THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

3039

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2020

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO HEMP PRODUCTION.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Section 141-41, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"[[]141-41[]] Industrial hemp special fund; established. (a) There is created in the state treasury a special fund to be designated as the industrial hemp special fund to be administered by the department of agriculture. Moneys deposited in [this] the special fund shall be used to fulfill the purposes of this part and shall include:

(1) Any moneys appropriated by the legislature to the special fund;

(2) Any fees collected by the department of agriculture in relation to the industrial hemp pilot program; and

(3) The interest or return on investments earned from moneys in the special fund.

(b) The department of agriculture may use the moneys in the special fund to carry out the purposes of this part, including hiring employees, specialists, and consultants necessary to complete projects related to the purposes of this part. Moneys in the special fund may also be transferred to the department of public safety and the department of health to help defray costs associated with the enforcement and certification requirements established in this part."

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 Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken.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:

Industrial Hemp; Special Fund; PSD; DOH

 

Description:

Authorizes transfers of moneys in the industrial hemp special fund to the Department of Public Safety and the Department of Health to help defray costs associated with enforcement and certification requirements of the industrial hemp pilot program.

 

 

 

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