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House Informational Briefing on Same Sex Marriage Oct 23
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State Of Hawaii House of Representatives

By House Informational Briefing Panel, Hawaii State House of Representatives

Island of Oahu – 5:30PM October 23, 2013; Hawaii State Capitol, Room 329

On September 9th, Governor Neil Abercrombie issued a Proclamation calling for the State House and State Senate to reconvene for a Special Session for consideration of legislation his administration authored concerning same-gender marriage. This Informational Briefing is in lieu of any formal committee hearings on which were decided against by legislative leadership. The Special Session will commence on Monday, October 28, 2013 for a period of 5 days.


Welcome and Introductions
Purpose and Ground Rules of Information Briefing
Legislative Updates by House Members
Testimony by Experts in the Field:

  • Prof. Lynn Wardle, BYU Law School:  “Family Law + Marriage Impacts”
  • Mr. Phil Lees:  Ontario Canada Teacher and Marriage Advocate
  • O’Reilly’s Bed and Breakfast:  legal experiences from Vermont
  • Prof. Mark Regenarus: “The Sociology of the Family and Children”
  • William Duncan, Director, “Marriage Law Foundation”
Testimony by Interested Parties and Citizens
Questions and Answers.

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