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Hawaii Family Advocates Reviews 2013 Legislative Action
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2013 Legislative Action

From Hawaii Family Advocates

The 2013 legislative session is now complete.  Below is a list of bills that HFA submitted testimony on.  To receive alerts during the legislative session, click here.

BIRTH CERTIFICATES

HB 412 HD1
RELATING TO CERTIFICATES OF   BIRTH

BELATTI, HANOHANO, ICHIYAMA, JORDAN, LOWEN, LUKE, THIELEN, WOOLEY

Establishes the documentation that is required when requesting the Department of Health to issue a new birth certificate with a gender designation change and addresses related confidentiality issues. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB412 HD1)

"The new certificate of birth shall not be marked as having been amended and shall in no way reveal the original information changed by the amendment."

HLT, JUD, FIN

  • 02/06/13 +HLT w/a

EARLY CHILDHOOD   EDUCATION

SB 1084 CD1
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE X, SECTION 1, OF THE HAWAII   STATE CONSTITUTION TO PERMIT THE APPROPRIATION OF PUBLIC FUNDS FOR PRIVATE   EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAMS.

KIM (By Request)

Proposes a constitutional amendment to permit the appropriation of public   funds for private early childhood education programs, subject to   non-discrimination provisions, as provided by law. (CD1)

  • 04/30/2013 S   Passed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). 21 Aye(s); Aye(s) with reservations:   Senator(s) Chun Oakland, Hee, Ihara, Taniguchi, Wakai . 4 No(es): Senator(s)   Baker, Dela Cruz, Espero, Slom. 0 Excused: none. 
  • 04/30/13 H Passed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with Representative(s) Aquino,   Cullen, Lowen, Morikawa, Woodson, Yamane voting aye with reservations;   Representative(s) Brower, Cabanilla, Cheape, Fale, Fukumoto, Hanohano, Ito,   Johanson, McDermott, McKelvey, Nakashima, Onishi, Takai, Ward voting no (14)   and none excused (0).
  • 04/09/13 +HSE Representative(s) Coffman,   Jordan, Lowen, McKelvey, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s)   Cabanilla, Carroll, Fale, Fukumoto, Hanohano, Ito, Johanson, Morikawa, Takai   voting no (9) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
  • 04/02/13 +FIN   u/a
  • 03/13/13 +EDN w/a
  • 03/05/13: Ayes, 21; Aye(s) with reservations:   Senator(s) English, Espero, Green, Keith-Agaran, Nishihara, Solomon,   Taniguchi, Wakai . Noes, 3 (Senator(s) Baker, Hee, Slom). Excused, 1   (Senator(s) Kouchi). Transmitted to House.
  • 02/21/13 +WAM w/a
  • 02/05/13 +JDL u/a
  • 02/01/13 +EDU u/a

SB 1093 CD1
RELATING TO SCHOOL READINESS

KIM (By Request)
Establishes the preschool open doors program within the department of human   services. Requires reporting to the legislature. Makes an appropriation.   (CD1)

  • 04/30/2013 S   Passed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). 24 Aye(s); Aye(s) with reservations:   none . 1 No(es): Senator(s) Slom. 0 Excused: none. 
  • 04/30/13  H Passed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with Representative(s) Fale,   Fukumoto voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused   (0)
  • 04/09/13   +HSE Representative(s) Fale, Fukumoto, Johanson voting aye with   reservations; Representative(s) Cabanilla, Hanohano voting no (2) and none   excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
  • 04/02/13 +FIN   w/a
  • 03/13/13 +EDN   w/a
  • 03/05/13 +SEN Report   adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 23; Aye(s) with   reservations: Senator(s) L. Thielen . Noes, 1 (Senator(s) Slom). Excused, 1   (Senator(s) Hee). Transmitted to House.
  • 02/21/13 +WAM w/a
  • 01/30/13 +EDU/HMS w/a

SB 1095 CD1
RELATING TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

KIM (By Request)

  • 04/30/2013 S   Passed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). 24 Aye(s); Aye(s) with reservations:   none . 1 No(es): Senator(s) Slom. 0 Excused: none.
  • 04/30/13  H Passed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with Representative(s) Fale,   Fukumoto voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused   (0).  04/09/13 +HSE Representative(s) Cheape, Fale,   Fukumoto, Johanson, Jordan, Lowen, McKelvey, Ward voting aye with   reservations; Representative(s) Cabanilla, Hanohano voting no (2) and none   excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
  • 04/02/13 +FIN   w/a
  • 03/13/13 +EDN   w/a
  • 03/05/13 +SEN Report   adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 22; Aye(s) with   reservations: Senator(s) Nishihara, Taniguchi, L. Thielen . Noes, 1   (Senator(s) Slom). Excused, 2 (Senator(s) Kim, Ruderman). Transmitted to   House.
  • 02/05/13 +WAM w/a
  • 01/30/13 +EDU w/a

DOMESTIC WORKERS

SB 535 CD1
RELATING TO LABOR
BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, Shimabukuro

Establishes the preschool open doors program within the department of human   services. Requires reporting to the legislature. Makes an appropriation.   (CD1)

  • 04/30/2013 S   Passed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). 24 Aye(s); Aye(s) with reservations:  none. 1 No(es): Senator(s) Slom. 0 Excused: none. 
  • 04/30/13  H Passed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with Representative(s) Fale,   Fukumoto voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused   (0).
  • 04/09/13 Representative(s) Ward voting aye with   reservations; Representative(s) Fale, Fukumoto, McDermott voting no (3) and   none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
  • 04/04/13 +JUD   w/a
  • 03/19/13 +EDB/LAB   w/a
  • 03/05/13 +SEN Report   adopted; Ayes, 24; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 1 (Senator(s)   Slom). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
  • 02/07/13 +JDL w/a

EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTIVES

HB 411 HD2
RELATING TO HOSPITAL EMERGENCY COMPASSIONATE CARE FOR SEXUAL   ASSAULT VICTIMS

BELATTI, CABANILLA, CARROLL, HANOHANO, ICHIYAMA, JORDAN, LOWEN, LUKE, MORIKAWA, THIELEN, WOOLEY

Establishes a new part in chapter 321, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to ensure   that female sexual assault victims are provided with medically and factually   accurate and unbiased information about and access to emergency contraception when receiving emergency medical care at Hawaii's hospitals. (HB411 HD2)

  • 04/23/2013 H Act   027, on 4/22/2013 (Gov. Msg. No. 1127).  04/09/13: Report adopted; Passed Third Reading.   Ayes, 23; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 2 (Senator(s) Gabbard,   Slom). Excused, 0 (none).
  • 03/27/13 +JDL   u/a
  • 03/11/13 +HTH   u/a
  • 03/05/13 +HSE Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with Representative(s) Awana, Cachola,   Takai, Tokioka, Yamane voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Cheape, Fale, Fukumoto, Har, Johanson, McDermott, Ward voting no (7) and Representative(s) Aquino, Cullen excused (2). Transmitted to Senate.
  • 02/28/13 +JDL w/a
  • 02/08/13 +HLT w/a

SAME-SEX "MARRIAGE"

SR123
REQUESTING THE   CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, AND RELIGIOUS   IMPACTS OF ENACTING MARRIAGE EQUALITY IN HAWAII.

HEE, Gabbard

  • 04/05/13 Resolution Adopted. Aye(s) with reservations:   Senator(s) Ihara, Kidani, Kouchi. Noes, 3 (Senator(s) Baker, L. Thielen,   Slom).
  • 03/25/13 +JDL u/a

SCR 166
REQUESTING THE   CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, AND RELIGIOUS   IMPACTS OF ENACTING MARRIAGE EQUALITY IN HAWAII.

HEE, Gabbard

  • 04/26/13 Adopted   in final form
  • 04/25/2013 H Adopted with none voting aye with   reservations; Representative(s) Cheape, Fale, Fukumoto, Johanson, Ward voting   no (5) and Representative(s) McDermott, Thielen excused (2).
  • 04/05/13 Resolution Adopted. Aye(s) with reservations:   Senator(s) Ihara, Kidani, Kouchi. Noes, 3 (Senator(s) Baker, L. Thielen, Slom). Transmitted to House.
  • 03/25/13 +JDL u/a
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