Category Archives: Miscellaneous

HB 1297, SD1

SUBJECT:  TOBACCO, MOTOR VEHICLE, MISCELLANEOUS, Modifications to Special Funds

BILL NUMBER:  HB 1297, SD1

INTRODUCED BY:  Senate Committees on Health and Higher Education

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Makes certain special funds subject to deductions for central service expenses into the general fund. Beginning 7/1/2021, transfers to the credit of the general fund any amounts allocated to those special funds, including amounts allocated from the cigarette tax and tobacco tax to those special funds. Beginning 7/1/2021 transfers to the credit of the general fund surcharges and cigarette tax revenue allocated to the trauma systems special fund. Makes a general fund appropriation to the department of health for operating expenses.

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HB 1299, HD1

SUBJECT:  MISCELLANEOUS, Abolish Non-General Funds

BILL NUMBER:  HB 1299, HD1

INTRODUCED BY:  House Committee on Finance

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Repeals various non-general funds of the department of agriculture; department of budget and finance; department of business, economic development, and tourism; department of defense; department of education; department of health; department of human services; department of labor and industrial relations; department of land and natural resources; department of the attorney general; department of public safety; department of transportation; University of Hawaii; department of commerce and consumer affairs; department of Hawaiian home lands; judiciary; and Hawaii public housing authority. Implements recommendations of the auditor. Transfers most unencumbered balances to the credit of the general fund.

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SB 468, HD1

SUBJECT:  MISCELLANEOUS, Repeal School Impact Fee Exemptions

BILL NUMBER:  SB 468, HD1

INTRODUCED BY:  House Committee on Housing

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:  Repeals the school impact fee exemptions for nonresidential development and housing subject to the transient accommodations tax when seeking development in a designated school impact district requiring county subdivision approval, county building permit, or condominium property regime approval of the project. Allows Construction cost component impact fees to be used to improve or renovate existing structures for school use. Repeals the requirement that an expenditure plan for all collected impact fees be incorporated into the department of education’s annual budget process.

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SB 468, SD1

SUBJECT:  MISCELLANEOUS, Repeal School Impact Fee Exemptions

BILL NUMBER:  SB 468, SD1

INTRODUCED BY:  Senate Committees on Ways and Means and Judiciary

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:  Repeals the school impact fee exemptions for nonresidential development and housing subject to the transient accommodations tax when seeking development in a designated school impact district requiring county subdivision approval, county building permit, or condominium property regime approval of the project. Allows Construction cost component impact fees to be used to improve or renovate existing structures for school use. Repeals the requirement that an expenditure plan for all collected impact fees be incorporated into the department of education’s annual budget process.

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SB 1091, SD1

SUBJECT:  MISCELLANEOUS, ADMINISTRATION, Raid on Special Funds

BILL NUMBER:  SB 1091, SD1

INTRODUCED BY:  Senate Committee on Ways and Means

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:  Authorizes transfer of special funds to general fund, replaces special fund appropriations with general obligation bond funds, authorizes transfer of excess moneys from other sources into the dwelling unit revolving fund.

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HB 1299

SUBJECT:  ADMINISTRATION, MISCELLANEOUS, Abolish Non-General Funds

BILL NUMBER:  HB 1299

INTRODUCED BY:  LUKE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Repeals various non-general funds of the department of agriculture; department of business, economic development, and tourism; department of land and natural resources; department of education; university of Hawaii; department of Hawaiian home lands; judiciary; department of human services; department of labor and industrial relations; department of accounting and general services; department of the attorney general; department of budget and finance; department of human resources development; office of the governor; department commerce and consumer affairs; department of taxation; department of public safety; and office of Hawaiian affairs. Transfers unencumbered balances to the credit of the general fund.

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