THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

1264

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2019

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. This Act is recommended by the governor for immediate passage in accordance with section 9 of article VII of the Constitution of the State of Hawaii.

SECTION 2. Act 49, section 3, Session Laws of Hawaii 2017, as amended by Act 53, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, appropriated $5,000,000 in general funds to the department of public safety to pay for temporary non-state housing for 248 Halawa correctional facility (HCF) inmates during capital improvement construction at HCF under DAGS Job No. 12-27-5644 security electronics and hardware repairs and improvements, through December 2018. The project is delayed and is now anticipated to be completed in July 2019. Funds are needed to continue the temporary housing of the 248 HCF inmates at a non-state facility for the remaining six months of fiscal year 2019.

The purpose of this Act is to make an emergency appropriation to provide funds for the department of public safety to cover the costs of housing 248 inmates at a non-state facility for the remaining six months of fiscal year 2019, in order for work on DAGS Job No. 12-27-5644 security electronics and hardware repairs and improvements to be completed.

SECTION 3. There is appropriated out of the general revenues of the State of Hawaii the sum of $3,424,057 or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2018-2019 for the department of public safety to pay for the temporary housing of 248 inmates at a non-state facility for the remaining six months of fiscal year 2019, during work on capital improvements to the Halawa Correctional Facility under DAGS Job No. 12-27-5644 security electronics and hardware repairs and improvements.

The sum appropriated shall be expended by the department of public safety for the purposes of this Act.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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BY REQUEST


 


 

Report Title:

Emergency Appropriation; Department of Public Safety

 

Description:

Makes an emergency appropriation to provide funds for the Department of Public Safety to pay for the temporary housing of 248 inmates at a non-state facility for the remaining six months of fiscal year 2019, during work on capital improvements to the Halawa Correctional Facility, under DAGS Job No. Job No. 12-27-5644 security electronics and hardware repairs and improvements.

 

 

 

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