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HISB200PassClarifies that candidates or other committee representatives as specified who make contributions over a certain amount before an election are required to file a late contribution report only if the candidate is on the ballot in that election. (CD1)
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2021-07-07
Act 195, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1323).
HISB548PassAmends various statutory provisions to clarify and improve the administration of elections by mail. Establishes voters with special needs advisory committees at the state and county levels. Requires the department of public safety and Hawaii paroling...
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2021-07-07
Act 213, on 07/06/2021 (Gov. Msg. No. 1341).
HISB421Engross

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Requires vacancies in the offices of United States Senator, United States Representative, State Senator, and State Representative to be filled by special election. (HD1)
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2021-04-21
Conference committee meeting to reconvene on 04-22-21 3:00PM; CR 325.
HISB560Engross

Sine Die
Establishes ranked-choice voting for special federal elections and special elections of vacant county council seats. Effective 7/1/2112. (HD2)
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2021-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 559).
HISB238Engross

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Includes candidates for the board of trustees of the office of Hawaiian affairs to receive a maximum in public funds up to fifteen percent of the expenditure limit for each election. Amends ballot requirements to display candidates for the office of ...
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2021-03-25
To House Finance Committee
HISB981Engross

Sine Die
Amends ballot requirements to display candidates for the office of Hawaiian affairs board of trustees, by residency and nonresidency requirements and to randomize the order of candidate names within those groupings. (HD1)
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2021-03-24
To House Finance Committee
HISB597Engross

Sine Die
Allows candidates seeking election to use campaign funds for child care and vital household dependent care costs under certain conditions. Effective 5/1/2029. (HD1)
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2021-03-19
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISB635Engross

Sine Die
Allows the elections commission to refer a complaint to the attorney general or county prosecutor in addition to any administrative determination and without the requirement that the commission believes the respondent has recklessly, knowingly, or in...
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2021-03-16
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB239Intro

Sine Die
Requires, in the case of any multiple-page advertisement, for the required disclosures to be made on the first page of the advertisement or on the cover page of the publication if the advertisement is used as the lead article and displayed on the cov...
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2021-02-24
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB1117Intro

Sine Die
Requires vacancies in the offices of United States Senator, State Senator, and State Representative to be filled by special election.
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2021-02-18
To House Finance Committee
HISB195Intro

Sine Die
Amends the process for electing members to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees. Requires the Reapportionment Commission to establish a reapportionment plan for the members of the Board of Trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs so tha...
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2021-02-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB201Intro

Sine Die
Amends or clarifies certain statutory deadlines relating to elections by mail, including the date to which the clerk must continue mailing ballot packages to voters who update their voter registration address and the date on which ballots may begin t...
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2021-02-04
To House Finance Committee
HIHB196Intro

Sine Die
Reinstates the definition of "precinct" and amends the definition of "district" to facilitate the administration of elections.
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2021-02-02
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISB1269Intro

Sine Die
Authorizes write-in voting. Allows voters to vote for declared candidates other than those listed on preprinted ballot through write-in voting procedure. Applies to elections conducted on or after 7/1/2022.
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2021-02-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1259Intro

Sine Die
Requires vacancies in the offices of state senator and state representative to be filled by special election.
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2021-02-01
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISB1356Intro

Sine Die
Proposes an amendment to article V, section 2, of the Hawaii State Constitution to require that each gubernatorial nominee appoint a person from the same political party as a running mate for lieutenant governor in the general election.
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2021-02-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB1262Intro

Sine Die
Enacts various technical, housekeeping, and other amendments to further Hawaii's transition to elections by mail.
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2021-02-01
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISB802Intro

Sine Die
Requires ballots returned by mail to be postmarked on or before election day. Deems ballots with illegible postmarks to have been timely postmarked if received by a certain time. Requires the county clerks to coordinate with the United States Postal ...
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2021-01-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB124Intro

Sine Die
Requires the chief election officer to develop and distribute a voter information guide for all candidates running for state office, including candidates running for any trustee position of the office of Hawaiian affairs.
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2021-01-27
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB197Intro

Sine Die
Increases the deadline for the completion and public announcement of the results of a mandatory recount to 5 days after the date of an election.
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2021-01-27
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB413Intro

Sine Die
Proposes an amendment to article V, section 2, of the Hawaii State Constitution to require that each gubernatorial nominee appoint a person from the same political party as a running mate for lieutenant governor in the general election.
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2021-01-27
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISB533Intro

Sine Die
Establishes voters with special needs advisory committees at the state and county levels to ensure equal and independent access to voter registration, casting of ballots, and all other office of elections services.
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2021-01-27
To Senate Human Services Committee
HIHB430Intro

Sine Die
Requires ballots returned by mail to be postmarked on or before election day. Deems ballots with illegible postmarks to have been timely postmarked if received by a certain time. Requires the county clerks to coordinate with the United States Postal ...
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2021-01-27
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISB637Intro

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Establishes minimum number of district precincts per district. Prohibits campaigning or electioneering within two hundred feet of the last person in line to vote or deposit a ballot at a voter service center or place of deposit. Makes housekeeping am...
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2021-01-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HIHB658Intro

Sine Die
Amends the process for electing members to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees. Requires the Reapportionment Commission to establish a reapportionment plan based on basic island units for the members of the Board of Trustees of the Offic...
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2021-01-27
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB505Intro

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Establishes minimum number of district precincts per district. Prohibits campaigning or electioneering within two hundred feet of the last person in line to vote or deposit a ballot at a voter service center or place of deposit. Makes housekeeping am...
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2021-01-27
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB655Intro

Sine Die
Allows the elections commission to refer a complaint to the attorney general or county prosecutor in addition to any administrative determination and without the requirement that the commission believes the respondent has recklessly, knowingly, or in...
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2021-01-27
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HIHB737Intro

Sine Die
Establishes voters with special needs advisory committees at the state and county levels to ensure equal and independent access to voter registration, casting of ballots, and all other office of elections services.
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2021-01-27
To House Health, Human Services, & Homelessness Committee
HIHB750Intro

Sine Die
Changes the deadline for in-person late voter registration to the day before the primary election or the day before the general election in which a person intends to vote.
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2021-01-27
To House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
HISB215Intro

Sine Die
Provides ranked choice method of voting for all partisan primary elections, special elections, and nonpartisan general elections held in this State on or after 1/1/2022 pursuant to certain conditions.
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2021-01-25
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB210Intro

Sine Die
Requires candidate names to be randomized on individual ballots and randomly rotated across precincts. Requires the Office of Elections to inform voters and candidates, by a method suited for the voting system, that the names of candidates may not be...
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2021-01-25
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
HISB216Intro

Sine Die
Includes agents of candidates listed on ballots among the persons prohibited from providing voting assistance at voter service centers and in the use of absentee ballots.
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2021-01-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB419Intro

Sine Die
Reinstates the definition of "precinct" and amends the definition of "district" to facilitate the administration of elections.
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2021-01-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB423Intro

Sine Die
Amends or clarifies certain statutory deadlines relating to elections by mail, including the date to which the clerk must continue mailing ballot packages to voters who update their voter registration address and the date on which ballots may begin t...
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2021-01-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB420Intro

Sine Die
Increases the deadline for the completion and public announcement of the results of a mandatory recount to 5 days after the date of an election.
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2021-01-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISB169Intro

Sine Die
Establishes ranked choice voting for special federal elections and special elections of vacant county council seats.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
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