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House District 44
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 323
phone: 808-586-8460
fax: 808-586-8464
repgates@Capitol.hawaii.gov
• Chairman - Wai'anae Coast Neighborhood Board #24
• Board Director - Wai'anae Coast Comprehensive Health Center
• Advisory Board Member - Makaha Elementary School
• Advisory Board Member - Wai'anae High School
• Chief Operating Officer - Active Hawaii Organization
• Vice Chairman - Wai'anae Coast Neighborhood Board #24
• Council Member - Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard's Youth Leadership Council

• 2015- Certificate of Recognition by The United State Congress for advocating for social justice and civil liberties relating to transportation and public infrastructure needs of rural communities such as Wai'anae.
• 2014- Certificate of Recognition by Honolulu City Council for his Community outreach and advocacy
• 2013- Hawaii's Outstanding Children and Youth Advocate of the Year, Governor Neil Abercrombie and Hawaii State Legislature
Measures Introduced
 Title
HB32 HD1 RELATING TO ANIMAL FUR PRODUCTS.
HB72 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO ELECTRIC FOOT SCOOTERS.
HB73 HD2 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO EMERGENCY WORKERS.
HB74 RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON AGRICULTURAL USES AND ACTIVITIES.
HB75 HD1 RELATING TO GRANTS.
HB76 RELATING TO COUNTIES.
HB78 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO THE UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION OF HIGH-VOLTAGE ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION LINES.
HB79 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB80 HD1 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO THE LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT.
HB82 RELATING TO FAMILY COURT.
HB83 RELATING TO INTERNET SERVICES.
HB84 RELATING TO THE USE OF FORCE IN SELF-PROTECTION.
HB112 RELATING TO WASTEWATER SYSTEMS.
HB126 RELATING TO CULTURE.
HB127 RELATING TO MUSEUMS.
HB128 RELATING TO CULTURE.
HB129 RELATING TO ART.
HB130 RELATING TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS.
HB228 RELATING TO UNITED STATES SENATOR DANIEL K. INOUYE DAY.
HB229 HD1 RELATING TO UNITED STATES SENATOR DANIEL K. AKAKA DAY.
HB235 RELATING TO SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM INCENTIVES.
HB236 RELATING TO COFFEE PEST CONTROL.
HB294 RELATING TO INTOXICANTS.
HB311 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO THE NURSING FACILITY SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
HB385 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
HB406 RELATING TO THE HAWAII NATIONAL GUARD.
HB422 RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.
HB444 PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLES VIII AND X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO AUTHORIZE THE LEGISLATURE TO ESTABLISH A SURCHARGE TO INCREASE FUNDING FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION.
HB473 HD2 RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
HB474 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
HB482 RELATING TO CANNABIS FOR MEDICAL USE.
HB503 HD1 RELATING TO BOARD MEETINGS.
HB504 RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS HOSTING PLATFORMS.
HB505 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB538 RELATING TO FARM ANIMALS.
HB544 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR A CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT AT MAUNA KEA ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII.
HB547 RELATING TO FEDERAL LANDS.
HB568 RELATING TO SEX TRAFFICKING.
HB570 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO SEXUAL ABUSE OF MINORS.
HB581 RELATING TO COMMERCIAL TENANT PROTECTION.
HB595 RELATING TO SEA LEVEL RISE.
HB601 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE TRAFFIC CODE.
HB602 RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES.
HB604 RELATING TO VISION ZERO.
HB606 HD1 SD2 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB608 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
HB609 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB610 RELATING TO GARDENS.
HB611 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION FUNDING.
HB622 RELATING TO BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY.
HB623 HD1 RELATING TO THE BERNICE PAUAHI BISHOP MUSEUM.
HB624 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB625 HD1 RELATING TO THE FESTIVAL OF PACIFIC ARTS.
HB626 RELATING TO WATER CIRCULATION.
HB627 HD1 RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
HB628 RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE STATE COUNCIL ON MENTAL HEALTH.
HB629 RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.
HB630 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB631 HD1 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO FINANCIAL HARDSHIP.
HB632 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB633 RELATING TO VOTING.
HB634 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS.
HB678 HD1 RELATING TO STATE HOLIDAYS.
HB745 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB746 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB778 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB781 RELATING TO STUDENT JOURNALISM.
HB784 RELATING TO TRESPASS.
HB799 RELATING TO PROTECTIONS FOR CHILDREN.
HB800 RELATING TO TRAINING IN NATIVE HAWAIIAN RIGHTS.
HB809 HD2 RELATING TO BROADBAND.
HB810 RELATING TO BROADBAND.
HB811 RELATING TO INDIVIDUAL SPORTS.
HB829 RELATING TO A FOOD HUB PILOT PROGRAM.
HB832 RELATING TO ROADS.
HB833 RELATING TO COMMISSIONED VOLUNTEER ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
HB835 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE NATIONAL GUARD YOUTH CHALLENGE ACADEMY.
HB865 HD1 RELATING TO THE STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION.
HB866 RELATING TO MEDICAID BENEFITS.
HB867 RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.
HB1088 HD3 SD2 RELATING TO COSMETICS.
HB1123 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
HB1124 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
HB1130 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT.
HB1131 HD1 RELATING TO THE STATE BUILDING CODE COUNCIL.
HB1132 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1136 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB1148 HD1 RELATING TO LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB1149 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO LAND USE.
HB1164 HD1 RELATING TO THE BERNICE PAUAHI BISHOP MUSEUM.
HB1165 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1177 RELATING TO TAX CREDITS.
HB1178 RELATING TO TAX CREDITS.
HB1193 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE STATE.
HB1194 RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE TRAFFIC CODE.
HB1195 RELATING TO HIGHWAYS.
HB1222 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB1230 RELATING TO HAWAIIAN AS AN OFFICIAL LANGUAGE OF THE STATE OF HAWAI‘I.
HB1232 RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS.
HB1235 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB1266 RELATING TO PUBLIC LAND TRUST FUNDS.
HB1276 HD1 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO STATE PARKS.
HB1277 RELATING TO AN OFFICE OF THE HOUSING ADVOCATE.
HB1286 HD2 RELATING TO TRAVEL.
HB1306 RELATING TO SEXUAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION EDUCATION.
HB1307 RELATING TO FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY.
HB1308 HD1 RELATING TO JUNETEENTH DAY.
HB1309 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1354 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE FORTY-FOURTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
HB1355 HD1 RELATING TO STATE PROCUREMENT REFORM.
HB1356 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB1357 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE.
HB1358 HD1 RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
HB1361 RELATING TO FIRE SAFETY.
HB1362 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO ACCESS TO LEARNING.
HB1364 RELATING TO HEMP.
HB1377 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO CITATIONS.
HCR50 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, IN COORDINATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, TO COLLECT DATA ON LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER, QUEER OR QUESTIONING, PANSEXUAL, ASEXUAL, GENDER NON-CONFORMING, AND INTERSEX YOUTH WHO ARE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE COURTS AND THE HAWAII YOUTH CORRECTIONAL FACILITY.
HCR52 HD1 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO ASSESS WHETHER STATE AGENCIES' ANTI-BULLYING POLICIES AND RECORDS OF INCIDENCES OF BULLYING ARE PROPERLY UPDATED AND EFFECTIVELY UTILIZED.
HCR69 HD1 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO SUBMIT A PETITION TO LIST THE PUEO AS A THREATENED OR ENDANGERED SPECIES UNDER THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT.
HCR70 AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF A LEASE OF CERTAIN SUBMERGED LANDS AT KANEOHE BAY, KANEOHE, OAHU, FOR RECREATIONAL BOAT PIER PURPOSES, BY PUBLIC AUCTION.
HCR71 HD1 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON BUSINESS LIABILITY PROTECTIONS RELATED TO COVID19RELATED CLAIMS.
HCR80 HD1 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION TO PROMOTE TRANSPARENCY AND ENFORCEMENT BY PROVIDING INDIVIDUAL PREMARKET TOBACCO PRODUCT APPLICATION APPLICANT INFORMATION OF HAWAII SELLERS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES.
HCR81 HD1 SD1 URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS, FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, AND HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO TAKE EVERY ACTION NECESSARY TO ADDRESS RAPIDLY INCREASING SAFETY RISKS AND COMMUNITY DISRUPTION RESULTING FROM INSUFFICIENT REGULATION OF TOUR HELICOPTER AND SMALL AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS THROUGHOUT HAWAII SKIES.
HCR94 REQUESTING THE COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA TO EXPLICITLY INCLUDE BUSINESS EDUCATION AND GUIDANCE FOR FARMERS IN ITS MISSION STATEMENT.
HCR95 URGING HAWAII HELICOPTER COMPANIES TO AVOID CONDUCTING NONEMERGENCY FLIGHTS OVER RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOODS.
HCR120 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO EXPLORE CREATION OF A SUSTAINABILITY FUND FOR THE COMMUNITY CARE FOSTER FAMILY HOME AND EXPANDED ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME PROGRAMS.
HCR121 HD1 REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATIONS WITH LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENT PERSONS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER EMERGENCIES AND NATURAL DISASTERS.
HCR123 HD1 SD2 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SCHOOL OF NURSING AND DENTAL HYGIENE TO CONDUCT AN ANALYSIS OF ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES.
HCR124 HD1 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT AN ANALYSIS OF ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS.
HCR127 HD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAII SISTER-STATE COMMITTEE TO EVALUATE AND DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE INITIATION OF A SISTER STATE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII AND THE PREFECTURE OF YAMAGUCHI, JAPAN, AND FORWARD ITS RECOMMENDATION TO THE LEGISLATURE, PURSUANT TO SECTION 2293, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, FOR FURTHER ACTION.
HCR135 RECOGNIZING MEKIA KEALAKAI'S BIRTHDAY OF OCTOBER 15 AS ROYAL HAWAIIAN TROUBADOURS DAY.
HCR143 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A WORKING GROUP TO CONDUCT A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF THE STATE'S LAWS FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEVELOPING LEGISLATION TO ESTABLISH A STATE-OPERATED BANK.
HCR145 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO PRIORITIZE CLEAR, CONSISTENT, AND ACCESSIBLE COMMUNICATION WITH UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT APPLICANTS.
HCR151 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO INCREASE ITS INVESTMENT IN COMPREHENSIVE OFFENDER REENTRY TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR INDIVIDUALS EXITING CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.
HCR153 HD1 URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO CONSIDER HAWAII RESIDENTS WITH EXPERIENCE SERVING IN THE POSITION OF TEACHER OR HIGHER IN HAWAII'S PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM AS PART OF THE QUALIFIED CANDIDATE POOL TO SERVE AS SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION OF HAWAII'S PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
HCR154 SD1 CONDEMNING ALL FORMS OF ANTI-ASIAN SENTIMENT AS RELATED TO COVID-19; URGING GREATER INVESTMENT IN FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL RESOURCES TO DEVELOP AND SUPPORT COMMUNITYWIDE SOLUTIONS; AND REQUESTING THE CIVIL RIGHTS DIVISION OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE TO IDENTIFY AND ANALYZE INCIDENTS BASED ON ANTI-ASIAN AND ANTI-PACIFIC ISLANDER SENTIMENT AND DISPROPORTIONATE NUMBERS OF HOMICIDES OF ASIAN-AMERICANS AND PACIFIC ISLANDERS BY LAW ENFORCEMENT.
HCR162 HD1 SD1 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO WORK WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, AND JUDICIARY TO SUBMIT A PLAN TO ACCOUNT FOR GENDER IDENTITY WITH RESPECT TO INCARCERATED AND COURT-INVOLVED YOUTH AND WORK WITH THE SEXUAL AND GENDER MINORITY WORKGROUP WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ADDRESS THE INCIDENCE OF LGBTQI YOUTH IN THE JUVENILE AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS.
HCR163 HD1 SD1 REQUESTING THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ENTER INTO A LONG-TERM WATER LEASE WITH THE WAI‘OLI VALLEY TARO HUI FOR THE HUI'S EXISTING USE OF WATER FROM WAI‘OLI STREAM VIA DIRECT NEGOTIATION, UPON ITS COMPLETION OF REQUIREMENTS PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 343, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
HCR164 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A RETIREMENT SAVINGS TASK FORCE TO ASSESS THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A HAWAII RETIREMENT SAVINGS PROGRAM.
HCR165 REQUESTING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO DEVELOP AN IMPLEMENTATION PLAN BASED ON TOURISM HOT SPOTS IDENTIFIED IN COUNTY DESTINATION MANAGEMENT ACTION PLANS.
HCR166 HD2 SD1 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT KAPAA, KAWAIHAU, KAUAI, FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A SANDBAG GROIN AND FOR USE, REPAIR, AND MAINTENANCE OF THE IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED THEREON.
HCR167 HD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO CONVENE A MULTI-AGENCY AFFORDABLE HOUSING TASK FORCE TO DETERMINE A UNIFORM DEFINITION OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN THE STATE.
HCR170 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ENSURE THAT THE DEPARTMENT'S ANNUAL BUDGET REQUEST TO THE LEGISLATURE INCLUDES ADEQUATE FUNDING FOR HAWAIIAN EDUCATION.
HCR180 SD1 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, MAYOR OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, AND HONOLULU CITY COUNCIL TO REROUTE FARRINGTON HIGHWAY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE 1998 MAKAHA BEACH PARK MASTER PLAN.
HCR181 HD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAII SISTER-STATE COMMITTEE TO EVALUATE AND DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE INITIATION OF A SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE CITY OF AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND.
HCR182 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO CREATE A STATUTORY DEFINITION OF CREATIVE WORKERS AND DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS ON HOW THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX MAY BE USED TO ASSIST CREATIVE WORKERS.
HCR183 HD1 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A CREATIVE RESURGENCE TASK FORCE TO BUILD AND FOSTER CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION THROUGH THE ARTS, CULTURE, AND HUMANITIES.
HCR184 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO PRIORITIZE THE TESTING AND RESEARCHING OF THE FECAL INDICATOR BACTERIA LEVELS AND ANY OTHER POLLUTANTS OF THE BEACH SAND AT POKAI BAY ON OAHU'S LEEWARD COAST.
HCR185 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO ESTABLISH A REGISTRY OF CREATIVE ARTIST GIG WORKERS TO ENABLE THE WORKERS TO ACCESS UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS THROUGH THE PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
HCR186 URGING STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT ENTITIES, INCLUDING THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, SHERIFF DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, AND HARBORS DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TO COLLABORATE WITH THE DIVISION OF CONSERVATION AND RESOURCES ENFORCEMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO SUPPORT ITS MISSION IN THIS TIME OF NEED.
HCR187 HD1 REQUESTING THE COUNTIES TO DEVELOP AN OPTION TO ALLOW HAWAII RESIDENTS TO REMIT MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION TAXES AND FEES ON A PRO-RATED BIANNUAL BASIS.
HCR188 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION, AND HAWAII EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY, TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO RECOMMEND TO THE LEGISLATURE HOW TO SUPPORT GREATER LOCAL PRODUCTION OF FOOD.
HCR189 HD1 SD1 EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR AND URGING THE INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC REPATRIATION OF NATIVE HAWAIIAN ART, CULTURAL ITEMS, AND IWI KUPUNA.
HR39 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, IN COORDINATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, TO COLLECT DATA ON LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER, QUEER OR QUESTIONING, PANSEXUAL, ASEXUAL, GENDER NON-CONFORMING, AND INTERSEX YOUTH WHO ARE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE COURTS AND THE HAWAII YOUTH CORRECTIONAL FACILITY.
HR41 HD1 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO ASSESS WHETHER STATE AGENCIES' ANTI-BULLYING POLICIES AND RECORDS OF INCIDENCES OF BULLYING ARE PROPERLY UPDATED AND EFFECTIVELY UTILIZED.
HR58 HD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO SUBMIT A PETITION TO LIST THE PUEO AS A THREATENED OR ENDANGERED SPECIES UNDER THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT.
HR59 AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF A LEASE OF CERTAIN SUBMERGED LANDS AT KANEOHE BAY, KANEOHE, OAHU, FOR RECREATIONAL BOAT PIER PURPOSES, BY PUBLIC AUCTION.
HR60 HD1 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON BUSINESS LIABILITY PROTECTIONS RELATED TO COVID19RELATED CLAIMS.
HR67 HD1 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION TO PROMOTE TRANSPARENCY AND ENFORCEMENT BY PROVIDING INDIVIDUAL PREMARKET TOBACCO PRODUCT APPLICATION APPLICANT INFORMATION OF HAWAII SELLERS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES.
HR68 HD1 URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS, FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, AND HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO TAKE EVERY ACTION NECESSARY TO ADDRESS RAPIDLY INCREASING SAFETY RISKS AND COMMUNITY DISRUPTION RESULTING FROM INSUFFICIENT REGULATION OF RAPIDLY INCREASING OPERATIONS OF TOUR HELICOPTERS AND SMALL AIRCRAFT THROUGHOUT HAWAII SKIES.
HR79 REQUESTING THE COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA TO EXPLICITLY INCLUDE BUSINESS EDUCATION AND GUIDANCE FOR FARMERS IN ITS MISSION STATEMENT.
HR80 URGING HAWAII HELICOPTER COMPANIES TO AVOID CONDUCTING NONEMERGENCY FLIGHTS OVER RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOODS.
HR96 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO EXPLORE CREATION OF A SUSTAINABILITY FUND FOR THE COMMUNITY CARE FOSTER FAMILY HOME AND EXPANDED ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME PROGRAMS.
HR97 HD1 REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATIONS WITH LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENT PERSONS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER EMERGENCIES AND NATURAL DISASTERS.
HR99 HD1 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A WORKING GROUP TO DETERMINE THE GAPS IN ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE AND THE POTENTIAL ROLE ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES MAY PLAY IN ADDRESSING THESE GAPS.
HR100 HD1 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT AN ANALYSIS OF ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS.
HR115 RECOGNIZING MEKIA KEALAKAI'S BIRTHDAY OF OCTOBER 15 AS ROYAL HAWAIIAN TROUBADOURS DAY.
HR121 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A WORKING GROUP TO CONDUCT A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF THE STATE'S LAWS FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEVELOPING LEGISLATION TO ESTABLISH A STATE-OPERATED BANK.
HR127 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO INCREASE ITS INVESTMENT IN COMPREHENSIVE OFFENDER REENTRY TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR INDIVIDUALS EXITING CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.
HR129 HD1 URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO CONSIDER HAWAII RESIDENTS WITH EXPERIENCE SERVING IN THE POSITION OF TEACHER OR HIGHER IN HAWAII'S PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM AS PART OF THE QUALIFIED CANDIDATE POOL TO SERVE AS SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION OF HAWAII'S PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
HR130 CONDEMNING ALL FORMS OF ANTI-ASIAN SENTIMENT AS RELATED TO COVID-19 AND URGING GREATER INVESTMENT IN FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL RESOURCES TO DEVELOP AND SUPPORT COMMUNITYWIDE SOLUTIONS.
HR138 HD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES; DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, VIA THE BEHAVIORAL RISK FACTOR SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM; AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, VIA THE YOUTH RISK BEHAVIOR SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM, TO COLLECT INFORMATION ON THE SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, AND GENDER IDENTITY AND GENDER EXPRESSION OF RESPONDENTS, INCLUDING RESPONDENTS WHO ARE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE COURTS AND THE HAWAII YOUTH CORRECTIONAL FACILITY.
HR139 HD1 REQUESTING THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ENTER INTO A LONG-TERM WATER LEASE WITH WAI‘OLI VALLEY TARO HUI FOR THE HUI'S EXISTING USE OF WATER FROM WAI‘OLI STREAM VIA DIRECT NEGOTIATION, UPON COMPLETION OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF CHAPTER 343, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
HR140 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A RETIREMENT SAVINGS TASK FORCE TO ASSESS THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A HAWAII RETIREMENT SAVINGS PROGRAM.
HR141 REQUESTING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO DEVELOP AN IMPLEMENTATION PLAN BASED ON TOURISM HOT SPOTS IDENTIFIED IN COUNTY DESTINATION MANAGEMENT ACTION PLANS.
HR149 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, MAYOR OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, AND HONOLULU CITY COUNCIL TO REROUTE FARRINGTON HIGHWAY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE 1998 MAKAHA BEACH PARK MASTER PLAN.
HR150 HD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAII SISTER-STATE COMMITTEE TO EVALUATE AND DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE INITIATION OF A SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE CITY OF AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND.
HR151 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO CREATE A STATUTORY DEFINITION OF CREATIVE WORKERS AND DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS ON HOW THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX MAY BE USED TO ASSIST CREATIVE WORKERS.
HR152 HD1 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A CREATIVE RESURGENCE TASK FORCE TO BUILD AND FOSTER CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION THROUGH THE ARTS, CULTURE, AND HUMANITIES.
HR153 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO PRIORITIZE THE TESTING AND RESEARCHING OF THE FECAL INDICATOR BACTERIA LEVELS AND ANY OTHER POLLUTANTS OF THE BEACH SAND AT POKAI BAY ON OAHU'S LEEWARD COAST.
HR154 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO ESTABLISH A REGISTRY OF CREATIVE ARTIST GIG WORKERS TO ENABLE THE WORKERS TO ACCESS UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS THROUGH THE PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
HR155 URGING STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT ENTITIES, INCLUDING THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, SHERIFF DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, AND HARBORS DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TO COLLABORATE WITH THE DIVISION OF CONSERVATION AND RESOURCES ENFORCEMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO SUPPORT ITS MISSION IN THIS TIME OF NEED.
HR156 HD1 REQUESTING THE COUNTIES TO DEVELOP AN OPTION TO ALLOW HAWAII RESIDENTS TO REMIT MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION TAXES AND FEES ON A PRO-RATED BIANNUAL BASIS.
HR157 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION, AND HAWAII EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY, TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO RECOMMEND TO THE LEGISLATURE HOW TO SUPPORT GREATER LOCAL PRODUCTION OF FOOD.
HR158 HD1 EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR, AND URGING THE INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC REPATRIATION OF, NATIVE HAWAIIAN ART, CULTURAL ITEMS, AND IWI KUPUNA.