REPORT TITLE:
Elections, 2002


DESCRIPTION:
Limits campaign contributions for state senate and county council
candidates in the 2002 election to an aggregate of not more than
$2,000.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                        
THE SENATE                              S.B. NO.           2147
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2000                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT

RELATING TO CAMPAIGN SPENDING.



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

 1      SECTION 1.  Chapter 11, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended
 
 2 by adding a new section to part XII, to be appropriately
 
 3 designated and to read as follows:
 
 4      "11-    Contribution limits for the 2002 elections.  (a)
 
 5 Notwithstanding the contribution limits to candidates as provided
 
 6 under section 11-204, contribution limits for candidates seeking
 
 7 nomination or election to the state senate and candidates seeking
 
 8 nomination or election to the county council shall aggregate in
 
 9 an amount not greater than $2,000.
 
10      (b)  The contribution limits for the respective offices
 
11 shall be from the first day after the general election in 2000 to
 
12 the day of the general election in 2002.
 
13      (c)  The contribution limit shall apply to the receipt or
 
14 making of contributions to the candidate committee, or other
 
15 persons associated with the candidate."
 
16      SECTION 2.  New statutory material is underscored.
 
17      SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
 
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19                              INTRODUCED BY:______________________