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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Most Ethics-Related Bills Dead for Session
By News Release @ 6:15 PM :: 2897 Views :: Ethics

Update on Ethics-Related Legislation

From Hawaii State Ethics Commission Agenda for April 19, 2018

1. Ethics Commission bills (supporting all):

(a) HB1854 / SB 2142 Removing “wilfully" from Lobbyists Law enforcement statute and making language consistent with that of Ethics Code – dead

(b) SB872 Housekeeping measure to allow Ethics Commission to hire its own attorneys – conference committee

2. Other bills

(a) HB 71 Emoluments (support intent) – dead

(b) SB2609 Redacting dollar amounts on public volunteer board/commission members’ disclosure statements (oppose) – conference committee

(c) HB 2193 /SB 2610 Re-defining “employee” to include interns (support intent) – conference committee

(d) HB 2420 Hatch Act (support intent) – dead

(e) SB 2231 Capping fees for late financial disclosures for volunteer board/ commission members (comments) - dead

(f) SB 2648 Financial disclosure statements for Public Utilities Commission staff (comments) – dead

(g) SB2735 Changing structure of appointment and salary of Office of Information Practices Executive Director (support additional resources for OIP) – dead

(h) SB2996 Establishing an airport corporation (comments to clarify that members will be bound by Ethics Code) – conference committee

read … Ethics Comm Agenda


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