STAND. COM. REP. NO. 111
RE: H.B. No. 1435
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Labor & Public Employment, to which was referred H.B. No. 1435 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO GENDER EQUITY,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women, Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii, Midwives Alliance of Hawaii, Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition of Hawaii, Hawaii Women's Coalition, LGBT Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, National Association of Social Workers-Hawaii, and a few concerned individuals supported this measure.
Your Committee has amended this measure by changing the effective date to January 1, 2050, to encourage further discussion.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Labor & Public Employment that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1435, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1435, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Legislative Management.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Labor & Public Employment,
AARON LING JOHANSON, Chair