2011 Hawaii Code
90. State Policy Concerning the Utilization of Volunteer Services
§90-2 Scope of chapter; status of volunteers.

HI Rev Stat § 90-2 (2011 through Reg Sess) What's This?

§90-2 Scope of chapter; status of volunteers. (a) An agency may recruit, train, and accept the services of volunteers.

(b) No person shall on the basis of sex, age, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, marital status, physical or mental handicap, or political grounds, be excluded from participation in, or be denied the benefits of, any volunteer program or volunteer activity.

(c) Volunteers recruited, trained, or accepted by an agency shall be excluded from any provision of law relating to state or county employment, from any collective bargaining agreement between the State and counties, with any employees' association or union, from any law relating to hours of work, rates of compensation, leaves, and employee benefits, and from any other provision of title 7, except those consistent with this chapter.

(d) An agency may reimburse volunteers for expenses, consistent with the provisions of section 90-4, as deemed necessary to assist volunteers in performing their services.

(e) An agency may designate a person or establish a position to coordinate and administer the volunteer activities of that agency. [L 1978, c 10, pt of §2; am L 1998, c 295, §2]

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