RELATING TO FINANCIAL AUDIT OF THE STATE OF HAWAII BY THE LEGISLATIVE AUDITOR. Report Title: Auditor; Access to Tax Information Description: Specifically authorizes the Auditor to access information in the possession of the Department of Taxation for purposes of conducting financial audits of the State of Hawaii. Requires the Auditor to keep the information confidential. Specifies that intentional and willful disclosure of confidential information is punishable as a class C felony. (SB2779 HD1)
Passed Third Reading with Representative(s) Matsumoto voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Aquino, Awana, Carroll, Choy, Cullen, Fale, Fukumoto, Hanohano, Har, Ichiyama, Ito, Jordan, Kawakami, McDermott, Oshiro, Say, Takayama, Thielen, Tokioka, Ward, Yamashita, Yamane voting no (22) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.