Bill Text: HI SB138 | 2019 | Regular Session | Amended


Bill Title: Relating To Reports Of Candidate Committees.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Enrolled) 2019-04-18 - Enrolled to Governor. [SB138 Detail]

Download: Hawaii-2019-SB138-Amended.html

THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

138

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2019

H.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO REPORTS OF CANDIDATE COMMITTEES.

 

 

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

 


     SECTION 1.  Section 11-334, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by amending subsection (a) to read as follows:

     "(a)  The candidate and treasurer of the candidate committee of each candidate whose name will appear on the ballot shall file preliminary, final, and supplemental reports as follows:

     (1)  The filing dates for preliminary reports are:

          (A)  April 30 of the year of a general election;

          (B)  Thirty calendar days before a primary, initial special, or initial nonpartisan election;

     [(B)] (C) Ten calendar days before a primary, initial special, or initial nonpartisan election; [and

     (C)] (D)  October 1 of the year of a general election; and

          (E)  Ten calendar days before a general, subsequent special, or subsequent nonpartisan election; provided that this preliminary report does not need to be filed by a candidate who is unsuccessful in a primary, initial special, or initial nonpartisan election, or a candidate who is elected to office in the primary, initial special, or initial nonpartisan election.

          The preliminary report filed by the date required under subparagraph [(A)] (B) shall be current through June 30, and all other preliminary reports shall be current through the fifth calendar day before the filing deadline of those other preliminary reports;

     (2)  The filing date for the final primary report is twenty calendar days after a primary, initial special, or initial nonpartisan election.  The report shall be current through the day of the applicable election;

     (3)  The filing date for the final election period report is thirty calendar days after a general, subsequent, subsequent special, or subsequent nonpartisan election.  The report shall be current through the day of the applicable election.  The final election period report shall be filed by a candidate who is unsuccessful in a primary, initial special, or initial nonpartisan election or a candidate who is elected to office in the primary, initial special, or initial nonpartisan election; provided that a candidate who is elected and is to be sworn into office prior to thirty calendar days after a general, subsequent, subsequent special, or subsequent nonpartisan election in which the candidate was elected, shall file the final election period report three business days before the date the candidate is to be sworn into office; and

     (4)  The filing dates for supplemental reports are:

          (A)  January 31 annually; and

          (B)  July 31 after an election year.

          The report shall be current through December 31 for the report filed on January 31 and current through June 30 for the report filed on July 31."

     SECTION 2.  Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken.  New statutory material is underscored.

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


 


 

Report Title:

Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission Package; Candidates; Candidate Committee Reports; Filing Dates

 

Description:

Adds campaign spending report filing deadlines of April 30 and October 1 of a general election year for candidates and candidate committees.  (SB138 HD1)

 

 

 

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