Hawaii Senator Stanley Chang [D]

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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
HISB807EngrossSpecifies the conditions in which health care providers are not required to consult the electronic prescription accountability system before prescribing controlled substances. (SB807 HD1)
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB822EngrossExpands the definition of "rebuilt vehicle" to include vehicles that have been rebuilt after being declared a total loss due to flood damage and material damage to the vehicle's electronics. (SB822 HD1)
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2019-03-22
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HISB666EngrossEstablishes the Hawaii Airports Corporation (HAC)to assume the authority, functions, and duties of the DOT related to airports and aeronautics. Makes HAC subject to Chapters 103D and 104, HRS. Provides for project labor agreements. Appropriates funds...
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB934EngrossProhibits any waste or disposal facility from being located in a conservation district except in emergency circumstances to mitigate significant risks to public safety and health. (SB934 HD2)
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB921EngrossAppropriates funds for one position within the Department of the Attorney General to provide legal advice regarding the Hawaiian language, Hawaiian culture, and Hawaiian shoreline public access rights. Clarifies membership and certain powers and duti...
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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
HISB965EngrossIncreases the state tax credit for research activities to an unspecified portion of the allowable federal tax credit. Requires businesses to remain in Hawaii for 5 years after receiving the tax credit. Amends qualifying tax years. (SB965 HD1)
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB1051EngrossRequires DHS to establish a task force on the implementation requirements for a pilot program to provide shelter and mental health treatment to certain homeless individuals. Exempts task force from certain provisions of HRS 92 for a limited time. App...
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB970EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Education to establish a program with eligible entities to develop and implement teacher professional development for computer science courses and content. (SB970 HD1)
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB971EngrossAppropriates funds for a scholarship program to be directed and administered by the Department of Education to make awards to students pursuing teaching degrees at state accredited institutions of higher education who successfully complete one course...
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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
HISB1522EngrossFormally establishes the Hawaii Keiki: Healthy and Ready to Learn Program and Special Fund within the Department of Education. Appropriates funds for positions and a vision screening and eye assessment tool, and to implement, expand, and sustain the ...
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB1521EngrossEstablishes contract, cost disclosure, reimbursement, appeals, and information protection requirements for pharmacy benefit managers that contract with small, independent, and isolated pharmacies. Establishes enforcement jurisdiction in the Departmen...
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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
HISB1003EngrossEstablishes the Innovative Project Delivery Guidelines Task Force to establish guidelines for the use of innovative project delivery arrangements for public infrastructure. Requires DAGS to adopt rules. Requires task force to submit report to the 202...
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2019-03-22
To House Finance Committee
HISB97EngrossRequires the office of elections to join the Electronic Registration Information Center and share information with counties to encourage voter participation and ensure integrity of voter registration rolls. Authorizes election officials to have elect...
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2019-03-21
To House Finance Committee
HISB376EngrossRequires a public school that has a career and technical education program to review all geographic exceptions applications and make a determination whether to allow students to enroll in career and technical education programs in schools outside the...
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2019-03-21
To House Finance Committee
HISB373EngrossEstablishes a K-12 Curriculum-to-Career-Pipeline Initiative to enable students to pursue training and education throughout their time at a school complex so that upon graduation they are prepared to enter the State's workforce. Appropriates funds. (S...
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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
HISB967EngrossAuthorizes the state public charter school commission to establish and fund charter school prekindergarten classrooms. Makes an appropriation. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-03-21
To House Finance Committee
HISB1019EngrossRequires the Judiciary to collaborate with the Office of Youth Services to establish a task force to determine existing diversion programs statewide that can assist the State's youth, and to consider the post-youth needs of the eighteen to twenty-fou...
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2019-03-21
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
HISB367EngrossProhibits sale of polystyrene foam food service containers and the sale or service of food using polystyrene containers statewide. Authorizes the Department of Health to adopt rules for implementation including for enforcement, exemptions, and consum...
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2019-03-20
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce 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
HISB998EngrossAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc.; Maui Electric Company, Limited; and Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc., to fund multi-project capital improvement programs and assist utilities servi...
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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
HISCR52IntroRequesting The Department Of Commerce And Consumer Affairs To Amend The Definitions Of "emergency Medical Technician-basic" And "emergency Medical Technician-paramedic" Under Section 16-85-53.5, Hawaii Administrative Rules.
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2019-03-20
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health 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
HISB17EngrossAppropriates funds for operating expenses of various Hawaii Public Housing Authority programs. (SB17 HD1)
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2019-03-19
To House Finance 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
HISB867EngrossRemoves certain limits on costs eligible for a GET exemption for certain renovated affordable rental housing projects. Makes permanent certain GET and prevailing wages exemptions for the construction of certain rental housing projects by removing the...
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2019-03-19
To House Finance Committee
HISB885EngrossIncreases the maximum value of the low-income household renters credit to $150 per qualified exemption for households. Adjusts and provides income threshold tiers for based on filing status. (SB885 HD1)
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2019-03-19
To House Finance 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
HISB1410EngrossAppropriates funds to expand the Kau Rural Health Clinic to improve access to urgent care and outpatient behavioral health services. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2019-03-19
To House Finance Committee
HISCR197IntroRequesting That The Department Of Commerce And Consumer Affairs Create An Interim Working Group To Review Laws And Regulations Governing Time Share Plans.
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2019-03-19
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB914EngrossRequires DLNR to allocate revenues from commercial properties within the Banyan Drive redevelopment area to the Banyan Drive Hawaii Redevelopment Agency. Appropriates funds to the Agency for conducting environmental impact and other studies. Requires...
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2019-03-18
To House Finance Committee
HISB371EngrossEstablishes a Workforce Readiness Program within the Department of Education to allow students to graduate from an extended high school enrollment with an industry-recognized associate's degree to complement the student's high school diploma. Appropr...
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2019-03-15
To House Labor & Public Employment 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
HISB773EngrossAllows a class 18 small craft producer pub licensee to manufacture not more than 75,000 barrels of malt beverages on the licensee's premises during the license year. Clarifies that a class 14 brewpub licensee or class 18 small craft producer pub lice...
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2019-03-15
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HISB997EngrossEstablishes the Stadium Development District. Requires HCDA to facilitate the development of all state property within the District. Appropriates funds and authorizes the issuance of reimbursable general obligation bonds to establish and develop the ...
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2019-03-15
To House Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs 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
HISB1383EngrossAbolishes the board of health.
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2019-03-15
To House Judiciary Committee
HISB609EngrossEstablishes a Homeland Security and Resiliency Council to identify electric grid and other critical infrastructure needs and provide recommendations for enhancing the State's grid and critical infrastructure resiliency. Appropriates funds. (SB609 HD1...
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2019-03-15
To House Public Safety, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee
HISB1EngrossEstablishes the ALOHA homes program under the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation (HHFDC) to facilitate the development of low-cost homes for sale to Hawaii residents on state-owned and county-owned land near rail stations of the Honol...
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2019-03-14
The committees on WLH recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Yamane, Todd, Har, Tarnas, Wildberger; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Thielen; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Lowen.
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