STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2079
RE: S.B. No. 197
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 197, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to establish an exemption from the prohibition against using election campaign funds for charitable donations or to award scholarships during the period from the filing of nomination papers to the date of the general election for candidates deemed elected, running unopposed, or unsuccessful after a primary or special primary election.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 197, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair