Hawaii Senator Stanley Chang [D]

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HISB1021IntroRequires the Department of Accounting and General Services to establish and operate two child care centers on Oahu for eligible children of state employees, one in or near the state capitol and one in Kapolei. Appropriates funds.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISB946IntroAllows for and appropriates funds for the state department of defense Hawaii emergency management agency to assemble twenty-five civilian community teams to assist communities during emergencies and disasters and to hire a coordinator to help establi...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB1032IntroAppropriates funds to establish a pilot program for dementia screening and outreach with an emphasis on the Native Hawaiian and uninsured populations.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB929IntroExpands the scope of the Hawaiian language college revolving fund to allow the deposit and expenditure of funds generated by University of Hawaii at Hilo's Hawaiian language college, Hawaiian language support center, and indigenous outreach program t...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Higher Education Committee
HISB1012IntroRequires suppliers of public water with one thousand or more service connections to fluoridate public water systems. Requires the department of health to reimburse suppliers of public water for initial capital expenses incurred for fluoridating publi...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB956IntroProvides 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
HISB933IntroRequires that the board of land and natural resources conduct a rent review of all leases and subleases of public land once every ten years.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB1004IntroIncludes felons in the exception to the minimum wage category.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB902IntroProvides resident physicians and fellows participating in a graduate medical education program with the same incentives and protections as licensed physicians engaging in the health care peer review process.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Higher Education Committee
HISB951IntroRequires a purchaser or transferee to execute an oceanfront purchaser statement with every sale or transfer of oceanfront real estate. Requires the statement to be recorded with the bureau of conveyances. Establishes mandatory provisions for every oc...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB957IntroRequires DBEDT, under the Hawaii clean energy initiative program, to select and prioritize wind energy project sites using specified criteria.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Economic Development, Environment, and Technology Committee
HISB884IntroEstablishes a five-year pilot program to allow qualified psychologists limited authority to prescribe psychotropic medications to patients under the care of the psychologist at a federally qualified health center. Repeals June 30, 2025.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB942IntroAppropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources to procure, install, and operate a machine or system to clean trash out of the Ala Wai canal.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB927IntroEstablishes the Hawaii apprentice hunting license program. Allows a license holder to participate in hunting under certain conditions.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB961IntroRequires the department of business, economic development, and tourism and the counties to identify and develop plans for critical infrastructure following a natural disaster or during a state of emergency. Requires the department of business, econom...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Economic Development, Environment, and Technology Committee
HISB1015IntroRepeals the justification of use of force by parents, guardians, teachers, and persons otherwise entrusted with the care or supervision of a minor on 1/1/2023. Appropriates funds for the department of health, in collaboration with the department of h...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1013IntroRequires the Department of Education to establish a Bullying Prevention and Response Action Plan. Requires the Board of Education or Department of Education to submit an annual report to the Legislature on the Action Plan and reported incidents of al...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Education Committee
HISB932IntroEstablishes the University of Hawaii open educational resources task force to conduct a comprehensive analysis and evaluation of all general education courses and high attendance courses taught at the University of Hawaii system to identify open educ...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Higher Education Committee
HISB881IntroAuthorizes the director of finance to issue general obligation bonds for the department of health to develop a secure inpatient psychiatric facility at Hawaii state hospital to serve the mentally ill who need stricter security and inmates and detaine...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1017IntroEstablishes the Erin's law task force to review policies, programs, and curricula for educating public school students about sexual abuse and sex trafficking prevention, report recommendations for the establishment of a program to educate public scho...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Education Committee
HISB910IntroAppropriates funds for Imi Hoola student stipends or for other Imi Hoola student support programs at the discretion of the department of native Hawaiian health of the John A. Burns school of medicine.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Higher Education Committee
HISB916IntroRequires that the board of land and natural resources make certain determinations before approving public land dispositions. Restricts the board of land and natural resources from approving the disposition of public lands under certain circumstances.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Water and Land Committee
HISB886IntroExpands the rental assistance program by increasing the minimum percentage of affordable units a rental housing project is required to maintain for eligible tenants from twenty per cent to thirty per cent. Decreases the qualifying maximum ceiling fro...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Housing Committee
HISB1028IntroRequires the legislative reference bureau to conduct a feasibility study to determine the feasibility of establishing a Hawaii retirement savings program. Subject to a positive finding in the feasibility study, establishes the Hawaii retirement savin...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB948IntroProposes a constitutional amendment to require the gubernatorial nominee of each political party following the primary election to appoint a person from the same political party as a running mate for lieutenant governor in the general election.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB974IntroRepeals the county vehicle weight tax exemption for active duty military personnel who are stationed at a military installation or assigned active military duty in the State as of January 1, 2022. Expands the county vehicle weight tax exemption to in...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Transportation Committee
HISB953IntroClarifies what pedestrians are required to do in a crosswalk in response to a countdown signal.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Transportation Committee
HISB903IntroProvides immunity from liability for postgraduate resident physicians and fellows for medical malpractice claims arising from injury that occurs as a result of care that is provided while the resident physician or fellow is participating in an accred...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Higher Education Committee
HISB115IntroProvides that the submission of a voter registration application either to register to vote or update the voter's registration information constitutes a request for permanent absentee voter status unless the applicant specifically indicates the appli...
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2019-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB119IntroRequires an elector to vote for the candidates whose names appeared on the presidential general election ballot and who are of the political party or group they represent and invalidates an elector's vote for failure to vote accordingly. Requires an ...
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2019-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB112IntroRequires, between fiscal year 2020-2021 and fiscal year 2030-2031, each county to authorize construction for a specified number of new housing units. Reduces the amount of transient accommodations tax revenue the counties receive for failure to meet ...
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2019-01-22
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB113IntroRequires both chambers of the legislature to implement rules to permit residents to present testimony through audiovisual technology. Appropriates moneys to establish audiovisual systems throughout the State.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISB111IntroExtends the sunset date for Act 168, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012, authorizing certain incentives and actions by the Department of Transportation regarding electric vehicles.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Transportation Committee
HISB118IntroRequires the court to take all practical steps to ensure the attendance and participation of the respondent in a guardianship petition hearing, including moving the hearing site if necessary.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB116IntroRequires that any person who is eligible to vote but is not already registered to vote and applies for a new or renewed motor vehicle driver's license, provisional license, or instruction permit, or a new, renewed, or duplicate civil identification c...
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2019-01-22
To Senate Transportation Committee
HISB109IntroExempts from the vehicle weight tax a military member who is assigned to a unit outside of the State, is a member in good standing, and claims Hawaii as the member's state of legal residence for purposes of withholding state income taxes from the mem...
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2019-01-22
To Senate Transportation Committee
HISB117IntroIncreases the time the county councils have to review affordable housing projects from forty-five to sixty days. Repeals option for county councils to approve with modifications.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB127IntroAppropriates funds for a grant-in-aid to each county, other than the county of Kalawao, for the county agency responsible for enforcing its respective building code to be accredited by the International Accreditation Service.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB196IntroRequires a supplemental environmental assessment or supplemental environmental impact statement after the passage of 15 years from the date of the acceptance of the statement or the determination of a finding of no significant impact, if the proposed...
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2019-01-22
To Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
HISB229IntroAuthorizes $125,000,000 in general obligation bonds to be expended for purposes set forth in section 201H-202, Hawaii Revised Statutes; appropriates $75,000,000 from the general fund to be expended by the Hawaii housing finance and development corpor...
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2019-01-22
To Senate Housing Committee
HISB209IntroProvides, under certain circumstances, amnesty for used car purchasers from paying unpaid vehicle registration fees or penalties if the purchaser had no knowledge of the delinquent fees or penalties upon the purchase of the vehicle.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Transportation Committee
HISB213IntroRepeals the requirement for special inspection and certification of reconstructed vehicles prior to operation upon a public highway.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Transportation Committee
HISB232IntroEnables patients and primary care providers to enter into direct primary care agreements to provide primary care services. Specifies that direct primary care agreements are not insurance and are not subject to the State's insurance code.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB211IntroExempts changes and improvements to existing portions of the Waianae coast emergency access road within the Waianae district of Oahu from environmental assessment requirements under chapter 343, Hawaii Revised Statutes.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Transportation Committee
HISB199IntroAuthorizes forfeiture of certain ERS benefits, pursuant to court order, for state or county employees and designated beneficiaries who are convicted of an employment-related felony.
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2019-01-22
To Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
HISB249IntroAllows a landlord or landlord's agent to charge an application screening fee as part of the applicant screening process for renting residential property. Limits the amount that may be charged for an application screening fee. Requires the landlord or...
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2019-01-22
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB256IntroAllows public school students in grades kindergarten through 12 to decline participation in dissection, vivisection, and other procedures harmful to animals. Requires schools to make alternative educational projects available, and the board of educat...
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2019-01-22
To Senate Education Committee
HISB247IntroEnacts voting by mail uniformly across all counties for all elections commencing in 2020. Establishes a limited number of voter service centers, with a minimum of two on each island with a population over 75,000, that would remain open from the tenth...
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2019-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB257IntroRequires the Public Utilities Commission to study and recommend how to implement a smart imports program in Hawaii. Requires electric utilities to offer excess electricity to consumers during daylight hours at cost for any legal purpose beginning 1/1...
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2019-01-22
To Senate Economic Development, Environment, and Technology Committee
HISB252IntroClarifies that property may be disposed of if required for expenses for reasonable living accommodations. Allows disposal of real property if the disposal was pending prior to the filing for an annulment, divorce, or separation, with the proceeds of ...
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2019-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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