THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

418

TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE, 2017

S.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO THE ELECTRONIC DEVICE RECYCLING FUND.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Section 339D-10, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"[[]339D-10[]] Electronic device recycling fund. (a) There is established in the state treasury the electronic device recycling fund into which shall be deposited all fees, payments, and penalties collected by the department pursuant to this chapter.

(b) The electronic device recycling fund shall be administered by the department of health. Moneys in the fund shall be expended by the director [solely] for the purpose of implementing [and enforcing] this chapter[.], including:

(1) Reimbursement for collection services associated with the handling and collecting of electronic devices for recycling;

(2) Funding administrative, audit, and compliance activities associated with collection and payment of all fees, payments, and penalties imposed by the department pursuant to this chapter;

(3) Conducting electronic recycling education and demonstration projects;

(4) Supporting the handling and transportation of the electronic devices collected to end-markets; and

(5) Supporting county electronics collections.

(c) Any funds that accumulate in the electronic device recycling fund shall be retained in the fund unless determined by the legislature to be in excess."

SECTION 2. There is appropriated out of the general revenues of the State of Hawaii the sum of $           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 as a grant-in aid to the county of Hawaii for expenses related to the services associated with handling and collecting electronic devices for recycling pursuant to chapter 339D, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

The sums appropriated shall be expended by the county of Hawaii for the purposes of this Act.

SECTION 3. There is appropriated out of the general revenues of the State of Hawaii the sum of $           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 as a grant-in aid to the county of Kauai for expenses related to the services associated with handling and collecting electronic devices for recycling pursuant to chapter 339D, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

The sums appropriated shall be expended by the county of Kauai for the purposes of this Act.

SECTION 4. There is appropriated out of the general revenues of the State of Hawaii the sum of $           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 as a grant-in aid to the county of Maui for expenses related to the services associated with handling and collecting electronic devices for recycling pursuant to chapter 339D, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

The sums appropriated shall be expended by the county of Maui for the purposes of this Act.

SECTION 5. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 6. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2017.

 



 

Report Title:

Electronic Device Recycling Fund; Uses; Appropriation

 

Description:

Clarifies purposes for which moneys from the electronic device recycling fund may be expended. Makes an appropriation as a grant-in-aid to the counties of Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui for expenses related to the collection services associated with handling and collecting electronic devices for recycling. (SD1)

 

 

 

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