Report Title:

Uniform Arbitration Act; Applicability

 

Description:

Addresses applicability of Uniform Arbitration Act prior to July 1, 2002, when there is no prior agreement that the act applies.

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.B. NO.

2607

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2002

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

relating to agreements to arbitrate made before july 1, 2002.

 

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

SECTION 1. Section 658A-3, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by amending subsection (b) to read as follows:

"(b) This chapter governs an agreement to arbitrate made before July 1, 2002, if all the parties to the agreement or to the arbitration proceeding so agree in a record. If the parties to the agreement or to the arbitration do not so agree in a record, an agreement to arbitrate that is made before July 1, 2002, shall be governed by the law specified in the agreement to arbitrate or, if none is specified, by the state law in effect on the date when the arbitration began or on June 30, 2002, whichever first occurred."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2002.

INTRODUCED BY:

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