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SB537       (?)


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.
Companion:  HB840
Package: Deaf and Blind Task Force
Current Referral: CAI, JHA, CPC
Introducer(s): RHOADS, SAN BUENAVENTURA, Kanuha

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1/22/2021SIntroduced.
1/25/2021SPassed First Reading.
1/27/2021SReferred to HMS, JDC.
2/10/2021SThe committee(s) on HMS has scheduled a public hearing on 02-16-21 3:00PM; CR 225 & Videoconference.
2/16/2021SThe committee(s) on HMS recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. 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.
2/18/2021SReported from HMS (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 341) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading and referral to JDC.
2/18/2021SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to JDC.
2/19/2021SThe committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-24-21 9:45AM; Via Videoconference.
2/24/2021SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in JDC were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Keohokalole, Acasio, Gabbard, Kim, Lee, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
3/4/2021SReported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 632) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading.
3/4/2021SOne Day Notice 03-05-21.
3/5/2021SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading. Ayes, 24; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 1 (Senator(s) Fevella). Transmitted to House.
3/5/2021HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 99).
3/9/2021HPass First Reading
3/9/2021HReferred to CAI, JHA, CPC, referral sheet 21
3/12/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by CAI on Wednesday, 03-17-21 10:00AM in House conference room 329 Via Videoconference.
3/17/2021HThe committees on CAI recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Gates, LoPresti, Har, Kapela, Nishimoto, Tam, Yamane, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
3/19/2021HReported from CAI (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1052), recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to JHA.
3/19/2021HPassed Second Reading and referred to the committee(s) on JHA with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Todd excused (1).

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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SB537






CommDate/Time/RoomNotice 
HMS 2/16/21 3:00P
CR 225 & Videoconference
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JDC 2/24/21 9:45A
Via Videoconference
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CAI 3/17/21 10:00A
329 Via Videoconference
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