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May 30, 2012 As the state Office of Information Practices (OIP) has increased its efficiency and audience by offering more training and advice through its website at hawaii.gov/oip, OIP has sought to objectively measure the effectiveness of its efforts. Thus, OIP recently began using a free internet program (StatCounter.com) to understand how its website is being ...
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May 8, 2012 On May 1, 2012, the Hawaii Legislature passed out SB 2737, S.D. 1, H.D. 2, C.D. 1, which expands the Sunshine Law’s videoconference provision to allow teleconference meetings, thus eliminating the need for video coverage. SB 2737 drops the current requirement in HRS section 92-3.5 that a board have both an audio and video connection ...
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May 4, 2012 On the last day of the 2012 session, the Hawaii State House of Representatives recommitted a bill requiring the official Sunshine Law meeting notices to be electronically posted. H.B. 2404, H.D. 1, S.D. 2, C.D. 1 failed to pass final reading in the House, and thus, boards must continue to file their official meeting ...
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OIP’s Bills Are Passed!

Posted on May 1, 2012 in What's New

May 1, 2012 The state Office of Information Practices (OIP) is celebrating the final passage of two key open government bills and wishes to thank all of those who worked hard on this important legislation, particularly the Judiciary chairs, Senator Clayton Hee and Representative Gilbert Keith-Agaran, and their staffs. Rep. Keith-Agaran’s insightful comments that he ...
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