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HB453       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO CHILDREN.
Report Title: Emancipation of Minors; Children; Parents; Family Court
Description: Allows a minor who has reached the age of 16 to petition the Family Court for emancipation, and directs the court regarding investigation of the petition, appointment of legal counsel and a guardian ad litem for the petitioner, and the findings necessary to grant the petition. Specifies the rights gained by the minor upon emancipation and authorizes the court to require the minor's parents or legal guardians to pay for any services ordered by the court. Requires emancipation proceedings to be stayed until final disposition of the minor's child protective case under Chapter 587A, HRS.
Companion:  SB821
Package: Keiki Caucus
Current Referral: HHH, JHA, FIN
Introducer(s): SAYAMA, ICHIYAMA, KAPELA, MARTEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, WILDBERGER

Sort by Date Status Text
1/22/2021HPending introduction.
1/25/2021HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/27/2021HReferred to HHH, JHA, FIN, referral sheet 1

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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HB453




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