Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee, Hawaii State Senate

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The Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection is a standing committee of the Hawaii State Senate.

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Hawaii State Senate are assigned by the President of the Senate.[1] Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[3] The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules

Function

The purview of this committee includes those programs relating to business regulation, professional and vocational licensing, consumer protection, financial institutions, insurance regulation, public utility regulation, telecommunications regulation, the landlord tenant code, condominium property regimes, and leaseholds.[4][5]

Committee members

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Commerce and Consumer Protection Members, 2013
Democratic members (6)Republican members (1)
Rosalyn Baker, ChairSamuel Slom
Brickwood Galuteria, Vice Chair
Clarence Nishihara
Glenn Wakai
Malama Solomon
Brian Taniguchi

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2011 legislative session.

2009-2010

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2009 legislative session.

External links

References

  1. Hawaii State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Section 3-7)
  2. Information submitted by Carol Taniguchi via email to a Ballotpedia staffer on January 28, 2014.
  3. Hawaii State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Section 22-1)
  4. Hawaii State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Section 21-2)
  5. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.