Hawaii Senator Russell Ruderman [D]

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HISR152IntroRequesting The Department Of Health To Conduct A Study On The State Comprehensive Emergency Medical Services System To Identify Issues And Problems And Propose Initiatives To Improve The System.
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2019-03-27
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISCR192IntroRequesting The Counties To Take Necessary Measures To Remove Abandoned Vehicles From Public Roads Within Ten Days Of Abandonment.
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2019-03-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISR73IntroRequesting The Department Of Health To Convene A Task Force To Study And Make Recommendations On The Current Use And Possible Expansion Of Services At Leahi Hospital And Maluhia Hospital, Including The Feasibility Of Using The Hospitals As Centers Fo...
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2019-03-27
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISCR170IntroRequesting The Department Of Accounting And General Services To Dedicate One Private Room In The Hawaii State Capitol Building For Employees And Visitors To Breastfeed Or Express Milk.
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2019-03-27
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISCR189IntroRequesting The Department Of Health To Conduct A Study On The State Comprehensive Emergency Medical Services System To Identify Issues And Problems And Propose Initiatives To Improve The System.
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2019-03-27
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISR155IntroRequesting The Counties To Take Necessary Measures To Remove Abandoned Vehicles From Public Roads Within Ten Days Of Abandonment.
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2019-03-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISR174IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Convene A Working Group To Identify Factors And Resources Needed To Sustain Current And Future Robotics Programs Within The Department Of Education.
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2019-03-27
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISCR215IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Convene A Working Group To Identify Factors And Resources Needed To Sustain Current And Future Robotics Programs Within The Department Of Education.
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2019-03-27
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
HISCR181IntroRequesting The Director Of Commerce And Consumer Affairs To Convene A Mortgage Foreclosure Fraud Task Force To Develop Recommendations To Improve Mortgage Fraud Protections For Consumers.
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2019-03-25
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB227EngrossMakes an appropriation to the Judiciary to contract with nonprofit organizations to provide legal assistance and legal counsel to immigrants in determining legal status and citizenship, provide diversion to existing services, and otherwise provide co...
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB231EngrossEstablishes that the youth commission administrator shall administer the youth commission. Makes an appropriation to fund one full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) permanent youth commission administrator position. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB331EngrossMakes permanent the requirement that certain motion picture theater owners and operators provide open movie captioning during at least two showings per week, including at least one showing on a Saturday or Sunday. Repeals the requirement that certain...
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB462EngrossExtends the nursing facility sustainability fee program to 2021. Allows the nursing facility sustainability fee to be used to enhance capitated rates for the purpose of paying quality incentives. Increases the nursing facility sustainability fee limi...
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB474EngrossAppropriates funds for operating expenses for and capital improvement projects of the Department of Human Services. (SB474 HD1)
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB526EngrossAppropriates funds for the Department of Human Services to purchase, staff, and operate two mobile outreach services to serve homeless persons; provided that one of the mobile outreach services shall be allocated to the county of Hawaii. Requires mat...
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB463EngrossExtends the Hospital Sustainability Program for two years. Clarifies exemptions from the hospital sustainability fee. Appropriates funds out of the Hospital Sustainability Special Fund for fiscal years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021. (SB463 HD1)
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB553EngrossEstablishes the broadband service infrastructure grant program to award grants to applicants to extend deployment of facilities used to provide broadband service to unserved and underserved areas of the State. Makes an appropriation. (SB553 HD2)
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB1023EngrossMakes an appropriation to the department of health to provide full funding for the kupuna care program. (SB1023 HD1)
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB1046EngrossAllows an employee to take family leave in addition to victim leave for leave to seek safety, medical attention, or victim services related to domestic or sexual violence against the employee or the employee's minor child. Requires the employee to su...
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB1036EngrossClarifies that clinical victim support services for victims of sexual violence and abuse are a mental health outpatient services benefit required to be covered under health insurance policies offered by health insurers, mutual benefit societies, frat...
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB1451EngrossRecognizes La Kuokoa, Hawaiian Recognition Day, as an official state holiday. (SB1451 HD1)
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB467EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Human Services to conduct a fiscal analysis or study on the restoration of preventative and restorative adult dental benefits to medicaid enrollees. (SB467 HD1)
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB696EngrossExtends various reporting deadlines and the sunset date of the cesspool conversion working group established pursuant to Act 132, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018. Extends the lapse dates for funds appropriated to conduct a comprehensive statewide study o...
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2019-03-21
To House Finance Committee
HISB695EngrossRequires the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to digitize its applicant, beneficiary, and lessee records. Requires that the digital database be completed and available no later than July 1, 2020. (SB695 HD1)
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2019-03-21
To House Finance Committee
HISB1031EngrossEstablishes the long-term rental assistance pilot program to be administered by the Hawaii Public Housing Authority for individuals over sixty years old who are homeless, or at imminent risk of becoming homeless. Appropriates funds. (SB1031 HD1)
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2019-03-21
To House Finance Committee
HISB504EngrossAppropriates funds for the repair, restoration, and maintenance of Iolani Palace's coronation pavilion, two pergolas, and fountain, and for the implementation of mitigation measures to protect the Palace's collection of artifacts from the threat of f...
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2019-03-20
To House Finance Committee
HISB433EngrossAppropriates funds for the Department of Health to create a social marketing campaign targeting children and their families to inform them of proven interventions to reduce child and teen screen time. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2019-03-20
To House Finance Committee
HISB457EngrossAppropriates funds for a post-secondary distance learning center within Hawaii Community College to be located in the Puna district. Requires the University of Hawaii to submit a report on the Puna distance learning center to the Legislature. (SD457 ...
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2019-03-20
To House Finance Committee
HISB529EngrossAuthorizes the Department of Human Services and the Department of Health to contract the services of dedicated capture managers responsible for securing grant and other funding opportunities for each department. Authorizes the Department of Human Ser...
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2019-03-20
To House Finance Committee
HISB837EngrossCreates an exclusion from income tax for the lesser of a percentage of gross annual income or an amount of gross annual income earned by a farmer from farming activities. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2018. (SB837 HD1)
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2019-03-20
To House Finance Committee
HISB955EngrossRequires financial disclosure statements of state agency executive directors to be public records available for inspection and duplication.
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2019-03-20
To House Finance Committee
HISB1149EngrossAppropriates funds to establish a foreign agriculture small equipment pilot program to identify efficient agriculture equipment and retrofit engines to meet the United States Environmental Protection Agency's emissions standards for small engines. Ef...
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2019-03-20
To House Finance Committee
HISCR162IntroRequesting The Department Of Health, University Of Hawaii, And Other Relevant State Agencies To Conduct A Statewide Dna Study To Determine Whether Residents Of The State With The Genetic Variant Rs12252-c May Be At A Heightened Risk Of Influenza.
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2019-03-20
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISR128IntroRequesting The Department Of Health, University Of Hawaii, And Other Relevant State Agencies To Conduct A Statewide Dna Study To Determine Whether Residents Of The State With The Genetic Variant Rs12252-c May Be At A Heightened Risk Of Influenza.
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2019-03-20
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB251EngrossProvides a limited exemption from state licensure requirements to out-of-state physicians who accompany a sports team to a specific sporting event in Hawaii or are invited to provide services at a national sport training center, event, or competition...
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2019-03-19
To House Intrastate Commerce Committee
HISB1121EngrossRequires the Department of Health to establish a working group to examine and advise on amendments that can be made to the statutory description of the Department's powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities. Authorizes the working group to eval...
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2019-03-19
To House Finance Committee
HISB1328EngrossRequires that if a proposed increase in the wholesale price of certain drugs would result in a 16% or more price increase over a 2year period, the drug manufacturer shall notify various drug insurance providers.
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2019-03-19
To House Health Committee
HISR100IntroRequesting Congress To Convene A Limited National Convention Under Article V Of The United States Constitution For The Exclusive Purpose Of Proposing An Amendment To The United States Constitution That Will Limit The Influence Of Money In The Elector...
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2019-03-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISCR10IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Explore The Possibility Of Updating "hawaii School For The Deaf And The Blind" To "hawaii School For The Deaf" To Reduce Confusion And Identify Where Students Who Are Blind May Access Appropriate Resources An...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Committee
HISB819EngrossAuthorizes and establishes procedures and criteria for prescriptive authority for clinical psychologists who meet specific education, training, and registration requirements. Requires the Board of Psychology to accept applications for prescriptive au...
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2019-03-15
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HISB1344EngrossProhibits the imposition of restrictions on a person's ability to obtain or renew a driver's license or to register, renew the registration of, or transfer or receive title to a motor vehicle, as a consequence of unpaid monetary obligations. Does not...
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2019-03-15
To House Transportation Committee
HISB944EngrossRequires the Hawaii Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission to prioritize nature-based solutions in its climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts and assess risk transfer market mechanisms that promote investments in nature to redu...
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2019-03-14
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISB1163EngrossSunsets the renewable energy technologies income tax credit after 7/1/2045. (SB1163 HD1)
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2019-03-14
To House Legislative Management Committee
HISCR43IntroRequesting The Honolulu Board Of Water Supply To Investigate Standards And Procedures For Allowing Event Sponsors To Access Additional State And County Controlled Or Operated Water Supplies.
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2019-03-13
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISCR135IntroRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Comprehensive And Management Audit Of Each Contract That Exceeds $1,000,000 And Has Been Entered Into During The Past Five Years Between The Department Of Human Services And Any Domestic Violence Nonprofit Organiza...
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2019-03-13
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISR160IntroRequesting The Display Of The Prisoner Of War And Missing In Action Flag At The State Capitol.
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2019-03-13
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISCR141IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Accept The National Orientation And Mobility Certification For Teachers Providing Orientation And Mobility Services.
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2019-03-13
To Senate Education Committee
HISR104IntroRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Comprehensive And Management Audit Of Each Contract That Exceeds $1,000,000 And Has Been Entered Into During The Past Five Years Between The Department Of Human Services And Any Domestic Violence Nonprofit Organiza...
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2019-03-13
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISR108IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Accept The National Orientation And Mobility Certification For Teachers Providing Orientation And Mobility Services.
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2019-03-13
To Senate Education Committee
HISCR140IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Review Its Policies Regarding Recruitment Of Experienced And Qualified Teachers, With Particular Consideration On Eliminating The Cap On Credit For Years Of Teaching Outside Of The Department Of Education.
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2019-03-13
To Senate Education Committee
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