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MEDIA ADVISORY: Bill signings

Posted on Jun 19, 2015 in Latest Department News, Newsroom, Office of the Governor Press Releases

What:            Debrief of Governor’s trip to Japan


 Bill signing ceremony for the following:

  • SB 1030 – increases the minimum age for the sale, purchase and possession of tobacco products from 18 to 21
  • HB 525 – prohibits smoking and use of tobacco products at state parks
  • SB 181 – allows the Department of Education to award high school diplomas to qualified veterans who did not receive a high school diploma as a result of compulsory induction into active service in the armed services of the United States, or any person whose high school education was interrupted due to wartime practices such as internment during World War II.

Who:              Governor David Ige, key legislators and community supporters

When:           Friday, June 19, 2015

1:30 pm –Debrief of Governor’s trip to Japan

2:00 pm – SB 1030 AND HB 525 (Public Health)

                        2:30 pm – SB 181 (Veterans)

Where:         State Capitol, Executive Chambers, Ceremonial Room

We plan to live stream the event through the governor’s website


Media Contacts:

Jodi Leong

Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary

Office: 808-586-0043

Mobile: 808-798-3929

[email protected]


Cindy McMillan

Communications Director

Office: 808-586-0012

Mobile: 808-265-7974

[email protected]