HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2022

 

COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT REFORM

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey, Chair

Rep. Tina Wildberger, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Luella Costales

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Stacelynn K.M. Eli

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. John M. Mizuno

 

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

TIME:

09:30am

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VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

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A G E N D A

 

SB 665, SD1

(SSCR2053)

Status

RELATING TO VIOLATIONS OF CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAW.

Establishes that knowingly or intentionally providing false information concerning the name or address of a person paying for a campaign advertisement is a class C felony. Repeals certain exemptions from criminal prosecution for campaign finance violations. Increases from four years to ten years the period from which a person convicted for a criminal violation of campaign finance law shall be disqualified from holding elective office. Establishes that the exercise of enforcement authority by the attorney general or prosecuting attorney may be the basis for prosecution of campaign finance law violations. (SD1)

 

 

GVR, JHA

SB 2040

(SSCR2747)

Status

RELATING TO REPORTS FILED WITH THE CAMPAIGN SPENDING COMMISSION.

Housekeeping measure that provides that candidates are not required to file preliminary general reports if they are either unsuccessful or are elected to office in the primary election. Amends subsections (b) and (c) of section 11-339, HRS, to make them consistent with subsection (a) by aggregating contributions and expenditures in determining whether a committee need only file the final election period report.

 

GVR, JHA

SB 2147, SD1

(SSCR2969)

Status

RELATING TO NOMINATION PAPERS.

Extends by one month the deadline by which nomination papers for candidates for elected office shall be made available. Repeals on the same date of the repeal of section 4 of Act 14, Session Laws of Hawaii 2021. Takes effect 7/30/2075. (SD1)

 

GVR, JHA

SB 2388, SD1

(SSCR2202)

Status

RELATING TO ELECTIONEERING COMMUNICATIONS.

Requires disclosure of electioneering communications to occur on the date of any subsequent expenditures for electioneering communications. Increases the monetary threshold that triggers disclosure of electioneering communications. Repeals the exception to the definition of electioneering communication those communications that constitute actual expenditures by the expending organization. (SD1)

 

GVR, JHA

SB 741, SD1

(SSCR2051)

Status

RELATING TO ELECTIONS.

Requires an elector to vote for the candidates whose names appeared on the presidential general election ballot and who are of the political party or group they represent and invalidates an elector's vote for failure to vote accordingly. Requires an alternate to vote in place of the original elector if the original elector fails to vote for the proper candidate. Requires an alternate elector to vote for the candidates whose names appeared on the presidential general election ballot and who are of the political party or group that the alternate elector represents and invalidates an alternate elector's vote for failure to vote accordingly. (SD1)

 

GVR, JHA

SB 2384, SD2

(SSCR2994)

Status

RELATING TO HAWAII PRODUCTS PREFERENCE.

Amends the procurement preference for Hawaii products to only apply to agricultural goods, value-added products, and commodities. (SD2)

 

GVR, CPC

SB 3034, SD2

(SSCR2792)

Status

RELATING TO JOINT CONTRACTOR OR SUBCONTRACTOR LISTING.

Clarifies the information concerning contractors and subcontractors required for inclusion in a competitive sealed bid. (SD2)

 

GVR, CPC

SB 2383, SD2

(SSCR3203)

Status

RELATING TO THE STATE PROCUREMENT POLICY BOARD.

Repeals the Procurement Policy Board Nominating Committee. Requires the Governor to appoint four members to the State Procurement Policy Board. Requires the President of the Senate to appoint one member to the State Procurement Policy Board. Requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives to appoint one member to the State Procurement Policy Board. Takes effect 7/30/2075. (SD2)

 

GVR, JHA

SB 3172, SD1

(SSCR2968)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC AGENCY MEETINGS.

Provides that any electronic audio or visual recording of a board meeting shall be maintained as public record and clarifies that complete minutes of the meetings are still required. (SD1)

 

GVR, JHA

SB 3219

(SSCR2824)

Status

RELATING TO THE SUNSHINE LAW.

Amends the sunshine law to exempt minors from being required to state their presence in public meetings.

 

GVR, JHA

SB 2143, SD2

(SSCR3195)

Status

RELATING TO BOARD MEETINGS.

Defines "board packet" and requires each state board to make its board packets publicly available at least forty-eight hours prior to the board meeting, but only if the board uses board packets. (SD2)

 

GVR, JHA

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Chair