Report Title:

Financial Disclosure

Description:

Includes the members of the Board of Agriculture, BLNR, BOR, and Hawaiian homes commission to the list of persons' whose financial disclosure statements would be public record and available for inspection.

THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

2360

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2002

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

relating to public financial disclosure statements.

 

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

SECTION 1. Section 84-17, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended as follows:

1. By amending subsection (d) to read:

"(d) The financial disclosure statements of the following persons shall be public records and available for inspection and duplication:

(1) The governor, the lieutenant governor, the members of the legislature, candidates for and delegates to the constitutional convention, the members of the board of education, the trustees of the office of Hawaiian affairs, and candidates for state elective offices;

(2) The directors of the state departments and their deputies, regardless of the titles by which the foregoing persons are designated; provided that with respect to the department of the attorney general, the foregoing shall apply only to the attorney general and the first deputy attorney general;

(3) The administrative director of the State;

(4) The members of the board of regents, the president, the vice presidents, the assistant vice presidents, the chancellors, and the provosts of the University of Hawaii;

(5) The superintendent, the deputy superintendent, the state librarian, and the deputy state librarian of the department of education;

(6) The administrative director and the deputy director of the courts; [and]

(7) The administrator and the assistant administrator of the office of Hawaiian affairs[.]; and

(8) The members of the board of land and natural resources, the board of agriculture, and the Hawaiian homes commission."

2. By amending subsection (g) to read:

"(g) Where an amount is required to be reported, the person disclosing may indicate whether the amount is at least $1,000 but less than $10,000; at least $10,000 but less than $25,000; at least $25,000 but less than $50,000; at least $50,000 but less than $100,000; at least $100,000 but less than $150,000; at least $150,000 but less than $250,000; at least $250,000 but less than $500,000; at least $500,000 but less than $750,000; at least $750,000 but less than $1,000,000; or $1,000,000 or more. An amount of stock may be reported by number of shares.

Members of the board of regents, the board of land and natural resources, the board of agriculture, and the Hawaiian homes commission who file public financial disclosure statements need not report, where an amount is required to be reported, the actual dollar value of the financial interest or the dollar range of value."

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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