2011 Hawaii Code
DIVISION 1. GOVERNMENT
TITLE 10. PUBLIC SAFETY AND INTERNAL SECURITY
137. Search and Rescue Reimbursement Act
§137-3 Action.


HI Rev Stat § 137-3 (2011 through Reg Sess) What's This?

[§137-3] Action. (a) Whenever a government entity seeks reimbursement of search and rescue expenses, including expenses paid or owing to private persons or entities by the government entity, in connection with a search and rescue, the government entity may bring an action in any court of competent jurisdiction; provided the reimbursement sought shall not in any case exceed the total cost incurred for the search and rescue operation.

(b) This chapter is not intended to restrict or diminish the right of any government entity to settle or compromise its rights provided in this chapter. [L 1999, c 66, pt of §2]

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