2011 Hawaii Code
DIVISION 1. GOVERNMENT
TITLE 7. PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
90. State Policy Concerning the Utilization of Volunteer Services
§90-4 Volunteer benefits.


HI Rev Stat § 90-4 (2011 through Reg Sess) What's This?

§90-4 Volunteer benefits. Volunteer benefits shall be provided within the limits of an agency's budget as follows:

(1) Meals may be furnished without charge or the cost thereof may be reimbursed to volunteers serving the agency.

(2) Lodging may be furnished temporarily without charge or the cost thereof may be reimbursed to volunteers.

(3) Transportation reimbursement including parking fees, bus and taxi fares may be furnished to volunteers. Mileage reimbursement when provided for shall be furnished at a rate comparable to that of permanent employees performing similar duties. Volunteers may be authorized to use state vehicles in the performance of official state duties.

(4) Solely for the purposes of chapter 662, volunteers are hereby deemed "employees of the State," when acting for an agency in their capacity as volunteers.

(5) Out-service training and conference reimbursement may be furnished for volunteers.

(6) Personal liability insurance coverage may be furnished for volunteers.

(7) Reasonable expenses incurred by volunteers in connection with their assignments may be reimbursed.

(8) Recognition of volunteer service may include a recognition ceremony, certificates, and awards to be determined by the agency. [L 1978, c 10, pt of §2]

Attorney General Opinions

Budgetary limitation does not appear to apply to paragraph (4) in same manner as other listed paragraphs. Att. Gen. Op. 85-8.

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