HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

118

TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE, 2017

H.D. 2

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Section 13D-2, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"13D-2 Qualifications of board members. No person shall be eligible for election or appointment to the board unless the person is Hawaiian and is:

(1) [qualified] Qualified and registered to vote under the provisions of section 13D-3[, and];

(2) [where residency on a particular island is a requirement, a] A resident on the island for which seat the person is seeking election or appointment[.], if residency on a particular island is a requirement; and

(3) Not currently registered as a lobbyist with the state ethics commission.

No member of the board shall hold or be a candidate for any other public office under the state or county governments in accordance with Article II, section 7 of the Constitution of the State; nor shall a person be eligible for election or appointment to the board if that person is also a candidate for any other public office under the state or county governments. The term "public office", for purposes of this section, shall not include notaries public, reserve police officers, or officers of emergency organizations for civilian defense or disaster, or disaster relief."

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 Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken.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.



 

Report Title:

Office of Hawaiian Affairs; Trustee; Qualifications

 

Description:

Amends the qualifications for election or appointment as an OHA Trustee to include that a person is not currently registered as a lobbyist with the Hawaii State Ethics Commission. (HB118 HD2)

 

 

 

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