HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

1392

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2019

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to the pueo.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. The legislature finds that the pueo, or Hawaiian short-eared owl, is an endangered species on Oahu.

The purpose of this Act is to protect the pueo, an endangered bird, found on the University of Hawaii's west Oahu campus by conditioning expenditures from the University of Hawaii real property and facilities use revolving fund on the University of Hawaii protecting and preserving the habitat of the pueo.

SECTION 2. Section 304A-2274, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"[[]304A-2274[]] University of Hawaii real property and facilities use revolving fund. (a) There is established the University of Hawaii real property and facilities use revolving fund into which shall be deposited all revenues collected by the university for the use of university real property and facilities, except as otherwise provided by law.

(b) The board of regents may establish prices, fees, and charges, including those for the sale, lease, or use of university real property and facilities, which include land, buildings, grounds, furnishings, and equipment; provided that the university shall comply with all statutory and common law requirements in the disposition of ceded lands. The board of regents shall be exempt from the public notice and public hearing requirements of chapter 91 in establishing and amending the fees and charges.

(c) The university may establish separate accounts within the revolving fund for major program activities.

(d) Funds deposited into the revolving fund accounts shall be expended to pay the costs of operating university facilities, including maintenance, administrative expenses, salaries, wages, and benefits of employees, contractor services, supplies, security, furnishings, equipment, janitorial services, insurance, utilities, and other operational expenses. Revenues not expended as provided in this section may be transferred to other university funds to be invested or expended for the administrative or overhead costs of the university.

(e) All expenditures from this revolving fund shall be subject to:

(1) [legislative] Legislative appropriation[.]; and

(2) The University of Hawaii entering into a habitat conservation plan pursuant to section 195D-21 to protect the pueo on the University of Hawaii west Oahu campus.

[(b)] (f) As used in this section, "maintenance" includes repairs, replacement, renewals, operation, and administration."

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, 2019.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Pueo; University of Hawaii; Endangered Species; Revolving Fund

 

Description:

Conditions expenditures from the University of Hawaii real property and facilities use revolving fund on the University of Hawaii entering into a Habitat Conservation Plan to protect the pueo on the University of Hawaii West Oahu campus.

 

 

 

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