STAND. COM. REP. NO. 950
RE: H.B. No. 1381
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred H.B. No. 1381 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO LOBBYISTS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to promote good government by prohibiting former legislators and executive branch employees, who are subject to Senate confirmation, from representing other interests before the State on matters which they participated in or served, for 24 months after termination of employment as a legislator or executive branch employee.
Two individuals testified in support of this measure. An individual testified in opposition to this measure. The Hawai‘i State Ethics Commission and two individuals provided comments.
Your Committee has amended this measure by 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. 1381, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1381, H.D. 1, and be placed on the calendar for Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,
CHRIS LEE, Chair