Report Title:

Vital Records; Copies and Fees

 

Description:

Increases the allocation for the Vital Statistics Improvement Fund for each first copy issued from $1 to $3. (HB649 HD1)

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

649

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2001

H.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

RELATING TO VITAL STATISTICS.

 

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

SECTION 1. Section 338-14.5, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"338-14.5 Copies of certificate; fees. The fees for certified copies of birth, marriage, divorce, or death certificates issued by the department of health shall consist of $10 for the first copy issued and $4 for each copy issued thereafter. These fees shall be collected for each single request for certified copies. All fees received for the issuance of certified copies of birth, marriage, divorce, or death certificates shall be remitted to the director of health. Upon the receipt of remittances under this section, the director of health shall deposit:

(1) $1 for each certified copy to the credit of the spouse and child abuse special account established under 346-7.5;

(2) $1 for each certified copy to the credit of the spouse and child abuse special account established under 601-3.6;

(3) $1 for each certified copy to the credit of the domestic violence prevention special fund established under 321-1.3;

(4) $1 for each certified copy and an additional $3 for each first copy issued to the credit of the vital statistics improvement special fund established under 338-14.6; and

(5) The remainder of the fee for each certified copy to the credit of the state general fund."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.