HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

985

TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE, 2015

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to the university of hawaii operating costs.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Section 304A-2101, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

[[]304A-2101[]] General fund budget appropriations; operating costs; formulation. (a) The general fund budget appropriations for the university shall be an amount not less than three times and not greater than five times the amount of regular tuition and related fee revenues estimated for that fiscal year[.]; provided that beginning July 1, 2015, not less than sixty per cent of the operating costs of the university shall be financed through general funds.

(b) Any general fund budget appropriation for the university for operating purposes for any fiscal year shall include the consideration of:

(1) The fiscal condition of the State;

(2) Enrollment;

(3) Access to educational opportunity;

(4) The mix of resident and nonresident students; [and]

(5) Community service and noninstruction programs[.]; and

(6) The operating costs of the university.

(c) No revenue received by the university pursuant to the University of Hawaii tuition and fees special fund established under section [[]304A-2153[]] may be used by the governor or the director of finance as a justification for reducing any budget request or allotment to the university unless the university requests such a reduction."

SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2015.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

UH; Operating Costs; General Funds

 

Description:

Requires the UH to finance at least sixty per cent of its operating costs through general funds.

 

 

 

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