HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2016

 

COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES

Rep. Dee Morikawa, Chair

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Beth Fukumoto Chang

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 17, 2016

TIME:

9:00 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2811, SD2

(SSCR2538)

Status

RELATING TO PARENTAL RIGHTS.

Provides that a parent's rights may be terminated if the court determines, by clear and convincing evidence, that the child was conceived during an act of rape or sexual assault. Creates a presumption that termination of parental rights is in the best interest of the child if the child was conceived as a result of the rape or sexual assault. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD2)

 

HUS, JUD

SB 2315, SD2

(SSCR2755)

Status

RELATING TO JURY DUTY.

Exempts from jury duty mothers who breastfeed or express breast milk; provided that this exemption shall end when a mother is no longer breastfeeding or expressing breast milk. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD2)

 

HUS, JUD

SB 2873

(SSCR2692)

Status

RELATING TO ORDERS FOR IMMEDIATE PROTECTION.

Amends section 346-231, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to address inconsistencies in statutory requirements regarding orders for immediate protection; and allows the Department of Human Services discretion when to seek an order for immediate protection of vulnerable adults.

 

HUS, JUD

SB 2669, SD1

(SSCR2498)

Status

RELATING TO SOCIAL WORKERS.

Clarifies the supervision requirements for licensure of clinical social workers, including permitting the supervision requirements to be met through face-to-face supervision or via a video conference service that is compliant with all federal and state privacy, security, and confidentiality laws, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. (SD1)

 

HUS, CPC

HR 25

Status

REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN ERIN'S LAW TASK FORCE.

 

 

HUS, EDN

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Dee Morikawa

Chair