Hawaii Representative Romy Cachola [D]

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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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2019-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 814).
HIHB467EngrossChanges the kupuna caregivers program allocation cap from $70 per day to $350 per week. Appropriates funds for the continued implementation of the kupuna caregivers program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2019-04-18
Senate Conferees Appointed: Baker Chair; Moriwaki Co-Chair; J.Keohokalole, Ruderman, Fevella.
HIHB655EnrollDesignates the month of September of each year as Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. (SD1)
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2019-04-18
Reconsideration of action taken on 04-18-19.
HIHB556EngrossRequires the department of business, economic development, and tourism to adopt minimum appliance efficiency standards for certain products sold or installed in the State that are substantially equivalent to existing appliance efficiency standards es...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 814).
HIHB558EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for employing lifeguards and purchasing life-saving equipment at Kua Bay in Kekaha Kai State Park on the island of Hawaii. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-04-18
Senate Conferees Appointed: K. Kahele Chair; Inouye Co-Chair; Fevella.
HIHB1157EngrossExempts students in post-secondary education programs from immunization requirements if they attend classes exclusively online or through distance learning, under certain conditions. (SD2)
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2019-04-18
Senate Conferees Appointed: Kim Chair; Baker Co-Chair; Kidani, Fevella.
HIHCR36IntroUrging The Governor's Coordinator On Homelessness And The City And County Of Honolulu To Come Together And Prioritize Their Homelessness Efforts In The Area Surrounding The Hawaii Children's Discovery Center By Convening A Task Force.
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2019-04-18
One Day Notice 04-22-19.
HIHCR155EngrossUrging 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
One Day Notice 04-22-19.
HIHCR205EngrossRequesting 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
One Day Notice 04-22-19.
HIHB316EngrossRequires, as a prerequisite for a vehicle to be deemed derelict, that the removal of a part must render the vehicle inoperable. Includes vehicles valued at less than $1,000 in the list of derelict vehicles that may be removed by a county or Hawaii Pu...
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2019-04-17
Conference Committee Meeting will reconvene on Thursday 04-18-19 3:41PM in conference room 325.
HIHB1273EngrossCreates the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Medicaid Waiver Administrative Claiming Special Fund into which federal moneys may be deposited from DOH's participation in the waiver program established per SSA 1915(c). Requires the Departmen...
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2019-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 909).
HIHB1272EngrossAuthorizes pharmacies to accept the return of any prescription drug for disposal via collection receptacles or mail-back programs; prohibits pharmacies from redispensing returned prescription drugs or accepting returned prescription drugs in exchange...
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2019-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 909).
HIHB1270EngrossExtends the hospital sustainability program for two years. Clarifies exemptions from the hospital sustainability fee and increases the allowable aggregate fees to be charged. Appropriates funds out of the hospital sustainability special fund for fisc...
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2019-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 909).
HIHB1453EngrossAuthorizes the department of health to establish fees for transportation to medical facilities and for provision of emergency medical services that do not include transport. Authorizes transportation by ambulance to medical facilities other than hosp...
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2019-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 909).
HIHB468EnrollAppropriates funds for the healthy aging partnership program to further the program's role in improving the health and well-being of Hawaii's kupuna. (SD2)
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2019-04-17
Received notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 812).
HIHB469EngrossRequires health insurance policies and contracts issued after 12/31/19 to provide coverage for the cost of hearing aids at a minimum of $1,500 per hearing aid for each hearing-impaired ear every thirty-six months in their base plans. Exempts mandator...
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2019-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 909).
HIHB465EnrollMakes an appropriation to the department of health to provide funding for the kupuna care program. (SD2)
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2019-04-16
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHR136IntroRequesting The United States Postal Service To Issue A Commemorative Postage Stamp In Honor Of Alfred Aholo Apaka.
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2019-04-16
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR113EngrossConvening The Multiple Languages Emergency Notification Working Group.
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2019-04-16
The committee(s) on LCA recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in LCA were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Taniguchi, S. Chang, Gabbard, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Ihara.
HIHCR202EngrossDeclaring April As Child Abuse Prevention Month.
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2019-04-16
The committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in CPH were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, Nishihara, Ruderman, L. Thielen, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) S. Chang, J.Keohokalole.
HIHB615EngrossRequires the Board of Education to invite the exclusive representative for Bargaining Unit (5) (teachers and other personnel of the Department of Education) to appoint a nonvoting public school teacher representative to the Board. Effective 7/1/2050....
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2019-04-15
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 808).
HIHB471EngrossRequires the Policy Advisory Board for Elder Affairs to establish in its bylaws that quorum shall be a majority, but no fewer than eight, currently serving members of the Board and post its bylaws on the Executive Office on Aging's website. (SD1)
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2019-04-15
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 808).
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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2019-04-15
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 808).
HIHB437EngrossAuthorizes crime victim compensation for mental health services for survivors in cases involving a death and for children who witness domestic violence. (SD1)
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2019-04-15
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 808).
HIHB903EngrossRequires the Judiciary to establish a financial hardship task force. Effective 1/28/2081. (SD1)
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2019-04-15
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 808).
HIHB908EngrossAllocates and appropriates funds from transient accommodations tax revenues to the Hawaii Tourism Authority to implement initiatives, in conjunction with the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association and the governor's coordinator on homelessness, to ad...
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2019-04-15
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 808).
HIHB889EngrossEstablishes the publicprivate partnership working group and requires an annual report to be submitted to the legislature. Adds public-private partnership project delivery methods and related conditions and requirements to the Hawaii Public Procuremen...
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2019-04-15
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 808).
HIHB1417EngrossRequires the Department of Human Services to use an integrated and multigenerational approach to delivering human services to reduce the incidence of intergenerational poverty and dependence on public benefits. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-04-15
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 808).
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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2019-04-12
Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 804).
HIHCR201EngrossDesignating April As Organ Donor Awareness Month In Hawaii.
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2019-04-11
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HIHB31EnrollAmends the voter information requirements for election nomination papers and the withdrawal of a nominating voter's signature by requiring only the month and date portions of a voter's date of birth. Repeals the social security number requirements. (...
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2019-04-09
Transmitted to Governor.
HIHCR15EngrossUrging United States Customs And Border Protection And The Hawaii Narcotics Enforcement Division To Increase Canine Narcotic Contraband Detection Teams At The State's Ports Of Entry.
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2019-04-09
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HIHR142PassUrging 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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2019-04-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR105PassConvening The Multiple Languages Emergency Notification Working Group.
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2019-04-04
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHR117IntroRequesting The Department Of Labor And Industrial Relations To Convene An Interagency Enforcement Task Force To Combat Illegal Activities Related To The Construction And Operations Of "monster Homes" In The State.
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2019-04-03
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHCR127IntroRequesting The Department Of Labor And Industrial Relations To Convene An Interagency Enforcement Task Force To Combat Illegal Activities Related To The Construction And Operations Of "monster Homes" In The State.
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2019-04-03
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHR64IntroRequesting The Office Of The Auditor To Conduct A Study On Whether The Scope Of Persons Authorized To Work As Insurance Appraisers And Insurance Umpires In The State Needs To Be Regulated.
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2019-04-02
To House Intrastate Commerce Committee
HIHCR63IntroRequesting The Office Of The Auditor To Conduct A Study On Whether The Scope Of Persons Authorized To Work As Insurance Appraisers And Insurance Umpires In The State Needs To Be Regulated.
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2019-04-02
To House Intrastate Commerce Committee
HIHR160IntroUrging The Real Estate Commission To Develop Training For Condominium Association Board Members.
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2019-04-01
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHCR178IntroUrging The Real Estate Commission To Develop Training For Condominium Association Board Members.
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2019-04-01
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHCR37IntroUrging The Board Of Education And Department Of Education To Reduce The Use Of Standardized Testing In Hawaii's Public Education System.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHR39IntroUrging The Board Of Education And Department Of Education To Reduce The Use Of Standardized Testing In Hawaii's Public Education System.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR66IntroRequesting The State And Counties To Expand Efforts For Community Input Regarding Adoption Of Administrative Rules, Statewide Plans, And Plans That Affect Rural Communities.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR74IntroReaffirming The Use Of The Term "deaf-blind" By The State Of Hawaii And The Counties.
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2019-03-28
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHR65IntroRequesting The Department Of Agriculture To Study And Make Recommendations On How To Increase Compliance With The Various Requirements For Agricultural Lands And To Prevent Abuse Of Agricultural Land Leases.
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2019-03-28
To House Judiciary Committee
HIHCR151IntroUrging The Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands To Build Alternative Housing Options For Lessees.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHR138IntroUrging The Department Of Hawaiian Home Lands To Build Alternative Housing Options For Lessees.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHR188IntroRequesting That The Hawaii State Executive Office On Aging Update The 2013 White Paper On Active Aging And Provide A Final Report On Its Updated Version No Later Than The Start Of The Regular Session Of 2022.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR209IntroRequesting That The Hawaii State Executive Office On Aging Update The 2013 White Paper On Active Aging And Provide A Final Report On Its Updated Version No Later Than The Start Of The Regular Session Of 2022.
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
HIHCR206IntroStrongly Urging The United States Department Of The Interior And The United States Congress To Provide Additional Federal Aid And Support To The State Of Hawaii For Financial, Medical, And Other Federal Assistance For Migrants Covered By The Compact ...
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2019-03-28
To House Finance Committee
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