STAND. COM. REP. NO. 888-18
RE: H.B. No. 1661
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred H.B. No. 1661 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTION CAMPAIGN REPORTING,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to require a candidate committee or noncandidate committee to inform the Campaign Spending Commission if the candidate committee or noncandidate committee does not intend to receive or spend contributions and expenditures that aggregate more than $1,000 in an election period.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Changing its effective date to July 1, 2050, to facilitate further discussion; and
(2) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity, consistency, and style.
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 H.B. No. 1661, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1661, H.D. 1, and be placed on the calendar for Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,
SCOTT Y. NISHIMOTO, Chair