2015 Hawaii Revised Statutes
24. Allowance and Salary for Legislators
24-7 Legislative contingency funds.

HI Rev Stat § 24-7 (2015) What's This?

§24-7 Legislative contingency funds. A senate contingency fund and a house contingency fund shall be established. Each fund shall consist of moneys provided by any appropriation made by the legislature for the expenses of the respective house. Appropriation for the senate contingency fund shall not exceed $10,000 per year and appropriation for the house contingency fund shall not exceed $15,000 per year. Each fund is to be used to cover the expenses of social occasions hosted by each house as a whole and other social occasions as authorized by the presiding officer of the respective house. No moneys shall be expended from such funds except for such occasions and except upon approval by the presiding officer of the respective house.

Every expenditure made from each fund shall be accountable to the legislature. [L 1969, c 5, pt of §1]

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