Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 302L
- Agency: means any agency, board, commission, department, or officer of a county government or the state government, including the authority as defined in part II. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:8-206
- Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
- Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
- At-risk children: means children who, because of their home and community environment, are subject to language, cultural, economic, and other disadvantages that cause them to be at risk for school failure, including children:
(1) Who are eligible for special education services;
(2) Who are English as a second language learners;
(3) Who reside within a public school district, established under chapter 302A, that is in need of improvement based on the criteria of the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (Public Law 107-110), as amended; or
(4) Whose family income is no more than three hundred per cent of the federal poverty level. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:8-204
- Board: means the early learning board established pursuant to this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:8-204
- Center-based: describes programs in which early learning services are provided in a facility, including private preschools, child care centers, and head start programs, licensed, or excluded or exempt from licensing, by the department of human services. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:8-204
- Coastal zone management area: means all lands of the State and the area extending seaward from the shoreline to the limit of the State's police power and management authority, including the United States territorial sea. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:8-206
- Coastal zone management program: means the comprehensive statement in words, maps, or other permanent media of communication, prepared, approved for submission, and amended by the State and approved by the United States government pursuant to Public Law No. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:8-206
- Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
- Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
- Early learning: means developmentally appropriate early childhood development and education for children from prenatal care until the time they enter kindergarten. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:8-204
- Early learning system: means a developmentally appropriate early childhood development and education system for children from prenatal care until the time they enter kindergarten. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:8-204
- Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
- Family child care program: means a program in which a child is cared for in a family child care home licensed under section 346-161. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:8-204
- Family engagement: means practices that engage families in recognition of the need for families to actively support their child's learning and development, including classrooms that make families feel welcome, communication with families on an ongoing basis, the promotion of responsible parenting, and involvement in decisions that affect families and their children. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:8-204
- Family-child interaction learning program: means a program attended by both a child and at least one adult who is the child's parent, relative, or other caregiver, that facilitates family-child interactive learning experiences for children and educates the family member or members about how to encourage the child's learning. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:8-204
- Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
- Home state: means , with respect to an insured, the state in which an insured maintains the insured's principal place of business or, in the case of a surplus lines broker, the state in which the surplus lines broker maintains the surplus lines broker's principal residence or principal place of business and is licensed to act as a surplus lines broker; provided that if one hundred per cent of the insured risk is located out of the state where the insured maintains the insured's principal place of business or the state where the individual maintains the principal residence, the home state shall be the state where the greatest percentage of the insured's taxable premium for that insurance contract is allocated. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:8-102
- important agricultural lands: means those lands, identified pursuant to this part, that:
(1) Are capable of producing sustained high agricultural yields when treated and managed according to accepted farming methods and technology;
(2) Contribute to the State's economic base and produce agricultural commodities for export or local consumption; or
(3) Are needed to promote the expansion of agricultural activities and income for the future, even if currently not in production. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:7-305
- Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
- Land: means the earth, water, and air above, below, or on the surface. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:8-206
- Lead agency: means the office of planning. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:8-206
- National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
- Office: means the executive office on early learning established pursuant to this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:8-204
- Person: means an individual, corporation, or partnership, and an organization or association, whether or not incorporated. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:8-206
- Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
- Public advisory body: means the advisory body established in section 205A-3. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:8-206
- Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
- Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
- Shoreline: means the upper reaches of the wash of the waves, other than storm and seismic waves, at high tide during the season of the year in which the highest wash of the waves occurs, usually evidenced by the edge of vegetation growth, or the upper limit of debris left by the wash of the waves. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:8-206
- Surplus lines broker: means any person licensed under section 431:8-310 to place insurance on risks resident, located, or to be performed in this State with unauthorized insurers. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:8-102
- Surplus lines insurance: means any property and casualty insurance on risks procured from or placed with an unauthorized insurer under the laws of the insured's home state. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:8-102
- Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
- Unauthorized insurer: means an insurer not holding a valid certificate of authority to transact an insurance business in the state in which the subject resident is located or in which the insurance contract will be performed. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:8-102
- Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.