Report Title:

State Dispositions; Covenants Against Discrimination

Description:

Allows rather than requires the board of land and natural resources to provide in every patent, deed, lease, agreement, license, or permit that the use and enjoyment of the premises being granted shall not be in support of any policy which discriminates.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

2878

TWENTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE, 2004

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

relating to state dispositions.

 

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

SECTION 1. Section 171-64, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"171-64 Covenants against discrimination. The board of land and natural resources [shall] may provide in every patent, deed, lease, agreement, license, or permit that the use and enjoyment of the premises being granted shall not be in support of any policy which discriminates against anyone based upon race, creed, color, national origin, sex or a physical handicap. The board shall not dispose of any public land to any person who practices discrimination based upon race, creed, color, national origin, sex or a physical handicap. As used in this section "physical handicap" means a physical impairment which substantially limits one or more of a person's major life activities."

SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

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

INTRODUCED BY:

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