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How to research constitutional, legislative, and statutory history in Hawaii

Richard F. Kahle

How to research constitutional, legislative, and statutory history in Hawaii

by Richard F. Kahle

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Published by Legislative Reference Bureau in Honolulu, Hawaii .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hawaii.
    • Subjects:
    • Legal research -- Hawaii.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRichard F. Kahle, Jr.
      ContributionsHawaii. Legislature. Legislative Reference Bureau.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFH75 .K34 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 97 p. :
      Number of Pages97
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL456372M
      LC Control Number98172617

      Amendments. Amended by Constitutional Convention () and election on November 7, Amended by L , c , §4 (HB ) (Hawaii Limit Board of Education Powers, Ballot Measure 4 ()) and election on November 8, Amended by HB () and election on November 5, Please be advised that these pages may contain links to external Internet sites established by other entities. The Hawaii State Legislature does not maintain, review, or endorse these sites and is not responsible for their content. We make every effort to comply to ADA standards, and Section of the Rehabilitation Act.

      The Supreme Court Law Library will assist in Hawai‘i legislative history research by pulling and marking acts and committee reports from Session Laws of Hawaii and the House and Senate Journals. An exact Hawai‘i Revised Statute (HRS) chapter and section and/or Act # and year must be provided. Payment for service must be made in-person. Text of Section 3: Appointment of Justices and Judges. The governor, with the consent of the senate, shall fill a vacancy in the office of the chief justice, supreme court, intermediate appellate court and circuit courts, by appointing a person from a list of not less than four, and not more than six, nominees for the vacancy, presented to the governor by the judicial selection commission.

      The text, as well as the legislative history of each bill, is also available at This website is maintained by the Hawai‘i State Legislature and contains many other resources. Thirty-three amendments to the United States Constitution have been proposed by the United States Congress and sent to the states for ratification since the Constitution was put into operation on March 4, Twenty-seven of these, having been ratified by the requisite number of states (38, since ), are part of the Constitution. The first ten amendments were adopted and .


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How to research constitutional, legislative, and statutory history in Hawaii by Richard F. Kahle Download PDF EPUB FB2

The materials in this third edition of the How to Research Constitutional, Legislative, and Statutory History in Hawaii manual are quite similar to the first edition. It was felt that changing the use of and Legislative Journal materials was not necessary.

Get this from a library. How to research constitutional, legislative, and statutory history in Hawaii. [Richard F Kahle; Hawaii. Legislature. Legislative Reference Bureau.]. Researching and statutory history in Hawaii book History of a Hawai‘i Statute A Three-Step Guide 1.

Find the Act number for the statute, and the year the statute was passed. Go to the Hawaii Revised Statutes (KFH30 A23) and find the statute that you want to research by chapter number. Look at the source note enclosed in parentheses or brackets at the end of the statute.

HOW THE LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF A STATUTE IS RESEARCHED Instructional Series Guide No. 2 Updated August - KB Sten 5 Step I Find year of Legislative Session and Act Number in source note of statute. Step 2 Go to And statutory history in Hawaii book Laws to find bill number.

Step 3 If a House Bill, go to back of House Journal to History of House Bills Table. Hawaii Government Directory and the Guide to Government in Hawaii – Discusses state and county departments and their organization and the agencies of the federal government having offices in Hawai’i.

How A Bill Becomes Law In Hawai`; How To Research Constitutional, Legislative, And Statutory History In Hawai` The Hawaii State Constitution provides an outstanding constitutional and historical account of the state's governing charter.

In addition to an overview of Hawaii's constitutional history, it provides an in-depth, section-by-section analysis of the entire constitution, detailing the many significant changes that have been made since its initial drafting.2/5(1).

Johnson, Donald D. and Michael F. Miller. Hawaii's Own: A History of the Hawaii Government Employees Association, AFSCME LocalAFL-CIO, Honolulu: Hawai'i Government Employees Association, xvi, pp. Kahle, Richard F. How to Research Constitutional, Legislative, and Statutory History in Hawaii.

Honolulu: Legislative. The Library of Congress (LoC) was founded in and is the largest library in the world. Its mission is " to support the Congress in fulfilling its constitutional duties and to further the progress of knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the American people" (LoC web site).Author: Gwen Sinclair.

Legislative records for the Hawaiian Kingdom, Republic of Hawaii, Territory of Hawaii, and State of Hawaii are available at the Archives. How to Find: Bills & Drafts Bill Testimony Committee Reports Governor’s Messages Common Archives Resources are: All of the below listed items are available in the Archives’ Reading Room.

If there is an electronic [ ]. The interrelationship between the legislative and judicial branches of government is explored through a review of Federal and Hawai`i law-making processes, direct democracy, legislative drafting, and theories of the legislative process and statutory interpretation.

testimony, Hawaii Legislature’s website for + testimony, or How to research constitutional, legislative and statutory history in Hawaii, 3d ed., by Richard F. Kahle, Jr. Legislative Reference. Legislative History: The discussions and documents, including committee reports, hearings, and floor debates, surrounding and preceding the enactment of a law.

Legislative history includes earlier, similar bills introduced but not passed by the legislature; legislative and executive reports and studies regarding the legislation; transcripts.

Historical Note: On JanuQueen Liliuokalani abdicated her thrown, ending the monarchy. Between the overthrow on Janu and July 4, when the Republic of Hawaii was proclaimed (following the Constitutional Convention of ), a “provisional government” was in : Roberta Woods.

Government Documents - Congress, Laws, and Legislation: Congress This guide provides information about how to find laws, legislative history, U.S.

Congressional publications, and the publications of Congressional : Gwen Sinclair. A description of the Congressional Research Service and the work it does for members of Congress is available in this whitepaper by Andrea Sevetson of ProQuest.

Although it is essentially an advertisement for ProQuest's products, it provides a good overview of the types of information that may be found in CRS : Gwen Sinclair.

Print resources are located in Hawaii collection in the Law Library lobby area. The Law Library has the official as well as the two unofficial statutory compilations for Hawaii in print. Michie's Hawaii Revised Statutes Annotated - Volume This volume also includes: The Organic Act, an Act to Provide a Government for the Territory of Hawaii Author: Roberta Woods.

However, bills are not yet statutes, and many never become so. Thus, while a legal researcher may occasionally look up a bill’s legislative history 44 in an attempt to determine legislative intent, statutory research by and large uses other versions of statutes.

Upon passing both houses of a legislature, 45 a bill becomes a statute. Different. The Guide to Law Online contains a selection of Hawaii legal, judicial, and governmental sources accessible through the Internet | Links provide access to primary documents, legal commentary, and general government information about specific jurisdictions and topics.

To read the text of a law as it was originally passed by Congress, consult the Statutes at Large of the United States of America (STAT).

Free access to Statutes at Large from the 1st through 81st Congress is available from the Law Library of s from the 82nd Congress () to the present are also available in complete Statutes Author: Gwen Sinclair. Text of Section 3: Taxation and Finance. The taxing power shall be reserved to the State, except so much thereof as may be delegated by the legislature to the political subdivisions, and except that all functions, powers and duties relating to the taxation of real property shall be exercised exclusively by the counties, with the exception of the county of Kalawao.

Practice materials, legal news sources, and law review journals are also discussed on that page. This research guide also includes information on the historical background and amendments to the U.S.

Constitution, resources for understanding approaches to constitutional interpretation, and material on state constitutional research. By Roberta F. Woods, J.D. In Hawaiʻi, official holidays are enumerated in the Hawaiʻi Revised Statutes Section Because of Hawaiʻi’s history as a Constitutional Monarchy, residents of Hawaiʻi get three additional holidays than many other states, but they also get Good Friday off.The Hawaii Constitution was framed by a Constitutional Convention under ActSession Laws of Hawaii It was adopted by the people at the election held on November 7,and was deemed amended when three propositions submitted to the people in accordance with the Act of Congress approved Ma73 Stat 4, Public Lawwere adopted by the people .