HI SB2072 | 2022 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 16-1)
Status: Engrossed on March 8 2022 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2022-03-10 - Referred to HHH, JHA, referral sheet 24
Pending: House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]


Requires the court to appoint counsel to indigent parents upon the filing of a petition for custody or family supervision and make every effort to do so at the first hearing attended by the parents. (SD1)

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Relating To Court-appointed Attorneys.


Roll Calls

2022-02-25 - Senate - Senate Judiciary: Passed, Unamended (Y: 6 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2022-02-08 - Senate - Senate Human Services: Passed, With Amendments (Y: 5 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2022-03-10HouseReferred to HHH, JHA, referral sheet 24
2022-03-10HousePass First Reading
2022-03-08HouseReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 120) in amended form (SD 1).
2022-03-08SenateReport adopted; Passed Third Reading. Ayes, 24; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 1 (Senator(s) Fevella). Transmitted to House.
2022-03-04SenateOne Day Notice 03-08-22.
2022-03-04SenateReported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2961) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading.
2022-02-25SenateThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in JDC were as follows: 6 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Acasio, Gabbard, Kim, Lee, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Keohokalole.
2022-02-23SenateThe committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-25-22 9:45AM; Via Videoconference.
2022-02-17SenateReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC.
2022-02-17SenateReported from HMS (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2410) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to JDC.
2022-02-08SenateThe committee(s) on HMS recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in HMS were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) San Buenaventura, Ihara, Acasio, Misalucha, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
2022-02-04SenateThe committee(s) on HMS has scheduled a public hearing on 02-08-22 3:30PM; Conference Room 225 & Videoconference.
2022-01-21SenateReferred to HMS, JDC.
2022-01-19SenateIntroduced and passed First Reading.
2022-01-18SenatePending Introduction.


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