STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1674
RE: S.B. No. 400
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2021
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 400, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to clarify that increased fines may be imposed on a candidate committee or noncandidate committee that fails to timely file a preliminary primary or preliminary general report.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the League of Women Voters of Hawaii and three individuals. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Campaign Spending Commission, Common Cause Hawaii, and seven individuals.
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. 400, S.D. 1, 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