HI HB2177 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-1)
Status: Engrossed on February 28 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-03-16 - The hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]


Amends statutory limitations on the time period in which a survivor of childhood sexual abuse may file a civil suit. Allows punitive damages up to two times the amount of compensatory damages. Permits the court to order restorative justice measures, if deemed appropriate. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD1)

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Relating To Childhood Sexual Abuse.


Roll Calls

2020-02-25 - House - House Finance: Passed, Unamended (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-03 - House - House Judiciary: Passed, With Amendments (Y: 10 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2020-03-16SenateThe hearing on this measure has been cancelled until further notice.
2020-03-13SenateThe committee(s) on JDC has scheduled a public hearing on 03-18-20 10:00AM in conference room 016.
2020-03-10SenateRe-Referred to JDC.
2020-03-03SenateReferred to JDC, WAM.
2020-03-03SenatePassed First Reading.
2020-03-03SenateReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 184).
2020-02-28HousePassed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, DeCoite, Holt, Thielen excused (4). Transmitted to Senate.
2020-02-28HouseReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 894-20), recommending passage on Third Reading.
2020-02-25HouseThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) McDermott; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
2020-02-21HouseBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Tuesday, 02-25-20 11:00AM in House conference room 308.
2020-02-11HousePassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) McDermott, Quinlan excused (2).
2020-02-11HouseReported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 295-20) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
2020-02-03HouseThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Brower, Lowen, McKelvey, Nakashima, Perruso, Takayama, Yamane, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Creagan, Say.
2020-01-31HouseBill scheduled for decision making on Monday, 02-03-20 2:00PM in conference room 325.
2020-01-30HouseThe committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 02-03-20 2:00PM.
2020-01-28HouseBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Thursday, 01-30-20 2:45PM in House conference room 325.
2020-01-27HouseReferred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 5
2020-01-23HouseIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
2020-01-21HousePending introduction.

Same As/Similar To

SB2316 (Same As) 2020-03-09 - Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 36


Hawaii State Sources

Bill Comments