Hawaii Senator Ronald Kouchi [D]

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HISB224IntroAdds the category of an atomic veteran to special number license plates.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB176IntroTransfers certain fines and forfeitures collected for uncontested traffic infractions to the counties.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Transportation Committee
HISB165IntroBroadens the purposes for which a county with a population equal to or less than 500,000 that adopts a surcharge on the state general excise tax, may use surcharge revenues.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB158IntroConsolidates the application forms for motor vehicle driver's licenses and civil identification cards.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB167IntroProhibits drivers of vehicles in a county with a population greater than 500,000 from making any turns while a traffic control device facing oncoming traffic displays a red signal.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Transportation Committee
HISB178IntroAppropriates funds to the Department of Education for an alternative school to provide ongoing education to juveniles involved in the justice system or at risk of involvement in the justice system.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Education Committee
HISB163IntroAllows counties with populations less than 100,000 to enact a zoning ordinance to amortize or phase out nonconforming single-family transient vacation rental units over a reasonable period of time.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB173IntroProvides to a taxpayer who hires an individual with a disability a nonrefundable tax credit for the 6-month period after the individual is initially hired by the taxpayer.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB169IntroEstablishes the photo red light imaging detector systems program. Authorizes counties to administer the program. Requires fines collected for violations on a county highway to be transmitted to the appropriate county after expenses are deducted.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Transportation Committee
HISB175IntroAllows counties with populations less than 100,000 to enact a zoning ordinance to amortize or phase out nonconforming single-family transient vacation rental units over a reasonable period of time.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB180IntroRequires persons arrested for felony sexual offenses to provide a DNA sample. Defines felony sexual offenses. Provides for the destruction of DNA samples and expungement of a DNA database profile when appropriate. Makes an appropriation for the costs...
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2019-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB135IntroRemoves the requirement to include a registered voter's social security number in a notice to withdraw the voter's signature from a petition. Removes the requirement to include a space for the social security number of each registered voter signing a...
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2019-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB151IntroRequires shippers that have knowledge of cargo entering the State or being shipped between counties and containing fireworks to report the cargo to the applicable county fire department. Authorizes the applicable county fire department to inspect shi...
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2019-01-22
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB174IntroProvides to a taxpayer who hires an elderly individual a nonrefundable tax credit for the six-month period after the individual is initially hired by the taxpayer.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB168IntroAllows counties to set their own minimum wage at a rate that is higher than the state minimum wage rate. Increases the minimum wage in the State to $15 per hour beginning 1/1/2020. Authorizes the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to annual...
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2019-01-22
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB181IntroRequires that trial commence within 6 months in all criminal cases, pursuant to rule 48(b), (c), or (d) of the Hawaii rules of penal procedure, provided that any periods that delay the commencement of trial and are caused by court congestion shall be...
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2019-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB186IntroAppropriates funds for the Judiciary for the fiscal biennium beginning 7/1/19, and ending 6/30/21. Effective 7/1/19.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB134IntroEstablishes automatic voter registration upon application for a driver's license or civil identification card, except when an applicant affirmatively declines on an application to register to vote. Requires the examiner of drivers to electronically t...
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2019-01-22
To Senate Transportation Committee
HISB183IntroAllocates additional transient accommodations tax revenues to the counties of Kauai, Hawaii, and Maui. Sunsets 12/31/2030.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Economic Development, Environment, and Technology Committee
HISB185IntroExtends the period in which a county may adopt a surcharge on state tax, under certain conditions, from 3/31/2019 to 3/31/2020. Authorizes the use of surcharge revenues to address affordable housing and homelessness. Exempts gross income and gross pr...
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2019-01-22
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB320IntroDissolves the state capitol management committee.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISB322IntroProposes an amendment to article XI of the Hawaii State Constitution to include game animals on state lands as resources to be managed and conserved by the State and its political subdivisions.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB321IntroRequires, rather than permits, the department of land and natural resources to use moneys received into the wildlife revolving to fund importation into, and the management, preservation, propagation, and protection of, game, introduced game species, ...
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2019-01-22
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB323IntroRequires the department of land and natural resources to consider the advice and recommendations of the game management advisory commission in carrying out its duties and powers; adopting, amending, or repealing rules; and in its managements of game ...
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2019-01-22
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB172IntroMakes an exemption from tort liability for the State and counties arising from lifeguard services, except for gross negligence or wanton acts or omissions.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
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