Report Title:

Hawaii Tobacco Settlement Special Fund

Description:

Exempts the Hawaii tobacco settlement special fund from the assessment of central services and administrative expenses.

THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

2152

TWENTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE, 2004

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

relating to the hawaii tobacco settlement special fund.

 

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

SECTION 1. Section 36-27, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"36-27 Transfers from special funds for central service expenses. Except as provided in this section, and notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, from time to time, the director of finance, for the purpose of defraying the prorated estimate of central service expenses of government in relation to all special funds, except the:

(1) Special out-of-school time instructional program fund under section 302A-1310;

(2) School cafeteria special funds of the department of education;

(3) Special funds of the University of Hawaii;

(4) State educational facilities improvement special fund;

(5) Convention center enterprise special fund under section 201B-8;

(6) Special funds established by section 206E-6;

(7) Housing loan program revenue bond special fund;

(8) Housing project bond special fund;

(9) Aloha Tower fund created by section 206J-17;

(10) Funds of the employees' retirement system created by section 88-109;

(11) Unemployment compensation fund established under section 383-121;

(12) Hawaii hurricane relief fund established under chapter 431P;

(13) Hawaii health systems corporation special funds;

(14) Boiler and elevator safety revolving fund established under section 397-5.5;

(15) Tourism special fund established under section 201B-11;

(16) Universal service fund established under chapter 269;

(17) Integrated tax information management systems special fund under section 231-3.2;

(18) Emergency and budget reserve fund under section 328L-3;

(19) Public schools special fees and charges fund under section 302A-1130(f);

(20) Sport fish special fund under section 187A-9.5;

(21) Neurotrauma special fund under section 321H-4;

(22) Deposit beverage container deposit special fund under section 342G-104; [and]

(23) Glass advance disposal fee special fund established by section 342G-82[,]; and

(24) Hawaii tobacco settlement special fund under section 328L-2.

shall deduct five per cent of all receipts of all other special funds, which deduction shall be transferred to the general fund of the State and become general realizations of the State. All officers of the State and other persons having power to allocate or disburse any special funds shall cooperate with the director in effecting these transfers. To determine the proper revenue base upon which the central service assessment is to be calculated, the director shall adopt rules pursuant to chapter 91 for the purpose of suspending or limiting the application of the central service assessment of any fund. No later than twenty days prior to the convening of each regular session of the legislature, the director shall report all central service assessments made during the preceding fiscal year."

SECTION 2. Section 36-30, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by amending subsection (a) to read as follows:

"(a) Each special fund, except the:

(1) Transportation use special fund established by section 261D-1;

(2) Special out-of-school time instructional program fund under section 302A-1310;

(3) School cafeteria special funds of the department of education;

(4) Special funds of the University of Hawaii;

(5) State educational facilities improvement special fund;

(6) Special funds established by section 206E-6;

(7) Aloha Tower fund created by section 206J-17;

(8) Funds of the employees' retirement system created by section 88-109;

(9) Unemployment compensation fund established under section 383-121;

(10) Hawaii hurricane relief fund established under chapter 431P;

(11) Convention center enterprise special fund established under section 201B-8;

(12) Hawaii health systems corporation special funds;

(13) Tourism special fund established under section 201B-11;

(14) Universal service fund established under chapter 269;

(15) Integrated tax information management systems special fund under section 231-3.2;

(16) Emergency and budget reserve fund under section 328L-3;

(17) Public schools special fees and charges fund under section 302A-1130(f);

(18) Sport fish special fund under section 187A-9.5; [and]

(19) Neurotrauma special fund under section 321H-4; and

(20) Hawaii tobacco settlement special fund under section 328L-2;

shall be responsible for its pro rata share of the administrative expenses incurred by the department responsible for the operations supported by the special fund concerned."

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

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2004.

INTRODUCED BY:

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