HB 1238

  • Hawaii House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 24, 2019
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Relating To Parental Rights.


Requires the family court to terminate parental rights if the court determines, by clear and convincing evidence, that a natural parent committed sexual assault of the other natural parent; the child was conceived as a result of the sexual assault by the parent; and termination of parental rights is in the best interests of the child, under certain conditions. Requires the family court to suspend custody and visitation, after proper filing of a petition and a hearing, to any child whose parent or legal guardian is charged for a sexual assault or other offense, under certain conditions.

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Dec 01, 2019

Hawaii State Legislature

Carried over to 2020 Regular Session.

Jan 28, 2019


Referred to HSH, JUD, referral sheet 6

  • Referral-Committee
Human Services & Homelessness Judiciary

Jan 24, 2019


Introduced and Pass First Reading.

Jan 23, 2019


Pending introduction.

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