HB 486 HD 1

RELATING TO BREASTFEEDING

By Representative(s) LEE / MORITA / THIELEN / AUWAE / KAWAKAMI / MARUMOTO / LEONG / GOODENOW / AHU ISA / HIRAKI / GARCIA / SCHATZ / LUKE / CATALANI / MEYER / TAKUMI / CASE / TAKAI / YOSHINAGA / HAMAKAWA / SAIKI / TAKAMINE

Companion Bill: SB 825

Subjects: Legislative Women's Caucus

Keywords: BUSINESS ENTERPRISES, CONSUMER PROTECTION, CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS, DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, DISCRIMINATION, HOURS OF WORK, HUMAN SERVICES, INCOME TAX, LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, OFFENSES AGAINST THE PERSON, PENAL CODE, SALARIES AND WAGES, TAX CREDITS OR REFUNDS, TAXATION, TRADE REGULATIONS, WOMEN

Report Title: Breastfeeding

Description: Provides a tax credit for businesses that provide a safe and secure area for a new mother to breastfeed. Promotes the practice of breastfeeding in places of work. Requires the State Commission on the Status of Women to accumulate, compile and publish information regarding breastfeeding discrimination in the workplace. (HB486 HD1)

 1-22-99        H Introduced and passed First Reading                      
 1-25-99        H Referred to the committees on 1. LAB 2. JHA 3. FIN ,        
                  referral sheet 3
 2- 3-99        H Bill scheduled to be heard by LAB on Friday,
                  02-05-99 at 8:30 A.M. in House conference room 309.
 2- 5-99        H The committee(s) recommends that the measure be
                  deferred.
 2- 8-99        H Bill scheduled for decision making on Tuesday,
                  02-09-99 at 8:30 A.M. in House conference room 309.
 2- 9-99        H The committee(s) recommends that the measure be
                  deferred.
 2-10-99        H Bill scheduled for decision making on Friday,
                  02-12-99 at 8:30 A.M. in House conference room 309.
 2-12-99        H The committee on LAB recommends that the measure be         
                  PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS.
 2-12-99        H The votes in LAB were as follows:10 Ayes: Rep.(s)
                  Yoshinaga, Catalani, Goodenow, Hamakawa, Hiraki,
                  Nakasone, Okamura, Takai, Moses, Rath; Ayes with
                  reservations: Rep.(s) ; none Noes: Rep.(s) ; and
                  none Excused: Rep.(s)
 2-17-99        H Reported from the committee on LAB (Stand. Com. Rep.        
                  No. 356) as amended in (HD 1), recommending passage         
                  on Second Reading and referral to the committee on
                  JHA
 2-17-99        H Passed Second Reading as amended in (HD 1) and
                  referred to the committee on JHA with
                  Representative(s) none voting no and
                  Representative(s) Cachola, Catalani, McDermott,
                  Menor, Saiki, Yoshinaga excused.
 2-19-99        H Re-referred to the committees on 1. LAB 2. FIN ,
                  referral sheet 20
 2-22-99        H Bill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Wednesday,
                  02-24-99 at 10:00 A.M. in House conference room
                  308.
 2-24-99        H The committee on FIN recommends that the measure be         
                  HELD.
 2-24-99        H The votes in FIN were as follows:16 Ayes: Rep.(s)
                  Takamine, Kawakami, Ahu Isa, Catalani, Goodenow,
                  Kahikina, Kanoho, Luke, Nakasone, Saiki, Schatz,
                  Suzuki, Yamane, Marumoto, Meyer, Moses; Ayes with
                  reservations: Rep.(s) ; 1 Noes: Rep.(s) Fox; and
                  none Excused: Rep.(s)