HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

568

TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE, 2013

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to the elections commission.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Section 11-7.5, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"[[]11-7.5[]] Duties of the elections commission. The duties of the elections commission are to:

(1) Hold public hearings;

(2) Investigate and hold hearings for receiving evidence of any violations and complaints;

(3) Adopt rules pursuant to chapter 91;

(4) Employ, without regard to chapter 76, a full-time chief election officer, pursuant to section 11-1.6; [and]

(5) Provide oversight of the chief election officer; and

[(5)] (6) Advise the chief election officer on matters relating to elections."

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 Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken.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.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Elections Commission; Oversight of Chief Election Officer

 

Description:

Specifies the duty of the elections commission to provide oversight of the chief elections officer.

 

 

 

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