HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

570

TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE, 2013

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to contractors.

 

 

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

 


SECTION 1. Section 444-10.7, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"[[]444-10.7[]] Enhanced penalties when elderly persons are targeted. If any person is found to have violated section 444-9 and the violation is committed against elderly persons, in addition to any other penalty set forth or imposed, the court may impose a fine of up to [$10,000,] $20,000, or imprisonment up to one year, or both. As used in this section, "elderly person" means a person who is sixty-five years of age or older."

SECTION 2. This Act does not affect rights and duties that matured, penalties that were incurred, and proceedings that were begun before its effective date.

SECTION 3. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

_____________________________

 

 


 


 

Report Title:

Unlicensed Contractors; Increased Penalties; Elders

 

Description:

Increases the fine against unlicensed contractors who commit licensing violations against elders.

 

 

 

The summary description of legislation appearing on this page is for informational purposes only and is not legislation or evidence of legislative intent.