Hawaii State Legislature
2004 Legislative Session


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Report Title: Campaign Finance and Elections Reform
Description: Improves the campaign spending laws by: Prohibiting campaign solicitation and contribution on government property; prohibiting campaign workers from using information obtained while working at a polling place for partisan purposes; prohibiting use of campaign contributions for personal use; limiting campaign contributions per donor to $100 for each year of the term of the office for which the candidate is running; requiring donors who contribute $200 or more in-kind to a campaign to report the contribution to the campaign spending commission; prohibiting corporations and labor organizations from making campaign contributions; forbidding any contractor from contributing to any candidate or committee from 1 year prior to notice of availability of the contract to 2 years after completion of the contract; increasing the spending limits for the voluntary spending limit; making it a class C felony to falsify any campaign expenditure report with the intent to deceive the commission, make an anonymous contribution, or use a false name to make a contribution.
Package: None
Introducer(s): SAY, SAIKI
Current Referral:JUD

Date Status Text
1/24/2003HPass First Reading
1/27/2003HReferred to JUD, referral sheet 4.
2/14/2003HBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Tuesday, 02-18-03 at 2:00 pm in House conference room 325.
2/18/2003HThe committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred until 2/25/2003.
2/21/2003HBill scheduled for decision making on Tuesday, 02-25-03 at 1:30 pm in conference room 325.
2/25/2003HThe committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred.
8/21/2003DCarried over to 2004 Regular Session

$ = Appropriation measure
ConAm = Constitutional Amendment