STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1191
RE: H.B. No. 92
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirty-Second State Legislature
Regular Session of 2023
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 92 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO VIOLATIONS OF CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAW,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Increase the fine for campaign spending law violations that may be assessed against a noncandidate committee that makes only independent expenditures and has received at least one contribution of more than $10,000 or spent more than $10,000 in an election period; and
(2) Authorize the Campaign Spending Commission to order that the fine, or any portion of the fine, assessed against a noncandidate committee be paid from the personal funds of the officers of the noncandidate committee.
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 H.B. No. 92 and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
KYLE T. YAMASHITA, Chair