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Measure Title: RELATING TO FAMILIES.
Report Title: Department of Human Services; Family Court; Parental Rights; Disabled Persons
Description: Prohibits the disability of a parent or caregiver from being the sole factor in determining fitness as a foster parent, adoptive parent, guardian, parent seeking custody or visitation, or provider of a safe family home. (CD1)
Companion:  HB674
Package: None
Current Referral: HSH, JUD
Introducer(s): RIVIERE, RUDERMAN, Baker, S. Chang, Gabbard, Kim

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1/18/2019SIntroduced.
1/22/2019SPassed First Reading.
1/24/2019SReferred to HMS, JDC.
2/1/2019SThe committee(s) on HMS has scheduled a public hearing on 02-04-19 3:10PM in conference room 016.
2/4/2019SThe committee(s) on HMS recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in HMS were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Ruderman, K. Rhoads, Ihara, Riviere, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/12/2019SReported from HMS (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 234) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to JDC.
2/12/2019SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC.
2/21/2019SThe committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-26-19 9:00AM in conference room 016.
2/26/2019SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in JDC were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, Wakai, Gabbard, Kim; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Fevella.
3/1/2019SReported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1019) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading.
3/1/2019SOne Day Notice 03-05-19.
3/5/2019SReport Adopted; Passed Third Reading. Ayes, 24; Aye(s) with reservations: none. Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 1 (Senator(s) Harimoto). Transmitted to House.
3/5/2019HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 304) in amended form (SD 1).
3/7/2019HPass First Reading
3/7/2019HReferred to HSH, JUD, referral sheet 27
3/12/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by HSH on Friday, 03-15-19 9:00AM in House conference room 329.
3/15/2019HThe committees on HSH recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) San Buenaventura, Nakamura, Belatti, B. Kobayashi, Mizuno, Say, Tokioka; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Ward.
3/20/2019HReported from HSH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1453) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to JUD.
3/20/2019HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Belatti, Yamane excused (2).
3/27/2019HBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Friday, 03-29-19 2:05PM in House conference room 325.
3/29/2019HThe committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 04-02-19 at 2:00pm.
3/29/2019HBill scheduled for decision making on Tuesday, 04-02-19 2:00PM in conference room 325.
4/2/2019HThe committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 04-03-19 2:05pm.
4/2/2019HBill scheduled for decision making on Wednesday, 04-03-19 2:05PM in conference room 325.
4/3/2019HThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Brower, Creagan, Lowen, McKelvey, Morikawa, Say, Takayama, Yamane, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
4/5/2019HReported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2133), recommending passage on Third Reading.
4/5/2019HPassed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Eli, Mizuno, Nishimoto excused (3). Transmitted to Senate.
4/9/2019SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 677).
4/9/2019SSenate disagrees with House amendments.
4/9/2019HReceived notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 885).
4/12/2019SSenate Conferees Appointed: Ruderman Chair; K. Rhoads Co-Chair; Riviere, Fevella.
4/12/2019HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 899).
4/15/2019HHouse Conferees Appointed: San Buenaventura, C. Lee Co-Chairs; Ward.
4/15/2019SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 809).
4/17/2019SConference committee meeting scheduled for 04-18-19 2:15PM in conference room 225.
4/18/2019SThe Conference committee recommends that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes of the Senate Conference Managers were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Ruderman, K. Rhoads, Riviere; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Fevella.
4/18/2019HThe Conference Committee recommends that the measure be Passed, with Amendments. The votes were as follows: 3 Ayes: Representative(s) San Buenaventura, C. Lee, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
4/24/2019SReported from Conference Committee as amended CD 1 (Conf. Com. Rep. No. 7).
4/24/2019S48 Hrs. Notice (as amended CD 1) 04-26-19.
4/24/2019HReported from Conference Committee (Conf Com. Rep. No. 7) as amended in (CD 1).
4/24/2019HForty-eight (48) hours notice Friday, 04-26-19.
4/26/2019HDeferred one day 04-30-19.
4/26/2019SPassed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). Ayes, 24; Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 1 Excused: Senator(s) Fevella.
4/26/2019HReceived notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 965).
4/30/2019HPassed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0).
5/2/2019SReceived notice of passage on Final Reading in House (Hse. Com. No. 883).
5/3/2019SEnrolled to Governor.
7/9/2019HAct 259, on 07/05/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1361).
7/9/2019SAct 259, 07/05/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1361).

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

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SB947 SD1 HD1 CD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
HMS 016 2/04/2019 3:10 PM View
JDC 016 2/26/2019 9:00 AM View
HSH 329 3/15/2019 9:00 AM View
JUD 325 3/29/2019 2:05 PM View
JUD 325 4/02/2019 2:00 PM View
JUD 325 4/03/2019 2:05 PM View
CONF 225 4/18/2019 2:15 PM View