Report Title:

Legal Service; Deputy Attorney General

 

Description:

Permits a deputy attorney general, except for the attorney general's first deputy, to provide pro bono legal service if the pro bono legal service does not conflict with the duties of the deputy's office.

 


HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

2391

TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE, 2008

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT


 

 

relating to legal service.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Section 28-10, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"28-10 Prohibition on private practice of law by the attorney general, first deputy, and other deputies. (a) The attorney general, the attorney general's first deputy, and other deputies shall devote their entire time and attention to the duties of their respective offices. They shall not engage in the private practice of law, [nor] or accept any fees or emoluments other than their official salaries for any legal services[.]; provided that, except for the attorney general's first deputy, other deputies may provide pro bono legal services if the pro bono legal services do not conflict with the duties of the deputies' respective offices.

(b) This section shall not apply to any special deputy employed on a part-time basis for a limited period."

SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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