STAND. COM. REP. NO. 381

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 391

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Labor & Public Employment, to which was referred H.B. No. 391 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO ETHICS,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to establish restrictions on the participation in partisan political activities of certain state employees and officers and impose penalties for violations of those restrictions.

 

The Hawaii State Ethics Commission supported the intent of this measure.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by changing its effective date to January 1, 2050, to encourage further discussion.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Labor & Public Employment that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 391, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 391, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Judiciary.

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Labor & Public Employment,

 

 

 

 

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AARON LING JOHANSON, Chair