THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

202

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2019

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

Relating to professional and vocational regulatory programs.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Section 26H-4, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"26H-4 Repeal dates for [newly enacted] professional and vocational regulatory programs. (a) Any professional or vocational regulatory program [enacted after January 1, 1994, and] listed in this section shall be repealed as specified in this section. The auditor shall perform an evaluation of the program, pursuant to section 26H-5, prior to its repeal date.

(b) Chapter 436E (acupuncture practitioners), chapter 438 (practice of barbering), chapter 439 (beauty culture), chapter 442 (chiropractic), chapter 448F (electrologists), and chapter 452 (massage) shall be repealed on June 30, 2020.

[(b)] (c) Chapter 451J (licensed marriage and family therapists), chapter 453D (mental health counselors), chapter 465 (psychologists), chapter 465D (behavior analysts), and chapter 467E (social workers) shall be repealed on June 30, 2021.

(d) Chapter 457G (occupational therapy practice), chapter 461J (physical therapy practice act), chapter 466D (respiratory therapists), and chapter 468E (speech pathologists and audiologists) shall be repealed on June 30, 2022.

[(c)] (e) Chapter 514E (time sharing plans), chapter 466K (real estate appraisers), chapter 466L (appraisal management companies), and chapter 467 (real estate brokers and salespersons) shall be repealed on June 30, 2023.

(f) Chapter 447 (dental hygienists), chapter 448 (dentistry), chapter 458 (dispensing opticians), and chapter 459 (optometry) shall be repealed on June 30, 2024.

(g) Chapter 453 (medicine and surgery), chapter 455 (naturopathic medicine), chapter 457 (nurses), chapter 457A (nurse aides), chapter 461 (pharmacists and pharmacy), and chapter 463E (podiatrists) shall be repealed on June 30, 2025.

(h) Chapter 441 (cemetery and funeral trusts), chapter 451A (hearing aid dealers and fitters) and chapter 457B (nursing home administrators act) shall be repealed on June 30, 2026.

(i) Chapter 436H (athletic trainers), chapter 440 (boxing contests), chapter 440E (mixed martial arts contests), and chapter 481E (uniform athlete agents act) shall be repealed on June 30, 2027.

(j) Chapter 444 (contractors), chapter 448E (electricians and plumbers), chapter 448H (elevator mechanics), and chapter 464 (professional engineers, architects, surveyors and landscape architects) shall be repealed on June 30, 2028.

(k) Chapter 437 (motor vehicle industry licensing act), chapter 437B (regulation of motor vehicle repairs), chapter 462A (pilotage), and chapter 463 (private investigators and guards) shall be repealed on June 30, 2029.

(l) Chapter 373 (commercial employment agencies), chapter 443B (collection agencies), chapter 468L (travel agencies), and chapter 468M (activity providers and activity desks) shall be repealed on June 30, 2030.

(m) Chapter 460J (pest control operators), chapter 466 (public accountancy), chapter 471 (veterinary medicine), and chapter 472 (veterinary technology practice) shall be repealed on June 30, 2031."

SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.


SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs; Professional and Vocational Licensing; Regulatory Programs; Auditor

 

Description:

Establishes repeal dates for all professional and vocational regulatory programs under the professional and vocational licensing division of the department of commerce and consumer affairs. Requires the auditor to perform an evaluation of each program prior to repeal.

 

 

 

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