346-382 Membership. (a) The Hawaii interagency council on homelessness shall be composed of the following members or the member's designee:

(1) Governor's coordinator on homelessness, who shall serve as chair;

(2) Director of human services;

(3) Administrator of the homeless programs office of the department of human services;

(4) Director of health;

(5) Director of labor and industrial relations;

(6) Director of public safety;

(7) Director of business, economic development, and tourism;

(8) Chairperson of the Hawaiian homes commission;

(9) Adjutant general;

(10) Chairperson of the board of trustees of the office of Hawaiian affairs;

(11) Attorney general;

(12) Superintendent of education;

(13) Two members of the house of representatives to be designated by the speaker of the house of representatives, of whom one member shall be designated by the speaker of the house of representatives to serve as an alternate member on the Hawaii interagency council on homelessness to serve in the other member's absence;

(14) Two members of the senate to be designated by the president of the senate, of whom one member shall be designated by the president of the senate to serve as an alternate member on the Hawaii interagency council on homelessness to serve in the other member's absence;

(15) A representative of the Hawaii public housing authority;

(16) The mayor of each county;

(17) A representative of the continuum of care programs in each county, to be designated by the respective mayors;

(18) A representative of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs who shall be requested to serve by the governor;

(19) A representative from the Office of Community Planning and Development, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, who shall be requested to serve by the governor;

(20) A representative of a faith-based organization with interfaith relationships, to be designated by the governor; and

(21) A representative of the business community, to be designated by the governor.

(b) The nongovernmental members of the Hawaii interagency council on homelessness shall serve without compensation but shall be reimbursed for expenses, including travel expenses, necessary for the performance of their duties.

(c) Except as provided in subsection (a)(13) and (a)(14), if a member of the Hawaii interagency council on homelessness is unable to attend a meeting, that member may appoint a designee to attend and to act on the member's behalf during the meeting.

(d) Chapter 84 shall not apply to the members of the Hawaii interagency council on homelessness. [L 2012, c 105, pt of 2; am L 2013, c 76, 1]

 

 

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