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March 30, 2012 The state Office of Information Practices (OIP) is pleased to announce that the House Finance Committee unanimously voted last night to pass out OIP’s Sunshine Bill, S.B. 2859, S.D. 1, with a House Draft 2. The Committee amended the bill to delete section (f) beginning on page 4, which would have created a ...
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Applicability of Sunshine Law to Interim Board of Directors of the Hawaii Health Connector

March 21, 2012 As regular readers of our What’s New articles know, the state Office of Information Practices (OIP) has kept you informed of the development and progress of our legislative proposals, including Senate Bill 2858, Senate Draft 1, which clarifies the process for agencies to appeal from OIP decisions under the Uniform Information Practices Act ...
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March 19, 2012 The state Office of Information Practices (OIP) is pleased to report that the House Judiciary Committee has voted to pass house drafts of OIP’s appeals and Sunshine Law bills on to the House Finance Committee. Also moving on to the Finance Committee is the Administration’s bill to allow teleconferenced meetings. At a ...
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Identifying Numbers Assigned to Individuals on the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System & Registry (NMLS)

Hearings on Open Government Bills

Posted on Mar 12, 2012 in What's New

March 12, 2012 The House of Representatives has wasted no time in scheduling important open government bills that crossed over from the Senate last week. The state Office of Information Practices’ proposals—S.B. 2858, S.D. 1 (appeals bill) and S.B. 2859, S.D. 1(Sunshine bill)—will be heard by the House Judiciary Committee this Friday, March 16, 2012, at 2 ...
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March 8, 2012 Open government proposals, which directly affect the Office of Information Practices (OIP), Uniform Information Practices Act (UIPA) or Sunshine Law and have crossed over to the other house, are as follows: S.B. 2858, S.D. 1 (OIP’s appeals bill) – establishes a uniform process to allow government agencies to challenge OIP’s decisions under the ...
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OIP Bills Are Crossing Over

Posted on Mar 2, 2012 in What's New

March 2, 2012 Both bills proposed by the state Office of Information Practices (OIP) will be crossing over from the Senate to the House as S.B. 2858, S.D. 1 (appeals bill) and S.B. 2859, S.D. 1 (Sunshine bill). The bills were amended as previously described in OIP’s What’s New articles on February 7 and 15, 2012. Because the House ...
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