31st Legislature, 2021
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Floor session convene times for Monday, April 19, 2021:
Senate: 12:00 p.m. | House of Representatives: 12:00 p.m.
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Senate District 23
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 202
phone: 808-586-7330
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Measures Introduced
 Title
SB61 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
SB149 RELATING TO PROPERTY FORFEITURE.
SB158 RELATING TO THE CODE OF ETHICS.
SB169 RELATING TO RANKED CHOICE VOTING.
SB215 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB216 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB217 RELATING TO IMPEACHMENT.
SB229 SD1 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR.
SB230 RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS.
SB244 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO FOOD DONATION.
SB336 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LOANS.
SB338 SD2 RELATING TO A FOOD HUB PILOT PROGRAM.
SB340 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
SB341 SD2 RELATING TO TARO.
SB346 SD2 RELATING TO FARM ANIMALS.
SB348 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO BOTTLED WATER.
SB352 SD1 RELATING TO LEAD-BASED PAINT.
SB361 SD2 RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX.
SB363 RELATING TO TRAILS.
SB364 RELATING TO SPORTS MEDICINE.
SB366 RELATING TO SUNSCREENS.
SB367 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO WATER QUALITY.
SB368 RELATING TO CESSPOOL CONVERSION.
SB373 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.
SB374 RELATING TO THEFT.
SB376 RELATING TO NOISE.
SB462 RELATING TO ELECTRIC GUNS.
SB470 RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCESS.
SB478 SD2 RELATING TO FARMS.
SB503 RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS.
SB556 SD1 RELATING TO GRANTS.
SB574 RELATING TO BICYCLE LANES.
SB575 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
SB576 SD2 RELATING TO USED MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS.
SB577 SD1 RELATING TO FAMILY COURT.
SB578 SD1 RELATING TO COMMERCIAL SHARK TOURS.
SB579 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST HOUSE OF ALOHA ENTERPRISES LLC.
SB580 RELATING TO BEACHES.
SB581 RELATING TO TRAFFIC.
SB582 SD2 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
SB583 RELATING TO STATE FUNDS.
SB584 RELATING TO QUALIFIED COMMUNITY REHABILITATION PROGRAMS.
SB585 RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
SB586 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB591 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY INSPECTIONS.
SB592 RELATING TO THE UNIFORM INFORMATION PRACTICES ACT.
SB594 SD1 RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX.
SB596 SD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
SB694 SD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB695 SD1 RELATING TO STATE HOLIDAYS.
SB696 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE FESTIVAL OF PACIFIC ARTS.
SB697 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO KALAUPAPA MONTH.
SB698 SD1 RELATING TO COMMUNITY MEETINGS.
SB699 RELATING TO THE LAND CONSERVATION FUND.
SB700 SD2 RELATING TO SEARCH AND RESCUE.
SB701 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB785 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB786 RELATING TO REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS.
SB787 SD2 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB788 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB789 SD2 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB791 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO VESSELS.
SB792 SD1 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
SB793 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE MINIMUM WAGE.
SB794 RELATING TO SPECIAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT.
SB818 RELATING TO VACANT AND ABANDONED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY.
SB819 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
SB820 SD1 RELATING TO THE NURSING FACILITY SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
SB885 RELATING TO THE CHILD PROTECTIVE ACT.
SB908 SD1 RELATING TO DRIVER'S LICENSES.
SB912 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
SB914 RELATING TO BROADBAND ACCESS.
SB934 HD1 RELATING TO MEASUREMENT STANDARDS.
SB937 RELATING TO TAX CREDITS.
SB938 SD1 RELATING TO TOURISM.
SB942 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
SB955 RELATING TO FISHING.
SB956 RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
SB957 RELATING TO ENERGY.
SB958 RELATING TO SOLID WASTE.
SB1004 HD2 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1015 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE COMPTROLLER.
SB1016 SD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES.
SB1262 RELATING TO LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
SB1301 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III, SECTION 4, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO ESTABLISH LEGISLATIVE TERM LIMITS.
SB1329 SD2 HD3 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB1346 RELATING TO JUROR COMPENSATION.
SB1356 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE V, SECTION 2, OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION TO REQUIRE THE GUBERNATORIAL NOMINEE OF EACH POLITICAL PARTY TO SELECT THE PARTY'S LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR NOMINEE.
SB1367 RELATING TO AIRFIELDS.
SB1368 SD2 RELATING TO AIRFIELDS.
SB1369 RELATING TO AIRPORTS.
SB1370 RELATING TO AN AIRFIELD AUTHORITY.
SB1371 SD1 RELATING TO ENERGY.
SB1385 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1395 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.
SB1398 SD1 RELATING TO AGE DISCRIMINATION.
SCR71 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO ALLOW TRAVELERS ARRIVING AT POINTS WITHIN HAWAII, INCLUDING INTERISLAND TRAVELERS, TO BYPASS THE MANDATORY TEN-DAY QUARANTINE IF THEY PROVIDE PROOF THAT THEY RECEIVED BOTH DOSES OF A COVID-19 VACCINE.
SCR72 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM TO ESTABLISH A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP FUNDING SOURCES FOR RURAL BROADBAND IMPROVEMENTS.
SCR73 URGING THE STATE OF HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO CONTINUE TO OPERATE THE HAWAII NATIONAL GUARD YOUTH CHALLENGE ACADEMY HILO CAMPUS.
SCR74 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO REQUIRE THE DIRECTOR OF FINANCE TO CONDUCT A STATEWIDE PROGRAM AND BUDGET PERFORMANCE REVIEW, PURSUANT TO SECTION 37-70, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, AND REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE IN EVERY ODD-NUMBERED YEAR.
SCR81 SD1 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCLUDE THE TEACHING OF FINANCIAL LITERACY IN THE EXISTING PERSONAL TRANSITION PLAN COURSE REQUIREMENT FOR EACH STUDENT.
SCR104 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.
SCR112 URGING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION LIMITED TO PROPOSING AMENDMENTS THAT IMPOSE FISCAL RESTRAINTS ON THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, LIMIT THE POWER AND JURISDICTION OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, AND LIMIT THE TERMS OF OFFICE FOR ITS OFFICIALS AND FOR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS.
SCR139 STRONGLY URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO RECOGNIZE THAT EFOIL VESSELS CONSTITUTE THRILL CRAFT AND TO UPDATE THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE AND ENFORCE THRILL CRAFT LAWS AND RULES ACCORDINGLY.
SCR152 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO COORDINATE WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO IMPLEMENT A GRADUATION REQUIREMENT OF AT LEAST A HALF CREDIT IN FINANCIAL LITERACY DURING THE JUNIOR YEAR OR SENIOR YEAR.
SCR154 SD1 ENCOURAGING THE GOVERNOR TO MAINTAIN TEACHERS AND SCHOOL-LEVEL PERSONNEL AS ESSENTIAL WORKERS DURING A PANDEMIC WHEN CONTEMPLATING EMERGENCY FURLOUGHS AND LAYOFFS.
SCR155 REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO PERFORM AN AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S OFFICE OF CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN.
SCR175 SD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO DEVELOP AN IMPLEMENTATION PLAN BASED ON TOURISM HOT SPOTS IDENTIFIED IN COUNTY DESTINATION MANAGEMENT ACTION PLANS.
SCR177 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY REGARDING AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN THE COUNTY OF MAUI.
SCR178 RECOGNIZING AND SUPPORTING ONGOING COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS TO IMPLEMENT A STATEWIDE STRATEGY TO ELIMINATE VIRAL HEPATITIS TYPES A, B, AND C IN HAWAII.
SCR179 REQUESTING THE FORMATION OF A WORKING GROUP TO EXAMINE THE GOVERNANCE AND MAINTENANCE OF SHARED AREAS IN NON-PLANNED COMMUNITY SUBDIVISIONS.
SCR183 SD1 HD1 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE AND ASSESS ITS ARRANGEMENT FOR SERVICES WITH THE RESEARCH CORPORATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SCR185 SD1 RECOGNIZING THE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT OF 1920, AS AMENDED.
SCR197 SUPPORTING ANY PUBLIC PROJECT, PERMIT, OR APPROVAL THAT IMPROVES PEDESTRIAN AND TRAFFIC SAFETY WHILE RETAINING PUBLIC PARKING AT LANIAKEA BEACH.
SCR198 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCLUDE CIVIC ONLINE REASONING AND MEDIA LITERACY IN ITS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CURRICULUM.
SCR199 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO QUANTIFY THE AMOUNT OF LAND NEEDED TO MEET RENEWABLE ENERGY GOALS AND THE AMOUNT OF LAND NEEDED TO MEET FOOD SUSTAINABILITY GOALS AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE FUTURE SITING CONSIDERATIONS TO MEET BOTH GOALS.
SCR200 SD1 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND FINANCE AND OFFICE OF ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES, TO IDENTIFY STEPS THAT WOULD BE REQUIRED TO DEVELOP AN AUTOMATED SYSTEM TO TRACK STUDIES, FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR STUDIES, AND SUBMISSION STATUS OF REPORTS TO THE LEGISLATURE.
SCR211 SD2 HD1 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH AND OFFER A QUALIFIED ROTH CONTRIBUTION PROGRAM TO THEIR RETIREMENT PLAN PARTICIPANTS.
SCR216 REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO DISCUSS FUTURE DEVELOPMENT PLANS IN KAKAAKO MAKAI INCLUDING EXPLORING THE FEASIBILITY OF A LAND EXCHANGE OF CERTAIN PARCELS OWNED BY THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS IN THE MAKAI AREA OF THE KAKAAKO DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT.
SCR217 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW AFFORDABLE SALES GUIDELINES IN HAWAII AND OTHER HIGH-COST AREAS TO DETERMINE A METHODOLOGY FOR SETTING REALISTIC SALES PRICES FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN THE STATE.
SCR220 SD1 RECOGNIZING THE SEVENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES.
SCR221 URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO ADOPT A STREAMLINED PERMITTING PROCESS LIKE HOALA LOKO IA FOR THE RESTORATION, REPAIR, MAINTENANCE, AND RECONSTRUCTION OF TRADITIONAL HAWAIIAN FISHPOND SYSTEMS UNDER ITS JURISDICTION.
SCR236 SD1 HD1 URGING UNITED STATES PRESIDENT JOSEPH R. BIDEN, JR. AND THE ASIA-PACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION TO HOLD THE 2023 ASIAPACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION SUMMIT IN HONOLULU, HAWAII.
SCR239 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO INCREASE THE USE OF RECLAIMED ASPHALT PAVEMENT TO REPAVE, RECONSTRUCT, AND PRESERVE STATE STREETS, ROADS, AND HIGHWAYS AND EXPLORE USE OF OTHER PRODUCTS USING RECLAIMED ASPHALT.
SCR241 SD1 ESTABLISHING A SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AND THE PREFECTURE OF YAMAGUCHI, JAPAN.
SR53 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO ALLOW TRAVELERS ARRIVING AT POINTS WITHIN HAWAII, INCLUDING INTERISLAND TRAVELERS, TO BYPASS THE MANDATORY TEN-DAY QUARANTINE IF THEY PROVIDE PROOF THAT THEY RECEIVED BOTH DOSES OF A COVID-19 VACCINE.
SR54 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM TO ESTABLISH A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP FUNDING SOURCES FOR RURAL BROADBAND IMPROVEMENTS.
SR55 URGING THE STATE OF HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO CONTINUE TO OPERATE THE HAWAII NATIONAL GUARD YOUTH CHALLENGE ACADEMY HILO CAMPUS.
SR61 SD1 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCLUDE THE TEACHING OF FINANCIAL LITERACY IN THE EXISTING PERSONAL TRANSITION PLAN COURSE REQUIREMENT FOR EACH STUDENT.
SR67 SUPPORTING AND ADOPTING THE GOALS SET FORTH IN THE DIGITAL EQUITY DECLARATION FOR HAWAII ADOPTED BY THE BROADBAND HUI.
SR81 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.
SR89 URGING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION LIMITED TO PROPOSING AMENDMENTS THAT IMPOSE FISCAL RESTRAINTS ON THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, LIMIT THE POWER AND JURISDICTION OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, AND LIMIT THE TERMS OF OFFICE FOR ITS OFFICIALS AND FOR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS.
SR111 STRONGLY URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO RECOGNIZE THAT EFOIL VESSELS CONSTITUTE THRILL CRAFT AND TO UPDATE THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE AND ENFORCE THRILL CRAFT LAWS AND RULES ACCORDINGLY.
SR118 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO COORDINATE WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO IMPLEMENT A GRADUATION REQUIREMENT OF AT LEAST A HALF CREDIT IN FINANCIAL LITERACY DURING THE JUNIOR YEAR OR SENIOR YEAR.
SR119 SD1 ENCOURAGING THE GOVERNOR TO MAINTAIN TEACHERS AND SCHOOL-LEVEL PERSONNEL AS ESSENTIAL WORKERS DURING A PANDEMIC WHEN CONTEMPLATING EMERGENCY FURLOUGHS AND LAYOFFS.
SR120 REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO PERFORM AN AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S OFFICE OF CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN.
SR140 SD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO DEVELOP AN IMPLEMENTATION PLAN BASED ON TOURISM HOT SPOTS IDENTIFIED IN COUNTY DESTINATION MANAGEMENT ACTION PLANS.
SR142 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY REGARDING AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN THE COUNTY OF MAUI.
SR143 RECOGNIZING AND SUPPORTING ONGOING COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS TO IMPLEMENT A STATEWIDE STRATEGY TO ELIMINATE VIRAL HEPATITIS TYPES A, B, AND C IN HAWAII.
SR144 REQUESTING THE FORMATION OF A WORKING GROUP TO EXAMINE THE GOVERNANCE AND MAINTENANCE OF SHARED AREAS IN NON-PLANNED COMMUNITY SUBDIVISIONS.
SR148 SD1 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE AND ASSESS ITS ARRANGEMENT FOR SERVICES WITH THE RESEARCH CORPORATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SR150 SD1 RECOGNIZING THE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT OF 1920, AS AMENDED.
SR162 SUPPORTING ANY PUBLIC PROJECT, PERMIT, OR APPROVAL THAT IMPROVES PEDESTRIAN AND TRAFFIC SAFETY WHILE RETAINING PUBLIC PARKING AT LANIAKEA BEACH.
SR163 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCLUDE CIVIC ONLINE REASONING AND MEDIA LITERACY IN ITS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CURRICULUM.
SR164 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO QUANTIFY THE AMOUNT OF LAND NEEDED TO MEET RENEWABLE ENERGY GOALS AND THE AMOUNT OF LAND NEEDED TO MEET FOOD SUSTAINABILITY GOALS AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE FUTURE SITING CONSIDERATIONS TO MEET BOTH GOALS.
SR165 SD1 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND FINANCE AND OFFICE OF ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES, TO IDENTIFY STEPS THAT WOULD BE REQUIRED TO DEVELOP AN AUTOMATED SYSTEM TO TRACK STUDIES, FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR STUDIES, AND SUBMISSION STATUS OF REPORTS TO THE LEGISLATURE.
SR174 SD2 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH AND OFFER A QUALIFIED ROTH CONTRIBUTION PROGRAM TO THEIR RETIREMENT PLAN PARTICIPANTS.
SR180 SD1 RECOGNIZING THE SEVENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES.
SR181 URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO ADOPT A STREAMLINED PERMITTING PROCESS LIKE HOALA LOKO IA FOR THE RESTORATION, REPAIR, MAINTENANCE, AND RECONSTRUCTION OF TRADITIONAL HAWAIIAN FISHPOND SYSTEMS UNDER ITS JURISDICTION.
SR196 SD1 URGING UNITED STATES PRESIDENT JOSEPH R. BIDEN, JR. AND THE ASIAPACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION TO HOLD THE 2023 ASIAPACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION SUMMIT IN THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, STATE OF HAWAII.
SR199 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO INCREASE THE USE OF RECLAIMED ASPHALT PAVEMENT TO REPAVE, RECONSTRUCT, AND PRESERVE STATE STREETS, ROADS, AND HIGHWAYS AND EXPLORE USE OF OTHER PRODUCTS USING RECLAIMED ASPHALT.