STAND. COM. REP. NO.609-02

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2002

RE: H.B. No. 2842

 

 

 

Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-First State Legislature

Regular Session of 2002

State of Hawaii

Sir:

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 2842 entitled:

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTED OFFICIALS,"

begs leave to report as follows:

The purpose of this bill is to:

(1) Provide for the forfeiture of service time accrued or earned by an elected official under the Hawaii Public Employees Health Fund, Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund, and Employees' Retirement System of the State of Hawaii, upon the conviction of the elected official for a felony that took place within the course and scope of the official's duties;

(2) Require the Attorney General to bring a civil action to require the forfeiture of service benefits; and

(3) Allow the court to order the forfeiture of some or all of any additional service time preceding the felony for particularly egregious offenses.

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 2842 and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,

 

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DWIGHT Y. TAKAMINE, Chair