to provide a review and analysis of the State's present workmen's
compensation legislation and its practical operation, including the
costs of insurance (chapters 1 through 6); (b) identify major changes in
program orientation and administration which appear desirable (chapter
7); (c) identify formal, technical and minor improvements which should
be made in the State law (chapter 8); and (d) provide a draft of a
recodified workmen's compensation law which removes ambiguities and
inconsistencies in the present legislation and which may be enacted
without effecting major substantive or procedural changes in the
existing law (Appendix A).
An understanding of how the tax has evolved over the
years, what type of tax it is now, what are its identifiable
implications today in terms of fiscal and social policies, and
what alternative directions may now be taken, is essential to
governmental officials and private citizens concerned with
matters of public finance in Hawaii.
This study of the provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code is designed
to give an over-all analysis of the provisions of the Code and their
potential effect upon the existing laws of the State of Hawaii.
This compilation of Legislative Reference Bureau reports, has been prepared as an aid to legislators, government officials and others who may desire research data on specific subjects or who may wish more general information on Bureau publications. All Bureau reports released since Hawaii became a state in August, 1959 are included.