HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

71

TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE, 2017

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to ethics.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 84, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to part II to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"84- Executive heads of state and counties; outside employment and emolument prohibited. (a) It shall be unlawful for any governor or county mayor, while serving in that capacity, to maintain any other employment or receive any emolument after the effective date of this Act.

(b) As used in this section, "emolument" means any salary, fee, payment, wage, earning, allowance, stipend, honorarium, or reward; provided that "emolument" does not include the salary or benefits for service as governor or mayor or any pension, retirement, or social security payment."

SECTION 2. This Act does not affect rights and duties that matured, penalties that were incurred, and proceedings that were begun before its effective date.

SECTION 3. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect on January 1, 2018.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Governor; Mayors; Outside Employment; Emoluments; Prohibited

 

Description:

Prohibits a sitting governor or mayor from maintaining outside employment or receiving emoluments.

 

 

 

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