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Spate of new laws take effect in Hawaii with new year

By Associated Press

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LAST UPDATED: 11:53 a.m. HST, Dec 28, 2012


A handful of new laws will take effect with the new year in Hawaii, affecting a range of things including public records, abandoned vessels and athletic trainers.

All or portions of 16 bills will take effect Jan. 1.

A public records creates a process for government agencies to be able to appeal decisions by the Office of Information Practices.

Another law clarifies the responsibility for disposing abandoned boats. The Department of Land and Natural Resources wanted the law because it was tired of other agencies asking it to remove abandoned vessels even if they weren’t on state lands.

Athletic trainers will also have new regulations. 

Louise Inafuku is president of the Hawaii Athletic Trainers Association. She says there was no state agency for people to report concerns about uncertified trainers.





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