Hawaii State Legislature
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Women's Legislative Caucus
   24 records returned.
Measure Text pdfMeasure StatusCurrent StatusIntroducer(s)Current ReferralCompanion
HB481 HD2 SD1
Insurance; Breast Cancer Detection; Covered Services; Digital Mammography; Breast Tomosynthesis
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Clarifies that the existing health insurance mandate for coverage of low-dose mammography includes coverage for advancing methodologies of digital mammography and breast tomosynthesis. Sunsets June 30, 2024. (SD1)
(S) 3/22/2019- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. KITAGAWA, BELATTI, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HAR, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OHNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, B. Kobayashi CPH, WAM  SB1034
HB482
Sexual Violence; Child Sexual Abuse; Civil Action; Statute of Limitations
RELATING TO SEXUAL VIOLENCE.
Extends the amount of time from the date an act of child sexual abuse occurred for a victim to bring a civil cause of action.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 3 ICHIYAMA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HASHIMOTO, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OHNO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA JUD, FIN  SB1035
HB483 HD2 SD2
Civil Rights; LRB; Education; Discrimination; Title IX; Study
RELATING TO CIVIL RIGHTS.
Effective 1/1/2020, incorporates federal law regarding social groups and youth services organizations, same-sex living facilities, and sex-restricted scholarships and other forms of financial assistance into Act 110, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018. Extends the deadline for the legislative reference bureau to complete the study requested by Act 110 on existing federal Title IX enforcement practices and procedures on the federal level and in other jurisdictions. Requires the legislative reference bureau to make a report to the legislature no later than 8/1/2019. (SD2)
(H) 5/1/2019- Transmitted to Governor. ICHIYAMA, BELATTI, CREAGAN, ELI, HASHIMOTO, LOWEN, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA GVO, JDC  SB1042
HB484 HD2
Insurance; Benefits; Clinical Victim Support Services; Victims of Sexual Violence and Abuse
RELATING TO CLINICAL VICTIM SUPPORT SERVICES.
Clarifies 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. Requires the State Auditor to conduct an impact assessment and to report any findings prior to the Regular Session of 2020. (HB484 HD2)
(H) 2/13/2019- 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) Holt, McDermott, Nakamura, Ward excused (4). OKIMOTO, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OHNO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, B. Kobayashi HLT, CPC, FIN  SB1036
HB485
State Commission on the Status of Women; Human Trafficking; Law Enforcement; Training Program
RELATING TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING.
Requires the State Commission on the Status of Women to establish a statewide training program on the state human trafficking laws for criminal justice personnel.
(H) 2/13/2019- The committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. MATSUMOTO, BELATTI, CREAGAN, ELI, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA JUD, FIN  SB1038
HB486 HD1 SD1
Prostitution; Motion to Vacate
RELATING TO PROSTITUTION.
Permits persons convicted of certain prostitution offenses to file a motion to vacate the conviction if the defendant is not convicted of another offense under the Penal Code within three years of the prostitution offense. (SD1)
(S) 4/24/2019- Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-19 3:15PM in conference room 325. WILDBERGER, BELATTI, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HAR, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OHNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, YAMASHITA JDC  SB1039
HB487
State Commission on the Status of Women; Human Trafficking; Law Enforcement; Database
RELATING TO SEX TRAFFICKING.
Requires the State Commission on the Status of Women to maintain a database on sex trafficking. Requires reports to the Legislature.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 3 ELI, BELATTI, CREAGAN, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA JUD, FIN  SB1040
HB488 HD2 SD1
Employment Practices; Sexual Misconduct; Nondisclosure Agreement
RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.
Prohibits written nondisclosure agreements involving sexual assault and sexual harassment as part of an employee's condition of employment under certain conditions. Prohibits employers from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing sexual harassment or sexual assault. Takes effect 1/1/2050. (SD1)
(S) 3/21/2019- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC. PERRUSO, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OHNO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, B. Kobayashi LCA, JDC  SB1041
HB489
Abuse of Family Member; Domestic Violence; Intimate Partner Violence; Strangulation
RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
Amends the offense of strangulation of a family or household member to include blocking the nose or mouth of the person or applying excessive pressure to the chest. Clarifies that infliction of visible injury is not required to establish the offense.
(H) 2/13/2019- The committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. DECOITE, BELATTI, CREAGAN, ELI, HAR, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OHNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, B. Kobayashi JUD  SB1037
HB490 HD1
Licensure; Midwives; Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE LICENSURE OF MIDWIVES.
Establishes licensure of midwives including scope of practice, professional code of conduct, continuing education requirements, and prescriptive drug authority. Appropriates funds from the compliance resolution fund. Exempts traditional birth attendants and Native Hawaiian healers from licensure requirements. (HB490 HD1)
(H) 2/15/2019- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Cachola, McKelvey, Perruso, San Buenaventura, Wildberger voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) McDermott, Tokioka, Ward voting no (3) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5). BELATTI, DECOITE, ELI, HAR, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OHNO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA HLT, CPC  SB1033
HCR5
Sexual Harassment and Assault; Access to Courts; Safe Work Places
REQUESTING MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO AMEND FEDERAL LAW TO ENSURE THAT VICTIMS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SEXUAL ASSAULT WHO MIGHT OTHERWISE BE FORCED INTO ARBITRATION AND SILENCE INSTEAD HAVE ACCESS TO THE COURTS.
(H) 3/28/2019- Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, C. Lee excused (2). ICHIYAMA, BELATTI, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HASHIMOTO, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OHNO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA JUD, FIN  HR6
HR6
Sexual Harassment and Assault; Access to Courts; Safe Work Places
REQUESTING MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO AMEND FEDERAL LAW TO ENSURE THAT VICTIMS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SEXUAL ASSAULT WHO MIGHT OTHERWISE BE FORCED INTO ARBITRATION AND SILENCE INSTEAD HAVE ACCESS TO THE COURTS.
(H) 3/28/2019- Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, C. Lee excused (2). ICHIYAMA, BELATTI, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HASHIMOTO, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OHNO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA JUD, FIN  HCR5
SB1033 SD2 HD2
Licensure; Midwives; DCCA; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO THE LICENSURE OF MIDWIVES.
Establishes licensure of midwives. Temporarily exempts birth attendants and exempts Native Hawaiian healers from licensure requirements. Establishes task force. Appropriates funds. (SB1033 HD2)
(S) 5/1/2019- Act 032, 04/30/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1133). BAKER, S. CHANG, DELA CRUZ, FEVELLA, GABBARD, INOUYE, J.KEOHOKALOLE, KIDANI, KIM, NISHIHARA, L. THIELEN, English, Kanuha, Kouchi, Riviere, Shimabukuro HLT, FIN  HB490
SB1034 SD1 HD1
Insurance; Covered Services; Digital Mammography; Breast Tomosynthesis
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
Clarifies that the existing health insurance mandate for coverage of low-dose mammography includes coverage for advancing methodologies of digital mammography and breast tomosynthesis. Sunsets June 30, 2024. (SB1034 HD1)
(H) 4/17/2019- Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 907). INOUYE, BAKER, S. CHANG, DELA CRUZ, FEVELLA, GABBARD, KANUHA, J.KEOHOKALOLE, KIDANI, KIM, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, English, Kouchi, Riviere, Shimabukuro HLT, CPC, FIN  HB481
SB1035 SD1
Sexual Violence; Child Sexual Abuse; Civil Action; Statute of Limitations
RELATING TO SEXUAL VIOLENCE.
Repeals the civil statute of limitations for child sexual abuse. (SD1)
(H) 3/7/2019- Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 27 SHIMABUKURO, BAKER, DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, FEVELLA, GABBARD, HARIMOTO, INOUYE, KANUHA, J.KEOHOKALOLE, KIDANI, KIM, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, L. THIELEN, S. Chang, Kouchi JUD, FIN  HB482
SB1036 SD1 HD1
Insurance; Benefits; Clinical Victim Support Services; Victims of Sexual Violence and Abuse
RELATING TO CLINICAL VICTIM SUPPORT SERVICES.
Clarifies 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, fraternal benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations. (SB1036 HD1)
(H) 3/22/2019- Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Quinlan, Yamane excused (2). BAKER, S. CHANG, DELA CRUZ, FEVELLA, INOUYE, J.KEOHOKALOLE, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, English, Gabbard, Kanuha, Kouchi, Shimabukuro, L. Thielen, Wakai HLT, CPC, FIN  HB484
SB1037 SD1 HD1 CD1
Abuse of Family Member; Domestic Violence; Strangulation; Bodily Injury
RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
Amends the offense of abuse of family or household member by amending the type of physical abuse that constitutes strangulation to include blocking the nose and mouth or applying pressure to the chest. Clarifies that infliction of a visible bodily injury is not required to establish the offense. (CD1)
(S) 5/3/2019- Enrolled to Governor. INOUYE, S. CHANG, DELA CRUZ, FEVELLA, KIDANI, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, Baker, English, Gabbard, J.Keohokalole, Kim, Kouchi, Nishihara, Riviere, Shimabukuro JUD  HB489
SB1038
State Commission on the Status of Women; Human Trafficking; Law Enforcement; Training Program
RELATING TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING.
Requires the State Commission on the Status of Women to establish a statewide training program on the state human trafficking laws for criminal justice personnel.
(S) 2/13/2019- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to JDC/WAM. L. THIELEN, BAKER, S. CHANG, DELA CRUZ, FEVELLA, GABBARD, INOUYE, J.KEOHOKALOLE, KIDANI, KIM, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, Kanuha, Kouchi, Riviere, Shimabukuro GVO/PSM, JDC/WAM  HB485
SB1039 HD1 CD1
Prostitution; Motion to Vacate
RELATING TO PROSTITUTION.
Permits persons convicted of certain prostitution offenses to file a motion to vacate the conviction if the defendant is not convicted of another offense under the Penal Code within three years of the prostitution offense and without regard to the defendant's status as a victim of trafficking or promoting prostitution. (CD1)
(S) 5/6/2019- Enrolled to Governor. KIM, BAKER, S. CHANG, DELA CRUZ, INOUYE, J.KEOHOKALOLE, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, English, Fevella, Kanuha, Kouchi, Shimabukuro JUD  HB486
SB1040 SD1
State Commission on the Status of Women; Human Trafficking; Law Enforcement; Database
RELATING TO SEX TRAFFICKING.
Requires the State Commission on the Status of Women to maintain a database on sex trafficking. Requires reports to the Legislature. (SD1)
(S) 2/15/2019- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC. MORIWAKI, BAKER, S. CHANG, DELA CRUZ, FEVELLA, GABBARD, INOUYE, KANUHA, J.KEOHOKALOLE, KIDANI, KIM, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, English, Kouchi, Riviere, Shimabukuro PSM, JDC  HB487
SB1041 SD2 HD2
Employment Practices; Sexual Misconduct; Nondisclosure Agreement
RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.
Prohibits written nondisclosure agreements involving sexual assault and sexual harassment as part of an employee's conditions of employment. Prohibits employers from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing sexual harassment or sexual assault. (SB1041 HD2)
(S) 4/24/2019- Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-25-19 2:00PM in conference room 423. L. THIELEN, BAKER, S. CHANG, DELA CRUZ, FEVELLA, INOUYE, J.KEOHOKALOLE, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, Gabbard, Kanuha, Kouchi, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Wakai LAB, JUD  HB488
SB1042 SD1
LRB; Education; Civil Rights; Discrimination; Sex; Sexual Orientation; Gender Identity; Gender Expression; Study
RELATING TO CIVIL RIGHTS.
Requires the Legislative Reference Bureau to submit by 3/1/2019, a report studying how other jurisdictions oversee Title IX enforcement. (SD1)
(S) 2/21/2019- The committee on JDC deferred the measure. KIDANI, BAKER, S. CHANG, DELA CRUZ, FEVELLA, GABBARD, INOUYE, KANUHA, J.KEOHOKALOLE, KIM, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, L. THIELEN, English, Kouchi, Riviere, Shimabukuro GVO, JDC  HB483
SCR12 HD1
Sexual Harassment and Assault; Access to Courts; Safe Work Places
REQUESTING MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO AMEND FEDERAL LAW TO ENSURE THAT VICTIMS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SEXUAL ASSAULT WHO MIGHT OTHERWISE BE FORCED INTO ARBITRATION AND SILENCE INSTEAD HAVE ACCESS TO THE COURTS.
(H) 4/15/2019- Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Eli, Gates, Holt, Nakamura excused (4). L. THIELEN, BAKER, S. CHANG, DELA CRUZ, FEVELLA, INOUYE, J.KEOHOKALOLE, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, English, Gabbard, Kanuha, Kim, Kouchi, Shimabukuro JUD, FIN  HCR5
SR11
Sexual Harassment and Assault; Access to Courts; Safe Work Places
REQUESTING MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO AMEND FEDERAL LAW TO ENSURE THAT VICTIMS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SEXUAL ASSAULT WHO MIGHT OTHERWISE BE FORCED INTO ARBITRATION AND SILENCE INSTEAD HAVE ACCESS TO THE COURTS.
(S) 4/4/2019- Report and Resolution Adopted. L. THIELEN, BAKER, S. CHANG, DELA CRUZ, FEVELLA, INOUYE, J.KEOHOKALOLE, KIDANI, NISHIHARA, K. RHOADS, English, Gabbard, Kanuha, Kim, Kouchi, Shimabukuro, Wakai PSM, JDC/WAM  HR6