Report Title:

Procurement; Administrator; Nominating Committee

Description:

Amends composition of procurement policy board to include input from legislature. Amends composition of procurement policy board nominating committee to include input by Honolulu mayor. Gives senate president and house speaker input into nomination of procurement administrator.

THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

2034

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2002

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

relating to procurement.

 

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

SECTION 1. Section 103D-201, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by amending subsection (b) to read as follows:

"(b) The policy board shall consist of seven members. [Notwithstanding the limitations of section 78-5, the] The members of the board shall include:

(1) The comptroller;

(2) A county employee with [significant high-level] procurement experience; [and]

(3) [Five] Three persons who shall not otherwise be full-time employees of the State or any county; provided that [at least] one member shall be a certified professional in the field of procurement, [at least] one member shall have [significant high-level,] federal procurement experience, and [at least two members] one member shall have significant experience in the field of health and human services[.];

(4) One person appointed from a list of at least three persons submitted by the president of the senate; and

(5) One person appointed from a list of at least three persons submitted by the speaker of the house of representatives.

Each appointed member shall have demonstrated sufficient business or professional experience to discharge the functions of the policy board. The initial and subsequent members of the policy board, other than the comptroller, shall be appointed by the governor from a list of three individuals for each vacant position, submitted by a nominating committee composed of [four] five individuals chosen as follows: two persons appointed by the governor; one person appointed by the president of the senate; [and] one person appointed by the speaker of the house[.]; and one person appointed by the mayor of the city and county of Honolulu. Except as provided in this section, the selection and terms of the policy board members shall be subject to the requirements of section 26-34. No member of the policy board shall act concurrently as a chief procurement officer. The members of the policy board shall devote such time to their duties as may be necessary for the proper discharge thereof."

SECTION 2. Section 103D-204, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by amending subsection (b) to read as follows:

"(b) The administrator shall be appointed by the governor from a list of no less than three and no more than five names submitted by the policy board[.] to the president of the senate and to the speaker of the house of representatives. If the president and the speaker agree on the list of nominees, they shall forward the list to the governor for consideration. The appointment of the administrator shall require the advice and consent of the senate. The administrator may only be removed from office by the governor, provided the governor shall give prior notification of such removal to the chairperson of the policy board, the president of the senate, and the speaker of the house of representatives."

SECTION 3. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

INTRODUCED BY:

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