Rep. Bob McDermott Addresses HB 411 – Part II

RELATING TO HOSPITAL EMERGENCY COMPASSIONATE CARE FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS.
Report Title: Hospital Emergency Compassionate Care; Emergency Contraception
Description: Establishes a new part in chapter 321, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to ensure that sexual assault victims are provided with medically and factually unbiased information about and access to emergency contraception when receiving emergency medical care at Hawaii’s hospitals. (HB411 HD1)

2/15/2013 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with Representative(s) Aquino, Cabanilla, Cachola, Cheape, Cullen, Takai, Tokioka, Yamane voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Fale, Fukumoto, Johanson, McDermott voting no (4) and Representative(s) Carroll, Coffman, Hanohano, Har, Kawakami, Ward excused (6).

Contact: repmcdermott@capitol.hawaii.gov Excerpt from Capitol TV

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