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Federal/State:Hawaii
Bill:HI HB 409 - Breastfeeding in the workplace
Summary:Would require employers to provide a reasonable break time and a clean place for breastfeeding employees to express milk in order to maintain milk supply and continue breastfeeding.
Sponsor(s):Representative Della Au Belatti (D)
Status:
As of 1/24/2013: Referred to Commitees on Labor and Public Employment, Judiciary, and Finance
As of 1/23/2013: Introduced, passed first reading
As of 1/22/2013: Filed

Federal/State:Hawaii
Bill:HI SB 532 - Breastfeeding in the workplace
Summary:Would require employers to provide a reasonable break time and a clean place for breastfeeding employees to express milk in order to maintain milk supply and continue breastfeeding.
Sponsor(s):Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland (D)
Status:
As of 7/10/2013: Signed by Governor Neil Abercrombie, ACT 249
As of 5/8/2013: Sent to Governor
As of 5/1/2013: Passed final reading in House and Senate
As of 4/29/2013: Amended bill passed by Committee
As of 4/29/2013: Bill amended by Committee
As of 4/26/2013: April 24, 2013: Conference Committee meeting scheduled
As of 4/25/2013: April 18, 2013: Senate conferees appointed
As of 4/23/2013: April 15, 2013: House conferees appointed
As of 4/22/2013: April 11, 2103: House received notice of disagreement
As of 4/12/2013: Senate disagrees with House amendments
As of 4/11/2013: Transmitted to and received in Senate
As of 4/10/2013: Passed third reading
As of 4/8/2013: Bill passed by Committee
As of 4/3/2013: Public hearing scheduled for April 4, 2013
As of 3/22/2013: Referred to Committee on Finance
As of 3/22/2013: Passed by Committee on Judiciary
As of 3/18/2013: Passed second reading, referred to Committee on Judiciary, scheduled to be heard March 19, 2013
As of 3/13/2013: Amended bill passed by Committee
As of 3/13/2013: Bill amended by Committee
As of 3/11/2013: Public hearing scheduled for Committee on Labor and Public Employment on March 12, 2013
As of 3/8/2013: First reading, referred to Committees on Labor and Public Employment, Judiciary, and Finance
As of 3/6/2013: Passed third reading, transmitted to House
As of 3/4/2013: Passed second reading
As of 2/27/2013: Amended bill passed by Committee
As of 2/27/2013: Bill amended by Committee
As of 2/25/2013: Public hearing scheduled for February 26, 2013
As of 1/23/2013: Passed first reading, referred to Committee on Judiciary and Labor
As of 1/22/2013: Introduced

Federal/State:Hawaii
Bill:HI HCR 19 - Concerning encouragement of exclusive breastfeeding
Summary:Would urge all hospitals in the State of Hawaii to have a written breastfeeding policy that supports exclusive breastfeeding and train staff accordingly.
Sponsor(s):Representative Joseph M. Souki (D)
Status:
As of 3/4/2013: Committee recommends the measure be deferred
As of 2/22/2013: Public hearing scheduled for March 1, 2013
As of 2/4/2013: Referred to Committee on Health
As of 1/24/2013: Offered

Federal/State:Hawaii
Bill:HI SCR 14 - Concerning encouragement of exclusive breastfeeding
Summary:Would urge all hospitals in the State of Hawaii to have a written breastfeeding policy that supports exclusive breastfeeding and train staff accordingly.
Sponsor(s):Senator Donna Mercado Kim (D)
Status:
As of 2/15/2013: Referred to Committees on Health, and Ways and Means
As of 1/25/2013: Offered