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SB406 SD1 HD2     
Report Title: Child Custody; Grandparent Visitation; Best Interest of the Child
Description: Allows the court to award reasonable visitation rights to a petitioning grandparent of a minor child when the child's parent is unable to exercise parental visitation due to death or incarceration and denial of reasonable grandparent visitation rights would cause significant harm to the child. Requires the court to follow best interest of the child procedures, considerations, and standards when granting grandparent visitation rights. Specifies that any person who violates the terms and conditions of a court order granting reasonable grandparent visitation rights are subject to sanctions. (HD2)
Package: None
Current Referral: HUS, JHA
Act: 77

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6/14/2023SAct 077, 06/14/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1178).
6/14/2023HAct 077, on 06/14/2023 (Gov. Msg. No. 1178).
4/18/2023SEnrolled to Governor.
4/18/2023HReceived notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 902).
4/18/2023SPassed Final Reading. Ayes, 23; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Fevella . 1 No(es): Senator(s) Awa. 1 Excused: Senator(s) Ihara.
4/17/2023SOne Day Notice 04-18-23.
4/17/2023SSenate agrees with House amendments. Placed on the calendar for Final Reading on 04-18-23.
4/17/2023SReconsideration of action taken on 04-04-23 in disagreeing to the House amendments.
4/4/2023HReceived notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 557).
4/4/2023SSenate disagrees with House amendments.
4/4/2023SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 542).
4/3/2023HPassed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Nishimoto excused (1). Transmitted to Senate.
3/31/2023HDeferred one day 04-03-23.
3/29/2023HForty-eight (48) hours notice Friday, 03-31-23.
3/29/2023HReported from JHA (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1637) as amended in HD 2, recommending passage on Third Reading.
3/24/2023HThe committee on JHA recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Tarnas, Takayama, Ganaden, Holt, Hashimoto, Ichiyama, Mizuno, Souza; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Ilagan, Kong.
3/22/2023HBill scheduled to be heard by JHA on Friday, 03-24-23 2:00PM in House conference room 325 VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE.
3/21/2023HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JHA with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Quinlan excused (1).
3/21/2023HReported from HUS (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1405) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to JHA.
3/14/2023HThe committee on HUS recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Mizuno, Amato, Belatti, Ilagan, Takenouchi, Nishimoto, Garcia; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Kobayashi.
3/10/2023HBill scheduled to be heard by HUS on Tuesday, 03-14-23 9:00AM in House conference room 329 VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE.
3/9/2023HReferred to HUS, JHA, referral sheet 17
3/9/2023HPass First Reading
3/7/2023HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 159) in amended form (SD 1).
3/7/2023SReport Adopted; Passed Third Reading. Ayes, 22; Aye(s) with reservations: none. Noes, 2 (Senator(s) Awa, Fevella). Excused, 1 (Senator(s) Fukunaga). Transmitted to House.
3/3/2023SOne Day Notice 03-07-23.
3/3/2023SReported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 852) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading.
3/1/2023SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in JDC were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Gabbard, Elefante, San Buenaventura; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Awa; and 0 Excused: none.
2/24/2023SThe committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 03-01-23 9:30AM; Conference Room 016 & Videoconference.
2/15/2023SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC.
2/15/2023SReported from HHS (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 317) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to JDC.
1/30/2023SThe committee(s) on HHS recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in HHS were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) San Buenaventura, Aquino, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, Awa; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
1/27/2023SThe committee(s) on HHS has scheduled a public hearing on 01-30-23 1:00PM; Conference Room 225 & Videoconference.
1/25/2023SReferred to HHS, JDC.
1/20/2023SPassed First Reading.

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SB406 SD1 HD2
All Versions of this Measure

Hearing Notices
1/30/23 1:00P
CR 225 & Videoconference
3/01/23 9:30A
CR 016 & Videoconference
3/14/23 9:00A
3/24/23 2:00P