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Governor Signs Domestic Abuse Bill

Posted Tuesday, June 24th 2014 @ 2pm

Governor Neil Abercrombie signed House Bill 1993 into law Tuesday.  The law strengthens and enhances Hawaii's criminal law prohibiting physical abuse of family or household members. The bill extends domestic abuse protections by making it a felony to abuse a family or household member in the presence of a juvenile under the age of 14. Kauai Representative Derek Kawakami

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