2022 Hawai'i Legislative Bill Tracking
May 5, 2022
April 25, 2022
April 18, 2022
April 4, 2022
March 28, 2022
March 21, 2022
March 10, 2022
February 28, 2022
February 22, 2022
February 14, 2022
February 7, 2022
January 31, 2022
Jan. 24, 2022
OYAH Testimony 2022
2022 Bills that OYAH Opposed:
OPPOSE: HB 1459, Relating to Juvenile Restitution. Requires victim restitution in certain juvenile cases. Clarifies the definition of "victim" for purposes of victim restitution in these cases.
2022 Bills that OYAH Supported:
SUPPORT: SB 1128, Relating to Office of Youth Services. Permits individual vocational programs within the purview of the office of youth services to engage in commercial enterprises, including the sale of goods and services, for self-sustainability purposes, for young adults only. Establishes the office of youth services revolving fund.
SUPPORT: HB 2311, Relating to Native Hawaiian Rehabilitation Programs. Appropriates funds to the Department of Public Safety to collaborate with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs the creation of a Native Hawaiian rehabilitation program for prison inmates, which puts an emphasis on Native Hawaiian values and cultural practices.
SUPPORT: SB 2770, Relating to Native Hawaiian Rehabilitation Programs. Appropriates funds to the Department of Public Safety to collaborate with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs the creation of a Native Hawaiian rehabilitation program for prison inmates, which puts an emphasis on Native Hawaiian values and cultural practices.
SUPPORT: SB 3168, Relating to Homelessness. This bill extends the ohana zones pilot program to 06/30/2028 and appropriates funds for the continuation and stabilization of the program.
SUPPORT: SB 2878, Relating to Emancipation. This bill allows a minor who has reached the age of sixteen years to petition the family court for a declaration of emancipation.
SUPPORT: SB 1347, Relating to Sex Trafficking Prevention. This bill requires the department of education to offer training for teachers, educational officers, and school-based behavioral health specialists on sex trafficking prevention and response.
SUPPORT: SB 3018, Relating to Homelessness. This bill requires the Hawaii housing finance and development corporation to establish the kauhale program to provide individual or shared micro housing units and services to homeless individuals and families
SUPPORT: SB 3235, Relating to the Safe Spaces for Youth Pilot Program. This bill establishes the Safe Spaces for Youth Pilot Program within the Department of Human Services.
SUPPORT: SB 2481, Relating to Youth Crisis Centers. This bill establishes the Youth Crisis Center Branch of the Office of Youth Services and the position of Administrator of the Youth Crisis Branch of the Office of Youth Services.
SUPPORT: SB 3118, Relating to Tobacco Products. This bill bans the sale of flavored tobacco products and mislabeled eliquid products.
SUPPORT: SB 2115, Relating to Room Confinement of Minors. This bill establishes conditions and time limits for placing a minor in room confinement at a detention or shelter facility.
SUPPORT: HB 1570, Relating to Youth Vaping Epidemic. This bill bans the sale of flavored tobacco products and mislabeled eliquid products.
SUPPORT: HB 2309, Relating to Incarceration. This bill appropriates moneys for the development and maintenance of diversion, reentry, and rehabilitation services and programs by non-profit organizations in the State. It requires a report to the Legislature.
OYAH Monitored Bail Reform: HB 1567