HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

141

TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE, 2017

H.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

PROPOSED

 

 

 

 

 

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 nos. 16-09, 16-10, and 16-11, and to transfer the unencumbered balances as recommended by the auditor.

PART II

SECTION 2. The emergency appropriation - office of the governor trust fund administratively established in 2011 is abolished, and any remaining unencumbered balances shall be transferred to the general fund.

PART III

SECTION 3. The healthcare transformation coordinator grant trust fund administratively established in 2012 by the office of the governor is abolished, and any remaining unencumbered balances shall be transferred to the Hawaii community foundation.

PART IV

SECTION 4. The planning and research special fund administratively established by the office of Hawaiian affairs is abolished, and any remaining unencumbered balances shall be transferred to the office of Hawaiian affairs main trust account.

PART V

SECTION 5. The purpose of this part is to repeal the education research and development revolving fund.

The legislature finds that the fund does not meet the self-sustaining criteria for a revolving fund and should be repealed.

SECTION 6. Section 302A-305, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is repealed.

["[302A-305] Education research and development revolving fund. (a) There is established, within the department of education, an education research and development revolving fund into which shall be deposited all revenues from the commercial exploitation of products and services developed by the department. The fund shall be used to support research and development of innovative curriculum, instructional aids, related technologies, and the related administrative costs of seeking and maintaining such commercialization. Appropriations or authorizations from the fund shall be expended by the superintendent.

(b) The department shall provide an annual report to the governor and the legislature describing all transactions and activities involved in the administration of the education research and development revolving fund."]

SECTION 7. On July 1, 2017, all unencumbered balances remaining in the education research and development revolving fund repealed by section 6 of this Act shall lapse to the credit of the general fund.

PART VI

SECTION 8. The families for resources and early access to learning program special fund administratively established by the department of education is abolished, 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 VII

SECTION 9. The school community services (adult education) trust fund administratively established in 2011 by the department of education is abolished, and any remaining unencumbered balances shall be transferred to the general fund.

PART VIII

SECTION 10. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken.

SECTION 11. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2017.



 

Report Title:

Repeal of Non-General Funds; Transfer of Balances; Governor; Office of Hawaiian Affairs; Department of Education

 

Description:

Repeals and abolishes various non-general funds of GOV, OHA, and DOE, as recommended by the Auditor in Auditor's Report Nos. 16-09, 16-10, and 16-11, and transfers unencumbered balances. (HD1 Proposed)

 

 

 

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