HI SB2273 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Introduced on January 19 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-02-08 - Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC.
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]


Requires certain persons to immediately report a potential tort claim to the family court when that person has reason to believe that a child in foster custody has suffered an injury that may arise to a tort claim. Establishes procedures for the family court to follow when appointing a master to investigate a potential tort claim and when authorizing the filing of a tort claim on behalf of an injured child, including the opportunity for an injured child to obtain outside legal representation. Takes effect on 1/1/2050. (SD1)

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Relating To Family Court.



2018-02-08SenateReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC.
2018-02-08SenateReported from HMS (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2059) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to JDC.
2018-01-31SenateThe 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) Green, S. Chang, Harimoto, Tokuda, Wakai; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
2018-01-26SenateThe committee(s) on HMS deferred the measure until 01-31-18 3:00PM in conference room 016.
2018-01-23SenateThe committee(s) on HMS has scheduled a public hearing on 01-26-18 2:45PM in conference room 016.
2018-01-22SenateReferred to HMS, JDC.
2018-01-22SenatePassed First Reading.

Same As/Similar To

HB1885 (Same As) 2018-02-02 - Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) C. Lee, Ward excused (2).


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