STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1470
RE: S.B. No. 955
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 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 Hawai‘i 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,
CHRIS LEE, Chair