HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

1294

THIRTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE, 2023

H.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

S.D. 1

 

C.D. 1

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO ELECTIONS.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 11, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"11-    Legal name of candidates; publication. If the candidate name requested to be printed on a ballot is different than the candidate's legal name, the office of elections and campaign spending commission shall include the candidate's legal name wherever the name requested to be printed on the ballot is used, including but not limited to use on the office of elections and campaign spending commission websites, on voter information materials provided by the office of elections and campaign spending commission, and at the request of any registered voter; provided that when the candidate requests a name on the ballot that is different than the candidate's legal name, the candidate's legal name shall not be included on the ballot."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.



 

Report Title:

Elections; Candidates; Legal Name

 

Description:

Requires the office of elections and campaign spending commission to include a candidate's legal name wherever the name requested to be printed on the ballot is used, except on the ballot. (CD1)

 

 

 

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