HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

1410

TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE, 2015

H.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO THE YOUTH CONSERVATION CORPS.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Currently, part IV of chapter 193, Hawaii Revised Statutes, titled Youth Conservation Corps, principally applies to the State's youth conservation corps program. This Act distinguishes this State program from other federal and nationally affiliated Youth Conservation Corps programs by changing the title of part IV of chapter 193, Hawaii Revised Statutes, from Youth Conservation Corps to Hawaii Youth Conservation Corps to avoid confusion.

SECTION 2. Chapter 193, part IV, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by amending its title to read as follows:

"[[]PART IV.[]] HAWAII YOUTH CONSERVATION CORPS"

SECTION 3. Section 247-7, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"247-7 Disposition of taxes. All taxes collected under this chapter shall be paid into the state treasury to the credit of the general fund of the State, to be used and expended for the purposes for which the general fund was created and exists by law; provided that of the taxes collected each fiscal year:

(1) Ten per cent shall be paid into the land conservation fund established pursuant to section 173A-5;

(2) Twenty-five per cent from July 1, 2009, until June 30, 2012; thirty per cent from July 1, 2012, until June 30, 2014; and fifty per cent in each fiscal year thereafter shall be paid into the rental housing trust fund established by section 201H-202; and

(3) Twenty per cent from July 1, 2009, until June 30, 2012, and twenty-five per cent in each fiscal year thereafter shall be paid into the natural area reserve fund established by section 195-9; provided that the funds paid into the natural area reserve fund shall be annually disbursed by the department of land and natural resources in the following priority:

(A) To natural area partnership and forest stewardship programs after joint consultation with the forest stewardship committee and the natural area reserves system commission;

(B) Projects undertaken in accordance with watershed management plans pursuant to section 171-58 or watershed management plans negotiated with private landowners, and management of the natural area reserves system pursuant to section 195-3; and

(C) The Hawaii youth conservation corps established under chapter 193."

SECTION 4. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 5. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2050.


 


 

Report Title:

Youth Conservation Corps

 

Description:

Changes chapter 193, HRS, references to Youth Conservation Corps to the Hawaii Youth Conservation Corps to distinguish the state program from other federal and nationally affiliated youth conservation corps programs. (HB1410 HD1)

 

 

 

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