HI HB453 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future HB453


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-1)
Status: Introduced on January 25 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-01-27 - Referred to HHH, JHA, FIN, referral sheet 1
Pending: House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Allows a minor who has reached the age of 16 to petition the Family Court for emancipation, and directs the court regarding investigation of the petition, appointment of legal counsel and a guardian ad litem for the petitioner, and the findings necessary to grant the petition. Specifies the rights gained by the minor upon emancipation and authorizes the court to require the minor's parents or legal guardians to pay for any services ordered by the court. Requires emancipation proceedings to be stayed until final disposition of the minor's child protective case under Chapter 587A, HRS.

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Relating To Children.



2021-01-27HouseReferred to HHH, JHA, FIN, referral sheet 1
2021-01-25HouseIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
2021-01-22HousePending introduction.

Same As/Similar To

HB453 (Carry Over) 2021-01-27 - Referred to HHH, JHA, FIN, referral sheet 1
SB821 (Same As) 2021-03-23 - The committee(s) on JHA recommend(s) that the measure be deferred.


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