HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

1187

TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE, 2013

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to human trafficking.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 8, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"8- Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The month of January shall be known and designated as "Human Trafficking Awareness Month" to promote public awareness of human trafficking as a significant societal and public health crisis. This month is not and shall not be construed to be a state holiday."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Human Trafficking Awareness Month

 

Description:

Designates January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month.

 

 

 

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