STAND. COM. REP. NO. 928-18

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2018

 

RE: H.B. No. 71

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2018

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 71, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO ETHICS,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to prohibit a sitting Governor or county Mayor from maintaining outside employment or receiving emoluments, with certain, limited exceptions.

 

The League of Women Voters of Hawaii, Hoomana Pono, LLC, and several concerned individuals testified in support of this measure. The Hawaii State Ethics Commission and Department of the Attorney General provided comments

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 71, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair