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The State of Hawai'i has yet to enact autism insurance reform.

Find your Hawai'i elected officials here.
Find autism resources for Hawai'i families here.

State Officials
Governor David Ige (D)
Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui (D)
Hawai'i Senate; Hawai'i House of Representatives

Federal Officials
U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono (D)
U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D)
U.S. House of Representatives Hawai'i delegation

Hawaii News

(ABOVE: Hawaii autism insurance reform advocates including Luke Pinnow and his mother Geri)

HONOLULU, HI- Hawaii Governor David Ige has...

Honolulu, HI—Governor Ige has signed the Hawaii ABLE savings program act, HB 119...

HONOLULU- The Hawaii legislature passed a landmark autism insurance reform bill during the 2015 legislative session. The legislation, which received overwhelming support, now heads to...

Honolulu- The Hawaii legislature passed the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, ...

HONOLULU- The Hawaii Senate approved an autism insurance bill, SB 791...

NEW YORK (September 15, 2014) -- In response to a July directive from the federal government to step up Medicaid-funded treatment for autism, a number of states are...

HONOLULU (January 28, 2014) -- A 2014 Hawai'i autism insurance reform bill was voted out of two Senate committees yesterday with amendments sought by Autism Speaks to...

HONOLULU (January 15, 2014) -- Autism Speaks today endorsed SB.2054, the 2014 Hawaii autism insurance...

HONOLULU (April 3, 2013) -- The Hawaii House Finance Committee unanimously approved Luke's Law, the autism insurance reform bill, setting up a final floor vote in the House....

HONOLULU (March 19, 2013) -- The House Committee on Consumer Protection and Commerce approved SB.668...

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     2013 Bills (Luke's Law)

Bill History

February 14, 2012: SB.2631 voted out of Senate Health and Consumer Protection committees with amendments; referred to Senate Ways and Means Committee

January 25, 2012: HB.2405 introduced in House, referred to House Health Committee; SB.2631 introduced in Senate, referred to Senate Health Committee

January 20, 2012: SB.2603 introduced in Senate, referred to Senate Health Committee

February 10, 2011: HB 821 voted out of the House Health Committee with amendments; referred to House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee.

February 4, 2011: Hearing on HB 821 in the House Health Committee. No vote held.

January 22, 2011: Autism insurance reform bill, House Bill 821, introduced in House; referred to the Health Committee.

January 21, 2011: Autism insurance reform bill...