REPORT TITLE:
University of Hawaii


DESCRIPTION:
Allows up to four officers and employees of the University of
Hawaii to serve as officers or employees of the Research
Corporation of the University of Hawaii.  (HB254 HD2)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES                H.B. NO.           H.D. 2
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 1999                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.



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

 1      SECTION 1.  Chapter 307-5, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is
 
 2 amended to read as follows:
 
 3      "307-5 Officers and employees of the research
 
 4 corporation[.]; joint appointments with the University of Hawaii.
 
 5 (a)  The president of the University of Hawaii shall be the
 
 6 president of the research corporation.  The board of directors
 
 7 may also appoint such other officers and employees as may be
 
 8 necessary in administering the affairs of the research
 
 9 corporation.  It shall set the employees' duties,
 
10 responsibilities, salaries, holidays, vacations, leaves, hours of
 
11 work, and working conditions.  It may grant such other benefits
 
12 to its employees as it deems necessary.  Employees of the
 
13 research corporation shall not be entitled to any benefits
 
14 conferred under chapter 76 relating to civil service, chapter 77
 
15 relating to compensation, chapters 78 to 83 relating to public
 
16 employment, and chapter 88 relating to pension and retirement
 
17 system.
 

 
 
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 1      (b)  Any law to the contrary notwithstanding, the board of
 
 2 directors may appoint as officers or employees of the research 
 
 3 corporation, including the executive director, up to four persons
 
 4 employed by the University of Hawaii pursuant to section 304-11.
 
 5 The compensation and benefits shall be determined jointly by the
 
 6 research corporation's board of directors and the university's
 
 7 board of regents without regard to the limitations in subsection
 
 8 (a).
 
 9      (c)  With regard to the president of the research
 
10 corporation and the persons appointed under subsection (b), the
 
11 dual and concurrent role as research corporation officer or
 
12 employee and university officer or employee shall not be deemed
 
13 to be the holding of incompatible public offices or a conflict in
 
14 duties or interests."
 
15      SECTION 2.  Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed.
 
16 New statutory material is underscored.
 
17      SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.