STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1573
RE: S.B. No. 1046
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred S.B. No. 1046, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to extend Hawaii's Family Leave Law to allow an employee to take family leave, separate from victim leave, to seek safety, medical attention, or victim services related to domestic or sexual violence against the employee or the employee's minor child.
The Hawai‘i State Commission on the Status of Women, Rainbow Family 808, Hawaii Children's Action Network, Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii, Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Hawaii Women's Coalition, Parents And Children Together, and a few individuals testified in support of this measure. The Department of Labor and Industrial Relations provided comments.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 1046, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,
CHRIS LEE, Chair