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HB2735 HD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Report Title: Elections; Fines; Noncandidate Committees; Independent Expenditures; Partial Public Financing; Nomination Papers
Description: Amends the assessment of administrative fines for persons and certain noncandidate committees making only independent expenditures that violate Hawaii's campaign finance laws. Allows the Campaign Spending Commission to order that payment of a fine assessed against a noncandidate committee, or any portion thereof, be paid from the personal funds of an officer of the noncandidate committee. Requires nomination paper filing fees to be deposited into the Hawaii election campaign fund. Increases the amount of public funds available to candidates who agree to expenditure limits beginning 1/1/2022. Increases the number of signatures and fees required to file nomination papers. Amends the deadline to file nomination papers to the first Tuesday in May. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (HD1)
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: JUD, FIN
Introducer(s): C. LEE, CREAGAN, LOWEN, LUKE, NAKAMURA, WILDBERGER

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1/23/2020HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/27/2020HReferred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 5
1/31/2020HBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Tuesday, 02-04-20 2:05PM in House conference room 325.
2/4/2020HThe committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 02-05-20.
2/4/2020HBill scheduled for decision making on Wednesday, 02-05-20 2:00PM in conference room 325.
2/5/2020HThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Brower, Creagan, Lowen, McKelvey, Perruso, Say, Takayama, Yamane, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Nakashima.
2/14/2020HReported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 532-20) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
2/14/2020HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Cachola voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Okimoto voting no (1) and Representative(s) Holt, Takayama excused (2).
2/21/2020HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Tuesday, 02-25-20 11:00AM in House conference room 308.
2/25/2020HThe committee(s) on FIN recommend(s) that the measure be deferred.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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HB2735 HD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
JUD 325 2/04/2020 2:05 PM View
JUD 325 2/05/2020 2:00 PM View
FIN 308 2/25/2020 11:00 AM View