HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

71

TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE, 2017

H.D. 1

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) Beginning on the sixty-first calendar day after their election or appointment to office, it shall be unlawful for any governor or county mayor, while serving in their respective individual capacities as governor or county mayor to maintain any other employment or receive any emolument.

(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 county mayor or any pension, retirement, social security payment, or owning of stocks, mutual funds, or real estate, or rental income."

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, 2019.


 


 

Report Title:

Governor; Mayors; Outside Employment; Emoluments; Prohibited

 

Description:

Prohibits any Governor or county Mayor, while serving in their respective individual capacities as Governor or county Mayor, to maintain any other employment or receive any emolument, beginning on the sixty-first calendar day after their election or appointment to office. (HB71 HD1)

 

 

 

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