HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2021
STATE OF HAWAII
A BILL FOR AN ACT
relating to the judiciary.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:
PART I. GENERAL PROVISIONS
SECTION 1. This Act shall be known and may be cited as the Judiciary Appropriations Act of 2021.
SECTION 2. Unless otherwise clear from the context, as used in this Act:
(a) "Program ID" means the unique identifier for the specific program, and consists of the abbreviation for the judiciary (JUD) followed by a designated number for the program.
(b) "Means of Financing," or "MOF," means the source from which funds are appropriated, or authorized, as the case may be, 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:
A General funds
B Special funds
C General obligation bond funds
N Federal funds
W Revolving funds
(c) "Position ceiling" means the maximum number of permanent or temporary positions authorized for a particular program during a specified period or periods, as noted by an asterisk or pound sign, respectively.
PART II. PROGRAM APPROPRIATIONS
SECTION 3. The following sums, or so much thereof as may be sufficient to accomplish the purposes and programs designated herein, are appropriated or authorized from the sources of funding specified to the judiciary for the fiscal biennium beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2023. The total expenditures and the number of permanent and temporary positions established in each fiscal year of the fiscal biennium shall not exceed the sums and the position ceilings indicated for each year, except as provided in this Act.
OPERATING JUD 7,679,908A 7,679,908A
OPERATING JUD 83,303,229A 83,303,229A
JUD 4,555,232B 4,555,232B
OPERATING JUD 17,334,494A 17,334,494A
OPERATING JUD 20,680,927A 20,680,927A
OPERATING JUD 8,054,279A 8,054,279A
OPERATING JUD 101,194A 101,194A
OPERATING JUD 26,829,796A 26,829,796A
JUD 8,110,454B 8,110,454B
JUD 343,261W 343,261W
OPERATING JUD 19,607,094A 19,607,094A
PART III. PROGRAM PROVISIONS
SECTION 4. Provided that whenever the need arises, the chief justice, in administering an equitable and expeditious judicial process, may transfer sufficient funds and positions between programs for operating purposes; and provided further that no transfer shall be made to implement any collective bargaining contract signed after this legislature adjourns sine die.
SECTION 5. Provided that if the chief justice, or any agency, or any government unit secures federal funds or other property under any act of Congress, or any funds or other property from private organizations or individuals, that are to be expended in connection with any program or works authorized by this Act or otherwise, the chief justice, or the agency with the chief justice's approval, may enter into the undertaking with the federal government, private organization, or individual.
SECTION 6. Provided that the judiciary may transfer savings from its general fund appropriation to the driver education and training fund to accommodate any temporary cash flow deficits.
PART IV. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS AND EFFECTIVE DATE
SECTION 7. If any portion of this Act or its application to any person or circumstances is held to be invalid for any reason, the remainder of the Act and any provision thereof shall not be affected. If any portion of a specific appropriation is held to be invalid for any reason, the remaining portion shall be independent of the invalid portion and shall be expended to fulfill the objective and intent of the appropriation to the extent possible.
SECTION 8. If any manifest clerical, typographical, or other mechanical error is found in this Act, the chief justice may correct the error. All changes made pursuant to this section shall be reported to the legislature at its next regular session.
SECTION 9. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2021.
Judiciary Package; Budget; Appropriations
Appropriates funds for the Judiciary for the fiscal biennium beginning 7/1/2021, and ending 6/30/2023. Effective 7/1/2021.
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