How is HSCADV involved in public policy?
HSCADV tracks all bills relating to domestic violence in Hawai’i, submits testimonies, and advocates for legislation that protects survivors of domestic violence and their families. The 2022 Legislative Session began on Wednesday, January 19th and will run until the end of April. Please view the full legislative calendar here and keep an eye out for future updates from the HSCADV.
Check out the following resources to keep up-to-date on legislative issues:
State of Hawaiʻi Legislative Reference Bureau Public Access Room (PAR) – Free resource providing the general public with information on the state legislative process. Information on the current legislative session, tips and engaging in local politics, and more can be found. Contact the PAR via phone and email; no walk-in services.
Hawaiʻi State Legislature – Create an account and sign up to keep track of bills, hearings, and testimonies.