Native Hawaiian healers from licensure requirements. Establishes task force. Appropriates funds. (SB1033 HD2)
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2019-05-01
Act 032, 04/30/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1133).
HISB313EngrossMakes an appropriation for 2 full-time equivalent positions for the wayfinding education program Imiloa Astronomy Center. (SB313 HD1)
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2019-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-26-19 4:30PM in conference room 329.
HISB762EngrossEstablishes and appropriates funds for 1 FTE P-20 agriculture education coordinator position within the University of Hawaii at Manoa College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources. Specifies duties of the coordinator and P-20 agriculture educat...
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2019-04-26
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-26-19 4:30PM in conference room 329.
HISB1297EngrossRequires an application for motor vehicle registration to include additional identifying information. Requires the counties to fine the legal or registered owner of an abandoned or derelict vehicle. Requires the legal or registered owner to have up-t...
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2019-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-19 1:30PM in conference room 225.
HISB1401EngrossProvides that a pharmacy benefit manager may not prohibit the sharing of an insured individual's cost share for a prescription drug and clinical efficacy of a more affordable alternative drug and prevents penalization of a pharmacy or pharmacist for ...
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2019-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-19 3:00PM in conference room 229.
HISB1047EngrossCreates new petty misdemeanor for the abuse of a family or household member. Repeals June 30, 2022. (SB1047 HD2)
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2019-04-25
Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Friday, 04-26-19 3:45PM in conference room 225.
HISB1436EngrossRequires the Department of Agriculture to conduct a feasibility study on the establishment of agricultural technology zones, or ag-tech zones, within the City and County of Honolulu. Appropriates funds to conduct the feasibility study. (SB1436 HD1)
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2019-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-19 10:01AM in conference room 224.
HISB1526EngrossAppropriates funds for one DLNRTip app administrator position, software upgrades, and app enhancements to improve the DLNRTip app. (SB1526 HD1)
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2019-04-25
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-26-19 3:00PM in conference room 312.
HISB638PassAdds unlicensed sale of liquor and unlicensed manufacture of liquor as offenses for which property is subject to forfeiture and increases the grade of the offense of unlicensed sale of liquor to a class C felony. Amends definitions of "organized crim...
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2019-04-24
Act 015, 04/23/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1116).
HISB1048EngrossMakes confidentiality clauses in employment contracts unenforceable as to sexual harassment claims. Bans mandatory arbitration agreements as to sexual harassment claims. Makes mandatory confidentiality clauses in an arbitration agreement unenforceabl...
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2019-04-24
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-25-19 2:00PM in conference room 423.
HISB1515EngrossEstablishes the Hawaii three to six out-of-school program for grades kindergarten through twelve. Authorizes the department of education to contract with private providers to furnish out-of-school programs for grades kindergarten through twelve, cond...
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2019-04-24
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-25-19 3:10PM in conference room 329.
HISR120PassRequesting The University Of Hawaii Office Of Internal Audit To Conduct An Audit Of Various Programs At The University Of Hawaii West Oahu That Receive Extramural Funding, Including Title Iii Grant Funding.
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2019-04-23
Report and Resolution Adopted.
HISCR136PassUrging The Department Of Land And Natural Resources, Division Of Forestry And Wildlife To Document The History Of Exemplary Contributions Made By Community Members, Including Kupuna, Conservationists, And Citizens.
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2019-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISCR7PassRequesting The Department Of Human Services, In Consultation With The Department Of Public Safety, To Work With The Family Reunification Working Group And Other Community Stakeholders To Develop A Plan To Establish Visitation Centers At All State Cor...
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISB1020EngrossAppropriates funds to the Hawaii Public Housing Authority for its Rent Supplement Program to assist families at imminent risk of homelessness due to domestic violence with obtaining and maintaining permanent housing. (SB1020 HD1)
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2019-04-22
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-24-19 1:15PM in conference room 423.
HISB856EngrossRequires the Auditor to perform an operational audit of the academic and financial plans of the Department of Education. Requires the Department of Education to contract with a third-party consultant that specializes in school finance to study the ad...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 920).
HISB908EngrossEstablishes a Statewide Sustainability Division within the Office of Planning to ensure long-term planning, coordination, and implementation of Hawaii's sustainability goals and policies. Appropriates funds. (SB908 HD1)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISB911EngrossAppropriates funds to improve health care services related to cardiac care at Hilo Medical Center. (SB911 HD1)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISB1034EngrossClarifies that the existing health insurance mandate for coverage of low-dose mammography includes coverage for advancing methodologies of digital mammography and breast tomosynthesis. Sunsets June 30, 2024. (SB1034 HD1)
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2019-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 907).
HISB760EngrossExpands the definition of "qualified agricultural costs" for the Important Agricultural Land Qualified Agricultural Cost Tax Credit. Extends through the 2029 taxable year the time in which the Department of Agriculture may certify the Tax Credit. (SB...
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2019-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 901).
HISB725PassSpecifies that a condominium association's proxies and ballots may be destroyed ninety days, rather than thirty days, after an association meeting, unless the election is contested, in which case the documents shall be retained until resolution of th...
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2019-04-15
Act 007, 04/12/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1108).
HISCR8EngrossUrging The Hawaii State Department Of The Attorney General To Conduct A Statewide Investigation Of Sexual Abuse Of Minors In The State Of Hawaii By Clergy Of The Roman Catholic Church And Any Other Church Or Institution With Allegations Of Sexual Abu...
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2019-04-15
To House Judiciary Committee
HISCR12EngrossRequesting Members Of The United States Congress To Amend Federal Law To Ensure That Victims Of Sexual Harassment And Sexual Assault Who Might Otherwise Be Forced Into Arbitration And Silence Instead Have Access To The Courts.
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2019-04-15
To House Finance Committee
HISCR50EngrossRenaming The Natural Energy Laboratory Of Hawaii Authority As The George R. Ariyoshi Natural Energy Lab.
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2019-04-15
To House Tourism & International Affairs Committee
HISCR69EngrossRequesting Every Commercial Or Public Building Located On Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands Trust Land To Display A Work Of Art Commemorating Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole And A Description Of His Achievements.
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2019-04-15
To House Finance Committee
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