31st Legislature, 2021
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Floor session convene times for Tuesday, April 20, 2021:
Senate: 12:00 p.m. | House of Representatives: 11:30 a.m.
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Senate District 11
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 219
phone: 808-586-6460
fax: 808-586-6461
sentaniguchi@capitol.hawaii.gov
Member of the following committees:
District Information
11th Senatorial District Map - Manoa, Makiki, Punchbowl, Papakolea
Professional Experience
•  Legal Counsel, Corporate Marketing/Attorney, City Bank
•  Attorney, Private practice
•  Law Clerk, Judge Hiroshi Kato, State Circuit Court
•  Project Coordinator, Hawaii Housing Authority
•  Advisor, Waimanalo Residents Housing Development
Community Accomplishments
•  Advocate, Ota Camp Residents Association
•  Program Coordinator, Waipahu Youth Project
•  Research Aid, Governor John Burns
•  Board Member, Koga Engineering
Measures Introduced
 Title
SB1 SD2 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB16 RELATING TO STATE HOLIDAYS.
SB149 RELATING TO PROPERTY FORFEITURE.
SB314 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE STATE ARCHIVES.
SB315 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE STATE OF HAWAII MUSEUM OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY.
SB316 RELATING TO JUNETEENTH.
SB600 RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST HEALTH CARE SECURITY PROFESSIONALS.
SB607 SD3 HD1 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
SB670 SD1 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYMENT OF A MINOR.
SB671 RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
SB672 RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
SB673 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
SB674 RELATING TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
SB675 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII EMPLOYER-UNION HEALTH BENEFITS FUND.
SB676 SD1 RELATING TO THE MINIMUM WAGE.
SB677 RELATING TO THE MINIMUM WAGE.
SB678 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
SB679 RELATING TO FAMILY LEAVE AND TEMPORARY DISABILITY INSURANCE.
SB680 RELATING TO VIOLATION OF PRIVACY.
SB681 RELATING TO LABOR.
SB682 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY.
SB793 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE MINIMUM WAGE.
SB992 RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
SB993 RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
SB994 RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
SB995 RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
SB996 RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
SB1263 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL.
SB1264 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB1265 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB1266 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB1267 RELATING TO EMERGENCY POWERS.
SB1330 RELATING TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
SB1377 RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
SB1378 RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
SB1379 RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.
SB1380 SD1 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR IOLANI PALACE.
SCR97 SD1 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A RETIREMENT SAVINGS PROGRAM TASK FORCE TO ASSESS THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A HAWAII RETIREMENT SAVINGS PROGRAM FOR PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYEES WITHOUT ACCESS TO EMPLOYER-SPONSORED RETIREMENT PLANS.
SCR98 HD1 REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE ON PAID FAMILY LEAVE.
SCR99 SD1 HD1 RATIFYING A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES GIVING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES POWER TO LIMIT, REGULATE, AND PROHIBIT THE LABOR OF PERSONS UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE.
SCR140 SD1 ASSERTING THAT RACISM IS A PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS AND URGING THE STATE TO COMMIT TO RECOGNIZING AND ADDRESSING THE RESULTING INEQUITIES, AND STUDY AND REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON ECONOMIC DISPARITIES THAT CONTRIBUTE TO THE DETRIMENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH EFFECTS OF RACISM.
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.
SCR146 SD1 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY RELATING TO A STATE'S AUTHORITY TO ALLOW COLLECTIVE NEGOTIATION BETWEEN PHYSICIANS AND HEALTH CARE INSURERS.
SCR147 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO INTRODUCE AND CONSIDER DURING THE REGULAR SESSION OF 2022, A BILL ASSESSING A CARBON TAX ON FOSSIL FUELS AND RETURNING THE TAX REVENUES TO HAWAII HOUSEHOLDS IN EQUAL SHARES.
SCR148 URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO FORGIVE THE STATE'S OUTSTANDING FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE LOAN BALANCE FOR FEDERAL LOANS BORROWED TO CONTINUE TO PAY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
SCR164 SD1 HD1 URGING THE UNITED STATES SENATE AND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO ENACT THE PROTECTING THE RIGHT TO ORGANIZE ACT AS EXPEDITIOUSLY AS POSSIBLE.
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.
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.
SCR242 SD1 HD1 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A CREATIVE RESURGENCE TASK FORCE TO BUILD AND FOSTER CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION THROUGH THE ARTS, CULTURE, AND HUMANITIES.
SCR243 SD1 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY AND DEVELOP STATUTORY DEFINITIONS OF "CREATIVE WORK" AND "CREATIVE WORKERS" BY TAKING INTO CONSIDERATION HAWAII'S EXISTING CREATIVE WORK INDUSTRY, AS GROUNDWORK FOR THE LEGISLATURE TO ADOPT MEASURES TO SUPPORT HAWAII'S CREATIVE WORKERS.
SCR244 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO ESTABLISH A REGISTRY OF CREATIVE ARTIST GIG WORKERS TO ENABLE THE WORKERS TO ACCESS UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS THROUGH THE PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
SR76 SD1 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A RETIREMENT SAVINGS PROGRAM TASK FORCE TO ASSESS THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A HAWAII RETIREMENT SAVINGS PROGRAM FOR PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYEES WITHOUT ACCESS TO EMPLOYER-SPONSORED RETIREMENT PLANS.
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.
SR114 URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO FORGIVE THE STATE'S OUTSTANDING FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE LOAN BALANCE FOR FEDERAL LOANS BORROWED TO CONTINUE TO PAY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
SR129 SD1 URGING THE UNITED STATES SENATE AND PRESIDENT JOSEPH R. BIDEN TO ENACT THE PROTECTING THE RIGHT TO ORGANIZE ACT.
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.
SR201 SD1 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A CREATIVE RESURGENCE TASK FORCE TO BUILD AND FOSTER CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION THROUGH THE ARTS, CULTURE, AND HUMANITIES.
SR202 SD1 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY AND DEVELOP STATUTORY DEFINITIONS OF "CREATIVE WORK" AND "CREATIVE WORKERS" BY TAKING INTO CONSIDERATION HAWAII'S EXISTING CREATIVE WORK INDUSTRY, AS GROUNDWORK FOR THE LEGISLATURE TO ADOPT MEASURES TO SUPPORT HAWAII'S CREATIVE WORKERS.
SR203 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO ESTABLISH A REGISTRY OF CREATIVE ARTIST GIG WORKERS TO ENABLE THE WORKERS TO ACCESS UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS THROUGH THE PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.