Hawaii Senate Convenes Special Session for Judicial Appointments - State and Federal Communications

June 10, 2022  •  

Hawaii Senate Convenes Special Session for Judicial Appointments

State of Hawaii

The Hawaii State Senate will convene a special session on June 20 to review judicial appointments.

Judicial appointments are for Jill M. Hasegawa and Joanna E. Sokolow to the District Family Court of the 3rd Circuit – Hawaii Island, and Gregory H. Meyers to the District Court of the 5th Circuit – Kauai.

The process will begin with a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday, June 16 at 10:30 a.m.

Following the floor session on Monday, June 20 at 11 a.m., there will be a separate decision-making meeting of the Judiciary Committee at 11:30 a.m. Final Senate votes on the appointments are expected on Tuesday, June 21 at 10 a.m. This may affect lobbyist reporting.

A lobbyist and employer activity report must be filed if expenditures or contributions are made relating to legislative action considered during the special session.

Any such report would be due within 30 days of adjournment sine die of the special session covering the period from May 1 through the adjournment sine die date.

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