Legislative Alert: Breastfeeding; Jury Duty; Exemption (SB2315) Scheduled for Senate Committee Hearing 2/2/16

Tori McCann color byline 80Legislation introduced by Senator Shimabukuro has been scheduled for hearing before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection and Health.

Tuesday, February 2,2016, 8:30 am

Hawaii State Capitol, Conference Room 229

415 South Beretania Street

SB 2315-Exempts mothers who breastfeed or express breast milk from Jury Duty; provided that this exemption shall end when a mother is no longer breastfeeding or expressing breast milk.

To read the bill go to: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2016/bills/SB2315_.HTM

For more information on the bill status click here: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=2315&year=2016

The deadline to submit testimony is:  Monday February 1,2016 8:30 am

Although late testimony may be submitted on the day of the hearing, any testimony submitted after the 24 hours prior should also be printed and sent to the CPH chair as a hard copy.



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