STAND. COM. REP. NO. 120
RE: H.B. No. 1327
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs, to which was referred H.B. No. 1327 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Requiring the chief election officer to make request forms for an absentee ballot or for permanent absentee voter status available to voters in the English or Hawaiian language; and
(2) Requiring that absentee ballots, written in English and Hawaiian, be made available to absentee voters.
Your Committee has amended this measure by changing its effective date to July 1, 2050, to promote further discussion.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1327, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1327, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Judiciary.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs,
RYAN I. YAMANE, Chair