2013 Hawaii Revised Statutes
TITLE 9. PUBLIC PROPERTY, PURCHASING AND CONTRACTING
107. Public Improvements
107-24 Authority and duties of the council.
§107-24 Authority and duties of the council. (a) Any law to the contrary notwithstanding, the council shall establish a comprehensive state building code.
(b) The council shall appoint a subcommittee comprised of the four council members representing county building officials, whose duty shall be to recommend any necessary or desirable state amendments to the model codes. Any recommended state amendments shall require the unanimous agreement of the subcommittee.
(c) The council may appoint other investigative, technical expertise committees, which may include council members.
(d) The council shall consult with general building contractor associations and building trade associations to gather information and recommendations on construction practices and training relevant to building codes and standards.
(e) The council shall review and adopt, as appropriate, new model building codes within eighteen months of the official publication date.
(f) The council may make expenditures for technical references, equipment and supplies, and other operating expenses, and may contract for the conduct of research studies and other technical services.
(g) The council shall provide education and technical training and administrative assistance in the form of services or grants at the state and county levels relating to the implementation and enforcement of the state building code adopted pursuant to this part. [L 2007, c 82, pt of §2]
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