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Summary:
This act establishes rights for domestic workers. The act prohibits discrimination against a domestic worker based on the individual's race, sex, religion, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, color,...
Subject:
Job and Workplace Standards, Wages and Compensation
Year:
2013
Source:
Hawaii Legislature
Summary:
This act revises state laws regulating the possession of firearms. This act requires individuals entering the state in possession of a firearm registered in another state to undergo a background check before...
Subject:
Guns / Firearms
Year:
2013
Source:
Hawaii Legislature
Summary:
This act ensures that female sexual assault victims are provided with medically and factually accurate and unbiased information about and access to emergency contraception when receiving emergency medical...
Subject:
Reproductive Health, Contraception, Abortion, Pregnancy
Year:
2013
Source:
Hawaii Legislature
Summary:
This bill requires both chambers of the legislature to implement rules to permit residents to present testimony through audiovisual technology. Appropriates funds to establish audiovisual systems throughout...
Subject:
Citizen Engagement, Access to Services
Year:
2013
Source:
Hawaii Legislature
Summary:
This bill prohibits biased-based policing by state and county law enforcement agencies and agents. The bill outlines prohibitions on discrimination based on perceived race, ethnicity, national origin,...
Subject:
Race and Ethnicity, Policing
Year:
2013
Source:
Hawaii Legislature
Summary:
The bill provides that all applicants for a new or renewed driver's license, provisional license, instructional permit, or civil identification card, who are eligible to vote, shall automatically be...
Subject:
Voter Registration
Year:
2013
Source:
Hawaii Legislature
Summary:
This bill requires all businesses in the state to charge a ten cent fee for each foam disposable food container provided to a customer. It directs collected fees to a special account of the environmental...
Subject:
Waste and Recycling
Year:
2013
Source:
Hawaii Legislature
Summary:
This bill directs the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to conduct a comprehensive review of relevant state laws to develop legislation to establish the bank of the State of Hawaii. It...
Subject:
Public Investment Funds
Year:
2012
Source:
Hawaii Legislature
Summary:
The act establishes civil unions in Hawaii. The act permits two individuals to enter into a civil union if both individuals are not a partner in another civil union, a spouse in a marriage, or a party to a...
Subject:
Marriage and Families
Year:
2011
Source:
Hawaii Legislature
Summary:
This act authorizes the organization of a form of business corporation that offers entrepreneurs and investors the option to build and invest in businesses that operate in a socially and environmentally...
Subject:
Corporations, Reports and Disclosure
Year:
2011
Source:
Hawaii Legislature