Report Title:

State Fire Council; Personnel

 

Description:

Establishes 2 full-time equivalency positions for the state fire council, an administrator and an administrative assistant, to be funded by the department of labor and industrial relations.

 


THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

2720

TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE, 2008

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT


 

 

relating to the state fire council.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. The purpose of this Act is to establish two full-time equivalency positions to enable the state fire council to more effectively meet its responsibilities and to identify the funding source for those positions.

SECTION 2. Chapter 132, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"132- State fire council; administrative staff. (a) The state fire council may employ an administrator and an administrative assistant, without regard to chapters 76 and 89, who shall hold their respective positions at the discretion of the state fire council. The administrator shall have full power to administer the affairs of the council, subject to the direction and approval of the council. The council shall determine the amounts of compensation for the administrator and the administrative assistant.

(b) The administrator of the state fire council shall be responsible for:

(1) Daily operations of the state fire council;

(2) Administering the adoption of the state fire code by the counties;

(3) Applying for and expending federal grant assistance for fire-related projects;

(4) Coordinating statewide training, education, data collection; and

(5) Other duties as directed by the council.

(c) The budgetary requirements for conducting meetings and other related functions of the state fire council, including salaries of the administrator and of the administrative assistant, shall be included in the budget of the department of labor and industrial relations."

SECTION 3. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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