Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-77.5 Claims Against the State; Remedial Measures.]


Pilot project for efficiency measures to be included with budget documents submitted to the legislature; report to 2017 legislature; auditor report (no later than March 1, 2017). L 2015, c 67.

[§37-77.5 Claims against the State; remedial measures.] (a) The attorney general shall develop and implement a procedure, no later than October 1, 1999, for advising its client agencies on how to avoid future claims, by requesting client agencies to take corrective action to eliminate or mitigate those factors identified by the attorney general as contributing to the State's negligence. Based upon this advice, the client agencies shall develop new policies or modify existing practices to avoid repetition of similar claims.

(b) The attorney general shall submit a report to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, and the chairs of the house and senate judiciary committees no later than twenty days prior to the convening of each regular legislative session describing the claims and the attendant circumstances therein and containing the advice for corrective action rendered to the agency. The report shall also contain the remedial measures which the attorney general shall take or recommended that the legislature take if an agency fails to take corrective action within a reasonable period of time. The report shall be deemed a confidential and privileged communication to the legislature and shall not be disclosed pursuant to sections 92F-13 and 92F-19(b). [L 1999, c 111, §5]

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