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 ) 4/24/2019 - Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-25-19 3:15PM in conference room 325. 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 ) 1/17/2020 - Pending introduction. 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
HB2054
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.
(H ) 1/17/2020 - Pending introduction. PERRUSO, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, Creagan, Eli, Thielen
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 ) 1/17/2020 - Pending introduction. OKIMOTO, BELATTI, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, THIELEN, YAMASHITA
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 ) 1/17/2020 - Pending introduction. MATSUMOTO, BELATTI, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, HAR, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA
HB2057
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 ) 1/17/2020 - Pending introduction. 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
HB2058
Domestic Abuse; Order to Show Cause Hearing
RELATING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE.
Provides that a court may not grant more than 2 continuances of an order to show cause hearing in domestic abuse cases, absent a finding of exigent circumstances.
(H ) 1/17/2020 - Pending introduction. ICHIYAMA, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CREAGAN, ELI, HASHIMOTO, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, San Buenaventura
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 ) 1/17/2020 - Pending introduction. PERRUSO, BELATTI, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, San Buenaventura
HB2060
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.
(H ) 1/17/2020 - Pending introduction. BELATTI, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, Creagan, Matsumoto, Perruso, San Buenaventura
HB2061
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.
(H ) 1/17/2020 - Pending introduction. WILDBERGER, BELATTI, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, THIELEN, YAMASHITA
HB2062
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 in the State. Requires the sexually exploited children statewide program and the commercial sexual exploitation of children steering committee to provide annual 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 sexually exploited children. Appropriates funds.
(H ) 1/17/2020 - Pending introduction. 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
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 ) 1/17/2020 - To be offered. ICHIYAMA, BELATTI, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, Cabanilla Arakawa HR11
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 ) 1/17/2020 - To be offered. THIELEN, BELATTI, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA HR12
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 ) 1/17/2020 - To be offered. MORIKAWA, BELATTI, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CREAGAN, ELI, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA HR13
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 ) 1/17/2020 - To be offered. KITAGAWA, BELATTI, CREAGAN, ELI, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, LOWEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA 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 ) 1/17/2020 - To be offered. NAKAMURA, BELATTI, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Cabanilla Arakawa, Creagan, Yamashita 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 ) 1/17/2020 - To be offered. ICHIYAMA, BELATTI, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, Cabanilla Arakawa, San Buenaventura HCR13
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 ) 1/17/2020 - To be offered. THIELEN, BELATTI, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, San Buenaventura HCR14
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 ) 1/17/2020 - To be offered. MORIKAWA, BELATTI, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA HCR15
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 ) 1/17/2020 - To be offered. KITAGAWA, BELATTI, CREAGAN, ELI, GATES, ICHIYAMA, LOWEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, Hashimoto 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 ) 1/17/2020 - To be offered. NAKAMURA, BELATTI, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, Creagan, San Buenaventura 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 ) 4/17/2019 - Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 907). 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 ) 4/24/2019 - Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-25-19 2:00PM in conference room 423. 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 ) 1/17/2020 - Introduced. INOUYE, BAKER, S. CHANG, KANUHA, KIDANI, KIM, MORIWAKI, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, Dela Cruz, Ihara, K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran, Nishihara, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Taniguchi, Wakai
SB2305
Domestic Abuse; Order to Show Cause Hearing
RELATING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE.
Provides that a court may not grant more than 2 continuances of an order to show cause hearing in domestic abuse cases, absent a finding of exigent circumstances.
(S ) 1/17/2020 - Introduced. 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
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.
(S ) 1/17/2020 - Introduced. 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
SB2307
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.
(S ) 1/17/2020 - Introduced. 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
SB2308
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 in the State. Requires the sexually exploited children statewide program and the commercial sexual exploitation of children steering committee to provide annual 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 sexually exploited children. Appropriates funds.
(S ) 1/17/2020 - Introduced. BAKER, S. CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, KIDANI, KIM, MORIWAKI, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, Dela Cruz, Ihara, K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran, J.Keohokalole, Nishihara, Shimabukuro, Wakai
SB2309
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.
(S ) 1/17/2020 - Introduced. 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
SB2310
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.
(S ) 1/17/2020 - Introduced. 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
SB2311
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.
(S ) 1/17/2020 - Introduced. 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
SB2312
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.
(S ) 1/17/2020 - Introduced. 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
SB2313
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.
(S ) 1/17/2020 - Introduced. 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
SB2353
County Surcharge on State Tax; General Excise Tax; Extension
RELATING TO TAXATION.
Extends the period in which a county may adopt an ordinance to establish a surcharge on state tax, under certain conditions, from 3/31/2019 to 3/31/2021.
(S ) 1/17/2020 - Introduced. ENGLISH, KEITH-AGARAN, Ihara
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 ) 1/21/2020 - Offered. SHIMABUKURO, BAKER, S. CHANG, DELA CRUZ, INOUYE, KANUHA, KIDANI, KIM, MORIWAKI, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, Ihara, K. Kahele, J.Keohokalole, Nishihara, Riviere, Wakai
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 ) 1/21/2020 - Offered. KIDANI, BAKER, S. CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, KIM, MORIWAKI, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, Dela Cruz, Ihara, K. Kahele, J.Keohokalole, Nishihara, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Wakai
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 ) 1/21/2020 - Offered. MORIWAKI, BAKER, S. CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, Dela Cruz, Ihara, K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran, J.Keohokalole, Kidani, Kim, Nishihara, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Wakai
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 ) 1/21/2020 - Offered. 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
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.
(S ) 1/21/2020 - Offered. INOUYE, BAKER, S. CHANG, KANUHA, KIDANI, KIM, MORIWAKI, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, Dela Cruz, Ihara, K. Kahele, J.Keohokalole, Nishihara, Riviere, Shimabukuro, Wakai
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 ) 1/21/2020 - Offered. SHIMABUKURO, BAKER, INOUYE, KANUHA, KIDANI, KIM, MORIWAKI, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, S. Chang, K. Kahele, Nishihara
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 ) 1/21/2020 - Offered. KIDANI, S. CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, KIM, MORIWAKI, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, Baker, K. Kahele, Nishihara, Shimabukuro
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 ) 1/21/2020 - Offered. MORIWAKI, BAKER, S. CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, KIDANI, KIM, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, Nishihara, Shimabukuro, Wakai
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 ) 1/21/2020 - Offered. L. THIELEN, BAKER, S. CHANG, INOUYE, KANUHA, KIDANI, KIM, MORIWAKI, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, Nishihara, Shimabukuro, Wakai
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 ) 1/21/2020 - Offered. INOUYE, BAKER, S. CHANG, KANUHA, KIDANI, KIM, MORIWAKI, K. RHOADS, RUDERMAN, L. THIELEN, Nishihara, Shimabukuro, Wakai