The public hearing on Senate Bill 1, Relating to Equal Rights is scheduled to continue on Tuesday, November 5 at 10:30 a.m. with decision making expected to follow.
The House Committees on Judiciary and Finance is going through the 5,184 registered numbers for a second time starting at 3,201 to give a chance to people that missed their opportunity to have their testimony heard.
After public testimony in front of the joint committee is complete, they will be moving on to decision making where the House committees will be deciding on how to proceed.
The joint House committee has three options:
- Vote to pass the bill as written and send it to the House floor for a vote.
- Vote to amend the bill and send it to the House floor for a vote.
- Vote no on the bill and kill it in committee.
If the bill passes through the committee and the floor votes, option 1 would result in the bill being sent to the governor for signing. Option 2 would result in a conference committee of House and Senate members to hash out their differences.
Not passing the floor vote would result in the bill being killed.
KHON2 is live streaming the hearing, which began at 10:30 a.m.
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