304A-2171 John A. Burns school of medicine special fund. (a) There is established the John A. Burns school of medicine special fund, to be administered and expended by the University of Hawaii.

(b) The following shall be deposited into the special fund:

(1) Appropriations by the legislature;

(2) Physician workforce assessment fees established pursuant to section 453-8.8;

(3) Grants, donations, gifts, or other income received for the purposes of the special fund; and

(4) Interest earned or accrued on moneys in the special fund.

(c) Moneys in the special fund shall be used to support the John A. Burns school of medicine's activities related to physician workforce assessment and planning within Hawaii; provided that of the physician workforce assessment fees transferred and deposited into the special fund pursuant to section 453‑8.8, no less than fifty per cent of the total amount of assessment fees deposited shall be used for purposes identified by the Hawaii medical education council to support physician workforce assessment and planning efforts, including the recruitment and retention of physicians, for rural and medically underserved areas of the State; provided further that expenditures from the special fund shall be limited to no more than $245,000 annually. This shall include but not be limited to maintaining accurate physician workforce assessment information and providing or updating personal and professional information, that shall be maintained in a secure database. The John A. Burns school of medicine may disclose information specific to any physician only with the express written consent of that physician. [L Sp 2009, c 18, 2; am L 2012, c 186, 1, 5; am L 2017, c 40, 3]

 

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Disbursements to fund. L Sp 2009, c 18, 4; L 2012, c 186, 3(2); L 2017, c 40, 2.

Physician workforce assessment report to legislature beginning 2011 and every year thereafter. L Sp 2009, c 18, 5; L 2012, c 186, 3(1).

 

 

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