31st Legislature, 2021
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Floor session convene times for Friday, April 16, 2021:
Senate: 11:30 a.m. | House of Representatives: 12:00 p.m.
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Measures Introduced
 Title
SB243 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB246 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT.
SB247 SD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC LIBRARIES.
SB458 RELATING TO ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY ENTITLEMENTS.
SB477 RELATING TO SOLAR ENERGY.
SB575 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
SB596 SD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
SB633 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
SB642 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB643 RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS HOSTING PLATFORMS.
SB644 RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
SB661 SD1 RELATING TO BOARD MEETINGS.
SB662 SD1 RELATING TO TAX CREDITS.
SB694 SD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB696 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE FESTIVAL OF PACIFIC ARTS.
SB806 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOL LANDS.
SB839 SD2 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB850 SD2 RELATING TO BROADBAND INFRASTRUCTURE FOR RURAL COMMUNITIES.
SB858 SD1 RELATING TO COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS.
SB908 SD1 RELATING TO DRIVER'S LICENSES.
SB909 RELATING TO INTERNET ACCESS.
SB910 RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.
SB911 SD1 RELATING TO GRANTS.
SB912 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
SB913 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE ELECTRONICS MANAGEMENT.
SB914 RELATING TO BROADBAND ACCESS.
SB915 SD1 RELATING TO SPECIAL NUMBER PLATES.
SB916 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB917 RELATING TO BROADBAND SERVICE INFRASTRUCTURE.
SB918 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB919 RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX.
SB920 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO STATE LIGHT DUTY VEHICLES.
SB921 SD2 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB922 SD1 RELATING TO LIQUOR LICENSES.
SB923 RELATING TO POOLS.
SB924 RELATING TO THE SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST SUNSTRONG LLC.
SB925 SD2 RELATING TO SECONDHAND DEALERS.
SB926 RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
SB927 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB928 SD1 RELATING TO THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS.
SB929 SD1 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB930 SD1 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB931 SD2 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB932 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM.
SB933 SD1 RELATING TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY STEERING COMMITTEE.
SB934 HD1 RELATING TO MEASUREMENT STANDARDS.
SB935 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO AEROSPACE.
SB936 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC HEALTH.
SB937 RELATING TO TAX CREDITS.
SB938 SD1 RELATING TO TOURISM.
SB939 HD2 RELATING TO JUNETEENTH DAY.
SB946 SD2 RELATING TO COMMERCIAL PROPERTY RENT RELIEF.
SB947 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO A BROADBAND AND DIGITAL EQUITY OFFICE.
SB948 RELATING TO SIDEWALKS.
SB949 RELATING TO THE OAHU COMMUNITY CORRECTIONAL CENTER SITE.
SB950 SD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
SB1002 RELATING TO INFORMATION PRIVACY.
SB1003 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB1004 HD2 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1237 SD2 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB1285 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO MEDICAL FACILITIES.
SB1353 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE ENERGY OFFICE.
SB1354 RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.
SB1355 RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION.
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.
SB1386 RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
SB1394 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB1395 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.
SB1420 RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY.
SB1421 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO DUAL USE TECHNOLOGY.
SB1422 RELATING TO PROPERTY.
SB1423 SD2 RELATING TO THE STADIUM DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT.
SCR66 SD1 HD1 CONDEMNING AND DENOUNCING ALL FORMS OF ANTI-ASIAN SENTIMENT AND ALL ACTS OF RACISM, XENOPHOBIA, INTOLERANCE, DISCRIMINATION, HATE CRIME, AND HATE SPEECH AGAINST ASIAN AMERICANS AND ASIAN INDIVIDUALS IN THE UNITED STATES AND REQUESTING THE HAWAII CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION TO ANALYZE AND REPORT ON ANTI-ASIAN SENTIMENT AND ACTS IN THE STATE.
SCR67 SD1 RECOGNIZING OCTOBER 4 THROUGH OCTOBER 8, 2021, AS DIGITAL INCLUSION WEEK IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.
SCR68 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON WAYS TO CLOSE THE DIGITAL DIVIDE.
SCR78 SD1 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES' STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION.
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.
SCR82 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO WORK TOGETHER TO ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE GREEN JOBS CORPS PROGRAM TO SUPPORT ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION, ALLEVIATE THE UNEMPLOYMENT IMPACTS OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, AND ASSIST THE STATE IN MEETING ITS CLEAN ENERGY GOALS.
SCR83 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO USE CORONAVIRUS AID, RELIEF, AND ECONOMIC SECURITY ACT AND CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE AND RELIEF SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT MONIES TO RETAIN TEACHERS AND PREVENT FURLOUGHS.
SCR84 REQUESTING THE HAWAII TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION AND LEEWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY PROGRAMS AT AIEA HIGH SCHOOL AND PEARL CITY HIGH SCHOOL.
SCR85 PROMOTING A "GREEN CHRISTMAS" BY ENCOURAGING THE PUBLIC TO SELECT PLANTABLE NATIVE TREES FOR HOLIDAY CELEBRATIONS TO HELP ADDRESS THE CLIMATE CRISIS.
SCR88 HD1 SUPPORTING AND ADOPTING THE GOALS SET FORTH IN THE DIGITAL EQUITY DECLARATION FOR HAWAII ADOPTED BY THE BROADBAND HUI.
SCR89 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SYSTEM AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCLUDE TRAINING, COURSES, AND CURRICULA RELATED TO THE MECHANICS, REPAIR, AND MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES, HYDROGEN VEHICLES, AND OTHER ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLES IN THEIR PROGRAMS.
SCR90 REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION TO ADOPT RULES PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 91, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, TO REQUIRE VEHICLE INSPECTIONS TO ASSESS THE LEVEL OF NOISE EMITTED BY THE VEHICLE'S EXHAUST.
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.
SCR145 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.
SCR151 SD1 ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, COMPLEX AREAS, AND CHARTER SCHOOLS TO IMPLEMENT SCHOOL-WIDE RESTORATIVE PRACTICES IN THE STATE'S PUBLIC AND CHARTER SCHOOLS.
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.
SCR153 SD1 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A WORKING GROUP TO DISCUSS THE ROLE OF THE AUTHORIZER, ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH CHARTER SCHOOLS, THE ACCOUNTABILITY FOR THE USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS, AND WHETHER OR NOT LEGISLATION IS REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE ANY DESIRED CHANGES.
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.
SCR166 SD1 HD1 URGING STATE DEPARTMENTS AND ATTACHED AGENCIES TO TRAIN THEIR BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.
SCR169 SD1 HD1 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO CREATE A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND LAW ENFORCEMENT IN ENFORCING EMERGENCY PROCLAMATIONS TO MITIGATE THE FURTHER SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 IN HAWAII.
SCR204 SD1 URGING THE EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE BRANCHES OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO PROMOTE AND REALIZE THE VISION AND FULL POTENTIAL OF THE GLOBAL ALLIANCE FOR INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION IN SPACE INITIATIVE AND EXPLORE WAYS TO PROVIDE STATE ADMINISTRATIVE AND FUNDING SUPPORT FOR THE INITIATIVE, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE HAWAII SPACE INDUSTRY INNOVATION PROGRAM AND GOVERNOR ARIYOSHI FOUNDATION.
SCR205 SD1 HD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO COMPILE A SHORT LIST OF FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES THAT ARE SUITABLE TO RELOCATE TO HAWAII AND IDENTIFY MEANS AND INCENTIVES TO ENTICE THESE COMPANIES TO RELOCATE.
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.
SCR241 SD1 ESTABLISHING A SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AND THE PREFECTURE OF YAMAGUCHI, JAPAN.
SR48 SD1 CONDEMNING AND DENOUNCING ALL FORMS OF ANTI-ASIAN SENTIMENT AND ALL ACTS OF RACISM, XENOPHOBIA, INTOLERANCE, DISCRIMINATION, HATE CRIME, AND HATE SPEECH AGAINST ASIAN AMERICANS AND ASIAN INDIVIDUALS IN THE UNITED STATES AND REQUESTING THE HAWAII CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION TO ANALYZE AND REPORT ON ANTI-ASIAN SENTIMENT AND ACTS IN THE STATE.
SR49 SD1 RECOGNIZING OCTOBER 4 THROUGH OCTOBER 8, 2021, AS DIGITAL INCLUSION WEEK IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.
SR50 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON WAYS TO CLOSE THE DIGITAL DIVIDE.
SR58 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES' STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION.
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.
SR62 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO WORK TOGETHER TO ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE GREEN JOBS CORPS PROGRAM TO SUPPORT ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION, ALLEVIATE THE UNEMPLOYMENT IMPACTS OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, AND ASSIST THE STATE IN MEETING ITS CLEAN ENERGY GOALS.
SR63 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO USE CORONAVIRUS AID, RELIEF, AND ECONOMIC SECURITY ACT AND CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE AND RELIEF SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT MONIES TO RETAIN TEACHERS AND PREVENT FURLOUGHS.
SR64 REQUESTING THE HAWAII TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION AND LEEWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY PROGRAMS AT AIEA HIGH SCHOOL AND PEARL CITY HIGH SCHOOL.
SR65 PROMOTING A "GREEN CHRISTMAS" BY ENCOURAGING THE PUBLIC TO SELECT PLANTABLE NATIVE TREES FOR HOLIDAY CELEBRATIONS TO HELP ADDRESS THE CLIMATE CRISIS.
SR67 SUPPORTING AND ADOPTING THE GOALS SET FORTH IN THE DIGITAL EQUITY DECLARATION FOR HAWAII ADOPTED BY THE BROADBAND HUI.
SR68 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SYSTEM AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCLUDE TRAINING, COURSES, AND CURRICULA RELATED TO THE MECHANICS, REPAIR, AND MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES, HYDROGEN VEHICLES, AND OTHER ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLES IN THEIR PROGRAMS.
SR69 REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION TO ADOPT RULES PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 91, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, TO REQUIRE VEHICLE INSPECTIONS TO ASSESS THE LEVEL OF NOISE EMITTED BY THE VEHICLE'S EXHAUST.
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.
SR113 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.
SR117 ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, COMPLEX AREAS, AND CHARTER SCHOOLS TO IMPLEMENT SCHOOL-WIDE RESTORATIVE JUSTICE PRACTICES IN THE STATE'S PUBLIC AND CHARTER SCHOOLS.
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.
SR131 SD1 URGING STATE DEPARTMENTS AND ATTACHED AGENCIES TO TRAIN THEIR BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.
SR134 SD1 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO CREATE A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS TO ENFORCE THE SUPPLEMENTAL EMERGENCY PROCLAMATIONS TO MITIGATE THE FURTHER SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 IN HAWAII.
SR169 SD1 URGING THE EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE BRANCHES OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO PROMOTE AND REALIZE THE VISION AND FULL POTENTIAL OF THE GLOBAL ALLIANCE FOR INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION IN SPACE INITIATIVE AND EXPLORE WAYS TO PROVIDE STATE ADMINISTRATIVE AND FUNDING SUPPORT FOR THE INITIATIVE, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE HAWAII SPACE INDUSTRY INNOVATION PROGRAM AND GOVERNOR ARIYOSHI FOUNDATION.
SR170 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO COMPILE A SHORT LIST OF FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES THAT ARE SUITABLE TO RELOCATE TO HAWAII AND IDENTIFY MEANS AND INCENTIVES TO ENTICE THESE COMPANIES TO RELOCATE.
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.