HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

862

THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2021

H.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO STATE GOVERNMENT.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 201, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to part V to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"201-    Definitions. As used in this part:

"Board" means the board of directors of the Pacific international space center for exploration systems.

"Space center" means the Pacific international space center for exploration systems."

SECTION 2. Chapter 201, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended as follows:

1. By amending the title of part V to read:

"PART V. [OFFICE OF AEROSPACE DEVELOPMENT] PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL SPACE CENTER FOR EXPLORATION SYSTEMS"

2. By amending the title of part V, subpart B, to read:

"[B. PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL SPACE CENTER FOR EXPLORATION SYSTEMS]"

SECTION 3. Section 201-78, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by amending subsection (b) to read as follows:

"(b) In addition to other powers conferred upon it, the board may do all things necessary and convenient to carry out the powers expressly provided in this [subpart.] part."

SECTION 4. Section 201-79, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"[[]201-79[]] Powers and duties of the Pacific international space center for exploration systems executive director. In addition to any other powers and duties provided in this [subpart,] part, the executive director shall:

(1) Oversee, supervise, and direct the planning, evaluation, and coordination of space-related activities, and identify and promote opportunities for expanding and diversifying aerospace-related industries in the State pertaining to the space center;

(2) Establish partnerships with corporate, government, and University of Hawaii entities that can promote and enhance the State's aerospace industry; and where possible, help to generate additional revenue for the University of Hawaii and create classes and other educational opportunities for students;

(3) Work with local universities and community colleges to facilitate internships for students with the space center and associated companies;

(4) Continue to work with the University of Hawaii on course development, teaching, workforce development, and outreach;

(5) Promote innovative educational and workforce development programs that will enhance public awareness of the space center and enable residents to pursue employment in Hawaii's aerospace industry;

(6) Act as the public representative of the space center;

(7) Monitor national and global trends in the aerospace industry and promote global awareness of the space center;

(8) Pursue projects in the aerospace sector that can be leveraged for improvements to the State's broadband and alternative energy capabilities;

(9) Serve as a clearinghouse for information on the space center and associated activities;

(10) Target existing businesses that can provide products or services of importance to the space center and its projects to support the expansion of these businesses in Hawaii;

(11) Increase contact and maintain liaison with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, related aerospace organizations, and other federal agencies and facilities;

(12) Maintain and expand liaisons with local business and citizen groups;

[(13) Work with private landowners in the vicinity to expand opportunities and physical space and appurtenances for the participants in the space center's aerospace technology research and development park;

(14)] (13) Adopt, amend, and repeal rules pursuant to chapter 91 necessary to carry out this [subpart;] part;

[(15)] (14) Contract for services as may be necessary for the purposes of this [subpart;] part; and

[(16)] (15) Do all other things necessary or proper to carry out the purposes of this [subpart.] part."

SECTION 5. Section 201-80.2, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by amending subsection (a) to read as follows:

"(a) There is established in the state treasury the Pacific international space center for exploration systems special fund, into which shall be deposited:

(1) Revenues, moneys, and fees from services, rentals, publications, royalties, and patents generated under this [subpart;] part;

(2) Gifts, donations, and grants received by the Pacific international space center for exploration systems; and

(3) Proceeds from revenue bonds issued by the director of finance."

SECTION 6. Subpart A, part V, chapter 201, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is repealed.

SECTION 7. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 8. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2050.



 

Report Title:

Office of Aerospace Development; Aerospace Advisory Committee; Hawaii Unmanned Aerial Systems Test Site Advisory Board; Repeal

 

Description:

Abolishes the office of aerospace development, aerospace advisory committee, and the Hawaii unmanned aerial systems test site advisory board. Makes conforming amendments associated with the Pacific international space center for exploration systems. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

 

 

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