THIRTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE, 2023
STATE OF HAWAII
A BILL FOR AN ACT
RELATING TO THE WORKS OF ART SPECIAL FUND.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:
SECTION 1. Section 9-21, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:
foundation shall administer the art in public places and relocatable works of
art programs, pursuant to section 103-8.5, and the state art museum to achieve
the following purposes:
(1) Replace in public state buildings the natural beauty displaced in construction with works of art expressive of the State's cultural, creative, and traditional arts of its various ethnic groups;
(2) Support, promote, and recognize
excellence of the State's diverse cultural, creative, and traditional artists;
(3) Create, display, and maintain in public places and the state art museum a collection of works of art that:
(A) Represents the diversity and excellence of the State's artistic expression; and
(B) Provides to all the citizens of the
State the fullest possible access to the highest quality aesthetic and
educational experiences available[
(4) Provide opportunities for the counties and private organizations located in the State to display the art through loan arrangements with the foundation; provided that any loan arrangements to non-museums or public institutions may be subject to a fee determined by the state foundation on culture and the arts; provided further that fees collected pursuant to this paragraph shall be deposited into the works of art special fund established pursuant to section 103-8.5."
SECTION 2. Section 103-8.5, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended as follows:
1. By amending subsection (a) to read:
"(a) There is created a works of art special fund, into which:
shall be transferred one per cent of all state fund appropriations for capital
improvements designated for the construction cost element; provided that this
transfer requirement shall apply only to capital improvement appropriations
that are designated for the construction or renovation of state buildings[
. The one per cent]; provided further
that this transfer requirement shall not apply to appropriations from the
passenger facility charge special fund established by section 261-5.5 and the
rental motor vehicle customer facility charge special fund established under
section 261-5.6[ .]; and
(2) Fees collected pursuant to paragraph (5) of section 9‑21 shall be deposited."
2. By amending subsection (d) to read:
"(d) The comptroller and the state foundation on culture and the arts shall decide on the specific art objects to acquire, giving first consideration to placing appropriate pieces of art at the locations of the original appropriation.
selection of, commissioning artists for, reviewing of design, execution, and
placement of, and the acceptance of works of art shall be the responsibility of
the comptroller and the state foundation on culture and the arts in
consultation with the affected agency or department[
.]; provided that
artists residing in Hawaii shall receive a selection preference.
Expenditures from the works of art special fund shall be made by the comptroller."
SECTION 3. (a) The state foundation on culture and the arts shall create a report that includes:
(1) An inventory of works of art currently on display under the arts in public places program;
(2) A list of works of art under the program that have not been on display in a public area for more than ten years; and
(3) A plan for works of art described in paragraph (2) to be displayed on a rotating basis in public areas, including libraries, hospitals, airports, schools; and by loan arrangement in county or private facilities.
(b) The state foundation on culture and the arts shall submit its report to the legislature no later than twenty days prior to the convening of the regular session of 2024.
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.
Works of Art Special Fund; Loan Arrangements; Resident Artists; Arts in Public Places Program; Report
Requires the State Art Museum to provide opportunities for the counties and private organizations located in Hawaii to display art through loan arrangements with the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts under the Arts in Public Places Program. Provides that art loans to a non-museum or public institution may be subject to a fee determined by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts. Provides that artists who reside in Hawaii receive selection preference for the Arts in Public Places Program. Requires a report to the Legislature. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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