2/6/2013 Highlights


2/6/2013 Highlights:

At 8:30 A.M. before the House Committee on Veterans, Military, & International Affairs, & Culture and the Arts, I had testimony in support of the Law Enforcement Coalition’s HB1059 that requires the court to advise criminal defendants of the effects of a guilty or no contest plea on alien status.

At 8:30 A.M., Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Tricia Nakamatsu and I had a meeting with Representative Angus McKelvey regarding our restitution bill.

At 10:00 A.M. Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Tricia Nakamatsu and I had a meeting with Senator Josh Green regarding notification for victims when offenders leave state health facilities.

At 10:30 A.M., before the House Health Committee, I testified in support of HB411 that establishes a new part in chapter 321 to ensure that victims of sexual assault are provided with medically and factually unbiased information about and access to emergency contraception when receiving emergency medical care at Hawaii’s hospitals for sexual assaults.

At 1:15 P.M. before the Senate Health Committee and Senate Judiciary and Labor Committee, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Tricia Nakamatsu testified in support of SB1109 that adds a new part to chapter 321, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to ensure that victims of sexual assault are provided with medically and factually unbiased information about and access to emergency contraception when receiving emergency medical care at Hawaii’s hospitals for sexual assaults.

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