Hawaii Revised Statutes 40-51 Money Drawn Only on Warrants.

§40-51 Money drawn only on warrants. Excepting moneys paid for the redemption of bonds of the state debt, and the interest coupons of the same, and for interest on overdue warrants, and drafts against special deposits and for the expenses of the legislature and the judiciary, and payment authorized by the comptroller by means of electronic funds transfers and through automated clearinghouses for the purposes of implementing an electronic benefits transfer system for the department of human services, no money shall be drawn from or out of the treasury except upon warrants, substantially in the form of section 40-52, issued from the comptroller's office; provided that upon request, the comptroller shall provide financial services involving the issuance of warrants on behalf of the legislature and the judiciary. Every warrant shall be signed by the comptroller or the comptroller's deputy or by means of any mechanical check signer that may be adopted by the comptroller, and shall be made payable upon such date as may be approved by the director of finance to the order of the person to whom the State is directly indebted. [L 1898, c 39, §11B; RL 1925, §1449; am L 1931, c 11, §1; RL 1935, §576; RL 1945, §1580; RL 1955, §34-29; am L 1957, c 152, §1; am L Sp 1959 2d, c 1, §14; am L 1963, c 114, §1; HRS §40-51; am L 1974, c 159, §7; gen ch 1985; am L 1996, c 231, §3]

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