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HB840 HD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE.
Report Title: Deaf and Blind Task Force; American Sign Language; Recognition
Description: Recognizes American Sign Language as a fully developed, autonomous, natural language with its own grammar, syntax, vocabulary, and cultural heritage. Effective 7/1/2065. (HD1)
Companion:  SB537
Package: None
Current Referral: CAI, JHA, CPC
Introducer(s): HASHIMOTO, ELI, KAPELA, B. KOBAYASHI, MCKELVEY, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, WILDBERGER

Sort by Date Status Text
1/25/2021HPending introduction.
1/27/2021HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/29/2021HReferred to CAI, JHA, CPC, referral sheet 2
2/8/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by CAI on Wednesday, 02-10-21 10:00AM in House conference room 329 Via Videoconference.
2/10/2021HThe committees on CAI recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Gates, LoPresti, Har, Kapela, Nishimoto, Tam, Yamane; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Ward.
2/12/2021HReported from CAI (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 216) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to JHA.
2/12/2021HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JHA with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Eli, Gates, Hashimoto excused (3).

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HB840 HD1






CommDate/Time/RoomNotice 
CAI 2/10/21 10:00A
329 Via Videoconference
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