Bill Text: HI SB955 | 2019 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating To Public Financial Disclosure Statement.

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-1)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-03-20 - Passed Second Reading and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Belatti, Yamane excused (2). [SB955 Detail]

Download: Hawaii-2019-SB955-Introduced.html

THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

955

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2019

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to Public financial disclosure statement.

 

 

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

 


     SECTION 1.  Section 84-17, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by amending subsection (d) to read as follows:

     "(d)  The financial disclosure statements of the following persons shall be public records and available for inspection and duplication:

     (1)  The governor, the lieutenant governor, the members of the legislature, candidates for and delegates to the constitutional convention, the trustees of the office of Hawaiian affairs, and candidates for state elective offices;

     (2)  The directors [of the state departments] and their deputies, and the executive directors, regardless of the titles by which the foregoing persons are designated[;], of every state agency and department; provided that with respect to the department of the attorney general, the foregoing shall apply only to the attorney general and the first deputy attorney general;

     (3)  The administrative director of the State;

     (4)  The president, the vice presidents, the assistant vice presidents, the chancellors, members of the board of regents, and the provosts of the University of Hawaii;

     (5)  The members of the board of education and the superintendent, the deputy superintendent, the state librarian, and the deputy state librarian of the department of education;

     (6)  The administrative director and the deputy director of the courts;

     (7)  The administrator and the assistant administrator of the office of Hawaiian affairs; and

     (8)  The members of the following state boards, commissions, and agencies:

          (A)  The board of directors of the agribusiness development corporation established under section 163D-3;

          (B)  The board of agriculture established under section 26-16;

          (C)  The state ethics commission established under section 84-21;

          (D)  The Hawaii community development authority established under section 206E-3;

          (E)  The Hawaiian homes commission established under the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act of 1920, as amended, and section 26-17;

          (F)  The board of directors of the Hawaii housing finance and development corporation established under section 201H-3;

          (G)  The board of land and natural resources established under section 171-4;

          (H)  The state land use commission established under section 205-1;

          (I)  The legacy land conservation commission established under section 173A-2.4;

          (J)  The natural area reserves system commission established under section 195-6;

          (K)  The board of directors of the natural energy laboratory of Hawaii authority established under section 227D-2;

          (L)  The board of directors of the Hawaii public housing authority established under section 356D‑3;

          (M)  The public utilities commission established under section 269-2; and

          (N)  The commission on water resource management established under section 174C-7."

     SECTION 2.  This Act does not affect rights and duties that matured, penalties that were incurred, and proceedings that were begun before its effective date.

     SECTION 3.  Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken.  New statutory material is underscored.

     SECTION 4.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Disclosure of Financial Interest; Financial Disclosure Statements; Public Record; State Agency Executive Directors

 

Description:

Requires financial disclosure statements of state agency executive directors to be public records available for inspection and duplication.

 

 

 

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