THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

435

TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE, 2017

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

Relating to the office of hawaiian affairs.

 

 

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

 


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

"[[]10-10[]] Administrator[;], deputy administrator, chief financial officer, and corporation counsel; appointment, tenure, removal. The board by a majority vote, shall appoint an administrator, deputy administrator, chief financial officer, and corporation counsel who shall serve without regard to the provisions of chapter 76, each for a term to be determined by the board. The board, by a two-thirds vote of all members to which it is entitled, may remove the administrator, deputy administrator, chief financial officer, and corporation counsel for cause at any time."

SECTION 2. Section 10-12, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"10-12 Assistant; staff. The administrator may employ and retain such officers and employees as may be necessary to carry out the functions of the office, except for the positions of deputy administrator, chief financial officer, and corporation counsel each of whom shall be appointed by the board pursuant to section 10-  . Such officers and employees may be hired without regard to chapter 76, and shall serve at the pleasure of the administrator. Officers and employees of the office of Hawaiian affairs shall be included in any benefit program generally applicable to officers and employees of the State."

SECTION 3. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

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

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees; Chief Financial Officer; Chief Operating Officer; Corporation Counsel; Appointment

 

Description:

Allows the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees to appoint a deputy administrator, chief operating officer, and corporation counsel by a majority vote. Allows for their removal for cause by two-thirds vote. Clarifies that the administrator shall not employ a deputy administrator, chief operating officer, or corporation counsel.

 

 

 

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