HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

1554

TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE, 2014

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to the department of hawaiian home lands.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. The Hawaii Revised Statutes is amended by adding a new chapter to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"Chapter

legislative oversight

"  -1 Department of Hawaiian home lands legislative oversight committee; established. (a) There is established the department of Hawaiian home lands legislative oversight committee to:

(1) Ensure transparency in the operations of the department;

(2) Analyze the effectiveness of the department's governance, operations, fiscal responsibility, and administration of its programs and services; and

(3) Review any other issues impacting the department.

(b) The committee shall be composed of members of the standing committees of both houses of the legislature whose purview is to oversee the department. The committee shall be jointly chaired by the legislative standing committees' respective chairs.

(c) The committee shall meet publicly for input and recommendations for the department.

(d) The committee may work with administrators from the department of land and natural resources, office of Hawaiian affairs, and department of human services in performing its duties.

(e) As used in this section, unless the context otherwise requires:

"Committee" means the department of Hawaiian home lands legislative oversight committee.

"Department" means the department of Hawaiian home lands."

SECTION 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Department of Hawaiian Home Lands; Legislative Oversight

 

Description:

Establishes the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands Legislative Oversight Committee to ensure transparency, analyze the effectiveness of its governance, operations, fiscal responsibility and administration of its programs and services, and review any other issues impacting the department.

 

 

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