2017 Hawaii Revised Statutes
397. Boiler and Elevator Safety Law
397-13 Boiler and elevator special fund; establishment; purposes.

Universal Citation: HI Rev Stat § 397-13 (2017)

[§397-13] Boiler and elevator special fund; establishment; purposes. (a) There is established in the state treasury the boiler and elevator special fund, into which shall be deposited all fees collected pursuant to section 397-5 and any appropriation from the legislature. All interest and investment moneys earned on any moneys in the special fund shall become part of the special fund.

(b) The purpose of the special fund is to provide for sufficient operating costs to carry out the purposes of this chapter. Moneys in the fund may be expended for:

(1) Personnel and operating expenses;

(2) Staff training and staff certification fees and expenses;

(3) Preparation and dissemination of public information on safe installation and use of equipment regulated by this chapter;

(4) Preparation of annual reports to the legislature as required by this chapter; and

(5) Reimbursement to the general fund as required by this section.

(c) The director shall submit a report to the legislature on the status of the boiler and elevator special fund, including expenditures and program results, not less than twenty days prior to the convening of each regular session.

(d) No later than five years from the date of the establishment of the special fund, the director shall reimburse the general fund for the amount of any initial appropriation that was made by the general revenues of the State to the special fund. [L 2012, c 103, §1]

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