Report Title:

Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority; Board of Directors

 

Description:

Grants the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority power to directly communicate with the Governor and the Legislature, and make employment-related decisions and purchase supplies, equipment, and furniture without the approval of the Director of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism. (SB1793 HD1)

 


THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

1793

TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE, 2007

S.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT


 

 

RELATING TO THE NATURAL ENERGY LABORATORY OF HAWAII AUTHORITY.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 227D, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"227D- Exemptions.  (a) The authority shall be exempt from section 26-35(a)(1), (4), and (5).

(b) The authority shall:

(1) Communicate directly with the governor and the legislature;

(2) Make all decisions regarding employment, appointment, promotion, transfer, demotion, discharge, and job descriptions of all officers and employees of or under the jurisdiction of the authority without the approval of the director of business, economic development, and tourism; provided that the authority shall follow all applicable laws; and

(3) Purchase all supplies, equipment, and furniture without the approval of the director of business, economic development, and tourism."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval and shall be repealed on July 1, 2013.