2019 Hawaii County Bylaw Proposals

Click on the Section Headers below to propose changes to the bylaws to to the HCC rules committee for the 2020 County Convention. Each section also includes notes as to required changes as determined by the rules committee. To download a copy of the complete annotated bylaws for review CLICK HERE.

HCC Bylaws Table of Contents

SECTION 1. HAWAIʻI COUNTY COMMITTEE                                              

1.1 Authority

1.2 Duties and Responsibilities

SECTION 2. HCC OFFICER ELIGIBILITY AND NOMINATIONS

2.1 Eligibility

2.2 Nominations

SECTION 3. DUTIES OF HCC OFFICERS

3.1 General

3.2 Chairperson

3.3 Vice Chairperson for East Hawaiʻi

3.4 Vice Chairperson for West Hawaiʻi

3.5 Secretary

3.6 Assistant Secretary

3.7 Treasurer

3.8 Assistant Treasurer

SECTION 4. HCC OFFICERS: TERM OF OFFICE

4.1 HCC Officers

4.2 Vacancy of County Chair

4.3 Vacancy of Other HCC Officer Positions

SECTION 5. HCC MEMBERS FROM DISTRICT COUNCILS: DUTIES AND TERMS OF OFFICE

5.1 Duties of HCC Members who are District Council Officers

5.2 Term of Office

5.3 Vacancies in HCC positions held by District Council Officers

SECTION 6. HCC MEMBERS WHO ARE SCC MEMBERS: DUTIES AND TERMS OF OFFICE

6.1 Duties of HCC members who are SCC members

6.2 Terms of Office

6.3 Vacancies

SECTION 7. HCC MEETINGS: FREQUENCY, NOTICE: ATTENDANCE, QUORUM, PROXIES, PARLIAMENTARY AUTHORITY

7.1 Frequency

7.2 Notice of meetings

7.3 Attendance may be by teleconferencing if the technology is available

7.4 Quorum

7.5 Proxies

7.6 Parliamentary Authority

SECTION 8. HCC COMMITTEES

8.1 Executive Committee

8.2 Nomination and Election Committee

8.3 Ad-hoc Committees 

SECTION 9. COUNTY CONVENTION, TIME AND PLACE, BUSINESS, DELEGATES

9.1 Annual Convention

9.2 Time and Place of County Convention

9.3 Numbers and Distribution of Delegates

9.4 Delegate selection

9.5 Appointment of Pre-Convention Chairperson

SECTION 10. HCC CONVENTION RULES

SECTION 11. ADOPTION OF HCC BYLAWS AND RULES

SECTION 12. GENERAL PROVISIONS

13.  PROPOSE NEW SECTION

APPENDIX A. PERMANENT CONVENTION RULES OF THE HCC

1.  Registration required

2.  Delegate Eligibility

3.  Convention Committees

4.  Floor Participation

5.  Voting

6.  Limitation on Speaking

7.  Proposals from the Floor

8.  Agenda.