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HB0032HIPHINoMonitorRELATING TO FAMILY LEAVE.Extends the deadline for the Legislative Reference Bureau to submit the sunrise analysis required by Act 109, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, from 9/1/2019, to 11/13/2019.2/13/2019 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Holt, McDermott, Nakamura, Ward excused (4).JOHANSONLAB, FIN0
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HB0096HIPHIYesMonitorRELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE.Authorizes the counties to establish a minimum wage that is a higher wage than the state minimum wage under Chapter 387, Hawaii Revised Statutes.2/15/2019 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Har, Okimoto, Tokioka, Ward voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5).JOHANSON, BELATTI, CREAGAN, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, LOWEN, LUKE, PERRUSO, WILDBERGERLAB, FIN0
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HB0183OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO TAXATION.Broadens the purposes for which a county with a population equal to or less than 500,000 that adopts a surcharge on the state general excise tax, may use surcharge revenues.H 1/22/2019: Referred to FIN, referral sheet 2SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party)FIN0
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HB0186HIPHIYesMonitorRELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE.Allows counties to set their own minimum wage at a rate that is higher than the state minimum wage rate. Increases the minimum wage in the State to $15 per hour beginning 1/1/2020. Authorizes the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to annually adjust the minimum hourly wage rate in accordance with the Honolulu Region Consumer Price Index beginning on 1/1/2021.H 1/22/2019: Referred to LAB, FIN, referral sheet 2SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party)LAB, FIN0
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HB0198OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO TAXATION.Extends the period in which a county may adopt a surcharge on state tax, under certain conditions, from 3/31/2019 to 3/31/2020. Authorizes the use of surcharge revenues to address affordable housing and homelessness. Exempts gross income and gross proceeds for medical services or food from the surcharge.H 1/22/2019: Referred to FIN, referral sheet 2SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party)FIN0
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HB0221Oral HealthNoMonitorRELATING TO DENTAL ASSISTANTS.Establishes minimum qualification and certification requirements for all dental assistants. Provides criteria for dental assistants hired on or after 7/1/2019, those with 4 or more years of experience, and those with 10 or more years of experience.2/14/2019 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, Nakamura excused (2).MIZUNOHLT/IAC, CPC0
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HB0250OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH SERVICES.Formally 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 program.2/15/2019 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5).WOODSON, AQUINO, GATES, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, NISHIMOTO, YAMASHITALHE/HLT, FIN0
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HB0262OPTFYesStrongly SupportRELATING TO SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM INCENTIVES.Requires the Department of Agriculture to create a dollar-for-dollar matching program for beneficiaries of the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program who use their benefits to purchase Hawaii-grown produce. Appropriates funds.2/14/2019 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, Nakamura excused (2).DECOITE, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, ICHIYAMA, B. KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, ONISHI, PERRUSO, TODD, WILDBERGER, HarAGR, FIN0
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HB0276CTFHYesStrongly SupportRELATING TO FLAVORED TOBACCO PRODUCTS.Bans the sale of flavored tobacco products. Effective 1/1/2020.2/15/2019 H Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 2 with Representative(s) Gates, Kong, Tokioka, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, McDermott, Todd voting no (3) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5).TAKUMI, ELI, MIZUNO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, WILDBERGERHLT, CPC, FIN0
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HB0305OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO CROSSWALKS.Requires the Department of Transportation to establish a Community Crosswalks Pilot Program to design and implement specially painted crosswalks in neighborhoods. Appropriates funds for the pilot program. Creates a Community Crosswalks Pilot Program Special Fund.2/15/2019 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5).CULLEN, AQUINO, YAMANETRN, FIN0
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HB0379HIPHIYesMonitorRELATING TO HEALTH.Authorizes the Department of Education, at its own expense, to develop and coordinate mental health training to be offered annually to complex area superintendents, registered school nurses, and school health aides. Includes autism and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder training.2/7/2019 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on LHE with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Nakamura, Thielen excused (2).MIZUNO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, OHNO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGERHLT, LHE, FIN0
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HB0476HIPHIMonitorRELATING TO HOUSING.Authorizes the issuance of $125,000,000 of general obligation bonds. Appropriates $125,000,000 to the Rental Housing Revolving Fund for construction of low-income housing. Appropriates $75,000,000 for the construction of Permanent Supportive Housing units.2/15/2019 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5).BROWER, HASHEM, HOLT, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, MORIKAWA, OHNO, QUINLAN, SAY, TAKAYAMAHSG/HSH, FIN0
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HB0757OPTFNoSupportRELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.Requires the department of transportation and the county transportation departments to adopt a vision zero policy that seeks to prevent and ultimately eliminate all traffic fatalities through a combination of engineering, enforcement, education, and emergency response strategies that focus on equity. Establishes a temporary working group to develop an action plan and review certain specified traffic policies and guidelines. Reports to legislature in 2020 and 2021. Appropriates funds.2/15/2019 H Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5).AQUINO, BROWER, CULLEN, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, MATAYOSHI, MCDERMOTT, WOODSONTRN, JUD, FIN0
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HB0810CTFHNoSupportRELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.Enables condominium associations to adopt rules and regulations that require unit owners to prohibit smoking inside a condominium unit as part of any lease agreement, on any lanai of a condominium unit, and in all common elements.H 1/28/2019: Referred to CPC, referral sheet 6NISHIMOTO (Introduced by request of another party)CPC0
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HB0900HIPHINoMonitorRELATING TO VACCINATIONS.Authorizes pharmacists to administer vaccines to persons between eleven and seventeen years pursuant to a valid prescription. Specifies requirements pharmacists must meet prior to administering any vaccine to a person between eleven and seventeen years.2/15/2019 H Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5).BELATTI, ICHIYAMA, MIZUNO, OHNO, TAKUMI, D. Kobayashi, San BuenaventuraHLT/IAC, CPC, FIN0
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HB1048CTFHNoMonitorRELATING TO DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION FEES.Changes the fees for permits and licenses issued under chapters 243, 244D and 245, Hawaii Revised Statutes, from specified amounts to reasonable fees established by rule adopted by the Department of Taxation.2/6/2019 H The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nishimoto, Todd, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) McDermott; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Nakamura.SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party)FIN0
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HB1049CTFHNoMonitorRELATING TO TAXATION.Makes various technical amendments to chapters 231, 243, 244D, and 245, Hawaii Revised Statutes.2/6/2019 H The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nishimoto, Todd, Wildberger, Yamashita, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Nakamura.SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party)FIN0
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HB1102OPTFYesFarm to School Hui SupportsRELATING TO AGRICULTURE EDUCATION.Establishes and appropriates funds for the P-20 agriculture education coordinator position within the University of Hawaii at Manoa college of tropical agriculture and human resources. Specifies duties of the coordinator and P-20 agriculture education working group.2/15/2019 H Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 2 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5).CREAGAN, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, DECOITE, ONISHI, PERRUSO, OkimotoLHE, AGR, FIN0
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HB1257CTFHNoSupportRELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.Enables condominium associations to adopt rules and regulations that: require unit owners to prohibit smoking inside a condominium unit as part of a lease agreement; and prohibit smoking on a lanai of a condominium unit and in all common elements.2/7/2019 H The committee(s) on CPC recommend(s) that the measure be deferred.SAIKICPC0
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HB1383HIPHINoMonitorRELATING TO MARIJUANA.Decriminalizes certain offenses relating to marijuana and establishes a schedule of monetary fines for violations. Changes statutory references from "marijuana" to "cannabis." Provides for the dismissal of charges and expungement of criminal records based solely on cannabis offenses. Establishes the cannabis evaluation working group. Requires a report to the Legislature.2/13/2019 H Bill scheduled for decision making on Tuesday, 02-19-19 2:00PM in conference room 325.C. LEE, CREAGAN, GATES, KITAGAWA, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, Brower, D. Kobayashi, San BuenaventuraJUD0
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HB1394OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO THE COUNTY SURCHARGE ON STATE TAX.Authorizes any county with a population equal to or less than 500,000 that adopts a county surcharge on state tax ordinance to use the surcharges received from the State for infrastructure and public safety.1/28/2019 H Referred to FIN, referral sheet 6NAKAMURA, CREAGAN, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, TARNAS, TODD, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGERFIN0
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HB1395CTFHNoOpposeRELATING TO SMOKING.Establishes a $100 fine for underage persons who smoke on public-school property or at public-school functions.2/15/2019 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5).NAKAMURA, CULLEN, ELI, HASHIMOTO, KITAGAWA, MIZUNO, QUINLAN, TARNAS, TODD, Perruso, Wildberger, WoodsonJUD, FIN0
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HB1422HIPHINoMonitorRELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.Appropriates funds for the fiscal biennium 2019-2021 operating budget of the Department of Health programs under the purview of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health.2/15/2019 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Tokioka voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5).MIZUNO, BELATTI, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CREAGAN, B. KOBAYASHI, LUKE, MATAYOSHI, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, OHNO, PERRUSO, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, WILDBERGERHLT, FIN0
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HB1574CTFHYesStrongly SupportRELATING TO ELECTRONIC SMOKING PRODUCTS.Establishes the offense of unlawful shipment of e-liquid products. Includes e-liquid within the definition of "tobacco products", as used in the cigarette tax and tobacco tax law. Increases the license fee for persons engaged as a wholesaler or dealer of cigarettes and tobacco products. Increases the retail tobacco permit fee for retailers engaged in the retail sale of cigarettes and tobacco products. Allocates a portion of funds collected excise taxes on tobacco products to health education and prevention programs about the risks and dangers of the use of electronic smoking devices for youth. Repeals certain provisions of the Hawaii Revised Statutes relating to electronic smoking devices.2/15/2019 H Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 2 with Representative(s) Creagan, Gates, Okimoto, San Buenaventura, Tokioka, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, McDermott voting no (2) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5).DECOITE, HASHIMOTO, KITAGAWA, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITAHLT, CPC/JUD, FIN0
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HB1591CTFHNoMonitorRELATING TO TAXES.Eliminates the individual income tax for single filers and heads of households making less than $20,000 or joint filers making less than $40,000 and increases the income tax rate more slowly for low- and medium-income filers. Increases the general excise tax by 0.15 percent, the transient accommodations tax by 0.50 percent, the liquor tax, and the cigarette and tobacco tax.1/28/2019 H Referred to FIN, referral sheet 6MATSUMOTO, CREAGAN, HASHEM, MIZUNO, OHNO, TOKIOKA, McKelvey, San BuenaventuraFIN0
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HB1592OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX EXEMPTIONS.Exempts certain foods, medical services, and feminine hygiene products from the general excise tax.1/28/2019 H Referred to FIN, referral sheet 6MATSUMOTO, CREAGAN, DECOITE, HASHEM, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, MCDERMOTT, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, OHNO, QUINLAN, SAY, THIELEN, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER, YAMANE, D. Kobayashi, San BuenaventuraFIN0
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SB0098OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO CROSSWALK SAFETY.Clarifies the requirement that a driver of a motor vehicle yield to or stop for a pedestrian by specifying when a pedestrian is considered to be within an intersection or adjacent crosswalk or crossing the roadway within a crosswalk.2/14/2019 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to JDC.K. RHOADSTRS, JDC0
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SB0182CTFHNoStrongly SupportRELATING TO COUNTY AUTHORITY ON THE SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS.Allows counties to adopt and enforce additional ordinances that regulate the sale or use of cigarettes, tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices. Requires county ordinances to be no less protective of public health than state law. Repeals statute that preempts local smoking ordinances and regulations and voids any local law or regulation that conflicts with state smoking laws.2/15/2019 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to JDC.KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party)PSM/CPH, JDC0
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SB0203HIPHINoRELATING TO VACCINATIONS.Clarifies that pharmacists may perform certain vaccinations or immunizations and are required to maintain immunization records.2/15/2019 S The committee(s) on CPH has scheduled a public hearing on 02-21-19 9:00AM in conference room 229.KEITH-AGARAN, BAKER, DELA CRUZ, K. RHOADSCPH0
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SB0269CTFHNoSupportRELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.Enables condominium associations to adopt rules and regulations that: require unit owners to prohibit smoking inside a condominium unit as part of a lease agreement; and prohibit smoking on a lanai of a condominium unit and in all common elements.2/15/2019 S The committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPH were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, J.Keohokalole, Ruderman, L. Thielen, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) S. Chang, Nishihara.K. RHOADS, Moriwaki, TaniguchiCPH0
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SB0303OPTFNoFarm to School Hui SupportsRELATING TO GARDENS.Authorizes the department of education and Hawaii community development authority to develop programs that provide incentives to establish gardens on school campuses and within housing projects and communities.2/14/2019 S The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in WAM were as follows: 12 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) K. Kahele.KEITH-AGARAN, DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, GABBARD, INOUYE, KANUHA, K. RHOADS, K. Kahele, J.Keohokalole, Shimabukuro, WakaiHOU/EDU, WAM0
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SB0308HIPHIMonitorRELATING TO FAMILY LEAVE.Extends the deadline for the Legislative Reference Bureau to submit the sunrise analysis required by Act 109, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, from 9/1/2019, to 12/13/2019.2/14/2019 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party)LCA, WAM0
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SB0390OPTFYesStrongly SupportRELATING TO SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM INCENTIVES.Requires the Department of Agriculture to create a dollar-for-dollar matching program for beneficiaries of the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program who use their benefits to purchase Hawaii-grown produce. Appropriates funds.2/14/2019 S The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 12 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) K. Kahele.DELA CRUZ, S. CHANG, GABBARD, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, K. Kahele, Shimabukuro, WakaiHMS/AEN, WAM0
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SB0433OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO SCREEN TIME AWARENESS.Appropriates funds for the department of health to create and host a website and launch a public education campaign on the effects of screen time on children and teens.2/15/2019 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.RUDERMAN, S. CHANG, Ihara, WakaiCPH/HMS, WAM0
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SB0467Oral HealthYesStrongly SupportMAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO RESTORE ADULT DENTAL BENEFITS TO MEDICAID ENROLLEES.Makes an appropriation to the department of human services to restore adult dental benefits to medicaid enrollees. Requires federal matching funds.2/13/2019 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM.RUDERMAN, S. CHANG, Fevella, Riviere, TaniguchiHMS, WAM0
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SB0484OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO FOOD SECURITY.Appropriates funds for the University of Hawaii West Oahu to expand its existing programs and develop new means to increase food security and self-sufficiency in the State.2/14/2019 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM.GABBARD, HARIMOTO, KEITH-AGARAN, NISHIHARA, English, ShimabukuroHRE/AEN, WAM0
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SB0549OPTFYesStrongly SupportRELATING TO HEALTHY BEVERAGES FOR CHILDREN.Requires restaurants that sell children's meals that include a beverage to make the default beverage a healthy beverage.2/15/2019 S The committee(s) on CPH has scheduled a public hearing on 02-20-19 9:15AM in conference room 229.BAKER, S. CHANG, Fevella, Inouye, KidaniCPH0
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SB0565OPTFNoSupportRELATING TO VISION ZERO.Requires the Department of Transportation to implement a vision zero program in Hawaii by 7/1/2020. Establishes a goal of no traffic fatalities or serious injuries by 2030.2/14/2019 S The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 12 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Harimoto, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) K. Kahele.K. RHOADSTRS, WAM0
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SB0579HIPHIMonitorRELATING TO TAX CREDITS.Increases the allowable income tax credit for low-income household renters to an unspecified amount. Makes the earned income tax credit refundable for ten taxable years beginning after 12/31/2019. Increases the allowable amount of the refundable food/excise tax credit to an unspecified amount.2/11/2019 S The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 9 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Inouye, K. Kahele, Kanuha, Kidani, Riviere, Shimabukuro; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 4 Excused: Senator(s) English, Moriwaki, Taniguchi, Fevella.KEITH-AGARAN, BAKER, ENGLISHWAM0
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SB0639CTFHNoMonitor
RELATING TO KUPUNA CARE.
Specifies that ten per cent of the moneys in the Hawaii tobacco settlement special fund shall be allocated to and expended by the department of health for purposes of the kupuna care program and the kupuna caregivers program. Specifies that the allotment of tobacco settlement moneys shall not supplant the base budget of the executive office on aging.2/15/2019 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.MORIWAKI, Baker, S. Chang, Dela Cruz, English, Ihara, Inouye, Kanuha, Kidani, Nishihara, Riviere, Ruderman, Taniguchi, L. ThielenCPH, WAM0
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SB0663OPTFYesMonitorRELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.Establishes a red light running committee. Establishes the photo red light imaging detector systems program effective 7/1/2020. Authorizes counties to administer the program. Requires proceeds of fines to be expended in the county from which they were collected for operation of the program. Makes an appropriation.2/15/2019 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.INOUYE, S. CHANG, Fevella, K. Kahele, Kanuha, Kidani, ShimabukuroTRS/PSM, JDC/WAM0
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SB0686HIPHIMonitorRELATING TO MARIJUANA.Legalizes the personal use, possession, and sale of marijuana in a specified quantity. Requires licensing to operate marijuana establishments. Subjects marijuana establishments to excise taxes and income taxes.2/13/2019 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to CPH/WAM.2/13/2019 S Reported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 295) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to CPH/WAM.0
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SB0698OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.Codifies sustainable development goals based on the United Nations' Global Goals and indicators.2/15/2019 S The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 12 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, English, Harimoto, Inouye, K. Kahele, Kanuha, Kidani, Moriwaki, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Taniguchi.ENGLISH, BAKER, S. CHANG, DELA CRUZ, FEVELLA, GABBARD, HARIMOTO, IHARA, INOUYE, K. KAHELE, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, J.KEOHOKALOLE, KIDANI, KIM, KOUCHI, MORIWAKI, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, RIVIERE, RUDERMAN, SHIMABUKURO, TANIGUCHI, L. THIELENGVO, WAM0
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SB0762OPTFYesFarm to School Hui SupportsRELATING TO AGRICULTURE EDUCATION.Establishes and appropriates funds for the P-20 agriculture education coordinator position within the University of Hawaii at Manoa college of tropical agriculture and human resources. Specifies duties of the coordinator and P-20 agriculture education working group.2/13/2019 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM.GABBARD, Kim, Riviere, ShimabukuroHRE, WAM0
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SB0789HIPHIMonitorRELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE.Increases the minimum wage to $12.00 per hour beginning 1/1/2022.2/15/2019 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.TANIGUCHILCA, WAM0
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SB0876OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO THE SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROGRAM.Requires all public schools in the county of Hawai‘i to participate in the safe routes to school program. Appropriates funds to support the safe routes to school program for schools in the county of Hawai‘i.2/13/2019 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.KANUHA, S. CHANG, K. RHOADS, K. Kahele, ShimabukuroEDU/TRS, WAM0
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SB0887CTFHNoSupportRELATING TO TOBACCO TAXES.Increases the cigarette and tobacco tax by five cents. Specifies revenue increases to be dedicated to specified health improvement purposes.2/15/2019 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.KANUHA, K. KAHELE, K. RHOADS, ShimabukuroCPH, WAM0
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SB0925HIPHIMonitorRELATING TO VACCINATION GUIDELINES.Repeals the authority of the Department of Health to adopt, amend, or repeal rules to establish a list of specific vaccines and the immunization recommendations of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.1/24/2019 S Referred to CPH/EDU.K. KAHELE (Introduced by request of another party)CPH/EDU0
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SB0984OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO SCHOOL BASED HEALTH SERVICES.Includes advanced practice registered nurses with prescriptive authority in the list of health care professionals authorized to administer medication to public school students. Removes requirement that administration of the medication be approved by the department of health.2/15/2019 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.KIDANI, BAKER, Kanuha, Shimabukuro, WakaiCPH/EDU, WAM0
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SB0993OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX.Provides a general excise tax exemption for certain food or food ingredients.1/24/2019 S Referred to WAMWAKAI, J.KEOHOKALOLE, NISHIHARA, Keith-Agaran, L. ThielenWAM0
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SB1009CTFHYesStrongly SupportRELATING TO FLAVORED TOBACCO PRODUCTS.Bans the sale of flavored tobacco products. Effective 1/1/2020.2/15/2019 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC.K. RHOADS, BAKER, HARIMOTO, S. Chang, Kim, ShimabukuroCPH, JDC0
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SB1016CTFHNoSupportRELATING TO SALES OF TOBACCO.Prohibits the issuance of new retail tobacco permits and renewal of existing permits for places of business that are located within 750 feet of a preschool, school, or public playground. Prohibits the sale of tobacco products and electronic smoking devices by businesses that are located within 750 feet of a preschool, school, or public playground. Beginning on January 1, 2020, codifies the Department of Taxation's administrative rule specifying when the Department may suspend, revoke, or decline to renew a retail tobacco permit.2/15/2019 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.K. RHOADS, BAKER, S. CHANG, HARIMOTO, Kim, ShimabukuroCPH/JDC, WAM0
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SB1023HIPHIMonitorRELATING TO AGING.Makes an appropriation to the department of health to provide full funding for the kupuna care program.2/8/2019 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM.IHARA, S. CHANG, ENGLISH, FEVELLA, HARIMOTO, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, J.KEOHOKALOLE, KIM, MORIWAKI, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, K. Kahele, Riviere, ShimabukuroCPH, WAM0
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SB1031HIPHIMonitorRELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.Establishes the long-term rental assistance pilot program to be administered by the department of health. Appropriates funds for the administration of the pilot program.2/15/2019 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.IHARA, S. CHANG, HARIMOTO, K. KAHELE, J.KEOHOKALOLE, MORIWAKI, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, English, Fevella, Kanuha, Keith-Agaran, Kim, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, L. ThielenHMS/HOU, WAM0
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SB1043HIPHIMonitorRELATING TO HEALTH CARE.Requires health insurers, mutual benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for a comprehensive category of reproductive health services, drugs, devices, products, and procedures. Prohibits discrimination in the provision of reproductive health care services.2/15/2019 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC.L. THIELEN, K. RHOADSCPH, JDC0
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SB1121OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.Establishes a working group to examine and advise on amendments that can be made to the statutory description of the department of health's powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities in the Hawaii Revised Statutes. Appropriates funds to support the activities of the working group.2/15/2019 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.HARIMOTO, Baker, S. Chang, Fevella, Gabbard, Ihara, Inouye, Keith-Agaran, Kidani, Kim, Moriwaki, Nishihara, Riviere, RudermanCPH, WAM0
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SB1244CTFHNoSupportRELATING TO THE SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS.Clarifies that liability for illegally selling tobacco products to persons under 21 is borne by the retail entity or individual who holds a valid permit to sell tobacco products, as opposed to an employee.2/15/2019 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC.KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party)CPH, JDC0
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SB1274CTFHNoMonitorRELATING TO DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION FEES.Changes the fees for permits and licenses issued under chapters 243, 244D and 245, Hawaii Revised Statutes, from specified amounts to reasonable fees established by rule adopted by the Department of Taxation.2/11/2019 S The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Inouye, K. Kahele, Kanuha, Kidani, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) English, Moriwaki, Taniguchi.KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party)WAM0
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SB1275CTFHNoMonitorRELATING TO TAXATION.Makes various technical amendments to chapters 231, 243, 244D, and 245, Hawaii Revised Statutes.2/11/2019 S The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Inouye, K. Kahele, Kanuha, Kidani, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) English, Moriwaki, Taniguchi.KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party)WAM0
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SB1405CTFHYesStrongly SupportRELATING TO ELECTRONIC SMOKING PRODUCTS.Establishes the offense of unlawful shipment of e-liquid products. Includes e-liquid within the definition of "tobacco products", as used in the cigarette tax and tobacco tax law. Increases the license fee for persons engaged as a wholesaler or dealer of cigarettes and tobacco products. Increases the retail tobacco permit fee for retailers engaged in the retail sale of cigarettes and tobacco products. Allocates a portion of funds collected excise taxes on tobacco products to health education and prevention programs about the risks and dangers of the use of electronic smoking devices for youth. Repeals certain provisions of the Hawaii Revised Statutes relating to electronic smoking devices.2/15/2019 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC/WAM.BAKER, S. CHANG, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, Fevella, Kanuha, Keith-Agaran, Kim, Nishihara, ShimabukuroCPH, JDC/WAM0
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SB1433OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO TAXATION.Extends the period in which a county may adopt an ordinance to establish a surcharge on state tax, under certain conditions, from 3/31/2019 to 3/31/2021.2/11/2019 S The committee(s) on WAM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Aye(s): Senator(s) Dela Cruz, Keith-Agaran, Harimoto, Inouye, K. Kahele, Kanuha, Kidani, Shimabukuro, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Riviere ; 0 No(es): none; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) English, Moriwaki, Taniguchi.ENGLISH, BAKER, S. CHANG, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, Gabbard, Harimoto, Ihara, Moriwaki, ShimabukuroWAM0
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SB1522OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH SERVICES.Appropriates funds for the Hawaii keiki: healthy and ready to learn program.2/15/2019 S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM.BAKER, S. CHANG, English, Inouye, K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran, J.Keohokalole, Kidani, Kim, Moriwaki, Nishihara, Riviere, ShimabukuroEDU, WAM0
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HB0005HIPHIYesMonitorRELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE.Increases the minimum wage to $11.50 per hour in 2020, $13.00 per hour in 2021, and $14.60 per hour in 2022.H 1/22/2019: Referred to LAB, FIN, referral sheet 2HOLT, GATES, HASHIMOTO, QUINLAN, TODDLAB, FIN1
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HB0177CTFHNoStrongly SupportRELATING TO TOBACCO PRODUCTS.Repeals the State's preemptory powers over the regulation of tobacco products. Clarifies the county powers to adopt and enforce ordinances and rules.H 1/22/2019: Referred to HLT, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 2SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party)HLT, CPC, FIN1
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HB0185OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO TRAFFIC CONTROL.Prohibits drivers of vehicles in a county with a population greater than 500,000 from making any turns while a traffic control device facing oncoming traffic displays a red signal.H 1/22/2019: Referred to TRN, JUD, referral sheet 2SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party)TRN, JUD1
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HB0187OPTFYesMonitorRELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.Establishes the photo red light imaging detector systems program. Authorizes counties to administer the program. Requires fines collected for violations on a county highway to be transmitted to the appropriate county after expenses are deducted.H 1/22/2019: Referred to TRN, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 2SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party)TRN, JUD, FIN1
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HB0195CTFHNoStrongly SupportRELATING TO COUNTY AUTHORITY ON THE SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS.Allows counties to adopt and enforce additional ordinances that regulate the sale or use of cigarettes, tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices. Requires county ordinances to be no less protective of public health than state law. Repeals statute that preempts local smoking ordinances and regulations and voids any local law or regulation that conflicts with state smoking laws.H 1/22/2019: Referred to HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN, referral sheet 2SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party)HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN1
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HB0236OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO SIDEWALKS.Establishes and appropriates funds for a Safe School Sidewalks Program that requires each county to maintain, repair, and construct sidewalks in school zones and other areas of significant school-related pedestrian traffic. Requires each county to annually report on the status of the program.H 1/22/2019: Referred to TRN/LHE, FIN, referral sheet 3PERRUSO, NAKASHIMA, TAKAYAMA, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITATRN/LHE, FIN1
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HB0291HIPHINoMonitorRELATING TO MARIJUANA.Authorizes the counties to adopt ordinances to legalize marijuana cultivation, possession, sale, transfer, and use, for persons over the age of twenty-one. Clarifies that medical use of cannabis laws and penal code provisions pertaining to drug and intoxicating compounds offenses do not apply to counties that have adopted ordinances legalizing marijuana and adopted administrative rules to regulate marijuana.H 1/22/2019: Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 3SAN BUENAVENTURA, BROWER, C. LEE, MIZUNOJUD, FIN1
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HB0331CTFHNoStrongly OpposeRELATING TO TAXATION.Amends the excise tax rate on large cigars.2/12/2019 H The committee(s) on CPC recommend(s) that the measure be deferred.NAKAMURA (Introduced by request of another party)CPC, FIN1
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HB0359OPTFYesStrongly SupportRELATING TO HEALTHY BEVERAGES FOR CHILDREN.Requires restaurants that sell children's meals that include a beverage to make the default beverage a healthy beverage.H 1/22/2019: Referred to HLT, CPC, referral sheet 3SAIKIHLT, CPC1
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HB0381HIPHIYesMonitorRELATING TO HEALTH.Requires the advisory committee to meet bi-annually.

Original: Codifies certain developmental disabilities under the Department of Health.
2/8/2019 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Nakamura, Thielen excused (3).MIZUNO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, MATAYOSHI, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, OHNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, DeCoiteHLT, CPC, FIN1
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HB0387CTFHYesStrongly SupportRELATING TO HEALTH.Prohibits the shipment of tobacco products, and the transport of tobacco products ordered or purchased through a remote sale, to anyone other than a licensee. Makes all provisions of the cigarette tax and tobacco tax law that relate to tobacco products applicable to e-liquid. Increases the license fee for wholesalers or dealers and the retail tobacco permit fee. Amends the taxes on cigarettes and tobacco products. Increases the excise tax for each cigarette or little cigar sold, used, or possessed by a wholesaler or dealer. Increases the excise tax on the wholesale price of each article or item of tobacco products, other than large cigars, sold by the wholesaler or dealer.2/13/2019 H The committee(s) on CPC recommend(s) that the measure be deferred.MIZUNO, AQUINO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, CULLEN, DECOITE, HAR, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, MATAYOSHI, MORIKAWA, OHNO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMANE, OkimotoHLT, CPC, FIN1
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HB0429OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO TAXATION.Provides that, for counties with a population equal to or less than 500,000 that adopt a county surcharge on state tax ordinance, no less than 50% of the revenues shall be used for public transportation systems and compliance with the ADA.H 1/22/2019: Referred to TRN, FIN, referral sheet 3TODD, CREAGAN, TARNASTRN, FIN1
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HB0473HIPHIMonitorRELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.Establishes the long-term rental assistance pilot program to be administered by the department of health. Appropriates funds for the administration of the pilot program.H 1/22/2019: Referred to HSG/HSH, FIN, referral sheet 3TAKAYAMA, AQUINO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HAR, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WARD, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMASHITAHSG/HSH, FIN1
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HB0610OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX EXEMPTIONS.Exempts certain foods, medical services, and feminine hygiene products from the general excise tax.H 1/24/2019: Referred to HSH/HLT, FIN, referral sheet 5WARD, MATSUMOTO, MCDERMOTT, OKIMOTO, THIELENHSH/HLT, FIN1
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HB0637OPTFNoFarm to School Hui SupportsRELATING TO GARDENS.Authorizes the department of education and Hawaii community development authority to develop programs that provide incentives to establish gardens on school campuses and within housing projects and communities.H 1/24/2019: Referred to AGR/LHE/WLH, FIN, referral sheet 5WILDBERGER, AQUINO, ELI, GATES, HASHEM, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, KONG, C. LEE, LOWEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, OHNO, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, D. Kobayashi, TokiokaAGR/LHE/WLH, FIN1
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HB0686HIPHIRELATING TO VACCINATIONS.Clarifies that pharmacists may perform certain vaccinations or immunizations and are required to maintain immunization records.H 1/24/2019: Referred to HLT, CPC, referral sheet 5MIZUNOHLT, CPC1
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HB0708HIPHIMonitorRELATING TO CANNABIS.Legalizes the personal use, possession, and sale of cannabis in a specified quantity. Requires licensing to operate cannabis establishments. Subjects cannabis establishments to excise taxes and income taxes.H 1/24/2019: Referred to HLT, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 5C. LEE, GATES, LUKE, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TODD, WILDBERGER, YamashitaHLT, JUD, FIN1
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HB0727HIPHIYesSupportRELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE.Increases the minimum wage annually starting January 1, 2020. Beginning September 30, 2024, and thereafter, requires the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to calculate an adjusted minimum wage rate to the nearest five cents using the Honolulu Region Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, subject to certain conditions. Repeals the tip credit.H 1/28/2019: Referred to LAB, FIN, referral sheet 6PERRUSO, AQUINO, BROWER, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, MIZUNO, TODD, WILDBERGER, Eli, Gates, McKelvey, Nakashima, San BuenaventuraLAB, FIN1
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HB0787Oral HealthYesStrongly Support
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO RESTORE ADULT DENTAL BENEFITS TO MEDICAID ENROLLEES.
Makes an appropriation to the department of human services to restore adult dental benefits to medicaid enrollees. Requires federal matching funds.H 1/28/2019: Referred to HSH/HLT, FIN, referral sheet 6SAN BUENAVENTURA, MIZUNOHSH/HLT, FIN1
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HB0803OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO SCHOOL BASED HEALTH.Requires the department of education to develop an evidence-based vision screening and eye assessment system for children in pre-kindergarten through grade twelve. Appropriates funds.H 1/28/2019: Referred to LHE, FIN, referral sheet 6BELATTILHE, FIN1
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HB0825CTFHNoStrongly SupportRELATING TO SMOKING.Transfers regulation of electronic smoking devices from AG's office to DOTAX. Establishes procedures for licensing and permitting of electronic smoking device retailers. Increases tobacco licensing and permitting fees. Allocates $200,000 of new e-liquid excise tax to the Hawaii tobacco prevention and control trust fund.2/1/2019 H Re-referred to HLT, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 10B. KOBAYASHI, KITAGAWA, MatayoshiHLT, CPC, FIN1
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HB0880CTFHNoMonitorRELATING TO KUPUNA CARE.Specifies that ten per cent of the moneys in the Hawaii tobacco settlement special fund shall be allocated to and expended by the department of health for purposes of the kupuna care program and the kupuna caregivers program. Specifies that the allotment of tobacco settlement moneys shall not supplant the base budget of the executive office on aging.2/6/2019 H The committee(s) on HLT/HSH recommend(s) that the measure be deferred.TAKAYAMA, GATESHLT/HSH, JUD, FIN1
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HB0906Oral HealthYesStrongly SupportRELATING TO DENTAL HEALTH.Restores basic adult dental health benefits to Medicaid enrollees. Appropriates funds for this purpose.H 1/28/2019: Referred to HSH/HLT, FIN, referral sheet 6GATES, BROWER, ELI, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, C. LEE, MATAYOSHI, MORIKAWA, QUINLAN, TODDHSH/HLT, FIN1
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HB1018CTFHNoSupportRELATING TO THE SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS.Clarifies that liability for illegally selling tobacco products to persons under 21 is borne by the retail entity or individual who holds a valid permit to sell tobacco products, as opposed to an employee.H 1/28/2019: Referred to HLT, JUD, referral sheet 6SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party)HLT, JUD1
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HB1019CTFHNoStrongly SupportRELATING TO COUNTY AUTHORITY ON THE SALE AND USE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS.Amends provisions relating to the preemption of local laws or ordinances that regulate the sale and use of cigarettes, tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices.H 1/28/2019: Referred to HLT, JUD, referral sheet 6SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party)HLT, JUD1
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HB1021CTFHYesStrongly SupportRELATING TO FLAVORED TOBACCO PRODUCTS.Prohibits the sale, offering for sale, furnishing, or distribution of any flavored tobacco product within the State effective 01/01/2020.H 1/28/2019: Referred to HLT, CPC, referral sheet 6SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party)HLT, CPC1
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HB1047CTFHYesStrongly SupportRELATING TO ELECTRONIC SMOKING.Repeals sections 4 and 5 of Act 206, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, which created an electronic smoking device retailer registration unit within the Department of the Attorney General and created a fine for delivery sales of electronic smoking devices to persons under the age of twenty-one. Amends chapter 245, Hawaii Revised Statutes, by clearly classifying e-liquid and electronic smoking devices containing e-liquid as tobacco products subject to the tobacco tax.H 1/28/2019: Referred to HLT, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 6SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party)HLT, JUD, FIN1
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HB1092OPTFYesMonitorRELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.Establishes the photo red light imaging detector systems program, effective 7/1/2020. Authorizes counties to administer the program. Establishes the photo red light imaging detector systems program special fund. Requires fines collected for violations on a county highway to be expended for the establishment, operation, management, and maintenance of the program in the county from which the fines were collected. Appropriates funds.H 1/28/2019: Referred to TRN, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 6AQUINOTRN, JUD, FIN1
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HB1158OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO COUNTY SIDEWALKS.Requires that any county-owned street along which are six or more homes include one or more sidewalks. Provides grants-in-aid to the counties for the purpose of building sidewalks along existing county-owned streets.H 1/28/2019: Referred to TRN, FIN, referral sheet 6OHNO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, GATES, ICHIYAMA, C. LEE, MATAYOSHI, MCDERMOTT, MORIKAWA, QUINLAN, TAKAYAMA, TODD, WOODSON, Belatti, Brower, Lowen, Matsumoto, Nakashima, San BuenaventuraTRN, FIN1
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HB1235OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO PEDESTRIAN SAFETY.Directs the Department of Education to require each student from kindergarten through grade 12 to take a pedestrian-safety course annually.H 1/28/2019: Referred to LHE, FIN, referral sheet 6GATES, BROWER, OHNO, QUINLAN, TODD, Hashimoto, Morikawa, NakashimaLHE, FIN1
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HB1284CTFHNoStrongly SupportRELATING TO PUBLIC HEALTH.Limits the State's preemption of local ordinances that regulate the sale of cigarettes, tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices to allow the counties to enact ordinances more stringent than state law.2/7/2019 H Re-referred to HLT, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 17C. LEE, BROWER, ELI, GATES, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, QUINLAN, SAIKI, TAKUMI, THIELEN, TODD, WILDBERGERHLT, LAB, JUD1
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HB1509CTFHNoMonitorRELATING TO CIGARETTES.Progressively bans the sale of cigarettes by raising the minimum age of persons to whom cigarettes may be legally sold to 30 years of age in 2020, 40 years of age in 2021, 50 years of age in 2022, 60 years of age in 2023, and then 100 years of age in 2024.2/7/2019 H The committees on HLT recommend that the measure be HELD. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Mizuno, B. Kobayashi, Belatti, San Buenaventura, Say, Tokioka, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Nakamura.CREAGAN, MIZUNO, THIELENHLT, CPC/JUD, FIN1
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HB1515HIPHINoMonitorRELATING TO MARIJUANA.Prohibits the provision of marijuana and related compounds to minors under 18. Prohibits minors under 18 from purchasing marijuana or related compounds. Prohibits cultivation of marijuana on state or county property. Authorizes cultivation of marijuana on private property under certain conditions. Prohibits sharing proceeds from marijuana cultivation with criminal groups. Establishes fines for violations. Repeals other criminal penalties related to possession, cultivation, distribution, and use of marijuana and related compounds.1/28/2019 H Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 6SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party)JUD, FIN1
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HB1570OPTFNoMonitorRELATING TO PEDESTRIAN SAFETY IN CROSSWALKS.Requires the department of transportation to establish a policy that prioritizes improvements to crosswalks located in areas with frequent pedestrian injuries and fatalities and considers installing additional safety features.1/28/2019 H Referred to TRN/PVM, FIN, referral sheet 6WARD, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, HASHEM, MIZUNO, QUINLAN, SAY, WILDBERGER, D. Kobayashi, Kong, McKelvey, Saiki, San BuenaventuraTRN/PVM, FIN1
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HB1581HIPHINoMonitorRELATING TO CANNABIS.Legalizes the personal use of cannabis for persons twenty-one years of age or older. Requires licensing to operate cannabis establishments. Subjects cannabis establishment to excise taxes. Authorizes the interisland transportation of cannabis. Decriminalizes possession of cannabis. Appropriates funds.2/1/2019 H Re-referred to HLT, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 10WILDBERGER, DECOITE, LOWEN, LUKE, MCKELVEY, PERRUSO, QUINLAN, TAKAYAMA, Hashimoto, D. KobayashiHLT, JUD, FIN1
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SB0004HIPHINoMonitorPROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION TO AMEND THE QUALIFYING AGE OF VOTERS FOR ANY STATE OR LOCAL ELECTION.Proposes a constitutional amendment to lower the qualifying age of voters for any state or local election to sixteen years of age.2/1/2019 S The committee on JDC deferred the measure.S. CHANG, K. RHOADSJDC, WAM1
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