Report Title:

Hoisting Machine Operators; DLIR

Description:

Eliminates the Hoisting Machine Operators' Certification Revolving Fund and the position of executive director, and makes the DLIR responsible for the administrative duties for the Hoisting Machine Operators Advisory Board.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

2490

TWENTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE, 2004

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

RELATING TO HOISTING MACHINE OPERATORS.

 

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

SECTION 1. The legislature has determined that the hoisting machine operators advisory board will not be self-sufficient beyond July 30, 2007. In order to maximize resources and talent, the Legislature is folding the administrative operations of the Hoisting Machine Operators Advisory Board to the Department of labor and industrial relations.

SECTION 2. Section 396-19, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by amending subsection (b) to read as follows:

"(b) [The hoisting machine operators advisory board may employ a 0.5 full-time equivalent executive director, without regard to chapters 76 and 89 and may dismiss such person as it finds necessary for the performance of its function and duties. The board shall have the authority to fix the executive director's compensation.] The department shall provide the advisory board administrative staff support to assist the advisory board in fulfilling its function."

SECTION 3. Section 396-20, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"[396-20] Hoisting machine operators' certification revolving fund. (a) There is established in the state treasury a revolving fund to be known as the hoisting machine operators' certification revolving fund into which shall be deposited all fees, penalties, fines, and interest collected from:

(1) Certification of hoisting machine operators;

(2) Interest and investment moneys earned on any moneys in the fund; and

(3) All moneys received for the fund from any source.

The moneys in the fund may be used to carry out the purposes of this section. The director of finance shall disburse the moneys in the fund in accordance with instructions from the director.

(b) The fund may be used for:

(1) Personnel and operating expenses for an executive director for the hoisting machine operators advisory board;

(2) All necessary board costs and reimbursements;

(3) Preparation and dissemination of public information on hoisting machine operators' certification and training;

(4) Preparation of annual reports on certification program activities and accomplishments and on the fund; and

(5) Any reimbursements to the state general fund for funds appropriated by the legislature to establish the revolving fund.

(c) The director shall submit an annual report to the legislature on the status of the fund, including expenditures and program results, not less than twenty days prior to the convening of each regular session."

Section 4. At the close of business on June 30, 2005, all unexpended and unencumbered moneys remaining in the hoisting machine operators certification revolving fund shall lapse to the general fund.

SECTION 5. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 6. This Act shall take effect on June 1, 2005, provided that section 2 shall take effect on June 30, 2004.

INTRODUCED BY:

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BY REQUEST