Hawaii Senator Lorraine Inouye [D]

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HISCR28EngrossUrging The Department Of Land And Natural Resources To Manage The Waianae Kai Forest And Restore Water Flow In Waianae Streams For Native Hawaiian Traditional And Customary Practices And Implementation Of The Waianae Kai Wildfire Preparedness Plan.
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2019-04-22
Reported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2294), recommending adoption.
HISCR49EngrossUrging The Board Of Land And Natural Resources To Transfer Management Of All Submerged Lands, The Boat Launch Ramp, And Any Related Boat Launch Ramp Facilities Located At The Wahiawa Freshwater State Recreation Area From The Division Of Aquatic Resou...
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2019-04-22
Reported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2295), recommending adoption.
HISCR70EngrossRequesting The Office Of Hawaiian Affairs To Conduct An Independent Fiscal Audit Of All Limited Liability Corporations Created Or Controlled By The Office.
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2019-04-22
Reported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2296), 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.
HISCR136EngrossUrging 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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2019-04-22
Reported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2297), recommending adoption.
HISCR120EngrossRequesting The Hawaii Developmental Disabilities Council To Convene A Working Group To Identify Strategies And Agreements To Better Coordinate Services Provided To Individuals With Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities And Their Families.
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2019-04-22
Reported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2288), recommending adoption.
HISCR119EngrossRequesting The State Energy Office, In Collaboration With The Department Of Agriculture, To Create And Implement A Strategic Plan To Increase Renewable Energy And Local Food Production And Create An Economic Impact Report Based On Implementation Of T...
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2019-04-22
Reported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2287), recommending adoption.
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).
HISB341EngrossClarifies exemptions from licensure as a behavioral analyst for general education teachers, direct support workers, special education teachers, and teacher trainees working in collaboration with or under the supervision of licensed professionals. Req...
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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.
HISB388EngrossRequires DOE to provide specified assessments and evaluations, upon parent or guardian request, to vulnerable students exhibiting behavioral issues and to students who have been suspended for the purpose of providing appropriate services that allow t...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISB385EngrossRepeals defaults on student loans, student loan repayment contracts, and scholarship contracts as grounds for denying professional and vocational licenses and sanctioning professional and vocational licensees. (SB385 HD2)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 920).
HISB375EngrossRequires the Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the Office of the Governor, to develop a strategic plan to double local food production and increase food exports by 2030. Requires the Department of Agriculture to submit the strategic plan...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 920).
HISB592EngrossUpdates the State Librarian's salary cap. (SB592 HD2)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISB693EngrossClarifies what pedestrians are required to do when in a crosswalk while a countdown timer is operating. (SB693 HD1)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISB660EngrossEstablishes a non-compliant state identification card for individuals that are unable to provide an updated photograph and documentation in person as required by the REAL ID Act of 2005. (SB660 HD1)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
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).
HISB549EnrollRequires restaurants that sell children's meals that include a beverage to make the default beverage a healthy beverage. (SB549 HD2)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 914).
HISB663EngrossEstablishes within the DOT a red light running committee to develop policy for pilot programs in the C&C of Honolulu, and Counties of Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii. (SB663 HD1)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
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.
HISB976EngrossEstablishes a pilot program to generate revenue through the lease of public library lands to meet the mission of the public libraries. Establishes the library facilities fund. Requires the Board of Education to report to the Legislature. Appropriates...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISB978EngrossAmends the disposition of unclaimed funds in the Unclaimed Property Trust Fund to allocate funds under a certain amount to the Libraries Special Fund and to amend the threshold amount for funds transferred to the General Fund. Amends the time limit f...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISB981EngrossRepeals the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board Special Fund and transfers the remaining balance to the general fund. Amends related HRS sections. (SB981 HD1)
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2019-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm]
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISB983EngrossRenames the teacher national board certification incentive program the national certification incentive program. Expands program eligibility to include school psychologists. Clarifies requirements and incentives of the program. Clarifies that teacher...
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2019-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm]
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
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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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
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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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
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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2019-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm]
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISCR205EngrossUrging The State Board On Geographic Names To Consult With Community Members Who Have Direct Traditional, Cultural, And Familial Ties To The District Of Puna To Establish Appropriate Names For The Fissure 8 Vent And Other Features Of The 2018 Eruptio...
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2019-04-18
Transmitted to Senate.
HISCR204EngrossUrging The Establishment Of A Native Hawaiian Intellectual Property Task Force To Develop A Sui Generis Legal System To Recognize And Protect Native Hawaiian Cultural Intellectual Property, Traditional Cultural Expressions, And Genetic Resources.
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2019-04-18
Transmitted to Senate.
HISR166IntroRequesting The United States Postal Service To Issue A Commemorative Postage Stamp In Honor Of Alfred Aholo Apaka.
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2019-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 23 @ 1:31 pm]
The committee(s) on LCA recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in LCA were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Taniguchi, S. Chang, Gabbard; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Ihara, Fevella.
HISB398EngrossRequires DHS and the State Procurement Office to establish and implement a training program on government procurement and other procedures to nonprofit organizations that offer homeless outreach services or manage homeless housing programs in rural a...
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2019-04-17
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-18-19 2:15PM in conference room 225.
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).
HISB1037EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-17
The Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 4 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, Morikawa, San Buenaventura, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
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).
HISB1525EngrossMakes permanent the licensure requirements for home care agencies licensed by the Department of Health. (SB1525 HD1)
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2019-04-17
The Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 4 Ayes: Representative(s) Mizuno, Takumi, C. Lee, Say; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Ward.
HISB411EnrollExempts 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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2019-04-16
Received notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 904).
HISB767EngrossRaises the threshold under the contractor licensing law's handyman exemption from $1,000 to $1,500 and makes it applicable only to the cost of labor and materials. (SB767 HD1)
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2019-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 810).
HISB1091EnrollMakes an emergency appropriation to the Department of Transportation to mitigate landslide damages and install rockfall protection structures on the Pali Highway and Honoapiilani Highway. (SB1091 HD2)
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2019-04-16
Received notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 904).
HISB365EngrossChanges the annual $35,000,000 rolling cap and $15,000,000 per qualified production cap for the Motion Picture, Digital Media, and Film Production Income Tax Credit. Authorizes an additional percentage of the Tax Credit for certain qualified post-pro...
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2019-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 901).
HISB409EngrossEstablishes an annual vehicle registration surcharge fee for electric vehicles and alternative fuel vehicles to be deposited into the State Highway Fund. (SB409 HD1)
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2019-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 901).
HISB512PassAppropriates funds for operating expenses for the department of transportation. (SB512 HD1)
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2019-04-15
Act 006, 04/12/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1107).
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).
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).
HISB985EngrossAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Pearl Harbor Floating Drydock, LLC, for the construction of a purpose-built floating drydock at Pearl Harbor to service submarines and surface ships. (SB985 HD1)
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2019-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 901).
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
HISB1314EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 901).
HISB1417EngrossAppropriates 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. Requires funds for burial grants to not lapse to the general fu...
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2019-04-15
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 901).
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
HISCR51EngrossEncouraging The Department Of Education To Implement Ocean Safety And Stewardship Education For All Fourth Grade Public School Students.
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2019-04-15
To House Finance Committee
HISCR62EngrossUrging The Governor's Coordinator On Homelessness And The City And County Of Honolulu To Collaborate And Prioritize Their Homelessness Efforts In The Area Surrounding The Hawaii Children's Discovery Center By Convening A Task Force.
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2019-04-15
To House Finance Committee
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