31st Legislature, 2021
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SB711       (?)

Report Title: Hawaiian Language; Public Documents; Letterheads; Symbols
Description: Requires all letterheads, documents, symbols, and emblems of the State and other political subdivisions that include Hawaiian words or names to include accurate and appropriate Hawaiian names, spelling, and punctuation. Establishes references for accurate, appropriate, and authentic Hawaiian names and words, including proper Hawaiian spelling and punctuation. Clarifies that the full text of bills and other official documents are not required to be written in Hawaiian and that misspelled or incorrectly punctuated Hawaiian words and names shall not invalidate the documents or render them unenforceable and no cause of action shall arise accordingly.
Package: None
Current Referral: JDC
Introducer(s): ENGLISH, ACASIO, BAKER, KEITH-AGARAN, MISALUCHA, RHOADS, Fevella, Gabbard, Kidani, Nishihara, Shimabukuro

Sort by Date Status Text
1/25/2021SPassed First Reading.
1/27/2021SReferred to GVO, JDC.
2/11/2021SRe-Referred to JDC.
2/19/2021SThe committee(s) on JDC has scheduled a public hearing on 02-24-21 9:31AM; Via Videoconference.
2/24/2021SThe committee on JDC deferred the measure.

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

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JDC 2/24/21 9:31A
Via Videoconference