Hawaii Senator Karl Rhoads [D]

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HISCR86EngrossRequesting The Department Of Business, Economic Development, And Tourism To Conduct A Study On Potential Industries, Other Than Tourism, To Promote Economic Development In The County Of Hawaii.
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2019-04-22
Reported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2286), recommending adoption.
HISR120IntroRequesting 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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2019-04-22
One Day Notice 04-23-19.
HISB92EnrollAllows surviving immediate family members of murder or manslaughter victims to receive a copy of the closing report prepared by the investigating police department upon the conclusion of all criminal and civil proceedings that arose from the offense....
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2019-04-18
Received notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 914).
HISB107PassProvides that the ballot of an absentee or military-overseas voter is valid even if the voter becomes ineligible to vote after casting the ballot. Repeals the requirement that an absentee voter's ballot be deemed invalid if the voter returns the retu...
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2019-04-18
Act 010, on 04/17/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1111).
HISB98EngrossClarifies the requirement that a driver of a motor vehicle yield to or stop for a pedestrian by specifying when a pedestrian is considered to be within an intersection or adjacent crosswalk or crossing the roadway within a crosswalk. (SB98 HD1)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISB216EngrossRequires a mandatory recount of election votes and ballot measures when the margin of victory for election contests or tabulation for ballot measures is equal to or less than one hundred or one-half of one per cent of the votes cast, whichever is gre...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 920).
HISB203EnrollClarifies that pharmacists may perform certain vaccinations or immunizations and are required to maintain immunization records. (SB203 HD2)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 914).
HISB197EnrollExempts 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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2019-04-18
Received notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 915).
HISB272EngrossClarifies the conditions under which condominium unit owners can install solar windows and skylights. (SB272 HD2)
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2019-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 22 @ 12:30 pm]
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-22-19 12:30PM in conference room 224.
HISB325PassClarifies that evidence relating to an alleged parent's consent to an artificial insemination procedure that resulted in the birth of a child may be introduced as evidence relating to paternity. (SD1)
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2019-04-18
Act 012, on 04/17/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1113).
HISB335EngrossRequires public meeting notices to include instructions regarding accommodations for persons with disabilities. Requires boards to post a notice in the board's office and to retain a copy of proof of filing the notice with the Lieutenant Governor's o...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISB412EngrossMakes an application for voter registration, including an affidavit, part of all driver's license and identification card applications. Automatically registers each applicant who elects to register for voting unless the applicant affirmatively declin...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISB522EngrossCreates the plastic source reduction working group to make recommendations for eliminating single-use plastic packaging. Establishes the Solid Waste Prevention Coordinator in DOH. Appropriates funds. (SB522 HD2)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISB530EngrossExempts from the general excise tax gross receipts from the sale of mobility enhancing equipment, hearing aids, prosthetic devices, durable medical equipment, and prescription drugs sold pursuant to a doctor's prescription. Amends the definition of "...
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2019-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 22 @ 10:30 am]
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-22-19 10:30AM in conference room 229.
HISB414EngrossCreates procedural and administrative requirements for law enforcement agencies for eyewitness identifications of suspects in criminal investigations. (SB414 HD1)
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2019-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 23 @ 3:02 pm]
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-23-19 3:02PM in conference room 325.
HISB567EngrossRequires the administrator or attending physician to assess whether an assisted community treatment plan is indicated and to make certain arrangements if so indicated. Requires and appropriates funds the AG to assist with the petition for assisted co...
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2019-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 22 @ 9:30 am]
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-22-19 9:30AM in conference room 229.
HISB566EngrossEstablishes the offense of unauthorized attachment of an object to a fence, gate, or wall, which is committed when a person knowingly attaches an object to a fence, gate, wall, or other structure or barrier without the owner's permission. (SB566 HD1)
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2019-04-18
The Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 3 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, Morikawa, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) San Buenaventura.
HISB471EngrossAppropriates funds to homeless programs, including outreach, rapid re-housing, housing first, family assessment centers, and diversion programs and the coordinated statewide homelessness initiative. Establishes a long-term rental assistance pilot pro...
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2019-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm]
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISB558PassAllows parties to a marriage or civil union to choose any middle or last name to use upon the marriage or civil union.
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2019-04-18
Act 011, on 04/17/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1112).
HISB752EngrossMakes an appropriation to the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources for research and prevention of the spread of ornamental ginger pathogens. (SB752 HD1)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISB417EngrossAuthorizes the Department of Health to establish fees for transportation and provision of emergency medical services. Authorizes transportation to certain medical facilities. Appropriates funds to meet collective bargaining requirements and personnel...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISB852EngrossClarifies 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. (SB852 HD1)
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2019-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm]
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-23-19 3:00PM in conference room 325.
HISB1039EngrossPermits 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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2019-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm]
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-23-19 3:00PM in conference room 325.
HISCR7EngrossRequesting 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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2019-04-18
Transmitted to Senate.
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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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISCR11EngrossReaffirming The Use Of The Term "deaf-blind" By The State Of Hawaii And The Counties.
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2019-04-18
Transmitted to Senate.
HISB1124EngrossRequires the administrator or attending physician to assess whether an assisted community treatment plan is indicated and to make certain arrangements if so indicated. Specifies the role of the AG for petitions of involuntary hospitalizations and ass...
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2019-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 22 @ 9:30 am]
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-22-19 9:30AM in conference room 229.
HISB1395EngrossAppropriates funds for the State Rent Supplement Program. (SB1395 HD2)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 920).
HISB1466EnrollEstablishes a process by which a law enforcement officer, family or household member, medical professional, educator, or colleague may obtain a court order to prevent a person from accessing firearms and ammunition when the person poses a danger of c...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 916).
HISCR38EngrossUrging Restaurants To Donate Any Leftover Food To Homeless Shelters At The End Of Their Business Day And Urging The Department Of Health To Develop And Disseminate Temperature Controlled For Safety Food Donation Guidelines.
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2019-04-18
Transmitted to Senate.
HISCR175EngrossRequesting The State To Convene An Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee To Investigate How To Implement, Develop, And Regulate Artificial Intelligence In The State.
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2019-04-18
To House Finance Committee
HISR134IntroUrging The Board Of Regents Of The University Of Hawaii To Follow And Abide By The Public Notice Requirements For Its Meetings Pursuant To Chapter 92, Hawaii Revised Statutes.
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2019-04-18
One Day Notice 04-22-19.
HISCR112EngrossRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Comprehensive Performance And Management Audit Of The City And County Of Honolulu Department Of Environmental Services.
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2019-04-18
To House Health Committee
HISB242EngrossEstablishes a task force to study the accessibility and utilization of essential services by developmentally and intellectually disabled individuals in the State. (SB242 HD2)
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2019-04-17
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-18-19 2:15PM in conference room 225.
HISB330EngrossRequires 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 Centers for Medicare a...
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2019-04-17
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-18-19 2:15PM in conference room 225.
HISB535EngrossAuthorizes pharmacists, acting in good faith and exercising reasonable care, to prescribe and dispense an opioid antagonist to patients at risk of overdose, and family members and caregivers of patients at risk of overdose. (SB535 HD1)
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2019-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 907).
HISB537EngrossTransitions from lump sum deferred deposit transactions to installment-based small dollar loan transactions. Specifies various consumer protection requirements for small dollar loans. Beginning 1/1/2020, requires licensure for small dollar lenders th...
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2019-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 907).
HISB413EngrossSpecifies that for purposes of making a complaint for criminal trespass in the second degree on commercial premises, evidence of a prior reasonable warning or request to leave the premises may be evidenced by a copy of the previously issued written w...
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2019-04-17
The Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 3 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, Morikawa, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Brower, Say.
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).
HISB1405EngrossEstablishes the offense of unlawful shipment of e-liquid products. Increases tobacco wholesaler or dealer license fees and retail permit fees. Increases administrative fines and criminal penalties for electronic smoking devices by persons under the a...
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2019-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 907).
HISB427EngrossEstablishes ranked choice voting for special federal elections and special elections of vacant county council seats. (SB427 HD1)
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2019-04-16
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 903).
HISB2EngrossEstablishes a post-conviction relief task force to review and propose potential updates to Hawaii's laws and court rules regarding post-conviction relief. (SB2 HD1)
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2019-04-15
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 809).
HISB130EngrossAppropriates funds for the judiciary to purchase civil legal services for low-income and moderate-income persons. (SB130 HD1)
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2019-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 901).
HISB641EngrossEstablishes the offense of operating a vehicle while impaired by a lesser intoxicant. Requires law enforcement and the Criminal Justice Data Center to collect, make public, and report on certain data relating to the offense. (SB641 HD2)
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2019-04-15
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 809).
HISB817EngrossAuthorizes the sale of stored property insurance by self-service storage facility owners under certain conditions. Requires self-service storage facility owners to hold a limited lines license in order to sell, solicit, or offer coverage under a stor...
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2019-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 901).
HISB652EngrossAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Keahole FBO I LLC with planning, designing, constructing, equipping, and operating facilities for aviation services and aviation-related services at Ellison Onizuka Kona International...
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2019-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 901).
HISB1002EngrossExtends the authorization to issue special purpose revenue bonds to assist Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning, LLC. (SB1002 HD1)
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2019-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 901).
HISB1041EngrossProhibits written nondisclosure agreements involving sexual assault and sexual harassment as part of an employee's conditions of employment. Prohibits employers from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing sexual harassment or se...
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2019-04-15
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 809).
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
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