THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

1189

THIRTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE, 2023

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to campaign finance.

 

 

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 part XIII to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"11-   Large contributions; report; legislators. (a) An incumbent candidate seeking election to the senate or the house of representatives, or the treasurer of the candidate committee of the incumbent candidate, shall file a large contribution report using the commission's electronic filing system within ten days of receiving a contribution of an amount aggregating more than $500 from any person during a session of the legislature.

(b) The large contribution report shall include the following information:

(1) Name, address, occupation, and employer of the contributor;

(2) Name of the incumbent candidate or candidate committee receiving the contribution;

(3) The amount of the contribution;

(4) The contributor's aggregate contributions to the incumbent candidate or candidate committee; and

(5) The purpose for which the contribution will be applied, if any.

(c) A large contribution report filed pursuant to this section shall be in addition to any other report required to be filed by this part."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

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

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Campaign Finance; Contributions; Reports; State Legislators

 

Description:

Requires incumbent state legislators, or the treasurer of their candidate committee, to file large contribution reports with the Campaign Spending Commission within ten days of receiving a contribution of an amount aggregating more than $500 during a legislative session.

 

 

 

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