HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

466

TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE, 2013

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to government transparency.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. The legislature finds that transparency is important in a democracy.

SECTION 2. Chapter 92, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to part I to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"92-   Government transparency. All items to be voted on in public meetings shall be posted electronically to a government website at least seventy-two hours prior to the vote. Confidential information may be redacted."

SECTION 3. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2013.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Government Transparency; Online Posting of Materials

 

Description:

Requires all items to be voted on in a public meeting to be posted online on a government website at least seventy-two hours prior to the vote.

 

 

 

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