Hawaii Senator Stanley Chang [D]

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HISB544IntroRepeals the requirement that passenger cars obtain a certificate of inspection.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Transportation Committee
HISB450IntroProvides ranked choice method of voting for all partisan primary elections, special elections, and nonpartisan general elections held in this State on or after 1/1/2020.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB478IntroRemoves the criminal statute of limitations for sex trafficking and promoting prostitution. Exempts minors from criminal liability for prostitution and street solicitation of prostitution. Establishes minimum criminal and regulatory penalties for pro...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB372IntroRequires the Governor; Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism; and the Hawaii State Energy Office to develop a strategic plan that outlines benchmarks to achieve one hundred per cent renewable energy portfolio standard. Requires DB...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Economic Development, Environment, and Technology Committee
HISB465IntroProhibits the State and its political subdivisions from collecting or using a person's electronic data or metadata by means of a cell site simulator device, except under certain conditions. Prohibits the installation and use of a cell site simulator ...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISB406IntroExempts the department of transportation from board of land and natural resources approval for acquisition of property that will be used for highway purposes.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB378IntroAllows county councils to establish Neighborhood Revitalization Boards to be administered by the counties for the purpose of developing neighborhood revitalization plans for areas in each county. Allows Neighborhood Revitalization Boards to request f...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB515IntroEstablishes a state infrastructure bank and affordable housing infrastructure revolving fund to provide financial assistance for affordable housing infrastructure projects.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Housing Committee
HISB546IntroAuthorizes certified athlete agents to pay for expenses of a student athlete and the athlete's family members, incurred before the signing of an agency contract, under specified conditions.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB374IntroRequires the University of Hawaii to collaborate with the Department of Education and the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to develop and implement an interactive web tool that will enable degree-seeking individuals to make b...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Technology and the Arts Committee
HISB439IntroRequires the department of commerce and consumer affairs to post the business address and business phone number of each licensed professional on its public website.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB460IntroRequires the Hawaii Tourism Authority to develop a list of unit addresses, including housing units and rental units marketed to the visitor industry for occupancy and to post the list on its website.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Economic Development, Environment, and Technology Committee
HISB548IntroAuthorizes a pharmacy to provide a customized patient medication package to any patient of an institutional facility or any member of the general public, subject to certain conditions.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB453IntroSpecifies that no property shall be forfeited unless the owner or interest-holder of the property has been convicted of a covered offense or indicted for a covered offense and there is a significant risk that the property will be destroyed or otherwi...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB468IntroEstablishes the home ownership housing revolving fund to provide loans and grants for the development of affordable for-sale housing projects. Makes an appropriation into and out of the fund.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Housing Committee
HISB377IntroEstablishes a pilot project to generate revenue through the lease of University of Hawaii land for public purposes. Requires that the parcels of land be located within a county-designated transit-oriented zone, a one-half mile radius of public transi...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Higher Education Committee
HISB445IntroProhibits application of neonicotinoid insecticides without a permit after 6/30/20 to protect honeybees and other pollinating animals.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB448IntroAllows the counties to set a county minimum wage at a rate higher than the state minimum wage rate.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB518IntroProposes a constitutional amendment to lower the qualifying age of voters for any state or local election to seventeen years of age.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB689IntroMandates the Department of Agriculture to take precautionary measures to anticipate, prevent, or minimize the adverse effects of biotechnology and genetic engineering.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB601IntroProposes a constitutional amendment to allow each gubernatorial nominee to appoint, prior to the primary election, a person from the same political party as a running mate for lieutenant governor in the primary election.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB687IntroRequires a biotechnology company that sells a genetically modified animal, plant, or seed that the company knows or has reason to believe will be used to produce an agricultural commodity to provide written disclosure of possible risks from the use o...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB745IntroRequires the department of education to contract with a firm that specializes in school finance to study the adequacy of education in Hawaii. Appropriates moneys for the study.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Education Committee
HISB726IntroIncludes severe autism within the definition of debilitating medical condition for the purposes of the medical use of cannabis.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB724IntroAmends the requirements for a condominium association's standard proxy form by deleting the option for a condominium owner to give the proxy to the board as a whole.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB737IntroRequires the Judiciary to establish a 5-year pilot program for restorative justice. Requires the judiciary to inform various criminal attorneys of the existence of the pilot program. Appropriates funds.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB738IntroEstablishes a temporary tax credit for investments made in qualified low-income housing projects or qualified low-income buildings.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Housing Committee
HISB846IntroRequires the office of the lieutenant governor to establish a system to track the mailing and receipt of ballots returned by mail. Requires the county clerks to notify the office of the lieutenant governor immediately upon mailing and receipt of abse...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB679IntroProposes a constitutional amendment to remove the mandatory retirement age of seventy years for justices and judges.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB735IntroRequires that the Department of Land and Natural Resources in consultation with the Department of Human Services, post signs in parks and beaches from Kalaeloa to Makaha displaying telephone numbers and hotline numbers of county and state agencies th...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB743IntroEstablishes a homeownership housing revolving fund to provide loans to nonprofit housing development organizations for development of affordable homeownership housing projects under a self-help housing program. Appropriates funds to provide loans.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Housing Committee
HISB716IntroMakes it a misdemeanor for a hosting platform to collect a fee for booking services regarding transient vacation rentals that are not lawfully certified, registered, or permitted under applicable county ordinance.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Economic Development, Environment, and Technology Committee
HISB741IntroRequires boundary amendments reflected in certain plans to be adopted in accordance with the approved plans, upon approval by the county land use decision-making authority, with concurrence from the land use commission. Increases housing inventory by...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Housing Committee
HISB682IntroEstablishes, beginning January 1, 2020, labeling requirements for any food or raw agricultural commodity sold in the State that contains a genetically engineered material, or was produced with a genetically engineered material; establishes exceptions...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB667IntroRequires the Office of Enterprise Technology Services, in collaboration with the Department of Education, to establish a working group to study the Department of Education's information technology infrastructure, operations, and services. Establishes...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Technology and the Arts Committee
HISB648IntroRequires employers to provide employees with written notice of the employee's shift schedule at least ten calendar days before the employee is scheduled to work, under certain conditions.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB749IntroProvides that where a quiet title action involves kuleana land, at the request of any defendant at the time the action was brought, the court shall order mandatory mediation with a goal of resolving the dispute, including any issues that might need t...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB843IntroRequires a manual recount of election votes when the margin of victory is equal to or less than one hundred votes cast or equal to or less than one-half of one per cent of the votes cast, whichever is less.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB805IntroReplaces the term "master and servant" with "employer and employee" throughout the Hawaii Revised Statutes.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB845IntroEnacts voting by mail uniformly statewide for all elections commencing with the 2020 primary. Establishes a limited number of voter service centers that would remain open from the tenth business day preceding an election through the day of the electi...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB719IntroClarifies that the deadline for absentee ballots to be received is 6:00 p.m. on election day.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB744IntroEstablishes a living wage rate to be adjusted according to the consumer price index. Requires the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, on January 1, 2026, and each subsequent year, to increase the minimum wage rate by ten per cent or pursuan...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB680IntroProvides ranked choice method of voting for all partisan primary elections, special elections, and nonpartisan general elections held in this State on or after 1/1/2020.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB669IntroRequires recounts of election votes when the margin of victory is less than two hundred fifty votes or less than one per cent of the votes cast, whichever is less.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB811IntroRequires each house of the Legislature to establish, by rule, procedures that enable the legislature to use remote testimony at legislative committee hearings to enable the public to present oral testimony at committee hearings and accommodate person...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISB746IntroProhibits the use of polystyrene foam containers or the sale or provision of food or beverages packaged or contained in polystyrene foam containers at public schools.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB842IntroProposes an amendment to the Hawaii State Constitution to allow a recount of votes cast in an election be conducted in a manner to be provided by law.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB691IntroRequires two hours of annual in-service training in suicide prevention for all teachers, principals, and school counselors.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Education Committee
HISB973IntroEstablishes property owner liability for illegal aerial devices possessed or set off on their property by others. Clarifies that probable cause for arrest for fireworks offenses may be based on statements from witnesses and photographs, video, and ot...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB918IntroLimits the term of certain public land leases, including any extensions, to no more that thirty-five years.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Water and Land Committee
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