2015 Hawaii Revised Statutes
24. Allowance and Salary for Legislators
24-1 Allowance for incidental expenses.

HI Rev Stat § 24-1 (2015) What's This?

§24-1 Allowance for incidental expenses. Each member of the legislature shall receive an annual allowance of $7,500, which amount is to cover incidental expenses connected with legislative duties and the amount shall be payable in a manner prescribed by the respective rules of each house; provided that when the legislative salary is increased, the legislative allowance shall be increased by the same percentage. [L 1969, c 5, pt of §1; am L 1975, c 2, §1; am L 1981, c 2, §1; am L 1987, c 2, §1; am L 2005, c 119, §2]

Attorney General Opinions

During legislative sessions, members of the legislature also serving as members of the advisory committee on statutory revision cannot receive the additional per diem allowed members of the committee. Att. Gen. Op. 67-8.

Legislature has authority to increase amount of allowance by amending this section and may make increase effective upon approval of amendment. Att. Gen. Op. 75-1.

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