2 good bills NEED YOUR SUPPORT to cross over

ACTION ALERTTUESDAY 3.3 & WEDNESDAY 3.4

We are in Crossover (the 2nd week in March), when all bills that are still alive go to the other Chamber for their rounds of hearings. This week is the week when we want to have hearings on all the bills we want to cross over.

The Senate Judiciary and Labor Committee has scheduled two hearings on Tuesday and Wednesday for two good bills that we hope you will support so that they can cross over to the House.

TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2015

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY AND LABOR
SB 1332 SD1 – PAROLE REVOCATION
http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2015/bills/SB1332_SD1_.pdf

This is a good bill and part of the Justice Reinvestment Initiative that provides another option for the Judiciary to consider.

CAP POSITION: SUPPORT
CAP Testimony here.

To SUPPORT go to www.capitol.hawaii.gov and sign in and go to: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=1332

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2015

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY AND LABOR
SB 982 – MEDICAL AMNESTY/GOOD SAMARITAN
http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2015/bills/SB982_.pdf

Establishes limited immunity for individuals who seek medical assistance for themselves or others experiencing a drug or alcohol overdose or other medical emergency.

This is an important bill that is widely supported by Dept. of Health, the med school, and many, many health advocacy groups. 17 states and

CAP POSITION: SUPPORT
CAP Testimony & Talking Points here

To SUPPORT go to www.capitol.hawaii.gov and sign in and go to: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=982

 

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