Hawaii State Legislature
Package Report - Women's Legislative Caucus
Lists of bills submitted by various government agencies and other entities.
   
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
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 ) 6/22/2020 - Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363). 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
HB2053
Civil Rights; Internships and Training Programs
RELATING TO CIVIL RIGHTS.
Prohibits discrimination against any individual in selection, termination, terms, or conditions of an internship or training program because of the individual's race, sex including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, color, ancestry, disability, marital status, arrest and court record, or reproductive health decision.
(H ) 1/23/2020 - Referred to LAB, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 4 ELI, BELATTI, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CREAGAN, GATES, HAR, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, Okimoto, Thielen LAB, JUD, FIN SB2312
HB2054 HD1 SD1
Employment Practices; Sexual Harassment or Assault; Nondisclosure Agreements; Prohibited
RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.
Prohibits an employer from requiring an employee to enter into a nondisclosure agreement pertaining to sexual harassment or sexual assault. Prohibits an employer from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing sexual harassment or sexual assault. Takes effect upon its approval. (SD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 017, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1122). PERRUSO, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, Creagan, Eli, Thielen LCA, JDC SB2313
HB2055
Internet; State Facilities; Filters
RELATING TO STATE PROCUREMENT OF WIFI AND INTERNET SERVICES.
Requires that all state and state funded facilities have internet computer and wireless access filters to block access to pornography sites.
(H ) 1/23/2020 - Referred to LAB, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 4 OKIMOTO, BELATTI, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, THIELEN, YAMASHITA LAB, JUD, FIN SB2307
HB2056
Earned Income Tax Credit
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Makes the state earned income tax credit refundable and permanent. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2020.
(H ) 1/23/2020 - Referred to FIN, referral sheet 4 MATSUMOTO, BELATTI, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, HAR, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA FIN SB2309
HB2057 HD2
Domestic Violence; Sexual Violence; Victims; Proof of Status
RELATING TO PROOF OF DOMESTIC OR SEXUAL VIOLENCE VICTIM STATUS.
Makes consistent the types of documents accepted as proof of domestic or sexual violence victim status. Effective 12/31/2059. (HD2)
(S ) 3/5/2020 - Referred to JDC. SAN BUENAVENTURA, BELATTI, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, HAR, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, THIELEN, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA JDC SB2306
HB2058 HD1
Domestic Abuse; Order to Show Cause Hearing
RELATING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE.
Limits the number of continuances a court may grant, absent good cause, for a show cause hearing in domestic abuse cases for temporary restraining orders. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H ) 2/13/2020 - Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Eli, Har excused (2). ICHIYAMA, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CREAGAN, ELI, HASHIMOTO, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, San Buenaventura JUD, FIN SB2305
HB2059
UH; Private Colleges and Universities; Campus Safety and Accountability; Women's Legislative Caucus
RELATING TO CAMPUS SAFETY.
Strengthens campus safety and accountability procedures and protocols, including those relating to sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and related issues, at the University of Hawaii. Takes steps to extend those procedures and protocols to private institutions of higher education in Hawaii.
(H ) 1/23/2020 - Referred to LHE, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 4 PERRUSO, BELATTI, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, San Buenaventura LHE, JUD, FIN SB2311
HB2060 HD1 SD1
Domestic Abuse; TRO; Family Courts
RELATING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE.
Provides that family courts may withhold from public inspection any record of a denied temporary restraining order or denied protective order; provided that these records shall remain accessible to law enforcement without a court order. (SD1)
(H ) 9/15/2020 - Act 018, on 09/15/2020 (Gov. Msg. No. 1123). BELATTI, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, Creagan, Matsumoto, Perruso, San Buenaventura JDC SB2304
HB2061 HD1 SD2
AG; DHS; Child Support; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families; Pass Through; Child Support Payments; Study
RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT.
Requires the AG and DHS to convene a study group to examine the impacts, costs, and impediments of allowing child support payments to pass through to TANF recipients and submit a report to the legislature prior to the 2022 Regular Session. (SD2)
(S ) 7/8/2020 - Received notice of disagreement (Hse. Com. No. 417). WILDBERGER, BELATTI, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, THIELEN, YAMASHITA HMS, JDC/WAM SB2310
HB2062 HD2
DHS; Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children; Coordinator; Steering Committee; Prevention; Treatment; Appropriation
RELATING TO THE SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN.
Establishes a statewide coordinator and program within DHS to address the needs of sexually exploited children. Establishes the commercial sexual exploitation of children steering committee. Requires the steering committees to submit reports to the legislature by July 1, 2021, and July 1, 2022. Appropriates funds. Takes effect 12/31/2059. (HD2)
(S ) 3/16/2020 - The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice. ICHIYAMA, BELATTI, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, HAR, HASHIMOTO, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA HMS, JDC/WAM SB2308
HCR13
DOE; Harassment; Bullying; Report
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AMENDED CHAPTERS 19 AND 89 OF TITLE 8, HAWAII ADMINISTRATIVE RULES.
(H ) 3/16/2020 - This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Monday 03-16-20 2:20PM in conference room 309. ICHIYAMA, BELATTI, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, Cabanilla Arakawa LHE, JUD  HR11SCR7
HCR14
Women's Legislative Caucus; Gender Equity; Boards; Commissions; Circuit Court
REQUESTING VARIOUS APPOINTING AUTHORITIES TO DEDICATE THEMSELVES TO ACHIEVE GENDER PARITY ON STATE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS AND CIRCUIT COURT.
(H ) 3/10/2020 - Referred to JUD, referral sheet 39 THIELEN, BELATTI, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA JUD  HR12SCR9
HCR15
Education; Title IX Corollary; Act 110 Implementation Task Force
CONVENING A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF HAWAII'S STATE LAW COROLLARY TO TITLE IX IN LIGHT OF ANTICIPATED CHANGES TO FEDERAL TITLE IX REGULATIONS.
(H ) 3/16/2020 - This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Monday 03-16-20 2:20PM in conference room 309. MORIKAWA, BELATTI, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CREAGAN, ELI, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA LHE, JUD  HR13SCR6
HCR16
Department of Human Services; Med-QUEST; Pregnancy; Coverage
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES PROVIDE AN ESTIMATE OF THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION AND LEGISLATIVE ACTION NECESSARY TO FUND AN EXPANSION OF MED-QUEST COVERAGE TO ALL POST-PARTUM WOMEN FOR A PERIOD OF TWELVE MONTHS FOLLOWING CHILDBIRTH.
(H ) 3/10/2020 - Referred to HSH, FIN, referral sheet 39 KITAGAWA, BELATTI, CREAGAN, ELI, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, LOWEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA HSH, FIN HR14
HCR17
Violence Against Women; Task Force
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO CONSOLIDATE DATA AND INFORMATION REGARDING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN INTO A COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL REPORT TO STRENGTHEN THE STATE'S OVERALL RESPONSE TO VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN.
(H ) 3/10/2020 - Referred to HSH, JUD, referral sheet 39 NAKAMURA, BELATTI, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Cabanilla Arakawa, Creagan, Yamashita HSH, JUD HR15
HR11
DOE; Harassment; Bullying; Report
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AMENDED CHAPTERS 19 AND 89 OF TITLE 8, HAWAII ADMINISTRATIVE RULES.
(H ) 3/16/2020 - This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Monday 03-16-20 2:20PM in conference room 309. ICHIYAMA, BELATTI, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, Cabanilla Arakawa, San Buenaventura LHE, JUD  HCR13SR8
HR12
Women's Legislative Caucus; Gender Equity; Boards; Commissions; Circuit Court
REQUESTING VARIOUS APPOINTING AUTHORITIES TO DEDICATE THEMSELVES TO ACHIEVE GENDER PARITY ON STATE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS AND CIRCUIT COURT.
(H ) 3/10/2020 - Referred to JUD, referral sheet 39 THIELEN, BELATTI, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, San Buenaventura JUD  HCR14SR10
HR13
Education; Title IX Corollary; Act 110 Implementation Task Force
CONVENING A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF HAWAII'S STATE LAW COROLLARY TO TITLE IX IN LIGHT OF ANTICIPATED CHANGES TO FEDERAL TITLE IX REGULATIONS.
(H ) 3/16/2020 - This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Monday 03-16-20 2:20PM in conference room 309. MORIKAWA, BELATTI, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA LHE, JUD  HCR15SR7
HR14
Department of Human Services; Med-QUEST; Pregnancy; Coverage
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES PROVIDE AN ESTIMATE OF THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION AND LEGISLATIVE ACTION NECESSARY TO FUND AN EXPANSION OF MED-QUEST COVERAGE TO ALL POST-PARTUM WOMEN FOR A PERIOD OF TWELVE MONTHS FOLLOWING CHILDBIRTH.
(H ) 3/10/2020 - Referred to HSH, FIN, referral sheet 39 KITAGAWA, BELATTI, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, ICHIYAMA, LOWEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, Hashimoto HSH, FIN HCR16
HR15
Violence Against Women; Task Force
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO CONSOLIDATE DATA AND INFORMATION REGARDING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN INTO A COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL REPORT TO STRENGTHEN THE STATE'S OVERALL RESPONSE TO VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN.
(H ) 3/10/2020 - Referred to HSH, JUD, referral sheet 39 NAKAMURA, BELATTI, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, Creagan, San Buenaventura HSH, JUD HCR17
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 ) 6/22/2020 - Received notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 535). 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
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
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 ) 6/22/2020 - Received notice of discharge of all House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 363). 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
SB2304
Domestic Abuse; TRO; Family Courts
RELATING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE.
Provides that family courts may withhold from public inspection any record of a denied temporary restraining order or denied protective order; provided that these records shall remain accessible to law enforcement without a court order.
(S ) 2/4/2020 - Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to JDC. INOUYE, BAKER, S. CHANG, KANUHA, KIDANI, KIM, MORIWAKI, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, Dela Cruz, Ihara, K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran, Nishihara, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai PSM, JDC HB2060
SB2305 SD1
Domestic Abuse; Order to Show Cause Hearing
RELATING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE.
Provides that a court may not grant continuances of an order to show cause hearing in domestic abuse cases, absent a finding of good cause. (SD1)
(H ) 3/16/2020 - This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Monday 03-16-20 2:05PM in conference room 325. BAKER, S. CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, KIM, MORIWAKI, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, Dela Cruz, Ihara, K. Kahele, J.Keohokalole, Nishihara, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Wakai JUD, FIN HB2058
SB2306
Domestic Violence; Sexual Violence; Victims; Proof of Status
RELATING TO PROOF OF DOMESTIC OR SEXUAL VIOLENCE VICTIM STATUS.
Makes consistent the types of documents accepted as proof of domestic or sexual violence victim status.
(H ) 3/16/2020 - This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Monday 03-16-20 2:05PM in conference room 325. KIM, BAKER, S. CHANG, INOUYE, KEITH-AGARAN, KIDANI, MORIWAKI, K. RHOADS, L. THIELEN, Dela Cruz, Ihara, K. Kahele, Kanuha, J.Keohokalole, Nishihara, Riviere, Ruderman, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai JUD, FIN HB2057
SB2307 SD2 HD1
Internet; State Facilities; Pornography; Filters
RELATING TO STATE PROCUREMENT OF WIFI AND INTERNET SERVICES.
Requires all state and state funded facilities, with certain exceptions, to have internet computer and wireless access filters to restrict access to pornography sites. Exempts state-owned housing and dormitories. Effective 1/1/2050. (HD1)
(H ) 3/13/2020 - Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Gates, McDermott, Thielen excused (3). L. THIELEN, BAKER, S. CHANG, DELA CRUZ, INOUYE, KANUHA, KIDANI, KIM, MORIWAKI, RUDERMAN, Ihara, K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran, J.Keohokalole, Nishihara, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai LAB, JUD, FIN HB2055
SB2308 SD2
DHS; Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children; Prevention; Treatment; Appropriation
RELATING TO THE SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN.
Establishes within the Department of Human Services a sexually exploited children statewide coordinator and program and a commercial sexual exploitation of children steering committee to address the needs of sexually exploited children. Requires the commercial sexual exploitation of children steering committee to provide reports to the Legislature. Establishes within each county a commercial sexual exploitation of children multidisciplinary team to facilitate the sharing of information and to immediately respond to cases of child sex trafficking. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
(H ) 3/9/2020 - Referred to HSH, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 36 BAKER, S. CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, KIDANI, KIM, MORIWAKI, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, Dela Cruz, Ihara, K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran, J.Keohokalole, Nishihara, Shimabukuro, Wakai HSH, JUD, FIN HB2062
SB2309 SD1
Earned Income Tax Credit
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Makes the state earned income tax credit refundable and permanent. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
(H ) 2/11/2020 - Referred to FIN, referral sheet 27 KIDANI, BAKER, S. CHANG, DELA CRUZ, IHARA, INOUYE, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, J.KEOHOKALOLE, KIM, MORIWAKI, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, K. Kahele, Nishihara, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Wakai FIN HB2056
SB2310 SD2
DHS; Child Support; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program; Employer; Fines; Appropriation
RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT.
Requires certain amounts of child support moneys collected by the Department of Human Services (DHS) for public assistance of a child to pass through to the family receiving public assistance. Requires DHS to disregard passed through child support payments when calculating the income of an applicant for or recipient of public assistance. Increases the maximum fine for an employer who discharges from employment, refuses to employ, or takes disciplinary action against any noncustodial parent subject to income withholding or who fails to comply with an order of assignment of future income to pay child support. Appropriates funds. Effective 6/18/2050. (SD2)
(H ) 3/9/2020 - Referred to HSH, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 36 SHIMABUKURO, BAKER, S. CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, KIDANI, KIM, MORIWAKI, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, Dela Cruz, Ihara, K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran, J.Keohokalole, Nishihara, Riviere, Taniguchi, Wakai HSH, JUD, FIN HB2061
SB2311 SD2
UH; Private Colleges and Universities; Campus Safety and Accountability; Women's Legislative Caucus
RELATING TO CAMPUS SAFETY.
Strengthens campus safety and accountability procedures and protocols, including those relating to sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and related issues, at the University of Hawaii. Takes steps to extend those procedures and protocols to private institutions of higher education in Hawaii. (SD2)
(H ) 3/13/2020 - Re-referred to LHE, FIN, referral sheet 43 KIM, BAKER, S. CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, KIDANI, MORIWAKI, K. RHOADS, L. THIELEN, Dela Cruz, Ihara, K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran, J.Keohokalole, Nishihara, Riviere, Ruderman, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai LHE, FIN HB2059
SB2312 SD1
Civil Rights; Internships and Job Training Programs
RELATING TO CIVIL RIGHTS.
Prohibits discrimination against any individual in selection, termination, terms or conditions of an internship or job training program because of the individual's race, sex including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, color, ancestry, disability, marital status, arrest and court record, or reproductive health decision. (SD1)
(S ) 2/14/2020 - Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC. MORIWAKI, BAKER, S. CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, KIDANI, KIM, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, Dela Cruz, Ihara, K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran, J.Keohokalole, Nishihara, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Wakai LCA, JDC HB2053
SB2313 SD2 HD2
Employment Practices; Sexual Harassment or Assault; Nondisclosure Agreements; Prohibited
RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.
Prohibits an employer from requiring an employee to enter into a nondisclosure agreement pertaining to sexual harassment or sexual assault. Prohibits an employer from retaliating against an employee for disclosing or discussing sexual harassment or sexual assault. (HD2)
(H ) 6/25/2020 - 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) Cabanilla Arakawa, Matayoshi excused (2). L. THIELEN, BAKER, S. CHANG, DELA CRUZ, IHARA, INOUYE, KIDANI, KIM, MORIWAKI, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, K. Kahele, Kanuha, J.Keohokalole, Nishihara, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai LAB, JUD, FIN HB2054
SCR6
Education; Title IX Corollary; Act 110 Implementation Task Force
CONVENING A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF HAWAII'S STATE LAW COROLLARY TO TITLE IX IN LIGHT OF ANTICIPATED CHANGES TO FEDERAL TITLE IX REGULATIONS.
(S ) 3/16/2020 - The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice. SHIMABUKURO, BAKER, S. CHANG, DELA CRUZ, INOUYE, KANUHA, KIDANI, KIM, MORIWAKI, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, Ihara, K. Kahele, J.Keohokalole, Nishihara, Riviere, Wakai HRE, JDC HCR15
SCR7
DOE; Harassment; Bullying; Report
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AMENDED CHAPTERS 19 AND 89 OF TITLE 8, HAWAII ADMINISTRATIVE RULES.
(S ) 3/16/2020 - Report adopted, referred to JDC. KIDANI, BAKER, S. CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, KIM, MORIWAKI, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, Dela Cruz, Ihara, K. Kahele, J.Keohokalole, Nishihara, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Wakai EDU, JDC HCR13
SCR8
Violence Against Women; Task Force
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO CONSOLIDATE DATA AND INFORMATION REGARDING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN INTO A COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL REPORT TO STRENGTHEN THE STATE'S OVERALL RESPONSE TO VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN.
(S ) 3/16/2020 - The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice. MORIWAKI, BAKER, S. CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, Dela Cruz, Ihara, K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran, J.Keohokalole, Kidani, Kim, Nishihara, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Wakai CPH, JDC HCR17
SCR9
Women's Legislative Caucus; Gender Equity; Boards; Commissions; Circuit Court
REQUESTING VARIOUS APPOINTING AUTHORITIES TO DEDICATE THEMSELVES TO ACHIEVE GENDER PARITY ON STATE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS AND CIRCUIT COURT.
(S ) 3/10/2020 - The committee(s) on GVO recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in GVO were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) L. Thielen, Inouye, Kanuha; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Baker, Fevella. L. THIELEN, BAKER, S. CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, J.KEOHOKALOLE, KIDANI, KIM, MORIWAKI, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, Dela Cruz, Ihara, K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran, Nishihara, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Wakai GVO, JDC HCR14
SCR10
Department of Human Services; Med-QUEST; Pregnancy; Coverage
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES PROVIDE AN ESTIMATE OF THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION AND LEGISLATIVE ACTION NECESSARY TO FUND AN EXPANSION OF MED-QUEST COVERAGE TO ALL POST-PARTUM WOMEN FOR A PERIOD OF TWELVE MONTHS FOLLOWING CHILDBIRTH.
(H ) 3/12/2020 - Referred to HSH/CPC, FIN, referral sheet 42 INOUYE, BAKER, S. CHANG, KANUHA, KIDANI, KIM, MORIWAKI, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, Dela Cruz, Ihara, K. Kahele, J.Keohokalole, Nishihara, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Wakai HSH/CPC, FIN HCR16
SR7
Education; Title IX Corollary; Act 110 Implementation Task Force
CONVENING A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF HAWAII'S STATE LAW COROLLARY TO TITLE IX IN LIGHT OF ANTICIPATED CHANGES TO FEDERAL TITLE IX REGULATIONS.
(S ) 3/16/2020 - The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice. SHIMABUKURO, BAKER, INOUYE, KANUHA, KIDANI, KIM, MORIWAKI, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, S. Chang, K. Kahele, Nishihara HRE, JDC HR13
SR8
DOE; Harassment; Bullying; Report
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AMENDED CHAPTERS 19 AND 89 OF TITLE 8, HAWAII ADMINISTRATIVE RULES.
(S ) 3/16/2020 - Report adopted, referred to JDC. KIDANI, S. CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, KIM, MORIWAKI, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, Baker, K. Kahele, Nishihara, Shimabukuro EDU, JDC HR11
SR9
Violence Against Women; Task Force
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO CONSOLIDATE DATA AND INFORMATION REGARDING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN INTO A COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL REPORT TO STRENGTHEN THE STATE'S OVERALL RESPONSE TO VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN.
(S ) 3/16/2020 - The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice. MORIWAKI, BAKER, S. CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, KIDANI, KIM, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, Nishihara, Shimabukuro, Wakai CPH, JDC HR15
SR10
Women's Legislative Caucus; Gender Equity; Boards; Commissions; Circuit Court
REQUESTING VARIOUS APPOINTING AUTHORITIES TO DEDICATE THEMSELVES TO ACHIEVE GENDER PARITY ON STATE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS AND CIRCUIT COURT.
(S ) 3/10/2020 - The committee(s) on GVO recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in GVO were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) L. Thielen, Inouye, Kanuha; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Baker, Fevella. L. THIELEN, BAKER, S. CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, KIDANI, KIM, MORIWAKI, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, Nishihara, Shimabukuro, Wakai GVO, JDC HR12
SR11
Department of Human Services; Med-QUEST; Pregnancy; Coverage
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES PROVIDE AN ESTIMATE OF THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION AND LEGISLATIVE ACTION NECESSARY TO FUND AN EXPANSION OF MED-QUEST COVERAGE TO ALL POST-PARTUM WOMEN FOR A PERIOD OF TWELVE MONTHS FOLLOWING CHILDBIRTH.
(S ) 3/3/2020 - Report and Resolution Adopted. INOUYE, BAKER, S. CHANG, KANUHA, KIDANI, KIM, MORIWAKI, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, Nishihara, Shimabukuro, Wakai HMS HR14