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Part Two The Hawaii Constitution and Commentary, Art.III The Legislature

Anne Feder Lee

From: The Hawaii State Constitution

Anne Lee Feder

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 22 September 2021

Since statehood, a number of significant changes have been made to this article. While some of the amendments altered such details as the legislative starting date and the minimum age for legislators, others had wider impact in terms of the legislature’s relationship with the public and the executive branch and its ability to oversee the implementation of enacted policies. Adding mandates for open legislative committee meetings, a bill introduction cutoff date, a required legislative recess, and an extension of the time bills must be available in final form before...
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