Hawaii Senator Rosalyn Baker [D]

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HISCR171EngrossRequesting The Auditor To Assess The Social And Financial Effects Of Requiring Health Insurers To Provide Coverage For Clinical Victim Support Services For Victims Of Sexual Violence And Abuse.
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2019-04-22
Reported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2289), 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.
HISCR164EngrossAuthorizing The Amendment Of A Term, Non-exclusive Easement Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Spreckelsville, Wailuku, Maui, For The Existing Seawall And Boulder Revetment And For Use, Repair, And Maintenance Of The Existing Improvements...
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2019-04-22
Reported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2293), recommending adoption.
HISB19EnrollAmends the calculation of surplus lines insurance premium tax to tax the entirety of the premium using the rate established by Hawaii statute regardless of location of risk. (SB19 HD1)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 916).
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).
HISB540EngrossAllows the Board of Pharmacy to approve pilot and demonstration research projects for innovative applications in the practice of pharmacy under certain conditions. (SB540 HD1)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISB551EngrossClarifies that the explicit grant of power of sale to associations is required for the purposes of enforcing association liens under the association alternate power of sale foreclosure process. Clarifies available damages for violations of the associ...
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2019-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 22 @ 2:30 pm]
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.
HISB536EngrossClarifies that existing law intended to curb over-access to and abuse of opioids, including the time frame for filling prescriptions, supply limitations, and requirements to check the state electronic prescription accountability system and execute an...
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2019-04-18
The Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 4 Ayes: Representative(s) Mizuno, C. Lee, B. Kobayashi, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
HISB804EngrossEstablishes the culturally competent palliative care pilot program within the DOH to provide public education and conduct two home- or community-based palliative care pilot programs. Establishes an advisory group to oversee the pilot program. Appropr...
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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).
HISB768EngrossPermits certain minors to consent to treatment or counseling by a mental health professional. Requires, as part of the standard of care, the minor patient to be informed about confidentiality. Restricts disclosure of a minor's payment information for...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISB774EngrossRequires the Board of Dentistry to adopt rules for the regulation of dental assistants using certification options based on education level and permitted duties. Requires the Board to report to the Legislature on the progress of any rules adopted. (S...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 920).
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).
HISB754EngrossEnacts produce safety rules in accordance with the federal Food and Drug Administration Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption. (SB754 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.
HISB821EngrossRequires all places of public accommodation and state building construction constructed or substantially modified after December 31, 2020, to provide baby diaper-changing accommodations and baby feeding accommodations that are equally accessible to m...
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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.
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.
HISB947EngrossProhibits the disability of a parent or caregiver from being the sole factor in determining fitness as a foster parent, adoptive parent, guardian, parent seeking custody or visitation, or provider of a safe family home. (SB947 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) San Buenaventura, C. Lee, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
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).
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).
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).
HISB1291EngrossAppropriates funds into and out of the Alternative Energy Research and Development Revolving Fund for the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation to provide grants. (SB1291 HD1)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 918).
HISB1351EngrossAuthorizes the Department of Agriculture to allow temporary inspectors to perform industrial hemp inspections and to deposit fees from inspections into the Certification Services Revolving Fund. Authorizes the Department of Agriculture to adopt an al...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 920).
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).
HISB1353EngrossRequires the Department of Agriculture to establish a permanent industrial hemp program pursuant to federal law and a corresponding special fund. Establishes authorized cultivation of hemp as an affirmative defense to marijuana offenses. Excludes hem...
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2019-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 22 @ 10:00 am]
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-22-19 10:00AM in conference room 224.
HISB1401EngrossProvides that a pharmacy benefit manager may not prohibit the sharing of an insured individual's cost share for a prescription drug and clinical efficacy of a more affordable alternative drug and prevents penalization of a pharmacy or pharmacist for ...
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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.
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).
HISB1494EngrossEstablishes a working group within DOH to evaluate current behavioral health care and related systems and identify steps to promote effective integration to respond to and coordinate care for persons experiencing substance abuse, mental health condit...
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2019-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 920).
HISB1526EngrossAppropriates funds for one DLNRTip app administrator position, software upgrades, and app enhancements to improve the DLNRTip app. (SB1526 HD1)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 813).
HISB600EnrollProhibits individuals who are less than 21 years of age from bringing or causing to be brought into the State any firearm. (SB600 HD2)
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2019-04-18
Received notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 914).
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
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.
HISB552EngrossExtends the safe harbor provisions found in section 45 of Act 181, Session Laws of Hawaii 2017, until 7/1/20 to provide sufficient time for condominium property regimes to update their developer's public reports. Clarifies that the sale of time share...
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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) Takumi, C. Lee, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
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).
HISB541EngrossSimplifies the list of manufactured cannabis products that may be manufactured and distributed by dispensaries. Updates transdermal patches to department-approved transdermal devices in the medical cannabis dispensary laws, thereby including non-patc...
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2019-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 907).
HISB772EngrossRepeals requirement that there be attached a clear and legible notice, placard, or marker upon the faucet, spigot, or outlet wherefrom the draught beer is drawn. Requires rules adopted by the counties related to stacking of beer to define stacking be...
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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) Takumi, C. Lee, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
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).
HISB1404EngrossAppropriates funds for the Hawaii Rural Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Program administered through the John A. Burns School of Medicine of the University of Hawaii at Manoa; provided that the funds are matched on a dollar-for-dollar basis by a ...
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2019-04-17
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 10:30 am]
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-24-19 10:30AM in conference room 229.
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).
HISB1486EngrossAllows the DPS Narcotics Enforcement Division Administrator to disclose confidential information from the Electronic Prescription Accountability System to the US Department of Defense Health Agency prescription monitoring program and authorized emplo...
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2019-04-17
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 907).
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