REPORT TITLE: 
Library Construction



DESCRIPTION:
Allows Board of Education to enter into agreements with private
developers to build public libraries.  (HB3004 HD1)



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES                H.B. NO.           H.D. 1
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2000                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                     A BILL FOR AN ACT

RELATING TO LIBRARIES.


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

 1      SECTION 1.  The legislature finds that with the fast growth
 
 2 of communities statewide, there is an increased demand for the
 
 3 information and public services provided by public libraries in a
 
 4 timely manner.
 
 5      The purpose of this Act is to authorize the board of
 
 6 education to enter into development agreements with private
 
 7 developers to expedite the construction of public libraries in
 
 8 communities throughout the State.
 
 9      SECTION 2.  Chapter 312, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended
 
10 by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to
 
11 read as follows:
 
12      "312-      Development agreements with private developers.
 
13 (a)  Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, the board of
 
14 education may enter into development agreements with private
 
15 developers to expedite the construction of public libraries
 
16 throughout the State.  The board may:
 
17      (1)  Authorize a private developer to construct a public
 
18           library in any community; and
 

 
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 1      (2)  Structure the financial obligations with the private
 
 2           developer in a manner that the board deems to be the
 
 3           most appropriate and efficient means by which to build
 
 4           a public library for that particular community.
 
 5      (b)  The board shall submit a report to the legislature on
 
 6 the expedited building of any public library no later than twenty
 
 7 days prior to the convening of each regular session."
 
 8      SECTION 3.  New statutory material is underscored.
 
 9      SECTION 4.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.