THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

2552

TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE, 2016

S.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS.

 

 

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

 


PART I

SECTION 1. The purpose of this Act is to repeal and abolish various non-general funds pursuant to the recommendations made by the auditor in auditor's report no. 15-17.

PART II

SECTION 2. The purpose of this part is to repeal the early intervention trust fund.

The legislature finds that the fund does not serve the purpose for which it was created and does not meet the criteria for a trust fund.

SECTION 3. Section 321-357, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended as follows:

1. By amending its title and subsection (a) to read:

"[[]321-357[]] Early intervention [funds;] special fund; purpose and use. (a) The purpose of the early intervention special fund [and early intervention trust fund] is to expand and enhance early intervention services for infants and toddlers with special needs by providing a cooperative funding mechanism between the public and private sectors to work together to make and secure appropriations and donations to the funds."

2. By amending subsection (d) to read:

"(d) The Hawaii early intervention coordinating council shall make recommendations to the department for the expenditure of moneys from the [funds.] early intervention special fund."

SECTION 4. Section 321-356, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is repealed.

["321-356 Early intervention trust fund. (a) There is established in the state treasury a trust fund to be known as the early intervention trust fund to be administered by the department in accordance with this section.

(b) The trust fund shall consist of government grants and private contributions including but not limited to gifts or donations from corporations or other businesses, foundations, individuals, and other interested parties, and income earned by the trust fund. All program income consisting of federal reimbursement funds received by the State for early intervention funded by private donations and contributions under this part shall be deposited into the trust fund."]

SECTION 5.  On July 1, 2016, all unencumbered balances remaining in the early intervention trust fund repealed by section 4 of this Act shall lapse to the credit of the general fund.

PART III

SECTION 6. The following funds and accounts are abolished:

(1) The early childhood obesity special fund administratively established in fiscal year 2011-2012 and administered by the department of health;

(2) The grant for Catholic Charities-Lanakila senior center special fund administratively established and without any financial activity since 2007;

(3) The grant for emergency room subsidy at Wai'anae coast clinic special fund administratively established and without any financial activity since 2007;

(4) The grant for Hawai'i primary care association dental special fund administratively established and without any financial activity since 2007;

(5) The hospital-based poison center special fund administratively established and without any financial activity since 2006;

(6) The program for all inclusive care for elderly special fund administratively established and without any financial activity since 2006;

(7) The resources to nonprofit, community-based health care special fund administratively established and without any financial activity since 2006; and

(8) The subsidy for St. Francis medical center-bone marrow special fund administratively established and without any financial activity since 2007;

and any remaining unencumbered balances shall be transferred to the general fund.

PART IV

SECTION 7. The following funds and accounts are abolished:

(1) The funding for grant pursuant to chapter 42F, Hawaii Revised Statutes, special fund administratively established in 2010 for moneys appropriated from the emergency and budget reserve fund through Act 191, Session Laws of Hawaii 2010, and Act 25, Session Laws of Hawaii 2011, which extended the lapse date to the end of fiscal year 2011-2012;

(2) The healthy aging partnerships program special fund administratively established in 2010 for moneys from the emergency and budget reserve fund authorized through Act 191, Session Laws of Hawaii 2010, for fiscal year 2010-2011 and Act 25, Session Laws of Hawaii 2011, which extended the lapse date from June 30, 2011, to June 30,2012; and

(3) The partnership in community living program special fund administratively established in 2010 for moneys appropriated from the emergency and budget reserve special fund through Act 191, Session Laws of Hawaii 2010, and Act 25, Session Laws of Hawaii 2011, which extended the lapse date to the end of fiscal year 2011-2012;

and any remaining unencumbered balances shall be transferred to the emergency and budget reserve fund established pursuant to section 328L-3, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

PART V

SECTION 8. The Hilo shippers' wharf committee charitable trust fund established in 1954 is abolished and any remaining unencumbered balance shall be transferred to the county of Hawaii pursuant to third circuit vesting order no. 03-1-0010.

PART VI

SECTION 9. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 10. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2016.


 


 

Report Title:

Non-General Funds; Repeal; Transfer of Balances

 

Description:

Repeals and transfers the unencumbered balances of various non-general funds and accounts as recommended by the auditor in auditor's report no. 15-17.

 

 

 

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