Report Title:

Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority; Exemptions

 

Description:

 

Grants the natural energy laboratory of Hawaii authority power to directly communicate with the governor and the legislature, and to make employment-related decisions and purchase supplies without approval from the director of business, economic development, and tourism.


THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

1793

TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE, 2007

SD1

STATE OF HAWAII

HD1

 

Proposed

 

 

 

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) Make direct communications 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, or 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

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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