30th Legislature, 2019
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Floor session convene times for January 22, 2019:
Senate: 9:30 a.m. | House of Representatives: 9:00 a.m.
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House District 46
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 303
phone: 808-586-6700
fax: 808-586-6702
repperruso@Capitol.hawaii.gov
46 - Wahiawa, Whitmore Village, Launani Valley

Neighborhood Boards
Wahiawā, Whitmore Village No. 26
Mililani Mauka/Launani Valley No. 35
Education
• Ph.D. in Political Science, UH Manoa, awarded with distinction (2013)
• PBSCE-SS, University of Hawaii at Manoa (2000)
• Ph.D. program in Chinese History, University of California at Los Angeles (1992-1995)
• Fulbright Scholar, University of Helsinki, Finland (1990-1992)
• B.A. with Honors Political Science and East Asian Studies, (1986-1990)

Work Experience
• Secretary-Treasurer, Hawaii State Teachers Association (2015-2018)
• Social Studies Teacher, Mililani High School (2004-2016)
• Teacher, Kapolei Middle School, Kapolei (2002-2004)
• Teacher, Highlands Intermediate School, Pearl City (2001-2002)
• Service Industry Management (1998-2000)
• Teaching Assistant, University of California at Los Angeles (1994-1995)
• Visiting Lecturer, University of Helsinki, Finland (1991-1992)
• Governor's ESSA Task Force-Sole Secondary Teacher (2016)
• James Madison Fellowship for American Constitutionalism (2015)
• Course Development Consultant for Hawaii DOE E-School (2014)
• Project Coordinator: Hawaii State High School Legislative Internship (2013-2014)
• College Board Reader: U.S. Government and Politics A.P Exam (2008-2017)
• State Social Studies Content Panel (2012-2017)
• National Gilder-Lehrman Outstanding History Teacher Award Finalist (2012)
• Daughters of American Revolution History Teacher of the Year Award Hawaii (2011)
• Kenneth Behring Outstanding History Day Teaching Award (2009)
• Hawaii History Day Teacher of the Year (2009)
• Walmart/PDK Hawaii Teacher of the Year (2007)
Measures Introduced
 Title
HB36 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB38 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB39 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB40 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB84 RELATING TO TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS.
HB96 RELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE.
HB131 RELATING TO HEMP.
HB143 RELATING TO COFFEE LABELING.
HB144 RELATING TO COFFEE LABELING.
HB146 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB155 RELATING TO AIR QUALITY.
HB231 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB232 RELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE.
HB233 RELATING TO PROSTITUTION.
HB234 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB235 RELATING TO DRUG TREATMENT.
HB236 RELATING TO SIDEWALKS.
HB237 RELATING TO COMMUNITY FOOD FORESTS.
HB243 RELATING TO EDUCATION FUNDING.
HB245 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB246 RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.
HB247 RELATING TO SCHOOLS.
HB248 RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING.
HB261 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB262 RELATING TO SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM INCENTIVES.
HB265 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
HB295 RELATING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE.
HB297 RELATING TO MOSQUITO VECTOR CONTROL.
HB294 RELATING TO CRIME.
HB315 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CHILD CARE SITE DIRECTOR POSITION.
HB310 RELATING TO ON-SITE EARLY CHILDHOOD FACILITIES.
HB317 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB318 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB312 RELATING TO CREATIVE MEDIA.
HB341 RELATING TO SPECIES CONSERVATION.
HB332 RELATING TO CHECK CASHING.
HB333 RELATING TO THE STATE HIGHWAY ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM.
HB344 RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCESS.
HB334 RELATING TO INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNTS.
HB335 RELATING TO ZONING.
HB336 RELATING TO HAWAII STATE AND CONTRACTED CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.
HB402 RELATING TO INCREASING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS' PRO RATA SHARE OF PUBLIC LAND TRUST FUNDS.
HB379 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB380 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB381 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB382 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
HB383 RELATING TO CHILD WELFARE SERVICES.
HB384 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB385 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB386 RELATING TO SEXUAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION EDUCATION.
HB387 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB388 RELATING TO THE HAWAII ZERO TO THREE COURT.
HB406 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
HB424 RELATING TO CORRECTIONS.
HB408 RELATING TO RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY.
HB409 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB410 RELATING TO RESTITUTION FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME.
HB411 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
HB412 RELATING TO THE SALARY OF THE STATE LIBRARIAN.
HB413 RELATING TO EDUCATION INNOVATION GRANTS.
HB414 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB430 RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION.
HB427 RELATING TO DAM AND RESERVOIR SAFETY.
HB434 RELATING TO MARIJUANA.
HB435 RELATING TO INSURANCE.
HB437 RELATING TO CRIME VICTIM COMPENSATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES.
HB459 PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO PROVIDE FOR REFERENDUM.
HB462 RELATING TO THE LANDLORD TENANT CODE.
HB465 RELATING TO AGING.
HB466 RELATING TO PARKING REQUIREMENTS.
HB467 RELATING TO THE KUPUNA CAREGIVERS PROGRAM.
HB468 RELATING TO THE HEALTHY AGING PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM.
HB469 RELATING TO HEARING AIDS.
HB470 RELATING TO RETIREMENT SAVINGS.
HB471 RELATING TO AGING.
HB472 RELATING TO ACTIVE AGING.
HB481 RELATING TO INSURANCE.
HB473 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB482 RELATING TO SEXUAL VIOLENCE.
HB474 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB547 RELATING TO FARMS.
HB484 RELATING TO CLINICAL VICTIM SUPPORT SERVICES.
HB486 RELATING TO PROSTITUTION.
HB556 RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
HB488 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.
HB489 RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
HB567 RELATING TO DIGITAL CONTENT BLOCKERS.
HB490 RELATING TO THE LICENSURE OF MIDWIVES.
HB569 RELATING TO LITTERING.
HB571 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB572 RELATING TO LICENSE PLATES.
HB615 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
HB633 RELATING TO ANIMAL CRUELTY.
HB634 RELATING TO RESTORATIVE JUSTICE.
HB635 RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE ACCESS THROUGH REMOTE TESTIMONY.
HB636 RELATING TO RENTALS OF MOPEDS AND MOTOR SCOOTERS.
HB646 RELATING TO LIVE ADULT ENTERTAINMENT.
HB655 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB647 RELATING TO DIGITAL CONTENT BLOCKING CAPABILITIES.
HB656 RELATING TO CHILD CARE FACILITIES.
HB657 RELATING TO BULLYING.
HB649 RELATING TO TEACHER HOUSING SUBSIDIES.
HB660 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB651 RELATING TO THE HAWAII EDUCATOR LOAN PROGRAM.
HB661 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB662 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB670 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HCR5 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.
HR6 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.
HB712 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB713 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB708 RELATING TO CANNABIS.
HB709 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE II OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.
HB710 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.