Hawaii Senator Karl Rhoads [D] | Senate

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HISB414PassCreates procedural and administrative requirements for law enforcement agencies for eyewitness identifications of suspects in criminal investigations. Effective 6/1/2020. (CD1)
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2019-07-12
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 281, 07/10/2019, (Gov. Msg. No. 1401).
HISB817PassEstablishes regulations for the sale of stored property insurance by self-service storage facility owners. Requires owners to hold a limited lines license to sell, solicit, or offer coverage under a stored property insurance policy. Effective 1/1/202...
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2019-07-12
Became law without the Governor's signature, Act 284, 07/10/2019, (Gov. Msg. No. 1404).
HISB92VetoAllows 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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2019-07-09
Vetoed on 07-09-19 - Returned from the Governor without approval (Gov. Msg. No. 1381).
HISB203PassClarifies that pharmacists may perform certain vaccinations or immunizations and are required to maintain immunization records. (SB203 HD2)
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2019-07-09
Act 218, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1320).
HISB272PassClarifies the conditions under which condominium unit owners can install solar energy devices. Amends the definition of "solar energy devices" to include building-applied and building-integrated photovoltaics and to exclude passive solar skylights an...
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2019-07-09
Act 243, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1345).
HISB335PassRequires 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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2019-07-09
Act 244, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1346).
HISB522PassCreates the plastic source reduction working group to make recommendations to reuse, reduce, recycle, and recover plastic waste. (CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 254, 07/05/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1356).
HISB535PassAuthorizes 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. Sunsets 6/30/2024. (CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 255, 07/05/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1357).
HISB413PassSpecifies 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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2019-07-09
Act 245, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1347).
HISB1348PassClarifies the intent of the Small Business Regulatory Review Board's powers when reviewing state and county administrative rules that impact small businesses. (CD1)
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2019-07-09
Act 247, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1349).
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).
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).
HISB330PassRequires 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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2019-07-01
Act 155, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1257).
HISB1466PassEstablishes 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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2019-07-01
Act 150, 06/26/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1252).
HISB98PassClarifies 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. (CD1)
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2019-06-28
Act 132, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1234).
HISB216PassRequires 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-quarter of one per cent of the votes cast, whichever is ...
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2019-06-28
Act 135, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1237).
HISB567PassAppropriates funds for program ID HTH420 for the Department of Health to contract for legal assistance with petitions for assisted community treatment and related court proceedings. (CD1)
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2019-06-28
Act 130, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1232).
HISB1124PassRequires a licensed psychiatrist or advanced practice registered nurse with prescriptive authority and psychiatric specialization to determine, prior to a person's discharge from a psychiatric facility, whether an assisted community treatment plan is...
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2019-06-28
Act 129, 06/25/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1231).
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).
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).
HISB471PassAppropriates funds for core homelessness services, including the outreach program, rapid re-housing program, housing first program, family assessment centers, stored property and debris removal services, and the state rent supplemental program. (CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 062, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1163).
HISB1002PassExtends the authorization to issue special purpose revenue bonds to assist Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning, LLC, until June 30, 2024. (CD1)
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2019-06-12
Act 046, 06/07/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1147).
HISB242EnrollEstablishes a task force to review policy issues and opportunities relating to the navigation, access, and coverage of medicaid services by individuals with autism or fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and make a recommendation on whether a waiver or ot...
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2019-05-01
Received notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 968).
HISB566EnrollEstablishes 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. (CD1)
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2019-05-01
Received notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 968).
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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2019-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-19 1:45PM in conference room 225.
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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2019-04-26
The conference committee deferred the measure.
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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2019-04-26
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-26-19 1:30PM in conference room 225.
HISB130EngrossAppropriates funds for the judiciary to purchase civil legal services for low-income and moderate-income persons. (SB130 HD1)
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2019-04-25
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-26-19 3:20PM in conference room 325.
HISB427EngrossEstablishes ranked choice voting for special federal elections and special elections of vacant county council seats. (SB427 HD1)
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2019-04-25
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Friday 04-26-19 3:20PM in conference room 325.
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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2019-04-25
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-19 4:00PM in conference room 225.
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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2019-04-25
Received notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 962).
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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2019-04-24
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-19 10:01AM in conference room 224.
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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2019-04-24
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-25-19 2:00PM in conference room 423.
HISB1288PassPermits a condominium board to direct the use of an electronic voting device at any condominium association meeting regardless of whether a secret ballot is used or required. Requires a condominium board to take reasonable steps to ensure secrecy and...
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2019-04-24
Act 014, 04/23/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1115).
HISCR38PassUrging 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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2019-04-24
Received notice of Senate agreement and Adoption (Sen. Com No. 957).
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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2019-04-23
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 826).
HISB1539EngrossCodifies the right to a prompt bail hearing upon formal charge and detention. Establishes right to counsel at the bail hearing. (SB1539 HD1)
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2019-04-23
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 954).
HISCR86PassRequesting 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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2019-04-23
Resolution adopted in final form.
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.
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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2019-04-22
Act 010, 04/17/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1111).
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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2019-04-22
Act 012, 04/17/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1113).
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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2019-04-22
Act 011, 04/17/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1112).
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.
HISCR11PassReaffirming The Use Of The Term "deaf-blind" By The State Of Hawaii And The Counties.
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2019-04-22
Resolution adopted in final form.
HISB1395EngrossAppropriates funds for the State Rent Supplement Program. (SB1395 HD2)
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2019-04-22
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-23-19 3:00PM in conference room 225.
HISR134PassUrging 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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2019-04-22
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
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
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).
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).
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