Report Title:

University of Hawaii; Cancer Research Center of Hawaii

 

Description:

Increases the sources of revenue available to support the Cancer Research Center of Hawaii. Allows moneys in cancer research special fund to be used for capital expenditures. Prohibits use of cancer research special fund moneys for construction of new facilities within tsunami inundation or flood hazard areas. (HB2164 SD2)

 


HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

2164

TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE, 2008

H.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

S.D. 2

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT


 

 

RELATING TO THE CANCER RESEARCH SPECIAL FUND.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Section 245-15, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"245-15 Disposition of revenues. All moneys collected pursuant to this chapter shall be paid into the state treasury as state realizations to be kept and accounted for as provided by law; provided that, of the moneys collected under the tax imposed pursuant to:

(1) Section 245-3(a)(5), after September 30, 2006, and prior to October 1, 2007, 1.0 cent per cigarette shall be deposited to the credit of the Hawaii cancer research special fund, established pursuant to section 304A-2168, for research and operating expenses[;] and for capital expenditures;

(2) Section 245-3(a)(6), after September 30, 2007, and prior to October 1, 2008:

(A) 1.5 cents per cigarette shall be deposited to the credit of the Hawaii cancer research special fund, established pursuant to section 304A-2168, for research and operating expenses[;] and for capital expenditures;

(B) 0.25 cents per cigarette shall be deposited to the credit of the trauma system special fund established pursuant to section 321-22.5; and

(C) 0.25 cents per cigarette shall be deposited to the credit of the emergency medical services special fund established pursuant to section 321-234;

(3) Section 245-3(a)(7), after September 30, 2008, and prior to October 1, 2009:

(A) 2.0 cents per cigarette shall be deposited to the credit of the Hawaii cancer research special fund, established pursuant to section 304A-2168, for research and operating expenses[;] and for capital expenditures;

(B) 0.5 cents per cigarette shall be deposited to the credit of the trauma system special fund established pursuant to section 321-22.5;

(C) 0.25 cents per cigarette shall be deposited to the credit of the community health centers special fund; and

(D) 0.25 cents per cigarette shall be deposited to the credit of the emergency medical services special fund established pursuant to section 321-234;

(4) Section 245-3(a)(8), after September 30, 2009, and prior to October 1, 2010:

(A) 2.0 cents per cigarette shall be deposited to the credit of the Hawaii cancer research special fund, established pursuant to section 304A-2168, for research and operating expenses[;] and for capital expenditures;

(B) 0.75 cents per cigarette shall be deposited to the credit of the trauma system special fund established pursuant to section 321-22.5;

(C) 0.75 cents per cigarette shall be deposited to the credit of the community health centers special fund; and

(D) 0.5 cents per cigarette shall be deposited to the credit of the emergency medical services special fund established pursuant to section 321-234;

(5) Section 245-3(a)(9), after September 30, 2010, and prior to October 1, 2011:

(A) 2.0 cents per cigarette shall be deposited to the credit of the Hawaii cancer research special fund, established pursuant to section 304A-2168, for research and operating expenses[;] and for capital expenditures;

(B) 1.0 cent per cigarette shall be deposited to the credit of the trauma system special fund established pursuant to section 321-22.5;

(C) 1.0 cent per cigarette shall be deposited to the credit of the community health centers special fund; and

(D) 1.0 cent per cigarette shall be deposited to the credit of the emergency medical services special fund established pursuant to section 321-234; and

(6) Section 245-3(a)(10), after September 30, 2011, and thereafter:

(A) 2.0 cents per cigarette shall be deposited to the credit of the Hawaii cancer research special fund, established pursuant to section 304A-2168, for research and operating expenses[;] and for capital expenditures;

(B) 1.5 cents per cigarette shall be deposited to the credit of the trauma system special fund established pursuant to section 321-22.5;

(C) 1.25 cents per cigarette shall be deposited to the credit of the community health centers special fund; and

(D) 1.25 cents per cigarette shall be deposited to the credit of the emergency medical services special fund established pursuant to section 321-234.

The department shall provide an annual accounting of these dispositions to the legislature."

SECTION 2. Section 304A-2168, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"304A-2168 Hawaii cancer research special fund. (a) There is established within the state treasury a special fund to be known as the Hawaii cancer research special fund to be administered and expended by the University of Hawaii.

(b) The moneys in the special fund shall be used by the University of Hawaii for the cancer research center of Hawaii's research and operating expenses[.] and capital expenditures.

(c) The following shall be deposited into the special fund:

(1) Moneys collected pursuant to section 245-15; [and]

(2) All other fees, charges, and other moneys received in conjunction with programs of the cancer research center of Hawaii;

(3) Transfers from other accounts or funds; and

[(2)] (4) Interest earned or accrued on moneys in the special fund.

(d) No moneys in the special fund shall be used for capital expenditures for the construction of any new facility, building, or structure within any:

(1) Anticipated inundation area designated on the department of defense's civil defense tsunami inundation maps; or

(2) Special flood hazard area as delineated on flood maps issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency."

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.