STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2055
RE: S.B. No. 306
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 S.B. No. 306, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC INFORMATION,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Require that prior to the adoption, amendment, or repeal of an administrative rule, electronic notice of the proposed rulemaking be provided to all persons who have made a timely written request and provided a valid working email address to the adopting agency for advance notice of its rulemaking proceedings; and
(2) Require that alterations to administrative rules be displayed in Ramseyer format and the full text of rules be made available in a digitally accessible and searchable format.
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. 306, 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,
KYLE T. YAMASHITA, Chair