Testimony NEEDED for 2 Priority Bills

We have TWO priority bills that need your support! So please submit testimony in support of the following measures. Reminder your testimony does not have to be long we just need you to get it in šŸ˜‰ SB 429 – Which will expand gender markers on driver’s licences & state IDs.Bill details: https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=429&year=2019Hearing: Friday, 02-22-19 @ 9:00 AM in RM 016Deadline to submit testimony: Thurs, 02-22-19 @ 8:00 PM SB 768 – Expands access to mental health care for minorsBill

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Fixing the BAN to Conversion Therapy

TESTIMONY NEEDED in Support of HB 644 we are asking that you support the bill but also ask that you in your testimony that you support the LGBT Caucus’ recommendation for an amendment. Our amendment removes out dated language and simplifies the bill to BAN Conversion Therapy. #BornPerfect #LGBTCaucusPriorityBill SAMPLE TESTIMONY:”I support HB 644 and ask that you follow the LGBT Caucus’ recommendation and amend the bill to clarify the language and simplify the bill. Mahalo for your support” Hearing:

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Testimony needed for 4 LGBT Caucus Priority Bills

Happy Aloha Sunday – I hope you are staying safe and warm in this weather! I have great news we have 4 (four) priority bills that have hearingsĀ  and now we NEED your kokua to help keep them moving! Please take a couple of minutes to get your testimony in STRONG SUPPORT. Reminder your testimony does not have to be long. For SB 674 we are asking that you support the bill but also ask that you in your testimony

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URGENT: Testimony needed in STRONG Support for HB 580, SB 538, SB 768 & HB 671

I have great news for the first time in the history of the LGBT Caucus of the DPH there was not ONE bill submitted to attack Hawaii’s LGBTQIA community. I wish the news across the country and the globe was this great for our community.This week we saw two attacks from the federal government and one from Japan: SCOTUS allowed 45’s Transgender ban for those serving in the military. Health and Human Services allows adoption agencies in South Carolina to

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LGBT Caucus Bills for 2019

LGBT Caucus 2019 Priority Bill Click here for a PDF of ALL the bills the LGBT Caucus is Supporting and/or tracking Barring ā€œGay Panicā€ & ā€œTrans Panicā€ as an affirmative defense Prohibits defendants from claiming that discovery, knowledge, or disclosure of a victim’s gender, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation resulted in extreme mental or emotional disturbance sufficient to reduce a charge of murder to a charge of manslaughter unless the other circumstances of a defendant’s explanation are already

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How to submit testimony

Make sure YOUR voice is heard on the issues that matter to you! 1. Write your testimony in a word processing program. (Remember to do check your spelling and grammar.) 2. Go to: https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/ 3. Click the “Sign In” link if you already have an account or the “Register” link if this is your first time submitting testimony. 3A. Fill in the your email address and password or fill out the Registration Form 4. Click the “Submit Testimony” orange button

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Conversion Therapy Ban Has its FINAL HEARING

Because of your support we have a hearing for SB 270 – Relating to Minors We need testimony in STRONG SUPPORT for Senate Bill 270 – RELATING TO MINORS SB 270 prohibits persons licensed to provide professional counseling from engaging in, attempting to engage in, or advertising sexual orientation change efforts on persons under 18 years of age. Read the bill here. SB 270 is being heard by the House’s Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.

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Legislative Update – March 16, 2018

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: We had a great week – SB 270 the bill to ban conversion therapy passed the House’s CPC committee (10-0) and HB 2739 the medical aid in dying bill passed the Senate’s CPH committee (6-0) now we are already looking at next week: Testimony needed in strong support in the Senate Labor Committee for: HB 1489 – RELATING TO CIVIL RIGHTS Prohibits a state agency or program or activity receiving state financial assistance from excluding from participation, denying

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URGENT: Testimony for Senate Hearing Needed in Support of Medical Aid in Dying – HB 2739

We need testimony in STRONG SUPPORT for House Bill 2739 – RELATING TO HEALTH HB 2739 establishes a regulatory process under which an adult resident of the State with a medically confirmed terminal disease and less than six months to live may choose to obtain a prescription for medication to end the patient’s life. Imposes criminal sanctions for tampering with a patient’s request for a prescription or coercing a patient to request a prescription. Read the bill here. HB 2739

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URGENT: Your Testimony is Needed in Support of BANNING Conversion Therapy for LGBTQIA Youth – SB 270

BAN Conversion Therapy for LGBTQIA Keiki Testimony in Support of SB 270 is needed We have GREAT news for SB 270 a bill that will ban conversion therapy for LGBTQIA youth it is being heard in the Hawaii State House! SB 270 passed out of the Senate last week with a vote of 24 – 1! We need testimony in STRONG SUPPORT for Senate Bill 270 – RELATING TO MINORS SB 270 prohibits persons licensed to provide professional counseling from

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