STAND. COM. REP. NO. 341
RE: H.B. No. 709
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. 709 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE II OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII,"
begs leave to report as follows:
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Clarifying that the recount will be of votes cast at an election, not in an election;
(2) Clarifying the question to be printed on the ballot; and
(3) Changing its effective date to January 28, 2081 and upon compliance with article XVII, section 3, of the Constitution of the State of Hawaii.
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. 709, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 709, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,
CHRIS LEE, Chair