August 5, 2021 •
Hawaii Senate Bill Passes Related to Electioneering Communications
A Senate bill in Hawaii passed affecting the reporting of electioneering communications.
Senate Bill 404 provides persons, including corporations, making expenditures for electioneering communications in an aggregate amount of $1,000 instead of $2,000 during any calendar year must file reports within 24 hours of each disclosure date.
The bill also exempts communications that are actual expenditures of an organization from being considered electioneering communications and excludes candidate and candidate committees from the disclosure requirements.
The information is effective and applicable for the 2022 primary election.
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