REPORT TITLE:
State Librarian


DESCRIPTION:
Allows the Board of Education to appoint the State Librarian
without regard to state residency provisions and for a term of up
to four years.  Allows the State Librarian to receive additional
compensation from private sources. (SB1157 HD1)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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THE SENATE                              S.B. NO.           S.D. 1
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 1999                                H.D. 1
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT

RELATING TO THE STATE LIBRARIAN.



BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 1      SECTION 1.  Section 312-2.1, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is
 
 2 amended to read as follows:
 
 3      "312-2.1  Appointment of state librarian; duties; salary.
 
 4 (a)  The state librarian shall be appointed by the board of
 
 5 education, without regard to chapters 76 and 77, [shall serve at
 
 6 the pleasure of the board,] shall be under the direction of the
 
 7 board, [and] shall be responsible for the operation, planning,
 
 8 programming, and budgeting of all community/school and public
 
 9 libraries within the State[.], and may be removed by a majority
 
10 vote of its members.  The state librarian may be appointed:
 
11      (1)  Without regard to the state residency provisions of
 
12           section 78-1(b); and
 
13      (2)  For a term of up to four years.
 
14      (b)  The salary of the state librarian shall be [set by the
 
15 board of education.  Effective January 1, 1989, and January 1,
 
16 1990, the salary shall be not more than $81,629 and] $85,302 a
 
17 year[, respectively].  Notwithstanding any provision to the
 
18 contrary, the state librarian may receive additional compensation
 
19 from private sources."
 

 
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 1      SECTION 2.  Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed.
 
 2 New statutory material is underscored.
 
 3      SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect on August 1, 1999.