REPORT TITLE: 
Neighborhood boards; sunshine


DESCRIPTION:
Exempts meetings of neighborhood board committees from the
sunshine law.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES                H.B. NO.           
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 1999                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                     A BILL FOR AN ACT

RELATING TO NEIGHBORHOOD BOARDS.



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

 1      SECTION 1.  Section 92-2, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is
 
 2 amended to read as follows:
 
 3      "92-2 Definitions.  As used in this part:
 
 4      [(1)] "Board" means any agency, board, commission,
 
 5 authority, or committee of the State or its political
 
 6 subdivisions [which] that is created by constitution, statute,
 
 7 rule, or executive order, to have supervision, control,
 
 8 jurisdiction, or advisory power over specific matters and [which]
 
 9 that is required to conduct meetings and to take official
 
10 actions.  The term "board" shall not include county neighborhood
 
11 board committees.
 
12      [(2)] "Chance meeting" means a social or informal assemblage
 
13 of two or more members at which matters relating to official
 
14 business are not discussed.
 
15      [(3)] "Meeting" means the convening of a board for which a
 
16 quorum is required in order to make a decision or to deliberate
 
17 toward a decision upon a matter over which the board has
 
18 supervision, control, jurisdiction, or advisory power."
 
19      SECTION 2.  Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed.
 
20 New statutory material is underscored.
 

 
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 1      SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
 
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 3                           INTRODUCED BY:  _______________________