28th Legislature, 2016
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Floor session convene times for Monday, February 8, 2016:
Senate: 9:30 a.m. | House of Representatives: 12:00 p.m.
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Senate District 3
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 407
phone: 808-586-9385
fax: 808-586-9391
sengreen@capitol.hawaii.gov
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District Information
3rd Senatorial District Map - Kona, Ka‘u
Experience
After finishing medical school, Senator Green traveled to South Africa where he worked in missionary hospitals as a volunteer physician, treating a rural population overwhelmed by AIDS and malaria.

Upon completion of his residency training in Family Medicine, Green accepted a position in the National Health Corps to practice medicine in under-served areas of Hawaii. He now practices as an Emergency Room physician on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Awards and Recognition
• 2009/2010 HMA Hawaii Physician of the Year
• 2009 Legislator of the Year, Hawaii Dental Association
• 2008 Outstanding Elected Leader, Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawaii
• 2007 Visionary Leadership Award, American Psychology Association
• 2007 Friend of the Family Award, Hawaii Family Forum and Hawaii Catholic Conference
• 2006 Aloha Spirit Film Festival Award
• 2006 Kulia Award, Hawaii Primary Care Association Legislator of the Year
• 2005 Legislator of the Year, Hawaii Psychological Association
Measures Introduced
 Title
SB13 RELATING TO PSYCHOLOGY.
SB15 RELATING TO MEDIATION AFFECTING JUDICIAL FORECLOSURE.
SB97 RELATING TO NATURAL RESOURCES.
SB112 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE THIRD SENATORIAL DISTRICT.
SB113 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM.
SB115 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB116 SD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII RULES OF EVIDENCE.
SB117 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB121 RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.
SB123 RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.
SB125 RELATING TO RENTAL HOUSING.
SB234 SD1 RELATING TO RETAIL EMPLOYMENT.
SB235 SD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC HEARINGS.
SB236 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB262 SD2 RELATING TO THE NURSING FACILITY SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
SB276 SD2 RELATING TO ELDER AND VULNERABLE ADULTS.
SB277 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB280 RELATING TO BROADBAND.
SB293 RELATING TO PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
SB297 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO IMPLEMENT THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE TASK FORCE ON MOBILITY MANAGEMENT, ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO ACT 214, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2013.
SB298 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB299 RELATING TO ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICES.
SB300 SD1 RELATING TO VIOLENCE AGAINST HEALTH CARE PERSONNEL.
SB301 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB302 SD1 RELATING TO DRUG OVERDOSE PREVENTION.
SB303 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB304 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB305 SD1 RELATING TO USE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND E-CIGARETTES ON HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION PREMISES.
SB306 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB307 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB308 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH CORPS LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM.
SB309 SD1 RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH EXAMINATIONS.
SB310 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB311 SD1 RELATING TO HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.
SB315 RELATING TO PARKING FOR DISABLED PERSONS.
SB320 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL DISTRICTS.
SB321 RELATING TO OPERATING A VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN INTOXICANT.
SB323 RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
SB337 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB347 RELATING TO AIR POLLUTION.
SB348 RELATING TO BIODIESEL.
SB350 SD1 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB351 RELATING TO UNEMPLOYMENT.
SB352 SD1 RELATING TO ADOPTION RECORDS.
SB358 SD1 RELATING TO ENERGY.
SB375 SD2 RELATING TO INDUSTRIAL HEMP.
SB377 SD1 RELATING TO FOOD.
SB378 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB379 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO FOOD.
SB380 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB381 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB399 RELATING TO TOBACCO PRODUCTS.
SB401 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB494 SD1 RELATING TO CHILD VISITATION.
SB527 RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING.
SB531 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.
SB534 RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
SB535 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB568 SD1 RELATING TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT STANDARDS BOARD.
SB577 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
SB578 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB580 MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR THE PUNA COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER.
SB581 RELATING TO TAX CREDITS.
SB586 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB588 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB591 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
SB592 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB593 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB598 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB600 MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR KUA O KA LA PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL AND THE HAWAII ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL.
SB602 RELATING TO PARTIAL PUBLIC FINANCING.
SB603 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
SB615 SD1 HD1 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE VI, SECTION 3, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.
SB689 SD1 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
SB692 SD1 RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
SB693 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
SB703 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SOLID WASTE.
SB711 SD1 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB727 SD1 RELATING TO LONG-TERM CARE.
SB728 SD2 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS.
SB731 RELATING TO DEFERRED DEPOSITS.
SB732 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANIES.
SB734 RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
SB735 SD2 RELATING TO NURSES.
SB737 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO CHECK CASHING.
SB749 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING AND AWARENESS PILOT PROGRAM.
SB752 SD1 RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
SB755 RELATING TO JURORS.
SB790 SD1 RELATING TO PROVIDER ORDERS FOR LIFE-SUSTAINING TREATMENT.
SB792 RELATING TO DENTAL HEALTH.
SB793 SD1 RELATING TO THE HEALTH IMPACT OF PESTICIDES.
SB794 RELATING TO INSURANCE.
SB795 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.
SB796 RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.
SB797 RELATING TO THE HEALTH IMPACT OF PESTICIDES.
SB798 SD2 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB799 RELATING TO THE HEALTH IMPACT OF PESTICIDES.
SB800 RELATING TO THE HEALTH IMPACT OF PESTICIDES.
SB801 SD1 RELATING TO THE HEALTH IMPACT OF PESTICIDES.
SB802 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO SMOKING.
SB803 SD1 RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.
SB804 RELATING TO DENTISTRY.
SB805 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB806 SD2 RELATING TO THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
SB807 SD2 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB808 RELATING TO HEALTH SCIENCE EDUCATION.
SB809 SD1 RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION TREATMENT PLANS.
SB810 SD2 RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE ACT.
SB811 RELATING TO LICENSURE OF DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS.
SB812 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO BEHAVIOR SUPPORT REVIEW COMMITTEE FOR PERSONS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL OR INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES.
SB818 SD1 RELATING TO TUBERCULOSIS TESTING.
SB867 RELATING TO THE KAHO‘OLAWE ISLAND RESERVE.
SB869 RELATING TO CREDIT CARDS.
SB870 RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES.
SB872 RELATING TO ELECTRONIC COPIES.
SB874 RELATING TO GENETIC ENGINEERING.
SB875 RELATING TO FOOD LABELING.
SB876 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB877 SD2 RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
SB895 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE.
SB909 RELATING TO SEX TRAFFICKING.
SB924 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH COVERAGE FOR BRAIN INJURIES.
SB926 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF LANGUAGE ACCESS.
SB963 SD1 RELATING TO HEARING AIDS.
SB973 SD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.
SB984 SD2 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SB1033 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB1034 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB1035 RELATING TO THE LA‘I‘OPUA COMMUNITY CENTER.
SB1036 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT.
SB1037 SD2 RELATING TO THE HEALTH IMPACTS OF PESTICIDES.
SB1168 RELATING TO UNDERGROUND STORAGE.
SB1174 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.
SB1175 SD2 RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE HOSPITAL.
SB1176 RELATING TO LICENSURE OF DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS.
SB1178 SD2 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB1229 RELATING TO PAIN MANAGEMENT.
SB1244 SD1 RELATING TO PHARMACY AUDITS.
SB1245 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB1302 SD1 RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES.
SB1325 RELATING TO WASTE MANAGEMENT.
SB1339 RELATING TO THE INTERISLAND HIGH-VOLTAGE ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION CABLE SYSTEM.
SB1355 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.
SB1362 SD1 RELATING TO THE RENTAL ASSISTANCE REVOLVING FUND.
SB2043 RELATING TO SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT.
SB2044 RELATING TO SOLAR ENERGY.
SB2045 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB2046 RELATING TO DRUG OVERDOSE PREVENTION.
SB2047 RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH EXAMINATIONS.
SB2048 RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS.
SB2049 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB2050 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB2051 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB2052 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS.
SB2053 RELATING TO THE USE OF INTOXICANTS WHILE OPERATING A VEHICLE.
SB2054 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB2055 RELATING TO SAFETY HELMETS.
SB2056 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
SB2057 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB2058 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO RESTORE BASIC ADULT DENTAL BENEFITS TO MEDICAID ENROLLEES.
SB2085 RELATING TO AGING.
SB2090 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB2091 RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.
SB2092 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB2093 RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF THE CONVEYANCE TAX COLLECTIONS TO THE RENTAL HOUSING REVOLVING FUND.
SB2161 SD1 RELATING TO THE AHA MOKU ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
SB2162 SD1 RELATING TO HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE.
SB2163 SD1 RELATING TO SERVICE OF PROCESS.
SB2164 RELATING TO ANIMALS.
SB2165 RELATING TO VOTING.
SB2174 RELATING TO SEA URCHINS.
SB2177 RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.
SB2178 RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.
SB2179 RELATING TO DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.
SB2180 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.
SB2181 RELATING TO ACCESS TO TREATMENT FOR TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS.
SB2209 RELATING TO PUBLIC PROCUREMENT.
SB2213 RELATING TO THE NURSING FACILITY SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
SB2214 RELATING TO VOTING.
SB2240 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO REESTABLISH A VECTOR CONTROL BRANCH.
SB2259 RELATING TO VOTING.
SB2262 RELATING TO FORFEITURE.
SB2268 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
SB2270 RELATING TO ANIMALS.
SB2272 RELATING TO LICENSED PROFESSIONALS.
SB2277 RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF HAWAII, INC.
SB2278 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB2279 RELATING TO DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS.
SB2306 RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.
SB2309 RELATING TO SEXUAL ASSAULT.
SB2310 RELATING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE PROTECTIVE ORDERS.
SB2311 RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
SB2312 SD1 RELATING TO THE PENAL CODE.
SB2313 RELATING TO EQUAL PAY.
SB2314 RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF ABUSE OF FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS.
SB2315 SD1 RELATING TO JURY DUTY.
SB2316 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB2317 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB2318 RELATING TO ADDRESS CONFIDENTIALITY.
SB2319 RELATING TO INSURANCE.
SB2321 RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
SB2322 RELATING TO SEX TRAFFICKING.
SB2323 RELATING TO INSURANCE COVERAGE OF HEALTH SCREENINGS.
SB2324 RELATING TO POLICE COMMISSIONS.
SB2325 RELATING TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT STANDARDS BOARD.
SB2326 RELATING TO LICENSURE OF CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL MIDWIVES.
SB2327 RELATING TO COOPERATIVE HOUSING CORPORATIONS.
SB2330 RELATING TO THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
SB2334 RELATING TO HEALTH SCREENINGS.
SB2350 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB2356 SD1 RELATING TO DISPOSITION OF TAX REVENUES.
SB2388 RELATING TO THE JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE SPECIAL FUND.
SB2392 RELATING TO OPIOID ANTAGONISTS.
SB2442 RELATING TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH DAY.
SB2458 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE THIRD SENATORIAL DISTRICT.
SB2459 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB2460 RELATING TO ANIMALS.
SB2461 RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT.
SB2462 SD1 RELATING TO HONOKOHAU SMALL BOAT HARBOR.
SB2463 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT.
SB2464 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB2465 RELATING TO DENGUE FEVER.
SB2466 RELATING TO PROPERTY FORFEITURE.
SB2467 RELATING TO DOMESTIC ANIMALS.
SB2468 RELATING TO AIR POLLUTION CONTROL.
SB2469 RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
SB2470 RELATING TO THE COMMUNITY COLLEGES.
SB2471 RELATING TO A STATE HOSPITAL.
SB2472 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB2473 RELATING TO AIR QUALITY.
SB2474 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB2475 RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
SB2508 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS.
SB2515 RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES.
SB2573 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB2574 RELATING TO GENETICALLY MODIFIED MATERIAL.
SB2575 RELATING TO GENETIC ENGINEERING.
SB2576 RELATING TO GENETIC ENGINEERING.
SB2577 RELATING TO FOOD LABELING.
SB2585 RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE TRAFFIC CODE.
SB2635 RELATING TO FORFEITURE.
SB2667 RELATING TO INSURANCE.
SB2676 RELATING TO PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS.
SB2687 RELATING TO CANCER.
SB2699 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE HAWAII CONSTITUTION TO IMPOSE TERM LIMITS UPON SENATORS AND REPRESENTATIVES.
SB2702 RELATING TO SAFETY.
SB2712 RELATING TO PRIVACY.
SB2713 RELATING TO ACCESS TO TREATMENT FOR TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS.
SB2740 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
SB2741 RELATING TO MALPRACTICE INSURANCE.
SB2742 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB2749 RELATING TO SCHOOL IMPACT FEES.
SB2751 RELATING TO HAZARDS.
SB2755 RELATING TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS AND TRAINING BOARD.
SB2756 RELATING TO FORFEITURE.
SB2947 RELATING TO RENEWABLE HYDROGEN.
SB2948 RELATING TO SHIP REPAIR.
SB2949 RELATING TO ENERGY.
SB2950 RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES.
SB2967 RELATING TO COMMUNITY FOOD FORESTS.
SB2997 RELATING TO STATEWIDE COMMUNITY PLANNING.
SB2998 RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.
SB3006 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
SB3007 RELATING TO SEPSIS.
SB3008 RELATING TO MEDICAL ASSISTANCE.
SB3009 RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.
SB3010 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB3032 RELATING TO FIREARMS INSURANCE.
SB3039 RELATING TO MEDICAID PROVIDERS.
SB3040 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB3041 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.
SB3045 RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
SB3048 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR W.H. SHIPMAN FOR TRAFFIC MODIFICATIONS IN THE SHIPMAN BUSINESS PARK.
SB3060 RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
SB3063 RELATING TO A TRANSITIONAL HOUSING CENTER FOR THE HOMELESS.
SB3071 SD1 RELATING TO THE ACQUISITION OF MAKAI LANDS OF KAPUA IN SOUTH KONA ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII.
SB3072 RELATING TO AN AIRPORT AUTHORITY.
SB3073 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO.
SB3076 RELATING TO STATEWIDE COMMUNITY PLAN.
SB3077 RELATING TO STATEWIDE COMMUNITY PLANNING.
SB3078 RELATING TO LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT.
SCR3 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A WORKING GROUP TO CONDUCT A NEEDS-BASED ASSESSMENT OF FARM WORKER HOUSING THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
SCR4 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO DEVELOP A REAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CURRICULUM.
SCR20 REQUESTING THE HAWAII SISTER-STATE COMMITTEE TO EVALUATE AND DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE INITIATION OF A SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE STATE OF GOA IN THE COUNTRY OF INDIA AND FORWARD ITS RECOMMENDATION TO THE LEGISLATURE, PURSUANT TO SECTION 229-3, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, FOR FURTHER ACTION.
SR5 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ADOPT RULES TO ESTABLISH MINIMUM, SPECIFIC, AND NUMERICAL LICENSED NURSE-TO-PATIENT RATIOS BY LICENSED NURSE CLASSIFICATION AND BY HOSPITAL TYPE FOR ALL HOSPITALS IN THE STATE.