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House passes amended Marriage Equality Bill; Senate next

MEDIA RELEASE The state House of Representatives voted late Friday to pass SB1 HD1, relating to equal rights, on third reading. The measure was approved by a vote of 30 to 19, with two members excused. The House draft includes amendments, modeled after similar language in Connecticut law, significantly broadening exemptions for religious organizations and […]

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House to vote on Marriage Equality Bill (Nov. 8)

MEDIA RELEASE Floor session to be aired live on community television and streamed online WHO: Hawaii House of Representatives WHAT: State House Floor Session for third reading vote on SB1 HD1. SB1 HD1 recognizes marriages between individuals of the same gender. In addition, the measure extends to same-sex couples the same rights, benefits, protections, and […]

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House committees advance marriage equality bill

MEDIA RELEASE After five days and nearly 57 hours of testimony, the House Judiciary and Finance Committees passed SB1 HD1, relating to equal rights, out of committee with amendments broadening exemptions for religious organizations and those performing solemnizations. The measure was approved Tuesday by the Judiciary and Finance Committees in a vote of 18 to […]

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