Hawaii Representative Joy San Buenaventura [D]

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HIHB1846EnrollRequires and establishes deadlines for all state facilities with an area of 10,000 square feet and over, except facilities at Aloha Stadium, to implement all cost-effective energy efficiency measures. Provides that certain agencies that perform energ...
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2020-08-31
Notice of Intent to veto dated 08-31-20 (Gov. Msg. No. 1119)
HIHB1346EnrollProhibits the suspension or expulsion of children participating in the Executive Office on Early Learning's Public Prekindergarten Program, except under limited circumstances. (SD2)
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB917EngrossRequires the attorney general of the State of Hawaii, on behalf of the Department of Education, to institute proceedings to acquire certain land owned by the Mililani Town Association by voluntary action or condemnation. Effective upon approval. (SD1...
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2020-07-10
Deferred one day.
HIHB1620EnrollAmends the effect of finding a defendant charged with a petty misdemeanor not involving violence or attempted violence unfit to proceed. Amends the requirements for fitness determination hearings, court-appointed examiners, and examination reports. A...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB1902EngrossProhibits the manufacture, possession, sale, barter, trade, gift, transfer, or acquisition of detachable ammunition magazines with a capacity in excess of ten rounds, regardless of the type of firearm with which the magazine is compatible. Allows pos...
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2020-07-10
Deferred one day.
HIHB1978EnrollSpecifies that the family court has jurisdiction in proceedings concerning the custody or guardianship of an immigrant child pursuant to a motion for Special Immigrant Juvenile factual findings requesting a determination that the child was abused, ne...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2060EnrollProvides that family courts may withhold from public inspection any record of a denied temporary restraining order or denied protective order; provided that these records shall remain accessible to law enforcement without a court order. (SD1)
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2054EnrollProhibits 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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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2097EnrollAuthorizes the Department of Health to consider processes that may allow cannabis or manufactured cannabis products that fail testing to be remediated. Allows the Department of Health to allow licensed dispensaries to provide educational and scientif...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2425EnrollAmends the definition of "domestic abuse" under Hawaii's insurance laws and laws relating to domestic abuse protective orders to include coercive control between family or household members. Defines "coercive control". (SD1)
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2543EnrollRequires parents or guardians of public school and charter school kindergarten students to disclose information on the student's prior child care program or prekindergarten attendance, if any, for the purpose of determining areas having the highest n...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHB2750EnrollProhibits the imposition of restrictions on a person's ability to obtain or renew a driver's license or to register, renew the registration of, or transfer or receive title to a motor vehicle, as a consequence of unpaid monetary obligations under cer...
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2020-07-10
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHCR147EngrossUrging The Board Of Land And Natural Resources To Dispose Of The Long-term Water Rights Leases For Hawaiian Electric's Non-consumptive Water Use Along The Wailuku River By Direct Negotiation And Provide Guidance On Determining The Value Of The Annual...
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2020-07-10
This measure has been deferred.
HIHB2061EngrossRequires the AG and DHS to convene a study group to examine the impacts, costs, and impediments of allowing child support payments to pass through to TANF recipients and submit a report to the legislature prior to the 2022 Regular Session. (SD2)
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
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).
HIHB2457EngrossBans the sale of flavored tobacco products. Prohibits mislabeling of e-liquid products containing nicotine. Establishes fines and penalties for violations. Authorizes a court to impose, as a penalty on a person eighteen to twenty-one years of age who...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2610EngrossAllows a narrow hearsay exception for non-testimonial statements made by domestic violence victims to certain government officials within 24 hours of an incident of domestic violence and prior to the arrest of the defendant, as long as the statement ...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2738EngrossProhibits foreign nationals and foreign corporations from making independent expenditures. Requires every corporation that contributes or expends funds in a state election to file a statement of certification regarding its limited foreign influence. ...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB2709EngrossRequires a personal representative of a decedent appointed under the Uniform Probate Code to notify the police department of the appropriate county of any and all firearms in an estate. Requires the police department to certify that all registered fi...
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2020-07-08
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417).
HIHB1529EngrossAllows student journalists at public schools to exercise freedom of speech and freedom of the press in school-sponsored media. Takes effect on 7/1/2055. (SD1)
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2020-06-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2091EngrossAllows the University of Hawaii to conduct criminal history record checks on current or prospective employees, and contractors and their employees, whose duties include ensuring security of campus facilities and persons. (SD1)
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2020-06-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHR127IntroUrging The Board Of Land And Natural Resources To Dispose Of The Long-term Water Rights Leases For Hawaiian Electric's Non-consumptive Water Use Along The Wailuku River By Direct Negotiation And Provide Guidance On Determining The Value Of The Annual...
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2020-06-30
To House Finance Committee
HIHB1278EngrossProvides that a law enforcement officer has a duty to intervene if the law enforcement officer reasonably believes that another law enforcement officer is using or is about to use unnecessary or excessive force on an arrestee. Requires the law enforc...
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2020-06-26
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1901EngrossIncludes any count department of the prosecuting attorney in the definition of "law enforcement officer". Requires the law enforcement standards board to review and recommend policies regarding the use of force and receive and investigate complaints ...
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2020-06-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB2475EngrossAuthorizes the Public Utilities Commission to address any situation where the condition of a regulated water carrier of cargo may result in the disruption, reduction, or cessation of essential services. Amends the bases upon which the Public Utilitie...
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2020-06-26
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2739EngrossTransfers lands to DLNR and establishes that land and adjacent, state-owned land as the Ka Iwi coast state park. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-26
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2699EngrossEstablishes clean ground transportation goals for state agencies on a staggered basis until achieving a 100 per cent light-duty motor vehicle clean fleet by 12/31/2035. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-25
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2015EngrossEstablishes a pilot program within the Aina Mauna legacy program of DHHL to remove and harvest gorse from Mauna Kea and develop it as a marketable product to expand economic opportunities for native Hawaiians. Requires reports to the legislature. App...
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2020-06-23
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB1416EngrossEstablishes a Suicide Prevention Commission to develop a strategic plan to reduce suicides within Hawaii's correctional system. Appropriates moneys to the Department of Health to develop a centralized assessment and treatment program. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB1146EngrossRequires procurement officers to complete past performance evaluations of contractors. Requires past performance to be considered in all sole source procurement and any competitive contracts that exceeds the small purchase threshold. Establishes an i...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB626EngrossRequires vacancies in the office of United States Representative to be filled by special election that is conducted using ranked choice voting. (SD2)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB747EngrossEstablishes employment first as a state policy with respect to disabled persons. Requires state and county agencies to implement this policy in hiring and all programs and services administered or funded by the State or counties. Applies employment f...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB1539EngrossRequires Oahu regional system board approval to privatize, sell or change services at all Oahu regional health care system facilities. Amends the membership of the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation board. Requires the Oahu regional system board to cr...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB1541EngrossEstablishes the Hawaii Gun Violence Prevention Center within the University of Hawaii to research strategies to prevent gun violence. Creates a special fund to support the Center. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB1593EngrossRequires the department of education, in consultation with the office of enterprise technology services, to develop and procure a uniform financial database, with parameters, benefits, and features that are compatible to the software system being imp...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB1530EngrossEstablishes and appropriates funds for the Teacher Mentor Incentive Program within the Department of Education. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB1219EngrossAuthorizes the designation of areas or regions of public lands classified as commercial, industrial, resort and hotel, and the establishment and implementation of guidelines for the redevelopment of the areas or regions that will: (1) modernize the p...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB1193EngrossAmends the income tax credit for expenses for household and dependent care services necessary for gainful employment by changing the taxpayer's applicable percentage of employment-related expenses that constitutes the tax credit and cap amount. Effec...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB1192EngrossConforms statutory prohibitions against wage discrimination with other prohibitions on employment discrimination. Clarifies allowable justifications for compensation differentials and remedies for pay disparity. Requires employers to disclose wage ra...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB1062EngrossEstablishes a broadband infrastructure grant program to be administered by the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism. Takes effect 7/1/3000. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB582EngrossEstablishes and amends provisions relating to the care of the elderly and disabled in state-licensed care facilities. Requires adult day care centers to be licensed or certified by the department of health. Expands the department of health's unannoun...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB713EngrossEstablishes a three-year Homeless Employment Grant Program that provides homeless individuals with work opportunities and connects them with service providers. Requires the Department of Human Services to submit a report to the Legislature prior to t...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB618EngrossEstablishes the repair and maintenance special fund for the repair and maintenance of state department facilities. Prohibits fund moneys from funding employee salaries and costs or from being considered as part of the employer's ability to pay those ...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB1274EngrossEstablishes a collective bargaining unit for graduate student assistants employed by the University of Hawaii. Effective 1/1/2051. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB402EngrossRequires that all grants and contracts awarded by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs shall be subject to be individually approved by the board of trustees. Reduces the University of Hawaii's portion of receipts from the use, sale, lease, or other disposi...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535).
HIHB1485EngrossEstablishes a process, beginning on January 1, 2020, for automatically preregistering or registering public school- and charter school-enrolled students who are at least 16 years old to vote. Effective 7/1/2030. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB613EngrossEstablishes the state youthBuild Program to assist non-profit and public entities in applying and qualifying for federal YouthBuild Program grants. Authorizes the department of labor and industrial relations to award grants eligible non-profit or pub...
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2020-06-22
Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363).
HIHB1996EngrossRequires the BOE to include evaluation of the most current strategic plan indicators as a component of the superintendent of education's annual performance evaluation. Requires improvements in at least one-half of those indicators for any salary incr...
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2020-06-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2094EngrossEstablishes an early childhood educator stipend program to be administered by the executive office on early learning to address the shortage of qualified early childhood educators in Hawaii. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2055. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HIHB2088EngrossEstablishes a working group to create a state plan to make FAFSA completion a statewide graduation requirement and an opt-out waiver for FAFSA completion by the 2022-2023 school year. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-06-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
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