2011 Hawaii Code
DIVISION 1. GOVERNMENT
TITLE 7. PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
78. Public Service
§78-18.3 Prohibition on certain increases in salaries for certain state and county officers or employees.
[§78-18.3] Prohibition on certain increases in salaries for certain state and county officers or employees. Any law to the contrary notwithstanding, neither the State nor any of the counties shall provide or pay to the following state or county officers or employees any adjustment or increase in the officer's or employee's respective salary or compensation where such adjustment or increase constitutes a mandatory adjustment or increase which is, directly or indirectly, dependent upon and related to negotiated salary adjustments or increases received under collective bargaining agreements by civil service or other public employees covered by collective bargaining: any elected or appointed officer or employee in the executive and judicial branches of state government and the executive branch of any county government (1) whose salary or compensation is fixed, limited, or otherwise specified by statute, ordinance, or other legislative enactment whether or not in express dollar amounts or express dollar amount ceilings; (2) who is not subject to chapter 76; and (3) who is excluded from collective bargaining and not subject to chapter 89C. [L 1982, c 129, pt of §34A; gen ch 1985; am L 2000, c 253, §150]
Power of legislature to enact laws of statewide concern not limited by article VIII, §2 of state constitution; §46-21.5 and this section not unconstitutional under article VIII, §2 of state constitution as provisions intended to allow for integrated, equitable, and reasonable salaries among top-level officers of all jurisdictions was a matter of statewide concern and thus was a matter within the powers of the legislature. 67 H. 412, 689 P.2d 757.
Constitutional. 67 H. 412, 689 P.2d 757.
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