April 17, 2019 •
Hawaii Governor Signs Noncandidate Committee Reporting Bill
Gov. David Ige signed House Bill 165 on April 16, adding a new registration and reporting requirement for noncandidate committees in an election period.
Under the bill, a noncandidate committee that does not intend to receive contributions or make expenditures in aggregate of more than $1,000 in an election period must notify the commission of its intent in the committee’s organizational report.
Notification must be made by the fifth calendar day before the due date of the preliminary primary report.
The bill became effective April 16 upon approval by the governor.
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