The 2013 Second Special Session is underway, and measures being considered and their hearing notices are posted on the website. Please let the Public Access Room know if you need help finding anything, or have questions about the legislative process. (808/587-0478 or [email protected]).

The bill regarding same sex marriage, SB1 Relating to Equal Rights, is now scheduled for a third reading (vote) in the Senate at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 30th. It has also been scheduled for a public hearing before the House Judiciary and Finance committees on Thursday, October 31st at 10:00 a.m.  See the hearing notice for instructions on offering testimony — you can use the webform to submit testimony of less than 10MB. (Both events will be broadcast, and can be viewed online at, or contact the PAR for channel numbers.)