STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1470

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: S.B. No. 955

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred S.B. No. 955 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE STATEMENT,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to require financial disclosure statements of state agency executive directors to be public records that are available for inspection and duplication.

 

The Hawaii State Ethics Commission, Hawaii Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, and League of Women Voters of Hawaii testified in support of this measure.

 

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 S.B. No. 955 and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be referred to your Committee on Finance.

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,

 

 

 

 

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CHRIS LEE, Chair