STAND. COM. REP. NO.2483
RE: S.B. No. 2620
Honorable Robert Bunda
President of the Senate
Twenty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2002
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred S.B. No. 2620 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to clarify the filing date of nomination papers to be a candidate for the Board of Trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA).
Your Committee finds that the current statute requires candidates for the Board of Trustees of OHA to file their nomination papers sixty days prior to the general election. This measure would conform the filing deadline for OHA candidates with the July filing deadline required of all other candidates to federal, state, or county elective offices, fostering equity and clarifying the filing process.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 2620 and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,
BRIAN KANNO, Chair