REPORT TITLE:
Government Administration


DESCRIPTION:
Prohibits state agencies from charging other state agencies for
services or goods provided to other state agencies.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                        
THE SENATE                              S.B. NO.           4
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 1999                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT

RELATING TO GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION.



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

 1      SECTION 1.  Government's operating role is to provide
 
 2 services to the community.  When requests are made of government
 
 3 to perform services, which are within the jurisdiction of the
 
 4 agency and the agency has the capacity to honor the requests, the
 
 5 services should be performed without hesitation.  In the interest
 
 6 of productivity and efficiency in government, requests made of
 
 7 one agency by another shall not require reimbursement except for
 
 8 specific equipment or supplies that are required to complete the
 
 9 task.
 
10      The purpose of this Act is to promote efficiency in
 
11 government by prohibiting interagency charges.
 
12      SECTION 2.  Chapter 26, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended
 
13 by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to
 
14 read as follows:
 
15      "26-     Interagency charges prohibited.  All executive
 
16 departments and administrative agencies shall operate efficiently
 
17 and productively through cooperation of services and resources.
 
18 Any executive department or administrative agency shall furnish
 
19 services or goods as needed to other executive departments or
 

 
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 1 administrative agencies.  No person or agency may request or
 
 2 receive payment for any goods or services furnished by one
 
 3 executive department or administrative agency to another except
 
 4 for specific equipment or supplies required for the task."
 
 5      SECTION 3.  New statutory material is underscored.
 
 6      SECTION 4.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
 
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 8                              INTRODUCED BY:______________________