THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

622

TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE, 2015

S.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO THE ELECTIONS COMMISSION.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Section 11-7.5, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"[[]11-7.5[]] Duties of the elections commission. The duties of the elections commission are to:

(1) Hold public hearings;

(2) Investigate and hold hearings for receiving evidence of any violations and complaints;

(3) Adopt rules pursuant to chapter 91;

(4) Employ, without regard to chapter 76, a full-time chief election officer, pursuant to section 11-1.6; [and]

(5) Conduct a performance evaluation of the chief election officer after each general election and submit a written report of the evaluation to the legislature within ninety days of the certification of the general election results; and

[(5)] (6) Advise the chief election officer on matters relating to elections."

SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect on January 7, 2059.


 


 

Report Title:

Elections Commission; Evaluation of Chief Election Officer

 

Description:

Requires the elections commission to conduct a performance evaluation of the chief election officer after each general election and submit a written report regarding the evaluation to the legislature. Effective 01/07/2059. (SD1)

 

 

 

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