23-12 Review of special, revolving, and trust funds. (a) The office of the auditor shall report to the legislature, at each regular session, a review of special, revolving, and trust funds established to provide services rendered by any state department or establishment to other state departments or establishments or to any political subdivision of the State. The review shall include:

(1) An evaluation of the original intent and purpose of each fund, both as expressed by the legislature and as understood by the expending agency;

(2) The degree to which each fund achieves the stated and claimed purposes;

(3) An evaluation of performance standards established by the agency; and

(4) A summary statement reflecting total fund transactions in the preceding five fiscal years, including the fund balance at the beginning of each fiscal year, total deposits and withdrawals, amount of interest earned, total expenditures made from the fund, and the ending fund balance for each fiscal year.

(b) Each special, revolving, and trust fund shall be reviewed every five years as follows:

(1) Beginning 2014 and every five years thereafter, the auditor shall submit a review of the special, revolving, and trust funds of the department of accounting and general services; the department of agriculture; the department of budget and finance; and the department of land and natural resources;

(2) Beginning 2015 and every five years thereafter, the auditor shall submit a review of the special, revolving, and trust funds of the department of the attorney general; the department of business, economic development, and tourism; and the University of Hawaii system;

(3) Beginning 2016 and every five years thereafter, the auditor shall submit a review of the special, revolving, and trust funds within the judiciary and of the department of commerce and consumer affairs; the department of Hawaiian home lands; the department of health; and the department of human services;

(4) Beginning 2017 and every five years thereafter, the auditor shall submit a review of the special, revolving, and trust funds of the office of the governor; the office of Hawaiian affairs; and the department of education;

(5) Beginning 2018 and every five years thereafter, the auditor shall submit a review of the special, revolving, and trust funds of the department of labor and industrial relations; the department of taxation; the department of human resources development; the department of public safety; and all other moneys expended in accordance with section 37-40; and

(6) Beginning 2014 and every five years thereafter, the auditor shall submit a review of the special, revolving, and trust funds of the department of transportation and the department of defense. [L 1993, c 280, 57; am L 1994, c 56, 21; am L 2013, c 130, 3]

 

 

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