SB 665

  • Hawaii Senate Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Jan 22, 2021
  • Senate
  • House
  • Governor

Relating To Violations Of Campaign Finance Law.

Abstract

Establishes that knowingly or intentionally providing false information concerning the name or address of a person paying for a campaign advertisement is a class C felony. Repeals certain exemptions from criminal prosecution for campaign finance violations. Repeals certain state of mind prerequisites with respect to the campaign spending commission's referral of complaints for criminal prosecution. Increases from four years to ten years the period from which a person convicted for a criminal violation of campaign finance law shall be disqualified from holding elective office. Establishes that the exercise of enforcement authority by the attorney general or prosecuting attorney may be the basis for prosecution of campaign finance law violations.

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Jan 27, 2021

Senate

Referred to JDC.

  • Referral-Committee
Judiciary

Jan 25, 2021

Senate

Passed First Reading.

Jan 22, 2021

Senate

Introduced.

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