HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

627

TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE, 2017

H.D. 2

STATE OF HAWAII

S.D. 2

 

C.D. 1

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS.

 

 

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

 


PART I

SECTION 1. The department of business, economic development, and tourism is authorized to establish and fill one full-time equivalent (1.00 FTE) state public-private partnership coordinator position, exempt from the provisions of chapter 76, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to be placed under the director of business, economic development, and tourism to manage all public-private partnerships entered into by the State and manage all contracts, proposals, and negotiations associated with the State's public-private partnerships. Public-private partnerships entered into by the Hawaii public housing authority are exempted from this Act.

PART II

SECTION 2. Chapter 201, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new part to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"PART    . OFFICE OF PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP

201-   Office of public-private partnership; established. There is established within the department of business, economic development, and tourism an office of public-private partnership to increase economic development in the State through collaboration between the public and private sectors.

201-   Duties. The office of public-private partnership shall:

(1) Create a strategic plan that includes:

(A) Objectives and goals for the office and criteria to measure the goals;

(B) Potential public-private projects that meet the office's objectives and goals;

(C) The necessary finances to establish and maintain the office; and

(D) The necessary finances to develop, implement, and maintain the potential public-private projects;

(2) Coordinate collaboration among state agencies to analyze and develop public-private partnership projects based on the needs and goals of the agency and State, including proposed economic benefits, financial outcomes, contract terms and conditions, and social benefits;

(3) Create and maintain an analysis report for each public-private partnership project that shall include:

(A) Proposed economic benefits;

(B) Potential financial outcomes;

(C) Contract terms and conditions; and

(D) Social benefits;

(4) Develop and analyze plans for future public-private partnership projects, including objectives and criteria to measure the accomplishment of objectives, develop and implement programs through which the objectives are to be attained, and determine financial requirements for public resources based on the needs and goals of the State;

(5) Assist those departments having interests in public-private partnerships, coordinate those activities that involve the responsibilities of multiple state agencies, and encourage the timely and effective implementation and completion of project milestones and objectives;

(6) Develop programs to continuously encourage public-private partnership projects that will result in the development of improved infrastructure and government services in Hawaii;

(7) Formulate and assist state agencies in formulating specific program and project proposals to solicit public-private partnerships;

(8) In collaboration with agencies and private businesses, oversee and implement each public-private partnership project; and

(9) Initiate Aloha Stadium redevelopment as its initial public-private partnership project."

PART III

SECTION 3. There is appropriated out of the general revenues of the State of Hawaii the sum of $150,000 or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2017-2018 and the same sum or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2018-2019 to:

(1) Establish and fill one full-time equivalent (1.00 FTE) state public-private partnership coordinator position pursuant to part I of this Act; provided that the position may be added to the position count for the department of business, economic development, and tourism; and

(2) Establish and operate the office of public-private partnership.

The sums appropriated shall be expended by the department of business, economic development, and tourism for the purposes of this Act.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2017.



 

Report Title:

Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism; Public-private Partnership Coordinator Position; Office of Public-private Partnership; Appropriation

 

Description:

Authorizes establishment of a State Public-Private Partnership Coordinator position within the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to manage public-private partnerships entered into by the State and associated contracts, proposals, and negotiations, except public-private partnerships entered into by Hawaii Public Housing Authority. Establishes an Office of Public-private Partnership within the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism. Appropriates funds. (HB627 CD1)

 

 

 

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