Hawaii Revised Statutes 24-3 Allowance for Expenses While Traveling on Official Legislative Business During a Session Within the State.

§24-3 Allowance for expenses while traveling on official legislative business during a session within the State. A member of the legislature whose legal residence is on the island of Oahu and who is required to remain away from the island of the member's legal residence but within the State overnight or longer while on official legislative business during a session and when authorized by the presiding officer of the respective house, shall receive an allowance to cover all personal expenses such as board, lodging, and incidental expenses but not travel expenses. The allowance under this section shall be set at a single rate that will:

(1) Not exceed the greater of the maximum allowance for such expenses payable to any public officer or employee of the federal government or the State;

(2) Be reasonably calculated to cover the expenses specified in this section; and

(3) Be determined jointly by the president of the senate and the speaker of the house of representatives for the legislature as a whole. [L 1969, c 5, pt of §1; am L 1981, c 164, §1(1); am L 1983, c 80, §2; am L 2005, c 222, §2]

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