269E-4 One call center advisory committee. (a) The commission shall establish a one call center advisory committee as a governmental entity as defined under chapter 662D to advise the commission in implementing this chapter. The committee shall consist of seventeen voting members and one ex officio[,] nonvoting member. Of the voting members:

(1) Eleven shall be appointed by the commission to serve until successors are appointed by the commission. The appointments shall be as follows:

(A) One from the gas utility industry;

(B) One from the electric utility industry;

(C) One from the telecommunications utility industry;

(D) One from the pipeline operator industry;

(E) Two from the General Contractors Association of Hawaii;

(F) Two from the Building Industry Association of Hawaii;

(G) One from the cable service industry;

(H) One from the water utility industry; and

(I) One from the wastewater industry;

(2) One shall be the representative of the city and county of Honolulu designated by the mayor of the city and county of Honolulu;

(3) One shall be the representative of the county of Hawaii designated by the mayor of the county of Hawaii;

(4) One shall be the representative of the county of Maui designated by the mayor of the county of Maui;

(5) One shall be the representative of the county of Kauai designated by the mayor of the county of Kauai;

(6) One shall be the director of the state department of transportation, or the director's representative; and

(7) One shall be the executive director of the division of consumer advocacy, department of commerce and consumer affairs, or the executive director's representative.

A representative of the center shall serve as an ex officio[,] nonvoting member of the committee.

(b) No member shall receive any compensation for the member's services.

(c) The committee shall advise the commission on:

(1) The establishment of rules;

(2) The setting of appropriate fees and assessments for the administration and operation of the center;

(3) The selection of the center provider;

(4) The enforcement of this chapter; and

(5) Other aspects regarding the establishment and operation of the center;

provided that the committee shall not advise the commission in the exercise of the commission's quasi-judicial, adjudicatory functions, or participate in the commission's deliberations. The committee shall be exempt from chapter 92. [L 2004, c 141, pt of 1, 7; am L 2006, c 95, 1; am L 2009, c 72, 3]

 

 

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