HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

1725

TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE, 2016

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to children and youth day.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Section 8-11, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"8‑11 Children and Youth Day and Month. (a) The first Sunday in October shall be known and designated as "Children and Youth Day", and the entire month of October shall be known and designated as "Children and Youth Month". This day and month are not and shall not be construed to be state holidays.

(b) Unless otherwise determined by the governor, public events celebrating children and youth may be held in the area of the state capitol, including on and around its grounds, as follows:

(1) Celebrations of Children and Youth Day may be held on the first Sunday of October; and

(2) Public events, such as the Children and Youth Summit, which may be held in the month of October.

(c) Celebrations of Children and Youth Day held in the area of the state capitol shall be an official State event."

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:

Children and Youth Day; State Event

 

Description:

Recognizes celebrations of Children and Youth Day as an official State event.

 

 

 

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