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Some Bills to Follow

Here are a few bills of note which will be reviewed in hearings this coming week organized by committee.  Click on the bill name for full language.  Click on the committee for notice of hearings.



SB 218: Requires hospitals to provide survivors of sexual assault with medically and factually accurate and unbiased information regarding emergency contraception.


SB 120: Repeal special and revolving funds and transfer balances to state general fund.




HB 241: Increases penalty for promotion of prostitution.


HB 904: Prohibits the sale or distribution of caffeinated beer beverages unless labeled as an “intoxicating liquor” and accompanied by a warning about potential harmful effects of consumption.



House Committee To Hear Civil Unions Bill

The Hawaii State House will hold a Judiciary committee hearing on Senate Bill 232.  SB232 passed over to the House after passing a third reading in the Senate on Friday, January 27th.  Representative Gilbert Keith-Agaran (D-19) currently chairs the House Judiciary Committee. 

The hearing will be held on Tuesday, February 8th @ 2:15PM in the Capitol Auditorium.  A large crowd is expected similar to that of the gathering from the Senate hearing a few weeks ago.  The committee is currently accepting written testimony with a deadline of 4Pm on Monday, February 7th.  Testimony can be submitted here or for more info visit the Judiciary web page.

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