A BILL FOR AN ACT
RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:
PART I. GENERAL PROVISIONS
SECTION 1. The purpose of this Act is to establish the operating budget for the fiscal biennium beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2021, for state executive branch programs under the purview of the department of business, economic development, and tourism.
SECTION 2. DEFINITIONS. Unless otherwise clear from the context, as used in this Act:
"Expending agency" means the department of business, economic development, and tourism.
Abbreviations, where used to denote the expending agency or a house of representatives standing committee, shall mean the following:
BED Department of business, economic development, and tourism
TIA House of representatives standing committee on tourism and international affairs
"Means of financing" or "MOF" means the source from which funds are appropriated or authorized to be expended for the programs and projects specified in this Act. All appropriations are followed by letter symbols. The letter symbols, where used, shall have the following meanings:
B Special funds
"Position ceiling" means the maximum number of permanent and temporary full-time equivalent positions authorized for a particular program during a specified period or periods, as denoted by an asterisk for permanent full-time equivalent positions and a pound sign for temporary full-time equivalent positions.
"Program ID" means the unique identifier for the specific program and consists of the abbreviation for the organization responsible for carrying out the program followed by the organization number for the program.
PART II. PROGRAM APPROPRIATIONS
SECTION 3. APPROPRIATIONS. The following sums, or so much thereof as may be sufficient to accomplish the purposes and programs designated herein, are hereby appropriated or authorized, as the case may be, from the means of financing specified to the expending agencies designated for the fiscal biennium beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2021. The total expenditures and the number of positions in each fiscal year of the biennium shall not exceed the sums and the position ceilings indicated for each fiscal year, except as provided elsewhere in this Act or as provided by general law.
OPERATING BED 141,483,409B 141,483,409B
PART III. MISCELLANEOUS AND EFFECTIVE DATE
SECTION 4. If any portion of this Act or its application to any person, entity, or circumstance is held to be invalid for any reason, then the legislature declares that the remainder of the Act and each and every other provision thereof shall not be affected thereby. If any portion of a specific appropriation is held to be invalid for any reason, the remaining portion shall be expended to fulfill the objective of the appropriation to the extent possible.
SECTION 5. If manifest clerical, typographical, or other mechanical errors are found in this Act, the governor may correct the errors.
SECTION 6. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2099.
State Operating Budget; HTA; Tourism Programs; TIA; BED113
Appropriates funds for the fiscal biennium 2019-2021 operating budget of the Hawaii Tourism Authority. (HB739 HD1)
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