HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

2742

TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE, 2012

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to public agency meetings and records.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Section 92-2, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"92-2 Definitions. As used in this part:

[(1)] "Board" means any agency, board, commission, authority, or committee of the State or its political subdivisions [which] that is created by constitution, statute, rule, or executive order, to have supervision, control, jurisdiction, or advisory power over specific matters and [which] that is required to conduct meetings and to take official actions[.]; provided that "board" shall not include the legislative bodies of the counties of this State.

[(2)] "Chance meeting" means a social or informal assemblage of two or more members at which matters relating to official business are not discussed.

[(3)] "Meeting" means the convening of a board for which a quorum is required in order to make a decision or to deliberate toward a decision upon a matter over which the board has supervision, control, jurisdiction, or advisory power."

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 Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken.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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Report Title:

Sunshine Law; Public Agency Meetings and Records; County Councils

 

Description:

Exempts the county councils from the Sunshine Law.

 

 

 

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