Hawaii Senator Gil Riviere [D]

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HISB2768IntroProvides a limited exemption from state licensure requirements to out-of-state physicians who accompany a sports team to a specific sporting event in Hawaii or are invited to provide services at a national sport training center, event, or competition...
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2020-02-27
Reported from CPH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2903) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
HISCR44IntroUrging The Department Of Health To Request Acknowledgment From The Drug Enforcement Administration That Hawaii's Medical Cannabis Program Is Exempt From Federal Controlled Substance Restrictions.
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2020-02-27
Offered.
HISR23IntroUrging The Department Of Health To Request Acknowledgment From The Drug Enforcement Administration That Hawaii's Medical Cannabis Program Is Exempt From Federal Controlled Substance Restrictions.
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2020-02-27
Offered.
HISR24IntroUrging The United States Environmental Protection Agency And Hawaii State Department Of Health To Reject The Approval Of A Single Wall Tank Upgrade Alternative Option For The Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility And Support The Secondary Containment T...
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2020-02-27
Offered.
HISCR45IntroUrging The United States Environmental Protection Agency And Hawaii State Department Of Health To Reject The Approval Of A Single Wall Tank Upgrade Alternative Option For The Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility And Support The Secondary Containment T...
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2020-02-27
Offered.
HISB2200IntroRequires licensed health care providers to make written findings whether a patient or client has a disability and whether the need for an assistance animal or service animal is related to the disability so long as certain circumstances are present. R...
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2020-02-21
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB2111IntroAdds the chairperson of the Hawaiian Homes Commission or the chairperson's designee and the chairperson of the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to serve as ex officio, voting members of the Commission on Water Resource Management. (SD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 12:15 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-24-20 12:15PM in conference room 016.
HISB2249IntroMakes it a civil and administrative violation for any person to engage in certain archaeological activities without obtaining the required permission or approval from the department of land and natural resources. (SD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 12:15 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-24-20 12:15PM in conference room 016.
HISB2275IntroUpdates laws concerning notaries public to conform to the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (2018), the Hawaii Uniform Electronic Transactions Act, other state notary laws, and current notary practices. Effective 7/1/2021. (SD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:30 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:30PM in conference room 016.
HISB2311IntroStrengthens campus safety and accountability procedures and protocols, including those relating to sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and related issues, at the University of Hawaii. Takes steps to extend...
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2020-02-21
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, J.Keohokalole, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Kim.
HISB2402IntroAuthorizes a court to order the forfeiture of Employees' Retirement System benefits of an ERS member, former member, or retirant upon conviction of the individual for a felony related to the State or county employment of the individual. Authorizes de...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 12:15 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-24-20 12:15PM in conference room 016.
HISB2426IntroAllows primary caregivers, qualifying out-of-state patients, and caregivers of a qualifying out-of-state patient to access the restricted access area within a medical cannabis retail dispensary. Clarifies violations related to medical cannabis dispen...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:30 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:30PM in conference room 016.
HISB2313IntroProhibits an employer from requiring an employee to enter into a nondisclosure agreement pertaining to sexual harassment or sexual assault. Prohibits an employer from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing sexual harassment or s...
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2020-02-21
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, J.Keohokalole, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Kim.
HISB2315IntroExtends the deadline for each county police department to adopt and utilize an electronic tracking system for sexual assault evidence collection kits.
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-24-20 12:00PM in conference room 016.
HISB2712IntroUpdates the laws on agricultural cooperative associations and consumer cooperative associations with regard to, among other things, operations as resale agents, and conversions. (SD1)
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2020-02-21
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, J.Keohokalole, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Kim.
HISB2706IntroAmends certain land subdivision and condominium property regime laws related to agricultural land, as recommended pursuant to Act 278, Session Laws of Hawaii 2019, to ensure agricultural lands that are organized under a condominium property regime ar...
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2020-02-21
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, J.Keohokalole, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Kim.
HISB2515IntroEstablishes the criminal offense of trespassing on critical electrical infrastructure. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 10:15 am]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-27-20 10:15AM in conference room 016.
HISB2701IntroGrants county agencies the right to enter property to investigate agricultural buildings and structures for violations of and compliance with building code exemption qualifications.
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-24-20 12:00PM in conference room 016.
HISB2573IntroRequires all public meetings of the Board of Regents to be recorded in live digital audio format by May 1, 2020, and in digital video beginning September 1, 2020. Requires all recording to be archived and made available to the public. Requires the Bo...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 12:15 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-24-20 12:15PM in conference room 016.
HISB3158IntroProhibits a person from intentionally or knowingly manufacturing, importing, installing, reinstalling, distributing, selling, or offering for sale any counterfeit supplemental restraint system component, nonfunctional airbag, or airbag that does not ...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:00PM in conference room 016.
HISB3173IntroIncreases the minimum and potential maximum fine for violating Hawaii Revised Statutes sections 291-22, 291-24, and 291-24.5, which prohibit the installation and sale of noisy mufflers.
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:00PM in conference room 016.
HISB3110IntroProhibits nonresident aliens and businesses and trusts that are significantly controlled by nonresident aliens from acquiring certain residential property in the State, except as otherwise provided by law. Effective 12/31/50. (SD1)
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:15 pm]

The committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:15PM in conference room 016.
HISB2333IntroRequires the executive office on Aging to report the assessment of progress toward the reported goals and state recommendations going forward; appropriate funds for one fiscal year to the executive office on aging. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:40 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:40PM in conference room 211.
HISB2337IntroAppropriates funds to establish in the office of the long-term care ombudsman six full-time (6.0 FTE) ombudsman specialist positions; two each on Oahu and Hawaii and one each on Kauai and Maui. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
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, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) English, K. Kahele.
HISB2322IntroProhibits the department of budget and finance from issuing any certificate of participation that exceeds $10 million. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 9 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 4 Excused: Senator(s) English, Inouye, K. Kahele, Taniguchi.
HISB2336IntroRequires the thirty-day lapse or termination notices for long-term care policies to be sent by certified mail, priority mail, or commercial delivery service, or other method of delivery requiring proof of delivery. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPH were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, S. Chang, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Nishihara, Ruderman, L. Thielen.
HISB2474IntroAuthorizes the Department of Agriculture to identify best practices for the treatment of little fire ants in conjunction with the Hawaii Ant Lab. Requires the Department of Agriculture to post on its website best practices for the treatment of little...
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPH were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, S. Chang, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Nishihara, Ruderman, L. Thielen.
HISB2704IntroEstablishes a cover crop reimbursement pilot program to provide up to one hundred per cent cost reimbursement to farming operations in the State for acquiring cover crop seeds or green manure. Establishes a cover crop reimbursement pilot program mana...
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:40 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:40PM in conference room 211.
HISB2655IntroExempts a public utility from seeking approval from the public utilities commission to place, construct, erect, or build a high-voltage electric transmission system under certain circumstances.
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPH were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, S. Chang, Wakai; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Fevella ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Nishihara, Ruderman, L. Thielen.
HISB2775IntroRequires the fuel tank advisory committee to meet twice within a same calendar year at least six months apart.
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in CPH were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, S. Chang, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Nishihara, Ruderman, L. Thielen.
HISB2722IntroRequires the Department of Agriculture to establish a five-year food hub pilot program to increase access to local food. Provides for the award of grant funding to qualified applicants wishing to establish or expand a food hub. Requires reports to th...
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:40 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:40PM in conference room 211.
HISB2531IntroAppropriates funds for the forest stewardship program to increase the existing plant stocks, invest in public outreach and renovate the equipment and facilities of the state tree nursery. Effective date 12/31/33. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:40 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:40PM in conference room 211.
HISB2724IntroProhibits the use of lead-based paint on outdoor structures after 12/31/21.
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in CPH were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, S. Chang, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) Nishihara, Ruderman, L. Thielen.
HISB2718IntroAmends the Penal Code to establish the crime of sexual assault of an animal. Provides that the sexual assault of an animal is a class C felony or a class B felony if the offense subjects a minor to sexual contact with an animal or is committed in the...
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, J.Keohokalole, Kim; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Fevella.
HISB2755IntroAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to conduct, in collaboration with the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, a state-wide assessment of pueo conservation status.
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:40 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:40PM in conference room 211.
HISB2702IntroTemporarily authorizes the Board of Agriculture to decide on a case-by-case basis which entities qualify for a non-agricultural park lease. Establishes conditions and qualifications for a lease. Includes reporting requirements. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 9 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 4 Excused: Senator(s) English, Inouye, K. Kahele, Taniguchi.
HISB2711IntroAppropriates funds to the University of Hawaii to establish a foreign agriculture small equipment pilot program at a community college of its choosing. Requires a report to the Legislature. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 9 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 4 Excused: Senator(s) English, Inouye, K. Kahele, Taniguchi.
HISB2710IntroMakes an appropriation to fund one full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) agricultural appraiser position within the Department of Agriculture. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 9 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 4 Excused: Senator(s) English, Inouye, K. Kahele, Taniguchi.
HISB2730IntroAppropriates funds for the research, development, marketing, and conservation of ulu.
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:40 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:40PM in conference room 211.
HISB2723IntroAppropriates funds for the GoFarm Hawaii program. Requires GoFarm Hawaii to provide the Chairperson of the Board of Agriculture with an annual report of the program's goals and a semi-annual report outlining program outputs and outcomes.
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2020-02-20
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, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) English, K. Kahele.
HISB2495IntroRequires a used motor vehicle dealer to deliver at least two operable sets of keys, including keys fobs, to the consumer at the time of sale. Includes keys and key fobs as covered parts under required written warranties.
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2020-02-20
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB2713IntroEstablishes the Invasive Species Rapid Response Trust Fund for rapid responses to invasive species emergencies. Requires the Invasive Species Council to include an accounting of moneys expended in its annual report to the Legislature. Appropriates fu...
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:35 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM deferred the measure until 02-25-20 12:35PM in conference room 211.
HISB2633IntroEstablishes the offense of unauthorized attachment of an object to a fence, gate, wall, or other structure, which is committed when a person knowingly attaches an object to a fence, gate, wall, or other structure or barrier without the owner's permis...
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, J.Keohokalole, Kim; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Fevella.
HISB2719IntroAppropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture to work in collaboration with the Department of Land and Natural Resources to increase feral pig control. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 9 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 4 Excused: Senator(s) English, Inouye, K. Kahele, Taniguchi.
HISB2805IntroRequires the office of planning to prepare a comprehensive renewable energy siting plan. Requires report to the legislature. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
The committee on CPH deferred the measure.
HISB2952IntroAppropriates funds for the state rent supplement program. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
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, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) English, K. Kahele.
HISB3007IntroRequires the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to make a public disclosure identifying the names of the taxpayers who are receiving tax credits and the total amount of tax credit received for specific economic activities. (SD1...
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:40 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:40PM in conference room 211.
HISB3042IntroAppropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for its efforts to mitigate and control two-lined spittlebug infestations in the State.
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:40 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:40PM in conference room 211.
HISB3073IntroAppropriates funds for programs, ceremonies, and activities commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. Effective 7/1/51. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in WAM were as follows: 11 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) English, K. Kahele.
HISB3038IntroExempts taro production from the state income tax. (SD1)
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:40 pm]

The committee(s) on WAM will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:40PM in conference room 211.
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